Old foes coming face to face, (possible) future flames flirting, and flower power have Salem aflutter with shocking twists and turns
It's a Horton homecoming when Dr. Mike Horton returns to Salem, and it quickly becomes a family reunion when he encounters Doug and Julie
The Williamses aren't the only encounter Mike has, as he runs into former thorn in his side Nancy Miller
Nancy's surely stunned to see Mike back in Salem, too, but their reunion isn't exactly full of flowery memories
A walk down Memory Lane leads Leo and Craig to have a candid chat about attempting to lower the temperature between them
Brokenhearted exes Craig and Nancy mull over a surprising proposal, while Jennifer comes to a jarring conclusion
It might be perfect timing for Mike's return, as the Hortons will surely need support when Jennifer shares her future plans
The Horton family attempts to hold it together when Jennifer must say a heartbreaking goodbye to Jack (and Salem)
John, Steve, and Roman remain heartsick over the possibility of saying goodbye to the women they love
Rex is updated with some rattling news, while devilish Kristen has a deal for Marlena that the sick doc might not be able to refuse
The power of a flower seems to hold the key to Marlena, Kate, and Kayla's possible recovery, though obtaining the orchid won't be easy
Shady Sloan stuns powerhouse Paulina with a scandalous secret that could blow her political aspirations out of the water
More so, Sloan's stunning secret could also send someone Paulina loves into scalding water with the authorities
Paulina's left stunned when the corrupt counselor comes up with an even shadier suggestion as how to rectify the situation
Rafe and Jada get an eyeful of Eric and Nicole in a seemingly steamy situation, and Salem's finest certainly don't like what they see
Though Alex believes he's situated in a good place to win Stephanie's heart, a close encounter with Chad may prove he has competition
The widower DiMera and Stephanie get a little closer as they share some intimate stories over cocktails, much to Alex's chagrin
An optimistic Will attempts to repair the Titan-sized bridge burned down by bickering brothers Sonny and Alex
As Allie opens up to Will about what went down with Chanel recently, Jonny receives some Ava-sized advice from his ex-wife
Chanel will surely have to pick her jaw up off the floor when Allie makes a recommendation about their relationship
Li's life (along with others) will likely get even more interesting when his feisty little sister, Wendy, shows up in Salem
In fact, it isn't long before a certain Salemite becomes smitten with Wendy, while E.J. drops a truth bomb on Ava and Johnny
Paulina is taken aback when shady Sloan sets out to extort her, while other Salemites resort to fisticuffs
Abigail's murderer is finally revealed
Orpheus continues to play his twisted games
A secret from Paulina's past threatens to derail her future plans
Alex is clearly smitten with Stephanie, but does she feel anything for him? Or does Stephanie's heart have its sights set on someone else?
As Nancy and Clyde grow closer, Chloe is in a position where she has to decide if she will support their relationship
Eric and Nicole somehow always seem to find themselves circling each other; are they over and done, or is it only a matter of time before they are unable to deny their feelings?
Gwen and Jennifer's relationship takes a surprising turn
How long will Xander and Sarah's marital bliss last? Will Xander's secrets rip them apart, or can Sarah learn to look past them?
Johnny and Ava grow closer... but exactly how close will they get?
Li asks Gabi to marry him, but what will happen if and when she runs into Stefan?
The custody battle for Rachel gets ugly