Y&R Short Recap August 13, 2020

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Sharon and Victoria have one of their heart to heart talks where they share their problems with each other. Jack advises Victor to stay away from Adam because Adam is toxic to him. Dina is agitated, but when Jack finally calms her, she says one word “Bixley,” so Kyle, Jack, and Summer want to discover what “Bixley” means and why it is making Dina so upset. Kevin and Esther talk about parenting because she feels badly she didn’t give Chloe a father. Kevin is worried that he won’t be a good father to his baby boy since he never had a good example of how to be a father to a son. George, the caretaker of Hope’s farm, comes to Genoa City and tells Adam that he did kill AJ Montalvo when he was a little boy because he wanted to protect his mother. George tells Adam that he was so traumatized by what happened that he blocked everything out of his mind. Adam pleads with Sharon to help him figure out what happened the night AJ Montalvo died.

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GH Short Recap Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Valentin makes everyone vote on one more item. He wants to vote on CEO. Ned doubts that he can do that. Valentin looks at Lucy who would be the deciding vote. They leave. Brook Lynn tries to leave as well but Ned goes after her and screams about how she could do this to their family. He kicked her out of the house and slams the door on her face. Jason wakes up and tells Sam that she needs to get going before her parole officer finds out. Sam explains that she doesn’t have to worry about Deloris anymore as she got a new one. Jason wonders how. Sam admits to the deal she made with Valentin. Jason tells her that he doesn’t really care about ELQ one way or the other but that was his grandfathers legacy. Valentin finds Jax and Nina and informs them about ELQ. Nina is not thrilled.

Nina and Jax go through a jewelry expert that thinks she can track down the neckless. Nina admits that she is still disheartened by Nelle’s words. Jax tells her not to worry about Nelle. In court Nelle kicks Carly out of the courtroom in order to anger her. Willow goes to keep Carly company. Julian shows up but has to sit behind the line. The judge grants company to Michael only as he thinks that Nelle has shown that she really doesn’t have her child’s best interest at heart. Nelle informs Carly that this is all her fault. Carly has no idea how it is. Mike tells Sonny he wants to go home. Felix thinks he means back to Turning Woods. Sonny thinks that can be arranged. Michael and Willow show up to give them the good news.

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B&B Short Recap Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Quinn continues to encourage Shauna to jump for joy over being Mrs. Ridge Forrester, but Shauna still feels guilty over the fact that Ridge doesn’t remember their nuptials and doesn’t seem thrilled about it. Also, she and Quinn faked texts to Carter so that he would file Ridge’s divorce papers. Quinn points out all the fun they’ll have together, now that Shauna will also be rich. They share a toast. Shauna wishes that Ridge could be as happy and in love as she is, but she knows that he still loves Brooke. Despite Quinn trying to give Shauna a pep talk, Shauna is worried and feels guilty. She’s not good at secrets and lies. They discuss it some more. Quinn coached Shauna so that he could do the texting to Carter. At Brooke’s, Ridge prepares to tell Brooke the terrible truth. He tells her that she means everything to him. She can tell something’s bothering him. They say nice things to each other. Brooke goes on and on about their love and then says that they should renew their vows. Ridge tells her that something happened between him and Shauna in Vegas. She thinks they slept together, but he tells her that it’s worse than that. Eventually, he confesses that they’re married.

Zoe and Hope confer on a design for Hope for the Future. Zoe tells Hope how much she appreciates working with her and hopes that someday they can get back to the friendship they had before her father stole Beth. Hope thanks her for apologizing again but points out how happy she is now with Liam and Beth, so she thinks they both need to let it all go. At Forrester, Donna is surprised to find Eric at work late at night. He says that he has some international calls. She’s there to get a start on tomorrow’s work and admits that she has nothing to rush home for. He thinks that is a terrible waste. Eric admits to Donna that he’s having trouble with Quinn because they disagree about Ridge and Brooke. He’s still mad at her for showing that video of Brooke and Bill kissing. Donna says nasty things about Quinn and finishes by saying that Ridge and Shauna will never be together in a million years. Eric looks at her sadly. Donna regrets saying things about his wife, but then she goes on to say more. Eric agrees that he can’t defend what she’s done.

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B&B Short Recap Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Ridge is still reeling from finding out that he and Shauna are married. She tells him that he filed the divorce papers when they were in Vegas, right before they got married. Carter arrives to give Ridge his copy of the divorce papers. He confirms that Ridge did text him to file the papers. Carter called him to verify, but it went to voice mail. Then Ridge texted him back to go ahead. Shauna feels bad that Ridge can’t remember anything of their wonderful night together. It suddenly hits him that he’s divorced from Brooke. Carter is shocked to hear that Ridge and Shauna got married in Vegas. Eric explains that they have to discuss it some more and tells Carter that Ridge will be in touch. Carter takes the hint and leaves. Shauna promises to best, most supportive and loving wife to Ridge. Later, Quinn wants to celebrate that their plan worked, but Shauna is a little bit more reluctant. She wonders where Ridge went. She worries about his reaction to learning that they’re married. Quinn is happy that Brooke is out of Ridge’s life for good. She notes that if Eric ever found out what she did, he’d throw her out. She urges Shauna not to feel guilty.

