Mike goes to see Carrie in her office and she hands him her resignation. Mike tears up the resignation and says he's reconsidered. Mike tells her that he would not be doing his job if he let the hospital lose her. Mike gets beeped for Greta's surgery and ALi knocks on the door to tell Mike they are wanted in surgery. Carrie decides to leave as well and Ali tells Carrie she never got the chance to thank her for helping her to put things in perspective after she lost the head nurse job. Ali leaves and Carrie tells Mike she may have misjudged Ali and Mike says he might have as well. Ali overhears this and thinks her plan is working. Mike remembers his conversations with Ali about dumping her and Carrie asks Mike if he is okay. He tells her that he is not, they still have problems. Mike says he has to go to the OR. Meanwhile, Craig tells ALi to give up her fantasy about Mike. ALi tells Craig that by tonight, she and Mike will be back together.
At the courthouse, the DA gives his closing argument and urges them to find Samantha Brady guilty of murder. He says that Sami did not remember a thing, she is a murderer and this is a plot to convince the jury that she is innocent. He tells the jury that now is the time to find Sami guilty of murder in the first degree. Mickey gives his closing argument, saying there are no witnesses to prove Sami killed Franco Kelly and all they DA has is a theory. He asks the jury if they can say without a reasonable doubt that nobody else could have killed Franco? That Sami was framed? That just because she's made mistakes, she's able to commit murder? Mickey says that Sami did recall that she did not shoot Franco, she was framed. Mickey says that Franco was no saint and had many enemies. Mickey tells them they must acquit Sami so the real killer can be caught. Mickey concludes and the jury is taken to begin deliberation. Sami's family supports her, but she knows her dad and Mickey fear the worst. She thanks her grandparents for not turning her back on her when she gave them countless reasons to. MAggie suggests they all go say some prayers and Sami hopes she gets a miracle like the one she got on Christmas, but she thinks she's used up all her miracles. Sami says what she needs is Lucas to show up and confess.
The jury deliberates and most think Sami is guilty, but one juror thinks there is reasonable doubt.
At the Kiriakis mansion, Kate and Lucas watch the trial. Kate says she likes the DA because he is doing a good job. Lucas can't believe his mom is so calm when their lies could send Sami to the gas chamber. Kate says she'll just get life in prison, that's all. Lucas exclaims that's all! Lucas thinks there may be a way to work something out to keep Sami out of jail and keep Will in his life. Kate says she belongs behind bars because she almost killed them both on Christmas eve! Lucas can't believe how much she is enjoying this and Kate says she deserves to enjoy it. The nanny comes in with Phillip (he lives!) and Kate walks him out, the nanny is taking him on a walk. Kate returns as Mickey is about to give his closing argument. Lucas tells Kate what if Will learns the truth one day, but Kate says Will will never find out if they don't tell anyone. She tells Lucas not to waste his sympathy on Sami because she's getting what she deserves. Lucas listens to Mickey and worries that he is too close to the truth, but Kate tells him not to worry. Kate suggests to Lucas they go out to dinner while they wait for a verdict and when they return they can prepare Will's room.
At the Horton house, Bo tells Hope a body was found, but they can't give up. Abe calls and tells Bo and tells him it's not Shawn D. Bo decides to start his own search and Abe says he will go with him. Hope wants to go as well, but Bo tells her to stay and wait to see if the kidnappers call back.
Bo and Abe go searching for Shawn D. and Bo tells Abe that something else is upsetting Hope. He tells Abe that he found Stefano comforting Hope when he came home. Abe asks why she hadn't kicked him out and Bo says he doesn't know. They talk about Hope's memories when they hear Shawn D yell for help. Bo says he's coming and dives in after Shawn D.
