Episode 254 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: August 31, 2014


Episode Theme song: "Stop The Clock" Elle Varner
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Cassie started to make friends with her security guard, Harold. Adam and Helen, meanwhile filed a custody claim to Cassie's unborn child. Helen arrived in Cassie's room after she was served. After sharing a few harsh words, Cassie went into labour
- Vinny asked Madeline about Savannah's claim that Andrew was Savannah's son not Trenyce. Madeline denied it, but Vinny believed there could be truth to the story. He told Daisy and Trenyce. Savannah, meanwhile, told Madeline she knows that Maddie stole her baby
- Jeff and Leah got engaged and planned a wedding
- Friends and family worried about Robin after her child was stillborn

Scene One - The Victors House; Vinny's Home

"Okay, Trenyce, please calm down," Daisy tells her niece, who is close to hyperventilating from the news that Vinny just shared with her. Daisy is surprised, too, that Vinny went to see Madeline to get more information regarding Savannah's claim that Andrew is really her son, not Trenyce's. In some ways, it makes sense that Madeline would have information pertaining to that time period as she was still pretending to be Patricia West. Or at least, she was close to being done with Dave and his master plans. Maybe, she had one final piece of Dave's plan that she carried out that no one knows about? Daisy shudders at the thought and she can't bring herself to even think like that, not when she sees how upset Trenyce is by this news. "Madeline's not really giving a straight answer because she really doesn't know what was going on. And maybe the last thing she wanted to do was relive that part of her life. That would make sense, even I still hate thinking about that time of our lives."

Trenyce looks up at her Aunt knowing that she is just trying to help. Trenyce feels her eyes swell with water and looks back down. She can't believe this claim is gaining so much merit. "I can't lose my son Daisy. I can't lose him to this woman with this insane story!"

"I think Daisy has a good point," Vinny says back to them both. "Madeline admitted to me that she didn't want to think about the part of her life as Patricia West. That in itself could explain her attitude when she was giving me her answer," he says back to Trenyce, trying to ease the tension in the room.

"I don't want these second guesses!" Trenyce yells back at them, frustrated that this claim has gotten his far. "Savannah has nothing to stand on. Absolutely nothing! I think I need to go to Dominick and tell him the kind of trouble this woman is causing. He'll fire her, she'll leave Twin Peaks and we'll never have to see this bitch again!"

"Trenyce!" Daisy yells back at her niece, shocked by her language. She understands that Trenyce is upset but she wishes she would restrain herself.

"I'm not apologizing for this Daisy," Trenyce defends herself. "Savannah Pherson has brought nothing but heartache to Twin Peaks since she arrived here last November. It's time she leaves before she really causes some real damage."

"Trenyce," Daisy says back to her, more calm this time. "You know that the child that Savannah gave birth to is Vinny's nephew. Don't you think he has the right to know what happened to his family? If Savannah leaves, we may never learn the truth. This is more than just about you and Andrew."

"I know and I'm sorry Vinny, I really am. I just can't comprehend this woman running around town spreading lies about me and Andrew," Trencye replies looking at Vinny, who nods back at her, sympathising with where Trenyce is coming from.

"Trenyce is right," Vinny announces, surprising Daisy. "Savannah should leave town. It would solve everyone's problems."

Trenyce stands up and wipes her eyes as she rushes into Vinny's arms. "Thank you Vinny. Thank you for understanding." Vinny holds Trenyce for a moment while he gulps and looks down at Daisy, whom is still sitting on the sofa, wondering why Vinny is agreeing with Trenyce on this.

Scene Two - Roboto; Reese's Office

Reese sits at his desk working on some files that he has to complete for Bob and the new line that they want to release within the next year. As he types into his laptop furiously, he hears a knock on his office door. He barely even has time to say come in, as the door slowly opens and Savannah walks into his office.

"You look busy," she says softly to him, noticing how quickly he is working at his desk. "Maybe I should come back another time?"

Reese stops his work and looks over at his friend. He smiles at the sight of her as they haven't seen each other for a while. "No, I can use the distraction. How are you? What's going on, you don't look so happy?"

Savannah shrugs her shoulders and closes the door before she moves around to the other side of his desk. She sighs as she struggles with the information that she has seemingly uncovered. Not that she has any proof that Andrew is her son, but based on what she has put together she does believe that she has put it all together. A part of her would hate if it was true; it would cause so many people agony.

"Savannah, I can tell that something is up … talk to me?" Reese says back to his friend, again seeing that she is clearly upset about something.

She sighs as she sits down and looks at him. "I think I found my son. I think I know where he is."

