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Monday, September 5, 2005

A reluctant Chloe arrived at her bridal shower at Alice's, and Belle greeted her with open arms. Chloe was worried her scars were worse, but Belle told her that it would not matter because Brady would still think she was beautiful and marry her no matter what.

At a nearby table, Sami was unhappy that she had to share her bridal shower with Chloe. Grandma Caroline told her it was a miracle that Chloe was not dead, but Sami disputed that by saying that Roman, Jack, and the rest of them not being dead was a miracle but Chloe's death was her own faking. Caroline asked her what was really wrong and Sami admitted she was nervous that another wedding would go south. A smiling Caroline toasted Sami and Lucas and told her things would work this time because their relationship was built on love, give and take, truth, and honesty. Kate stopped by to remind Sami that she was a disaster before sauntering off, and Caroline held Sami back by reminding her that Kate had her own problems.

A sullen Chelsea stood in the corner with Abby at the party, complaining that her new mother was after Patrick. Additionally, Chelsea felt that her grandmother Kate was even worse since she refused to give her a job. Abby reminded her that they were her biological parents whether she wanted them to be or not. Later Kate stopped by and asked Chelsea if they could meet later. Barely showing her distaste, Chelsea reminded Kate that they had already met when she asked for a job and Kate turned her down. Kate immediately apologized for being rude and said that had she known she was Billie's daughter, things would have been quite different that day. Glaring, Chelsea looked at Billie when she came over and asked, "How do you lose your daughter?" Uneasy, Billie told her that it was personal and she would prefer to fill Chelsea in later in private. Still, Billie did manage to explain the DiMeras were involved and that she and Bo believed Chelsea was stillborn. When Chelsea mentioned that she called her dead mother mom and did not know what to call Billie, Billie suggested she just call her Billie. Chelsea agreed and asked for more time before walking over to the corner with Abby. Once out of earshot, Chelsea admitted to Abby that this was the best thing to happen to her because now she could get money out of her new family.

While Shawn was tending bar at the party, Kate went over to remind him, "Belle is married to my son. Don't forget that." After Kate stalked off, Bonnie came over to comfort Shawn by telling him that "trash is trash" about Kate, and then sent him over to the bachelor party. He left and Bonnie made a phone call to some strippers. When Shawn later returned, he saw Belle having a good time, and smiling, Shawn told Mimi that he could not work at the job anymore.

A little later, the strippers arrived, and one of them was Bart dressed in disguise with a Zorro mask and a cowboy hat. Both stripped and danced, but while the one entertained, Bart snuck off to Sami's table where she rebuffed him. Insulted, Bart lifted his mask and told Sami he had a message for her from Tony. Sami was not interested but Bart dragged her off while a disgusted Kate watched. Out on the terrace, Bart told Sami that she had better hope Tony escaped his transfer. In return, Bart promised to return her Stan disguise so she could destroy it and the DNA which was all over it.

At their home, Bo told Hope that Chelsea believed she was Bo and Billie's daughter, but she still hated them. Hope told Bo to be careful of Billie, but Bo told Hope to give Billie a break. Hope apologized but said she could not forget the gas incident. Bo said that Hope did not need to trust Billie but just trust him. Hope worried that Bo was blind to his daughter's faults and warned him that Chelsea was smart and manipulative, and that Jennifer agreed with her assessment. Bo disagreed and insisted she was having a hard time adjusting to everything that was going on and that she was acting out. When Hope was still suspicious, Bo told her he felt that she just did not like that fact that she was Billie and his daughter. Hope disagreed and said his guilt let him overlook Chelsea's issues. Hugging his wife, Bo said they just needed to all pull together because they now had another child to share their lives with.

At the bachelor party at Alice's, Phil congratulated Brady on his wedding. Later, Victor found Philip and told him how proud he was of him. Then Bo joined the party and told Philip and Victor that he had found Georgia. Then there was more good news when Philip received a phone call from the waiting list to tell him they found him a better prosthetic leg for him.

On the other side of the room, Roman continued to berate John for letting Marlena go up to the cabin with Alex. John admitted it may have been a mistake but that he trusted Lexie's judgment. Roman could not shake the feeling that something was wrong, and John argued that Roman was just upset that it was not Roman's decision to make. Angry, he told Roman that after he took advantage of Marlena and getting her pregnant, if anything went wrong, he would hold Roman responsible. After Roman left, John got a phone call with news about Alex.

