Episode 558 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: August 16, 2019


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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Max and Paige seemingly grew closer in the Gen Next House, while Abby kissed Andrew
- Helen kissed Adam, despite him telling her that he is still in love with Robin. Helen also agreed to send Barbara away to Raven's Meadow
- Shane worried about Victoria when Brandy revealed that she got another job at Raven's Meadow
- Chris and Trenyce made love
- Bob & Kim leaked the image of Tyler & Daisy kissing. Vinny walked out on his wife for her betrayal right before the election

City Hall

"I saw Vinny storm out of here," Lukas admits to his sister, who is pacing back and forth in her office as she tries to figure out what has happened. Lukas was with Daisy earlier when Vinny showed up and confronted his wife over her affair with Tyler; Lukas can't believe that the affair came out just as the election was about to take place, he knows that this could hurt Daisy's chances of getting re-elected, but also that her marriage is now in trouble. "I take it your conversation didn't end well?"

Daisy sighs heavily, knowing that Vinny lashed out at her for her betrayal. She can't blame him, but she just wishes she understood how the picture was leaked; who would want to do this to her?

"That is the understatement of the year," she finally replies to him. "This couldn't have happened at a worse time. The election results should be coming in any time now; I don't know what this damn picture will do to my chances of winning. And, of course, my marriage is now in shambles. I don't know if I've ever seen Vinny so mad."

"I can't say that I blame him," Lukas admits to her. "I mean, I don't want to be rude, but you did cheat on him."

"This is all such a mess," Daisy runs her hand over her face. "And, the worst part is, I have no idea how I'm going to fix any of this."

Before Lukas can reply, he gets a ping on his cell phone He pulls it out of his pocket and reads the incoming message. He then looks up at Daisy with dread on his face.

"What is it?" she asks him with worry as he looks like he's seen a ghost.

"Initial numbers are coming in from the voters," he reveals to her. "And, it's not looking good. The picture in the paper might have cost you your job."

The Sugarbowl

Tyler sits at the back booth looking at his phone as more and more inquiries are coming in about his affair with Daisy. He can't believe that the truth is out; he has no idea who took the picture of him and Daisy kissing, but he'd like to find out so he can give them a piece of his mind. He doesn't even want to know how this will impact his job at Roboto because it is bad press.

"Damn it," he whispers to himself, as he thinks about Trenyce's reaction to learning that he slept with Daisy. She slapped him hard across the face; he hates that he hurt his friend, but this thing with Daisy did just happen, they certainly didn't set out to hurt anyone. "I hope I can make her understand that I never wanted any pain to come from this, but my God, I can't deny that I am still very attracted to Daisy."

Before he can say anything else, he feels someone standing over his table. He looks up and sees Dominick standing there. "Seems like you've gotten yourself into a pickle," he tells his son, before he sits across from him. "Do you want to talk about it?"

"With you?" Tyler spits back to him. "No, thank you."

"Tyler, come on," Dominick looks back at his son. "At some point, we are going to have to get over this, don't you think? You have to know that I never wanted Blake…"

"Don't you dare mention his name," Tyler whispers back to him. "You don't get to do that, Dad."

Dominick puts his hands up in the air. "Your mother is in the hospital; we should be working together as a family to bring her back to us. Why don't you come back to work at Robertson Enterprises so we can at least try to start to heal?"

"I'm dealing with enough personal drama right now to also deal with you," Tyler tells him as he stands up from the booth. "I won't ask you again to stay the hell away from me."

Dominick sighs heavily as he watches his son move away from the table. He runs his hand over his face, wondering how he will ever get his son back into his life because he knows that he needs Tyler back in the family. The only question is, how will it happen?

Twin Peaks Police Department

"For what it's worth, I do think you have made the right decision," Simona tells Helen as they stand in the police station and they await Barbara's arrival so she can be sent to Raven's Meadow. Simona knows how difficult the decision must have been for Helen to make to send Barbara to the hospital, but considering how Barbara has been acting since the shooting, she does think it was the right choice.

Helen uneasily nods back to her. "I just hope she gets the help she needs," she replies to the police officer. "I haven't seen her so removed from herself before."

"She's in a state of shock," Simona informs her. "I don't think she meant to shoot Dawn or Natasha, but the fact that she hurt her own grand child, I think it broke her mentally."

