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Costa & Coop p68: Repeats on ITV3: Is there too many spoilers?

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Brekkie Wales Wales Today
Not seen said spoiler but can guess what you're hinting towards and seems yet again the soaps would rather sensationalise what has so far been a pretty authentic storyline rather than show justice can be achieved through the courts.
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Andrew Founding member Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
It is funny how because of no EastEnders, Corrie is on the front of the TV mags (What’s on TV and TV Choice) most weeks (with ED the other weeks) and due to the lack of episodes dragging out the storylines, it’s often been multiple versions of Geoff and Yasmeen.

Also I notice that if the headline on the front ends in a question mark, it means it doesn’t happen.

“Rita Dies?” - she doesn’t die
“Shock for Rita!” - she does get a shock
SO
Soupnzi Recently warned London London
Not to forget that Ken not only knew Hilda...but was related to her once, as his brother David married her daughter Irma.
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cobbles
Just out of interest. Did they ever confirm onscreen the passing of Hilda Ogden after Jean Alexander died in 2016? I know they dedicated an episode to Jean Alexander but I don’t remember them mentioning it on the programme.

I stopped watching in 2018 so I may have missed something as I recall someone saying something would be done.


There's a very general rule of thumb for Corrie.

- If an actor dies whilst playing the role it will be mentioned on screen.
- If an actor dies after they have left to go live in the lakes/Canada/Australia/Wherever it's not mentioned and they are presumed alive.
- If a relation of theirs returns after a long absence or they need to write a character out for a few weeks the character hitherto unmentioned might die as a result.
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chris Granada North West Today
Just out of interest. Did they ever confirm onscreen the passing of Hilda Ogden after Jean Alexander died in 2016? I know they dedicated an episode to Jean Alexander but I don’t remember them mentioning it on the programme.

I stopped watching in 2018 so I may have missed something as I recall someone saying something would be done.


There's a very general rule of thumb for Corrie.

- If an actor dies whilst playing the role it will be mentioned on screen.
- If an actor dies after they have left to go live in the lakes/Canada/Australia/Wherever it's not mentioned and they are presumed alive.
- If a relation of theirs returns after a long absence or they need to write a character out for a few weeks the character hitherto unmentioned might die as a result.


And actually for life - you can’t tell me you know exactly when people you’ve known over the years die, particularly if they moved far away, even if you were at one time very close?
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Jez Founding member Wales Wales Today
It is funny how because of no EastEnders, Corrie is on the front of the TV mags (What’s on TV and TV Choice) most weeks (with ED the other weeks) and due to the lack of episodes dragging out the storylines, it’s often been multiple versions of Geoff and Yasmeen.

Also I notice that if the headline on the front ends in a question mark, it means it doesn’t happen.

“Rita Dies?” - she doesn’t die
“Shock for Rita!” - she does get a shock


To be honest Corrie had dominated the front covers of the tv guides for a good few years now (long before Eastenders went off air) with Emmerdale also getting a good proportion of the front covers when Corrie isn't the main cover story. It was the complete opposite during the 2000s and early 2010s with Corrie only getting a front cover once in a while and EastEnders dominating the cover most weeks. Poor old Emmerdale very rarely got a look in. How things have changed.

This weeks Whats on TV - Geoff Turns Murderer? - which means he wont but even if he does it definately wont be Sally.
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Stuart West Country (West) Spotlight
I know it's not supposed to be realistic, but why would you go to a pub to buy a take-out bottle of wine when you have a corner shop and a Co-Op within walking distance? It would be more expensive from the pub at £12.75.

However, it did provide an excuse for the best facial grimace I've seen in ages when Jenny went for the hand sanitiser after Geoff left. Very Happy I chuckled for quite a while.
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Amber Avenger Granada North West Today
I know it's not supposed to be realistic, but why would you go to a pub to buy a take-out bottle of wine when you have a corner shop and a Co-Op within walking distance? It would be more expensive from the pub at £12.75


Maybe to support a local business at the heart of the community that's been closed for months? It's not that unrealistic
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Soupnzi Recently warned London London
I know it's not supposed to be realistic, but why would you go to a pub to buy a take-out bottle of wine when you have a corner shop and a Co-Op within walking distance? It would be more expensive from the pub at £12.75



Maybe to support a local business at the heart of the community that's been closed for months? It's not that unrealistic

Buying wine to take away from a pub does feel like something people do in soaps more than they do in real life tbh....though people have been obvs doing it more recently (as well as getting ale poured into various bottles). I think Lisa Duckworth did it most memorably though.
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JamesWorldNews STV Central World News
Geez. A one-way system inside The Rovers, directions to a beer garden and mandatory hand sanitizer on the bar. And Betty Turpin sharing her wall with Coronavirus warning posters.

That photo has actually made me feel quite sad. One of the last bastions of escapism - The Rovers Return Inn - now shows all the signs of the modern world that we live in and the reaches of a pandemic nightmare. Of all the events we've seen taking place inside those walls for the last sixty years, of all the hairnets and dangly earrings worn, of all the slanging matches and hastily arranged wedding receptions...........that plastic bottle of hand sanitizer somehow wipes some of the greatness away. If you pardon the pun.

Even 'The Rovers' isn't immune to this horror. For once, I wish Granada hadn't quite got it so "real".

At least Betty is still smiling.............
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EJ
EJNutz Anglia (West) Look East (West sub-opt)
Nice bit of humour tonight with maria. She was delayed getting to the hospital as she was busy doing a No 2.
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cobbles
I know it's not supposed to be realistic, but why would you go to a pub to buy a take-out bottle of wine when you have a corner shop and a Co-Op within walking distance? It would be more expensive from the pub at £12.75


Maybe to support a local business at the heart of the community that's been closed for months? It's not that unrealistic


When most people haven't been able to work properly for months? Not that many folks worked properly in Corrie anyway....

Tbh I'd rather they had a character die of Covid than all this rubbish with looking like a gov health and safety advert....

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