Writer: Philippa Burne
Director: Jeffrey Walker
Tim Collins: Ben Anderson
Rose Belker: Esme Melville
Tom O'Farrell: Michael Reed
Jack asking the security guard to let him though, but tells him to forget it when he sees Connor kissing Nina - Karl hiding alcohol in his drink bottle in his bicycle - A client asking Toadie and Tim for help - Jack arriving at Izzy's apartment
Nina pulls Connor off the dance floor and apologizes for kissing him. He assures her that it is all right and he is really flattered that Nina thinks of him like that but she has just broken up with Jack and needs some time to clear her head. She shakes her head and admits to Connor that Jack was standing behind them, and only kissed him so it looked like they were having a good time. Connor shakes his head and asks her why she needed to kiss him just to show that they are having a good time. Nina looks sheepish and says that she was trying to make Jack feel jealous. She quickly continues in saying that she knows its pathetic- but Connor cuts her off. He tells her that there is no need to apologize and after all she is only human. He then asks for a favour- not to be used as a rebound. Nina looks apologetic.
Toadie and Tim are at the pub talking about Mrs. Belker's case. Toadie believes that she isn't senile and that her son in law is only trying to make her think that so she goes into a nursing home and can sell the house on her. Tim isn't convinced and tells him it is a petty matter, and they should focus on bigger cases. Toadie is determined to prove Tim wrong, and asks him to take on the case to prove it. Lou then interrupts asking Tim if he has ever felt that his buttocks isn't attractive, and begins to try and sell Tim a padded pants. Toadie rolls his eyes and reminds Lou that they are in a business meeting and do not have time for this. Lou heads back to the bar and Toadie insists that elderly Mrs. Belker's case is real, therefore as a good lawyer they must pursue it. Tim agrees in the end, but then excuses himself to see Lou about how he can get a 'butt assistant.'
Jack is in the kitchen and asks Izzy if she would like a cup of coffee. Izzy emerges from the bedroom and asks Jack whether his parents would worry about him. Jack gives her a cheeky grin and tells her that he can always say he was with a biology tutor. Izzy looks bothered by Jack's presence and gives Jack the brush off- admitting that it was definitely a precious moment, however you cannot hang onto them. Jack looks flustered and says that he better go and turns for the door. Izzy hurriedly calls after him, asking him to keep it their little secret and he agrees. Izzy turns her back on Jack and grins.
Nina is sitting at the table, when she can hear Connor and Jack's voices. Jack warns Connor to keep away from Nina, as rebound relationships never last long. Connor grunts and admits that Jack would know a lot about that wouldn't he? Jack looks furious however controls his temper and retorts with 'at least I don't knock a girl up. Does Nina know about you and Lori?' Connor looks nervous, but tells him that his relationship with Nina isn't his business. Jack gives Connor a dirty look and leaves, leaving Connor shaking his head. Nina sighs.
Jack is rocking Oscar and is telling him about the soccer game he played where he kicked the winning goal- giving Oscar every little detail. Jack turns around to find Lyn watching him smiling. Jack tells her that he was hoping that she wouldn't wake up. Lyn smiles at him and says that a baby gives off a sense of comfort. Jack nods and Lyn reminds him that if he wants to talk about anything- Nina in particular that she'll always be there. Jack shakes his head and rejects her offer. Lyn sighs and goes back to bed leaving Oscar and Jack alone. Jack continues to rock him, quietly whispering that Ozzy will always have his big brother around and that they don't need Nina in their lives and that they will be fine without her. Jack then looks down at Oscar and smiles.
Connor asks Lou if that he has got the new roster and he just grunts. There is a tense silence between them, so Connor keeps his distance. Nina approaches him and asks if he would like to come to her mother's performance - as it is her first solo act. Connor knocks back the offer saying that he doesn't feel up to it. Nina looks concerned and asks if it was because of what Jack said to him last night. Connor looks worried and asks her if she heard the conversation. She admits she didn't but heard their voices, and knowing Jack has probably warned him to stay away from her. Connor tells her she's right, but that is not the reason he doesn't want to go; it's just that he has had his one big night a week and that's enough for him. Nina nods.
Lyn looks shocked when Susan tells her what was in the envelope and exclaims $8000?! She then continues saying that she should have opened the envelope ages ago. Susan sighs and says that she wishes she could contact Jamie Clarke. Lyn then asks her what she is doing this afternoon and when Susan tells her that she has to mark VCE papers, suggests going for a bike ride. Susan admits it sounds like fun, but she has to take Karl's bike, because her bike has a puncture. She writes Karl a note and they head off.
Toadie and Tim are interviewing Mrs. Belker about her family. Tim interviews her, however he is quite cold towards her and she becomes nervous. Toadie realizes this and comes to her aide and finishes the interview with ease. She thanks them for their help and they tell her that they will be in contact soon. Tim looks at Toadie and admits that she might not be losing her mind, but has no idea why she needs legal help. Toadie tells him that her son in law looks like he is making her feel like she is senile, however when you talk to her, and from psychiatric interviews you can tell she is quite sharp. Toadie asks Tim if they can interview the son in law. Tim looks shocked and tells Toadie that they have no case against him, but grudgingly agrees.
