Bert doesn't want to hear Phil tell him how fit and healthy Freda looks, nor does he want to know that Jolene's been giving her make-up lessons. Bert tries to convince Phil that he wants to make good and hearty meals for himself. Phil offers to show him some recipes, and as they make a selection of cakes and pies Bert's determined that Freda will be unable to resist them.
Fallon's excited at the prospect of her band's tour.
Ed sees Nic with George and thinks she's being too rough with him again but it turns out that Will's with them so there's nothing he can do. Fallon tries to convince Ed not to say anything to Will but Ed's convinced something's wrong. When Ed gets Will on his own, he tells him what he saw today, and also last week. Will thinks Ed's unbelievable and this is just another attempt to mess up his life.
Back home, everything seems cosy with Nic and the children, and when he offers to help get them to bed Nic's says no worries - she just wants him to keep the sofa warm for her.
Episode written by Tim Stimpson.