Previously on Neighbours
- Pierce tells Sheila it's necessary to make staff cuts and give Roxy notice
- Roxy tells Hendrix she'll help come between Pierce and Chloe
- Hendrix has put wedding dress options together for Chloe and helps take her measurements
- Aaron asks Bea to see how Ned is doing, Finn gives her the go ahead
- Bea goes up against Ned in Fight Club
Bea takes her jacket off and Ned comes to find out what's going on. She decided to give it a go as something else was cancelled. Ned tries to stop her.
BEA: If you're stupid enough to do it then I'm stupid enough to do it.
Everyone starts cheering and Bea's opponent is working up the crowds. Bea and Greta square up to one another. Greta starts to goad Bea and then they start to fight one another. Greta continues to goad Bea as they fight. Ned tries to intervene as Bea goes down but some guys stop him. Ned heads out of the club.
Hendrix is playing with the game console connected to the TV. Chloe and Pierce arrive home. Chloe is happy the lawsuit is finished. Pierce points out they can relax when Toadie makes it official. Chloe is not impressed to be Mr and Mrs Lassiter's until Pierce announces she is officially the General Manager! Pierce has negotiated that plus a 40% share with Paul. Chloe seems overwhelmed at the prospect. Pierce believes she can do it! As Paul has 40% and Terese has a 20% share, things will now change. Pierce wants to get things back into the black. He gets a call from Terese. Chloe goes and tells Hendrix the good news. Hendrix is pleased but more engrossed in his game.
CHLOE: You know this doesn't count as supervised hours for your LPs?
Chloe is prepared to challenge Hendrix and picks up the controller. Hendrix points out she needs to turn it the right way up! There's a knock at the door, Chloe invites them in.
Susan arrives to tell Hendrix he has managed to pass Year Eleven. He brushes it off as having Susan as a great tutor! Susan wants to confirm the rehearsal, Chloe will pick up her vows from the hotel before that. They don't want to postpone, David insisted on it going ahead.
CHLOE: If you lose a kidney you get to call the shots.
Susan is fine about Aaron missing the rehearsal. Hendrix is happy to be at the rehearsal as the best man.
Elly thanks Finn for purchasing the pram, she hadn't included it in her budget. Finn brushes it off as an investment.
Bea and Ned arrive arguing over the possibility of her getting hurt. Bea seems to gingerly have her arm against her chest. Bea explains that Ned is part of a fight club which stuns Elly. Finn is stunned when Ned tells them Bea attempted to fight. Bea did it to show Ned what a stupid idea it was. Elly points out the risk is big and Finn adds she could have been badly injured. Bea reminds Ned he promised Aaron he wouldn't return, Ned realises that Aaron told her. Bea points out Aaron has enough on his plate with David. Ned thinks he can be responsible for himself, Bea doubts that! She wants to know his reasons.
NED: Because I'm weak. Is that what you want to hear?
Ned doesn't think they can understand and leaves. Bea turns to see Finn and Elly looking concerned at her.
Yashvi is telling Ned over the phone he needs to be at work. She is refusing to cover for him again. She sees Chloe with some paperwork and rings off. She refers to Chloe as her boss and Chloe likes the title! Chloe asks how the job is going.
YASHVI: Nothing like an empty hotel to keep me on my toes.
Chloe is feeling a bit bad about not being around a lot after persuading Yashvi into taking the job. Hopefully things will get better now the Class Action has been sorted and she will be around. Yashvi is happy to do anything that is needed. Some guests arrive. Chloe advises that they prefer their luggage to go straight to their room and wants Ned to do that. Yashvi explains he is on his way despite the fact he is half an hour late for work. Yashvi explains he was on the phone to her just now and offers to take the bags.
Roxy tells Sheila they're running out of light beer, Sheila tetchily advises to put it in the order book. Sheila apologises. She has just found out that her heart medication rules her out from being a potential donor.
ROXY: On the bright side he wouldn't be too keen on a 90 year old kidney anyway.
Sheila insists she isn't 90! She is getting older but leaves it at that! Roxy isn't bothering getting tested when there are other possibilities in the family. Sheila scoffs when Roxy points out she drinks a lot. Sheila reports that staff have been ringing to find out about their jobs after hearing about the settlement. Roxy wants to know what's happening as if cuts are needed she'll be going. Sheila tells her the decision lies with Pierce.
