Episode 460 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: February 09, 2018


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Previously on One Day at a Time
-Chris was arrested for Frederick's murder
-Natasha revealed that she couldn't have any more children after her fall to Cory. She also told -him that her fall was an accident
-Donovan ended his relationship with Craig and asked him not to reveal how close they had become
-Leah told Dominick that she knows Eva's secret

Scene One - Twin Peaks General Hospital

"I'm surprised to see you here today," Shane tells Cassie, as she comes into his office and closes the door behind herself. Shane knows that the last time he saw Cassie was right after Natasha was admitted to the hospital from her fall on the ice. Both Shane and Cory questioned Cassie about whether or not she had something to do with Natasha falling; she, of course, denied it. Since then, however, Natasha has admitted that her fall was an accident. "It's been a few days since we spoke."

Cassie purses her lips together. "Can you really blame me? The last time we spoke, I got the feeling that you didn't believe me about Natasha's fall."

Shane stands up from his desk. "I'm sorry about that," he replies to her quickly. "I shouldn't have allowed Cory to question you like that."

"But?" she asks him back. "A part of you wanted to hear my answers to his questions?"

Shane uneasily nods back to her. "If I'm honest, yes," he tells her. "Look, Cassie, I know that you've changed. All this time that I've spent with you since you've been back in Twin Peaks, I can tell that you're a different woman than you used to be. But, in the heat of that moment, I guess my mind did go back to all those years ago..."

"And, I guess I can't blame you for that," she tells him, thinking about their sorted history. "It just didn't feel great."

"I can appreciate that," he tells her as he comes up to her and grabs her hand. "But, like I said, I am very sorry. It won't happen again."

Cassie shrugs her shoulders. "Well, thank you, it means a lot that you apologized."

"Can I make it up to you?" he asks her with a slight chuckle.

Cassie arches her eyebrow. "What did you have in mind?"

"Dinner? My treat?" Shane suggests to her, hoping that she'll say yes.

Cassie looks back at him and finds herself nodding. "Sure," she smiles back to him. "I'd like that a lot Shane."

Scene Two - The Tower's, The Penthouse; Cory's Home

"You look better than you did yesterday," Cory tells Natasha as he pours a couple glasses of wine and brings one over to her, who is sitting on the sofa. "You have more colour in your cheeks. How are you feeling?"

"Much better, thank you," Natasha accepts the wine from him as he sits next to her. "I couldn't have rebounded so quickly from all of this if you hadn't been waiting on me hand and foot these last few days."

"Hey, that's what you do when you're in love, right?"

Natasha smiles back to him. "Are you really in love with me? After all these years, have we really found our way back to one another?"

Cory sets his glass down and looks into her eyes. "I love you more than I thought possible, Natasha. Do you feel the same way?"

"You know that I do," she whispers back to him before their lips touch. "But," she says after the kiss ends. "Are you sure you want to be with me knowing that I can't have any more children. I know how much you have wanted to be a father."

Cory shrugs his shoulders. "There's so many different ways that I can be a father," he tells her. "I love Jacob so much already and if we decide that we want a child, we could adopt or, I don't know, but we have options."

"You're such a good man," Natasha replies to him. "How did I get so lucky?"

"I'm the lucky one," he says back to her. "I mean it Natasha, I'm not going anywhere."

Before Natasha can reply, Cory stands up and walks over to the closet, where he pulls something out of his jacket. "What are you grabbing?" she asks him.

"I was going to wait for another time," he says as he turns back to face her. "But, I want to show you just how committed I am to you."

"I don't understand," Natasha admits to him, looking back at him with intent.

Cory comes back up to the sofa and falls to one knee. He holds out a black ring box and opens it. "Marry me, Natasha. Let's spend the rest of our lives together, for good this time?"

Natasha gasps in shock at the large diamond ring in front of her. "I...I don't know what to say," she says as a tear falls down her cheek.

"How about yes?"

Natasha smiles through her tears. "Yes, of course it's a yes!" She laughs as he slides the ring on her finger. "I love you so much."

He doesn't respond right away as his lips are too busy finding hers. When their lips finally part, he looks into her eyes, "I love you too!"

