Saturday, 5 January 2013

Coronation Street double episode review, Friday January 4

There was  surely the collective sound of millions of  Coronation Street viewers hissing "don't do it,  Gail"  as she finally fell into the scheming  posh  conman Lewis's honeytrap and succumbed to his faux sincere charms  after he cleverly  roped  an accomplice in to claim he'd been offered a dream job in Tuscany but that  he could't do it, as he was  infatuated by Gail.

Lewis, who would be surely  twirling his  villainous  moustache -  if he had one - clearly in reality still holds a torch  for ex love Gail's mum Audrey as witnessed by his annoyance when she brought  her  short-lived rough-hewn new date - "a lower order primate," as Lewis sneered -  into the Bistro.

Audrey won't be impressed when she finds out, as she  is bound to eventually, that Lewis  has seduced her daughter as part of his revenge plan for breaking  him and Audrey  up and not even for her money  - Gail  doesn't have any, surely.  Good to see Nigel Havers in full evil Charmer mode, though.

Meanwhile Leanne assured Nick she still loved him not  Peter  and was rearranging the wedding and Kevin apologised to Jenna.

Tommy  was let off with a police warning over the (now miraculously recovered from  death's door and potential brain damage) Fizz's  faulty boiler carbon monoxide poisoning business, even though her secret love Tyrone knew he was to blame really.

Follow the Coronation Street Blog on Twitter and Facebook


Frosty the Snowman said...

Dont know about the collective sound of hissing dont do it, I think most of us had our faces buried in cushions at this awful snogging of the pair of them and Helen Worth blinking, dancing around the Bistro like some care in the community and staring gooey eyed at poor Lewis. How on earth does bedding the daughter going to get him back with the mother. Revolting. Hey Sarah Louise is rumoured to be back soon, perhaps the cad could bed her too and it be a hat trick! BAH!

Anonymous said...

Here, here, my partner was fair scunnered by the stomach wrenching lip action in show last night. There should be some sort of warning that kind of thing is about to be broadcast! I'm sure aliens in outer space could hear a collective "eeewwhh" from us each time Gail puckered up. Loved Sally's reaction thinking it was Kevin that Gail fancied.

Anonymous said...

I think Lewis will con Gail into giving him the money so he can pay Audrey back what he owes her. All under the guise of "we should make a clean break with the past, have a clean slate" blah blah blah. And dopey Gail will fall for it.

I hope that's what happens cuz she's got it coming. Her interfering caused the break-up; and her constant interfering in her sons' lives drives me up the wall!

So I say "go get 'er, Lewis!!!"

~JB in Canada

Anonymous said...

Not to mention poor ol' Gail's heart will be broken - which I think is Lewis' main intent - to make her feel the pain that he and Audrey felt.

~JB in Canada

Humpty Dumpty said...

The thing that I haven't worked out is what Lewis's re-entry storyline will be. Any clues?

Anonymous said...

Good question, Humpty. Maybe we here can come with something better than the writers would? :-)

~JB in Canada

Corrie-Cola said...

Funny though...with the storyline of Gail and Lewis I had no patience for anyone else (especially Carla..hope Rob takes over the factory one day).
Poor Audrey...her date was a reminder of just how special Lewis was and how she could easily fall for him. As for Gail! Going with her mom's ex who she was responsible for making an ex! Tacky. She deserves everything she gets. Love of his life??? Get real!

Anonymous said...

He's stringing Gail along beautifully and I'm enjoying watching her being thoroughly duped. She's had it coming.

~JB in Canada

Anonymous said...

I just hope, if I ever become seriously ill, there is a bed open at that hospital.

Janice said...

The only way I can see Lewis returning after conning Gail would be with Claudia in tow. He has burned bridges with the Platts and he has no other connection to the street. Claud has a score to settle with Aud and she was popular with viewers.

rita duck said...

great comments i wish they would LISTEN to viewers loved sally and gail togther this is what we want to see real life,what corrie was famous for leave the nonsence to the other soaps

rita duck said...

no chemistry between sophie and jenna notlookin forward to the relateship both to wooden love irene love karl but not sunita and not the fireman

Anonymous said...

Anybody else think Audrey is in on it with Lewis, in order to teach Gail a lesson or would that just be too cruel?
I also loved the chat between Sally and can tell Sally still loves Kevin so it's time for those two to give in another go IMO.

Kate said...

I'm another who loved Sally & Gail's chat - best part of the episode! Wish there was more of this in the Street.

