Gail and Jane arrive as Jim storms out. Paul snaps at them both for being late and Jane leaves Gail to calm Paul down. Paul tells her what happened and doesn't understand how Jim found out that Paul set the interview up. Rob arrives and tells Paul it was him – he let it slip to Jim.
Paul: He just went through me like a dose of salts!
The Coffee Shop
Mike and Sally are testing Malcolm for ‘Scoop the Pool'. Scott arrives and tells them all about the meeting tonight. Mike tells them they won't have to worry about Mrs Mangel letting things slip as Jane is staying at home with her and they will be watching a movie. All Scott has to do is get Madge and Harold to the movies so they don't suspect anything.
Jim arrives home in a bad mood. Helen asks him what's wrong and he tells her that Paul set the interview up on his behalf. Helen defends Paul saying he was only trying to help, but Jim is not backing down; when he gets a job it will be on his own merit. Rob arrives and apologises to Jim. He tells him he's a lucky bloke to have a son like Paul. They change the subject and Rob says he can stay on at the garage for a while to help out.
Harold can't make the movies so Madge is staying at home. She tells Scott they can have dinner together and then watch a movie! Scott is so not excited!
Jane is settling Mrs Mangel down for the evening. She has a movie, a new embroidery kit and chocolates in order to stop Mrs Mangel leaving the house!
Des is testing Malcolm for the quiz whilst Mike is showing him some relaxation techniques. Malcolm realises he doesn't know everything about his specialist subject but is sure he won't be asked any obscure questions.
Jim and Paul are uncomfortably making small talk in the sitting room as Helen and Gail prepare food in the kitchen for the meeting. Helen goes to hurry Scott up before war breaks out.
Madge and Scott are watching the movie and she goes to make another drink. Helen arrives and Scott tells her she'll have to start the meeting without him.
Mrs Mangel finishes her phone call to Eileen. She seems a bit put out and Jane soon discoverst hat Eileen has told Mrs Mangel about the secret meeting.
Everyone is discussing the wedding arrangements as Jim and Paul continue to throw insults at each other. Des, Mike and Sally leave to watch Malcolm in ‘Scoop the Pool'. Mrs Mangel arrives with Jane close behind, she insists on having a full say in the wedding as Harold's friend and representative. She says if they don't involve her she will tell Harold about the whole plot.
Des, Mike and Sally settle down to watch the show. Malcolm wins but Des is distracted when Eileen calls and tells him she told Mrs Mangel about the wedding meeting.
Mrs Mangel has taken charge of the clipboard and says she does not approve of Scott playing at the wedding; instead she shall play the organ. Scott arrives and is deflated when he sees Mrs Mangel there.
Malcolm arrives. He tells Des that he wants him to take his ticket to Europe and go with Sally.