Days of Our Lives Update Friday 5/20/05
Pictures by Juanita
Jack & Jennifers house:
Jack and Jennifer are flipping through a photo album and laughing. Celeste watches them with a look of fear and sadness. Maggie walks up and asks Celeste what is wrong, able to see through Celestes claim that she is fine. Celeste insists that she is fine and denies Maggies accusation that Celeste has had another vision. Maggie doesnt believe Celeste and refuses to let Celeste come between the familys happiness. Maggie looks over at Jack and Jennifer and sighs.
Nancy and Craig confront Nicole, disguised as Nurse Baxter, about her running out in a panic from Chloes surgery. Nicole flashes back to when Dr. Weiss realizes that the scalpel she gave him isnt clean. Nicole takes off down the hall and Craig starts to go after her but stops when Dr. Weiss walks up. Dr. Weiss tells Nancy and Craig that theres been a problem with Chloes surgery and what happened is his fault.
Roman is sitting in the commanders office looking through files. Detective Adams comes in and tells Roman that what they talked about earlier is now done. Roman is glad to hear that and agrees to sit back and wait. Detective Adams turns to go but stops to tell Roman that he and the guys are glad to have him back. Roman thanks him and Adams walks out of the office.
Bo rushes into the main office and asks Adams why he was called back. Adams smiles as he tells Bo that the new boss wants to talk to him. Bo is completely confused and heads for the commanders office to see what Adams was talking about.
Bo throws open the office door and is shocked to see Roman. Roman confirms that yes he is alive and grabs Bo for a hug.
Adams greets Tek and Tek doesnt even bother to look up before accusing Adams of trying to take over his case. Abe opens the door and Adams helps him into the room. Tek questions why Abe is there and Abe proclaims that he is here to make sure justice is served.
Mimi is convinced that going to jail is exactly what she deserves. Belle tries to convince Mimi that she cant plead guilty. Mimi insists that her mind is made up and no one will believe that it was an accident. Belle asks why Mimi is giving up so easily and Mimi angrily snaps back that she doesnt know what else to do. Mimi again insists that she has made up her mind but Mickey walks up, hoping that he can change Mimis mind.
Lucas watches Stami through his scope, vowing to make him pay. William and Charles bind Shawn, Rex, and Bradys hand as they complain to Stami. Sami mentally justifies her actions by claiming its the only way to see her parents again and to get Lucas back. Rex vows that Stami wont get away with this and Lucas takes that as his cue to fire and shoot Stami. Stami falls to the ground, unconscious. Rex, Brady, and Shawn hit the ground as William and Charles start firing back. Lucas quickly vacates the area to save his own life. William and Charles make Shawn, Brady, and Rex get up and go with them, refusing to answer Rexs concern about Stami.
Base camp & bunker:
One of the henchmen comes back and checks on Stami, who remains lifeless on the ground. Tony contacts the henchman to ask about Rex, Brady, and Shawn. The henchman confirms that the men are secure and Tony tells him to bring them to Philip in the bunker. The henchman tells Tony about Stami being shot and Tony tells him to clean him up and bring him to the bunker but not to be surprised to find that the he is a she. Tony looks through the one-way mirror in on Philip as he muses that Philip is about to have company.
Jack & Jennifers house:
Jack and Jennifer are still flipping through the scrapbook. Jennifer is amazed that Abby found the old scrapbook. Jack pulls a dried flower out of the scrapbook and holds it up, joking about it being an old weed. Jennifer playfully hits Jack and reminds him that Abby gave them that flower from the garden at their old house on their anniversary. Jack jokes about how he remembers having a weed patch and Jennifer playfully hits him again. Jennifer moves over to sit in Jacks lap as she reminds him that the flower was beautiful when it was given to them. Jack continues to make Jennifer laugh by joking about it being a beautiful weed patch. Jack tells Jennifer about how he kept remembering this book and everything in it while he was held captive. Jennifer agrees and puts the book aside as she and Jack kiss.
Maggie wants Celeste to look at Jack and Jennifer being so happy and in love and think about how thats what their lives used to be before they got turned upside down. Celeste apologizes for her dooming predictions and decides to leave. Celeste heads for the door but is overcome, bent over in pain. Celeste flashes back to seeing the floating skull. Celeste begins to tear up, as she exclaims, Dear God No! Maggie rushes to Celestes side and Jack and Jennifer come running in to find out what is wrong.
Lucas makes his way through the desert looking for Brady, Rex, and Shawn. Lucas determines that they must have vanished into the sand dunes and rushes off to find them.
Philip, in severe pain and gingerly holding his bleeding arm, gently sits down on the cot. Philip looks up as Brady, Rex, and Shawn, their heads covered in black scarves, are pushed into the room by the henchmen. Brady demands to speak to whoever is in charge and the henchman yells at him to shut up as he rams his gun into Bradys back. Philip asks who they are and the guard pulls off the scarves to reveal Brady, Rex, and Shawn.
