Episode 343
Over Sheltering Skies
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: May 29, 2016

Episode Theme song: "Miles To Go" Celine Dion

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Andy got drunk at Bob's birthday party. Victoria, meanwhile, overheard Robbie admit that he loves Leah. Victoria, wanting to leave the party, agreed to leave with Andy. A drunk Andy crashed the car and they were rushed to the hospital
- Shane confided in Adam that he is worried about Natasha as she continued to shut him out and reject baby Jacob
- Rebecca told Melissa that she is in love with Cory and won't help her with the plan any longer. Melissa, meanwhile, went to visit Robin's doctor
- Trenyce and Chris each saw Savannah separately and they apologized to her for their plan to use her to try to get Andrew back
- Daisy saw Jemma's reaction when she spotted Frederick

Scene One - Twin Peaks General Hospital

Kim looks back at Shane, who has just entered the waiting room with information about Andy and Victoria, who had been rushed to the hospital following a car accident that they were involved in after Bob's birthday party. Kim hopes that the doctor can give her, and everyone else waiting, information on Andy and Victoria and that they will be okay. Secretly, Kim is also worried that Andy was drunk at the time of the accident, which could mean that he would be in some kind of trouble.

"Shane?" Kim asks him again. "Please, tell us that Andy and Victoria will be okay?"

"Yea, Shane," Robbie chimes in, hoping that Victoria isn't in critical condition. He recalls how close he and Victoria seemingly were to getting back together at the birthday party; he can't imagine what he would be do if he lost her, especially since he just lost Leah too. "Tell me that Victoria will be okay."

Shane nods back to them. "They will be fine," he says to everyone as they all breathe a sigh of relief. "Andy has a minor concussion and Victoria broke her wrist, otherwise they should make a full recovery."

"Oh thank God," Kim replies as she turns and gives Bob a hug, which surprises her. Her husband arrived shortly before the announcement, much to Robbie's dismay. Kim still hasn't had time to think about Bob's ultimatum that he left her: if she wants their marriage to work, she has to give up baby Blake. That all seems so far away from her mind right now, though; she has to focus on her brother. "Can we visit them? Are they allowed to see people?"

"Just one person at a time," Shane reports to them. "I don't want to overwhelm them with too many people in the room at once."

"I think we can manage that," Robbie tells him, as he moves to shake the doctor's hand. "Thank you for everything, Shane."

"Yes, thank you," Kim replies to the doctor.

"Kim, there's actually something I'd like to discuss with you. Do you a have a moment?" Shane asks her, as they move to the side to have some privacy.

"What is it?" she asks him back, as she looks at Shane with intent.

"It's about Andy," he says back to her. "The amount of alcohol in his blood level was very high."

Kim shakes her head back to the doctor. "What are you saying?"

"He was drunk," Shane replies to her, as Kim's worse fears start to come true. "Your brother was drunk while he was driving."

Scene Two - The Sugarbowl

"I wasn't expecting to see you again so soon," Rebecca announces to Cory, as she approaches him in the back corner booth of the coffee house with a latte in her hand as she recalls seeing him at Bob's birthday party. She smiles at her brother in law and can't help but feel her heart warm at the sight of him. While they have ended their affair, Rebecca knows that she is in love with him. Part of her feels awful for having fallen in love with her sister's husband but having been sleeping with him for so many months, she couldn't help it. The piece that is not ideal is that she was helping her mother, Melissa, with a plan but now that she has fallen for Cory, she has ended her role in Melissa's plan. She knows that her mother isn't happy with her but she can't possibly hurt Cory now that she is in love with him. And, she worries about what Melissa could still be planning without her help.

Cory looks up from his telephone and sees Rebecca standing there. "I guess we both wanted some coffee," he winks back to her as she sits across from him. "Actually, I'm glad we ran into each other."

"Are you now?" she asks as she purses her lips together, wondering what Cory could want to talk to her about now.

"Yea," he nods back to her. "I've decided to go and visit Robin. I wanted you hear that from me."

"Wow, this is big news," she says back to him, trying to act happy for him. "I knew that you and Robin had been talking on the telephone but I didn't realize that you were at the stage of actually going to see her. Her doctor approved this?"

