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August 15, 2011
Sick And Sicker.
At the Sapphire Club, Viv notices Quinn is distracted by Mel's TV ad for
Carly. He pretends he's watching baseball. She goes on and on about revenge.
He stutters and runs away. She picks up the paper and see the artist's
sketch of the man who rescued Carly. "I'd swear that was Quinn," she says.
When Quinn gets to his room, he discovers that his blanky is a mess and
Carly is gone. Meanwhile, Carly runs around the gutter in her new plaid
shirt. Knowing that her family knows about her problem crushes her. A junky
comes up and he offers to sell her a hit. She doesn't buy it but sits in
garbage and cries until Quinn shows up. The doctor explains how everything
just fell apart for her. "I need help," she admits. As he promises to help
her, Viv arrives and watches quietly.
Victor is at Maggie's hospital bedside. He promises not to let this happen
again and then walks out to Daniel to announce he's taking Maggie to his
estate to be watched by his security team. The doctor says he can't move
her. Jenn tells him just to get a guard for the door. Hope shows up and says
Victor has the right idea. Lexi pops in and takes Jenn aside to say the
hospital board now know that Carly's a dope fiend thanks to Mel's ad. She
warns her that if she uses hospital resources to search for her again,
she'll be out of a job. She orders Jenn to go on TV to say that Carly has
been fired for abusing her position. Jenn is furious and quits. Meanwhile,
Victor and Mel go to see Maggie and apologize for being hard on each other.
Taylor and EJ are outside the pub. She asks him not to lie to her anymore.
He sits on the fence and agrees. Elvis can't understand why she keeps
hanging around him. They rehash the 'you deserve better' argument until the
junky walks by and panhandles some change. EJ puts his coat on Taylor and
tells her she's not safe.
Chad and Abby are making out on the pier while Dimitry watches. She pulls
away and they start bickering about their families. He can't turn his back
on his. Sonny pops up. When Chad asks him about what he would do in his
position, Sonny puts his arms on his shoulders. Chad throws his arms up.
Dimitry misinterprets this and shoots him. Elvis hears the shot and runs
over. Meanwhile, at Casa DiMera, Kate fills her husband in on the latest
Maggie news. He worries about retaliation. EJ calls to say that Chad's been
shot. He tries to stop his brother's bleeding and says this shot was meant
for him. He yells at Sonny and Taylor to go and then drags his brother to
the hospital. When they get there, Chad's rushed into surgery. Victor
notices EJ is covered in blood. "Is that what I think it is?"
Jenn and Hope are at the station talking. Hope complains about the cases
she's been kicked off of. Jenn offers to get her some publicity. When Hope
putters away, Jenn gets a call and runs off. She meets with Daniel and Mel,
who also received a weird call about Carly. Quinn sends Carly inside. She
cries to her family and tells them she needs their help. Meanwhile, Viv goes
down to the pier cursing her old enemy.
Nicole shows up at the mansion and asks Brady why Dimitry called. Brady
explains he needed permission but doesn't explain what for. She can see he's
wired and offers him some 'distraction'. He turns her down because things
are 'a little volatile'. Dimitry calls to say his job is done. Taylor bursts
through the door and accuses Brady of having Chad shot. He's startled. She
rants at him for nearly getting a bunch of people killed because of his
paranoia. "You are sick and you are sicker. I am done with both of you," she
says. The sisters bicker and Taylor storms off.
August 16, 2011
runs into Viv at the pier and she decks him for helping Carly. "You swine!" she
says, tearing into him for betraying her. He claims that Carly isn't a monster
and he was just trying to do the right thing. He thinks fate brought Carly to
him so he could do the right thing. She doesn't like him using her mortal enemy
to make him feel better about himself. Quinn tells her that she's had her
revenge. Carly's life has been ruined. Viv still isn't satisfied.
drop into the Cheatin' Heart to see her sister. She stands up for Brady and
tells Taylor to drop the self-righteous crap. They argue about who the biggest
hypocrite in town is. Nicole says that EJ is still riding his trike on the high
road where he killed their mother. "This ridiculous blood war is going on
because of you," Taylor accuses, repeating her argument that EJ has changed and
then running away.
