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sharbie Tue 24-May-11 19:58:03

i want to give her a hug

Punkatheart Tue 24-May-11 21:23:39

Very accurate and touching strain of a carer, especially an older carer. Reminds us that there are many many Dots - all invisible....

Smuddy81 Tue 24-May-11 21:39:33

I balled my eyes out. So moving. sad

sharbie Tue 24-May-11 21:50:55

it was sooooo moving wasn't it?

Shallishanti Tue 24-May-11 22:51:49

very good episode, I thought
to begin with I wondered if she was going to die
then I thought she was going to have a full on breakdown
but, did anyone else think there was a big time jump- she seemed to go into the Vic, I thought around lunchtime, then it was dark when she came out?

Megmeg Thu 26-May-11 15:18:17

Excellent episode, but it was so so sad sad

gregssausageroll Thu 26-May-11 19:56:23

dot and jim have played great scenes.

gregssausageroll Thu 26-May-11 19:57:18

oooh goodness.....that music and the ambulance.

sharbie Thu 26-May-11 19:58:07


schroeder Thu 26-May-11 19:58:35

I'm not crying!

Grabaspoon Thu 26-May-11 19:59:39

Me either Schroeder.

K999 Thu 26-May-11 20:01:54

I missed it!! What happened? Is Dot ill?

GwendolineMaryLacey Thu 26-May-11 20:03:16

I didn't cry, I'm 'ard me. I'm also a liar.

gregssausageroll Thu 26-May-11 20:46:18

K999. Some very touching scenes with Jim and Dot. Jim has gone into residential care. You saw him in the ambulance getting ready to go. He made a few noises (in real life he can't talk following his stroke). EE played that piano music that usually is only played when someone is leaving. The ambulance drove off and Dot shouted she'd always be there.

Very touching and very well done.

K999 Thu 26-May-11 20:50:02

Thanks Greggs. I'll try and watch it on BBC3 later. smile

sharbie Thu 26-May-11 23:15:06

poor jim hope he's ok in rl

ChairOfTheBored Fri 27-May-11 09:47:56

Just seen this on iPlayer. Beautifully acted. Am crying so much I may fuse the laptop.

Wolfgirl Fri 27-May-11 11:40:05

Heart crushing! But I think someone should have gone with Jim in the abulance, what was that all about? He's not brain dead... still has thoughts and emotions. Honestly.... but there we are. Yes, poor Dot! sad

Wolfgirl Fri 27-May-11 11:41:47

PS, yes I know it is only a soap.... but I still felt sad for him making the journey to his new abode all alone.

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