Episode 798
 
Will Never be Replaced
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released:

Episode Theme song: "Scared to Live" The Weekend

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Albertinah was alone on the pier unaware the Rose Peddle Killer was stalking her. Andrew and Abby, meanwhile, agreed to search for Albertinah when she didn't respond to a message from Andrew
- Robbie and Kim's wedding began unaware that Natasha had a handgun in her bag
- Nicholas realized if he could find Clayton, Andy might forgive him
- Meggan witnessed a close moment between Leah & Jeff
- Shane told Robin he had something important to tell her as Adam told Helen she needed to move on from her feelings with him

The Calimo Mansion

The guests at the wedding of Kim and Robbie slowly sit back down in their chairs as the bride reaches the altar and looks into Robbie's eyes. She almost can't believe that she is about to marry Robbie; after everything they have been through, she thinks that it is a miracle that they are in this position.

Robbie happens to turn his head and he can see Natasha rolling her eyes as she sits in the crowd, next to Sophie and Jacob. He gives himself a little sigh, wishing that his sister would be supportive of the marriage to Kim; he and Kim know their history, but they have moved past all of it and are in a very good place now. He longs for the day when his sister can be in the same headspace as he and Kim are.

"Ladies and gentlemen," the minster begins the ceremony. "We are gathered here today to celebrate the union of this man and this woman in holy matrimony."

Kim smiles as looks into Robbie's eyes as she listens to the minister continue this opening. "Before we begin, is there anyone here who knows good reason why these two shouldn't be married, speak now or forever hold your peace."

Robbie and Kim hold their breath as they hear some shuffling in the crowd. They turn and see Natasha and Sophie fussing with one another, which is creating the commotion.

"Nat?" Robbie calls out to his sister, annoying by the delay. "Is everything okay?"

"Yea, sorry," Natasha waves out. "Sophie just has to use the little girl's room. We'll be right back, sorry."

"Come on Mom," Sophie stands up and walks towards the foyer of the mansion. "I don't have all day."

Robbie uneasily smiles back to Kim, who is also annoyed by the interruption. "Why don't we take 5 minutes and continue once they get back?" the minister asks Kim and Robbie.

"Yea, sure, that sounds good," Robbie replies to him before he looks back at Kim and then out at the crowd. "Don't worry, okay? We will get married Kim. We will end the day husband and wife."

"I hope so," Kim tells him, as the crowd starts to murmur. "I'm just ready to continue with the ceremony."

The Calimo Mansion

Meggan sighs to herself as she sits alone as Jeff got up to stretch his legs during the brief intermission. She already is second guessing herself coming to the wedding; she hates how long and drawn out they are. She would much rather be back at home with Logan spending the day with her son.

As she waits, she opens her purse and sees a missed call from Nicholas. She puts the phone to her hear and listens to him asking her if she will help him track down Clayton again. She deletes the message and wonders if she should get back involved in this mess; she was asked by Andy to find the man who looked like Reese. She, by accident, saw Clayton at the One Day House and spoke to him. When she wanted to tell Andy that she found him, Nicholas convinced her to hold off until he was able to tell Andy the truth. Of course, by the time Nicholas got the nerve to tell Andy the truth, Clayton had disappeared from the One Day House.

"Ugh," Meggan opens her phone again and starts to send Nicholas a text message. "I don't know why I put myself in the middle of these situations," she tells herself. "But, yes, Nicholas, I will help you try to track down Clayton."

She sends the message to Nicholas agreeing to help him and then puts her phone back into her purse. "The question is, how the hell am I going to find a man that disappeared into thin air?"

***

"Looks like we had the same idea," Jeff announces to Leah, who is standing in the foyer of the mansion looking at her phone. He wanted to stretch his legs during the short break in the wedding ceremony. As he looks at his ex-wife, he can't help but think about their conversation earlier in the day when she admitted to him that she is not pregnant yet, but she has been suffering from dreams of a child crying but she is not able to locate the infant.

"A small break from the festivities?" she chuckles back to him. "It's always welcome. Sometimes these weddings can take forever."

"You're telling me" Jeff winks back at to her. "I have been thinking about something, so I am glad I ran into you."

Leah arches her eyebrow back to him. "What have you been thinking about?"

"Your dreams about a baby crying," Jeff looks back at her. "I think I know what it is all about?"

