The video plays for all to see in the church. Kristen attempts to accuse Marlena of hiring look-a-like actors to destroy her life. Victor has the video replay and it is clear it is definitely Kristen and Eric. Eric is in shock over the realization that it is Kristen that drugged and raped him. Brady punches Eric thinking that he willing slept with Kristen. Kristen leaves the church and Brady runs after to confront her. Daniel convinces Nicole to stay at his apartment. Cameron tells Abigail that he has accepted a job offer out of town.
Eric unleashes all his anger on Marlena. Maggie confronts Victor about using Marlena and not informing her that it was Eric in the tape. When Victor tells Maggie that she needs to be the Kiriakis family first or get out she leaves. Gabi is offered a modeling contract that will involve her moving to New York. Kristen tells Brady that Eric seduced her into bed. Later, Brady returns to the church and he and Eric get into a physical confrontation.
Kristen points a gun at Marlena. She then offers the gun to Marlena and tells her to shoot her to put her out of her misery. She then tells Marlena this whole thing is Marlena's fault. Roman and Hope arrive at the church and have to pull Brady and Eric off each other. Eric tries to explain that he was drugged and raped. As he recovered his memories he saw a blond woman and accused Nicole of the rape. Nicole and Daniel go to get hot chocolate and talk about their problems. Kristen texts Brady to meet her in the park but she encounters Eric instead. Hope informs Nicole that Kristen was the one that drugged Eric at the hotel. Rory tries to get JJ to come to drugs with him but JJ refuses. Gabi considers her options with the modeling contract.
Brady forgives Victor and the two join forces to make sure Kristen is brought down. E.J. continues to keep quiet that he found out about Kristen drugging Eric prior to the reveal at the church. Jordan makes a mysterious phone call. Nicole finds out from Hope that Kristen was the woman that drugged Eric and goes to confront her. Nicole chases after Kristen in her car and they both go over an embankment.
Father Matt informs Eric that the church's parishioners have informed Bishop White of the video and that they believed the sex looked consensual. Nicole survives the crash but Kristen is not even in her car. Roman questions Nicole but leads her so she doesn't incriminate herself. Sami finds a text message from Kristen to E.J. that verifies he knew about what she did to Eric beforehand. Will returns from his writing seminar a day early. Sonny finds the modeling contract in Gabi's bag.
Nicole rejects Eric's apology. Maggie is disappointed to learn that Nicole is staying with Daniel. Later, Hope shows up at Daniel's to question him about Eric's poisoning. Sami confronts E.J. with the text and they argue with E.J. insisting all he knew was they slept together not that she may of raped Eric. Sami tells E.J. she doesn't want him in her bed anymore. Sonny and Will are excited about Gabi's possible modeling career but she refrains from informing them it involved her and Arianna moving to New York. Jordan and Abigail hang out at Club TBD.
Shane and Kimberly return to Salem to stage an intervention with other members of the Brady family for Theresa. Justin refuses E.J.'s offer that they go into business together after what happened last time. Gabi has Justin read over the modeling contract and he is not happy to here it would involve her and Arianna moving to New York.
Shane and Kimberly tell Theresa that Jennifer also has a say in if she can stay in Salem. Jennifer arrives at the pub and says she doesn't care either way but if Theresa stays she needs to stay away from JJ. Shane and Kimberly agree to let Theresa stay but tell her that they instructed Jennifer to call them if she goes anymore near JJ. Nick tries to convince Gabi to go for the modeling job and after she agrees and calls the agency she second guesses herself. When Gabi returns home she goes to put Arianna down and Sonny answers the phone finding out that the modeling contract has her moving to New York. Kate is annoyed to find out that Jordan spent time with Gabi the evening before and later confronts her on a past.
Bishop White informs Eric that he will be put on suspension until a full investigation can be done. Abe talks to Nicole hoping that she will change her mind and forgive Eric. Kimberly and Theresa have a break through in their relationship as they talk about why Kimberly was so over protective of her. Sami tells E.J. that they need to take a step back in their relationship. Later, E.J. asks Sami to take on some responsibility at DiMera enterprises. E.J. informs Abigail that Chad is not returning to Salem. Sonny confronts Gabi about moving to New York for the modeling contract. When Will arrives back home Gabi fills him in and he is upset to learn that she and Arianna would be moving away. After Gabi leaves, Sonny calls Justin and finds out the contract would like good in court because it allows for monthly visits to Salem. Sonny suggests they try to prove Gabi is unfit which Will refuses to do.
Marlena confronts Victor about destroying Eric. Maggie walks in on their argument and after Marlena storms out, Maggie tells Victor their marriage is over. Nicole is surprised to find Eric in plain clothes and he informs her he has been suspended. Anne delivers a summons to Daniel to appear in front of the hospital disciplinary board. Abigail realizes that E.J. knew Chad was faking his brain tumor and that he blackmailed Chad into moving into the mansion. Will and Sonny inform Sami about Gabi's modeling job after she sees the cake they brought Gabi. Sami refuses to allow Gabi to move and promises to do anything possible. Will makes Sami promise to not do anything but he doubts she listens after she leaves.
Daniel and Nicole kiss but quickly realize it was a mistake. Jennifer runs into Eric and tells him that she knew that Kristen had slept with someone and apologizes for any role she played. Later, Daniel tells Jennifer that he is sorry she is being dragged into this discipline hearing. Rafe is able to walk briefly and when he stumbles Jordan catches him. Sami tries to convince Gabi to stay in Salem and offers her a Countess W contract. Later, Sami and Kate join forces with Kate thinking that Nick and Gabi are moving to New York together. Nick informs Hope he is moving to New York the next day. Gabi tells Nick that she has changed her mind about New York. Will tells Sonny that if Gabi moves to New York he will have to go find a job there.
JJ surprises Jennifer with a Thanksgiving party and decorating the house. Theresa asks Daniel for Maggie's number so she can contact her about getting into a treatment program. Anne accuses Daniel of tampering with a witness. Sonny tells Will that he cannot move to New York because he has Club TBD here in Salem. After Kate informs Sami about Nick also moving to New York the two assume the worst about Gabi. They head off separately to track the two down. Kate ends up finding them both and watches as Gabi tears into Nick for setting up the contract and planning to follow her to New York. Kate texts Sami to meet her in the park. Gabi takes off and Nick follows her into the park where Gabi eventually ends up on the ground and Nick gets in top of her. Gabi grabs a rock and hits Nick in the head.
Nicole's producer wants her to interview Eric. Caroline confronts Victor about how he used Eric. Brady shows up at the DiMera mansion and demands E.J. tell him where Kirsten is hiding. Kate finds Gabi after she has hit Nick in the head and Sami shows up minutes later. Sami cannot find Nick's pulse and is ready to call the cops on Gabi. Kate stops her and informs her what she overheard in the square. The three decide to get rid of Nick's body. They are interrupted by a gentleman bird watching in the park and after they get rid of him they drag Nick's body to the water. Just as they are shoving Nick into the water he regains consciousness and grabs Sami.
As Sami, Kate and Gabi prepare to push Nick in the water he suddenly comes to and grabs Sami. They are able to break Sami free but Nick continues into the water being pulled by the currant. They assume Nick is dead and Sami and Kate convince Gabi to keep things secret. Later, Sami realizes that her earring is missing. When Gabi returns to the apartment she tells Sonny and Will that she changed her mind and is staying in Salem. Brady gets a call from someone claiming to know where Kristen is and Brady meets him in the park. The man tells Brady that there is a woman at a local crack house saying his name repeatedly. Later, Hope accompanies Brady to the crack house and finds a woman that bares a resemblance to Kristen who is so high she thinks she is Kristen. As they are leaving, Brady swipes a bag of cocaine.
Sami returns to the scene of where they pushed Nick in the water to look for her missing earring unaware that Theo has already been there and picked it up. Kate puts the flash drive that Nick gave her into her computer and it causes the whole thing to crash. Jordan and Rafe share a kiss. Maxine gives Daniel a folder filled with recommendations from hospital staff. Anne hands Theresa a letter to share at Daniel's hearing. At Daniel's hearing, Theresa ends up saying positive things about Daniel and he is cleared of any wrong doing.
Hope delivers the bad news to Eric and Brady that the video has now gone viral. Nicole quits when her producer pushes her to do an interview with Eric. Later, Nicole is in the park when she receives a video link and Eric shows up and asks who sent it. Nicole tells him her producer but before she can add that she quit, Eric jumps all over her. Later, Nicole returns to her producer telling him she changed her mind. Eric is attacked by an angry parishioner. E.J. starts to suspect their is something more going on with Kate, Sami and Gabi. Jordan tells Rafe that their kiss was a mistake. Later, Jordan brings Rafe to Club TBD to meet with Gabi. Kate finds out that Gabi is meeting Rafe and rushes to the club but Jordan intervenes before Kate can interrupt Gabi. Brady receives a video from Kristen.
Brady ends up taking the cocaine he found at the crack house. Maggie refuses to condone Victor's spin on why he ruined Eric to save Brady. Nicole tells Miles that she will do the story her way -wanting to expose what Kristen did to Eric. Daniel finds Eric passed out with a large gash on his head. Later at the hospital, Daniel tries to convince Eric to let him do some investigating. Kate stops Gabi from revealing that they killed Nick to Rafe. Jordan arrives back at her place and opens a box with several ids with different names but all with her face. Kayla tells Rafe that he should be able to leave the hospital soon. E.J. tells Kate that he knows Nick caused a virus that lost all her Mad World files.
Sami confronts Nicole about doing a story on Eric unaware that Nicole is planning to help Eric with her story. Daniel tells Eric that there is more tests that can be run on his blood but it could be painful. Eric snorts cocaine and later runs into Maggie who asks him to accompany Theresa to an AA meeting. JJ finds out that his hearing has been delayed. Sami has a vision of Nick.
Gabi continues to have nightmares about Nick while Sami envisions him when E.J. walks into the room. Stefano returns to Salem and summons E.J. to a meeting. Sami, Kate and Gabi meet in the square and end up running into the gentleman they saw in the park the night they killed Nick. Eric and Nicole argue when Eric questions Daniel's motives after what happened with Theresa. JJ runs into Theresa yet again and he worries she may of remembered. Later, Theresa talks to Daniel about JJ constantly running into her. Jennifer becomes suspicious when she sees Daniel and JJ together again.
Theresa questions Daniel about why he was at her apartment the night she overdosed. Jennifer confronts JJ after she sees him and Daniel being friendly together again. Later, JJ finds Theresa and confesses that he was him her when she OD and he gets a surprising reaction. Sonny notes to Will Gabi's strange behavior. Jordan and Rafe spend time together watching Arianna.
