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May 14, 2012
Theo brings his mom a rock and hopes they can go camping with Cam this
summer. She hugs him and looks pensive. When she gets her brother alone, she
asks if he will continue to be part of her son's life after she is gone. He
assures her he will. She's happy because Theo needs some positive role
models from her side of the family. They hug. Celeste shows up and suggests
that they make videos for Theo. Her daughter likes that idea and starts
right away, looking into the camera and telling her son how much she loves
him. She breaks into tears and has to stop. Later, her son runs down and
gives her a card. She uses it as the cover for the DVD she made.
the square, Billie goads EJ about Stefano betraying him to help John. EJ
scratches his ear and claims he doesn't believe it. She keeps badgering and
explains about the IOU to Alice until he asks her why she's so determined to
drive a wedge between him and his dad. Over at Casa DiMera, Agent Harmon
assures Stefano that they have the edge. Harmon makes excuses about the
explosion and Stefano barks at him to get the damn coin. Later, the mayor
arrives. Stefano is sarcastic. EJ confronts him about the IOU and demands an
explanation. "I owe you nothing," Stefano says. He explains anyway,
admitting that he let John slip away because of a debt he accrued for EJ.
Elvis assumes that must be why he's so angry. He reminds him of all that he
has taught him about being ruthless and warns that he will use that against
him. "You don't want me as an enemy. Why don't we just declare peace?"
Stefano suggests. It's not that easy for EJ. He won't let the empire slip
away and mocks him for placing himself in a prison of his own making. Elvis
repeats that it doesn't have to be this way and then calls him a 'soulless
the station, Bo, Hope and Shane discuss how to use their edge on Stefano.
Hope decides to have another crack at decrypting the coin. She babbles about
jewelry. Shane makes some calls. Billie shows up and they happily chat about
how EJ and Stefano must be tearing each other apart by now. Shane gets a tip
about the jewelry and learns that it must be from a jeweller in Italy. Bo
and Hope think they should be sent over to track down the lead. Shane and
Billie leave. Bo and Hope make out. Meanwhile, Agent Harmon shows up in the
office and starts looking for the coin. Hope can hear him at the door. The
couple hides as Harmon comes in looking for the coin.
the safe house, Rafe and Carrie are furiously kissing in her room. Austin
arrives with Roman. They shut the door loudly so the couple can hear them.
Rafe runs down to act casual. Austin is terse and goes to look for his wife.
Roman starts grilling Rafe, who aggressively swallows his coffee and
attempts to act aloof. Roman reminds him that he and Carrie and are still
married to other people. Rafe justifies himself. "Just because you love each
other doesn't mean you should be together," Roman tells him. He lectures him
about the trouble being with Carrie would cause. Meanwhile, Carrie acts
surprised to see her husband. He sucks on her face until she leaps away and
stutters. He hates being stuck on an emotional roller coaster and wishes her
could take her home. "I'm counting the minutes until the insanity is
over-with," he declares. When he tries to kiss her again, she pushes him
away. He assumes she wants to have sex so he locks the door. She corrects
his assumption and explains that facing death made her reflect on her life.
She's about to explain what she came up with, but he stops her and whips out
the scrapbook. He flips through the pages and talks about their good hair
days. Roman interrupts to say time is up. Austin tells his wife to remember
how good they are together and promises her a lifetime of happy memories.
After he leaves with Roman, Carrie admits to Rafe that she couldn't end
things with her husband. He tells her not to beat herself up. She's starting
to have doubts.
May 15, 2012
goes to see Gabi at the coffee house and asks her if the stalking rumor is
true. He offers to take her some place safe. She says he's overreacting. He
can guess why. She claims her stalker is all talk. He thinks she should go
hide in an attic but she insists she's fine.
calls Lucas over to confront him about going to prison to protect their son.
He didn't think he had a choice. She thinks that's amazing. They kiss and he
admits there's something else he didn't tell her. He admits he knows about
EJ blackmailing their son. She's furious he's been keeping this from her for
months. She screams. He tells her she's just thinking about herself again.
