Young & The Restless Transcript
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Nikki: Well, I trust the newlyweds had a good night after all the festivities.
Victoria: Oh, yes, couldn’t have asked for anything more. But now it’s all over and everybody’s heading home.
Ashland: Saying goodbye to harrison was a lot harder than i thought it would be.
Victoria: He has grown so much and so quickly.
Ashland: Yeah, I can’t believe how excited he was to get back to his new life in milan. He seemed sincerely happy with summer and kyle.
Nikki: Well, I’m so glad they could all be here.
Victor: Well, I must say, families coming together on occasions like this makes it all worthwhile, doesn’t it?
Victoria: It was perfect, and I have you and mom to thank for that. It couldn’t have happened without you. It was such a magical time for both of us.
Ashland: Couldn’t agree more.
Victor: Now, your mother deserves the lion’s share of the praise. I just kept the wolves at bay.
Victoria: Well, from what i hear, that was no small effort.
Nikki: I’m just glad that billy and that gaines fellow were prevented from ruining your big day.
Victor: I’m gonna get some more juice. Excuse me.
Victoria: You know, I meant what I said. I appreciate everything you did to make sure that my wedding went very smoothly, but today’s a new day and I want to know the whole story.
Victor: Nothing to worry about. It’s all been handled.
Victoria: That man, he was hell-bent on getting revenge on my husband, so I need to know exactly how he was handled and if he’ll need to be handled again.
Lily: Hey. You’re awake already? What’s wrong? You didn’t sleep well?
Billy: [ Sighs ] I didn’t sleep at all. After you fell asleep, I went for a walk. And I ran into victor.
Lily: Oh, god, what happened?
Billy: Let’s just say playtime is over. Time to man the battle stations. The old man has openly declared war on me and chanccomm.
Lily: [ Sighs ]
Chloe: I can’t believe it. Sally pulled off the fashion coup of the decade.
Kevin: Congratulations. You were right to sign off on her plan. This is going to put newman media’s fashion platform on the map. Hey, lauren, michael, check the —
Lauren: I tried to warn you, chloe. Sally spectra cannot be trusted. Have you seen what she’s done now? She’s back to her old tricks, showing no loyalty to her new bosses at newman media. She cares about no one — no one but herself.
[ Sighs ]
Adam: Nothing like waking up under the beautiful tuscan sky. Hope you slept well.
Sally: Well, I got a lot more rest than I would’ve if we were to have spent the night together.
Phyllis: Oh. Wow, okay, you’re packing. You can’t wait to get out of here.
Nick: Yeah, sorry if I woke you up.
Phyllis: Uh, no. But, I mean, I’m glad you did because I guess I have to get up and pack. When are we heading out?
Nick: Yeah, uh, change of plans. I’m not going back to genoa city.
Chloe: Lauren, slow down. Exactly what have you heard?
Michael: I made the innocent mistake of showing lauren a photo someone posted from the wedding. I had no idea it would set off this firestorm.
Lauren: Yes, well, my designer designed the most beautiful wedding dress for victoria — one shoulder, with pleating. It was incredible, except that wasn’t the wedding dress that victoria walked down the aisle in. And then I start seeing all this social media buzz, and ah! Sally spectra’s name starts popping up as designer.
Kevin: Huh. Imagine that.
Lauren: And I am so sorry that you’re having to deal with this so soon in your new position, but I did warn you about that woman.
Chloe: Yes, yes, that is true, but I can’t exactly be mad at sally for this.
Lauren: You would put up with that kind of behavior from an employee?
Chloe: Well, I kind of have to put up with it because i already knew what she was planning.
Lauren: You were in on it?
Sally: Jack. I was just thanking adam for bringing me here. This crazy trip really paid off. I know you made it clear last night that you weren’t impressed, but getting victoria to wear that wedding dress was a major coup.
Jack: I don’t think that’s any of my business.
Sally: Okay, well, guess i better finish packing. I’ll be ready for our flight home whenever you are.