After JJ confesses to being the one with Theresa the night she overdosed, Theresa reveals that she has known the entire time. JJ tries to get Theresa to come clean but Theresa intends to continue to make Jennifer believe she was sleeping with Daniel that night. Will finds Gabi, Sami and Kate together and wonders what is going on with the three. E.J. returns the angel wing gift Abigail gave Chad and reveals that he read Jack's book. Theo shows Ciara the earring he found by the river.
Theresa blackmails JJ with a video of him doing drugs. E.J. and Sami continue their back and forth of arguing and not trusting each other. Gabi almost tells Will the truth about Nick when she thinks he knows but he was just referring to Nick moving to New York. Later, Will tells Sonny that he thinks Gabi, Kate and his mother are throwing him a surprise party. Kate finds out that Rafe is leaving the hospital and Jordan is being reassigned.
Nicole interviews Brady while he is high and notices he is acting strange. Later, Brady knocks over his cocaine and has to get more. Theresa summons JJ to her apartment and demands he buy her more drugs. JJ seeks help from Rory and Bev who do not have any but tell him to meet a dealer in the park. When JJ shows up at the bench he runs into Brady. Eric begins the procedure to have the masking agent removed from his blood. Adrienne apologizes to Sami and asks to come with her and Kate to visit Arianna. They come up with an excuse to get rid of Adrienne. When they show up at the apartment, Sonny pretend to leave and hides in the closet so he can listen in on what he thinks is a party planning for Will. Sonny is shocked to hear them admit to killing Nick.
Sonny is shocked by the revelation that Sami, Kate and Gabi killed Nick and he continues to hide in the closet. Will is with Adrienne at Club TBD texting Sonny while he hides. Sonny doesn't reveal to Will what he found out and Will wonders why he stopped texting. Sonny is able to get out of the closet and out the window since Sami dead bolted the door. Nicole sits with Eric as he under goes the procedure. Marlena finds out from Daniel that Eric is at the hospital and rushes to his room. Marlena points out to Nicole that it could look bad for Eric if she continues to help him and people realized she had feelings for Eric. Brady and JJ run into each other at the park bench when they both wait for their dealer. Theresa informs Anne that she never lost her memory and has a bigger and better plan to destroy Jennifer.
When Sonny arrives at Club TBD he is prepared to tell Will what he overheard but realizes Adrienne is there and keeps it to himself. Victor is upset to learn that Nicole is living with Daniel. Nicole is unable to tell Daniel her plan to help Eric because of Victor's presence. Father Matt visits Eric and tells him the church is behind him but if it gets to be too much he can quit. Later, Nicole tells Eric she no longer has feelings for him because she is seeing Daniel. Brady tells Jennifer that he saw JJ in the park in the same area where drug deals happen. Jennifer accidentally reveals Kristen's pregnancy scare. After Jennifer leaves, Brady gets high once again. Abigail confronts JJ about seeing him with Bev and Rory. JJ covers telling her he has very few friends at school. Caroline stops by to visit Theresa.
Daniel isn't happy to learn that Nicole's new lie involved him. Daniel warns her that it will back fire in her face. Rafe moves into his new place and Gabi stops by to visit and she mistakes Rafe's new physical therapist for Nick. E.J. and Sami argue yet again about her behavior and not showing up at work. Will tells Sami that he doesn't want a surprise party and she is confused and Will reveals that Sonny was hiding in the closet the whole time she, Kate and Gabi were discussing his "party". Allie informs Sami that Ciara has a earring just like the one she is missing. E.J. runs into Abigail at Club TBD where she is looking at an art book that E.J. talked about previously.
Maggie shows up at Theresa's with a group of women to stage an AA meeting for Theresa since she hasn't been showing up at any meetings. JJ seeks Bev and Rory's help for his plan to bring down Theresa. When JJ arrives at Theresa's apartment with the pot he records her admitting to being the one that offered with the drug, G. Adrienne sets Jennifer up on a date with a man named Liam. Sami realizes that Sonny knows everything about them killing Nick. Sami calls Gabi and Kate to help convince Sonny to keep quiet. Sonny seeks advice from his father.
E.J. and Will return to a tense conversation between Gabi, Sami, Kate and Sonny. E.J.'s suspicions continue to grow and he tries to trap Gabi into admitting the truth. Hope gets a call from Bo telling her that he will not be home for Christmas. Sami and Kate try to convince Sonny to wait until after Christmas to tell his father. Sami heads off to track down Ciara and get back her earring. Sami ends up loudly arguing with Ciara just as Hope returns. JJ's plan ends up backfiring with Theresa telling him that it wouldn't matter to the judge that she gave him the drugs. Daniel is jealous over Jennifer's date with Liam. Sonny opts against telling his father about Nick's murder.
Rafe hopes to get to know Jordan better outside of the hospital. An unknown individual watches them. After E.J. fails to trick Gabi into revealing the truth he turns to Sonny who nearly admits everything but is interrupted by Lucas. Later, Sonny consults Gabi on why she told E.J. and she tells him that he tried to trick her but she didn't admit anything to him. Hope walks in on Sami fighting Ciara for her backpack. Sami tells Hope that she lost a very expensive diamond earring and Allie told her Ciara had one just like it. Hope is able to get the back pack and finds the earring. Later, Hope goes to the DiMera mansion to question Sami about how she lost the earring and that Theo found it down by the river. E.J. overhears and heads to the river where he finds Nick's backpack tag. Nicole's producer tries to pressure her into getting an on camera interview with Eric. The gang takes Arianna to meet Santa Claus and Santa turns out to be the man that Sami, Kate and Gabi ran into the night her killed Nick.
Stefano shows up at Rafe's apartment and watches Rafe and Jordan kiss. Sami attempts a cover story for her earring being at the river and the tag E.J. found. Sami keeps using past tense words to describe Nick and E.J. figures out that Nick is dead and Sami has to admit the truth. Hope tells Abe that she is suspicious of Sami's missing earring story. Sonny, Kate and Gabi try to hide their reactions to Santa.
Victor gives Maggie a box with an apology note for Christmas and the two reunite. Nicole tries to get Brady to come celebrate Christmas with her but he refuses telling her he wants to stay home but he really wants to be alone to do cocaine. Eric tells Father Matt about the dream he had about Nicole. Will sends Sami the Santa picture and she recognizes Santa as the man from the river and that he saw Gabi holding Nick's backpack. E.J. is amazed at the ineptness of Sami and Kate's cover up . Doug and Julie arrive back in town to celebrate Christmas.
Songs: Casey Moss -- Silent Night
The Horton's gather to hang their Christmas ornaments. Julie wonders why she hasn't heard from Nick. The Brady's gather at the pub before heading to the Horton's. Nicole stops by with gifts for Johnny and Sydney. Sami realizes that Nicole Eric went to midnight mass at another church together. Anne tries to steal reading the Christmas story at the hospital from Jennifer by setting her up to think the turkey donation never arrived at the shelter. Doug dressed as Santa intervenes and Abigail reads the story.
Brady is not happy to learn that Maggie and Victor are reunited and Maggie is moving back in since she may realize that he is using again. Anne berates Daniel in order for Theresa to step in and look like the nice person. Later, Anne and Theresa talk about how Daniel could inherit a lot of money from Victor. Jordan receives a gift from Rafe that she believes is expensive and she confronts him. Rafe tells her to open the gift and finds a shirt with coach written on it.
Theresa offers to let JJ out of buying drugs for her in exchange for information on Daniel but JJ tells her he doesn't know much about him. Brady runs into Daniel in the park but Brady distracts Daniel by telling him he saw JJ in the park near the drug dealing area. Daniel confronts JJ about using but JJ insists that he is not and that Brady was clearly not out in the park for a run. Maggie calls out Theresa for not being sincere about getting clean. Eric is hired to take photos of Nicole for her new publicity shots. Later, Nicole heads to the Kiriakis mansion to interview Brady. Brady acts erratic and it worsens when Eric shows up. Nicole demands to know what is going on with Brady when Daniel shows up accusing Brady of being high. Sami texts Gabi to get rid of the coat she wore on the night they killed Nick. As Gabi goes to get her coat she finds Will hiding in the closet. E.J. brings Sami back to the river to search around for any possible evidence and they find several things. Sami suddenly starts screaming when she sees Nick's body floating in the river.
E.J. is able to calm Sami down to show her that it wasn't Nick's body by a log in the river. Will has clearly heard everything about Gabi killing Nick and doesn't take long before he realizes that his mother and grandmother were involved. Sami, E.J. and Kate all show up at the apartment while Will is in the bedroom with Arianna. When Sonny goes to talk to him he finds that Will has left with Arianna. Daniel confronts Brady about using but he tries to deny it until a vile of cocaine drops out of his pocket. Brady lashes out at everything and tries to leave only to have Daniel try and stop him. The two end up in a fist fight. JJ uses Anne to breakup Jennifer's date with Liam.
Sonny is able to track down Will at the park and explains how Nick was attacking Gabi and that just before that Gabi was yelling at Nick in the town square. T calls the apartment looking for Sonny because Club TBD is crazy busy for New Years. Sami and E.J. had to the club to help out. Eric attempts to break up the fight between Brady and Daniel. Brady ends up grabbing Nicole and that is when he realizes he has a problem. Brady promises to get help and Eric offers to go with him to a meeting. When they get close to the meeting Brady tells him that it is a closed meeting so Eric won't be able to come in. After they part ways, Brady heads off to buy more drugs. Jennifer arrives at the hospital to confront Anne about Abigail's resume. Anne has no idea what she is talking about and shows Jennifer the paperwork she submitted for Abigail to go full time. Jennifer realizes that JJ lied to her and heads back to the pub where JJ is filling Liam in on Jennifer's past with Daniel.
Will has a run in with the birdwatcher and is suspicious of what he knows. Kate suggests to Sami that know that E.J. knows he can use that information to make her marry him. Abigail sends Nick a text wondering his location. Later, Abigail is with Gabi when Kate returns the message. Rafe over does it and ends taking a fall when Jordan stops by.
Daniel informs Maggie that Brady has relapsed. Brady is on the park scoring more coke when he is jumped and beat up by two thugs. Daniel and Nicole arrive just in time to save him from a more severe beating. Eric wrestles with his growing feelings for Nicole telling Father Matt of the dream he had of Nicole with another man. The tension arises between Sami and E.J. as he gives her an ultimatum. Sami tells E.J. that if he tells her the truth about Kristen she will marry him but E.J. sticks to his story. Gabi is shocked by the text message Abigail receives. Gabi rushes to tell E.J. that Nick is alive forgetting that Kate took Nick's cell phone. Abigail believes that Nick did something to Gabi and heads off to Smith Island to tell Hope. E.J. rushes to the island to stop Abigail.
Brady tells Victor that he started using cocaine again and Victor is surprising supportive but both Victor and Maggie challenge Brady when he says his addiction is limited to cocaine. Later, Hope arrives at the mansion and informs Brady that the trail on Kristen has gone cold and that John found out that Colleen Brady is not his mother. After Hope leaves, Brady takes a drink. Victor fulfills his promise to Maggie and apologizes to Marlena an apology she rejects. E.J. finds Abigail at the Horton cabin and tries to cover for Gabi's behavior. The two end up in a romantic kiss. Ciara doesn't want to return to school and Hope thinks it is because Eric will no longer be there.
