When Calls The Heart (2014) s09e05 Episode Script

Journey into the Light

1 Previously on When Calls the Heart LUCAS: Jack and I are gonna have so much fun.
ROSEMARY: I saw Lucas and little Jack earlier today.
Lucas will make a wonderful father.
We can't recognize accreditation outside of our district.
This is still my school under my authority.
ROSEMARY: Right now our new mayor is news.
I just don't think he's cut out for this job.
If you intend on sending me some kind of message to try and intimidate me, I'm fine with that.
But I'm warning you both not to go anywhere near Ms.
Thornton or her son.
I've heard people say that time flies but the days drag on, and I've found that time does fly, especially when it comes to how fast my little boy is growing up.
I see it.
But I've also found that the days fly, so I try filling them with fun and adventure, to encourage in Jack the kind of curiosity instilled in me as a child.
Good glorious day, you two.
Hi, Aunt Rosemary.
Are you heading to the office? The news never takes a day off.
Oh, heavens That would look good on our masthead, wouldn't you say? Mmm.
Have you seen Lee by any chance? No, is everything all right? Well, to tell you the truth, I'm not sure.
It seems ever since we Mrs.
Thornton! Mrs.
Thornton! Allie! Oh, my goodness! - Welcome home, young lady.
- Thank you.
I'm glad to be back.
Jack, you've gotten big! Some day you'll be big enough to ride a horse all by yourself.
Allie thinks that I should have let her ride back from Rock Creek alone.
Oh, well that is a long way.
I don't know whether or not I'd would wanna ride all that way alone myself.
I'm sure your uncle wanted to come get you so he could spend more time with you.
We've had lots of time together.
We hardly went faster than a trot.
Well, after a trip that long why don't you two get some ice cream? I heard about the new soda fountain and I cannot wait to go.
What do you say we head there now? Sounds good to me.
Bye everybody.
- Bye.
- Bye.
She's gotten to be quite the little rider.
Thank you for letting me ride Sergeant.
I'll put him away for you.
Enjoy your ice cream.
Well, I should be off to work.
You two have a wonderful day.
And you.
Woah! Arr! I'm a pirate! - Yo-ho-ho! - Yo-ho-ho! [LAUGHING.]
Boys, he's all yours.
COOPER: Where are they taking him? Granville Penitentiary.
Prison? Well, until he goes to trial.
How long do you imagine that will be? Well, it's hard to say.
It may turn out he never goes to trial.
He hit Mountie Nathan with his car.
Well, that man says he didn't mean to, and he has a right to defend himself in court.
You're lucky my pop caught him.
Joseph! - See you later.
- Bye, Bill.
Just the man I was looking for.
Then who else are you looking for? Oh, well your dad is helping me with something for Mrs.
Coulter and I'm trying to keep it a surprise.
So, Joseph, you think maybe you could come to the mill with me? I'm up to my elbows, Lee.
One minute.
Two, tops.
Meet me at the soda fountain, Coop? You bet.
Hey, Allie! Allie! See the new soda fountain? It looks like I'm gonna be spending a lot of time here.
Allie, why don't you why don't you just head in with Cooper? Ok.
What do you think that's all about? BILL: They do seem thick as thieves.
Why don't you go on and be with Allie? I'll keep an eye on things out here.
Something like this will definitely hold your hair back when you ride.
There's just so many choices.
I see you two have met.
Your niece was telling me about your trip back - from her grandparents'.
- Oh? Did she tell you how slow we rode? I didn't say a word.
But we did ride awfully slow.
Well, maybe you and I can go riding sometime.
I race like the wind.
Hey! Allie! Welcome home.
Thanks, Dr.
Mei, I have some prescriptions.
Let's step in back.
Excuse us.
Oh, my gosh.
She is so beautiful.
- You think so? - Uh-huh.
I haven't noticed.
You're just like someone else I know.
The man is working.
I suppose.
I thought this headline board was a good idea but now I'm beginning to wonder.
Well, there aren't very many headlines.
People keep covering them up with their own personal notices.
"Wanted: Good milk cow.
" "Looking to rent a room.
" "Wedding dress for sale, white lace, worn once by mistake.
" Rosemary Rosemary, is everything all right? Ulgh! Earlier, when Nathan and Allie rode up, you were starting to ask me something.
I wanted to know do you think What is it? Is it even remotely possible that Lee's tiring of me? That's ridiculous.
And normally I'd agree with you, after all I am delightful.
I can be endlessly entertaining.
But now, just hear me out.
