B&B Short Recap Monday, November 27, 2023

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It’s after Thanksgiving…Hope arrives at Il Giordino at Deacon’s request. He’s concerned that she’s with Thomas now. She can’t believe that he would dare to doubt her and Thomas when he’s living with a psychopath. She tells him that she has to cut Sheila out of his life to see her or her kids.

Eric is grateful that he’s still alive and able to design more. Donna and Katie support him but are worried about his continued coughing and wish he would go to the doctor. Later, Katie tells Brooke that she knows how Eric feels because of her heart condition. She could drop dead any minute, so she knows that you have to live life to your fullest while you can. Brooke thinks they should tell Eric that they all know, so they can support him until the end.

Ridge, RJ and Brooke are down in the dumps still about Eric’s impending death. Ridge asks Eric if he can design with him.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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The entire episode takes place in Oregon at the house in Blue Lake.

Aunt Jordan tells everyone that they must sit and listen to her and Claire and if they listen maybe after they hear the story then they will have to persuade her and Claire to give them the antidote to the poison which will soon kill them. Claire tells Cole and Victoria that she is their daughter Eve which Victoria gave away because she didn’t want a baby to interfere with her life. Aunt Jordan tells Cole that she is his aunt and she wants to get revenge on Victor because she thinks Victor caused the death of his mother Eve. Cole isn’t sure if Jordan is his aunt because he only met his aunt. His mother and Aunt Jordan didn’t get along well. Cole and Victoria explain to Claire that baby Eve died because she was born prematurely and Cole was there when baby Eve took her last breath. Aunt Jordan claims she switched the babies the day Eve was born to make the Newmans pay for taking her sister away from her.

Nikki is upstairs hallucinating that Victor is telling her to fight to live and take the IV of Vodka out of her hand. Nikki manages to take the IV out of her hand and drops the IV pole. Victor and Nick hear the noise. Nikki also hallucinates Claire telling her she will never get out of that room. Everyone downstairs is getting weaker because of the poison. Claire is confused and hurt because her aunt lied to her. Jordan tells Claire not to believe Cole and Victoria because they will say anything to stay alive. Cole and Victoria tell Claire that if she gives them the antidote they will help her find out if she really is their daughter.

Nick grabs Jordan so Victor can go upstairs and look for Nikki. Victor finds Nikki and manages to open the door to the bedroom. Jordan heads upstairs with Nick right behind her. Nick grabs Jordan to keep her from stopping his dad from rescuing his mom. Jordan stabs Nick with a big knife and then goes upstairs to stop Victor and Nikki from leaving the bedroom. Victor and Nikki are about to leave the bedroom when Jordan arrives, points the knife at them, and says
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GH Short Recap Monday, November 27, 2023

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The Thanksgiving episodes continue. The smoke alarm has gone off at the Quartermaine mansion because Lois’ mother forgot to turn the stove down on the onions, so they caught fire and the sprinklers went off. Their turkey and kitchen is too wet to eat or use. Lois pries the truth out of her mother: she accidentally pissed off a woman that is married to a Russian mobster. Yuri offers to help.

Nina drops a Thanksgiving basket off at Michael and Willow’s house and leaves, with a note that she has to work (as per Michael’s blackmail instructions). The Quartermaines phone Nina to get replacement food for their ruined dinner, but the Metro Court turkey dinners are all spoken for, so she brings them pizzas and dessert instead. Michael isn’t happy to see Nina there and warns her to stay away. Ned also lets her know that he remembers her but promises not to say anything for now. The Quartermaines all sing their traditional “We Gather Together,” led by Ned and his guitar.

Robert has surprised Anna by bringing their granddaughter Emma in to share Thanksgiving with them. They meet Diane at the Metro Court for dinner. Anna sees Nina there and confronts her about deleting the security footage of Charlotte breaking into her suite. She blames Nina for Charlotte’s shooting. When Nina tries to deny it, Anna wonders what Sonny would think of it. Later, Anna fills Sonny in about the dead body that was found of the WSB agent.

Carly and Drew host Thanksgiving with the kids. Sonny arrives, with Dex. Sonny suggests that Dex stay with Josslyn. Ava also arrives, invited by Carly and Joss, so she can spend time with Avery. Dex and Joss kiss. Later, Carly and Drew talk about how fragile life is.