Sami, now completely devoid of the Stan disguise and her arm bandaged, comes to lying on a cot. Sami wonders where she is and Tony walks in and brings a chair over to sit beside her. Sami isnt happy to see Tony, convinced shes died and gone straight to hell. Tony quips that Sami should have been so lucky.
Roman has filled Bo in on being held captive. Bo starts to tell Roman about how he and Billie broke into that castle but Roman stops him, unable to believe what hes hearing. Bo fills Roman in on the search for Georgia. Bo would rather focus on having Roman home and hugs him. Roman tells Bo about Caroline and Victor. Bo recalls smelling Carolines perfume in the castle and begins to blame himself for not realizing it was really her. Roman tells Bo not to blame himself and Bo curses Tony.
Detective Adams offers to get Abe a chair but Abe turns him down. Tek asks again why Abe is here and Adams leaves them alone to talk. Abe confirms with Tek that there has yet to be an arrest in Jans case. Abe calls Adams over to ask if he were in charge, wouldnt he have made an arrest by now. Adams looks over at Tek before claiming that it would be hard to say. Abe angrily demands to know why Tek hasnt followed through on Jans identification of her attacker.
Mimi tells Mickey not to try and talk her out of it because shes made up her mind but Mickey tries to talk Mimi out of it anyway. Mimi blurts out that shes not innocent because shes done so many other things that are wrong. Belle asks Mickey to leave them for a minute and Mickey obliges. Belle refuses to let Mimi go through with pleading guilty and likens her mistakes to Mimis in an effort to convince her that everyone makes mistakes. Mimi feels that her mistakes are much worse than Belles mistakes. Belle points out that while they all made mistakes, they never intentionally set out to hurt anyone and thats what makes them different from Jan. Belle wants Mimi to fight if not for herself, than for everyone who loves her and begins to cry. Mimi, unable to stand seeing Belle cry, agrees to drop the idea of pleading guilty and hugs Belle. Belle and Mimi rejoin Mickey and Belle asks Mickey what Mimi has to do to beat the charges.
Nancy assumes the worst, fearing that Chloe is dead. Dr. Weiss quickly assures Nancy that Chloe didnt die and is in recovery. Dr. Weiss admits that one of his nurses didnt properly sterilize the instruments and Craig is outraged. Dr. Weiss vows to get to the bottom of this but the nurse left before he could question her. Nancy doesnt understand what this means and Craig explains that it means that Chloe could have contracted an infection. Dr. Weiss admits that the prior patient had skin-eating bacteria. Craig threatens to sue Dr. Weiss and the clinic. Dr. Weiss profusely apologizes but Craig grabs Dr. Weiss shirt in his hand and gets in his face.
Nicole changes out her scrubs and dons a pair of dark sunglasses as she rushes to get out of the clinic. She is stopped by the other nurse from the surgery who refuses to let Nicole leave without first explaining her actions.
Jack & Jennifers house:
Celeste has been helped to the couch and Maggie brings her a glass of water. Jennifer asks what happened. Celeste claims she only felt lightheaded. Jack offers to call Lexie but Celeste refuses. Celeste promises to leave as soon as shes done her water. Jennifer offers to let Celeste stay and rest but Celeste refuses the offer. Jack pulls Jennifer aside to talk. Once alone, Maggie thanks Celeste for not mentioning her vision.
Jack senses that Celeste is not telling them everything. Jennifer suggests it has something to do with the vibes Celeste mentioned earlier but says she doesnt want to know about it for fear it would ruin their happiness. Jennifer hugs Jack as Jack vows that nothing will ruin their happiness.
Maggie suggests that Celeste sit and relax for a bit longer as she still doesnt look well and offers to refill her water glass. Maggie heads into the kitchen. Celeste sees herself questioning the floating skull. When it doesnt answer, Celeste reaches out to touch the skull and a bolt of electricity flows through it before it combusts.
Philip is surprised to see Rex, Brady, and Shawn there and they explain that they came to rescue him. Philip breathes a sigh of relief and hugs Rex and Brady. Philip hesitantly greets Shawn. Rex admits to Philip that the plan was Shawns idea and Philip hugs him. Philip worries that the guys are now prisoners too but they are confident that its only a minor setback because they still have Johns plan. Rex tells Philip about running into Stami and finding out that he was working for the other side. Philip recalls Stami and how even then there was something not right about him. Brady regrets not trusting their instincts about Stami. Philip is angry that they came after him with no experience or training but Brady insists that they had to try. Philip turns to Shawn and declares that he cant be mad at him anymore because Shawn risked his life to save him. Shawn feels that Philip would have done the same for him. Philip asks about Belle and Shawn uncomfortably looks away.
