Theme song: "Your Biggest Mistake" Ellie Goulding
Previously on One Day
at a Time
- After Shane revealed that Leah's brain had swelling that caused her
memory loss, the Robertson's agreed to not confuse Leah with everything
that happened since she "died". Jeff and Victoria were upset
when Robbie suggested he move back in with Leah, since she last remembered
their wedding. Paige, meanwhile, was upset that Leah couldn't remember
- Chris overheard Trenyce threaten to kill Frederick after Andrew came
to Twin Peaks and was still cold to Trenyce
- Daisy asked Jemma to move out so she could get over learning that Jemma
is her mother, Frederick is her father and that she is a product of rape
- Lukas came back to Twin Peaks
- Dawn saw Chris and Helen about to make love again
Scene One - The Pampa Grill
Jemma looks at the glass of chardonnay that is in front of her longingly
before she finally picks up the glass and has a drink of the wine. She
sets the glass down and sighs relief as the alcohol goes down. She doesn't
drink that often but she knows that she is drinking to try to numb the
pain of everything that is happening with her right now; the fact that
she finally revealed her past with Frederick is jarring to her, but more
so to Daisy. Jemma knows that her daughter is devastated to learn that
she is the product of a rape, so much so, that Daisy asked her to move
out while she got her head around everything. Not that Jemma can blame
her; the truth is horrible and it has taken years for Jemma to get past
everything, if she can even proclaim that she has gotten over it.
"I need my daughter to realize why I did what did," she says
to herself before she takes another drink of wine. "I never realized
how much I needed this glass of wine. I gotta make Miss Daisy understand
this terrible mess."
She looks up and sees Vinny collecting some take out from the bar. She
wonders if she should go up to her new son in law to see how Daisy is
doing. She tells herself not to because she doesn't want to pressure Daisy,
but she can't help herself; she has to use this chance to reach out to
her daughter, even if it is through her husband. "Mr. Vinny,"
she calls out, causing him to stop and look back at Jemma. "Please
wait a moment. I gotta talk to you about somethin'."
Vinny knows that he shouldn't be speaking to Jemma about Daisy because
he wants to give his wife the time and space that she clearly needs, but
he won't be rude to Jemma. "What's going on Jemma? Are you all settled
at the Twin Peaks Executive Hotel?"
"I hate that I'm livin' there," she admits to him. "I want
to move back in with you and Miss Daisy. I want to get back into Miss
Daisy's good graces."
"I think she just needs time," Vinny replies to her quickly.
"This is a lot for her to take in."
Jemma nods back to him. "I understand that," she tells him.
"I was thinkin'," she continues to say. "Maybe you could
help me out with my daughter? You know, put in a good word for me or somethin'?"
Vinny shakes his head back to her. "No," he informs her. "I
won't do that. Daisy is her own woman and she's strong," he continues
to tell her. "She'll come around when she's ready. You just have
to be patient. And, you should maybe get used to the idea that she won't
come around at all. Whatever happens, it will be her decision."
"You don't mean that!"
"I don't know what to think," Vinny admits to her. "All
I know is my wife is in a world of hurt and confusion and I'm just going
to be there to support her."
Scene Two - The Richardson Estate; Frederick, Meggan & Lukas' Home
"Thank you for coming by today," Meggan welcomes Daisy into
the living room of the mansion. "I wasn't sure that you'd make it."
"Once you told me Frederick wasn't going to be here, I thought I
should come," Daisy replies to her and Lukas, as she sits down on
the sofa. "It's not every day you find out you have grown half siblings."
Lukas practically rolls his eyes over at her. He's not impressed that
he has to try to get to know Daisy as a half -sister. He knows that it
was a shock to learn that Frederick got Jemma pregnant all those years
ago, but he doesn't believe for a second that his father raped Jemma.
His father may have been a lot of things, but a rapist? He can't get his
head around that. Until everyone can accept that, he doesn't want any
part of this new loving family routine.
"It was a surprise for us too," Meggan tells her. "That
trip turned out to be pretty impactful for all of us."
