Please enjoy this excellent episode of Shorty Street Scandal, wherein James Mustapic recaps the past week of Ferndale hijinks. This week? Bella gives Vinny a “pizza her mind”, Leanne saves the day and TK pretends to know everyone:
Still crazy after all of these years (comas), Nicole ill-advisedly returned to work this week. She jumped at the opportunity to mess up a whole lot of files, which A-Team Leanne and Bella set about fixing. Trying to stop Vinny from finding out that Nicole is not 100% Centrum material just yet, Bella took to yelling about pizza to distract him from the disastrous file situation. Turns out her favourite pizza flavour is Hawaiian with extra pineapple. No surprises there.
Clementine and Lucy got into another huge spot of thief-related bother this week, having their car stolen by a huge group of thugs. Out of nowhere, who should arrive and save the day? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Stan Walker? No, it’s Leanne wearing some crazy dark shades. Blocking the stolen car in the driveway with her cream-coloured classmobile, Leanne saved the day yet again. From covering Nicole to stopping thieves – she really is becoming Ferndale’s own Wonder Woman.
Finally, TK and Kane had a huge bro down – despite never having talked to each other before in possibly all of Shortland Street history. I guess that’s just what green smoothies do to a guy. Theory: combining TK’s bizarre new kinship with Kane, and last week’s mistaken kissing of Leanne – does TK have early onset dementia? Would explain a lot, both on and off the screen.
Anyway, Kane tried to flee (again) this week. Probably to get away from old mate TK who is slowly trying to drown him in green smoothies. With an airport shuttle pulling up outside the Cooper house, Kane tactfully chose to foreshadow his pending absence with a t-shirt that said “absent” on it. Murray and Wendy wouldn’t have a bar of it, demanding that he change into his t-shirt that said “present” immediately.