When Wendy’s phone keeps going to voicemail, Mercedes goes into panic mode and worries she’s taken off with Bobby.

Later, Wendy offers an explanation and requests compensation in exchange for taking care of Bobby, but what will she offer Mercedes in return…

A desperate Mercedes goes along with Goldie’s scheme to get Donna-Marie to help her pay Wendy, but will it work?

Reminded of the ticking clock, Mercedes resorts to extreme measures to get the money for Wendy but things take a turn for the worst when Wendy discovers what she’s up to…

What actions will Mercedes take? (Picture: Lime Pictures)

Feeling helpless, Mercedes turns to old habits just as Wendy drops Bobby off at the McQueen’s for the afternoon as a gesture of good will, but could this jeopardize everything for Mercedes…

A confused Bobby questions Wendy about what happens next whilst she continues to feed him with doubts about Mercedes’ capabilities, but will he continue to have faith in his mum…

Later, Wendy airs Mercedes’ dirty laundry in front of Bobby and the courts make a shocking decision about his welfare…

Will Mercedes lose Bobby for good? (Picture: Lime Pictures)

Just when she feels like all is lost, Mercedes leaves Wendy a voicemail asking her to take care of Bobby, but Wendy takes the opportunity to play it for Bobby, making him believe Mercedes has given up on him…

Later, Theresa gives Mercedes the fighting spirit she needs, and she changes her tone…

Hollyoaks continues at 7pm on E4, or catch the next episode from midnight on All4.