Days of Our Lives Update Thursday 2/17/05
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Mimis hospital room:
Belle walks past the hospital staff and lets herself into Mimis hospital room. Belle places her stuff down and rubs Mimis leg. Mimi wakes up and says hello. Belle says hello back. Mimi asks if Belle is going to tell her that she is looking great. Belle sits down next to the bed and tells Mimi that shes looked better. Belle asks Mimi what happened. Mimi explains that she was trying to tell Rex about the abortion when she started to feel really sick. Mimi blames it on her conscience punishing her. Belle assures Mimi that she did what she thought was right at the time. Mimi points out that Belle didnt think it was the right thing to do. Belle points out that she isnt Mimi and that Mimi should now be concentrating on getting better and then deal with telling Rex. Mimi says she might as well kill herself now but Belle tells her never to say that. Mimi says shes dead either way because Jan knows. Mimi adds that Jan has also been threatening to tell Rex.
Rex & Shawns loft:
Rex is drinking coffee and working on his computer. Shawn comes straggling out of his bedroom still half asleep. Shawn yawns and Rex tells him that the coffee is on the counter. Shawn pours himself a cup of coffee as he teases Rex about always being hard at work. Rex is offended by the teasing and tells Shawn that he is doing some research to try and find out what is wrong with Mimi. Shawn asks if Rex has had any luck. Rex says he hasnt and is frustrated that the doctors have yet to make a prognosis. Shawn assures Rex that everything is going to be okay but Rex doesnt believe him. Shawn tells Rex that he and Mimi love each other and are meant to be together. Shawn adds that Rex just has to have faith. Shawn mentions how he has to go take a shower to get ready for Lucas and Samis wedding. Rex helps himself to another cup of coffee as he says that he isnt crazy about going to the wedding either, even if he is half-brother to both the bride and the groom. Rex cant understand why he is going when Sami hates him and doesnt want him there. Shawn points out that Sami doesnt like anyone and that Sami even asked Belle to be her matron of honor when she doesnt even like Belle. Rex asks Shawn if he is taking Belle to the wedding. Shawn says he would like to but he doesnt think it would be a good idea for everyone to find out that they are back together before Belle has a chance to tell Philip. Rex tells Shawn that its nice of him to consider Philips feelings, referring in a sarcastic tone to Philip as Belles husband. Shawn tells Rex to shut up. Rex says that it bothers him. Shawn justifies his and Belles actions by saying that he and Belle love each other. Rex points out that Philip loves Belle too, only hes married to her. Rex complains that Philip is halfway around the world fighting a dangerous enemy, yet his own personal enemy is right here in Salem trying to steal his wife.
Philip is sitting down looking at his small picture of Belle while his fellow soldiers all don their battle gear. Philip tells Belle as he holds the medal around his neck that he is proud to serve his country but wishes that he didnt have to be away from her. Philip kisses the picture. Jake comes up and tells Philip that the sandstorm is finally letting up so Jake and Philip begin putting on their combat gear. Jake warns Philip that Lieutenant Bilbo will be here soon and to look sharp. Jake notices that Philip was looking at Belles picture and teases him about it. Philip insists that Belle is the most beautiful woman in the world. Philip tells Jake that break time is the only time he gets to see Belle and wishes to be able to hold her in his arms. Jake suggests that there could be a way for Philip to see Belle in person.
Eugenia lies on her bed reading the paper. Her dog, Dino, barks so Eugenia feeds him a piece of her bagel. Eugenia apologizes to Dino for the bagel being stale. Theres a knock at the door and Eugenia wonders who that could be. Eugenia complains to Dino about how she gets a visitor when she looks like something Dino drug in. Eugenia peaks through the peephole in the door and asks if the visitor is a friend or a foe. Eugenia sees that it is a man holding a goody basket and decides that it is a friend. Eugenia opens the door and greets the deliveryman by telling him that he probably has the wrong apartment because no one ever sends her a goody basket. The man reads Eugenias name off the card. Eugenia confirms that that is she and lets the man into her apartment to drop off the basket. Eugenia signs for the delivery and tries to tip the man but the man looks around the rundown apartment and decides that Eugenia needs the money more than him. The man leaves and Eugenia calls after him to thank him for making her day. Eugenia brings Dino over to look at the basket. Eugenia notes how all of the stuff is high quality. Eugenia puts Dino back on the bed as she reads the card from Kate who refers to Eugenia as her best partner in crime. Eugenia tucks the card into her robe, considering it an insurance policy. Eugenia marvels at how Kate can be so mean to Sami but turn around and be sweet to her. Eugenia digs into the basket.
