Monday 8-18-03 Recaps


Monday 8/18/03 Short Recaps

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AMC by Shahla 

Jackson tearfully accepts the fact that Bianca was raped. He tries to attack Michael at the police station, but Anna and some cops stop him. Michael accuses the police department of being partial in their justice. Jackson later takes Erica into his arms and says he’s sorry for all that she’s going through. When he goes over Bianca’s statement, he tells Anna and Erica that they don’t have enough evidence to keep Michael behind bars. The three of them soon head off to see Bianca to make sure they haven’t missed any details. Maggie accompanies Bianca to David’s clinic. In the examination room, she helps Bianca stay calm and prepare for the tests. David soon comes in with a nurse and begins the testing. After David gets through with the pelvic exam, Bianca asks him if she’s all right. David smiles and tells her that he’ll tell her as soon as he has the results. When he leaves the room, he shakes his head in frustration and wonders how he’s going to give Bianca the bad news. Lena goes over to Myrtle’s and asks her if Bianca is all right. Myrtle almost tells Lena what’s been going on, but just then some detectives show up to search for evidence against Michael in Myrtle’s living room. Myrtle gets shocked when she realizes the rape happened in her own home. She finally tells Lena and Boyd that Bianca was raped by Michael. Boyd gets furious and Lena starts crying uncontrollably. She soon rushes out and goes straight to Erica’s apartment. When no one answers, Lena starts shouting from outside and begs Bianca to realize she loves her more than ever. Aidan catches Kendall snooping around in Michael’s apartment so he goes over to check on her. He soon finds the snake Kendall let loose and kills it. He tells Kendall that Erica doesn’t blame her for Bianca’s rape, and begs her to not make any bad moves that would jeopardize the case against Michael. Kendall feels better and finally promises to play smart.

ATWT by Hilary

Alison and Chris discovered a puzzle box, which Alison managed to open, revealing a small key. They deduced that it is the key to a bank safe deposit box, and Alison was convinced they will be able to get into the box. When Susan told Rick that she couldn't believe him anymore, he told her he had a psychiatric disorder, and said he had been having a panic attack in the bathroom the night that Alison came for her things. He convinced her to go with him to a Florida clinic, where he can receive "treatment." Craig is hesitant to agree to adoption, saying he felt that he had failed Bryant, and didn't want to fail another one. He also wondered why Rosanna was in such a hurry for a child, and was upset that he felt that she shared more of her feelings with others, like Paul. She insisted that she simply wanted to share a child with the man she loves; he finally agreed to check into adoption. Marshall discovered that Zara's casket was full of nothing but sandbags. When he promised not to go after Bonnie if Jessica was truthful, she admitted that Sarah was his daughter. When Bonnie couldn't convince Isaac to leave the country immediately with Sarah and her, she decided to go without him. Isaac told Jessica about Bonnie's escape plans, but didn't know that Marshall was in the next room. Marshall, Jessica, and Isaac raced to the shelter, and Marshall announced that Bonnie was not going anywhere with his daughter. In Australia, Mike arrived at the Frasier farm. He found Simon's letter, half-burned, then was held at gunpoint by a stranger, who said Katie had been there, but had left. Mike suspected otherwise, but agreed to have a beer with the man. Just as he tried to call Margo, he passed out, realizing on the way down that he had been drugged. When he came to, he heard the man on the phone, telling someone to tell Simon they had his wife.

B&B by Julie

Amber tells Bridget Rick wants a divorce. Bridget is confused, Amber explains Rick is adopting Eric without her. Stephanie confronts Rick about the divorce. Rick tells her the bottom line is he needs to divorce Amber to save his family. It's a legal strategy, nothing more. Stephanie tells Rick this is an ill conceived strategy and Amber is a wonderful mother. She tells Rick not to assume Amber will return after he divorces her.

Massimo requests the presence of Nick & Ridge. The purpose of this meeting is to inform them both that Brooke is not allowed at the wedding, and that is final. Samantha shows up at Massimo's office, the big job she has is for him & Jackie. Ridge is surprised and finally tells her that Massimo is his father. Nick tells Samantha that Ridge wants to take her to the wedding but is to shy to ask. When Ridge returns to the room, she hugs him & tells him she would be happy to be his date. What a scam on Nicks part.

Brooke gives Eric 2% of the Forrester shares. Stephanie realizes both sides will now have 49%, equal shares! She calls Deacon in Mexico to talk this over, he refuses to talk. She orders the private jet to be ready to leave for Cabo San Lucas. Rick goes to see Amber at Stephanies, Amber tells Rick if he's there to apologize, forget it. Rick hands her the divorce papers and tells her he needs her to sign.

