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  1. Do you think Marcy Walker would fare well on General Hospital, juniorz1?  How about on The Bold and the Beautiful?  The Young and the Restless?  The Bold and the Beautiful?

  2. I always preferred Connor to Grant (I have a soft spot for Scott Thompson Baker). I say that because Grant pretty much took Connor's role on the show. STB never met a woman he didn't have chemistry with! He was the first person outside of Ridge that I actually liked Brooke with....and he was absolute FIRE with Kimberlin Brown's Sheila. Oh Sly. I loved Sly.....whoever had the idea to have SLY rape anyone was an idiot....I preferred him poking a hole in his condom and trying to impregnate Jessica. Didn't that story start out with Jasmine (Lark Voorhies) actually helping Sly win Jessica because she wanted Dylan? The fire came into play when she double crossed Sly (post-rape). Dylan was another character I actually quite liked. Why they only tested him with Darla and never went there made no sense to me. They had chemistry in spades.
  3. I'll say it now then- Valentini would NOT be a good fit at Y&R. DAYS or B&B- yes.
  4. Actually, with Ron C being at DAYS, wouldn't the likelier scenario be Valentini taking over as EP of DAYS? SONY seems to be pleased with Mal Young.
  5. It's SO true!!! I'll only take Budig as Mac if it means I get Luckinbill as JT.
  6. I hope not. For the first time since David Tom's initial run, I really enjoy the character of Billy. Jason Thompson has chemistry with everyone, especially Gina Tognoni, Peter Bergman, Eileen Davidson, and Jess Walton, all of which are key to having a successful Billy. His Billy is multifaceted, chic, suave, and cunning all at once. AND he's not humorless (David Tom, Burgess Jenkins) nor is his sense of humor annoying (Billy Miller). Hell, I'd love it if they threw him at Sharon instead of Victoria and we had a truly viable triangle with Sharon & Phyllis. Either way, I don't think Miller is going anywhere at GH. This WREAKS of Jake/Jason re-write.
  7. I LOVED Felicia/Sergei as well!
  8. JFP to DAYS!!!
  9. Of all the cancelled soaps over the years, I don't remember there ever being an uproar like there was when AW went off the air.
  10. Why was there no new Potomac on Sunday? I was dying to see the events leading to Karen's meltdown....
  11. I LOVED the Travis character and wish they'd bring him back. He came the closest to filling the "Brad Carlton" void of any character introduced since.
  12. Actually, Maura West had potential as Diane- her first week was delicious! Her encounters with Victor, Nikki, and Ashley- all on point! Then they did literally NOTHING with her for weeks on end. When they brought in that creepy kid to play her son- GENIUS! They could have gotten miles out of that! Instead they threw her at Nick and kept her in all of the wrong characters' orbits. By the end, they had gotten so desperate that they threw her in story with Adam. Adam Newman was beneath the character of Diane Jenkins. HOWEVER, the best, most complex, interesting version of Diane will always belong to Alex Donnelly. Talk about an actress that had chemistry with everyone! She was such a different beast of a Y&R character too- hardened features, husky voice, masculine mannerisms- there was just something about her that drew you in and made you want to watch, even if you hated her character.
  13. Ok, THIS I take issue with. Y&R was NEVER an umbrella story kind of show. Never, never, never. And yes, they DID have stories. But they moved VERY slowly, which helped them to be able to balance 5 or 6 stories. There were days where not much happened in a story. And they certainly were never a show where Monday wrapped up the prior week's story while kicking off that week's story, Tuesday-Thursday build to Friday tag- Y&R NEVER ran that way. ONE story would climax, while story B was building, story C was in the middle, story D hadn't hit its first arch, story E was starting, and seeds were being planted for story F. That was the classic Y&R structure. BUT rarely was there an umbrella story, in the truest sense of the word. The one that I would say came closest was Victor's "Death" in 1993, only because his return impacted so many characters and stories (the climax in the Collonade Room is one of my fave sequences EVER on a soap). Even that wasn't a true umbrella story- those were always more of an ABC and P&G style, never the Bell soaps or even Corday.
  14. That storyline was the Dobsons. People complain about their second tenure and I really don't get it. They managed to keep me invested in the show for the first 8 months after Marcy left, which was no easy feat. They also created a new heroine that I fell in love with- Angela!