Friday, December 26, 2008

Flesh Eating Bacteria – Need I Say More?

Jill meets Nicole at the pier. "You're pregnant," gasps Nicole, "Did Dr. Baker do that to you?"

"No," says Jill, "My insurance didn't cover it."

Brady and Melanie talk about the Alternative Fuel Project. Melanie tells him she's involved with it. "I look forward to learning about it," says Brady.

Melanie smiles, "I look forward to teaching you... about the project." Brady wonders why she's there since it's the holidays. "I'm a go getter," says Melanie. Phillip walks up and breaks it up before Melanie can go get it.

Stephanie ciphers at her table in the pub as Chloe comes in. Wedding talk. Kate talk. "Phillip talks about Kate a lot," says Stephanie.

Are you seeing each other," asks Chloe. Inquiring minds want to know.

"Sort of."

"We should talk."

Rafe refuses to help Sami give her baby away, "Where in the world do you even come up with crazy stuff like this?"

Sami says, "From you!"

The killer stalks, "Say goodbye Sami Brady."

Jill tells Nicole Dr. Baker didn't get her pregnant. She figures out that Nicole doesn't know about the relationship, like she said she did over the phone, "Who are you and what do you want from me?" Nicole says she wants to help. Jill says she doesn't need a friend. She starts to leave but Nicole calls for her to stop.

Brady suggests he and Melanie have lunch another time. Phillip suggests Melanie take the day off. She asks about her secretary. She says she needs one since she's in charge of the Alternative Fuel Project. Phillip growls, "You own the patents. You're not in charge of anything." Brady steps in and tells Melanie they just have to nail down the specifics of her job duties.

"The project could be lucrative," says Phillip, "but it's a crapshoot. Kind of like whether DOOL will be on the air next year." Melanie vows to prove she's an asset to the company. She leaves and Phillip tells Brady he's in over his head.

"At least I've got a head that's my own," says Brady.

Stephanie and Chloe talk about Phillip. Chloe says, "Phillip was my first love. And also my first FWB."

"FWB?"

"Friend with benefits."

"Benefits," asks Stephanie, "You mean you shared an insurance policy?" Chloe says she thinks Stephanie is Phillip's rebound and maybe he's hers.

"Or maybe you still have feelings for him and want to spoil it for us," says Stephanie.

Sami rationalizes it's Rafe's fault she's giving up her baby because he told her about Sister Agnes. Sami's mind is a complex thing. Modern science still hasn't completely figured out the atom. "I'm a Catholic," says Sami, "My faith means something to me. Well, all of it except for that pesky little seventh commandment. Anyway, If I can't take care of my baby then that convent is the right place. It beats the hell out of the DiMeras raising my baby."

Rafe scolds, "You'd better watch those 'hells' around Sister Teresa."

"I won't say 'hell' around her," insists Sami, "I'm saving the really shocking words for her, except I never would use the mother of all four-letter words – DOOL. In case you haven't noticed, I have a deadline. My due date is getting closer. I'm looking forward to a super bowl party for two and a half but it's not getting any easier."

The assassin sneaks up behind a shadowy figure, "Turn around, Hernandez... nice and slow." Joe the Wino slowly turns, holding up his arms. Rafe's cell phone is in his left hand.

Nicole stops Jill and promises she's not there to harm her. Jill turns and notices Nicole's nerf bump, "You're doing exactly what I am aren't you?"

"OMG," gasps Nicole, "Your baby's fake, too?"

Phillip warns Brady about Melanie, "Give her a desk she'll want the whole damn company."

"Maybe she just wants a little respect," says Brady, "All this animosity you have toward Melanie, it's obviously personal."

Phillip says, “Well, you're damn right it's personal."

Melanie punches an elevator button, "Bummer, Phillip. Now I have to teach you a lesson."

Stephanie thinks Chloe is being phony. Chloe says she was just trying to be helpful. She starts to leave but Stephanie digs for more. Chloe says, "Phillip isn't the same guy I fell in love with. Not one single part is the same. It destroyed Phillip when I dumped him for Brady, but what really finished him off was marrying Belle."

