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‘Coronation Street’ tram crash update.

Soap opera fans are agog about who will survive the upcoming “Coronation Street” tram crash. Tram fans have been more interested in the special effects, I suspect. Photos of the mock-up vehicle have been released, as seen here, via the … Continue reading

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Death by tram: A ratings boost?

In 1989, British prime-time soap opera Coronation Street hit the viewership jackpot, drawing more than 26 million viewers with the episode in which bad guy Alan Bradley was struck dead by a Blackpool tram, as seen below: “Come back, you stupid bitch,” … Continue reading

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