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Neighbours' Toadie Rebecchi finally discovers the shocking reason Dee hasn't been in touch for 16 years

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Neighbours' Toadie Rebecchi is about to have his world shattered all over again...

There's fresh heartache heading for Toadie Rebecchi in today's Neighbours as his thought-to-be-dead wife Dee Bliss reveals exactly what happened to her after their wedding day crash horror 16 years ago.

Despite being pleased to finally see the real Dee after all this time, Toadie has been torn between welcoming her home with open arms and wondering why she hasn't been in touch for the last decade and a half.

But today Toadie is set to get all the answers that he has been looking for... but he might not like what Dee has got to say.

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Toadie was shocked to see the real Dee after 16 years apart (Picture: Channel 5)

As Dee confesses that the reason she hasn't been in touch is far more complicated than Toadie could ever have imagined, he is left reeling as she tells him a story of a life in hiding to how she came to fall in love with the mysterious Riley.

Meanwhile at the police station, Riley himself is making a statement, and as the pieces of the puzzle start to fall into place, there is a shocking twist that no one saw coming, once again bringing Andrea and her terrible lies back into the frame.

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Dee tells Toadie exactly what happened to her after their fateful wedding day 16 years ago (Picture: Channel 5)

While Toadie struggles once again to get his head around the fact his whole adult life has been based on a shocking turn of events that could have been avoided, it is also clear that Dee has been through a rough time and the pair try and make peace with what has happened.

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But as Dee is treated in hospital for her injuries from the clifftop fall, she is thrilled to come face-to-face with Susan Kennedy again and she is soon invited to go and stay with the Kennedys' rather than get a room at Lassiters.

But when Dee asks for Toadie's approval, he shocks everyone by telling Dee that this is all too much for him and that he doesn't want her living on Ramsay Street.

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Toadie struggles to get his head around what Dee is telling him... (Picture: Channel 5)

After announcing that he thinks it is best for Dee to leave and head back to Byron Bay for good, Dee and Susan are left reeling... but is this a decision he will soon live to regret?

Will Toadie manage to find room in his life for the wife he thought he lost all those years ago?

Neighbours airs weekdays at 1.45pm and 5.30pm on Channel 5

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.