RS is 'buzzing'. Ending his 'I'll be working late' call to Vikki, Billy orders a redraft of an article - then gets an unsettling call from Ester - Chloe's WHERE!?
In handcuffs, Gloria and Chloe are lead into an interrogation room - no wonder Sharon busted outta this place. Grumpy little prisoners, Jana taunts (then points out the nasty, unprovoked aggression to the accompanying officer). Tell Sybil this is all a misunderstanding, Chloe can't believe Jana's pressing charges. My little Kevin will find somebody to help us, Gloria assures.
Having summoned Heather to G-worm, Kevin has a favour to ask - getting his Mom outta jail - nothing serious, he assures. OK - Heather would be happy to help - payment to be discussed later. Kevin adds a 'small detail' - whatsername is in jail too. Yup - he needs Chloe bailed out too. Chuckling, that's where Heather draws the line.
Sophia in a robe at Lily's indicates she spent the night. Her humming 'Here Comes The Bride' indicates it's her wedding day. Malcolm not seeing his bride will surely bring good luck, Lily's sure. No breakfast - Sophia's too nervous to eat. Finally, after all these years, she and Malcolm are getting married.
In his suite at the club, a bare chested Malcolm's brushing his teeth as he waves Neil and Devon in. Evidently, Malcolm's nervous too - good thing his 'main dudes' are there to help (and laugh at his discombobulation).
As Malcolm hunts for his to do list, Neil hands it over. Flowers - check. Caterers - check. Rings! Malcolm almost runs out in his PJ's - I'm trippin' dude. Sympathizing, Neil will handle the list - everything's gonna be alright. Easy for YOU to say - you're not marryin' the woman you love. You're right - I'm not, Neil's happy face vanishes.
At home, Lily gives make up tips as she does Sophia's face (then informs she was once a model; the Fresh Face of Jabot). She entered an online contest and Cane chose her (and held her hand through the process). Then, she fell madly in love. Who knew it'd end 2 years later on the church steps. Yes, Lily's OK with the wedding there - it'll make it a place for beginnings; hope.
Kevin pleads his case. So, Heather and Chloe aren't friends - can't they be frenemies? Please? Even IF Heather said yes, she couldn't adequately defend Chloe (liking the idea of her being in jail too much). Chloe would never accept her help anyway. A steel toilet in an open room can be very persuasive, Kevin's not sure what the charges are exactly - going too far with their grudge against Jana.
In the interrogation room, Gloria and Chloe's bickering is interrupted when the officer announces that Jana can't press charges because she's not the home owner (and will need to talk to her employer). Rejoicing, Chloe wishes Jana good luck with that - like Billy will press charges against her. Billy arrives on cue - what'd you do now Chloe?
List in hand, Neil questions if malcolm ordered enough champagne. What if nobody shows? the groom frets. Roxanne's coming - Neil's going solo (and is told to find a good woman, like Sophia). That leads to talk of Neil's relationship with the good hearted Sophia. Yeah - you're lucky to have her, Neil 'digs' her alright. Leaving, Neil's to deliver a bouquet to Sophia. He's da man alright - da best man. In the hallway, Neil sniffs the flowers - and shakes his head.
Feeling 'beautiful', Sophia admires the 'great job' Lily's done. Yes, she misses her mother (who's very much like Dru; strong - good heart - great laugh). No, Neil's not walking Sophia down the aisle - that'd be too awkward. Yeah, he IS best man, Lily's surprised to hear that Tucker will have the honour (as he's an old friend of her father's). Talk of dead family leads to a hug. Neither can wait until Sophia's Uncle Malcolm's wife.
Chloe and Gloria didn't do anything - it's Nanny Nightmare over there. No, she's not jealous of that psycho. She's worried and hadda DO something about that psycho taking care of our daughter. And I helped, Gloria chimes in. Chloe found proof that Jana's a lying loony. See!? 'Snooping' is code for breaking into MY flat, Jana insists the pregnancy belly was a Halloween costume. Was the ultra sound part of the costume too!? Chloe snarls. Siding with Jana's complaints of harassment, Billy wonders what the hell's WRONG with you two?? And as the home owner, he just MIGHT press charges. We don't even have a lawyer, Chloe wails. Enter Kevin (with Heather) - you do now. Oh Angel! Glo just knew he'd come through for them. THAT'S our lawyer!? Forget it, Chloe snaps.
