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Soap Summary: Helena Cassadine returns to Wyndemere

| Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, 9:00 p.m.

The Bold and the Beautiful

Brooke stuns Caroline and Rick when she admits that she knows about Bill's involvement with Deacon, and she even takes Bill's side. Caroline threatens to tell Hope and Liam about how Bill manipulated them. Caroline informs Liam that Hope is still in love with him. Feeling resistance from others about the changes that he wants to make at Forrester Creations, Thomas is reminded by Taylor that his inheritance from Stephanie makes him the majority shareholder of the company. He does not need to get permission from anyone to move the company in the direction he desires. Rick and Eric conspire about how to stop Thomas from taking over Forrester Creations. Thomas gives Rick and Eric an ultimatum about their place within the company.

Sneak peek: Taylor knows too much.

Days of Our Lives

Sami is appalled that Nicole is working for Eric. A stunned Marlena walks in on Brady making love to Kristen. Rafe witnesses a close moment between Sami and E.J. Maggie goes to Daniel, whose hands are still shaking. Maggie blames Jennifer for raising his hopes. Daniel admits he needs some time off, and Maggie encourages him to go to the cabin at Smith Island. Nicole arrives at Smith Island just as Jennifer collapses in Daniel's arms. Daniel realizes Jennifer's appendix is about to burst. Abigail overhears Cameron making a hot date, and realizes he has moved on.

Sneak peek: The nightmares continue.

General Hospital

Helena Cassadine ventures to Wyndemere, believing she has come at Nikolas' invitation. Anna thinks over Duke's romantic weekend invitation. The folks gathered in Llanview receive a visit from an agent of the CIA, King. Blair demands to hear what King knows of Tomas' connection to Alcazar. Blair attacks Todd, still unconvinced that he's not a part of the Tomas-Alcazar mystery — but Carly defends him. Dante and Lulu consider a plan to keep Maxie under their supervision. A.J. tells Sam that the company is important to him, because he wishes he could prove to his grandfather that he's worthy. Felicia tells Maxie she doesn't want her to serve as Lulu's surrogate. John McBain is hired by Anna for the PCPD. Sonny and Carly argue over Michael's discovery that Sonny kidnapped Connie. Starr warns Todd not to expect her mother, Blair, to fall into his arms. Molly freaks out when she realizes her manuscript has been deleted. Faison and Obrecht discuss how to prove to Anna that Faison and Duke are two different people. A.J. implies to Tracy that he might be on the verge of skating on all charges.

Sneak peek: Looking for Lucy

The Young and the Restless

Avery takes Nick to a nightclub and suggests that he buy the place. Billy tries to get Victoria to open up about her kidnapping. Jack apologizes to Billy and says he's glad that Victoria is all right. Adam and Chelsea argue about Sharon's presence in their lives. Adam adamantly tells her he isn't cheating, while Chelsea maintains that emotionally cheating is worse than cheating physically. Sharon tells Dr. Watkins that Chelsea knows about the fire at the Newman ranch. Sharon tells Adam that she's not the person she used to be and that he needs to devote his energy to his wife. Sharon tells Nick she was diagnosed as bipolar. Victor gives Adam the details about Jack's painkillers and tells him to use the information against Jack so they can reclaim Newman. Leslie tells Neil that she's concerned about working with him at Jabot because of their history. Michael tells Fen that Summer is a bad influence. Michael and Lauren invite Jamie over so he can meet Fen. Nikki brings Victor into their new penthouse for the first time. The Newman family celebrates at the penthouse; Victor is stunned when he answers the door to find Sharon.

Sneak peek: The end is near.

Lynda Hirsch writes for Creators Syndicate.

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