All My Children Daily Recaps: 2000
AMC summaries from 2000
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January 3 to 7, 2000
Liza soon realized the person she had kissed at the Crystal Ball was Adam. She pretended she forgave him, and told him they were going to Monaco. She was outraged when she learned Barry had given Jake an envelope revealing Colby's paternity. With the help of Marian and Gillian, they got the envelope away from him. Liza then took off with Colby, taking Adam's passport. Gillian accepted Jake's proposal after catching Ryan and Greenlee together. David covered for Alex, and told everyone he had tripped and fallen down the stairs. Erica knew Alex was the reason he had fallen. Hayley and Mateo kissed, prompting Mateo to start thinking about remarrying Hayley. Sophie gave Janet twenty-four hours to come up with a million dollars, otherwise she said that Trevor and Amanda would die. All My Children celebrated its 30th anniversary.
January 10 to 14, 2000
Erica's European informant told her that Alexandra had been in a Welsh mental institution for several years. Edmund and Alex enjoyed each other's company and a dance or two at SOS. Jake worried about Colby's safety after he learned that she was not at a television conference in Monaco. He told Gillian that he planned to sue for custody. Gillian confronted Adam about his plans to tell Jake the truth and learned that Adam wouldn't say anything for fear that he would never see Liza and Colby again. Adam tried to convince Gillian that she should tell Jake the truth. Leo agreed to help out at a soup kitchen to get closer to Becca. Greenlee overheard Scott and Ryan both say that they had no long-term interest in her. Janet set up a booby trap at an old warehouse for Sophie, but Hayley unwittingly set off the trap when dropping by to check on her aunt. Sophie found an unconscious Hayley and dragged her off to a remote corner of the warehouse before playing dead on the floor. Janet returned, and Sophie sprang to life. The women struggled, and Janet ultimately killed Sophie in self-defense -- with a crowbar. Trevor appeared on the scene and told Janet that he'd take care of everything. One of Sophie's discarded cigarettes started a blaze at the warehouse with Hayley still inside. Mateo arrived just in time to save her. Trevor confessed to Sophie's murder, but disappeared before he could be charged with the crime.
January 17 to 21, 2000
After a tearful goodbye with Trevor, Janet tried coping without him. She admitted the truth -- that she had killed Sophie -- to Hayley and Brooke. Both pledged to support her, as well as Trevor's decision to take the blame. Mateo and Hayley got closer after Mateo heroically plucked Hayley from the burning warehouse. Ryan broke up with Greenlee. Scott had his surprise party. Adam plotted to use Leo as a tool of revenge against Marian. David told the Greenlees that Vanessa had killed his father. Alex consulted Rae about a young patient's sudden silence. Alex had another flashback when she saw David tending to the patient. Liza returned with divorce papers for Adam, but Adam responded by locking her and himself in the safe room.
January 24 to 28, 2000
Greenlee plotted to use Ken, her grandmother's former "pool boy," to win back Ryan. She thought that by putting herself in a dangerous situation, Ryan would run to her rescue. Becca and Ryan talked in the park about love. With Becca's wise words, he realized he still loved Gillian and eagerly rushed over to see her. Gillian had just learned she'd have to marry Jake immediately because he was suing for full custody of Colby. Liza made a deal with Adam that he would grant her a divorce only if she still lived with him. That enraged Jake, leading him to sue for custody. Hayley's new show, Wave, premiered, and Mateo threw a celebration at SOS -- complete with singer Brian McKnight -- in the show's honor. Hayley found a ring box in Mateo's pocket. Brooke persuaded Janet to go for counseling. Alex found the name of the doctor who'd treated her in the mental institution, but when she called the hospital, no one there had ever heard of the man.
January 31 to February 4, 2000
Leo and Becca arrived just in time to prevent Ken from raping Greenlee. In the process, Leo got his hand slashed with a switchblade. Mirror Janet convinced Janet that Brooke was out to get her family. Hayley and Mateo got engaged and agreed, reluctantly, to help Ryan with his quest to win Gillian back. The night before, Ryan had told Gillian he wanted to try again, but Gillian angrily told him he was too late. Jake was still going along with the custody battle for Colby. Myrtle asked Adrian to help Rae in her search for her missing daughter. Liza asked Adam if they could stay married longer, to help win Colby back. Adam assigned Leo to take Marian to bed. Erica told David she loved him, and that Alex had checked into the mental institution around the same time a political figure named Geoffrey had turned up dead.
