Jim and Beverly break away from their kiss and cement their plans for dinner. As Jim leaves Mrs Mangel arrives and says she hopes there isn't anything seriously wrong with Jim given that was his second visit of the day.
Henry is trying to get the lawnmower to work as Debbie watches on. She tells him to treat it with care instead of shouting at it. Madge arrives and Henry introduces her to Debbie. He tries to talk to Madge about the details but she says so long as Debbie doesn't have a laugh like Melanie she doesn't care where she's from or what she does.
Beverly says Mrs Mangel's blood pressure is high and wants to do some more tests. Mrs Mangel says she doesn't have the time nor money for more tests and just asks for something to help her sleep. Beverly won't give her any tablets so Mrs Mangel says she'll wait till Clive returns. Beverly tells her about Clive's father and says he won't be returning. Mrs Mangel breaks down and tells Beverly how the street has turned against her. Beverly agrees to give her a single dose of tablets on the promise she returns the following day for a full examination.
Henry and Debbie are getting to know each other and he tells her that they should go out and have a good time to prove to her ex that she's over him. As Henry continues talking the man in question appears and Debbie runs into his arms.
The Coffee Shop
Mrs Mangel is telling Harold about Clive. She says she doesn't feel comfortable with Beverly. Paul arrives and Mrs Mangel asks if she can have some time off. She doesn't tell him why and Paul says they are too busy for anyone to take time off. When she leaves Harold tells Paul that Mrs Mangel needs a medical. Paul says she should have said so; of course she can have time off for a check up. Paul says he doesn't think she's been herself for ages.
Debbie comes back to Henry and tells him she and her ex have sorted things out. Henry isn't really interested and thinks she's making a mistake. She tells Henry he's a really nice guy and says he'll find someone soon.
Henry tells Madge that he's not going out with Debbie anymore. Madge says she doesn't know whether she's coming or going when it comes to his love life. She thinks he should find a nice girl and stick with her. He says he's trying to but the women keep walking all over him.
Lucy tells Paul about Jim and Beverly. He tells her not to jump the gun but Lucy's convinced she has succeeded in her mission to unite the pair.
Harold tells Madge he can't come to the hospital with her, as he wants to keep an eye on Mrs Mangel. Madge thinks she is playing him for sympathy but Harold says Mrs Mangel has really changed. Madge says she cannot conjure up sympathy for Mrs Mangel when poor Daphne is worried sick about Jamie. Harold sees her point and says he will go with her to the hospital. Henry emerges from his room and tells Madge that Harold barred him from The Coffee Shop. Harold says that's not true and tells Madge he just didn't want Henry to treat the place like a pick up joint.
Paul is helping Lucy with her homework. Jim is all suited and booted and Jim tells Lucy if Jane isn't home soon then she should go across to Paul and Gails. Lucy starts singing the wedding march and Jim tells her to stop meddling; he and Beverly are just good friends.
Henry is still upset and feels that when he has a problem it is not taken seriously. Madge tells him he hasn't found the right girl yet and tells him it's because he hasn't let the girls get to know him. He's always joking around instead of showing them that he's serious. Henry thinks she may have a point.
Jim is telling Beverly about Ann. He says after being married for so long he started to set impossible standards and thinks that's why his relationship with Zoe failed. He says she was right to end it when she did. He says whenever it comes to the crunch he can never make the full commitment. He asks Beverly about her own relationships but she is reluctant to tell. When Jim persists for more information her pager interrupts them.
Lucy thinks it's fab that she and Jane have the place to themselves. Lucy thinks Jane is in a mood and asks Jane what's wrong. Jane tells Lucy she saw Mike and Megan together today. Lucy thinks the gossip is very exciting and assures Jane there are plenty of fish in the see. A world of viewers shout at Jane to go next door where Henry is being told the same thing!
Harold tells Mrs Mangel he is going to the hospital and asks if she'll be ok on her own. She says she will and he asks if she'd like to see a film with him the following evening. Paul interrupts them and Harold leaves. Paul tells her that he knows about her medical and tells her she can take the whole day off – with pay. He says if she has an issue with her health then work comes last. Mrs Mangel is touched and tells Paul she'll just take the afternoon off and will be at work first thing in the morning.
Beverly tells Jim she has to go; Jamie is having trouble breathing.