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As The World Turns Transcript Wednesday 12/2/09

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Katie: Simon.

Simon: Yep?

Katie: You have to leave.

Simon: Oh hi. Yeah, but you, um, you told me I could stay.

Katie: I know, but I changed my mind. You have to go. This just is not going to work.

Simon: Really? It's working for me.

Katie: I mean it.

Simon: All right. The only thing about hotels, Katie -- they have a very nasty habit of looking in to their guests. So, once they find out who I am --

Katie: I can't go to jail, okay? If they know that you're here, I just can't. I can't go to jail. I have a baby.

Simon: Calm, calm, calm down. I'll just tell them that I forced you to let me stay.

Katie: Oh, yeah, right. They're not going to believe that.

Simon: Really? I mean, look at me. I'm a very dangerous-looking criminal.

Katie: Margo will see right through that. I can't get arrested. I need to be here for my little boy because his father isn't.

Simon: Oh. I thought, you know, that he was still around in spirit.

Katie: I will not discuss Brad with you.

Simon: Or me with him, I hope.

Katie: That's not funny.

Simon: Listen, I'm just trying to cheer you up.

Katie: Well, that's not working either, so --

Simon: Okay, then. Then let me know how I can help you.

Katie: You can leave. Now.

Craig: Hmm. So what do you think? Is it a keeper?

Rosanna: It is the most beautiful engagement ring I think I've ever seen.

Craig: Hmm. You know, I have a wedding band that looks just like it.

Rosanna: Do you?

Craig: Mm-hmm.

Rosanna: I can't wait to see it.

Craig: So, then let's not.

Rosanna: What do you mean? Let's not what?

Craig: Wait. Let's get married.

Rosanna: Well, we are, aren't we?

Craig: I know, I know. But I mean right away.

Rosanna: Like -- like when?

Craig: Like today.

Rosanna: Oh, shut up! Be serious!

Craig: I am being serious. Listen, we could just fly off to a tropical island. We could have the ceremony at sunrise, and then we could spend the day in a secluded beachfront bungalow with no phone or internet or TV.

Rosanna: Well, as romantic as that sounds, I really don't want to just run off to the tropics.

Craig: Oh. Too warm for you. Okay, how about Alaska?

Rosanna: No. It's not that. I just don't -- I don't want to run off anywhere. It would seem like we were ashamed of ourselves.

Craig: One or two piña coladas would take care of that.

Rosanna: Come on. I mean, I want to get married here, you know, with our friends and our family.

Craig: I don't have any friends, and the only family you have -- oh, tell me you're not serious.

Rosanna: She's my sister.

Craig: She hates our guts!

Rosanna: She does not hate our guts. She's hurt and upset and feels betrayed and rejected.

Craig: And even for all that, she doesn't hate our guts.

Rosanna: No, she doesn't. And it's not just her.

Craig: Okay. I'm trying to come up with someone, anyone, that would want to share our joy.

Rosanna: Well, come on. There's your sister and Tom and their kids.

Craig: And Carly.

Rosanna: And her kids.

Craig: And her.

Rosanna: Yes, and her, okay? And her. And Carly.

Craig: Rosanna, it's just -- it's just not going to happen.

Rosanna: Not if we don't try.

Craig: We?

Rosanna: Yes, we. You and me. Please? Please do it, do it for me.

Craig: I wish you'd just go for the tropical-island idea.

Carly: You're up early.

Parker: I couldn't sleep. What are you doing today?

Carly: Well, I thought I'd stop by Metro. I haven't been there since I've been back. What about you?

Parker: I was thinking that maybe we could go and get a Christmas tree.

Carly: Isn't it a little bit early for that?

Parker: Well, we always get one after Thanksgiving.

Carly: Yeah, a couple of weeks after, not a few days after.

Parker: I just wanted to celebrate the fact that you're back. I really want to have a great Christmas.

Carly: Parker, if you want to look for a tree today, that's exactly what we'll do.

Parker: Great. I'm going to let Sage and Dad know.

Carly: Why -- why would you let your dad know?

Parker: Maybe he wants to come.

