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> Episode 3656
Written by Christopher Gist,
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy
is challenged to chat up two girls, but hurries out of the
bar and the whole team laugh at him. Steph phones up to enquire
about a job.
the Scully house, Steph tells her parents and Uncle Mick about
a job a job she's gone for with heaps more experience, but
it's in West Newbury. Lyn wonders how she's going to commute
that far each day, until Steph reveals that she'll be moving
answers the phone to Pat Miller, who explains that Paul has
disappeared from the camp. She tells Harold and they are both
and Joe both want to know why Steph suddenly wants to move
so far away. Steph explains that she's finding things difficult
at Moco with the new bosses. They try to talk her into staying
a bit closer to home, and Lyn is convinced that they'll hardly
ever see Steph if she moves away. Lyn is also worried about
Libby's wedding, but Steph storms out, saying that she hasn't
even got the job yet.
is busy painting in the lounge room of Number 32, when Tess
comes in and notices the mess. Tess tries to subtly ask her
when she'll be finished, but Dee doesn't take the hint and
Tess goes to her room.
arrives back at Number 24 and a worried Madge tries to find
out what's going on. Paul insists he was bored and they were
all older than him, so he couldn't drink. Paul explains that
Pat wasn't around to tell when he left and that he's going
to give the seniors a miss for a few years. Madge is convinced
that he's not telling the whole truth, while Harold goes to
is angry over Steph's decision and Joe makes them sit down
and talk to each other. Steph insists it's just a good opportunity,
but Lyn asks if it's about Drew. Steph gets angry and asks
why everything has to come down to Drew.
brings Paul a cup of tea in the back yard and tries to find
out what's wrong. Harold says that if he's jacking it in to
concentrate on his studies, that's fine, but if it's because
of some guys who may not even be in the team next year, then
it's a terrible waste.
tells a nervous Steph that she looks great for her job interview.
Joe and Lyn wish her luck, and Lyn starts talking about all
the stuff she'll need to get if she gets her own place. Steph
looks slightly upset, then leaves. Lyn comments that this
whole situation is down to Drew.
is cleaning up when she notices a paint stain on a cushion
and points it out to an apologetic Dione. Tess says that the
lounge room isn't really a studio and Dee explains that it
has such good light. Tess explains that it's better for relaxing
than painting and Dee apologises, then suddenly offers to
paint Tess' portrait, by way of an apology.
Miller arrives at Number 24, and explains what happened with
Paul and the girls in the bar. Harold and Madge are surprised,
but send Pat out back to chat to Paul. Pat tells Paul that
there's more to being in the team than being a good player
and that he needs to be a part of the team. Paul refuses to
go back to the camp and Pat tells him that if he doesn't turn
up to training next week, he's out of the team, but not to
go to him if, in five years, he realises what he gave up.
gets back from her interview, talking to her parents about
how well it went. Joe takes Harvey out and Lyn tells Steph
that she knows this is all because of Drew, but that she won't
be able to run away from her pain. She says it's ok if she
really wants to move away, but just to make sure it's not
for the wrong reasons.
and Harold try to find out what Pat said to Paul. Paul explains
that Pat wasn't interested in his concerns and that he's not
going back to the Dingoes.
is looking at the picture Dione has painted of her and wondering
what exactly it's supposed to look like. Dee goes to meet
friends at the pub, while Tess is left staring, confused,
at the painting.
and Joe are at the pub, wondering when Mick is going to be
out of their hair. Joe insists that he'll find some work soon.
Lyn goes up to the bar and chats to Dione, Lyn invites her
to a 'Beauty Tree' evening tomorrow, and reveals what's on
her mind by asking Dee to invite Steph too, instead of Tess.
morning, Steph is getting ready to go to work and tells Lyn
that if she doesn't get this job, she might consider staying.
Steph explains that Lyn was right about Drew and that she'll
just have to cope with Bev the boss from hell, if she stays.
wakes up to find a load of Dee's friends asleep on the lounge
room floor. Tess isn't happy, then Lyn arrives and asks if
Dee and Tess can help with setting up for 'Beauty Tree', Dione
agrees. Tess is surprised, as she hadn't even been told about
Moco, Steph is chasing up outstanding accounts. Bev complains
that Steph's work is too slow. Steph is angry that Bev keeps
taking everything out on her and tells her where to stick
her job, looking very satisfied as she walks out.