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OLTL Recap: Monday, December 12, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, December 12, 2011.


Téa is thrown when Blair tells her that Tomas called and confessed to the murder. John sends a cop to pick up the computer to try to trace Tomas. Téa continues her pretense but chills Todd with some ambiguous comments about her husband’s killer.

Natalie drops off the baby with John. Neither able to admit their feelings.

Meanwhile Roxy is having a meeting with Nigel, Shaun and Destiny in John’s room, preparing their protest of the cancellation of Fraternity Row. Roxy tells them about the John and Natalie saga as John comes in. Destiny holds the baby for a moment, beginning to register the fact that she’s about to be a mother. Nigel leads the soap protesters to the Lord Library to finish their meeting. John confesses to Liam his love for Natalie. John invites Natalie to stay.

Rex narrowly avoids seeing Stacy at the Bon Jour, but Stacy sees him and Viki. Stacy tells Cutter something’s weird about how Rex found them, and about how she knows she’s been to this place before.

Viki, as a lark, steps in and puts on a waitress uniform to help out when she learns they’re shorthanded. She goes to take an order and realizes the customer is Charlie.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Ford and Jessica go tree shopping.
  • Gigi has another flashback.
  • Charlie gives Viki some advice.

OLTL Recap: Friday, December 9, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, December 9, 2011.


Tomas via a Skype-type phone call makes a confession to Blair. Todd’s simultaneously relieved and guilty. Blair’s devastated after her talk with Tomas – and Todd shows up. She breaks down with him and he comforts her.

But Tea, after learning that John believes Todd is really Victor’s murderer, shows up, urgently telling Blair she has to talk to her. After much stonewalling from John, Téa realizes he has his own idea about who killed her husband. She then insists that she must warn Blair, but John’s sure that Blair will let her emotion get in the way. At EOD, she shows up to find Blair in Todd’s arms.

Cutter goes to check on a room for them. Stacy is alone when Rex arrives. Earlier, Aubrey is surprised Rex is back. Aubrey assumes Rex is ready to re-start his search for Cutter and Stacy. But Rex tells her he needs to take some time off and be with Shane. They’re going to Texas to honor Gigi’s memory by attending a pie contest there – where Rex and Gigi first found each other again. He kisses Aubrey, evening the score between them, asking her to spend Christmas with him and Shane. Aubrey happily accepts.

Clint’s thrown when he discovers that Viki is really leaving town. They argue over Kim. Viki isn’t convinced that he wouldn’t forget about Viki if Kim showed up at that door. Clint follows her over the threshold – and his ankle bracelet alarm sounds. He kisses her. She goes anyway. At EOD, Viki’s in Texas with Rex…And Clint is opening the door to Kim.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Téa’s comments unnerve Todd.
  • John invites Natalie to move in.
  • Viki bumps into Charlie.

OLTL Recap: Thursday, December 8, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, December 8, 2011.


Blair asks Todd to publish a reward announcement for any info leading to the whereabouts of Tomas. Todd has no choice but to run the announcement. EOD, upset Blair returns home, finds a message on her computer from Tomas. John and Bo talk about the case, and John makes it clear he still believes Todd’s the guilty party and that Calmar’s indicting Tomas was done under coercion.

Meanwhile, Roxy hopes Natalie has good news about her and Johnny, especially after the bad news about the cancellation of Fraternity Row. Roxy urges Natalie to mend fences with John, life is short, you never know when something or someone you love can be ripped away. Roxy beelines to John’s office, where she’s on the verge of telling John Natalie still loves him. Bo gives John advice on how to catch Todd off guard.

Rex returns to Shane, who covers what he’s up to with Neela. Rex admits he was off on a wild goose chase looking for Gigi… but there’s an explanation. EOD, Shane and Rex decide to head to Paris, Texas together for the pie contest, which they hope will bring them both closer to Gigi.. Shane’s counting on Neela to get a confession from Jack on her tape recorder. Shane warns her not to fall for Jack. EOD, Jack calls Neela, asking to see her again.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Todd comforts Blair.
  • Viki arrives in Paris, Texas.
  • Kim pays Clint a visit.

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, December 7, 2011.


Viki tells Noelle that Clint kissed her, but it isn’t a cause for celebration, it’s a cause for complaint. Noelle invites Viki to lick her wounds in Paris, Texas, where the Pie-Off is soon to take place. Meanwhile, Clint gripes to Nigel that Viki mistook his motive for kissing her. At EOD Viki returns to pack her bags for Texas, where Clint cannot follow.

