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August 16, 2010
What A Putz.
Steph is at St.
Mary's digging through the computer records to find the results of Chloe's
test when Mel walks in and startles her. Mel tells her that she has a job
interview there so Steph gets overly excited for her. Mel leaves for her
interview and Steph heads home. She calls some dude over and asks him for a
favor. He's reluctant. She says she needs the results to a paternity test.
The dude agrees to help.
Casa DiMera, Stefano walks in on Sami and EJ kissing and thanks them for
letting Kate work on their wedding. "So this train wreck is really going to
happen?" Will snipes as he walks in. She tries to tell him this is all grand
but he storms off. She runs after him and he mocks her for wanting to get
married in white for the 'thirty-third' time... and to EJ no less. They
debate her disastrous romance and he says that things could have actually
worked with Rafe. He walks out and EJ comes out to comfort her. She's not
looking forward to telling her family their news. They head over to the pub
to see Roman and Caroline. When they tell them about the engagement, Roman
says she's out of her mind. Elvis says he understands their anger because he
loves Sami as much as they do and he wants what's best for her too. He makes
his case for why he's the best thing for Sami. Caroline nearly explodes but
Sami insists that she has not come for their blessing: the decision has been
made. The couple leaves.
Back at Casa DiMera, Will admits to Stefano that he's not thrilled about his
mom's choice. Stefano says he had problems with it too but he's changed his
mind. A big part of the reason why is that he's gotten to know Will and
discovered that Sami could actually have a good child. "I believe in the
power of family," he tells Will. Later, EJ arrives and his father warns him
to be careful about rubbing all of this in Rafe's nose. As he mentions the
kidnapping, Sami walks in.
the mansion, Brady pulls back from kissing Nicole so she kisses him harder.
He pulls off her top and they make out on the couch. Once they're
practically naked, he leaps away and orders her to get dressed, declaring
that this is all wrong. He claims that sex is just a drug for them and
begins drinking. "You're the problem and I've gotta kick the habit," he
says. Brady laughs in her face and says he doesn't care about her.
stands in the woods and talks to himself about nailing Nicole. He makes a
call and asks someone to help him. Soon, Victor shows up and asks him what
he wants. Rafe explains that he knows that Nicole has info that could take
EJ down. Victor doesn't really care. Rafe tells him what he thinks EJ did.
"What a putz," Victor snarls. Rafe needs Nicole to roll on EJ and hopes
Victor can give him something to help make that happen. "What's in it for
me?" Victor asks. The Fed explains that he can get Nicole away from Brady.
Victor tells him that Nicole's father launched her porn career and made her
wish she had a savior. He suggests that Rafe convince her that he's her
white knight and then she might help him. Rafe heads off to the Cheatin'
Heart and finds Nicole in tears.
interrupts Philip and Chloe on the pier and things are awkward. When he
leaves, Philip assures her that Nate hasn't figured out that they slept
together. He goes off to meet his wife at a clinic in a bad neighborhood and
refuses to leave her there alone. Nate shows up because he's going to be
working with her. "Do you have a problem with that?" he asks Philip, who
claims he is just surprised. After he leaves them alone, some dope fiend
comes in and grabs Mel. Meanwhile, Philip is drinking at the pub. Brady
the Cheatin' Heart, Daniel shows Carly some jewelry he bought for Chloe and
then talks about how excited he will be to tell people he's going to be a
father. She looks like she has a headache. He says he's worried about her
and wonders what's wrong. Carly declares that she can't have this
conversation and walks out. Chloe arrives and he hands her a gift. It's a
present for the baby. She's so happy she has to go to the lady's room. Once
she leaves, Sister Ann walks in and begins chatting with Daniel. Chloe comes
out and notices the nun. She freezes up. Carly returns and spots the nun.
She spots Chloe and then moves in to provide a distraction. The nun heads
off and Daniel gets called back to work. Once he's gone, she calls Chloe and
asks to talk. They meet up at the pier and Chloe thanks her for covering yet
again. Daniel randomly wanders over and asks them what they are up to.
August 17, 2010
the court house, the new public defender is confused about why Hope wants
him as her lawyer. She just wants this over with fast. Bo comes in and says
that's not going to happen. The former couple ask for some time alone and
argue about her options and what they mean for Ciara. He feels like they are
trapped in a nightmare and insists her daughter needs her. She tells him to
go away so he calls her a coward. She's shocked. Doug and Julie arrive. Doug
drags Bo off and Julie berates Hope and encourages her not to throw
everything away. Bo later joins Doug and Julie and they wonder what to do.
