Episode 607 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: May 03, 2020

 

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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Meggan pressed Brad for the truth about his conversation with Brooke & Greg surrounding Cheresa's adoption. He finally revealed all to her, leaving her shocked
- Chris and Trenyce grew closer while they waited for answers from Meggan on the search for their biological child
- Cheresa admitted to Brooke and Greg that she was curious about her biological parents
- Andrew saw Paige kiss Max; he still didn't know the reason why she ended things with him
- Felicia arrived at Bob's funeral and announced he got what he deserved which horrified Paige
- Robin told Adam she wanted to be married ASAP. Helen, meanwhile, woke up and asked for Adam
- Eva and Donovan hoped Victoria would wake up from her coma

The Richardson Estate; Meggan & Lukas' Home

"Did Logan finally go to sleep?" Brad asks Meggan who walks into the living room of the large estate that she owns. Brad uneasily waits for an answer as he knows that Logan has been rather fussy this evening, likely due to the fact that he is teething. The truth is, however, is that Brad is waiting for Meggan to tell him what she is going to do with the information that he finally gave her: he finally confessed how his parents "adopted" Cheresa; the truth is Brooke bought her from the black market after they were unsuccessful at adopting a couple of time. He gave his parents his word that he would never say anything about this, but he realized that he could only stonewall Meggan for so long considering she knows that Cheresa is Chris and Trenyce's biological daughter. He just hopes that she will agree to keep quiet now; otherwise his entire family could be turned upside down.

"Yea, he did," Meggan says as she pours herself some sparkling water. "I think he'll be up again tonight though. His cheeks are so red; I think he's getting more teeth."

"I guess we can finish our conversation from the restaurant then," Brad moves closer to her as Meggan turns to face him. "You know about Cheresa and my parents; I told you the truth. You've been pretty quiet since I told you what happened."

"I've been thinking," she admits to him. "About this entire situation and I've made some decisions."

"And, what have you come up with? Please tell me that you will keep this secret, Meg," Brad pleads with her. "My entire family is depending on you not saying anything."

"How can I not say anything Brad?" Meggan asks him back. "Do you know how many years that Chris and Trenyce have been asking me to find their child? Do you know how many tears they have shed with every dead end that has come up? And, you want me to let them carry on with this pain despite knowing that their child is living right here in Twin Peaks?"

"I'm asking you because their life won't change by not knowing the truth," Brad tells her. "They have no idea who their child is or where she is, that won't change by not telling the truth. But, my family… everything will change if the truth comes out."

"So, you'd rather save your own ass then give other people happiness? Do you know how selfish that sounds?"

"I only told you because you kept pressing me to," Brad continues to tell her. "I could have said nothing."

"I still knew the truth."

"What are you saying? You're going to tell the truth?"

"I'm saying," Meggan looks into his eyes. "Chris and Trenyce deserve to know the truth. I owe it to them to tell them what I know. Anything else that may happen isn't my fault or yours, but they deserve to know who their daughter is. And, that is my final decision."

Chris' Townhouse

"Don't you think that it is odd that we still haven't heard anything from Meggan?" Trenyce asks Chris as she pours two glasses of red wine before moving to the sofa where Chris is waiting for her. They both realize that it has been a few weeks since Meggan told them that she was going to search the surrounding area adoption agencies to see if she could uncover a child matching Chris and Trenyce's description all those years ago. While it is a long shot, they both want to explore every possible avenue before possibly closing the case for good.

"I do because she is usually pretty prompt at getting back to us," Chris accepts the wine from her. "How about we call her together tomorrow? We can ask for some kind of an update."

"I'd like that," Trenyce takes a sip of her wine. "I guess it's the waiting that is killing me. Either way, I just want to know."

"Me too," Chris agrees with her. "And, if there is no news, we can discuss what we'd like to do with the search."

"I don't want to give up I'm just not sure where will we go from here."

"Let's cross that bridge when we get there," he licks his lips. "This is a good wine. But you know what would be better before I have another drink?"

"What is that?" she purses her lips together as their eyes lock.

"This," he leans in and kisses her. "I want you."

Trenyce purrs back to him. "I thought you'd never ask."

The Pampa Grill

"It is not every night that our daughter asks for us for dinner," Greg picks up his beer and takes a sip of it before he looks over at Brooke and Cheresa. He and Brooke arrived at home around the same time when they each got a text from Cheresa asking them to meet her at the restaurant for dinner; since they have agreed to a newfound dedication to their family, both Greg and Brooke agreed to join her.

"It was a nice surprise," Brooke echoes Greg's words. "But, I have to wonder if something more is going on with you, Cheresa. We haven't had a one on one diner with you in ages, it seems."

