Coronation Street spoilers: Johnny’s struggles give Carla cause for concern

Monday February 8th 2021 – Episode One

When fellow prisoner Joe, asks him for a game of pool, Johnny declines, too wrapped up in his own problems. Joe’s disappointed. When Johnny finds out from Gary that Joe took an overdose in his cell he’s horrified, realising that Joe’s request for a game of pool was actually a cry for help.

Monday February 8th 2021 – Episode Two

Jenny’s worried sick, aware that Joe’s overdose will bring back dark thoughts of Aidan. In the prison, troubled Johnny imagines he can see a bloke in a suit. Jenny’s upset to overhear Daisy slagging off Johnny. But when Daisy apologises, Jenny’s forgiving and assures her she likes having her to stay. Daisy’s relieved to have won her round.

Wednesday 10th February 2021 – Episode One

Knowing that Carla is visiting Johnny later, Jenny implores her to find out how he really is and not to let him fob her off as she’s genuinely worried about him. In the prison, Johnny is seeing mice and cockroaches but he is confused and as he glances up, he thinks he sees Aidan. Carla visits Johnny and quizzes him about his health. Johnny reluctantly admits that his eyesight has deteriorated to the point where he’s hallucinating, he thought he saw Aidan and wonders if he’s losing his marbles. Carla’s deeply concerned.

Wednesday 10th February 2021 – Episode Two

Johnny promises Carla he’ll talk to the prison doctor about his hallucinations on condition she doesn’t say a word to Jenny. Johnny heads back to his cell, no intention of speaking to the prison doctor. Carla returns home and assures Jenny that Johnny is fine. Johnny’s thrown when he’s summoned by the prison doctor. Carla confesses to Roy that she’s broken her promise to Johnny and phoned the prison to voice her concerns about his health. Roy assures her she’s done the right thing.

Friday 12th February 2021

Convinced he can see a ginger cat, Johnny confides in Gary that he’s really struggling with his eyesight and feels like he’s cracking up. Gary urges him to get some help. Johnny calls Carla from prison and tells her that thanks to her and her big gob, the doctor is referring him to a psychiatrist. Carla urges him to tell Jenny what’s going on. Johnny calls Jenny and finally opens up to her about his hallucinations and the fact he thinks he can see Aidan. Jenny’s heart goes out to him but is angry that Carla kept it from her.

Coronation Street air these scenes from Monday 8 February on ITV.

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