October 1978 Daily Recaps

Episode 841
Re-aired September 11, 2001

Tom brings Faith home from the hospital and tells her his entire life is wrapped in his marriage to her.  Downstairs, Roger brings Delia home after shopping for a trousseau.  The two plan a wedding in New Orleans.  Across town, a furious Jill tells Seneca about her visit from Frank demanding father's rights.  When Seneca tells her the best thing to do is to build the kind of home that Edmund needs, the two agree to get married immediately.  Meanwhile, Delia becomes frustrated when Roger tells her he wants to make sure Faith is safe and sound before they leave town.  Upstairs, Tom settles Faith into bed and questions her again about the accident.  Seneca visits Frank and demands him to stay away from Jill and Edmund, especially since getting votes seems to be his main concern.  When Frank raises the issue of a father's rights, Seneca tells him that since he does not plan to be a full-time father, it would not be a good idea to confuse Edmund.  Tom becomes angry when Faith continues to evade his questions about the accident.  When Roger arrives, Tom heads for the parlor and is upset further when he overhears Faith and Roger discuss the accident and the obvious lies they are tell him.  Later, Tom sees Terry and learns that she is very angry at Faith.

Episode 842
Re-aired September 11, 2001

In a bad mood due to Frank's visit with Jill, Rae yells at Bob and becomes apologetic when he tells her that if she doesn't calm down, he will leave the campaign and go back on police duty.  While Bob is explaining to Rae his that Frank would have no reason at this point to blow the campaign by getting back with Jill, Frank enters and is immediately questioned about his whereabouts.  At the press office, Mary and Jack disagree about her treatment of Siobhan when he asks about her firing.  When Jack offers up another position that Siobhan could fill, Mary is convinced that Siobhan would find a way to wreck the campaign; she is frustrated that Jack does not understand her point of view.  At Rae's apartment, Frank tells Bob about his visit with Jill and her decision to marry Seneca; he is convinced that he has to do something to get his son back.  Bob tells him that now is not the time to do anything irrational and further warns him that Rae is more involved with him than she is willing to admit.  Meanwhile, Roger tells Delia about his visit with Faith and tells her they are to leave on their trip as planned.  When Frank questions Rae about her feelings for him, she lies and evades his suspicions and manages to entangle him in one more strand of her web.

Episode 843
Re-aired September 12, 2001

Maeve and Johnny have a discussion about Jill's upcoming marriage to Seneca and what this will mean to their relationship with Edmund.  Later, Siobhan enters.  After apologizing again for her slip up with the reporter, she asks her parents for help on a way to get back into the campaign and learns that Maeve is less than pleased with the idea.  Meanwhile, after making arrangements to sleep in another room so as not damage Faith's stitches, Tom becomes upset when Faith asks him about his feelings for Pat.  In Pat's hospital quarters, Nancy visits looking for help in determining who is the landlord of Ethel Green's building.  When Pat begins to give her a barrage of details on how to find the records, he is pleased when Nancy asks him to help her.  At Ryan's, Siobhan is very upset when Maeve vetoes any further participation on her behalf in the campaign.  When Siobhan tells her if it had been Mary who had made the mistake, she would have given her a second chance.  Maeve is stricken because she realizes that is true.  At the hospital, Pat explains to Nancy his isolation of the past several years with Delia and Faith and how helping her with the Ethel Green case is a sign of his reemergence into the family.  Meanwhile, when Faith asks Tom if he is more at ease with the whole Pat situation, Tom tells her he is and beckons her to go to sleep.  Later, Terry tells Tom that Faith is wicked for lying to him about Pat and that she deserves to be punished.