Sami wants to know what happened. As she starts to sit up, she grabs her hurt arm in pain. Tony tells Sami that she was shot but the bullet only grazed her. Sami complains that it still hurts and Tony tells her to embrace the pain and learn the lesson. Sami decides that its worth it to get revenge. Sami wants to add whoever shot her to her list for revenge and Tony laughs as he offers to help her there.
Lucas crawls along the desert floor on his stomach. A guard puts a gun to Lucas head and threatens that if he makes another move, hes dead.
Bo continues to blame himself, now knowing that Caroline and Victor were right there waiting to be rescued. Roman tells Bo not to blame himself. Bo asks if Roman saw Tonys dead body and Roman says he didnt but is still confident that Tony is dead.
Tek asks Adams to leave him and Abe alone and Adams walks away. Tek wants to know why Abe is so interested in Jans case. Abe didnt like how things were done while he was gone and plans to personally make sure everything in this office is done by the book. Roman comes out and hugs Abe, referring to him as partner. Abe notes that a lot of things have changed since they were partners but Bo, having joined them, notes that Abe and Roman were always a force to be reckoned with. Tek looks uneasy as Abe and Roman stand with their arms around each others shoulders.
Mickey has turned two chairs around so that they are facing his chair. Mimi and Belle take the two moved chairs and Mickey sits in front of them. Mickey promises to fight for Mimi in trial and is confident that he can make a case that Mimi is of high moral character incapable of harming anyone. Mimi looks over at Belle as she quips that her defense is now shot. Belle glares at Mimi. Mimi reminds Mickey about how she and Jan posted nude photos of Chloe on the Internet. Belle tries to help by insisting that that was a long time ago but Mimi isnt convinced. Mickey asks again if Mimi intentionally hurt Jan and Mimi says she didnt. Mickey feels that that is all he needs to know and asks Mimi to trust him and let him do his job.
Nancy pulls Craig away from Dr. Weiss. Craig apologizes and Dr. Weiss insists that is the one who is sorry. Dr. Weiss vows to find out what went wrong and to do everything he can to see if the damage can be reversed. Nancy and Craig want to know what will happen if the damage cant be reversed but Dr. Weiss wishes he had something more positive to tell them. A nurse interrupts to tell Dr. Weiss that he is needed in recovery for Chloe. Nancy wants to see Chloe but Dr. Weiss promises that as soon as Chloe is conscious, Nancy can see her and promises to report back shortly before leaving. Nancy begins to cry as she tries to comprehend how someone could forget to sterilize surgical instruments. Craig vows to track down Nurse Baxter and find out.
Nicole has her back to the OR nurse as she tries to pretend that she doesnt know what the nurse is talking about. The other nurse demands that Nicole turn to face her and when Nicole does, since she is now looking like her usual self, the nurse thinks that she isnt Nurse Baxter. Nicole tries to take advantage of the close call by rushing out but the nurse gripes about how Nicole left the dirty scrubs on the floor. Nicole quickly puts the scrubs into the hospital waste bin and rushes out the door. The OR nurse realizes that Nicole left her name tag on the floor and realizes that it reads, Nurse Baxter. The OR nurse rushes out of the nurses locker room and calls after Nurse Baxter to come back. Craig comes around the corner and asks where Nurse Baxter went. The OR nurse points down the hall and Craig takes off running in that direction. Nicole reaches the end of the hall, hearing Craig call after her, and realizes that the only way out is through the fire exit.
Jack & Jennifers house:
Jack suggests taking the celebration upstairs but Jennifer doesnt want to be rude to their guests. Jack then suggests kicking up the party a notch by doling out more champagne. They head back into the living room and Jack whispers to Jennifer that Celeste looks like she could use some champagne. Jennifer ushers Jack through the living room to the kitchen. Maggie gives Celeste her water and suggests that she go lie down. Celeste decides that that would actually be a good idea. Maggie starts to help Celeste upstairs but Jack and Jennifer come back into the living room. Jennifer is concerned that Celeste still isnt feeling better and Maggie explains that she was going to show Celeste where the guest room is so she can lie down. Jennifer offers again to call Lexie but Celeste insists that she is fine. Celeste and Maggie head upstairs. Jack suggests that Celeste had too much champagne but Jennifer points out that Celeste never had any. Jack assures Jennifer that Celeste is going to be fine just like they are going to be fine and they kiss.
Shawn tells Philip that Belle is fine but really worried about him. Philip tells Shawn that Belle was the reason he was able to put up with the torture. Brady points out that Belle is upset that they are all there so the sooner they get home the better. Philip is worried that the ISA wont be able to find them because they are way underground. Rex tells him not to worry because they have someone on the outside.
The guard finishes handcuffing Lucas hands and orders him on his feet and to start walking.
