All My Children Transcript Tuesday 8/24/10
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Ryan: What are you doing? Did you follow me here?
Madison: I was concerned.
Ryan: Ok, you got to go. I don't want you involved in this.
Madison: Ryan --
Ryan: Now, Madison. Look, if you get caught here, you could ruin everything.
Marissa: Because you have to know something.
J.R.: I know everything that I need to.
Marissa: I slept with Scott. I tried to keep it a secret, but I just couldn't. All these lies, J.R., all these lies! I had to tell you or I was gonna explode or something. Look, it wasn't planned, ok? I had just been here and I had seen you through the window, and you and Annie were so close, and the way that you were looking at her. I'm not blaming you. I'm just -- I'm just trying -- I thought that you guys were about to make love, and I was so devastated. So I went home to pack my bags, and Scott was there. And I just told him what I saw -- what I thought I saw. It wasn't revenge, it was just -- you know, we were both hurting and confused, and we just turned to the only other person that was there, J.R. God, I wanted to tell you so many times, and I almost did, but it just wasn't until now. Here I just -- I just had to. Oh, God, please say something, J.R.
Annie: Ohh, I can't believe you did all this! What am I saying? Of course, I can believe you did all this.
Scott: The justice of the peace will be here any minute. I cannot wait to marry you.
Annie: Neither can I -- marry you, I mean, not me. Are you kidding? I would divorce me in, like, two seconds. But don't get any ideas.
Scott: I hate to break it to you, but as soon as we're pronounced husband and wife, that's it. You're not getting rid of me.
Scott: Oh, yeah. That's a promise.
Ryan: Look, I'm sorry that I went off on you like that, ok? I'm a little bit stressed with the whole Hayward thing. I'm a little bit on edge. The mechanic that Hayward paid off to mess with Erica's plane --
Madison: The one who will lie that Greenlee caused the plane crash?
Ryan: He's on his way here.
Madison: Right now, to meet with you?
Ryan: He thinks he's meeting with Hayward. And if he comes here, you have to hide, ok?
Madison: Done. Ok. Well, what's your plan?
Ryan: The plan is I'm just gonna put pressure on him, I'm gonna make him crack, I'm gonna make him admit that Hayward is the guilty one and not Greenlee.
Ryan: What? What is it? What's wrong?
Madison: Nothing. Just -- well, do you know anything about this man?
Madison: What if he's some kind of a lunatic or worse? I mean, he crashed a plane. I'm surprised that Greenlee's ok with you putting yourself on the line like this.
Ryan: Greenlee is the one that's in trouble here, not me, ok? She's risking everything playing this game with Hayward, and if he finds out about it -- if he even remotely suspects it, I don't want to think about what that guy would do to her.
David: It's been a long time.
Greenlee: It's kind of like riding a bike, though, isn't it?
David: Is it? I mean, did you feel anything like before?
Greenlee: I'm trying, David.
David: I know. And I'm not expecting you to let go overnight. So I promise: No pushing, no pressure.
Greenlee: Thank you.
David: I do so want to be close to you again, Greenlee, more than I can say. That's only gonna happen if you feel comfortable. So this is me waiting, something I'm not very good at normally. But for you, I can do pretty much anything.
[Scott and Annie laugh]
Scott: I want to get this right, Annie. I know this isn't your first wedding --
Annie: Well, it is my last, because you have finally given us everything we've been searching for: A real, stable, loving family.
Scott: I've been looking for one of those myself.
Annie: I've made so many mistakes in my life, Scott, dragging Emma along for the ride. I mean, people like me -- we don't get this. We don't get happy endings.
Scott: Yeah, but, Annie, everybody makes mistakes, ok? Even me.
Annie: No. Impossible. You're one of the good guys, remember? I could even get your dad's "Good Guys" hat to prove it.
Scott: I am just saying that I know how easy it is to get thrown off track, ok, because you're scared or you're hurt or you're confused. And it takes, what, like a second to make a bad decision, but we have a lifetime to make the right ones, starting today. And you and Emma will never have to be alone again.
