Sean asked Gregory if he thought he could get Caitlin off. Sean told Gregory that she had been acting funny and that maybe she really had killed Francesca. Gregory told Sean to never say that again. Sean blamed his dad for pushing Caitlin to kill. Gregory said if that was what he wanted to believe, that was fine -- he had better things to do, like put together Caitlin's defense. He left the room.
Sean looked at a photo taken when he and Caitlin had been younger. He remembered Caitlin taking care of him when Gregory had been mean to him. Sean said it was his turn to protect his sister. Sean left, and Gregory returned, looked at the same picture, and said, "My little girl."
Cole was visiting Caitlin when the police arrived and asked him what he was doing there. He was there to talk to his wife, but they got forceful with Cole when he didn't want to leave. Caitlin told the cops to leave Cole alone; they were hurting him. They finally got Cole out of the room, and she wondered why Cole was acting that way. She was only confessing to protect him. Francesca appeared to Caitlin and told her that Cole was letting her take the fall for him because he didn't love her anymore.
Caitlin said Cole did love her; that was why Cole had killed Francesca. Caitlin told Francesca to go to hell, but Francesca only said, "Been there, done that." Francesca said Cole and Olivia were probably kicking it up in bed at that moment, laughed at Caitlin, and left. Caitlin lay on her cot. Cole found Sean and asked him to help clear Caitlin. He was the only one Cole could trust at that moment. Sean asked how Cole was so sure that Caitlin hadn't killed Francesca.
Ricardo asked Gabi to marry him that day. Maria told Antonio outside of Ricardo's room that it was up to him whether or not to tell Ricardo the truth. They walked in, and Ricardo told them they were just in time. Ricardo asked Antonio to marry them that day, but Antonio asked if he was kidding. Ricardo said no, but Antonio told him not to rush into things.
Maria chimed in that he had just had major surgery and that he needed rest. He told Gabi he knew she had always wanted a big church wedding but if she pleased him that one time, she'd never regret it. He asked Antonio to do it, but when Antonio hesitated, Ricardo asked if there was a good reason why he wouldn't do it. Antonio said that Ricardo didn't have a marriage license yet. Ricardo then asked Gabi to pull out a calendar, and he pointed to a date.
When Antonio and Gabi acted nervous again, Ricardo thought it was because Tyus had told them something about his condition he didn't know. They all said they would never do that. Annie entered and asked to talk to Ricardo alone. She took him flowers and thanked him for saving her life. Outside, Gabi told Maria and Antonio that Ricardo was being really stubborn.
Carmen walked up and announced that she had something to say. Carmen said she was sorry to Gabi about her "wrongful" accusations. Carmen and Maria left. Gabi said she had thought for sure that Antonio was going to tell Ricardo the truth. Annie walked out and said that Ricardo was on the phone to the station because Caitlin had confessed to the murder. Gabi and Antonio thought they were off the hook until they went in, and Ricardo said the investigation was far from over.
Sara asked Tess about meeting Tim. Tess said yes, she had met him -- unfortunately. He had lied to her to get information. Casey emerged from Meg's office. Sara asked if they could leave, but Casey said he wanted to hang around for Meg.
Meg told Ben she felt like she didn't belong. Ben said he'd talk to Benjy, but Meg said it would only make things worse. She wanted time alone with Benjy to get to know him. Benjy showed up at the office with a picture of his family but there was no Meg in the picture. Meg asked him to go to the Shockwave for ice cream. He asked if his mommy and daddy would be there, but Meg said no -- it was special just for them. Benjy asked Tess if he had to, and Tess told him to be polite.
Ben took Benjy out to the roof so he could see the ocean view. Casey asked Meg when they could finish their meeting. Meg said later and asked Casey and Sara to walk her over to the Shockwave. Sara said they had lunch plans, but Casey asked her to reschedule them to another time. Sara said of course and hugged Casey as Tess looked on. Meg, Casey, and Sara left.
Ben returned with Benjy and walked over to Tess. Ben asked Benjy to give Meg a chance. Benjy said he'd try and that he loved his daddy. Meg was reaming out her dad for trying to make her life harder on her. She said Benjy got everything he wanted, and that made him a little difficult -- just as Benjy and Tess walked in.
Feeling sorry for herself, Annie imagined herself as the central character in a soap opera entitled Search for Dignity. Tess snarled at Meg after overhearing Ben's girlfriend describe Benjy as a spoiled child too accustomed to getting his own way. Afterwards, Tim urged Tess to calm down and give Meg another chance.
At the jail, Olivia attempted to convince her daughter to recant, but Caitlin stubbornly stuck to her murder confession. Meanwhile, Cole entreated Sean to use his influence with Caitlin to get her to explain why she had made a phony admission of guilt. Deep in the throes of her private daytime drama, Annie decided to turn her pathetic character's life around by throwing away the cliché-ridden script.
A suspicious Sara considered digging into Tess's personal history. Inspired by her sudsy fantasy, Annie vowed to regain control of her own life. Sean coaxed Caitlin to tell him how she had ended up in possession of the murder weapon. Maria yearned to have her memory back as she watched Benjy playing with Ben.