"Well don't keep me in suspense," she replies to him, curious to see what he thinks her dreams are about. She longs to understand why she has been dreaming of a crying child, which happen to start right around the time she and Cory agreed to have a child together. "What do you think my dreams are telling me?"

"They are about Noah," Jeff informs her, thinking about their son that passed away years ago after he was hit by a car. "We are getting close to the anniversary of his death. It all makes sense."

Leah bites her lower lip knowing that he is right; the anniversary of Noah's death is just right around the corner. She knew the day was coming up but she hadn't drawn the connection together between her son's death and the dreams she's been having. "I hadn't thought of that, but it would make sense," Leah nods back to him. "I can't believe another year has gone by and we without our son. Noah, he'd be all grown up by now. Probably a handsome young man, just like his father was at that age."

Jeff forces a smile on his face. "I still miss him each day. The pain isn't as strong as it once was, but you never forget."

"Isn't that the truth," she sighs back to him. "We'll always have the memories of our precious little boy."

***

Inside the living room, Helen looks over at Adam, who is sitting alone as Robin has gotten up and moved over to talk to Shane. Helen wonders if Shane is about to tell Robin that he wants to sue for custody of baby Dominique; she still believes that if Shane plays hardball with Robin, it could be the way to break up Adam and Robin. Despite Adam telling Helen that he wants to marry Robin, Helen believes that she and her ex-husband are meant to be together. She must continue with this plan and everything else will work out.

"Seems like that was one of the shortest wedding's I ever been too," Helen chuckles as she moves up to Adam.

"Here's hoping the second half goes by just as fast," Adam winks back to her.

"Looks, I'm glad we have a moment to talk again," Helen looks back at him. "I've been thinking about you said earlier about me moving on…"

"You have too Helen," Adam replies to her. "For everyone's safe. I am going to marry Robin; you just have to accept that."

"I guess I just think it would be easier if I knew you had forgiven me for my actions that lead into Robin going into labor," Helen admits to him as she feels her heart move into her throat. She is trying everything she can to make Adam realize that she has changed and wants to be a better person. "I know what I did was wrong, but I hate thinking that you are holding some against me, Adam."

"You are completely correct," Adam nods back to her. "What you did was wrong Helen; baby Dominique could have died as a result of you and Robin having those petty fights. I'm glad you realize that you were wrong. I will try to forgive you, but that's all I can say on the matter. I will always care about you, but your actions have made me wonder how well I really know you."

"I'm still the same woman you spent all of those years with," she tells him as she get tears in her eyes. "All you have to do is look into my eyes and you'll know that."

***

"I'm glad there was this brief interruption," Robin tells Shane as she rushes up to him. Robin can't stop thinking about how Shane told her that he had something very important to talk to her about as soon as the wedding was over. She can't help but wonder what it could be; does it have to do with Dominique? Now that they have a small break, Robin is determined to find out what Shane was talking about. "I need to talk to you."

"I think we are about to start up again," Shane looks back at her quickly, as he can see the minister, Kim and Robbie gathering back at the altar. "This will have to be quick."

"Earlier, you told me you had something to talk to me about after the wedding," Robin reminds him as Shane uneasily nods back to her. "What is it? I want to know what is so important."

Shane sighs back to her as he looks over and sees Helen and Adam talking to one another. He knows that Helen came up with a plan to break up Adam and Robin by having him sue for full custody of Dominique; he just hopes that this plan goes off accordingly to plan because this isn't something that is used to doing.

"I … I think we should talk about this later," he manages to say back to her.

"No," Robin crosses her arms over her chest. "Tell me, Shane! Please!"

"I'm…" Shane begins to tell her. "I'm suing for full custody of Dominique. You will be the papers very soon," he stuns as Robin gasps back to him.

"Shane…" she starts to tell him, but she is cut off.

"Everyone, we are ready to continue the ceremony," the minister announces to the crowd. "Please take your seats."

Robin looks back at Shane, who arches his eyebrow. "Like I said, we'll talk about this later."

"You're right," Robin nods back to him. "Because this is far from over."

***

The guests have returned to their seats and Robbie and Kim are back at the altar looking into one another's eyes. "Nothing will stop us now," Kim looks back at her fiancé as she smiles to him. "We are about to become husband and wife."

