The Forresters – including Kristen and Antonio Dominguez – unite for Zende and Nicole’s wedding and Sasha makes a return, hoping to mend fences with the Avants. Quinn battles her own selfishness as “her” house is taken over for the wedding just as she and Ridge are battling their feelings for one another. Bill and Wyatt are sad and single, Steffy is distracted by a social media meltdown, and Bill wants Brooke doubting her decision to marry Ridge. Plus, the Spectras are back, with Patrika Darbo as Sally’s (Darlene Conley) sister Shirley and Courtney Hope and Courtney Grosbeck as Sally’s grandnieces Sally and Coco.
Julie’s estranged son David dies just as Stephanie returns to Salem for Steve and Kayla’s wedding. Victor tells Deimos to sort out the mess he’s made with Orwell and keeping Chad and Gabi prisoner, and Abby and Dario’s rescue mission pulls the pair together as they consult with Kate and Eduardo. Adrienne finds out that Sonny has been kidnapped, and Jennifer and Adrienne take on Orwell. The charges against Hope are dropped and she sets out to protect Hattie, and Belle has bad news for Nicole at Holly’s custody hearing. Austin and Carrie return, and Anna gives Andre an earful.
Chelsea goes on a date with Nick and they kiss after Nick sees Chelsea in a new light thanks to a crisis. Billy and Victoria celebrate their future, while Lily’s plans for a sexy night with Cane hit a snag. Jill keels over in pain while shouting at Colin for taking all the money from her account for an investment, and later Billy races Jill to hospital where she gets life-changing news about her medical condition. Michael is suspicious of Gloria, and Hilary goes to great lengths to keep Devon at her side.
Patrika Darbo comes in as Sally Spectra’s (the late Darlene Conley) sister Shirley.