#TheHaveAndHaveNots S5 Ep 5 "Brilliant Lawyers Lurking" Recap & Review #HAHN
This episode had some highlights. When you put Candace and Veronica in scenes together, a mini catfight you will always get. Let's dive in!
The body was found. Candace and Jeffrey sits at the hotel waiting for Veronica. They both are edgy, on pins and needles and scared. Jeffrey feels he has to give Veronica what she want from him. They need her help, so he is willing to sacrifice his life. Justin calls Jeffrey to inform him they found the body and to meet him later at the hotel. More and more people is getting drag into this murder. All of them is trying to protect Candace and Jeffrey. But for what reasons is Justin helping? Veronica is the only one helping to gain what she want from Jeffrey. Now that the body has been found, what lies ahead for Candace and Jeffrey?
Candace has learned the body been found. Her paranoia is building and Veronica is late for their meeting. She feels Veronica is setting them and bringing the cops. She wants to leave but Veronica but Jeffrey tells her she can't. A second later, Veronica walks in the hotel with a vase of flowers in hand. Veronica is trying to get information on Erica She takes the flowers to the front desk. She feels the hotel clerk, David Harrington has sent these flowers to Erica but she doesn't knot the last name. Veronica is so sneaky and devious. She doesn't want David so why does who he see matters to her. Oh, I forgot David has hurt and embarrassed her so she want him to hurt. Veronica get what she wants. The hotel clerk calls Erica. Why she do that? I can't see Erica being time enough to handle Veronica. Unfortunately, Erica agrees to come down to the front desk to get the flowers. After conquering one mission, Veronica walks to the bar area where Candace and Jeffrey are sitting. Veronica makes Candace get out her chair. Candace is sitting in the view of her seeing Erica when . Candace doesn't understand why she has to moved. Jeffrey tells Candace to move. Veronica wants to know what they did to Quincy. Candace doesn't want to tell Veronica nothing. I don't blame her. No one can trust Veronica Harrington. However, Jeffrey started spilling the beans. He told her they stabbed Quincy alot. Candace can't believe Jeffrey is trusting his mother. At this point, Candace and Jeffrey has no choice but to get Veronica's help. Veronica gets a little distracted as Erica comes down to get the flowers. She is staring at Erica. Candace so caught up in her issue, she didn't pay attention to Veronica staring at Erica. Remember, Candace and Erica has marked David.
Veronica questioned Candace about how she got the money to buy the house. Candace refuses to tell Veronica then Jeffrey says, "Jim Cryer brought her the house." Veronica just laughed at that. She knows that's a lie. She asked Candace, "what does she have on Jim? It must be good." Candace doesn't give her the leverage she is seeking to have over Jim. Shocking, Veronica admits to liking Candace. She calls her stupid but she seems impressed with Candace. Just imagine if Veronica was to mentor Candace. Her game would be top notch indeed. Veronica knows the police is at Candace's house. She asked, "What well they find." Veronica's eyes got big when Jeffrey told her the body was in the house. She called them both "dumb criminals" and chuckled. Veronica made them pay her a $1 to be their lawyer. I wish getting a lawyer was that cheap. Veronica asked Candace for the key to her house. Veronica wants to take possession of the house. Candace had to tell Veronica and Jeffrey the bank took the house. This is where Candace finds out she has been played by Jim Cryer. Veronica started laughing after hearing Lloyd signed off for Candace's loan. She tells Candace, "you was hoodwinked, hood rat." LMAO! That was too funny. That made Candace feel as Veronica wasn't going to help them. She told Jeffrey, "I told you she wasn't going to help. She was so wrong. Candace foreclosure has allowed her and Jeffrey to keep their freedom. Jeffrey sits confuse. Being that Candace has taken law classes, she puts the pieces together of Veronica words. Veronica asked, "What time the bank took possession of the house?" After that, Candace thinking cap came on. Veronica excuse herself from the table. But not before letting it known, Jeffrey owes her. When she mentioned him being a father to her future grandson; we knew that meant marrying Melissa. Come to find out, the warrant isn't valid because the bank not Candace owns the house. Her and Jeffrey can be charged but the evidence of the body will be inadmissible in court. Candace gave Veronica her props for being a brilliant lawyer aka "the brilliant bitch" as Candace stated. Wow, they got away with murder.
