All My Children Transcript Tuesday 7/20/10
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Colby: [Gasps] J.R.? I don't believe this. When will it stop, Annie? When will it finally be enough? After you have wrecked my entire family?
J.R.: Colby, wait.
Colby: Seriously, how do you live with yourself? How do you look at yourself in the mirror without getting sick?!
J.R.: All right, Colby, you want to blame someone? Don't look at Annie, you look at me. This is my fault. It's all mine.
[Answering machine beeps]
Greenlee's voice: Hey, it's me. I blew off too much work, so I'm making up for it now. I'll be back as soon as I can. See you soon.
Ryan: Hey, do you think that guy even knows that we're gone?
Madison: He's probably still talking.
Ryan: Ha ha ha!
Madison: If I had to sit through one more of that guy's jokes --
Ryan: They were so bad. Ok, you ready? "A nurse walks into a doctor's office and she says -- "
Madison: "Hey, Doc, the invisible man is here. And the doctor says -- "
Ryan: "Please tell him I can't see him."
Ryan: It's so bad.
Ryan: It's really bad.
Madison: I never knew conventions could be so fun.
Ryan: Well, they are if you're with the right people.
Madison: I should probably get back to my room now. We have an early day tomorrow.
Ryan: Well, no. No, no, no. I think that you should stay because, you know, the night's still sort of young.
Madison: Sort of.
Ryan: Yes. We could raid the minibar and order a movie and just hang out.
Madison: I could live with that.
Ryan: Yeah? Ok. I'll get the ice, you choose the poison.
Greenlee: Hey. Me again.
Ryan: I thought you'd be home by now.
Greenlee: I told you I was here for the convention -- ugh. Boring.
Ryan: And I told you that I didn't believe that.
Greenlee: Ahem. I am sorry that I was in your room before. It's been kind of a crazy time.
Ryan: It's ok. You don't have to explain. I get it.
Greenlee: Do you? Ok, then. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Ohh --
Colby: Why so quiet, Annie? J.R. just threw himself under the bus for you. Am I supposed to believe this pitiful innocent act?
J.R.: That's enough, Colby. Can you give us a few minutes?
[Annie walks out]
J.R.: I know that you're upset.
Colby: Why did you do it?
J.R.: What you saw with Annie and me was just --
Colby: What is your excuse?
J.R.: Please don't take this so personally.
Colby: You are so selfish. You don't get it. Dad is gone. And my mother -- she treats me like I am 12 years old. And Damon -- he is acting all weird and sketchy. And then Scott. Well, Scott is so involved with his whole Annie world, he has no idea what is going on around him. But I guess that doesn't matter now, thanks to you!
J.R.: Colby, nothing's gonna change.
Colby: I need you, J.R. I need to know and I need to believe that a marriage can last, that real love is real, because it doesn't come around that often. You and Marissa, you were my proof that one day I would have a husband, and I'd have a beautiful little girl or boy, and they would grow up never having to worry if their parents were gonna divorce.
J.R.: You listen to me. I love Marissa. This marriage will last. She and A.J. and you -- you are my family. You will always come first.
Colby: Then help me understand this Annie thing. If that kiss was a set up for Scott to walk in on so he would kick Annie out of the house, I get it. I get it. I think it's stupid, but I get it. It was real, wasn't it? You were gonna sleep with Annie again because you wanted to.
Scott: What's wrong, sweetie?
Emma: I want my daddy.
Scott: Oh, honey. Well, you know your daddy's in New York right now. But your mommy's here, so come on. Let's go upstairs and we'll --
Scott: Emma, come here.
Emma: They're fighting upstairs.
Scott: Who's fighting?
Emma: J.R. and Colby and Mommy. Colby was crying. Will you find my daddy for me? Please?
Scott: Can I tell you something first? Hmm? You know how sometimes when you get mad at your friends?
Emma: Like when A.J. hid my doll?
Scott: Yes, exactly. Well, grownups, they get mad, too. They get loud and they say things that they don't mean. But at the end of the day, we're all friends again, just like you and A.J.
