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BEAUTIFUL ILLUSIONS  镜中人

 

SYNOPSES

   
 

EPISODE 1

 

Jiansheng has just been released from prison. He is on his way to pay respects to his dead father when he bumps into Wang Yixin. She drops an envelope full of comic books.

Lu Xiaofen mistakes Jiansheng for a thief.

Yixin's mother, Qing-sao, chides her for being muddleheaded. She becomes concerned when Bai Cai announces Xiaofen has offended an ex-convict. Jiansheng sees Xiaofen again, and her pen reminds him of a childhood pal.

Jiansheng is disturbed by a notice in the newspaper inserted missing person by his mother, Esther. She had wanted to leave home with her two sons, but her husband objected and she finally left only with Jianwei, leaving Jiansheng to fend for himself.

Jianwei is attracted to Joeann.

Jiansheng is embarrassed when Yixin sees him being insulted by the chef. She does not seem to mind that he is an ex-convict.

Uncle Qing hires Jiansheng. Xiaofen is stunned to see him in her father's restaurant.   (Source: 8 Days)


刚出狱的健生惊醒,差点被开车而来的毅芯撞倒,她坚持送健生去看医生,还帮他付了医药费,健生发现毅芯留下一个装着漫画的信封。

小芬的钱包被偷,健生好意帮她取回,却被误会是小偷,后来才知道摆了乌龙。毅芯的妈妈患有痴呆症,她不小心滑倒,毅芯责备弟弟王毅凡没有看好妈妈。

小芬被妈妈庆嫂骂糊涂,爱慕小芬的大厨白菜还说小芬得罪的是一个囚犯,吓坏庆嫂。餐厅老板庆叔责备他们不要看轻囚犯,叫小芬送鱼去给旧邻居。小芬上楼梯时撞到健生,误以为健生跟踪自己,责骂他一顿。健生发现小芬身上一支
英雄牌钢笔,回忆起当年曾经送笔给青梅竹马的玩伴。健生多留意小芬几眼,发现她开的货车招牌写着宏庆

毅芯来找健生拿回信封,两人谈起,健生只说出自己是名厨师。健生到某餐厅报到,众人议论他
囚犯的身份,健生不自在。健生发现报章登着Esther寻找儿子周健生的广告,暗将广告收起。药剂工厂开幕,主席Esther介绍儿子周健伟给记者认识。

健生从电视上看到
Esther,回忆起当年母亲本想带着他跟弟弟一起出走,却被爸爸阻止,最后母亲只带走弟弟,留下绝望的小健生。健生望着寻人启事,内心挣扎。

路上,健伟开着跑车,突然闪出一辆摩哆车,二人互相超越,健伟先到,发现摩哆骑士是美丽的
Joeann,惊为天人。健伟与朋友喝酒,发现Joe Ann也在喝酒,损友Peter怂恿他去搭讪。健伟挑战Joe Ann玩飞镖,再度胜出,Joe Ann不甘离去。

健伟发现跑车爆胎,
Joe Ann得意的奚落他后离去。健生悄悄来看Esther,百感交集。健生与大厨意见相左,被大厨羞辱,这一幕正好被毅芯看见,健生尴尬。毅芯送健生漫画,健生道谢,觉她不把自己当囚犯看,对她有好感。

白菜买了几支钢笔想讨好小芬,但小芬只钟爱
英雄牌钢笔。健生知道宏庆餐厅请人,前往应征,并向庆叔坦言自己坐过牢的背景,庆叔欣赏他的坦白,决定录取他。小芬听说请到了厨师,进来一看,见是健生,愕然。
(Source: Mediacorp Website)

   
 

EPISODE 2

 

Xiaofen is unable to make her father change his mind about hiring Jiansheng. Bai Cai and Qing-sao are both worried when Jiansheng announces he had been a cook while in prison. 

Yixin takes Jiansheng to Aili's house, and he rents a room.

Jiansheng hears Jianwei calling Esther 'Mum' and realizes that he is his brother.

Jianwei meets Joeann again and learns she is an air stewardess. When his girlfriend, Tracy, returns from the States and starts work in Esther's company, he treats her coldly.

Jiansheng's friend Daxiong offers him a job in his karaoke lounge. He turns it down.

To Bai Cai's disgust, Jiansheng gives Xiaofen a pen.

Daxiong takes a drunk Jiansheng home. Aili and Yixin are not pleased.

