All My Children Daily Recaps: 2001
AMC summaries from 2001
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January 1 to 5, 2001
The Crystal Ball began. David caught up with Dixie, and the two shared a third kiss. Dixie then admitted she loved him, but couldn't act on her feelings because she was married to Tad. Later, Dixie spotted a lipstick smear on Tad's collar. Tad admitted it was Leslie's and that Leslie had been in love with him for a long time, but the feelings weren't mutual. Dixie still had her doubts, and when she heard Leslie was having an affair with a married man, she grew even more suspicious of Tad. Liza and Tad schemed to get Leslie out of the country. Donald Steele harassed Bianca about being a lesbian, and forced Bianca into admitting it. Erica was mortified, but Dimitri was a great help to her. Greenlee nearly froze to death, trying to win back Leo. She pretended she was going to kill herself. Laura admitted she liked Leo.
January 8 to 12, 2001
Dixie broke into Leslie's room, where she found all of Tad's things, his wedding ring, his shirts, his pen, and more. She confronted Tad, who admitted he had slept with Leslie. Before he could explain the circumstances, Dixie stormed out on him. She went to David's and told him that she and Tad were through. They started to make out. Tad went to Leslie's, where he found all of his stuff. He started strangling Leslie and forced Leslie into helping him save his marriage. Leo and Laura kissed. Leo stood up to Greenlee's dad, Roger Smythe. Erica found a new Miss Enchantment in Bianca's enemy, Shannon. Liza and Adam's wedding was cut short when Stuart suspected Arlene was back; later, their wedding cake was smashed. Hayley and Mateo's condo was ransacked, but Arlene's flask was left behind.
January 15 to 19, 2001
Tad learned that Dixie had slept with David, and Dixie admitted she had feelings for David. Tad called the police on Leslie, but when they got there, Leslie cried that she had been assaulted. Erica hired a therapist for Bianca, but Erica didn't like the doctor's techniques. Gillian took a job as a waitress at the Valley Inn. Adam warned Ryan that he'd be booted out of Incredible Dreams if he couldn't turn a profit by the end of March. Ryan and Leo invested a chunk of cash in a real estate deal. As "Arlene" continued to wreak havoc on the Santoses and Chandlers, it was revealed that Hayley was the one behind everything.
January 22 to 26, 2001
Tad and the boys went on a ski trip without Dixie. Palmer and Vanessa witnessed Tad and Leslie, who was in some skimpy lingerie, having a lovers' quarrel. They later told Dixie of the incident, and Dixie mistakenly believed that Tad was still carrying on an affair with Leslie. Everyone involved in Arlene's murder was sent invitations to gather at the yacht. Adam paid his goon some extra cash to kill Arlene. Gillian fainted and was taken to the hospital. A nurse asked Gillian if it was possible she was pregnant. Gillian refused a pregnancy test, but Jake ordered a secret pregnancy test anyway.
January 29 to February 2, 2001
Dixie and David were snowbound at the Sleepy Hollow Inn, where they had sex again. Jake found out and called Tad. Adam's private investigator accidentally shot Vanessa, when he was really supposed to shoot "Arlene." Mateo showed up at the Pit, where he found Hayley masquerading as Arlene. Erica paid Rain $10,000 to leave town and never go near Bianca again. Leslie threatened to expose David if he didn't give her more Libidozone.
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February 5 to 9, 2001
Leslie slipped Tad some Libidozone, but he refused her advances and went to Dixie. He violently tried to make Dixie kiss him, which made her very frightened. Sarah left Ian and arrived in Pine Valley at Erica's house, just as Bianca was mulling an idea to run away. Bianca realized Sarah wasn't eating again, and the two ran away to the turret in Wildwind. Erica followed them. Jake blurted out to Ryan that Gillian was pregnant with his child. Hayley returned to her old self again, and admitted to Derek that she had killed her mother. She and Adam were both jailed. Arlene was revealed to be alive and well on a tropical island.
