In Monday night's second episode of Coronation Street this week, written by Joe Turner, Tina McIntyre died. As Fat Brenda pointed out on twitter, Weatherfield Hospital did a lovely job keeping her eyebrows nice. But I digress.
There was a moment from Rita as she sat at Tina's bedside, a throwaway line that might have been missed on more recent viewers. But for those of us with long memories it was a lovely touch and a poignant line of dialogue. When Tina died, Rita said quietly: "They all leave me in the end."
She wasn't referring to her fellas, of course. She was referring to the young women she's taken under her wing over the years - her surrogate daughters. I can think of three - can you think of any more?
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