Episode 844
Re-aired September 12, 2001

Delia arrives at the beauty salon to be pampered and feels important when she commands the attention of several beauticians.  Meanwhile, Roger arrives at Jill's office and after learning that she has agreed to marry Seneca, invites her to lunch in honor of their upcoming weddings.  At Frank's office, Polly arrives for a visit and is in awe at the way the operation is run.  Later, when Little John is needed for an appearance, Rae volunteers to keep him afterwards and wins the approval of both Frank and Bob, but leaves Polly stunned.  At the salon, Delia continues to be pampered and loves every minute of it.  At Lem's, Roger questions Jill about her feelings for Frank and learns that while she does not love Seneca as she loves Frank, the marriage will be the best thing for her and Edmund.  Later, Roger explains to Jill his relationship with Delia and tells her that while the therapy has helped her to grow up, he knows that it will be a while before she is free of her need for the Ryan's.  Feeling the effects of the martinis, Roger leaves Jill in Lem's to go out and smooth things over between Delia and the Ryan's.  At the salon, a beautified Delia looks over the finished work.  Meanwhile, Polly questions Rae about Bob and asks to be introduced to him at the next opportunity.  Later, Rae tells Polly that Little John is the way to Frank's heart and that she plans to pursue this approach the best she can.

Episode 845
Re-aired September 13, 2001

Maeve apologizes to Siobhan for what she said to her the night before and tells her she hopes she does not continue to feel that she is being rejected from the family.  Later, Siobhan realizes that Maeve's opinion of her is still very low, when Maeve tells her it will be unfair for her to ask Frank to give her another position in the campaign because another mistake on her part could ruin his chances.  In the bar, a drunk Roger visits the Ryan clan in hopes of making a plea of acceptance for both Delia and himself.  As they are wishing him well, the newly beautified Delia enters and leaves them all stunned.  After reviling in the attention she is getting from her makeover and ring, Delia realizes that Roger is smashed and hurriedly gets him out.  Johnny gives Roger a few cigars in honor of his upcoming nuptials, while Maeve feels sorry for him fearing that he has brought disaster upon his life.  Meanwhile, Tom has a hard time controlling his anger when Faith asks him if the Ryans can visit her tomorrow.  When Faith tells him that Maeve is the closest thing that she has had to a mother, Terry appears and tells Tom that she only wants to see Faith so she can be closer to Pat.  When Roger and Delia arrive, Roger tells Faith that he and Delia are leaving that evening for their honeymoon and is delighted when Faith wishes him the best.  When Faith inquires about the cigar that Roger has, he tells her that it was a gift from Johnny and lights it placing it in the ashtray by her bed.  As the two prepare to leave, Delia further aggravates Tom when she blurts out that Pat never truly loved her.  When the two leave, Tom convinces Faith that he is not angry over Delia's remark and leaves her to go to sleep.  Outside the room, Terry tells Tom that Faith deserves to be punished and  that she will take care of it.  Meanwhile, Faith sleeps unaware that the bed is on fire.

Episode 846
Re-aired September 13, 2001

Faith sleeps soundly unaware that her bedclothes are on fire.  In the parlor, Terry and Tom share feelings of contentment; Tom is grateful that she is there for him.  When Tom begins to question if he should go upstairs and check on Faith, Terry convinces him to sit by the window and get some fresh air.  Later, Jill enters after knocking on the door and finds Tom in the parlor.  When she asks if this would be a good time to visit Faith, Tom tells her she is sleeping.  Meanwhile, Patty finds Rae in a bind and laughs when Rae admits to not being very maternal.  When Patty inquires of how she will handle things if Rae marries Frank, Rae tells her that she plans to hire a very capable nanny to keep Little John out of their hair.  When Frank and Bob arrive, Rae shows Frank the myriad of trucks that she bought Little John and tells Frank that that the two of them had a wonderful time.  Later, when Bob offers to take Little John home, Polly solicits an invitation for herself and is pleased when Bob agrees.  When they leave, Rae admits to Frank that she agreed to watch Little John so she could prove to him she can relate to children as well as Jill.  Meanwhile, as the fire in Faith's bed grows, Jill decides not to disturb Faith and leaves word with Tom that she came by to visit.  Across town, Rae pretends to be in love with Little John and is pleased when she wins more of Frank's approval.  Meanwhile, Faith is saved at the last moment when Jill smells smoke and she and Tom race for the room in a panic.