Yixin is sad that her mother pines for her dead father. She looks Jiansheng up at the restaurant and asks for help. Jiansheng refuses to talk about himself, but offers to introduce her to Daxiong.

Xiaofen suspects Jiansheng is a childhood friend and tests him.   (Source: 8 Days)


小芬反对录用健生无效。健生证实了小芬的身份,有微妙感觉、白菜见到健生,同样惊讶,健生提在牢里当过厨师。庆嫂也有些担心,庆叔说让他试一试,小芬忐忑不安。毅芯送最后一册的漫画给健生,毅芯介绍健生到同事艾丽的家租房间,提从健生还漫画给她,看得出他的人不坏。健生听到健伟叫Esther妈妈,知道健伟就是自己的弟弟。

健生好意帮健伟捡球,却被他骂了一顿,留下了坏印象,健生不敢让
Esther见到自己。健伟再次遇到Joeann,从酒保口中知道她是一名空姐。Joeann发现摩哆车被锁,健伟提是以牙还牙,Joeann扬言报警,健伟只好交出钥匙。健伟的女朋友Tracy从美国飞来找他,并且要到药剂厂上班,健伟对她甚为冷淡。健伟想起Joeann,觉她有意思。Tracy想来与健伟亲热被拒,Tracy问他为什么没打电话去美国找她,健伟借口忙,Tracy半信半疑。

毅芯好不容易说服艾丽让健生住进她家里,健生感激。健生到旧货摊找旧钢笔,巧遇当年的死党大熊。大熊开了
KTV,邀请健生来帮他,健生拒绝。健生送笔向小芬道歉,小芬不领情,说两支笔的价值不一样。白菜提醒可以对换笔头,小芬看了健生一眼,没有表示什么。

大熊约健生到
KTV喝酒,健生勉强喝了两杯。大熊扶着喝醉的健生回,艾丽见大熊不象好人,反感。毅芯见健生醉成这个样子,不悦。毅芯见芯母老挂念着死去的爸爸,心里难过,回想起当年父亲被杀的情形。毅芯望着毅母,流下了眼泪。健生致电毅芯,为醉酒一事道歉。毅芯来宏庆餐厅找健生,小芬与白菜对着毅芯品头论足。毅芯提在构思新漫画题材找资料,请健生帮忙,健生避谈自己的过去,但说改天可以引见大熊,说不定帮得上忙。

小芬代庆叔发薪水,见信封上写着
周健生,起疑。小芬想套健生的话,健生故意卖关子。白菜见小芬与健生搭讪,不悦的支开健生。助手提醒健生别太靠近小芬,因为白菜是醋坛子。小芬三番五次想看健生手臂上有没有刺青都不成功,白菜忍不住警告健生不准对小芬有非份之想。健生帮小芬扛货,小芬趁机掀开他的衣袖,果见刺青,健生望着小芬,不自然的一笑。 
(Source: Mediacorp Website)

   
 

EPISODE 3

 

Xiaofen asks Jiansheng why he has not acknowledged her. Upset that he is lodging at Aili's place, she suggests Uncle Qing to let him stay in their spare room. The Lus will not hear of it.

Jiansheng is late for an appointment with Yixin at the karaoke lounge. After her interview, he takes her home. He is sorry about her mother's unstable state.

Xiaofen is disappointed when Jiansheng turns down a movie date with her because of Yixin.

Xiaofen sees Esther's notice and informs Jiansheng. She trips and falls in her haste and is happy when he stands Yixin up to take her to the hospital. He denies he is Esther's son.

Jiansheng is guilt-ridden when Yixin is nearly molested outside the lounge.

Jianwei becomes bad-tempered when Peter tells him Joeann is overseas. He quarrels with Esther when she admonishes him for discontinuing the newspaper ad to locate Jiansheng.

Jianwei snubs Tracy when he spots Joeann in the streets. Joeann plays hard to get.  (Source: 8 Days)


小芬问健生为何不与她相认,还了解健生的一些近况,知道毅芯安排他住在艾丽家,有点酸溜溜。小芬兴奋的告诉庆叔和庆嫂健生的身份,建议将家里的空房让给健生住,两老极力反对。健生与毅芯约好在
KTV等候,健生却被白菜刁难,无法赶去,毅芯等不到健生,大熊邀请毅芯进去KTV。健生赶到,向毅芯道歉。毅芯向大熊问了一些黑社会的问题。毅芯因为喝酒导致胃痛,健生送毅芯回家,发现芯母的状况,对毅芯有所同情。

