Days of Our Lives Update Wednesday 2/23/05
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Belle flashes back to her last conversation with Philip over the phone. Belle puts her wedding dress back in its box as she cries. Belle says that she couldnt tell Philip about Shawn while Philip is out there risking his life. There is a knock on the door. Belle answers it and it is Shawn who sees that she has been crying and asks if she is okay. Belle says she is and apologizes for running out on Shawn earlier because she needed time to think alone. Belle steps aside and lets Shawn into the loft. Shawn asks if Belle has thought about what he asked. Belle says she has so Shawn asks if they can now be together. Belle apologizes but tells Shawn that they cant be together until Belle has a chance to tell Philip and explain.
Billie wipes away a tear as she walks down the stairs to the pier. Billie flashes back to overhearing Bo and Hopes argument about her and then overhearing Jennifer admitting that she wouldnt trust her. Billie tells Jennifer that she wont be a problem for Bo and Hope ever again. Billie walks down the pier.
John is resting in his bed when Brady enters with a tray of food. Brady places the tray across Johns legs before pulling in a chair from the hallway to sit next to the bed. Brady jokes about how tuna fish sandwich and tomato soup is the same kind of meal that John would make for him when he was a kid. John says that he now feels like trying to eat something and Brady thinks that that is a good sign. John thanks Brady for hanging in there with him. John slowly eats a spoonful of soup. Brady assures John that he will always be there as John will always be there for him. Brady mentions that there is still room in Johns life for another woman. John interrupts Brady because he doesnt want to have this conversation again. Brady acknowledges that there will be no one like Marlena but points out that John did find love again after Isabella. John says that he was lucky to find love twice but doesnt want to press his luck by looking for love a third time. Brady says that John has already found his third love. John insists that Kate is just a good friend. Brady wants John to look him in the eye and say that he doesnt have feelings for Kate.
Kates office at Basic Black:
Kate is talking on the phone to one of the companies that were going to sponsor Sami and Lucas wedding. Kate assures the company that they will still be featured in Salem Style as agreed. Kate ends the call. Kate picks up the photo of Sami, Lucas, and Will off her desk and says that putting an end to the wedding was worth every penny of free advertising.
Sami is looking at the same picture of her, Lucas, and Will and vows to put her life back together. Sami insists that she and Lucas will be getting married just as soon as she can prove that Kate set her and Brandon up in the hotel room. Sami decides on a way to do just that. Sami sighs as she realizes that she must ask for his help and walks up the pier. Sami bumps into Billie. Billie isnt happy to have run into Sami. Sami accuses Billie of being sent by Kate to stalk her. Billie says that her family wants Sami to stay as far away from them as possible. Billie asks how Sami ruined her wedding day and broke Lucas heart. Sami insists that Kate sabotaged the marriage and tells Billie to tell Kate that she is coming after her. Sami turns to go but Billie stops her and tells her not to make idle threats. Sami insists that it isnt an idle threat for Kate is a dead woman.
Kate is looking through papers as Joelle enters the office. Joelle hands Kate a phone message from the wedding caterer who wanted to know what to do with all the food. Kate says to donate it to the Salem homeless shelter. Kate asks Joelle if John has called yet and Joelle says that she would have interrupted Kate if he had. Kate begins to pour herself a cup of coffee but then realizes that John might not know about the wedding being cancelled. Kate decides that she better call John so he doesnt find out about it in the wrong way. Kate dials the phone.
Johns bedroom/Kates office:
Brady repeats his question about John having feelings for Kate. John eats his sandwich. The phone rings and Brady answers it. Brady tells Kate that he and John were just talking about her. Kate asks Brady if he picked up his email this morning and Brady says he hasnt before asking Kate if she is at the wedding. Kate tells Brady that the Lucas called off the wedding. Brady is surprised.