At the DiMera Mansion, Rolfe tells Stefano that the lunar eclipse should happen tonight. Stefano is thrilled and says he and Gina never had no problems mixing business with pleasure in the past. Rolfe has drugged Vivian to keep her asleep during the transformation and Stefano prepares to call the kidnappers to tell them to release Shawn D. However, a news special comes on about the eclipse and Stefano opts to watch it. The next eclipse won't be for four years and Stefano has no plans to wait four years to change Hope back into Gina. Stefano calls the kidnappers and learns that the kid escaped. Stefano is furious when he learns that Shawn D. jumped into the river. Stefano tells them that they better pray that Shawn D. is alive. Stefano yells that they better find the boy alive when Hope walks in. Hope calls Stefano a lying bastard and accuses him of taking Shawn D! She says she won't leave until he tells her where her son is. Stefano tells her that he had nothing to do with Shawn D. and was trying to find him when she came in, but hasn't found him yet. Hope tells Stefano to take her life instead of her son;s. Stefano says he has nothing to do with Shawn D's kidnapping. Suddenly, Hope begins to start going a tad crazy and accuses Stefano of playing games with her mind. Stefano gives Hope some brandy, but she refuses and smashes the glass. She tells Stefano she won't let him drug her too and starts going berserk. She demands to know what he is doing to her mind. Hope starts hitting Stefano and eventually falls, hits her head, and passes out. Stefano screams no and the show ends.
ALi is telling a nurse how she and Mike are still seeing each other as friends, but she plans to turn the friendship into romance. Ali says she has to go because Mike needs her in surgery, but soon he'll need her everywhere. Carrie overhears the conversation and says Ali must be stopped before she takes Mike in again. Carrie runs to Mike and tells him that they need to talk. However, Dr. Renault tells Mike the surgery is about to begin, so he has to go.
Austin shows up and asks Craig if he's seen Carrie. Craig says he guesses he is with Mike. Austin asks if he has talked to Nancy and Craig says not since the jury has been sequestered. Austin hopes they take their time because a quick verdict isn't a good sign. Austin finds Carrie and says they need to go to dinner for Sami. Carrie says she must talk with Mike first, but Austin says Mike will understand because this is important. Carrie says okay and Austin asks her if she is ready for the possibility that Will may come live with them? Carrie says she knows that and understands her responsibility to Will, but she has to talk with Mike and she walks off. Austin tells Carrie she can talk to Mike later and she finally agrees to go with him when she sees how slow the surgery is going.
After surgery, Craig invites Mike and Nancy to Sami's dinner party, she's invited everyone who helped saved her son's life. Ali accepts for them both. Craig advises Mike to end this pronto before Ali convinces everyone they are back together. Meanwhile, Ali brags to her nurse friend about her friendly date with Mike tonight and how they won't be friends for long.
Greta comes out of the surgery and tells Father John it is so good to see him and mother again.
Eric is in Salem Place with Nicole telling her that he wishes his dad could have gotten Lucas to confess. He says they had a fool proof plan and asks Nicole what happened to foil it. Nicole asks if he is accusing her again and he says no. Nicole says perhaps Lucas is innocent. Eric and Nicole agree not to fight and decide to go to the restaurant to be with Sami.
Roman, Mickey, and Maggie are at the restaurant waiting for everyone to show up. Mickey feels he let Sami down, but Roman tells him that he did the best he could.
Lucas and Kate go out to the Tuscunany (new restaurant) to celebrate. Lucas tells his mom that he can't celebrate when a woman could be put to death for something he did. Kate and Lucas are seated and notice the large table across from them. The waiter tells her it is for a special occasion. Kate tells Lucas that this is a special occasion as well and they are going to celebrate too. As they bicker about Sami, Roman shows up and says hello to the partners in crime. Lucas refuses to get another third degree and leaves the table. Kate tells Roman that she has a dinner partner tonight and Roman says he'll just stay here until Lucas returns. Roman says he knows Lucas is guilty, but Kate adds "so you say." She tells Roman she hopes he can get on with his life when Sami is found guilty. Kate then accuses Roman of covering up his own daughter's criminal activity. She then tells him if he threatens her or her family again, she will make sure he is thrown off the force. Roman tells her that he can call her bluff and in time, Lucas will be the one to go down.
