JANUARY 3 - 7, 1977:
Nicole wasn't killed. It was a plot to catch Revenant's secretary, who was arrested. Beau told Nancy that she wouldn't have to work to get information on Mike, but Timmy's life is still in danger if she tells Mike the truth. Steve admitted to Danny that he intends to date Tracy. Beau offered to put Steve on the Ace of Clubs payroll.
JANUARY 10 - 14, 1977:
Mike suspected that Nancy is the informant for Beau and Saxon. Revenant sent a tape saying there will be no more attempts on Nicole's life since she can't remember the location of Limbo Island. Tracy sought psychiatric counseling from Chris. Raven pretended to be living with Draper to make Ansel jealous.
JANUARY 17 - 21, 1977:
Mike set a trap by supplying Nancy with false information, which she passed on to Beau and Saxon. Unaware of the threats against Timmy, Mike was convinced that Nancy is working for Saxon because she's in love with Beau. After Nicole experienced a dizzy spell, Molly surmised that Nicole is pregnant. Deborah dated Steve, even though Saxon ordered her not to stay away from him. Nadine and Ansel were married, but Ansel secretly phoned Raven while he and Nadine honeymooned.
JANUARY 24 - 28, 1977:
Nicole hesitated telling Adam after confirming that she's pregnant with his child. Nadine and Ansel returned from their honeymoon to learn that Raven had gone to
Washington with Draper, who's investigating Saxon's income tax records. Nadine admitted to Geraldine that she suspects Raven is just using Draper to get to Ansel.
Nicole had another flashback to the missing days and remembered that Billy had saved her life on the island. The police tracked down Billy and brought him back to the United States.
JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 4, 1977:
Billy informed Marceau of the possible location of Revenant's Limbo Island. In San Francisco, Laurie confronted Josephine Harper about Timmy's whereabouts. Saxon was furious with Deborah for dating Steve, who considered Saxon's Ace of Clubs job offer. Ansel rushed into Raven's conniving arms.
FEBRUARY 7 - 11, 1977:
As the police were ready to raid Revenant's island, Nicole was reported missing. Josephine continued to give Laurie the runaround about Timmy. Geraldine suggested to Nadine that they push Kevin and Raven together.
FEBRUARY 14 - 18, 1977:
Nicole was kidnapped by Clay, who's forced her to take sodium pentathol to reveal the location of Revenant's island. Geraldine pressured Raven to go out on a date with lonely Kevin. Revenant escaped before the police raid. Mike and Draper spoke with Harold Nevins, a witness who is willing to testify against Saxon. Bill and Luke searched for Nicole using Clay's drug purchases. After realizing she cannot locate Revenant, Clay considered killing Nicole with an oversdose.
FEBRUARY 21 - 25, 1977:
Bill and Steve arrested Clay and found Nicole, who was hospitalized. Doctors assured Adam that Nicole would be fine, but their unborn baby might have been affected by Clay's drugs. Beau forced Danny to help him strongarm Nevins who died of a heart attack. Neely grew closer to Tracy during her therapy sessions.
FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 4, 1977:
A disguised Revenant secretly arrived in Monticello, intent on exacting his revenge on Nicole. At The Barn, Abby tended to Nicole who was told she needs complete bedrest until the baby is born. Johnny and Laurie returned from San Francisco and were horrified to learn that Mike and Nancy are considering a divorce. Ansel confided to Nadine that he must be Saxon's serf because Ansel's empire has collapsed and he desperately needs Saxon's money. Revenant gained access to The Barn by Abby, who has been working for him all along.
MARCH 7 - 11, 1977:
Revenant smothered Abby with a pillow after thanking her for passing on information about Nicole. Revenant confronted Nicole with a gun and told her that he has to kill her for destroying his plans. Adam admitted to Mike that he isn't thrilled about being father. Abby, who wasn't killed, telephoned Adam for help. Luke and Adam raced to the Barn in a police helicopter. Revenant couldn't bring himself to kill Nicole after she revealed that she's pregnant. Luke arrested Revenant. Abby confessed that she was one of Revenant's contacts but insisted she never intended to harm Nicole. Adam agreed to defend Abby. On the eve of Saxon's trial, Draper suspected hanky-panky between Raven and Ansel. Kevin warned Geraldine to stop trying to match him with Raven.
