"Like sands through the hourglass... so are the Days of Our Lives." These words, spoken by late cast member Macdonald Carey, open every episode of this daytime drama, chronicaling the trials and tribulations of the citizens of the fictional city of Salem.
Sonny has a painfully honest discussion with Paul about Will; Hope and Rafe learn they both expressed interest in the commissioner job; Eli runs into someone from his past; Bonnie tries to seduce Victor.
Nicole tells Brady that Eric left Salem; Marlena visits Eric and questions him about his feelings for Nicole; Chad and Abigail desperately try to track down Dario; Bonnie gets major dirt on Victor.
Andre throws Chad an unusual bachelor party; Kayla and Hope confide in one another about their respective relationships; Justin gives Abigail good news; Paul gets propositioned at his bachelor party.
Andre and Kate set new ground rules for their fake marriage; Abigail gets ready at the church with Jennifer and J.J.; Paul asks John and Marlena for advice about his vows; a mysterious figure escapes from Bayview.
The double wedding is in peril; Salem's citizens gather as the wedding begins; Julie gives Doug a romantic surprise; Gabi struggles with her recent heartbreak.
Nicole confronts Eric about why he left Salem; Hope gets information out of Ben; Theo questions Tripp about Claire; Kayla finds out that Steve asked Tripp for a favor.
Nicole tells Eric she loves him; Brady suspects that Chloe is hiding something; Sonny has a request for Kate; Lucas talks with Will.
Nicole and Eric plan for the future; Brady finds out Nicole lied to him; Kate meets with Clyde; Adrienne sees Hattie in prison.
Nicole comes clean with Brady; Kate tells John, Marlena and Roman the truth about Clyde; Bonnie blackmails Victor; Chloe and Julie clash over the club.
Sami Brady returns to Salem; Brady turns the tables on Nicole; Paul and John engage in illegal activity; Lani talks to Hope about lifting JJ's suspension.
Nicole tries to reason with Brady; Hope and Rafe argue over how she's handling her new position; Gabi makes a plea on Eli's behalf; Sami clashes with Paul and John.
Sami and Lucas have an emotionally intense reunion; Nicole breaks Eric's heart; Paul and Sonny deal with the Will situation; Victor stuns Justin and Maggie with his announcement.
Sami seeks comfort from Marlena; Bonnie has a fantasy while visiting Mickey's grave; Justin updates Steve and Kayla about Adrienne; Sonny turns to Chad and Andre for help.
Abigail walks in on Sami kissing Chad; Justin corners Bonnie; Steve visits Hattie at Statesville and demands to know what she did to Adrienne; Theo learns Claire and Tripp will be working together.
Nicole bids an emotional farewell to Salem; Sami and Eric share a bittersweet birthday reunion; Hope confronts a familiar face from the past; Bonnie and Victor's wedding begins.
Maggie and Justin interrupt Bonnie and Victor's wedding; Kayla and Steve try to figure out what's causing Adrienne's bizarre behavior; Hope and Sami demand answers about Will from an old foe; Jennifer urges Eric to come back to Salem.
The walls close in on Bonnie; Adrienne manages to call Lucas from prison; Hope arrests Sami; Sheila turns to Eli for help.
Justin, Steve and Kayla work to free Adrienne; Eli confides in Gabi about a regretful decision from his past; Hope enlists J.J. and Lani to uncover secrets regarding Will; Bonnie and Sheila prepare to flee Salem.
Eric confronts Brady about Nicole's decision to leave town with Holly; Rafe and Hope clash over Sami; Kate and Chad realize someone is sabotaging the company; Hope gets a lead on the Will mystery.
Sami, Paul, Sonny, John and Marlena go to Memphis; Victor and Brady are stunned when Eve returns to Salem; Sami locks horns with Hope; Justin tells Lucas that Bonnie switched places with Adrienne.
A mysterious person is questioned about Will; Sami gets into trouble; Eve drops a bombshell on Brady and Victor; Theo helps Kate figure out who is sabotaging DiMera.
Tricks and treats abound in Salem on Halloween night; Chad and Abigail find out Ben has escaped again; Rafe and Hope learn about an evil plot; Steve gets devastating news about Kayla.
Paul tells John he is afraid he is losing Sonny; Justin, Adrienne and Lucas arrive in Memphis; Sami refuses to give up her search for Will; Eli bonds with Gabi and Arianna.
John, Marlena and Sami come face to face with someone from the past; Adrienne explains the truth to Lucas; Eve learns about Will; Lani defends JJ to Abe.
Pressure mounts as Kate tries to find the person who is sabotaging DiMera; Sami, John and Marlena get details about Will; Paul makes a discovery; Adrienne and Justin recommit to each other.
Sami, Marlena and John demand to know whether Will is alive; Paul makes a surprising decision about Will; Chad offers Abigail a job; Tripp interrupts a secretive meeting between Kate and Theo.
Eve has another unexpected revelation for Victor and Brady; Eric and Brady have a tense run-in; Kate presents Gabi with a lucrative opportunity; Eli and Rafe clash on their first day as partners at the police department.
Eve denies murdering Deimos; Gabi tells Chad and Abigail they could be working together; Kate overhears a private conversation between Kayla and Steve; Theo's plan to help Claire backfires.
Sami has a surprising request for Rafe; Eve desperately tries to extricate herself from Brady's trap; Chad confronts Andre about sabotaging the company; Chloe tries to get Lucas to stop drowning his sorrows.