Adam: I hope you know that sally is and has always been just a friend.
Jack: You don’t owe me any explanation.
Adam: Well, I don’t know where things stand between you two right now, but if you’re interested, I’m not standing in your way.
Jack: Oh, that ship sailed long ago. But I get the distinct sense there’s something going on between you two, so a word of caution — stop kidding yourself. Be careful. Remember what they said about playing with fire.
Victor: Let me just say we just neutralized the threat, okay?
Victoria: Well, I guess you had no choice but to go to those lengths. I just want you to know that we both really appreciate what you did.
Victor: Well, there’s someone else you should express your gratitude to.
Victoria: I’ve already thanked mom. I know, she’s been very supportive through all of this.
Victor: No, that’s not who I’m talking about. It may surprise you to learn that adam had a lot to do with keeping this event from becoming a disaster.
Victoria: You’re right. I am surprised.
Victor: Adam saved your wedding.
Phyllis: I mean, I know you’re having issues with your family, but don’t tell me you’re moving to milan with summer and never coming back to genoa city.
Nick: No, it’s nothing like that. Of course I’ll be coming back home, you know, at some point. I’m just gonna go spend a few days in the uk with noah.
Phyllis: Okay, that sounds great.
Nick: Yeah, he needed to get to london, so I chartered us a jet.
Phyllis: So I’m going back home to genoa city by myself. Okay.
Nick: Uh, i mean, you could come with us, if you want.
Phyllis: If I want. No, it’s — it’s — it’s fine. I have to get back to work, you know? It’s really busy at the hotel, and sort of hands-on — my hands in particular.
Nick: Yeah, I can see why you got to get back home. Honestly, I’m looking forward to some extra time with noah, but I’ll be home soon, I promise.
Phyllis: What? Are we okay?
Nick: [ Sighs ] Did you know some deodorants may not last all day?
Nick: What are you talking about? Of course we’re — we’re fine. I just — you know, I got a lot to sort out in my head, and spending some time with noah, getting away from the newman steamroller that I like to call my family will do me some good.
Phyllis: Well, I agree. That’s great that you’re spending time with your son. You should do that, definitely. But as far as we go, I just felt like something has been off, even before this whole london thing.
Nick: Like what?
Phyllis: I don’t know, i can’t put my finger on it. It’s just sort of added tension between us.
[ Sighs ] Jack called me crazy for even thinking that way, but…
Nick: You talked to jack about this?
Phyllis: Yeah, I did. And he said I was wrong, and i don’t agree with him anyway, I just think that we’re at a — a place in our relationship that’s sort of… tricky, you know? Either it’s gonna go forward, it’s gonna work out, or everything is gonna fall apart.
Nick: Come on. I think you’re being too dramatic. We’re not falling apart.
Nick: It’s just a complicated, frustrating couple of weeks for me. Alright, that’s not on you. Like I told my dad, no good deed goes unpunished. And it doesn’t matter how many times I’ve been through this, the lesson never seems to sink in. And this time has to be different.
Lily: Look, I’m not surprised by victor’s threat. I mean, even though adam said no battle lines are being drawn, you know, victor’s been dying to come after chanccomm.
Billy: This was different. It was like the timer’s about to go off on his ongoing game of intimidation and he’s about ready to hit the ignition button.
Lily: Okay, well, victor is the master at these kind of ploys, alright? Maybe he’s just trying to raise the threat level to throw you off your game. I mean, look, he has you so rattled, you can’t even sleep.
Billy: I’m not intimidated. Freshly motivated to be prepared. And we need to go through all the scenarios because when they come after us, we need to defend against them.
Lily: Well, I bet you’ll think twice the next time you consider bringing a blackmailer to a destination wedding. Okay, what are you looking for?
Billy: Gaines said that if we didn’t publish the video exposing ashland’s crimes, he was going to do it. And if he follows through on his threat, victoria’s honeymoon will be over before it even begins.
Adam: So, how did it feel waking up as newlyweds?
