#4185 Thursday, December 25, 1980 - The nurses sing carols at the hospital. / Russ and Tracy toast to their first married Christmas together. / Mac rocks Matthew and helps Amanda open the presents as Vivien watches from afar. / Ada tells Charlie that he is going to spoil Nancy with all the presents. Then Charlie tells Ada not to worry about things between her and Mac. Then Joey stops by to say Merry Christmas and tells them that Angie and Rose are doing well in Chicago. Ada invites Joey to dinner at Mac's but agrees to have dinner tomorrow night instead. / Vivien tells Mac that Jamie called and said he isn't going to be able to come by today. / Russ and Tracy arrive at Mac's and Mac tries to explain to them about the baby. As Mac holds Matthew, both Russ and Tracy tell him that they are okay with him having Matthew. Then Ada, Charlie and Nancy arrive. / When the nurses finishing singing, Kit wishes everyone a Merry Christmas. Then Joey tells Kit the song was good and he realizes that she is really happy to be back at work. Joey gives Kit a Caruso record to replace the one he ruined. / Clarice, Larry and Cory arrive at Mac's and Mac tells them and Ada and Charlie that Jamie can't make it over today. / Russ and Tracy talk with Marianne about their plans to have their own child and Tracy tells Marianne that she will be singing in Las Vegas soon. Then Jamie arrives. When Tracy and Marianne leave the room to wrap some gifts, Russ tells Jamie he is making a mistake. / Jamie tells Russ he can't forgive Mac for what he did and blames him for his mother being in jail. Russ tells Jamie that this is a time for love and forgiveness and not hate. / Miranda finds a sad Kit listening to the Caruso record and explains that Joey gave it to her and how she and Joey used to listen to Caruso together. Then she is happy when Jerry stops by. / Jerry is a little jealous when he learns that Joey gave her a record. Kit tells Jerry that it was just a simple gift. Jerry tells Kit he does have feelings for her. Kit tells Jerry he may not be ready for all of the problems seeing her could cause him just as it did for Joey. Jerry tells her he thinks he can be as important as the money and she agrees that he could. / Zachary visits Miranda and tells her that she is the kind of woman he needs by his side. Miranda reconfirms with Zachary that she has her sights set on Mac. Then Zachary tells Miranda that he doesn't think Mac is emotionally stable. / Everyone thanks Vivien for dinner and then Mac thanks everyone for being with him, Amanda and Matthew just as Rachel would have wanted. Then Jamie arrives and Mac states that now the family is all together just as Rachel wanted. / Mac and Jamie make up and then Mac tells Jamie that he is gonna prove that Mitch is still a live and get Mitch to admit himself that he forced himself on Rachel and she never loved him.
#4186 Friday, December 26, 1980 - Ruby visits with Rachel in prison and Rachel tells her that Mac has the baby. Ruby tells Rachel that Ernie met with Mac and thinks he is crazy to believe that Mitch is alive but Rachel also thinks it's a possibility. / As Kit and Miranda talk, Brad calls and tells Kit that he was in Philadelphia with his parents for Christmas and now is planning to go to San Martiz for a couple months so he called to say goodbye. Then Kit tells Miranda that Brad is leaving town. / Miranda thinks it is odd that Brad would leave town when he has been so interested in Kit. Then Jerry arrives at Miranda's and upon learning that Brad is leaving town finds it suspicious. Kit tells Miranda that she had several unpleasant experiences with Brad recently and Jerry offers to see Brad and make sure he is leaving town. / As Mac visits with Ada, Ada calls Joey and reminds him that he is invited to dinner tonight. Then Charlie enters and Mac leaves to go see Rachel. Charlie tells Ada that he is wiped out from all the parties and stuff. Ada tells him that it is nice to have him home for a long weekend. / Brian meets with Rachel and tells him she is glad he isn't going away. Brian tells Rachel he will go fishing next summer. Rachel tells Brian that she feels like she is in emotional limbo right now with Mac. Brian tells her that Mac isn't going to give up on the idea that Mitch could be alive until he finds out who the wounded man is. / Liz goes over work with Mac and then Cecile learns from Mac that things are better between him and Jamie. When Mac asks Cecile how things are between her and Jamie, Cecile tells him that they are taking things slowly. Meanwhile, Miranda sees Liz and they talk about Marianne and Rick. Then Miranda gets Liz to tell Mac that she is here. Miranda enters Mac's office and invites Mac to dinner tomorrow