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The Bold and the Beautiful
What happened during the week of
Steffy told Taylor that she and Liam had made out in Italy before Liam married Hope, but they had not made love. Steffy begged Taylor to keep the secret. Steffy and Liam talked, and Steffy promised to tell no one of their intimate encounter. Liam told Steffy that he loved her and would always love her. Taylor told Ridge that Steffy and Liam belonged together, and Ridge told Taylor to give it up because everyone, including Steffy, supported Hope's marriage to Liam. Brooke and Katie discovered the video of Liam and Steffy kissing and rolling around on the bed in Italy. Brooke and Katie couldn't tell if Steffy and Liam had done the deed because the video stopped. Brooke confronted Liam about his time in his suite with Steffy. She questioned Liam about his commitment to Hope, but Hope interrupted and asked what was going on. Thomas and Caroline grew closer. Karen told Bill about her relationship with Danielle. Bill said that he supported her. He reiterated that she was his family, and so was Danielle.


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Days of our Lives
What happened during the week of
Rafe and Agent Spencer questioned E.J. again. Sami was upset to learn that Carrie was pregnant and that everyone knew but her. Sami asked Rafe if he was the father of Carrie's baby. Sonny tried to convince Will that his job with E.J. was dangerous. Will told E.J. that he knew that Stefano was not E.J.'s biological father, and Will used the information to get the upper hand on E.J. Andrew realized that he had feelings for Melanie. Gabi was shocked to learn that Andrew had kidnapped Melanie. Andrew convinced Gabi to go along with his plan because it would give her more time to be alone with Chad. Brady told Madison that he knew that Ian had gotten him hooked on drugs, but she didn't believe him. Kate accused Ian of setting up Brady, but he continued to deny it. Ian continued his plan to keep Brady hooked on drugs, but Brady fought off the urge to use. Madison went to Maggie for advice about Brady. Carrie and Rafe struggled with their feelings for each other. Austin overheard Carrie tell Rafe that she did not know if her marriage to Austin would work. Abigail shared her feelings for Cameron with Kayla. Cameron told an elated Abigail that he planned to stay in Salem so that he could be close to her and Theo. Daniel and Nicole discussed what they wanted in their relationship with each other. Will convinced E.J. to take the lie detector test.


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General Hospital
What happened during the week of
Jason tracked down Joe Scully Jr., and then delivered him to Sonny. At the warehouse, Sonny demanded that Joe admit to what Joe had done to Kate. Joe denied that he had raped Kate and accused her of abandoning their child. John arrived at the warehouse before Sonny could carry out his threat to kill Joe. Sonny forced Joe to tell John the truth about Theresa's death. Joe claimed that he had killed Theresa after Joe had discovered that Theresa had been talking to a federal agent. Alexis was horrified when she walked in on T.J., in his underwear, in Molly's bedroom. Molly explained that T.J. had been changing into a swimsuit, but Alexis was furious that Molly had been sneaking around behind her back with T.J. Kristina continued to flirt with Trey, but Trey insisted that they keep their relationship professional. Todd was tempted to tell Sam the truth about her baby, but Heather arrived in time to stop him. Anna and Tracy talked about the possibility that Heather had taken Anthony's body to protect Luke. Heather was livid when she realized that the letter that she had ordered Luke to write to Anna had a coded message. Michael invited Starr to spend the Fourth of July with him at the Quartermaines'. Starr agreed to go, as Michael's friend, but that changed when they kissed during the fireworks display. Maxie and Lulu discovered the pills that Patrick had been taking were amphetamines. Maxie and Lulu decided to talk to Patrick about his pill use. John and Sam spent the Fourth of July on the docks, sharing a bottle of bourbon and talking about their problems, which led to a kiss.


