Max discovers flowers aren’t enough to atone for leaving Kirsty on Valentine’s night. Jack’s angry with Sharon and wants her to talk to Kirsty. Sharon does and the women agree to nod and smile at each other. Sharon prepares a romantic meal for Jack. Ignoring her calls, Jack spends a bit of ‘bloke time’ with Alfie and Max discussing all their women troubles. By the time Jack gets home, Sharon’s not there; Phil’s back, and she and Dennis are with him and Lexi.
After a sleepless night, Bianca seeks out Kat. Bianca’s scared to go back to the stall. Bianca visits Liam’s school after discovering he’s not turned up again. The teacher suggests Liam might be being bullied but makes it clear Liam’s attendance is Bianca’s responsibility. Liam assures Bianca he’s not being bullied, he’ll stop lying and go to school; but when he’s alone he pulls out a pair of new, expensive trainers from his bag.
Alfie picks Kat up from the police station and they go to a café. Kat’s anxious; Alfie comforts her but leaves her as soon as they return to the Square. An angry Roxy knows Alfie’s lying when he claims to have been out walking all night. Roxy learns the truth when Kat apologises to her. Roxy confronts Alfie, and is relieved when he insists things have to change; he’s going to divorce Kat.
Borrowing Tyler’s keys, Alice sets out a homemade meal on the table for Michael. He summons her, seemingly furious, then thanks her and tells her he expects her early the following morning.
Whitney thrilled to discover she’s got the play scheme job.
Patrick’s operation went well. He and Dot reminisce about past escapades. Patrick’s decided Kim and Denise don’t want to look after him; Dot advises him to talk to them.