The Days of our Lives recaps for November 15 – November 19, 2021, feature an objected-to wedding, several couples in crisis, a plethora of confessions, and more.
Days of our Lives Recaps: Monday, November 15
The Devil reiterates its diabolical plan to John Black (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena Evans Black (Deidre Hall) – to weaken the love that the couple share, it will compel John to cheat. To further that goal, Satan morphs into Kristen DiMera (Eileen Davidson). John is able to resist the temptation.
During a private confab with Gwen Rizczech (Emily O’Brien), Kristen (Stacy Haiduk) copped to kidnapping and depositing Sarah Horton on a remote island. In exchange for her continued silence, Kristen insists that Gwen help her escape the SPD…Xander Cook (Paul Telfer) asks Maggie Kiriakis (Suzanne Rogers) to help reconcile Gwen and Jack Deveraux (Matthew Ashford); she reluctantly agrees to do so.
Nicole Walker Brady (Arianne Zucker) confided her one-night stand with Rafe Hernandez (Galen Gering) to EJ DiMera (Dan Feuerriegel). Rafe and Ava Vitali (Tamara Braun) reconciled, though the former kept mum about his affair with Nicole; the couple retired to separate bedrooms.
DAYS Recaps: Tuesday, November 16
A possessed Marlena gifts Ciara Brady Weston (Victoria Konefal) an accursed bauble. Theo Carver (Cameron Johnson) issues congratulations and well wishes to Ciara.
Julie Williams (Susan Seaforth Hayes) decides to forgo attending Paulina Price (Jackée Harry) and Abe Carver’s (James Reynolds) wedding. She does, however, provide the bride-to-be with her traditional something old. Later, Julie asks Belle Brady (Martha Madison) to help her sue Marlena.
Chanel Dupree (Raven Bowens) refuses to attend her mother’s nuptials. Later, “Marlena” “reluctantly” reveals that Paulina and Lani Grant (Sal Stowers) are mother and daughter.
DOOL Recaps: Wednesday, November 17
Kate Roberts (Lauren Koslow) agrees to give romance with Roman Brady (Josh Taylor) another go…”Marlena” slyly insists to Chanel that she mustn’t disclose the truth about Lani’s parentage…Steve Johnson (Stephen Nichols) floats the theory that Marlena has been usurped by Hattie Adams. Realizing that Steve hasn’t given up on his quest to find a missing John, “Marlena” sends him on a wild goose chase…The marriage ceremony gets underway. At the appropriate moment, Chanel objects.
DAYS Recaps: Thursday, November 18
Chanel makes the claim that Lani is Paulina’s daughter, and, as such, is no relation to Abe. Paulina decries Chanel’s accusation; Chanel doubles down, and Olivia Price (Special Guest Star, Marla Gibbs) is forced to concede that the young woman speaks the truth.
Abe exits the church; Paulina gives chase, but he’s not interested in her apologies or explanation…Theo castigates Chanel for disrupting the proceedings and upending the lives of his loved ones…Belle decides that she will indeed take up Julie’s cause…Olivia rightfully deduces that “Marlena” was the one tipped Chanel off to the truth.
Susan is aghast to learn that she was used as the Devil’s vessel. John attempts to school her in the art of lock picking. Susan seems to succeed in her efforts, but upon opening the crypt’s door, she comes face-to-face with “Marlena.”
DOOL Recaps: Friday, November 19
“Marlena” prevents Susan from summoning help. The Devil once again assumes Kristen’s form in an attempt to lead John astray…Chanel finds comfort in Johnny’s arms. Things heat up between the pair, and they head for Johnny’s bedroom.
Lani strikes Paulina in the face; Paulina tells Lani about her conception, and the decision to give her to Tamara…Marlena gets a hold of Susan’s cellphone, but before she can reach out for help, she receives a call from an imperiled Sami Brady DiMera (Alison Sweeney)!
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