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Recaps
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:53 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, May 25, 2009 (Encore Presentation).

IT HAPPENED TODAY

News of Michael’s shooting quickly spreads as he’s rushed to the hospital. At the hospital, Jason urges Carly to pull herself together and stay strong for Michael. Patrick informs Carly and Sonny that Michael is in critical condition with a bullet lodged in his head and will need surgery. Sonny takes his misplaced anger out on Jason. Carly accuses Sonny of being the one who didn’t protect their son.

Lulu and Johnny make love but then head to the hospital after Spinelli informs them about Michael.

Patrick refuses to allow Robin to assist him in the operating room as she’s too emotionally tied to Michael.

Lucky tells Alexis it appears as though Michael was hit by a ricochet bullet that was probably meant for Sonny.

Jerry confronts Ian and threatens to kill him.

Johnny and Claudia are horrified by what they’ve done.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Michael is a changed young man.
  • Robin reunites with Patrick and returns home.
  • Johnny and Olivia have no regrets.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:52 AM ET | By Jermetria Lacey

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “Days of our Lives” Episode Recap – Friday, May 22, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

EJ and Philip make plans to exchange Stefano for Stephanie. Meanwhile, Owen continues to watch Stephanie as she lies in a morgue drawer unconscious. He returns to the woods to find Stephanie’s phone that was lost and realizes the phone is ringing. He answers the phone to EJ, who has finally tracked down Owen, and instructs him on where to deliver Stephanie to him. Owen agrees, but when he returns to Stephanie, she regains consciousness, and she tries to convince Owen to let her go. Owen is hesitant, but Stephanie pressures him to do the right thing. In the meeting spot, EJ calls Owen, wondering what’s taking so long, and Owen tells a worried EJ that there’s been a change of plans.

Brady walks in on Victor and Philip discussing the swap. Victor leaves to tend to Stefano while Brady questions Philip about what’s going on. Philip doesn’t divulge anything; however, Philip does apologize for not following Brady’s advice. He should have let the police deal with the DiMeras. Worried, Brady meets with Bo and tells him he thinks Stephanie’s life is in danger. Meanwhile, Philip anxiously waits on the pier for the swap to take place.

Rafe and Arianna have a family discussion about him adopting Grace. Rafe doesn’t want to hear it, but Arianna is persistent to make Rafe realize it’s a bad idea. Max steps in and introduces himself to Rafe, who gets up for some air. Arianna apologies for Rafe’s behavior, and she and Max share a nice conversation about family. Arianna goes to speak with Rafe, as Max leaves for the night and runs into Bo, and learns more about the Kiriakis and DiMera war.

After fighting with Will, Sami walks in on Arianna telling Rafe she hopes Sami doesn’t ruin his life. After Arianna leaves, Sami breaks down and Rafe comforts her. Sami feels better and the couple leaves for home.

Mia visits Will. Will talks about his fight with his mom and Mia wonders about Grace’s biological mom.

On the Next Days of our Lives

  • Stefano seems near death as Philip and Victor await the exchange.
  • Owen comes to a decision to free Stephanie, but she misinterprets.
  • Lucas and Daniel both have vivid dreams about Chloe.

“Days of our Lives” airs Weekdays on NBC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:52 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, May 22, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

After facing Jesse’s questions, Liza asks Colby to back up her alibi for the night of the murder. Colby initially lies for her mother, but Jesse is dubious. Liza admits to Jesse to being in the Chandler mansion that night – but says while she didn’t kill Stuart, she knows who did.

Ryan overhears a dreaming Kendall murmur that Adam deserved to die. To protect Kendall, Zach makes a full confession to murder of Stuart to the new D.A., Henry North.

Annie is booked for kidnapping.

Adam says goodbye to Stuart. Marian and Scott, meanwhile, mourn Stuart together.

Tad recovers from his collapse.

On the Next All My Children (Encore Presentation of 2/16/09 Episode)

  • Kendall and Greenlee collide.
  • Ryan hurles accusations at Zach. 
  • Bianca and Reese make a committment.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




OLTL Recap: Friday, May 22, 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:52 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, May 22, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

“Clinging to Hope”

Viki quickly figures out that Bess has taken off with Chloe to protect Jessica. Jessica emerges briefly after answering a call from Brody but Bess soon regains control as she and the baby drive further and further away from Llanview. Blair shares an emotional reunion with her children. Marty pulls Blair aside and confirms that Chloe is really Hope.

