Episode 529 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: February 24, 2019

 

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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Dawn agreed to give her baby up for adoption
- Jeff and Leah planned their wedding renewal ceremony
- Brad revealed to his parents that he is going to be a father. Brooke insisted that she meets the woman he got pregnant
- Max was heartbroken when Robin told him that they would never be together
- Cassie & Robbie had sex
- Andrew continued to have guilt pains over drugging Chris and Helen
- Dominick and his family agreed that sending Felicia to Raven's Meadow was the best option. Bob, meanwhile, stole the device back from Felicia's room that he was using to brainwash her

Cassie's Office

Cassie sits at her desk reviewing some patient files that are in front of her, but she slowly lifts her head and looks over at the sofa in her office. Her mind immediately thinks back to her and Robbie having hot sex on the sofa a couple of days earlier.

In the morning, they both realized that it was a mistake and that no one should ever find out. Cassie arches her eyebrow slowly, realizing, that Robbie has kept his word on that front because had Natasha, in particular, found out, Cassie would have heard about it.

She quickly looks at the door when she hears a knock and Max slowly comes into his mother's office.

"I'm not interrupting, am I?"

"Of course not," Cassie smiles at the sight of him. "What brings you by today?"

Max moves closer to her desk and puts his hands in his pockets. "You were gone by the time I got up today," he says back to her. "I was hoping we'd get to talk."

"Yea, sorry about that," she stands up and moves to pour herself a glass of water. "I had an early meeting. Are you still struggling to get over this girl? Is that what you wanted to talk about?"

"No, it's not," his voice remains somewhat distant. "I wanted to talk about what Natasha said at the party; that you were using Shane to get back at her."

Cassie turns to him in surprise. "Why would you want to talk about that?"

"I'm just surprised, that's all," he admits to her. "I thought you actually liked Shane."

Cassie chuckles back to him. "He's fine," she tells him. "But the truth is, he treated me like garbage for a long time. Before I had you, I didn't believe I was worth anything more. But now, I know that I am worth more."

"It still isn't great that you were with him to get back at Natasha."

"We have a sorted history," Cassie explains to him. "I appreciate your concern, Max, but this is all fine. Trust me, this will all blow over soon."

"I just wish you had told me, Mom," Max tells her. "You could have trusted me."

Cassie smiles and pulls him into a hug. "Thanks baby," she whispers into his ear. "Next time I'm in a tough situation, I will talk to you about it."

"Good," Max smiles back at her. "Because, you and I, we have to stick together."

Twin Peaks General Hospital

"I do have good news for you," Justin O'Connor looks over at Dawn and Barbara as they sit in his office in the hospital.

Dawn looks over at Barbara, who insisted that she come to Dawn's meeting with her social worker, with some excitement. She is rather pleased that Cheresa set up her first appointment with Justin because it means that she can start planning the rest of her life; she has to carry her baby to term but then she will give him or her up for adoption. She has realized that this is the only way for her to accept everything that has happened to her; she has to give her baby so they can be raised in a home filled with love.

"Please tell me what it is," Dawn replies to her social worker. "Anything you have to say, you can say in front of my Grandma."

"I'm just glad that I am here to support you," Barbara replies to her before she turns her attention back to Justin. "What do you have to tell us?"

"After our first visit," Justin begins to explain to them. "I advised our adoption agency that there would be child coming up for adoption when you give birth. And, as it turns out, there is actually a couple here in Twin Peaks that is on the adoption waiting list."

"Really? Wow, what are the odds of that?" Barbara gushes. "That means, Dawn, if you wanted, you could still have a relationship with the child."

"I don't know if I want that," Dawn admits to everyone. "But, Justin, if it's possible, I would like to meet this couple. I'd like to know who would be, potentially, raising my baby."

Justin nods back to her. "Absolutely, that can be arranged. Why don't I make some calls and I will let you know when everything is settled?"

"Wonderful, thank you," Barbara claps her hands together. "We look forward to it."

"Great, if you'll excuse me," Justin tells them before he leaves his office, and Dawn and Barbara collect their things.

"Thank you for inviting me to this," Barbara tells Dawn as she slips her coat on. "After everything we've gone through, it's nice to do things together for a change."

"I agree," Dawn smiles back to her.

"While we are alone," Barbara looks Dawn in the eyes. "I wanted to apologize to you again. I feel awful for everything that happened."

"Please don't," Dawn waves her hand in the air. "If we are going to move forward, you have to stop apologizing."

"I'll try my best," Babrara smiles back to her. "I will try my best."

