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January 4 to 8, 2021
Adam learned that Chelsea's stroke had left her immobile on her right side and unable to speak. Adam turned to Victor to help Chelsea receive the best care possible. Adam disregarded Nate's medical advice and took Chelsea home. Chelsea could only communicate by blinking. Nick and Phyllis agreed that another marriage wasn't in the cards for them. Faith hid her drinking from her family. After a pep talk from Lily, Amanda mustered the courage to call Naya and introduce herself. Naya agreed to meet Amanda but bailed at the last minute. Imani angrily accused Amanda of lying and ordered her to stay away from Naya. An incensed Amanda showed up at Naya's house and refused to leave. Amanda faced off with her birth mother. Summer caved in to Jack's request that she clear the air with Sally, but she secretly planned to head to L.A. with Kyle to dig up dirt on her rival. Billy wondered if Victoria had used their children to derail his plans with Lily, but Victoria denied it. Lily offered Nate a job at a medical website ChanceComm intended to acquire. Billy and Lily flew to Seattle on the same private jet that Kyle and Summer were taking to L.A., and their flight experienced severe turbulence. After seeing Devon and Amanda together, Elena spent a romantic night with Nate. Devon had a sexy dream about Amanda. Kevin told Phyllis that Victoria was aware that one of her employees had been embezzling from Newman.
January 11 to 15, 2021
While stranded during an emergency landing on the Jabot jet, Lily overheard Billy apologizing to Summer. Billy opened up to Lily about sleeping with Summer to get back at Phyllis for cheating on him with Nick. Lily was shocked at first, but she ultimately appreciated Billy's honesty and remorse. Summer met with Wyatt Spencer and was convinced Sally had secrets to hide. Adam was dismayed when Chelsea made little progress in physical therapy. Faith blasted Adam when she saw that he hadn't left town. Victoria pushed Billy to cancel plans with Lily in order to spend time with her and their kids. Kevin told Phyllis that he'd destroyed the flash drive with evidence of embezzlement at Newman. Phyllis taunted Victoria with the information but stopped short of blackmailing her. Naya admitted that Amanda had been a mistake. Amanda was devastated by Naya's lack of regret over giving up her twins. After lashing out at Naya, Amanda turned to Devon for comfort. Imani filed a restraining order against Amanda. Nate declined Devon's request that he mentor a teenage Moses, but Elena urged Nate to reconsider. Faith overheard Nick and Sharon discussing having her see a therapist. Faith pledged to find a way to keep meeting with Jordan. Frustrated that she hadn't gotten pregnant, Abby insisted that she and Chance consult doctors. Abby learned that she needed a procedure to determine whether scarring from her previous miscarriage could be causing the problem.
January 18 to 22, 2021
Chelsea remained mostly unresponsive, but she moaned when Sharon stopped by the penthouse. Chelsea suspected that Adam and Sharon were secretly involved. Dr. Cavett suggested psychological issues were causing Chelsea's lack of progress. Abby and Chance were crushed when multiple doctors determined that Abby's uterine scarring was too extensive for her to ever carry a child. Abby's family and friends offered their love and encouragement. Chance assured Victor that he would never turn his back on Abby. After initially pulling away from Chance, Abby resolved to find another way to have a family. Lily worried that Victoria was manipulating situations to interfere in Billy and Lily's relationship. Billy admitted that he was falling in love with Lily. Faith was livid when she learned that Sharon had turned to Nikki for help with Faith's drinking. Elena was unnerved when she had a dream about making love to Devon. Nate accepted Lily's job offer at Ask MD Now. Devon invited Amanda on a real date. Summer met with Flo Fulton in L.A. and learned about Sally's past misdeeds, including faking an illness, kidnapping Flo, and scheming to get pregnant in an attempt to hold onto Wyatt. Sally was thrilled when Lauren loved her marketing pitch for Fenmore's. Sally panicked when she saw photos on social media of Summer and Flo together.
