At the mansion, EJ and Stefano are celebrating the vendetta ending on their terms when Kate arrives, pointing a gun at them. Stefano then tells her that her actions were the reasons Lucas found out about their plan. Meanwhile, Lucas and the Brady’s decide to stage an intervention to stop Sami from marrying EJ, but she refuses to listen to their reasoning, resulting in Roman seeking to end EJ’s life. Later, when Sami is getting ready for the wedding, Will arrives at the apartment to tell his parents that he wants to move back in with Carrie and Austin. After this, Sami arrives at the church, where she receives another visit from Colleen’s ghost. Later, as the ceremony starts, several guns are being pointed at the unhappy couple.
As Sami and EJ are pronounced husband and wife by Father Kelly, three gunshots are heard and EJ falls to the ground after being hit. The paramedics and cops eventually arrive and eventually start putting the pieces together of the mystery. Soon Bo is called in and begins his investigation. After EJ is taken to the hospital, Stefano tells Sami that the only way the vendetta will be over between their families if she acts like a real wife to EJ. At the pub, Phillip shows up with a box of Claire’s toys that were left at his mansion and apologizes for how he has been acting. While they’re talking Claire climbs up onto a barstool to get at her toys and accidentally spills a pot of coffee on her arm. After they take her to the emergency room, Kate arrives looking for Phillip to help get rid of some incriminating evidence. Meanwhile, Lucas arrives home, with a lot of information regarding the carnage that occurred at the church.
At the hospital, Sami and Stefano are waiting for news on EJ. Before going home to rest, Stefano shares his suspicions that Roman was the shooter at the church. Sami however says that her father isn’t a killer, but Stefano says if his son dies, the Brady’s will pay. At the apartment, Lucas gets questioned by Bo about where he was at the time of the shooting since he knows so much about it. After he leaves, Lucas goes to the hospital and unsuccessfully tries to get Sami to go home with him. Back at the church, Roman has flashbacks to the shooting while being questioned by Abe. He then goes to check on Sami at the hospital and eventually discovers that Sami may have also been a target. After Belle refuses to play Phillip’s games, he calls his mother and demands answers about why she wants him to get rid of her gun.
As Bo investigates the shooting at the church, Hope arrives to see how things are going. While they’re talking, Bo says he’s got a lot of suspects, but no leads and soon starts fearing that he’ll have to arrest all of his family. He then goes on to say that Lucas and Kate are also on his list of suspects. At the hospital, Dr. Berman tells Stefano and Roman about the bullet being lodged in EJ’s spine. Later, EJ regains consciousness and learns he is paralyzed. Back at the church, Roman lets Bo know about the latest developments in EJ’s case and eventually tells him to get a search warrant to look in Kate’s place for her gun. At the pub, Phillip learns that Kate was at the church at the time of the shooting.
As the investigation continues at the church, Kayla arrives to find Steve there. Realizing Steve was gone the night before, she asks him where he went and doesn’t believe his story when he says he went to the hardware store. Upon her arrival back at the hospital, Sami urges EJ to fight to regain his will to live. However, all he tells her is to go back to Lucas and to send in his father, resulting in Sami telling EJ what he is saying isn’t like his normal self. Meanwhile, Kate arrives at Lucas’ apartment and when he asks for his gun back, is surprised to find out that Kate had Phillip get rid of it. Kate and Lucas then begin to wonder if the other shot EJ. Sami eventually arrives home and receives a visit from Colleen. At the dean’s office at the college, Billie and the sorority girls wait for Cordy to arrive for her hearing against Ford. She eventually shows up and announces she is too scared to testify against Ford.
At the dean’s office, Cordy is reluctant to testify against Ford after he gives her a look. When Morgan testifies against him, Ford’s father is able to make it look like he is the victims instead of the girls. After Chelsea tells the other girls from the sorority about what happened in the dean’s office, she vows to make Ford pay for what he did to Cordy. At the apartment, Sami continues to talk to Colleen’s ghost while Lucas meets with Phillip outside. At the hospital, Stefano prays for EJ to be spared when Kate and Tony arrive. Later, Sami shows up and tells EJ she loves him.
After Kate is brought into the station, Bo starts to hound her about the shooting at the church and whether she fired one of the guns there. Roman eventually shows up and stalls Kate while he has some officers search her place. At his apartment, Lucas talks to Billie and asks if she knows the name of a good lawyer to help him fight for full custody of their daughter. Later, a cop brings Will home after being caught drinking with friends. He then asks Lucas if he could go live with Carrie and Austin and Lucas agrees to make the arrangements. At the hospital, Sami tries to convince EJ that he is the man she loves and he has to fight to live so he can watch their son grow up. Meanwhile, Shawn and Bo catch Steve sneaking around behind the bar at the pub.