Scene Three - The Sugarbowl

Andy grabs his decaf coffee and moves over to the coffee bar to put some cream and sugar into his beverage. As he puts his lid on, he looks to the back booth and sees Craig sitting alone, playing on his phone. Andy takes a sip of his coffee and wonders how Craig is doing; he knows that the last time he saw Donovan, he was struggling with what he was going to do since Lukas had admitted that he still has feelings for Donovan. Andy just hopes that his friends can sort this mess out before someone gets hurt, if that is even possible.

"Craig," Andy announces as he arrives at the booth. "You look a million miles away, do you want someone to talk to?"

Craig gestures for Andy to sit down. "I guess I was just thinking," Craig admits to him. "I'm sure you've heard the latest?"

Andy shakes his head out of confusion. "No, what is the latest?"

"Donovan ended our relationship," Craig reveals to him. "Right here, in this very booth."

"I'm so sorry," Andy replies to his friend. "How are you feeling?"

"Surprisingly good," Craig says. "I mean, he was man enough to admit that he was thinking of Lukas still, so being with me wasn't fair to me. I appreciate that, you know?"

"It still can't be easy," Andy says back to Craig. "I know how much you cared for Donovan."

"I did, I do," Craig nods back to him. "But, if he wants to be with Lukas, what choice do I have but to accept it?"

"That's fair," Andy replies to him. "Are you sure he's going back to Lukas?"

"I'm pretty sure, yea," Craig says. "I guess the only thing I don't like about this is that Donovan asked me not to reveal how close we were."

"I'm not sure I understand."

"He told me not to say that we had sex," Craig tells him.

"Yea, he was worried about how Lukas would react," Andy informs him. "But really, Lukas isn't a dumb guy, he has to know what happens between two guys in a relationship."

Craig shrugs. "I hope so, because I don't know if I will be able to lie. It's not really my style."

"And, it shouldn't have to be," Andy replies to him. "Let's hope that Donovan is just honest with Lukas."

"Agreed, and sooner rather than later."

Scene Four - The Richardson Estate; Meggan & Lukas' Home

"My sister isn't home, so we are alone," Lukas tells Donovan as he welcomes his former lover into the house.

Donovan puts his coat over the sofa and turns around to look at Lukas. "Thanks for the heads up," he winks back to him. "You said you wanted to talk. What's up?"

"We after our kiss at the hospital, I thought we could see each other again," Lukas says licking his lips, knowing that he invited Donovan over so they could try to be close again. It's been too long and Lukas wants Donovan badly.

Donovan smiles back to him, and can't help but notice how attractive Lukas is looking. He feels his heart beating a million miles per second; he hasn't been this close to Lukas in a very long time. "Ah," Donovan manages to say. "I thought maybe it was because Chris Michaels was arrested for killing your Dad."

Lukas turns away from him and waves his hand in the air. "Yea, that happened. I was at the Pampa Grill when it went down."

"How are you feeling about it?"

Lukas finally turns back around to Donovan. "What is it? You look like you've seen a ghost," Donovan observes back to him.

Lukas gulps not wanting to talk about his father's murder. "I think we should focus on why I invited you over," he winks back to Donovan.


"Yea," Lukas smiles as he comes up to Donovan and kisses him. Donovan responds to the kiss. When their lips part, Donovan pushes Lukas up against the wall and kisses him passionately again. Lukas runs his hand down Donovan's chest until it reaches the base of his jeans. Their lips part again and Lukas grins back to Donovan. "Let's go upstairs. I need you."

"I thought you'd never ask," Donovan says with lust in his eyes.

Scene Five - Robertson Enterprises; The Boutique

"Well, this is something else, isn't it?" Meggan< asks Jeff as they stand in the new boutique, looking around. Meggan recalls getting the invite from Jeff to meet her at the boutique, which was perfect timing because she wanted to talk to him about being at the Pampa Grill when Chris was arrested for Frederick's murder.

"It sure is," Jeff agrees with her. "Leah said she was here when she had to see Dominick about something and she told me how beautiful the space was. Dominick really went all out on the store."

"And, even though I'm not a business woman, it seems to make sense to have a store just dedicated to Robertson products."