Ever since we started working together he leaves here early, he comes home late, he's up and gone before I even wake in the morning.
Perhaps our increased togetherness is proving to be too much for him.
Everything in moderation, as they say.
Maybe the same applies to my husband when it comes to him having his fill of me Lee! Good morning, sweetheart.
Good morning, Elizabeth.
- Hello.
- Hi.
Well, you were up at dawn and gone.
Oh, nothing like a nice brisk walk first thing in the morning.
Uh, where do you enjoy walking? Where? Oh Well, uh, here and there.
Yeah, anyway, I gotta get inside to work, so bye.
- Miss Minnie.
- Gustave, bonjour.
Your baked treats, they make every morning even sweeter.
I am so happy to hear that.
Uh, Gustave, would you mind if I take one of these muffins? Mais oui.
But of course.
Thank you.
Please, sit.
I thought you might appreciate a cranberry muffin, warm from the oven at the café.
It is warm.
Thank you.
You have a good day.
And a good day to you, too.
All right, Hickam.
You asked for my help.
Let's start with the way you dress.
What's wrong with it? You want people to regard you with at least some gravitas.
No one wears bowties these days.
- Well, I do.
- Well, you used to.
Look, either you want my help or you don't.
But I don't have the time and quite frankly neither do you.
For starters Good morning.
Yeah, it was until I broke down.
What are you doing with Lee's motorcycle? Trying to blow off some steam.
Um, please excuse the way I look.
Oh, no, I like it.
You look very rugged.
Oh, I don't normally? Be quiet and give me a kiss.
Bouchard? Robert! - I have your mail.
- Excellent.
Would you mind dropping it off at the Queen of Hearts for me? Not at all.
Thornton, I have your mail here, too.
Just at the house is fine.
Laura's there with little Jack.
Yes, ma'am.
Well, so long.
So, what has you wanting to let off steam? Jerome Smith.
But I keep telling myself it's selling the oil business.
It's not a bad problem to have.
Have you thought about what you'll do if the sale goes through? Spend more time with you.
I don't know that that's always a good idea.
Really? Well, between us, now that they're working together, Rosemary is worried that Lee is tiring of her.
- What? - I know.
It's absurd.
Then again I might have said the same thing about you borrowing Lee's motorcycle.
Oh, I didn't borrow it.
I bought it.
Come on! Lee? Do you suppose these sensational headlines are actually working? Oh, I don't know I'd say sensational.
Maybe um eye-catching.
And, since sales are up, yeah, I'd say I'd say they're working.
Makes us stand out, I think.
Who wants to run a boring old snooze-paper anyway? Right? [LAUGHS.]
Oh, and sweetheart, that reminds me.
I wanted to thank you for asking me to be the managing editor.
I am having a ball.
- You are? - Yeah, absolutely I am.
Why? Aren't you? [PHONE RINGS.]
Valley Voice, Rosemary Coulter.
I'll have to call you back.
Uh, sweetheart? Who was that? My confidential source.
Ah, right.
Confidential source.
You never did tell me their name.
Then they wouldn't be confidential.
Um Actually, I promised Joseph I would help him with something so I'm just gonna uh yeah.
Okay Joseph? Rosemary.
What do you think? Uh, isn't Lee here with you? No.
Not here.
Joseph, that awning looks fantastic.
We put it up all by ourselves.
- Just the two of you? - Just the two of us.
LEE: Florence, come on.
Nobody's gonna know.
I'll know.
Just give me the name of the person that called Rosemary and I will leave.
You cross your heart? Look You can even whisper it to me if you prefer.
- Ok.
- Yeah.
- The name is - Yeah? None of your bee's wax! - Florence - Lee.
It's against telephone company regulations.
No! We rode the entire way back from Rock Creek and you didn't even say one word about you and Newton being hit by a car.
I didn't want you to worry.
I'm old enough to worry.
I'm old enough for a lot of things that I just think you don't wanna admit.
Ok, I'm sorry.
I apologize for not taking your feelings into consideration.
Thank you.
And would you maybe consider shaving? You don't like my mustache? It hides your smile.
Did you miss school? A lot.
And my friends.
And Robert, especially.
I see.
It's not like I didn't have anything to do at grandma and grandpa's.
I just kept thinking about him.
Yeah, well, you and Robert have always been good friends.
I know I said I like him, even like-like him, but, I think, it might be more than that now.
Well, maybe uh you could just continue to like each other as friends.
Just for a little while, anyways.
I don't know, Dad.
He hardly even said hello when I got back.
