Once Alfie has gone, Kat is surprised to find a gift from the mystery guy in her bedroom. It's a candle with a note which says: "Light it. Put it in the window. And I'll come knocking." A defiant Kat throws the candle out of the window, but she is later left in another panic when Jean explains that she has lit a candle to help Tommy sleep. Not wanting her ex to get the wrong impression, Kat extinguishes the candle - but as she turns the lights off at the pub, there's a knock on the door…
Meanwhile, Tanya tells Sharon that she has a cancer scan next week. Wanting to cheer up her friend, Sharon takes Tanya out for a drink at The Vic. As the pair chat further, Tanya agrees when Sharon asks her to give Lola a trial at the salon. Shortly afterwards, Tanya asks Sharon to be maid of honour at the wedding.
Elsewhere, Carol and Bianca are struggling to share the role of parenting now that things are getting back to normal. When Bianca burns the dinner and the kids immediately call Carol home to help, Bianca is left upset as they seem to see Carol as more of a mum than her. Discussing the situation, Carol tells Bianca that it's not a competition and they need to work together.
Some storyline details have been held back for this episode.