December 24, 2004
The Watts family is shocked when Den announces that he has bought the Vic. He quickly realises that not all of the family shares his dreams of running the Vic as a family. Elsewhere, when half the cast of the Nativity play is struck by a sickness bug, Derek considers cancelling the performance. However, Pauline has other ideas and quickly ropes in the residents of Albert Square to help out. Rosie and Demi argue as Demi announces that she wants to be a real mum to Aleesha-Beyonce. Eventually Rosie agrees to take a back seat and let Demi do more with the baby. Over at the B&B, Yolande and Patrick receive news every foster parent dreads - Katie's mum is out of hospital and wants her daughter home for Christmas. When her mum comes to pick her up they say a tearful goodbye. After breaking the news to his family, Den goes to tell Aflie that he will be taking over the Vic. Alfie accepts that he will have to move out in the new year but is shocked when Den tells him he wants all of the Moons'