Episode 680 // Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: March 24

 

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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Nicholas was worried when Andy was late for dinner and then a business meeting
- Eva witnessed a close moment between Dominick & Felicia
- Kim learned that Will Coutts was going to get out of jail on parole
- Jeff & Leah told Paige they were worried about her dating Jacob. Cassie, meanwhile, tried to seduce Jacob
- Donovan confronted Craig about the rape charges. He maintained that he didn't consent to the sex with Lukas
- Adam told Helen he had to stay away from her so he could be with Robin. Dawn was livid

Robertson Enterprises; The Studio

"How is it, living at Mom's place, I mean?" Robin asks her brother as they stand next to one another in the studio of the Robertson Enterprises building. Robin knew that Nicholas was, at least, a little nervous about moving into their mothers mansion since she has done unthinkable things to both of them. Of course, Melissa always claims that she has done things out of the name of love, but in the heat of the moment it certainly doesn't feel that way. He stopped by to see his sister since he hadn't seen her in a while and he wanted to see a friendly face.

Nicholas runs his hands through his hair and looks back at his sister. "I mean, I think it's great," he tells her. "There's more space than I'll ever need. And, it's better than the hotel."

"Why do I get the feeling that there is something that you're not telling me?" Robin looks back to her brother. "What is it Nicholas? What's wrong?"

He sighs back to her. "It's Andy," he reveals to her. "I think something is going on with him and I'm trying not to worry but I can't help it."

Robin arches her eyebrow back to him. "What is going on with him?"

"He was late for dinner the other night," Nicholas tells her. "And, he told me he was late for a work meeting. You know Andy, he's never late. It's just weird that suddenly he's late. This all started after we moved in together."

"That is odd. I hope you've spoken to him about this?"

"I have," Nicholas nods back to his sister. "He said that he forgot to put the appointments in his phone. I dunno, it just feels like something else is going on. I'm worried about him, Robin."

Robin pulls her brother into a hug. "As long as you've expressed your concerns, that's all you can do other than be there for him."

"I just want him to be okay. After everything I went through with Tyrone…"

"Andy isn't going to die," Robin looks him in the eyes as they exit their embrace. "He's just forgetting things. Maybe the move has taken a bigger toll on him?"

"I hope that's all it is," Nicholas uneasily tells her. "Cause, I don't know what I would do if something happened to him."

The Young Mansion; Nicholas & Andy's Home

In Andy and Nicholas' bedroom of the large mansion, Andy rushes out of the washroom with a towel wrapped around his waist. He and Nicholas are going to meet soon so they can go visit Craig to see how he is doing since the rape charges against Lukas were made. Andy still can't believe that his two friends were put in the middle of a situation like this. He just hopes that it blows over quickly and it is resolved without too many people getting hurt.

While he gets dressed, his mind is also on the fact that Nicholas encouraged him to seek medical treatment if he continues to forget things. He doesn't understand why suddenly he is forgetting things, but he does agree with Nicholas that it is not like him. He just hopes that it's nothing serious or why it has all started to happen since he moved into the Young mansion.

"I'll be fine," he tells himself as he buttons up his shirt. "I just forgot a couple of meetings, it's not the end of the world."

Suddenly, Andy freezes when he hears a scratching noise, which appears to be coming from the closet that he just pulled his shirt from. He turns around and looks into the closet but doesn't see anything, but the scratching noise continues and seemingly gets louder.

"Hello?" he calls out in the closet, but of course, he doesn't hear anything back. Within a few minutes, the scratching noise stops. "What the hell was that?"

Dominick's Townhouse; Dominick & Eva's Home

"Tell me again what the doctor said, exactly?" Dominick asks Felicia as he pours two glasses of water from the bar in his living room. He then moves over to the sofa where his ex-wife is sitting. He passes her some water while he sits next to her.

