Days of Our Lives Update Monday 8/8/05
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Belle prepares for her bath and stops to imagine how shed look further pregnant in the mirror.
Shawn is taken aback by Philips request. Philip lays it on thick about how good itll feel to make love to Belle again if Shawn helps him up the stairs. Shawn blurts out that Philip cant do that.
Tek asks a nurse to see if Lexie is available but Abe walks up and confronts him about his interest in Lexie.
Lexie checks Marlenas vitals as she sleeps, as Alex pours over Marlenas medical records. John brings a huge box of mementos from Marlenas past into the room. Alex warns John not to get his hopes up.
Kate admits to Roman that she did set Sami up. Roman calls Kate on breaking her promise but Kate claims she tried. Kate defends her actions by claiming that Sami would inevitably harm Lucas and Will like she harmed Austin. Kate asks Roman if he can really blame her for looking out for her son and grandson.
Lucas returns to Samis apartment. Sami questions him about walking out. Lucas explains that he had to take time to think about what he wanted to do now that his whole life has changed. Sami asks for Lucas decision and Lucas asks Sami to give him back her engagement ring. Sami is shocked and near tears.
Sami reiterates Lucas promise about being together after the truth comes out. Lucas reiterates his need for time to think. Lucas explains that he viewed Kate as his everything growing up and even though he knew she did underhanded things to others, he never dreamed she would do those things to him. Lucass voice breaks as he apologizes to Sami for easily believing that she was the manipulative one. Sami asks Lucas if he wants his ring back because he wants to break up with her.
Lexie leaves the room. John gets the approval from Alex to wake Marlena. John places a lei on Marlena from Hawaii as he tells her about how they went to Hawaii together and she loved the lei. Marlena fights back a sneeze as she takes off the lei. John then pulls out Marlenas favorite cookies from her mom in Colorado and has Marlena take a bite. John then pulls out a green blouse from Singapore and holds up a jade ring as he describes how Marlena had the blouse made to match the ring. Marlena starts to cry as she takes the blouse. John delights in Marlenas reaction and is anxious to know if it is because she remembers now.
Abe repeats his question to Tek but Lexie walks up to keep them from fighting. Lexie questions why Abe is here and Abe explains that he is here to visit John and Marlena so Lexie claims that Tek is here to visit her as a friend.
Marlena insists she doesnt remember and drops the items to the floor in an effort to hand them back over to John. Alex makes John leave the room and then takes Marlenas hand to calm her as he promises to not let anyone hurt her.
Belle has now stripped down to only a towel and checks herself in the mirror again. Belle flashes back to her earlier argument with Shawn. Belle heads into the bathroom.
Shawn claims that his outburst was because Belle is pregnant and has been having morning sickness. Philip defends his decision by pointing out that morning sickness is only in the morning. Shawn tries to change Philips mind but Philip interrupts to insist that even with one less leg, hes still a normal man with normal desires. Shawn reluctantly agrees to help Philip up the stairs. Shawn leaves Philip at the top of the stairs while he heads back downstairs to get the wheelchair. Philip tries to muster up the strength to make his own way into the bedroom but instead falls back down the stairs.
Lexie has Tek leave so she can talk to Abe alone. Abe complains that Tek is hanging around Lexie all the time. Lexie doesnt want to fight so Abe requests her to take him to John and Marlena. Tek watches them from across the room. Lexie refuses to take Abe but John walks up to them anyway. Lexie walks off and Tek runs after her when Abe refuses to allow Lexie to take him to John. John leads Abe over toward Marlenas room.
Alex has the nurse clean up the items and remove them from Marlenas room.
Alex steps out of Marlenas room and John introduces him to Abe. Abe recognizes Alexs voice.
Kate continues to defend her actions but Roman cant believe that Sami would inevitable hurt Lucas. Kate insists that she would do it all over again, claiming that she was only doing it to protect her child. Kate asks Roman where they go from here.
Sami gets out Lucas engagement ring and explains that his not asking for the ring back before gave her hope that hed change his mind. Lucas admits that he should have trusted Sami in the first place. Lucas reiterates his promise about cutting Kate out of her life and vows to stick to it. Sami doesnt understand why Lucas still wants the ring back but gives it to him anyway. Lucas asks Sami to forgive him for not trusting her. Before Sami can answer, Lucas then gets down on one knee and asks Sami to marry him. Sami smiles through her sobs.
Shawn has helped Philip to the couch after having caught him before Philip could hit the floor. Shawn is upset because Philip didnt wait for him but Philip insists he isnt badly hurt. Belle comes rushing downstairs having heard the commotion and realizes that it is Philip who is hurt when she notices him nursing his sore arm and leg. Philip jokes that he had a little disagreement with the stairs and he and Shawn explain what happened to Belle. Belle wants to take Philip to the emergency room but Philip insists that the only thing that is bruised is his ego. Belle considers calling Lexie to come over but Philip insists that the pain pill he took is taking care of everything. Belle then turns her anger to Shawn for allowing Philip to try climbing the stairs but Philip insists that it was all his idea. Philip explains his reasoning and his desire to be with Belle, insisting that he is okay. Belle and Shawn exchange glances as Belle grants Philip his request for a kiss. Philip decides to give the pain pill a chance to work and get some rest. Once Philip has drifted off to sleep, Belle yells at Shawn for not stopping Philip and Shawn points out that he tried everything short of telling him the truth. Belle insists that she cant tell Philip the truth and right now Shawn needs to leave so she can take care of her husband. Shawn protests but Belle shows him out.
