Episode 17 // Written by: Dallas Walsh

Previously on One Day At A Time
-Robin seduced Cory, as he made the first attempt to move on from Natasha’s ‘death’
-Adam and Victoria had sex, Shane caught them. Shane agreed to the divorce from Victoria
-Daisy recalled the childhood memory offf the house fire that claimed the lives of her parents
-Investigators in Vinny’s murder found a piece of black fabric at the murder scene; Adam noticed a rip in Victoria’s coat
-Jackson accepted Kim’s offer

Scene 1
Setting: The DeWitt Mansion

Rebecca continues to hide away in her mansion. She paces around the living room, remembering the recent events. Her arrival in Twin Peaks. Her orders from Brett to keep a low profile in the mansion. And wait. For Vinny’s body to arrive. Only, the body never came. The coffin was empty.

"Where could the body be?" Rebecca asks aloud. "And more importantly, what does Brett want with a dead man’s body?"

Her thoughts are interrupted by the phone call.

"Hello....Brett! Finally. Why haven’t you contacted? It’s been weeks!....You’ve been busy? You realize that I have absolutely no life here....What do I want? I want out. I don’t want this so called job anymore. I want to live my life. Being here in this mansion is so boring.....I understand that you have plans. I promise you, I will not say anything to anyone....You’re threatening me?....Yes! I understand. If I say anything, you will have me killed. I promise you....Really? I can go!? Oh! Thank you Brett!....I will stay here. And that way you can reach me at any time. Fine, whatever....OK, thanks again."

Rebecca hangs up the phone and has a huge smile on her face. "I’m free...finally!" she says.

Scene 2
Setting: Roboto, The Lab

Robin arrives at the lab. She looks over some files on her desk. She walks over to the counter, which has test tubes with colored liquids. She begins mixing a few in a new tube. After mixing it, she puts it on the burner. After a few minutes, and then smells it.

"Hmm....not bad. Needs more...."

"Afternoon" Leah says, entering the lab.

"Leah! Hi. What brings you by?" Robin says.

"What’s that?"

"The new men’s cologne. Smell it"

Leah smells the liquid. "Pretty good. I like it, actually."

"Really? I thought it was missing something?" Robin smiles.

"Why are you so happy today?"

"A girl can’t be happy?"

"Wait...there’s a new man in your life, isn’t there?"

"Leah!" Robin yells.

"Who is he?"

"What? Leah, come on."

Suddenly it dawns on Leah. "Oh Robin. No! Please tell me it’s not..."

"Leah. Please stay out of this."

"Robin. Are you seeing Cory?"

"Leah. Please."

"My God Robin! He just lost his wife"

"And I’m helping him move on!"

"Robin! This is the same old story. You being involved with man that’s taken" Leah blasts her sister.

"Cory isn’t taken Leah. Natasha is dead. Doesn’t mean Cory should be dead too."

"Oh, Robin. I thought you had learned your lesson" Leah says, leaving the lab.

Robin watches her sister leaves, and gets upset. "I can’t believe her! I’m finally happy, and she’s trying to ruin it."

Robin walks over to her desk, and then realizes something startling. "Leah may try to turn Cory against me. Or get Robbie too! I can’t lose this. I’m happy for the first time. What can I do?" Robin wonders. "Wait! That’s it. I have to become Mrs. Cory Calvin" Robin smiles.

Scene 3
Setting: A Near By Town to Twin Peaks called White Cove

A young man is in a store, buying some food. He approaches the counter. The younger cashier smiles.

"Hey Jason" she smiles.

"Hi Emily. Having a good day?" he asks

"Better now that I see you" she says.

Jason laughs.

"Is that everything for you today?" she asks

"Yeah. That’s all"

Jason pays Emily and leaves the store. He hopes in his pick up truck and starts to drive home. As he is driving, he sees something strange. He spots a woman on the side of the road, walking slowly. Her clothes are torn. Her hair is a mess. Her face is dirty. And she must be cold. Jason wonders who the stranger is. He pulls up beside her and stops the truck.

"Do you need a ride?" he asks

The woman turns. It’s Natasha! She nods her head, and gets in.

