Zak decides to help Butch with his complicated love life, and ignoring his pleas not to interfere, confronts John. But for once the tempestuous Dingle uses a diplomatic approach rather than his fists. And his words of wisdom seem to strike a chord. But Emily's hopes of a reconciliation are shattered when her father tells her that it's his responsibility to protect her from a troublemaker like Butch. Seth is intrigued when he hitches a lift with Stella and discovers that she is going to visit her business advisor. Bernice is worried about having to move once The Woolpack has been sold. But little does she know of Gavin's plans. And Betty offers Kelly some words of advice regarding her relationship with Roy.