Serena is encouraging Sky to get over Boyd, and that it will be easier in time. Sky tearfully says she has lost the two most important people in her life, and no clichés are going to fix that.
Boyd is watching TV, and Max comes over and starts talking about his first serious girlfriend. Boyd guesses that Max is about to tell him that she broke his heart but time heeled the wounds. Max tells him that she kissed someone else and he wanted to ‘curl up and die'. Max goes onto say that life went on, and it will for him too. Boyd changes the subject to the TV program he is watching, and Max leaves him and goes off to bed.
No.24 (late night)
Sky gets off the pone to her Dad, who she has just asked to buy her a one-way ticket home. Serena isn't impressed that she wants to leave, and asks her about school. Sky says she'll leave after exams. Sky says, ultra sarcastically “so if I stay the bad stuff between Boyd and me will disappear after awhile, we might wave across the street every now and then, that I might give him a polite smile across the coffee shop?! Serena, I don't want that”.
Harold walks in, and Serena tells him they are studying. Harold tells them that he used to take Tad and Paul through a short mediation when they were stressing about studying. Serena declines his offer, and Harold leaves them too it. Serena asks Sky how she is going to live without meditating with Harold, and Sky tells her not say anything to anyone.
No.24 (next day)
The Bishops are all eating breakfast. Lil is nervously preparing for Luka's visit. When Luka arrives, things are a bit awkward. Lil mentions a trip, and David asks what trip is this. Lil tells him they are going to find Lukas Dad, and she wants to drive Luka. She goes to help Luka settle in, and tells David they will talk about it later. David turns to Harold and asks him if he knew about this, but he didn't.
Sky whispers to Serena “lots of family fun in store for you”. Serena looks upset when Sky tells her she'll have to cope without her.
Lil and Luka come back out and are talking about leaving for their trip. David asks if they have time for a coffee, but Lil declines, saying they haven't got time as they don't want to have to stay overnight. Serena then says she wants to go on the trip too, as its ‘a family affair'. Lil looks surprised but agrees, and David looks unhappy.
Connor is trying to get Carmella to eat baby food. He has a bit and she looks a bit disgusted, and still refuses. Connor says that she won't have to worry about that stuff anymore, because Maddy is going today, but unfortunately Nick will be come to pick her up. At one o'clock, when Carmella is at work. Carmella says she will ‘wag' work, even though it is the busy ‘layout' day. Connor is happy, especially after she assures him Maddy wont get in her way.
Sky hands Harold the paper, and Sky comments there is nothing interesting in it. Harold says that it needs one of her ‘freak girl' comics to spice it up, but Sky says she is going to put them on hold for awhile. Harold tells her to remember “All work and no play” and suggests they play operation to help their reflexes. Then he leaves for the coffee shop. Serena comments that Sky will miss Harold when she leaves. Sky says there is always phone or email, but Serena says that she will miss all the cute little things he does
Lil and Luka are walking to the car, with Lil commenting on how David never lets her have picnics, because there are always places to buy food from, he says. Luka asks if it can be just them today, as meeting his father will be a huge moment and he wants it to be just family. Lil gently reminds him that Serena is family. Luka says that he doesn't want any complications, “not that Serena is a complication” but Lil says she knows what he means, and will tell Serena not to come. Luka wants her not to mention he says it, because “things have already been tense and I don't want it to be worse”.
Serena is saying to Sky that she knows about Boyd and Lana, but she thought that Sky might want to stay because of their friendship. Sky says Serena means a lot to her, and Serena asks Sky to stay for her then. Lil walks in then, and Serena gets up from the sofa and says she is ready. Lil says there has been a change of plan, and could Serena stay at home, as it will be a big day for Luka. Serena asks if Luka had suggested this, but Lil says that it was her idea.
Lyn comes over, and brings Susan the bunch of flowers that were sitting on the doorstep. Susan thinks they will be for Stingray or Sindi, then she reads the card and finds they are for Libby, from Allessandro Cortez. He says he's coming home from Sydney and can't wait to hold her in his arms. Lyn thinks it's romantic, though Susan is a bit outraged that Libby didn't tell her. Lyn asks “What about Darren,” and Susan says that he happened before she left, but she goes to ring Libby to find out.
The Coffee Shop
Lana and Serena are working in the kitchen, and Serena asked Lana what happened between her and Sky. Lana tells her it was nothing, they just didn't have as much in common as they first thought. Serena tells her whatever Sky did she really regrets.
