Days of Our Lives (DOOL) recap for Friday, December 28, 2018, reveals Eli (Lamon Archey) is late picking up Lani (Sal Stowers), so she comes to pick him up. Lani asks if he and Sheila (Tione “T-Boz” Watkins) are taking turns in the shower again.
Eli Loves That Lani Is Jealous
Eli tells her that drives her crazy. Lani says it’s a little annoying that every time she stops by he and Sheila are walking around half naked. Eli tells Lani Sheila will be moving soon and is at a concert tonight. Eli starts to kiss Lani; she tells him to get dressed. Eli and Lani arrive at the party.
Eli wishes that Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) was there, but because of her, the truth came out about Gabi (Camila Banus). J.J. (Casey Moss) questions what they are talking about, Eli can’t believe she hasn’t heard what Gabi did to his sister. Lani joins Eli and tells him she bid on skydiving for two, Eli tells her hell no.
— Leah Moulder (@Leahmo34) December 29, 2018
Haley Agrees To Meet J.J.
Days of Our Lives’ J.J. is ready to go to the fundraiser, and Haley (Thia Megia) teases him about being dressed up. Haley says she’s spending the night with Carson Daily and a million others. Haley accuses J.J. of thinking she would try to kill herself again. J.J. asks Haley to go to the party with him. J.J. tells Haley it’s a date as friends. Haley tells J.J. she doesn’t have the cash for a ticket, he says she can use Abby’s.
Haley tells J.J. she doesn’t have anything to wear but agrees to go home and try to find something. Haley tells J.J. she will meet him there. After Haley runs out, they come back inside, and J.J. introduces Haley to Justin (Wally Kurth) and Adrienne (Judy Evans). J.J. tells Haley his dad died six years ago. Haley tells J.J. she’s glad she stayed.
Justin Gives Eric Advice
Days of Our Lives’ Eric (Greg Vaughan) tells Justin he wants to sue for custody of Holly (Harlow and Scarlett Mallory). Justin tells Eric that Chloe’s (Nadia Bjorlin) lawyers will do everything they can to win which means bringing up the past. Justin tells Eric that the judge always sides with the family and he would be going against Maggie’s (Suzanne Rogers) wishes.
Eric asks if Justin is refusing to help him, he tells Eric to think long and hard about this. Justin leaves to pick up Adrienne and tells Eric he will see him at the benefit. Eric tells Justin he isn’t going because I would just remind him of Nicole (Arianne Zucker). Justin thinks Eric needs to be reminded of Nicole and what she did for the center.
Adrienne Is Upset With Steve
Days of Our Lives’ Adrienne is on the phone ripping into Steve (ex-Stephen Nichols) about not being home with his wife. Adrienne tells Steve he’s going to lose his wife again. Sarah (Linsey Godfrey) and Adrienne talk about Steve working with the ISA. Adrienne says the Johnson’s always take off half-cocked. Sarah and Adrienne talk about Jack (Matthew Ashford) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) and how great they were together. Adrienne says Steve has the option to come home and Jack never will.
Sarah helps Adrienne to fix her makeup, and Justin tells them both how beautiful they look. Justin, Adrienne, and Sarah show up for the party. Sarah speaks to Brady (Eric Martsolf) and Chloe. Brady goes to the kitchen to check on things while Sarah apologizes to Chloe. Chloe tells Sarah she understands that she wants what is best for Holly and excuses herself. Eric arrives, and Sarah is glad to see him. Eric tells Sarah what Justin said to him about custody. Sarah offers to talk to Maggie again, but Eric says no. Eric speaks to Chloe and asks about Holly. Brady starts drama when Chloe offers to let Eric visit Holly tomorrow. Sarah tries to defuse the situation, but Brady won’t stop. Eric excuses Sarah and himself to get a refill.
Chloe Tells Brady To Call Eve
Days of Our Lives’ Chloe is having to take care of the fundraiser because Julie is still recovering. Brady offers to help her handle the party. Chloe and Brady discuss his and Eve’s (Kassie DePaiva) relationship, and Chloe urges him to give Eve a call. Chloe offers to let Brady use her office to call Eve. Brady doesn’t want to talk to Eve, all he does is go from one bad relationship to another. Chloe tells Brady to stop antagonizing his brother, Sarah is right, Holly has a rough road ahead. Brady wishes Nicole would walk through the door right now. Chloe says stranger things have happened.
Can’t wait for @KassieDePaiva’s return to #DaysOfOurLives this week when #Eve returns to Salem with Jack Deveraux. Watch out Jennifer! This is going to be GREAT!#Evealicious pic.twitter.com/dZdeSIjhE6
— KDP Fan Club (@KassieDePaivaFC) December 27, 2018
Eve Crashes The Party
Days of Our Lives’ Eve, although we don’t see her face yet, is getting ready for the party tonight. A man, Jack, walks in with his suit for the evening. Jack zips up Eve’s dress, and we see an article about the benefit online. Eric speaks to Chloe and asks about Eric. Brady starts drama when Chloe offers to let Eric visit Holly tomorrow. Sarah tries to defuse the situation, but Brady won’t stop. The countdown to New Years is over and Eve arrives. Eve is sorry she missed the countdown but says “let’s get this party started.”
— Leah Moulder (@Leahmo34) December 29, 2018
Dr. Shah Asks Jennifer To Date Him
Days of Our Lives’ Dr. Shah (Andre Khabbazi) comes to pick up Jennifer for their date. Dr. Shah tells Jennifer that he knows she and Eric broke up and explains that Sarah told him. Jennifer and Dr. Shah arrive, and Eric walks into the room. Chloe is talking to Jennifer and Dr. Shah when Brady needs to speak to her. Dr. Shah asks if she’s ok, Jennifer assures him she is. J.J. approaches and asks Jennifer why she didn’t tell him about the baby and Abby.
Jennifer couldn’t get in touch with J.J. she tried to call. J.J. is telling her about Haley and how she needs help with Haley walks in and overhears him. Haley runs out after overhearing J.J. and Jennifer, he goes after her and tells her he just wanted to introduce her to Eric to see if he can help. J.J. talks her into coming back inside, and she agrees. Adrienne asks Jennifer about her date for the evening. Jennifer and Adrienne talk about Jack and how this new intern reminds Jennifer of him. Dr. Shah asks Jennifer if she is open to dating him.
Jennifer And Eric Praise Nicole
Days of Our Lives’ Jennifer speaks about Tom (MacDonald Carey) and Alice (Francis Reid) and how they helped people in need for years. Jennifer introduces Eric who gives a speech. Eric thanks Jennifer and Julie for all that they do for the center. Eric talks about second chances and how Jennifer got him his job at the center. Eric says this job has given him a new outlook on life.
Eric talks about Nicole and how much the center helped her. Eric tells everyone that Nicole recently passed but her spirit will remain at the Horton Center. Jennifer says Nicole was a great asset to the center and she will be greatly missed. A woman in a cloak arrives outside the door. Justin and Adrienne give Jennifer a check.
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Days of Our Lives airs weekdays on the NBC network.