Helen sees Scott working and wants to know if he's seen Paul and Gail. She sees that Scott is having a hard time with the gardening job and asks him if this is the career path he should be following.
Paul asks Madge for some information on Lou. She says she's known Lou since she was a kid but he's not her friend, more of an acquaintance. Paul tells her he doesn't think Lou sees things that way. Madge tells Paul Lou is a celebrity up north; he even does his own television commercials!
The Coffee Shop
Charlene arrives and Lou suggests this is not the best venue for their lunch. Charlene invites him back to the house and says she'll make him a sandwich. Harold makes it known that he is unhappy that Charlene is having lunch with Lou. Lou threatens him with a smack in the nose and Sally advises him to learn karate!
Henry finally returns and has forgotten to get lunch. Scott is angry and tells Henry he's a slacker. Scott quits and tells Henry he'll have to pay he and Charlene the money he owes them.
Lou is surprised that Madge has settled for someone like Harold. Charlene tells him Madge likes a bit of excitement in her life. Scott arrives and tells Charlene he quit his job.
Outside The Waterhole
Henry is telling Sally about Scott quitting. He says he doesn't mean to slack and never does it when he's working alone. Sally tells him he'll have to change if he wants to find another partner. He says the only reason it happened was because he was trying to get her tickets to the concert.
Gail talks to Harold about Madge and Lou. She says she doesn't believe Lou can win Madge from him but thinks he is serious. Harold spots Tony and tells him he needs to learn Karate - urgently.
Lou gives Charlene and Scott money for dinner. He makes another dig at Harold before leaving. Scott tells Charlene she shouldn't have taken the money; it's like she's being paid for spying on Madge.
Helen and Jim are washing up and he says it feels like old times. Helen wonders if Beverly would mind her staying on to make dinner; she's at a bit of a loose end now that Frank has moved on. Helen tells Jim she realised she and Frank were two very different people and it wasn't meant to be. She's upset and Jim comforts her.
Scott arrives and announces he quit the gardening job. He wants Jim to take him on as a junior clarke. Jim says Ross is handling it but advises Scott to give him a ring.
Harold arrives for his first karate lesson. Tony tells him not to expect miracles, he can only teach him a few basics.
Madge is upset to hear Scott has quit and tells Henry she hopes it won't cause tension at the house. She tells Henry it's time he learned what hard work was all about.
Lou arrives and Madge tells him she promised Harold she wouldn't see him again. He says he could see her running her own little pub and makes it clear he has the money to fund something like that. He could set them all up with jobs and give them all the security they need.
Jim tells Helen that Beverly wants kids. He says the idea doesn't appeal to him at all. Helen says she can see both their points of view and says it's only natural for her to want her own child. Jim says he lost Ann through childbirth and will not lose Beverly.
Lou is telling Madge about the joys he could bring her if she were to marry him. Harold arrives and tells Lou to stop talking to Madge is such a way. Lou asks what 'Jelly Belly' will do about it and Harold says he feel he should warn him he knows karate.