Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: December 29, 2010
Episode Theme song: "Bent" Matchbox
Previously on One Day at a Time
Scene One -- The Victors Estate; Dave, Brett & Vinnys Childhood Home
The New Years Eve party is in full swing. Brett has ordered a staff of waiters that are walking around with trays of champagne and appetizers. The grounds are open to the guests as well, as Brett wanted a steady flow on the main floor of the large estate. Under Daves strict instructions, no one was to go exploring as he did not want to entertain the thought that someone may accidentally find the secret room where Meggan and Vinny are being held hostage, so everyone has been told to stay on the main level.
Brett takes a drink of his champagne and looks around the living room. He doesnt see Dave, which is a good thing. He recalls Dave telling him that he would be hanging around to ensure nothing goes wrong. The thought, however, scares Brett to his very core. What if someone spots Dave while they are talking to Brett? What if someone puts it together? He knows that it is too late to change his mind about the party, but he is starting to realize that maybe Dave was right: the party was a bad idea, although a part of him would like this nightmare to end. He downs his glass and smiles as he sees Daisy approach him.
Happy New Year, she smiles to him as they share a quick hug.
Same to you, he whispers into her ear as they are embracing.
Youve out done yourself with the party, she replies to him. Your childhood home is absolutely beautiful.
Thank you, he says back to her. Are you having a good time?
Of course. This is exactly what I needed. No Trenyce, no Andrew, no Chris. I love that Im having a good time with unlimited champagne! she chuckles to him not wanting to reflect on the drama of the recent months.
Speaking of, it looks you like you need another glass. Lets go grab one together?
Absolutely, she winks as she leads the way to find a waiter.
Leah laughs at one of Robbies jokes as she holds a glass of sparkling water as she isnt drinking because of the baby. The couple looks like theyre glowing in their happiness as they are preparing for their child to be born in the upcoming year. After the rocky road of the past year, they are both looking forward to having a calmer year in 2011. Leah looks over and spots Jeff at the party. She turns around so her back is facing him; she had no idea that he was going to be at the party tonight. She hasnt actually seen him since he came by her house the night of the first snow storm where she told him that he wasnt the father of her baby, which she now knows is true since her father had a paternity test done for her. The two of them did speak on Christmas day, but she was surprised to see him at the party.
Are you okay? Robbie asks her as he quickly picks up on her sudden apprehension. He looks over and spots Jeff and immediately understands. Do you want to go?
No, Leah quickly replies to her husband. I just havent seen him in awhile. Im fine. Well be okay. We have to get used to the fact that Jeff will always be in our lives, right?
Yup, Robbie smiles over to her. And hes with someone else, so maybe its a sign that hes moving on.
Leah looks over her shoulder and sees Jeff and Madeline standing together laughing and drinking champagne. When did this happen? She asks herself. She had no idea that Jeff was ready to move on, yet alone seeing someone knew. Maybe, she thinks to herself, that theyre just friends.
I hope he is moving on, Leah replies, unsure she really believes what she is saying. For so long shes had Jeff pining over her, and a part of her has enjoyed the fact that he has wanted her. Theyve been each others rocks since Noah has died, it seems odd that he is moving on, even though she has made it clear that she wants to make her marriage to Robbie work. He has always been her crutch.
Before she can say anything further to Robbie, Victoria approaches the couple. She looks at Robbie, and she knows that this is their opportunity to really explore the Estate. She recalls how they were travelling to the estate the night of the snow storm, but Natashas car accident prevented them from reaching their destination. Hey guys. Happy New Year, she says as she arrives at the couples spot in the living room.
Same to you Victoria, Leah replies to her.
Can I steal you for a second Robbie? Victoria asks as she purses her lips together.
Robbie looks over at Leah, who nods. Yea, sure. I was going to get some food. Go ahead, Ill be fine, Leah smiles to him as they kiss on the cheek. Leah walks over to the food table leaving Robbie and Victoria alone.
Whats up? he asks putting his hands in his pocket.
Can you believe were here? Victoria says quietly, not wanting anyone to hear them. I think we should use this opportunity to look around. I know last time we couldnt because of Natasha and Trenyces car accident.
