After Phyllis walked in on Fake Jack and Victor’s heated conversation, The Moustache covers by saying he is upset about Ashley having an aneurysm. Phyllis tells Victor to drop the act. Victor tells Phyllis not to go looking for trouble. She drops it, but Red’s “Spidey senses” are tingling.
Jack lets Ashley in on the plan to frame Victor. She says she’s not going along with the plan. Jack tells her the merger was a ruse to get both companies. Ashley doesn’t trust Fake Smilin’ Jack and thinks when the s#!^ goes down Fake Jack’s hands won’t get dirty. Jack asks her to stay out of the way if she’s not on board. Phyllis grills Jack, and he snaps at her and says there is nothing to worry about. Fake Jack leaves the room, his phone goes off and Phyllis looks at it. Jack returns and takes his phone. Phyllis tells him he got a confirmation that ‘M’ was with him and they’re both dead. She asks him who is ‘M’? Jack looks stunned.
Billy works on Ashley, and eventually she says she’s in on the plan to set up Victor. She warns him that if Vicki finds out she will never forgive him.
Nick tells Sage that he wants and needs her in his life, and she agrees to move in. They kiss and, wouldn’t you know it, Sharon and Dylan watch them. Nick apologizes to Sharon for blowing up at her when Sage went to the hospital. Dylan tells Nick about Avery and Joe. They tell Sharon and Dylan they are moving in together, and Sharon congratulates them. Sharon says she will talk to Faith to try to ease her into the transition. Sharon tells Nick she is working at Crimson Lights, and Nick congratulates her on doing so well. In a purely kneejerk reaction, Dylan tells Sharon he’d like to move in with her.
When Kyle stonewalls her, Summer says they can’t have a future if he’s telling lies and keeping secrets from her. Kyle tells Summer he’s in love with her. She says he has to be honest, and he agrees to tell her, but he stops short and tells her it would be better if he dropped it.
Billy and Vicki agree that she will keep an eye on Victor and he will keep an eye on Jack. They’re like the houseguests in Big Brother who make too many alliances. LOL
Vicki reports to Victor and tells him what Billy asked her to do. Summer comes running in and tells Victor there is something he needs to know. Can no one keep a secret in this city by the bay?
Lauren asks Devon to let her out of her lease at the boutique. At first he’s puzzled, but everything becomes clear when Lilly shows up and says she wanted to throw Lauren’s cheating ass out. The two women fight about Cane and then he shows up. Cane tells Lilly it was Michael that set it all up. Lilly blasts them and leaves. Hilary shows up and asks Devon if he still wants to work on romantic wedding plans. Hilary suggests they go away and get married in a low-key event. Devon says they should stay and have a beautiful wedding. He says the wedding is about them telling the world that they are proud to be together and they choose each other.
Jack tells Phyllis the text must be from a wrong number. Yeah, ‘cause I get texts that people are dead from wrong numbers all the time. LOL. Kyle shows up and tells Fake Jack that Summer figured about the plan and will tell Victor. Fake Jack loses it on Kyle and he scares the crap out of him. He says Victor thinks he owns him and controls him but he won’t live under his thumb. Kyle apologizes and says he didn’t want to lose Summer. Fake Jack realizes he’s gone to far and tries to give Kyle romantic advice.
Summer tells Victor and Vicki that she doesn’t want Kyle to get caught in the middle of the Abbotts and the Newmans. They both realize that Summer was trying to warn them that the Abbotts are planning a move on the Newmans.
Summer runs into Phyllis and tells her everything that went down with Kyle. She tells Phyllis she had to go and tell Victor. Phyllis goes to Fake Jack and gives him hell for putting Summer and Kyle in harm’s way. She asks him point blank if the merger was a farce. He asks her if they could end the war by getting both companies wouldn’t that be a worthy goal. Phyllis shoves him and asks, “Who are you?”
Joe crashes Avery and Michael’s meeting. His past comes to light and Michael forces him to leave. He tells Avery that a restraining order won’t work and they have to come up with another method. Lilly walks in and slaps Michael across the face and the blasts him for playing fast and lose with their marriages and mentions the prostitute and pushing Cane to Lauren. Michael plays the cancer card and Lilly plays her cancer card right back. She says don’t be a coward and drag her husband into it. Michael says he didn’t force them to kiss and they did it on their own. Lilly slaps him again. I wonder if they need stunt people for all these slaps. LOL.
Cane talks to Lauren and tells her that Michael didn’t sleep with the prostitute. They are unaware that Joe overheard them. Joe talks to Cane about Lauren, but when Cane leaves he hits on Lilly like a true snake.
Lauren goes to Michael and asks him to admit he was wrong and that he loves her. He says no and gives her the divorce papers. Lauren is beside herself with grief. She signs the divorce papers and throws them at Michael.
