An amateur musician of stunted emotional growth is reluctant to take care of his young nephew, but as his reluctance grows, his other emotions begin to follow to the fore, meaning he may even become a better, more-rounded person. As Andy tries to work up the courage to confront Teresa about their child, he is distracted by an offer from a record company exec. Meanwhile, Errol butts heads with Bruce and Sam contemplates motherhood. Andy makes a start on his new song-writing career, but finds it more difficult than he could have imagined. Errol decides that he needs a girlfriend and vies with Andy for the attention of Lex. Sam and Bruce are trying to conceive. Andy tumbles into a drug-fuelled romance with singer Jasmine, waking up to find he is engaged. Errol lets a girl think he is ‘experienced’ to look cool. Sam has to find a way to break some new to the family. Sam enters the hospital operating theatre for the removal of her cancer but it is Andy, off the drugs for a week, who is the more stressed and the efforts of Bruce to cheer him, Elliot and Sam’s ex-husband Ben, fall flat. Waiting for news Andy and Errol exchange philosophies and Errol is forced to confess why his wrist is bandaged. It is long wait for all of them before they learn how Sam has fared.