Furious Coronation Street followers have demanded that police officer Craig Tinker be fired after 12 years on the cleaning soap.
Taking to Twitter, viewers labeled the character, performed by Colson Smith, as “useless,” saying he had “past his sell-by date,” regardless of as soon as being a fan favourite.
Craig first appeared in Weatherfield as a cute 12-year-old in 2011 and has since grown up on display screen changing into a cop and had relationships with each Bethany Platt (Lucy Fallon) and Faye Windass (Ellie Leach).
But dissatisfied viewers consider that the character has change into “exhausted” and has remained welcome.
With one writing, “He was OK when he was a clumsy kid with a rat, but he’s completely useless as an adult character.”
End of an period? Furious Coronation Street followers have demanded that police officer Craig Tinker (performed by actor Colson Smith) be fired after 12 years on the cleaning soap
Throwback: Craig (L) first appeared in Weatherfield as an cute 12-year-old in 2011 and has since grown up on display screen changing into a cop and had relationships with each Bethany Platt and Faye Windass (pictured in 2013 with co-star John Michie , R)
Adding: “He gets encased in every police plot (of which there are many) and usually stands around with a stupid look.”
With a second writing, ‘Another character past his sell by date…there will be many, I think’.
And a 3rd agrees: ‘Yes. Terrible character. I can’t perceive why they didn’t write him out together with the equally boring Faye (performed by Ellie Leach).
“I think it’s useful to have a regular police figure with so many crime-related stories. Although it is almost unbelievable that he interferes in every case.
Someone else added: ‘One of an alarming number of Corrie characters who grew stale years ago, but just clung on, and through and through’.
It comes after viewers of Coronation Street feared for Eliza Woodrow after she took a phone call from a mysterious elderly man during Friday’s episode.
Eliza (Savannah Kunyo) has had a rough time lately after being taken in by Stu Carpenter (Bill Fellows) after her mother Bridget (Beth Vyse) was sent to prison for murder, the same murder Stu had timed out for despite being not involved in the crime.
Get rid of it: Viewers taking to Twitter labeled the character “useless” and mentioned he was “past his sell by date” regardless of as soon as being a viewer favourite
Fuming: One fan wrote, “He was OK when he was a clumsy kid with a rat, but he’s completely useless as an adult character.”
It turned out that Bridget was the true perpetrator and that her mom Lucy Woodrow (Lynda Rooke) had helped cowl her daughter’s tracks.
Eliza was devastated when she just lately discovered that her mom was being transferred to a jail in one other a part of the nation, that means she could be seeing much less of her.
In an try to cheer Eliza up, Stu purchased her a brand new pill, unaware that it may endanger her, and Eliza used it to contact the older man.
Upon returning dwelling, Eliza walks in on Stu and Yasmeen Metcalfe’s (Shelley King) drawing session. After receiving a name, Eliza steps out into the backyard and tells the pair it was her good friend Harriet.
Outside, she was seen taking the video name, with the a lot older man being saved as Dom in her contacts.
Fears: It comes after Coronation Street viewers feared for Eliza Woodrow (Savannah Kunyo) after she took a name from a mysterious aged man throughout Friday’s episode
Call: She was seen taking the video name, with the a lot older man being saved as Dom in her contacts
Eliza instructed him he sounded totally different than she imagined and Dom inspired her to repeat her promise to fulfill her in individual quickly.
The second left many viewers involved for the character, although some thought they could know who he’s.
One individual wrote on Twitter: ‘Who in the whatsit what is Dom? And why is that little girl so eager to meet him? Would she let her father be saved in the phone as Dom? That totally threw me off my feet.’
Someone else posted, “I wonder who that Dom was talking to Eliza? He’s either her father or he’s a pedophile.’
Another person wrote, “This Harriet looks and sounds like a man, what did Eliza get into.”
Another individual requested: #Corrie is Eliza being taken care of?’. whereas another person puzzled, “Who the hell is this FaceTiming Eliza?”
Someone else posted, “Who is little Eliza talking to? This seems unreliable.’
While another person exclaimed, “OMG Eliza is being taken care of.”
Someone else requested, “Um, who’s that stranger talking to Eliza???”