What I Watched Today
(rambling, random thoughts & annoyingly detailed recaps from real time TV watching)
At The Floating Rib fundraiser, Felicia tells Laura that she’s heard positive things about her campaign. Not-Doc says his wife is a rock star. He has the feeling tonight will be unforgettable. Laura says they’re raising funds for a good cause. Thunder starts to rumble outside. Felicia says they’re raising money for mental health, but if Laura gets a boost, that’s even better. Laura says tonight isn’t about her. Not-Doc says he wants her to be the next mayor.
Carly is glad to see Michael. She wonders if he’s there because he feels obligated, and tells him that he doesn’t have to be okay. It’s okay if he wants to be at home. He tells her that he wasn’t in the best place when they last talked, but thinks he’s taking a step in the right direction. Carly asks, how so?
At the pier, Josslyn is in a Princess Leia costume, and Cameron is Han Solo. He says he’ll do whatever she says as long as he gets paid. He thinks she makes a great Princess Leia, since she has bossy down pat. She complains that he didn’t bring Chewbacca, but he says Chewy is eight feet tall, not a stuffed animal. She flashes back to when Oscar gave her some dragons for her Daenerys costume last year.
Oscar buses tables at Charlie’s. Drew walks in, and asks if he has a second, but Oscar tells Drew he has nothing to say. And he has a lot of work to do. Charlie’s is pretty empty, and Drew says he might buy that excuse if Julian had bothered to decorate for Halloween. Oscar tells him that Julian is against a kids’ holiday being co-opted by drunk adults. Drew says they want to give Oscar space, but they were worried. Kim is freaking out. Oscar says he’s sorry to ruin their night, but Drew says he came because he wanted to see if Oscar was okay. He hasn’t been home in days. Oscar says he found a place to stay. Drew wonders about money for rent, but Oscar says, they’re nice people. Drew wants him to elaborate; fill in the blanks. Oscar asks, why? So Drew can drag him home, and force him to go through the drug trial?
Julian sees Kim at the hospital. She says she’s been trying to reach him, and he says he’s been trying to avoid giving her the bad news. He wasn’t able convince Alexis to drop the case.
Chase walks in with Jordan, and Laura says she can always count on the PCPD. Chase says they have a killer turnout, and Jordan says mental health awareness makes their job easier. Alexis joins them, saying she wouldn’t miss a worthy cause, and it should also boost Laura’s campaign. Laura says that’s not what tonight is about, but Alexis says it’s a collateral benefit. Laura notices Alexis is wearing her mother’s watch. Alexis says it’s one of the few things left of her mother’s and one of the few really nice things she has. Laura tells Alexis it’s fortuitous that Valentin found it, but in her experience, any gift from a Cassadine comes with a hidden cost.
Nina and Valentin sit in front of the fire at Windemere. Valentin says he’s sorry the storm inconvenienced her, but Charlotte will be delighted to see her at breakfast. She tells him that she’s not staying overnight. The rain has stopped, and she’s getting changed. Valentin says the coast guard has closed traffic to the island. Nina thinks the storm isn’t that bad, and the lights go out. She says, of course.
Curtis and Jordan pretend they’re in Casino Royale. Jordan thinks they’re overdressed for a harvest festival, but Curtis says they should get credit for just showing up. They kiss.
Lulu tells Laura that she checked with her editor on Laura’s write-in campaign. Laura wonders why everyone thinks tonight is about her campaign, and Alexis tells her, welcome to politics. Lulu is proud of her mother. She loves Ned, but no one is more qualified. Laura says she’s just hoping her presence in the election gets Ned to look at other issues about mental health. Alexis says, too late. Ned and Olivia-Q walk in.
Valentin tells Nina the power is out on the island, and for some reason, the generator didn’t go on. He hopes the fire is keeping her warm enough. They clink glasses. Valentin asks if he’s making her uncomfortable, but Nina says, no. He tells her it brings back memories. His favorite part of the evening was sitting with her by the fire. We flash back to them getting busy in front of the fireplace, and Nina says she remembers.