Before returning to the pub, Belle has an unexpected meeting with Phillip, who is trying to make her admit she has feelings for him. However, Belle insists she going to marry Shawn and asks Phillip to stop trying to break them up. At the pub, Steve explains to Bo and Shawn about the gun and why he was at the church the night of the shooting. Bo then takes Steve to the station while Shawn waits for Belle. At the station, Kate admits to Roman that she gave Phillip her gun to get rid of and he promises to help her out if she needs it. When Bo and Steve arrive at the station, Roman comes clean about the gun Steve hid. Phillip eventually arrives to check on his mother and when asked about Kate’s gun, tells the guys to speak to his lawyers. Meanwhile, Sami is able to convince EJ to live so he can get out of the ICU and see his son. After she leaves his room, Stefano goes to see EJ and starts telling him about raising EJ’s son as a DiMera.
Upon her arrival at her parent’s suite, Stephanie shows up to take a home pregnancy test when Kayla arrives home. When Kayla asks what’s going on, Stephanie admits she had a one night stand and didn’t use protection and fears she could be pregnant. Steve eventually comes home and finds the box and thinks its Stephanie’s, but Kayla covers and says it’s hers. At the Cheatin’ Heart, Phillip is having a pity party after being rejected by Belle when Morgan shows up to see Max. After telling him that the girls in the sorority are hanging up posters about Ford, Morgan invites Max to go home with her for Thanksgiving, but soon gets turned down when Max tells her that he has to stay home for a wedding. At Bo and Hope’s Belle learns that Hope told Kayla and Bo about her affair with Phillip. She then swears that Phillip is no longer apart of her life and wants to spend the rest of her life with Shawn. Upon her arrival at the apartment, Sami learns that Will went to live with Austin and Carrie and that Lucas is seeking full custody of their daughter.
When Stephanie walks into the living room with the pregnancy test, she almost gets caught by Steve. Kayla then gets him to go downstairs for hot chocolate while they look at the home pregnancy test. Relieved at seeing the results, Stephanie eventually leaves to spend time with her friends. Steve eventually returns home and learns the truth about Stephanie’s one night stand. At the Cheatin’ Heart, Chelsea and the girls are taking a break from handing out their flyers when Billie arrives looking for Chelsea. As she tells her that passing out those flyers could get the sorority in trouble, a furious Ford storms into the bar threatening the girls. He eventually leaves when Stephanie shows up and invites Cordy to spend the holidays with her. After Shawn arrives at his parents’ house for the night, he and Hope reminisce about when he was a child when Shawn voices his concerns about Phillip showing up at the wedding. Meanwhile, Belle rushes to Phillip after her talk with Hope.
As Steve and Kayla leave for Shawn and Belle’s wedding, Stephanie decides to stay behind to have a girls’ day with Cordy. However, it doesn’t take long for Ford to show up, banging on the door and threatening to hurt the girls if they continue to pass out their flyers. It is at this point when Stephanie calls Kayla for help. As everybody is getting ready for the wedding, Belle and Shawn are getting special presents from different members of their families. After the wedding starts, Belle notices Shawn wearing the watch she game Phillip and promptly starts to think of him while saying her vows. Later, Marlena meets with Stefano and tries to talk him to let Sami out of her marriage to EJ. At the pub, Phillip is drowning his sorrows when Billie and Lucas show up to find him there. Not long after Phillip leaves, everyone arrives and Lucas announces the name of his daughter. Back at the Brady home, Hope finds Belle’s phone and learns Phillip called her before the wedding started.
At the pub, Stefano arrives to see Bo and to find out how the investigation is going. As they are talking, Stefano mentions the woman in black and drops some hints about who she might be. Upstairs, Belle wants to call Doug and Julie to check on Claire and discovers that her phone is gone and soon remembers it was left at Bo and Hope’s. At the hospital, Sami arrives to find a happy EJ in bed. As they talk, EJ admits that she and Johnny are the reasons he wants to live. Sami then laments the fact that Lucas let Will move in with Carrie and Austin and named their daughter without consulting her. Bo eventually arrives to question Sami about the woman in black and they suspect it could be Marlena. At Bo and Hope’s, Marlena learns of Belle’s relationship with Phillip. As they are talking of what it means to Belle and Shawn, Bo arrives to question Marlena about being at Sami and EJ’s wedding.
At Sami and Lucas’, Belle stops by to talk to her sister. However, since she was with EJ, Lucas shares his fears that Sami is falling for EJ, but Belle refuses to believe that. At the hospital, EJ and Sami are talking and when Stefan arrives, intent on telling Sami that the DiMera men will raise her son. Later, Sami returns home to find an annoyed Lucas. Before he goes into the bedroom to rest, Sami asks Lucas if he still loves her, to which he says yes, but fears EJ is dividing their family. At the pub, Phillip shows up to tell Shawn he promises to leave Belle alone and asks if they could be friends again. He then goes to work at a crime scene when Belle shows up and finds Phillip there. After seeing Shawn get yelled at by the lead detective, Belle asks Phillip to help make Shawn look like a hero. Meanwhile, Bo and Hope discover Marlena was the woman in black at Sami and EJ’s wedding and that she was certain of shooting someone.
