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Summaries for the Week of January 21, 2013
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The Bold and the Beautiful
What happened during the week of January 21, 2013
Taylor turned to Eric for support, and the two commiserated about Stephanie's death. Taylor swore Eric to secrecy about Steffy's pregnancy. Eric decided to name Thomas the vice president of Forrester in hopes of stopping him from going to Paris. The grateful Taylor kissed Eric. Hope and Liam spent more time together, and Hope advised Liam to ask Steffy to move out because the women deserved to be on equal footing. On the plane ride home, Steffy confided her woes in a passenger named Monica. Steffy returned to town and told her mother that she didn't want Liam to choose her just because of the baby. Brooke advised Liam to stop stringing Steffy along. Outside the cliff house, Brooke surprised Liam with a kite show reminiscent of the one they'd seen during the Italy wedding.


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Days of our Lives
What happened during the week of January 21, 2013
Nicole tried to frame Kristen so that she would look guilty in Brady's eyes. Brady was suspicious of Kristen when he found Titan files on her computer, but later realized that Nicole had set her up. Brady confronted Nicole and warned her to stay out of his personal life. Marlena blasted Kristen about her plan to ruin Brady's life. Marlena admitted to Brady that she had worn a wire to try to prove that Kristen was using him to get back at her and John. Brady was furious that Kristen had lied to him, but she covered her tracks and coaxed Brady back into her bed. Jennifer asked Daniel to go on a romantic trip after a run-in with Chloe. Billie accepted a new job in Europe and said a tearful goodbye to Kate. Rafe told E.J. that he and Sami had planned to reunite before the turn of events at Nick and Gabi's wedding. Sami and E.J. got back together. Rafe warned Sami to stop harassing Gabi. Will was heartbroken when he saw Brian and Sonny kissing. Nick was not happy that Rafe convinced Gabi to postpone the wedding. Nick planned to use Will's criminal past to get what he wanted. Abigail and Cameron agreed to meet and talk things out. Chloe was determined to find a way to interfere with Daniel and Jennifer's plans.


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General Hospital
What happened during the week of January 21, 2013
Kevin Collins explained that Lucy had been suffering from paranoid delusions for years and that she had created a fantasy world of vampires, seers, and even an angel named Rafe. Alison Barrington returned to Port Charles with her son, Rafe, when she read about Lucy's arrest. Alison was rattled when she saw John and Sam, because she believed that they were Caleb and Livvie. Lucy confided to Sam that Caleb was Rafe's biological father. Alison was found murdered in an alley. John arrested Rafe because Rafe had been leaning over Alison's body with the murder weapon in his hand. Tracy stepped down as ELQ's CEO when A.J. and Michael confronted her with documents that proved that she had used mob money to infuse ELQ with cash. Tracy decided to take down ELQ by turning the documents over to Connie to print in the Sun. Connie drove a wedge between Sonny and Michael by claiming that Sonny had been source for the damaging article about ELQ. Elizabeth was on hand to help A.J. through a panic attack. Britt told Emma that she didn't like Emma, so Emma ran away. Sabrina found Emma and told Patrick about what Britt had said to Emma. Patrick broke things off with Britt after he overheard Britt accuse Emma of being a "spoiled little brat." Kristina was arrested for assault when she used a baseball bat to destroy Connie's office then tried to strangle Connie. Ellie forgave Spinelli for sleeping with Maxie.


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The Young and the Restless
What happened during the week of January 21, 2013
Nikki kept a mysterious secret from Victor, and she wanted to postpone the wedding. Adam tried to extend an olive branch to Victor, but each man vowed to take the other down. Victor realized that Sharon would be the key to Adam's downfall. Marcus threatened to expose Victor's affiliation with Stephanie unless Victor got Avery to drop her case with the Innocence Foundation. Avery refused to back down, and Victor kept tabs on Marcus' involvement in the case. Leslie feared that Marcus would recognize her and Tyler. Leslie confided in Neil about her abusive father. Neil accepted Jack's offer to stay on at Jabot to run the new fashion division. Tyler revealed that he was claustrophobic while he was trapped in an elevator with Lily. Adam gave Chelsea the cash to start her design firm, and he suggested that they still had a chance, but she was ready to move on. Cane and Chelsea discussed doing business together. Billy returned to Jabot. Jack resolved to reunite the Abbott family. Nick hired Mac -- who was really Avery's ex, Dylan -- at the Underground. Mac kept a journal, which he accidentally left behind at the club after he spotted Nick and Avery kissing. Sharon met Mac at Crimson Lights. Adriana stole back the money from Kevin and Chloe, and she planned to leave town with Noah, who contemplated whether to turn her in to Alex. Tucker decided to leave Genoa City, and he shared an emotional farewell with Katherine. Katherine seemed to become more forgetful. Jamie decided to press charges against Fen, and Lauren accused Jamie of lying.


