Marilyn is beside herself with worry as Tori’s tests show that John has a brain aneurysm. After finding Jasmine alone with Grace after Tori is called into work, Justin has a hunch that all is not as it seems, and he is right. Ari and Tane clash again over Mackenzie.
A troubled Jasmine begins to take stock, only to end up pushing Willow away. A confession from Tane comes as a shock to Mac. Meanwhile, Ari and his brother’s one-upmanship gets the better of them. While Tori fears for John’s prospects, his pride threatens his relationship with Marilyn.
Alf is convinced Roo is hiding something. Jasmine’s knee-jerk reaction has left Willow jobless and heartbroken. Can their friendship be fixed? Maggie is pleased to find Dean and Ziggy doing well before the lovelorn Jasmine throws a spanner in the works for date night.
The surf beckons for Dean, even if Ziggy’s not so sure. When he goes straight to Justin to free her up from work commitments, is it a step too far? Evan’s optimism in Ryder’s presence grates on Roo, who wants him to tell his son he is sick. Leah tries to help Maggie see the bright side of life apart from Ben.
Ryder is closed off following Evan’s news. A chat with Nikau offers a creative way forward, but will the dying Evan share Ryder’s enthusiasm? Still finding her feet, Maggie inadvertently pushes Ben and Gemma closer together. Seeing the two of them grow closer proves an unwelcome sight for Nikau, too.
After waking up in prison, Dee realises that Andrea has fooled everyone and escaped. Andrea later uses her twin’s identity again to try to win back Hugo. Bea has some wise words about reading Olivia’s sensational novel about Finn. Cousin Levi pranks the life out of Kyle, as he returns to Erinsborough.
Toadie’s fears grow as Hugo is reported missing. Meanwhile, Andrea hides out in an abandoned house with Hugo and Owen. When Heather finds a burner phone buried in the prison garden she realises Andrea has left her a means to stay in touch. Who is she going to help, Andrea or Toadie?
As Emmett’s week with Aaron and David comes to an end, Paul brings over a dish of mac ‘n’ cheese, which makes him miss them before he has left! Will he change his mind about leaving? With no other option, Andrea agrees to Heather’s plan. As Levi, Dee and Toadie wait in the car while Heather meets Andrea, it gets too much for Toadie. Has he just lost the chance to get his son back?
Hugo is safe, but Toadie struggles to forgive Dee for welcoming Heather and Andrea back into their lives. Shane and Dipi challenge him on his tough stance but Toadie remains firm. David and Aaron are thrilled Emmett is staying, but there is drama on his first trip to school when the driver doesn’t turn up, and Emmett is nowhere to be found.
Paul finds Emmett safe and well, but Aaron then lies on the incident report to the agency, claiming he was the one to pick up Emmett, infuriating David. Will David agree to hide the truth? As he prepares to leave, Grant makes one more shocking revelation to Mackenzie and hopes she’s ready to hear him out.