Where we left off. April 26.. and where we begin Oct. 25!
After a misunderstanding with Libby in the double-booked penthouse, Uncle Tony hid her suitcase with the remaining insurance money under the drinks cart.
Frankie, under suspicion for collaborating with Fiona, was relieved to be out of the hot seat. Joey and Bobbie were pleased when Rudy re-appeared, as they had feared him ‘whacked’.
Vincent felt confident that he had gotten away with altering the books to increase his entertainment budget.
With advice from the maid on where best to hide valuables, Libby tucked a few stacks of her ill-gotten insurance cash – and her not-lost earrings – upon her person, then attended Johnny Taupe’s exciting performance in the Camel’s Toe Lounge.
The accountant followed his nose – and found Libby’s suitcase with the rest of the stolen insurance money hidden in the penthouse suite. He took it and showed it to Joey; they were both happy to think this cash payment might be enough to placate Uncle Tony.
While tidying the showroom, Peggy Sue found a jewelry box under the seat Libby had occupied. Uncle Tony made her hand it over and gave Peggy Sue – as a tip – $50,000 in cash. Not realizing the earrings were the famed Pink Diamonds of Tanzania, he gave them as a gift to Audrey in exchange for a quick fling.
Insurance man Lloyd Bentley re-appeared on the scene with a head injury, but he was not buying Libby’s story that he had been robbed by a stranger. He angrily accused her of fraud, and while she was being accosted, Rudy – who believed his crush on Libby was mutual - intervened and beat the poor man to death.
Peggy Sue took a moment in the spotlight to happily warble about her unexpected good fortune.
Fiona told Joey and Bobbie she was checking out (with her massive winnings) and firmly refused their insistent offers to stay.
After the kissing incidents, Jonesy figured that his marriage proposal had been rejected, so pondered going home to Cleveland.
Libby appeared to have a breakdown upon realizing she had lost everything – her insurance money, her earrings, her savings and even her home in Beverly Hills - which had been stolen by her agent. Joey kindly offered let her stay on at the hotel...
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