This week on ITV3's Classic Coronation Street, the episodes come from April and May 1996 - and Alec's return has come just at the right time as the police catch up with Vicky and Steve.
Elsewhere, Betty's Hot Shot causes more financial headaches, Kevin and Don butt heads and Kelly entertains an overnight visitor at Ken's.
Read on to find out more about what's to come this week on Classic Corrie!
Monday, July 27
2.50pm, Episode 3,999
Vicky is delighted that Alec is back, but Steve isn't as pleased to see him. Mike admits to Alma his swindle with the garage.
First shown: Friday, April 12, 1996
3.20pm, Episode 4,000
Don is hit with a big bill, Alec moves into a B&B and it's a case of the boy who cried wolf for Jamie.
First shown: Monday, April 15, 1996
Tuesday, July 28
2.50pm, Episode 4,001
Liz hosts a girls' night in. A visit from the police rattles Vicky.
First shown: Wednesday, April 17, 1996
3.20pm, Episode 4,002
Vera agrees to take on Judy for bar shifts, while Deirdre plans to become a temp. Vicky is arrested and tells her uncle everything.
First shown: Friday, April 19, 1996
Wednesday, July 29
2.50pm, Episode 4,003
Steve tells Vicky to ignore Nick's advice and continue lying to the police. Fred intends to sell Betty's Hot Shot to Belgium for horsemeat.
First shown: Monday, April 22, 1996
3.20pm, Episode 4,004
Vera is furious after learning of the horse's fate, while Steve is seemingly happy to let Vicky go to prison.
First shown: Wednesday, April 24, 1996
Thursday, July 30
2.50pm, Episode 4,005
Things come to a head and Vicky tells the police everything before deciding to move in with Alec.
First shown: Friday, April 26, 1996
3.20pm, Episode 4,006
Vicky is shocked to discover that Steve has spent a large chunk of her inheritance.
First shown: Monday, April 29, 1996
Friday, July 31
2.50pm, Episode 4,007
Ken discovers that Kelly has had Ashley over for the night, Alec takes on Deirdre at Sunliners, Des tells Andy to move out and things come to a head with Kevin and Don.
First shown: Wednesday, May 1, 1996
3.20pm, Episode 4,008
Vicky pleads guilty to perverting the course of justice and is upset when Steve pleads not guilty.
First shown: Friday, May 3, 1996