Mick Carter appeared to put his revenge plan into motion tonight as he bashed his nemesis Stuart Halfway over the head.
The pub landlord, played by Danny Dyer, finally returned to Walford earlier this week.
However he was infuriated after discovering the Stuart had tried to take over his life while he was gone – as well as frame him.
Intent on cold hard revenge, Mick called Stuart to the garage and hit him over the head.
Later viewers saw Stuart tied up and gagged as he lay in the boot of Mick’s car.
Mick Carter appeared to put his revenge plan into motion tonight
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Mick cranked up the music as he stared down at Stuart.
Fans will remember that Tina was left traumatised after Stuart tied her up while she was drunk and locked her in the boot of the car.
He bashed Stuart over the head
Will Mick kill Stuart?
"Mick, please," Stuart tried to plead through the gag.
But Mick coldly told him: "Let’s go on a little sleigh ride."
He then slammed the boot door shut. Is Mick planning to kill Stuart?
*EastEnders airs tomorrow at 8pm on BBC One
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