"I think you're right," Helen nods back to her. "I just hope she can get better. I'm just not sure what her future looks like anymore."

"Try not to worry about it," Simona replies to her. "Just live one day at a time."

Before Helen can reply, a nurse brings Barbara into the station. She's walking slowly and in handcuffs so she doesn't try to escape. Barbara looks straight ahead, as if she is completely unaware of what is happening.

"Mom," Helen comes up to her, but Barbara remains unresponsive. "You're going to go to a hospital. I will come and see you as soon as they tell me it's okay."

The nurse continues to walk with Barbara, as Helen covers her mouth trying to stop herself from crying. She has never seen Barbara this way before, she just hopes that her mother gets the help that she needs.

The Calimo Mansion; The Guest house aka the Gen Next House

"This really isn't fair," Abby pouts as she, Max and Cheresa sit in living room of the Gen Next House. She's upset because the morning announcement from the moderator was that fans decided that Andrew and Paige should spend the afternoon together barbequing lunch for the rest of the models. Abby, of course, wanted to be the one who got to spend all afternoon with Andrew; how else is she supposed to get him to realize that they belong together?

"Oh come on," Cheresa replies to her. "It's not the end of the world. Besides, you don't know if they are going to get back together or not. They are just putting some burgers and hotdogs on the grill."

"But, I wanted to be the one to got to spend all afternoon in the sun with Andrew," she continues to pout. "He could have put sun lotion all of my …"

"Ahh," Max interrupts her. "I don't think we, or the camera's, need to hear where you wanted Andrew to rub you down."

Cheresa chuckles back to him as Abby glares at them. "You should be upset too!" Abby lashes back to Max. "You could have this time with Paige! I saw the way you two were flirting with one another the other day during the makeover."

"She has a point," Cheresa looks back at Max. "You two were flirting a lot."

Max blushes a little. "I'm just trying to have some fun this summer," Max shrugs his shoulders. "And, it's not like Paige and Andrew are seeing one another. I don't know what happened with them but they are definitely over."

"Unless they get back together this afternoon," Abby rolls her eyes. "If that happens, I will never forgive you!" she yells to the moderator while looking at the camera. "Do you hear me? Hello?"

"Abby, come on, let it go. Let's try to enjoy the afternoon until it's dinner time, okay?" Cheresa replies to her, but all Abby can think about is Andrew and Paige having a good time outside, alone.


Outside, Andrew flips a burger on the grill before he looks back at Paige, who is lounging on a chair by the pool.

"This was unexpected," he says coming up to her. "I mean, you and I getting chosen to spend the afternoon together, I mean."

"I didn't see it coming either," she replies to him. "It kinda made it real, you know, like, people are watching our every move."

"And, they like us together," he smiles back to her. "They know a good thing, I guess."

"Andrew, just because we are here doesn't mean that I'm going to forgive you," she tells him. "And, I'm not going to say anything else about it because the entire world doesn't need to know what went down."

"Thanks for that," he manages to tell her. "But, I think the fans can see that there is something between us … a chemistry if you will."

"That we do," Paige takes off her sunglasses and looks back at him. "That was never the problem."

"Are you sure there's nothing I can do?"

"I'm sure," she tells him. "I smell the burgers, you may need to flip them over."

"Yes boss lady," he giggles back to her. "Do you want cheese on yours?"

"Is that even a question? Of course I do!" she laughs back to him, as their eyes lock for a moment. She looks away quickly; she doesn't want to fall into the track of Andrew Pherson again, even though she can't help but think he is looking good in his swim shorts.

The Pampa Grill

"Have you heard from Daisy?" Chris asks Trenyce as they sit across from one another in the restaurant with two glasses of wine at the table. As Chris looks over at Trenyce, he can't help but feel like they are finally in a good place now that the truth about Andrew has come out. They have gotten close again, and even made love recently, which has made him incredibly happy.

"Just through texts," Trenyce admits to him. "I can't believe she cheated on Vinny with Tyler of all people."

"Me either," Chris says back to her. "I never thought she was the cheating type."

"All I know is that she hasn't been herself since she learned that Frederick and Jemma were her parents and that she was a product of a rape," Trenyce informs him. "And then, Jemma's death…she's been through so much."

Chris nods back to her. "I just hope that this picture doesn't cost her the election."

