Days Short Recap Friday, December 8, 2023

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Leo wanted Dimitri to give him details about the bomb he dropped on him. Dimitri told him what happened when he took the baby to Sloan’s place. Leo got shocked when Dimitri told him that Sloan and Eric were raising Nicole’s baby. He told Leo about the deal he made with Sloan, and he wanted him to blackmail her. Leo kept thinking about Nicole and EJ. He was about to leave when Dimitri wanted him to have a good life. EJ talked to Johnny about the baby. Johnny offered his condolences to him. EJ told him about the DNA test and how he’s worried about Nicole. Nicole walked in and heard EJ talking. She yelled at him because he thought she was crazy. Johnny left the room. EJ assured Nicole that he didn’t think she was crazy. They talked about their loss. He thought they should try to have another baby at some point in the future. Nicole didn’t want to consider that an option. He understood how she felt and agreed not to pursue it. EJ left to change when the bell rang. Nicole answered the door and she saw Leo.

Holly went to see Tate at the pub. She wanted his help trying to get Johnny from Chanel. She wanted him to ruin Johnny’s surprise for Chanel. Holly wanted him to make sure Chanel. Tate agreed to help her, but he wanted a real date with her in return. Sloan and Eric were enjoying their time together when Roman arrived. He wanted to meet his new grandson. Roman was touched when he found out his name was Jude Roman. He noticed the baby looked like him at that age. Roman wasn’t sure if he imagined it. After Roman left, they talked about him accepting their baby. Sloan was about to leave when Eric checked his voicemail. He stopped her from leaving when he realized the call was from the adoption attorney. He was confused that the adoption attorney called to apologize for the adoption falling through. He asked her why the attorney would tell him that.

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GH Short Recap Friday, December 8, 2023

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Anna tells Valentin that Charlotte did not set fire to her house, but she can’t tell him who did it because that information is classified. Anna tells Valentin she hopes Charlotte gets the help she needs to realize that her actions have consequences.

Molly and TJ ask Kristina to be their surrogate and she gladly accepts and they toast with ginger ale.

Finn’s family decorates his apartment for Christmas. Chase tells his family he asked Brook Lynn to marry him and Violet makes her Uncle Chase get down on one knee and put the ring on Brook Lynn’s finger again. Violet wonders when Finn is going to give Elizabeth a ring. Violet sings a song she wrote for everyone while her Uncle Chase plays the guitar to accompany her.

Cody, Lois, and Olivia begin decorating the Quartermaine Mansion for Christmas, but Tracy arrives home and says the decorations will not do at all.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, December 7, 2023

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Konstantin let Maggie know that he wasn’t leaving Salem. He wanted to have coffee with her to explain his decision. Theresa was eating with Alex and saw Konstantin with Maggie. Alex wondered why Theresa was upset, but he realized why when he saw Maggie and Konstantin walk in the pub. He wanted to pay their bill. Maggie wanted to know why they were rushing off. Alex tried to cover, but it didn’t work for Konstantin. Konstantin knew it was because Theresa was still upset with him for what she said. He gave her an apology and she pretended to accept it. Alex and Theresa left the pub. Maggie was impressed with Konstantin for his apology. She wanted to know why he wasn’t going back to Greece. He told her that the loan sharks accepted the money, but they would kill him if he ever came back to Greece. She wanted to know what he was going to do. He said he was going to stay in Salem. Konstantin had to get a job or marry an American citizen. Stephanie confronted Chad about buying the paper. She thought he did it to get rid of Everett. Chad admitted what he did. She was upset because he didn’t trust her. Chad told her that Everett was the one he didn’t trust. She didn’t want to hear what he had to say. Stephanie told him that she found the ring Everett had for her. He planned to propose to her. Chad wanted to know what she would have said. She said it wasn’t important. Chad thought it was important. She thought it was funny that the man she thought ghosted her wanted to marry her, but the man she’s living with doesn’t want to do it. Stephanie stormed off.

Chad went to Everett’s room and told him that he knew that he found out that he fired him. Chad wanted to offer his job back. Everett wanted to know the catch. Chad told him there wasn’t a catch. He wanted an honest answer. Chad asked him if he was in Salem to get Stephanie back. Everett admitted he wanted Stephanie back. Chad appreciated his honesty and left his room. Everett looked at the ring box and thought the ring could be on Stephanie’s finger sooner than he thought. Alex ran into Chad in the hallway. He told him that Stephanie wanted him to give him something. Alex gave him Stephanie’s key and he took it. John and Steve talked about Konstantin. Steve told him that Konstantin was behind Victoria’s kidnapping. They wanted to find any footage of the kidnapper. John and Steve worked together to figure out where the kidnapper went after leaving Maggie’s place. They got a grainy picture of the kidnapper holding the baby. They had trouble figuring out who it was so they talked to Shane about it. Stephanie arrived after John left. She asked if she could stay with him and Kayla until she figured things out. Rafe and Jada were together in her room. He asked her about moving in with him. She hesitated because she only lived with her ex-husband. Rafe realized that she never talked about her ex-husband She gave him details about him. Jada wasn’t sure she was ready to move in with him yet, but she promised to think about it. Rafe went to take a shower. She took pictures of her Christmas tree and looked at her other pictures. Jada looked at a picture of her and ex. Her ex-husband is Everett.

