Previously on Neighbours
- Kyle questions Karl about the wound.
- Josh tells Brad hes not doing a good job at the gym and could use some help.
- Lauren apologises and tells Matt she loves him.
- Terese confronts Lauren.
- Sue warns Paul not to rush his recovery shed hate for him to have a relapse.
- Sonya and Toadie find her nursery trashed.
Lauren asks if hes off to work already hes been called in early. Lauren points out he only got home a few hours ago she organised a late start so they could spend some time together. Matt explains that Sonyas nursery got broken into. Lauren says its terrible. Lauren passes on the message that shes there if Sonya needs a hand. Matt says he wont be home for dinner and Lauren offers to wait for him. Matt advises her not to as hes not sure what time hell be home.
Josh comments he's got so much to do. Terese tells him to work through it one day at a time. When they're under pressure thats when they really realise what they're capable of. Brad comes downstairs for breakfast and Terese comments he worked late last night. Brad points out he had a lot of work to do for school. Terese asks what Susans policy is on that does she work late into the night or does she take work home with her. Brad comments that it would depend on if Susan needed the school printer. (Terese does not look impressed) Brad had some lesson plans he was going to do at his desk but he can bring them home. Terese thinks that would be nice it would be nice to spend some family time together.
Sonya doesn't know where to start she thinks it's just Paul suggests outrageous. Toadie says theyve cleaned up once and they can do it again. Paul asks about his press launch. Matt arrives and asks whats missing. Sonya says that none of the expensive pots and plants have been taken. She doesn't keep cash overnight so as far as she can tell theres nothing. Toadie realises Sonyas juicers are gone. Toadie wonders whom would break into the nursery and make such a mess just to steal them. Matt suggests they just grabbed what they could when they realised there was no cash. Toadie suggests they were just vandals. Paul thinks that someone tried to sabotage his press launch. Matt says they don't need to get paranoid its probably just kids trashing the place for kicks. Sonya wonders whom would do this for fun. Toadie points out that nobody was hurt and her insurance was up- to- date everything will be ok. Paul doesn't think its ok as he will have to postpone his press launch. Matt yawns. Paul wants to know if they're keeping him up as hed really like to know whom did this.
Georgia and Kyle arrive and Kyle reassures Georgia her throats going to be fine. Georgias not so sure. Kyle points out its just a routine follow- up. Its just Dr Girdwood checking Georgia can say Ahh so she can send her home. If shes lucky she might even get a lollipop. Kyle has a box on his lap and Karl jokes that Kyle shouldnt have! Georgia explains its for Annalises birthday. Karl explains thats why they can't wait to have her back shes thoughtful, considerate a very hard act to follow. Karls pager goes off and he has to go. He wishes them good luck hes sure everything will be fine. Kyle points out that even the expert agrees. Everythings going to be great.
Georgia says this was meant to just be a check- up she can't believe she has to wait for scan results. Kyle points out that Dr Girdwood said it was all routine. She does it with all her patients. Kyle thinks she should stop worrying and drink her honey and lemon tea. Sheila arrives with Georgias wedding dress. Georgia thanks Sheila for picking it up. Kyle offers to put it in the cupboard but Sheila wants a sneak preview without Kyle being there so Kyle leaves. Georgia opens the dress bag up and realises it isnt her dress. Sheila says shes sure its a simple mistake and shell get it sorted. Georgia isnt surprised its not like anything else is going right today.
There is scaffolding outside the general store. Lauren notices Matt walking towards her with a coffee and says he should have come to Harolds for a coffee. Matt says he was coming to see her actually. He wants her to let him know if she hears of anything about the break- in at the nursery its probably kids. Lauren agrees. Brad and Terese wander over and there is an awkward pause. Matt greets Terese. He repeats what he said to Lauren about the break- in. Lauren says shed better go to work. Matt turns to leave and Brad apologises. He feels terrible about whats happened. Matt doesn't say anything and Brad leaves.
Terese mentions that Brad was late home last night and she was wondering if Lauren was home on time. Matt asks what shes suggesting. Terese says its really hard to trust right now. Terese suggests they could help each other out and keep tabs on their partners. Matt wonders if she means to spy on them. Terese denies this and says she means sharing information between themselves if Matt wants that. Matt doesn't know. Terese asks him to think about it.
