Previously on Neighbours
- Piper telling Paul she wants him and Leo to stay away as they're causing Terese too much stress
- Whilst coming out of surgery, Terese says out loud that she loves Leo which surprises Piper
- Leo pleads for another chance with Terese, she needs time
- Mannix tries to blackmail David over the painkillers
- David owns up and is suspended
- Elly tells Chloe hanging out means a lot to her and they hold hands
- Aaron wants to know what's going on, Chloe tells him she's in love with Elly
Aaron wants to know how long Chloe has had these feelings. Chloe admits it crept up on her and has been going on for months. She says that she poured out her feelings in a Christmas card and once tried kissing her. Chloe despairs over being such a bad sister. Aaron reassures her that they've all done stupid times before now in the name of love.
CHLOE: Except most of us don't fall for our brother's partner.
Aaron thinks it was hard for Elly not to tell Mark, Chloe pleaded with her to keep quiet. Chloe just wants to not make it into a big deal. Aaron agrees not to tell anyone about this chat and she thanks him.
Leo is sitting on the balcony. Paul brings him a drink and Leo thanks him. Paul wants to know if things are ok. Leo is contemplating what he will say to Terese the next day, she's keeping him at a distance. Leo isn't ready to give up at the moment which pleases Paul. Paul invites Leo back as the Head of Business Affairs. People aren't so confident after the siege and business is down. Paul would be happy to have him back. Leo would be happy to say yes but wonders if Paul would be happy if things work out for him and Terese. Paul says he's really sorry for his behaviour when he found out about Leo and Terese. Leo understands why that happened though. Paul isn't adding any conditions to this offer. Paul doesn't know how he would have coped if the Renshaws had taken Leo from him.
PAUL: I don't ever want anything to come between us again.
Leo agrees that he feels the same. Leo agrees to come back and they shake hands and hug. Paul now wants David to get back to him and he will be happy. Leo agrees which surprises Paul. Since the suspension David has been ignoring Leo as well.
It is now morning. Aaron is returning from a run as David comes down the drive walking Reggie. Aaron says he had planned to meet David for breakfast as he greets him with a kiss. David doesn't think he would be great company so suggests lunch instead. Aaron wonders if it's about the disciplinary hearing or fretting about Paul and Leo. David admits it's a bit of both of these things. Aaron reassures him that it will work out. David comments that Aaron was tossing and turning the night before. Aaron blames it on the heat. David guesses that Faye's results are on Aaron's mind as they're due today. Aaron says that is the reason. He says that for it to not be true would be a miracle. David tells him that the good things they have need to be appreciated and they share a kiss.
Chloe, Faye and Elly are in the kitchen, Mark is looking at a magazine as Aaron comes in. Faye wants to know if Elly has planned a hen party. Elly says that was her intention but not after the siege. Elly points out Mark isn't having a stag party, Mark claims he's an old man! Mark thinks Elly should go nuts as she loves partying. Elly doesn't think she would go that far but thinks they should have a girls get together. She'll talk to Bea, Faye points out Chloe has lots of ideas. Faye suggests that Chloe helps Bea but has to be prompted on Bea's name. Elly points out that Chloe is planning a trip, Faye keeps pushing the idea of Chloe helping. Chloe agrees to help. Faye, Elly and Mark head outside to eat.
Aaron apologises for being hard on Chloe and understands why she won't be at the wedding. Chloe agrees things aren't so easy.
Piper and Terese are in Terese's hospital room, there's a knock at the door, Leo comes in. Piper starts to reassure Terese that she might not be ready for this conversation. Terese tells Piper that she is stronger which pleases Leo. Leo says he won't take long, Piper stays for the awkward conversation. He tells them he's Head of Business Affairs again which makes Terese realise that Paul has really forgiven Leo. Leo wants to know if Terese has come to a decision about forgiving him. Terese tells him that the time isn't right and he apologises. Leo reports that the Renshaw will be back in prison for a while and Mannix won't be troubling her either. Leo has brought Terese a gift of Belgian chocolates and Terese thanks him. Terese is feeling cold and asks Piper for a blanket, Piper heads off.
Leo apologises for making Terese uneasy. Terese smiles and tells him that's not the case. She's glad he came to see her. They smile at each other.
