When Kylie suggests that she should confess to Callum’s murder, David won’t hear of it. He insists that he’d rather take the rap himself as the kids need her.
At the same time, Jason asks Phelan to retrieve Tony’s toolbag as there’s something he needs to do.
Covering her guilt, Leanne agrees and tells Robert that she won’t be in for her first shift as she has a family emergency to attend to. Robert is annoyed. As Nick and Leanne wait in the café for the accountant, Robert enters and angrily demands to know why she isn’t at work.
Elsewhere, Gail and Bethany take Harry to see Sarah in hospital. The psychiatrist explains to them that Sarah has suffered some psychotic episodes brought on by stress, but medication should lessen her anxiety. At Todd’s insistence, Jason accompanies him to the hospital to visit Sarah. They’re shocked at her zombie-like state.
Also, Steve tries to pluck up the courage to talk to Michelle, but he loses his bottle. Michelle confides in Maria that she’s thinking of accepting a gig on a cruise ship, as Steve has made it plain he wants nothing more to do with her. Is this the end for the pair?
At the same time, Cathy thaws towards Roy and they agree to disagree over his handling of Alex.
Finally, upon hearing Kirk in Norris’s backyard, Beth begs him to come home. Kirk refuses and instead enthuses about Norris’s culinary skills. When Beth calls at Number 3 with Kirk’s dirty washing, Norris offers to do it for him and it’s clear the unlikely couple are getting on well. Beth heads off disgruntled.