Days of Our Lives Update Tuesday 10/18/05
Pictures by Juanita
Shawn and Mimi finish watching the movie. Mimi flips through channels until she spots the new Rolling Stones video on TV. It sparks a conversation about how they both like the Rolling Stones and how Mimi got to go to their concert when she was 16. They watch the video together. Shawn turns off the TV but then notices that Mimi is crying. Shawn brings Mimi a box of tissues and though she claims that the video was good, Shawn still doesnt understand why Mimi is crying.
Belle and Philip are making love but suddenly Philip stops and declares that he cant do this.
Bonnie and Roman polish off the last of the ribs. Bonnie corrects Roman when he mistakenly calls the cook a chef and she claims that its also good here because of the company since Maggie or Kate would never be seen sucking on a bone. Bonnie insists that shed even eat toe jam if it had hot sauce on it.
Sami drags Nicole away from her game of pool with Austin. Sami threatens to harm Nicole so bad that she wont even be able to pick up a pool cue if she continues to flaunt herself at Austin. Nicole doesnt believe that Sami can do anything to her and tells her to forget the threats but Sami doesnt give up. Nicole grabs her pool cue back from Sami and heads back to the game. Lucas walks out from the back and sighs.
Kate worries that John hasnt eaten any of his food. John is still worried about Marlena being alone in the penthouse with Alex. Kate tries to help John relax by pointing out that John has already seen by checking her room that Marlena is asleep and that her door is locked. John still has his reservations about Alex. Kate is confident that at least tonight Marlena is safe from Alex.
Marlena is sound asleep in her bed. Alex looks in on her through the window in the terrace doors.
Sami stands close by watching as Austin taunts Nicole about missing a shot. Sophie clears the plate of ribs from the table. Roman starts to leave and thanks Bonnie for the ribs. Bonnie tries to keep him there longer by offering dessert but Roman turns her down by joking about having to keep his girlish figure. The comment reminds Bonnie of a funny commercial and assures Roman that he has nothing to worry about. Roman thanks her and asks if she is checking him out. Bonnie says theres nothing else that a divorcee gets to do.
Sophie walks up to the bar and has Lucas fill an order for two apple martinis. Sophie calls Lucas on the fact that he cant stop staring at Sami and Nicole playing pool with Austin and accuses him of being jealous. Lucas insists he isnt jealous and is only staring because he expected Austin to be smarter than that. Sophie insists that she is one of the women who isnt like Sami or Nicole. Lucas assures Sophie that she is beautiful and nice but he isnt ready for anything serious right now. Sophie retorts that she isnt talking about anything serious and walks away to deliver the drinks.
Sami complains to Austin about the bet and how Nicole plans on playing dirty and cheat so shell win but Austin doesnt seem bothered by Nicoles plan. Austin shoots but misses. Nicole thanks Sami for bothering Austin so much that he isnt playing as well as he could. Nicole gloats to Sami about how she only has to sink the eight ball to get Austin to come home with her tonight.
John decides to use the binoculars to check on Marlena again and becomes alarmed when he spots Alex on the terrace outside Marlenas bedroom. Kate takes a look and doesnt see anyone because Alex has now slipped inside Marlenas bedroom. John looks again and now not seeing Alex, wonders if he ever really saw him.
Alex stands over Marlenas bed and gloats about how a locked door isnt going to stop him and now that he is in, Marlena will be his and lost to John forever.
Shawn asks Mimi what is wrong and she says that she felt the movie and video were talking to her. Mimi is convinced that she is going to end up alone. Shawn promises that Mimi will not end up alone.
Belle begs Philip to make love to her but Philip is scared that hell hurt Belle so he counter offers by agreeing to simply hold Belle all night. Belle insists that she needs to have Philip as close to her as possible so she doesnt feel like he doesnt want her anymore. Philip thinks the idea is absurd and assures Belle that he still wants her. Belle thinks that Philip doesnt find her appealing anymore since she had Claire. Philip chalks up Belles feelings to her depression and comforts her. Belle complains that shes adding pressure to Philip because now he has to take care of a new baby and a weeping wife. Philip insists that there is no place hed rather be. Philip reminds Belle of how she was there for him and insists that hes now going to return the favor and be there for her. Belle cant foresee that she is going to get any better and doesnt understand why she is feeling so sad during such a happy occasion. Philip does his best to comfort Belle. Belle complains that she wants her old life back so that Philip wont have to worry about her. Philip promises to always love Belle and obliges her request to hold her tight.
