Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: February 08, 2015
Episode Theme song: "Dark Side"
Previously on One Day at a Time
Scene One - Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane's Office
"So, how were the tests? I hope not too painful for you," Shane tells Reese as they sit across from each other in Shane's office. Reese just under went some blood tests to help Shane determine if there is something more seriously wrong with Reese other than just a common flu.
Reese looks back at his doctor and shakes his head. "It was okay. A few needles to take the blood, but it wasn't anything I couldn't handle. What exactly are you looking for in the blood tests?"
Shane looks up from reviewing Reese's file. "Well, if I can be perfectly honest with you Reese, I'm looking for anything and everything. The symptoms you have described do indicate that you have flu bug. I'm more concerned that you've had the bug for a few months now. Most flu bugs come and go within 3 weeks. A month, maximum."
"So what does that mean? I have something more serious?" Reese asks, growing concerned.
Shane shrugs his shoulders. "That's why we ran the tests. I want to rule out any other possibility."
Reese nods his head back to his doctor. "Okay. How long will we have to wait for the results?"
"Not too much longer," Shane tells him. "I put a rush on the lab because I knew that you had been having this flu for a while now. I want you to know what you are up against as soon as possible."
"You make it sound so awful."
"Sorry," Shane replies to him quickly. "I don't mean to make it sound bad before we know what we are up against. I'm just concerned because of how long you have had these symptoms."
"Fair enough," Reese replies to Shane. "I do have one request, however, and it must be met."
"Of course Reese. What is it?"
"No one can know that I'm here today. You can't mention this to my sister or Andy. I don't want anyone to know that I'm visiting you today," Reese tells Shane as their eyes lock.
Scene Two - Roboto
Kim steps off the elevator and looks around the empty hallway. She checks her watch thinking that it's odd that she doesn't see anyone walking around the office. She sighs, somewhat happy that no one is in the office. She recalls having breakfast with Andy, where she confided in him that she is pregnant. He immediately suspected her worst fear: that Johnny is the father of her child, but she has to believe that Bob is the father of her baby. Anything other than her husband being the father of her child is unthinkable to her.
She puts her hand on her stomach and tries to feel the baby inside her, even though it's far too early to feel the baby yet. "Bob will be the best father in the world to you," she whispers to her stomach. "I believe that with everything in me."
"Talking to yourself?" Johnny asks as he comes up to Kim, holding some file folders in his hand. "I haven't seen you in a long time. You're looking good," he tells her, trying not to come on too strong. If he was honest with himself, he and Kim would still be carrying on their affair.
"Thank you," Kim replies quickly, looking both ways to ensure no one else is watching them.
"Are you scared someone will see us talking?" he asks, noticing that she is looking around. "You came to visit your husband. I used to be your pool boy. No one would think that we weren't just staying hello Kim."
Kim nods. "Fair enough. I guess I'm just worried that my husband will still find out what happened last summer."
"Well rest assured, he will not hear it from me. I don't want to ruin your life."
"I appreciate that Johnny," she says back to him. "I know it may have seemed sudden, me ending what we had, but you have to realize I love my husband. I really do."
"He just doesn't satisfy you the way you need to be satisfied," he smirks back to her. "Sorry, I shouldn't have said that. I know you love Bob. I respect that. That's why, I've left you alone. I don't want to make your life complicated. But I will tell you that I miss you and I miss the times we shared together. What we had it was magical."
Kim looks into the young man eye's and feels herself getting lost in them again. She shakes her head. "I can't do this with you right now Johnny," she says biting her lip. "Thank you for being discrete. I appreciate that more than you'll ever know. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to see my husband."
Kim walks by her former lover and shuts her eyes quickly as she does so. She takes a deep breath and knows that she has to forget what she had with Johnny. Even though, if she's honest with herself, she misses him too.
"Stop it Kim," she tells herself. "You are in love with Bob. You're having his baby."
Bob sits at his desk reviewing a report on his Ipad. His mind, however, is on his phone call with Felicia earlier in the day. He basically demanded that she start performing her part of the plan that they devised when he agreed to help her get out of the institution in Europe. Now that she's back, little to no work has happened on that plan. He understands that it is a big shock to her family that Felicia is alive, but he will not tolerate the fact that she isn't moving forward with their plan. After all, they had a deal and Bob is a man of business. A deal is a deal; no one will ever back out of a deal with him. Not if they know what is good for them.
"I've given you enough time Felicia," he whispers to himself. "It's time that you start performing. It would be a huge mistake for you to start crossing me now."
He is interrupted by a knock on his office door. "Come in," he says out loud.
His secretary comes into his office holding a small package. "This was just delivered for you Mr. Calimo," she smiles as she sets it on his desk.