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February 7 to 11, 2000
Gillian told Ryan that she loved him, but she refused to cancel her wedding to Jake. Greenlee tracked down Gillian at the mall and told her a lie about Ryan having dumped her after making love all night. Alex underwent hypnosis for a second time and learned that Geoffrey had killed her best friend -- and his daughter --Cassandra. Lyle dropped all charges against Adrian and Rae after making Tad promise that he'd stop investigating him. Hayley and Mateo told Adam that they were getting married again. Scott told Becca that he loved her. Leo met with his pal, Paolo, and arranged for him to seduce Marian. A gunman held Alex hostage at the mall, and she suddenly turned into a fighting machine as she pummeled the man into submission. Liza took away Jake's visitation rights with Colby until after the custody hearing. Myrtle planned a trip to Fannie Battle Home for Unwed Mothers. Adam let Ryan eavesdrop on him and Liza so that he'd learn why Gillian felt a need to marry Jake.
February 14 to 18, 2000
In the safe room, Ryan "overheard" Adam and Liza talking about Jake not being Colby's biological father. Paolo began ingratiating himself to Marian in an attempt to lure her into bed and break up her marriage to Stuart. After finding a letter from Trevor in her mail, Janet accused Brooke of having an affair with Trevor. Hayley was forced into telling Mateo that Trevor hadn't killed Sophie -- Janet had. Ryan showed up at Jake and Gillian's wedding, but he made no effort to stop the wedding, and Jake and Gillian were married. Alex confessed her dealings with Geoffrey to Joe, who supported her. Erica enraged David by not allowing him to help locate Myrtle. Tad nearly got Adam to blab the secret he, Liza, and Ryan shared about Colby. Alex confronted David at the Valley Inn and threatened to permanently paralyze him. Myrtle and Rae's search in Elsa, Illinois, turned up some new information, but it was otherwise a dead end. What Myrtle did not reveal was that she had plucked a file from the hall of records that bore her own name.
February 21 to 25, 2000
Paolo drugged Marian after she brushed off his advances. Scott and Becca saw Paolo and Marian in bed together. Marian told Stuart what had happened, but Stuart was convinced that someone had set Marian up to take the fall. Arlene Vaughan showed up at the Dillon home, claiming to want to be there for the family. Brooke flew to China after Laura suffered a back injury. Myrtle accidentally discovered that Rae was her daughter. Rae didn't take it well and took off. Alex and Edmund shared a kiss. Jake warned Ryan to stay away from Gillian. Tad tricked Liza into telling him that Jake wasn't really Colby's father.
February 28 to March 3, 2000
After a kiss with Edmund, Alex fled to London. Edmund suspected she was there, and the two came to terms with the kiss. Opal helped Rae realize she was running away from Myrtle. Rae went back to Myrtle, and they had a joyous reunion. Erica became quite jealous of it and ended up feeling as if no one had time for her. Arlene tried to prove to Hayley she was a new woman, but, in fact, she was still drinking. Colby's custody battle began. A nervous Hayley stated Adam was a loving and good, albeit unconventional, father. Jack grilled Gillian about her former marriage of convenience, proving her marriage to Jake might be one, too. Erica tried to take the stand, but instead got arrested. An infomercial at the Glamorama went haywire.
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March 6 to 10, 2000
As sole custody was about to be awarded to Jake, Liza tearfully admitted the truth about Colby's paternity. A stunned Jake refused to believe it, but Adam had the proof. Jake learned that Tad and Dixie had known for a few days, but he was furious with Gillian, who had kept the secret from him for six months. He later kidnapped Colby and took her to the house he was about to buy. His parents found him and took him back to the court. Ryan tried to console Gillian. Rae left Pine Valley to find an antique desk that might contain the whereabouts of her child. Ryan comforted a sobbing Gillian in the park only a few hours after he and Greenlee shared an enjoyable time at a basketball game. Arlene tried to put the moves on Adrian, but he blew her off. Hayley and Mateo set a wedding date. Alex bought Edmund a new horse, and he hired a new stable hand named Guy Donahue.
March 13 to 17, 2000
Jake decided to let Liza have full custody of Colby, and he left Pine Valley to do some "regrouping" in California. Liza decided to press charges against Adam, who, in return, pressed charges against Tad. Erica was furious when she learned that David had told Gillian that Adam was Colby's father. During a math tutoring session, Leo made another pass at Becca, but an angry Becca quickly put him in his place. Greenlee tried to get closer with Ryan. A drunken Arlene embarrassed herself and Hayley by crashing Hayley and Mateo's engagement party and proposing a toast. Rae telephoned Myrtle, and said she had found another lead. Guy continued his secret observation of Alex's behavior.