Cory looks back at her with intent. "I haven't actually spoken to Robin's doctor, no," he informs her. "But the nurse that I was speaking to seemed to think that it could be a possibility."

Rebecca nods back to him. "Well, keep me posted Cory. You know that I only want what's best for you and Robin and I can see that the idea of seeing her is exciting for you."

"Thanks Rebecca," he smiles back to her. "I'll keep you posted. Anyways, I have to head over to the club. Chat soon?"

"Of course," Rebecca says back to him. She waits until he's away from the booth before she breathes a sigh of relief. "I have to warn Mom about this," she whispers to herself as she opens her purse and pulls out her cell phone. She finds her Mother's contact information and sends her a text message.

"Cory is going to visit Robin. Thought you should know," she says to herself as she types the text message into the phone. She pushes "send" and then takes a sip of her latte. "I hope I'm doing the right thing."


Daisy opens the door to the coffeehouse and moves inside quickly. She quickly makes her way into the lineup and places an order for an iced coffee; while she is in need of another caffeine fix today, she can't handle another hot coffee when it's this warm outside. She grabs her beverage and moves to the bar to put some sugar into her coffee and she stirs it in. She takes a sip and gets a smile on her face.

As she turns to leave, she spots Meggan sitting at the window bar seat, reading some files. Daisy arches her eyebrow at the sight of her once rival and quickly thinks back to the other night when she was having dinner with Aunt Jemma and they spotted Frederick in the restaurant; there was something about the way Jemma reacted to seeing Frederick that made Daisy wonder if they could possibly know each other or if Jemma was hiding something about her past. Of course, when Daisy asked Jemma asked her about her past, Jemma indicated that she wasn't hiding anything. There was something in Jemma's eyes that make Daisy wonder if there's more than meets the eye.

"I can't shake this feeling that there was something between Frederick and Jemma," Daisy whispers to herself as she finds herself moving towards Meggan. "Meggan, hi there," she announces to her as she reaches the window bar.

Meggan looks up from the files she was reviewing as she took over MW Investigations from Madeline Wilkins a few months ago and sees Daisy. Meggan isn't sure how or why Daisy is stopping by to see her, but the lately it seems like the people who haven't liked Meggan in the past are starting to be civil with her.

"Hi, Daisy," Meggan replies to her quickly. "Is this something important because I have a lot of work to do."

"It is important," Daisy says back to her. "I was wondering something about your father."

"My father?" Meggan asks her, confused by what Daisy is talking about. "What do you want to know about Frederick?"

"I'm just wondering if he could have any past …" Daisy begins to say back to her, wondering if Meggan will say anything back to her about what she is thinking. "Secrets?"

Meggan looks back at her in surprise. "Secrets? What kind of secrets? Everyone has a past, Daisy. I'm not sure what you're getting at nor am I sure that I like what you're getting at."

Daisy puts her hands up and shakes her head. "Never mind, I'm sorry I asked. I should have known better. Have a good day."

Meggan watches as Daisy leaves the coffeehouse but is left wondering why Daisy was asking if Frederick had past secrets. What could this all mean? "I guess I'll have to find out," she whispers to herself.


"I'm telling you , Frederick," Savannah tells her father figure as they sit across from each other at a small table. "Both Chris and Trenyce apologized to me for their role in the plan that they had against me."

Frederick takes a sip of his coffee and looks back at Savannah with intent. "They did this independently?"

Savannah nods back to him. "And, you know, they both seemed very genuine and sincere." Savannah looks back at him as he just takes another sip of his coffee. "Why do I get the feeling that you don't believe them?"

"Probably because I don't," he says back to her quickly. "They are sorry because they were caught. If they hadn't been caught, you probably would be divorced from Chris by now in some custody battle. Those two have no remorse for their actions."

"I don't believe that," Savannah tells him. "If you saw the look on their faces…"

"These are the same people that tried to take your son away from you," he reminds her, trying not to hurt her.

"I know, I haven't forgotten," she says back to him. "I guess I am just at peace with everything that has happened. I don't want to hold all of this resentment for the rest of my life."

"And I don't want that for you either," he replies to her. "I just want you to always remember what those two tried to do to you. You can forgive them if you want to, Savannah. But never forget because otherwise, you are leaving yourself open to be hurt again."