Sami is anxious to get revenge on her shooter but Tony warns that that will come all in due time. Tony tells Sami that he has plans for her and the fourth musketeer. Sami is shocked, as she only knows of there being three musketeers. Tony tells Sami that Rex, Brady, and Shawn had some help and that shell see whom in a moment.
Lucas is being led into the bunker. Lucas confidently demands to be taken to the guy he shot for when he sees Stami, hes going to kill him. The guard tells him to keep moving.
Tek welcomes Roman back to Salem and asks for details. Roman promises to fill him in later. Tek asks if Roman is planning to come back as commander and Bo interrupts to insist that Roman is definitely taking over as commander. Roman claims he will take over only until Abe is ready to come back. Roman brings up how he and Abe talked to Commissioner Gordon about Teks lack of making an arrest in Jans case. Roman demands to know why Tek is dragging his feet. Tek insists that the investigation isnt over but Roman believes it has, ordering Tek to make an arrest. Tek sarcastically tells Roman, Yes sir! and glares at Abe before slamming the door on his way out.
Mimi is having a hard time understanding the point of fighting the charge. Belle points out that Mimi could go to jail and Mickey adds that Mimi has the right to a fair trial. Mimi fears that the whole town will judge her on her actions. Mimi flashes back to telling Belle about her plans for an abortion and fighting with Jan. Belle tries to convince Mimi that Rex could forgive her but Mimi is convinced that her life is over and she might as well be locked up.
Nancy overhears the OR nurse telling another nurse about spotting Nurse Baxter in the laundry room. Nancy asks the OR nurse if Nurse Baxter could still be in the hospital and the OR nurse says that the way Craig took off after her, shes sure of it. The OR nurse walks away.
Nicole stares at the sign labeling the door as an emergency exit as she hears Craig coming closer. Nicole ducks into a room across the hall moments before Craig rounds the corner. Craig realizes that Nicole couldnt have gone through the emergency exit because the alarm didnt go off and spots the supply closet that Nicole ducked into moments before. Craig flips on the light and looks around and is shocked at what he sees. Nicole, hiding under her coat in the corner, fears that hes spotted her.
Jennifer & Jacks house:
Jennifer worries about what to do with the rest of the cake since Abbys already taken some to Chelsea and theyve had their fill. Maggie offers to take some to Mickey and leaves to find something to put it in. Jack insists that Jennifer take another bite. A song comes on the radio and they remember listening to that song back when Jennifer was an intern at the Spectator and tried to teach Jack how to dance. Jennifer turns up the stereo and they slow dance and kiss. Celeste comes back downstairs, sees Jack and Jennifer, and regrets knowing that their future isnt full of happiness.
Roman and Abe head into the commanders office while Bo calls Hope to tell her to give him a call because he has news.
Roman asks Abe if he was too hard on Tek. Abe laughs and says he isnt the one to ask. Roman tells Abe that he agrees that Tek needs some reigning in. Abe warns that Roman doesnt know the half of it.
Belle, Mimi, and Mickey are all bent over Mickeys files as Mickey is detailing plans for Mimis case. Mickey stops talking when he sees Tek walk up. Tek announces his plan to arrest Mimi and begins to read her her rights.
Nancy asks the OR nurse to point out where Craig and Nurse Baxter went. Nancy fears that she better find Craig before he does something hell regret and heads down the corridor in the direction the OR nurse indicated.
Nicole is relieved when she hears Craig ask himself how Nurse Baxter could have gotten away. A janitor who offers to help spooks Craig. Craig tells the janitor about how hes been looking for Nurse Baxter who had caused a problem with Chloes surgery but has now since disappeared. Craig steps aside to allow the janitor to look in the closet while he waits in the hall. The janitor walks in and spots Nicole right away. Nicole begs the janitor not to tell on her and hands her a wad of cash. The janitor pockets the cash and tells Craig that she doesnt see anyone. Nicole mouths thank you to the janitor and ducks back down. The janitor closes the door and walks down the hall. Nancy finds Craig and asks if he found Nurse Baxter. Craig says he didnt find her and Nancy suggests that shell have to come back since she works at the hospital and theyll find out then. Nancy leads Craig back down the hall. Nancy suggests going to see Chloe in recovery but as they are standing there, the alarm goes off signaling that the emergency door has been opened. Craig and Nancy rush back to the door and then outside but miss catching Nicole. Nicole ducks behind some bushes, hypothetically apologizes to Chloe before reasoning that this is the only way she and Brady can be together and dons her shades before rushing off.
Brady tells Philip about Lucas being on the outside and having shot Stami. Brady is confident that Lucas has given the ISA their coordinates and they will soon be rescued.
Sami wants to know who else came to rescue Philip. Tony pulls out his PDA and uses it to confirm that Lucas has arrived. Tony directs Sami to look through the one-way mirror to see for herself just as Lucas is led by the door. Sami becomes upset at the sight of Lucas.
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