Scott: Absolutely. Just because we fight, it doesn't mean we don't love each other. Hmm? And I can tell you agree with me because you almost -- yeah, you smiled that time. Yeah, that's better. That's better. Come here. Come here, come here. Ok. Now, I promise you everything's gonna be ok. Ok?
Annie: Hey. What have you guys been up to?
Emma: I got scared when you and J.R. made Colby cry.
Frankie: Tell me you're having a better time than I am.
Madison: Oh, let me see -- five-star hotel, Central Park right outside my window, champagne about to be on ice.
Frankie: You win. Best I got is sewing up a drunk who sliced his thumb on a beer can.
Frankie: Yeah. Well, I just wanted to let you know I probably won't be home when you get there. I managed to snag an extra shift.
Madison: I have a key. Does that mean that David's eased up on you?
Frankie: No. It means I got to bank these hours before he fires me.
Madison: Oh, David should be fired for giving you such a hard time.
Frankie: Yeah, well, you can't fire the owner. Anyway, tell me about it. New York is --
Madison: Great. Better than I could've hoped for.
Frankie: We are talking about the city, right?
Madison: That, too. Oh, here's one for the scrapbooks. Speaking of bosses, guess who Ryan and I ran into.
Frankie: The wicked witch of the east?
Frankie: Wow. That's pretty random on the busy streets of Manhattan.
Madison: Actually, she was in Ryan's room.
Frankie: His hotel room?
Madison: Yeah. Well, you know, I mean, we're all at the same convention.
Frankie: Hmm. That's right. That explains it.
Madison: No, really. I mean, she just stopped by. It wasn't a big deal at all.
Frankie: If you say so.
Madison: Are you saying that it is a big deal?
Frankie: I'm not saying anything.
Madison: I know you're not saying it, but you're thinking it.
Frankie: Oh. So you're a mind reader now?
Madison: Look, Ryan got rid of her, and we've been together ever since. End of story.
Frankie: Ok. Message received. Tell Ryan I said hello.
Madison: I will.
Greenlee: I forgot I had that with me. My dad gave it to me before he left town with Erica.
Ryan: And he gave it to you because --
Greenlee: Probably some last desperate attempt to get me away from David.
Ryan: Oh. And why would a picture of you and me together make a difference?
Greenlee: He said he wanted me to see how happy I was before David came into my life. Want it?
Ryan: No. You keep it. But your dad's right. You do. You look very happy. What about now? You happy now?
Frankie: All right. Bye.
David: Was that a personal call, Dr. Hubbard?
Frankie: I'm pulling an extra shift tonight, so I needed to make some arrangements at home.
David: You don't seem to take your job very seriously, do you? Was that the old Hubbard attitude I detect?
Frankie: Look, I'm just trying to do my job.
David: Right. You must be really proud of your wife -- pulling herself out of that gutter like that, changing her life.
Frankie: Yes, I'm very proud of my wife, thank you.
David: Of course, you are. But then again, things could always change rather abruptly, can't they? You could lose your job, Randi could lose hers. And I'm sure she could always go back to her old line of work, help pay those bills. What's the matter, Doctor? Did I say something to offend you? You look like you want to hit me right now. Well, go ahead. Take your best shot. It'll make it easier for me.
Frankie: David, one of these days you and I are going to, uh, work some things out. But for right now, I have work to do. Oh, and while we're on the subject of wives, I think you should fly to New York and spend some time with yours. And if you're looking for her, I'd check Ryan's hotel room.
Greenlee: Am I happy? I'm with a man who adores me, who has stood by me, who literally saved my life. How can I not be grateful for that? And happy to be alive. What about you, Ryan? You happy? Hi. I, uh, just got back from a conference. What a snore, huh? Turns out it was a mistake for me to come here at all. I don't know what I was expecting to get out of all of it. Anyway, I guess I'll just see you guys at home.
Annie: Oh, I am so sorry that you got scared, sweetheart. It was just a silly misunderstanding.
Scott: So it turned out to be no big deal -- the misunderstanding?
