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46 minutes ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Here it is, everybody. Renee's Swan Song! I can't tall you how long I've wanted to see this scene.

Oh, gosh, my computer headphones are detached & I can't see this till later when I can get them hooked back up. And, they're in such bad shape I may want to go get a replacement pair, even though we have far too much to do today, already!

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59 minutes ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Here it is, everybody. Renee's Swan Song! I can't tall you how long I've wanted to see this scene.

Holy sh!t. She is riveting. Fantastic scene.

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Apologies if this has been answered before, but I genuinely forget. Did Phelice Sampler quit DAYS or was she fired? I suspect the latter because of the rumours she was hell to work with on set, but honestly, as much as her murder would make sense after this scene, I see so much more potential for her character. Her trying to exact revenge against Alex, and a long-term triangle between her, Tony and Anna would've been great to watch.

It also doesn't help that Renee's murder kicked off one of the dumbest serial killer storylines of all time and introduced the magical DiMera mask that alters people's heights, a trope we're still stuck with in 2019.🙄

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It was the show's choice to kill Renee. Philece Sampler had not planned on leaving. I LOVED Renee because she could be so devilish at times and a true DiMera. I agree that the Renee/Tony/Anna triangle should have gone on for years. It was a great triangle. 

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10 minutes ago, Melroser said:

It was the show's choice to kill Renee. Philece Sampler had not planned on leaving. I LOVED Renee because she could be so devilish at times and a true DiMera. I agree that the Renee/Tony/Anna triangle should have gone on for years. It was a great triangle. 

Who wrote that serial killer? Margaret De Priest?

 

I thought Philece was a very good actor on DOOL, which is somewhat odd because I didn't find her at all satisfactory on AW. She just couldn't live up to Anna Stuart's Donna Love Hudson! And, she was too young. That was when they did the story that intimated that she'd been with John Hudson, not Michael. And, they'd had her hold 3 pillows intimating that she'd had triplets. Adding Scott Lasalle to the mix of Vicky & Marley. I guess we have to blame the writing for a good bit of that.

 

Anyway, @AbcNbc247thanks for finding that clip. That was great viewing!

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Anna Stuart's last scene being wheeled away on a gurney ( I think) was when the three pillows were grabbed. I thought Anna said later in interviews that it was something that she had just done and was nothing to do with the script. I thought she said she didn't realize it would cause such a stir. I may be wrong...but I don't think the "pillow scene" was ever intended, but yes, the show's writing was heading down the path that Scott would turn out to be Donna's child and then Anna decided to leave. I think it was changed after that. 

 

Yes, Philece was not a good choice to take over for Donna but her portrayal of a cold Renee was great! I wish we could have seen more how Renee would have interacted with Stefano. She could have been the Kristen-type before Kristen. 

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3 minutes ago, Melroser said:

Anna Stuart's last scene being wheeled away on a gurney ( I think) was when the three pillows were grabbed. I thought Anna said later in interviews that it was something that she had just done and was nothing to do with the script. I thought she said she didn't realize it would cause such a stir. I may be wrong...but I don't think the "pillow scene" was ever intended, but yes, the show's writing was heading down the path that Scott would turn out to be Donna's child and then Anna decided to leave. I think it was changed after that. 

 

Yes, Philece was not a good choice to take over for Donna but her portrayal of a cold Renee was great! I wish we could have seen more how Renee would have interacted with Stefano. She could have been the Kristen-type before Kristen. 

I did not know that about Anna just grabbing the pillows!

 

Agree about wishing we'd gotten more of Philece with Stefano.

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1 hour ago, Faulkner said:

Holy sh!t. She is riveting. Fantastic scene.

I've heard about for years. I'm so glad somebody finally posted it.

28 minutes ago, Donna B said:

Who wrote that serial killer? Margaret De Priest?

 

I thought Philece was a very good actor on DOOL, which is somewhat odd because I didn't find her at all satisfactory on AW. She just couldn't live up to Anna Stuart's Donna Love Hudson! And, she was too young. That was when they did the story that intimated that she'd been with John Hudson, not Michael. And, they'd had her hold 3 pillows intimating that she'd had triplets. Adding Scott Lasalle to the mix of Vicky & Marley. I guess we have to blame the writing for a good bit of that.