February 12 to 16, 2001
Junior learned of Tad and Dixie's betrayals. Leslie tried to kill Dixie, after shocking her with a tarantula. Gillian and Ryan headed for the mountains, but were stopped when Gillian fell ill. Leo admitted to Vanessa that he loved Greenlee. Mateo hauled Arlene back from the Caribbean, and all charges against Hayley were dropped. Adam offered to pay off Arlene's debt for stealing Vanessa's necklace, but only if she left Pine Valley for good. Roger told Greenlee that her birth had not been planned and had been a mistake.
February 19 to 23, 2001
Tad rescued JR, a.k.a. Junior. Leslie lured Dixie to the Chandler Enterprises Tower, and later tried to kill her by pushing her off the balcony. David heroically rescued Dixie, but received a stab wound from Leslie. Leslie tried to make an escape, but lost her footing. David reached out to her, but Leslie lost her grip and fell to the ground. Gillian lost her baby, and the chances of her becoming pregnant again were reduced. Jake granted her a divorce. Alex called Wildwind again, but this time her number could be traced. Roger and Erica enjoyed each other's company. Leslie was rushed to the hospital, where, surprisingly, she was still alive.
February 26 to March 2, 2001
Edmund and Dimitri disregarded Alex's request that they not try to find her, and headed to Cabin. There, they burst in on an older man who'd been caring for Alex -- and found not one, but two Alexes! Tad tracked down Leslie's sister, Pam, and learned that Leslie had sent her sister a letter to be opened in the event of her death. Adam returned from Llanview after Skye had rejected him. Mateo and Hayley both expressed fears in private that they might not be the best parents. Leo determined that David hadn't really tried to save Leslie. David broke into Leslie's office and found that Leslie had an affidavit from Gordon, implicating David in the Libidozone debacle.
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March 5 to 9, 2001
Leo turned over the Wave tape of David dumping Libidozone into the punch bowl to David, who accused Leo of trying to blackmail him. Laura told Bianca that Shannon had been taking the rave drug Ecstasy. Dixie informed Tad that she wanted a legal separation. Jake took Greenlee to his parents' house to watch over her after her release from the hospital. Roger moved in on Opal. Alex's twin sister, Anna Devane, was revealed to be alive, and Alex had been caring for her for months.
March 12 to 16, 2001
Greenlee talked Jake into buying her loft so that she could move up a few floors to the penthouse. Bianca told Erica that Shannon was abusing drugs, and Erica promptly dismissed Shannon from her Enchantment duties. Later, Shannon, Mindy, and Heather decided that Bianca had to pay for what she'd done. Adam and Liza were married, but when Adam tried to bribe the guard into letting him switch places with Stuart, he was placed under arrest. Liza was also arrested after slapping the officer. David tried to talk Pam into pulling the plug on Leslie, but Jake convinced her otherwise. Dixie met with an attorney to work on a legal separation from Tad. High on Ecstasy, Laura tried to seduce three college boys and Leo.
March 19 to 23, 2001
David was accused of kidnapping Leslie, but Dixie provided him with an alibi. Leslie was revealed to be alive and well. Dixie found Leslie's hospital ID in Tad's car. Leo hired a loan shark, who turned out to be a drug dealer, to pay back Ryan. Greenlee moved in with Jake temporarily while her penthouse underwent renovations. Shannon thanked Bianca for her intervention and asked Bianca to be her sponsor, while she secretly plotted revenge.
March 26 to 30, 2001
Adam tried to bond with Junior after he cut school. It was revealed that Gordon was Leslie's captor. He kidnapped her to form an alliance against David. Gordon later sought help from Tad and revealed to him that Leslie was in his care. Earlier, Tad and Liza confronted Leo about the missing videotape of David at the yacht party. Leo denied everything, but hid the videotape at the boathouse, where Tad later found it. Dixie and David's work won a prestigious medical award. Greenlee called the cops, and they nabbed Vince just after he tried to rape Laura.
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April 2 to 6, 2001
An audit of the hospital because of Leslie's disappearance prompted Joe to suggest moving Anna out of the hospital. Laura alerted Dimitri to Ryan and Gillian's plan to elope at Town Hall, and he and Alex quickly put together a dream wedding for the couple. Tad convinced Leslie to give him the key to the door and later took her to the hospital. Derek arrested David at an awards dinner; David later asked a judge that he not be granted bail. Dixie finally admitted that David had played her for a fool.
