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  1. +1000 It's farcical at this point.
  2. I like a lot of what I'm hearing. I'd love to see more, and for Y&R as well. MJ was done so wrong by DePriest, I much prefer your direction. And anything better than killing off Quinn. I'm assuming Chad is Chad Rollo, or did you use the same name on a different character? I did a similar treatment for DAYS starting in 1979 (as a number of you have read, it's in the blog section), but I find myself very overstretched with different projects and gave up early on. I like the idea of going back in time to try and write around the rules of life in a past time frame. Our lives a
  3. I'd be very interested in seeing this myself, if it can be passed along!
  4. Got my first shot today. Thanks, Moderna!

    1. slick jones
    2. Taoboi



  5. I think my favourite is still her telling Nina "I don't appreciate people SASHAYING into my offish!" with her ridiculous hat she probably stole from Phyllis Hyman's wardrobe.
  6. Oh INTERESTING. Thanks @JAS0N47 as usual for the info. I'm surprised he was featured more heavily in '83. Seems like that was the last hurrah for a lot of the 70s vets before being cleared out for the Bradys. I do get the sense that PFS enjoyed writing for Neil far more than Ann Marcus, considering the numbers. But his appearances were always fairly consistent.
  7. From what I read of his time in the 70s, he was FAR more central to the story up to probably 1979 or 1980. His mentions tend to drop off a lot after he finally divorces Phyllis, and Amanda is gone from the show permanently. Much of his story revolved around Amanda, Greg, Phyllis, Bob, and Linda. Once those characters were gone by 1980, I think they really struggled to find a place for him, even with his popularity with Liz. I suspect a lot of what made his character fit in the canvas ended up swallowed up by Alex Marshall. Even though he was popular with Liz, the mentions in SOD paint him
  8. EPISODE 191 Written by A. Washington-Beeby Story Consultant: C. Nathaniel Richardson & Nick Monarco Will stands, leaning forward on the back of the sofa in the Kiriakis living room, as Gabi stands nearby with arms folded, more than a little stunned at her interaction moments before with Anjelica. WILL: Okay, what did I just walk in on? Gabi turns to look at Will, shrugging, as she stumbles over her words, trying to explain herself. GABI: I....honestly? I think I just...stood up for myself. Will looks somewhat confused
  9. Watching reruns of the original Equalizer:

    There are few things more satisfying than watching Kevin Spacey fall out a window to his death ❤️

    1. victoria foxton

      victoria foxton

      Finally saw it on the now defunct Sleuth channel yrs ago. Really enjoyed the series. Lots of the guest stars. Went on to have big careers. Really captured the grittiness New York had in the 80's.

  10. I also can't let go of his objections to his pairing with Angie at AMC back in the day. There's objection to a bad story, and then it steps over a line, and I feel his objections are just a TOUCH loud, and in the wrong places.
  11. Carrie and Austin's son is apparently named Noah. I'm sure that'll change once he's actually onscreen, though Agreed on all counts. There is an embarrassment of riches to work with, and with such interesting histories to work with, the stories would write themselves if the writers would bother to do a minute of research. I still struggle to understand why Ciara isn't the daddy-starved brat Lauren Boles played. Nathan was underdeveloped, but would be great if he was fleshed out better. Hell, we don't even know who his FATHER is, over ten years later! Johnny should be the vaguely soc
  12. The show's problem is really that, while they invested a lot of time and energy into their young characters in the 2000s and 2010s, they didn't develop them as much as CHARACTERS, and they're paying for that now. The last blast crew are so generic they change personalities with every visit, and the 2010s teen crew, while better developed, don't follow through with the directions their histories suggest they should have. Chad should NEVER have forgiven Gabi, nevermind fallen for her. That not only negated the previous 3-4 years of story, but it also removed a lot of Gabi's thrust as a cha
  13. That one person was a writer. Guaranteed. The only type of person who would've gone "who would be the most dramatic person to be the babydaddy, hmmmm" is a writer.
  14. Yeah, well. DAYS does that a lot nowadays. See revealing Eli is David's son in the same instant that we find out David drove his motorbike into a ditch and died. All offscreen. I miss Marlena's snark. She needs a snark partner, be it Kristen, Hope, or Mary. Deidre is great when she gets to show that side of Marlena. You're right as well, What I've seen of the reveal of Kellam's rape was riveting. But again, I think it's harder to give it 100% when the stories you're given are so...shall we say, fanciful. I had Noelle come to town married to a secretly bisexual Alex Kiriakis,
  15. Agreed. I don't think the synopsies do justice to the work Deidre put in to sell these stinkers at the time. Liz should have been back so many times. I still think Noelle and Liz need to come back. When putting together my fanfic, I had Linsey Godfrey in as Noelle before the show cast her as Sarah, and honestly, agewise, I still think it's a better fit. I do get the sense as well that Marlena was, up until around 1980, very much on the B-story at DAYS. She just kept knocking what material she was given out of the park and when Rabin cleared the rest of the vets out in 1980, she w
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