Episode 806
 
Free Me from the Chain
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: April 13, 2022

Episode Theme song: "Stupid Love" Lady Gaga


Previously on One Day at a Time
- Lukas suggested to Donovan that they get a nanny to help with Olly, so he could go back to work
- Greg found rose peddles in his mansion; Brooke covered but ordered them in case she had to kill again
- Daisy and "Brett" had a disagreement over Tyler's theories about him being in Felicia's room
- Kim got Natasha to draw a truce with her and Robbie
- Paige overheard Jacob confronting Max
- Andy was stunned to see Madeline back in town; she admitted she wanted to help him find Clayton

The Calimo Mansion

"Are you sure you're okay to walk on your own?" Robbie asks Kim as they slowly make their way to the front door of the Calimo mansion. Robbie wants to ensure that his fiancé is healthy enough to get to the mansion on her own following being released from the hospital from her gunshot wound that occurred the night before; if she was still feeling weak, he would have arranged for a wheelchair to be present for her.

"Yes, I am fine Robbie," Kim smiles back to him. "It was just a flesh wound on my arm, remember?"

"I know, I just want to make sure you're not over doing it."

"I'm good, but thank you for caring so much," Kim leans up and kisses him on the lips before he opens the door for her. "Let's go inside, I could use a drink."

Robbie chuckles back to her. "You can have anything you want, but first, I do have a surprise for you."

Kim arches her eyebrow as they walk into the living room of the mansion. Kim's eyes open wider in surprise as she sees the minister standing in the living room. "Minister, what are you doing here?"

"This is my surprise," Robbie looks back at her with a sparkle in his eyes. "We didn't get to finish the ceremony last night, but we could finish it now, Kim. What do you say, marry me?"

 
 

The Pampa Grill

"I'm surprised you're here instead of being with Natasha," Daisy purses her lips together as Tyler sits across from her in the restaurant with a glass of wine in front of her. She needed to get out of the Victors mansion after her last encounter with Brett because she could tell that they were at odds over Felicia's claims that she saw him in her bedroom; Brett, of course, claims that Felicia is unstable, and she was dreaming seeing him in her bedroom. "I heard about the events at the wedding."

"I haven't seen her yet today," Tyler admits to his ex-girlfriend, as he knows that he and Natasha had a little tiff before Robbie and Kim's wedding because she suggested that Felicia might be the Rose Peddle killer if she was off her medication, which left him extremely upset because he knows his mother is taking her pills. "But, I am curious to know what the hell she was thinking."

Daisy chuckles back to him. "Seems like it will be an interesting conversation," she replies to him quickly. "I also had an interesting discussion with Brett earlier."

Tyler arches his eyebrow back to her. "Oh? Was it more about him being in my mother's bedroom?"

Daisy uneasily nods back to him. "I told him that I felt like you had some valid concerns," she admits to him. "But, he maintains that your mother has a history of being unstable."

"She does," Tyler agrees with her. "No one is arguing that, but I know that she is on her medication. I saw her take a pill just the other day."

"I think everyone just knows what could happen if Felicia is off her medication," Daisy tells him quickly. "She really can become unhinged; if she did forget to take a pill or something, Tyler, Brett has a point, she could have dreamt him being her bedroom. I mean, Lord knows what else she could be capable of."

"What are you saying?"

Daisy uneasily looks back at him. "I know you don't want to hear this," Daisy looks into his eyes. "But, is it possible that your Mom is the Rose Peddle killer?"

Tyler feels his blood start to boil at the suggestion. It is the same thing he and Natasha had a disagreement about the night before at Robbie and Kim's wedding. "I can tell you're upset and I'm sorry…"

"You're not the first one to suggest that," Tyler admits to her. "But, I know that my mother isn't the killer. I just know it, she's not capable of that."

Daisy uneasily nods back to him and grabs his hand. "Okay, I believe you. Just make sure your Mom is okay, that's all that matters."

MWI

"Are you ready to do this?" Madeline asks Andy as they stand next to each at the entry to MWI. After Madeline told Andy that she is back in Twin Peaks because she wants to find Clayton, so she can also understand why he looks like Reese, they decided to come to see Meggan to see if she has any leads on finding the lookalike. Andy recalls how Nicholas told him that he got Meggan to look into Clayton's disappearance.

