Days of Our Lives Update Thursday 8/25/05
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Sami sits on the bench outside of Alices Bar and pulls out a picture of Lucas from her purse. Sami complains that she cant stop doing stupid things but refuses to say no to Tony. Sami tries to rationalize helping Tony. Sami feels that once she helps Tony, she can live happily ever after with Lucas and Will and no one will ever have to know that she was Stan.
Bonnie smokes as she laments to Max about how she took up smoking again because Mickey dumped her. Bonnie hears Max assure her that Mickey wont be her last man and Bonnie agrees with him. Bonnie refers to herself as a survivor but then considers the possibility of her going on Survivor as a quick way to make a million dollars. Bonnie decides against it when she shudders at the thought of having to eat a bug. Max barks when there is a knock at the door. Bonnie turns on the lights and opens the door to see Sami standing there. Bonnie tells Sami that they arent open yet and Sami turns to go, mentioning that shell take her business elsewhere, but Bonnie hurriedly stops her and lets Sami in. Bonnies interest is piques when Sami tells her that if she plays her cards right, today could be her lucky day.
Belle complains to a caller because they are calling to say that they cant bring a van to take Philip to his doctors appointment because the van broke down. Belle ends the call and relays the news to Philip as he comes out of the bathroom. Philip suggests hopping back into bed but Belle refuses to let Philip miss his next prosthesis fitting. Belle suggests calling John but Philip doesnt want to bother John. Belle is taken aback when Philip suggests that she ask Shawn and Mimi to help.
Mimi and Shawn make small talk as they step out of their loft. Belle meets them in the hallway and Shawn and Mimi try to be cordial despite their obvious dislike at seeing her. Mimi says goodbye to Shawn and leaves. Belle tells Shawn that Philip needs his help.
St. Lukes Parish House:
The charity dance is now in full swing. Several couples are dancing as well as Frankie and Jennifer. Abby stands solemnly in the doorway as Chelsea walks up, complaining that Abby actually plans to stay for the dance. Abby questions Chelsea about her plan to go home and form a strategy. Chelsea claims that she has decided that her strategy is to make a move on Patrick now. Abby points out that Patrick is walking up now. Chelsea gives Patrick a flirtatious look as he approaches.
The song ends and Frankie and Jennifer stop dancing to stop over at the refreshment table. They joke about how the DJ keeps playing older songs that were popular when they were kids. Frankie looks sad when Jennifer laments about Jack not being here but perks up when Jennifer says she is glad to be here with him.
A nurse lets Bo and Billie into Lexies office to wait because the lab is backed up and cant get to their DNA results right away. Billie is anxious to get the results but Bo cautions her not to get her hopes up. Billie agrees to calm down but then begins to hope that Tonys declaration could be true. Bo agrees that it would be a miracle. Billie hugs Bo just as Hope walks up to the door and sees them.
St. Lukes Parish House:
Chelsea tells Abby to stall for her and leaves. Abby claims to Patrick that Chelsea stepped away to use the ladies room. Patrick compliments Abby on her look and Abby explains that shes meeting Josh tonight but fears that he isnt going to show up. Patrick assures Abby that Josh will show up as Chelsea comes back. Chelsea suggests that they talk someplace more private and excuses herself and Patrick to Abby as they walk away. Patrick wishes Abby good luck as they leave but Abby remarks to herself that she isnt the one who is going to need the luck.
Frankie and Jennifer talk about how weird it was for Jack to sign them up for the dance and then have to desert them. Frankie convinces Jennifer that Jack is simply looking out for the future. They make small talk about visiting Caroline and Jennifer delights in the news that Frankie no longer has to leave town for his business deal. Jennifer suggests fixing Frankie up with her single girlfriends and Frankie flashes back to Jack begging him to marry Jennifer when he dies. Frankie turns down Jennifers offer, claiming hed rather focus on family and friends right now. Jennifer laughs as she jokes about how Frankie is missing out on some cute friends and hugs him. Caroline who comes up behind them to yell at Frankie surprises them.
Hope clears her throat as she enters Lexies office. Bo is surprised that Hope was able to find them and Hope explains that she tracked them down and complains that Bo never told her where he was going. Bo points out that he left a message on Hopes voicemail and told Chelsea to relay where he went. Hope quips in a sarcastic tone that Chelsea did indeed tell her where Bo went. Bo tells Hope about how Billie met with Tony and got information out of him but not what the information is. Hope assures them that she really wants them to find their daughter but complains again about how she heard it from Chelsea with such an attitude. Billie takes offense and yells at Hope to cut Chelsea some slack. Hope insists that what Chelsea has been through doesnt excuse bad behavior. Billie suggests that Chelsea was reacting to Hopes lousy attitude.
Belle explains why Philip needs help to Shawn and Shawn agrees to help. Shawn seems offended at the thought that Belle didnt think hed agree to help but Shawn insists that while he didnt like the decision, its one hell have to learn to live with. Shawn turns toward Belles loft as he suggests that Belle might have been meant to be with Philip all along. Shawn heads into Belles loft and Belle rushes after him.
