Hollyoaks spoilers follow.
Becky Quentin is planning to sabotage the Deer Valley Hospital in Hollyoaks' ongoing conspiracy theory storyline.
The young mum has been increasingly sucked into a web of dangerous online conspiracies in recent months that now have her distrusting urgent medical advice for her young son Henry.
Monday's (December 27) first-look episode opened up in the aftermath of sad scenes where Cindy and Luke had a massive argument in front of young Hilton.
Ollie came home the next morning, stunning Cindy and his mum Zara by revealing that he'd spent the night with Becky Quentin.
"Tell me you didn't spend the night with that weirdo," Zara asked, with Ollie insisting: "She's not a weirdo!"
When Ollie met up with Becky later, she continued to lead him down a dark path of conspiracy theories by telling him 'some of her friends' believed dementia could be treated in spite of no medical evidence backing that up.
"There is no treatment," Ollie insisted. "Becky, it's terminal… If there was a treatment or a cure, someone would have said something."
Becky then got his hopes up by insisting these dangerous conspiracy theories "stack up", so he started believing these 'alternative therapies' could save Luke's life.
He then shared Becky's theories with Cindy and Luke, telling his father: "Dad, I think we might be able to make you better."
Cindy was furious as she and Zara talked about how Becky's dangerous beliefs could now influence Luke while he's at his most vulnerable.
"She's given him false hope, and what's worse, she's given it to Luke," Cindy vented.
Zara tried to explain: "Ollie is an addict, and Becky's just his drug of choice at the moment. He'll soon find something else to replace her with."
Yet, Ollie was now fully entrenched in Becky's world of conspiracies, so much so he sided with her when Becky revealed the hospital had called social services because she took Henry off his medicine.
Becky came up with a plan to get even — they'd break into the Deer Valley Hospital and destroy all of the medical supplies.
"That seems a bit extreme," Ollie insisted, but Becky tried to convince him it would "save" lives.
"Tomorrow, we're gonna take that hospital down," she insisted.
Will Ollie come to his senses and stop Becky's plot?
Hollyoaks airs new episodes from Mondays to Fridays at 6.30pm on Channel 4, with first-look screenings at 7pm on E4. Selected omnibus episodes are available via Amazon Prime Video.
If you would like more information or support about Pick's disease/frontotemporal dementia, please click here for guidance from Rare Dementia, or click here to learn more about the Alzheimer's Society.
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