Ken tells Kevin that Sally tried to bribe him into doing a good review in the paper for Rosie in the play. Kevin in angry that Sally is trying to persuade people that Rosie is a star. Sophie is enraged when her mum calls her jealous of Rosie's 'talent'. Kevin accuses Sally of trying to project her dreams into Rosie. Mike gives Nick a pay rise when he finds out that Nick applied for a job at Penny's. Mike also mentions to Nick that if he puts a foot out of line, he'll sack him on the spot. Maria is annoyed when Nick buys a sports car with the money that they were saving for a flat. Fred takes Penny out for a meal while Ashley and Claire have a cosy night in. Ashley, sweet as he is, spells out 'I love you' in magnetic letters on the fridge. With their feelings out in the open, Claire and Ashley kiss.