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Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: April 06, 2014
 

Episode Theme song: "Are We All We Are" Pink
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Savannah revealed that Dave stole her baby. Vinny visited Brett, who confirmed Savannah's story
- Leah was unnerved when Dominick seemingly disappeared after the custody hearing
- Robertson Enterprises released their new line, Petals
- Robbie and Victoria went to Italy in hopes of finding Jonas and proving Donovan's innocence in Ernesto's death
- Adam revealed to Helen that he may be the father of Cassie's baby

Scene One - Robertson Enterprises; Dominick's Office

"I still think that this is a good idea," Leah announces to everyone in her father's office. Despite the fact that Dominick is currently not around, she still knows that she has to help run Robertson Enterprises. The longer Dominick remains "missing", the more she gets worried however. She doesn't want to assume that something bad has happened to her father, but she doesn't understand why he would simply leave without a word to her, or any member of their family. Especially since he left right after Paige's custody hearing, at a time when she needed him most. "Despite my father not being here, we have to continue to run this company like everything is okay. The meet and greet will promote that."

"Is everything okay?" Savannah asks as she takes a sip of her coffee. "I haven't been with the company for a very long time, but it doesn't seem like Dominick to just up and leave like this. Not after all his hard work on Petals."

Robin looks up at Leah, trying to hide her worry. "Daddy just needed some personal time. He's fine and the company is fine. I agree with Leah. We should go ahead with this fan meet and greet idea. The two of us, Savannah, the fans want to see the faces of Robertson. It could be a lot of fun. We could mingle and bring a personal touch to Robertson Enterprises."

Savannah looks back at Robin and nods her head. While she normally would agree to do a meet and greet, since she has been in Twin Peaks she has been reminded that her child was stolen from her. She had no idea that Dave's brother Vinny would be in Twin Peaks and the entire ordeal would be back up in her face again. She doesn't honestly know if she can stand to be happy and smiling for fans for hours on end now.

"I still think it would be better if Dominick was here," Savannah finally tells them. "What if he wanted to wait until after the re-release."

"He would want to jump on things while Petals is still fresh," Leah tells her, knowing her father's business savvy. "Look, I know I'm the newest member of this team, but I have a lot of experience in this field. I know that our father would want to do this Savannah. If you don't want to move forward, I think we'll do one with just Robin. It would add so much if you were there because you are the face of Petals."

"She's right," Robin continues, looking at Savannah. "The two of us would draw in a lot of attention."

Savannah sighs and nods her head, knowing that she is out numbered. She doesn't want to jeopardize her job; she will do the meet and greet. "Okay, okay. Let's do this fan meet and greet. I'm in!"

Scene Two - Roboto; Bob's Office

Kim slowly opens the door to Bob's office door at Roboto and peers inside. She spots her husband sitting at his desk looking over some files. She assumes he's reviewing the Petals numbers as Robertson recently launched their new line and it has been doing very well in it's first few weeks out. She sighs a little wondering if today will be the day Bob and her finally reconnect and are able to make love again. It has been months since they were together in that sense and she's growing more and more frustrated each and every day. She never thought of the downside of marrying an older man, but she still has many needs and Bob's sexual desire may be not be what it once was. Now that she is out of the hospital, she craves her husband again.

Bob hears her at the door and turns around. "Oh, Kimberly," he says looking at her. "Aren't you going to come in?"

Kim nods her head back at him slowly before she comes in and closes the door. "I didn't want to interrupt you," she tells him as she walks up to his desk. "I was hoping that we could have some together time. It seems like it's been awhile."

"We had dinner together last night," Bob quickly replies to her, not realizing what she really means by together time. "You know that I'm extremely busy with the company these days, especially with the Petals launch."

Kim rolls her eyes slightly realizing that Bob is far too focused on work to be with her. "How are the numbers?" she asks him, deciding to ignore her needs and pretend to understand Bob's fixation on out doing Dominick in the business world.

"They are very good," Bob informs her as he tries not to grind his teeth. He hates that Dominick's new line is doing so well. "It makes me realize that I have to do more to ensure Roboto comes out on top."

"I've heard this all before," she quickly replies to him. "You said all of this after Robertson released The Blooming Rose a few years ago. Will this battle never end?"

Bob shakes his head, shocked that Kim would even ask such a thing. "I can't believe you're asking me this. You know how business works Kimberly. As soon as you let up, even for a moment, the competitors come in and try to gain sales and revenue. You have to always be thinking of how to end up on top. That's how this works."

"Yes, of course," Kim nods back to him, still frustrated with her husband. "I suppose I think there's more to life than all of this."

"I've worked my entire life to create this company. I can't let it be second best. Not to anyone," Bob tells her. "I should get back to work."

Kim smiles. "Okay. I guess I'll go shopping," she tells him as she walks to the door. "I'll see you at home later?"