What? - I thought that you just called me - Dad? Is that ok? Yeah.
Yeah, that's that's way better than ok.
JOSEPH: I just don't know why you'd even consider inviting Landis for dinner.
You really think this will help? Joseph, I have no idea.
I am hoping to find a way to sit across the table from a man I do not like at all and change his heart and mine.
This dinner's as much about Mr.
Landis as it is about me.
Try not to be disappointed.
In you? That couldn't be further from what I'm thinking about you right now.
Come here.
Landis, I would like to apologize for my outburst the last time you were here.
We're both reasonable people.
There's no cause that we shouldn't get a long.
Well, my next time through I hope to have a ruling from the Board of Education on your certification.
Thank you.
It would be nice to finally put that to rest.
Are you leaving? I am indeed, Mrs.
With the weather turning I wonder if you might consider staying over.
My family and I, we'd like to have you to our home for dinner.
You would? Uh wonderful.
I hear Fiona's due back any minute.
Should I summon Constable Grant? Go ahead.
By the time he gets here he won't even recognize me.
What do you think? You haven't always had a mustache? No, I grew it over the winter but it was time for a change.
Besides, Allie didn't seem to like it.
I haven't had the chance to say I think your niece is just lovely.
You know, you wouldn't know this but Allie is becoming more and more like her mother every day.
My sister.
Strong-willed, opinionated.
I wouldn't worry about Allie.
It's me I'm worried about.
Having my hands full as she gets older.
How long has Allie been with you? Well, Colleen died when Allie was four.
Does she remember her mother? A little.
But she's curious so she wants to talk about her all the time.
What about her father? I never wanna talk about him.
- Your new hat.
- Mm.
And it fits.
After you.
Fiona? Fiona? Hey, hey! Oh, I must have fallen asleep between the train station and here.
- I think so.
Is this your only bag? - Yes, just the one.
Appreciate it.
- Listen, Henry, we need to talk.
- Yes, we do, but maybe later.
There's a bit of a storm coming in.
You might wanna get home.
All right.
Hickam, the point is every once in a while you need to be unreasonable.
It keeps you from looking like a pushover.
Bill, it's just not in my nature.
Well, no one likes somebody who's nice all the time.
People feel like you're trying to pull a fast one.
I don't know how to pull a fast one.
"You to the garden and I to the hills.
And though never the 'twain shall meet, you and I will remain side-by-side, tête-à-tête.
Forever my sweet.
Maybe us working together hasn't been good for our relationship after all.
Before I left work I was putting something on Lee's desk And I noticed a poem that he had definitely written himself.
But you don't think it was meant for you? Wouldn't he have just given it to me? Lee used to write me poetry but he hasn't in years and years.
- Do you think it's possible ? - No.
Aren't we all vulnerable to an innocent flirtation? Not that Lee would ever act on it, of course.
Yes, we are all vulnerable.
But love and in your case, true love it never strays.
Not even in the heart.
You're right.
I don't know how little Jack manages to sleep through all of this.
I hope it's because he feels safe.
Rosemary? Talk to Lee.
I just don't want him to know that I'm feeling like this.
Angela and I don't like him.
And that's why we're having him over.
That leak's getting worse.
Cooper, empty that pot, please.
- Mama? - Yes, sweetie.
- Is Daddy back? - No.
Don't be worried.
Hey! I checked the saloon, the café, the soda fountain.
I even checked the jail, Minnie.
I think Landis has left town.
Hot dog, he's not coming! [KNOCKING.]
Everyone, do this for me.
Landis, please come in.
Let me uh, get your coat, Mr.
I must have gone the wrong way.
Hello, Angela.
I'll be back in a few hours.
Hey! Mind if I ask you, what's with you and Walden? Not if you don't mind not getting an answer.
Ok, here's an easy one.
Did I see you on Lee Coulter's motorcycle? Why are you so curious about me all of a sudden? I'm starting a fan club.
So, when do we put on makeup? We don't.
We want to bring out and maintain a look Au naturale.
Au naturale? Makeup can only imitate what you were born with.
I'm sorry Fiona couldn't join us.
Not even a little bit of rouge? I saw a jar of it over in the pharmacy.
You're wondering how to get Robert to notice you.
But Allie, that should never be from the outside.
I still don't understand.
Perfume, rouge, and even something on the lips can be fine.
But beauty isn't something painted on.
Real beauty, the kind that gets you noticed for all the best reasons, that comes from within.
From your heart.
And by knowing that you're perfect just the way you are.
I, uh, I appreciate the dry clothes.
