Episode 1028
Walking in a Straight Line
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: February 10, 2024

Episode Theme song: "Easy Lover" Ellie Goulding

Previously on One Day at a Time
- After a verbal spat with Cassie, Isabelle fell down the stairs and miscarried. She told Cassie she would tell everyone that she pushed her unless Cassie agreed to leave town
- Cory and Penny found a cell phone at the site of the plane crash that had a text from Antonio advising to crash the plane. Antonio and Robin, meanwhile, made love
- Cheresa told Dawn that she hates lying to Chris
- Donovan and Jasper saw one another in Mexico. Jasper rushed off
- Frederick and Felicia were revealed to be alive
- Eva wanted to meet with a specialist to help Dominick

Puerta Vallarta, Mexico

"Are you sure we are going the right way?" a panicked Lukas asks Donovan as they run through the cobbled streets of Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, while Sergio and Meggan follow behind them. They had been at the Palm night club trying to find Jasper, who had been spotted there a few nights earlier, when Donovan saw the former nanny. While Sergio went to inform Lukas and Meggan of the sighting, Jasper noticed Donovan and bolted from the club. Donovan, immediately, started chasing after Jasper, which made Sergio realize what was happening. Now, they are trying to ensure they keep up with Jasper as they don't want to lose sight of where he is heading.

"I'm pretty sure that's him up there," Donovan points while he runs next to his husband. "He's probably heading home!"

"I know the area very well," Sergio says while he tries to keep his heart rate down while they are running. "There's some apartment buildings just up there."

"We can't lose track of him now," Lukas replies to the group. This could be our only chance to get Olly back!"

Meanwhile, Jasper rushes up to the front door of his apartment building. He turns back quickly, hoping that he has lost the men that he used to work for. He fumbles with his keys in his hands as he tries to find the right key.

"Come on, come on," he whispers to himself before he unlocks the door and rushes inside. "I have to get Olly and get the hell out of here!" he says as he gets to the elevator and quickly presses the button to go to his apartment.

The Pink Flamingo at the River Rock Casino

At a table in the restaurant, Dawn and Cheresa sit across from Chris and Trenyce, who wanted to take their daughter to breakfast to celebrate her new position at Twin Peaks General Hospital.

"I can't believe you ordered a pitcher of mimosa's," Cheresa chuckles over to her parents as she takes a sip of her laced orange juice.

"Why not?" Trenyce asks her quickly. "You getting this position is a big deal; your father and I, we are so proud of you!"

"Your mother is right," Chris nods over to Cheresa. "We couldn't be prouder of you, Cheresa."

"Well thanks guys," Cheresa feels her cheeks flush. "Between you two, and this one," she playfully jabs Dawn's arms. "I am feeling like a lucky girl."

"We are the lucky ones to have you in our lives," Dawn replies to her girlfriend before she kisses her quickly on the lips. "So, do you know when you start?"

"Yea, day after tomorrow," Cheresa informs the group. "I have a couple of days to go get some new work clothing."

"You'll like fine no matter what you wear," Trenyce tells her daughter.

Before anyone can say anything else, Chris' phone starts to ring. He looks at it and then over at Trenyce. "It's the babysitter," he reveals to her. "I'll take this quickly to make sure everything is okay with BJ and Tinah. I'll be right back."

Chris walks away from the table as he puts the phone to his ear.

Once he's away from the table, Dawn looks at Cheresa, who is standing up from the table. "I'm just heading to the restroom, I'll be right back," Cheresa announces to them as she walks away from the table.

Dawn looks over at Trenyce with a sly grin on her face. "I guess those mimosa's are hitting her," she chuckles.

"Her and I both, but this is fun, I'm glad we could do this for her."

"Me too," Dawn nods back to her. "Have you given any thought to what I said to you the other day?"

Trenyce puts her fork down as she recalls when Dawn showed up at her office at Robertson Enterprises and told her that if she continued to make Cheresa lie to Chris, she might risk losing her daughter. Trenyce has thought about it, but she still doesn't think she can tell Chris the truth about her affair with Andrew as it will just cause unnecessary drama between them.

"I have thought about it," Trenyce uneasily tells her, as Chris comes back up behind her, but he pauses to close his phone. "And I don't think I will lose my daughter. Look how well today has gone."

