|BBC transmission date||7th January 2014|
|Executive Producer||Dominic Treadwell-Collins|
|Previous episode||6th January 2014|
|Next episode||8th January 2014|
Mick tries to get Linda to talk about Johnny, but she stubbornly busies herself serving in the Vic. Fatboy and Dexter mock Billy for striking out with Tina; she comes to his aid and insists Billy could turn her - there’s more to him than meets the eye. Nancy’s irked when Dexter and Fatboy leer over Linda’s bum. Mick challenges Max to an arm wrestling match; when he’s not interested, he ropes in Dexter and Fatboy. Keen to impress Nancy, Dexter pleads Fatboy to let him win but Fatboy beats him easily. Alfie steps up next, and defeats Fatboy. Billy’s surprised when Dexter shakes his hand, Tina feigns oblivion. Shirley and Linda square up for an arm wrestle; Linda declares if she wins Shirley must move out, if Shirley wins she gets her job back. Nancy makes a comment about Linda and topless modelling; an excited Dexter and Fatboy conduct an internet search on their phones, with no luck. Alfie joins in. After a lengthy battle, Mick breaks up Shirley and Linda’s arm wrestle and declares a tie, insisting Shirley has her job back but must stop mouthing off at Linda.
Masood’s disappointed in AJ when he declares he’s turning down the Assistant Garage Manager position. AJ doesn’t want to leave Walford but admits the job provides better money. Masood brings AJ a coin to decide – heads he stays, tails he goes. AJ tosses the coin. It’s heads but AJ tells Masood it’s tails – he’s going to Birmingham.Max wants Kirsty to sign their divorce papers, although she’s adamant their spark will be always be there and tries to flirt with Max but he insists they’re over. Max is surprised to see Jane, who informs him she saw Tanya at Christmas and she’s seeing someone. Max finds a drunk Kirsty in the Vic and leads her out.