Episode Title (not used on screen): A Prayer Before
Cast: Pippa Black as Elle Robinson,
Jackie Woodburne as Susan
Kinski, Ryan Moloney as Jarrod
‘Toadie’ Rebecchi, Carla Bonner as Stephanie
Hoyland, Aaron Aulesbrook-Walker as Charlie
Hoyland, Daniel O’Connor as Ned
Parker, Fletcher O’Leary as Mickey
Gannon, Natalie Blair as Carmella
Cammeniti, Natalie Saleeba as Rosetta
‘Rosie’ Cammeniti, Ben Lawson as Frazer
Yeats, Sam Clark as Ringo
Brown, Nicky Whelan as Heidi
‘Pepper’ Steiger, David Hoflin as Oliver
Barnes, James Sorenson as Declan
Napier, Benjamin Hart as Adam
Guest Cast: Steven Stagg as Sgt. Ray
Moller, Carolyn Bock as Dr. Peggy
Newton, Natalie Michaels as Susannah
• Declan learns Oliver is his brother
• Carmella realises Ringo is injured in the bus crash and feels
pressure to reciprocate after he tells her he loves her
• Frazer blames Toadie for drink driving. Adam tries to reason and
Frazer warns Toadie if the results prove positive
• Toadie is arrested at the council debate for drink driving
Lassiters Hotel – reception: Toadie is escorted to a
police car with his hands in cuffs. Journalist Susannah Christie tries to
question him but Steph defends Toadie claiming he is innocent. They
walk past Frazer who realises what has just happened.
Erinsborough Hospital – Ringo’s room: Holding the cross on her necklace,
Carmella prays to God for Ringo to be okay and promises she’ll make
amends for what she has done in return.
Western District Police station: Frazer, Pepper, Rosie & Adam gather for
news about Ringo. Frazer is all fired up over Toadie’s arrest and Adam
trying to keep a balanced view only angers him more. Frazer wants
Toadie to go to jail for what he has done. Rosie takes Frazer away to calm
things down and Pepper reminds Adam that Frazer is under a huge amount
of pressure and missing his honeymoon. Adam understands but just wants
to avoid Frazer making any rash decisions.
Charlie’s Bar: Steph cannot believe Toadie is not even defending himself
and reminds him she watched Max slip into a ‘black hole’ with guilt
that nearly killed her too and refuses to allow him to do the same.
Toadie doesn’t want to discuss it.
Erinsborough Hospital – Ringo’s room: Rosie takes Frazer away to get
some food leaving Carmella by his bedside. Ringo opens his eyes and
Carmella explains about the bus crash. Ringo tells her he remembers and can
also remember her telling him she loved him too. As Ringo slips back
asleep Carmella can’t believe what she has done.
– Dining room: Oliver explains to Elle his reasons for seeing
Declan while Ned cooks. Elle doubts Declan will ever accept Oliver as a
brother but Ned thinks Oliver has at least given his brother a chance to
get to know him. Ned excuses himself to check on Mickey upstairs.
Elle answers the front door and Declan pushes past her to warn Oliver
to never turn up at his home again. Oliver manages to get his brother to
sit down but then Ned returns and recognises Declan and throws him out
of the house. Ned explains to a shocked Elle & Oliver who Declan is
but it’s Ned who is shocked when Elle reveals Declan is Oliver’s brother.
Erinsborough Hospital – Ringo’s room: Frazer & Rosie return having heard
the good news and Carmella slips to the back of the room as they speak
to Ringo. Pepper rushes off to call everyone with the news after the
doctor confirms Ringo will be okay.
Carmella decides she needs to leave, telling them she needs to make a
few phone calls too. Ringo is thrilled when she tells him she’ll be back
Erinsborough Hospital – waiting area: Outside Carmella takes a moment to
realise what she has done.
Charlie’s Bar: Toadie returns and apologises to Steph saying she was
right. He accepts the crash was an accident but he must face the
consequences and he can lose everything but not her & Charlie. Steph tells him
she’ll never leave him and then announces she has a surprise for him.
