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Summaries for the Week of August 23, 2021
Eric revealed he had erectile dysfunction, and Steffy exploded when she returned home and found Sheila holding Hayes. Bonnie's ex-sister-in-law blackmailed her, Tripp told Allie he loved her, and Abe and Paulina got back together. Peter turned up in Nixon Falls, Drew enlisted the help of another prisoner, and Willow and Chase decided to end their marriage. Stitch confessed to kidnapping Mariah, led Abby to Mariah, and disappeared as Mariah gave birth to a baby boy.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

What happened the week of August 23, 2021

Eric revealed he had erectile dysfunction, and Steffy exploded when she returned home and found Sheila holding Hayes

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Eric confided in Quinn that he had pushed her away due to erectile dysfunction. Brooke and Ridge tried to reason with Eric about taking Quinn back, but Eric and Quinn defended each other and their marriage. Quinn vowed to help Eric and love him through the problem. Jack agreed to convince Finn to let Sheila see Hayes in order to keep the secret that Jack was Finn's father. Together, Sheila and Jack convinced Finn. Steffy went ballistic when she walked in on Sheila holding Hayes.

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Days of our Lives

What happened the week of August 23, 2021

Bonnie's ex-sister-in-law blackmailed her, Tripp told Allie he loved her, and Abe and Paulina got back together

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E.J. offered to represent Xander in exchange for Sami's money and a job. Ben and Ciara planned a honeymoon. Johnny and Chanel almost had sex. Tripp told Allie that he loved her, but Allie could not say it. Allie worried about her feelings for Chanel. Abe and Paulina got back together. Xander and Gwen had sex. Roman dressed down Nicole for how she had hurt Eric. Ava fought with Rafe about Nicole. Nicole told Rafe they should avoid each other. Kate warned Philip that Gabi and Jake would stab him in the back, but Philip hired Jake, anyway. Chloe resisted Brady's request to join him on an overnight business trip. Steve told Ava that he would give her the benefit of the doubt that she had changed. Steve agreed to be Justin's best man. Bonnie's ex-sister-in-law blackmailed her. Allie realized that Johnny was Chanel's new man. E.J. stopped Tony from investing in Johnny's movie.

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General Hospital

What happened the week of August 23, 2021

Peter turned up in Nixon Falls, Drew enlisted the help of another prisoner, and Willow and Chase decided to end their marriage

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Jason and Carly nearly shared a kiss when they reminisced about their early days. Maxie stopped by Nixon Falls to visit Nina, but she was unaware that Peter was close behind. Peter was stunned when he ran into "Mike." Peter used Nina's secret to his advantage by threatening to expose Sonny's whereabouts unless Nina helped Peter find Louise. "Mike" confided to Phyllis that he suspected "Peter Sinclair" knew him. Nina called Liesl for help dealing with Peter. Maxie told Jax that Nina had found someone new. Willow admitted the truth to Chase about her feelings for Michael, and Chase revealed that he could walk. Willow returned her wedding ring and asked for an annulment. Chase took the high road by giving Michael the proof that Austin needed to secure a portion of Edward's legacy. Austin was surprised when Michael opted to give Austin the incriminating document. Drew enlisted the help of a fellow prisoner -- the real nurse Chloe. Spencer took Esme to visit Alexis. Esme slipped away to visit with Ryan. Harmony warned Alexis that Esme was trouble. Nikolas was saddened when Ava made plans to go to Europe until her stalker was found. Britt and Terry found some common ground at work when Liz tried to get approval for time off from Terry after Britt denied it.

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The Young and the Restless

What happened the week of August 23, 2021

Stitch confessed to kidnapping Mariah, led Abby to Mariah, and disappeared as Mariah gave birth to a baby boy

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Victor launched separate investigations into Mariah's disappearance and Ashland's past. Stitch claimed that he'd seen an older man buying a bunch of Mariah's favorite protein bars at a convenience store. Kevin traced Mariah's cell phone to Stitch's hotel room. Rey and Devon discovered that Stitch had lied not only about the older man but also about living in Iowa. Mariah began to experience contractions while in captivity. Taking Devon's suspicions to heart, Abby gently pressed Stitch into confessing that he'd kidnapped Mariah. Stitch disappeared after leading Abby to Mariah, who was in labor. Abby and Devon supported Mariah as she gave birth to a baby boy. Lily was disturbed by Billy's plans to dig into Ashland's past to find a reason Victoria shouldn't marry him. Billy learned that Ashland had been linked to a wealthy older woman before he'd married Tara. Victoria was taken aback when Ashland showed her his plans for Newman-Locke's headquarters, including twin skyscrapers. Ashland found out that someone was investigating him and told Victoria about a female mentor who he'd purchased his first television stations from. Adam encouraged Sally to focus on achieving her own success rather than seeking revenge on Phyllis. Sally overheard Victoria describing her dream wedding gown and plotted to be the one to design it. Moses offered to plan a special date for Faith. Nate stepped down from Ask MD Now and recommended that Lily hire Elena as his replacement. Lauren agreed to make Gloria temporary president of JCV.

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