Jas goes for lunch with her mum, and they discuss her relationship with Aran. Her mum is surprised to hear that the wedding’s not back on, and reveals a few home truths about her own relationship with Jas’s dad which gives her daughter food for thought. In her view, a successful marriage isn’t so much about choosing the right one as making sure it works with whoever you’ve got. She’s certain that as soon as children come along, Jas will stop all this soul-searching and concentrate on what’s important in life.
DCI Driver tells Rob that they will be working undercover on the baby trafficking case – as husband and wife. Driver tells Rob to pull over at a services cafe and they try to pass themselves off as a married couple. Rob can’t stop himself calling Driver ‘boss’ and she can’t stop bossing him about. She suggests he talk to her like he does Karen and, not that he thinks it’s a good idea, he does. She doesn’t like it!
They brainstorm about how they need to come across to be convincing: it’s not public displays of affection, it’s a familiarity of body language and eye contact that matters. Eventually they find the connection that seemed so illusive all day, but it’s strange for them to know how to part – as boss and subservient or as friends. As Rob goes for a handshake, Driver aims for an awkward kiss on the cheek.
Also, radio DJ Davey gets the doctors involved in his on-air antics when he goes for a check-up during a 72 hour broadcast marathon.