Soap Opera Fan Soap Summaries
A week’s worth of drama in a day.
Rick replaced Stephanie’s portrait on “B&B.” Will and Paul had sex on “Days.” Johnny was released on “GH,” and Sage relayed the night of Gabriel’s death on “Y&R.”
Read our excerpts and highlights from last week’s episodes, which can be found in full in Soaps.com’s Daily Soap Opera Recaps.
The Bold and the Beautiful:
Everyone was stunned by Rick’s ulterior motives in getting Eric to sign over control of Forrester. Eric, Ridge and Caroline objected to his actions, but Rick ordered his father to go on vacation and threatened to fire Ridge and Caroline. Despite his ongoing affair with Maya, Caroline wanted to save her marriage. Rick refused her. Ivy wished she had told Caroline the truth sooner and wondered if Rick was using Maya. Ridge believed he was and became irritated when Eric reminded him Rick only had control of the company for one year. Rick moved Maya into the Forrester mansion with him and replaced Stephanie’s portrait with one of Maya. Pam was livid and Caroline couldn’t believe her eyes. Read The Bold and the Beautiful Daily Recaps to find out what happened when Rick and Ivy faced off.
Days of our Lives:
Nicole and Daniel agreed on a do over prior to her receiving a scoop on Serena. Chad took a call from Stefano at the mansion and discussed ‘having Sonny right where they wanted him’ then made Sonny feel as though he owed him. He also lied to Jordan in regards to Rafe’s firing. While Victor bought a new club and offered Rafe a job, Will met with Paul and asked if he was gay. Paul replied with a kiss, which led to sex. Soon after, Sonny and Derrick arrived, caught Paul in a robe and realized someone was in his shower. Later, Derrick spied Will leaving Paul’s room. Hope confronted Aiden at the square about him threatening Bree. Aiden admitted he had. Brady and Melanie spontaneously kissed outside the Kiriakis mansion and confessed their feelings for each other. Elsewhere in Salem, Theresa had a recurring dream of having been kidnapped and later reacted upon finding a baby rattle. Read our Days of our Lives Daily Recaps to learn why Dr. Mandrake called Kristen.
Many awoke on New Year's Day in bed with others. Olivia with Julian, Ned with Alexis and Nathan with Maxie. At the jail, Morgan informed Sonny he was the father of Ava's baby. Ava said goodbye to her little girl, who she named Avery, then arrived at Pentonville where Sonny made it clear she wasn't safe. Johnny was released and warned Sonny those close to him weren't safe either. He ran into Lulu in Port Charles and both agreed they'd missed each other. Dante worried about Lulu's loyalty to Johnny and warned him away. Elsewhere, Bobbie was bothered by Fluke's attitude change at the mention of Bill Eckert. While Michael told her about plans to turn her and Luke's childhood home into a clinic, Fluke visited Luke, who realized he was Bill. Over at Wyndemere, Helena stunned Nik with a file about ELQ then again met with Jake. Read our General Hospital Daily Recaps to hear why Julian confessed to Anthony Zacchara's murder and how Sonny helped him in prison.
The Young and the Restless:
Sage told Adam she and Gabe married because of a clause in Constance's will, and how Gabe died the night of their wedding. Adam demanded a divorce but learned they had to wait two years. Adam later received a tour of Chelsea's penthouse, stole Connor's toy and told Billy he'd been hired at Jabot. After Gwen lured Devon into a suite, Hilary spied them kissing. Joe enticed Avery into his suite, wanting a second chance. Avery refused him and wanted to marry Dylan immediately. Dylan found out Victor was behind the demise of his coffeehouse and made a public scene in Genoa City. Nikki was livid and began drinking again. While Abby stole a sample of Ashley's love potion from Jabot, Kevin and Summer heard Mariah had kissed Austin. Elsewhere, Michael learned the cancer had spread. Lauren convinced him to start treatment. Read The Young and the Restless Daily Recaps for more about the threat Phyllis issued to Kelly that was followed by a slap.
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