April 9 to April 13, 2001
Ryan and Gillian were married and happily locked away in the turret for their honeymoon. Brooke saw Edmund and Anna headed to Edmund's room, and mistakenly believed that Edmund and Alex were having an affair. David asked that he not be granted bail, but attributed all of his crimes to his love for Dixie. Dixie visited David in jail, where he punched his hand against the wall in frustration. A mysterious figure skulked around Wildwind and stole a photo of Alex. Shannon tried to steal Bianca's journal, but Laura caught her in the act of snooping. Tad commented that he and Dixie should consider getting a divorce. Greenlee caught Roger and Erica having lunch and announced that she was Roger's daughter. Erica overheard Donald Steele and Greenlee discussing how Bianca's homosexuality had been leaked to the media. Leslie sneaked into David's room and laced his I.V. drip with an overdose of medication.
April 16 to 20, 2001
David hovered near the brink of death, but Dixie's love for him willed him back to life. Tad honored Dixie's request to hold off on filing for divorce. Roger threatened to expose Vanessa's scheme to scam Palmer and Greenlee if she didn't pay up. David plotted to find a way to stay in the hospital and out of jail. Laura had a bad Ecstasy trip. Shannon sneaked into Erica's house, stole Bianca's journal, and had a tech friend post it on the Internet. Gillian found Bart dead in the turret. A young drifter at BJ's turned out to be the same person who had been skulking about Wildwind.
April 23 to 27, 2001
Greenlee stunned Leo by asking him to marry her. He reluctantly accepted. Vanessa and Roger both plotted to get their hands on Greenlee's fortune, but Leo told them both that Greenlee's money was off-limits. Roger blackmailed Vanessa with a still-to-be-seen newspaper article. Laura was rushed to the hospital after another bad Ecstasy trip. Jake was determined to prove that David had rigged his heart problems. Opal arranged for Tad and Dixie to bump into each other at the hospital. Bianca got her journal back. Leslie opened canisters of laughing gas and knocked out everyone in the emergency room before escaping.
April 30 to May 4, 2001
Leo talked Greenlee into a secret prenuptial agreement that would block him from accessing her money. Millicent scoffed at Greenlee's insistence that Leo loved her. Roger backed down from his blackmailing of Leo after Leo noted that Roger would get nothing if he exposed him. Brooke learned that the damage done to Laura's heart was irreversible. Erica comforted Brooke and offered any help she might need. Ryan and Gillian agreed to play host to a reality show aboard the Fidelity. Maddie found a "magic man," Gabriel, lurking in the hunting lodge.
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May 7 to 11, 2001
Laura "escaped" from the hospital to attend Leo and Greenlee's engagement party. Leo's ex-wife, Katarina, showed up and told Greenlee he was a con artist. Laura was taken back to the hospital, where Brooke and Erica tried to devise a plan to get David to operate on Laura. Ryan and Gillian hosted a reality television show on the yacht. The participants included Leo, Greenlee, Liza, Adam, Ryan, and Gillian. Gabriel attacked Anna. JR was arrested for fighting with a cop.
May 14 to 18, 2001
Laura eavesdropped on Brooke discussing Laura's fatal condition with the doctors. David successfully performed a heart catheterization on Laura. After JR heard his mother defend David, he stole Adam's car and joined his friends at the boathouse where he got high on "X." He later jumped back into the car with a pregnant Hayley. They crashed, and everyone seemed to be okay, but at the hospital, Hayley started having problems with her unborn baby. Leo begged Greenlee to forgive him.
May 21 to 25, 2001
Laura was released from the hospital, and Leo took her to a school dance. Erica hired Greenlee as an Enchantment employee, but under a contract that would let Erica virtually own Greenlee. Gabriel spoke for the first time. Anna realized that it was possible that she and Gabriel were siblings. Gillian continued to work with Ilene on her documentary without Ryan's permission.
May 28 to June 1, 2001
Laura was prepped for heart surgery, but learned that the donor had been treated for cancer before his death, thus making his heart unusable for transplant. Robin Scorpio dropped by Wildwind to talk to Edmund, but Anna couldn't let her daughter leave without seeing her. Gabriel spoke, and it was revealed that he was Anna and Alex's half-brother. Greenlee was not pleased with her job as a gopher for Erica. Gillian continued to press on with Ilene's plans for a documentary about her life, unaware that Ilene was a fraud.
