Episode 511 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: November 25, 2018


Episode Theme song: "Under the Sheets" Ellie Goulding
Click here to listen

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Jonah showed up at Barbara and Helen's doorstep, just before Barbara found Helen's gun. Realizing who Jonah was, Barbara pulled the gun on him. Dawn arrived and saw her Grandma with the gun and she told Barbara violence wasn't the answer. Jonah, meanwhile, told Dawn that they should be together. As he approached Dawn and tried to grab her wrist, Barbara shot him!
- Daisy and Tyler kissed again and almost had sex
- Robin was dumbfounded when Adam broke up with her, claiming he needed to support Dawn. In reality, he had been left impotent after the accident
- Kim and Bob had sex following him learning the truth about the fire at the boutique
- Dominick was thrilled when Felicia woke up. Simona told him that the fire was arson
- Lukas kissed Andy. Later, he saw Craig kiss Donovan

Scene One - The Black House; Helen & Barbara's Home

Dawn looks back at Jonah, who is laying on the living room floor of her childhood home bleeding from the two bullets that Barbara has shot into him. Dawn then looks back at Barbara in shock that she actually shot the young man in cold blood.

"What did you just do?" Dawn manages to say back to her Grandmother, who is pale as a ghost, reeling from what happened.

Barbara turns around from the scene, as the sight of the blood starts to get to her. She can't believe everything that has happened, seemingly so quickly. She was at home doing laundry, when she found Helen's gun. The fact that she found the gun startled her to her core. But then, Jonah arrived on her doorstep looking for Dawn. When Barbara realized who the young man was, she invited him and instantly pulled the gun on him, because she wanted him to pay for what he had done to Dawn. Then, Dawn arrived and told her to put the gun away, but Jonah started rambling that he and Dawn were meant to be together and that he made her "straight" after raping her. Barbara lost it completely when Jonah started to try to grab Dawn towards him; that's when she shot him twice. She couldn't let that man hurt Dawn again.

"Grandma, are you okay? Say something, please!"

Barbara drops the gun on the floor as her hands are shaking, still reeling from shooting someone. "I…I couldn't let him hurt you," she manages to say as a tear falls down her cheek. "He was trying to grab you."

"I know," Dawn puts her hand on Barbara's shoulder. "You look like you're in shock. Do you want me to get you some water?"

"No, I don't," Barbara shrieks back at her as she turns around to face Dawn. They look at one for a second before they look over at Jonah. Barbara gasps and covers her mouth, again in shock that there is so much blood. "Do you think he's dead?"

Dawn looks at Jonah and then back at Barbara. "I don't know," she admits to her. "But I hope he is. After everything he has put me through, I'm glad he is laying there right now."

Scene Two - Twin Peaks General Hospital

"I am still concerned about her concussion," Craig tells Dominick and Eva as they stand outside of Felicia's hospital room. Dominick was visiting his ex-wife when she awoke; he instantly went to get the doctor to make sure that Felicia was okay, since they know that she hit her head before the fire started at the boutique. "So, I do want to keep her for observation for a while longer. But her lungs have cleared out nicely from all the inhalation of the smoke."

"Thank God," Dominick looks at Eva with relief. "Can I go back in and see her?"

"Of course," Craig smiles back to him. "I am sure she would like to see some friendly faces after everything she has gone through."

"Thank you doctor," Eva purses her lips together.

Dominick and Eva quickly back into the room and look at Felicia, who is sitting up in the bed. Dominick moves over towards her and grabs her hand. "Thank God you're going to be okay," he whispers to her. "You have no idea how worried we have all been about you."

Felicia uneasily nods back to him. "My head still hurts," she reveals to him. "What happened exactly?"

"We were hoping you could fill us in on the events that happened," Eva folds her arms across her chest. "There was an accident at the boutique with Adam Black, but we have no idea how or when you got to the boutique."

Felicia looks at Eva and then up at Dominick with confusion. "We need you to tell us everything that happened, Felicia," Dominick tells her. "We need to know if you started the fire at the boutique."

Scene Three - Roboto; Bob's Office

"I'm surprised to see you at the office," Bob announces to Kim, who is sitting at his desk looking over some reports. He knows that Kim hasn't been at work since the ice storm because of Blake's death. Seeing her back makes him happy, because it could mean that she is back to being herself. He knows that she will never get over her son's death, but he is hoping that she will be able to start living her life again.

"Yea, I was tired of always being at the mansion," she doesn't look up from the report she is reading. "I thought coming to the office might be good for me, especially since we are closer than before. I was hoping that I could keep my job."

