Jane goes to the door whilst Lucy tells Helen about Amanda's fur coat. Amanda tells Jane she hopped on the first plane as soon as she heard about Mrs Mangel, however it did mean missing out on a cocktail party. Helen introduces the family and it turns out that Amanda and Jim went to the same school together. Amanda asks Jane why she's at the Robinsons and wants to know who the man at No 32 was. Jane explains that it's Harold; Mrs Mangel's lodger.
Jim visits Harold and sees Amanda's luggage strewn all over the living room. Harold tells Jim he's uncomfortable sharing the house with Amanda as he doesn't want people to gossip. However Jim gives Harold hope that Jane may come home now that her Mother's home. Jim tells Harold the sale papers for the garage are through. Harold says he is happy at the Coffee Shop and Jim says he is looking at buying a small garage.
Paul is looking at the housing brochures. He thinks they should get stables for when they buy a horse! Gail thinks he's mad so Paul suggests they convert the stables into a flat for Rob. Gail tells Paul that even if Rob comes back he's not Paul's responsibility. Paul tells her that her feelings are his responsibility and says he hasn't done anything for Rob that he didn't want to. In fact he feels like he has done a lot more taking in the marriage that he has giving. Gail tells him that's not true and tells him as much as she loves Ramsay Street, she knows it makes sense to move on for the business.
Helen tells Amanda that Mrs Mangel was very depressed before the heart attack. Amanda doesn't seem to bothered and says she can't go to the hospital yet as she is jet lagged and looks awful. Jane emerges and Amanda can't believe the transformation in her daughter. She says she doesn't recognise her without her glasses. Jane says she is going to the hospital and Helen says she will take them all together.
Jane and Amanda come out of the hospital and have been told Mrs Mangel will be ok. Amanda wonders what all the fuss was about and Jane tells her she can go home now. Amanda says she can spend time with her now. She voices her disapproval of Jane's new look and thinks she should wear her glasses again.
Paul is off house hunting. Jane arrives and tells Gail that her Mother arrived. Gail tells Jane not to cut off her mother. She tells her that she's upset at the way she and Rob parted and wouldn't want that to happen to Jane and her Mother. There are flowers waiting for Jane and she realises they are from Mike.
Helen tells Amanda that they enjoy having Jane stay. She explains that Jane and Mrs Mangel were having problems and Amanda assumes that it's about Jane's change of image. Amanda is upset by Jane's attitude and Helen explains how unwanted Jane feels. Helen explains how Mrs Mangel's illness could help them bridge the gap.
Harold tells Jane she should come back home. He tells her he doesn't want to be alone with Amanda. He leaves and Paul tells Jane that he and Gail are going out for a while to look at the new house. Gail is surprised he has found somewhere so soon and he assures her it's not far from Ramsay Street. Jane tells them she doesn't want to move back home, she says she loves living with the Robinsons and says it's the first time she's felt part of a real family.
Amanda wants to give Helen a thank you gift for looking after Jane. Helen sees the luggage and asks Amanda how long she is home for. She says she is back for good as she is divorcing Jane's father. Helen asks if Jane knows but Amanda says she doesn't. She explains that the marriage has been breaking down for many years. After Amanda has given Helen her gift she lifts up the bottom of her suitcase to reveal wads and wads of cash.
Paul and Gail drive into Ramsay Street and Paul stops outside No 22. He hands Gail a box and asks her to open it. She does so and inside is a key. Now she has the key she wants to know where the house is. Paul points to No 22 and Gail says she already has a key to No 22. Paul explains that she has Clive's key and that the key he has given her is her own. Gail is stunned – Paul has bought No 22 for her. Gail wants to know what changed his mind as she knew he wanted a bigger property. He says he knows how she feels about Ramsay Street and tells her the deeds are in her name. He says without the Udigawa deal there would be no house, and without her there would be no deal. After all the explaining he asks if she's pleased. She says she is and gives him a kiss on the cheek.
Paul: I just don't want you to feel that I haven't lived up to my part of the bargain that's all.
Gail: Sometimes I think you live up to it just a little bit too well.
Paul and Gail arrive and tell Helen that Clive has sold his house. Helen asks if they will have to move and Gail excitedly tells her that Paul has bought No 22. Helen tells them from now on she wants to take a backseat with the Home James business. She wants to concentrate on her own life and is acting as an agent for Frank Darcy. Paul picks up on some romantic tension and Helen tells him she and Frank had very much in common.
Harold is lugging Amanda's bags into her bedroom whilst she lounges on the chair. She suggests they get some take away but Harold insists on taking she and Jane out for dinner. Jane arrives home and says she will be moving back in. She's clearly not happy about it. Amanda gives Jane a present; it's a glasses case. Jane snaps at her that she doesn't need to wear her glasses all the time. She explains how she had an unhappy childhood because of her and has tried to forget she had a Mother. She tells Amanda it's too late now to mend any bridges. Amanda cries and Harold comforts her.