Lana says the Sky kissed her, and she knows she regrets it. Serena looks surprised, but tells Lana ‘Sky is a great girl, you should give her another chance'. Lana says she wont as Sky used her as an experiment and then ran away. Serena sticks up for Sky, saying that she got confused, but Lana says she knew exactly what she was doing, and turns back to her chopping.
Susan gets off the phone to Libby, and says she doesn't know whether to be sad or congratulate her to Lyn. Her and Lyn talk about the fact that Libby has usually gone for more sensible, classical types, like Drew. Susan then says that Libby has asked her to break the bad news to him…and Lyn says that he'll be disappointed to see two middle-aged desperados, instead of a gorgeous 20 year old…..
SUSAN: Control yourself, Lynette, we have got to tell him to take his chiselled jaw and his perfect six-pack, and just go home.
SUSAN: No idea.
Serena comes over and says to Max she needs to see Boyd, for a school related matter. Max tells her to be snappy about it, he's only just got Boyd to concentrate. Boyd tells Serena if she's here to talk about Sky, he has nothing to say. Serena tells him she has never seen Sky this upset, and that she wants to move back to West Australia. Boyd doesn't seem to care, and tells Serena he has a lot to work to do, give him a break.
Serena jumps up and takes his books off him, saying that he'll never see Sky again. He should make up with her. Boyd says she betrayed him, and asks why Serena is defending her. “Because she's a friend” Boyd say friends don't betray each other, and he wants a normal, easy predictable relationship, with someone who likes the things he likes. He goes back to his work, and Serena says that when he finds ‘normal' to let her know what it is.
Susan is talking to Allessandro on the phone, with Lyn next to her, her ear up against the phone. Susan explains to him that Libby isn't coming to Sydney, but he doesn't seem to take it well, and hangs up on her.
SUSAN: He hung up on me!
SUSAN: He's still coming here!
SUSAN: He's leaving the show to be with Libby
SUSAN: And he thinks I'm jealous!!
LYN: Well you are a bit, aren't you?!
Apparently Alessandro thinks that Susan is trying to keep them apart because she is jealous. But he's still coming to see Libby. Susan says that they'll have to break his heart!
LYN: Ooh, he'll need consoling.
SUSAN: Yes, but not by the women who are doing the heartbreaking!
LYN: Well you do the heartbreaking and I'll do the consoling
SUSAN: Why do you get the fun bit?!
They carrying on arguing for awhile, with Susan saying Lyn doesn't even need to be there. She eventually relents, but she's ‘in charge'.
Lil and Luka pull up for some petrol. The attendant bloke comes over to help them, and Lil asks if he knew of an Ivan Petrovic. His says he ‘knew him'. “Knew? Not any more?” Lil enquires. It turns out he's dead.
Connor, Carmella, Max and Harold are cooing over Maddy, who is sitting in her pushchair. Max and Harold go back to work, and Connor orgamises her things for when she has to go home. Carmella comments that he will need cheering up when Maddy goes, and Connor tells her that the last three minutes of the visit are the worst. Carmella says that Lori seems nice, and that Nick seems okay. But Connor isn't comfortable with handing Maddy over to a complete stranger. He says that Carmella will probably be glad not to hear about nappies and stuffed animals (“No, not really stuffed, Maddy, its an expression – they are just tired,” after she starts to wail.) but Carmella says she'll miss it. Carmella suggests he ask for longer access visits, and that she'll help with her, and get more time off. Connor is really excited by the idea and tells Carmella that for the first time in a long while he is happy, and that's because of her.
Sky is sitting in her Beetle, looking tearful. Suddenly a cut-out of her comic character on a stick appears at the window saying “its not your fault you are straight” and another pops up saying that she is “from the straight end of the pool.” Lana appears at the window. Sky gets out of the car, fighting back tears. Lana says that they should try and be friends again, and they hug.
Boyd walks down the street carrying his skateboard and wearing his comedy safety helmet. He sees Sky and Lana hugging, and looks annoyed. They break apart and look at him, and he skates past. Sky looks even more upset
Lil is looking at all the graves, then Luka calls over to Lil that he has found the right one. They look at it in silence for awhile, then Luka starts to get a bit teary. He kneels down and runs his hands over his fathers name on the stone.