Sami and Will meet with Shawn to go to the restaurant. Caroline will come later, but she has a commitment to St. Lukes right now. Sami apologizes to her grandfather for all the pain she's caused him. He tells her that her family loves her unconditionally.
Sami, Eric, Nicole, Will, and Shawn show up and Will runs into Lucas arms. Sami tells Lucas and Kate that she won't let either of them ruin this night for her. Kate tells her when the jury returns their verdict it will be her life that is ruined. Eric starts calling Lucas a coward and suggests they take this outside, but Mickey breaks them up. Sami and Lucas start arguing, mostly about who Will will end up with. Sami tells Lucas she will prove he killed Franco if it's the last thing she does. Kate tells Sami that nobody will believe her and tells her to enjoy the last decent meal of her life.
Austin and Carrie show up, as does Marlena. Marlena asks Carrie if she is all right and Carrie says her problems are nothing compared to Sami's. Marlena asks if she is ready to take care of Will and Carrie says she is very busy with her job, so it will be hard. Carrie tells MArlena that she knows she wants her to quit and she even tried, but Mike wouldn't let her. However, Carrie says she will keep her promise to Austin and takes her responsibility to Will very seriously.
In the ladies room, Kate warns Nicole not to hurt her son and Nicole says she wouldn't do that to Lucas, they are just friends. Kate tells herself that she can't wait to learn what her private detective finds on Nicole because she knows she is a user and won't let her use Lucas.
Kate gives Marlena her sympathies and wishes she could help. Roman butts in and tells her to confess, that would help. Shawn tells Marlena that Chelsea called and Belle is sick. Meanwhile, Sami has Austin gather the family around to make an announcement. Marlena tells Sami that she has to go because Belle is sick and Sami understands, but wants to say something first. Sami publicly apologizes to her mom for all the pain she has caused her mom. Sami asks her mom if she can forgive her and Marlena says she already forgave her a long time ago.
At the courthouse, the jury is deliberating Sami's fate. Everyone but one juror feels Sami is guilty. Nancy suggests they take another vote, but this time a woman switches her mind. Nancy suggests they take one final vote. Nancy reads the votes and says it looks like they have a verdict.
Bo returns home with Shawn D, but Hope is nowhere to be found. Shawn D. begins to worry, but Bo says not to, she will be back soon. Bo asks Shawn D. about the kidnappers and Shawn D. says they were wearing masks, all he knows is that one was a woman.
At the DiMera mansion, Hope is lying in a bed while Rolfe works next to her on a computer. The satellite is almost in position, but Rolfe says "what if she doesn't regain consciousness?" Rolfe goes to see Stefano and tells him that they have a problem, he may never get Gina back. Rolfe tells Stefano that when Hope hit her head, the microchip could have been moved, which could effect the transformation. Stefano tells Rolfe to get fix it, but Rolfe says there isn't time. Stefano says that Hope's transformation must proceed as planned. In her room, Hope has a memory of Bo telling her that he found Shawn D., but he doesn't know either of them. Stefano laughs and tells them that she is Princess Gina now.
Bo and Shawn D. show up looking for Hope and Stefano is glad to see Shawn D is okay. Shawn D spots Hope's gloves and Bo warns Stefano that if he hurt Hope, she will die slowly. Bo and Shawn D. go upstairs and find Hope unconscious. They rush to her side and Shawn D. begs his mom to wake up. Hope opens her eyes and looks at them and Stefano walks in. Hope says nothing and Bo asks Stefano what he did to Hope. However, Hope recognizes Shawn D and Bo. Stefano says that Hope slipped and fell and he put her in bed. Bo asks Hope if she remembers what happened and she says she remembers throwing things at Stefano. She's glad to see Shawn D. and Bo tells Hope she'll be fine as soon as they get her out of here. Stefano mumbles that Bo should enjoy his brief time with Hope. Bo tells Hope that he's taking her out of Salem tonight. Rolfe and Stefano hear this and Rolfe says Bo can't take Hope out of Salem because the satellite has been programmed with Hope's exact coordinates. Stefano says he will stop at nothing to keep Hope from leaving Salem. The show ends with a shot of the satelitte hovering above earth.