 

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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Paulina arrived at the station and yelled at Rafe over the missing evidence. He assured her that they were working on the case, and they would take down the drug cartel. After Paulina left, Rafe and Jada decided to call it a night. They went out to get a Christmas tree. It wasn’t big, but Jada loved it. Chad overheard Stefan on the phone saying that he wanted Clyde dead. He wondered what happened. Chad thought he was talking about EJ so Stefan went along with it. Stefan asked if he blamed him for feeling that way. Chad understood and told him that he shouldn’t be surprised that EJ doubted Gabi’s innocence. Stefan said there was nothing he wouldn’t do for his wife and Chad understood that. Chad remembered when he held Clyde at gunpoint. Stefan got upset at the mention of his name, but he covered his reaction. He made it seem like he was upset about what he did to Abby. Chad wanted to get dinner for him and Stephanie, but Stefan said the Bistro was closed. He planned to reopen it since he’s the new owner. Chad was surprised, but Stefan said he was keeping busy while Gabi was in jail. He left to take his phone call with Vivian. Stefan told her that he wanted Ivan to kill Clyde. Vivian refused to help Gabi because of what she did to her. She refused to change her mind no matter what he said to her. He vowed to make Clyde pay one way or the other.

Everett talked to Gwen about firing him. He was shocked by what she told him. Stephanie ran into him and told him that she and Chad talked to Jack and Jennfier. They offered to give him a job in Boston. He appreciated it, but he had a mystery to solve. Everett told her that Gwen sold her half of the paper, but she wouldn’t tell him who she sold it to. He was determined to find out who bought the paper. Stephanie agreed to help him find the new owner. Everett researched until he found the name of the company that bought Gwen’s half of the paper. He told her it could take a while to find the person who bought it. Stepanie called Shane to find out if he could look up the company that bought the paper. She was about to go to dinner with Chad when Everett told her that Shane emailed him. He was shocked by what he read. Everett tried to lie to her about the email, but she didn’t buy it. She warned him that she would ask Shane about it if he didn’t tell her. He showed her the email and she was shocked. Stephanie saw that Chad was the one who bought the paper. She left and ran into Chad in the town square. She told him about what he found out.

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GH Short Recap Thursday, December 7, 2023

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Portia tells Curtis there is a procedure that is in the trial stages that could make him walk again. Portia tells Curtis that she submitted his name for the trial and he is being considered for the trial.

Dante tells Anna that some fragments of burned clothes were found in the bushes where her house used to be, and the DNA matches Jamison Forsyth. The coroner tells Dante and Anna that the WSB came and took Jamison Forsyth’s body. The coroner also tells Dante and Anna that they classified the arson report. Anna tells Dante she will handle things alone from now on because she won’t risk anyone else she cares about getting hurt.

Mr. Brendan goes to Kelly’s to order the famous BLT. Mr. Brendan sees Robert come into the restaurant with Diane and he leaves so Robert won’t see him. Mr. Brendan returns later with flowers for Carly. Mr. Brendan asks Carly to dinner, but she tells him she is seeing someone and thanks him for the flowers.

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Y&R Short Recap Friday, December 8, 2023

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Michael advises Phyllis to find something she loves and concentrate on it. Michael reminds Phyllis of all the good that has happened to her and tells her he is proud of her for trying to change her life.

Danny cooks pasta with his secret recipe sauce and he and Christine have a romantic dinner at Daniel’s place.

Jack figures out that Tucker wants to destroy Jabot from the inside out and then use the company that he and Ashley bought to take over Jabot. Jack tells Ashley that he has teamed up with Jill to stop Tucker and he needs for her to sell Tucker her half of the company they bought together.

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GH Short Recap Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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Adam is anxious about the grade he got on his makeup test for his organic chemistry test so he asks Jocelyn if they can open the test results together. Josslyn tells Adam he got a 97 on the test. Adam calls his father to tell him the news. Adam’s father wonders why he had to take a makeup test and Adam lies and tells his dad that he had to take his Josslyn to the emergency room. Josslyn is upset that Adam used her in his lie. Josslyn tells Adam its time that he live his life and stop doing what his parents want him to do. Adam continues to take pills to help him focus when he studies.

