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Al is faced with a dilemma when he finds himself looking after a giant African land snail for a young patient whose social standing at school depends on it.


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Daniel?

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How are you feeling?

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Still here.

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Of course you are. You don't

get away that easily!

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You can leave us.

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What's the matter,

can't cope with the competition?

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Oh, here. Here, here.

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Slowly.

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You gave us a shock.

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Joe?

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He's fine. He's with Freddie's mum.

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Do you remember what happened?

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Some kids outside.

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You went out there

and one of them...

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Shh. It's OK.

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No, it's not. I'm sorry.

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It's over.

I promise I'm not going to testify.

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Even if we have to leave

Letherbridge, so be it.

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I never expected anyone

to get hurt, especially you.

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I know.

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I know.

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Careful.

It hurts.

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I told you, didn't I?

That's what happens... No, love.

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I can't leave him!

What if someone takes him?

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They won't. I promise.

He'll get cold.

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Put the blanket on him.

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Come on, Dr Haskey will

be wondering where you are.

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You don't want to keep him

waiting, do you?

No.

Good boy.

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Do you think he knows

about the new Ultima Man?

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He might do, knowing Dr Haskey.

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PHONE RINGS

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Oh, Heston.

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Hi, Ruhma. Thanks for doing this.

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Er, as I said, we picked Alice

up for aggressive begging.

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She's a bit of a tough nut to crack

so she hasn't really said much,

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but even I can tell

that she's pregnant.

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I thought it best that she get

checked out before we lock her up.

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Yeah, has she seen a doctor?

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Well, she's been on the streets for

a couple of years so probably not.

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OK.

Thanks.

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Hey, Alice. Er, I'm Ruhma.

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I'm a midwife here.

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I just want to check that

you and the baby are OK.

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Is that all right?

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Yeah? Do you want to bring your bag?

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There is a new one, coming out soon.

It's called Inter-Galactic...

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Inter-Dimensional Man -

he can fly through black holes.

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A kid at school, Tyler,

he's already got it.

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Well, he's a very lucky chap.

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Oh, you're quite hot, aren't you?

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His temperature was fine

this morning.

Even so, it's 38.2.

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How can it change

so much in a few hours?

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Let's see. Elliot, mate,

will you lie down for us?

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I just thought it was

the blueberries.

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He ate an entire value pack before

I got back from work yesterday.

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Do you think it's something else?

Oh, well, we'll see. Come here.

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If you put your arms by your side.

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I'm just going to press down

on your tummy and you let me know

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if it hurts by saying the word

"Ow" really loud. OK?

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Ow!

There?

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Not there, but lower down.

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It moves.

Yesterday it was lower down

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and today it's more in his side.

Any nausea?

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He was sick last night, but it was

just blueberries. That's why

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I thought that's what it was.

Well, that or stress.

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He's still finding school

really difficult.

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As am I. I mean, not school, but my

job, having to take time off and...

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I thought we were making

improvements

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on the school situation?

I thought that you and I

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had an agreement that we were

just going to be our own men.

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We weren't going to worry

about things so much?

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I tried that. Now I've joined

the Animal Lovers Club.

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Yeah, his teacher suggested it.

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He really needs to get out there

and participate.

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Oh, fair enough.

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They've got this initiation thing -

the Animal Lovers Club,

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not the teachers - and he has to

look after a snail for a week.

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Seriously, a snail?

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Well, that shouldn't be

too taxing, should it?

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He's a giant one called John.

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And today's the last day

of looking after him.

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And tonight I get to... Ow!

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Oh, that's really tender, isn't it?

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Right, I think we're looking

at an appendicitis here.

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And that means, erm, we have to

get you to hospital, mate.

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No.

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How is he?

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He's not ready to talk,

if that's what you're here for.

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No. Actually, I wanted to see you.

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To say again how sorry we are.

Really?

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If only Daniel had waited for us.

You're blaming him!

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I cannot believe that you didn't

tell us the danger that he

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was in, that we were in.

Correction - that you put us in!