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June 4 to 8, 2001
Erica heard Greenlee's nasty resignation voicemail, but later accepted Greenlee's plea to be given a second chance and remain on board at Enchantment. Robin told Anna that she was HIV-positive and later left town when Anna feared she was in danger. Gabriel found Bianca sobbing at Wildwind and followed her to the boathouse, where he had a run-in with the high school crowd. JR and friends broke into David's hotel room and stole medicine from his medical bag. Ken overdosed on the drugs, and JR and friends dumped his body outside the emergency room. Laura was moved to the top of the donor list as her condition deteriorated further.
June 11 to 15, 2001
Rosa Santos "returned" to town and grumbled about her mother's strict rules. Adam confronted David about supplying JR with drugs, but Adam soon realized that JR had stolen the drugs from David's locked hotel room. Liza forced Adam to tell Dixie and Tad that JR was using drugs. Laura admitted to Jamie that she was afraid of dying. After a whimsical outing in the park with Leo, Laura checked herself in to the hospital. With her condition worsening, Leo asked Laura to marry him. Ilene shot Gabriel with a tranquilizer and used him as a ploy to get Anna to the turret. Looking for things to take on her honeymoon, Gillian showed up at the turret and unwittingly found herself in serious danger.
June 18 to 22, 2001
Ilene shot Gillian, mistaking her for Anna. Leo proposed to Laura. Ryan found Gillian in the turret and quickly realized that she'd been shot. After being rushed to the hospital, Gillian was put on life support. Ryan was told that Gillian would not recover and that only the machines were keeping her body alive. Laura's heart failed, and it was determined that her only hope for survival was if Ryan consented to donating Gillian's heart.
June 25 to 29, 2001
Ryan made the painful decision to give Gillian's heart to Laura. The heart transplant was a success. Ryan was in denial over Gillian's death and refused to go to the funeral. Laura's family denied knowing whose heart Laura had received, but later Laura figured it out after awakening to Ryan's head on her chest. Greenlee and Jake had sex. Erica met Enchantment's janitor, Chris Stamp, who aggravated Erica immensely. The Chandler and Santos families turned a family picnic into a squabbling match because of JR's drug use. Gabriel became smitten with Rosa. Mourners at Gillian's funeral were shocked by Ryan's presence. Ryan was more shocked when he turned around and actually saw Gillian.
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July 2 to 6, 2001
Gillian met other deceased Pine Valley residents including Jesse, Travis, Jeremy, Cindy, Natalie, and Harold the dog. Natalie granted Gillian a trip back to Ryan, but she needed to complete a task on earth. Gillian would have to figure out the task and complete it. On earth, she discovered no one could hear or see her. She was also stunned to discover that Laura had received her heart. Laura was released from the hospital, and she and Leo moved in to their new condo. Ryan stopped by to see how Laura was coping. She was very grateful to both him and Gillian. JR purchased some more drugs from Sweeney. He accidentally put them in Jamie's backpack. Jamie, Petey, and Dixie almost ate them, but JR admitted they were his before anyone could have them. Tad and Dixie were stunned and angered. Gabriel thought he was defending Bianca's honor, so he slugged Marcus. Marcus got the cops on him, but Gabriel fled and resisted arrest. He went to SOS, where Bianca followed him. The two found themselves in a locked room with a short circuit. The room started to fill with smoke.
July 9 to July 13, 2012
Greenlee suffered from dizziness and went to the hospital to be checked out. Leo tried awkwardly to thank Ryan for donating Gillian's heart to Laura. Marian tried unsuccessfully to bake muffins. A dog attacked Erica during a photo shoot. She later met Enchantment's janitor, Chris Stamp. BBMak performed at SOS. Dixie arranged for Tad to secretly meet her at the Pine Cone Motel.
