Tensions are running high at The Vic and Linda worries when Johnny doesn’t return home. Stan takes Linda to her childhood home in an attempt to get her to see how her behaviour is driving a wedge between her and her children. As they reminisce we learn more about Linda and her traumatic past.
Back in Walford, in order to escape his family dramas Mick heads back to the swimming pool and finally fights his demons and faces the water with the help of Ian. However it seems the experience is helping Ian as much as Mick.
At the Mitchells’ Phil is shocked to wake and find an intruder stood in the bedroom.
Meanwhile Tina and Tosh head to a Gay Pride celebration and Tosh is annoyed when Tina is dressed in fancy dress as a fireman.