Think nothing of it.
That was an ugly storm to be walking around in.
Your clothes won't take much longer to dry, Mr.
And we'll be eating soon, if that's all right.
Uh, Mr.
Landis, um have you always been a school inspector? No, actually, um I I was a teacher.
- What? - Coop.
That's very interesting.
A teacher.
Any particular subject? - Music.
- Hmm.
I I offered private lessons.
Angela plays the piano.
Well, how nice.
- Quite well, actually.
- Mmm-hmm.
Show him, Angela.
Why not? Baby girl? MINNIE: What a wonderful idea.
This is by Beethoven.
Uh, Angela - [STOPS PLAYING.]
- Angela, if I may uh [SPEAKS ITALIAN.]
It sounds like you challenged him.
Nathan challenged me.
What was I supposed to do? Hmm.
And if it had been dueling pistols at dawn? Well ok, actually there was so much shouting and carrying on, I'm not exactly sure who challenged who.
So, when is this race taking place? Tomorrow.
You on your new motorcycle and Nathan on my horse, since Newton is still recovering? Mmm-hmm.
What is this going to prove? - Can't it just be for fun? - Yes, but is it? Or is this meant to demonstrate something to me? Or to Nathan? Or to yourself? I don't know.
I think you're making a little bit much of this.
Lucas Bouchard, you have read all about the Lewis and Clark expedition.
You are fascinated with the Great Pyramids.
Someday you hope to climb Mount Everest.
I am not making too much of this.
You you just bought a motorcycle, for goodness sake.
You like a challenge.
You're daring.
You're adventurous.
You What is it? Are you coming to the race? Ooh! You can be so frustrating sometimes! Easy! - You know, you are very, very - I am a very [PLAYING PIANO.]
Landis, whenever you're ready.
Oh, I'm starving.
We're nearly finished.
Don't hold me back, Mr.
Landis, it's easy.
Just let your fingers say whatever you want.
- There you go.
That's it.
- Minnie! - Oh, hi.
How did it go last night? It was wonderful.
Oh, Minnie, I'm so sorry.
No, Elizabeth, it was wonderful.
Would you have ever guessed he was a music teacher? Never ever.
Or that Augustus has a soft side? You call him by his first name now? I should get back to the café.
You said this was between you and Lucas.
Word seems to have gotten out.
Well, there was a few people around us listening, making wagers.
Word does get around quick here.
I've noticed.
Sweetheart, I thought that I was covering the race.
Well, you've been so busy lately that I thought that I would.
- Is something wrong? - Well, is there? - Because I was - I just feel Please.
After you.
Would you please come home early tonight? Yes.
- I will.
- Good.
Thank you.
- Good luck.
- Thank you.
So how many laps are you racing? Only five.
Up Hope Street to the very edge of town, down River Glen Drive, and back down Main Street.
That is a long way.
And you know Sergeant is very fast.
You sure you're gonna be rooting for me? All right.
Let's get this over with.
I'm ready if you are.
I'd like to go over the rules.
That was a spirited start.
Wonderful! Now, if you'll just excuse me, I want to interview some of the other spectators.
Oh, of course.
I'm gonna go see Angela and Cooper.
- Ice cream? - Yes.
Hey, how was the trip? I mentioned to Rosemary, I think I closed the oil deal.
And it felt really good to be able to do that.
Fiona, congratulations! And I love your hair.
Thank you.
Hey, listen, I'm not much for watching a race.
I was wondering if you were up for trying something new? A hairstyle that's all the rage.
Come on.
I'm embarrassed how I behaved over Landis.
I let the past cloud my way of thinking.
You found a better way.
Thank you for reminding me.
Hey, hey, no, no, no, no, no! Come on! Mrs.
- I'll see you later.
- All right.
- Well, goodbye.
- Well, that sounds awfully final.
Well, I don't know yet but I am considering a return to teaching.
- Music.
- Is that so? I left the uncertain world of offering lessons for steady employment, but being a bureaucrat I just don't like what I have to be.
Teaching may not pay very well, and shamefully probably never will, but I've been reminded just how much my passion means to me thanks to the Canfields and to you.
Hey, kids.
Why don't you get yourselves some ice cream? - Gee, thanks! - Thank you, Mr.
You bet.
Say hey to your dad, too.
Henry, this wire seems important.
Thank you, Ned.
Gustave, did you find what you needed? Oui, oui.
Cling peaches.
Put these on the tab, please, Ned.
Yeah, of course.
Maybe it's out of gas? I just filled the tank this morning.