Stacy puts on an act to manipulate Rex in to saying she can stay with him as long as needs. Kyle, who’s up to his neck in hot water, tells Stacy its payback time.

Todd is stricken when Michael admits Téa’s injuries are life-threatening.

On the Next One Life to Live (encore of 3/9/09 episode)

  • Blair arrives at the hospital after being stabbed.
  • Marty uses superhuman strength to save Cole.
  • Stacy attempts to seduce Rex after drugging his drink.

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:52 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, May 22, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

Jason advises Carly to give Michael time and space. An amused Lulu watches as Michael plays Edward, who presses him to come live with the Quartermaines. Carly only succeeds in pushing Michael further away with her insistence that he’ll be coming back home to live with her.

Claudia confronts Olivia about sleeping with Johnny. Johnny tells Claudia she has no right to try and run his life and sends her away. Sonny goes to Olivia demanding that she stay away from Johnny. Maxie is hurt and dismayed to learn Johnny slept with Olivia.

Holly has answers for Luke and Ethan.

On the Next General Hospital: Encore Presentation of 4/7/08 Episode

  • Michael’s life is in jeopardy.
  • Carly accuses Sonny of not protecting Michael.
  • Johnny and Claudia are horrified by what they’ve done.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:51 AM ET | By Jermetria Lacey

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “Days of our Lives” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

After Rafe offers to adopt Grace, Sami wonders if Rafe is proposing marriage. Before he can answer, she says that as much as she loves him, she’s not ready to marry him. Rafe says that’s good because he wasn’t proposing. Sami is shocked. She says she can’t marry Rafe because she wants to avoid the mistakes of past relationships and not rush into things. Rafe agrees. They both agree to take things slowly. Sami tells Will that Rafe is adopting Grace. Will is convinced Sami is manipulating something. Meanwhile, Arianna blows up at Rafe when he tells her his plans to adopt Grace. She tells him he’s getting way too involved and she’s afraid that “it’s” all happening again.

Philip is stunned that Victor refuses to trade Stefano for Stephanie. Victor explains he will appear weak if he does so, and will not give up his pride, or credibility. Philip makes an impassioned plea about love trumping all. Victor is hit when Philip brings up his dad’s love for Caroline, asking that his father help him save the woman he loves. Victor agrees and Philip calls EJ to say the trade is on.

Stephanie manages to escape the morgue, but loses her phone when Owen grabs her outside. She starts to get away again, but falls and is knocked unconscious. Owen brings her back to the morgue, worried for her safety. He also worries what the DiMeras might to do her and is not sure he can give Stephanie to them.

Nicole realizes EJ is hiding family business from her and makes a loving, heartfelt speech about how he can trust her because she knows whatever he’s doing it’s to keep his own family safe. EJ confides to Nicole about the Stephanie kidnapping. And how he’s afraid Stephanie may have escaped, which means he can’t trade her for his father. Nicole surprises EJ by remaining loyal to him, offering to help him any way she can. The bond between them is stronger than ever when Philip calls and says he’s ready to make the trade.

On the Next Days of our Lives

  • EJ and Philip make plans to exchange Stefano for Stephanie.
  • Rafe and Arianna have a family discussion about him adopting Grace.
  • Mia visits Will.

“Days of our Lives” airs Weekdays on NBC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:51 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Annie saves Adam’s life after he has a heart attack following his realization that Stuart probably died. Emma tells Annie she is proud of her, but wants to see Ryan. Wanting to do right by her daughter, Annie calls Ryan and does the right thing by taking Emma back home. After Ryan allows her to spend time with Emma, Annie appears to be on the road to redemption when she calls the police to turn herself in. Krystal pleads with David to run away with her but he refuses. Krystal realizes that Adam will be on a rampage after realizing Stuart is dead, and David better watch out.

Tad and Liza share memories. Jake won’t go along with Liza’s plan to pass Amanda’s baby off as her own but she remains undeterred. She even blackmails him to go along with it, or she’ll tell David about their plans to fake his baby’s death. Jake is furious. Tad’s strange behavior leads him to dance with Nurse Gayle, and then collapse.