健生提与小芬只是旧邻居,白菜释怀。小芬约健生看戏,健生却答应了陪毅芯去
KTV,小芬失望。毅芯画着充满暴力的漫画,回想起当年父亲被杀的情景。芯母就是因为受到刺激变得痴傻,幸好有舅父、舅母照顾。

小芬从报章发现
Esther的寻人启事,急着想通知健生,不料却摔跤昏了过去,健生忙送她进医院,不能赴毅芯的约,毅芯自己走进KTV。小芬见健生为了自己推掉毅芯的约会,心里甜滋滋,提起寻人启事,健生否认,掩饰说同名同姓的人多的是。健生回来,发现毅芯在KTV附近被人差点被人羞辱,健生内疚,主动送毅芯回家。路途中,健生问起毅芯的家庭背景,毅芯提父亲在她八岁时去世,母亲伤心过度才变成这个样子,健生对她更为同情。

Peter向健伟报告Joeann可能出国了,健伟沉思。Esther责问健伟为何停止登广告,健伟认为健生可能早就死了,两人起口角。Tracy缠着健伟去吃饭,健伟略提寻找健生的事。健伟忽发现Joeann的行踪,便撇掉了TracyJoeann看物品,健伟帮她付了钱,并递名片给她。Joeann揶揄他是有钱阔少。健伟尾随Joeann的摩哆,知道了Joeann公寓的住址。

小芬出院,庆叔和庆嫂要她回家休息,她却坚持要回餐厅。小芬找到寻人启事给健生看,健生否认
Esther要找的人就是他,小芬失望… 
(Source: Mediacorp Website)

   
 

EPISODE 4

 

Jianwei becomes Joeann’s neighbour. He spends so much time trying to court her that he neglects his work and is reprimanded by Esther.

Uncle Qing suspects Jiansheng has taken his cheque. Even though Jiansheng finds and returns it, Uncle Qing still refuses to rent a room out to him.

Jianwei and Tracy are dining at Uncle Qing’s restaurant. Xiaofen is puzzled that Jiansheng seems very interested in Jianwei.

Daxiong gets Xiaohong to keep the drunk Jiansheng company. In a daze, Jiansheng reveals his parentage.

Aili encourages Jiansheng to court Yixin.

Xiaohong contacts Esther and asks for $50000 in exchange for information about Jiansheng. Daxiong stops Xiaohong, but not before Esther notices the name of a karaoke lounge from the matchbox Xiaohong leaves behind.

Esther looks Daxiong up at the lounge; he refuses to say anything.

Jiansheng goes to Esther’s rescue when she is robbed outside the lounge.


Joeann
在公寓泳池晨泳,健伟忽来纠缠,提是Joeann邻居。Joeann的摩哆坏了,只好让健伟载她去机场,全程Joeann始终对他冷冰冰。健伟开会准备不足,被Esther训斥。健伟佯称昨晚帮朋友送行所以没有回家。

庆叔丢了一张支票,怀疑健生所为,小芬辩护,健生将捡到的支票拿来归还,小芬帮健生说好话,庆叔还是不愿租出房间。健伟与
Tracy来宏庆用餐,健生特别为他加料,反而被健伟责怪。健生不时打量健伟,又被健伟警告,小芬不解他为何这么留意健伟。健伟离去时又见到健生,提再跟着他就报警,健生痛苦不能与健伟相认。健生喝酒发泄,说出自己的身世,酒女小红听进耳里。大熊安排小红陪健生过夜,小红偷走了健生皮夹子内的全家福照片。

艾丽鼓励健生与毅芯交往,健生支吾。健生来找毅芯拿漫画,说出与她不配,毅芯没听清楚。毅芯邀请他上家里坐,却为了芯母割伤手指的事与毅凡吵了起来,满腹委屈的跑掉。
健生望着孤独无助的毅芯,有同病相怜之感触。

Esther与小红联络上,听她说出健生背上有烙印,惊喜找对人了,小红开口五万,Esther答应。Esther要健伟陪她一起去见小红,健伟推说没空,但叫她要小心。健生慌张来找大熊,说不见了照片,怀疑被小红拿走,担心她拿照片去勒索Esther

二人发现小红行踪,忙跟着她而去。小红出示照片,
Esther更是深信不疑,小红临时改变主意,要十万才肯说出健生下落,Esther开支票给她,大熊气冲冲出现拉走小红,Esther着急,健生躲在一角,见到母亲紧张的模样,心里激动,但始终没有上前去。Esther发现小红留下了KTV的火柴盒。

