Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Tuesday August 28th - The Thank God for Bell ExpressVu Update
She's a Man Eater
The show opens with Tracey Barlow up to her old tricks. Spying Charlie coming up the street through the windows she hops right to the hoover and pretends to be cleaning the family room. Once Charlie steps into the room Tracey lets out a scream and now we see what she's up to. She wants Clair to hear her through the wall that separates their two homes. The best thing about this scene is that the microphone is clearly visable. Ah Corrie.
Tracey spends the next few moments convincing Charlie to go out for the evening claiming that she will be spending her time with the parents as they have just gotten back from sunny Portsmouth.
Later, Tracey has Amy, the uni-browed Oscar-contender sitting on the bed in her room. After Tracey removes the door handle she closes the door locking she and Amy in the bedroom. What is she to do now?
Well, she starts calling for Claire to help her out of her bedroom. Once Claire gets up there Tracey starts behaving like a defeated woman talking about her own fat behind saying that Charlie deserves a night out. Claire asks if Charlie has locked her in the bedroom and Tracey never denies it. She then swears Claire to secrecy. Right.
So later Claire tells Bev who stays sober long enough to tell Ken and Deirdry the second they get back on the street. Deirdry bee-lines it over to Tracey's place the second she hears the news.
Tracey opens the door and THIS is just over the top. She will only let her mother see one side of her face as if she's got a black eye. Tracey wont let Deirdry into the house and closes the door while her mom wails, "Tracey, you're breaking my heart." Get used to hearing that line Canuksters.
After being turned away by Tracey, Deirdry heads to Claire's place and goes for a smoke and a drink in the back yard.
Lovers in a Dangerous Time
Frankie and Jamie are now in the house and wondering about Danny's whereabouts. They don't really trust that he is gone so they go over to the flat and it is just as Danny left it before he and Jamie went for that nice drive.
Frankie is now worried that Danny has gone to see Warren in Spain. After calling Warren and discovering that nothing is amiss, she decides to head to Spain alone to talk with Warren. We all wish Frankie luck in telling her son that she is in love with his brother.
A Room of One's Own
Over at the Battersy-Browns Cilla still doesn't know that Lez and Yanna were knocking boots on the couch just a few days before. Fiz has made a nice fry-up for their tea but Chezney is eating dinner at a mate's place. They take this opportunity discuss turing the attic into a room for Chezney. I think Lez plans to do the work, but that can't be right.
Later just before Chezney comes home, Lez complains that he can hear Tracey yelling in the street. Cilla calls her "common" but that is not the only hilarious statement she makes. This is what follows:
Chezney tells his parents that his eyes were bigger than his stomach at dinner. Cilla says "I was like that when I was young. I got quite chubby. But, you get passed it." Beat. Then she says "Although, Fiz never did." Beat.
Cilla feels off and heads to bed. Gotta love her.
Send in the Clown
Gail heads over the road to chat with Kevin and the hung-over Sally. Our girl Sally is nursing some tea, poor thing. Gail talks to Kevin and asks him about buying a car for her David. At this point Sally chokes on her tea then does her best to recover without letting Gail know what she really thinks. This causes a bit of a nasty look from Gail. But, why she would expect any other reaction? It is common street knowledge that her son is a "dangerous psychopath."
Later in the house, Rosie and Sophie are hanging in the dining room. Rosie has just gotten a new haircut and looks amazing. Sally and Kevin arrive home with Bill and the girls are pleased to see him. Looks like Bill will be staying on the street until at least Christmas.
What about his wife who he stole from fred Elliot? What will Audrey say?
In Other News
The pub is alive with the sounds of nattering Janice. She is sitting with Kelly, Sean and Fiz talking about Carla Conner. The reaction is mixed but mostly bad. Janie thinks that Carla is a botoxed up senior citizen. Later they talk about their first memory.
The writers use this time to further explore the Connors and put Carla on display. As she walks into the pub Janice makes the first strike across the bar at Carla asking her if her first memory was outside of her cave. Very nice.
Carla clearly doesn't like the pub and tries to get a drink for Michelle. Liz is being nasty about Michelle for no reason and Carla while talking to the both of them says "By the way, that top doesn't suit you." Now, we al know that she is talking about Liz and we all know that she is right. But, Michelle gets her out of that.
Later Michelle spends some time chatting with the newest dark haired family on the street. Now, we are fully introducted to the Connors.