Episode 688 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: April 21, 2021

 

Episode Theme song: "One Mo' Gen" Mariah Carey

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Abby told Andrew that he was the father of her baby. Andrew told Chris he made a mistake; Chris told him that mistakes can be undone
- Lukas realized that he had to talk to Craig about what it would take to have the charges dropped
- Max told Cassie that there might be trouble between Paige & Jacob
- Eva was unsettled by how close Dominick remained to Felicia
- Greg told Brooke that they didn't have a future together
- Meggan threw Jeff out after learning he tried together with Leah
- Trenyce and Chris learned that the FBI had charged Brooke so the charges couldn't be dropped

The Cascade Apartments; Apartment 302; Andrew's Apartment

"After our last conversation, I was surprised to hear from you today," Abby tells Andrew as she moves into his apartment. She couldn't believe that she woke up to a message from Andrew asking her to come see him. She knows that the last time they had a conversation Andrew was still reeling from the fact that she announced her pregnancy to him and told him that he was the father. Abby knows that he isn't aware that she also slept with Max too, and she has to keep it that way. She wants this baby to be the thing that brings her and Andrew together finally. She just has to find a way to make sure Max goes along with this plan. "Does this mean that you've had time to think about the baby?"

"I haven't thought of much else," Andrew replies to her as he closes the door to his apartment. "It's not something I was expecting to hear. How one night could lead to…well, this."

"It wasn't something I was expecting either," Abby nods back to him. "But, here we are."

"Yea, here we are," Andrew uneasily says back to her. "Look, I'm going to be honest with you Abby…"

"Okay?" Abby moves closer to him, thinking that he is about to say he wants them to reunite so they can raise their child together. "You can tell me anything Andrew, absolutely anything."

Andrew uneasily smiles back to her before he returns to his serious face. "I'm not ready to be a father," he stuns her by his revelation. "I think this entire thing is a huge mistake."

***

Upstairs at Craig's apartment, Lukas furiously pounds his fist into the door hoping that Craig is home. He knows that he has to talk to Craig to see if there is anything that he can do to make him drop the charges against him. If not, Lukas' entire world as he knows it will forever be changed. Hell, he could go back to jail for "raping" Craig, which he still doesn't think it what actually happened. He will do whatever it takes to make this go away.

"What the hell?" Craig opens the door annoyed by Lukas' non-stop pounding on the door. "Do you have any respect for anyone or anything?"

"We have to talk," Lukas barges into the apartment, ignoring Craig's words. "And, I'm not leaving until we do."

"Ugh, you and your husband are the worst, do you know that?" Craig slams the door closed, getting fed up with Lukas and Donovan always showing up at his place to read him the riot act, especially when he is the victim in this situation. "Well, hurry up. I don't want to spend my day with the likes of you."

"These charges," Lukas sternly looks back at him. "What will it take for you to drop them, Craig?"

Craig bursts into laughter at Lukas' words back to him. "You think you can just show up here and wave a magical wand and these charges will go away? You're even more pathetic than I thought. You need to leave, you shouldn't be here Lukas."

"I am serious Craig," Lukas looks back at him with intent. "I will do anything you want to make these charges go away. Name it and it's yours."

Craig uneasily looks back at him realizing that Lukas is being serious. "Like I said, I think you should go, you shouldn't be here."

"Fine, I'll go," Lukas replies to him. "But think about it Craig. Really, truly think about it. Do you really want to go to court and battle out our flirtation and kissing in a court of law? I'm giving you the chance to make this all go away. Just tell me what it will take."

Robertson Enterprises; The Studio

Cassie slowly opens the door to the studio and sees Jacob hustling around the space as he clearly has a busy day ahead of him. Cassie watches the young man for a moment and realizes that she still finds him incredibly attractive; she wishes that he would realize that they are good together and give them a second chance at happiness. Now that Max has informed her that there might be trouble in paradise between Jacob and Paige, already, she hopes that this is their time to recapture what they once had.

"You look rather busy this morning," Cassie finally makes her presence known in the studio, causing Jacob to stop moving and look over and his former fiancé.

"I am," he replies to her. "We have a shoot coming up in Pairs; I have a million things to do. So, I likely don't have time for this," he informs her.

"Oh Paris, I love that city," Cassie moves closer to him. "Are you going on the shoot? I'm sure I could sneak away and spend a few days in the city of lights."