At the pub, Chelsea talks to Cordy about Ford. After hearing that she is still scared to face him, Chelsea finds Nick and they think of a way to gather enough evidence on Ford to put him behind bars. When Chelsea tells him that she is going to put their plan into action that night, Nick decides to go along to keep her safe. Meanwhile at the crime scene, Bo lectures Shawn about being careful with the evidence in the future and how to act while working inside the crime scene. As they talk, Shawn brings up the letter and lets it slip that Belle was the one who wrote it. At Marlena’s, she confronts Belle about her relationship with Phillip. At first she denies it, but at Hope’s pressing Belle reluctantly admits she had an affair and now has to choose who she wants to be with. Later, when Belle returns to the pub, she finds a disheartened Shawn at home. After finding out how things went at the crime scene, she excuses herself to call Phillip.
Arriving at Ford’s dorm, Chelsea and Nick break into his room and soon discover the drugs he uses on the girls he brings home and a journal where he keeps a log of the girls he attacks. Just as they get ready to leave, Ford arrives with a girl, but eventually sends her on her way after finding out his room got broken into. Later, after Nick and Chelsea arrive back at the pub, Ford confronts them about the break-in, but they deny any wrong doing. Belle then gets a call from Phillip that things have been put into motion to help Shawn get into the police academy. After getting off the phone, Phillip gets a visit from Kate and tells her that someone stole the gun she used at the church. As Bo and Roman continue to gather evidence at the shack, Shawn arrives with Kate’s gun and eventually so does Hope, with news that Marlena was the woman in black. At the police station, Kate gets brought in and Roman tells her that her gun was found and matches one of the bullets at the church. Meanwhile, Belle goes to meet Phillip at his hotel room and runs into Chloe.
After their run-in with Ford, Chelsea and Nick go into the pub and give the photos they took from Ford’s room to Bo and Steve. However, since they were taken under illegal ways, Bo doubts much could be done to arrest Ford, but that doesn’t stop he and Steve from paying him a visit. Meanwhile, Stephanie remembers more about Ford raping her and lashes out at Chelsea for going after Ford. At the hotel, Belle and Chloe talk for a little while when Phillip shows up. Belle soon leaves, giving Phillip and Chloe the opportunity to make plans for later. Upon her arrival at home, Belle discovers Shawn was given a fast track to admission to the academy. At the police station, Kate tries to tell Roman that the gun found wasn’t hers, but he doesn’t believe her. She then tries to get him to make the gun disappear when Roman gets a report on Marlena’s gun. Back at the hotel, Chloe meets Phillip in his room and tells him the real reason why she’s back in town and soon learns about his relationship with Belle.
At their apartment, Sami and Lucas are enjoying a romantic night together when someone knocks on the door. When Sami goes to answer the door, she is less than thrilled at finding Stefano and EJ there to let her know its time to get home. Upon their arrival at EJ’s apartment, Stefano starts talking of how he will be molding Johnny into his heir, Sami stands up to him. After this outburst, Stefano warns EJ to take care of his wife, or he will. After he leaves, Sami mentions that she should take Johnny to spend the night with his sister so EJ can get a good night’s sleep after being released from the hospital. Meanwhile, Stephanie and Max get closer while they close the Cheatin’ Heart for the night. Chelsea then shows up to take Stephanie back to the sorority house to put their plan to make Ford pay into action.
At EJ’s apartment, Lucas confronts Sami and EJ about their relationship. Refusing to listen to Sami’s explanation, Lucas goes back to his apartment. She then goes after Lucas and is able to explain why she is staying with EJ. Upon his arrival at home, Bo tells Hope about Shawn’s day at the crime scene. They then start talking about Belle’s relationship with Phillip and Bo suggests they tell Shawn about her affair with Phillip. At Titan, Phillip has several dreams about being with Belle. Meanwhile at the pub, Belle day dreams about Phillip while enjoying a romantic evening. At the sorority house, Sloan gets scared at setting Ford up and Chelsea decides to take her place. Upon Ford’s arrival at the house, Chelsea apologizes for plastering the town with posters of him and he eventually believes her story. Before sharing a drink, Ford decides to drug Chelsea while she puts on some music. He soon discovers that the girls set him up when they come to Chelsea’s rescue.
At the sorority house, Stephanie and the girls confront Ford as he attacks Chelsea. She the makes a break for it by going upstairs, but Ford soon follows her. After struggling for a few minutes, Ford falls down the stairs and the girls try to save him. Realizing he is dead, the girls wonder what to do with his body. At EJ’s apartment, Tony and Anna arrive to see Johnny and warn EJ about Stefano. Across the hall, Sami tries to explain to Lucas why she is being nice to EJ. He eventually arrives, and says Johnny can spend the night with his sister. At the mansion, Stefano is looking at a note from an old nemesis when Dr. Rolf arrives with news about their guest and they begin talking about EJ and his son. Later, Anna and Tony show up with advice to stay away from EJ and his family.
