B&B Recap: Should Caroline Tell Thomas The Truth?

Bill begs Brooke to stop blaming herself.

1. Bill begs Brooke to stop blaming herself.

After learning about Katie's secret stash, Brooke apologizes for being a possible catalyst for Katie's drinking. But, before she can say more, Bill steps in to set things straight.

"You have to stop beating yourself up over this," he tells her. "It doesn't help, and it's not going to solve your sister's drinking problem."
Katie learns some incredible news about Ridge.

2. Katie learns some incredible news about Ridge.

Following her lunch date with Bill, Katie overhears a heated argument between Ridge and his doctor. Instead of walking past, she chooses to join the doctor and get all the juicy details from their exchange—but she never could have imagined just what he would say. 

"These accusations are totally unfounded," she says after he tells her about Ridge's fertility problem. "I'd be careful if I were you."
Bill shares his disappointment with Katie.

3. Bill shares his disappointment with Katie.

Back at home, Bill and Brooke confront Katie about her persistent drinking problem. Though she swears she'll stop soon, Bill has trouble believing her.

"I trusted you because I love you," he tells Katie. "I love our family, and you are lying to me. You keep lying."
Caroline broaches an uncomfortable subject.

4. Caroline broaches an uncomfortable subject.

After hearing about Ridge's argument, Caroline starts to panic and questions whether they should tell Thomas the truth. 

"I think if we're really honest with ourselves, we can't keep the secret of [Douglas'] paternity for the rest of his life," she says.
The doctor makes an outrageous demand.

5. The doctor makes an outrageous demand.

After receiving a call, Ridge rushes to meet the doctor for a serious chat regarding their previous argument. But, when he arrives, Ridge learns that the doctor really wants something more: money.

"You and I both know you are not the biological father of that child," the doctor tells Ridge. "That secret will go with me to my grave if you meet me here tomorrow with $100,000 in unmarked bills." 

Just as Ridge senses his world is falling apart, the doctor stumbles straight into the path of a truck. Will he survive the hit, and if not, will his secret really go with him to the grave? Or, will Katie start to put the pieces together and jeopardize it all for the Forrester family? 

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