Recap: Jeff and Blake arrive in Seattle, where the sheriff informs them that two bodies were found inside the wreckage of a crashed plane. The male body was confirmed as Peter De Vilbis...and for some reason he's assuming that the female body is Fallon. Blake points out that since DNA testing wasn't yet mainstream in the early '80s, it's possible that the dead woman isn't actually Fallon - but when the sheriff shows Jeff the ring they found on the female victim's finger, Jeff tears up and confirms that it's Fallon's engagement ring. He then curses his "deceased" fiancee for running off with her Eurotrash ex-lover, then hands the ring to Blake and bitterly says he has zero desire to keep it.
At Carrington manor, Claudia and Krystle are having breakfast and recalling their fondest memories of Lindsay (blech) and Fallon. Blake telephones to inform Krystle that the Seattle sheriff has confirmed that Fallon was one of the two plane crash fatalities, then says that he and Jeff will be jetting back to Denver with her charred, unidentifiable remains. Krystle moans, "I'm soooo sorry", and Claudia contorts her face into a mournful expression before bursting into tears.
Steven is in the attic, crying as he looks at his and Fallon's childhood toys. Blake tiptoes into the room and tells him that this type of devastating loss can bring the family together - but Steven argues that if by family he means Adam, then no way in hell is he willing to even be civil to the man, then whines again about how pissed he still is that Sammy Jo absconded with Danny under Adam's watch. He tells Blake that later in the episode he'll be meeting up with Sammy Jo in a Los Angeles diner, and Blake assures him he'll do his best to help wrap up this tedious kidnapping subplot and get the tot safely back into Carrington custody.
Jeff is broodily binge-drinking in the study when Blake ambles into the room and suggests they plan a small funeral for Fallon, with just family members and a sprinkling of loyal household servants in attendance. Jeff's like, "Fine, whatever...I really don't give a shit about the hussy's final goodbye" and continues to broodily binge-drink.
Adam gives Blake a condolence hug and reminds him that someone is going to have to break the sad news to Alexis. And speaking of Alexis, he informs Blake that she got arrested after she was caught leaving the country - jetting off to Caracas to visit Billy Waite - and Blake's all, "She did wha-a-a-at??", but decides to put a pin in that disturbing nugget so they can focus on mourning their daughter.
Blake drops by the Denver Detention Center, where Alexis is forced to wear standard issue prison garb. She poutishly asks if something happened to Fallon...and after stammering incoherently for a few seconds, Blake tells her it's been confirmed: their daughter was [presumed] killed in a plane crash. Alexis is all, "Nooooo!!" and lashes out at Blake for stealing her children [long before Dynasty began filming] ... then sobbingly falls into his arms and squeaks, "What are we going to dooooo?!"
Back at Carrington manor, Blake is receiving condolences from various visitors when Billy Waite calls to turn down his loan request. Blake angrily demands to know what Alexis said to him that made him want to kill the deal, and Billy's like, "Oops, looks like I've got another call, bye!" and abruptly ends the call. LOL.
The next morning, Little Blake is sitting at the top of the mansion's main staircase, clutching his teddy and staring sadly into space. Jeff lowers himself next to him, asks him how he's doing, and assures him that his mommy is in heaven and no longer suffering from headaches. Little Blake sadly says his beloved puppy also left him to go to heaven, but that he'd much prefer it if both his puppy and mommy came back...and Jeff tears up and gives his tiny son a hug.
Dex is at the Denver Detention Center, puffing on a cigarette and visiting with Alexis, who wails that it never occurred to her that anyone in law enforcement would think she was fleeing the U.S. when she flew to Caracas while being out on bail, despite the judge sternly warning her to not leave the state of Colorado or else. Dex hands her a cigarette and admits he's growing increasingly concerned about all the circumstantial evidence that's starting to stack up against her, but Alexis says she doesn't want to talk 'bout that right now 'cause she's far too sad about Fallon's faux death to worry about her prison problems. She pleads with Dex to get her out of the Detention Center...and when he helplessly says there's nothing he can do to make that happen, she bangs on the door and cries, "Please let me out of here!"
