Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: July 05, 2015
Episode Theme song: "Chained" The
Previously on One Day at a Time
Scene One - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Lake Tahoe; Suite 620
"We are officially marking this suite as a crime scene," Robbie tells Jeff and Dominick, both of whom look concerned. The longer Leah is missing the more worry comes over Jeff. While he doesn't want to say it out loud, he fears that he is responsible for all of this happening. Had he not pressed Leah to get married so quickly, they could still be back in Twin Peaks trying to deal with Felicia in the best way possible. "We will be dusting for prints shortly."
"Have you heard from the hotel manager or the car rental manager yet?" Dominick asks him, recalling how Robbie was going to get the information pertaining to Felicia's rental car. As Robbie explained, all rental cars know have an internal GPS, meaning they would be able to track down Felicia's whereabouts and thus get to Leah.
"I'm expecting to hear from the car rental agency any time. Look guys," Robbie says to Dominick and Jeff. "I know you are worried but I will be able to find Leah and Felicia. This will all end just fine."
Jeff shakes his head as he sighs. "I hope to God you're right. I just worry that Felicia isn't on her medication and isn't thinking properly."
"What doesn't make sense is that Felicia had been taking her medication," Dominick tells them, thinking back to Felicia's check up with Frederick back in Twin Peaks. "I don't understand what could have possibly have happened that she would have stopped taking her medication."
"Whatever happened, Leah's life is now in danger," Jeff replies to him.
Before anyone can reply, Robbie's cell phone goes off. He looks at the men. "Excuse me, this is the call that I've been waiting for," Robbie tells them as he moves off to the corner of the suite.
Victoria opens the door to the suite and looks at Dominick and Jeff. "I brought some sandwiches for you guys. It's key that you keep your strength up right now."
"That's very kind of you Victoria," Dominick smiles back to her. "And we are very sorry for interrupting your romantic getaway with Robbie."
Victoria shakes her head. "Nonsense, this takes priority over that," she tells him back. "If anyone can get Leah back safely, it's Robbie."
"I'm praying you're right," Jeff replies to her.
"Good news," Robbie says as he comes up to everyone, putting his hand on Victoria's shoulder. "I got confirmation from the car rental about Felicia's rental. They are going to be sending me the information pertaining to her GPS now. I'm going to head over and track them down."
"Be careful," Victoria tells him as she gives him a quick nod.
"What can we do?" Dominick asks Robbie, who starts to walk to the door.
"Stay here and stay calm. I'll be in touch very shortly."
Scene Two - An Abandoned Farm House, Lake Tahoe
Leah looks around the farm house hoping to see something, anything, that can help her possibly help her get freed from the chair she is tied too. She fears that she has to escape soon as she has started to smell gas in the farm house. She can't see the gas line that is exposed but the smell is becoming stronger and stronger. She also fears that as Felicia continues to claim to be cold that her mother will try to start a fire in the fireplace. Leah knows that if what she is smelling is gas, lighting a fire could be potentially lethal to both herself and her mother as the farm house would go up in the flames.
Felicia emerges from the other bedroom and looks at Leah, who is still looking around the farm house. Felicia continues to feel her hand shake, which is a sign of her lack of medication.
"What are you looking for?" Felicia asks her daughter.
Leah slowly looks up at her mother. "I don't know! I'm not looking for anything! I can't believe that you have tied me up Mother! I can't believe that you're doing this to me."
Felicia comes up to her daughter and kneels in front of her. "I wish you would have listened to me! Don't you think I hate doing this?"
"Then untie me," Leah tells her as she looks into Felicia's eyes. "I still think we can go to Europe together and visit Paige. We can still have that mother-daughter time that you crave."
"Why is it so cold in here?" Felicia asks as she stands up, clearly not even hearing what Leah is saying.
Leah looks at her mother and realizes that she's continuing to lose it. "It's not cold in here Mom, it's warm," she tries to tell her as Felicia rushes out of the room again.
"How am I going to stop her from starting a fire?" she asks herself as she gets another sniff of the gas. "And how am I going to get out of here before we inhale too much gas?"
Scene Three - Twin Peaks General Hospital
Andy sits next to Reese, who is laying in the hospital bed with his eyes shut. Andy looks at his fiancé and recalls how Reese fainted while at their engagement party. Andy has no idea what could be wrong with Reese but he is worried sick that it could have something to do with Reese's cancer. While Reese was informed that he is in remission, Andy is still scared that it has something to do with his illness.
Andy grabs Reese's hand. "You will be okay," he whispers to himself. "You just have to be okay."
Andy looks up when he hears Reese moan a little. Andy watches as Reese opens his eyes. Reese looks around, confused by his whereabouts at first. He soon focuses on Andy.
"Welcome back," Andy says with a slight grin on his face. "You gave us a scare," Andy tells him.
"Wh what happened?" Reese asks through his very dry throat.
"Sshh," Andy replies to him. "Don't try to speak. You need to rest. Here," Andy says as he grabs the cup of water. "Drink some of this."
Reese drinks the entire glass of water and then lays back down in the bed. Andy can see the fear in his fiancé's eyes; he too must be thinking that this could be a cancer related fainting spell.
