- Clive tells Sheila they shouldn't see each other until he's broken up with Beverly.
- They kiss.
- Chloe tells Hendrix that his dad proposed to her.
- Toadie says the Foundation only has enough money to run for the next few months.
- Kyle tells Amy he doesn't understand why she wouldn't back the pay- out after the camera scandal.
- Terese is charged with destruction of evidence.
- Pierce announces that Lassiters will never tolerate this level of corruption again.
- Kyle tells Toadie he wants him to lead a class action against the hotel.
TOADIE: A class action? No, no, no, that's not something that I can get involved with.
KYLE: Why not?
Toadie says that Paul and Terese live across the road and not only that, they've helped him and Sonya out a lot in the past. Kyle does his best to convince him but Toadie shuts down the idea.
CHLOE: We are breaking in our new comfy couch so I wanna talk about something fun. Like setting a wedding date!
Pierce gets his phone, tells her to close her eyes and select a date.
PIERCE: December 9th.
CHLOE: That's only 3 weeks away...Is that too crazy?
PIERCE: Works for me.
He worries that she might not be able to choose the right dress in time but she convinces him she can. They kiss before Hendrix walks in. Pierce tells him to keep the date free and he is shocked that it is so soon.
HENDRIX: You didn't think to check if I'm free?
Hendrix has a strop about not being involved in the decision and storms off.
Paul arrives home from work and apologises for being late. He begins to complain about the customers who have refused compensation payouts before asking Terese how she is.
PAUL: You know, Pierce was out of line at that meeting, you shouldn't have had to hear what he said.
TERESE: You know, I thought after the scandal had died down and the compensation was paid that I could go back to work. But it's not going to happen, is it?
Paul suggests doing something nice tomorrow to take their minds off things but she says she'd like to go to an AA meeting.
PAUL: Any particular reason?
TERESE: Just some advice that Sonya once gave me...just get ahead of the issue before it gets ahead of you.
Clive and Sheila are fumbling around behind the bar.
SHEILA: We can't go again, can we?
CLIVE: Don't tempt me.
SHEILA: I love tempting you.
Clive mentions that he has a meeting with Beverly in the morning about work.
CLIVE: I'm telling you because we agreed on full transparency. I'm trying to do the right thing even though we're still sneaking around.
SHEILA: Yeah but it won't be for much longer. I've got a good idea; why don't you have your meeting here?
CLIVE: Is that a good idea?
SHEILA: Well, if it's business it won't be a problem.
CLIVE: Ok...alright, we'll have it here.
He kisses her. She puts his tie on and he grabs his keys but forgets to pick up his hospital pass which is hanging on the coffee machine.
Pierce tells Chloe he's hired a wedding planner. She says she'd be ok to arrange everything but he replies that 3 weeks isn't much time so it's for the best. He suggests his winery as the venue. Hendrix enters, asking his dad for some lunch money as he spent the cash he gave him yesterday. Pierce tells him to make something to eat.
HENDRIX: Have you ever heard of child abuse, dad?
PIERCE: Have you ever heard of overreacting?
CHLOE: Ok, alright, come on chef. I am going to introduce you to the deliciousness of chocolate hazelnut spread. See, the upside of making your own lunch is no- one can tell you that chocolate doesn't belong on a sandwich.
Hendrix looks disgusted. Pierce answers a phone call.
PIERCE: Pierce Greyson...What? When did this happen?
Lassiters Hotel (exterior)
The Ramsay Street residents look at a pile of manure which has been dumped outside the entrance to Lassiters.
TOADIE: Cor, it clears the sinuses, doesn't it?
They wonder who is responsible before Kyle says it has to be connected to the camera scandal. Terese feels guilty for her part in it while Amy offers to collect some things from the yard and clear it.
KYLE: Babe, what are you doing? You don't have to clean up their mess.
AMY: I don't mind helping out.
KYLE: You're the victim. And so is the person who probably did this. Lassiters should be helping you, not the other way around.
AMY: We're talking about my family here.
Amy loses her temper with Kyle, saying for the sake of her father she's not going to hold a grudge against Lassiters.
Clive and Beverly are in the middle of their meeting. At the bar Dipi comments on how hard it must be for Sheila seeing her ex on a date, but she's unsurprisingly chirpy given the truth. Beverly strokes Clive's arm and Aaron says to David that it doesn't look like they've broken up. Beverly says to Clive it feels like ages since they've spent any time together; she tries to arrange a date but he remains lukewarm to any of her suggestions. Meanwhile, Sheila tells Dipi to help herself to some milk she's come to collect. As she gets the milk, she notices Clive's hospital pass on the side.
DIPI: Sheila...This is Clive's.
SHEILA: Is it?
DIPI: Yeah, it says right there. What is it doing behind the bar?
SHEILA: He dropped it before and I just picked it up.
Dipi offers to give it back to him but Sheila insists on doing it, but not right now. Dipi picks up on her acting strangely and asks what's going on.
Lassiters Hotel (exterior)
Chloe is appeasing some customers about the manure that's been dumped as Hendrix arrives on the complex. He asks if Pierce is around but he's in a meeting. Hendrix is still mad about having to make his own lunch.
HENDRIX: Can't wait till everyone has a good laugh about it.
CHLOE: Come on; everyone loves a good chocolate hazelnut spread! They'll be thrilled to discover that the great Hendrix Greyson is a man of the people! (laughs).
Elly gatecrashes the conversation with a housewarming gift for Pierce and Chloe. It's a wine decanter and Chloe's thrilled. Elly asks her if she's free for a coffee but she says she's slammed. After Elly leaves, Hendrix asks Chloe how Ms. Conway is doing, but she wasn't aware she'd lost her job. Chloe seems really concerned for her ex.