Rafe tells Sami they can't be too careful, "We have to practice safe witness protection. When I said this arrangement is getting old, I didn't mean I can't stand being with you. I meant I can't stand even being near you. But I understand the importance of this assignment – protecting a child and... choke... gag... someone I care about." Hugs.

Nicole says she's in exactly the same situation as Jill. Jill asks, "Are you thinking about giving up your baby too? When you're desperate... well... desperate times call for predictable recycled scripts." Jill says Dr. Baker promised her little girl will go to a wonderful home.

Phillip thinks he and Brady make a great team. Brady senses he's not thrilled with their arrangement at the office. He thinks Victor is tougher on Phillip because he's the heir apparent. Brady leaves. Phillip stares.

Stephanie thinks Chloe isn't excited about her engagement to Lucas. She wonders if she still has feelings for Phillip. "You've picked up the wrong vibe," says Chloe, "Just like I've picked up the wrong guy." She leaves. Melanie comes in.

Rafe and Sami play Christmas candy poker. Rafe contemplates, "I see your stars and raise you two angels." Sami folds. Sami deals. Rafe says he sees how torn apart she is being away from the twins and wonders how she can even consider giving her baby away. He tells her how bad an orphanage can be. Sami says she's just going to dump the kid temporarily.

"Then what?"

"He'll come back in six months and he'll be five years old."

Nicole wonders who else Dr. Baker is "helping." Jill asks how much he's paying her. Nicole says they haven't discussed payment yet. He's paying Jill $10,000.

"Selling babies to the highest bidder," says Nicole, "There might be another way, Jill. Are you familiar with Ebay? "

Stephanie gives Melanie the brush off. Julie swoops in and sits at Melanie's table, "What's shakin'?"

Norm from Cheers steps in, "In your case, Julie, all four cheeks and a couple of chins."

Brady meets Chloe at the DiMera mansion. She says she's there to dump Allie.

"Why can't Lucas do it," asks Brady.

"He's still playing with his Christmas present," says Chloe, "He was having trouble sticking the Mr. Potato Head eyebrows into his own forehead.
In case you're wondering, Nicole isn't around. I know you're not great at being alone but Nicole – really bad idea."

Sami says she's just trying to buy some time. Rafe asks, "Who you gonna say the father is, me?"

Sami puts her brain cell to work, "Hey, that's not a bad idea!"

Jill tells Nicole she is due any day now. "Then that won't work," says Nicole. Jill tells her she is having second thoughts about giving up the baby. "You might be the reason I keep my baby," says Nicole.

Julie tells Melanie she went to visit Nick. Nick told her all about Melanie and Julie advises her it would be better if she stayed away from him, "And I heard you're a secretary at Titan."

"I'm an executive now," says Melanie.

"Well," beams Julie, "Congratulations on your meteoric rise to the T-O-P, working away between those two hunky dudes that run the place."

Phillip walks in and smooches Stephanie as Melanie loses her lunch.

Rafe says he has been through something like this. He was once asked to claim he was the father of a mobster's kid, "It didn't work well, since the mobster was a guy, so it wasn't exactly the same. So, tell me, what would you do if a nice couple came along and adopted your baby."

"I'd save a lot of money on babysitters."


Nicole tells Jill she isn't going to give up her baby. Then she hands Jill a wad-o-cash. "That's the nicest thing anyone has done for me in a long time," says Jill, "I'm glad you decided to keep the baby and hope it all works out for you." They wish each other luck and part. Nicole sniffles and pulls out her trusty cell phone.

Melanie insists she's a professional, "And Phillip, Brady and I will make an excellent threesom... uh... team." Julie wishes her luck and leaves. Melanie rolls her eyes.

Phillip suddenly remembers a big question he has to ask Stephanie.

Prevuze

Phillip asks what she is doing on New Years Eve. Stephanie says she's babysitting for Kayla, "She's going to take L'il Joe out and someone has to watch Dad." Phillip suggests they ring in the new year together.

Melanie says, "Only if we can wear funny hats."

"Absolutely," says Phillip, "And nothing else?"