Up at the cabin, Marlena told Alex that she trusted him implicitly and that it was a relief to be away from the torture and stress of her family. She further said that Alex reassured her because he gave her the freedom to be okay with not remembering her life. Alex reminded her that John kept calling and Marlena said that she had listened to his messages. She then explained that she felt bad that she did not want to go to her children's weddings, but Alex told her that it was not her fault and that it could not be helped. Alex then proceeded to put Marlena on a table and use hot rock therapy on her back to relax her. Once relaxed and dressed again, he put something in her herbal tea and gave it to her to drink. After sipping her tea and allowing him to use hypnotherapy on her, Alex asked her to remember her life from long ago, which she had forgotten and no one knew about. He told her to remember the man she loved back then, and Marlena's mind was flooded with memories of making love to Alex. She whispered, "It's you," and the two began to kiss for real. Suddenly, a stunned John came through the cabin door and saw Marlena sitting on the couch, passionately kissing Alex.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2005

John confronts Marlena and Alex regarding their kiss. Alex gives John a bunch of psycho-babble. John relays information to Marlena that Alex's techniques are potentially dangerous. Despite his belief that Marlena needs to leave Alex and come home to her family, Marlena digs her heals in and says that she's not going anywhere.

Chloe and Sami's bridal shower, as well as Brady and Lucas's bachelor party, are in full swing. Victor congratulates Brady and is even supportive of Lucas's choice, giving them both some money.

During this, Chelsea makes friends with Kate to get a job. Chelsea gloats to Abby that she's cashing in on her new family, and that Hope and Bo's marriage is doomed. Chelsea gives Bo a hug, and Billie and Hope don't know what to make of this new behavior.

Roman tells Bo that the fake plans that Tony's minions got from the computer will pay off when they capture some of his gang. Roman runs into Kate and lays into her about Sami. Kate ends up crying in Victor's arms.

Bart disguised as a stripper, stalks Sami.

Brady takes Chloe home and we see how happy the two lovers are. Chloe is still unnerved by her bandaged face.

Philip is off to get his new leg while Shawn and Mimi bond. Belle witnesses this and can't help but be jealous. Philip leaves and Belle is hit with a wave of pain.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2005

To Chloe's shock, Brady is sleeping on the porch. He admits he was keeping watch; she admits she would've run away. Brady vows he's marrying her for love, not pity. They kiss. He goes inside to take a call. Nancy is late because Joy was too excited to sleep. The women correct a blindfolded Brady about when he shouldn't see his bride. Chloe's ready to marry her man.

Sami starts to give Lucas the striptease she promised. Will and his friend Arthur interrupt to retrieve DVDs. Lucas teases Sami because Arthur thinks she's hot. Sami screams when she sees Bart on the balcony. He would rather be dirty dancing with Bonnie, but must discover Sami's demands. She wants all the proof that she was Stan. Bart insists she won't be free until Tony is. Sami shoves him away, goes inside, and gets cozy kissing Lucas.

John manipulates Marlena into going to Sami's wedding. Alex states he could irreparably damage his wife. Marlena resents John's behavior. She cries and explains she'll return to Salem only for her children, and only with Alex. John sees he's beaten.

Shawn supports Belle, who's doubled over in pain. He calls Lexie. Mimi can't head off Philip, and he isn't answering his mobile. Lexie says the fetal heartbeat is strong, but she wants to examine Belle's cervix for dilation. Shawn and Mimi retreat to the hall. He's glad they were there for Belle. After asking Mimi what might be wrong, he apologizes for mentioning her pregnancy. Lexie says it's rare for sex to cause premature labor. Stress is probably causing Belle's cramps. Belle remembers yelling at Shawn for almost sleeping with Mimi. While Shawn walks Lexie to her car, Mimi confronts the mother. Belle was worried about losing Shawn, not the baby. Mimi is protecting her friend. Shawn offers help; Belle asks for pillows. Mimi warns Belle not to drag Shawn into her drama.

