B&B Transcript Wednesday 9/23/15

The Bold and The Beautiful Transcript Wednesday 9/23/15


Episode # 7160 ~ Pam & Charlie help Zende & Nicole advance their friendship; Brooke pushes Ridge to tell Caroline about his situation.

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Brooke: Hey.

Ridge: Hey. Before you even start, no, I didn't tell Caroline. I got home last night, and she was just so happy, you know, and -- and I'm trying to wrap my head around this thing. It's -- it's a process for both of us.

Brooke: And you're positive there's no way you could have been misdiagnosed?

Ridge: We ran the test twice. Same result.

Brooke: Are you sure there's no other kind of medication? Or maybe there's other options, some kind of procedure.

Ridge: No, there's not. There's -- no! There's nothing I can do.

Brooke: I'm sorry, Ridge. I know how much you wanted this.

Ridge: I wanted this for Caroline. This is... the one thing she wanted in her life. And I can't give it to her. I can't make her a mother. [Sighs]

Thomas: What do you think?

Caroline: It's not bad.

Thomas: Really? Really? That's all you got -- "not bad"?

Caroline: Oh, I'm sorry. It's excellent! It's stupendous! It's amazing!

Thomas: Yes. Yes. Tell me more. Tell me more.

Caroline: [Laughs]

Thomas: You know, it's nice to see you like this.

Caroline: It's no secret why. Now we just got to find you a good girl.

Thomas: Ooh, yeah. I don't really think that I'm up for a relationship right now. But, hey, something did happen the other day.

Caroline: With who?

Thomas: No, it's -- it's nothing.

Caroline: Spill!

Thomas: All right, fine. I kissed Nicole.

Nicole: Uh-oh. I know that look.

Zende: Thomas just laid one on you right there, just right on those beautiful lips?

Nicole: It really didn't mean anything, Zende. He just got caught up in the moment.

Zende: Yeah. Well... I can't say I blame him.

Nicole: How come you've never had the urge?

Zende: What, to kiss you? I do, every time I look at you. But, you know, I wanted to be respectful and take it slow.

Nicole: Well, like I said, that kiss wasn't even about me. It was about someone else.

Zende: Okay. Then why didn't he kiss her, then?

Nicole: Look, Thomas is a great guy. He is a handsome and successful Forrester. But he's not the Forrester I'm into.

Zende: Got your eye on a Forrester, huh?

Nicole: Yep. Sure do.

Zende: Do you have a thing for my grandfather?

Nicole: Oh. You know, Eric is a very charming and distinguished gentleman. He's not bad-looking, either.

Zende: I knew it! Grandpa gets all the ladies, man. He's such a player.

Nicole: Are you gonna let me off the hook now?

Zende: Do I wish the kiss never happened? Do I wish it was me instead of Thomas? Yeah. Of course. I'm not gonna lie.

Nicole: Well, just because someone else kissed me doesn't mean you never can. Look, you've got to know how I feel about you. There is no other guy on my radar, Zende. What do I have to do to get you to believe that?

Caroline: So, wait. Were you and Nicole on a date? Did you take her out?

Thomas: No, no. It was...here at the office.

Caroline: So, what prompted this little love fest?

Thomas: Well, Nicole's a fun girl -- interesting, gorgeous.

Caroline: Well, yeah. Duh.

Thomas: I don't know. We were talking. I just kind of acted on impulse.

Caroline: I thought that she was into Zende.

Thomas: She is.

Caroline: So...

Thomas: Okay. So, I didn't just kiss her, because she's attractive. She was getting really curious about you and me.

Brooke: Maybe it's worth getting a second opinion.

Ridge: What's the point of that? He's the best urologist in town. And what's another guy gonna tell me? The same thing -- that my sperm isn't viable.

Brooke: Which makes a vasectomy reversal pointless.

Ridge: Got to get used to that, huh? It's impossible for me to get a woman pregnant.

