"Bold and the Beautiful": Liam arrived at Brooke's house to speak to Hope, but Brooke didn't know where she was. In Hawaii, Wyatt got Hope to tell him what she saw between Liam and Steffy in the cabin. Quinn taunted Donna with news of Hope and Wyatt's trip and her return to Forrester. On Christmas, the Forrester family reunited, and Rick and Caroline were surprised by each other's gifts. Eric honored Stephanie's memory in a new family tradition. Forrester welcomed Ridge back to Los Angeles, and a rivalry was reignited between him and Rick. Finally alone, Wyatt made his move on Hope. Liam told Brooke that Quinn again set him up. Ridge's curiosity was aroused when he caught Brooke and Bill together, and she came clean. Liam told Hope of Quinn's plot against them and tried to convince her that things were over with Steffy. Wyatt returned just as Liam was asking Hope a pivotal question.

"Days of Our Lives": Sami finally came clean to EJ. about Nick. Kate, Sonny and Gabi tried to hide their nerves from "Santa." Stefano returned to town and made a request of Kate. Hope had bad news about Bo for Ciara. Sami gets her earring back from Ciara, but Hope has suspicions about it. Jordan sent a mysterious email. Victor tried to make up with Maggie. Daniel got a Christmas surprise. Brady got high for Christmas just as Nicole arrived. Eric tried to interpret his dream about Nicole. EJ offered Sami support. The Hortons celebrated Christmas while Anne tried to thwart family tradition. Gabi identified Julie as a threat. Victor paid Eric an unexpected visit. Brady tried to stop Maggie from moving back into the mansion. Theresa conspired with Anne so she could "rescue" Daniel. JJ's attitude adjustment threw Abigail. Jordan was conflicted by Rafe's Christmas gift. Nicole and Eric were reminded of when they first fell in love. Brady turned on JJ to save face with Daniel. Theresa asked JJ for a favor regarding Daniel. EJ took Sami to the woods, where she had a terrifying experience. Will suspected Sonny and Gabi were keeping something from him.

"General Hospital": Patrick told Sabrina he was going back to Robin because Robin is his wife and the mother of his child. Patrick told Robin he is back where he belongs. A wounded Carlos escaped from the warehouse. Sabrina was stunned when Carlos showed up at her doorstep. Julian ordered Morgan to kill Sonny but he accidentally shot Max. To protect Morgan, Sonny took the blame for the shooting. Dante sought the truth about what happened at the warehouse. Diane and Milo held vigil at Max's bedside. Ava toyed with AJ. Silas asked Sam on a date for New Year's Eve. A military veteran who thought he had cancer came to Silas. Lulu and Dante discussed harvesting and fertilizing eggs to have another child. Maxie had an announcement for Robin and her parents. Nicolas suggested Britt move in with him. Felix thought Sabrina's nausea was due to pregnancy. Maxie told Lulu she was leaving town to find herself. A mysterious, handsome stranger visited Maxie. Silas was ready to come clean to Sam.

"Young and the Restless": Family and friends celebrated Summer's birthday at the Underground. Sharon's presence troubled Victor as he watched her work with Nicholas, and Victor warned him about her. Paul obtained the suit Fen wore the night Carmine died. Leslie struggled with a big family Christmas as she had dinner with Neil's family. Billy was surprised that Jack was using Kyle against Victor. Billy and Victoria thought of Delia as they decorated their tree. Things got tense when Nick asked Avery what she and Dylan were doing for the holidays. Victor and Nikki clashed over the changes he made to her will. Someone entered Abby and Tyler's hotel room during a romantic holiday in Los Angeles. Paul arrested Fen. Summer told Lauren and Michael that Fen told her he killed Carmine. Chloe interrupted Adam and Chelsea's first Christmas with Connor. Victor gave Victoria shares of Chancellor-Newman to give to Johnny. Leslie worked on Christmas to get the charged against Devon dropped. Leslie accepted Neil's wedding proposal.