Kate continues to eavesdrop from the bedroom. Sami tries to convince Lucas that Kate is the only person evil enough to set them up like this. Brandon agrees with Sami. Sami implores Lucas to remember all of the things that Kate has done to her. Kate comes rushing into the room and tells Lucas to think of how Will would react to seeing Sami and Brandon there and tells Lucas to throw them out. Lucas asks Kate if she set up Sami and Brandon so hed call off the wedding. Kate pretends to be shocked at the question. Sami yells at Kate to tell Lucas about how she set her and Brandon up to make it look like they slept together the night before the wedding. Kate says that it is true; she is totally responsible for Lucas finding Sami and Brandon in bed together.
Philip asks Jake what he is talking about because Philips tour of duty doesnt end for months. Jake tells Philip about how Lieutenant Bilbo is looking for a good man to lead a team into enemy territory. Jake starts to mention what would happen to whoever did this and Philip interrupts to add that it would only happen if that person made it out alive. Jake continues to say that the leader would then get to go on leave to report their findings to the Pentagon. Philip is surprised to hear about the Pentagon. Jake tells Philip that while its a dangerous mission, Philip has the right training and background to do a good job and if he wants the job, to just say the word. Philip realizes that this means hed also be getting to go home to Belle. Jake points out that then he and Belle would get to have a real honeymoon. Jake hears the Lieutenant coming. Philip tells Belle that he would do anything to come home to her. Jake asks if Philip wants him to talk to the Lieutenant and Philip says yes. They head out.
Dino growls as Eugenia gets the wrapping off of the basket. Eugenia laughs as she says sorry to Dino since he cant have any of the goodies. The phone rings and it is Marguerite. Eugenia gushes to Marguerite about how if she were a real psychic she would know what had just been delivered to her door. Marguerite guesses that the only thing that would make Eugenia sound that happy would be a man. Eugenia tells her that she was just given a gourmet gift basket. Marguerite asks what the occasion is and Eugenia tells her about she and Kate took care of stopping the wedding, vowing that Lucas will never marry Sami now.
Brandon closes the door as he comes inside the apartment. Lucas curses Kate about breaking her promise. Sami insists to Lucas that Kate has always been out to get her and would do anything to stop her from marrying him. Kate tells Sami to stop spewing venom long enough for her to clarify her point. Kate goes on to say that she was responsible for Lucas finding Sami and Brandon but she didnt set them up. Brandon doesnt think that Kate is making any sense. Lucas demands to know the truth and asks Kate if she had anything to do with Sami and Brandon being together. Kate denies it. Sami calls Kate a liar. Kate tells Sami that she hired a private investigator to follow her and then told Lucas about the findings but Lucas didnt believe it until he saw it with his own eyes. Sami is upset that Kate had her followed. Kate apologizes to Lucas but then adds that she was right all along about Sami not only being a liar but also a slut. Sami lunges at Kate and Lucas tries to hold her back.
Mimis hospital room:
Belle asks Mimi how Jan was able to find out about the abortion. Mimi flashes back to Jans blackmail threat. Mimi tells Belle about Jan finding the receipt from the clinic. Belle is outraged at the blackmail that has been going on and calls Jan a witch. Belle cant believe that Shawn ever got involved with Jan. Mimi tells Belle about how she keeps trying to tell Rex about the abortion but every time, all Rex does is forgive her before she can get the words out. Belle suggests that Rex really might forgive Mimi since he is the one who said he didnt want to start a family yet. Mimi doesnt agree with Belle because she knows that Rex wants to be a father more than anything. Belle repeats that Rex said he wasnt ready. Mimi points out that Rex wouldnt understand why she didnt give him a say in the decision. Belle tells Mimi to tell Rex and stop torturing herself because her body cant handle a lie like this. Mimi regrets not listening to Belles advice about telling Rex before having the abortion. Belle regrets not listening to Mimi about not marrying Philip.