Ashland: Unbelievable. I think I’m more in love and happier today than I was before the wedding.
Victoria: I didn’t think it was possible, but I am, too.
Adam: Well, thank you again for including me.
Victor: You know, seeing the two of you put your differences aside makes me very happy.
Nikki: Well, weddings bring out the best in people.
Victoria: Adam, I understand that I owe you my gratitude.
Adam: Mm. What makes you think that?
Victoria: Well, apparently you saved my wedding.
Adam: Mm. I was just trying to fit into the family. Families look out for each other, right?
Victoria: I guess you might be right about that.
Adam: [ Chuckles ] Well, look at us, we’re acting civilly and thinking of each other. What is to become of the world?
Victor: Well, maybe there’s hope for the newman family unity yet. Right, my darling?
If you have this…
Phyllis: You know, I want to agree with you when you talk about your family and your assessment toward your family. I want to, but you take issue with it.
Nick: Right. Uh, again, I’m sorry about that. The issue is not with you, okay? I’m just dealing with some very complex feelings about my family right now.
Phyllis: I know. I know you are. I don’t want to create drama. I don’T. I just want to help you.
Nick: Did you, uh, go to jack about that, too, you know, for advice? Did, uh — was it awkward for him at all?
Phyllis: Jack is a confidant. I mean, I trust him. He just wants me to be happy. He wants — he really wants us to be happy.
Nick: You think he’s the best person to go to?
Phyllis: Okay, well, i couldn’t find you, and I just had to vent to somebody and he was there. You know, I was outnumbered by newmans.
[ Chuckles ] No offense.
[ Knock on door ]
Noah: Hey, you two.
Noah: Got my bags packed, ready to go. Family’s downstairs. Guess we should go say some goodbyes, yeah?
Nick: I think it’s best if we just take off.
Noah: Yeah, dad, I hate that you feel this way about victoria and grandpa, but I get where it’s coming from.
Nick: Glad you understand.
Noah: Phyllis, you gonna fly out with us?
Phyllis: Uh, no. I love london. I’d love to go, but I have to get back to the hotel.
Nick: Well, I’m definitely ready to take off.
Noah: I still want to say some goodbyes. You know, and there is someone you should at least let know that you’re leaving.
Chloe: I knew this was going to come up sooner or later. I was just hoping for later.
Lauren: You owe me an explanation, and now.
Chloe: Here’s the thing. I didn’t know that sally’s plan would actually work. Somehow she got it into her head that she could design the most perfect dress for victoria’s wedding.
Lauren: You know what the problem with that is? She had already hired my top designer for the job.
Chloe: I know, and no offense to the original dress or the designer, she just had this vision, and so she made a bold attempt to pitch her own dress. And of course, victoria wouldn’t even meet with her.
Lauren: Well, of course she wouldn’t, after what she did to summer, victoria’s niece.
Chloe: No, exactly, so sally went a little extreme and she decided to have the dress made on her own, intending to show victoria the dress before she left for the wedding, but then victoria decided to leave early for italy, so sally decided to follow her there.
Lauren: And you didn’t try and stop her?
Chloe: No, I told her that it was a bad idea, but I mean, there was just no stopping her once her mind is made up. And I guess she somehow got to victoria and convinced her to wear her design. Victoria must have just been blown away by the dress.
Michael: Oh, oh, what do you know?
Kevin: Well, look, sally’s got guts. You have to at least give her credit for that.
Michael: It’s kind of an amusing twist.
Lauren: Is it? Is it amusing? Because, you know, the part that I don’t find amusing is the fact that you’re glossing over a very salient point.
Chloe: And what point is that?
Lauren: You betrayed me.
Jack: Wow, you look as bad as I feel.
Phyllis: Oh. What’s bringing you down?
Jack: I’m just sad to be leaving this beautiful country.
Phyllis: Really? Well, this beautiful country has lost a little bit of its magic for me. Do you have room in the jabot jet? Because it looks like I’m flying solo back to genoa city.
