Two ‘forgotten’ characters were unexpectedly mentioned on the soap tonight, which left viewers stunned (February 24). The highly suspenseful episode that aired today focused on the manhunt for Kheerat Panesar, who was on the run after hitting Gray over the head with a wine bottle, leaving him in critical condition.
In another scene, Karen Taylor and Mitch Baker, the grandparents of characters Mac and Mia, were debating how they would care for them after their father was rushed to the hospital and required immediate medical attention.
Many fans of the show were surprised to see their names mentioned on the soap again, and they remembered that if Gray is unable to recover from his injuries, they could become orphans.
“My heart breaks for mack and mia,” one distraught fan wrote on Twitter.
Another commenter said: “What exactly is this? For once, Mack and Mia aren’t being forgotten.”
mack and mia ? #Eastenders— faith ✿ panesar family enthusiast (@janinessuki) February 24, 2022
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