January 25 to 29, 2021
Chelsea hid her ability to move her left hand. Adam requested that Sharon provide psychological counseling to Chelsea. Victoria squirmed when Johnny and Katie took a shine to Lily. Victoria's trip to Hawaii was canceled due to bad weather, and she convinced Billy to spend a snow day with her and the kids. Faith blasted Nick and Nikki for considering her to be a lost cause. Nikki smoothed things over with Faith by recalling her own wayward youth. Mariah was shocked when Abby and Chance asked her to be their surrogate. After talking it over with Tessa and Sharon, Mariah agreed to help Abby and Chance have a baby. Amanda delayed her first real date with Devon due to a business trip, but they looked forward to sharing their first kiss one day. Summer turned to Phyllis for advice about how to deal with Sally. Kyle cautioned Summer against using what she'd learned in L.A. to ruin Sally's life. Sally hesitated to take on a project working with Spencer Publications. Jack and Lauren turned down Gloria's requests for a job. Jack and Sally drew closer as they shared stories of their pasts while trapped together during an ice storm. Stranded at Devon's penthouse during the storm, Elena and Devon had an honest heart-to-heart conversation about why their relationship had ended, and they wound up in a passionate
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February 1 to 5, 2021
Chance learned that he was unable to father a child, although his condition might not be permanent. Chance and Abby agreed to begin searching for a sperm donor. Abby worried when Chance never returned home. Christine informed Nina and Abby that Chance had been sent on an undercover assignment with an undetermined end date. Chance left a letter for Abby, encouraging her to proceed with their plans to have a baby. Mariah agreed to stay on board as Chance and Abby's surrogate. Elena and Devon agreed not to tell anyone about their night together. Elena accepted Nate's offer to go on a romantic getaway. Sharon and Nick confronted Faith about her drinking. Faith was furious when she walked in on Sharon warning Jordan to stay away from Faith. At Adam's urging, Sharon tried to provoke anger in Chelsea during therapy. Chelsea hid her progress from everyone. Rey walked in on Sharon and Adam in a close moment. Summer bristled when Lauren promoted Sally. Theo returned to town and told Sally that Kyle had once been involved with the wife of ruthless tycoon Ashland Locke, and he had DNA proof that Kyle had fathered the woman's young son. Billy was baffled when Victoria suddenly backed away from spending time together as a family. Victoria later admitted she was jealous of the children's affection for Lily and warned Billy against confusing the kids. Billy told Lily she was "the one," and she admitted that she felt the same way about him.
February 8 to 12, 2021
Kyle was floored when Theo implied that Kyle's former flame, Tara Locke, had given birth to Kyle's son. Theo returned to Paris, leaving Kyle's fate in Sally's hands. Phyllis became alarmed when Kyle dragged Summer off to reveal something in private. Victoria interrupted Billy and Lily's attempt to tell Johnny about their romantic involvement. Billy and Lily agreed to delay telling Johnny, but when the boy openly asked if Lily was his dad's girlfriend, they admitted the truth. Victoria was disappointed to hear that Johnny had taken the news well. The Newmans supported Abby's decision to proceed with baby-making plans despite Chance's absence.
February 15 to 19, 2021
Devon and Amanda had sex. Naya reached out to get to know Amanda better, but Amanda refused to cooperate when Naya wanted to keep their connection a secret from the rest of her family. While on a romantic vacation, Elena accidentally called Nate by Devon's name. Nate realized that Elena had slept with Devon, but he agreed to give her time to sort through her feelings. Kyle told Summer about his affair with Tara Locke but neglected to mention that it might have resulted in a child. Summer vowed to make Sally pay for attacking Kyle. Sally squirmed when Bill Spencer arrived in town on a business trip. Tara shot down Kyle's attempt to contact her. Rey suspected that Sharon was still in love with Adam and demanded that she not see Adam again. Adam planted a passionate kiss on Sharon, and she responded. After a visit from Nick, Chelsea suspected that Adam and Sharon were having an affair. Faith was suspended from school when vodka was found in her locker. Rey and Sharon tabled their marital woes to concentrate on helping Faith. Sharon was moved to tears when Faith left her a touching Valentine's Day card. Nina and Abby considered potential sperm donors. Devon contemplated how he could help Abby and Chance. Victoria interrupted Billy and Lily's Valentine's Day with cards from the kids, but she was unpleasantly surprised when she found the children had also made a card for Lily. Lily admitted she was falling in love with Billy.
February 22 to 26, 2021
Abby accepted Devon's offer to serve as a sperm donor, under the condition that Devon be a part of the child's life. Amanda implored Devon to consider his rights when drawing up a contract with Abby and Chance. Amanda and Naya formed a tentative bond as they got to know one another better. Faith freaked out when a photo of Sharon and Adam kissing surfaced on social media. Sharon suspected that one of Faith's bullies had taken the photo, but Faith refused to name who her tormenters were. Faith opted to move in with Nick. Chelsea managed to grab Adam's phone and found the incriminating photo. Chloe discovered that Chelsea could move her hand and suspected that Chelsea needed help, but Adam cut their visit short. Sharon rejected Rey's pleas to go to therapy as a couple. Phyllis worried that a vulnerable Jack would fall prey to Sally's charms. Sally learned Jack and Gloria had once been involved. Jack asked Sally to dinner, and they later agreed it was a date. Billy and Lily considered acquiring Cyaxares Media, which Ashland Locke owned. Victoria warned Billy that Victor intended to take him down. Billy lashed out at Victoria when he learned that Newman was also pursuing Cyaxares, but he realized Victor had made the move behind her back. Sally sincerely cautioned Summer about how ruthless Bill Spencer could be. Kyle declined Summer's invitation to join her on a business trip and secretly planned to go to New York instead.