"It's not looking good," Trenyce replies to him as she checks her phone. "Robbie is in the lead right now."

"It's not over yet," Chris says back to her. "Look, I was thinking about something. Something that involves you and I."

Trenyce puts her phone down and arches her eyebrow. "What is it?"

"Our child," he says looking into her eyes. "We have yet to find him or her."

"Her," Trenyce tells him. "Meggan told me I had a girl."

"Her," Chris chuckles back to her. "Why don't we try to reopen the investigation? Surely there must be something that Meggan can do to try to find our child. What do you say? Let's find our child?"

Trenyce uneasily nods back to him. "There's nothing more I'd like to do," she admits to him. "I'm just scared we will be disappointed again."

"I'll be there every step of the way," he reaches over and grabs her hand. "We'll go through it together; the good and the bad."

Trenyce smiles back to him. "I like that sound of that, Chris. I really do."

"Good, let's find our child."


At another table, Meggan sips on some water while Brad puts his phone down feeling his blood boil. He quickly takes a sip of his beer, trying to calm his own nerves down.

"You look like your tense about something," Meggan tells him. "What's going on? Is it work?"

Brad looks up at her and shakes his head no. "I mean, not really," he reveals to her. "But in a way, yes."

"Okay, break the code," she laughs back to him. "I have no idea what you just said."

Brad uneasily smiles back to her. "I was just watching some of the Gen Next House feed," he reveals to her. "I really hate that my sister is stuck in that house all summer with Max. After everything he did to Robin and Adam, he's the last person I want Cheresa to be around."

Meggan reaches over and grabs his hand. "You have to forget it," she tells him. "What happened, happened. You just have to support Cheresa; this is a great opportunity for her. As for Max, Adam and Robin decided not to press charges, so we have to believe they did what they thought was for the best."

"I know your right," Brad sighs back to her. "But if that punk does anything to hurt Cheresa, he will answer to me."


In the far corner, Adam and Robin sit across from one another enjoying a light lunch together. Robin looks over at him and can't believe that they are seemingly back together; after everything they've been through the last couple of years, it almost feels like a dream for her. Now, she just wants to make it official.

"Thanks again for talking to Helen about Raven's Meadow," Adam says before he takes a bit of his Cobb salad with lemon poppy seed dressing. "She was really torn about whether or not to send Barbara there."

"I'm glad I could help," Robin replies to him. "How do you think Helen is feeling about her decision?"

"I think she's beating herself up about it," Adam admits to her. "But she knows that it is the best thing for her. Barbara has to get help, there's no other choice in the matter."

"How are you feeling?" Robin asks him as he looks up and locks eyes with her. "You have also been put the ringer with Dawn and Max's situations lately."

Adam sighs a little. "Thanks for asking about me," he tells her. "I'm ready for some calmness in my life. I'm glad Dawn is slowly getting better and I'm glad that Max is in the Gen Next House this summer; I definitely needed space from him."

"I still wish you'd tell me why you pushed me away after the accident," Robin admits to him. "I don't want to dwell on it, because I'm happy that we are back together, but it is on my mind."

"I just thought it was for the best," Adam tells her, not wanting to share that he was impotent or that he knows he is better because he slept with Helen. "And, I don't to dwell on it either."

"Good," she purses her lips together. "So, maybe we can make it official then?"

Adam chuckles back to her. "Make what official?"

"Us," she tells him. "Let's finally get back together. We should have been together this entire time, Adam. And, I'm tired of waiting. I want to be with you. The question is, do you still want to be with me?"

Raven's Meadow

Brandy opens the door to the hospital as one of the nurses brings Barbara into the hospital. Brandy looks at the older woman and immediately recognizes her as Helen's mother; the woman who sent Dawn to the bible camp, resulting in the younger woman being raped last summer. She is surprised that Barbara is the incoming patient, but she certainly can't say she is upset to see her there.

"She's being committed today?" Brandy asks the nurse, who nods back to her.

"That she is," she tells Brandy. "She shot her granddaughter causing her to lose unborn child. She has completely shut down since then. I believe Dr. Lawson is expecting her."

"Just sign these documents confirming you've dropped her off," Brandy passes the nurse some papers, as Barbara sits in a chair starring forward. "And then you can leave her with me. I'll take good care of Barbara."