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The Young and the Restless
What happened during the week of
Abby called Ashley to say that she was not in danger and that she'd faked the kidnapping to draw attention away from the failed gala. Ashley informed Jack and Victor that Abby was okay and that Victor had been right about the incident being a publicity stunt. Victor refused to enable Abby this time. Paul was horrified that Ricky had died from the fall out of the window. Eden regained consciousness but had no memory of what Ricky had said or done. Paul explained that he had shot Ricky to prevent him from killing Eden. Michael stated that the gun Paul had used the serial numbers filed off, making it seem like Paul had planned to shoot his son. Lauren told Michael that it was her gun. Michael feared that Lauren would do jail time for violating her probation. Cane was upset by a mysterious email from "Shirl" to "Claude," the secret nicknames he and Samantha had used for each other as kids. Genevieve swore she'd had nothing to do with the email, and Cane assumed Colin was the culprit. Abby returned and declared that Carmine was her boyfriend. The police arrested the pair, but Abby was able to make a deal to do community service. Michael planned to prosecute Carmine for kidnapping. Jeff and Gloria were impressed by Chelsea's engagement to Adam. Anita returned to reveal that Jeff was Chelsea's father. Anita threatened to tell Gloria that Anita and Jeffrey were still married unless Jeffrey paid her off. Nina convinced Paul to let Christine be his attorney. Daniel was exonerated in Daisy's disappearance when Michael discovered that Ricky had disposed of Daisy's wallet and phone before his death.


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All My Children
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Anna and David fumbled repeatedly in their attempts to reconcile. Anna went with Brooke to a support group meeting for parents who had lost children. David arrived just as Bianca nearly fell from the roof of the clinic. Maggie was freed from the bathroom stall where Simone had imprisoned her and got her revenge when she cut the power to an elevator Simone was riding in. Kendall was suspicious of Erica's dislike of Mary, but Erica refused to tell Kendall exactly what Mary had that could turn her life upside-down. Erica asked Kendall to be a bridesmaid in her wedding. Greenlee and Jack became ever closer, much to Mary's pleasure. Mary wrote a letter to Jack, telling him that he was Greenlee's father. A mystery man endeared himself to Greenlee and later helped Kendall track down a missing Bianca at the boathouse. At Erica's penthouse, Bianca had another vision of Michael -- but this time the vision was real.


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As the World Turns
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Sarah admitted to Bonnie that she was from Brazil. Jessica accepted the job of assistant district attorney from Tom. Dr. Gordon's body was discovered in the mysterious wheelchair. Dr. Decker made several attempts to give Bob an injection after he began to wake up from the coma. Paul vowed to save Jennifer and Will from Barbara. Jennifer confronted Dusty and Rose about Paul's new attitude. Though stunned by Paul's reappearance and kiss, Rose made plans to consummate her relationship with Dusty. Although Craig and Rosanna initially crashed their camping trip, Aaron and Lucy made love again once Craig and Rosanna were gone.


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Guiding Light
Keeping the memory alive: A look at what happened this week in 2004
Shayne's dream of the big leagues was nearly ruined when it seemed Marina had chosen Ben over him, but she finally arrived at Shayne's last big game to cheer him on to victory. Cassie finally decided that she could no longer deal with Jeffrey O'Neill, and ordered him out of the Beacon and her life. Tammy had her first big date with Joey, while Lizzie continued to manipulate her friends to her advantage. Phillip arrived at Olivia's Lamaze class, unannounced and unwelcome. Edmund asked Alexandra's help in preparing a surprise for Cassie and the children to refurbish the Jessup farm. Gus and Frank questioned Mitch and Eden as prime suspects in the serial killer crimes. Tony fell for Eden's claim that she wanted a "friends only" relationship.


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One Life to Live
Keeping the memory alive: A look at what happened this week in 2004
Dorian was arrested for Mitch's murder, but Walker provided evidence that implicated Lindsay, so Dorian was released. Troy was upset to learn Jen had been secretly taping him. Starr helped Matthew try to get Bo and Nora back together. Walker told Dorian and Blair he was the one who had killed Mitch. Clint paid a visit to Llanview. For OLTL's 35th anniversary, Natalie and Cristian dreamed about their upcoming wedding. Troy had Lindsay locked up in a mental institution. Jessica admitted hitting Mitch in the head in self-defense.


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Passions
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Julian was shocked when he learned Tabitha was expecting his child. Kay's blood pressure put her life at risk. Rebecca and Ivy searched for a way to get Ethan and Gwen out of town and away from Theresa. Whitney's last attempt to reach out to Simone before she left for Los Angeles proved pointless, as Simone slapped her sister. Fox showed Whitney and Chad around L.A. and made sure Chad was called away on business so he could spend time alone with Whitney. Luis panicked when Antonio read Sheridan's diary. Luis was determined to not let them be kept apart yet again in this life. Sheridan stood up to her captors and wouldn't help them throw Luis off course. Beth and Charlie decided to kill Sheridan. Luis showed up to search Beth's basement.


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