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Summaries for the Week of August 16, 2021
Quinn and Carter professed love for each other, but Quinn returned to Eric when he called of their divorce. Ciara ended her engagement to Theo and remarried Ben, and Olivia convinced Paulina not to tell Lani the truth. Spencer's girlfriend set fire to Ava's car, the Five Families challenged Jason, and Drew Cain was revealed to be alive. Chloe warned Sally about Adam, and the search for Mariah intensified.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

What happened the week of August 16, 2021

Quinn and Carter professed love for each other, but Quinn returned to Eric when he called of their divorce

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Finn told Paris about the communication he'd had with Sheila but swore Paris to secrecy about it. Finn promised Steffy he wouldn't have anything to do with Sheila and would protect their family. When Quinn went to sign her divorce papers, Eric shocked her by ripping them up and asking her to return home. He had Carter rehang the portrait at the mansion, but on Quinn's first night home, Eric pretended to fall asleep downstairs. Jack warned Sheila to stay away from Finn, but Sheila reminded Jack about how they had gotten it on in the supply closet at Li's hospital in the past. Sheila warned Jack against ordering her around after she'd kept his secrets.

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Days of our Lives

What happened the week of August 16, 2021

Ciara ended her engagement to Theo and remarried Ben, and Olivia convinced Paulina not to tell Lani the truth

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Ciara told Theo that she had her memory back, and she ended their engagement. Xander lied to Jack about Snyder to protect Gwen. Jack kicked Xander out of the house. Olivia convinced Paulina not to tell Lani that Paulina was Laniís mother. E.J. told Chad that Sami had never returned home. "Sami" texted her family that she needed time alone. Rafe comforted Nicole, and Ava was jealous. Johnny arrived in Salem, and E.J. cut him off. Johnny flirted with Chanel. Eli convinced Lani to forgive Paulina. E.J. asked Chad to convince Johnny to join DiMera, but Chad refused. Claire decided to work for Theo in South Africa. Claire and Ciara agreed to be friends again. Tripp told Kayla that he loved Allie. Nicole cautioned E.J. not to hide his emotional pain. Eric sent divorce papers to Nicole. Ben and Ciara remarried.

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General Hospital

What happened the week of August 16, 2021

Spencer's girlfriend set fire to Ava's car, the Five Families challenged Jason, and Drew Cain was revealed to be alive

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Sam was stunned when she received a call from someone she believed was Drew pleading for help. Drew was revealed to be alive and a captive in an unknown location. Carly was furious when she caught Jax trying to record her saying something incriminating, but Jax refused to apologize for wanting to safeguard their daughter from Carly's choices. After a tense meeting with the Five Families, Jason and Carly decided to set a wedding date. Spencer's party took an ominous turn when he was confronted by a masked person who was later revealed to be Nikolas. Nikolas had hoped to give Spencer a taste of his own medicine for stalking Ava. Spencer's secrets remained buried when his girlfriend set fire to Ava's car while Spencer was on Spoon Island. Trina was crushed when Spencer introduced her to Esme Prince. Laura objected to Esme moving in with Spencer. Ava was shaken when Kiki's hospital badge was found near Ava's burned-out car. Britt tried to mend fences by apologizing to Epiphany and buying the nurses a round of drinks at the Savoy. Nina was shocked when Maxie showed up in Nixon Falls. Chase found the evidence of Edward's intention to include Jimmy Lee in his will. Brook Lynn caught Chase walking without assistance.

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The Young and the Restless

What happened the week of August 16, 2021

Chloe warned Sally about Adam, and the search for Mariah intensified

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Ashland decided to let Harrison live with Kyle and Summer in Italy. Jack struggled with having to say goodbye to his grandson. Victoria and Ashland set an October wedding date and planned to have a lavish ceremony at a palazzo in Tuscany. Billy admitted to Lily that he thought Victoria was making a mistake by marrying Ashland. Nick voiced his concerns about Ashland to Victor, who agreed to dig into Ashland's past. Devon disapproved of Chance choosing his work over his family. Abby was irked when she learned Devon had asked Christine to get a message to Chance about Mariah's disappearance. Adam used Rey's interrogation about Mariah as an opportunity to check in on Sharon. Abby requested Victor's help to find Mariah, while Devon hired Denise Tolliver to investigate the situation. Devon became suspicious when Stitch returned to town, even though Nate had already taken the job Stitch had supposedly been offered. Mariah panicked when she realized her kidnapper intended for her to give birth while being held in captivity. Chloe saw Adam and Sally bonding and issued a stern warning to Sally about him. Adam reprimanded Chloe for including Chelsea on company memos. Phyllis threw Sally out of the Grand Phoenix. Gloria made a play for Sally's job at JCV. Nick staged a romantic surprise to show his appreciation for Phyllis.

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