Looking back at the stories this past year on "As the World Turns," one thing is clear. The writers weren't afraid to take chances. Emily became a hooker. Alison became a porn star. Lily became a pill addict. Paul got a psychic gift. Adam turned into a sleaze. Luke came out of the closet and got a boyfriend. Casey went to prison. And everyone in town went baby crazy.
Some of those risks paid off. Others became a reason to hit the fast-forward button. Here's a rundown of my picks for the best and worst of 2007.