At Brooke’s place, Brooke tells Donna that she plans to surprise her husband, now that she’s not going to visit Bridget. Ridge arrives and sees Brooke lying on their bed wearing a nightie. She explains that Bridget had to cancel her visit, so she’s all his. Brooke prattles on about how they’re each other’s destiny. Shauna’s words echo in his memory. He says that she’s right and that they’ve overcome so much. She wonders what’s bothering him. Meanwhile, Wyatt and Flo make love at his place. They each talk about their moms, and then Wyatt lists of all of Flo’s “exceptional qualities.” Flo looks touched. They talk a little about the past. Wyatt is delighted to hear that Flo wants to have children with him someday.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Recap written by Christine

Chelsea confronted Victor about saying Adam killed AJ. Victor said it was true, and he revealed that the farm’s caretaker could corroborate the story. Victor was glad when Chelsea said she’d be there for Adam, no matter what. Adam was obsessed with clearing his name, so he called the caretaker and invited him to Genoa City. Summer took it in stride when she found out her parents were back together. She didn’t think things would work out, but she decided to live and let live. Nick decided to take the same approach regarding Summer and Kyle’s relationship. Abby turned down Nick’s offer to give her a new hotel if she abandoned construction across the street from Phyllis’s hotel. She did not think Phyllis should be rewarded for the underhanded things she did to get control of The Grand Phoenix. Nate surprised Amanda with a visit, but she was too busy with work to spend much time with him.

Devon started a business scholarship in Neil’s name. Devon and Elena went on a date, which was cut short when Nate got overwhelmed at the clinic. Elena told Nate he and Devon would make good parents. Nate wasn’t ready to be a father. Elena said she and Devon weren’t planning to have children yet either. Nate promised to handle the rest of the patients alone, so Elena could to back to her date. Devon was happy when Elena returned. Phyllis convinced Amanda to take a break and go see Nate. Nate was pleasantly surprised. The dinosaur bones Phyllis buried at the construction site were found, and all work was halted. Nick and Phyllis told each other about their plans to get Abby to stop building the hotel. Phyllis was touched by what Nick did for her, but she told him this was between her and Abby. Chance told Abby he supported her no matter what. Abby found out what Phyllis did, and she vowed to fight and win.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Sami wondered what happened to Allie. Eric read the note saying that she was leaving and wanted Nicole to raise her baby. Sami blamed Nicole for what happened. Claire was at Eric and Nicole’s place and saw Allie in there. Claire wondered why she was there and not at the hospital with the baby. She wondered if she was giving her baby to Will and Sonny. She said that her mother ruined that. Will asked Sonny how Arianna took the news about the baby. He said she flipped out. Will wanted to make things right with Sonny. Eric wanted Sami to stop attacking Nicole. Sami thought he would see the light one-day, but she wanted to find Allie. Nicole said she didn’t know Allie would give her the baby. He wanted to finish reading the letter Allie left. Belle talked to Marlena about the progress Claire was making. She wanted to take her to Hong Kong so she and Shawn could watch her. Marlena said Claire wouldn’t go. Allie talked to Claire about what happened. Claire wanted to know if Sami was raising the baby. Allie thought she wanted that all along. Sami showed up at Eric’s apartment. Will wanted to work things out with Sonny. Belle wasn’t happy that Claire wanted to stay in Salem instead of going to Hong Kong. Marlena explained how Claire was strong. Sami wanted to come in so Claire told Allie to hide so she could get rid of her. Eric and Nicole continued to read Allie’s letter. Sami talked to Claire about what’s going on with Allie while she was hiding in the closet.

Sonny told Will how much his deceit hurt him. Will said he learned from his mistake. He thought it would never happen again. Sonny was willing to forgive him if he means that he would never happen again. Nicole read the portion of the note that Eric and Nicole would be the best people to raise her son. She thought it was meant to be that they get a child. Sami noticed how weird Claire was acting. She said Allie wasn’t there. Claire hid Allie’s passport so Sami wouldn’t see it. Claire told her that Allie could be getting farther away. Sami said she refused to let Nicole take her grandchild. She left the apartment. Nicole thought Sami would flip out if she sees the rest of Allie’s note. Allie talked to Claire about the way Sami talked about her. Claire wanted to know if she would feel bad about leaving her son behind. Claire asked her if she was sure she wanted to leave her child. Sami talked to Lucas and Kate about what happened with Allie. Belle and Marlena talked about Allie and Sami’s situation. Marlena thought she and Sami could support each other. Allie told Claire that she wasn’t ready to raise a child. Sami asked Marlena and Belle if Allie was at the penthouse. She told them how she left the hospital.

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GH Short Recap Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Sam spends time with Jason who has still not woken up. She tries to justify her actions with Valentin to him while he cannot respond to her. Valentin shows up and tells her she needs to decide if she is going to sign or not. Sam decides to do so. Deloris shows up and tells Sam she needs to get out of here. Another officer shows up though and tells Deloris that she is fired. Sam is left to be alone with Jason. Jason opens his eyes. Ned tells Brook Lynn, Michael, and Willow that they need to have an emergency meeting to vote on saving GH. He admits that there have been shares sold. Michael is annoyed that he wouldn’t tell him about this. Ned claims he was trying to do things so he wouldn’t have to get involved. Valentin shows up and reveals he bought the shares and has Sam’s proxies. Brook Lynn reveals she sold to Valentin when Ned wouldn’t help her get out of her contract. Lucy shows up to be the deciding one percent.

