Michael continues his manipulation of Alice, so that he can keep tabs on Janine and try and spend time with Scarlett. Such are Michael’s powers over a gullible Alice this week she manages to get the expensive nanny Janine hired fired, and persuades Janine to hire her instead. Michael dribbles out little bits of affection to Alice, who is so desperate for his attention that she is willing to go to any lengths to impress him. This can only end in disaster.

Meanwhile, Lola is having her own baby woes. Her wish to have Lola back is at the cusp of coming true, but it could all be scuppered at the last minute if Sharon’s pill popping becomes a problem. Unable to keep the secret to herself anymore, she tells Billy, and Sharon must put on one hell of a show to convince them that she isn’t taking them anymore. Problem is, she is still taking them, and it’s only a matter of time before someone else finds out about her habit.

Meanwhile across the Square, Ava waits on Billy to show up for their date. However when the doorbell rings, it's not Billy, it's Dexter's father Sam who shows up. Shocked, Ava tells Dexter he is just an old friend, but you can be sure it won't be long before he finds out his real identity.

And Ian asks Jean to be the chef at his new restaurant - if she can pass his test!