Matters come to a head at Denzil's commemorative ceremony when Lula lashes out at Imogen and Sian. Far from being apologetic, Lula makes some unsettling comments about death. Later, she also has a run-in with Tariq, hurtfully suggesting that his disability is a punishment from God.
Soon afterwards, Tom speaks to Lula's uncle Lionel. But when Lula hears this, she tells Tom that her uncle plans to perform an exorcism on her, as he believes she is possessed. Terrified, she begs Tom to help her…
Meanwhile, Connor bugs his mother to lay off the alcohol, but is met with Christine's usual hostility. Playing up in class, Connor attempts to shame Christine - but it backfires and he's humiliated in front of his classmates. Concerned, Imogen tells Connor that he can't look after his mother forever - advice which spurs Connor to take drastic action.
Elsewhere, Grantly is furious when his car is vandalised by Havelock kids, but Michael wants to keep the peace and not involve the police. However, while Michael attempts to build bridges with rival headteacher Gerard Findlay, Grantly can't help but rock the boat.
Also today, Josh tries to convince Tariq that life is worth living but Tariq isn't interested, while Sian receives an unexpected visitor at the gates of Waterloo Road.