Monday, 17 October 2016
Coronation Street Episode Review Monday 17th October
"It's a big day for us all," says Liz, notionally talking about Steve's test for MD, little knowing what's going on over the road. After filling his petrol cans and driving to the prison, David's new, un-MOTable car won't start, so he misses his chance to blow up Clayton, himself and the police officers transporting Clayton to court. However, the Platts don't miss their chance. Nick tells Robert that the Bistro electrics have blown (even bribing Pat not to 'fix' them), Gail persuades David across for a candle-lit family meal and Nick completes the plan by luring David down to the cellar to look at new world wines (I was kind of expecting there still to be two hundred cans of olives down there). David is so calm, joshing with Max, telling Lily to eat breakfast that it's impossible to know what his plans are - which is how he wants it. He believes that he has kep his secret so carefully that he still doesn't understand what Nick and Gail are up to when they lock him in the cellar, but he soon kicks off, slamming against the door, trying to find leverage with Nick by bringing up Bryan's killer, and with Sarah by asking her to help him pay her debt to his wife seeing as Kylie saved Sarah from Callum. It's all to no avail as he's left in the cellar with nowt but a sleeping bag and magnums of champagne, eyeing up the bars on the cellar tunnel. The family are treating David like a junkie, locking up for his own good until the trial is over, and in a way he is an addict - addicted to the idea of revenge. He doesn't think life will get better "I died when Kylie died","All that's left is the worst of me,":- he doesn't think he will ever stop feeling the way he does.
In other wayward sons news, the eye candy for the slightly more mature lady, Peter Barlow is back back back! With a spray-tan, a nasty gash and a few tall tales. He taps his sister for money and his dad for a bed. Ken, influenced by both Emily's trip to Peru and his own unpaid internship at Preston's Petals, has booked an Italian cruise, like a geriatric Jack Sparrow, as Tracy puts it. However as soon as Peter turns up, you know he's never going to see the Uffizi. Peter disappears at one in the morning to see a man about a job, but he admits to Tracy that he's in Weatherfield because he upset a yacht owner in Portsmouth, who has made it impossible for him to find work. As he and Ken fall into the familiar arguments, "You've talked the talk, but the only walk you've walked has been away - from kids, wives, responsibilities", the airport taxi arrives, but before Ken can answer the door, he collapses from the stress of his prodigal son returning.
Meanwhile Leanne, unaware that Tim's words of wisdom have persuaded Steve to take the test, drops not so much a cat as a bitch amongst the pigeons as she tells Tracy about Steve's possible genetic disorder. Tracy marches straight 'round to the pub to chew out Steve as he eats his tea. Michelle works out who told Tracyluv and is determined to have it out with her new BFF, despite Steve's hapless interventions.
"It's going to be fine, I can just feel it," said Liz, earlier. I'm not sure it will, Liz, I'm not sure it will.
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