Y&R Short Recap Friday, July 30, 2021

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Rey returns home with Connor and Rey tells Sharon he has forgiven Chelsea for what she did to him.  Chelsea talks to Chloe via video call and tells her she has had a lot of time to think and she is ready to let go of all her anger toward Adam.

Phyllis tells Sally she won’t rest until she can prove that she and Tara forced Summer to leave town. Phyllis goes over what she suspects about Sally and Tara with Amanda. Amanda helps Phyllis remember that Summer heard about the job at Marquettee from Sally. Summer calls Angelina Msrquettee’s PR person and asks for Angelina’s cell phone number. Phyllis calls Angelina who tells her that she is so grateful to Eric Forrester for recommending Summer for the job. Angelina tells Phyllisthat she is in LA meeting with Eric right now. Phyllis tells Angelina that she is leaving for LA today and hopes to see her there. Kyle and Jack begin to suspect that Phyllis is right and Sally and Tara forced Summer out of town.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Devon and Amanda spend some romantic time together, they make love and talk about Amanda’s complicated family. Devon and Amanda drink wine and eat cheese and crackers as they talk. Devon and Amanda take a big step in their relationship and admit that they love each other.

Victoria persuades Ashland to let Tara be present when he tells Harrison that he is sick. The talk with Harrison goes well and Ashland feels happy and optimistic as he heads off to New York with Victoria to see a specialist about treatment options for his cancer.

Sally and Tara are questioned by Kyle and Jack about what they were discussing in the security video that Phyllis sent to Jack and Kyle. Sally and Tara both tell Kyle and Jack the same story that they are tired of Phyllis harassing them trying to prove they had something to do with Summer leaving town. Jack talks to Sally alone and she lies and says she never saw the text that Phyllis sent to Tara. Jack shows Sally the video and gives her one more chance to tell him the truth. Sally sticks to her story and Jack tells her he can’t date a woman he can’t trust.

Kyle sees Victoria at Crimson Lights and she assumes that Tara and Kyle are dating and advises Kyle to be careful around Tara. Kyle tells Victoria that he and Tara are only being co-parents to Harrison. Kyle arrives home and overhears Tara talking on the phone to Sally and telling her that everything should be okay with Kyle and Jack since they both told them the same story about Phyllis.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Abby talks to Devon because she continues to be worried about Mariah. Devon distracts Abby by telling her how well his relationship with Amanda is progressing. Abby tells Devon that Stitch is staying in town because he has been offered the job of chief of surgery at Memorial Hospital.

Tessa continues to worry about Mariah and she decides to turn on an app to track her phone. The app says that the phone has been blocked. Mariah awakens in a room with no windows, and tries to stay calm while she figures out a way to escape her mysterious captor.

Nate has a night out on the town with Elena to celebrate his new job as chief of surgery at Memorial Hospital. Phyllis sends a video of Tara and Sally arguing in the elevator of the Grand Phoenix to Kyle and Jack. Kyle and Jack wonder what the argument is about since the video doesn’t have any sound. Kyle sends a text message to Tara asking her to come home because he needs to talk to her.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Jack tells Sally that he wants to give their relationship another chance and he will call her with the details of their next date.

Kyle demands that Phyllis quit playing head games with Tara and leave her alone. Phyllis tells Kyle that she thinks Tara and Sally worked together to get Summer out of town, but she doesn’t have any proof yet. Phyllis assures Kyle that when she gets the proof he will be the first person to see it. Phyllis tells Kyle that Tara is taking advantage of his love for Harrison. Kyle doesn’t believe anything Phyllis tells him because he thinks its a story she made up because she can’t handle Summer being gone. Phyllis manages to grab Sally’s phone and send a message to Tara she needs to see her right away.

Summer admits to Nikki that it is hard for her to accept that Kyle is no longer a part of her life.

Billy and Victoria have a long talk where Victoria tells Billy that it hurts to think that Ashland is dying because she is in love with him. Billy tells Ashland and Victoria he will not publish a story about his situation. Tara and Ashland argue because he wants to talk to Harrison about his illness without her because he has to make his son understand he won’t be around much longer. Victoria tells Ashland she is in love with him so he decides to get treatment for his cancer and maybe he will get lucky and the treatment will work.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday July 26 2021

