Channel Ten: 07/08/09 Five: 09/10/09
• Kate realising that Callum has a crush on her
• Dan and Lucas realising that Johnno vandalised the Parkers car
• Lucas suggesting to Elle that they go on holiday
• Dan trying to convince Lucas to tell Elle the truth
• Lucas explaining to Elle that Johnno was trying to get to him
No 22 - Living Room: Elle is on the phone cancelling their holiday. When she gets off the phone she demands to know how much Lucas has wasted on gambling and what he was wasting it on. Lucas tells her that it was a few thousand and mainly on cards. Elle demands to know where the security footage. Once she finds out that Dan has it, she demands that Lucas call his brother and bring it over. Elle phones Toadie.
No 22 - Living Room: Dan is sitting looking at the evidence, Elle is pacing up and down when Toadie and Steph arrive. Dan admits tht they think they know who vandalised the Parkers car and shows Steph the still that he has, Steph immediately recognises Johnno. Elle is surprised that Steph knows Johnno but gets no explanation as to how Steph knows Johnno when she asks. Elle leaves the room. Toadie hugs Steph and tells her this may get her off the hook. Dan tells them there's footage so they start to watch the video.
Harold's Store: Donna is selling charity pins in the store when Callum and Sophie burst in, nearly knocking her over. Kate is at the fridge and Sophie is anxious to show off an award won at school that day. Callum tries to tell Kate that he also won an award but Sophie puts paid to that idea! Kate offers to make them a milkshake so Callum and Sophie take a seat. Kate wanders over to Harry and admits that maybe Callum does have a "teeny tiny" little crush, Harry tells her it's more of a massive crush. Kate goes over to talk to Callum but loses her bottle and instead calls Toadie. Karl arrives at the store and buys a charity pin from Donna, and he and Donna start talking about genetics.
No 22 - Living Room: Toadie tells Steph, Dan and Lucas that the video footage is great and that it may get Steph off the hook. Steph finds out that Dan got the footage yesterday and is livid that she wasn't told sooner because Lucas needed time to process the news. She notices the suitcases and is even angrier that Lucas was going to "bail" on her. Steph and Toadie leave both disgusted with Lucas.
No 22 - Bedroom: Elle is lying on the bed, there is a knock at the door, it's Lucas. He tries to explain to Elle what was going on. He tells her that she wasn't told because he didn't want to lose her. Lucas swears he's stopped gambling, but Elle is still annoyed that he chose to tell Steph about his gambling instead of her. Lucas tells Elle that she's the only good thing he has left. Elle tells him to pack his things.
No 32 - Kitchen: Toadie is on the phone to the police telling them that the Parkers accident wasn't an accident, Steph is looking at the photo of Johnno. Steph wonders if they should let the Parkers and Declan know what's happening, Toadie advises to let the police look at the evidence first. Steph admits she is upset Lucas didn't come clean sooner. Toadie tells her that Declan will have to drop his lawsuit and Tim Collins will have to "crawl back under the rock" that he came from. They hug and Steph thanks Toadie for everything. Toadie's phone rings, it's Kate.
No 22 - Living Room: Lucas tries to apologise to Elle, she admits that she is also sorry before heading upstairs leaving Lucas standing holding his things. He goes to leave the house.
No 22 - Bedroom: Elle is sitting on her bed feeling down and stroking Cat so Donna tries to cheer her up with chocolate but this has no effect. There is a knock at the door, Elle tells Donna that she's not at home. Donna goes to answer the door, it's Karl who's brought some books over about genetics. Donna tells Karl that she's trying to find her real dad. Donna admits that she's scared she'll be disappointed.
Harold's Store: Sophie, Kate and Harry are trying to discuss what to have for dinner, with Callum sticking up for Kate. Toadie walks in and tells Callum he wants a chat. He tries to find out what Callum thinks about Kate and Callum suspects that Toadie fancies Kate. Toadie denies this and tells Callum, in a round-a-bout way that he thinks that it's Callum who has the crush on Kate. Callum hisses at Toadie to shut up and realises that Kate is watching them. Toadie tells Callum that he should hang around Sophie more. Callum storms out of the store with Toadie in hot pursuit, Callum tells Toadie that he sees Kate as a mother figure.
No 30 - Living Room: Lucas and Dan are in the living room when Callum and Toadie arrive back, Dan admits that Lucas is crashing there for a couple of days. Lucas leaves.
No 22 - Living Room: Elle answers her door to Dan who is trying to fight Lucas' corner. Elle tells him that she cannot forgive Lucas for everything that's happened. Dan tells Elle that Lucas is in self-destruct mode and that he doesn't want to lose his brother. Dan leaves, telling Elle that Lucas is staying at number 32.
Harold's Store: Toadie and Callum enter the store, Kate apologises for the misunderstanding. Kate invites Callum over for dinner, an invitation gratefully accepted. Sophie and Callum start putting together the stores cutlery and napkins, Harry jokingly tells them to do it properly or they'll be sent to bed with no Tacos. Harry heads into the kitchen, Sophie asks Callum if he misses his mum, Callum admits he doesn't remember her.
No 22 - Kitchen: Kate and Donna are in the kitchen discussing the days events. Donna asks Kate if not knowing her dad bothered her but before she gets the chance to answer, Kate's phone beeps and she has to go. Once she's left Donna walks over to her laptop and her online blog. She starts to talk into it.
Ramsay Street: Steph is standing outside her house on the phone to Libby when Lucas roars up on his motorbike. Steph starts to speak to Lucas and confronts him about leaving. Steph can't understand why he would just leave her. Lucas admits that he is still leaving. Steph tells him that she will stick by him as a friend, something that makes Lucas cry. She comforts him just as Elle walks down the driveway of number 22 and sees them. Furious, Elle heads back inside her house.
No 22 - Bedroom: Elle is in her bedroom tapping away on her computer. She picks up her mobile and speaks to someone about a "new development in the Parker case." She hangs up on whoever she was speaking to saying if they don't want the scoop then she'll take it to a paper that does. She hangs up the phone, the image the computer is displaying is that of a front page scoop for the West Waratah Star with the heading "Gambler Mechanic Causes Teen Tragedy".
Regular Cast Credits
Featured Regular Characters: Stephanie Scully, Daniel Fitzgerald, Lucas Fitzgerald, Toadfish Rebecchi, Callum Jones, Elle Robinson, Donna Freedman, Kate Ramsay, Harry Ramsay, Sophie Ramsay, Karl Kennedy
Summary by Louise