At the hospital, Ali changes into an evening gown and Mike tells her she looks nice, but reminds her they are not on a date. Ali says she knows, but they can prove they can still be friends. Ali asks Mike to promise her that he won't spend the entire evening with Carrie because all they'll do is talk shop. Mike says he won't and tells her she was a great assistant to him today, she saved him from making a grave error. Mike tells Ali he wouldn't want to lose her as a friend and says after he changes they can leave. Ali tells herself that her plan is working perfectly.
Austin and Carrie arrive at the restaurant where Sami is about to make an announcement to her family. She tells them that this could be their last night together, so she wants to settle some old scores before the verdict comes in. Lucas listens from his table and tells his mom he can't take this. Sami tells her dad that she hasn't been the best daughter, and tells Carrie and Eric that she hasn't been the best sister, and she apologizes to them. Eric hugs Sami and tells her that he loves her and they all know the real murderer will be brought to justice soon. At Kate and Lucas' table, Lucas starts feeling guilty. Kate tells Lucas if he wants his son back than he better keep his mouth shut. Sami apologizes to Carrie and Austin and tells Carrie she hopes one day she'll be proud to call her sister. Austin hugs Sami and tells her they love her and Carrie tells Sami that they will always be sisters, no matter what. Sami thanks her dad for never giving up on her and he vows to her to prove her innocent. She then apologizes to Shawn for what she put him and her grandma through. Shawn tells her that he believes in her, they all do. Sami thanks them all. Sami tells Mickey that he is one great lawyer and has done an excellent job with such a difficult client and impossible odds. She also adds that she owes all the Hortons for their support. She then thanks Nicole for being her friend and asks her to take care of her brother. Sami then talks to her son. She thanks him for teaching her how to be a good person and that she loves him and wants him to be happy and safe. Sami starts crying not to let her lose her baby when Lucas stands up and says she doesn't have to. Roman asks Lucas if he's ready to tell them the truth? Kate stands up and prevents him from saying anything. Kate says that Lucas was hoping Sami would apologize to him for lying about hitting Will, but even if she didn't, he always wants Will to know who his mother is. Everyone starts arguing. Austin warns Lucas that if he keeps lying he'll go to jail and then he tells Kate he will never talk to her again. Lucas whispers that he can't do this anymore, but Kate tells him he must if he wants to keep Will in his life. She tells Lucas not to give up, no matter what. Lucas tells his mom she's right, if Sami has to go to jail so Will can get the life he deserves, so be it. Ali, Mike, and Craig arrive for dinner and Sami thanks them for coming, and for saving Will's life. Ali goes to talk with Will and when Carrie tries to talk with Mike, Ali says no way, Mike promised no talk about work tonight, and she drags Mike to the bar. Craig gets a call from Nancy, who is hiding in a closet, and tells him that the jury is deadlocked and doesn't know when she will be getting home. Craig starts telling Nancy about the war between Carrie and ALi. Nancy says she better return before she gets caught and Craig says he'll keep monitoring the situation in case anyone needs a little push. When Ali leaves Mike's side to get him a drink, Carrie tries to make her move with Mike, but Ali returns and steals Mike away for a dance. Austin asks Carrie to dance, so they hit the floor. As they dance, Carrie and Austin start arguing about Lucas again, Carrie feels sorry for him and says there is no proof that Lucas killed Franco.