J.R.: I can't believe this. I can't believe that you would do this.
Marissa: I know. I -- I wouldn't have believed it, either, but I did. God, if I could go back to that moment when I looked through the window, I would've done everything differently. When we realized the mistake that we made, that you and Annie -- nothing happened. I mean, I hated myself for it. But I can't go back, J.R. I mean, none of us can, right? All I can do is say I'm so sorry for all of us, but especially for A.J.
J.R.: You slept with Scott?
Marissa: I know. I know it doesn't make it any better, but I hate myself for it.
J.R.: No. It's not your fault.
Marissa: How can you say that?
J.R.: He's been waiting for this, hasn't he?
Marissa: No, no. Scott didn't plan it any more than I did.
J.R.: Oh, the hell he didn't! You know how many times I've heard, "Why can't you be more like your cousin? Why can't you be more like Scott?" He couldn't stand the fact that I had Annie first. He felt entitled to her, like she belonged to him. I didn't want her! Ok? I didn't. But he wanted to get back at me, so he used you to do it.
Marissa: No, that is not what --
J.R.: Don't you protect him!
Marissa: I'm not!
J.R.: He used you when you were vulnerable, and he's not gonna get away with it.
Marissa: You need to calm down.
J.R.: You know what I need to do? I need to find Scott.
Marissa: Then what?
J.R.: I'm gonna kill him.
Marissa: No, no, you are not leaving this house, not while you are so out of control. J.R., this is the most honest that we've been with each other in a really long time. Let's not stop now.
J.R.: You need to get out of my way.
Marissa: I know that you want to blame Scott. Ok? It would be a lot easier on me, too, but I can't because I'm the one who jumped to conclusions. I saw you with Annie and I misjudged everything.
J.R.: It didn't seem like Scott was trying to talk you out of it.
Marissa: No, but I was so convinced. I mean, I thought that my life was over, that I had lost you and A.J. It was just too much, so I turned to Scott.
J.R.: No, no, he took advantage of you.
Marissa: Are you listening to me? I turned to Scott, ok, because in that moment, I wanted him. I needed him. So if you're gonna blow up at someone, damn it, blow up at me!
J.R.: How could I be angry? I'm the one who cheated first, right? That's how this whole thing started. But when I told you that I slept with Annie in D.C., it was only that one time, and I wasn't lying.
Marissa: I believe you.
J.R.: I mean, Annie and I -- it doesn't even matter anymore, you know, because I was 100% committed to this! I was 100% committed to making this work!
Marissa: But it's not working. Not for you, and definitely not for me. Otherwise, I never could've done what I did.
J.R.: I needed you to be something for me.
Marissa: You needed me to be the perfect wife and mother, and I'm not. I never was.
J.R.: No, don't say that. You were that.
Marissa: I never asked to be put on a pedestal, J.R. I'm human. I'm just like everyone else.
J.R.: You're not like everyone else because you're my wife.
Marissa: Oh, God, I don't know. Maybe we just don't know each other as well as we thought.
J.R.: I just thought if -- if I worked hard enough, if I fought hard enough, I could be the husband you deserve.
Marissa: I know, but that's part of the problem, right? I mean, all this trying and struggling and fighting to hang on. God, I don't know about you, J.R., but I am tired.
J.R.: So that's it? Just walk away?
Marissa: Face the truth: You don't love me.
J.R.: No, that's not true. You know that.
Marissa: Ok, well, maybe you just don't love me enough. I felt it for a long time, J.R., ever since Annie. And every time I see the two of you together, it just -- it feels like a knife in my heart. And I just keep thinking that it's gonna get better, but it doesn't. We've been over since then. It just took this happening to finally realize it.
J.R.: "This"? Scott sleeping with my wife?
J.R.: No, you know what? I can't be here with you.
Annie: Hi! Oh, my beautiful princess!
Emma: This is pretty.
