Nel van der Hoed-Smulders has three sons, they're all adults, but still live at their mom's place. Nel is remembering what took place when Thijsje turned eight. Meanwhile Simon has hired a new housekeeper and immediately takes advantage of the situation to show her his bedroom. Thijsje is angry and wants something for himself and not something that used to belong to his brothers. And Govert is working on a program to defend against a virus.