Carly: Oh he's got his own house, his own wife.

Parker: I just thought, since the two of you went away together, that --

Carly: Wait. We did not go away together. I went after him to bring him home.

Parker: It's the same thing, isn't it?

Carly: No, it is not the same thing. I did it for you guys.

Parker: You're telling me that you didn't care, either way?

Carly: I care about your dad. I hate what he's going through. I thought it would be the best thing for him and for everybody else if he came home to his wife, who missed him a great deal.

Parker: Come on.

Carly: What?

Parker: You expect me to believe that you drove halfway across the country for Janet?

Jack: Oh, I'm sorry I woke you.

Janet: No, you didn't.

Jack: I got to get going.

Janet: I'll make you breakfast.

Jack: No, I'm good.

Janet: No, but I always make you breakfast.

Jack: I'm not hungry, Janet.

Janet: Okay.

Jack: I'm just going to take a shower, and I'll see you later, okay?

Janet: Where are you going?

Jack: I have a couple things.

Janet: Are you going to go see if Margo can give you your job back?

Jack: If I have time.

Janet: Well, what's more important?

Jack: I got some -- just some stuff.

Janet: Like what stuff?

Jack: Like a -- a -- errands. Nothing worth talking about.

Janet: Well, let's talk about it anyway.

Jack: Why?

Janet: Because we have to talk about something!

Jack: Okay.

Janet: Okay. I'll make breakfast. You're up early.

Liberty: I couldn't sleep.

Janet: Really? Are you sick or something?

Liberty: I'm okay.

Janet: Good. Then what is it?

Liberty: Nothing, Mom.

Janet: Oh, come on, now. What is it -- school? Is it physics again?

Liberty: No. I'm doing fine.

Janet: Good! Then tell me what it is.

Liberty: I'm just a little freaked out, and I don't want to worry you, Mom.

Janet: What? Freaked out about what?

Liberty: It doesn't matter. It really doesn't matter.

Janet: Why won't anybody talk to me?

Liberty: 'Cause it's not important, okay?

Janet: Okay. Then if it's not important, tell me about it.

Liberty: Okay. I just can't stop thinking about how the guy who killed my dad is sleeping down the hall from me. And that is why I didn't want to tell you that.

Jack: Morning.

Janet: Morning.

Jack: I'm sorry. Am I interrupting?

Janet: No, no. You're not interrupting at all.

Jack: Okay. I'm going to go grab a cup of coffee at Java.

Janet: Okay. I'll get dressed and I'll come with you.

Jack: No, stay and, uh, stay and talk. I'll see you later.

[Door closes]

Liberty: Is that what you meant?

Janet: What?

Liberty: When you said how no one will talk to you?

Carly: Whatever you think or hoped happened while your dad and I were away, it didn't. Nothing has changed.

Parker: I just thought that since you and Craig are done and since Dad's really not into Janet anymore --

Carly: Oh, he is into Janet.

Parker: Well, then how come she's not the one that went and got him? How come it was you?

Carly: I think sometimes it's easier when you're not married. You should know that.

Parker: Mom, please. Do not compare me and Liberty to you and Dad.

Carly: I'm not.

Parker: Or to him and Janet, especially now.

Carly: I'm not doing that either. I'm just saying that it was easier for me. That's all.

Parker: You know what? Mom, I'm sorry. You can deny it all you want, but you're the one that got him to come home, and that means something.

Carly: I think you're reading too much into this.

Parker: I don't think so.

Carly: Your dad and I are friends. We always will be. We care about all of you, and we'll have that in common until the day we die. Janet is his wife, and whatever is happening between the two of them, it has nothing to do with me.

Parker: Mom, I like Janet, I really do, and she's been very good to me, but you and Dad, you hold each other together. I mean, even now that you're divorced, he's the one that convinced you to go to rehab. You're the one that convinced him to come home.

Carly: Okay. Just enough. Stop it.

Parker: Why?

Carly: Because I don't think I can handle my little boy having all this sophisticated insight.

Parker: I'm bigger than you think, Mom. And right now, to me, it seems like the two of you are working really hard to ignore the truth.

