Episode Summaries >
bursts into number 30 complaining to Rick about the stripper
over at Annalise's (Marlene's, whatever). Mark is mad and
keeps going on about how the guy was half naked and all that.
Rick points out strippers normally are. Mark goes on about
how he's getting baptised today and how he wanted Annalise
to support him.
and Cheryl are in the car being all chummy when they haven't
spoken to each other for months. Cheryl says if she was younger
she would have tried it on with the stripper [shudder]. They
yell at the top of their lungs how they're going Christmas
shopping, and when Lou comes along, they're scared he may
have heard. They confirm with each other that the Greyhound's
name is Suede Tess.
comes round to Phil's to try and buy Suede Tess, and negotiate
money and stuff.
is cleaning up, and Ren emerges from the bedroom, saying she
feels guilty she slept in Annalise's bed leaving her the couch.
Annalise chats about Mark's spasm he had earlier, and Ren
smugly remarks that she doesn't blame his reaction. Ren basically
says it wouldn't surprise her if Annalise did sleep with him,
being a slut and all that. Annalise says that the Gottlieb's
never give anyone the benefit of the doubt.
Danni, Cody and Brett are chatting about the beach house.
Mal tells the others Sam said that he'll drive. Or "oraganise
transport". Libby just seems to appear from thin air
and bitches about how Mal doesn't have a windsurfer to take,
and Mal says he's going to buy one. Stonie comes round and
tells everyone his family have bought Number 32. No one really
said how great last night was to Mark, just to rub it in.
Rick laughs along at how much Mark is over reacting to Ren's
joking, and Rick and Ren reckon they shouldn't get married.
Mark goes over to see Annalise.
arrives at her house and apologises to her. He said he's "stressed"
because he wants everything to go well for the biggest day
of his life. Annalise naturally assumes he means the wedding,
when really he means the baptism.
and the gang go over everything for the beach house. Danni
whines to them, saying she's not getting tied down to any
rostas while she's there, and Stonie is annoyed that no one's
bothered about him moving in. Danni says his family stole
the money for the house, because it's expensive, and Stonie
protects them and simply says the "came into some money".
and Lou moan about how someone beat them to buying the greyhound
by five minutes. They argue over whose fault it was, and Cheryl
tells them it wasn't meant to be.
Greyhound is over at Helen's, and they go on about what a
close call it was and stuff. Helen is told she's a sadist
for some reason, and they say that they have to keep Lou and
Phil away from the house at all costs.
is Mark's god parent, and Mark wants Rick to run through his
lines. Father Michael says that only a simpleton could get
it wrong. Everyone looks at Rick. Mark says he doesn't want
any parties to celebrate it, and that he only wants Rick,
Ren, Annalise and himself there. As Mark reads out another
Bible quote, the camera zooms in on Rick's face to show his
infamous "confused" expression.
and Phil are sitting in silence trying to remember their lines.
They get up saying they're going to Phil's to watch The Game?,
and Hannah and Cody try to stop them, then Rick knocks on
the door, and they use it as an excuse for them not to go.
He tells them that he wants them to go to Mark's baptism.
and Rick are getting ready for the baptism, and Mark thanks
Rick for doing it. When they go outside, everyone is there
and Rick does the corny "See? You have lots of friends"
and Cheryl leave for the baptism, and as they open the door,
Suede Tess runs out and escapes. Everyone runs after her.
the baptism, everyone is running around trying to catch Suede
Tess. It runs around a bit, and rams Mark, and he falls into
the swimming pool.
explains to Lou, after everyone's settled down, that they
almost didn't get her, and that the other buyer had to settle
for Suede Ted, who was the dog Phil and Lou originally wanted.
Phil and Lou realise they can't say anything about it.
says something was bound to go wrong, being in a soap opera
and all, and Annalise tells him he's a hypocrit and that he
never sees the funny side of things anymore. She says he puts
everything before The Wedding (she managed to pronounce the
capitals), but Mark insists he loves her and is doing everything
packs for the beach house, and Rick asks if she's gonna sit
next to Stonie on the way. He says he trusts Cody, but not
is getting stressed with Stonie's immaturity, and I've written
something about a door handle on my notes and I have no idea
what that's referring to. Anyhoo, Libby moans that it's not
fair he can go, but Mal reminds her about the receptionist
thing. Danni and Brett say goodbye, and, at long last, are
introduces Holly to Suede Tess, and says even if she doesn't
make it as a racer, she'll be a nice pet.
waits for Rick to say goodbye, and Stonie comes round and
says that he's left for work. Cody is angry and leaves for
arrives to see off Cody, and gives her two tickets so they
can see her family up in Darwin. He says she now doesn't have
to go to the beach house. Cody says she won't let him manipulate
her, so Rick storms off.