Monday, 16 February 2015
Coronation Street double episode review, Mon 16 Feb
A scene that I found difficult to watch was when Eva was confiding in Todd about her and Tony's house plans. Eva seems so trusting and incapable of understanding what Todd is trying to do - in short, break them up. He so jealous of other people's happiness. Have I missed something or do we still not know what happened to Todd in London. He's been back for well over a year now.
Jason is going to take Eva to New York but they will not be able to see The Golden Gate Bridge unless they also go to San Fransisco. Geography aside, Jason means well. He is also of the belief that when he called on his dad Tony, that he was with someone. And yes he was. Poor Liz, when all this comes out.
Julie is driving Sophie mad with her attempts to account for 17 pence, offering to pay it herself.
It seems as if Julie's 'talking stick' has worked a treat. Sophie, Mary and Julie each have their say. Julie says how hurt she was when Mary corrected her pronunciation of mezze. She speaks of how she feels that she's not good enough for Dev, 'a middle-aged factory worker.' Heartwarmingly, Mary jumps to Julie's defence describing her as an 'attractive, vivacious woman' who should have more self belief.
When the idea is mooted that Mary might be attracted to Dev, Mary finds the idea amusing.'I'm attracted to clever men, ' she says while giggling at the very idea of her and Dev. Personally I was convinced. Mary's jealousy of Julie stemmed from Mary's fear of no longer being needed by Dev to take care of the children. Should Dev remarry, then Mary would be superfluous.
There was quite a revelation about Mary's past as a life model wearing a braid of daisies in her hair. 'I used to love my modelling days. My thing was flowers, my motif if you will.'
Owen looked very isolated after Linda's revelation in The Rovers. She tells her daughters how she sent letters, Christmas cards, birthday cards but Owen intercepted them and kept up the lie that their mother had left because of Izzy's disability. Linda had an affair with her boss, but wanted to come back to the family home. Owen stopped it all. It was interesting to see Gary's response. Would it be a misjudgement to say that he was enjoying it? Relishing Owen's possible ousting from the family home?
Praise again for Craig and his wonderful support of Faye. He has worked out that she is 7 months pregnant now and that she really should tell Anna. Once the tension has calmed down a little, Anna hugs Faye and says to her, 'At least I don't have to worry about you.' Oh the irony!
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