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March 1 to 5, 2021
Tara tracked down Kyle and confirmed that Harrison was his son, but she begged Kyle to stay away for the boy's sake. Kyle confessed to Summer that he'd fathered a son with Tara. Summer pledged to stand by Kyle's side. Jack avoided Kyle's questions about Jack's relationship with Sally. Phyllis broke into Sally's hotel suite and found searches about Jack and the Abbott family on Sally's computer. Over Summer's objections, Phyllis turned to Lauren with her suspicions about Sally. Jack and Sally drew closer as they spent more time together. Dr. Cavett advised against Adam's idea to leave town with Chelsea. Chelsea continued to secretly regain her strength and managed to stand on her own. Chloe was able to ascertain that Chelsea believed Adam and Sharon were together. Chelsea fantasized about shooting Adam. Faith disclosed the names of the kids who'd bullied her. Sharon told Faith about the good things Adam had done for their family. Sharon agreed to go to counseling with Rey. An unknown person sent Faith supportive text messages. Victor planned to acquire Cyaxares Media and asked Adam to run it. Jill turned down Billy's request to subsidize ChanceComm's acquisition of Cyaxares, but Lily approved of his idea to seek funding elsewhere. Victoria called Ashland Locke and claimed that she was taking over Victor's negotiation for Cyaxares. Abby decided to invite Mariah and Tessa to move in with her. Elena admitted to Nate that she still loved Devon.
March 8 to 12, 2021
Sharon became suspicious when mementos of Adam went missing from her home. Faith received words of encouragement in text messages from a mysterious person who claimed to be male. After a rocky first therapy session with Sharon, Rey became dizzy and suddenly passed out. Chelsea shared with Chloe that she could speak and stand. Chelsea gave Chloe a bag to secretly keep safe for her. Chelsea planned to break free from Adam and start a new life. Jack agreed to finance ChanceComm's bid for Cyaxares. Adam accepted Victor's offer to run Cyaxares if Victor won the bid. Victor and Billy were stunned to learn Victoria was bidding against them. The three competitors delivered their pitches to Ashland Locke. Victoria declined Ashland's dinner invitation when she learned Tara wouldn't be joining them. Kyle and Tara pretended not to know one another in front of Ashland. Billy confronted Victoria about wanting to protect him from Victor and Adam, and she admitted that she still loved Billy. Devon confessed that he still had feelings for Elena, and they had sex again. Kyle and Summer were disgusted to see Jack and Sally kissing. Kyle blasted Sally when she befriended Tara. Abby underwent a procedure to have her eggs harvested.
March 15 to 19, 2021
Lily was taken aback when Billy told her that Victoria had admitted that she still loved him. Billy swore that he loved only Lily, but she preferred to take a step back in their relationship while he sorted through his feelings. Nikki urged Adam to leave town once Chelsea recovered. Ashland accepted Victor and Adam's bid for Cyaxares Media. Chelsea used Adam's tablet to send a text message to Sharon, saying he wished he and Sharon were free. Adam was later shocked when Sharon responded to "his" message by telling him to let her go for good. Chelsea assigned Chloe a vague task to aid in Chelsea's plan to get away from Adam. Rey's illness became worse, but he refused to go to the hospital. Sharon called an ambulance after Rey collapsed. Amanda found Elena's bracelet in the rumpled bedding on Devon's couch. Devon confided that he and Elena still had things to work through, and Amanda walked out on him. Devon later confessed that he and Elena had slept together. Nate dumped Elena. Devon told Elena that he wanted to pursue a future with Amanda. Ashland became suspicious of Kyle and Tara's interaction with one another. Summer proposed that she and Kyle get engaged again, but they agreed to keep it quiet. After a confrontation with Sally, Phyllis requested to meet with Jack.
March 22 to 26, 2021
Nate and Elena determined that Rey had thallium poisoning. Rey recovered after receiving an antidote. Chloe performed an undisclosed task for Chelsea to help her get away from Adam. Adam accused Chloe of sending the text messages to Sharon by using his tablet, but Chloe denied it. Adam became suspicious of Chelsea. A search of Sharon's cottage turned up thallium in Rey's toiletries. Rey obtained a search warrant and found thallium in Adam's penthouse and Sharon's stolen trinkets in Adam's car. Chelsea's thoughts revealed her to be the one who'd arranged Rey's poisoning. Adam caught Chelsea smiling when she thought she was alone. Phyllis planned to tell Jack about Sally's misdeeds in L.A., but she backed off after Summer informed her that Sally knew Kyle had slept with Tara. Tara warned Kyle that Ashland sensed there was more to her relationship with Kyle. Kyle panicked when Ashland called him to strike a business deal. Faith was thrilled when her mystery friend identified himself as a cute boy from school, only to be crushed when Jordan posted Faith's declaration of love to him online and revealed that she'd been posing as the boy. A crushed Faith left the ranch with a bottle of tequila. Naya sought legal help from Amanda to defend Naya's father, who had been accused of arranging the accident that had killed Amanda's dad, with the promise that Naya's family would welcome Amanda with open arms. Mariah and Tessa moved into the Chancellor mansion. Abby's fertilized embryo was implanted into Mariah.