Episode 847
Re-aired September 14, 2001

When Jack finds Mary still upset about Siobhan, he suggests that she work something out with Frank so in some way Siobhan can still be a part of things with the campaign.  Meanwhile, as Tom carries Faith into the living room, Jill tells them of the cigar she found in Faith's bed.  Faith thinks she must have knocked it over in her sleep.  Later, when Tom leaves to remake the bed for Faith, she experiences a moment of distress when Jill tells her she is going to marry Seneca.  Siobhan visits Frank in his office to apologize for her mistakes and asks him for a job.  Wanting to make things right, Frank offers her a job assisting Georgia in his office; she ecstatically, accepts.  Overhearing their celebration, Mary enters ready to speak on Siobhan's behalf and becomes upset when she finds that Frank has given her a job in a place where she can make more trouble.   When Frank jumps to Siobhan's defense and tells Mary that things will work out, Mary tells him that he is asking for it.  Frank comforts Siobhan and tells her that regardless of the odds against her, he is going to give her a second chance.  Faith tells Jill that although she does not believe Seneca to be the man for her, she wishes them the best.  When Jill explains the details of the wedding and honeymoon and that Miriam and Edmund are going, Faith tells her that she is happy as long as Jill is happy.  Later, as Tom takes Faith to bed, Terry appears and smiles at Tom.  Confused, Tom smiles back.

Episode 848
Re-aired September 14, 2001

Jill arrives at Ryan's and gives Johnny news about her upcoming marriage with Seneca.  She assures him she will not let the marriage come between his and Maeve's relationship with Edmund.  In Las Vegas, Delia and Roger arrive at their hotel room and prepare to be married immediately.  At Ryan's, Frank tells Johnny about rehiring Siobhan.  He admits that he hates being in the middle of two sister's rivalry.  Johnny tells him that he has done the right thing.  Johnny tells Frank that Jill is set to marry Seneca this afternoon.  Frank is anguished when Johnny asks him if going for the Senate is worth losing his son and the woman that he loves.  Later, Frank arrives at Jack's with a bottle of liquor and announces that he has just given himself the rest of the afternoon off.  Half drunk, Frank pours out his anger and hurt at the loss of Edmund, with Jack knowing full well that it is really Jill he is hurt over.  After watching Frank pour drink after drink, Jack asks him if he wants to give up everything that he has worked for in order to get Jill and Edmund back.  Frank never thought he would have to choose.  Roger and Delia arrive at the courthouse without rings and purchase wedding rings for $3.98, which Delia vows to keep forever.  After they are married, Delia tells Roger that her other marriages were only a part of growing up and that this one is real.  Obsessively drunk and overwhelmed by feelings, Frank heads for City Hall in order to stop a wedding.

Episode 849
Re-aired September 17, 2001

At City Hall, Seneca goes to see what is keeping the judge, who is five minutes behind schedule.  As Miriam and Jill wish that Faith and Roger were there to see the marriage, Miriam freezes when she looks down the corridor and finds Frank standing against the wall watching them.  In the casino, as Roger and Delia play the blackjack table, Roger struggles to fight his past gambling impulses and refuses to leave the table when he gets in a rut.  Drunk, Frank approaches Jill and Miriam a bit unsteadily.  Jill warns Frank to leave before Seneca arrives.  Frank assures Jill that he is not spoiling for a fight, but tells her that marrying Seneca is the dumbest thing that she could ever do just because she is mad at him.  When Jill says she loves Seneca, Frank tells her that she is lying.  The two become more and more with one another.  When Seneca appears, he tells Frank that he was the last person he expected to see at his wedding.  Meanwhile, Delia is worried when Roger becomes obsessed at the blackjack table.  She gets him out before he loses the thousands of dollars that he won earlier.  Later, Delia is pleased when Roger agrees to tell her about his past gambling problems.  At City Hall, Seneca tells Frank that the last person he wants at his wedding is a drunk Senatorial candidate.  As the two continue to argue, Jill sees a reporter from the wire service watching them.  She tells Frank that the last thing that he needs is a story appearing in Rae's rival newspaper about him showing up at former legal aide's wedding.  When Dan approaches, he addresses each person individually before asking what the group was arguing about.

