Magic Moments > 2004 > The 2004 Season Premiere Episode 4396
Written by Martin McKenna, Directed by Tony Osicka
tells Susan that their trip to Adelaide won’t work,
and maybe they need time apart. The celebrant asks for
any objections at Lou’s wedding, and Valda stands up
and asks Lou if he really loves Trixie. Connor and Carmella
kiss in the back room of the pub. Chris tells Serena
he’s booked a hotel for them. Harold collapses in the
the pub, Connor and Carmella break off their kiss and
he pulls away from her. He says he’s worried about what
would happen if her dad found out, then decides it might
be worth it and kisses her again. Trixie is looking
for Lou and he says he’ll do the speeches once Harold
gets back. They wonder where he’s got to and Lou goes
out to look, saying he’ll be two minutes.
lies on the ground, while Lou calls out for him at the
front of the pub, but can’t see him in the darkness.
Lou shows some more guests into the pub and, with no
sign of Harold, goes back inside.
is at a café in the city and takes off his wedding ring,
looks at it for a few moments, then puts it down in
and Boyd are watching a movie and she’s saying how predictable
and boring it is. He says they could do something else,
but she says it’s fine. He wants to know what’s wrong
and she admits that she’s worried about Serena.
shows Serena to their hotel room and she asks what’s
in the bag. He says it’s his camera equipment and she
wants to know why he brought it. He says it’s too valuable
to leave in the car.
and Sky wonder what they can do about Serena and Chris.
Boyd says he must be a sleaze to try to get schoolgirls.
He wonders what Serena sees in him and Sky says that
Serena wants to make a big impression, especially with
the girls at school, but she’s got nothing to gain from
the situation and everything to lose.
is obviously very uncomfortable in the hotel room and
keeps making stupid comments. Chris tries to get her
to relax, and she suggests that they go out. He says
he’d rather stay in and says he’ll make her a gin and
and David arrive at the pub car park late for the reception
and are arguing about it. He apologises for the car
breaking down and him messing everything up, but Lil
says that none of it matters. They kiss and then they
notice Harold lying on the ground. David leans over
him, trying to wake him up…
the pub, Connor announces the beginning of the speeches.
Trixie thanks everyone for coming, but then Liljana
bursts in and announces that Harold’s collapsed outside
and that they need an ambulance.
asks Serena how her drink is, and leans in towards her,
but she jumps up. She avoids his compliments and he
tries to kiss her, so she locks herself in the bathroom.
Meanwhile, Chris puts the ‘do not disturb’ sign on the
door and gets his camera equipment ready.
is taken into an ambulance, while David tells the paramedics
about his father’s medical history and tries to work
out what’s wrong. The paramedic says it looks like a
stroke. Trixie sends Lou off to the hospital while saying
that she can take care of everything at the pub. As
the ambulance leaves, she picks up Harold’s camera and
the ruined film.
is still in the café, and gets a call about Harold.
He rushes out, leaving his ring behind.
the hospital, David is getting frustrated and Lil goes
to contact Sky and Serena. Trixie arrives and Lou says
they’ve had no news yet. Harold comes through on a trolley
and Karl explains to David that his father is going
for a CAT scan, and the most likely prognosis is a stroke,
although it could be a brain tumour. David is thinking
the worst, but Karl assures him that many patients make
full recoveries. He goes on to explain that the longer
Harold remains unconcious, the worse it could be.
is on the phone to Sky, explaining what’s happened and
asks if she can have Alexandra’s number, to contact
Serena. Sky says she’ll do it, and she gets Boyd to
call a cab. She tries to phone Serena, but has to leave
her a message.
tells Karl that none of this makes sense, and Trixie
says she thought that people who smoke and drink were
more likely to have strokes. Lou feels guilty for having
run Harold ragged before the wedding, and Karl mentions
that Harold’s kidney operation could have been a contributing
factor. Lou feels terrible.
is showing Serena his camera and she starts to get bored
with it, suggesting that they go out to a restaurant.
He says that he thought she’d like to make the most
of the room and tries to kiss her again. She tells him
to stop and runs off, saying she has to go. She runs
out the front of the hotel and then hears the message
from Sky on her phone. Chris is following her, and Serena
quickly gets in a cab to the hospital, while Chris calls
is on the phone to the café, asking if they’ve found
his wedding ring, but they haven’t. In Harold’s room,
Lil and David are sitting looking at him and David is
worried about the kids getting to the hospital. David
holds Harold’s hand and Lil assures him it’ll all be
tells Trixie that she needn’t stay, but she tells him
that he should get some rest too. Trixie says that Harold
would understand, but then says that she’ll stay too.
Lou insists that she leaves, so she goes and Lou talks
to Karl. Karl explains that he tried to talk Harold
out of the kidney donation. Sky and Boyd arrive and
Sky speaks to Lil and David, who want to know where
Serena is. Sky isn’t sure what to say, but then Serena
arrives. They all go in to see Harold.
and Carmella are locking up the pub and they kiss again,
when suddenly Trixie walks in on them and makes a comment
about them making the most of their time alone. Connor
asks how Harold is, and Trixie says he’s fine, as everyone’s
with him. Trixie asks Carmella if her dad knows where
she is, and they quickly get going. Trixie starts crying
and looks at the bride and groom from the wedding cake.
is sitting by Harold’s bed, when he begins to stir and
David tells him where he is and gets Karl. Karl asks
Harold if he can hear him, but Harold can barely talk
and Karl sends them all outside. Karl explains to the
specialist what has happened, and Lou and Lil are very
positive, trying to keep everyone’s spirits up. Karl
says that having everyone around has been what’s helped
Harold to pull through this…