March 20 to 24, 2000
Tad and Adam got into a brawl in court and ended up sharing a jail cell. Dixie told a distraught Gillian that Jake had left town. Gillian blasted Ryan because she believed his talk with Jake had been what had persuaded Jake to leave town. Later, she read a note from Jake and learned otherwise. Greenlee convinced her grandfather to hook Ryan up with money for his Internet plans. Liza, Marian, and Stuart all became suspicious of Adam, thinking he might have had something to do with setting Marian up. Paolo returned, asking Leo for $30,000 for his silence, and set his sights on Erica. After Alex spoke fluent Russian, without ever learning the language, Adrian told Edmund she might have been brainwashed.
March 27 to 31, 2000
Liza dropped the charges she had filed against Adam, and in return, he dropped the charges he had filed against Tad. Shortly thereafter, Liza slept with Adam to win his confidence. Tad decided not to tell Dixie about the plan. Greenlee and Ryan traveled to New York for Ryan's new e-commerce plan. Jack told Edmund and Alex that Alex's medical files had never been sealed. Arlene gave reporters dirt on Hayley and Mateo. Paolo tried to get closer with Erica, but she just used him as a way to make David jealous. Palmer warned Vanessa that Leo's free ride was about to end. David became jealous when he saw Erica and Paolo dining together. Amanda began talking to an imaginary Trevor.
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April 3 to 7, 2000
After convincing the Chandler Enterprises board that Adam was losing his mind and was unable to run the company, Liza, with the help of Tad, used her power of attorney to assume Adam's duties. David said he and Erica were through after witnessing a kiss between Paolo and Erica. Erica decided to pay Paolo to make David even more jealous. Leo quit his job at Cortlandt Electronics, against his mother's will. Alex and Edmund traveled to Wales to uncover why her records were said to be sealed. Alex had a flashback of a little girl named Robin calling her mommy. She also dreamed Guy wanted to kill Edmund. Vanessa turned to Paolo to heal her wounds.
April 10 to 14, 2000
Edmund and Alex traveled to Wales to confront the doctor who had said her records were sealed. Guy advised the doctor not to let them see her records. On the way out, a housekeeper referred to Alex as "Anna." At Alex's mother's house, passion erupted between Edmund and Alex. Liza tricked Adam into playing his brother in front of his Chandler Enterprises board. Liza and Tad then proved to the board that Adam had no idea who he really was, and that he went into little spasms of being his brother. She had him committed to Oak Haven, the Pine Valley mental hospital. Junior was very upset at the news, and Dixie blamed Tad. Tad showed Stuart the video of Leo admitting Adam had been behind the scam of breaking up Stuart and Marian's marriage. Stuart confronted Adam at Oak Haven, and Adam admitted the truth. Vanessa searched frantically for the emerald she had lost after sleeping with Paolo. Erica found it, and vowed she'd find its owner. Scott grew jealous of Becca and Leo's relationship.
April 17 to 21, 2000
After Arlene's car knocked Stuart unconscious, Esther found him and took him to her trailer. Stuart had amnesia, and Esther hid the pictures of Marian that were in his pocket. Liza went to Oak Haven to try to get Adam released to help search for Stuart, but the doctor said that Adam wasn't going anywhere. Arlene hit a telephone pole and destroyed a portion of the wall at the shelter. Leo stumbled upon Vanessa and Paolo in bed together. Paolo told Vanessa about Erica's scheme to make David jealous. Vanessa told Erica a dirty lie about hiring Paolo for sex. Erica then fired Paolo, who became extremely upset. He drugged Erica, embarrassing her at the Teens Against Addiction dinner. He then stole the tape Erica had secretly recorded of him conning her. Erica was furious when she found out. Paolo told Vanessa he had never loved her, and in return, she drugged his drink. David found out Paolo was harassing Erica and stormed upstairs to see him. Vanessa dragged Derek Frye up to Paolo's room, where they found Leo standing over Paolo's dead body.
April 24 to 28, 2000
Over a kiss, Gillian admitted to Ryan that she still loved him. Esther continued to keep Stuart in her trailer. Adam escaped from Oak Haven with some help from Arlene. Leo was arrested for Paolo's murder. Jack tried to convince Janet to turn herself in, but Mirror Janet urged Janet to whack Jack to prevent him from telling the police about her part in Sophie's death. Edmund and Alex came to terms with their relationship. The homeless man, who had stolen Stuart's belongings, set up residence at Stuart's Willow Lake cabin. While he slept by the fire, the cabin burned down -- and everyone believed that Stuart was the one who'd been killed.