Robbie looks around and spots Brett with Daisy. He arches his eyebrow. Do you think its a good idea with Vinny here?
Victoria gulps, Remember the night of the storm? You asked me to tell you the complete truth? Robbie nods as he is expecting something more to come from Victoria. Okay, thats not Vinny. Its his twin, well actually triplet, Brett. Hes been posing as Vinny for years. I found that out, and thats why they shot me years ago.
Robbies mouth drops open stunned by what Victoria is telling him. He knew that that there had to be more to the story than what Victoria had been telling up to that point, but he never imagined that Vinny would have two twin brothers and one has been posing for him for years. So wheres Vinny? he asks which is the first question that came into his head. The real Vinny Victoris?
Thats exactly what Im wondering, she responds to him. And now that Meggan is missing too Can we go look for something now?
Yea, I think thats a good idea, Robbie tells her. Lets not make it obvious. Go upstairs. Ill be up there in about five minutes so no one sees us leave together. Make sure no one sees you.
Victoria nods to him and slowly exits the room. Robbie looks inside his pocket and sees his gun and his badge. He does up his tux button again as he knows that he doesnt want to let anyone know that he is carrying his weapon. He looks down at his watch and realizes he can sneak out now. He quickly exits the room.
Leah approaches Jeff and Madeline, whom are talking and drinking a glass of champagne each. Madeline smiles at Leah when she arrives at them.
Happy New Year, Leah smiles to them as she raises her glass of sparkling water.
Same to you, Madeline replies. Excuse me for a second, Ill give you guys some time alone.
Thanks, Jeff tells her as she walks away. He turns his attention to Leah. Whats going on?
Leah shrugs and takes another drink of her water. I just wanted to come say hello. I havent seen you in awhile. A lot has changed, I gather.
Jeff arches his eyebrow. What are you talking about?
You and Madeline, Leah says nonchalantly.
Jeff laughs, Ah, so now that I have what appears to be a girlfriend, you come around? Part of him is loving that Leah is displaying this form of jealousy, but another part of him is thinking that she is going completely overboard.
I didnt say that at all, Leah jumps back at him on the defensive.
For what its worth, Madeline and I are just friends. She just got out a relationship and I well, Im learning that I cant pine over someone that is married. We are enjoying each others company, Jeff tells her back.
Hearing the words from Jeffs mouth, Leah feels a lot better about the situation. She cant bring herself to admit that she was jealous thinking that Jeff and Madeline were together, but she does know that knowing that they are just friends makes her feel more at ease. She doesnt want to keep harping on the same subject though. I was going to go to Noahs grave tomorrow, did you want to come with me?
Jeff pauses and takes a drink of his champagne and then gives her a quick grin, Sure, thatd be nice.
Madeline approaches the snack table knowing that Jeff and Leah still have some unfinished business. While she has enjoyed Jeffs company as of late, she still has lingering feelings for Will and she knows that Jeff still has feelings for Leah. The last thing Madeline wants to do is to jump into another relationship, especially when she knows that there is more going on with Will than he is telling her. For months, she has got the feeling that he has been keeping something from her, and she is determined to figure it out. She isnt sure if she should use her PI firm to start looking into his past or not, but she is thinking about it.
As she takes a bite of the cracker with caviar on it, she is started by a presence behind her. Having fun Patty cakes? a voice from behind her says.
She turns around and is stunned to see Dave. What are you doing here? Wheres Brett? Arent you scared of getting caught? She has never seen Dave out when she has seen Brett already this evening.
Whats New Years with out a little intrigue? he winks back at her. Besides, Brett is with Daisy right now, Im safe.
Youre playing with fire. I only hope you get burnt, she replies as she takes a drink of her champagne. Excuse me, will you.
Not so fast. I need your help with something.
I told you, Madeline says turning around and glaring at him. Im done helping you. Now get out of my way!
Dave laughs to himself. I saw your mother and father outside, didnt I? I guess Ill go have a talk with him about how your days in New York city.
Please do, Madeline replies not turning around to look at him. Im sure hed love to hear what you, of all people, have to say.