Episode 850
Re-aired September 17, 2001

At City Hall, Jill and Miriam come to Frank's defense and tell Dan that they are celebrating the marriage and though drunk, they are trying to get Frank to go home and get some sleep.  Later, when Dan questions Edmund's parentage, Frank is angered when Seneca claims him as his own.  Before he can counter, Jill and Miriam grab Frank's arm and lead him out of the building.  In an effort to stall him, Seneca asks Dan to be a witness in their wedding and Dan politely accepts.  Meanwhile, Pat calls Faith to check on her and is told it would be best to not call her in the future.  When Tom overhears, he misinterprets the innocence of the call and becomes upset when Faith lies and tells him the call was from Mary.  Later, when Faith tells Tom that she cannot summon a lot of sympathy for Frank, Tom counters that there was a time when he believed she could have forgiven the Ryan men for anything.  Later, Terry appears and tells Tom that Faith deserves to be punished.  At City Hall, Jill and Seneca are married.  Meanwhile, Frank has a brother-to-brother chat with Pat.  Pat tells him he is sorry things have turned out the way they have.  In her bedroom, Faith is awakened by explosive thunderstorms and gets out of bed when she hears Tom calling out for her.  When she leaves the room to find him, Faith grabs the banister and is pushed off of the landing.

Episode 851
Re-aired September 18, 2001

Faith manages to grab hold of the railing when the banister gives way.  She hangs on for dear life while yelling for Tom.  When Tom hears her, he runs to the banister and pulls her up. He is grieved to learn that her stitches opened during the fall.  At Ryan's, Mary calls to leave word for Jack that she will be arriving home late, but she is sending a car and dinner for him.  When Jack gets the message, he and Johnny get into a minor disagreement over Mary's commitment to the campaign, which is broken up by Siobhan.  When the driver arrives, Siobhan manages to convince him to let her ride uptown.  Meanwhile, Tom is confused when Faith tells him that she was out of bed because she heard him calling for her, considering he was almost asleep.  When the painkiller starts to kick in, Faith begins to fall asleep and begs Tom to stay with her for a while.  At Ryan's, Nancy tells Pat of her success in finding out who owns Ethel Green's building and that she has been able to file a complaint.  She is delighted when Pat agrees to go with her to confront him.  Later, when Pat tells Nancy about Jill's marriage to Seneca, Nancy tells him that this may be the beginning where the Ryan's and the Coleridge's can finally function independently of one another.  After their limo ride home, Siobhan invites herself upstairs with Jack and Ryan for dinner.  Meanwhile, while Faith sleeps, Tom yells at Terry to go away when she tries to get him away from Faith.

Episode 852
Re-aired September 18, 2001

When Jack becomes stressed about Mary coming home late, Siobhan convinces him to practice some yoga exercises with her.  Meanwhile, a hung-over Frank arrives at Rae's apartment in no mood for an argument and finds her in a fury.  Frank tells Rae that he was out getting drunk with Jack and that he will make it up to his voters.  When Rae presses the issue, Frank tells her the truth about Jill and Seneca.  On their honeymoon dinner, Jill convinces Seneca that she is happy and is sure they have done the right thing.  Meanwhile, Delia urges Roger to tell her about his past gambling problems and is grateful when Roger gives her his thousands of dollars in winnings from earlier today.  After securing the winnings in a dresser drawer, Delia thinks of a way to make the trip more enjoyable for Roger, since he should not gamble.  She is pleased when Roger begins to make love to her and tells her he knows of no more enjoyable way for him to spend his honeymoon.  After calming Jack down, Siobhan and Jack get to know one another a little better.  Meanwhile, to Rae's dismay, Frank regrets his loss of Jill and fears that without her his life is going to fall apart.  On their honeymoon, Jill and Seneca enjoy each other and feel that their marriage was the best decision that they could have made.

