Can't Buy My Love (2017) - full transcript

Lilly, a hard working EMT, is only focused on her job and getting into medical school. So when wealthy slacker Jeff enters her life it throws her off course. At first, Lilly wants nothing to do with Jeff or his sense of entitlement and lack of direction. As she spends more time with him, she starts to realize that you can't always judge a book by its cover.

[funky upbeat music]

♪ ♪


[indistinct radio chatter]

- Driving. Called it.

- Nick.
- No time to talk.

- Aren t you forgetting

- No. What?


- Let s go.

- Hey.

Good to see you.


- Jeffrey.

- Hi.

- Hello.
You look good.

- Thanks.

- 15-year-old girl, broken ankle

from a collision
on the soccer course.

Hang in there,
you re gonna be all right.

- You ll be back on the soccer
field in no time.


- Tired?

- I was up all night
with the baby.

- Aww. Baby Everett?
How is the sweet little guy?

- Sweet little guy
is turning Mommy and Daddy

into sleep-deprived zombies.

- The motion passes unanimously.

And moving on
to the next order of business,

a motion to approve
the research center funding

for $1.5 million...

- Hey, Jeffrey.
Let s go down to the beach.

- Shh.

- Was made by
Chairman Rex Alexander

and seconded by his son,
Jeff Alexander.

- Let s make that two.

- Very good. $2 million
for the research center.

We ll get right on that.

- Coming?

- This concludes
the board meeting.

- [sighs] What a shift.

- Hey.

- Oh, you made cookies, yum!

- Nope.

Those are for my class s
field trip tomorrow.

I m out of chocolate chips.

- No.

- Would you go
to the store for me?

- No...

- Please?
- No.

- Please, please,
please, please?

- All right. All right.
Just let me change first.

- [laughs] Best roommate ever!

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- Hey, Veronica.

What are you cooking?

That smells, uh, good.

- We re having an early dinner.

Kale salad, baked salmon,
no butter, no salt.

- [groans]

- You know that your dad
is on a strict diet

for his high blood pressure.

- He s taking this
health kick he s on

to unhealthy levels.

He s obsessed.

- Oh, hey.

I heard that.

- You deserve a raise if he s
making you eat this way too.

- I think it d be a good idea
if all of us ate healthier.

- Couldn t agree more.

- Where you going?

- To get a pizza.

- Will you please pick up
your dad s meds?

- Sure.

[bright music]

♪ ♪

- Hey.
Hey, excuse me.

- Hey.

- Uh, you can t park here.

This is a no-parking zone.

- Excuse me?
- You can t park here.

It s for emergency
vehicles only.

- I m only gonna be
a couple minutes.

- Hey! That s not the point.
It doesn t matter.

- Are you the police?

- No.

- Good.

- If there is an emergency,

an ambulance and a fire truck
can t park here.

- If there s an emergency,
I ll move my car.

- No, you don t understand.
Every second counts.

You... Jerk.



- Cam, we need a hook-up at the
Food Mart in the Plaza on PCH.

- We re on it.

- Whoa.

- Vehicle was...

- I m sorry, sir.
It s... I m here.

I m leaving. I...

- Sorry, man, it s too late.

- What do you mean
it s too late?

I m right here.

- I sympathize, man,
I really do.

- Okay. You know what?
Just take... here. There s $500.

Just take that
and lower the car.

- No can do, man.
Look, I got to keep it honest.

- Fantastic.
It s a new car!

Watch the paint.

- Cheers!

- Be careful with it.

- You got it!

- [sighs] Unbelievable.


- I told you
you shouldn t park there.

- So you, what,
called a tow truck on me?

- No, I called the police

and they called the tow truck.

- You called the cops?

Who do you think you are?

- Who do you think you are?

What if there had been
an emergency?

- There wasn t one.
- So you... you think

that because
you drive an expensive car,

you don t have to
look for a parking spot

like the rest of us.
- Was there one?

- If there had been
an emergency,

and this is the part that you

can t seem to grasp,
every second counts.

- Nothing happened! And who made
you the parking police?

Now, if you ll excuse me,

I have to go to the impound
to pick up my car.

So my dad is gonna have to wait

for his blood-pressure

so I hope you re happy.

- That s not the point!

And you deserve to be towed!

Some people are just

- What happened?

- Just this rich,
entitled guy at the store

thinks he s
better than everyone else

because he has money.

- Jeff, is that you?

- Unbelievable.

- Are you all right?
- No.

- What happened?
- My car got towed.

I had to call Jonathan
to come pick me up.

Why couldn t she just
mind her own business?

- Who?

- This infuriating goody-goody

with nothing better to do
than to call the cops

on someone for parking
in a parking spot.

- I had his car towed.

[both laugh]

- Girl, you don t mess around.

- She s infuriating.
And self-righteous. And...

- Infuriating?

- Yeah.

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- 22, code 3, 186 Patton Road,
Cross street is...

- You ve been refreshing
your email for over an hour.

- I m supposed to hear back from

my med school applications
any day now.

- Don t worry, you ll get in.

- Charlie 8-12.
Charlie 8-12.

You have a code 1
at 101 Ocean Drive. Over.

- Charlie 8-12, copy.
Go ahead with the call.

- Adult male, 63, home fall.
Possible ongoing trauma.

- Older man, home fall.

- Let s do this.

[siren blaring]

- The ambulance is on the way.

Try not to move.

- Oh, son,
I don t need an ambulance.

I just need some ice.

[doorbell rings]

- Is your husband conscious?

- Yes.
Though Rex isn t my husband.

I m the house manager.

I ve been with the family since
Rex s wife passed 12 years ago.

- Can you tell us what happened?

- He tripped over a dumbbell
doing a Zumba workout.

I m afraid he broke his arm.

- I... I told you
I didn t need... I...

I just need some ice.

- Hi there.
I m Lilly.

I m a paramedic.
And this is Nick.

- [sighs]
Look, this isn t necessary.

- What s your name?

- Rex Alexander.
- Okay.

I m going to shine this
light into your eyes.

Do you know where you are?

- 101 Ocean Drive.
My home.

- Eyes are PEARL.

Do you know what day it is?

- Oh, my goodness.
It s the twelfth. Enough!

- Alert and oriented
times three.

- So what s your pain
on a scale to ten?

- Four.

- Can you open and close
your hand?

- Oh, thank goodness.

- Here you go.

Thank you for
getting here so quickly.

I can t...


- You.

- So tonight s your night
to pick a movie.

- I m sorry, babe.
I can t tonight.

I have to finish making cookies

for the sixth grade
field trip tomorrow.

- You re a great teacher.

- Thanks, babe.

- Well, before you go,

there s something
extremely important

I need to talk to you about.
- What s that?

- What exactly are we doing for
your birthday this year?

