'Days of Our Lives': Sami's back! Alison Sweeney shows us her first day back on set

Friday the 13th is Days of Our Lives fans’ lucky day. Sami Brady, Alison Sweeney’s iconic DOOL character, has returned to her old Salem stomping grounds, and we’ve got the pics to prove it. Sweeney, who starred on the NBC soap for two decades before stepping back in 2014, took over our Instagram account to give us an inside look at her return to the show. The early call times may be hard to get used to, but it’s like no time has passed (and no sand through the hourglass) as she reunites with the makeup team, the crew, and her co-stars. (Spoiler alert: Sami’s first scenes are with Drake Hogestyn, aka John Black!) Click through to see all of Sweeney’s homecoming snaps.

Days of Our Lives airs weekdays on NBC.

Look Who’s Back

Hey guys! Super excited to be taking over @YahooEntertainment today leading up to Sami’s return to #Days tomorrow Friday the 13th!! Follow along with us and head over to their Instagram! #Takeover #SamisBack #DOOL

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Crack of Dawn

Early call times – hard to get used to after all this time off! I’m ready to get to work!! #Days#Samisback@alisweeney

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Set Back

Walking onto set…Sami’s back! — @alisweeney

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Glam Squad

I’ve missed the fab glam squad at #Days !! Nobody does it better!! Deidre and I have a routine and when I came back, it was like no time had passed – we’re back quoting Dirty Dancing and Ferris Bueller with @EricMartsolf like no time has passed! — @alisweeney

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Scripts on Scripts on Scripts

It’s fun to be swimming in #Days scripts. Lots of memorizing to get done!!!! But I’m loving what I’m reading. Sami is back in Salem — @alisweeney

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Reunited and it Feels So Good

So fun to work with @gregvaughn again. I still remember him in priestly garb. So the whole Little house on the Prairie thing he’s got going on was unexpected. To say the least. #days#somethingschangesomestaythesame@alisweeney

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Writer’s Block

Was so fun to catch up with the fabulous writing team at #Daysled by @Carlivatiron. We had a quick chat before they put me back to work in more scenes!!! — @alisweeney

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Main Squeeze

What a joy to get to see #DrakeHogestyn again! I’m so thrilled to know my first scenes are with him. Perfect Sami return on Friday the 13th. — @alisweeney

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Sweet Sisters

Oh how I’ve missed my dearest friend @kristianalfonso !!! We reunited with joy and all of a sudden cupcakes appeared. Things like that just happen around her. Lol. #daysreunions@alisweeney

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Three’s Company

@EricMartsolf always keeps me laughing. I love working with him And then in sneaks the adorable, #MelissaReeves with a hello kiss. She’s one of my favorite people. love #Daysfamily@alisweeney

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Crew Cut

Backstage. #dayshas the best crew ever – they’re always there looking out for you! So happy to be back! — @alisweeney

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