AT BEN'S HOUSE
Ben wakes from a nightmare about Maria. Ben went upstairs and stands at the locked door and turns the key in the lock. He has a memory of Maria drowning and then the doorbell rings and he went and finds Meg at the door. He tries to push her way and is quite rude to her. He can't open up to Meg. She tells him the pattern that they have developing is not good. She figures out that he had a nightmare and he told her about the nightmare and about following her upstairs. When she asks what is upstairs he withdraws. Meg answers the door when it rings and she is shocked to see her mother. She finds out that Tim planned and set the trip up. Joan told Tim that the trip was a nice gesture and they talk about what he had done. Ben comes down and sharply asks Tim what he is doing and then sees Joan. There is puzzled shock in both of their faces. After meeting her mother, Ben turns into the gracious host. Annie comes waltzing in and lays a big wet kiss on Ben. She, after meeting Mrs. Cummings, told her all about Meg's adventures with helping Ben prove her innocence in her father's murder. Mrs. Cummings sees the picture of Maria and asks about the woman and then asks what happened to her when she finds out who she was. Ben is obviously perplexed.
Meg and Mark talk about paying bills. Casey and Rae are talking and she finds it odd that his mother sends him a mother's day card instead of the other way around. Rae is disappointed about the way things stand with her parents. Wei-Lee has a plan to try to make him look good in Rae's eyes. He agrees to give her gift to her mother and he smirks at Casey as he hugs her. Mark and Vanessa have a collision when they collide at the door. Vanessa confides in Rae about her insecurity about going to Hong Kong and leaving Michael. Rae told her that she understands what she is going through and tells her that she wishes she had told Casey the truth from the beginning. Casey and Rae end up having a blow up over Wei-Lee and what his intentions really are. Casey found out what Wei-Lee up to and that he is in cahoots with Gregory.
Annie is ordering a mover around about furniture and where to put it. Tim rings the doorbell and Annie asks to borrow $20. with the promise to pay him back. They discuss their plan to break Ben and Meg up. After he leaves, she eagerly waits for the right moment to go to Ben's.
AT THE BEACH
Mark is on the beach talking to a child. Meg comes up and starts kidding around with a aggravated Mark who is very defensive and then apologizes. Meg tells him that she is on her way to see Ben since he didn't go in to THE JAVA WEB. Vanessa finds Casey on the beach. They talk about the newspaper and working for Gregory. He told her that there is something he needs to take care of at Surf Central.
AT MICHAEL'S PLACE
Michael makes reservations to take Virginia out for Mother's day and brought her flowers. You start to see the feelings that Virginia has for Michael. Vanessa, after talking to Rae told Michael about her job opportunity. He supports her and they also briefly discuss Virginia and how they don't have much time together.
Meg's mother is quite shocked at what Ben tell's her about his wife's death. He told her how there are rumors that he was blamed. Tim and Joan are talking about what is going on around Sunset beach. Tim told her that he wanted her to see for herself what was happening instead of taking the chance that she wouldn't believe him. Meg is aggravated at how things are going with her mother. Annie pretends to be interested in Meg's hometown. Ben suggests that Meg take her mother out on the beach for a walk. Meg told Tim she doesn't know whether to thank him or kill him.
Gabi walks in during a tender moment between Ricardo and Paula. Ricardo has to fix the air conditioner that is on the fritz. Gabi takes advantage of the situation by coming on to Ricardo after Paula left for her shift. She teaches him what air conditioning Ricardo asks her for some help reading the directions. Gabi decides to take a shower and conveniently doesn't have a towel and she went out in the buff and Ricardo sees her and is speechless.
Caitlin comes to see Cole; who told her of the news of his parentage. He tells her that he needs answers to all of his questions and he has to go and talk to the one person that can tell him the truth. He sends Caitlin to go and get her wallet and passport. She leaves to go and get them. Olivia goes to see Cole and offers him the jewels in exchange for him to leave town and do it alone. Cole refuses her.
Olivia who is doing everything she can to keep Gregory from finding out that Cole and her slept together is frantically trying to get him out of town. When Caitlin comes home, she sends her on a errand to an antique shop to get some things for her that are in Santa Barbara. Before Olivia leaves, they share a tender moment. Caitlin went and writes a letter of goodbye and gets her passport and opens the door to leave Gregory's office and is confronted by Gregory.
AT THE SB JAIL
Elaine is worried about Cole. Gregory comes to visit her and to try to get information about her son. She refuses to allow her son to be dragged into the messy situation. Paula comes and despite her mother's pleas; she tells Gregory what he needs. Gregory is shocked to find out that Cole St. John is Elaine's son. He tries to find out where Cole is and is angry to hear that he is in Sunset Beach. Gregory leaves to go and find Cole. Paula finds out that Cole does know that Elaine is his mother and that he ran off. She tells her mother that she is trying to save her life.