- Oh, I m not having a birthday
this year.

- Are you kidding me?
Baby, you love your birthday.

- I m serious.
I m turning 30.

No party, no presents, nothing.

- Baby, your birthday s
gonna come

whether you want it to or not.

You might as well celebrate.

- [exhales]
Oh, look at the time.

- [laughs]
Come on. All right.

But this discussion is not over.

- Yeah, yeah.

- If Rex exhibits any symptoms,
dizziness, pain,

please don t hesitate
to call us again.

- I can t thank you enough.

- You re welcome.

- I don t know what I d do
if something happened to him.

Thanks again.

- Uh, excuse me?
Um, I wanted to thank you.

I really appreciate
what you did for my father.

- Well, that s
what we re here for.

- We haven t been properly
introduced. I m Jeff.

- Lilly.

- Lilly.

What do you say to dinner,
Friday night?

- Thanks, but no thanks.

- Wait, what?

She said no.

- [laughs]

- No, I m serious.
She wasn t playing hard to get.

She really meant it.

- Everyone goes through the pain

and humiliation
of being rejected.

You ll survive.
I think this ll be good for you.

- [sighs]

- Batch 11, I got a 36002.

- What s the cross?

- So how is Baby Everett?

- Oh, Everett screamed for about
five hours straight last night.

- Aww, poor boy,
crying all night.

- Yeah, everybody was crying.

- I have a delivery
for Lilly Springler?

- Ooh, wow.
Those flowers are beautiful.

- Someone has an admirer.

- Ah, thank you.

"How bout that dinner?
Call me."

Could you please put those
at the nurses station?

- Sure.

- You don t want the flowers?

- I don t want the admirer.

- Any word yet?

- She ll call.


- Hi.
Delivery for Lilly Springler.

- Your admirer strikes again.

- [sighs]

- [chuckles]

- Thank you.

"Forget dinner.
How about dessert?

You have my number.

- Oh, he didn t seem that bad
when we went to his house.

- I have no interest
in Jeff Alexander.

- You ve complained in the past
about dating guys

who didn t put in any effort.

This guy s putting in
some effort at least.

- Okay,
then I ll write him a note

to thank him for the candy.

But I m not going out with him.

- Hey, whoa-whoa.

It s sacrilegious
to chocoholics around the world

to throw those away,
you realize this?

- You re welcome to them.

- Mmm.

- Okay.

After the meeting
with the veterans group,

we have dinner
with the president

of the animal shelter.


- Uh, yeah.

Veterans group,
animal shelter, got it.

- You know,
Lilly called Veronica

to check up on me?

- That was thoughtful.

- I was extremely impressed
with their professionalism

and their response time.

- We should do something.

To thank the medical center.

- Excellent idea.

- I ll check into it.

- Okay.

[upbeat music]

- Duncroft Advertising,
Vince Rossmore s office.

Hey, Meggers, how are ya?

Yeah, sure.

Your luminous lady on line one.

- Thanks, Finn.

- Anytime.

- Hey, babe.

- Hey. I have a couple minutes
until my next class.

[cell phone rings]

- Uh, hey, babe... I m so sorry,
I need to take this call.

I love you.
Babe, I ll call you right back.

Hey, Keely.
- Hey you.

- How are you?

- Insanely busy.

But I definitely
have time for you.

- Great.
So when can we meet?

- Uh, how s tomorrow?

- Yeah, Megan will be at school

so that works for me.

- Perfect.
I ll see you soon.

- All right.

- There you are.
Lilly, Nick.

- What s up, Dr. R.?

- I received
a phone call yesterday.

Thanks to you and Nick,

the medical center is getting
an extremely generous donation.

- That s wonderful!

- That s fantastic news.

- I invited our patron in today

to get a tour of the facility.

May I present Jeff Alexander
of the Rex Alexander Foundation.

We are extremely grateful
for your generosity.

- Well, thank you, Dr. Richwood,
for having me come down today.

Um, we just wanted
to show our appreciation

for the wonderful care
of my father, Rex.

- We appreciate it.

In fact, we wish
we could adequately

show our gratitude.

- Well, I ve never
gone for a ride

in an ambulance before.

It s a childhood thing, just,
it s silly. I, you know...

- Well, why don t you
go for a ride along

with Nick and Lilly this week?

- Oh. I...
[sighs] I couldn t.

- No, I think we could make
that happen.


- Okay. Fine.

- Fantastic.

- Fantastic.

- I don t think
this is a good idea.

- We re not breaking
any rules or laws

with a ride along.

- In life or death situations,

having a person like Jeff

- Like Jeff?

- He s not trained.
He s not certified.

If we re transporting a patient,
he could get in the way.

- Lilly, let me just remind you
that the Alexanders are

extremely generous patrons
in our community.

If Jeff wants to go
for a ride along,

I don t see the problem
in indulging him.

- Yes, ma am.

- And don t worry, Lilly,
it s only for a few days.

- So we took the G3 to London...

- Uh-huh.
- For this big charity event.

And she asks if
in England the pilot

has to fly on the wrong side of
the sky. [laughs]

Well, that was the end
of Miss October.

- [laughs]

- Miss November?
Completely different story.

She says she can t wear
the Christian Louboutins

because she s not religious.

- [laughing]

- And now this guy
is invading my work life.

- Are you kidding me?

- Dr. Richwood was so impressed
with his donation that she would

let him move into the medical
center if he wanted.

- [laughs]
And this is the guy who

sent you the flowers
and expensive chocolates?

- This is the guy who threw a
public tantrum because he had to

follow the same rules
as everyone else.

You know, nothing annoys me more

than someone who just
pays their way through life.

What are you doing?

- Moisturizing.

Your hands are
a dead giveaway of your age

because the skin is thin
and wrinkles easily.

Come on, now let me
see this guy.

- Okay.
Don t touch my computer.

- Why would I touch your

Your guy s Jeff Alexander
of the Rex Alexander Foundation?

- You know him?
And he s not my guy.

- They re huge contributors
to the arts programs at school.

- Hm.

- I don t know, maybe you
should give him a chance.

- What, no?

I have worked so hard

to get where I am
and for everything I have.

I have zero respect
for someone who was

given everything
on a silver platter

and therefore has no integrity

and just expects us
all to cater to his whims.

- That s some speech.

- Do you remember
when I was short-listed

for Barnsley Medical College?

- Mm, yeah.
That was your dream school.

You were number one
on the wait list.

- Mm-hmm.
You know why I didn t get in?

Carlton Strand.

His parents made a huge donation
to the school.

- That s so wrong.
- Yeah.

Carlton was 22 on the wait list.

I was number one.

Guess who got in.
It wasn t me.

- Well, I wouldn t mind
the lifestyle.

