Season 53 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 253
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 253
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Guiding Light Season 53 (2004-2005)
|53x01 Ep. #14446 |
Danny wakes to discover Michelle has gone out to get breakfast, full of energy and curiosity about who she used to be. Danny asks Tony to move into the house – temporarily – to ...
|Jun. 30, 2004|
|53x02 Thursday July 1, 2004 |
Frustrated, Michelle goes through her old room at the Bauer house. She finds a picture of Jesse, an old boyfriend who appears to be a rebel and fantasizes what she could have been like ...
|Jul. 01, 2004|
|53x03 Friday July 2, 2004 |
It’s the annual Bauer BBQ. Danny is encouraged that Michelle’s memory is slowly returning, but Tony figures out that that Michelle is faking her memory’s return in an effort to ...
|Jul. 02, 2004|
|53x04 Monday July 5, 2004 |
Robbie runs into Michelle’s arms. He clings to her but she doesn’t recognize her own son. She’s able to cover to keep him from getting upset. When alone with Danny, she blasts ...
|Jul. 05, 2004|
|53x05 Tuesday July 6, 2004 |
Following his conversation with Darci, Frank decides to pursue the Alexandra angle in the Antimonius investigation and asks Harley to join him at the station to compare notes. Gus realizes ...
|Jul. 06, 2004|
|53x06 Wednesday July 7, 2004 |
When Tony brings Michelle home from Laurel Falls, Danny is waiting. He has prepared a romantic dinner to surprise her. He is determined to take Cassie’s advice and try to forget the ...
|Jul. 07, 2004|
|53x07 Thursday July 8, 2004 |
Due to his money problems, Danny decides to refinance his house. Tony offers help but Danny refuses to get mixed up with dirty money again. Danny approaches Bill with a legitimate business ...
|Jul. 08, 2004|
|53x08 Friday July 9, 2004 |
Gus and Frank are summoned to the Beacon where Ross presents them with promotions for their work in ridding Springfield of drugs. Harley tells Frank what she’s learned from Marie ...
|Jul. 09, 2004|
|53x09 Monday July 12, 2004 |
Michelle and Danny begin to make love but Danny realizes Michelle is trying too hard, and he suggests they wait. Michelle pretends she’s okay with it but as soon as Danny leaves the ...
|Jul. 12, 2004|
|53x10 Tuesday July 13, 2004 |
Michelle and Danny reconcile, noting they have problems like normal people. Later, Danny asks Mel to help him set up a romantic picnic on the beach in the hopes of winning the heart ...
|Jul. 13, 2004|
|53x11 Wednesday July 14, 2004 |
Olivia finds Bill at the Beacon and wonders why she hasn’t heard from him. She’s thrown when Lewis reveals that he’s talked to Phillip, who wants her back. Olivia scoffs at the ...
|Jul. 14, 2004|
|53x12 Thursday July 15, 2004 |
Cassie is using the Internet to search for “Princess Cassie” sightings. She decides to check out online European gossip sites for pictures of the imposter. She doesn’t find any ...
|Jul. 15, 2004|
|53x13 Friday July 16, 2004 |
Alex finds Gus at the Beacon and keeps him away from the police station. After, Alex heads to the station and discovers that Ross started an Internal Affairs investigation of the police ...
|Jul. 16, 2004|
|53x14 Monday July 19, 2004 |
When Frank is accused of concealing evidence in the drug case, Harley vows to clear his name by finding the person who framed him. She puts her and Gus’s wedding plans on hold so ...
|Jul. 19, 2004|
|53x15 Tuesday July 20, 2004 |
Gus desperately searches for Alex, certain she’s responsible for Frank getting set up. At the same time, Harley is determined to prove her brother’s innocence. She goes to the station ...
|Jul. 20, 2004|
|53x16 Wednesday July 21, 2004 |
Michelle can’t stop thinking of the excitement she felt when she tipped Tony about the raid at the social club. Looking around her own home, she continues to feel it belongs to someone ...
|Jul. 21, 2004|
|53x17 Thursday July 22, 2004 |
Danny confesses to Father Ray his responsibility in causing Michelle’s accident. The priest urges him to overcome his guilt and just love Michelle if he hopes to put his family back ...
|Jul. 22, 2004|
|53x18 Friday July 23, 2004 |
Cassie and Edmund travel to Venice for a grand evening out at a charity auction, unaware that Dinah has the same idea. Edmund arranges for Cassie to be pampered on the plane on the ...
|Jul. 23, 2004|
|53x19 Monday July 26, 2004 |
Harley reels from the revelation that Alexandra is Godfrey, the accomplice Brad Green used his last breath to name. Harley confronts Alexandra with her newfound knowledge. Meanwhile, ...