Roxy looks glum as Hendrix arrives and mentions the wedding rehearsal. Roxy points out he isn't allowed to object then. He needs her help with a better plan.
Ned is sitting on a bench just staring. Yashvi arrives and isn't impressed he's watching the ducks instead of going to work. She is finished with this so tells him to find someone else to cover him at work. He hasn't turned around so she keeps on at him. He turns around and stares at her wordlessly. She asks him what's going on.
Elly wants to know what would have happened if the fight hadn't been stopped by Ned. Elly points out that they can't work out what his next move will be as he hasn't been acting his usual self. Finn wonders what would have happened if it hadn't gone in her favour. He reminds her a freak accident put David in hospital and can't cope with her doing these things. Bea thinks it was right if it gets Ned's attention. Finn tells her he thought she would support Ned not get roughed up.
Susan comes out of the bedroom and is going to the wedding rehearsal. Bea lets her know that Ned has a lot going on. Bea reassures Susan Ned will be ok and want to help him.
As Pierce arrives Roxy is telling the other employees that she knows as much as she does. Sheila reports to Pierce that Roxy is updating the staff as they are concerned about their jobs. She tells him they all turned up and knew he has more of a share in Lassiter's. She talks about a rumour about workers rights. Sheila can't update them as she is in the dark as they are! Roxy has tried to smooth things over but suggests Pierce tries. Despite the wedding rehearsal they think that Pierce should talk to them for 30 minutes! Pierce agrees to 20 minutes. Roxy texts Hendrix that it's time for him to take over!
Chloe is telling Susan about another huge bash in Adelaide the day after the wedding. Chloe has told Mark and Tyler whoever buys the better present can walk her down the aisle! Chloe knows Pierce is running late as he was needed in The Waterhole. Hendrix wants to show Chloe some of the tuxedos he's prepared to look through. Hendrix is helping as he realised Pierce would be responsible for choosing one otherwise! He goes to find the selection.
Susan is pleased they're getting on, Chloe is pleased he's helping with planning the wedding. Pierce and Hendrix are still sorting things out. Chloe gets a call. She jokes she hopes that being stood up now isn't a sign for tomorrow! Chloe offers to go to The Waterhole if she's needed. Chloe rings off and explains that Pierce is delayed by half an hour. Chloe decides to start and then update Pierce when he's able to join them.
Ned and Yashvi are sitting on the bench. Ned tells Yashvi he feels responsible for what Scarlett did to Yashvi. He realised he'd put someone he's close to in harm's way when he saw Bea in the fight ring. Yashvi reassures him that Bea doesn't think that way, Ned realises that it's the truth.
NED: Just seems no matter what I do Scarlett is... is still messing with me, with us.
Ned tells Yashvi he has attended counselling which Yashvi is pleased about. Ned admits it seems to help. It will be at a slow pace which Yashvi is happy with. He's not a great talker but he needs to attempt to get the most out of the counselling sessions. Ned is worried it's possible he could lose control. Yashvi tells him he is able to talk to his friends, they're here to support him. He thanks her. Ned gets a text and tells Yashvi they need to head off.
Ned tells Bea that Kane wasn't happy about pulling Bea out of the fight. Bea is fine with this. Ned tells her that money is involved and neither of them fought. They owe Kane money. Finn tells them that Bea won't be returning, Yashvi tells Ned he shouldn't return either. Ned just wanted to let them know to watch out. Elly wants to know what these people are like.
NED: They make not look it but they'd leave you in a gutter without a second thought.
Finn wants to know why he got himself and Bea mixed up in all this. Ned just wants Bea to take care. Elly doesn't think this will work in the long term. Bea stops them going on and thanks Ned for letting them know. She'll keep them updated about Ned. Ned and Yashvi leave.
Elly wants to go to the police about this. Bea doesn't know what they would tell the police! Elly points out that Ned felt he needed to warn them. Finn wishes she hadn't got mixed up in this, Bea points out he gave her the go ahead. Finn wasn't ok about illegal fights! Bea tells them she isn't able to change the past and heads out of the room.
Pierce is giving the staff a pep talk about how good they are for the business when Roxy comes into the bar. Pierce asks Sheila to answer any more questions. Roxy tells Pierce more people are coming to answer questions. She knows he has a rehearsal but thinks it would be better for him if he stayed, Pierce needs to go. Roxy wants to know what she should tell the staff. Pierce agrees to stay.