Sami explains to Bonnie that shes looking to book Alices Bar for her wedding reception. Bonnie takes offense as Sami refers to Alices Bar as a place to settle for since the nice places are booked and when Sami claims her motivation for choosing the place was because Bonnie could use the money. Sami mentions that Marlena and Roman are paying for the wedding and suddenly Bonnie is all for the idea, even offering some extra ideas to up the cost. Bonnie leads Sami towards the terrace but runs back to the bar to get her own pad and pen to jot down ideas. While Bonnie is at the bar, Mimi comes in desperate to talk to Bonnie. Bonnie tries to put off the talk but Mimi insists, declaring that she came really close to sleeping with Shawn tonight. Bonnie delights in the news but Sami, who has overheard, comes up and tells Mimi that she doesnt waste any time.
Bo steps up to tell Billie she is out of line for saying that to Hope. Billie explains that it was wrong of Hope to attack Chelsea this way given all Chelsea has been through. Hope insists that she wasnt attacking Chelsea but in fact trying to reach out to her. Billie fumes as Hope relies on her cop instincts to insist that Chelsea is a troubled kid. Hope warns that if Chelseas deep-seated problems that stem from before her parents death arent dealt with, theyll only get much worse.
St. Lukes Parish House:
Chelsea leads Patrick to a storage closet. Patrick starts to talk to her but Chelsea interrupts him with a kiss. Patrick pushes her away. Chelsea refers to Hope as a bitch as she complains that Bo and Hope have gotten to Patrick since he doesnt want to kiss her and Patrick takes offense at Chelsea insulting his friend. Chelsea doesnt believe that Hope was right to give her a lecture because shes 18 years old and was kissing with Patrick. Patrick points out that it was Chelsea who threw herself at him and agrees that it was wrong. Chelsea complains that Patrick doesnt like her but Patrick insists that he likes her only as a friend. Chelsea apologizes to Patrick for putting him in such an awkward position. Patrick suggests that Chelsea find someone her own age to date and Chelsea brings up how she can date Max. Patrick warns Chelsea to stay away from Max.
Caroline turns out to be joking as she explains that she was referring to how Frankie didnt come see her upon her coming back from the dead. Jennifer laughs as Frankie hugs Caroline. Frankie assures Caroline that he and Max will be sticking around for a while. Jennifer then welcomes Caroline home and mentions that Jack was worried about them. Caroline asks Jennifer how she must feel having Jack back home and Frankie looks solemn as Jennifer and Caroline talk about how Jack wont be going anywhere for a long time.
Abby begins to fear that Josh has stood her up but then Josh comes rushing in. He apologizes for being late and explains that his skateboard lost a wheel. Abby is at first ashamed when Josh shares his surprise at having a girl ask him out but perks up again when Josh says he is glad she called. Josh gives Abby a special pin from his favorite comic book hero to hold onto and Abby thanks him with a kiss just as Jennifer walks out and sees them.
Belle escorts Shawn up to the bedroom where Philip is finishing getting dressed. Philip notices Shawns attempts to avoid looking at the unmade bed. Belle confirms that Shawn is really willing to help out and then steps away to gather her things. Philip has Shawn sit down for a moment to talk and asks about him and Mimi. Philip hints that he thought Shawn and Mimi might have slept together but Shawn says they only talked and listened to music before complaining about how they could hear what Philip and Belle were doing through the walls. Philip refuses to be embarrassed about it and Shawn agrees that he isnt embarrassed about him and Mimi. Philip wants Mimi and Shawn to get together but Shawn insists that he and Mimi are just friends. Philip tries to convince Shawn that great love can stem from friendship but Belle stands in the doorway as Shawn says that he doesnt think hes ready for love right now.
Mimi tries to be cordial to Sami but Sami accuses her of just using Shawn for sex. Mimi insists that they didnt have sex and tells Sami to mind her own business. Bonnie steps in and tells Sami to go wait for her in the banquet room. Sami leaves. Once alone, Bonnie gloats to Mimi about her relationship with Shawn. Mimi fears that Sami will blab to Rex about what almost happened between her and Shawn. Bonnie points out that Rex is the one who left and now with Belle out of the picture, Mimi should go after Shawn, claiming Shawn to be the man Mimi wanted all along. Sami eavesdrops from around the corner.
St. Lukes Parish House:
Patrick warns that Max will end up hurting Chelsea. Chelsea claims that Max is one who never led him on and storms out of the storage closet.
Jennifer hides behind a door as she watches Josh ask Abby to dance and then comes out when they head into the room to dance. Jennifer wishes Jack were here to see them. Jennifer greets Patrick with a hug as he walks up and hugs him again as she calls him a hero for what happened on the island.
Caroline assures Frankie that she and Victor are just friends and Frankie is glad to hear it. Caroline asks Frankie if there is anyone special in his life these days and Frankie looks over to see Jennifer enter the room arm in arm with Patrick.