Robbie smiles back to her and then looks out at Natasha and Sophie, who have returned to their seats. "Let's continue," he turns back to tell the minister.

"As I was saying," the minister looks out into the crowd. "If there is anyone that has just cause for these two not to be joined in this union, speak now or forever hold your peace."

Robbie and Kim hold their breath again as they wait for anyone to contest their wedding. Just as the minister is about to start speaking again, Natasha slowly stands up and looks at Robbie and Kim, desperate to make them stop this wedding.

"I'm sorry," she manages to say to everyone. "Robbie, I don't want to do this, but I can't in good conscious let this wedding continue. You can't marry Kim!"

"Oh my God," Kim groans back to Natasha, growing fed-up with her trying to stall the ceremony. "If you can't handle yourself, then leave Natasha. Because, we are getting married!"

"Kim is right," Robbie nods back to his sister. "If you can't control yourself, Natasha, you can go."

"No," Natasha shakes her head as she gets tears in her eyes. "I'm not going anywhere, not until you understand!"

"Understand?" Robbie asks her back. "You're the one who doesn't understand, Natasha! I am in love with Kim!"

Natasha fumbles into her purse and sees her handgun. She pulls it out and aims it at Kim and Robbie as the crowded room has a collective gasp. "No! You will listen to me," Natasha's handshakes but soon it becomes steady. "You won't marry this woman, do you understand me now, Robbie?"

The Sugarbowl

"Man, I feel like we have driven all over town and we haven't found Albertinah yet," Andrew sighs as he grabs two lattes from the barista and passes one over to Abby. He knows that he messaged Albertinah a while ago and she still hasn't responded to him; Abby suggested that they head out and try to find Albertinah since she had claimed that she was going for a walk. However, they have let to find her.

"We went to the park and the Pampa Grill and now are here," Abby takes a sip of her drink. "Where else could she be?"

"I know she's not at Trenyce's," Andrew replies to her. "Because, she went to the Twin Peaks Executive hotel and she said she was going to have an early night, so that's one less place she could be."

Abby uneasily nods back to him. "What if she went to the pier?" Abby suggests to him. "I know when I have struggling with memories of Brad and Sonny, I have gone for walks alone the riverside many times."

Andrew nods back to her as he realizes that she is right. "That's a good call," Andrew tells her. "Come on, let's head to the pier."

The Pier

Albertinah slowly gets closer to her car as she is wrapping up her walk for the evening. She has had a long night as she has thought about how she wishes Chris was out of jail to help support Trenyce as she's clearly struggling with her attack on New Year's Eve that resulted in Brad being murdered. She has also just felt so grateful that she has Andrew in her life; he has become such a source of happiness for her. She opens her purse to find her car keys but as she pulls them out, she drops them on the ground.

"Oh shoot," she whispers to herself as she bends down to grab her keys so she can get home.

Behind her, the Rose Peddle Killer slowly sneaks up on Albertinah; a shiny knife blade is in the killer hand. The killer has been watching her walk down the pier and has been waiting for the right moment to pounce. As Albertinah bends over to grab her keys, the killer raises their arm and prepares to plunge the knife into her back.

Albertinah, however, sees a shadow behind her as she grabs her keys and gulps. Without thinking, she turns around and screams at the sight of the knife moving towards her. Using her leg, she kicks the killer in the groin, which causes the person to stumble backwards.

"Oh my God," Albertinah cries to herself as she grabs her keys and rushes towards her car. She is desperate to get into her car, where she thinks she will be safe from the person trying to stab her. "Come on, come on," she tells herself as she tries to find the right key to open her car door. "Oh God," her voice cracks.

She turns around when she realizes the killer is behind her again. She gets tears in her eyes at the sight of the person carrying a large knife. She can't believe that this is happening to her. "Please," she pleads with the person, who is inching closer to her. "You don't have to do this. You don't have to kill me. Please, I'm begging you! I have done nothing wrong, please! Please!"

But, it's too late. The knife blade plunges into Albertinah's chest! Instantly, her body crumbles down the side of her car door and blood forms at the side of her mouth. The killer removes the knife blade and then starts to cover her lifeless body with pink rose peddles.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Tyler confronts Vinny
- Leah confesses to Cory
- Andrew is stabbed!

 
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