Lucy goes to the Metro Court where she runs into Cyrus. She gets him to make a donation to the Nurses Ball. Curtis then finds Cyrus and tells him that he is going to go after his little secret if he keeps threatening Jordan and his family. Jordan gets yelled at by Laura on the phone and TJ overhears. Jordan tells TJ something that Curtis later contradicts. TJ tells Curtis that they better be honest with him about everything going on. Curtis avoids answering. Nelle tells Martin that they need to stall in court. Martin tells her to drop the lawsuit and agree to shared custody and she would probably be fine. Nelle refuses. She fires him and reveals she is getting out of PC as soon as this is over.

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Y&R Short Recap, August 11, 2020

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Recap written by Eva

Sharon has her surgery and awaits the results of the pathology report to find out if her cancer is in remission. Theo applies for a job at Chancellor communications and, after his interview Billy, thinks that he and Lily should give him a chance and hire him for the job. Phyllis puts dinosaur bones at the construction site for Abby’s hotel in order to delay the construction of Abby’s hotel. Nick offers to sell Abby a choice of any of the buildings he owns so that she will only have to renovate her new hotel, but she must stop construction of the hotel across the street from the Grand Phoenix.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Ben was preparing to celebrate his wedding night with Ciara when he looked down at his phone. He thought about when he was being brainwashed. Kate talked to Abe about being glad that Vivian was dead. She told him about what she went through with Vivian. Justin told Bonnie that he decided to help her with her lawsuit. Gabi blamed Jake for the meeting with Shin going wrong. He tried to tell her how he was just trying to help her, but she was upset with him. Ciara looked in the closet and noticed that her wedding dress was missing. Ben thought about the brainwashing that he received. Bonnie wanted to know what made Justin decide to help her. He didn’t think the contract was fair and decided to help her. Gabi continued to yell at Jake for what he did at the meeting. He gave her a piece of his mind. Ben kissed Ciara and started thinking about being tortured again.

Abe felt that Kate and Vivian were alike and could have been friends in another life. He wondered if she felt bad that Vivian was gone. She was glad that Vivian was dead. Gabi told Jake that he could never be Stefan. She talked about how much she missed him. Ben apologized for pulling away from Ciara. She understood what he was going through and was fine with not being able to make love. He wanted to celebrate their wedding night. She had an idea. Bonnie was glad that Justin decided to take her case. He wanted to put the publishing company on notice. Gabi talked to Stefan’s picture about Jake not being anything like him. She realized it was so hard to be around someone who looked like Stefan. Jake brought the suit back to her. She wanted him to leave, but he wanted her to hear what he had to say. Ben looked at the fortune cookie and thought about the torture he went through again. Bonnie appreciated the fact that Justin was willing to help her.

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GH Short Recap Monday, August 10, 2020

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Curtis is upset that Jordan would meet with Cyrus without telling him. Jordan had no choice. She needs to protect her family from getting hurt. She will not have a day where TJ has been kidnapped again or Curtis goes missing never to be found. She has no choice but to give a press conference endorsing him as a good person. Lulu talks with Ned about the ELQ giving money towards the hospital. Ned has confidence that it will go through but is afraid of a potential takeover. They run into Cyrus who is checking on his bid. He thinks that the city will soon know how he is an innocent man. Lulu and Ned later watch Jordan’s press conference where she clears him of being a bad person.

Sam thinks that Brando is fully responsible for anything that has happened to Jason. Sonny tells Sam that they do not know that for sure as of yet. Elizabeth goes to get Sam so she can be with Jason in the ICU. Sonny tells Brando he still has questions for him but they can wait for the moment. Harmony passes by Brando in the hospital. Felix informs Sam that her parole officer doesn’t want her anywhere near Jason right now. Sam calls up Valentin. Valentin and Nikolas spar for a few minutes before Valentin gets the call. Valentin makes his offer again and Sam reluctantly accepts. Ava threatens Nelle. Nelle tells Ava that they want to keep Julian safe from Sonny. Nikolas tries to be a friend to Elizabeth who is worried about Jason but Ava shows up. Michael and Willow get a visit from Harmony. Harmony just wants the best for all of them. Michael gets a text from Diane. The verdict is in on Wiley’s custody.

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B&B Short Recap Monday, August 10, 2020

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Donna and Brooke continue to chat about Brooke’s upcoming trip to see Bridget in New York, and her reuniting with Ridge. Brooke is supposed to fly there on the Forrester private jet. Brooke feels a little bad about leaving, since they’ve finally patched things up. Donna suggests that she postpone her trip. Quinn’s name comes up, so they talk about how awful she is. Brooke is glad that Quinn didn’t get what she wanted. She hopes Quinn and Shauna realize there’s nothing they can do to get between her and Ridge ever again. Donna assures her that she’ll take care of all of everything while she’s away. Bridget calls to cancel the trip just as Brooke is about to leave. Brooke plans a big surprise for Ridge. At the Forrester Mansion, Shauna tries to get Ridge to remember that they got married in Vegas. She’s very happy and hopes he feels the same. He looks distressed. Quinn suggests leaving them alone, but Eric doesn’t move. Shauna shows Ridge that she has photos and a marriage license. Ridge tells her that he hates hurting her, but it was all fun and games. He’s still married to Brooke and was about to move back in with her. She tells him that he filed the divorce papers the night they were in Vegas. He and Eric look shocked. Quinn smiles wickedly the whole time.