Days by Kristi

Nicole and Brady are driving in his jeep when she thanks him for a great day and he promises that they will do it again. Later she asks is instead of going home if they can go somewhere. She takes him to the park. They play with a little girl and later Nicole gets a little emotional, but tells Brady she can’t talk about their problems.

Cassie confronts Rex about the attacks on Bo and Hope. He says that no one in their family had anything to do with it. Meanwhile Belle, Shawn and Phillip are upstairs going through Rex’s computer file. Mimi almost catches them, but is distracted by Bart (These scenes were so cute!) They go downstairs. When Rex finds out that the alarm system has been turned off he goes off on Bart. Shawn and Phillip fight over who stays and who goes with Belle. She finally breaks them up. Phil and Belle leave Shawn in the room as Rex walks in.

Lucas and Sami are waiting for Will to call when Lucas reads a letter from Will. In the letter Will says that Sami promised to send him cookies, but he knows they will really be store bought. When Sami gets the box of cookies they are pink sprinkles on stars. Lucas teases her and they end up baking together (during the process they have a discussion about John and a flour fight. Later they realize the cookies could have burned, they run to get them, but the cookies are perfect. Sami comments on how Marlena could never make a batch of cookies. Later they question each other about involvement with Tony when the phone rings. Sami says saved by the bell and answers it.

GH by Meghan

Courtney jumped off the yacht, and then woke up in a clinic. The nurse explained a boater saved her from drowning. Courtney asked about the baby, and the nurse told her that she was sorry, but Courtney had a miscarriage.

Sonny went to GH where he saw Lorenzo, Carly, and Jason having a stand off. Lorenzo offered to trade Courtney for Carly. Jason went after him, but Sonny talked him down and into taking Carly home. Lorenzo went into Ric's room, and pulled a gun on him. Right after, Faith came in pointing a gun at Lorenzo. Sonny kicked her out. Later Cameron refused to help Ric in his case.

Monica asked Zander to call Nikolas about Emily. He went to Jake's with Nik's number, and got really drunk, really fast. Coleman called Nikolas to the bar, and he arrived. He tried to talk to Zander, but ended up falling to the floor after Zander punched him. Lydia and Nikolas kissed in their room, when Lucky barged in saying they needed a new plan. Lydia left and Nikolas and Lucky talked. When Lydia was coming back in the room, Lucky was in a speech to his brother about how Lydia was a means to and end.

GL by Barbara

Reva and Holly share some pre-show chit chat. Reva is nervous but goes on the air. She introduces her idea to her audience. They are receptive. She introduces Chris and Arthur. They begin to do some readings. Reva joins in. Cassie and Jeffrey tend to Olivia after she ends up at the foot of the stairs. Lizzie comes over to check on Olivia and Olivia tells her to stay away from her. Jeffrey goes to see Beth to talk about the Reade case and Lizzie's involvement. Jeffrey tells Beth to keep a close eye on Lizzie. Jeffrey gets ready to leave and kisses Beth. Cassie and Lizzie wait for Phillip to arrive at the hospital. Phillip grills Lizzie. Lillian goes to check on Olivia who is having contractions. Olivia asks to see Cassie. Stay tuned.

OLTL by Kym

RJ tells Bo about the assault by Antonio & Bo fires him. Jenn tells Lindsay about her wedding plans. Dorian's held hostage by the French fellow. Walker & Starr are taken to the ER. At first Walker refuses x-rays, but is talked into it by the doctor, when he promises they are confidential. The doctor finds out Walker has numerous broken bones in his body that have healed. Max works with Nat on her pool skills. Cops try to find culprit that sent emails to Marcie & drugged her. Elyssa gets a hold of Walker's medical records & gives them to Kevin. Jenn asks Marcie to be her maid of honor. Evangeline gets a restraining order against Antonio. Starr & Blair confront Walker about knowing where Todd is, but Walker says he made it up. Madison sets up Marcie's hazing.