Craig: I know you want to make things right with your sister. It's one of the things I love about you. I just don't think you should try to convince her.

Rosanna: Why not?

Craig: Because selfishly, I want our wedding day to be perfect, and it won't be unless it's about you and me.

Rosanna: But she's my sister. I can't forget about her.

Craig: I know that.

Rosanna: Still, I'm going to give it one more try.

Craig: I know you are. Just don't let it ruin things if she says no, because she will.

Rosanna: We'll see.

[Door opens]

Janet: Hey, Sweetie. I was thinking, since you don't have school today, maybe we can stay home, give each other mani-pedis. What do you think?

Liberty: Oh that sounds great. I can't, though, because I have this -- it's like a community-service project thing.

Janet: What project thing?

Liberty: It's just a school -- thing for school.

Janet: Really?

Liberty: Yeah.

Janet: Uh huh. So, you're just trying to make any excuse so that you don't have to be here, right?

Liberty: I wouldn't do that, Mom.

Janet: Oh, really?

Liberty: No. You know me. I would never do that.

Janet: Come on. You really don't want to be here, do you?

Liberty: [Sighs] Mom, it has nothing to do with you, okay?

Janet: Jack is my husband.

Liberty: I know, and I used to like him, too, Mom, but I just can't forget about what he did.

Janet: Neither can he, so I think it would be really great if you could help him out and forgive him.

Liberty: Helping him is not a concern of mine right now, okay?

Janet: Honey, it was a freak accident. It could have happened to anyone.

Liberty: Yeah, it could have. But it doesn't change the fact that Jack is here and my dad isn't.

Janet: I'm still here.

Liberty: It's not the same thing.

Janet: It should be.

Liberty: It isn't. Hey, I just can't be in this house right now, and it's really obvious that Jack feels the exact same way.

Katie: Why are you still here?

Simon: Oh, I made some delicious coffee. You want some?

Katie: What I want is for you to be gone.

Simon: Oh, I can't leave.

Katie: I won't call the cops. I won't tell them anything. They'll have no reason to come after you.

Simon: Cops are always after me. That's not the reason I have to stay.

Katie: What is?

Simon: You.

Katie: I'm fine.

Simon: I don't think so.

Katie: I don't really care what you think.

Simon: Oh, come on. Will you not fight me on this? It's very easy. Just say, "Yes, Simon. I would like your help."

Katie: You know what you can do to help? You can grab your coat, put it on, and say goodbye.

[Doorbell rings]

Simon: Who is it?

Katie: It's Jack! Go, go, go! Go! In the room! In the room!

Simon: It's okay!

Katie: In the room, now! Jack.

Jack: Hi.

Katie: I heard you were back.

Jack: Yeah.

Katie: You were gone a while.

Jack: I know. I was hoping -- you know, it doesn't really matter. How you doing?

Katie: Fine. Well, you know.

Jack: Yeah, of course. And the baby?

Katie: He's great. I don't think he has any idea that his life wasn't supposed to be this way.

Jack: Yeah, I'm sorry about that.

Katie: Let's not --

Jack: Right. May I see him?

Katie: Oh, uh -- he's sleeping. At least he was the last time I looked.

Jack: No, it's fine. Uh, maybe some other time.

Katie: You know what? Let me check. Come on.

Jack: Thanks.

Katie: Yeah, he's still sleeping, which is great. Oh, that I found in Brad's stuff and it was just an old wallet.

Jack: Katie, it's not Brad's.

Katie: It is.

Jack: Bartley Symington. Fine art, Pennsylvania.

Katie: I don't know. Maybe he was thinking of buying a painting.

Jack: Brad? Bradley, really?

Katie: I don't know whose that is.

Jack: It's Simon's. Katie, it's Simon's.

Katie: Simon Frasier?

Jack: He's here, isn't he?

Katie: Are you crazy?

Jack: Simon!

Katie: Why would Simon be here?

Jack: Simon.

Simon: Oh, its okay, Katie. Hello, Jack. I guess I'm the last person you expected to find here.

