Titre original : The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth
Over Labor Day Weekend Tommy, Eileen and the family spend the holiday at a water front property where Tommy surprises Eileen with his plans for their new home away from the hill, his mom and Michael but Eileen won't let her self believe it until it happens. An incident at Nozzoli's barbeque pushes Michael's growing paranoia into overdrive. The absence of Kath and Colin who have gone away together does little to ease his mind. Declan and Cassie get away for a romantic weekend, which is ruined by their past marital difficulties.