Written by David Janes
Coming off of a hot summer of reveals and bombshells, Days of our Lives is pulling out all the stops and has no signs of slowing down any time soon. The NBC soap released it’s Fall preview promo and is promising to line up some big reunions, amp the stakes and promises the biggest twist in Daytime! The Fall Promo teased:
The Stakes Will Rise:
Jack (Matthew Ashford) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) headed towards a dramatic reunion in which he regains his memories …but there appears to be a bump along the way when it shows Jennifer with a gag in her mouth and held against her will!
-Lani (Sal Stowers) holds Vivian (Robin Strasser) (who’s in a cape with her back turned with a gun!) at gunpoint!
-Victor (John Aniston) orders Ben (Robert Scott Wilson) to be “eliminated” from Ciara’s life
The Reunion You’ve Been Waiting For:
-Nicole and Eric finally reunite at last…..no masks or deception involved!
-Stefan (Brandon Barash) gets the shock of his life when Vivian is alive!
On the Romantic Front:
Eli (Lamon Archey) and Lani getting married! John (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena (Deidre Hall) celebrating one’s company with a kiss! Xander (Paul Telfer) pulls Sarah (Linsey Godfrey) into a kiss! Jack and Jennifer kissing! Gabi (Camila Banus) and Stefan kissing!
On the Brinks of Death and Heartbreak:
-Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) fights to recover following a heart attack; Lucas (Bryan Datillo) returns, and joins Will (Chandler Massey) at Kate’s bedside as Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) says in a voiceover: “We did everything we could do, there is no neurological activity.” as a quick frame shot shows Gabi breaking down and crying.
-Xanders says to Sarah “Maybe you’re preggers,” innercut with dramatic shots of: Lani, Hayley (Thia Megia), Sarah, Gabi, Ciara (Victoria Konefal) right as we cut to: Sarah running to a garbage and throwing up.
Crazy Returns and Surprises:
-Jordan (Chrishell Stause) in a nurses uniform says, “Let’s go cause some mischief” to a bed-ridden Claire! (Olivia Rose Keegen) And Glammed up queen in the form of Hope….or is it the return of Princess Gina? (Kristian Alfonso)
-Xander in…..a WIG.
-Kristen relishing, celebrating and rejoicing! (Stacy Haiduk)
“All Leading Up to a Twist, Never Before Seen in Daytime Drama.”
(Reaction shots of John, Brady (Eric Martsolf), and Gabi saying “You are in for a surprise”)
Anyone having Salem Stalker/Melaswen throwbacks with the announcer teasing “the biggest twist in daytime history?” I haven’t heard this much rumbling about a big twist since the Jim Reilly era of Days, and the unfolding of Marlena being the Salem serial killer, and all of her victims all alive on Melaswen!
Oh and that ending shot of the promo…..What in the!?! Are we headed for Buried Alive 2.0? We headed for one doozy of a Halloween special and a Fall-twist!
DAYS Teases for the weeks ahead!
-Eric, Jennifer and Jack uncover the mysterious Chicago location whereabouts!
-Dr. Rolf returns, as Soap Legend, Robin Strasser (One Life to Live’s Dorian!) assumes the role of Vivian Alamain!
-Stefan receives a surprising phone call…..from Vivian!
-Ben and Ciara find Julie just in time…however Julie is in bad shape as she’ll fight for her life.
-Vivian and Eric will find themselves in a dangerous situation!
-Vivian and Stefan reunite, as her return stuns Gabi!
-Kayla relays heartbreaking news about Julie’s condition to Hope and Eli
-Lani has words for Gabi about how she left Julie to die
-Eric tracks Nicole down!
-Victor orders Xander to get “rid” of Ben!
-Vivian and Kate face off!
-The Real Nicole Walker returns …and reunites with Eric!
-Sarah is pregnant! And struggles whether to tell Eric or not
-Brady walks in on Victor’s plot
-Nicole and Kristen have an explosive confrontation!
-Vivian plots to finish off Kate once and for all.
-Hope breaks the news to Doug about Julie
-Eric and Sarah break it off
-Eli questions Stefan and Gabi
Gear up! Days of our Lives pushing it’s foot on the gas pedal as we head towards a doozy of the biggest Fall that’s taking the show to the TOP (literally).