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AMC Recap Written by Gisele
Tad dreams that Dixie has returned to him. Kathy wakes him up and asks if he's mad at Cara. Tad assures his little girl that he and Cara are just taking a time-out. He also decides to put a stop to Cara's gratitude kisses until he figures out what he's really feeling. Kathy likes when Cara calls her "Solita," and is glad she has her and Krystal, since her mommy's with the angels. Amanda dreams that J.R. interrupts her happy family life by repeatedly calling her diseased. When Jake proposes they try to make a baby right away, Amanda takes off. Jake shares his problem with Tad and advises him not to let the past stop him from appreciating what he has now. Somewhere, Dixie lies in bed calling Tad's name. Meanwhile, Amanda runs into Opal and shares her betrayal. Opal encourages her to tell her husband the truth, then she counsels Tad not to try to be Cara's hero. Jake runs into Cara at the hospital and asks her to betray doctor/patient confidentiality and tell him what's wrong with Amanda, but she refuses. Jake encourages Cara to go for it with Tad. Tad excitedly proposes to Cara that they continue their walks, but her phone beeps, and they have to postpone. When Jake finds her in the park, Amanda tells him she has an STD.
J.R. dreams that Marissa wants to go to bed with him, but in reality she's upset that he got Bianca to script their romance. She says Bianca did it because she cares about her, but J.R.'s lying manipulations are just as bad as Adam. After returning one of Stuart's paintings to Scott at the gatehouse he's renovating, Bianca informs him what she did. Scott can't believe that she would push J.R. and Marissa together and insists there is no good in J.R. Feeling that J.R. destroys everything he touches, Scott is determined to get Marissa away from him. J.R. wonders why Bianca turned against him and who she thinks is the right person for Marissa. Although Bianca suggests that Marissa doesn't need a man to be happy, J.R. thinks it's Scott and confronts him. The two cousins trade barbs about who is the worse Chandler. When J.R. tries to throw him out, Scott reminds him the Chandler Mansion is Adam's and he's just a tenant. J.R. is tempted by a bottle of alcohol but then pours it out into a potted plant. Marissa tracks Bianca down in the park, because she misses her friend. Bianca is glad to hear that Marissa wants to stop running from her, and they kiss.
B&B Recap Written by WandaThomas tells Brooke that he doesnt know what to say. Brooke says he stabbed her in the back. Yes, it may have been Stephanie that coerced him, but he cant defend himself for what he did. Ridge leaves them alone and tells Thomas to tell her the truth or he will. Brooke doesnt even want to hear the truth anymore, at least not from Thomas. She does wonder although why he did this to her .his gain. He said he was going to get everything he ever wanted .his mom and dad back together. And the icing on the cake was Stephanie offering him her shares of Forrester stock. Eric questions Stephanie about why the wedding was stopped and Taylor went charging through the front gate. Stephanie says unfortunately she doesnt think she will be back any time soon. Stephanie has to fill Eric in on what she did and she doesnt even know why. Its the only battle she seems to be able to win; fighting with Brooke. She doesnt know how it will end up her fighting the cancer, but Brooke she can fight. She explains that she offered Thomas her shares so that he would go along with the lie. Eric asks if she is listening to herself and what she has done. He thought she had changed, but here she goes going after Brooke again and Stephanie even handpicked the woman she wanted Ridge to have decades ago. She set her grandson up so now anything he accomplishes in the future will only be tainted because he was so weak. Stephanie wonders if God is punishing her now and letting her know that he is in control, not her.
Thomas confides in Brooke that now he has lost his two best friends, Brooke and Dayzee. She says maybe in time she will forgive him, but not now. She wont be able to work with him anymore. He regrets that since she was the one who believed in him the most. In leaving, he tells his dad goodbye and that he knows Im sorry is easy to say and that he will have to prove it with his actions, and he intends to. Eric pours some bubbly and tells Thorne they might as well tie one on since hes already paid for all of this. Thorne wants to know how long this has been going on and is it the head tumor that caused it. Eric quips that Stephanie is a bit loony in the head, but no he doesnt think it had anything to do with the lie. Stephanies condition will keep them from throwing her out on the street. Thorne grabs his bottle and the gift he brought to the wedding and says no, hes not bitter and hes not pouting that Thomas now has 30% of the company and Thorne has none. Eric says he is sorry and he wouldnt blame Thorne if he felt that way. Thorne says its okay. His life is so much saner when no one is paying any attention to him .at least they wont be spreading stories about who he is sleeping with and that is just fine. Brooke tells Ridge that she thinks Thomas may now understand who he hurt the most; himself. He says that is a very generous way to look at it. She asks him not to shut Thomas out. He is his son. Ridge cant imagine his next words with him. Stephanie drops in on Brooke and wants to apologize. Brooke tells Ridge that it is okay; they cant keep putting it off. Stephanie starts with that she is sorry; she realizes she violated every principle she thought she had. And Brooke should not blame Thomas. Every decent and honest thought he had for Brooke, well Stephanie took it and turned it into something it wasnt. There is no explanation or justification for that. She doesnt know what else to say except that she is sorry.