Spencer says a tearful goodbye to Ace as Ace and Esme leave to move into their new apartment. James gets sick with a stomach virus, so Maxie lets Cody and Sasha handle an important video conference for Deception.

Alexis and Martin get Finn ready for his deposition for his malpractice suit.

Dante gives Laura and Jordan an update on Austin’s murder investigation. Dante tells Laura Cyrus is a person of interest in the investigation.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, December 7, 2023

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Devon and Lily tell Nate that he can come back to Chancellor-Winters on a provisional basis. Devon later tells Nate he better not disappoint Lily again or he will be fired.

Lily gets a call from Maddie telling her that the college is on fire. Lily decides to go to Maddie’s college to be near her.

Jill wants to team up with Mamie to get Tucker out of their lives. Tucker later tells Mamie that he thinks Jill is going to fight dirty to keep her company and he doesn’t want Devon to get caught in the middle, so he is going to back off. Mamie doesn’t believe Tucker and wonders what Tucker is up to now.

Jill and Jack agree to Billy’s plan to work together to play mind games on Tucker and push him to the edge. Jill is disappointed that Billy has decided to stay at Jabot and not return to Chancellor-Winters.

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GH Short Recap Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Sonny tells Curtis about the connection between Pikeman and the WSB and then he thinks that the person that shot him was after Anna. Anna tells Felicia about the secret WSB operation in the 1980’s that she was involved in with Forsyth and that she thinks he took her copy of the report about the secret operation. Dante tells Sam Forsyth had a key to a bus station locker hidden in his shoe. Dante wants to see what is in the locker before he talks to Anna.

Mr. Brendan turns out to be the head of the WSB and he is also the head of Pikeman. Mr. Brendan tells the man that works for him he intends to get some leverage on Sonny to force Sonny to work for Pikeman. Brendan tells his man that Anna has to be eliminated since Forsyth didn’t do the job.

Esme packs up her things and gets ready to move out of Laura’s apartment.

Cyrus tells Ava he didn’t kill Austin. Cyrus tells Laura he will be gone for a few days to visit his mom.

Blaze comes out to Kristina, but she says she can’t come out to her conservative family.

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Lily and Devon reach a decision about letting Nate work at Chancellor-Winters again.

Nate tells Audra he will not help her and Tucker takeover Jabot. Nate gets a text from Devon telling him to go to Crimson Lights because he and Lily need to talk to him.

Nikki goes to an AA meeting and shares the details of how her sobriety ended. Nikki gets another call from an unknown number and when she answers the call the music plays again just like the music played at a strip club. Nikki has lunch with Victor about the strange calls and music that is played when she answers the phone. Victor asks the piano player at the jazz lounge to hear the song. Nikki hums and plays it on the piano. Victor asks the piano player if he can tell him the title of the song. The piano player tells Victor that the song is called Kittens Bounce and the song is from the swing era. Nikki tells Victor she used to dance to that song when she was a stripper.

Jordan arrives in Genoa City in disguise and gets a room at a motel just outside of town.

Victor tells Nick that years ago Eve Howard broke out of the mental hospital and tried to poison him causing him to almost miss his first wedding to Nikki.

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Days Short Recap Monday, December 4, 2023

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Holly and Johnny talked about Nicole. Tate tried to stall Chanel, but she told him she wanted to go back to Johnny. He tried to stall her by asking her about the oven. She told him to fill out the application and promised to tell him about the oven if he got the job. When she left, he texted Holly to let her know about Chanel. Johnny told Holly he needed her help. He told her his wedding anniversary with Chanel was coming up. He wanted her help to plan something special for Chanel. Holly agreed to help him. When Chanel came back to the pub, Johnny got a call from Sydney. He walked away so he could take the call. Chanel told Holly she wanted to talk to her. She wanted to talk about Holly’s crush on Johnny. Holly denied having a crush on him. She lied and said she had a crush on Tate but his father won’t let him date. When Johnny came back, Tate showed up. Holly told Tate that she was telling Chanel that she had a crush on him and how they couldn’t date. Tate said they could date because he didn’t care what his father thought. Darius went to see Dimitri. Dimitri didn’t recognize him until Darius explained how they met. Darius said he wanted to help him escape to get revenge on Leo. Dimitri said he knew he was married to Leo but didn’t have the full details. Darius told him what happened. Dimitri apologized that he got hurt but Leo changed. He said he and Leo loved each other. Darius tried to convince Dimitri to dress in drag so he could escape and leave Leo holding the back for all the charges.

