Year in Review 1995 by
Christopher Lawrence Menard
Web Woven By Matt Clark
1995, while on a date with Sharon, Matt Clark trapped
her in his car and raped her. In the process he tore an
expensive coat that Nick had anonymously given to her as
a gift. When a nonchalant Matt suggested that Sharon
would enjoy herself more the next time they got
together, Sharon warned him to keep away from her.
Later, Sharon's friends and family were confused by her
sudden withdrawal, but Sharon was too ashamed to confide
in them what had happened.
Wilson became involved with Matt, Sharon warned her to
be careful, and finally revealed that Matt had raped
her. Matt, however, convinced Amy that Sharon had lied
out of jealousy. Soon after, Nick and Sharon resumed
their relationship. Angry with Sharon for this
rejection, a vengeful Matt, with his buddy Drake's help,
discovered that Sharon had earlier given birth to a baby
boy and had given the baby up for adoption. Matt planed
to use this information against Sharon. But when Sharon
realized that Matt knew her shameful secret, she decided
to confess everything to Nick. Before she could tell
him, however, Nick proposed marriage and she accepted.
wrote a letter, anonymously, and sent it to Nick,
detailing the truth of Sharon’s past. When Nick read it,
and learned that Sharon had had a baby that she had
given up for adoption, she assumed that he was no longer
interested in her. She returned his engagement ring. But
Nick made it clear that he loved her and they made plans
to elope. That night, Sharon revealed to Nick that Matt
had raped her. Angry, Nick left to confront Matt.
Earlier that same evening, Amy had broken off her
romance with Matt. Amy left to spend the summer in St.
Louis. Nick arrived at Matt's to discover Matt lying
unconscious on the floor with a bullet wound. The police
arrived and arrested Nick for attempted murder. When
Matt regained consciousness, he told the police that
Nick had tried to kill him. Determined to save his son,
Victor Newman asked Paul and Chris to do everything
possible to prove Nick's innocence. And as Nick's trial
began, he and Sharon secretly eloped.
after this, Amy resurfaced in a shelter for battered
women. She appeared to be deeply disturbed and
catatonic. After an exhaustive search campaign, Victor,
Paul and Chris located her at the shelter in Chicago.
Chris persuaded Amy to return to Genoa City, where
Victor paid for her stay at a Sanitarium, believing she
had information that could somehow help save his son.
Secrets Rip Jack & Ashley To Shreds
witnessed an innocent embrace between Ashley and Brad,
he suggested to Ashley that they take a romantic
vacation. Jack also arranged a Caribbean getaway for
himself and Luan, but when a jealous Mari Jo caught wind
of their plans, she planted doubt in Luan's mind about
Jack's true feelings for her. Mari Jo then followed Jack
to the Caribbean. Blade and Ashley were also vacationing
on the same island, with Brad trailing them. When Ashley
and Brad saw Mari Jo with Blade's identical twin
brother, Rick, they assumed that Blade was having an
affair with her. Jack, however, made it clear to Mari Jo
that he was in love with Luan, and headed back to Genoa
City. As Blade got ready to head home, Rick revealed he
was still alive, knocked Blade unconscious and held his
twin prisoner in a cage. When Blade regained
consciousness, Rick bid him farewell and left to assume
his brother's identity.
Genoa City, Jack assured Luan that he loved her, and
suggested they marry. Luan had been ill, but she kept
this a secret from Jack. Ironically, Jack inadvertently
discovered that Luan was suffering from a terminal
illness. He resolved to keep his knowledge of her
medical condition a secret so that her remaining months
with him would be happy. Meanwhile, Luan's son, Keemo,
became romantically involved with Mari Jo. Keemo quickly
tired of Mari Jo's mind-games and broke up with her
after she hired a prostitute to impersonate her in bed,
rather than have sex with him herself.
so successful at his masquerade that, as Blade, he was
able to make love to Ashley. But a crafty Mari Jo caught
onto Rick's scheme and confronted him. However, Blade
managed to free himself and returned to Genoa City.
Blade agreed not to press criminal charges, provided
that Rick leave town. With Rick out of the way, Blade
focused his attention on his marriage to Ashley. He was
then devastated when Ashley admitted that his lovemaking
over the last little while had been phenomenal, but had
suddenly returned to the lacklustre way it had seemed in
returned, determined to get revenge against Blade. Mari
Jo tried to keep the two brothers apart. However, when
Blade learned that Rick was in his home, about to make
love to Ashley once again, he rushed across town to
protect Ashley from Rick, and was killed in a car wreck.
At the funeral, Rick introduced himself to Ashley. Mari
Jo confided to Jill Abbott that Rick had posed as Blade
for several months, and Jill broke this news to Ashley.
Devastated, a grieving Ashley blasted Rick in a dramatic
confrontation, and relocated to Paris, hoping to rebuild
her shattered life.
