Magic Moments > 2002 > Felicity's Departure Episode 4144
Written by Drew Tingwell, Directed by Chris Adshead
and Nina eye up Taj Coppin on the football field. At Lassiter's
lake, Stuart asks Flick to marry him...
tells Flick that he's not trying to stop her from going overseas
and that the wedding can wait until she gets back. She says
that she'd love to marry him and he presents her with the
ring. She is delighted with it and he puts it on her finger,
then they kiss.
is closing her locker when she drops her books all over the
floor and Taj comes over to help. Taj apologises for being
so rude to her over the text messages and explains that he
doesn't even have her number. She said she had just assumed
what with him coming to her gigs and everything, then walks
and Lyn are preparing dinner and worrying that Flick will
be late for her own farewell dinner. Stu and Flick arrive,
explaining that they had to stop and buy champagne - Flick
then shows them her ring. Lyn is thrilled and bursts into
tears. Jack and Lori then walk in and ask if they've missed
something. Everyone laughs.
is busy practising his song for the wedding. Susan watches
on from the breakfast bar and frowns, then stops him mid-flow,
encouraging him to take a break because dinner is ready. Then
Harold arrives and Susan tells Karl to put his guitar away
and put the kettle on. They ask about Harold and Ruby and
he tells them that he's concerned about her family. He then
asks them about the wedding plans and Karl explains that he's
going to sing. Karl goes to play, but Susan encourages him
to put the guitar away and then confides in Harold that she's
worried about how awful Karl's song is.
thanks Lyn for dinner and explains that they'll be waiting
until Flick returns before getting married. Lori tells them
they should get married in Las Vegas with an Elvis impersonator.
Flick goes into the kitchen to make coffee and Steph follows
her. Flick asks Steph how she feels about the engagement,
Steph says she's thrilled about it as she already loves Stu
like a brother. Steph says she'll miss Flick, but Flick promises
she'll be back.
on, Flick thanks Stu for letting her spend her final night
with her family. Joe asks them to come into the lounge room
for a speech - he says they'll all miss her. Lyn adds that
she's glad that there's Stuart for her to come home to. Joe
says that he's proud of the love that has held the Scully
family together and that it'll go all the way across the world.
Flick becomes tearful.
day, at the Coffee Shop, Karl tells Susan he can't believe
how quickly he got his songwriting talent back. He says he'd
do anything for Susan - she asks him to not do something,
but he misunderstands and says he can't skip work, then sings
as he leaves. Susan speaks to Harold, saying she can't cope
with much more. Harold tells her that he needs someone else
to sing, as a favour and that he knows just the person.
is busy packing and Joe tells her she's got too much. Stu
says he can't believe how finely she's cutting it, but Joe
says that it's typical of Flick. Susan then arrives in despair
at the wedding plans, Joe says he'll make them a cuppa and
asks if Susan's ever heard Lynnie sing!
tells Michelle about the embarassing situation with Taj yesterday.
Taj walks past and Nina cringes, Michelle says she's hopeless
and should talk to him. Nina tries to call him over but he
doesn't hear. Eventually she shouts and he comes over where
she finally gets the courage and asks him out on a date. He
agrees and says he was going to ask her yesterday but she
Scullys are waiting for Stu to arrive and give Flick a lift
to the airport. He arrives in the limo and everyone is impressed.
Susan and Karl come to say their farewells to Flick, telling
her she'll be missed but will have a great time. She then
gets into the limo and pulls out of Ramsay Street for the
the Coffee Shop, Susan has told Karl he hasn't really got
what it takes to write a song for the wedding. He's thrilled
that she's finally remembered that she hates his music. She
goes on to mention that she may have accidentally booked Harold.
Karl tells Harold he's sorry, but it's not appropriate, although
Harold says he was actually talking about Nina, who is very
keen to sing.
Nina and Taj's date is going well - he tells her she has a
the airport, the Scully family, plus Lori and Connor, all
arrive to say their goodbyes. Flick checks in and is preparing
to go, when Stuart notices she's left the ring at home. She
says she can't leave without it, so Stu says he'll have to
go and get it. He rushes off but finds he's been blocked in,
so goes back to get Joe's car keys. He speeds away and arrives
back at Number 26, where he finds the ring.
is looking at her watch, panicking as her flight is boarding.
Stu gets pulled over for speeding.
flight is called again and Lyn says she needs to go. They
all make their way to the gate while Stu's ticket is written.
He quickly drives off, while the Scullys all begin their goodbyes.
Flick says goodbye to Michelle, Jack, Lori, Connor, Steph,
then her final call is made. Lyn is in tears as she says goodbye,
and Flick hugs her father then walks off through the departure
gate. She waits a few moments, hoping Stu will arrive, but
he's still driving. She goes through, but then comes back
and says she can't go without the ring.
then, Stuart comes running in with the ring, puts it on her
and they kiss. She walks through the gate for the final time
and boards her plane. Stuart walks off, as Flick looks at
her ring and kisses it, before taking off to a new life in
The aeroplane interior seen at the end of this episode was
actually a mock-up, used for training airline staff. The song
One Word was played over the final few scenes of this
episode as Flick left for good.
After three years in the show, Holly Valance got a very impressive
departure. She was reported to have said that she wanted something
a bit more dramatic, although getting most of the cast to
a location shoot at the airport was surely a big enough drama
Summary by Steve. Captures by Karl