They lecture each other until Will interrupts and lectures his mom. She
thinks she has the right to know everything that's going on with him and
wishes he would be more understanding about her mistakes. He's spent most of
his life trying to understand her mistakes. She worries that he can't move
on from all the disappointments. He can insult her all he wants, but his
criticisms are irrelevant to her. They bicker about EJ. She makes excuses
for herself. Will tells them that he's not like them, he can't lie about who
he is. "I'm gay!" he blurts out.
and Mel stroll around the square. They notice a sign stating that the spa is
under new management. She wonders if she's been fired. Maggie pops up. "I"m
not only your grandma, now I'm your boss!" she declares. She randomly bought
the spa last week when she was looking for something to invest in. They talk
about how Victor is coping with losing Bo. Maggie reminds Mel that she needs
to spend more time with her and says she wants to get to know Chad. They sit
around and he assures her he will never be like Stefano. Since he isn't
getting much modeling work, she asks him to join an ad campaign for the spa.
Gabi walks by and eavesdrops on this. When Mel takes Maggie away to tour the
spa, Gabi comes out and tells Chad that a guy was following her. He gets
protective. She claims she's embarrassed by having to ask for help. Mel
returns. She wants to call the police. Gabi stops her, claiming that Will
will get EJ to arrange protection.
paces around the safe house going crazy. Marlena makes him sit down. He
tries taking his stress out on a pillow as they recap the situation. Shane
shows up and assures them that Harmon won't run into Bo and Hope at ISA HQ.
At that moment, Harmon is at ISA HQ searching for the coin as Bo and Hope
cower in the background. He randomly pulls out his gun, then changes his
mind and opens the safe, finding the coin. A cell phone starts ringing. It's
Shane. He's shocked to hear Harmon on the other end when he was expecting Bo
and claims that he just lost his phone. The agent shrugs and leaves with the
coin. Bo and Hope head back to the safe house. "Bloody hell!" Shane curses
as he learns what happened. They don't understand how they got out-manoeuvred.
Shane makes calls to complain. He gets a call about how a big arms dealer
named Vladimir Nevsky is headed to town. They strategize. "I don't even know
what we're talking about and I already hate it," Marlena says. She worries
John is planning to kill Stefano. Meanwhile, Harmon shows up at Casa DiMera.
Stefano is grumpy. The agent hands him the coin. "At last," Stefano sighs.
He examines it. Harmon gets a call from Shane, who feeds him misinformation
about Nevsky. Stefano asks him to track the dealer.
May 16, 2012
Stoned And Stunned.
is reading pregnancy books in her room when EJ shows up with a
talking chocolate cupcake. She lets him in. He wants to discuss
the baby now that Rafe is dead. She makes it clear that she
still wants nothing to do with him. He tells her this charade
will have to end soon. Nicole reminds him she already offered to
leave with him and he turned her down. She asks him to let her
go so she can find someone who won't hurt her like he has. Elvis
insists that no one can love her like he does. She's sick and
tired of this. After throwing his muffins in the hall, she asks
him to follow them. "You're not going to get rid of me that
easily," he says, vowing they will always be connected because
of the baby. He kicks the muffins down the hall.
meets with Ian in the square. She gets her caffeine fix and asks
him if he's bothered about seeing his wife with another man. He
insists he's fine with it because he's madly in love with Kate.
Meanwhile, Madison surprises sweaty and shirtless Brady at the
mansion. She wonders if he's ready to get back to work since his
father's dead. He's about to explain about his dad when Kate and
Ian walk in. They trade barbs and then condolences before
discussing their meeting with Serge. Madi and Kate go off to get
some papers. Brady runs off for a shower and Ian dumps some
drugs in his protein drink. Later, Brady drinks it down and jogs
off. He bumps into Nicole and is speaking erratically. She
wonders if he's baked. He tells her about his meeting. She's not
sure he should be going. Once she gets him to sit down, she runs
into the pub to drag Madi away from the meeting. Brady arrives
before she can. Sniffing and dribbling, Brady rambles and ruins
things until Madi asks Nic to take him away. She drags him
outside. Serge declares that Brady is a liability and he can't
support them while he's around. Madi runs out and asks Brady
what's wrong with him. She says that was not acceptable. Ian
strolls by and Madi leads him away.
the safe house, Bo, Hope and John fill Rafe in on their plan to
corner Stefano making an arms deal with Nesky. They want to go
undercover to force Stefano to reveal himself. Shane calls to
say that Nevsky won't meet them. John and Bo make some calls and
pull some strings. They go to meet Nevsky at the docks. John
introduces them as O'Toole, Charity and Garcia and offers the
Russian something more 'substantial' than his competing bidder.
