Susan receiving a phonecall from someone who's against her being a surrogate.
The hospital give the go-ahead for the surrogacy.
Steph hugging Lucas for being a good mate.
Toadie telling Lib he has a surprise for Callum – a puppy.
Callum gets a wrestler's autograph and thinks that's his surprise.
Paul giving Kate her mother's locket.
Harry declaring that he's leaving Erinsborough.
The Bus Stop
Harry sits at the bus stop, drumming on his legs. Dan, rescuer of all, approaches him, wondering where he's headed to. Harry tells him that he's going to a mate's place up north (which is a big place), and he will support himself by picking fruit. Dan asks if Harry's had anything to eat, and offers to shout him dinner – after all, the bus won't be he for 40 minutes. He'll even drive him to the bus terminus in the city if needs be.
Kate is wearing her mum's locket, and sitting on the sofa with Libby who assures her that Dan will talk Harry around. Sophie sits on the chair, colouring, and quietly listening. Kate is really angry with Harry – she thinks perhaps that they're better off without him.
Toadie and Callum come back home with Ben. Cal is still desperate to know what his surprise is, but no-one's giving in, and everyone knows but him.
Dan and Harry have finished eating and Harry is still waiting for the moment when Dan lectures him about running away...but Dan has no such plans. Dan isn't interested why he's leaving and, instead, asks after the Michael Paynter gig. Dan's annoyed his missed it with Lib, and admits he thinks he's like a young John Farnham. Harry starts talking about his favourite track on Michael's album and drums on the table, admitting he plays a bit of music.
DAN: Maybe if you weren't running away you could start playing a bit at school.
HARRY: I'm not running away!
HARRY: You know, it just gets to me that she doesn't...she doesn't listen to me, you know?
Harry tells Dan that Kate doesn't care that he misses his mum, and asks Dan to drive him to the bus station. Harry says he hates Kate, but not Sophie – and Dan asks if he's said goodbye to Sophie, then?
Harry hasn't, and agrees to drop in to see Sophie on the way to the bus station.
Dan and Harry arrive, and Dan calls the girls into the hallway. Kate quickly realises he's not actually come back for good, and walks back to the lounge. Harry follows.
Harry tries to say sorry to Soph, but she's too upset that he didn't even say goodbye. Sophie declares that she and Katie can do without him, and demands that he apologise to her big sister. Harry does, and agrees to stay – for now.
Steph is sitting at a table, and Susan stands, chatting to her.
STEPH: He's so wrapped to be moving in he's promised to clean the bathroom for me!
SUSAN: Zeke's gonna clean a bathroom?!
SUSAN: Oh, he's never done that for me!
STEPH: Well it hasn't happened yet.
Steph asked how Zeke is, but isn't really listening to the answer – she's too focused on the three women sitting at the table across from her, who staring at Susan's back, and whispering.
Susan turns around.
EVILWOMAN: Yep, it's her alright.
Susan sighs and sits down, admitting to Steph that since Paul's surrogacy article she's been getting abusive phonecalls and nasty stares.
STEPH: Are you serious? Some people are so rude.
SUSAN: No, it's alright...
STEPH: No, you shouldn't have to put up with that.
SUSAN: Oh well, I haven't been stoned in the street yet.
Susan gets up to leave.
EVILWOMAN: (loudly) If she's going to go out in public...
STEPH: Excuse me, have you got something to say?
On the nodding encouragement of her friends, evilwoman gets up and approaches Susan head on.
EVILWOMAN: You're Mrs Kennedy, the one from the paper?
SUSAN: That's me.
EVILWOMAN: Who's going to bear your own son-in-law's baby?
Hmmm, well not strictly speaking. It will be her son-in-law's and her daughter's, let's be clear about that at least. But I digress.
EVILWOMAN: What you're doing is offensive. It's unnatural.
LOU: Madam, would you mind leaving, please? Mrs Kennedy's a very good friend of mine...
SUSAN: It's alright, it's alright Lou, I'm going anyway.
Susan quickly walks away, upset.
Cal, Mickey and Ben are sitting on the sofa as Toadie comes in with the surprise – a new puppy. Ben and Mickey are thrilled. Callum is not. Toad explains it's a guide dog puppy – they have him for a year to house train him and get him used to people, then they give him back to the guide dog people to train him properly.
Callum plonks himself on the chair with his handheld game thing, and pretty much ignores the conversation, other than to agree that they can call him Rocky.
Steph and Susan are packing boxes for the school fete when Libby comes in with a box of her own, excited about the puppy. Libby comments on all the boxes that they have to sell, and Steph comments that Lucas has offered to take some stuff up to the school for them.
Susan thinks that's a good idea – if Lucas helps then she could give the fete a miss...
SUSAN: You've got tons of help, you won't need me.
LIBBY: But you love the school fete! Buying a passion fruit sponge, a couple of bargain books...
SUSAN: Yeah, I know, but to tell you the truth I'd rather have a quiet day at home, I'm feeling a bit weary.
