Lauren fears that she could be pregnant. Mario celebrates his 25th birthday without Lucy, meanwhile newcomer Amy reveals that the only reason Mario hasn't cheated on her was because she turned him down. Bobby announces he wants a "gayby". Diags, Tom and Arg help Joey decorate his new shop.
Gemma launches her new dieting club but is disappointed to hear that Arg and Jasmin are getting close. Lauren tells Kirk that she's taken a pregnancy test and it's negative. Lucy's upset continues as she tries to find out what really happened between Mario and Amy. Bobby finds out that Gemma disapproves of his plans for a "gayby".
Arg invites Jasmin round for dinner at Sam's where Sam and Jess question Arg's feelings towards Gemma. Joey holds job interviews for his new shop. Mario refuses to make the first move with Lucy after claiming he's not a cheat. Kirk gets emotional in front of Lauren.
Joey breaks down during a conversation with Sam about his mum. Lucy finds out what really happened between Amy and Mario, then agrees to give the relationship another go. Little Chris has doubts over Mario. Gemma and Arg continue to flirt.
Jasmin's friend, Abi, takes an interest in Tom as Diags reveals that she was a former love interest of his. Joey visits his mum's grave with Sam. Mario and Lucy decide to take a break from Essex. After a meeting about the surrogacy, Bobby realises he's not ready financially to be a dad.
Bobby and Charlie talk about their new business ideas. Ricky hosts a comedy night for everyone. Arg and Gemma discuss their situation with each other. Tom takes Abi fishing for their first date. Gemma and Bobby come to blows once again.
Arg hosts a St Patrick's Day themed party arranged by Bobby and Charlie. Abi and Tom go on their second date. Danny and Jasmin confront Ricky over what he's been saying about them. Gemma goes to see a hypnotist. Joey, Diags, Kirk, Sam, Chloe and Frankie go indoor skydiving.
Gemma attempts to clear the air with Bobby and Charlie but it leads to another argument as Charlie sides with Gemma. Frankie's nervous as she cooks a meal for Joey and Sam. Joey sticks up for Danny and stands up to Ricky.
Joey finally opens his new shop, Fusey, with the help of Sam. Bobby gathers his friends to say goodbye to his car before putting it in a car crusher. Abi, Jasmin, James and Dan agree to go on a double date. Chloe gets emotional trying to protect Joey from getting hurt. Mario returns.
Chloe confronts Sam about her arguments with Joey. Arg is thrown out of Gemma's dieting club. Bobby is forced to choose between Gemma and Charlie after she offers him a job. Dan, James, Abi and Jasmin go on their double date. Mario and Little Chris attempt to call a truce. Jess and Ricky discuss their future.
Joey tells Billie of his plans to propose to Sam in Dubai. Abi's not happy with James after seeing him talking to Lauren. Dan and James arrange a five-a-side football match, making Arg a little over competitive. Bobby tries to impress Gemma on his first day working for her. Lucy returns.
The day of the five-a-side football match arrives and Mario is there to support Arg's team leaving Little Chris and Ricky on the other team angry. Later, Little Chris and Ricky confront Mario and Lucy as they try to resolve their issues. This however leads to more arguments. Joey proposes to Sam in Dubai and she accepts. They then return to Essex for their engagement party.