Y&R Short Recap Friday, October 15, 2021

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Jesse Gaines tells Nick how Ashland got his fortune and Nick goes outside to talk to Adam who persuades Nick not to ruin Victoria’s happiness. Nick goes back to his room to guard Jesse Gaines while Adam calls security.

The wedding guests are all moved by Ashland and Victoria’s wedding vows to each other and after Ashland and Victoria exchange rings they are pronounced husband and wife. Victoria later thanks Sally for the stunning wedding dress although she doesn’t approve of the way she switched the wedding dresses.

Adam tells Nick he didn’t call security instead he called Victor to handle Jesse Gaines. Victor isn’t happy man because Jesse doesn’t listen to warnings. Billy gets a video from Jesse reading the letter Camila Rhodes wrote explaining why she didn’t leave Ashland any money. Jesse also explains how Ashland forged the codicil in Camila’s will to get all her money. Jesse tells Billy that if he doesn’t run the story he will distribute the story globally.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, October 14, 2021

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Nate is worried when Ashland tells him that he isn’t feeling well but Ashland assures Nate he will be fine once he sees Victoria walk down the aisle toward him.

Billy is worried because Jesse Gaines is still missing and Jesse is determined to get revenge on Ashland.

Nick decides not to go to the wedding so he won’t ruin Victoria’s big day.

Phyllis goes to the wedding alone and sits with Kyle, Summer, and Noah.

Victoria opens the garment bag and notices her dress is different than the one Lauren’s designer made for her. Sally arrives and makes her pitch for Victoria to wear the dress she designed for her. Victoria tries on both dresses and then she wears the dress Sally designed for her.

Nick catches Jesse in Nick’s bedroom.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, October 14, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Gabi confronted Ava about giving Philip the information about Jake. Ava didn’t deny giving the information to him. Philip and Jake went back and forth about him giving the information about him to Ava. He told Philip to fire him and not Gabi if he had a problem with his past. Philip fired him. Johnny didn’t understand why EJ wanted to play John in his movie. He thought EJ was trying to stick it to Chad. EJ told him that he had to let him play the part if he wanted him to finance the movie. Philip told Jake if Gabi surrendered her company, he would stay a free man. Gabi refused to give up her company. Ava said reminded her that Jake was involved in a murder so he would do jail time. Gabi said she would never take Jake away from her. Ava told her that she was going to take over her company. Abby singed the contracts. EJ had his own papers drawn up for the movie. Chad and EJ signed the contract. Chad told Johnny that EJ had to sign another contract because he wanted to play John. EJ said he had contracts for the role of John. He said he signed it because he was going to be playing John.

Chad wanted to know what EJ was trying to pull. EJ said he wanted to help Johnny with his movie. Abby thought EJ was wrong. Chad wanted Johnny to revoke his contract. Philip knew that Jake and Gabi were working together to set him up. He said Gabi started it and he was fighting back. Gabi refused to give up her company than let Ava run it. Ava asked her if she wanted to let her boyfriend go to prison. Gabi threatened to go to Rafe and tell him that she was trying to steal her company. Jake warned Philip that Ava would feed him to the wolves to save her own hide. Ava told Gabi that Rafe wasn’t going to find out what she did because she was going to tell him about Jake. She said that he would investigate it. Gabi told her that Rafe would be suspicious if she’s suddenly running her company. Ava wanted her to make him believe why she was running it. Chad and Abby tried to convince Johnny to get rid of EJ as John. Johnny couldn’t do that because he would lose the funding he needed for the movie. Chad offered to pay the money, but EJ said the contract was already signed. Johnny promised them that it would be professional. Ava told Gabi that it was over for her. Philip said he wasn’t naïve when it concerned Ava. Jake told him that he would pay a price getting mixed up with the mob. He said the last time he did it Brady was shot. He said he might not be so lucky next time.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Mariah finds a listening ear in Kevin who understands why she is so attached to Dominic although he isn’t her biological child. Tessa calls Mariah from Italy to tell her all about the Parasites and singing while Leslie Brooks accompanied her on the piano. Mariah cuts off the call from Tessa telling her she is busy catching up on her work.
Tessa catches up with Noah who tells her that the art world is cut-throat and he isn’t sure he enjoys it any more. Kevin offers to talk with Mariah anytime she needs someone to listen to her.