Sami tries to walk away but Billie follows her. Billie yells at Sami for being stupid enough to threaten an ISA agents family but then adds that Sami isnt notorious for making smart choices. Sami retorts by saying that Billie has never been accused of being different from her relationship-destroying slut of a mother either. Sami vows again that Kate is going to pay. Sami turns to leave again but Billie wants to know how Kate supposedly sabotaged Samis wedding. Sami asks if she should tell Billie so Billie can gloat. Billie insists that while she doesnt care for Sami, Lucas loves her so she will do anything she can to help. Sami considers the offer and then tells Billie about how Kate set it up so that Lucas would walk in on Sami and Brandon naked in bed together. Billie stifles a laugh as she asks if Kate really forced them to get naked and climb into bed together. Sami insists that Kate engineered it or one of them would remember what happened. Billie quips that she has been there, done that. Billie starts to walk away but Sami stops her to insist that they werent drinking and has no idea how the empty bottle of champagne got there. Billie offers to recommend a couple alcoholic meetings for Sami but Sami insists that she doesnt need them. Billie is offended that Sami got mad at her suggestion and accuses her at not being good at making friends. Sami says that the only thing that matters to her is getting Lucas back. Billie and Sami talk about why Sami went to Brandons hotel room in the first place. Billie looks down on Sami when she mentions that she called a phone psychic to verify her horoscope so Sami decides not to explain herself to Billie. Billie doesnt believe that Kate would deliberately try to break up Sami and Lucas and tries to convince Sami of that. Sami turns the tables by accusing Billie of trying to break up Bo and Hope even though Billie knows that they love each other. Billie insists that she didnt try to break them up. Sami vows to do whatever it takes to get Lucas back and walks away.
Shawn cant understand why he and Belle cant be together when they love each other. Belle doesnt feel that it is right to be together while she is still Philips wife. Shawn tries to convince Belle that Philip didnt agree to a dangerous mission because she asked him to. Belle fears that she would be responsible for Philip dying and curses herself for getting into this situation. Belle begins to cry again. Shawn tries to comfort Belle and convince her to learn from their mistakes and move on. Belle wishes that it wasnt so hard and Shawn pulls her close as he promises that they are going to make it through this together.
Johns bedroom/Kates office:
Brady asks Kate to explain why Lucas called off the wedding. Kate tells Brady about Lucas finding Sami in bed with Brandon. John asks Brady what is going on. Kate mentions that she only called to make sure John and Brady heard about the wedding from her before they heard it from somewhere else. Brady thanks her and Kate asks about John. Brady tells Kate that John is okay and is even eating. Kate tells Brady that she is clearing off hers and Johns desk and then will be home. Brady thanks Kate for being so concerned about John and hangs up the phone. Brady tells John about Sami and Brandon. John wants to call Kate to console her but Brady explains that Kate is swamped at the office. Brady jokes about how it was good that Lucas didnt marry Sami because spending the rest of his life with Sami was like asking for a living hell. Sami bursts into the room and calls Brady a bastard.
There is a huge cardboard cut out on display in the outer office congratulating Sami and Lucas. Kate comes out of her office and asks Joelle to get her a file so they can cancel the musicians. Kate then notices the cut out. Joelle explains that it came from the girls in marketing. Joelle agrees to call the musicians and walks away. Kate rips up the cut out just as Billie walks up and asks if Sami was right.
Billie questions what Kate is doing and Kate explains that she is just taking down the wedding decorations after confirming that Billie has heard about the wedding being cancelled. Kate pretends to be hurt and saddened by the wedding being cancelled and apologizes for not returning Billies calls. They head into Kates office and Billie tells her about running into Sami. Billie asks Kate if she really set up Brandon and Sami but Kate pretends to be offended. Billie persists but Kate continues to deny everything. Billie rolls her eyes but then asks about John. Kate claims that John has the flu and as she talks about John, Billie guesses that Kate has fallen for John.
Sami yells at Brady for talking about her and Lucas like that when hes dating Nicole. Brady tries to escort Sami out but Sami insists that shes here to see John. Brady continues to taunt Sami about her doomed relationship. Sami begs John to help her but John refuses to help her. Brady and Sami argue about whether Sami really slept with Brandon. Sami insists that Kate set her up. Sami begs John to make Kate tell Lucas the truth.
Belle and Shawn kiss but Belle pushes him away. Shawn apologizes but Belle insists that he leave for fear that they will do something they shouldnt. Shawn suggests that Belle take off Philips wedding ring but Belle refuses. Shawn accuses Belle of trying to have it both ways and asks if Belle is still in love with Philip. Belle admits that she is.
Kate insists that she and John are only friends. Kate changes the subject to ask Billie about Georgia. They discuss the few clues that Billie has found so far and the fears that Tony is setting them up. Kate mentions having Bo to help but Billie doesnt think she can count on Bo anymore.
