As the World Turns Spoilers
Rosanna takes the bull by the horns and proposes to Craig. Craig realizes he may be caught between a rock and a hard place concerning Carly, but accepts anyway. It seems our boy cannot get the blonde vixen out of his mind as Carly continues to ponder a future with him. When she feels Jack needs her help, however, she's off and running to New York City, where they begin a search for Simon. Craig follows her thinking that she will begin drinking again, but Carly tells him there isn't a problem and dispatches him back to Oakdale.
New York City is the focus of the next stop on Jack's tour. While looking for Simon, he runs into Molly Conlan (Lesli Kay). Molly, who hasn't changed that much after all, is the mistress of a congressman who throws his hat into the ring for governor. She reveals their affair when she is dumped and is subsequently fired from her job as a news reporter. Things heat up when Molly and Jack discover that the brakes on her car were tampered with. Super hero Jack traces the crime back to the disgruntled congressman, who eventually admits he is the culprit. What a nicely wrapped up package that is! Molly later leaves Jack and Carly alone to find an old friend. Hmmm, Simon perhaps? Another nicely wrapped up package, especially when he shows up just as Jack and Carly get all hot and bothered.
Mick is getting the backing he needs from Paul and Emily. Barbara isn't so convinced and warns Paul that Mick may be scamming them. Mick turns on the charm and convinces Barbara that his product is good for cancer patients. Better yet, he needs a live guinea pig in order to get FDA approval! Babs, with a wary eye on Mick, agrees. There is more to Mick's story; he is hiding his own medical problems.
There is a-quad a-brewing with the young adult crowd. Maddie, Casey, Alison and Hunter are all on each others' minds, but not at the right times. Maddie and Casey try to hook up, but Casey is having salacious thoughts about Alison. Meanwhile, Hunter and Maddie continue their online flirtation. Ever the quick wit, Alison adds up the equation and comes up with Emily.
Katie has had enough of Henry and decides the best way to keep him away is get a restraining order. Brad continues to try to reach Katie and finally makes the connection. Henry's chickens come home to roost when he finds himself in deep trouble thanks to an old enemy.
Luke and Noah's drama continues to play out this upcoming week. Mason pops up at the hospital and he and Luke duke it out again. This time Lily and Damian intervene. Mason returns and tells Luke he will sue him and blames him for Noah's accident. Luke tells Mason to take a hike and he does. Noah is rushed to Memorial after his accident and the guilty-feeling Luke is by his side. Noah needs a risky surgical procedure, but in order to have it he needs the signature of a relative. After attempts to reach Noah's aunt (paging Robin Mattson, we need you now!) falls flat, Luke realizes there is nothing he can do to help Noah. Damian brings up the idea to Lily that they adopt Noah so he can get the medical help he needs. After the surgery, when the bandages come off, Noah realizes he's blind. It's probably because he finds out he is now brothers with his lover. Damian has other problems to deal with, well one problem really and her name is Meg. When she cranks the screws on the torture rack, Damian becomes unnerved. What's a guy to do? Sleep with her of course!
Liberty has a paper to write, but cannot focus. Like so many before her, she looks for inspiration in the bottom of a bottle. Dusty rides in on his white stallion and stops Liberty from drinking. She unloads on Dusty and feels inspired to write her essay. Janet could not be any more grateful to our knight in shining armour.
With Thanksgiving around the corner, I can say that long time viewers will be happy that Nancy will make an appearance to celebrate with the Hughes family. YAY!