|Jul. 26, 2004|
|53x20 Tuesday July 27, 2004 |
Gus pulls out all the stops to convince Harley to let go of her distrust of his family. Determined to protect Gus from Alexandra’s lies, Harley agrees to back off and focus on their ...
|Jul. 27, 2004|
|53x21 Wednesday July 28, 2004 |
As the wedding draws closer, Gus and Harley struggle to put their inner conflicts behind them and focus on their big day. Harley tries to prepare Buzz for a breakup with Alex. At Company, ...
|Jul. 28, 2004|
|53x22 Thursday July 29, 2004 |
It’s Harley’s wedding day and she’s torn. She yearns to have a beautiful wedding but she wants Alex to pay for her crimes, especially for framing Frank. When she realizes that ...
|Jul. 29, 2004|
|53x23 Friday July 30, 2004 |
With the wedding less than an hour away, the pressure finally gets to Gus. He realizes that he can’t lie to Harley anymore and heads out to find her. At the same time, Harley is looking ...
|Jul. 30, 2004|
|53x24 Monday August 2, 2004 |
When Gus tries to explain the situation, Harley screams at him, and slaps him in the face. Buzz declares to Alex that he will do anything to clear Frank's name, then shows Ross the ...
|Aug. 02, 2004|
|53x25 Tuesday August 3, 2004 |
Harley ignores Gus’ calls and tries to throw herself into her work. When work doesn’t make her feel any better, she finds strength in the Coopers and together, they break the news ...
|Aug. 03, 2004|
|53x26 Wednesday August 4, 2004 |
Harley agrees to see Gus but is cold to him. Gus tries to reach her but she asks him to move out. He returns to the Spaulding mansion and vows not to give up on Harley, as Harley begins ...
|Aug. 04, 2004|
|53x27 Thursday August 5, 2004 |
Michelle is eager to watch Reva as she conducts her live interview with Salerno in jail but Reva tries to talk her out of it. Michelle isn’t scared of Vinnie, just very intrigued. ...
|Aug. 05, 2004|
|53x28 Friday August 6, 2004 |
During the interview, Salerno gets Michelle to ask him questions about his past involvement with Danny while Reva does her best to change the subject. Danny learns of the interview ...
|Aug. 06, 2004|
|53x29 Monday August 9, 2004 |
Danny’s world comes crashing down around him as Vinnie tells Michelle on live television that her husband was responsible for the explosion that nearly killed her. Michelle is upset ...
|Aug. 09, 2004|
|53x30 Tuesday August 10, 2004 |
The town reacts negatively to the revelation about Danny, but he tries to convince Michelle that their future is bright. However, things don’t look good when Josh bails on his project ...
|Aug. 10, 2004|
|53x31 Wednesday August 11, 2004 |
Cassie is almost struck when a plant falls from the balcony of the Beacon and neither she nor Jeffrey are ready to believe it was just an accident. Cassie thinks her imposter is still ...
|Aug. 11, 2004|
|53x32 Thursday August 12, 2004 |
Buzz and Harley reel over the notice of Company’s closure. Harley goes to Jeffrey, who says he can’t help. Harley goes off on him, accusing him of being the cause of all her problems. ...
|Aug. 12, 2004|
|53x33 Friday August 13, 2004 |
Jeffrey breaks into Bill’s apartment and it looks like Dinah’s ready to knife him rather than be discovered. Bill walks in and Jeffrey claims he was looking for proof that Bill’s ...
|Aug. 13, 2004|
|53x34 Monday August 16, 2004 |
Michelle and Tony kiss and Tony is uncomfortable with how much he likes it. But Michelle insists that he shouldn’t take it seriously. Rick shows up and picks up on their connection. ...
|Aug. 16, 2004|
|53x35 Tuesday August 17, 2004 |
Danny seeks Ross’s help in ending Michelle’s partnership with Tony. But when Ross confronts Tony and Michelle, Michelle is able to talk him into possibly giving her his support. ...
|Aug. 17, 2004|
|53x36 Wednesday August 18, 2004 |
Michelle tries to convince Tony that he doesn’t have to be afraid to be alone with her. She takes him to the beach where Tony lets his guard down and relaxes with Michelle – until ...
|Aug. 18, 2004|
|53x37 Thursday August 19, 2004 |
Reva is struggling with the latest memo from the new owner of the TV station. It calls for more "sizzle" but Reva longs for something meaningful. She decides to do a story on adopted ...
