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October 31, 2011
saunters over to Marlena in the square. She tries to hide the disguised
John. EJ wants to discuss her husband so they send John away. He tells her
that he wants to keep everything peaceful for the children. "You can take
your peace offering and go straight to Graceland," she says. They trade
insults and she says that real people won't vote for him. Elvis gets
self-righteous but she's better at that than he is. He warns her about
turning down peace and she warns him that she is a powerful enemy. "You can
ask your daddy about that," she snipes. Once EJ is gone, John returns to
drag her off but Abe catches them. He orders them to go home immediately.
They go home and make out.
spots Brady and Madison at the Halloween party and is sure to interrupt
their flirting. Brady introduces the women. After some chit chat, Nicole
takes Brady aside and starts questioning him about his relationship with the
other woman. "It's so sad you're looking for someone just like me," she
says. She's glad that they are still friends, even minus benefits. He
questions her about working for EJ. She insists that Elvis isn't using her.
Brady doesn't want to have to help her pick up the pieces of her life again
but she insists that there is no romance going on. Brady vows to break EJ in
half if he hurts her. Elvis clears his throat and calls her away. She and EJ
drink champagne and she congratulates him on his performance tonight. When
he brings up the kiss, she downplays it and departs. She returns a moment
later, changes her mind and leaves again.
Daniel catches Jenn looking distracted and assumes she's thinking about
Jack. She's worried that he will show up in his usual dramatic manner.
Spotting the masked man again, she runs after him. She accuses him of being
Jack and orders him to act like an adult, before she can tear away his mask,
he runs off.
and Maggie talk about the connection they've always felt. They're thrilled
to known they are really family. Bo and Hope look over at Tom and Alice's
memorial and smile. As Mel is welcomed to the family, Victor arrives and
Maggie tells him the news. He finds it hard to believe, since he knew
Daniel's parents. The cops lay out the evidence. Mel pushes Maggie to tell
Daniel. The cops agree to help her and they all walk over. Victor looks
pensive. Mel stutters to her father. The doctor gets uncomfortable because
everyone is staring at him. Mel pushes Maggie ahead to explain things.
Slowly, she tells him that she is his mother. He assumes this is a prank and
explains that his parents are dead. The cops tell him the egg story. The
doctor is still skeptical but Jenn assures him that the Salem PD never jumps
to conclusions. Daniel is still sure this is a mistake. His parents never
kept things from him. Maggie sobs and says her heart tells her that he's her
son. The doctor asks Victor if this is true. He believes it. Daniel is in
shock and slumps on a bench. He wants a DNA test. "You're my miracle,"
Maggie tells him. He takes Jenn home. She hugs him. Back at the square,
Maggie worries to Victor that she acted too soon. Mel is sure that all will
work out. Victor slips off to make a call. A few feet away, Hope blathers to
Bo about how her Gran led them to the truth but she's sure there is more. He
dips her and they kiss.
the pub, Sami repeats her story that there is something wrong with John
because of Stefano. Rafe has a hard time believing he's guilty. She
aggressively makes tea and he continues assuring her that he is on her side.
Brady and Madison show up and chat across the room. They begin debating
about work. He doesn't think she can make decisions without running them by
him but she feels exactly the opposite. She storms off. Meanwhile, Sami and
Rafe show up in the square. He reminds her that they met three years ago
November 1, 2011
A Drug Dealing Pimp With No Pedigree.
wakes Daniel and Mel in her living room. They were up most of the night
talking about Maggie's news. He still can't wrap his head around it. The
doctor wants a DNA test, but that won't tell them why they are related. He's
not sure he will ever be okay with this. He doesn't need or want another
mom. Mel thinks he should talk to Victor about his parents and reminds her
dad that he encouraged her to let Carly into her life. Mel dances off and
Jenn hugs Daniel. She tries convincing him that having Maggie in his life
could be a good thing. He thanks her for standing by him. "There's no other
place I'd rather be," she says. He wants her in his life forever.
goes up to see Maggie is her room. She was just telling her other kids her
news. Victor listens as she gushes. She starts asking him what he knew about
the parents. They go downstairs and chat about Daniel's parents some more.