Jack: Well, of course you’re welcome to join me on the jet, but I hope this change of travel plans doesn’t mean things got worse between you and nick. On the outside, I looked fine.
“The young and the restless”
Victoria: No, I swear, I had no idea who was standing where. I just turned my back and i tossed the bouquet.
Ashland: Leslie brooks looked as if she had a hot potato in her hands.
Victoria: I thought for a minute she was gonna throw it back.
[ Laughter ]
Nikki: She was lucky that sally spectra wasn’t standing closer to her because that woman would’ve knocked her to the ground to get that bouquet.
Victor: Noah, come join us.
Noah: I’d like to, grandpa, but I actually got to get going. I just want to say goodbye to everyone.
Victoria: So soon?
Noah: I’m sorry, I got to get back to london, but congratulations again to both of you, really.
Ashland: Thank you.
Noah: Before I go, can I talk to you?
Nikki: Oh, yeah, sure.
Noah: I just wanted to let you know that dad and I are leaving together. He didn’t want to stir things up again by saying bye to auntie vick or grandpa.
Nikki: [ Sighs ] That makes me so sad. I wish he could patch things up.
Noah: He does want to say bye to you, though.
Nikki: Well, good, because i want to see him, too. Thank you, honey. I’ll be right back. Hold on.
Noah: So, adam, I was pleasantly surprised you didn’t wreak any of your usual havoc.
Adam: Well, sometimes havoc can be overrated. Besides, I like to keep people on their toes.
[ Knock on door ]
Nick: Hey, mom.
Nick: Well, I sure hope you had a good time and a very safe trip home.
Nikki: Okay, let’s not ignore the elephant in the room. I know you’re very upset with your father. I have no idea where things stand between you and victoria, but I really hate to see this rift in the family.
Nick: Yeah, me too.
Nikki: You missed the ceremony, and now noah tells me that you feel like just slipping away without saying goodbye to anybody.
Nick: Well, mom, with the way things are, it’s for the best. I can’t imagine any encounter not turning into an argument or into something negative.
Nikki: You don’t know that.
Nick: Mom, I just want victoria to have happy memories of her wedding trip, okay? There doesn’t need to be any more harsh words between us.
Nikki: What about your father?
Nick: Well, you know my issues with him. They’re nothing new. I’m just at the end of my rope with him.
Nikki: But, nicholas, you can’t just write him off.
Nick: I cannot stand the way he is constantly pitting the kids against each other. I’m over it. As far as vick is concerned, she’s made her stance, and i don’t know if we’re gonna be able to fix things. I don’t know if we’ll ever be able to do that.
Nikki: Nicholas, of course you can. I mean, we’ve been through much worse than this and have always been able to get past it.
Nick: I love your optimism, but I’m not the one you need to convince.
Lily: Nope, nothing. Nothing about gaines’ video or ashland’s past, just coverage of the wedding.
Billy: I don’t get it. I mean, it really doesn’t make any sense to me. Why would he change his mind after he threatened us to publish the story on his own? He is a man set on revenge. So much so that he gave us a ticking clock deadline.
Lily: Well, you heard what ashland said. I mean, gaines backed down.
Billy: I take anything ashland says with a grain of salt.
Lily: Okay, well, I’m just happy that we didn’t post that story, so now we can just forget about it and move on.
Billy: I’m not so sure about that. If we would’ve posted that story, at least we would’ve controlled the narrative.
Lily: Okay, well, there’s 1,000 reasons not to. One of them is that you deleted the evidence.
Billy: Oh, well, there’s a lot more evidence where that comes from, and we know that it’s true because he admitted it himself.
Lily: Okay, what about the most important reason, that you could permanently damage the relationship with the mother of your children?
Billy: I know. There is a lot to consider, and I think I need a little bit of fresh italian air. Gonna go for a walk, find some clarity on the situation.
Sally: Safe travels.
Sally: Where’s phyllis, waiting in the car? Have you smushed her into one of your bags?