"I guess that's my fault," Cheresa admits to them. "With everything that has happened lately, I thought it was important to get together and spend time with you guys. Dawn's ordeal with Helen has made me realize that life is short and we shouldn't take it for granted."

"Isn't that the truth?" Greg replies to her. "It is just a miracle that Helen is actually alive."

"You two know that I love you, right?" Cheresa looks up from her meal and at her parents.

"Of course we do," Brooke tells her. "We love you too sweetheart."

Cheresa uneasily smiles back to her mother. "Thanks because I know I mentioned this before but I am curious about my biological parents. It's not that I don't love you guys, I'm just curious about who they are, where they came from, that kind of stuff."

"I think it is only natural for you to be curious," Greg uneasily looks over at Brooke. "But, you must know that we really don't have any information to help you if you wanted to try to find them."

"Oh really?" Cheresa asks them back in surprise. "I had hoped that you'd have my blessing to find them."

"The adoption was closed," Brooke immediately tells her as she looks over at Greg. "We had no idea who your birth parents were when we got you, and we certainly never looked into it once the adoption was finalized."

"I see," Cheresa uneasily nods back to them. "I guess it was a long shot, but I appreciate you guys being honest with me."

"We will only ever be honest with you," Brooke tells her as she breathes a sigh of relief. "Just know that we love you very much Cheresa and you'll always be our daughter."

The Sugarbowl

Andrew slowly walks up to the front door of the coffeehouse as his mind races a million miles per second. He can't believe what he witnessed the other day: as he was arriving at the Pampa Grill he saw Max and Paige sharing a tender kiss. The sight made his blood boil as he has no idea what the hell has happened recently. He and Paige were seemingly doing well together and progressing in their relationship; then, out of nowhere, Paige dumped him and now, she's already kissing another man.

"It's like Chris told me," Andrew whispers to himself. "I need to go back to school; there'll be a lot of other girls there that won't jerk me around like Paige has."

He's about to open the front door to the coffeehouse when it opens and Paige appears with a coffee in her hand. "Andrew, looks like we had the same idea," Paige offers to hold the door open for him.

"Sure does," he coldly tells her, still thinking about her kiss with Max.

Paige arches her eyebrow wondering why his tone is so off with her. "If you're not going in, that's fine. I'll see you around."

She starts to walk away when Andrew stops her. "Paige wait," he calls out and rushes up to her. "You still haven't told me why you broke up with me. Do you not think that I deserve some kind of explanation?"

Paige looks back at him in surprise. "I told you Andrew, we aren't meant to be together."

"But, you and Max are?"

"What does that mean?"

"I saw you two," Andrew confesses to her. "I saw you and Max kissing the other day at the Pampa Grill."

"That was nothing," Paige waves her free hand to him. "Max and I are friends; nothing more."

"Right," Andrew rolls his eyes back to her. "Well, I've applied to go to TPU and when I get there I'm looking forward to being friends with a lot of the girls there."

Paige feels a knife go through her heart at his words. How could he be so cruel? How could he go through women so quickly? First her, then Abby, now so many other girls at college?

"Good for you," she manages to say as tears fill her eyes. "If you will excuse me…"

She turns around and races away from him. Andrew sighs and runs his hand through his hair. "I guess it really is over," he whispers to himself.

Twin Peaks General Hospital

"You have no idea how glad we are that you're eyes are open and that you're awake," Dawn smiles to Helen, who sitting up in her hospital bed. Dawn and Adam are thrilled that Helen is finally awake following her dehydration from being in the coffin for so long without water.

"We thought we had lost you forever," Adam continues to tell his ex-wife. "We are so blessed that you're okay."

"I owe it all to you and Shane," Helen looks at Adam. "If you two hadn't found me in that coffin…" she says as she starts to get teary eyed.

"Hey, none of that," Dawn tells her Mom. "We did find you and everything will get back to normal now. I just can't believe that this is happening."

"It is happening," Helen tells her daughter. "I'm back and I never want to be away from you guys again."

Adam grabs her hand. "We want that too. Hopefully you'll get to come home soon."

"Before anything though," Helen says back to them. "We have to do something and it can't wait."

Dawn looks at Adam before she looks back at her mother. "What is it Mom? What do we have to do?"

"We have to call Simona Lopez," Helen reveals to them. "I want Victoria or Brandy or whatever her name is now to pay for what she did to me. I want her in jail for a very long time."

***

"It's getting late, do you think we should call it a night?" Donovan asks Eva as they stand outside of Victoria's hospital room. They both have spent the better part of another day at the hospital hoping that Victoria will wake up from her coma that she has been in since Brandy accidently shot herself at the Calimo cabin. With every day that passes that Victoria doesn't wake up, they begin to think that she will never open her eyes again.

"We should yes," Eva nods back to her son. "I was thinking of going in one last time to wish her a good night. Would you come with me?"

