Virgin River (2019) s03e02 Episode Script

Sticky Feet

Feel better?
Yeah, I do.
Hey, you ready to go?
The fire chief said there's
nothing more we can do.
Brie will stay at the Fitches'
if you want your room at the bar,
but you can stay with me if you want.
I don't feel so good.
- Hey.
- The adrenaline's making him nauseous.
Yeah. I need to get him out of here.
He might also be dealing
with triggers from Iraq.
- I know.
- I'm so sorry.
- I know this is rough on both of you.
- Thanks.
Let's go.
How's he holding up?
Honestly, I don't know.
A man can only take so much
before he breaks.
Can I get you something to eat?
No, thanks.
- Are you sure?
- No, I'm good. Thank you.
Hey, you don't have
to put on a brave face,
you know, especially with me.
You just lost your
house. It's a big deal.
There's no point getting
worked up about it, is there?
Not gonna change anything.
Still, it's okay to
feel what you're feeling.
I feel like it's been
one thing after another.
I know. You've been through a lot.
So have you.
Yeah, and you let me cry,
and yell
and then cry some more.
Getting emotional doesn't
really work for me.
I just end up breaking things.
Well, you can break whatever you want,
but I'd prefer you do it at the bar
because I don't have renters' insurance.
I'll remember that next time
I feel like smashing stuff.
Hey, hey.
I'm here for you. Whatever you need.
Thanks. I'm gonna grab a shower
and try to get some sleep.
I love you.
Love you too.
Yeah, no, that'd be great.
Okay, I'll come by tomorrow.
Thank you.
- Hey.
- Was that the fire investigator?
No, it was Jo Ellen. I called
to see if she had any vacancies.
Oh. Okay.
Do you not want to stay here?
It's not that. It's just
there's not a lot of room.
Well, I mean, I can clear
out one of the closets.
Doc will let me store
stuff at the clinic.
- I don't want you to have to do that.
- It's really not a problem.
What is it that Hope said
about guests and fish?
I don't wanna overstay my welcome.
That was a completely different
situation, and we're in a relationship.
It doesn't mean we won't
get on each other's nerves.
Oh, I'm sorry. What do
I do that annoys you?
Nothing. It's more that
I would be bothering you.
I just I don't want you to
feel obligated to have me here.
- I don't.
- It's been one night.
All right. Well, you think about it.
I gotta go to work. I'll see you later.
Hurricane Ida has shifted course.
Residents of Hilton
Head, Port Royal Island,
and Fort Fremont, South Carolina
are bracing for landfall
later this evening.
Upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane,
forecasters are predicting
storm surges nine to 12 feet high
with winds up to 125 miles per
Your call has been forwarded
to an automated voice messaging system.
Hope, hi, it's me.
Listen, if you're still in Port Royal,
you and Nancy need to
evacuate immediately.
This hurricane has gotten too strong
for you to try and ride it out.
Uh, your best bet is
to drive to Allendale.
That is the safest route
that I can figure out.
Uh, you take Highway 21
North to Highway 278 West.
And call me the minute you get there,
and let me know that you're okay.
And just be careful out
there, will ya? Um
I love you.
- Good morning.
- Hey.
By chance, do you have
Mrs. Gardner's file?
She's coming for a well-check
today, which should be interesting.
- Uh-huh.
- The last time I saw her,
she told me to enjoy my
figure while I'm young
because someday my metabolism will stop,
and I won't be able to
wear skinny jeans anymore.
Yeah, her her
file's in the office.
Hey, is everything okay?
Category 3 hurricane is headed
straight for Port Royal Island.
Oh my God!
Were they able to evacuate?
I I don't know. I haven't been
able to reach Hope or her aunt,
and I think maybe their power is out.
Oh my God. I'm so sorry.
- Yeah.
- I can cover if you need to go home.
Nothing I can do at home. I might
as well distract myself with work.
Well, let me know if you change
your mind or if you need anything.
Very kind of you. I'll be okay.
So, uh, how's Jack doing?
Uh, yeah, he
he says he's fine.
He wants to stay at the B&B
instead of staying with me.
Well, not surprising.
I mean, Jack is pretty self-reliant.
In fact, that's a
point of pride for him.
That's definitely true.
