Tyrone takes painkillers as Kirsty makes him swear not to see Fiz anymore. Alone, a tearful Tyrone contemplates his bottle of pills until Ruby's crying brings him out of his trance. Tommy's surprised when Tyrone calls him and asks his help. Explaining that he's reached the end of his tether, Tyrone begs Tommy to drive him to the coach station so that he and Ruby can flee before Kirsty returns from work. Tommy tries to dissuade Tyrone from leaving, but Tyrone insists it's the only way he can keep Ruby. At the station Tommy bids Tyrone an emotional farewell. But when Fiz hears of Tyrone's plan she insists Tommy drive her to the station as after visiting Citizens Advice she's found a solution. An oblivious Kirsty heads to the Rovers for an after work drink while Fiz and Tommy dash to the station. Stopping the coach, they persuade Tyrone to get off as Fiz explains that the best way to keep Ruby is to marry Kirsty so that he will get parental responsibility of Ruby, giving him a father's rights. He can then fight Kirsty for custody. She warns him that absconding will get him into big trouble and hers is a better long-term solution.
Tired of David's constant talk of children, Kylie volunteers them to mind Hope and Joseph. David's surprised, unaware of her ulterior motive. As David struggles to cope with Max, Joseph and Hope, Kylie suddenly announces she should be at work and leaves frazzled David to babysit alone. Meanwhile, at the Bistro, a cunning Lewis stages a fall, pretending to injure his back on Gail's recently mopped floor. Blaming herself for Lewis' injury, Gail insists he should stay at No.8 while he recovers so she can look after him. Lewis accepts, delighted his plan is coming together. David's furious that Gail's invited Lewis to stay in Max's room. Gail tells him it's her house and she will decide what guests she has to stay.
Owen's furious to discover that Jason has resigned and taken on Stella's bathroom repairs as his first solo project. When Jason then calls at the yard for his tools, he can't find them. Owen acts dumb but Jason accuses him of stealing them in revenge for poaching the Rovers job. Stella's outraged to hear Owen's confiscated Jason's tools and warns Owen that if he doesn't return them she'll report him to Trading Standards for his extortionate quote.
Dennis exercises his debit card in the Rovers by buying drinks for Beth, Kirsty and Tracy. Rita's annoyed to find him getting tipsy and marches him off home.
Tyrone plans to leave?
At the station Tommy Duckworth bids Tyrone Dobbs an emotional farewell.