- Izzy telling Susan her marriage is over.
- Max, Gus and Izzy at the pub.
- Susan telling Karl she's packed his bags and he should leave.
Susan makes dinner. She puts it in two bowls then realizes what she's done. She puts the other bowl on the floor for Audrey. The phone rings and Susan lets it go through to the answering machine. Lyn leaves a message saying she's just checking to make sure she's ok and she's home if she wants to talk. Susan looks at the phone gets up but then sits down again
Boyd and Sky are pashing on the couch. Max walks in and interrupts them. Boyd grabs a pillow and Sky tells Max they were just watching TV. Max tells them he's just going to unpack the shopping then he's going to the pub. Sky jumps up saying she'll unpack the stuff for Max. Max asks Boyd if everything is ok. Boyd just answers Yeah
Max is telling Steph and Gus about walking in on Sky and Boyd. He tells them he could see the hormones jumping off them.
STEPH: What does a hormone look like?
MAX: Small... round... it's not funny
Max tells them he doesn't know who was more embarrassed him or them. Gus says Boyd is a chip off the old bloke. Steph says he's secrets out now. Max tells them he hadn't even kissed a girl at Boyd's age. Steph asks Max how old he was when he first pashes a girl. Max says 25 and they laugh. Steph tells Max and Gus she went to the real estate agents and got a copy of the contract but the agent told her there were lots of people interested in the house and they can't go over their limit. Gus says if they want it bad enough they'll pay. Izzy walks in as Max tells Gus he can't, his finances are stretched.
IZZY: And guess who they have to thank for that and I'm doing my best to repay the loan. I thought you said I could pay it back in regular installments
MAX: I think you confused regular with occasional
Izzy says she's had a lot of unexpected expenses lately. Max asks her if they were the new dress she bought and the matching shoes she had to have. Izzy says if that's how he feels she's going back to the coffee shop and she'll try not to pass that boutique sale on the way home. Steph leaves to go help Aaron at the garage. Gus comments to Max that Izzy is a live wire. Max tells him she has her moments but he'd give her the world if she asked and he doesn't regret giving her the money.
Boyd and Sly are walking passed when they see Aaron. Sky comments the bodybuilders look gross. Boyd says he thought chicks like that sort of thing. Sky says no way but Boyd notices she hasn't taken her eyes off Aaron. Sky tells him it's like watching Jerry Springer, you know it's disgusting but you have to keep watching. Steph comes over to them and asks them what they're doing. Sky says she's admiring Aaron's hot-bod and she wants to know how Steph gets any work done with Aaron around. Steph tells them when you're in a secure relationship nothing else matters and no one else exists. Sky walks off saying it can't hurt to dream.
Gus is questioning Max about the House. About what he thinks it's worth and how much he's willing to pay for it. Max says it depends, before or after he raids Summer's moneybox. Max tells Gus there's a TV in the back if he wants to put it in his room and he tells Gus he can stay as long as he likes. Max tells Gus he was worried Gus was harboring ill feelings. Gus tells Max he did him a favor in the end and it was the wake up call he needed. He tells Max he's a lucky man with his business and family and a great bloke.
Boyd and Sky are sitting outside. Sky is still starring at Aaron. Boyd tells her she does think he's a spunk. Sky says no and sees Liljana walking past. Sky calls her over, points to Aaron and asks Lil if she finds him attractive. Lil takes a long look them stumbles through telling them that like most women she finds personality more important than looks. Lil starts to stare at him again before walking off. Boyd says that proves her point that all women want is a beefcake. Sky says if she wanted mussel she wouldn't be with him.
Izzy is writing and her pencil breaks. She throws it down and Gus tells her that pencils cost money. Izzy tells him not to mention that word. Gus says "Pencil?" Izzy says no "Money" and she's upset Max doesn't realize if she had the money she'd give it to him. Gus tells her lip curls up when she's riled up and he thinks it's sexy. Izzy tells him she should be happy Max has given her a place to stay but wishes he didn't remind her every second. She says he probably wishes he hadn't given her the money and Steph probably wishes she never came back into his life. Gus then asks Izzy out to dinner at the pub. Izzy says he really knows hoe to impress a girl but agrees to meet him after work. Lyn walks in and asks Izzy for a lemon cheesecake. Izzy says there aren't any left. Lyn says she'll have a mud cake. Izzy tells her they're all out. Lyn tells her she's not going to avoid the coffee shop just because they had words. Izzy tells her she doesn't have to roll out the red carpet. Lyn tells Izzy she should of listen to Susan when she said Izzy was bad news. Izzy says "Well you love to listen to the gossip". Lyn asks Izzy if she's going to serve her. Izzy walks off saying when she's ready.