Annie: I know. Isn't it? Scott was right. This is so much better than getting married at home, huh? Hey. Oh, Emma, I am so happy that you're here. And I know I said this before, but I really mean it from the bottom of my heart. This is the start of something special for us. We're gonna be a real family now: You, me, and Scott. Ok? So you're ok with all this? You're happy about everything? Ok.
Emma: Who's gonna take pictures?
Anya: Oh, I can do that.
Annie: Oh, you know what, Anya? I didn't even bring a camera.
Scott: You know what? Use my phone.
Annie: Oh. Great! You want to take pictures with Mommy?
Annie: Ok! Ok, ready? Hold my bouquet. Yes! Smile!
Emma: You, too, Scott.
Scott: Yeah? You sure? It's not a girls-only thing or something?
Annie: Not anymore. Ok. Ha ha ha ha!
Justice: Shall we begin?
Scott: Ready if you are.
Annie: Let's do it.
J.R.: We only took one car. Let me give you a ride.
Marissa: No. I'll get my own way home. [Cries after J.R. leaves]
Marissa: Krystal, I need you! It's J.R.! It's over!
David: What happened?
David: Yes. Tell me what's going on.
Marissa: No, I didn't mean to --
David: Where are you?
Marissa: Oh, God. I'm at Uncle Palmer's beach cottage. But please don't --
David: All right, stay right there. I'm on my way.
David: Stay put. You hear me? I'm coming now.
Greenlee: Who was that?
David: I have to go.
Madison: You don't have to tell me how dangerous David is. I had firsthand experience.
Ryan: Yes. Yes, it's because of what he's done to you, because of what he's done to so many women that I got to do this.
Madison: Ok, but he's not the only threat here, Ryan. You are barely out of the hospital.
Ryan: I know. I know.
Madison: Do you? Do you? An aneurysm is not a joke, Ryan. I just don't want you getting so caught up in all this Greenlee drama that you put your own health at risk.
Ryan: It's not --
Madison: Ok, sorry. "Drama" was probably the wrong word. I know that what's happening to Greenlee is very real.
Ryan: That's not what I was gonna say. Look, I told you about my childhood, right, about growing up with an abusive father? So when I see a situation like this, when I see somebody getting hurt like this, I can't help it.
Madison: Yeah. You have to step in. I know. It's how I met you. I was lost, was terrified and completely alone. If it hadn't been for you and Erica -- I'm an idiot.
Ryan: What? Why?
Madison: Well, going off on you. And for what? I mean, this? All of this? Who am I kidding? This is why I love you. I don't suppose you were wearing earmuffs just now?
Ryan: Uh-uh. Sorry.
Madison: You probably can't tell because I look so calm on the outside, but in my mind I'm screaming, "Kill me now."
Ryan: Madison, it's ok.
Madison: Worst timing in the world. I didn't mean to say that, the "L" word. But I did, so I guess that's out there, and I love you. Oh, my God, I said it again. But I do, Ryan, for your compassion and your conviction. You are an honest to goodness hero.
Ryan: Ok, let's not go overboard.
Madison: I'm not, though. That's the crazy part. Don't worry. I'm -- we are not gonna have one of those awkward moments where I just stand here holding my breath, waiting for you to say it back. Seriously, I don't expect anything from you.
Ryan: I appreciate you saying that, really, except there is something that I really would like to get off my chest. That is that I'm done looking back.
Ryan: Yes. Really. The future is all there is.
Madison: And this future you speak of, any idea what it looks like?
Ryan: Hmm. Nope. No idea, except that I'm pretty sure it's got a whole lot of this.
[Knock on door]
Ryan: It's open.
J.R.: Scott?! Oh, hey, bud.
A.J.: No one's home except for me and Lucretia.
J.R.: Wedding over already?
A.J.: I don't know. Maybe.
J.R.: "Maybe"? I thought it was gonna be here.
A.J.: Emma said they moved it to the park.
Justice: Today we have re-gathered here in this place of natural beauty in celebration of Annie and Scott. By their commitment to marry each other, they are saying yes to love, to faithfulness, to family.
