This episode of The Young and The Restless airs Thursday, April 13 2023 in the USA. We provide early Y&R recaps daily! Today’s Young and The Restless recap’s episode airs one day ahead in Canada.
On the last episode of Y&R, Phyllis attended her own memorial, Stark is kicked out, and Adam & Sally felt the baby move.
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Daniel tells Lucy that he’s proud of her, and her grandmother would be proud too.
Summer talks about her mother, and Chance asks for a search warrant… ASAP.
Summer says that someone knows the truth, and that’s all she wants… She wants answers.
Kyle says it’s time to focus on the celebration.
Summer says that not everyone has spoken. She asks if Diane has anything she’d like to say about Phyllis.
Abby comes to Devon’s house with a bunch of luggage. She says that they need more storage now to keep all her stuff there.
Devon has bought flowers and champagne and shows Abby. They kiss, happy.
Victoria is in her office and thinks about making out with Nate.
Audra comes into the office.
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Summer says that Diane and her mom have a history together and she’d like to hear it.
Diane says that it’s time for people who knew Phyllis best to talk.
Jack says that he doesn’t think it’s appropriate for Diane to talk, perhaps Victor could say something.
Victor says he’ll talk to Summer in private later.
Abby says that she really needed the flowers, and she’s so happy. She says she doesn’t want to leave.
Devon says she can let the movers handle the rest.
He hands her a sparkly box. She opens it and finds a set of keys to the apartment inside.
Abby says he’s spoiling her.
Devon says he won’t ever stop trying to surprise her.
Abby tells him that she loves him for this. They kiss.
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Diane says fine and gets up. She says she’s not sure what to say.
She says that she and Phyllis weren’t friends, but she knows that Phyllis loved her children and that Summer and Daniel meant everything to her.
Daniel stands up and says that it’s his cue to speak. Diane sits down.
Daniel says that he can’t sum up Phyllis in mere words. He says that a friend described her as fearless. He says that’s an understatement.
He says that when he was a kid, he thought that she was the most beautiful person in the world.
He looks over at the portrait as he talks. He says that Phyllis crackled and dazzled, and at her center was laser-focused love, and that intensity touched everything she did, for better or worse.
Daniel goes on to say that with her horrible, senseless death, she’s still trying to teach him how to love better and to fight harder for family and truth.
He says that he has to protect those he loves with everything he has.
Daniel goes on to say he’s sorry he didn’t understand and that they fought.
He says he’s sorry that they won’t have any time together. He says he loves her and always will.
Victoria says that her mind was on a new venture.
Audra asks if there’s anything she can do to help.
Victoria says there’s not, and Audra gives her some documents.
Audra says that she wants to be thorough.
Victoria says that she’s providing a good backup for Nate.
Audra says that she’s there to make Nate look good.
Victoria says that it’s been a while since they had a CEO of his talents.
Audra says that it wouldn’t surprise her if he shoots up the ladder and that she’s familiar with all his projects.
Victoria asks if Audra wants to take his place if he’s promoted.
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Summer hugs Daniel.
Danny stands up and says that when he looks at his son, he sees Phyllis’s heart.
He says she was generous, and that will live on in Summer, Daniel, and Lucy. He says that speeches were never his thing, but he’d like to honor Phyllis with a song.
Everyone applauds as he goes on stage and sits at the piano.
Danny sits down at the piano and starts playing and singing a song.
The song is “There’ll Never Be Another You”.
As he sings, police officers show up to the Abbott mansion and are let in by the nanny.
Danny finishes his song, and everyone applauds.
Audra says that she doesn’t know what the future will bring.
Victoria says she’s a recent hire.
Audra says that she wants to make herself as useful as possible, and looks forward to proving herself to Newman Media and to Victoria.
Abby says that she’s nervous but in a good way. She says she’s excited and happy and is looking forward to what’s ahead for them in the future.
Devon says he knows what she means, he’s made some bad choices over the last few months, and getting back to the people he loves is helping. He wants to make a life with her and Dominic, and he’s never been more excited about his future.
Abby kisses him and starts taking off her clothes. Devon follows suit, and they end up on the couch in each other’s arms.
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Daniel thanks everyone for coming out to the memorial, and that it meant everything to have them there. He invites them to have another drink and share some stories.
Diane gets up and Jack asks her if she’s ok.
Diane says that Summer shouldn’t have forced her to say anything.
Victor hugs Summer and tells her that she has her mother’s heart and courage.