Jennifer overhears JJ having a tense phone conversation with Theresa but JJ is able to cover telling Jennifer that it is just some kids from school. Later, Eric drops by to talk to Jennifer about his job taking photographs at the hospital and lets it slip that Jennifer doesn't know the whole story about Daniel. Daniel confronts the drug dealer and Nicole ends up showing up as well they tell him that if he doesn't leave Brady alone they will give his picture to Victor. Eric finally agrees to be interviewed by Nicole. Brady continues to drink and attends an AA meeting buzzed. Theresa is dragged to the AA meeting by her sponsor, Juanita. Kate tracks down Sheryl, someone Jordan knows from Alabama to interview for a job at MadWorld. JJ is able to get some drugs from Rory to get Theresa off his back. JJ and Rory end up getting caught up with Cole for shoplifting. Abigail and E.J. sleep together and realize it was a mistake but they continue to have sex.
The officer demands the JJ and Rory open their back packs until the shop owner arrives that clears the two. Hope realizes that Ciara could be being bullied at school. Sheryl notices Jordan at the Club and gives a reaction that Kate wasn't expecting. Gabi worries that E.J. wasn't able to convince Abigail not to tell Hope about Gabi acting strangely to Nick's text messages.
Eric agrees to sit down with Nicole for an interview. Daniel believes he has figured out how Eric was drugged. Stefano gets word that Daniel is close to uncovering the truth. Abigail nearly tells Jennifer that she slept with E.J. but changes her mind. Sheryl and Jordan come face to face.
Stefano sends Dr. Chyka to destroy and evidence Daniel has uncovered that could incriminate Kristen. Eric admits in his interview that he regrets hurting her the most. Brady makes his amends to Daniel and Nicole but is still hesitant to do the same with Eric. Jennifer arrives at the DiMera mansion to confront E.J. about his involvement in faking Chad's brain tumor. Gabi shows up at the Horton house to corroborate what E.J. told Abigail. Jordan is surprised to see Sheryl in Salem and the two later meet in the park unaware that Kate is listening in. Jordan tries to warn Sheryl that Kate may be using her but Sheryl isn't going to let Jordan ruin her new job opportunity.
Dr. Chyka pretends to be a colleague Daniel was expecting the next day. Daniel is called away by JJ and Dr. Chyka sneaks back into his office and destroys all his medical records on his computer. Marlena realizes that Eric has feelings for Nicole and warns him that Nicole's past makes her susceptible to attachment disorders. Maggie asks Nicole for help convincing Brady to enter a rehab program. JJ nearly tells Daniel about Theresa but she arrives on scene and he has to make up another excuse to cover. Sami arrives home and nearly overhears E.J and Abigail discussing sleeping together. They are able to cover telling her they were discussing his involvement in Chad faking his brain tumor.
Eric tells Marlena that he told Father Matt about his romantic feelings for Nicole and Marlena worries that this could prevent Eric from being reinstated. Nicole is shocked to find Dr. Chyka in Daniel's apartment. Dr. Chyka attempts to cover with a story that Daniel knows he is there but Nicole reaches for the phone to call Daniel. Dr. Chyka attacks Nicole and injects her with a syringe. Eric stops by Daniel's apartment and when he enters he finds Nicole on the couch. Dr. Chyka attacks Eric from behind and takes the two to the basement. Daniel is confused as to how all his files have disappeared on his computer. Daniel finds a computer tech who is also trying to help Anne. Later, Daniel realizes that all his hard copy files and the lab files for Eric are gone. Anne slips and falls on a wet floor and tries to file a complaint against Daniel but Jennifer over hears her trying to bribe another worker into corroborating her story. Julie continues to questions Nick's whereabout to both Abigail and Kate. Adrienne tells Jennifer that she saw Abigail and E.J. together recently.
Nicole and Eric awaken to find themselves tied up and Dr. Chyka getting ready to inject them with a drug to make them forget everything. Daniel realizes that his home computer has also been tampered with. Jennifer arrives with a device that might help Daniel recover his files from the tech at the office. As the two talk they begin to make head way but Theresa arrives at Daniel's apartment. Sonny plans a romantic dinner for Will and proposes to him. Kate finds out that Nick's cell service is about to be cut off. Sheryl continues to not believe Jordan's accusations against Kate. Later, Kate prods Sheryl with questions about Jordan.
Eric is able to knock the syringe out of Dr. Chyka's hand before he can inject Nicole. Jennifer encounters Theresa as she is leaving Daniel's apartment. Theresa asks Daniel to fill her in on the night she overdosed. Later, Theresa attempts to gloat at the hospital but ends up being surprised when Jennifer informs her that Nicole is living with Daniel. Will turns down Sonny's proposal but Sonny realizes they were rushing things.
Nicole pleads with Dr. Chyka to reconsider killing her and Eric. Dr. Chyka decides not to inject them but creates a gas leak. As the basement fills with gas, Eric tells Nicole that he loves her. Abigail and E.J. meet at Smith Island unaware that someone is watching them. Brady's drinking continues to escalate. Theresa demands to know who Nicole is from JJ. Will asks Sonny to be Arianna's godfather. Julie continues to seek answers about Nick.
Daniel uses the GPS to try and track Eric's phone with Marlena and Roman's help but they just find it discarded in the trash. After Eric professes his love for her, Nicole tells him that she was lying about being in a relationship with Daniel in order to make Eric think she had moved on. Eric attempts to flip his shoe off to hit a button he believes will turn the power off to the building. When nothing happens he begins to lose hope. Daniel arrives back to the apartment and a woman is complaining about the air conditioning being off. Daniel begins to put two and two together. Brady decides to leave town and at the airport runs into Dr. Chyka and notices Eric rosary beads but doesn't make a connection. Brady gets into an argument with another passenger and decides against leaving town. Gabi tells Sami about Julie's mission to locate Nick. Abigail and E.J. kiss heavily while an unknown person takes pictures but Abigail pulls away before it goes farther. When E.J. returns to the DiMera mansion, Sami hints at putting their time out aside.
Daniel rushes to save Eric and Nicole. Sami and E.J. begin to reconnect when Sami gets a call about Eric being at the hospital. When Roman questions E.J. about the doctor that Kristen was working with he insists he has no idea but Sami doesn't believe him. Julie asks Hope to look into Nick's whereabouts. Sheryl reveals to Lucas that she used to be roommates with Jordan. Later, Sheryl and Lucas are joined by Jordan and Rafe where they reminisce.
Julie tells Abigail that she doesn't believe Nick is sending those text messages and that something bad has happened to him. Abigail begins to wonder if E.J. did something to Nick and heads to the mansion to confront him. Sonny preps Gabi for any questions that Hope may ask about Nick. Brady is able to ID the man in the sketch as the man he ran into at the airport. Brady feels guilty about being unreachable when Eric and Nicole where in danger. JJ begins his plan to bring down Theresa and tells Bev all about what happened and he could be going to prison. Theresa attends an AA meeting thinking Maggie will be there when Maggie doesn't show, Theresa begins to leave but Brady arrives drunk and makes a scene. Hope has a meeting with Father Matt about Ciara's troubles at school. The father of the boy involved arrives and informs Hope that Ciara is the one being a bully.
Abigail asks E.J. if he killed Nick but he denies it. Abigail than questions E.J. is Gabi killed Nick. Abigail returns to the church telling Sonny and Will that she needs to talk to Julie. Sonny and Will leave Abigail with Arianna and E.J. shows up to convince her not to say anything to Hope or Julie. Gabi freaks out when Julie tells her about her theory about Nick. Daniel tells Nicole that all the evidence they had on Eric being drugged is gone and that Eric may have to consider a future outside the church. Theresa uses a drunk Brady to win favor with Daniel. Hope is stunned to hear that Ciara is the one causing problems with Aiden's son at school.
Julie pushes Hope to question Gabi about Nick. E.J. continues to try and get Abigail to wait to tell Julie about her suspicions about Nick. Abigail refuses to wait and after the christening ceremony she prepares to tell Julie and Hope. Before Abigail can tell them anything a very much alive Nick walks into the church.
A very much alive Nick walks into the church causing Gabi to faint. Nick claims to remember nothing and that he isn't positive how he hit his head but that some man saved him and fixed him up. Gabi, Sami and Kate worry that Nick will eventually reveal the truth. Abigail still insists on trying to tell Hope how odd Gabi was acting but E.J. corners her in the hospital storage closet. T asks Rafe for permission to ask Gabi on a date.
E.J. and Abigail start to have sex in the storage room but are interrupted when someone comes to the door. Nick tells Gabi that he hopes they can be together again and the encounter leaves Gabi shaken. Eric tells Father Louis about his conflicted feelings over Nicole and the church. Father Louis invites Eric on a retreat so he can think about his future. Daniel realizes that there may still be hope to clear Eric. JJ and Bev put their plan into motion to bring down Theresa.
Maggie tries to confront Brady about his drinking but he refuses to admit that he has a problem. Hope has another tense encounter with Aiden. Abigail tells E.J. that she won't tell Hope about her suspicions on Nick. JJ has to tell Abigail some of the details of his problems with Theresa when she catches them together. Theresa finds the check that JJ and Ben have planted in hopes she will cash it.
Jennifer catches JJ with Rory and Bev and assumes the worst. JJ worries that Theresa won't take the bait and cash the check. Theresa has someone make her a fake ID with Abigail's name so she can cash the check. Daniel finds the list of names of doctors that could possibly be the one that was working with Kristen. Nicole helps Daniel go through the names and when they find Dr. Chyka's picture they know they have their man. Rafe finds out that Nick is back in town. Eric discusses his future in the church with Brother Timothy.
Rafe confronts Nick about bothering Gabi and ends up falling. Jordan arrives to see Rafe on the ground and Nick not even making an attempt to help him up. Nicole tells Daniel that both she and Eric declared their love for each other but she wants it to be his choice to leave the church. Daniel and Nicole find an address for Dr. Chyka and instead of calling the police they head to the address in fear that someone will tip Chyka off. Brother Timothy tells Eric that he may have to give up both the church and Nicole. Maggie tells Victor about Brady's alcohol use. Victor is hesitant to think it is a big deal but eventually agrees with Maggie. Brady overhears Victor telling Maggie he will be keeping a closer eye on him.
