Coronation Street fans spotted a glitch as Emma Brooker’s exit storyline was confirmed.
The character, played by Alexandra Mardell, is set to leave Weatherfield in Friday’s episode. She’s endured a turbulent time on the cobbles since she was in the car when Faye Windass accidentally knocked down an elderly man named Ted.
Emma and Faye were initially relieved when Ted was apparently unhurt from the incident, but later found out that he had died from his injuries. The two recruited PC Craig Tinker to help cover up their involvement in his death, but Emma has since been romantically involved with Ted’s grandson Jon.
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Emma tried to distance herself from Jon after he declared he loved her. However, Jon recognized Craig at Emma’s apartment, prompting her to come clean about what happened on tonight’s show.
Jon eventually forgave Emma for her involvement in her grandfather’s death and suggested it was their destiny to be together. Emma has accepted his request to move to Australia and the two seem set to leave the Cobbles under happy circumstances in Friday’s episode.
However, viewers who followed the show on Twitter were distracted by the storyline and suggested that it was unrealistic that Emma could move to Australia so quickly.
Sydney said: “Emma wouldn’t just go to Australia like that. She’ll need her visa.”
Kyle tweeted, “How did she get a visa in a day.”
Dennis added: ‘So that’s two soap operas flouting Australian visa laws in the space of a few months’
Lisa commented, “I wish it was so easy to get up and move to Australia!”
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on ITV and ITV Hub
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