The Claus House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home

"Did you call the florist?" Leah asks Jeff as they sit at the dining room table with papers scattered all over, as they finish planning the final touches of their wedding.

"Confirmed drop off time is 10:45 am sharp," Jeff looks over at her. "You know what that means?"

Leah drops her pen and looks over at her husband. "That it's time for a glass of wine?"

Jeff chuckles back to her. "Absolutely, if you'd like one because, baby, we are done planning this wedding! I can't think of anything else left to do!"

"I can't believe we actually managed to organize an entire wedding in a month," Leah moves some hair behind her ear. "Next weekend will be here before you know it and we will be telling everyone how much we love one another."

"I can't wait," Jeff licks his lips. "We didn't get that chance in Lake Tahoe, this time everyone will see how much you mean to me."

"Paige isn't home right now," Leah looks into his eyes. "Why don't you take me upstairs and really show me."

Jeff leans forward and kisses her on the lips. "I love how you think."

MW Investigations

"How did the doctor appointment go the other day?" Brad asks Meggan as they sit in her office.

"Perfectly fine," she smiles back to him. "The doctor gave me and the baby a clean bill of health."

"That's great to hear," Brad nods back to her. "I did something, something that I'm not sure you'll like."

Meggan arches her eyebrow at his comment. "What did you do?"

"I agreed to take on a new case," he reveals to her as her eyes open wider in surprise. "Don't worry, I'm not trying anything funny. It's just, eventually, you will have to take a step back from the company and someone will have to run things while you're on mat leave."

"I had no idea you were interested in being a P.I."

Brad chuckles back to her. "I dabbled a little bit into for a couple of years," he admits to her. "And now that we have this secret together, it seems to make sense for me to get back into this line of work. You're not mad, are you?"

"No," Meggan surprises him by her response. "If anything, I think you're a life saver. I was getting overwhelmed with some of the work load."

"Good," Brad smiles back to her. "Because, there's one more thing I have to tell you, and this one might not go over as smoothly."

"You're scaring me!"

"I told my parents that I was going to be a father," he reveals to her. "And my mother, she insisted on throwing a family dinner to get to know you. You're going to meet my family, if that's okay with you?"

Meggan gulps. The secret of Brad pretending to be the baby's father just got a lot more real. Now, she has to lie to his family. She's already dreading it.

"If we are going to keep up this story, then yes, I'll have to be okay with it," she finally replies to him. "I just hope I can pull this off."

"Don't worry," Brad says back to her. "I won't leave your side. It won't be that bad, trust me."

"I'm holding you to that," she tries to force a smile on her face.

The Lawson Mansion; Greg, Brooke, Cheresa & Abby's Home

"Darling, you're still home," Brooke announces to Abby as she moves into the living room of the mansion and she sees her eldest daughter sitting on the sofa looking intently at something.

Abby looks up and smiles at her mother. "I'm looking over some headshots that I took," Abby tells her, as Brooke sits next to her. Abby passes her a couple of the pages of the various photographs Abby has.

"You're really serious about this modelling idea, aren't you?" Brooke looks at some of the pictures.

"I am," Abby tells her. "I'd love to be a model and walking down the biggest run ways in the world. I know that it won't be easy, but I think I have to try to follow my dreams."

Brooke smiles back to her. "I haven't heard you ever speak this way about anything before," she tells her. "So, you have to know that you have my support and your fathers, even if he doesn't always want to admit it."

Abby chuckles back to him. "He can be hard, but he's a softy at heart. Look how he changed his tune with Cheresa being gay after she went to that camp."

"I like this one," Brooke points to one of the images. "I think you should use this one."

Before Abby can reply, she hears a ping on her phone. She stands up and quick grabs it from the nearby table. "I might get to use it sooner rather than later," she tells her Mom as they make eye contact. "I just got a notification of an upcoming modelling gig right here in Twin Peaks."

"With whom?" Brooke stands up, excited for her daughter.

"Roboto," Abby replies to her. "One of the biggest companies in the world. Oh my God, Mom, you have to help me get ready! This could be my moment!"

The Tower's; Floor Six; Adam's Condo

"You don't have to work today?" Adam asks Max, who sits on the sofa while Adam passes him a glass of orange juice.

After seeing Cassie, Max left his mother's office and came to see his father. He isn't sure why, exactly, he felt like he needed to see Adam, but he felt like he might be able to help him with this heartache he is feeling about Robin telling him that they have no future together.

"I'm going in later," Max finishes taking a sip of juice. "I didn't want to run into Robin this morning."

Adam arches his eyebrow at the comment. "Why, is something going on between you two?"