As Lucas and EJ trade insults, Sami visits with her mother and learns about where she was the night EJ got shot. Upon her arrival back at Lucas’ apartment, Sami finds Lucas and EJ together and asks what’s going on. Lucas then leaves to meet his mother and Sami soon gets a call from EJ at their apartment, asking for help in getting back into his chair. At the sorority house, Stephanie and the girls discuss what to do with Ford. After promising to take care of it, Stephanie calls Max for help. In her room at the sorority house, Chelsea has a frightening dream about Ford.
While visiting with Phillip at Titan, Kate comes up with a plan to make Roman arrest Marlena for her involvement in EJ’s shooting. At Marlena’s, Roman tells her that the bullet she shot missed EJ. Kate then arrives and tells them of her plan to make sure Roman doesn’t give Marlena preferential treatment. At the pub, Bo and Hope talk about how Roman is treating Marlena when Abe shows up with news on Kate’s gun. After the dealer refuses to talk to them on the phone Bo and Hope decide to go to Ohio to talk to him in person. Before they leave, Roman shows up with news that Marlena just got arrested but was soon released on bail. At the sorority house, Max tells Stephanie and Chelsea that Ford has to stay in the sorority house because of the security cameras outside the house. Later, when the girls arrive home, Stephanie promises that she took care of their problem in the basement.
Upon their arrival in Cincinnati, Bo and Hope locate the warehouse where Kate’s gun was bought and begin searching for the dealer. After a tense face-off with his widow, they learn that he died, leaving her with a warehouse full of illegal guns and a kid to take care of. She then agrees to help Bo and Hope locate the information on who bought the gun and soon discover that Lucas bought the gun. At Lucas’, he and Kate talk about the recent events in the investigation and how she has come up with a plan for Lucas to get Sami back. After being told that the plan involves tampering with Steve and Kayla’s car, Lucas refuses to go along with the plan. At the pub, Steve and Kayla discuss the possibility of having another child while eating dinner. Later, as they get ready to leave, Steve notices someone getting out from under their car. At his apartment, Lucas gets a call regarding Kate’s gun being traced to Cincinnati.
As Shawn and Belle get ready for their High School reunion at the pub, Bo and Hope arrive with Ciara. After telling Shawn and Belle they hope they have a good time, Abe shows up tell Bo and Hope how he’s got a warrant out for Lucas’ arrest. Bo then leaves with Abe to go to Lucas’ apartment while Hope offers to give Steve and Kayla a ride home after learning of their car trouble. While waiting on the street, Steve suggests to Kayla that they make out in Hope’s car. Later, when Hope walks over to her car, she gets a surprise when she opens her door. After going back into the pub, Kayla apologizes for what Hope saw. As Belle reminisces with numerous friends, Chloe decides to tell Shawn about finding Belle with Phillip at the hotel. Later, Shawn confronts Belle about what he learned and threatens to tell Bo about how he found out about the gun. At his apartment, Lucas and Kate talk about the guns and how fast the cops where able to trace them. Across the hall, EJ decides to use a baby monitor to spy on Lucas after worrying that Sami could be playing him.
At the reunion, Chloe rubs in Belle and Shawn’s marriage problems by asking them what it’s like to be married while Phillip unhappily watches what’s going on. Later, when Shawn continues to tell Belle that he intends to tell his dad about what she and Phillip did, Phillip comes to Belle’s rescue, telling Shawn that if he does that, Belle will get into trouble as being an accessory. At EJ’s, he confronts Sami about whether he can trust her and if she knows the person who shot him. Sami however covers by sayings she wants to discover who the shooter as much as he does. Across the hall, Billie shows up and is asked by Lucas to cover for him on the night of EJ’s shooting, but is reluctant to do so. Later, when Sami is watching the twins for Lucas, she discovers the baby monitor that EJ was spying on Lucas with. At the pub, Bo and Steve suspect that the person who cut the break lines was an amateur not associate with the DiMeras. When Billie arrives at the pub later Bo starts asking her about Lucas and confides in her that he thinks Lucas is lying to the cops about EJ’s shooting.
Upon returning to the pub, Shawn and Belle continue to argue about what Belle did and whether Shawn will be able to forgive her. Hope then shows up and promptly learns that Shawn had another run-in with Phillip regarding his relationship with Belle. After she leaves, Belle begs Shawn not to turn Phillip in since she’ll get into trouble as well. Downstairs, Billie reluctantly admits to Bo that Lucas asked her to cover for him. EJ’s recovery takes a turn in the right direction when he goes to check on a crying Alice. At Chez Rouge, a nervous Lucas tells Kate that the cops are tailing him and someone has his package. He then tries to sneak back to his apartment in Kate’s car but is unsuccessful. At the hospital, Bo and Hope question the nurse that watched the twins for Lucas the night of the shooting. Upon his arrival home, Lucas asks Sami if she has seen his package, unaware that it is across the hall with EJ.
