Episode 1022
Found My Deepest Weakness
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: February 06, 2024

Episode Theme song: "Sweet Talker" Years & Years

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Madeline slapped Clayton for lying to her about being her brother. Andy and Nicholas, meanwhile, made love
- Jacob told Isabelle that he was going to be with her and their baby. Cassie, meanwhile, was furious with Jacob's decision
- Antonio continued to pursue Robin. In Oklahoma, Cory started to have memory flashes
- Tyler wondered if Frederick was alive and hiding at the Victors mansion

The Tower's; The Penthouse; Robin's Home

Soft jazz music is playing in the background of the penthouse, where a table is set up in the living room with two candles on it. Robin and Antonio sit across from one another enjoying a meal that he brought over from the Pink Flamingo. Two glasses of very expense Merlot are also on the table as they are having some wine with their dinner.

"You know," Robin sets her fork down and looks over at Antonio. "When you said that you wanted to have dinner with me, I didn't expect you to surprise me here at home with a candlelight mean."

Antonio grins back to her as he picks up his glass of wine. "I thought this would be more comfortable for both of us, especially since your nanny is taking care of the children."

"She is a lifesaver," Robin chuckles back to him. "I couldn't do this without her."

"And you do deserve some time for yourself," Antonio replies to her. "I am just glad that you're choosing to spend that time with me."

"You've been so generous to me," Robin says back to him. "You really have spoiled me, Antonio."

"I am only giving you what you deserve," Antonio winks back to her. "And I am hoping that you will continue to let me do that."

Robin purses her lips together. "I think I might," she giggles back to him before she takes a sip of her wine and they lock eyes with one another.

Penny's Farmhouse; Holdenville, Oklahoma

"Penny, your chili was delicious," Cory tells her as he moves his empty bowl to the sink and starts to wash up from dinner. He feels very lucky that Penny saved him from the plane crash and that she is taking such good care of him, including with her cooking skills. "I can't thank you enough."

"It's my way to telling you how much I appreciate all of your help around the farm," Penny smirks back to him. "You've been a lifesaver around here."

"It's the least I can do," Cory tells her as he finishes the dishes and lets the water run out of the sink. "I even appreciate you talking to me about my memory flashes. I hope you're right, I hope my memory does come back."

"I've been thinkin' about that, actually," Penny stands up from the table and looks over at him. "I had an idea that I wanted to run by you; something that might help you with your memories comin' back."

Cory turns to her in surprise as he wasn't expecting her to have an idea on how to help him regain his memory. "You have an idea? I'd love to hear how you think my memory could come back."

"I was thinkin," Penny begins to tell him. "What if we went back to the site of the plane crash? Maybe being back at the site will trigger something and it will help you remember. What do you say, Cory? Do you want to go back to the wreckage site?"

The Young Mansion

Andy and Nicholas move into the living room of the Young mansion, both just wearing some grey sweatpants as they just finished making love to one another. When they got back from learning the truth about Clayton, they wanted to celebrate and that meant being in bed with one another. It had been a long time since they were together that way, but they both picked up right where they left off.

"That was fantastic, by the way," Andy chuckles to him as he pours himself a glass of water at the bar. "You haven't lost your touch."

"Neither have you," Nicholas smiles as he moves up to him and kisses his lover. "I had missed you, Andy."

"I missed you too."

Before Nicholas can respond, they hear the doorbell chime. "I wonder who that could be at this hour?" Nicholas asks Andy as he moves to the front door. He opens it and sees Madeline standing in the cold air. "Maddie, come in."

"Thanks," she says as she moves into the foyer. "It's freezing out there."

"We have fire going," Nicholas tells her. "Come in and get warm."

Madeline moves into the living room and freezes when she sees Andy, almost shirtless. "Oh my God, I'm interrupting, aren't I?"

"No, we were just…uh… hanging out," Andy chuckles to her as he takes a sip of his water. "Are you okay? It's late for a visit."

"I just saw Clayton," Madeline reveals to them. "I told him that we knew that he wasn't a Wilkins."

"How'd he take that?" Andy asks her quickly.

"I didn't really give him the chance to explain himself," she tells them. "I … I slapped him and told him to leave me the hell alone."

Nicholas shrugs his shoulders. "I don't condone violence, but I can't say that Clayton didn't deserve that. He's been lying to you, to all of us, for far too long."

"I am just glad the truth is finally out," Andy chimes in. "Because now, we can all start to move on without lives; without Clayton."

Bar Code

Clayton sits at the bar with a tequila soda in front of him. His mind is racing over the fact that Madeline confirmed to him that the DNA proves that he is not a Wilkins; she was so furious that she slapped him across the face. He can still feel the stinging of her hand on his cheek because she hit him so hard. If he's honest, however, he has no idea how this happened: the first DNA test that was run, provided that he was Madeline's brother; now, this test has confirmed he isn't a Wilkins.