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I nearly lost my partner and my son

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and it would have been your fault

and nobody else's.

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And just so we're clear,

I cannot believe that you have not

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removed my name formally

from the witness lists.

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You realise then

Braydon Jennings will be released.

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That is just not

my problem any more.

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It won't stop there.

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The gang still know who you are,

you'll be in danger regardless.

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Testifying is the only chance

we have left

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of getting these guys put away.

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Then you'll have

to find another way.

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I understand how stressful

this is for you.

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Do you even have a family?

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No.

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I'm divorced and I don't have

kids, but I can sympath...

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I'll be right there the whole time,

it'll be just like an adventure.

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The doctors there are lovely.

They'll really take care of you.

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What about John?

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He can stay in the car.

He can't!

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He won't even know.

He's in his own little world.

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No! Something will happen to him.

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Nothing's going to happen to him,

I've already told you.

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I have called the hospital

and they are expecting you.

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I'm not going.

Elliot.

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I promised I'd look after him

till four o'clock. If I don't,

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I won't be able to join the club!

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They'll understand.

They won't!

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Alicia Margoyle didn't get in

cos her mum left John

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at school so they could go skiing.

Everyone said she was a loser!

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I think this is a slightly

different situation.

No, it's not.

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I want to be in the club.

They'll let you.

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They won't!

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Dude.

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Any club which would not let you

be a member is not worth joining,

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I promise you.

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Excuse me.

I might have a suggestion.

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Is that a friend of yours?

I'm just looking after it.

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That's a shame. I could see

something really developing

between the two of you.

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Ha.

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Um, I wondered if you could

keep me posted about Elliot.

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Ooh, look at him!

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Oh, he's a big one, isn't he?

It's a Giant African Land Snail.

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Apparently.

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My uncle used to keep snails -

not for consumption.

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Although I did try once...

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That would be a mouthful.

You'd need a ton of garlic butter.

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Shh. He might be sensitive.

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It's a snail!

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No, Uncle Walter said

they all have real personalities.

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After the incident,

he got to know them all properly.

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And it has been scientifically

proven that just watching them

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can be very relaxing.

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Scientifically?

Yeah.

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All I know is there's a lot more

to snails than people

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give them credit for.

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Er, she's going to need a scan,

but there's no point moving her,

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cos it'll be a while

before they get to her.

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Yeah.

You did good bringing her in.

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Great.

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Yeah.

How are you anyway?

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Yeah, er, good.

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I suppose you have to wait,

don't you?

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Yeah, I have to, yeah.

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We ought to get a cuppa, really.

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Yeah. Yeah, good idea.

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Shall we?

Mm.

Yeah.

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Ah. You were right,

they were closing down.

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They let me take my pick.

Wonderful!

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But...

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..these are all children's books!

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Yeah, well, we haven't got any

and they were free.

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Yeah, no. It's fine.

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Fine.

Morning.

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Ah, Dr Haskey.

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I hear that you have a, er...

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A mollusc in your consulting room.

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It's only temporary.

Are you sure it is hygienic?

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Yeah, of course it is.

It's in a, like, a tank thing.

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Yeah, well, I hope it does not

become a distraction.

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It won't.

Mr Valenti, let's do this.

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Cheers.

There you go.

Thanks.

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Did Heston mention the other night?

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The men's group?

Hmm.

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Yeah. Yeah, that he took you along.

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Yeah.

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Actually, it was an eye-opener.

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I thought you'd been to one

of those before?

I've walked

out on one before.

Uh-huh.

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But this time, you know,

I stayed and properly went

through the whole process.

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It's surprising what

a difference it makes,

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getting it all off your chest.

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Heston didn't say anything

about me, did he?

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Er... Ah-ha, no, no.

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You see, what's said in the room...

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Yeah. Of course.

Mm.

Yeah.

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It's good to have that arena though.

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Well, it's what the guy said,

you know.

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You need a safe place to open up.

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Yeah. Cos, it's about

being honest, isn't it?

Yeah.

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Did they mention that, that night?

