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As The World Turns: Ep. #12079

The head of the adoption agency enumerates the reasons Craig is not acceptable as an adoptive parent. Rosanna stands up for Craig, who weakly defends himself. Rosanna is livid he is not more passionate about adopting. She tells Craig how much she needs him, and this ignites them to make love. Craig has a frightening daydream about losing another child. Later, Craig sees Dusty as his way out of the adoption dilemma. Mordecai knocks Mike out and rips open Katie's blouse. He steals the cross around her neck. He leaves and a terrified Katie nestles next to Mike. Mike wakes and is incensed to find Katie with her blouse ripped. She assures Mike that Mordecai only took her necklace. They share a tender moment. Katie is upset the cross may lead Simon into a trap. Mike wants to tap into the phone line and find out exactly what Mordecai is up to. At the bank, Rick forces Alison to leave with him at gunpoint. Meanwhile, Emily arrives with Daniel at Susan's. She tells Emily she is on her way to meet Rick, but Emily urges her not to go. At the hospital, Chris reveals Alison's plan to get evidence against Rick to Margo. They question the banker and learn Rick left with Alison. Margo alerts Hal to the kidnapping. Rick takes Alison to a deserted shack to kill her. Alison manages to hit the redial button on her phone and gives Chris a clue to where she is. But Rick injects Alison with potassium chloride and leaves. Despite Emily's objections, Susan goes to meet Rick. At the Lonely Pine Motel, Rick tries to distract Susan with romance. Hal tells Emily about Rick kidnapping Alison. Chris and Margo arrive too late and find Alison, seemingly dead.

Source: CBS

Episode Info  

Episode number: 48x104
Production Number: 12079
Airdate: Monday August 25th, 2003

Guest Stars
Louise PetrieLouise Petrie
As Ms. Easton
Marie Denver (1)Marie Denver (1)
As Ms. Havelock
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