Sally manages to sneak into Victoria’s room when Victoria isn’t there and switch wedding dresses. Now, all that is left is to wait and see how Victoria reacts to the dress Sally designed for her. Victoria tells Billy she knows all about Ashland’s past and she is still going to marry him tomorrow. Lily helps Billy see that he found out the truth before the wedding and Victoria made her decision. Billy considers leaving but he decides it’s important that the kids see that their parents support each other. Billy assures Lily that he isn’t in love with Victoria, he only wanted to find out the truth. Ashland assures Victoria that the security team will find Jesse Gaines and make sure he doesn’t ruin the wedding.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

The devil had Marlena levitating. He recapped everything that she did for him. He wanted her to give in to him Roman told John that he backed out of Johnny’s movie. John was happy that he backed out. John told him about the way Marlena has been acting. He said she was acting a little strange after her session with Ben. He said he didn’t tell her about Johnny’s movie. He said he wanted to protect her. Roman asked if she was worried about something else. John said she was worried about Doug and how he had to be committed. The devil told Marlena that Ben and Ciara’s child was important for the future. He said he needed the baby for himself. John continued to thank Roman for backing out of the movie. The devil continued to tell Marlena how much he needed the baby. He wanted to tell her what he had in store for the baby. Ben was concerned when the windows opened up when Ciara said they might have made a baby. She tried to convince him that nothing would happen. He wasn’t so sure about that.

Ciara told Ben that having a baby is life changing. She admitted that she was nervous too. Ben hoped he didn’t pass down his problems. He wanted to get treatment for the baby as soon as they see signs. John went to check on Marlena, but the door was locked. He was determined to get inside of the room. John got in the room and saw Marlena sleeping. She woke up when he touched her. He thought he heard voices in the room. John wanted to know if Marlena was on the phone. Marlena wanted to talk to Ben, but John didn’t want her to talk to him yet. Ciara didn’t think it was omen that they saw Rosemary’s Baby. Ben thought the movie might have been a bad sign for them. John told Marlena how Johnny planned on making his movie about her. She wanted to know why he wanted to make it about her. He explained why and that Roman backed out of the movie. He told her that he wasn’t making the movie. He didn’t want her to relive that part of her life. John said that everything from the past would stay in the past.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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John and Roman were upset that Johnny’s movie was about Marlena’s possession. John said he wouldn’t let Johnny make the movie. Allie said she didn’t think he could stop him. John said Will never got the rights to Marlena’s story when he wrote the script. John said he would talk to Marlena and she would stop Johnny from doing the movie. Marlena wanted to know what the devil wanted with Ben’s baby. The devil said the baby would inherit the genes of a serial killer. The devil thought it could turn into the perfect instrument of evil. She said Ben wasn’t evil. The devil said he had evil inside of him. He said it was a perfect blend of genes. It would have Ben’s potential for evil while being innocent with Ciara’s soul. The devil said the soul could be corrupted. He said it was what he wanted. Marlena wanted to know what he meant. The devil told her not to worry. She said she wouldn’t let him use Ben. She picked up the phone to warn Ben. John showed up to Marlena’s office. She got off the phone. He asked her about her session with Ben. She said she thought she led Ben down the wrong path. She wanted to talk to Ben. John stopped her. He took her home. John got Marlena in the bed. She said she was worried, but didn’t know why. He told her to take care of herself. He turned on a white noise machine before he left. The devil spoke to Marlena through the white noise machine. He told her to give in to him. She ended up levitating.

Ben told Ciara that he was ready to have a baby. He told her Marlena gave good advice. He said she was different today. He said it felt as if she had personal stake in them having a baby. Ciara said she only wanted him to do it if he wanted to. He said he couldn’t wait to have a baby with her. Roman ran into Johnny. Roman told him he was pulling his money out of the movie. Roman said he didn’t think Johnny understood why the movie was a bad idea. When Roman walked away, Johnny said that was going to ruin his movie. He said there was no on else to ask for money. Chad and Abby talked about the kiss in the movie. She reminded him that they were supposed to take things slowly. He said he wouldn’t rush her into anything. When they were about to kiss, EJ walked in. Chad and Abby told him they were rehearsing their lines for Johnny’s movie. Chad told EJ he was thinking about playing John in the movie. EJ wanted to know how he would handle working and being in a movie. They ended up arguing. EJ threatened to tell Mr. Shin about the movie. EJ said he shouldn’t have undermined with Johnny. Chad told Abby he wasn’t worried about Mr. Shin. Chad wanted to get back to the script. She wanted to check on the kids. He wanted to go with her so he could protect her from creatures with British accents. Johnny told EJ that his project was over before it got started. Johnny told him Roman pulled out of the movie. EJ offered to pay the money he needed. Johnny wanted to know what the catch was. Johnny said he knew there was one. EJ said there was one. He said he wanted to play John.