July 16 to 20, 2001
Erica and Chris continued to clash. Chris placed a bug in Erica's home and later set off a false alarm at Enchantment so that he could snoop around Erica's secret shipment from Asia. Brooke and Laura walked in on Leo and Greenlee together at SOS. Jake posed as Greenlee's love interest at Leo and Laura's wedding reception, and later took her on a romantic camping trip. Liza gave Ryan his old job back at WRCW. Mia made her debut at a poker game. Tad was hauled in for questioning about Sweeney's death, but released. He was later taken back in when his fingerprints were found on the murder weapon.
July 23 to 27, 2001
Marian told Ryan that Mia was the person she wanted him to make vanish. Mia blackmailed Marian for more money, but refused to leave town. Gillian was able to make contact with Opal and asked her to help deliver a message to Ryan. Tad beat up Officer Sweeney, escaped from jail, and went on the run, with a little help from Mateo. Marcus threatened Gabriel after Gabriel figured out that Marcus had beaten Shannon. Gabriel covered for Rosa's mistake at SOS. Adam slept with Kaye Campobello to get her to find David not guilty during his trial.
July 30 to August 3, 2001
Greenlee and Leo nearly made love as they realized that they were still in love, but agreed that they would not be getting back together. Leo and Laura consummated their marriage. Erica's investigation into Chris's past got him fired from his janitorial job, and Myrtle pressured Erica into taking Chris on as her personal assistant. Mateo and Tad were suspicious of Chris and set up to ambush him. Gillian "inhabited" Opal's body, and an at-first reluctant Ryan realized that he was really talking to Gillian. Gabriel and Bianca kissed. Shannon lied for Marcus and said that her dad had beaten her up.
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August 6 to 10, 2001
Liza overheard Adam tell Kaye that their one-time sexual encounter had been just that -- a one-time thing. A devastated Liza got in her car and drove off to clear her mind. Jesse put the kibosh on Gillian's ability to visit with Opal and Ryan. Marcus lied to Rosa about his beach fling with Shannon and later attempted to put the moves on Rosa. Gabriel questioned Rosa about what Marcus had done to her, but it upset Mateo, and he fired Gabriel. JR felt guilty about being the reason that David had been set free. Ryan headed to the turret and accidentally started a fire after he was unable to connect with Gillian. Ryan narrowly escaped the fire and bumped into Liza, who was also on the Wildwind grounds. Sharing a common grief, the two shared a passionate kiss.
August 13 to 17, 2001
Gabriel claimed responsibility for clobbering Marcus. Rosa, meanwhile, admitted to Mateo that Marcus had tried to rape her. JR told Tad and Dixie that David had been blackmailing him and Adam. Tad later sneaked out to confront David. From the street, Leo looked through the window to Jake's apartment and saw him and Greenlee making love. Marian accidentally blundered and told Liza that Mia was really her half-sister. Chris found drugs in a shipment of Enchantment bubble bath from the Orient. Brooke gave Leo a job at Tempo. Jesse hinted to Gillian that Chris and Erica figured into her task. Liza and Ryan had sex and later tried to deal with the awkward aftermath.
August 20 to 24, 2001
Anna helped keep Gabriel and Rosa's whereabouts hidden from the police. Later, the quasi-fugitives ran to Erica's house, where Bianca helped them run to the Pine Cone for further hiding. A man Warren Dunn had hired later found Rosa and Gabriel huddled in bed in their motel room. Edmund and Anna tricked Shannon into revealing that she'd clobbered Marcus, but Warren threatened to destroy her family if she opened her mouth again. A devastated Laura ran away after finding Leo and Greenlee together. Liza demanded Mia take a blood test to prove that they were really half-sisters. Mia asked Marian questions about Larry Colby. Adam caught Liza in bed with Ryan. Liza later collapsed as Adam and Ryan fought.
August 27 to 31, 2001
Laura was rushed back to the hospital after forgetting a dose of her medication. Tad and Dixie went on a second honeymoon, but unknown to them, Officer Sweeney followed them. Sweeney surprised them and aimed a gun at Tad. The two men struggled, and Sweeney dropped dead. After a difficult labor, Hayley eventually had a healthy baby boy. Adam called the best neonatal expert to make sure the baby really was fine. Chris told Erica he was in love with her. Liza issued Adam an ultimatum. Gabriel and Rosa were released after Shannon mustered up the courage to admit that she'd clobbered Marcus.
