Episode 81// Written by: Dallas Walsh // Released: February 28, 2010

Episode Theme song: 'Hold on to Me" Courtney Love
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- A mysterious man from Detroit, whom has a connection to Danielle and Trenyce, made plans to come to Twin Peaks
- Daisy filed for divorce from Chris and made plans to move out
- Trenyce’s social worker told her that she needs to be married to her baby’s father to prevent risk from losing her baby.
- Cassie interrupted Shane and Natasha’s Valentine’s Day with news that she’s pregnant
- Adam and Helen made plans to travel to White Cove to clean out her apartment
- Leah began suffering from abdominal pains. Meggan was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing Noah.

Scene One -- Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane’s Office

“This has to be a lie,” Shane says aloud as though he is convincing himself of what he is saying is true. The fact that Cassie is pregnant could not be happening; not now, not after everything he and Natasha have been through to be together. Finally. He sighs and looks over at Natasha who is sitting on the sofa in his office.

She notices him make eye contact. She gives half a smile but inside her heart is breaking … again. She doesn’t know what to do or say to Shane. She knows that while she was with Cory, Shane was dating Cassie but she never imagined that she would end up carrying his baby. This changes everything, she tells herself. She is trying to stay positive and is hoping that the tests come back negative and that Cassie is wrong about being pregnant, but she has been bracing herself for the reality.

“Why would Cassie lie about being pregnant?” she finally answers back softly. “It doesn’t make sense Shane. She’s not crazy or anything.”

Shane sighs and looks over at Natasha. He knows that Cassie isn’t “crazy”, but he does know that she was getting very possessive right before he ended their relationship. Plus, he remembers how she begged him to reconsider when he was dumping her, literally.

“I know Nat, but it’s just much. I mean, we just got together. We waited so long to find this happiness,” he says sitting next to her. She smiles and grabs his hand.

“I know. But this is a baby. An innocent baby. If Cassie is pregnant …” Natasha begins before she trails off.

“What? What if she is pregnant?” Shane asks as Natasha stands up and paces around the room.

“You’ll have to do the right thing. You have to be there for Cassie and your baby.” Natasha says coldly. She cuts Shane off as he is about to say something. “I’m going to the Sugarbowl. Let me know when you get the results back, okay?”

“Sure,” Shane replies as he watches Natasha leave his office. Once alone, Shane puts his hand over his face. “Something doesn’t make sense about this,” he says to himself. “This can’t be happening. It just can’t be.”

He hears a knock on his office door. He wait’s a moment and collects himself before he walks over to the door and opens it.

“Can I come in?” Cassie asks standing in the door way.

“Did you take the test?” Shane asks as she enters the office.

Cassie turns and looks at Shane. She smiles at the sight of him. How she’s missed him, she realizes to herself. She knows that he is going through a lot right now … mostly because Natasha has been brainwashing him, she concludes. Brainwashing him to believe that they are meant to be, not her and Shane. That’ll change soon, she realizes.

“Yes. Just like you asked. Dr. Benton told me that I should get the results within the hour. I thought … I thought we could wait together?”

Shane stops and looks at Cassie. She looks put together. She has a nice outfit on and her hair is neatly pulled back into a long, flowing pony tail. Shane quickly remembers what Natasha said, “She’s not crazy.” Shane smiles. “Yea, we can wait together. We’re in this together, right?”

Scene Two -- The Sugarbowl

Leah stands at the coffee bar and adds her sugar and cream to her coffee. She quickly stirs it and takes a slow sip. The hot liquid soothes her throat, but makes her abdominal ache in pain again. Truth be told, she’s only drinking a coffee because she feels dead to the world; she felt like she had a great sleep the night before, but she woke up feeling drained and out of energy. Not any of her usual antics were able to get out of her funk this morning either; a hot shower, a big breakfast. Thus, she is turning to her coffee.

“Excuse me,” Eva says setting her coffee down and getting some sugar packets for her drink. Eva looks over and recognizes Leah from the papers and news from Noah’s death. She looks away not wanting Leah to see her; she is still just adjusting to being in town and she doesn’t want the Calimo’s to know that she is in town.

“Don’t worry about it,” Leah smiles picking up her coffee. “Enjoy your day.”

“You too,” Eva says watching Leah leave. Just as Leah is walking away however, another sharp pain stabs her in the abs. She drops her coffee as she grabs her side.

