90210 Episode Scripts

N/A - The Things We Do for Love

Previously on 90210 You and Silver are having a baby together? Kind of hard to explain.
I think this is something we need to talk about.
You think just because you cheated on me that you'll be able to walk out on our new company? You signed a contract.
I own you.
We graduated two years ago.
So what if I thought I'd be completing a prestigious theater program by now? I'm not a loser because I haven't done that.
- Cousin Emily? - Surprise! My agent thought it would be perfect fodder for my blog.
You have an agent and a press tour and a blog.
Wow.
The first time Patterson whisked me away in a helicopter for a private picnic, I knew love had a price.
A girl came in talking about her dad, and I realized that her dad is the random trucker.
I just wanted to scream at her and be like, "Your dad ruined my life.
" About your dad, there's something you need to know.
He shouldn't blame himself.
It was an accident.
They voted to fire me.
Bryce convinced the new board of directors that the company had outgrown me.
You're the one who hired her.
Actually, that was you.
Liam, I get paid to protect you so you can have some semblance of a normal life.
I'm sorry, I just keep feeling like someone's lurking around, ready to pounce.
Who are you really hiding from? Vanessa.
She's dead.
It was an accident; I was sure that no one knew.
I guess someone's been watching me for months.
I wish I could get into the holiday spirit, but I never thought my husband would be facing the specter of unemployment.
Ah, I mean, I knew Max lost his job, but I didn't think that meant you had money trouble.
Money trouble? Good God, no.
Ever since Bryce had the board fire Max, he's depressed and it's all my fault.
You couldn't have known she was gonna do that.
How is it your fault? It's Naomi Clark's fault because she controls the fate of all mankind.
You laugh, but that is exactly how it feels.
I am gonna have to buy a hell of a Christmas present to make this up to Max.
You're not the only one who doesn't know what to buy.
Why did I think it was a good idea to start dating Riley right before Christmas? - Ouch.
Rookie mistake.
- Exactly.
I mean, I feel like we're going somewhere, but I'm not sure where yet.
I want to get something that says, "I want to see what happens, even if I end up going away somewhere.
" Going away? Where are you going? Thinking of going.
There's this writing program in Scotland.
If I apply for a degree, I'll be there two years.
I didn't even know you wanted to write.
Yeah.
I didn't either.
I I mean, then I did.
And I do.
I do.
Can you tell that I don't know how I feel about my writing yet? Oh, look at these little onesies.
Now I know what I'm gonna get you for Christmas.
No.
No, please don't.
I don't want to jinx it.
I'm finally almost there.
All that's left is for Teddy to sign the release.
I thought Teddy did all the necessary releasing.
This is for after the baby is born.
Which we've already talked about.
I'll do everything, I'll be the parent.
The clinic needs it in writing before they'll do the IVF transfer.
Well, it's a good thing Teddy's still in town.
Yeah, so he signs the papers, defrost the embryos, pop them in the oven, and merry Christmas.
Oh, do you think Max would want one of those? Christmas used to be so much more fun back in the day.
Seriously, all you would need is some colored paper, slap some paste on it, write "Merry Christmas, Mom and Dad," and you'd be done.
Yeah, when did that stop working for you? When you were ten? Okay, I'm just saying.
You're just saying that you didn't get off your butt and get anybody a gift and now you're sweating it, right? So who's on your list? Um, Megan, Navid Whoa, whoa, whoa, hold up.
You said Megan? Megan as in the cute group therapy girl, Megan? Wow.
You didn't waste any time crying over Adrianna, did you? Time out, she's just a friend, all right? If you were still with Ade and you got Megan a gift, then yeah, you guys are just friends, but if you're single and you get Megan a gift then Okay, look, you and Annie are more than friends.
So what did you get her? Well, as it happens, I got her something majorly brilliant.
Dodger season tickets.
- You're kidding, right? - It's a long time until summer, right? Now, what girl wouldn't say, "Oh, my God, he still wants me to stick around all the way until the end of the World Series?" Right? I'm about to get lucky, my friend.
My bad.
That that's your sister.
Yeah.
All right, I'm gonna spot you.
Hey, Dixon.
Got your final report from your doctor.