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Days Short Recap Monday October 11, 2021

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John went to see Roman to talk him out of financing Johnny’s movie. Roman said he knew John was afraid it would open up old wounds. Roman said he was over John and Marlena’s affair. John thought about his affair with Marlena. John couldn’t imagine their moment being recreated for a movie. John told Roman that he wasn’t worried about their affair being exposed. He was concerned about Marlena’s possession getting out. Roman said he would talk to Johnny about not putting Marlena’s possession in the script. Julie and Ciara talked about Ben’s reservations over being a father. Ciara said she would be okay with Ben’s decision. She said she wouldn’t push Ben to do something he didn’t want to do. Ciara comforted Julie when she brought up Doug. Ciara ended up leaving. Kayla went to see Julie. Kayla told her there was no change in Doug. Kayla wanted her to wait 24 hours before she could see him. Julie said she felt helpless. Kayla told her told pray. Julie said she would pray for Doug until she died.

The devil told Marlena not to let Ben leave her office. She asked Ben if he heard the devil’s voice. The devil said he had a direct line to her head and soul. Ben said he didn’t hear anything. The devil told Marlena to tell Ben to have a baby or he would go see Doug. Marlena told Ben that not having a baby would be a bad idea. Ben didn’t understand why she wanted him to pass on his genes. She said his child would grow up in a loving home unlike what he had. She said Ciara might resent him if he denied her a chance at having a child. Marlena told Ben to go home and make love to his wife and make a baby.  He noticed that she wasn’t acting like herself. He said she doesn’t tell him what to do. She said she didn’t want going down the wrong path. She said he worked hard to be with Ciara. He said she was right. He thanked her and everything. When Ben went home, he told Ciara if she wanted a baby, he was game. The devil told Marlena that she did a good. Marlena was confused. She asked what it had to do with Ben. The devil said he had plans for Ben’s baby.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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The cocktail party before Victoria and Ashland’s wedding. Kyle, Summer, and Harrison arrive for the wedding. Noah also arrives to watch his Aunt Victoria get married and he persuades Nick to stay for the wedding. Noah tells Summer he has been considering a change of scenery and he also feels ready to find someone to marry.

Lily arrives and Billy tells Lily that he found Jesse Gaines and brought him to Tuscany to talk to Victoria. Billy tells Lily that Jesse Gaines is missing and since Jesse wants revenge against Ashland. Billy worries Jesse has his own agenda. Jesse finds Ashland that he may interrupt the wedding and tell everyone the truth about him. Jesse wonders if he should interrupt the cocktail party. Victoria arrives and sees Jesse. Ashland wants to call security, but Victoria goes to Billy’s room to talk to him.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday, October 11, 2021

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Victoria assured Ashland that their company would be safe, and he sensed that she had something up her sleeve. Victoria understood why Ashland hid his past, and she promised that nothing would stop them from getting married. Nick went to Tuscany uninvited in hopes of reconciling with Victoria. He was shocked to find out Nikki and Victor both supported Victoria marrying Ashland. Nick’s efforts to smooth things over with Victoria didn’t work. She wouldn’t forgive him, but she said he could attend the wedding since their parents wanted him to be there. Reed let Victoria know he couldn’t make it to the wedding. Victor didn’t want Nick to find out about Ashland’s latest secret. Billy brought Gaines to the palazzo and hid him in a room. Billy shot down Gaines’ idea to reveal Ashland’s secret at the wedding in front of everyone. Billy didn’t want to do anything to hurt Victoria more than necessary. Billy looked for Victoria so he could take her to Gaines. He found Ashland having a coughing fit. Ashland refused Billy’s offer to go get Nate. Victor found Billy and Ashland together and threw Billy out of the room. Victor warned Ashland that Gaines was on the flight manifest on Billy’s chartered plane. Victoria walked in and asked what was going on. Phyllis worried about Nick’s relationship with Victoria, and Jack told her that the siblings would work it out. Nick told Phyllis that he didn’t want to cast a shadow over the wedding by staying if Victoria didn’t want him there. Nate struggled with writing a best man toast, since he hadn’t known Ashland very long. Elena helped him. When Billy went back to the room to get Gaines, he wasn’t there.

 

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Y&R Short Recap Friday, October 8, 2021

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Mariah decides not to go to the wedding with Tessa because she wants to stay in town in case Dominic needs her. Tessa does her best to change Maria’s mind but, in the end, Tessa goes to Italy alone.

The rift between Mariah and Tessa grows because Mariah is sure that the only way she can let go of Dominic is to have a baby of her own.

Adam does his best to stop Billy from going to Italy but Billy pays Jesse Gaines more money to go with him to Italy.