Steffy walks into her living room, looking like she’s in pain. Thomas is there to surprise her and asks if he’s visiting too often. He’s working hard to make sure she forgives him. He brought her favorite ice cream — mint chocolate with marshmallows. She thanks him. He tells her that Douglas also loves that kind and that they shared some the other day at the Children’s Museum. He admires how amazing Douglas is, and he’s trying to make things right with him. When he mentions that Douglas is making her a great get well card, she worries about him knowing that she had such a terrible accident. Thomas admits that he didn’t want to lie to Douglas when he asked about her and Kelly, but he told him that she’s feeling better. He wants to spend time with Kelly when she wakes up.  He asks Steffy how she’s really feeling. He can tell that she’s in pain. She says she’s fine. He gets a little choked up thinking about how they could have lost her, but she reminds him that she’s here. She just didn’t expect to still be in so much pain. She’s down to one last pill. Thomas gets a text from Vinny, who needs his help, but he makes Steffy promise that she’ll get her prescription refilled as soon as he leaves. She phones Doctor Finn, who tells her that after she finishes her last pill, then she has to take a prescription strength ibuprofen. He offers to call it in for her. She promises to take some that she already has in her medicine cabinet, after getting the right dosage from him. He tells her that it was nice seeing her outside of the hospital. They flirt a little. She prepares to take her last pill.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday, August 10, 2020

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Recap written by Christine

It was the anniversary of the re-dedication of Chancellor Park, so Lily and Billy decided to interview the citizens of Genoa City about Katherine for Chancellor Communications. The characters reminisced about Katherine and flashed back to recent significant events in their lives. Victoria said being successful at Newman came with drama. Nikki declined to comment when Lily asked for her thoughts on Victoria becoming the Newman CEO. Nikki warned Victor that she thought Billy was planning an exposé on the Newmans. Victor ordered Billy not to slander his family. Billy countered that it wasn’t slander if it was true. Adam seemed troubled about Victor saying that Adam killed AJ. Billy asked Adam why he’d been fired from Newman. Adam accused Billy of spreading poison through the town. Billy predicted that Adam would end up alone. Mariah thought about the time Sharon asked her to act as her health care proxy. Lily said her kids got her through her cancer treatments, and she thought Mariah and her siblings would do the same for Sharon.

Rey was there for Sharon ahead of her upcoming surgery. Nick talked with Lily about how much he admired Sharon’s strength. Devon recalled apologizing to Amanda for treating her unfairly and admitted he did it because she looked like Hilary. Amanda told Lily she was happy to be building a life in Genoa City, and she was excited about the new relationship with Nate. Billy told Lily that he wanted to find out what happened with the transfer of power at Newman. Lily was wary because he’d promised not to use Chancellor Communications to carry out a vendetta against the Newmans. He still wanted to pursue it, and he promised not to screw it up. Jack was affected by Dina’s declining health. He also predicted that some unlikely and explosive things would happen in Genoa City. Devon and Elena had a relaxing evening, and he said he was grateful she was in his life.

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Will forgave Sami for what happened with Allie. Allie told Eric that seeing her baby helped her, but she only had one option left to have her baby. Vincent called Eve to tell him what happened when Hope and company showed up. Ciara checked on Ben and he thought about the brainwashing he received from Vincent and Eve. Ben had his arm around her neck and was about to strangle her and started coughing. He told her that he was starting to feel like himself, but he felt strange. Marlena praised Claire for helping find Ben. Sami was sure that Will and Sonny would make up because they’ve been through worse. She wanted to help Allie because she didn’t have anyone to help her make the decision because she didn’t have anyone other than Nicole. She decided she had to hurry up and get to Allie. Eric tried to talk to Allie about giving Will another chance. Lucas surprised Will with a stroller, but he let him know that he and Sonny weren’t getting the baby. Allie held her baby and seemed to fall in love with him. Sami arrived as asked if Allie changed her mind about the baby. Claire talked about she thought she could trust Eve. She told Marlena how Eve framed her. Marlena reminded her how Eve went through the worse pain a parent could endure.

Claire told Marlena that she decided to stay in Salem instead of going to Hong Kong. She gave her reasons why she wanted to stay in Salem. Sami was surprised to see Allie holding the baby. She told her that Nicole suggested that she hold him. Eric and Nicole left them alone to talk. Sami wanted to apologize to her. Vincent was dressed in scrubs and snuck into the hospital. Rafe and Hope went to the hospital to question Ben about what happened. Eric talked about losing Mickey. Sami continued to talk to Allie about the baby. Allie said she knew what to do about the baby after talking to her. Sami took the baby in the hall and saw Eric and Nicole. She thanked Nicole for what she did for Allie and thought she was going to keep her baby. Ben couldn’t remember much about what happened to him. Ben was anxious to leave the hospital. Ciara reminded him that he couldn’t leave yet so he snatched the IV out of his arm. He was ready to go home. Sami, Eric, and Nicole went to Allie’s room and saw how she was gone. Vincent followed Ben and Ciara after they left the hospital. Eric found Allie’s note stating that she had to leave and wanted Nicole to raise her baby.

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B&B Short Recap Friday, August 7, 2020

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Ridge and Brooke are very happy to be back together and working on their problems. He pledges to be there waiting for her when she comes back from her trip to visit Bridget. She invites him to come with her, but he has to be there for Steffy and the company. They plan to take a week or more off when she gets back, to celebrate. Later, Donna gives Brooke a toy truck to give to Logan. Donna can tell that Brooke’s mind is elsewhere, so Brooke tells her that Ridge has forgiven her. Donna is delighted to hear it.

