Emmerdale Episode Guide For Year 1998
Episodes #2318-2329 --- 3 February - 26 February 1998

Updated 17th Octoer 2002

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Episode 2318

Original Airdate ITV
Tuesday 3 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Tue 12th Nov 2002)

Biff is shocked to discover that Kelly is pregnant with his child. But when he confronts her, she lies and tells him that he is not the father.

The Dingles hold a family conference to decide if Paddy and Mandy can move in together.

Meanwhile, tempers flare when Zoe finds out that Paddy has been treating Farmer Outhwaites herds for free.

See also: Jonno's Jibberings 3 Feb

Episode 2319

Original Airdate ITV
Wednesday 4 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Wed 13th Nov 2002)

Jan has her first home visit since her breakdown. Unfortunately, the occasion is spoilt when a tense atmosphere develops between her and husband Ned.

Kelly is furious with Mandy for telling Biff about her pregnancy. He may be the father of her baby but she has no intention of letting him know.

Kelly decides that it is time for her to put part two of her plan into action. If she's going to convince Chris that he is the father of her baby she will need to sleep with him again.

See also Jonno's Jibberings - Wed 4th

Episode 2320

Original Airdate ITV
Thursday 5 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Thu 14th Nov 2002)

Jan is disheartened by her first home visit.

Paddy's attempt to reunite the Outhwaite family comes to nothing when Farmer Outhwaite accuses his daughter Heather of just wanting her inheritance.

See also Jonno's Jibberings - Thurs 5th


Episode 2321

Original Airdate ITV
Tuesday 10 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Fri 15th Nov )

1 hour special

All hell breaks loose when the villainous Lord Alex Oakwell returns to 'Emmerdale' with more dastardly plans in mind. However he reckons without the courage of the Dingle clan and the tenacity of his wife Tara.

After foolishly letting his guard down, Farmer Outhwaite is unable to defend himself from Kim Tate's verbal attack.

Meanwhile, Kathy and Betty are surprised to learn that Sam can't read.

See also Jonno's Jiant Jibberings Tues 10th

Episode 2322

Original Airdate ITV
Wednesday 11 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Mon 18th Nov 2002)

Scheming Kelly Windsor decides to put the final part of her plan into action. And over dinner she reveals to Chris that she is pregnant with his baby.

Lyn and her mother Heather are outraged when they discover that Pollard has been swindling Farmer Outhwaite.

The press launch for Tony's Outdoor Activities Centre is not quite the success that he had hoped.

See also Jonno's Jibbering Wed 11th


Episode 2323

Original Airdate ITV
'Thursday 12 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Tue 19th Nov 2002)

Kathy decides to give Sam reading lessons.

After being pressurised by her children, Heather finally relents and agrees to visit her father. However she is not prepared for the scene which greets her.

See also Jonno's Jibberings Thurs 12th


Episode 2324

Original Airdate ITV
Tuesday 17 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Wed 20th Nov 2002)

Rachel and Kathy can hardly believe their eyes when they discover their ex-husband Chris and his secretary Kelly enjoying a romantic meal.

Mandy decides it is time to make some changes in her life. And the first step is to resign from her job at the Woolpack.

Paddy is outraged to hear that Farmer Outhwaites heart attack is the result of receiving an eviction notice from Kim Tate. When Paddy confronts her, he is stunned by her heatless nature.

See also Jonno's Jibberings Tues 17th


Episode 2325

Original Airdate ITV
Wednesday 18 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Thu 21st Nov 2002)

After a heated argument with her husband Eric, Dee turns to Will for comfort.

A drunken Roy Glover confronts his ex-girlfriend Kelly and demands to know who is the father of her baby.

Rachel accuses Chris of exploiting Kelly.

See also Jonno's Jibberings Wed 18th

Episode 2326

Original Airdate ITV
Thursday 19 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Fri 22nd Nov 2002)

Zoe is appalled to hear that her brother Chris has not only been sleeping with Kelly Windsor, he has also got her pregnant.

Will attempts to reveal his true feelings for Dee. However he is not prepared for her response.

And Mandy is offered a business opportunity in the lucrative world of fashion. But will she accept?

See also: Jonno's Jibberings Thurs 19th


Episode 2327

Original Airdate ITV
Tuesday 24 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Mon 25th Nov 2002)

Kelly is in for a real shock when she discovers that Zoe has talked Chris into wanting the baby.

Tony's plans for his Outdoor Activities Centre are put in jeopardy when Chris refuses to allow him to run a course for the probation service.

And Jan decides to return to 'Emmerdale' for another home visit.

See also Molly's Meanderings 24th Feb

Episode 2328

Original Airdate ITV
Wednesday 25 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Tue 26th Nov 2002)

Vic and Viv hit the roof when they hear Chris has got their daughter Kelly pregnant.

Mandy, Lisa, Betty and Sarah have a laugh-a-minute at a sexy lingerie party.

And romance is in the air when Jack prepares a surprise meal for Sarah. But things do not go to plan when she makes it clear that she is not interested in his advances.

See also at the Emmerdale Newsgroup Archives: Bills' Blubberings nee Jibberings - Emmerdale Wed 25th Feb 1998

Episode 2329

Original Airdate ITV
Thursday 26 February 1998

(Granada Plus - Wed 27th Nov 2002)

Chris offers to take care of Kelly, but only on condition, that she keeps the baby. And his first step is to mover her into private quarters at Home Farm.

An angry Zak Dingle confronts Kathy and tells her to stay away from Sam. He will teach his son to read himself.

See Also: Jonno's Jibberings Thurs 26th feb

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