The cop talks to the attorney and then they inform Hope that the plan has
the clinic, Mel is attacked by some dude. Nate runs in as she's being
choked. The dude runs off. Mel thanks Nate. They sit around and discuss her
bruise. Meanwhile, hacker Ian is at Stephanie's. She invited him over to
hack his way into Chloe's paternity records. He finds the file but the
results aren't in. Nate arrives and demands to know what's going on. He
calms down and apologizes to Ian for acting like an ass. When he goes off
for a shower, Ian tells Steph they can try again tomorrow. "A girl as pretty
and as nice as you shouldn't have to fight to keep a guy," he comments as he
leaves. Nate comes back out and Steph makes a joke about Mel being attacked.
He doesn't appreciate it.
the pier, Daniel walks up on Chloe and Carly as they're discussing meeting
tomorrow. The women tell him that they are trying to get along now because
they want what's best for him. He's a bit weirded out by this. Carly stares
uncomfortably. Chloe says she's learned a lot about Carly and she's not so
bad. Daniel gropes her bump and talks about what a happy family they will
be. He sends his fiancee off to run some errands and then thanks Carly. Mel
arrives and her parents jump when they see the bruises on her throat. She
assures them that she's alright.
the Cheatin' Heart, Nicole shoves her CD into her purse and mumbles to
herself, cursing her luck. She feels like getting the goods on EJ just
screwed up her whole life. Rafe peers in and spots her whimpering. When he
goes in and sits down with her, she throws her drink in his face. He orders
her a replacement drink. When she reaches for her purse, he notices the CD
inside. His eyes bulge and she tells him to get lost. Once he walks off,
some plaid wearing dude comes over. He recognizes her as Misty Circle and
begins calling his friends. She cringes. Rafe comes over and grabs the guy,
forcing him to apologize before shoving him out the door. She thanks him. He
tries to get her sympathy by badmouthing EJ for being a jerk to her. He
pretends to get drunk and tries to bait her by suggesting that Elvis has
become a good guy. She accuses him of wearing a wire so he asks her to frisk
him. After she pats him down, she falls into his lap.
at Casa DiMera, EJ is shushing his father about the Sydnapping when Sami
walks in and asks what they are talking about. Elvis covers by saying they
just wanted to keep the kids away from her for a little while after the
wedding. Lexie walks in. "Are you two getting married?" she blurts out.
Lexie makes some jokes and then asks Sami to let her know if she needs any
help. After Sami walks off, Lexie congratulates her brother and says she's
proud of him. They argue about Rafe and he claims that the Fed must have
realized that it's all over. Meanwhile, Stefano corners Sami and tells her
that she makes his son happy, so he's decided that he was wrong about her
and they should have a fresh start. She leaps away when he tries to hug her.
Sami returns to EJ and his sister and tells them that their father was just
being nice to her. Lexie congratulates them again and leaves. On the way
out, she stops to chat with her dad, saying she suspects there is more going
on than is being said. He says they should let the past go away. Meanwhile,
Sami babbles to EJ until he pulls her onto his lap and into a liplock.
August 18, 2010
Where Did We Go Wrong?
Casa DiMera, Sami and EJ sit on the couch and make out. He wants to take her
upstairs and teach her what marriage is all about. As they head for the
stairs, Johnny startles them. While EJ takes their son to bed, she plays
with the penguin he left in the living room. Elvis returns and starts
sucking on her lips again. He stops her from unbuttoning his shirt to ask
what's wrong. She says that Johnny ruined the mood. He spots the penguin. "I
understand completely," he mutters. They sit down and discuss their wedding.
When he promises to make all her dreams come true, she tells him he's
the Cheatin' Heart, Nicole gives Rafe a pat down to see if he's wearing a
wire. She ends up falling into his lap. They start making out. Ari stomps in
and demands to know what's going on. Ari assumes this isn't about 'wonderbitch';
it must really all be Sami's fault like usual. Rafe tells his sister to put
a sock in it. When she stomps off, Nicole asks Rafe is he is just trying to
make Sami jealous. He says that he and Sami are just like her and Brady.
They discuss what train wrecks they are but she thinks that he's the perfect
guy. He helps her home and he asks her to let him in for a nightcap. She
turns him down and asks what he really wants. He acts confused so she
invites him in. As they drink, she wonders what his angle is. He claims that
he just likes her because she's straightforward and uncomplicated. She asks
him to prove he's genuinely interested in her by taking off his clothes.
