Sunday, 1 January 2017
Corrie Weekly awards Dec. 25 - 30
Tear Jerk award: Lily pretending to talk to Mummy on her phone and David continuing the conversation. *gulp*
Throwback award: When the barman asked Peter what he would have, he answered "Now, there's a question". (Elsie Tanner's last words on the show in January 1984)
Post Mortem: Toyah and Toby raking their marriage over the coals.
Teenage hell award: I feel for Bethany and her emotions and her crushes. It's all very realistic. She's really just a kid trying to figure out what growing up is all about.
It's Not The Size Award: Andy sold the tablets which he must have had in that big duffel bag, three times the size of the doctor's bag where he took the tablets from and which would have held far more than just tablets. The envelope with the money wasn't large either. Why the huge bag?
Continuity fail: Liz was supposed to be in Spain on Christmas Day but was behind the bar on Boxing Day. Toyah told Roy that Leanne was in hospital. Simon told Peter Leanne was visiting Janice. Which is it? If the visit thing was a lie so Simon wouldn't worry, that's just wrong. He's not 5 even if they still sometimes write him that way.
Musical ambiance: Phelan is threatening Andy out back of the pub to "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet" playing inside the pub (a bit of Canadian content, by the way, Bachman Turner Overdrive)
On Christmas day's episode, a choir sang "Last Christmas", a song from Wham and George Michael. Nobody would have guessed that he would have passed away that day. Boxing Day in the pub, Michaels' version of Last Christmas was on the juke box. I wonder if that was dubbed in at the last minute? Seems odd they'd have used the same song two days in a row otherwise.
Lines of the week:
Tracy "Why do joggers look so smug?" (Nick jogging across the road). Peter "It's nothing to do with jogging. He was born smug" (yes. yes he was)
Peter "'Barlow', Viking word for 'Welcome'" (and now we know why he wasn't bothered at Toyah showing up!)
Peter "It's Christmas Day and I have got a brain!"
Michelle "I've had toothbrushes with more culture than you" Sally "Oh Carry on, it's just chip paper in the window of life" (none of this made any sense and it all felt very awkward!)
Todd "Is Jason coming home for the wedding, because you'll want some guests"
Norris "Look at us. Three wise men and a Mary"
Jude "Merry Christmas, Mum"
Leanne "Praise the Lord, the Spirit of Christmas is resumed"
Bethany "What kind of stupid idiot falls for her mum's boyfriend. Twice" (an emotional teenage girl, that's who)
Tyrone "I don't like jelly. You can't trust it. It's the way it wobbles"
Peter "I can explain. It's not what it must have looked like" (playing tonsil hockey is playing tonsil hockey no matter how you try to explain it)
Norris: Emily to Peru and now you (Mary). It's beginning to look like you're all trying to get away from me" (what was your first clue)
I have to say, the New Year's episodes felt a bit choppy. There's confusion over Leanne's whereabouts which must have been around a lie to Simon as to where she was. Cathy hasn't been seen since the wedding and shows up in the pub alongside of Roy. Little Jack was still up when Kevin got the breakdown call for Johnny and, after cutting directly to the pub, it seemed like it was 10 minutes to midnight. Quite late for a 5 year old to still manage staying awake.
Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Download our free App | Visit Corrie.net
NEW! Coronation Street Blog - the book.
A must for all Corrie fans!
Please read our advice for leaving comments on the Coronation Street Blog
All original work on the Coronation Street Blog is covered by a Creative Commons License
Our Top 10 Blog Posts in last 7 days (automatically updated)
Tom Shaw, the husband of Paula Lane, who played Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, is joining the show! Tom will be playing a new charac...
Pic The Sun / Eamon and James Clarke Has Coronation Street ever done a quicksand story before? Indeed, has any soap? It's an unusua...
Gail gets some news that fair brightens her day in next week's Coronation Street. She finds out she's going to be a grandma yet a...
Our blogger Jordan was invited recently to ITV to interview Chris Harper about playing Nathan Curtis and to find out about the grooming st...
Pic: Daily Mirror / Eamonn and James Clarke It looks like Craig is going to be Bethany's hero, not just her friend, when he comes to...
Could Michelle Connor be the next Coronation Street character to have her name over the door at the Rovers Return? Corrie producer Kate Oa...
Tonight - Wednesday 19 April 2017 - the husband of ex-Corrie actor Paula Lane will turn up in Coronation Street. Paula, you'll remem...
If Johnny and Jenny marry, it's going to be one heck of a Coronation Street wedding. Can you imagine what Bridezilla Bradley will want...
There's a good interview with Kym Marsh, who plays Michelle McDonald in Coronation Street, in this week's Inside Soap magazine . S...