MARCH 14 - 18, 1977:
Josephine arranged a telephone call between Timmy and Laurie, but it didn't satisfy Laurie's suspicions that something is amiss. Spurred by Beau's intimations, Danny warned Neely to leave Tracy alone. Adam hired new housekeeper Mrs. Zern to care for Nicole during her pregnancy. Since the Saxon has begun, Draper and Ansel resolved not to see each other socially.
MARCH 21 - 25, 1977:
Nancy finally confessed to Mike everything about Beau and Saxon's blackmail and threats against Timmy, but Mike didn't believe her claims. Saxon convinced
Deborah that Steve is a crooked cop. Due to the delicate nature of her pregnancy, Nicole was advised to stay in a nursing home until the baby is born.
MARCH 28 - APRIL 1, 1977:
Nicole went to the Clairmont nursing home under the care of Dr. Miles Cavanaugh. Draper proposed marriage to Raven. Danny was distressed when he assumed that Tracy had taken up with Chris Neely. Mike punched Beau after he made a suggestive remark about Nancy. Beau fired Danny, which enraged Saxon. Later, Beau made a sexual play for Deborah, who rebuffed his advances. After Nancy threatened to kill him, an unseen assailant shot Beau, who was alone at the Ace of Clubs.
APRIL 4 - 8, 1977:
The police raided the Ace of Clubs and discovered Beau's dead body. Draper's assistant Logan Swift was attracted to Raven. Mike remembered having gone to the Ace of Clubs to confront Beau. Johnny offered Danny his old job back at the New Moon, but Danny rebuffed him. Following the murder, Deborah had difficulty sleeping and showed no remorse over Beau's death. Saxon decided to rehire Danny and offered him Beau's vacated job. Nadine informed a shocked Ansel that Raven is contemplating marriage to Draper.
APRIL 11 - 15, 1977:
A specialist was called for an electronic sounding examination of Nicole's fetus. Nicole learned that Miles is estranged from his wife Denise. Josephine panicked when Nancy arrived to visit Timmy, and Nancy admitted that she knows Timmy was never actually kidnaped. Saxon warned Josephine to keep her mouth shut about how Timmy's faked plea tapes had been recorded. As the police began the Richardson murder investigation, Mike became a suspect. Draper caught Ansel and Raven kissing and realized that his father has been the "other man" all along. Danny assumed management at the Ace of Clubs.
APRIL 18 - 22, 1977:
Josephine offered to let Nancy adopt Timmy if Nancy keeps quiet about Josie's involvement with Saxon. Nicole discovered that April, a fellow patient, is Miles' sister. Saxon leaked a story to the press suggesting that the police are covering up the identity of Beau's killer. Nancy raced back to Monticello after learning that Mike has been implicated in Beau's murder. Distracted by thoughts of his father and Raven's relationship, Draper blew Saxon's prosecution by introducing inadmissible evidence in court. The judge threw out the case, and Ansel was paid handsomely for winning's Saxon's exoneration. Chris confessed to Tracy that she's more than just a patient to him. An embittered Deborah admitted to Danny that she's glad Beau is dead. The tests on Nicole's fetus showed a normal pregnancy, but Miles warned her that she could experience problems in the future.
APRIL 25 - 29, 1977:
Call girl Inez Johnson gave a statement to the police professing that she saw Mike standing over Beau's body with a smoking gun in his hand the night of the
murder. Mike and Nancy reconciled. Tracy and Johnny learned that Danny is the new owner of the Ace of Clubs. Nadine recognized the hostility between Raven
MAY 2 - 6, 1977:
Mike was arrested for Beau's murder, but Nancy confessed that she was with Beau that night, too. Danny was questioned about Harold Nevin's death. Nicole refused to consider an abortion until all of the tests are in.