Felicia takes the water and takes a sip immediately. She has just come from the doctor's office, where they have adjusted her medication again. Since she has been doing so well for so long now, the doctor thought it was a good time to do a minor adjustment. "Well, the new medication that he gave me should keep me more balanced," she tells him. "I guess I've been feeling more emotional because of everything Tyler has been going through."

"Daisy's death has impacted us all," Dominick looks back at her. "I'm really proud of you to take this step to ensure you stay healthy, Felicia."

"Thank you," Felicia looks back at him with her big eyes. "It was important for me to remain in a good place. Our family needs me right now."

"We all need you," Dominick reaches over and grabs her hand. "If you ever feel like you need to talk about things or you start to feel off, you know that I'm here for you."

"I know you are," Felicia smiles back to him. "Despite being divorced, it is nice knowing that we are still each other's best friends, Dominick."

At the bottom of the staircase, Eva takes a deep breath as she listens to their conversation. She feels her blood start to boil at Felicia's last statement; she is married to Dominick, she should be his best friend, not his medicated ex-wife, she thinks to herself.

"Damn you Felicia," she whispers to herself. "You have to stay away from my husband. You have too."

Roboto

"You won't believe what I found out," Kim announces to Cassie as she opens the door to the main office at Roboto and sees her friend sitting behind the main desk. Kim has been dying to tell someone her news and she knows Cassie is her best option for a friend since they are working together at Roboto.

Cassie moves a piece of her hair behind her ear as she looks over at Kim. "What is it? Something to do with the serum?"

"No," Kim drops her bag down on the sofa and then moves to the bar and pours herself a glass of white wine. "Do you remember how I mentioned in our last meeting that we might want to blow up Dominick's life to prevent him from re-launching Gravity?"

"How could I forget?" Cassie asks her as she stands up and moves to the bar to get herself some wine. "Natasha was totally against the idea because of her mother."

"Right," Kim nods back to her before she takes a sip of her wine. "Well, I then got a phone call from the state penitentiary regarding Will Coutts."

"Will Coutts?" Cassie asks her back, trying to rack her brain about who he is.

"Will and I worked together years ago to bring down Ryan McQuillian, who was selling drugs. He was the man who got Natasha involved in drugs for that short time."

"Natasha was in her prime when she was stoned."

"Anyways, Will and Eva had a torrid affair for a brief time before he eventually moved on to other, younger, women," Kim continues to tell Cassie. "I got the call that he is being released from jail on parole."

"Wait," Cassie stops her friend. "Why did you get the call about this? And what did he do that put him in jail in the first place?"

Kim chuckles back to her. "I guess because we worked together on the Ryan case, they thought I should know? And, Will was a nurse working at the hospital when he went to jail. It was discovered that he was mercy killing some elderly patients that had no chance at recovery."

"Wow," Cassie explains back to him. "So, Will is getting out of jail. Are you thinking that he could help us with your plan?"

Kim nods back to her. "He and Eva have a history," she tells Cassie. "What if he seduced Eva again? What if Dominick found out?"

Cassie chuckles back to her. "I love the way you think. There's just one problem…"

"Natasha?" Kim asks her as Cassie nods back to her. "Yea, I haven't thought that far ahead yet. What do you think?"

"I think it's perfect, as long as we can figure out what to do with Natasha," Cassie admits to her as he walks back to the desk and picks up her phone. She immediately starts to send Dominick a text message. "Things are moving along on my end. You?"

"Who are you texting?" Kim asks her, wondering why she suddenly had to text someone while they were discussing.

"My son," Cassie purses her lips together. "It's not urgent. Now, how are we going to handle Natasha?"

The Pampa Grill

"God, what a day," Jacob sighs before taking a sip of his beer and then looks over at Paige, who has a glass of red wine in front of her. The two of them agreed to meet for some drinks after work because both of them have had a long day, as they both have had to deal with the fall out of their first date. He had no idea going out with Paige would create such a stir.

