Days of Our Lives Update Wednesday 8/20/03


Days of Our Lives Update Wednesday 8/20/03

By Lisa
Pictures by Juanita

Sami is there to see Tony wake up from his coma. She updates him on everything that happened to him and he’s glad to see that she has her voice back. John and Marlena interrupt the two to pull Sami away for the hearing on Lexie’s paternity test. Lucas decides to stay behind to catch up with Tony. Alone with Tony, Lucas tells him that they had a major screw up while he was in the hospital. He explains that Bo and Hope found out what the substance they were holding was for and blew up the cave an don top of that gave away their foundation money to and Indian reservation. At the hearing the board members have gathered to decide on Sami’s termination at the hospital. She is given the chance to plead her case against the termination and asks the members of the board to grant her stay at the hospital for her son’s sake. The members take a break allowing Sami and Marlena to leave the room. In the hallway John finds Marlena and asks about the hearing. She tells him that Sami pleaded her case and she agrees with her. John disagrees with Sami getting to keep her job and reminds Marlena that she has screwed up too many chances before in the past and needs to be punished as Sami listens from around the corner. The board members call in Marlena for the voting process when they are interrupted by Lucas who has come to speak on Sami’s behalf. He tells the board members that he believes that Sami has reformed and tells them that she could not handle loosing her job with everything that has happened to her lately. He begs of them to give her a second chance and have faith in her. John later goes back to visit Tony and accuses him of Bo and Hope’s attack when Sami jumps in and blames John for destroying her life. She tells him that she overheard him pushing her mother to vote against her to keep her job when Marlena comes in with on her hearing. She tells Sami that the hospital decided to terminate her for switching Lexie’s paternity test results. Sami asks her mother how she personally voted and Marlena admits that she voted against her. 

Shawn accuses Rex of being the one behind Bo & Hope’s attack as Mimi tries to stop them from fighting. Rex aggressively denies the accusations after Shawn admits to snooping around on his computer. Shawn tells Rex about all the information he found prompting Rex to recall the events of that night including the burning of the evidence. Shawn promises to get to the bottom of Rex’s lies when Cassie comes and the two boys get into a fistfight. Cassie eventually breaks the two up demanding that Mimi and Shawn leave the room. Outside Shawn warns Mimi and puts doubts in her mind about Rex. Shawn leaves to meet Belle and Philip while Mimi stays to eavesdrop on Cassie and Rex. Inside Cassie is livid about Rex lying to her and demands that he tell her the truth NOW… as Mimi listens outside. 

Belle and Philip are trapped hiding in the garden when the sprinklers are turned on. They eventually get away and to their car to wait for Shawn to come out of the mansion. In the car Belle expresses her concern about Shawn’s safety being in the house with Rex especially if their theories are true. The two start to talk about how much danger Mimi is in when Philip reaches over to kiss her only to be caught by Shawn. Shawn questions what’s going on in the car but Philip takes the attention off himself by questioning Shawn about any additional information he might have found on Rex. Shawn tells the two that he believes now more than ever that Rex was responsible for the attack on his parents and will make sure to prove it. 

Bo and Hope recover together in her room and vow to find the person who attacked them together when Jack and Jennifer, who have come bearing flowers and chocolates, come in offer their help also. Jack pulls Bo outside leaving the two ladies together to have some alone time. Hope and Jennifer talk about the Horton women being tough and not giving up. Jennifer opens up to Hope about how much in love she is with Jack this time around but is worried about an exclusive story Jack’s working on that will win him the Pulitzer Prize and a job at the New York Times. The downside of his exclusive is that the story could get him killed. Outside Hope’s room Bo tells Jack that he has to find the criminal that hurt her when Jack asks him whom they have ticked off lately. Bo immediately thinks of Tony and tells Jack that on the night of the attack Tony was missing from his room and was found later that night in another patient room due to an orderly mix up. Bo plans to talk to Tony (not knowing that he has already come out of his coma). When Bo goes back into see Hope he confesses to her that he has Tony in mind as a suspect for the attack. The two are later surprised to hear from their doctor that they are being released from the hospital. Bo tells Hope that after he takes her home he plans to return to the hospital to wait and question Tony. Later at Jack and Jennifer’s house, Jack frantically works on his exclusive story and Jennifer is concerned about his working habits. He sends her away on a food run when he calls Mickey to make plans to change his will. 

In Tony’s room John accuses him of Bo and Hope’s attack when Sami jumps in and blames John for destroying her life. She tells him that she overheard him pushing her mother to vote against her to keep her job when Marlena comes in with on her hearing. She tells Sami that the hospital decided to terminate her for switching Lexie’s paternity test results. Sami asks her mother how she personally voted and Marlena admits that she voted against her. 

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