The Butcher household tries to get back to normal and Bianca worries about the financial impact.
Sharon decides to visit Jake ahead of his plea hearing next week, to try and get him to plead guilty and spare Ian’s feelings. Jake is adamant that he is not guilty and refuses to change his plea. However after hearing his version of events, Phil begins to doubt whether Jake did in fact kill Lucy. Back in Walford a dubious Sharon confides in Phil that she overhead Cindy on the day of Lucy’s funeral reminding Ian that he gave the police a false alibi.
Unable to fill Jake’s empty room Aleks warns Tina and Tosh that they’ll have to make up the missing rent; a panicked Tina hatches a plan and persuades Dean to take it.