Karl opens the door and calls out to Susan, however finds no one home. The phone rings, and he picks it up and begins to chat to Libby. She tells him that Audrey has gone missing and asks him to ring, if he hears any news- as Audrey still had her tag on with their number. Karl is wandering around with the cordless phone and comes across Susan's note, saying that she is using his bicycle. He asks Lib if he can ring her back and grabs his car keys.
Lyn and Susan are bike riding down in the park. Susan points out that she didn't know it was a marathon and asks if they can sit down. Lyn smiles and they find a bench and rest the bike on it. They sit down and Lyn starts telling Susan about how her life is finally starting to work out now: with her love for Oscar and her two dad's finally talking to each other again. Susan offers Lyn a drink of water and gets Karl's drink bottle. At that moment Karl pulls over and gets out of the car. Susan greets him and asks what he is doing here. He tells her that she cannot drink the water because it's dirty. Lyn and Susan look at each other confused and Susan asks how it is dirty. Karl hurriedly explains that he fixed the wheel on the bike and washed the spanner in the drink bottle. Susan laughs and asks if it occurred to him to pour the water on the spanner. Karl takes the drink bottle from her and says it was a heat of the moment thing. Susan laughs and tells Lyn that her husband is crazy. As Karl tips out the 'water' Lyn points out that it is a funny colour as it is a kind of yellow. Karl assures her because of the chemical contents of the grease, water and spanner and when Lyn and Susan start laughing, he grimaces.
Toadie and Tim are interviewing Mrs. Belker's son in law, Warren. Warren assures him that this false accusation is going to cost them a packet. Toadie shakes his head sarcastically and says that he doesn't think so. He produces two papers from psychiatrists stating that Mrs. Belker doesn't seem to be senile, on the other hand they are amazed at how wonderful her memory is for someone of her age. Warren just shrugs and Toadie then produces some photo's that the neighbours took when they found him at Mrs. Belker's place when she wasn't home. Warren laughs and tells him that it is his mother in law, of course he is visiting her- and if that's all they have got... Tim then shows him a photo of Warren fiddling with the fuse box and says that the police might find it quite interesting. Warren looks shocked and Toadie tells him if they hear from Mrs. Belker again telling them that he has had contact with her, they will involve the police. Warren becomes flustered and leaves, leaving Tim looking astounded. He tells Toadie what a good job he did and Toadie just smiles at him.
Lou is lifting some heavy boxes and Connor asks to help. Lou assures him that he is fine, yet Connor tries to take some of the heavy load. Lou snaps at him and says that if he wants to be a help he can just leave. Connor walks back into the pub and Lou sighs.
Jack sees Izzy in the coffee shop. Jack says hi to her and Izzy barely acknowledges him. He asks her if she would like to have a coffee with him and she flatly refuses. He looks a bit embarrassed by being refused.
Mrs. Belker catches up with Toadie and Tim in the coffee shop and thanks them for helping her. She tells them that her son in law accused her daughter of spying on him and they have split up and now her daughter is staying with her. Tim doesn't know whether to look happy or sad, and Mrs. Belker leans close and admits that she never liked her son in law anyway. She then declares she is taking him out of her will and putting Toadie and Tim in it. Tim looks astounded, but Toadie refuses saying the money is better off to go to a charity. Tim tries to interrupt, but Toadie assure Mrs. Belker that they are not a charity. She thanks them for helping her and says the least she can do is pay their fees. She gives them $1500 and tells them that they have earned every cent. She then leaves saying that she will see them tomorrow so she can fix her will and will bring her special chocolate hedgehog cake. Tim looks amazingly at the $1500 and Toadie tells him that the most important thing in dealing in clients is to believe in them.
Connor approaches Lou and apologizes for whatever he did. Lou ignores him and when Connor asks whether they are mates he grunts 'was.' Lou then realizes what he has said and apologizes to Connor. He tells Connor that he hit the nail when he said that all he worried about was quick rich schemes and it made him realize how lonely he really is. He continues to tell Connor he once was 'someone' in this town - but when he lost Cheryl, and then Lolly and all contact with his family, he became lonely and therefore had no choice but to involve himself into his business. He then admits that he didn't even want his family to know when he had a kidney problem, because he didn't want them to see a useless old man as their father. Lou gives a heavy sigh.
When Jack sees Lyn and Susan pushing their bicycles he asks them if they are too old to be doing that. Lyn pokes fun at him saying that if she hears one more word, she will tell Susan how good he is with Oscar- ruining his school reputation. Susan looks amused and says that Jack must have natural instincts. Jack agrees, and when they push the bikes into the garage, Jack gets a phone call. Izzy looks at Jack through the curtains and asks him what he is up to. When he tells her that he was going to mow the lawn, she gives a little laugh and says that their front lawn needs a but of a trim- but in the mean time she is all alone and she's quite bored. Jack looks at the phone in disbelief and says that he will be there in a minute. Jack opens the front door and sees Izzy standing there in the corner. Izzy approaches him and they kiss passionately.