- Melanie could have no charges hanging over her
- Terese finds out Paul did a deal to get council approval
- David and Leo watch Krista pull off a great business meeting
- Leo offers Krista his support
- Elly proposes to Chloe
- Elly tells Chloe how happy Aster is
- Chloe stumbles in high heels and
- Chloe realises she can't walk down the aisle in high heels
Chloe is sitting and contemplating everything. She has taken off her high heels. Elly arrives.
CHLOE: You look beautiful. Love your shoes.
ELLY: You look absolutely breathtaking.
An upset Chloe wanted to be for Elly's sake but doesn't feel it's possible. Chloe didn't realise that things went get like this at this stage. Elly tells Chloe to breathe.
CHLOE: Can't wear my shoes. Literally can't even stand in them. Silver lining? There'll be a lot more space in my side of the closet if I'm binning all my shoes.
ELLY: I'm not thinking about that today and neither are you.
The wedding car honks its horn. Terese arrives and tells them it's time to head off. Chloe has nothing other than heels. Terese would offer her shoes but they're too small. Terese reminds Chloe the guests aren't there to look at her feet! Elly has taken off her shoes and they can both be barefoot. Chloe thinks Elly's outfit would be ruined but Elly is convinced it's the right thing to do.
ELLY: It's different. It will be so beautiful to feel the grass beneath our feet as we walk down the aisle together.
Melanie is choosing which necklace to wear as Jane arrives. Jane helps her decide and puts it on for Melanie.
MELANIE: Where were you earlier when I was pretzeling myself into my bra?
JANE: A question for the ages.
Melanie gets a text from her lawyer. She and Krista need to attend an interview about extradition for the UK charges. Jane sympathises. Melanie knew there would be Australian charges but hoped the UK ones would go away. Melanie wants to pull out of the wedding, Jane thinks the wedding will take her mind off things. The interview is the next day so Melanie needs to talk to her lawyer.
Karl arrives and tells Susan that Holly isn't able to make it. He shows Susan a text from Jemima. It's a list of Top 10 tips about the wedding. Susan is bemused by the first three then hands the phone back to Karl.
Krista tells David she thinks this is more romantic than other weddings she's had to attend. Krista gets the text about the interview. She knew it could happen but it still puts a dampener on things. She could try catching the bouquet but men apparently are worse than jail!
Toadie opens the car door for Chloe and Elly.
TOADIE: What happened to not seeing each other before the big moment?
CHLOE: We've had enough surprises for today.
He notices they're not wearing shoes and Terese tells him to accept it.
Nicolette comes over with Aster and admires their outfits. Paul comes over and wishes them all the best, Chloe thanks him. Chloe and Elly are ready to get married.
Aster scatters white petals as she walks up the aisle. Aaron and Karl high five her, she sits next to Karl. Chloe and Elly walk up the aisle.
Susan welcomes everyone to the wedding of Chloe and Elly.
SUSAN: I've been lucky to be a part of many weddings over the years. This one makes my heart sing.
ELLY: Chloe, I will support you, hold you and harbour you. I will hide you when you wanna be hidden and show you off when you don't. I promise to love you and celebrate you every single day. I will never ever forget how lucky I am that you are my one.
CHLOE: I vow to love you Elly Conway. I vow to love you ferociously, voraciously, and outrageously for as long as our forever lasts. I vow to make it count.
Karl and Aaron have the rings ready for Aster to hand over to Elly and Chloe. Chloe and Elly exchange rings. Susan announces that Chloe and Elly are now married. Chloe and Elly kiss. Everyone stands and applauds. Chloe and Elly look really happy as they smile at each other.
Melanie is talking to her lawyer.
LAWYER: There's a lot of attention on perceived favouritism in the UK courts right now.
Privilege isn't the word to use. The media will be all over Krista appearing on a docket. The prosecutors don't want to take any chances. Melanie looks apprehensive but the lawyer isn't giving up. The interview is a way to decide if they'll apply for extradition. The lawyer plans to prove Melanie is an outstanding citizen caught up in a messy situation with the Sinclairs. The lawyer needs character references that can help prove this. Melanie plans to ask Karl, Susan and Jane considering their current or previous jobs. The lawyer thinks Toadie would be also great as he's a lawyer. Melanie is determined to do this.
MELANIE: I'm not going back to jail.
Jane is telling Chloe how wonderful the ceremony was. Chloe points out that Jane will be next.
JANE: If my ceremony is half as lovely as yours, I'll be very happy.
Nicolette comes over with drinks, she's giving the bar staff lessons in Chlohitos. Jane is considering a signature cocktail for her wedding.
JANE: Quite like a mixed cocktail.
NICOLETTE: We hadn't noticed!
Jane and Karl suggest some cocktail names. Chloe and Nicolette heads off. Melanie arrives and tells them she is feeling hopeful after the meeting. They're happy to give her character references needed by the end of tonight. Nell and Hugo invite Melanie to dance.
Nicolette is planning to catch both bouquets.
NICOLETTE: I plan on winning.
DAVID: Good luck at beating your Mum.
NICOLETTE: She's disqualified.
Melanie compliments Krista on how she's doing and her outfit. Melanie won't be able to manage YMCA but can manage the lawnmower. Krista feels bad that Melanie is being interviewed and wants to sort it out.