Curtis intends to spend his Thanksgiving doing PI work (he’s investigation his shooting). Marshall is there, but the woman are gone. Portia is at the hospital but hopes that Spencer and Trina have broken up for good. Spencer and Trina have been busy in bed making up. Portia goes home, and so does Trina (with Spencer), so they all have Thanksgiving together after all. They all join hands and Curtis says Grace.

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GH Short Recap Thursday, November 23, 2023

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It’s Thanksgiving in Port Charles and the Davis family invites Blaze to spend Thanksgiving with them.

TJ tells everyone he is thinking about specializing in neurology.

Robert surprises a depressed Anna with a visit from Emma, and they have Thanksgiving dinner together.

Laura and Valentin confront Charlotte about what she has been doing to Anna. Laura and Valentin try to persuade Charlotte that her grandpa Victor manipulated her to hurt Anna. Charlotte insists that Anna is a bad person and she was only protecting Valentin from Anna. Charlotte also tells Valentin she didn’t burn down Anna’s house.

Cody and Sasha spend Thanksgiving at the Quartermaine mansion where Lois’s mother Gloria arrives to help Lois cook Thanksgiving dinner. It looks like the Quartermaine’s are going to have their first Thanksgiving dinner since the 90’s until the smoke alarm beeps.

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Days Short Recap Friday, November 24, 2023

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Harris called Ava and let her know that he couldn’t find his key. He wondered if she saw his keys. She looked at the table and saw the keys. She put the keys in her pocket when Stefan arrived at her apartment. He told her that he was her new partner. Ava pretended not to know what he meant. Stefan told her that Clyde blackmailed him with Gabi’s safety, so he had to help him. He asked her about the keys, and she showed it to him. Stefan was going to make copies of them so she could give them back to Harris. She wonders why she should trust him, and he told her they had to work together. He told her they had to protect the people they love, but he didn’t plan on being blackmailed for long. Stefan was about to leave when Harris arrived. He lied to Harris about why he was there. He wanted to talk to Wendy and Tripp about Li being killed. Harris warned him about interrogating witnesses. After Stefan left, Harris wondered why she didn’t return his call. She said she was about to call him when Stefan showed up. He asked her about his keys, and she said she didn’t see it. Sloan was on the phone with Melinda. She talked about the guilt she felt about the baby when Eric walked in the room. Sloan told him that she was on the phone with Melinda. She was happy and wondered if Eric was. He was happy too, but he kept thinking about Nicole’s baby. Melinda arrived with the baby. They were excited about the baby. Sloan was nervous because the baby cried with her and was calm with Eric. He thought she had to get used to the idea. He took the baby for a walk. After he left, Dimitri was at the door.

EJ arrived at the hospital to help Nicole get discharged. Dr. Pierce talked to them about the autopsy results from the baby. He said the baby died because of the car accident. Nicole didn’t understand so he explained it to her. She wanted to see her baby, but he didn’t think it was a good idea. Nicole refused to back down about that. He left to make the arrangements. She told EJ he didn’t have to stay, but she had to do it. He said he wanted to see the baby too. She apologized that he didn’t get a chance to hold the baby. Nicole thought they should hold him now. Harris talked to Leo at the police station. He told him that Nicole’s baby died, and he would be charged with murder. Leo didn’t understand since the baby seemed healthy. Harris told him that the baby died because of the accident. He left Leo alone so he could talk to his lawyer. Leo called Sloan and she said she would help him as soon as she could. Dr. Pierce went to see Melinda. He told her that Nicole and EJ wanted to see their baby. She told him that he took the money and he had to figure out what to do. He demanded more money from her. Dr. Pierce went back to the hospital. Nicole was upset when he didn’t have the baby with him. He told her the baby was accidentally cremated. He apologized to EJ and Nicole. EJ and Nicole were upset and yelled at him. He apologized again and offered to get the ashes. Dr. Pierce left the room and Nicole broke down in EJ’s arms. Later EJ took Nicole to the pub. She wanted to wait outside because she didn’t want to face anyone. Eric showed up with the baby. Nicole was surprised they already had the baby. He said he was bringing the baby there to meet his father. Nicole wanted to hold him.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, November 24, 2023

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Tate talked to Brady about Holly. He said he tried to make her feel better but she ghosted him. Brady advised him not to give up on her. He said she could use a friend to lean on as long as she respects her boundaries. He suggested that Tate bring her pie. Chanel talked to Paulina about Holly’s crush on Johnny. She didn’t want Holly going after her man. Johnny called Chanel and told her he was going to be with Holly for Thanksgiving because she was upset about the baby. Chanel told him she understood. When Chad came home, he and Stephanie talked. Chad went to take a shower. While he was gone, his phone rang. she saw Gwen’s name on his phone. When he came out of the shower, she asked him about Gwen’s number being on his phone. He lied to her about why she was on the phone. When Stephanie left the room, Gwen called him. He told her the contracts were signed. The money was going to be transferred by the next day. He thanked her for selling half the Spectator. He asked her to keep quiet about it. He said he didn’t want Stephanie to find out he was doing this to get Everett out of their lives.