Avery hears someone in her apartment and calls Dylan.
Summer tells Kyle that she went to Victor, but didn’t tell him much. They are both tormented because they are caught in the middle. Kyle tells her about his dad snapping and says he doesn’t recognize him.
Phyllis asks Fake jack who “M” is, and he tells her that “M” was a woman he once loved.
Finally, we see Victor looking over Marco’s criminal dossier and he sees Marissa’s name.
Phyllis asks Fake Jack if “M” was before her and if it was serious. He tells her yes on both counts. Phyllis wants details about “M”. Jack says her name is Manuela and he was in South America on a business trip for his father. He tells her he almost married her. Phyllis appears to buy his story, but then she asks why they didn’t marry. Fake Jack said was a free spirit who took off. Phyllis asks who died with her and who texted him the news. He tells her years later he tried to track down Manuela, but found out she was married. He said he paid down her and her husband’s debts secretly. He said his contact in Latin America contacted him and told him Manuela and her husband died while on their first vacation. Victor calls Fake Jack and tells him he needs to see him at the office. Wow, wouldn’t Phyllis go straight to Ashley to confirm Fake Jack’s story is a whopper of a lie?
Jack and Marissa find an empty house. Jack asks her to tell him about Marco. Marissa said that Marco was a bad boy but he saved her from the streets. She says he was the only man she ever loved. There came a time when he had to choose and he left her with a bag of money. Marissa thinks he’s probably dead. Marissa says when Marco’s people find out they weren’t on the boat they will come after them. Manuela tells Jack she needs to get him a doctor. Jack is skeptical whether she will come back.
Victor reads press on Marissa and how Marco left her holding the bag. Victor tells Vicki he wants her to stop digging into what Jack and Billy are up to. Victor makes a call and asks for details of the boat explosion.
Once they know Ashley is in on the plan, Billy is suspicious as to why Gabe is on board with screwing over Victor. Gabe talks about him screwing over his dad.
Ashley won’t tell Abby what’s going on. It’s probably because she’s incapable of keeping a secret. Vicki tells Abby she thinks the Abbotts are planning a move against Victor. Vicki and Abby agree to team up to find the real truth.
Billy asks Gabe for the rest of the story and tells him that his story rings false. Gabe throws Delia’s death in his face and then tries to throw them off by saying that Jack is his father. Ashley and Billy think he’s full of it. Gabe said Jack had an affair with his mom. Ashley says she wants a DNA test. She asks where Kyle is, and Billy said he’s out of the country checking on the money transfer. She tells Billy to contact Kyle and tell him not to put the money transfer through. Once alone, Chelsea calls Gabe a bastard and goes off on him for being so deceitful. She tells him to get the hell out of her house.
Victor tells his contact he got the info on the boat explosion. He wants to know where it went down and wants a recovery attempt because he wants proof.
Vicki and Abby try to pump Billy for info, and Abby lays out their fear that Jack is planning the screw over Victor. They try to get him to fess up. Billy tells them that Gabe is Jack’s son.
Ashley finds Phyllis looking up Latin boat explosions on her computer. Ashley is looking for Jack. Phyllis tells her he was called to go meet Victor. She asks Ashley about Manuela, but conveniently doesn’t ask her the right questions. Phyllis says something is off about his story. Ashley tells Phyllis that Gabe is Jack’s son.
Victor calls Jack on the murders and shows him the report on the boat explosion. He calls him a thug and says he’s in over his head. He said he made him and he can break him. Victor says that Marco killed Austin and Courtney because they found out about two Jacks. Victor says that he shouldn’t implicate him. Fake Jack threatens Victor’s life. Victor tells him he can’t be intimidated. Fake Jack pulls a gun on Victor.
Avery calls Dylan in a panic and says she saw an intruder on the balcony. The power goes out and the phone is dead. Dylan rushes off to her, but Sharon doesn’t want him to go. Mariah hears about the 911 call and shows up at Sharon’s. She asks Sharon if she’s bothered by Dylan’s connection to Avery, and tries to rile Sharon up.
Avery tells Dylan she saw a tall guy with a trench coat in a hat. Paul shows up with a cop and asks Dylan what he’s doing there. Dylan said they think it’s Joe. Avery tells Dylan that Joe scares her. Dylan says that he won’t let Joe hurt her again. Paul said there’s no evidence of anyone on the balcony. They both tell her to call the cops next time.
Neil picks Nikki up from rehab and brings her to the AC.