"You will. Have a nice time shopping," he replies to her as he sits back down at his desk and tries to come up with some ways to get his company back on top, completely oblivious to Kim's frustrations.

Scene Three - The Sugarbowl

Reese enters the coffeehouse wearing a suit and tie as he is about to head into Roboto for his first day on the job. He is rather excited by the direction his life is taking after the porn ordeal with Dean. He still hasn't heard back from Dean since he presented him with legal papers to sue him for posting his solo video online, but he isn't too worried about that. He knows that Dean has to reply by a certain date, or he will automatically win the case and Dean will be left with nothing except a hefty fine.

He pays for his coffee and walks towards to the coffee bar trying to focus on his new job. He hopes that he is able to fit in at Roboto okay and do a good job for Bob. He has never had an office job, but he is ready to prove himself. He is ready for the next chapter of his life.

"Reese," a man's voice calls out from behind Reese at the coffee bar.

Reese turns his head and sees Craig stand next to him, setting his coffee cup down on the bar next to his. "Craig, this is a surprise. How are you?"

Craig puts some sugar into his coffee. "I'm doing well. It has been awhile since I've seen you too. How are you doing? You're looking sharp today," he observes the suit and tie on his former boyfriend.

Reese chuckles a little. "Thanks, I got a new job. I start today."

"Really? That's cool," Craig replies to him. "You have time to grab a seat and talk?"

Reese nods to him. They sit at the window seat. "I'm working at Roboto now. I've never had an office job, but it should be a nice change of pace from what I have been doing."

"I'm sure modelling was very difficult," Craig winks to him, teasing him a little. "I actually wanted to talk to you about something a little bit more serious."

Reese arches his eyebrow. "I'm not sure what you would have to talk to me about that is so serious. I haven't seen you in so long."

"I know," Craig says back to him. "I know that the last few times we have seen each other, it has been a little bit awkward because of my relationship with Andy."

Reese nods his head recalling how he was upset when Craig and Andy first started dating because Reese had dated both of them in the past, although Craig and Reese never took their relationship into the bedroom. Still, he felt an awkwardness at first.

"I guess I just wanted to tell you that I'm sorry for any bad feelings that you had. It really wasn't my intention. Despite us not working out, I have always thought you were a great guy," Craig continues to tell him, being sincere.

"Thank you Craig, I really do appreciate that," Reese says back to him. "It was weird at first, I have to admit. But I've grown used to it. And obviously something is working with you and Andy since you two are still together."

Craig smiles a little. "He's a great guy. Every relationship has ups and downs but it's nice that we are making it work. I take it you and Dean are still doing good too?"

Reese rolls his eyes and takes a drink of his coffee. "Dean and I are over," he finally says back to Craig.

"I'm sorry to hear that," Craig says. "I'm sure you'll bounce back in no time."

Reese smiles back to him. "I think it's time I focus on me for awhile, you know. That's what I want to do now."

"There's nothing wrong with that."

"I've enjoyed this Craig. It's nice to have friends to just chat with," Reese tells him as he checks his watch. "I should get going though. Let's do this again?"

"Absolutely," Craig replies to him. "Good luck on your first day!"

Scene Four - Twin Peaks Police Station; The Holding Cells

"You didn't have to come you know," Donovan tells Andy, who is standing on the other side of the jail bars that Donovan is behind. Donovan looks at his friend and hates that Andy has to see him in this state. He wishes that he could somehow prove his innocence in these charges that are pending against him. He feels like he is wasting away behind bars as he awaits for his trial to start.

"You didn't think that your friends would just not support you, did you?" Andy questions him back. "You have so many people standing behind you. We aren't just going away."

Donovan gives him half a smile back. "Thanks Andy. I really do appreciate that."

"Tell me how you're doing. How you're really doing," Andy replies to him. He can tell his friend is stressed out. He looks like he hasn't been getting much sleep and pale; not that being in a jail cell would help with either of those things.

"I'm fine," Donovan quickly says back to him. "I just hope that my Mom and Victoria can find some way to get me out of here. There has to be a way to prove that my Dad is setting me up for all of this."

Andy sighs. "Donovan, I know you better than this. I know when Eva and Victoria are here you try to play up how well you are doing. But they aren't here right now. So, I'm asking you again: how are you? Really?"

Donovan looks down for a moment as he feels his eyes swell with water. He shakes his head as he fights tears before he looks up at Andy. "I'm scared," he says in a whisper. "If you heard some of the things my father said to me … he hated me. He hated everything that I am. I think he did this to me to get back at me."

Andy reaches for Donovan's hand through the bars and grabs it. "What did he say to you?"

A tear falls from Donovan's eye. "He hated that I am gay. He called me disgusting. Maybe this was his last laugh at getting back at me for not being more like him."