"In more ways than one," Daisy replies to her. "I heard
that Leah Robertson is alive."
Meggan uneasily nods back to her. "That she is but let's not talk
about that, we wanted to talk to you and get to know you."
Daisy shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know what to say," she
admits to them. "I'm still trying to process everything myself."
"But you think Frederick did it, don't you?" Lukas asks her,
his tone filled with anger
"Did what?" Daisy asks in confusion.
"Raped Jemma, you think our father is a rapist?" Lukas snaps
back at her.
Daisy again shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know what to believe,"
Daisy replies to him. "Here's what I do know: Jemma wouldn't lie
about something like that. And, Frederick has done some pretty horrible
"How do you know Jemma wouldn't lie? She lied about being your mother,
didn't she?" Lukas asks her, still defending Frederick.
"Lukas, please," Meggan pleads with him, not wanting a fight
between her brother and new-found sister.
"No, Meg," Lukas protests. "I don't want to have anything
to do with this meet and greet if she thinks Dad is a rapist. That's insane!
I won't listen to it, I refuse to."
Before Daisy or Meggan can reply, Lukas stands up and storms out of the
room. "I'm sorry," Meggan tells her. "I had no idea he
was planning that."
Daisy shakes her head back to him. "No, its fine," she says.
"I think we all have to get used to this idea before we try to play
brother and sisters."
Scene Three - The Black House; Helen, Barbara & Dawn's Home
"I wasn't expecting to see you at home today," Helen announces
to Dawn as she comes into the living room of the house and spots her daughter.
"I thought you had a therapy session with Cassie?"
Dawn looks up from her IPad in disgust at her mother, recalling how the
previous day she came home and saw Helen and Chris heading upstairs to
have sex again. She knew that Helen was moving on from her marriage, but
that doesn't mean that Dawn has to like it. In fact, it makes her wish
she didn't have to stay living there anymore. If only she could run away,
she thinks to herself. She knows that she can't, however, because of the
court ruling that forced her back home.
"No, I had one yesterday," Dawn replies to her coldly.
"What's with the tone? Have I done something to upset you?"
Helen asks her, unsure of why Dawn would be so harsh with her.
Daw rolls her eyes back to her mother. "Do you even have to ask?
I mean, the least you could do is make sure no is home before you have
your boyfriend over."
"I don't know what you mean," she says nervously back to her
"I was home yesterday when you and Chris were upstairs," Dawn
tells a shocked Helen as her face blushes. Helen was sure that she was
home alone. "I don't want to be privy to that."
"I'm so sorry," Helen says embarrassed. "If I had known,
of course I wouldn't have had him upstairs."
"How about you just don't have him over, period? This is the house
you shared with your husband for God's sake!"
"Dawn, you know our marriage is over," Helen tells her, trying
to make her daughter realize that life has changed from what she expects
it to be. "I am allowed to move on with my life."
"And to hell with everyone else, right?" Dawn asks her, yelling
at Helen. "That's fine, mother. That's just fine!"
Before Helen can reply, Dawn storms out of the house, slamming the front
door in the process. Helen sighs and wonders about her relationship with
Chris now. "Am I making a mistake?" she asks herself, wondering
how she can get her family back to normal.
Scene Four - - Frederick's Office
"I heard your conversation with Trenyce yesterday," Chris announces
to Frederick as he walks into the doctor's office unannounced, recalling
how he heard Trenyce tell Frederick that she won't stand for him hurting
her family anymore. Chris won't actually say that he heard Trenyce say
she could kill Frederick because he knows that she could never do something
like that but it did make him realize that he should pay the doctor a
visit. If Trenyce has the guts to defend the family to Frederick, then
he should too. Especially, since Andrew is back in town and Chris and
Trenyce would like nothing more than to actually try to have a relationship
with him again.
"I'm going to have to change the locks on my doors," Frederick
quips to himself. "I'm tired or having all of these interruptions
of people just barging into my office."
"You're going to listen to me," Chris grits his teeth to him.
