The boiler is still broken at the Hollins’ house. Karen refuses to ask Rob to fix it and so Immie asks Jack – but Jack makes matters worse. Karen settles for a night under blankets but Immie isn’t having it. She goes to stay at her friend’s while Karen sits alone in the cold.
Elaine’s annoying sister Emma-Jane turns up asking to spend some time with Elaine. They go out for dinner and drunken Emma-Jane accuses Elaine of having an affair with her husband. Elaine strongly denies this and Emma-Jane reveals her husband is always asking why she can’t be more like Elaine; heaven knows why! Emma-Jane can’t understand why Elaine isn’t jealous of her life and falls over inebriated.
Also, Danny wants to run a marathon in memory of his brother Jay who died in a hit and run.