Faye, Aaron and Mark are in the kitchen. Faye is fretting about Chloe being lonely over time, Aaron reassures her that Chloe will be fine. Chloe has their support as well, Mark mentions Faye needing support. Faye points out they know the result already but Mark isn't so convinced. They hug. Faye asks Mark for help with an offscreen shower argument. Mark heads off to find out what's going on.
Faye tells Aaron not to put his case forward about going to the hospital. They don't need to bother with her results as they've gone through this with their own results. Aaron tells her he loves her and they hug. Faye's phone beeps, Faye says it's from Mel whom is Chloe's ex from five years ago which surprises Aaron. Faye says how happy they were together at the time but Mel is still hung up on Chloe.
AARON: Knowing Chloe it can't have been that serious.
FAYE: Oh if you knew Mel you'd understand. They were both head over heels.
Faye is going to get ready so wants to make sure Aaron won't fret. Aaron promises to do his best not to fret. Faye heads off and Aaron looks at Faye's phone.
As Piper comes back, Leo says goodbye and heads off. Piper lays out the blanket and comments that the gifts were nice, Terese agrees. Piper observes Leo and Terese had a moment together, Terese was happy that he visited her. Piper can't believe this after the Delaney debacle. Terese points out that it wasn't Leo's fault that she got shot. Piper agrees it wasn't completely though she implies he was somewhat to blame. Piper wants to know if Terese still harbours feelings for Leo. Terese has thought about it all, she knows Leo did it to protect Paul and herself. Piper reminds Terese that it's ended up with Terese in hospital, there is a silence then Piper apologises. Piper promises that Terese has her support no matter what.
Aaron and Elly are sitting at a table. Elly comments she and Bea need to plan her hen party, Aaron was under the impression that Chloe had been drafted in to help. Elly isn't convinced it's the right thing to do as Chloe is going travelling. Aaron distractedly agrees and comments about the diagnosis rattling Chloe. Aaron says Chloe would be at the wedding otherwise. Aaron excuses himself to pay for the drinks.
Mark comes in and asks Aaron if Faye has contacted him, she hasn't. Aaron thinks Faye is still talking to the doctor. (Mark keeps looking over at Elly.) Aaron gets a text from Chloe asking the same thing. Mark doesn't like that Chloe has to wait for the results as well as everything else she has going on. Aaron asks Mark if Aaron has heard of Chloe's ex, Mel. Mark remembers the name and was Chloe's first ever girlfriend. Aaron tells Mark that Mel and Faye are still contacting each other and Mel is hung up on Chloe. Aaron doesn't think Chloe is aware of all this though. Aaron wonders if Chloe would be interested in Mel again. Mark isn't sure if Chloe would want a relationship at the moment.
MARK: There's nothing like your first love right?
Mark heads over to join Elly as Aaron rings Mel and introduces himself as Chloe's brother.
Paul has turned up with some paperwork and promises he won't be over the top. Piper makes him promise that will be the case! Terese requesting this has surprised Paul, Terese explains that Leo told her that business is shaky. She mentions him reinstating Leo, he's glad they're communicating again.
PAUL Maybe that's what's put the colour back in your cheeks.
There's an awkward silence then Paul tells Terese how much she means to Leo. Terese agrees it is good Leo is coming back, they need as many as possible to avoid a slump. Paul mentions there have been a lot of cancellations plus business is down at The Waterhole. Terese points out it's natural for people to be uneasy. People should be reminded the whole Complex is a safe place. Terese has some ideas, The Waterhole could have a comfort menu. Paul wants to know how to draw people in though. Terese wants to make having singers a regular thing, Paul agrees and suggests drinks promotions. Terese suggests linking food and music 'Make Love with the Meatloaf'! Paul groans! Paul is pleased she's laughing as she makes more silly suggestions.
David is walking Reggie. Reggie is sniffing trees and David is thinking aloud. He thinks it's good at least Reggie is having a good day, he misses work. He admits he should face the consequences after what he did though. David is glad he has Aaron's support. He says Leo is being a prat and thinks maybe Leo has learnt his lesson.
