Steve hits rock bottom after Miranda refuses to give their marriage another chance and the Neighbours worry that he is not coping! Steve is embarrassed to be the talk of the town and refuses offers of help from everyone. Steve struggles to deal with what has become of his life and it is only a matter of time before he finally snaps. When Dan tries to give him counsel he loses his rag and hammers it home that he doesn’t need his or anyone else’s help!
Ty starts his new job as a labourer but struggles with the back-breaking work. Despite Bridget and Miranda’s concern, he refuses to follow up any music related opportunities, and is determined to make a go of his new career.
Cass inadvertently makes Tegan a scandal magnet by doctoring her school uniform to assist Tegan’s failed attempt to attract Ringo’s attention. Simon takes Cass to task for wanting to be Tegan’s pal rather than a proper mother.