Nick: Phyllis is flying separately.
Sally: Oh, that’s a shame. Hopefully there’s not trouble in paradise. She didn’t dump a bucket of ice on you, too, did she?
Adam: You guys taking off? Well, safe travels. Sally and I, we’re gonna be heading out soon.
Victor: If you all don’t mind, I would like a word with nicholas alone.
Lauren: Chloe, I just cannot believe that you would condone sally doing something so underhanded. That woman has been nothing but trouble since she stepped foot in this town.
Michael: I don’t think anyone at this table can throw stones when it comes to underhanded behavior.
Lauren: Yes, yes, I know that, and some of us have lived to regret that. Sally regrets nothing.
Chloe: I hope you’re not implying that I am like sally, because I never did anything underhanded. First of all, I had no idea that victoria was going to wear the dress. I thought it was a long shot. I just assumed it was never going to happen, but it did. And I can’t say that I’m sorry for that.
Lauren: Ah, so you’re fine with her stabbing me in the back.
Chloe: [ Sighs ] Lauren, I’m trying to run a business. And of all people, I would hope that you would understand that. Victoria wearing sally’s dress could make newman media’s fashion division a household name.
Lauren: And that justifies not telling me, a trusted family member? Oh, and not to mention fenmore’s takes a hit.
Chloe: Could you please just try to see this from my side?
Lauren: [ Sighs ]
Chloe: Nothing is going to happen to your business or your legacy. Fenmore’s is already a hallowed institution, and your designer is going to make many beautiful dresses this year, but sally and I, we really, really needed this moment in the spotlight.
Lauren: You still should’ve told me what you and sally were up to.
Chloe: You’re right. You’re right, you’re right. I should’ve told you, and i messed up. And for that, I am sorry.
Lauren: You should be.
Michael: [ Clears throat ]
Chloe: I really blew it with lauren.
Kevin: Yep, you sure did.
Chloe: [ Sighs ]
Phyllis: It’s fine, just nick wanted to go back to london with noah. He wanted to spend some time with him, you know, probably get away from his family. It’s fine, there’s no crisis between us. It’s good.
Jack: Glad to hear it.
Phyllis: Yeah, and I took your advice, I didn’t look for trouble. So everything is good between us.
Jack: Well, whatever the reason, I am happy to have the company on the trip home. It was going to be a long, lonely trip back to genoa city by myself. I already miss kyle and summer and harrison and…
Phyllis: So do I.
Nick: You know what, dad? Whatever it is you want to talk about, let’s do it at home. I don’t have time right now.
Victor: Son, I don’t want to leave things like this between us, okay? I’m sure you have a few minutes.
Nick: Well, you never should have let it get this far in the first place.
Adam: Sally, will you please excuse me? I need to have a private word with my dad.
Sally: Of course.
Victor: Sit down, son.
Adam: Look, nick will come around. He’s predictable that way.
Victor: I don’t want to talk about nicholas, okay? More pressing issues to deal with.
Adam: Okay. I’m game. What’s next on the agenda?
Victor: Billy boy abbott and chanccomm. When we get back home, we’re going to mount a full-scale attack on chanccomm. We will crush it, then pick up the pieces.
Adam: Mm-hmm, I know why you want to do this.
Victor: And don’t tell me this is the wrong time.
Adam: I just hope you’ve considered the potential ramifications.
Victor: That’s why I made the decision. Billy boy abbott almost ruined this wonderful wedding. He went after ashland locke for things ashland committed a lifetime ago. Ashland is now my son-in-law, and as such, he is a member of our family. Anyone attacks him, he attacks all of us. Now, if you’re a full-fledged member of our family, you will think of a line of attack.
Adam: I know that I’ve been opposed to this battle in the past, but it’s officially over.
Victor: That’s what I wanted to hear. This time, I want billy boy to know that we’re coming after him. In fact, I’ve already warned him.
Adam: Don’t worry. You can count on me 100%.
[ Cellphone rings ]
Sally: Hey, did you get the photos I sent?