There's a story in The Sun today which says Pat Phelan's daughter is coming to Coronation Street. As with all tabloid spoilers, t...
Click on a name to find out more about your Corrie favourites!
adam barlow aidan connor alan halsall alex bain alexander bain alison king alison sinclair all about soap awards alma baldwin amy barlow amy kelly andrea beckett andy whyment anna windass antony cotton audrey roberts awards baby Oliver 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 beverley callard bill roache billy mayhew billy the vicar blanche hunt brian packham brooke vincent bruno langley can i visit the coronation street set Canada canadian coronation street fans carla connor Cath Tyldesley catherine tyldesley cathy matthews celebrities on coronation street characters joining coronation street characters leaving coronation street cherylee houston chesney brown chris gascoyne chris harper claire king classic corrie clothes worn on coronation street colson smith competition connor mcintyre conversation street coronation street coronation street art coronation street babies Coronation Street Blog - the book coronation street cartoons 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 preview coronation street spoilers coronation street weekly update coronation street weekly updates coronation street writers craig tinker damon alexis-rochefort damon rochefort daniel brocklebank daran little david neilson david platt debbie oates debbie rush debbie webster deirdre barlow deirdre hunt denise osbourne derek griffiths dev alahan eileen derbyshire eileen grimshaw Elle Mulvaney ellie leach ellie-louise leach elsie tanner emily bishop emily nugent ena sharples erica stewart exclusive interview exercise dvds famous people who have been in corrie fat brenda favourite females favourite males faye windass feckless fellas in coronation street filming locations filming mistakes fiz brown fiz stape florizel street flying ducks gail rodwell 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 flanagan helen worth hilda ogden hilda ogden's curlers Hope Stape hot pot how to contact coronation street inside soap inside soap magazine izzy armstrong jack p shepherd Jack P. Shepherd jane danson jean alexander jennie mcalpine jigsaw jimmi harkishin job vacancies at coronation street joe duttine johnny connor jonathan harvey julie goodyear julie hesmondhalgh kabin kate fitzgerald kate ford katherine kelly kathy jones katie mcglynn ken barlow kev webster kevin webster kieran roberts kirk sutherland kylie platt kylie turner kym marsh leanne barlow leanne battersby leanne tilsley liam bairstow lily platt lisa george liz mcdonald lloyd mullaney Lucy Fallon luke britton maggie jones malcolm hebden manchester tart marc baylis maria connor mark llewellin martin sterling mary taylor matriachs maxine's bench michael le vell michelle connor mikey north mikey north miley windass minnie caldwell mothers on the cobbles music in the rovers nathan curtis new set new zealand 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 oliver battersby on location opening titles original cast our blog is the best blog in the world outside broadcast paper boys paper girls pat phelan pat phoenix patti claire patti clare paula lane peter barlow peter gunn pets on coronation street pictures of the coronation street set pigeons pillars of the community platt family plot holes props qasim akhtar quay street returning characters rita fairclough rita littlewood rita sullivan rita tanner road to coronation street rob donovan rob mallard romanian holiday rosamund street rosie webster rovers bosses rovers fire rovers return rovers return barmaids rovers return fire rovers return landlady roy and hayley roy cropper roy's rolls roys rolls ryan thomas sair khan sally webster sally and tim sally dynevor sally dyvenor Sally Metcalfe sally webster sally whittaker sam aston samia ghadie samia longchambon sarah platt Sarah-Louise Platt schmeichel sean tully shayne ward shelley king simon barlow simon crowther simon gregson sinead tinker six episodes per week sophie webster special effects speculation spin-off spoilers state of the street steve mcdonald storyline speculation storylines streetcars sue cleaver sue johnston sue nicholls susan barlow susan oudot sylvia cropper sylvia goodwin terry duckworth the corrie years the kabin the Nazirs the newspaper boy the road to coronation street through the years tim metcalfe tina o'bren tina o'brien Tina O’Brien tiricia hopkins todd grimshaw tony warren Tony Warren inspiration tours of coronation street toyah battersby tracy barlow trafford set tram crash tricia hopkins tyrone dobbs underworld underworld sign unofficial book unofficial merchandise unseen characters viaduct street victoria court fire vip bloggers walking tours watch coronation street online weatherfield weatherfield arms weatherfield council weatherfield county weatherfield county football club weatherfield fire station weatherfield gazette weatherfield haulage Weatherfield high Weatherfield Open Days weatherfield style weatherfield wayfarer websters' autos wedding wedding dress weddings weekly awards weekly update where have you seen william roache William Roache Interview window cleaners writers for soaps Yasmeen nazir zeedan nazir