"Do you want more water? I can get you some more?" Andy asks Reese, who shakes his head no. Before Andy can say anything, Shane opens the door to the hospital room. "Shane, we've been waiting for you. Have you figured out why Reese fainted?"
"I'm afraid I have," Shane tells them as he closes the door to the room.
"What's wrong?" Reese asks, his voice still rasp from his dehydration. "Tell me why I'm back in the hospital."
Scene Four - The Calimo Mansion
"Did you get more things for the baby?" Bob asks as he pours himself another brandy in the living room of his mansion, as he watches Kim enter with more bags as she comes home from shopping. Ever since he has realized that she has been having an affair on him, the affair that got her pregnant, he has been having a very hard time watching his wife spend all of his hard earned money on things for herself and her bastard child. "Was all of this really necessary?"
Kim looks up at her husband in surprise as she sits on the sofa looking at some of the baby clothing pieces she bought. "Do you expect our child to freeze? Run around the house naked? Of course, all of this stuff was necessary," she defends her shopping habits to her husband. "What's gotten into you? You're usually not this upset about me getting things when I'm out and about."
Bob forces himself to bite his tongue; he knows that he has to play his cards just right and actually get proof of Kim's affair before he can nail her with it. "Sorry, I just have a lot on my mind, you know? I'm trying to rack my brain with this new launch that Roboto is having and I'm not having the best of luck."
"You're a brilliant business man Bob," she tells him. "I have faith in you that you will think of something to continue having much success."
Bob smiles at her and for the first time in a very long time he can see the woman that he fell in love with. The one that, regardless of what is going on, always supports him and makes him feel like he is the only one in the world. "You're far too kind," he replies to her as he moves closer to her. He sits next to her. "But thank you. I needed to hear that."
"You know that I'm always here for you, right?" she says as she leans in and gives him a little kiss on the lips. He pulls back quickly. "Ah!" she quickly says, looking at him.
"What is it?" he asks her concerned.
"The baby, he's kicking," Kim says looking back at her husband. She takes his hand and puts it on her stomach. "Feel."
Bob's eyes light up with excitement as he feels the child kicking inside Kim's tummy. He pulls back quickly, realizing that he isn't the man that created the child. There's no way as he had a vasectomy months before Kim got pregnant.
"Bob? What is it? Why are you pulling away from me?" she asks him.
"I'm not interrupting am I?" Natasha asks as she comes into the living room. "Rosario let me in."
"Of course not," Bob replies to his daughter, as Kim looks on wondering what just happened with her husband. "What brings out here?"
Natasha and Bob finish hugging and Natasha looks over and sees Kim. "Hi Kim," she smiles as Kim gives her a quick wave back. "Shane is working at the hospital so I decided to come out here and see you two. I hope that's okay."
"Of course it is," Kim replies to her. "We've been meaning to call you and Robbie anyways," Kim reveals to her. "I realize that Robbie is out of town but there's something you and he need to know."
Natasha arches her eyebrow and looks at Bob and then back at Kim. "You certainly have my attention."
Kim stands up and reveals her semi-large belly as Natasha's eyes open in surprise. "Oh my goodness! A baby?" she asks her friend as she rushes over and hugs Kim. "I can't believe this!"
"Trust me, I couldn't believe it either," Bob says to them both.
"You know Kim," Natasha tells her friend. "I'm pregnant too. This is what we used to talk about having children together."
Kim smiles as she gets a tear in her eye. "It is what we used to talk about and now, our dreams are coming true."
Scene Five - The Tower's, The Penthouse; Cory & Robin's Home
Cory steps off the elevator and moves quickly to the front door of his condo; he just got home from visiting Robin for the first time since he left her at the mental facility. He knows that he did the right thing by sending her there but seeing her in that state was still very hard. She was so lost and she didn't have the spark in her eye that she normally has.
"I have to keep telling myself that this is for the best," he whispers to himself as he finds his key in his pocket. He opens the door and moves into the penthouse. "She will come back to me one day. I have to still believe that."
He takes off his jacket and moves to the bar to pour himself a drink. He can hear the shower running from the washroom. "Rebecca must be home," he says to himself as he takes a drink of the whiskey.
He turns around and his mouth falls open. Rebecca is standing in front of him in white, semi-transparent underwear. She looks at him in surprise for a moment. "Oh God," she finally says. "I'm so sorry, I didn't think you were home."
He keeps looking at her for a moment before he shakes his head and grabs a blanket from the sofa and passes it to her so she can cover herself up. "No, it's fine," he tells her. "I just got home. Go, enjoy your shower."
Rebecca nods back to him and quickly rushes off to the washroom, a slight grin on her face. Cory, meanwhile, takes another drink of his whiskey and then takes a deep breath, trying to take his mind off the image he just saw in front of him, quickly realizing it has been far too long since he saw a woman almost naked.
Scene Six - The Black House; Adam & Helen's Home
"Have you heard from Reg and Barbara again?" Adam asks his wife as they sit in the living room of their house talking. Adam knows that Helen recently went to visit her parents and he is sure that she and her parents would like to see each other again very soon.