Right, so maybe he just needs
to stand on his own for a while
to feel like he has some
control over his life.
So you're saying I should be supportive
if he wants to stay at the B&B.
I am not saying anything. I'm
just calling it like I see it.
- Chicken.
- Yeah, a chicken with a lot of experience.
Oh, um, Lilly came by
looking for you last night
while I was closing out.
- Oh, is Chloe okay?
- Chloe's fine.
I just sensed it was a lady thing.
- "A lady thing."
- Yeah.
Are you sure you're not a
character from Outlander?
Oh, very funny.
I'm afraid I'm a bit early.
Good morning, Virginia.
That's okay. You can have
a seat. I'll be right there.
Uh, well, I'm gonna go grab her file.
Hello? Hello?
Vernon, hi. It's Julia from the agency.
Hi. Hi, how are you?
I'm good, thank you.
So I have two promising candidates
coming in to meet with you today.
That's very good.
Will there be anyone else
joining the interview?
- Such as?
- Your nurse.
It can be helpful to have
another perspective in the room.
I told you this search
will remain confidential.
Oh, I thought you meant externally.
When it comes to small businesses,
usually new hires are transparent.
I run my clinic on a need-to-know basis.
Right now, nobody else needs to know.
Of course, but you'd wanna know
if there was a personality issue
before bringing someone in.
And in my experience, when
employees are blindsided,
it can cause quite a
headache for management.
Well, this management is
going to stay the course.
- You have a nice day.
- You too.
Oh, don't mind me.
Grandma, you don't
need to cover your eyes.
Oh, I don't wanna invade your privacy.
What privacy?
Uh, so I made some shortbread
for you this morning.
- Thanks, Grandma.
- There you go, dear.
That was so nice of you.
Okay. Uh, back to my room.
Call me if you need anything.
Forgot the milk.
Can't have cookies without milk.
Isn't she great?
All right.
Here we are, dears.
There's one for you, and one for you.
And now, um, is there
anything else I can get you?
- Can I have a napkin?
- Oh, well, of course, dear.
- What?
- A napkin? Really?
There you are.
Now I'll get out of your hair.
- What do you have against napkins?
- Don't you want to be alone with me?
We are alone.
We aren't. Your grandma might
as well be sitting between us.
- Well, this is her house.
- Exactly.
So if you ever wanna have sex again,
you better find
somewhere we can be alone.
Here we go.
I tried calling you last night.
Yeah, sorry. I wasn't up for chatting.
Are you okay?
I'm fine.
The house is gone, but that's
what insurance is for, right?
- You need to play the lottery.
- Why is that?
Because the universe owes you.
I don't think the universe gives a crap.
Well, are you staying with Mel?
Yeah, for now.
I gotta decide if I wanna move in
with her or stay at the Fitches'.
Why would you wanna stay at the B&B?
I don't want her to feel overwhelmed.
She's got enough on her plate.
What does she want you to do?
She wants me to stay with her.
What else is she gonna say?
I don't know her that well,
but she seems pretty direct.
She is. She's also compassionate.
She could be offering out of sympathy.
I don't think that's the case.
But if you're uncomfortable,
move back. I'll stay at the B&B.
I thought you were heading home soon.
Uh, I actually decided to
take some extra personal time.
And your boss signed off on that?
Hey, don't worry about me.
Just take care of yourself, huh?
- Hi.
- Hey!
- Hello.
- Hi.
- You don't have to check up on me.
- I'm just getting some lunch.
- Oh, really?
- Mm-hmm.
- It's not even noon.
- I know, and I'm already starving.
- Mm-hmm.
- What?
You know that it's a known fact
that stress triggers
hormones related to appetite.
That's why they call it stress eating.
Oh, so this is about your
stress from last night, not mine.
If you hadn't been a nurse,
you'd have been a great attorney.
Thank you.
So, any news on the house?
Yeah, they say faulty wiring
in the attic caused the fire.
Oh. Well, that's good news.
Well, that it wasn't set intentionally.
Oh, wow. You're setting the bar
for good news pretty low there.
Yeah, it increases the amount
of good news in the world.
Good point.
Hey, Mel.
Sorry I'm late. Connie came by to help,
and after she cleaned up the kitchen,
it took me half an hour to find my keys.