Jack: I really can't believe this. You actually came.

Simon: Uh, yeah. Yeah, I thought I might be able to do some good.

Jack: You thought?

Katie: Right. He thought I had nothing to do with it. He just showed up here and he won't leave! I was just about to call Margo right now.

Jack: Katie, relax. Katie, I'm not taking him in. Not if he agrees to do what he said he was going to.

Katie: What are you talking about?

Jack: He said he wanted to help you.

Simon: I did. I did. I want to help. That's -- you know that's why I'm here.

Katie: What the hell is going on here?

Jack: With what?

Katie: Janet told me you went to see Mike.

Jack: I did. He's good, by the way.

Katie: And then you show up out of nowhere. What the hell? You ran around tracking down my exes to see who would be the best replacement for Brad?

Jack: No. No one could replace Brad, Katie.

Katie: So what were you thinking?

Jack: I -- listen, you were miserable and you were alone. You needed someone to talk to. That -- that's it. I knew it couldn't be me.

Katie: No, and it can't be him, either! It can't be anyone!

Simon: Katie, Katie.

Katie: I know you feel guilty, but that is your problem. Don't try to fix it by fixing me.

Jack: No, I'm not.

Katie: You can't bring him back.

Jack: No, I know that.

Katie: And you can't make it up to me.

Jack: I know that, too.

Katie: So deal with your own problems! Don't use me as an excuse to just run away!

Craig: Good morning!

Carly: I'm just going over the books from when I was away.

Craig: Good idea. Any questions I can answer?

Carly: I can read.

Craig: Right. You know, Rosanna and I wanted to make sure the place was in good shape for you when you came back.

Carly: I'm touched.

Craig: Well, whatever happened in our personal lives, we did keep the place going for you.

Carly: I can see that. Thank you.

Craig: So, is there -- is there anything I can do to help you get back into the old workflow?

[Carly laughs]

Craig: Carly. If you need someone to talk to --

Carly: Are you serious?

Craig: Yes.

Carly: You dumped me to marry my sister. Now you want me to cry on your shoulder?

Craig: That's not what I meant.

Carly: I don't care what you meant. You made your choice. Don't expect me to make you feel better about it.

Craig: I'm just trying to help.

Carly: Well, you can't. So, do me a favor, please, and don't even try.

Rosanna: Well, is it too much?

Saleswoman: No, you look beautiful.

Rosanna: I mean the white. It's not exactly my first wedding. I'm not exactly a blushing bride.

Saleswoman: It's tasteful and elegant, and I think it's totally appropriate.

Rosanna: Mmm. Thank you.

Saleswoman: Yeah.

Rosanna: Carly! Uh, wait a second, will you? I, um, need your help.

Carly: With what?

Rosanna: Uh, this dress.

Carly: You're kidding me.

Rosanna: Could you just come inside for a second?

Carly: To help you pick out a dress?

Rosanna: Just -- just to talk. I just want to talk to you, okay? Can you just come inside?

Carly: No, Rosanna. It's a bad idea, okay?

Rosanna: No, please. I don't care.

Carly: You're cold. Would you go in?

Rosanna: I will, but not without you.

Carly: Okay, all right, but only -- only so I don't watch you turn into a block of ice, okay?

Rosanna: Thank you. Thank you.

Simon: Katie, you're being a little hard on Jack, aren't you? He's just trying to help.

Katie: There's nothing either of you can do to help me, okay? Jack, go solve your own problems, not mine.

Simon: Katie, people care about you. Is it so bad letting them?

Katie: I don't need a support group.

Simon: Well, I'm not a group, am I? I'm just one individual. I'm not going anywhere.

Katie: Even if I don't want you here? What's wrong with you?

Simon: I think about you a lot, you know?

Katie: Well, don't.

Simon: Well, yeah, don't. I can't help it. The last place on earth, Katie, I want to be is in Oakdale. But when Jack found me told me what happened, I just thought maybe I could do something -- something, anything -- anything at all.

Brad: She doesn't need you. She's got me.

Katie: I don't need you.

