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April 12, 2010
I Couldn't Have Done It Better.
is sitting at the mansion when she gets a headache. She remembers catching
Bo tying tongues with Carly. On cue, she hears the other woman's voice and
finds her giving something to Henderson for Ciara. Hope leaps in and sends
the butler away. She confronts Carly about not being told about Kimberly.
Carly says that Bo did call and they bicker about it until Carly accuses her
of throwing her marriage away. Hope says that's not what happened and says
she should be grateful that she finished with Bo and left him available.
Carly agrees. Hope explains that Bo runs to the past when he can't cope with
the present. "I've gone through some really bad times alone," Hope says.
Carly brings up Patrick. Hope is sure that Bo will end up alone. Carly
declares that she will be with him forever and then walks out. Hope still
has a headache.
thumps into Casa DiMera. Stefano announces that his son has something to
tell her. Sami spouts off until he offers her popcorn and a movie. When he
pops the DVD is, she declares that she won't believe anything he shows her.
EJ shows her out. Sami grunts and worries about Stefano getting between her
and Will. After she leaves, Elvis returns to his father. "You are so lucky
that Samantha is a stubborn bitch," Stefano says. He wants his son to take
responsibility for what he did. They argue and Elvis asks his father to show
him some love and keep his secret. Stefano lists his son's crimes and then
smirks. "I couldn't have done it better," he concludes. He hands his son a
copy of the DVD and gives him a hug. For there to be peace between them,
Stefano adds, there is a final condition...
and Ari take a break from having sex in his bed so he can tell Woody Allen
jokes. She reminds him that he needs to go and see Sami. He doesn't feel
like it. She frets about hurrying into the marriage so he decides to offer
Nicole more money to leave them alone. Jokingly, he even writes a check.
When he leaves, she grabs it.
rushes into the Java Cafe to meet Nicole and whine about Carly. She explains
that Carly is moving in with her and Daniel. "Sounds like something I would
do," Nicole says. Chloe mopes. Her friend tells her to get a plan. They talk
about why Nicole came back and Chloe is sure it was for Brady and his
baloney. The blond admits it and claims that she can still stop his wedding.
As she talks about how wrong for Brady Ari is, Arianna strolls in. Chloe
makes herself scarce so Ari offers Nicole the check to leave town. Nicole
takes it and they bicker about how Brady can't abandon someone who is needy.
Ari warns her not to mess with her since she's been in prison too. She tells
her to leave unless she wants to watch her living happily ever after with
Brady. "Happily ever after is for fairy tales honey. This is real life,"
Nicole grumbles. Meanwhile, when Chloe gets home, she finds Carly there.
goes to the pub to meet with Brady and complain about Will. She tells him
that she's relying on EJ to fix things. Brady's shocked. Sami tells him that
Elvis has changed... for real this time. Brady doubts that. They discuss her
problems with Rafe and he reminds her that she has four kids and shouldn't
be relying on EJ. He thinks Elvis is just trying to make a play for her.
Sami continues defending EJ.
walks into the Cheatin' Heart and runs into Adrienne at the bar. She tells
him that Hope thinks she's stupid. He assures her that he doesn't and hands
her a letter from her real estate agent. They discuss selling the bar and he
suggests that she stick around and run it. She challenges him to a game of
pool. He tells her that he always lost against her on purpose. "You threw
the game so you could nail me later?" she asks, commenting that he has lied
about everything and suggesting he came back to town just to play house with
Hope. Adrienne declares that she is selling the bar and moving on. He
insists that nothing happened with Hope. She knows but is sure it's what he
wanted. He leaves. She cries. Moments later, she hears something smash
outside. When she runs out, she finds Justin on the ground.
Casa DiMera, Stefano is proud that his son has finally become a man. They
hug and agree to put the feud behind them, but Stefano has a condition and
it will have to be taken care of tonight. After telling his son that he's
good at playing dumb, he orders him to bring the children home. EJ makes
excuses but has no choice and trudges off.