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May 1 to 5, 2000
The Martins blamed Gillian for Jake's decision to go to Chechnya. Ryan told Gillian she needed to make a clean break from Jake if they wanted to get back together. Vanessa learned that she had caused Paolo's death, and kept it to herself while her son spent the night in prison. She later spent the night under David and Erica's bed so that she could steal from David's safe the emerald she'd lost in Paolo's room. David caught Vanessa in his room and later realized that she had to have stolen the emerald. Ryan's "Incredible Dreams" web site went live. Marian tried to deal with Stuart's death, while Esther was feeding Stuart lies. Esther told Stuart that they were married. Janet confessed to Sophie's murder. Alex and Edmund were given forged medical files. It was learned that Dimitri Marick had been squirreled away at Bryn Wydd.
May 8 to 12, 2000
Janet and Amanda bid farewell to Pine Valley to begin their new lives with Trevor and Tim. Esther and Stuart left Pine Valley to get married, against Stuart's wishes. Skye returned to Pine Valley for Stuart's memorial service. Liza told Adam she loved him; he responded by giving her the signed divorce papers. Dimitri pretended to be in a catatonic state. Alex remembered Guy from her past, and he set out to kill her. Dimitri learned of it and sent a message to Edmund to save Alex. The power went out in Alex's house, and she went to check the fuse box, but it blew up.
May 15 to 19, 2000
Stuart and Esther got stranded at a roadside diner, due to car problems. There, they met a father and his daughter, Marilyn, who wanted to leave home and go to Vegas. Adam dealt with Stuart's death by becoming drunk and starting a brawl at a bar. Tad had a breakdown on live television, and later, he decided to go on a trip to get away from everything. Ryan longed to meet "Cynthia." BBMak performed at the Incredible Dreams rollout party. Brooke talked to Reverend Freeman about her daughter, Laura, who had been killed by a drunk driver. Edmund and Alex both admitted they loved one another after Alex almost died. They found out that Guy didn't exist. Edmund left to find him, but he was really in Alex's house.
May 22 to 26, 2000
Esther and Stuart remained at the roadside diner. Esther continued to frantically search for someone to marry them. Tad entered the diner. Against Erica's better judgment, David tricked Vanessa into admitting she had killed Paolo. He gave her a shot that brought on the symptoms of a heart attack. Vanessa, thinking she was on the verge of death, admitted her murderous act, in front of David, Palmer, Erica, and Leo, who had just stumbled in. David recorded her confession. Vanessa was furious when she found out she wasn't dying. Alex killed Guy in self-defense, and then rushed to Wales to save Edmund. Edmund had been given a sedative when Alex found him. They rushed out of Bryn Wydd just before the building blew up. Alex and Edmund later went to her mother, Charlotte's, house. Charlotte was really the one behind Bryn Wydd. Arlene tried to get money out of Adam.
May 29 to June 2, 2000
For a gag, Tad dressed up as Elvis and prepared to marry a couple at the Queen of Hearts restaurant. He didn't know the couple was Esther and Stuart, but when Esther spotted Tad, she and Stuart hid out in the trailer. Dixie found Tad at the diner, and the two had a joyous reunion. Greenlee stole Gillian's diary and used passages in her cyber letters as Cynthia. Ryan found the diary and realized Greenlee had been sabotaging his relationship with Gillian. He then explained everything to Gillian, and they made love. Guy's dead body disappeared from the closet in the hunting lodge. The evidence linking Leo to Paolo's murder was stolen from the police. Alex and Edmund filled Charlotte in on everything that had been going on. Dimitri was left to believe that Edmund and Alex had both been killed in the Bryn Wydd explosion. Liza showed up at Chandler Mansion with finalized divorce papers, but she and Adam ended up sharing a kiss. Leo was furious at Vanessa, claiming he didn't have a mother anymore. Scott asked Becca to marry him, but she could not say yes.
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June 5 to 9, 2000
Opal took a psychic to Marian's house. Instead of contacting Stuart, they contacted Cindy. Cindy tried to tell Marian that Stuart wasn't with her, but Marian wouldn't believe it. Stuart started to remember the name Marian, but Esther insisted they had never known a Marian. Ryan and Gillian continued their secret affair in an old tower in Wildwind that nobody used. Arlene and Adam went to New York. Hayley had her bridal shower on her television show, Wave. Charlotte told Dimitri that Edmund and Alex were in love. Adrian told Alex and Edmund that Anna Devane had died. Alex later looked up Anna Devane on the Internet and found a picture of herself. Leo told Vanessa he wanted nothing to do with her.
June 12 to 16, 2000
Marilyn fixed Stuart and Esther's car, but Stuart insisted on remaining where they were. Greenlee saw an email from Rapunzel. Adrian deleted it before she could see the whole thing. Later, Adrian told Ryan that he thought what he was doing was wrong. Gillian found out Jake was returning home soon. Alex's fingerprints matched Anna Devane's. Dimitri escaped from a plane and landed on a beach near Pine Valley. Tina turned down BBMak's offer. Hayley and Mateo finally tied the knot.
