EPISODE 4 ON A CLEAR DAY
Tom interviews nanny Leanne . She gets off to a bad start with her constant
rambling and clumsiness. Tom later tells Carol and Alex that he just can’t seem
to find the right person for Joe. Carol tells him he should follow his
instincts, Tom says his instincts tell him that Joe needs his mother.
LEANNE: Do you think I talk too much? My mum says I do
Sam and Kerri have dinner with their friends Tess and Leo who are in there
final stages of adopting young boy Owen. Tess and Leo have been trying to adopt
since Leo became infertile after an accident that left him unable to walk.
During the adoption process Tess becomes unwell herself and finds she is losing
her vision. Sam performs some tests and they reveal that Tess has a progressive
disease which will lead to her losing her eyesight completely. Tess and Leo
worry that social services will not allow a them to adopt Owen due to their
individual health problems. They ask Sam not to tell social services, but he
feels her has no choice. Kerri asks Sam to give Tess and Leo time to tell Social
Services themselves. After Leo tells Social Services about he and Tess’ problem
they decide to take Owen away from them. However Sam tells Social Services that
The Beeches will help out as much as they can and he asks them to let Tess and
Leo adopt Owen.
Kate tells Kerri that she and Lucy had planned to meet up today. However Lucy
didn't show. Kerri tells Kate Lucy has divided loyalties at the moment but will
come round in her own time. Kate
is grateful for Kerri’s friendly words.
ANDREW: I've lost every woman whose ever been important to
Well you won't lose me
Alice bumps into Tom and a distressed Joe in the market place. Neither can get
Joe to settle down. Leanne is passing and comes over to say hello. She sees Joe
is crying and takes him in her arms. She calms him down by talking to him and
Alice and Tom are impressed. Alice tells Tom he should hire Leanne as Joe’s
Tom calls Leanne and asks her to come to the house. He tells her he would like
her to be Joe’s nanny. She happily accepts and makes her mark on the house by
breaking the door handle as she leaves!