Chloe gets a text from Pierce saying he's delayed by another half an hour. She tells Susan to keep going ahead with the rehearsal. Chloe waltzes down towards Hendrix and Susan, Susan asks if they're having dancing in the aisle! Chloe likes this idea! Susan goes through the ceremony. Hendrix stops her when he realises they're not going through the vows now. Susan explains that they don't go through them in the rehearsal so they're best on the day. Hendrix points out they could mess up on the day! Susan thinks people don't notice if the vows get messed up but Chloe doesn't want this to happen. Hendrix offers to read Pierce's lines.
HENDRIX: You'd probably be less annoyed looking at me right now than him.
Chloe agrees as long as Hendrix doesn't reveal all to Pierce! They take hands and Chloe says her vows.
CHLOE: Pierce. All my life I've had to prove myself to everyone to be taken seriously. I love that you've always treated me as an equal. I love that you think I'm brave even when I don't really feel that myself. I love the way you smile and the way you smell.
Hendrix isn't sure about this remark, Chloe is still working on this bit! Susan reassures her it will be ok. Chloe tries to remember the rest of the vows. She adds to 'Pierce' that she loves him. Hendrix isn't sure what to say. Susan is pleased with this. She will announce they are married after Pierce has said his piece. Hendrix wants to say the vows.
HENDRIX: Chloe you are the absolute worst at video games.
CHLOE: You're supposed to say nice things!
HENDRIX: And I've never seen anyone freak out so much about a hairball in the bathroom.
Chloe isn't impressed as she thought the hairball was a spider. Susan laughs.
HENDRIX: And you have this weird way of saying things that make people smile and when you have every reason to crack it you're positive. Nothing gets you down, that's really cool.
Chloe is impressed, Hendrix is just winging it. Chloe thinks that Hendrix's heart has finally been discovered!
Finn is looking for Bea, Elly tells him that Bea went out for a walk. Elly wants to know when Finn will stop being angry with Bea. Finn denies that he is feeling angry, she gets to him. He wonders how often she will put herself in danger. Elly wonders if Ned is the issue. Finn denies this, Ned is in need of help.
FINN: I can't lose someone close to me again. Not from taking stupid risks.
Elly understands, she points out that what Bea is doing is working. This keeps happening until something goes wrong...
Pierce offers the staff a chance to contact him in person if they have any more questions. Roxy compliments him on how he handled the situation. He thanks her for her support.
Chloe arrives and asks what was so urgent. He explains that he wanted to sort out the problem the staff had before it was too late. Chloe reminds him that she's the General Manager and she offered to deal with it. He thought he would get it sorted quickly but it all happened. Chloe reminds him they're meant to be a team and they argue as Hendrix and Roxy look on. Roxy thinks that Hendrix has a big crush, Hendrix is sure Chloe is into him! Roxy isn't convinced.
Chloe comes over to Roxy who offers to take the blame for it all. She asked him to stay on. Chloe points out she would have rescheduled if she'd realised what was going on. Chloe could have then been here as General Manager. Roxy comments the rehearsal must have not been great. Chloe comments that Hendrix showed another side of himself!
Ned is working behind Reception. Bea arrives and tells Ned she could have managed the fight. Bea apologises if she's responsible for things being bad between Kane and Ned. She's given him a wake up call though. Ned thinks she shouldn't have done this but understands. Ned agrees the fights are over and thanks her.
Yashvi arrives with the work roster. Ned discovers he's got double shifts for the rest of the week to make up for his time off work. Yashvi and Ned banter and Ned heads off to get the bags.
YASHVI: I don't know whether to slap you or give you a high five for what you did.
Yashvi realises the plan seems to have worked out. Bea hopes that is the case. Bea isn't concerned about the guys as she thinks they won't be as bad as they say.
Hendrix and Chloe are playing some racing video games. Pierce comes out of the bedroom and is going for a swim. Chloe plans to beat Hendrix and blames him when it doesn't happen! He puts down his controller advises her on how to take the bends. She manages it this time and is pleased with his coaching. She thanks him. Hendrix kisses Chloe and she springs back with a shocked look on her face.
Coming up on Neighbours
- Shane tells Toadie he's talking about Dipi and Gary
- Gary, Kyle and Shane watch Dipi and Gary laughing about something
- Shane is paranoid about why Dipi would want to spend time with Gary
- Hendrix tells Pierce and Chloe he no longer lives at No.24
- Pierce doesn't want to force Hendrix to the wedding the next day
- Finn asks where Susan acquired something, she found it