Passions by Lisa

Whitney and Fox walk in on Chad and Syd locking lips at the recording studio. After breaking them up she demands a truthful explanation and gets it when they explain that the kiss was due to Syd's overexcitement on the completion of her debut single. With a little bit of coaxing from Chad, Whitney is eventually convinced but Chad is weary of the strength of their relationship. Meanwhile at the L.A. condo Theresa finds out that Ethan lied to Gwen about their kiss on the night prior. This leads Theresa to believe that Ethan still has intimate feelings for her but Ethan quickly denies it and explains to her that they could never be together again after everything that has happened. Theresa then tries to convince Ethan to open up by telling him that fate has meant for them to be together but he tells her to 'forget about fate". In a last desperate attempt to get Ethan to tell the truth, Theresa asks him to admit to her which woman he was planning to purpose to before he found out the Gwen was pregnant. After thinking long and hard about it, he admits to Theresa that he was going to choose her but warns her that his commitment is to Gwen and their baby now and that will not change. Back in Harmony and still stuck in the pit, Sheridan has a hard time distinguishing between reality and her imagination as she struggles through a disturbing nightmare about her visions on being kidnapped by clowns who plan to steal her baby, the reality of the kidnapping, and her Alice in Wonderland fantasy. She later snaps out of her delusions and apologizes to her baby for all the mess she has gotten the two of them in and screams for Luis to find her before it's too late. Meanwhile upstairs, Edna and Prescious frantically pack up to leave harmony before Luis finds out the truth about all of Beth's lies. They are stopped by an unusually calm Charlie and forced to stay in the house until Charlie can kill Sheridan and get rid of her body and all the evidence that points to her and Beth in Sheridan's kidnapping. At Dr. Culver's office Luis demands that Beth be seen to make sure their baby is not in danger and that the receptionist look in to why Beth's medical records are not coming up in the computer. Desperate for an escape, Beth pleads with Luis to reschedule when Dr. Culver is mysteriously called away to and emergency at the hospital. Her pleads eventually work on Luis but he then plans to take her by the emergency room to see Dr. Eve Russell so she can check out the baby. Before they make it out the door Luis overhears the receptionist speaking with Dr. Culver about her return to the office and changes their plans to wait until she arrives to have Beth fully examined.

PC by Beth

Lucy tries to make Kevin feel at home while staying at her place. When Ian sees her discomfort with being affectionate in her estranged husband's presence, he decides to move back into the loft, but Lucy talks him out of it. Ian goes to the hospital to work on the research, but Chris has other plans. He warns Ian to watch out for Kevin, although Ian is confident that the other man is no threat to his relationship with Lucy. Frustrated by his inability to feed himself, Kevin tearfully asks Lucy why she's doing this. He wants an honest answer as to whether or not she still has feelings for him. Lucy admits that she always will, but things have changed. Promising to help him through this, she takes his hand in hers. Christina comes home from Gail's and rushes to give her daddy a kiss. When she asks him to paint with her, Kevin offers to read her a story instead. Christina gets out the wedding album, and the three of them talk about the wedding day. Ian comes in, sees the family together, and decides to leave again. Jamal expresses reluctance to have Jack trick Olivia after all, which leads Jack to conclude that Jamal thinks he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. Jack assures Jamal that she is the worst thing that has ever happened to him. Afraid of being found out for biting Imani, Olivia tries to pay her to leave town. She is stunned by the news that Imani isn't a vampire, and she wants to know what she is. Claiming to be just like everyone else, Imani refuses the bribe and kicks her out of her motel room just as Jamal shows up to make her room safer. Imani is touched by his offer to install window locks and other security devices. When Jamal realizes that he forgot to bring a hammer, Imani removes one from under her pillow. Jamal gets something in his eye, and Imani blows on it to make it better. They almost kiss, but they're interrupted by a phone call. Relieved when Jamal leaves without kissing her, Imani is stunned when he returns to do just that. When Olivia shows up at the club in a bad mood, Jack kicks her out but then changes his mind before she gets out the door. Claiming that she's really not such a bad person, he offers to let them be in bad moods together. She believes in his sincerity, but Jack is pleased with himself for getting her to buy into his act.

Y&R By Judy

Jack makes up with Phyllis and he wants to know what's up with her but when she starts to say he slaps a kiss on her. She tries to find out more about Dru but then takes the opportunity to go to bed with Jack. Dru is just a griping to Neil about Phyllis and tells him she thinks Phyllis and Damon are working against Jabot. Dru and Damon have a go around about Phyllis and Damon gets to see just what a nosey snit Dru is. Jack hears them arguing and wants to know what's up. Nick wants Sharon to include Nikki with the gala plans and seems to think this will smooth things over. Sharon doesn't want Nikki involved and thinks she is the one that needs to make the frist move at getting along. Nikki thinks Phyllis and Damon are up to no good but Victor isn't worried. Victor tells her that Sharon is checking out the Colonade Room for the gala but Nikki isn't impressed and Victor doesn't appreciate her attitude. Later on, Nikki shows up at Sharon's and is all balanced and cool telling her that the gala is at the ranch. But, Sharon says no, the Colonade Room. In comes Agnes and after threatening Agnes with Victor's influence Agnes has to go along with Nikki. Sharon says she will take care of the invitations. What plan has she got now ? Chris is all renewed and Paul is sending her off to a spa.

 

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