shows up at the mansion and orders Brady to listen to him for once. The lawyer
says that the family is being gossipped about on talk radio. Brady tells him to
take his nose out of this. "You're no Michael Corleone," Justin says. Brady
suggests that he kiss his ass. The lawyer rails at him for being a drunk who
gets led around by the nose by Nicole. He storms out. Nicole shows up to
complain about her sister. "If she doesn't understand us, who needs her?" he
asks. They hug.
the hospital, Chad urges his brother to get out of the family. He's tried to
make this his family too, but he can't look over his shoulder every day. "We
will protect you," EJ promises. However, he's been his their father's son longer
than he's been Chad's brother so it's no choice. After Elvis leaves, Abby tells
Chad he was pretty amazing. He says everything changed today.
arrives at the hospital. Lexi tells her Maggie isn't doing well and she needs
her to sign some papers. Maggie's will has a 'do not resuscitate' order and they
have to take her off the ventilator. Down the hall, Victor is angry when Stefano
offers him peace. "It's much too late," Victor says. Stefano pleads. Kate
arrives to back him up. Hope and Lexi come in. They explain that Hope has power
of attorney and she has to follow Maggie's orders. Victor wants to challenge it
so Hope speaks to him alone and then leaves him to say goodbye. Sadly, he tells
Maggie he was naive to think he could protect her. Outside, everyone mopes for
awhile. Lexi goes into the room and explains the procedure to Victor. He kisses
Maggie and Hope takes him outside. Stefano and Kate apologize again as EJ
arrives. EJ starts questioning his father, but Stefano says nothing matters
anymore. Back in the room, Lexi is about to declare Maggie dead when she notices
she's breathing on her own. Hope runs out in tears to tell everyone. Victor
promises Maggie no one will hurt her again. She wakes up to say she loves him.
"Make peace," she whimpers.
the pub, Carly asks her family and friends for help. Quinn watches through the
window and then runs off. She tells her family about the man who helped her and
vaguely explains what's been going on before weeping and apologizing. Carly
babbles about how overwhelmed she was by everything. They give her a pep talk.
Mel goes off to call rehab. They want her to come in today. As Mel takes her mom
away, Jenn gets a call about Maggie waking up. She and Daniel hug. Meanwhile,
Mel takes her mom home to pack up. She takes her pills away and flushes them.
at the hospital, Stefano asks Chad to come home with him. Chad refuses. His
father warns him that it isn't safe. "I'm done," Chad announces, saying that
this can't be repaired. After he and Abby leave, Stefano mopes after him. EJ
joins Kate. She tells him that Stefano can't survive losing Chad. EJ trails
after his father. He hugs Stefano, who thanks him for his loyalty as Taylor
August 17, 2011
That's Just Mean.
the station, Bo and Hope hug to celebrate Maggie breathing. A cop hands them
a report. There was another attack on a prostitute. He hopes they can
persuade Roman to let them investigate. She gets a call about Carly checking
into rehab. They change the topic back to the battered hookers. She's sure
there must be tonnes of unsolved cases like this. They make out. When they
leave to do some work, Roman ruffles through the reports on her desk. Bo
returns and his brother confronts his for disobeying his orders. He won't
warn him about this again. Meanwhile, Hope heads down to the alley and
searches the dumpster while someone lurks.
calls Gus to tell him that Carly has run off to rehab. She's determined to
destroy her anyway. Meanwhile, Mel helps her mom pack up her stuff. They
head to the hospital. Maxine gives the doctor a hug and Carly apologizes.
The nurse tells her not to resign: they need more competent doctors. When
she steps away, Viv pops up and starts taunting her enemy. "Do you get your
drugs from the hospital coffers or do you meet your drug dealer at the toxic
waste dump?" she asks. Carly tries to run. Viv keeps her there to explain
that Quinn is her son. "Oh that's just mean," Carly snaps, refusing to
believe it. Viv tells her that Quinn was part of her revenge plan and he's
been providing her drugs. Viv tells her she'll like rehab: all you do is
talk about yourself. She shoves some pills in her hand and walks away. Mel
returns and takes her mom away.
Casa DiMera, Chad packs up his stuff. Kate asks him if he'll bother checking
on his father when he comes back to get the rest of his stuff. "You care
about yourself, no one else," she suggests, telling him not to leave. Chad
stares at Abby and then tells Kate that his father just wanted another ally.
