Recap: Sammy Jo is enjoying a supervised visit with Danny in one of the many sitting rooms at Carrington manor before fobbing him off on his nanny just prior to his bath time. Blake enters the room to tell Sammy Jo that he was very pleased to hear that she and Krystle have made peace with each other, and that he hopes it's genuine. Sammy Jo fake assures him she's being totes genuine, says she's never had her Aunt Krystle on her mind as much as she has lately, then grins devilishly before heading off to Delta Rho.
At the newly renovated Delta Rho, George Hamilton continues to coach Rita on how to walk, act, and enunciate as much like Krystle as possible. He says he's going to get some more current footage of Krystle so that they can more closely study her mannerisms and give him the opportunity to direct this project as masterfully as he possibly can.
Alexis is breakfasting in bed with her adorable Shih Tzu when Dex enters the room dressed in a work shirt and his usual mom jeans. He asks her if this is her idea of a marriage, this meaning living separate lives and sleeping in separate beds. She mulls that over and chides him for getting his panties in a twist whenever she doesn't feel like obeying his edicts...and he admits that, yeah, he's prone to acting like a chauvinistic dickwad whenever he doesn't get his way, but that he has a huge problem with the fact that she's been so preoccupied with a [possibly] dead king and a dead country. Alexis breathily retorts that Galen was the first man she ever cared about and that she strongly believes he's still alive, and Dex is like, "I'm alive and I love you" and says he didn't sleep very well last night 'cause he would have preferred to be in bed with her, spooning. Alexis promises to put more of an effort into their marriage, and Dex beams happily and says that he too will try harder, then heads off for a day laboring in an oil field, rig, or wherever he goes to mix with the common working man. A few seconds later, Alexis's Asian manservant Lin informs her that a nun named Sister Theresa awaits her for a one-on-one in the living room.
Sister Theresa hands Alexis a letter and urges her to read it, and after Alexis looks it over, she's like, "OMG! I was right! King Galen is alive!" Sister Theresa solemnly says that the revolutionaries are keeping him alive 'cause he's still useful to them, then adds that there's a faction of Moldavian patriots (such as herself) who remain loyal to the king no matter the cost. And speaking of cost, she tells Alexis that the man who wrote the note can be bribed to the tune of $10 million to get Galen released, and Alexis says she's more than willing to pay that price if it means saving her beloved ex's life.
Claudia and Adam are canoodling in the bed of their San Francisco hotel room, where it looks as if the two have been getting it on 24/7 for the last several days. He once again brings up the idea of getting married, and she just kind of shrugs and says she's not entirely sure she's ready to leap head-first into another ill-fated marriage with a Carrington son.
Alexis heads over to Denver Carrington to show Blake the letter Sister Theresa gave her, calls it proof that Galen is alive, and implores him to help with the rescue. Blake argues that it's not proof of anything, and that they still have no real idea if Galen is dead, alive or critically injured...and worries that they could lose $10 million if, for whatever reason, Galen isn't handed over in exchange for the cash. He adds that he also can't risk the lives of the rescuers, and therefore is turning her down flat. A dispirited Alexis storms out of the office - just as Jeff arrives to inform Blake that he's moving to Los Angeles to co-run Colby Enterprises with Charlton Heston. When Blake's all, "Wha-a-a?", Jeff explains that Barbara Stanwyck gave him all of her company shares and the exciting opportunity to relocate to California. Blake says that while he'll miss him, he's pleased that there'll be someone on the inside at Colby Enterprises he can trust, then tells him about the pipeline deal that Charlton Heston proposed and how dependent he is on Colby Enterprise's tankers to get his oil out of the South China Sea. He then decides 'ah, fuck it' and gets on the phone with Charlton Heston to tell him they have a deal.
Alexis summons Prince Michael to the penthouse to discuss the King Galen situation. She shows him the letter she received from Sister Theresa and asks him to share any underground Moldavian contacts he may have so that she can join forces with them in putting together a rescue mission. Prince Michael says he knows the person who wrote the letter, doesn't trust him, and that he's working on an alternate rescue plan that doesn't play into the hands of the revolutionaries.