Lyn comes over with some apple crumble. Susan tells Lyn she doesn't have to baby sit her and she's not really in the mood for company. Lyn tells Susan she's come over because the renovations are driving her mad. There are drop sheets and dust everywhere. Susan gives in and says she'll put the kettle on.
Max tells Steph about Gus and why he thought Gus would never speak to him again.. Max tells Steph Gus stuffed up on the rigs and caused an oil spill that cost hundreds of thousands to clean up. Max says he was Gus' boss and he had to sack him but he handled it badly. He was Gus' mate and the rigs were the best thing that happed to Gus. Max says he sent him a letter when he should of taken him told him straight out.. Steph tells him that Gus seems fine about it now. Max says it's pretty amazing and not many other would of turned the other cheek. Steph gives Max a hug. Boyd comes in and asks Max where his old weights set is. Max says he's not sure but to try under the house.
Susan and Lyn are sitting at the table eating the apple crumble. Lyn asks Susan if she knows where Karl is living or even heard from him. Susan says no and she's not sure she wants to as she may be tempted to visit. There a knock at the door, Susan answers and Liljana is standing there with a picnic basket saying she thought Susan could use the company. Lil walks in ad sees Lyn. Liljana tells then she's cooked some Serbian comfort food. Lyn goes to make a coffee and Susan answers the door again. Steph brings back Susan's Jamie Oliver DVD saying she thought they could watch it together. Susan invites Steph in to "join the wake.
Gus and Izzy are talking about life. Gus tells Izzy Max should appreciate her more after all the running around she does for him with the kids. Izzy says she doesn't mind and he's making her sound like an old maid. Gus says he would mind seeing her in a maid's outfit.
Boyd in the backyard lifting weight. Max comes out and asks Boyd why there's a sudden interest in weightlifting. Boyd says it's more about being fit and he's meant to do it for ages. Max starts to have an uncomfortable chat to Boyd about urges, love and protection. Boyd tells him he's not doing anything with Sky, well not what Max is thinking away. Boyd tries to get rid of Max by telling him he can hear the phone ringing. , Max listens and says no it's not. Boyd tells him it is.
Gus is talking to Izzy about Max and the house, trying to get out of her Max's limit. Izzy says she wants to change the subject. Gus tells Izzy they are both alike and can pickup and leave at anytime. Izzy says if she could afford to leave she would get as far away from Ramsay street as she could., Gus tells her there's one reason to stay. Izzy asks him if it's going to be worth her while. Gus says he can guarantee it will.
Liljana is telling the girls about Sky, Boyd and Aaron today. She tells them she made up some excuse about personality and looks not being important. Steph says it was better than her excuse about secure relationships and nothing else mattering. Lyn says you just can't not notice Aaron and when she walks passed the garage she has a look secretly wishing Joe could look more like that. Liljana wants to know what's wrong with Joe as she thinks he's kinda sexy. Steph tells Lil that's grose to think about her dad like that and Joe is too old for her. Lyn adds that he's taken. Susan looks uncomfortable. The girls realize and Lil changes the topic to a book she sees on the coffee table.
Gus asks Izzy if she wants to go out to anther bar for a drink. Izzy says it's late and she should go as she has work tomorrow. She gets up to leave and Gus followers he. Without saying anything he passionately kisses her and she walks out looking stunned.
Lil, Lyn and Steph say goodbye to Susan. Out in Ramsay street Izzy is getting out of a cab when she sees Lil, Lyn and Steph saying goodbye to Susan and Susan thanking them for the great night. Out in the street Lil, Lyn and Steph talk about their night and Izzy is standing behind the tree watching them.