Episode 844
Rip Our Memories Off the Wall
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: August 22, 2022

Episode Theme song: "Brightest Blue" Ellie Goulding

Previously on One Day at a Time
- Chris told Andrew he thought something was going on between him and Trenyce. Andrew and Trenyce laughed it off
- Abby realized that Felicia went to Raven's Meadow
- Lukas overheard Donovan reach out to Abby
- Robbie warned Cheresa that there is a downside to modelling
- Cory and Leah returned to Santa Barbara, where Leah remembered giving birth to a baby
- Jeff and Madeline pretended to date to make Meggan and Will jealous
- Clayton continued to tell Andy that he will never be Reese. Nicholas and Clayton, meanwhile, shared a kiss

The Riverbench Winery, Santa Barbara

"I remember," a shaky Leah tells Cory as a tear falls down her cheek as they stand in the bedroom that she stayed in when she was at the winery in Santa Barbara all those years ago when she had amnesia following the explosion in Lake Tahoe. They are back in Santa Barbara because now that Leah is not taking the memory loss pills that Frederick was giving her for years, she has seemingly remembered that she gave birth to a child while she was here all those years ago. This is why she started hearing a baby crying in her head; once she was able to get off the medication, she remembered giving birth. Now being back in her former bedroom, she has seemingly remembered giving birth to her baby. "I gave birth to a child in this room; I was laying on this bed and I had a baby."

Cory rushes up to her and puts his arms on her shoulders and looks into her eyes, needing to make sure that she is okay. He almost can't believe that her memory is coming back so quickly. "Are you sure, Leah? Are you absolutely positive that you had a child?"

"Yes," she nods back to him. "There was a young nurse with me. She was helping me deliver the baby. I remember it so clearly now."

Cory pulls her into a hug even though he is stunned by what she has remembered. "I am so glad that you have remembered, Leah. This explains so much; this is why you continued to hear a baby crying. You had another child."

They exit their embrace and look into each other's eyes. "So, this is what Frederick was trying to keep me from remembering," Leah whispers back to him as she wipes her tear off her cheek. "He didn't want me to remember that I had another child."

"But why would he do that?" Cory asks her. "Why would Frederick not want you to remember that you had a child?"

Twin Peaks General Hospital

"When you said you got a job at the hospital, I didn't think your office would be this nice," Jeff chuckles as he moves into Madeline's office at the hospital and looks around the large space, which is beautifully deocrated.

Madeline stands up from behind her desk and moves up to him. "Thanks, I guess? I certainly didn't ask for any specific office."

"I didn't mean it that way," Jeff tells her. "I am just observing that it is a nice office, that's all."

"Well, thanks," Madeline smiles back to him. "I don't know if you heard but both Will and Meggan saw us on our date a few nights ago. They saw us kiss."

"I happen to run into Meggan the other day," Jeff admits to her. "She told me that she saw us kiss. I asked her if she was jealous," he continues with a chuckle.

"You did?" Madeline giggles back to him. "And, what did she say? Was she jealous seeing us kiss?"

"She said no," Jeff reveals to her. "But, I am not so sure. Why else would she bring it up to me?"

"Fair point," Madeline tells him. "I guess it just means that we will have to keep up the charade."

Jeff licks his lips back to her. "Wining, dining and kissing a beautiful woman? I guess I can keep up the charade."

"Thanks," Madeline blushes back to him. "I appreciate that compliment."

Jeff moves closer to her and kisses her on the lips. "You're welcome," he says as their lips part. "You're more than welcome," he smiles as they lock eyes with one another.

Twin Peaks Sun; Andy's Office

Andy types into his laptop as he continues to work on the story that he is writing for tomorrow's edition. As he continues to try to focus on his story, however, he can't help but think about his recent interaction with Clayton at the coffeehouse, where he once again reminded Andy that he is not Reese and will never be. Andy understands that Clayton must be feel like everyone thinks he is Reese because they are identical but Andy doesn't believe he has ever tried to make Clayton think that he is Reese or that he wants Clayton to replace his dead husband. He just hopes that they are able to put this behind them because he does want to have a relationship with Clayton; after all, he is Reese's brother.

"You look busy, I can come back," a voice calls out from the doorway of Andy's office.

Andy looks up and sees Nicholas standing in front of him. Andy sighs as he thinks about how he feels like Nicholas is taking Clayton's side in all of this; he wishes Nicholas would try to show more support of him.

"Hi Nicholas," Andy replies to him. "I am busy, but I can make some time for you. What's up?"

"Do I need a reason to see you now?" Nicholas asks as he moves into his office. "It's been a few days and I missed you, that's all."

"It has been a few days," Andy nods back to him. "I am just trying to give everyone the space that they need, that's all."

"That's good to hear. Because I still think that is what you should give Clayton," Nicholas tells him quickly. "I believe that with time and space, Clayton will come around and be open to getting to know both you and Madeline."

