Shawn Christian
Actor Shawn Christian (left) poses for a photo with his "Days of Our Lives" co-stars Kate Mansi and Greg Vaughan. Instagram/gregvaughan

"Days Of Our Lives" ("DOOL") promises another highly emotional episode, as Daniel (Shawn Christian) is finally laid to rest. “Days Of Our Lives” cast members who will appear in the upcoming installment include Nicole (Arianne Zucker), Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin), Abigail (Kate Mansi), J.J. (Casey Moss), Eric (Greg Vaughan), Melanie (Molly Burnett), Brady (Eric Martsolf) and Theresa (Jen Lilley).

Spoiler alert! This update contains more "Days of Our Lives" spoilers. Read on at your own risk if you have not watched the latest episode.

"Days Of Our Lives" soap opera spoilers

TV Guide reports that on Thursday’s episode of “DOOL,” Daniel’s loved ones gather for the day of his funeral. Abigail comforts JJ as he tries to cope with Daniel’s death, while Nicole, Chloe and Parker grieve about losing Daniel. Meanwhile, Melanie faces Brady and Theresa, and Eric misses Daniel’s funeral but finds a way to honour his friend.

The “Days Of Our Lives" website posted sneak peek photos of the cast for the Jan. 27 episode. A photo is shown here of Nicole, Chloe and Parker as they struggle with losing Daniel. Click here to see Abigail, who lends a shoulder to cry on to a grief-stricken J.J.

"Days Of Our Lives" soap recap

Previous episodes have shown that Daniel died after figuring in a three-car accident on New Year’s Eve. While the pile-up left Brady and Eric in critical condition, both were saved. After struggling with a decision, Maggie decided to donate Daniel’s heart to Brady to let him live. After the transplant, Brady started thinking that he is turning into Daniel since he was experiencing Daniel’s feelings and moods. Brady even began getting close with Nicole, making Theresa jealous. Meanwhile, Eric was arrested on Wednesday after being released from the hospital. The show’s followers learned that Eric will be facing life imprisonment to pay for being responsible for the car crash.

Find out what happens next on “Days Of Our Lives,” which airs daily in the US at 1 p.m. on NBC and 8 p.m. on POP.