Meanwhile, Joey considers giving Derek another chance following a plea from Alice. However, he soon changes his mind when Lucy breaks down in front of him, revealing how she has been intimidated by Derek, Max and Phil. Determined to make Derek pay, Joey puts a plan into action by pretending that he is skint. Derek jumps at the chance to help him out, but is livid to realise that it was all a scam when Joey hands the takings straight over to Lucy.
Later, Jay feels guilty over Lucy taking the fall for the goings-on at the car lot, so he decides to take the blame for everything himself. However, Max quickly realises that he is covering for Lola and considers calling the police. Jay convinces him to change his mind, though, pointing out that Lola may never meet her baby if she is sent to prison. When Lucy discovers who was to blame, she isn't so forgiving and decides to get revenge. As Lola and Billy leave a social worker meeting, they are stunned as a police officer approaches - wanting to arrest Lola on vandalism charges…
Elsewhere, Denise causes some mischief by falsely claiming that there is an anonymous spot check taking place at the Minute Mart, forcing a grumpy Zainab to be on her best behaviour all day!
Some storyline details have been held back for this episode.