Scott: Yeah? Ok. Here goes nothing. Annie --
Annie: Can you hold on one second?
Scott: Yeah. Of course.
Annie: Just hold that thought, ok? Hey, sweetheart, come here. Tell me the truth. Is this not what you want? Because you seem sad, and you know Scott and I would never want to do something that would make you sad.
Emma: I wanted to be flower girl, but I don't have any flowers.
Annie: Oh. Oh! Ha! Well, I know how to fix that. You know what? I saw some beautiful flowers over there before. How about I pick you some, ok? Five minutes? Our flower girl needs a bouquet.
Scott: Take all the time you need.
Annie: I'll be right back. Can you hold this for Mommy? Ok. I'll be back.
[Knock on door]
Marissa: I didn't mean to call you.
David: Some things happen for a reason. Tell me what happened.
Marissa: No. Listen, I don't need you here right now, ok? This is hard enough.
David: You said something about J.R. Did he do something to you? Because, I swear, if he hurt --
Marissa: Ok, this is exactly why I didn't want you here. Please, just go. I will call a cab.
David: I am not gonna leave you alone right now.
Marissa: I'll be fine!
David: You're not fine, Marissa. Let your father take you home.
David: All right, I tell you what. We either go home right now or we stay here all day. The choice is yours.
Marissa: Fine. But no talking and no questions, because I can't -- I can't --
David: Whatever happened, I am sorry --
Marissa: Don't touch me.
J.R.: Annie? Are you and Scott --
Annie: No. Not yet. I came to pick flowers for Emma. Everybody's waiting for me! What are you doing here?!
J.R.: It's not what you think.
Annie: You know how much this means to me. I am finally, finally getting everything I've ever wanted. And you show up in the middle of my wedding?
J.R.: I'm not trying to hurt you.
Annie: I'm not doing this.
J.R.: Look at me. Look me in the eye. Tell me right here, right now, what you're feeling. Because if you're feeling what I am, it's not too late. Don't do it, Annie. Don't marry Scott.
Marissa: I'm sorry.
David: You don't have to apologize.
Marissa: It's just you're kind of the last thing I need right now. This is hard enough.
David: What is? Marissa, you can talk to me.
Marissa: No, I have been talking to you, David. Talking to you is part of the reason why I'm here. I was desperate, and I made some terrible choices, starting with coming to you for help. But -- I'm sorry. This isn't your fault. I'm not saying --
David: You're not saying much of anything, sweetheart.
Marissa: Because you weren't supposed -- listen, I tried calling Krystal for a reason. The last thing I need right now is to fight with you.
David: That is the last thing I want right now.
Marissa: Ok, then let's just go home. Thank you for offering to drive.
David: I want to offer so much more.
Marissa: You can't.
David: Says who?
Marissa: Me. I say.
David: I missed out on so much of your life, haven't I? I never got a chance to wipe away your tears, scare monsters from under your bed.
Marissa: If you're looking for a second chance --
David: I was. There's no point, is there? It's too late.
Ryan: You are the last person that should be here right now, Greenlee.
Greenlee: I had to come. David got some cryptic phone call and rushed out without telling me who it was. I was afraid he'd found out what you were doing, so I thought I could intercept him while you were meeting with the mechanic. But where is he? Did he show? Is he here?
Ryan: No, not yet. It's ok. You can come out. It's only Greenlee.
Greenlee: Hi, Madison. You brought backup or --
Madison: No. I crashed the party uninvited, actually.
Ryan: Yeah, she did. She did, which seems to be a little bit of a theme right now.
Madison: You know what? I should go anyway. But I'll see you later?
Ryan: Yes, yes.
Madison: Please be careful?
Ryan: I will. I will. Hey. Thank you for -- I mean, just thank you.
Ryan: Ok. You ok?
Greenlee: Yeah. Great. You and Madison seem to be doing well.
Ryan: Yeah. Yeah, we are.
Greenlee: Hanging out a lot. I mean, every time I see you -- whoop! There she is! Ha ha!