Abigail confronts Adrienne about telling Jennifer that she saw her with E.J. and defends E.J. when Adrienne makes comments about him. E.J. over hears the whole thing and follows Abigail to thank her. Nick reveals that he knows the bird watcher and wants Kate to hire him at Mad World as his assistant. Adrienne informs JJ that Justin is out of town and cannot make it back by his court date the following day. Adrienne tells JJ that Justin can file for a continuance and delay the trial or a lawyer friend of his can cover for him. After Adrienne leaves, JJ freaks out worrying that Theresa will figure out he is trying to set him up. Rory tries to pressure JJ to smoke some weed to relieve his tension. Brady angrily moves out of the Kiriakis mansion and crashes at Daniel's. Theresa shows up looking for Daniel and Brady offers her a drink.
Daniel and Nicole find Dr. Chyka's hide out. Dr. Chyka prepares to get out of town. JJ refuses the pot Rory offered him. Theresa also turns down the drink that Brady tried to offer her. Theresa finally heads to a store to cash the check and JJ arrives to catch her in the act. Brady attempts to show Jennifer he doesn't have an alcohol problem but ordering a glass of wine and leaving it untouched. Abigail finds E.J. at the gym shower and the two start to have sex just as Sami arrives back home early unexpectedly.
Sami arrives back home early and surprises E.J. at the athletic club. E.J. is able to cover and Sami has no idea Abigail is in the shower. Abigail ends up over hearing that Sami and E.J. are no longer sharing a bed. Daniel and Nicole are able to tie up Dr. Chyka. Brother Timothy suggests to Eric that he should become a monk by Eric turns him down. JJ reveals to Theresa that they set her up with the check and have it all on video.
Daniel injects Dr. Chyka with truth serum. Abe gives Brady a letter from John which sends Brady back to the bottle. JJ is able to use the footage he has on Theresa cashing the check to get her to keep quiet about the video she has on JJ. Hope and Ciara meet with Father Louis, Aiden and Chase. Hope dislike for Aiden continues.
The truth serum is working and Nicole and Daniel are getting what they need to clear Eric on tape until one of Stefano's henchmen barges in with a gun. Eric considers a possible future with Nicole. Jordan and Rafe share and evening with Sheryl and Lucas. Kate uses the opportunity to sneak into Jordan's apartment where she finds Jordan's fake ID's. Lucas calls Kate to warn her and Jordan has left the club but it is to late as Jordan arrives home with Kate still in the apartment. Gabi continues to stress out over Nick.
Kate has to hide under Jordan's bed when she arrives home. Kate's cat allergy kicks in and she texts Lucas to get Jordan back to the club. Lucas not knowing what else to do trips Rafe and has Sheryl call Jordan back to check on him. Adrienne apologizes to Abigail for telling Jennifer about seeing her with E.J., later Sami, E.J. and Johnny show up at the pub and Abigail gets roped into helping Johnny make cupcakes. Daniel gets the upper hand with Ricardo. As Daniel takes care of Ricardo, Nicole is left alone with Dr. Chyka who is able to escape but not before giving Nicole a hint about where the evidence is located. Nicole is able to use that hint and finds Eric's medical records and other evidence in a safe behind a picture.
Nicole is excited to have all the evidence she needs to clear Eric's name. Nicole is surprised to find Brady at Daniel's apartment and when she tries to explain what she found he shuts her down refusing to listen. Eric returns to Salem and tells Father Louis that he has made his decision. Later, Eric shows up at Daniel's and tells Nicole he has asked to be released from his vows and wants to be with her. Sami and Sonny find out that Kate has given Nick his job back and go to confront her. Abigail arrives at the DiMera mansion to help Johnny with his cupcake baking.
Nick finally admits to remembering everything that happened the night he was thrown into the lake. Nick also lets Sami, Kate and Gabi know that Percy was the one that saved him. Rafe gets jealous when he hears Jordan talking about Arthur, not realizing it is her cat. Abigail cannot get over E.J. Nicole is surprised by Eric telling her that he is giving up the priest hood for her.
Nick reveals to Sami, Kate and Gabi that he has pictures taken by Percy of the three pushing him into the river. Hope has another run in with Aiden. Later, Daniel tells Hope about Chyka. Nicole holds back on telling Eric what she found in the cabin. Rafe and Jordan make love. Will prepares a Valentine's Day surprise for Sonny.
Will finally gives Sonny an answer to his proposal: yes. Judge Wyner gives JJ a year probation and community service. Victor continues to think that Brady doesn't have a drinking problem but when Brady flips out over Victor noting his one drink for the day he realizes Maggie may be right. Hope gives the bad news to Eric, Daniel and Nicole that Dr. Chyka has escaped to Morocco and the cabin is clear of any evidence.
Theresa tries to blackmail Daniel into sleeping with her than when that doesn't work she asks for money. Gabi compares Nick to E.J. pointing out to Sami all the terrible things they did to each other. Abigail and E.J. are in the middle of discussing their affair when Sami arrives possibly overhearing everything.
JJ shows up before Daniel writes a check to Theresa. JJ lets her know that if she turns either one of them in that he will expose her trying to cash the check. Sami doesn't overhear anything with E.J. and Abigail. Later, Will and Sonny tell Sami and Lucas about their engagement. When Sami returns home later, she and E.J. make love. Kate is mad when her P.I. cannot dig up anything on Jordan. Lucas points out that the ID's may not be of names Jordan has used but ones she could be using in the future. Jennifer goes on another date with Liam and JJ decides that he needs to tell Jennifer the whole truth.
Eric breaks the news to Marlena and Roman that he is leaving the church. Nicole destroys the documents she found clearing Eric. Marlena is suspicions of Nicole when she reveals her involvement with Dr. Chyka escaping. Nick says something to Abigail that causes her to not want to give up on E.J. and she goes to tell him. Sonny and Gabi come to blows over Nick.
JJ finally tells Jennifer the whole truth about the night that Theresa overdosed. Abigail confronts E.J. about her feelings and realizes that he is sleeping with Sami again but insists that they have something special. Marlena is skeptical of Nicole's involvement with Dr. Chyka escaping. Theresa announces that she is done with AA and later bonds with Brady.
E.J. goes to extremes to end things with Abigail. Sami finds out that Eric has left the church and blames Nicole. Later, after Eric explains the whole story to Sami he returns home and promises E.J. that she will make the DiMera's pay for ruining Eric's life. Jennifer tells Daniel that JJ told her the whole truth. Daniel doesn't think they can be seen together because Theresa may go public and not care if it means she gets sent to prison. Sonny cuts Brady off at the club and when Brady leaves he feels he is being watched.
Nicole attempts to figure out a way to put the evidence she shredded back together. Sami goes off on the DiMera family for what Kristen did to Eric but tells E.J. that she doesn't include him in her rant. Brady storms into the Kiriakis mansion and accuses Victor and Brady of having her followed. Daniel tells Theresa that he is back with Jennifer and if she does anything to hurt Jennifer or JJ that he will ruin her life.
A man named Ben spies on Rafe and Jordan and applies for a job at Club TBD. Nick attempts to prevent Gabi from dating T. Hope is not happy when Ciara returns from her shopping trip with over $4000 in earrings. Hope has to work with Aiden on a school bake sale. Adrienne isn't happy to hear about Sonny and Will's engagement.
Nick makes sure that T overhears him pretending to talk to Gabi. Gabi is delighted at Sonny and Will's engagement news but begins to make plans to move out. Later, Nick shows up and preys on Gabi's insecurities. Aiden makes a comment about all of Ciara's expensive earrings unaware that Hope is planning to make Ciara donate them. Jordan runs into Ben.
JJ's community service gets off to a rocky start when Anne rejects that he completes it at the hospital and he is late for his new assignment. Marlena seeks out Stefano to make a deal in tracking down Dr. Chyka. Jordan is not happy to see Ben has followed her to Salem. Rafe tells Sami that it won't be long before E.J. hurts her again. Jennifer offers Eric a photography job at the hospital. Nicole preps for her date with Eric.
Sonny attempts to threaten Nick to stay away from Gabi but the tables are turned when Nick reveals that he knows about Sonny's involvement in Nick's "death". Later, Nick tells Sami that she needs to offer Gabi a modeling job at Countess W or he will ruin things for her. Eric and Nicole go on their date but there are interrupted by a rude on looker and a drunken Brady and Theresa. Brady and Theresa return to her apartment where they make out. JJ and Bev are making out when JJ knocks over her purse and sees some pot and kicks her out. Later, JJ returns to the town square and runs into a pretty girl. Jennifer and Daniel make love.
Johnny tells Sami that Abigail likes Rafe mistaken a conversation Abigail had with E.J. about art. Sami asks Abigail to help her learn more about art. Kate gives the information she learned from Sheryl about Jordan refusing to go to the Ozarks to her PI. Theresa tempts Brady with coke but he refuses. Nick tells Gabi that he suggest to Sami that she hire Gabi for a modeling job. Jordan makes plans to leave Salem. John shows up at Theresa's door.
Brady is not pleased to see John is back in town. Hope confronts Sami about the expensive earrings she bough Ciara. Hope has to leave the school bake sale when John texts her. John tells her that Bo is going undercover for a year and will not be able to contact her. Nick continues to dictate things at Countess W refusing to change his formula. Rafe is thrown with Jordan's announcement that she is leaving Salem.
Marlena arranges things with Stefano to chat with Dr. Chyka. Jennifer breaks things off with Liam but he does not take it well. Hope continues to reel from the news that Bo will be undercover for a year. Nicole deals with guilt over not handing over the evidence Dr. Chyka had on Eric.
Abigail continues to not feel well and Sami suggests that she could be pregnant. Nicole nearly tells Daniel about shredding the evidence. John and Marlena have a tense reunion and it is clear that John kept close tabs on her while he was gone. Someone posts nasty comments about Jennifer on the hospital webpage.
Abigail reels from Sami's suggestion that she could be pregnant. Later, Sami spills Abigail's dilemma to E.J. who realizes that he would be the father. JJ has another run in with the mystery girl at school and later finds out they are both doing community service. Jennifer accuses Anne of the nasty comments written about her on the hospital website. Anne assumes Theresa is behind the comments and congratulates her. Will is not happy to learn that the modeling contract with Nick's idea. Eric tells Nicole that he wants to wait to have sex until he is married.
E.J. panics when he hears that Abigail may be pregnant. Sonny walks in on Gabi and Nick getting close and is furious. Later, Sonny confides in Victor about his issues with Nick. Rafe surprises Jordan with a romantic evening. JJ is happy to see the mystery girl at community service and she introduces herself as Paige and that she is volunteering not doing mandatory community service.
Hope gives Marlena a device to track Chyka's location which she is able to sneak past Stefano's security team. Abigail has doubts about trusting E.J. with the pregnancy test. Jordan changes her mind about leaving town. JJ finds out the Paige studies in the library and arranges to run into her. One of Paige's friends fills her in on JJ's past but Paige defends JJ.
