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4 hours ago, j swift said:

The will is such "soap opera logic", no probate court would allow someone to bequeath their estate and then state how it could be spent.  Once Edward got his inheritance, his father had no rights over his bastard grandchildren and their fortunes; they're not the royal family. Also, ELQ was always Edward's company, not the family's business, so his cousins were not likely to benefit, or suffer, from the profits of those endeavors.  

That's the same conclusion I reached today.

 

I also ended up rereading the summaries of the Herbert saga from October-December 1987. Turns out the story was at least partially about Edward's pride. He/Alan and Herbert/Quentin (with help from Sean) had a bet where whomever could turn $50 million into $1 billion first was the undisputed financial leader of the Qs and won it all. Frankly, if anyone was willing to gamble their money like that, they deserved whatever they'd get. As for the story itself, it meandered all over the place, ended with little consequences (Autumn ended up giving Alan and Quentin $50 million each) and is really most notable for introducing Cheryl (who was Herbert's broker).

 

Finally, Herbert is Edward's cousin and Celia's grandfather. This means that Jimmy Lee would be ...

Your grandfather's cousin's son is your Father's or Mother's second cousin. Out of of courtesy, deference, good manners & politeness you'd refer to your parent's cousin as your Uncle, - being of the same generation as your parents, but technically he'd be your second cousin once removed, which means 1 generation apart.

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21 hours ago, Paul Raven said:

How would GH fans feel about Doug Davidson playing Jeff Webber?

 

Oh! I could see that! I do think Y&R gave DD the shaft. The show's longest-serving cast member should have a place on the canvas. I'm not saying he has to be front-burner or on-screen several days every week, 52 weeks a year, but he has earned his place in Genoa City. If they don't use him, I'd be perfectly happy to see him as Jeff Webber. He can project the sunny disposition that RDA used to offer in the role.  We need more Hardys, Baldwins and Webbers and a LOT fewer Sonnys, Jasons, Francos and Carlys.

4 hours ago, titan1978 said:

I would be fine with that.  I have wished for Robert Newman for years, and would prefer that actor.

 

One of the reasons I don’t like the Laura Kevin marriage is that it has nowhere to go. He’s not on contract, they have some chemistry but not as much as either has had with other pairings and flirtations.

 

I agree. I want both characters on the canvas and on contract, but they have no chemistry together. I'd end that relationship ASAP.

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7 hours ago, slick jones said:

Betsy Quartermaine was actually Celia's step-mother.

Aha Thanks  

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3 minutes ago, victoria foxton said:

I know it's silly. But i liked watching it with the Canadian commercials.

 

I always enjoy these episodes more with commercials. The Canadian ads added a different flavor.

 

I know this is not seen as a great period for the show, but aside from those boring, overlong Colton scenes, I thought it was a decent episode. The Jerome family crime drama was gripping - loved seeing Linda Cristal too. 

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17 minutes ago, DRW50 said:

 

I always enjoy these episodes more with commercials. The Canadian ads added a different flavor.

 

I know this is not seen as a great period for the show, but aside from those boring, overlong Colton scenes, I thought it was a decent episode. The Jerome family crime drama was gripping - loved seeing Linda Cristal too. 

I'll take 1988 over modern present day era GH any day. I also liked Dimitra. The Jerome's were all interesting. I like how the mob didn't take over the show. This has to be summer of 88. I couple yrs ago. I watched a good chuck of 88. Even the strike material. I didn't find too bad.

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On 3/22/2021 at 9:49 PM, vetsoapfan said:

 

Oh! I could see that! I do think Y&R gave DD the shaft. The show's longest-serving cast member should have a place on the canvas. I'm not saying he has to be front-burner or on-screen several days every week, 52 weeks a year, but he has earned his place in Genoa City. If they don't use him, I'd be perfectly happy to see him as Jeff Webber. He can project the sunny disposition that RDA used to offer in the role.  We need more Hardys, Baldwins and Webbers and a LOT fewer Sonnys, Jasons, Francos and Carlys.

 

I agree. I want both characters on the canvas and on contract, but they have no chemistry together. I'd end that relationship ASAP.

 

I could actually see Doug Davidson in the role, oddly enough. LOL. I wouldn't hate it. And yes we do need more Hardys, Baldwins and Webbers. I would have made Finn and Gregory Tom and Jeff but what do I know?

5 hours ago, DRW50 said:

 

Will watch soon. Thanks for sharing the link. 

 

I like watching the commercials too

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2 hours ago, victoria foxton said:

This has to be summer of 88. I couple yrs ago. I watched a good chuck of 88. Even the strike material. I didn't find too bad.

Thursday, Sept. 8, 1988, to be precise.

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3 hours ago, DRW50 said:

 

I always enjoy these episodes more with commercials. The Canadian ads added a different flavor.

 

I know this is not seen as a great period for the show, but aside from those boring, overlong Colton scenes, I thought it was a decent episode. The Jerome family crime drama was gripping - loved seeing Linda Cristal too. 

Even though this was not the greatest period on the show, it’s still very watchable and interesting.

 

GH went through so many strange periods in the 1980’s for a show that was consistently in the upper tier of soap ratings.  Other shows fell much harder during rough patches, but until a few months in to Monty’s second stint, the show had high ratings.  That is audience loyalty.  GH must have had incredibly loyal viewers before Monty’s return and Eckert invasion drove them away.

 

Shows like DAYS and GL did not maintain those high rankings and numbers during their rough patches in the same 10 year period.

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6 hours ago, KMan101 said:

 

I could actually see Doug Davidson in the role, oddly enough. LOL. I wouldn't hate it. And yes we do need more Hardys, Baldwins and Webbers. I would have made Finn and Gregory Tom and Jeff but what do I know?

 

 

Alas, the current PTB clearly do not care about the show's long, rich history and  legacy characters. There are still branches of the vintage family trees to pluck from, but I think we'll be stuck, instead, with Frank's slimy pets forever.

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On 3/22/2021 at 5:02 PM, titan1978 said:

 

 

One of the reasons I don’t like the Laura Kevin marriage is that it has nowhere to go. He’s not on contract, they have some chemistry but not as much as either has had with other pairings and flirtations.

Same. I like how strong and independent Laura is now without being saddled in a victim role. Despite their problems though, I don't care to see her with anyone but Luke. I'm hoping their reunion is the final scene of GH should it end anytime soon.

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8 hours ago, ironlion said:

Same. I like how strong and independent Laura is now without being saddled in a victim role. Despite their problems though, I don't care to see her with anyone but Luke. I'm hoping their reunion is the final scene of GH should it end anytime soon.

 

I loathe Luke. I always hated Laura being with him. Yes, I know I am in the minority, LOL.

 

I have always wanted Laura and Scotty to be together. 

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