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September 3 to 7, 2001
After making love to Leo, an emboldened Laura showed up in Greenlee's office and ordered her to steer clear of Leo. Later, Laura overheard Leo and Greenlee talking and assumed that they were making fun of her. The Pine Valley Hospital board decided to give David his job back after David threatened to sue the hospital for $30 million. Arlene showed up secretly and sneaked into Baby Santos' room. She was later forced out of town, but promised that she would return to see "her" baby soon.
September 10 to 14, 2001
Due to news coverage of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, this week of shows was pre-empted for every day but Monday.
September 17 to 21, 2001
David hadn't been harming Joe, as Tad suspected, but rather was saving his life. Leo thought of Greenlee while he and Laura made love. Roger was caught snooping through Erica's office, which prompted Chris to reveal to Erica that he was really an FBI agent. Liza blackmailed Julian into dropping assault charges against Ryan. Anna sneaked around David's hotel room, and the two ended up sharing an unexpected kiss.
September 24 to 28, 2001
In a fit of rage, Laura threw out her heart medicine. She later concocted a bogus excuse to get Jake to issue her an emergency refill. Gillian "possessed" Opal's body in order to arrange for a meeting between Ryan and Chris. The pair didn't recognize each other, but Chris was fixated on a photo of Ryan's mother and father. Mateo received mysterious calls from someone who wanted him to allow the sale of drugs at SOS. Erica's car grazed a young woman, one that Erica insisted had staged the accident. Laura became violent when Greenlee's face was launched on an Enchantment ad campaign.
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October 1 to 5, 2001
Laura was rushed to the hospital after suffering a panic attack. Brooke found a letter from Leo to Laura, which said that he wanted out of their marriage. Leo went to New York and flirted with a dancer. Proteus continued to harass Mateo. Roger was revealed to be working for Proteus. Chris agreed to do a background check on Frankie, as Erica feared Bianca's friendship with the young woman. Gillian and Ryan shared a last dance before Gillian left for Heaven.
October 8 to 12, 2001
Proteus continued to haunt Mateo. When he went to the park to make another drop, a mysterious figure accosted him. Mateo managed to stab the man who planted the money in his back pocket. Simone, his newly hired waitress, helped him to recover, and she revealed that Edmund had hired her to help Mateo investigate the situation. Hayley still feared that her husband was keeping secrets from her. Erica did everything in her power to convince Frankie to leave town, but Bianca remained friendly with the girl. Greenlee found the letter that Leo had left for Laura, but when she confronted him with it, he vowed that it was a mistake. Laura pretended to visit with a psychiatrist and assured her family and friends that the doctor believed her recent strange behavior could be attributed to her medication. Once she was alone, she pieced together bits of Leo's letter. Adam told Mia that the DNA test results were positive, but convinced Liza's sister that if she attempted to seduce Ryan, he would help her get to know her family. Mia was confused, but she did end up sleeping with Ryan later. David was attracted to Anna, although he suspected she might be investigating him on behalf of the WSB.
October 15 to 19, 2001
Ryan and Mia had sex, after which Mia had to hide so that Liza didn't know what Ryan was up to. Mia also poked around Ryan's motel room. Liza decided to pretend that Adam was the father of the baby she was carrying. Erica learned that Frankie was really Vanessa's niece. Vanessa denied knowing Frankie was in town. Proteus had expensive jewelry delivered to Hayley on Mateo's behalf. Laura learned that Greenlee had pretended to be her during a session with Dr. McMillan. Greenlee used Laura's keys to poke around Laura and Leo's house, but Jake caught her and ordered her to leave. Frankie reacted strangely when Bianca wanted to become closer. Anna threatened to expose Chris's cover. Anna found that David possessed a statue she had stolen years before. Leslie Coulson phoned Tad and was infuriated to learn that he and Dixie were back together. Leo asked Jack to have Greenlee arrested.