Michael tells Carly that he’s attending a group who meets at the hospital. She says he’s been through a lot. She took his strength for granted, and didn’t realize how much he was holding in. Not just about Jonah, but being in prison and AJ’s murder. Michael tells her it’s something he has to do on his own. It’s something that has to belong to him and only him. Carly understands. Michael leaves to get a drink, and Ava approaches the table. She says, Michael’s capacity to forgive is astonishing. He must get it from his father’s side – the one Sonny murdered. Carly says if she wants to rehash AJ’s death, let’s do it.
Mac has brought costumes, and Felicia tells him it’s not a costume party. He says it’s Halloween, and asks not-Doc if he’s too good for their alter-egos. Felicia likes it, but not-Doc doesn’t feel that he should resurrect Eve. Mac says he’s Eve; Doc is Norma. Not-Doc says it might seem like they’re making light of an important and sensitive evening, and Mac thinks, maybe it’s time kill off those two broads. Not-Doc says he couldn’t agree more.
Ava wonders if Carly forced Michael to forgive the man who murdered his father. Carly says Ava should be grateful Sonny shot AJ, since he was trying to strangle her for Connie’s murder. Ava says she was exonerated, but Carly says the charges were dropped because there wasn’t enough evidence. She says it’s strange that Ava is there tonight, since she didn’t give a damn about Morgan’s mental health. Ava is sick of being blamed for Morgan’s death. She wasn’t responsible; Olivia-J planted the car bomb. Carly says Ava is the reason Morgan spiraled out of control, and the reason he got in the car. Sonny will be coming for her one day, and it won’t end pretty. Not-Doc looks at Ava.
Josslyn bemoans not having a Wookie, but Cameron says he doesn’t do action figures or stuffed animals. Josslyn wonders if she has to beg for every fake boyfriend thing. She says they have to post a selfie, and Cameron tells her to be careful what she posts online. She says Oscar has to see them, and he says his mom has been giving him the third degree. She’s worried about the trouble they might get into. He gets close, and we think he’s going to kiss her, but he sprays her with silly string.
Oscar tells Drew that he’s not changing his mind. Drew says no one wants to involve the cops. He wanted to make Oscar was sure safe. Oscar wonders how it feels, not having vital information about his health. Drew says he also wanted to update Oscar. He deserves the same information they have. They learned that lesson the hard way. He tells Oscar the trial starts on December 1st, and they still have time to hit the road.
Kim thanks Julian for trying to reason with Alexis. She thought he could get through. She doesn’t understand how anyone in their right mind could take on the case. Alexis is a mother; how can she sleep at night knowing she’s signing Oscar’s death certificate? Julian says Alexis believes Oscar is old enough to have a say, and he agrees with her.
Laura tells Ned it’s nice of him to attend, and he says the more attention they bring to mental health, the better the city will be. Olivia says they pledge to match all of the donations, and Ned says tomorrow, he’s laying out a special plan. He focused on the economy, but now that business is booming, he’s going to refocus on mental health and social services. Carly thinks they need to talk about Ferncliff.
Valentin tells Nina it’s a special occasion; the breakfast menu should reflect it. Nina says he’s assuming the power will be back in the morning. She accuses him of setting it up to get her to spend the night. She says he thought he bamboozled her. Valentin and I both say, bamboozled? She bought the whole thing about the harbor traffic, but he pushed it too far when he arranged a power outage. He says she knows it’s the first thing to go in a storm. Contrary to folklore, his family doesn’t control the weather. It’s a series of unfortunate events. Nina says, for her, and Valentin says he’ll cherish every moment with her. She wonders how she’s supposed to believe him.
Ned asks Carly, what about Ferncliff? She says she knows firsthand about the abuse there. Olivia says it’s state run, but Ned says she has a good point. The city should take a more active role in monitoring it. He invites Carly and Laura to form a task force after his inauguration. He hopes they’ll consider his offer. Alexis thinks he’s speaking too soon. A poll was just posted, and Laura is surging.