"Nah," Max waves it off. "I just know that sometimes she likes to get her paper work out of the way first thing in the morning. There's not always a lot of room in the studio if I'm there too."

"I see," Adam looks back at him. "You seem different today, everything okay?"

"I told Mom that I'm going through a break up of sorts," Max reveals to him. "It wasn't anything serious."

"You're attitude leads me to believe it was more serious than you are claiming. What happened?"

"She told me she would never have feelings for me," Max tells him. "It just … it hurts Dad."

Adam moves to sit next to Max, who puts his head on his Dad's shoulder. "It's the first time a girl has really hurt me. It sucks."

"It does," Adam tells him. "But, these experiences only make you into a stronger man. You can't get down on yourself, son. You're a bright guy, you'll find the right girl one day. And in the meantime, you don't have to feel a rush to settle down."

Max nods back to him. "Yea, I get that."

"Now, why don't you tell me the truth: this girl, it was Robin, wasn't it? You've had a crush on her all this time?"

Max puts his head down. "Yea, but it doesn't matter, Dad. She doesn't want me. I just thought because you ended things with her that we could be together. But she told me it will never happen."

Adam pulls him into another hug as he sighs heavily. "I'm sorry she hurt you," Adam tells him. "But like I said, in a few years this will all seem like a dream. You'll see."

Roboto

"I've placed an ad this morning for younger models for the TeenLand concept," Tyler announces to Bob and Kim as he moves into Bob's office.

"That was fast," Kim replies to him, as she pours herself a cup of coffee. She looks back at Bob, who is already thinking of the next step. She is surprised that Bob liked Tyler's idea of a real life Big Brother concept for Roboto this summer to promote a new younger line of cosmetics; she was worried that they would clash given their history.

"No time to waste," Tyler tells them. "Summer will be here before you know it."

"He's right," Bob stands up from his desk. "First step though, is we have to get a real name. TeenLand sounds terrible. We don't want to isolate these new products to just teens."

"How about the Gen Next House?" Kim suggests to them. "The line could be called Gen Next by Roboto."

"I like that," Bob nods back to them. "Because that could include teenagers and 20 something's."

"I'll change the marketing as soon as I get back to my office," Tyler smiles back to them. "I must admit, I'm surprised by how well this is going so far."

"As am I," Bob chuckles back to him. "Let's not ruin a good thing, shall we?"

"Not at all, I'll let you know as soon as I get applications for the models," Tyler tells them as he moves to the door.

"Tyler," Kim calls out, stopping him from leaving. "Before you go, how is your mother doing?"

Bob arches his eyebrow eager to hear the update himself. Right before Tyler arrived, he was filling Kim in on how he went to the hospital to collect the device they were using to brainwash Felicia into believing she started the fire.

"About the same," Tyler reveals to them. "We have decided, however, to send her to Raven's Meadow. It was Simona's idea; if we didn't agree the police would press charges."

"I guess you made the right choice," Kim purses her lips together. "Like I told you before, if you need anything from me, I'm here."

"Thanks," he nods back. "Keep you posted on Gen Next."

Once the door is closed, Bob walks up to Kim and kisses her passionately. When their lips part, she looks into his eyes. "What was that for?"

"For us winning," he whispers back to her. "We convinced everyone, including Felicia, that she started the fire. We are in the clear, Kimberly. We are in the clear!"

Twin Peaks Police Station

Dominick slowly moves through the police station getting closer to Simona's office. He has been dreading this moment since Simona first presented it to him a few weeks ago; he has to tell her that he and his family have decided to send Felicia to Raven's Meadow instead of them filing charges against her for starting the fire at the boutique. Part of the reason that Dominick is struggling with this is because deep down, he still doesn't believe that Felicia started the fire. However, he can't deny that evidence suggests otherwise.

He arrives at Simona's office and knocks on the door. "I hope this is a good time," he announces as he opens the door.

"I was going to call you," Simona replies to him as she looks up to see Dominick sitting in front of her. "I trust you've made up your mind about Felicia?"

"My family and I discussed it in great detail, yes," Dominick tells her.

"Don't keep me waiting Mr. Robertson," Simona says back to him. "What is your decision?"

"Felicia will be moved to Raven's Meadow as soon as she gets the okay from her doctor at Twin Peaks General Hospital," Dominick informs her. "I won't allow you to move her before then."

"I wouldn't dream of it," Simona smiles back to him. "For what it's worth, I know this wasn't an easy decision for you or your family, but I do think you're making the right decision."

"I would say thank you," Dominick stands back up. "But, you will never know what my family and I are going through. You'll let me know the details of the transfer?"

"Of course," Simona nods back to him.