Victor tells Fake Jack he doesn’t have the guts to pull the trigger. He tells him he’ll be exposed and that the gun clip is empty. Fake Jack pulls the trigger and nothing happens. Victor says one wrong move and people will know who he is and what he’s done. Phyllis shows up and accuses them both of plotting and says she knows everything. They think she knows about the plot, but it turns out she’s talking about Gabe being Fake Jack’s son. Neil calls Victor and tells her he took Nikki to the AC.
Phyllis asks Fake Jack if he still loves her. Jack tells her he is madly in love with her and craves her and will tell her anything. Phyllis hugs him and feels the gun in her pocket. Fake Jack tells Phyllis that he tried to pull a fast one on Victor and he has the gun for protection because Victor will try to kill him. WTF! This writing bites!
Lilly grabs Joe as a drinking buddy. She whines to Joe about Cane, Michael and Lauren. She tells him Cane is staying in a room at the AC. Joe then whines about Avery and Dylan. Lilly tells Joe that she told Cane that he flirted with her and he didn’t even care. Neil shows up and gives her a lecture about drinking. She tells him about Cane and Lauren sharing a kiss.
Victor sees Nikki and tells her she needs to come home. They argue, but Nikki sticks to her guns. Neil interjects and Victor turns on him. He tells him that he is stressed and Neil was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Neil tells Victor he thinks people are hiding things from him and he wants to know what’s going on. Victor says there’s a problem with Jack. He tells Neil he thinks Jack is trying to make a move on the company and on his life.
Sharon shows up at Avery’s and finds out that Dylan left. Sharon asks Avery to leave Dylan out of her ordeal with Joe. Joe shows up at Avery’s and says they need to talk. Sharon sticks around, and Joe says that Dylan confronted him. Avery observes that Joe is wearing a dark trench coat. They tell him to leave or they’ll call the cops, and he does.
Dylan runs into Lilly, and she tells him Joe was at the club. Joe shows up and Dylan accuses him of being on the balcony and to stay away. Mariah shows up and stops Dylan from going after Avery. Mariah grills Dylan about his intentions with her mom and tells him not to lead her on and to steer clear of Joe and Avery.
Will Joe kill Avery?
Nikki calls Paul over to make amends for what she did.
Victor’s kids and grandkids wish him a Happy Father’s Day at the AC, and Jack and Phyllis show up. Nick tells them that Sage and he are living together at the ranch. Abby tells them that Jack is Gabe’s father. Noah asks Nick if Sage knew about this, and he says no. The kids talk about the killer. Victor tells them to stay out of it and let the police handle it.
Fake Jack tells Phyllis she has to trust him and he won’t tell her because he needs her to have plausible deniability.
Marissa comes back to Jack with pills and a cell phone. He insists that she call Jabot and tell them he is alive; mostly because it would ruin Chuck Pratt’s awful storyline if Jack actually called his brother or sister and told about them his ordeal.
Paul tells Chris that Dylan took him out for Father’s Day. She tells him he doesn’t have to hide it from her. Nikki apologizes to Christine, who appears to have thawed in her hatred.
Kyle arrives at the police station to see Paul.
Gabe finds Chelsea crying because Connor made a Father’s Day present for Billy. She feels bad that Connor doesn’t have a dad and for not keeping Adam’s memory alive. Gabe starts channeling Adam again, and Chelsea has questions. When she doubts his credibility she promises to tell him the truth. Billy shows up, and Chelsea brings Connor down and presents him with the Father’s Day gift. An irritated Gabe says Connor deserves a dad who puts him first and takes off.
Billy spends time with Vicki and their kids. She asks him what Jack is planning against her dad. Billy tells her if Jack is planning something against Victor they’ll all know soon enough. Really! That’s the best response they could write? Vicki asks him how he’s feeling about Gabe being Jack’s son. Billy is hurt and shocked by Jack’s actions.
Nikki show up at the AC and joins her family. Summer goes over to her mom and Fake Jack’s table. Phyllis ask her to help smooth the news that Jack is Gabe’s father over with Kyle. Once Kyle finds out he is floored, and Summer leaves him with Fake Jack. Kyle is angry as he tells his dad that he transferred the money and told Paul that Victor is an embezzler. Jack gets a call from Marissa and she says’, “Marco is that you?” She lies to him and tells him Jack died. He asks her to come to Genoa city and that he’ll wire her money.
Victor tells his family that they are taking a Hawaiian vacation. Marco shows up and says he hopes Victor gets what he deserves for Father’s Day. Right after that, Paul shows up and charges The Moustache with embezzlement.
Meanwhile, Jack is pissed that Marco is pretending to be him and wants to get back ASAP.
Will Jack make it back to Genoa City before Marco scoops him up?
Will Gabe tell Chelsea the truth?
Will Christine forgive Nikki?
Will Marco kill again?
Will Lilly sleep with Joe?