Billie insists that Chelsea is a good kid and needs patience and understanding, not someone who jumps down her throat for no reason. Bo stops Billie and places the blame on himself for making this out to be a big deal by warning Chelsea about guys like Patrick. Hope tells Bo that she believes Chelsea came on to Patrick and refers to Chelsea as girls like that who use sex to manipulate. Billie yells at Hope and blurts out that Hope called her daughter a slut. Hope turns to Bo for explanation. Bo reveals that they are here for DNA tests to see if Chelsea is really Georgia.
Bonnie joins Mimi at a table after having gotten rid of Sami. Mimi is still convinced that Sami is going to run home and tell Rex what she heard. Bonnie tries to convince her to forget about it and focus on getting together with Shawn. Mimi groans at the idea because she doesnt see her and Shawn as meant to be. Mimi regrets telling Bonnie about kissing Shawn. Bonnie persists so Mimi changes the subject and asks for a job so she can start contributing toward the rent. Bonnie gives Mimi a job as a waitress and delights in an idea of who to hire as a replacement bartender.
Belle, Shawn, and Philip step off the elevator at the hospital. The nurse greets Philip and tells him that the doctor is ready for him. Belle offers to go with Philip but Philip prefers to do this himself and adds that itll give Belle time to hang out with Shawn. The nurse helps Philip wheel himself to the room. Belle commends Philip to Shawn. Shawn offers to get coffee but Belle stops him to thank him for helping Philip. Shawn is surprised when Belle says she isnt so sure anymore that hed do anything for her. Belle starts to ask why Shawn would get together with Mimi if he cares about her so much but Shawn insists that he and Mimi are only friends. Shawns cell phone rings and it isnt a number he recognizes. Shawn steps away to use the pay phone. Sami rushes up and warns Belle not to let Shawn get to her.
Hospital & Alices Bar:
Shawn calls back the number that called him and it turns out to be Bonnie from Alices Bar. Bonnie explains to Shawn that she is looking for a bartender to fill in since Rex left and asks Shawn to fill in until she can find a replacement. Bonnie avoids calling Shawn by name since Mimi is sitting right there. Shawn agrees to since hed like the extra cash. Bonnie ends the call and gloats to Max about how shes got a new bartender and Mimi a new boyfriend soon to be fiancé. Max barks in reply but Bonnie quiets him before Mimi can overhear.
Belle wants to know why Sami is there and she explains that she is here for her pre-wedding blood test. Sami calls Belle on the way she was looking at Shawn and insists that she must get over Shawn. Belle complains that its hard to do when her head and her heart are saying two different things. Sami claims to be speaking for Belles unborn child as she tells Belle that she must accept that things with Shawn are over but Belle refuses.
St. Lukes Parish House:
Chelsea is touching up her makeup in the hallway when Abby walks up to ask about Patrick. Chelsea brushes off the question and asks about Josh. Abby says things are going great with Josh and guesses by Chelseas sour mood that things didnt go so well with Patrick. Chelsea blames Bo and Hope for scaring Patrick off. Abby tries to urge Chelsea to give up her quest for Patrick but Chelsea gloats about how she plans to use Max to drive Patrick insane.
Caroline questions Frankies sudden mood shift and Frankie complains about Jennifer hanging around Patrick. Caroline commends Patrick for rescuing them. Caroline suddenly remembers that she was asked to bring back cups and forgot to get them. Frankie offers to get the cups for Caroline and Caroline walks away.
Frankie joins Patrick and Jennifer at the refreshment table. They exchange glares until Frankie asks Jennifer where to find the cups. Jennifer tells him to look in the storage closet and excuses herself from Patrick as she directs Frankie to the closet.
Chelsea watches Patrick standing alone in the room before heading back into the hall. Chelsea uses her cell phone to make plans with Max to meet at the Salem Beach in an hour. Chelsea delights in the fact that Patrick overheard her conversation and doesnt look happy.
Jennifer and Frankie enter the storage closet. Jennifer looks around in hopes of grabbing more napkins and plates at the same time and Frankie flips the light switch only for the bulb to fizzle out and leave them in darkness. They decide to search the room by the moonlight coming through the window and Jennifer grabs a box of cups from the shelf. As Jennifer turns around she trips and falls into Frankies arms. Jack walks up to the door, closes it shut and locks them inside. Jennifer and Frankie hear the door close and Frankie rushes over to try and open it only to find that its locked.
Hope tries to fathom the idea that Chelsea could be Georgia. Hope apologizes to Billie for sounding harsh now that she knows why Billie was reacting the way she did. Billie tells Hope that if Chelsea is Georgia, she will get all the love and caring she needs and assures Hope that she wont let Chelsea make the same mistakes that she did. The nurse knocks on the door and explains to Bo as he opens the door, that the test results are in and Lexie asked her to bring them up because she got called to an emergency. Bo thanks her and the nurse leaves. Bo allows Billie the honor of opening the folder encasing the results. Billie opens the folder, scans down the page, and exclaims that she doesnt believe it!
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