Olli is missing Christian. So much so, that he is now forced to make moves on his own sister. *smells hair*
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No, I jest. Olli's clutching her because she's going away for a bit. To...Norway...for....a reason...you know, a lot has been happening, Thore accidentally getting Caro high, Marlene and Rebecca breaking up, Sascha taking up boxing because he knows Olli fancies boxers for a scheme with Andi. The details of it are mostly unimportant. But Olli is missing Christian, so he invites him to come back to Düsseldorf for a visit, and wants to organise a surprise party.
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Ricardo and Andi have the day off and can help organise it, so Jessica suggests they strip again because the producers wasted 6 weeks teaching them that choreography so basically every party in the show will have to be a stripping party now to make that cost-efficient because "Christian will definitely enjoy it" - we all know how Christian loves to see naked men in the vicinity of Olli, never gets wildly jealous, and doesn't only fancy women.
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Only Sascha is reluctant to take part, he says he's tired out from all his boxing. As we know, "can't be supportive because he's too busy boxing" is basically Olli's type, but Olli fears his reluctance is because of a certain kusje or two and not the boxing thing.
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Olli reassures Sascha that he thinks he's sexy, and asks Sascha if everything will be okay between them when Christian comes (Olli's words not mine, I promise).
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Sascha reassures Olli that they don't even need to talk about it, to stop worrying, and he'd happily strip with him if he hadn't hurt his wrist playing with Andi (...my words this time). They have a vague tussle over who gets the last word, Sascha lets Olli win.

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Olli goes to prepare himself for Christian's visit in the bedroom. Rose petals, champagne, candles, negligee, the full shebang. Memories...
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But Jessica, Queen of intuition, says that he's only making so much effort because he feels guilty about kissing Sascha. Olli says he's just happy that Christian's coming. Jessica thinks he's over doing it with both the stripshow she suggested and all the kitschy flower stuff, apparently forgetting that she herself suggested the stripshow. But she's right, you can't be slutty and romantic at the same time, it sends mixed signals.
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Later, this chappy accidentally interrupts Olli, Andi and Ricardo practising for their stripping which they still haven't mastered despite having done it in EVERY EPISODE SINCE FEBRUARY (give or take). He is so taken by Olli that even Ricardo and Andi notice. This is a perfectly natural physiological response to seeing Olli, and frankly the only piece of realism in the whole show. Ahh, Olli - his husband is coming to visit, his bar is full of guests, and a hot(...ish, eh) guy just hit on him, everything's going well for Olli.
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Then Sascha brings Olli his phone because it keeps ringing and it's Christian, so Sascha thought it might be important. To be honest, Sascha should have answered it himself - "Hello, Olli's phone, Sascha speaking" "Who? It's Christian, can I speak with Olli?" "He's practising getting undressed at the moment, can I take a message?" "...I suppose. Could you tell him I can't make it this evening, a colleague is ill." "You're not coming to see him for the first time since forever because a colleague is ill, what sort of shit husband are you?" "I... Who are you again?" "Ugh, great. Now Olli will be all sad, and I'll have to kiss him better again." "WHAT?! *gets on next plane*".
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Instead, Olli has to read that Christian isn't coming in a text :(
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They chat briefly on the phone, and Olli tells the others Christian can't come because he has a duty to cover for a sick colleague. Andi says he also has duties as a husband Sascha says he'll cover for Christian's marital duties and Ricardo says he's sorry. They assume the strip show will be cancelled, but Olli says his clothes are coming off this evening whether Christian is there or not, so it'll be less embarrassing for everyone if the show goes on.
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Sascha and Mr Lounge-Jacket watch with varying degrees of enthusiasm/concern as it all unfolds.
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Then Mystery Man goes on a reconnaissance mission and gets info about Olli out of Dana and Bella who have not been taught about stranger-danger.
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With the show over (and Andi demonstrating they maybe should have practised the clothes-on bit too by completely failing to get his dressing gown on), Andi, Bella, Ricardo, Dana, etc are all off to more exciting climes. Ricardo leaves with a hug and tells Olli that Christian doesn't know what he's missing.
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Olli/Ricardo OTP
And Sascha shows of his complete lack of sensitivity by hitting on a girl when Olli is right there. I mean, even if Sascha is so dense that he doesn't even suspect Olli has feelings for him, it's a bit heartless to chase skirt when your friend's husband has stood them up for the billionth time. IMO.
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On hand to comfort Olli in his time of needing comfort, is the oddly-jacketted, not-good-looking-in-profile mystery man, or as we should now refer to him, "Finn". Finn buys Olli a drink. Olli thanks him. Finn says it is him who should be thanking Olli for the sexy stripping. Olli says it was just a show. Finn says he loves shows. Olli says he's married. Finn says he does not care.
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Duff duff...

