Friday’s Days of our Livesoffered up an intense episode filled with gunfire, kidnappings, a wedding, and a freak out!
First, at the warehouse, John (Drake Hogestyn) and Eduardo (A Martinez) are facing off with thethe gunmen who are trying to kill them as they finish off their mysterious drinks! It is revealed that Marlena (Deidre Hall) and Arianna have been kidnapped by these henchmen and someone is calling the shot using an altered voice. Eventually, Marlena and Arianna are freed, and John tells Marlena to leave quickly.
As the situation in the warehouse escalates and shots ring out, back-up has come in the form of the Salem PD with Rafe (Galen Gering), JJ (Casey Moss) and Lani (Sal Stowers). But things take a dire turn when Eduardo sees that his son in the line of fire from an oncoming bullet from one of the assasins. Next, Eduardo throws himself in front of Rafe and is shot. The next several minutes are tense as Eduardo is bleeding out, and Rafe is trying to hold his composure while tending to his father. Rafe tells Lani to get an ambulance! But then, Eduardo asks where John is and then everyone realizes he is gone! John has been kidnapped.
Later at the end of the episode, John is tied up and in some large room that eerily looks like a lab. In comes a decrepit old man with a horrendous red scar across his face with big eyes, who introduces himself as Timothy Robicheaux AKA Yo Lin (Tobin Bell)! The old man implores John to look at his eyes to see their resemblance. This finally introduces the story of the unraveling mystery of John’s biological father.
Meanwhilem Chad (Billy Flynn) and Abigail (Kate Mansi) are in the throes of their wedding day, but the wedding party is MIA. Chad eventually learns why after speaking with Gabi (Camila Banus) who was worried for her daughter’s kidnapping and the best man Rafe iis n the middle of the shootout! Chad does some improvising and gets Theo (Kyler Pettis) to be his best man.
In the most touching moment of the episode, Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes), Adrienne (Judi Evans) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) give Abigail something borrowed, blue, and new which all had significant meanings. Julie gives Abby a poem from her great-grandfather Tom Horton, who’s poet pen name was of course, “Norm De Plume”. Adrienne gives Abigail a very sentimental locket with a photo of her late father Jack as a child inside …. so she’ll have always have her father nearby and to see the resemblance of her son and Jack. Jennifer gives Abby a new penny for good luck and a drawing of a bouquet of violets she saved from Abby’s childhood.
Eventually, the wedding begins. Doug (Bill Hayes) walks Abigail down the aisle. As soon as she is facing Chad and the nuptials are about to begin, Abby sees the image of Ben (Rob Scott Wilson) through the window and freaks out and screams! Did Abby really see Ben … or is she imaging it?
Sadly, after Gabi arrives at the hospital to be reunited with her daughter, a cop tells her and Marlena to wait at the hospital and that he has been instructed to guard them. What will Gabi do when she finds out her father has been shot? What will Marlena do when she realizes John has been kidnapped?
So, what did you think of Friday’s DAYS? Did you enjoy the Chabby scenes and the beginning of their wedding? Were your creeped out by Yo Lin? Where is Ben Weston? Will Eduardo’s shooting finally bring Rafe and his father closer? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!