Smoke & Mirrors Teasers – 1st – 31st July 2023 Episodes
Thursday 1 June 2023
Mpendulo discovers that Sgwaca is selling low quality weed. Sakhile warns Nthabiseng not to try and ‘save’ Mpendulo. Petunia won’t allow Sindi to go to the cops about Pollux.
Friday 2 June 2023
Martha tells Sindi that if she’s not bringing business to the hotel, she must go. Mpendulo rejects Karabo in front of the whole class. Milly tells him that everyone thinks he’s gay.
Monday 5 June 2023
Mandla quizzes Fanyana about whether Mpendulo has anything to do with Milly wanting to go to the rec centre after school. Leroy learns that Caesar invited Thandiswa to tour the mine.
Tuesday 6 June 2023
Thandiswa and Caesar arrive at the old mine with the engineer and make their way into the elevator shaft. When they reach the first level, rocks fall overhead and trap them.
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Caesar reveals to Thandiswa that there’s a chance they won’t make it out of the mine shaft alive. Millicent and Mpendulo make plans to meet at the rec centre, but he doesn’t pitch.
Thursday 8 June 2023
Sindi blames Petunia for causing their woes. Millicent realizes why Mpendulo stood her up. The rescue team makes contact with Caesar and Thandiswa. Pollux threatens the girls.
Friday 9 June 2023
Trapped, Caesar and Thandiswa open up to each other before confronting the fact that they’re facing death. Millicent comes over to offer Mpendulo support, but he shuts her out.
Monday 12 June 2023
Thandiswa and Caesar are finally rescued from the mine shaft. The encounter has generated undeniable chemistry between them but they agree not to act on it.
Tuesday 13 June 2023
Thandiswa and Caesar deal with the aftermath of their experience. Thandiswa apologises to Mpendulo for putting herself in danger and says they both need to stop being reckless.
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Martha rubs Caesar and Thandiswa’s elevator shaft incident in Virginia’s face. Virginia worries and asks Nthabiseng for advice. Jaxon confronts Caesar about making moves on his ‘woman’.
Thursday 15 June 2023
Virginia and Caesar have a fight about Thandiswa and what Caesar was doing with her at the abandoned mine. Nomeva warns Thandiswa to stay away from married men.
Friday 16 June 2023
Lulu tries to withhold sex from Mandla, but falters. Virginia and Caesar discuss their upcoming anniversary party. Mpendulo breaks up with Milly.
Monday 19 June 2023
Tension rises between Joyce and Caesar when he refuses to return to Joburg. Fanyana catches Millicent sneaking back home and keeps mum about her late-night escapade.
Tuesday 20 June 2023
Thandiswa has an awkward moment with Virginia and Caesar at the party. Martha toys with Thandiswa by introducing her to Joyce. Leroy is forced to save Thandiswa when Jaxon arrives.
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Thandiswa and Leroy tease each other and she learns more about his relationship with Mthetho. Joyce is outraged when Martha tells her that Thandiswa was in the mine with Caesar.
Thursday 22 June 2023
Thandiswa has an erotic dream about Caesar and realises that she’s into him. Joyce decides to suss Thandiswa out under the guise of having her nails fixed.
Friday 23 June 2023
Virginia is stunned to discover that her father has left her mother. Milly sees her own beauty for the first time. Thandiswa assures Nomeva that she is not a home wrecker.
Monday 26 June 2023
Mthetho makes up with Leroy and tells him to warn Thandiswa about getting involved with Caesar. Milly is shocked when Mpendulo slides his hand up her skirt.
Tuesday 27 June 2023
How long will Caesar ignore an itch that screams for his attention? A concerned Mthetho confronts Caesar. How far is Millicent willing to go as she grapples with the coming of age blues?
After Thandiswa and Caesar sleep together, she insists it can’t happen again, however he feels differently. Virginia is nervous about her big event, but is glad for Thandiswa’s help.
Thursday 29 June 2023
Virginia thanks Thandiswa for helping her put together her lunch. Lulu confronts Milly about her bad marks and she promises to do better. Candace wants a conversation with Sindi.
Friday 30 June 2023
Virginia is disappointed to learn that Caesar misplaced one of the cufflinks she gave him. Leroy spots the cufflink attached to Mamiki’s earring and demands that she return it.