In conclusion: Christian is even more of a dick when he's not on screen, and I am about 80% converted to shipping Sascha/Olli.
We left Olli yesterday being hit on by Finn, a guy who has a bad jacket, looks hot from some angles with his mouth closed, and aptly demonstrates why the Germans have no word for subtlety.
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What's that Sascha? Trouble? Has Sonny been cornered by a dingo? Or Olli's about to ruin his marriage by getting with another man who is not you? How are we going to solve this one? Try the swoop-in-and-mention-his-husband move.
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Sorry, I forgot to mention that Finn already knows about Christian, and Olli is too miserable to care. Try the "you've drunk too much, I'm taking you home" move instead.
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Agh, failed again. Olli is apparently belligerent when he drinks, and I should have mentioned he's annoyed at you too anyway. That one would have gone better before you chatted up the lady. I know, try the kissing-him-so-he-decides-you-need-to-have-a-talk move.
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No, no, no, Sascha! That's the walking off, glaring at Finn and then staring from a distance move. That's no good at all, Olli is far too drunk to notice looks~. This is all going terribly wrong. You're the worst bush kangaroo ever, Sascha.

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The next morning, Olli wakes up next to Finn (who needs to address his chest hair because really now). I blame Sascha, but what can you do.
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Jessica is very pissed off because she went to pick Christian up from the airport, but he wasn't there, then she was kept awake the whole night listening to Olli and Christian shag. Sascha informs her that Christian never turned up, Olli was with someone else. Jessica naturally assumes it was Sascha. Sascha corrects this assumption with an air of "if only"/"why would anyone think that, I've only kissed him 300 times". He tells her about the guy in No Limits, and Jessica is aghast that Olli would cheat. Sascha is unfazed.
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Olli and Finn are up, just in time to not have coffee and for Finn and Sascha to glare at each other some more. Why don't you just mark your territory by pissing on him, boys? *starts fanfic*
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Finn wants a repeat performance.
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Olli just wants to change his bedclothes :/
Now we get into a bit of a tangle as Olli tries to justify to himself what he feels is unjustifiable - Christian let him down by staying in England, and Christian already cheated on him twice (...plus change), so he has no reason to feel guilty. But he does feel guilty. His conclusion "I've fucked up".
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Jessica tries to comfort him by saying she has fucked up more, but, I mean, so has Cliven Bundy. It's a pretty low standard to set. She tells him not to be so dramatic about the whole thing, and if she were in his position she would have already cheated ages ago with hundreds of men by now but so would Cliven Bundy. She points out Christian keeps letting him down, not visiting, cheating, and picking horses over Olli, so he shouldn't feel bad about this one mistake at all, he should just wash his duvet cover and forget about it.
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Olli isn't convinced it'll work, so he tries to battle his guilt by recording an angsty video monologue message for Christian (which Jo slays, negl), and going outside.

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There he meets a certain Sascha. Sascha reminds Olli that we he tried to stop him until Sascha let the side down, and Olli says he knows and he's sorry. Olli just doesn't know who he is any more. First he kissed Sascha, then slept with Finn - that's not who he is, he wants faithfulness and honesty, but he's losing control and it scares him. This scene is so gorgeous, having Sascha and Olli view everything from completely different sides - Sascha thinking there's nothing wrong with being spontaneous, while Olli is totally freaked out - but reconciling the two, and Sascha giving advice that isn't the easy way out or probably what he himself would do but is the right thing for Olli to do to stay true to himself.
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The show then pisses all over Chrolli's special pissing by the pond moment, by recreating it with Sascha and Olli.
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Quick, Sascha, do the pretending-to-yawn-arm-around-him move!

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I assume Olli's been accidentally putting on Jessica's shirts again, or has sleeping with a man made him suddenly sartorially gayer? I mean, I don't know how men work really, but that's not a heterosexual sleeve-length. Anyway, he has a plan. Sascha suggested he tell Christian, so he's going to tell Christian. Jessica is appalled that her advice as the woman Christian once cheated on Olli with is considered less good than that of Sascha. He doesn't even have a pouch.
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Olli has decided to test the waters by just telling Christian he met someone he likes, not that he cheated. Then Christian will feel jealous, and board the next plane to Germany. Jessica approves of this revised plan. They have both forgotten that Olli has all the guile of a toddler, dooming all off-the-cuff (and most prepared) attempts at manipulation to miserable failure.
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Yeah, so Olli lasts barely 25 seconds on the phone before confessing all. "Just because we're having problems doesn't mean I cheated. ... Okay, I did."
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I know, Jessica, I know.
Christian doesn't react well. Well, we can't hear Christian react, but Olli reacts to Christian reacting as if he didn't react well. Olli however is much cheered! Christian has told him to fly to London, this tells Olli that Christian still cares about him. Or, that he wants to punch him in the face.
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In conclusion: Olli and Christian's whole relationship is just so broken right now. I mean, Olli has so little faith in Christian's love for him that he's happy that he can still make him angry... No wonder Olli's doing weird things and acting in ways that scare him if his confidence is so non-existent that "come here now" from his husband is a compliment. Ugh, show, why are you doing it like this? Thore, why couldn't you have come back for like, a week? ...They had better make Sascha/Olli so fucking perfect to redeem this.
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