June 19 to 23, 2000
Adam and Arlene crashed Hayley and Mateo's wedding reception with news that they were married. Arlene tried to consummate the marriage, but Adam was not interested. Liza was furious and said she and Tad were going to run Chandler Enterprises. Scott got two waiters to lock Leo up in a wine cellar after he continued to flirt with Becca. The waiters also locked Greenlee in there, and the two became drunk. Ryan walked in on them making out and pretended to be jealous of Greenlee's relationship with Leo. Charlotte arrived in Pine Valley. Dimitri spied Alex and Edmund professing their love to one another.
June 26 to 30, 2000
Ryan admitted that he was jealous of Greenlee's relationship with Leo. Tad told Dixie about the job offer that Liza had made. When Alex fell asleep, Charlotte pulled out a syringe and injected her with an unknown substance.
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July 3 to 7, 2000
A drugged Alex rejected Edmund's revelations about Charlotte. Dimitri collapsed while trying to use David's computer. David helped nurse Dimitri back to health, but Dixie unwittingly walked in and saw Dimitri. Adrian shot Edmund on Charlotte's orders. Marilyn phoned the gallery to ask questions about a "Stuart Glynn." Marian replied that she knew no one by that name and hung up. Hayley warned Ryan to be careful in his relationship with Gillian. Charlotte's goons kidnapped Adrian and Tina and locked them in the back of a van. Charlotte took Alex to the airport and, aboard a plane, told her that she was not Anna Devane.
July 10 to 14, 2000
Adam tried to win over the board members at Chandler Enterprises, but Tad and Liza put a stop to that. Later, Adam purchased a roadside bar. Marilyn tried phoning Adam, but Arlene answered the phone. Arlene flew to the Queen of Hearts diner and was astonished to find Stuart. When Stuart heard Arlene's voice, he had a flashback of the night she had run him over. Jake's medical helicopter went missing over Chechnya, upsetting all of the Martins, and forcing Gillian to nix her plans to tell Joe that she and Ryan were in love. Ryan told Greenlee that he didn't love her and never had. Adrian and Tina escaped from the van and later enjoyed a romantic plane ride. Charlotte told Alex she and Anna were twins and that Charlotte wasn't their real mother. Charlotte was arrested.
July 17 to 21, 2000
Adrian flew to Chechnya to try to find Jake. Tina was very upset and admitted to Hayley that she was in love with Adrian. Arlene realized that she had caused Stuart's "death," and paid Marilyn to have Stuart stay at the diner. Hayley began her new job at Adam's bar. She pretended to love Arlene and was supportive of Adam and Arlene's marriage. Becca hated the weird looks she began receiving from people and went on the Internet to see who the mysterious Victor was. A rock star wanted Ryan to have him and his girlfriend stranded on a deserted island, but cancelled at the last minute. Greenlee, thinking the plan was still on, went to the island with the hopes of seducing Ryan. Leo rescued her when he found out it was cancelled. Dimitri asked David to tell Edmund he had disappeared, while he underwent treatment.
July 24 to 28, 2000
Alex was about to go home to England, fearing her relationship with Edmund was over. At the last minute, Edmund convinced her that he truly loved her, and they went back to Wildwind. David told Edmund that Dimitri had died. In actuality, Dimitri was alive and was receiving medicine through David and Dixie. He asked David to make sure Edmund thought he was gone. While "deserted" on the tropical island, Leo, who had recently eaten some wild berries, told Greenlee he loved her. Becca figured Leo was behind VictorVirgin.com and made a plan to get him to admit it. Leo denied the whole thing. David asked Erica to marry him. Erica said she would, but only if he would tell her why he'd been spending so much time at the office on some secret case. He refused. Bianca returned home. Adam and Stuart both decided to go fishing.
July 31 to August 4, 2000
Eliot questioned God's plans for him. David refused to tell Alexis that Dimitri was still alive. Ryan told Gillian that he was forced to take Greenlee on as a business partner, but he had no intention of continuing their relationship once he'd made back the investor's money.
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August 7 to 11, 2000
Dimitri told Dixie that he would fight for his life. Edmund later told Dixie that he planned to ask Alex to marry him. Dixie tried to stop him, but ended up passing out on the floor at Wildwind before she could say anything. David took her home and warned her to take care of herself. Becca and Leo agreed to appear on a reality-based segment of Wave. Becca almost gave in to her desires to make love to Leo. Adrian told Joe, Tad, and Gillian that Jake had been located, but that he didn't want to return to Pine Valley. Brooke and Eliot shared a kiss as Eliot struggled with needing to tell Brooke "the truth." Erica and David painfully decided to break off their relationship.
