Two things happened this week so let’s get to it.
Hayley went into hospital to have a tumour removed. Sadly, it was inoperable and the surgeon was very blunt in Hayley’s prospects: with chemo, she may have a year. Without it, she’ll have six months.
Pancreatic cancer is often undiagnosed before it’s too late to do anything as it rarely shows symptoms. Hayley is going to die of this.
The news hits everyone very hard: Carla breaks down, Sally is empathetic, Fizz, who was their foster child, is devastated, and Roy bites off Emily Bishop’s head for discussing how her faith helped her through the loss of her Ernest.
Hayley begins to make her bucket list, which includes teaching Roy to drive.
Thinking he caused the fire, Craig ran away. But after Karl tracks him down, he comes back with a tale that he’s being bullied by two Slytherin boys but said Slytherin boys find Craig and decide to bully him for accusing them of bullying him. That’s when Karl lays into the boys and we get the first ever Karl cam:
Meanwhile Dev and Jason are investigating Karl’s involvement in the fire by asking questions like “Tommy, when we all did the Full Monty, when did Karl take his clothes off?”
Meanwhile, Max is feeling left out which the new baby in the house so David suggests he adopt him so they’ll all be a family together.
Audrey’s home repairs get more and more expensive so Maria, trying to be nice, suggests she bunk with her and Marcus. To her chagrin, Audrey takes them up on her offer.
Tim is so not ready for commitment that even accompanying Sally as her date to Stella’s wedding gives her cold feet.
The wedding is this week. Will Karl’s crimes be revealed before they reach the alter, at the alter, or after the alter?