Shaun phones Quinn. They chat about Shauna being back in L.A. Quinn invites her over, in part so that she can “accidentally” bump into Ridge. Eric comes home while they’re chatting on the phone, so Quinn explains that she was talking to Shauna. Eric thinks that Brooke and Ridge will get back together. Quinn doesn’t think so, and they discuss it. Ridge comes home and informs him that he’s moving back in with Brooke. Eric is happy and tells Quinn “I told you so.” Quinn has an attitude like she’s keeping a delicious secret. Shauna arrives and tells them that she had to return to her husband. She explains that she and Ridge were married the night that he was there with her in Vegas. She promises to be a loving and faithful wife to him, “until death do us part.”

Steffy and her new doctor, Finn, flirt with each other. He dropped some papers by her place. He jokes that he always wanted to be a country doctor that drops by people’s houses. He admits that he Googled her, and he’s very impressed with her. She demurs, saying that he’s the one saving lives. She makes a snack for Kelly while they chat. He takes a phone call, so she notices that he referred to himself as “Finn.” She chats about being a single parent, like it’s no big deal. It’s clear that he admires her even more. When he asks about Kelly’s father, she mentions Liam. He recognizes Liam from the big picture hanging on her wall, since he met him at the hospital. He also tells her that he found out that this wasn’t her first motorcycle crash, so he advises her not to ride it any more. As he leaves, he tells her to let him know if she needs anything else. He also asks if it’s okay to check on her sometimes, since she’s on his way home. She likes the idea. After he leaves, she has severe pain. She looks at the clock and realizes that it’s time to take more pain medication.

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Recap written by Anthony

Jordan and Cyrus discuss Cyrus taking control as a major donor of GH. He thinks that it is the perfect time to take it on. It might not be this vulnerable for a long time after this. Jordan cannot give him praise as a public official. Laura will definitely grow suspicious. Cyrus doesn’t care. It is her job to do so. Jason ends up passed out on the side of the road. Curtis eventually finds him after following up on Jordan from Chase. He calls 911 to get an ambulance over. Curtis later finds Jordan and demands to know what she is doing. Sonny meets with Brando to see how things are going. Brando tells him a story about him and Mike growing up. Sonny gets a call from Carly to meet her and Sam at GH because of Jason.

Lulu runs into Maxie at GH and finds out about her trying to find out of she is pregnant or not. Maxie admits she has taken three pregnancy tests so far. She just is not sure if she is ready to have another child right now. Lulu thinks that it would be her prerogative. Sam and Carly watch as Peter and Anna have lunch at the Metro Court. Carly later interrogates Peter before receiving the call about Jason. At GH, Finn and Portia discuss raising children. Elizabeth tells them about the call on Jason. They go to operate on him. It is Carly that needs to sign off on the surgery. Robert gets angry at Peter over an article on Holly. Anna reads over it and tells him that he needs to calm down already.

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Will tried to talk to Sonny, but he was upset. He blamed him for why they lost Allie’s baby. Lee Shin went to the DiMera mansion to meet Chad. Gabi told him that he went to Florida to see Abby. He was upset about it. She said that he needed a DiMera to be there. She said she was a DiMera, but he needed one by blood. She had an idea. Sarah and Xander met for dinner. Allie told Nicole about Will’s role in Sami’s plan. Eric blamed Sami for what she did, but she said it was Nicole’s fault. Sami wanted his help to fix her relationship with her kids. Nicole thought Allie should forgive Will. Will tried to talk to Sonny, but he reminded him how they lost the baby because of him. Gabi wanted Jake to help her with her meeting with Lee Shin, but Gwen didn’t want him to help her. He decided to do it anyway.

Allie continued to talk to Nicole about Will lying to her and Sonny about helping Sami. Will reminded Sonny that Arianna didn’t really want a brother or sister. Sonny blamed Sami and him for what happened. Sarah wanted to stay the night with Xander because she missed him. Jake didn’t have a suit so she had to give him one of Stefan’s to wear. Will tried to explain himself when Sonny compared the situation to what happened when Adrienne died. He took responsible for what he did by keeping quiet about Sami’s plan. Eric was willing to speak on Sami’s behalf. She was happy about that. He wanted her to apologize to Nicole, but she didn’t want to do it. She decided she didn’t need his help after all and wanted to do it herself. Nicole wanted to know what Allie was going to do with the baby. Nicole asked Allie what she would do with her baby. She suggested she go see her son. Allie thought she was trying to get her to change her mind about her baby. Nicole explained that the baby is still hers. Xander and Sarah made love. Sami showed up at the Kiriakis mansion and tried to talk Sonny into forgiving Will. Sonny wasn’t in the mood to hear what she had to say and left. Will didn’t think Sonny would forgive him, but she assured him that he would. She wanted to know if he would forgive her.

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Sam finds Carly at the Metro Court. Carly tells her right away that she knows that Jason picked her to be his power of attorney. Sam is actually glad that he picked her. She realized that she didn’t want to be the one to have to tell Danny that she is the reason that Jason is dead. Sam realized that she did a lot of stupid things to feel like her old self. Carly thinks that she is a good mother and that things are looking up. They don’t have to worry about Jason. Jason and Jordan meet at the courthouse after Chase tries to interrogate Jason. Jordan gets a call from Cyrus who wants to meet Jordan at his new apartment. Jordan goes to meet with him and Jason chooses to follow behind her on his own accord.