As Phillip enjoys a drink at Chez Rouge, Hope goes to warn him to stay away from Shawn and Belle since she has made her choice. He then tells Hope that if she were to tell Shawn the truth about his relationship with Belle, Shawn will hate her more than him. After she leaves, Chloe shows up and shares a drink with Phillip. Elsewhere, Bo and Roman unsuccessfully try to get Kate to tell them what she knows about Lucas’ guns. At Lucas’, he is frantically looking for his package as Sami asks him what is so important about it. Across the hall, EJ is able to open Lucas’s package after being held up by the delivery man and his physical therapist. After Lucas furiously finds out that EJ signed for his package, Sami demands that he tell her the truth about what is in the package.
At Chez Rouge, Nick surprises Chelsea with a romantic dinner. When he tells Chelsea that he would like to spend some time together, she has a hard time paying attention to Nick since she is thinking about what the sorority did to Ford. Later, Chelsea gets a call from Stephanie with news that Billie showed up to talk about Ford and decides to leave. It is at the point when Max sits down at Nick’s table and they trade insults. Later, Nick decides to go to the sorority house to see what’s going on with Chelsea. At the sorority house, Cordy tries to go downstairs to confess to Billie about killing Ford but the girls won’t let her. Later, after Billie asks her questions, the girls discover that Cordy snuck out of the house. At Lucas’, he finally admits that the package he is looking for has his gun in it. Sami then asks if he is responsible for shooting EJ, but soon denies it. Across the hall, EJ calls Bo to tell inform him that Lucas’ package is safe and sound at his apartment and he can come and pick it up. Before Bo arrives, Lucas unsuccessfully tries to get his package from EJ.
At Lucas’ apartment, Marlena arrives to see Sami. As they talk, Sami confides that she fears that her choosing to end the vendetta by marrying EJ led to Lucas shooting Stefano’s son. Marlena then urges her to end the marriage by getting an annulment, something that Sami considers thinking about. Elsewhere, Steve arrives home and finds Kayla waiting for him in lingerie. When she says that she wants to make a baby with him know, Steve becomes concerned that it could be a health risk for her. They talk for a few minutes and Kayla agrees to get checked out before they try having another baby. Steve then voices his concerns about Stephanie and suspects something is bothering her. At the sorority house, Nick and Chelsea eventually make love while Max and Stephanie learn where Cordy went. Upon their arrival at Chez Rouge, Stephanie admits to Cordy that Ford also raped her.
After Cordy leaves Chez Rouge, Stephanie tells Max how she helped Cordy out, but is reluctant to tell him about how Ford raped her. When Max tells her who proud he is of her, Stephanie lashes out at him, saying he only told her that so he can get her into bed. At Phillip’s office, he and Kate meet with the D.A. to discuss Kate’s plea deal. Not happy at hearing she will have to spend minimal time in jail; Phillip blackmails the D.A. so Kate can have the same deal as Marlena. At the penthouse, Hope is helping Marlena go through John’s things that she plans on donating to charity. They then find an old photo and learn that the people in it are John and his mother. Realizing that the woman isn’t Daphne DiMera, Marlena decides to look for the woman to learn about John’s past. Meanwhile at the Stefano’s, he meets with the President of a foreign country, demanding that he use his army to find he nemesis he suspects is hiding there. After the man reluctantly agrees to help Stefano out, he and Dr. Rolf go down to the basement to check on the soldier that Stefano hopes will defeat his nemesis.
While visiting with Marlena, Roman gets a call that the D.A. accepted Marlena’s plea deal and she’ll be doing community service. After Roman tells her the good news, Marlena happily thanks him for helping get the plea deal. She then shows him the photo of John and his mother and asks for help in identifying the woman. Elsewhere, Sami goes to visit EJ. As they talk, it doesn’t take long for them to start fighting, especially after EJ gives Sami the good news that he is now able to stand up. When he tells Sami about his suspicions that Lucas shot him, EJ offers Sami a deal to protect her family and by not pressing charges on Lucas. At Chez Rouge, Lucas meets with Kate and gives her some shocking news about where he was the night of the shooting. As Phillip is working in his office, Shawn shows up, with news that he plans on telling Bo everything about the gun. When Bo arrives, Shawn accidentally implicates Belle. Meanwhile, Belle and Hope get into an argument at the pub when Bo and Shawn arrive. After finding out what happened at Phillip’s office, Belle furiously calls Phillip and demands to know why he told Bo about her involvement with Shawn finding Kate’ gun.
