omfg I’M CRYING OMG
HEY KIDS, IT’S A CAILLOU DUBSTEP.
Road Trip!! We’re going to Italy…….
Alison offers Deacon a drink but he declines. Deacon asks Bill what the plan is & he says in due time & he will execute it perfectly but Deacon continues badgering & Bill reveals soon after that he’s going to save his son & his daughter from disaster. Bill says that they won’t find out & if he screws him over, he’ll be sorry. Deacon arrives at his home away from home so to speak with Bill & Alison. Deacon demands the details of the plan for his daughter but Bill says when necessary but Deacon says “IT’S NECESSARY!” Bill tells Deacon that Hope is not right for Liam & that she has too much baggage for his family. Deacon says he can’t do it but Bill demands a commitment or else he sends his ass back to jail then Deacon says he’ll do it.
Bill tells Steffy that she’s not going anywhere & that she’ll thank him later but Steffy says she sick of being the 5th wheel & a loser in love but Bill says she’s none of those. Bill tries to convince Steffy to stay but Steffy asks “whats really going on?” Bill takes Steffy out to eat & lies to her & says nothing is going on but Steffy realizes Bill wants Steffy to have a breakdown if the wedding doesn’t happen & for her to pick up the pieces. Steffy tells Bill that she wants to be with Liam but Bill says that you never know anything can happen. Bill tells Steffy that the payoff will be worth it & she needs to see it through.
A Romantic interlude & a pity party:
Hope & Liam go sightseeing around Puglia & share a kiss. Hope & Liam ask a resident where the staircase is & she mistakes it for the word “wedding” A montage airs of them touring Puglia & they see a man jump off a seaside cliff into the water. Liam sees a statue a tells Hope he knows it- Domenico Modugno, he wrote Valere & had really big feet. Liam & Hope finally arrive at the staircase at the end.
A decision & a engagement:
Hope & Liam kiss on the stairs & decide it’ll be the place they get hitched. Liam & Hope walk through a town in Puglia & he talks about the history of it. Later on, they meet up Father Fontana & Hope changes her mind & wants to get married at the church of Santa’ Anatonio in Alberobello. Liam agrees to Hope’s idea of marrying at the church & they kiss. Hope tells Liam that she’ll make sure not to stand him up & Liam says that he has jitters but they’ve coming this far for this. Liam & Hope kiss on a rooftop with an angry Bill watching them.
A Family Reunion…..
Liam contacts Hope via the camera on IPad & asks if she’s ready for today, & she says she is. Hope tells her mom that she wants to get married at the Sana’Tantonio church bc it’d be pefect. Steffy arrives to see Hope. She tells Hope that she can’t do this & tough it out bc it’s their day & their joy. Brooke sees her daughter in this beautiful, white gown & is lost for words but Ridge shows up that the word to describe her is breathtaking.
A secret is out….
Hope tells her dad that she’s thrilled that he came to the wedding. Deacon tells his daughter that he’s not a stand-up guy & that he’s a selfish jerk but Hope says she can handle “selfish jerks” Hope tells her dad that since he’s here he can walk her down the aisle but Deacon says he can’t. Deacon tells Hope that he was in jail in Genoa City bc he ran into “some” problems (Diane Jenkins) Hope tells her dad that he can never hate him despite everything. Deacon tells her not to trust him but Hope says that he never hate her. Hope tries to find her phone but can’t (Deacon slipped it in his pocket earlier) Deacon tells his daughter that he doesn’t know the guy she’s marrying but that he’s happy for her.
A WEDDING OR NO WEDDING?
Hope runs outside & her ride to the wedding speeds away leaving her behind. Hope stops a Puglia resident & asks for a ride to the church & she hops in the back of the truck & they head off. Hope is in the back of the truck racing to her wedding thru the Italian countryside. A roadblock is put up to stop Hope’s ride of going thru but she jumps out & runs to her wedding.
A WEDDING OR NO WEDDING? Part 2
Liam shows Steffy a note that “Hope” wrote saying that they can’t get married & that she’s leaving. Liam tells Steffy that his dad was right about Hope. Liam tells Steffy that he doesn’t know what to do anymore & he hugs her. Bill calls Liam & asks where he is & Liam says he’s at the resort with Steffy & Bill says good & Liam tells his dad that he was right all along about Hope. Liam suggests to Steffy that they should leave together. Steffy wonders what happened & Liam says Hope stood him up & that his dad was right about her. Liam asks Steffy to come with him & she asks if she’s sure & he says he is bc he can’t take the lies or the pill popping again. Liam takes Steffy’s hand & proceeds to kiss her on the lips!