night in front of Cecile. Then Cecile tells Liz that she thinks Miranda definitely has her eye on Mac and perhaps they should get some dirt on Miranda to protect Mac. / Rachel remembers Mac telling Rachel that he thinks Mitch is still alive. Then Mac visits with pictures and tells her that he and Jamie are going to work things out. Then Rachel asks Mac if they can work things out and she can forgive her for deceiving him. Mac tells Rachel he is going away for a while to find the wounded man. Rachel tells Mac, Mitch might not want to come back and if she could talk to him he might listen to her. Mac tells her he will bring Mitch back whether he wants to come back or not. / Jerry visits Brad and Brad tells him he is going to Switzerland and Jerry will find out the hard way that Kit is just playing at being a nurse again. / Ada tells Charlie that Mac would like them to live out at the house while Mac goes away. Ada notices that Charlie is tired and so he tells her that he loves her and then goes upstairs to take a nap. / Jerry tells Kit that he thinks Brad is really leaving town. Then Kit asks him to convince Miranda not to worry about Brad. / Ernie meets with Mac and they go over a map and figure out where Sue and Danny might have dropped the wounded man off. / Joey arrives and then Ada goes to get Charlie. When Ada comes back downstairs she tells Joey that she can't get Charlie to wake up. / Joey comes downstairs and Ada tells Joey that he doesn't have to say anything because she knows Charlie is dead. Joey hugs Ada.
(last appearance by Fred J. Scollay as handsome Charlie Hobson)
(last appearance by as Brad Garrek)
(last appearance by Kevin Conroy as Jerry Grove)
#4187 Monday, December 29, 1980 - At the hospital, Ada remembers Joey coming downstairs and Ada acknowledging that Charlie is dead. Then Joey and Russ get Ada's attention. / Mac looks over the map and then Jamie enters and Mac tells him he needs to talk to him. / Blaine tells Jordan that New Year's Eve looks like the Arena will be packed. Jordan tells Blaine if Clarice and Larry don't have any plans she should invite them. / Russ tells Ada and Joey that Charlie's heart just stopped and there was no pain. Then Joey takes Ada home. / Mac tells Jamie that he is going to take the route that he thinks they took and take pictures of Mitch along to show doctors as he stops in the small towns. Jamie asks Mac not to tell Rachel and get her hopes up. / As Joey helps Ada at home she calls him Charlie. Then Ada tells Joey that Charlie was going to spend New Year's Eve with his family and friends. / Larry gets out of the shower to get the phone but misses the call. Then Clarice comes in. / Jamie tells Mac he understands following up on the lead but he isn't sure Rachel can handle the disappointment just like when she thought she would be cleared at the trial and wasn't. Then Russ calls and tells Mac that Charlie died in his sleep last night and Mac tells Jamie. / Joey arrives at Larry and Clarice's and tells them that her father died last night. Clarice asks Larry to stay and tell Cory that his grandfather died when he gets home. Then Clarice and Joey leave to go to Ada's. / Mac tells Jamie that Joey is with Ada now and Jamie decides to go over there. Brian enters and then Jamie leaves. Mac tells Brian that Charlie Hobson died last night and he would like to tell Rachel in person. He also comments to Brian about how difficult it is going to be on Rachel since she can't be with her mother at a time like this and Brian tells Mac that he will see what he can do. / When Clarice comes home, she talks to Larry about how she wishes Denny and Leigh would understand why her pop had to leave because he was a traveling salesman. Larry offers to call them for her to tell them. / Rachel tells Mac is it frustrating to not be with Ada at this time when she needs her. Then Brian arrives and tells them he has permission for her to be released to his custody to attend Charlie's memorial service later this week. Then Mac shows Rachel the map. / Joey tells Blaine that Charlie died last night and he would like the night off to be with Ada. Then Jordan enters and Blaine tells Jordan she is giving Joey the night off because Charlie Hobson died. When alone Blaine cries. / Jamie comforts Ada about Charlie and then they discuss the possibility of Mitch being alive. / Jordan tells Blaine that Jess Cooper is going to be here at the Arena New Year's Eve. / Joey and Clarice arrive at Ada's and both are concerned about the way Ada isn't dealing with Charlie's passing. / Mac shows Rachel the route he plans to take with four towns being likely place where Mitch was dropped off. Rachel tells Mac she wants to believe that Mitch is alive.
