Spoilers: Days of our Lives in Australia – 19 Dec 2011 – 23 Dec 2011

Days of our Lives airs in syndication on Channel 9 in Australia.  It is telecast at 2pm weekdays, unless there is a game of cricket being played.  Episodes of Days of our Lives are not skipped but as a result Australian fans fall further and further behind US airdates each summer.

Episodes airing in Australia this week aired during October 2010.

Monday 19 December, 2011
  • Sami has told Rafe she shot EJ
  • Rafe doesn’t initially believe her, but Sami can prove it.
  • Rafe pledges his love and loyalty, then goes to finish resigning from the FBI.
  • Sami tells Will that Rafe knows all.
  • Arianna looking for Rafe overhears Sami talking to Will about her shooting EJ.
  • Chloe’s wedding hangs in the balance as Daniel talks to Melanie.
  • Melanie realizes Chloe hid the truth with yet another lie.
  • Before Melanie can break Daniel’s heart he is called away.
  • A run in with Brady makes Melanie conflicted.
  • Maggie admits to Victor that spending time with him makes her feel disloyal to Mickey.
  • They attend the wedding together anyway.
  • The wedding starts, but is halted when Melanie arrives…
  • Vivian begs Gus to help her.
  • Gus finally decides to help Vivian.
  • Brady overhears Vivian talking to Gus and almost uncovers Vivian’s plan.
  • Arianna witnesses a kiss between Brady and Nicole.
  • Nicole and Arianna have words.
Tuesday 20 December, 2011
  • Will is in awe of Rafe’s decision to quit the FBI to protect his mother.
  • Given the circumstances Rafe thinks EJ got what he deserved.
  • Sami, Will and Rafe make a pact never to tell their secret.
  • EJ is discharged from hospital.
  • EJ receives a court order banning him from seeing Johnny and Sydney.
  • EJ is upset to lose his kids and Sami.
  • Stefano sets him straight.
  • Arianna goes to EJ ready to tell him what she overheard.
  • Kayla tells a worried Stephanie the paternity switch situation is out of her hands.
  • Melanie puts Chloe on notice, but doesn’t reveal her affair.
  • Melanie refuses to speak to Carly.
  • Daniel and Chloe are married, and head off on their honeymoon.
  • Melanie tells Philip sometimes you have to lie for love!
Wednesday 21 December, 2011
  • Kate interrupts Arianna when she tries to tell eJ about overhearing Sami admit to shooting him.
  • Not wanting to risk EJ’s health, Arianna reconsiders when she sees a display of EJ’s temper.
  • Arianna leaves to meet Gabi, promising to return.
  • EJ and Kate talk about where her loyalties lie.
  • Rafe assures Sami she can’t be implicated in EJ’s shooting.
  • Sami still worries about Kate and Arianna.
  • Nicole and Brady bond over booze and their shared secret (Vivian).
  • Gus arrives in Salem, but is knocked unconscious at the mausoleum.
  • Melanie can’t forgive Carly.
  • Philip feels guilty as Melanie confides in him.
  • Chloe’s “comment” about Melanie comes between Daniel and Chloe on their honeymoon.
Thursday 22 December 2011
  • Arianna tells Rafe she overheard Sami admit to shooting EJ.
  • By Rafe’s reaction, Arianna realizes he already knew.
  • Sami threatens to have EJ arrested when she finds him holding Sydney at the hospital.
  • EJ vows to get his children back as he hands Sydney back to her mother.
  • Ciara fakes illness to stay away from school.
  • Bo takes Ciara to see Hope in prison.
  • Hope reassures her daughter that they are still a family.
  • Hope asks questions about April’s death.
  • Jane and Lee decide something will need to be done about her suspicions.
  • Carly tells Nathan to stay away from Melanie.
  • Ben invites Carly out for coffee…
Friday 23 December 2011
  • Nicole asks Brady if marriage and children are in their future.
  • Brady tells her they have to deal with Vivian.
  • And anyway, she can’t adopt because of her prison record.
  • Brady also admits to not wanting children.
  • Nicole is disappointed especially when she sees Sydney with Caroline.
  • Victor finds Vivian in the sarcophagus.
  • Vivian blames Nicole.
  • Victor goes to get help to open the sarcophagus.
  • Victor tells Brady he found Vivian and Brady admits to everything.
  • EJ worries that Arianna has information about Will or Sami but has gotten cold feet about telling him.
  • Stefano tells EJ his goon followed her to Rafe’s after she left the mansion.
  • They realize Rafe will pressure his sister to keep quiet.
  • Stefano and EJ decide they need to get the information out of her by any means necessary…
  • Sami tells Will that Arianna overheard her confess to shooting EJ.
  • Will vows to protect his mother.
  • Sami vows she won’t let Arianna destroy her family.
  • Rafe tells Arianna he knows Sami shot EJ and asks Ari to keep quiet.
Days of our Lives will be preempted from December 26, 2011 – December 30, 2011 due to the Cricket.
 Merry Christmas!


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