Chloe: Yes. Congratulations. But I didn’t need to see your photos to know what happened. There are shots of victoria in your dress all over the internet.
Sally: Oh, my god, she looked stunning. Everybody just loved it. I swear I heard the whole room collectively gasp when she made her entrance.
Chloe: I got to give it to you, it was an amazing score, and not just for you but for our platform.
Sally: Well, even the haters had to admit how gorgeous she looked, and the photos did not do it justice.
Kevin: Tell her why you called.
Chloe: Uh, sally, um… there’s something I need to talk to you about.
Sally: Can we do it when i land? I have to go right now or I risk missing my ride, but I will call you as soon as we land.
Chloe: [ Sighs ] I chickened out.
Kevin: I know.
Chloe: I just — I couldn’t do it. She had to go, and I just didn’t have the heart to bring her down to earth by telling her that lauren is out for blood.
[ Sighs ]
Lauren: Can you believe the nerve of that woman? Who does she think she is? And more importantly, who does she think that she’s messing with? She’s not gonna get away with this, and chloe — ugh! Don’t even get me started on chloe.
Michael: Alright, alright, listen to me.
[ Clears throat ] You are not doing yourself any favors by rehashing this over and over.
Lauren: So you think I’m wrong to be upset about this.
Michael: No. But maybe you’re being a little too hard on chloe. She’s ambitious. She got carried away. She lost sight of things, but i don’t think she meant to hurt you.
Lauren: I get that, I do, and that’s why eventually I will forgive her. But sally, that is a different story altogether. It has been one catastrophe after another. What is it going to take to stop her? Because this is not going to end unless somebody does something.
Adam: Well, there you go. Maybe people are warming up to your charms.
Sally: To be honest, the only person that I am interested in winning over right now… is you.
Adam: [ Breathing heavily ] Sally, I can’t do this with you. I’m sorry. I can’T. I’m not — I’m not ready for this.
Sally: Ready for what? Look, I told you that I’m looking for any sort of commitment, okay? “What happens in tuscany” sort of thing. I won’t even flirt with you when we get back to the office, i swear.
Adam: [ Chuckles ] You must be on top of the world. Ready to head back, reap the glory of your big success?
Sally: More than readY. It’s just the beginning.
Phyllis: Hey. Hey.
Phyllis: I thought you’d left.
Nick: Yeah, I wanted us to have a proper goodbye.
Phyllis: Alright. Well, you left so abruptly, i didn’t think it really mattered.
Nick: Can you please stop worrying and overthinking this, alright? I just need a couple days to work some stuff out. It’s gonna be fine.
Phyllis: Alright. Then can we go back to the happy, carefree couple that we’ve been?
Phyllis: Alright. Have a good trip with your son.
Lily: Hey. You have to start packing. We have to get going. But where were you anyway?
Billy: I just overheard victor and adam planning all-out war against chanccomm. Lily, they’re coming after us, fast and hard.
Lily: Yeah, well, victor already told you they were doing that, so did you hear what they were planning?
Billy: Only that they’re planning on throwing the full weight of the newman family against us.
Lily: That doesn’t sound good.
Billy: There’s only one way to protect ourselves.
Billy: We need to strike first, because the best defense is a massive offense.
Victoria: [ Sighs ] It really was a glorious week, wasn’t it?
Ashland: It surpassed my high expectations.
Victoria: [ Sighs ] Now we get to begin a new chapter of our lives. It’s time to get back to reality and all of the challenges that come with it. I’m ready.
Ashland: I am, too. Bring on the next round of treatments. And if they don’t work, I’ll find newer and stronger courses of action. Whatever it takes, because i want — no, i need more time with you.
Victoria: I think that’s the most beautiful thing that you’ve ever said to me.
Ashland: I am determined now that nothing — nothing — will get in our way or slow us down. Together, we are an unstoppable force to be reckoned with. Get ready. My new wife and I are about to conquer the world.
[ Laughter ]