Kim says Julian isn’t being fair. He tells her that he didn’t say he agreed, and Kim says he didn’t have to. Alexis is looking at it like a lawyer. She’s looking at it as a mother. If she does nothing, her child dies. If she has to fight in court, so be it. She’s willing to fight as long as it saves Oscar’s life. Julian asks what if it doesn’t, and they spent each moment fighting?
Drew tells Oscar about a meteor shower in November in central Florida. He suggests they rent an RV, drive along the coast, and have an adventure. It might get weird, but it’ll be fun. Oscar says it passes over their way every year; it’s not that special. Drew says someone told him to find grace in everyday little moments. Regardless of how special the even it, spending time with Oscar is special. Oscar says he can’t leave because of the lawsuit. Drew knew that, didn’t he?
Nina asks if Valentin is saying to put their cards on the table, and Valentin says she’s not being completely honest. Look back at his mistakes and lies, and ask herself if there was ever a time when she thought she didn’t mean the world to him? He screwed everything up, but he knew the moment he laid eyes on her, that she was special. As soon as they were married, he knew he’d always love her and never stop. Nina still thinks it was purposely set up, but Valentin swears on everything he holds dear, he didn’t ground the launch to force her to stay. Nina says he’s using it to his advantage, and he says, yes. He’d use any advantage to remind her how good they had it. He’ll never give up hope. One day, he’ll say the right thing to convince her to come back. They kiss YES! I love them together.
NO! Nina says, it’s a mistake, and Valentin says, it’s fate. She says the kiss shouldn’t have happened. What if Charlotte had walked in. Valentin says she would be thrilled, but Nina says it would have gotten her hopes up.
Alexis tells Laura she’s got 28% of the vote. Olivia congratulates her. She’s shown how important it is to get involved. She should be proud. Geez, she might as well pat Laura on the head. Laura thanks her. She tells Alexis that she can’t win at 28%, but Alexis says she has momentum. She can gain support in the next week. Not-Doc says, a lot can happen in the next few days. Even tonight.
Josslyn calls Cameron a jerk. He says she didn’t see it coming. Josslyn says she knows how to prank. When he least expects it, payback is coming. Wait and see. Ha-ha! That’s what I tell people. It could be ten minutes or ten years.
Oscar says Drew wants him out of town. He and Kim cooked it up together. A stupid father/son field trip, where Drew would force him to be a science experiment. Drew says he wants to spend as much time as he can with. He understands he’s the dad Oscar never asked for. He’s only been in a tiny portion of Oscar’s life, but he and Scout are his entire life. They’re all he has, and he’s not ready to let Oscar go.
Kim tells Julian that she knows the treatment will help. Julian says she’s a doctor. Debates regarding the quality vs quantity of life must be common. Kim says, for those who’ve already lived a full life. There’s the possibility this could buy Oscar more time; maybe enough to be cured. She’s not giving up without a fight.
Carly thanks not-Doc for looking out for her at Ferncliff, and protecting her protect from Mary Pat. He says to try and put it behind her. She says she has so many questions. The guy next to her was desperate to communicate. He was using Morse code. Not-Doc says he explained before that the patient belongs there. Carly says he must be able to tell her something. He gets testy, and says he can’t, and she should know when to back off.
Chase sees Michael, and says he noticed Michael duck out. They haven’t talked while; is he okay? Michael doesn’t know. He’s been thinking about Jonah a lot. The doctors say the trauma didn’t cause his death, but he still goes over it anyway. One choice causes a ripple effect. Who knows what would have happened if Nelle gave birth in an actual hospital? Chase says it’s Michael’s mind playing tricks. He’s giving Nelle what she wants. Michael asks if Chase is doing the same thing, and Chase says he called Zack’s family. They were relieved it was over, but he kept thinking that he prolonged their nightmare by getting involved with Nelle in the first place. He’s not the hero in the story. Michael says he made things right. He owes it to himself to make peace with what happened. Chase says, back atcha.