After Shawn and Maggie make arrangements for Bo and Hope’s surprise anniversary party, Shawn runs into Chloe, who apologizes for what happened at the reunion. Meanwhile, as Belle is studying and clearing the tables at the pub, Phillip shows up, looking to tell her again that it was Shawn who let it slip to Bo about her involvement with Shawn finding the gun. She then tells Phillip to leave and when Shawn arrives home Belle tells him that Phillip was just there. Shawn then says they should be honest with one another from now on and Belle eventually tries to tell him about sleeping with Phillip but chickens out. Elsewhere, Phillip brings Chloe to his office for their date and they start talking about their past loves. At Lucas’, he asks Billie to be Allie’s godmother if something where to happen to him. As a result, Billie fears that he’s going to do something rash and eventually shares her suspicions with Maggie. Across the hall, Sami tells EJ that she’s going to leave him for pretending to be paralyzed. She then rushes to Lucas’ to tell him that she’s leaving EJ and that she’s sorry for thinking the marriage would end the vendetta.
Upon his arrival at Stefano’s mansion, EJ is in for a surprise when Rolf refuses to let him in. As a result, he decides to break into the mansion and is eventually attacked from behind by Stefano’s houseguest. When Stefano returns home, he tells EJ about his houseguest and then gives him a lecture about raising his son as the DiMera heir. Later, Rolf gives Stefano some news about a warrant being issued for Lucas’ arrest. Elsewhere, Roman arrives at Sami’s and learns Lucas is getting ready to skip town with his mother and that he is wanted for EJ’s attempted murder. Later when EJ shows up, he offers to help find Lucas in exchange for an apology. At the hotel suite, Max shows up to talk to Stephanie about how she acted the night before. As they argue about Ford’s death and what he’s done to the girls at the sorority, she gets a call from frantic Chelsea, with news about Ford’s father searching the house for his son. After Billie gets Mr. Decker to leave, Stephanie, Chelsea, and Max come to the conclusion that they have to get Ford out of the sorority house.
At the mansion, Stefano becomes extremely nervous when Rolf tells him that their houseguest more than likely found a secret way out of the mansion and is now wandering the streets of Salem. As he is walking along the streets of town, he comes across a boy who, when Stefano and Rolf come along, tells them where the man went. Upon their arrival back at the mansion, they discover that the man returned home. As Marlena sits at her table in Chez Rouge, she thinks of John when Hope walks over to her. She then tells Hope about her encounter with the psychic, causing Hope to worry that she is working for the DiMera’s. At Lucas’, Sami is reluctant to let EJ watch the twins after they locate Lucas and Kate. As they get ready to sneak out of the country, Lucas starts having second thoughts about leaving the country while Kate reminds him that the DiMera’s will make his life pure torture if he spends one night in jail. At the sorority house, as Max and Chelsea dig up Ford’s body in the basement, Billie arrives with a colleague from the crime lab to search the house.
At the pub, Shawn and Belle are decorating the place for the New Year, unaware that Phillip is spying on them. When Shawn is called away to help his grandmother, Phillip decides to go talk to Belle. Upon Shawn’s return to the pub, he is coldly told to leave. Not long after he leaves, Belle comes clean about her affair with Phillip. After getting a call from Chloe at the police station, Phillip learns the truth about why she’s back in Salem and offers to help her out – as long as she helps him with something in return. When Stefano arrives at Lucas’ apartment to see his grandson, he gets an unpleasant surprise when EJ stands up to him. At the airport, Sami learns the truth about EJ’s shooting before the cops arrive to arrest Lucas.
At the station, Chloe reluctantly agrees to go along with Phillip’s plan to get close to Shawn. He then becomes worried when Chloe tells him about how Brady’s kidnappers took a picture of Belle. At the pub, a stunned Shawn tells Belle that he wants a divorce and then asks her to leave. As she goes to Marlena’s, Belle runs into Phillip and is less than thrilled to hear his warning. Bo, Hope, Steve, and Kayla wonder if Marlena will join them at Chez Rouge. Not long after she arrives, Marlena notices Crystal there and decides to confront her to find out what she wants. Not satisfied at what she was told, Marlena decides to try and get answers from Chloe. Later, the party goers arrive at the pub and learn Belle decided to spend the night with Marlena. At her mother’s, Belle tells Marlena about what happened with Shawn. After Belle falls asleep, Marlena vows to use her power to put her family back together.
Guest Stars: James Arlen
as Officer Jameson (as James Arlen O'Keefe)
At the police station, Marlena exacts her revenge on Stefano by giving him an untraceable drug. Elsewhere, Hope tells Roman and Abe that she would like to come back to work on the force. Later, they learn some valuable information about Crystal and Claire from Rob that will take them to Ireland. At the hospital, Bo and Hope tell Shawn, Belle, Phillip, and Chloe about what they learn and forbid them to go to Ireland to find Claire. In John’s room, he tells Marlena that he remembers what his mission is and where he has to go to complete it. At the pub, Chelsea tells Mr. Decker about what happened to Ford.