The Carringtons - including Alexis, who must have gotten a day pass from the Detention Center - gather at the cemetery for Fallon's funeral. After a brief intro from the minister, the camera pans across the faces of the grief stricken mourners, and then Blake and Alexis deliver tearful goodbyes to their dearly departed daughter. When the coffin starts getting lowered, Jeff angrily growls, "If you really loved me, you wouldn't have left me for that bum. You bitch!" - bwahahahahaha! - and Blake shoots him the stink-eye and snarlingly asks him what the hell he's doing, desecrating his daughter's funeral like a drunken fool. Jeff hangs his head in shame, then grabs a hold of Little Blake's hand and watches the tot drop a flower atop his mother's casket.
Blake is pacing around his bedroom, angrily mulling over Billy Waite's decision to reject his loan request. Krystle chides him for pushing himself so hard as his company's CEO, and assures him she's A-OK with taking a break from being a rich trophy wife and living in a ridiculous 40+ room mansion. Blake gets irked and says the mansion is important to him 'cause it's where his children were born and raised - but Krystle points out that the memories wouldn't suddenly disappear if he were to scale back on his housing accommodations. She reminds the old goat that they will always have each other, along with their in-utero spawn. Ew.
Steven meets with Sammy Jo inside a Los Angeles diner...and she's chowing down on an insane amount of food, which seems so at odds with her super-slender frame. Ahh, to have the metabolism of '80s Heather Locklear. She snidely tells Steven that Danny is currently staying with friends, far away from L.A., and that she'll hand him over for no less than 30K a month. Steven stares at her incredulously and whines, "I don't have that kind of money!", so Sammy Jo reminds him that he has an uber-wealthy mother who does have that kind of money. She says she'll call him in a few days to flesh out the hand-off/monthly payment plan, and he glares at her and warns that if anything happens to Danny, he'll kill her. Sammy Jo rolls her eyes and continues packing away the carbs...and as Steven exits the diner and gets into his car, we see that Adam is parked across the street, quietly staring.
Late that night, while Sammy Jo and Danny sleep in their Travelodge motel room, Adam sneaks in through the window that Sammy Jo stupidly left open and tiptoes over to Danny's crib. Sammy Jo wakes up, looks alarmed, then shoots Adam a sexy smile and urges him to sashay over and give her a smooch. Adam obliges, creepily coos, "You're such a pretty girl", then proceeds to gag her with a silk scarf and tie her hands behind her back. He saunters back over to the crib and tells the tot, "Uncle Adam has come to take you home" and leaves the motel room with Danny while a restrained Sammy Jo kicks and lets out muffled screams of protest.
Back at Carrington manor, Adam regales Steven, Blake, and Krystle with the story of his brave rescue of Danny...and Claudia pops into the room to confirm that Danny is healthy and doing well. A contrite looking Steven thanks Adam and extends his hand, and Adam shakes it and tells him the rescue was Blake's idea. Blake nods, then grimly remarks that he highly doubts the writers are completely done with the recurring 'Sammy Jo wants to somehow use Danny in exchange for money' subplot.
Dominique Deveraux travels (in a fancy black car) to her old stomping grounds: a working class neighborhood in northern Denver. She greets her Aunt Bessie, and the two boringly reminisce about her childhood...and then Dominique tells her she's going to need to rummage through her mother's old trunk while staring wistfully into space.
Sammy Jo calls Steven to admit her embarrassment at being outsmarted by the Carringtons, then laughs about how the mansion probably isn't going to be theirs for much longer. She then contorts her face into an angry expression and vows, "I'm not finished with this yet."
Krystle gathers the non-essential house-servants together to announce that they're being laid off due to Blake's money woes. When Blake gets wind of the firings, he chides her for not consulting with him ahead of time...so she reminds him that back in Season 1 he officially put her in charge of all the hirings and firings at Carrington manor. Blake mutters unhappily to himself as he stalks out of the room.
Blake is moping in the study when manservant Gerard (who I see escaped the first round of layoffs) announces that Dominique Deveraux has arrived to pay her respects for Fallon. A few seconds later, Dominique sweeps into the study decked out in her luxurious fur coat, tells Blake that she just suffered a loss as well, and remarks on how much the two of them have in common. When Blake just stares back at her in blank confusion, she spells it out by saying, "Our blood, our genes" and tells him they shared a daddy. As she shoots him a smug grin, he's all, "Wha-a-a-a??!"