Later, it's time for Lola to receive another visit from Lexi, but she still seems to have given up when she tells her baby about all of the great things that her new parents will have planned for her. Soon afterwards, Phil has a meeting with Trish about the residency order case. Just as Trish asks about Phil's living arrangements, Sharon walks in, having seen how much Lola was struggling earlier in the day. She introduces herself as Phil's fiancée…
Meanwhile, Max finds Joey sleeping in the car lot office and agrees to let him move into the Branning house. Derek isn't particularly pleased with this development, especially when Joey continues to reject his attempts to make amends. Carol sees how hurt Derek is and begs Joey to give him a chance, but Joey shocks her by revealing Derek's dark history of domestic violence. It soon becomes clear to Carol that Derek hasn't changed when he declares if Joey doesn't want anything to do with him, he should get out of his life or risk ending up like David Wicks.
Elsewhere, Christian lies to Syed that he was the victim of a homophobic attack, but refuses to go to the police.