"What happened?" he asks himself before he picks up his drink and takes a sip. "How did one test say I was a member of this family and this test confirmed I am not a Wilkins?"

He sighs to himself as he quickly recalls how he got a phone call from Melissa and she encouraged him to run away. He arches his eyebrow at the memory of the phone call.

"Why would Melissa tell me to run away? Did she know the outcome of the test results before we did? And if so, how would she know?" Clayton asks himself in a whisper, wondering if Nicholas' mother had something to do with the DNA test results.

The Victors Mansion

Tyler slowly drives his SUV up to the old Victors mansion that is on the out skirts of town. He hasn't been there in a long time, but he knew he had to come to investigate his theory that Frederick might have faked his death. If his theory is true, then Felicia could also be alive and being kept by Frederick. He has to get to the bottom of this because if it's true, he has to save his mother from being held hostage by Frederick.

He parks his SUV and slowly crawls out of the vehicle. He takes a deep breath of the cold, crisp air before he looks at the mansion again.

"Well, here goes nothing," he whispers to himself as he moves to the front door. He tries the door, and to his surprise, it opens. Tyler moves into the foyer and then uses the flashlight on his phone to see into the dark mansion.

"Okay, if I was Frederick, where the hell would I hide in this place?" he asks himself, as he continues to look around, hoping to find something that will help him prove that Felicia is alive and well.

The Pink Flamingo at the River Rock Casino

"I know we haven't been on the best of terms lately, but it is nice that you agreed to have dinner with Shane and I tonight," Natasha smiles over to Sophie as they sit across from one another and Shane sits next to his fiancé. Natasha knows that her daughter has not reacted well to the fact that she was faking her illness last year in hopes of trying to keep Jacob and Cassie apart from one another; she just hopes that the fact that Sophie is eating with her tonight means that the ice is starting to melt.

"We both worked late at Roboto, so it seemed like it would make sense," Sophie replies to her before she takes a bite of her poached salmon. "Don't take this as a sign that I have forgiven you yet, because I haven't."

"I know baby, but I am hoping that it is the first step in the right direction."

"I don't want to intrude," Shane chimes in. "But as someone who works with life and death every day, I know that this is a good sign. We have to make the most of the time we have with one another."

Sophie rolls her eyes at his comment before she looks over and sees Jacob moving up to the bar. "Oh, Jacob is here," she tells Natasha, who turns to see her son. "We should ask him to join us."

"I'll go get him," Natasha says as she scoots out of her chair and moves up to the bar, where Jacob is waiting for his takeout order. "Jacob, hi. I'm here with Shane and Sophie; come join us while you wait for your order?"

"Oh, sure," Jacob tells her as they move back to the table where the family is sitting. He sits next to Sophie and gives her a quick hug. "This is a surprise!"

Sophie grins back to him. "I'll fill you in later on this dinner," she whispers to him. "It's not what you think!"

"So, tell us," Shane looks over at his son. "Why are you here grabbing takeout? Why don't you just join us?"

Jacob uneasily chuckles back to his family. "Well, Isabelle was having a craving, so I ordered some food for her. I'm going to take it back to her at the mansion."

"A craving?" Natasha arches her eyebrow. "What's an interesting word…"

"Okay," Jacob puts his hands up. "You guys clued in. Isabelle is pregnant with my child; I'm going to be a father … again."

"Oh Jacob!" Natasha squeals in delight. "This is fantastic news! I'm…I'm so happy."

"Does that mean you're going to stay with Isabelle?" Shane asks his son as he pulls him into a hug.

"It does," Jacob nods back t him. "Isabelle and I are going to stay married, and we are going to raise our child together."

"Oh baby, this is the best news you could have given me, given us," a beaming Natasha replies to him as she hugs him again. "I am so very happy, Jacob."

The Calimo Mansion

Cassie marches up to the front door of the Calimo mansion and starts knocking on the door heavily. She was at home earlier in the evening going stir crazy as she still can't believe that Jacob is staying with Isabelle because she is pregnant with his child; in Cassie's mind, this is still all Natasha's fault for faking her illness last year. Now, she wants to tell Isabelle that she, already, has Jacob's child and she is now ruining their family.

"Open the damn door!" Cassie yells as Isabelle finally opens the door.

"Cassie, what the hell are you doing here?" Isabelle asks her as Cassie pushes her way into the foyer. "Do you have any idea what time it is?"

"I don't care what time it is, princess," Cassie snaps back at her. "You and I, we have to get some things straight, and I am not leaving here until you hear everything that I have to say."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Clayton arrives to talk to Andy & Nicholas
- Cassie confronts Isabelle
- Cory and Penny head to the site of the plane crash

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