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Sharon accidentally said Adam’s name when she meant Rey. Faith noticed Sharon was rattled. Sharon rushed out of the coffeehouse, with an excuse about running errands. Moses and told Faith he was interested in looking into a career in music. Nate told Moses to give some thought to what he wanted to do and think of what he’d be giving up if he didn’t go into medicine. Faith thought Moses should do what made him happy. Phyllis and Billy discussed Sally and Tara. Phyllis was sure that Summer would come home to her family and the love of her life after Tara and Sally were exposed. Billy thought Summer might stay in Milan for her dream job. He wasn’t sure Kyle and Summer were the love of each other’s lives, but Phyllis was confident Summer would return to claim what was rightfully hers. Tara told Kyle that Phyllis didn’t like her and held her responsible for Summer leaving town. Kyle said it was no one’s fault Summer left, and he promised he’d be there to support Tara. Kyle wondered why Summer suddenly had a change in attitude and left town. Being left by Summer hurt, but he felt that she’d done what she had to do. Kyle invited Sharon over to ask how to approach Ashland’s illness with Harrison. Sharon didn’t think it was a good idea to exclude Ashland from the discussion with Harrison or to cut Ashland out of Harrison’s life. Kyle talked Tara into meeting Ashland to try and compromise. Since she wanted to meet Ashland alone, Kyle went and confronted Phyllis about what she was doing to Tara. Adam disappointed Chelsea when he told her that it was time for Connor to come home. He assured her she could spend as much time with Connor as she wanted once she returned to Genoa City. Rey would be coming home in a few days, and Adam wanted him to drive Connor home too. Chloe arrived for her first day at work at Newman Media. Since she didn’t trust Adam, things didn’t go smoothly at first, but they reached an understanding. Adam ran into Sharon. Referencing their talk the other day, she told him not to try and rope her into talking about their history, because it was in the past. She said she felt pulled toward Rey, not Adam. Adam and Sharon seemed affected by their chance encounter. Ashland told Victoria that he still thought the merger was a great idea. She tried to talk him into treatment, but she couldn’t get through to him. Tara and Ashland met, and she told him she was willing to discuss talking to Harrison about the cancer as a team. Ashland felt he and Tara stopped being a team when she went for full custody. Billy overheard Victoria asking Nate about experimental treatments for people with lung cancer.

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Y&R Short Recap Friday, July 23, 2021

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Moses finally tells Devon that he is considering some other career options besides medicine.

Lily spends some time with Johnny since he has a tummy ache and he asks her to stay home with him rather than go to work.

Sharon is rattled when Adam tells her that she was attracted to him because he was, a bad boy. Adam is rattled when Victoria tells him not to underestimate her because she is the one he should fear the most. Adam remembers that those are the words that Victoria said to him in the dream he had after the kidney transplant.

Ashland wants Victoria to go with him on a trip to New York. Victoria returns home from her errands and finds Ashland passed out on the couch. Ashland tells her its an anxiety attack…he has them when he is under a lot of pressure. Victoria wonders if the merger caused his anxiety and she thinks the merger may have been a bad idea.

Naya recants her confession of Richard’s murder but refuses to help Michael with the investigation he is opening about Sutton.

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B&B Short Recap Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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After the magazine mistakenly names Brooke as Ridge’s co-CEO, he’s worried that Steffy will be upset. Brooke wonders if perhaps she could be his co-CEO instead of Steffy. Ridge wonders what she means, so she suggests that she step in until Steffy is back full time. At Carter’s place, he and Quinn keep trying to say goodbye to each other, but they can’t. They keep having sex instead. Meanwhile, Eric wonders why Carter hasn’t come into the office again so he can get started on his divorce. He calls Carter with a video chat. Quinn jumps out of the way just in time so that Eric can’t see her, but Ridge sees that there’s a dress on the sofa behind Carter. Carter tells Eric that he’s been working out but that he’ll be in the office soon. Quinn feels bad that she’s risking Carter’s job and ruining his life, but he insists that she’s not.

Paris visits Steffy to talk about the Forrester Foundation. Things are in a bit of disarray because of the baby. Paris brought them some fish tacos, which they’re very grateful for. Paris suggests that Finn serve on the Foundation’s advisory committee (because of his history treating addiction). Steffy and Finn like the idea. When the baby cries, Paris rocks him and sings him a lullaby until he goes back to sleep. They’re impressed with everything Paris has done.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, July 22, 2021

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Moses arranges for Faith to meet her favorite band Tiger Lily who is in town to do a benefit for New Hope. Faith is thrilled to meet her favorite band and touched that Moses arranged this surprise for her.

Abby, Nina, and Tessa continue to worry about Mariah since she hasn’t called them and turned off the location feature on her phone. Stitch offers to help find Mariah if that will help the ladies feel better. Stitch tells Abby and the ladies he is the new Chief of Surgery at Memorial Hospital. Abby helps Stitch find a furnished apartment before he heads back to Iowa to pack his things and move back to Genoa City.

Amanda and Imani play the recording of Sutton’s confession and Michael says he needs Naya to recant her confession. Michael puts out a warrant to arrest Sutton. Amanda offers Imani a job at the law firm she plans to open after Imani passes the bar exam.
Imani continues to flirt with Nate despite the fact that he is with Elena.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, July 22, 2021

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Ben talked to Claire about how he was going to stop Ciara’s wedding. Claire didn’t want to see Theo get hurt once Ciara got her memory back. Ciara wanted to get married despite the setbacks that kept happening to the wedding. Philip told Nicole that Sami was responsible for her marriage being ruined. She knew she it was a party that she was behind. Philip gave her a chance to pay her back for what she did. Lucas was at the DiMera mansion to see Sami. He thought about how he found the letter. Sami wondered why he was there. He wanted to talk about what happened at Eric and Nicole’s anniversary party. Lucas couldn’t believe what she did to Nicole. She tried to deny it, but he knew what she did. He said he was choking on her hypocrisy because she did the same thing to EJ. He wanted to know how she would react if someone did the same thing to her. He admitted that he almost told EJ what they did. Nicole read the letter Kristen wrote. She realized that Sami did cheat on EJ. Philip told Nicole that Lucas fell in love with Sami. She wondered why Philip didn’t give the letter to Lucas. Belle insulted Sami to EJ. EJ tried to defend her, but Belle said she was still the same person. She didn’t care about destroying Eric. She told him how Sami was the one who got Jan out of the hospital to win Henry. EJ wanted to get back to business. She still couldn’t believe that EJ couldn’t see Sami for the person she was. Theo wondered what was wrong with his wedding since people kept backing out of it. He felt like Ciara would fall apart if something happened to the wedding.