Jason looks at Natasha. "You must be freezing" he tells her. He grabs a blanket from the back of the truck and gives it to Natasha.

"Thank you" Natasha manages to whisper.

Scene 4
Setting: Twin Peaks Police Station

Kim arrives at the station. She meets with Chief Jones.

"Are you sure you want to do this Kim?" Jones asks

"Yes. All the arrangements have been made."

"Where are you sending Jackson?"

"White Cove"

"Really? That’s only a 2 hour drive!"

"I know. It will be easier for me to keep tabs on him. Or you guys. Once Jackson leaves town, I want to move on with my life."

They are interrupted by a female guard. "He’s coming" she says.

Kim gets nervous. ‘Am I making a mistake? Letting loose the man who has tormented me?’ she thinks.

"Last chance to pull out" Jones whispers.

Scene 5
Setting: Jason Sanders’s Home in White Cove

Jason and Natasha enter Jason’s home. The small, 2 bedroom, single story house is a typical bachelor pad.

Natasha, still wrapped in the blanket, stands still. Jason hands her a clean towel, and shows her the washroom. "In the closet are so clothes, my girlfriend leaves here. See if they fit" he says.

Natasha shuts the door.

Jason walks into the kitchen. "I wonder who she is? Should I call the police?" he wonders.

Back in the washroom, Natasha enters the hot shower. As the water hits her skin, she begins to cry. "Why can’t I remember anything?" she asks herself.

Scene 6
Setting: Twin Peaks Police Station

Kim watches as the handcuffs are taken off Jackson. Kim looks at Jackson. A big grin on his face. No longer wearing the bright orange prison jumpsuit. Rather, in his usual black dress pants, and a dark navy silk button up shirt.

"Do you understand the rules, Mr. McQuillan?"

"Yes, I do. Thank you for everything Kim"

"Save it Jackson. I want you out of Twin Peaks in three hours. And I will know every move you make. Trust me." Kim says, turning and leaving. She arrives outside, and breathes some cold, crisp air. ‘God, did I just make a huge mistake?’ she thinks to herself. Kim walks off, just as Jackson arrives outside. He smiles, and takes a deep breath. The fresh, cold air feels wonderful in his lungs.

He then wakes off. Unbeknownst to Jackson, Kim watches him walk away. A tear runs down her cheek.

Scene 7
Setting: Jason Sanders’s Home in White Cove

Natasha emerges from the shower, in the fresh clothes. In the kitchen, Jason turns and spots Natasha.

"Feel better?" he asks.

"Much, thank you" Natasha replies.

"She can speak!" Jason smiles.

"Sorry. It’s just..."

"So tell me your name" Jason interrupts.

Natasha sits down at the table, saying nothing.

"Did you hear me? What is your name?"

"I...I....I don’t know." Natasha says, getting teary.

"You don’t know?"

"No." she whispers. "I can’t remember. I don’t know what happened."

"My God."

"Please, you have to help me" Natasha pleads.

"What can you remember?"

"I remember....being in the river."

"The river?"

"Yes. I remember I was in the river, and I crawled out, on the bank. I was tired. Really, really tired. I’m not sure how I got there."

"And then...?"

"After resting, I got up, and started walking. I don’t know where, but I walked. And then you found me."

"And that’s all you can remember?"

"Yes" Natasha says, getting tears. "Please, you have to help me. Please."

Scene 8
Setting: Wild Night

Rebecca enters Wild Night. She spots a waitress behind one of the bars. She also spots a gentleman sitting on a stool in front of the bar. She approaches the bar.

"What can I get for ya?" the waitress asks.

"I’ll have a chocolate martini, please" Rebecca says.

"Coming up" the waitress smiles.

Rebecca sits next to the gentleman. He turns and looks. It’s Jackson.

"Rough day?" he asks.

"Not at all" she says. "I got my freedom" she smiles.

"No kidding? Me too" he replies.

Rebecca is handed her drink. "Well then, to our freedom’s" she says, toasting his glass.

Scene 9
Setting: Twin Peaks General Hospital

Shane enters the hospital cafeteria. He grabs an egg salad sandwich and a coffee. He turns and spots Leah sitting near the window. He approaches her.

