Emily Riley season 2 episode 17 "What is this?! This is a mess!"

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This is page is a transcript for the episode "Riley's Dance." Note that this page does not include the "Previously on" segment, nor an in-depth description of the theme song sequence.
Various shots of downtown as "Coming Home" plays. Establishing shot of the exterior of The Next Step Dance Studio.

Riley: [voice-over.] Right now, I'm just kind of reminiscing in Studio A. Since losing Regionals, I've had to think a lot about a I want for myself [Cut to Riley in Talking Heads.] and for my future and I've decided to leave The Next Step and go to Business School.

Cut to Riley.

Riley: [voice-over.] It's always something I've been interested in and I think it's time to start pursuing my dreams.

Cut to Riley dancing and various flashbacks showing.

Emily: [in flashback.] Who wants Riley out of E-Girls?

Riley: [in flashback.] I think we have to dethrone my sister as dance captain.

Cut to Riley dancing and more flashbacks showing.

Riley: [in flashback.] Emily's not clear to dance.

Cut to Riley dancing.

Ella: [in flashback.] Now that I'm here, which one of you is leaving?

Riley: [in flashback.] You would never mess with me?

Ella: [in flashback.] Of course I would, I'm from a rival team.

Cut to Riley dancing.

Riley: [in flashback.] We just lost because of me!

Emily: [in flashback.] Riley!

Riley: [in flashback.] We just lost!

Emily: [in flashback.] Riley!

Cut to Riley dancing and more flashbacks showing.

Internationals judge: [in flashback.] The winner is... The Next Step!

Cut to Riley dancing and more flashbacks showing.

Riley: [in flashback.] I thought deep down there was a small part of you that still cares about me.

James: [in flashback.] There's not a small part of me that still cares about you... all of me cares about you.

Cut to various flashbacks showing.

Riley: [voice-over.] I became the person I am today because of this studio. I met [Cut to Riley crying in Talking Heads.] these incredible people who changed everything for me.

Cut to Riley dancing.

Riley: [voice-over.] The Next Step has been [Cut to Riley in Talking Heads.] everything to me.

Cut to Riley walking across Studio A.

Riley: [voice-over.] It's gonna be really hard to move on from this studio. But I'm not saying goodbye, I'm just saying see you later. [Cut to Riley in Talking Heads.] Because I know The Next Step will always be my home.