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#4188 Tuesday, December 30, 1980 - Jamie tells Cecile that Ada is going to the funeral service this morning for Charlie with Joey, Clarice and Larry. When Cecile asks Jamie what's bothering him he tells her it has to do with his mother and Mitch Blake. / Olivia asks Russ how Tracy is doing and then Irwin Burger, the hospital administrator asks to see him. / Joey greets Clarice and Larry when they arrive at Ada's and Joey tells them that Ada is still acting the same. Joey also tells them the memorial service is Thursday and Larry is surprised to learn that Charlie just wanted the four of them at the funeral service. Then Ada enters and snaps at Joey that she is okay as they leave for the service. / Russ tells Olivia that even with modern technology he is upset that they couldn't save Charlie Hobson. / When Dooley and Tracy take a break from rehearsing, Tracy tells Jason that lately it seems as if Russ doesn't notice her whether she is in town or not. / Larry, Clarice, Joey and Ada arrive home from the funeral and Clarice tells Joey that she has two brothers - Denny is 28 and a lawyer and Leigh is almost 20 at Lakeland college in Wisconsin and is a hockey player, hoping to be in the 1984 Olympics. / Jason tells Tracy that he has booked her at the Pyramid Hotel in Las Vegas for 2 weeks with an option for 2 more, January 19 - February 1 or the 15th. / Dr. Burger tells Russ that he wants him to head up a new emergency care unit. / Mac tries to comfort Ada and tells her that Rachel will be able to be at the memorial service. Ada tells Mac that she is fine. / Cecile asks Jamie if he is okay and would like to talk about Rachel and Mitch but he says he has to think some things through first. / Russ tells Olivia the good news and adds that he intends to still stay active with the cardiac unit at least for now. Olivia suggests that he talk all this over with Tracy because the better their two careers get the harder it may be for them as a couple. / Mac tells Jamie that Charlie's death has got him thinking and wants to tidy up his life a bit. Mac also tells him that he is having formal paper work drawn up that will make him the next in line at Cory Publishers. (Cecile over hears this?) / Tracy and Russ both come home early and Tracy tells Russ the good news that she is going to be headlining at the Pyramid Hotel in Las Vegas. / Jamie confirms for Cecile that Mac is going away to try and prove that Mitch is still alive. Jamie also tells Cecile that he doesn't like him and Rachel getting their hopes up. Cecile invites Jamie to spend New Year's Eve with her at the Arena. / Jason visits Olivia and tells her about Tracy's new gig in Vegas. Olivia denies having any interest in Russ and tells Jason she wouldn't dream of interfering in their lives. Jason doesn't believe her. / Joey leaves Ada alone in her home. / Russ tells Tracy that he has been offered a new position at the hospital and it means even more work. Then they argue over the fact that both careers will take them away from each other.
#4189 Wednesday, December 31, 1980 - Russ and Tracy disagree over breakfast about the fact that his is working tonight and she will be singing into the New Year. / Pat joins Phillip with Mac in a meeting. Mac tells them about the memorial service at 11am tomorrow and that Rachel will be there. Pat also offers to visit Rachel next week. / Leigh Hobson arrives on Clarice's doorstep. / Jess shows up at the Arena and tells Jordan that construction will begin next week on the lakefront property but Mac Cory and Taylor Holloway got the jump on them with their dock project. Jordan tells Jess that all kinds of things could go wrong with their docks. Then Larry enters. / Leigh tells Clarice that he is doing well with hockey and Denny is still a lawyer and married to Suzanne. Leigh also tells her that he can stay through the weekend but Denny isn't coming. / Russ tells Olivia about the problems that he and Tracy are running into with their careers. / Mac tells Phillip and Pat that Jamie is going to fill in while he is gone and he plans to have Jamie take over the company some day and needs them both to help him. When they leave the office, Phillip reminds Pat that they are spending New Year's Eve together. / Larry meets Jess and then, when Jess leaves, Larry tells Jordan that he will take him up on his offer to loan him the money for the house. / Clarice brings Leigh to Ada's and they are greeted by Joey. Then Ada meets Leigh while Joey tells Clarice that he is worried about the way Ada is holding all her grief in. / Jordan tells Jess that Larry is Blaine's brother and as of this afternoon he has bought one of Bay City's finest. / Blaine asks Larry what he is doing here at the Arena but he tells her that it is none of her business. Then Joey asks Blaine what Larry was doing here. / Rick and Marianne find Jamie and Cecile at work and tell them if they hurry they can hear Tracy at the Supper Club before heading over to the Arena. / Blaine greets Phillip and Pat as they arrive at the Arena. Pat orders Champaign and then as they drink, Marianne and Rick arrive along with Jamie and Cecile. Phillip asks Pat not to let Cecile ruin the night. / Cecile comments to Pat about her starting the celebrating a little early with the Champaign. Pat tells Marianne that she is fine. Then Blaine and Joey talk about how busy it is and Larry shows up and asks Blaine not to tell Clarice that she saw him at the Arena. However Blaine refuses to lie to Clarice. / Tracy rushes home to Russ between sets and they make up. / At the Arena, Phillip tells Pat no more Champaign and that he loves her. Then Phillip asks Pat to marry him as the crowd welcomes in the New Year.