"Yea, I'm ready," Andy looks back at his sister in law. "I just want you to know that Meggan might not have any updates; we have no idea where this Clayton guy went."

"Any update is better than sitting at home and wondering," Madeline replies to him as she opens the door for him and Andy moves inside. They move down the short staircase and knock on Meggan's office door. Madeline, meanwhile, looks around the office as she used to own MWI and it is bringing back many memories for her. She started this business on her own; she was so proud of it while she ran the PI firm.

"Meggan, do you have a moment?" Andy knocks on the door as Meggan stands up and looks in surprise at seeing Madeline.

"Madeline?" Meggan gasps as she walks up and hugs her. "It's been so long, how are you?"

"I'm good, I love what you've done with this place," Madeline smiles back to her, still admiring the office that Meggan has created. "How are you doing?"

"I can't complain, it's nice to see you," Meggan replies to her. "I'm assuming this is more than a social visit?"

Andy chuckles back to her. "I've filled Madeline in on Clayton Hughes and how he looks like Reese," Andy reveals to her. "And, I know that Nicholas has asked you to try to track down Clayton."

"We were hoping you could give us an update? Have you found the man that looks like my twin brother?" Madeline asks Meggan.

"I haven't," Meggan admits to them. "But, I have left his picture at the bus terminal, the airport and all the car rental agencies in town. If Clayton tries to leave town, I will find out about it. I hope we find him, that's all I can say."

"See, I already feel better knowing that much," Madeline looks back at Andy. "I need to know why this guy looks like Reese; something in me is telling me there's more to this story; a lot more."

One Day House

Nicholas sits behind his desk at the One Day House reviewing some files for the halfway house that he is running. He has a million things to do, but his mind is still racing on the fact that Meggan still hasn't been able to track down Clayton Hughes, the man who looks like Reese. He can't help but wonder if Clayton has disappeared forever if he will ever be able to get Andy to forgive him for not telling him that Clayton was staying at the One Day House. He sighs wishing that he could make it up to Andy; he hates that there is still this distance between them.

"I have to do something," Nicholas whispers to himself. "I can't lose you, Andy, not over this."

He looks up when he hears a quick knock on his office door. "Morning," he smiles to post carrier. "You can leave them on my desk."

"Thanks, have a great day," the carrier tells Nicholas as he sets a stack of mail on his desk and exits the office.

Nicholas takes a deep breath as he pulls the stack of mail towards him and starts going through it. He opens one of the envelopes and looks at the phone bills for the One Day House. He arches his eyebrow when he recognizes one of the phone numbers that came in to one of the House cell phones that they provide the guests.

"Melissa," he whispers to himself. "Why did you call here, mother? What are you up too now?"

Robertson Enterprises

"I thought I'd bring you lunch," Lukas announces to Donovan as he moves inside his husband's office pushing Olly's baby stroller with him.

Donovan looks up from his paper work and smiles at the sight of his husband and son moving into his office. "That was nice of you," Donovan tells him as he stands up. "I hadn't even thought about food yet because I've been so swamped today."

Donovan moves up and gives Lukas a quick kiss on the lips. "I assumed so as you hadn't texted me at all today," Lukas chuckles back to him before he pulls out a to-go back from the Riverside Delicatessen. "I got your favorite sandwich and thought we could share the coleslaw?"

"That sounds perfect," Donovan nods back to him. "I haven't heard Olly make a single noise yet. What's he up too?"

"Fast asleep," Lukas replies to him. "You know how the car ride puts him down."

"Ah yes, he loves those car rides when he's tired. What have you been up too this morning?"

"I actually was looking over some resumes," Lukas admits to his husband, who takes a bite of his lunch.

Donovan looks back to him and finishes swallowing before he responds. "Resumes? For what?"

"Our nanny," Lukas reminds him. "I keep thinking I want to go back to work to give myself a new purpose."

"Right," Donovan nods back to him. "And? Did you see any that you liked?"

Lukas shrugs back to him. "A couple, I guess. It's hard to read people just over a piece of paper, but there are some that seem qualified, that's for sure."

"That's good news?"