Reese's eyes open wider in surprise. "That's great news, isn't it? Why aren't you happier about this?"

"Because if it turns out to be true, so many people will be hurt by the truth; I would be turning so many lives upside down. I wonder if it's all worth it or not," she reveals to him. While she has longed to locate her son for so long, the last thing she wants to do is cause hurt for Trenyce. She has grown to like the fashion designer that she works with and she can see how close Trenyce is with Andrew. She has been a great mother to him.

Reese shakes his head. "You had to know that someone was watching your son Savannah. But you have found him. If you're really his mother, he belongs with you. You didn't deserve to have your son taken away from you. People may be hurt, but the right thing is for a mother and child to be together."

Savannah feels her eyes swell with water. "I wish I had known what a horrible person Dave was. Hearing all the things he did, it sort of makes sense that he would set one last plan up like this. To really hurt everyone that was against him, you know?"

Reese reaches over and grabs her hand. "I think you know what you have to do Savannah. Dave was a monster, but by saying nothing you let him win. You let the lie continue to be lived. You have my support, okay? Now, go do what you have to do."

Scene Three - Roberston Enterprises; Jeff's Office

"I thought I'd find you here," Leah smiles as she looks into her fiancé's doorway of his office at Robertson Enterprises.

Jeff looks up from the paper work on his desk and grins back at her. While the day has been busy at the office, he isn't surprised by how beautiful she looks standing in her a black skirt with matching jacket and a purple blouse underneath.

"How is it possible?" he asks as she comes into his office completely.

"What?" she asks coming up to his desk.

"That you take my breath away every time I see you," he smiles as he stands up and kisses her on the lips.

She grins back at him and puts her hand on his firm chest. "You're too good to me," she whispers back to him.

"You're good for me," he whispers back to her. "Now, you better have a good reason for being here, or I will be tempted to go lock my office door and show you how beautiful you are to me."

Leah giggles back at him slightly. "While as exciting as that sounds, I'm here because I think we are almost finished our wedding plans and I would love to finish them. I can't wait to marry you again."

Jeff grins at her. "I can't wait either Leah, but are you sure we should do that here? I would hate for your father to think we aren't actually working while at the office."

Leah throws her hand up in the air. "He won't mind. He knows that this wedding is my main priority right now. Besides, he if can disappear and go to Switzerland on some impromptu, mysterious business trip then we can plan our wedding."

Jeff sits next to her on the sofa and laughs at her. "I guess you have a point. I was thinking about something that I wanted to run by you."

Leah arches her eyebrow. "What's that?"

"I was hoping you'd think it was a good idea to have Paige as a flower girl. I think it would be lovely to have her apart of our wedding. A part of her parents union, it could be so special for her and for us as a family."

Leah gasps and covers her mouth with her hand a little. "I love that idea. I really do. All we have left to plan then is the date. I've spoken to Father Murphy at the church and he has three dates that I think we should look at."

"Any day is fine by me," Jeff replies to her as he grabs her hand, knowing that he just wants to marry her.

"The earliest is at the end of September," she informs him as she looks at the dates closer.

"Then, let's get married at the end of September," he winks back at her as he leans in and kisses her passionately again. "Now, we have taken care of that, I want to take care of something else," he whispers as he kisses her more passionately.

She crawls on to his lap as their kisses intensify and she starts to unbutton his shirt.

Scene Four - The Tower's, Floor Eight; Victoria's Condo

"God Robbie," Victoria gasps for air as her head lays on Robbie's sweaty chest, as they are fresh from making mad, passionate love to each other. "That was amazing."

Robbie grins as he looks up and nods back to her. "It sure was. How did we get so lucky to find each other?"

Victoria laughs a little as she runs her finger over his abs. "In some strange way, we have my father to thank for that. How could I not want you when you were my knight in shining armour?"

He leans over and looks at her before leaning and giving her a kiss on the lips. "I would always want to be your knight in shining armour Vic. I would save you a million times over if it meant always having you."

They part from their kiss. "I love you so much," she says back to him.

"I love you too," he says back to her. "Want me to go back something to eat?"

"Sure, I'll grab the paper," she replies as she crawls out of bed and wraps her naked body in her silk robe. She walks to the front door and she opens it slightly and grabs the Twin Peaks Sun. She returns to the living room and sits on the sofa, opening the paper so she can start to read it. She scans it quickly, turning the pages rapidly until she sees an article that makes her put the paper down.

"Here's some orange juice," Robbie announces as he comes into the living room. "I was going to make eggs, but it's in the afternoon already," he winks at her. "I could make a brunch if you'd like."