Adam calls Victor to tell him he was unable to stop Billy from going to Italy. Victor tells Adam all about Ashland’s past and Adam asks Victor how far he wants him to go to stop Billy from going to. Italy.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, October 7, 2021

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Jesse Gaines Jr. reads Billy the letter that Camila Rhodes wrote to Ashland telling him she wasn’t leaving
him any money and basically confirms to Billy everything that Ashland told Victoria. Billy plans to take Jesse with hihim to Tuscany to tell Victoria the truth but Adam arrives to stop Billy from going to the wedding.

Ashland tells Victor everything about his past and Victor is determined to keep things a secret because Victoria is happy. Victoria tells Nikki she must marry Ashland to save Newnan Locke Enterprises. Victoria tells Nikki she isn’t sure how she feels about Ashland.

Nikki pleads with Ashland to cancel the wedding and free Victoria from this burden.

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Days Short Recaps Thursday, October 7, 2021

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Justin went to the judge and told him about Gwen’s recording. He demanded that he let Xander and Bonnie out or he would go to Jack with the recording. Philip told Gabi about Jake’s past as a hitman. He gave her the file that Ava gave him about Jake. She didn’t want to believe it. He thought she would feel that way so he told her about the witness who saw Jake dump a body. Ava talked to Jake about Gabi. She didn’t understand why hated her so much. She thought Jake should be worried because she was focused on him and not her. They talked about what happened with the mob families. Philip continued to tell Gabi about what Jake did to the man who died. She wanted to know how he found out so much information about the mob. She realized that Ava was the one who told him about it. Justin went to see Xander. Xander wondered if he told the judge about the recording. Xander wondered if he was able to get him out of jail. Justin said it didn’t exactly happen that way. Melinda walked in the room and said Justin was busted for blackmailing a judge.

Melinda told Justin, Xander and Gwen that the judge was uncomfortable with Gwen’s offer. Melinda suggested that he have a recording device of his own. She played the recording. She told them that they were all going to be in trouble for blackmailing a judge. Gwen said that she didn’t plan on going through with sleeping with the judge. Melinda told her that she tried to do it so she would be in trouble too. She also said that Bonnie was going to prison for murder. Jake decided that there should be a sit down dinner to make peace between Ava and Gabi. Ava liked the idea, but she wondered how they were going to pull it off. He said that they needed to tell her that Rafe meant everything to both of them and he was worth getting along. Gabi was upset with Philip when he told her that she couldn’t buy out Gabi Chic from him. She reminded him how she helped his company. She noticed his aftershave and realized it was the same one that was at the house. She realized that Ava was working with him to bring her down. Justin wanted Melinda to hear him out before she arrested him. She was shocked because she thought he was one of the good guys. Xander said he is one of the good guys. Justin told her that the judge was on the take. She said he should have gone about it the legal way because she would have investigated him. She said he would be in the Spectator for his arrest and possibly losing his job. Xander apologized to Justin for him getting in trouble helping them. He said he had to protect Bonnie. Philip wanted Gabi to show the folder to Jake so he could see what Carmine is willing to say on the stand. He wanted her to decide what she was going to do. If she didn’t decide, Jake was going to be charged with murder.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Adam makes it clear to Sally that the reason he is taking her to Tuscany is Newman Media business she isn’t his date to the wedding. Chloe worries that Sally’s trip to Italy with Adam will lead to romance between him and Sally. Sally assures Chloe that she is focused on getting Victoria to wear the wedding dress to give the Newman Media fashion website publicity.

Ashland tells Victoria that he and Jesse Gaines Sr. forged a letter from Camila Rhodes stating that, she left her entire fortune to him. The real letter Camila left as a codicil to her will left her fortune to several of her favorite charities since she never had any children. Ashland also tells Victoria that Jesse Gaines Jr. found the original letter Camila wrote and has been blackmailing him with it for years.

Adam calls Victor and tells him he thinks Billy is still planning to interfere with the wedding. Victor tells Adam that Jesse Gaines slipped away from his security team. Victor asks Adam to find Jesse Gaines and keep him from talking to Billy. Billy meets with Jesse and promises to protect him from Victor and pay him a lot of money to tell him everything he knows about Ashland.

Nate and Elena are excited about going to Tuscany because the trip will be a new beginning for their relationship.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Xander wanted Justin to help him with his case. Justin didn’t want to help him. Xander told him about his and Gwen’s plan to blackmail the judge. Justin was appalled by the plan. Gwen went to see the judge and told him that Xander wasn’t a drug dealer. The judge told her that his lawyer would have to defend him and he wanted her to leave. Brady arrived at the Kiriakis mansion so Philip thought he was there to see Chloe. Philip and Chloe listened to Brady babble about the muffin he was eating. It turned out that Maggie was home. Ava walked in on Gabi and Jake in their room. Gabi was upset about her being in there. Ava wanted to offer Jake something because it might be his last meal. Jake suggested they found somewhere else to live. She said it was her family’s house so she wasn’t leaving. She refused to let Ava get away with what she’s doing. Brady, Philip and Chloe were talking to Maggie. Philip received a text from Ava to meet her at the park. The judge told Gwen that Xander had a lawyer in EJ. He didn’t see a problem. She said that EJ dropped him once the money ran out. He didn’t see a problem because he could have a court-appointed attorney. She explained what happened and how he dismissed the case before. She said she would do anything to help Xander. She started unbuttoning her shirt. Xander continued to tell Justin about the plan. He wanted Justin to confront the judge with the tape.

