Peter tries to find the right time to pop the question to Alex but she's too busy battling a case of hay fever to notice. Major Duggan's health is failing him but he refuses to see Terence for treatment. Terence blows his stack when a patient's life is threatened due to Matron Arrowsmith's scheming. Spike the echidna decides to find a soulmate. Jo, Glen, and Darren save the Major from drowning when he falls into the swimming hole and Terence convinces him to have further tests. Peter finally proposes to Alex who accepts.