Kate insists that Alex wasnt really on the terrace because there wasnt enough time in between when John looked and when she looked for Alex to have moved. John is still convinced and Kate tries to get him to consider that it could have been the fog. John considers the possibility that his eyes could have been playing tricks on him but still vows that if Alex is in Marlenas bedroom, hes a dead man and storms out.
Bonnie continues to flirt with Roman. Roman decides that he now has time to stay for some pie. Bonnie walks away to get a slice of pie and a cup of coffee for Roman. Bonnie delights in the idea that Roman is watching her walk away.
Sophie continues to press Lucas for a date but Lucas is still hesitant. Sophie assures Lucas that hes got a lot going for him and will find love again. Lucas is touched by Sophies compassion compared to his past loves. Sophie walks away.
Nicole prepares to take her shot but Samis purposeful attempt at a distraction by coughing makes Nicole scratch instead. Nicole accuses Sami of coughing on purpose and Sami playfully calls Nicole on her inability to concentrate on the game, which makes Austin laugh. Nicole is offended that Austin is laughing at her but Austin quickly claims that hes laughing at the situation. Sami gloats about how Nicole lost and proclaims that Austin will be going home with her. Austin starts to correct her but then makes a quick exit for the mens room. Sami and Nicole argue over who had the dinner date with Austin tonight. Nicole calls Sami on her quick ability to get over a broken heart and Sami claims that she bounces right back when she gets knocked down. Nicole compares Samis philosophy to an inflatable clown by moving her body in the same manner. Nicole sticks her tongue out at Sami as she walks away. Sami, with the added fact that Nicole has already stepped away, has to keep herself from punching Nicole.
Bonnie brings the pie to Roman and has Lucas pour him a cup of coffee. Lucas assures Roman that the pie is the best hes ever had.
Alices & Kates suite:
Before Roman can enjoy his pie, Kate calls his cell phone. Kate tells Roman that John is headed over to confront Alex at the penthouse and has mentioned killing him. Roman asks what happened and Kate relays that John is afraid that Alex is moving in on Marlena. Roman tells Kate that hell get over to the penthouse as soon as he can and hangs up. Bonnie feeds Roman one bite of pie for the road and Roman promises to come back sometime and enjoy the rest. Roman rushes out the door and Bonnie quips to Lucas that while love may be hard to find, theres always pie.
Sami walks up to the bar and asks Lucas why Roman left. After a rude comment from Lucas about Roman not having to answer to Sami, he relays that Roman went to Marlenas penthouse to deal with something about John. Sami fears that this means trouble and rushes out on her way to the penthouse. Nicole watches Sami leave and decides to take advantage of the situation by keeping Austin all for herself.
Alex is now in Marlenas bedroom and playing the music box style music that entrances Marlena. Alex urges Marlena to believe that John is dangerous and she should only trust Alex, referring to himself in the third person. Marlena, still in a trance like state, declares that she hears Alex and understands.
Shawn tells Mimi that he doesnt need anything like a crystal ball to tell that she is going to be happy because she deserves it. Mimi sarcastically comments that all deserving people get what they need and then claims to not deserve. Shawn refers to Mimi as a good person and Mimi considers that to be a nice way of saying she isnt hot. Mimi asks Shawn if back in high school he ever looked at her and thought of her as hot. Shawn hesitates to answer and Mimi calls him on having to think about it. Shawn explains that he only had eyes for Belle back then and adds that its different now because they arent in school anymore. Mimi questions whether Shawn is still in love with Belle.
Claire interrupts the romantic moment by crying and Philip insists on being the one to tend to Claire. Belle suggests that Claire is hungry and Philip continues to dote on Claire as he has Belle move closer to him on the couch so they can be together as a family. Belle slips her arm out of Philips grasp and remains a few inches away on the end of the couch. Belle wants to feed Claire but Philip insists on doing it with the milk Belle expressed earlier. Belle thinks that Philip is hesitant because of the sedative she was given but Philip claims that its so Belle can get some more rest. Belle insists that as her mother she should be the one to feed Claire. Philip insists that as Claires father he has just as much right and mentions how the nanny will start tomorrow. Belle doesnt like the idea of having a nanny for she wants to take care of her own baby. To avoid further arguing, Philip suggests that Belle go upstairs and get some more rest but Belle thinks the idea of leaving Philip alone with Claire is absurd. Philip gets Belle to agree to the idea by pointing out that once he goes back to work, shell have a lot more time with the baby. Belle reluctantly heads upstairs as Philip continues to dote on Claire.