“Are you okay?” Eva asks rushing over to Leah’s side as she is healed over on her side.

“I’m fine, I’m fine. Sorry about the mess,” she tells the attendant that works at the coffee house. “I should go.”

“Are you sure you don’t need any help. I can drive you some where if you need,” Eva offers to Leah.

“Thank you, you’re very kind. But I’m fine. I promise. I have some where to be.” Leah says regaining her composure.

Eva watches as Leah exit’s the coffee house and wonders if the young woman will be alright. She returns to her coffee and gets ready to leave. She doesn’t want another close call with another Calimo. She exit’s the coffeehouse and turns and walks away, unaware Bob is parking his car across the street. Bob looks over and sees the blonde woman and for a second thinks it’s Eva. “It can’t be,” he says as he gets out of his car.

Scene Three -- The Lamplighter Apartments; White Cove; Helen’s Apartment

Adam and Helen open the door to her apartment and take a step inside. Helen looks around her old home. So much has changed since she has moved to Twin Peaks. She knows that she always kept her apartment in White Cove just as a back up, in case things didn’t work out in Twin Peaks. However, since she has married to Adam she knows that it’s time to get rid of her apartment since her landlord called her to remind her of her expiring lease.

“How does it feel to be back?” Adam asks his wife as he takes off his jacket and tosses over a chair.

Helen looks around almost with a dazed looked on her face. She doesn’t want to trouble Adam, but she is having few memories of the apartment. She remembers first moving in but little after that. She is troubled by this because usually she has a wonderful memory, and this is the second time in recent times that she’s noticed her memory failing her; the other being on Valentine’s Day. She wonders if there is something more to her memory loss, or if it is another effect from the accident she at this very apartment with Victoria’s personality. She smiles at Adam though trying not to alarm him. “It feels great,” she says. “Like a trip down memory lane.”

Adam watches Helen’s movement and body language. He knows his wife well enough to know that she is hiding something from me. “Honestly Helen? Do you think you can hide from me?”

Helen turns and faces Adam. “What do you mean?”

“I know you so well,” he says putting his hands on her shoulders. “Talk to me. What’s troubling you?”

Helen smiles at him. “You know me so well,” she begins. “It’s just that … I honestly feel like I’m having trouble remembering spending much time here.”

“Really?” Adam asks surprised by his wife’s admissions. “You lived here for a couple of years. I know not recently because you’ve been in Twin Peaks, but you have a good couple of years here.”

“Do you think it’s because of my accident Adam? The one that happened here when I lost my memory?” Helen asks walking up to the bookshelf that fell on her in the accident that caused her to lose her memory.

Adam arches his eyebrow. As much as he’d like to think it was the accident’s fault, he knows that Helen still had times in this apartment since that time. The fact that she can’t remember them is troubling to him. “Yea it could be,” he offers up.

“Maybe I could get Olivia to look into it?” she says. “Anyways, I’m going to go get some boxes.”

Adam hears the front door close. This is his chance, he realizes. He knows that there has to be something in this apartment that can prove that Olivia is not a friend from Helen’s past. He heads over to the bookshelf to look for photo albums, or anything to help him prove to Helen that Olivia is not trust worthy.

Scene Four -- The Sugarbowl

Natasha sits in the corner booth drinking a large mocha. She needed something to calm her nerves after spending the morning at the hospital with Shane awaiting the test results. What better to calm her than a large mocha with extra whipped? She thinks to herself as she takes another drink of the hot drink. She quickly checks her phone; no new messages from Shane. The waiting is killing her. She feels like her future is up in the air right now. She hates to admit it, but if Cassie is pregnant she knows she will end her relationship with Shane; so he can commit to Cassie and their baby. That’s the least she can do for the child, she sighs to herself.

“You look a million miles away,” Daisy says to her friend standing at her table.

“Daisy! Hey, how are you?” Natasha asks standing up and hugging her friend. “Sit with me?”

Daisy sits across from her friend. “Thanks. Are you okay? You looked like you were daydreaming.”

Natasha sighs. “Yea, I guess I was.”

“What’s going on?” Daisy asks concerned knowing that Natasha is not her normal, chipper self.

“Promise just to keep this between us?” Natasha asks hovering in. Daisy nods her head. “Cassie Nova is claiming to be pregnant … with Shane’s baby.”

