Well, Sharon continues to run to Adam at every opportunity. How much can poor Rey (Jordi Vilasuso) take? He's stood by her during her battle with cancer. He's really good to her and she doesn't appreciate him enough. Why does she have to be deceitful?. It's obvious that she'd rather be with Adam. Why doesn't she just level with Rey and tell him the truth. Sharon herself admitted that she doesn't deserve him, and I can't argue with that.
cooking alone at the Society restaurant? Why aren't there other cooks or chefs working with her?
Of course, no one else is there whenever Kyle or Theo come to see her? Just asking, although we're not supposed to ask questions like that.
I think Y&R has treated Doug Davidson (Paul Williams) shabbily. He's been a staple of the show for years and he is truly a fan favourite. Why don't they give him some screen time? Is it because he's over 60? Is it ageism? Do they feel that there are enough characters on the show in his age group? When Chance applied for a job with the Genoa City Police, we were told that Paul interviewed him. The writers had the perfect opportunity to give Doug some scenes, but they didn't. That speaks volumes. It's really unfortunate because Doug deserves far better after more than forty years on Y&R. He is a great guy with a great sense of humour, and he is well-respected.
l received an email from longtime viewer CC in Etobicoke. CC had this to say:
Totally agreed with your analysis of the state of Y&R plots, roles and relationships on its post COVID debut, Joanne. Sluggish is a good descriptor of it at this point.
Yes, CC, I really think the show's episodes since the shutdown have been sluggish. The plots need to move faster. Right now, Y&R is moving at a snail's pace. The same scenes and conversations seem to be repeated over and over again.
The current romances on the show are third-rate. Enough of third-rate romances like Kyle and Summer and Lola and Theo! Do viewers really feel that those two couples really care about each other? Will viewers be disappointed when Kyle and Snowflake break up or when Lola and Theo call it quits? I, for one, will be quite pleased when that inevitably happens. It's hard to believe that Summer is Kyle's true love when he is so fickle, He dumped Summer and married Lola, vowing eternal love to her. Then he turned around and dumped Lola for Summer again. He claims he was really in love with Summer all along, but it's very hard to believe that. It's also hard to believe that the spoiled Kyle really cares about anyone but himself. He is the poster child for young, rich men with a sense of entitlement.
I also received an email from Carly from Barrhaven, Ontario. Carly made the following comments:
As for Y&R, I realize because of the pandemic the story lines will have to be altered but honestly am not enjoying it. Lots of fast forwarding. I cannot stand the Adam-Sharon storyline. Frankly, Mark Grossman (Adam Newman) is getting on my nerves. I still think the best Adam was Michael Muhney. The Lola/Theo/Summer/Kyle storyline is really dumb. Glad to hear they are bringing in someone new.
Well, Carly, I've been disappointed in the storyline's lately too. They are not moving fast enough and the scenes are too repetitious. The show needs an infusion of excitement and real romance. This will come, I hope.
I have to say that Mark Grossman isn't getting on my nerves. You didn't say why he bothers you. I wish you had elaborated. Yes, Michael Muhney played the part of Adam well and I enjoyed his acting. He's not coming back, though. I agree with you that the Lola, Theo, Summer, Kyle storyline is really dumb.
I am also glad they are bringing in Courtney Hope, who played Sally Spectra on The Bold and the Beautiful. She should shake things up when she arrives in Genoa City.
|Tracey E. Bregman