Ciara told Allie that she didn’t want to hear about her last wedding. She promised not to say anything about it. Ben went over his plan to take Ciara from the wedding. Claire told him that it was a dangerous plan. He reminded her that her grandfather did the same thing. She reminded him that she wasn’t allowed at the wedding. Lucas told Sami he loved her. She told him not to do this because she was with EJ. Lucas said he loved her, which was why he didn’t tell EJ the truth. He said he didn’t understand why she loved EJ so much after the way he treated her. He said he wouldn’t tell the secret because he loved her. She thanked him for being willing to keep the secret. She said she was sorry for dragging him into this. He said he wasn’t because he loved her. Nicole went to see EJ. He didn’t want to hear what she had to say. He said he didn’t want to hear what she had to say about Sami. He said it was her own fault that she was exposed. Nicole asked him what he thought about what Sami did. She asked if he thought it was okay for Sami to play God with someone else’s life. He said it wasn’t Sami’s fault that Xander wanted to brag about his conquest. Nicole told him his sister wrote him a letter. EJ read the letter. Nicole told him that he got to read it in private. She said that Sami made sure Eric found out in a public place. Allie agreed to help Ben. Claire told Ben that people would look for Ciara if she weren’t at the church. She had an idea to have them think she was marrying Theo. Lucas told Sami he would be there for her if something went wrong with EJ. EJ was livid at the idea of Sami being with Lucas.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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Ben had a dream about his wedding to Ciara. He looked at the wedding picture when someone was knocking on the door. He thought it was Ciara. It turned out to be Allie. She said she tried to talk Ciara out of getting married, but it didn’t work. She said she thought she might have gotten through to her about her love of Ben. He said he had to do something before it was too late.

Claire saw Ciara at her house getting ready for the wedding. Claire tried to talk Ciara out of getting married. While Claire was talking to her, Ciara slapped her. Claire hit her with a bouquet. Shawn broke up the fight. He told Claire to leave. Claire said it was her house. Ciara said it was her mother’s house. She asked where Hope was. He said Hope’s plane had mechanical problems and had to turn back around. He said Hope wanted her to go through with the ceremony. Claire said Ciara was only marrying Theo because she was afraid of remembering her love for Ben. She called her a coward. Shawn tried to convince Ciara not to marry Theo. He said it was too fast. When she got emotional, he stopped talking. He apologized to her. She said she wished Hope was there. Julie showed up and told them Doug was hurt and needed surgery. She said they were going to miss the wedding. She gave Ciara the gift before she left. Ciara thought the wedding was getting off to a great start. He wondered if this was a sign telling her not to get married. She said she didn’t believe in signs like that anymore. She said she was going to marry Theo. Claire went to see Ben. She told him about the fight she had with Ciara. She said he was better off without Ciara. He said he was never giving up on Ciara. He said he was determined to stop her from marrying Theo. He said he had a plan. He said he was going to kidnap her before she married Theo. Claire said it was just like what Bo did with Hope. Claire questioned whether it was a good idea.

 

 

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GH Short Recap Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Anna and Valentin, still interrogating Peter’s helicopter pilot in New York, learn that there was a man on the roof with Peter. They wonder who it could be and why he was there. Meanwhile, back in Port Charles, Finn and Elizabeth watch Violet’s T-ball game while worrying about how they’re going to get rid of Peter’s dead body. At the Metro Court pool, Spencer catches up briefly with Cam and Josslyn. Trina “meets” Spencer and is furious that he’s been telling her that he’s “Victor.” He begs her not to tell anyone that he’s been lurking around town for weeks.

At the PCPD, Alexis and Shaun phone TJ and Molly to tell them to enjoy their night out of celebrating. Thanks to Laura’s intervention with the governor, Shaun is freed and Alexis gets to go to a much nicer prison, Spring Ridge. TJ and Molly fill Nikolas in at the Metro Court about what’s been going on with Alexis. He’s not pleased to hear that Shawn might get out. Later, Shaun comes by to surprise TJ and says he’s determined to find out who really tried to kill Hayden.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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Moses asks Lily for advice on how to show Faith he is interested in her and still respect her wishes to take things slowly. Lily advises that he give Faith surprises to show her that he is interested in her and will wait until she is ready to have a serious relationship.