Brooke: Ridge... if you both really want to be parents, there are other ways.

Ridge: That's not the point. That's not what she wants. She wants to have a kid with me, with her husband. And I pretty much guaranteed that.

Brooke: You assumed it wouldn't be a problem.

Ridge: Well, it is a problem. What do I do now?

Charlie: Pammy, come on. The cake was fabulous! It was -- it was -- it was sensational!

Pam: Are you sure it wasn't a little...chalky?

Charlie: Pam, enough. You can't -- you can't win every bake-off you enter.

Pam: Oh, not now, Charlie. I-I can't talk about it. It's still too painful.

Charlie: All right. All right. Look at it this way -- you did finish 5th.

Pam: There were only five people in it.

Charlie: Pammy, how can Uncle Charlie cheer you up, huh? Hey, you want to play the Contessa and the cabana boy?

Pam: Oh. [Chuckles]

Charlie: How 'bout if we take Zende's tickets, and we go to the concert, then?

Pam: [Laughing] Oh, Charlie, we can't do that. He's so excited about taking Nicole. And she has no idea. I think it's so cute that he wants to surprise her.

Charlie: You know, he's a good kid. I like having him around.

Pam: He couldn't be sweeter. I think that Kristen and Tony did a great job raising that kid.

Charlie: Yeah.

Pam: Nicole's found herself a real keeper.

Charlie: Right?

Zende: You don't owe me anything, Nicole. You don't have to give me an explanation.

Nicole: But I don't want you being mad at me.

Zende: I'm not, okay? Promise.

Nicole: Well, you're disappointed.

Zende: Not in you.

Nicole: In the situation?

Zende: We aren't exclusive. We haven't even had that talk. I haven't even taken you on a date yet.

Nicole: Yet? You said, "yet," which means that I haven't totally screwed things up, and you might still like me after all.

Zende: The key word is "might."

Nicole: I wish there was some way to prove to you how much I like you.

Zende: Listen, Nicole, you don't have to --

Nicole: I know I don't have to. But I want to... because I want you to trust me when I tell you how I feel. I'm not just smooth-talking you, Zende. I'm not playing games. There is no one else I would rather spend my time with than you.

Zende: You mean that?

Nicole: I'll shout it from the rooftop...right here. I will yell it so loud, they will hear me in Santa Monica.

Zende: Okay.

Nicole: I will. I'll do it.

Zende: Mm-hmm.

Nicole: The whole city will know your name.

Zende: Great. Go for it.

Nicole: All right. Wait. What is that?

Zende: Uh, no. Unh-unh. Y-you're not getting out of this one.

Nicole: Are those tickets?

Zende: What?

Nicole: Are those tickets for us?

Thomas: I'm talking way too much. I-I-I've got to finish this.

Caroline: You know what? Back to what you said before -- Nicole being curious about me. In what way?

Thomas: She was just assuming things, asking a lot of questions.

Caroline: She doesn't know about...

Thomas: No, no, no, no, no. She doesn't know anything about that.

Caroline: Okay. Well, then, what?

Thomas: Well, she knows that you and I dated back in the day.

Caroline: Everyone knows about that.

Thomas: She could tell that I just -- I've been distracted lately. I've really been burying myself in my work, and she thought it might have something to do with you. She was trying to be supportive, you know -- being a shoulder to lean on. It was nice. She was really -- really sweet about it. But I don't know. I just -- I felt uneasy about the whole situation, so I changed the subject.

Caroline: By kissing her?

Thomas: I had a nice moment with a lovely woman and also managed to sidetrack the conversation.

Caroline: You did that to protect me.

Thomas: You and Dad are finally in a great place. You're exactly where you want to be. You're about to start a family, and... I'm not gonna let anything get in the way of that.

Ridge: You're right. You told me to talk to her about the vasectomy, and I didn't do it. I didn't listen to you. Here we are. How do I explain this?