Chad and Stephanie went to the Horton House for dinner. They saw Everett in the house. Julie told them she invited Everett to dinner. Chad asked her if she knew him. Everett thought they knew each other in a previous life. He told them about the story he wanted to write. Stephanie asked Chad and Everett to check the turkey. She talked to Julie about her past with Everett. Abe, Paulina, and Chanel ate dinner. When they were finished, Chanel showed him pictures of Lani, Eli and the twins. He was upset that he didn’t remember them. Chanel apologized to him. She said she didn’t mean to upset him. When Chanel left to clean up, Abe and Paulina spent time together. She told him she was tempted to kiss him. She said she knew the mistake she made the last time. She was determined to be grateful for what she has. He said he wanted to kiss her. Johnny and Holly spent time together until Tate showed up. Johnny decided to go see Chanel since Holly wouldn’t be alone. When Johnny left, Holly told him she would forgive him for being an idiot if he helped her break up Johnny and Chanel. Tate told her Johnny was too old for her. He agreed to help her. He said he wanted to see her happy. She said would be happy when Johnny saw that Chanel was wrong for him.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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Sloan told Eric they were getting tomorrow. He was happy about it, but he couldn’t help thinking about Nicole losing her baby. Sloan felt bad for Nicole and EJ, but she wanted to focus on their new lives together. EJ was trying to comfort Nicole when Stefan burst in the room. He demanded EJ drop the charges against Gabi. EJ wanted him to have some compassion for Nicole. Stefan wondered where EJ’s compassion for his wife was. He reminded EJ that his wife was rotting in prison because of him. Stefan finally calmed down and offered his condolences. Nicole wanted EJ to talk to Stefan outside because she wanted to be alone. Clyde called Ava. He let her know that killing Gil didn’t get her out of their arrangement. She told him that Gil tried to rape her. Clyde thought he was playing hard to get. He threatened Tripp and reminded her to get the key. Harris walked in the interrogation room while she was on the phone with Clyde. Clyde threatened Tripp again before she hung up. She lied about talking to a defense attorney who charged too much. He said she might not need an attorney if he could prove she killed Gil in self-defense. She appreciated what he was doing for her.

EJ and Stefan argued about Gabi in the park. Stefan offered to reinstate EJ as co-CEO. EJ wanted to be sole CEO. Stefan agreed to it if he could get Gabi back. He offered his shares to EJ. EJ got a message about Ava’s situation and rejected Stefan’s proposal. He said he was bored with the drama at the company. He wanted to put hardened criminals like Gabi and Ava in prison. Stefan told him that karma would get him. He said it already did because of what happened to his wife. Sloan apologized to Eric for sounding selfish about Nicole’s situation. Eric thought she was right. He didn’t want EJ and Nicole to ruin their happiness. She wanted to think of baby names. Eric wanted to name the baby Sam. She was surprised he wanted to name the baby after his sister. He thought she was the most loyal person he knew. Sloan remembered Sami and Nicole didn’t get along. She wanted to know why. He told her that Nicole stole her baby. Harris took Ava to get her statement. She looked at his keys on the desk. Tripp and Wendy walked in the station. He would have killed Gil himself if he knew what he did to his mother. Ava assured him that she was okay. She wanted him to stay out of it, but he refused to stay out until he was free. Stefan met Clyde at Statesville. Clyde wanted to work with Stefan, but he didn’t want to do it. He reminded Stefan about Gabi being in prison. Clyde could protect her if he helped him. He felt the DiMeras should be back in the drug business. Tripp talked to Belle about representing Ava. She refused to represent her, so he called Justin. Ava took Harris’ keys. Harris told her that she could go home.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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Harris drew his gun and burst in Ava’s apartment. He found Gil on the floor with a gunshot wound in his chest. Ava told him that Gil was dead. Harris checked his body and confirmed he was dead. Ava was shaken up and Harris wanted her to tell him what happened. He took the gun away from her. Harris wanted to know why Gil was in her apartment. She lied about why he was there. Ava told him that he tried to attack her. Harris noticed that her blouse was torn. She explained he tried to do it when she was trying to get away from him. He had a bad feeling about him from the beginning. Harris felt like he should have trusted his instincts. Sloan was on the phone with Melinda. They talked about the baby when Eric walked in the room. He heard part of her conversation. Sloan ended the call. Eric wondered what she was talking about. She lied to Eric and said the mother had doubts about giving up her baby. Sloan assured him that she didn’t change her mind. He wanted to see Nicole at the hospital. Sloan went to see Melinda. She spent time with the baby. Harris and Ava arrived at the police station. She was afraid no one would believe her story. He assured her that he believed her. Harris planned to prove her innocence. He left the interrogation room to check with the CSI team. Ava received a call from Statesville.

