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Recaps & Winners
Days of Our Lives
After receiving some sage advice about what would happen if he brought on GabiChic, Jake turned down Gabi’s business proposal. Though Gabi told him he was only making this decision because he couldn’t trust himself around her. Nicole was left heartbroken when Eric canceled his trip home as he opted to stay for another three months. She found a listening ear in Rafe as she expressed her frustrations about the separation. After hearing about Gwen’s transgressions from Abby, Julie recalled seeing Gwen at Julie’s Place the night of the drugging. She confronted Gwen at the hospital, which almost ended up in a fight before Jack interfered. Jack was shocked to learn that the DNA was a match proving Gwen was his daughter. He was adamant that he had no idea about her and told Gwen they both deserved answers.
Laura came to see Jennifer hoping to get to the family before Gwen’s paternity news went public. She told Jennifer and Abby that she knew Gwen was Jack’s daughter all along as she had been the one to send Tiffany away and send her the checks. Jack was angered by the news, blaming Laura for how Gwen turned out but was more devastated to learn that he had a child he never got to know. Abby went to Gwen with the news that Jack was telling the truth about never knowing about her existence but made sure to keep the identity of who did a secret. Eli and Lani were able to track down Dr. Raynor, who gave them more information about the man who took the babies. After hearing that the man called his employer “madame,” they pieced together that Vivian had to be involved. Ivan surprised Vivian, who had no idea of his plan or that the babies belong to Lani and Eli, with the twins. He wanted to give her a chance to raise the twins that she never got to with Jake and Stefan.
Eli and Lani found Vivian and Ivan’s apartment but were tricked and locked into a room without their phones and weapons. Susan Banks showed up at Marlena’s after having a premonition about Brady being shot. While she was there Ben and Claire stopped by. Ben took the opportunity to use Susan’s psychic abilities to look into the feelings he had been having about Ciara. She was able to tap into Ciara’s whereabouts, revealing that she was alive but in danger as she was being held hostage in a glass box. Ciara tried to escape by faking food poisoning and knocking Rhoades out, but she would be caught. Brady woke up with Chloe by his side and learned about Kristen’s escape. When Kristen called him later he laid into her about blaming Chloe and pulling a gun on her, which just fueled Kristen’s suspicions. Philip kissed Chloe and asked for another chance, which she turned down. Philip asked her if her decision had something to do with Brady as they seemed close recently.
The Young and the Restless
Victoria was forced to apologize to Phyllis and Nick as Victor worked to fix the splintered Newman family. Elena was left confused after sleeping with Devon. After talking things through with Lola and seeing how much Nate cared for her, she told Devon that she needed the chance to see where things were going with Nate. Sharon finally had enough with Faith’s actions when Rey discovered a cap to a bottle of alcohol in the couch cushions where Faith and Jordan had been the night before. Sharon began steps to bring in a therapist for Faith but was met with some resistance from Nick. It wasn’t until Nikki talked with Faith and suggested that the therapist would be the best move that he agreed. Faith, who was against the idea, confronted Sharon when she overheard her telling Jordan to stay away from her. Tessa and Mariah found themselves talking more about their future together including children and marriage.
Chance and Abby’s plans for surrogacy got a wrench thrown in them when Chance learned that he wouldn’t be able to give Abby a child. As Abby began to process the news, she was devastated when Christine shared with her and Nina that Chance had left on a mission and would be gone for some time. Chance left Abby a letter asking her to carry on with their plans of having a baby. So, she along with Mariah and Nina set out to find a sperm donor. After getting turned away by Phyllis when she asked for a job, Gloria revealed to Lauren that she had racked up some debts in Los Angeles and just needed a break. Lauren decided to promote Sally which left a spot open as her assistant, which she reluctantly gave to Gloria. Kyle started to grow concerned about Jack’s relationship with Sally after hearing she spent the night during the storm.