Chloe arrives at home, she finds Carly there. She stifles her nausea. Daniel
rears his head and they begin making room for her. When he finds some old
baby clothes, Carly declares that she can't do this and leaves for the
hospital. Daniel shows Chloe the clothes. She explains that she bought them
when she thought she was pregnant. He gets sensitive and thoughtful. "There
are things you aren't being honest with me about. You say you're fine that
Carly is living here, but I don't think you are. Am I right?" he asks. She
tells him he's right and admits that she hates that Carly could give him a
baby and she can't. He makes it clear to Chloe that she's all he's ever
wanted. She worries that Carly will get between them and he promises that
won't happen. They go to bed and cuddle. His double vision returns.
is wandering the alleyways when he discovers Adrienne cradling Justin's
body. She yells at Justin to live. They rush him to the hospital. Roman
arrives to take their statements. They explain that he was robbed. Carly
drifts by to offer her sympathy. Adrienne apologizes for being cold before.
They make up. Carly ends up calling Daniel and telling him that she's going
to stay with Adrienne instead. Adrienne goes to Justin's bedside. He wakes
up and she tells him what's happened and offers to stay there with him. He
doesn't want that.
Stephanie runs into Mel at the hospital. Mel informs her that she is
returning to nursing school. Steph cringes and tells her it's a bad
plan."You seem to have me mixed up with someone who cares about what you
think," Mel sneers. They bicker. After leaving the hospital, they arrive art
Maggie's and continue to bicker. Steph worries that it will be too hard on
Nate if he has to see her every day. "So I should deny myself a career so he
can get over things?" Mel asks, getting livid. They hurl insults until Mel
realizes that Steph is back with Nate and insanely insecure. Steph finally
admits that she actually read the letter. As they argue about this, Philip
listens from outside.
At the hospital, Madeline sends her son off to see his dad and thinks back
to her run in with Kate. When Chad returns, he tells her that Justin was
attacked just like his dad. She realizes this could be important and tips
dawdles into the Java Cafe and straight into Kate, who instantly admires her
bruises. Sami bursts into a rant about how Kate is taking her son from her
and how EJ will have her out on her ass soon. Kate bursts into a gale of
laughter. "You and EJ have underestimated Stefano DiMera," she warns. Sami
heads back to the townhouse and EJ arrives. He interrupts her rambling to
explain that he hasn't kicked his father to the curb after all. Elvis
attempts to make a case for forgiving his father and letting him back into
the children's lives. Sami hopes he's joking. He's not. She refuses to let
the kids out of her sight. She thought EJ had changed. He insists that he
has so she suspects something else if going on and he can't deny it. Back at
Casa DiMera, Kate and Stefano toast to the return of the children. He's
thrilled, but something is clearly bothering her. "I saw someone today. We
didn't speak but acknowledged each other's presence. It was Madeline," she
says. He tells her not to worry, but she does anyway.
April 14, 2010
Casa DiMera, Stefano worries to his wife that his son has not arrived with
the children. She wonders what he has on Elvis. Stefano's not explaining. He
simply says that he will destroy his son if he isn't there within the hour.
Stefano recalls all of the times his son has threatened him and disowned
him. If EJ doesn't come through for him this time, he will be dead to him.
She sits and he paces, complaining about how 'whipped' his son is.
the town house, EJ tells Sami that it's time she knew the truth. She claims
she's already figured it all out: She's been a gullible idiot. He explains
that he has a difficult relationship with his father. She spouts off and
demands the truth instead of his usual crap. Sami tries being sarcastic but
it seems to confuse her. He stops her and gabs about the kids and how they
need two parents. Then he claims that his father is very sick and he can't
deny his requests. She doesn't have any sympathy for the mentally ill. He
tells her diabetes isn't a mental illness. His father calls and tells him
his time is up. Stefano offers him a few more minutes if he'll bring them
over immediately. Elvis turns to Sami and tells her that he doesn't need her
permission to take his kids. She's shocked and declares that she is going
and EJ arrive at Casa DiMera after she's dropped Allie off at a neighbor's.
Johnny runs to Stefano. Sami says that he doesn't look sick. "What makes you
think I'm sick?" Stefano asks. EJ gulps and then his father helps him cover.