Justin refused to be a part of Xander’s plan. Xander said he didn’t have a choice because it looks like he was involved. Xander told him how it looked like he was involved in the case. Xander told him that his plan could help Bonnie too. Maggie talked to Brady and Chloe about Summer dying. She felt like she was at peace. Maggie told them that Victor said they were back together. Ava met with Philip in the park. She said that she had info about Jake. She said if the information got into the wrong hands, Jake would go to prison for a long time. Philip was impressed with the information Ava had on Jake. He wondered if she was worried about Gabi going to Rafe with the information. Xander continued to convince Justin to work with him. He was sure he could help Bonnie too. He said the judge wouldn’t think twice about giving in. He asked him if he thought it was worth it to see Bonnie put away. He wanted Justin to picture Victor’s face once he told her that Bonnie was set free. Gwen unbuttoned more of her shirt in front of the judge. He said she was a beautiful woman. She confessed that she was attracted to powerful men. She wanted him to find out for himself. She asked him if he wanted to see her and he said he would. She told him that she would sleep with him if he promised to let Xander go. He agreed to her terms. Gwen showed up at the station and told them that the judge agreed to the terms. Philip met with Gabi to tell her that she was fired. Justin went to see the judge and told him to dismiss the cases against Bonnie and Xander. He played the recording of his conversation with Gwen.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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Johnny walked in on Chad playing chess and Abby reading his script. Johnny asked if she decided to do his movie. Chad said he would back her 100 percent if she wanted to do the movie. She said she would do the movie. Johnny said he needed one more investor. Chad was concerned about how EJ would feel about it. Johnny didn’t think he should let EJ tell him what to do. Rafe couldn’t believe Nicole and EJ were on a date. EJ said they were married before. Nicole said they were catching up. Rafe and EJ argued before Rafe went to his table with Ava. Rafe complained to Ava about EJ being on a date with Nicole. Rafe apologized to Ava. Rafe looked at Nicole. She looked at him too. EJ called Nicole out for looking at Rafe. EJ wanted to go back to the mansion and have the cook make them something. EJ gave Rafe and Ava his bottle of wine. He and Nicole left Julie’s. Abby said acting would be a fun challenge. She said she didn’t want to cause any problems. Johnny said he was making his movie no matter what. Chad said he would fund the movie. Chad and Johnny hugged each other as EJ and Nicole walked in.

EJ was upset about what was going on with Chad and Johnny. He asked if they were crazy. EJ told Chad not to give Johnny any money. Chad said he couldn’t stop him. EJ said he could stop him. When EJ and Chad were about to fight, Abby and Nicole came between them. Johnny asked Chad if he changed his mind about investing. Chad said he wanted to invest. Johnny was excited and left to work on the script. Chad wanted to celebrate with Abby. She said she was tempted but it was too soon for her. She said she didn’t want to rush it. Nicole tried to comfort EJ. He said he didn’t understand why people turned against him. He said he wanted to be a good father to his son. She said he was trying to regain some control after Sami’s affair by telling Johnny and Chad what to do. Nicole told him to lighten up so he didn’t push people away. He said he would think about her advice. Ava wanted to drink the wine EJ left them. Rafe didn’t want the wine. She asked if he was jealous. He said he was concerned about Nicole considering past with EJ. Ava said Nicole could make her own decisions. She said there was nothing they could do about it. He agreed with her and apologized.

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Days Short Recap Monday, October 4, 2021

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EJ showed up at Basic Black to pick up Nicole for their date. When he noticed the bear, he asked if she still had feelings for Rafe. She denied it. He said he hoped she didn’t because the date was a way to move on. He said to get rid of the bear. He put the bear in the garbage can. When they were on their way out, she took the bear out of the garbage. Rafe thought about seeing Nicole outside of the Brady Pub. Ava showed up and asked him out. EJ and Nicole went to Julie’s Place. Rafe and Ava showed up. Rafe asked if they were having a business dinner. EJ said they were for pleasure. Doug woke up and saw Marlena standing over Julie. He pressed the call button. He got out of his bed to confront Marlena. Before John pressed the play button on the recorder in Marlena’s office, Kayla walked in the room. She told him the recording was protected under doctor/patient confidentiality. He was tempted to listen to it because Doug said Marlena was trying to kill him. Kayla got a call about someone pressing the call button. John and Kayla went to Doug’s room. They found Doug fighting with Marlena. Kayla went to check on Julie. John put Doug back in his bed. Marlena said she saw Doug hit Julie in the head. Doug said that didn’t happen. Julie said she remembered getting Doug something to drink when something hit her head. She said Doug wouldn’t hit her.