Brooke: Just talk to her.

Ridge: It's not that simple.

Brooke: Ridge, what other choice do you have?! It's not my place. This is your responsibility. You need to be honest with Caroline. You have to talk to your wife.

Nicole: Zende Dominguez Forrester, are you taking me to a concert?

Zende: Oh, the tickets. No. I'm -- I'm taking my cousin.

Nicole: Really?

Zende: Yeah.

Nicole: Which one?

Zende: You don't know him yet.

Nicole: Hmm. I'm pretty sure I've met your entire family.

Zende: Well, actually, it's a cousin on my dad's side. He's a Dominguez, so you wouldn't have --

Nicole: Yeah, but you said they live in Florida. And it's funny, because I remember telling you that I like that band.

Zende: Really? You know, I don't remember you ever saying that.

Nicole: Don't even play. Please. I know those tickets are for us, and, yes, thank you, I would love to go.

Zende: Okay. Now, hold on a second. I don't think that --

Charlie: Oh, there they are!

Pam: We have been looking all over for you two.

Charlie: Yeah. You know, my supersleuth senses should have told me you'd be up here, but...

Pam: So? Have you told her yet?

Charlie: Did you, uh, give her the tickets?

Nicole: I just saw them.

Pam: Oh. [Chuckles]

Charlie: I bet you're wondering how Zende scored those bad boys.

Pam: Charlie's got an in at the Hollywood Bowl.

Charlie: Yeah. I work security -- groupie containment. It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it.

Pam: Have you ever been to the Bowl?

Nicole: No, but I am so looking forward to it.

Pam: Nicole, you are going to love it. It's this open-air amphitheater right there in the Hollywood Hills, open to the night sky.

Charlie: Yeah. It's gonna be a real treat.

Nicole: No doubt it will be.

Pam: I'm just so relieved this whole thing has come together. I mean, it's been in the works for, what, a couple of weeks now?

Nicole: Really? A couple weeks?

Charlie: Well, Zende wanted it to be a big surprise.

Pam: Yeah. He's been so excited to tell you.

Nicole: Yeah. I can see that.

Pam: You and I can put together a picnic basket for the show -- you know, make it really special.

Nicole: Yeah.

Pam: You are gonna have such a blast.

Charlie: And if you two need anything else, you give us a call, all right?

Nicole: All right.

Charlie: All right. Later.

Pam: [Speaking indistinctly]

Nicole: Wow. That was enlightening.

Zende: Okay, fine. The tickets -- they're for us.

Nicole: Yes! See? I knew it. I knew it as soon as I saw them they were for us.

Zende: Everything Pam and Charlie said is true. I've been -- I've been wanting to ask you out for a while. And I wanted to do something special. I figured the concert would be a perfect first date.

Nicole: So, does this mean all is forgiven?

Zende: I guess it's not your fault some guy wanted to kiss you. It's my fault for not doing it sooner.

Caroline: Hey, I know that I don't need to say this, but... about that night we had together --

Thomas: No, hey. I get it. Nobody can ever know.

Caroline: Yeah, especially not your father, because it would destroy him.

Thomas: Trust me -- this stays between us.

Caroline: Good. Good. Yeah. Um... I know that you would never say anything. Okay. I'm -- I'm gonna -- I'm gonna go show your dad what we've come up with so far, and, uh, hey...

Thomas: Hmm?

Caroline: ...Nicole's right. Don't bury yourself too much in work, okay?

Brooke: This doesn't have to ruin your marriage.

Ridge: Well, it's a big deal. I wasn't being honest with her.

Brooke: Just tell Caroline the truth -- you thought it would be a non-issue. But now it's a problem, and it affects her directly. She needs to know about it.

Ridge: It's all just still sinking in. I don't know how to handle it.

Brooke: Ridge, there's nothing to handle. You just have to tell her the truth. She's gonna want to start trying for a family right away.