Episode 853
Re-aired September 19, 2001

Delia awakens alone, thinking Roger is in the bathroom.  She calls her broker and finds out that her tea contracts are worth $25,000.  When she gets out of bed to find Roger, she finds that he has left the room and that their previous winnings are gone.  Maeve visits Faith and becomes anxious when she learns from Tom about the two accidents that Faith has had so close to one another.  Later, Maeve offers Tom a bit of mothering when he admits to her the jealousy he still feels for Pat.  At the casino, Roger writes a $500 check in order to continue gambling.  When Delia arrives, she finds Roger at the blackjack table having lost all of their winnings from the night before.  When Roger refuses to leave with her, Delia creates a major scene in order to get Roger out of the casino before he loses more money.  Meanwhile, As Maeve visits Faith, Tom eavesdrops outside the door and has problems controlling his anger when he hears Faith ask about Pat.  Later, Faith tells Tom that she feels nothing will ever happen to her as long as he is around.  In their hotel, Delia and Roger have an argument when Delia refuses to let him gamble further.  When Roger tells her the details of his past gambling problem, Delia suggests that they cut their honeymoon short and go home early.

Episode 854
Re-aired September 19, 2001

Weighed down with presents, Delia arrives home from Las Vegas in a full leather cowgirl outfit with matching hat.  In Frank's office, Pat, Nancy, and Ethel arrive and give Frank and Rae a report of the triumph they experienced with Ethel's landlord.  While watching the two, Frank is pleased when he sees what he thinks to be an attraction between Pat and Nancy.  At Ryan's, Delia flaunts her new founded wealth and hands out the gifts that she's purchased for everyone, cowboy hats.  Later, Delia admits to Bob that she and Roger cut their honeymoon short and expresses her concern that Roger's past gambling problem is might not be in the past.  Meanwhile, Ethel tells Frank that while he does have her vote, she would love to see him doing more campaigning with the school district.  Later, Rae offers Polly a job, but Polly refuses to be on her payroll.  However, she does promise to volunteer in whatever capacity they may need her.  In a celebratory mood, Pat invites Nancy to dinner and is delighted when she agrees to dinner at Ryan's.  At Ryan's, Johnny and Bob fill Delia in on what they know about Roger's gambling problem.

Episode 855
Re-aired September 20, 2001

After thanking Bob and Johnny for their information, Delia leaves with an announcement that Roger is taking her to buy a fur coat.  When Pat and Nancy enter, Delia tells Pat all of her accomplishments, including the fact that she is worth $40,000, but begins to feel left out when the group changes the conversation.  Pat and Nancy give the group a recap of their triumph in the Ethel Green case.  When Nancy asks to see a version of Irish step dance, Pat tries to protect Nancy feelings about not being able dance again by pretending to have two left feet.  Later, Johnny has a talk with Nancy and realizes that Nancy likes Pat more than she is willing to admit.  Delia arrives at the furrier later than promised and sets out to buy the perfect fur coat.  Later, after Roger recaps the details about Faith's accidents, Delia surprises Roger by wishing Faith and Tom all the happiness that she and Roger seem to have.  At Ryan's, Johnny advises Pat to steer clear of Nancy Feldman so as to not cause trouble between her father and Frank.  Pat admits to Johnny that while he thought he was free and clear of his feelings for Faith, he still loves her and has no intentions of starting things over again with Nancy.  At the bar, Nancy is troubled when she asks Bob to fill her in on the Ryan children's history and he tells her that Pat has had girl after girl.

Episode 856
Re-aired September 20, 2001

Jack arrives at the press office and is impressed when Siobhan refuses to chat with him in order to maintain her professionalism.  Inside Frank's office, Jack tells Frank that he has arrived so that he can get the scoop on his upcoming speech.  Later, Siobhan enters with a mysterious letter.  Frank opens the envelope and finds that the letter is an unwelcome endorsement from a person that is heavily involved in organized crime.  When the entire group votes to file the letter away, Siobhan is told to leave the letter for Georgia to file and is cautioned not to say a word to anyone.  Later, Jack fails when he tries to give Siobhan a word of caution as he overhears her accepting a date from reporter, Wes Leonard.  Meanwhile, Rae wins points with Frank when she suggests that he take Little John with him on an open car tour of the city.  Later, when Frank tells Rae of his pain over losing Edmund, Rae sympathizes and tells him she hopes that she will get to spend more time with him and Edmund.  On their honeymoon, as Seneca and Jill spend the morning with Edmund, Seneca tells Jill that he now has everything he truly wanted in life.  Meanwhile, Frank tells Rae that he gave up things he valued without even realizing what he was doing so.  At the Children's zoo, Seneca and Jill bond with Edmund as the three make an effort to be a real family.  At Frank's office, Wes enters without Siobhan knowing, and copies information from Frank's unwelcome endorsement letter.  Later, Wes leaves Frank's office and reenters without Siobhan knowing that he was there.