Daisy gasps a little. “What? You and Shane just found happiness. Oh Nat, I’m sorry,” Daisy says grabbing her friends hand.

“Thanks,” Natasha says fighting some tears. “I don’t know why I’m crying. It’s not official yet or anything. They’re at the hospital now waiting for the results.”

“But you have to brace yourself for the possibility, I get it,” Daisy offers to her friend. “Just remember, this doesn’t have to be the end for you and Shane if she is pregnant. He can be a father to his baby and be with you.”

Natasha wipes her tear from the little water build up. “I would never want him to be with me and not give his child a proper name and family unit Daisy. If Cassie is pregnant, I’m leaving Shane.”

“Are you sure that’s what you want to do?”

“I have to do it. It’s the right thing to do,” Natasha replies staying brave. “Anyways, what’s new with you? Did you move out?”

Daisy smiles as she holds up her new keys. “I got a condo in The Towers! I moved in last week,” she says full of pride.

“Wow, I’m so proud of you Daisy. Are you happy?”

Daisy stops and thinks about the question. A few months ago, she quickly remembers being at her absolute lowest. Now she has found a new found strength. She is getting her life back … without Chris. “I am happy Nat. It took some time, but I am realizing I have a life and I am my own person without Chris.”

“I wish I had your strength Daisy,” Natasha admits to her friend, feeling low about her own situation.

Daisy grabs her hand again. “Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not strong Natasha. You’ll get through this. I promise.”

Scene Five -- The Michael’s House; Chris & Trenyce’s Home

Trenyce enters the living room with some shopping bags filled with new purchases for her unborn baby. Chris looks up from reading the paper and sees Trenyce with her bags.

“Do you need help with anything?” he asks trying to be cordial, even though they are both secretly hating living with each other. Chris knew that when Daisy left things would become tense between him and Trenyce, but he is determined to make it work. He wants nothing more to put the past behind him and move on with his life … if Trenyce would cooperate.

“I think I can manage a few bags Chris,” Trenyce replies coldly as she takes off her jacket and hangs it. Trenyce is hating her living situation and she hopes that after she talks to Andy about what her social worker said she won’t be living with Chris anymore.

Chris feels Trenyce’s coldness in her response and sighs heavily which Trenyce hears. “Something wrong Uncle?”

Chris puts the paper down and looks over at Trenyce, “Are we going to do this all time?”

“Do what exactly?” Trenyce asks putting her hands on her hips.

“Argue? Fight? Having these awkward moments … I’m tired of it. I’m willing to try if you are,” Chris says sincerely to his niece.

Trenyce laughs at him. “You can stop the act, I know you don’t care Chris. We don’t have to pretend anymore. Daisy moved out, remember?”

“How could I forget?” Chris says ashamed of himself for letting his marriage to get to the point where it is. “By the way, she knows.”

Trenyce stops going through her bags and turns back to face Chris. “Knows? Daisy knows what?”

“About us. She knows we slept together. She told me the night of Andy’s dinner party. When you announced your pregnancy.”

Trenyce sits down in shock. “She’s never said anything to me. Are you sure she knows?”

Chris looks over at Trenyce and nods. “Positive. She asked me if I was relieved.”

“Relieved” Trenyce asks still trying to take everything in.

“Yup, that I’m not the father of your baby,” Chris looks at Trenyce, which more intensity than before. “I’m not, am I?”

Trenyce covers her mouth and shakes her head as she feels her eyes swell. “Of course not! Andy is the father. Not you! Don’t you ever ask me that again.”

Chris looks at Trenyce as she gets up and grabs her bags and storms upstairs. He wonders what else his niece is hiding. After spending all this time with her, he knows that she is still up to something; he could tell just by her reaction.

Scene Six -- Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane’s Office

Shane paces back and forth in his office as Cassie sits on the sofa playing with her phone. She looks up at Shane and can see the worry on his face. She wishes that he wasn’t so worried about the results of the test; it’ll change their lives forever … for the better, she thinks. Maybe now he’ll realize that we are meant to be, she smiles to herself.

She returns her attention to her text message to Olivia. “Everything is falling into place” she reads before she sends it.

She puts her phone down and looks up at Shane again. His eyes meet hers. He wonders what she is thinking; is she happy about this?, is she sad about this?

