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    Friday, April 20 2012


    Mamma's boy! (Soaps.com)
    Restless Rant
    Week of April 16 – 20:


    There was lots of action this past week in Genoa City. Here's the breakdown:

    Musical beds.
    The musical beds bit with Nikki/Jack/Victor/Genevieve was a real whirlwind. It’s great to know that they can be as active as teenagers in the bedroom, but it’s hard to believe that four people with so much life experience would all act so impulsively. Hopping into the sack with The Mustache did nothing to help Genevieve’s cause – why didn’t she sell to Tucker? Why did she have to sleep with Victor in order to sell him the company? As for Jack, why does he hook up with Nikki knowing full well he’s her second choice? It’s a bit sad. On another note, thanks to Jack for clearing up the speculation about his, er, capabilities, when he told Billy that his legs don’t work, but all his other body parts work just fine. Hysterical!

    Beauty of Nature.
    Victor busting into Baby John’s welcome home party was boorish, but typical. What I can’t understand is why Nick and Sharon didn’t tell him to go kick rocks when he informed them they would be reporting to Genevieve.

    Uncle Adam.
    Seeing the ‘good side’ of Adam explored has been a trip to the land of warm fuzzies; watching him forging a friendship with Chelsea, accepting accolades from those who have shunned him - even holding the baby he saved. Heck, many viewers have fingers and toes crossed in hopes that he’ll do the seemingly impossible and bond with his siblings - even one sibling would be fine. Yet, somehow we can't help wondering when his volatility might resurface; when something might set him off, or some misunderstanding will mess it all up. That hideous, delicious tension is in play every time he’s onscreen. You just never know, and that’s what makes the character so watchable. By the way, the scene in the Athletic Club when Nick, Sharon, and a smirking Phyllis sidled up to Adam to grill him about rescuing Chelsea was probably my favorite of the week - couldn’t wipe the grin off my face throughout.

    Mad at dad.
    It's all fine and good for Victoria to be ecstatic about the baby, but must she lose her mind completely? It was unbelievable to hear her tell Billy they shouldn’t stay mad at Victor because even though he plotted to destroy their relationship, they wouldn’t have the baby if he hadn’t done it! Say what?

    Chloe crisis.
    It will be entertaining to have Chloe butting heads with Abby while co-chairing the gala, but since when has there been so much animosity between them? It seemed ‘out-of-the-blue’. Also, in what universe would Chloe agree to move into that musty-fusty house Kevin had shared with Angelina? Here’s hoping Abby and Chloe wind up in a triangle with Carmine – he may not be perfect, but he has chemistry with both of them, so I say bring it on.


    Uh oh. (Soaps.com)
    Naughty Neil.
    The whole Tucker and Sofia ruse became rather ridiculous at the end, especially when after all this supposed subterfuge, she ratted herself out to Neil in a split-second. Clearly this was designed to give Neil justification for acting on his attraction to Harmony, but his betrayal is far worse than Sofia’s! Just like the time he cheated on Karen with Tyra, it seems incongruous for someone so self-righteous to be so unable to control his own behavior. Who do you think Neil should be with? Vote in Soaps.com’s Naughty Neil poll.

    Good Goodbye part II.
    Devon would have turned off his hearing devices had he walked in on that singing in his studio on Friday! So excruciating it made us long for Angelina! Not a fan of the corny, 'fake fun' scenes, but I have to say Cane sure looked like he was truly having a good time hamming it up in the sound booth!

    Book sale.
    I’m not buying this trumped up dispute between Avery and Phyllis over George leaving her that book. If George were so concerned about appearances he would have left something for Avery as well. It’s just an excuse for the girls to be at odds, and to give Avery a reason to lean on Michael. Meh.

    Beautiful strategy.
    This week, Tucker had a moment with his mother instead of his son. Loved her pinching his cheeks!

    No forwarding address.
    Daisy’s showing shades of her true self this week, which means it’s only a matter of time until things come to a head and something awful happens. Ricky is proving to be a real nemesis for Phyllis. I cringed when that sleazeball had Lucy in his car!

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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by loiuse at Friday, April 20 2012 12:27 PM

    This soap needs an extreme makeover-everyone has the same furniture for the past 40yrs,need to have new stuff-victors living rm is like dark shaddows-no light and tucker and ashley needs a house for real,everyone needs to step up on the inside living which we see everyday-nothing new same old mess,I will be glad when ricky and daisy is exposed for sure-neil needs to move on and harmony was after neil from day one-hopefully harmony and the physical therapist will hook up,don't put harmony adn neil together marriages need to stop breaking up on this soap,we all know jack will walk again don't know when but he will-nicki needs to get her a house for goodness sake,nick needs a new place,sharon needs to go on about her business and buy herself a home or condo or something,why is everyone held up in the club can't anyone have anything of their own-some needs their own place it pass due.

    Posted by loiuse at Friday, April 20 2012 12:34 PM

    Daisy needs to be stopped and ricky too-ricky is so devious and mean he is worst than adam-all thou adam will return to his wicked ways,niki is stupid and just being with jack for stupid purposes she does not love jack-she needs to get her a home of her own-don't anyone have their own place,victoria is spinless & brainless she of all people should look better than she does-she never dress up and always having a" bad hair day", these folks needs an REALLY NEEDS an EXTREME MAKEOVER" .

    Posted by Sunshine8 at Friday, April 20 2012 12:37 PM

    You didn't speak of Neil, Harmony, and Sophia...
    We all knew that this 'studpidity' was coming with Neil and Harmony. I just hope that Sophia finds out and takes Moses away from Neil. It would serve him right. You shouldn't get married just for the sake of the children. Adults have feelings too and Sophia really wanted a 'REAL' marriage. Unlike Neil who was so afraid to be a 'weekend' father. You didn't have to be. Now Sophia should make him an 'absentee' father. LOL. Tucker should tell him off. Ha!

    Posted by Sunshine8 at Friday, April 20 2012 12:39 PM

    Ok, see Candace....

    I ranted and raved and looked (scanned) through your blog and swear I didn't see it...but it was there...My apologies. I am so heated that I couldn't see the writing on the 'wall' internet.

    Please don't block my comments! LOL!!!!

    Posted by Candace_Soaps.com at Friday, April 20 2012 01:38 PM

    LOL, thanks for the comments!

    Posted by queen50 at Sunday, April 22 2012 10:21 AM

    Is sofia crazy??? She is a stupid woman who do not know that the only Neil was there for is he ass,sex and booty!!!He only loves his son Moeses that is all!!! Harmony do not pretend that Sarge is you boyfriend,because you do not know the whole stroy about Neil and Sofia and what they both have done to Malcom!!! Harmony do not pretend go for for Neil!!! Harmony Neil does not love Sofia like he will love you,so do not pretend nothing!!!! Lauren will need to get help,because she is still scared and terriofied...I wish that Lauren had talked to Micheal!!!!

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