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After quitting during series four, Fay Ripley returned to the series for the last episode in 2003, later revealing she had agreed to return as she was pregnant and wanted to document the last stages of her pregnancy on film.
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Four 90-minute episodes were made and broadcast for the fifth series in 2003 but, for international distribution and the DVD release, they were edited into six episodes of various lengths, causing several plotlines to make no sense.
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Jacey Salles was originally contracted to play Ramona for just two episodes.
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Fay Ripley developed the Manchester accent that Jenny speaks with by listening to local people talk.
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The first draft of the pilot episode script set the characters in North London. The setting was moved to Manchester because it was cheaper to film there and would be easier for television audiences to relate to.
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Johnny Vegas was suggested for a cameo role in an episode by executive producer Andy Harries. A producer disagreed with the idea, believing that Vegas was not famous enough.
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ITV originally wanted 20 episodes for the third series but Granada delivered just 8.
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On Tuesday, 18th February 2020, ITV announced that the comedy drama will return for a tenth series - but potentially not for a number of years. Series creator and writer Mike Bullen, the production company Big Talk and ITV have all agreed to allow the series to "rest" for a number of years before revisiting the characters at a later point in their lives. Details of the potential length of Cold Feet's break from television screens have not been announced.
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Karen and David's wedding day was 22 September 1992.
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The name Rachel follows Baxendale in her 3 major TV roles. Rachel Bradley, her character in 'Cold Feet'. In Friends (1994) her character is involved in a love triangle with Ross and Rachel. In Cuckoo (2012) her character has a daughter called Rachel.
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John Thomson grew a goatee for the series.
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Rachel's middle name is Louise, Pete's is Algernon, and Jo's is Rebecca. Karen's maiden name is Reese.
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John Thomson had an affair with co-star Kimberley Joseph.
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Pete's birthday is 2 April 1968. Karen's is New Year's Day (1 January).
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After an absence of thirteen years, the show returned to ITV in September 2016. All of the original cast returned, aside from Helen Baxendale, whose character Rachel died in a car accident during series five. The show's creator revealed he had offered Baxendale a return playing Rachel's ghost, but she politely declined.
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10.7 million viewers (42.3% share) tuned in to see the episode where Rachel's death was mourned on the peninsula of Portmeiron, North Wales, UK (very respectable figures in the UK). There are usually about three weddings a week in the picturesque village but after seeing Rachel's ashes scattered, the number of couples wishing to marry in the village shot up to over fifty.
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