MELANIE: Today we're doing happy, happy, joy, joy.
Melanie will be happy and Krista can be joy. Krista heads off and Nell asks about the interview. Melanie explains, Nell suggests asking Toadie and Terese for a character reference. Melanie thinks they'll have enough. Nell is determined to ask but Melanie isn't comfortable.
Chloe and Elly tap their glasses to get everyone's attention. Everyone gathers for the speeches. Elly thanks everyone for coming.
CHLOE: We were all so happy to stand in front of family, friends and that one bird who would not shut up to declare our love.
ELLY: You stole my heart the moment we met. She also stole my clothes, my makeup, every avocado I hid... But it's a small price to pay.
Chloe admits to shmooshing a banana into her keyboard by mistake so struggled to write her vows.
CHLOE: I love you more than words can express.
Aaron has been looking through the archives for embarrassing stories.
AARON: 2010 - Do we talk boys or hair?
KARL: There's not much I can say that hasn't been said already. But there's plenty I can sing. (He brings out his guitar.)
SUSAN: Elly, you are like a daughter to Karl and me. Chloe, you are well on the way.
Chloe and Elly smile politely as Karl sings his song!
SUSAN: What you have is remarkable.
SUSAN: A dream. To Elly and Chloe. Wife and wife.
Everyone cheers. Elly and Chloe tell each other they love each other as Karl continues to sing.
David thinks everyone should have their wedding at the Pavilion so they can relive their own wedding each time. Aaron just thinks back and David draws him in for a kiss.
Krista tells Leo that her vibe was killed by the lawyer using many big words. She's heading to her room but doesn't need David right now as he's spending time with his family. Leo and Krista agree to have coffee together.
Chloe has brought Elly a drink. The Chlohito is no more, this is now an Ellohito.
ELLY: Strong, sweet and spicy.
CHLOE: Us in a glass. You and me. Elloe.
Nicolette overhears them and realises Elloe is a couple name.
Terese thanks Melanie for telling her about the corruption business. Melanie was worried as it was such a huge thing to tell her. Terese thinks Melanie has actually rescued the project.
TERESE: You did the right thing. You're a good person.
Melanie looks sad as she watches Toadie and Terese have a kiss and cuddle.
Krista isn't keen on prison. She's worried what the media will say and her child might be reading these papers down the line. Leo points out she was a child at the time this happened. The lawyers are going to focus on her being a child. They're going to play the sympathy card with the pregnancy. She is worried Eden will find out about this. Leo suggests she should be ready for Eden to find out and sort out what will happen. She'll have a strategy in place then.
LEO: You're smart and strong enough to face it. You'll stay in control.
Aster is giving flowers to Elly and Chloe.
ASTER: We can dry them and they'll be forever flowers just like you and Chloe.
Elly and Chloe are really touched by Aster's gesture. Susan helped Aster with what she wanted to say. Elly and Chloe are heading off but will see Susan and Aster before they leave for their honeymoon.
Nicolette thinks Elly and Chloe needed a better couple name so has written 'Chelly' on the car.
CHLOE: I'll heart Chelly for that.
Elly promises Nicolette a Chellito. Everyone waves off Elly and Chloe as they drive away. The open bar is still open so the others are heading inside. Jane wants a Jane on the Beach. Nicolette thinks she should save that for a honeymoon cocktail! David gets a text from Leo explaining where he and Krista are.
Toadie is considering the bonbonniere business but Terese doesn't think it's a good idea. She didn't like Toadie's wedding ideas and wouldn't consider his ideas for a wedding. He hopes not as she's a 'wife for life'. They share a kiss. Nell mentions the character references.
NELL: You shouldn't jump on your laptops now.
Terese is surprised as Melanie didn't tell her about it. Toadie thinks Melanie will find many other people. Nell wants them to help, especially after Melanie helped Terese. Toadie realises Nell and Melanie chatted about it at the wedding. Terese suggests Nell and Hugo go and get changed out of their wedding outfits.
Toadie thinks Melanie should have asked him herself instead of via Nell.
TOADIE: She has well and truly crossed a line.
Krista thanks Leo for being a listening ear. She gives him a kiss on the cheek and heads up in the lift.
David wants to know what's happening with Krista. Leo explains that Krista wanted to talk about what happened with the lawyer. David thinks that he should have talked to Krista instead. Leo didn't want to trouble David today and they've sorted things out now.
LEO: She's smart, strong and funny.
DAVID: Addicts shouldn't start a relationship in the first year of their recovery. If you decide to go down that path. You could derail her recovery.
LEO: She's not in any danger from me.
David doesn't look so sure!
Terese wants Toadie to pick the movie but Nell doesn't think that's a good idea! Toadie is busy on his laptop. Terese asks what he's doing, he's writing the reference that Melanie really wants.
Jane is happily coming up with Jane drinks as she and Nicolette arrive home. Nicolette sees some shoes outside the house with a door- key inside one of the shoes. Neither of them recognise the key, Jane thinks the place the key was left is unusual.
Coming up on Neighbours
- Jane wants to know why Nicolette is interested in the key
- David cautions Krista about starting a relationship with Leo
- Nell realises that Toadie wrote a bad reference for Melanie
- Melanie is upset