Victor congratulates Victoria on the merger and she tells him that Ashland is living with her. Victor worries that Victoria will be hurt when Ashland dies but Victoria assures him she knows what she is doing and she won’t be hurt.

Kyle tells Sally he knows that she went to Los Angeles just before Summer got her job offer. Sally later tells Tara that Kyle is starting to suspect about Summer’s sudden job offer and if one of them goes down for the scheme the other will go down too. Phyllis overhears their conversation and is happy she has figured out their connection but she needs solid proof. Phyllis continues to act like she is Sally and Tara’s friend so they can trust her enough to slip up and admit what they did to Summer.

Billy and Victoria have a long talk and Billy realizes that Victoria loves Ashland and he feels badly that Victoria doesn’t have much time left with Ashland. Nikki manages to persuade Victor that Victoria knows what she is doing with Ashland and all she wants is to be happy with him for the time he has left. Ashland has another shortness of breath episode while he argues with Tara about Harrison’s custody.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Abby, Sharon, and Tessa all get text messages from Mariah telling them she needed a break after her business meetings. Mariah promises she will be back before her next doctor’s appointment. Tessa still wonders why Mariah is only sending them text messages instead of calling them.

Adam and Sharon have a long talk where he tells Sharon that Chelsea faked her mental illness so she wouldn’t go to jail. Adam also tells Sharon that he misses her. Sharon tells Adam that he is just saying that because he is lonely right now. Sharon tells Adam that she has to get home to Faith so Adam heads home and Sharon closes Crimson lights and heads home.

Victor tells Sutton that he has a letter from Amanda’s father Richard that could keep him from going to jail for his murder. Victor tells Sutton that he will give him the letter in exchange for doing him a favor in the future. Victor gives Sutton time to think and tells him to give him an answer by the end of the day.

Amanda and Imani are busy looking for Naya who it appears has packed her things and jumped bail. Sutton speaks to Amanda and Imani because he is worried Naya is missing. Amanda makes it clear to Sutton that she will prove he ordered her father be killed.

Sutton goes to the Newman Ranch to tell Victor to give him the letter in exchange for a favor in the future. Victor tells Sutton that he won’t give him the letter because he doesn’t like a man who has turned his back on his family. Sutton pleads with Victor to give him the letter and explains to Victor he had Richard killed because his family’s reputation would be ruined if people found out Naya was pregnant with twins from a man who wasn’t from her same social class. Amanda and Imani come out of their hiding place in the next room and Amanda tells Sutton that they recorded his confession. Amanda also tells Sutton Richard never wrote Victor a letter implicating him as his killer.

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Days Short Recap Monday, July 19, 2021

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Xander told Eric that Nicole cheated on him. Eric said he was lying. He wanted Xander to leave the pub. Xander told Eric that he left Nicole alone for too long. Xander said he was the one Nicole slept with. He said she loved every minute of it. Eric didn’t believe him so Xander gave details about what happened. He looked at Sami to back what he was saying. Eric asked Sami to confirm what Xander was saying. Sami said she saw Xander and Nicole going to the Salem Inn. Sami said she was trying to get information before telling him the truth. Nicole said that wasn’t true. She said she got her own room. Brady tried to say that Nicole’s room being a corporate expense. Xander told Eric that Nicole enjoyed their night together. Eric ended up hitting him. Roman and John threw Xander out of the pub. Before Xander left, he said Nicole gave him a job to keep him quiet. Brady and Chloe were disgusted at the idea of Nicole sleeping with Xander. Brady thought about Nicole confessing to sleeping with Xander.

Brady told Chloe that he wasn’t going to let Xander get away with ruining Nicole’s marriage. He went after Xander. Marlena said the look on Nicole’s face proved that Xander was telling the truth about the affair. Eric asked Nicole why she hired Xander. Chloe interrupted to defend Nicole. Sami wanted Nicole to tell Eric the whole story. Marlena told Sami to stay out of it. Eric wanted Nicole to tell him the truth. She apologized to him. He walked out. Marlena and Roman followed him. Chloe comforted Nicole. When Sami wanted to leave the pub with EJ, Nicole stopped her. Sami and Nicole argued with each other. Sami reminded Nicole about not committing adultery. Nicole told her she didn’t have the right to judge her. Nicole walked out of the pub. Belle told John that she thought Sami set everything up. Eric broke down in tears when he went home. Roman and Marlena showed up to comfort Eric. They said Eric and Nicole’s love could get them through anything. Eric said it wouldn’t this time. He asked then to leave so he could be alone. He picked up his wedding picture and threw it across the room. Nicole showed up crying. Brady went to see Xander at the Horton House. Brady asked him what he got out of humiliating Nicole. Brady told him he didn’t have a job anymore. Brady noticed the briefcase of money. He wanted to know who paid him off. Xander said it wasn’t his business. Chloe showed up. Xander left the room. Brady told her someone paid Xander off to expose Nicole. They thought Sami did it. EJ asked Sami what Nicole meant at the pub. He said it sounded like an accusation. He asked what sin she committed.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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EJ questioned Sami about Nicole’s humiliation. He thought it was strange that Nicole talked about Sami not being someone to judge her. Sami didn’t take the bait and say anything about herself. He kept asking her how Nicole was exposed in front of a room full of people. He also wondered how Sami managed not to say anything about what happened to Eric. She said she didn’t want to hurt Eric. Nicole tried to talk to Eric about being with Xander. He was ready to go, but she told him about leaving town for so long. He didn’t think she should have been with Xander when she hated him the same way he did. She knew that and wanted to talk about what happened as man and wife. Theo asked Chad to be his best man. Ciara asked Allie to be her maid of honor. She told her about how great Theo was and that she loved him. Claire told Ben that Ciara and Theo were getting married. Eric told Nicole that they did talk and made a decision. She reminded him how they agreed to help his niece. He said she agreed to do it. She told him how she didn’t expect to be alone. He didn’t think that justified what she did. He said that if things were bad she should have told him. She told him that she tried to tell him. She was going to send an email. Philip said that Lucas should get Nicole to give EJ the letter from Kristen. He told Lucas that Sami would never forgive him if he gave the letter to EJ.