The Sugarbowl

"I can't believe that you've already found potential parents for the baby," Paige tells Dawn as they sit in the back booth of the coffeehouse together, as Dawn just finished telling her friend the latest with her.

"I know, it seems to be happening so fast," Dawn admits to her. "I mean, it was just the other day it seems that Cheresa was giving me this idea to put the baby up for adoption."

"Are you sure you're still okay with the idea?"

"I don't have any other choice," Dawn replies to her. "I know that I can't have this baby, Paige. I hate Jonah and everything he did to me. This baby is Jonah's."

"I get it," Paige reaches over and grabs her friends hand. "I'm just glad Cheresa suggested it. She's turning into a good friend."

"She is," Dawn smiles at the thought of Cheresa.

"That look in your eyes," Paige giggles back to her friend. "Do you have feelings for Cheresa?"

Dawn shrugs a little. "Maybe I do," she admits to her. "But right now, I can't act on them. I have too much going on carrying this baby. What about you? How are things with Andrew?"

Paige sighs a little before she takes a sip of her latte. "Things are fine," she tells Dawn. "I mean, he wants to have sex, and I get why. I'm just not ready. I just don't know how long he will wait for me, you know?"

"I know," Dawn nods back to her. "But, trust me Paige, don't do anything you're not ready for. I've learned that the hard way this past year. If Andrew loves you, he'll wait and respect you. You deserve that much."

Outside, Cheresa and Andrew slowly walk closer to the coffeehouse as they are going to meet Dawn and Paige.

"It finally feels like it might be getting a little warmer," Cheresa tells Andrew as they stop for a moment.

"I can't wait," Andrew looks back at her.

"You look like you have something on your mind," Cheresa observes to him. "What's up?"

"It will stay between us?"

"Of course."

"I'm getting frustrated that Paige doesn't want to take our relationship to the next step," he admits to her. "I don't know how long I can wait."

"You mean about sex?" she asks him as he nods his head back.

"I know that makes me sound like a perv."

"No, it doesn't," Cheresa stops him. "It makes you sound like a normal young man. But, you have to get only Paige will know when she's ready for that step. If you pressure her, you might lose her."

"But she should know that I want it, shouldn't she?"

"Of course," Cheresa tells him. "You can tell her you're ready. But that's different than you pressuring her."

"Ugh," he groans. "Girls are so complicated."

Cheresa laughs. "I suspect boys are too," she winks at him. "Come on, let's get inside and join the girls. And don't worry, what we talk about is between us."

The Tower's; The Penthouse; Cory & Natasha's Home

Natasha paces back and forth through the living room of the penthouse waiting for Cory's cell phone to ring. Since they got phone call of the potential baby coming up for adoption, both Cory and Natasha have been on edge wondering when they will hear the next piece of news.

"What could be taking so long?" Natasha asks Cory, finally breaking the silence in the room.

"These things take time," Cory tries to calm her down. "Why don't you come sit down and I'll pour us some wine. It might help take the edge off."

"Yea, that sounds good, thank you," Natasha says as she moves to the sofa. Just as she is about to sit down, Cory's cell phone starts ringing.

She anxiously looks at her husband who pops up and moves to answer his phone. "Cory Calvin," he says into the phone as he looks at Natasha. "Justin, hi."

Natasha watches intently. "She'd like to meet us?" he looks at Natasha who nods back to him. "Yea, we can make that work. We can meet her! Sure, send me an email with the details and we will be there. Thank you so much Justin."

He hangs up the phone and smiles over at Natasha. "The mother, she wants to meet us! This is happening Nat, it's really happening."

"Oh Cory," she rushes into his arms. "We could have our baby soon. We could have our family."

Cassie's Office

Cassie looks up from her paper work again when she hears someone walking into her office. She feels her heart move into her throat when she sees Robbie standing in front of her.

"What are you doing here?" she asks as she stands up.

Robbie shrugs his shoulders. "I haven't been able to stop thinking about you," he admits to her, his eyes full of lust when he looks at her. He remembers how good she felt in his arms and how good her lips tasted against his. "And, I think if you're honest, you haven't been able to stop thinking about me either."

"This is insane," she tells him. "We just had a drink together and sex. We can't do this."

He moves closer to her and kisses her on the lips. "Do what?" he asks her as their lips part. "This?"

She kisses him back before she pulls away and moves closer to her office door. "Where are you going?" he asks her, his eyes filled with lust.

"No where," she locks the door and looks back at him. "And neither are you."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Jeff overhears a private conversation
- Natasha and Cory are in for a shock
- Adam and Helen grow closer

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