Ricardo phones up saying he is too sick to come to work. Paul is furious when he sees Ricardo's picture in a newspaper coming out of a nightclub in the early hours of the morning. Mother’s Day is celebrated in the Salon and the staff are shocked when their own mothers turn up. Jade Goody and her mother Jackie pop into the Salon. Ricardo has a showdown with Paul and decides to resign from the Salon. Before he departs he leaves a letter telling everyone how he really feels about Paul. Ricardo's departure shocks the rest of the team. AJ pretends his arm is broken to play an April Fool's Day trick on Paul. AJ’s celebrates his birthday and is surprised by a visit from his favourite soap star, Julie Goodyear. When Adee is off for the day the other stylists have to cover his appointments. Boy George visits the Salon and gets a manicure from Sabrina.
Episode number: 1x12 Airdate: Thursday April 03rd, 2003