 

Anyway, @AbcNbc247thanks for finding that clip. That was great viewing!

You're welcome. And yes, it was Margaret DePriest, co-writing with Sheri Anderson. It seemed MD was a big fan of serial killer storylines.

1 hour ago, beebs said:

It also doesn't help that Renee's murder kicked off one of the dumbest serial killer storylines of all time and introduced the magical DiMera mask that alters people's heights, a trope we're still stuck with in 2019.🙄

Well, I'm pretty sure Days was the first to do a mask storyline, so you did got to give a shout out to Ron for mining that history. But yeah, the whole idea is pretty stupid lol. I know all soaps insult viewers intelligence but a mask storyline definitely takes it too far.

43 minutes ago, Melroser said:

It was the show's choice to kill Renee. Philece Sampler had not planned on leaving. I LOVED Renee because she could be so devilish at times and a true DiMera. I agree that the Renee/Tony/Anna triangle should have gone on for years. It was a great triangle. 

I wish more of Renee and the triangle were available to see.

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4 hours ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Here it is, everybody. Renee's Swan Song! I can't tell you how long I've wanted to see this scene.

 

"RENEE DIMERA HAS SURVIVED!  AND NONE OF YOU -- I MEAN NONE OF YOU -- ARE EVER GONNA HURT ME AGAIN!!"

 

She was right.  Nobody in that room ever hurt her again, lol!

 

I don't understand why everyone felt compelled to stay there and listen to her, though.  She wasn't detaining anyone.  Just walk out the [!@#$%^&*] door, people.

 

It's interesting that with all the characters DAYS has brought back from the dead over the years, Renee DiMera is one who has STAYED dead.

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Even though I can't tell what Julie's screaming (something about "REAL MEN!," I think?), the part where she and Renee go at it has always been my favorite part of that clip.

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45 minutes ago, Khan said:

It's interesting that with all the characters DAYS has brought back from the dead over the years, Renee DiMera is one who has STAYED dead.

Tbh, I think it was just writers not doing their homework, not studying the history of the show. How many people working on the show probably didn't even know that Stefano had not one but two daughters in the early 80's.

 

Some regimes were more concerned with creating new characters who turn out to be Stefano's long lost children.

 

I always felt like EJ should have been Renee's long lost son. Instead of SORAS-ing the hell out of Susan's son with Stefano, he could have been Stefano's grandson and they could have had EJ torn between his loyalty to Stefano and his love for the mother that he never knew, whose murder was the result of Stefano's schemes. Plus, that would have put him roughly around the same age as Sami

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4 hours ago, AbcNbc247 said:

I've heard about for years. I'm so glad somebody finally posted it.

Me, too!

4 hours ago, AbcNbc247 said:

You're welcome. And yes, it was Margaret DePriest, co-writing with Sheri Anderson. It seemed MD was a big fan of serial killer storylines.

Oh, yeah. MdP was really into serial killers and rapists! First at DOOL & then at AW.

4 hours ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Well, I'm pretty sure Days was the first to do a mask storyline, so you did got to give a shout out to Ron for mining that history. But yeah, the whole idea is pretty stupid lol. I know all soaps insult viewers intelligence but a mask storyline definitely takes it too far.

I wish more of Renee and the triangle were available to see.

Yes, I wish we had  more of Renee with them.

1 hour ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Tbh, I think it was just writers not doing their homework, not studying the history of the show. How many people working on the show probably didn't even know that Stefano had not one but two daughters in the early 80's.

 

Um, that's uh, Megan & Renee, right?

 

1 hour ago, AbcNbc247 said:

 

Some regimes were more concerned with creating new characters who turn out to be Stefano's long lost children.

 

I always felt like EJ should have been Renee's long lost son.

 

That would have made for an interesting EJ. And, for the most part I found EJ to be bor-ing.

5 hours ago, Faulkner said:

Holy sh!t. She is riveting. Fantastic scene.

I gotta watch this again. Just got home. ... More! More!

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3 minutes ago, AbcNbc247 said:

Yes, Megan was the other daughter. She was also Bo’s ex-girlfriend

Yep, I remember her. Was she electrocuted or something

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