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    Longing for a return to the old DAYS.

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  1. Haven't posted in a while but had to come out for this... lol BIG mistake on so many levels. Not only was Stacy an excellent actress (and easy on the eyes in a girl-next-door kind of way... lol), Hayley had so many connections to the Capwells. As Bridget Dobson once put it, Hayley made Gina vulnerable. And Hayley's death all but ended Todd McKee's run on the show. He drifted along for another year but Ted never really had a good storyline after Hayley passed. I still remember January 11, 1988 vividly. I still get goose bumps with those scenes and they are so hard to watch. Thankful
  2. Ugh. Terrible news. Enjoyed Anthony on Generations and thought he was great on GL. RIP.
  3. I think I found the answer. There were two strikes that year, but the Dark Shadows one didn't happen until October. This is probably the one that affected Days: https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-406233251/anchors-away-huntley-brinkley-and-cronkite-and It all but shut down the TV shows and even the newscasts were affected. When the strike was over, Johnny Carson refused to go back and he staged a walkout for more money.
  4. Actually, I think the problem is a bigger one: Just who IS running this show behind the scenes? Is it Ken Corday? Is it Bruce Evans? Is it Greg Meng? Sony?? I will blame NBC for Reilly. That was a shitstorm from the get-go. I'd like to know what the real plan for that SSK story was, because had Reilly been allowed to continue it Days would have been gone by 2005 or 2006. They were facing whole-scale audience mutiny. I will also blame NBC for slashing the budget so badly we lost Marlena and John for a few years. I'll also blame a few of the former NBC execs no longer in charge of the show. Howe
  5. So great to see this material. So much of SFT pre-1980 is gone, so it's wonderful to hear the theme music.
  6. Paging Sheri Anderson... that is, if she would come back.
  7. I would LOVE for Sheri Anderson to come back to Days as headwriter. That said, I've also heard she won't come back unless it's her terms (no network meddling, etc.)
  8. No. Let a man have his fun watching GH. And blame Days' taping schedule. I think it's telling Molly starts in July, where if Jen is quitting Days we'll still see her until 2020. lol Seriously, I'm not surprised by this move. Jen has been wasted on Days.
  9. Why, DRW50, I had no idea you missed me! lol Looks like GH is on my DVR temporarily. I do hope KS is all right. She's had some health issues in the past and stuff off camera, so maybe she just needs a bit of time to recharge. And yes, I am a fan of Molly, but I didn't think it was THAT obvious. (Don't worry, everyone, I am a sane person. lol)
  10. I didn't mind the story, but like others have said it was dropped before it really got started (or changed, or whatever).
  11. All of the stuff posted to YouTube has been spectacular. I'm especially loving the 1979 AW with Mac and Rachel constantly fighting. God, that was such good television to watch. And the St. Croix stuff is posted. Look for a thread called Another World March 14-17, 1980. That was a great climax to the Mac/Rachel/Mitch/Janice story.
  12. Hey, I'll take this return. Another familiar face! Now can I get one more?
  13. I was nearly 10 when this show aired and I remember it well! I don't know why... The music played when Olive rails at John was used by Score Productions a lot in the late 1970s on here. There's a particularly trippy nightmare Olive had in 1978 where Brian was going to hang her (don't ask... I don't know what Harding Lemay was on that day)... it's also the music you hear when Janice and Rachel are struggling in the swimming pool in St. Croix. It may have been over the top for Another World, but it was also quite effective.
  14. Yeah, what the hell ever happened there? Did anyone hear why he took it down?
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