Suspicious of Karen's hasty hospital discharge John interviews her boss who is involved with the export of chemicals to Africa. Using hospital CCTV he traces the connection with Guardian journalist 'James' who goes on the run. Karen dies - a supposed suicide - but John is unconvinced. Joyce also dies in hospital and Brian's wife wants to know why their supposed country jaunt ended up on a main road and why her mother had no seat belt on. Alice's father withdraws charges against the police and Jane has dinner with Richard, who seems sympathetic to her aspiration to be more than a waitress. A terrified Danny Rampton meets up with his brother Jeff, who gives him money to flee the country. He had been smuggling an illegal alien in the van and the man had suffocated to death.