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Summaries for the Week of Week of July 11, 2011

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All My Children
Marissa and Bianca shared a kiss in the park. JR accused Marissa of having feelings for Scott, so she admitted that she was falling in love with Bianca. Tad realized that JR had started drinking again after Marissa had told JR that she was a lesbian. Erica's loved ones gathered to stage an intervention to get Erica away from David. Jack was devastated when Jane went on the defensive by announcing that she was in love with David. Bianca accused David of using Erica. Bianca and Kendall were shocked when David proposed marriage to Erica. Amanda told Jake that she had an STD. Jake was stunned when Amanda confessed that she had slept with JR. Jake blamed himself for Amanda's one-night stand. Ryan questioned Griffin about Project Orpheus, but Griffin denied any knowledge of it. Kendall sensed that Griffin was keeping something from her because she felt as if he had put up walls between them. Ryan decided to confront David about Project Orpheus, so David claimed that it was a project to establish health care in orphanages. Ryan was certain that David was lying. Maya decided to take a job as Lucy's new babysitter. Erica heard banging on the wall of her prison, so she asked Ben about it. Ben assured her that it was nothing, but he raced away to investigate the noise.


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The Bold and the Beautiful
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Ridge reunited with Brooke after learning about Thomas and Stephanie's lie. Taylor was devastated by Stephanie's betrayal, and Dayzee dumped Thomas upon realizing that he'd planned to sell his mother out for stock. Thomas apologized to Brooke, who severed their working relationship. Eric was appalled that Stephanie hadn't changed, and she claimed her inability to battle cancer had reignited her battle with Brooke. When Stephanie said she'd do anything to make amends, Brooke forced her to sing for forgiveness at an upscale restaurant, but Ridge later said it wouldn't be that simple. Bill signed secret contracts, and he obsessed about Steffy, who'd gone ballistic upon learning what Thomas had done for financial gain. Steffy begged Ridge to stay with Taylor, but Ridge claimed he loved his daughter no matter who his wife was. Ridge worried when Steffy blazed out of the house during a rainstorm. Bill convinced the distraught Steffy to meet him at the cliff house. As Steffy sought solace with Bill, he revealed that she captivated him, and the two kissed.


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Days of our Lives
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Bo and Hope arrested fake Rafe, hoping he would implicate Stefano and E.J., but he was reluctant to finger any of the DiMeras. Taylor walked out on E.J. after he admitted to her that he was in part responsible for creating fake Rafe in order to destroy Sami's marriage and keep Rafe away from his children. A devastated E.J. tried to explain to Taylor that he still loved her, but that he had already been in too deep when he met her to tell her the truth. Taylor told E.J. that she would never forgive him for her mother's death, and that she never wanted to see him again. Taylor and Nicole put aside their differences to support each other as family. Nicole did something nice for Kinsey. Johnny told a brokenhearted E.J. that he wanted nothing to do with E.J. because Johnny had heard on television that his daddy and Nono were very bad men. Brady admitted to Taylor that he had beaten up E.J. to even the score for Arianna's death. Stefano decided not to disown E.J., and promised E.J. that he would never lose his children. Stefano told E.J. that he was determined to find out who had beaten him up and get revenge the DiMera way. Jennifer confided to Adrienne about her conflicted feelings for Jack and the reason that she had broken up with Daniel. Carly almost made a drug buy from one of Quinn's operatives. Daniel confided in Lexie about his relationship problems with Jennifer. Lexie and Chad were horrified to learn that Stefano and E.J. had created an imposter who was ultimately responsible for Fay's death. Chad blasted E.J. for ruining Chad's chance to feel like part of a real family. Jennifer advised Abigail to follow her heart and judge Chad on his own merits. The governor pardoned Hope, and Abe reinstated her to detective status. Bo and Hope continued with their plan to get fake Rafe to spill the beans on Stefano and E.J. Sonny confessed to Victor that he was gay. Sami called Lucas and asked him to send Allie home since the real Rafe was back. E.J. remembered something about the mugging.


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General Hospital
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Lucky persuaded Siobhan to drop the malpractice lawsuit against Elizabeth and the hospital. Edward was delighted when Michael gave him sound business advice. Asher was revealed to be in cahoots with Anthony Zacchara. Anthony had paid Asher to sabotage ELQ, so that Anthony could swoop in and then use ELQ as a mob front. Monica was stunned when Tracy told her that Jake had been Jason's son. Monica was deeply hurt that Jason had never told her about her grandson. Javier murdered Lupe after he discovered that Lupe had known that Dante was a police officer. Javier offered to tell Lulu where Luke was if she slept with him. Lulu and Dante devised a plan to outwit Javier, but Javier remained a step ahead of them. Sonny learned that Jax had paid off the mediator to recommend that Jax be awarded sole custody of Josslyn. Sonny threatened to expose Grace, unless she did as he instructed. Grace drugged Jax's coffee and then pretended that he had attacked her. Jax was promptly arrested after the police found cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription drugs in Jax's room. Molly and Morgan decided to teach Jax a lesson about compromising by disappearing with Josslyn. Ethan hoped to scare Kristina off by inviting her to Las Vegas to go gambling. Kristina called Ethan's bluff.


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One Life to Live
The man with the scar researched Todd's life, starting with the facial reconstruction. Blair took Sam to the police station because she suspected that Sam had witnessed the shooting of Agent Kent. Sam revealed that Agent Kent had tried to hurt him, so his friend with the scar had killed Agent Kent. Sam identified the man with the scar when John showed Sam a picture of Todd prior to the plastic surgery. Later, the man with the scar managed to slip into Sam's birthday party by donning a super hero costume. Baz overheard Tomas and Todd threaten to expose each other's secrets. Baz warned Starr that their fathers were up to something, but Starr dismissed his concerns. Baz's suspicions grew when he learned about the CIA files on Tomas and Todd. Nate agreed to do the porn movie for Rick, but he tried to keep Deanna out of it. Rick refused to turn over a file on Deanna's birth mother unless Deanna agreed to do the movie. Dani was hurt when Destiny revealed that Nate had lied to Dani about working. Destiny explained that Nate had gone to the Minute Man Motel with Deanna. Dorian threw David out after she received a package with a gun and a letter from Ionia suggesting that David wanted to kill Dorian to be with the actress. David turned to Viki for help. Viki realized that Echo was behind Dorian and David's marital woes.


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The Young and the Restless
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Sharon returned to Genoa City in handcuffs, and Nick blasted her for letting the family believe she'd died. Adam saw Sam with Sharon and realized their connection. Adam destroyed the evidence that would have cleared Sharon and then lied to Noah about it. Billy was arrested for solicitation. At the custody hearing, Victoria testified for Billy, but the news about Billy's arrest resulted in Chloe winning sole custody of Delia. Lily and Devon were stunned that Neil might be Sofia's baby daddy. Victor surmised that Sam was a better man for Sharon than Adam. Tucker surprised everyone by showing up at the Jabot launch. Chloe refused Billy plea to talk with Delia before the new custody arrangements started. Victoria sympathized with Billy, but refused to reconcile when he disappointed her again. Victor implied to Diane that he'd raise Kyle. Colin suspected that Jill still loved him. Jack and Genevieve had their first date. Diane made a deal with the D.A. to entrap Adam, then plotted with Adam to put Victor behind bars. Sharon was duped into thinking that Adam had forgiven her about Sam. Phyllis slammed Sharon with her blog. Abby learned about Ashley's wedding. Eden sublet Heather's apartment. Victor paid off the hooker who set up Billy.


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