The Young and the Restless Recaps: The week of May 4, 2020 on Y&R
A special week of episodes devoted to telling Victor and Nikki Newman's love story. The episodes included Nikki's first visit to the Newman ranch in 1981, Nikki taking center stage at the Colonnade Room in 1990, and Victor and Nikki's 2002 wedding ceremony.
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A special week of episodes devoted to telling Victor and Nikki Newman's love story, including their first meeting and their 2002 wedding.
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ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki visits Newman ranch for the first time (1981) ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki visits Newman ranch for the first time (1981)
Monday, May 4, 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Young and the Restless began broadcasting special throwback episodes until it was safe for the cast and crew to return to work. As a treat to viewers, CBS aired special theme weeks devoted to iconic characters. This week features memorable episodes revolving around Victor and Nikki Newman's love story.

This episode originally aired October 30, 1981. In the episode, Nikki visited Newman ranch for the first time as Victor tested their chemistry with help from Colonel Douglas Austin. You can read the full recap of that episode here or in our Daily Recaps Archive, which has comprehensive Daily Recaps for The Young and the Restless dating back to the show's first episode in 1973.

ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki dreams of reuniting with Victor after Ashley is out of the picture (1987) ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki dreams of reuniting with Victor after Ashley is out of the picture (1987)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Young and the Restless began broadcasting special throwback episodes until it was safe for the cast and crew to return to work. As a treat to viewers, CBS aired special theme weeks devoted to iconic characters. This week featured memorable episodes revolving around Victor and Nikki Newman's love story.

This episode originally aired August 17, 1987. In the episode, Nikki dreamed of reuniting with Victor after Ashley was out of the picture, and Phillip made plans for a future with Cricket.

Nikki awakened from her dream, and she wondered if things could really be like that. The door opened, and Victor entered. Nikki realized that she'd fallen asleep, and she wondered where Victor had been. He revealed that he'd been with Matt, who he'd sent out of town for a few days to deal with some problems in Brazil. Nikki was surprised, citing everything going on at home. Victor knowingly recognized that it would be of concern to her.

You can read the full recap of that episode here or in our Daily Recaps Archive, which has comprehensive Daily Recaps for The Young and the Restless dating back to the show's first episode in 1973.

ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki takes center stage at the Colonnade Room (1990) ENCORE PRESENTATION: Nikki takes center stage at the Colonnade Room (1990)
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Young and the Restless began broadcasting special throwback episodes until it was safe for the cast and crew to return to work. As a treat to viewers, CBS aired special theme weeks devoted to iconic characters. This week featured memorable episodes revolving around Victor and Nikki Newman's love story.

This episode originally aired June 1, 1990. In the episode, Nikki took center stage at the Colonnade Room and stripped. Also, Drucilla was arrested for shoplifting.

At that moment, a waiter was passing by, and Nikki stopped him. She whispered that she wanted him to ask the orchestra to play something specific. Jack insisted they go home because he was tired, but Nikki claimed she wasn't tired. She'd just gotten into the swing of things. Nikki went to the dance floor and began gyrating to the music. She danced her way to Victor's table and sat down. She removed her earrings and dropped them into Cassandra's drink, and she returned to the dance floor, where she unzipped her dress and took it off. Nikki kept watching Victor.

You can read the full recap of that episode here or in our Daily Recaps Archive, which has comprehensive Daily Recaps for The Young and the Restless dating back to the show's first episode in 1973.

ENCORE PRESENTATION: Victor and Nikki cannot deny their attraction (1998) ENCORE PRESENTATION: Victor and Nikki cannot deny their attraction (1998)
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Young and the Restless began broadcasting special throwback episodes until it was safe for the cast and crew to return to work. As a treat to viewers, CBS aired special theme weeks devoted to iconic characters. This week featured memorable episodes revolving around Victor and Nikki Newman's love story.

This episode originally aired April 14, 1998. In the episode, Victor and Nikki could not deny their attraction.

Victor told Nikki that she looked much better. The nurse told them that she would step out. She informed Victor that Nikki was being monitored at the nurses' station, and if he needed anything to simply ask. Nikki expressed her relief at being alone with Victor, and she said that it had been a long time. She thanked him for reuniting the family and said that Victor marrying her had given her the will to fight; he had saved her life. Nikki thanked him.

You can read the full recap of that episode here or in our Daily Recaps Archive, which has comprehensive Daily Recaps for The Young and the Restless dating back to the show's first episode in 1973.

ENCORE PRESENTATION: Victor and Nikki are remarried at the iconic Colonnade Room (2002) ENCORE PRESENTATION: Victor and Nikki are remarried at the iconic Colonnade Room (2002)
Friday, May 8, 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Young and the Restless began broadcasting special throwback episodes until it was safe for the cast and crew to return to work. As a treat to viewers, CBS aired special theme weeks devoted to iconic characters. This week featured memorable episodes revolving around Victor and Nikki Newman's love story.

This episode originally aired September 5, 2002. In the episode, Victor and Nikki were remarried at the iconic Colonnade Room.

At the Colonnade Room, a tuxedo-clad Victor prepared for his wedding to Nikki. Victoria told him that he was looking good, and she asked if he was nervous. He replied that he was steady as a rock, but he voiced concern about what was bothering her brother. Victoria fibbed that she didn't know, and Victor figured that it was just his imagination. Victoria squirmed. In the bridal suite, Nikki adjusted Nick's tie and squealed that she had to pinch herself. He assumed that she was excited for the wedding, but she also referred to his and Sharon's plans for their bundle of joy. Nick hid his discomfort. Cassie arrived at the door, and Nikki welcomed her junior bridesmaid. Nick gushed that Cassie looked great, and he requested that she give her old man a hug. They embraced, but she protested that it would mess up her dress. He apologized and assured her that she looked beautiful.

You can read the full recap of that episode here or in our Daily Recaps Archive, which has comprehensive Daily Recaps for The Young and the Restless dating back to the show's first episode in 1973.

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