Sloan told EJ that Dimitri would turn himself in in exchange for the charges against Leo getting dropped. She said Dimitri wouldn’t plead guilty to murder and told him he wouldn’t make the charges stick. EJ agreed to the deal and left to get the paperwork. Leo didn’t feel comfortable letting Dimitri sacrifice himself for him. She tried to convince him to go along with it when Eric called and had to leave. EJ came back with the paperwork. Leo signed the paperwork. After he signed the paperwork, Dimitri walked into the interrogation room to turn himself in. At the hospital, Nicole thought the DNA results would prove Eric and Sloan’s baby was hers, She apologized for not considering his feelings. Nicole said she knew how important it was for him to be a father. He said it was fine. She got upset when she realized he did the test to humor her. He explained to her that this was nothing more than her grief making her imagine things. She said he didn’t see the baby when it was born. Nicole said she knew her child better than anyone and knew he adopted her son. It upset him when she accused Sloan of taking her baby. Nicole reminded him that she stole a baby and knew how it was to do it. He wanted to check on the DNA results. She said she would watch the baby, but he said he would take him. Eric called Sloan and told her about the test. Sloan went to the hospital and walked into the office Nicole was in. Nicole told her when the results would be ready. She said everyone would know the truth. When Eric came back, Sloan said she never consented to the test on their son and didn’t want it done. He said it was too late and held up the envelope with the results in it.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Dimitri arrived at the station and told EJ he was there to turn himself in. EJ ripped up the paperwork and decided to charge both of them. Dimitri said it would hold up in court. He was shocked Dimitri went to law school, but Leo remembered he did. Rafe talked to Harris about the drugs they seized disappearing. He thought the person who took the drugs took his keys. Rafe joked with Harris and said he was suspended. Harris felt bad, but Rafe told him that he was joking. Rafe believed their next case would be strong. EJ walked int he room and told Rafe to throw the book at Dimitri. Rafe walked in the interrogation room and told Leo that he was free to go. He put the cuffs on Dimitri, but he got a text. Rafe gave Dimitri and Leo a chance to say goodbye. Dimitri let Leo know that he wasn’t going to come back, but he couldn’t let him take the fall for him. Leo was worried that Dimitri would get charged with the baby’s murder. Dimitri said he wouldn’t be charged with murder since the baby wasn’t dead. Rafe came back to take Dimitri to holding. Stefan was surprised to see Ava at the Bistro. They talked about Clyde. He didn’t like what Clyde’s making them do. Ava was thankful they only had to launder money. He had a plan to kill Clyde so they would be free. Stefan told her about the man Vivian knows that locked up with Clyde at Statesville. Ava wasn’t sure about it because Gabi and Tripp could get killed if it didn’t work. Sloan told Eric that she didn’t consent to him getting a DNA test done on their son. Eric told her the results were in the envelope. She didn’t want him to read the results. Nicole thought it was because she knew the baby was hers. Sloan didn’t want to encourage her theories about the baby being hers.

Eric got suspicious of Sloan, but he thought they should read the results so Nicole would learn the truth. Nicole took the envelope. She read the results and saw the baby wasn’t hers. Nicole didn’t understand how the baby wasn’t hers when she was positive he belonged to her. Kayla arrived and Nicole questioned if she tested the baby against her DNA. She admitted that she didn’t have enough DNA from the toothbrush. She used EJ’s DNA. Nicole got upset before she left. Later, EJ and Nicole talked about Dimitri getting arrested and the charges against Leo getting dropped. She didn’t care and told him what happened at the hospital. EJ didn’t mean for her to go through that ordeal alone. She got upset with herself because she couldn’t recognize her child. EJ offered to comfort her. Eric and Sloan went home. She was still upset that he consented to the DNA test without talking to her first. He told her that he tried to tell her, but she had to leave to talk to a client. Sloan remembered her client and called the station to check on Dimitri and Leo. She found out that Leo got released. Sloan and Eric decided to be happy. They talked about baby names. Eric wanted to name their baby Jude. Sloan agreed to the name.

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Lucy loves her new room at Daniel’s apartment and decides to move in right away because she is tired of living in the Athletic club. Heather assures Lily that she will try not to be in anybody’s way when she visits Lucy.

Victor and Nikki warn Devon not to trust Nate because he is a snake.

Audra asks Nate to come work with her if he doesn’t get a job at Chancellor-Winters.

Claire tells Cole and Victoria that her Aunt Jordan began telling her at five years old that the Newmans left her because they didn’t want her. Aunt Jordan always told her that she was lucky that she was there to take care of her. Claire also tells Cole and Victoria that her aunt home schooled her until she was a teenager and then enrolled her in a strict girls school. Claire also explains that her aunt told her to tell her friends that her parents were killed in a car accident. Cole tells Claire that he will get a lawyer if she agrees to get a DNA test.