"Of course you can," Bob nods back to her. "We are closer now, and you've always been an asset here at Roboto. If working will help you get back on track, then you know I am going to support you."

"I appreciate that," Kim stands up from the desk and moves up to him. "I don't know how I would have survived these past few months without you."

"You will never have to find out," Bob smiles back to her before he kisses her on the lips. "There is something that we need to discuss, however. And, it is rather urgent."

"You have my attention now," Kim replies to her. "What is so important?"

"The fire at the boutique," Bob reminds her of the crime she committed. "We have to come up with an action plan of how to keep your name out of it, and we have to do it now."

Scene Four - The Sugarbowl

Robin walks into the coffeehouse looking to grab a caffeine fix, as she has been working nonstop since Adam seemingly ended their relationship the other day. She can't believe that after everything they went through, he just told her that they had to cool down because Dawn is going through a rough time. She feels like, in her heart, something more is going on, she just doesn't know what it is.

After she orders her coffee, she puts a lid on her cup and she is about to go back to work when she happens to see the back of Adam's head in the back booth of the coffeehouse. She arches her eyebrow, wondering why he is looking away from everyone else. She wonders if she should approach him. "No," she whispers to herself, thinking about how he upset her last time they were together. "But, I have to ask him what is going on."

She turns around and moves to the booth where Adam is sitting. "Hi," she says, causing him to look up from his phone. "Can I sit with you for a moment?"

Adam arches his eyebrow and gestures for her to sit, so she does. "I'm sorry to interrupt you," she tells him. "But, I haven't been able to stop thinking about our last conversation. You know, the one where you ended things with me?"

"I haven't forgotten," he replies to her, not looking in her eyes. He doesn't want to see the pain he has caused her. "I don't know what else to tell you, Robin. I have to focus on my daughter right now. What she is going through, I don't know that she will ever get over it. But I have to be there for. I don't have any other options."

"You don't have to be there for her alone," Robin insists to him. "I can be in your corner too. That's what people in love do for each other; they support each other when the other needs support. I love you, I don't want to lose you."

"And, my daughter didn't want to be raped, but she was," Adam firmly says back to her. "I'm sorry that I'm hurting you, but this is the way it has to be."

A single tear falls down Robin's cheek and she quickly wipes it away. "Sorry I bothered you," she quickly stands up and rushes out of the coffeehouse. At the door, she almost bumps into Max, who is on his way inside.

"Robin? Is everything okay?" Max asks her, realizing that she is upset about something.

"No, nothing is okay," she quickly replies to him. "Sorry Max, I can't talk about it right now."

Max watches as Robin scurries away and wonders why she is so emotional. He looks inside the coffee house and sees Adam inside, and suddenly he gets a smile on his face. "Trouble in paradise, obviously," he whispers to himself. "Looks like my plan worked after all."

Scene Five - The Park

"Aren't you cold sitting outside in this winter weather?" Tyler asks Daisy as he comes up to the bench she is sitting on, as she looks out at the frozen river. A light snow is falling from the sky, adding the snow that is already on the ground.

Daisy looks up at Tyler and quickly looks back to the river. She recalls how when they were together earlier, they kissed again and they started to have sex until she pulled back and asked him to leave. She knows that she can't cheat on Vinny; she loves her husband very much. But, she can't deny that she has a pull towards Tyler, mostly because they are both going through a grieving period right now; her with Jemma and Tyler with Blake.

"Silent treatment, huh?" he asks her as he sits next to her. "Was earlier really that bad?"

Daisy uneasily laughs back to him. "Yes, it was," she replies to him as she continues to look straight ahead. She doesn't want to look into his eyes right now. "I'm married, Tyler. And we, if I didn't stop us, we would have…"

"Made love?" he finishes her sentence. "I know you're married, and I respect that, but I feel something for you that I can't explain. I think if you're honest with yourself, you're feeling the same way."

"But I can't be," she says as a tear falls down her cheek. "I can't have this pull to you. I am married to Vinny!"

"When was the last time you thought Vinny was on your side? When was the last time Vinny kissed you the way I kissed you?"

"That's not fair," Daisy whispers back to him as she finally looks at him. "You can't compare."

"You shouldn't have to compare," he agrees with her. "But you should always have that passion that you were feeling with me."

"What do you want from me?" she asks him as another tear falls down her cheek.

He leans in and kisses her softly on the lips. "I want to see you happy again," he whispers back to her as their lips part. "That's all I want for you."

"I guess that's the problem then," she replies to him. "I have no idea what will make me happy again. And, I don't know if I ever will again."