EJ tried to comfort Nicole at the hospital, but she rejected him. Holly arrived with her favorite pizza, but she snapped at her. EJ suggested that Holly go home. He promised her that he would keep her informed. Nicole told him that she needed to sleep, so he left her alone. He waited in the lobby and Chad arrived. He heard about the baby and offered his condolences. Chad comforted EJ. He was concerned about Nicole. Chad talked about how he felt when he left Abby. EJ and Chad talked about Chad losing Grace. They talked about how it felt not spending time with their children before they lost them. Eric went to Nicole’s room. He saw that she was resting so he decided to leave. She told him not to go. Nicole told him that he was a man of God and wanted to know how God could do that to her. Eric tried to console her, but she was heartbroken. EJ walked in the room and saw them hugging. Eric left the room. EJ told her about Chad’s visit. Johnny was happy that Chanel returned home after visiting Lani. He told her what happened with EJ and Nicole’s baby. Chanel wanted to do something for them. They decided to make dinner for them. Holly arrived at the mansion and was upset about her mother. She told Johnny what happened at the hospital. Johnny comforted Holly. Chanel walked in the room and saw them together. Holly didn’t expect her to come home so soon. Johnny told her that she could hang out with them. Holly wanted to go upstairs. Chanel let Johnny know that Holly had a crush on him. Johnny told her that she was wrong about that. He told her that Holly had a crush on EJ.Chanel was skeptical about that.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 20, 2023

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Rafe talked to Harris about Gabi’s case. He’s convinced his sister is innocent and wanted Harris to investigate her case on the low. Paulina overheard them talking and said they couldn’t do it. She threatened to fire both of them if they went through with the plan. Rafe understood her position and agreed to drop it. She wanted them to work on the drug cartel situation. Paulina wanted them to shut it down. They agreed to investigate the drug cartel. After Paulina left, Harris agreed to help Rafe investigate Gabi’s case. Harris felt they should focus on the drug cartel too. Maggie thanked Konstantin for getting Victoria back. He kissed her and she pushed him away. She was horrified that he kissed her. Konstantin said he would go back to Greece immediately. Maggie informed him that it wasn’t necessary, but he said he needed to go. She walked away from him. He beat himself up for messing up his plan. Konstantin wondered if he could fix it after all. Xander and Sarah were ecstatic to have their daughter back. He told her that he wanted to drop the custody battle. She was surprised by his decision. He didn’t want to take their daughter away from her. Xander wondered if they could co-parent Victoria. Sarah agreed to that. They were about to kiss when Maggie walked in the room. She apologized for interrupting them. They told her the good news about the case. Maggie was happy about the news. Konstantin prepared to leave the mansion. Sarah was shocked that he was leaving. Maggie and Sarah talked him into staying. He pretended to think about it before changing his mind.

Theresa left a message for Konstantin in Alex’s office when Brady overheard her. He wanted to know what she didn’t want anyone else to know. She lied to him and said she was talking to Stephanie about sleeping with Alex. Theresa didn’t want anyone to know about it. They argued when Alex walked in the room. He told them about Victoria’s kidnapping. Brady was thankful and hoped the kidnapper was punished. Theresa was uncomfortable about the conversation. Gil arrived at Ava’s apartment and told her that he wanted her to steal the key to the Salem PD’s evidence room from Harris, He told her that one of the dealers got arrested and they needed to get the evidence, so the dealer didn’t flip on them. She told him that she couldn’t do it because Harris would get suspicious and blow the investigation. Gil told her that he would have to tell Clyde that she refused to do it. He offered her another alternative. Gil told her that he would keep quiet if she had sex with him. She refused and pulled away from him. He ripped her shirt and got rough with her. Gil told her that she didn’t have a choice. Ava pretended to give in and grabbed his gun. He didn’t think she would shoot him, so he continued to approach her. Harris was outside the door. He burst into Ava’s apartment with his gun drawn when he heard a gunshot. He found Ava holding a gun while Gil was on the floor with a gunshot wound.

