Samantha Mitchell has not made the best decisions in life, this time she really takes the biscuit! Next week, she will contemplate abandoning her son in Walford and return to Portugal.
Sam returns for her mothers funeral and surprises Jack. After his initial shock, Jack asks Sam if he can meet his son. It seems little Richard (Ricky) is not that keen on his father, so Jack hatches a plan.
After the funeral, Sam heads off to the wake and gets drunk, Phil is becoming more and more fed up with his sister. Phil has a go at Sam causing her to storm out, Ben soon tells Phil the real reason for her behaviour.
Roxy later sees Sam with her suitcases, she invites her to open up about what's really bothering her. Sam tells her that she is struggling being a mother, she says she is going back to Portugal, without her son.
EastEnders airs these scenes on Monday, July 4 at 8pm, Tuesday, July 5 at 7.30pm and Friday, July 8 at 8pm on BBC One.