(first appearance by Christopher Knight as Leigh Hobson)
#4190 Thursday, January 1, 1981 - Phillip remembers proposing to Pat. Then Pat gets up and he asks her if she remembers his proposing to her. / Rachel arrives home and hugs Amanda. / Rachel wishes Jamie Happy New Year and then sees Matthew. Mac tells Rachel that Ada wanted to be home. Brian tells Rachel that he is supposed to keep his eye on her but it is okay if she wants to go outside. / Marianne calls Pat's and asks Phillip if her mom is okay. Phillip tells Marianne that Pat had too much to drink but he doesn't know why or what anyone can do. / Outside, Jamie tells Rachel that things are good between him and Mac and that Mac wants him to take over for him. Jamie also tells her that he thinks this hunt for Mitch is a wild goose chase but Rachel says they have to know for sure and to support Mac and love him. / Jim brings Margo a good offer on her house and then asks her to the Supper Club for dinner and she accepts. / Joey tells Ada they have plenty of time yet but she wants to leave right away for the memorial service. / Cory, Clarice and Larry arrive at the service. Then Marianne extends her sympathy. Jim and Margo arrive and Rachel arrives with Jamie and Mac and then she comforts Ada. Next, the service begins. / Pat tells Phillip she would like to go to the memorial service but Phillip tells her she is in no condition to go. An angry Phillip tells Pat he doesn't understand why she drank so much that she passed out. Pat tells Phillip it was New Year's Eve but he asks her what her excuse will be next time. / The service for Charlie Hobson continues with Larry speaking about what a great man Charlie was. / Jess tells Jordan that the Arena is in good shape but reminds him that his dock project is to be completed first. Then Jess tells Jordan he may be interested in acquiring the Supper Club. / Rachel tells Mac she is worried about Ada because she is holding all the grief inside. Mac assures Rachel that Ada will be fine in time. / Mac tells Rachel that Amanda is okay and that he thinks Jamie will be a fine publisher. Rachel tells Mac that she agrees that they have to try and find Mitch. Then Rachel looks at the map and Mac tells her he will start his search tomorrow or the next day. Rachel tells Mac that she never loved Mitch and slept with him only once in St. Croix when she was trying to find out where he was. Mac doesn't understand why no one ever told him this. Rachel tells Mac she has never loved anybody but him. Mac tells her his life doesn't mean anything without her. Mac and Rachel agree to drop the divorce for good. / Joey tries to keep Ada company and get her to open up but she tells him she isn't ready to do that yet and needs time to be alone. Ada thanks him for everything and then Joey leaves. / Pat tells Phillip there won't be another time. Phillip tells Pat that there will be another time and another and another. Phillip also tells her that it hurts that he can't help her. Then he leaves. / As Jess and Jordan dine at the Supper Club, Jess notices Margo and tells Jordan that she could be a problem and he needs to take care of her. / Rachel holds Matthew and Mac tells her he will find Mitch. Jamie and Brian discuss taking her back and then Rachel tells everyone that she would like to go for a walk with Amanda alone before she goes. As everyone dresses, Amanda, Rachel takes the map and then heads outside with Amanda. / Mac notices that the map is missing and then they see Amanda. Amanda tells them that her mommy is gone and then they hear a car engine starting.