- I buy day-old bread
and shop the sale racks,

and I have enough student debt

that I won t pay it off
for a decade.

- Mm.

- Jeff Alexander and I
have nothing in common.

- You can always moisturize.

- Yeah, give me some.

- So I m explaining
to the triage nurse,

and she asks me if the patient

had explained to me
what happened, right?

I said, "No, she was just
a little tongue-tied."

- [groans]
- Oh.

- He always tells this story.

You need new material.
- Ah.

- I didn t know you could
cook eggs in a microwave.

- You can cook anything
in a microwave.

- Mm.

- And then there s
the chainsaw guy.

This is a true story.

- Nick!
That is not a breakfast story.

- Lilly s right.
I ll tell you at lunch.


1138. Code 3.

- Oh, whoa...
- Let s go.

- What s a code 3?

- Means we have to hurry.
Are you coming?

- Yeah. Yeah.

- Driving.

- I m driving this time.

- Darn it.
Take the jump seat in the back.

- Let s go.


- Where s your mom?

- In the kitchen.

- You did well calling us.

- Hey there.

I m, uh, I m Jeff.
What s your name?

- Carter.

- How old are you, Carter?

- Seven.

- Seven?

You re a big guy.

- Is your mom diabetic?

- Yeah.
She s always testing her blood.

- Low glycemia.
Get the D-5.

- On it.

- Hey.
Want to play catch? Yeah?

- Tape.

- Oh.

- Easy does it.

- Oh.

Oh, I started feeling faint,

and it all happened so fast.

- You were lucky
you were wearing

your medical bracelet.

- How did... how did you, uh...

- Your son called 911.

- Where is he?

- You know,
Lilly and Nick helped

my dad when he was hurt.

- Is your dad sick like my mom?

- No. Uh, he s okay.

But when I was your age?
My mom got really sick.

- Were you always
worried about your mom?

Were you always really scared?

- Yeah.

I was always worried about her.

It s tough when you re worried

about the people you love, huh?

- Yeah.

- Go long, all right? That s it.

Ready? Here we go.

Oh, what a catch!
Yes! Come here.

Yeah! Yes.

Hey, come here.

- We need to go.

Now, Carter,
your mom is going to be okay.

But we re gonna take her
to a hospital

where a doctor can
take a look at her, all right?

Do you want to ride
in the ambulance?

- Oh. I bet you
if you ask real nice,

Lilly might let you
turn on the sirens.

- Can I?
- Mm-hmm.

I ll even let you
turn on the lights.

- [gasps]
- Cool!

- Hey, Finn.
- Meggers, hi!

- Is Vince in?
- Yup.

- Thank you.

Knock knock.

- Megan?

Uh, hey.

What are you doing here?

- Half day
for teacher conferences.

- Oh.

- I thought I d surprise you
and we could get lunch.

- Um, sorry, babe, I... I can t.

Actually, I m supposed to be
at lunch right now.

I m gonna be
working late all week.

- Yeah. Sure. Fine.

- You re the best, babe.

I ll see you later.

- I owe you an apology.

I understand now
why you were so upset

about me parking
in the emergency zone.

Every second does matter.
I m sorry.

- Thank you for your apology.

- Didn t have to tow my car,
but... [laughs]

Okay. Maybe you did.

What do you say we start over?
Clean slate?

- Clean slate.

- You know, I feel for Carter.

Been there.

- Your mom?

I m sorry.

- Kids shouldn t have to
deal with

adult issues.

- I agree.

- Hey.
We agree on something.

- Apparently.

- How do you feel about sushi?

- Sure, why not?

- [laughs] Hey you.

- Nice car.
- Thank you.

- It suits you.
- You like?

- Mm-hmm.
- [laughs] You ready?

- Yeah, come on.

- All right, let s go.

- You sure about this place?

- Okay. I know it doesn t
look like much from the outside,

but don t judge
until you see the inside, okay?

- All right.
- All right. [giggles]

I got you, I promise.

- I got it.
- Ah, thank you.

Let me get the light.


What do you think?

- Wow.
- [laughs]

Well, I d like to place
some tables over there.

I d like to place
the dance floor here.

And there s a space over there
for a DJ.

- Well, you were right.
This place is perfect.

- I could get you a 15% discount

if we book today.

- Keely?
You rock.

- [laughs]

- I knew you d
find something great.

- It s what I do.

Well, all that s left for us
to do then is, uh,

oh, meet with the caterers.

And we need to book a DJ.

Oh, and I m gonna need
your final invite list.

- This is gonna be the best
birthday ever.

- Yeah, man.

- You did it.

- Thanks, Vince.
- Thank you.

- Let s go eat, my friend.

- [grunting]

I can t believe I let you
talk me into this.

- My money s on Veronica.

- I need a break.

- Water.

- Here you go.

- You got a good workout.

- How s the ride along going?

- Fantastic.

- And the girl?

- We re going on a date
tomorrow night.

What... what s that look for?

- Jeff, you know I love you.

But if you re doing
this because you

want the challenge,
or because your ego

can t handle the rejection...

- What? No.

I... I mean, maybe at first
it was a bit about that, but...

- Just make sure you re doing it
for the right reasons.

- Okay.

All right.

- Let s get juice.

- Why did you agree
to go to dinner?

- He caught me off guard.

I said yes
before I had a chance to

really think it through

- You look like you re
going to a business meeting.

- You know what?
I m just going to text him

and I m going to cancel

and I ll say that I m unwell.

- You should go,
but not in that outfit.

He probably already
made reservations

and it would be
rude to cancel now.

- I hate it when you re right.

- It s just dinner.

It s not like
you re marrying the guy.

- Is there something else
going on?

- Vince has been
acting strange lately.

He s working all the time,

but when I called his office,
he was out for the day.

Well, has he ever mentioned
someone named Keely?

- No.

Do you want me to cancel dinner?

I can stay and talk.

- No, no.
You re going on this date.

Wear your blue dress.
It s gorgeous.

- Oh.

- Wow.
[soft laugh]

You look beautiful.

- Thank you.

- Jeff Alexander.

So good to see you again.

- Thank you.
[clears throat]

Allow me.

- Thank you.

- I m Harper.

Anything else you need, Jeff,
just let me know.

- Thank you, Harper.

- Wow.

- Looks amazing, doesn t it?

- Looks expensive.

- You know, it s my treat.
Anything you like.

- Thanks.

- [clears throat]
- Right.

- Well, you have to try...

- One, he used to talk,
now he clams up.

Two, he disappears for hours
to do a simple task.

Three, he starts
working overtime.

Four, he lies
or evades your questions.

Five, he buys you guilt gifts.

- Hey, babe.

- Hey.

- I m just wrapping up
here at work right now.

This Tokyo account
is running me ragged.