- Her heart was in the right place.
- Just not your keys.
- Funny.
- Thank you.
Why don't I get a server
to bring your food?
Oh, that would be great. Thank you.
Uh, I'll take the
barbecue chicken salad.
- Copy that.
- Thanks.
Um, you'll come over tonight, right?
Yeah. I'll bring dinner.
Great. I'll see you then.
Hey! Man, I heard about
the fire. How you doing?
Sick and tired of people
askin' how I'm doing.
Right. You've never been a good patient.
You had a six-inch hole in your back.
Two days later, you're asking when
you could get back to your squad.
I hate being down and
out, you know that.
I hear ya.
I, uh, did find something
that might cheer you up though.
What's that?
- A lead on Jimmy's location.
- Oh yeah?
I'm on my way over to
speak with Sheriff Duncan.
All right.
- Thanks.
- Yeah.
Man, I feel bad. You gotta be
missing the action back home.
I'm actually digging Virgin River.
- Really?
- Yeah.
I never pictured you
as a small-town guy.
I like the vibe. Yeah.
Like today, before work,
instead of being stuck in
traffic, I went fishing.
Right? You catch any?
That wasn't the point.
- Fish just gotta get used to me.
- Yeah, keep trying.
- Later, brother.
- Thank you, man.
Please don't cry. Here we go.
Thank you. It's okay. See?
We're on the move now, honeybun.
It's okay. It's okay.
It's okay, sweetie.
Here you go. That's a good girl.
No. It's okay, buddy.
Mom, what are you doing? I
thought you wanted to shop.
I needed some fresh air. That's all.
- You sure you're okay? You look tired.
- Well, I'm getting old, I guess.
I don't have the energy I
had when you were little.
You're not old.
Oh, sometimes I feel like I'm 100.
It's because you do too much.
You're taking care of me and Chloe.
I'm a grown-up. I can do my own laundry.
I like doing things for you. I
won't always be around to do them.
What are you talking about?
If you're like Grandma Fran, you'll
be playing with Chloe's grandkids.
Wouldn't that be something.
First in your class, University
of Washington. Terrific school.
You've been practicing family
medicine at San Francisco General.
- Correct.
- And currently living in Grace Valley.
Yes, my wife grew up there.
So, you'd be willing
to live in Virgin River?
No, I'd I'd commute.
Aside from your nurse practitioner,
how many medical assistants do you have?
If you live two hours away, how
would you handle after-hours calls?
I guess they'd drive to the
Urgent Care in Clear River.
Oh, you guess.
You guessed wrong.
- Hey, boss, we got a problem.
- What is it?
The hydraulic hose on a
feller buncher ruptured.
Damn it.
- Is everyone all right?
- Bud nearly lost his hand.
So? What's the damage?
New feller buncher costs around 50k.
We don't have that. How much
to repair the one we've got?
We'd need a heavy vehicle mechanic.
A good one will run
you 40 bucks an hour.
Find someone willing
to charge a flat rate.
Uh, those guys don't grow on trees.
But I'll figure it out.
And let's
let's keep this to ourselves, all right?
Guys start thinking the company's
in trouble, they'll bolt,
then I'm screwed.
All right.
Oh, follow that road, and it'll take
you right back to the main highway.
Okay. Thanks. Let me know
if you change your mind
about the references.
- Hey.
- Hey! Who was that?
Oh, just some tourist.
Asking about references?
- I thought he said preferences.
- Preferences for what?
Well, your guess is as good as
mine. Would you like some coffee?
Yes, please. I would love it.
Oh, and I brought you this.
- Oh, that jam.
- Strawberry.
Thank you. I hope you didn't go
to too much trouble on my account.
No. Not at all.
have you heard from Hope?
- No.
- Anything on the news?
The weather may have made it
impossible for them to evacuate.
Her aunt, Nancy, she's
almost 90, in a wheelchair,
and Hope would never leave her behind.
The island is very exposed.
Any substantial storm surge
and then the flooding
Okay, listen.
If I had to bet money on someone
to survive a natural disaster,
it'd be Hope.
Ida has no idea what she is up against.
Why don't we have a game of
backgammon to distract you?
Well, I suppose I do have some
time before my next appointment.
Mm, excellent.