Dawn gulps back to her as Chris comes closer to them, now listening to what they are saying. "I just know that Cheresa hates lying, Trenyce," Dawn tells her. "And the longer this lie goes on, the worse it is going to get."

Chris arches his eyebrow wondering what they are talking about. Just as he is about to ask them, Cheresa also returns to the table. "I'm ready for another mimosa," Cheresa announces, as the women chuckle and Chris wonders what lie Cheresa is telling.


At another table, Robin looks over at Nicholas, who looks exhausted, as they share their breakfast together. Robin wonders why her brother is so tired looking; he normally gets a good amount of rest each night.

"You look horrible this morning," Robin says as she takes a sip of her coffee while she looks over at Nicholas.

Nicholas shoots her an uneasy look. "What's that supposed to mean?" he asks while he takes a drink of his strong coffee.

"You just don't look like you had a good rest. Is everything okay?"

Nicholas sighs back to her as he recalls how the previous night, he and Andy took Clayton's dead body and buried it at the Victors mansion. They were up to the wee hours of the night, and the guilt of killing and burying a man is weighting on him heavily.

"It was a long night," Nicholas finally responds to her. "But I will be fine. I just need a little sleep. How are things with you?"

Robin finishes chewing the piece of her omelet before she sets her fork down. She thinks about the previous night when she and Antonio made love for the first time; he had to leave shortly after because of a crisis with Isabelle, but she feels incredible that they are in this place because after Cory's death, a part of her never thought she would be with a man again.

"Things with me?" she asks him with a sly grin on her face. "I'm really good."

Nicholas arches his eyebrow. "I know that smile," he tells her quickly. "Does this have anything to do with a man? Maybe a certain man that owns this very restaurant?"

Robin chuckles back to him. "Antonio and I, we are growing closer," she admits to him. "And I have to admit, it feels pretty damn good."

Penny's Farmhouse; Holdenville

"You want me to pour you another cup of coffee?" Penny asks Cory as she stands up from the small kitchen table and moves to the coffee pot to get herself another cup. They just finished having their breakfast and she wants to know if he wants another cup.

"Yea, that'd be nice," Cory replies to her. "How'd you sleep, by the way? We had a lot of excitement last night; heading back to the site of the plane crash and all."

Penny chuckles back to him and she moves over to him and pours him a cup of coffee. "You can say that again," Penny tells him. "I have been worried about that text message you found on that cell phone; Antonio advised the pilot to crash the plane. This Antonio guy, he wanted you dead, Cory."

"I know," Cory sighs back to her heavily. "I haven't been able to think about anything else."

"Did you have any more memories overnight? Any luck remembering who the hell this Antonio is?"

"No, I wish I did," Cory tells her. "But I will tell you this, I won't stop until I remember. I will find out why Antonio wanted me dead, and I will stop him because I have a feeling there is a major reason he wanted me out of the picture. I just have to remember."

Twin Peaks General Hospital

Abby steps off the elevator at the hospital and moves towards one of the meeting rooms where she is going to meet with Eva and Will. Despite Abby not being married to Dominick, Eva extended an invitation to her as they are going to meet with a specialist in hopes of bringing Dominick out of his coma. Abby, deep down, is a little worried about this because if Dominick wakes up, she has no idea what he will remember about her role in the stroke.

She opens a door and sees Will and Eva sitting at a table. "I hope I'm not late," she announces as she moves to a chair and sits down.

"We are still waiting for Dr. Clarke," Eva replies to her quickly. "She should be here any moment, so your timing is perfect."

"I really do want to thank you for having me at this meeting," Abby looks back at Eva and then over at Will. "After it was revealed that my marriage to Dominick isn't valid, I didn't think that I would get to help Dominick's medical issues anymore."

"Despite that, I know that you loved him very much," Eva tells her.

"I still do," Abby sighs to her.

"We are all in this together," Will says to everyone. "We all want Dominick to wake up."

Before anyone can say anything else, Dr. Stephanie Clarke walks into the room. "Sorry to have kept you waiting," she says as she sits at the table.

"No worries, doctor," Will looks at the doctor. "Have you had a chance to review Dominick's file?"

"I have," Stephanie purses her lips together.

"And? Do you think you think you can help my husband?" a nervous Eva asks the doctor quickly. "Do you think you can help us bring Dominick out of his coma?"