"Have you spoken to him again?"

Nicholas gulps as he remembers the last time he saw Clayton; Clayton thanked him for "defending" him to Andy and Madeline and kissed him to thank him. He has tried but he hasn't been able to get the kiss out of his head.

"I can tell by the look on your face that you have," Andy says back to him. "So, what is he saying now?"

"I can't do that Andy," Nicholas shakes his head. "I can't betray his confidence. That wouldn't be fair, and it's not fair of you to ask me to do that."

"I'm just trying to understand," Andy defends himself. "But, that's fine. You can continue to be on his side instead of mine. I'm not sure what else we have to say to one another Nicholas."

"I hate this Andy. I really do, but I can't make you change your mind about this," Nicholas shakes his head back to him. "When you're ready to see everyone's side, maybe we can move forward?"

The Pampa Grill

"I am so excited for you Cheresa," Dawn smiles over to her girlfriend as they sit across from one another at a table in the restaurant. Cheresa just finished telling Dawn about how great the first photoshoot went at Robertson Enterprises; Cheresa even heard from Tyler that he is so impressed that he is moving forward with the campaign. "This is such a great step for you."

"Thanks Dawn," Cheresa smiles back to her. "After everything that has happened in the last year, it is finally nice to have some good news for a change."

"I couldn't agree more," Dawn tells her quickly. "Do you realize that everything is about to change?"

Cheresa looks back at her quickly as she arches her eyebrow. "What do you mean by that?"

"You're going to be everywhere, Cheresa," Dawn chuckles back to her. "On billboards, on bus stops, in magazines, in cosmetic stores, people will know who you are, your entire world will change! You will be a celebrity!"

Cheresa gulps heavily as she thinks about how she saw Robbie earlier and he warned her that there are downsides to being a model; she wonders if this is one of those downsides.

"Hey, I didn't mean to scare you," Dawn reaches over and grabs Cheresa's hand. "This is still a good thing."

Cheresa forces a smile on her face, unable to stop thinking about Robbie's warning. "I know it will be," she tells Dawn. "This has to be the fresh start that I need."


Robbie looks over his shoulder while he stands in the corner of the main office of Roboto and can see Kim and Natasha huddled together over Natasha's laptop screen as they are working to try to come up with another idea to help put the company back on the map since they lost Cheresa to Robertson Enterprises. Robbie, however, is still furious that Cheresa choose the other company over Roboto. He knows that he will stop at nothing to ensure Cheresa's campaign is a complete disaster because he refuses to let Robertson "win" in this war.

He pulls his phone out of his pocket and dials a number quickly. "Tara, it's me."

Tara gets a sly grin on her face from the park that she is walking through. "I was wondering when I would hear from you again," she tells him. "You gave me a lot of cash and, so far, I hadn't done anything to earn it."

"Well, be prepared," Robbie whispers back to her. "I am more determined than ever to go through with my plan."

"Perfect, what can I do?"

"Nothing for now," Robbie replies to her quickly. "Just be ready because when the moment is right, I'm going to need you to take action quickly."

"Who are you talking too?" Kim comes up to her husband, wondering who he is speaking to on the phone.

"Uh, no one important," Robbie replies to her as he hangs up the phone, leaving Tara shaking her head in confusion in the park. "What's going on?"

"Natasha and I think we have a new plan," Kim tells him as she suddenly grabs her stomach. "Oh my God."

"Kim, what is? What's wrong?" Robbie rushes up to his wife and puts his hand on her shoulder. "Are you okay? Is the baby okay?"

Kim looks back at him with tears in her eyes. "The baby," she tells him. "It is kicking. Here feel," she says as she grabs his free hand and puts it on her stomach.

"Wow," Robbie smiles back to her. "I can't believe that we created that."

"I know," Kim replies to him. "We are really going to have a baby, Robbie. We are going to be parents!"

Raven's Meadow

Abby pushes the large laundry cart down the hallway of Raven's Meadow as she is working another one of her community service shifts. As she pushes the cart, she can't help but think about her last interaction with Dominick, where she kissed his cheek after he revealed to her that someone had switched Felicia's medication, which is what made her lose it on Abby when she witnessed another close moment between her and Dominick. Abby was thanking Dominick for being her savior with Felicia and that is what lead to the kiss. Abby, however, can't stop thinking about Felicia and what type of medication she is on and who would end up switching it.

She looks over her shoulder to ensure no one else is coming down the hallway when she comes up to the file room. When she realizes the coast is clear, she uses her access card to move into the file room. She closes the door behind herself and looks at the filing cabinet.

"Okay," she whispers to herself. "Let's find the 'R' drawer."

She quickly finds the drawer labelled "R" and opens it. She starts going through the files until she sees one that says "Felicia Robertson".

