At home and away spoilers follow for UK viewers.
At home and away‘s Justin Morgan faces an upsetting situation on UK screens next week as his partner Leah Patterson blasts him hard for his failed mission to rescue Andrew Lawrence.
Justin and local cop Cash Newman are about to team up on a risky plan to bring Andrew back to Summer Bay.
Recent episodes have seen Andrew tricked into returning to the Vita Nova cult after a woman shows up claiming to be his mother. The lady in question turned out to be Margot, the ruthless leader of the doomsday plotter group.
In this week’s Channel 5 episodes, Justin and Cash visit the cult compound but Andrew refuses to leave after being brainwashed by Margot.
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The next week, Justin refuses to leave him there and begs Cash to do more to help Andrew.
Cash initially warns Justin to let the police task force do their job, especially since he is currently on a suspended sentence for the recent attack incident.
However, Cash feeling guilty for letting Andrew down, he later changes his mind and visits Justin to plan a rescue mission.
Cash dresses in a police uniform and heads to the compound with Justin. He promises to create a distraction, under cover of an official visit from the police, while Justin searches for Andrew.
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Justin is thrilled when he manages to find Andrew in one of the buildings, but his joy turns to horror when the troubled teenager once again refuses to leave.
Andrew insists that he belongs to the Vita Nova cult and soon betrays Justin by calling on the other cult members for help.
Justin is trained to face the music with Margot, who taunts him and Cash about their failed rescue mission before letting them go.
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Back in the bay, Justin tells Leah what happened at the compound.
Justin is shocked as Leah blames him harshly for the outcome, wondering why he hasn’t done more to help Andrew.
Although Leah quickly apologizes, is the damage already done?
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At home and away airs weekdays at 1:45 p.m. on Channel 5 and 6 p.m. on 5STAR. The first screenings air at 6:30 p.m. on 5STAR and the show also airs on My5.
Some classic episodes are available via First video UK.
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