Our Performer of the Week is General Hospital's Kelly Monaco (Sam)! And our honorable mention goes to Days' Marci Miller (Abby)! Check it out here -->
Recaps & Winners
Once Franco revealed that he is hearing Peter’s voice in his head to Liz, Kevin suggests that he make his way to see Dr. Kirk in Geneva. Franco was told that they believe the voice was coming from a leftover memory from when he thought he was Drew. While there Scott ran into Dr. Obretch and found himself in a bit of a predicament as he interrupted a fight between Liesl and Dr. Kirk. When he punched the doctor he fell...onto the knife that he had just wrangled away from Liesl. Not wanting to wait to get married, Maxie suggested to Anna that they have a double wedding. Unfortunately for Finn, Maxie got to him before Anna could tell him to say no and he agreed to the idea, thinking it was what Anna wanted. Violet was introduced to her grandfather, Gregory, which went better than Finn could have hoped for.
Chase, Willow, Michael, and Sasha all struggled with where to go next now that the truth was out. Valentin went to Anna for help with Dante when he thought that he might have been released too soon from his treatment. Trina, Joss, and Cam were able to access Taggert’s medical records through Liz’s computer but they were caught by Epiphany before they could find out any helpful information. Epiphany went to Jordan to tell her that their cover-up is in danger of being exposed thanks to Taggert’s lurking around town. Sam hit her last straw when she learned that Julian had set the bomb in the hopes of taking Jason out. After seeing how their lifestyle was hurting her kids and herself, she ended things with Jason and asked him not to come back home. Sonny was able to get details about Julian's whereabouts from Martin as well as something he wasn’t suspecting as Martin revealed that Cyrus was his brother.
Brando was forced to play interference between Cyrus and Sasha after he learned that Renault plans to get Sasha hooked and under his control. Sasha didn’t make things easy as she showed up in search of the new product that she was given, hoping to turn it over to the police. Laura and Curtis got a lead on where Florence Gray and left town in search of her. Carly asked Michael for forgiveness but he wasn’t ready. Nikolas and Ava celebrated their new relationship standing by ripping up their postnup agreement. Nik also suggested that they get rid of their final problem in Ryan Chamberlain but their attempt to smother him in the hospital was ruined as Felix walked in. Unfortunately, they didn’t know that Ryan was awake the whole time listening to their conversation.
Tracy went into protection mode for Ned once she learned from Monica that he had cheated with Alexis. Afraid that Alexis would spill the beans to Olivia during one of her drunken states, she distracted her by offering her a job in Amsterdam. When that didn’t work and Alexis insisted on telling Olivia the truth, Tracy set her up to look like she had driven drunk. Dante shared his fears about raising Rocco alone with Olivia. Julian tracked down Kim’s apartment in New York City, where he learned that she had given birth to a baby named Andrew. Though before he could ask any questions the fire alarm in the building went off where Sonny and Jason had followed him. He thought he had escaped until he found himself on the other end of Sonny’s gun.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Steffy and Ridge stayed by Thomas’ side as they learned from Finn that Thomas had been having seizures, which were causing him to collapse. Liam and Hope made it to the hospital in time to see Thomas rushed into surgery. Hope shared the information of Thomas’ episode with the family. Liam, who was still reeling from the news that Hope never kissed Thomas, shared the truth with Steffy. Paris and Zende continued to get closer. Quinn and Shauna were able to fix their friendship when Quinn overheard Shauna telling Eric to forgive her. Eric and Quinn reunited as he forgave her for her sins. Liam and Steffy found themselves at odds as he wanted to tell Hope the truth while Steffy wanted to keep it a secret. Thomas woke up from surgery upset about what he had done while Hope comforted him.
Days of Our Lives
Philip and Chloe had the opportunity to catch up as she questioned him about dumping her for Mimi earlier in the year. Steve was shocked to find Ava in his apartment. She offered them a deal. She would advocate for Joey to get released from prison in exchange for Kayla not pursuing kidnapping charges against her. However hesitant, Kayla decided to make the deal and Joey was released. Tripp learned that Kayla wanted him to move out and found himself a new home with Ava. And while he was happy to get to know his mother, he also made sure to let her know that he didn’t want her going back after Steve and Kayla. Xander confronted Charlie about his plan against Philip, letting him know that he would still be working for him. Allie found out that Trask wasn’t going to pursue charges against her for pulling a gun on Tripp.
Gwen implemented the next phase of her plan as she pitted Jack and Jen against each other. Bonnie and Justin’s date went awry when he was late helping Kayla with Joey’s release. She chose to leave someone else instead of staying with him. Abe asked Rafe to be Commissioner. Abby was shocked when Chad accused her of having an affair with Jake, which she, of course, denied. Kate told Jake that she couldn’t go public because it would ruin her trust with Chad. After seeing Sarah leaving the Inn, Philip kissed her and asked her to pretend to be a couple to upset Xander. Ava was surprised when she learned about the location of Tripp’s alleged crime and made a phone call to an unknown person, demanding that they call her back. Kate told Allie that she could still get justice by bringing a civil suit against Tripp.
The Young and the Restless
Billy decided to take his fate into his own hands and fired Amanda after she suggested he take Michael’s deal and serve 2 years in prison. He and Lily decided to track down the mystery witness that claimed to see him at the crime scene. Chelsea was so ready to leave town that she lied about her condition to Adam not knowing that he would answer the call from her doctor revealing that she has a small cerebral aneurysm that has been causing seizures that led to the blackouts. Faith tried to get Sharon to see that Adam was just evil as they talked about his release from the facility. The Abbotts had their first face-off with Theo over Dina’s fortune and when he refused their generous offer of a boutique they decided to go to court.
Sally learned that the way to get to Summer was through Kyle. Elena and Nate went on their first date and had a good time until Devon showed up at the restaurant. Chance and Abby returned from their honeymoon and took on a test drive of their new life as they helped care for Miles. Devon told Lily that she should dump Billy before he drags her down with him. Victoria may have taken a step too far as implemented a clause in the contract to push Phyllis out. This leads Phyllis to have to take Nick’s money to buy Victoria out for more than market value. Tensions rise between Billy and Abby as Chance is called as a witness for the prosecution. Rey expressed that while the evidence is piling up against Billy, he isn’t sure that he is guilty.
Our Performer of the Week is General Hospital’s Kelly Monaco!
We all saw it coming but this week Sam finally had enough of the dangerous lifestyle that she and her kids were living. Deciding that she had to make a change, she asked Jason to not come back home when he returns from his trip with Sonny. Kelly Monaco did a beautiful job with the heartbreaking scenes where Sam had to let go of the man she loves in the hopes of protecting her children from a life of fear.
Our Honorable Mention goes to Days of Our Lives’ Marci Miller!
Marci Miller is one of the finest actresses ever! So when Chad accused Abigail of having an affair with Jake we knew that her reaction was going to be incredible! Miller masterfully floated through Abby’s initial shock, confusion, anger, and hurt.