With that, Madeline walks away from Dave and reproaches Jeff. Dave quickly exits the main living room as he didnt want to get spotted by someone else. The nerve of Madeline, he thinks as he enters a hallway and quickly enters a study. He looks around and realizes that he must go to Preston and tell him the truth. Threatening Madeline isnt working anymore. But, he realizes, if he tells Preston the truth, Madeline can reveal everything she knows.
Damn it! he yells in frustration, as he realizes that hes in a rough place right now. He puts his hands down on a desk and bends over trying to keep himself calm. The door opens and Reginald, the estate butler enters.
Sorry to bother you Master David, but I thought I should warn you, he says with his heavy British accent.
What is it Reginald? Dave asks looking over.
I saw two people heading upstairs. I thought I should warn you since you made it clear that everyone was to remain on the main level. Its that same woman that was here last spring, the doctor.
Dave takes a deep breath and realizes that its Victoria. He smiles over to Reginald, Thank you. Ill take care of it.
As soon as Reginald leaves, Dave stands up straight. Its time to finally put Victoria out of her misery.
Victoria and Robbie walk down a long hallway on the second floor of the large estate. There are many doors on both sides of them, and a lot of exotic, gothic furnishings in the hall way itself. Victoria passes a large steel knight and gasps.
Who the hell decorates like this? she asks, partly puzzled, partly freaked out, Robbie, who is next to her.
Some people like it, he offers as he tries to find reason. This is like a maze Victoria, he notes about all the bedrooms they are passing. Im not sure how well every figure out which one has a clue.
Victoria stops and thinks, trying to remember something, anything that may help them. Youre right, this is a wild goose chase.
They open a door and see a library. Lets go in here and try to regroup. No one will know we are in here, he tells her as they enter the room. They close the door behind themselves to ensure no one knows where they are.
Victoria sits on a leather sofa in the library and puts her hands over her face. Im trying to remember that night that Dave shot me, but so much of it is still a blur, she admits to him as Robbie studies some of the books on one of the many shelves.
He picks one up and arches his eyebrow. This is interesting, he says noting that it says Diary on the spine of the book. As soon as he picks the book up from the shelve, the entire book shelf rotates exposing a secret walk way!
Robbie, oh my god! Victoria gasps as she stands up.
Robbie turns to her and grins, Look what I found! Ready to see what the Victors are really hiding?
Scene Two -- The Glubbs House; Shane, Cassie & Dawns Home
Shane lays baby Dawn in her crib as shes fast asleep. He watches his daughter sleep for a second and feels his heart warm inside. He loves his daughter more than he can express. As he slowly walks out of the nursery and down the hall way, he cant help but think about Cassie as well. Shes certainly come along way in a short time. He knows that they were having trust issues, mostly because he couldnt get over Natasha quickly enough for Cassies liking, but he has truly made the effort to let her go and make a good life with his wife and baby. While he doesnt think of Natasha as often, he knows that deep inside he does still love her, but he is making a life with Cassie and his daughter. He has enjoyed how close they have gotten lately and will continue to get closer as the weeks pass by.
As he walks downstairs he hears the front door bell ring. He quickly recalls seeing Adam and Helen the previous day and he invited them over for New Years Eve, something he didnt run by Cassie, but he thought that she would be okay with it considering that Cassie and Helen went to lamaze class together. Shane feels bad that they are going through this rough time dealing with the death of this child and separating; he wanted to ensure the couple had something nice to do for New Years Eve.
By the time he reaches the living room again, Adam and Helen are in the living room with Cassie. I thought I heard the door bell ring, he says as he puts his arm around Cassie. Im glad you guys could come!
You invited them over? Cassie asks, slightly alarmed that Shane would do such a thing without asking her first. Not that she really could have said no without looking suspicious, but she knows that she doesnt feel completely comfortable around Helen and Adam since she stole their baby. She does, however, keep herself calm by reminding herself that Dawn has already gone to sleep for the night.
I hope thats okay. I thought it would be nice to have us celebrate with another couple. You know, like a double date type of thing, Shane tells Cassie back.
Its a great idea! Let me go get another couple of glasses, Cassie nervously smiles as she quickly departs the room.
So how are you guys? Shane asks Adam and Helen as they all sit in the living room.