She thinks that she needs to let the doctor handle this in his own time.
They start making out until Mel interrupts with the wedding checklist.
Victor makes himself scarce. The ladies discuss Daniel. Meanwhile, Henderson
asks his boss if he's okay. He's worried that his stomach is upset because
he's the one who arranged for Daniel's parents to get the eggs. He wonders
if Victor wants to tell Maggie this. "Tell me what?" Maggie asks as she and
Mel burst in. Victor covers. Mel and Henderson leave to talk to the caterer.
Victor promises his fiancee that nothing will spoil what they have.
is trying to study at the pub but keeps thinking about Chad sucking face
with Mel. Chadsworth arrives. She snaps at him and they discuss the
adventures of his wandering tongue. "It's not the kiss, it's how intimate
you were," she says. He tries apologizing and says he'd hate it if he caught
her kissing one of her friends, like Will or Sonny. She's not sure they can
make this right. He stutters. Abby wonders if he has a thing for Mel. He's
sick of defending himself. The topic turns to her father. She can't
concentrate and it's hurting her school work. They study, which leads to
flirting. He putters off to get something and returns with study supplies.
She's amazed by his ability to make flashcards and they make out.
strolls into the square and scares the crap out of EJ and Nicole. He breaks
the news that Taylor got a new job and fell in love with it. It took her
away from him too much so they split up. They don't understand why he's back
but Quinn likes it in Salem. Elvis sends Nicole away and demands to know if
Quinn hurt Taylor. He says he didn't and he's changed. "You're a drug
dealing pimp with no pedigree," EJ sneers. Quinn warns him that he could
tell the voters what EJ's past and pedigree are really like. This sounds
like blackmail and Elvis caves immediately, offering him money to set up a
new business. Nicole returns and Quinn announces that he will be joining
them for lunch. He wanders off. Elvis tells her he's handling things.
Moments later, they meet at the restaurant and Quinn starts telling them
about his venture. He wants to start a martial arts/lifestyle spa in the
town square. "Good luck with that," Nicole snaps. Quinn makes it clear that
EJ will be funding him. The Aussie runs off. EJ chews on his fingers and
says he has the pimp on a leash. She guesses he's being blackmailed. He
assures her that he has everything under control. She rolls her eyes.
November 2, 2011
and Bo meet with Abe and Lexi at the pub. The cops don't think it's right
for the whole town to hate John. Abe thinks it's more complicated. Bo starts
speaking up for what Rafe did so Abe warns him not to misstep. The topic
changes to Maggie's newfound son. Reluctantly, the Carvers leave for lunch
with Stefano, insisting that no harm can come from it. The cops go to
Alice's and start rummaging through her boxes. Since Alice's account is
still active, they wonder what they missed. He tells her that they will
always have each other regardless of what they find. He starts complaining
that his 'tummy is grumbly'. She offers to feed him later and then finds a
picture of some baby. They don't recognize it.
is at the loft praying to the shoe goddess to help her find her shoe. Rafe
finds it in in the fridge. He slips it on Sami's foot, peers up her dress
and starts making out with her. She has to run off to work. The topic turns
to his unemployment. Laughing, she says he'll be fine. He starts whining
about Austin drinking all of his milk and leaving his wet towels all over
the place. After she leaves, he checks the want ads and calls for a security
gig. He calls around for some more more jobs, like nail painter, carpenter's
assistant or nanny. Bo calls. Rafe groans. Bo offers to get Hope to write
him a letter of reference.