Nina tells Valentin that she doesn’t doubt they love each other. But if she lets him in to her heart again, he’ll hurt her. He won’t intend to, but he will. It’s who he is, and she’s not allowing it to happen again. Valentin says he’ll put candles in the guest bedroom, so Charlotte won’t get her hopes up. I make a sad face.
Carly asks if not-Doc is okay. He apologizes, saying he’s just protective of her. The patient next door is very dangerous, and where he belongs. She asks how he knows, and he says he looked into it. She asks why he didn’t say something, and he tells her that he’s not inclined to share information about patients. It’s illegal, and highly unethical. He sees Ava. She orders a martini, and he says, make it two. It would be a shame for her to drink alone.
Valentin sees Nina sleeping on the couch. He covers her, his hand lingering on her shoulder.
Ava says she doesn’t mind drinking alone; she doesn’t want pity. Not-Doc asks her, who said anything about pity? Ava says she saw Felicia giving him an earful. She’s sure Felicia couldn’t wait to lay all of her sins on his doorstep. Not-Doc says, like Morgan’s death. Those were other people’s choices. She switched his medication, but she didn’t force him to steal the car. Even if she had, she didn’t wire the car to explode. She’s as much to blame as a distillery is for a drunk driver. He looks forward to exploring what goes on in her mind.
Ned tells Olivia this doesn’t paint him as a beloved mayor. She says he’s a wonderful mayor. It’s easier to criticize than get in and do the work. Ned says she has to say; she loves him. She asks if she’s ever sugarcoated anything. It’s too little too late. If the election was in January or even next month, maybe he should be worried, but it’s hard for a write-in candidate to win. There’s no way she can catch up. Ned hopes she’s right.
Drew tells Oscar there’s so much he wants to show him; so much he hasn’t lived. Oscar appreciates that Drew asked him to go, but he needs to fight this. Drew says Oscar must be his son. it was a long shot. He tells Oscar, happy Halloween. Who says they can’t make Kilimanjaro? He says, goodnight, and leaves.
Kim tells Julian that Oscar is her life. He knows, and wants her to know, however she chooses to handle it, he’s with her all the way. Kim says it’s ironic that when there was no chance of him surviving, their relationship couldn’t have been stronger. Well, he didn’t know he wasn’t surviving either. She says, now he won’t even look her in the eye. She going to keep trying. She’s convinced he can have a happy, full life. It’s worth the risk. If she can’t get through to him, maybe someone else will. Josslyn.
Josslyn wants to take another selfie. Cameron doesn’t care, as long as he gets paid. She tells him, if money is all he loves, it’s what he shall receive. She says, look convincing. Look like he’s having fun. She says she is, and he says, him too.
Not-Doc tells Laura, the games are about to begin. Laura tells everyone that they’ve had a chance to drink and mingle, it’s time for the first mini competition. Ten dollars a try to win a five-hundred dollar gift certificate to Wyndham’s. She turns the floor over to Mac, who says it’s bobbing for apples. No one wants to.
Cameron tells Josslyn that they can still make it to the party. He sees something on the ground, and picks it up.
Laura asks not-Doc to set a good example and be the first, but he says he has to go. He’s working on the sleep study, and is gathering important data over five consecutive nights. She says they’re ships passing in the night. He says he’s certain she’ll give Port Charles a night to remember, and leaves. Laura announces that all the proceeds are going to metal health watch groups, which are vitally important for everyone. She offers a swimming cap. She asks Ned, but Carly says she’ll buy a chance.
Josslyn asks Cameron what he found. He tells her someone lost their ID card, and tosses it. It belongs to Mary Pat.
Carly ties her hair back, and bends to bob for an apple. Mary Pat’s head pops up in the middle of them.
Next time, Nina says she’ll handle Ava, Laura wonders who committed such a heinous act, and Ava screams.