Annie: Something like that.
Scott: But Colby was crying?
Annie: She's a teenager. Heh. It doesn't take much. It was just a silly female thing between us.
Scott: Oh. And J.R. was just an innocent bystander?
Annie: Things just got tense between all of us. You didn't hear what Colby and J.R. were saying, did you?
Emma: I just heard yelling and I ran downstairs. And something else is bad.
Emma: I still can't find my Cinderella dress from Greenlee.
Annie: Oh, sweetie, I'm sorry, but I'm sure it'll show up.
Emma: I think I left it in the park.
Annie: Ok. Well, then I have an idea. Why don't we go look for it tomorrow? Does that sound like a plan?
Annie: Ok. I'm sorry, Emma, that you heard people arguing, but sometimes grownups -- they yell like little kids do.
Emma: That's what Scott said.
Annie: Oh. Did he?
Emma: He said families fight sometimes, but they still love each other.
Annie: Well, Scott is a very, very smart man, and nice, too. That's why we like him so much.
J.R.: I love Marissa. I love this family. This thing with Annie is just --
Colby: I get it, J.R. I'm not an infant. I understand when two people are hot for one another.
Colby: But you know if Annie is in this house, you know it's not gonna stop.
J.R.: Annie is in this house because Scott put her here.
Colby: Well, maybe Scott needs to know the truth. Yes, maybe we should all just start telling the truth. I'll go first. Come on. Let's go find Scott!
J.R.: Colby, come on. Wait.
Annie: That was very sweet, what you said to Emma.
Scott: She's a great kid.
Annie: A great kid who doesn't deserve all this garbage in her life. It's ok. You can say it.
Scott: I wasn't going to.
Annie: I really try to be a good mom, Scott. I really do, but I know I bring so much of this stuff onto myself, but I honestly really just want things to be normal.
Scott: Annie, you don't have to justify yourself to me or anybody else in this family.
Annie: I know. I think I just get confused sometimes. But you really are. You're so great with Emma. Thank you.
Scott: For what?
Annie: For looking past all my stuff and loving me anyway.
Scott: It's not hard to do.
Annie: I really, really, really want this to work. I really want us to work.
Scott: I know you do.
Annie: I want to be the woman that you deserve, the woman that makes you proud, because you really are everything that I want. You do know that, right?
Scott: Where is all this coming from? Did something happen upstairs?
Annie: No. No. I think I'm just -- I think I'm just upset about Emma.
Scott: Yeah. Well, you look after your daughter, and you let me handle everything else.
J.R.: What, exactly, do you think is gonna happen if you tell Scott about Annie and me? You think he's just gonna throw her out? Come on, Colby, you know better than that. He'll be out for blood. He'll tell Marissa, she'll probably leave me. A.J. will lose a mother again. Now, think about that for a second. And then Scott's next step? Declare war on me and the company that Dad spent a lifetime building. No. No one will come out of this happy.
Colby: I hate this.
J.R.: You know what's strange? They say when a person faces death, that they get a new motor, a new sense of purpose, makes him appreciate life more.
Colby: Does it?
J.R.: It does. But they don't tell you about the other part, how it messes with your mind. It's like I get this incredible appetite for life, and I just want to breathe everything in like it's my last day. But I promise you --
Colby: No, please. J.R., please do not promise something that you don't mean.
J.R.: I promise you that things will be different.
Colby: You'll do better. You say that all the time -- "I'll do better. I'm gonna change." But then why do you still keep on pulling the same stuff?
Scott: Damn good question.
David: You seem to pride yourself so much on how hard you work, and yet you have time to spy on Greenlee?
Frankie: Did what I tell you piss you off, David?
David: No. You see, my main concern is running this hospital. And with all your extracurricular activities, you can't possibly be giving the attention to our patients that they need.
Frankie: I give 110% to each.
David: Which is why I'm removing you from that extra shift you signed on for.
Frankie: Wow. You would leave a hospital short-staffed so you can, what, feel powerful? Get revenge? Is that the kind of man you are, David?