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GH Short Recap Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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Sasha turns down Sony’s offer to pay back the money. Gladys stole from her asking him to give the money to a mental health charity in the name of Brando and Liam.

Curtis asks Nina to give him access to the Metro Court security footage from the night he was shot so he can find out who shot him. Laura gives Jordan permission to help Curtis investigate who shot him.

Alexis and Gregory give Martin the details of Finns malpractice suit hoping Martin will take Finns case.

The body of Jameson Forsyth is found by a jogger on the side of the road. The coroner tells Dante that he was hit by a car and died. Anna identifies the body and Dante and Anna wonder who killed him.

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B&B Short Recap Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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Ridge prepares a special romantic dinner for Brooke as a surprise. He also gives her a photo album of photos of them from the past. He is thankful for her, and she’s touched by all he did. They show many clips from the past (mostly from the past 10 years, since Ridge was played by a different actor before that).

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Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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The residents of Genoa City celebrate Thanksgiving. The Abbotts celebrate together. The Winters celebrate together.

Jamie tries to persuade the family to push Jill out of the company so they can make Chancellor-Winters a family legacy.

Ashley tells Tucker she is going to give him the company they bought which was going to be simply Ashley as a way to make amends for the way she hurt him.

The Baldwin Fisher family have a private Thanksgiving dinner at Society and also welcome Michael and Gloria home from Singapore. Gloria tells her family she was in jail in Singapore because she stole some clothes from the wife of a diplomat after the woman caught her in bed with her husband.

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B&B Short Recap Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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RJ tells Ridge that he’s worried about Zende being angry with him because he doesn’t know that Eric is dying. Ridge thinks he’ll get over it.

Later, when RJ and Luna are together and kissing, Zende watches them and then tells RJ that Ridge wants to see him, which is a lie.  Ridge is surprised when RJ shows up at his office.  RJ has suspicion that Zende is now out to get him. Meanwhile, Zende tries to be friends with Luna, but it’s clear he’s got an ulterior motive.
Bill tries to find out why Poppy looks familiar to him. He mentions San Francisco, so Luna pipes up to say that they lived there. However, Poppy claims not to know him. Poppy is cool to him, but Luna is very excited to have met Bill because she knows how famous he is.
Thomas and Hope make out and tease each other. Then he gets sad when he sees an article about Eric. Zende comes in and is angry that Hope To The Future has been shelved for now because of Eric’s line, since he doesn’t know about his dying.  Thomas and Hope try to get Ridge to give them more money to get  Hope To The Future going again.
Finn tries again to get Li to see that Luna is not her mother, but it doesn’t work.  Li is still determined to get Poppy and Luna to leave town. Finn sticks up for Luna and says that he plans to get to know his cousin better. He talks about how admirable she is to have worked so hard and gotten where she is.

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Diane tells Finn she can’t represent him in his lawsuit because the Muldoons have been her clients for a long time. Finn later talks to his dad about his malpractice lawsuit.

Curtis and Jordan decide to team up to figure out who shot him.

Sasha decides that she will work with Cody as the male face of Deception because it is good for the company.

Charlotte admits to Nina that she vandalized Anna’s house and her hotel room. Charlotte tells Nina she didn’t burn down Anna’s house. Valentin shows Anna the letter Victor wrote to Charlotte and Anna understands that Victor programmed Charlotte. Anna breaks up with Valentin because Charlotte will never forgive her for the shooting. Anna also thinks that every time she looks at him she will remember that she shot Charlotte.

Sonny warns Cyrus to leave his family alone. He tells Cyrus that Sasha, Carly, and Ava are also included in his family. Sonny tells Cyrus not to show up at Laura’s apartment or at City Hall uninvited. He tells Cyrus he will be watching him. If he crosses the line, he will put an end to him.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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The Abbott’s celebrate Thanksgiving, since Jack doesn’t want to invite Devon and Tucker to the house for a drink, Ashley decides she will meet Devon and Tucker for a drink at the Athletic club.

