It was a flurry of activity as preparations were underway for Liz and Lucky's wedding. Luke was still trying to talk Laura into remarrying him but she told him she wanted to get through Lucky's wedding first.
Elton was in a tizzy because of the motorcycle in the front yard taking away the ambiance of the wedding. Luke left and went to see Lucky. Audrey, Bobbie, Laura and Lesley went to present Liz with the old, new, borrowed and blue for her wedding. Audrey gave her a pearl necklace her and Steve had picked up in France as her old. Laura gave her a nice handkerchief to carry with her as her new. It was a tradition in their family. Gia presented her with a borrowed diamond bracelet. Bobbie gave her a nice blue scarf. Later, after Liz was dressed in her beautiful wedding gown, she told Gia how wrong she had been about her, she knew she really loved Nikolas. Gia blurted out to Liz that Lucky didn't love her anymore.
Port Charles Hotel:
Alan, Monica, AJ and Skye were having dinner and discussing the fact of Edward leaving all his money to Melissa. They argued as only the Q's can argue. Edward walked in with Melissa and Roy just then.
Carly set Zander up on a blind date. She said he had to get on with his life. He asked what she would be doing on New Year's Eve and she said she would be conceptualizing, imaging what her new club would look like. Just then Alexis and Sonny walked in.
Sonny came over and told Alexis about Courtney, his new sister. He commented about her and her sister getting together. She said they were different because she knew her sister as a baby. He asked her out for New Year's Eve.
Ned came over to pick up Kristina and just as she told him that Alexis was sick and wasn't going out, Alexis showed up at the top of the stairs all dressed up to go out. Ned commented on the speedy recovery. Sonny showed up then and it was awkward as Sonny and Ned don't exactly get along. Ned and Kristina left and joined the rest of the Q's at the Port Charles Hotel. Alexis and Sonny left and also went to the Port Charles Hotel.
Nikolas was trying to talk sense into Lucky, to get him to admit to Liz that he didn't love her anymore. Lucky was not going to do that to Liz. They were getting married as planned. They hugged and later Luke showed up to give Lucky advice on married life. He and Nikolas shook hands and Luke left and arrived later at the house for the wedding.
Melissa told Roy about Edward leaving her all his money in his will and was afraid about what her colleagues at the hospital would think about her. Roy tried to reassure her and they were ready to go out when Edward showed up at her door with flowers and an invitation to go out with him for New Year's Eve. She said Roy and her had plans and he said any friend of hers is a friend of his so all three of them left together.
Due to the New Year's holiday, today's regularly scheduled original episode was not shown. Programming will resume on Wednesday, January 2nd with no lost episodes - the action will pick up exactly where it left off.
Wednesday, January 2, 2001
Jax joins the revelers at the PC Hotel. He sees a woman arguing with the maitre d at the entrance to the dining room and goes over to help. The woman turns out to be Courtney. She wants to speak to Edward Quartermaine she tells the two men. She isn't allowed into the dining room until Jax says that she is his date.
Thursday, January 3, 2001
by Cindy Homant
Though Nikolas angrily accuses her of ruining his brother's wedding, Gia insists she won't apologize for giving Liz a piece of crucial information about her future. Meanwhile, devastated when Lucky admits that he no longer loves her, Liz recoils from his suggestion that they carry on with their nuptials anyway. Jax invites Skye to join him for a non-alcoholic toast to the New Year. Ned tells Kristina he understands why his recent attentions have made her so nervous. As the clock strikes midnight, Carly gives Zander a friendly peck on the cheek and wishes him good luck finding a new love in 2002. Advising a sputtering Janine to keep quiet, Sonny assures Courtney she's welcome to stay with him as long as she likes. Lucky entreats Liz to believe that things will get back to the way they were but she reminds him that their marriage will be doomed without true love as a foundation. Unable to help their son get through a rough patch, Luke and Laura turn their attention back to their own blossoming relationship. Alexis persuades Courtney to move in with her and Kristina so she'll have a chance to get to know her big brother better without actually living in his penthouse.
Friday, January 4, 2001
Alexis introduces Kristina to their hesitant houseguest, Courtney. Courtney asks Alexis if she and Sonny are something more than attorney and client.
Melissa comes to the Quartermaine mansion and insists that Edward remove her from his will. Melissa endures AJ and Skye's sniping as well as Alan's sharp criticism until Mac and Taggert arrive to answer Edward's summons. Edward orders Mac to put his conniving grandchildren behind bars.
Sonny offers to find Janine a higher-paying job if she'll simply cooperate with his desire to get to know his sister better.
Luke brings Laura to the Beecher's Corners Bijou for a special show in the empty movie theater. Laura is moved to tears when the cinema's main feature proves to be the film of her wedding to Luke. Watching their younger selves exchange marriage vows, Luke and Laura contemplate renewing their pledge.
A dejected Lucky shows Gia the farewell note Liz left behind. Lucky bitterly accuses Nikolas and Gia of ruining his life.