Dot goes home realising that the time has come to have a serious talk with Jim. However, her plans to gently tell him about her illness go awry when Jim rants about inconsequential things without letting her get a word in. Jim is shocked when Dot shouts him down and tells him the truth. Meanwhile, Den also takes control of his life and calls Chrissie. He asks her to come over and talk to him but she is tired of broken promises and making fresh starts and doesn't know whether she wants to see him.