The Young And The Restless Weekly Blog
The duo of Billy and Tank made for an entertaining distraction this week. As for Victor telling Tank to let Billy go free – someone needs to explain to Victor that you don’t get points for being the hero if you're behind the trouble in the first place. What a maddening scene with him holding up the photo of the pony while Delia was asking for her daddy!
I know he’s not dead.
Cane’s taken some heat for being secretive about Billy, but he was keeping a promise to Billy, and seemed to be weighing the right time to speak up as events unfolded - pretty realistic. In any case, after the debacle in Myanmar, viewers now know Billy was set up for drug trafficking, but we still don't know how Chelsea fits in. Do you think Cane was right to wait until he did to tell the truth? Let us know by voting in Soaps.com's The Young and the Restless Snap Poll: Keeping The Secret.
Where have you been?
The Victoria and Billy reunion in the bar was very powerful, even if Victoria's little temper tantrum marred it a tad. Viewers probably could have done without watching them opening and closing those adjoining doors for half the episode as well. In any case, when they finally gave in to their feelings and passion it was worth the wait. Now, let's have Victoria find out the role her father has played in all of this!
It was fitting that Tucker turned Katherine away again this week; having them suddenly turn all sweetness and light would have been unbelievable. As for Devon, he was his crabby, stubborn self all week right up until he deigned to attend Tucker and Ashley’s wedding. I definitely got a little choked up when Devon entered the church and his eyes met Tucker’s. He even mustered up the hint of a smile later and didn’t look grim the entire time. The wedding itself was a welcome lighthearted gathering (loved that Abby behaved, Traci came back, and Ashley played upbeat music coming down the aisle). The occasion also came complete with the little nuggets that Genevieve and Tucker knew each other in the past, and that Harmony’s back in town.
Two wrongs and a right.
Angelo and his daughter hanging around Gloworm – wrong. Kevin and Chloe having sex in Glo’s office – wrong. Kevin getting up in Victor Newman’s grill – so right! Loved this!
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Week of November 14 – 18:
Aside from the Billy/Victoria reunion, Ashley and Tucker’s wedding, and my personal favorite, Kevin taking on Victor, it was really quite a slow week for “Y&R.” Storylines were moving forward, it’s true, but there seemed to be a lot of filler and dull scenes that weren’t very exciting to watch. Here’s a look at the week:
Neil came across like a bit of a cad this week with his utterly unromantic ‘suggestion’ to Sofia that they get married – he couldn’t even fake some sugar and a proper proposal? Furthermore, what’s the rush? He redeemed himself later in the week, however, by giving solid advice to Devon about his bio-family, and also by stopping Harmony from interrupting the wedding. The Winters family had a busy week, which was great (it’s always amazing to have Liv and Roxy back), unfortunately the scenes surrounding the christening were terminally boring. Consider the ‘highlights’ – Sofia talking about moving out after the holidays, Devon standing beside Tucker, and Tucker paying for the reception.
The Patty/Adam confrontation on Monday’s episode not only raised further questions about what really happened surrounding Diane’s death, but also brought on some anticipation – it’s going to be entertaining to see how Adam will deal with the loose cannon that is Patty.
It was funny seeing Ronan scramble to keep Phyllis hidden when Nick and Avery showed up to ‘confess’ – though it’s ridiculous that they’d go to a detective’s house like that in the first place. Anyway, something tells me that Avery seeing the high-heeled boot in his room will come up again. Good scenes.
Love in the afternoon.
Hooray for Michael who finally stopped kissing Victor’s butt long enough to indulge in some hanky-panky with his wife! We desperately needed to see that side of Michael again, and the afternoon interlude, though a little out-of-the-blue, was a bright spot in a mostly boring episode.
Ronan took it on the chin from both Chance and Christine this week before they left town. Normally this self-righteousness irks me, but in this case it’s true that Ronan needs to make a decision about Nina – the waffling is getting super old.