|The episodes summaries|
The state of Kelly is in process of stabilisation. In the hospital chapel, Sophia, covered with a big black hat to veil, is surprised to see Eden meeting Lionel there. While Joe finds his sisters, Mason tries to question Peter, but Peter wants to speak only to Kelly. Eden surprises Ted when she decides to wear a pullover having belonged to their mother. She tries to intrigue Lionel who, indeed, seems to be very flustered. Warren goes back to the cave and recovers the gold coins which he had left there. Gina and Summer offer their services to Santana, Rosa and Danny to repair their home. Mason joins them there and asks Santana if she has thought about his proposal, but C.C. arrives before she could answer. Later, returned to the hospital, C.C. surprises Sophia in Kelly's room. Sophia flees...
Last episode of Charles A. Pratt as executive producer.
Sophia, still dressed in black, goes into Peter's room and demands to know the secret of the murder of her son. Surprised by a nurse, she leaves him between life and death. Still in the hospital, Eden becomes fond of Matt Powell, a young black boy who searches for his parents after the earthquake. She accompanies him to his home and surprises two burglars who assault her. As she has left her house in Bel Air, C.C. offers Gina to remain living with him in the residence. Gina invites herself at Santana's and worries to know if everything has ended well between her and C.C.. Santana confirms to her that their history belongs in the past. Made up as Dominic, Sophia visits Kelly and recommends she go to see Peter before it is too late. But in the hall of the hospital, they are surprised by Mason and Lionel...
First episode of Mary-Ellis Bunim as executive producer.
Sophia is followed home by Lionel who enters her room. Hidden in half-light, she ends up calling the police, but goofs up by stating the name of her attacker on the telephone while Lionel had not yet arrived. Eden makes an announcement in front of TV cameras to find the parents of Matt. Brig is seen being offered by Minx to become her accountant but does not state why she has so much respect for him. He then discusses this with Amy to see if she thinks that money can change a man. Mr Bottoms asks one of his pupils, Michael Adams, to discover who manages the hotel Frisky Business. Peter decides finally to speak to Kelly. He confesses to her that on the day of the death of Channing Jr, he had threatened to reveal his links to Kelly and C.C. his link with Augusta and with Ginger Jones. He tells her that he knows Joe is innocent Joe because he has seen by the window of the office a bearded man entering after his death. Discovering in a mirror that Mason remained hidden in his room during his confession, Peter gets ready to reveal to her that he saw another person that day in the office...
Having confessed that the person he saw in Channing's office the day of his death is Mason, Peter has a cardiac arrest. He is saved in time by the doctors. Kelly then tries to discuss this revelation with her stepbrother, but Mason refuses. Lionel learns from Warren that he knows about his link with Sophia. He recommends to him to stop his search of revenge towards the Capwells. Laken, whose brother accepts her relationship with Ted, does the same there. Santana is informed by Gina that C.C. offered her to remain living in the Capwell residence. She suspects C.C. of acting so only to move him aside from Brandon. Discovering the empty room of Dominic, Lionel goes to the hospital where he questions Kelly about this scheming man. But he is interrupted by a nurse who asks him to leave her room...
Mason joins Santana at home and both confess to being awkward. Santana asks Mason to spend the night with her. The following day, Mason goes to see Peter in hospital and threatens to hold him responsible for the murder of Channing Jr. But the report of force turns around when Peter admits that he risks wholesale trade if C.C. learns that, even though he also knew Joe was innocent, he made everything to lead him in prison. It is also the day of Thanksgiving. All the Capwells (except Kelly) are united in the residence, in the course of repairing after the earthquake. Cruz learns by telephone that the parents of Matt were found. They arrive by helicopter and thank Eden. Mr Bottoms follows his plan by reserving a room at the hotel held by Jade, Laken, Ted and Danny. But Jade makes an error and rents the same room to one call girl; this is close to driving Mr Bottoms to a heart attack when he comes back into the room! Finally, Kelly and Mason have a heated discussion in the hospital. She tells him that she hates him to have hushed up for so long time about Joe's innocence and especially to have nonetheless taken proceedings against him...
Scarber, who plays Frank Powell, Matt's father, will come back in
January 1987 to play another character, Zachary Terry.
Television informs on Joe's rehabilitation. Augusta fears that Warren is currently worried by the police. Dressed as a doctor, she visits Peter in the hospital and asks him what he knows about the murder of Channing Jr. For his part, Lionel accepts a call from Dominic who arranges to meet him/her at Sophia's grave. Before his/her arrival, he searches the gold coins which he had buried there. But it is in fact Dominic with them in his possession. He/She tells him about his/her guilty knowledge of the murder of Channing Jr. A policeman, in search of one call girl, surprises Mr Bottoms in the room with the call girl. Ted saves him the bet by telling the policeman that Mr Bottoms was there to spin two old brigands hidden in the room annexed to the room and who are stopped. C.C. accuses Santana of seeing Mason frequently only to get closer to Brandon. Finally, Kelly tries to phone to the prosecutor to report Mason, but she is interrupted by him. She tells him she is convinced that he is the murderer of Channing Jr...
appearance in the series of Mr Bottoms.
Joe is officially exonerated from every suspicion. Questioned by journalists, C.C. announces publicly that Joe is innocent of the murder of his son. He goes even to the point of offering him job and money, but Joe refuses. Brick tries to amuse Amy, who is put on edge after a phone call from her doctor. She indeed had the confirmation that she is pregnant. Still under the impact of the news, she asks Brick to leave it. Brick, unsettled, thinks at first that everything is finished with Amy, but Amy ends up reassuring him on this subject. Brick uses it to accept the proposal from Minx to manage the family affairs. Mason disconnects the drip which keeps Peter alive and asks him to return on his confessions. Not getting the benefit of reason, he attacks Peter physically...
It will be necessary to wait for episode 101 before seeing Joe Perkins again.
Augusta tries to persuade Brick not to leave town. Laken tries to find out what is hatched between Ted and Warren, in vain. At the time when Mason gets ready to record Peter's confession on his tape recorder, he slips into a coma. Kelly, who learns this news, leaves the hospital in spite of the ban from his nurse. Santana confides in C.C. that she feels a lot of real feelings for Mason. C.C. refuses to believe her. In the Capwell residence, as Mason refuses to talk with Kelly, she decides to announce to her father Peter's revelations concerning Mason...
Jade, by discovering Amy's reading, learns that her sister is pregnant. But Amy knows how to announce it to Brick. Kelly tells Ted that Warren is not considered a suspect in the murder of Channing Jr anymore. Ted therefore goes to the Lockridge residence and apologises for his accusations to Warren, much to Laken's great pleasure. C.C. questions Santana again about her admission of the relationship with Mason. C.C. surprises a discussion between Kelly and Mason and learns about Peter's last confessions. He orders Mason to leave the residence then goes to his notary to change his testament and to disinherit Mason...
In Channing Jr's office, Mason tells C.C. that his brother was a distasteful and manipulative being. When he compares him to Hitler, C.C. springs up on the drawer of the office and threatens Mason with a revolver. He ends up, however, straightening himself up and leaves the room. Mason whilst in the office discovers the testament of C.C.: he has named Brandon as the heir. During a discussion with Cruz, Santana understands that Gina stays in Santa Barbara only for the single purpose: be married to C.C.. Lionel asks Veronica to spy on Eden, his new boss, to know what she has in mind for Amanda Lockridge about the boat and what she knows about Peter's revelations. At Santana's house, Mason calls Dr Ramirez who had taken care of the adoption of Brandon. He learns that the biological mother of the child is other than Santana...
reappearance of Veronica Gayley since episode 63.