Kyle tells Audra and Tucker that he has changed his mind again and wants to help them take over Jabot. Kyle plays Tucker a recording of Ashley telling him and Diane that she wants to fix his relationship with Devon so that Devon can persuade him not to take over Jabot. Kyle later tells his mother about his meeting with Aura and Tucker. Kyle tells Diane that he is going to save Jabot from Tucker.

Nikki figures out that vodka was in the IV Claire was putting on her. Nikki sees a bottle of vodka Claire left in her room. Nikki goes into the bathroom to pour out the bottle, but she only pours out half the bottle and drinks the rest of the bottle. Nikki cries as she lays in bed because she has ruined years of sobriety. Nikki wonders why Claire would do such a horrible thing to her. Claire returns to Genoa City and tells Victoria and Victor that Nikki had a seizure and Aunt Jordan took her to the hospital. Victor tells the jet pilot to get ready and then they head to get Nick. The pilot tells Victor the plane will be ready in thirty minutes. Victor talks to Claire’s Aunt Jordan and asks her to tell the doctors Nikki has MS. Aunt Jordan tells Victor the doctors figured that out and gave Nikki anti-seizure medication. Nick, Victoria, and Victor head to Oregon with Claire. Nikki is asleep upstairs in the room at the Blue Lake house when she hears someone knocking on the door downstairs and calling her name. Cole Howard opens the door downstairs and looks for Nikki. He says he got her text message about Victoria and wonders if Victoria is all right.

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Zende and Ridge have a meeting. Zende isn’t thrilled about Hope For the Future getting budget cuts, due to Eric’s extra line. He’s even less thrilled that RJ, who had no design experience, worked on Eric’s line. Ridge tells him that was Eric’s call.

RJ and Luna talk about Steffy and how they had a great time visiting her and Finn last night. Luna leaves to have lunch with her mom.  RJ goes by Ridge’s office,  so he tells Zende that it’s true that Eric picked him. This doesn’t make Zende feel any better. He yells some more. Ridge yells back at him a little and then storms out. RJ thinks they should tell him about Eric, but Ridge is against it. He feels it was a mistake to tell Thomas and Steffy. RJ cries about how he’s not ready to lose his grandad, so he and Ridge embrace.
Bill goes to Il Giardino and gives Sheila a hard time, warning her not to come near his family. She tells him what she’s been telling everyone about how she’s changed, and they give each other grief.  Then she can tell that he’s distracted after Poppy arrives to meet Luna.  Poppy and Luna catch up and Bill keeps staring at them.  Later, Bill goes over to them and ask Poppy if he knows her because she looks very familiar.

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Days Short Recap Friday, November 17, 2023

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Chad called Gwen to ask for her help. Xander wanted to know what Sarah was trying to pull in their case. He found out that Sarah called Brady to testify for her. She told him that she did it because he got Eric to testify. Konstantin wanted Theresa to kidnap Sarah’s baby. She wanted to know where to take the baby. He wanted her to do it or he would tell Alex what she did. Sarah and Xander continued talking about what they planned to do to each other in court. Chad knew Gwen had trouble getting the money she wanted from Dimitri’s family. He offered to give her money. Gwen didn’t understand why Chad wanted her to sell her half of the paper. Chad wanted to know how much she wanted. She hadn’t decided yet. Sarah planned on telling the judge how Xander passed Kristen’s baby off as his. He told her that he did that to spare her the pain of losing her child. She said that he was doing that to her again. Theresa took Victoria out her bassinette. Maggie saw her, but she was wearing a hooded jacket. Therea ran out with the baby. Maggie noticed Konstantin on the floor. She told him what happened to the baby. Konstantin told her that someone hit him from behind.

Sarah told Xander about the things Brady planned to say to the judge about him. Maggie called her and told her that someone took Victoria. Sarah accused Xander of kidnapping her. She thought he set it up so she could look like an unfit mother. Xander denied kidnapping her. Xander and Sarah arrived at the mansion. Maggie told them what happened. She apologized for allowing it to happen. Sarah cried in Xander’s arms. She wondered who would take their baby. Konstantin ran up to Theresa demanding the baby. She thought he wanted to reap the benefits of finding the baby. He demanded that she hand over the baby. Theresa gave the baby to him. He wanted her to punch him. She hesitated until he started talking about her. Theresa punched him in the face. Sarah wanted to know where her daughter was. She was afraid she was hurt. Xander wanted to go look for her. Konstantin brought Victoria back to Sarah. Xander told Konstantin that the police were going to question him about what happened. Konstantin said he didn’t see the person’s face. He warned Maggie that people would be after her now that she’s Victor’s widow. Xander and Sarah were grateful that he saved their daughter. Maggie helped take care of Konstantin. He kissed her. Sloan called Xander about the custody battle. Sarah couldn’t do it and wanted him to postpone it. Xander considered dropping the case all together.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, November 16, 2023