Chloe and Faye are sitting on the sofa. Mark, Elly and Aaron arrive home, they came as soon as they received the text. They realise the news isn't good. Faye points out that they expected the result though. Mark tells Faye how sorry he is, Faye tells him he doesn't need to apologise. Faye says it's good that she knows for sure and is able to plan. She does need to tell Tyler whom will need to take the test. Faye has a ticket to fly to where Tyler is in Bali this afternoon. Chloe is surprised she has arranged this right now. Faye thinks it's better sooner than later. Tyler will be worried as Faye has told him she has news. Chloe offers to go with her but Faye puts her off due to her work. Chloe points out they don't know how Tyler will cope and she doesn't want Faye to cope by herself. Faye tells her she will be ok.
CHLOE: But you're not fine that's the point.
Chloe apologises and rushes off. Elly offers to go after her, Faye says she will go instead. Elly hugs Mark.
Leo is sitting beside Terese's bed. Terese comments that Leo lately keeps saying sorry, Terese needs to apologise for something now. She admits to propositioning Piers when the deal fell through last year. She was hoping Piers would change his mind about the deal. Leo can't believe what he is hearing! Terese was afraid which she knows doesn't make up for what she did. Leo wonders how exactly she propositioned Piers. She tried to change his mind but Piers ignored her, they moved on from that. Terese also admits to trying to seduce Paul which Leo splutters at! Terese was convinced that Paul used Delaney to split them up so Paul could get together with Terese. Terese was testing that theory out but Paul turned down her advances. Leo wants to know why she is being so honest. Terese is determined that they don't have any secrets from each other. Leo asks if she will give things another go.
TERESE: We've both made mistakes. The question is can we trust each other?
Leo says they can, Terese asks him to kiss her. They share a kiss.
Chloe doesn't like the fact that Faye has to go through this first. Faye says it's the natural way to happen. Faye has already lived for quite a while, Chloe still has her future. Chloe might not have the future Faye imagined she would have but it's still Chloe's future.
FAYE: I've always admired your ability to find the joy in life and I'd like to think you get that from me. At least a bit. So you will continue to live your life and if things progress you will live differently. But I know you will find the joy.
Chloe admits she is scared, Faye knows that.
David is ordering food when Karl comes in. They greet each other. Karl says he knows that it's difficult when you want to work to take a break. Karl has been in that situation himself. He points out that David will know where he stands when the hearing takes place. David asks how Karl thinks the hearing will go. Karl reminds David he can't discuss it as he's on the board. David suggests if it goes in his favour but Karl refuses to comment. David agrees and excuses himself.
Leo comes in. He realises David is angry at them (I guess he is including Paul) but asks for a chance to chat. David says now isn't the right time. Leo keeps pleading and explains that Terese will give him another chance. David doing the same would mean a lot to him.
DAVID: Great. So you dump your girlfriend and you lie to her and get her shot and you still get a second chance. You know what. You're not going to get one from me.
David comes out and can't find Reggie where he left him. He whistles for him. Leo comes out and asks David to return inside. David explains that he tied Reggie up outside five minutes ago and he's no longer there. Leo hasn't seen Reggie so suggests she is missing. David insists that he checked the lead and collar were secure. David says that someone must have stolen her.
Faye is saying that the next time she will be here will be with the wedding and Elly will be in a spectacular dress. She asks Elly to persuade Chloe to come to the wedding. Mark says he wants Chloe to be there but he especially would want Elly there. Faye will meet them at the car in a minute and they head outside. Faye calls Aaron back. She asks Aaron not to mention to Chloe that she is in contact with Mel. Faye explains that Chloe had to block Mel on social media as things got messy at the end. Faye is in vague contact with Mel but Chloe doesn't want to have anything to do wit Mel. Faye doesn't want Chloe to have anymore stress which Aaron agrees with. Faye heads off as Aaron looks a bit perturbed.
Terese is sitting at a table outside. Piper comes over and is pleased to see her up and about. Piper helps Terese to put something in an envelope. Terese explains that Leo came to visit and they're going to give things another go, Piper is stunned. Terese explains she was honest about what happened with Piers and Paul which surprises Piper. Piper wonders if they're rushing things. She does wish Terese to be happy. She does wonder about what Terese said when she was coming out of her surgery. She tells Terese she was groggy but seemed definite.
PIPER: You said that you needed him and that you loved him.
Coming up on Neighbours:
- Piper suggests Terese is cautious around Paul, Terese reassures her
- Bea tells Ned she needs to focus on her singing
- Yashvi asks Bea if she and Ned are going to split
- Yashvi and Sheila are suspicious of Gary and Dipi