Sami and EJ arrive at the beach for their picnic. Sami says it's nice to have the whole family together, which makes EJ very happy. Sami spills salad dressing on his shirt, so he has to take it off. EJ goes with Johnny and Ali to say hello to a friend, and Will appears with Gaby. Sami is shocked to see Will's black eye. Will comments on EJ being part of her picnic. Sami asks about Arianna and learns she's out on bail. EJ comes back to the picnic and has a civil exchange with Will, and then Gaby, who thanks him for defending her sister. Gaby joins Will and the kids by the water. Sami sits with EJ and says she likes having him nearby.
Carly shows up at Melanie's door saying Bo is working and she's feeling a little squirrely. Melanie asks what's going on. Carly says, "It's your dad and Chloe." Melanie wonders if it's about the pregnancy, but Carly says no. Melanie asks if there is something else. Carly says yes, and asks Melanie's opinion on Chloe. Melanie admits she has doubts about Chloe, adding that she's banking on Daniel being the right person for her, because if Chloe hurts him, she'll have to kill her! Melanie notes that Chloe hasn't done anything wrong. Carly looks away. Melanie thinks they should keep their concerns from Daniel.
Daniel and Chloe are in bed talking about how great it is to be together and having a baby. He gets up to shower and go for takeout. He says he'll stop to see Melanie too. Chloe thinks back to Carly threatening to tell Daniel the truth. She wonders why she didn't do it. Vivian comes to the door after Daniel leaves. She wants to know why Chloe didn't take care of Carly Manning! Chloe insists she told her she couldn't go through with it, and she's glad she botched it up! Vivian calls her an airhead, saying she will lose Daniel. Chloe realizes Vivian was behind her thinking Daniel and Carly were together. She shouts, "You ruined my life!" Vivian insults her again, and Chloe threatens to have her arrested. Vivian calls her bluff, noting her part in it will be exposed. Chloe opens the door to show Vivian out and Carly is there! Carly gets Vivian out, then confronts her about being behind everything. Vivian runs off. Chloe is upset that she fell into Vivian's trap, and dreams of being a perfect family with Daniel. She muses that they'll never be happy like that if the baby isn't Daniel's.
Nicole breaks into the DiMera Mansion and starts looking for the evidence EJ supposedly has against her. She finds a voice recorder and tells Stefano's portrait she's going to beat him and his son. She keeps snooping and finds an ultrasound photo of the baby she and EJ lost. Nicole cries, then keeps looking, wondering if EJ is bluffing. She begins sneaking out of the house.
Stefano meets Lexi and Theo at the pier. He gives Theo a model boat and tells him he'll teach him how to sail one day. Abe appears and stiffens at the sight of Stefano. Theo goes with Stefano for a closer look at the boats, and Lexi explains to Abe that her father just showed up. She says Stefano knows he can't screw up if he wants to be part of their lives. Stefano calls EJ and tells him something is wrong, he'll need to meet him at the house.
EJ and Sami are getting close at the picnic when he gets Stefano's call. When he tells Sami he has to leave, she asks, "Do you really have to go?" EJ beams, and says they'll have plenty of other family nights together. Gaby comes back and sings a song to Sydney. Sami tears up and says Rafe used to sing that to Grace! Will sits down beside Sami and suggests she call Rafe. She can't. He asks if that's because of EJ. Sami feels Rafe can't deal with parts of her life. Will apologizes for being a jerk about EJ, saying he's trying to be decent.
Stefano arrives at home and Nicole hastily hides! Stefano pours a drink and booms, "Hiding won't do you any good!" EJ walks in and Stefano tells him that his crazy ex-wife gave their man the slip! Nicole listens intently. Stefano tells EJ the pressure he's putting on her is clearly working. EJ snaps that he has no real evidence! Nicole's eyes widen. They discuss Arianna. EJ says he enjoys defending someone innocent. Stefano thinks he's doing it for Sami. EJ tells his father he will be the man Sami can love. Stefano asks, "What if she finds out what you did?" Nicole turns on the voice recorder, and gets the whole truth about what EJ did on tape!
Carly catches up with Vivian outside Brady's Pub. Carly questions her about what she hoped to accomplish by using Chloe to get at her. Vivian vows she won't stop until she destroys her! Vivian takes off and Carly worries about Chloe's baby not being Daniel's.
Daniel arrives at Melanie's house, and tells her that with everything going on he wants to be clear that she is his first born, and the new baby coming will never take her place in his heart. Melanie shows him a 'big sister' t-shirt. Daniel laughs. She also gives him a dad book to record special baby moments. Daniel hopes he or she turns out like Melanie. They embrace.
Next on Days of our Lives:
Stephanie tells Philip she knows him, and knows something is wrong!
Chloe says to Carly, "You're here to destroy me aren't you!"
Nicole tells EJ, "I did what I had to do to protect myself and now look where we are!"