Alan has regained consciousness following his heart scare and Celia promises to never fall out with him again. They decide thst they should get married straight away. Caroline and John's relationship becomes fractious after Caroline returns home to disacover him and and Judith drunk and in her bed.
Alan and Celia's first day as a married couple is full of tension. A new arrival manages to surprise everybody. Caroline finds a way to buy John out of the house.
Gillian is upset after Celia inadvertently lets slip a huge personal secret she has kept since she was fifteen. Alan and Gillian's already relationship hits the rocks as he distances himself from her even motre. Kate is made to feel awkward around Lawrence, who finds his mother's new relationship hard to accept.
Some sad news manages to inspire Alan and Celia to have another wedding ceremony awith all of their family and friends in attendance. Caroline takes Kate away on a romantic weekend, but a disagreement threatens to ruin the relationship. As Gillian and Robbie begin to back on friendlier terms, a revelation from Judith ends up changing everything.
Celia introduces Alan to her sister, Muriel. Caroline is shocked to find out that Kate is pregnant. Gillian gets drunk and shares a dark secret with Caroline.
Gillian wakes up having spent the on the sofa. As she remembers her confession to Caroline the night before she is terrified. Caroline ends up being filled with empathy though. Preparations are underway for Alan and Celia’s big day.