The Young and the Restless recaps for August 23 – August 27, 2021, feature some sketchy details emerging from an enigmatic character’s past, a woman giving birth under less than ideal circumstances, and so much more!
The Young and the Restless Recaps: Monday, August 23
Ashland Locke (Richard Burgi) presented Victoria Newman (Victoria Newman) a sketch of his vision for a Newman/Locke campus; she was displeased to see the plans include a secondary tower emblazoned with the Locke insignia…Sally Spectra (Courtney Hope) eavesdropped on Victoria and Nikki Newman’s (Melody Thomas Scott) luncheon and overheard the bride-to-be fantasize about her perfect wedding dress. Afterward, she told Chloe Mitchell (Elizabeth Hendrickson) that she plans to convince Victoria to don a Spectra Original.
Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) encouraged Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow) not to involve himself in Billy Abbott’s (Jason Thompson) investigation into Ashland’s past.
Young and Restless Recaps: Tuesday, August 24
Billy revealed to Lily Winters (Christel Khalil) that his investigator has uncovered something rather troubling: in his youth, Ashland was involved with an older woman, and it was the acquisition of her companies that set Ashland on track to become the corporate giant that he is today.
Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) momentarily lost himself in Traci Abbott’s (Beth Maitland) latest page-turner – a roman à clef about Dina’s halcyon days; his workaholism greatly concerned Traci.
Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic) regretfully resigned his position as the face of ASKMD; he suggested Elena Dawson (Brytni Sarpy) be considered as his successor. Unbeknownst to all except Amanda Sinclair (Mishael Morgan), Elena is feeling excessively drained owning to all her overtime at the hospital.
When he learns that Moses Winters (Jacob Aaron Gaines) is scared that his mother will insist on his return to New York now that he’s no longer studying medicine, Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) offered to intercede on his behalf…Moses and Faith Newman (Reylynn Caster) both agreed that they want to be more than just friends.
Mariah Copeland (Camryn Grimes) felt what she feared were labor pains… Benjamin “Stitch” Rayburn (Sean Carrigan) told Abby Chancellor (Melissa Ordway) that he recalled seeing an older gentleman purchasing Mariah’s favorite protein bars in bulk at a convince store.
Y&R Recaps: Wednesday, August 25
Devon was dubious of Stich’s story; he shared his concerns with Abby, who began to doubt her ex’s story as well…Victor’s snooping into Ashland’s past uncovered information similar to what Billy related to Lily…Ashland learned that someone has been investigating him; he comes clean to Victoria about his involvement with the elder businesswoman. Victoria later confronted Victor over his actions.
Jack and Phyllis commiserated over their absentee children. Sally spied the closeness, then made a point of telling Nick that his girlfriend has been spending all her free time with Jack.
Gloria Fisher Baldwin (Judith Chapman) gave Lauren Fenmore (Tracey Bregman) the hard sell on making her the head of JCV. Lauren agreed to promote her – on a temporary basis; Lauren then warned Chloe against partnering with Sally…Mariah realized that she was indeed in labor, and made a desperate plea to her captor for freedom.
The Young and the Restless Recaps: Thursday, August 26
Rey Rosales (Jordi Vilasuso) and Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart) managed to get their hands on video surveillance from the gas station Stitch mentioned. After viewing the footage – which has been altered from its original form – the men deduce that Stitch fabricated his story. The GCPD tech department break the encryption on Mariah’s phone and uncover its location. Rey, Victor, and Devon are stunned to find it hidden amongst Stitch’s possessions.
Sharon Rosales (Sharon Chase) and Tessa Porter (Cait Fairbanks) pray for Mariah’s safe return…Abby arranged a face-to-face between her and Stitch, during which she implored him to reveal Mariah’s location…Despite fear and trepidation, Mariah readied herself to deliver baby Bowie.
Y&R Recaps: Friday, August 27
Stitch confessed to having abducted Mariah, and to have done so in order to impress Abby by being the one to “save” her. At Abby’s urging, he spirits her to Mariah’s location…Devon and Rey join the women, and an ambulance is called. A weakened Mariah cried that there’s no way she’d make it to the hospital in time…With Devon and Abby by her side, and Nate on video conference, Mariah gave birth.
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