Days Recap Written by Michele and Cheryl **One Day Ahead
At the police station, fake Rafe thought that Hope was going to torture him. She let him know that the DiMeras will take care of him once they realize that he talked to the police. She told him that the feds want EJ and Stefano more than they want him. All he had to do was tell everything that the DiMeras made him do. He will get put in witness protection if he cooperates with the police. Abe told Bo and Roman that the DA was upset that Hope was working on the DiMera case. Abe wanted to call Internal Affairs because Bo deputized a convicted felon. Bo tried to defend Hope. Abe told him that he could be suspended or fired. Bo was willing to take the risk. Bo thought that once Hope gets fake Rafe to confess, the DA would forget that Hope shouldn’t be on the force. Roman went down to fake Rafe’s cell and told Hope that he was taking over. He told Hope it was her last day and that she wasn’t authorized to make deals with fake Rafe. Roman told fake Rafe that a computer tech was working on fixing his taped confession. Later went back to fake Rafe’s cell and tried to convince him to make a deal.
At the Kiriakis mansion, Victor and Sonny talk about Sonny being gay. Victor understood, but he was worried about him. Chad wanted Kate tot ell him that someone made up everything about Stefano and EJ creating fake Rafe. Lexie wanted to know if the allegations were true too, but she wanted to hear the truth from Stefano. Kate said Stefano was resting and went to check on him. Chad asked Lexie if she thought they did it. She said they’ve done it before and she hoped they pay this time. Lexie left and Kate came back to talk to Chad. Kate hoped Chad wouldn’t turn on Stefano because that would kill him. Taylor wanted EJ to tell her why he did everything he did. He tried to blame everything on Sami and Rafe trying to take his kids from him. She reminded him that he had full custody of the kids. EJ mentioned that he didn’t want Rafe to take his place in his kids’ lives. He begged her to forgive him. She said she would never forgive him. She opened the door so he could leave, but he stopped her. She said all she wanted was her mother back and closed the door on him.
GH Recap Written by Brenda
Dante, watching from the hallway, sees Javier go to Lulu's room and tell her
to go with him. She doesn't want to go. He tells her that he can fire her or
warn Luke that she is there, or she can have a great breakfast with him. Dante
goes to the brothel later to make sure she is ok. One of the clients wants to
spend time with Lulu. Javier pulls the man off Lulu and tells him Lulu is a
waitress. The man pushes Javier to the floor and starts dragging Lulu up the
stairs. Dante grabs the man from behind, restrains him facedown on a couch,
pushes the muzzle of his pistol into the man's back, and orders him leave the
premises. After the man leaves, Javier observes that Dante seemed as if he had
done that many times before. He offers Dante a job as a bouncer. Lupe is
startled to see that Dante is packing a pistol.
Maxie goes to Jason and tells him that he can bring Spinelli back by proposing to Sam. To Sam's chagrin, Jackal, PI turns down a paying client to investigate Anthony Zacchara. Jackal, PI tells her he won't get caught in the crossfire of a mob war and proceeds to go to get his gun from Jason. Jason won't give back the gun, but he asks Jackal, PI what he thinks about Jason proposing to Sam. Jackal, PI can't believe Jason wants to be shackled to a dame, but if he does, it can't be Sam. She has to run the office and has no time to take care of Jason and mind the kids. Maxie goes to Jackal & McCall, hangs up on the same client that Jackal, PI offended, and tells her that she has solved the Spinelli problem and ensuring that Jason will propose to her. Sam says she and Jason aren't getting married, not even to save Spinelli. Spinelli tells Maxie that Jason has finally gone soft. Jason asks Sam how she feels about the two of them. She admits that she is afraid it will be a repeat of the last time they were engaged. Jason tells her not to be afraid and to trust him. Mid-proposal, Maxie bangs on the door and yells that Spinelli is going after Anthony Zacchara with a gun. Spinelli finds Anthony on the docks and pulls his gun on him.
Elizabeth and Lucky recall taking Jake to the zoo when Elizabeth brings Cameron to the day care at GH for a trip to the zoo. Siobhan is annoyed to see Lucky talking to Elizabeth while she was waiting for him to get her. She observes that day care is on the 4th floor and wonders what brought Elizabeth to the 10th floor. Siobhan and Lucky agree to put the night of the fire behind them. She says it is ok to say when he is reaching his breaking point. She suggests grief counseling. He gets angry and tells her to drop it. She tells him that he just proved her point.
Edward invites Michael to go with him to observe a conference call. Edward asks Michael his opinion on the Asgard deal. Michael says the Asgard people seemed too anxious to close the deal and their asking price was too high. Michael frets that he may have messed up the deal, but Edward tells him they went with Michael's opinion and got the shares of half their asking price. He says Michael is a true Quartermaine and will get a bonus. Edward's assistant tells Michael to be careful with his suggestions because the company is in a precarious position and one misstep could ruin them. Anthony startles Tracy on the docks. He tells her he has capitol he would like to invest in ELQ. She tells him she doesn’t want his money. Then he tries to hit on her. She orders him out of her way.
