Penny tries to let Mike down gently but he's hurt and storms out of the restaurant. Mike's scared and confused when he can't remember the way home. Gail calls on Sally and sympathises over the Rosie/Craig problem but points out there's nothing she can do to stop it. Ed, Emily, Rita and Norris go for a drink. Rita and Emily are totally enamoured with him but Norris is sceptical. Mike struggles to remember people's names. He asks Rita where Bet is! When Liz tells Vernon she and Bev will be joining him on his cruise he's put out but quickly covers up when he finds out they can only come for two weeks. Bev invites Fred to join her on the cruise. Fred's delighted and accepts. Penny finds Mike in the pub and takes him home. Hayley tries to talk to Sally about Sophie but Sally gives her short shrift telling her to go and interfere with someone else's kids. Hayley's very hurt. Mike becomes angry telling Penny the reason she won't marry him is because she thinks he's losing the plot. She knows he's right but can't admit it. Jack's dyes his hair and borrows Sean's fake tan. He's bright orange and Vera accuses him of seeing another woman. Mike throws Penny out of his flat accusing her of making him think he's going mad just so she can get her hands on his money. Penny tries to defend herself but Mike refuses to listen and slams the door on her.
Writer: Jayne Hollinson