At the penthouse, Nikki and Victor returned from dinner and shared their concerns about the kids. They recalled their good times and no matter how much they told themselves that they shouldn't let it happen, things ignited between them.
After talking with Diego, Billy recalled that it had been a long time since he and Mac discussed their feelings about sex.
At Jabot, Warton told Sean that he has a friend who needs a job. Sean promised to find something and give her a call. When Jill returned to the board room to chastise him, Sean gave her some perspective on people like Larry and won her over. This time they locked the door to the board room so that they could be alone.
Amanda advised Mac to take her time and be careful before rushing into sex. Mac told her mother that she and Billy agreed that they would wait and that everything was great between them.
No one can seem to find Raul at the coffeehouse or anywhere they look. Diego talked to Brittany about it and told her that he's staying in Genoa City for his brother's sake.
Alex suggested to Malcolm that they change their wedding plans so he doesn't miss the opportunity for the photo shoot in Kenya.
Victoria and Neil were ready to postpone the Kenya trip, when Malcolm called, saying that he can make it if Alex accompanies him. Victoria agreed and told Neil that she'll go in his place since Alex will be there.
Billy took Mac to the Abbotts to reopen their discussion about sex. Caught off guard, Mac said that she's happy with the status quo and thought that he was too. Billy insisted that he just wanted to talk about when it may be a possibility. Mac tried not to show her true feelings about how upset this was making her, then she abruptly got up and went home.
Friday, January 25, 2002
Raul notices that Diego is now working there and grills his brother as to his reasons. Diego wants to know what's going on in Raul's life. Britt interrupts and she and Raul make plans to blow off class. Diego asks Cody about Brittany and what she might want with Raul. He thinks she might be the cause of Raul's problems. Later Cody updates Sharon on the new hire. She's surprised to see it is Diego. When Nick shows up she's irritated that he's checking up on the business. She wants to take over things at the coffee shop. She'd feel more comfortable if he weren't around. He won't just give her the coffee shop.
Mac and Billy talk about the fact that Mac's not ready for sex in their relationship. He won't push her. If she's not ready he'll accept that. There's still some obvious tension between them though.
Raul and Britt skip out on class. Raul thinks Britt is interested in his brother but she's hurt that he thinks so little of her and also thinks that Raul's jealous. He just doesn't want his brother to stick around to try to reform him. She's so impressed with the new Raul. He invites her to tag along with an idea he has.
Jack has made breakfast for Phyllis. She wants to talk about the baby situation. They knew there were risks before they tried but Jack isn't ready to risk it again. After he leaves for a meeting, Phyllis calls Ashley and asks her to come by to help her with something.
Victor and Nikki have breakfast together the morning after having sex. They are enjoying their relationship as it stands now and want to continue on without worrying about all the stuff that tears them apart. Later Victoria stops by and updates Vic on Nick's living arrangements. She's surprised Nikki's there but doesn't realize she spent the night. She wants to meet with Vic about business and doesn't see why they are trying to get rid of her.
Victoria learns that Nick is staying there now and doesn't think he and Sharon will be getting together anytime soon. Victoria is furious that Sharon is doing this to him. Sharon walks in with Cassie and Noah. They spend time with Nick. Cassie worries that her parents won't ever get back together but Nick tries to assure her that nothing is set.
Ashley stops by to see Diane. She wants to know what Diane is doing in town. Diane realizes Brad didn't tell his wife what they spoke about. Ash just wants to be sure that Diane isn't here to hurt anyone she loves. She puts Diane on warning; mess with her family and the gloves will come off. Diane confesses to the nanny that she is anxious to leave town as soon as she completes an errand.
Diane shows up at the sperm bank. The doctor remembers her and isn't too happy to see her. She wants answers as to who did father her baby. That's not possible. It's confidential information. Both of them throw the other's mistake sin each other's faces. He admits that he doesn't even know whose sample was substituted for Victor's. Diane has an answer for that though.