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Chad and Stephanie got into an argument over Everett. He didn’t like how he got her help with the paper. She didn’t see the problem. Xander and Sarah argued about the custody battle. He thought she wanted him to drop his custody suit. Xander didn’t have any intention of dropping the case. Maggie overheard her conversation. Sarah asked her to babysit Victoria. Stephanie couldn’t believe Chad wanted her to drop a lucrative client. He didn’t think Everett was interested in work. Chad believed that Stephanie used Everett to get him to commit. Steve talked to John about investigating Konstantin. Sarah talked to Maggie about getting close to Konstantin. She thought she was getting too close too fast. Konstantin overheard their conversation. Maggie didn’t think she was seeing him too much. She told Sarah that he was Victor’s friend, and she was going to look out for him. Maggie wanted her to mind her business. Steve told John about his suspicions of Konstantin. John wondered if Steve thought he was after Maggie’s money. He felt like he was after it.

Chad went to see Xander. He wanted him to sell his half of the paper to him. Konstantin went to see Theresa. He said he was ready to tell Alex the truth about his paternity. Everett met with Stephanie and told him about her argument with Chad. Xander wondered why Chad wanted the paper. Chad explained why he wanted the paper. He wanted to keep it in the family. Chad told him the Hortons weren’t pleased with the way the paper was going. Xander felt like it was going great. He wanted Chad to keep Everett if he sold the paper. Chad didn’t see a point. Xander figured he didn’t like Everett. Sarah apologized for butting in her business. John agreed to investigate him. Theresa didn’t understand why Konstantin wanted to reveal the truth. Theresa reminded him that it was his idea too. He felt like she was taking too long to get married. He thought he could get Maggie’s half of the fortune. Xander turned down Chad’s offer because he wanted to gain custody of his daughter. Sarah backed down from Maggie. Theresa refused to let Konstantin take advantage of Maggie. Konstantin wasn’t taking advantage of her. She reminded him that Maggie loved Victor. He felt like he was getting closer to her. Konstantin didn’t like how Sarah tried to talk her out of getting close to him.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 15, 2023

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Nicole talked to EJ at the hospital. She wanted to know why there wasn’t much done for her baby. He tried to calm her down but it didn’t do any good. Leo tried to convince Dimitri to get on the submarine. Dimitri didn’t want to leave him behind. When Leo got off the phone, Rafe warned Leo that he was going to pay for what Dimitri did. Leo said he wasn’t going to betray Dimitri. EJ told Nicole that he was going to light a fire under Rafe to find their baby. He got a call telling him Leo was arrested. He was going to find out what was going on with the baby. Melinda talked to Dr. Pierce so he could check the baby. Sloan and Eric talked about their baby. She assured him the baby was healthy. He said he realized that their baby was born on the same day as Nicole. Sloan pretended to be shocked that Nicole’s baby was born. He said Nicole and EJ should be with the baby. She flashed back to Dimitri telling her and Melinda about Nicole’s baby. Dr. Pierce told Melinda he only met with her because of Sloan. He said he didn’t meet with her to do something unethical. She bribed him to help her. After he checked the baby, he said the baby was okay. She wanted him to deliver bad news to the parents of the baby. Dimitri called Sloan. He told her Leo was arrested. He wanted her to help Leo. Leo told Rafe that he wasn’t going to say anything against Dimitri. He wondered if Dimitri was cleared of his charges since Gabi was arrested for Li’s murder. When Rafe didn’t answer Leo assumed Dimitri wasn’t clear. EJ showed up and wanted to know where his baby was. Sloan told Dimitri that Leo tried to stiff her the last time she represented him. He told her Leo was a good man who didn’t deserve what was happening to him. She agreed to help Leo.