Pretty good, Adam responds. Thanks for the invite tonight. We didnt have any plans this evening. Its nice to get out and clear our minds for awhile.
I thought as much, especially after the year you two have had. Happy Anniversary, by the way! Shane notes the date that last year on New Years, Adam and Helen got married.
Thank you, Helen says, grabbing Adams hand and squeezing it.
Cassie replies with two extra wine glasses and pours Adam and Helen a glass of red wine. Lets make a toast, Cassie says handing Adam and Helen their glass. To friends celebrating New Years together!
To friends, Helen replies as all four glasses touch for a toast. As they drink the wine, Dawns cry can be heard over the baby monitor.
She probably just lost her pacifier, Cassie quickly says standing up.
Could I go tend to her? Would you mind? Helen offers as she stands up setting her wine glass down.
Cassie looks over at Shane, who doesnt have a clue as to why Cassie would be feel apprehensive about Helen going to check on Dawn, and he smiles at her. Of course Helen, Ill be right behind you in case its more than her pacifier.
Helen smiles as she loves taking care of Dawn. She has always felt close to the baby, and she has always chalked it up to the fact that Dawn and her baby would be about the same age together. Helen arrives at the babys nursery and opens the door. She walks in and sees the baby crying. She gives Dawn her pacifier and watches as Dawn quickly stops crying and falls back asleep. Outside the door, Cassie watches Helen and turns around. She can never know, she whispers to herself, startled at the sight of Helen with Dawn. Never.
Scene Three -- The Towers, The Penthouse; Cory & Robins Home
Robin comes down the stairs from the second level of the penthouse and spots Cory as he is about to pop open a bottle of champagne. She looks over at her husband and then looks down at the large diamond she is wearing on her wedding finger. She still, sometimes, has to pinch herself to stop herself from forgetting that she and Cory and truly married and together. After so many years of being separated by Natasha and various other objections, it seems so fitting that theyre finally together. And theyve just returned home from their honeymoon. They both agreed, however, that they would celebrate New Years together alone and that they would tell their families that they are back from their trip after the New Year.
Ah! Cory yells as the cork pops off the bottle of champagne and the bubbles start foaming onto his hand.
Let me grab some glasses, Robin giggles as she rushes over to Cory with a couple of flutes.
Thank you my love, Cory smiles as he pours a couple of glasses. To us, and the New Year that is upon us.
To us, Robin replies as they cheers and both take a drink. Happy New Year Cory.
You too baby, he says as he leans in and kisses her passionately. I love you.
Robin walks over to the living room and picks up her iPhone. She turns to Cory and arches her eyebrow. Did you hear this thing make a noise?
Cory shakes his head, No, but I was busy getting the bubbly ready for you. Why, whats up?
I have a new text message, she notes as she flicks through until she reads the message. Oh! Its Dean. He cant wait to start shooting next week! Robin says of her upcoming modelling shoot, her first away from Roboto.
Ah, Cory replies coldly as he takes another large gulp of his champagne.
That didnt sound too excited Mr! Robin says playing with him., but still noting his apprehension.
Cory sighs and looks over at Robin. He walks slowly over to her. He knows that he should just come clean and admit to her that he doesnt like her modelling as much as he has pretended too. He still hates the idea of so many guys staring at his wife.
Whats going on? You look so upset, Robin asks him as he sits on the sofa. She sits next to him and squeezes his leg. Talk to me.
Okay, he says taking a deep breath. I havent exactly been honest with you about something, he begins as Robin arches her eyebrow again. Im really not a big fan of you modelling. I would rather you didnt, actually.
What? Why? You know how much I love it, Robin says quickly getting defensive.
I know you do. Which is why I havent said anything. But if you want me to be honest, I dont like. I hate the idea that millions of men get to look at you in that light. Im selfish, I want you all for me. Cory admits to her with a sly grin on his face. Im not going to stop you from modelling baby, I just want you to know that it makes me feel uneasy.
Robin leans back not sure how to respond. Shes felt so much support from Cory up to this point, she cant believe that he really doesnt like her modelling.
Say something please, Cory tells her as he looks into her eyes.
I dont know what to say, Robin admits to him. I will still do this.