Nikki gets a call, and when she answers, music plays like the music played at a strip club.

Nikki doesn’t tell Victor she fell off the wagon while she was being held captive. Nikki tells Victor she doesn’t want a drink, but she will go to a meeting later. Nikki sends Victor to get her some tea and then when he leaves to go to the kitchen she takes a drink.

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Days Short Recap Friday, December 1, 2023

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Holly called Eric to see if he would do the DNA test. He agreed to do it, but he wanted to talk to Sloan first. Sloan walked in the room and wanted to know what he wanted to say. Eric got off the phone with Holly so he could talk to Sloan. He told her about his conversation with Holly. Eric was about to tell her about the DNA test when Dimitri texted her. Dimitri wasn’t happy that the charges weren’t dropped the way he wanted. She told Eric that she had to leave. She told him that whatever he wanted to do to convince Nicole the baby was theirs was fine with her. EJ told Nicole he would throw the book at Leo for his role in their baby’s death. She lied to him and said she didn’t think Eric and Nicole’s baby was theirs. She told Holly that she still believed Eric and Sloan’s baby was hers. Holly told her about the idea she had to get a DNA test done. Nicole was happy that Eric agreed to do it. She got her toothbrush for the test. Holly wanted to go with her when she received a text from Tate. Nicole said she could handle it alone.

Dimitri was upset with Sloan because Leo was still in jail. She told him that EJ wouldn’t drop the charges so she filed a motion so the judge could do it. Sloan got a message from the judge telling her the motion was denied. She apologized to Dimitri. Her apology wasn’t good enough for him so he called Nicole. He wanted to talk to her about her baby, but Sloan took his phone from him. She hung up the phone. Nicole tried to call him back, but Sloan declined the call. Sloan told Dimitri that she would get Leo out of jail. She suggested he turn himself in and he would be the only one getting charged. EJ arrived at the station and Leo offered his condolences. He told EJ that the baby was healthy when Dimitri took him to the hospital. EJ didn’t want to hear what he had to say and gladly told him the judge turned down the motion to drop the charges. He told Leo he could make the deal for him if he told him where to find Dimitri. Leo refused to turn on Dimitri. Sloan arrived and told EJ that Dimitri agreed to turn himself in so the charges would get dropped against Leo. Dimitri looked at a picture of Leo. He couldn’t believe he loved someone so much that he would sacrifice his freedom. There was a knock on the door. He didn’t know who it was. Eric brought the baby to the hospital to see Kayla. He asked her to run a DNA test on him. Eric told her what happened with Nicole. She agreed to do the test when Nicole arrived with her toothbrush. Nicole looked at the baby and smiled. Eric and Kayla were concerned. Kayla told them the test would be done in an hour.

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Dimitri called Sloan demanding to know why Leo was still in jail. She told him that she was busy with her son. He told her that she had to get Leo out of jail, or he would tell Nicole everything. She promised to do it. She hung up the phone and told Eric that she had a meeting with a client. Nicole and EJ arrived at the mansion when Holly showed up. She was about to leave them alone when Nicole stopped her. Nicole apologized to her for the way she talked to her. Holly understood why she did it. The bell rang so EJ left to answer it. After he left, Nicole told Holly that her baby was alive. She told Holly about her theory about Eric and Sloan’s new baby. Holly was skeptical about her theory. She was worried about Nicole. EJ opened the door to Sloan. She wanted to talk about Leo. Sloan asked him to drop the charges against Leo. She told him that Leo wasn’t responsible for his son’s death. EJ didn’t agree with her and wanted her to leave. EJ walked away from her, but she followed him inside. Nicole wanted to talk to her. She wanted to know where Sloan got her baby. Sloan told her that her baby wasn’t her son. She offered her condolences, but she was wrong about the baby. Nicole didn’t believe her. EJ ordered Sloan to leave. Nicole went after her, but Holly stopped her. Nicole yelled at EJ for letting Sloan leave. She ended up crying in his arms. Nicole felt bad for breaking down in front of Holly. They looked around and Holly was gone.

Konstantin told Maggie that he owed a loan sharks money in Greece, and they were responsible for the kidnapping. He thought they were trying to get him to pay by kidnapping the baby. Steve didn’t believe him, but Maggie was convinced. After Steve left, Maggie told Konstantin that she felt bad for him, but he had to leave because she couldn’t put her family in danger. She offered to pay for his hotel stay, flight and debt so he could pay the loan sharks. He wouldn’t have to worry about the loan sharks anymore. He tried to protest by telling her that he cared about her and didn’t want her money. She wanted him to take it and leave. Sloan met with Dimitri at the motel. He wanted to know what was going on with Leo. She told him Leo would be out of jail the next morning. He thanked her for helping Leo. Steve met with John at the town square. He told him about Konstantin. He didn’t believe Konstantin. He wanted to continue investigating him. Holly went to see Eric. She told him about Nicole’s theory about the baby. Holly didn’t know how to help her mother. She knew Nicole needed help. Holly asked Eric to do a DNA test on the baby to prove he wasn’t Nicole’s baby. Eric was skeptical about that, but she pleaded with him to do it.