Doug told everyone that Marlena hit Julie. Marlena said Doug should be sedated. He said he wanted to protect Julie. Kayla agreed with Doug. When John and Marlena left, Julie said she knew Doug didn’t hit her. Kayla said no one else was in the room. Julie said Marlena was in the room. John asked Marlena why she went to see Doug. He asked if the recording helped her remember something. Marlena said it did and said Doug was more of a threat to Julie than she thought. He said he wanted to kill Julie. John told Marlena that Doug said she tried to kill him. John said he was worried about Doug. Marlena agreed with him. Kayla and Julie showed up. Julie said Marlena was wrong. She said Doug would never hurt her. Marlena said Julie needed to face the truth. She said Doug was a danger to himself and to other people. She said Doug should be committed.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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Chloe finds out that Victoria has already gone to Tuscany with Ashland so Sally won’t be able to show her the wedding dress that she designed for her. Sally persuades Adam to take her to Tuscany on the Newman jet to show Victoria the wedding dress. Sally is confident that Victoria will wear the dress for her wedding to Ashland.

Adam has a talk with Billy and he has a feeling Billy is still investigating Ashland so he calls Victor to tell him Billy is still trying to stop Victoria’s wedding. Victor tells Adam to please handle the problem since he is in Milan for Summer and Kyle’s wedding. Adam contacts the Newman head of security to ask him to find out what Billy knows about Ashland.

Mariah is a little upset when she goes to visit Dominic and discovers that he was congested and Devon and Abby stayed up with him all night. Abby also tells Mariah she wants to switch the baby to formula. Abby decides she isn’t going to Victoria’s wedding because the baby is too young to fly and she doesn’t want to leave him with a nanny for such a long time. Mariah tells Tessa she isn’t going to the wedding because she wants to stay in town in case the baby needs anything.

Billy discovers that Ashland Locke”s name isn’t mentioned in Camila Rhodes will. Billy also finds out where Jesse Gaines is and leaves to go talk to him.

Ashland tells Victoria that he is going to tell her what he did to get his money but first they should eat dinner and have two glasses of wine.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday, October 4 2021

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Nick refused to tell Billy what he found in New Jersey. Victoria told Ashland she still loved him, but she wanted the whole truth about him, starting with the reason Jesse Gaines was in town. Ashland asked Victoria if they could talk on the plane to Tuscany, and she said yes. They agreed to fly to Italy tonight. Nick ran into Victoria and asked if they could talk, but she said no. they disagreed about whether he betrayed her. Ashland didn’t want Nick to tell anyone what he learned in New Jersey. Amanda and Devon’s night together was cut short because Abby needed Devon’s help with Dominic. Dom and Devon spent time alone when Abby stepped out to buy something for the baby’s congestion. Amanda spent time with Phyllis. Phyllis heard Devon was with Dominic, and she told Amanda about Jack’s bond with Summer. Amanda thought Phyllis was delivering a warning that the baby could come between her and Devon. Amanda said she supported Devon being in Dominic’s life. Amanda asked if Jack’s bond with Summer caused tension between Nick and Phyllis. Without naming names, Billy sought Amanda’s input on Ashland coming into money at the age of twenty. She shared her thoughts, and it made him think that Ashland and Camilla Rhodes’ lawyer worked together to tamper with the will. Phyllis told Amanda that she regretted the way she and Billy hurt Jack. Sally told Adam how determined she was to get her dress to Victoria.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Moses helps Faith type her essay so later they can go on their first official date.

Amanda moves in with Devon and they spend the day together.

Phyllis refuses to allow Newman Media to do a photo shoot at the Grand Phoenix unless Chloe fires Sally.

Sally is determined to find a way for Victoria to see the wedding dress she designed for her. Sally sends the design to a dress maker because she is sure Victoria will wear the dress for her wedding. Victoria invites Adam to the wedding because she knows Victor wants his whole family at the wedding.

Adam considers taking Sally to the wedding because he doesn’t want to go alone.

Jack tells Phyllis that Traci won’t be going with them to Milan because she had to go to New York to meet with her publisher.

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Y&R Short Recap Friday, October 1, 2021

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Tessa tells Mariah she isn’t ready to have a baby and after a long talk they decide to table the discussion until after Victoria’s wedding.