“What are you thinking?” he asks her point blank.

“I’m thinking that the results should be back any time now,” she says pursing her lips.

“What do you want to do?” he asks sitting next to her.

“About what?” she asks taken aback by his question.

“If you’re pregnant. Do you want to …”

“Keep it!? Of course I do. I’m having this … our baby Shane. No one or nothing can stop me from having our baby.”

Shane is about to say something when his pager goes off. He checks it. “Hold on. This is the lab. Results are in,” he says looking at her.

Scene Seven -- The Lamplighter Apartments; White Cove; Helen’s Apartment

Adam and Helen look around the apartment; they have categorized the belongings into separate piles, one for Helen to give to Good Will and the other for things to be moved back to Twin Peaks. Adam finishes piling more books into a box. Suddenly he sees something that catches his eye: Helen’s high school year books. He smiles when he finds one for each year. Perfect, he says to himself. I can look at these and see if Olivia really did go to high school with Helen, he thinks to himself. He takes the books and places them out of Helen’s sight for a moment.

“Hey do you want me to run down the street and pick up some food?” she asks coming into the living room from the kitchen.

“Yea, that sounds great babe,” Adam smiles at her. “Want some cash?”

“I think I have some,” she says. “I won’t be long.”

Adam grabs the year books as soon as he hears the door close. “I have to get to the truth,” he says flipping through the pages.

Scene Eight -- City Hall; Daisy’s Office

Daisy sits in her office looking over a file from Caldwell Industries. Her secretary brought it to her attention earlier. The company based out of Detroit and the CEO wants to join forces with the City of Twin Peaks to open a new ski resort just north of the city. He claims that the ski resort will bring a lot more tourism to Twin Peak. Daisy’s only problem is that the completion of the resort would mean ruining a large part of the forest that covers much of the northern territory. She sighs and closes the file as she thinks of Detroit; it’s where Danielle was living before she died. She quickly wonders if Chris was the one that killed her sister. She picks up her I phone and finds Vinny’s name. She quickly types out a text message that reads “Any update on Danielle’s killer?” and sends it to him. She knows that he has been busy with Meggan’s trial and that’s probably why she hasn’t got more information from him yet. Still, she would love to get an update on the status of his searching.

Her thoughts are interrupted by a knock on her door. Before she can answer, a man enters her office. “Daisy Davenport?” he asks as he approaches her desk.

“Yes, that’s me,” she says standing up.

“Terrence, Terrence Caldwell,” he smiles as he shakes her hand. “From Caldwell Industries. I understand you’ve looked over my proposal?”

Daisy smiles as she looks at Terrence; young, confident, well dressed and a killer smile. “I was just reviewing the file now,” she says. “Have a seat Mr. Caldwell.”

“Thank you Mrs. Davenport,” he says sitting down, amazed at how much she reminds him of Danielle.

“Call me Daisy, please.” she says smiling back to him.

“Only if you call me Terrence,” he winks back to her.

“Deal,” she says blushing a little.

“Deal. I like that word. I hope to hearing a lot more of that word coming from your mouth.”

Scene Nine -- The Michaels House; Chris & Trenyce’s House

Andy walks up the stairs of the two-story house going to Trenyce’s room. He has been needing to talk to her; he doesn’t know if he can go through with her plan after all, not after seeing how much pain Reese is in because of it. He wants nothing more to go to Reese and tell him that everything has been a mistake: he is gay and he wants to be with him; this was all a misunderstanding. Surely, once Andy is honest with Trenyce, she’ll understand he thinks. He reaches her door and knocks.

“Who is it?” she calls out from inside, not wanting to deal with Chris again.

“It’s Andy,” he replies opening the door and entering her room. “Chris told me you were up here. Are you okay? He said he wasn’t sure what was going on with you.”

Trenyce rushes up and hugs Andy. She feels the tears swelling in her eyes.

“What’s wrong T?” he asks as he returns her hug.

“Do you know that you’re the only one I can count on?” she says as a tear falls down her cheek.

“Hey, come sit. Tell me what’s going on,” Andy says taking her hand and sitting her down on the bed. He sits next to her.

“Chris asked me if he was the father of our baby,” she says wiping her eyes.

Andy arches his eye brow, some how hoping that Trenyce has done the right thing. “Were you honest with him?”

