Frazer pleads to Rosie that he's changed but Rosie doesn't want to know
Elle thinks that if Carmella takes the blame then that gives Oliver Carte Blanche to do what he likes.
Paul appears at Rosie's office with flowers, wine and a shoulder to cry on
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Rosie thinks Paul should go – drinking with him is the last thing she needs – but Paul only meant it as a friend. Rosie admits she doesn't trust him and he's almost at the door when she decides she does really need a friend now (even a friend like Paul).
Elle is annoyed when she sees Carmella and Oliver talking, then kissing. Once a smiley Carmy has gone Elle asks Oliver what he thinks he's doing. Oliver thinks he loves Carmella. Elle wonders how he can trust her but Oliver believes Carmella when she said nothing happened and thinks Elle should do the same with Dyl. Carmella loves him and he feels the same way. Elle is not pleased.
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Rosie feels stupid – how's she meant to trust a man again? Paul tells her not to give up on love as it has too much to offer. She'll love again. He strokes her face and Rosie wishes she hadn't chosen Frazer. Paul feels the same; for what's it worth, he does love her, and for that reason he decides to go. Rosie thanks him for listening.
Susan trims Karl's beard as Bree, Rachel and Zeke read letters for the blogzine problem page. They have a letter from a teen who's worried he won't get a girlfriend due to his facial hair. Zeke thinks they should give him Rachel's number. He sounds immature, yet mature, which is just Rachel's type. Rachel hits him.
They get a letter from a woman who's moved to Adelaide for a job and fallen madly in love with a footy player. Should she stay there or return home to her family? They find it's from Katya and think how funny it would be if her new beau was Paul McClain.
Susan, who's been annoyed by Karl scratching at his beard while she's trying to trim it, exclaims; there's something in Karl's beard…LICE! The kids reel in horror and Bree runs off home. Karl thinks she's making it up but Susan is adamant he's infested!
Our deliciously evil double team meet up and Elle's furious at ‘stupid' Oliver getting back with Carmella. Paul tells her not to worry – she'll win in the end. Elle is glad he's so confident and he reveals Rosie is almost his, through nothing but patience. Elle doesn't do patience and Paul suggests she find a few projects to keep her busy until Project Oliver wins through – like “messing with people's lives just for the hell of it”. Elle is already one step ahead of her old Paw – she has another Timmins in mind. Paul rubs his hands together and says “Oh Goody,” in his deliciously evil manner.
Frazer knew he shouldn't have said anything but Ringo is sure Rosie'll come round. Someone comes in and Ringo is optimistic it's Rosie but it's actually Carmella, raving about getting together with Oliver. She ascertains that Frazer has had a big fight with her sister. She tells them to pass onto Rosie that she's meeting her uncle Ray at the Scarlet Bar (which Rosetta can like or lump).
Frazer decides he has to leave, go home. Everything here was built on a lie. Ringo reminds him he's not a quitter but Frazer says he's not toughing it out this time. Ringo thinks he's no better than that wimp Johnny. Frazer declares they'll be gone by the end of the week.
Susan, Zeke and Rachel check Audrey while Karl combs lice out of his beard with a nit comb. Everyone, including the animals, have the all clear – it's just Karl. Susan gets the kids to work; all the bed clothes and towels etc have to be washed. Karl moans about the waste of electricity involved in washing absolutely everything but Susan is firm – this is not a time to be thrifty. She gives him money for a jumbo bottle of lice shampoo (Lavender Oil is not good enough).
SUSAN: If you think I'm going to share a bed with that beard then it's gonna be doused in man-made chemicals!
KARL: That is environmental blackmail.
Susan also wants industrial strength flea bombs; she's not taking any chances! Karl refuses to sleep in among that toxic stuff and Susan agrees – no one is going to be sleeping here tonight. Karl reminds her they can't afford a hotel. That's why, Susan tells him, they're camping out in the back yard in a tent.
KARL: That could be quite fun!
SUSAN: Oh, just *go*!
Susan closes the door behind him and scratches her head.
Frazer is looking over Ringo's essay on gambling for the blogzine and concludes it's boring. Ringo thinks he's still mad at him for the Johnny dig but Frazer is telling the truth – this won't impress Rachel. It's written like a shopping list with no humour or human interest. Frazer gets him to remember a day they went to the races and met a guy who blew his entire pay in one day at the races. Frazer had to lend him money so he could feed his kids. Fraze thinks he should write it that way, with a story at the heart of it. Ringo isn't happy about starting over but Frazer says he has to if he really wants to impress Rachel. Ringo thinks if Frazer really cared about Rosie he wouldn't leave.
Rosie comes in and is surprised to see ‘George' still here. Frazer reminds her that his name has been Frazer for years. She wonders why he isn't packing and Ringo, urging Frazer not to be a wimp, scarpers to give them some space. Frazer tells Rosie he isn't leaving and she says she'll leave then. Frazer loves her but Rosie just wants him to get out of her way.
FRAZER: Fine. Run. But I know that, in your heart, you love me too!
Rosie pauses for a moment as she heads down the hallway, then walks away.
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Rachel thinks Karl should be quarantined but Susan assures them the beard has been fumigated repeatedly. Bree appears, wearing a surgical face mask and hairnet combo, and gives them some blankets. Rachel asks if she can stay with Bree but Bree isn't willing to take the risk.