"Perfect," she says as she pulls out the file. She moves the large file over to the table and pulls out her phone. She starts taking pictures of the pages inside the file; once she is done, she quickly moves back to the filing cabinet and returns the file to it's original place. She then opens the door and peers out into the hallway; when she realizes that the coast is still clear, she leaves the filing room and continues to push the laundry cart down the hallway.

"That'll make for some interesting reading later on," she purses her lips together as she continues on her way.

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

"Are you going to answer me, Donovan?" a furious Lukas asks his husband as they stand facing one another in the living room of the large mansion that they live in with Meggan. Lukas just finished overhearing Donovan on the phone with Abby; Lukas is upset with his husband because he believed that they had mutually agreed to keep Abby out of their lives because they wanted to ensure that nothing bad happened to Olly, and in their minds, Abby was bad for their son. For Lukas to hear Donovan on the phone with her behind his back, makes him livid because he thought they were on the same page. "When did you start talking to Abby again?"

Donovan sighs heavily back to him, knowing that Lukas will be upset that he called Abby. Despite everything, Donovan can't help but have sympathy for Abby with everything that she has gone through in the last year.

"It's not what you think, Lukas, I swear it's not," he manages to reply to him.

"Then tell me what it was," Lukas replies to him. "Because, from where I stand, you were talking with Abby despite us agreeing that she shouldn't be in our lives anymore."

At the entry way, Jasper stops himself from moving into the living room when he hears Lukas and Donovan having a heated exchange. He was going to pick up Olly and give him a bath, but now, he doesn't want to interrupt. He finds himself standing there frozen and unable to move, but also listening to the conversation that is unfolding.

"Olly was fussing and I thought, maybe, he was missing Abby?" Donovan admits to Lukas. "I don't know why I thought that? It is just before, Abby was able to calm him down so easily. I know we agreed Lukas."

"Yea, you damn right we agreed!" Lukas grits his teeth together. "I still don't trust her, at all. She killed her own mother, Donovan!"

"I know, I know," Donovan tries to calm him down. "It is not like I set up a visit or anything like that. I just wanted to see how she was doing, that's all."

"I hope that's all it is," Lukas looks back at him with intent. "Because, Abby being in our son's life is dangerous. And I refuse to put my son at risk, understand?"

"I understand," Donovan tells him. "I'm sorry Lukas, I really am."

"Just don't let it happen again," Lukas shakes his head back to him. "I do not want that woman in our son's life. Period. End of story."

The Davenport House; Trenyce and Andrew's Home

"I have to admit that I haven't been able to stop thinking about Chris' suggestion that something was going on between us," Andrew admits to Trenyce as he brings out some cookies on a tray to the patio table where he and Trenyce are sitting together in the summer sun. He was taken aback when Chris asked him if something was going on between him and Trenyce the other day at the Pampa Grill and when he mentioned it to Trenyce, they both laughed it off. But, he has to admit to himself that it has been on his mind.

"You have?" Trenyce asks him nervously, knowing that it has been on her mind too, especially since she saw him shirtless a few weeks ago. She can't deny that she thought he looked very good without a shirt on, but she thought it was because she is pregnant and hormonal. "What about Chris' suggestion have you been thinking about?"

Andrew chuckles back to her as he picks up his lemonade and takes a sip of it. "Just everything, I guess," he admits to her. "We have had some closer moments lately. Maybe he saw something that we haven't?"

Trenyce looks back at him in surprise. "I thought of you as my son for so many years, Andrew," she reminds him. "Even if something was happening, it would be wrong."

"But, I'm not your son," Andrew reminds her quickly. "Not in the slightest."

"What are you saying?"

Andrew shrugs before he leans across the table and gives her a kiss on the lips. "That wasn't so bad, right?"

Trenyce looks back at him as lust fills her eyes. "No, it wasn't," she says as she blushes.

The Riverbench Winery; Santa Barbara

"Okay, I need another glass of wine," Leah tells Cory as they move back into the living room of the mansion at the winery. "I can't believe that I had another child, Cory. I just feel shaken to my very core by this."

"Here," Cory passes her a glass of the pinot noir that they opened earlier in the evening. "Have a drink. Try to calm your nerves."

Leah takes a sip of the wine and looks back at him. "This just opens up so many more questions, Cory," she looks back at him. "Like, why didn't Frederick want me to remember giving birth? And, what happened to my child? Where is he or she?"

"These are questions we may never get any answers too," Cory tells her. "With Frederick dead, I don't know how we would ever find out the truth."

Leah shakes her head back to him. "My God," she looks at Cory. "I have to tell Jeff; I have to see my ex-husband."

"Jeff, why? What does this have to do with him?"

"Jeff and I were just married when the explosion happened in Lake Tahoe," Leah reminds him. "If I was pregnant when I got here, it means that Jeff was the father of my baby. Jeff and I have another child out there somewhere."

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- Abby reads up on Felicia
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