Cassie Plummer (Claire Sweeney) hasn't had an easy time of it since arriving in Weatherfield – and unfortunately, it's set to get worse as she's found overdosed by her son Tyrone on Coronation Street next week.
Cassie lands in big trouble on her first day working at the garage when drug dealer Dean (Anthony Crank) arrives demanding money. Cassie promises to pay him by the end of the day.
Later, Abi Webster (Sally Carman-Duttine) catches Cassie with her hand in the petty cash, but Cassie begs her not to say anything.
However, disaster strikes after Tyrone Dobbs (Alan Halsall) gives Cassie money for a present for daughter Ruby’s (Billie Naylor) birthday and Cassie runs straight to Dean. Her family finds Cassie collapsed with an overdose.
Abi suggests Cassie attend a support group and Tyrone agrees to go with her. There, Cassie lies and blames all her troubles on Evelyn Plummer (Maureen Lipman), leaving Tyrone aghast at the picture Cassie paints of his grandma.
Jealous of Max (Paddy Beaver) slowly rekindling his relationship with Sabrina Adetiba (Luana Santos), Lauren Bolton (Cait Fitton) pretends that she and Max are an item to wind up her love rival.
Later, Lauren’s frustrations boil over and she trashes the salon. Max realises what she’s done and tries to clean up the mess and cover for her. But after Max finally has to confess to dad David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) and Maria Connor (Samia Longchambon), Lauren’s in for a shock when the police arrive to arrest her for criminal damage.
When Daisy Midgeley (Charlotte Jordan) finds out that Jenny Connor (Sally Ann Matthews) is treating Stephen Reid (Todd Boyce) to a holiday, she warns Jenny not to waste her money on him.
Ronnie Bailey (Vinta Morgan) presents brother Ed (Trevor Michael Georges) with his own bank card for the business account. As Ed takes the card, he masks his unease, knowing this could reignite his gambling demons.
When Courtney Vance (Stephanie Davis) suggests an afternoon tryst, Aadi’s torn and explains that he’s got a meeting with Darren Vance (Ryan Early) and Dev Alahan (Jimmi Harkishin). There, Aadi is uncomfortable when Darren quizzes him on his love life.
Gemma Winter-Brown (Dolly-Rose Campbell) is stunned when Henry Newton (George Banks) invites her to a hotel bar on the premise of a business meeting then declares his undying love for her.
Eliza Woodrow (Savannah Kunyo) is excited to go to the cinema with her dad, but she returns home from school in tears and tells Stu Carpenter (Bill Fellows) that she started her period in the middle of PE. Stu hugs her and tries to support his granddaughter.
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