Ryan: Greenlee --
Greenlee: What? What? Too nosy?
Ryan: No, no.
Greenlee: I just have one more question, then I'm done.
Ryan: Ok. Go ahead.
Greenlee: This thing with you and Madison, is it for real?
Ryan: I -- I think what Madison and I have is starting to get very real.
Greenlee: Why do you sound so surprised?
Ryan: Well, no, I'm not surprised. I just haven't sort of thought of it like that. You know, things have been kind of crazy and -- but like you said, she's always there -- in a good way. She's always there in a great way. She stuck by me when a lot of women wouldn't have. I'm very lucky.
Greenlee: So is she.
Ryan: Are we -- are we cool where we can talk about this?
Greenlee: Ha ha! If we got through me marrying David Hayward, I think we can get through this. Don't you?
Ryan: Yeah, I think the odds are probably in our favor.
Greenlee: Mm-hmm. It had to be hard.
Greenlee: Having to stand and watch while I made the biggest mistake of my life. But now I'm finally gonna make it right, thanks to you. I'm so grateful, Ryan.
Ryan: You don't have to thank me. You're my friend, and you always will be. And above everything else, I just -- I just want you to be happy.
Greenlee: And I want the same for you. And we're on our way, right? I mean, you with Madison, and me as far away from David as humanly possible.
Ryan: We have a little bit of work to do on that front.
Greenlee: No, I do. I have work to do. You should get out of this. You should go, live your life.
Ryan: Hey, I'm gonna say this one more time, ok? I will do whatever I have to do for as long as I have to do it to make sure that you are out of this marriage, ok? You can count on me.
Greenlee: I know I can. I'd thank you, but you told me not to, so -- ok, I should get going before this mechanic shows up.
Ryan: If he shows up. I'm gonna text him.
Greenlee: Hey, I know Madison already said it, but it doesn't hurt to hear again.
Ryan: I'll be careful.
Greenlee: Good. He was here, the mechanic.
Ryan: What do you mean, was?
Greenlee: I went into the hall. I saw a man, and he saw me come out, and he ran.
Ryan: Damn it.
Madison: I can do this. I can do this, as long as I don't poison anybody. Huh.
Marissa: You didn't have to walk me to the door.
David: I thought I'd stick around while you check on A.J. Ok, you know, if you'd like, I could arrange for a room over at the club.
Marissa: Listen, I know you're trying to help, I really do, and I appreciate it. But right now, I just have to figure this out on my own.
Marissa: You really want to make things better for me?
David: You know I do.
Marissa: Then please leave. Because I just -- I have to think, and to do that, I need everything toxic out of my life: You and J.R.
David: Is that how you really feel about me?
Marissa: Oh, God, I don't know how I feel about anything right now, David. That is part of the problem.
David: Well, I guess I'm a big part of the problem, too.
Ryan: He's gone.
Greenlee: Are you ok?
Ryan: Yeah, I'm fine. I'm fine. By the time I got to him, he was in his car. I got the license plate number. I'm gonna write it down.
Greenlee: This is all my fault. Our one chance to nail David, and I blew it.
Ryan: We're gonna have another chance. Don't worry.
Greenlee: How, Ryan? He saw me. And if he saw you, he's gonna call David and tell him we were together. If anything happens to you --
Ryan: Just take it easy, ok? He didn't see me. He didn't see me, ok? He didn't. First of all, he didn't see me. Second of all, I don't even know if this plan would've worked. I have no idea. So don't get all doomsday on me, ok, because you didn't ruin anything. We don't know.
Greenlee: I just wanted this to be over.
Ryan: It will be over. We just need a little bit more time, that's all. Ok? Hey. Can you handle this?
Ryan: If you can't, it's ok.
Greenlee: No, I'm gonna keep pretending with David. I've gotten this far, right? What's a little longer?
Ryan: Are you sure?
Greenlee: Yeah. I should get going. And I'll let you know if the mechanic makes contact with him.
Ryan: Hey. It's my turn now. Be careful.