MAY 9 - 14, 1977:
April bad mouthed Miles' wife Denise to Nicole. Nadine confronted Raven about her affair with Ansel. Ira Paulson decided to present Mike's prosecution to the grand jury rather than allow Draper to do it. Tracy learned that she and Inez Johnson have a mutual friend in "the business".
MAY 16 - 20, 1977:
Draper visited Nicole at the Clairmont, where he and April were smitten with each other. Laurie went into a deep depression after the grand jury indicted Mike for
Beau's murder. Adam left Monticello to follow a hot lead in the Richardson murder. Timmy returned to the Karrs. Tracy was frantic when she learned that Inez's
madam Mrs. Yost tried to arrange a meeting with Tracy. Saxon used Danny to convince Deborah that Steve is bad news.
MAY 23 - 27, 1977:
To force the truth out of Inez, Laurie threatened her with a gun, but Inez stuck to her story about seeing Mike kill Beau. Nicole and Draper helped Miles convince April to undergo heart surgery. Danny refused to help Tracy, who's having financial problems. Deborah and Steve were reunited.
MAY 30 - JUNE 3, 1977:
Tracy moved in with Johnny and Laurie after being evicted from her place. Nicole was depressed that Adam is spending all of his time working to prove Mike's innocence. Steve felt guilty about spying on Saxon while dating Deborah. Laurie continued to sulk and ignore John Victor.
JUNE 6 - 10, 1977:
Miffed that Miles has no interest in her, Nurse Carol Barclay wrote to Miles' wife Denise, intimating that Miles is becoming involved romantically with Nicole. Mrs. Yost offered to take a penniless Tracy back into her prostitution ring. While playing up to Kevin, Raven was jealous of Draper's interest in April.
JUNE 13 - 17, 1977:
Tracy moved in with Mrs. Yost but was assured she won't have to prostitute herself. Bill was conned into publicly stating that Mike's arrest was a mistake. As their relationship became closer, Deborah grew paranoid when she thought about sleeping with Steve. Denise arrived in Mayfield and accused Miles of carrying on with Nicole. Adam returned to Monticello and phoned Bill with news that he has information about Beau's murder, but before he could reveal the killer's identity, an unseen gunman shot him in the chest.
JUNE 20 - 24, 1977:
Bill and Mike discovered Adam's body and suspected he was killed because he uncovered Beau's killer. Miles broke the news of Adam's death to Nicole, who ran away from the Clairmont. Luke tried to convince Kevin not to print a story that would be damaging to Bill's police career. Denise brooded over Miles, who worried about Nicole's safety.
JUNE 27 - JULY 1, 1977:
Draper considered resigning as assistant district attorney rather than having to prosecute Mike. Deborah worried that Steve knows what really happened to her the night of Beau's murder. Raven attempted to seduce Kevin. Nicole stayed with the Karrs and befriended Timmy, who admitted that he was angry that Adam died.
JULY 4 - 8, 1977:
Steve learned that both Saxon and Deborah had a motive for killing Beau, since Beau raped Deborah the night he was murdered. Mike asked Draper to be his defense attorney, after Draper resigned from the district attorney's office. April insisted on following Nicole to the Karr's house to convince Nicole to return to the Clairmont. Laurie spaced out and left John Victor alone.
JULY 11 - 15, 1977:
April persuaded Draper to handle Mike's defense. Raven turned her attention to Mike's prosecutor Logan Swift. Steve and his new police partner Calvin Stoner were ordered to work on Adam's murder instead of Beau's. Steve reconciled with Deborah. Geraldine was attracted to Saxon. Bill was suspended from the chief of police position. Johnny learned that Tracy is living with her former madam Mrs. Yost.
JULY 18 - 22, 1977:
During another bout of dementia, Laurie told Tracy she can have John Victor to raise as her own son. Nicole decided to go back to the Clairmont. Steve found a book of matches in Adam's belongings with the word "Packy" written on the cover. Danny learned that Tracy is staying with Mrs. Yost.