Rafe and Sami get shocking news about Will; Paul makes a confession to Sonny; a tragic shooting occurs; Tripp confides his growing affection for Claire to Steve.
Sami and Susan battle over Will; John and Marlena attempt to find a way to get through to Susan; Hope and Rafe argue over the shooting; Adrienne and Justin reconnect on a romantic level.
John gets Roger to admit to Will that Susan has been lying to him; Paul thanks Sonny for defending him, but Sonny makes clear all is not forgiven; a familiar face visits Susan; Eve blasts Brady and Victor for trying to set her up.
Roman and Sami comfort Abe; Will reunites with Gabi and Arianna; J.J. sneaks into Theo's hospital room; Eli consoles Lani.
Abe tells Hope to fire JJ; Kate visits Theo; Sami comes up with an idea to help her son; Will asks Marlena to help him with his memory.
Will reunites with Kate; Rafe supports Hope with regard to Abe; Ben returns to Salem; Chad kicks Andre out.
Sami tries to trigger Will's memory; Lucas is stunned to see Will; Rafe and Hope fight when she learns he took her job; Kate makes a shocking admission to Andre.
Will argues with Sami; Rafe wants Hope to tell him why she doesn't want to get married; Abigail wants Chad to reconsider throwing Andre out; Andre makes a decision about Kate.
Rafe and Sami seek comfort in each other; Hope tells Jennifer about her breakup; Ciara returns to Salem; Eli and Gabi fight over the JJ and Theo situation.
Sami and Rafe make love; Hope is concerned when Shawn and Belle give her an update on Ciara; Ciara warns Claire she's going to make her pay; Kate urges Lucas to go to rehab.
Rafe is forced to hide when Hope shows up at Sami's hotel room; Will reunites with Belle, who inadvertently reveals an unpleasant incident from his past; Paul confides in John that he fears he's going to lose Sonny; Eve turns the tables on Brady.
Sami lashes out at Belle; Hope opens her heart to Rafe, who is wracked with guilt over sleeping with Sami; Sonny makes his decision about whether he wants to be with Paul or Will; Will flirts with Paul.
Will kisses Paul as Sonny arrives outside Paul's room; Eric comforts Sami; Steve confronts Tripp about Kate; Ciara visits Theo at the hospital.
Sami urges Lucas to sober up and be there for his son; Eric appeals to Will to give his mother a chance; Brady asks Paul to dig up dirt on Eve; Maggie fights back when Eve asserts her authority in the Kiriakis household.
Will finds Hope's engagement ring in Sami's hotel room; J.J. offers to make an unexpected move on Hope's behalf; Eli and Rafe get new information about the night of Theo's shooting; Kayla and Steve confront Kate about blackmailing Tripp.
Sami and Rafe get stuck in an awkward situation with Hope; Abe questions Eli about the investigation into his son's shooting; Doug gives Rafe a stern warning; Eric tries to help J.J. deal with his guilt.
Sami says goodbye to Marlena, John and Will; Sonny is stunned when he learns Will kissed Paul; Eve makes Gabi a surprising offer; Hope and Rafe enjoy a romantic morning.
Sami and Rafe's secret is uncovered; Brady busts Eve with the information he got from Paul; Hope gets into an argument with Ciara; Sonny urges Will to give their relationship a chance.
Chad and Kate bring in a specialist to help Theo; Steve makes a surprising move; Ciara figures out Tripp has feelings for Claire; J.J. learns his fate has been decided.
J.J. learns the results of the Internal Affairs investigation into Theo's shooting; Abe gets bad news regarding Theo; Ciara opens up to Hope; Kayla and Tripp share a warm moment.
Will asks Paul if they can be friends; Eve overhears an argument between Brady and Victor; John surprises Marlena with a romantic gift; Kate and Eve battle over Gabi's company.
A guilt-ridden J.J. writes letters to his loved ones and gives away his possessions; J.J. recalls fond memories of his friends and family.
Claire and Ciara cause a commotion during the traditional hanging of the Horton ornaments; Chad and Abigail have a romantic night; Eli supports Lani; Doug and Julie reach out to Abe.
A couple makes love; Will asks Sonny about their past; Jennifer makes an emotional appeal to Abe to forgive J.J.; Brady moves forward with a plan to neutralize Eve.
Salem's families come together to celebrate Christmas; J.J. receives an unexpected visitor; Eli realizes he made a huge mistake; a Christmas miracle affects many people in town.
Lani tries to get answers about the night Theo was shot; Andre makes a deal with Chad regarding Kate; J.J. visits Theo; Ciara puts Claire on notice.
Kate makes a huge confession; Ciara suggests to Tripp that they join forces; Jennifer asks Eric out for New Year's Eve; Abigail realizes Andre is in love with Kate.
While planning a big New Year's Eve party, Abigail discovers an odd discrepancy; Ciara finally confesses her true feelings; Hope receives good news; Belle and Shawn head out of town.
Abigail and Chad throw a huge New Year's Eve bash at Doug's Place; Ciara gets drunk and causes a scene; a mysterious couple crashes the party; several surprising couples kiss at midnight.
Eve thinks Brady is playing her; Will tells Marlena he kissed Paul; Vivian's news shocks everyone at the party; Ciara is determined to expose Rafe's secret.
Face off between Vivian and Kate; Stefan's news surprises Chad and Abigail; Will ends things with Sonny; Chloe questions Brady about his feelings for Eve.
