Paddy is a troubled man. The genial vet has managed to repair his relationship with Mandy, but his happiness has been short lived after learning of his mother's illness. He decides to visit his mother and build bridges, but is shocked to lean how serious her condition is. When Mrs Kirk asks Paddy if he has found himself a nice new girl, tension soon fills the air. Paddy says he is back with Mandy and they are planning to marry. But when Mrs Kirk warns him that he is making a mistake, Paddy replies that the mistake was coming to see her. Rachel confides to Kathy that she is having problems in her relationship with Graham - it is almost as if he cares too much for her. And she is in for a shock when Graham tells her that he has put his house up for sale to prove he loves her. Sean organises a party to celebrate the merger between Tate Haulage and his own company. While his wife's back is turned, Sean turns on the charm and introduces himself to Zoe. Little does he realise that her interest is elsewhere. But the occasion is overshadowed when Sean recognises Terry as the fake client who stole financial records form his office, and all hell breaks lose. Biff admits to Marlon that he has strong feelings for Kathy. Since the accident he has realised he loves her, but doesn't know what to do about it. Marlon tells him that with Pete on the scene, he will have to her before it is too late.
- No episode was broadcast on Wednesday 7th April due to an edition of Coronation Street airing at 7.00pm, which allowed coverage of Champions League football.