August 14 to 18, 2000
After answering Arlene's unattended cellular phone, Vanessa learned that Stuart was still alive and well -- but missing -- in Nevada. Vanessa threatened to expose Arlene's secret unless Arlene gave her a sizeable chunk of cash. Arlene and Vanessa flew to Idaho, where Arlene found Adam and convinced him that it was time to return to Pine Valley. Edmund threw a private Shakespearean gala to propose to Alex; she said yes, but Dimitri overheard their happiness. Mr. Midori told Greenlee that Ryan's decision to dip into Incredible Dreams's company account was illegal. Bianca reluctantly agreed to let her mother throw a party. Dimitri told Dixie he was leaving town. Reverend Taylor told Eliot to come clean with Brooke or risk being transferred to another parish.
August 21 to 25, 2000
Alex thought she saw Dimitri at the airport. It actually was him, but Alex and Edmund both assumed it was impossible. Later, at Wildwind, the maid found a bottle of pills. She gave them to Alex, who discovered they were the same pills Dimitri had taken. David had a sexual daydream about Dixie. Stuart decided to head to Pine Valley. Hayley told Arlene that she despised Arlene and had never loved her. Ryan and Adrian prepared to go to Chechnya, despite Gillian's pleas to stay. Leo and Becca entered a swing dance contest at SOS after the two had a romantic evening. Wade loaned Greenlee the money she needed for IncredibleDreams.com. Later, Greenlee began to realize that it might have been a mistake. Erica continued her plans for Bianca's party. She warned Edmund to steer clear of Alex.
August 28 to September 1, 2000
Dixie sent Alex to the hunting lodge so that she'd find Dimitri. The two had a joyous reunion and made love. Edmund arrived at the lodge the following morning and was startled to find Dimitri. When he spotted Alex's clothes crumpled on the floor, he realized that Alex had slept with his brother. Bianca was overjoyed to realize Dimitri was alive. David was furious at Dixie for leading Alex to Dimitri. Their arguing stopped as David kissed Dixie. Dixie was speechless and told David that if that were to happen again, she'd quit. Gillian stowed away on Adrian and Ryan's flight to Chechnya and was nearly tossed overboard. After witnessing Ryan and Gillian together, Greenlee, with the help of Leo, went on a rampage, destroying Ryan's apartment. Becca was mad that Leo abandoned her for Greenlee and told him their relationship was over. Stuart returned to Pine Valley.
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September 4 to 8, 2000
Wade continued to torment Greenlee. Greenlee sought comfort in Leo, and in a moment of fear, Greenlee blurted out that she loved Leo. Ryan and Gillian found Jake. They were about to take him home, when a sniper shot Jake. Marian and Stuart reunited. Stuart quickly regained his memory, and both he and Marian were furious at Arlene. Liza made Adam jealous by pretending to have sex with Tad. Adam was so mad that he went to the ColMar tower and smashed the fuse box. Liza admitted to Tad she still loved Adam.
September 11 to 15, 2000
The Colmar tower came crashing down around Adam and Liza, though Liza escaped serious injury. Adam, however, was trapped under the rubble and had to fight for his life. Freed by a guilt-stricken Arlene, Stuart rushed to an ailing Adam. Adam was overjoyed and could not believe his eyes. He then apologized to Hayley for all the agony he had put her through, and to Junior. Erica was ecstatic to learn Dimitri was alive, but angered that he still loved Alex. Erica and David had sex. Erica was furious that David had known Dimitri was alive, and blew him off. Greenlee continued to fear for her life after Wade broke into Erica's. Brooke was hysterically mad when she learned Arlene had run over Stuart when she was drunk.
September 18 to 22, 2000
Bianca was not thrilled when teen group O-Town showed up at her party, nor when the lead singer asked her to dance. She later learned that her father, Travis, had died of a stroke. Derek told Greenlee that Wade had pointed the finger at her for money laundering. After seeing a newspaper article about Ryan and Gillian going to Chechnya, Greenlee told Derek about Ryan's three million dollar loan to himself. Liza and Marian locked Arlene in the attic with a bowl of soup. After tasting it, Arlene fell ill. Ryan returned to Pine Valley and found his apartment destroyed. He was later arrested, and Greenlee told him that she'd turned him in.
September 25 to 29, 2000
Arlene, thinking she was poisoned with rat poison, was shocked to find out she was pregnant. Adam was upset and ordered a DNA test. Hayley was furious and persuaded her father to let Arlene live there, so he could keep an eye out for her. Later, Hayley and Mateo decided they would adopt Arlene's baby. Liza had just told Adam she loved him and wanted to start over when Arlene told her she was expecting. Greenlee's grandparents found out about Wade, and decided they would ship her back to California. Ryan pleaded with Gillian to tell Jake the truth, but Gillian just couldn't. She learned that Jake might never be able to have sex again.