Simon: Katie, please. Honey, you're grieving. You just had a baby, and you need to take care of him. There is absolutely nothing wrong in admitting you need a little bit of help.

Brad: Stop telling her what I've been telling her.

Simon: Just let me help you.

Brad: She said no, now just get out, man.

Simon: Uh, how did that happen?

Brad: How do you think it happened?

Katie: I don't know.

Brad: All right, let's go, Pal. Damn it! Could someone please tell me how the hell this works?

Simon: Well, it must have been the wind.

Brad: It wasn't the damn wind!

Katie: No, I think it was a sign.

Brad: You tell him.

Simon: It was a sign, a sign that it's windy.

Katie: No, more than that.

Brad: You know I'm here. You know it, okay. I'm getting through to you.

Katie: It was a message.

Simon: A message? A message. The message is -- let Simon help.

Brad: No, you smug --

Katie: How many times do I have to tell you? I don't need your help and neither does Jacob. He's going to be hungry soon. I need to make a bottle.

Simon: Do you want a hand?

Katie: Oh, great!

Simon: What's wrong?

Katie: The stove. Sometimes it won't light.

Simon: Sometimes it can just be a bad installation.

Brad: How the hell would you know?

Simon: Who put this in?

Katie: Brad did it himself.

Simon: That explains it.

Brad: There's nothing wrong with it! Listen, he probably broke it himself so he could pull that whole "I'm the great guy with tools" routine.

Simon: You got any tools?

Brad: See!

Katie: Yeah, right here.

Brad: Not my tools!

Simon: Oh. All righty. That's a pretty nice set. Did he know how to use it?

Brad: Go to hell! Not my tools! Katie, please! Not my tools!

Jack: What are you doing here on your day off?

Janet: Well, didn't have anything else to do.

Jack: Where's Liberty?

Janet: She's working on a school project, and I didn't feel like putzing around the farm by myself, so I thought I'd come in. Where were you?

Jack: I went to see Katie.

Janet: Of course you did.

Jack: Yeah, I can't give up on trying to help her or the baby, but she wants -- she wants no part of me, so.

Janet: Well, she's got a lot to work out, you know.

Jack: I get that, but it's all my fault. I got to -- I got to -- I got to fix it somehow.

Janet: And I get that, too. But what I don't understand is why you don't feel the same way about our marriage.

Rosanna: So, is it too much?

Carly: For what?

Rosanna: My wedding.

Carly: I'm not going to help you pick out a wedding dress!

Rosanna: Then let's -- let's pick out something for you, then.

Carly: No, thanks! I don't need anything!

Rosanna: Well, for the wedding, though. I want you to be a part of it.

Carly: Rosanna, I'm not going to your wedding!

Rosanna: Well, then, why don't you just help me pick out a dress?

Carly: Absolutely not! I got to go.

Rosanna: Carly, please!

Carly: No! I def --

Rosanna: Please!

Carly: I definitely have to go.

[Rosanna sighing]

Janet: There you go. Thank you. You've been back now for a couple days and you still haven't told me where you went, what you were doing, or why you came back.

Jack: Darling, I just don't know what to say.

Janet: How about "I'm sorry"?

Jack: I'm sorry -- you know I'm sorry. I killed my brother. I feel guilty as hell about Liberty, all right? And Katie and Jacob. I feel guilty.

Janet: That is not what I'm talking about. What happened was tragic and senseless and stupid, but it wasn't your fault. Uncle Ralph is the one that kidnapped Katie, not you.

Jack: Excuse me. I shot my brother.

Janet: And I vouched for Ralph. So did Theresa, okay? We were all responsible.

Jack: No, you're not!

Janet: I'm not talking about that! I'm talking about you and me and that damn note you left me!

Jack: Janet, I couldn't stay.

Janet: And you couldn't come back, either, at least not for me.

Jack: That's not fair.

Janet: Yes. I called you. I begged you to come home, and you said no. But you didn't say no to Carly.

Jack: What do you want from me?

Janet: I want you to believe me.

[Door closes]

Jack: This isn't about Carly.

Janet: What's it about, then?

