A lot can happen in a day in Genoa City, so it’s easy to get lost. If you’ve missed anything that happened over the last week or so on the soap, our THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS recaps can help you get back up to speed in no time!
Tessa was shocked when she realized that Sharon, Victoria and Nikki had kidnapped her. After Tessa convinced the women that she was not a threat to them, they dumped her in the woods! Mariah rescued her girlfriend and was shocked to learn that Sharon was one of her abductors. The fiasco pushed Mariah into reconciling with her girlfriend — and becoming estranged from her mom when Sharon vowed to get Tessa out of her daughter’s life. To that end, Sharon sabotaged Tessa’s job prospects at the GCAC! Nikki returned home feeling more secure — until she discovered J.T.’s bloody clothes laid out on her bed! Freaked, the matriarch raced over to Victoria’s house, but Reed’s unexpected arrival forced her to keep quiet. Nikki’s equilibrium was further shattered when she took a sip of wine, and realized she was on the verge of falling off the wagon! Even though she attended an AA meeting, Nikki kept drinking. Driving to a party, Reed and Charlie hit something — only realizing later that they’d struck an inebriated Nikki!
Phyllis Rejected Billy
Phyllis burst into the hotel suite where Rebekah was trying to seduce Nick, announcing that they were a couple! Although embarrassed, Rebekah still agreed to partner up in business. Afterward, Phyllis lied to Nick in order to meet Billy, who was feeling optimistic about a possible reconciliation. Alas, Phyllis told her former beau that she was staying with Nick. Upon returning home, she had to convince herself that she’d made the right choice! Billy helped Victoria deal with Reed, who had a lot of anger issues over his father’s possible murder. The teen blasted his mom for keeping him in the dark regarding the fact that Victor was a suspect. Victoria agreed to be Billy’s date to the Jabot holiday party, where their growing closeness annoyed Phyllis.
In Other News…
Abby convinced Devon to team up with her in opening a bar and restaurant. When he refused to let Lola be the chef, Abby invited the billionaire to a private dinner secretly catered by the food truck operator — which impressed Devon enough to hire her! Abby used the opportunity to lavish praise on Lola, knowing it would make Mia feel small. Unfortunately, the ploy had Arturo criticizing Abby for hurting his sister-in-law! Meanwhile, an overwhelmed Mia turned to Rey, who responded with a kiss... that led them to the bedroom! When Mia told Rey that Nikki had befriended her, he realized the wealthy woman was trying to use his wife to get to him! Upset, Rey yanked Nikki in for questioning, freaking her out in the process! Kerry and Jack shared a kiss beneath the mistletoe, but when he tried to surprise her with a trip to Bora Bora, the beauty fled. Kyle tried to wow Lola with a romantic date, but the exhausted beauty fell asleep, missing it. Fen’s attempt to impress Devon nearly got him fired from his waiter job, but Ana stood up for him. She later helped Fen cut a demo that impressed her brother.
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