Tad learns his parents are getting a divorce an his dad says he has to face up to a mistake to do with him.
Tad asks his dad if his parents have met someone else. Barry denies that and struggles to explain what he wants to say. Tad thinks he might have to move away and his father denies that too. Barry says it's something they should have told him a long time ago.
TAD: I'm adopted right?
BARRY: Why would you say that?
TAD: It was a joke dad, relax
BARRY: Is that what you think?
TAD: No, dad, it's not what I think
BARRY: I thought you must have found out somehow
TAD: Found out what?
BARRY: Look, to your mother and I, you're our own son…
TAD: Dad, this isn't funny
BARRY: ..but biologically you're not, we adopted you as a baby.
Libby begns an interview with Cllr Hancock with Geri present. It's a serious interview about the environmnet, but Geri tries to question him about his wife for the gossip coloumn. Libby is not impressed.
Tad asks his Dad if anyone else knows, but he says everyone in Tindara thinks he's their natural son. Tad is upset and calls it ‘crazy'. He asks who his natural parents are, but Barry says they didn't tell you in those days. Tad asks about Gemma, hss sister and learns that she's their natural child. After she was born, doctors warned them against having any more because of ‘complications – you'd have to ask your mother, you know, women's troubles'. They say they always meant to tell him. Tad asks Barry not to tell anyone.
The interview continues with Geri still trying to get the gossip. Libby closes the interview and the councillor says goodbye to her and ignores Geri. Libby tells Geri that she won't be taking her on any more interviews.
On the way out, Drew comes in with Steph and Geri remarks that they seem to be joined at the hip. Geri asks Drew when her car will be fixed. He says by the end of the week. She wanted to go away the next day, and Drew says he's unlikely to have it done by then. Geri remarks that her plans are gone, and Drew agrees to see what he can do.
Amy is sitting in a corner joking with friends when Lance comes in and goes to the bar. She joins him and asks what's up. He says he feels he's not high on her agenda and wants to know why she's not returning his calls. She flies off the handle saying there's a perfectly good reason why, but he doesn't want to hear it. Lance says ‘try me'.
Paul, Madge and Harold are baking for the millennium party when Barry comes home They ask where Tad is and Barry explains that he told him about the divorce and thinks he's off having some time on his own. Harold sends Paul to look for Tad.
Paul finds Tad crying and asks him what he's doing. Tad says he's trying to get some peace and quiet. Paul asks what's up, but Tad tells him to take a hint and leave him alone.
Lance complains to Amy about the amount of time they're not spending together and leaves upset. Libby and Drew come in arguing about him going out of his way to help Geri. Libby explains the situation to Steph, but Drew says he'd do the same for any customer. Libby says she's puke-making. The girls sit down as Drew orders. Steph says she's getting sick of Geri going on about her and Drew. Libby says she's oinly doing it to get at her, but Steph says it's time ‘to put their plan into action'.
Paul comes home and says that he found Tad but he wouldn't talk to him. Madge and Harold say the news of the divorce must have knocked him for six, but he'll ‘come good'. Paul doesn't understand why he's acting the way he is. Harold says they can only support him and be there for him. Barry says he hopes so and looks thoughtful.
Drew and Libby are looking after Lolly. Drew spoke to Lou about the weather and they discuss the millenium party and joke about having kids, and who they'll turn out like. Drew hopes they'll turn out like him ‘because I couldn't handle any more of that Kennedy stubborness' he jokes.
Amy comes round to see Lance and make up. She complains about the mess. He says he won't clean up because Joel won't clean up and she accuses them of being ‘pre-pubescent males'. He says he can't back down when there's money at stake. She says he's gambling again and he says it's just a bit of fun.
Barry paces nervously and Harold says he won't be long as he can usually tell dinner is on the table. When Tad does come in Harold and Barry talk about his dirt riding. Madge makes an excuse to get Harold and Paul out of the way. Barry says he hopes Tad is OK, Tad says he'll get over it. Barry wants to tell Harold and Madge, but Tad is surprised he wants him to tell them straight away what it took Barry 16 years to tel him.
Amy comes into the kitchen from the living room to discover Lance washing the dishes, he's caved on the bet. He wants to go out for dinner, but she says she has to go to see Anne. He offers to go with her, but she says she's planning a girls night. He suggests he'll see her at he millennium party ‘because I can't think of anyone I'd rather see the next 1000 years in with'.
Barry is about to get in his car, and is spotted by Harold. Barry thanks Harold for looking after Tad and wonders if any parent thinks they've done a good job raising their kid. Harold tells Barry he's done a wonderful job. Tad comes over to say goodbye. Barry tells him that he and Coral always loved him and ‘with biological parents, they have to take what they get, but we chose you'.
Geri suggests that Steph is hanging around Drew because she fancies him. Libby, putting her plan into action, says she's beginning to think she's right, but it's hard getting evidence because Steph is always so friendly toward her. Geri says she'll call her later and work something out. Geri leaves and Libby picks up the phone to Steph, telling her ‘the eagle is about to land'
Drew tells Steph her engine sounds dodgy, and agrees to take a look at it for her. She looks over Geri's car as she walks past and says Drew busted a gut to finish her car. He says it's all part of the service. Steph moves closer and says she wishes she had Geri's powers of persuasion. ‘Poor me, I'm just a helpless female, I've run my vroom vroom into the ground, now I need a big strong man to fix it for me, right this minute, pretty please with sugar on top'. She kisses him. He asks if she's alright. She says it's just a thank you for being so kind.
Geri tells Libby that Steph ‘practically had her tongue down Drew's throat'. Libby pretends to be shocked and tells Geri to share her concerns with Steph, who's just arrived. Steph comes over and pretneds she can't believe Geri would have any concerns about her, before her and Libby collapse with laughter. Geri realises she's been set up and doesn't look happy. Libby says she was just trying to get her off her back. Geri walks out upset.