Sami prepares to marry E.J. this week, even though Rafe is still on her mind. The wedding does not go off as planned, however, when Roman shows up and interrupts, hoping his daughter doesn't go through with it. Before Sami and E.J. can be pronounced man and wife, Rafe arrives just in time with the recording of E.J.'s confession that he kidnapped Sydney. How will Sami react upon learning the truth? More spoilers for the week of August 23 include:
Monday, August 23:
- Roman interrupts Sami and E.J.'s wedding and puts handcuffs on his daughter.
- Rafe offers Nicole 24-hour FBI protection, but she decides to flee.
- Gabi calls Rafe and informs him that Sami and E.J.'s wedding is in progress.
- Rafe interrupts the wedding before Sami and E.J. can be pronounced husband and wife.
- Stephanie is shocked to learn that the father of Chloe's baby is Philip.
- Stephanie begs Ian to hack into the computer system and change the paternity results, but finds that someone else beat him to it. Who?
- Carly sees the results of Chloe's paternity test at St. Mary's.
Tuesday, August 24:
- Carly has good news for Chloe and informs her that Daniel is the father of her baby.
- Chloe learns how far Carly has gone to keep the truth from Daniel.
- Chloe shows her baby bump to Philip and Melanie.
- Nathan and Stephanie make love, although they are both distracted.
- Rafe confronts E.J. at his wedding.
- Rafe implores Sami to listen to what he has to say.
Wednesday, August 25:
- Bo testifies at Dr. Baker's trial on Hope's behalf.
- Hope is called in to testify at Dr. Baker's trial.
- Nicole fears for her life and goes to Brady for help.
- Vivian tells Gus she plans to put Maggie in the sarcophagus.
- Maggie promises not to abandon Brady.
- Rafe informs Sami that E.J. orchestrated Sydney's kidnapping.
- Sami must decide whether to believe E.J. or Rafe.
Thursday, August 26:
- Sami finally hears the recording and learns the truth about E.J. kidnapping Sydney.
- E.J. tries to explain his actions to Sami.
- Melanie tells Maggie about Chloe's pregnancy.
- Hope testifies against Dr. Baker at his trial.
- Dr. Baker has a change of heart and decides to plead guilty.
- Nicole panics after Brady rejects her plea for help.
Friday, August 27:
- Daniel and Chloe get a new roommate: Nicole.
- Daniel and Chloe share news of the pregnancy with Victor.
- The sarcophagus arrives, and Vivian begins to set her plan for Maggie in motion.
- Rafe promises that E.J. will go to jail.
- Stefano tries to stop Sami from leaving with the kids.
- Stefano scolds E.J.
- Kate worries about losing Will over Stefano and E.J.'s secrets.
- E.J. is comforted by Arianna.
- Carly sees how emotional Bo is over what happened with Hope.
- Victor gets his revenge on Nicole.
- Melanie sees Vivian up to no good.
- Rafe and Sami reaffirm their love for one another and spend some time in bed together.
- E.J. threatens Nicole and tries to kill her, but Daniel saves the day.
- Caroline lectures Arianna about family.
- Rafe has an important question for Sami.
- E.J. is shot!