- 1990 - Lynn Whiteley returns to Birmingham with her son.
- 1991 - Kathy Merrick's surprise hen night is held.
- 2000 - Sam Dingle leaves for Ireland.
- 2001 - The teens question Sam Dingle why he has been following them. Sam explains that he has been living rough in the woods in a bid to escape from his brother Cain. He reveals that he has found it lonely and has been listening in on their conversations but assures them that he won't say a word to anyone about their secret.
- 2005 - Due to the death of his portrayer Stan Richards earlier this year, long-running character Seth Armstrong dies off-screen on a plane home back to the UK. Kathy Glover (now Brookman) returned with him.
- 2013 - Alan Turner's funeral takes place. His daughter Steph Stokes returns for it.
- 2014 - Cain Dingle deals with Maxine, the blackmailer of his wife Moira. Cain takes Maxine to the shipping container that his cousin Charity was held in, but when Charity and Debbie arrive, Charity kidnaps Maxine, driving fast down country lanes and threatens to kill her if she doesn't leave Moira alone.
Episodes were broadcast on 30th October on the following years:
- 1970s - 1972, 1973
- 1980s - 1980, 1984, 1986
- 1990s - 1990, 1997
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2012, 2013, 2014 (I) (II), 2017