EJ was surprised that Sami didn’t say anything after Xander told what happened. Sami didn’t feel the need to say anything. He thought something else was at play. He wanted to know what she wasn’t telling him. She said she was ready to confess. Sami admitted that she paid Xander to admit to what happened with Xander. EJ loved it and couldn’t believe she did it. She said she didn’t enjoy it, but she thought Eric needed to know the truth. Eric and Nicole continued to talk about what she did. Eric blamed himself for what happened. Ben couldn’t believe that Ciara would marry Theo on their anniversary. Claire said she didn’t know about it. Ben told her that he told her it was their wedding date. Allie asked Ciara if she wanted to hurt Ben by getting married on their anniversary. Ciara said she wanted to remember it as the day she married her best friend. She didn’t want it to be remembered as the day she married a serial killer. Chad thought he and Theo might be rushing into getting married. Theo said Ciara wanted to get married on her anniversary. Allie continued to talk to Ciara about Ben changing. Ciara heard all of it before. Allie told her how she and Ben were in love. Philip wanted Lucas to go to Nicole and give her the letter. Lucas loved Sami too much to do that to her. He threw the letter in the garbage. Allie talked to Ciara about the wedding, but she didn’t want to hear it.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday, July 19 2021

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Billy asked Lily if she was okay with the kids staying with them nearly full time, and she said yes. He had concerns about Ashland moving in with Victoria and how it’d impact her and the kids. Lily thought that Victoria was a good mom and that they could all work together to make sure the kids were okay. Victoria introduced Ashland to Katie and Johnny and explained that he’d be living with them. She told them they’d be staying at their father’s more often. The meeting went smoothly. Ashland had trouble breathing, and he asked if Victoria had changed her mind about the arrangement. She assured him she hadn’t. Ashland’s attack had been more painful and constricted than usual. Billy asked Ashland why he’d put Victoria through watching him die. Ashland would not admit he was dying. Victoria told Billy that she and Ashland wanted to go through this together and make each other happy in the meantime. Ashland swore he wasn’t taking advantage. Billy was sorry for Ashland and glad Victoria was getting some happiness. Kyle told Jack that Harrison got scared of the way Ashland acted at the park, and Tara was thinking about restricting his contact with Harrison. Jack was sympathetic to Ashland because he was going through a lot, and he was just trying to protect Harrison. Kyle’s goal was to do what was best for Harrison. Jack was sure Kyle would make the right decision. Tara eavesdropped. Tara claimed Harrison woke up crying about what happened at the park. Kyle wasn’t sure what the right move was regarding Ashland. Jack asked Sally on a date, and she accepted. Phyllis found out, and she told Jack she wouldn’t intervene in his life anymore. He wanted her to stop intervening in everyone’s lives, because people had enough problems without anyone adding to it.

Amanda told Devon that she’d been burned so many times she didn’t completely trust that Victor would help her with Sutton. She thought she did trust Victor, but she wasn’t sure she trusted herself to judge people’s character anymore. Devon and Lily met and talked about their lives. Billy and Lily agreed that Victoria and Ashland deserved happiness. Victor met with Sutton. He claimed he found an old letter Richard wrote to him, in which he’d said that Sutton had threatened him to drop the search for his baby. Victor offered to give the letter to Sutton for a price. Phyllis played nice with Tara and mentioned that Summer and Kyle would reunite soon. Tara said Kyle was bonding with Harrison, and he’d accepted Summer’s departure. Phyllis was shocked when Tara mentioned that she was thinking of seeking full custody of Harrison. Tara said she and Phyllis were protective mothers who weren’t that different from each other. Phyllis told Amanda that she and Billy were working together to figure out what happened between Tara and Sally. Amanda said if Phyllis ran Tara out of town, and Kyle didn’t have a custody agreement in place, he could lose his son. Phyllis dismissed that, as she knew Jack and Kyle would fight it. She vowed to take Tara down. Amanda told Phyllis that she was working with Victor to take Sutton down. Phyllis told Sally that she wasn’t going to interfere in her relationship with Jack. Lauren met with Tara. They talked about Phyllis, and Tara said she and Phyllis were becoming friends. Tara told Kyle she made a decision. As Ashland and Victoria celebrated their new living arrangement, he got a call from his lawyer saying that Tara filed for full custody of Harrison. Sally and Jack went on their date at Society, and Phyllis peeked in the window at them.