Uh, thank you.
Hey, Riley, have you given any thought to Dr.
Bronson's experimental surgery? I mean, he thinks you're a perfect candidate.
Yeah, I've thought about it, but so far, there's no miracle for a guy with spinal cord injuries.
And I'm kind of liking my life too much right now to add "maybe possibly die in experimental surgery" to my calendar.
So, no, thanks.
I got you.
Hey, if you change your mind, give the doctor a call.
Oh, thanks, man.
Thanks.
Well? Well, I know what I'm getting Annie for Christmas.
Not again.
Look at this text from Dixon.
Hmm? "Hair UP for publicity shots tomorrow.
And get some highlights so you don't look so washed out.
" Ever since the breakup, he's been texting me these "contractual obligations.
" He hates me, not that he hasn't got a right to.
It's just even harder with Christmas coming.
Holiday break-ups are the worst.
I try not to think about Silver, but I keep seeing presents she'd like.
I got Dixon something three months ago.
One of those die-cast cars that he collects and could never find.
I saw it at a flea market, and I snapped it up.
Do you think I should even give it to him now? Maybe it'll be a good peace offering.
Bring it tomorrow night and see what happens.
Okay.
Ta-da! I picked this up at the Offshore.
Oh, must be from the studio.
They can always sense when I'm out of processed cheese and canned snails.
I should set up some security cameras here like I did at The Offshore, don't you think? You're doing a great job, but take some time off, do your Christmas shopping, see some friends.
Stalkers don't take vacations.
Yeah, but the only people that know I'm here are you and Annie.
Speaking of The Offshore, Navid is throwing a little Christmas party tomorrow night.
You should come.
Thanks.
And if anybody bothered you, I'd be right there, so You know, you don't have to stay.
I'm pretty sure my appliances aren't going to attack me.
Okay.
I'll just double-check the back gate.
Max? There's a car parked in the driveway that's blocking a very special Christmas present that Santa got three speeding tickets driving home for you.
Alec? You are not welcome here, Alec.
Naomi, I thought twice, believe me.
But I heard about what happened to Max and I had to come over.
The past does not matter when a friend is in trouble.
Now let me apologize for everything I've done wrong.
I'm here to make it right.
Alec wants us to start a new company.
We did it once, we can do it again.
No suits, no stockholders It's an idea.
Out of many possible ideas.
Naomi and I need to talk about this, Alec.
Of course.
How could you not? You are not seriously considering this.
I don't know.
It could be a terrible idea.
It could be an okay idea, maybe.
Look, I'd never do anything to hurt you, but I I have to consider every alternative.
Okay, well, what if Bryce said she made a mistake, that she wants you back? I could talk to her woman to woman, tell her that Phenomi-Con was my fault.
Okay, I love you, but can you do me a favor and stay out of this? I have to work it out for myself.
If that means letting go of Data Nitrate, then I'll live with it.
- Max, you don't have to.
- Naomi? Please.
Okay? - Hey.
- Hey.
Hey, sorry I am so late.
I got halfway here, and I realized I forgot this.
- What's this? - Some stupid thing from the clinic.
You have to sign it, saying you're not gonna claim rights as the father, blah blah blah whatever, and then they can implant my two little embryos and then, maybe Teddy, I was shopping for Christmas gifts this morning and I thought, there is nothing that I could ever give or receive that could ever match this.
Well, I think I have an even better gift.
Instead of signing this, I'd like to be our child's father.
That's that's not what you wanted three days ago.
Silver, I just I didn't think this thing through.
There were so many questions Shane asked that I wish I would have asked myself.
I mean, what if we want to have a family one day? Our children would have a half brother or sister out there.
I don't have to be the bad dad my father was.
So let's all do this thing together.
Teddy, that's that's really sweet, but it wasn't the plan.
Look, I know this isn't what you expected.
But just think about it.
I don't want my kid growing up to think he had a father who didn't love him or didn't care.
Oh.
Uh-oh.
Mrs.
Clark-Miller.
Miller-Clark, Clara.
Bryce is expecting me.
N no, she isn't.
Then how fun.
It'll be a surprise.
You're breaking up with me over the phone? Nice of you to tell me now, Todd.
