Connor tells Michelle he doesn't want her to go, Michelle asks Connor to go with her to New York.
Michelle asks Connor again and Connor says it would be amazing. Michelle starts talking about walking in Central Park, mueseums and Connor talks about Ice Skating.
Michelle talks about climbing the Brooklyn Bridge, Joe and Lyn enter and Michelle says she has some exciting news.
Susan holds up a black dress and tells Libby that it is nothing special and just a dinner invitation.
LIBBY: Yes it is, first dates are always special, I remember my first date with Drew minute by minute, he held out the chair for me, such a gentleman, Dad will be too.
SUSAN: I am sure he will be.
LIBBY: This is crazy isn't it? I've got all these beautiful memories but no husband and you've got a beautiful husband but no memories.Life plays silly games on us
.But you can create new memories, that's within your power, so that's what we're going to do.
They go upstairs to try on dresses.
Joe is freaking out about Michelle maybe going to New York. Michelle points out she has only just got throught he first round and asks if she can't go. Lyn is worried because it is so far away and Michelle asks whether it is because she is "still a little kid" and says it is a school run thing so it will be safe. Joe and Lyn say that there are muggings and murders in New York, Michelle says the whole school have applied including Nina and Tahnee and that they have made it through the first round also.
Joe asks why they weren't told sooner when she is practically on the plane, Lyn wants Michelle to discuss it, Michelle says that it didn't seem important and Joe asks what else is going on that he doesn't know about.
Darcy is talking about an upcoming party that Dr Cook is organising, Darcy doesn't know what style to wear and Chloe says she will help to find him a suit
Michelle and Connor are watching TV, Michelle asks to change the channel as the program is set in New York, Connor wonders whether Joe and Lyn will let her go and Michelle says that at least they didn't say no.
In the kitchen Joe is washing and Lyn is drying the dishes, they are worried about Michelle going so far away, Lyn points out that it will be a great experience. They start to discuss money and living expenses and wonder whether they can afford it. Joe decides to have an early night and he says goodnight to Michelle and Connor.
Lyn comes in points out that the TV is showing New York and Michelle asks her to leave it, Lyn goes to bed. Connor points out that Lyn and Joe are going to bed early, Michelle tells him to stop messing around, Connor says it is "sweet", Michelle asks if he is bering sarcastic and Connor says he isn't.
The Coffee Shop
Nina, Michelle and Tahnee discuss New York, Michelle says Connor would go with her and she gets up to get a drink. Tahnee tells Nina not to get too excited as she won't get to the next round. Nina asks why and Tahnee says it isn't fair that Nina is telling Michelle she wants to go with her when she really wants to go because of Connor. Tahnee says she can't ruin Michelle and Connor's relationship, Nina says she understands and Tahnee says Nina should also drop out to give her a chance of going.
Karl tells Darcy he is having dinner with Susan and Darcy says it is a date, Karl denies this. Chloe brings 3 suits in for Darcy to try, Darcy asks Chloe to choose one but Chlose says he must choose but to let her know by lunchtime and leaves after arranging to meet at Lou's Place. Karl makes a comment about Darcy and Chloe being a couple, Darcy explains that Chloe offerred to find him a suit for Dr Cook's dinner
DARCY: I'm going to explain the situation one more time that....
KARL: That you and Chloe are just good friends, yes, yes.
Darcy continues with the story and says that Chloe reccommended a tailor and Karls tells him to enjoy himself, Darcy continues to protest about not being a couple . Karl wonders how Chloe sees it and whether Darcy can afford an expensive suit, Darcy says he will pay and tells Karl he has to try them on now
The Coffee Shop
The three girls are talking about shopping in New York, Michelle asks why Nina is so quiet, Nina blames the school music, Tahnee asks what it is about and Nina says it is about Mozart, Tahnee says it is boring but Michelle disagrees. Nina goes outside to see someone and Michelle goes to pay for the drinks. Tahnee goes into Nina's bag, takes out her notebook and tears something out. Nina comes back in and Tahnee asks when she will tell Michelle she is dropping out of going to New York, Nina asks why Tahnee hates her so much, Tahnee says she just doesn't like people who steal their friends boyfriends. She starts to read the page from Nina's notebook, Nina wrote about how good Connor makes her feel and how she loves him, Tahnee says she could tell Michelle who returns just then and tells Nina that music in New York is great.
Darcy has chosen a suit and Chloe says it is a good choice. Darcy asks how much it is and Chloe tells him not to worry as the best things in life cost money, Darcy asks whether it is above or below $1000, Chloe tells him it is well above $1000. To return the favour Darcy asks Chloe out for dinner and she accepts, she says the tailor will invoice Darcy.
Over on another table Joe and Connor are talking, Joe asks if Connor has a plan for New York and how he would support himself. Connor says he would find a way and Joe thinks this is vague and e says it will be expensive because he won't be living with Michelle, Connor says he knows that
Nina and Tahnee are in the living room, Nina tells Tahnee that it is the last time she does this. Michelle enters and the girls decide to watch a film, Tahnee announces that Nina is dropping out of the New York trip. Michelle thinks she is crazy, Tahnee claims she tried to talk her out of it, Nina says she can't go and doesn't want to talk about it.
The Coffee Shop
Lyn and Joe are worried about Michelle going to New York, Lyn says somewhere nearer would be better but it might benefit her studies, Joe asks why she can't finish them in Erinsborough. Lyn says that Michelle is clever but Joe is worried that she will turn American and is worried that she will come back with an accent! Lyn says that it will be OK because Connor and girls from school will be there. Joe thinks Connor might not go, he says he hasn't done anything about the practicalities, Lyn says there is Tad, Joe is unimpressed. Lyn wants to know the family she would stay with, Joe says that most American families have machine guns and you have to go through security just to get into school (Nothing like a bit of generilisation!), Lyn wants to talk her out of it and Joe says she is not going
Karl arrives to collect Susan and he says she looks nice, Libby looks sheds a few tears and says it is because she is happy, Karl and Susan leave and Libby whispers "Please God"
A Posh Restaurant
Susan thinks it is lovely and they sit down, she asks if they always came to restaurants like this one, Karl says they did on special occassions (Yeah right!). Susan spots Darcy and Chloe at another table, Karl wants to ignore them so he can have her all to himself.
Chloe asks Darcy why he is single, Darcy says he has two problems "women and women". Chloe laughs and Darcy says he is pleased she doesn't judge him, Chloe tells Darcy to tell her about his romances.
The Coffee Shop
Nina and Connor sit down together and Connor asks if he has done anything wrong, Nina says he hasn't. Connor wants to know if something has happened, he wants to know why she has dropped out of New York, he points out how good friends they all are. Nina says her parents won't let her, Connor points out that they are always travelling, Nina asks him to change the subject.
Susan wonders whether lightly-seared fish should be raw so Karl swaps their plates round. Susan points out that Karl is a very nice man, Karl says she didn't think so at first but says that he grows on people.
Outside Libby's House
Susan and Karl share a joke, Susan thanks Karl and they kiss (yay!). Susan goes inside and Karl breathes a huge sigh of relief and smiles
Darcy tells Chloe that he can really be himself around her, Chloe gives Darcy a present, it is an expensive Swiss watch. Darcy asks why she bought it and Chloe replies "Why not?"