Sarah is pleased when Todd asks if he can adopt Bethany,like Martin did with her. Maya calls her mother and tells her that she's engaged to Dev. Shelley tried to reassure her mother that Deirdre and Charlie aren't having an affair, but she doesn't want to listen. Todd is applying for a new job and asks Martin if he could give him a reference. Maria is shocked at the job offer that Claire had. Todd is upset when, returning from a chat with a social worker, he is told he can't adopt Bethany until he is 21. Tommy suspects that there's something going on between Katy and Karl. A drunken Bev goes round and tells Ken that Deirdre is, at that very moment, having it off with Charlie.