Shawn & Rexs loft:
Shawn tells Rex that he wanted to tell Philip the truth and even tried to get to him before he left. Shawn reminds Rex that Philip used to be his and Belles friend. Rex returns to working on his computer and reminds Shawn that Philip is now Belles husband. Shawn says that it is now up to Belle when she tells Philip even though now that Philips gone, it wont be easy. Rex asks Shawn why he cant just stay away from Belle and wait for Philip to come home so they can work it out in person. Shawn says it is because Philip is overseas and could be away for a year or more. Rex tells Shawn to respect what Philip is doing and stay away from Belle until she and Philip can work out their problems. Shawn reminds Rex that he used to be for Shawn and Belle being together. Rex says he changed his mind when Shawn moved on with Jan and broke Belles heart. Shawn tells Rex to stop bringing that up because he doesnt remember how he got together with Jan and doesnt even love her, much less like her. Rex asks if that makes it okay. Shawn declares that being with Jan was the biggest mistake of his life. Jan bursts in and asks Shawn how he could say such a terrible thing.
Kate calls Sami crazy. Sami calls Kate a sneaky bitch for having her followed. Kate tells Sami that she thought at first that Sami was being straight with Lucas because the private eye had come up with nothing. Sami insists that she was and tells Lucas that she has been completely honest with him. Kate asks if that was up until Sami slept with Brandon. Lucas agrees with Kate. Sami begs Lucas to believe that she didnt sleep with Brandon. Lucas tells Sami that he believes that after what he saw, Sami didnt sleep at all. Lucas describes the energetic romantic rendezvous scene that he found in the hotel room. Sami insists that it isnt true. Kate insists that she hoped that the detective wouldnt find anything but Sami calls her a liar. Sami tries to convince Lucas that Kate has always been out to get them and has been trying to destroy their happiness. Kate tells Sami to grow up and own up to her own actions. Kate complains about how the money spent on the honeymoon is now lost but at least Lucas future is saved. Kate tells Sami that she has only herself to blame because she never should have followed Brandon to that hotel. Sami tells Lucas that she had to go to the hotel to tell Brandon to stay away from them. Lucas points out that as long as Sami loves him, thats all that should matter. Sami insists that she loves Lucas and that she had tried to call Brandon but when he didnt answer she had to go to his hotel room and have the maid let her in. Lucas tells Sami to stop using the maid story. Sami insists that its true. Lucas points out that they asked the maid and the maid never let Sami into Brandons room. Sami insists that it was a different maid. Sami flashes back to seeing the maid and realizes that it was Kate disguised as a maid.
Jan asks Shawn to imagine how she feels having walked in and heard the man she plans to marry say that she is the biggest mistake of his life. Shawn tells Jan to face that they cant be together. Jan insists that she is Shawns fiancée and that they will be together forever. Rex leaves to give them some privacy. Shawn tells Jan that he doesnt want to hurt her and was even a friend to her when no one else was. Jan says that she doesnt want a friend but a lover and Shawn is the only one she is ever going to want. Shawn tells Jan to stop talking like that. Jan reminds Shawn that he said that he loved her. Shawn apologizes to Jan for not remembering telling her that he loved her. Shawn adds that he doesnt feel that way now. Jan yells at Shawn for using the amnesia as a defense and adds that he knew what he wanted when he threw her down on the floor and got on top of her. Shawn tells Jan to stop talking like that. Shawn goes on to say that whatever relationship they had was a mistake and a little weird because a guy should remember whom he is in love with. Shawn is thankful that he now knows whom he truly loves. Jan believes that Shawn meant that he truly loves her and changes the subject to her chosen outfit for Samis wedding. Jan suggests that they drink some bloody marys to get through the ceremony but Shawn says he doesnt want to drink anything and that Jan isnt coming to the wedding with him. Jan insists that she is because she is Shawns fiancée. Shawn tells Jan that he does not have feelings for her and is no longer attracted to her. Jan calls Shawn a liar and asks why he would have given her such an engagement ring if he didnt plan on marrying her. Shawn tells Jan that he doesnt remember proposing and that if he were thinking straight, he never would have. Shawn tells Jan to keep the ring. Jan asks if Belle was the one who turned Shawn against her. Shawn uses Samis wedding as an excuse to leave but Rex stops him to say that he isnt going to any wedding.