Ciara has a run in with Chase and Aiden punishes him for teasing Ciara. Hope begins to see Aiden differently. Sami, Adrienne, Will and Sonny meet up to discuss wedding plans. Sami refuses to help Adrienne convince the boys to wait. Abigail tells E.J. that she is letting him off the hook if she is pregnant but E.J. refuses to not be involved if she is pregnant with his child. Sami shows up looking for Abigail and E.J. hides. Sami encourages Abigail to be honest with the babies father. Marlena is caught with the tracking device and cannot get anymore information out of Chyka. Later, Marlena takes comfort in John but rejects him. When Nicole shows up in the square Marlena goes after her and Eric shows up.
Marlena has to admit that when she talked to Chyka it was to get dirt on Nicole and not to clear Eric's name. Jennifer tells Daniel that she knows about Daniel and Nicole's lie to pretend to be a couple for Eric's sake. Later, Daniel visits Nicole and when she goes to take a shower he finds the taped up piece of evidence in her desk drawer. Gabi tells Sonny that Nick is the only one that gets her. E.J. has to go out a window and sit on a ledge when he knocks over some brochures and Sami hears. E.J. is unable to get out before Liam has a group of men with erectile dysfunction come in to possibly test a new product. Jennifer receives a picture under her door with her head on a scantily clad woman's body.
Nicole is able to cover when Daniel finds the paper from Chyka to Kristen in her desk drawer telling him that it was sent to her at the station and is probably from Stefano. Jennifer's photoshopped picture goes viral and a steamed Anne confronts her about accusing her. Jennifer realizes that Anne is not to blame and figures it must be Theresa. Sami spots the flyer E.J. is holding about ED and first thinks it is her fault for keeping E.J. at bay for so long but than assumes that E.J. is there for Stefano. Eric finds Liam in Jennifer's office to offer support and is suspicious of him. Adrienne tells Abigail that she knows her secret and Abigail is initially thinking that it is about the possible pregnancy until Adrienne reveals that she knows Abigail is helping Sami study art.
JJ finds out that Paige posted an article about being anti-drug and believes it is a dig at him. Rory and Bev send Paige a friend request from JJ's social media account. Abigail suggests to E.J. that she leave town and have the baby and give it up for adoption. E.J. immediately shoots down the idea refusing to abandon his child. Abigail and E.J. await the results of the pregnancy test. Jennifer confronts Theresa about the picture. Later, Daniel runs into Theresa and threatens her which Liam over hears. John attempts to talk to Brady but Brady leaves the Pub drunk running into Aiden.
The doctor tells Abigail that she is not pregnant but later has a conversation with Stefano. Kate is not thrilled to hear that Jordan is sticking around Salem. Brady become jealous when he sees Theresa and Liam together. Paige receives the friend request from JJ and Mary Beth thinks JJ is stalking Paige. Paige confronts JJ about the request and JJ realizes that Bev and Rory sent it.
Maggie walks in on Theresa and Brady getting ready to have sex on the living room couch. Nicole attempts to seduce Eric but he realizes what she is up to and the two fight. Hope and Aiden decide to attend Jennifer and Daniel's party thinking the other will not be there. Later, Jennifer and Daniel's party becomes awkward with Nicole and Eric fighting and Hope and Aiden not liking each other. Liam makes up an excuse to stop by Jennifer's house knowing she is not there. Liam sneaks off and steals one of Jennifer's night gowns.
Kate finally makes good on her promise to join Stefano for dinner. Gabi has dinner with Nick and Sami is furious when she sees the two together. Maxine makes a toast to Jennifer and Daniel and tries to end the hostility in the room. Later, Hope and Aiden agree to remain civil for their children's sake. Liam fantazies about killing Daniel and stepping into comfort Jennifer. Later, Liam watches Jennifer and Daniel through the window. Eric and Nicole make amends after their fight.
Lucas warns Nick to stay away from Sheryl. Nick discovers the reason that Kate hired Sheryl. Sami confronts Kate about having dinner with Stefano and warns her to not get pulled back in by him. Jordan and Ben argue and Rafe arrives just as Ben is grabbing Jordan and Rafe punches him. Brady begins to realize that he may have a problem and apologizes to Maggie. Later, Brady arrives at the pub to hear Theresa accusing John of trying to keep her and Brady apart.
Kate and Sami bicker over Rafe. Jordan reveals that Ben is her brother after him and Rafe get into a physical fight. Will and Sonny ask Marlena to officiate their wedding. Nick eavesdrop on E.J. trying to warn Gabi about him.
Liam obsesses over Jennifer hoping to find a way to make Jennifer think Daniel slept with Theresa. Liam takes Theresa out to lunch and his continual questions about Jennifer and Daniel make Theresa realize that Liam is the one harassing Jennifer. Nicole tells Daniel that she and Eric were discussing marriage. Eric talkes to Father Louis about Nicole and realizes that he and Nicole could not marry in the church due to her previous divorces. Nick makes comments to Will regarding Sonny. Gabi tries to get Sonny to invite Nick to the wedding.
Theresa attempts to tell Daniel about Liam but when Daniel goes after her about Brady she changes her mind and keeps the information to herself. Marlena asks Nicole to come to the wedding with Eric. Nicole questions Marlena's sincerity and motives. Jennifer encourages Abe to ask Maxine to be his date to the wedding. John pressures Brady about his drinking and tells him his mother would be ashamed of his drinking. JJ informs Paige that Rory and Bev sent the friend request to her.
Kayla meets Aiden and is attracted to him. Later, Kayla asks Hope about Aiden and Hope attempts to downplay him. After Kayla leaves, Hope realizes that Aiden overheard everything. Hope informs Nicole that the search for Chyka is over for the time being. Theresa gives Liam the key to Daniel's apartment. Eric attempts to talk to Brady but Brady rejects him. Sonny and Will ask their fathers to speak at their weddings but have to deal with their mother's later. Nicole tries to get rid of the shredded evidence and is caught by Liam.
Aiden lets Hope know that he overheard everything she said about him to Kayla. Nick works Gabi to make her feel sorry for him. Everyone gathers for Sonny and Will's bachelor party. T orders a male stripper but a female one shows up instead. Liam uses the key that Theresa gave him and breaks into Daniel's apartment.
Marlena runs into trouble getting her certification and turns to EJ. and Sami for help. Caroline worries that she will forget things when she is giving her speech and Kayla helps her write everything down. Victor tells off a business associate when he disapproves of Sonny and Will's marriage. Rafe puts Ben on notice and later calls Jordan to ask her to be his date to the wedding. Gabi overhears Sonny on the phone telling someone that he will deal with Nick after the wedding.
E.J. is able to procure Marlena's certificate to officiate the wedding. Liam breaks into Jennifer's house thinking that no one will show up since they are at the wedding. Daniel and Nicole end up dropping by to pick up some of Parker's things. Sonny informs Gabi that he was talking about a vendor at work named Nick not Nick Fallon. The wedding begins.
Sonny and Will's wedding continues as Caroline gives a moving speech about a couple she knew whose families didn't agree with their homosexuality. Justin and Lucas also give heartfelt speeches for their sons. At the reception, Theresa confronts Jennifer who still thinks she is behind the attacks. Theresa ends up running into a caterer and ruining her dress. Liam goes undetected at Jennifer's house by Daniel and Nicole. Liam steals Jennifer's checkbook and breaks into Daniel's apartment and puts it in the box of toys Daniel picked up at Jennifer. Nicole realizes that Eric said something to Daniel about them getting married. Roman walks in on Theresa and Brady kissing at the reception.
Eric tells Nicole that he doesn't think he can marry her if they cannot marry in the church. Jennifer is furious when she finds her checkbook in with the toys Daniel picked up. Liam listens in and is happy to cause trouble in their relationship assuming he can swoop in. Daniel thinks Nicole put the checkbook in the box as a joke but she swears she had nothing to do with it. Later, Jennifer shows up and forgives Daniel. Nick comes over to Gabi's and the two end up making out on the couch just as Sami arrives.
Stefano reveals to E.J. that he knows all about his affair and pregnancy scare with Abigail. Nick has to hide when Sami shows up who launches into attacks on him not knowing he is in the apartment. Nicole misunderstands a voice mail that Marlena is leaving for Eric and confronts her. Eric is tempted by Theresa's offer to get some cocaine. Father Louis asks Hope and Aiden to chair the fundraising committee. Nicole gives Eric an ultimatum that it is either her or the church. Someone pieces together the pieces of the evidence Nicole shredded.
Rafe attempts a search on Ben using the last name Ridgeway but comes up with nothing. Jordan warns Ben about keeping their past secret. Sheryl and Lucas return to his place and end up in bed. Kate ends up calling Lucas and leaving a message about her latest finding on Jordan. Abigail accidentally runs into Paige on her run and breaks her phone screen and Abigail brings her back to her house. JJ ends up asking Paige out on date. Hope overhears Aiden talking to his son who is upset about staying in Salem.
Jennifer and Daniel run into JJ and Paige in the town square. Jennifer is curious about JJ's new friend and Daniel pulls her aside to tell her that JJ is obviously really into this girl. Later, JJ arranges for Paige to talk to Daniel about a career in medicine. Liam listens in and gains knowledge about Daniel routine and later breaks into Daniel's apartment and puts something in his drink. Sheryl confronts Kate over the message she heard. Kate tells Sheryl that if she reveals anything to Jordan she will be out of a job and Kate will have her blacklisted to other companies. Will and Sonny enjoy their honeymoon. Sonny encourages Will to get a custody arrangement made official.
Daniel becomes overly tired while operating on a patient and has to leave the operating room. Daniel worries his tremors have returned as his hands shake but a drug test reveals he has a prescription medication in his system. Liam returns to Daniel's apartment and destroys all the evidence but runs into Nicole at the elevator. Eric tells Nicole that he is choosing her. Brady tells Theresa that he still wants to she her. Hope comes to Chase's rescue when he is mugged in the town square. Bev doesn't like JJ spending time with Paige.
Julie confronts Sami about Nick not being invited to Will and Sonny's wedding. Later, Sami sees Nick's shoe and realizes Gabi lied to her. Nicole questions Liam on why he is at Daniel's apartment building. Liam attempts to cover but throws it out that he saw Nicole dumping things in the trash can. Daniel is put on suspension while a team investigates if he was drugged.
Sami pushes Gabi to make a decision to leave the apartment with Arianna. Nick warns E.J. about keeping Sami on a leash or everyone will suffer. Eric attempts to get Theresa to confess. Rafe confronts Nick about seeing Gabi again. Liam attempts to plant doubts about Daniel in Jennifer's head.
Liam shows Nicole that he knows about the evidence she attempted to dispose of since he took the trash and pieced it back together. Sami vents to E.J. about Nick and he wonders if she wants him dead. Will is able to convince Gabi to stay by promising that Sami will not bother her. Will angrily asks Sami for her key to his apartment back. Jennifer tries to calm Daniel down and tells him not to go after Theresa yet. Rafe punches Nick in the face.
