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On 5 July 2017 at 11:57 PM, Nothin'ButAttitude said:

Rebecca needs to go too. Let her die giving childbirth to Robert and Aaron's child. 

 

Absolutely not! Although I can see it happening - I did wonder if Victoria would end up fighting for custody of her niece/nephew thanks to Adam's infertility, if Rebecca died. Lawrence could have funded the legal battle as a way to spite Robert, but that ship has now seemingly sailed. 

On 2 July 2017 at 10:22 PM, Bright Eyes said:

 

I loved the Declan story, but ever since she returned under MacLeod she's been haemorrhaging. Her affair with Frank, a pairing that could work, is so boring and lifeless because Megan is involved. With both being con artists, they could have done a will they/won't they/can they trust each other? without another boring affair to deal with.

 

And someone should be using Charity's carelessness with the Pub as a way to steal it out from under her and Chas.At least then there would be a point to her being locked in there. Like Debbie, she needs a true friend. And like has been hinted at, a type of mentor role to someone new. I don't count Belle because that's family so the dynamic isn't that nuanced, plus Belle is nothing like her. I also despised the way the show had Charity panting after Matt. It was so beneath her.

 

Charity and Declan's year-long reign of terror is one of my favourite soap story lines ever. It just kept going and going. And I've said it before, but I wanted Charity to emerge from prison humbled and affected from her time inside - not as 'punishment' but just to see her having to work hard to rebuild herself from the ground up and earn her family's trust again. And also to see her deal with the fact that Moira of all people  looked after Noah for a year. 

 

But instead we see her arrive in a stolen red sports car, just because. 

 

And I love the idea of her being a mentor to a young woman and moulding her in her image. Would put Debbie's nose out of joint.

 

BTW, I've been fast-forwarding most of Frank and Megan's scenes, but has Megan talked about Robbie and Declan in relation to her history with the Dingle viper?

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And another thing - it's preposterous to suggest that Lawrence, who had a horrific time in prison, would then go on to frame an innocent man and get him sent down. (Although he was willing to do the same to Andy, so I guess he's got form). 

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1 hour ago, Adamski said:

And another thing - it's preposterous to suggest that Lawrence, who had a horrific time in prison, would then go on to frame an innocent man and get him sent down. (Although he was willing to do the same to Andy, so I guess he's got form). 

You're right.

However I'm finding this whole story preposterous in itself, and lazy writing. 
 

4 hours ago, Adamski said:

 

And I love the idea of her being a mentor to a young woman and moulding her in her image. Would put Debbie's nose out of joint.

If Nel was salvageable I would have been happy to see she become Charity's protege while scheming against the Sharmas. But like most of the stories since the conclusion of Ashley's story it's all been a waste. 

And Rebecca as a character works in scenes with Debbie (I wouldn't be against a romantic pairing between these two) and Victoria. I don't hold it against the character that she does not work with Aaron and Robert, who are the equivalent of a black hole. 

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6 hours ago, MichaelGL said:

If Nel was salvageable I would have been happy to see she become Charity's protege while scheming against the Sharmas. But like most of the stories since the conclusion of Ashley's story it's all been a waste. 

And Rebecca as a character works in scenes with Debbie (I wouldn't be against a romantic pairing between these two) and Victoria. I don't hold it against the character that she does not work with Aaron and Robert, who are the equivalent of a black hole. 

 

I stopped watching after Ashley died, and am only dipping back in now to see how Lawrence and Emma's stories play out. Why is Nel unsalvageable? And are Rebecca and Debbie friends now? I wouldn't be averse to Debbie being in another relationship with a woman. 

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12 hours ago, Adamski said:

And I love the idea of her being a mentor to a young woman and moulding her in her image. Would put Debbie's nose out of joint.

 

Oh God no! We don't need a Charity knock-off running around. One Charity is quite enough (and really one too many!)   <_<

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1 hour ago, Adamski said:

 

I stopped watching after Ashley died, and am only dipping back in now to see how Lawrence and Emma's stories play out. Why is Nel unsalvageable? And are Rebecca and Debbie friends now? I wouldn't be averse to Debbie being in another relationship with a woman. 

Last I had seen on the show, they had Nel being a schemer one day taking Jai's credit card, then psychotically threatening to slit her wrists the next if Jai left her, then sleeping at the factory because she was homeless, taking the blame for something going wrong at the factory(making her sympathetic?), then some nonsense about her having a child that was given away. The actress couldn't handle the material IMO and I just didn't understand where the writers were going with her, was she genuinely troubled or was out to con Jai? I haven't really seen her since I've decided to check back in on the show a few weeks ago. 

35 minutes ago, I Am A Swede said:

 

Oh God no! We don't need a Charity knock-off running around. One Charity is quite enough (and really one too many!)   <_<

I agree to a certain extent, but Charity needs direction at this moment, it's horrid. 

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3 minutes ago, MichaelGL said:

I agree to a certain extent, but Charity needs direction at this moment, it's horrid. 

 

I know exactly which direction Charity should take.... out of Emmerdale and far, far away. Preferably with her entire extended family going with her!  ^_^

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3 hours ago, Adamski said:

 

I stopped watching after Ashley died, and am only dipping back in now to see how Lawrence and Emma's stories play out. Why is Nel unsalvageable? And are Rebecca and Debbie friends now? I wouldn't be averse to Debbie being in another relationship with a woman. 

 

I wouldn't say Nell did anything beyond salvation.Not on this show in particular. I thought the actress did a decent job. The block taping and lengthy gaps offcamera hurt more than anything else.

11 hours ago, Adamski said:

And another thing - it's preposterous to suggest that Lawrence, who had a horrific time in prison, would then go on to frame an innocent man and get him sent down. (Although he was willing to do the same to Andy, so I guess he's got form). 

 

Lawrence has been shown as a selfish man over and over again. I don't find it that hard to believe.

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https://youtu.be/x45hm_pjhbc

 

I don't know if this has been posted before, but here's a great behind the scenes documentary featuring the producers, writers, camera operators, and more from the Royal Television Society about EMMERDALE.

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Good God, it's a chore getting through episodes these days. It's been awful for the past few months.

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13 hours ago, TimWil said:

Good God, it's a chore getting through episodes these days. It's been awful for the past few months.

 

It's been uneven to me for years, but I actually felt like it had picked up a bit again in the last week or two. 

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I guess it has...a bit. I'm glad Emma's gone for a while. I hated her constant to-ing and fro-ing with Arthur and Laurel.

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