Episode 857
Re-aired September 21, 2001

Johnny arrives for a visit with Faith and accidentally upsets her when he makes an innocent reference about Pat.  Later, Jack invites Tom and Faith to dinner at Fenelli's.  At Ryan's, Delia flaunts her new fur coat for Kevin and Johnny and tell them her commodities are worth more and more every day.  When Johnny inquires about the market and Delia's success in tea, she gives him the same advice he originally gave her and tells him that the business is too risky for him to become involved.  Later, Rae enters and ruffles Delia feathers when she persuades Johnny to allow Little John to go out campaigning in the open car with her and Frank.  When Delia counters, Rae makes it a point to let Delia know she has been spending a lot of time with Little John and that Johnny is Little John's guardian, so there isn't much that Delia can say.  When Rae and Little John leave, Delia demands to know from Johnny how much time Rae has been spending with her son.  At dinner, Mary calls to tell Jack that she will be late, but will get there soon.  When Jack and Faith get into a discussion of the Ryan family values, Jack inflames Tom further about Pat, when Jack labels him as not willing to give up on something until he gets it.  When Tom goes on the balcony, Jack apologizes to Faith who tells him that Tom will be okay in a few minutes.  Terry appears to Tom on the balcony and convinces him that Faith and Pat are lovers.  Later, Faith arrives on the balcony to check on Tom.  While looking at the stars, Faith is unaware that Tom is approaching her from behind with Terry pressing him on to push her.

Episode 858
Re-aired September 21, 2001

Unaware that she is in danger, Faith continues to talk to Tom and becomes uneasy when Tom presses her forward on the railing.  As Terry presses him to push her off, Mary arrives and interrupts the moment.  At Frank's office, Siobhan finds the letter of endorsement sitting on Georgia's desk and implores of her to file it away ASAP.  Later, Siobhan tells Nancy about her date with Wes and how she had a good time.  When Siobhan inquires Nancy's feelings for Pat, Nancy tells her that a relationship between them would be impossible because of their backgrounds, although it becomes clear that she wishes for more.  With the tension heavy between Jack and Mary, the two agree to postpone their ensuing argument until their guests have left.  Later, Mary convinces Tom to take Faith away for a few days while she recuperates.  After they leave, Mary pleads with Jack to be patient a little longer and promises him that all will be well after the election.  Jack tells her that he will be all right for a few more weeks, as long as he knows that this will over soon.  Tom and Faith plan a trip alone together in the woods, which Teresa approves.

Episode 859
Re-aired September 24, 2001

Delia tells Roger that Rae is using Little John to get to Frank and that she wants Little John to come and live with them.  When Roger suggests that she try it out for an afternoon before she make any life altering decisions, Delia gets dressed so she can go to Ryan's and arrange things.  At Ryan's, Rae tells Johnny that she would like to talk to him about Little John.  Over breakfast, Siobhan questions Pat about Nancy and tells him that, in her opinion, Nancy is seriously interested in him.  When Pat discounts this, Siobhan convinces him to give things another try before he gives up completely.  Rae tells Johnny that she is planning a trip to Florida later that morning as a way for Frank to relax, and she wants to invite Little John.  Ecstatic, Johnny gives his permission and tells Rae that Frank is depressed because of Jill and Seneca's marriage, but that a vacation with his son may just be the thing he needs.  Later, Delia arrives to make arrangements to spend the day with Little John and is stopped in her tracks when she sees Little John leaving with Rae.  Delia explodes in rage when, after asking to spend the day with her son, she learns that Little John is on his way to Florida.  In a tantrum, Delia tells Johnny it is unfair to compete with Rae.  She is upset further when Rae and Little John make a hasty getaway, and Pat tells her that she is not the guardian of Little John and has no say in the matter.  At Rae's apartment, Frank thanks Rae for the opportunity to be able to get out of town to relax and escape his troubles.  Enjoying their honeymoon, Jill and Seneca spend some quality time together enjoying New York.

