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Before Nicole can broadcast live that EJ kidnapped Sydney, EJ interrupts, warning viewers that anything Nicole has to say is a lie. Nicole says she has proof and is just about to reveal it when she's preempted by the network. Sami leaves before Nicole can tell her what her story was. Nicole then decides to hold her scoop for the right audience. EJ warns her to keep quiet. Later, EJ returns home to Sami to talk her into going on an extended vacation with him and the kids. Before Sami can answer, EJ gets a call from Arianna wondering what Nicole had up her sleeve. EJ takes the call upstairs, asking Arianna what happened with Nicole after he left and where is she now? Downstairs, Sami answers the door, and it's Nicole. Dr. Baker calls Nicole to tell her not to rile her ex-husband. Later, Dr. Baker wonders when he'll hear from Hope again. Brady tells Arianna that maybe Nicole knows him better than Arianna does. Hope is confronted by Adrienne about her recent actions concerning Justin. Hope doesn't know what she's talking about. Adrienne thinks Hope is just plain nuts. When Justin sees Hope, he references their kiss and them getting closer, but Hope is still clueless. Adrienne tells Justin maybe Hope isn't that into him. Justin thinks Adrienne's being jealous. Later, Justin tells Bo that he and Hope are taking their relationship to the next level. Carly comes home on this and questions Bo's reaction. Bo reassures that he loves her. Later, Hope sees them kissing and she's stung anew. Abe gets sleeping pills from Dr. Spaceman and learns of the potential side effects for women. When Hope shows up for her refill, Spaceman asks if she's feeling okay. She reports that she's fine, so he doesn't tell her about the side effects. Later, Lexie discovers Abe is on sleeping pills.