Sophie and Lucas make small talk and get to know each other. Austin walks by with Nicole close behind and Lucas annoyingly cautions Austin about Nicole hovering around him. Nicole suggests to Austin that they have that intimate dinner now but Austin points out that Nicole lost the bet. Nicole points out that Sami left and claims that she never gave Austin a second thought. Austin asks where Sami went and Lucas explains about Romans call. Austin decides that Sami needs him more and turns down Nicoles dinner invitation before rushing out the door. Nicole cuts Lucas off before he can say anything and walks off.
Marlena recites that she trusts Alex and he would never hurt her. Alex stops the music and tells Marlena that when she comes out of the hypnosis, she will remember everything he said but not that he was ever here. Marlena says that she remembers he was here and remembers the music and everything he said. Marlena is surprised that Alex does not want her to remember. Marlena hears the door handle being rattled and asks if someone is here to see her.
John gets the front door open but cant get in because the chain is on. John calls out to Marlena from outside the door but decides to kick it in when Marlena doesnt answer. Roman steps off the elevator and yells at John to stop before he can kick in the door. John starts to protest until he sees Kate arrive close behind Roman and realizes that Kate called Roman. John explains that hes trying to get in because Marlena is in there with Alex doing who knows what. Roman asks why John isnt in there and John explains that Marlena kicked him out. John wants Roman to look the other way but Roman listens at the door and thinks Marlena isnt in need of help because it is quiet. John asks Roman not to let his feelings for him get in the way of helping Marlena. Roman chooses to look at the situation from a cops perspective and threatens to arrest John if he does break down the door. John is determined to break the door down anyway even if Roman has to shoot him in the process.
Shawn finds it hard to believe that Claire, the baby they can hear crying from across the hall, is Belle and Philips baby. Mimi realizes that this means Shawn still loves Belle. Shawn insists that it doesnt matter now because he has to accept that Belle and Philip are a family now. Mimi is amazed at Shawns determination and decides that she should stop feeling so sorry for herself over losing Rex. Mimi is hopeful that someday shell have a second great love and Shawn wraps his arm around Mimi as he says he is sure of it. They each note how they are such good friends to each other. Shawn kisses Mimis cheek twice and they snuggle up against each other.
Philip feeds Claire and tells Claire that hes loved her from the moment he saw her and because of Belle, he and Claire are the two luckiest people in the world.
Belle has now gone back to sleep. Belle dreams of seeing Shawn and Mimi kissing and wakes covered in sweat. Belle sits up in bed and sighs.
Mimi has fallen asleep while cuddling with Shawn. Shawn bids Mimi good night with a kiss on her cheek after moving her so that she is now lying on the couch with a blanket draped over her. Shawn realizes that he left the other CDs on the roof. Shawn takes one last look at Mimi sleeping and steps out into the hallway.
Philip rocks Claire and sings Rock A Bye Baby to her. Philip apologizes for the dangerous words in the song and promises that he and Belle will always be there to catch Claire.
Belle paces the rooftop and pauses to look at Shawns stack of CDs. Belle turns when she hears the door open and her eyes fill with tears when she sees that its Shawn.
Lucas taunts Nicole by reiterating that Austin left her for Sami. Nicole tries to counter by pointing out that if things had been different, Lucas would have been married to Sami right now. Lucas admits to overhearing Sami threaten Nicole with some information and wants to know what it is. Nicole gets defensive. Lucas warns that Sami will make the persons life that she wants to seek revenge on a living hell.
Marlena hears the knocking and suggests going to see who is at the door. Alex tries to stop her by warning that it could be dangerous but his own teachings come back when Marlena recites that it cant be dangerous because he is here. Alex agrees to go down and check with Marlena but asks if Marlena remembers what he just told her. Marlena has no clue what Alex is talking about but puts off hearing about it for now in her rush to get downstairs.
John waits for Romans decision. Sami and Austin step off the elevator and no one is happy to see Sami arrive. Sami asks Roman why he is here and refuses to even hear that hes here as a cop because shes convinced that Roman is here because he loves Marlena. John insists that Roman give his answer now because they are wasting time and need to get Alex out of the penthouse. Sami becomes angry and begs Roman to help get Marlena away from Alex. Austin arrives much to Kates dismay. Roman agrees that he must act on Johns suspicion and everyone files into the penthouse yelling for Marlena. A very surprised Marlena greets them and asks John if he is all right since he does not look well. Alex, now having changed into his pajamas, joins them and acts surprised to see the commotion. Marlena directs the question of what is going on to John. John starts to run at Alex but Roman holds John back.
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