"Yea, that sounds good," she fakes a smile back to him.

"What is it? What's that look for?" he asks as he sits next to her, only wearing his basketball shorts.

"Nothing," she replies as she takes a drink of the orange juice.

"Vic, I know you well enough to know that something is up. Tell me what's going on, please," he replies to her, not wanting her to get away without communicating to him.

She sighs and passes him the paper, which shows the article "Leah Robertson and Jeff Claus engaged" in the People section. "It says that they are close to setting a date," she says slowly, waiting for his reaction. While she does believe that Robbie loves her, she has to wonder if he harbours any feelings for his ex-wife as their divorce happened so quickly.

Robbie finishes reading the article and puts the paper down. "So do you want white toast or brown?" he asks Victoria, looking at her in the eyes.

She can see that there is pain in his eyes but he is trying to avoid it. "Robbie, its okay to be upset by this news. I don't think it means that you care of me any less. What you and Leah had … it was completely different than you and I. I just want you to talk to me."

"There's nothing to talk about," he fakes a smile back to her. "I'll go get brunch started," he says as he stands up and walks out of the living room.

Victoria falls back into the sofa and sighs wondering if Robbie will ever be alright with Leah and Jeff's pending marriage.

Scene Five - The Tower's, The Penthouse; Cory & Robin's Home

"I am fine," Robin tells Cory as the front door to the Penthouse opens and they enter their home. She looks around the house as it seems like it has been forever since she has been there. She can't believe everything that has happened since she was last in her home. She was kidnapped by the deranged ex-lover Liam Fitzpatrick and taken hostage at the Calimo cabin, where she gave birth to a stillborn child. Now, she's back home and trying to pretend that everything can go back to normal, when she knows that nothing will ever be the same again. On top of it all, she has everyone asking if she is okay every five minutes.

"I know you're okay, I just want to make sure I can't get you anything," Cory replies to his wife, worried about how she is really coping with everything that has happened lately. He can't imagine what she went through with Liam at the cabin, but he is trying to be as supportive as he possibly can be.

Robin turns to her husband, who places her hospital bag at the edge of the stairs. "I know you mean well Cory, but I'm trying to just breathe. Please don't suffocate me."

Cory nods his head back to her. "How about I put the kettle on for some tea? That might be nice," he says to her.

"Sure," Robin nods back to him. She watches as Cory disappears into the kitchen. She turns around and looks at the stairs in the penthouse leading up to the second level. She slowly walks over to them and picks up her duffle bag and walks up the stairs. She sets the bag down when she reaches the top as she sees the first door. The door that should have been her daughter's room. She feels her eyes get water in them as she slowly walks to and opens the door.

She enters the room and looks around at the decorate room that is pink and white; the room she and Cory decorated for their daughter. She moves slowly over to the crib and looks inside. She picks up one of the teddy bears and holds it in her arms as tears flow freely from her eyes.

"Oh God," she whispers in tears as she covers her mouth with her free hand.

"Robin?" Cory calls out as he reaches the top of the stairs and finds his wife standing in the nursery. "Oh Robin," he says coming up behind her and putting his arms around her. "We'll get through this, okay? I promise you, we'll get through this together."

"She's dead Cory. I don't know if I will ever get over this. Our precious, innocent baby girl is dead," she replies to him through her tears.

Scene Six - Twin Peaks General Hospital

Natasha quickly steps off the elevator and looks around before she makes her way closer to Cassie's hospital room. She got word that Cassie should have been served with the custody papers from Adam and Helen and wanted to ensure that Cassie wasn't planning something to try to thwart their plans of getting the baby. Natasha knows that Cassie only has the child as her card right now, but she wants her enemy to know that she can't run away from this; not this time. They finally have Cassie in a corner and Natasha refuses to let her win. Cassie deserves to pay for all the hell she has put so many people through, and having her go to jail and have Adam and Helen raise the child will be enough of a hell for Cassie that Natasha could live with.

She reaches Cassie's room and immediately thinks that something is weird with the situation. She looks around quickly, searching for Harold the security guard, but she doesn't spot him. She wonders what could have happened and then realizes that maybe Harold is on a break; after all Cassie is handcuffed to the bed that she is laying in.

Natasha moves closer to the door and opens it, gasping as she enters the hospital room. She sees the bed empty; Harold is passed out in a chair and a woman with blonde hair is laying on the ground.

Natasha rushes over to the woman and rolls her over. "Helen?" she gasps out in shock and horror as to what is happening. For a moment, Natasha wonders if the woman laying on the ground is Cassie, as she had her face surgical altered to look like Helen but the woman laying on the floor is not pregnant, so it couldn't be Cassie.

