Things are continually complicated in the fictional worlds presented by soap operas, and the week of Feb. 20-24 will be no different in the worlds created by Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and General Hospital. Here is a breakdown of what will happen on each soap this week:

Days of Our Lives: 'What Happened Between Chad & Gabi?' (12 p.m. on NBC)


Monday, Feb. 20: Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) and Nicole (Arianne Walker) learn who gets custody of Holly; A furious Nicole breaks up with Deimos (Vincent Irizarry); Eduardo (A. Martinez) and Andre (Thaao Penghlis) contact Deimos to set up an exchange; Abigail (Marci Miller) and JJ (Casey Moss) work together to find Gabi (Camila Banus) and Chad (Billy Flynn), whose lives hang in the balance

Tuesday, Feb. 21: Sonny (Freddie Smith) tries to escape from his captor and catches a brutal beating; Deimos, Eduardo and Andre negotiate their loved one's release; Drew (Charles Shaughnessy) reaches out to Shane (Charles Shaughnessy) for help; Abigail enlists Dario (Jordi Villasousa) to help locate Gabi and Chad

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Hope (Kristian Alfonso) is fearful Andre will pull something last minute to destroy her future; Hattie (Deirdre Hall) finally confronts Andre; Rafe (Galen Gerig) is taken aback when he overhears a conversation between Chad and Gabi; Marlena (Deirdre Hall) reunited with Eric (Greg Vaughan) at the farm

Thursday, Feb. 23: Chad tells Abigail the truth about what happened while he was kidnapped; Dario finds Abigail in distress and comforts her; Kate (Lauren Koslow) blasts Eduardo for his actions in the Orwell debacle; Lani (Sal Stowers) and Theo (Kyler Pettis) encourage Abe (James Reynolds) not to give up on Valerie (Vanessa Williams)

Friday, Feb. 24: Chad vows to do what is right regarding his feelings for Abigail and Chad; Valerie tries to kepe Eli's identity a secret during a high-stress situation; Brady (Eric Martsolf) is thrown by Chloe's news; JJ asks out Lani

The Young and the Restless: 'New Week, New Drama' (12:30 p.m. on CBS)

Monday, Feb. 20: Paul (Doug Davidson) tells Lauren (Tracy Bregman) that her son, Scott, may be missing; Sharon (Sharon Case) and Mariah (Camryn Grimes) plan a night of fun at the Underground; Billy (Jason Thompson) leans on Victoria (Amelia Heinle); Sharon and Nick (Joshua Morrow) discuss their past

Tuesday, Feb. 21: Jill (Jess Walton) must face reality about her health; Esther (Kate Linder) sends Colin (Tristan Rogers) packing; Ashley (Eileen Davidson) puts Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) on notice

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Devon (Bryton James) fights temptation; Hilary (Mishael Morgan)quizzes Lily (Christel Khalil ) about her past with Jordan (Darnell Kirkwood); Cane (Daniel Goddard) takes charge

Thursday, Feb. 23: Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) and Sharon call a truce; Reed (Tristan lake Leabu) is thrown into the spotlight; Colin begs for forgiveness

Friday, Feb. 24: Michael (Christan leBlance) catches Jack (Peter Bergman) and Gloria (Judith Chapman) in a compromising position; Lauren is desperate to reach Scott; Sharon makes a confession

The Bold and the Beautiful: 'Busted!' (1:30 p.m. on CBS)

Monday, Feb. 20: Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer) confronts Quinn (Rena Sofer) about what she witnessed following Nicole (Reign Edwards) and Zende's (Rome Flynn) wedding reception; Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) reveals an innermost thought about himself to Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang), after asking her if she wants to marry him

Tuesday, Feb. 21: Ivy feels compelled to disclose an important piece of info to Brooke before she walks down the aisle with Ridge; Bill (Don Diamont) uses his power to make sure that Spectra Fashions' first preview is a failure

Wednesday, Feb. 22: An already-bitter Thomas (Pierson Fode) gets his feathers ruffled when Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) criticizes his latest designs; Spectra Fashions debut their first collection in an intimate and informal setting

Thursday, Feb. 23: The Spectra crew await the review of their new collection, which will determine their success; Bill meets with a shady business associate to ensure that he acquires his intended real-estate investment

Friday, Feb. 24: Ridge and Quinn come to an agreement regarding the dangerous flirtation that's been going on between them; Shirley (Patrika Darbo) advises Sally (Courtney Hope) to take a page out of the original Spectra Fashion playbook regarding their future designs

General Hospital: "A Murder Mystery' (3 p.m. on ABC)

Monday, Feb. 20: Carly (Laura Wright) plans a romantic getaway; Jason (Billy Miller) advises Sonny (Maurice Benard) to come clean; Ned (Wally Kurth) makes a life-altering decision; Julian (William DeVry) makes a grave mistake; Sam (Kelly Monaco) worries Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) may be too forgiving

Tuesday, Feb. 21: Ned looks to Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) for advice; Nelle (Chloe Lanier) and Michael (Chad Duell) weather the storm; Julian calls Jason out

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Ava (Maura West) grows desperate; Julian learns the consequences of his actions; Nelle pushes Michael away

Thursday, Feb. 23: Nina (Michelle Stafford) takes matters into her own hands; Hayden (Rebecca Budig) turns to Griffin (Matt Cohen) for answers; Anna (Finola Hughes) is overwhelmed by Valentin (James Patrick Stuart)

Friday, Feb. 24: Finn (Michael Easton) alienates Hayden; Laura (Genie Francis) becomes a pawn in Julian's game; Jason and Curtis (Donnell Turner) make a startling revelation

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