The Shahs of Sunset
Tommy and MJ go to couples’ therapist Nazila. MJ says the stress level is high with planning the wedding. There’s been a new family dynamic since Sham’s passing. She’s seen Vida’s nurturing side, but when the wedding dress came out not so good, the wrath of Vida did too. Tommy says she’s been laisse faire about the wedding, and it’s a tough spot to be in if the dress isn’t what she wants when she didn’t play a part in it. MJ says she’s not seeing the dress until the day before the wedding. Nazila asks what else she needs. MJ says they’ve yet to receive her mom’s blessing. We flash back to Vida’s disapproval of Tommy when he and MJ first got together. Tommy thinks Vida was afraid she’d lose MJ, but when Shama got sick, they were the Three Musketeers, and Vida realized that whatever happened, they’d be there. MJ starts crying because she’s happy. Nazila wonders if they’ve asked Vida about the blessing. MJ says they haven’t; she needs to think about it. In her interview, MJ can’t be certain her mom will be supportive. Tommy says Vida doesn’t like to be put on the spot, and MJ says she’ll talk privately to Vida at the rehearsal dinner. In MJ’s interview, she says this could affect the quality of life as a family. As tough as Vida is, MJ has unrelenting respect and love for her.
Destiney meets Reza for lunch. He toasts to finding her dad. In her interview, Destiney says the journey of finding her father started a few years ago. If she didn’t try, she’d feel terrible if he died without her telling him that he meant more to her than he thinks. Monique joins them. The man she thought was a possible uncle, turned out not to be. She talked to everyone, but can find no US relatives. From what she understands, he’s not in the US. She tells Destiney, wherever he is, he loves her. Destiny says when you love something, you want to nurture it. Monique says, unless he’s busy with his own life. In her interview, Destiney says, men who have other families – you suck. Monique says Destiney might want him to have a family. In Reza’s interview, he says there’s a massive amount of Persian secrecy. They all know someone who has two families; one in Iran and one in the US. He thinks that’s what happened with Destiney’s dad. He tells Destiney that she has the assumption that men leave, but not every man is like that. They pick men who leave. Destiney says she’s the one who leaves. She’s become her father. Reza asks how that’s working for her. She’s not happy, and needs to open up. She doesn’t want to continue the same pattern; it ends with her. In Destiney’s interview, she says she’s glad she has people in her life who care, and understand her culture. She can say how she feels without judgement. She tells Reza that she couldn’t do any of it without him. He says he loves her.
Mike and his mom go to lunch. In his interview, Mike says he and his family members have individual investment properties. The new project is being done as a family. His mom thinks they should sell it, make a profit, and buy something already developed. This project might take two years. His brothers don’t have the time, it’s all on him. Mike says through this project, they get leverage to the next one and the next. They’re not kids anymore. She says all families expectations are different. As a mother, she’s proud of how he’s looking to the future. it gives her a good feeling. Whatever he decides, she respects it, and backs him 1000%. In his interview, Mike says everyone wants their parents approval, but he also wants to win back his mom’s trust because of some bad decisions he made. We flash back to him deciding to get into real estate wit Reza. He thinks he can earn it back. His mom tells him to do it for his relationship with his brothers.
Adam and Reza visit Sheree and Dan, Reza’s business partners. In Reza’s interview, he says he grew up with his dad coming home and making it rain. Adam is conservative with money. Reza thinks if they do well, there will be a baby version of Sheree and Dan’s house down the street, and they’ll be neighbors. In his interview, he says if this doesn’t work out, he’ll never hear the end of it. The rest of the Shahs arrive. The evening is a celebration for Reza’s friends to show them what he’s done. Sheree and Dan are like family, and he wants them to meet his friends who are family. Reza likes being a part of something, from concept to product. It’s like giving birth. Reza says he’s seeing dollar signs. Hopefully, the shampoo line does well enough to pay for the baby. In Mike’s interview, he says Reza is a hard worker, but if he doesn’t get the product into stores, he’ll be stuck with inventory he doesn’t want. It happened to him with the shoes, and Asa with Diamond Water. $500K; he hopes Reza knows what he’s doing. Reza thanks everyone for coming, and they toast.
They go outside. There’s a nubile woman in a giant bubble, floating around the pool, and a fire dancer. Tommy says, because it’s Tuesday. Reza says, fifteen years ago, he couldn’t have imagined the life he has now. He imagined he’d be a single queen growing old ungracefully. He’s glad he got his sh*t together. It’s nice being where he’s at.