Ashland talks to Nate about his problems with Victoria without giving him specific details and Nate encourages him to follow his heart. Nikki advises Ashland to give Victoria space so he moves into the Grand Phoenix until Victoria is ready to talk.

Nick tells Phyllis everything he found out about Ashland and Victoria’s reaction to the information. Phyllis advises Nick to make things right with Victoria.

Victoria tells Nikki everything Nick found out about Ashland that she feels Nick betrayed her. Nikki also thinks Victoria should make things right with Nick and let him come to the wedding.

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Days Short Recap Friday, October 1, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Doug told John that Marlena was trying to kill him. He didn’t believe that Marlena would try to kill him. He wanted to know if he wanted him to die too. Johnny talked to Chad and Abby about his movie. Chad was surprised that he wanted to focus on the possession storyline. He wanted them to think it over. The devil told Marlena how he was grateful that she let him back inside her. He recapped what happened the last time he possessed her. Doug continued to tell John that Marlena wanted him dead. John said that everything would be fine. He was going to get Kayla to give him something to calm him down. Doug didn’t want him to leave. The devil told Marlena that they had to get rid of Doug. He refused to be an outsider. He wanted her to let him back in because he refused to let her leave him. John ran into Julie and let him know about his conversation with Doug. He told her that Doug thinks Marlena’s trying to kill him.

Abby was reading Johnny’s script. Chad was surprised that she considered doing the movie. Marlena told the devil that she refused to let him back in her body. The devil reminded her about the good times they had together. The devil wanted to get rid of Doug. Ciara and Ben met with Allie and Tripp at a bar. Ciara talked to Allie about wanting to have a baby. She thought Ben didn’t want a child because he was afraid the baby would end up like him. Allie didn’t think the baby would end up like Ben. Ben talked to Tripp about whether he could pass his mental issues on to his children. Tripp said that it was possible that he could pass it on to his kids. Julie went to Doug’s room. She told him that he would be back his old self soon. The devil told Marlena that she couldn’t resist him. He said they could take care of Doug. She didn’t want to do it. The devil said he would take care of Doug with or without her. She told him not to hurt him. The devil said there was a way to get Doug out of the picture, but she had to back him up. He wanted her to decide between Doug and him. Allie suggested that Ciara and Ben adopt. Ciara didn’t think they could adopt because of Ben’s past. Allie suggested they go to a lawyer and could find a baby. Tripp told Ben that his baby could inherit his mental illness. Julie told Doug that he didn’t have a reason to be afraid. She said everyone loved him including Marlena. He said Marlena didn’t want to help him. Marlena’s eye turned yellow.

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Days Short Recap Thursday September 30, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

EJ was at the Pub and was making reservations on the phone. Lucas overheard him and thought he was making plans with Sami. EJ corrected him. They ended up arguing with each other. Roman stopped them from arguing. Lucas let EJ know that he was investing in Johnny’s movie. When Lucas left the pub, Roman told EJ that he was investing in Johnny’s movie too. EJ said Johnny’s place was at DiMera. Roman asked him if he realized how stupid he was. They got in an argument. EJ called Sami a tramp. Roman threatened to hit him. He apologized, but reminded him that Sami cheated. Roman said EJ wasn’t a perfect husband. He said him that he was pushing Johnny away. Johnny called John to see if Marlena was home. John told him that she was resting because she wasn’t feeling well. John told him they were passing on the movie. John said reliving the memories would be painful. Johnny said reliving the past could get rid of the demons. He said what happened to Marlena was terrible and needed to stay private. He told Johnny to leave the possession out of the story. When Johnny got off the phone, he said he was keeping it. Marlena dreamed that she was fighting internally with the devil over Doug. She screamed out in her sleep. John came in the room to comfort her. She said she had a nightmare that she couldn’t remember. She said it was about Doug. She said she was scared that she made Doug worse. John told her to listen to her sessions for answers.

Abby asked Johnny about his movie. She asked if Will included her affair with EJ in the script. Johnny said he would take it out of the movie. He said he was focusing on Marlena being possessed. While they were talking about the script, he said he wanted to use the people who were connected to the horror as actors. Johnny asked Abby to play Marlena. Abby was shocked that he wanted her to play Marlena. She hesitated because she had DID and knew what it was like to have someone take over your life. He wanted to know if she would play the role. Tripp met with Julie in the hospital. She said Doug didn’t sleep well. Tripp said that was common for people with dementia. She said her husband didn’t have dementia. She said Doug would get better if she kept praying for him. She asked Tripp if there was a scientific explanation for everything. Tripp said he did. John went to see Doug. John told Julie to get some rest. He said he would watch Doug. When Julie left, John talked to Doug about Marlena. When Doug woke up, he told John that Marlena tried to kill him. Marlena heard the devil talking through Doug on her sessions. When she wanted to hear the session again, it was garbled. She was shocked when she heard the devil speak. The devil asked if she needed to play the tape. The devil was hurt that she didn’t remember their reunion. The devil offered to remind her.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Moses takes Faith to the Top of the Tower restaurant where they have dinner in a private dining room where they have a view of the entire city.

