Mercedes McQueen feels terrible when her son Bobby rejects her and calls her a traitor. Can she win him round or is it already too late?
Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe) finds herself in the dog house with her son Bobby who brandishes her a ‘traitor!’ in Hollyoaks.
Bobby recently spotted his mum locked in a passionate embrace with her secret lover, Liam Donovan (Jude Monk McGowan) in Hollyoaks.
Since then Liam has stepped in to do damage limitation and has been manipulating Bobby to stay quiet about what he saw by scaring the young lad.
With Liam’s words weighing heavily on his mind, and his mum’s infidelity, Bobby angrily lashes out at Mercedes.
Mercedes tries to patch things up with her boy, unaware that Liam has been putting the frighteners on him. However Bobby continues to clam up and doesn’t want her anywhere near him.
Later on and worried about her son, she confides in Nana McQueen (Diane Langton) who tells Mercedes that she should do whatever is best for Bobby and must put him first. What will Mercedes do next? And does she think that Bobby and Max would be better off without her around at all?
Elsewhere Diane Hutchinson (Alex Fletcher) plucks up the courage to tell her husband Tony (Nick Pickard) and daughter Sinead (Stephanie Davies) that her son Finn O’Connor has been in touch and wants to see her.
Finn (Keith Rice) who has just been released from prison after serving his sentence for rape, has been keen to build bridges with Diane who went to visit him behind bars.
Sinead begs Diane not to meet up with Finn again but Tony has got more pressing matters on his mind as he’s worrying about his own son, Harry (Parry Glasspool) who has done a vanishing act.
After the recent discovery of Louis Loveday’s body, Tony starts to panic that Harry may have met the same fate unaware that that’s exactly what has happened and that serial killer Breda McQueen (Moya Brady) murdered ‘Bad Dad’ Harry in cold blood.
An oblivious Tony tells Diane that he’s not giving up on his son which inspires Diane to do the same with her own flesh and blood, Finn. Despite her family’s wishes, she decides to go and meet her son but what does he want?
Plus Sylver McQueen (David Tag) has suggested to Grace Black (Tamara Wall) that he helps her with her physio. Grace is completely on board with the idea but is a little TOO enthusiastic.
Grace, who was badly injured in the car crash caused by Mercedes, seems totally smitten with Mercedes’ husband Sylver as he helps her with her exercises.
When Sylver, encourages Grace, who has been left partially paralysed and is in a wheelchair, to take her first steps, she does and is overwhelmed with emotion at the achievement. Sylver is brimming with pride but is in for a shock when Grace stuns him with a move he definitely wasn’t expecting!
Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4
Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and WhattoWatch.com She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.
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