The Days of our Lives recaps for October 11 – October 15, 2021, featuring the Devil inching ever closer to achieving his goals, a dream project getting its funding, and so much more.
Days of our Lives Recaps: Monday, October 11
At the Devil’s urging, Dr. Marlena Evans Black (Deidre Hall) persuaded Ben Weston (Robert Scott Wilson) to lean into Ciara Brady Weston’s (Victoria Konefal) desire to have a baby; she’s congratulated on a job well done by her tormentor, who revealed that he has, “big plans” for the Weston offspring.
Johnny DiMera (Carson Boatman) presented Abigail Deveraux DiMera (Marci Miller) with a copy of his film’s finalized script – now titled Possessed: The Marlena Evans Story. Abby and Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn) rehearse a scene depicting Marlena and John Black’s (Drake Hogestyn) in flagrante delicto.
Allie Horton (Lindsay Arnold) reiterated her displeasure over Johnny and Chanel Dupree’s (Raven Bowens) relationship; she then attempted to beg off appearing in Johnny’s film, but he persisted.
John attempted to talk Roman Brady (Josh Taylor) into reneging on his agreement to invest in Johnny’s project; he later admits he’s worried about dredging up memories of Marlena’s possession. Allie revealed to the men that the entire movie has been rewritten to focus on that pivotal event.
DAYS Recaps: Tuesday, October 12
Marlena’s attempt to ascertain the Devil’s exact plans for Ciara and Ben’s baby is stymied by John’s arrival – he’s there to talk her into denying Johnny the rights to her life story, but upon seeing Marlena’s addled state, John instead tables the discussion and insists on taking his wife home.
Ciara is thrilled at Ben’s sudden about-face. After the couple makes love, a sudden gale blasts through the apartment…The Devil invades Marlena’s dream via a white noise machine; he urges her to give in to him; as a show of his power, he forces her to levitate above the bed.
Roman explained to Johnny that he will no longer be investing in his film…Chad and Abigail discuss the possibility of the former acting opposite the latter in the role of John. EJ DiMera (Dan Feuerriegel) is aghast at the idea and threatens to tell Li Shin that Chad is not pulling his weight at DiMera Enterprises. Later, EJ promises Johnny a cash infusion on the proviso that he gets to play John.
DOOL Recaps: Wednesday, October 13
Abby and Chad reconnected and made love…Roman made a point of telling John that he’s backing out as an investor in Johnny’s film; John interrupted Satan’s attempt to completely possess Marlena; he explains his position re: Johnny’s passion project.
Eli Grant (Lamon Archey) and Lani Grant (Sal Stowers) joined Paulina Price (Jackée Harry) and Abe Carver (James Reynolds) in celebrating their engagement; the intendeds decide to wed during the third week of November…Ciara and Ben decided not to read too much into the wind that ripped through their abode.
Days of our Lives Recaps: Thursday, October 14
EJ insisted on having Chad and Abigail sign legally binding contracts detailing their contributions to Johnny’s project; Abigail will portray Marlena; Chad will be an investor. EJ’s subsequent revelation – concerning his casting as John – is met with derision from the couple.
Gabi Hernandez (Camila Banus) and Jake DiMera (Brandon Barash) confronted Ava Vitali (Tamara Braun) and Philip Kiriakis (Jay Kenneth Johnson) respectively; Gabi cautioned Ava against giving in to her darker impulses – least she lose Rafe Hernandez (Galen Gering) to Nicole Walker Brady (Arianne Zucker); Jake warned Philip to steer clear of the Vitali mob, and Ava – then he received a verbal termination from his job at Titan.
Rafe and Nicole shared an awkward cross outside the Brady Pub; he confesses to a jealous streak where she and EJ are concerned…Philip caught Chloe Lane (Nadia Bjorlin) and Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) in what appeared to be an intimate embrace.
DOOL Recaps: Friday, October 15
Rafe and Nicole inch towards one another, their lips primed for a kiss; EJ’s appearance brings the exercise to a halt; Nicole is forced to referee the men…Philip punches Brady in the face. His attempts to apologize to Chloe for his behavior after the fact are for naught; Chloe announced she’s moving out of Chez Kiriakis.
Allie refused to appear in Johnny’s film unless he gets expressed permission from Marlena to document her experience….the Devil managed to prevent Marlena from warning Ben about his nefarious plans for Ben and Ciara’s baby…Marlena chagrined John by agreeing to let Johnny’s film proceed unencumbered.
Ciara reclaims her old job at Titan…EJ pulled Nicole in for a reciprocated smooch…Despite his misgivings, Ben assured Ciara that he was truly on board with her plan to have a baby.
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