"You're telling me," Paige nods back to him, thinking about her meeting with her parents after they found out they went on a date together. "I don't know about you, but the news of our date travelled very fast."

Jacob chuckles back to her. "It certainly did."

"My parents were worried because of our family's history," Paige reveals to him. "The funny thing is they tried to stop me from dating Max last year and it was this huge ordeal. I can't believe they haven't heard their lesson form that."

"Can I ask you a question?" Jacob asks her as he moves closer to her in the booth seating. "Do you still want to date me?"

"I really had a great time with you at breakfast," she looks back at him. "And, I feel like we have a good chemistry, Jacob. So yea, I would like to keeping seeing you. Do you still want to see me?"

Jacob licks his lips and leans in and kisses her softly on her lips. When they part, he runs his hand over her cheek and looks into her eyes. "Yea, I would love to keep seeing you, Paige. Fuck the haters, right?"

Paige giggles back to him before she gets lost in his eyes again. "My thoughts exactly."

***

At another table, Craig waits for Nicholas and Andy to join him. It is the first time he has left his apartment since he pressed the charges against Lukas; he has been worried about how people will treat him since Lukas is well-known in the community. So far though, other than the few dirty look from a passing customer, he has felt okay being at the restaurant.

"We didn't keep you waiting, did we?" Andy asks his friend, almost worried that he is running late again. He looks over at Nicholas, who is taking his jacket off. Andy didn't tell Nicholas about the weird noise he heard at the mansion as he wanted to focus on Craig and not whatever he heard, or thought he heard.

"Nah, I've only been here for about 10 minutes," Craig tells his friends. "I'm glad you two convinced me to get out of the apartment."

"You can't stay locked up forever," Nicholas says back to him. "This is a good first step for you. How are you holding up, anyways?"

"I'm fine, honestly," Craig sighs back to them. "I'm just glad that I finally remembered what happened to me."

"I'm sure Lukas wasn't happy once he got out on bail," Andy takes a sip of his water.

"He wasn't," Craig nods back to him. "He and Donovan both came to see me but I held my own, I think. I won't be bullied into changing my story because Lukas doesn't like what I have to say," he continues to tell them as he can see Andy and Nicholas look at one another briefly. "Look, I know you guys are also friends with Lukas and Donovan, so I don't want to put you in the middle of this."

"You're not putting us in the middle of anything," Andy quickly tells him. "We are your friends and we are supporting you. We don't believe that Lukas is innocent in this."

"We know you well enough to know that you wouldn't have made this up," Nicholas echoes Andy's statement. "You were feeling so raw and uncomfortable for so long and now we know why."

"Exactly," Craig nods back to them. "And that's why Lukas has to pay for this. There is no other option."

The Richardson Estate; Meggan, Lukas & Donovan's Home

"Let me guess, you went to see Craig too?" Lukas asks Donovan, who is standing in the living room of the mansion pouring himself a gin and tonic. Lukas can see the look of worry all over Donovan's face; it is the same look he had himself when he left Craig's apartment and he insisted that Lukas pay for having sex with him in the cave last November.

"I did," Donovan takes a sip of his drink before moving to be in front of the fire place, where there is a fire raging on. "He maintains that he didn't consent to the sex."

"He told me the same thing."

"Well great," Donovan snaps at his husband. "At least he is being consistent?"

"What do you want me to say or do to help you with this Donovan? I'm your husband, I don't want this to come between us."

"You don't want your affair to come between us?" Donovan chuckles back to him. "That's rich! You should have thought of that before you slept with Craig, Lukas!"

"I know," Lukas moves closer to him. "I know that I told you that Craig and I had been flirting a lot before the wedding but that's all it was. You have to believe me, Donovan. I only slept with him because he came on to me when we were in bed together, which only happened because he needed body heat to stay alive."