Jack: Janet, I had to go. I was making things worse for everyone. I went to the funeral and I saw Katie with that poor baby, the look of devastation on her face because of what I did. You and Liberty are fighting because of me. I don't even know what to say to my own kids! So, I realized it would be better for everyone if I just -- if I gave them some space.

Janet: That's bull.

Jack: No, it's not!

Janet: Yes, you left for you, not for anybody else.

Jack: Yes, you're damn right I did! I couldn't face it, and I didn't know what else to do!

Janet: You could have talked to me.

Jack: Janet, I couldn't talk to anyone.

Janet: And now you're back and you still can't talk to me, right? Huh?

Jack: No.

Janet: Okay. Okay. You're back home. Does that mean you're ready to deal with this?

Jack: No.

Janet: Then why?

Jack: I can't tell you.

Janet: Why not?

Jack: I'm so sorry.

Janet: Jack, are you in this marriage or not?

Jack: I can't answer that, either.

Janet: What? What are you saying?

Jack: I don't know what's going to happen.

Janet: Please don't tell me that you're going to leave again. Please don't tell me that you're going to leave me again. Then I'm leaving.

Jack: No. What? No.

Janet: No, I can't do this with you.

Jack: That's not -- that's not what I want.

Janet: That's not what I want either, Jack. But I can't live here with you and never know whether I'm going to come home and get another good-bye note.

Carly: I'm Carly, and I'm an alcoholic. It's been 142 excruciating days since my last drink. I was in rehab for 3 months. I just got back, and it's harder here than it was there. I think the worst part was realizing that life pretty much went along fine without me. My business did well. My kids dealt with having a drunk for a mother, and they're quite fine. And my fiancé dumped me, and now he's going to marry my sister. [Laughs] So, I went halfway across the country chasing after my ex-husband in order to bring him home to his new wife, and I realized that all I did was postpone reality. I don't know -- I don't know what the hell happens next. I know that I'm supposed to do something with my life. But I don't have a clue what that is, and the only place that seems to have the answers -- the only place that seems to have the answers is the bottom of a vodka bottle, and that is scaring the hell out of me.

Rosanna: I blew it.

Craig: What happened?

Rosanna: Well, I just pushed her too hard. I should have asked her out to a casual lunch or something instead. I'm like, "Come to the wedding!"

Craig: You said that?

Rosanna: Basically.

Craig: And she turned you down.

Rosanna: Flat.

Craig: Okay. This stops right now.

Rosanna: I'm sorry, what are you talking about?

Craig: This marriage is between us, you and me. This wedding is supposed to be about us, not Carly.

Rosanna: I know that.

Craig: Have you thought about anything else?

Rosanna: Of course.

Craig: Flowers, music, photographer?

Rosanna: Well, not yet, but.

Craig: No, because it's all Carly all the time, and I'm sick of it.

Katie: You think I'm crazy, don't you, talking to a dead man?

Simon: No, I don't think you're crazy, Katie. Grief is hard. You want to hold on to those you lost as hard as you can.

Katie: You think that's all it is.

Brad: He's wrong. Don't listen to him.

Simon: I think it's very real to you. That's okay. Just as long as you don't forget, Katie, that you're still alive and so is your son. Brad isn't.

Brad: She knows that.

Simon: You're not helping yourself or your baby if you don't let go of what you've lost and hold on to what you got.

Brad: Who asked you? Will you tell this guy to get lost?

Katie: Maybe you're right.

Brad: He's not right, Katie. He's not right.

Jack: You don't have to leave.

Janet: Yes, I do. Obviously, you have a lot of things that you need to work out, and I can't help you. And I think it would be better for Liberty to be someplace else.

Jack: Yeah, but this is -- this is your home. I want you to stay.

Janet: You do?

Jack: I'll move out.

Janet: No. We don't belong here without you.

Jack: No, I'm the one causing the problems. Janet, I'm the one who should leave.

Janet: That's just the wrong answer, Jack.

Jack: It's the only answer I have.

[Janet sobbing]

Simon: Done. You want to do the honors? Fire up.

