Fred tells an angry Charlene she'll be able to visit home during her school holidays. Charlene scoffs at her fathers clear message that he doesn't want her living back with him. Fred begins to blame Madge for turning Charlene against him. Charlene remarks it is no wonder she and Henry had the problems they've considering who their parents are.
Clive and Scott explain how they stopped Charlene from leaving Erinsborough to Daphne and Mike but Daphne fears it may not be for long. Scott goes home leaving Mike to express how nervous he is about the diving competition. Clive promises to be there to support him and although Daphne can't make it she promises a dinner to celebrate.
Fred decides it is time to return to Coffs harbour and Madge pulls out a reluctant Charlene from her bedroom to say goodbye to her father. Tom has no intention of driving Fred to the bus station and Charlene turns away when Fred tries to kiss her goodbye. With Fred gone, Madge tries to comfort Charlene telling her she really hated her having to see what Fred is really like. Charlene tells Madge she loves her.
Lucy and Bradley are playing around while watching tv despite being banned from both. Realising Des and Andrea have returned home Lucy races out the back door and Bradley manages to switch the tv off before Des and Andrea enter. Bradley explains he had to sit alone in the house, as Charlene never turned up to baby sit. Des praises Bradley for not breaking the ban on watching tv - then he feels the tv to find it is warm...
At breakfast Madge agrees that Charlene can take the day off school. Tom is on a high over the impending diving competition and Charlene agrees to watch the event as well as explaining how Clive is throwing a party at No.22 later. After Charlene leaves the table Tom tells Madge how pleased he is that they are getting along as a real mother/daughter relationship. Tom then diverts to reminding Madge they still need to find out the identity of her secret admirer.
Andrea rushes to get Bradley ready for going to school so she can leave for work. Des leaves for work and Bradley expresses how he doesn't want Des to marry Daphne and Andrea to marry Jack Lassiter. Andrea warns Bradley she doesn't want him playing any sabotage tricks - And to watch anymore tv!
Daphne packs Mike off to school and jokes he'd better not return home without the winner's cup from the diving competition. Clive offers Daphne some free tickets to a cabaret show later and she agrees to go but is more puzzled when Des arrives again to see Clive. After Daphne leaves for work, Clive promises Des his plans for reuniting Des and Daphne are going well.
Lucy complains about having to go to school rather than see Scott in the diving competition. Jim admits to Helen he doubts he'll make it either. Helen tells Jim that Scott needs him to be there.
Tom gloats to that Mike will easily win the diving competition to Nikki, Scott, Mike and Shane. Mike recognising how insensitive to Shane Tom is being adds that he knows if Shane was to compete again he'd be the winner.
Tom catches up with Clive and asks him to sell him a $A10 love poem but when he spots Shane approaching he dives for cover in the bushes. Shane has only one thing on his mind - he wants to dive again. Clive warns him it is too risky.
The Waterhole Pub
Andrea complains to Jack about how Charlene didn't turn up to baby-sit Bradley but he reminds her Charlene is still young. Andrea suggests Jack come around for dinner at No.28 to meet Bradley. Jack warmly agrees.
The Coffee Shop
Daphne isn't impressed with Des hanging around the shop just to talk to her. Clive arrives to get some lunch and remarks to her how much she and Des are going to enjoy the cabaret tonight. Daphne realises she's being set up and isn't happy.
Helen is having a coffee with Madge when a bunch of flowers are delivered with a love poem. Helen tells her they must be from Jack Lassiter and that she needs to ask him as it is becoming quite serious now.
Outside Swimming Pool
Scott and Mike are practising their diving amidst Tom's criticism and watched by Shane. Tom promises to Mike this training session will secure his winning the competition.
The Waterhole Pub
Madge arrives to talk to jack and gets a frosty reception from Andrea. Madge is embarrassed to ask Jack if he sent her flowers but when he tells her he hasn't she becomes furious realising who has.
Outside Swimming Pool
Tom, Scott and Clive watch Mike make the perfect dive but their joy turns to horror when they see Shane appear on the diving platform. Shane takes the position to dive and everyone can only watch and he launches off the diving board...