"Agreed," Jeff nods back to her. "Look, I wanted to talk to you about something."

Meggan arches her brow. "I'm listening. What's going on?"

"I heard about Chris Michaels getting arrested and I wanted to see how you were handling the news."

Meggan shrugs her shoulders. "As well as to be expected," she admits to him. "I am glad that the police think they have found the person responsible, I just hope that this means this will all go away now."

"I'm sorry that I wasn't with you when you learned the truth."

"You can't be with me all the time," she winks back to him. "But, I appreciate that. If this is the end of this, it will not be soon enough."

"I couldn't agree," Jeff nods back to her. "Let's hope that Leah's memory comes back now, so we can all move on from that chapter of our lives too."

"From your lips to God's ears," she smiles back to him. "Thank you for being here for me," she says looking into his eyes.

"I'll always be here for you, Meggan, no matter what."

"I know that," she nods back to him.


At perfume counter, Daisy smells some of the new perfumes that Robertson has launched. She wonders if she should grab one of the bottles, when someone comes up behind her. She turns and sees Jemma standing there.

"Jemma, what are you doing here?" Daisy asks her, knowing that the last time she saw her mother she told her she wasn't ready to make nice yet. She still needs more time to get over all the lies and deceit. However, she does know that Jemma was at the Pampa Grill the night that Chris was arrested for Frederick's murder because the restaurant was filled with people the other night. Daisy, probably like Jemma, is still reeling from seeing Chris get arrested.

"I thought I ought to get out of that damned hotel room," Jemma admits to her. "So, I came to his new shop. It sure is something else, huh?"

"Yea, Dominick really pulled out all the stops," Daisy agrees with her. "Are you going to get anything?"

"I ain't sure yet," Jemma admits to her. "Do you really just want to talk about the perfume that you're smelling?"

Daisy looks back at her in surprise. "What else would you like to talk about?"

"How about the fact that Chris Michaels was arrested for killin' Frederick?"

Daisy nods back to her. "Yea, I haven't seen him since the arrest but I can imagine the hell he is going through."

"That man is a lot of things, but a killer ain't one of them," Jemma says back to her. "I ain't sure I can let him go to jail for somethin' he didn' do."

Daisy arches her eyebrow and looks back at Jemma with intent. "What are you talking about? What could you do to help Chris get out of this mess?"

Jemma gulps and shakes her head. "I ain't sure," she quickly tells her. "I just don' think he is the killer, that's all. You were married to the man, do you think he is guilty?"

Daisy shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know what to think," she admits to Jemma. "So many people wanted Frederick to pay for all the hurt he caused. Someone had to snap."

"It wasn' Chris Michaels, I know that much," Jemma cryptically says back to her. "Anyways, child, Imma let you get back to your shoppin'. Take care, okay? Don' you be a stranger, either."

"Bye," Daisy slowly replies to her, wondering why Jemma is so certain that Chris is innocent. It seems odd that Jemma didn't really have an opinion about the murder until now. Daisy shakes her head though. "There's no way Jemma could have done anything to Frederick. She just wants to defend Chris," she tells herself.

Scene Seven - Cassie's Office

"So, how have you been since our last session?" Cassie asks Dawn, as they sit across from one another in Cassie's office. Cassie knows that Dawn told her last time that she was struggling with something, but she didn't reveal what it was. She hopes that Dawn is ready to finally come clean about whatever it is that was troubling her.

"I've been good," Dawn nods back to her, thinking about the kiss that she shared with Shelley. If anything, the kiss has left Dawn feeling more confused than ever. She doesn't know what the feelings she has for Shelley means, but she has to get to the bottom of them.

"Well, the last time you were here, you indicated that you were struggling with something," Cassie reminds her, as she reads the notes she jotted down. "Have you come to terms with that?"

Dawn uneasily shakes her head no. "I wish I had," she tells her therapist. "But the truth is, I feel more conflicted than ever."

"I'm not going to pry into what is troubling you," Cassie reminds her. "But I am happy to listen to anything you have to say."

Dawn tries to put a smile on her face. "I kissed someone," she reveals to Cassie. "It was my first real kiss with another person."