She insists that Stefano is very sensitive and he's broken his heart. Chad
can't risk his life for him. The women start bickering. Kate urges him to be
his own man and not let anyone tell him his family isn't good enough for
him. "Love and romance are fleeting but family is forever," she says. Kate
blames all of this on Abby. Chad still refuses to live the life his family
would make him lead and reminds her that she isn't bulletproof either. He
and Abby leave. They head to the pub. He admits that he didn't expect his
day to end up like this. Sitting beside her, he says that it's all over now.
They go out for a picnic. He takes his sling off so his arm starts to hurt.
She takes off his shirt to check his bandages. Abby's proud of how he's
handling everything. They make out. She worries he might change his mind
about his family. He can't imagine doing that.
drops by the hospital to see Chad but finds EJ. She confronts him for not
changing like he'd promised. "I'm going to be that way for the rest of my
life," he says. She repeats her 'I know you can change' argument. He takes
her by the hand and leads her to the pier. Elvis explains that seeing his
brother get shot made him realize he could never walk away from his family.
He says that Victor doesn't want a truce so he has to stand by his father.
They rehash their usual argument. This time he says that he only gave up his
children because he realized he can never change. He asks her to run away.
They rehash their usual argument again. This time she says that she is
leaving. After she does, he heads home to change his shirt and Kate tells
him Chad moved out and broke Stefano's heart. She thinks that he might die.
Kate blames all of this on Abby and asks him to ruin the romance.
the pub, Quinn gets a call about the attacks. Carly comes in to grab some
coffee and runs into him. She slaps him. "You sonuvabitch!" she moans. She
rails at him and he insists that he had no idea who she was when he found
her and he never wanted to hurt her. Taylor comes in, sees him and hides in
the corner. Carly storms out and pops her pills. Quinn calls his mom to rant
at her. Taylor confronts him about the show he just put on. "You should
know. You've been the star of quite a few of your own, haven't you?" he
snipes. Meanwhile, Carly checks into rehab.
August 18, 2011
I Get Bummed Around Sad People.
at home internetting when Rafe calls to say he'll be home late tonight. She
offers to make dinner since the kids are with her grandma. When she hangs up,
she finds a job posting and calls her dad over. When he arrives, she tells him
she wants to be an admin assistant at the department. "No, it's crazy enough
there already," he says, killing the idea. Once he leaves, she writes an
application letter and sends it in.
At the mansion, Chloe's social worker tells her that she's really turned things
around. The diva is happy. After the social worker leaves, Adrienne comes in and
congratulates her before telling her how much the drunks at the Cheatin' Heart
like her singing. Chloe gets a call from Quinn and steps outside. He tells her
where she has to meet her new client. "I hope he's a big tipper," she groans.
is wandering by the pier recalling booking one of Chloe's johns. Tad shows up
and asks her to come to a hotel with her. She says they are over. "I get bummed
out around sad people," she tells him. Gabi arrives and eavesdrops. Tad calls
Kinsey a bitch and she slaps him. He storms off. Gabi comes out as Kinsey
complains about how fragile men are. She teases Gabi about finally sleeping with
Will. Gabi orders her to keep her mouth shut about this. She heads off and
Kinsey calls Chloe's john to confirm their appointment and pretends to be Lola.
meets Will at the Cheatin' Heart to shoot pool. He asks Will if he's still tight
with Gabi and then they talk about Sonny's lack of a love life. Chad shows up
and things are a little icy between the boys. Gabi arrives and joins Will to
watch them play pool. She tells her boyfriend that Kinsey found out they did the
deed. He worries her brother will find out. They smooch and head out. The DiMera
and Kiriakis men discuss being part of bad families. Tad comes in and starts
taunting Sonny about being gay. Chad furrows his brow. "I'd be happy to deck
this bitch for you," Chad tells Sonny, putting his arm around him. Dejected, Tad
wanders out. They go back to playing pool.
corners Quinn outside the pub. "When you're around bad things happen," she says.