Paul is telling the reporter that the event is postponed, not cancelled. He wants them to put it at the top of their article. Hell call them when he has new arrangements for the launch and rings off. He tells Sonya that word has spread and everyone will think hes unwell again. Sonya doesn't think they will. She really is sorry about his launch. Paul tells her not to be silly shes the real victim. He says that these idiots need to be punished with the full force of the law and Sonya agrees. She just wonders how many times shes going to have to keep cleaning up this nursery. Paul apologises for not being able to help with the physical side hes got to take things easy till his ribs heal. Sonya understands. Nate is coming to help and Toadie will be back. He is meeting with Matt at the moment. Paul asks if hes got a lead and Sonya thinks its personal. They go round the side of the shed and Paul spots Sonyas juicers. Paul wonders why someone stole the juicers and dumped them nearby. Sonya suggests they got dropped there and Paul thinks they're not dealing with hardened criminals. Sonya checks them for prints and finds a button that has come off something. Sonya thinks they should call Matt but Paul thinks it could have come from anywhere. Paul thinks that Matt has fallen asleep somewhere.
Matt tells Toadie he has barely slept in days. He always feared something would happen with the history between Brad and Lauren. Toadie points out that happened years ago. Matt says that Lauren told him it was a one off. He believes shes sorry. Theyve got Paige now and they live on the same street. Toadie thinks that Matts handling this a lot better than most people would himself included. Matt says its because he loves Lauren he reckons more than she loves him. Toadie asks if thats what he really thinks. Matts always known he was lucky to get Lauren but for her Matt came along at the right time. Matt thinks thats how some relationships work one person invests more than the other. Toadie really hopes hes wrong about that. Matt says its never really mattered before until now. Toadie comments that he and Sonya have had to work through trust issues. Matt asks what they did about it. Toadie says they had to be brave enough to trust again. Matt can't do that if hes looking over his shoulder it isnt going to work. Matt has to take a leap of faith.
Brad arrives and asks Josh if he can do anything to help. Josh asks if he should be at school. Brad has lesson plans to do but offers if Josh needs him. Josh needs a qualified plumber whom can fix the showers. Brad says Josh is out of luck there. Josh comments that Rickys going to be so upset. Brad points out the tornado was not Joshs fault. Josh says hes way out of his depth and that is his fault. Brad says that Ricky knew he was getting an inexperienced manager when he hired Josh. Josh points out that he thought his profile would bring in new members but its doing the exact opposite. (The gym looks as busy as when Brad was running it.) Brad asks if hes thought of any initiatives to boost memberships. Josh hasnt as hes been distracted. Brad knows things are stressful at home but he hasnt managed to ask how Josh is feeling. Josh says its between Brad and Terese he just wants them to work it out. Brad says he can take anything Josh says. Josh says he can't blame Terese for having a hard time of it. What Brad did was a low act. Brad agrees with that. Josh says he needs to fix it theres nothing more he needs to say. Brad promises to fix it whatever it takes.
Kyle is fixing lunch while Georgia practices singing. She starts coughing when she reaches the high notes. Kyle comments its a high note. She tries again and the same thing happens. Kyle points out the doctors said it might take a while for it to get back to normal. Georgia says its getting worse, not better. Kyle says its early days. Georgia comments that she knows what her voice should sound like. Kyle points out the doctors are the experts. Georgia says its her throat not theirs and she knows that somethings definitely not right.
Terese opens her car and Matt comes over to her. She asks if hes thought about what she said. He has and she says its not something they should take lightly. He says its not something he can take on at all and apologises. Terese thinks they would both have peace of mind. Matt gets that she doesn't want to be a victim anymore than he does but he loves Lauren. He wants to work on repairing their marriage and not waiting to see if Lauren messes up again. Terese asks what if hes making a mistake. Matt is going to take that risk but he has to trust Lauren or at least try to. Terese asks Matt if when he got together with Lauren if she talked much about Brad. Matt explains Lauren didnt mention Brad till they moved to the Street.
Brad comes out and Matt walks inside. Brad comments that it looked intense. Terese says it was nothing. She notes that hes home early. Brad points out he said he would be. He dropped in on Josh on the way home and Terese asks how hes going. Brad admits things are a bit shaky memberships have taken a hit since the storm and hes going to work hard to keep the current members during the repairs. Terese says it sounds like a hard road ahead. Brad doesn't get Ricky. Ricky gives Josh a great opportunity then he doesn't offer Josh any support. Terese asks if Josh is going to lose his job. Brad didnt want to say it but yes. Brad asks if shes coming inside but shes got go get going and refuses his kiss.
Matt is looking at the wedding vows renewal photo and recalling the words in his head. Lauren comes in and Matt says he can't pretend that things are as they were. Renewing their vows was one of the best days of his life, up with their wedding and their kids being born. Lauren says she feels exactly the same way. Matt points out that she kissed Brad the night before she made those vows. He looks at the photo and is wondering if shes thinking about Brad the whole time. She swears she wasnt. Matt says she was thinking about him on those other days the whole time hes known her. Lauren asks him to believe its only been about him. Matt really wants to believe her he just can't. Matt admits that Terese asked if he wanted to share information with her so theyd know where Brad and Lauren are at all times. Matt says he refused he doesn't fully trust her right now and maybe he might regret it but he doesn't want to live like that. Lauren promises Matt she will do everything she can to earn his trust back again whatever it takes. She just wants Matt to tell her what she should do. Thats the thing Matt honestly doesn't know.