Sammy Jo is lunching with Krystle at La Mirage and laying it on thick about how much she owes her, and how she can never repay her for all she's done. Krystle says that their renewed friendship and seeing her [pretending to be] so happy is thanks enough. When they finish their lunch, Sammy Jo offers to walk her to her car...and as the two stroll towards the parking lot, George Hamilton hides in the nearby foliage and videotapes them.
Jeff tells Little Blake about all the fun stuff they'll be able to do together in Los Angeles, and that he'll send for him just as soon as he finds them a suitable mansion to live in.
Miles and a mopish looking Fallon are seated at the bar of a restaurant. He tries to cheer her up by offering her nuts, pretzels, or an olive from his Martini...then queries, "Marriage?" Fallon gives him a seriously? look and asks him if he's always so casual about uttering marriage proposals, and he tells her he's never proposed to anyone before 'cause he's never felt so strongly about a woman until now. Fallon points out that she still has no idea who she is or where she came from, but he just shrugs unconcernedly and says that none of that matters to him...and she somehow refrains from coming right out and telling him that she has zero desire to shackle herself in matrimony to a vapid bonehead she met just four episodes ago.
Alexis pleads with Dex to help her formulate a rescue plan for King Galen, but he's just like, "Nope" and that as if he'd risk his life for the purpose of saving her ex-lover. Alexis chides him for his heartlessness in [possibly] letting Galen die out of spite, then declares that she'll go to Moldavia alone if she has to. Dex warns that if she does that their marriage is over...and she bellows, "Then consider it ended, lover!" and storms off. Hee!
Adam and Claudia are ambling around a carnival in San Francisco when Claudia notices that a strange looking man wearing a scarf is following them. Adam breezily assures her it's nothing to worry about and suggests they lose him by boarding a fabulous ship and enjoying a lovely ocean ride.
A bummed looking Amanda is on her way to La Mirage to play tennis when she encounters Prince Michael in the hall. He apologizes for not wanting to hit the sheets with her last night and explains that he's focusing all of his energy on saving his people from the revolutionaries. She says she wants to help him and share in what he's currently going through, but he just shrugs uselessly and mumbles another half-hearted apology. Amanda rolls her eyes, tells him to let her know when he's interested in actually being in a marriage, and flounces off.
Amanda is playing tennis with Steven, but after a few minutes on the court she tells him she's not in the mood. Steven tells her that whenever he or Fallon felt down they'd cheer the other up by clowning around, then gives her a brotherly tickle, which makes her shriek and giggle aloud. Prince Michael appears from out of nowhere and admonishes his wife for making a public spectacle of herself, and Amanda somehow refrains from telling him to go pee up a rope and storms off. Steven tells his pompous douchewad of a brother-in-law to not talk to Amanda like that, urges him to chillax 'cause this is Denver not a stuffy kingdom, and thank his lucky stars that a prissy prick such as himself managed to snag a hot wife. Prince Michael haughtily retorts that Amanda knew full well she was marrying into a royal lifestyle, then barks, "If she wanted to be a Denver housewife, she should have married a Colorado cowboy!"
Adam and Claudia are enjoying their ride aboard the ship when the scarfed man slowly approaches them. Claudia's all, "Ack!" and tells Adam she's frightened - just as the man asks Adam if he's ready. Adam replies that he is, but isn't sure about the lady...and when Claudia's all, "Wuh?" the man removes his scarf and reveals a clergy collar, and informs her that he's here at the request of Adam to marry the two of them. Adam coos at Claudia about how badly he wants to wed her on this ship of dreams, then presents her with a ginormous diamond ring. She gazes appreciatively at the rock, then happily squeals, "Yes! I'll marry you!" and gives Adam a big smooch.