Reza and Adam go with Tommy to the cake tasting. Reza says you can’t have bad cake at a Persian wedding. It doesn’t matter if everything else is perfect, it’s all they’ll talk about. He’s been eating rice cakes and egg whites in preparation for the tasting. After his first bite, Tommy thinks people should get married just for the cake. Reza wants to find a cake that’s like MJ. It has to have a lot of flavors, because that bitch is flavorful. It also has to be big and attractive, since she’s that too. Adam asks Tommy if they’re having a traditional wedding, and Tommy says they’re having the ceremony outside. Reza explains that in a traditional non-Jewish Persian wedding, the bride and groom sit side by side with a mirror in front of them so they can see each other. They dip their pinkies in honey, and put it in each other’s mouths. Tommy thinks it’s erotic. Salted caramel and lemon berry are the winners. Reza tells cake baker Joshua that he killed it.
MJ goes for a facial treatment, and Destiney meets her there. She’s having micro needling done, and then her own blood gets put on her face. She’s never tried it before, and in her interview, MJ doesn’t know whether she’ll have a bride bloody face, like a scene from Carrie. Her mom always told her to never try something new for the first time before an important life event, but she doesn’t care. It’s worth the risk. The wedding is in two days, and she needs to look beautiful. Destiney can’t watch; she doesn’t like needles or blood. A vial of blood is taken, and the dermatologist explains that there are thirty-six needles in the device. MJ says, 36 pricks, and they laugh. The plasma is called liquid gold, and applied to the face afterward. In her interview, Destiney says, it’s like a golden shower for your face, which leads me to believe she doesn’t know what that term means. MJ whines that her face is already swollen, and the doctor says it will go away by the end of the day. In MJ’s interview, she says her face could look like a giant herpes explosion.
GG is shooting a commercial for Wusah commercial. Her mom joins her for support. GG says she’s never had a career, a business, or had to dress up for a meeting. She gets ready to film, and has a hard time getting started. The building is in an industrial zone, and trucks keep going by. She can’t get her lines together. She says the old her would have been gone. She finally nails it. In her interview, GG says she never had an attachment to anything. It’s weird being attached to a business. After a long day of meetings, she cries. She’s scared it’s going to bite her in the ass like so many things in life have. She hopes she’s doing the right thing.
MJ calls Nema. He tells her that he’s buying his first piece of real gold. He says it’s a coming full circle Persian moment. He has his gay broker and his bodyguard. Reza has the negotiating skills, and Shervin is the muscle. They meet Nema at the store. Reza tells Nema that every year he got a pahlavi; a gold coin. In his interview, Reza says Nema is like a sponge. He wants as much Persianity as possible. He missed out on it growing up. Nema is feeling a chain. He’s okay with being a basic bitch. Reza picks out a few chains for Nema to check out. In Nema’s interview, he says, everything happens for a reason. His marriage and divorce happened so he could find his own happiness. Part of which, was connecting with his culture; something he’d been missing his whole life. Because Mike took his sister out, he connected with a group of friends. He says his new friends have been more influential to his cultural growth than anyone in his life. Reza says he’s happy Nema is getting the chain he got when he was sixteen. Shervin welcomes him to the club.
MJ’s childhood friend, Kerry, arrives. She flew there from the east coast for the wedding. She’s going with MJ to get gifts for her party and helpers. MJ would have been running errands with her dad and Kerry. She and Shams loved doing everything together. She thinks the three of them are together in spirit. They’re go to the venue to pay them, and MJ wonders if she should be concerned, since it doesn’t look like it’s supposed to tomorrow. She has so many things to worry about at the last minute. YOLO. You’re not counting Your money today. Just spending it for a pretty effing six-hour party.