March 29 to April 2, 2021
Chloe was stunned to learn that Chelsea was behind Rey's poisoning. Devastated after Jordan's betrayal, Faith drank tequila and swiped the keys to a truck at the ranch. Nick and Sharon reeled when they learned Faith had been in a horrible accident, which stirred up memories of losing Cassie. Nate informed Faith's family that an unidentified man had saved Faith's life by dropping her off at the hospital. The police searched for Adam to arrest him for attempted murder. Adam contacted Sharon while he was in hiding and told her that he'd taken Faith to the emergency room. Sharon lied to Rey that she'd heard nothing from Adam. Faith was expected to make a full recovery. Moses returned to town and befriended Faith. Nick and Rey were floored when they saw hospital security footage that showed Adam had saved Faith, despite being on the run. Kyle told Jack about his affair with Tara, and Jack insisted on handling all future dealings with Ashland. Ashland announced his impending return to Genoa City. Jack turned down Billy's suggestion that they make a counteroffer for Cyaxares. Billy and Lily clashed over Victoria's proposal that they join forces to convince Ashland to sell Cyaxares to them instead of Victor and Adam. Amanda disclosed to Devon that her father had allegedly been killed after discovering some corrupt dealings involving Newman Enterprises. Lauren was irked by Phyllis' efforts to get her to send Sally to work in L.A.
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April 5 to 9, 2021
Kyle crashed Jack's meeting with Ashland. Kyle laughed it off when Ashland directly asked if Kyle had slept with Tara. Ashland claimed that Kyle had passed his test, but Kyle was suspicious when Ashland suddenly canceled the deal he'd proposed. Ashland did research on Jabot's weak spots. Lauren reprimanded Summer and Sally for blackmailing one another and demanded it stop. Summer accused Phyllis of betraying her by going behind her back to talk to Lauren about Sally. Jack put the brakes on his relationship with Sally after she confessed her misdeeds. Amanda met Sutton and later agreed to take his case. Billy turned down Victoria's proposal that they join forces to convince Ashland to sell Cyaxares to them instead of Victor. Billy bristled when Victoria accused him of allowing Lily to call the shots. Victor began to poach ChanceComm's employees. Victor questioned his decision to put Victoria in charge at Newman, sensing she still had feelings for Billy. Billy warned Ashland that Victor had only bought Cyaxares to enact revenge on Billy. Sharon secretly met with Adam and reluctantly agreed to help set a trap for Chelsea. Sharon informed Chelsea that she knew Adam's whereabouts, hoping Chelsea would follow her, but Chelsea didn't fall for the scheme. Rey confronted Sharon about her suspicious behavior, and she admitted seeing Adam and professed Adam's innocence. Chelsea became increasingly frustrated when the police failed to catch Adam, and she told Nick that Sharon knew where Adam was. Elena confirmed that Mariah was pregnant.
April 12 to 16, 2021
Sharon tried to convince Rey that Chelsea had set Adam up. Rey discovered that Adam had vacated the lake house. Chloe walked out on Chelsea. Unable to trust Sharon, Rey decided to move out once things with Faith settled down. Victor helped hide Adam at the Newman ranch. Victoria tipped Rey off that Adam might be at the ranch, but Adam was gone by the time Rey arrived to investigate. Victor confronted Victoria about her betrayal. Faith was released from the hospital and was sentenced to a fine, community service, and rehab. Faith flatly refused Jordan's pleas for forgiveness. Moses defended Faith against a bully at school, and their friendship blossomed. Victor warned Amanda not to implicate him or Newman Enterprises in her defense of Sutton. Amanda turned to Devon for support, and they shared a kiss. Elena was disappointed when she realized she'd permanently ruined her chance at a romance with Nate. Ashland reneged on his deal with Victor and awarded Cyaxares to Victoria over Billy with the flip of a coin. Jack ended his relationship with Sally for good after witnessing an altercation between her and Phyllis. Phyllis ordered Sally out of the Grand Phoenix, and Sally vowed revenge. Rumors spread about unsafe working conditions at Jabot, and Kyle believed Ashland was behind them. Summer and Kyle announced their reengagement. Tara called Kyle and shared that she'd had a huge fight with Ashland. Abby received a loving message from Chance.
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