Scene Six - Bruno's Gym

"Hey Andy," Lukas calls out to his friend, as he sees Andy about to start to use the bench press. "Need someone to spot you?"

Andy uneasily looks up at Lukas and recalls how the last time he saw Lukas, he kissed him and told him that he was ready to start fresh. Andy doesn't know if Lukas means that he wants to start fresh with him, but as Lukas moves towards him, Andy can't deny that Lukas is a very good looking man.

"Yea, that'd be awesome, thanks," Andy says as he leans down and starts to lift the weights.

"Go for a set of ten," Lukas replies to him as he moves behind the bench press and he starts to count out loud as Andy lifts the weights.

"That was awesome," Lukas says when Andy is done, and he helps Andy lift the weights back into the place. Lukas moves and around and sits next to Andy on the press. "I didn't realize you lifted so much," he says as he looks at Andy's toned arms.

"I've just been getting back into it," Andy admits to him. "My arms don't look nearly as good as yours."

"Oh, you've noticed my arms?" Lukas jokes with him.

Andy laughs back. "Hard not too when you have those tank tops on," he replies to him as their eyes lock.

"You should see them with no clothing on," Lukas licks his lips. "I meant what I said earlier, I want a fresh start."

"I'm beginning to realize that," Andy replies to him, their eyes still locked on one another.

Lukas leans in and kisses Andy on the lips. They pause and smile at one another. "My turn to spot you?" Andy asks him, as Lukas nods to him.

Scene Seven - Roboto; Bob's Office

"What kind of plan are you suggesting we come up with?" Kim asks Bob, as she pours two brandy's and then passes him one. "I thought you said that Felicia was the suspect in the fire?"

"Well, she is," Bob accepts the brandy and then quickly takes a drink of it. "But, the fact is, when Felicia wakes up, she will be able to tell everyone, including Dominick, that she didn't start the fire. We have to come up with something to make sure that she thinks that she is the one who started the fire."

"How in the hell are we going to make Felicia think that she started the fire?" Kim asks him. "There's no way we could possibly do that."

"We have to think of something," Bob tells her. "There has to be something we can do to make Felicia tell everyone she started the fire."

"Well," Kim starts thinking to herself. "I mean, she had motive, right? She was just as livid as Tyler and I that Dominick had a role in Blake's death. So, you're right, we just have to think of a way to make it seem like she did this."

"But how? Any ideas?"

Kim takes a sip of her brandy and taps her finger on her chin before she looks back at Bob with a gleeful smile on her face. "Actually, I just thought of something. And, I think you're going to love it!"

Scene Eight - Twin Peaks General Hospital

"You want to know if I started the fire?" Felicia asks as she looks back at Dominick with worry on her face.

He nods back to her. "You were at the boutique, and it started on fire," Dominick informs her. "The entire place is ashes now. Thank God the firefighters saved you when they did."

Felicia shakes her head in shock. "I … I don't know," she looks back at him and then over at Eva. "I don't remember. I guess my head injury is making my memory foggy."

"You don't remember anything about that night?" Eva asks her back, before she looks at Dominick. In some ways, Eva thinks that it's very convenient that Felicia can't remember that night; she could be biding her time until she comes up with a story for the fire.

"I remember," Felicia begins to tell them. "Going to the boutique, I was so upset with you, Dominick for Blake's death. I remember throwing some jars of that damn facial cream … and then, it goes blank. God, did I start the fire? Did I burn that place down because of Blake?"

"That's what I want to know," Simona Lopez says as she walks into the hospital room, as Dominick huffs. "Mrs. Robertson, I'm glad you're awake, because I have some questions for you."

Scene Nine - The Black House; Helen & Barbara's Home

"Dawn! We can't talk like that!" Barbara says in a hushed voice to Dawn, who was just saying she is glad that Jonah is laying on the ground, having been shot by Barbara. "We have to do something! We can't just leave him there!"

Dawn nods her head back to her. "You're right," she nods back to her. "I'll check and see if he has a pulse."

"Okay," Barbara replies to her. "Try not to get any blood on your clothing. It's nearly impossible to get out."

As Dawn leans down, Barbara clutches her cross necklace, looking to God for more support. Barbara looks over at Dawn, who places her hand on Jonah's neck.

"Well? Is he dead?"

Dawn looks up at Barbara and nods back to him. "He's dead. You killed Jonah, Grandma."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Bob loves Kim's idea
- Simona questions Felicia
- Trenyce and Daisy catch up

Discuss your thoughts here, in the ODaaT Forum!

Contact - odaatseries@gmail.com | © 2002-2021 One Day At A Time