It was another week of hell for poor Tyrone. First, Kirty’s mum shows up seeking refuge from her abusive husband. They offer to put her up in hopes she can help with the childcare, in addition to meeting her grandchild for the first time. But when Kirsty’s dad shows up and absconds with Baby Ruby, Kirsty’s mum decides to go back with her husband.
Then another argument leads to Tyrone getting struck with Ruby’s silver baby rattle. He admits to Fizz that Kirsty beats him. Eventually he declares he wants her out so Kirsty takes drastic measures and registers the baby with “father unknown,” leaving Tyrone with no rights to his child and flashing back to the news that baby Jack was not his.
Then Ty decides that the only way for him to keep Ruby is to be a stay at home dad, even though his salary is higher than Kirsty’s. Kevin is angry and Fizz knows that once again, Kirsty is alienating him from his friends and trapping him in a toxic relationship.
Lloyd got to know his newfound daughter Jenna this week when he tried to impress her with a meal at the Bistro and his bad suit which everyone thought he was wearing to court. He was relieved to learn that she was a pie and chips kind of gal so they retired to the Rovers. Jenna had a few and wrote “BEST PUB EVER!!!” on Gloria’s comment cards for the pub contest. The next day it was a cheese and pickle sandwich lunch at his place when Mandy barged in, claiming Jenna had walked out after an argument. When Jenna emerged from the bedroom, there were harsh words but I think these three are going to work it out.
And Lloyd’s old photo with the side burns was a hoot. Who knew Lloyd was a teddy boy back in the day?
It was hair curlers at dawn when Michelle and Tracy had a go over Ryan. The highlight was Dennis declaring “Times like this remind me of my mother.”
After getting Ken elected to the Bessie Street school board of governors and learning that his ex-flame Wendy Papadopolous (née Crozier) was also on the board, Brian did some odd manipulation to get the two in the same room when Ken offered to resign. Not sure what Brian’s stake is in this. He seems a little too into Ken and Wendy’s 20 year old affair. But between that and Julie’s inappropriate for work description of her dreams, I think these two have an interior life that one would not wish to examine too closely.
Mary won a trip for two to a transatlantic destination of her choice. While Norris angles for the spare ticket, Mary offers it to Roy and Hayley so they can visit his mum in Palm Springs. Oh, Norris. You had your chance.
Maria found a lump in her breast. Ever the empathetic friend, Marcus accompanied her to the doctor where she learned that the results were inconclusive.