October 22 to 26, 2001
Adam and Liza learned that Mia and Ryan had been sleeping together. Laura planted evidence around her condo to indicate that Greenlee had broken in. Leo and Brooke involved the police in an attempt to keep Greenlee away from Laura. After Laura lured her to the condo, Greenlee was arrested for trespassing. In court, however, Leo dropped the charges against his ex-fiancée. Jake reviewed Laura's chart and pieced together her deceptive behavior. He warned her to stop her dangerous actions. Proteus contacted Mateo again, but this time Mateo issued orders for a meeting. Roger met Mateo in the alley behind SOS, where Mateo pulled a gun on Mr. Smythe. Greenlee's father assured Mateo that he was not Proteus and urged him to go home. Once home, Mateo found Hayley unconscious. Roger contacted Chris Stamp, and was told that he would be back in Enchantment soon. Anna continued to follow David, but the doctor had someone of his own keeping an eye on Anna.
October 29 to November 2, 2001
Greenlee and Jake believed that Leo was beginning to recognize Laura's deception. Laura, however, continued her nefarious scheming. David and Anna argued about Anna's detective work. Anna was in a mysterious car accident. Mia told Ryan about Adam's file on him. Once Liza learned of Adam's deceit, she left her husband. Ryan was heartbroken to discover that his father was a drug dealer. Erica confronted Chris about working with Roger. Chris revealed that he had murdered Ryan's father years before. Bianca saw a lawyer about emancipating herself from Erica. Dixie covered for Liza when Adam found them at Seaview Hospital.
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November 5 to 9, 2001
Anna woke up in the hospital and refused to let David treat her. Later, she escaped from her room and confronted David at his cabin in the woods. The two argued about whether or not David was really Proteus. Mateo adopted a callous attitude concerning his wife, Simone, and the drug ring. He offered Roger substantially more money than Proteus wanted for the trafficking. Roger called David. Laura trapped Greenlee again, this time luring her to SOS. Brooke contacted the police, and Greenlee was arrested. When she telephoned Jake, he politely dumped her. Roger bailed his daughter out of jail. Erica pretended to be nice to Frankie, all the while secretly plotting with Chris to send Vanessa's niece far from Pine Valley. Frankie called someone and assured the person that the plan was well in motion. Liza left Adam after discovering that he had been prying into Ryan's past. Hayley and Stuart were unsure if they wanted to help Liza in her plan to get back at Adam. Ryan was confused after Chris told him that his father was dead. Leslie returned to town, clobbered Tad, and put Tad on a boat at the boathouse.
November 12 to 16, 2001
Roger had what appears to be a heart attack at Enchantment. He urged his daughter to find David. Leo could not go through with the wedding and did not say his vows. Laura trapped Greenlee outside the ceremony, which angered Leo when he discovered that Roger might be dying. When David, Anna, Greenlee, and Leo arrived at Enchantment, Roger was missing. The results of a paternity test revealed that Ryan was the father of Liza's baby. Ryan lashed out at Adam, but Hayley managed to quiet him. Adam convinced Liza to go home with him. Edmund, Mateo, and Simone disagreed about how to best handle Proteus. Erica accused Frankie of being a drug user. Frankie cradled a gun.
November 19 to 23, 2001
Mateo struck a deal to help out Proteus in return for his family's safety. Laura collapsed at Jake's loft but was able to make an emergency call to Brooke, asking for help. Brooke and Edmund both wanted to make love. At the hospital, Brooke blamed Leo for Laura's condition and wished that Leo had never gotten involved with Laura. Leo cut Brooke a check for some of the money that she'd given him to romance Laura. Frankie was moved to tears by Bianca's declaration of love for her. Erica offered Frankie help in getting drug counseling. David took over caring for Roger, who turned up in the hospital. A large Thanksgiving gathering was held in the courtyard outside of Mateo and Hayley's condo.
November 26 to 30, 2001
Dixie told her son that she and Tad were separating again. After claiming to be in love with Bianca, Frankie approached JR romantically. Bianca caught the two in bed together and fled. Later, Chris found a distraught Erica standing over Frankie's dead body with a gun in her hand. Leo found Bianca unconscious in the woods. Jackson would not permit Erica to visit with Bianca because they both could be witnesses to Frankie's murder. Erica suspiciously confessed to Chris that she had killed Frankie. Mateo finally confided in Hayley about Proteus. She promised to help her husband. Adam and Liza continued to have difficulty with their relationship. Opal confronted Vanessa about her lack of sincerity regarding her niece. After Laura assured her husband that she was fine with his decision, Leo proposed to Greenlee. At the hospital, Laura overheard Greenlee telling Jake that she still had feelings for him.