"Yea," Lukas smiles back to him. "By the way, have you heard from Abby again? I was hoping you'd have the chance to set our new boundaries with her."

Donovan sighs a little back to him as he knows that they have agreed that Abby should keep her distance from Olly because everyone that has been murdered by the Rose Peddle killer has had some type of connection to her; the last thing that they want is for Olly to be caught in this crossfire.

"Like I said, I've before," Donovan looks back at his husband. "I've been crazy this morning, but don't worry, I will touch base with her. Our son comes first, I know that."

"Good, thanks babe," Lukas smiles back to him.

***

Meanwhile, Paige slowly opens the door to the studio of Robertson Enterprises and immediately sees Jacob standing at one of the tables looking over some prints that their new photographer has taken. Paige watches her fiancé for a moment and recalls how she overheard him at the Pampa Grill earlier in the day berating Max, again, for opening his own photography studio. Paige knows that Jacob still believes that Max is using the stolen money from both Robertson Enterprises and Roboto to open his studio, but Paige believes his is innocent because the police cleared his inheritance from Cassie. She just wishes that Jacob would accept that Max is not like his mother; in fact, she can't help but remember that he saved them from Cassie last November; in Paige's mind, she and Jacob would both would be dead if it wasn't for Max.

"How'd those pictures turn out?" she finally says something, causing Jacob to look up from his file.

"Uh," Jacob sighs back to her. "They aren't that great, in my opinion. I think we'll have to redo the shoot."

"Seems like we are missing Max's eyes and talent right about now," Paige replies to him as Jacob uneasily nods back to him. "We never had to redo a shoot when he was working here."

Jacob looks back at her quickly and is immediately annoyed by her tone. "Are you suggesting that it is my fault that he quit working here?"

Paige shrugs back to him. "I don't think you, or your family, helped the cause by always berating him. I've asked you so many times to drop it, Jacob, and yet you can't, can you?"

"I believe in the truth and honesty," Jacob tells her as he crosses his arms over his chest. "I don't think Max stands for either of that."

"He saved our lives, Jacob! What more does he have to do for you to have faith in him?"

"I wish you could see him for who he is!" Jacob tells her quickly back.

"I'm not doing this anymore," Paige shakes her head back to him. "I can't keep having this same fight with you over and over again, Jacob. It's no way to live and it's certainly no way to enter a marriage."

"What are you saying Paige?" Jacob asks her quickly as he moves up to her.

Paige looks back at him with tears in her eyes as she slowly takes her engagement ring off. "I think we need time apart," she tells him as she puts the ring in Jacob's hand. "I won't marry someone that I am always fighting with."

"Paige, you don't mean this…" Jacob pleads with her as he feels stunned by what just happened.

"I meant every single word," a single tear falls down Paige's cheek. "We are over, Jacob."

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

Brooke finishes taking a sip of her brandy and gets a sly grin on her face. She recalls how she got her weekly flower delivery earlier in the day; she uses the peddles from the roses that she receives to cover the bodies of her victim's that she must kill in order to help her family out. When she emerged from the conservatory, where she keeps the flowers, she saw Greg looking pale as a couple of the rose peddles fell on to the white marble floor. She had to tell Greg that the Rose Peddle killer was not in their home, the way he thought. Once she calmed him down, she wanted to hear about his meeting with Simona Lopez as she was curious to know if the detective has any idea that she is the killer. She is breathing a sigh of relief because Greg just finished telling her that Simona has no leads towards solving the case.

"I still can't believe that woman has no leads," Brooke manages to tell her ex-husband, knowing that she must pretend to be flabbergasted that the police haven't found the person responsible for Brad's death. "When will the commissionaire fire Simona Lopez?"

Greg chuckles back to her. "I'm beginning to hope that happens sooner rather than later," he agrees with her. "Brad died on New Year's Eve and we are mid-April now; hell, Shelley was killed last November! I don't know how many more people have to die before Simona will find the killer!"

"You and I both," Brooke sets her glass down on the coffee table. "Oh, look at the time, I have to get running."

Greg arches his eyebrow back to her. "Where are you off too? You didn't tell me you had any appointments today?"

"Yes," Brooke stands up and moves to grab her coat. "I am getting a massage at the spa. I have been so tense lately with all these killings going on."

