Days of Our Lives spoilers confirm fan-favorite actor Stephen Nichols is headed back to Salem. Steve “Patch” Johnson left in August 2018. Then, DOOL wrote him off the show after contract negotiations broke down. Fans weren’t happy and have wanted Stephen Nichols to bring Patch back to Salem ever since. Now, their wishes are about to come true. Official sources confirm Steve Johnson is back to the character canvas. Since the NBC soap films six months in advance, we can expect to see Nichols this Fall.
Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Kayla Brady and Steve Johnson’s Love Story Continues
DOOL spoilers remind that Steve Johnson was hauled off to prison shortly after getting his bionic eye. The robo-eyeball came from a company owned by Stephen DiMera (Brandon Barash). Back in December, Steve called Kayla Brady (Mary Beth Evans) telling her he was released. Steve Johnson also told his wife he was not coming home until he could prove Stefan was behind his arrest.
Over the last few months, all we heard of Steve’s whereabouts were Kayla’s updates from phone calls. She pleaded for him to return home but to no avail. Now, it seems time for a STAYLA (Steve and Kayla) reunion. This couple has endured the test of time. The always find their way back to each other.
However, Days of Our Lives. spoilers say they will have to overcome Steve’s prolonged absence after his prison release. Also, Kayla has beaten herself up over the guilt she feels for her part in his arrest. She even has concerns that Steve blames her in spite of her good intentions. Kayla is his “sweetness”. And now he’s back after an abrupt departure.
Dear @nbcdays Stephen has been the most missed actor for many weeks. The fans want this couple back on screen. What is it going to take to make it happen? #Stayla #BringPatchBack pic.twitter.com/xbih1hQhPq
— Alex Palmatier 🤟🏻⏳ (@alexpalmatier) April 23, 2019
Steve Johnson Helps Restore Jack Deveraux’s Memory?
Days of Our Lives spoilers also hint that Steve Johnson’s baby brother Jack Deveraux (Matthew Ashford) needs him. Patch was not there when he returned from the dead on New Year’s Eve. Now, with his arrival in the works, he could be the one who holds the keys to unlocking Jack’s memories.
Surely, a visit from his big brother could trigger Jack’s past memories to flood back. Steve Johnson may be able to do what all the others failed. What a blessing to Jack’s family it would be to have the man they love finally back. DOOL spoilers tease if Jack is still a “blank slate” when Patch returns, perhaps he changes things.
Day 2 of S&K challenge:Favorite storyline P1. It's a tie for me.For romance-On the Run summer of 87.For character story- Steve's family/raumatic childhood revealed(87').Thx @Toridwn @gatorx_files #30DayStaylaChallenge #days #Stayla #patchandkaylaforever https://t.co/KTrjtKaWPV
— ((I❤️SnK))#BRINGPATCHBACK (@nicholsevansfan) October 2, 2018
Days Of Our Lives Spoilers: What’s Next For Steve?
Now with this official announcement, confirmed by Soap Opera Digest, DOOL spoilers start the countdown to Stephen Nichols triumphant return to the NBC sudser. According to the actor in a recent interview, the show has big plans for him. Patch hits Salem hot on the heels of an explosive summer that will see many characters exit the canvas.
So, Steve Johnson’s return comes at the perfect time to jump-start several story arcs that will make for a November sweeps full of drama, action, and romance.
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