Lynda asks if Pat has found a solution for the Swap Club. Pat, however, has been busy defending herself from Nathan Booth who believes Pat began rumours identifying him as the IOU forger. Lynda and Pat decide to design and print their own forge-proof currency with a tightly controlled release to avoid hyperinflation.
Tom's putting up fencing in preparation for the weaners at Bridge Farm. Tony asks how he's coping with the extra work and Tom assures him everything's fine. Tom jokes that they should make a mess of the land; hoping for a lower valuation when the land agent calls on Friday. Helen shares Tom's excitement, but is aware of the pressure to succeed because of the financial risks. Tom wants to succeed just to prove himself to Brian. Helen insists it's only their parents who they must prove themselves to now.
David has seen posters opposing the biodigester and is frustrated that people haven't waited for the public meeting. Pat assures David that she won't put up a poster until she's heard what David has to say, but warns him that if only half the rumours are true he'll be seeing a lot more posters.
Episode written by Simon Frith.