OLTL Recap Written by Jennifer S.Original Todd leaves Viki's home and goes to the Sun office. Still unseen, he goes in and gets on current Todd's computer while both Todd and Jack are out of the office. The Todd we know informs his son that there is an "organization" with the name oragami cogs that wishes to do him harm and he needs Jack's help and computer knowledge to combat this enemy of their family. He does not seem to know, however, that Rex Balsam is behind the organization. Original Todd locks the door and Jack cannot enter when he returns from lunch. Original Todd then knocks Jack out so that he cannot see him. But when he remembers "his" son, Jack, he rushes to make sure he is ok after being knocked out. He also attempts to get past Vimal Patel who does not know what to say or do and who finds Todd suspicious. Dorian believes that David is cheating on her and his "partner" wants to kill her although Blair agrees with David that somebody may be setting him up and Dorian is making false accusations of him. Both Blair and Dorian are concerned, however, about Sam and his "imaginary friend" whom he tells them has a line on his face just like the scar that original Todd had (and still has) when Sam never met or knew original Todd. David goes to talk to Viki to urge her to help him get Dorian back and to investigate who may be setting him up. Bo goes to talk to Rex, concerned about what he might be planning and urges him to deal with his grief of the loss of Gigi the way Bo knows he failed to do when he lost his son. Brody intends to never let Natalie or John know that John is the father of Liam. They grill him about the tape recorder that he does not want them to ever know about revealing that Marty knows that John is Liam's father. And he's determined to never let them know what he heard on the tape.
Y&R Recap Written by EvaEden persuades Noah to visit Sharon in jail and after Noah hears the reason his mom stayed away he forgives her because he has also run away from his family when they needed him the most. Noah tells Sharon Adam may have found evidence to clear her of Skyes death. Noah sees Eden later and thanks her for persuading him to talk to his mom and he also tells her he plans to stay in town because his family needs him. Eden decides to sublet Heathers apartment while she is in New York because she also plans to stay in town. Diane wonders if Adam still wants revenge against Victor but he dissolves their partnership because his new motto is do unto others before they do unto you. Diane then calls the DA and makes a deal with him to give him evidence that Adam was the mastermind behind the Newman Enterprises IPO fraud. The SEC imposes a substantial fine on Diane, which she agrees to pay, and she wont serve any jail time.
Victor meets Sam and suspects that he wants something from Sharon but Sam tells Victor how he and Sharon met and that he is in love with her. Sharon tells Sam to leave because she doesnt want to hurt anyone else but Sam tells her that he needs time to think about everything before he decides what he should do. Victor asks Sam to stay because Sharon needs him and he is a good influence on her. Adam goes to visit Sharon in jail and he listens to her reasons for staying away but all he does is stare coldly at her while she talks to him and when she asks him about the evidence he has to prove her innocence he tells her that he thought he had something but it didnt work out. Chloe and Billy testify at the trial to determine custody of Delia and after Billys testimony Rafe tells him it doesnt look good and he will probably lose custody of Delia. Billy and Chloe are both surprised when Victoria arrives and tells the judge that she is Billys wife and she would like to testify on his behalf.Eden persuades Noah to visit Sharon in jail and after Noah hears the reason his mom stayed away he forgives her because he has also run away from his family when they needed him the most. Noah tells Sharon Adam may have found evidence to clear her of Skyes death. Noah sees Eden later and thanks her for persuading him to talk to his mom and he also tells her he plans to stay in town because his family needs him. Eden decides to sublet Heathers apartment while she is in New York because she also plans to stay in town. Diane wonders if Adam still wants revenge against Victor but he dissolves their partnership because his new motto is do unto others before they do unto you. Diane then calls the DA and makes a deal with him to give him evidence that Adam was the mastermind behind the Newman Enterprises IPO fraud. The SEC imposes a substantial fine on Diane, which she agrees to pay, and she wont serve any jail time.
Victor meets Sam and suspects that he wants something from Sharon but Sam tells Victor how he and Sharon met and that he is in love with her. Sharon tells Sam to leave because she doesnt want to hurt anyone else but Sam tells her that he needs time to think about everything before he decides what he should do. Victor asks Sam to stay because Sharon needs him and he is a good influence on her. Adam goes to visit Sharon in jail and he listens to her reasons for staying away but all he does is stare coldly at her while she talks to him and when she asks him about the evidence he has to prove her innocence he tells her that he thought he had something but it didnt work out. Chloe and Billy testify at the trial to determine custody of Delia and after Billys testimony Rafe tells him it doesnt look good and he will probably lose custody of Delia. Billy and Chloe are both surprised when Victoria arrives and tells the judge that she is Billys wife and she would like to testify on his behalf.
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