Steph wonders if it's to do with what happened earlier, and Susan shoots her a death stare. Steph explains what happened at Harold's.
LIBBY: Why didn't you tell me?
SUSAN: Because it's stupid, I shouldn't let it upset me.
Lib won't have her mum missing out on the school fete, and they are determined to be right beside her at the school fete – the gossip mongers won't win! Susan doesn't look convinced.
Erinsborough High School
Dan, Libby and Steph are unpacking stuff for their stall, and Lou is already looking for bargains. Lib and Steph wonder where Susan is, only for her to turn up, apologising for being late.
Dan puts a price on a hand drill, and Steph tells him to make it at least $50 – that's what Lucas suggested. Libby looks at her friend, suspiciously.
Across the corridor, the three women who were at Harold's yesterday are running a stall, and whispering about Susan again. Libby knows her – she's Angela Scott (aka Evilwoman) from the school council, and moral righteousness is her speciality.
Cut to later where Libby suggests making an Angela voodoo doll. Steph thinks they should just punch her.
The Ramsay kids come in, and Kate orders them not to buy any trash – they have to get the things that they need. Harry gives Sophie $10 and challenges her to buy five cool things with it. They go to the Kennedys' stall, and get some bargains there whilst Susan rounds people up with a loudhailer.
Cut to later when Libby is counting the cash, and Evilwoman comes over to...well, be mean.
EVILWOMAN: Good result?
LIBBY: Yes it was. Thank you.
EVILWOMAN: You should consider donating some to the health system.
LIBBY: I'm sorry?
EVILWOMAN: Pay back the taxpayers who are footing the bill for your surrogacy experiment.
Susan loses her patience and approaches Angela.
SUSAN: Mrs Scott. There's nothing unethical about the procedure my daughter's having. It's available to every female member of the public, no exception. It's no more than her right.
EVILWOMAN: That's not what the paper said.
SUSAN: Well did you think to actually check with the hospital, you stupid woman?
Stupidwoman / evilwoman / Angela walks off.
DAN: That shut her up.
LIB: Go mum!
SUSAN: Do you think I went too far?
STEPH: No way, did you see her face? Pity Lucas wasn't here with the camera!
Lib looks at Steph again.
Harry comes in with some cash, but overhears Susan telling Dan that Karl took the keyboard back to their house, so it's no longer for sale. He walks off, clearly annoyed.
Susan picks up a piece of folded paper from the table and opens it. It reads: YOU'RE DISGUSTING! AND YOU'LL BE PUNISHED! She looks across the corridor at the other women, distressed.
Cut to later again when Kate and Sophie can't find Harry. Sophie wants to show him all the cool things she bought.
SOPH: Three new wands for a start.
KATE: Yeah, chopsticks are not wands.
SOPH: They're whatever I want them to be.
Aw, I just adore Sophie. She volunteers to go look for her brother outside. But he appears, with a wad of cash, having sold his watch at the pawn shop so that Katie has some money for bills. She's furious with him for selling the watch their mum bought, but he just wanted her to have some money and not struggle. Bless him.
Cut to elsewhere, later, again, and Susan is quietly packing boxes. Libby notices, and Susan says she'll take the box to the car. Steph makes another comment about a Cluedo game that didn't sell – and it was Lucas' favourite. Libby can't help herself.
LIBBY: (being Steph) Lucas is so generous, donating all his tools! (being Libby) Someone's got a crush!
Steph admits she has a little crush, and is starting to see Lucas in a new light, but there's nothing going on, and she's not going there.
STEPH: Lucas is a friend and a workmate, okay, and the fact that I find him at all interesting only proves that I'm over Greg and at a loose end, okay?
LIBBY: If you say so...!
Steph declares that there is no way she's getting involved in another messy love triangle, and walks off with a box of stuff.
Toadie asks Cal if he's fed Rocky yet, but Callum could not be any less interested. Toadie admits that he just thought this was something that they could do together, and it would be just like feeding Bob. Callum yells that Rocky is nothing like Bob, and never will be.
Toadie suggests that Bob would be pretty cheesed off if all the skills they put to use with him were now lost. Cal doesn't reply. So Toadie decides to test out Rocky's chasing skills – badly. Callum decides to take over and show Toad how it's really done. He starts to bond with the dog. Aw.
Kate and Harry are having milkshake drinks and talking about him selling his watch that their mother bought. Harry says that it makes no difference if he has his watch or not – his mum is still gone. Kate knows that their mum would have wanted him to be happy.
Susan and Lib come in, and whilst Libby orders lattes, Susan notices three tables over the store where people are staring and talking about her. She nervously makes her excuses and goes to look at the biscuits, where she opens the note again and looks around her, upset.
Outside the front door, Susan, Steph, Lib and Dan have finally arrived back in teh street and Steph says she has to get home to prepare for Zeke. She leaves. Susan tries to unlock the front door, but it's already unlocked. The family go inside to find out that someone's broken in...
The kitchen window's open, and all the obvious stuff is still here. Susan notices that a photo of her and Libby has been smashed. Libby realises it must be them, too – someone's trying to scare them.