Chad accuses Stefan of sabotage; Ciara makes a confession; Rafe realizes Ciara knows about Sami; Abe and Theo receive news about Theo's medical situation.
Chad and Abigail devise a plot to thwart Stefan; Andre confesses his feelings to Kate; Ciara confirms she knows about Rafe and Sami; Eric learns the identity of Roman's New Year's Eve date.
Stefan and Abigail have an awkward encounter; Andre deceives Kate; Ciara makes a surprising decision about Rafe; Tripp tries to comfort Claire.
J.J. feels guilty when he learns about Theo; Lani gets stunning news; Steve experiences strange symptoms; believing Eric isn't interested in her, Jennifer agrees to dinner with a new man.
Gabi and Stefan clash at work; Steve keeps a secret from Kayla; Lani's life is turned upside down as a result of her Christmas Eve mistake; Chad hires John to investigate Stefan.
Brady reveals to Victor his plans for Eve; Chloe grills Eve about her intentions towards Brady; Lani makes an important decision; J.J. resigns from the force.
Abigail questions Stefan about his past; J.J. overhears that Lani is pregnant; Eli and Gabi celebrate her success and their future; Vivian pays Brady and Eve a visit.
Vivian and Stefan secretly discuss their plans for DiMera; Kate and Andre's evening is interrupted by an unexpected adversary; J.J. pleads with Lani not to end her pregnancy; Eric is jealous when he sees Jennifer with another man.
Abigail accuses Stefan of trying to stir up trouble between her and Chad; Lani feels guilty as J.J. continues to think he's going to be a father; Abe learns surprising news; Gabi questions Eli when she finds Lani's earring in his room.
Chad continues his quest to find the dirt necessary to bury his brother; Stefan asks Gabi out to dinner; Vivian questions Stefan about his feelings for Abigail; Theo says goodbye to his family and friends.
Vivian grows nervous as John and Chad get closer to the truth; Gabi is dealt a devastating blow; Andre makes a heartfelt confession to Kate; Stefan gets under Abigail's skin.
Chad's suspicion of Andre grows, but Abigail comes to her brother-in-law's defense; Stefan is appalled when Vivian suggests they resort to extreme measures; Lucas asks Chloe out on a date; a murder rocks Salem.
Abigail stumbles onto a shocking development; Rafe finds an unusual murder weapon; Gabi asks for Stefan's help; Vivian and Stefan conspire together.
Hope urges Roman not to get involved in the murder investigation; Sonny overhears an incriminating conversation between Brady and Eve; Will talks to Marlena about his attraction to Paul; Steve's dizzy spells continue.
Roman lies to protect a loved one; Sonny confronts Brady about overhearing him confess to murder; despite his reservations, Paul bonds with Will; Kayla worries about Steve's health.
Abigail questions Gabi about the murder; Lani squirms as J.J. looks forward to being a father; Valerie informs Eli that Lani is pregnant; Eric tries to hide his feelings for Jennifer.
Gabi turns the tables on Abigail; Rafe and Eli make headway on the murder investigation; Chad and Kate bond over their shared grief and anger; Lani does her best to cover with Eli about her pregnancy.
While reviewing security footage from the night of Andre's murder, Eli and Rafe make a surprising discovery; Stefan assures Vivian her tracks have been covered; Lani confesses to Gabi; John and Steve investigate the origin of Anna's letter.
Kayla urges Steve to see a doctor about his vision; Sonny is devastated by Will's news; Paul overhears John's private phone call; Valerie acts on her suspicions about Lani.
Steve tells Kayla about his dire health news; Will vows to help Paul find out about what is happening with John; Sonny doesn't want to hear Eve's relationship advice; Victor suggests how Brady can gain Eve's trust.
Tensions escalate at Andre's funeral; Carrie defends her parents; John and Paul get a lead on Anna's letter; someone else knows Rafe's secret.
An unexpected guest interrupts Andre's funeral; Hope finds out about another suspect for Andre's murder; Will asks Hope for help; Rafe questions Stefan about the security footage.
Anna confesses the truth to Hope; Eli asks Gabi about the night of Andre's murder; Valerie confronts Lani about her secret; J.J. shares his good news with Julie.
Chad and Abigail walk in on a heated moment between Vivian and Stefan; Rafe and Eli question a new suspect about Andre's murder; J.J. pursues a new line of work; Valerie gives Lani an ultimatum.
Gabi is booked on murder charges; Brady and Eve go on their first real date; Lani makes a confession to Eli; Claire realizes Ciara and Tripp are keeping a secret.
Will and Paul spy on John and discover his unsettling plans; Steve's condition worsens as he and Kayla race against time to find out what's wrong with him; Eli faces a difficult decision; Claire tries to get the truth out of Tripp.
Will confronts John with his deadly secret; Paul finds himself in a dangerous situation; Kayla confides in Marlena; Abigail learns about the accusations against Gabi.
Hope is curious about Carrie's reaction to her and Rafe's wedding invitation; while speaking with Rafe and Eli, Abigail implicates Gabi; Marlena questions John's behavior; Kate discovers a shocking scene at the DiMera Mausoleum.
Abigail and Stefan share a moment; John attempts to inject Steve with another dose; Kate is reunited with Billie, who has a mysterious reason for being in town; Claire confronts Ciara about the secret she shared with Tripp.