Adam and Reza get to the rehearsal dinner first. MJ can’t believe her dad won’t be walking her down the aisle. Vida tells her, don’t cry. He’s alive in their hearts. Be happy. The reason they are there is because of Shams. Tommy says she’s nailing it. Vida says MJ is there because of Sham’s sperm. At the dinner, Reza orders a martini. The bartender says they have no martini glasses, and Reza says he doesn’t do those anyway. A gay guy holding a martini glass is a little too cliché. MJ says it’s traditional to have a rehearsal the night before the wedding, but everyone in the party arrived today. They’re just having dinner, and figuring it out tomorrow.
Reza says this makes it serious. MJ introduces Vida to Terry and Jimmy, Tommy’s adoptive family when he emancipated himself. Terry says Jimmy brought him home. When she asked how long he wanted to stay, he said eight years. In his interview, Tommy says they’re family. They all saved his life at one point or another. Nothing makes him happier than them being there. He tells MJ that he has to tinkle (I hardly ever hear that term), so she can talk to her mom. Vida asks if MJ is ready. MJ says she doesn’t know if you’re ever ready. Vida asks if she’s happy that Tommy is going to be her husband, and make her a happy grandmother. MJ says she’s 100% sure loves him; not a shadow of a doubt. Vida says that’s very good. MJ appreciates her support, and wants to show more love and compassion to her. She asks if Vida gives her blessing. Vida says she does; she really does. And she’s sure Shams gives his blessing too. In her interview, MJ thanks Vida for being nurturing, and coming around four years later. It’s the best gift Vida could give her. Reza thanks Vida, saying MJ has been wanting it for so long. In MJ’s interview, she suggest always manipulating a blessing from your mom before the wedding. That way, you can hold it over her head if anything goes wrong. Reverse guilt. Tommy says the blessing is very Don Corleone. They eat.
MJ gets up to give a speech. She says, the best thing is that no matter what goes wrong tomorrow, everyone is there for them. Then she turns into Miss Barbara from Romper Room, saying, I see you, and you, and you, saying everyone’s name. Tommy yells, good speech, and says, next it will be, I see a dish, I see a glass. She tells him, eff off, and he applauds. In MJ’s interview, she says getting there was so hectic, things fell by the wayside, and she didn’t practice the speech. She’s realizing she’s not prepared for tomorrow.
After dinner, Kerry and MJ crash in the bridal suite. MJ is going with the tradition that the groom and bride don’t see each other before they get to the altar. They order breakfast from room service. MJ sees she missed a FaceTime call from Adam, and calls him. She tells him that she hasn’t seen her dress. He says most brides would have seen it already, and she says shoulda, coulda, woulda. Breakfast arrives, and MJ says, the sourdough looks good and ample. She hasn’t written her vows yet, and it’s eight hours until the wedding. She wants to go back to the house to get some stuff, take a shower, and have a swim. Kerry is worried about the time, and MJ says don’t tell her what to do.
Mona and some other girls are getting glammed up at her place. Nema says her place is perfectly central for a pre-game party. If you can get past it being all vegan. She’s a few blocks away from MJ’s wedding. Mona chides Nema for eating the snacks she put out for the girls.
MJ can’t wrap her head around why it would take eight hours to get into a dress. They get to the house, and she walks Toya, and goes for a swim. Kerry tells her to keep it moving; they have five hours. MJ says don’t tell her what to do on her wedding day. Best man Johnny calls, and MJ asks him to make sure Tommy isn’t blackout drunk when he walks down the aisle.
Tommy tells his groomsmen that he’s getting sh*t faced. Johnny says he promised MJ that Tommy wouldn’t get annihilated. Tommy says that’s a promise Johnny can’t keep. He’s putting drinks in his pockets. There’s an open bar, and he’s going to close them down.
Next time, a wedding tsunami has taken over everything, GG takes off her ring, and in true MJ fashion, she’s even late for her own wedding.
⚠ Next time is The Shahs finale as well. I forgot to mention that next Tuesday is the finale for The Haves and the Have Nots. Whatever a finale means anymore. It could be six months or six years until the next season.
💍 My Embarrassing Obsession…
I think 90 Day Fiancé should have its own network. Some where are they now?
🎃 And Just Like That It Was Over…
The creation of another Halloween.