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Ah, you see...

Yeah.

Yeah.

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Yeah. You can't tell me.

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I don't want to know anyway.

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It's important to have

groups like that, I know.

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It's just a bit frustrating

sometimes, Rob.

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Because men have people

they can talk to, but for some

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unknown reason, at home, they keep

certain things to themselves.

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You know, important things.

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And it would be better

if they were just honest about them.

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Because why do you keep secrets

from people that you love?

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You know, two heads are

always better than one?

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Well, they are if

they work together.

Yes!

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Because if you work together,

you can solve things.

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I'm not... I'm not talking about

you, obviously, I'm just...

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I'm talking in general.

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Mm. People should

trust each other more.

Yes!

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Yes.

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Sorry.

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It's all right.

Yeah.

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Well, that's...that's...

That's absolutely fine.

Yeah.

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Shall we, er...?

Yeah.

I'll be right with you.

All right.

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Zara! What...?

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How's Daniel?

How are you?

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Fine.

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Well, not fine.

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Daniel's resting so I thought I'd

just come and catch up on some work.

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Surely work can wait?

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Well, if it makes you feel better?

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Nothing makes me feel better.

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I just would prefer some

semblance of normality.

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If there's anything

I can do to help...

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Thank you. I'll let you know.

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And look, just so everyone's aware,

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I certainly won't be

testifying now, so...

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..there'll be no further

updates on that score.

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KNOCK AT DOOR

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Hello.

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Only me again.

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I've bought something special

for our friend.

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My uncle used to say

they love these.

OK, only a bit.

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We don't want to interfere

with his regular diet.

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Oh. Is he sleeping?

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Or...?

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OK. That's not a good sign.

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Is he even in there?

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John?

No, he wouldn't

leave his shell.

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Erm, call your uncle.

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No, I can't. He passed away

a while ago.

Oh.

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I mean, I did pick him up a minute

ago, but it wasn't for long.

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Well, maybe he's hibernating?

Snails do hibernate.

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Anyone in there?

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Come in, Mrs Tembe.

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You could tell it was me?

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You paused...respectfully.

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Er, Dr Carter said

that that you were here.

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I just wondered if you

needed anything?

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Thank you.

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No.

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Right.

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Well, if you change your mind,

you know where I am.

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I suppose you've heard that I've

changed my mind about testifying?

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And you disapprove?

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I have no opinion.

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You don't think it's irresponsible?

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If it were the other way round,

I certainly would.

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You were trying to protect your

family. I understand.

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At the expense of

how many other families?

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Whatever you do, I am sure you are

doing it for all the right reasons.

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And your family has been through

a terrible time.

It's not over.

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You're talking like it's over,

but it's not.

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They even threatened me here.

What, here?!

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Look, I didn't want

to mention it,

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but the gang left a message for me

at reception with three skulls

on it.

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And it wasn't clear what it

was at the time, but I think now,

it's fairly obvious.

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Dr Carmichael,

you should have said something.

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I could have organised

extra security.

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We're not safe anywhere.

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So, I have told Daniel

that maybe we could leave.

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Move nearer my father.

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Obviously, I don't want

to cause any problems for

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the practice, but, at the moment,

that's the only option I can see.

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There is no need to apologise.

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Whether you stay or go,

we are all here to support you.

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No. No.

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I'm at a loss,

I don't know what to tell you.

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There were no symptoms until this.

Can I just bring him in, please?

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I thought that vets were supposed

to care for all living creatures?

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Yeah, I know he's an invertebrate

but, come on, the dude's got...

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He's got a name!

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Look, I understand

it's not your speciality

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but how about you just give me your

opinion as a veterinary surgeon!

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OK.

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That's good - calcium.

Milk. What else?

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He's been with me.

What else can I tell you?

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I'm not shouting,

this is just how I speak!

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An exotic pet supplier?

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OK, can you...can you come

up with any recommen...?

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Actually, I found something

exotic in the shopping centre.

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I think we've found something.

Thanks for not being any help

at all. Hit me.

