Days of our Lives Recaps: The week of March 17, 2003 on DAYS

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Monday, March 17, 2003

Jack, Jennifer, and Abby share a happy breakfast together. As Jack tries to fix the toaster, he gets a call from the paper about a press conference being held by Carson Palmer. He goes to cover the conference and is extremely suspicious of Palmer's spin on the recent arrest and conviction statistics. When Jack asks some questions about gang activity, Palmer evades and abruptly ends the conference. Meanwhile, Jennifer gets a call from her father and she tells him that she and Jack are going to re-marry. As she listens to her father, she manages to repair the toaster. Jack returns and tells Jennifer he's convinced something is going on with Carson Palmer and he's determined to figure out what it is...

Bo is furious when he sees a gang member he arrested is out on lack of evidence and already being hauled back into the station. Roman speculates that there may be someone behind all these "technicalities" that are increasing the gang activity in Salem and Bo vows to bring him down. Meanwhile, Brady is pacing nervously while Chloe has another chemo treatment and Nicole is unhappy because Victor has dragged her along to a hospital board meeting. Bo shows up to check on the victim of a drive-by shooting and runs into Victor; he asks Victor if he might be behind the gang activity, but Victor genuinely denies. Brady sees Nicole spill coffee on herself and helps her clean it off, unaware that he is dabbing at her chest. He senses her unhappiness, but she covers and says she's very happy. Victor comes to collect Nicole and Brady watches them go, wondering if they truly are happy. Bo sees the victim, then returns to the station and has a heated confrontation with Carson Palmer...

Tuesday, March 18, 2003

by Joan

Feeling left out of St. Patrick's celebrations, Cassie was in the dorm going through Belle's personal things when Marlena stopped in. Convincing her not to be alone, Marlena brought Cassie to the Brady Pub. At home, Belle confided to John about the girl's voice answering Shawn's phone, as John assured her she was still loved.

During the St. Patrick's Day party at the Brady Pub, Rex impressed Mimi by speaking Gaelic, while Mimi impressed him with her Irish dancing. But Rex gave Mimi a hard time - fearful of making himself too vulnerable. Disappointed that Shawn wasn't there, Cassie joined the dancing and caught the eye of several young men. But her enjoyment at being the center of attention ended when Belle came in. In competition, she snagged one of the men who were obviously interested in Belle.

At the Salem PD, Bo was furious that a gang-banger was released, feeling his work was in vain. Patching up an old friendship, Hope agreed to go to Lexie's upcoming Lamaze class in place of Abe.

Craig & Nancy were concerned leaving Chloe in the hospital. Side effects of her treatment were taking a toll on Chloe, causing her to become so despondent even Brady couldn't cheer her up. Brady asked an understanding John how he dealt with Isabella's illness. Encouraging Brady to be strong, John advised him that the key to love is knowing when to push and when to back off. So, Brady watched from outside Chloe's room as the sight of Baby Joy brought a rare smile to her ailing sister's face.

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Marlena returns home from the pub with Tony right behind her; he wants to talk about Cassie and Rex and suggests they do it over dinner at the Blue Note. She can see that he is a regular here as mobster-type men continue to interrupt them. Bart approaches them with news that he's tracked down Rolf and Marlena insists on going with Tony to question him about the conception of the twins...

Brandon and Sami are enjoying living together as Brandon makes dinner and Sami balances her checkbook, but things turn sour when Brandon rejects Sami's suggestion to open a joint bank account. He accuses her of trying to push him toward the altar, but the fight is interrupted when Fayearrives. Not soon after, Brandon is paged to the hospital, but Sami suggests Fayestay and visit. She attempts to befriend Fayeto get closer to Brandon, but it backfires as she insults Nicole and pries about Fayeand Abe's affair. Fayestorms out of there, leaving Sami worried...

Abe and Lexie arrive at the hospital for their Lamaze class. They cross with Brandon and he is surprisingly civil to Abe while Lexie is there, but when she steps away, he lets his true feelings surface. Abe and Lexie go off to their class, but Abe is called out of the class by an emergency phone call. Brandon sees Abe on the phone and rushes to be with Lexie. She spots him and shoots him a lethal look, but he ignores her and goes to another expectant mother, who is alone and gratefully accepts his help. Abe returns, unhappy to see Brandon there; they both try to ignore him. The woman compliments Brandon, telling him he'll make a great father someday as he locks eyes with Lexie...

Belle meets up with Shawn in the locker room and blasts him for being unfaithful. He's taken aback and clueless, but Belle spits out that another girl answered his cell phone. Just then, the baseball team's equipment manager comes through and thanks Shawn for lending her his phone. Belle apologizes and admits that she was jealous; Shawn thinks they need to start trusting each other again and they start to get hot and heavy when the coach comes in to lock up. He tries to interrupt, but they are oblivious...

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Due to extended coverage of the war in Iraq, today's episode was not shown. There will be no lost episodes -- today's installment will be shown. However, it is currently not known how each of the networks will handle coverage of the military action. Stay tuned to Soap Opera Central for complete updates on when your favorite soaps will be shown.

Friday, March 21, 2003

Due to continuing news coverage of the war in Iraq, today's episode did not air. According to a network spokesperson, no episodes will be lost; as soon as war coverage concludes, the schedule will pick up exactly where it left off.

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