Chloe pleads with Philip not to spill the truth to Melanie. He realizes she’s right, they have to keep this between the two of them, just as Daniel shows up. Philip pulls together a story about how he learned by accident that Chloe was pregnant and they decided not to tell Melanie since nobody was supposed to know. Daniel says he buys their story and Philip congratulates them and leaves. Daniel’s not happy that Philip wanted Chloe to keep a secret from him and notices that whenever Chloe’s around Philip, she’s tied in knots. Daniel asks her to distance herself from Philip unless they’re together. He’s jealous. She won’t stop hanging out with Philip so they start arguing and Chloe finally gives in. She doesn’t want to make Daniel feel threatened. He’s the most important person in the world to her. Daniel holds her and he admits he was a little upset before he came home. He came from giving hell to Vivian. Chloe panics and apologizes for not telling him about her chat with Vivian. Chloe shares that Vivian manipulated her into thinking Daniel and Carly were having an affair. Daniel fumes and apologizes to her for not believing in her. Chloe apologizes, feeling she has betrayed him and starts to bawl. “I did things,” she tells him. Daniel interrupts her and says he forgives her and asks for her forgiveness. They forgive each other and decide to move on, ending up in bed. Daniel heads to the shower to listen to some ‘80’s Emo Music’ while Chloe ruminates over her lies.
Melanie sets up a picnic at the beach and assures Ari that the police will catch the Salem Mugger. When Brady shows up, he and Ari realize they’ve been set up and chastise Mel for meddling. Melanie thinks they’re still in love. They agree they are but it’s not enough. Melanie leaves them to it and they profess their love for each other. Ari maintains her innocence and Ari blames Nicole. Brady rolls his eyes and he mentions wishing he could have paid her bail. He doesn’t like EJ as her lawyer. His friendship with Nicole is based on how alike they are but Ari thinks he’s as strong as she is.
At the pier, Nicole asks EJ if he’d like to tell Sami why she was called there. EJ’s fit to be tied and Sami asks if this is another of Nicole’s reindeer games. Nicole doesn’t think EJ can talk his way out of this one. Sami thinks this is about EJ being Arianna’s lawyer but Nicole reminds them she gave Ari an alibi. Sami starts yelling that Nicole can’t stand to see others happy and Nicole calls Sami clueless and intimates that there’s something else he’s hiding. Sami gets a call. "Hey hey, this is about my kids," Sami spits out and takes the call elsewhere. Nicole threatens EJ but he tells her the tape will be inadmissible in a court of law. Will and Gabi show up to talk to Sami, nearby. EJ tells Nicole that Will has become a favorite of Stefano’s and Gabi’s Rafe’s sister. They’ve become a big happy family. Nicole doesn’t care about his so called big happy family. She doesn’t have to tell Sami the truth to out him. She rushes off and returns telling them there’s something that’s going to knock their socks off.
Melanie arrives home and receives flowers from Philip for their five month anniversary. Melanie jokes he’s setting the bar high for the rest of their marriage, which makes Philip feel down. He explains that Daniel found out he knows about the pregnancy. They change and Melanie brings up her visit from Vivian, which leads her to ask Philip if they can get their own house. Philip’s up for that. They’ll start looking tomorrow! Melanie describes her dream home, a simple cottage with an extra bedroom for a nursery. Philip’s surprised when she mentions the nursery and admits he hoped they’d have time to themselves. Melanie says she’s thinking of their future and realizes how great it could be to have a kid-friendly house – for later.
Back at the beach, Ari receives a call from Frank and has to get to the pier to tape a segment. She’s happy to have her job still. Brady hopes they can continue their conversation later.
Ari shows up at the pier and prepares to shoot. Nicole tells EJ she’s going to out him in front of his whole fan club. Brady shows up and Nicole tells him he won’t want to miss this. Nicole asks EJ if her lip gloss is too shiny, causing him to become enraged. Nicole reminds him this is the place he tossed Sydney’s bloody clothes into the river to hurt Sami. She wants to be up close and personal when she tells Salem what a monster he is. Nicole tells Ari to tell their production truck they’re ready to go. EJ starts to gnash his teeth as Nicole goes live…
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