"I know that you've brainwashed Andrew, the same way you brain washed
Outside the door, Andrew is about to come into the office hoping to chat
with Frederick, but he stops when he hears Chris and Frederick talking.
He can't help but want to hear what Frederick's response is to hearing
Chris say that he was brainwashed. He knows that Frederick would never
do that, but Andrew also knows what everyone is saying is true: Frederick
did brainwash Felicia.
"What the hell are you talking about?" Frederick asks Chris,
standing up from his desk. "I've done no such thing!"
"Really?" Chris asks him. "And, I'm supposed to believe
you? The man who raped Jemma? The man who brainwashed Felicia? The man,
who clearly has also brainwashed Andrew into hating Trenyce and I!"
"Andrew doesn't need to be brainwashed to hate you," Frederick
spits at him. "All he has to do is look at the man you are!"
"Shut your mouth," Chris replies to him. "If Andrew knew
the truth about how Savannah died, he wouldn't hate me or Trenyce, and
you know that."
Frederick chuckles to himself. "But that's the thing," he whispers
back to him. "He'll never know."
Outside the door, Andrew gulps wondering what Frederick is talking about.
"You're a sick son of a bitch, you know that?" Chris yells at
him. "One of these days you're going to cross the wrong person and
there won't be any coming back from that."
"Are you threatening me?"
"No," Chris warns him. "I'm promising you that."
Scene Five - Robertson Enterprises; Tyler's Office
"It sounds like Santa Barbara was quiet the trip," Tyler tells
Trenyce as they sit in his office, looking over some figures for Robertson
Enterprises. "Not only for your family, but for mine too."
Trenyce nods back to him, recalling everything that happened in California.
She knows that a lot of lives have changed forever as a result of the
holiday. "You must be thrilled that Leah is alive and well."
"I am," Tyler agrees with her. "It's surreal. None of us
ever expected anything like this to even be possible."
"I'm happy for you," she smiles back to him, knowing her family
drama is far more upsetting than happy.
"But, you're upset with everything going on with your family? That's
understandable, after everything that I heard about what happened."
Trenyce shakes her head back to him. "You know, I don't want to talk
about it. I'd rather try to forget it. What do you say Tyler, help me
forget?" she purrs at him, hoping that he will make love to her again.
He gives her half a grin, knowing exactly what she is suggesting. "I'd
like that, but," he starts to tell her as her face drops. "I
think I actually have a real chance with Kim again, and I don't know if
us being together will help that cause."
Trenyce uneasily nods back to him. "Yea, of course," she says
trying to hide his disappointment. She knew that this was always as possibility
but the fact that Tyler is actually rejecting her is still a hard pill
to swallow. "I understand completely."
Scene Six - Roboto; Bob's Office
"I came as soon as I heard you wanted to see me," Kim announces
to her husband as she opens the door to his office and moves inside. She
can tell that Bob wants to take action regarding the fact that Robertson
Enterprises released their facial cream before Roboto did; she just hopes
that she is able to cover her tracks because if he knew that she was the
one who sent Tyler the formula, all hell would break loose.
"Thank you," Bob replies to her as he pours himself a drink.
"I thought you should know what my action plan is regarding the facial
cream leak to Robertson Enterprises."
"Are you sure there was a leak?" Kim asks him, trying to discourse
him. "Maybe they just figured it out; I'm sure they were working
on their product at the same timel."
"But, to have the exact same formula? I checked their cream out;
it's an exact replica of ours. That's far too much of a coincidence especially
where Dominick is concerned There must have a been an internal leak at
Roboto, I'm almost positive of that."
"So, you assume that there is a spy here?" she asks him nervously.
Bob takes a sip of his brandy and looks back at her. "I do,"
he reveals to her. "And that's why I'm having a complete internal
lock down and an audit review of every employee's email and work phones.
I will get to the bottom of this Kimberly, and when I find the spy, they
will wish they had never met me."
Kim uneasily nods back to him, wondering how she can get out of this.
She walks up to him and pulls her husband into a hug. "If that's
what it will take, Bob," she tells him. "Then, of course I support
She exits their embrace and
she tries to listen to him but she's too busy grabbing her purse and sending
Tyler a text message. "We have to meet; you have to tell me what
you want for my silence. I'll do anything."