I know. Im not asking you to stop. I would never do that to you.
Okay. Good, she replies, even though the room is now filled with an awkward tension.
Cory pauses wanting to say something else, but knowing that he needs to change the subject. So, well call your Mom tomorrow?
Scene Four -- The Victors Estate
Melissa and her husband Phil stand in the corner in the living room drinking champagne. Melissa knows that she has to keep her husband happy; she has been keeping her kiss with Dominick a few days earlier a secret from him. In fact, she has been keeping the real reason that they came to Twin Peaks a secret from him. Truth is, Bob called her back to town so she could preoccupy Dominick and keep him away from Sofia. While, Melissa does love Phil, she has always felt like her true love was with Dominick. They did, after all, have a child together in Robin.
Phil watches Melissa and picks up on her fidgety behaviour. He loves his wife dearly, but he wishes he was back in Boston celebrating New Years with their friends and family. Instead, he is at the Estate celebrating with virtual strangers.
Whats wrong? he asks her noting that she just checked her phone again for any new messages. Who are you expecting to text you?
Melissa looks at Phil and glares at him. I was hoping to hear from Robin, she says, even though she knows that either Bob or Dominick could text her. No news though.
This party is boring. Remind me again, why are we in Twin Peaks still? Robins wedding was months ago, Phil asks her as he drinks the champagne.
Ive missed so much time with my daughter Philip. Is it too much to ask that we stay here for awhile?
Meanwhile, my company suffers in Boston. And we miss our friends and family that are there? What really is going on Melissa? Phil asks continuing to be stern with his wife.
Nothing. Excuse me, I think Ill go to the terrace and get some air, she snaps coldly at him as she walks past him.
Victoria and Robbie walk down the long corridor in the secret passage way that theyve found. The cement walls around makes both feel a little uneasy as it is cold and damp. Robbie has his flashlight in his hand. Theyve walked about 50 feet but have seen nothing of use yet.
Theres a big cobweb in front of you, Victoria points out to Robbie as he swats it away.
Thanks. Weve been going for awhile. I havent seen anything yet, have you? he stops and turns to her.
No, but we must be on the right track. I mean, a secret passage? I feel like we are in a James Bond movie, or something, she says trying to find humour, even though she is scared to death right now.
I agree. Im just worried that someone will clue in that we are gone, he tells her.
Before he can say anything, Dave approaches them. There you guys are! What on earth are you doing down here?
Victoria looks at him and wonders if he is Dave or Brett. She cant tell the two apart, so she assumes that its Brett.
Sorry Vinny, Robbie explains to him. We were admiring the amazing house and found this passage. What is this exactly?
Dave arches his eye brow and looks over at Victoria, knowing that she is snooping around. The house is filled with secret passages, actually. They all sort of connect together, but theres nothing down here except spiders and cobwebs, he lies noting that the secret room where Meggan and Vinny are being kept is just a few feet beyond Robbie.
Gotchya, Robbie replies. Well Victoria, we better go to with Vinny back to the party, he says knowing that theyll have to come back to the passage later when Vinny is watching them again.
Yea, good idea. Victoria replies.
Did you hear that? Vinny asks Meggan. Vinny tries to not think about the pain in his arms as he is still shackled to the wall.
Meggan lays on the bed, cuddling her bottle of vodka, even though the bottle is almost empty. Hear what? she asks in a drunken state. I didnt hear anything. What did you hear?
Vinny looks away and again tries to think of something other than how tired his arms are and how weak he is feeling. Nothing, he tells her. Go to sleep. You need to sober up.
Meggan rolls her eyes and lays her head back on the pillow. Vinny, meanwhile, focuses his ears again. He knows that he heard something, or someone outside of the door. If he hears it again, he will make more noise to alert the person that he is in the room.
Where are you taking me? Daisy asks Brett as they walk up the stairs to the second level.
I wanted to show you my parents, Brett explains as they reach the hallway. Brett knows that he is taking a huge risk by having Daisy come up to the second level, but the photo of his parents is not any where near the library where the secret passage is located. Plus, he knows hat Dave will be hiding out for most of the party, so he believes it is safe. Come on, its just down the hall way.
