Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: July 14, 2015
Episode Theme song: "The Great Escape"
Previously on One Day at a Time
Scene One - Twin Peaks General Hospital
"What is the latest on Felicia's prognosis," Dominick asks Craig, who comes into the waiting room holding Felicia's file. Dominick arranged for Felicia to be flown back to Twin Peaks after everyone learned that Leah did not survive the explosion at the farm house in Lake Tahoe. He is sitting with Jeff, Victoria and Robbie waiting for some kind of update on Felicia as she fell into a coma as they are all still reeling from Leah's death.
Craig looks at Dominick and sighs a little. "I'm afraid there is no update to give," he tells the crown of people. "Felicia's brain still hasn't come down in the swelling. She will remain in her coma until the swelling goes down."
"Is there anything you can do for her?" Robbie asks, hoping that Felicia doesn't suffer the same fate that Leah has.
Craig nods back to him. "We've given her some medication that should help with the swelling. Felicia will come out of her coma it's just a matter of time. The thing with brain injuries is that you never know how the brain will react. Despite all of the medical advances, the brain is still one of the parts of our body that can react differently than we expect."
"Thank you doctor," Dominick says to him. "Please keep me informed with the any change. Is it possible for me to go in and see her?"
Craig smiles at him. "I will, of course. And you can go in. Just keep it to one person at a time."
Craig turns and leaves the waiting room. Dominick turns and looks at Jeff and Robbie, both of whom look exhausted. "Why don't you two go home and get some rest. I will stay here and wait with Felicia," Dominick tells them. Jeff is about to say something but Dominick cuts him off. "I don't want to hear anything Jeff. You've been put through the ringer. You need your rest. Go home."
Jeff nods back to him. "Let me know if there's any change?"
"Of course I will," Dominick says back to him as Jeff slowly walks out of the waiting room.
"Will you be alright being alone?" Victoria comes up and asks Dominick. He nods back to her. "Okay, you call if you need anything."
"Thank you," Dominick smiles to her as they hug quickly. "Eva said the same thing before I sent her home too."
"We are all here for you," Robbie says to him. "But I am tired. This has been a crazy last couple of days."
"You're telling me," Dominick says in a whisper. "I still can't believe she's gone."
"Me either," Robbie replies to him, feeling numb about the entire experience. "Me either."
Scene Two - The Sugarbowl
Donovan opens the door looking to grab his caffeine fix for the day. He walks up to the clerk and places his order as his mind races to a few weeks ago when he was dining alone and he saw Craig. He went up to Craig and put himself out there as being open to going out on a date with the doctor. Of course, Donovan thinks to himself, he missed the boat as Craig revealed that he had started dating someone new. Donovan sighs as he moves to the bar with his coffee and he puts cream and sugar in it. He can't believe that he finally was ready to move on with his life only to have the guy that he was interested in not be available anymore.
"I guess it wasn't meant to be," he says to himself, his mind wondering back to the man that he was in love with in Europe. He wishes he could go back and allow things to be different. "If only he had more courage," Donovan tells himself.
He looks to leave the coffeehouse when he spots Madeline and Meggan sitting at the window seat together. He looks closer at Meggan and wonders if he knows her from somewhere. "She looks familiar it couldn't be, could it?"
He shakes his head thinking that it's impossible. "Stop imagining these things," he says to himself as he quickly moves to the exit and carries on with his day.
"Thanks for meeting me here today," Madeline tells Meggan, before she takes another sip of her coffee.
"Of course," Meggan replies to her. "I tend to do whatever my boss says."
Madeline gets a slight grin on her face but she can't bring herself to laugh, even though she thought Meggan's remark was humorous. The truth is, Madeline feels rather depressed right now because of Reese's cancer coming back. Not only is the cancer back, but he was told that he only has a short while longer to live. Madeline feels like her walls are closing in on her; she doesn't know how to move on knowing that her twin brother is going to die.
"You got quiet, is everything alright?" Meggan asks her boss, sensing that something is off with Madeline.
Madeline shakes her head and tries to fight the tears forming in her eyes. "No it's not," Madeline admits to Meggan. "I know I just hired you Meggan but there may be some pretty big changes coming at MW Investigations."
Meggan arches her eyebrow. "Such as?"
"I'm thinking of selling the company," Madeline reveals to a shocked Meggan.
"What? Where did this come from?" Meggan asks her. "Last time we spoke, you said you loved what you do. Why would you want to sell the company?"
"I do love what I do," Madeline nods back to her. "Things in my personal life aren't exactly great right now," she continues to tell Meggan. "I need to be at home as much as possible. My brother, he needs me more than ever before and frankly, I need him. I just don't have the time to put into the company and within a few weeks I don't know that I will be ready to go back to work."
"I'm so sorry," Meggan replies to her. "Look, Madeline, I know we haven't known each other very long but if you need someone to talk to about this stuff, I am here for you, okay? No one should go through personal crisis alone."
"I appreciate that," Madeline says back to her. "I'm afraid that there's nothing no one can do though. This situation has a definite ending. It's just a matter of time."