Savannah nods back to him. "I will keep that in mind," she says back to him with a sly grin on her face.

Scene Three - Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane's Office

Shane opens the door to his office and moves inside. While he is happy that he was able to give Andy and Victoria's family's good news about their prognosis, he wasn't very impressed with the fact that Andy was drunk at the time of the accident. Drunk driving is something that has always made Shane see red because he has seen, first hand, how many people don't make it in those types of situations.

"I just hope that Kim is able to get through with Andy with in regards to his drinking," he whispers to himself as he sits down at his desk. "Both he and Victoria got very lucky this time."

Before he can continue his train of thought, he hears a knock on his office door. It opens and he sees Helen emerge. "Helen, this is a surprise, what brings you by?"

"I hope this is a good time," she says as she enters his office. "Because I can come back if you'd like."

"No, it's fine," he tells her. "I'm just on a quick break. What's up?"

She shrugs her shoulders. "I guess I just needed to see a friend."

"Is everything okay?"

Helen bites her lower lip not wanting to cry but the truth is, nothing is okay in her life right now. She is still dealing with the Reg's death, she is trying to be supportive to Barbara, who is also still grieving and of course, Dawn is lashing out at anything and everyone. She's most concerned about her daughter because she has no idea what has caused Dawn to turn to hasty and hostile against her and Adam.

"I can see that you're upset, come and sit down and tell me what's wrong," Shane tells her as they move to the sofa in his office. "Is this about your father?"

"A little bit, I guess," she replies to him. "I mean, I'm still dealing with his death. But this has more to do with Dawn."

"What about her? Is she okay?"

"Physically she is fine," Helen says back to him to as she nods her head. "But, something is going on with her and I have no idea what it is or how to get her to open up about it."

"She won't talk to you? I thought you two had a great relationship," Shane says back to her, trying to understand what is going on.

"We did," Helen says back to him. "I don't know, she's changed somehow. Something is bugging her but she won't tell anyone what it is. She's just so angry all the time. She lashes out at Adam and I all the time. She's not the sweet girl she once was."

"That doesn't sound like Dawn," Shane replies to her.

"Maybe it has something to do with Natasha's accident."

Shane arches his eyebrow. "Why would it have something to do with Natasha's accident?" he asks her, not understanding.

"Because," Helen replies to him as their eyes lock. "Dawn was the only one at home the night Natasha fell down the stairs. I'm surprised Natasha hasn't told you that. I know she doesn't remember but the police questioned Dawn and everything."

Shane opens his eyes wider; this could be the thing that helps him uncover what is going on with his wife and why she is shutting Jacob out. "I had no idea," he quickly says, wondering why Natasha wouldn't have told him this information. "I mean, I guess I should have but I've been so focused on Natasha, I just didn't think to ask."

"I'd love to know what really happened that night," Helen replies to Shane. "It may be the answers we both need."

Scene Four - The Black House; Adam, Helen & Dawn's Home

Adam pours himself a scotch and takes a quick sip of it before he takes a deep breath. He has been under so much stress lately, he hopes the drink will help him relax. He, much like Helen, is worried about Dawn and whatever it is that she is going through. He can't believe the way she has been lashing out at them but he knows that he has to try to get to the bottom of it. One way or another, he has to help his daughter the best he can. Of course, his own stress stems from the fact that he slept with Natasha and when she fell down the stairs, she miscarried their child. He wishes he knew of the baby before because he would have done more to protect Natasha and the child.

He takes another sip of his scotch before he hears the doorbell ring. He moves over to the door and sees Natasha on the other side.

"I had to see you," Natasha announces to him as she moves into the house. "Are we alone?"

"Helen is out, Dawn is at the hospital and Barbara is taking a nap upstairs," he replies to her as they move into the living room of the house. "What is it? You look upset."

Natasha turns back around to face him. "Of course I'm upset," she says back to him. "After everything that has happened, how can I not be upset?"

"You're grieving Natasha," he replies to her. "You know these things take time to get over."

She nods back to him as she moves a piece of her hair behind her ear. "I know, I know," she waves her hand around. "It's just…I can't even hold Jacob, Adam. I can't pick up my own son! Do you know what this is doing to me?"

