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Erica reports Lena to the INS



Lena Kundera
on
ALL MY CHILDREN

June 3, 2003


047
(Lena mention)
030603
Last update: 11/27/03


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SYNOPSIS
RE-CAPS
ALL GAY RE-CAP
PARODY
QUOTES
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Erica Kane
Bianca Montgomery




SYNOPSIS

Bianca finds out about Chris' death; Bianca wants to talk about Chris but Erica only wants to talk about Lena; Erica reports Lena to the INS (no Lena)



RE-CAPS:

From The Official Site at ABC.com:
http://abc.go.com/daytime/allmychildren/episodes/2003-04/20030603.html

Bianca arrives at Erica's after hearing the news about Chris' death. Erica is shocked to learn that Bianca accepts the fact that Lena is staying in Pine Valley. Fearing Bianca will be hurt by Lena once again, Erica calls the INS in an effort to get Lena deported.

From About All My Children
http://allmychildren.about.com/cs/recaps/a/bl20030603r.htm

Alone, Erica sinks down on the sofa and looks around for just a moment before Bianca comes in with a stricken look on her face. Erica assumes it’s Lena, but Bianca asks, “Mom, how could you?” Erica asks what she did now, and Bianca asks how she could not tell her about Chris? She just saw it on the news, and thought it had to be a mistake! Erica breaks down, and Bianca says she’s so sorry as she takes her mother in her arms. Erica says she’s sorry—she really did want to be the one to tell her. Bianca recalls that she wouldn’t be alive if Chris hadn’t rescued her from the fire. She knows, even though they weren’t together anymore, her mom must be in so much pain. Erica asks what about her? She just came from learning the very worst about a person she cared very much about; she’s talking about Lena, and asks where things stand with her? Bianca asks what’s a little heartbreak compared with what happened to Chris? Erica says her happiness will always come first with her, which is why she hopes she can get on with her life once Lena’s left town for good. Bianca asks if they have to talk about this now of all times? Erica asks if that means she’s going to stay? Bianca says yes, and she’s very upset about it. Erica agrees she should be, and exclaims, “Oh, Bianca, she’s gotten to you again!” Bianca insists she hasn’t forgotten what Lena did, and she hasn’t forgiven her, either! She admits Lena wants to get back together, but that doesn’t mean she’s going to do it.

Does she think she’s stupid enough to be fooled by her again? Erica hopes she’s been cured of that, and adds that Michael Cambias is out on bail; the charges may not stick, which means he’s more dangerous than ever, so how do they know Lena’s not still working with him? Bianca argues that Lena turned her back on him the minute she knew her mother was safe; she’s been working with Uncle Jack on his investigation, and is even going to testify against Michael. She says they’re arguing over nothing; she’s not back with Lena, and may never be. Erica insists that may is just not enough! She will never have a moment’s peace until she knows that woman is out of her life for good! Bianca asks if it’s that woman, or any woman? Erica maintains that this isn’t about Bianca being gay; it’s about Lena lying to her and using her. She is trying to protect her from making the biggest mistake of her life by having a relationship with a liar and a fraud, “Please don’t twist my love and concern for you into some problem I have with your sexuality!” She insists she’s gotten past her issues about her being gay—that’s not what this is about! Lena hurt her, and she wouldn’t accept that if she were a man; as far as she’s concerned, Lena’s just as bad as Michael Cambias! Bianca thinks Lena is one of his victims, but Erica asks if she would ever do what Lena did, under any circumstances? Bianca notes that Lena isn’t as strong as she is, and she’s the only one that can decide if she deserves a second chance! She’s sorry—she came here to talk to her about Chris because she’s going to miss him a lot, and knows Erica will, too. She hugs her mother and leaves. Erica immediately makes a call to the Immigration and Naturalization Service; she asks to speak with someone about a change in the immigration status of a Lena Kundera, “I have reason to believe that she’s in this country illegally.”

From Soap Slut
http://pub18.ezboard.com/fsoapslutfrm16.showMessage?topicID=87.topic

Erica is doing a very dramatic job of sitting alone in a chair when Bianca shows up, obviously upset. Erica wastes no time assuming that it's Lena that's got her this way. It's not; she just had to hear about Chris on the news and came to find out if it was true. She learns that it is, and they hug and cry...

Bianca reminisces about Chris but Erica's eager to get back to prying about Lena. Bianca can't understand why anyone would care about that kind of thing when Chris is dead. Erica's horrified to hear that Lena isn't leaving the country after all. Bianca's disgusted by her mother's typical one-track-mind behaviour. Not that I'm in mourning for Chris or anything (ha!), but yeah, so am I. I was just starting to like Erica! Why does she have to be such a b**** about Bianca's love life?