Jacob uneasily chuckles back to her. "No, I'm not going. And even if I was going, I'm not sure why you'd want to tag along. We aren't together anymore, remember?"

"How could I forget?" Cassie asks him. "You never let me forget that. I did hear that you and Paige hit a bump in the road …"

"And now we are back on smooth, fresh, concrete," he says back to her. "Whatever happens between Paige and I doesn't matter Cassie, we are over. I will ever want to be with you again."

"I don't believe that," Cassie shakes her head to him. "The way you looked at me in the elevator when I had no clothes on said everything I needed to know that you still want me. And, you and I both know that I will always be more of a woman that Paige will ever be."

"I'm busy Cassie," Jacob replies to her quickly. "Thanks for stopping by."

Cassie chuckles back to him. "Fine, I'll go. But you know damn well every word I've said today is true. You want me Jacob, and it's only a matter of time until we are together again."

***

Upstairs in Dominick's office, Felicia accepts the glass of white wine from her ex-husband before he sits next to her. She moves some of hair out of her face and then takes a sip of the beverages.

"What do I owe this lovely glass of wine too?" she asks him as she purses her lips together to him.

"Do we have to have a reason to have a glass of wine together?" Dominick questions her back.

"I suppose not," Felicia replies to him. "It is nice to have this time together though. Things seem relatively calm for a change."

"How do you think Tyler is doing? I know it hasn't been easy for him accepting Daisy's death."

"He is still struggling," Felicia nods back to him. "I don't think he has even started the grieving process. Let's just hope when he does, he handles it better than when we lost Blake."

Dominick uneasily gulps hard back to her, knowing that for the longest time everyone blamed him for Blake's death. It seems like a life time ago now, but he thinks about his grandson on a daily basis. "I still think about him, you know. I think about our grandson every day."

"So do I," Felicia admits to him. "I believe Tyler and Kim do too. It is impossible to not think about someone we lost when he was so young."

"Such a damn tragedy that entire ice storm," Dominick shakes his head. "Anyways, how did we get on such a dark topic? You are right, we have a lot to celebrate right now. Including, an upcoming Robertson photo shoot in Paris!"

"Paris?" Felicia grins back to him. "Goodness, I haven't been there in ages."

"Neither have I," Dominick says back to her. "Tragically, I can't attend this time either as I have too much to attend to here. But, we should plan a family trip soon. Doesn't that sound fun?"

"Oh, it sounds lovely!" Felicia chuckles back to him. "You and I back in Paris after all these years, it would be magical Dominick."

At the doorway of the office, Eva stands frozen having just overheard her husband make plans with his ex-wife to go to Paris together. She leans up against the wall and takes a deep breath knowing that she has seen multiple close moments between Dominick and Felicia in the last few weeks and now this. She doesn't know how much more of this she can handle, but she knows that something has to change.

The Sugarbowl

"You didn't notice anything different about Abby the last time you saw her?" a concerned Brooke asks Greg as they sit in the back booth of the coffeehouse together. Brooke recalls how the last time she saw their oldest daughter, Abby was laying on the sofa claiming she had a flu bug. Brooke, however, believed that something more was going on with her daughter and encouraged her to talk to her about it. Brooke realizes that with everything that has happened with their family in the last few months, Abby might not want to talk to her about things though.

"I can't say that I did," Greg shakes his head back to her. "I guess I wasn't paying that close of attention though."

"Yea, if you could that would be great."

"You're really worried about her?" Greg asks her back. "What do you think is going on with her?"

Brooke shrugs her shoulders back to him. "I wish I knew," she admits to him. "I just had this feeling that something was troubling her and she was keeping it bottled in."

Before Greg can reply, Brooke's cell phone rings. She pulls it out of her purse and looks at Greg. "It's Josh, I have to take this," she tells her husband as she answers her phone. "Josh, hi. What's going on?" Brooke asks her lawyer as she listens to his response. "Really? That is so soon?...Yea, I get it. You think we are ready? … Okay, thanks Josh. Chat soon."

"What was that all about?" Greg asks her as Brooke puts her phone away.

"My trial," Brooke looks back at him with worry on her face. "The Judge has set a date."

"When is it?"

"The first week of May," Brooke tells him.

"That's so soon," Greg looks back at her in surprise. "Is Josh ready?"

"I'm going to meet him now," Brooke replies to him as she collects her things. "I am running out of time Greg and I have to be ready. I can't go to jail for this."

