Hudson buys £45 worth of giant Amazon snail for his nephew. Max has paranoid chills over a menacing black American he thinks is an SEC investigator. Wendy quits as Head Trader, lured upstairs to create new markets for James and Peter; she is replaced by the brusque, hard-nosed Lee Wolfe-appointee Sylvia Roux Teng. Michelle finds the perfect flat and Declan takes her for an aerodrome spin in her restored beloved 911. Sirrka sees Hudson's escaped Acoccatina Maginata in an alcoholic haze, convincing her to go to AA, meets fellow traveller Yolande, who introduces her to H and lesbian experimentation. Jimmy is finally fired for falsifying his position for eight weeks. To Max's relief the huge black mysterious American turns out to be a photographer who does a major shoot on the dealers for Shane Longman PR.