Eric tells Nicole that he is lucky to have her in his life when her cell phone ring. She thinks it could be work, so excuses herself to talk. Roman scoots in and tells Eric that he doesn't think Nicole is right for him and tipped Lucas off the other night to keep him from confessing. Nicole asks who is calling and it's Lucas! He starts flirting with her and suggests they go have fun, but she says she is having a fine time. Lucas suggests they hop in his limo to the blue note, but Nicole says she can't leave Eric right now, but would like a raincheck. Eric catches onto what is going on and tells Lucas to leave Nicole alone, and then he and Nicole leave. Outside, Eric asks Nicole how she really feels about Lucas. Nicole says she wants him, not Lucas, and kisses Eric
Kate and Sami continue fighting. Kate tells Sami she will go to jail and Lucas will win custody of Will. Kate tells Sami goodbye and good riddens! Sami tells herself she won't go down alone and vows to destroy Kate.
Will begins to choke on some food and Lucas goes to save him. Sami thinks Lucas is hurting Will and starts hitting him.
Nancy goes back to the jury and says they will vote one last time and it will be a unanimous vote!
At the mansion, Vivian begins to pick up the radio reports of Sami's trial on her tooth. She makes a call to Celeste and tells her to bring her will now, she may not be alive come tomorrow. Downstairs. Rolfe tells Stefano that they must keep Bo from taking Hope from Salem. Stefano tells Bo that he has Bart following them and Bart will stop them if they try to leave Salem. Stefano switches the subject and asks about Vivian. Rolfe says that the serum may make Vivian feel better, but she could still die. Stefano is furious and says he can't let her leave his treasures to Celeste, Ivan, and John! He yells at Rolfe that he married her was to get his treasures back, don't forget that! Vivian walks in and asks "forget what?" Stefano says he was just telling Rolfe that he wants her to get better and not to forget he loves her. Vivian asks who Dr. Dracula is and Stefano says this is Rolfe, he is acting as a consultant in her case. Stefano tells Vivian to go to sleep and Vivian says she can't because she keeps hearing voices in her head, voices about a kidnapping and Bo Brady. After Vivian leaves, Rolfe begins the countdown till the satellite is in orbit, 5 4 3 2 1! Later, Stefano gets a call from Bart, who tells him that Hope is at the Salem Inn with Lilly. Stefano says he will be there soon. Stefano tells Vivian that he may have to go out later, which upsets Vivian. She says she was looking forward to consummating their marriage. Stefano wants that, but says he doesn't want to jeopardize her recovery. Vivian says she might die anyways, so why not throw caution to the wind? Stefano tells her never to talk like that again. He then says that he knows how worried she has been and he has a suggestion for her, he wants her to increase the insurance on her art treasures. Vivian laughs and wonders what made him think about that. Stefano says he is just concerned about her future and then says what if a thief stole her treasures? She'd have no money and he knows she is an independent woman and wouldn't want to rely on him. Vivian just laughs and says she'd do no such thing. Meanwhile, Rolfe is waiting for the Lunar Eclipse to occur to transform Hope into Gina via the satellite.
Bo, Hope, and Shawn D. arrive at the Horton House and Bo tells them both to pack, they are taking a voyage on the Fancy Face II. However, Hope tells Bo that she can't leave, she has to stay here. Hope says she just got back and doesn't want to uproot their family. Bo tells her to think of it as a vacation. Hope says she can't leave till she says goodbye to Lilly and Bo says okay because he has errands to take care of anyways. Hope says she'll meet him at the boat and leaves. Later, Bo tells Shawn D. he's going to the boat to arrange a special surprise for his mom. Bo goes to a jewelry shop to buy an engagement ring.