Ridge: Not right away, no.

Brooke: Yes, right away. She's young. She's healthy. There's no medical issues. If she doesn't get pregnant really soon, she's gonna start figuring something out.

Ridge: You don't think I know that?! I appreciate your help, I appreciate your concern, but what I want right now is for you to lay off me.

Caroline: Is everything okay in here? 'Cause it just seems kind of tense.

Brooke: Sometimes Ridge and I disagree on how to go about things -- what the best course of action might be.

Caroline: I'm sure you two will figure it out.

Brooke: I hope so.

Caroline: Sometimes the answer is just right in front of you. It's kind of obvious.

Brooke: Yeah, that's true! True. It's best to be honest. The sooner, the better.

Caroline: Hey, uh, thank you, by the way, for the wedding gift. That was really sweet.

Brooke: Oh, it was my pleasure.

Caroline: That was odd. Did you two get into it or something?

Ridge: You know Brooke. She always thinks she knows what's right.

Caroline: Well, you guys were together for a really long time, so I'd say she's got you pretty well pegged.

Ridge: Yeah.

Caroline: Uh, I wanted to show you something Thomas and I were working on. I think we're making pretty good headway for the collection here.

Ridge: Great.

Caroline: You okay?

Ridge: Yeah. I'm fine.

Caroline: Hey, Ridge. Baby, please look at me. Whatever's going on, you can tell me.

Nicole: It just got really hot out here.

Zende: I'm definitely feeling it.

Nicole: That was, um... I've been waiting for that.

Zende: You have no idea.

Nicole: It was even better than I imagined.

Zende: Mm. You imagined?

Nicole: Yeah, maybe once or twice.

Zende: Yeah, me too -- once or twice.

Nicole: And you know you're welcome to do it again...

Zende: Yeah.

Nicole: ...Like, anytime.

Zende: Really? Yeah? Yeah?

Nicole: Mm-hmm.

Thomas: We're, uh -- we're trying to wrap up the spring line here.

Brooke: Hmm. I wouldn't be too concerned. You've got plenty of time.

Thomas: Yeah, but it can't hurt to stay ahead of the game, especially if Caroline goes on maternity leave.

Brooke: I don't think that's going to happen anytime soon.

Thomas: Yeah, maybe not, but they're about to start trying. What's that? Do you still not think them having a baby is a good idea?

Brooke: No. I just don't think that we should assume there's a child in Ridge and Caroline's future. There are no guarantees. Life is full of surprises.

Caroline: Okay. I think I know what this is about. Yesterday I talked to you, and you said you were planning our future, and then the last time that you kept a secret from me, we ended up getting married, so I can only imagine what this one is about. And you don't have to tell me 'cause you don't want to spoil the surprise, but I do want you to feel comfortable opening up to me... because we made the ultimate commitment, Ridge, and it's only gonna get stronger when we have a baby and we start a family. I-I know that it's -- nothing is guaranteed, and it might not happen right away, but I-I do feel very hopeful about our future. I-I believe in what we're building, and I think that you do, too.

Ridge: [Sighs] When you called, I was at the doctor's office.

Caroline: Were you, like, getting a physical or something? Please don't tell me that you're going into the whole "you're afraid that you're not gonna be around for our child."

Ridge: No, it's nothing like that.

Caroline: Good, because that's ridiculous, because you're not that much older than me.

Ridge: When we first started talking about having kids, and I told you I didn't really want to do that, and you got upset and you left and went to the hotel --

Caroline: Yeah. I don't want to talk about that.

Ridge: Well, I-I told you that I-I couldn't give you a child, that I couldn't give you the family you deserve.

Caroline: I know, and then -- then we said that we were gonna do that, that that'll change, and, you know, not -- not right away, but within a year, and that was our understanding. And I'm really, really, really thankful that you're giving me everything that I could have ever dreamed of, because I love you, Ridge. And I can't wait to start a family with you.

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