"Thank you," he replies to her as she leaves the office, closing the door behind herself. "What could this be?" he asks himself as he pulls out his letter opener to tear the tape around the edges of the small box.
He finally opens the box; inside a small pill bottle falls into his hand. He looks at it and gets a wicked grin on his face.
"The pills for Felicia," he says with a twinkle in his eye. "These will continue to ensure that she takes her so-called medication. Which means, she'll be even closer to falling apart. Which, of course, translates into her carrying out my plan."
He clutches the pill bottle in his hand. "You see, no one messes with me and gets away with it. And Dominick Robertson has not won this war. In fact, when I'm done with him, he will wish he never met me or my family. He will live to regret the day he decided to come after me and my wife."
Scene Three - The Robertson House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home
"Are you sure you're not over reacting?" Leah asks Jeff, as they sit in the living room and they have a glass of red wine in their hand. Leah is asking her fiance if he could have misunderstood Felicia's mood earlier in the day when he walked in on her claiming that she has to take of something on her own terms. The something is what was worrying Jeff. Leah knows that Jeff would never purposely try to make her mother appear "bad" in her eyes, but she has to realize that Jeff and Felicia are clearly on different pages.
"I'm not making this up," Jeff tells Leah and Dominick, who Leah called over after initially hearing about Felicia's meltdown. She was acting bizarre. I was thinking maybe she wasn't taking her medication. I've never seen her so disorientated before."
Dominick puts his hand over his face and strokes his chin. "Where is she now?" he finally asks slowly.
"Sleeping," Leah tells him. "I went up to check on her when I got home and she was fast asleep."
"It's not that late, does she always go to sleep this early?" Dominick asks them, as Leah nods her head.
"She doesn't have long days. She's up by 9 in the mornings and in bed by 8," Leah tells him. "I'm guessing it's still an adjustment being out of the hospital. Or because she spent so many years there, she's accustomed to the routine."
Dominick looks at his daughter; Leah's face is so full of hope and love for her mother. He wonders, however, if Felicia is on the brink of losing it again. This is a large reason why he didn't want anyone to know that Felicia was alive; he didn't want his family to go through the ups and downs of the illness that Felicia has and is suffering from. His deepest fear is that Felicia is indeed off her medication and is slipping away from them. If that's the case, he knows that Felicia is losing her mind again. And for that, he hopes that he can save Felicia before she does something that she will regret.
"That very well may be the case," Dominick finally says back to her.
"What is it Dominick?" Jeff asks him, sensing that Dominick is holding something back. "I can tell by the look on your face that something else is troubling you."
Dominick shakes his head. "I don't know " he begins to say. "If Felicia is becoming unglued, if you will," he continues. "I'm just wondering about Paige."
"What about her?" Leah asks him, wondering what her daughter has to do with this.
Dominick arches his eyebrow before he looks back at Leah. "Is she safe here? Maybe Paige shouldn't be living here."
Scene Four - Twin Peaks General Hospital; Eva's Office
"Are there any messages for me to return?" Eva asks her secretary before she enters her office, as the young woman tells her no. That is rare for Eva, being the Chief of Staff, not to have any messages, but she will take the much needed break.
She closes the door to her office and moves towards her desk. She sits down and takes a deep sigh. "What a day," she says to herself as she finally uncovers her eyes from her hands.
She turns on her computer to see if she has any other meetings coming up. "Oh, good, the rest of my shift is seemingly open," she continues to talk to herself. She turns around and sees a stack of files in her "inbox" that she has to go through. "I guess I'll go through these files."
She picks up the top file and opens it. Inside is a report of the most recent deaths in the hospital. As COS, Eva has to go through each and every death that happens in hospital. She does a quick review to ensure that they did everything they could have to save the patient. Its protocol, but she hates reviewing the file because no one likes to read about death.
She starts reading the notes and grabs a pen to jot some notes beside some. She flips the page as her face becomes more flustered. She flips another page before she looks up.
"This is weird," she says to herself. "A number of our elderly, long term patients have died in the last month. If I recall, the same thing happened the previous month," she says to herself.
"If that's the case, why?" she asks herself. "I will have to look into this. It doesn't make sense why these patients are suddenly passing on. I will have to get to the bottom of this."
Scene Five - Roboto
Kim looks behind her and realizes that Johnny is not behind her or following her. For some reason, she felt like she had to walk quickly away from him. She was so worried that he would catch on to the fact that she is pregnant and realize that he could be the father of her child. She shakes her head.
