Bad Twin

Synopsis: Jen Burgess is estranged from her sinister sister Cassie, but when Cassie reappears and attacks Jen she is sent into psychiatric treatment while her disturbed twin daughters (15) are sent to live with Jen. But Cassie discovers Jen's wealth and secretly directs the twins into getting Jen to adopt them, before murdering her.
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[mist whooshes] [loon calls] [mysterious music] - Or crying, or worse,

and you know, I mean, that's when I knew

I had to end things with her. You know?

So cut to five months later. I moved out, right? Same woman I broke up with shows up

at my door wearing heels and not much else, Dr. Jen. - And was this visit expected? - Hell, no. I mean, my new girlfriend, also an ex now,

opened the door. Yeah. She opened the door

to my admittedly hot, nearly nude ex-girlfriend. The thing is, Dr. Jen, I can't seem the find

the whole package. - I mean, being clear

on what you want is gonna help to figure out what is gonna fit into your life and what isn't. Look, let's try this. Why don't you tell me, what are the traits

of your perfect person? You know, what is she like? What does she look like? - Well, she's got to be smart,

educated, have a successful career

of her own. You know, actually, Dr. Jen,

now that I think of it, you are what I'm looking for. You're together. You're a relationship expert. You are the whole package. Hey, how about dinner sometime? - Kyle, I am--I'm so flattered,

and thank you so much. But I'm taken. I do wish you so much luck

in this quest, and remember, you create

the love that you deserve. Up next, we have

Lilith on line six. Hello, Lilith. - I'm here. - My screener said you had

a question about siblings. - That's right.

But why would I ask you? You think you're such an expert? A little birdie told me

your family's a total mess. Isn't that right? - You know, the family dynamic

is complex, mine included. It's how you handle these

situations that really matter. - Why don't you

talk about deadbeat dads or moms with endless streams

of boyfriends? Or how about commitment-phobic

career women? Huh? Huh?

[chuckles] - You sound

really angry, Lilith. - You think you're some expert. Well, you're no expert.

You're just a fake. You're a fake! Fake-- [switch clicks,

audio cuts off abruptly] - This is the Dr. Jen show, and we'll be back

right after this. - [grunts] - It's for my mom, Georgina.

- Aww. - So is it true you're

working on another book? - Yes.

It comes out this Christmas. - Is there anything you could

tell us about it? - I can't say too much quite

yet, but if you keep listening, I promise there'll be

some sneak-peeks. - Oh, we will.

- Thank you. Nice to meet you guys. - Nice to meet you.

- Nice to meet you. Thank you. - Thanks, Dr. Jen.

- Hey, look. - It's so good. - You're a liar.

- Oh, my-- - You're a fake.

- Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, whoa, whoa whoa--what

do you think you're doing? - I hate--let me go.

Let me go. - What do you think

you're doing? - You're a fake.

You're a fake. You're a fake!

I hate you! Let me go. - Hey, chill, chill, chill,

chill, chill. - I hate you.

I hate you. [indistinct police radio

chatter] - All right, we're taking her in

to process and arrest. - No, no, no. But why does

she have to be arrested? - It was an assault. Witnesses--

- Right. But I'm not pressing

criminal charges. - Jen, why not? She's dangerous.

She might hurt somebody else. - She assaulted you.

- She needs mental care, not to be caged up

like an animal. - You got no say over me,

b*tch. - She seems like

a total nut job, Jen. - [sighs] She's my sister, Gail. - Wait.

That's Cassie? - She needs psychiatric care. - It's your call, doctor.

- You can't do this to me. What about my girls? What's gonna happen to my girls? - I'll make arrangements with

social services, get my nieces. They can stay with me. I'm next of kin. Thank you so much

for everything. - Absolutely.

- Thank you. [mysterious music] - Ah, hello.

Dr. Burgess, I'm Robin Aldriss

from social services. I've been assigned

to the Murphy girls' case. - Great. - Listen.

I need to warn you. It's pretty bad in there. Quite the decorating job, considering they've only

been here four months. It's no wonder

you can never find them. They haven't been

in any place long enough. - [sighs] Hi. Quinn, Olivia... it's been so long. You're both so grown up,

I can't even tell you apart. - You can't tell us apart. - [sighs]

I'm Olivia, and Quinn's right. Even Mom can't tell us apart. - Girls, I need you

to pack your things. It's best we get

to your aunt's house soon. - How long do we have

to be with her? - You know, your mother is

with the best doctors. She's getting the best care

that there is. You just have to stay with me

until she's better. In the meantime, we get to spend

some time together and get to know

each other again. I missed you both so much. - Ome-cay on-way. - Well, the nice news is that

you guys have summer break. You know, we get

a nice long visit. Plus, I have a pool.

Do you guys like to swim? - Why can't we just

stay at our house? I mean, we're old enough

to take care of ourselves. - I'm sorry.

So you're Quinn, right? Okay. look. I know that this is all new, and this is sort of

a difficult time, but I think it's gonna

be really important to just stay busy at the house. You know, I have a pool.

You guys can swim. I even bought you guys

some new bikes. - Oh, bikes. That's great.

That'll fix everything. - Wow, you live around here? - I think you guys might learn

to really like it around here. Come on in. - This place looks like

some movie. - You must

be loaded. Mom said you were rich,

but not this rich. - Well, uh, I guess all the hard work

has paid off. Come on.

Let's go see your rooms. They're upstairs. Do you need help with your bag? - Mm-mm. - They're just down the hall. So the room's

just right here. So? I put up a couple things,

but I had no idea what a teenage girl

would put on her wall. So you guys feel free

to put up whatever you'd like. - There's only one bed? - That's because you guys

get your own rooms. - But we've always

shared a room. - I'm sorry. You're gonna have to help me

with this for a while. You're-- - All Quinn wants to know is why you keep trying

to split up our family. - You know, Olivia, why don't

we go, check out your room? Give it a try. You might find that you

like your own space. Okay? You know, if you guys promise

to share it, you can keep it. - We had one. Mom pawned our microwave

to get it. It broke. - Well, this one's yours. - We're kind of starved. How about some of those chips? - Of course. I just--I keep them up there

because they are so addicting. So I like to keep them

out of reach. - We noticed. - So what are you

discovering on there? Anything cool? [metallic click] - [gasps] - Well, that was exciting. - Looks like this

little guy fell off. - Hmm. That's weird.

It's new. [plaintive music] That is from when

your mom and I went to horse camp

when we were younger. That was the first time

that we were away from our mom. It was the first time we really

felt like we had broken through. - Broken through what? - You know, our mom was really hard

on your mom when we were growing up, and she had a lot of resentment towards me because of it. [upbeat music] [indistinct chatter] - Quinn, Olivia? What are you guys doing in here? - We couldn't sleep. - You've been in here all night? - Yeah.

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