Flick asks Marc if he works in this industry.
Maggie asks Toadie not to leave work. He says he has no choice.
Maggie tells Toadie that she's married, there's never going to be more than friendship between them but she values that and doesn't want to lose it or want him to leave the firm and spoil his career. He admits he shouldn't have said it but can't take it back and so must go
Lyn asks Marc what his family thinks about the engagement. He says they'll love Steph, they're just people despite their wealth and he asks Lyn's help to surprise Steph with an heirloom ring. Steph comes in and takes him out to meet some of her mates.
Flick rushes in looking for someone and, embarrassed, talks to Toadie, saying she was looking for somebody. Lou says Toadie won't have to cover Matt's shifts much longer as a lot of people are looking for bar-work. Toadie asks to stay on working at the pub, but Lou can't promise to hold the job while he works out his notice.
Maggie tells Susan that Toadie's plan to resign is because of her. They both know nothing can happen and Maggie says she's told him that. She wants advice from Susan, who warns her Toadie hasn't had many girlfriends but when he falls he falls hard. They discuss it and agree there's not much Maggie can do-Toadie has to deal with it himself as a test of his maturity.
Flick and Marc meet again and she chats about seeing him before but it takes him a while to remember. When she asks him if he wants to catch up for a drink, he says he's seeing someone and she's really disappointed.
Lou and Karl talk about arguments and living with a teenager. Elly has said she's moving out when she's 16 and Karl's worried about where she'll go. Her mother's hopeless and her father deserted her when she was 4 or 5.
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Keith talks to Maggie about ‘The Dogs' and betting as he's just had a win.Toadie's looking really down and says he wants to talk. He regretfully gives in his notice-2 weeks, which is the norm. Keith's stunned and asks why, but Toadie lies, saying he wants to go and do media law with another firm. He's not able to name them and Keith seems to accept it's because of a ‘confidentiality' clause.
To Susan's dismay, Karl's mixing another potion. He suggests contacting Elly's father but Susan's against it. Karl feels they need to check him out as he may not be as bad as Liz made out but Susan points out that could cause a lot of damage since they know so little of him and Elly might be hurt if he turns his back on her again.
Steph's teasing Marc, who says he can't be too bad if a beautiful girl asked him out that morning. He gives a glowing description of her.
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Keith tells Toadie he noticed the tension between him and Maggie and he realizes the ‘media law job' is an escape story. He asks if the issue with Maggie is love or hate and if it can be resolved, but Toadie lies and says it's nothing to do with her. Keith then speaks to Maggie alone, tricks her into admitting there's some sort of problem and says he'll solve it.
Flick comes home and tells Lyn she met someone she can't get out of her head. Lyn says it seems to be 'chemistry' so perhaps she's given up too soon as ‘Faint heart never won a hunk of spunk'.
Marc tells Lou they won't be making radical changes to Lassiter's. Flick comes in and and talks Marc into accepting her mobile number because things change and he might break up with his girl.
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In front of Toadie, Keith talks to Maggie about a possible ‘landmark case', a difficult RSI one where they're up against Tim Collins. Toadie's very interested but they pretend he can't help until he finally ‘persuades them' to let him. Keith warns it will mean lots of time working very closely with Maggie.
Karl talks to Lou who offers to help find Elly's father.
Flick, Lyn and Steph are getting a meal ready for Marc. Flick answers the door and thinks he's come to find her. She's about to say too much when Steph comes in and hugs and kisses him. Neither of them lets on they've already met. Flick is upset, escapes into the kitchen and covers her face with her hands.