You want to grab a bite?

- I already ate,
but you can come by my place.

- Okay. All right, great.
I ll see you soon.

- Alcott Elementary.

- Uh-huh.
- First grade.

Matt Smyth fell out of a tree
and broke his arm

and he wouldn t stop crying.

And there wasn t anything
I could do to help him.

- Oh, no. Poor kid.

- Well, I wanted to
be a doctor ever since.

And I ve applied
to some med schools.

LA Medical School
is my first choice.

- My fingers
are crossed for you.

- So do you enjoy
working as a philanthropist?

- Sure. My philosophy is,
life is short so enjoy it.

My job is to help people
enjoy their lives too.

- I ve never heard
anyone describe

philanthropy quite like that.

- Well, a lot of people
obsess over the money.

Money doesn t matter.

- Only someone with money

would say that
money doesn t matter.

- Okay. Fair enough.

It may make life easier,

but money by itself
never made anyone happy.

Doing what you do,
how do you not become

emotionally attached
to every patient you treat?

- Well, if I did,
I couldn t do my job.

But for every paramedic,

there s one or two cases
that stick with you.

Where you wonder
what if the call

had come in a minute earlier

or there d been
a little less traffic.

- It s much easier
to write a check.

I never get to see the faces
of the people we help.

This whole ride-along thing s
really, uh,

it s really opened my eyes.

- I m glad.

- I can t stop thinking about
Carter though.

You know, I know what it s like
to have a sick parent.

- Well, his mom s back home
and doing much better.

- That s good.

But I want to do something
for kids like Carter.

An organization, a foundation,

- That would be wonderful.

- You think so?

- Absolutely.

- So last piece.

I ll, uh,
chopstick-battle you for it.

- Okay.

- Ready?
[clears throat]

- Three, two...

- One, go.
[laughs] Oh, oh.

- Ah!
- Careful... ah.

- Ah! Ha!

- Organic, non-GMO
air-popped popcorn

seasoned with herbs.

- Oh, Veronica.
You re a gem.

Oh. Tonight s your night
to choose.

- Oh.

What do you think about
Lilly and Jeff?

- I think
she ll be good for him.

- I hope so.
But it s only the first date.

- Well, sometimes when you know,
you know.

- Hey, babe.
These are for you.

- Number five.

- Pardon?

- They re lovely.
Thank you.

What s the occasion?

- Does a guy need a reason

to buy his girlfriend flowers?

- You tell me.

- [sighs] Look, I feel guilty.

I ve just been working
such long hours.

- Called your office yesterday.

- Oh, yeah?

- I thought you said you d
be in meetings all day,

but your assistant said you were
gone for the afternoon.

- Oh, you know, I had a couple,
uh, meetings off-site.

- Mm.
That s unusual for you.

- Tokyo guys wanted to see the
town, so I took them on a tour.

Uh, you want your coffee?

- So who s working
on the Tokyo account?

- Ben, Aaron, Jackie, Brad.

Is everything okay?

- Why wouldn t it be?

- [scoffs] I don t know.

- [sighs] I m fine.

We re fine, right?

- Yes.
Of course we are.

Come here.

- Thank you. That was the most
amazing meal I ve ever had.

- Oh, that was the most amazing
chopstick battle I ve ever had.

I had a lot of fun.

- So did I.

- Jeffrey.

- Crystal.
- [kisses]

- Uh, okay.

Um, Crystal, this is Lilly.

- Hi.
Nice to meet you.

- Lilly s been kind enough
to put up with me

at the medical center this week.

- Oh. You re one of
his charity projects.

How lovely.
Both: Actually...

- Jeffrey, we missed your
gorgeous face

at the polo match
for muscular dystrophy.

- I had a previous obligation.
How d it go?

- We raised 500.
I was hoping for 700.

Promise me that
you won t miss my gala?

- Uh, remind me?

- We re raising money for CDH.

Where s your phone?

- Crystal... hey.

I m so sorry.

Crystal, my phone, please?

Crystal, this is not okay.

- There.
Now you can t forget.

- What are you doing?

- Wow.

What is that outfit?

- I m trying out a new look.

I m pretty sure
Vince is cheating on me.

- Vince?
I don t believe it, no.

- I know him well enough
to know when he s lying.

And he was lying about where
he was and who he was with.

- Okay, that doesn t mean
he s cheating though.

You don t know that.

- I m pretty sure
her name is Keely,

and she s probably 22
and does hot yoga

and drinks kale smoothies.

- Have you talked to Vince
about this yet?

- No, I m not ready for that.

What about you?
How was your date?

- It was fine,

but Jeff lives
in this complete other world.

And I don t want to
be a part of it.

I want to just focus on
getting into med school

and that s it.

- You know,
I can always give you

a list of what else we d like,

you know,
if you re gonna provide.

- And what is going on here?
- Perfect. Thank you.

Oh, well, Jeff has
catered breakfast for us.

- Ah.
- Mm-hmm.

- That s awfully kind of him.

- I couldn t take another day
of Nick s microwaved eggs.

- Oh.
- Gourmet as they were.

- I m gonna bring my famous
cold spaghetti pie.

That ought to get us
a steak dinner, you ll see.

- Dr. Richwood to the ER.

- Uh, Nick, come with me.
Will you take that?

- Uh, what are the sirens for?

- Multiple car crash coming in.

- Yikes.

- Lot of people
texting and driving these days,

and not just kids.

- Yeah.

Hey, listen, I...

I had a really great time
the other night.

I was hoping that maybe
we could, uh, tr...

- Uh, welfare call. Code 2.
70s female.

- Uh, what... what s a code 2?

- An elderly woman hasn t been
heard from in two days.

- On scene, over.

[indistinct radio chatter]

- Thanks.

You go that way.

- Hello?

- Is anyone home?

- LA County Sheriff!

- Ma am?
- Hello, is anyone here?

- Ma am?
LA County Sheriff!

- Hello?

- Is anyone here?

- Ma am, are you home?

- Ma am, we re here to help you.

- Hello?
Is anyone home?

Is anyone here?
LA County Sheriff.

- Lilly.

- Did you find her?

- No, but I found this.


- This is Charlie 8-12.

70s female has gone on vacation
in the Rockies.

I repeat: 70s female
is on vacation in the Rockies.

She ll be returning March 25th.

- So this woman is safe

and happily traveling
through Canada.

- Apparently.

- Ha, great.
- We re all good.

- So, uh,
you get many false alarms?

- A few.

I d rather have
a false alarm than a fatality.

- Mm.

- Good morning.

Hey, good morning.

- Hi.

- I am here
to see Vince Rossmore.

I m his 11:00.

- Uh, give me one second.

- Okay.

- Yep.
He s ready for you.

- Perfect.
Thank you.