|Aug. 19, 2004|
|53x38 Friday August 20, 2004 |
Cassie and Edmund run into Jeffrey and she fires him from his duties acting as her bodyguard. She can’t stand by and watch what this does to Edmund. Edmund is a little suspicious ...
|Aug. 20, 2004|
|53x39 Monday August 23, 2004 |
Dinah is furious that Jeffrey has set her up. Before his men can take her into custody, she calls Cassie and threatens to expose Jeffrey. He lets Dinah go but not before giving her ...
|Aug. 23, 2004|
|53x40 Tuesday August 24, 2004 |
Michelle informs Tony that she’s moved into the lighthouse and that Danny intends to sell the house. Meanwhile, Danny tries to let Blake show his home to prospective buyers, but his ...
|Aug. 24, 2004|
|53x41 Wednesday August 25, 2004 |
Buzz is less than pleased when finds out that Phillip has taken over WSPR. Later, while he deals with calls from Phillip’s contractors, he’s forced to serve burgers to a smug Phillip ...
|Aug. 25, 2004|
|53x42 Thursday August 26, 2004 |
Dinah continues to mess with Edmund’s head. She tricks Cassie and sends her to the Springfield Inn, then tells Edmund that Cassie has gone to meet Jeffrey. When Edmund arrives, Cassie ...
|Aug. 26, 2004|
|53x43 Friday August 27, 2004 |
Edmund and Cassie have reconciled, and believe her imposter is behind bars. Unbeknownst to them, Jeffrey is putting Dinah on a plane to Europe. Dinah keeps insisting that Jeffrey is ...
|Aug. 27, 2004|
|53x44 Monday August 30, 2004 |
Jeffrey claims that he has feelings for Cassie but insists he’d never act on them. Edmund’s not so sure and demands Jeffrey leave town to interrogate Cassie’s imposter in Washington. ...
|Aug. 30, 2004|
|53x45 Tuesday August 31, 2004 |
Edmund reels at the news that Jeffrey impersonated Richard. He grills Dinah who admits Jeffrey told her it was initially Richard’s idea, to have the feds help with drug dealers in ...
|Aug. 31, 2004|
|53x46 Wednesday September 1, 2004 |
It’s a new morning in D.C. and Jeffrey assures Cassie that her identity theft nightmare is over. Meanwhile, Edmund wakes up in Springfield, tortured by yet another steamy dream about ...
|Sep. 01, 2004|
|53x47 Thursday September 2, 2004 |
Consumed with jealousy, Edmund insists that Cassie invite Jeffrey to dinner. Cassie hopes for closure on the imposter fiasco, but Edmund watches Cassie and Jeffrey together closely. ...
|Sep. 02, 2004|
|53x48 Friday September 3, 2004 |
Cassie’s minding RJ and Will inside the farm, unaware that on the other side of the property, the barn is going up in flames. Conflicted and highly emotional, Edmund rails at unconscious ...
|Sep. 03, 2004|
|53x49 Tuesday September 7, 2004 |
|Sep. 07, 2004|
|53x50 Wednesday September 8, 2004 |
|Sep. 08, 2004|
|53x51 Thursday September 9, 2004 |
|Sep. 09, 2004|
|53x52 Monday September 13, 2004 |
Danny and Tony come to Michelle’s rescue when she’s nabbed a stalker, but their bickering allows him to get away. Danny tends to Michelle’s minor injury while Tony revels in his ...
|Sep. 13, 2004|
|53x53 Tuesday September 14, 2004 |
Buzz is hospitalized with an infection. In his delirious state, he believes it’s Gus with Harley instead of Bill. After coming across a want ad, Harley and Bill decide to get into ...
|Sep. 14, 2004|
|53x54 Wednesday September 15, 2004 |
Jeffrey comes to see Dinah and proposes that they go back to Europe together and live the high life. Dinah is interested until she realizes he’s only sacrificing himself to save Cassie. ...
|Sep. 15, 2004|
|53x55 Thursday September 16, 2004 |
Conflicted about Dinah’s prosecution, Cassie tells Jeffrey she needs to see for herself where time has taken Dinah since she became obsessed with Cassie and shot Hart. Meanwhile, ...
|Sep. 16, 2004|
|53x56 Friday September 17, 2004 |
Michelle is at the lighthouse with Danny but she can’t stop thinking about Tony. She wonders if she isn’t trying to have it both ways – the security of Danny’s love and the ...
|Sep. 17, 2004|
|53x57 Monday September 20, 2004 |
Cassie, Reva and Blake corner Dinah and blast her for her crimes. An emotional Dinah defends herself and everyone can’t help but feel for her. Blake remains convinced that Dinah should ...