"Well, let me make things easier," Meggan tells her. "I'll buy MW Investigations. Whatever price you were thinking about, I will match it. This way, it's one less thing for you to worry about."
Madeline opens her eyes in surprise and then pulls Meggan into a hug. "Thank you Meggan," she says letting a tear fall from her eye. "You have no idea how much that means to me."
Cory looks at his phone as he sits in the corner drinking his coffee and eating a muffin. He is waiting for a few more minutes before he is allowed to call Robin at the facility that she is at. They have strict rules about when people are allowed to call in and speak to patients. Of course, if the patient is not showing good progress, they aren't allowed to be on the telephone as well. Cory just hopes that Robin is doing well in the facility. He looks at his phone again and moves to the photo gallery. It is filled with pictures of him and Robin; he misses her dearly and just wants his wife to come back home to him.
He moves to the next picture and it happens to be one of Robin and Rebecca from a few years ago. He can't help but remember the other day when he got home from dropping Robin off, he caught Rebecca in her underwear as she was about to shower. While he is married to Robin, he can't help but find Rebecca attractive; especially since it has been awhile since he was with a woman sexually. He sighs knowing that he shouldn't find his wife's sister attractive but
"I can't help that," he whispers to himself. "I just have to check myself. Nothing will ever happen between Rebecca and I. I'm in love with my wife."
He looks at the clock on his phone and realizes that he can call the facility now. He dials the number quickly and puts the receiver to his ear.
"Hello, this is Cory Calvin," he says to the nurse. "I'd like to speak with my wife Robin if that's possible Yes, of course I'll hold " Cory listens to the dreadful wait music as he is on hold. It seems to be a few minutes before the nurse comes back on the line. "Yes, I'm still here What do you mean she doesn't want to talk to me? Is she not allowed to take calls? . She is allowed to take calls but she still doesn't want to talk to me? No, that's fine."
Cory hangs up from the call and looks forward in surprise. Why wouldn't Robin want to take my call? He asks himself, his mind suddenly racing about what is going on with his wife.
"You've been pretty quiet this morning," Chris tells Savannah as he opens the door for her to walk into the coffeehouse. He picked her up from her apartment building and they agreed to get a coffee together before they went to work.
Savannah holds her breath for a moment as she recalls the other evening when she and Chris were going to meet at the Pampa Grill for dinner and when she arrived, she spotted Chris and Trenyce in what seemed like a heated conversation. She can't place her finger on it but something about the conversation isn't sitting well with her. She hopes that there isn't more going on than meets the eye between Chris and Trenyce.
"What would you like?" Chris asks her, causing her to snap back into reality. "It'll be my treat."
"No," Savannah shakes her head. "You got our last dinner. Coffee will be my treat."
"Fair enough," he smiles to her as they approach the front of the line. They place their order and move to the side. "So, are you going to ever tell me why you're so quiet this morning? I hope I haven't offended you in any way."
Savannah moves some hair behind her ear and looks back at him. "I suppose I should be honest with you if we are going to have any kind of relationship."
"I'd like that," Chris replies as they grab their coffees and move to a table in the centre of the coffeehouse. "Tell me what's on your mind."
Savannah takes a sip of her coffee. "The other night when we had dinner at the Pampa Grill "
"I remember," Chris nods back to her.
"I got there early," Savannah reveals to him. "I saw you with Trenyce. What is going on between the two of you?"
Chris feels his heart skip a beat as he knows that Trenyce was trying to convince him not to go through his plan of making Savannah fall in love with him so that they could get Andrew back. He never thought that Savannah would see him and Trenyce together. He just hopes that she didn't hear what they were talking about.
"Did you hear what we were saying?" Chris quickly asks her as Savannah shakes her head. "So you don't know then?"
Savannah arches her eyebrow. "Know what exactly?"
"I hate to be the one to tell you this," Chris replies to her. "But Trenyce was telling me about Reese Wilkins."
"What about Reese?" Savannah asks, thinking of her good friend.
"His cancer is back and it doesn't look very good."
Savannah gulps suddenly feeling like a fool for thinking that something more was going on with Chris and Trenyce. "My God," she says as she stands up. "I should go and see him. Thank you, thank you for telling me this."
Chris nods back to her knowing that he dodged a bullet. "Let me know if I can help."
"I will, thanks."
Scene Three - The Towers, Floor Eight; Victoria & Robbie's Condo
"Are you sure you don't need anything?" Victoria asks Robbie, who is sitting on the sofa with his hand covering his face. She knows that the end of their trip to Lake Tahoe was anything but expected. They went to get away from everything, ended up getting engaged and then Leah died in a horrible explosion. Victoria can see it all over Robbie's face that he is in pain that his ex-wife is gone.
"I am sure," he replies in a whisper. "Actually, I could use a drink. A stiff drink."
Victoria moves over to the bar and pours him a scotch. "Here, neat the way you like it."
He takes the scotch and pounds it back in one swallow. He stands up and moves back to the bar to pour himself another.