- Your 11:00 a.m. is here.

- Hi.

- Come on in.
Have a seat.

- Thank you.

- Thank you for coming.

- Well, if the client
is too busy

to come to the caterer,

the caterer comes to the client.

- Yes.
- Voilà.

- Megan loves chocolate.

- I have all the chocolate
choices for her.

Let me see.

Let s start with, uh, we have
a Belgian milk chocolate.

A fudgy chocolate with ganache,
my personal fave, yes.

And a raspberry-filled
dark chocolate.

And, lastly, a coconut chocolate
with cream cheese.

- I m glad I skipped lunch.

- Yeah.

- Did you bring the milk?

- Did I bring the milk?

- Yes.

- What s in my bag of tricks
over here?


[clears throat]

- Okay.
I m not even gonna go there.

- It was on sale!

- Yeah. Knowing you...

- Bang for my buck.
Let me get you a fork.

Hold on, let me see.

Okay. Here we go.

- Thank you.

All right, let s see.


- [laughs]
- That s the one.

- [laughing]

- That s the one, right there.

- All my clients die
for Becky s Bakery.

- Hey, Finn.

- Hey, Meggers.
He s in a meeting right now.

You can t go in.
Sorry, doll.

- Mmm.
- [laughs]

- Yes!
- Yeah.

- What s going on in there?

- Just a meeting.

- Just melts in your mouth.

- Yes.

- Yeah.

- With whom is he meeting?

- She s not a work client.
Her name is Kelly, Kylie...

- Keely?
- That s it.

- Mmm. That s it.
That s the best.

That is the best right there.

- [laughing]

- Oh, yes!

- Yeah?

[both laughing]

- Don t tell him I was here.

- [grunting]

- Nice form, Pops.

What do you call that move?

- Uh, lunge curl.
- [chuckles]

- What do you got there?

- Oh, it s Veronica s vanilla
milkshake. You want some?

- Ugh, keep that away from me.

How s everything
at the medical center?

- Intense.

I don t know how
they do what they do every day.

- It s a special calling.

- Yeah.

- How s Lilly?

- You know,
I just can t figure her out.

She s impossible to read.

- Son,

I m gonna tell you the secret
to understanding women.


- Ow. Okay. I m listening.
What is it?

- No, no, no, no, no.
That s the secret.

A woman will tell you
everything you need to know

if you just listen.

- Ha.

- Morning, Doc.

- 380, copy.

- Copy.

[indistinct radio chatter]

- I can t believe
you re still awake.

- Well, we introduced
solid foods this week

and Everett started
sleeping through the night.

Which happily means
Mommy and Daddy

started sleeping
through the night.

- En passant.

- What was that?

- Look it up.

- Nick hates to lose.

- I do not.

En passant?

- Mm-hmm.

- It s ridiculous.

- I got an email from
the Los Angeles Medical School.

"Dear Lilly Springler...



- Means you still have a chance.

- Yeah, if a buy a new wing
for the hospital.

I... I can t keep doing this.

- Doing what?

- Getting so close to my dream

and then having the door
slammed in my face.


- Charlie 812, pediatric trauma.

1915 North Tamara Avenue.

Support. LAFD on scene.

- Asthma is difficult
to deal with,

but your brother s
gonna be okay.

- Lilly wouldn t tell you that
if it wasn t true.

- That s right.

- I ll go with them.

- I will stay here, and I will
take care of the paperwork.

- I hate paperwork.
She s the best.

- Yeah, so I m learning.

- Got a knack with kids.

- Well, that s because I am one.

- [chuckles] I can see that.

- When was the last time
you were on vacation?

- Um.

I can t remember.

- Or had fun?

- Does the cardiac
science symposium count?

- No, definitely not.

- [chuckles]

- Saw you re off Saturday.
Any plans?

- Laundry. Errands.
Loads of fun.

- Good; get your errands
done early,

cause I m picking you up
at noon.

- What for?

- You ll see.

Trust me.


- What do you think?

- Ixnay on the sneakers.

- Jeff won t tell me
where we re going.

I want to be comfortable.

[phone rings]

Is that Vince?

You know you re gonna have to
talk to him eventually.

- I know.
I just can t right now.

- Are you gonna be all right?

- I m sorry to be such a bummer,

but this is not the way
my life was supposed to go.

By 30, I was supposed to be
a professor,

not a single substitute teacher
living with a roommate.

No offense.

- Peoples lives don t turn out
the way they planned.

But you have family and friends
who love you.

And you have plenty of time to
achieve all of your dreams...

with or without Vince.

- [sniffs] Thanks, Lil.

- Okay.
I can t leave you here.

- [giggles]
- Come with us. Come.

- No. No,
I m just gonna lie here

and contemplate
my wasted existence.

- [sighs]

- I ll be fine.
Just go.

I m gonna be mad
if you don t go and have fun.

- Okay.

- Wow.

You look beautiful, as always.

- Thanks.

- Promise not to have me towed?

- If you park in the right spot,

I won t have to.

- Hm.

You know,
you were my inspiration

for this whole thing.

- What thing?

Jeff, what is it?

- Watching you at work,
you inspired me to want to be

more involved
with the people we help.

So you are standing on
the new Rex Alexander Kid Camp.

- Oh, that s wonderful!

- I mean, when my mom got sick,

I had a hard time
dealing with the sadness.

My dad sent me to Camp Calston
for the week.

At first I didn t want to go,

but then I ended up
having the time of my life.

We swam in the lake.
We camped out under the stars.

Played games.

My counselor
helped me understand

that it was okay
to feel sad about my mom

and still have fun
with the other kids,

that I wasn t alone.

- You were just a boy
when you went through all this.

- [sighs]

I want this place to be for kids

what Camp Calston was for me.

You know, a place for them
to process their grief

and do what kids should be
doing, having fun.

- Well, I m really proud of you.

And it does fit
your personal philosophy,

helping people
enjoy their lives.

- You remembered.

I want you to be a part of it.

- I want to be a part of it too.

- Well, everyone has to
bring something to the table.

- [chuckles]
- What do you got?

- I can teach first aid.
- Mm.

- Knowledge empowers kids.

It reduces their stress
to have an action plan

in case of an emergency.

- Amazing.

Anything else?

- I can make a mean s more.

- Oh, now we are talking.
You are hired.

- [laughs]

[phone ringing]

[phone rings]

- Megan, I don t know
what s going on,

but it would be great
if you would just call me back.

I love you.

- Thank you. Hey.

Sorry I m a few minutes late.

- Fine.
Have a seat.

- You okay?

- My girlfriend, Megan,

is having a tough time
with this birthday.

- Well, 30 is different
for everyone, Vince.

- I don t know why.
It was fine for me.

It s just another number.