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Thursday, September 8, 2005

Marlena has returned home but insists that Alex stay with her. John enlists Kate's help to figure out what Alex North's hidden agenda could be. Kate comes to agree Alex seems to be pushing her to be with Roman or John, because Marlena may choose neither. Roman arrives and announces that he and Kate are getting divorced. Marlena thinks maybe she and John should also split, too since she was pregnant with Roman's baby; their marriage couldn't have been OK. John won't hear of it and even Alex suggests that now isn't the time to make major life decisions. As they head off for Brady's wedding, Marlena insists on driving with Alex. John drives with Kate.

Brady gets ready for his big day. Though not allowed to see the bride, he sends her flowers and gifts. Chloe is deeply touched but has a nightmare that her face is permanently and hideously scarred. If that happens, will Chloe be able to go through with her wedding to Brady?

Belle dreams of kissing Shawn, and downstairs on the sofa, Shawn has the same dream. Mimi comes in, upset that Shawn slept over at Belle's. Shawn tells Mimi he was just worried about Belle after the cramps she had last night. Belle assures them she's fine. Privately, Mimi warns Belle that she has to let Shawn go! When the gang goes to see Chloe and Nancy, Brady calls Belle. John wants to sit with Marlena at the wedding, so Brady's going to ask Shawn to fill in as best man. Is that okay with Belle, since she'll be opposite Shawn as the matron of honor? Belle insists she just wants Brady and Chloe to have a happy wedding and it is fine. Brady asks Shawn and he accepts. Mimi is still wary about Belle's intentions toward Shawn.

Sami, Lucas and Will prepare for Brady and Chloe's wedding. Sami is excited that her wedding will soon follow. Bart calls to make sure the Intel Sami gave them will insure Tony's escape. Sami gets Lucas and Will out of there and tells Bart that she's done her part. Once again, she demands all the evidence that she was Stan. Bart agrees to Sami's request, but only after Tony is free. Sami thinks her life is going to be perfect.

Roman, Abe and Tek prepare to trick Tony and foil the escape attempt. Bart listens in, but they are wise to the bug he planted.

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Friday, September 9, 2005

It's Brady and Chloe's wedding day! Nervous Chloe worries if her scars have healed in time. Dr. Travis comes to examine her and nervous Nancy tells Chloe to get dressed. Stoic Chloe says she's made a decision. Nancy confides in Craig that Chloe won't tell her what the doctor said and she is afraid Chloe has cold feet.

Nicole is lurking at the church, desperate to stop the wedding. Sami refuses to help her confident that all the Stan evidence will soon be destroyed. Victor catches Nicole with Kate and throws Nicole out of the church. Outside, Nicole prays Chloe's scars have not healed and she'll call off the nuptials. Tension rises as the service starts. Veiled Chloe marches down the aisle, Craig gives her away and there is a huge moment as Brady lifts her veil

Bart shows up at Tony's cell disguised as a guard. It is time to break Tony out of jail! Roman, Abe and Tek try to stay one stop ahead of the Count but Tony doesn't want to make it easy for them. Tony and Bart escape through the sewer. Roman and the cops show up while Tony and his minions make a desperate attempt to escape. There is a shoot-out, Roman captures Tony, but Bart escapes. Smug Tony tells Roman he may have defeated his archenemy but he also just destroyed the life of someone Roman loves dearly. Sami is at the wedding thinking Tony must have escaped by now. She can look forward to a perfect future with Lucas.

Chelsea tries to assimilate into the Brady, Reed, and Kiriakis families. She loves the perks of being Bo and Billie's daughter, but she's not making it easy for them. Patrick and Billie stay close and hope Chelsea gets the message that he is off-limits to her. Bo is angry that Lockhart is there with Billie, and so is Chelsea. Hope tries to mediate and say that it is okay for Bo to be protective of Chelsea but it's not okay for him to be jealous of Billie and Patrick.

John, Marlena and Alex are an awkward threesome. Marlena doesn't remember Sami, Will, or Belle. John tries to get Alex to drop Marlena's case, but Dr. North says that decision is up to the patient. John hopes the wedding will stir Marlena's memory.

Belle and Shawn are ready for their jobs as matron of honor and best man. Even though they say there's no problem, they fantasize about marrying each other at the altar. Mimi, displeased, does her best to remind Belle that she's married. Caroline also offers advice to Belle to remember her vows.

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