To save money Sharon and Rob decide to sell the house and down-size, despite the glib estate agent telling them they will not make a profit. Sharon hits it off with elderly widower Wallace, keen to move to a flat, and half-promises to buy his property but when the bank refuses a mortgage and Rob fails to secure a modelling job the couple must face the wrath of Wallace. Meanwhile Fran considers a face lift but gets a surprise reaction from plastic surgeon Douglas.
Sharon and Fergal go home to visit their father who is unwell. Rob returns to work, making friends with a young colleague who recently started. Rob and Sharon reluctantly agree to hire their old babysitter.