Told ya, Heather grins at Kevin. And as he tries to smooth things over, Chloe stand firm. That's your specialty - 'favours' for my boyfriends - get lost! Kevin gets that she and Heather have issues - but since he can't call Mike, it's Heather or nuthin'. 'Lover man' out of town (and therefore unable to help), Gloria's OK with using Heather. Not necessary - Billy won't press charges against the mother of his child - right? Chloe then reminds of the pregnancy pillow and ultra sound (crazy even for Jana) TRICK OR TREAT! It's April!! she shrieks. Think about Delia and Lucy - or does Billy not give a damn about them either? Jana can barely contain her delight when Billy tells the officer to lock Chloe up - throw away the key - he doesn't give a damn anymore. Billy gone, Kevin thinks it a good time for Chloe to reconsider Heather's offer. And as Jana pulls at Kevin, Chloe asks him to go talk to Billy. Kevin will - stay out of trouble, he gives Chloe a kiss and leaves Jana to gloat - Billy sees the truth (and Kevin soon will too). Jana flouncing out, that leaves just Heather - do you want my help or not? No! Yes! Chloe and Glo reply in unison.
Fixing Malcolm's tie, Devon's in no rush to get married. Tucker just hooked him and Noah up with some big-wig record producers in New York. His dream's finally happening. Maybe after experiencing Europe and Japan he'll settle down. Take your time, Malcolm advises - Neil on the other hand - he needs to find somebody. Devon reasons that it's hard to find someone who measures up to Dru (if that woman even exists).
Lily declares Sophia officially 'done'. Having old, new and blue covered, she runs off to get the perfect 'borrowed' thing - leaving Sophia to answer the door (and gasp at the sight of Neil holding flowers).
You look beautiful, Neil delivers Malcolm's flowers. Taking them, Sophia's hand rests on Neil's (causing an awkward pause). Neil following her inside, Sophia claims it hasn't dawned on her (what she's about to do). Further conversation is cut off when Lily returns - isn't she a beautiful bride? Flowers? Uncle Malcolm's soooo romantic. Yup - one of the many reasons Sophia loves him. Neil better leave Sophia to get ready - wouldn't wanna stop the wedding. Definitely not, Sophia agrees through her teeth. And as Neil scurries out, Sophia reads the touching card (from 'Mr Winters') - her smile fades.
Heather standing quietly in the corner, Chloe and Gloria argue over whether or not she'll represent them. Work with this bitch or be somebody else's, Glo finally convinces Chloe. Heather sure they'll be out on bail that afternoon, Chloe rants - we shouldn't even BE here. How can Billy NOT see through Jana's lies??
Meanwhile, Billy lets himself into Jana's apartment - but what the hell's Kevin doing here? Probably same thing you are. Kevin replies.
At G-worm, Neil orders a dozen extra bottles of champagne. Leslie appears to inform that the restaurant's closed for a private party - and is told that the private party is for Neil's brother's reception. How about she save him from being the lonely, pathetic best man/big brother? Leslie agrees to take pity on Neil - it's a yes.
Something borrowed is the pearl hair clip Lily's mother gave her for her wedding to Cane. So many memories attached to it, it'll mean a piece of Cane and Dru are at the wedding today. Putting the clip in, Lily gushes about how the family all loves Sophia (including her Dad). And now the ladies run off to finish getting the bride ready.
Back at the suite and running late, Neil apologizes for getting side tracked - but he was getting a date; Leslie. As Neil runs to get into his tux - he fakes forgetting the rings. I'm gonna hurt you, Malcolm panics. Silly bro - Neil wouldn't ruin this day - he was just messin' ~hug~
Kevin and Billy have a lot in common - like breaking into Jana's for the same reason. Refusing to believe he has anything in common with the law breaking Chipmunk, Billy owns this place. See? He has keys. Phone in hand (to call the cops) Billy will just add theft (when Kevin grabs his phone). Go ahead - call the cops. Kevin just won't share the evidence he found against Jana. Quit screwin' around, Billy growls - are his kids safe with Jana or not????
The boys now dressed, Devon goes to bring the car around. You're doing the right thing, Neil wants this day to be perfect. Malcolm couldn't BE anymore ready. Yeah man - he knows how special Sophia is - is tight with his big bro - and about the marry the woman he's waited his whole life for. With a hug, Neil claims he's happy for Malcolm (but his over the shoulder expression is anything but).