Sami insists she will figure something else and not lose her baby forever, "What is your plan to get me to a hospital?"

"I have it covered if it ever comes to that," says Rafe.

"IF?"

Rafe says he intends to be out before she delivers. He scoots his cookie-chips to the center of the table, "I'm all in – Pair of jacks."

"You win," says Sami. She shows her cards, "A DOOL flush. Which is what they should do to this story line."

Brady insists he's not involved with Nicole; He's just worried about her. Chloe says, "That makes two of us. She didn't even come to see me after the transplant. We've been out of touch."

"I can't think of two women in Salem who are more out of touch," says Brady." His phone rings. He takes a look at the caller-ID and tells Chloe he'll get to it later.

Nicole stands on the pier and frets, "Why isn't he answering? Brady, pick up. I can't do this alone.

Phillip suggests he and Stephanie go to Maggie's big New Year shindig at Chez Rouge. Melanie overhears and rushes out. Outside, she calls Maggie and tells her she will be going to the party after all.

Rafe gives Sami a chance to win her cookies back. He's happy she trusted him with the truth. Sami thinks it didn't do her much good.

The killer is on the phone with the mystery guy he's always talking to, "Some bum had Rafe's cell phone."

"Doesn't EJ have his own cell phone," asks the voice.

"At least I know he's in the area," says Sleazo, "I'm getting close. When one of them shows their face it's all over."

Brady smooches Chloe and wishes her a happy new year. Same to him. Chloe says she doesn't want Brady to get on Nicole's bad side, "Nicole and I are friends but... flesh eating bacteria – Need I say more?"

Nicole is in Dr. Baker's office. "Miss Walker," says Baker, "I'm surprised to see you again. I thought we were through."

"Oh no," says Nicole, "We're just getting started." She sticks his cell phone into his face, "Disgusting... I'd think a guy who rakes it in like you do would have an iPhone."


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9 Comments:

Anonymous joydoctor said...

So, the writers are dragging it out for the killer to locate Sami? Big surprise, NOT!

How can businessmen let a girl like Melanie manipulate them so much? You would think they would know how to deal with the likes of her? She is worse than Kate, and only 18? A girl like that on DOOL is bound to end up dead soon because she is stepping on way too many people to get her way. Then again, they haven't killed Kate off yet, have they?

4:25 AM  
Blogger Applecheeks said...

Cfish – thanks for the biology lesson. Yes, that does explain a lot. HAHAHA

Bulldog – ROFLMAO

Mel needs a secretary?? Oh, puleeeze!

My HUH?! moment:
When you're desperate... well... desperate times call for predictable recycled scripts." Jill says Dr. Baker promised her little girl will go to a wonderful home.

Loved the Prevuze snark, but for pete's sake!! If Dr. B is involved with illegal baby-selling, the minute a desperate Nicole started talking about not letting EJ know she lost a baby why didn't the doc offer to keep quiet and arrange to get her one?? Why all the blackmail crud??? I know, I know. It's DOOL. But FOR PETE'S SAKE!

Norm from Cheers steps in, "In your case, Julie, all four cheeks and a couple of chins."

Norm, and Prevuze, get banned from the pub for being offensive to others in public (which is actually illegal in some town on the west coast right now I understand).

Still chuckling over the image of Lucas trying to stick the Mr. Potato Head eyebrows into his own forehead. Thanks for that, Prevuze, and thanks for the post-Christmas cheer.

6:54 AM  
Anonymous Bulldog said...

"Norm from Cheers steps in, "In your case, Julie, all four cheeks and a couple of chins." OOhh, Prevuze gets a penalty flag for that one. HAHAHA

My HUH? moment: "Chloe says she doesn't want Brady to get on Nicole's bad side. "Nicole and I are friends but... flesh eating bacteria - Need I say more?" Which is why it was so unbelievable they were getting to be BFFs in the first place. Talk about ridiculous. The only one who seems to remember what people have done to them in the past is good ol' Victor. He acts the way someone would to those who, gee, I don't know - try to electrocute them or give them a stroke, etc. HA

They must think people will be out shopping and not watching. Could this episode have been more of a time-killing rehash?