"That's wonderful," Cassie tells her. "You're a beautiful young woman, I'm sure whomever he is, he is a very lucky young guy."

Dawn gulps back to her, not sure if she is ready to reveal that she is having feelings for a woman, not a man. "Yea," she tries to smile again. "I just don't want to make a mistake."

"You're a young woman," Cassie replies to her. "Just remember that learning and exploring these feelings is natural part of growing up. And if you make a mistake, you learn from it and move on."

"Yea," Dawn tells her. "Thanks Cassie, that's good advice."

"That's what I'm here for," Cassie laughs back to her, not realizing that Dawn is talking about kissing Shelley, and not a young man.

Scene Eight - Dominick's Townhouse; Dominick & Eva's Home

Dominick pours a large glass of whiskey and takes a big gulp of it, his mind racing about what Leah told him at the boutique regarding what she remembered. He can't believe the words that his daughter spoke to him, and if it is true, then he doesn't know what will happen to his marriage. These past few weeks, Dominick tried to ask Eva about the note in Frederick's office that read "Eva knows" and she covered up; now, he has learned that everything Eva told him was a lie.

"Where in the hell are you Eva?" He whispers to himself, thinking about his wife. "I need to get to the bottom of this, and if it's true, so help me God."

"Darling, are you home?" Eva calls out as the front door opens and she scurries inside. "It's freezing outside."

"I'm in here," Dominick replies to her as he takes another sip of his drink. "I'm glad you're home because we need to talk."

Eva comes into the living room and sees the drink in her husband's hand. "Dominick? Is everything okay? What's going on?"

"I saw Leah earlier," he reveals to her. "She had a memory flash."

"She did?" Eva gasps in surprise. "Does this mean she remembers being married to Jeff?"

Dominick shakes his head. "No, she only had a memory, her full memory isn't back yet."

"Well, this is still great news, baby steps, right?"

"She told me about the memory," he says looking into her eyes. "She was at the winery in Santa Barbara."

"Okay?" Eva asks him, not sure where this is going.

"She overheard Frederick Richardson on the telephone," Dominick continues to tell her. "He was talking to you."

"Frederick and I had many phone conversations."

"I know! Damn it, Eva, I know the truth!" Dominick yells at her. "I know that you knew he was brainwashing Felicia and you didn't say a damn word! Leah remembered you and Frederick discussing it on the phone!"

Eva feels her hands start to shake. She thought that this secret was finally in the past; why did Leah have to remember now, when she had convinced everyone that the note in Frederick's office didn't mean anything.

"How long did you know? Why didn't you say anything to me?" Dominick asks her, demanding answers from her. "Why did you lie to me about the note in Frederick's office? This is what it was about, wasn't it?"

Eva feels a tear fall down her cheek. "I'm so sorry," she whispers back to him. "Yes, yes, okay, yes! I knew what he was doing and I didn't say anything. And yes, that's what that damn note was about!"

"How could you do that?!" he yells at her, trying to understand his wife's actions.

"Because!" she yells back at him. "Because, if I had said anything, you wouldn't have married me! Don't you understand? Ever since Felicia came back into town, I was always the second fiddle to her! I just wanted us to be together, so no, I never said anything. Are you happy now? You and you're inability to divorce that woman is what caused this!"

Dominick glares back to her. "I can't believe you did this," he whispers back to her. "You're no better than Frederick was!"

"Don't say that to me!" She cries to him. "I love you and you love me, and we finally got married. We got everything we ever wanted. We are together now, isn't that all that matters?"

"You knew that son of a bitch was feeding Felicia full of lies and you said nothing! You said nothing!"

Eva feels tears stream down her face. "I'm sorry, Dominick. I never meant for it to go this far."

"But it did," he replies to her. "And now, I'm going to do exactly what you did."

Eva shakes her head in confusion. "What do you mean?"

"I'm not going to say anything anymore," he reveals to her. "I want you out of my house so I don't have to talk to you."

"But we are married!"

"This marriage is based on lies! Lies that you told! Now, go pack a bag and get out!"

"Dominick, please…" she pleads with her husband.

"GET OUT!" he yells at her before he throws his glass against the wall causing it to shatter as Eva covers her mouth as more tears fall from her eyes.

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