Mimis hospital room:
Belle holds Mimis hand as they talk. Mimi tells Belle that she is one of the worst spots to be in because she loves one man but is married to his friend. Belle says the worst part is that she did this to herself and asks why she had to rush. Mimi says that Philip getting called up brought on a lot of pressure and Belle was just trying to do the right thing. Belle says that you dont marry a man that you dont love with your whole heart and that is exactly what she did by walking down the aisle and saying her vows. Belles PDA rings and she apologizes for not turning it off. Mimi tells her that its okay to check it. Belle checks the PDA and reads the message about Samis wedding being called off. Mimi asks if Sami is going for a record. Belle rushes out of the room to call Sami. A nurse comes in and assesses Mimi. The nurse notes that Mimis fever is still spiking and offers to get some ice chips. Mimi jokes about how they are her favorite. The nurse notes that Mimis blood pressure is not coming down and tells Mimi that Lexie wanted her to take some medication to help her relax. Mimi takes the medication and the nurse leaves. Mimi hears Jan pretending to talk like a baby and sees the vision of the little boy walking in front of the hospital room window. Mimi screams.
Philip reports to Lieutenant Bilbo and Philip tells him that he is here to volunteer for the mission. The Lieutenant confirms that he is sure and leads him to another room. The Lieutenant asks Philip if he is so eager to take on this mission because of his new bride. Philip admits that that is part of it but he also feels qualified to lead the team. The Lieutenant agrees but warns Philip that this is a very dangerous mission. Philip says that he is aware of the risks. Bilbo asks Philip if he wants to come home to his wife alive or in a body bag and orders Philip to take more time to think it over. They salute each other and Bilbo steps away to take a phone call.
Eugenias apartment & phone psychic:
Eugenia pops the cork and drinks straight from the bottle of champagne from the basket as she tells Marguerite about how she and Kate used Samis horoscope and Samis call to her phone psychic. Eugenia snickers at the use of the word psychic as she pours the champagne into her coffee mug. Marguerite laughs too and says that she did a good job in her role. Eugenia tells Marguerite about how Sami took Marguerites vision of Brandon at the Jetway Inn and ran right over there only to come face to face with Kate dressed as a maid. Marguerite cant believe what she is hearing. Eugenia then tells her about how Kate let Sami into the room and then she made the room look romantic including taking off their clothes. Marguerite is shocked to hear about that part. Eugenia gushes about how shes always dreamed about undressing Brandon but got the task of undressing Sami done as quickly as she could. Eugenia likens the way she arranged Brandon and Sami to look like a scene from a late night movie. Marguerite admits that she watches those movies too and then asks what happened after they woke up. Eugenia tells Marguerite about how Kate told Lucas about the private eye and how he should go over there and see for himself. Marguerite cant believe that Lucas fell for that. Eugenia bets that Kate will fan the flames of suspicion in the direction of Sami.
Kate acts offended that Sami thinks that she was the maid at the hotel. Sami insists that she would swear to it on a stack of bibles. Kate accuses Sami of having no respect for religion or marriage and tells Lucas that she is glad that he saw the light before the ceremony. Sami still accuses Kate of letting her into Brandons room and then calling Lucas. Kate insists that she only called Lucas after the private investigator called her. Kate tells Sami that she is the only one who would be unfaithful to her sons father the night before their wedding. Kate then turns to Brandon and reminds him of how Sami switched Theos paternity tests. Sami reminds Kate that Abe was Theos father. Kate points out that Sami didnt know that and acted out of desperation. Brandon says he doesnt remember what happened between him and Sami in the hotel room. Kate accuses Sami of drugging Brandon to get him to do, as she wants and reminds Sami of her attempt to do that with Austin. Sami insists that she didnt do that to Brandon. Both Kate and Lucas question Samis validity. Sami pleads with Lucas to forgive her. Sami confirms with Lucas that he hasnt forgotten about all the plans for the future that they had talked about. Brandon confronts Kate about the message on his PDA. Kate flashes back to sending the message. Kate blames it on Sami and claims that she can barely type. Lucas agrees that Kate isnt technology savvy. Kate says that Sami is the one who is brilliant at bending technology to her will. Sami yells at everyone to stop it.
Philip looks at Belles picture and kisses his medal before tucking it back in his shirt. Philip approaches Bilbo and tells him that he has decided to lead the team into enemy territory. Bilbo tells Philip that he is a brave soldier. Philip asks to call Belle before he leaves but Bilbo suggests that that might be better to wait on until after Philip returns so that Philip isnt distracted by Belles worries. Philip says he is clear on the reason for the mission but just wants to hear Belles voice. Bilbo agrees and tells Philip to ask PFC Horn for a satellite phone. Philip thanks Bilbo and rushes off to talk to Jake. Philip tells Jake about his decision to go on the mission and that he plans to call Belle so he can hear her voice just in case he doesnt make it.
