Special Sub-Topic: 1996 Year in Review: Part II
|In January, Charlie and Cecily left town since he got a job offer in which state?|
California. The year kicked off with a major wedding since Charlie and Cecily tied the knot in a lavish ceremony. They informed all their family and friends that they would be starting a new life in California. Charlie had received a lucrative job offer in Silicon Valley, which had been booming at that time so he could not decline such a request.
|In February, who delivered Kelsey's baby?|
Edmund Grey. Edmund and Kelsey were in a car one day when Kelsey unexpectedly went into labor. Edmund immediately pulled over to help her out since they were nowhere near a hospital. He was able to help her deliver a beautiful baby boy and then they immediately went to the hospital so both Kelsey and her newborn child could be checked out.
|In March, Tad and Liza had sex.|
t. For many months, Tad and Liza had an illicit affair behind Dixie's back, as Tad was married to the latter woman. During March, they had another night of passion, but Tad insisted to Liza that he still wanted to be with Dixie. However, Liza would not let up since she desperately wanted Tad all to herself.
|In April, who was caught shoplifting?|
Laura Kirk English. Laura was at a store when she picked up an item and tried to sneak out without paying. However, the manager caught her so she was arrested and placed into jail. Brooke bailed her out but Derek warned her that she would be in the state's custody if she shoplifted again. Brooke informed him that she understood the issue.
|In May, who told Kelsey that he planned on having her shipped back to Oregon?|
Joe Martin. Kelsey had started to become a pain in the behind with how she was behaving towards people, especially Edmund and Maria. Since she stayed with Joe, he warned her that he was in the process of having her go back to Oregon to be with her mother, Tara. However, Kelsey persuaded him to let her stay.
|In June, Palmer barred Bobby from leaving Cortlandt Manor. Who did he also call to request him/her to return to Pine Valley?|
Nina Cortlandt. Palmer learned that Bobby was Sam's biological father and that he also wanted to elope with Anita. He forbid Bobby from leaving Cortlandt Manor since everything needed to be sorted out and that could not be done, according to Palmer, by Bobby and Anita eloping. Palmer telephoned Nina to request she come back to Pine Valley to help out Bobby.
|In July, who stopped Maria from leaving the country with Sam?|
Edmund Grey. Kelsey changed her mind about Sam's adoption and a judge ordered that Edmund and Maria give Sam back to her. Dimitri told Maria that he had his private jet fueled up so she and Sam could leave town. However, Edmund tracked Maria down at the airport and forced her to hand Sam over to him. These tear jerking scenes were ones that Eva LaRue (Maria) submitted at the 1997 Daytime Emmys when she was up for Outstanding Supporting Actress. However, she lost to Michelle Stafford of "The Young and the Restless", though many experts had predicted Eva would win the trophy.
|In August, Erica teamed up with Janet and who else to take down Jonathan Kinder?|
Skye Chandler. Skye and Janet were held captive by Jonathan Kinder but Erica stopped him from hurting either woman. The three ladies formed an unusual alliance to take down Jonathan once he got away from them. This rare friendship turned out to be a hit with fans, as many cite their feud with Dr. Kinder as one of the best story lines from 1996.
|In November, who was smitten by a man named Red Kilgren?|
Myrtle Fargate. Myrtle had befriended a gentleman named Red Kilgren and the two eventually developed a bond that led to romance. Red had informed Myrtle that he was actually Santa Clause but Myrtle of course did not believe him. Red eventually convinced her he was Santa and the two carried out a short term courtship.
|In December, which couple tied the knot?|
Adam Chandler and Liza Colby. Adam and Liza had told the residents of Pine Valley that they planned on getting married. However, this was a rouse to make Tad and Brooke jealous. Their aim was to get one of the two to object at the wedding while one of them would say "no" at the altar. Adam said "yes" to marrying Liza and, to his shock, she also said "yes". Despite hating each other initially, Adam and Liza soon fell in love. They turned out to be a popular pairing with the fans as well, many of whom consider Liza his second best love after Brooke.
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