"Well," Donovan takes another sip of his drink. "I hope you're ready to tell that to the Judge because you're going to have to explain that and try to make people believe you didn't rape Craig."

"You think it will go that far?"

"I don't see how Craig will drop these charges, Lukas. So you better be ready to defend these charges, if you can," Donovan warns him as he takes another sip of his drink.

The Calimo Mansion

"It was a nice surprise to get an invite for afternoon tea from you," Helen tells Natasha as they sit in the living room of the Calimo mansion and Rosario scurries in with a tray of tea. The maid sets the tray down on the table in front of the sofa.

"Will there be anything else Ms. Calimo?" she asks Natasha.

"No, thank you Rosario," Natasha replies to her before she turns her attention to Helen. "You might have heard, but my marriage is seemingly falling apart. I thought this would be a good time for me to reconnect with old friends, you know? I am glad that you accepted the invite, Helen. It's been far too long."

"It really has," Helen takes a sip of her tea. "This house is as beautiful as ever."

Natasha looks around and thinks about Sofia and Bob for a moment. "Yea, this house holds so many memories for me, for my family, we are just trying to uphold it now that my Dad…"

"I'm sorry, I didn't mean to make you think of your father," Helen replies to her quickly.

"No, it's fine," Natasha waves her hand in the air. "I'm sure you're the same with your Mom, sometimes you are just hit that they are gone, no matter how long has passed."

"That's very true," Helen nods back to her. "It hits me more often than not because I was in that damn coffin when my Mom passed away."

"That's right," Natasha shakes her head back in shock, thinking about how Victoria's alter had buried Helen alive. "A crazy little down we live in, huh?"

"You can say that again."

"So, what is going on with you? How are things with you and Adam?"

Helen slowly takes another sip of her tea as she thinks about Adam recently coming over to her house and telling her and Dawn that he was going to get back together with Robin but she had a condition: he had to stay away from Helen. Dawn was furious for Adam agreeing to this but Helen tried to calm her daughter down.

"He is with Robin now in the romantic sense," Helen finally tells her friend. "I still love him though, if I am honest."

"That doesn't surprise me," Natasha tells her. "After everything you two have been through, it almost seems like destiny that you would be together."

Helen uneasily chuckles back to her. "That's the problem though, I think I've lost him forever. I don't think there's any chance of Adam and I getting back together now."

Robertson Enterprises; The Studio

Robin continues to look over some files that are on the large table that is in the studio as she has another busy day planned the following day and she has to get some things sorted before she leaves for the day. She can't help but smile at the thought of Shane giving her advice earlier in the day; it's amazing, she thinks to herself, how close they have become since he started to working with her. They were always friendly before, but now, they are good friends. She continues to work not hearing the door to the studio open behind her.

"You have a lot of nerve," a voice calls out behind Robin.

She turns around and sees an angry Dawn standing in the studio. "Dawn, what on earth are you doing here?"

"You know damn well why I'm here," Dawn moves closer to her.

"No, I really don't. What's going on? If you're looking for your father, he's not here."

"I'm not looking for my Dad. I am looking for you."

"Okay?" Robin asks her back. "What can I do for you?"

"Where the hell do you get off? Telling my Dad that you will give him another chance if he agrees to stay away from my mother?" Dawn grits her teeth back to Robin. "What kind of sick woman are you?"

"Ah, that's what this is about," Robin replies to her. "Look, Dawn, your mother is not exactly a saint. She has been trying to interfere in my relationship with your father and I finally put my foot down. That's all."

"You're insecure," Dawn laughs back to her. "You can't handle that my parents will always have a bond no matter what is going on with them. You can't handle that they have been through more than two people should have to go through in a life time. You and my Dad, you will never have that, and deep down you know it."

Robin uneasily smiles back to her. "I get that you're upset, Dawn, but you're crossing a line."

"You haven't seen me cross a line yet Robin," Dawn sneers at her. "You should grow the hell up before you ruin more lives!"

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