Victor Nikki flashback to 1999
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Young and the Restless character, Nikki Newman, does it all. is excited for the upcoming special episode honoring Melody Thomas Scott’s 40 years playing Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless. The show took to Twitter to promote the tribute, which will feature flashbacks from past to present as Nikki writes a letter to her grandchildren while in jail awaiting her fate for killing JT Hellstrom (Thad Luckinbill). The show’s preview clip features Nikki in her early stripper days, in her best catfights, as a meddling mom, and of course throughout her epic love story with Victor (Eric Braeden). The special episode will air today, Tuesday February 19, in Canada and Wednesday February 20 in the United States in Y&R’s usual time slots. Please visit’s Young and the Restless spoilers to find out what else is coming up.