Rafe begins his strip tease as she hops up and down on the bed.
and Adrienne are at the pub discussing Hope's sentencing. All of this has
made him think about the life that they had together. "Where did we go
wrong?" he asks. Meanwhile, at the court house, Bo and the public defender
tell Hope that there has been a change of plans. She still insists on
pleading guilty. When Bo asks for Hope's trust, Julie explodes at him and
accuses him of being to blame for all of this. Adrienne and Justin arrive
and sit at the back. The judge comes in and Hope enters her guilty plea. The
people's defender offers a list of character witnesses but Hope insists that
they just go ahead with the sentencing. The DA demands Hope be sentenced to
30 years without parole. Justin leaps up as Hope's lawyer stutters. The
parade of witnesses begins even Hope asks them not to. Justin takes the
stand and speaks on her behalf. He says that simply releasing her would be a
mistake when what she needs is treatment. Abe speaks next and says that Hope
is a victim in all of this as well. Hope's family starts to look hopeful
until Ari shows up and declares that she wants to say something. She goes up
and says that she was sentenced and served her time and the same should
happen to Hope. "You do the crime, you do the time," Ari says before walking
off. Bo is called up last and tells the court that he's as guilty as Hope.
He relates the story of the collapse of his marriage and then rants about
the medicine that his wife was given. Bo vows to be there for Hope. She
sobs. The judge recognizes that Hope isn't a hardened criminal and only
sentences her to two years. Everyone is relieved. Julie tells Bo that he
saved the day. He tells Hope that he's sorry he wasn't there for her before.
Hope thanks and hugs all the witness (except for Ari). They tell her to get
well. Doug and Julie promise they will bring Ciara to visit her. Bo says
this isn't goodbye and he will see her soon.
brings some flowers to Isabella's grave and wishes that he'd known her. He
heads over to the pub and gets plastered. Sami shows up and they begin
taunting each other. He says he's celebrating for getting Nicole 'the last
freakin' monkey' DiMera off his back. Brady tells Sami she's no better than
Nicole and accuses her of being addicted to EJ. He recalls that she used to
be a spoiled, rotten brat... but then she got better before blowing it when
she broke up with Rafe. "I'm Sami! I'm screwed up and proud of it!" he
moans, mocking her. When Sami goes outside, she runs into Ari and asks her
where her brother is. "I bet he's at Nicole's place right now," Ari groans.
Sami thinks he must finally have the evidence and runs off.
August 19, 2010
This Is Forever.
runs into his daughter down by the pier. He repeats that she shouldn't marry
EJ. Her dad encourages her try being open and honest with Rafe again. She
fantasizes about walking in on Rafe arresting Nicole for the Sydnapping.
Sami pushes Nicole out of the way and makes out with Rafe. Snapping out of
it, she decides that could happen for real.
gets embarrassed as he starts to strip for Nicole in her dive. He buttons
his shirt up and she accuses him of using her to make Sami jealous. She
teases him and accuses him of pulling a charade. Rafe claims that he thought
they had a connection. He knows men have always used her and says she
deserves better. They talk about how EJ drove her to do crazy things. She
doesn't want to talk about that. They decide they don't want to be unhappy
anymore... "I think I want to give this, us, a chance," she says. He kisses
her and takes her top off. She peels off his shirt. Sami arrives outside,
stares at them through the window and starts to gag. Nicole spots her and
plays it up. Sami rolls her eyes and leaves. Nicole slips into the bathroom
to freshen up. When she comes back out, she announces that she wants to
sleep alone. Before he leaves, she changes her mind and asks him to stay and
hold her. They lay down together. Once she falls asleep, he grabs her purse
and takes the CD.
arrives at the mansion and Viv tells him she is going to be a victimizer
again. She has a plan to get Maggie out of Victor's life. Meanwhile, Victor
runs into Maggie at the hospital. As they chat, Viv strolls in and tells
Victor that she has a solution for his pain, and she's not talking about
divorce. Maggie walks off and Viv explains that she wants to do something
for Victor's dearly departed daughter. She wants to get a big sarcophagus
for her, just to prove that she loves him.
Casa DiMera, EJ calls Nicole to threaten her to keep up her end of their
agreement. As he heads for the door, Ari arrives and reminds him that they
had a meeting scheduled. They sit down and go over her paperwork to erase
the arrest from her record. He informs her about his engagement and she
tells him that Sami is a train wreck. Elvis is touched by her concern. Sami
storms in and Ari excuses herself. Sami declares that she wants the whole
world to know they are getting married and then pulls EJ into a kiss. She
loves him and can't wait to marry him. "Let's just get married," she
decides, suggesting they do it tomorrow. He doesn't understand the rush so
she claims that they deserve to be happy and shouldn't wait. "This is for
forever," he says.
Stefano and Will are at the pub discussing Chad. Will wanted to give his
friend a distraction. Stefano says Chad will bounce back. Kate stares and
then goes down to the water to find Chad. She finds him staring at the
water, complaining about how he has been abandoned by his family. He tells
her how much he wishes that Charles wasn't his father. She tells him that
his father needs him. Chad mopes away. Kate flashes back to one of her
arguments with Madeline. It becomes clear that Chad is actually Stefano's
son and Madeline forbade her from ever revealing this. Kate snaps out of the
flashback. Lexi, Theo and Ciara wander by. "I miss my mommy," Ciara says.