Set's in the office. I'll be right back.
And I will clear the table.
I am not so sure I can focus.
- That's all right. No pressure from me.
- Oh, yeah.
You'll just double the bet.
Oh, Mel.
Oh, Brie! Hey!
- What are you doing here in Clear River?
- Picking up clothes for Jack.
Oh, so am I.
I felt like I was
drowning in a sea of plaid.
Well, you obviously know my brother.
I think he came out of the womb
wearing a button-down flannel.
I can picture that.
There's a nail salon
just down the street.
I was gonna try it out. Wanna come?
Um, yeah. Doc said I had some time.
- So there's no reason not to go.
- That's right. Okay.
So, how often do you visit Jack?
I actually haven't seen him
for about a year and a half.
Last time was when I came
to see a friend from college
who'd moved to Garberville.
Oh. Where'd you go to college?
- I went to Chapman for undergrad.
- Stop.
- Are you serious?
- Yeah.
- I went to Chapman.
- No way!
- Yes!
- I've never met anyone who went there.
- Most people haven't heard of it.
- I know!
I can't believe this.
When did you graduate?
- 2007.
- We were there at the same time.
- What was your major?
- Political science.
- Health sciences.
- Opposite sides of the campus.
- Still, I'm sure we crossed paths.
- I'm sure we did.
What a small world.
- May I help you?
- I have a surprise for you.
- If you brought me lunch, I already ate.
- It's not lunch.
Then what is it?
If I tell you, then it
won't be a surprise anymore.
Okay. Then why are you telling me now?
You need to tell Connie you're
spending the night at a friend's.
Why would I do that?
Because I'm taking you somewhere.
Somewhere not in Virgin River?
- Correct.
- Okay.
- What should I wear?
- Just normal clothes.
- Will I need a jacket?
- Don't think so.
- A sleeping bag?
- No.
- Will there be candy?
- There can be if you want.
Do I need pajamas?
Now I'm intrigued.
Good. That's what I was going for.
- Can't believe how ragged my nails were.
- Oh, I know. Me too.
I love that color. What's it called?
Isn't it cute? Put It In Neutral.
- Red Hot Rio.
- Bold!
- You know what else we should try?
- Hm?
Temper. It's a pastry shop.
They have this milk
chocolate salted caramel cake.
Oh, stop.
- What do you think?
- Cute. It goes with your nails.
You think?
- Oh God!
- Whoa!
- Sorry.
- Are you okay?
Yeah, I'm fine.
- Here, let me help.
- All good. I got it.
Oh my God! It's so romantic!
- You like it?
- Uh, yeah!
Can I help you?
Oh, uh, yeah. We'd like a cabin, please.
Mm-hm. And are you
accompanied by an adult?
Oh, well, we're both, uh, 18.
Well, actually, she's, uh, 19, so
I'm gonna need to see both your IDs.
- When will you be checking out?
- Tomorrow.
- Luggage?
- No. Uh
I'll be right back.
- I think he thinks we're gonna have sex.
- We are gonna have sex.
Okay, two double beds
We'd like a king, please.
Okay, fine.
I'm gonna need a credit
card for incidentals.
- I only have cash.
- I'm sorry, sir.
We require a credit
card to secure the cabin.
- Here.
- Thank you.
Hey, I know you. We met at Jack's.
Oh, you're, um
Brie. Right.
What can I get you?
Uh, I'll have a whiskey
sour. Do you want a drink?
No, thanks. I, uh, should get going.
I was just being polite.
Well, if you're gonna twist my
arm, uh, I'll have another one.
I'll get the next round.
How do you know
there'll be a next round?
From experience.
Well, that's a bold statement.
- Does Jack know you're here?
- No. Why?
He wouldn't want me having
drinks with his sister.
How do you know I'm his sister?
Small town. I might've
asked around a little.
Oh, you did, did you?
Any other dirt I should be aware of?
I heard you're an
attorney, and you're single.
Wow, you've got quite the grapevine.
Well, did I hear wrong?
Well, one is true, and the
other one is complicated.
- You gonna tell me which is which?
- Doubt it.
Because I don't know you.
Well, we should fix that.
You okay if I go? I wanna
have dinner with Christopher.
Yeah, you get out of here. It's slow.
