Previously on Neighbours
- Rhiannon's arrival ruffles Amber and Kate's feathers, while Mason questions her about Robbo's return to Mount Isa
- Georgia goes for a date with new barman Pete, but when she kisses him and he pulls away, accuses him of being gay
Sheila is bossing Chris and Kyle around as usual, when Kyle drops the bombshell that they have a new housemate, Rhiannon. Sheila complains that they'd agreed Pete would move in, but Kyle says he's not a good fit. Sheila quickly gets over it, relishing the prospect of some intelligent female conversation. That's until Rhiannon comes in, nursing a vodka- induced hangover, starts making fun of Sheila's name, and steals her toast! Sheila is unimpressed, and grabs the toast away from Rhiannon.
Kate turns up for a girly breakfast date to find Georgia not dressed yet, and No 30 looking like a bombsite. Georgia's clearly shattered, and Kate gives her the option to cancel - but Georgia is still keen to go, claiming she fell asleep on the sofa watching 'Sleepless in Seattle'. Kate looks sceptical as Georgia goes to get dressed.
Harold's Store (outside)
Slyly substituting a scene from 'When Harry Met Sally' for one from 'Sleepless in Seattle', Kate forces Georgia to admit that she wasn't up late watching a film - she says she simply couldn't sleep in her room so moved to the couch, but didn't want Kate to worry. Kate is concerned Georgia is working herself into the ground, but Georgia brushes off her concerns. However, when Pete turns up for work across the courtyard, Georgia hides herself from his view - and Kate demands to know what's going on.
Mason and Amber come in in their swimming costumes bickering, and Matt tells Mason the pool needs cleaning. He says he has other stuff to deal with, and is forced to explain that Rhiannon has moved into No 26. Lauren, Matt and Bailey are horrified; they thought he'd broken up with her. He claims he has, but that she hasn't got the message - and that Jackson, her son, is still in Mount Isa with his aunt. Matt and Lauren tell Mason he needs to be upfront with Rhiannon about his lack of interest in her, and tell Amber and Bailey again to let them know if they hear anything from Robbo. Once they've gone, Lauren is hopeful that they've heard the last of Robbo. Matt hopes she's right, but says they need to stay on their guards.
Harold's Store (outside)
Georgia tells Kate all about her embarrassing date with Pete, and how she kissed him and then accused him of being gay, before running off! Kate reassures her that everyone does silly things on dates, and it's understandable, particularly after what happened with Scotty. Kate asks if Georgia actually likes Pete. She doesn't really, but admits she just wanted to feel wanted. Kate suggests she talk to Pete and explain; if he's a half- decent guy he'll understand.
No 32 (Mason and Bailey's room)
Mason admits to Bailey that the reason he hasn't sent Rhiannon packing yet is because he thinks he can find out information about Robbo from her, including his address. He plans to use his masculine wiles to get Rhiannon talking; and they'll worry about how to get her to leave again once he's got the information he needs.
Kyle explains the situation about the spare room to Pete, not entirely diplomatically - but Pete seems to take it well. He admits he's relieved he's not living on Ramsay Street because of Georgia, and explains what happened on their date. Kyle is annoyed, and concerned for Georgia's wellbeing, while Pete admits the incident has put him off Georgia.
Rhiannon meets Mason on a bench, and he struggles to simulate an attraction to her. She admits she's starting to like the neighbourhood. Mason asks her where Robbo's been hanging out; Rhiannon thinks it's because Mason wants to beat Robbo up for trying to crack onto her after he left. Mason doesn't deny it.
RHIANNON: I love it when you get all macho and protective. But I'm with you. That's all that matters.
MASON: Even still, it's something I'm going to need to sort out.
RHIANNON: Isn't there a better use for that testosterone?
MASON: Rhiannon - where is he?
Rhiannon says she thinks she saw Robbo at a party before she left, but that Mason will need to 'jog her memory'. Realising what she's after, he moves in for a passionate kiss.
RHIANNON: Now that I think about it, I did see him at a party.
MASON: Whose party?
RHIANNON: Good question. If you want the street address, you're going to have to do better than that.
He kisses her again, for longer this time, but predictably, Kate is just leaving Harold's and sees everything. Mason sees Kate out of the corner of his eye and looks horrified; as Rhiannon teases him about the name of the street Robbo was at, he ceases to listen, and watches in panic as Kate walks away.