During their flight to Ireland, Belle asks for forgiveness, only to learn that Shawn is having a problem trusting her. Later, he and Phillip decide to put their differences aside to find Claire. As the guys are talking, Belle lashes out at Chloe for putting the moves on Shawn while Brady is missing. In New Ross, Bo and Hope, and John and Marlena begin their searches for Claire and clues into why Stefano wanted John to go to Ireland. While searching and bed and breakfast, both couples make some shocking discoveries. At the police station in Salem, Mr. Decker agrees to not press charges against Stephanie and the other sorority sisters if they tell him where Ford’s body is.
Before being called to the hospital by Lexie, Tony goes to the pub to talk to Anna. After telling him off for not taking her serious, Anna tells Caroline about how she is being interviewed by an advertising firm in direct competition with the one he just bought. Also at the pub, Steve and Adrienne share a tearful goodbye when she tells him that her family is moving around the world. At the safe house, EJ gets a call regarding Stefano’s current health condition. Upon Tony and EJ’s arrival at Stefano’s room, they agree to send him to a state hospital instead of trying to figure out what’s wrong. In Ireland, Bo and Hope, Marlena and John, and the kids get surprised by who they find at the bed & breakfast.
While at the safe house, Sami gets in an argument with Lucas when he calls to see how she’s doing. After she hangs up the phone, EJ tells her that Stefano will no longer be able to harm them. After his phone call with Sami, Lucas goes to Abe’s office to confess, hoping to start serving his sentence and possibly getting out early on good behavior. At the pub, Chelsea and the others learn that Mr. Decker has a change in heart about pressing charges. In Ireland, Colleen shares the story about why she faked her death all those years ago before returning Claire to her family.
The residents of Salem are on their way back from Ireland when their plane begins to malfunction.
The passengers on the plane do not have much time left before the oxygen is all gone.
Back in Salem, Roman gets word that the pilot never called in a change to the flight plan. Grandpa Shawn makes the ultimate sacrifice for his family.
Residents of Salem worry about their loved ones when John's plane cannot be located. Bo's life hangs in the balance after the plane crash.
The survivors of the plane crash try to keep warm while their family back in Salem worries.
The survivors wake-up pretty close to one another in the tents. Residents back in Salem continue to hope and pray for their loved ones safety.
Everyone is Salem gathers at the hospital to await their loved ones arrival.
EJ, Sami, Tony and Anna are in for a shock regarding John. Ava begins harassing Steve.
Chelsea has to face the Sorority sisters about revealing what happened with Ford. Steve comes face to face with Ava.
Chelsea is upset over her families troubles. Max gets his sentence for hiding Ford's body. Morgan pushes Nick to go after getting his grant. Steve meets with Abe to discuss Ava.
Marlena, Belle, Shawn and Claire have dinner plans with John. Bo takes a turn for the worse. Lexie and Kayla uncover a procedure that could save Bo.
Dr. Jonas and Lexie have found a match for Bo but now they just have to find them.
Time is ticking away for Bo but they have to wait until Chelsea blood is clear of alcohol.
Dr. Jonas informs Hope that Bo doesn't have much more time.
Chelsea and Bo finally undergo the surgery. The Brady family waits in the waiting room for updates.
Belle and Shawn say good-bye to Salem to sail around the world.
Ava kidnaps the wrong women. Chelsea hopes to be released soon.
Stephanie and Morgan learn that they will need cameramen following them around on their internships. Kate makes her decision on which agency to use. Ava is still keeping Hope hostage.
Steve realizes that Hope is in danger. Chelsea is released from the hospital.
John plans a romantic dinner for Marlena. Steve informs Bo about Ava.
Nick shares his good news with friends. Ava learns she caused Grandpa Shawn's death. EJ informs Sami that they need to prove they are legally married.
Maggie agrees to help EJ out by seeing if Mickey will hire him at his law firm. Steve meets up with Ava.
Sami asks Marlena for help. Victor has a dinner party with one unexpected guest.
Nicole explains why she is back in town. Steve is reunited with "Kayla".
Stephanie yells at her mom for getting out of bed. Chelsea covers up the fact that she isn't feeling well.
Steve has to think quickly to hide the fact that Kayla is on the other end of the phone. Anna gets jealous over Tony.
Steve and Hope make an escape.
Sami and Nicole have a very unhappy reunion.
Stephanie worries about her relationship with Max. Paul demands John help with out of his mess. Philip realizes that Nicole has something to do with Chloe being extradicated back to Austria.
Kayla continues to worry about Steve but Bo tells her they can't get the police involved.
Bo and Kayla are released from the hospital. Ava wants Steve to make a decision about who he truely loves.
Philip confronts Nicole about her involvement in Chloe's detainment. Bo and Kayla make progress on finding Hope and Steve.
Bo and Kayla break into the Vitali compound.