"I spoke to my mother yesterday," Helen reveals to him. "I could hear my Dad coughing a lot in the back ground. I don't like that he smokes and my mother really caters to his every need."
"You know," Adam tells her. "That's how a lot of marriages work, especially from an older generation. The husband went to work while the woman kept the house. It sounds like your parents never grew out of that mentality."
Helen nods her head back to him. "I suppose you are right."
Before he can say anything further, they hear a knock on the door. "Who could that be at this hour?" Helen asks as she stands up and moves over towards the front door. She opens the door. "Oh my Goodness!" she squeals in delight. "Dawn Marie!"
Dawn looks up at her mother and smiles. "I'm home!"
"Well, come in here," Helen tells her daughter. As soon as the door is closed, Helen pulls her daughter into a hug. "When did you get home? How did you get home? Why didn't I know about this?"
Dawn laughs as they exit their hug. She looks over and sees Adam standing there with a grin on his face. "Hey pumpkin," he smiles as they hug.
"Hi Dad," she says as she rushes into his arms. "I've missed you guys so much."
"I'm still shocked to see you," Helen tells her daughter. "Come in, let me get you something. What would you like?"
"Nothing," Dawn tells her. "Just to see my parents. I came home because I thought it was time. I didn't tell you guys because I wanted it to be a surprise. I hope you're not mad or anything."
"We could never be mad at you for coming home," Adam tells his daughter. "You've grown up so much, I barely recognize you."
"You look so much older, even though we've seen you on Facetime," Helen tells her daughter. "We have so much to tell you."
Dawn arches her eyebrow. "Like what? What's going on?"
They move back to the living room and Dawn sits next to her mother. "I didn't tell you sooner because I wanted to wait until you were home, but something pretty huge has happened."
"Your mother has found her parents. We know who your grandparents are," Adam reveals to Dawn, whose mouth opens in surprise.
"Really? What are they like? Who are they?" Dawn asks her parents.
"They are lovely people," Helen tells her. "They want to meet you and they want to meet Adam," Helen reveals to them. "And now that you're home, it really feels like our family is complete."
"I'm glad to be home too Mom," Dawn smiles as they hug again.
Scene Seven - Twin Peaks General Hospital
"Shane, please don't keep us in suspense," Andy tells the doctor as he grabs Reese's hand as they await news as to the reason why Reese fainted. "What's wrong with Reese?"
Shane sighs and looks at the two young men, his heart heavy that he has to deliver this news. "When someone has cancer, even if they go into remission, there's always a chance that it will come back."
"My cancer is back?" Reese asks.
Shane nods back to him. "So, I should start my chemo again? How soon should before I begin?" Reese asks him next.
"I'm afraid it's not that simple," Shane continues to tell them. "See, when cancer goes into remission it's a good sign. If it comes back, it usually comes back stronger than ever before."
"The cancer is worse than before?" Andy asks, feeling his heart sink inside his chest.
"I'm afraid there's no stopping it. The cancer has spread and it spread quickly," Shane continues to tell them. "Chemo won't help this time."
"So we do nothing?" Andy asks as he squeezes Reese's hand. "That doesn't seem fair. How can the cancer go into remission and within a couple of months come back stronger?"
Shane shrugs. "I wish I had the answer Andy but cancer is one of those things that we haven't fully got all the answers too yet."
"How long do I have?" Reese asks biting his lip, hating that he has to ask that question.
Andy looks back at Reese and can see how scared he is. They both look up at Shane, waiting for an answer. "I'd say 4 or 5 weeks, 8 at most, 5 being the reality," Shane slowly tells them. "I'm very sorry that I had to give you this news. If I can do anything, please let me know."
Andy looks back at Reese as Shane leaves the hospital room. Reese pulls Andy into a hug and starts to cry. "5 weeks to live?" he asks in a whisper into Andy's ear. "5 weeks "
Scene Eight - An Abandoned Farm House, Lake Tahoe
"Think Leah, think," Leah whispers to herself as she continues to look around the farm house for something that could possibly help her untie herself from the chair. Finally, she spots something that is on the floor near the arm chair. "Is that a pocket knife?" she asks herself as she tries to move the chair closer to the arm chair.
Felicia comes back out of the other room with some matches. "It's time to start a fire," she says scattered and completely oblivious to the smell of the gas in the farm house.
"Mom!" Leah yells at her, hoping to grab Felicia's attention. "Please don't start a fire! It's too hot in here," Leah tries to reason with her to no avail.
"No, darling," Felicia replies quickly. "I am freezing cold."
"Don't you smell that? It's gas Felicia! If you start a fire, this place will go up in flames!" Leah yells, growing more frantic that her mother could kill them both.
Felicia ignores them completely and moves towards the fireplace. "Let's see " she whispers to herself, fumbling matches in her hands.
Outside, Robbie slowly drives his car up to the farm house. He checks his cell phone again to make sure he is at the right location.
"Accordingly to the rental car agency, the car is here at this farm house," he whispers to himself. He opens the door to his car and walks around to the back where he spots the black rental car. "Bingo," he says to himself as he draws his gun.
"Okay, now to go in and get Leah," he says as he moves back to the front door.
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