Rafe and Hope escape to Smith Island for a romantic night; Eve helps Brady out of a sticky situation; Eric figures out he and Jennifer have had a misunderstanding.
Eric wants another chance with Jennifer; Stefan continues to get under Chad and Abigail's skin; J.J. asks Lani a very important question; Eli comforts Gabi and promises to exonerate her.
J.J. and Lani celebrate their engagement with Eli and Gabi; Stefan finds an unexpected intruder in his room; Billie saves John's life; Steve makes a shocking discovery from his hospital bed.
Stefan sees Abigail in a new light; John admits the truth to Steve, Kayla and Marlena; Paul and Will struggle to break free but their predicament has drawn them closer; Tripp and Ciara bond.
Billie is rushed to the hospital; Tripp and Ciara find themselves in grave danger; Kayla tries to keep Steve in the dark; a hostage situation turns deadly.
Steve and Tripp have a heartfelt reunion; Marlena comforts a guilt-ridden John; Eric and Jennifer have a tense run-in with Brady and Eve; Maggie learns of Victor and Brady's plan.
Kate rips into John for putting Billie's life in danger; Chad warns Stefan to stay away from Abigail; a fed-up Maggie walks out on Victor; Lucas has a warm moment with Will.
Abigail makes an unexpected move regarding Stefan; Hope has a romantic surprise for Rafe; Claire finally uncovers Ciara's secret; Brady makes a confession to Eve.
Kayla has grim news for Steve; Claire confides in Marlena about Rafe's infidelity; Hope and Rafe make a surprising decision about their nuptials; Vivian asks Victor to form an unconventional partnership.
Vivian and Kate hurl accusations at one another; Eli questions a new suspect about Andre's murder; Abigail dreams of Andre; Claire debates whether she should tell Hope the truth about Rafe's affair.
Vivian's life is threatened during an unusual encounter; Gabi shares her fears of going to prison with Sonny; Valerie questions Eli's choice about letting J.J. raise his child; J.J. suggests he and Lani elope.
Stefan and Vivian discuss what really happened the night of Andre's murder; Chad gets closer to the truth; Ciara comforts Tripp about Steve; Brady learns Maggie has left Victor.
Hope and Rafe prepare for their big day; Ciara finds out that Claire knows about Rafe's indiscretion; Valerie confronts Lani over marrying J.J.; Eli stands up for Lani.
Hope is rocked when Rafe's secret is exposed; Ciara declares war on Claire; Eli makes a confession to Gabi; Jennifer and Eric end up on opposite sides as Jennifer blames Sami for Rafe and Hope's troubles.
Gabi reels as Eli explains he cheated on her with Lani; Lani is rushed to the hospital in distress; Jennifer consoles Hope about Rafe; Brady tries to trick Eve into marrying him.
Abigail is confused when Chad mentions an incident she doesn't remember; Gabi makes a shocking discovery; Tripp tries to talk Ciara out of getting revenge on Claire; Rafe is taken aback by Hope's surprising decision.
Gabi is caught committing a crime; Stefan is forced to confront Gabby about her true identity; Brady continues to work Eve; Maggie gives Victor an ultimatum.
Stefan comes face-to-face with Abigail's second alter ego; Lani arrests Gabi; J.J. is thrown by Eli's interest in Lani's baby; Brady and Eve throw together an impromptu wedding.
Brady's nuptials to Eve come to a halt; Maggie and Victor attempt a reconciliation; Steve and Kayla share a touching moment as they deal with his medical condition; Will and Paul kiss.
Brady reels from the fallout of his non-wedding to Eve; Ciara and Tripp grow closer and finally kiss; Ciara's news stuns Claire; Adrienne has a warm reunion with Steve.
Abigail seeks help from Kayla; Chad searches Stefan's office and finds incriminating evidence; Gabi lays into Lani about her one-night stand with Eli; Valerie tries to talk J.J. out of marrying Lani until the baby arrives.
Gabby opens up to Stefan; Chad confides in Kate his concerns about Abigail; J.J. calls Valerie on her negativity toward him and Lani; Eli lays down the law with Julie.
Lani and Chad confront Stefan about Andre's phone; Gabby pretends to be Abigail in front of Kayla and Jennifer; Tripp disapproves of Ciara's plan to get back at Claire; Brady gives Eve an ultimatum.
Chad and Stefan argue about Abigail traveling to Hong Kong with Stefan; Kayla vents to Marlena; Steve gets John to accept his forgiveness; Brady uses the New Face of Bella contest to spend time with Eve.
Hope seeks refuge with her son; Rafe and Kate open up to each other; Chloe returns home to Lucas; Sonny has a bitter encounter with Paul and Will.
Vivian has a warning for Sonny; Gabby does her best to cover in front of Kate; Eli supports Gabi; J.J. receives positive news about his new career.
Stefan and Gabby arrive in Hong Kong; Hope seeks legal assistance from Belle; Gabi's trial begins; Lani takes the stand.
Hope spies Stefan with a mysterious woman; Gabby is stunned when Chad arrives at her hotel room; chaos erupts in the courtroom; Gabi receives shocking news.
Gabby tells Stefan she has real feelings for him; Chad is arrested in Hong Kong; Eli makes a huge admission to Gabi; Doug and Julie chastise Rafe for his betrayal of Hope.
Will and Paul make love for the first time; Sonny goes on a date with Leo, who harbors a secret; Belle comes to Chad's rescue; Abigail freaks out when she suddenly realizes she's in another country with Stefan.
