- Elly asks Bea and Finn to be Aster's "light houses".
- Susan tells Finn he's part of the family.
- Elly thinks bringing Trent here was a mistake.
- Dipi and Jane wonder who Richard is. They can't think of anyone who has it in for Jane.
- Chloe tells Lucy that they won't get Princess Mary's dress.
- Paul tells Chloe the only reason she is here is because of who she's married to.
- Paul tries to convince Lucy to give Terese the job.
- Toadie thanks Terese for all the hard work she's been doing.
- Lucy asks Terese to run Lassiters again.
Lucy tells Terese she's the best person for the job, as far as she's concerned Chloe's out. Jane and Paul arrive, and Jane catches up with Lucy.
Everyone is getting ready for Aster's naming ceremony. Chloe and Pierce arrive with a gift for Aster. They apologise for not being able to make it to the ceremony, as they have a work mess to clean up. Chloe promises to be there for every other Aster milestone.
After Chloe and Pierce leave, Elly asks Bea how things are with Finn. Bea says they were a little weird for a while after Trent, but they're better now thanks to Elly. Finn thinks Shaun would have gotten a kick out of today. Finn tells Elly he's really grateful that she made him Aster's godfather.
Paul reminds Lucy that she has a meeting, and suggests Lucy give Jane a lift back to the hotel. After they leave, Paul and Terese chat about Lucy's offer. Terese says she already has a job and finally has a work/life balance. She's not comfortable taking Chloe's job away, Chloe could be good if she's given the chance. Paul says this is business, it's not personal.
Bea tells Finn that Karl forgot the balloons, so she'll have to rush over with them before the ceremony. Finn gets a message from his dad asking for him to call him ASAP. Finn tells Bea and says not to worry about it as his dad will give up soon.
Elly and Aster come in, to find Mark sitting on the sofa, while David and Aaron are in the kitchen. Mark says hi and apologises for not speaking to her before, as he's been busy with work. She introduces him to Aster. Mark says it's a beautiful name. Elly encourages Mark to hold Aster. While holding Aster, there's an emotional look between Mark and Elly. Elly takes Aster to her room, telling Mark it was good to see him. After Elly leaves, Aaron asks Mark if he's alright. Mark says he's happy for them, and leaves to see the back yard.
The Sonya Rebecchi Foundation
Toadie tells Terese he's swamped as there have been a lot of enquiries after Mark's talk. Terese tells Toadie about Lucy's offer of her old job back as General Manager of Lassiters. Terese isn't sure whether to take it or not. She doesn't want to let Toadie down, but he understands that she has to do what she has to do.
TOADIE: You and I both know your heart never really left Lassiters. And you wouldn't have brought this up if you didn't want to do it.
Aaron tells David that Mark is in the back yard rearranging the outdoor furniture. Aaron feels guilty about rubbing it in by going to this celebration. Elly comes in, she was struggling to choose between wearing a red dress and a pink dress, but Aster threw up over the red, so problem solved! Aaron apologises as he won't be able to go. He says that it's Mark, seeing her and Aster was a bit much for him. David will still be going. Finn arrives to tell Elly that Bea will meet them at the tram. He tells Elly she looks beautiful.
Paul and Lucy call Chloe and Pierce in for a meeting. Chloe guesses that she's been fired. Lucy says Chloe's contribution to the hotel has been valuable, but it isn't working out. Pierce says his investment was contingent on Chloe being General Manager, and she hasn't had enough time to prove herself. Lucy says Lassiters needs a manager with experience and Chloe doesn't have that. Lucy says Terese has agreed to return in her place. Chloe signs the dismissal papers. Chloe and Pierce leave, while Paul grins to himself.
Mark and Aaron arrive, Mark says he doesn't need a babysitter and encourages Aaron to go to the naming day. Aaron says Mark's only in town for a few days, and it's for the best he doesn't go as he and David had a difficult time pulling back from Aster. Mark suggests they ban all baby talk and order a jug. Chloe and Pierce walk in, Chloe has heard them order a jug and tells them to count her in! Pierce says they should fight Lucy's decision. Chloe informs them she was fired.
CHLOE: Don't feel sorry for me. The last few weeks have been a major downer, this is the best thing that could have happened!
AARON: But you put so much into that job.
CHLOE: And I got squat in return. Okay, maybe it was satisfying when things were going well, but most of the time I was chained to a computer. Now I'm free to do whatever I want. So drinks, now, let's do this!
The 82 Tram
A crowd has arrived for Aster's naming day. Finn gets another message from his dad asking to talk to him. Susan tells Finn she's noticed that he's been keeping his distance from Elly. Finn says they're all good now. He admits he's nervous about being Aster's godfather, what if he stuffs it up? Susan says he's going to be great for Aster.
