Chas tries to reason with Aaron and get him to drop the charges against John, but he's adamant John will pay for messing with him. At the Bartons, Hannah’s birthday celebrations are subdued as the family are so worried about John being in prison and decide to cancel the party. They’re all relieved when he arrives home, but when he reveals he's only been released on bail and is still being charged, Moira’s horrified that her husband could face jail and urges him to apologise to Aaron. John is torn. Meanwhile, Terry is getting annoyed at having to cater to Val’s every need but she's determined to show Eric and Diane that they can’t live without her. Diane and Eric are both clearly missing her and are worried when they contact Paul who hasn’t heard from her for months. As they wind each other up about who is more to blame for her leaving they finally succumb to calling her. Val receives the voicemail message from Eric and is delighted that her plan seems to be working and decides to move it to the next phase. Elsewhere, Bob dissuades Jamie from confessing his crush to Gennie  and is relieved when he overhears her telling Leyla she doesn’t think he's interested in her.


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