Okay, Daisy smiles as she looks around the amazing house. She cant believe that he grew up in such a lavish setting.
Just as Brett is about to open a door to a bedroom, they hear voices coming out of the library. Who could that be? Daisy asks him. I thought you said no one was allowed up here.
No one is, Brett replies as Daisy walks over to the library. Oh my god! Daisy yells as she sees Dave, Robbie and Victoria. What is going on here?
She turns to see Brett and Dave standing there. Robbie and Victoria are stunned as well as they all finally see the twins together at the same time.
Could someone explain to me what is going on here? Daisy asks. Vinny? she turns back and looks at Brett.
I can explain, he tells her as he comes up to her.
Please do, she demands as she puts her hands on her hips. You have a twin? That no one has ever heard of?
No, theres more! Victoria says, finally knowing that the truth can come out, right here, right now.
Shut up Victoria! Dave orders her.
No, Dave! Brett yells back at his brother, fed up with all of the lies. Hes ready for the truth to come out, regardless of the consequences.
Hey! Thats enough, Robbie orders. The truth needs to come out now!
Tell them the truth Dave, Brett finally agrees with everyone, looking at his brother in the eyes. He can see that Dave isnt ready for the game to be over yet, however.. This has gone on for so long. Im so tired of all the lying.
Dave looks at Brett, stunned that he is finally admitting the truth. Never! with that, Dave pulls out a gun on everyone. Listen to me! Everyone will leave here NOW! I mean it! Get out of here!
David, its over! Brett yells at his brother. I mean it! Vinny and Meggan, they deserve to be free!
Vinny? Daisy gasps covering her mouth as she looks over at Brett. Youre not Vinny?
No, hes not. Vinny is a triplet and hes been missing for years. Brett, the man you think is Vinny, has been posing as Vinny for years, Victoria reveals to a stunned Daisy. I discovered this years ago, and thats why I was shot at the Calimo cabin. My memory has come and gone because of my DID, but Ive slowly been regaining my memory since Ive been better.
This is unbelievable, Daisy says looking at Brett with tears in her eyes. I trusted you. I thought you were my friend!
I am, Brett says grabbing her hand.
Dont touch me! Daisy replies ripping her hand out of Bretts and slapping him. Wheres Vinny? Wheres Meggan? What have you done with them?
Nothing. They are not here! Dave yells pointing his gun at everyone again. Im in control here, now get out of here!
Not so fast! Robbie yells as he attacks Dave from behind. The gun goes flying and Robbie punches Dave in the face! He knocks Dave out and grabs his gun. Wheres Vinny? Robbie asks Brett, who points down the secret passage way. Robbie races down the secret passage until he finds the door to the secret room. He tries to turn the door handle a couple of times, but its locked. He backs and kicks twice before the door slams open. He sees a drunken Meggan and a shackled Vinny. Oh my god!
Victoria rushes down with the key that Brett gave her. She looks inside the room and is stunned to see Vinny shackled to the wall. She rushes over and helps Robbie unlock him. Here, take this, Robbie tells Victoria as he gives her his gun. Just in case. If you can help Meggan walk, Ill help Vinny.
Okay, Victoria says as she grabs Meggan and helps her walk. Soon all four are back in the library. Daisy is on the phone with the police. Robbie lays Vinny down on the sofa. We need an ambulance too, he says as he looks over at Daisy, who nods in approval.
Suddenly Dave gets up and attacks Robbie from behind! Im not done with you! he yells at Robbie as the two of them start to fight.
Victoria pulls out her gun and aims it at Dave. Stop Dave, or Ill shoot! she screams over at him.
Try it! Dave grins as he reveals another gun and aims it at Robbie. Youre the cause of this downfall, youll pay for this! Dave looks at Robbie and pulls the trigger! Two bullets enters Robbies chest as Daisy screams! Victoria, not even thinking, pulls the trigger of her gun and a bullet hits Dave in the leg. He screams and looks over at her, but she pulls the trigger again. Dave falls to the ground with a bullet in his head. Victoria drops the gun, shocked that she just took a life. Her eyes immediately look over at Robbie, who is also laying in a large pool of blood, as she hears the crowd yell 'Happy New Year' from first level.
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