Living Up To Expectations.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Ryan confronts David, Bianca backs off, Griffin lies to Ryan and Kendall and Amanda confesses all.

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Tad finds David taunting JR outside an AA meeting at the hospital. After David leaves, Tad offers to go to the meeting with JR, but JR doesn't think he understands because he's a Martin, not a Chandler. JR tells him how Scott got under his skin and that he just wants to kill him. JR walks away.


Tad sees JR holding a glass of scotch at ConFusion. Tad asks if he's going to drink it or not. JR hasn't decided. JR declares he isn't bad enough to be Adam's son, but he's not good enough to be Dixie's either. Tad says he has to live up to his own expectations and assures JR he will be there when he needs him. Tad leaves and JR pushes his drink away.


After Marissa kisses her in the park, Bianca backs off saying she can't do this. She thinks Marissa is just experimenting because she didn't get to in college. Marissa tells her she wants this and wonders if Bianca is just afraid. Bianca has been there before and it's a dead end and suggests they stop it before it starts. Marissa says when she found out Bianca gave JR the music box to give her, it all clicked because Bianca makes her feel the way the song does. Bianca cares about her too much and doesn’t want either of them to get hurt. Marissa is hurt by her walking away, but Bianca thinks one day she'll see that it was the right thing to do.


Griffin shows up at Fusion to invite Kendall to dinner. He kisses her as Ryan steps off the elevator. Ryan asks Griffin about Project Orpheus. Griffin says he doesn't have any idea what it's about. Griffin defends David, but promises to report anything out of the ordinary. Ryan leaves and Kendall asks Griffin what he's holding back. Griffin insists he doesn't know anything and suggests they reschedule their dinner. He says he'll call her and leaves.


Kendall heads home and finds Bianca looking for some girl talk. Bianca bemoans always falling for the straight girls, while Kendall tries to figure out why Griffin is throwing up walls.


Griffin walks into David's office informing him that Ryan knows about Project Orpheus. Griffin worries where this will all lead. David isn't ready to go public yet because it will kill the project. He suggests Griffin not get personally involved if he wants achieve unparalleled success. Once Griffin has left, Ryan stops by demanding to know what Project Orpheus is. David gives him a file on an orphanage, but Ryan doesn’t buy it.


Griffin calls Kendall to meet him at the park. He knows he has a to strike a better balance between work and pleasure. They go for a walk.

As Dixie dreams of JR, the camera pans to her I.V. bag which has the Project Orpheus symbol on it.


Amanda tells Jake in the park that she has an STD. Jake is understanding because they both have pasts so he has no right to judge her. He doesn’t want her to beat herself up for it because it was a long time ago and she has whole new life now. She guilty tells him it wasn't a long time ago. It was three weeks ago. She explains how she wanted to get back at him for wanting Cara instead of her, so she slept with JR. She doesn't think she deserves him. He assures her he doesn’t hate her and even takes responsibility for it because he was messing with her head regarding Cara. She wants him to leave, but when he doesn't she walks away.

Tad returns home and sees Jake, who tells him Amanda cheated on him. Jake says he forgave her, but he wonders what he does now. Tad suggests he ask himself if he still wants to be married to her.

Amanda sits at the bar at Krystal's, as JR walks in. He asks how she's doing. She replies that they are still running tests. She wonders if he's going to tell Marissa. He responds, "God no." Amanda thinks it's very Chandler of him because he doesn't care who he hurts. She adds that she told Jake everything, but he forgave her.


Amanda returns home and gets a call from the hospital. They'll have her results in the morning. Jake walks in and says he'll go to the hospital in the morning because he wants to be with her. Amanda clings to him as they sit on the couch.

Scott encounters Marissa at the mansion. She informs him that she and JR are over. Bianca's name comes up and Scott assumes she has a thing for Marissa. JR returns home and Scott leaves them to talk. JR assumes she's interested in Scott. Marissa says she doesn’t want JR or Scott, she wants Bianca, who walks in.

Tomorrow's Pine Valley spoilers for All My Children:

JR takes a drink.

Jane walks into an intervention.

Kendall wants to know Griffin's secret.

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