Kim tells Rex the whole story about Stacy. Kim turns the tables on Rex, questioning him about the nature of his relationship with Aubrey. Elsewhere, Aubrey confronts Rama about her role in framing Kim for the murder Cutter committed. In Paris, Texas, Stacy is plagued by the feeling that she’s been to the Bon Jour before.

Shane plans to get justice for his mother by getting Neela to cozy up to Jack in the hope that he’ll confess his role in Gigi’s death. Jack invites Neela to come hang out at his house. Neela arrives with a tape recorder hidden on her person. At EOD she turns it on reluctantly and tries to get Jack to open up.

Roxy and others reel at the news that Fraternity Row has been canceled. Roxy seeks out Clint in the hope that he’ll take on production of the show himself. Roxy vows to save her favorite show, one way or another.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Blair seeks Todd’s help.
  • Bo gives John advice.
  • Tomas contacts Blair.

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Tuesday, December 6, 2011.


Much of Llanview takes a break to watch their favorite program, the legendary soap opera, Fraternity Row.

Viki and Clint’s reminiscence over the show leads to a kiss. Clint’s later mention of Kim’s letter undoes all the progress he and Viki made.

Rex and Aubrey seek out Kim. Kim realizes from their story that Stacy is out of the hospital and at large. Kim offers to help them locate Stacy and fill in the blanks in the story – but only if they retrieve the evidence that will exonerate her. Cutter and Stacy surface at the rebuilt Bon Jour Café in Paris, Texas.

In Llanview, Noelle reveals to Shane that she has concocted a special pie recipe in Gigi’s honor and intends to enter it in this year’s Paris, Texas Pie-Off. Together they share some emotional memories of Gigi. Noelle invites Shane to join her and Moe in Texas to see the Gigi Morasco Special win the contest.

Starr tries to get Jack to open up, first about Neela, then about Shane. Jack rebuffs her, intent on solving his problems himself. Neela gets an earful about Jack from Roxy and Destiny. Neela decides to give Jack the cold shoulder, but at EOD Shane has a plan and suggests she do the exact opposite.

At EOD Roxy gets some very unwelcome news.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Viki confides in Noelle.
  • Neela cozies up to Jack.
  • Roxy is in disbelief.

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 12 Edition

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( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of December 12, 2011.


Stacy spies on Rex and Viki on Monday, December 12. Aubrey hopes to surprise Rex when he comes home. Shane tells Rex that he’s okay with Aubrey spending time with them. Stacy has another flashback. At the Bon Jour, Viki encounters Charlie, who gives her words of encouragement on Tuesday, December 13. Meanwhile, Clint is torn between Kim and Viki. Kim urges Clint to make up his mind, and afterward runs into Rama. Elsewhere in Llanview, Ford and Jessica go shopping for a tree, as do Shaun and Vivian. And later Shaun reveals what he was going to give Vivian for Christmas.

The Inside Story: Getting Away with Murder
Téa is taken aback to learn Tomas confessed to her husband’s murder on Monday, December 12. Todd makes some cryptic comments to Téa. Natalie and John continue to dance around their feelings. Suspicious of Todd, Téa watches Blair and Dani try to cope with her brother’s confession. Todd and Starr discuss Blair and Rick on Wednesday, December 14. Natalie and her crew confiscate Blair’s computer, and later presents her findings. On Thursday, December 15, Todd tells Jack that he knows what he did, and attempts to cut a deal with him. John and Téa outsmart Calmar. By Friday, December 16, Todd spends time with his family. Natalie talks to Jessica about John while decorating the Llanfair Christmas tree together. John accompanies Téa to the hospital when it appears as if her unborn child might be in danger. And John doesn’t have time to talk to Natalie.

A Closer Look: Star Power
Roxy, Shaun, Destiny, and Nigel makes plans to protest the cancellation of the long-running soap “Fraternity Row” on Monday, December 12. Destiny is affected while holding Liam. Later, John makes an admission to Liam and asks Natalie to move in. On Wednesday, December 14, Bo, Nora, and Matthew return home to find David waiting to greet them. Matthew needs to talk to his big brother alone. Bo tries to lift Nora’s spirits about the baby situation. At the same time, Roxy thinks David is the key to saving her soap. Destiny and Matthew have it out over the baby. Bo and Nora reach a truce with Phylicia and Richard. Roxy and Shaun come up with a plan to persuade David to join their side. By Friday, December 16, Bo and Nora ask Matthew what happened. Roxy interrupts David’s interview with Blanca Morales about his new film. David finally gives in to Roxy’s demands. But will her good news come too late?