We were getting married in two weeks.
Well, how's this for honest? You laugh like a hyena and I hate your stupid leather sofa.
Good-bye! What are you doing here? You know, when I'm yelling at men, I usually get really, really thirsty.
There you go, lovely.
- Better? - No.
Oh, I know this is painful.
I'm sorry you're hurt.
Oh, cut the crap, Naomi.
What do you want? I want to tell you I'm responsible for you making a terrible mistake.
If you fired Max because of Phenomi-Con, it was not his fault, it was mine.
And you have to explain to the board It's a waste of time.
There's nothing I can do.
Someone was out to get him.
No, that's impossible.
Everyone loves Max.
Oh, why? Because he's so perfect, and he's your husband? I have my own problems right now, so go home to your wonderful, perfect Max and leave me alone.
Okay.
It took me a while to find the exact perfect gift, but I think I finally did it.
Merry Christmas.
Wow.
Whoa.
You got me a Surface? Yeah.
And it does so much.
That's the e-mail app right there.
And when we Skype, you can make it stand up with the kickstand like that.
See? It'll be like we're in the same room.
Yeah.
Does it have a touch function? 'Cause I like it much better when we can do this.
You see? There are still some things that the Internet just can't do.
But if someone's away You trying to tell me something? No.
Well Yeah.
Kind of.
There's this writing program in Scotland, and I don't even know if I'll get in, but if I do, I'll be there for two years.
And I want to make sure that That we keep in touch.
Yeah.
You know, the usual response to a Christmas present is "thank you.
" Yeah.
Except this this isn't a Christmas present.
This is a "see you later, thanks for playing" present.
Right? What? No.
Yeah, you know what? You know what? Why don't you just take the gift back, give it to somebody who cares.
- Why are you being so mean? - Because, Annie, you and this this gift of Skype? You know what? This is a waste of time.
So this guy I wrote to about a job just invited me to a big gamer conference this week in Iceland.
- Iceland.
- Yeah.
Fun.
Let's not rush into anything until we consider all of our options.
Well, so far my only other option is that maybe Alec's right.
We should go back to square one and start over.
Or you could see if something happens that means you don't have to start over with Alec or go to Iceland.
Naomi.
I told you, don't try to fix this.
Hey.
Oh, hey, Max.
Hey.
Uh, Naomi.
Navid, what a surprise.
What? You asked me over.
I never asked you over.
But since you're here, actually, I need to talk to him.
I'll be right back.
Sure.
I'm gonna listen to some Bjork.
I need you to help me get Max's job back.
By going on a date with her.
That doesn't make it Oh.
Wow.
She's pretty.
Wait.
Bryce Woodbridge? Isn't she the ball-buster that fired Max? "Ball-buster" is an offensive phrase used to denigrate successful women.
And yes, she absolutely is.
She also happens to be vulnerable and lonely and just updated her status to "single," so I want you to go out with her.
- I don't even know her.
- Yes, you do.
I created a business page for you.
You sent her a message and asked if she'd like to go out for drinks.
Um, occupation "Small business CEO.
" You are running the Offshore.
"Interests include computer coding, solving difficult mathematical brain teasers.
" Okay, I had the lowest math AP score at Princeton.
She'll figure that out in five seconds.
She won't care.
She just got dumped by her fiancé two weeks before their wedding.
She is open to going out with vaguely acceptable men no offense.
Yeah, none taken, uh, but what does this have to do with Max's job? Bryce was telling me.
Apparently, someone was out to get Max when he was running Data Nitrate.
I tried to ask her who, but she's so angry and bitter about all the men in the world that she wouldn't tell me.
And I was just thinking, you could take her out, charm her.
Maybe she'll tell you what happened.
- Did I mention she's on the rebound and very hot? - Yeah.
Look, I'd really like to help you with this, - and yeah, maybe I'm a little lonely myself.
- Mm-hmm.
Uh, but I really need to get this Christmas party together, and it's harder than I thought.
I can't even get any drinks.
The distributors sold out weeks ago.
I know a guy who has a warehouse in Bellflower.
Really? No.
Thank you so much.
- What? - Ah, ah, ah.
I do for you, you do for me.
