Julian pleaded with Maya and Rick to find someone other than Nicole to be their surrogate. Nicole began to have doubts about her promise to Maya. Julian tried to recruit Eric and Brooke to oppose Nicole’s surrogacy. An interloper interrupted Nicole and Maya’s private moment. Brooke and Eric discussed the choices that brought them to where they are in the present. Nicole’s resolve was shaken by the words of someone she respects and she came to a final decision. Katie noticed Bill’s new attitude toward work versus personal life. Ridge was concerned that the media would focus more on Caroline’s pregnancy than their current designs. Wyatt felt Thomas’ outburst at a Forrester Creations staff meeting was caused by something more personal than professional. Liam and Wyatt bonded over their rivalry with Thomas. Steffy confronted Thomas over his intentions.
Romance, mystery and danger were the order of the night at the town’s bicentennial celebration. Abigail was stunned to find incriminating evidence on Ben. Caroline tried to get Victor to believe that Bo’s life was in danger. Bo finally contacted Caroline. Abigail found herself in a dire situation with Ben. Bo and Caroline tried to interfere with Hope’s wedding to Aiden. Adrienne was shaken to see Eve and Justin in a passionate kiss. Abigail struggled to get away from an unhinged Ben. A conflicted Aiden made a difficult decision on his wedding night. Kayla was stunned when someone she loves was rushed to the hospital. Abe confronted Lani about why she came to Salem. Hope fought for her life. Steve received a disturbing note. Sami had startling news. Theresa and Brady’s relationship took a predictable turn.
Lulu made a life-changing discovery. Morgan bedded a new female friend. Jake questioned Hayden’s interest in attending his wedding. Carly tried to confirm an important discovery. Jake felt a strong sense of deja vu with Liz. Carly had a mindblowing discovery and a dangerous encounter. Kiki acted out after learning of Morgan’s tryst. Lulu let loose on Dante. Patrick and Sam shared family time. Morgan tried to be a good friend to Kiki after her raucous night out. Laura had concerns about Liz and Jake’s wedding. Nikolas reminded Laura of their secret. Ric helped Sonny with his custody case. Scott advised Ava, who feared she would lose Avery. As Liz and Jake’s wedding began, Hayden approached Liz. Jake looked for Carly. Anna met her new doctor. Paul advised Ava on dealing with Sonny.
Devon asked Paul if he should conclude that Hilary is dead. Lily told Cane he is too unpredictable and shouldn’t be around Charlie and Maddie. Victor reopened the Top of the Tower restaurant in time for Nikki and Phyllis’ Halloween fundraiser for the Delia Project. Nikki asked Kevin and Mariah to chaperone the children’s parade. Faith got scared when she saw someone dressed as the devil. Lauren was upset that Michael was working and late for the gala. Phyllis locked horns with Chelsea. Luca was angry when sparks flew between Noah and Marisa. Chelsea worried about her future with Adam. Victor questioned Abby about her relationship with Stitch. Kevin received a cryptic message on his computer.