woman is such a bitch!" Kate yells at Casa DiMera. Stefano needs her to be
more specific about which woman she's talking about. She rants about Madison
and Titan. He advises her not to tip her hand. She tells him what she's
planning and it impresses him so much he pours them a drink to toast to her
deviousness. Later, Abe and Lexi arrive for lunch. After appetizers, Abe
gets curt and demands to know what the rumpus is. Stefano tells them he had
nothing to do with John's predicament. Once they have their meal, Stefano
suggests that Abe drop out of the race. The Carvers are offended. Stefano
explains that he actually thinks Abe should run for governor and offers to
pull some strings for him. Lexi's indignant and Abe thinks he must be
desperate. "It's you I'm worried about," Stefano says, explaining he wants
to do what's best for his grandson. His daughter accuses him of being
selfish. "Undermining my husband will make me extremely unhappy," she warns
him. They storm off. Stefano groans. "Every family has their ups and downs,"
Kate quips. He's sure they will see he light. They run off to the kitchen
for more dessert. They walk by the bookshelf where the same photo that Bo
and Hope found is sitting in a frame beside a picture of EJ.
Titan, Brady is snooping around Madison. She asks him why he's always in her
face annoying her. He tells her he can hang out in his own office and
reminds her he's the boss. She's territorial and mockingly tells him she has
an 'opening' he can fill for her. They banter. He claims he can live up to
her standards and says there's more to him that a 'Greek God physique'. She
slips and admits she finds him attractive. He gets close to her cheek but
Sami barges in, dropping her files all over the floor. Madison rushes off to
take care of something. Sami bluntly asks him if he is sleeping with her
boss. He claims he's just keeping an eye on his investment. His half-sister
lectures him about inter-office dating and the 'icky' sexual tension. She
says that all of his relationships end up in disaster and he can't risk
damaging the business. Madison listens in at the door and then walks in,
asking to speak to Sami alone. Once he's out, Madison tells Sami she didn't
hire her to be a friend or therapist and she needs to stay out of her
private life. "I'm really disappointed in you," she says. Sami's afraid
she's getting fired. She's not. Sami warns her that Brady will break her
heart and then runs away.
November 3, 2011
What If Sami's Right?
and Hope arrive at the mansion and start talking about all of the wedding
prep. They're on flower detail and chat about how opposites attract. "I
don't know if we've been together so long in spite of it or because of it,"
she says, but she would marry him again in a heartbeat. He gets her
champagne and pretends to be a French waiter before donning his leathers and
pouring her a drink. They recall their many weddings and he hands her a
'Hope' diamond, which is actually a pipe-cleaner and light-bulb. She'd
rather wear their wedding rings. She's been wearing them around her neck and
asks him to put them back where they belong. Getting down on one knee, he
asks her to marry him again. "Again and again and again," she sobs. He slips
the rings on and they kiss. They discuss their favorite weddings. Memories
of them still make her melt, but she's sure this is the marriage that will
last forever. Looking at her fills his heart with joy. He's the only man
she's ever really loved or will love. She's grateful for everything they've
shared. They kiss and dance, wishing they could run off on a honeymoon.
At the loft, Rafe assures Sami over the phone that he has dinner and laundry
under control. His sister arrives as he burns dinner. She thinks he's being
over-ambitious and sends him off to pick up the kids, advising him to
continue investigating John in his spare time.
meets Chad and Sonny at the pub. They tell him about their website being
hacked. They worry this could get them into legal problems. "Think of what
my family will do if I'm arrested for racketeering?" Sonny worries. Will
tracks down who has been posting the gambling odds. They head to Salem U and
go to the dorm room of the dude who has been hijacking their site. They
barge into his room and start interrogating him. He feigns ignorance and
innocence. After they tell him who they are related to, he explains that
he's a pawn in a much bigger game. He shows them that there is a backdoor on
their site to another one where people can gamble.
the townhouse, John rants about going stir crazy. Marlena assures him he
will be exonerated soon. Carrie shows up and tells them she's worried about
their star witness. He throws his towel across the room and rails about
Stefano. The witness calls to check in and all is well. Carrie is sure he
will be enough to prove reasonable doubt. John wants more evidence. They
talk strategy. Rafe shows up. Everyone thanks him for his hard work. He
offers to help out since he has lots of time on his hands. Carrie takes him
up on that and offers him a job. He's thrilled. John suddenly notices that
Sami has been keeping her distance and realizes she must think he's guilty.
