Days of our Lives
begins today with Bo (Peter Reckell
) searching St. Luke's for clues. Hope (Kristian Alfonso
) joins him. Bo is tempted to turn the case into a cold case, but Hope warns him not to bend the rules. Bo is afraid that the shooting was a result of a Brady conspiracy and that the family he is going to bring down will be his own.
Stefano (Joseph Mascolo) swears to Roman (Josh Taylor
) that if his son dies then there will not be a Brady on earth who will have another moment of peace.
Lucas (Bryan Dattilo
) comforts Sami (Alison Sweeney
) at home. Lucas has some major nose-whistling going on.
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Philip (Jay Kenneth Johnson
) asks to meet Kate to discuss the gun. He brings the gun to breakfast, which makes Kate (Lauren Koslow
) nervous. He asks her if she shot EJ (James Scott
EJ's surgery is over, and Roman asks the doctor if they were able to retrieve the bullet. The surgeon says that he's afraid that they have just made the investigation a lot more complicated.
Sami tells Lucas that she's gotta get back to the hospital or else more Bradys will die. Lucas reminds her that they are not victims anymore.
Kate tries to explain that she's so jumpy about the gun because she's caught between the Bradys and the DiMeras in the vendetta. Philip tells her that there was gunpowder residue on the handle, so if she didn't shoot it, then who did/
The surgeon tells Stefano that the bullet is lodged in EJ's spine and that he's paralyzed from the waist down. The surgeon also recommends that he find some way to re-instill within EJ the will to live because of the difficult road that is ahead of him.
Hope believes that Roman would never hurt anyway, even EJ. Bo says that he has enough suspects to keep him busy, like Lucas.
Speaking of the nose-whistler, he's still talking to Sami. Sami's getting all sympathetic of EJ, which doesn't escape Lucas' attention. Sami pleads with Lucas not to talk like he had something to do with the shooting.
Kate tells Philip that she took some practice shots with the gun in the woods, but she didn't shoot EJ. She says that she got the gun from an old business associate. Philip isn't believing a word of this and refuses to dump the gun for her.
Stefano promises that he'll find out who shot EJ and will make them pay. EJ asks for Sami. But Sami is at home with Lucas. Lucas asks Sami to take off her wedding ring, but Sami is afraid of what Stefano will do if she acts like she's not married to EJ. Lucas tells her that she never consummated her marriage, so they can find a way to annul her marriage to EJ. Sami says that it's not that simple because she wasn't the only target at the church--one of those bullets was meant for her.
This episode bores me and here's why: NOTHING IS HAPPENING. All that is going on is that everyone is just recapping all that happened in last week's episodes of Days of our Lives
. Bo and Hope are basically summarizing stuff that we all know. Now, they're talking about Kate Roberts. Bo wants to get a search warrant so they can look for Kate's gun.
Kate tells Philip that she was at the church during the wedding. She took out the gun and pointed it at EJ, but then she couldn't decide whom she hated more, EJ or Sami. She closed her eyes, and then the gun went off. She knows that she didn't shoot EJ because the last person she was aiming at was Sami.
Stefano calls Lucas' apartment and isn't surprised when Sami answers. He tells her to go to the hospital.
Hope asks Bo to bring Shawn in on the case. Bo was impressed with Shawn's work so far, but is disappointed that he took off to check on Claire without telling a superior first. Roman comes in to the church to tell them that they can't recover the bullet. Bo asks Roman to spy on Kate (without a search warrant) but Roman refuses. He doesn't think Kate's a killer, and he says that if Bo thinks she is, then Bo should do the spying.
Philip takes Kate's gun and says that they never had this conversation.
EJ is pretty lucid for having been in major surgery only a little while ago. He can't feel his legs, and Stefano gives him the bad news that he's paralyzed from the waist down. EJ asks Stefano to leave him alone.
Philip finally relents to Kate's badgering and agrees to take care of her gun.
Sami shows up at the hospital and finds out that EJ is paralyzed and that her truce with Stefano is tenuous at best.
Next on Days of our Lives
: Cordy is the only way to prove that Ford is the campus rapist, Sami talks to EJ, Kayla questions Steve's alibi.
-Debbie Chang, BuddyTV Staff Writer
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