They have all gathered to remember Adam now that he's gone, and the guilt over his role in the situation that eventually led to his son's death will cause Victor (Eric Braden) to try and confess and take the blame as he speaks about him on The Young and the Restless.
Victor will be in the middle of giving his speech about how a parent should never have to bury their child, and how he always admired certain things about Adam, but his guilt over sending him to prison in the first place will start to consume him again, and he will inform everyone that he is the one to blame for them all being there.
"We all want to know who's to blame," he says in a preview clip for the Thursday, September 8 episode.
"Victor, don't do this," Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) interrupts.
Victor will ignore his wife however and go on about how he had wanted to control Adam's life, and that want is what led to Adam rebelling against him and testifying against him, Victor framing him for a murder he didn't commit, and eventually, Adam's escape from prison that put him in the cabin, which exploded with him inside.
However, the confession will be stopped when, of all people, Jack (Peter Bergmann), stands up to let Victor know that he shouldn't blame himself, because if Adam were there, he would have forgiven his father for everything, and he will note that even if Victor felt it was what led to Adam's death, he wouldn't be able to control every person in his life and his family.
"We can't control the people that we love," he says in the clip.
Jack of course has no idea how true his words ring when it comes to his own life however, as his wife, Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) refused to attend the memorial because she didn't want to express sympathy towards Victor. And now, she's right back in the place she shouldn't be-his brother Billy's (Jason Thompson) arms, having sex on the floor of the Abbott cabin.
The Young and the Restless airs Monday-Friday at 12:30 p.m. on CBS.