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October 2 to 6, 2000
Bianca decided that she wanted to drop out of school and get a full-time job. At the community center, Bianca became chummy with a runaway named Rain. Adam agreed to let Hayley and Mateo adopt Arlene's baby, but Arlene wasn't as obliging. Gillian told Ryan that she needed more time with Jake. Hank Collins lost custody of his son, Ricky, and later learned Eliot's true identity from one of his cop buddies. Eliot revealed his past to Brooke after Hank broke into Brooke's home and started spilling the beans. Arlene developed cramping. Wade held Greenlee at gunpoint and forced her to end her relationship with Leo. Leo stubbornly refused to cut Greenlee off and ended up at the loft with her when shots rang out.
October 9 to 13, 2000
Arlene miscarried Adam's baby. Arlene staged a scenario where she made it look like Liza had caused her to lose the baby from a scuffle that had sent her tumbling down the steps. Eliot said goodbye to his congregation, but later decided not to leave Pine Valley. Wade captured Greenlee and Leo. He locked them in a broken elevator. Fortunately, they both got out without harm. Leo and Wade scuffled at the boathouse. Leo emerged victorious and helped himself to some of the ransom money. Erica brushed off David's attempt at reconciliation. Bianca cut her first day of school and hung out with Rain at the mall. Erica found out and was furious. It became harder for Edmund to hold back his anger about Dimitri and Alex.
October 16 to 20, 2000
Liza continued to feel guilty for causing Arlene's miscarriage, though Adam assured her that it was not her fault. Edmund threatened to sell Wildwind and ordered Alex and Dimitri out of his home. Erica admitted to Bianca that she had read Bianca's journal. Bianca was furious and moved in with her Uncle Jack. Erica turned to David. Ryan filmed a commercial for his Internet company and planned an IPO. Leo and Greenlee's trip to the tropics was cut short when Leo learned that the money he'd taken was marked. Upon returning to Pine Valley, Leo was arrested and thrown in jail. Woodruff offered him a deal to get out -- stop seeing Woodruff's granddaughter.
October 23 to 27, 2000
David found out about Jake's "problem" and teased him about it. Jake was mad, and the two started a fistfight, which soon included Tad. Dixie walked in on the fight and subsequently quit her job. Later, Jake delivered a young woman's baby, and Gillian and he became closer. Leo and Bianca became Enchantment's Young Couple. Laura returned home to comfort Brooke. Adam, Liza, Hayley, and Mateo viewed the tape of Arlene and Vanessa plotting to frame Liza for Arlene's miscarriage. Arlene and Vanessa fled the scene before they could be confronted. Leo and Greenlee reconciled. Bianca overheard some girls talking badly about her, and she fled the Halloween party with Rain. The two women ended up at the Blue Angel, a lesbian bar.
October 30 to November 3, 2000
Arlene begged for Hayley's forgiveness, but Hayley turned her away. Edmund reached out to Alex. Bianca admitted to Leo that she was gay. An Enchantment photo shoot flopped when a photographer insinuated that Leo was gay. Laura accepted a job at Tempo. Ryan's illegal business ways continued. After Dixie quit her job, David schemed to break up Tad and Dixie. David tested an experimental drug called Libidozone, took too much, and had sex with a Dixie-esque nurse. He then broke into Dixie's house and the two ended up making out.
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November 6 to 10, 2000
Tad decided to file a lawsuit against David for sexual harassment even though Dixie was opposed to the idea. David tried to slip some of the Libidozone into Tad's drink, but an ailing Erica drank it instead. Erica became distraught when she learned that the photographer thought Bianca and Leo were bad models and had no chemistry. Leo and Greenlee declared their love to one another, but Leo resisted moving in with Greenlee. Dimitri became jealous of Edmund. Ryan announced a shindig on a yacht to celebrate his company's IPO. Edmund decided to move from Pine Valley.
November 13 to 17, 2000
Rain visited Bianca for the first time since Halloween to make sure that Bianca wasn't mad at her for taking her to the Blue Angel. The two bonded and agreed to catch a movie together after Bianca's punishment was over. Erica inadvertently sipped Libidozone-laced soda and went on a wild and sexy singing spree at the Valley Inn. Leo, Laura, and Bianca showed up at David's hotel suite while he and Erica were making love. Arlene turned to Stuart for help, but he gently urged her to leave town. At Ryan's party, David accidentally dropped his flask of Libidozone in the punchbowl. Bianca and Laura became chummy. Gillian walked in on a shirtless Ryan. Arlene donned a disguise and served as a waitress for the shindig. Adam proposed to Liza.