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Um, actually,

I have had some results.

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And it seems that temperature

could easily be a factor.

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Do you think we should call Elliot

and his mum, just to check?

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Valerie, in case you've forgotten,

Elliot is about to have emergency

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surgery. You really think that Tina

needs to be interrupted with this?

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Well, there is something else that

could determine if he

is hibernating or not.

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What?

If you can see

inside the shell.

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OK.

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I'm going in.

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OK, yeah, I can see

some of the way.

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That means he's shrivelled.

Yeah?

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That also means he's dead.

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I'm sorry. I...

Me too.

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No point wasting it.

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Oh, I couldn't!

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You don't want it, do you?

No.

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Oh, it's so sad! Poor John.

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I'm sadder for Elliot. I'm not

looking forward to telling him.

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Well, do you have to? Couldn't you

leave it until after the operation?

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He's had the operation. Plus there's

the "initiation".

Initiation?

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A club. He has to prove he's

a competent animal lover.

Oh.

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Still, if John had a pre-existing

condition, that shouldn't count,

should it?

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It shouldn't count, full stop!

He shouldn't have to prove anything.

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Don't tell him.

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What?

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Just buy another one.

I mean, you will probably be

able to find one that's identical.

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Isn't that fraud?

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If we can spare him

any unnecessary pain...

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We spare him pain by telling him

it doesn't matter!

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A snail has just died.

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So, you're going to deliver a dead

snail to a boy in a hospital bed?

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Well, I'm not going to lie to him.

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Yeah, the snail died,

but it's just a snail.

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To link it to Elliot's social

standing is just ridiculous,

isn't it?

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I mean, it's absurd to expect

a young mind like his to conform.

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He is an individual.

He will always be an individual.

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And if anybody has got a problem

with that, then tough!

0:18:510:18:55

In the end, I think

he'll find he's better off.

0:18:550:18:57

All of this just shows

how money changes things.

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It ruins and it

unbalances relationships.

0:19:070:19:11

It depends how you use it.

It's just a means to an end.

0:19:110:19:13

It's also a method of

manipulation, isn't it?

0:19:130:19:16

It's about control, which my

ex-husband was very good at.

0:19:160:19:21

Which is why I'm

suggesting equal access.

0:19:210:19:24

What's mine is yours.

0:19:240:19:26

But what do I contribute?

0:19:260:19:27

Look, can't you see the inequity?

0:19:290:19:31

Well, it's irrelevant.

No, not to me it isn't!

0:19:330:19:36

Look, this is exactly what

I'm talking about, Heston!

0:19:360:19:38

OK, it matters to you,

it doesn't matter to me.

0:19:410:19:43

What are we going to do?

0:19:430:19:45

I don't want to be

penny-pinching in my own house.

0:19:480:19:50

No, of course not. No, I...I agree.

0:19:500:19:53

OK, we open a joint account.

Thank you!

0:19:570:20:00

But limited to ordinary expenses.

I don't want to change who I am,

0:20:000:20:05

and I definitely do not want

the kids to change.

0:20:050:20:09

From now on, we make

financial decisions together.

0:20:090:20:12

Together.

0:20:130:20:14

Right.

0:20:150:20:16

Shak thinks he's got away

with this by avoiding me

0:20:180:20:20

but, oh, wait till

I get hold of him.

0:20:200:20:22

No, that's my fault.

I told him not to tell you.

0:20:220:20:25

And I've always told him

never to lie to me.

0:20:250:20:27

But somehow he has got you

to take the responsibility.

0:20:270:20:30

Oh!

0:20:450:20:46

Slacking off?

0:20:460:20:48

What are you doing here?

0:20:480:20:50

Ah, well, I'm drowning in paperwork.

0:20:500:20:52

So, I thought maybe you could

save me by letting me

0:20:520:20:55

take you out for lunch.

0:20:550:20:56

I'm eating my lunch.

0:20:580:20:59

All 137 calories of it.

0:20:590:21:02

Cake?

0:21:030:21:04

Mmm. It's a reasonable likeness.