Empty exam room:
Lexie makes her way to her office, wiping away her tears. Tek catches up to her. Lexie asks Tek to leave her alone but Tek refuses. Tek escorts Lexie into her office for some time alone. Lexie complains that anytime she tries to help Abe, he accuses her of being overbearing but when she doesnt help, Abe accuses her of ignoring him. Lexie defends Abe but Tek insists that it isnt right for Abe to take things out on Lexie. Lexie agrees with Tek and starts to sob. Tek pulls Lexie close and promises to be there for her. Tek admits that he loves Lexie and Lexie pulls back from the hug. They kiss and Lexie hops up on the exam table as they both work to tear off their clothes. Tek kisses down Lexies neck.
Abe cant believe that hes never met Alex before but Alex insists that they havent previously met. Alex jokes about Marlena having a contagious form of amnesia and steps away. John pats Abes shoulder before stepping away to join Alex. John shares his concerns about the fact that Marlena didnt remember the objects he brought back and Alex claims that John keeps leaving out part of Marlenas memories. John asks for clarification but Alex will only say that hes confident he can rectify that and steps away to make a phone call. John returns to Abe and offers him some coffee. Abe questions John as to whether he can really trust Alex.
Roman is angry that Kate has been lying to him all this time. Kate reminds Roman of his own lies. Roman admits that he should have told Kate right away but adds that he is different because he admitted it. Roman insists that he cant be with someone who is capable of what she did to their relationship. Roman declares that their relationship is over. Roman glares at Kate one last time before storming out.
Sami enthusiastically tells Lucas that she forgives him and will marry him. They kiss. Lucas slips the ring back on Samis finger. Lucas promises to spend the rest of his life making it up to her. Sami tells Lucas that he has made her the happiest woman in the world and now he only owes her the most incredible make up sex ever. Lucas jokes about trying to break the bed again and they kiss again.
Apartment hallway & Samis apartment:
Kate calls after Roman but Roman only tells her to leave him alone and walks off. Kate stands in shock right outside Samis apartment and overhears Sami and Lucas talking about their plans to make love every night for the rest of their lives. Sami and Lucas kiss again and Kate fumes.
Apartment hallway & hospital:
Romans cell phone rings and its Alex who asks him to come down to the hospital as part of an experiment to help retrieve Marlenas memory. Kate listens to Roman telling Alex that hell do anything for Marlena and watches him step into the elevator.
Alex picks up his wallet to put Romans business card away and picks up a newspaper clipping that had fallen out. The clipping is from an article announcing Marlenas return to work at the hospital.
Belle sits down next to Philip as he sleeps. Philip dreams of making love to Belle. Belle hears Philip talk in his sleep about making love to her.
Empty exam room:
Lexie suddenly realizes that the door is unlocked and fears that someone may come in and spot them. Lexie quickly locks the door as they each don their clothes. Lexie worries that Abe could have walked in but Tek tries to convince her to leave Abe. Tek professes his love and tells her of his desire for a commitment that can only happen when she is honest with Abe. A nurse leads Abe to the corridor outside of the exam room.
Shawn runs his fingers over his carved initials in the door. Shawn is pacing the roof when Belle arrives.
John confronts Alex about not showing concrete evidence that his techniques are working. Alex warns that it takes time. John wants specifics on how Alex plans to jog Marlenas memory and Roman walks up to announce that Alex plans to use him for that. John is completely against the idea.
Shawn questions whether he is dreaming by seeing Belle there but Belle insists she is really there. Shawn brings up how Belle couldnt stay with Philip but Belle doesnt want to talk about it. Shawn accuses Belle of not being able to sleep with Philip because shed be thinking about him the entire time. Belle turns away but Shawn whips her around and kisses her. Belle gives in and kisses Shawn back.
Philip continues to dream of making love to Belle. In the dream, Philip professes his love and gratitude to Belle but then Belle disappears. Philip wakes up and calls out to Belle, realizing that she is no longer there.
Tek begs for one more kiss but Lexie insists that this was wrong and can never happen again. Tek starts to follow Lexie out of the room but then ducks back in when they spot Abe. Abe asks for a ride home but Lexie claims she has an emergency. Lexie asks Abe to wait but Abe refuses. Lexie rushes off and Tek uses the opportunity to slip past Abe. Abe doubts Lexies story of having to go be with a patient.
Lucas and Sami cuddle after making love. Sami gloats about how Will will be so happy. Sami becomes solemn as she recalls how she feared shed never feel his arms around her again. Lucas asks what is wrong but Sami insists that everything is perfect. Lucas jokes that it isnt perfect yet because they havent broken the bed. Sami decides to help that along by kissing along Lucas body. The end and then the top of the bed breaks away from the headboard and crashes to the floor. Sami and Lucas collapse onto the bed in a fit of laughter. Sami resumes kissing Lucas.
Kate follows Roman to the hospital. Kate wonders whether her life could be any worse.
John repeats his warning to Roman about staying away from Marlena. Roman insists that John cant stop him from helping. Alex asks them to put everything else aside and follow him into Marlenas room.
Alex, John, and Roman wake Marlena up by each repeatedly calling her name. Marlena wakes with a start and looks at all three of them. Marlena declares, I remember you!
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