- [laughs]
Look. Hey.

Maybe it s not about the number,

but what it means to her
as a woman.

- What do you mean?

- Okay, well, some people have

certain expectations
for themselves,

personally and
professionally, right?

- Of course.
- Well,

if those things haven t
been reached by a certain age,

it triggers a crises.

- Look at you.

- Do you like that?
- [laughs]

- Dropping gems.

- Yeah, I guess I never
thought about it that way.

- Yeah.
I majored in psychology.

Don t ask how that led to
a career in party planning.

- [laughs]

- [laughs] Something went wrong.

- I think throwing her
this birthday party

will probably be the best thing
to do to cheer her up.

- Okay.
Let s go over the final details.

- All right.
Let s do it.

- So we got the place
you wanted.

- All right.

- And if we don t hit any snags,

I think we ll be up and running
by early next year.

But enough about all that.

I ve got something for you.


- Jeff, what s this?

- You ll see.

Close your eyes.

No peeking.



- Jeff!

- I made these myself.

[both chuckle]

Veronica was
a little concerned about

you eating my cooking though.

- Well, I ll go with PB&J
just to be safe.

- Mm.

- Mmm!
They re delicious.

- Ah, success.

I could tell this
medical school thing was

stressing you out so I wanted to
take you somewhere

where you d relax.

- That s really thoughtful.

- I propose a toast.

A toast to enjoying life.

[glasses clink]

You know,
it s true what they say.

The best things in life,
you can t buy.

- I think I owe you an apology.

- Oh?

- I m trained to
quickly assess a situation

and make an accurate
snap judgment.

Lives depend on it.

But I may have judged you
too soon.

- How so?

- Well, I just thought
you were some

rich, entitled,
spoiled, shallow brat

who just bought his
way through life.

- Any more adjectives?

- [laughs]

No, I m serious.

I thought
you were just coasting,


Without care or regard
for anyone else.

- Please, don t sugarcoat
on my account.

- [scoffs]

Now that I ve
spent some time with you,

I can admit that I was wrong.

- Well, maybe not entirely.

Before I met you,

I was coasting, in a way.

You made me
really look at myself.

What I wanted to do,
who I wanted to be.

And it turns out
it s helping kids.

- Uh, thank you for today.

- Uh, my pleasure.

- Well, I ll see you
at the med center tomorrow then.

- I meant to tell you.

Rex has meetings
all next week in London.

And I m traveling with him.

- London?

- You know, foundation business.

- Well, enjoy.

- I, uh, I don t know
if you remember

what Crystal said
about the CDH gala.

- I remember.

- I was, uh...

wondering if you d
be interested in going.

- Are you sure
Crystal wouldn t mind?

- I don t mind if she does mind.

What do you think?

- I d like that.

- Me too.


Good night.

- Good night.

- How did it go?

- Uh, good.

And what about you,

are you feeling a little better?

- A little.

But you re right.

I still have plenty of time
to achieve my goals.

And I m not getting
any closer to my dreams

by moping around
or by putting on wrinkle cream.

- That s the spirit.

And what are you working on?

- Grad school applications.

- Megan, that s wonderful.

- Thank you for being
such a good friend.

And for putting up
with my craziness.

- I wouldn t trade your
craziness for anything.

- [laughs]

[upbeat rock music]

♪ ♪

- So, Jeff, tell me about
this new charity of yours.

- It s a camp for kids

dealing with chronic illnesses
within their families.

They do typical camp things
with the added benefit

of having peers
they can relate to.

Like, uh, one I wish I had
when I was a kid.

- I love it.

I m proud of you, son.

Founding your first charity.

Your mom would be proud too.

- Thanks, Dad.

- When that ambulance
came for me,

I remembered how short life is.

And how important it is
to let the people you love know

how much you care about them.

Cause one day
it just might be too late.

I love you, Jeff.

- I love you too.

- I say we go party.

- Jeffrey!


- Crystal.

- Thought that was you.

- Hey.
- Hi. [kisses]

- Uh, Crystal,
you remember my dad, Rex?

- Of course.
Lovely to see you again, Rex.

- Always a pleasure, Crystal.

- What are you doing in London?

- Calandre here is starring in a
fashion show tomorrow evening.

- Pleasure.

- Jeffrey is the philanthropist
I ve been telling you about.

- [clears throat]
- Brilliant.

You should come to the show.

- I don t know.
I think we have some...

Don t we have some business
we have to account for...

- Oh, our last meeting s
at 4:00.

- Then it s settled.

- All right.
[camera shutter clicks]

- [chuckles]
- Oh.

- We were you guys headed?

- Oh.
- Oh, boy.

- They re everywhere.

- From now on,
wear a helmet, dude.


- How many times
do we have to tell these kids

that it s more cool
to wear a helmet

than to end up in here?

- They still don t listen.
- Yeah.

- Everett s never leaving
the house without a helmet.

And a full-armored body suit.

Where s our
philanthropist today?

- London.

- You can say it s none of my
business, but you re like my

sister and I don t want to
see you...

- Okay. What is it?

- Be careful.

- Thought you liked Jeff?

- I do, but he lives in
an entirely different world.

And I don t want to see you
get hurt.

- Jeff is far more down-to-earth
than he seems.

- Hope you re right.

- Look, I appreciate
your concern,

but I know what I m doing.

- Okay.
But if he hurts you?

He s gonna go
for an ambulance ride

and not in the jump seat.

- Okay, deal.

- Megan, this silent treatment
is getting ridiculous.

Would you please call me back?

I need to talk to you.
It s important.

I love you.

- The Tokyo copies you wanted.

Dude, are you okay?

- Yeah, I m fine.

- You sure?
You don t seem it.

What s the problem?
Maybe I can help.

- All right.

Megan won t return my calls,

and I don t know why.

- She did seem quite distressed
last time I saw her.

- When was that?

- You were locked in this office
with that, uh, Kelly, Kylie...

- Keely?
- That s the one.

She thinks
you re cheating, dude.

- She thinks...
Finn, I would never.

- I know, I know.

- Thanks.
- Anytime, man.

Hey, can I wrangle an invite

to that birthday shindig
of yours?

Guess not.

- We re home!

- Welcome back, boys!

How was your trip?

- Boring.
- [laughs]

- Would have much rather
been here with you.


I brought you
a little something.

- [gasps]

My favorite tea and biscuits.

You remembered.

Thank you.

What about you, Mister,
are you happy to be back?

- Yeah.

I can t wait to see Lilly again.

- You must really miss her.

You should do something for her.

Something that
only you could do for her.

Something she wouldn t expect.

- The patient had a pre-existing
heart condition.

- Hm. Okay.

Then it looks like
this is everything.

[phone ringing]

- Oh, sorry.

- Oh, yeah.
Go ahead, take it.