Shawn accuses Rex of trying to run his life but Rex explains that he stopped Shawn because the wedding has been called off. Shawn asks what happened. Rex says he just got a message but no details and wants to call Lucas. Shawn tells Rex to let him know how it goes and that hell be in the shower. Jan flirts with Shawn by offering to scrub his back and front but Shawn brushes her off and yells at her to leave him alone as he shuts the bedroom door in her face. Jan bangs on the door, curses Shawn, and vows not to let him shut her out of his life. Jan is convinced that Belle did this to her.
Mimis hotel room:
Belle hears Mimis screams to stop it and rushes back into the room to see what is wrong. Mimi begs Belle to make it go away and Belle asks what Mimi wants her to get away. Mimi points out the baby that only she sees in the doorway that keeps laughing and talking to her but Belle doesnt see anything. Belle tries to convince Mimi that she was only having a bad dream but Mimi insists that she sees the baby taunting her. Belle tells the nurse that Mimi is hallucinating despite Mimis objections. Mimi hears the baby giggling. The nurse notes that Mimis blood pressure is still very elevated. Mimi swears that she saw the baby. Mimi goes back to sleep. Belle tells the nurse that Mimi was fine a few minutes ago and the nurse suggests that this could be related to the fever or a drug reaction. The nurse notes that Mimi is under a lot of stress. Mimi hears Jans voice taunt Mimi about how Rex will get rid of her when he hears how she got rid of the baby.
Jake suggests that Philip should wait to talk to Belle but Philip says he cant wait. Philip insists that he needs the peace of mind of knowing that he said goodbye to Belle just in case he doesnt make it out. Philip demands the satellite phone from Jake before he changes his mind. Philip dials Belles loft but gets the machine. Philip then dials Mimis number, believing that shell know where Belle is.
Jan yells at Shawn that he cant hide from her. Rex tells Jan to give Shawn some time but Jan has no intention of giving Shawn any time to get back together with Belle. Rex leads Jan over to talk but Jan tells him to get his hands off of her. Rex asks Jan why Shawn doesnt remember getting involved with her. Jan claims she doesnt know and insists that she didnt trick Shawn. Rex tells Jan that shes going about getting Shawn the wrong way because Shawn hates being pressured. Rex suggests that Jan and Shawn should take a break for even strong couples need that every now and then. Jan asks if Rex and Mimi is a strong couple. Rex insists that he and Mimi have worked hard for what theyve got. Jan tells Rex that he doesnt have a clue what he and Mimi have and dont have. Jan tells Rex that if he thinks that she lied to Shawn, and then hed better ask Mimi what she did to him. The phone rings and Shawn steps out of his room to pick it up, believing it to be Belle calling him back. Jan rushes up to Shawn but Shawn tells her to stay before heading back into his room with the phone. Shawn answers the phone and asks if it is Belle. Philip is outraged to hear Shawns voice asking for Belle.
Mimis hospital room:
Belle paces outside of Mimis hospital room while Mimi sleeps but then decides to go back in and sit with her. Belle tells Mimi that she has to tell Rex the truth so she can be free. Mimi wakes up and sees the baby laughing as Jan taunts her about how shell never be free. Mimi starts to get upset so Belle takes her hand and tells her that they both have to be strong. Belle tells Mimi that she has to tell Rex and she has to tell Philip so that they will be happy again.
Eugenias apartment & psychic hotline:
Eugenia is lying on the bed, complaining to Marguerite about how she now doesnt feel so good. Marguerite says she isnt surprised the way Eugenia just pigged out. Eugenia rolls off the bed and pours herself the last glass of champagne. Eugenia, in her newly drunken state tells Marguerite that knowing that Kate is wiping the floor with Sami makes her want to celebrate all day long. Eugenia laughs as she twirls around the room. Dino barks and Eugenia giggles. Eugenia drinks a toast to her mirror image.
Sami admits that she has hurt people in the past but insists that she didnt do this. Kate insists that she would never hurt Lucas so Samis accusations dont make sense. Kate tells Sami to admit that she was responsible. Sami begs Brandon to tell Kate and Lucas that she didnt go to Brandons hotel room to seduce him. Brandon says all he remembers is waking up in bed with Sami. Sami starts to defend herself but Lucas interrupts. Lucas says that he doesnt want to hear another word and tells Sami that she hasnt changed. Sami tearfully admits that these are all things she would do.
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