Spoilers for upcoming broadcasts of Channel 5 series Neighbours - episodes to appear on television between 14 January to 18 January 2019.
MARK AND NED TEAM UP TO CATCH A CRIMINAL
- Episode airs on 14 January 2019
Pandemonium at The Waterhole as it’s revealed Terese is the one who was shot. David, Mark and Chloe are walking on their way to Harold’s when they hear the shot and see Ivan Renshaw running away. Paul and Leo are riddled with guilt that the woman they both love, Terese, might die.
Mark takes off in search of Ivan. He teams up with Ned and together they find Ivan trying to break into a car.
Raymond Renshaw is still at large. He tries to leave the hotel but there are so many police around he accepts Elly’s innocent invitation to stay at Harold’s. However, while there Raymond finds himself unable to get out. When his photo is circulated on social media, Yashvi recognises him. Raymond notes this and panics, pulling out his gun and holding everyone in Harold’s hostage.
PAUL MAKES A BIG CONFESSION
- Episode airs on 15 January 2019
Raymond barricades the doors and confiscates everyone’s phones – only to discover Kirsha, has kept hers and dialed 000. Police surround Harold’s as a hostage situation is underway.
Fay, Aaron and Mark flee to the scene as do Shane and Dipi. Within the café, Elly takes leadership and manages to persuade Raymond to release the bulk of the hostages as a show of good faith. Raymond winds up keeping three – Elly, Chloe and Yashvi. Raymond fires his gun into the roof to get the hostages to be quiet, terrifying the onlookers.
At the hospital, a guilt-ridden Paul refuses to leave Terese’s bedside, to the disquiet of Jane. Jane notes how torn up Paul is by all of this and Paul eventually cracks and confesses to her – Terese is in here because Paul was responsible for the death of someone…
PIPER FEARS FOR TERESE
- Episode airs on 16 January 2019
Jane reels with the shock of Paul’s confession, unsure what to do. She talks about this with Leo, who defends his father: he only did what he did to protect Leo. Paul hears that Terese needs a specialist for urgent surgery. Paul switches into action and pulls strings so the specialist is flown into Erinsborough.
Piper is protectively stopping Leo and Paul from visiting her mother in hospital. Then, while recovering from surgery, Terese calls out Paul’s name in a state of semi-consciousness. Piper is confused – are her mother’s feelings for Paul deeper than everyone realises?
Leo catches Delaney making a mysterious call but when he quizzes her about it, she covers. Worried there might be another threat in Erinsborough, Leo accesses Delaney’s phone and arranges to meet up with the mystery visitor.
DAVID PUTS HIS CAREER ON THE LINE
- Episode airs on 17 January 2019
Leo reveals to Paul who Delaney’s mystery contact was – Mannix. He is alive. Delaney admits that she lied about Mannix’s fate. The dead body that Paul thought was Mannix is a former business associate of her father. Paul is shocked, relieved but also angry.
Mannix tries to get some money off David, threatening to blackmail him with the fact that David provided painkillers to Mannix eighteen months ago. David decides the time for cover-ups is over and confesses to Karl.
Terese wakes up and asks to see Paul to thank him for helping arrange the specialist. Paul makes a complete confession to Terese about everything he and Leo did. To Piper’s surprise, instead of making a pitch for Terese - he begs Terese to give Leo another chance.
NED TIRES TO COME CLEAN TO BEA
- Episode airs on 18 January 2019
Bea tells Ned what happened in the visit from Shaun – he said Finn was a monster and retracted the things he said to Susan. Bea is confused and upset and admits she feels a little powerless, having been fooled yet again. Karl urges Ned to come clean to Bea and apologise.
Dipi is shaken following the siege but hides this from Shane. He decides to take Kirsha and Yashvi to Colac for the night and Dipi is keen to go too, but Sheila suggests she should stay behind to clean up Harold’s for a re-opening – unaware that Dipi is dreading doing so. However, Gary happens along and notices Dipi’s apprehension. Later, his company enables Dipi to relax and open up, allowing her to finally fall asleep.
Sonya thinks that Lassiters needs is a cleansing to rid it of its bad energy. Along with Toadie for help – and with some sage, incense and candles from Dipi – they get permission to begin the cleanse at The Waterhole. But while in the unoccupied bar they can’t resist the temptation to fulfil a secret fantasy of Sonya’s – to make love behind the bar.