ALL GAY RE-CAP

This all gay recap is by C.K..
Read all the All Gay Re-caps at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheAllGayRecap/.

TODAY ON AMC:

  • All mothers are to blame.
  • Erica is right. And then she's wrong.
  • David prays to a floodlight with blue gel.
  • Bianca gets a new nickname. And then loses it.

Erica's Penthouse - Bianca walks in, upset about something.

Bianca: "Mom, how could you?"
Erica: "What, what did I do now?"

Heh. You’ve got to give it to Erica: she knows she's huge pain in the ass.

Bianca: "How could you not tell me about Chris? I just saw it on the news!"

Riveting, isn't it? I'm gonna...yeah, skip ahead.

Erica: "Well honey, what about you: I mean, you just came from learning the worst about a person you care very much about."
Bianca: "I did?"

Uhm, Bianca? Remember Lena? Tall, lanky, sexy Lena? Yeah, your lover. Is this going to turn into a story about amnesia now?

Erica: "Oh no, oh don't tell me she's decided to stay?
Bianca: "Yes, and I'm very upset about it."

What? I’m so confused.

Erica: "As you should be! Oh, Bianca: she's gotten to you again!"
Bianca: "Lena's gotten to me? What does that mean?"
Erica: "That it seems that you've forgotten what she did."
Bianca: "I haven't forgotten what she did and I haven't forgiven her, either."

Those tenses are just not working out for anyone today, are they?

Erica: "She's very clever."
Bianca: "And I'm not, is that what you're saying? Mom, do you think that I'm stupid enough to let myself be fooled by that again?"

Yes, you are that stupid, and you know why? Because you keep on sputtering that same retarded sentence over and over again and driving us all nuts in the meantime: do you think you could try to figure out if you're that stupid in silence?

Erica: "Well how do we know that Lena is not still working for him?"
Bianca: "Oh mom!"
Erica: "Why what - what why is that so impossible?"

I dunno Erica, why is it so impossible to know if you want to say "what" or "why?"

Bianca: "Lena turned her back on Michael the minute that she found out her mother was safe. She's been working with uncle Jack on his investigation and she's even testifying against Michael."

Hum. For that, I'll take the "Lobotomy" part out of your nickname. But you're still stupid.

Erica: "I am trying to protect you from making the biggest mistake of your life by having a relationship with a liar and a fraud: please Bianca, don't do this, don't twist my love and concern for you into some problem I have with your sexuality (?)"

Was that a question? 'Cause it sounded like a question to me. And Erica, a bad relationship can hardly become the biggest mistake of anyone's life, not when there are men with beards and flannel shirt holed up in Montana and Wyoming.

Erica: "I've gotten past my issues about your sexuality, about you being gay: I've come to terms with it."

Whoa there, Erica: clamp down on that enthusiasm!

Erica: "This is not what this is about: Lena Kundera hurt you. Now, I wouldn't accept that if she were a man."

As enjoyable as that long and sour face Bianca is making is, I'm gonna go ahead and say that Erica is right. Don't be too shocked, but she is. Knowing what she knows, she could not possibly see this any other way. Lena was a cad. She was a tramp, too, but she's not anymore.

Erica: "As far as I'm concerned, she is just as bad as Michael Cambias."

Oh, thank god you just said something supremely stupid!

Bianca: "She's not Michael Cambias: she's one of his victims!"

Do you see why it's always good to talk with mom? Erica is doing what Paulina and her Austrian accent couldn't: she's sharpening the image around Lena and placing every little detail in its proper context. I think Bianca's willingness to forgive Lena will be born out of this conversation. Bianca, be a good daughter and do the opposite of what your mom wants!

Bianca leaves, Erica gets on the phone and calls INS.

Erica: "Hello? Yes, may I speak with someone about a change in immigration status of a Lena Kundera? I have reason to believe she's in this country illegally."

What? Oh, you must be joking! First of all, Erica, no one at INS knows who Lena is. Secondly, she was working for you so, unless she had a Green Card, you were her sponsor for the H1 visa. If Lena is in the country illegally, you get to go to jail first since you were her employer. Thirdly, even if you had yanked her sponsorship, she'd still have time to get her things together and either leave or apply for a change of status. So, really, shut up Erica.


TOMORROW ON AMC: Well, just lots of crap.





PARODY

This parody is by LizzieT.