There's an e-mail in your inbox from Bryce.
Drinks tomorrow evening.
Have fun.
What if you give somebody a really cool Christmas gift, and they just start yelling at you? Is this about Riley? I know he's not your typical guy, but I gave him a Surface tablet so that we can keep in touch when I go to this writing program in Scotland.
Did you happen to mention Scotland before or after you gave him the gift? Sort of during? - And he got mad? - Mm.
Hmm.
It's kind of like the time that I told you I was going to go work on a fishing boat after high school instead of going to college, and you got upset with me.
Okay, you were talking about leaving for a really long time, and it was like I wasn't even a part of the decision.
Ugh.
Mystery solved.
Oy.
How much do you think I can get for my bike? Why are you selling your bike? Oh, no.
Now this creep wants money? Where did you find this? It was delivered to the Offshore in a gift basket.
- From? - From the studio.
But anybody could have put a note in there.
Now I got to get this money together.
Have you told Ashley about this? Ashley's the police.
She thinks my problem is some random paparazzo or a crazy stalker, which maybe it is, but I can't tell Ashley about Vanessa.
I'll give you the money.
What? No.
Uh, it's my money.
I can use it however I want to.
Don't bother arguing.
Just take the money and use it to find out who is behind this.
Or I could take the money and make the drop, and then beat the crap out of him.
Liam, make the drop.
I'll videotape the whole thing.
It's the only way to find out who's doing this.
Oh, my God.
Oh.
Hey.
Max said you were here.
This is great.
Uh.
I brought Rudolph.
It's your turn.
Oh, my gosh, how many years have we been passing this back and forth? Uh, since we were young enough to fight over it.
You know what? When the baby is born, I think Rudolph here will get his forever-home with you.
Well, it's not "when.
" It's "if.
" Teddy won't sign the release.
He wants to be the father.
Not the sperm-donor father.
He wants to be the father father.
Teddy would make a great dad.
Shane, too.
Oh, my God, I wish I had two gay dads who loved me to pieces and then could tell me when my dress and my bags were too matchy-matchy.
They're not like that.
My gay dads would be.
This is serious, Naomi.
What would this mean? Well, it would mean you have to share.
Nobody wants to share.
I don't want to share Max with Alec.
We didn't want to share Rudolph the Reindeer.
Sharing a kid with someone you don't live with is like It's like being divorced without ever getting married.
It's not like there isn't an upside to joint custody.
When I was taking care of Jacques, I couldn't just leave dry cat food out and fly off to Aspen for the weekend.
I had to watch that nanny like a hawk.
And the downside? We both know the downside, Sil.
It sucked when my parents split up.
Didn't feel like I got two homes and two families.
It felt like I had none.
I hated being stuck in the middle.
I hated it.
Especially during the holidays.
And Teddy and Shane live all the way in D.
C.
Who knows where I'm gonna end up? What if I just don't want to put my kid through all that? You have to tell Teddy he can't be involved.
He doesn't want to make the same mistake his parents did, but neither do you.
- Here you go your coffees.
- No, I'll get this.
Here.
No, no, no, you don't have to pay for mine.
Consider it my Christmas gift to you.
Merry Christmas.
Okay.
I mean, that's like, uh, just the perfect Christmas gift.
Actually, uh, speaking about Christmas, my uh, my friends they're throwing a party, and, uh, I would love for you to come.
I mean, with with with me.
You know, I could show you around and introduce you to people.
Yeah.
I can't.
I'm sorry.
I mean, thank you.
It was really nice of you to ask, but No, I I get it.
You know, it's, um I guess I shouldn't have assumed that since you got me a coffee, that we'd be spending Christmas together.
No.
It's not that.
It it's just, this is the first Christmas since the accident.
It's really weird without my dad.
Yeah.
Yeah, I'm I'm sorry, Megan.
No, it's not your fault.
It's just, there are so many things this time of year that remind me of what I've lost.
Whatever I do to feel better, it just it's still there, like a big hand squeezing my heart.
He's never coming back.
I'm sorry.
You didn't even know my dad.
Uh no.
Um I understand.
I really do.
Hey, Ashley.
Have you seen Liam? No.
He just took off.