大熊将照片和支票还给健生,问健生为何不认回有钱妈妈?健生笑问他是不是也要出卖消息?大熊提已警告过小红封嘴,并当着健生的面将支票撕掉。
Esther找上KTV,大熊出来说小红是骗子,Esther不相信,健生见到她恳切的眼神,心里五味杂草陈。

Esther落寞的走着,忽遇劫匪,危急间,健生出现赶走劫匪,手臂却被划伤。Esther道谢,忽感觉健生面善,健生以为她认出自己的身份,暗惊
 
  (Source: Mediacorp Website)

   
 

EPISODE 5

 

Concerned about his mother’s safety, Jianwei promises to get a friend to find Jiansheng.

Bai Cai becomes envious when Xiaofen hails Jiansheng a hero.

Jianwei learns Jiansheng is an ex-convict and becomes certain he is out to cheat Esther.

Xiaofen forces her parents to let Jiansheng move into their house. Aili urges an unhappy Yixin to win him over before it is too late.

Jianwei meets Joeann at a pub and is surprised when she reveals she is living with an older man.

Jianwei is stunned to find out Tracy and Joeann are friends.

Jiansheng and Xiaofen are in charge of catering the buffet for Esther’s birthday party. They are taken aback to see Joeann, who bears a close resemblance to Yixin.

Esther comes to realise Jiansheng is her long-lost son.


健生否认与
Esther曾经见过面。健伟紧张Esther出事,Esther提起有他哥哥的消息,健伟认为又是一个骗局,建议托朋友查健生。毅芯为艾丽要健生搬走的事道歉,并关心健生的伤势,健生与她近距离接触,心如鹿跳。庆叔提有个俱乐部会员要开宴会,当日谁都不能拿假。有警察上门找健生去录口供,小芬赞他是救人英雄,白菜不是滋味。

健伟提查到健生坐过牢,认定自己的推断没有错。健伟来找大熊,不得要领,再遇健生。健伟向他提出警告,健生不愿纠缠。大熊向健生提起健伟来找他一事,让毅芯听见。健生关心芯母情况,毅芯黯然,两人有同病相怜的感觉。小芬要让健生住进家里,如果庆叔和庆嫂反对,她就搬出去,两老无奈答应。小芬上艾丽家找健生,帮他搬家,毅芯感觉不是味道。艾丽认为毅芯占优势,鼓励毅芯采取主动,不然就来不及了。

健伟在
Pub再遇Joe Ann,上前搭讪,提想跟她做个朋友,她不置可否。Joe Ann的摩哆抛锚,健伟送她一程,坦言要追求她,Joe Ann表明没有兴趣玩感情游戏,健伟表示会锲而不舍。健伟送她回家,发现屋内有一中年男人,愕然。健伟追问男人身份,Joe Ann坦然承认与男人同居。Esther劝健伟要对Tracy认真,不要玩世不恭,但健伟还是明显的冷落Tracy

Peter认为可以向Joe Ann开个价,健伟若有所思。Tracy要健伟陪她去买Esther的生日礼物,健伟推搪。健生鼓起勇气说出自己不配与毅芯谈感情,毅芯却表示不介意健生的过去,健生矛盾。小芬试探健生对毅芯的感觉,健生显得自卑,小芬确定他们还没有正式开始,心中暗喜。但健生经过考虑,终于决定与毅芯继续交往,毅芯开心。

健伟来找
Joe Ann,惊见Tracy在她家里,原来两人是网友。健伟急忙掩饰说牌友跟Joe Ann是邻居,Tracy半信半疑。健伟为了讨好她,答应陪她去买礼物。健生向毅芯提起自己的母亲办宴会,他不想去见她,毅芯感慨健生跟她一样有妈妈的问题。健生外套的扣子掉了,毅芯坚持要帮他缝回。

Esther家举行宴会,Tracy俨如半个女主人,健生与小芬负责餐点,Esther向健生微笑打招呼,健伟则没有好脸色。健生听到Esther的生日愿望是找回自己,心头一震。

Joe Ann来参加宴会,健伟碍于被Tracy在场,不便过于殷勤招呼。健生与小芬乍见Joe Ann,皆吓了一跳,后仔细一看,才发觉她虽然与毅芯很相似,还是有些不一样。Joe Ann的耳环不见,健伟一口咬定是健生所偷,当众说出健生曾坐过牢。健生难堪,为了证明清白,只好脱衣检验,Esther惊见他背上的烙印。健生受到羞辱,对Esther与健伟更无好感的走掉,小芬追健生出,Esther听到她喊着阿生,不禁心上疑惑,一脸狐疑。
 
  (Source: Mediacorp Website)

   
  EPISODE 6
  Esther tells Jianwei the caterer is likely to be the missing Jiansheng.