- Thank you.

- Ms. Springler?

- Uh, yes, this is
Lilly Springler.

- You applied
to LA Medical School.

- Yes?

- You ve been accepted.

Will we see you at orientation?

- Yeah, yes, yes.

- Look for an email soon.

- Thank you.

I got accepted
to the LA Medical School.

- Oh.

- Thank you.


- What s all this?

- It s for you.

- What?


- Veronica,

you ve been my friend,

my rock,

and my companion

all these years.

You ve loved me
like I was your own family.

And it s taken me
all these years

to realize you are my family.

And I want to make it official.


I want you to know
how deeply I cherish you.

Will you marry me?

- Oh, Rex, I don t...

I don t know what to say.

- Say yes.

- Yes.

Yes, of course.

[sentimental music]

♪ ♪

- Oh.


Thank you.

"Any med school
will be lucky to have you.

"You re going to be
the best doctor.

"Can t wait to see you.

Love, Jeff."

- Oh, what is that?

Gift from Jeff?

- It is a med school
survival kit.

There s coffee, pens.

Ooh, there s even a stethoscope.

- That s so sweet.

A congratulations gift?

- Well, I haven t even
told him yet.

I was going to tell him
at the gala today.

- Oh, that s right,
that s today.

What is the future doctor

- I m wearing my black dress
from graduation.

- No. Absolutely not.

- Well, I like that dress.
Why not?

- So many reasons,
I can t even begin.

- But...

- Get your keys.
We re going shopping.

- But it s cute.

So what is this place?

- It s a high-end thrift shop.

They have amazing
designer dresses

at affordable prices.

- Well, what about
that bridesmaid s dress

I wore to CC s wedding?

- You might as well wear scrubs.

No, you re not wearing scrubs.

- All right, all right.

- Come on, I m gonna make sure
you look like a million bucks.

You look beautiful.

But those shoes?

No, no, and no.

- What s wrong with my shoes?

- What isn t wrong
with those shoes?

- They re comfortable.

- Mm-mm.
Try these.

- I m gonna fall flat on my face
in front of everyone in these.

- [laughs]
No, you re not, princess.

Just walk slowly
and take small steps.

- Thank you.
- You re welcome.

That s what friends are for.

- Hey, that looks like Jeff.

- Yep.

- What?


Is that Crystal?

And what s this other article?

"Alexander s
Million Dollar Donation

to the LA Medical School."

They made that donation

- I guess you know who to thank

for getting you
off the wait list.

- That s why he gave me
the gift basket.

He already knew I d gotten in.


I refuse to let anyone
buy me into medical school,

especially not Jeff Alexander.

It would make me a hypocrite!

I don t want to be
another Carlton Strand,

taking a place from someone
who actually deserves it.

- I don t know anyone
who deserves

to be a doctor more than you do.

Are you still going to the gala?

- Yeah.

I m going to confront Jeff,

find out what s really going on.

He can t lie to my face, right?


- Have fun.

Oh, you girls look good.
Good to see you.

Have a great time.


- Uh, Lilly Springler.

- Sorry, you re not on the list.

- I m a guest of Jeff Alexander.

- Oh! There you are.

They mistakenly listed you
as "Spinster."

Go ahead, enjoy the gala.

- Thanks.

- It was Calandre s
first day out,

and she crashed the super yacht
in Capri!

And then she jumped off
and tried to swim...

- Lilly.

- Jeffrey?

- Hi.

- Wow.

You look stunning.

Tonight, again.

- I need to talk to you.

- Jeffrey?

I hadn t finished my story.

- Um, Crystal,
you remember Lilly?

- Hello.
That s a lovely dress.

Where did you get it?

- Oh. I, um...

- I had one just like it.

But I gave mine to charity.

Mine had a little...


It is my old dress!

- What s so funny?
- Nothing.

- It s the funniest coincidence.

Lilly here chose my dress

that I gave
to a consignment shop

to wear to my gala.

- Crystal.

- You won t believe this.

She s wearing my old dress.

- Excuse me.


- That s embarrassing.
- I know.

- Lilly, wait.

Lilly, would you stop?

Good afternoon.

- Ah.

- What was that all about?

- Guess my first
impression of you

was right after all.

- Is that so?

- Yes.
I know about the donation bribe.

- What donation?

Lilly, I make
a lot of donations.

You re gonna have to be
more specific.

- Look, I don t need your bribes
or your charity or your pity!

- Pity? What are you talking
about? This...

- Someone help!
Call an ambulance!


- Call 911!

- Out of the way.

Step back.

Everyone, get back.
She s a paramedic.

Give her some room.

Back! Come on, back.

[crowd murmuring indistinctly]

[siren wailing]

- You guys, move, please.

- [gasps]

- [gasps]

- [exhales]

- He s all right.

- He s going to be okay.

- Oh, thank goodness.

- He s okay, everyone.

Give em some space.

- Okay, buddy.

Let s get you up slowly.

- Thank goodness you were here.

You saved his life.

I can t thank you enough.

- I m just glad
I was here to help.

- Thank you.

That dress looks
much better on you

than it ever did on me.

I should get back to my guests.

- Hi.
You okay?

- Let s go get a drink.

- I believe these belong to you.

- Oh, they re not even mine.

- Lilly...
- Jeff, I...

Our worlds
are just too far apart.

- If that s how you really feel.

Guess there s nothing
left to say.

- [cries]

- Everything okay, son?

- You haven t had
a thing to eat all day.

What s wrong?

- It s Lilly.

She says our worlds
are too far apart.

Can t fix that.

- I remember when I first
came to work for you.

I was so overwhelmed
the first day, I nearly quit.

- I didn t know that.

- But you didn t.

- Yeah, why is that?

- Because I saw
a heartbroken boy.

And I thought I could add
something to your lives

that had nothing to do
with money or fancy cars.

If Lilly is
the right one for you,

she ll find a way
to close the distance.

- Mm, D-Day.






[soft laugh]

- [laughs]
Everett is a comic genius.

You should see the faces
that he s making.

He s got one that s like...

- Funny.

- [laughs] It s just...

But you got to see it in person.

Calling Jeff?

- No, I am calling
the LA Medical School

Admissions Committee
to decline my spot.

[line trilling]

- I know you re upset
with him right now,

but don t do anything rash
you re gonna regret, okay?

- Nick, give it back.

- All right, I ll give it back.

- It s so childish,
just give it...

- Lilly.

- Vince, what s wrong?

- Well,
today s Megan s birthday,

and I ve been going crazy
for the past three days,

trying to get in touch with her.

Think she blocked my number.

Do you know that Finn thinks
that Megan thinks

that I m cheating on her?

- Excuse me.
- Okay.

Now, I am not at liberty
to speak on Megan s behalf...

