Today's recap was written by Patty Bighi
Jack tries to talk Carly into going away with him. They kiss, but Carly pulls away saying that she wants to be with Hal.
Molly believes Holden when he says that he's going to marry her. He leaves to see Lily to explain the plan to her, but she doesn't want to hear it because she believes that marrying Molly is for the best. That was Holden won't have to go to jail. Holden returns to the farm just as Molly was getting ready to go look for him at Lily's. Holden tells Emma that he couldn't tell Lily everything and that he will plan the wedding without her and spring it on her at the last minute.
Carly goes to see Molly and asks her what she's doing with Holden. Molly tells her that he has asked her to marry him. Carly can't believe it.
David stumbles upon Carly's agreement with Rosanna. As he grabs a copy of the agreement, Tom walks in. He tells Tom that he is there to apologize, but Tom tells him to leave and not to apply for a job anywhere within a 50 mile radius of Oakdale.
Emily is served a summons because Lucinda is taking her to court over The City Times and Lucinda has also frozen the assets of the paper. Emily is going crazy because she had invested all of her personal money in the paper. She throws Lucinda out and David tells her not to worry about and that he will make everything better. After, he calls Carly and leaves a message that they need to talk.
Sam accidentally throws away Kirk's Christmas present to her. She is searching through all the garbage bags. Later, Lucinda tells her to look under the tree and she sees the box. Kirk walks in and figures that's his present to her and tells her to open it. It turns out to be a different bracelet with a note attached that only Samantha sees. It is from James. When Kirk tells her that the jeweler made a mistake, she says not to worry about it and that she will keep it. Kirk places the bracelet on her.
Jack comforts Lily and tells her not to worry that he is on the case.