UK Air Date: 27th February 1989
Writer: Alister Webb
Director: Chris Adshead
Lynn makes a remarkable new friend on the run; Carly’s snobbishness causes a few tense moments in the Fletcher household.
NICO PAPPAS (NICHOLAS PAPADEMETRIOU)
First episode. Young autistic man living on his grandmother’s farm. Befriended Lynn whilst she was on the run.
MR. BALVIDIS (PETER BOSWELL)
Second appearance, last seen in the Pilot. Oversaw Tom’s progress at the road-gang job.
>First appearance of Dag Dog after Eric the Dog’s demise in #10.
Everyone is worried where Lynn has disappeared. News are broadcast on the radio that she’s missing. Tom is out looking for Lynn. While Lynn hides in the bush, Carly and Bobby pass her but they don’t see her.
When Nico, a friendly man with mental illness, is about to eat lunch, Lynn rings his doorbell and sneaks in through another door and takes some of Nico’s food!
Tom starts working as a roadworker.
Sally brought home three dogs for Lynn if she comes back but Pippa says they can’t keep them if they belong to other people. But Pippa says they can go and buy a dog.
Carly is ashamed of Tom when he works as a roadworker. When Matt and Carly walk home from school Carly sees Tom so she walks another way.
Nico finds Lynn sleeping in his farmhouse and he invites her to eat.
Pippa buys a dog.
Tom overhears Carly talking to Bobby that she doesn’t like Tom working as a roadworker.
Ola Carlsson, 1999