"Helen! Please wake up!" Natasha says shaking the woman on the ground. Slowly, Helen comes to, as Natasha rushes over to the door and calls for help.

Natasha rushes back to Helen. "What happened Helen? Are you okay? Can I get you anything?"

Helen shakes her head. "I was with Cassie … and she was free. Somehow, she wasn't tied to the bed post anymore," Helen explains as she comes to. "I just wanted to tell her that she couldn't keep the baby. Then, she went into labour. I rushed over to help her," Helen says as she touches her head in pain. "And then next thing I knew, she was knocking me out."

Natasha looks around the room, which is empty other than her, Helen and Harold. She gulps as panic sets in. "Then where is Cassie? Where could she have gone if she was in labour?"

Scene Seven - The Wilkins Estate; Reese & Madeline's Home

"The maid told me you were in here," Will says as he opens the door to Madeline's bedroom. "Why are you hiding in your room on such a beautiful day?"

Madeline looks up from her the chair that she is sitting in. The room is dark as she has her blinds shut so no sun light is coming in to the room. She can't stop replaying in her mind what Vinny and Savannah both questioned her about earlier in the day; that Savannah is really Andrew's mother, not Trenyce. She doesn't know what to say or what to do with these questions that are coming her way, but she feels like it's only a matter of time before her entire past comes back to haunt her.

"Maddie? What's wrong?" Will asks her as he comes closer to his girlfriend. He can honestly say in all the years that he has known Madeline, he hasn't seen in her this state before. In a dark room, isolating herself from the world and everyone around her.

She shakes her head and looks away from him. She can't bare him. Not now; not after everything he went through with his relationship with Eva. She can't tell him that she has been keeping secrets from him. He wouldn't understand and he would probably leave her and right now, he is the only bright spot in her life.

"I guess I'm just having a rough day," she says slowly to him as a tear escapes her eye. She quickly wipes it away, not wanting him to see her this vulnerable.

"What is this about? It doesn't have anything to do with the pregnancy scare we had, is it? Cause, Maddie, I thought we agreed that it was for the best."

"We did," she quickly says back to him, knowing that she isn't upset about not being with child. Maybe she realizes that she can use this for her own good though, at least to dodge any other questions for right now.

"Then tell me what's up Madeline. I'm worried about you," Will replies to her. "You have to be honest with me if you want me to help you."

Madeline finally looks at him in the eyes and tries to smile back at him. "I know it sounds silly," she begins to say to him. "And I know that we agreed that the baby wasn't a good idea, and I haven't changed my mind. I guess it's just … I really thought that maybe I was and I'm just … sad that I'm not."

He grabs her hand and squeezes it. "We will be ready for children one day Madeline," he says to her, trying to make her feel better. "But you know we aren't in the space for it right now."

She shakes her head and feels her eyes get more water. She hates lying to him but she doesn't know what else to do. "I know."

He pulls her into a hug. "Always know that you can tell me anything. Honestly is always the best policy Madeline."

Madeline lets more tears escape her eyes as she hears the words come out of her boyfriend's mouth. Only, she knows that she can never tell him the truth. No one can ever know the truth. She just doesn't know how to prevent the truth from coming out.

Scene Eight - The Victors House; Vinny's Home

"We just have to sit and figure out a way to get Savannah to leave town then," Vinny tells Daisy and Trenyce as they sit in the living room, all much calmer than earlier in the day.

"I still think if I went to Dominick, he could get rid of her for us," Trenyce replies to them. "Let someone else do the dirty work for us."

"I wouldn't want to hurt her career," Daisy chimes in, still mortified by this plan.

Trenyce rolls her eyes. "This isn't about her career Daisy!"

They are interrupted when they hear a knock on the door. Vinny looks at them both, "I wonder who that could be."

He stands up and walks towards the front door. He opens it and sees Savannah standing there. "Savannah, how can I help you?"

"I need to see Trenyce," she announces as she pushes her way past Vinny and walks into the living room. "I thought I would find you here."

Trenyce stands up and looks at the woman that she now considers her enemy. "What do you want?"

"I don't want to cause trouble Trenyce," Savannah replies to her. "I just want to get to the truth."

"The truth is, Andrew is my son!" Trenyce fires back at her quickly.

"Fine," Savannah replies coolly. "They you won't be upset with my idea."

"What idea?" Daisy asks from the sofa.

"I suggest we get a paternity test done on Andrew. We can find out the truth then, which one of us is really his mother," Savannah announces to them as Trenyce's mouth falls open in shock.

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