Rafe smirks and nods. Nevsky hasn't heard of any of them before.
John offers him a briefcase of cash. Nevsky gets a text and has
his goons pull their guns. "I know who you all are and exactly
what you are doing her!" the dealer declares.
Sami's, Will explains to his parents that he's gay. Lucas nods.
Sami doesn't understand and goes into denial. Lucas defends
their son and insists he's not just 'confused' and trying to
annoy her. He thinks they should all set aside their issues and
discuss this as a family. Sami can't do that and runs away.
Lucas tells his son that she just needs to digest things. He
admits that he's disappointed for him because he knows how hard
it must be. Will tells him how hard he's tried to be straight
but he's finally come around to who he is. Lucas is happy about
that but still worries. Will admits he thought he had feelings
for Mia and Gabi because he was desperate not to be gay. His
father asks him about Sonny and if they are together. Two gay
guys don't make a couple, Will explains. Lucas admits this is
not what he expected for him. Will has come around to being okay
with being gay and wonders if his dad feels the same.
runs into EJ in the square. She confronts him for blackmailing
her son. He shrugs and apologizes, telling her that he cares
about William. She says her son has issues. "His sexuality?" he
asks. EJ's known that he's gay for quite some time. He's amazed
she never figured it out. She feels like the world's worst
mother. "Your son is very good at keeping secrets because he
takes after his mother," he says. She thinks it's her fault that
he's gay. Elvis thinks she's being absurd. "Darling, if poor
mothering made children gay, all of Kate's children would be
waving rainbow flags," he says. She insists that she isn't
homophobic, just in shock and points out she also found out Will
shot someone today. Elvis says this isn't about her but about
her son. He advises her to actually listen to him.
May 17, 2012
Stefano Has To Die.
the square, Sami admits to EJ that she's afraid of going to see her son
because she might make things worse. He tells her to go and apologize and
then repeats that this isn't about her. She keeps making excuses and says it
hurts that Will didn't tell her sooner. Sami moans about what a bad parent
she is. He tells her to move forward. She runs off. He chuckles and shakes
Sami's, Will asks his dad if he will be okay with him being gay. Lucas is
okay with it and reminds his son about when he was beaten up after going to
school in a cape because he wanted to be a magician. Will tells him being
gay isn't the same thing. His father knows and will love him no matter what.
As Will tells him about how much help Marlena has been, Sami eavesdrops at
the door. "You went to her instead of me?" she blurts out. She starts
railing at him. "This is why I didn't come to you. Stop being a victim and
grow up!" Will yells at his mom.
the pub, Kayla and Abe tell the family friends that Lexi has things to do
while she still can. Lexi says today is a happy day. She's flying them all
to Paris! Abby shows up to hear the plan. She and Cameron discuss how
romantic Paris is. Mel and Chad watch as they gab. Celeste cringes. Chad
suggests Abby come with them. At the bar, Kayla tells Lexi that she radiates
happiness. She says she will be there for anything she needs. Lexi wants her
help Abe cope as he deals with losing her and looking after Theo. Over at a
table, Celeste and Abe plan the trip. Elvis arrives and offers them his
private jet. Suddenly. Lexi gets a call from Dr. Yu informing her that she's
not healthy enough to go. EJ offers to send a specialist with her but that's
not what she wants. Abe and Cameron run off to discuss a mysterious
'project'. As he walks by his mom, she tries to make Cam promise to steer
clear of Abby. Outside, Cameron joins Chad, EJ and Abe. Back inside, Mel
starts teasing Abby about Cam. They yap about how hot he is. At the bar,
Lexi wonders what the men are up to. They worry that they might have run off
to get her an elephant. Meanwhile, EJ and Chad are in the square, Chad
wonders why Stefano wasn't brought along. EJ says Lexi doesn't need the
drama. Cameron and Abe run over to say that things are ready. Abe brings
Lexi down in a blindfold. He pulls it off to reveal that they have turned
the square into "Paris". She's amazed.
the warehouse, Nevsky gets a tip off that John and the others are scamming
him. He has his goons whip out their pistols and confronts them. John arches
an eyebrow and challenges him to consider his next move carefully. Nevsky
knows who all of them are and he doesn't like liars. They make excuses. John
explains that he's trying to get revenge on Stefano for ripping him off.