Billie tells Kate about being arrested. Kate apologizes for not getting back to Billie in time to vouch for her. Billie tells Kate about Bo and Hopes fight about her having to stay there and being found together in the bathroom. Kate questions whether Billie really planned the bathroom scene to happen and then suggests that some other force planned it. Billie insists that Bo is committed to Hope. Billie is offended by Kates suggestion to use Georgia to get Bo back.
Brady cant believe what Sami is asking John to do. John winces in pain so Brady tries to throw Sami out again. Sami tries to use Marlenas desire for John to help Sami to get him to help her. John tells Sami to work it out with Lucas herself. Sami accuses John of being willing to help Belle instead of her. John tries to explain that hes only not helping because he doesnt feel well but Sami doesnt buy his flu excuse. Brady tries to throw Sami out again but Sami finally agrees to leave after telling Brady and John that they can both rot in hell. Brady shuts the door behind her and checks on John. Brady questions John about Samis knowledge of the drug addiction and John insists that Sami knows nothing.
Sami gloats to herself about how John is wrong. Sami flashes back to seeing John shoot up in the church. Sami decides that John is a junkie and junkies must be punished.
Kate continues to try and convince Billie that she should go after Bo. Kate questions whether Bo and Hopes marriage is as strong as they claim. Kate asks Billie if she thinks about Bo in a sexual way and Billie is uncomfortable with the question. Billie flashes back to making love to Bo and Kate senses her reaction to the flashback as a yes. Billie asks to stay with Kate but Kate explains that she is having her suite redone since shes staying with John. Billie asks about using Romans house but Kate explains that she is selling it. Billie suggests staying with Lucas but Kate wants Billie to stay with Bo. Billie is still against the idea but Kate insists that as long as Bo isnt after her, and shes not after him, then there shouldnt be a problem.
Belle explains that she will always love Philip because he was there for her but she loves Shawn in a different way. Shawn cant understand why they cant tell Philip about their love already. Belle tells Shawn to back off until Philip comes home. Shawn says he understands but isnt happy about it. Shawn wants to blame Jan for their breakup and explains that he has been having memory flashes. Shawn insists that Jan is going to pay as soon as he collects all of his memories. There is a knock on the door and Sami lets herself in after Belle opens the door. Shawn complains that he and Belle were talking privately and didnt want to be interrupted and Sami retorts that Shawn shouldnt even be there because Belle is married to Philip. Belle defends Shawn, insisting that they can still be friends. Sami doesnt buy that they are just friends. Sami repeats her theory on Kate setting up her and Brandon to Belle and Shawn. Sami wants Belle to help her make Kate admit the truth. Shawn looks skeptical.
Brady asks again about Johns feelings for Kate but John brushes off the question. John insists that all he can think about is Marlena and what she did to save him while risking her own life. Brady tries to convince John that he was also heroic but John only concentrates on losing Marlena. Brady wants John to make sure that he doesnt lock himself away in his room. John and Brady discuss whether Sami was telling the truth. They wonder whether Sami will do something stupid and come after either of them because they wouldnt help her.
Billie refuses to get in between Bo and Hope and insists on leaving the house to search for Georgia on her own. Kate continues to try and convince Billie to stay with Bo as Billie leaves. Kate makes a call to get her suite totally redone so that she can back up what she told Billie. Kate calls her realtor to put Romans house on the market. Kate gloats about how her childrens lives are perfect for what she wants.
Sami wants Belle to convince John to make Kate confess. Shawn doesnt believe that Kate set Sami up and Sami retorts by telling Shawn to drive his motorcycle through another building. Belle defends Shawn. Sami tries to convince Belle to help her clear her name. Belle doesnt think that now is a good time to bother John because he has the flu and Sami scoffs at that. Belle asks if Sami knows something that she doesnt know but Sami quickly denies it. Sami turns to go and Belle stops her to yell at her for trying to find everyone else to blame. Belle says that she wouldnt call John anyway so Sami calls her spoiled and selfish. Sami lets herself out of Belles loft and slams the door behind her. Belle begins to believe Samis insult so Shawn wraps his arms around Belle to comfort her. Sami lets herself back in to get something she forgot and finds them in this position. Sami yells at Belle for hooking up with Shawn while Philip is away. Shawn tosses Samis purse to her and tells her to get out. Shawn closes the door after pushing Sami into the hall. Belle worries that Sami will tell everyone.
Sami exclaims to herself that she hates Brady, John, Shawn, and Belle and vows to make them pay for what they have done to her.
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