By Lynda Hirsch

August 15, 2020 5 min read

"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": Following a spat with Brooke, Ridge heads to Vegas. With some skullduggery, Quinn and an unwilling Shana trick Carter into filing a divorce for Brooke and Ridge. In Vegas, a drunken Ridge marries Shauna. Brooke in a very sexy nightgown waits for her husband's return. Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, as Thorne tells Brooke he is married to Shauna. A shattered Brooke becomes hysterical. Angry with Quinn for the stunts she pulled at the cocktail party, Eric turns to Donna for solace. Wyatt tells Flo how much he wants to start a family with her. Wyatt tells her he feels cheated by not having a father while growing up. Unlike Bill, he will always be there for their child. Hope forgives Zoe for her letting her think her baby died.


"DAYS OF OUR LIVES": No longer in Eve's clutches, Ben is thrilled to be back with Ciara. He has a nightmare that he tried to strangle Ciara. She suggests he make an appointment with Marlena. He stunned when he sees Vincent in her office. Wearing a dark wig, Eve skulks through Salem. Ben apologizes to Claire for believing she was terrorizing him. She says she understands and wants to be friends. Zander and Sarah's romance continues to bloom. At Rafe's insistence, Hope goes back to her police post. Gwen is upset when Jake pays attention to Gabi. Back home, Chad is thankful that Gwen helped thwart the DiMera takeover. In Marlena's office, Vinnie injects Ben with a mind-altering drug. Later, with Ciara, he begins to playfully play with her neck. When the chokehold gets tighter. Ciara tells him to stop, which he does. When Claire tells Eve revenge will not bring back Paige, Eve takes Claire's phone and throws Claire to the ground. Sami steams when she learns Ali has left and given her baby to Nicole and Eric.


"GENERAL HOSPITAL": After firing Martin, Nelle learns Michael has been given total custody of Wiley. For now, she does not even have visiting rights. Nelle stares at the stuffed animal in which she placed a tracker. Olivia gets Brook Lynn a room at the Metro Court. With Mike showing signs of improvement, he asks to return to the nursing home. Michael tells Willow he is almost glad to have been replaced as ELQ and is in search of a new job. Feeling pressured as the face of Deception, Sasha turns to drugs. Fearing TJ and Cyrus could be in danger, Jordan gives a press conference saying that he is a good citizen and his years in prison were a miscarriage of justice. Cyrus becomes CEO of General Hospital. Brando swears to Sam he was not involved in Jason's motorcycle crash. Following his brain surgery, Jason remains in a coma. As Sam is begging him not to give up on her, Jason squeezes her hand and opens his eyes. He has no recollection of the accident. Spencer and Nikolas are in cahoots to guilt Ava into giving up her claim to Wyndemere. Franco is pleased when Liz arrives at the unveiling of Ava's portrait. Everyone at the showing is stunned by what they see the finished product. Maxie keeps her pregnancy from Peter. Finn is torn when Anna wants to invite his father to their wedding. Lucy is the town pariah when she gives Valentin the shares to make him the CEO of ELQ.


"THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS": Rey brings Sharon home after her mastectomy. When Sharon fears Rey will reject her because of the surgery, Mariah assures her that will never happen. Sharon is stunned when she learns Nick and Phyllis are a couple. Lily and Billy disagree when he wants to hire Theo. Victor worries that Adam's long-ago past will destroy his present. Adam has blocked out his misdeed. Victor says, when Adam was 10, he killed a man named AJ Montavlo. Adam realizes Victor and Hope covered for him. Victor says he is his son and wants to protect him. Phyllis warns Abby not to try and sabotage her business. While Amanda and Nate grow closer, Elena and Devon prepare to take their relationship to the next level.


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