Nicole tries to tell Daniel the truth but is interrupted. Brady warns Theresa that if she was involved in even the smallest way he will destroy her. Aiden tells Marlena that he wasn't looking to refer someone but looking to see Marlena himself. Chase gives Hope a thank you note. JJ ends up standing up Paige when he hears about Daniel being suspended. Later, he texts Paige but Marybeth intercepts the text and deletes it. Daniel runs into Theresa at the park.
Rafe curiosity about what Gabi is hiding grows. Will tells Gabi that he wants an official custody arrangement. Daniel has a run in with Theresa in the park and tries to get her to admit to drugging him. Aiden and Hope try to convince a man that reserved the venue they want to give up his date. Brady tells Theresa he cannot see her anymore if he wants to be serious about getting clean.
Someone prints photos of E.J. and Abigail together and slides them under the DiMera mansion door. Later, Sami appears to have discovered the envelope on the floor. Rafe has to restrain himself when he sees Gabi with Nick after Will's warning that Nick has the power to get Gabi in legal trouble. Hope and Aiden face another dilemma for their fundraiser when a wealthy women doesn't want to donate an item for the auction. The women agrees to attend if Roman will be her date. Paige attempts to avoid JJ thinking he stood her up. JJ shows Paige that he sent her a text and Paige realizes that Marybeth deleted the text. JJ and Paige share their first kiss.
E.J. fantasies what would happen if Sami discovered he had an affair when he sees the picture that was in the envelope that Sami nearly opened. Sami finally picks a wedding dress and asks E.J. if they could just elope.
Liam hires a woman to give Jennifer information on drugs Liam placed in Daniel's apartment. Daniel faces the disciplinary committee at the hospital. Rafe uses his FBI contacts to run a check on what Nick was up to when he was in New York and is surprised by the fact that it comes back with nothing. Nick tries to lead Gabi into thinking that Sami is trying to take Arianna from her.
Jennifer verifies with the pharmacy that the pill bottle she found with her name on it is real. Nicole is able to track down Liam's ex-wife who initially refuses to meet her. Sami and Kate worry that Nick will find away to place all the blame on them leaving Gabi in the clear. Paige finds out that she got into Stanford.
Debra fills Nicole in on Liam's past, that he uses women who all look like a woman that cheated on him when things don't work out he begins stalking them. Debra gives Nicole a key to a safe deposit box where Liam likely hid the evidence he has on Nicole. Theresa worries that Liam situation will expose her involvement. Nick arranges for Gabi to meet with Liam about a custody arrangement. JJ is upset to learn that Paige got into Stanford. Jennifer realizes that Daniel has been set up. Liam overhears everything including that Jennifer plans to head to the Horton Cabin.
Liam catches Nicole before she can find anything in his safety deposit box. E.J. is desperate to figure out who took the photo of him and Abigail. Nick tells Sami that his past better not come up in the custody case. Ben warns Rafe not to hurt Jordan. Daniel confront Theresa who continues to insist that she had nothing to do with his drugging. Later, Theresa calls her mother and makes plans to leave town. Liam arrives at the cabin before Jennifer leaves.
Liam corners Jennifer at the cabin revealing that he was behind drugging Daniel and all the other things that have been happening to them. Nicole seeks help from Rafe with Liam. E.J. continues to search for the person who followed him and Abigail and took the picture. Later, a picture prints out of a computer with Percy Ruggles boarding the ferry the day E.J. and Abigail were at the cabin. Abigail and Nick argue and Ben rushes up and attacks Nick thinking he is going to hurt Abigail. Will is devastated to she the custody agreement Gabi had drawn up reducing the time he will be spending with Arianna.
Eric suggests to Daniel that they seek help from Brady to get Theresa to confess. Theresa eventually admits that she knows who is behind Daniel's drugging and they are surprised when she tells them it is Liam. Nicole badgers Maggie for information on where Jennifer has gone. Nicole races to the cabin thinking that Liam is going to tell Jennifer about the evidence she destroyed and walks in as Liam is holding a gun to Jennifer. Jordan admits to Rafe that she loves him. Abe and Maxine enjoy a day in the park with Theo and discuss their deceased spouses.
Ciara makes a deal with Aiden to convince Roman to be Giselle's date to the gala. Sami is furious when she learns of the custody agreement. E.J. doesn't recognize any of the people in the photo until Johnny points out that one of them is the Santa from the square. Theresa finally admits what she knows about Liam without letting on that she gave him the key to Daniel's apartment. Eric and Daniel head to the island trying to warn Jennifer about Liam. Liam holds Jennifer and Nicole at gun point and demands that Nicole tell Jennifer the truth. They end up being able to escape but are soon caught again by Liam. Daniel arrives and the town fight and Nicole shoots one of them.
Daniel recovers in time to save Nicole and Jennifer and Liam ends up dead when he accidentally falls on a stick he was waving around. Nicole thinks she has taken care of the photo evidence but doesn't know where Liam kept the paper copy of the letter she shredded. JJ goes on a date with Bev that is interrupted when he gets the call about his mother. Bev gives Paige a warning about staying away from JJ.
Nick pushes Gabi to pursue the custody agreement as it is currently written. Kate and Jordan confront each other in the park with Kate ready to reveal that she knows about Jordan's multiple identities. Abigail confronts Nick about how angry he got with her before and Nick gets upset again and tells Abigail she needs to make better choices about men. E.J. confronts Percy about taking the photo and working for Nick.
E.J. attempts to shut Nick down but realizes that he will need to take drastic action. Abigail is stunned when Nick calls her E.J.'s whore. Sami asks Maggie for her help with Nick. Kate reveals to Jordan that she broke into her apartment and found her fake I.D.'s. Jordan tells Ben they need to leave town but he tries to convince her that running is not the option. Ciara lays her guilt trip down on Roman who agrees to go to the gala with Giselle. Aiden has to admit his and Ciara's plan to Hope.
Jordan sees Kate talking to Rafe and nearly thinks that Kate is revealing everything to him. Nick reveals that he knows about Abigail and E.J.'s affair and has photo's to prove it. E.J. and Sami decide to hire a hitman to kill Nick. Sami has second thoughts and tries to stop the hit. Eric proposes to Nicole.
E.J. assures Abigail that he will not let Nick expose their affair. Sami attempts to avoid Nick but he tracks her down telling her that he is pulling the strings by giving Will and Sonny a wedding present and helping Allie with her homework. Jennifer and Daniel return to Smith Island so Jennifer can look for her necklace while there Daniel finds the shredded letter from Chyka. Paige opens up to JJ about her father leaving her family while JJ shares about Jack. Nicole accepts Eric's marriage proposal. Sonny and Nick have a nasty encounter forcing Sonny to take matters into his own hands.
Gabi overhears Jordan making plans to try and leave town. Rafe has to break up a fight between Will and Nick. Sonny takes a gun from the Kiriakis Mansion. Abigail seeks help from Gabi about Nick but realizes that Gabi is in even deeper than she is with Nick. JJ tells Bev that he and Paige are getting back together. Daniel finds the shredded evidence proving that Eric was drugged and he realizes that Nicole had found and gotten rid of the documents.
Rafe confronts Jordan about trying to leave town again. Ben finds out that Nick is still bothering Abigail. Will, Sonny and Lucas all find out about the court date has been set for custody. Will talks Sonny out of using his gun on Nick and they leave it in the closet. Julie tells Nick that he should talk to someone about everything that has happened to him. Nick calls Marlena and leaves a voice mail suddenly Nick stops talking because he has been shot in the back then several more times in the front. Nick stumbles into the Horton square were several people that have reasons to want Nick dead have gathered.
Nick tries to point out who shot him before he passes out. Allie is in shock over seeing Nick's shot. Julie is beside herself and knows one of the people in the square did this to Nick. The doctors are unable to save Nick and he dies. Hope, Maggie, Gabi and Julie all say their goodbyes to Nick.
Marlena discovers that Nick had called her and left a voice mail when he was shot. Abigail tells Jennifer that she is not upset that Nick is gone after how he treated her at the end. Brady tells Theresa that he has been rethinking their relationship. Daniel prepares to confront Nicole about destroying the evidence.
Sami overhears Marlena listening to the message Nick left and is clearly rattled. Later, when Marlena replays it they hear Nick being shot and Sami slips in saying that "he shot him while he was calling" to E.J. but Marlena doesn't catch it. Gabi tells Will and Sonny that she is canceling the custody hearing. Sonny tries to return the gun to the Kiriakis mansion but is stopped by an officer and brought in for questioning with Hope. Daniel confronts Nicole about the evidence he found that clears Eric and proves he was drugged.
Nicole tries to deny everything about the evidence that Daniel found but she eventually has to admit to everything. Will admits to Hope that he and Nick had gotten into a physical altercation the day Nick died and that he threatened to kill him. Jordan warns Ben that things could look bad for him if the police find out he has an unregistered gun. Hope shows E.J. photo's of him leaving Countess W after Nick looking angry.
Daniel tells Nicole that she has to tell Eric the truth. Abigail is questioned by Marlena and has to admit that she and Nick were not getting along at the end and that Ben and Nick had gotten into a physical altercation. Will tells Marlena that he is not upset that Nick is dead. Sami and Lucas worry about Allie. Sami is stopped by the hitman in the park.
Nicole tries to tell Eric about the evidence she found and tried to destroy but Eric professes his love and they make love. The hit man stops Sami in the park and tells her and that he needs to see E.J. immediately. E.J. thinks it is because he now wants more money but when he returns to the mansion he returns with a refund since the hitman wasn't the one that killed Nick. Hope questions Lucas and pokes holes in his story and tells him that they know he was texting Nick before he died. Theresa attempts to ruin JJ's night with Paige. John tells Brady that he has intel on Kristen and that they should go and track her down but Brady refuses. Later, Brady shows up at the club and gets drunk with Theresa.
Jennifer worries about what Nicole will ask Daniel to do for her. Daniel tells Nicole that she needs to tell Eric the truth or he will. Eric tells Marlena that he and Nicole are engaged. JJ goes to Daniel for advice with Paige. Hope isn't thrilled to hear about Aiden's unethical attempts to get the venue for the gala. John continues to push Brady further into Theresa's arms.
E.J. draws up a custody agreement and Gabi adds a request that if anything happened to her and Will that Sonny would get custody of Arianna. Eric tells Sami about his and Nicole's engagement and she doesn't take the news well. Kate confronts Lucas about her missing gun. Nicole tries to evade telling Eric the truth but suggesting they elope.
Nicole tells Eric that Daniel is in love with her which is why she wants to elope and not invite him and Jennifer. Lucas admits to Kate that he took her gun with the intention of killing Nick but someone beat him to the job. Lucas makes things worse for himself when he also tells Kate that he freaked and threw the gun in the river. Abigail tells E.J. that she plans to tell Hope everything but he summons her to the mansion. Jordan worries when Abigail informs her that Ben is being questioned by the police.