Nevsky shoots holes in the story. Bo and Hope explain what is in this for
them. Nevsky doesn't trust them but makes the deal anyway. They ask to see
some weapons and an inventory list. After they finalize the deal, the cops
use the guns they just bought to arrest him. They call Shane to storm the
weapons ship. Nevsky offers them a deal for information he has. Bo declares
that they never make deals. They all look forward to trapping Stefano next.
John pumps his fist.
May 18, 2012
Check And Mate.
leads Lexi, blindfolded, into the square where there is a Paris-themed
gathering set up for her. Abe tells Lexi, "Je t'aime." They dance. Abigail
tells Cameron Lexi looks happy. He says he couldn't have done this without
EJ. Abigail says she has a brother too -- it turns out Cameron went to the
same boarding school JJ is at. Melanie sits on Chad's knee and gets
sketched. Gabi appears. Abigail notices her unhappily watching Chad with
Mel. Lexi goes to thank EJ for helping out, and for getting along with Abe.
EJ admits to his sister that he's not okay. Lexi thinks good things will
happen for him -- he's a good man. Celeste watches Abigail with Cameron and
reads the tarot cards with a dark look. Cameron accuses Celeste of using the
cards to disguise her dislike for Abigail. Abigail has joined Melanie, Gabi,
and Chad, who says Gabi is getting weird phone calls from her stalker. Gabi
panics when Abigail tries to look at her phone.
home, Lucas tells Sami to calm down or she's going to screw things up with
Will again. He takes her to task for walking out on him when he said he was
gay -- it's the worst thing she could have done. He also wonders why she
spoke to EJ about Will -- does she know what privacy means? Lucas rages at
how she's handled this whole thing. Sami begs him to help her fix this.
Lucas worries she won't get another chance if she loses Will again, but he
thinks it will work out -- Will loves her, just like he does. They hug. Sami
goes, and Lucas leaves Will a message saying they love him.
soothes Carrie as she wakes from a dream in her bed. Marlena tells her she
heard from John, and explains what their plan is to nab Stefano. Marlena
asks Carrie about telling Austin her decision, but Carrie rushes off acting
like she's sick. When she returns, Marlena asks her about choosing to be
with Rafe when Nicole is carrying his child. Carrie respects Rafe's
commitment. His standing by Nicole makes her love him more. Carrie takes
headache pills. Marlena, concerned, asks questions. Carrie asks, "Marlena,
do you think I might be pregnant?"
the stakeout, Rafe confers with Bo and Hope. John advises them to keep
Stefano talking. Bo takes a call from Stefano and pretends to be the arms
dealer. Stefano says he's on his way. When he arrives, the foursome is
disguised in black hoods. Stefano demands that the arms dealer honor their
deal, but Bo growls that they got a better offer. Stefano makes a threat.
Stefano hands the original invoice and money transfer papers to Bo. They do
the deal. Stefano asks if they're done. Bo says, "Not quite." They remove
their hoods. John says this is check and mate. Stefano grins as he's placed
the Kiriakis mansion, Maggie greets Victor in a sexy dress and wishes him a
happy birthday. Victor kisses her. She tells him they'll have a big family
celebration when Bo and the others return. For now, she's glad to have him
to herself. They sit down to dinner and express their love. Lucas arrives
and wishes Victor a happy birthday. Maggie's thrilled he decided to stay.
They chat, and Maggie says she's always there for him. When she walks Lucas
out, Victor tells Henderson that Maggie can never know the truth. She
arrives at the square, and asks EJ what's going on. He wonders if she's
talked to Will yet. She says no, but she'll do it right this time. Nearby,
Celeste tells Cameron that there is great danger around Abigail. He scoffs.
She says it's foolish not to believe. Abigail asks Gabi about the calls. She
says she erased them -- she knows it was stupid. Chad reassures her. Abigail
and Melanie go sit down -- they hope Chad can talk Gabi into calling the
police. Mel admits she's missing alone time with Chad. Abigail looks
thoughtful. Meanwhile, Gabi lies to Chad that she's heard from the mayor's
office, and asks him to stick close to her. She hugs him. Across the way,
Lexi and Abe dance and kiss some more. Lucas arrives and spots Sami with EJ.
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