1992-08-21 Blake Covers Up The Affair Part 2

1992-08-21 Blake Covers Up The Affair Part 2

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21 Aug 1992 (Part 2) – Blake tells Roger that Holly fired her. Roger and Holly argue over Holly’s authority to do so. When Holly gets close to telling Roger about Blake and Ross, Blake agrees to find a new job and a new place to stay. Holly storms into her office when Roger insults her mothering skills. Alone, Roger asks Blake for an update on her efforts to find some dirt against Ross. Blake insists that there’s nothing to be found against Ross, but Roger believes there’s always something. Roger suggests that Blake take a break for a few days. In Holly’s office, Ross chastises Holly for firing Blake. Holly could care less about Ross’ guilt trip. Ross calls Holly petty and vindictive for taking her anger at Ross out on Blake. Ross reminds Holly that they were not involved when he hooked up with Blake, but Holly sees it differently. Later, Ross and Blake meet up again at the restaurant. Ross tells Blake that she worries too much. Blake tells him about Roger asking her to look for dirt in Ross’ life. Ross is not worried about their affair being found out, and he intends to have both Blake and the Senate. Meanwhile, back at WSPR, Roger tells Gilly to check out all the women whom Ross comes into contact with, to learn who is having an affair with Ross. Gilly is uncomfortable with the assignment, but Roger could care less.

Blake Thorpe – Elizabeth Keifer
Ross Marler – Jerry verDorn
Holly Lindsey – Maureen Garrett
Roger Thorpe – Michael Zaslow
Gilly (Grant) Speakes – Amelia Marshall

I will get an ID attack boy no no that's all right just get people back to work thank you all right now which one of you is going to tell me what's going on mom fired you today really why hey she never shows up and be because you just didn't think I was committed enough to job I was gone for a while and I didn't call in huh well she can't fire I certainly can not without my approval do you want to know the whole reason look I don't really want this job anyway so I'll just find somewhere else to work and I'll find somewhere else to live too so there's really nothing to worry about mother are you sure I'm really curious why you continually pulled the rug out from under your own daughter I mean first let's start with Alan Michael now this what the hell kind of mother are you anyway dad no no I mean I really have had it you don't know what the hell you're talking about and I don't care enough about either one of you to go into it right now well I think maybe you're better off out of here Oh they've seen anyway I need you the election is just around the corner we still have to come up with something on Ross oh all right yeah I've been working on it you have all right what do you got so for the last few weeks I should have realized you'd figure out a way to handle Ross in your own way I knew I could what do you got nothing what I just was trying to tell you I tried I really did but there's nothing I don't believe that he's no saint anybody who knows Ross knows that well maybe he's keeping his nose clean because of the election between now just be careful you don't think so you know you've you've had a kind of rough with your mother you need to take a break to settle down and I'll help you in any way I can then in a couple of days we'll put our heads together and think about this thing with Ross I personally think it's got something to do with a woman I think firing Blake was pretty shabby I guess I just keep falling short of your high standard if you want to be angry with somebody be angry at me how does Blake manage to instill such loyalty when we get both know about that dummy you don't even sound like yourself I've never been in this position before I'm sorry that you're hurt I'm sorry that you thought there was more going on between us and there actually was but firing Blake is petty and vindictive if I were being vindictive Ross I would be shouting it from the rooftops Senate candidate does the mother then the daughter talk about family values that should make for some interesting headline family Holly we were not involved at that time I've done nothing to be ashamed of yeah just don't get it I'm not being vindictive Ross I just don't want to see you or Blake anymore thank you so glad that you came back do you know what would but I have this really horrible feeling it's like things are building up and building up everything you worry too much no no look dad asked me to do some checking up on you to see if I could find out any ammunition to use before the election and you told them there was nothing because there is nothing but if it comes it comes out about us it comes out about us now quit worrying about that quit worrying about Roger and Holly you have worked so hard for this I just don't want to get in the way between you and the statement you want I'm gonna have them both Julie I have an assignment for you well I've got to review the tapes no no this is very important won't take long okay I want you to look into any of the women Ross a scene out would make that any of the women he comes in contact with he's having an affair he's keeping it secret I want to know why Roger I don't know that I can do that don't worry I'll give you pointers all the manpower you need it simply is not what I had in mind when I said I would help you I've had enough problems for one day I've given you an assignment just do it

9 thoughts on “1992-08-21 Blake Covers Up The Affair Part 2

  1. Sad, but very true. I loved the pace of the GL of this era. Characters like Roger didn't get "instant" redemption, they evolved very slowly but you always knew the motivation behind their actions and there was a flow that seems missing today.

  2. I guess that's why I don't watch as much as I used to. I'm not a wham, bam, thank you ma'am type of person for plots, especially when they're rushed. If it seems well thought out, then that's different, but recently the plot drives the story, not the characters.

  3. I'll think about it and then get back to you. πŸ˜‰

    There's also a lot more Blossie goodness before then too. Looking back, I'm amazed at how much happened in a relatively short time period. These days, soaps take at least a week for one plot point.

  4. "If I was vindictive, Ross, I would be shouting it from the rooftops…Senate candidate does the mother then the daughter."

    That was priceless. Where is the writing now? Hell, where are the long term story lines?

  5. I won't ruin it for you then. I'll just say that it's worth the wait. πŸ™‚ But it doesn't happen until the early October shows. In a way, it's amazing that it took him that long to find out.

  6. I can't wait to see how Roger finds out; I've forgot what happened! Isn't it fun how close to the truth he gets without realizing it was his daughter…..and Holly is just seeeeeeething and ready to tell him!!!!!

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