Uploaded 2nd October 2003
Individual Episode Synopsis
NOTE: these episodes are based on the officially released synopsis. © 1999 Yorkshire Television.
Note Click on a Date (where a link is available) for more info about that episodes. These were provided by Bill Sands and from his former site emmerdale.net
Episode 2544 1 July 1999
Sarah is determined not to end up a traditional farmer's wife like Jack's mother Annie. And when he launches into her for time wasting she tells him she's going on strike. Until things change she's staying with her sister.
Episode 2545 6 July 1999
(Plus! Wed 1st Oct 2003)
And Mandy's attempts at retribution, Dingle style, go dramatically wrong and end with her being unceremoniously arrested for assault.
Betty is mad when Marc wins first prize in the vegetable contest with some fine entries that look suspiciously like the ones pinched from Seth.
Under pressure Jack tells the boys, now their exams are finished, they can stay off school and help him run the farm.
Episode 2546 7
Mandy appears in court charged with common assault and assaulting a police officer. But her big mouth gets her into even deeper bother with the magistrate when she interrupts her solicitor to explain that she didn't mean to hit Stella, she was aiming for Pollard, and that Sgt Reynolds shouldn't have interfered. When she foolishly asserts the judiciary is as bad as the police she's as good as signed up for a stretch inside!
Bernice finally admits to Gavin, she failed to get a loan. But he stops her from informing Turner, saying he has a plan. Later he begins to work his charms on Stella.
Graham tells Kathy now she's found Mr Right in Biff - and they're
planning to wed - he can leave Emmerdale a happy man.
Episode 2547 8 July 1999
(Plus! Fri 3rd Oct 2003)
Kelly is astonished when she learns that Mandy has been sent to jail for three months for assault.
Bernice twigs Gavin's plan when they are invited for tea to Home Farm. When they leave Bernice is furious that Gavin could think of getting Stella to back their bid.
Later an emotional Kathy breaks down as she studies the photograph and rushes off to persuade Graham not to leave - exactly what he hoped would happen.
Episode 2548 13 July 1999
(Plus! Mon 6th Oct 2003)
Alarm bells sound for Graham when Kathy discovers a photo of his first wife. The murderous school teacher decides to tell her the 'official' version of how she died - suicide, but will she be fooled like Rachel?
Bernice tells Gavin that she can not carry on lying to Turner about her failure to secure a bank loan. Gavin suggests they could ask Stella for a loan, but she flatly refuses.
Guilt ridden Bernice confesses all to Turner, much to Tricia's delight.
Marlon is left looking for
a new housemate when Jack tells him that he is going to put up the rent
And Pollard offers Stella a business proposition - to transform Home
Farm into a Health and Beauty Spa.
Episode 2549 14 July 1999
(Plus! Tue 7th Oct 2003)
Later, Emily returns to work. But when John arrives to collect her, Butch confronts him and demands to know where Emily's bruises have come from.
Graham has convinced the village that he has managed to get his life back in order since Rachel's death. But, behind closed doors, his behaviour is as worrying as ever.
is increasingly frustrated in his attempts to persuade Stella to
invest in his Health and Beauty
Spa venture. And Marlon is appalled to find that Jack has offered Terry
room in Annie's cottage.
Episode 2550 15 July 1999
(Plus! Wed 8th Oct 2003)
Kathy and Biff's wedding preparations hit a snag because Roy and Marlon are convinced they will be his best man. Before Biff can let Roy down gently, Graham's advice persuades the lad to reject the role.
Stella offers Bernice the money to buy the Woolpack. But she is surprised when her offer is refused. But the glamorous barmaid begins to regret her noble stance when Turner reveals that Ploughman's Theme Pubs are interested in buying the Woolpack.
Episode 2551 - 20th July 1999
(Plus! Thu 9th Oct 2003)
Convinced he can force a confession, Butch pursues their Land Rover at speed. Clouded by his fury, John loses control and crashes. With smoke billowing from the Land Rover, Butch is forced to do some quick thinking. But will he be able to save them in time?
Biff reveals to Marlon and Graham that he is facing a dilemma - he has been unable to book a honeymoon for himself, Kathy and her niece Alice.
Conniving Graham suggests that Alice wouldn't mind Biff and Kathy going on honeymoon alone - aware this is the last thing she would want. When Biff reveals his plans to the two ladies in his life, little is he prepared for their reaction. Later, Graham tells Kathy that he warned Biff to take Alice's feelings into consideration.
Butch keeps a vigil over Emily's hospital bedside. Learning that her father is in a coma and that she is being discharged, Emily confesses to Butch that she has never been on her own before, but he promises to look after her.
Graham's intentions are anything but honourable when he helps Kathy look for a wedding dress. Later he goes in search of Pollard and asks him to buy back Rachel's engagement ring.
Sarah explodes in fury when she discovers that Jack has made some
changes without consulting her. Viv suggests to Stella that her
relationship with Turner seems to be developing, and that he might
be after her
Episode 2553 - 22nd July 1999
Kathy's wedding preparations hit a snag. With the big day just around the corner the bride to be is overwhelmed with things to do. Graham offers to help Kathy find a photographer. Later, she is taken aback when Graham asks her to wear Rachel's engagement ring on a necklace - as a symbol of the friendship between them.
Kathy visits Laura and shows her Rachel's engagement ring, and the legal eagle suggests that Graham may be developing romantic feelings for her.
Zak and Lisa are stunned by the events which have occurred while they were away. He confronts Police Sergeant Angie Reynolds and tells her that he won't forget how she has treated his family, but Angie responds with her own warning.
Jack's apologises to Sarah for the changes
he made while she was away, but his words fall on deaf ears.
Episode 2554 - 27th July 1999
(Plus! Tue 14th Oct 2003)
With her wedding to Biff around the corner Kathy is beginning to have niggling doubts about her feelings for Graham. Biff is unaware of the gift Graham gave her and goes up the wall when he finds out. She must tell Graham she is not interested!
Bernice's dreams of owning the Woolpack look shattered when the area manager for a pub franchise agrees to meet Turner's asking price and swap contracts the following week. But Gavin reckons there is still a way to get ownership.
Marlon's attempt to write a best man's speech is branded libellous and obscene by Bernice.
And Sean warns Lisa to keep Zak out of Angie's way
or there'll be trouble.
Fury erupts between Biff and Graham in a confrontation over the gift to Kathy. Could this spell the end of their wedding plans?
Conniving Gavin spends a day at a health club with Stella - unbeknown to Bernice. He's got his eyes set on the Woolpack and sees the gullible millionairess as his ticket to being a landlord. But just how far is he prepared to go? He's not the only one with designs on Stella. Turner is growing attracted to the lady of the manor too, much to Pollard's annoyance. Tricia tells him to make a move - harbouring secret desires of living in luxury.
And Butch woos Emily with flowers
a day out
to Leeds. She later tells her hospital-bound father that
she has a boyfriend - the man who saved their lives.
(Plus! - Thur 16th Oct 2003)
Butch and Emily go shopping in Leeds and over dinner she tenderly leans over to kiss him.
Turner takes the bull by the
horns and asks Stella to marry him. She's polite but says she'll
need time to think. Gavin eyes the development with a wry smile.