The first rehearsals for Christmas Carol play arrive and they leave Heston stressed. Al takes method acting too far, as he gets into the role of Scrooge and refuses to co-operate in group activities. Also, how will the cast react to Lena as stage manager? Finally, Zara makes Heston’s day even worse when she comes up with some changes to the play. Will Heston grin and bear the cast’s demands and antics or will he quit as director?

Karen and Rob’s foster child Adam arrives and he’s not quite what they expected. Have they bitten off more than they can chew with their new arrival?

Also, Jimmi helps the police with a suspicious death of a wealthy woman, but there’s more to the household than meets the eye.