I have to agree the writing stinks right now. Maybe not so much the writing, the story telling is bad. I think RC a FV are trying to do way to much with ONE SHOW. Trying to cram OLTL, RH, LOVING and PC into this one little show is annoying. Only thing they have left out is AMC and that is probably only because they are afraid to get sued again. It's the lawsuit against ABC that is killing this show.
Note to FV and RC you are never ever EVER going to measure up to the greatness that was Gloria Monte or Wendy Ritchie. EVER. They knew how to tell stories we cared about and not shove crap down or throat.
In case you did NOT get the memo, You do not work for OLTL anymore. Quit living in the past and stop the nods to the past and quit sporadically bringing back old characters that don't tell a story. You would not have worry about budgets then. Those character's are gone I am over it.
I do like that Duke and Anna and Robert are back....BUT now because of budget Anna and Robert are locked in a lab just sitting around and without Anna what is there for Duke to do?
The stories move to slowly or NOT at all UM AJ in jail for murder comes to mind.
And get rid of these stupid young actors who can't freaking act! UM MORGAN, LULU. Sheesh.
Bottom Line Less is more and stay in the present. The past does not matter that's why it's in the past. Please move on.
Sorry I know that was more of a rant but, I have watched this show all of my life, I have seen all but the first four years. I won't stop watching because my head would blow up if I did not watch...well maybe not but I don't want to chance it. But really these days it's hard to watch. And worse I don't think TPTB really care what the fans think or want. They are gonna do what they are gonna do regardless of how I or anybody else feels.