Hope goes to see Lilly and tells her that Shawn D. is safe, which relieves Lilly. Hope tells Lilly that she and Bo are going on a trip and Lilly asks Hope if she is running away? Lilly realizes Hope is having more memory flashes and Hope admits she is, memories of Stefano. Hope says her closeness to Stefano is scarring her. She says the flashes are becoming more intense and she doesn't know why. As the satellite goes into orbit, Hope turns into Gina! Lilly asks Gina if it is really her? Hope snaps back and Lilly tells Hope that she became Gina before her very eyes! Hope says she just had a very intense memory. Hope notices the Rennet artbook and looks through it. Lilly's mind wanders, so she excuses herself to take her medication. Hope looks at a picture of Garden of Twilight and remembers breaking into Lilly's place and stealing it! She's also smoking, dressed in black, and has very strait and dark colored hair with red streaks in it. Hope cries "Oh my god, I was an art thief!"
Hope is still at Lilly's and realizes she stole Lilly's paintings. Lilly returns and asks Hope what is wrong? Hope says she is fine, but Lilly doesn't believe her. Hope says she's just a little on edge, so Lilly leaves to get her a cherrie (I know i spelled this wrong) to calm her nerves. Hope has another memory of celebrating her goals with Stefano and realizes that she really was an art thief. Lilly returns with the cherrie and Lilly starts telling Hope how she intended to leave her the Rennet collection and she hopes one day the painting will turn up and the thief put behind bars. Hope asks when the thefts occurred and Lilly says a few years ago, she was still with her. Lilly tells Hope that they were dining together when she felt bad, so the evening ended early. Hope recalls drugging Ms. Faversham's drink that night. Lilly says she remembers when she told her that the paintings were stolen she burst into tears. Lilly says her concern for her touched her so deeply. Hope recalls celebrating with Stefano and saying how trusting and naive Lilly Faversham is. Lilly tells Hope that because her pieces were so rare, they couldn't be sold, so they must have kept them and the theif concealed them. Hope remembers painting a painting and says "I've seen that painting!" Ms. Faversham asks Hope "What painting?" Hope quickly points to one in the book and says this one and Ms. Faversham says that was one of hers. Lilly brings her another book to look at, but Hope says she must be going. However, Lilly won't take that and says she will put another cup of tea on and tells Hope to look at the book. Hope opens up the book and finds a picture which breaks her heart. It's a photo of her in Stefano's arms! Hope says she has to tell Bo the truth about Gina.
Bo runs into Billie in Salem Place. Billie says she's adjusting to her new life now that she knows it's over between them. Bo tells her that he knows she'll find someone soon. Bo tells Billie he has something to tell her, he and Hope are going to get married. Billie says she knew this would happen and asks if they have set a date. Bo says no, he hasn't proposed yet, but he knows she'll say yes. Billie says of course she will. Billie tells Bo that all she's ever wanted is what is best for him. Bo tells Billie that they've had some pretty special times and that she is still very special to him. Billie tells Bo that means so much to her and she hugs him. She wishes Bo all the best. Bo thanks her and tells her that he'll see her.
Bo goes to the Horton house and asks Alice for Hope's hand in marriage. Alice tells Bo nothing could make her happier and she hugs Bo. Bo tells ALice he will give Hope and Shawn D a wonderful life and ALice says she doesn't doubt it. Bo shows her the ring and ALice says she's so thrilled for the both of them. Alice tells Bo that she's made his year and knows 1999 will be a memorable and wonderful year. Bo thanks Alice for being here and says goodnight. Bo has a flashback of proposing to Hope and says this time it will be even better, and not even Stefano can come between them.
Nicole kisses Eric outside the restaurant and asks if that answers his questions about her and Lucas? Eric says Lucas who? Nicole suggest they go to her place, but Eric can't leave Sami and Nicole understands.