"Is this seat taken?" he asks.

"Shane?! No. Please sit"

Shane sits across from Leah. "So, what brings you to the hospital? Nothing serious I hope"

"No, nothing serious. Just a check up."

Shane smiles, as he takes a bite of his sandwich.

"So, what’s up with you?"

"Ah, don’t ask." Shane replies.

"Uh-no. What has Victoria done now?" Leah spits.

"We’re divorcing."

"What? Oh my God. Shane, I had no idea. I’m sorry."

"It’s for the best. We are not meant to be."

"At least you found now sooner rather then later"

"I guess. It’s still hard to accept. I’m not one to take my vows lightly"

"I know Shane. But just think, the right girl is out there for you" Leah says.

"I hope so" Shane smiles.

Leah quickly glances at her watch. "Oh! Gotta run."

"So soon?"

"Yea. Sorry. Call me again, we can talk." Leah says.

"Sounds good" Shane replies.

Scene 10
Setting: The Towers; Floor One; Kim’s Apartment

Kim is at home, pacing in her apartment. She can’t stop thinking about Jackson, and his freedom. She worries that she has made a terrible mistake. Her thoughts are interrupted by the door knocking.

"Robbie? What are you doing here?" Kim asks.

Robbie enters the apartment. "I heard Jackson was released. I wanted to make sure you are alright"

"I’m as good as I can be, I guess."

"It will get better, with time."

Kim looks at Robbie. An attractive man was checking up on her. "I don’t think I need time, Robbie. I think I need..."

"What?" Robbie says.

Kim comes closer to Robbie, and puts her hands on his chest. "I think I need...a man" Kim says, kissing Robbie.

Robbie quickly breaks the kiss. "Kim, this is not happening. I don’t want to hurt you, but I won’t sleep with you."

Kim breaks down in tears. She sits on the couch, and covers her face. Robbie sits next to her. He puts his arm around her.

"Kim, it’s alright"

"No, it’s not" she says, crying. "You’re married! What’s wrong with me? Why am I acting like this?" Kim cries.

"You’re hurting. Jackson hurt you Kim. It will take time"

Kim falls into Robbie’s arms.

Scene 11
Setting: The Glubbs Home; Shane and Victoria’s House

Victoria is getting ready for the reading of Vinny’s will. She is about to put on her coat, when she realizes it’s torn. "My God. The coat is torn! Why didn’t I see this sooner?" she wonders. "I hope no one has seen this."

Victoria grabs the coat. She places it in a large black garbage bag. She walks out to the trash can, and places the bag in to the trash can.

"There. No one will know" she smiles.

Scene 12
Setting: Wild Night

Rebecca and Jackson continue to talk, and get to know each other.

"Thanks, Jackson." Rebecca says. "I’ve had a really great time"

"Me too" Jackson says. "Hey, has anyone ever told you, you look a lot like Robin Navy?"

"What?" Rebecca asks, getting tense.

"Hey, yea! I notice that too. My boss has been seeing a lot of her lately. You do look a lot like Robin" the waitress adds.

"Thanks for everything" Rebecca says, leaving. Outside, Rebecca wonders about her connection to Robin. ’I have to remember...I have to’ she thinks to herself.

Back inside,

"Well, that was weird" the waitress says to Jackson.

"Yea, very"

Scene 13
Setting: The Glubbs House; Shane and Victoria’s House

Robbie arrives at the Glubbs home. He rings the doorbell, but no one answers. He turns to leave, but sees the garbage truck arrive. As the garbage man is putting the trash in the truck, the bag rips, and Victoria’s coat falls out. Robbie rushes over.

"Hey, buddy. Can I see that coat?" Robbie asks.

The garbage man hands it to him.

Robbie sees the torn coat, and realizes it matches the fabric found at the Vinny Victor’s murder scene.

"Thanks a lot" Robbie smiles.

Next On One Day At A Time
-Robbie questions Victoria
-Rebecca remembers her connection to Robin!
-Leah is called out of town
-Daisy gets some exciting news
-Vinny’s will is read

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