Dru is an exception b/c we didn't see her body. We didn't physically see her die. We all saw John die. That's what I mean by that. If a character dies right before our eyes, leave him/her dead.
I agree too that the Abbott clan has too many characters in that family to infuse new life into it. IMO, they need to bring Kyle and Keemo back as Jack needs to move into the patriarchal role. I'm tired of reading about Jack (and Victor too) getting stories that would be given a 20-something year old man. Jack needs to move into his father's position and Kyle or Keemo need to become the present day playboy that Jack used to be.
Love John but he needs to remain dead. Soaps need to stop bringing people back from the dead. That's why this genre has been the laughing stock for years. Soaps need to be rooted in realness again. It boggles my mind how simplistic dramas, which are practically soaps, are critically acclaimed and ratings darlings; meanwhile, soaps stray from something they perfected.
Heavens no to the Phillip/Cane stuff. That's just one of those many on soaps that they need to leave alone.
I pray SSM and KA just recenter the show. Get this show back to its roots and fix the characters.
I wouldn't've minded Genevieve if she was a businesswoman who became Jill's rival, but tying her to the flop that is Cane along with her biting Tristan Rogers on her debut turned her off from me.
You're right. It was but she still set the foundation and Josh Griffith's dumb ass gave a poor excuse. They should've just went with the cliche and given Sharon a brain tumor. Sharon doing stupid sh-t has nothing to do with being Bipolar. I think it is a total disservice to those who suffer from the disease.
The period of the Gorgas/Wakiles coming on the show till Tre got out. Before Tre even got out, Melissa and Joe were still interacting with Kathy/Rosie/Richie b/c I saw them in photos and everything.
I just think that Melissa and Joe are opportunists. I also think that Tre 'buried the hatchet' because she may need them with Joe being gone. Tre has never cared for Melissa and I don't believe it now. You can't do all that those 2 families have done to each other and just bury crap w/o discussing it. You need therapy after all that sh-t.
Kathy has tried squashing the beef with Tre. I ain't her fault that Tre gets pissed over Richie's jokes.
Quite frankly, I still want them to cancel NJ. It's dead in the water.
It's flip-flopping. They said and did just as much as Kathy/Rosie/Rich did, but the second Tre wants to 'reconcile,' they leave the Wakiles out in the cold.
Me-Ho and Joe are the ultimate opportunists. That's fine. It'll only last for now. Once Andy brings Danielle back next season, which I see him doing b/c this show is running on low fumes, she's gonna dismantle Melissa piece by piece and I am gonna love it.
Oh no. I know it wasn't targeted it at me. I was just simply saying I am ALL for them being killed off. The characters have nowhere else to go. DTC destroyed them beyond repair.
Personally, I lost interest in Ronnie and Roxy after Archie died. I grew tired of Ronnie moaning for Jack and a baby. I was growing to like her again opposite Charlie but that story went south real quick. As aforementioned, I grew tired of Roxy b/c of her repetitive stories. The character never progressed and stayed making the same mistakes.
(re: Denise) The story is OK. I just know it is gonna go south too with Phil somehow coming out on top and everyone guilting Denise for keeping the secret and denying Phil of being a father. The man has had 2 shots of being a father and has blown them. What makes people think the 3rd time would be a charm? Plus, I refuse to watch Denise be treated the same way Phil treated Lisa upon learning he was Louise's dad. He was disgusting.
Oh yes. I totally forgot that MAB killed off Colleen. That's another story I will NEVER forgive her for. I still get pissed thinking of Nikki's dumbass having the gall to ask Traci for Colleen's heart. To this day, I wish Traci would've clotheslined the f-ck out of Nikki for that and then told her 'hell no!' It bothers me to this day that Victor is still written horribly and he continues to do the Abbotts dirty after Traci gave him the most precious gift of all time--life!
Adam screwing Rafe was so totally done for shock value and it went nowhere. There's not even a mention of it anymore. MAB just went stupid with Adam. I couldn't even blame Chris Engen from stepping away from the role.
You could tell that MAB had no interest in Jill at all. At times, I wish she would've just shipped her off instead of putting her with Colin. So sad how Jill was 1/2 of the duo that built the house that is Y&R, but she is tossed aside like yesterday's trash to this very day.
MAB was the worst. Her time at Y&R crippled the show and made it the drivel it is now.
I will never forgive her for the following: Making Adam a sociopath instead of being a complex, social climbing, corporate raiding antihero with daddy issuesMaking Sharon a klepto, town kicking post, & town whore only to declare it all stemmed from her being BipolarRevolving the show around the Fisher/Baldwin clanConstantly pimping Lily & CaneDeclawing Redzilla become the town's constant victim & beloved heroine Dehumanizing VictorFurther making Jack a simpDiminishing Jill's role on the showCreating the horrible Atkinson clanWasting Debbi Morgan, Stephen Nichols, and Genie Francis' talent on this showDestroying Victor & Sharon's father/daughter relationshipKilling DianeMaking Nikki aka Lizzy Borden Jr. kill again and get offTurning Patti into a sociopath Devising that lackluster story of Nina finding her son Creating the monster that is Villy Bringing Ashley back only to lose another baby and Victor again
I think if it was rooted in light-heartedness and not having them demean themselves, them fighting over John would've been OK and entertaining. It would've given them all something to do instead of being wise sages that were brought out the veterans closet every blue moon.