Inside the restaurant, Lucas performs the Heimlich on Will and saves his life. Everyone tells Lucas he did good. Sami tells Lucas she doesn't know what to say and Kate says she should thank God that she didn't keep Lucas from his son. Mike is beeped back to the hospital and Ali returns with him. Austin tells Lucas what he did was great and thanks him. Lucas tells Sami that he loves Will more than anything in this world and he knows he's made mistakes in the past, but she needs to face up to her part in this to. He tells her if she didn't do what she did to spite him, maybe he wouldn't have done what he did and she may not have ended up with Franco. Lucas says he's willing to meet her halfway, if she is. Sami refuses and says they both know he killed Franco and tells him to admit the truth. Lucas says the truth should start with her and tells her to admit she lied about him hitting Will. Sami looks around and says he knows she didn't lie and promises to make sure he is never a part of Will's life. Lucas tells her she is pathetic and deserves what she gets, he tried. Lucas tells Will that he loves him and that soon they will be a family. Roman pulls Sami to the side and says he doesn't understand why she couldn't have met Lucas halfway? If she had, Lucas might have admitted to Franco's murder! Roman says now they just have to put their faith in the jury. Shawn tells Sami that Marlena called and Brady is sick as well, so they think she and Will should stay at the pub with them. Mickey and Maggie decide to head out and Mickey says he will call Sami with the verdict as soon as possible. Eric asks Nicole if she wants to come to the pub with him, but she says he should be with his family and she'll be at home if he needs her. Austin tells Carrie they should go to the pub, but Carrie says she needs to go to the hospital and talk to Mike. Austin says it can wait, but Carrie says it can't. Austin says he thought she'd want to be with her sister tonight, especially after Sami apologized. Carrie says it is a tad ironic that Sami has these attacks of conscious before she is going to be punished. That upsets Austin and he asks her to open up her heart. Carrie tells him to open up his eyes, Sami could have just forgiven Lucas, but she kept the war going. Carrie tells Austin that Sami will never change and he might not either because as long as Sami is in their life, he will be the one who lets her come between them.
Craig is still talking with Nancy, who tells Craig that some of the jurors can't make up their mind. However, Nancy says she thinks Sami's fate will be sealed tonight. Later, Nancy calls Craig and tells him a verdict has been reached! Craig asks if Sami is innocent or guilty, not knowing Austin is standing behind him listening in!
The Brady's return to the pub and Sami tucks Will in. Sami tells Will that he is the best thing that happened to her and that she'll always love him, no matter what happens. Sami sings Will to sleep and recalls her dad telling her she should have met Lucas halfway. In the pub, ROman tells Eric that after what Sami did to Lucas tonight, he doesn't think he'll ever confess.
Kate and Lucas go home and Kate yells at Lucas to stop having these attacks of consciousness. Lucas admits to his mom that if Sami admitted tonight that he didn't hit Will, he would have confessed to killing Franco. Kate thanks God that Sami remained true to form because that would have been the worst mistake of his life. Kate hopes the jury returns with the verdict quickly so they can move on. Kate goes to check on Phillip and Lucas gets a call from Nicole to see how he is. She heard what happened with Sami tonight and tells him that she admires him for trying to reach out to Sami tonight. Lucas said it didn't do him a lot of good, but Nicole says it made a big impression on her. Kate returns and asks who called and Lucas says it was Nicole. Kate isn't pleased and Lucas tells her not to start. Kate says fine and she'll go watch the news. After she leaves, Lucas gets a call from Sami! Sami says they need to talk alone, it's time they both told the truth.
Mike talks with Lexie at the hospital and assures Lexie that he wasn't on a date with Ali tonight. Mike tells Lexie that ALi seems to be getting this friendship thing. However, he knows she wants more than that right now. Lexie says maybe now that he's admitted his feelings for Carrie and knows he can never be with her, maybe he can move on, maybe with Ali? Lexie says that it looks like Ali has straightened herself out, so maybe he should get over his fear of moving on. Mike says it has nothing to do with fear. ALi returns and Lexie decides to make herself scare. ALi tells Mike she enjoys working with him, respects him, and then hugs him. As they hug, Carrie walks into the hospital and sees them.