Terese arrives and tells Josh she wanted to see how hes going. Josh asks how shes doing. She tells him hes very sweet but he doesn't have to worry about anything hes got his hands full here. He says he has his hands and head full. Terese asks if its true Rickys giving him a hard time. Josh says that Ricky doesn't want to put money in the place. Josh thought it would do better if he got better equipment and didnt scrimp on repairs. Terese says good things don't come cheap. Terese just got quotes in to upgrade the hotel gym. Josh says he will sort it out. Terese knows he will hes her son. Josh knows Terese and Brad will sort out their problems too. Terese says its one hurdle at a time. Josh asks what she means.
TERESE: When things become chaotic, you just control things you can control.
Georgia is telling the person on the phone that she doesn't want to cancel and will call them back later. Kyle comes out of the General Store with their drinks. She tells him that the phone call was about the wedding gifts she bought ages ago for the guests. She asked for them in gold and they only have them in silver. Kyle points out the guests don't care (I don't see what the big deal is either.) Georgia says it feels like everything is going wrong. The dress and the gifts are wrong. Kyle says they will get them sorted and asks why shes really upset. She wonders what happens if she can't sing at the wedding. Kyle says she will her voice will come back and everything will be perfect. Georgia loves his optimism.
Paul is telling Terese on his phone that he thinks its a great idea and to go with it. He finishes the call and sits down with Toadie and Sonya. He asks if they heard about Sue Parkers media conference. Apparently it was very well attended. Sonya points out its not surprising considering the fact that Pauls launch was cancelled at the last minute. Paul asks how the media knew so early that his launch was going to be postponed at the last minute. Toadie asks if Pauls not convinced it was a failed robbery. Paul says it was targeted and they wanted to ruin his campaign to become mayor again and his launch. Sonya thinks whoever was behind it thought Paul was a serious threat. Paul says it was Sue Parker but Toadie points out he can't throw allegations around. Paul needs more proof than a lost button. Paul says hell find the proof.
Lauren greets Brad and tells him shes going to visit Paige. Brad was going to invite Paige over Terese doesn't want Brad hanging out at Paiges place. Lauren realises he means in case shes there. Brad asks how things are going for her and the family. Lauren shakes her head and he says things are unbearable at his. It hits him as soon as he opens the door and Lauren agrees. Matt has just told her he doesn't think hell ever trust her fully again and shes wondering how they can get through that. Brad reassures her that Matt loves her and they can get through it. Theyll sort it out. Brad realises he has his hand on her shoulder, removes it and looks around. He apologises and says he realises they shouldnt be seen together like this. Lauren apologises as well. Brad says he has a lot of work to do and suggests she goes to see Paige and have her all to herself. It would be quality mother daughter time. Lauren says that will be great and thanks him.
Terese arrives and Josh is surprised shes come to see him twice in one day. She really does want to check up on him. She says its quite the opposite. Shes just had a very interesting conversation with Ricky. He doesn't want to put any more money in the place which Terese thinks is a great business. Josh asks why Terese was talking to Ricky. Terese says the hotel gym needs an upgrade and its always been in an awful place by the conference room. She spoke to Paul and Lassiter's is acquiring Dingoes Gym. they're going to rebrand it as part of the hotel and give it the investment it needs. Josh asks if shes serious his face says it all! Terese says Rickys really happy with the offer they made. It will be a win for everyone and she will be his boss. She thinks it will be great.
Georgia is looking through wedding magazines and Kyle answers the door to Karl. Hes sorry to interrupt but he has bad news. Kyle asks what the bad news is. Hes seen the results of Georgias scan. The operation wasnt as successful as they hoped. She asks in which way it wasnt successful. Georgia has severe scarring on her vocal chords. Kyle asks if they're looking at a longer recovery. Karl says hes afraid not. He tells Georgia her throat is never likely to heal properly. Georgia asks if its permanent.
Unmissable drama aka Tomorrow on Neighbours!
- Georgia asks Karl if something could have gone wrong with the surgery.
- Mark asks Paige out to dinner.
- Paige confirms she and Mark are together and Lauren suggests she dresses up.
- Brad asks Terese if she talked to Josh first and she gets defensive.
- Josh isnt impressed and Naomi says he can do something about it.