I was thinking about closing soon.
Decide what you're gonna do about Mel?
I thought about staying with her, but
Yeah, but?
- I think I'm gonna check into the B&B.
- Yeah? How come?
It's easier. I won't have to worry
about imposing on her, you know?
Or you could view it as an opportunity
to find out if you two really connect.
And if we don't? That's not
something I wanna find out right now.
Well, I gotta say I have never
known you to shy away from anything.
- Hey!
- Hey.
- I could really use a 7 and 7 right now.
- Settle for a 7 Up?
That seems to be my drink
of choice these days.
- No, Preach, you go. I got it.
- Thanks. Bye, Charmaine.
You know, I still remember the
first time I came into this place.
You spent 20 minutes
trying to talk me out of
ordering a white zinfandel.
Unsuccessfully, I might add.
Yeah, well, I appreciated the effort.
And doesn't that feel
like a million years ago?
Well, we've had a lot happen since then.
Yeah, we have.
Um, listen,
I came here to apologize.
For what?
I was really hard on you
throughout our breakup,
and I shouldn't have pushed
you the way that I did.
It's okay.
No, it's not. I get it now.
The minute I met Todd,
it was just like
"Wow," you know?
And you and I were never like that.
I wasn't looking for anything permanent.
I know. And I was, and I
should've listened to you.
- Thank you.
- Anytime.
And I am so happy that you found Mel
because if you didn't, I
never would've met Todd.
Well, I'm happy that you're happy.
But I gotta ask.
I mean, I never would've
pictured you with a guy like Todd.
Why not?
Well, you know, the personal barber.
The income property. You gotta
admit, he's a little much.
No, no, no. That's what I love
about him. I mean, he's confident,
and he wants to get married
and have a big family.
And thanks to his income property,
you don't need to worry about
finding another place for the twins.
What does that mean?
I I heard about the fire,
and I'm so sorry, by the way.
Uh, but at least you don't have to
stress about finding another house.
I'm not stressed out.
I spoke to the contractor
about rebuilding.
Oh, construction always
takes longer than you think.
So instead of renting the house out,
Todd and I will live
together in Clear River.
It's got a huge yard and a big pool.
My house will be ready
within six months.
The kids won't even be walking by then.
I'm just saying that if you
decide not to rebuild or whatever,
you can visit the
twins whenever you want.
Yeah, and Todd says we don't even
need a formal custody agreement.
We can have an open-door policy, and
you can come and go as you please.
Within reason, of course.
Oh, that's that's Todd, um
I should go. Thank you
so much for the 7 Up.
Hey! Yeah!
You're all heart, Wilbur.
- And I want you to know something.
- What is it, Ed?
If I should go first,
everything I own goes to you.
That's kind of you,
but I'll look silly with
horseshoes and a saddle.
I wish I could
Jeez, did you go all the way
back to Virgin River for ice?
- We need to leave.
- We just got here.
- I saw Charlie in the parking lot.
- Who's Charlie?
You know, Charlie, gray
hair, hangs out at Jack's?
- That really old guy?
- Yeah.
You know the desk
clerk? That's his nephew.
I mean, what are the chances?
In a place like this? Pretty high.
- Charlie knows everyone.
- So?
So he could tell Connie we're here.
Paul could tell someone
who knows Connie.
- Who's Paul?
- The guy who checked us in.
That guy doesn't care what we're
doing, and Charlie is, like, 100.
I'll bet he's already
forgotten he even saw you.
We are in this amazing cabin all alone.
I know.
So we shouldn't waste
any time talking, okay?
I'm sorry. I can't stop
thinking about Connie.
Would you rather think
about Connie than me?
Of course not.
Okay, then.
Does this help?
Uh, yeah.
How about another one?
- Yeah, that's much better.
- Okay, then.
Your call has been forwarded
- Hey there.
- Hey.
What? Did I forget
something at the office?
No. I was in the mood to play
cards, and Jack's busy. So
You know, I'm just really not up for
Just one game. Just one.
- Okay.
- Okay. Great.
What are we playin'?
Go Fish.
- Really?
- Mm-hmm.
It's the only game I know how to play.
This is obviously about Hope.
No, I just felt like playing cards.
Well, I still haven't
heard from her if that's
what you want to know.