CHLOE: She's had a really tough year and part of that is my fault.
HENDRIX: What have you got to do with it?
She tells him they used to date until it got a bit weird with the whole baby thing. Chloe tells him she has to go.
Kyle and Amy admit they don't like the tension between them at the moment.
KYLE: We need to agree to disagree about the whole settlement thing and just concentrate on us.
AMY: I'm glad to hear you say that.
KYLE: I love you, babe.
AMY: I love you too.
He goes to kiss her but she pulls away. Shane, Dipi and Toadie walk in. Toadie tells them that Kyle asked him to lead a class action against Lassiters but he declined. Dipi is glad, but Shane can see Kyle's point of view seeing as Paul only seems interested in sweeping the whole thing under the carpet. Toadie looks conflicted.
Chloe finds Elly to tell her that she's now got some free time if she still fancies a coffee. Elly says that she's fine but Chloe's insistence soon makes her realise that Hendrix has told her she's been fired. Chloe asks what happened but Elly doesn't go into much detail, saying it was just to do with a student who went missing.
CHLOE: I'm so sorry. You're not alone.
As they hug, Pierce and Hendrix walk past.
HENDRIX: Chloe told me she used to hook up with Ms. Conway.
PIERCE: I'm sure she didn't put it exactly like that.
HENDRIX: Nah you're right, they were more full on. Who would have thought, hey?
PIERCE: Come on, let's just get a coffee.
Pierce watches Elly and Chloe chatting in the distance.
Clive arrives to see Sheila. She says they've got to stop sneaking around. They both agree that he should have told Beverly from the start.
SHEILA: What are you gonna tell her?
CLIVE: The truth. She deserves to know.
Terese is leaving her meeting and is greeted by Paul. She's pleased to see him and they plan to do something nice for the day. Toadie exits the community centre and asks what Paul and Terese are up to. She says she's just been to an AA meeting. He looks concerned and tells her to just ask if she needs anything.
TERESE: You know, coming to this place has really made a difference. Not just for me. So many people have been helped by this centre. I think Sonya would be really proud.
TOADIE: Yeah, she would be.
As Paul and Terese leave, Toadie looks deep in thought.
Lassiters Hotel (exterior)
Elly says goodbye to Chloe as Pierce and Hendrix arrive. Pierce hands her a coffee and asks asks if there's any awkwardness between her and Elly anymore.
CHLOE: Awkward- free zone! Which is lucky in the lead up to the wedding.
PIERCE: What's Elly got to do with our wedding?
CHLOE: Nothing, don't worry.
Chloe is late for a meeting and rushes off. Hendrix tries to make his father feel insecure about his relationship.
PIERCE: I trust her.
HENDRIX: Yeah, with another guy. I mean you're rich, good- looking, that's tough competition. But with another girl; I don't know, how do you compete with that?
PIERCE: That kind of comment isn't even worth a response.
Toadie looks over at Kyle and Amy as he writes a list of pros and cons for leading the class action. Shane comes over and asks if he's re- considering Kyle's request.
SHANE: What sort of money would you be looking to make out of it?
TOADIE: Enough so that if we won, half of my fee could go straight to the foundation and that could keep it afloat for the next year.
Toadie says that Terese has ceased any involvement with the hotel now too so a class action wouldn't affect her as much as he thought it would. Shane says it sounds like the pros outweigh the cons. Amy heads back to work after giving Kyle an awkward hug and he heads over for a chat with Toadie. He asks for the name of another lawyer who can take on the case but Toadie says he's changed his mind. They shake hands and Kyle looks very pleased.
Lassiters Hotel (exterior)
Amy's still clearing up the manure and Aaron and David rib her as they walk past. Sheila walks round the corner to be confronted by Beverly, who looks extremely angry.
SHEILA: Beverly...I want you to know that Clive and I never planned for this to happen.
BEVERLY: Clive and I have had words but I've got a few for you as well.
SHEILA: I'm really sorry.
BEVERLY: It's funny how often you get to say that to me.
SHEILA: Yeah I know; we should have told you about it when it first happened but then you had to go off to the conference and then your niece had that accident.
BEVERLY: I'm sorry...are you telling me that you and Clive have been together since...before the conference?
SHEILA: Why? What did Clive say...
BEVERLY: That he was leaving me to go back to you! Not that you'd been running around behind my back the whole time!
SHEILA: Oh not the whole time!
Sheila continues to witter on as Beverly picks up a bucket of manure and unceremoniously throws it over her. Amy, Aaron and David watch in shock.
Sheila stands in The Waterhole covered in manure. She scrapes some out of her hair.
SHEILA: You told me that you were going to tell Beverly the truth.
CLIVE: I am so sorry; I should have warned you.
SHEILA: Oh, really? What a crazy idea...
Sheila says Clive seems to have got off scot- free in this scenario which isn't fair.
SHEILA: If I didn't love you as much as I do Clive Gibbons, I would throw you out on your ear.
They kiss despite her still being covered in manure.
Lassiters Hotel (exterior)
Pierce and Chloe are relived that the complex is starting to look and smell a bit better.
CHLOE: That's one crisis averted, next...What's up with you?
PIERCE: Why did you shut down our conversation about Elly before?
After insisting that she didn't, eventually she opens up; telling Pierce that Elly thought it was a mistake to propose. Understandably he's furious, saying that if their marriage is going to work they need to be honest with each other - all of the time. He storms off and she looks frustrated. Hendrix looks thrilled.
Coming up on Neighbours
- Hendrix tells Chloe not to get married in 3 weeks if she doesn't want to.
- Bea asks Ned if he's still having nightmares.
- Ned is invited to an underground fight.
- Ned looks out of his depth in the middle of a fight.