The Victors Mansion

Frederick sits at his desk that is in the small office space within the secret tunnels in the Victors mansion. His mind is racing on the fact that Tyler was at the mansion a few days earlier, obviously looking for something. He just hopes that Tyler hasn't figured out that he is alive; the fact that he didn't find the entry to the tunnels is a good thing, but he has to ensure that no one knows that he and Felicia are alive.

"I have to make sure I carry out my plan before I reveal that we didn't die in the fire at Raven's Meadow," he whispers to himself. "I have plans for Felicia and myself; I must carry them out first."

He picks up a bottle of medication and looks at it carefully. "Speaking of Felicia, I should go give her some medication; she is going to need it so I can carry out my plans for her."

He stands up slowly, clutching the pills, as he moves towards the bedroom where Felicia is desperate to give her the medication.

The Cascade Apartments; Cassie & Max's Home

"Mom, you're going to burn a hole in the floor if you keep pacing back and forth," Max notes to Cassie, who is walking back and forth in the living room of the apartment that they live in together.

Cassie pauses and looks back at her son, trying to calm her nerves. Her mind is racing about the fact that Isabelle is trying to blackmail her into leaving town; if she doesn't leave town, Isabelle is going to tell everyone that Cassie pushed her down the stairs, which resulted in her miscarriage. Cassie knows that everyone will believe Isabelle because of her history.

"I know, I'm sorry," she replies to him. "I'm just trying to figure out my next step."

"Do you want to talk about it?" Max asks her, curious about what his mother is talking about.

"No, once I figure out what it is I'm going to do, I will let you know," she tells him. "But thanks, Max. What are those files that you have in your hand?"

Max looks at the files he has from Roboto before he looks back at his mother. "These are files for work; Roboto is working with Rockwell Mining on an upcoming collaboration."

"Rockwell Mining?" Cassie asks him quickly. "Is that the company that MacKenzie Rockwell owns?"

"The one and only," Max smiles back to her. "When you see what we've created, you'll be amazed."

"I'm so proud of you," Cassie moves up and hugs him. "You've really grown into a wonderful young man, Max."

"Thanks Mom, but I meant what I said earlier," he tells her as they exit their embrace. "If you need to talk to me about what is troubling you, I'm here."

The Calimo Mansion

Jacob moves into the living room of the Calimo mansion, where he sees Isabelle looking out the French doors. He knows that earlier in the morning, Isabelle was discharged from the hospital and he brought her back to the mansion. He can tell that she is still upset by the miscarriage as she barely said two words to him on the drive home.

"Can I get you anything?" Jacob asks her as he moves closer to her. Isabelle turns to him and shakes her head no. "Hey, it's okay to talk to me, okay? You don't have to keep everything bottled up inside."

"I know," she whispers back to him. "It's just…it's hard, you know? Being back here so soon after the loss of the baby."

"Maybe bringing you here was a mistake?" he suggests to her. "I can get us a room at the Executive Hotel, if you'd rather?"

"I don't know," she admits to him. "I guess I am just trying to navigate what this looks and feels like. I think, I think I need a few days."

"You can take all the time you want," Jacob replies to her quickly. "And if you want to talk about the night of the fall…"

"No," Isabelle quickly replies. "I can't talk about that. Not yet, maybe not ever. So, you might never know what exactly happened because it's too painful for me, Jacob."

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Jasper quickly opens the door to his small apartment and rushes inside. He sees the babysitter that he hired to watch Olly.

"Hey, you can leave now, but please use the backdoors, okay?" Jasper tells the younger woman, who scurries out as she realizes that he is a weird mood.

Jasper rushes up to the door and locks it when the sitter leaves. He rushes over to Olly, who is fast asleep in his small bed.

"Sleep well baby," he tells the baby. "They won't get you, I won't let them."

Suddenly, he stands up straight when he hears Donovan banging on the front door of the apartment. "Jasper! We know you're in there! Jasper! Open the door!"

"My God," Jasper says to himself, as he can see that Donovan is starting to kick the door in. Jasper quickly looks around and sees an open window, where there is a fire escape.

"I have to get out of here," he whispers to himself. "They can get Olly back but they can't find me; I can't go to jail," he tells himself as he rushes to the window, hoping to escape.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Sergio chases after Jasper
- Dr. Clarke asks Will for help
- Adam and Helen share their news

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