"Of course," Donovan puts his hand on her shoulder.

"I don't know what I would do without you here with me Donovan."

"You'll never have to find out Mom," Donovan pulls her into a hug. "We are Victoria's closest friends and family. We won't let her down."

"We are all that she has," Eva says as they exit their embrace. "Come on, let's go see your sister."

They turn and move into her hospital room and close the door behind themselves. Eva is the first to move up to Victoria; she grabs her daughter's hand and kisses her.

"Good night, Victoria," Eva whispers to her. "We will see you in the morning. Donovan and I will both come back first thing."

"It's true Vic," Donovan tells his sister. "We will be right here."

They stand tall and look at one another and then down at Victoria one final time before they get ready to leave for the night. They look back in surprise when Victoria's eyes start to flutter.

"Victoria?" Eva gasps as she grabs her daughter's hand. "Oh my God, Victoria!" Eva cries as her daughter opens her eyes.

"I'm calling a doctor," Donovan rushes out of the room, as Eva continues to weep over the fact that Victoria has opened her eyes.

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

"Well, I am glad that everything is okay," Robin tells Leah and Felicia as they sit together on the sofa in the living room of Leah's home. Robin stopped by to see her sister and Felicia after she learned that Felicia went to Bob's funeral and announced that she felt like Bob got exactly what he deserved; she wanted to ensure that everything was seemingly back to normal, if that was even possible.

"I know I shouldn't have gone to that funeral," Felicia picks up her cup of tea and takes a sip. "But the more I thought about what has happened to me the last year, the more I realized I had to make sure that everyone, including Bob's family, knew what he did to me. It seemed like the only fitting thing to do."

"I just wish Paige hadn't been there," Leah replies to her mother. "She is upset enough as it is."

"That's true," Robin tells her. "But, she will heal. It will just take time."

"On another note, I was walking by a store the other day and saw the cutest baby outfit," Felicia changes the subject. "Robin, since you're going to marry Adam soon, do you think you'll have a child? I'd love to buy baby clothes, they're just so cute!"

Robin chuckles back to her. "I am not sure," she uneasily tells her. "First things first, we have to get married."

Felicia looks over at Leah, who looks a million miles away. She immediately wonders what her daughter is thinking about. "How about you Leah? Will you and Jeff have another child?"

Leah uneasily gulps back to her as her mind immediately races back to the fact that she is keeping the truth from Jeff; Logan is his son and she knows this and has known this for months. She has been lying to her husband because she is scared of what will happen when the truth comes out.

"Leah? Did you hear me?" Felicia asks her again.

"Yea, sorry," Leah finally replies to her. "I was just…

Before she can finish her sentence, Paige walks into the living room having just gotten home from the coffeehouse. "What's going on in here?"

"We were just catching up," Leah stands up and moves to hug her daughter. "How are you?"

"Yes, sweetheart, why don't you join us?" Felicia asks her granddaughter.

"Sorry Grandma," Paige replies to her. "I'm in no mood to be around you right now, not after what you did at Bob's funeral. You have no idea how embarrassed and hurt I was…"

"Paige, I am sorry," Felicia tries to reply to her.

"I'm glad that you're sorry, you should be," Paige cuts her off. "But it's going to take more than words for me to move past this. A lot more than empty words."

The Richardson Estate; Meggan & Lukas' Home

"You can't do that!" Brad immediately tells Meggan, who just told him that she has to tell Chris and Trenyce the truth about Cheresa being their biological child. "Do you have any idea what could happen to my family?"

"I do know," Meggan replies to him quickly. "But I'm not sure that is enough for us to keep quiet. Look, we can just tell Chris and Trenyce the truth and leave out all the other details. They don't have to know anything more."

"You know damn well that they won't stop until they find out how Brooke and Greg obtained their child," Brad spits back to her. "They won't stop until they know the entire truth and then, my mother could go to jail for a very long time."

"Then maybe she shouldn't have bought a baby from the black market!" Meggan yells at him. "Look, I'm sorry that I raised my voice. But, I've made up my mind."

"You won't say anything," Brad moves closer to her, realizing that he has to do something to stop this train wreck from happening. "You will keep your mouth shut about this, Meggan."

Meggan looks back at him with intent. "I told you…"

"No, you won't say anything," he cuts her off. "Because if you do, I will tell Jeff that he is Logan's biological father. So the choice is yours, you can keep this secret and I will keep yours. But, if you decide to set a bomb off on my family, I will do the same to yours. So, what's it going to be Meggan? Will you keep my secret the same way I've kept yours?" Brad asks her as Meggan feels the blood drain from her face, floored by what he is telling her.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Natasha and Robbie come to an agreement
- Andrew runs into Abby
- Vinny gets an eyeful

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