Scene Seven - The Claus House; Jeff & Leah's House
"I can't believe that I'm back in this house after so long,"
Leah tells Robbie as she looks around the living room. It's her first
day back in the house that she lived in for so long and it's like nothing
has changed. Robbie and Jeff changed all the pictures back to ones of
Robbie and Leah, so Leah wouldn't be confused by what she was coming home
too. It was a difficult decision, but they knew that to help Leah recover
that they would have to do this. Robbie only hopes that Leah's memory
comes back sooner rather than later, which he thinks it will be surrounded
by loved ones again.
"It's so good to have you home," he tells her. "We thought
we had lost you forever."
"The entire time I was in Santa Barbara, I longed to be back here,
with you," she admits to him as she looks into her eyes. "I
mean, we just got married. That's the last thing I remember, and now its
many years later. How long was I really gone for?"
"A long time," Robbie admits to her. "But it's not the
time to discuss that. Let's just celebrate the fact that you're home and
you're back and you're never leaving again."
"I hope you're right," she replies to him as the doorbell rings.
"Oh, I wonder who that could be."
"I'll get it," he tells her as she moves to the front door.
He opens it and sees Dominick, Felicia and Victoria standing there.
"We came to welcome Leah home," Felicia says, practically jumping
out of her skin. She hasn't been this happy in the longest of time and
she is showing it. They all move into the living room and individually
"Thank you all for coming," Leah smiles back to her parents.
"Mom, you and I, we need to talk about how this is all possible.
Like I said in Santa Barbara, the last thing I remember, I thought you
had died when I was a child. I can't believe that you're standing here
with me now."
"Oh, well, this is a long story," Felicia tells her daughter,
as they walk hand in hand into the kitchen, with Dominick following them.
Robbie looks over at Victoria. "Hey," he says to his fiancé.
"Hi," she replies to him. "She looks
happy. I guess
you can take credit for that."
"She is," he informs her. "I know you're not happy that
I had to move in here to be with her, but you heard Shane, we have to
do this for her. We have to help her get her memory back."
Victoria nods uneasily back to him. "I get that," she says to
him. "But where does that leave us?"
Scene Seven - The Park
Jeff walks slowly down the path of the park, trying to clear his head
about everything that has happened the last few weeks. He married Meggan,
only to find out that Leah is alive and well, meaning, he has two wives.
He still can't believe that Leah survived the explosion in Lake Tahoe.
All of these months of mourning Leah, was for nothing he realized.
"And, where does that leave my marriage to Meggan?" he asks
himself as he sees Paige sitting on a park bench, looking out at the river.
He finds himself slowly walking up to the bench trying to see how she
is doing; he knows that she was upset with the fact that Leah couldn't
remember her, and he understands why she would be upset.
"Paige," he calls out to her as he sits next to her. "How
are you kiddo?"
Paige sighs a little and looks back at him. "I don't know, fine,
I guess," she replies to him, not sure she really knows the answer
to that. "I can't believe that Mom doesn't remember me."
"All in time," Jeff tells her. "Her memory will come back,
"And then what?" Paige asks him as tears fill her eyes. "You
married Meggan, how do you think she'll feel when she finds out?"
" he begins to reply. "I don't know."
"I kept telling you," Paige says, her voice increasing in volume.
"I kept telling you not to marry that woman, but no, you couldn't
listen to me, could you? Why, Dad? Why wouldn't you just listen to me?"
"You never liked her," Jeff replies to her. "I understand
that, but no one could have seen this coming."
Paige shakes her head a tear falls down her cheek. "I told you not
to marry her! This is such a mess! And I hate it, I really, really hate
Against her judgement, she accepts a hug from her father as she continues
to cry. "It will be okay," he tells her. "Trust me, things
will be okay."
Next on One Day at a Time
- Tyler reunites with Leah
- Lukas spots Frederick and Eva together
- Cory and Robin learn the horrible truth!