SERIES 8 EPISODE
3 ESKIMO ROLL
Dawn, Trent, Lulu and Shane move into Andrew’s house because the roof to their
house is broken.
Andrew asks Joanna to use her influence to get Martin to perform an operation
on one of his young patients. Joanna asks Dawn to write a letter to Martin
requesting the referral and says she'll sign it. Dawn says maybe it would be more
effective if Joanna were to call Martin herself but Joanna, realising Dawn is
matchmaking, says no.
Alice is up on her feet in hospital but is still rather shaky. She goes to the
find the bathroom and accidentally finds her self inside the broom cupboard. When
a porter comes towards her and tells her she’s not allowed in there, Alice
fences her arms in fear of being attacked again and falls to the fall crying.
Joanna visits Alice is hospital and brings up the subject of the porter. Alice
is adamant she doesn’t want to talk about it and tells Joanna she is no good in
hospital and needs to be in her own home. When Joanna tries to push the subject
Alice asks her to leave.
Dawn gives Joanna the referral letter to sign but Joanna says she’s had second
thoughts and will call Martin herself. Joanna asks Martin for a strictly
professional drink to discuss Andrew’s patient. Martin tells her he will do the
surgery and says she knows how he feels about surgery – he considers it a
privilege. Joanna admits the real reason she asked to meet him was to discuss
their relationship. She tells him she’s been thinking about them a lot and
remembering how hard she finds the domestic side of the relationship but how
much she loves spending time with him. Joanna asks if Martin would be willing to
go back to the old dating game and start by taking things really slowly. Martin
says that’s fine but tells her he is aiming for something much more with her.
MARTIN: I'll find a telly with two remote controls
JOANNA: I don't think such a thing exists
MARTIN: Then I'll keep searching till I find one
Trent uses Andrew’s home computer and somehow manages to wipe off all Andrew’s
work. Dawn goes mad at Trent and tells him he shouldn’t touch Andrew’s
belongings. However Andrew is keen to know what Trent knows about computers and
admits that he’s barely got past the desktop since he brought it. Trent
laughs at Andrew’s lack of computer skills leading Andrew to decide his
punishment. Trent is told he must build a website for The Beeches and teach all
the staff how to use it.
Joanna goes back to visit Alice and Alice notices that there is something wrong
with her. Joanna tells her that she was outside her house on the phone whilst
she was being hurt by the intruder. Alice tells her that she hopes she isn’t
blaming herself as it wasn't her fault. Joanna says she finds it hard to believe that Alice
is fully over what happened if she, herself is still affected. Alice breaks down
in Joanna’s arms as she recalls how the intruder destroyed her personal
Trent launches The Beeches website, much to the amusement of Joanna and Sam who
don’t like their photos on the front-page! Andrew tells Trent he is not his Dad
and isn’t about to start playing the part of Dad, but says he is not out to hurt
anyone and just wants to care for Dawn. Andrew and Trent agree to stop giving
each other such a hard time.