But Prevuze is spot-on with Cfish's picture and "But it's a crapshoot. Kind of like whether DOOL will be on the air next year."

Thanks, Prevuze, for suffering once again thru this drek to give us some laughs in our post-Christmas-sugar-high stupor! TGIP!

7:10 AM  
Anonymous Betyar said...

I always thought that biology was not a precise science. I see I was wrong! Of course! That picture explains everything. You guys cracked me up this morning! Someone definitely has too much time on their hands! And I'm glad to see them put that time to good use with the new twist on the DiMera sperm theory and survival of the fittest. I'm definitely enjoying my post-Christmas sugar high stupor, because starting January first it all goes down hill for me! Merry belated Christmas to you all!

8:22 AM  
Anonymous Leslie said...

Rafe refuses to help Sami give her baby away, "Where in the world do you even come up with crazy stuff like this?"

That’s a really stupid question. Rafe has already spent enough time around Sami to know that she is certifiably nuts.

Phillip suggests Melanie take the day off.

I need to get a job at Titan and work for Phillip. I can always use extra paid time away from the office.

Brady steps in and tells Melanie they just have to nail down the specifics of her job duties.

I have some suggestions for some duties Melanie might be able to handle. Make her floor marshal for the fire drills, have her go through the Titan refrigerator to clean out all the forgotten lunches that have turned into moldy science projects, have her change the bottle in the water cooler, and, lastly, put her in charge of buying paper plates and napkins for the employee birthday celebrations. Someone else will need to purchase the plastic knives and forks since Melanie should not be handling any object with a sharp point.

"Selling babies to the highest bidder," says Nicole, "There might be another way, Jill. Are you familiar with Ebay?"

HOHOHOHOHOHOHOHOHO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nicole tells Jill she isn't going to give up her baby. Then she hands Jill a wad-o-cash.

Where is Nicole getting all the money she keeps flashing around? Is she hocking Stefano’s stuff?

"You win," says Sami. She shows her cards, "A DOOL flush. Which is what they should do to this story line."

Prevuze, again, shows more sense than anyone on the DOOL writing team.

Shout out to CFish and Bulldog!! Those photos and captions were really funny. Applecheeks, I’m with you. Since Dr. Baker knows how desperate that Nicole is for a baby, he could have charged her big bucks to come up with a bogus EJ spawn so she could keep EJ and the DiMera money. I’m just curious when both of the babies will be born. Sami’s baby was conceived about a month and half before Nicole’s. If EJ is too dumb to do the math, Stefano sure isn’t. Prevuze, I certainly hope that Santa brought you everything you wanted. If not, I’m sure you can find it half price today!!!

8:59 AM  
Blogger Prevuze said...

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9:48 AM  
Blogger Prevuze said...

Prevuze, I certainly hope that Santa brought you everything you wanted.

I don't know if it counts as a Christmas present, but I got the video unit back so at least Prevuze II should be more interesting.

And I got a can of Kick Ass coffee to help me stay awake while I'm watching DOOL drivel. Really, that's the name. So I didn't have to use a censored link.

9:53 AM  
Blogger Applecheeks said...

The only one who seems to remember what people have done to them in the past is good ol' Victor.

I don't know, Bulldog. As pointed out before he certainly has forgiven Kate who has put a hit out on him, bashed him on the back of the head, and left him for dead in the mansion she set on fire.

Maybe it depends on how long ago the attempts on his life were made and he's forgotten anything more than a decade ago. LOLOL

10:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

POINT TO PONDER.....
Melanie signed a paper giving her the rights to the Alternative Fuel Project. She's never read the thing. She has the intelligence of a housefly. She probably wouldn't understand it, if she did read it. She knows NOTHING about it at all. All she knows is that Nick and her Dad worked together to come up with the idea and Nick signed the rights over to her.
Yet, she's the consultant on the project at Titan. What would she do if Victor and/or his colleagues should ask her a question about it. Could she tell them how it works? She's clueless. Wake up, Victor.
And that has been a POINT TO PONDER on DOOL.

7:48 PM  

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