Corrie fans were surprised when they discovered that former flames Steve McDonald and Tracy Barlow would rekindle their passion over Christmas.
And now the details of their festive fling have been revealed to explain how the sometime-enemies manage to put their gripes aside for long enough to do some Christmas canoodling.
But is it the beginning of a proper romance between the pair, or is it just a result of too much mulled wine?
Steve and Tracy grow closer when they head off to the local carol concert.
Well-prepared Tracy has brought along a hip flask to make the whole thing a bit less painful, and she offers a little nip to Steve.
As the pair get tipsy together, they share some laughs.
And later they head over to the Rovers and keep the party going with more drinks.
Tracy’s amused when she discovers Steve’s been dabbling in online dating – and she finds it even more funny when she sees that the photofit of his ideal woman looks just like her!
Annoyed with his ex’s interference, Steve sets out to prove he can do much better, but when he tries to impress a glamorous stranger – and fails miserably – Tracy makes her move!
She drags him home for some festive frolics – but is it a one-off or the start of something more?
Rumours are that daughter Amy will be horrified by her parents’ hook-up. We’re not sure about it either.
Can Steve and Tracy make a go of it this time, or will their seasonal snogs end in tears?