Steve can't bring himself to attend Katherine's funeral and disappears.Jim is furious. Liz, Jim and Andy bury Katherine. Jim feels Steve has insulted the whole family, but Steve goes to the police station and tells everything he knows about he radios. Jim lays into Steve, but when Steve tells him he's given the police a statement he is even angrier; feeling the police will make a scapegoat of Steve. Liz is relieved that now they can begin to get on with their lives. Raquel is aware that her presence in the house is causing Des problemsas he finds her desirable. Angie overhears Phyllis talking about the way Raquel shows off her body around the house. Angie pours a pint over Des' head when he boasts women fall at his feet. Alec reprimands her so she resigns. Des and Raquel decide they don't care what people think about them and start kissing.Vicky tells Alec Bet really missed him and he should make it up t her. Bet is touched when Vicky kisses her before returning to school. Alec tells Bet that as a treat for her he's going to get Des Foster to decorate the rest of the living quarters. Martin has an interview for a hospital porter's job and Verawishes she could see her grandson.