Chloe receives a bouquet of flowers from a secret admirer; Kate hires Paul to find dirt on Vivian; Brady and Sonny almost come to blows over Titan; Will asks Adrienne for a job at The Spectator.
Steve suffers a major setback; Eve tries to get out of having to work with Brady; Chloe and Lucas are caught off guard when they find out who sent Chloe the flowers; Tripp fights with Ciara about the New Face of Bella contest.
Chad and Stefan almost come to blows; Abigail takes the stand at Gabi's trial and drops a bombshell; Lani comes clean with Abe; J.J. confides in Jennifer about Lani.
Lani blasts Valerie for her role in revealing the true paternity of her child; Abe is angry with Valerie; Eli apologizes to J.J.; Gabi and Abigail face off over Abigail's testimony; Chad questions whether Abigail was telling the truth.
Laura and Gabby battle for control of Abigail; Chad and Stefan play a game of chess with high stakes; Eli offers to be there for Lani and the baby; Steve adjusts to life without his sight.
A desperate Abigail turns to Marlena for help; Stefan finally reveals the identity of the mystery woman; Paul and Will grow closer; Justin has to scramble when he realizes he screwed up with Adrienne.
Kayla relays bad news about Lani's baby; Steve meets Stefan for the first time and has a stern warning for him; Jennifer and Eric share a romantic night; Marlena meets Laura.
Chad and Rafe grill Stefan; Gabi lashes out at Abigail; Leo has stunning news for Sonny; Vivian takes the next step in her plan to bring down her enemies.
Gabi's fate is decided; Marlena realizes she's been tricked by one of Abigail's alters; Sonny makes a difficult decision concerning Leo; Vivian visits Victor and Maggie, claiming she wants a truce.
Marlena is appalled when she learns Stefan and Gabby are romantically involved; Hope returns home from Hong Kong and comforts Rafe after Gabi's sentencing; Brady makes a bet with Eve; Lucas tries to dissuade Chloe from considering Miguel's offer.
Stefan and Gabby go to extremes to make sure Marlena doesn't reveal their secret; John starts to worry when Marlena misses their dinner plans; Lucas confronts the person he thinks is behind Chloe's offer; Rafe is rocked by Hope's decision.
Adrienne has a surprising suggestion for Will's first Spectator article; Vivian urges Leo not to give up on the plan to take down Sonny; Rafe vows to fight for his marriage to Hope; Tripp makes an unexpected choice between Ciara and Claire.
John searches for Marlena as she tries to convince Stefan to release her; Gabby fends off Chad's questions; Ciara is hurt by Tripp's decision; Claire conspires to win the New Face of Bella contest.
Refusing to give up, Chad and Rafe work to prove Gabi's innocence; Abigail gets closer to the truth while trapped in her subconscious; John grills Gabby about Marlena's whereabouts; Marlena warns Stefan he's making a big mistake.
Ciara, Claire, Eve and Brady anxiously wait for the winner of the Bella contest to be revealed; Vivian realizes someone may be on to her plan; Chloe has a tense confrontation with Kate; Paul shares his suspicions about Leo with Will.
Brady pleads his case to Eve; Chloe makes a decision about the job offer in Mexico; Paul questions Leo about his ties to Vivian; Ciara reconnects with someone from her past.
Gabby and Stefan make plans to leave Salem; Kate spies the mystery woman at the mansion; Hope reluctantly works with Rafe in order to help Gabi; Lani opens up to J.J. about her medical situation.
Kate discovers the mystery woman is Abigail; Chad gets the shock of his life; Rafe and Hope zero in on the mystery woman; Paul helps John try to track down Marlena.
Chad's discovery sends him into a rage; Vivian and Kate lash out at each other; Gabi finds herself in danger when she encounters someone with an axe to grind; Will and Sonny come together for Arianna's sake.
Rafe and Hope are forced to arrest Chad; Steve runs into Gabby; Ciara and Wyatt put the past behind them; Claire has a heart-to-heart with Julie.
Ciara and Tripp work together to trap Claire; Miguel makes a move against Lucas; Eli seeks help and advice from Julie regarding Lani's condition; Victor makes an inquiry into his grandson's past.
Eve mistakenly believes Brady rigged the Bella contest; Steve realizes he let Abigail slip through his fingers; Ciara and Tripp confront Claire and Wyatt; Jennifer and Eric share a romantic evening.
Gabby refuses to leave Stefan's side; Jennifer gets information from Chad about Abigail; Lucas rushes Brady to the hospital; Miguel abducts Chloe.
Gabby lashes out at Chad and Jennifer; Marlena, Kate and Vivian's situation becomes dire; John and Paul search the DiMera mansion for Marlena; Rafe and J.J. give Gabi shocking news.
Gabby makes a deal to save Stefan; Stefan comes under fire from Jennifer; Kayla and Steve have a heart-to-heart regarding his condition; Vivian drops a bombshell on Kate about Andre.
Abigail tries to fight off Dr. Laura's control to get to Chad; John, Paul and Hope attempt to rescue Marlena, Vivian and Kate; Will visits Gabi, who is still reeling over news about Abigail; Leo helps Sonny out of a sticky situation.
Eve holds vigil outside of Brady's hospital room; Chloe finds herself in a precarious situation in Mexico City; Lucas fights temptation as he tries to figure out why Chloe left him; Kate shares Abigail's diagnosis with Chad.
