Desperate times call for desperate measures and when it comes to Val, Christy really is desperate this week. He really wants to make up for hurting her feelings, but will she respond in the way he hopes? Meanwhile Bela and Yvonne are starting to spit fire at each other as he becomes good buddies with Carol, and Paddy keeps turning the screws over at Chez Bishop as he encourages young Zumo to keep working on his literacy skills.