Valentin shows up at a Deception meeting with their new secret weapon. He explains that Brook Lynn will perform the new “theme song” for the Deception brand. Lucy claims she loves the idea but Maxie has a big issue with the concept. Lucy drags Maxie in the hallway and tells her that they need Valentin’s money. Maxie reluctantly agrees. Lulu meets with Brando to get her tire changed and Cyrus shows up making vailed threats again. Jason finds out about this meeting. Curtis tries to track down Jordan but is unable to do so. Dante talks with a doctor who wants him to try and get better. In Dante’s mind he is incapable of ever healing.

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Steffy is on the phone with Amelia, who’s running late. Steffy is obviously in great pain. She sits down and considers whether she should take more pain meds or not. Ridge calls to see how she’s doing. She tries to downplay how she is, but he can tell that she’s not being honest. He once again suggests she make sure to take her pain pills. He offers to come over there until Amelia gets there, but she tells him that the traffic is terrible. Dr. Finnegan phones to see how she’s doing. He asks if she’s followed up with her PCP, so she replies that she has an appointment later this week. He asks about her pain and reminds her that if she doesn’t take the pills on a regular schedule, then healing will take longer. Thomas drops by, bringing flowers and candy from his friend Vinnie. Thomas thinks that Vinnie might have a crush on her. Steffy confides that she doesn’t even remember the accident. She takes her pain medication, noting that she’s almost out. She’d hoped she wouldn’t need them any more before she needed to get a refill. Later, Thomas is on the phone – something about work. She tells him to go ahead and that her pain meds are kicking in. He tells her to call him if she needs anything. Dr. Finnegan drops by to bring her paperwork from the hospital. He’s embarrassed because his assistant was supposed to call Steffy and let her know. She was on a conference call and had her phone muted. He lives nearby, so he figured he could just bring them by. She tells him that it’s OK and that she’s getting better and better every day.

Flo and Wyatt are surprised to see Shauna show up. Shauna just wanted to check on Flo because of what has happened. She calls Wyatt and Flo “lovebirds” and Flo makes a joke about their having lots of sex. They catch up about what happened with Sally. Wyatt has to leave for work but tells them that they need to go out later to celebrate. Flo wonders if her mom is there for Ridge. Shauna tells her that Ridge gave her a ride home on his private jet, and then she took him on a tour of Vegas. Flo thinks there’s something more going on that Shauna isn’t telling her. Shauna just tells her that Ridge needed to take his mind off his problems, so she was there to help him do that. She couldn’t believe the crowds that he attracted. Shauna is disturbed to hear that Ridge spent the night at Shauna’s place. She asks if they slept together. Shauna brushes her questions off, saying that Las Vegas is her past. L.A. is her future. Meanwhile, Ridge is at Forrester, working, but he keeps having flashes of memory to what happened in Vegas. Brooke drops by and tells him that she’s leaving for a few days to go visit Bridget and Logan. She wants to visit with her daughter, who helped her when they were separated. She tells Ridge that she intends to work through their issues when she returns. She hopes they can be stronger than ever. Brooke goes on and on about their problems. When she mentions Shauna, Ridge has some more memories about being there in Vegas with her. Ridge talks about how he felt, seeing her kissing Bill. His faith in her was shattered. She understands and forgives him for running off. He agrees that they need to work on their relationship and spend the rest of their lives together. He promises to be waiting here for her.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Kate and Chad talked about Gwen and Jake moving into the mansion. He also told her how Gabi was able to work her way into running DiMera. He explained why he had Gwen spy on Gabi. Jake walked in Gabi’s room and she went off on him about Gwen taking advantage of living at the mansion. Kate thought Chad might have neglected his duties at the company and that’s how Gabi was able to swoop in on the company. Xander talked to Jack about how things were better with them after she saw him with the other woman. Eli and Lani went to see Sarah about the pain she had in her stomach. Jake didn’t want Gabi to keep trashing Gwen. She had trouble believing that he loved Gwen.

Chad called Gwen to see if she found out anything about Gabi. She told him how she heard Gabi on the phone, but her call was interrupted. Gabi pretended to be Chad’s assistant to move his meeting up. Xander continued to talk to Jack about getting closer with Sarah. Sarah told Eli and Lani that they were having twins. Kate let Chad know that she would keep an eye out for things while he was visiting Abby. Chad was sure that Gwen could handle it. Gwen wanted Jake to quit and ask Chad for money. He wanted to enjoy the time at the mansion. Eli and Lani talked about the idea of having twins. They ended up being excited about the idea.

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GH Short Recap Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Sam finds Neil at the Metro Court. She tells him that Alexis lost her law license because of him. Neil had no idea. Sam knows because he chose to abandon her. Neil explains that Alexis relapsed and he didn’t want to be the cause of that. Sam thinks that there was more going on there than that. Alexis and Diane meet for coffee together. They discuss how Neil is no longer in her life. Neil later shows up and gives her a copy of the production of Aida that they saw together. He leaves her to watch it if she chooses. Valentin finds Sam at the Metro Court and has a proposition for her. He wants Danny and Scout’s voting rights until they turn eighteen. Sam doesn’t want money from him. Valentin isn’t offering her money. He wants to get her a new parole officer.

