Episode Summaries >
chases after Rick, saying that she can't pull out of the beach
house thing. In the end, she agrees to go with Rick and thanks
him. Stonie comes in, and tells Cody to get a move on. She
smugly says she's going to Darwin instead and tells him to
recognise. He leaves.
looks out the window thanking God her ugly son has gone, and
Lou says it'll be nice for Lolly to get to know her parents,
seeing there's always other people floating around holding
her and looking at her and stuff.
and Rick tell Mark about the Darwin tickets. Mark says he
wants a word with Rick, and asks what the hell he's gonna
do with Lassiter's while he's away swanning around in Darwin.
is on the phone at 26 making sure their phonebill is astronomical
and tells Helen about the trip and how great Rick is. Helen
tells her she made the right decision. Cody goes to re-pack
while Helen phones for a cab. Phil enters with Suede Tess,
and Helen remarks how cute she is. Phil says that she shouldn't
be cute, but have a killer instinct.
goes for a "spew stop" to relieve himself on the
way, everyone's arguing with each other, and Brett does the
stupid "It's Christmas, we should love each other"
speech. Stonie says he drunk a litre of milk for breakfast,
so there's gonna be plenty more stops. Squirrel is feeling
and Cheryl, fresh from the bedroom, are on the couch kissing
when there's a knock on the door. Lou relunctantly opens it
and Phil marches in with Suede Tess to discuss training strategies.
He says he's sorry he interrupted, but still remains. Cheryl
goes to work instead.
moans to Ren about Rick, and how he's made all these changes.
Rick has fired all the staff and replaced them with cheap
teenagers. Ren says he's crazy, and before Mark can do anything,
gang arrive at the beach (dirt track, whatever), and Mal and
Stonie get out to move a branch blocking the way. The others
get out to stretch their legs. Danni asks if they're on the
right road, because they've been driving for years, Sam says
they are. Brett acts stupid again by going on about how beautiful
everything is (it's just a shabby dirt track for christ's
sake). Squirrel is still feeling ill.
moans to Helen about what Rick has done. Helen says she'll
talk to everyone about it, and sort things out. Mark wonders
if Rick will get away with it.
gang finally arrive at the beach house, Danni says it's "unreal",
and when everyone pairs off to the rooms, Brett moans about
being with Stonie. Squirrel is still feeling sick,
and everyone observes that a storm is aproaching.
and Lou chat about stuff and go out, Lou says they'll leave
Suede Tess alseep on the couch, saying she won't do any harm.
and Helen are at Chez Chez, and Helen tells them that all
the workers have agreed to come back, and that she felt sorry
for the kids who lost their jobs. Cheryl throws in her two
cents, and then Ren arrives and chats to Mark and Helen about
the wedding. Apparently, Annalise has deliberately hired out
awful bridesmaid dresses so she can look better. Ren says
Annalise wants the others to look "dowdy", whatever
that means. Helen says she doesn't have to worry, and that
a shop in Eden Hills hires good bridesmaid dresses.
and Cheryl arrive back at 22 to see the house in a state,
thanks to Suede Tess. Cheryl takes her outside and Ren begins
cleaning up. She picks up a bill from the bin and hands it
to Cheryl. Lou has spent $2000.00 on something.
at the beach house, it is pouring, and Sam reckons it might
last for a few days. Louise keeps yelling at everyone (incidentally,
why is she there when no one likes her?), and Sam says he's
gonna tell the parents they've arrived safely and heads off
in the storm.
and Ren chat about what Lou could have spent the money on,
and Cheryl realises it must be on her Birthday. She thinks
he's gonna get her some huge piece of jewellery. Lou arrives
back and when questioned about it, he says that he is planning
a big present for her Birthday.
tells Ren how to tell Annalise about the dresses. Mark says
they should tell the truth, but Helen says they have to tell
her the changes are for Annalise's benefit. Helen then tells
Mark people don't change after they marry, and that she hopes
he's sure what he's marrying.
and Phil are at 26. Lou is worried because he totally forgot
about Cheryl's Birthday, and that he hasn't got anything to
give her. Phil says she was faking it so he will live up to
her expectations and get her something big. Helen comes back
and Lou asks for her advice, Helen says she's given out too
much today, and Phil sarcastically remarks if she's been "spreading
her wisdom". Helen says Mark and Annalise have a lot
to learn before they get married.
the beach house, Sam has been missing for a while and everyone
is panicking wondering where he is. They reckon they should
go look for him, but they have mixed opinions about whether
they should all go or leave some people behind. Danni does
the cliched "this is the '90s" thing, when the boys
suggest they go look for him and leave the girls there.
comes in as wet as a drowned rat, and tells everyone he had
to walk back because the van got bogged. When he tells everyone
they're stranded, it shows each person desperately trying
to show a worried face before the credits roll.