EJ told Rafe that Dimitri took his baby. Leo said it was a misunderstanding. EJ threatened Leo if he didn’t tell him where his baby was. Dr. Pierce refused to do what Melinda wanted. He said he could lose his license. She said he would figure out a way to do it. He said the parents would be devastated. She said she didn’t feel good about it. She said he would be making another couple happy. Leo said he didn’t know where Dimitri was. EJ asked if Dimitri was holding his baby for ransom. Rafe said he would handle it. EJ said he was the D.A. and had every right to question Leo. Sloan said he didn’t. She said she wanted to speak to her client in private. Rafe and EJ left so they could talk. Leo asked if Dimitri mentioned Nicole’s baby. Sloan said he never mentioned it. Melinda told the baby that Sloan was going to be happy. She said she felt bad about what she was doing to Nicole. She talked about what happened with Haley and how she had to give her up. Dr. Pierce went to Nicole and EJ. He said a man showed up at the hospital earlier that night. EJ said the baby was brought to the hospital. She wanted to know what was going on. She asked if her baby was okay. Dr. Pierce said her baby died. Leo asked if Dimitri left town. Sloan said she believed so. He was relieved. She said was going to do her best to get him out of his predicament. Melinda called Sloan and told her Dr. Pierce agreed to help them. Nicole said it wasn’t possible for her baby to be dead. She said it was fine when Dimitri had him. Dr. Pierce said the baby died because of injuries during the crash. He gave her a blanket. She said Dimitri wrapped the baby in the blanket. Nicole broke down in EJ’s arms. He comforted her over the loss of the baby.

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GH Short Recap Friday, November 17, 2023

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Trina talks to Marshall and Curtis about Spencer. Curtis and Marshall advise Trina to talk to Spencer and ask him if he is going to make his relationship with her a priority. Spencer talks to Josslyn about his relationship with Trina and how much Ace needs him in his life. Josslyn tells Spencer that he needs to grow up and make a difficult choice for the first time in his life. Josslyn tells Spencer that this situation isn’t fair to Trina, Esme, or Ace.

Jordan accepts Laura’s job offer to become the deputy Mayor permanently.

Carly tells Michael and Willow she can’t accept Anna’s offer to sell her back the Metro Court because she doesn’t have the money to buy it. Michael offers to loan Carly the money, but she turns down his offer because she wants to buy back the hotel on her own. Carly tells Willow she appreciates Anna’s effort to make peace with her.

Austin goes to Dante and tells him that he is going to give them all the evidence they need to prosecute his boss as long as he gets an immunity deal and he doesn’t have to testify in court. Robert tells Dante that he agrees to give Austin immunity as long as they can put his boss in jail. Austin arrives home and asks an unseen person “what are you doing here?” The person shoots Austin and leaves him on the couch covered in blood. The audience sees black shoes walk out of Austin’s house.

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GH Short Recap Thursday, November 16, 2023

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Cody finally tells Sasha he has feelings for her. Sasha tells Cody she is still grieving Brando and Liam. She isn’t ready for a relationship. Cody tells Sasha that he will wait on her and if she just wants to be friends that is okay too.

Austin tells Ava that he only followed Chris’s orders to protect her. Ava is angry with Austin because he didn’t tell her Nikolas was alive. Austin tells Ava he has feelings for her but she screams at him to get out of her gallery.

TJ tells Molly that Andrea miscarried their baby. TJ also tells Molly that Andrea doesn’t want to be a surrogate anymore, so they have to find a new surrogate. Molly asks Alexis to tell the rest of the family the news.

Anna tells Sonny that a guy named Jamison Forsythe used Charlotte to get to her so Sonny asks Brick to investigate Forsythe.

Adam gets upset with Josslyn when she tells him that she can’t be his study partner anymore. Adam later gets a call from his father putting pressure on him about getting good grades so he can get into a top medical school. Adam uses his app to listen to what is happening in Josslyn’s room.

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Y&R Short Recap Friday, November 17, 2023

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Nate tells Devon, Jill, and Lily the details of why he was fired from Newman Enterprises. Nate tells everyone he has learned the importance of family and he will not betray his family again.

Lily tells Devon she has seen proof that Tucker gave Mamie the money to invest in Chancellor-Winters. Devon, Jill, and Lily tell Nate they will think about letting him return to the company.

Nina continues to pressure Chance to quit his job at the police department…she even uses Abby to put on the pressure. Summer comes by Chance’s table at Society to say hello and Abby notices something going on between them. She later asks Summer what is going on between her and Chance.

Claire continues to drug Nikki by putting the drugs in an IV. Nikki awakens and pulls out the IV and tries to figure out how to get out of the locked room. Claire’s Aunt Jordan finally arrives at the house in Blue Lake and wonders if Claire is going soft on her just as they are about to get everything they have ever wanted from Nikki.

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