"I don't think you should drink yourself to sleep," Victoria tells him coming up behind him. She puts her hands on his shoulders and feels the tension in his body.
"I don't think I will sleep," he replies to her. "I may as well drink until I can't keep my eyes open."
"Oh Robbie " she says back to him. "Let's go try to lay down?"
He shakes his head. "I can't Vic," he tells her. "Every time I shut my eyes, I see the house exploding over and over again."
"You couldn't have done anything differently Robbie," she tries to tell him.
"But I could have!" he says, turning to face her. "I could have got Leah out of the house first."
"And what would that have solved? Felicia would be dead instead of Leah," Victoria informs him. "You did what you thought was best."
"And now Leah is dead," Robbie replies as he finishes his drink. "Imagine how Paige is going to react when she hears the news. My God, this is a nightmare. This is all one big nightmare."
Victoria looks back at him and then pulls him into a hug. "We will get through this Robbie. We have to have faith."
Robbie half smirks at her comment. "I need another drink."
Scene Four - The Robertson House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home
Jeff slowly opens the door to the house and he moves in. He immediately feels his eyes swell with water as he looks around and is reminded of Leah with everything he sees. He moves to the living room and slowly looks around.
"This doesn't seem real," he whispers to himself as he moves to the fireplace mantel and looks at a picture of him and Leah. He lets a tear fall from his eye and it hits the glass of the picture frame. "God Leah, how did this happen? One minute we were getting married on the lake and the next "
"Dad?" a voice calls out from behind Jeff. He turns around and sees a teenager standing in the living room.
"Paige?" Jeff asks, surprised to see his daughter back at home. "What are you doing here?"
"Grandpa Bob called me and told me that I should come home," she reveals as he lower lip quivers. "He told me that there was an accident with Mom. Tell me she's okay. Where is she?"
Jeff puts his head down and she immediately knows what has happened. She shakes her head. "No," she says as tears leave her eyes. "No, Mom she will be okay? She will be okay?"
"I'm sorry," he finally says looking at her. "Oh Paige, I'm so sorry."
She rushes up to him and hugs him. "I can't go on without my Mom!" she cries into his shoulder.
"I know baby," he says holding her. "I don't know how I go on without Leah either."
They exit their embrace and he looks at her. "You've grown up so much," he tells her. "I'm so sorry that this is what brought you home. It is really, really good to see you."
Paige wipes a tear from her face and looks back at him nodding a little. "We can thank Grandpa Bob for bringing me home. I had to be here. I just can't believe it."
Jeff hugs her again. "We will get through this together Paige. I promise you that."
Scene Five - Twin Peaks General Hospital
"Dominick," Frederick says as he walks into the waiting room of the hospital. "I came over as soon as I heard."
Dominick looks at the doctor and stands up. "There's nothing for you to do here Frederick. We are waiting for Felicia to come out of her coma."
Frederick nods back to him. "I heard," he reveals. "But I've learned something and you really ought to know."
Dominick arches his eyebrow. "What has happened? What did you find out?"
"Well, I went through Felicia's things with Craig," Frederick reveals to him. "He showed me her medication and I knew something was wrong."
"Wrong with her medication? I'm not sure I understand what you mean," Dominick questions him.
"Look," Frederick says as he pulls out some pills from a plastic bag from his pocket. Do you see the difference in these pills?"
Dominick takes the bag from Frederick's hand and looks at the pills in the bag. There is a blue pill and a white pill. Otherwise, the pills look the same. They have the same size and shape.
"There are two different colours, that's pretty obvious," Dominick replies to him.
"Exactly," Frederick tells him. "The white pill is the pill Felicia should have been taking. In her pill bottle, however, are the blue pills."
"So what are you saying? Felicia was taking the wrong medication?"
"That's exactly what I'm saying," Frederick reveals to him.
"This doesn't make any sense," Dominick shakes his head, wondering what could have happened. "Felicia needs to wake up so we can get to the bottom of this."
Before Frederick can say anything, Dominick walks past him and quickly moves to Felicia's hospital room. He looks in the window and sees her sleeping. He opens the door and moves to sit next to her.
"Felicia," he says looking at her as she lays in the hospital bed. "You have to wake up now. We have to know what has happened. We have to know why you were off your medication."
Felicia continues to lay still in the hospital bed. Dominick grabs her hand and squeezes it as he starts to choke up a little. "We have to find out why Leah died," he says, thinking about his daughter.
Slowly, Felicia squeezes Dominick's hand back. Dominick looks down in surprise and then back at Felicia, whose head starts to move a little.
"Felicia?" he says to her. "Can you hear me? Please, please wake up."
Felicia turns her head and opens her mouth trying to speak. Her eyes stay closed as she tries to form some words. The only thing she manages to say, however, is "Bob "
Dominick's eyes open in horror as he wonders if Felicia is talking about Bob Calimo. He presses the nurses call button, so they can assist with Felicia coming out of her coma. He moves to the back of the room when a nurse comes into attend to Felicia.
"Bob, you son of a bitch," Dominick grits his teeth. "You will pay for this."
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