Stefano's loved ones speak to him, Chad learns of Will's arrest, and Gabi confronts Andrew.
At the DiMera mansion, EJ stands beside Stefano's casket. Lexi arrives with Chad and Melanie, and asks if he's okay. EJ thanks Chad and Melanie for coming. Chad says he hates whoever did killed Stefano. They leave the room, and EJ answers the door to Nicole, who tells him she knows he loved Stefano. She says she admired Stefano's protectiveness over his family. EJ moves to hug her, but she steps back. He tells her to show herself out. Nicole waits and goes in to tell Stefano that he had her convinced he was immortal. She wants her baby to be just like him and EJ. She says the baby is a DiMera, but can never know. Kate appears, and comments on Nicole's ghoulish heart-to-heart with a man she hated. Elsewhere, Lexi tells EJ he was everything Stefano wanted his son to be. EJ says he was everything he wanted in a father. EJ finds Kate and Nicole arguing by the casket. They apologize. Nicole leaves. EJ tells Kate to stay. Kate tells Stefano she loved him and always will. She tearfully wonders why he tested her, and was so unforgiving. She cries, "I'm sorry, my love." Later, Chad tells Stefano he liked living there - he didn't know what it was like to have a father who thought he mattered. He says, "I love you, Dad." After, Chad overhears Kate talking to EJ about Will's arrest. In the parlor, Lexi tells Stefano she knows his guilt over her illness was excruciating, and she forgives him and hopes he's at peace. Abe appears to embrace her.
Andrew meets Gabi at the pier. She shoves him, yells at him for putting a rat in her food, and says he's ruined everything! She rants that the rat caused Chad to tell her overprotective cop brother. Andrew apologizes - he'll make it up to her. She says it's too late. He pleads with her not to give up on him. She says they just need to take things slowly. He vows to fix everything.
Will is at Marlena's place when Sami comes to the door. She tells Will she doesn't believe he killed Stefano. Will is snarky. Sami tells Will she ran into Marlena the night of the murder and she wasn't herself. He asks if she's accusing her of killing Stefano. Sami denies it. Marlena says Sami has a point - they all had a motive to kill him. She points out how easily behavior can be misread and warns Will he might be the victim of a set-up. Sami worries about the Phoenix rising again. Marlena says, "Not this time." After Sami goes, Marlena tells Will that Sami is worried everyone will be scrutinized. She asks Will why he was upset that night. He tells her she doesn't want to know. Will assures her he didn't shoot Stefano. She knows.
Sami comes to the DiMera mansion with the kids. EJ tells Johnny, "We are DiMeras." In the other room, Theo asks Lexi if she'll be going away like Stefano. She says she will. Abe assures him she doesn't want to. Lexi tells him she'll watch over him, and tells him never to forget how much she loves him. Meanwhile, Sami has gone to see Stefano. When EJ finds her, she says she wanted to see that he was really dead. EJ thanks her for bringing the kids. Sami tells him she knows what Stefano meant to him. EJ hopes everyone can breathe a sigh of relief now that he's dead. Sami says even death cannot stop him from ruining their lives. Later, EJ, alone with Stefano, talks to him about how he turned his back on him when he learned they weren't blood - it shouldn't have mattered. EJ says he loved him, then chuckles, "Now look at me. I'm alone!" He says the women in his life are afraid of him, his kids can't live with him, his sister's dying, and it all leads back to him. EJ feels he should be telling Stefano to burn in hell, but he can't do it because he loves him, and knows he loved him too. EJ tells Stefano he destroyed everything.
In the square, Chad rants to Melanie about Will's own grandfather believing he killed Stefano. Melanie tries to reason with him, and he asks whose side she's on anyway. Gabi overhears and plunges in. Melanie stops her from following Chad. Melanie wonders if she's being watched, and says the police should have been involved from the beginning.
In a dark room, Andrew prepares for a 'guest' and murmurs that he thinks Gabi will like the new plan.
In the park, Chad confronts Will about killing his father.
Sami returns to Marlena and tells her there is something going on with EJ - it's like something has changed inside him.
Andrew continues preparing his basement room while vowing to give Gabi what she wants.
Chad confronts Will.
Andrew stalks Melanie, with the intentions of kidnapping her.
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