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Summaries for the Week of May 17, 2021
Liam and Hope consummated their reunion, but things turned when Liam told Hope the truth about Vinny's death. Kayla put Kate in a medically induced coma and Kristen paid Xander to kill Sami and Lucas. Sasha told Brando that she was pregnant with his child and Sean Donely passed away. Kyle agreed to claim paternity of Harrison to help Tara, but Summer became increasingly uneasy.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

What happened the week of May 17, 2021

Liam and Hope consummated their reunion, but things turned when Liam told Hope the truth about Vinny's death

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Wyatt continued to question Bill about what could be antagonizing him, and Wyatt was deeply affected by Bill's devotion to his sons. Thomas visited Bill at Spencer and was shaken by Bill's lack of empathy and humility for Vinny. Liam planned a romantic evening for Hope, and the couple consummated their reunion. After a visit from Thomas, Liam confessed to Hope the truth about what had happened to Vinny Walker.

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Days of our Lives

What happened the week of May 17, 2021

Kayla put Kate in a medically induced coma and Kristen paid Xander to kill Sami and Lucas

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Jake rushed Kate to the hospital. Kayla placed Kate in a medically induced coma. Jake assured Gabi that he still wanted to be with her. Chanel told Lani that she was bisexual and interested in Allie. Chanel accidentally saw Eli naked. Allie told Nicole that Tripp had kissed her, and Allie and Tripp kissed a second time. Kristen asked Xander to kill Sami and Lucas, but he instead made a deal with Sami. Nicole told Ava about her one-night stand. Lani arrested Kristen. Kristen asked for her freedom in exchange for Chloe's location. Gwen confessed to Jack that Abigail had not pushed her down the stairs. Abigail decided to leave town. Ciara sent divorce papers to Ben, and Claire kissed him. Shawn and Belle staged a fight to coax Jan into confessing to Shawn. Dr. Snyder threatened to tell everyone the truth about Gwen's miscarriage, unless she agreed to be his drug courier. After Dr. Snyder told Jan that Shawn knew she had faked her coma, Jan took Claire hostage.

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General Hospital

What happened the week of May 17, 2021

Sasha told Brando that she was pregnant with his child and Sean Donely passed away

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Anna received the devastating news that Sean Donely had passed away. Sean's friends and family gathered in Ireland to say goodbye. Anna and Felicia repaired their friendship. Mourners worked together to help Annie Donely achieve a special dream. Maxie made plans to keep Chloe distracted while Maxie slipped away to have her baby in Beechers Corners. Bobbie agreed to help Maxie. Brook Lynn was surprised when Monica sided with Valentin about moving in until the baby was born. Finn objected when Chase insisted on checking out of the hospital, but Michael offered a compromise by inviting Chase to move into the mansion. Michael and Willow agreed to keep their relationship secret until Chase was strong enough to be told the truth. Brando confronted Sasha about the pregnancy, and she confirmed that he was the father of her baby. To protect Brando, Sasha told Cyrus that she'd gotten pregnant during a one-night stand when she and Michael had broken up. Carly offered Gladys and Brando a way to neutralize Cyrus as a threat. T.J. was surprised when Shawn announced plans to attend a parole hearing. Jason persuaded Britt to visit a clinic in Canada to get some answers about her hand tremors. Nina found evidence on Elijah's computer that sent her and "Mike" on a trip to Corinth, looking for answers.

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The Young and the Restless

What happened the week of May 17, 2021

Kyle agreed to claim paternity of Harrison to help Tara, but Summer became increasingly uneasy

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Kyle learned Sally had told Tara she could find him at his engagement party. Summer slapped Sally. Nick pressured Phyllis into telling him about Kyle and Tara's affair. Tara told Kyle that Ashland had tricked her into admitting their affair and intended to divorce her. Kyle agreed to claim paternity of Harrison to help Tara keep custody of her son. Summer revealed to Phyllis that Kyle had fathered Harrison. Ashland tracked Tara to the Grand Phoenix, but Phyllis threw him out of the hotel. Ashland threatened Phyllis, Kyle, and Summer. Summer squirmed over Kyle's growing bond with Harrison. Phyllis warned Adam that she'd retaliate if he took advantage of Nick. Victoria cautioned Nick against believing Adam could change for the better. Chloe ordered Adam to stay away from Chelsea. Chelsea balked at providing a statement to Michael. Chelsea blamed Sharon for everything that had gone wrong with her life. Chloe told Kevin how she'd inadvertently helped Chelsea poison Rey and frame Adam. Chelsea briefly thought a hospital orderly was Adam. Chelsea begged for Rey's forgiveness. Billy and Lily agreed to make a move to ensure Cyaxares didn't crush ChanceComm. Lily had reservations about moving into a condo in the same building where Billy had lived with Phyllis. Victor and Adam changed Cyaxares' name to Newman Media. Rey and Sharon reconciled, and he moved back into the cottage. Amanda was taken aback when Imani opined that Sutton was capable of murder. Tessa arranged a romantic evening for Mariah.

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