Kate asks Lexi if her father could handle some unpleasant news. Lexi thinks
he'd be fine. Kate asks her if she's ever wished Stefano wasn't her father.
She admits that sometimes she wishes he wasn't; sometimes she's ashamed to
be his daughter.
at the pub, Chad wanders in and Will asks where he's been. Chad tells him he
can't work on their project anymore because his head is in the wrong place.
Will asks him to the movies but Chad turns him down and walks off as Stefano
returns. Will asks him why he doesn't like Chad and worries about how he can
help his friend. Stefano admire his generosity but insists that the young
man is not their problem.
August 20, 2010
I'm Really Happy.
with photos posted on the blog)
Nicole wakes up in her hovel and sees Rafe
sitting at the table. She guesses the snugglefest is over and asks what's
up. He holds up the CD. She leaps onto him. They wrestle and she rants at
him for his lies and deceptive cuddles. Rafe explains that he hunted down
her mom and orders her to tell him everything she knows. She refuses. He
offers to do what he can to keep her out of prison. She claims this is about
more than prison. Sobbing, she relates how terrified she is of EJ and begs
him for protection. EJ calls to make sure that she isn't going off the deep
end. She says she has five million and will be fine. After she hangs up, she
turns to Rafe. "Let's make a deal," she says. He offers her immunity and
then sets up his recorder so she can explain everything. She explains what
led up to the recording she made and then he turns the CD on. He listens to
EJ and Stefano's conversation. It stalls half way through. Rafe fiddles
around and gets it going again. He hears the whole thing and smiles. "That's
all I need," he says. He did all of this for Sami.
At Casa DiMera, Sami stares at her dress and thinks of Nicole making out
with Rafe. She tells herself that she's doing the right thing. Will shows up
and asks his mom when she was going to tell him about this. She claims there
is no reason to wait... and she hasn't told the rest of that family because
she doesn't want them talking her out of this. Sami would like him to walk
her down the aisle but doubts that he's likely to do that. She says that EJ
needs her. He hopes they'll be happy together and agrees to give her away.
Kate and Stefano are startled when they walk into their living room and find
that there are a bunch of people milling around and putting out flowers.
Elvis walks in and announces that it's all for his wedding. "Is Sami
pregnant again?" Kate asks. Stefano doesn't understand the hurry. Lexi
arrives and Will leads the children in. EJ is glad he's willing to be part
of this. The judge arrives and Sami comes down the stairs. Johnny moans
because Syd has to stay up stares since she has the sniffles. The ceremony
begins. Will walks his mom down the aisle.
At home, Mel is about to make pancakes when Philip reminds her they are
supposed to be going to Chicago. She reminds him that it's Chloe's birthday
and they are supposed to be at the party. He thinks that's a bad idea. Mel
tries to talk him around and guesses he knows what's been bothering Chloe.
Mel runs after Steph and Nate. She stops them at the pier and begins balling
about Philip being the mother of Chloe's baby. She leaps into Nate's arms.
Steph snaps out of this nightmare and calls Ian to come over and work his
computer magic. Nathan comes out of the bedroom and tells her that he
doesn't have to rush off to work. She encourages him to get an x-ray for his
aching elbow and chases him to the door. Ian shows up. Before they can get
started, Nate returns to get something and asks what's going on. Ian says
he's just there for his flash drive. Nate grabs his stuff and leaves. Ian is
starting to have second thoughts about committing a felony for her but she
talks him around. As he hacks, Nate calls and asks if Ian is still there.
She says he's just showing her some shortcuts. She gets off the phone and
Ian shows her the results. "Oh my God!" she gasps.
Chloe and Daniel roll around in bed. He promises her the best birthday she's
ever had. She remembers she's supposed to get the lab results with Carly
today. She goes pale and says she's queasy. He offers her a cracker and says
that he'll be spending all day with her. She asks him if she can open a
present now. He chuckles and goes off to get one while she searches for her
phone. Later, Carly shows up, anxious to get going. Daniel catches them and
asks what's going on. He has to take a call so Chloe asks Carly to go off
and get the results. As soon as she leaves, Daniel returns and hands her
some jewelry, promising it will be the first of many surprises today. She
tells him that she loves him with all of her heart and she just wants to be
worthy of him. Mel and Philip arrive. Chloe and Philip sigh and stare
anxiously. Chloe blows out her candles and then asks to open her gifts. Mel
gives her some kind of shiny smock and gabs about how she wants them all to
be a family. Chloe cries. Daniel looks confused. Philip's eyebrows twist so
much they almost fall off. "I'm really happy," Chloe claims.
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