#4191 Friday, January 2, 1981 - As Mac and Brian talk, Mac notices that the map is missing and then they see Amanda. Amanda tells them that her mommy is gone and then they hear a car engine starting. / Clarice looks at a picture of Charlie and then Blaine calls and tells her how sorry she is about her father passing on. Blaine also tells Clarice that she would like to come over and talk to her. / Ada remembers a recent moment with Charlie and then opens the door to Leigh. / Mac tries to get Amanda to tell them where Rachel went. Jamie checks outside and tells them that the station wagon is gone. Brian tells them Rachel is due back at the prison and if she has really left is in serious trouble. / Leigh asks Ada about his father and tells her that he never got to know him. They grieve together and comfort each other. / Blaine arrives at Clarice's. / Brian tells them if Rachel doesn't come back she will be considered escaped. Then Mac figures out that Rachel took the map and Jamie tells Mac he never should have told Rachel about the plan to try to find Mitch. Then Brian tells them that he called the prison and bought them a couple hours. Mac tells them he knows the direction where Rachel is headed. / Blaine tells Clarice that Larry has been acting differently lately and she thinks she is to blame. Then Larry enters and accuses Blaine of telling Clarice about it. / Ada finishes telling Leigh about Charlie and comments that Mac Cory has a grandson named Dennis. Leigh tells Ada that his brother's name isn't Dennis but Denver. Then Leigh leaves with Ada giving him a flower to remember Charlie with. / Jamie tells Mac that he is going to help him with finding Rachel and Cecile can take care of the Complex. Brian agrees that Jamie should help so Mac agrees. / Larry accuses Blaine of telling Clarice about the loan he got from Jordan but Blaine tells Larry she didn't know anything about it. Blaine leaves and Clarice wants to know what this is all about. / Jamie visits Cecile and tells her that his mom is missing and he and Mac are going to go look for her. Jamie tells Cecile that they want her to take over the Complex while they are gone. / Clarice tells Larry she won't live in a house bought with Jordan Scott's money. They argue and then Larry walks out when Leigh comes home. / Mac tells Ada that Rachel is missing and he needs her to help take care of the kids while he and Jamie are gone. Ada suggests that they get the police involved but Mac tells her that Brian says they should find her before the police and get her to turn herself in. Mac also tells Ada that Jamie thinks he is to blame for Rachel taking off. / Clarice tells Leigh that Denny called and wants to know if he is coming home today. Then Leigh tells her that he went to see Ada to talk about their father and now he understands that he spent so much time disliking someone he never even knew. / Jamie tells Cecile how much she means to him and she tells him that she will do a good job running the Complex while they are gone. Jamie tells her he is beginning to realize how much he counts on her for things. / Leigh finishes packing and Clarice tells him she is sorry to see him go. Then Leigh asks her if he can move here to live. Clarice says she thinks it's a great idea but he better talk to Denny and Suzanne about it first. / Mac tells Ada that Jamie is asking Cecile to cover for them while they are gone. Ada tells Mac she thinks Cecile will hurt or use Jamie just like Blaine did. Then Jamie arrives and tells them Cecile will look after the Complex. Ada tells them not to worry about the kids. Ada tells them she hopes they find Rachel before the police do.
