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Neighbours spoilers: WHAT is Karl Kennedy's mystery gift?

Neighbours, Karl Kennedy, Susan Kennedy

Karl's eccentric sister Jemima sends him the most unusual present he has ever received. But what on earth is it?

Do you remember Karl Kennedy's eccentric sister Jemima Davies-Smythe (played by Kath & Kim star Magda Szubanski)?

In today's episode of Neighbours, multi-millionaire Jemima, who now lives in Boston, sends Karl the biggest, most unusual present he has ever received. But what is it?

Karl's wife Susan makes it clear there's no way the mystery item is going in the backyard at the Kennedy house. So kind-hearted Karl decides to donate his present to the wider community of Erinsborough, in the hope it might help with plans to revitalize business down on Power Road.

An excited Karl takes Susan down to watch, as a crane delivers the landmark attraction to its new home!

Neighbours, Dean Mahoney

Dean is threatening to blab ALL about Elly's baby lies! (Picture: Channel 5)

Elsewhere in Erinsborough, school teacher Elly Conway is still reeling from her classroom confrontation with troublesome student Dean Mahoney, who claims he knows all about Elly's baby lies and will tell her husband Mark Brennan unless Elly gives in to his blackmail demands!

So when under-age Dean orders Elly to buy him a bottle of booze and leave it in his school locker, will Elly risk her job and carry out his demands?

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.