At the same time, Lauren annoys Tanya by flaunting the fact that Ryan has been in her room. Rainie also causes a stir by drunkenly painting 'Welcome home Janine' on the living room wall, while Max texts Abi to explain that he's fine but needs some space. Tanya also has her health to worry about and when she visits Yusef at the surgery, he explains that the hospital will want to perform a colposopy and a biopsy as soon as possible. Amid growing tension at home, Tanya books the hospital appointment in secret.
Meanwhile, Ian is busy juggling his three girlfriends Cheryl, Fiona and Rebecca - although it's proving difficult to keep track of them all. Ian also receives a visit from Darren, who is determined to fund his wedding and find a place for him and Jodie to live. Darren asks Ian whether he can rent his flat, and the Walford businessman agrees - all in the aim of impressing Rebecca with his kind gesture. Later, Ian and Rebecca clear the room out for Darren, and Ian agrees to give him more time when he doesn't have all of the rent money yet. Rebecca continues to be impressed by Ian's 'kind nature'.
Elsewhere, Lee approaches Whitney again and suggests that they may have got off on the wrong foot. Finally giving in, Whitney gives him her phone number.