Rafe says she just has a unique way of looking at things. Marlena explains
that she doesn't think he's literally guilty, just mentally unbalanced.
Everyone tries assuring him that things will be okay. After Rafe and Carrie
leave, John worries he's ruining his family. Frustrated, he starts flashing
back to more memories and then leaps up. He confesses that he's been having
vague memories. "What if Sami's right? What if I am guilty?" he asks Marlena.
Meanwhile, Carrie and Rafe go down to the pub. She worries that her sister
won't be okay with him working for her. He tells her this is his only chance
at a paycheck.
November 4, 2011
Anyone Except Me.
drops in to pick up Jenn. She's not that excited to go skiing and demands to
know about why he was spying on her on Halloween. He insists that he was in
London. She demands proof and he claims he wouldn't throw away a chance to
win her back by following her and 'Dr. Blondilocks' around. Her mood changes
and she tells him how Daniel talked her into taking Abe's job offer. He
tells her the doctor is a hell of a guy.
and Sami maneuver around her kitchen while Rafe and Austin bicker about the
heating. Carrie sits down with her husband and says they need to try harder
to find somewhere else to stay. She tells her sister that she doesn't want
to cause any trouble and they want to keep the problems of the past in the
past. Rafe agrees with that. As Carrie and Austin are about to leave, he
learns that she will be meeting with Rafe later. She drags Austin off. Sami
demands some answers from her husband. He tells her about his new job.
Carrie and Austin get to the station and bicker about Rafe. He thinks that
she should have consulted him about hiring him. The bickering continues. He
tries to change the mood by going on about how much he's missed her. Roman
rears his head to check in. She goes off to see her client and Roman probes
Austin about his personal life. They discuss the case and the cop tells him
to abandon logic, forget the facts and trust his heart. Over at the pub,
Rafe and Sami argue about him taking the job. She grits her teeth. Jenn and
Jack bustle in to pick up their order. Caroline thanks them for the
Halloween cookies. They say hi to Sami and Rafe. The women plod off to look
at cosmetics samples and Jack chats with Rafe about Afghanistan. The former
Fed tells him he had a similar experience in South America. He's startled
when Jack informs him that he hasn't sought any counseling. As Rafe talks
about it, Jack stutters and says he's just looking at the future now. Jenn
returns to drag him off. Sami puts on her coat and orders Rafe to come with
her so they can fight somewhere else. They go over to the square and he
demands to know why she is so angry that he's working with her sister. She
tries to shrug it off and won't explain why it bothers her.
the townhouse, John gets annoyed when Marlena starts asking him about his
memories. Roman shows up and tells them he's only there to check on them
unofficially. They discuss the situation and John claims only the truth
matters. After the cop leaves, Marlena begs John to let her help him. He
can't shake the fact that he's been capable of doing terrible things he
can't remember. "I could be just about anyone except me," he says, unable to
be positive he's innocent. Carrie shows up and John tells her about the
memories he's been having. Marlena reminds him that his meds cause deja vu.
He explains that he's had memories of what happened in the photo since
before it surfaced. "Why the hell do I remember it so vividly?" he asks.
John worries that he could really be guilty. His wife tells him that only
Stefano is responsible for this. John's reluctant to accept that. Marlena
wants to hypnotize him.
and Jenn have to pull over when a blizzard hits. They go into the nearest
cabin. It's empty and has no electricity, just a wooden duck and some
matches. The roads are all out so they are stuck. As she complains about the
conditions, he starts to twitch as he flashes back to being suspended from a
ceiling and beaten. When she finds some canned peaches under the floor
boards, he remembers having jumper cables attached to his nipples and starts
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