Emma: You make Mommy happy. I can tell.
Scott: Yeah? I hope so. You know what I also hope? I hope that I make you happy, too.
Emma: Well, I'm happy right now.
Scott: Then I guess we're off to a pretty good start, aren't we?
Emma: [Whispering] Hey, I need to go potty.
Anya: Right now? Well, we can't leave now. The ceremony's about to start.
Emma: [Normal voice] But I have to go.
Scott: Oh. Oh, you know what? It's ok. We're in no rush. You, your mom, and me -- we got all the time in the world.
Annie: I don't understand. Are you trying to torture me?
Annie: Are you trying to make me feel insecure at a time when I've never been more confident in my life?
J.R.: That's not what I'm trying to do.
Annie: We promised to leave each other alone, so you could rebuild your life with Marissa, and I could begin my life with Scott. Remember?
J.R.: Yes. Yes, but things changed.
Annie: What things?
J.R.: Marissa and I are done.
Annie: What? When?
J.R.: Just now.
Annie: I don't -- why? No, you don't get to do that. You don't get to say something like that and then not explain yourself.
J.R.: I don't want to make any more mistakes, ok? We've already made enough.
Annie: Yes, like sleeping together in the first place.
J.R.: No -- I mean yes -- at the time! But if we hadn't done that, I would've never figured it out.
Annie: Figured what out?
J.R.: We're with the wrong people, Annie. We spent all this time fighting this pull, wondering what the hell's wrong with us.
J.R.: So the answer's nothing. I don't belong with Marissa, and you don't belong with Scott. You belong with me.
Ryan: Hey. Wow! Wow. What a welcome.
Madison: I was worried. I'm so glad you're ok. I was so worried that I tried to distract myself with cooking. Oh. Sorry.
Ryan: You -- wow. You look --
Madison: A hot mess? Yeah, I know. Just wait till you see "dinner." I'm a work of art in comparison.
Ryan: No, no. Actually, I was gonna say you look sexy.
Ryan: I'm not lying, I'm serious. The flour on the apron, the whole deal -- it's really working for you.
Madison: You have no idea what you're signing up for here.
Ryan: I think I do.
Greenlee: Everything ok? You ran out of here before like the moon was on fire.
David: Marissa was having a crisis.
Greenlee: Oh. Is she all right?
David: No. All I wanted to do was be there for her, help her. Turns out all I'm good for is a ride.
Greenlee: I'm sorry.
David: Ahh. You know, sometimes, huh, it feels like I have absolutely no one. [Sighs]
Greenlee: You have me.
A.J.: But you just got back.
Marissa: I know. But I think that it's best for everyone right now if I stay at your nana's for a while. I love you, A.J., so much. And no matter what, no matter where I am, I will always be there for you, even if I'm not in this house. Do you understand? I will always be your mom.
Annie: Are you really that terrified of being alone? Come on, J.R., look at the timing. You and Marissa decide to call it quits, so you come running after me? Just because the two of you could not make things work does not mean that I should walk away from Scott.
J.R.: I know that this seems crazy.
Annie: "Seems crazy"? I'm about to get married! And I am in the middle of putting together a bouquet for my daughter. So if you'll excuse me --
J.R.: You don't know everything, Annie.
Annie: Ok, J.R. So then tell me. What don't I know?
J.R.: I don't want to hurt you. You've been through so much already.
Annie: Ok, you are officially starting to freak me out.
J.R.: Scott's not the man you think he is.
Annie: What does that mean? Just say it, J.R. What don't I know about Scott?
Scott: If you're gonna hear this, you're gonna hear it from me. I did the one thing that I thought I would never do. I was with somebody else, Annie.
Annie: You slept with someone?
J.R.: Not just "someone."
Annie: No. Not -- you and Marissa?
Scott: I am so sorry.
Annie: Is this some kind of a joke?
Scott: The night Marissa saw you two at the beach house, she came home and --
Annie: You son of a bitch.
Scott: Annie, just -- ohh!
[J.R. punches Scott to the ground]
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