It's awkward to watch Gail & Lewis smooching. I wish Lewis' revenge did not involve a romantic element!!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Our Top 10 Blog Posts in last 7 days (automatically updated)

Click on a name to find out more about your Corrie favourites!

aidan connor alan halsall alex bain alison king alison sinclair all about soap awards amy barlow amy kelly andrea beckett andrew paul andy carver andy whyment anna windass anne kirkbride antony cotton audrey roberts awards barbara knox barlows battleaxes becky mcdonald behind the scenes ben price ben tagoe bet gilroy bet lynch beth tinker bethany platt betty driver betty turpin betty williams betty's hotpot bev callard bev unwin beverley callard bill roache bill tarmey billy mayhew billy the vicar blanche hunt brooke vincent bruno langley Callum Logan can i visit the coronation street set Canada canadian coronation street fans cardy o'donnell carla barlow carla connor carmel morgan catherine tyldesley cathy matthews celebrities on coronation street characters joining coronation street characters leaving coronation street charlie condou cherylee houston chesney brown chris fewtrell chris gascoyne claire king classic corrie clothes worn on coronation street colson smith competition conversation street coronation street art coronation street fan events coronation street fan of the week coronation street fans coronation street funerals coronation street history coronation street in canada coronation street look-a-like coronation street map coronation street men coronation street merchandise coronation street news coronation street spoilers Coronation Street The Tour coronation street weekly update coronation street weekly updates coronation street writers craig charles damon rochefort daran little david neilson david platt debbie oates debbie rush deirdre barlow deirdre hunt deirdre Langton deirdre perm deirdre rachid Dennis Tanner dev alahan eileen derbyshire eileen grimshaw ellie-louise leach elsie tanner emily bishop emily nugent ena sharples exclusive interview famous people who have been in corrie fat brenda faye windass fiz brown fiz stape flaming nora florizel street flying ducks gail hillman Gail McIntyre gail platt gail potter gail rodwell gail tilsley gary windass gary's army diaries gay and lesbians gay men in coronation street gay men in soaps gay women in soaps granada manchester coronation street set granada studios gurn of the week helen worth hilda ogden hilda ogden's curlers Hope Stape hot pot how to contact coronation street inside soap magazine izzy armstrong jack and vera duckworth jack p shepherd jane danson jane danson's husband jason grimshaw jennie mcalpine jigsaw jimmi harkishin job vacancies at coronation street julie carp julie goodyear julie hesmondhalgh julie jones julie walters kabin karen mcdonald kate ford katherine kelly kathy jones katie mcglynn Katy Cavanagh ken barlow kevin webster kim crowther kirk sutherland kylie platt kylie turner kym marsh kym ryder leanne barlow leanne battersby leanne tilsley leanne's real mother les dennis lisa george liz mcdonald lloyd mullaney maggie jones malcolm hebden maria connor maria gordon maria sutherland mark llewellin maxine's bench michael le vell michelle connor mikey north mikey north miley windass minnie caldwell Morrissey mothers on the cobbles new set newton and ridley nick tilsley nick's bistro nigel pivaro no.1 Coronation Street no.11 coronation street no.13 coronation street no.3 coronation street no.5 coronation street no.6 coronation street no.7 coronation street no.9 coronation street norris cole norris cole's brother nuttalls brewery odd side of the street official coronation street website oldham coliseum on location outside broadcast paddy mcguinness pat phoenix patti claire patti clare paula lane peter barlow peter gunn pets on coronation street phil collinson Philip Lowrie pickled jo pictures of the coronation street set pigeons pillars of the community platt family props qasim akhtar returning characters rita fairclough rita littlewood rita sullivan road to coronation street rovers bosses rovers fire rovers return rovers return barmaids rovers return fire rovers return landlady roy and hayley roy cropper roys rolls ryan thomas sally webster sally and tim sally dynevor sally webster sally whittaker sam aston samia smith sarah platt schmeichel sean tully simon barlow simon crowther simon gregson sinead tinker sophie webster state of the street steve mcdonald storyline speculation storylines streetcars stuart blackburn stuffed marrow sue cleaver sue johnston sue nicholls sylvia cropper sylvia goodwin terence maynard terry duckworth the corrie years the kabin the road to coronation street through the years tina mcintyre todd grimshaw tony warren Tony Warren inspiration tours of coronation street tracy barlow trafford set tram crash tricia hopkins tyrone dobbs underworld underworld sign unofficial book vera duckworth victoria court fire walking tours weatherfield weatherfield arms weatherfield council weatherfield county weatherfield county football club weatherfield fire station weatherfield gazette weatherfield haulage Weatherfield Open Days weatherfield style weatherfield wayfarer wedding wedding dress weddings weekly awards weekly update where have you seen william roache William Roache Interview window cleaners writers for soaps