Separate Romances Plague Victor & Nikki
by Victor's remote behavior, a pregnant Hope returned to
her farm in Kansas after she received word that Cliff
had been injured in an accident. While Cliff
recuperated, Hope extended her stay. Victor's friend,
Douglas, arrived at the farm and pressured Hope to
return to Victor. During their argument, Hope
accidentally tripped over a chair and had to be rushed
to the hospital. Victor arrived to make sure Hope was
okay and then he returned home. The next day, Hope gave
birth to a baby boy, whom she named Victor Adam Newman.
To Victor Sr.'s disappointment, she decided to stay in
Kansas and raise their son on her farm.
Brad began romancing Nikki. Their relationship escalated
and Brad proposed marriage. Nikki told Brad that while
she was interested, the timing wasn't right. She
promised to reconsider his proposal at a later date.
When Brad told Lauren that he loved Nikki, Lauren packed
her bags and moved to Los Angeles.
Phyllis Wreaks Havoc On Genoa City
and husband, Chris and Danny shared a tender kiss on the
day before Chris's wedding to Paul. Phyllis saw them
together and - determined to keep Chris away from Danny,
rented a car the next day and sped towards Chris. In
order to save Chris, Paul jumped in front of the car and
they were both struck down. While their friends and
family waited patiently for their arrival at the church,
the two were rushed to the hospital.
survived the accident with minor injuries, but Paul was
devastated when the doctor announced that the accident
had left him sexually dysfunctional. Feeling incomplete
as a man, Paul cancelled their wedding without any
explanation, which left Chris devastated. She tried to
take her mind off their break-up by gathering dirt on
Phyllis so that Danny could get a divorce and custody of
his son. But Phyllis caught on. To keep Chris off her
case, Phyllis altered her son, Daniel's, blood tests so
that it looked as if Danny really was his dad. Paul
finally recovered from his impotency and made love to
agreed to live with Phyllis for four months, since he
believed her promise that she would then agree to
divorce him. But when the four months were up, Phyllis
had had a change of heart. When Danny tried to see his
son, Phyllis called the police and got a restraining
order against him, but eventually calmed down and made
peace with Danny.
Turmoil For The Winters’ & Hastings’
apologized to Dru for sleeping with her when she was
drugged on cold medication. Soon after, he landed a
photography assignment with Dru as the model. And a few
months later, Dru gave birth to a baby girl, whom she
named Lily, and who might be Malcolm's child, or Neil's.
Meanwhile, Malcolm attempted to have a relationship with
an attractive doctor named Stephanie, but her medical
practice kept her too busy for a personal life.
Olivia grew concerned about Nathan's health when he lost
his desire to make love to her. Soon after, Paul
discovered that Nathan was having an affair with a sexy
woman named Keesha Monroe. When Neil found out about
this, he confronted Nathan. Nathan promised to end
things with Keesha, but Neil suspected that he was
lying. So Neil told Dru about Nathan's infidelity. While
Olivia was thrilled when Nathan agreed that they should
have another baby, Dru was furious that her
brother-in-law had betrayed her sister, and warned him
that she was keeping a close eye on his every move. When
Keesha later began dating Malcolm, who knew nothing
about the situation, Neil and Dru were greatly troubled.
A Brief Bit Of Trouble For Victoria & Cole
writing career kicked into overdrive, his New York
publisher’s sent the very sexy, very brilliant Jeri to
work alongside him, serving as Editor. Victoria was
immediately jealous of the time they spent together, and
worried about the future of her marriage. But Jeri
became a non-issue when she finally made a play for Cole
and he had the chance to tell her that his marriage
mattered most to him in his life, and that he would
never betray Victoria. Embarrassed and Guilt-ridden,
Jeri flew back to New York, while Cole and Victoria’s
love grew stronger than ever. As for Victoria’s first
husband, Ryan… after a fallout with Neil at Jabot, Ryan
left and accepted a job offer to work for Jill Abbott.
John’s Abbott’s Love With The Hired Help
Jill's orders, John Silva revealed in court that John
Abbott had had a vasectomy without Jill's knowledge
after their son, Billy, had been born. Meanwhile, John
began to view Mamie in a whole different light when her
longtime care and concern for her employer began to
manifest itself as deep, romantic feelings of love. In
time, John acknowledged his feelings for Mamie and
promised that they would be together after his divorce
and custody battle were resolved. On the day before the
verdict was announced, John suffered a stroke that
resulted in a loss of memory. Jill used John's stroke to
her advantage and convinced him that they had decided to
stay together before the stroke.
Eventually, John recovered and regained his memory,
which prompted him to reactivate the divorce and custody
battle. Of course, Mamie was thrilled that John was once
again interested in pursuing their relationship.
However, just before a ruling was about to be made, John
and Jill decided to stay married for Billy's sake, which
left Mamie heartbroken. In order to keep Mamie away from
John, Jill offered her a million dollars and Mamie
accepted. By the time John realized what Jill had done,
Mamie had met Trent Jones, a business executive, and
immediately found herself attracted to him. They left
town for an extended cruise.
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