It’s Lachlan’s birthday but he’s troubled after yesterday’s embarrassment. When Lawrence is nasty to him, he tells Chrissie he has plans for the day and leaves without even opening his present. Holly displays her photos but Chrissie’s shocked to see Andy kissing Bernice in the background of one of them. Back at Home Farm, Lawrence is shocked to find Lachlan waiting with a loaded shotgun and a manic glint in his eye. He ordersLawrence to text an apology to Chrissie. Lawrence obeys but makes a grab for the gun. Outside, Chrissie hears the shot and comes running, aghast to find Lawrence collapsed on the floor...
Bernice tells Andy she’s going on the yoga retreat and wishes him every happiness with Chrissie. Andy waits for Chrissie at their picnic spot but when he sees the ambulance heading for Home Farm, he realises something is wrong and gets in his car to follow it. At Home Farm, he tries to comfort Chrissie, but she pulls away and gets into the ambulance with her Dad. Later whenAndy is turned away by Lachlan at the hospital he wonders what he’s done wrong.
Rhona offers to have April so Marlon can spend time with Carly, though he insists he doesn’t fancy her. Carly and Harriet bully Marlon into attending Harriet’s self-defence class but the awkwardness between them at being in such close proximity is palpable. Marlon invites Harriet for a date to throw the gossips off. After his date, Marlon’s feels awful to learn that today would have been Carly’s sons birthday? He comforts Carly but as she meets his gaze, she leans in fora kiss...
Rishi senses Rakesh is stressed. Priya agrees to move on from the Mill. Rakesh is tempted to tell her everything but will he?