LYNDA HIRSCH ON TELEVISION -- SUMMARIES

By Lynda Hirsch

June 29, 2019 7 min read

"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": Not realizing that his drink has been spiked, Liam behaves oddly. Thomas uses Liam's behavior as a way to convince Hope that Liam belongs with Steffy. Wyatt and Flo reminisce about their past and then express their excitement about the state of their current relationship. Thomas encourages Steffy to rekindle her feelings for Liam. Liam tells Steffy she's beautiful, and then they make love. Hope confides to Brooke that she wants to be with Liam but thinks that Liam is happier without her. Steffy and Liam each process the fact that they made love. Brooke tells Hope she should trust Liam and not Thomas. Liam decides to apologize to Hope in person for his behavior the day before. Thomas shares with Douglas his vision for their future. Liam and Hope share an emotional and poignant moment after he makes a stunning confession. Steffy calls Thomas out for meddling. Steffy turns to Ridge for fatherly advice and support. Liam warns Hope about Thomas before acquiescing to her request. The two share their heartfelt sentiments for one another. Liam suggests to Steffy that Thomas is obsessed with Hope. Thomas convinces his son Douglas to ask Hope a question pertaining to their future. He makes the child promise he will not divulge that Thomas put him up to asking. Hope reflects on her feelings for Liam and Thomas. Liam recalls his last Fourth of July with Hope. Ridge assures Brooke that Hope and Liam have done the right thing. Douglas asks Hope to be his new mommy. Brooke tells Liam that she is worried about Hope. Xander sets out to solve a murder. Emma's friends and family mourn her death after her fatal car crash.

SNEAK PEEK: THOMAS GOES FOR BROKE.

"YOUNG AND RESTLESS": Tessa and Mariah celebrate the completion of their video. Ana reluctantly tells Mariah and Tessa that Devon is skeptical of their video. Tessa and Mariah give Ana some perspective and convince her to try to make things right with Devon. Meanwhile, Elena comforts Devon during a panic attack. Devon admits he is having a difficult time letting Hilary go and feels guilty finding happiness with Elena. Later, Ana arrives home, and Elena tells Ana that Devon needs to rest, and Ana realizes that he had another panic attack. Elena opens up to Ana about Devon's struggle to let go of Hilary. Victor comes to visit Nick, revealing that he has something to say. Nick and Victor reach a heartfelt truce and begin to mend their fractured relationship. Nick, Victor and Christian share a warm family moment. Adam asks Kevin to do some dirty work for him. Kevin resists, but Adam reminds him that he will not see Chloe again unless he cooperates. Abby throws a bridal shower for Lola. The party guests are shocked when Summer arrives and asks to speak to Lola. Summer offers Lola an apology for her recent behavior and tells Lola that she wants to make amends. Lola agrees to put their past behind them. Abby then tells Lola she has a surprise for her and brings in her mother, Celeste. Nate tells Victor that he's found a new experimental trial to treat his PNH but warns that there are serious side effects. Nick advises Victor to go ahead with the treatment despite the serious risks. Later, Adam fishes for information on Victor's illness, but Nate remains tight-lipped. Ana saves Nate from further interrogation by pulling him away and revealing that she's worried about Devon. Phyllis becomes head of Dark Horse. Billy is stunned when he finds Chloe at Delia's grave. Chloe admits she shot Adam. Adam and Bick will fight to the end to get custody of Christian.

SNEAK PEEK: CHELSEA MOURNS.

"DAYS OF OUR LIVES": Although he is no longer a priest, Eric went online to be able to marry couples. Although Eric and Sarah have feelings for each other, Eric pronounces Sarah and Rex man and wife. Justin gets Ben out on bail. Marlena is horrified when Ben gives her proof that Claire is the arsonist. Tripp and Ciara set a trap for Claire by pretending they are back together. An out-of-control Claire takes a knife to Tripp's throat. Wanting to be a better person for Sarah, Xander does not follow Kristen's instructions to kill Ted and Kate. Kate finds Kristen's red dress in Nicole's hotel room. When Nicole misses her first day of work, Stefan fires her. Abe talks him into giving Nicole one more chance. During an altercation with "Nicole," Sami almost pulls off Kirsten's Nicole wig. JJ is thrilled when he learns that Haley and Melanie pulled a few strings and they are back in Salem. Haley needs to get a green card, but they are willing to wait. Admitting they love each other, JJ and Haley make love. Will is thrilled when Dr. Rolf's serum saves him. Jack, who decides he wants to know his children, gets Will to give him the diary. Eve does not want Jack to regain his past. Realizing she was obsessed with baby David, Lani moves out of Rafe's and reconciles with Eli. Hope continues her search for the missing Ted. Xander gives Sarah the diamond bracelet Ted gave him. Gabi is falling for Stefan.

SNEAK PEEK: CLAIRE IS TRIPPED UP.

"GENERAL HOSPITAL": In Beechers Corners, Jason is arrested for kidnapping Carol. Michael, pretending to be drunk, gets put in the cell with Jason. Outsmarting the police, Jason and Michael escape and put the policeman in handcuffs. Sam assures Shiloh she has no feelings for him. Lucas convinces Brad they cannot leave town with baby Wiley, as they will always be on the run. Confronting Julian about his getting rid of the baby's adoption files, Bobbi slaps him and then collapses. Bobbie is stunned when she tests positive for Type 2 diabetes. Carly and Sonny learn their baby shows signs of spina bifida, an ailment that could leave the baby unable to walk and with diminished mental capacity. Valentin is unhappy when Sasha says she is staying in Port Charles. Willow is thrilled when she is told she will be teaching next year at Port Charles. Late for her trial about the baby, Willow is crushed when she does not get custody of the baby she thinks is hers. When their reception venue is closed down due to mold, Franco and Liz are happy when Lulu says they can wed on the Haunted Star. Maxie and Peter continue to bond. Curtis continues to try to get some bad info on Jax. Joss is thrilled about being an intern at Crimson but not that Jax got her the gig without talking to her. Ava waffles about being on the Crimson cover.

SNEAK PEEK: CURTIS GETS THE GOODS.

To find out more about Lynda Hirsch and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

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