  • Roxy awakens in an altered state of reality.
  • Clint decides between Kim and Viki.
  • David supports his best friend Viki.
  • The truth about Stacy finally comes out.
  • Jack asks Todd to spend Christmas with the family.

OLTL Alerts: Week of December 12 Edition


( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of December 12, 2011.


  • Monday: Téa is unnerved about Todd’s comments concerning Victor’s murder. John offers Natalie and Liam a place to stay. Viki encounters a familiar face at the Bon Jour.
  • Tuesday: David returns to Llanview to visit his family. Matthew and Destiny discuss their unborn baby. Stacy suffers an identity crisis.
  • Wednesday: Roxy, Shaun, and Nigel mourn the cancellation of “Fraternity Row.” John and Natalie have a talk. David welcomes Matthew home.
  • Thursday: Roxy believes David is the key to saving her favorite soap. Todd reveals that Jack tried to torch The Sun. David promotes his latest film on Blanca’s talk show.
  • Friday: Jessica and Natalie decorate the Llanfair Christmas tree. Téa leans on John in a moment of distress. Roxy receives more bad news.

GH Teasers: Week of December 5 Edition

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( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of December 5, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #12447): Robin and Patrick have a big talk. Elizabeth unleashes her anger on Luke. Lulu and Dante have a difference of opinion. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Tuesday (Episode #12448): Sonny goes home. Jason and Sam agree not to let Franco come between them. Carly gets a new roommate. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Wednesday (Episode #12449): Sam suffers a breakdown in front of Michael. Jason nears a breakthrough. Dante asks Deloris out on a date. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Thursday (Episode #12450): Another of Franco’s gifts arrives. Things heat up between Sonny and Kate. Maxie asks someone for help. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Friday (Episode #12451): Jason becomes enraged. Mac rounds up the suspects in Lisa’s murder case. Dante makes a shocking discovery. (Rated: TVPG L, V)

OLTL Teasers: Week of December 5 Edition

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( — “One Life to Live” Teasers for the Week of December 5, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #11016): Aubrey tells Rex that Cutter and Kim are siblings. Todd watches as John questions Calmar. Starr’s actions could come back to bite her. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Tuesday (Episode #11017): Cutter and Stacy arrive in Paris, Texas. Roxy’s favorite soap is canceled. Viki and Clint kiss. (Rated: TVPG V)
  • Wednesday (Episode #11018): Roxy tries to save her soap. Shane seeks justice in his mother’s death. Viki confides in Noelle. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Thursday (Episode #11019): Rex has some surprising news for Shane. Bo gives John some advice on Todd. Shane asks Neela to help him get Jack to confess to murder. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Friday (Episode #11020): Clint is taken aback when Viki decides to leave Llanview. Kim returns to see Clint. Tomas leaves Blair a message. (Rated: TVPG L)

OLTL Recap: Monday, December 5, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, December 5, 2011.


Cutter reels from his discovery. Meanwhile, Rex sees reels from his own discovery about the woman who looks like Gigi. Rex wonders how Cutter got mixed up in all of this. Aubrey drops the bombshell that Cutter and Kim are siblings. At EOD, Rex/Aubrey and Cutter/Stacy pick the next destinations on their respective travels.

Todd becomes worried when Calmar is brought in to the LPD. Calmar “confesses” that Tomas was the one who murdered Victor. At EOD, John privately remains unconvinced.

Jack walks in on Shane pressing Neela for evidence proving that Jack killed Gigi. Shane quickly leaves. Jack explains to Neela that he used to bully Shane. He feels terrible about it, but claims that Shane is making up stories to get back at him. Neela is reluctant to give up her fantasy about Jack, but remains unsure. At EOD, Jack asks Neela out on a date.

Starr and Danielle arrive at Rick’s hospital room to talk him out of the lawsuit. Dani waits outside while Starr enacts a plan of her own. Will Starr’s desperate measures come back to haunt her?

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Roxy gets some unsettling news.
  • Noelle and Shane remember Gigi.
  • Neela learns more about Jack.

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