|Sep. 20, 2004|
|53x58 Tuesday September 21, 2004 |
Alex summons Phillip and Gus to try to remind Phillip that he once had a heart. Later, Phillip is called out by Harley on a matter concerning Zach, and Alex and Gus strike a deal. Phillip ...
|Sep. 21, 2004|
|53x59 Wednesday September 22, 2004 |
Cassie tries to get back to normal but continues to be tormented by thoughts of Dinah. She loses it when Tammy, upset about Joey, remarks that girls like Dinah always win. Later, Edmund ...
|Sep. 22, 2004|
|53x60 Thursday September 23, 2004 |
Dinah is about to be arraigned and expresses her deep disappointment in Jeffrey for failing to get her off. He prepares himself for the fall out of her revealing his past, but Cassie ...
|Sep. 23, 2004|
|53x61 Friday September 24, 2004 |
In the car, Cassie assures a tense Dinah that this is just so they can talk, in private, and work out how they’re going to co-exist in this town. An emotional Cassie cites a need ...
|Sep. 24, 2004|
|53x62 Monday September 27, 2004 |
Dinah fights for her life at Laurel Falls but a merciless Cassie won’t hear it. She’s about to shoot Dinah when Jeffrey and Edmund get there, shocked to discover that Cassie isn’t ...
|Sep. 27, 2004|
|53x63 Tuesday September 28, 2004 |
Dinah invites Jeffrey to Towers to assure him that she is moving on with her life. When she taunts him about not doing the same thing and moving on from Cassie, Ross overhears and Jeffrey ...
|Sep. 28, 2004|
|53x64 Wednesday September 29, 2004 |
Blake alerts Holly to Sebastian’s arrival, but Holly is very skeptical. At first she refuses to believe that Roger is dead, but when Sebastian offers proof and conducts a moving ceremony, ...
|Sep. 29, 2004|
|53x65 Thursday September 30, 2004 |
Tammy remains attracted to the dangerous and mysterious JB/Jonathan. She’s oblivious to the fact that he continues to taunt Sandy and when Sandy gets the inkling that Reva may be ...
|Sep. 30, 2004|
|53x66 Friday October 1, 2004 |
Sandy rescues Tammy from the car, which takes off, but Reva sees he’s been hit. She holds him as they wait for the ambulance. In the ER, Rick reports that Sandy might have liver damage. ...
|Oct. 01, 2004|
|53x67 Monday October 4, 2004 |
JB/Jonathan stands over Sandy’s bedside, gloating. He ducks out when Reva comes in. She sits beside Sandy and reads a child’s book to him about a parent’s love. Edmund hears and ...
|Oct. 04, 2004|
|53x68 Tuesday October 5, 2004 |
Reva tries to process the news that Sandy is not her son but she is still a donor match. She begins to lose it as she tries to figure it all out. Cassie returns to Springfield, and ...
|Oct. 05, 2004|
|53x69 Wednesday October 6, 2004 |
Reva continues to struggle with whether or not to donate an organ to a person who has lied to her for so long. She confides in Buzz about her conflicting feelings. Sandy’s condition ...
|Oct. 06, 2004|
|53x70 Thursday October 7, 2004 |
Cassie questions if Reva’s sure she wants to donate part of her liver to someone they know is not her son, but Reva insists she can’t let him die. Meanwhile, JB/Jonathan covers ...
|Oct. 07, 2004|
|53x71 Friday October 8, 2004 |
Reva and JB/Jonathan have another uncomfortable exchange while the still unconscious Sandy has a dream that JB/Jonathan is out to hurt Reva but he can’t save her. Later, Reva’s ...
|Oct. 08, 2004|
|53x72 Monday October 11, 2004 |
Reva is stunned to discover that Sandy knew that Jonathan is suspected to be dead. She considers the possibility that Sandy killed him. Billy arrives and she covers. Later, Reva, grieves ...
|Oct. 11, 2004|
|53x73 Tuesday October 12, 2004 |
Olivia is disappointed in Bill for helping Harley behind Olivia’s back. Bill assures her that he wants their venture to succeed and they make up. Later, Olivia is detained by INS ...
|Oct. 12, 2004|
|53x74 Wednesday October 13, 2004 |
Phillip's paranoia about someone infiltrating Spaulding prompts him to order background checks on key employees, including his new assistant, Ruth. Phillip looks to Gus for help, but ...
|Oct. 13, 2004|
|53x75 Thurday October 14, 2004 |
Reva is desperate to find out all she can about Sandy and to learn the fate of her son. She’s relieved when an old friend of Sandy’s returns her call to Switzerland – but she ...
|Oct. 14, 2004|
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