Freaked out by his own actions, Nick wanders off in a daze. Promising Bethany that she’s not heard the last of this, Lauren and her mates head off.
Soon afterwards, Sarah announces that she’s hoping to have Harry christened next week and that she’s going to ask Todd, Nick and Carla to be godparents. Sarah summons Nick to Number 8. Worried that she is going to tear a strip off him for the way he handled Bethany’s bullies, Nick is relieved when she only asks him to be Harry’s godfather. Nick thanks Bethany for keeping quiet about the incident with Lauren, but she points out that his outburst has only made the situation worse.
Later, the Platts are taken aback when Lauren and her mum barge into Number 8 and accuse Nick of assault. Nick confesses to David how he reckons he has to accept he’s brain damaged for life.
Meanwhile, at the salon, Maria is regaling tales of Cyprus. Her phone rings and she sees that it’s Pablo, so she quickly heads outside to take the call. Later, Maria is angry to find Pablo on her doorstep. Telling him Luke is upstairs, she quickly dispatches him, promising she’ll be in touch tomorrow. Pablo kisses her on the cheek as Audrey watches from across the street.
Elsewhere, Dane gives Gary the cannabis outside the gym, unaware that Sharif is watching on cctv. Sharif confides in Zeedan that he reckons Gary is dealing steroids and he’s going to watch him like a hawk until he has concrete evidence.
Finally, when Sinead finds Chesney and Gemma sharing a laugh in the kebab shop, she feels a little jealous. Still smarting, Sinead tells Chesney how she’s got another modelling job and intends to use the cash to take them to Portugal. Chesney is thrilled.