Ashley believes he has the measure of Eric and has forced him to play Santa at the Xmas toy fair. Eric has already been calling round dealers confident Robert and Andy will unwittingly come up with the goods. But his plans look to be doomed when the vicar arrives with a toy expert. Chris tackles Kathy and convinces her, for Alice's sake to see a doctor. Later she tells Biff what she's agreed to and crumbles into his arms in a flood of tears. What if something is seriously wrong? Kathy tries to make it up with Rachel but is taken-aback when she tells her she cannot accept her apologies. Paddy has agreed with Mandy to collect his remaining things from their flat. The two are reminiscing when Butch appears menacingly and escorts frightened Paddy off the premises.