EPISODE 203: The Last Hurrah
Fallon is starting to have erotic dreams with the corpse. Her latest dream of making love in the morgue is interrupted by Blake. Blake is pissed off at Fallon for showing Alexis the picture of Roger Grimes. He demands the picture, which he ineptly tosses into the fireplace (now we see where Adam gets his poor aim from) and tells Fallon to drop the matter. Fallon, upset, grabs the picture and goes to Jeff for comfort. Fallon later gathers her composure, enough to turn down an offer of a date with Zorelli and to speak to her former mother-in-law, Sable. Sable tells Fallon that Blake very well could have killed Grimes but that she better drop the whole matter because her curiosity could explode in her face.
Sable also corners Alexis at the elevators at the Carlton to quip about Grimes's body floating up after all these years. (Interestingly, in the elevator, Alexis is pushing the button for the top floor but we know she does not live on the top floor because Sable was doing her re-decorating in the suite above Alexis's.) Sable warns Alexis not to go after Blake or else people will learn the sordid details of Alexis's adultery. Besides, Alexis was having problems with Grimes right before he was shot and he even threatened to leave Alexis. Alexis does not recall that, only that a young handsome man was madly in love with her, a feeling Sable has never felt.
Sgt. Zorelli drops by Alexis's office to ask her a few questions about Grimes. Alexis plays dumb and scans the list of individuals who worked at the Carrington Mansion 25 years ago so quickly that Zorelli is impressed by her speed-reading skills. Telling Zorelli nothing, Alexis calls Blake and Blake immediately arrives just to have Alexis tell him that the police were asking a bunch of questions but she didn't say a word. Alexis would rather have Blake twist in the wind as he had made her done when he banished her from the home.
Alexis's new-found obsession with Blake pisses off Dex to no end and any chance for a romantic reconciliation between the two is on the back burner. Besides, Dex is too busy bouncing around with Sable's employee, Joanna. Dex is still willing to work for Alexis, especially since she finally signed over the piece of property to him. Alexis cannot believe Dex actually took it. Dex's labors pay off as he informs Alexis that the Natumbe government had released the 9 tankers for a 48 hour period, but since only 2 were recovered, the government seized the other 7 as abandoned property. Dex blames Hamilton Stone for this, and Alexis wants answers from him - just as soon as she is able to get a hold of him.
Dr. Hampton pays a visit to Blake and Krystle in Denver. While the doctor is explaining to Krystle that she needs this surgery or else she will die (and the surgery may will her), Krystle ignores him and plays with some plant. Dr. Hampton tells Blake to give Krystle some time. Blake decides it would be a great idea if the two renew their wedding vows and Krystle agrees.
Krystle, even though she is about to die, is still determined to move forward with her desire to help the homeless and the hungry. So, she brings Sammy Jo and Virginia down to skid row (which is very stereotypical) to tell them of what she wants to do. Now, this conversation could have been had at the mansion or even the Carlton. But, if the conversation took place there, you would not have the enjoyable experience of having a guido come up to you asking if you need representation or some blow. Virginia is having none of it, and she spits in the man's face and kicks his ass before running off.
Sammy Jo and Krystle arrive at the mansion to learn that Virginia has beat them there. While Krystle is speaking with Dr. Hampton, Sammy Jo, very astutely, figures out Virginia must be from the streets to talk like that - basically admitting that it takes one to know one. Virginia was going to return to Dayton but Sammy Jo convinces her to say, which is further enforced when Krystle comes in the room to tell the two that Dr. Hampton said she is probably going to die.
Krystle also decides to get Sable to spear head her new-found desire to help the homeless and the hungry and has the good sense not to bring Sable down to skid row (which would be awesome to see). Sable wonders why Krystle does not want Blake to lead the project but Krystle is worried he will be too preoccupied if something happen to her. Sable understands and agrees to do so, but accidentally let's it slip that the body found at the lake was Roger Grimes.
Krystle cannot believe it is Roger Grimes and realizes why Alexis is accusing Blake of murder. Sable assures Krystle that she will stop Alexis from harming Blake, but Krystle cannot be sure. Instead, Krystle decides to pay Alexis a visit at her home. Krystle warns Alexis to leave Blake alone, since she does not know what will happen to Krystina if Krystle is dead and Blake is in prison. Despite there being numerous other family members, Alexis offers to take care of Krystina if worse comes to worse - the last thing Krystle wants. In their final scene together (I do not count that stupid mini-series a few years later, it was stupid), Krystle knocks over a vase, and puts a book up to Alexis's neck and threatens her life if she continues to go after Blake. After Krystle storms off, Alexis does not seem concerned since Krystle will not be around much longer.
Krystle: Why are you doing this now?
Alexis: What? Would you like a glass of champagne.
Krystle: Alexis, you are the last person I want Krystina to be with.
Alexis: Well, I can understand that
Krystle: I could kill you Alexis, and no jury in the world would ever convict me. So, I warn you, if you ever try to harm Blake, you'll have to answer to me. [Krystle storms out.]
Alexis: Only you are not going to be around that long.
Dex: There's a thin line between hate and love, Alexis, and in your case, it's invisible.
Blake: Alexis, what is all this about? Why are you doing this to me?
Alexis: Maybe because watching you twist in the wind the way you made me twist all these years gives me a certain satisfaction.
Alexis [to Sable]: A bullet has the strangest habit of making even the liveliest people seem dead. Now, would you please take your hand off the button because I don't have time for the dead or the dull.
Alexis [to Sable]: Women don't kill handsome young men who are madly in love with them and if anyone had ever been really in love with you, you'd understand that.