Episode 860
Re-aired September 24, 2001

On Rae's private plane, Little John visits the cockpit as their journey to Florida begins.  At Frank's office, Delia enters and demands Bob to let her know if it is possible to have Rae Woodard arrested for kidnapping.  Later, when Delia tells Bob that she is going to get a lawyer and fight for custody of Little John, Bob makes her promise to wait until after the election.  In the plane, Rae tells Frank that she enjoys being rich and that this is the lifestyle he deserves.  Later, Rae reads the newspaper and demands the pilot to turn the plane around and take them back to New York.  When Frank questions her motives, Rae thrusts the paper at him and tells him that there is something he needs to take a look at.  Jack questions Siobhan about her date with Wes and is amused when he learns from her that Wes left early to go home and write a column.  When he fears that she is becoming too involved with Wes, Jack tells Siobhan that this could be the biggest mistake of her life.  Later, Siobhan leaves on an errand, moments before Frank and Rae return.  When Rae delivers the news that Wes Leonard got a hold of the endorsement letter, Rae is fearful that there is a leak in the campaign.  Later, the group is upset when they find out that Siobhan had dinner with Wes and assume that she is the leak.  Rae tells the group that she warned Siobhan and now it is time for her to pay.  Later, Siobhan enters and asks what all the commotion is about.

Episode 861
Re-aired September 25, 2001

Siobhan learns of Wes Leonard's article and offers the group information of how it could have happened.  When Rae accuses her of ruining months of hard work because she cannot help to keep her big mouth shut, Siobhan realizes she is the number one suspect.  Maeve returns home from campaigning and finds Delia waiting for her.  Delia accuses Rae of using Little John to get to Pat and receives a bit of encouragement when Maeve admits to not caring for Rae that much.  Later, Maeve is shaken when Delia tells her of plans to have Little John live with her and Roger.  A horrified Siobhan denies being the leak to Wes Leonard.  Later, when Rae lights into her about ruining things for Frank, Siobhan quits, not wanting to bring further disaster upon Frank.  Maeve tells Johnny about Delia's renewed interest in Little John and admits to him what losing Little John is going to mean to her, especially since she has lost Edmund.  Jack finds Siobhan and comforts her in the face of the fact that she is unable to find a real place for herself within the family.  He tells her he knows her to be someone that owns up to her mistakes and that if she says she did not do it then she didn't.  However, Jack does tell Siobhan that while he believes that she did not offer the information voluntarily, he wonders if she did so without knowing; Siobhan denies this vehemently.

Episode 862
Re-aired September 25, 2001

Mary arrives at Ryan's and shocks Maeve and Johnny when she shows Wes Leonard's article, but refuses to tell them who the leak is until she has more information.  When Siobhan and Jack enter, Mary asks Siobhan about the article and accuses her of lying when Siobhan tells them that she did not tell Wes.  Jill and Seneca arrive home from their honeymoon and take a gift to Faith from their childhood.  When Faith tells them that she and Tom are thinking of taking a trip, Jill and Seneca suggest a place in the country where Faith may be able to recuperate.  At Ryan's, Maeve and Mary rip into Siobhan and accuse her of not being able to control her tongue.  When Jack comes to Siobhan's defense, Johnny tells him to stay out of family business.  Later, Mary tells Siobhan that quitting the campaign may have seemed to be the best solution, but if Frank loses the election, it will be all her fault.  Meanwhile, while Tom prepares tea, Faith tells Jill and Seneca of the staircase incident and that she could have been killed if Tom had not reached her in time.  In the kitchen, Terry tells Tom while he is devoting himself to Faith and her vacation, she will be thinking of Pat.  When Tom denies that, Terry names all of the dangers that exist at the waterfalls and tells Tom this will make the trip worthwhile.  At Ryan's, Siobhan tries desperately to convince her mother that she did not leak information to Wes, but to no avail.  Later, Jack places a call to Larry Paige on Siobhan's behalf that only confirms that the information Wes obtained came from Frank's office.

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