Bo attempts to take out Ava after she shoots Hope but Steve stops him. Chloe and Nicole continue their bickering.
Philip makes Nicole an offer. Kayla, Hope and Bo learn of Steve's past with Ava.
Kate demands answers from Daniel about Chelsea's condition. Ava makes a decision about the future of Kayla's unborn baby.
Sami and Nicole get into it at the gym. Paul wants to get his life back in order with help from John.
John is happy when Marlena comes back from her trip. Stephanie gets jealous over Max and Morgan's hug. Kayla questions Ava about her medication.
Chelsea's temperature rises and Daniel is concerned over her test results. Lexie informs Abe that she has not been able to reach Bo.
Victor kicks Nicole and Chloe out of the mansion. Stephanie is kidnapped by the mystery man.
Nicole informs Chloe what she knows about Brady's disappearance. Sami and EJ begin to prepare for the interview with the imigration agent.
John is not happy that Victor attempted to frame Chloe for Brady's disappeance. Hope and Chelsea have a heart to heart.
Stephanie confronts Daniel over dropping Chelsea as a patient. Anna's jealousy over Kate and Tony's time together grows.
Chelsea daydreams about Daniel. Kayla gets the test results back for the pills Ava was taking.
Ava's father Martino arrives in Salem.
Nicole crashes EJ imigration meeting.
Sami fiils John in on his past in this flashback filled trip down memory lane. Nicole and EJ talk after EJ pays her for testimony at his immigration hearing.
Martino wants Daniel to take over Ava's case but Daniel refuses.
Victor throws Nicole out yet again. Bo gets into an agruement with Martino at the Brady Pub.
Marlena accuses Rolf of stealing John's disc. Lexie tries to get Daniel back on the staff at University Hospital.
A jealous Sami kisses EJ.
Kayla's Doctor orders her to be put on bedrest the reminder of her pregnancy. Will she listen?
Ava learns that her father put a hit out on Steve.
Angelo informs Ava of the truth regarding her medication.
Kayla disobey's doctors orders and goes into early labor.
Chelsea confronts Daniel over his feeling for her.
Lucas is suprised to learn that Sami is living in the DiMera Mansion with EJ, John and Marlena.
Lucas is shocked to find EJ and Sami in bed together.
Kayla gets a visit from Ava.
Marlena tells Sami she is going to have to fight for Lucas.
Everyone in Salem is shocked to hear of a shoot-out at the docks and even more surprised over hearing that one of John's ships was found with drugs on it.
Marlena worries about John being locked up. Chelsea confronts Ava. Philip and Chloe get close.
Kayla, Steve and Stephanie visist baby Joey in the hospital. Ava and Nicole become fast friends.
Nick receives his award for his grant at Chez Rouge. Max arrives and leaves suddenly after he sees Nick talking to Dean Robbins.
Marlena is hesitant to be Ava's new psychiatrist but agrees to listen to her problems. Stephanie demands to know why Max left Nick's award party so suddenly.
A drunk EJ shares a little too much information with Nicole.
Kayla and Steve receive news about baby Joe.
Max anger overcomes him at the Pub surprising all his family and friends.
Victor informs Philip he is taking the business back over.
The Brady's celebrate the Pub being certified green.
Max aggress to accompany Nick and Stephanie to a book signing....not knowing it is for Dean Robbins book.
Chloe informs Philip she is moving out. Sami wants a second chance with Lucas. Stephanie digs around in Max's room.
Roman calls Sami looking for Lucas.
Sami questions Lucas on his disappearance.
John informs Marlena he is moving on and Marlena tells him she is moving out.
Kate refuses to allow Daniel to do her surgery.
John calls in a favor from Ava.
EJ is furious to learn that Sami wants him to move out of the Mansion.
Max reveales his connection to Trent.
John asks Marlena to move back to the Mansion.
EJ tells Sami that the only way he is moving out is if he takes his son.
Nicole breaks her word to EJ about keeping his secret.
Bo is suprised to learn that Daniel's date is with Chelsea.
John refuses to use the disk to regain his memories.
Ava encourages John to destory the disk.
Max continues to confront Trent about the girl in the picture.
Bo and Hope's annual 4th of July Picnic kicks off.
Blackout in Salem!
Marlena is furious over John's latest actions.
Lucas attempts to escape for the hotel unnoticed by the cops.
Max seeks Steve and Kayla's help in finding his sister.
Victor and Nicole finalize their divorce.
Victor is rushed to the hospital.
Food fight at the Pub.
Morgan finally receives what Paul sent her.
Max pays off Melanie's debt with Lex.
Stefano begins his revenge on those trapped in the hospital.
Stefano kidnaps Baby Joe. Marlena begins hallucinating about someone from her past.
Nicole has a 40's style fantasy.
Stefano resurfaces and is arrested but will he have to face any charges?
Guest Stars: Matt Borlenghi
as Mayor Anthony Marino (as Matthew Borlenghi)