Oh my gosh - you'll take Uncle Malcolm's breath away, Lily gushes. You're marrying the man you love - don't let anything get in the way of this being the happiest day of your life. Hugging Lily, Sophia's eyes rest on a framed photo of Neil. I won't.
Heather returns to inform that Gloria and Chloe aren't being arraigned today due to budget cuts. Chloe thinks it a joke - Heather's as good at punking people as she is at picking out her suits. This suit; $500, Heather grins - knowing she's not punking them; priceless. Nothing can be done unless Billy drops the charges. Chloe rants about 'that jerk' - leaving her in jail for stealing a pregnancy pillow while that organic hippy lover's getting away with murder.
Back at Jana's apartment, Kevin knows guys named Angelo and Hogan (so certainly isn't scared of Billy). Reluctantly agreeing to 'work together', Billy's underwhelmed with a receipt for the pregnancy pad - until he's told to check the date; 2 weeks ago. Little late for Halloween don'tcha think? And as they wonder what Jana's up to, she arrives - to wonder 'what are you two doing here'?
Arriving at the church, Sophia goes back to her car for her bouquet - leaving Lily unsettled to be standing on the church steps - then startled when a hand clasps onto her shoulder - you OK? Daniel escorts the nervous Lily inside.
Next: It's hot, Phyllis complains. I dunno - take your clothes of, Nick suggests (listening through a glass he has to the wall) - his eyes on Phyllis as she strips off her blouse .... As Billy hovers in the background, Kevin says - done nothing wrong? Just talk. OK - Jana will tell him the truth .. Step out of the car please, a cop shines a flashlight into a nervous Sharon's car.
My Thoughts: Who does Devon think is footing the bill for him travelling to Japan and Europe? Will he be riding Noah's coat tails there? How long exactly before his music career 'takes off'? And how is he supporting himself in the meantime? ... If Billy's so busy with the magazine, how does he find time to go to the jailhouse - then to search Jana's apartment? ... According to Chloe nothing's worse than waking up with grimy stuff all over your teeth? Odd - I didn't think people in GC suffered from morning breath (as early morning kissing never seems to be a problem) .. Chloe looks like she stepped off the Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band album cover. Lovin' Madam Gloria's wonderfully exaggerated facial expressions and mannerisms. Line of the day goes to her: let this bitch (Heather) help us or become somebody else's bitch (she acts like she's never spent time behind bars before - and calling your free lawyer a bitch hardly encourages good representation) .. When did Heather and Kevin become so friendly? She'd be 'happy' to do him a favour? No longer in the DA's office, is Heather still living in the 'safe house' - while budget cuts have closed the courthouse down for the day? ... If Kevin's gonna water her plants and take out her trash, is Heather gonna give him a key? With lawyer fees usually $200+ an hour, why is Heather willing to work for favours anyway? A more enticing offer woulda been free coffee at CL's ..... Since when to defendants and plaintiffs have meetings at county lock up? ... Why didn't Malcolm's best man throw him a bachelor party? ... I don't care HOW many times this Malcolm says 'trippin' and 'bro', he's no Shemar Moore... What does Lily know about 'good luck'? Her not seeing Cane before their wedding didn't bode well .. If the reception's being held at G-worm, why does Malcolm have 'caterers' on his to-do list? And why would Neil need to order another dozen bottles of champagne? How many people are they expecting? .. I'm not even ready yet, Sophia tells Neil (who might have guessed that by her still being in her neon pink robe) ... How could Sophia not know that Lily was a model? NOW, hours before the wedding, Sophia's asking Lily if it's OK that she and Malcolm get married in the same church Cane died at? .. 'Wow' - Sophia seems amazed by her transformation (though she looks the same as any other day). Dopiest line of the day - I hope they sell big hats in heaven. Sell? I'm sure they're issued along with wings. Cause there's nothing Dru loved more than a big ole hat. But when did anyone go to Dru for advice on anything? ..... If Gloria and Chloe haven't even been charged yet, why did they spend the night in jail? Since Jana staying in the apartment is part of her salary (for nanny services rendered) wouldn't that make it her apartment - and give her the right to press charges? How can Chloe say she did nothing wrong - then confess to finding the pregnancy pillow in a 'locked' drawer? .... Devon said it best; Neil and Sophia sure HAVE gone a few rounds. And in saying Sophia has a big heart, does Malcolm really mean big 'ass'?