I'm trying to help.
You uh, want a ride back to town? I'm fine.
Thank you.
Well, I'll see you back there.
Let's go, Sergeant.
Well, let's go.
NATHAN: Let's hear it for Sergeant.
Never bet against my dad.
I knew Mountie Grant would win.
Is Lucas all right? I'm sure his pride's a little banged up.
But yes, he's fine.
And on his way here? Eventually, yeah.
Hey, who taught Sergeant how to bow like that? Jack.
Isn't that right? What do you think? I like it! I think.
You look beautiful.
San Francisco.
That's where you went off to.
- Yes, to speak with - Jerome Smith and his investors.
Yeah, I got a delightful telegram from them today.
What's happened? What's wrong? What's wrong? What's wrong is you convinced Smith to buy out Lucas.
- That's what's wrong.
- And he gave me a banker's note for 10 percent with an option for the rest.
And that makes it our obligation to go through with the deal.
Isn't that what we all wanted? I've been trying to stall so that we could find out what Smith was up to.
You and I and Lucas were to maintain a united front.
Well, you have a lousy way of showing that.
You disappeared for weeks then roared back in here and got yourself thrown in jail for assault.
Oh, my gosh, what have I done? [SIGHS.]
You disappeared after the race.
I'd hoped we were going to talk more.
Hickam, I must say, you do puzzle me.
Just when I think you're getting a handle on being mayor I see you out there with Walden.
He rolls back into town and you greet him like a welcome wagon.
- Now, Bill, wait - No, no, no, you've already made your case that Walden represents a company trying to make inroads here.
Well, that may be true, but this doesn't look good for you, just like it doesn't look good for Lucas Bouchard.
Now, Walden's a snake, and if you mess with him you're gonna get bitten.
I know this isn't easy for you, but you're gonna start taking heat for all sorts of reasons, and you may lose some friends.
Just know that I'm here for you.
Lee? LEE: Out back, sweetheart.
- Hello.
- Hi.
Walking here I realized how nice it is coming home early to you.
Thank you.
I feel the same way.
Look, I know that if there was ever any kind of problem between us you would come to me, so I'm coming to you.
We need to make more time for us.
Just you and me, outside of work.
- Wha - What? Is that funny? You're not tired of us spending time together? No! Are you kidding me? No! Wait, why? Are you? [LAUGHS.]
No, no.
Not for a moment.
Well, good.
Now that we've got that resolved, um do you remember the woodworking kit that you got me? Uh, yeah.
You took it to the mill.
That's right, yes.
Anyway, Joseph has been teaching me a trick or two and that's why I've been disappearing on my walks, and uh, anyway, I built you something.
Oh! Ready? Ta-dah! [ROSEMARY GASPS.]
Huh? Lee, you made this? Yeah, I did.
With a little guidance from Jo Mmm, ok, a lot of guidance from Joseph.
But yes, I made it.
Well, have a seat.
Oh, Lee, the last time I sat in a chair of yours Ah, solid as a rock this time, sweetheart.
- Come on.
- All right.
Yeah? - Oh.
- Oh! Not bad.
Well, this is wonderful.
Well, I know that you like to look at the garden and I like to look at the hills.
"And though never the twain shall meet, you and I will remain side-by-side BOTH: "Tête-à-tête, forever my sweet.
" You wrote it for me.
Of course, I did.
Because I love you.
You must be exhausted.
You must be amused.
No, not at all.
You made it back.
That's what's most important.
I have some water for you.
- With lemon? - Mmm-hmm.
- How elegant.
- Oui.
Thank you.
Now, I do have to admit, if you hadn't come back in the next few minutes I would have had to head home.
What with being a parent and Jack being home with a sitter.
I understand what you're saying.
I've been thinking and uh, you're right.
I do like adventure.
Moving around so much when I was younger, I can even be restless.
When my mother was here she remarked that I've never stayed in one place for so long a time.
But you're the reason I stay.
You are my adventure.
You are my passion.
And if we should marry, I will hurry home to you every night and I will have to pull myself from you every morning.
That I promise.
And should we marry, I would hurry home to you every night and have to pull myself away from you every morning.
That I promise.
Jerome and his associates could reopen that coal mine.
This town lost husbands and sons and brothers in that mine.
I know I bear some responsibility.
Is there any step we can take to remove the possibility? For the sake of this town.
There's to be no talk of this outside of my office, understood? My life is upside down.
I wish you knew how much it means to me just to be with you.
An all-new "When Calls the Heart," next Sunday night at 8.

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