Lena parts are indicated in red for those who only want a Lena fix

Erica went home to find Jack ready to leave.
Erica: Where are you going?
Jack: I'm moving out to give you your space. Since you've been through two major traumas in 48 hours and probably need all the emotional support you can get, I thought it would be good timing.
Erica: You're so thoughtful. I suppose you're leaving too Reggie?
Reggie: You got it. TPTB found out that most of the audience really liked our scenes together a couple of weeks ago so they're making sure that nothing like that ever happens again.
Erica: I suspected as much. I haven't had any scenes with Kendall for the last few days either. Jack, are we still engaged?
Jack: I guess so. Are you keeping the ring?
Erica: Oh Jack, I always keep the ring. I'll see you around.
Bianca: Mom, how could you do this to me?
Erica: What? I haven't even tried to have Lena deported yet. That comes later in the episode.
Bianca: You didn't tell me about Chris. I didn't even know he was dead.
Erica: Oh, that. It's been all over the internet for weeks. Don't you ever read Lizzie's recaps?
Bianca: I've been busy.
Erica: Not with that Lena person I hope. You're not going back to her are you?
Bianca: You just hate her because I'm gay.
Erica: Are we about to have that conversation where I list 52 things that Lena's done to make me dislike her and you insist that the only thing I don't like is that she's a woman?
Bianca: It looks like it.
Erica: Then let's skip it this time. The audience has it memorized and I have a headache.

Mary saw Carlos in the bar at the Valley Inn.
Mary: You are so hot! Even though you'd be perfect for my daughter Greenlee, I think I'll come on to you.
Carlos: Have you no shame?
Mary: I had to agree to it to get some screen time. TPTB are desperate to promote you.
Carlos: Come Greenlee. Let's sit at this table and I'll amaze you by ordering from the wine list and being able to read the menu. The audience is bound to love me then.
Greenlee: Can you afford this?
Carlos: Sure. See? ::::waves wad of money around:::::
Greenlee: Oh my God! You're a drug dealer. Officer, arrest this man!
Carlos: I'm not a drug dealer. I earned it by selling my art.
Greenlee: Oh well, it was worth a shot.
Marian: They make such a cute couple. Carlos is hot you know.
Mary: You too?
Marian: I'm on recurring contract now. I do what I can. Did you know that Jack got shot?
Mary: :::gasp:::: Oh no! Poor Jack! Is he all right.
Marian: He's fine. Why are you so concerned?
Mary: He's just an old friend. Or they're going back to that storyline they hinted at last year that we had a past romance. With all the writer changes it's hard to keep up. I'm so glad he's all right.
Marian: I'm betting it's the past romance thing. He's engaged to Erica again you know.
Mary: :::gasp:::I thought you said he was all right! Poor Jack.

David went to the waterfall to deal with Leora's death.
David: I wish you were here Leo. I know this storyline was to give me a reason to go back to being a villain but it hurts just the same. I've already pulled away from Anna and vowed revenge on the Martins. Without you or the baby to let me show my human side I'm afraid my character is going to be very dark.
Greenlee: It's just not the same without him is it? I like to think that Leo's gone on to better things - maybe a prime time series set in Las Vegas or something. I know that wherever he is, he'll watch out for Leora. It's those of us that are left behind that really suffer.
David: I know. I've seen the Carlos scenes.



QUOTES

Bianca: Mom, how could you?
Erica: What? What did I do now?
Bianca: How could you not tell me about Chris? I just saw it on the news!

Bianca: Do you think that I’m stupid enough to be fooled by that again?

Erica: I was taken in by Lena, too. And you are a much more forgiving person than I am.
Bianca: Oh, don't worry about that, Mom. I've been cured of that now.

Bianca: Look, we're arguing about nothing. I'm not back with Lena. I may never be.
Erica: "May"?



TRANSCRIPT

Unverified in non-clip parts

***** (clip a) [Bianca finds out about Chris' death (no Lena)]

[amc030603a starts]
Erica: Bianca. What, Bianca? What is it, honey? It's Lena, isn't it? Oh, honey, I am so sorry. I know that I shouldn't have left you alone --
Bianca: Mom, how could you?
Erica: What? What did I do now?
Bianca: How could you not tell me about Chris? I just saw it on the news!
Erica: Oh, I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I just assumed that --
Bianca: So it's true? I thought it might be a mistake or something. Oh, Mom, I’m sorry. I'm so sorry.

***** (clip b) [Bianca wants to talk about Chris and Erica wants to talk about Lena (no Lena)]

[amc030603b starts]
Erica: Oh, honey, I’m sorry. I really wanted to be the one to tell you about Chris.
Bianca: I wouldn't even be alive if Chris hadn't been there to rescue me from that fire.
Erica: I know. He was a very, very caring man.
Bianca: And I know that even though you two weren't together anymore that you must be in so much pain.
Erica: Well, honey, what about you? I mean, you just came from learning the worst about a person you care very much about.
Bianca: I did?
Erica: Yes, I’m talking about Lena. Where do things stand with her?
Bianca: What's a little heartbreak compared with what happened to Chris?
Erica: Well, your happiness will always come first with me, which is why I hope that you can get on with your life once this Lena Kundera has left town for good.
Bianca: Mom, do we have to talk about this now, of all times?
Erica: Oh, no. Oh, don't tell me, she's decided to stay?
Bianca: Yes, and I’m very upset about it.
Erica: Well, yes, you should be. Oh, Bianca. She's gotten to you again.