Sheila and Lauren talk about Rhiannon; Lauren admits they know her from Mount Isa, and lets slip that Rhiannon has a son, who is still in Mount Isa. Sheila is surprised by this development, and wants to know more. Lauren admits Rhiannon's always had a tough life; her mother died young and her dad wasn't around, so she's always had to fend for herself. She has often made poor decisions - including dating Mason - but Lauren says Mason's no longer interested in Rhiannon, and is going to talk to her. Sheila thanks Lauren for the heads- up, and leaves.
Kyle turns up to see Chris at work, explaining Pete was relieved that Georgia wasn't going to be his neighbour, and relays to Chris the fact that Pete and Georgia went on a date. Chris expresses his disappointment, and Kyle agrees.
Georgia apologises to Pete for her behaviour during their date, explaining that she's just come out of a long relationship.
Kyle is upset that Georgia's into Pete, not him, but Chris says that isn't necessarily the case and suggests Kyle to talk to Georgia to sort it out.
Georgia explains Scotty was her first long- term boyfriend, and that they were engaged, until he made a move on Chris. Pete tells Georgia it's totally fine, and not to worry about it. He asks if she's ready to date now, and she says no - so Pete says they can pretend it never happened if she wants. Georgia replies that that sounds good.
No 32 (Mason and Bailey's room)
Mason is doing gratuitously topless press- ups when Matt walks in. Mason tells Matt he knows from Rhiannon that Robbo is laying low in Mount Isa, and that Rhiannon gave him the address. Mason is all for them going there, but Matt says it would only inflame the situation. Matt tells Bailey and Mason that he'll think of a way to proceed, and that in the meantime they should hold on to the address. Mason nods, and Matt leaves the room. Once he's gone, Mason tells Bailey that they've got to take matters into their own hands - they can't just wait for Robbo to make his next move.
Rhiannon is painting her nails, when Sheila comes in, and begins complaining about Rhiannon's lack of progress with the washing up. She quickly reveals she's been speaking to Lauren, and tells Rhiannon that she should make sure Mason's as much into her as she is Into him. Sheila warns her that there are lots of younger, hotter and smarter girls around for Mason to fall for, and adds that as long as she's here, Rhiannon needs to pull her weight around the house.
Georgia comes out of Grease Monkeys, and Kyle runs across from the yard, while Chris watches from the garage. Kyle asks Georgia about the date with Pete, and she begins defending her decision to go out with him. Kyle says it's none of his business, and that she's made it clear she's not interested in anything with Kyle, so she can do what she wants. Georgia tries to protest, but Kyle doesn't listen, and walks off. Chris is concerned.
Chris comes in looking for Mason, but Amber and Bailey haven't seen him. Chris has had a text from Mason, saying he won't be in for the rest of the week, and wants to know why. Amber suggests he call him, but Chris already has - he isn't picking up. Chris asks them to call him if they see Mason, and leaves.
Once Chris has gone, Bailey tells Amber that Mason has Robbo's address, and is probably planning to go to Mount Isa and have it out with him. Amber thinks Matt should handle it, but Bailey points out that their dad's hands are tied because he turned a blind eye to Bailey's wrongdoing. Deciding he's the obstacle to anyone going to the police about Robbo, Bailey tells Amber he wants to hand himself in and confess to his role in the robbery. Amber begs Bailey to call Matt first, but Bailey is convinced it's the right thing to do, and walks out.
Mason arrives to tell Rhiannon he's going to Mount Isa to track down Robbo, but she's not happy that he's going there just to defend her honour. When she threatens to warn Robbo he's coming, Mason explains there's more to it, and tells her about the threatening note Matt got in the post. Rhiannon has a shock admission, however; the note wasn't from Robbo, but from her. She says she hated Matt for his role in sending Mason to juvie and splitting them up, but has regretted writing the letter ever since she sent it. Emotionally, she tells Mason she's sorry and that she loves him, and begs him not to tell Matt.
Mason tells Amber that Rhiannon sent the letter to Matt, not Robbo. Amber reveals Bailey's on his way to the police station to hand himself in, since he still thinks Robbo was responsible for the letter. Mason is frantic and tries to call Bailey, before he makes 'the biggest mistake in his life'.
Tomorrow on Neighbours
- Mason tries to get Bailey not to hand himself in, but he's already at the station, making a statement to Constable Merolli
- As Rani continues to struggle with guilt over her late mum, Kate tells Ajay it's time she had counselling
- Mason tries to end things with Rhiannon, but she finds out Kate is her 'competition'