Michael and Willow put Wiley to bed. They discuss how Nelle is late for her visitation. Nelle meets with Valentin for new fake passports. Valentin tries to warn Nelle that this could be the end of her ever seeing Wiley again. Nelle doesn’t care and wants the passports. Valentin tells her where he hid them. Nelle shows up at the Q mansion and gives Wiley a new stuffed animal. She is later revealed to have a tracking device in it. Sonny takes Mike to put the feeding tube in. Carly goes to Jason and begs him to get Sonny to stop trying to get it installed. Sonny ends up running into Felix who shows him Yvonne who is suffering from her feeding tube. Carly and Jason show up at GH while Sonny and Elizabeth talk. Sonny has changed his mind. He tells Mike that if he is read to leave them it is his own choice now.

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B&B Short Recap Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Steffy walks around her place, admiring the decorations that Hope and Liam put up for her homecoming, talking to Ridge. She moves and cries out in pain, so he urges her to take her medication. She claims that she’s fine. Thomas, now sporting a beard, drops by with flowers for her. He looks shaken up by what happened to her. Ridge leaves them alone to chat. Thomas tells his sister how much he loves her and was worried about her. Things seem to be good between them now and she thanks him for visiting. She asks how he’s doing. He admits that it’s been rough not seeing Douglad, but he knows that Hope and Liam are taking good care of him for now. He’s been in regular contact with Taylor, too. He thanks Ridge for all of his support as well. Ridge once again suggests to Steffy that she should take her pills, before he leaves. Thomas can tell that Steffy is in a lot more pain than she let on. Steffy tells him that the beard looks good. Thomas tells her that he’s been driving up and down the coast, staying here and there, but he stays close so he can visit Douglas. Steffy has another twinge of pain, so Thomas points out that she was in a serious accident. She should accept help and take medication. Later, Steffy is alone when she hears Kelly cry over the baby monitor. She takes some pain medication.  At Forrester, Donna and Brooke discuss Steffy’s accident. Donna wonders if this brought her and Ridge closer together, but Brooke says that it didn’t because Bill was there to admit that he hit Steffy with his car. Brooke really wants to get things back to normal with Ridge. Even though there is still distance between her and Ridge, she plans to keep trying with him. Ridge drops by, so they ask about Steffy. Ridge is just worried about her being in pain and not wanting to take her medication. Donna leaves them alone. Ridge tells Brooke that Thomas stopped by. Brooke lists all of the things that came between them, and she admits that she was partly responsible. He admits that, too. She says that she doesn’t want him to have any more drunken nights with Shauna, or anyone. As she says that, Ridge remembers some of his time kissing Shauna. Brooke concludes that they need to vow never to let anyone come between them ever again.

Back at the beach house, Wyatt and Flo, sitting on the couch, chat about dinner and decide to go back to having sex, like they were planning to do before Katie dropped by. They chat for a second about Katie and Sally. He still can’t believe what Sally did. They also decide not to talk about Sally any more. They have sex on the couch. He says that he won’t ever let her out of his sight again. Katie drops by Sally’s place to confront her. Sally admits what she did and feels very sorry. She deserves whatever Katie says to her. She admits that she did it because she couldn’t stand to lose Wyatt again to Flo. Katie asks if it was all planned, but Sally informs her that when she ran into her at the hospital, that was all by accident. She really was worried about her health at that point because of the symptoms she was having. After seeing how Katie cared about her, she realized she could get Wyatt to care for her, too. Katie feels like an idiot after being used by Sally. She yells at Sally for what she did, although she’s relieved that she’s not dying. Katie lays out all of the things she did for her and how she was manipulated. She says sarcastically that she hopes Sally is proud of herself. Sally says forlornly that she’s not proud at all — she’s deeply ashamed. She tells Katie how great of a friend she was and how badly she treated her. She tells her how sorry she is and hopes that one day she can forgive her. Katie suggests that she just take some time and get her life back on track. She advises her to first let go of her obsession with Wyatt.

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Y&R Character Description – Paul Williams

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Paul Williams
Written By Darlene

on November 24, 2013

Paul Williams is the current chief of police in Genoa City.  He’s married to District Attorney Christine Blair Williams.  He has a long history in Genoa City and has ties to just about everyone.

Paul fathered a daughter, Heather, with April when they were very young.  April left town with Heather, who spent most of her life without a father.  As an adult, she returned to Genoa City and formed a relationship with Paul.  Paul’s son, Ricky, also grew up without a father.  He was raised by his grandparents because his mother, Isabella, was institutionalized.  Ricky, just like his half-sister, returned to Genoa City as an adult.  Ricky had severe emotional problems, though, and a penchant for trouble.  When Paul found that Ricky had Eden Baldwin captive and was planning to hurt her, he had no choice but to shoot him.  Paul wrestles with this everyday of his life.

Paul counts many of Genoa City’s citizens as friends. His best friends are his ex-wife Lauren Fenmore Baldwin and her husband, Michael Baldwin.  He is also close to ex-fiancée, Nikki Newman.

Paul is a truly good man and a great detective.  He’s honest and trustworthy.  He often finds himself in a position that requires him to choose between his career and his friends.

