This great soap opera begins with a flashback to a party in honor of Channing Capwell Jr. in Santa Barbara, California in 1979. Channing and his older brother, Mason, are entertaining the guests until the butler, Phillip, gives Channing a note. Channing asks the maid, Santana Andrade, if he'll see her tonight. He then follows instructions to go to the Capwell study. When Channing enters the study, it's clear that someone was waiting behind the desk. The person points a gun and pulls the trigger. Seconds later, Channing is lying dead on the floor. ""Santa Barbara"" then cuts five years ahead in time to the San Quentin prison on July 30, 1984. The warden tells Joe Perkins that Joe is released from prison; the parole board moved up its decision on Joe. During the engagement party for Kelly Capwell and her fiancÃ© Peter Flint, Mason Capwell is talking with Kelly and Peter until he receives a note. He goes to the study after asking Santana Andrade, who is no longer a maid, if he'll see her tonRead More
Directed by: Jeffrey Hayden
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It's obvious to Peter that Kelly is thinking about Joe Perkins. Joe gets off the bus and is reunited with his mother, Marisa, and his sister, Jade. The mysterious woman growls, ""Damn! He's back."" Joe is disappointed because his father didn't show up. Marisa is happy to have her Joey back. When Rosa Andrade gets the gun away from Santana, the gun falls to the floor. Mason Capwell puts his foot on the gun, preventing Santana from picking it up. Mason asks Santana why she brought the gun to the bus station. Santana admits that she thought about shooting Joe, but adds that she couldn't have done it. She then starts to cry, and Mason comforts her. Later, Rosa asks Santana why she wanted to kill Joe Perkins. She remembers that Santana was once in love with Channing, but has never seen Santana like this. Amidst tears, Santana confesses to a shocked Rosa that she got pregnant with Channing's child. Santana reminds Rosa that C.C. Capwell arranged for Santana to have a summer job in Acapulco. ThRead More
Mason tells Santana that two people saw her with the gun yesterday. He reminds Santana that she had no permit to carry the gun. ""I'm here to help,"" Mason smiles. Santana doesn't trust Mason at all and decides to talk to a lawyer friend. Rosa feels betrayed by C.C. and decides to confront him. She wants to know what happened to Santana's child. C.C. claims he doesn't know and denies that he forced Santana to give up her baby. Rosa thought C.C. trusted her. After all, she started working for C.C. twenty years ago and mothered his children when his wife passed away. C.C. explains to Rosa that he had dreams for Channing and imagined that one day maybe Channing might even be president. ""My son came to me,"" C.C. says, ""he was eightteen years old. He told me that he was in love with Santana and that she was pregnant. He wanted to marry her. He wanted to quit school, go to work and marry her."" C.C. is certain that Channing and Santana were totally unprepared for the responsibility of having aRead More
Someone is making a bomb. Santana is about to take a bath when she spots Mason. Naturally, Santana becomes upset and gets Mason to leave. Kelly sees Joe, and Peter notices how if affects her. He thinks something should be done about Joe. C.C. arrives with two thugs, and Joe gets thrown into the water. Thanks to a carrier pigeon, Ted receives a note from Danny and learns that Danny wants to go to Hollywood. Jade pays a visit to the restaurant Danny is working. They start to talk about showbusiness, and Danny agrees to help Jade. Augusta is at the restaurant with her two children, Laken and Warren. She's angry with Laken because she now knows that Ted was in her daughter's room. Feeling betrayed, Augusta informs Laken that she's grounded. Rosa is worried about Santana, who explains that something inside of her boiled over when Joe Perkins got out of prison. Santana wants to get her baby back. ""I have to know that he's alright,"" she insists, ""that he's happy, that he's well. It's as clearRead More
Laken has a romantic fantasy about Ted. John goes home and is shocked when he sees what happened to his house. Worried about his daughter, John wants Jade to stay with him. Jade refuses to make a choice between her parents, though. At the warehouse, the stranger informs Joe that he's the one who called the fire department tonight after the explosion. Joe reveals to the stranger, whose name is Dominic, that he found Channing dead with a guest at Channing's big party. However, the witness never came forward. The next morning, it becomes clear that Santana is planning to go to Acapulco. She remembers giving birth to her son in a clinic there. A nurse covered Santana's eyes, preventing Santana from seeing the baby. Santana agrees to have dinner with Mason tonight and intends to get even with him. Mason has a fantasy about Santana telling him that he's twice the man Channing was. Kelly and Ted have breakfast, and it's mentioned that Kelly is assistent director of the yacht club. C.C. informRead More