Sami is bolstered by the appearance of Eric at her bail hearing. Justin, Sami and EJ are optimistic she will make bail until Melinda brings in a surprise witness – Abe. He reluctantly admits he overheard EJ promising to do whatever it took to get Sami out her predicament. Aware of EJ’s resources, the judge denies bail. Afterwards, Kayla shares possible good news with EJ – after double-checking medical files, she thinks Sami’s bullet may not have been what killed Joe Bernardi. Abigail drags Chad into the hospital to get his head checked out, and they run into Gabi and Cameron, who appear to be getting closer. Cameron examines Chad, who is then summoned by Stefano. Chad has little use for his father but Stefano makes him an offer – he will truthfully answer any question his son wants to ask. Chad asks if Stefano sent Bernardi to kill Rafe. Meanwhile, Cameron is disturbed by Chad’s test results. Earlier, Kate rattles Stefano's cage. Later, she promises Gabi she will keep her brother safe.