Today (Recap) on The Young and the Restless: Chance lifts Summer's spirit and more...
The Young and the Restless Recap for Thursday, July 27, 2023:
Today on The Young and the Restless, Phyllis reunites with Jack, Billy takes on a new role, and Summer warns Kyle about Audra.
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Kyle and Summer cross paths at the park. She apologizes for not paying attention. She inquires about Harrison's reaction to the breakup, noting that breakups are particularly difficult for children. They've both been keeping busy. Audra has arrived. She greets them. Summer emphasizes that her objective is crystal clear, and Kyle will soon recognize it as well. Summer begs Kyle not to ruin his life as a result of what she has done and departs.
At Society, Billy and Chelsea meet. Her comeback to the fashion world has been less difficult than she anticipated. Everything is coming together well. She is ecstatic about her new position as Creative Director at Marchetti. Billy appears to be preoccupied. The situation in Jabot is deteriorating. Jack and Diane devised a strategy and invited him to join them. He must convince Ashley and Tucker that he is on their side. He'll be their Trojan Horse. It's a deceitful maneuver, but he believes it's the correct thing to do. Billy is concerned that his sister has not been thinking clearly, and Tucker is willing to go to any length to obtain what he wants. Billy thinks it is worth making an effort to stop this. Chelsea questions whether he truly wants to get involved in this. Tucker is an expert at mind tricks, and she'd hate to see Billy succumb to his old demons.
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At the Abbott Mansion, Ashley insults Diane by telling her to choke on a muffin. Ashley is confident that she will emerge victorious while Diane will fail. However, Diane wastes no time in revealing that she and Jack are planning to get married at the courthouse today. Ashley dismisses it as a last-ditch effort to ensnare her crook into her brother before it's too late. Diane argues that this is all about Jack proving his love for her, but Billy isn't on board. Ashley is surprised that Billy is the voice of reason. She storms out, calling Diane a bitch.
Summer visits Crimson Lights and meets Chance, telling him that she is having a terrible day. He cheers her up by playfully flipping her frown upside down with his fingertips on her face. They talk about how children can put things into perspective. He expresses his enthusiasm for lightening her mood whenever she needs it. Chelsea joins them, and Chance leaves. Chelsea encourages Summer to express her true feelings. Summer acknowledges that she should let go, but she remains in love with Kyle and doesn't know how to move on.
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Phyllis walks in on Jack planning a party for him and his soon-to-be bride. He believes she owes him an answer or two. He wonders how she could do what she did and then show her face in public. She claims it was all Stark's fault, which he cannot accept. Phyllis begs forgiveness, but Jack simply cannot forgive her at this time. She pledges to repair their children's marriage, but Jack tells her she's done enough and departs.
Diane is drying her nails when Jack comes home, and she tells him about her disagreement with Ashley. Jack concurs that they must go to any length to put an end to the fight. Kyle arrives and is taken aback to find that they are marrying this afternoon. They invite him to celebrate their love with them. He claims to have meetings all day and evening, but he expected them to marry in September. His mother asks him to change his plans for the day. He is unable to, but he wishes them well and departs.
Tucker appears and taunts her about Carson. He doesn't believe she's doing enough to earn Jack's forgiveness. He wonders if he made a mistake in making a deal with her. She promises to bring Jack on board. There are many hollow promises here. Lauren arrives after he leaves. She chokes up and admits she's been terrified to see her because she's missed her, but she's furious over the nasty stunts she pulled. Phyllis wraps her arms around her, telling her how much she has missed her and that she will spend the rest of her life making amends. Lauren reminds her that she must listen to Heather and heed her advice. They converse about being under Tucker's control. Lauren is confident that Jack will change his mind, but Phyllis is skeptical. Phyllis does not trust Tucker and requires some sort of power. Her friend understands and advises her to keep Heather informed, as she is her best chance at freedom.
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Kyle joins Audra at Society and rants about all of his family troubles. She takes his hands in hers and asks how she can assist. He requests that they cancel their afternoon meetings and do something together. They enter the suite and get hot and steamy.
Chance comes upon Summer in the park and inquires if she is okay. She instantly tells him how horrible things are and how she wants things could be the same as they were. He claims that the only way out is to go forward.
Tucker and Ashley meet at the park. She informs him that things have deteriorated significantly. Billy appears to announce that Diane and Jack are marrying today. He claims that his brother has crossed the line and that the rush to the altar has made him question everything. He believes Diane is the mastermind behind things, which makes him concerned about Jabot. Ashley is overjoyed to hear that. Billy races over to the Abbott mansion to inform Jack of his conversation with Ashley. She enters not too long after with Tucker, and Jack asks whether they are attending the ceremony. Ashley proclaims that Billy has finally come to their side, and Jack wonders if it is true. Billy begs his brother to stop this right now if he truly cares about the family.
Tomorrow, Victor teaches Adam a painful lesson and more on Y&R. Watch 'The Young and the Restless' on weekdays on CBS! (Photos: JPI/Screenshots)
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