Jean is concerned about Alistair's relationship with both Judith and Sandy. When questioned about it by Lionel, Alistair explains that they are just mates, nothing else. Meanwhile Lionel receives mail from his ex-wife, Margaret, and he and Jean go down to the hotel to visit her. Margaret introduces them to her current companion, a much younger Gary. In separate conversations with Lionel and Jean, both Judith and Sandy tell them that they are each trying to push Alistair towards the other.