The Lus are exasperated when Xiaofen takes care of the drunk Jiansheng without complaint.

Yixin hurts herself while sewing a button for Jiansheng and is reminded of her father’s murder.

Esther finds out more about Jiansheng from Xiaofen, who senses something amiss when Esther breaks down. Yixin approaches Jiansheng but leaves when Xiaofen turns up to tell him about Esther.

Esther verifies Jiansheng’s identity. Jianwei concludes he has not acknowledged them because he feels inferior.

Jianwei cheers up when he learns from Tracy the man Joeann is living with is her father. He expresses his love for her. However, when Tracy finds the earrings he has bought for Joeann, he lies that they are for her.

Jiansheng refuses to acknowledge Esther. He will not forgive her for abandoning him.


小芬不放心健生,健生要她回去打点一切。
Esther心事重重,向健伟提起刚才那个人可能就是他的哥哥健生,健伟半信半疑,Esther说会去查清楚。健生回想起小时候与弟弟一起帮母亲庆祝生日的温馨画面,感触不已。健生醉酒回来,小芬无微不至的服侍健生,庆叔和庆嫂拿她没办法。

毅芯帮健生缝回外套的扣子,心不在焉,针刺到手指,毅芯回闪当日父亲被杀的情景后,陷入沉思。
Esther来餐厅找小芬,为昨晚的事道歉,趁机探问健生的背景,小芬一五一十说出,才发现Esther眼眶含泪,心里起疑。毅芯来找健生,健生说出被健伟羞辱一事,两人正准备去吃饭,小芬忽回来,提起Esther来找她,毅芯见健生紧张,识趣离去。小芬追问健生,Esther是不是登报找寻他的妈妈?健生避谈过去的事。

Esther证实了健生的身份,感慨他当年受了很多苦。Esther提明天会去找他相认,心里很高兴。健伟与Tracy讨论健生为何不来与他们相认,健伟猜想他可能是自卑作祟。健伟向Tracy探听Joeann的背景,得知与Joeann同居的男人是她爸爸,掩不住喜悦。健伟买耳环和鲜花来向Joeann道歉,健伟帮她削洋葱削到手指,Joeann帮他敷伤,健伟抓住她的手表明爱意,Joeann把手缩回,并拒绝接受耳环,称自己不想当第三者。

Tracy发现耳环,健伟只好骗说是送给她的,Tracy开心。Esther紧张布置家居,准备迎接健生来住。Joeann发现Tracy戴着耳环,健伟尴尬。健伟解释,Joeann不听,健伟失落。

毅芯发现芯母的痴呆更严重,毅芯望着她,眼神流露出坚韧和决心。
Esther来找健生,健生冷然的指她认错了人,Esther呆然。健生心情不佳,小芬提Esther已经在餐厅等了很久,健生不愿见她,认为事过境迁,问了也补偿不了他所受的苦。Esther等不到健生,失望离开。

健生找毅芯倾诉心事,毅芯说出父亲是被人杀死,健生坦言自己也是个杀人犯,毅芯表示她不会后悔跟他在一起,两人紧紧拥抱。
Esther再度找健生,提因为周父的阻挠,才与健生失去联络,但这些年来她从未放弃寻找健生。健生愤恨指出是Esther将他推入绝望的境界,他从那时开始就当自己没有妈妈。Esther难过的提出要补偿,健生拒绝,觉得认与不认已经没有意义了。健生满眶泪水走掉。Esther目送他离开,悲伤得泣不成声,小芬同情的搂着她安慰。
  
(Source: Mediacorp Website)
   
  EPISODE 7
  Xiaofen tells her parents the truth about Jiansheng’s parentage and urges them not to say anything.

Yixin is upset when one of her father’s chess pieces goes missing. She lashes out at Yifan for suggesting they buy another set.

Yixin’s new work does well. Mr Ding gives her a present and insists on giving her a treat.

Jianwei looks Jiansheng up, but the meeting ends on a sour note. Xiaofen tries to talk Jiansheng out of quitting.

Jiansheng is jealous when Mr Ding sends Yixin home. Yixin is worried when Yifan burns himself to force himself to study.

