Paul is shocked to hear about Bernie's pregnancy test scam and that she's back with her old boyfriend Kel, who Paul last saw when he was 14.
Paul resolves to come up with a plan to get rid of them both. Later, an angry man calls at Number 5, claiming to have fallen victim to a hoax pregnancy and vowing to go to the police. Chesney orders Bernie to pack her bags with Gemma's support.
Elsewhere, Sinead assures Daniel that any decision on where to spend her final days will be in the best interests of him and Bertie. But back home from her chemo session, an exhausted Sinead is sick in a bucket while Bertie cries in his bedroom.
Meanwhile, Billy tells Sean to cut Paul some slack, but later when Paul is tetchy with Sean and Izzy in the community centre, Sean tells Paul that Billy is worried about him. Paul storms out.
Later in the week, a drunken Daniel tucks into the rum punch, but when Bethany checks he's okay, he gives her a scathing reply. James follows an upset Bethany into the back yard. Touched by his kindness, Bethany leans in for a kiss but is mortified when James resists. Bethany makes to leave, so James blurts out that he's gay.
Also, Shona rebukes Max for walking out of school but he flatly denies it, while Steve is delighted when Emma introduces him to the footballers as her dad for the first time.