He said he had some top secret Christmas shopping to do, so I couldn't come.
Can you tell him that I saw Vanessa, and she's back in town? Vanessa? The Vanessa he was engaged to? He told you about her? No, but it's my job to know about these things.
Okay, well, then you know that she's totally crazy.
She's this con artist, and she lied to him, and did a lot of other really bizarre stuff, and then robs him blind and left.
Nobody could believe it when they actually got back together and got engaged.
Then suddenly, she disappeared, thank God, but now she's back.
Are you sure it was Vanessa? I only saw her for a second at the hair salon, but when I snuck a look at the appointment book, the name said "Elizabeth McManus.
" Annie found, like, ten I.
D.
cards in her purse once, and that was one of the names.
Uh! Dixon again.
Apparently, my highlights are too subtle.
Can you please just warn Liam for me? Of course.
Thanks.
Adrianna, can you do me a favor and not mention this to anyone else? I want to keep tabs on Vanessa, and I don't want her tipped off.
Exes can be dangerous.
Yeah, for sure.
What's up? So what's this about you not coming to the Christmas party? I'm not in the mood for a party.
I had a fight with your sister.
So? Everybody fights with my sister.
Join the club.
Just, uh, put on some decent clothes.
Stop being a baby.
Hey, um, remember when you said I probably don't look at Megan as just a friend? So now you're realizing that you don't think of Megan as just a friend.
Okay.
What's she think of you as? Maybe she's thinking of me as more than a friend as well.
Except she doesn't know that I was in the accident that killed her dad.
Good move.
Yeah.
Save some surprises for the wedding night.
I didn't tell her because I didn't want to upset her, okay? I didn't even know that we were gonna be friends.
Now there's like a big wall up between us that she doesn't even know about.
So tear down that wall, Mr.
Gorbachev.
Look, you need to tell her as soon as possible.
Like at the party tonight.
Well, luckily, she won't be there.
So I got to go hang out with Annie, but you don't have to face a girl that you're not even mad at? Nice.
Dude, what are you so jacked up about? Annie got you a freaking tablet.
It's not about the gift.
The first thing that went through Annie's mind when this Scotland thing came up was, was that we should keep in touch.
Yeah, so? Because she doesn't think that I can go.
Look, dude, you don't know that, right? This whole wheelchair thing, this isn't new to me.
I act like it doesn't change anything, but I know that it does.
You know, eventually she's either gonna feel like she can't take this on anymore - or that I'm holding her back.
- Stop.
Stop! You're having this whole conversation with yourself.
Okay, look, if you're worried, why not just tell her, huh? See what happens? Why don't you tell Megan about the accident? It must be hard running a business like Data Nitrate, lots of people wanting lots of things.
- It has its ups and downs, that's for sure.
- Yeah.
- It's nice to get out, though.
- Yeah, isn't it? Well, what are some of the ups and downs? Like, going to the board to get someone hired or fired because of something someone else said about somebody? Uh, I'm not sure I know what you mean.
Yeah, me neither.
Hey, do you want fried calamari? I hear it's really good.
If you're hungry.
Okay, maybe we'll pass the fried.
That's fine.
No, I'm sorry.
It was just the appletinis.
I just broke up with my fiancé, and appletinis were our favorite drink.
It's, it's dumb.
No, it's not.
It's Christmas.
I just broke up with my old girlfriend, and I'm even over it, but I still feel pretty awful.
Really? What happened? Ah, it's a long story.
You want a Cosmo? Sure.
No, no one in Silicon Valley will return my calls.
It's like I'm suddenly a nobody.
Honey, it's the holidays.
Everything's gonna be fine.
Just let go, and let Naomi.
Hand me some holly sprigs, please.
You know what? I'm really not in a party mood.
I'm just gonna head home.
Babe, will you please stop worrying, okay? As if I would just stand by when I know that Bryce can be convinced.
Bryce? What are you talking about? Bryce? Well, you do want your job back, don't you? I didn't want you to interfere.
I know, but No, you don't.
If you listened to me, you might know, but that's not how you do things.
Oh, well, excuse me.
Excuse me for for for not wanting to see you in pain.
Excuse me for wanting to make your life a little bit better.