 

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Days Short Recap Friday, July 16, 2021

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Nicole asked Eric if he was staying in Salem. He said he had to leave but only for a few weeks. He said he would be home for good. Philip and Lucas talked about Lucas getting EJ Kristen’s letter. Lucas said he needed to find someone who wouldn’t mind sticking it to EJ. Roman wanted to know who they were talking about. Lucas and Philip said they were talking about Jake. Roman talked to Lucas and Philip about Kate and Jake. Roman told them he was throwing a party for Eric and Nicole. He said it was family only. Lucas and Philip were about to leave when Chloe and Brady came in. Chloe asked Philip to stay for the party. Belle went to see EJ. She told him she went over Chad’s contract with him. EJ said there was tension between him and Chad. She said she could relate to that. He talked to her about his marriage to Sami. He told her he and Sami reconnected. She was happy to hear that. Sami went to the interrogation room to see Xander. She told him she didn’t want him to record the confession. She wanted him to blow up Eric and Nicole’s marriage live. He said he was in jail. He said he would be out tomorrow. She said tomorrow would be too late.

Sami told Xander the plan to expose the affair. He wanted to tell Eric privately so everyone wouldn’t hate him and he didn’t get fired. He said he needed a job. She yelled at him until EJ called her about the party. When Sami got off the phone, Xander said he wanted all of the money up front. She gave him the suitcase. EJ went to the party. He saw Lucas at the party. EJ told Lucas that he knew he and Sami got close. EJ said Allie was doing better now so there was no reason for him to be around Sami. EJ wanted to know what Lucas wanted to tell him the other day. Sami came in before Lucas could answer. Lucas walked away. EJ said Lucas had something to give him but he never gave it. Eric and Nicole arrived at the party. Brady and Philip argued with each other. Nicole and Sami argued with each other. People made toasts at the party. Sami kept looking at EJ’s watch. He wondered if she was looking for someone. While Nicole and Eric were making speeches, Xander showed up. Xander said Nicole was having sex behind Eric’s back.

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Eli told Gwen that Julie saw Dr. Snyder on the couch with Xander. Gwen lied and said the man was Xander’s friend who looked like Snyder. She told him to go to Xander if he had any questions. Sami went to Xander and offered him a million dollars to admit that he had an affair with Nicole. He didn’t want to do it at first, but he was willing to do it if she threw in her necklace. Gwen came in and told Xander that the police were on to them. He told Sami to forget about the necklace. He would take the money. He said he would sing like a canary. When Sami left, Gwen told Xander it was only a matter of time before the police came for him. Eli showed up and asked Xander for the name and number of the friend who was drunk on the couch. Xander asked why he was investigating the case when Snyder died of natural causes. Eli said that information wasn’t released to the public yet. Eli continued to ask him questions.

Sami went to the Horton house to give Xander the money. Gwen told her he was arrested. Eli cuffed Xander in the interrogation room. Eli wanted him to tell him everything he knew about Snyder. Lucas went to EJ’s office. When Lucas was about to show him Kristen’s letter, Kate showed up. She thought he was there to judge her about her job since he was still upset about her pretending to be blind. She wanted him to leave, but EJ wanted him to stay. Lucas ended up leaving. EJ asked Kate if she thought Lucas was falling for Sami. Kate thought it was possible since he did it before. EJ said Lucas was going to have to accept the fact that he was back in Salem for good and has reconnected with Sami. Lucas ran into Philip at the pub. Philip told him he and Chloe were back together. Lucas was happy for him. Philip asked why he lied about having a brain tumor. Lucas told him what happened with Sami. He pulled out Kristen’s letter. He said he shouldn’t show it to EJ because Sami wouldn’t forgive him. Philip told him to fight dirty to get Sami. Philip told him to give EJ the letter but make sure EJ didn’t know it came from him.

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 Lucas wondered why Nicole wanted to find Kristen. She told him she wanted to prove that he and Sami had an affair. She said Theo couldn’t get Kristen’s number, but she would find another way to prove it. Nicole walked away. Brady told Xander that he knows he blackmailed Nicole into giving him a job. They argued until Nicole showed up. Xander told Nicole to shut Brady up before he left. Nicole and Brady talked about her marriage. She didn’t know if she had a marriage to save. She said it was her anniversary. He told her to take the day off. When Nicole went home, she saw flowers in a vase. She read the note on the table. Eric came out and told her happy anniversary. She was happy to see him.