(special appearance in a flashback by Fred J. Scollay as Charlie Hobson)
#4192 Monday, January 5, 1981 - Ada tells Mac and Jamie that she hopes they find Rachel before the police do. Mac tells them that he is sure Rachel will follow the map to find Mitch and Jamie hopes they can find her fast. / Zachary gets a call from the prison warden and learns that Rachel is missing. Then he decides to go talk to Brian about it. / Larry arrives at the Arena. / Joey asks Larry what is wrong but Larry says everything is fine. Larry also tells Joey that he is tired of waiting for the good life and Joey says he can understand that. / Nellie tries to keep Zachary out of Brian's office but Zachary enters and asks Brian where Rachel is. Then Zachary tells Brian that Rachel is a fugitive. / Clarice shows up at Ada's. / Jordan asks Blaine if she is okay because she seems a little down but she tells him that she is fine. / Clarice tells Ada how Larry has been acting crazy, first with a sports car and now he borrowed money from Jordan Scott to buy a house. / Joey calls Blaine and tells her that Larry is with him and acting funny. / Back that Cory house, Mac and Jamie finally decide not to wait any longer for Brian to call and as they open the door to leave an officer tells them that he has to detain them for questioning. / Blaine tells Larry to go home to his family but he tells her that he is tired of waiting for the good things in life and doesn't see anything wrong in wanting them now. Then Jordan arrives and asks if everything is okay. / Brian arrives and tells Mac and Jamie not to say anything. He also tells them that Colten hasn't had enough time to go through the courts to prevent them from going after Rachel. Then Zachary arrives. / Larry tells Jordan that he isn't going home tonight to show everyone where he stands. So Jordan offers Larry a place to spend the night as his guest. / Ada advises Clarice to talk to Larry so she calls home but he isn't there. Clarice also tells Ada that Leigh is going to move to Bay City. / Brian gets on Zachary's case and tells them that unless he has the legal means to detain them he is out of line. / Ada tells Clarice that it will be nice to have Charlie's son around. Then she tells Clarice that it looks like Rachel has taken off to find Mitch. / Larry accepts Jordan's offer and when he leaves with Joey, Blaine asks Jordan what he is trying to do. / Zachary accuses Mac of arranging this situation. Mac tells Colten to get out but Colten promises that if he plans to meet up with Rachel he won't be far behind. Outside Zachary tells the police to make sure that they know they are being watched and then make it appear like they are being pulled off the watch and that's when he really wants them to be watched. / Blaine gets upset with Jordan and tells him that if he hadn't given Larry a place to stay he might have gone home to Clarice. Jordan tells Blaine he misjudged Larry and that he has a lot more ambition than he thought. / As Larry checks into his room, Joey asks Larry if he is okay. Larry tells Joey he is fine. Then he remembers fighting with Clarice. / Brian advises Mac and Jamie to stay home because of the police outside. After Brian leaves, Jamie notices that the police are gone. Mac tells him it could be a tap but both men decide to take a chance and leave to go find Rachel.
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#4193 Tuesday, January 6, 1981 - After Tracy rehearses "The Rose" with Dooley and Jason, Jason gets a call from Jordan asking to see him today. / Russ tells Dr. Burger he has arrived at a decision about the new care unit. / Blaine calls Clarice (who is upset that Larry didn't come home last night) and asks her to meet her at the Arena in an hour. / Russ tells Dr. Burger that he is accepting the position and wants to be able to select the people for the unit. Dr. Burger agrees and cautions Russ that this job will be a very demanding and time consuming position. / Clarice meets Blaine and Blaine tells her that Larry spent the night at the Arena. Blaine also tells her she may need to give in on this issue with Larry. Then Larry enters. / Cecile goes over Phillip's work with him and reminds him that Mac and Jamie have left her in charge. Cecile also tells Phillip that Pat called in sick and she wonders if he is sick sick or drunk sick. / Blaine meets Jess and Jordan and Jess gives Blaine her first profit check. / Russ tells Olivia that he has accepted the job and would like her to be his assistant. / Larry and Clarice apologize to each other. Then Clarice tells Larry she thinks she has a way for them to get the house without Jordan's money. / Blaine is surprised by how much money the check is for and thanks Jess and Jordan. Jess tells Blaine he appreciates her help with the docks project. When Blaine leaves, Jordan assures Jess that Margo Grove is being taken care of. / Margo signs the papers on the sale of the house and thanks Brian for all his legal help. Then Margo tells Brian that Jerry is enjoying his time in Florida and has found a couple homes for her to choose from. After the closing on Thursday Margo tells Brian that she is going to put her stuff in storage and then head to Florida, stopping to visit some friends along the way. Margo tells Brian her one regret is Blaine and she is very worried about her. / Clarice tells Larry that Leigh is going to move to Bay City and live with them. Clarice goes on to tell him that she wants to go back into working as a beautician to earn extra money. Larry decides it is a good idea because then he can use Jordan's money to fix up the house. Then Blaine enters and asks to speak to Larry alone. / Jordan tells Jason that his bosses want to be his new silent partner in running the club. Jordan makes Jason an offer but Jason tells him he will think about it. Tracy wonders what business deal Jordan proposed. / Blaine shows Larry the check from the big boss and says she is giving it to him to get the house instead of borrowing the money from Jordan. Larry tells Blaine that at least he is borrowing the money without selling himself like she has. / Ilene gives Phillip some more work and tells him that Pat Randolph would like her to call him at her home. / Jason tells Tracy that Jordan wants to buy into the club and that he would have an answer for him tomorrow. Tracy tells Jason she doesn't trust Jordan and suggests him to say no but Jason tells her he doesn't know.