Parents: Carl and Mary Williams
Children: Dylan McAvoy, Heather Stevens, Ricky Williams
Siblings: Todd, Steven and Patty Williams

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Y&R Character Description – Lily Winters

Lily Winters

Lily

Played By Christel Adnana Khalil
Written By Darlene

on April 21, 2013

When Drucilla Winters gave birth to Lily, she let her husband, Neil, believe he was the father.  Neil’s brother, Malcolm Winters took advantage of Drucilla while she was under the influence.  She thought she was making love to Neil.  She became pregnant and Neil never questioned whether or not he was Lily’s father.  Malcolm and Drucilla decided to keep her true paternity a secret.  The marriage fell apart anyway and Drucilla took her young daughter to Paris.

Several years later, Drucilla sent Lily back to Genoa City, where Neil had become an alcoholic.  At first, Lily hated Genoa City until she met a kindred spirit, Colleen Carlton.  The two girls became very close and Neil cleaned up his act, so Lily adjusted to life in America.

As a teen, Lily tried online dating and met Kevin Fisher.  Kevin was a possessive boyfriend and treated Lily badly.  When Colleen tried to warn Lily, Kevin started a fire at Gina’s restaurant intending to kill Colleen, who was inside.  Kevin was Lily’s first lover and she contracted Chlamydia.

Lily and Kevin’s best friend, Daniel Romalotti fell in love.  They eloped after Lily found out that Malcolm was her biological father.  On the paperwork, she listed Malcolm as her father.  Later, she confronted Drucilla and Neil overheard the truth.  Lily assured him that he would always be her dad, but the relationship between Neil and Malcolm never recovered.  The marriage between Daniel and Lily also dissolved once Lily realized she couldn’t trust Daniel and his porn addiction.

Lily caught the eye of local bartender, Cane Ashby.  Neil liked Cane as an employee, but he didn’t approve of a relationship between his little girl and a much older man.  Lily and Cane fought their attraction for each other for awhile but they ultimately gave in.

Lily and Cane broke up briefly because it was thought that he was the father of Chloe Mitchell’s baby, Cordelia.  Billy came forward as the father and Chloe admitted that she and Cane had never actually had sex, she had drugged him and told him they had sex.  Lily and Cane reconciled and they were married.

Cane had done some lying of his own.  He had everyone believing he was the real Chancellor heir, Phillip Chancellor, III.  The real Phillip showed up and the whole truth was uncovered.  Lily forgave Cane for this lie.  He continued to lie throughout their marriage and she continued to forgive him, even after he allowed her to believe he was killed and he was haunting her.

Lily won a war against cancer, but was unable to conceive.  Mackenzie Browning, granddaughter of Katherine Chancellor, agreed to be a surrogate.  She gave birth to twins Matilda (Matty) and Charlie.

Even though Lily has given him no reason to doubt her loyalty to him, Cane is jealous and possessive.  He insists Lily is too kind-hearted to see peoples’ true intentions.

Lily is, in fact, a very loyal wife and friend.  She loves her children very much as well as her job and she does a good job of juggling the two.  While she does tend to see only the good in people, she is a smart and savvy woman who can have it all in spite of all the tragedy she’s endured.

Grandparents: Lillie Belle and Walter Barber (maternal), Ellis Winters (paternal), Lucinda Winters (legal)
Parents: Drucilla Barber, Malcolm Winters (biological father), Neil Winters (legal father)
Siblings: Devon Hamilton (adoptive), Moses Winters (legal)
Children: Charlie and Matilda Ashby
Aunts and Uncles: Olivia Barber, Neil Winters (biological), Malcolm Winters (legal), Mamie Johnson (great-aunt)
Cousins: Nate Hastings Jr.

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Y&R Character Description – Esther Valentine

Esther Valentine

Esther

Esther Valentine has been a loyal housekeeper and friend to Katherine Chancellor for many years.  For a short time, Esther worked for Nina after being lured away with promises of a better dress code and equal treatment.  Esther soon found out that working for Katherine wasn’t as bad as she thought, and she returned to the Chancellor estate.

Tired of being lonely, Esther had a one-night stand with Tiny and became pregnant.  She named the baby Kate and asked Katherine to be Kate’s godmother.  As a child, Kate was sent off to school.

Again having the need for male companionship, Esther began dating Norman Peterson.  She pretended to be the lady of the Chancellor estate.  Not wanting to embarrass Esther, Katherine and her husband Rex played along.  Rex caught Norman trying to steal from Katherine and confronted him, who was actually an ex-con.  Rex was shot in the process.

Proving that Esther is quick to trust and has bad luck with men, she, once again, became involved with a man who only wanted to get his hands on the Chancellor fortune.  Katherine was kidnapped and presumed dead, leaving Esther financially secure.  Esther and Roger were married, but he turned out to be married to someone else.  Katherine was reunited with her family.

When the time came for the folks at the Chancellor estate to meet Cane’s new bride-to-be, Esther was surprised to see it was her daughter, Kate, who was now going by the name Chloe.  Chloe had a daughter she named Cordelia.

Realizing Esther’s worth, Katherine promoted her from housekeeper to personal assistant, leaving Esther plenty of time to spend with her granddaughter.

 Children: Kate “Chloe” Fisher
Grandchildren: Cordelia Abbott and Bella Fisher

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Y&R Character Description – Phyllis Summers

Phyllis Summers

Phyllis

Grandparents: George Summers Sr., Harriet Summers
Parents: George Summers Jr. and Lydia Callahan
Children: Daniel Romalotti and Summer Newman
Siblings: Avery Bailey Clark
Grandchildren: Lucy Romalott

 

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