Jim is caring for Katheryn's wound. Katheryn is sticking to her story that Veronica shot Jennifer Sallison. With all the all the camera at the mansion and Veronica being a brilliant lawyer, Katheryn story doesn't stand a chance. Jim questioned Katheryn as the DA. Katheryn wouldn't make a good witness. As Jim told her, "She's going to tear you apart!" Every question he asked Katheryn, she incriminated herself. Jim asked Katheryn one last time, "what happened?" Katheryn said, " I shot the bitch!" Katheryn just felt enough was enough. Too much was going on in Katheryn's life at the same time. Funny she said, "I saved a few bullets for you." Katheryn is beyond pissed off. Wow!!!! Can't believe she told Jim to get the hell out her house. Jim walked out not paying Katheryn no attention. How is the cover-up of murder going to play out? You see what happened with one cover up in murder. What's done in the dark always come to light? And when is someone going start looking for Jennifer?
Pete came over to see Wyatt. Wyatt tried to buy some drugs. Pete defuse after knowing Wyatt almost died. He more so refuse because he know someone who went to jail for selling drugs to someone who died. So he not selling Wyatt drugs more for his own good then because Wyatt almost died. Wyatt his mad at Pete. This is the second person telling Wyatt to get help. Since Pete doesn't want to sell him no drugs; Wyatt puts him out his apartment.
Hanna, Benny and Baby Q is the hotel. Benny is so upset with Candace he can't even say her name. Hanna tries to give Benny hope. She has cooked dinner but Benny isn't eating. With no money between them both, Hanna let's Benny know she is going job hunting and he needs to do the same. Benny not trying to hear that. He doesn't want to work for anyone. He wants his own business like he had. He feels his dream is over. Hanna tells Benny every dream is hard work. Hanna tries to encourage Benny to not give up, but Benny feel defeated. Benny phones ring and it's Mitch calling him. Notched asked Benny where was Candace? He tells Benny War is after her. He knows he was set up by Mitch and think Candace put Mitch up to it. Benny think War is still in jail and not getting out. Even being mad at Candace, Benny still feel the need to protect his sister. He gets off the phone looking for Hanna's car keys. Hanna wants to know what's going on.Benny tells Hanna Candice is in trouble. He tells her that War is after Candace. Hanna doesn't believe War would do anything to Candace. Benny drop the bomb that War threaten to kill Candace. Hanna can't believe her ears. She knows how close War, Benny and Candace are since childhood. Hanna doesn't want Benny to go get in trouble but Benny leaves anyway.
Quita and her homies sitting on the steps. They notice this car repeatly circling the block. Quita tells her homie she needs to get back to Candace's house. She left because too many police was in her presence. The car finally stops. What do you know? It's Wyatt! He is trying to score drugs on the road side of the town. At first they didn't recognize Wyatt. Wyatt asked did they know where he could get some blow. They asked, "do you have money?" Wyatt gave Quota his money. Her homeboy pulls a gun on Wyatt. He also recognize Wyatt. He said, "You are that Cryer boy." Wyatt killed Lizzie. A little black girl. This situation shifts fast as they decides to rob Wyatt of everything. Quita gets the gun the gun from her homeboy. They decides to kidnap Wyatt. Quita gets in his car pointing the gun at Wyatt. She orders him to drive. Wyatt has gotten his self in some serious trouble now. Is drugs really worth it?
At the Cryer Mansion, Jim comes downstairs to see David. The living room is cleaned up. Jim is shocked. He say,"She's gone but where?" David lets him know Mama Rose. David and Jim is getting in deeper and deeper. David asked Jim how is was holding up but Jim said, I should be asking you." David is disturb by it all. David was close to Jennifer. Jim shoes David some compassion. Jim asked David, "what's the plan?" The plan is Jennifer's body will be taken to her home and burned. They going to blame her murder on a criminal she sent to prison with the help of Mama Rose. David can't believe this happening. He really believed Katheryn when she said Veronica killed Jennifer. Jim eased David mind. He admitted to David that Katheryn told him she did it. Home reminds David they all was in this together. Jim wants to know will Veronica keep her crazy under control. He reminds David that Veronica did try to kill him. Jim wants to know how he knows that Veronica won't say anything. David tells Jim, "when she set the house on fire, she left." David knows Veronica isn't willing to kill herself to destroy her enemy. Jim asked David to talk to her but David refuses. David is determined to stay loyal in his commitment to be done with Veronica. Jim wants to believe him but I don't think he do. Jim tells David he will talk to Veronica.
As David is leaving the mansion, he gets a phone call. Erica called to thank him for her flowers. David tells Erica he didn't send her no flowers. Once Erica tell him the card said David Harrington, David told her to throw the flowers out. Erica is so confused but do as he said. Once she opened the door, Veronica is standing at the door. David will hear everything because Erica still have the phone in her hand.
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