Emmerdale Episode Guide For Year 1997
#2218-2223 --- 18 June - 1st July 1997

Updated 11 July 2002..
Finished 30th July 2004

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Episode # number
Airdate
Synopsis
    NOTE: these episodes onwards are based on the officially released synopsis,
Episode 2218

Original Airdate ITV
18 Jun 1997

(Granada Plus - Wed 26th June 2002)

Biff is shocked when brother-in-law Roy rounds on him saying he saw him all over Kathy.

Tony Cairns is determined he will not give into blackmail and explains to Becky why he won't tell everything to the police. Unfortunately Becky pays a secret visit to farmer Adlington to try and settle the matter.

Viv Windsor continues her crusade against Andy as she confronts Sarah again.

All is not happy between Sophie and Zoe as Sophie points out.

Panicked to find that Roy saw him kiss Kathy, Biff tries to apologise but he's surprised at Kathy's response.

Episode 2219

Original Airdate ITV
19 Jun 1997

(Granada Plus - Thu 27th June 2002)

Sophie is alarmed when a lovelorn Butch tries to talk to her.

Becky is worried when Adlington demands more money.

The trials of bringing up a foster child are putting a strain on the Sugden's marriage as Jack clashes angrily with Sarah.

Kim has some controversial ambitions for Tate Holdings and for once Zoe is in agreement with her brother. It seems you can combine business and pleasure as Kim turns on the charm for new board member Steve Marchant.

Episode 2220

Original Airdate ITV
24 Jun 1997

(Granada Plus - Fri 28th June 2002)

After their first night of passion, Steve is surprised when Kim tells him to say nothing.

Chris is determined to find out what plans Kim has for Home Farm but Steve isn't saying.

Kathy is angry to find Eric Pollard trying to pull a fast one on her.

Jan Glover is apprehensive when Kim Tate asks her to call at Home Farm but Kim has a proposition for her.

Jan's not the only Glover to receive an offer from Kim as Roy tells his sister

and Sophie decides to be absolutely blunt with Butch.

Episode 2221

Original Airdate ITV
25 Jun 1997

(Granada Plus - Mon 1st July 2002)

Biff doesn't think Jan Glover should consider working at Home Farm but Jan has decided it is in her best interests.

Lady of the manor Kim pays a visit to the Dingle's with a warning that if they don't clean up their land she will evict them.

Later, Kim has some mixed advice for Zoe, telling her that getting involved with someone who works for the family can have a high price.

Andy is now being taught at home but he's still behaving very badly and Sarah thinks she might know why.

[The end of this episode sees Kelly arrive home.]

Episode 2222

Original Airdate ITV
26 Jun 1997

(Granada Plus - Tue 2nd July 2002)

The Windsor's are pleased that Kelly has come home but shocked when she explains what happened.

[Kelly explains to Viv that one day she came home from work early to discover Tom in bed with one of his pupils - and she was even younger than Kelly!]

There's an extra bed needed at the Woolpack as Mandy arrives with news that all the men have the mumps and she is moving in.

Kim takes new lover Steve for a riding lesson and explains her situation.

Becky Cairns confides to Jan her worries about Tony's assault charge

and while Biff is away getting his test results, Roy breaks some news to Linda about Biff and Kathy.

Episode 2223

Original Airdate ITV
01 Jul 1997

(Granada Plus - Wed 3rd July 2002)

Ned Glover is furious that wife Jan kept so much secret from him.

Butch's obsession for Sophie has angered the normally even-tempered Zoe.

A face from the past turns up to cast a shadow over the Cairns family, Tony demands an explanation. However, his mysterious visitor has an ominous warning which has Becky worried.

Zoe explains to Sophie some of the difficulties they face, but they are both in for a devastating shock when they return to Zoe's after an evening out.