***** (clip c) [Erica tries to convince Bianca that's it's not about being gay but all about Lena (no Lena)]

[amc030603c starts]
Bianca: Lena's gotten to me? What does that mean?
Erica: That it seems that you've forgotten what she did.
Bianca: I haven't forgotten what she did, and I haven't forgiven her, either.
Erica: And I pray you never do.
Bianca: I bet.
Erica: For your own protection, Bianca. Lena's trying to get back together with you again, isn't she?
Bianca: That doesn't mean that I’m going to let it happen.
Erica: She's very clever.
Bianca: And I'm not. Is that what you're saying? Mom, do you think that I’m stupid enough to be fooled by that again?
Erica: Honey, Lena -- I was taken in by Lena, too. And you are a much more forgiving person than I am.
Bianca: Oh, don't worry about that, Mom. I've been cured of that now.
Erica: Well, I hope so. Michael Cambias is out on bail, and incredibly enough, the charges may not stick. So he's dangerous. He's more dangerous than ever.
Bianca: And what does that have to do with Lena and me?
Erica: Well, how do we know that Lena is not still working for him?
Bianca: Oh, Mom.
Erica: Why? What -- why is that so impossible?
Bianca: Lena turned her back on Michael the minute that she found out that her mother was safe. She's been working with Uncle Jack on his investigation. She's even testifying against Michael.
Erica: And that could all be part of another charade, Bianca.
Bianca: Look, we're arguing about nothing. I'm not back with Lena. I may never be.
Erica: "May"? "May" is just not enough. I mean, I will never have a moment's peace until I know that that woman is out of your life for good.
Bianca: That woman or any woman?
Erica: Oh, that is way over the top, young lady. This is not about your being gay. This is about Lena lying to you and using you.
Bianca: Is it?
Erica: Yes, it is. I am trying to protect you from making the biggest mistake of your life by having a relationship with a liar and fraud. Please, Bianca, don't do this. Don't twist my love and concern for you into some problem I have with your sexuality.

***** (clip d) [Erica and Lena argue over Lena; Erica reports Lena to the INS (no Lena)]

[amc030603d starts]
Erica: I've gotten past my issues about your sexuality, about your being gay. I've come to terms with it.
Bianca: But you're not really happy for me, are you, Mom?
Erica: That's not what this is about. Lena Kundera hurt you. Now, I wouldn't accept that if she were a man. And as far as I'm concerned, she is just as bad as Michael Cambias.
Bianca: She's not Michael Cambias. She's one of his victims.
Erica: Oh, honey. You always want to believe the best about people. Let me ask you something. Would you ever do what Lena Kundera did, ever, ever under any circumstances?
Bianca: Lena isn't as strong as I am.
Erica: And she also doesn't deserve a second chance with you.
Bianca: I'm sorry, Mom, but I’m the only one that can decide that. And I am. Look, I'm sorry. I didn't want to fight about this. I came here to talk to you about Chris because I'm going to miss him a lot. And I know you are, too.
[Bianca leaves the room. Erica dials a number on her phone]
Erica: Yes, I’d like the number for the immigration and naturalization service, please. Yes, yes, would you do that? Please connect me. Hello. Yes, may I speak with someone about a change in immigration status of a Lena Kundera? I have reason to believe that she's in this country illegally.



CLIPS

I have the following clips (incompletes are marked "inc"):
amc030603a.mpg (8.7m; 0:51) Bianca finds out about Chris' death (no Lena)
amc030603b.mpg (16m; 1:34) Bianca wants to talk about Chris and Erica wants to talk about Lena (no Lena)
amc030603c.mpg (21.9m; 2:08) Erica tries to convince Bianca that's it's not about being gay but all about Lena (no Lena)
amc030603d.mpg (18.1m; 1:46) Erica and Lena argue over Lena; Erica reports Lena to the INS (no Lena)

The above described clips can also be found on my shared folder on AIM (http://www.aim.com to download). My user name on AIM is kymtaborn. E-mail me with your AIM user name (ktaborn@lightspeed.net) and I will give you access to the shared folder. When you have access, you can right click my user name on your buddy list and then click on get file. That should get you into the shared folder. If you have problems, then tweak your firewall. The downloads are slow because it has to go through the AIM filter AND often there are a lot of people downloading along with you. I apologize for the slow speed but this is the only way that I can distribute the clips at this time.



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