Chad pleads with Dr. Laura to bring Abigail back to him; Abigail fights off an old foe in her mind; Chloe is shocked when she encounters someone unexpected in Mexico; Brady tries to convince everyone that he hasn't fallen off the wagon.
Abigail shares an emotional reunion with Chad; Marlena talks to Kate about Andre's betrayal; Brady has a medical crisis; Chloe gives a stunned Theresa the details about Brady and Eve's relationship.
Chad tries to help Abigail remember the night of Andre's murder; Kate threatens to reveal Vivian's plot to the DiMera board; Sonny explodes when he learns Paul is investigating Leo; Will fills Paul in on his new lead about Dr. Rolf.
Abigail copes with learning she's responsible for Andre's death; Rafe informs Gabi about Abigail's diagnosis; Kate and Vivian have an explosive showdown; Eli and Lani bond over their respective breakups.
Stefan anxiously waits as Vivian's life hangs in the balance; Rafe questions Kate about her fight with Vivian; Abigail asks Chad about Gabby and Stefan's relationship; Roger gives Paul and Will evidence that could help them find answers.
Brady has a dream about Theresa; Victor struggles to keep the truth about why Theresa really left town to himself; Theresa and Chloe work together to bring down their captor; Lucas and Kate clash over his feelings for Chloe.
Victor tries to persuade Brady not to marry Eve by tempting him with an intriguing offer; Leo learns he has a surprising new boss; Theresa faces an old adversary; Lucas asks Paul to help him find Chloe.
Theresa makes a deal with the devil for her freedom; J.J. and Eve have an unexpected encounter; Steve secretly asks Roman for a favor; John makes a suggestion to Marlena.
Abigail argues against Justin's legal advice; Stefan and Kate face off; Justin and Rafe have good news for Gabi; Marlena and John make a decision about their future.
Gabi inadvertently drops a bomb on Abigail; Chad and Stefan have a violent encounter; Rafe finally decides to grant Hope her wish; Leo lures Sonny deeper into his trap.
Abigail angrily confronts Stefan; Xander brings Theresa back to Salem; John and Marlena make wedding plans; Kayla and Steve learn there may be a chance for Steve to get his eyesight back.
Stefan threatens Abigail with Chad's freedom; Brady is shocked to find his past waiting for him at home; Eve shares the news of her engagement with Jennifer; Chloe's crushed and fearful when Mateo tells her some unsettling news.
Eve is shocked to see her sister back in Salem and sharing a moment with her fiancé; Will finds a new clue in Dr. Rolf's diary; Ciara and Tripp's romantic dinner takes an unexpected turn; Lani has a scare concerning her unborn baby.
Chad argues with Melinda to get a plea deal for Abigail; Jennifer supports Abigail, who is ready to accept responsibility for her actions; Kate learns her fate regarding her role in Vivian's death; Sonny's world is turned upside down.
Sonny realizes Leo has been conning him; Abigail faces the music regarding Andre's murder; Ciara confides in Hope about pushing Tripp away; Xander taunts Jennifer about her relationship with Eric.
Theresa attempts to guilt Eve into leaving Brady; Brady confesses his conflicted feelings to Marlena; John and Paul attempt to rescue Chloe; Gabi learns a judge has overturned her conviction.
On the verge of choosing between Theresa or Eve, Brady is thrown a curveball; John and Paul are caught by Mateo and his minions; Victor is furious to learn about Leo's lawsuit; Gabi is set to be released from prison.
Stefan offers Kayla a deal to help with Steve's vision; Laura helps Abigail integrate her personalities; Gabi finds herself on the hot seat; Hope hears stunning news about Ben Weston.
Xander gets under Theresa's skin; Chloe and Eve discuss Theresa; Tripp demands an explanation when Ciara pulls away from him; Paul and John reunite with Will and Marlena.
Chloe blows Theresa out of the water; Claire and Tripp turn to each other; Will and Paul debate whether Will should seek a cure for his amnesia; Marlena tries to determine if Ben is telling the truth.
Theresa pulls out all the stops to fight for Brady; Kayla gives Ciara advice about Tripp; passion ignites between Claire and Tripp; Hope tells J.J. about Ben's impending release.
Ciara is stunned to find Tripp and Claire in a compromising position; J.J. makes a surprising offer to Theresa; Brady berates Victor; Justin and Sonny are presented with damning evidence.
Ben shows up on Will's doorstep to make amends; Kayla reluctantly agrees to Stefan's deal; Hope chastises Marlena for not stopping Ben's release; Ciara's life hangs in the balance.
Theresa seeks help from Victor; Jennifer learns Theresa is living with J.J.; Xander makes a pitch to Victor; Will reveals to Sonny there's a chance he could get his memory back.
Theresa drops a bombshell, stunning Brady and Eve; Will has Marlena inject him with Rolf's serum; Xander stumbles onto an explosive secret; Kayla spies on Kate and witnesses a curious exchange.
Ben takes Ciara to a place that holds bad memories for him; Claire and Tripp feel guilty for hurting Ciara; Hope realizes her daughter is missing; Valerie and Lani bond.
Ciara freaks out when she finds herself trapped in a cabin with Ben; Tripp and Hope try to track down Ciara; Theresa has a steamy proposition for Brady; Eve is determined to find a way to thwart her sister.