Once Bree's gone Susan suggests they get down to sleep – only to hear Springsteen crowing in very close proximity! She lifts up a blanket and finds Springsteen is in his cage in the tent with them! Karl argues that the rooster gets lonely but Susan won't hear of any excuses. Karl is still scratching his beard and Susan finds he's still infested. Turning the torch onto Springsteen they discover he's crawling with lice too! The kids are grossed out by the whole episode.
SUSAN: That's it! That is *it* - the bird is gone!
Oliver watches over Carmella's meeting with her uncle Ray, who thinks her idea is crazy. Carmella reminds him that the business is rightfully theirs and she's here to take it back. Ray gives it to her because she'll never get it out of debt. Carmella is adamant she'll turn it around and, after she gets the details from him, she wants to be left alone. Ray argues she never left Teresa alone. Carmella turns it onto him - Teresa was too scared to go to him for fear of what he might do, so she went to Carmella. Ray is appalled at her accusations. Oliver butts in, saying it's time he left. Ray tells Carmella to come to his house tomorrow when he'll give her the business – but she shouldn't ever expect to be left alone.
The next day and Boyd and Janae are about to start a full blown water fight. Boyd goes off to get a bucket when someone pulls up to the garage. A young woman, who we recognise as Glenn (who Boyd saved in Tasmania) gets out her car, complaining of a noise when she accelerates. She's in town for a few weeks and hopes it's nothing serious. Janae asks for her details just as ShirtlessBoyd™ reappears. Glenn calls out his name and Boyd flashbacks to her kissing him. Janae asks Glenn who she is. She tells her she's Glenn Forrest.
After the commercials a shocked Janae asks what she's doing here and Glenn says she's visiting a friend. Janae remarks she's not here to steal Boyd then and Boyd scolds her for it. Glenn doesn't want any trouble and asks her to call when the car's ready – they won't see her any other time, she promises. Boyd and Glenn exchange a look as she hurries away.
Janae storms in, telling Elle that she promised her she'd keep Glenn away. Elle replies that Glenn is her best mate and she needed to see her.
JANAE: You promised me!
ELLE mimicking JANAE: You *promised* me!
Elle doesn't blame Boyd for cheating on her when she behaves like such a baby. A hurt Janae runs off.
Paul applauds Elle's work and Elle is jubilant at throwing a spanner into a Timmins' marriage.
Frazer says Ringo's new essay is brilliant; like John Grisham with bad spelling. He's sure Rachel will be as proud as he is when she reads it.
In the hallway Rosie refuses to talk to Frazer; that might work in Carmella's morally corrupt world but not hers. Carmella says honesty can lead to happiness and reveals she talked to Ray about the business. Rosie thinks she's a fool but Carmella would really like her support.
In the kitchen Rosie won't talk to Ringo as he was part of Frazer's lies. Frazer appears and tells her to leave off his brother – Ringo was only lying because Frazer asked him to.
Elle is very happy to see Glenn, who says ditto a lot. Glenn tells her about seeing Boyd and Janae – she felt awful. Elle reassures her that she did nothing wrong. Glenn just wants to relax and have fun. Paul says it's all sorted and they have lots of fun planned! Glenn wonders how they'll fit it in and Paul is sure she could extend her stay if needed. If it was up to Elle Glenn would stay forever!
Ringo asks Rachel if she read the gambling story but Rachel tells him she wasn't home. Ringo is puzzled and Rachel ends up telling him about the lice. Ringo doesn't buy it – if she didn't like his stuff she only had to say! Zeke tells him Rachel isn't lying and he'd better not tell anyone at school about the lice. Ringo is annoyed with himself.
Bree tells Zeke that Ringo is in love with Rachel and that's why he's acting like a jerk. Bree asks if he's sure he doesn't have lice and Zeke answers affirmatively before shaking his hair all over her, leading Bree to run off in disgust.
Springsteen is being handed over to his new owners. Karl points out to Susan that since he's dealt with the lice situation there's no longer any reason for the rooster to leave. Susan says he isn't getting out of this. Karl has a flashback – he has so many memories of Springsteen, including presenting him to Pepper and Susan, singing to him and eating chips on the sofa with him. He pleads with Susan to let him keep him – he was born to run! Susan won't back down and urges Springsteen's new owners to take him. And that they do, leaving Karl looking glum.
Janae tries to get through to Boyd but gets his answering machine instead. She tells him she's sorry – it was hard having Glenn there this morning. Oliver and Carmella pull up in Rocco's old work truck. Rosie sees this and walks over to join them. Carmella is now an official fruit and veg retailer.
ROSIE: You're an official lunatic. This thing should've been junked years ago.
Carmella thinks it needs a service, that's all. She's going to paint some new logos. Rosie dryly speculates; it might be a smiling carrot or something. Carmella assures her she knows what she's doing – she's not stupid. Rosie doesn't think she's smart either. Oliver asks Rosie what's her problem. Carmella accepts she doesn't want to help but she doesn't need her nasty comments. Rosie retorts she's being realistic. Carmy says she's just trying to make it work. Carmella cuddles into Oliver as Rosie smirks to herself then walks off.
Glenn wants to go somewhere else – Boyd is making her nervous. Glenn gets up and Boyd apologises to her for this morning; he feels really bad about it. Glenn says “ditto” and Boyd remarks that she's still saying that. He hopes she enjoys her stay. Glenn will try. She walks away and Boyd looks on after her.
As Boyd walks past Elle she tells him that Glenn is gorgeous but she'd probably not be so obvious about checking her out.
ELLE: I mean, if I can see it, then Janae can see it too. If she can see it then I guess it's time to kiss your marriage goodbye.