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All My Children
A look at what was happening the week of January 28, 2008
Adam found a way to secretly listen in on JR's private conversations. He presented JR with a ring he claimed had once belonged to Adam's own father. He went on to tell JR that the ring bore the family crest that Adam's father had envisioned for his family. JR was touched by the gesture, not realizing that the ring was bugged. Erica was pressured to book a very handsome senator, who also happened to be a widower, as a guest on her show. Annie learned that she was not a match for Richie. Richie turned to Emma for help. He suggested that she convince her parents to let her help her dying uncle. Ryan and Annie made it clear to Richie that they would not allow Richie to exploit Emma. Ryan woke up one morning with no memory of Annie or his daughter, Emma. He appeared to have experienced significant memory loss. Greenlee and Frankie continued to suffer setbacks as a result of the poisoning. Angie grew frustrated as time seemed to be running out. No one believed Frankie when he insisted that he had seen his father, Jesse. Tad was stunned when he caught a glimpse of Jesse.


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As the World Turns
A look at what was happening the week of January 28, 2008
The Hughes family had a lot to celebrate. Bob awoke from his coma, and Casey returned from prison. Casey was unsure of what he would do with his life after his release from prison. He was relieved when his grandmother, Lisa, offered him a job. He looked longingly at a tip jar, and it appeared he might betray Lisa's trust. Will and Gwen set down guidelines for Sofie. Sofie decided to sneak into their house while they were out. Barbara would not allow Sofie to see Hallie. When Barbara fell asleep on the couch, Sofie sneaked in and took Hallie. Lily told Holden that they should prove that Emily had killed Dusty. Emily was surprised by Dusty's will. Dusty gave Alison college tuition and Emily the newspaper, the Intruder. Paul was happy that Rosanna had taken responsibility for her crimes. However, his glee was short-lived. Meg told Paul she did not want him in her life. Then, Paul learned that Rosanna had slipped back into a coma. Paul realized he always seemed to destroy the people he loved. Kit returned from jail and decided to live with Sam at Metro. Carly tried to fire Sam, because Parker's behavior and attitude towards Sam continued to worsen. However, Kit would not let Carly fire Sam. Parker was furious with his mother because he thought she had lied to him. Brad tried to woo Katie and asked her to marry him. Katie turned down Brad's proposal and left the diner.


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Guiding Light
A look at what was happening the week of January 28, 2008
Marina and Cyrus broke up after Harley admitted her true feelings and Cyrus found out about Marina's lies. Cyrus prepared to leave town, and Harley gave him a reason to stay -- they kissed. Marina turned to Mallet for comfort, and she ended up kissing him. Jonathan took Sarah back to Lizzie. They went up to Bauer Cabin to be together. Sarah got ill, and Rick cared for her -- and Beth slapped Jonathan. Jonathan prepared to drug Lizzie later that night so he could leave with Sarah, but Bill switched the drinks, and Jonathan woke to a surprise the next morning -- Lizzie and Bill had left with Sarah. Lizzie called Gus to begin custody proceedings. Bill offered to help Jonathan leave with Sarah, citing that he didn't want Lizzie tied down with a child. Jonathan shared the information with Lizzie, and Lizzie kicked Bill out. Lizzie and Jonathan agreed to no more kidnapping, instead trying to raise their daughter together. Cassie asked Josh and R.J. to leave after Will tried to get R.J. run over by a train. A psychiatrist told Cassie that Will had serious aggression issues, causing Cassie to tell her that her services were no longer needed.


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One Life to Live
A look at what was happening the week of January 28, 2008
Starr was upset when she caught Langston and Cole in a lie. Blair struggled to bond with Sam. Todd and Blair made love. Rex demanded answers from Roxy about the identity of his real father. Roxy lied and told Rex that Charlie was his father. She pleaded with Charlie to go along with the lie. John took Gigi and Shane to Llanview. He moved them into his apartment, under his personal protection, until Todd and Ramsey were no longer a threat to them. Jessica insisted on staying at St. Anne's without telling her mother and Nash why. She wanted answers from Allison and realized that the only way she could get them was to remain a patient. Jessica pushed Allison for answers. Cryptically, Allison said that while Mitch was dead, his secret was still very much alive. Dorian paid Jared a visit to talk about Charlie. Viki went to Dorian's house and was shocked when Charlie opened the door.


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Passions
A look at what was happening the week of January 28, 2008
Kay, Miguel, Paloma, and Noah were planning a double wedding, but it almost came to a screeching halt because Pretty was using Fancy to get between Noah and Paloma. Pretty wanted to keep Luis from Fancy, but she ended up hurting someone else in the process. Pretty continued to manipulate the device in Fancy's brain to her advantage, but Luis was concerned for Fancy and was not looking in Pretty's direction. Theresa and Pilar managed to escape Juanita's clutches, but Juanita's men were zeroing in on them. Tabitha was still trying to locate Miguel's letter but didn't know that Endora was aware of its location. Viki stabbed someone through the curtains, thinking it was Ethan, but it turned out to be Rebecca.


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