Soap Opera Review by Nancy M. Reichardt

Unexpected Blessings on 'BATB'

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Everyone was surprised when Julian gave Maya and Rick his blessing. Zende encouraged Nicole, who told him about the high hopes she has for her future. Thorne arranged for Aly to get help for her mental problems.

DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Kate sympathized with Justin, who is having a hard time dealing with his divorce. Abigail told Will she is prepared to do something drastic if her baby turns out to be Chad's. Eric told Serena she will never be a part of his future.

GENERAL HOSPITAL: Julian told Sonny he wasn't behind the attack on Sonny's warehouse. Lulu confronted Valerie about kissing Dante. Lucky reunited Elizabeth with her son Jake, who supposedly died when Luke hit him with his car five years ago.

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Devon and Hilary made wedding plans. After the man who really raped Avery (she wrongly thought it was Joe) was caught, she told Dylan she was leaving town. Marissa and Noah came close to sharing a first kiss.