Has she lost him for good?
Worried that she's taken off with Bobby, Mercedes goes into panic mode when Wendy’s phone keeps going to voicemail. Offering an explanation, Wendy requests compensation in exchange for taking care of Bobby. But what will she offer Mercedes in return?
Desperate, Mercedes goes along with Goldie’s scheme to get Donna-Marie to help her pay Wendy. Reminded of the ticking clock, Mercedes resorts to extreme measures to get the money for Wendy. But things take a turn for the worst when Wendy discovers what she’s up to.
Feeling helpless, Mercedes turns to old habits just as Wendy drops Bobby off at the McQueen's for the afternoon as a gesture of goodwill. Could this jeopardise everything for Mercedes?
Confused, Bobby questions Wendy about what happens next whilst she continues to feed him with doubts about Mercedes’ capabilities. But will he continue to have faith in his mum?
As Wendy airs Mercedes’ dirty laundry in front of Bobby, the courts make a shocking decision about his welfare.
Just when she feels like all is lost, Mercedes leaves Wendy a voicemail asking her to take care of Bobby and Wendy takes the opportunity to play it for Bobby, making him believe Mercedes has given up on him.
Later, Theresa gives Mercedes the fighting spirit she needs and she changes her tone.
Hollyoaks continues Mondays to Fridays at 6.30pm on Channel 4 with first look episodes available weekday mornings on All4 and weekday evenings at 7pm on E4