It's the day of the court case, and Carl is cornered when Rodney tells him to agree to the deal or face risking prison. Soon afterwards, Rodney leaves for court - telling Brenda that Carl has paid him the £10,000. However, despite the money, he dreads the worst. Matters are not helped when a stand-in solicitor arrives, telling Rodney that it's his first unsupervised case and this particular judge is known to make examples of people. Later, Carl arrives and is relieved when Rodney pleads guilty to the incident, but Rodney despairs as his solicitor flounders while being questioned by the judge. Despite this, Carl is furious when the judge lets Rodney off. Rodney is relieved, but a threatening Carl is determined to get his money back. Meanwhile, Moira is miserable and hungover as she tells Holly that she was right about John and Chas. Later, Adam visits his mum to assure her that there's nothing going on, but Moira insists it's only a matter of time. Elsewhere, Amy hears that a family has been found for Kyle, but she and Eric agree to keep it between themselves for the time being, Paddy tries to remain upbeat as Rhona proves more popular with the clients, while Ashley and Laurel are worried about Gabby as they go to see her teacher and wonder if she is miserable about her home life.


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