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Elizabeth gives Finn a pep talk because he is worried that he will lose the malpractice suit because he won’t be able to make the jury like him. Elizabeth assures Finn they will find a way to prove to the jury that he did his best when he treated Mr. Muldoon.

Brook Lynn apologizes to Chase for all the pressure that her mother Lois and grandmother Gloria were putting on him. Chase assures Brook Lynn that he thinks Lois and Gloria are wonderful women and he didn’t feel any pressure at all. Chase then gets down on one knee and proposes to Brook Lynn.

Ava opens up to Nina and shows her the picture of Austin’s dead body that she got in the mail with the note that says “you’re welcome.” Ava tells Nina how Austin helped her hide Nikolas’ body when they thought Nikolas was dead. Ava tells Nina that she is a suspect in Austin’s murder and she doesn’t have a way to prove she didn’t do it. Nina tells Ava to turn the pictures and the note to the police but Ava decides to burn the pictures and the note in the fireplace.

Sonny tells the man from Pikeman that he is out and he won’t move anymore product for them. A new man, who is staying at the Metro Court, goes to Kelly’s to have a burger. The man is impressed when Carly gives a homeless man who is outside of Kelly’s some food. The man, who Carly later calls Mr. Brennan, gives Carly some money to give to the homeless man.

The man from Pikeman, who talked to Sonny, later meets with Mr. Brennan outside Kelly’s and tells him Sonny refuses to move anymore of their product.

Kristina takes Molly to her apartment and lets her vent about how badly she feels about the surrogate losing her baby. Kristina realizes how much Molly wants a baby. Kristina offers, once again, to be Molly’s surrogate. Molly agrees but she wants to talk with TJ because they both have to agree to it.

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James tells Maxie he wishes Cody was his brother because he is tired of being the only boy in the house.

Felicia continues to wonder if Cody could be Mac’s son.

Dante questions Ava about Austin’s death. Ava tells Dante that the last time she saw Austin was two days before Thanksgiving at the gallery. Ava also tells Dante she left the gallery at midnight, but she can’t prove it because she doesn’t have cameras in the back room of the gallery. Ava tells Dante that she left through the back door of the gallery. Dante advises Ava to get a lawyer when the Pawtuck police question her.

Michael tells Nina the only reason he is keeping her secret is for the sake of Sonny and Willow.

Dex tells Sonny that Pikeman wants another meeting.

Portia advises TJ not to postpone his joy because life is too short to postpone joy.

Molly cries because Willow made her realize she shouldn’t have talked to the surrogate matching professional without telling TJ what she wanted to do.

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Billy tells Kyle he knows in his gut something is off with him and that he hopes he is wrong about him.

Ashley is unable to persuade Devon to pretend to forgive Tucker in hopes of preventing Tucker from going after both their companies.

Abby is unwilling to wait for Tucker’s next move and asks Devon to put her on the board of Chancellor-Winters so she can fight for their family too.

Chance decides to leave law enforcement and is considering Jill’s job offer to join Chancellor-Winters.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Stephanie was surprised that Chad came to his senses about Everett. She was suspicious of him until he wanted to invite Everett over. Chad realized he was off base about Everett’s intentions towards her. Stephanie insisted that Chad wasn’t wrong. She admitted what Everett’s intentions were when she first saw him. Xander told Everett that he had to let him go. He wanted to know why. He thought about Chad’s offer. Xander lied about Gwen disapproving of his article about Leo. He told him that Gwen wanted him to fire him. Everett didn’t believe him. Steve thought Konstantin had an accomplice so he could look like the hero in the kidnapping. Kayla didn’t think that theory was true. Sarah agreed with Kayla that Konstantin was charming. She remembered that she was hesitant about him at first too and shared her thoughts with Maggie. Steve thought Konstantin probably heard them. She thought it was possible. Sarah admitted that her feelings about Konstantin changed when he saved her daughter. Steve thought his plan worked like a charm. They wondered who the accomplice was. Alex overheard Theresa and Konstantin talking about her going after Alex’s inheritance. He wondered why Konstantin cared about it. Maggie overheard them and wondered why it mattered to Konstantin as well. He covered his tracks by saying he was concerned about Theresa’s motives. Alex and Maggie defended Theresa.