Katie: Sure. Oh, it works! Thank you.

Brad: Great, great.

[Baby crying]

Katie: There he is.

Simon: Perfect timing. I'll lock this down, then we're all done.

Katie: Okay. I'll go get him. Here I am, baby. Mommy's here. Oh, good! Look at you! See? It's easy to stop crying. Yeah. It's okay. Oh. Maybe we should both stop crying, huh? Maybe Simon was right.

[Baby cooing]

Katie: Maybe we should just focus on what we have and not what we lost.

Brad: You screwed up Katie's life a dozen times! Do you think you can waltz in here and start giving her advice and take my place? Katie is my wife, and Jacob is my son. I don't want you within 100 miles of them. Do you hear me? If I don't get your butt out of here, I'm never going to get through to Katie!

Simon: Oh! Oh, oh! Damn! How the hell did that happen?

Rosanna: Isn't it a little early for that?

Craig: Not today. I'm sorry I ran out on you like that.

Rosanna: That's okay. I understand.

Craig: Do you?

Rosanna: I wish that I could just think about you and our wedding.

Craig: But you can't.

Rosanna: I promised my sister I would be there for her, to take care of her life while she was away, and instead I ruined it.

Craig: No, we both did that. Now it's too late to change it. You know, we can't expect her to be happy for us.

Rosanna: I want to try.

Craig: Oh, that's okay. Just don't let it come between us.

Rosanna: I won't. I promise.

Craig: You know, if you really want her to be there, she's going to have to get there at her own pace. I mean, if you push her, she'll just push back harder.

Rosanna: Yeah, I'm sure you're right.

Craig: I think the best thing is to just stop thinking about her altogether.

Rosanna: Yeah, that's hard.

Craig: Yeah, I know. I know.

Liberty: Mom, what's wrong? Hey, what's wrong?

Janet: He's gone.

Liberty: Who?

Janet: Jack.

Liberty: Again?

Janet: He left me.

Liberty: What? You mean --

Janet: [Sniffling] Yeah. For good.

Liberty: I'm sorry, Mom.

Janet: I thought you'd be happy about this.

Liberty: I never wanted this to happen. Oh my God.

Janet: I didn't either.

Liberty: Oh, my God. Hey, hey. Look at me. Look at me.

Janet: What?

Liberty: Oh, Mom. Mom, no, don't do this. Everything's going to be okay, really. I promise.

Janet: Yeah?

Liberty: I promise.

Janet: I know, because this has happened to us before, right, and we got through it.

Liberty: We did.

Janet: As long as we have each other, we don't need anybody else.

Liberty: We don't.

Janet: It'll be okay, Honey. It'll be okay. [Sobbing]

Parker: Dad.

Jack: Busy?

Parker: No. What's up?

Jack: When's the last time we threw the pigskin around?

Parker: Uh, I don't know.

Jack: It's a beautiful day. Why don't we go to the park, spend some time?

Parker: Sure. What's that for?

Jack: I'm not going back to the farm for a while.

Parker: Where are you going?

Jack: I thought I'd go to the Lakeview.

Parker: Why?

Jack: I left Janet.

Parker: Oh, man.

Jack: No, it's my --

Parker: Dad.

Jack: It's my fault. We both had a lot to deal with, and my going away certainly didn't help, and it hasn't been any better since I've been back. Everything seems so wrong, so I just thought she'd be better off without me.

Parker: Well, what did she think? Dad and Janet split up.

Carly: Oh, no.

Parker: Yeah, and he was going to go over to the hotel, but I really don't think that he should be there by himself, so do you think it's okay if he stayed here with us?

On the next "As the World Turns" --

Katie: You made me laugh for the first time in a long time, and it felt really good.

Brad: Henry, you've got to get Simon away from Katie.

Craig: In case you're still wondering where your husband is, I would check over at Carly's. You come to roost in the wrong nest or did the new Mrs. Snyder finally get fed up and kick you out?

Jack: I'm not going to listen to you lecture you about my marriage after the number you and Rosanna pulled on Carly.

Carly: All right, that's enough!

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