Derek's estranged father appears and wants to reconnect with the son he abandoned in childhood, but Derek uncharacteristically refuses to forgive him.
A cabaret-style talent show at the home features Derek and pals as a familiar '80s pop band and an aspiring rapper who gains respect for his elders.
Derek, Dougie and Kev take some residents to the beach, where they discover the power of sunshine, fresh air and writing dirty words on crabs.
The staff endures a painful loss that inspires Hannah and Tom to begin considering their on-again, off-again relationship in a more serious light.
Derek overindulges at his 50th birthday party; a rebellious teenage thief doing community service at the home discovers the power of self-respect.
When the authorities cite bureaucratic budget cuts as a reason to lay off the staff and transfer the residents, Hannah, Derek and Dougie fight back.
Kindly, ever-cheerful caretaker Derek Noakes introduces himself and the hard-working staff of the nursing home where they are employed.
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