|Emmerdale Farm Episode 77|
|Original UK airdate||Monday 16 July, 1973|
|Writer||Ray and Juel Mansell|
|Executive Producer||Peter Holmans|
Episode 77 of Emmerdale Farm was originally transmitted on Monday 16 July, 1973, with Script by RAY AND JUEL MANSELL.
At Smithy Cottage Janie thinks that Frank is wasting his talents in the village just mending farm implements etc. He hasn't got the bottle to do anything about it. Matt and Peggy call round to see them and ask if Janie will be godmother to Sally. They have finally decided to have a christening.
Day 87 - Friday 11 May 1973
Joe is fishing with Bobby Benfield. Bobby is impatient. Joe finds out that he has been playing truant from school. When he questions why he isn't going to school Bobby gets angry and runs off
It is Sam's confirmation day and he is nervous. Joe returns without Bobby.
Bobby trips over a branch and hurts his face. When Jack sees him, Bobby says that Joe hit him.
In the Woolpack Alison is telling Henry how much she is enjoying working at the Village shop. Henry tries to insist that she doesn't make any long term plans and she realises that he is expecting more from her. Amos tells William that the brewery can't run a pub without a licensee and he's the only one who knows where everything is!
Clare returns home after seeing Bobby's mother. She tells Jack he has been playing truant ever since they came back from Ireland. She refuses Jack's offer to take her out again saying she is too busy setting up the practice.
Sam, Annie and Joe return home after the confirmation. Matt invites them over to Hawthorn Cottage for a little party.
At the Vicarage Edward is worried because Liz won't tell him anything. Alison tells him that Dr Scott advised Liz have private treatment with an osteopath. Edward says the Bishop has finally agreed to getting a new curate, from St Micheal's Church in Hotten.
Amos is less worried about a takeover now after taking a phone call. He tells Henry his pal reckons its just rumour. He tries to get gossip from Henry about why Alison came back.
Everyone goes back to the farm after the party in high spirits. They discuss what a shame it was that Peggy had to go to bed early. Matt dashes in out of breath and tells Annie that he found Peggy lying on the floor and he can't wake her.
Numbers in brackets denote order of appearance
|Dr. Scott||JOANNA TOPE||(13)|
|Film Cameraman||FRANK POCKLINGTON|
|Sound Recordist||MIKE DONNELLY|
|Film Editor||PETER M. TAYLOR|
|Title Music composed by||TONY HATCH|
|Script Editor||DAVID CRANE|
|Executive Producer||PETER HOLMANS|
|Directed by||DAVID GREEN|