Jonathan moves in with Reva and Josh, causing a rift in her relationship with Cassie. While Reva is grateful to Josh for giving Jonathan a second chance, he later reveals to Edmund that he believes Jonathan will eventually show his true colors, getting him out of their lives much more quickly. Jonathan takes advantage of an opportunity to upset Cassie by reminding her of what happened to Tammy. Not knowing what was said between them, Reva attempts to defend Jonathan, reminding Cassie he is her baby, and that Edmund was once a person who had done despicable things but who had been given a second chance. Cassie ultimately tells Reva she hopes Jonathan's second chance does not cost her the other people in her life.
Cassie finds a stuffed toy sheep in the trash, leading her confront Edmund on his desire to have a baby. Edmund admits he would love to have a baby, but does not believe Cassie would want to have his child. Cassie confides that while she would love to have his baby, she is worried about putting him through all the difficulties of trying to conceive. Cassie agrees to put her worries aside, and the couple happily agrees to try to have a baby.
Tammy arrives at the bar where she flirts with Jake. Sandy interrupts and attempts to convince her to leave with him. Tammy agrees to leave, if he will take her home with him. Sandy argues he is trying to do the right thing, and that he will take her anywhere else. As Sandy leaves to get the car, Jonathan enters the bar and approaches Tammy. She gathers her courage to confront him, demanding to know why he chose her. Jonathan tells Tammy her attitude is what drew him to her. He then proceeds to taunt her, saying he is the type of guy she wants, and now Sandy will not want her since he had her first.
As Bill and Olivia enter Towers, they are met by Billy who shows them a newspaper declaring her the prime suspect in Phillip's murder. Olivia moves off to speak with Dinah, as Bill sits down at a table with Billy. While Olivia agrees with Dinah that she had great motive to murder Phillip, she still declares her innocence. Olivia says Bill is a great person and he has been good to her, however, she does not believe he loves her. As Dinah begins to complain about how unfair it is that Cassie should be so happy when she is not, Olivia interrupts her, reminding her that Cassie is her friend and partner. Dinah then shocks Olivia by asking if Bill knows she is in love with him. As Billy attempts to tell Bill he should leave Olivia, he interrupts, reminding his father that he is not the person to give advice on relationships. He does not think it would not be right to leave while she is being falsely accused of a crime. The foursome comes back together; Billy and Dinah leave as Olivia gets a telephone call requesting she go to the police station. Dinah runs into Cassie on her way out, who tells her that she and Edmund are going to have a baby.
Thursday, December 2, 2004
Tony dreams about building a new life on the island with Michelle. His dreams turn to hallucinations of Danny when he's affected by the spider bite on his neck. The ghostly Danny gloats that he will have it made with Michelle because Tony will not make it out of the jungle alive.
Back in Springfield, accusations are flying. Mel accuses Danny of driving Michelle away. Frank accuses Olivia of killing Phillip because he was blackmailing her with proof of stock fraud. Olivia pleads her innocence and Danny admits his marriage to Michelle is over. Olivia accuses Beth of engineering the allegations against her. Olivia's day gets worse when Lizzie promises to take care of Emma while Olivia is in prison. A shaky Olivia decides to take Emma and leave Springfield.
Lizzie presents the mortified Cooper clan with pink, frou-frou menus for her new restaurant, Elizabeth & Company. Marina and Coop brainstorm about ways to cause trouble for Lizzie. Danny encourages them to exploit Lizzie's weak spot-not being in control-by giving her complete control and following her orders. They hope if they give her enough rope, she will hang herself. Marina bets Danny he wouldn't last five minutes working for Lizzie. Marina tells Coop to mind his own business when he warns her to be careful with Danny.
Harley tells Gus their Thanksgiving flirtation and dance at the bar meant nothing.
Harley, fearing Buzz is upset because he killed Phillip, assures him she will make everything work out. Buzz catches Gus snooping for evidence in his room. Gus claims he is only trying to protect Buzz. He is cryptic when Gus interrogates him about the night of the murder. Buzz says the blood on a shirt in his room is his own blood and not Phillip's.
Rick and Beth grow closer through their mutual grief over Phillip's death. Rick and Mel grow further apart when Mel shows Rick pictures from the Bauer barbecue and the pictures do not include Phillip. Mel explains she omitted pictures of Phillip looming over their kids because she is upset about the kidnapping and wants Rick to have happy memories of the barbecue.
Frank discovers only Buzz had the access code to Company's alarm system. Harley, as Ruth, calls Frank and then hangs up before he can trace the call.
Friday, December 3, 2004
Olivia is stunned to discover she's been kidnapped by Bill, who's taken her to the beach for the honeymoon they never had. When she complains about the miserable day she's had, Bill says all the more reason to celebrate themselves. But, as Bill strives to give Olivia what she needs, she's distracted. She's thinking about the instructions she gave her nanny to meet her at the airport with Emma so they can slip out of the country and avoid Phillip's investigation all together. But, Bill is so wonderful and so sure of their future, she gives in for the moment. But, after they make love, she lies in his arms, wide-awake, and full of conflict, and when he dozes, she makes her escape.
Armed with advice from doctors, Cassie and Edmund are ready to try to make a baby and take advantage of the miracle thrown their way. Jeffrey, however, is greatly affected when he hears their news and though he tries to hide it, Dinah can see his sad resignation and chooses to take advantage of it. She seduces Jeffrey, painting them both as needful in the wake of recent events, and in Jeffrey she finds a willing partner and then puts her plan into action. When she gets him out of the room briefly to get them some drinks, she pulls out a condom for their imminent use and pokes holes in it with a sewing pin, determined to make a baby.
Michelle realizes Tony is sick and she swings into doctor mode, trying to figure out how to reduce his fever. Tony however continues to get worse and his fever induces a hallucination in which he imagines the old Michelle leaving him to return to her old life. Michelle discovers the source of his fever, the spider bite that is now infected, and knows she must try to leave and bring him help. She goes, despite his protests and the danger she faces, into the unknown jungle.