November 20 to 24, 2000
After David accidentally spilled Libidozone in the punch at Ryan's IncredibleDreams.com party, total chaos erupted. Leo, with Laura's help, made Greenlee extremely jealous. With only Bianca looking on, Greenlee pushed Laura off the boat. Bianca fainted dead away when Laura hit the water. Luckily, Eliot was called out to the deck, and he dove into the icy waters to save the young woman. Greenlee later threatened to expose Bianca's lesbianism if she blabbed about what she had seen. Leslie seduced Tad. Adam and Liza got engaged. Hayley walked in on Mateo and Arlene having sex. Hayley confronted her mother and strangled her. When Hayley returned to the spot where she had "killed" Arlene, Arlene was gone. Cured by the Libidozone, Gillian and Jake made love. Ryan walked in on them and forced Gillian to admit that she still loved him. Alex disappeared, and Dimitri accused Edmund of being responsible.
November 27 to December 1, 2000
It was revealed that Hayley really had killed Arlene, but Adam had found her dead and thrown her into the ocean to protect Hayley. Marian figured out what Adam had done and agreed to keep quiet about it. She even agreed to forge Arlene's signature on their divorce papers, just so Liza would be free to marry Adam. Adam led Hayley to believe Arlene was alive, but she still wanted to see Arlene for herself. Gillian confronted the Martins. Leslie continued to try to sink her claws into an unwilling Tad, who felt heavy guilt for his betrayal. Dixie was rushed to the hospital because the Libidozone had adversely interacted with the medication she normally took for her heart. Jake found out he had been given Libidozone at the yacht party. Bianca was heartbroken to learn Sarah was engaged... to a man. Erica followed Bianca into New York where she came across Bianca and Sarah.
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December 4 to 8, 2000
Dimitri continued to search for a missing Alex. He still believed Edmund was behind her disappearance. Divers found Alex's broach on the bottom of the sea. Fearing that he knew the truth, Bianca asked Jack not to talk to Erica about her. Marcus got a hold of Laura's pornographic photos via the Internet. Leslie and Tad went for STD testing, where Liza spotted them. Tad told Liza about his night with Leslie. David blamed Ryan for the guests at his yacht party being drugged with Libidozone. He even called Donald Steele to spread the rumor even more. David broke down in Dixie's arms and admitted he loved her. Adam admitted to Mateo that Hayley had killed Arlene.
December 11 to 15, 2000
Jake hired a private investigator to search Ryan's yacht. The investigator found a signed agreement between Ryan and Gordon, the lab technician, about the use of Libidozone at his party. David had actually planted it in Ryan's yacht. Gillian later confronted Jake and made him realize that Ryan wasn't the guilty party. With the secret help of David, Junior's band, Dream Street, was able to perform at PVH's battle of the bands, and won. Dixie had a dream in which she was jealous of David and Erica's relationship. Liza was filled in on Arlene's death. Dimitri staged a scenario to get Edmund to attack him -- and then pressed charges. David asked Erica if it was possible that Bianca and Sarah were lovers.
December 18 to 22, 2000
The scandal at the yacht party resulted in incredibledreams.com's IPO being cancelled. Penniless, Ryan sold his loft to Leo and Greenlee. Alex called Dimitri and said she was okay before hanging up. Dimitri realized he had been wrong to put Edmund into Oak Haven and got him out. Hayley learned the awful truth, that she had murdered her mother. Leslie visited Tad in the Big Apple. Jake, Ryan, and Gillian confronted David about drugging the people at the yacht party. A stunned Dixie defended him. Leo quit the Enchantment gig, so Erica devised a new mother-daughter modeling campaign. Sarah visited Bianca, and asked for the strength to make it through her wedding. Erica was furious that Sarah went to her house. A tearful Bianca admitted to her mother that she was gay.
December 25 to 29, 2000
Hayley decided that she had to come clean to the police about killing Arlene. Liza, Adam, and Mateo tried to talk her out of it by reminding her that they would all also be implicated in covering up Arlene's death. Erica tried to deny that Bianca was gay, accusing Sarah of having "converted" her to lesbianism. Erica walked out on Bianca and ended up alone in a park where Dimitri found her. Bianca told Laura that Greenlee had pushed Laura off the yacht. Greenlee was subsequently arrested. Leslie's obsession with Tad continued to grow as she pasted her photo over Dixie's in a wedding photograph. Dixie and David spent the day together, but Dixie's guilt got the best of her.
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