0:21:090:21:13

Valerie helped me pick it.

Oh, it must be right then!

0:21:130:21:15

I just thought you

should have the option.

0:21:150:21:17

Or at least Elliot should.

0:21:170:21:19

You think I'm too involved.

0:21:210:21:23

Aren't you?

0:21:240:21:25

I have my principles.

0:21:250:21:27

And since when did you

suddenly stop being so pious?

0:21:280:21:31

You're pushing me

towards snail fraud.

0:21:310:21:33

That's what this is - snail fraud.

0:21:330:21:34

I'm just trying to keep

some perspective.

0:21:340:21:38

You know, this morning,

0:21:380:21:39

Elliot refused to go to hospital,

risking his life because

0:21:390:21:42

he was worried about being rejected

by a group of rabbit-hugging idiots.

0:21:420:21:46

Where's his perspective?

0:21:460:21:48

Fair point.

It is a fair point.

0:21:490:21:51

It's unfortunate that I'm

the only one who appreciates it.

0:21:510:21:54

Hmm. A lone voice.

0:21:540:21:58

With the emphasis on "lone".

0:21:580:21:59

So it's better to be wrong, is it?

0:22:010:22:03

As long as you're not

alone in your wrongness!

0:22:030:22:06

Some kind of mob mentality.

Let's grab a pitchfork and go

0:22:060:22:09

and burn down the professor's

castle in our wrongness!

0:22:090:22:11

Oh, I'm not saying anything.

I'm just thinking about the kid

and what he must be going through.

0:22:110:22:15

Obviously you've got

first-hand experience, so...

0:22:150:22:18

..how does that feel?

Always being lonely but being right?

0:22:180:22:21

Well, it works out

all right in the end, doesn't it?

0:22:210:22:24

That's all right then.

0:22:240:22:25

You want Elliot to choose

between conformity and principle.

0:22:260:22:30

Only you could put it that way!

0:22:300:22:32

Thank you.

0:22:340:22:35

It wasn't a compliment.

0:22:350:22:36

Mmm. I like this.

0:22:390:22:41

We used to bring

Jack and Immie here.

0:22:420:22:44

Did we?

Yeah.

0:22:440:22:46

I bet you think I've got

ulterior motives.

0:22:490:22:51

No. What motives?

I have.

0:22:520:22:55

I just think we should...

0:22:550:22:56

..talk more.

0:22:570:23:00

Get things out in the open.

0:23:000:23:01

OK.

0:23:010:23:02

I want to try again.

0:23:040:23:05

What?

Fostering.

0:23:050:23:06

Forget what I said before.

0:23:080:23:11

I was in a bad place.

0:23:110:23:12

And...maybe the option's

still there.

0:23:130:23:16

You're ready?

I'm getting better.

0:23:190:23:21

And I really want

to make things up to you.

0:23:230:23:25

Not a reason for fostering.

Well, you said...

0:23:260:23:29

..being a parent and fostering

0:23:300:23:32

is the most important

thing that we can do.

0:23:320:23:35

So let's go and see Jane.

See if she'll do a reassessment.

0:23:360:23:40

I mean, she might say no, but...

0:23:400:23:42

She might say yes.

0:23:440:23:45

John!

Calm down!

You've just had an operation.

0:23:490:23:52

How are you feeling?

0:23:520:23:53

Good. A doctor put some holes in me

and sewed them up again.

0:23:530:23:56

Oh, I'm glad he did the second part.

0:23:560:23:58

He keeps trying

to see the incisions.

0:23:580:24:00

You bought him some sweetcorn!

0:24:000:24:01

No, that wasn't me.

That was Valerie, our receptionist.

0:24:010:24:04

Oh, how nice.

You must say thanks for us.

0:24:040:24:06

Yeah, I will do. Actually,

there is a kind of a decision

0:24:060:24:10

that we need to make...

He's grown!

Has he?

0:24:100:24:12

He's got an extra ridge.

Everything's perfect!

0:24:120:24:15

Elliot, the doctor's trying to talk.