Amanda worries when Imani takes Naya to the hospital because her heartbeat is accelerated.

Mariah gets upset with Tessa because she told Sharon she wants to have a baby.

Nick confronts Ashland and Victoria and tells them that he knows his real name is Bobby Terrance and he should tell Victoria the rest of the story. Ashland admits that he assumed the identity of his best friend Ashland Locke when Ashland died in a fiery car crash. Ashland (Bobby) explains that his best friend was driving fast down the highway because they were trying to leave town before his abusive father could find them and the car hit a tree and caught fire. Ashland (Bobby) was ejected from the car but the real Ashland was pinned to the car and Ashland (Bobby) picks up the real Ashland’s wallet and drops his wallet inside the car. The real Ashland was burned beyond recognition but Bobby’s father identified him because of a tattoo he had on his calf but nobody knew that the two friends had the same tattoo on their calves. Victoria tells Ashland she needs time to think because she is upset that he kept his past a secret from her. Victoria is angry with Nick because he continued to dig into Ashland’s past when he promised he wouldn’t do it anymore. Victoria is so upset with Nick that he isn’t invited to her wedding.

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Nikki tells Billy to stop trying to ruin Victoria’s wedding just because his ego is hurt that Victoria is marrying Ashland. Nikki tells Billy he is uninvited to the wedding and if he keeps digging into Ashland’s past he will find out Victor isn’t the only Newman who can be dangerous.

Phyllis and Jack share memories of the birth of Summer as well as their wedding. Phyllis is relieved that Nick will be going to Milan with them on the Abbott jet. Nick gets ready to talk to Ashland and Victoria about what he discovered about Ashland’s past.

Nate tells Elena that he is worried about Ashland because he doesn’t look well.

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Ava told Philip that he wasn’t going to help him take Gabi down. He said she told him when she overheard Gabi and Jake talking about him. Ava said Gabi was Rafe’s sister so she couldn’t help him. Philip said Rafe didn’t have to know. He asked if she was going to help him. Ava wanted to know if he wanted her to wear a wire. He said she could listen out for them talking again. She wanted to know what helping him would get her. Brady told EJ that he didn’t want him to be with Nicole. EJ thought he was jealous of him being with Nicole. Brady didn’t think she should be with EJ. He said he has been over Nicole. He just didn’t think she should be with EJ. Brady reminded him that he was still married to Sami. EJ reminded him that he was involved with his sister. Brady said he was single. He asked Nicole if she was really going to go out with EJ. Ava told Philip that Jake used to work for her family. She said there was paperwork on him that would get him in trouble. She said it could land him in jail. Philip wondered if Gabi would be willing to give up her life in order to save him. Gabi wanted Jake to have Ava bumped off. He asked if she was seriously asking him to have her killed. He said Ava’s family was dangerous. Gabi asked if he ever killed someone. Gwen and Xander tried to come up with a way to blackmail the judge. Xander thought the judge might have his price. He thought the judge might be willing to deal with prostitution. Gwen offered herself as bait. Xander didn’t want her to do that. Jack told Abby that Gwen was the one who knew Snyder. He said Snyder was blackmailing her. Abby wanted to know why he was blackmailing her. He said she used to be a prostitute.

Ava told Philip that she wasn’t going to help him until she got something out of the deal. Jake told Gabi that he didn’t kill anyone. She wanted to know what he did for the mob. He said he made money for them. He enforced people to pay the family. Xander didn’t want Gwen to offer herself as a prostitute. She said that the plan would work. Abby was shocked to hear that Gwen was a prostitute. Jack gave her the details about it. Abby blamed herself for why Snyder blackmailed her. Abby told Jack that she went to see Gwen. She said they were never going to be close, but she didn’t deserve to lose her baby. Jack wanted to know what happened. Ava wanted Philip to give her a job at Titan. He said that Victor wouldn’t hire her because he blamed her for his money laundering. She said that she had to run Gabi Chic if he wanted her help. He couldn’t risk her running the company into the ground. She said she could run her own business. He didn’t think he could convince the board and his father to let her do it. She said that she wouldn’t help him if he didn’t do what she wanted. He felt like she was blackmailing him again. She said it was a counteroffer. He agreed to her terms.

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