Scott is devastated over his father’s death. JR confirms to Adam that Stuart is dead and Adam cries out for his brother. Angie busts David and lets him know she is onto him poisoning Adam’s pills and will prove it.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Kendall says incriminating words in her sleep.
  • Tad appears on the mend.
  • Marian and Scott mourn their loss.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 21, 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:51 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

“The Wheels on the Bus…”

Jessica is plagued by memories of Bess. Viki, Clint and Brody discover Jessica and Chloe missing from the hospital. Michael and Marcie tell Starr and Cole that the baby buried in Hope’s grave isn’t Hope. Meanwhile at the hospital, Viki confirms Powell’s claims to Todd and Marty, who agree to give them the time they need to break the news to a fragile Jessica. Todd and Marty share an emotional reunion with Starr and Cole and then tell them they need to talk about something.

Téa is rushed to the hospital in very bad shape after being pulled from the debris in the aftermath of the explosion at the fraternity house.

Stacy manipulates Rex into agreeing to let Gigi take Shane back home with her.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Viki comes to a realization about Jessica.
  • Blair an her children enjoy an emotional reunion.
  • Téa goes under the knife.

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:51 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

Carly blames Jax for Michael being so angry with her, saying she never should have let Jax talk her into leaving her son’s bedside. Carly’s devastated when she overhears Michael berating her to Lulu.

Holly and Tracy draw battle lines over Luke, with each woman declaring they want him for themselves. Lulu and Lucky clash over Ethan. Elizabeth tries to make Luke see how much his easy acceptance of Ethan is hurting Lucky.

Elizabeth is taken aback when she sees Rebecca wearing Emily’s favorite color. Rebecca later arrives to go on a date with Nikolas purposely wearing a dress in the same color.

Spinelli bugs Kate’s office to try and find out why she’s sabotaging Crimson. Kate realizes that Olivia slept with Johnny and calls her on it as Spinelli secretly listens in.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Carly is devastated by Michael’s harsh words.
  • Claudia confronts Olivia about sleeping with Johnny.
  • Holly evades Lucky’s questions about Ethan.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:50 AM ET | By Jermetria Lacey

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “Days of our Lives” Episode Recap – Wednesday, May 20, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY

EJ informs Philip he has Stephanie. At first Philip doesn’t believe him and he rails on EJ, telling him this feud is between them, not their loved ones. EJ disagrees. Philip has his father and he’ll do anything he can to get him back including taking Stephanie. EJ proves to Philip that he has her and gives a list of his demands. Philip says he can’t release Stefano and EJ thinks he will if he wants to see Stephanie again. EJ tears up the contract for Titan to buy DiMera industries, saying it’s null and void. EJ returns to the DiMera mansion convinced his father will come home alive. Meanwhile, Philip calls Victor saying the DiMeras have Stephanie. Philip meets with his father to plea for Stefano’s release for Stephanie and Victor says no.

At the morgue, Owen opens the drawer for Stephanie, who plays calm. She realizes Owen’s a bit sweet on her. She also learns it’s the DiMeras who have kidnapped her. Stephanie tries to scare Owen at first, and then tries to sweet talk him. Later, she convinces Owen to let her out of the drawer and she knees him in the groin. Just as she is about to escape, her cell rings and thinking its Philip, she answers to EJ. Stephanie cries for help and EJ reacts.

Arianna accidentally spills hot coffee on Brady and she attends to the burn. Melanie arrives and checks it out and says he’ll live. Arianna is sorry, but convinces Brady to buy her another cup of coffee. She learns he’s Sami’s step-brother and says she’s not a fan. Arianna is intrigued to learn that Brady’s not a fan of Sami either. Meanwhile, Melanie is considering posting Stephanie’s stray earring online for auction, but decides against it. She leaves a message for Stephanie telling her she has her earring. Later, Brady offers praise on her decision, but a miffed Melanie can’t believe she hasn’t heard from Stephanie.

Sami and Rafe make love again and he thinks he needs to make a bigger commitment. Sami thinks he’s talking about marriage, but he’s talking about Grace. He wants to be her father.

On the Next Days of our Lives

  • Sami wonders if Rafe is proposing marriage.
  • Nicole realizes EJ is hiding family business from her.
  • Stephanie manages to escape the morgue.

“Days of our Lives” airs Weekdays on NBC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.










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