At Crimson Lights, Avery and Dylan discuss Ian's ex-wife, Willa's visit. Dylan's afraid she might go looking for someone else who will pay for her information - like Nikki. Avery muses that he's grown to care about his mother. Avery leaves and Dylan leaves Nikki a message.
Y&R Recap: Misspent Youth.
Billy gets worked up over Adam, Nikki tells Dylan about her past, and Neil leaves with Hilary.
At Newman, Victor tells Nikki that Abby called to wish them a happy anniversary. She shows him a drawing from Faith that includes Dylan as part of her family. Victor gifts Nikki with an IOU for a trip to Europe. Nikki wonders what he's up to. Victor wants to see her happy. He says he's ready to accept Dylan as part of her family. She's thrilled.
At the Club, Neil tells Leslie he's headed to the airport. She asks if he's going away with a woman because of the flowered luggage beside him. He says it's not what she thinks, but Leslie sniffs that he's free to do as he likes and walks off. Hilary joins Neil and they go. After, Avery arrives to discuss Ian Ward's ex-wife with Leslie. She warns they could be working together and asks Leslie to keep Ian in check. Avery looks at Leslie's computer and is surprised to see she's using an online dating site. Leslie says Neil couldn't wait to move on. Avery reassures her; she'll find love again.
At the park, Billy takes the phone from Chelsea and asks, "Who the hell is this?" Whoever it is hangs up. Chelsea is upset. Billy warns her about hiding him. Chelsea says she wouldn't do that, but she has a feeling he's out there. She adds that the homeless man saw Adam crawl out of the car. Billy scoffs and asks how she even tracked him down. She says, "Victor." Billy orders her to call off this investigation. He insists there's no way he could have survived. Chelsea feels he's being mean. "I need answers." She asks if he'd ever stop searching for Victoria.
Nikki arrives at Crimson Lights after receiving Dylan's message. She tells him about Victor's acceptance and their anniversary. They chat and Dylan tells her that Willa showed up. Nikki says if she comes to her door she'll wish she hadn't. They talk about Nikki's wealth and how she used to be a stripper and a cult member. She offers to tell him about her misspent youth. He accepts. Her history is his too. Nikki tells him everything. She says she had no self-worth so gave him up for adoption. Dylan understands so much better now. He thanks her for giving him a good life.
On the plane, Hilary talks to Neil about the planned meetings in Los Angeles but he's distracted. He says Leslie assumed he was vacationing with another woman and he didn't exactly correct her. Neil opens up about how much he misses her - they were even planning to watch March Madness together. He challenges Hilary to join the basketball pool. Later, she gives him her picks based on team mascots. They work out a deal for the winner.
At the station, Paul tells Detective Harding that Chris is in Madison deposing Ian Ward. Harding says someone is there with information on Adam. It's the homeless guy. He tells Paul and Harding that he told Victor and Chelsea what he saw - Adam Newman's alive; there's no doubt about it. Later, Billy arrives and describes the scene with Chelsea in the park. He wonders if Adam really could be alive. Paul says it doesn't mean there's anything to it just because Victor's involved. After, Paul returns to the homeless guy who mentions a new detail - the bath. Adam got clean. Paul wonders to Harding if what Nick saw was wrong.
Chelsea enters Victor's office and says she got another call from Adam. He gets his people on tracing the call. She says Billy was there and didn't want her to look into it any further. Victor wants to know everything. Soon Billy arrives. They all bicker about whether Adam is dead. Victor accuses Billy of wanting them to stop looking so he can find Adam himself and finish the job he started. Billy warns Chelsea about Victor getting his hooks into Connor. Victor hollers that Billy is a drunk and a gambler. He orders him out. Chelsea asks Victor to find out about the phone call and leaves too. Victor calls someone to trace the phone calls Chelsea's received and also to look into how much Billy Abbott knows about Adam's death.
Genoa City Spoilers for Tomorrow on The Young and the Restless:
Jack asks Victor why he's suddenly so concerned about how Phyllis is doing. Victor asks Jack why he's spreading lies about him.
Sharon's therapist tells Nick that Sharon received shock treatment.
Sharon tells Cassie's lookalike, "You're not supposed to be here."
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- Candace Young