Uploaded 7th Janury 2004
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 links were provided by Bill Sands and from his former site emmerdale.net
Episode 2585 1 October 1999
(Plus! Tue 25th Nov 2003)
Graham visits Kathy to offer a shoulder to cry on, but his temper starts to get the better of him when she refuses to discuss her problems.
Dastardly Eric Pollard is up to his old tricks. Laura's hounding him for Home Farm's inventory, so the devious cad breaks into Home Farm to retrieve some of the antiques he bought for Stella. And after deleting them from the inventory he is convinced he has pulled off the perfect crime. Pollard manages to sell his wares to a dealer, but his celebrations are marred when he visits Laura with his version of the inventory to discover that Stella has already sent one through.
becomes concerned when Zoe arrives at Tate Haulage to look through
the books. And Laura informs Zoe that her offer to buy Home Farm has
Episode 2586 5 October 1999
(Plus! Wed 26th Nov 2003)
(Plus! Thu 27th Nov 2003)
Pollard tells Butch that if anything is missing from Home Farm he will get the blame. The crooked businessman suggests that he will be able to help - as long as Butch can get hold of the inventory. But their plan hits a snag when Laura discovers Butch looking through the files in Home Farm's office.
With Mandy and Paddy's wedding looming, Kelly offers to help plan their big day. And the bride-to-be is left exasperated when Kelly refuses to take no for an answer.
Pete asks Terry for advice - should tell the police about his concerns regarding Sean.
And when Zoe gives a television appeal, Pete's conscience begins to get the better of him.
Kathy tackles Turner and accuses him of siding with Elsa in her fight to keep custody of Alice.
After a careless comment from Mandy, Butch is forced to tell Emily about his disastrous relationship with Sophie.
And Zoe surprises Turner when she offers him the position of Estate Manager at Home Farm.
Episode 2588 7 October 1999
(Plus! Fri 28th Nov 2003)
Zoe enlists Pete's help to find evidence of Sean's dodgy business deals. When Sean reveals to Pete that the next job will be on Monday, Zoe visits DI Spalding and informs him of the smuggling operation.
Episode 2589 11 October 1999 EXTRA EPISODE
(Plus! Mon 1st Dec 2003)
Episode 2590 12 Ocotber 1999
(Plus! Tue 2nd Dec 2003)
Angie is faced with a dilemma when she discovers a large amount of money hidden at her home. Should she help her husband Sean, who has been arrested on suspicion of handling counterfeit goods or should she leave him to face the wrath of the law?
Chris is at the end of his tether. With no clear reason for
his kidnapping, the terrified captive begins to fear for the worst.
Episode 2591 13 October 1999
(Plus! Wed 3rd Dec 2003)
With the police off the scent, the Dingles enlist Betty's help to inform all of the guests that the wedding will take place earlier than planned. But all of their hard work is undone when she inadvertently lets Pollard in on the secret. Paddy and Mandy arrive at the church, but can they tie the knot before Pollard intervenes?
Laura and Turner's suspicions are confirmed when they discover an inventory on Home Farm's computer which does not match Stella's version.
Zoe receives a ransom demand from Chris's kidnapper.
And Sean faces an uphill struggle to get back in Angie's good book.
Episode 2592 14 October 1999
(Plus! Thu 4th Dec 2003)
Marlon erupts in fury when he sees Lyn dancing with Scott, and is left heartbroken when she tells him their relationship is over.
Kelly is jealous to hear that Paddy and Mandy will be staying at Zoe's cottage rent-free for two months.
Chris is relieved to learn that his kidnapper has sent Zoe a ransom
Episode 2593 15 October 1999 EXTRA EPISODE
(Plus! Fri 5th Dec 2003)
Elsa are forced to control their contempt for each other when a
welfare officer explains if they can not reach a compromise, a judge
make the decision for them about Alice.
Episode 2594 19 October 1999
Zoe's world is in tatters. Her brother is missing, and one of her business partners has been organising dodgy deals behind her back. And her day gets worse when Sean tries to apologise for his behaviour and Zoe fails to notice that Joseph has wandered off in front of a reversing truck.
Chris is forced to face some home truths when Liam reveals the reason for his abduction.
Angie's anger with Sean is beginning to take its toll on the Reynolds family.
Kathy's temper gets the better of her when Alice tells her of the wonderful weekend she spent with Elsa in London. She turns to Graham and reveals she will use any means necessary to keep hold of Alice. Meanwhile, Elsa is convinced that it is only a matter of time before Alice agrees to return to Australia with her.
With time running out, will Mandy be able to hand her passport in to the police in time?
And Pollard persuades Ashley to let
him turn the village hall into a gym.
(Plus! Tue 9th Dec 2003)
A mysterious letter arrives at the Woolpack addressed to Zoe from Chris's kidnapper - can she trust the police a second time?
to fight dirty backfires
when Alice's welfare officer reveals that she already
knows about Kathy's psychological problems. And her predicament
gets worse when Alice overhears
how strong Kathy's hatred is for Elsa.
Kelly suggests to Roy that because their dream cottage is used as a weekend retreat, they could move in during the week.
The Dingles plot their revenge on Pollard for trying to wreck Mandy's wedding.
And Bernice reveals to Gavin that she wants to
find Tricia the perfect partner.
(Plus! Wed 10th Dec 2003)
Elsa and Kathy have torn up the rule book concerning Alice's custody case. After her meeting with the welfare officer, Elsa confronts Kathy and demands to know why she is causing trouble. A vicious argument erupts in front of Alice and unable to deal with the confrontation, the young girl turns to Turner for help.
Pollard's furious when Zak and Butch sabotage the official opening of his gym.
annoyed by Roy's refusal to move in to the cottage more permanently.
(Plus! Thu 11th Dec 2003)
Jack asks Robert and Andy to help on the farm at half term causing another row with Sarah. He turns to Zak and Butch - but they say they're busy picketing Pollard's gym.
Bernice stands in for the youth club camping trip leaving Rev Ashley hot and bothered.
Mandy's spending spree sends Kelly into a fit of jealousy. She goes home and tells Roy in no uncertain terms they're moving into the cottage she cleans - whether he likes it or not.
And Zoe turns Liam
again when he asks her out for a drink.
(Plus! Fri 12th Dec 2003)
The kids - led by Ollie - are in a mischievous mood and deliberately soak Ashley's ground sheet, forcing him to share a tent with Bernice, much to his embarrassment.
Kelly and Roy share their first breakfast at the cottage.
Liam tries to coax Zoe out for a drink but again is turned down. When she explains why she doesn't fancy him, he rounds on her saying that his interest is purely friendly.
Later Liam rants at Chris that his sister is a spoilt
(Plus! Mon 15th Dec 2003)
Scott sounds the alert at the cottage after its owner Mrs Curtis calls to say she'll be around later that day.
Elsa and her husband need to return to Australia but she tells Kathy she isn't giving up her custody claims.
Liam gets tough with Chris telling him he's had everything on a plate, but is stunned when Chris retaliates with a few home truths about how life has really treated him.
And Sarah takes Robert to see Richie in the hope of getting some more work experience on computers.