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All My Children opinion columns from 2013
Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided their own commentary on the action in the Two Scoops column.
Every week, our Two Scoops columnists share their thoughts and opinions in the Two Scoops commentary columns. Those columns are archived to allow fans a chance to make sure that they've read every opinion for every week. This archive features columns written about All My Children in the 2013 calendar year.


To access columns from other years or to review columns for other soaps, please see the Related Information links at the bottom of this page to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which news stories are available, simply click here.

January 14, 2013
Perhaps the book hasn't been put back on the shelf. It's looking more and more likely that All My Children really will return to the airwaves. So get ready for another chapter with the return of the Two Scoops for All My Children and columnist Dan J Kroll.
February 25, 2013
Time in the soap universe passes in the most unusual ways. Sometimes it zips along at the speed of light, and other times it seems to stand still. When AMC returns, time will have skipped ahead a few years, but that might be just the right way to add an extra layer of mystery. Spend a few minutes with your Pine Valley friends in this week's Two Scoops.
April 29, 2013
All My Children is back beginning April 29, but some fans still have questions, concerns, or crazy thoughts about how great the show is going to be. In this week's Two Scoops our Dan J Kroll sets the record straight and even gets a little feisty.
May 6, 2013
Whip out your time machines because we're going back five years in time to... 2011? It's a magical, mystery ride filled with questions, some answers, and then a lot more questions as we look back at the first week of the 'new' All My Children in this week's Two Scoops.
May 13, 2013
There are certainly more questions than answers of late on All My Children -- and for the first time in a long time, that's not a bad thing. Human traffickers, mysterious guardians, and missing details, oh my! It's time to search for clues in this week's Two Scoops.
May 20, 2013
A controversial storyline might be hard to watch for some to watch All My Children fans, but a decision to cut back the number of weekly episodes might be hard to swallow for others. Find out why the difficult decisions are often the ones that pay off in this week's Two Scoops column.
May 27, 2013
Everyone, at one time or another, needs some redemption -- but at what cost. Tia's self-preservation may bode poorly for Cassandra, and JR's punishment for his crimes nearly killed him. Meanwhile, could Celia's mystery man be a symbol of a dark secret? If you haven't read a Two Scoops column before, consider this your second chance. If you have, get ready to jump right in.
June 3, 2013
A lot happens in Pine Valley, but there are certain things that you just can't do. Whether it's forbidden love, secret sex clubs, or calling Dr. Joe names, some people still press their luck. You shallt read this week's Two Scoops, so click here... you know you want to.
June 10, 2013
Soap operas and fairytales may share some commonalities, but for the residents of Pine Valley, rarely does a happily-ever-after last for long. In this chapter of our Two Scoops story, we meet a knight, a witch, a ghost -- but you'll have to decide who's who.
June 17, 2013
Everyone in Pine Valley seems to be looking for a man -- but not in the same way. Jesse's quest to find Uri Koslov ended up in Zach being interrogated, and Colby's quest for money resulted in having to take an oral exam. Will everyone get what they want, or will they be hit with unexpected consequences? It's time to take a chance with this week's Two Scoops column.
June 24, 2013
Cassandra found her freedom, but at what cost? Money was no object as Billy Clyde tried to transform himself into Palmer, but why? And is Dimitri being coy about being Celia's guardian or is it all just a red herring? This week's Two Scoops has some ideas, but be warned: those ideas could change.
July 1, 2013
Grief often makes for strange bedfellows, but you don't have to end up in bed to be sleeping with the enemy. Uri still haunts Jesse and Cassandra, and Billy Clyde's resurrection has given Dixie nightmares. Find out what our columnist has to say about our favorite soap oprah, er, opera on this week's Two Scoops!
July 8, 2013
Soap operas are rich with history. To tell a good story, there is always a chance to include a little history without getting hopelessly stuck in the past. But those who forget soap history are often condemned. This week's Two Scoops looks at AMC past, present, and future.
July 15, 2013
Kendall is keeping a secret that could break Zach's heart -- and her own. That secret is also keeping Bianca away from her daughter. And will Angie turn to David when Jesse's secrets are exposed? It's no secret that lives are about to be changed in this week's Two Scoops.
July 22, 2013
Everything old is new again, and that's true of some All My Children storylines. While certain storylines may have been done before, they've never been done like this. Let the recycle vs. reinvention discussion begin in this week's Two Scoops.
July 29, 2013
There have been times when All My Children has strayed from its 'the great and the least' message. But lately, the show has been honoring Agnes Nixon's tales of hope, love, forgiveness, and the resiliency of the human spirit. It's time to look at the joy and the sorrow in this week's Two Scoops.
August 5, 2013
Does Billy Clyde Tuggle hold the key to unlocking Celia's memories, and has Evelyn been moonlighting to raise money to bid on Pete Cortlandt? How long will it take to vet a new police chief, and is JR spiralling towards another disastrous end in AMC's season finale? Let the bidding begin in this week's Two Scoops.
August 12, 2013
Three of Pine Valley's newest residents seem to suffer from the same affliction: a chronic bad attitude. Whether they are air-kissing lovers, handcuffing them to a chair, or mourning their loss, there is a cure for what ails them. Take Two Scoops -- it's just what the doctor ordered.
August 19, 2013
Have your backup sizzle reel at the ready and a pie nearby to smash into someone's cleavage or a pitcher of water to throw over someone's head. Then join Two Scoops at the Chandler Media Gala!
August 26, 2013
Has Adam's parenting ruined any chance of normalcy for JR and Colby? Should David be allowed to be a father to Oliver? Is Celia a serial killer? Who knew a soap could spawn such deep questions? We'll attempt to answer them -- with your help -- in this week's Two Scoops column.
September 2, 2013
One may be the loneliest number, but in Pine Valley, two is a lot of different things. From odd partners in crime like Colby and Opal to non-romantic supercouples like Zach and Myrtle, Pine Valley pairings are always entertaining. Get ready to for a 'couple' of observations in this week's Two Scoops, but be sure to heed the Skunk Crossing sign.
September 9, 2013
The first season of All My Children is now in the history books -- and what a finale. The stage is set for an explosive second season, but there are still some unanswered questions: Will Tad and Adam return? Who is Celia's guardian? And when did Dimitri get so horny? Its time to get in the mood for this week's Two Scoops.
Here we are at the end of season one. I'm not saying I'm going to hire Colby and Opal to unleash a skunk in your home or office if you don't read this season wrap-up Two Scoops, but I'm not saying I won't either. Maybe you should click the link to be on the safe side.
December 23, 2013
What a long, strange trip it's been, All My Children fans. Even though we've again been separated from our friends in Pine Valley, it's time to take a look back at all the things that deserve praise during AMC's grand online experience... in a new and improved Best of AMC 2013 Two Scoops column -- now with two times the cancellation.
December 30, 2013
We've come to the end of another year, and once again we're saying goodbye to All My Children. This week we take one last look back at the things that weren't quite successful on AMC in 2013. We're holding nothing back -- everything must go in what could be the last AMC Two Scoops column ever.

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