- Because that s absurd,
all right?

I have never and would never
cheat on Megan.


[breathing deeply]

- Okay.
Okay, come on, sit down.

Come on.

- Now I feel dizzy.

- So you re not cheating?

- No, are you...

Look, I have been planning
a big surprise party

for Megan s birthday tonight.

- Oh.
- Yeah.

Okay, look, all right,
I understand

how my behavior might have
seemed suspicious,

but I was just trying
to keep the party a secret.

- Okay, that makes sense.

But let me ask you something.

Were you going to invite me
to this party?

- Well, I couldn t exactly
mail you an invitation.

I was gonna tell you
at the last minute

so you wouldn t have to
keep the party a secret.

But look,
it doesn t even matter.

There s not going to be a party
once I tell her.

- Leave it to me.

- [sighs] All right.

- What on earth are you doing?

- I m studying for my CSET.
I m gonna ace this thing

and get into UCLA s
education program.

- You re studying
on your birthday?

You re even sadder than I am.

- Also, good news.

According to this,
40 is the new 30.

So I don t have to worry
about turning 30

for another ten years.

- Well, that is good news.

Now go and get ready.

- Why?

- It s your birthday.

I m taking you out to dinner
to celebrate.

- You don t have to do that,
especially after everything that

happened at the gala with Jeff.

- Look, tonight is not about me.
It s about you.

And I won t take no
for an answer.

- Okay, boss.

- All right.
- Going.

- Okay.
Go get dressed.

- Look at us, two single girls
hitting the town.

Is this it?

Are you sure you have
the right address?

- This is the address
they gave me.

Come on, birthday girl.

Okay, stop, stop, stop, stop.

- Okay.
- Careful, careful.

- This is just weird.

- [laughs] Give it a minute.

All: Surprise!

- Happy birthday, Megan!

- [laughs] You didn t!


- It wasn t me.

- Happy birthday, babe.

I have someone
I want you to meet.

This is Keely,
an old college friend

and the party planner

who helped me
pull all this together.

- Keely?
- Yes.

- Party planner.

It all makes sense.

- Happy birthday, Megan.

You look very beautiful.

- Thank you.
- You guys enjoy. Excuse me.

- Thank you.

These are for you.

Babe, you re my whole heart.

You always have been
and you always will be.

- I am so sorry
I ever doubted you.

- It s fine. Come here.

- Oh.

- Happy birthday, Meggers!

Come on, everyone,
let s get the party started!


- Here, give me those.

[dance music]

♪ ♪

- So you enjoying
your birthday party?

- I am.

I can t believe
you pulled this off.

- I almost forgot your present.

[dreamy music]

♪ ♪

Marry me, babe.

- With all my heart,
of course I will.

[cheers and applause]

- Yes!

- Way to go, Vince!

- I love you.

- I love you.

30 s gonna be a good year.

- The best.

- I m gonna get Lilly, okay?

Your turn.

- Oh, no.
No, no, no.

- Uh, yes.

[upbeat music]

♪ ♪

- You did great.

- What a day.

So how are the camp construction
plans coming along?

- Good. We re planning to open
early next year.

- Well, that s good.

- Yep.

- Oh, son, come on.

I mean, if you feel
this strongly about her,

just call her.

- Lilly made her opinion of me
extremely clear.

This was her decision.

I m just biding by it.

- Guy s napping in his car.

Someone thinks he s dead.

- It was a good-intent call.

- He was snoring.

Hey, you all right?

- Yeah, sure.

I just want to clean my gear.

- Here s some hot chocolate.

- Thank you.
- You re welcome.


I still can t believe
you and Vince

pulled that off.

- It was all Vince.

- Have you heard from Jeff?

I m surprised.

- I may have told him

I didn t need his pity
or his charity.

- Lilly.
Money s no issue for Jeff.

- It s an issue for me.

- Exactly.

Your issue, your problem,
not his.

- I m not gonna let someone
pay for my life.

- He s a philanthropist.

I mean,
what s his crime, really?

He made a donation to help
your lifelong dream come true?

If you don t work through
your prejudices

and deal with your own

you re gonna lose a good guy.

Maybe the best guy
you ve ever known.

- I know you ve been
feeling down lately,

and I thought I d make you
a special lunch.

- Nick, that s really sweet.

- My famous cold spaghetti pie.

- "Smil"?

- It s supposed to say "smile,"
but I, uh, I ran out of Parme.

- You really didn t have to
go to so much effort.

- It s the least I could do.

I know you ve been having
a rough time of it lately.

- I m going to call
the LA Medical School today

and inform them that
I won t be accepting the spot.

- I still think it s a mistake.

- I keep thinking about the
applicant who earned that spot

and how they re being unfairly
pushed aside the way I was.

- You re crazy, but I admire
your integrity, kiddo.

- What am I hearing about
you not accepting your spot?

- I was only accepted
after a bribe...

A donation was made to take me
off the wait list.

I cannot accept that spot
in good conscience.

- Lilly, you were accepted

after I made a phone call
on your behalf.

- You did?

- Yes.
I thought you knew that.

- Oh, boy.

- I spoke to
the admissions committee

and I told them
about your passion

for wanting to become a doctor
and everything

that you do here
at the medical center.

- Well, what about the donation

from the Rex Alexander

- That s an annual donation
they make every year

in honor of Jeff s mother.

- I...

Oh, boy.


- Lilly.

- Hi.
Um, is Jeff here?

- I m afraid he s not.

Did you try calling his cell?

- I wasn t sure
if he d answer my calls.


What I have to say
should be said in person.

- I think he s got a meeting

with the foreman
at his campsite today.

- Thank you.

- Good luck, Lilly.

- Let s put a ropes course
over there.

And, uh...


- Hi.

- Hey, guys,
can you check out that slope

and make sure we re okay
with the bridge?

What are you doing here?

- Uh, Veronica told me
you d be here.

- She did?

- How are the plans
for the camp going?

- Good.

You wanted to talk?

- You re not going to make it
easy for me, are you?

Guess I deserve that.


To do what I do, I have to
disconnect emotionally.

Not because I don t care,

but because I care too much.

If I feel everything,
then I can t help anyone.

And sometimes it s difficult
to come out of that shell.

I have worked so hard
for every penny.

And that I ve done
everything by myself

is a matter of personal pride.

I m sorry I accused you

of buying me off the wait list.

I was wrong.

- You know I would never do
anything like that.

- I know.

And I m hoping that
you ll forgive me

and that we can start over.

- I don t want to start over.

I don t want to start over

cause I m already
in love with you.

- I m in love with you too.

The first time I saw you
at the grocery store...

- Yeah?

- I thought you were the most
handsome man I d ever seen.


[upbeat music]

♪ ♪