"If I can do anything…"

"Thanks," Brooke uneasily smiles back to him before darts out of the coffeehouse.

Greg sighs and hopes that Brooke's trial goes well as he doesn't want to see the mother of his children go to jail for giving him their daughter. He runs his hand through his hair and pulls out his cell phone from his pocket. He opens his text messages from Kim and finds himself sending one: "Free later? Could blow off some steam…"

***

Jeff moves out of the way as Brooke bolts through the doorway as he is coming into the coffeehouse. As he collects himself from not getting stomped on, he happens to see Meggan sitting at the window bar by herself. He looks at her for a moment and recalls how she threw him out of her house the other day after she learned that he went to see Leah after Logan's custody hearing; he knows that she has every right to be upset with him for going to see Leah first and when he saw her in bed with Cory, he reached out to her. Still, he wants to ensure that she knows that he wants to be with her and their son. Nothing else matters now.

"I'm glad I ran into you," Jeff quietly says as he moves up to her. He wants her to understand what happened and how he is committed to her now.

She turns to face him but immediately rolls her eyes back to him. "You shouldn't be here. I have nothing more to say to you, Jeff."

"Meg, come on," Jeff sits next to her and tries to make eye contact with her. "Look, I get what happened wasn't fair but I have meant every word I have said to you."

"Ugh, you're such a pig," she groans back to him. "You only came to me because Leah didn't want you! Do you know how degrading that is? Do you know how that truly makes me feel?"

"I'm sorry," Jeff tells her. "I really truly am sorry. I was just hoping…"

"You can hope all you fucking want," Meggan stands up from her chair and glares at him. "You and I, we are over. For good this time. I want nothing more to do with you. The sooner you get that, the better off we will all be."

The Davenport House; Trenyce's Home

Trenyce paces back and forth in the living room of her home that she took over from Daisy years ago when Daisy moved in with Vinny. She has lived in this house since she came to Twin Peaks all those years ago. Her mind is racing on the fact that when she asked Simona Lopez to drop the charges against Brooke, she advised her and Chris that the FBI is now involved so they can't drop the charges. Trenyce is furious about this because she had hoped that by dropping the charges, Cheresa would come around sooner to having a real relationship with her and Chris.

"Damnit, what I am going to do now?" she asks herself as she hears her doorbell ringing. "I have to do something to get my daughter back in my life. I refuse to go on like this!"

She scurries to the front door and sees Chris standing on the other side. "Here to gloat that I couldn't drop the charges?" she asks him as he moves into the house.

"Of course not," Chris replies to her. "I came because you and I, we have to get on the same page where our daughter is concerned, Trey. If we are odds, how is that going to look with Cheresa?"

"Oh this is rich!" Trenyce tells him. "You're the one who went behind all of our backs with that damn restraining order!"

"I know I made a mistake, but that's in the past. We have to get beyond this."

"Let me tell you something," she moves closer to him and points her finger in his face. "Nothing will stop me from getting my daughter back, I don't care if you're involved or not!"

"You don't mean that," he shakes his head to her. "You know I want Cheresa in my life too."

"Then start acting like it damnit! You need to get on my page, not the other way around!"

"Okay, okay," Chris tries to calm her down. He moves closer to her and pulls her into a hug. "It's okay Trey. We will get Cheresa back. I promise you, we will."

She pushes him away, not wanting his embrace. "Right now, Chris, this is all on you! You're the reason that Cheresa is so distant from us, it all started with that damn restraining order!"

The Cascade Apartments; Apartment 302; Andrew's Apartment

"I don't think I understand," a confused Abby replies to Andrew, who just revealed to her that he isn't ready to be a father to their baby. She was expecting him to tell her that they could be a family together so she isn't sure what he is talking about. "You're not ready to be a father? What does that mean exactly?"

"Someone gave me some good advice," Andrew looks back at her. "They told me that mistakes can be undone, Abby. I think this entire situation is a mistake that we have to undo."

Abby shakes her head back to him. "You can't just undo a pregnancy, Andrew. We made love and now I am carrying a child. There's no going back."

"I get that," Andrew looks back at her. "But we do have options, Abby."

"What are you talking about?"

"An abortion," Andrew whispers back to her. "I want you to end the pregnancy," he reveals to her as Abby gasps out in horror.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Abby lashes out at Andrew
- Trenyce blames Chris for Cheresa's problems
- Andy hears a noise in the mansion again

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