Chad and Stephanie enjoyed their time together until Everett arrived. He let Stephanie know they won’t be working together anymore. She wanted to know what happened. He told her that Xander’s silent partner wanted him to go. He wasn’t sure what would happen to her because he hired her. She wondered what he would do now. He would figure it out. Chad pretended to be shocked about his firing. He wished him luck. He had dinner with Stephanie and assured her that things would be okay. It wasn’t her fault that Everett lost his job. Everett called Gwen, but he got her voice mail. Maggie talked to Konstantin. He let her know that Steve wanted her to leave town. She wanted to know why. He admitted that he lied to her about the tablecloth. Konstantin also admitted that he lied about his relationship with Victor. He swore that everything else was the truth. Steve suggested he tell her about the kidnapping. Konstantin was upset that he accused him of the kidnapping. He could tell them who really did it.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Chad told Stephanie that the kids were with Doug and Julie so they could have some time to fix things. She agreed with him when Everett showed up. Everett needed his help with Leo’s situation. He asked her to go to the office with him. Chad thought they should distance themselves away from Leo, but Everett disagreed with him. Stephanie sided with Everett. She understood Chad’s feelings since he lost his nephew, but she reminded him that it was her job. Sarah went to see Xander. She surprised him by showing him Victoria’s updated birth certificate. She named him as Victoria’s father. Sarah told him that she had Justin draw up the paperwork for joint custody. She was happy that things were getting better. She thought there was a chance they could get back together. Sarah was open to the idea. He was about to kiss her when she told him that she had to go to work. After she left, Chad showed up. He wanted Xander to sell his half of the newspaper. Xander wasn’t interested in selling his half of the paper. Chad told him that Gwen sold her half of the paper and they were partners now. He would allow Xander to keep the profits if he fired Everett.

Steve told Kayla that he and John found out the truth about Konstantin. They found out that he lied to Maggie. He told her that Konstantin and Victor weren’t close anymore when he wanted a loan. Victor turned down a loan that Konstantin wanted. Kayla thought Konstantin had good intentions, but Steve didn’t agree with that. Kayla thought they shouldn’t say anything to Maggie about Konstantin. He didn’t think that was a good idea. Kayla thought he should tell Maggie’s family so they could watch out for him. Sarah walked in and he told her about Konstantin. She had doubts about him too. Sarah told him about Victoria’s kidnapping and how he found her. He didn’t know about the kidnapping. Steve wondered if he was behind the kidnapping. Stephanie and Everett were working at the paper. She went into his laptop bag and found a ring. He admitted that he bought it the night he was going to propose to her. Everett was going to propose to her when he saw her again, but she was with Chad. He knew he should sell the ring to help pay for his medical bills. She apologized to him, but he said she didn’t need to be sorry. Everett wished she didn’t find it. Later, Xander let Everett know he was fired.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 27, 2023

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Rafe offered EJ his condolences over the loss of his son. He didn’t want Rafe’s condolences. EJ wanted him to find Dimitri so he could get charged for the baby’s death. Rafe informed him the police were doing everything possible to find him. EJ wanted to throw the book at Dimitri and Leo. Rafe wondered what he was going to do about Ava. He told EJ forensics checked Gil’s fingernails and the results proved that Ava killed him in self-defense. EJ wondered if Ava planted the evidence, but Rafe didn’t think she did that. He didn’t see a reason to prosecute her if Rafe thought she killed Gil in self-defense. Eric didn’t think it was a good idea for Nicole to hold his baby. She thought holding the baby would comfort her. Nicole agreed with Eric, but he changed his mind. He let her hold the baby. She talked about how sweet the baby was. Harris wondered what happened to his lawyer. Leo told him that Sloan would be there to prove his innocence. He assured him that he didn’t murder the baby. Leo mourned the baby too. Harris left him and talked to Jada about Ava. Eric was shocked when Nicole announced that he was her baby. Eric was confused by what she said. Nicole let her know that she recognized her baby because she held him when he was born. Eric said it was impossible, but Nicole believed he was her baby. EJ arrived and Eric told him that Nicole thought the baby was hers. She tried to convince EJ that she was right, but he thought her grief played tricks on her. He tried convincing her that Eric’s baby wasn’t hers. She gave Eric the baby. Rafe saw them and wondered what happened. Eric told him about Nicole’s theory.

