Monday 23rd September
Mel contemplates what to do about her discovery and desperate for revenge on the Mitchells, enlists Lisa’s help in getting Keanu’s phone and setting a trap for Sharon. When Sharon realises Mel knows the truth, she warns her off but is later horrified to discover Mel has her paternity test results. As Sharon pleads with Mel to keep her secret, Mel blackmails Sharon and tells her she has one day to convince Louise to move back in with Lisa.
It’s Keegan’s birthday but with recent events on her mind, Tiffany tries to get Keegan alone but to no avail. As the Taylors celebrate, Gray suggests a party back at his but tensions grow when Mitch learns Gray bought Keegan a laptop. With the party in full swing, Keegan and Louise clash after Louise makes a nasty comment about Tiffany forcing Louise to leave.
Meanwhile, Louise is less than impressed to see Ben is well and truly back in the Mitchell fold when Phil trusts him with overseeing a job Shirley is doing. Fed up of his attitude, Louise puts Ben in his place and later warns him to stay away from her. With Ted and Patrick both nervous about meeting Sheree’s mum, Wanda, Denise and Jack join them all at The Vic. Stuart asks Ian for help in preparing a meal for Rainie to celebrate their six week anniversary but when he refuses to help, he turns to Callum and uses the parlour. Despite suffering from withdrawal symptoms, Rainie is touched by Stuart’s efforts.
Tuesday 24th September
With the pressure from Mel rising, Sharon suggests going for lunch with Keanu and Louise to talk but is frustrated when Phil invites himself along. After picking up on Sharon’s odd behaviour, Keanu later confronts Sharon about what’s going on and she lies to him, telling him she can’t bear living with him anymore leaving Keanu stunned. Later on, a relieved Sharon helps Louise and Keanu move in with Mel but she is left shaken when Mel reveals it’s not over, she’ll be in touch.
Louise and Keanu are taken aback by Ben’s generous behaviour and later at The Arches, Keanu and Ben discuss parenthood. The two are interrupted however when a man, Jason, arrives to see through a job Phil has arranged. Wanting to impress, Ben tells Jason he’s able to get him a fancy car for a good deal… Meanwhile, Jean struggles with Ben being in the Square leaving Ben to contemplate his actions.
Gray reveals to Chantelle he’s going to see a therapist about his behaviour but when Chantelle accidentally cuts her hand, he insists they go to A&E where the nurse spots Chantelle’s bruises.
Ted and Wanda’s second date ends in disaster and Ted tells her to leave. When Ian crosses a line, Rainie loses control and storms over to Sonia’s, demanding drugs. With Rainie out of control, Sonia calls for Stuart who arrives just as Rainie attacks Sonia. Stuart takes Rainie home and tries to get through to her but she blames him for everything.
Thursday 26th September
Mel continues to blackmail Sharon leaving Lisa to question what exactly is going on but Mel refuses to reveal the truth. With her plan coming together, Mel makes another demand to Sharon. As the two come to a head, Sharon is left shaken by Mel’s behaviour and things later get worse when Mel changes her demands.
Stuart goes to drastic lengths to help Rainie who is struggling with withdrawal symptoms.
However when the situation disturbs customers in the funeral parlour, Callum rushes to find Stuart and insists he comes up with another idea. As Stuart explains his actions, Callum is stunned to learn that Stuart is a recovering addict, leaving Callum to go and compromise with Jay. Later on, Stuart returns to check-on Rainie and she crumbles in his arms.
Chantelle supports Gray ahead of his therapy appointment and later on, he promises to never hurt her again. Meanwhile, Gray unintentionally offends Iqra leaving her questioning her job at the restaurant and after being humiliated by Ian. Wanda gives Ted another chance and the pair have a heart-to-heart about Joyce. Ben enlists Jay’s help on a job but Jay gets more than he bargained for when he returns with a swollen lip.
Friday 27th September
Callum shares his concerns about Rainie to Stuart but his mind turns elsewhere when Whitney returns to collect the rest of her belongings. As the two have a heart-to-heart, Callum is taken aback when Whitney drops a bombshell.
Struggling to process the news, Callum gets drunk in The Vic but when Jay steps in to help, his plan backfires and Callum rushes over to the Mitchell’s where he confronts Ben and blames him for what happened.
Meanwhile, Rainie does her best to convince Stuart she’s recovered.
Whitney fills Tiffany in on her holiday.
Sharon is left fearing the worst.
Ben meets with a friend, Tubbs, and asks him for help on his new money-making scheme.