Emily is surprised to see Stan in the yard when she arrives for work, he having got over the fence to repair his window-cleaning ladder. Ray sports a bruised cheek. Len isn't pleased to see he's turned up for work. Ray insists he never laid a finger on Elsie and tells him to check with her. Hilda and Annie insist they won't attend the Fleming's party as they disapprove of them living over the brush but Elsie takes issue with them. Elsie tells Len she was just sick of Ray watching her, saying things, and to forget the matter. Val returns home from the shops to find Ken rehearsing student Pamela Dickenson for a production of The Country Wife at the Tech. Ray tells Len he would never have a go at Elsie with him living next door. Effie helps Audrey prepare for the party. When Minnie mentions Annie's attitude towards them, Audrey cancels the party, outraged that people are just coming to ogle at them. Val helps Ken and Pamela with their lines but she annoys him when she corrects him and ...