Sami and Johnny go off to look at toys and EJ whines that Sami will find out
he's been lying. Meanwhile, Sami and Kate bicker about Will. Sami bursts in
on Stefano and declares that she is taking her children home. He informs her
that the kids are staying overnight. EJ tries to stop her from exploding and
offers to stay with the children. "Damnit," she growls before saying goodbye
to Syd. Kate shows her out and shuts the door in Sami's face before she can
spew another rant.
approaches Maggie's. He stops in the doorway when he hears Steph confronting
Mel about her threat to leave Philip for Nathan. When he walks in, he
pretends he didn't hear anything. Steph abruptly leaves. Mel babbles
nervously. He suspects there is something she's not telling him. She babbles
about how great he is and how she doesn't deserve him. Philip tells her that
he loves her and they hug. He wonders what she was fighting with Steph
about. She says that Steph is just insecure in her relationships and uses
her as a scapegoat. Mel promises that she hasn't gone back on her commitment
to him. He's not convinced. She admits that she had feelings for Nathan but
insist they're gone. Getting shot made her realize that she only loves
Philip. They go up to bed. After sex, he drinks and thinks.
the station, Roman tells Rafe that he's in the clear because there was an
identical attack. Roman worries that Sami is screwing up her whole life and
asks Rafe to do something about getting EJ out of her life. Ari arrives and
Roman makes himself scarce. The siblings head over to the Cheatin' Heart.
She guesses he still wants to help Sami. "I think I've hit a dead end," he
admits. They talk about her relationship with Brady and she explains that
they are shelving their engagement for now and then she turns the topic to
Sami and says she knows how to fix things. Ari thinks closure to the
Sydnapping will get him back with Sami. He thinks she's wrong and rolls his
calls Steph to tell her that he thinks about her, and only her, lots and
loads. Steph perkily waters her grandmother's plants at the pub and then
chats with Roman about Bo's bone marrow and her love life. Nathan arrives
and starts his date with her. He missing their skiing trip. She accepts that
he's not totally over Mel but she's going to work hard to make him forget
April 15, 2010
Thanks But No Thanks.
and Ari are at the Java Cafe. He's distracted by thoughts of Nicole... or at
least the check he wrote for her. Ari admits she gave it to her to prove
that they are a team. He wonders why she gave it to her behind his back
then. She complains about how much Nicole annoys her. Brady insists that he
will not let the other woman come between them, and if she thinks he would
allow her to, then they have a hell of a problem.
Maggie's, Mel tries to run off to the hospital when her husband stops her so
they can discuss Nathan. She insists that her feelings for Nate are gone.
Philip is not sure that she's sure if she's sure. She kisses him to prove
how sure she is and then leaves. The smirk drops off his face. Across town,
when Daniel gets home, he informs Chloe that Carly is moving out. She
assumes this is because of her but he says that's not the case. They suck
face and then he leaves for work. She wanders off and runs into Philip by
the pier. He's in a bad mood and explains his problem with Mel. Chloe gives
him a little pep talk and he worries that Mel married him for the wrong
reasons. Chloe finds this depressing and tells him not think about this
Nicole is at the
pub calling around for job interviews. Someone hangs up when she admits she
was a DiMera. She keeps calling around without luck until Brady arrives.
Nicole complains about how hard it is to get a job and how he's the only
person who knows she wants to turn her life around. He offers her a solution
- some cash to leave town. She hands him back the check. "Thanks but no
thanks," she says, pointing out that his girlfriend is awfully insecure...
for good reason. Nicole reminds him of their serious connection. He gets
uncomfortable and offers to book her a flight. "Have a good life," he says,
walking out. Arianna arrives and begins chatting with CC Chavez until Nicole
interrupts. "I heard you quit your job here to live off of Brady," Nicole
snipes. Chavez calls her videographer over and they leap in to interview
her. Nicole's miffed and assumes she's been set up. "Wait until I tell Brady
what you did to me," she warns Ari. Brady arrives and orders the reporter
out. Nicole throws an accusation at his girlfriend. Ari grits her teeth.
and Steph roll around in bed and then discuss whether or not he's a jerk.
She's optimistic about their future. Meanwhile, Mel arrives at the hospital
and looks around for Nathan until she bumps into Daniel. He asks her why she
cares about Nate. She babbles and then tells her father about her argument
with Philip and how she's lied to him. "I still have feelings for Nathan,"
she admits. He has faith she'll sort things out.
walks into the Cheatin' Heart to see Adrienne and pick up a key. Carly
wonders if she misses Justin. Adrienne plays with the billiard balls and
admits she misses being married... but it's all over now. Carly thinks she's
conflicted. Adrienne insists that she just worries for her children. Carly
goes back to Daniel's to pack her stuff. He arrives and she tries to talk to
him about his double vision. As they do a vision exercise, Chloe comes in
jogs into Justin's hospital room. He's happy to see her and anxious to get
out. Holding her hand, he says he's glad she's the first person he saw. They
go to the Java Cafe and she interviews him about his mugging. When he's
about to leave for the office, she asks him to stay. She asks him if he'll
be leaving town any time soon and digs about Adrienne. He insists it's over.
