In this episode of CBS’ The Young and the Restless, Nate’s attempt to smooth things over between his cousins backfires, Daniel says bye to Heather and Lucy, and Stark sends a cryptic message that pisses Chance off.
In the previous episode, Kyle almost messed up his attempt to reconcile with Summer and Jack and Billy caught up while Adam told Chelsea about becoming a father again.
(The Canadian Y&R day ahead recap for February 23, 2023 episode airs in the USA February 24. Recaps live by 4:15 PM EST daily.)
Diane finds an envelope outside the door of the Abbott house.
She sets it down, looking frightened and when Jack appears from outside, she jumps.
It’s got her name on it, along with clown stickers.
She thinks it’s from Stark.
Jack tries to comfort her.
She doesn’t want Jack to do anything against Stark.
Stark finds Chance at Crimson Lights. They talk about his release.
Stark thinks Chance was duped just as much as he was. He says isn’t Jack his wife’s uncle?
He shouldn’t be playing so dirty. He taunts that the Newmans aren’t related to him anymore.
Chance tells him his personal life is none of his concern. If he has an issue with his case, he should talk to Chicago PD.
Stark shrugs and says he’s released so he’s good. He thinks Chance is stressed.
“You don’t know me,” Chance says. Stark checked up on him. He assumes he was livid to learn Jack used him.
Chance thinks Stark’s only there to cause trouble and warns it’d be a bad idea.
Stark tells the detective to keep it easy. He’s just there to enjoy the city. He goes.
Daniel finds Heather and Lucy in the lobby of Grand Phoenix, and they talk about how they’re headed back home.
Heather’s proud of what he’s accomplishing. He thanks her and wishes the best for her.
She feels the same. Heather takes off and the kid is happy her dad’s wearing the bracelet. He loves it. She feels better that they had their talk.
He wants to keep that going. Maybe they can see each other. There or here.
She likes that. He’s determined to earn her trust back.
She wants to beta-test his new game. He’s into that. They embrace and Heather watches from nearby.
The ladies leave and Phyllis arrives. She saw the women leaving and tries to comfort her son.
She knows what it’s like to be apart from her kids. She knows they’ll come around. The bond is strong.
It can withstand anything. Daniel drinks and thinks she’s talking about her. “As usual.”
She claims not to be but he thinks she’s self-centered.
He storms off while Stark appears. He feels for Phyllis. It’s rough being attacked from all sides.
She tells the man she’s not at her breaking point and she doesn’t need him. If she needs to get something done, she can do it herself.
Still, Stark wants to help. She tells him once again to keep his schemes to himself.
“I’m not interested.” He says, “Right. You keep telling yourself that.” He walks off.
Elena and Nate finish takeout at home. He wanted to do something special for her. He has to head back to the office. He’ll meet Lily at Society first. Elena asks what about. “Devon,” he says. Elena encourages him to go next door to talk to the man himself but he senses a showdown between her and Devon.
Nate feels responsible for the breakdown of Devon and Lily’s relationship. He tells her he saw Christine leaving Devon’s earlier. He wants to help diffuse the situation. Elena doesn’t like it. He should mind his business. He can’t sit by and watch, he tells her. “Trust me,” he says before leaving.
Abby arrives at Devon’s. Dom’s with Louise and so she thought they could go dine. He’s so busy with work.
It’s a priority. She knows but he hasn’t eaten or slept well lately.
He talks about his concerns about his company and relationship with Lily. Abby says this is eating him alive.
He knows but he’s fighting for family. He thanks her for being there for him.
They’re close to kissing when she has to go. He promises to take care of himself. He kisses her hand as she tells him she cares for him.
Elena spots Abby leaving Devon’s and asks to talk.
They head inside and discuss ways to get the cousins back together.
Abby reveals Devon’s suing Chancellor Williams to regain control of his company. Elena’s eyes widen. They talk about what Nate’s about to do.
The men are stubborn but Abby doesn’t see Nate repairing things. She worries he’ll make it worse.
Let SoapsSpoilers notify you of new posts
Josh Griffith fires breakdown writers
New! Y&R spoilers into February
Subscribe to SoapsSpoilers’ newsletter
Y&R’s 50th anniversary casting
Chance arrives at the Abbotts to see Jack and Diane. He clues them in about seeing Stark.
He thinks Stark’s trouble but can’t deny that his suspicions about the burglary ringing true.
He’ll be watching the three of them. He’s warning them not to handle Stark themselves.
Jack shows Chance the envelope and Chance blows up. If he thinks it’s from Stark, why not call the cops?
Diane doesn’t think it’s anything bad.
She opens it up while Chance yells to stop.
It’s just a book. “The Invisible Heist.”
Chance goes off the rails, telling them not to take the law into their own hands.
“Alert me if it happens again,” he says.
They’re admonished and he goes.
Jack suggests they go on a secret trip to stay away from Stark. She likes that.
Nate meets Lily at Society.
He talks about rumors he’s heard about her and Devon and wants to help.
She smirks. It’s none of his business.
Nate goes on, not really listening.
Devon walks in as Lily asks Nate if he’s trying to fix things and that suddenly he’ll be forgiven.
“You betrayed your own family so you are no longer my family.”
Again, she tells him to stay out of it. Devon strolls over and asks what’s going on.
Lily freaks out and thinks Nate asked them both there.
Devon says he didn’t know they’d be here. Devon thinks he’s better than Nate and Lily doesn’t like it.
She thinks they both did the same thing, betraying the family.
They argue about what their father would have done and Lily can’t deal and walks out.
Nate tries harder to get into Devon’s head but Devon doesn’t want to hear him and tells him to keep his thoughts to himself.
Daniel and Lily accidentally meet at the park. Neither wants to talk so they agree to sit in peace.
It’s not long before Lily realizes she could use someone to talk to.
He agrees to listen. She asks why family is so hard. He doesn’t know.
Coming up on Y&R next week!
Devon reluctantly meets with Tucker at Crimson Lights. You have 30 minutes to say what you want.”
Tucker says he has a proposition that will change Devon’s life.
Adam meets with Victor at the ranch and tells him he wants to hear about his dad’s work opportunity.
Nate and Victoria make out like crazy.
Victoria tries to get Nate’s tie off.
Audra appears outside Victoria’s office with some documents while inside, Vicky and Nate are kissing.
Please feel free to leave us a comment about the show. Subscribe to SoapsSpoilers’ free newsletter which appears in your email inbox once daily around 8 PM EST.
Or if you like, you can sign up for SoapsSpoilers new post notifications which send a notification to your cell phone when a new post goes up. (It’s 4 times per day, except when the spoilers or comings and goings come in which could add one or two more notifications on those days.)
Either option is free, and you can unsubscribe at any time or try each and use the one that works best for you.