Adam looks back at her and moves closer to her. "You have to Natasha," he tells her. "I know that you're scared but the moment you hold him again, everything will start to get back to normal. I promise you that."

"That's not the worst part," she says as she gets water in her eyes. "Shane has been asking me all sorts of questions. He knows that something is wrong…"

Adam nods back to her. "I know."

"You know?" she asks him, surprised by his admission. "How do you know?"

"Because he has started to confide in me, Natasha," Adam says back to her. "He is worried about you and he won't stop until he covers what happened."

"He can never find out," Natasha replies to him quickly as a single tear runs down her cheek. "You understand that, right? Shane can never find out what happened, Adam. Not now, not ever."

Outside the living room, Barbara stands on the stairs hearing everything that Natasha and Adam are saying to each other. She arches her eyebrow and wonders what, exactly, it is that Natasha is keeping from her husband. More importantly, why is she confiding in Adam about all of this?

Scene Five - Twin Peaks General Hospital

Robbie slowly opens the door to Victoria's hospital room and moves inside. He closes the door behind himself and looks at Victoria, who is laying in the bed with her eyes closed. He immediately feels his heart break inside his chest; he doesn't know what he would have done if he had lost her.

"Thank God you're okay," he says out loud, causing Victoria to turn her head and look at Robbie. "I'm sorry, I didn't mean to wake you up."

She gives him half a smile back. "I wasn't really sleeping," she admits to him. "It's nice to see a familiar face."

"You have to know that I came as soon as I heard what happened," he replies to her. "Donovan and Eva are in the waiting room too. They agreed to let me come in and see you first."

Now, she can't help but smile completely. "I somehow think you twisted my Mother's arm," she says with a half a chuckle.

"I did but it worked," he laughs back to her.

"You have always been good at getting what you want."

"Not everything," he says back to her as he moves closer to her. "I don't have you in my life right now and that is killing me. I was so scared to think that I was going to lose you, Victoria."

"You didn't lose me, Robbie," she replies to him. "I'm going to be fine."

"And thank God for that," he says as he grabs her uninjured hand. "You can't leave me. I love you too much for you to do that to me."

She nods back to him as she gets water in her eyes. "What do you say?" he asks her, not letting her get a word in. "Let's get back together? Let's be together and not worry about anything getting in our way again."


Kim opens the door to Andy's hospital room and looks at her brother with a heavy heart. It doesn't seem like it was that long ago that she was in this very position: visiting her brother in the hospital after a heavy bout of drinking. While she knows that Andy is going through a difficult time having lost Reese, she knows that he has to get his drinking under control. The last time, he didn't hurt anyone but himself; this time, he could have killed Victoria.

"Looks like I always get the same visitors," Andy says as he spots Kim coming into his room. "Did they tell you how long I have to stay here?"

"Just until the morning," she replies to him quickly. "They want to make sure there isn't anything more serious wrong with you other than a concussion."

"Ah," he says with a hint of frustration. "There's nothing else wrong with me. I'm fine."

"Are you?" Kim asks him, with a sharp tongue. "Because, in my mind, you're the furthest thing from fine."

"What is that supposed to mean?" he asks her.

"I asked you to stop drinking," she says back to him. "I begged you to cut back and this is what you do?"

"I wasn't drunk," he tells her. "You put me to bed, remember? I was fine when I left the party."

"Stop lying to me!" Kim yells at her brother. "The doctors told me how much alcohol was in your blood at the time of the crash! You could have been killed, Andy! My God, you could have killed Victoria! How would you have lived with yourself if you had taken someone else's life?"

"But I didn't," Andy quickly says back to her. "I'm fine and from what I hear, Victoria will be fine too. This isn't a big deal."

"I'm begging you Andy," Kim pleads with him as a tear falls down her cheek. "Please, stop drinking. Please, tell me this will never happen again."

Andy looks back at her and gulps. He hates seeing Kim get so upset. He finds himself nodding his head back to her. "Okay, okay," he whispers as she comes up to him and gives him a hug. "I promise."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Cory visits Robin
- Shane spots Dawn and Natasha in a heated moment
- Eva shares her thoughts with Dominick

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