Terese suggests to Lucy and Paul that they adapt Chloe's idea for the wedding expo, and they make it more of a community event. They could showcase formal attire from local weddings. Lucy loves the idea. Jane arrives and checks if they're all still good for dinner tonight. Lucy says the business is in good hands again so she can relax now. Jane congratulates Terese on getting her job back. Jane sees photos of brides on the desk and looks a bit uncomfortable. Paul suggests Jane could help, given she used to live in Erinsborough back in the day, perhaps they could brainstorm about the major weddings from back then. Lucy invites Jane to join them, but Jane shakes her head. She says she'll have a think and let them know. Jane leaves and goes into the hallway, nearly in tears.
The 82 Tram
Kyle and Karl start serving food. Toadie tells Susan about Terese leaving, but thinks he'll be able to fill the position, as he looks over to Finn. Bea wonders why Finn's been keeping out of the way. Finn worries that Elly only wants him involved because he's Bea's partner. Bea says Finn is a great uncle. Elly looks over and sees Bea and Finn kissing.
Terese tells Chloe she's sorry, she did a good job as General Manager, she just lacked experience. Terese wants Chloe to come back and work as her EA. Chloe says she'll think about it. As Terese leaves, Chloe tells Pierce about Terese's offer.
CHLOE: Do you have any idea how insulting it is to be offered my assistant role back, after managing the entire hotel?! I'm right back where I started. I'm a joke!
Pierce tells her she's just as capable as she was yesterday, it's just not her time.
The 82 Tram
Susan speaks at Aster's naming ceremony. Elly says Aster was her father's favourite flower, it means star in greek. Bea and Finn are happy to be Aster's aunt and uncle as well as godparents. They got Aster a bracelet for Aster, she'll always be so loved. Kyle takes a picture of the family together.
The Sonya Rebecchi Foundation
Terese tells Toadie that she wants to finalise a few things. Toadie says it isn't needed, they'll be able to cope without her, and he's thinking of stepping Finn's job up. Terese tells Toadie about the wedding expo at Lassiters. She says Sonya was a beloved member of Erinsborough, and wonders if he'd want Sonya's wedding dress being displayed. Toadie says he'll think about it.
As Karl and Susan cuddle Aster. Bea says it was a beautiful day, and asks Elly if she was upset about Aaron and Chloe not being there. Elly says everyone else made it amazing, she'll remember it forever. Elly says she and Aster should get going. Karl suggests Elly stay in the spare room for one night. Elly agrees, it's good all being together. Elly and Finn share an awkward look.
Lucy, Paul, Terese and Jane gather around, as Lucy toasts to Terese's new job. Terese says this was supposed to be a catch up for Jane and Lucy. Lucy says she's dying to know about Jane and Des, she saw pictures of them online together. Jane says she just caught up with him after he broke up with Fiona, it was just two old friends catching up. Lucy asks if there is anyone else on the horizon, Jane is a bit cagey about answering, and Lucy continues to press her for information, wondering why Jane is being so secretive. Paul and Terese join in with wanting to know details. Jane says she was talking to a man on the internet, that's why she came to town.
TERESE: What happened, where is he?
JANE: He doesn't actually exist. I've been catfished.
Elly, Bea and Finn are drying dishes. Bea jokes that this is the real reason they asked Elly to stay, as Finn sucks at washing up. Finn notices that Karl and Susan have avoided it by sneaking off to bed. Bea says she's going to go to bed too, Elly and Finn both tell her to stay up. Bea says she has work in the morning, she kisses Finn goodnight as she goes to bed. Elly and Finn are awkward around each other. Finn says today was perfect. He tells Elly that he had a bit of a freak out, but Bea talked him around. He didn't think Elly really wanted him to be Aster's godfather. Elly says she never really considered anyone else.
ELLY: Ever since Aster was born, even before then, you've cared for us like no one else. You're thoughtful, intelligent, caring, you're a really beautiful influence on Aster. She's very lucky to have you. So am I.
Finn leans in towards Elly as they kiss. While kissing he starts having flashbacks to a memory of them kissing. Elly rushes off, saying she can't do this. Finn rubs his head in anguish.
Coming up on Neighbours
- Jane tells Elly she thinks she's so clever, but she's not.
- Finn records a video diary. He says he doesn't want everyone thinking there's something wrong with him.
- Mark is surprised to see Paige back in Erinsborough.
- Paul wonders how Jane could be so easily fooled, but Jane overhears him.