How many tons of baked beans have been consumed in the Webster household? Not content with ramming them down herr kids’ throats, Sally’s taken to feeding them m to Tim, too. Monday’s breakfast was a veritable orange ocean.
Gail fared better at a restaurant later. ‘Chicken liver parfait with artichoke purée,’ she cooed. She couldn’t have been more excited had she won the lottery. Let’s hope her world isn’t about to come crashing down, when Michael collapses at the Bistro (right). With son Gavin now working there, is this the moment for Michael to tell him about his hereditary heart condition? (I can’t imagine it’s one that’ll be improved by consuming Nick’s food, though).But Gavin also has a secret. And Les Dennis ( Michael) thought Family Fortunes was complicated.
Conditions are suddenly all the rage, it seems, and Steve is unable to face up to his either, as he lies in bed, consumed with depression. I’m still not convinced by this storyline, not least because anyone would be depressed living under the same roof as Michelle and Liz. The doctor diagnoses The Condition, suggests psychotherapy and tells Steve to talk to his family. Later, Lloyd tries to talk to him, telling him he’s throwing his life away – this, coming from a man who has to be excavated from the grotty chair in the cab office when a job beckons. Just have a pint, Steve – you’ll be fine.