Have you seen the news?
Yeah, hurricane made landfall
about an hour ago, and, uh
That footage was so bad.
I just had to turn it off.
Well, watching won't help anyone.
I'll go first.
- Do you have a seven?
- You know, this is so silly.
Why don't I teach you to play Solitaire?
Seven or no seven?
- Stubborn.
- Hm.
Just like Hope.
Go fish.
If I could just get a
hold of her, I would be
I'd be fine.
Have you tried the local police station?
Yeah, the lines Phone
lines are all jammed.
Seems like there's
nothing else you can do.
I know, I know, it's
driving me crazy.
Course it is.
Do you have a nine?
Right now, the storm
surge is at ten feet.
If they're still at that house,
the chances of drowning
What about rescue efforts?
Impossible. The wind's clocking
in over 100 miles an hour.
You have a king?
Go fish.
I can't lose her.
She is everything to me.
I know.
I know.
And I know how hard it is to wait.
Mark was in surgery for three
hours before he passed away.
The not knowing was unbearable.
So I understand the kind
of pain that you're in.
And you lost him anyway.
No. No, no.
That was my story. It does not
mean that it's gonna happen to you.
- Yet it could.
- Yes, it could.
But for now, you still have hope.
That was so bad.
I apologize. That was
completely unplanned.
Thank you. Thank you for coming over.
Of course.
I just want you to know that
you're not alone in this.
We're up to about ten.
- Oh!
- Got one?
- I got three.
- Hey.
What are you guys up to?
Preach, I got bugs living in my hair!
- What?
- There's been a lice incident at camp.
- Didn't you see the email?
- No, I didn't.
So so, how bad is it?
Well, I've stripped the beds
and washed all the towels
and Christopher's clothing.
When I'm done with his hair, I'm
gonna start in on your closet.
No, Connie, thanks.
But, you know, you don't have
to do that. Besides, it's late.
You're welcome to take over if you like,
but even if you miss one single nit,
you'll need to rewash everything
and start the entire process over.
Right. Okay, then, um, you
should probably keep going.
Preach, Google says lice
attach themselves to human hair.
- Wanna know how they hold on?
- No, I don't.
They use their sticky
feet. Isn't that gross?
Yes, it is.
Sticky feet.
- Hey.
- Hey.
Sorry I'm late. I
stopped off to see Doc.
No worries.
Any word from Hope?
No, uh, but the hurricane
sounds pretty bad.
Oh. Should I call him?
He said he's going to sleep,
but go see him tomorrow.
Uh, okay, so I got you some clothes.
What? You didn't have to do that.
I told you I have a
few things at the bar.
I know, but eventually,
you're gonna run out of socks.
Well, if by eventually you
mean tomorrow, you're right.
- Thank you.
- You're welcome.
What made you think to go to the store?
If it was me, I wouldn't wanna
be reminded of everything I lost
by having to wear the same
clothes over and over again.
You truly are a beautiful
person. You know that?
I'm serious. Always thinking about
how to make other people's lives better.
Where's that come from?
- I don't know. My mom was like that.
- I wish I'd gotten to meet her.
You would've loved her.
Well, I certainly love her daughter.
So, uh, I was wondering, um,
does the invitation for
me to stay still stand?
Yes, of course it does. Yes.
- Okay. Good.
- Yes.
Wanna come back to my place?
Uh, just to be safe, I
don't think you should drive.
So, then let's go back to your place.
How about I take you
back to Jack's instead?
Or we could find something else to do.
This was fun.
You're a hell of a pool player.
Just, um
I don't want you to think I'm
taking advantage or anything.
Hey, I never do anything
I don't wanna do.
You are so freaking
gorgeous, you know that?
- Is that what you think?
- Mm-hmm.
Don't you wanna kiss me?
Of course.
It's just
Jack is
so upset with me, and
No one needs to know.
It could be our little secret.
Lilly, hi.
Hi. I'm so sorry. If it's too
late, I can come back tomorrow.
No, not at all. Come on in.
Jack just ran to the bar.
Okay, thank you.
Yeah, I left you a voice mail.
Doc said you were looking for me.
Yeah. I'm I'm so sorry. I, um
I didn't know who else to tell.
Lilly, what is it?
I have cancer.
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