"That can't happen," she whispers to herself. "Andy is the only one that can ever know that I was with you Johnny," she says as she puts her hand on her stomach again and she looks down. "And in the meantime, I have to make my marriage work. No matter what happens, Bob will be the father of my baby. He will provide such a wonderful life for you little one. And he gives me everything I could possibly need."
She looks up and turns her head to see Bob's office door. She walks up to the door and opens it a little as she knocks. "Bob, darling?" she asks as she opens the door. "Your secretary wasn't at her desk, I hope this is a good time," she says as she looks at him as he sits at his deks.
He clutches the pill bottle in his hand and turns and smiles at his wife. "This is a fine time," he smiles to her as he opens his desk drawer and places the pill bottle in it. "What do I owe the pleasure of this visit?" he says standing up and walking over to give Kim a quick kiss.
"No reason," she smiles back at him. "I missed my wonderful husband and wanted to tell him how much I loved him."
Bob smiles back at her. "And I love you my dear," he says as he leans in and kisses her again. "Thank you for stopping by. You're exactly what I needed to today."
"I'm glad," she replies to him. "Because you're all I ever need. Today and forever."
Scene Six - The Robertson House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home
"I don't understand what you're saying Daddy?" Leah tells Dominick, as she sits listening to him say that he doesn't think that Paige should stay living in the house if Felicia is coming undone. "Where else would Paige possibly live?"
Jeff nods his head. "I'm with Leah on this one Dominick. Paige should be here, with us. We are here family. Ever since we found out that I am her father not Robbie, we have made a point of always trying to be together. We don't want to confuse her any more than she already has been."
"I'm not saying this has to be forever," Dominick replies to them. "Hear me out for a moment?" he asks them, as they look at each other nod and nod back to Dominick. "If Felicia has gone off her medication, who knows what she is capable of. We know that she doesn't like the idea of moving out of the house, despite you guys needing your space. I'm with you that. Felicia does need to have her own house. Jeff, what if Paige had been with you earlier today and she saw Felicia acting odd. What would have happened? We don't know how Felicia would behave around a young child like Paige. I'm just suggesting that we send Paige away until we know Felicia is stable. As soon as we get to the bottom of what is causing Felicia's behaviour, Paige can come home."
Jeff looks at Leah. "You're not going to like this, but I see Dominick's point. Now that I think about it, Felicia would have scared Paige today, I'm sure of it. I don't know what would have happened if Paige had walked in alone in that moment."
"Do you think Felicia would have hurt Paige?" Leah asks, shocked by what they are suggesting.
"What we are saying is that we don't know," Dominick tells Leah. "We have no idea what Felicia is capable of when she is like that. That's why we need to ensure that Paige isn't caught in the crossfire."
Leah covers her mouth and stands up. She fights the tears in her eyes as she thinks of not having her child around her every day. "If I agree to this, where would she go?"
Dominick stands up and goes over to Leah. "I have connections in Europe. Some of the best pre-schools are there. She could go there and come back as soon as Felicia is better. Trust me Leah, I'm not happy about this either, but we have to think about what's best for Paige."
"Jeff?" Leah asks, looking at him for some kind of reassurance.
Jeff stands up and grabs her hand. "I do think it's for the best."
Leah nods her head as a tear falls down her cheek. "Okay, then we'll send Paige away. Just until Felicia is okay."
"You've made the right decision," Dominick tells Leah, as he pulls her into a hug.
"I hope so Daddy, I really hope so."
Scene Seven -Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane's Office
"I can't say anything to anyone Reese," Shane tells Reese as they continue to sit in his office. "Whatever you tell me is doctor-patient confidentiality," Shane continues to tell him. "What I will tell you, if your results indicate that there's something more serious than a flu bug, I will encourage you to tell your family and friends what is happening. You will need their support. But again, that is your decision and yours alone."
Reese nods his head. "I know all of that. I just don't want to worry them if I don't have too."
"That's very commendable of you," Shane says. "We'll just wait to see what the results say. Once we know what we are dealing with, you'll have a much better understanding of where you stand."
Before Reese can say anything, a nurse opens the door to Shane's office door. "Dr. Glubbs, the blood results are back."
Shane stands up and walks towards the nurse. "Thank you," he says as he takes the file and nurse rushes out of the office. Shane shuts the door as he opens the file and starts reading the file. His face grows long.
Reese turns around and stands up when he sees Shane's facial expression. "What is it Shane? What do my results say?"
Shane sighs. "Let me first explain what happened and why there was a delay in getting the results back," he begins to tell Reese. "We found something in your white blood cell count. So, the lab automatically ran another set of tests."
Reese shakes his head, not understanding. "What does that mean? Please tell me what all of this means?"
"I hate to tell you this Reese," Shane replies to him. "You have cancer."
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