#4194 Wednesday, January 7, 1981 - Cecile calls Pat and tells her that he needs her to come to work. Pat tells her he doesn't feel up to it. Cecile tells Pat if she doesn't come to work then she can't keep her job open. / Clarice meets Joey at the Roller Disco and tells her that since the Roller Disco closed down last week she needs his help with Ada and has a plan for the space. / When the phone rings Pat decides it must be Cecile and won't answer it but it is Phillip calling her. / Marianne visits Rick at the lab and tells him he is working too hard and not getting enough sleep. Rick then apologizes for canceling dinner on her but says he has to work late so they make plans for dinner on Friday instead. / Clarice tells Joey that she thinks Ada needs something of her own. Clarice tells Joey the Health Connection owns this space and intends to turn the space into service shops. Clarice tells Joey she would like the space to be used for Ada's Beauty Parlor. / Cecile tells Liz she is in a terrible position because Pat hasn't come to work again. Then she tells Liz she had no choice but to tell Pat to come in or she would lose her job. / Jordan tells Jess that he thinks Jason will agree to the deal for the Supper Club and has a meeting with him this afternoon. Then Jess tells Jordan that their entire operation is moving to Bay City in a few months. / Kit tells Rick that Miranda hasn't been herself lately. Then she gets on Rick's case for seeming edgy and not taking care of himself. Kit also tells Rick that Jerry is in Florida looking for a house for Margo and she isn't sure the time it takes to get involved is worth it. / Marianne visits Liz and learns that she thinks Pat is drinking again and Cecile told Pat that if she doesn't come to work, she will lose her job. / Joey tells Clarice that the beauty parlor sounds like a great idea. Clarice asks him to help out getting the place in shape. / Marianne tries to convince Pat to go back to work. Pat tells her that Phillip has walked out on her so she doesn't care about work. / Jordan tells Jason that he should stop in and see Ilsa Bower while in Vegas because she will show him a good time. Jason tells Jordan that he would like to wait until he gets back from Vegas to decide on the deal for the Supper Club. / At the hospital, Phillip meets with Marianne and tells her that he isn't trying to hurt Pat but she doesn't need him because she has been using him as a crutch with her drinking problem. Phillip also tells Marianne that he could have accepted her drinking problem but chose instead to walk away and make Pat face it. / Jordan tells Jess that he thinks Jason will go for the deal because he seems interested in the organization. / Marianne tries to talk to Pat but Pat tells her that she wants to be left alone. Marianne tells Pat that she may get what she wants. / Bill Eastlake and Chuck Mullhollen of the FBI arrive at Zachary Colten's office. Colten tells them that if they follow Rachel Cory's husband and son they will lead them to her.