Greg watches as Brooke scurries off. He stands up and moves to the bar to pour himself another drink. "Strange time to go to the spa," he whispers to himself, thinking that Brooke's suddenly meeting is rather odd. "Oh well, I guess it will help her de-stress from this mess."

The Victors Mansion

"There you are," Vinny says as he turns around in the living room of his large mansion and sees Daisy entering the room. He knows that they had a minor disagreement earlier in the day about Tyler and Felicia; Vinny knows that he has to continue to make everyone believe that Felicia was dreaming that she saw him in her bedroom. The fact that he has switched her pills with the same hallucinate pills that he gave Victoria, it is only a matter of time before people start to believe that Felicia was in fact dreaming. "I was wondering where you got off too."

"I went to have a drink at the Pampa Grill," Daisy throws her purse down onto the sofa. "You made it pretty clear earlier that you didn't want to be around me because of my questions about what Felicia saw."

"I'm sorry about that," Vinny moves closer to her. "You have to understand, Daisy, I feel like Tyler is attacking me. He has done nothing but spread rumors about me for weeks; I'm just tired of it all. I am not Vinny, I am not Dave, yet he thinks that he can group me into the same group as my brothers."

Daisy uneasily nods back to him. "I know that's how you feel," Daisy replies to him quickly. "You have to see it from his perspective, Brett. Tyler is trying to defend his mother's honor."

"I have no problem with him defending his mother," Vinny tells her. "But, he needs to leave me out this! I don't even know Felicia, for crying out loud!"

Daisy nods back to him. "I saw Tyler earlier," she reveals to him. "I told him to focus on Felicia and ensuring she is healthy. So, hopefully that means that he will leave you alone."

"Thank you for doing that," Vinny smiles back to her. "Now, can we please talk about something more pleasant?"

Daisy chuckles back to him. "Sure, what would you like to talk about?"

"You and me," he winks back to her. "And, when we are going to have our second date."

The Calimo Mansion

Kim and Robbie stand across from one another with the minister behind them. They are looking into one another's eyes as the minister just finished having them exchange their rings. The ceremony is the last thing that Kim thought was going to be waiting for her when she got home from the hospital.

"Kim, please say your vows to Robbie," the minister tells her, as she gets tears in her eyes.

"Robbie," she looks into her fiancé's eyes. "I don't even know where to begin. After Bob passed away, I went into a very dark spiral. I never knew that I could love again or find love again and then one day, you looked at me differently. I still remember that twinkle in your eye that you got when you look at me that day in the office at Roboto; it was different and yet it made me feel so alive inside again. I hadn't felt that way in years; that look of desire and lust. It made me feel whole again and like a woman again. And then, you kissed me," she chuckles as a tear falls down her cheek. "And, my world was changed forever, for the better. You see, Robbie, you have made me a better person and you have brought me to life again. Without you, I don't know where I would be, but I don't want to think about that. I only want to think about my future with you because together, our future is brighter than ever before. I love you, Robbie, and I will be your wife by the end of today."

Robbie smiles back to Kim as the minster speaks. "And now Robbie, you can say your vows to Kim."

"I agree with what you said," Robbie looks back into Kim's eyes. "After my father died, we all went into a dark spiral; you did, I did, Natasha did; but, like you said, you and I we have found something from the darkness that we went through and that is love. They always say after a storm, a rainbow appears, and this is certainly the case with you and me. You are my rainbow after the storm, Kim. Not only are you my rainbow, but you're also my pot of gold because I feel so incredibly lucky and blessed to have found you in this capacity. We are better together, we are stronger together and our love is undeniable. You are my everything and I feel honored to have you as my wife moving forward."

Kim wipes a tear from her cheek before she looks back at Robbie. "Great, you two have demonstrated that you love one another and have credit commitment to each other. You have already exchanged vows, and rings, so there's only one last thing for me to do," the minister tells them. "By the power vested in me, I now pronounce you husband and wife. Robbie, you may kiss your bride."

Robbie chuckles back to Kim, who is beaming back to him. He leans forward and looks into her eyes. "Mrs. Calimo," he looks into her eyes. "Now, and forever," he says before he passionately kisses his wife.

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- Robin makes a decision

 
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