Xiaofen promises Esther she will take good care of Jiansheng.

Tracy and Joeann are practicing yoga when Tracy notices Jianwei seems dazed in Joeann’s presence. She asks them out.


Esther
因为健生不肯与自己相认,伤心欲绝。健生心情低落,一整天工作都板着脸孔。Esther将自己关在房里,不吃喝,终于晕了过去,医生叮嘱健伟不要让她太操劳。健伟与Tracy谈起,猜想跟健生有关。小芬想劝健生,健生根本听不进去,庆叔与庆嫂问起,小芬忍不住吐露Esther与健生是母子的真相,却要他们保守秘密。

毅芯为爸爸送的象棋少了一个棋子难过,毅凡说要买副新的,毅芯激动认为有些遗憾是永远没有办法补偿的。艾丽鼓励毅芯对健生趁胜追击,彻底将小芬打败。毅芯的漫画反应好,丁老板送礼物,还坚持要请她吃饭。

健伟向
Esther问起健生,Esther说出健生这些年来所受的苦,并阻止健伟去找健生。健伟来找健生,健生感觉健伟仍带着有色眼光看自己,心里不好受,二人不欢而散。健生打算辞职,小芬知道他想避开Esther,苦劝不果。健生来找毅芯谈心事,见到丁老板送毅芯回家,心中有醋意。毅凡提健生在乎毅芯,毅芯微笑。毅芯发现毅凡为了读书用燃烧的火柴枝自虐,劝他以后不要这样。

健生提不是宏庆员工,有意搬走,小芬挽留,说健生如果不安的话,可以加租,终逗得健生一笑。
Esther从小芬口中得知健伟找过健生,健生因此辞职,便叮嘱她帮忙好好照顾健生,小芬答应。

TracyJoeann来家里练习瑜珈,健伟一见到JoeAnn便魂不守舍,Tracy暗起疑心。健伟向Joeann表白心意,说可以向Tracy提出分手,被JoeAnn拒绝,健伟想强吻她,被JoeAnn刮了一巴掌。Esther质问健伟跟健生说过什么,健伟始终认为是健生放不下过去,Esther忍不住提起小时候健生为了维护健伟,被周父痛打一事,健伟心有沉重反应。

Tracy故意约了健伟与JoeAnn一起吃饭,暗中观察二人举动。但健伟却对JoeAnn显得很冷淡。JoeAnnPub喝醉酒,健伟不理睬她。路上,她险些被车子撞倒,健伟救了她,JoeAnn却不领情的苦闹,健伟激动的说自己很在乎她
  
(Source: Mediacorp Website)
   
  EPISODE 8
  When Jianwei promises to prove his love for Joeann, Tracy gives excuses not to dine with himm so he cannot initiate a breakup.

Joeann pretends not to mind that Jianwei cannot bring himself to break up with Tracy. They even plan to celebrate his birthday together.

Tracy bleeds after drinking heavily and is hospitalized. She has a miscarriage.

Xiaofen takes Jiansheng to the hospital when he is injured in a brawl at the lounge. She leaves when Yixin turns up.

Bai Cai is unhappy when Xiaofen asks him to recommend Jiansheng for a chef’s job.

Jiansheng meets Jianwei at the hospital. Though they reconcile, Jiansheng refuses to forgive Esther.

Jianwei becomes uneasy when Joeann turns up to visit Tracy.

Jiansheng assumes Esther has made Jianwei pay his medical bills.

On his birthday, Jianwei skips his date with Joeann when Tracy’s father turns up.


健伟和
JoeAnn 发生关系,JoeAnn要他当一切都没发生过,并说出当年一段伤心的爱情故事,健伟说会证明给她看是真心的。EstherTracy的父母要过来,要健伟作好心理准备。

TracyJoeAnn打高尔夫球,故意提起健伟好象在疏远她,觉得何苦沉迷在一段战战兢兢的感情?每一句话都刺激着JoeAnn的思维。这时健伟出现,更让Tracy证实了自己的想法,不由得失落。健伟约Tracy吃饭,Tracy害怕被宣判死刑,以赶计划书为理由推了。

健伟觉很难向
Tracy开口提分手,JoeAnn扮不在意,健伟对她一番甜言蜜语,两人开心商量用什么方式跟健伟共渡第一次生日。Tracy等健伟回来,伤心提害怕健伟对自己说要分手,健伟不让她喝酒,争执间Tracy感觉肚子痛。Esther发现她腿间有血丝流出,忙送她进医院。

