Dr March warns Nicole not to have sex while she’s undergoing the surrogacy treatments, Quinn shocks the Forresters by going pink and innocent for Halloween, and Eric asks Brooke to move back into the mansion. Thomas crashes Caroline and Ridge’s first sonogram appointment after trying to put the Spencers in their place back at the office, while Wyatt seethes as Thomas flirts with Ivy.
Liam asks Caroline what’s going on between her, Ridge and Thomas after Brooke blabs about Ridge’s vasectomy. Thomas finds out that Ridge and Caroline are keeping a secret from him, and Ivy asks Thomas to back off after he designs a dress for her and kisses her, but Thomas bets Steffy that he can steal Ivy from Wyatt. Zende has mixed feelings when Nicole announces that she’s pregnant, and the Forresters and Avants gather for Thanksgiving.
Liam proposes to Steffy, while Ivy gives in to temptation with Thomas, but once Steffy finds out, she can’t resist telling Wyatt. Later, Wyatt dumps Ivy, leading to a confrontation between Steffy and Ivy during which Steffy shoves Ivy into a pile of live electrical wiring!
Steffy admits to Ridge that she pushed Ivy into the wiring because Ivy kissed Thomas, and Ridge lays into Thomas for chasing after women who’re not interested in him. Ivy gets a restraining order against Steffy, and Julius freaks out when Nicole’s childhood pal Sasha (Felisha Cooper) drops by – she’s his secret daughter! Stephanie’s portrait hangs centre stage at Christmas, and Ivy is ready to return to Australia after falling down the stairs while fighting with Steffy. Brooke later kisses her brother-in-law Bill and admits her feelings for him… and then accepts his job offer at Spencer Publications.
Liam accidentally travels to Australia with Ivy after knocking himself out in the plane toilet, and Wyatt tries to get into bed with Steffy while she believes that Liam’s followed Ivy. Liam walks in on Wyatt and Steffy asleep in his bed, and Rick praises Zende’s photographs of Sasha after Sasha steps in because Nicole’s having morning sickness. Liam, believing that Steffy had a fling with Wyatt the second his back was turned, kicks her out of his house and asks for his ring back. And Nicole can’t help but feel jealous when Rick hires Sasha to work as a print model with Zende.