“Ohmygawd no!” she says flabbergasted, shocked that he would even suggest such a thing. “He can’t know Andy. He would take my baby, I know he would. He hates me.”

Andy grabs her hand. “So that’s what’s got you all riled up? We can fix that easily, you know.”

“I had a visit with my social worker too,” she says getting up and walking away from him. Trenyce is scared to death about this part of the conversation with Andy. She knows he has already given up so much to help her; she doesn’t know how much more he will do for her.

“What did she say? You know, about being pregnant and such?”

Trenyce turns around and looks at Andy. “She said I should be married,” she explains slowly.

“Married?” Andy asks shocked.

“Yea. Because I’m adopted by Chris and Daisy, and they are getting divorced the judge in my case may think it’s best for me and my baby to go into a foster home. I mean, unless, I can prove that I’m in a stable environment. Being married to my baby’s father and living with him would go to show that I’m in a stable environment.”

Andy takes a deep breath and looks up at Trenyce. “Wow. That’s, like, huge. What are you going to do?”

Trenyce walks over to Andy and sits across from him. “I was hoping…”

Andy looks at Trenyce and sees what she is suggesting in her eyes. “Are you crazy?!” he asks stunned by Trenyce suggesting that they get married.

“Andy! Andy, calm down! I don’t want Chris to hear us,” Trenyce says trying to keep him calm. Andy looks at her, his blood boiling. He was about to tell her he wants to call this entire thing off, now she is suggesting they get married! He doesn’t know how much more he can take.

“I need you Andy. I know I say that a lot, but …,” she says to him getting some more tears in her eyes. “I don’t want my baby to be taken away from me. I want … I want to give this baby the best life possible. Please Andy, please, don’t let them take my baby from me,” she sobs as she falls into his arms.

Andy let Trenyce fall into his arms. He hates seeing her cry, and he knows that he doesn’t want to see her lose her baby. He also knows that she is right: Chris would try to take her baby away from her. He sighs knowing that he has to do the right thing and help her. “Okay. Okay, T. Everything will be fine.”

She moves out of the hug and looks at him with her damp tears, “You mean …”

“We’ll get married,” he smiles to her, even though inside his heart is breaking as he knows Reese will never forgive him for this latest act of unselfishness.

Scene Ten -- The Graveyard; Noah’s Grave

Leah arrives at the graveyard and sees Jeff kneeling at the tombstone of Noah. Leah notices the fresh roses that Jeff must have brought. She watches Jeff for a moment. He places his hand on the stone as some tears follow from his eyes. One year ago today, Noah was killed.

“Hey, sorry I’m late,” Leah says bending down beside Jeff. She sets down some white lilies next to his roses.

“I’m glad you’re here,” he whispers not able to speak loudly as he is crying.

Leah hugs him. “I can’t believe it’s been a year already,” she says into his shoulder.

“I know, time flies by, hey?” They exit the embrace and he wipes his eyes. “One good thing has come from this year though.”

Leah looks up at him with surprise. “Really? What?”

“Us,” he says taking her hands. “I’m glad we’re close again.”

“Me too,” Leah replies. “I think Noah would have liked it as well.” Suddenly, another large, sharp pain hits her abdominal.

“I know he would have,” Jeff says leaning in closer to her. Leah wraps her hand around his head as they share a kiss.

She quickly breaks away and doubles over in pain. “Oowww!” she cries as she withers on the floor.

“Leah! What’s wrong?” Jeff asks bending down as Leah is on the ground.

“I don’t know. My side hurts,” she cries. She puts her hand to her mouth and sees more blood coming out.

“Oh my god, is that blood?” Jeff asks panicking as he finds her phone. Before she can reply, Leah slips out of consciousness. “Leah! Wake up! Leah!” Jeff franticly calls as he dials 911.

Scene Eleven -- Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane’s Office

Natasha opens the door to Shane’s office. She sees Shane looking out his window. She remembers getting his text message telling her that the results came in. She raced over as fast as she could.

“So, what’s the verdict,” she asks standing in the door way.

Shane turns and sees Natasha. His face is long and unsure of what to say to her. “It’s positive. Cassie is having my baby,” he says slowly.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Madeline and Victoria begin to uncover the truth about Vinny
- Reese learns of Andy and Trenyce’s up coming marriage
- Cassie meets with Olivia and Preston

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