KTV酒客闹事,健生被打伤头,刚好小芬来找他,忙陪他去医院。健生昏迷中醒来,小芬害怕得哭了,健生安慰她,毅芯闻讯赶来,小芬识趣离开。毅芯关心健生,健生说这份工作是暂时的。医生提Tracy流产,健伟震惊。Tracy伤心欲绝,说本来想留下孩子的,健伟唯有安慰她。Esther质问健伟,劝他在做任何决定之前,最好仔细想清楚,不用害人害己。

小芬来探望健生,二人谈笑风生,毅芯黯然离去。健伟与健生在医院遇上,健伟诚恳的向健生道歉,健生终于认回弟弟,但坚持不肯原谅
Esther

毅芯心烦健生与小芬的事,丁老板似对她有意,艾丽取笑她现在多了一个选择。
Esther执意来探望健生,健生不肯接受,还对她说了重话,令到她很伤心。健伟来看Tracy时,遇见来探病的JoeAnn。健伟来找JoeAnn解释,JoeAnn对他冷嘲热讽,但最终还是被健伟软化了。

健生发现健伟帮他付了医药费,认定是
Esther叫他这样做,坚持不肯接受,连小芬都觉他过份。健生见小芬生气,哄回了她,小芬知道健生始终当自己只是好朋友,黯然。

Tracy送健伟生日礼物,倾诉往年一起过生日的欢乐时光,健伟心不在焉。JoeAnn在家里等健伟来庆祝。Esther忽带着Tracy父出现,健伟被逼陪他吃饭。JoeAnn久等不到健伟,气得扫落东西,划伤了手背。健伟焦急的赶来找JoeAnn,不果。毅芯回来,毅凡发现她手背上有道血痕。 
(Source: Mediacorp Website)
   
  EPISODE 9
  Jianwei makes every effort to locate Joeann.

Xiaofen wants Bai Cai to find a job for Jiansheng, leading Uncle Qing to suspect that the latter wants to quit.

Jianwei meets Yixin and mistakes her for Joeann. Jiansheng formally introduces them. A puzzled Jianwei tells Jiansheng about the great resemblance between Joeann and Yixin, as well as his problems with Joeann and Tracy.

Yixin clarifies matters with Jiansheng, hoping he will not give up on their relationship.

Joeann looks Jianwei up. Furious, Tracy confronts her. Jianwei stops them from fighting.

Xiaofen is angered when Jiansheng scolds her for dirtying Yixin’s comics.

Tracy tries to kill herself. She is forgiving of Jianwei, but he chooses to be with Joeann.

Esther is unable to persuade Joeann to leave Jianwei.


健伟打电话找
JoeAnn,毅芯说他打错了。Tracy从健伟手机中知道健伟不停的在寻找JoeAnn,猜到他为什么心情恶劣。小芬催白菜打电话帮健生介绍工作,庆叔以为白菜想跳槽。健生发现毅芯与丁老板吃饭,艾丽鼓励他,反而令他更感自卑。健伟遇毅芯,把她当Joe Ann纠缠,健生解围,并介绍毅芯给健伟认识。毅芯想约健生被他拒绝,毅芯不解。

健伟提起
JoeAnn与毅芯如此相似,觉得不可思议,并向健生吐露自己与JoeAnnTracy的感情问题。毅芯从艾丽口中得知健生对自己冷淡的原因。

小芬约健生去美食展,健生闷闷不乐。毅芯找健生表明心意,健生明显逃避这段感情,毅芯提把机会给了健生,要不要抓紧由他决定。
JoeAnn突然上门找TracyTracy见健伟的烦恼马上一扫而空,气愤。健伟找JoeAnn解释,最终哄回她,健伟保证会尽快跟Tracy摊牌。

Tracy无法面对与健伟分手的事实,跑来找JoeAnn谈判,JoeAnn胜券在握,激怒了Tracy想打她,被赶来的健伟阻止。Tracy怒气冲冲的回家砸东西出气,健伟无奈。健生因为小芬弄脏了毅芯的漫画大发脾气,小芬生气走掉,健生道歉。小芬问起他跟毅芯的事,健生不想多提,但却显得心事重重。

Tracy本有意讨好健伟,健伟却得知JoeAnn从摩哆跌下受伤,以为是Tracy所害,而对她严词质问,Tracy被冤枉,恨健伟不信任自己,后因吞不下这口气,服食过量安眠药自杀,经洗胃后没事,健伟对于自己的冲动有些内疚。