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December 3 to 7, 2001
Erica was arrested for Frankie's murder. Because she did not remember anything after seeing Frankie in bed with JR, Bianca believed her mother was guilty. Erica then recalled walking in on a dead Frankie and thinking that Bianca had been responsible for the girl's death. David stole a vial of Dixie's blood, which angered Dixie. Vanessa lashed out at Dixie when she overheard Dixie confronting David. JR did not enjoy his first therapy session and yelled at his parents. Mateo and Hayley pretended to be splitting up in an effort to trick Proteus. Adam and Hayley walked in on Mateo with a half-dressed Simone. Anna spied David giving money to Roger. Mia revealed to Liza that she had once given a child up for adoption. Liza secretly plotted to gain full custody of Colby. Hank introduced himself to Opal and later rescued her when Palmer confronted her.
December 10 to 14, 2001
Erica revealed to Opal that she was playing right into Jack's hands in order to protect Bianca. Bianca, meanwhile, trashed her mother's office because she believed that Erica had killed Frankie. Laura moved into a loft several floors below Jake. Laura, Greenlee, Jake, and Leo were trapped in an elevator together. Both Jake and Leo professed their love for Greenlee, causing her to have to decide which man she truly wanted. Erica gave Greenlee her job back at Enchantment. After spying on David, Anna told Chris that David was not Proteus. Later, however, she changed her mind when she saw Roger begging David for forgiveness and promising not to mess up again. Ryan and Mia spied Mateo and Simone kissing at a bar. Mateo pretended not to care about Hayley and cautioned Ryan to stay out of Hayley's business. Opal enjoyed the company of her new boyfriend, unaware that Erica had hired him to flatter her.
December 17 to 21, 2001
Chris brazenly admitted to Ryan that he'd killed his father -- and that he would do it again if given the chance. Later, Chris tearfully confessed to Erica that he had set up Patrick Curry because Patrick had killed Linda, Chris's fiancée. Someone tampered with the brakes on Dixie's car, but Dixie managed to glide the car to safety along a guardrail. Hayley dug up dirt on Proteus, and Mateo wondered if Proteus might be a woman. Stuart found a mysterious package at the tree lot. Bianca opened Frankie's gift and later allowed Erica to read Frankie's letter. Mia asked Jake out on a date after he helped her when a Christmas tree fell on her. Greenlee and Leo continued their dance, each believing that the other was madly in love with them. A mysterious shadow stole the book of poems Frankie had given to Bianca, then broke into David's office and set one of the pages ablaze.
December 24 to 28, 2001
Jesse left Pine Valley on Christmas Eve after completing his mission -- a mission to get Tad back to being the man that Dixie had fallen in love with. Stuart's mystery box made the rounds, and his family and friends wished for what they wanted for other people. Adam wished that JR would forgive Tad. Leo and Greenlee reunited, and Greenlee made him re-propose to her. Chris and Erica celebrated the Crystal Ball at Erica's house. Erica made a call to someone, telling them they had to return to Pine Valley. David caught Vanessa and her chauffeur having an affair in his hotel room. Mateo and Hayley went undercover at the ball. An anonymous donor put a Proteus sculpture up for silent auction. David clobbered Roger when he threatened to tell one of his secrets.
December 31, 2001 to January 4, 2002
Erica's trial began. When Chris insisted on questioning Bianca, Erica fired him and declared that she would represent herself. After the Crystal Ball, Brooke and Edmund professed their love for one another. Jake and Mia hit it off, which did not escape Greenlee's notice. A call from Proteus interrupted Hayley and Mateo's private moment. Vanessa was revealed to be Proteus. David injected himself with a test drug, which prompted him to confess to Anna that he was testing medication that could cure the heart disease that Dixie's mother had died from. Liza's lawyer presented Adam with divorce papers, which surprised both Chandlers. A mysterious woman stalked Bianca and Leo while they were at Wildwind.
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