Steph makes a quick call on her phone and he is shocked when Susan
arrives with his dream dinner.
– Frazer & Rosie’s bedroom: Carmella interrupts Rosie & Frazer
sleeping needing to talk to her sister. Frazer excuses himself from the
room and Carmella reveals she has been lying about not seeing Ringo and
admits she kissed him. She also admits about telling Ringo she loves him
and he now believing it.
Rosie is appalled and recounts how she apologised to her at the wedding
for having accused Carmella of seeing Ringo, how she lied about Ringo
hiding under the bed and tells her, she took advantage of Ringo. Rosie
explains she feels as if she no longer even knows who Carmella is.
Grease Monkey’s – outside seating: Pepper is panicking about Adam having
to return to the UK when his visa runs out. Adam tries to assure her
he’ll get an extension to the visa if he tells the officials about them
and Pepper wants to go with him.
Erinsborough Hospital – Ringo’s room: Frazer warns Ringo he has some way
to go before he leaves hospital and their mother is going to be around
looking after him while he’s there. Ringo explains to Frazer the
accident has made him see things more clearly about what is important in his
life. Frazer wants him to focus on just getting better.
General Store: Adam explains his best chances would be to get a
working visa but he is an unskilled labourer in his current job but he
would have to leave the country to reapply. Pepper wants to go wherever he
goes but when Adam reveals they could go to Italy to visit his brother
she finds the destination difficult to digest.
Erinsborough Hospital – waiting area: Ned arrives with Mickey to see
Ringo but Mickey is nervous of what he’ll see. Ned assures him that Frazer
has said he doesn’t look sick anymore.
Erinsborough Hospital – Ringo’s room: Ringo greets them and Mickey
immediately apologises to him. Ringo tells him it is an accident and he
thanks Ned for saving his life.
Lassiters – Brasserie outdoor seating: Pepper tells Rosie she has every
right to be upset with Carmella but reminds her she has no right to
take the moral ground when her own actions were so bad when she slept with
Paul before his marriage to Lyn. Pepper tells her it is now time she
started to help her sister.
Rebecca’s apartment – Kitchen: Declan arrives to find two more final
notice letters on top of a box. After reading them he opens up the box to
find Rebecca’s keepsakes of Oliver. Bitter, he takes one of the
newspaper articles and sets fire to it. Before he sets light to the next
cutting he sees the words ‘multi millions’ mentioned in the caption.
Lassiters restaurant: Declan arrives asking to apologise to Oliver and
to explain the burglary was to try and get money for Rebecca’s bills.
Oliver sits his brother down to buy him lunch and starts asking about
school. Declan admits he doesn’t like school and makes a comment about
Oliver’s suit, remarking he has never owned one. Oliver decides to buy him
one and hands over money and tells him to order lunch on him too.
After Oliver leaves, Declan jokes to himself his ploy was all too easy.
– Rosie & Frazer’s bedroom: Rosie explains to Carmella she doesn’t
hate her and never could but Carmella explains she hates herself at
the moment. Rosie suggests she try and make amends by supporting Ringo to
get through everything. Frazer arrives with a bottle of wine to
celebrate with his ‘two favourite girls’ Ringo’s recovery.
Rosie asks him to sit down and he does so on the bed. Rosie tells him
she needs to tell him something and for him to stay calm.
Ramsay Street: Frazer strides to the fruit Ute carrying a pile of
Carmella’s clothes with Rosie behind him pointing out he can’t throw Carmella
out as she has no where else to go. Frazer tells her she can live
under a bridge for all he cares and storms back towards the house. Carmella
explains she’ll go to stay with their mother but Rosie is fear cannot
see her drive while so upset and tries to get Frazer to reason. But
Frazer is clear he doesn’t want Carmella around his brother and calls her
selfish & a liar and that she can go to hell. As he heads back into the
house, Rosie looks over to her sister and Carmella knows she has no
choice but to leave.
Regular Cast Credits
• Ringo’s hospital room is room 202
Summary by Paul