Later, when Summer starts suspecting that Carmel is interested in Karl and he is innocently fuelling her crush, Summer feels obligated to tell him. Karl dismisses her suspicions, until he tests Summer's theory by asking Carmel out for lunch. When Carmel accepts the lunch date, Karl is left worried - could Summer be right?
Meanwhile, still doubting her explanation about Paul, Rani is cold and withdrawn with her mother. Ajay notices Rani's mood and raises it with Priya, but she puts it down to teenage moodiness. Later at the Christmas appeal, Ajay can't resist quizzing his daughter and encourages her to open up. Rani comes perilously close to telling her father what she saw between Priya and Paul, but in the end her nerve fails.
Thinking he knows what's worrying her, Ajay assures Rani that despite some recent communication problems, her parents' marriage is solid and they're going to enjoy a wonderful family Christmas. However, when Priya seems to overcompensate yet again, Rani's suspicions remain. Can she really trust her mother?
Elsewhere, focusing on the impending birth of their baby, Toadie refuses Connor's offer of a bucks party. However, Connor finds an unlikely ally in Sonya, who thinks Toadie should enjoy some fun now before the baby arrives and consumes their every moment. Together they convince Toadie to have a party, on the strict condition that there are no pranks. Connor swears Toadie has nothing to worry about, but then makes a mysterious phone call. What is he setting Toadie up for?