"You are nothing like Ernesto," Andy says to him. "And that's a good thing. There are clues out there that will prove you didn't kill him Donovan. And when they are found, you will get out of jail and you will be able to live your life."

"I hope so," Donovan tells him, his voice still cracking. "I feel so hopeless in here."

"Never give up. Everyone is working to help you, including me. I won't let anything bad happen to you," Andy tells him as he squeezes his hand. "Have faith okay?"

Donovan nods his head back as he tries to keep positive thoughts in his head. "Thanks for being here Andy. I really appreciate it."

Scene Five - Florence, Italy

"I can't believe you grew up here," Robbie tells Victoria as they walk down a street in Florence, Italy. His eyes wander around the beautiful city that surrounds him. He has never been to this part of Europe before and while they are there trying to prove Donovan's innocence, he can't help but be taken in by the beauty of his surroundings.

"It's very magical, isn't it?" Victoria asks him as he nods back. She grabs his hand for a moment and points to a small wooden building that is across the street from them.

"What's that?" he asks her, looking at the structure, which looks newer than almost everything else in the city.

"That's where my father's restaurant was," she tells him. "That's where the fire happened where Eva was able to fake her death."

They walk across the street and look at the building, which was obviously rebuilt after the fire happened all those years ago. Robbie continues to hold Victoria's hand and he feels her tremble a little. "Are you okay?" he asks her, realizing this may be overwhelming for her.

She nods her head and looks at him with some tears in her eyes. "It's just surreal to be back here, you know? It's been so many years since I've seen this place. For so long, I had tried to block this from my mind. I have so many memories, painful memories from being here. This probably sounds silly."

"Not at all," he tells her. "What you went through in your childhood, no one should ever have to go through Victoria. It's only natural that you're having some emotions seeing it again."

She puts her hand up on the building and closes her eyes for a moment. She turns around and looks across the other street, where there are some older houses lined up. "That is my childhood house," she tells him as she points to the third one in the block. "We lived across the street from the family business," she explains to Robbie. "Ernesto always thought it was so easy for him and Eva to be at the restaurant late and quickly get home. Donovan and I would often be fast asleep by the time they would get home. Or, Eva would still be closing and Ernesto would come home first…." she pauses, not wanting to continue the sentence because she knew that's when he sexually abused her.

"You don't have to go on," Robbie tells her. "Did you guys ever sell the house?"

Victoria shakes her head. "Not as far as I know. Let's go see if there's still a key in the hiding place. I'm positive my Dad would have kept the house. I'm sure he was living there all these years."

They walk across the busy street and walk into the houses yard. Victoria goes around to the side of the house and pulls out a small, old, rusty soup can. Inside the can is a key to the house. She looks at Robbie. "Bingo."

Robbie stops her for a moment. "Are you sure you're ready to go back into your childhood home, where everything happened?"

Victoria nods her head back to him. "Maybe there's something that can help Donovan here. Let's do this."

She walks around him and up to the front door of the house. She puts the key into the lock and turns it. The door opens and she looks back at Robbie. "Let's go back to my past," she tells him as she prepares to enter the house.

Scene Six - Roboto; Reese's Office

Reese looks around his new, large office and can't help but smile at the sight of it. He had been in both of his parents offices before, numerous times, but he never really believed he would have one of his own one day. Now that he has seen it, he really likes. He has a large fire place and a mini bar for when he has clients in his office; there's two large sofas and a large desk.

"This is awesome," he says to himself as he continues check out his new digs.

"Knock, knock," someone says at the door causing Reese to turn around and see Savannah standing at the door. "I hope I'm not interrupting, but I wanted to stop by and see how you're doing in your new digs."

Reese smiles at his friend and opens his arms to her. "Can you believe this office?"

"It is pretty swanky," Savannah tells him as she enters the office. "I brought these flowers for you. Just to say congrats again on your job."

"You're so sweet," Reese tells her as he hugs her. "Thank you."

"I hope you don't get into trouble having me here," Savannah tells him as they exit their hug. "You know, the model of the competition hanging out with you and all."

Reese laughs. "I don't think that'll be a problem. Plus, I won't tell Bob that you stopped by. Problem solved," he winks back to her.

"Good idea," she replies to him.

"Would you like anything? A drink or something?" Reese offers her.

"No, I think I'm okay."

"Okay, so what's new with you? Have you made any progress with finding your baby?" Reese asks her, knowing that Savannah revealed to him that she was dating Dave Victors and he apparently stole their child together.

Savannah sighs and looks at her friend, her only friend in Twin Peaks. "I've been talking a lot with Dave's brother, Vinny. I don't know … I get the feeling that everyone thinks that I'm lying for some reason."

