Daytime Soap Opera Short Recaps
Recap written by Suzanne
Harmony visits Phyllis, who tells her about Nina’s past. She asks her to speak with Willow on Nina’s behalf, since she’s no danger to Wiley. She mentions that Harmony had a way with people, including Nina’s mother, Madeline. Harmony pretends not to remember Madeline and that she didn’t know she was Nina’s mother. She suddenly thinks that Nina and Phyllis are trying to blackmail her into doing what they want.
TJ and Molly cooked dinner for Alexis to thank her for letting them stay with her. Molly is not happy to hear that Harmony will be staying with Alexis after they leave and is shocked that Alexis invited her for dinner. TJ mentions that Shawn asked them to watch out for Harmony, whom he doesn’t trust. Harmony arrives, using the keys Alexis gave her. After dinner, Harmony tries to give them some time alone, but they insist she stay. Harmony tells them that she’s glad Shawn wants them to spy on her. Later, she spills coffee and runs out of the room. She brings back cleaner for the rug.
Nina looks for Liesl at the Metro Court but finds Scotty instead. She’s still annoyed with him for putting Willow on the stand, even though it kept her out of jail. They have drinks together and chat about trying to sue for visitation. He doesn’t think that will work out for her, but he’s more interested in what secrets she’s keeping about Willow. Nina is livid to find that Aunt Liesl isn’t showing up and wanted her to talk to Scott. Scott thinks that her secret is that she’s crazy about Sonny, and he wonders what all the women see in him. He advises her to run while she can. They argue about Sonny. Scotty tells her that she can’t have both Sonny and Wiley. She has to choose. She thanks him for his advice and asks Phyllis about how it went with Harmony, but Phyllis informs her that it didn’t go well.
Trina answers Jordan’s questions at the police station while Joss waits for her friend. Trina gets out her purse so she can show her phone to Jordan. However, she finds two in her bag that look exactly the same.
Curtis wants to know why Marshall is so hostile to Sonny. Marshall is worried that mobsters will try to take over Curtis’ club and get him involved in illegal activities. Curtis lets him know that Sonny did them favors in the past, so he doesn’t think he has to worry about him. He still thinks Marshall is hiding something. Curtis gets a call from Jordan; she tells him in a circumspect way about Trina being at the police station.
At the Metro Court, Esme asks Nikolas if she could stay with him, since she has nowhere else to go. He tells her that she can’t stay there, since she and Spencer have broken up. It puts him in a weird position. Esme turns on the “poor little me” act. Nikolas agrees to put her up in the room above Kelly’s until she can find a place. He assures her that he’ll check on her, so she won’t be abandoned. Esme throws herself into his arms, hugging him and saying he saved her life.
Portia and Taggert are at a nearby table. Portia is sure that Esme is the one who set up Trina. Portia is glad they can still be friends. Curtis phones to tell her about Trina. They go to visit Trina at the police station. She swears she didn’t know anything about the second phone. They assure her that they believe her. Taggert is annoyed that she’s been cooperating with the police. Trina is sorry that they’re upset. Jordan and Curtis agree that the evidence against Trina looks suspicious. Taggert comes in and reads them the riot act. Jordan is forced to book Trina. Joss is there and tells her that Trina is innocent. Trina protests that Esme is the one who did it, but Taggert tells her to stop talking without her attorney. Joss, upset, says that Trina is right. Dante tells her to calm down or leave, and then he reads Trina her rights and arrests her.
Phyllis and Marshall find that they have one thing in common — how they’ll fight for their family. He’s surprised that she speaks so highly of Sonny.