Victoria struggled with her own unhappiness as she dealt with her feelings towards Billy and his blossoming relationship with Lily. Victoria told Billy that she was jealous of how quickly the kids took to Lily and didn’t want her around them until they were sure the relationship between the two would last. Sharon’s sessions with Chelsea weren’t working like Adam hoped, leading him to ask her to give Chelsea a reason to fight. Though what they didn’t know was that Chelsea was hiding her progress as she was able to move her fingers. Adam, who was dealing with his own guilt, later stopped by Sharon’s place to ask her thoughts on beginning Connor home. He was thanking her for her advice and compassion, grabbing her hand just as Rey walked into the room. Theo returned with some surprising news for Sally about Kyle. It turns out that while in New York, Kyle had an affair with the wife of a mean business mogul named Ashland Locke and fathered a child named Harrison.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Steffy went in for her paternity test but would have to wait a little while for the results. Brooke was upset to learn about Liam and Steffy’s night together and confronted Steffy about her transgression. Carter was devastated to learn about Zoe’s behavior from Ridge. He would later ask Zoe about her feelings for Zende. She tried her best to convince him that she was 100% committed to him but he claimed she just wanted to be part of the Forrester family and was doing whatever it took to get there. He would then break off their engagement. Thomas talked with Vinnie about Steffy’s paternity question to which Vinnie responded that if the baby does turn out to be Liam’s it could be good for Thomas’ chance with Hope. Zoe blamed Paris for her downfall and demanded she leaves the company. Even going as far as writing up a letter of resignation for Paris, which Paris ripped up when she told her that she would be staying. Liam questioned Thomas’ behavior, thinking that he only wanted to look good for Hope. Steffy told Ridge about her pregnancy and he offered his good wishes for her and Finn as a couple as they worked through their situation. Hope told Liam that she was unsure if she could forgive him, but he asked just for the chance to prove himself to her.
Wanting to prove his love, Nikolas took the opportunity to propose properly to Ava. Liesl was angered when she discovered that Peter had threatened Britt. Nina learned that Jax and Carly had been lying to her for months about Nelle. She later went through Nelle’s belongings and found a picture of Nelle as a child wearing the necklace. Anna continued to look into Dr. Kirk’s work, believing that Liesl had been released from the WSB. Dante woke up at the hospital and learned from Sam what had happened. Though he had no memory of why he saved Franco when asked. Maxie brought her thoughts to Peter as she wondered if Dante wouldn’t have been hurt if he hadn’t published his article. She also began to question her entire relationship with Peter when Dante and Britt expressed their concerns. After receiving an old family photo from Cyrus and talking with Martin, Laura talked with Carly about how Florence’s disappearance is hurting good people and won’t keep the peace for long. Carly and Jason have a cell phone delivered to Martin to talk with Florence to see that she was being cared for. Anna overheard Franco telling Kevin he was hearing Peter’s voice talking to Drew in his head. She was able to work through the evidence with Valentin as she started to believe that Peter lied about knowing Drew.
Dante tried to fix things between Sam and Alexis when she came to apologize. Alexis went to a meeting where she admitted that she has lost everything and that she needs help to stop drinking. Liz was shocked to find out that Franco knew Liesl was hiding out in Port Charles. Jackie tried to get information about the bombing from Jason, who refused to give her anything. Jordan went toe to toe with Cyrus when he went to her for help locating Florence. He even offered to drop the charges against Taggert. Peter fired Dante after hearing him tell Maxie that he doesn’t like that she is with Nathan’s brother. Trina still tried to work out her feelings about forgiving her father. Laura and Jordan pieced together what would lead them to a conviction against Cyrus: the hospital. They decide to lean on Britt and Brando to get information. Valentin asked Jackie to come aboard and be an active participant in the hunt for Florence. Maxie, Britt, and Nina gathered together at Nathan’s grave on the anniversary of his death.
Chase asked his father to not give up on his marriage. Jackie was able to figure out that Bobbie was in Vermont and part of the Florence cover-up after talking with Scott. Jax tried to reach out to Nina when Carly was worried that the truth being out could lead to trouble for her. Nina laid into him about his lies for Carly. Finn decided to go through with the DNA test, stealing Chase’s water bottle to test. Things are looking up for Chase and WIllow as they realize they have a chance at a future together. Carly and the family prepare for Sonny’s funeral. Valentin warns Peter that Liesl is out of custody. Michael asked Willow to move into the gatehouse for safety as they prepared for threats from Sonny’s adversaries. Nina called Phyllis to tell her about finding her daughter but was surprised when Sonny answered the phone.
Our Performer of the Week is The Bold and the Beautiful’s Lawrence Saint-Victor!
For forever, fans have been asking for great material for Lawrence and his character of Carter...and boy did they deliver this week! Carter learned that his loving and devoted fiancee maybe wasn’t as devoted as he thought. He confronted Zoe about her feelings for Zende and the fact that she was only with him because of his status. Saint-Victor delivered a passionate performance of a man scorned. He is an incredible actor and we just hope that there is much more for him to come.
Our Honorable Mention goes to Days of Our Lives’ Matthew Ashford!
What a week for Matt Ashford’s Jack Deveraux! Jack discovered that Gwen was his daughter and that Laura had been the one to keep the information from him all these years. The anger and sadness he portrayed as he confronted Laura about her lies was TV gold. Ashford and Jaime Lyn Bauer put on a great show full of emotion throughout the powerful scenes.