They bicker. He urges her not to turn her back on their past. "You don't turn
your back on cobras," she says, reminding him that she knows plenty of his
secrets. He's flirty and menacing and then plods off. Abe pops up and says she
looks like she's seen a ghost. She says she's fine. He senses she's not and
suggests she go for the admin job at the SPD. Abe takes her to the station and
suggests that Roman hire her. Roman takes him aside and asks him to take the
credit for hiring her. He gives her the job and a cop shows her around. The cop
tells her that there's been a huge increase in prostitution. Roman wonders why
she is so interested in vice. She reminds him that her father pushed her sister
into the adult industry and she wants to help other victims of it. As she
settles down, she flips through the files and mutters about Quinn.
is digging around in the alley when Justin shows up. They discuss the attacks
and he worries that she could be in danger, especially from Roman for disobeying
orders. She can't walk away from this. He offers to talk to the people at the
women's shelter. Hope heads back to the station and finds Rafe going over the
case files. She worries that things are going to get worse. He goes home after
Sami sends him a bunch of softcore porn images of her. After noticing that she
made artichoke dip, he guesses she's up to something. She explains that she
applied for the job at the SPD. He tells her the position has been filled but he
has no problem with her going back to work. They make out.
meets one of his police informers. He tells him that the department isn't
investigating the attacks. The Aussie heads over to the pub and Roman arrives
for a drink. Quinn starts chatting with him. Meanwhile, Chloe heads down to the
dumpster for her date. Hope shows up. The diva claims she's lost. A bald man
arrives and says he's on his way to meet his date. After a tense moment, he
moves along. Hope warns the diva that this is a crime scene and she should be
careful. Chloe wanders around the garbage piles while someone lurks. Down the
street, Kinsey meets her john at the hotel. "You're not ugly," she says in
August 19, 2011
I'm Not Sick, I'm In Love.
the loft, Sami stuffs her face and acts happy for Taylor getting the job she
wanted. She and Rafe suck face and then she gets nauseous. After she nearly
pukes, she explains that she was pregnant the last time she felt like this. He
sends her off to take the test. She says it came back negative. When she shows
it to him, he notices it actually says she's pregnant. He wants to take her to
the hospital. She just wants to talk baby names. Rafe claims he wants to call
the kid Seamus Hernandez, but he's kidding. The cop insists they get a proper
test so they leave for the hospital. They arrive and Sami tells Maxine that
she's not sick, she's just in love. It takes the nurse awhile to figure out the
difference but eventually she congratulates them. Samanther gets her blood
tested and Rafe babbles. His wife tells him they can name the kid Arianna.
Maxine returns and says that there's a problem.
is pacing the alley, waiting for her client and talking to herself. Meanwhile,
Quinn is in the Cheatin' Heart, calling his client to make sure he hooked up
with Lola. The dude gets off the phone and makes the moves on Kinsey in his
hotel room. He starts chasing her around. She texts a help message to Chloe. As
Kinsey runs for the door, the diva arrives. Dude hopes this is a two for the
price of one deal. Chloe sends Kinsey away and tells the john she was just
getting him warmed up. After she does the guy, he marvels at how creative she
was. When she walks out, Kinsey is waiting for her. The diva drags her to the
pub and lectures her. She tells her all of her gory hooker stories. Kinsey is
Mel and her dad chat about Carly at work. She starts babbling about Nicholas and
explains she sent him an email. Dan says that was the right thing to do. She
worries. He plods off so she calls Dario and they have a conversation about not
knowing what to say. After he hangs up, he runs into Mandy on the street and she
tells him about her job interview. He bustles away and she goes into the Cheatin'
Heart to meet Quinn. The pimp tells her how good he is at his job and then takes
her off to the pier to meet her client. Someone lurks behind some crates. They
lurch out at Mandy as soon as she's alone.
drops by the pub to see her mom. Jenn's busy putting together a rehab photo
album for Carly. She wishes she could get Nicholas involved. Jenn has more
misgivings about hooking up with Daniel and her daughter tells her she deserves
to be happy. They discuss how Jenn is finally ready to move on. Daniel arrives
so Abby putters off. Jenn and the doctor make out and then he drags her away for
a picnic by the lake. She's impressed when he calls her his 'girlfriend'. He
pops a champagne cork and hits a squirrel. The drink bubbly out of paper cups
and then he rubs on her sunscreen. Meanwhile, Abby arrives at the hospital and
checks in with Mel. The nurse leaves and mopes over to Dario to sob about her
rehab, Carly is spazzing at the nurses and yelling for a doctor. After she
chases the nurses out, she starts smashing herself into the walls and yelling at
the detox camera. Outside, Nicholas arrives and wants to see her. After a few
hours, he's allowed in once his mother is strapped to a bed. He promises to stay
by her side. Nicholas worries that he drove her to this. She turns purple. An
orderly returns and he starts questioning her. Carly cries and blubbers
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