Reese comes up to her and puts his hand on her shoulder. "Maybe it's just a shock to them, you know? Dave has been gone for a few years now. Vinny learning that his brother had a child may just be a surprise to him. Especially since he stole the child from you. God only knows where the baby is."

Savannah turns to him. "I have to find him Reese. I have to find my baby. I feel like I'm consumed with this."

"I can only imagine," Reese replies to her. "What can I do to help you find him?"

Savannah shakes her head. "That's the thing. I have no idea where I would start looking."

Scene Seven - The Michaels Home; Daisy, Trenyce & Andrew's Home

"If Brett confirmed that Savannah was dating Brett, then it must be true," Trenyce tells Vinny and Daisy as they in the living room after Vinny has told them about his visit to see Brett at prison. "I never got the impression Savannah was lying about any of this. She has too much pain in her eyes when she speaks about it."

Daisy looks over at Vinny hoping to see what he is thinking about all of this information by reading his face. At first, she thought Savannah may have been lying but she has had a change of heart. "I tend to agree with Trenyce," she tells him as she squeezes his knee. "I think Dave and Savannah had a child together and he stole the baby."

"But why would he do that?" Vinny asks them, wondering what Dave's motives could have been.

"It could have been anything," Trenyce replies to him. "I mean, he claims that he locked you up to get your parents money. He was insane."

"Trenyce!" Daisy scolds her, knowing that Vinny is still sensitive to his family and how people talk about them.

"I'm sorry," Trenyce quickly replies. "I just think that it's impossible for us to try to figure out what Dave's motives could have been."

"She's right," Vinny says to them. "Dave was crazy. We have no idea why he would have taken Savannah's baby. Brett could be the one lying now."

"You know what I think?" Trenyce tells them as Daisy and Vinny look over at her. "I think we have to help Savannah find her baby. We have to find the child."

Daisy looks back at Vinny, who nods back. "I agree. I think we should try to find my nephew," he says to them. "The question is, how? And where do we start?"

Scene Eight - Twin Peaks General Hospital

Helen pushes the close button in the elevator and watches as the door slowly closes shut. She leans her back up against the wall and sighs heavily. She looks over and sees Adam standing next to her, looking straight ahead. She hates that they are at the hospital today to have a paternity test done on Cassie's child. The child that could have been fathered by her husband. She is still having a hard time wrapping her head around the fact that Adam slept with Cassie while she was impersonating her. She firmly believes that Adam should have been to tell the difference between her and Cassie.

"Are you going to say anything to me today?" Adam finally asks his wife, breaking the long silence between them. He has felt the tension between him and his wife ever since he confessed that he could be the father of Cassie's child.

"I don't know what to say," she whispers back to him. "I hate the fact that we are even here today."

"I'm sorry Helen," he replies to her, looking at her. "I wish I could take back that one time I slept with her. But I can't. I just wish …"

"You can wish all you want, it won't change anything," Helen snaps at him as the elevator doors open. "Let's get this over with."

***

Natasha looks at Shane as they enter the elevator to go up to the floor where Cassie's room is. They are here to support Adam and Helen as they undergo the paternity test to see if Adam is the father of Cassie's child. Deep down, Natasha is still worried that Shane could be the father as well, despite him claiming that he never slept with Cassie. Something about Cassie's words when she told Natasha that Shane was the father are sticking with Natasha and she can't explain it.

"I hope this goes well today," she finally tells Shane.

Shane sighs not knowing what that really means. "I don't know what well is in this case. Adam is the father? That means he and Helen will forever be tied to Cassie. He's not the father? Then who is?"

"This is what will prove that though," Natasha tells him. "We have to know who the father is. Are you sure you don't want to do the test with Adam?"

Shane turns and glares at her. "You're still on this? Really, Natasha, I thought we had moved past this."

Natasha shrugs. "I'm just saying, it could be a good thing to get confirmation once and for all."

Before Shane reply, the elevator door opens and he walks off leaving Natasha to take a deep sigh.

***

Adam and Helen are about to enter Cassie's room when they turn and see Shane and Natasha approaching them.

"Hey guys," Natasha tries to fake a smile to them, as she knows that they must be as nervous as she and Shane are. "Have you seen Cassie yet?"

"No, we were just about to go in," Adam replies to them. "Thanks for coming today."

"We wouldn't want to be any where else," Shane says to him. "Let's get this over with."

They open the door and enter the hospital room. Cassie looks up from her bed and over at the four guests entering her hospital room.

"Wow, a party for me? You shouldn't have," she spits at them.

"We are here for a reason," Natasha replies to her. "We are going to do a paternity test on the baby. We want to know who the father is."

Cassie starts to laugh at the four of them. "Fine. I already know Adam is the father, but I'll let you do the test. Call the doctor," she says with a grin on her face.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Victoria & Robbie get romantic in Florence
- Jeff & Leah have a touching moment
- Helen has a confession for Adam

 
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