JULY 25 - 29, 1977:
Denise needled Miles about Nicole's return and told Carol she plans for Nicole. Deborah helped Steve learn that Packy is the nickname of a man named Eddie Packard. Danny was convinced that Tracy has returned to the prostitution ring and started divorce proceedings. Draper helped April find an apartment in Monticello near his.
AUGUST 1 - 5, 1977:
Bill told Danny that Tracy isn't a prostitute but has been working undercover to nail Inez. Tracy's cover was blown when Mrs. Yost overheard a conversation between Tracy and Laurie. Packard turned out to be a false lead, but Deborah found the real Packy. April had a relapse in her heart condition. Raven reassured Kevin that she loves him, but she secretly dated Logan.
AUGUST 8 - 12, 1977:
Draper learned about April's heart condition but insisted he wants to marry her anyway. Denise accused Miles of using April's illness to stay apart from their bed. Danny and Tracy were reunited. Deborah continued to pump Packy for information. Mrs. Yost tried to warn Saxon after learning that Tracy is working undercover. Laurie refused to see a psychiatrist about her periods of dementia. Denise predicted for Nicole that her unborn baby will be a boy.
AUGUST 15 - 19, 1977:
Inez admitted that it was Saxon who forced her to go to the police and make a statement about seeing Mike kill Beau. Packy's friend Raney Cooper lured Deborah after suspecting that she isn't who she pretends to be. Kevin asked Raven to marry him. Johnny considered divorcing Laurie. After Danny realized that Tracy was working undercover to bust the prostitution ring, he and Tracy reconciled.
AUGUST 22 - 26, 1977:
Inez agreed to take a lie-detector test, and Logan publicized the results which proved that Inez was being truthful when she said she saw Mike kill Beau. To spite Miles and Nicole, Denise returned as a nurse at the Clairmont. Laurie had another mental spell and left John Victor on Tracy and Danny's doorstep. Saxon insisted his money to Inez was a coax, not a bribe.
AUGUST 29 - SEPTEMBER 2, 1977:
Upset that Laurie dumped the baby on Danny's doorstep, Johnny took John Victor and left Monticello in disgust. Deborah was nearly raped by Raney, but Packy interrupted him. Denise informed Carol that she's going to be Nicole's nurse. Kevin was upset that Raven hasn't answered his marriage proposal. Raven continued to see Logan on the sly.
SEPTEMBER 5 - 9, 1977:
April agreed to have the pacemaker operation. Raven finally accepted Kevin's marriage proposal but continued to lead Logan on. Deborah learned that Raney and Packy are involved with a vicious crimelord known as Colonel Tom Blood. Denise and Carol came to blows over who would be Nicole's nurse, and Denise won.
SEPTEMBER 12 - 16, 1977:
As Mike's trial began, Timmy revealed that his uncle Raymond Harper resembles Mike. Colonel Blood was revealed to be Ray Harper. April learned that she must make a decision about her open heart surgery. Saxon confessed to Steve about knowing of Beau's scheme to kidnap Timmy and contact Ray, but he denied having anything to do with it. Deborah accused Steve of trying to nail her father.
OCTOBER 10 - 15, 1977:
Steve arrested Ray Harper, who was put in a lineup with Mike. Inez identified Ray without seeing his face, but she couldn't identify the killer when Mike and Ray turned full front in the lineup. Nadine returned for Raven's upcoming wedding, while Raven slept with Logan behind Kevin's back. Saxon nearly choked when Deborah admitted that she's been playing police woman. Saxon denied any connection with Ray Harper.
OCTOBER 17 - 21, 1977:
Miles halted the birth of Nicole's baby after she went into premature labor. Mike tried to reason with Laurie that she's in need of professional help. Nadine taunted Raven about her wedding and former love for Draper. In turn, Raven taunted April who experienced more chest pains.