Naomi, what you want is to fix your nice, little picture of the world, where where Naomi Miller-Clark and and Max Clark-Miller live happily ever after without anyone or anything that you don't like.
- Wow.
- But guess what.
No, Naomi, guess what.
You got your wish.
Because thanks to you not listening to me, I I have nothing and no one but you.
Oh, that's great, Max.
That's really great! Ashley? I thought you were a real cop.
What's wrong? I need to know where you're going.
I have to keep you safe.
I'm fine.
Go to the party.
Relax.
See you later.
I can't let you do that.
What do you mean you can't let me do that? Liam, you need to tell me the truth.
You work for me.
I don't have to tell you anything.
Actually, I work for the LAPD, and you're right, you don't have to tell me anything.
You have the right to remain silent What are you doing? You're under arrest.
Mmm.
So now she's having a baby with, uh, this gay friend of ours, and I I'm happy for her.
I just, I feel like a dope for hanging on so long.
Well, I won't be waiting by the phone for Todd to call.
I wasted two years on this guy Alec who never wanted to be more than friends.
Alec? Yeah, although maybe being friends is the better way to go.
At least Alec got me my job.
H how did Alec do that? He told me exactly what to say in the interview in order to impress his former partner.
All I had to do was promise to fire the guy once I got the job.
Here to help us ring in the holidays are the amazing Tegan and Sara.
Stay You're leaving in the morning anyway My heart You'll cut it out, you never liked me anyway Why do you take me down this road If you don't wanna walk with me? Why do you wait to go it alone When you could just talk to me? So, uh it's good to see you.
It's good to see you, too.
Peace on earth? Yeah.
Good will towards men.
At least this man anyway.
Thank you.
The gift.
I I love it.
- Even the Skype.
- I know I should have told you that I was going to Scotland before I gave it to you.
Yeah.
Yeah, you should have, but I should have told you that I'm I'm starting to take us together more seriously.
Maybe more seriously than than you're ready for.
I don't know what to say.
Hey.
I'm sorry.
I didn't mean to interrupt or anything.
Um, can you take a picture of me and Annie - for our mom for Christmas? - Yeah.
Yeah, let's do it.
You want to sit in the chair? - Uh, no, I think it'd be better if you sit down.
- Okay.
I'll just, uh, stand over here.
Oh, yeah.
I don't need those anymore.
Yeah, the doctor said I'm good to go.
I'll be 100%, like nothing ever happened.
Oh, my God, Dixon, are you serious? Dead serious.
It's all over.
Oh, that is the best Christmas present ever! Oh! So.
Merry Christmas.
Merry Christmas.
I'll go get us some drinks.
Yeah.
Ah, Tedd um, about what you offered, I was touched.
I thought it was really quite lovely, and um, you know, I I totally understand but I really want to do this alone.
And I can't thank you enough.
What? No, Silver, this is not just something you can thank me for and walk away, I mean, why isn't this a good thing? What's wrong with help from me and Shane? It's not about that.
It's about not complicating my life or my child's life.
You mean our child.
- Please don't do this to me.
- What am I doing? I'm just trying to be a part of my baby's life.
It's not yours, ok? We made a deal, you gave me something, and you can't just take it away.
- Silver, th - No, I All I want to get is A little bit closer Here comes the breath before we get A little bit closer Here comes the rush before we touch Come a little closer The doors are open, the wind is really blowing The night sky is changing overhead It's not just all physical You're here.
I managed to spruce up your little Christmas party.
Tegan and Sara came into town for 24 hours, and I got them to perform.
- Hey, Naomi, listen, uh - What? Bryce didn't tell you anything.
You know what? - Honestly that's fine with me.
- Yeah, it was Alec.
That's who wanted Max out.
He got Bryce the CEO job.
Alec what are you talking about? - No, I got Bryce.
- Yeah, Alec made sure you did.
He told her what to say and he told her the job was hers if she'd get Max fired.
He was the one out to get Max.
I have to go.
So let's make things physical I won't treat you like you're oh so typical I want you close, I want you I won't treat you like you're typical I want you close, I want you Merry Christmas.
Hey.
I got my hair done.
Do you like it? Yeah, it looks pretty good.