Tracy的爸爸打电话问Tracy的事,Esther问健伟要怎么给人家一个交待,健伟苦恼。Esther安慰痛苦的TracyEsther向她要Joe Ann的联络号码。Esther提健伟要是肯与JoeAnn分手,Tracy就会原谅他,但健伟坚持要跟Joe Ann在一起。

EstherJoeAnn见面,希望她放弃健伟,JoeAnn不答应,认为她没有权左右儿子的幸福,Esther感觉对方不简单,健伟来到,对Esther的做法颇有微言,EstherTracy的父亲会把女儿当生意上的筹码,问健伟要怎样收拾残局?JoeAnn来医院探Tracy,她就好象一个好朋友似的开导Tracy,不带任何威胁,语气中肯,Tracy有点被说服。健伟来到,JoeAnn离去,健伟再望Tracy,见她热泪两行,神情木然。
  
(Source: Mediacorp Website)
   
  EPISODE 10
  Tracy urges her father not to mix her personal affairs with the business. She decides to return to the US and tells Esther it was Joeann who had convinced her to come to terms with reality.

Daxiong ignores Jiansheng’s warnings about a drug peddler within the lounge.

Esther looks Xiaofen up and urges her to help Jiansheng build his career. She offers to help out financially.

Xiaofen is angry with her parents for asking her to marry Bai Cai to save the restaurant from losing a chef. She is so upset that Jiansheng agrees to drink with her to console her. He is shocked when she reveals her feels for him after a few drinks.

Yifan tells Jiansheng he is the only one Yixin loves. Jiansheng feels more confident when Yixin rejects Mr Ding in his presence.

Jiansheng resigns from Daxiong’s lounge and prepares to launch his own career in the food business.


Tracy
父安慰伤心的女儿,责问健伟,健伟执意不肯与Tracy复合,Tracy父说为了女儿不惜一切代价,Tracy忽开口叫父亲把私人感情和公事分开。Tracy要回美国,向Esther吐露是JoeAnn的话令她顿悟。健伟赞JoeAnn有办法,JoeAnn说佩服Tracy,暗示不会像她一样呼之则来,挥之则去。

健生提醒大熊有人在
KTV贩毒,大熊不当一回事。小芬发现健生闷闷不乐,健生感叹人在江湖,身不由己。毅凡关心毅芯与健生的进展是否出问题,毅芯也有些担忧。Esther找小芬,希望她帮忙劝健生出来创业,资金由她负责。庆叔与庆嫂都希望小芬考虑白菜,小芬生气他们把她的婚姻当买卖。庆叔打算用金钱挽留白菜,后来才发现白菜只是帮健生介绍工作。小芬因为白菜的事心情不佳,健生答应陪她去喝酒。

芯母扭伤脚,毅芯忙赶回家看她。小芬借着酒意,吐露对健生埋藏在心里的爱意,健生愕然。健生担心小芬会越陷越深,决定跟她说清楚。毅凡约健生见面,说出毅芯喜欢的人就只有健生一个,健生有所决定。

健伟撮合
EstherJoeAnn,一席交谈,Esther更感觉JoeAnn不简单,要健伟有承受任何结果的心理准备。JoeAnn逛商场,换了一套衣服变成毅芯的模样,而且显得若无其事。健生找小芬说清楚,小芬强颜欢笑,提大家说出来后心里反而舒服了,鼓励健生接受毅芯。

毅芯想带芯母去看跌打医生,健生忽出现帮忙她。丁老板来访,毅芯介绍时,提健生是自己的男朋友,丁老板黯然引退。健生与毅芯的感情进一步获得肯定。

健生向大熊辞职,大熊愿意出钱帮健生创业。白菜提健生随时可以去他朋友那里做事,小芬高兴。健生买了菜和食谱上毅芯的家,毅芯才知道健生准备出来创业,这时小芬打来,健生约她一起来试菜。

小芬见健生与毅芯态度亲昵,黯然神伤。
Esther将支票交给小芬,鼓励他们好好的做。健生找到适合的店面,决定装修后开业。健生邀请健伟和Joe Ann出席,提会介绍Joe Ann给毅芯认识。小食店开幕,众人来贺。健伟带Joe Ann来到,但毅芯因为母亲生病缺席,Joe Ann始终无缘与她一见。小芬悄悄溜出来见EstherEsther向她表示谢意。健生拿了食物给小芬,Esther见两人有说有笑,心里安慰。 
(Source: Mediacorp Website)
   
 

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