Nicole tries to convince Eric to elope with her with her outrageous lie that Daniel is in love with her. Hope continues to question Lucas telling him that she knows he was in the park due to the evidence found on his shoes. Arianna's first birthday is celebrated but Sami and Kate argue over Kate letting Stefano back into her life by expecting jewelry. E.J. admits to Abigail that he hired a hitman but the hitman was not the one that killed Nick.
Daniel and Eric run into each other in the town square. Eric thinks that Daniel is in love with Nicole and Daniel thinks Eric knows the truth about the evidence. Hope gets the ballistics back on the weapon that killed Nick and heads to the Kiriakis mansion with a warrant. Victor offers Sonny the opportunity to leave town for a job. Bev plants a copy of her STD test for Paige to see and think the worse about JJ.
Victor realizes the Sonny wasn't the one that killed Nick but that it was Will. At the police station, Will arrives and confesses to killing Nick. Brady gives money to Theresa to buy cocaine but insists he isn't interested in it. Later, Brady runs into John and when he returns to Theresa's and gets high with her. Abigail is curious when Ben turns down the opportunity to fill in for a model at Gabi's shoot. Paige realizes that Bev is trying to mess with her by planting the STD test. Marlena teases Roman about taking Giselle to the school gala.
Sonny shows up at the DiMera mansion and has to tell Sami and E.J. that Will confessed to killing Nick. Hope looks over the evidence again and realizes things are not adding up. Sonny tells Gabi that Will confessed to killing Nick and she is shocked. Later, Gabi packs up Arianna when Hope arrives at her door. JJ overhears Nicole talking about eloping and mentions it to both Daniel and Jennifer.
Daniel confronts Nicole about wants lies she has now told Eric and Nicole has to admit that she told Eric that Daniel was in love with her instead of the truth about the evidence. Neither are aware that Jennifer is listening just outside the door. Later, Jennifer finds Eric in the park. E.J., Sami and Lucas encourage Will not to sign the confession but he is determined. Hope finds Gabi at her apartment and it is clear Gabi knows something about Nick murder. Hope and Gabi head to the police station just in time to stop Will from signing the confession and Gabi admits that she was the one that killed Nick.
Gabi makes her confession to Hope and the D.A., she also admits that Nick knew about her hiring Andrew to stalk her which resulted in him going after Melanie which is why Gabi knew that she would never be free of Nick unless she killed him. Eric confronts Nicole about all her lies. Jennifer feels guilty for telling Eric everything. Rafe and Jordan spend the day in bed together ignoring any phones calls. Will admits to Sonny that he thought Sonny killed Nick which is why he tried to take the blame.
Sami tracks down Rafe and gives him the news that Gabi has confessed to killing Nick. After Rafe leaves, Sami blames Jordan for Rafe having his phone turned off. Hope asks Marlena to talk to Gabi and Gabi reveals what she, Kate and Sami did to Nick. Brady and Theresa are having lunch when John shows up and when Brady leaves John talks to Theresa about her being a bad influence for Brady. When Brady shows back up, he and John get into a physical altercation. Eric is furious as all of Nicole's lies are exposed and he leaves her crying.
JJ confronts Bev about planting her STD test so Paige would see it. Gabi prepares for life in prison. Paige and Abigail confide in one another. Aiden is a source of comfort for Hope. Brady and John throw punches and Theresa only intervenes when she sees Hope enter the square.
Gabi tells Abigail that she was the one that hired Andrew. Later, Kate surprises Gabi by visiting her and telling her she understands why Gabi had to kill Nick. Paige recognizes Ben from Miami but he tries to convince her that he never lived in Miami. Eric tells Daniel that is wasn't Nicole that told him the truth but Jennifer. Nicole fronts Jennifer and Daniel separately about ruining her relationship with Eric. Bev asks Cole to put joints in Paige's purse but the plan backfires when Cole is caught. Cole and JJ get into a physical fight.
Nicole vows to never forgive Daniel for forcing her to tell Eric the truth. Later, Daniel arrives at Jennifer's house and Jennifer reveals she doesn't think Nicole would of ever told Eric the truth and that she worried the Nicole would convince Daniel not to tell him either. Sami tells Kate that Gabi told Marlena about them pushing Nick in the river unaware that Marlena is behind them. When they realize she is there Marlena lays into them about what they did. Julie demands to confront Gabi. E.J. shows Gabi the plea deal and tells her that if she were to go to court they could call Chad and Melanie to testify which would bring up the whole Andrew thing. JJ is hurt after fighting with Cole but he insists that he doesn't want to go to the doctor and Paige has to mend him. Eric asks for the engagement ring back but Nicole refuses.
Sami and Marlena interrupt Eric and Nicole's emotional conversation and find out that the elopement and engagement is off. Jennifer tells Daniel that she doesn't think he would of followed through on telling Eric which greatly upsets him. Gabi asks Jordan to take care of Rafe. Later, T visits Gabi and Gabi tells him that she wishes things had worked out between them. JJ and Paige are getting hot and heavy when a phone call from Paige's mom stops them.
Gabi has a tearful goodbye with family and friends after the Judge accepts her plea deal giving her ten to twenty years with the possibility of parole. Victor shows up at Theresa's apartment to call Brady out on missing work. Later, Victor warns Kate about getting back together with Stefano.
Daniel calls Melanie to tell her about Gabi and is surprised when Melanie says she is too busy to talk about her friend but mentions visiting Salem soon. Hope tells Rafe that the truth about Andrew will soon be made public and Rafe has to tell Daniel the whole truth. Rafe also has to admit to Daniel that he and Melanie both knew about it before Melanie left town. Daniel realizes this is why Melanie was so quick to end their conversation and has avoid returning to Salem. Will finds out that Sonny knew about Gabi hiring Andrew. E.J. overhears Kate talking to Stefano about business. Abigail and Ben share a kiss.
John catches Brady after he has been using cocaine again. Kate hints to E.J. and Sami that she can convince Stefano not to support their marriage. Later, Sami asks Abigail to help plan the wedding. Rafe pushes Jordan away as he feel guilty about not protecting his sisters. Kate comforts Rafe and the two end up in bed together. Theresa threatens to tell Paige the truth about JJ.
Sami and Nicole get into a physical fight when Sami realizes that Nicole hid the evidence to help clear Eric's name. Eric turns over the evidence to Bishop White and admits Nicole had found the evidence months ago and kept it secret. Jennifer shows up at Daniel's hoping to clear the air but Daniel is still reeling after finding out what Gabi did to Melanie. Will worries that his writing career won't be enough to support his family. Rafe and Kate admit that sleeping together was a mistake. Jordan expresses her worries to Abigail about her relationship with Rafe.
Sami asks Abigail to be her maid of honor and Abigail cannot think of a way out of the task. Later, Sami leaves E.J. and Abigail in the garden to go back in the mansion where she pulls out an envelope with a picture of E.J. and Abigail kissing at the cabin. Aiden and Hope are able to get Mr. Howell to give up the Salem Inn Ballroom by using his numerous outstanding parking tickets. Daniel rejects Jennifer's advances and the two break-up again. Marlena finds out what broke up Nicole and Eric and heads out to confront Nicole. Nicole announces to Marlena that the Bishop wants to talk to her and since Marlena and Sami have come after her she is not willing to help clear Eric's name. Daniel meets with a new patient a former Salem resident, Eve.
Victor fires Kate from Mad World. Sami plots her revenge against Abigail and E.J. and it is clear she has known of their affair for awhile. Later, Kate shows up at the mansion to confront Sami believing she had gotten her fired from Mad World. Kate ends up throwing the cake samples all over Abigail and E.J., later Sami meets up with Kate who is in on Sami's plan. Jennifer remembers her old rival, Eve. Nicole and Marlena continue to argue until Eric shows up. Eve clearly has the hots for Daniel who agrees to do her vocal surgery. Later, Eve is revealed to be Paige's mother.
Cole tells JJ that Bev tried to have him set up Paige by putting pot in her purse. Eve warns Paige to stay away from Theresa. Daniel informs Maggie that he and Jennifer have called it quits again. Brady becomes jealous when he sees Theresa with Aiden. JJ and Eve meet.
E.J. asks Abe to officiate his and Sami's wedding. Abigail is working on decorations at the mansion when she falls of the ladder and into E.J.'s arms. Kate tells Jordan that she needs to be pushing Rafe to confide in her. Eve and JJ meet but JJ doesn't have a chance to tell her his full name. Jennifer unknowingly invites her old rival to dinner. Eve is preparing for dinner when Paige drops JJ's last name leaving Eve shocked.
Eve is surprised to learn that JJ is a Deveraux. Eve only half admits to knowing Jennifer and Jack from when she lived in Salem previously to Paige. Abigail tells Jennifer and JJ that she cannot attend the dinner because she has things to do for Sami's wedding. E.J. asks Will to be his best man. Kate fills Sami in on her plan to make it look like she wants Rafe and Jordan together when the truth comes out about whatever Jordan is hiding. Later, Kate overhears Rafe demanding to know when Jordan is keeping secret but Jordan refuses.
E.J. tracks down Abigail and tells her she needs to get her emotions under control or people are going to start expecting something is up. Ben shows up as the two are talking and E.J. invites him to the wedding. Theresa thinks she can use John to keep Brady close but John has some harsh words for Theresa. Brady seeks help from Maggie with his addiction and she encourages him to attend a meeting. E.J. tries to convince Marlena to come to the wedding but she refuses saying it would make her a hypocrite. Jennifer ends up sending Paige and JJ out to eat so she can talk to Eve alone. Jennifer thinks that Eve still holds a grudge about Frankie but Eve tells her that it has nothing to do with Frankie and everything to do with Jack.
John pushes Brady back into addiction when Brady catches him yelling at Theresa. Bev and Rory catch Paige and JJ arguing about their mothers at Club TBD. Kate gets information from her PI to head to the Ozarks as soon as possible. Ben encourages Jordan to finally admit the truth to Rafe. Eve informs Jennifer that part of her annulment agreement with Jack was that she was entitled to half of his earnings from long form writing so she wants her half of Jack's book sales. Paige and JJ return to find their mothers arguing.
Daniel confronts Nicole about refusing to help Eric by speaking to Bishop White. Later, Nicole overhears Daniel talking to Marlena about him and Jennifer breaking up. When Daniel meets with the Bishop, Nicole shows up. Jordan is finally ready to tell Rafe the truth but he is interrupted by a call from work. Marlena is jealous to see Giselle flirting with Roman. Aiden overhears Hope talking to Chase about his mother. Kate meets with her PI in the Ozarks and finally meets someone named Clyde who knows Jordan.
Kate learns that Clyde is Jordan and Ben's father. Bits of Jordan's past are revealed including that her given name is Tammy Sue and that she stole money from Clyde when she and Ben ran off. Nicole confesses to the Bishop that she hide the truth so Eric wouldn't leave her. Jennifer fills JJ in on Eve and her demand that half the book sales are rightfully hers. Aiden asks Hope not to discuss Chase's mother with him even if Chase brings it up. Eve finally visits Theresa and Theresa informs her that she was once involved with JJ.
