EastEnders Reveals First Look At Mick’s Cliffhanger Aftermath

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EastEnders has released the first look at the aftermath of Mick Carter’s tragic cliffhanger.

In Sunday’s Christmas Day episode, Mick (Danny Dyer) was last seen diving underwater to rescue Linda (Kellie Bright) after their car plummeted into the sea following of a chase with Janine.

Unbeknownst to him, Linda had already managed to pull herself from the wreckage, leaving Mick’s fate all the more tragic as the screen went black.

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In the first teaser images for tonight’s episode, Linda is seen recovering from the traumatic events, with the character being warmed up in a blanket in the hospital.

Meanwhile, Janine (Charlie Brooks) is pictured alongside Ricky in a distressed state as she is forced to deal with the consequences of her actions. the lawsuit resulted from an ongoing act of deception where she accused Linda of a prior car accident.

With the episode marking Brooks’ final appearance as Janine, viewers will be eager to see if the character finally gets her payoff.

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Speaking about Mick’s tragic demise, executive producer Chris Clenshaw revealed to digital spy and other outlets on which Dyer originally planned to leave the soap opera early, but agreed to stay in order to give Mick a proper send off.

“Mick Carter isn’t the kind of character who steps out in the back of a black cab, is he?” said Clenshaw. “I’m so grateful to Danny for staying a little longer and giving us a Christmas Day outing, because what’s really important is that we give the audience great drama on Christmas Day – there’s nothing bigger than Mick’s release.”

He also teased the possibility of closure regarding Mick’s departure, saying, “You’ll have to wait and see. It is EastEnders then anything can happen.

EastEnders airs Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One. The show is also streaming on BBC iPlayer.

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