Days of our Lives
begins with Chelsea (Rachel Melvin
), Stephanie (Shelley Hennig
) and Billie (Julie Pinson
) are at the police station with Morgan and Cordy. Stephanie calls up Max who tells her that he's never going to tell anyone where he put the body. By the way, her hair is looking a lot blonder, which looks very nice.
Philip (Jay Kenneth Johnson
), Belle (Martha Madison
), Shawn (Brandon Beemer
) and Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) are in Philip's private jet en route to Ireland to look for Claire. Chloe hopes to find Brady there as well.
Bo (Peter Reckell
) and Hope (Kristian Alfonso
), already in Oireland, are trying to navigate the roads. Hope gets a call and finds out that Crystal is in a town called New Ross. Bo starts off the hour of bad Oirish accents for us. If it weren't, like, 10am for me right now, I might start a Days of our Lives
Oirish accent drinking game. John (Drake Hogestyn
) and Marlena (Deidre Hall
) have also found their way to New Ross, to Aubin's Bed and Breakfast. John can feel that his target is in this town. The proprietors of the Aubin B&B appear and tell John and Marlena to get the hell out of there.
Shawn, acting like a big baby, picks fights with everyone on the plane, except for Chloe.
Roman (Josh Taylor
) shows up and wants to talk to the sorority girls. He says that Crawford Decker got the D.A. to sign an arrest warrant for Chelsea. She will be charged for the murder of Ford Decker. Crawford smirks and calls Stephanie a slut, who then accuses him of being a rapist as well. Roman jumps into unethical cop mode and threatens to throw Crawford in jail on made-up charges.
On the plane, Belle asks for a moment alone with Shawn. She asks him what she can do to get over their problems, but Shawn just throws her moment of infidelity back in her face.
Bo and Hope have trouble finding New Ross. The New Ross police call them with the news that they have lost Crystal.
Belle begs Shawn for another chance to start a new life with him.
At the B&B, Marlena and John pretend to leave, but then sneak back inside.
At the police station, Billie has an idea.
Shawn admits that he still loves Belle, but he has lost her trust.
Bo reminisces about the old times when he first met Hope. We are treated to hye-larious flashbacks when Bo sported the most ridiculous '80s hair and beard. (To tell you the truth, though, I kind of love the mullet. It suits him.)
In the Aubin B&B, Marlena and John have sneaked upstairs.
Billie's idea is that if Crawford and the D.A. agree to drop all the charges against Chelsea and the girls, she will get him Ford's body for a proper funeral.
Chloe accuses Belle of jerking both Shawn and Philip around. It's true, she is. Not that I blame her completely because I know from experience that it's difficult to choose among lovers.
Bo gets a tip from a local that Crystal was seen bringing Claire into a bed & breakfast.
Roman gets off the phone with the D.A. who will agree to the deal if Crawford agrees to it. But Mr. Decker says, "No deal."
Hope and Roman have gotten to the Aubin B&B to find it empty. Shawn and crew have landed in Dublin. He calls his mother and surreptitiously finds out that they are in New Ross, so Philip arranges for a limo to take them there.
Stephanie, Cordy and Morgan band together and tell Crawford that they are going to testify fully about how his son raped them in order to posthumously smear his name and memory. This finally seems to get through to Crawford.
Before entering one of the rooms in the B&B, John picks up a knife from a room service tray.
Crawford agrees to have the D.A. drop all the charges if they'll only just tell him where the body is. The girls don't know, but conveniently enough, Max (Darin Brooks
) shows up.
Bo and Hope ask the Aubin guys if hey know who Crystal is. Crystal (Ashlee Holland) herself walks down the stairs and says that they are free to look around, but they are already too late. Upstairs, John and Marlena enter the room and find a woman sitting in a rocking chair. We don't get to see her face, though.
Next on Days of our Lives
: Sami needs to testify on Lucas' behalf, Shawn and crew look for Crystal, Bo and Hope find the woman in the rocking chair.
-Debbie Chang, BuddyTV Staff Writer
(Image courtesy of NBC)
Want to catch up on your favorite soaps? Miss yesterday's episode? BuddyTV offers daily live thoughts and recaps of your favorite daytime soaps so you never miss a moment. Also let your voice be heard by posting your own thoughts below to share and interact with your fellow soap fans.