First, guess what happened?

What?

0:24:150:24:19

He's not going to be able

to read them like that!

0:24:190:24:22

"Good luck for your operation."

"How big is your scar?"

0:24:220:24:24

I don't know how big.

0:24:240:24:25

When the teacher told his class what

was happening, they all sent him

messages on Mates-Rec.

0:24:250:24:29

I've got friends! And Tyler's going

to lend me Inter-Dimensional Man.

0:24:290:24:33

You can read it too.

Yeah, I'd like that. Thank you.

0:24:330:24:35

Um, you said there was

something about a decision?

0:24:350:24:38

Yeah, yeah, it probably isn't

important at this...at this point.

0:24:380:24:41

It's nothing to do

with his operation?

0:24:410:24:43

No, no, nothing at all.

0:24:430:24:45

I was wondering if maybe you'd like

me to take John into school for you.

0:24:450:24:50

That would be fantastic! Seriously.

Nah, it's all part of the service.

0:24:500:24:54

No, much more.

0:24:540:24:56

He could have...

0:24:560:24:58

He might have...

Hey, hey. It's all right.

0:24:580:25:01

You're a good man.

0:25:010:25:03

One of a kind.

0:25:030:25:05

Wait till you see,

0:25:050:25:06

he's got an inter-dimensional

button on his wrist.

0:25:060:25:08

Then zoom -

straight into a black hole!

0:25:080:25:11

Thank you, kind sir.

0:25:210:25:23

Are you going to call Jane?

Oh, she's going to think we're mad!

0:25:250:25:29

She probably does already.

What?

0:25:290:25:31

KNOCK AT DOOR

0:25:420:25:44

Hello.

0:25:420:25:44

Erm, I've got Carlene Lonsdale

here. Sorry to bother you.

0:25:450:25:49

Erm... If you want,

I can send her away.

0:25:490:25:53

No, that's all right.

Send her through.

0:25:530:25:57

Do you want to go through?

0:25:570:25:58

Carlene.

I heard what happened

to your partner. Is he OK?

0:25:590:26:02

He's recovering.

0:26:040:26:06

In fact, that was just him

on the phone,

0:26:060:26:08

saying that he might be

going to come home tonight.

0:26:080:26:10

Oh, that's brilliant!

Obviously,

I was going to contact you.

0:26:100:26:13

I'm the last person

you'd be thinking of.

0:26:130:26:16

But you're all right?

0:26:160:26:17

I've had to rethink

a few things, Carlene.

0:26:200:26:24

They nearly killed him.

0:26:260:26:27

They tried to kill him.

0:26:290:26:30

And they took my boy.

0:26:310:26:33

You're not going to testify.

0:26:350:26:37

I'm sorry.

0:26:380:26:39

I am sorry.

0:26:400:26:42

If there is anything else

I could do for you, for Austin...

0:26:420:26:47

It's...

0:26:490:26:50

It's OK.

0:26:500:26:51

You've done a lot for us already.

0:26:530:26:55

And if I'd have known this would

happen...

You couldn't have known.

0:26:550:26:58

Call me...

0:27:000:27:02

..if you need anything.

0:27:020:27:03

You're one of those that's

slipped through the cracks.

0:27:220:27:24

And that's what VPAS is all about.

0:27:240:27:26

Don't get me wrong,

if Sierra was in danger,

0:27:260:27:28

I would have probably done

something similar.

0:27:280:27:30

What do you mean, similar?

0:27:300:27:31

A bit less stupid. And macho.

0:27:310:27:34

But it's not suitable

for work though, is it?

0:27:340:27:36

It's not for patients.

It's for pulling.

0:27:360:27:38

How long have you been

watching the school gates?

0:27:380:27:40

If you're telling me I shouldn't be

here, you are wasting your breath.

0:27:400:27:43

Al is faced with a dilemma when he finds himself looking after a giant African land snail for a young patient whose social standing at school depends on it.

Heston and Ruhma try to sort out their differences. To protect her family, Zara contemplates a big move.