Darcy and Tess ask Karl and Susan to be witnesses at their wedding; they agree.
Joe tells Joel that he put his family through hell. He tells him he's not a man, but a boy.
Darcy and Karl come for a drink after finishing up at the surgery. They talk about doing night shifts to cover the cost of the new machine, but Darcy points out that this is where Victor can step in, give them the evenings off and still make a profit at the end. Karl is impressed, and Darcy thanks him for giving him the chance at being a partner. Karl asks how the wedding preparations are going. Darcy realises that not everyone agrees, but it's his fault and not Tess'. Karl tells him that he has his support.
Tess shows off her new shoes to Susan. Tess isn't so sure that many people are agreeing with the wedding, but Susan tries to assure her that people do, like Lou and Tad and Paul! Tess reiterates her point, and thanks Susan for her and Karl's support.
Lyn shows Flicks friends out the door and thanks them for coming. She and Joe return back inside and console Flick as she realises that it was her fault that Joel broke up with her. She admits to being a kid.
Karl and Darcy finish up a game of darts. Karl pulls out the ultrasound scan, and shows Darcy, who claims it's only a blob on a bit of paper. Karl tells him to wait until he has his own little 'blob'. Karl starts talking about a new piece of equipment he was reading about that can detect hair follicles on the foetus and eye colour too. Darcy quizzes him over where he read it, and Karl claims it was an American journal. Karl casually suggests they get one for the surgery, but Darcy informs him that he always takes his tales a step too far. Karl agrees it was the eye colour gave it away!
Joel is staring out the window across the street. Dee tells him that he made his decision so now he's got to pay the consequence. She tells him that the timing was lousy, and asks him if he's really sure about finishing it with Flick.
JOEL: Yes, I'm sure.....I think!
Dee tells him not to be so indecisive so he finally persuades himself to say that he is 100% over Flick. Dee goes on to tell him that the way in which he did it was not the best way, but that he is no Darcy Tyler! Joel hopes that Flick and he will stay friends, but Dee points out with the situation how it is, his chances aren't great. He points out that they stayed friends, but Dee tells him to take it as part of the learning curve.
Darcy buys Victor a drink and tells him of his plans to incorporate him into the practice as a partner, they just need to increase patient numbers and profits and make him indispensable. Victor doesn't see how it's going to work as Karl took a lot of convincing to enable Darcy to become a partner and he's a relative. Darcy just tells him to work on being nice and they will be making money in no time. Tess arrives and asks where all this money will be coming from. Darcy introduces her and Victor to one another. Tess pleads with Darcy to know about the money, but he tells her it's a surprise. She asks if it's about the wedding and so Darcy tells her it's about the honeymoon. She's disappointed that he revealed as she wanted to keep guessing. Victor leaves Darcy to continue fighting his secret.
Susan and Karl both admit to lying to Tess and Darcy respectively about supporting their wedding. They wonder what they are going to do, and Karl points out that as witnesses they are supposed to agree with the union. Karl tells Susan that it should be her job to talk to them about it as Tess is more her friend than his. She tries to argue the point but fails.
SUSAN: Oh, I'm getting that headache back.
KARL: And darling, I'll be here to put you back together again, when they're finished with you.
LYN: We're the worst parents on earth; we must be.
JOE: No we're not, we're doing alright.
LYN: Care to tell me how?
Joe tells her to give him a bit of time. Thinking through, Woody is a descent bloke who cares for Steph and makes her happy. Michelle has her heart in the right place, but just approaches things the wrong way, and Flick, well she made a mistake. Lyn isn't so convinced by it all.
JOE: Lynnie you've got to remember it's just a ride love, and sure we're having a rough trot but the fun part of the ride is around the corner.
They have a loving moment!
Flick comes over to see Joel. She apologises about behaving like a kid, but Joel tells her she didn't. She insists that she did, but that she's going to change and assumes they are still together. Joel takes the moment to tell Flick that he really did mean what he said, and he knows it's lousy timing with her birthday, but it's over. Flick runs off crying. Dee walks in after overhearing the conversation. She tells Joel she'll give him the support he needs from a friend. He admits it's true what Flick said, no-one will ever love him like she did.
Flick arrives back and starts to head for the bedroom, but Lyn encourages Joe to talk to her. It takes him a while, but he eventually asks her if she'd like to have some champagne with him and Lyn to celebrate her turning 18, as it doesn't happen everyday. She thanks him, but tells him she was going to have a bath and head to bed. Turning towards the hall she changes her mind and tells Joe that it'd be nice.
Joel and Dee arrive at the pub for a meal, as two single people! Joel points out that Tess and Darcy have walked in and Dee goes over to talk to them. Dee asks Tess how she did it to her when they were such good friends who told each other everything. Tess tells her she didn't want to hurt her and was just being human. Dee reminds her that they could still have been friends if she'd been honest. She gives her one piece of advice.
DEE: He's cunning Tess, he's going to break your heart or worse, and do you really want that grief?
Tess leaves followed swiftly by Darcy.
Flick is on the phone to one of her friends as Lyn gets some nibbles ready. Flick tells them she's going to have a quiet night in with her parents. She worries about being the talk of the club that night but Joe tells her they wouldn't be true mates if they did. Flick thanks them for being great parents, and proposes a toast to them and the time they have left with Steph. Lyn proposes a toast to Flick, hoping she gets the most love that she has given them. They drink.
Tess begins to realise how she's lost a good friend in Dee and begins to worry how it's all become a mess. Darcy comforts her, telling her that Dee will come around eventually.
DARCY: Tess, I love you more than anything and anyone, to me you are the most special thing in the world.
Joel asks Dee if she's really over Darcy. She tells him that she is and that she would rather date Charles Manson, Ouch! She tells him that it's not going to turn into a tragic night, but Joel recons they are already there.
DEE: Look at us, we're two hot, young, single things, with a world of possibility in front of us.
Joel doesn't seem to be getting the hang of it, so Dee grabs their glasses and they propose a toast.
DEE: To us, and the future.
Darcy is on the phone to Markus, he tells him that he's staying at a friend's house and gives him the address. He tells Markus that he'll agree to a private meeting in half an hour. Darcy suggests that Tess goes to see a film and then when she comes back the meeting will be over. She isn't keen on the idea of him meeting some random person she doesn't know in her house, and demands to know what's going on, or their relationship is over.