- You know what saves a questionable story? Putting A-listers in it.
- Y&R’s Jack is back to being smart and it’s about time.
Jack: “What’s the truth?”
Sally: “It isn’t pretty.”
Out came Sally’s convoluted scheme to blackmail Kyle and Summer so she could “maintain her new life” in Genoa City, and the sorry tale of all her crimes on B&B.
Jack: “I think we need to go our separate ways.”
Ya think? The Jack we know — who was madly in love with powerhouses Nikki and Phyllis — would never fall for a transparent grifter like Sally. It’s equally shocking that Lauren fell for Sally’s act, but thankfully she also rebounded.
Lauren: “The way you keep your job is by doing it well, not by blackmailing someone. Women have to support other women. Are we clear?”
Summer and Sally: “Crystal.”
As much as that story strained credibility, Sally’s antics created a round-robin of conflict between Jack, Kyle, Summer, Lauren and Phyllis. If they’d written Sally less manipulative and more humorous, it might have worked.
Fellow newbie Ashland Locke is working because they’re using him sparingly to pit Genoa City’s three biggest backstabbers against each other (Victor, Victoria, Billy).
Victor (to Victoria): “You’re playing with the big boys now.”
There’s not a person in that story I don’t care about.
Unlike the Sharon/ Adam/Rey debacle, which made a liar out of Sharon and a moron out of Rey.
Sharon: “I was at the hospital.”
Rey: “No you weren’t.”
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One Woman Show, GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Y&R'S NICK AND ADAM: TRAPPED!
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Y&R: VICTOR ISSUES A NEW THREAT TO CHELSEA
Meanwhile, back in Genoa City, Chelsea and Chloe return to the penthouse after dining at Society, and they’re caught off-guard by an uninvited guest.
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