Rafe gets a lead on Anna, Hope asks Nicole for an alibi, and Mia tries to make Chad jealous.
At Salem PD, Sami finds Rafe on the phone discussing his theory about the woman in Morocco being a set up. Sami tells him he’s right. Stefano is up to something. Stefano finds Kate flashing back to being threatened by Madeline. They discuss the threat and Stefano makes a call to Madeline, saying he’ll handle it. Rafe says Stefano told him EJ doesn’t trust Sami to raise their children. Sami doesn’t believe Stefano. She doesn’t think Rafe’s exactly agent objective. They argue and Rafe says EJ wants to be with her. She must see it. Sami asks how he knew. "Did you see…" she starts to say but stops herself and says she cares for EJ as the father of her children and was on her way to confront EJ when she found him. She’s tired of people budding into her life. Rafe tells her to be honest with herself. Sami doesn’t have feelings for EJ, she says and flashes back to the kiss and tells Rafe she’s not stupid and knows it’s nuts to move into the DiMera mansion. She can’t let Kate turn Will against her. Rafe takes a call and tells the caller he’ll be on the next flight out. He hangs up and tells Sami he’s going away. He asks her to hold off on her decision until he returns – whenever that is. Sami turns him down. She’s off to see EJ. "Bon Voyage," she says and slams the door behind her. Rafe cryptically says he can’t tell her or she’ll just tell EJ. Once she’s gone, Rafe tells a cop this time he’s off to see Anna face to face.
At the DiMera mansion, Stefano tells Sydney her daddy will be fine and he plans revenge.
Hope is stopped by Dr. Baker on the pier, who starts to tell her their next step. Hope doesn’t recognize him. When a cop comes up, Baker runs off and eavesdrops as the cop tells Hope they learned the perp covered his tracks after making off with some of EJ DiMera’s money.
From EJ's hospital bed, Ari grins as EJ tells Nicole he thinks Nicole set him up. Nicole’s exasperated and tells Ari to turn off the camera. They argue and Nicole takes the tape from the camera and destroys it. Ari gives them a moment and goes outside the room to tell Brady about EJ’s accusations. Brady doesn’t believe EJ and tells Ari they shouldn’t air it. Ari doesn’t like that Brady’s in Nicole’s corner and has to go tell her boss that Nicole destroyed the tape.
In EJ’s room, Nicole states her innocence and thinks EJ will frame her. EJ says the days she doesn’t pay for her crime are over. Hope comes in and EJ says he remembers the man was connected to Nicole. Hope’s taping it and tells Nicole to leave the room. EJ thinks money was the motive and Nicole loves the stuff. Hope says they think EJ was hit in the head with a butt of a gun – like hers, and by somebody shorter than him.
Nicole finds Brady outside and hears Ari already told him about EJ’s accusations. Nicole assures him she had nothing to do with it but is afraid to go back to prison. Ari returns as Nicole and Brady are hugging. Nicole says she was alone last night and has no alibi. She wants Brady to give her one but he won’t. She leaves and Ari returns and calls Brady a good friend. She not only loves him, she likes him. They smooch. Later, Hope finds Nicole and asks for an alibi. They go to the station.
When Sami arrives to EJ’s room he thanks her for saving his life.
At Java, Mia tries to make amends with Will. Nearby, Madeline watches Mia and tells Chad what’s going down at Will’s table. She offers to give Chad more of an allowance if he quits working with Mia. He refuses. Madeline notices a call come in from Stefano. Mia interrupts to greet Madeline, who treats her coldly. Mia asks Madeline to go with her to Grace’s grave.
Madeline declares she has an appointment but Mia thinks she’s lying. The ladies go outside to talk while Chad and Will wonder what the display was about. Later, the guys study and Chad says they need Mia’s help. Will refuses to and Chad blames himself for messing Mia up. Mia returns and one of the bus boys flirts with her. She flirts back and asks him to kiss her. Once he does, she slaps him. Will goes to the guy and tells him that was for his benefit. Mia corrects him. It was for Chad’s benefit.
Outside Java, Mia begs Madeline to try to help her get another chance with Chad. When Madeline says it’s not up to her, Mia leaves, frustrated and hurt, feeling Madeline thinks she’s not good enough.
Baker packs up in his hotel room and thinks to himself he should have stayed dead. He says goodbye to Salem.
Stefano bumps into Madeline on the pier and tells her next time he asks to meet with her, she shouldn’t ignore his wishes. Each warns the other to stay away.
Back at the mansion, Kate’s agitated and fixing a drink. She gasps and looks at her hands, which are bloody. She cries out and looks again. The blood is gone. Will interrupts and she says he shouldn’t spend so much time with Chad. Will asks what’s going on.
Next on Days Of Our Lives:
Nicole tells Hope EJ is trying to frame her.
EJ tells Stefano, "Samantha is about the only person I can trust."
Caroline shakily tells Sami, "You're falling for him. All over again."
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