#4195 Thursday, January 8, 1981 - Bill Eastlake and Chuck Mullhollen of the FBI arrive at Zachary Colten's office. Colten tells them that if they follow Rachel Cory's husband and son they will lead them to her. Colten also tells them that Rachel has some crazy idea that the man she shot and killed is still alive. / Pat remembers Phillip being angry with her after she drank New Year's Eve. Then Liz is surprised to see Pat at work. Pat tells Liz to tell Cecile she is here and stone cold sober. / Rachel calls Sue from a pay phone and tells her that she needs to speak to her and asks to come over and got the address from Ernie. However, Sue hangs up. / Colten tells the FBI that he thinks Mac and Rachel Cory have arranged a rendezvous in order to leave the country together. He also tells them that there is no way Blake could be alive. Then Larry enters and learns he will be assisting the FBI on this case. / Marianne visits Rick at the lab and asks him to get a bite of eat with her. She also tells Rick she doesn't think he looks real healthy. / Pat accuses Liz of running to Marianne with news about Pat's job. When Liz defends Cecile, Pat calls her a bigger fool than she thought. Then Liz walks out. / Colten tells Larry he wants him on this case. Larry tells them from what he understands Mac and Rachel are looking for Mitch Blake. / Margo thanks Brian for all hie help on the sale of the house and then tells him that she is going to be leaving for Florida right away. / Clarice and Joey tell Larry that they are thinking of buying the Roller Disco and turn it into a beauty parlor for Ada. Then Clarice realizes Larry is packing and he tells her that they need to talk. / Liz brings Cecile to Pat's office but Pat isn't there. Liz tells Cecile that she was in earlier. Then Cecile tells Liz she is growing very close to Jamie again and wants to do a good job while he gone. Then Pat enters and Liz leaves her to talk with Cecile. / On the phone, Margo talks to Jerry (off camera) and tells him she will be stopping in New Orleans and Mobile on the way to Florida and will be leaving right away. / Marianne notices that Rick seems warm and asks him to see a doctor. Then she tells him she is concerned about her mother's drinking. Rick tells her that there is nothing she can do and her mother has to want to stop on her own. / Joey leaves and then Larry tells Clarice he has to leave town because Colten wants him to work with the FBI in finding Mac, Rachel and Jamie. / When Margo gets in her car to leave she is surprised by an unknown man who tells her not to say a word and to just drive straight ahead. / Cecile and Pat have a run in and then Cecile fires Pat. / Joey arrives at the lab and asks Rick to get a bite with him but Rick declines. When Joey leaves, Rick collapses. / Rachel finds Sue and tells her she isn't going to let her go until she gets the information she has come for.
(last appearance by Judy Cassmore as Margo Grove)
#4196 Friday, January 9, 1981 - Sue tells Rachel that they left the wounded man at a doctor's office outside the town of Green Gables. / Kit runs into Joey at the hospital and he tells her that he was supposed to eat with Rick. They both decide that he didn't look good earlier. / Rick is unconscious in the lab. / In a restaurant Mac and Jamie decide to look into finding the doctor's offices rather than finding Sue. The first town they will hit is Green Gables. / Joey tells Kit that he is doing good and enjoys working at the Arena. Joey also tells her that he is living at Ada's for now. Then Linda tells Kit that there is a call for her. / Zachary visits Miranda and tells her that Mac is going to stay with Rachel. He also says that he thinks Mac and Rachel are planning to rendezvous and then leave the country together. / At the diner, Larry and the FBI ask about Rachel. They learn that no one has seen her but they have seen two men a little while ago that match Mac and Jamie's descriptions. Larry also learns that they wanted to know the quickest route to Green Gables. / Rick gets up and then collapses again. / Joey finds Rick on the floor and Rick tells him he feels dizzy. Joey calls for some help so then Linda and Russ arrive. / Miranda tells Kit that she is leaving town and going back to Philadelphia. Kit asks her if her leaving has something to do with Mac and Miranda admits that Mac is part of it. Then Linda arrives and tells Kit them that Rick has been rushed to the emergency room. / Rachel pays a visit to the doctor's house. / The doctor tells Rachel that he treated a man for a gun shot wound a few months ago. Then Rachel shows him a picture of Mitch and the doctor confirms that it was Mitch he treated but he claimed to have amnesia. The doctor goes on to say that the man stole some money and probably headed for the train yard. / Russ tells Rick that he has a bad case of the flu and will be staying in the hospital over night. Then Kit enters and learns Rick has the flu and doesn't want to stay in the hospital. / Rachel asks a train worker about the train routes and tells him she is looking for a man who might have hopped a train at night. The worker tells Rachel that the only train at night goes to Red River, Colorado and that's where some train hoppers camp out. So Rachel decides to take the train to Red River. / Joey tells Russ that Rick can stay with him at Ada's. Rick agrees to it and then Kit thanks Joey for his help. / Kit tells Linda that she realized today that she is starting over again. Kit also says that with Amy, Brad and now Miranda leaving she realizes that you cannot run away from your problems. / On the train Rachel remembers Sue saying that they left the man at a doctor's house and the doctor telling her that the man took off after he treated the wound and about a small camp where railroad bums hung out together. Then she learns that she is four hours away from Red River. / Mac and Jamie arrive at the doctor's office and learn that Rachel was there and that Mitch is alive. When Mac and Jamie leave, the doctor realizes that the lady is Rachel Cory and calls the police.
(last appearance by Judith McConnell as Miranda Bishop)