Nikki says the service was beautiful.
Summer thanks Nikki for letting her do it her way.
Nikki says her mother would be proud.
Lauren tells Danny that the song was beautiful.
Michael says that despite everything, Danny was a huge part of her life.
Lily tells Daniel that his speech was really nice.
Danny comes over with Lucy and asks Daniel and Lily if they’d like to have a bite to eat.
Daniel says he wants to say goodbye to Summer first.
He tells her that the memorial was wonderful and that Phyllis would have loved it.
Summer says that she’s happy he spoke.
They hug, and Daniel says that he loves her.
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The policewoman comes down the stairs and is looking through a letter from Phyllis.
The letter says, “You think you’ve won, Diane, don’t you? I’ll do anything to protect my family and will expose you for the lying, cheating psychopath that you are. And your marriage… That’ll never happen as long as I’m alive.”
The police officer bags the note as evidence.
Nate comes into the office and says he’s sorry he’s late.
Victoria laughs and says it’s ok, Audra brought a financial analysis for them to look through.
Nate looks the reports over and says that’s what he was looking for.
Victoria says that Audra’s after Nate’s job.
Nate says that Audra is very helpful, and it doesn’t surprise him.
Victoria says that she hopes that Nate isn’t going to be leaving soon.
Nate says that she’s stuck with him.
Danny says it’s time they decompressed. He begins to tell Lucy a story about how Daniel was a banana in his past, and Lily was a strawberry.
He tells Lucy that they spirited themselves away to the west coast.
Daniel says that they needed jobs, and the only thing they could find was to… Be fruit!
Danny says that he’s so proud of them, and so was Phyllis.
Lily takes Daniel’s hand.
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Diane says that every time she turns around, Chance is staring at her.
She asks why he’s there.
Jack says that he’s there to make sure Stark isn’t causing problems.
Kyle asks Summer how she’s holding up.
Summer says that she can’t believe Phyllis is gone.
Kyle says that Phyllis would have really liked when Summer put Diane on the spot. He asks why she did that.
Summer is distracted when the police officers arrive.
Chance asks to speak with Diane outside.
Jack says that he can’t.
Chance says he was trying to be discreet, but… Diane is under arrest for the murder of Phyllis Summers.
Nate and Victoria are sitting and going over the reports and talking business.
Victoria says Newman is all about power, and she’ll call tomorrow and make the offer.
She says that work is over now, and she’s bought some bourbon for them to share.
Nate says she knows what he likes.
Lily and Daniel joke about Lily’s bad cooking.
Danny says that it looks like Lucy could use some rest.
Daniel asks when she last slept.
Lucy says that Daniel and Lily should stay.
Danny says he’ll take Lucy back to the hotel.
He hugs Daniel and tells him he loves him.
Daniel tells him he loves him too.
Hugs are exchanged all around, and Danny and Lucy leave.
Daniel says he thinks that they’re trying to set them up.
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The police cuff Diane, and Jack asks if the cuffs are necessary.
Chance says that Phyllis was poisoned.
Diane says that Jeremy must have done it.
Chance says he’s following the evidence.
Jack asks what possible evidence he has.
Chance says that he doesn’t have to tell Jack anything.
As she’s getting hauled out, Diane asks Michael to please help her, she needs to speak to a lawyer.
Outside the restaurant, Daniel asks if he can walk Lily to her car, and she says it’s right over there, so no need.
He thanks her for being there at the memorial.
She kisses his cheek and tells him to let her know if she needs anything.
Nate says that the bourbon doesn’t get much better than this… A 20-year-old single-malt.
Victoria says that it’s spicy and leathery.
Nate says that when he’s intrigued by something, he wants to know everything about it.
Victoria says he’s a man of passion.
Nate says he has an empty glass. He says that she has something he wants, and resistance is futile.
They push books off of Victoria’s desk and start to make out.
Audra is in the hallway and hears them kissing and moaning.
Lauren tells Michael that he can’t possibly help Diane.
Michael says that he’s sorry but he can’t be her lawyer.
He tells Diane to have Jack call an attorney, and not to say a word unless they’re present.
Diane is perp-walked out of the club.
Phyllis smiles as she observes from the shadows.
Nick asks if Summer’s ok.
Summer says she guesses she got what she’s been looking for… The truth.
She says that Diane killed her mom, and Phyllis said she was dangerous, and she should have believed her.
Everyone leaves the memorial service except Phyllis. She sighs and looks after Summer and Nick.
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