Ben tries to earn Ciara's trust; Hope gets a lead on Ciara's whereabouts; Lani asks J.J. if he'd consider getting back together; Theresa urges Brady to make love to her.
Ciara cautiously opens up to Ben; Hope makes an unsettling discovery; J.J. rushes Lani to the hospital; Will has a flash of memory.
Lani undergoes an emergency C-section; Lani has a fantasy of her perfect life; Abe has a warm moment with Eli; Eric, Jennifer, Lucas and Chloe have a celebratory dinner.
Distraught about Ciara, Hope lashes out at Tripp; Ben confides in Ciara; Will keeps a secret from Paul; Chad has an expected suggestion for Sonny.
Chad pitches himself to Victor as the best candidate to run Titan; Kayla is caught while snooping around Kate's room; Steve blasts Stefan for what he did to Abigail; Hope is relieved to hear from Ciara.
Kate makes a huge confession to Chad; Gabi is released from prison; Stefan throws Brady and Eve a curveball; Lani receives terrible news.
Chad is happily surprised when Abigail returns home and shares good news with him; Gabi confronts Stefan about framing her for Andre's murder; Lani demands to see her baby; Brady and Eve blast Theresa for suing for full custody of Tate.
Abigail fears she's pregnant but keeps it from Chad; Will admits to Paul he had a memory of Sonny; Sonny tries to get Leo to confess; Kayla tells Stefan her theory about Kate.
Abigail is about to take a pregnancy test when she runs into Gabi; Chad confronts Stefan and warns him to stay away from his wife; Hope has a stunning realization regarding Ciara; Ben and Ciara grow closer.
Abigail confides in Gabi that she's pregnant; Kayla gives Steve good news; a desperate Leo seeks out Sonny; Hope tells Rafe she believes Ciara is with Ben Weston.
Stefan puts the screws to Kate; Leo has a stunning proposal for Sonny; Paul tells Will he loves him for the first time; tensions arise between Theresa, Eve and Brady.
Leo offers Sonny a chance to make the lawsuit disappear; Will and Leo have a physical altercation; Gabi spies Kate and Stefan together; Abigail carries out her plan to identify the father of her baby.
Leo's dream of marrying Sonny is dealt a major blow; Will and Sonny work together to navigate a tricky situation; Abigail has a tense run-in with Stefan; Kayla opens up to Marlena about her deal with Stefan.
Maggie catches Will in the act; Eve brings a surprise witness to Tate's custody hearing; Brady's past comes back to haunt him at the hearing; J.J. visits Lani as she mourns the loss of her baby.
Ciara is concerned as Ben becomes increasingly unglued without his medication; Hope receives unsettling news about Ben; Eve is forced into a corner during Tate's custody hearing; Chloe and Eric talk about Nicole.
Ciara tries to reason with paranoid Ben; Claire admits she's starting to have feelings for Tripp; Rafe and Hope question Clyde about Ben; Brady is on the hot seat when he's implicated in Deimos's murder.
Hope and Rafe race against the clock to find Ciara; as the fire spreads at the cabin, Ciara passes out; Brady confesses the truth to Eve; Will and Sonny's plan hits an unexpected snag.
Ciara is questioned by Hope about her ordeal with Ben; Tripp learns Ciara is back home and races to see her; Theresa feels guilty for sandbagging Brady; Eve encourages Brady to throw Nicole under the bus to clear his name.
Ciara confronts Ben about whether he set the fire at the cabin; Sonny and Will are desperate to figure out what happened to Leo; Gabi experiences excruciating pain and is rushed to the hospital; things heat up between Kate and Ted.
With Victor's help, Eve plots to help Brady win the custody battle against Theresa; Theresa makes one last plea to Brady to reunite as a couple; Abigail anxiously waits for the results of the paternity test; Kayla delivers devastating news to Gabi.
Gabi offers her support to Abigail; Stefan pressures Kate to deliver the goods; Theresa is furious when she suspects Brady pulled a fast one in order to gain the upper hand in the custody battle; JJ makes a stunning announcement at the hearing.
JJ takes the fall in order to help Theresa; Abigail reveals to Gabi who is the father of her baby; Theresa and Brady each make one last plea to win custody of Tate; Kayla and Steve eagerly anticipate a meeting about Steve's new eye.
Brady faces having to say goodbye to his son; JJ suffers the consequences for helping Theresa; Abigail wrestles with whether to tell Chad about her pregnancy; Gabi takes Stefan to task and reveals her resentment towards "Gabby."
Eve is wracked with guilt and admits to Chloe she's partly responsible for Brady losing custody of Tate; Jennifer is determined to find out how the drugs ended up in JJ's apartment; Victor strikes back at Theresa.
Claire asks Ciara if she's moving on with Ben; Theresa receives devastating news, which prompts her to leave Salem; Brady shares a heartfelt goodbye with Tate; Hope and Rafe press Ben to admit he set the fire.
Abigail considers terminating her pregnancy; Gabi "accidentally" reveals Abigail's secret; Will receives a shocking note; Eli supports Lani as they continue to deal with baby David's death.
Stefan pleads Abigail to keep her baby; vengeful Gabi vents to JJ about the losses she suffered while in prison; Sonny argues with Chad over the way he's running Titan; Jennifer uses her investigative skills to clear JJ's name.
Abigail confesses to Chad that she's pregnant with Stefan's child; Claire convince Tripp that Ciara might have feelings for Ben; Kayla and Steve hope for the best as she begins to removes Steve's post-surgical bandages.