And I got you a present.
It's not going to explode.
Look, I know you're still really angry at me, but we loved each other once.
If I could ask for one gift from you, it'd be to stop torturing me, please.
You know, maybe we should skip the presents this year.
All I want to know is Can you come a little closer? Come on, come on, Liam, where are you? Vanessa? You're still alive? Yeah, sorry about that.
Where's my money? All right, this isn't a police station.
You want to tell me what's really going on? I need to keep you safe.
I can't let you go back to Vanessa.
Okay, I I don't know what you're talking about, but, believe me, that's not going to happen.
Stop lying to me.
Adrianna was so worried this morning when she saw Vanessa, she told me everything.
What? No, 'cause, believe me, she did not see Vanessa this morning.
She did.
Stop pretending you don't know she's back.
You were on your way to meet her.
That's who sent me the letter.
Ashley you, you got to let me go.
I I got to go see Vanessa.
So you're just going to go to her after all the things she did to you? Yes, yes, I have to.
I I can solve all my problems tonight.
I can't let you do that.
I'm sorry, Liam.
What's wrong with you? How can you do that to him? Stay out of it, Shane.
Everything was going fine until you came back - and you got involved.
- No, it wasn't fine, and I am involved.
You can't ask him to give up the right to be a parent to his own child.
It's not gonna be his.
Then, why does he have to sign his rights away? Listen, I know the best lawyers in Washington, and Teddy has legal standing, so unless you want to take this seriously, we're gonna take you to court.
Megan, hey, um, come in.
Um, I stopped by the party, but they said you left.
Yeah, uh you didn't miss much.
I missed you.
Uh, staying at home by myself didn't make me happy.
I realized the only thing that does no matter how much I miss my dad is you.
N no, I'm, I'm glad to hear you say that.
Um, you definitely make me happy, too.
But, um, Megan, a about your, your dad and the accident I was there.
What are you talking about? I was in the other car.
Th that's, that's how I got hurt.
I I was there when your dad died.
Look, look, I'm so sorry.
The only reason I didn't tell you is 'cause I thought you'd hate me.
Where is this coming from? No talking.
Whose life are you trying to ruin, Alec, mine or Max's? What? Naomi I know what you did.
You got Bryce her job, had her fire Max for what, revenge? I don't know what you're talking about.
Oh, spare me the denial and the lies, please.
You got rid of Madison, you tried to get rid of me.
When that didn't work out, you destroyed the only other thing that Max really loved the company he built.
No, we built Max and I together.
Okay, so, what, if you can't have him, no one else can? It's, it's like you, you tried to get rid of everybody and everything in his life except you, like you're some crazy ex-girlfriend or you're in love with him or something.
Oh, my God, you are, aren't you? Okay, see, now you're just talking crazy.
Does he know? Please don't tell him.
I knew he could never be more than a friend, okay, but I I just kept feeling like he was getting pulled away from me.
I know what did wal wrong, but I didn't want to lose him.
So you tried to make things the way you wanted them.
No matter what Max wanted or if he got hurt.
I can't expect you to understand.
No, I understand all too well.
I did the exact same thing.
Naomi I'm not going to tell Max something that's going to hurt him, Alec.
I've done enough.
Riley Wallace for Dr.
Bronson.
I've changed my mind.
I'm gonna go through with the spinal surgery.
Max, we really have to talk.
"Naomi I have to think.
Went to the gamer conference in Iceland.
" Liam.
Liam! He's not here.
Where is he? Well, he was running around with 500 grand in his backpack.
Maybe he just took off.
Oh, come on, if I did something to him, then why was I there, waiting for my money? I don't know, you were the one who sent him those letters.
You're trying to extort him for half a million dollars.
How do I know you didn't hit him over the head or something? I would never hurt Liam, I loved him, but if he didn't love me back, then he needs to pay me for falling off a balcony and almost breaking my neck.
Don't you think? You are so way beyond crazy.
- If you did anything to him - Then what? You'll push me off a cliff? I was there to find out who was trying to rip him off for half a million dollars.
Oh, sorry, Nancy Drew.
How much clearer can I be? I didn't do anything.
Well, if you didn't do anything to him, then where the hell is Liam?