Erika Slezak starred as “Viki” on “One Life to Live” for 40 years.

By Dana Block
Brooke didn’t approve of Donna’s interest in Nick. Katie was worried about how close Bill and Steffy had gotten in recent months. Jackie wondered how Nick was going to keep Pam as their ally when he was busy romancing Donna. Amber came up with a savvy plan to make Rick the new CEO of Forrester Creations. Hope and Liam confronted Thomas about his deception. Katie was suspicious of Steffy’s true condition and confronted her about what happened in Mexico. Owen and Jackie reflected on their marriage. Wait to See: Pam invites Nick to compete with her on “Let’s Make a Deal.”

EJ turned the tables on Will after the teen tried to blackmail him. Jack got a new perspective on what Daniel was going through in comparison to his own problems. Chad and Abigail turned to unlikely sources for relationship advice. As Sami’s shame weighed heavily on her, a new task brought Will a wave of guilt all his own. Kate and Nicole became suspicious of the people around them. Madison told Brady about her job offer. Things heated up between Rafe and Carrie both physically and literally. Wait to See: Brady takes Madison for a couples massage.

Olivia had some questions for Steve about his past with Maggie. Kate and Sonny decided to take their relationship public. Jason tried to persuade Robin to tell Patrick the truth about her health. Ethan began putting the pieces together about Cassandra’s identity — a.k.a. The Woman in White. Meanwhile, Helena waited in the shadows, continuing to pull the strings. Maggie and Steve discussed their shared secret. Elizabeth had some information for Jason when Robin went missing. Jason confronted Franco. Michael went to purchase a gun. Wait to See: Tracy finds herself in a trap.

After 43 years, the people of Llanview said goodbye as they revisited one of the show’s most iconic storylines and drew to a close Agnes Nixon’s mission for “One Life to Live”: “stories about richly diverse people as their lives intertwined, as they interacted with one another. … To explain the hopes and hardships, the goals, fights and failures that are ultimately shared by all mankind no matter how disparate their lifestyles.” For a more detailed recap of the final episode, visit after Jan. 13.

Victor and Sharon were pronounced man and wife. Billy got Chelsea to admit on tape that she drugged him before they had their encounter in Myanmar. Kevin was shocked to learn that the intruder at the cabin was Jeffrey. Nikki told Victor that Deacon was blackmailing her about Victor’s involvement in Diane’s murder. She then showed him the tape of Deacon getting intimate with Diane. Later, Deacon revealed his own evidence to Victor — a picture of Nikki striking Diane on the head with a rock. Wait to See: Neil sees Harmony in a new light.

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