Chad and Stefan come to blows; Abigail questions Gabi's motives; Will shows Sonny the anonymous letter that implies its author knows that they killed Leo; Kate lashes out at Ted for representing Ben.
Ted questions Sonny if had any involvement in Leo's disappearance; Steve and Kayla celebrate a huge milestone; Marlena and John have a special request for Eric and Brady; Will receives another cryptic note from the mysterious author.
Eve comes face-to-face with Ben; Victor warns Eve that Jennifer is getting closer to the truth; Jennifer talks to Brady about what she's uncovered; Tripp asks Ciara point-blank if she's interested in Ben.
Jennifer confronts Victor and Eve about having drugs planted at JJ's apartment; Brady is tempted to tell Eric the truth about Nicole leaving town; Claire knocks Ben out; Eli supports Lani on her first day back at work.
Eve stuns Jennifer with a bombshell that could affect her relationship with Eric; Ben and Ciara are interrupted by Hope and Rafe; Marlena realizes a key guest has not RSVP'd to her wedding; Adrienne hires Steve to look for Bonnie.
Jennifer debates whether to tell Eric the true reason why Nicole left town; Chad unknowingly plays right into Stefan's hands; Eve and Brady vow to help Stefan destroy Titan; Gabi witnesses a secret meeting between Kate and Stefan.
Eric proposes to Jennifer; Chad continues to struggle with Abigail having Stefan's baby, but he agrees to try to work things out; Gabi confesses her scheme to Kate, hoping to gain an ally; Steve and Kayla celebrate his release from the hospital.
Brady presses Jennifer to tell him who planted the drugs; Eric shares exciting news with Marlena; Sonny and Will discover who is behind the threatening notes about Leo's death; anticipating his wedding to Marlena, John asks Paul for his help.
Victor keeps Eve's secret from Brady, but he wants something in return; Steve is thrown when he overhears a private conversation; Chloe confides to Eric she has concerns about her relationship with Lucas; Sonny and Will are blackmailed.
Abigail and Chad feel the baby kick for the first time; Stefan opens up to Chloe about his attachment to Abigail's child; Ben asks Marlena to hypnotize him to prove his innocence; Tripp tries to convince Ciara it had to be Ben who set the fire.
Stefan tells Abigail he wants to be a part of his child's life; in a vulnerable moment, Eli kisses Lani; Ben tells Ciara he remembers everything that happened the night of the fire; Hope tries to get Marlena to recommend that Ben be recommitted.
Chad walks out on Abigail; Marlena and Kayla make preparations for Marlena and John's wedding; John advises Steve to confront Kayla about the secret she's keeping; Hope gives Ben an ultimatum.
Hope and Rafe finally reunite; Gabi manipulates her way to living under the same roof as Chad; Ciara urges Ben to stay in Salem; Marlena is upset when John sees her in her wedding dress.
John is horrified when he realizes Marlena has been shot; Sami continues to reel over Kristen's revelation; Sonny and Will's reunion is interrupted by someone unexpected; Kristen takes Claire hostage.
Marlena's family gathers as she's wheeled into surgery; Rafe arrests Sami; Will keeps a secret from Paul; Kristen reaches out to Brady and reveals she has someone he loves.
John is distraught at the possibility of losing Marlena on their wedding day; Sami has a major showdown with Hope; Kristen gives Brady a deadly ultimatum; Sonny shares good news with Adrienne.
Kristen tries to seduce Brady; after discovering that Brady is missing, Paul goes in search of his brother; Jennifer decides to come clean about what happened with Nicole; Doug and Julie make a shocking discovery at the club.
Eve finds Brady and Kristen in a compromising position; Paul and Sami's confrontation with Kristen takes a horrific turn; Steve supports John as he waits for word on Marlena; Will makes a major decision about his future.
Paul's life hangs in the balance; Will and Sonny's plans for the future hit a snag; Kayla receives upsetting news about Steve; Kristen turns to someone unexpected for help.
John anxiously waits for Marlena to wake up post-surgery; Abigail confides in J.J.; Stefan is faced with a tough choice; Lani and Eli have a close moment while working together.
John finds Marlena in crisis as Valerie tries to save her life; Brady blasts Will when he overhears him declare his love for Sonny; Eli confesses his feelings to Lani; Gabi and Abigail have a major confrontation.
Eric and Brady try to support John, who's deeply concerned about Marlena's condition; Belle shares stunning news with Eric; Will tells Paul he's gotten his memory back; Bonnie drops a bomb on Lucas.
Lucas meets Bonnie's daughter; Will gets ready to come clean with Paul, who comes to a horrifying realization; Belle faces a difficult decision.
Bonnie wants Lucas to help ensure her freedom; Belle and John discuss Marlena's fate; Kayla thinks Jennifer should be truthful with Eric; Paul gets devastating news.
John feels betrayed by Belle; Will and Sonny are caught in an intimate moment; Jennifer puts Eve on notice; Lucas reveals Bonnie's claim to Chloe.
John fights for Marlena; Sami is upset about her mother's condition; Hope argues with Rafe over Sami; Ben surprises Ciara with a gift.
Loved ones gather to say goodbye to Marlena; Rafe breaks the rules to help Sami; Hope tells Ben, Ciara and Tripp that new evidence implicates Ben; Ben makes an accusation against Hope.