Rafe meets with a investigator who has information left for him about a person guilty of tax evasion. The investigator informs Rafe that E.J. DiMera is the culprit. Eve is surprised to learn that she and Theresa have a mutual dislike for Jennifer. When Brady shows up Eve clearly flirts with him annoying Theresa. Jennifer is served with papers notifying her of Eve's lawsuit. Sami and E.J's wedding gets under way.
Sami faints before finishing her I do's to E.J. but recovers and becomes Mrs. DiMera once again. Later, Rafe and the investigator show up to arrest E.J. for tax evasion. Father Louis informs Hope and Aiden that they need to secure an emcee for the gala and Marlena comes to the rescue with her connections. Clyde contacts Kate and has a background check performed on Kate. Clyde makes arrangements to head to Salem.
E.J. thinks that Stefano is setting him up as payback for E.J. doing the same thing to him the year prior. Sami continues to make E.J. look guilty by setting out fake passports. Roman and Marlena arrive to comfort Sami as Hope is executing the search warrant. Graduation day is marred by the announcement of Eve's lawsuit. Jennifer has to admit to JJ that Eve and Theresa are sisters when he overhears Eve give her last name as Donovan.
Adrienne convinces Sonny and Will to join her for the picnic. Abe, Theo, Tad are also there. When Ben finds out the Abigail should be making an appearances he changes his mind and decides to go. Theresa avoids Eve and has a warm moment with Caroline when she sees her in distress. Eve sets her sights on Daniel. Abigail goes behind Jennifer's back to tell Daniel that Jennifer needs him right now.
Clyde arrives in Salem and Kate happily gives him information on where to find Jordan and Ben. Nicole attempts to help E.J. get out of prison by exposing who might of set him up. E.J. still believes Stefano is behind everything. Sami is able to get E.J. to sign over his proxy for his DiMera enterprise shares to her for the upcoming board meeting. Stefano also signs over his proxy to Kate. Kate warns Sami that her help comes with strings. Maggie finds a clearly hungover Brady and tries to convince him that he has a problem with alcohol. Theresa comes to Brady's defense.
Clyde spies on Jordan and Ben. Brady offers John a proposal but it involved John working out of a Europe office. Kate convinces Sami that she needs Kate's help to secure her place at DiMera. Kate hands Sami a letter that she is to read at the meeting that is supposed to be from E.J. but when the meeting comes around Sami doesn't hold up her end. Theresa gives insight to Eric about Nicole. E.J. brutally turns down Nicole's offer to write a story about his side.
E.J. summons Abigail to his cell where he convinces her to keep quiet about the hit he had put out on Nick. At the board meeting, Sami cannot avoid reading the letter from E.J. (actually from Kate) that suggests Kate and Sami be co-CEO's. The board votes and Sami and Kate are named co-CEO's of DiMera Enterprises. Sami visits E.J. at his cell where she drops the news that she is know co-CEO and that she has known about his affair with Abigail. Eve arrives at Daniel's apartment to tell him that she just found what happened between him and Theresa and that Theresa is her half-sister. Eve doesn't think Daniel should do her surgery anymore and he agrees. Even then tries to ask Daniel on a date. Jennifer attempts to settle the lawsuit with Eve by agreeing to her terms to give half the royalties from the book to Eve but Eve seems to want more. Clyde breaks into Jordan's apartment snooping around her stuff.
Jennifer agrees to Eve's demands for half the royalties but Eve doesn't think Jennifer is doing a good job with the royalty negotiations for the movie. Later, Eve tells Paige that JJ tried to set up Theresa for a crime. Hope and Aiden put the final touches on the gala. Theresa and Brady gamble and drink in Vegas. E.J. is shocked when Sami reveals that she has known about the affair and she was the one that put his arrest in motion. Later, Sami arrives at Jennifer's to show Abigail some photos from the wedding and one of the photos happens to be the photo of E.J. and Abigail at the cabin.
Marlena ends up having to MC the gala when Patti Stanger loses her voice. JJ shows up at Eve's apartment looking to talk to her. JJ tells her the whole story behind everything that happened with Theresa and Eve tells him that she needs the money to help pay for Paige's tuition. The two come to an understanding. Jennifer is shocked to learn that Abigail had an affair with E.J. and Sami doesn't hold back on telling Abigail how she feels. Aiden and Hope share a romantic dance at the gala. Will receives a job offer that Sonny has clearly helped arrange.
Theresa and Brady return for Vegas with Brady passing out from being drunk and high. Theresa calls John over to throw a marriage license in his face. Theresa attempts to blackmail John but John tells her off. When John's back is turned, Theresa grabs a fire place poker and hits him over the head with it. JJ is filled in on E.J. and Abigail's affair. Sami informs Will and Sonny about E.J. sleeping with Abigail and that she knew about it before the wedding. Eric tries to talk Sami out of her revenge plans. Hope and Aiden pull back from this romantic moment.
Theresa sets it up to look like Brady attacked John. Abigail is filled in on Eve refusing the settlement for the lawsuit and ends up running into Eve in the town square where the two get into a argument that ends with Abigail slapping Eve. Sami refuses to listen to Eric's advice and heads to Club TBD to let Ben know about E.J. and Abigail.
E.J. attempts to pleads with Sami to forgive him. Lucas comforts Abigail after he learns what happened between her and E.J. Abe questions Theresa when the evidence about what happened with Brady and John doesn't add up to her story. Marlena learns of John's condition. Jordan comes face to face with Clyde after receiving his text message.
Abigail confesses to Ben but finds out he already knew since Sami told him about her affair with E.J., Abigail insists their is nothing going on between them. Kate shocks Sami by moving into the mansion. Later, Kate overhears that Kate and Rafe slept together. This works into Kate's plan to break up Rafe and Jordan so if Clyde returning to town backfires she can have Sami reveal that she slept with Rafe to Jordan. Will visits E.J. in jail and confronts him over hurting Sami yet again. Will's new job asks him to do a story on Sami. Jordan and Ben share a tense reunion with Clyde who informs Jordan he will turn her in for stealing money and taking an underage Ben with her.
Eric aks Nicole for a favor; Jennifer sees Daniel and Eve; Daniel gives Brady grim news; Theresa worries her lies will be exposed.
E.J. tries to get through to Sami; Eric and Nicole share a sexually tense moment; Jennifer confronts Daniel and Eve; Paige tells J.J. that she is starting to wonder how well she knows him.
Sami breaks down when Caroline questions her; Jennifer confronts E.J.; Ben confesses to Abigail; Hope gets flustered.
Sami and Will fight over Abigail; an encounter with Clyde shakes Jordan; Rafe realizes Kate may have deeper feelings for him than he thought; Ciara invites Aiden and Chase to join them on vacation.
Eric learns what he must do to clear his name; Brady tells Maggie he's making a big life change; Theresa makes a desperate decision; J.J. and Paige's romantic night takes a dark turn.
Kristen returns; Brady's fate is decided; Marlena gets a bad feeling about John; Nicole tells Eric about her decision.
Kristen wants answers from Daniel; Eve blackmails Theresa into helping her; Sami enlists Kayla in her mission to destroy Abigail; Will strikes back at his mother.
Sami's latest stunt infuriates Abigail; Kate makes a proposal to Victor; Daniel realizes what Kristen is planning for Brady; Eric struggles with his feelings.
Abigail and Sami face off; Victor's revelation stuns E.J.; Kristen uses force to get what she wants; Rafe catches Jordan with Clyde.
Sami drops a bomb on Jordan; Clyde warns Ben; Eve turns to Maggie for help; Daniel turns the tables on Kristen.
Daniel works to ensure Kristen pays for her crimes; Nicole and Eric go to Rome to clear his name; JJ confronts Sami; Jordan tells Rafe the truth.
Rafe rushes to confront Sami; Sami stuns Adrienne by turning the tables on her; Sonny turns to Victor for help; Eric tries to control his feelings for Nicole.
Eric's fate is decided at the Vatican; Sami assumes Rafe wants her back; Jordan attacks Kate; E.J. offers Victor a deal.
Eric makes a decision about the future; E.J. realizes he still has a chance with Sami; Rafe tries to explain himself to Jordan; Jennifer and Eve face off in court.
Kristen opens up to Daniel; Eric tells Nicole he hates her; Marlena wants answers from Theresa; Paige surprises JJ and Eve with her plans.
Kristen realizes what Daniel has planned; Theresa tells Eve to steer clear of Brady; Aiden tells Hope he has a date with Jennifer; Marlena tries to get through to John.
Kristen tries to avoid paying for her crimes; Sami decides to take legal action against E.J.; Sonny worries Will will regret publishing his article; Hope questions Jennifer about her plans with Aiden.
Kristen's return to Salem shakes up everyone's world; E.J. comes to a decision about Kristen; Brady gets unexpected news; Sami confronts Nicole about Eric.
Kristen goes to Stefano for help; Marlena helps Brady plan his next move; Sonny feels guilty for keeping something from Will; Clyde plans for the future.
Sami and Will have a confrontation over his article; E.J. warns Kate that Stefano may be after her and Sami; Clyde and Ben make a deal; Rafe makes his case to Jordan.
Sami must change tactics with E.J.; Kate talks to Will about the article; Hope discovers Aiden's lie; Eve sends Theresa on a mission to speak to Paige.
Nicole gets a chance to confront Kristen; Brady struggles with Kristen being back in town; Jennifer offers Eve a deal; Aiden and Hope try to talk about their feelings.
All hell breaks loose with Will's article is published; Abigail gets a shock; Eric gives testimony to Kristen's grand jury hearing; Eve makes a decision about Jennifer's offer.
Will and Sonny argue over the article; E.J. confronts Sami over her treatment of Abigail; Ben helps Abigail; Clyde wants Kate to help him make contacts.
Sonny confronts Sami; Sami seeks help from E.J.; Kristen pulls off a miracle in court; Daniel becomes increasingly suspicious of Theresa.
Kristen comes up with a plan to make things right; Will figures out Sonny's secret; Abigail hits Sami; Lucas lets E.J. have it.
Abigail tells Sami she has a way to destroy her; E.J. makes progress with Sami; Sonny and Will argue; Daniel finds Kristen in John's room.
Aiden and Hope butt heads while denying their feelings; Theresa finds J.J. and Paige in a compromising position; Jordan requests a favor of Rafe; Clyde and Kate flirt.
Aiden makes a confession after he and Hope share a moment; Abigail and Ben take advantage of being locked in a storage room; Things between E.J.and Sami improve; Eve starts to see there is more to JJ.
Sami and Kate panic when they learn of Stefano's return; E.J. hangs over Abigail and Ben's heads; Julie learns of Abigail and E.J.'s affair; Victor confesses to Maggie.