The day of Max's trail dawns and with Carl and David both piling the pressure on Ian, who knows what the bubmling businessman will do. We're hearing there'll be some big surprises in the courtroom as the trial takes an unexpected turn or two. Will the Brannings get their daddy back in time for Christmas? Meanwhile Janine lands Alfie with the responsibility of planning Michael's funeral, while Sam begins to feel a bit trapped by his domestic situation - what's the bets he'll do another runner, eh?