Harris wondered if Jada saw his keys. She didn’t see them but warned him to find them soon. Jada wondered if he had luck with Leo. Harris told him that Leo insisted that he was innocent. Jada wanted to talk to him. She tried to get Leo to turn on Dimitri, but he refused to do it. Ava surprised Harris at the station. She distracted him while Stefan went to the evidence room to find the evidence against Clyde’s dealer. Jada walked in the room while Stefan was in there. She looked for evidence in another case. Harris got a call from Rafe telling him that EJ wasn’t pressing charges against Ava. Ava was excited and hugged Harris. She wanted to tell Tripp right away. After she left, Rafe arrived and brought Harris his keys. Dimitri shocked Sloan by being at her door. He told her that he heard that Leo was getting charged with murder and thought she was the one who should be charged. She didn’t understand what he meant. He reminded her that he brought a healthy baby to her, and she was supposed to take him to the hospital. The baby ended up dying. Dimitri knew she hated Nicole but didn’t think she would kill the baby. Sloan said she would never do that to a baby. He wanted to know how the baby ended up dying. She lied to him about the accident, but he noticed baby items around her place. He figured out that she kept the baby. She tried denying it, but she admitted it. He warned her to get Leo out of jail or he would tell what she did. Sloan promised to get Leo out as fast as she could. After Dimitri left, Eric returned with the baby. He told her about Nicole’s accusations.

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GH Short Recap Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Recap written by Eva

Lois and Yuri get Gloria out of trouble with the Russian mafia when Lois promises Mr. Petrov that she will let his nephew play trombone on a song by one of the famous singers that she represents as a music agent. Gloria then says goodbye to Lois and Brook Lynn but she wants to know when she and Chase are getting married so she can return for the wedding.

Felicia offers to lend Maxie money to pay off her credit card debt. Maxie doesn’t think this is a good idea because she doesn’t want Mac and Felicia to use their savings to help her pay off her debt.

Martin keeps Finn from answering any more questions from the hospital lawyer about his malpractice lawsuit.

Alexis tells Molly she should talk to TJ and let him know how she feels about getting another surrogate.

Sonny tells Ava Austin was murdered and wonders if she killed him. Ava tells Sonny she didn’t kill Austin, but Sonny warns her the police could make her the prime suspect in Austin’s murder. Dante questions Mason and offers him a plea deal if he can tell him who murdered Austin. Mason tells Dante he thinks Ava killed Austin.

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Y&R Short Recap Thursday, November 30, 2023

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Diane tells Kyle to be careful and watch his back with Tucker, but Kyle insists that he can handle Tucker.

Diane asks Summer if there is a chance she and Kyle could reconcile but Summer doesn’t think that can happen since she and Kyle have both moved on with their lives.

Tucker has a talk with Billy and implies that he has someone inside Jabot working for him. Billy later tells Jack what Tucker told him and Billy thinks the person working for Tucker is Kyle. Jack has a hard time believing Billy is right but, if it is true, Jack is going to make Tucker suffer.

Ashley tells Devon that the only way to save both their companies from Tucker is for him to forgive his father and build a relationship with him.

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GH Short Recap Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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Drew is interviewed by Scout for a report she has to do for school about her daddy’s job. Drew tells Scout that he can get her into an exclusive private school for girls. Scout tells Drew she wants to go to the school but later she tells Sam she doesn’t want to go to the school.

Molly and TJ argue because he isn’t ready to look for another surrogate yet. Molly keeps the appointment with the
surrogacy matching professional despite her argument with TJ.

Finn is interviewed by the lawyer representing the hospital in the malpractice lawsuit.

Sonny talks to Dante and tells him that Mason and Austin were working for Cyrus.

Elizabeth goes to Austin’s apartment because she and Portia are worried about him. Elizabeth later tells Portia that there was a food delivery for Austin on Thanksgiving and he never brought it inside his apartment. Elizabeth also tells Portia that she persuaded the landlord to let her into his apartment and it looks like he hasn’t been there since before Thanksgiving. Dante calls Austin’s phone and a detective from Pawtuck answers the phone and tells Dante Austin is dead. Sonny tells Dante he thinks Cyrus killed Austin.

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Audra, Billy, and Nate begin to worry when they can’t reach Nikki, Nick, Victor, and Victoria.

Billy has a bad feeling that the Newmans are in trouble and wants to call the Oregon police. Audra and Nate persuade Billy to keep trying to reach everyone before they call the police.

Victoria and Cole continue to try and persuade Claire to give everyone the antidote to the poison. Victoria and Cole promise to help Claire because they understand that she was manipulated by Jordan.

Victor knocks the knife out of Jordan’s hand and pushes her out of the way and locks the bedroom door when he leaves the room to go downstairs with Nikki.

Claire finally decides to give everyone the antidote and Nick staggers to his phone to call the police. The police and ambulance arrive to help everyone. Claire is handcuffed and before she leaves she tells Victoria she believes that she doesn’t know her identity. The police tell Victor that Jordan isn’t anywhere upstairs, and when everyone leaves the house, the audience sees Jordan hiding in the air duct of the house.

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