"Thank you," the nurse smiles back to Brandy, before she leaves the hospital.

Brandy turns and looks at Barbara. "Yes, I'll take very good care of you."

Brandy moves up to Barbara just as Felicia walks through the hallway, heading towards the crafts room. "Oh, is she new here?" Felicia asks Brandy, having not seen Barbara at the hospital before.

"Yes, she just got here today," Brandy replies to Felicia. "I'm sure you'll see her around, I think she'll be here for a while."

Felicia looks at Barbara and wonders where she has seen her before; she looks familiar but she can't place it. "Well, I guess that's nice. Someone else to talk too."

Brandy chuckles back to her. "Yes, something like that," she tells Felicia. "Carry on with your day, Felicia. I must get Barbara to her room so she can get settled."

Felicia watches as Brandy helps Barbara up and they move through the hallway. Felicia shakes her head, still questioning herself about how she knows Barbara. Either way, she thinks to herself, it will be nice to have someone she knows to talk to while in Raven's Meadow.

Wild Night; The Offices

"You're not going to believe this," Brooke announces as she walks into the office and sees Robbie pacing back and forth with his tablet in his hand. He hasn't been able to stop watching the live results of the election since the votes started being tallied. He can't believe that he is doing so well; he is actually thinking that he might win the election. "But Daisy just concealed."

"Wait, what?" Robbie looks up in shock. "That means that I won?"

Brooke smiles as she approaches him. "That what it means! You won! You are the mayor of Twin Peaks!"

"Oh my God," Robbie gets a huge grin on his face. "I don't know how you did it, but leaking that picture of Tyler and Daisy was brilliant!"

"Wait," Brooke stops him. "I didn't leak that picture. It wasn't me."

Robbie looks back at her in surprise. "It doesn't matter who it was, that picture helped me win!"

"And, you don't have any time to waste," she tells him. "You need to make a victory speech! You have to tell everyone that you are the mayor!"

City Hall

"Well it's over," Daisy opens her door and moves back inside her office, of which she knows she will have to start packing it up soon. She looks at Lukas, who stands up from the sofa where he was watching her concession speech on a live stream. "I lost my job. All because of that damn picture."

"I'm sorry," Lukas tells her. "I know how much you wanted to win again."

Daisy shakes her head in frustration. "As soon as I find out who leaked that picture, I'm going to make sure they pay! They did more than ruin my marriage."

"You still think that you and Vinny are over?" Lukas asks her. "Maybe he can forgive you?"

Before Daisy can reply, there's a knock on her office door. She turns and sees a young woman come in and approach her. "Daisy Davenport?" she asks as Daisy nods back to her. "You've been served."

The young woman leaves while Daisy opens the envelope before looking over at Lukas. She then reads the documents and feels the blood drain from her face. "My God," she whispers in horror. "He didn't waste any time!"

"What is it?" Lukas asks her, coming up to her. "What is going on?"

"It's Vinny," she locks eyes with her brother. "He's already filed for divorce."

Tyler's Townhouse

"Okay, okay, hold on, I'm coming," Tyler yells as he hears someone pounding on his front door. He has no idea who could be so desperate to see him but he is annoyed by their persistence. Tyler just hopes it's not Dominick again, trying to get back into his good graces. He opens the door and is shocked to see Vinny standing there. "Vinny."

"Did you really think that I would stay away?" Vinny spits at him. "You're a sick son a bitch, you know that? Where the hell do you get off sleeping with my wife?"

Tyler shrugs his shoulders. "I know you won't believe this, but it just happened, Vinny. I know it's not want you want to hear, but Daisy and I, we didn't set out to hurt anyone."

"Shut the fuck up," Vinny sneers at him.

"Does that make you feel better? Does yelling and swearing at me really make you feel better about this situation?" Tyler asks him, fed up with his attitude.

"No, but this will," Vinny replies before he punches Tyler in the nose. Tyler falls back and feels his nose start to bleed before he looks at Vinny.

"Get the hell out of here before I call the cops," Tyler yells at him, shocked that Vinny hit him.

"With pleasure," Vinny smirks back at to him. "But, if you touch my wife again, that'll just be the start of what I do to you."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Adam and Robin take the next step
- Brandy continues to assist Barbara in Raven's Meadow
- Trenyce tries to help Vinny

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