OCTOBER 24 - 28, 1977:
Mike announced that he's changing his plea to guilty. Denise spotted Nicole kissing Miles after his actions stopped her premature labor. Tracy and Nancy learned that Laurie has periods of rationality concerning Mike's trial. Raney discovered that Steve is a cop.
OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 4, 1977:
Bill and Steve realized that Mike changed his plea to protect Laurie. Meanwhile, Laurie was tormented by dreams of shooting Beau. At Mike's trial, Saxon admitted to being at the Ace of Clubs the night Beau was killed and testified that he saw a woman fitting Laurie's description shoot Beau. Geraldine assured Saxon that she doesn't think he's a hood, and he admitted he's falling in love with her. Raven made fun of April's frail condition while gloating about her engagement to Kevin. Raney confessed to Steve that just before he was murdered, Adam had drilled him about Ray Harper's crimes.
NOVEMBER 7 - 11, 1977:
While dining in a restaurant, Geraldine and Saxon witnessed Raven and Logan kissing. Mike questioned Laurie about the last time she saw Adam alive. Miles offered old college chum Dr. David Roger a job at the Clairmont. Miles suspected Denise was behind Nicole's intention to transfer to another hospital. Miles warned April to beware of Raven's friendship. Saxon advised Deborah not to ditch Raney too quickly, thinking perhaps she could make something of him.
NOVEMBER 14 - 18, 1977:
After pleading guilty to avoid the rest of the trial, Mike was sentenced to five years in prison, but the judge immediately suspended the sentence. Laurie continued her downward spiral and cut her wrists, but she insisted it was an accident. Going over the pre-wedding medical tests, Dr. Lacey informed Kevin that he's sterile, while Raven admitted to Geraldine that she has serious doubts about the wedding. Bill was reinstated as chief of police. Deborah went behind Steve's back and accepted a date with Raney.
NOVEMBER 21 - 25, 1977:
Raney gained Saxon's approval after he saved Deborah from a sexual attack by Otto. Saxon offered Raney a job as a personal assistant. Geraldine advised Kevin not to tell Raven about his sterility since Raven doesn't want children anyway. Bill was reluctant to continue the investigation into Adam's murder since everyone suspects that Laurie is the killer.
NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER 2, 1977:
Logan refused to give Raven the satisfaction of attending her wedding to Kevin. Miles's former colleague Dr. Roper offered Miles a position at his new free clinic. Laurie began psychiatric consultations after she confessed to Draper that she murdered Beau to save her parents' marriage. Steve learned that Deborah is dating Raney, and drowned his misery in liquor. Raven got the dirt on April's heart condition.
DECEMBER 5 - 9, 1977:
After a long labor, Nicole gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Logan attended Raven's wedding at the last minute. then he received a teasing phone call from her on her honeymoon. Mike resisted Nancy's suggestion that they have to admit that Laurie murdered Beau. Raney accepted Tony Saxon's job offer.
DECEMBER 12 - 16, 1977:
Bill learned that Laurie shot Beau. Mike and Nancy committed Laurie to Silver Hills sanitarium. Denise fumed that Miles spent time caring for Nicole and Adam Jr. rather than playing up to her daddy and his clinic-donor pals. Miles told a sleeping Nicole that he loves her. Raney won an edge over Steve in getting close to Deborah.
DECEMBER 19 - 23, 1977:
Both Mike and Laurie were exonerated when Steve proved that Laurie only shot Beau once, and Ray Harper's additional slugs caused Beau's death. Tony proposed to Geraldine. Draper spent a very merry Christmas with April. Nicole left the Clairmont with Adam Jr. and moved into a Victorian cottage that Geraldine found for them.
DECEMBER 26 - 30, 1977:
After Raven and Kevin returned from their honeymoon, Raven secretly met with Logan and went to his bed. Raney fumed that Steve is back in Deborah's good graces. Miles insisted that April consent to open-heart surgery. Geraldine accepted Tony Saxon's marriage proposal.