David: Go home, Dr. Hubbard. Your shift ends now.
Frankie: I'll take that as a yes.
Ryan: I'm sorry about that.
Madison: That's ok.
Ryan: Greenlee was just --
Madison: I don't want to talk about Greenlee.
[Answering machine beeps]
Greenlee's voice: Hey, it's me. I blew off too much work, so I'm making up for it now. I'll be back as soon as I can. See you soon.
David: Hi. I just got your message.
Greenlee: Yeah, sorry about that. It's been a monster of a day.
David: I called your office. They said you weren't there.
Greenlee: Oh, Bianca wanted to spend some more time with her kids, so I offered to go to this advertising conference in Manhattan. I didn't realize I'd be gone so long.
David: I missed you.
Greenlee: I should've called.
David: Well, you're here now. You hungry? Can I get you something to eat?
Greenlee: No, no, no. I'm good.
David: Maybe we can go out?
Greenlee: Oh, that's sweet, David, but, really, I'm exhausted.
David: So how was it? The conference?
Greenlee: Boring. Huh. A total waste of time really.
David: But you felt you had to go?
Greenlee: You know how it is, David. It's all part of being the boss.
David: Right. So was there anyone there that you knew?
Greenlee: What's with all the questions?
David: I'm just curious.
Greenlee: About one of my business meetings?
David: Yeah. Well, you seem a bit off.
Greenlee: Maybe because I came back with this humongous headache.
David: Why? Did someone there give you a hard time?
Greenlee: No, no. Nothing like that. It was the usual crowd, nobody important. But this headache just won't go away.
Ryan: Ha! Ha ha!
[Ryan and Madison fall into bed together]
Randi: Hey, babe, it's me. It's super early over here in Italy, but I didn't know if I was gonna get another chance to call you. So --
Frankie: Oh, hey, baby. It's so good to hear your voice.
Randi: Oh, yours, too. Babe, everything is going so great over here.
Frankie: What was that?
Randi: Oh, no, I was just saying that things are going really well over in Italy, and I miss you. It's great to hear your voice. I wish you were here.
Frankie: Oh, that's good. That's real good.
Randi: And you? What's new?
Frankie: Same old same old: More David drama.
Randi: What, babe? I can't hear you. What about David?
Frankie: I said, "more David drama." Listen, let me call you back. We have a bad connection.
Randi: I can't, babe. I've got to go. I've got people waiting for me downstairs.
Frankie: I'm missing you.
Randi: Oh, me, too. But, babe, I'm really worried about your job.
Frankie: Oh, don't. It's fine, I'm fine.
Frankie: I said, "I'm fine."
Randi: Babe, I can't hear you. I got to go.
Randi: I'm sorry. I love you. Bye.
Frankie: I love you, too.
Scott: Emma heard the three of you fighting, and it scared the hell out of her.
Colby: Sorry. We didn't --
Scott: I'm guessing it had something to do with the two of you ganging up on Annie again?
Colby: No, Scott, that is not what happened.
Scott: Why don't you tell me what did happen?
J.R.: It started because I was upset. I was upset that Caleb wouldn't sell Cortlandt to us. Annie said a few things, I lost it. My fault. No excuses.
Scott: So then why were you so upset? Crying?
Colby: It's not that easy -- all of us living in this one house.
Scott: And you're blaming Annie for that?
J.R.: No. She just happens to push the wrong buttons sometimes. I was just talking to Colby about this. It's time we get this family back together, stronger than ever. And you have my word: What happened today won't happen again.
Scott: Your word isn't too reliable.
J.R.: Yeah, I know, Scott. We have our issues, but we all want this family back together and stronger, and I am committed to that. It's all gonna be ok.
Annie: Emma, sweetheart, it's late. Ohh. Why don't we go to bed and look for the dress tomorrow? Hmm?
Emma: I want to talk to Daddy.
Annie: Well, you can talk to me.
Emma: But I want him.
Ryan: No, don't worry. I'll -- stay right there. Stay, stay, stay, stay. Two seconds. Two seconds. Hello?
