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Days of Our Lives Episode Recap, Cast List, and Spoilers for August 17, 2023: Meet Mayor Paulina Price!
Days of Our Lives Episode Recap August 17, 2023: Meet Mayor Paulina Price!
Chloe goes to the Spectator and finds Xander. They talk about his marriage proposal and then he gets the call about Victor's death. Chloe listens as he grieves his uncle and their tumultuous relationship. He voices his anger at Victor for how he treated him and his regret over not mending fences before he died. Chloe asks if there is anything she can do and Xander asks for some time alone. Before she leaves Chloe tells Xander that she loves him and is considering his proposal. Xander thinks back on his good memories with Victor.
At the Pub, Roman breaks the news about Victor to Kate who is stunned. She remembers the good time and bad times of their relationship and says they were kindred spirits. Roman doesn't share her soft spot for Victor but loves her and understands that she is feeling a loss. He tells her to call Philip but she refuses to, worried that he will insist on coming home and then will be arrested. Roman tries to change her mind but she is resolute. Roman promises not to say anything but tells her he is going to keep trying to change her mind. Later Chloe arrives at the Pub to see Kate.
Steve and Kayla talk about Victor and disagree when Steve says his death is a good thing. Kayla understands his feelings about Victor and knows they're valid but she is more concerned about the people who loved Victor and what they are feeling about his passing. Steve remembers his past with Victor and acknowledges that he made the decision to work for him. They are both thankful that Victor played a part in bringing them together by bringing Steve to Salem in the first place and assigning him to spy on Kayla.
Abe is working on his flashcards at Steve and Kayla's apartment when Belle shows up. She says that she came right over after getting his call. Abe tells her that he wants to get his job as Mayor back and needs her help. Paulina arrives and tells Abe that he needs to forget about his job for now and concentrate on his recovery but Abe is not willing to do that. They all talk about it and Belle has an idea that could work for everyone.
At the Salem PD, Acting Mayor Rawlings goes to see Shawn and demands he arrest Paulina for assault because she poked him in the chest. Shawn tries to convince him that he is being unreasonable but Clint tells him that if he wants to keep his job he will arrest Paulina before the end of the day. Later Abe and Paulina welcome Clint into the apartment and drop the news on him that Abe is appointing Paulina as his successor and she is the new mayor of Salem. Belle goes to the PD to tell Shawn what happened and gets a call from her father. After she hangs up she tells Shawn that Victor is dead.
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Contract and recurring cast appearing in this episode: Brandon Beemer (Shawn), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla), Jackée Harry (Paulina), Lauren Koslow (Kate), Martha Madison (Belle), Stephen Nichols (Steve), James Reynolds (Abe), Josh Taylor (Roman), Paul Telfer (Xander), John Aniston (Victor), and Grayson Berry (Clint).
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