Edited to add:
Sorry – meant to draft this first.
This week we said goodbye to Shobna Gulati’s portrayal of Sunita Alahan (nee Parekh). One of the bright spots in even the grimmest of storylines, the character of Sunita took a turn when she had an out of character affair with Karl Munro.
When news spread that she was coming out of her coma, Dev rushed to her side but Karl also paid her a visit so the last thing she saw was his face as he pulled her breathing tube out, killing her. The hospital thought she may have pulled it out herself. Dev is left to tell Aadi and Asha that their mother was dead. It was all very heartbreaking. And to make matters worse, the police is considering closing the investigation, meaning that Karl is very close to getting away with it.
Oh, and Stella broke up with Jason and is back with Karl so everything’s coming up Munroe.
Tyrone paid a final visit to Kirsty in jail. She seemed sincere in wanting to break the cycle of violence, noting that it was Ruby who finally opened her eyes. There leaves the question of whether or not Fizz and Ty are going to move in together but Fizz noted that she didn’t like leaving Chesney alone right now.
The One O’Clock Club sounds way more interesting than Probus. Stan has been self-medicating his arthritis with special “herbal” brownies. When Sylvia tries them, her own aches and pains go away and she becomes very interested in soap bubbles. She’s aghast when she learns the real secret ingredient but eventually concedes that they work in a way that aspirin doesn’t. Then Dennis tries them for his back but when Rita figures out what’s going on, she becomes quite moralistic for a former cabaret singer and marches them to Dr. Carter who lectures them on the negative side effects of pot, which, in your 70’s can’t be that big a concern. Besides, eating it in brownie form must be more pleasant than shooting up hashish (you shoot it up, right? I, of course, have no idea).
Wearing that kimono Martha gave him, Ken forgets his wedding anniversary to Deirdre but manages to finangle a last minute anniversary party. She’s not fooled though.
Gary & Izzy are having a boy in Tina’s womb. Tina is having conflicting feelings but is too rattled by a break in at her flat to dwell on them. But Gary helps her through it so … yay Gary?