Annie: Hey, it's me. Sorry to bother you, but Emma wants to talk to you.
Ryan: Really? Is everything ok?
Annie: Yeah. I think she's just a little overtired. I'll put her to bed after you say good night. Ok.
Ryan: Hey, sweetheart. Hi. How's my little girl?
Emma: I lost the Cinderella dress Greenlee got me.
Ryan: Oh. Um, ok. Well, we'll get you another one. All right?
Emma: But I want that dress, Daddy. It's special.
Ryan: Oh. Well, look, I'll see what I can do. Hey, is everything else ok?
Emma: I really miss you.
Ryan: I miss you, too. I do, sweets. I'm gonna see you real soon, ok?
Ryan: Well, not tonight, but really, really soon. I promise. Hey, will you put your mom back on the phone?
Emma: Mm-hmm. For you.
Ryan: Hey. She seems really upset. Is everything ok?
Annie: No, no, she just misses her daddy. We're fine here, and we'll see you when you get back. Ok? Ohh. Hey, you are a very, very lucky little girl. You know that? You have so many people that love you so, so much.
Madison: Ryan? Is everything all right? I know. How can it be when your little girl is upset?
J.R.: No, no, we need to get all the money together if we're gonna act quickly. This is a major move. The Chandlers wanted this for a long time, so we need to keep it quiet. Heh heh heh! Seriously?
J.R.: Well, you know me: I always get what I want.
Ryan: Hey, let me do that, ok? I'm sorry that I ruined, you know, the mood.
Madison: Your little girl needs you, Ryan.
Ryan: What are you doing?
Madison: We're going home.
Ryan: No, no, no.
Madison: Yes, Ryan, you need to go home and kiss your daughter good night.
Ryan: What is it?
Madison: The look on your face when you were talking to Emma. That pure, pure love that I saw, that is what you see in the movies and read about in books. But when it's that real and that close -- wow. I hope I know that someday.
Ryan: You will. I guarantee that you will. In fact, you probably won't even see it coming. It's just gonna sneak up on you, and then bam -- right in your face.
Madison: Let's get you home.
David: Feeling better?
Greenlee: A little. Thanks.
David: I'm concerned about you.
Greenlee: Like I said, it's just been a rough day.
David: Yeah, same here: Trouble at the hospital.
Greenlee: And I haven't been very supportive.
David: But you have been. No matter how hard things get at work -- the incompetency, jealousies, the ridiculous demands -- it helps to know that I get to come home and look at that beautiful face. It makes all the difference in the world to me.
Greenlee: You give me way too much credit.
David: I don't give you nearly enough. Greenlee, you have no idea how important you are to me, how this relationship is different from any other I've ever had.
Greenlee: It means a lot to me, too.
David: I love you.
Greenlee: I'm sorry. I'm just -- my head's really throbbing right now.
David: Are you sure that's all it is?
Colby: How's Emma?
Scott: She's asleep. I just looked in on her.
Colby: I'm really sorry she had to hear all that.
Scott: Yeah. Me, too. That little girl's gone through a lot lately, and so has her mom.
Colby: Look, Scott, I know you and Annie have your --
Scott: Just listen for a minute. I know it's a pretty safe bet that you and Annie will never be friends. I am also not blind to who Annie is, no matter what some people in this house may think.
Colby: I never said anything about her that wasn't true.
Scott: Ok, ok. The point is, is that I see it. I see all of Annie's desperation. I see all of her insecurity. And I see all the hurt and damage done to her by people that she loved and trusted. But I also see a kind, loving person, and that is who I love.
Colby: How did somebody like you come out of this family?
Scott: I hope that's a compliment.
Colby: It is. You're just so forgiving. You forgive J.R. You forgive Annie. You forgive me.
Scott: I think it's something my dad taught me: You look past the obvious if you want to see what's really inside somebody's heart. Everybody makes mistakes. But if you love somebody, if you really love them, you can forgive them for just about anything.
Colby: Even if the person is sometimes a spoiled brat?
Scott: Spoiled brat? Where?
