Days Of Our Lives’ 10 Most Shocking Cliffhangers
There isn’t a soap opera fan alive that doesn’t look forward to Fridays. The last day before the weekend generally signals big events or a reveal on a soap show, and sometimes if fans are lucky, they’ll get a huge cliffhanger to hang on to until Monday. Nobody does cliffhangers quite like Days of Our Lives (DOOL). Whether a wedding is stopped, a baby is kidnapped, or someone gets shot, DOOL knows how to end a week in Salem with a bang! Below are 10 of DOOL’s most shocking cliffhangers.
10. Marlena Sees Alice
Seems innocent enough that Marlena would run into a neighbor in Salem, but not back in 2004. If DOOL viewers remember back that far, Salem had a serial killer where all arrows pointed towards Marlena Evans. Fans mourned as they watched one popular character after another die at the hands of a murderer. However, after Marlena was gunned down by police and thought to be dead as well, DOOL fans were shocked to see Marlena wake up on a strange island, only to see her long-time friend, Alice Horton, who was a victim of the serial killings, alive and well.
9. Sami And Austin Almost Say “I Do”
In the late ‘90s, the ever-manipulative Sami Brady was obsessed with her sister’s boyfriend, Austin Reed. She tried everything to snag Reed and Austin was gullible enough to believe a lot of what she spewed. One big lie (at that time) was that her first son Will was Austin’s and not Lucas’. At one point, Austin even proposed and almost married Sami (for the second time, but that’s another story). The wedding day had arrived and during this same time, Carrie had just found out who Will’s real father was. Would she make it in time to stop the wedding? Just as Sami and Austin were about to say their ‘I dos’ Carrie burst in the church – shocking guests and audiences alike. She eventually would reveal that Lucas was Will’s real father. The wedding was stopped, Carrie punched Sami and then stepped right in and snagged Austin for herself.