Megan attempts to bring the girls together. There is excitement in the air as the day of the big football match arrives, but there is animosity both on and off the pitch. The girls and Harry bed down for a big slumber party gossip, tension rises with Maria and Gemma over Mick, and Mario turns up the heat on Lucy with a proposition. Vas sets about apologising to those he has wronged, but will his tears be enough? The Essex gang head to Mallorca, where Megan and Pete face more accusations, Arg confronts Lydia and Bobby tries to broaden his cultural horizons. Lydia hopes for a stress-free 21st birthday meal. Arg, Jess and Elliot finally move into the same apartment block.
Pete Wicks causes a stir amongst the single ladies. Joey and Sam go on a double date with Essex's newest couple Arg and Gemma. Lauren and Mark discuss plans for their engagement party. Joey celebrates his birthday with an 80s-themed party. Can Tom really resist Lucy's charms? Lockie realises he wants to be with Danni, but is it too late? Pete tracks Megan down to make a big declaration, but will it. Arg and Gemma have an awkward chat. In an emotional episode, Lydia and Debbie are each heartbroken over their war of words concerning Arg, while Vas opens up to Lauren about his sexuality.
Lydia sees Gemma for the first time since her shock admission. Chloe and Lauren come face-to-face for the first time. Nanny Pat gets new dentures. Lauren Pope spills the beans. The episodes are split into parts which can be a bit annoying to watch — but free G Shore? Old flames Lewis and Sam also reminisce.
Megan is left in tears at the Halloween party thanks to Lockie. Charlie King returns to Essex to help Gemma get fit. Cara and Mick spend the day togethe. Pete steps in when the rumours about Megan's behaviour in Marbella push her to breaking point. There is excitement in the air as the day of the big football match arrives, but there is animosity both on and off the pitch. Danni wonders whether she made the right decision in leaving Lockie. Charlie and Gemma talk after Gemma is revealed as Ricky's mystery texter.
Happiness turns to heartache for Megan when Danni drops a bombshell about Pete, who ends up heading home early. Will Kirk's plan to woo Amy pay off? Mark and Lauren host their engagement party. Lockie has words with Danni for stirring up trouble. Lucy goes on a mystery date - will she finally ma. And new boy Jamie continues to ruffle feathers. What next for Lucy and Mario? New boy Ricky announces that he is on the market.
Amber T's dishonesty starts to catch up with her. Not for the first time, cracks are appearing in Jake and Chloe L's relationship. Megan is upset to hear that Chloe M and Courtney have been socialising with Lydia and co. The holiday continues on the party island of Ibiza. Could Lauren and Jon's budding relationship be under threat a. Mario hires a Bruno Mars impersonator to serenade Lucy.
Billie and Cara hold an EsSex and the City-themed Valentine's Day party. The Wrights celebrate the Royal Wedding, and Mark wants to get back into the promoting scene following Joey Essex's successful launch night. Episodes are priced from £1. Most of the cast attend Gemma's quiz night. Bobby and Charlie argue when Bobby is not invited on a boys' night out. Can Lauren get over him by indulging in some serious dating? Chloe S accuses Megan of playing the victim.
With Lockie finally moving on, is Danni really ready to let him go? Georgia gives Tommy some ground rules. Lauren Pope visits her cosmetic surgeon. Jess is worried about Ricky's commitment to her. Mick and Kirk bond during a father-son fishing trip, Sam spends a cosy Sunday lunch with the Wright family and Arg tackles his body issues head-on. Mario talks to Tom P about texting Jess.