Colby: [Chuckles] You are the best cousin. No, no. Actually, I scratch that. You are the best person in this entire family, which is why I love you. And, yes, I want you to be happy.
Scott: Thank you.
Annie: We need to talk about this.
J.R.: Colby didn't say anything to Scott if that's what you're worried about. I convinced her that it's better off for everyone that way.
Annie: And what about Emma? Is it better off for her? Is this the way her life's gonna be from now on -- listening to people scream at each other?
J.R.: Of course not.
Annie: I will not bring any more pain into my daughter's life. I won't do it.
J.R.: That's the last thing that I want for Emma, or A.J.
Annie: But we keep doing this. We have been so selfish.
J.R.: But this thing that's going on between us, it's just not going away.
Annie: So what do we do?
J.R.: We can stop pretending, make a plan, something that's workable.
Annie: Like what?
J.R.: Like get you a house out of town, and for us.
Annie: So -- so, what? So I can be your mistress?
J.R.: I don't know. Not mistress. More like --
Annie: Like what? You can call it whatever you want. It wouldn't change what I would be. I have a daughter, and she deserves a mother that she respects. And I deserve to be a wife, a Chandler.
J.R.: I'm not marrying you if that's where you're going. You know that, Annie. I will not take another mother away from my son.
Annie: There is so much more at stake here than just you and just me.
J.R.: Yeah, you're right.
Annie: I mean, we're survivors, J.R. We can do this. I mean, you beat cancer.
J.R.: With your help. And you're still standing after everyone tried to knock you down, including me.
Annie: What does that tell you?
J.R.: That we can make this work. You just give me a chance to figure it out.
Annie: No. I got it. I know how to fix this.
Madison: You didn't have to walk me to the door. I know you're anxious to go see Emma.
Ryan: I wanted to walk you to the door. And I wanted to tell you that despite the fact that the ad guy's jokes were horrible and that we spilt the champagne -- and, of course, my ex-wife showed up at the door -- I had a great time -- with you.
Madison: Me, too, with you.
Madison: Oh. Hi.
Madison: I thought you were at work.
Frankie: Well, David canceled my shift, so --
Madison: Oh, what a jerk. I'm sorry.
Frankie: Yeah, he's a jerk. It's not a big deal, though. What are you doing back here?
Madison: Oh, Ryan had to get home to his daughter.
Frankie: Yet you look and feel so happy.
Madison: I am. I mean, in a lot of ways, this trip was kind of a total disaster.
Frankie: I'm sure with Greenlee showing up.
Madison: Yeah, but even with that, Frankie, I think I'm falling for him. I think I'm falling in love.
Greenlee: I know. I know. The ultimate cliché -- "my wife has a headache" -- but I'll make it up to you.
David: As long as you're ok.
Greenlee: I will be. I'm gonna take a shower. Maybe that'll make me feel better.
Ryan: Hey, Greenlee, it's me. Um, look, Emma lost the Cinderella dress that you gave her, and she's really, really upset about it. So I guess I was wondering if you could tell me where you got it, and I would get her another one. So, um, just let me know when you get a chance, ok? I hope you got home safe.
Colby: Uh, Scott loves Annie. Really, really loves her.
J.R.: Is that why you didn't tell him about Annie and me?
Colby: Yes. That, and I'm trying to believe that you are done with her.
J.R.: I am. Nothing's gonna happen between us no matter what we feel.
Colby: "What you feel"? Is there something more than physical going on between you two?
J.R.: I don't know what it is. All right?
Colby: You are really freaking me out, J.R.
J.R.: But I am committed to this family, and I will not let anything or anybody get in the way of that.
[Annie kisses Scott]
Scott: And that was because?
Annie: You are my rock -- the way you are with Emma, the way you are with me. And thanks to you, we finally have a real home now. So many people have tried to get rid of me, but you have stayed strong for us. I love the way you are with my little girl. And I love the way that you make me feel, and I feel like I have everything that I have ever wanted, and I feel like the world needs to know how perfect we are for each other. Let's get married.
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