Lucas called Sami and asked if she found Kristen’s letter. She told him Gabi and Jake read it, but she burned it. She said EJ would never know the truth. Lucas said he wasn’t sure about that. He said Nicole was determined to expose their affair. Sami told Lucas that things were good with EJ. She said she couldn’t let Nicole expose her affair. She hung up the phone. Lucas looked at the letter and said EJ might not find out the truth from Nicole. Lucas wanted to meet with EJ at his office. Sami went to the Horton house to meet Xander. She wanted to know the truth about him and Nicole. Jake and Gabi talked about Kristen’s letter. Jake wanted to use it, but Gabi thought they did the right thing. He said he needed something to take down EJ. She said she could help him with that. She said she would convince Philip to hire him. She said when Philip messed up, she would take over as CEO. She said she would take down DiMera. Jake loved the idea.

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Faith tells Moses she wants to take their relationship slowly for now, so they agree to be good friends.

Amanda can’t find any information about Sutton so she asks Lily for help but Lily says she doesn’t have any reporters that have connections that go far back enough to find information about Sutton. Lily advises Amanda to ask Victor to help her.

Billy asks for Phyllis to help him find out what the connection is between Sally and Tara and he tells Phyllis that he saw them talking at the park but he couldn’t hear their conversation. Phyllis is happy that Billy has the same suspicions about Sally and Tara and she is more than happy to help Billy find out what Sally and Tara are hiding from everyone. Phyllis has a talk with Tara and later sends a text to Billy telling him they need to talk.

Abby, Sharon, and Tessa are very worried about Mariah because she has only sent them texts saying that she set up some exploratory meetings for work because she needed to get away for a few days. Stitch tells Sharon he was about to return home to Iowa when he was offered a job at Memorial and decided to stay in town for an interview. Sharon tells Stitch that she, Abby, and Tessa are worried about Mariah so after Stitch talks to Sharon he heads over to the Chancellor mansion to offer his support to Abby.

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Victoria asks Ashland to move in with her and admits to him she is falling in love with him. Ashland tells Victoria that he shouldn’t have let their relationship go so far and he must go back to New York. Ashland and Victoria announce the merger of their two companies via a live c stream. Ashland also announces that he is ill but he doesn’t mention he has cancer.

Victor thinks Adam has lost his killer instinct, but Adam tells Victor he thinks Victoria won’t be able to handle the details of the merger and he will be ready to take Locke Communications once the deal falls apart. Billy tells Jack that he thinks Victoria is in love with Ashland and she will be hurt if he dies.

Sally asks Tara to meet her at the park. Sally asks Tara if she leaked the video that she took at the park. Tara admits to Sally that she sent a copy of the video to herself before she erased the video from Sally’s phone. Sally doesn’t appreciate being lied to by Tara and being put in an awkward position. Sally storms off and Tara leaves smiling because her plan worked but the ladies are unaware that Billy overheard their conversation.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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Abe went to see John and Marlena. He told them what happened to him because of Paulina. He said people weren’t happy with him now because of Paulina and her plans for the Town Square. John and Marlena said it wasn’t his fault. Abe blamed himself. He said he’s mayor and he went to bat for her. Marlena asked if there was a way to stop it. Abe said Paulina did everything legally. Marlena asked if Paulina wanted to work things out. Abe said it was over. Paulina went to see Lani. Lani slammed the door on her. Paulina kept nagging Lani until she let her in. Paulina wanted to talk to Chanel, but Lani told her she wasn’t there. Paulina sent her a text. Lani told her all of the things she did wrong. Paulina begged Lani not to turn her back on her. Lani told her to leave. Allie asked Chanel about the kiss. Chanel said she was starting to have feelings for her beyond friendship. Allie said she felt the same way. She said she thought about her all the time. Allie said she was confused. Chanel said Allie and Tripp weren’t serious so they should see where things go between them.

Tripp showed up at Allie’s apartment. Chanel went for a walk so Allie and Tripp could talk. Allie told Tripp that she and Chanel kissed again. She said this time it was mutual. He asked where that left them. She said she wasn’t breaking up with him. She said she was confused, but he was the one she wanted. He said he wanted her to be happy. He said he cared about her. She said she cared about him. They kissed each other. Chanel ran into Paulina at the Square. Paulina said she would carve out a spot for a bakery. Chanel said she wanted nothing to do with her. Abe showed up in the Square. Chanel walked off. Paulina said she would do whatever it takes to make up for what she did. Abe told her to stop the demolition. When she didn’t answer, Abe said that was what he thought. He walked away. Julie went to the police station. She told Eli that Xander and Gwen killed Snyder. Eli said Snyder died of natural causes. Julie asked how he ended up in a lake with his clothes on. She asked about Gwen’s lie about the last time she saw him. Eli agreed to question Gwen.

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Moses and Faith have a fun day together riding horses at the ranch. Moses asks Faith where she thinks their relationship is going and she tells him they are best friends. Faith later tells Nikki what happened with Moses and admits that she froze and didn’t know what to say to Moses. Nikki tells Faith that she will have another chance to tell Moses how she feels about him. Moses tells Nate and Elena about what happened with Faith and Elena tells Moses maybe Faith got scared about taking the next step in their relationship but he shouldn’t give up on her he should just wait until she is ready to take the next step in their relationship.

Sutton talks to Amanda and Imani about the strategy to defend their mother Naya in court. Amanda doesn’t tell Sutton anything about the defense strategy and says that if they need his help they will let him know.