Hope admits that something has changed between them because of his bond with
Ciara. Things are awkward. He leaves. She stares until Adrienne arrives.
Hope apologizes for dragging her town.
April 16, 2010
This Is Idiotic.
the pub, Nicole accuses Ari of setting her up on the air. Brady barges in
and orders the reporter away. He demands some answers. Accusations fly.
Brady tries to get Ari to back down, but he does take her side. He warns
Nicole never to drag them into her drama again. "I'm done with you," he
says. Nicole says that's not true and it will never happen. Brady runs away.
Ari bleats at Nicole to get a clue. Nicole sits down to pout. CC, the
reporter, rushes over and offers to put her on the air so she can tell her
side of her story. Nicole agrees and goes on the air. As soon as they're off
the air, the reporter gets a call and then announces that her show is moving
to New York.
watches from around the corner as Mel and Nathan awkwardly interact at the
hospital. She can't pretend that everything is okay. "You suck at pretending
everything is okay," he agrees. She admits that she had feelings for him but
she doesn't anymore. She's less selfish now and her husband is the bee's
knees. Nate says that's cool because he's with Steph now anyway. Philip's
heard enough and leaves. Maxine asks the intern and nurse to check on a
patient. When they check on her, Nate chats with her until she suddenly
dies. Maxine comes in and stops him as he continues trying to revive the
patient. He and Mel sit in the waiting room and he sadly goes over the case.
He goes into the locker room and knocks his head into the locker. Mel mopes.
meets with Brady at the Cheatin' Heart. They discuss Mel and Philip asks if
he knew about the Nathan situation. Philip explains what he just heard and
has decided that he wants to trust his wife. Brady goes back to the mansion
and Ari finds him there. She apologizes for what happened earlier. He wishes
she would trust him and not sink to Nicole's level. They make out until her
phone rings. She's offered a job as the production assistant to CC.
Meanwhile, Philip gets a call about CC leaving and puts on her show so he
can see Nicole's interview. He's impressed and calls her over. "By tonight,
you'll probably be viral," he says, enthusiastically. Nicole makes faces
until he offers her CC's job. She's amazed.
wanders the streets talking on the phone to a contact who may have found
Anna. Meanwhile, in the Java Cafe, Sami babbles to her daughter. Allie tries
to eat her ice cream in peace. Rafe walks in and distracts Sami. He wonders
where Syd is so she explains she's at the DiMera's. She gives him her
rationale. "Stefano is a son of a bitch but it's not like he eats children,"
she says. They bicker about her choice and whether or not EJ has changed.
She begins accusing Rafe of being behind all of her problems and bellows
about how determined she is and how she never waffles. He laughs. They
nearly kiss as she tells him how much she misses him. He pulls away. She
tries licking his face but he'll have none of it. He can't be around her
while she's around EJ. "I feel like an outsider," he explains before walking
Casa DiMera, Elvis wanders downstairs and finds his father telling Syd that
she will be living with them and her brothers. EJ doesn't know how that will
happen. Stefano wonders what kind of game he's playing. He reminds his son
of their deal. Elvis is afraid that Sami will kill him... and he doesn't
want to hurt her feelings either. Stefano laughs that his son is scared of
Sami. EJ claims he just doesn't want the children to get upset because their
mother is upset. His father reminds him that he's the one who just put her
through hell. Stefano starts to suspect that his son's heart and loins still
belong to Samanther. EJ explains how he'd planned to destroy her life but
ended up falling in love with her again. Stefano doesn't want to lose
another son. EJ promises him that he won't lose him. They hug and repeat the
terms of their deal. Elvis demands that his father allow Sami back into his
life. He gets a call about a problem with one of their shipments. Before he
can leave, he repeats his deal to his father once more. "This is idiotic,"
Stefano growls as they go over it all again. But he agrees to keep his
secret again. Elvis wanders down to the pier and bumps into Rafe. They chat
about Stefano's illness and Rafe assumes something big must be going on.
Meanwhile, Sami shows up at Stefano's to get her kids. He says that he has
something important to tell her.
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