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Neighbours spoilers: Piper Willis and Leo Tanaka get closer!

Neighbours, Leo Tanaka, Piper Willis
(Image credit: Jackson Finter)

That's when good Neighbours become (more than just) good friends? Things take a passionate turn between Piper and Leo...

Piper Willis has been a great mate to Leo Tanaka since his break-up with her mum Terese Willis.

With Leo still venting his frustration over his dad Paul Robinson getting together with Terese so soon after they broke-up, he has been spending more time with Piper who is sympathetic to his side of the story.

But when the friends get together for a marathon movie night down at the Backpackers, they find themselves snuggling-up together on Leo's bed and getting a bit too close for comfort...

Neighbours, Dr Beverly Robinson

Dr Beverly Robinson returns! (Picture: Channel 5)

Meanwhile, there's a blast from the past for Paul, when his late dad Jim Robinson's ex-wife Dr Beverly Robinson (played by Shaunna O'Grady) returns to Erinsborough.

Paul has called on Beverly's expertise in brain injuries to help with the case of Finn Kelly, who appears to have retrograde amnesia after waking from a coma and still thinks it is 2007.

Neighbours, Susan Kennedy, Karl Kennedy

Will Susan be in BIG trouble when Finn discovers she pushed him off the cliff? (Picture: Channel 5)

Karl Kennedy and his wife Susan are still unsure if Finn is just faking memory loss to avoid being brought to justice for his previous crimes.

But could it soon be Susan who is brought to justice for her previous crimes, after Finn discovers it was Susan who shoved him off a cliff, which landed him in a coma...

Elsewhere, Gary Canning and his mum Sheila head into the city for their night at the ballet and have a heart-to-heart about the mistakes they've both made, which led to their recent bust-up. Could this be a fresh start for Gary and Sheila?

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.