Over at Delta Rho, George Hamilton is showing Rita the footage he filmed of Krystle walking out of the La Mirage, and points out her distinctively confident stride. Rita does her best to emulate Krystle's walk before she and George Hamilton go over the kidnapping plan, set to take place in one week:
Sammy Jo is in a high-end boutique, imploring the store's dressmaker (Beaumont) to duplicate the dress Krystle is planning to wear to the upcoming charity ball. He tells her he can't do that 'cause he's still not over the trauma of Krystle and Alexis showing up at the same function decked out in the exact same gown. Sammy Jo says that the gown is for a friend who lives in New York and who just happens to be the exact same size and height as Krystle - just as Krystle suddenly enters the room and asks whassup. Sammy Jo's all, "Ack!" and tells her she was just asking Beaumont to duplicate her charity ball gown for her to wear 'cause she loves her color choices and sense of style soooo much...and as Beaumont scrunches his face confusedly, Krystle tells Sammy Jo she's flattered by the compliment, but thinks that this particular dress would be all wrong for her, then quickly adds that she'll no doubt look stunning in whatever she chooses to wear.
At Carrington manor, Jeff is staring at the Fallon portrait when Dominique enters the room and congratulates him on his impending move to Los Angeles. Jeff tells her he's excited to relocate to Los Angeles, where a police detective IDed Fallon's photograph. Dominque rolls her eyes and calls the futile search "a fool's errand", but Jeff's just like 'whatever' and insists that if Fallon is in California, he'll find her.
Miles and Fallon are browsing in an antique shop, and Fallon seems particularly intrigued by a toy carousel. Miles offers to buy it for her...and while he heads over to the cashier to pay for it, she has an edited flashback of when she/Pamela Sue Martin once rode a carousel with Jeff and got a headache 'cause of her cracked skull injury. When Miles asks her whassup with her ashen expression, she irritably says she doesn't want the carousel, then rails about how sick and tired she is of not knowing who she is and that all she knows about herself is that she may have grown up near mountains. Miles just shrugs disinterested at her amnesia distress and says that all he cares about is that she's a bright, wonderful woman, then unhelpfully vows to never ever let her go.
Alexis is packing for Moldavia when Dex arrives home. He warns her that if she insists on going to Moldavia she could end up dead, then points out that if Galen is dead, she will have risked her life for no reason. Alexis says she's willing to take that risk...and Dex says she's going to need someone on the rescue mission who knows what the hell he's doing, and that since she's the most important person in the world to him, he's decided to capitulate and go with her. As she woots happily, he warns that she's going to have to do things his way, and she happily promises he'll get no argument from her, then gives him a grateful smooch.
Krystle tells Blake she's off to Delta Rho with her charity ball dress so that Sammy Jo can try it on...and if she likes it enough, she (Krystle) will ask Beaumont to replicate it in Sammy Jo's size and send her the bill. She beams happily and says she's soooooo glad that she and her niece skanklet are on friendly terms again, and Blake does his best to feign interest in that re-connection and says he's very happy for her.
Over at Delta Rho, George Hamilton is coaching Rita on how to walk more Krystle-like...and after several minutes of that, she gets tired and tells him she needs to take a break. Rita moans about how worried she is about the kidnapping plan and tells him that Sammy Jo was unable to convince the dressmaker to duplicate the gown Krystle will be wearing - but George Hamilton says it's no big deal and points out that they can peel the gown off of Krystle after he chloroforms her and make the wardrobe switch in the back of the limo. After he leaves the room, Krystle breezes in, looks weirded out by the sight of her doppelgänger, and demands to know what in blazes is going on here. When a startled Rita just stammers incoherently, Krystle marches over to the phone and announces that she's calling Blake...and as she's doing that, George Hamilton sneaks up behind her and knocks her out cold by giving her a karate chop on the back of her neck. A few seconds later, Sammy Jo bursts into the room, sees Krystle laying motionless on the floor, and cries, "What have you done?!" ... and George Hamilton says that their nefarious plan just changed, then turns his attention to Rita and tells her that from this moment on, she's Mrs. Blake Carrington.
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