Elsewhere on the Square, viewers have watched as the Slater family uncover the real extent of their money troubles, which have seen them face losing their home.
And, things are set to get worse in upcoming episodes where gangster newcomers the Panesar brothers, announce they are their new landlords.
As the legendary family embark on trying times, could fans see a new face join the soap in the form of their guardian angel, here to save the day?
EastEnders continues tonight at 8pm on BBC One.
If you’ve been affected by Linda’s storyline, national helpline Drinkline, offers free, confidential advice on 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am–8pm, weekends 11am–4pm).