Iman I continues to flirt with Nate although she knows Elena is his girlfriend. An anonymous video is sent to all the media outlets in town that shows when Ashland had a shortness of breath episode in the park in front of Harrison. Billy and Lily have a long discussion about whether they should post the video on their website. Billy and Lily decide not to post the video because the more interesting story is finding out the identity of the person who took the video.

Sharon is happy that she got a text from Mariah saying that she is sorry she worried everyone, but her phone died and she just saw all the messages when she charged her phone. Ashland tells Victoria that the deal to merge their two companies is done and now they can make the announcement to the public.

Michael assigns Rey to guard Chelsea while she is taking care of her mother in Minnesota. Sharon isn’t happy that Rey is going with Chelsea. Victor is upset with Adam because Adam is letting Connor go with Chelsea to Minnesota. Victor assigns a member of his security team to go with Chelsea, Connor, and Rey to Minnesota and keep him updated with everything that happens with them.

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Kyle told Tara that no one wanted her and Harrison to move anytime soon. She didn’t want to go now either, because at a time like this, their son needed family. Kyle and Tara talked about trying to move on after their relationships failed, and they decided to have a picnic with Harrison in the park as a distraction. Victoria was happy that the merger was almost official. Ashland learned that Nikki knew about the merger. He spoke highly of Nikki, who told him that flattery didn’t work on her. Ashland was in a good mood when he got a text from Tara inviting him to spend time with Harrison. Nikki was worried about Victoria deeply bonding with a man who didn’t have much time left. Victoria said she had it under control. Victoria fantasized about Ashland deciding to treat his cancer so he could run the company with her. Sally told Jack about something good that happened to her at work, and she asked him to join her for a drink. He got invited to the picnic, and when Sally asked if she could walk over with him, he agreed. Kyle asked Jack about Sally. Jack said he was just keeping himself open to happiness. Tara asked Sally to record her playing with Harrison. Ashland showed up for his visit with Harrison, but Tara said it was supposed to be tomorrow. Ashland started having trouble breathing, and he snapped at Tara when she tried to help him. He ordered them to get Harrison away from him. Kyle took Harrison out of the area. After Ashland left, Tara learned that Sally had gotten it all on video. Tara secretly texted herself a copy of the video, then she deleted it from Sally’s phone. She told Sally not to tell anyone about what happened today. Ashland took his bad day out on Victoria until she told him she wouldn’t put up with it. She told him they were in this together, and he apologized ot her.

Victor pulled some strings and got Chelsea a convalescent release from the hospital. She’d be allowed to go care for her mother, but she’d need a police escort. Adam wouldn’t let Chelsea take Connor to see his grandmother out of state. Victor didn’t agree with Adam letting Chelsea see Connor. Connor felt it was good for Chelsea and Connor to be together. Victor urged Adam to keep his guard up because Chelsea and her mother were two of the most devious women around. Abby called Sharon to see if she’d heard from Mariah. Sharon hadn’t heard anything, and she thought it was strange that Mariah left town without telling anyone. Chelsea apologized to Sharon and Rey. Chelsea felt that Adam loved Sharon more than he’d ever loved Chelsea, though she felt the love was one-sided and pathetic. Chelsea said that Adam and Victor were controlling her access to Connor. Sharon convinced Adam to let Chelsea take Connor with her. Just after Adam told Chelsea the news, Victor showed up and said he wouldn’t let Connor go on the trip.

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Ben and Ciara wanted to go to Justin for their situation. Ciara wanted him to get another lawyer, but Ben wanted her to get another lawyer. Ben tried to convince her not to divorce him. Justin also tried to convince her that she believed in him too. Bonnie asked Kayla to be her matron of honor. Jack talked to Steve about what’s going on with Gwen. He wanted to get his help investigating what she’s keeping from him concerning Dr. Snyder. Steve thought he knew something already about them. Theo went to see Chad and told him about getting married. He was excited for him. Theo told him about Ciara’s situation and he thought he was doing the right thing. Ciara continued to tell Ben about being a killer and how she wanted to marry Theo. Justin was surprised that she wanted to marry Theo. Ben thought Justin didn’t think she should marry Theo. Justin didn’t have a problem with it. Ciara said Theo was a good man and didn’t go to jail for murder like he did. Steve told Jack about the missing pills from the hospital. Jack wanted to know if he was accusing Gwen of being a drug dealer.

Xander and Julie argued after she caught him making out with Gwen. She felt like they were ruining her grandparents’ memory. He felt like they were invited in the house and she should be more hospitable. She told them to go somewhere more private. Chad noticed that Theo didn’t seem happy about marrying Ciara. He said he thought about what he told him. He talked to Chad about Ben trying to get Ciara to remember him. He continued to tell Chad about Ben’s actions. Chad hoped Ciara never got her memory back. Ciara and Ben argued over whether he would represent them. Ben thought Justin wouldn’t represent her because he knew the divorce was a mistake. They wanted to know what he was going to do. Bonnie felt that Kayla being in her wedding would make people see that her relationship with Justin was real. Justin decided not to represent Ciara or Ben.

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