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The Bold and the Beautiful opinion columns from 2019
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 The Bold and the Beautiful in the 2020 calendar year.
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January 6, 2020
Thomas proved just what a madman he really is by dubbing himself Liam's executioner. Somebody might become Thomas' next''roadkill'' unless B&B families change course in the new year. Let's get two scoops deep into what we wish these characters would do in 2020 besides obsessing about Hope and Thomas.
January 13, 2020
Like the actual universe, infinite numbers of things can happen in the soap universe. Unless you're B&B, which seems to be stuck in a causality loop with Thomas continually providing the Big Bang. Get 2020 vision with Two Scoops' Mike!
January 20, 2020
From smacks to kisses, the week was delicious. The characters were on parade as we finally saw more of the cast. The Spencer boys smooched their exes. Katie declared family peace, and Quinn and Brooke declared family war. Can somebody please tell Brooke that Queen Stephanie is dead? Long live Queen Quinn on The Bold and the Beautiful.
January 27, 2020
What do you do when The Bold and the Beautiful is only shown once per week? Well, other than cry. You take a look back at how some B&B characters have just not learned from the past... in and old and new Two Scoops.
February 3, 2020
Katie was a riot when she spoke about bouncing back from a breakup and being friends with an ex. She can tell that one to the booze bottle she fell into during her breakup with Bill. Or tell it to Quinn, who poured out a little liquor for Eric's ex and homie, Brooke. Moving in isn't moving on for Steffy's ''friend'' Liam, and the pity really ain't pretty for a budding friendship between Sally and Wyatt. Get the two scoops on why exes can't be friends on The Bold and the Beautiful.
February 10, 2020
Brooke is suddenly convinced Quinn is a plague on the Forrester family, not knowing Quinn slipped her some bad medicine. Yet Sally may be the one with an actual sickness! Take two aspirins and call Two Scoops' Mike!
February 17, 2020
Wyatt cares for Sally but won't marry her. Hope's heart aches for Douglas, but she won't marry his father. Liam longs to protect Hope but hasn't tried to reconcile with her. Brooke and Ridge desire to reunite, but they can't compromise about Thomas. Here are the two scoops on what our Los Angeles faves won't do for love this Valentine's week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
February 24, 2020
Sally is dying, but ain't nobody got time for that! Not when Thomas has everyone but Brooke and Liam under his thumb and even has Douglas playing wedding planner! Should Tom hitchhike outta L.A.? Go thumbs-up or thumbs-down with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 2, 2020
Fake love blooms for Zoe and Sally. These women think their dreams are coming true, but their men really have eyes for other women. Is Thomas wrong to lead Zoe on if it means his son can have a family? Is Wyatt wrong to pledge his life to Sally, knowing that he'll be off the hook in a few weeks? Get the two scoops on the trouble with deceit this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
March 9, 2020
Sally's past her expiration date as Felony Flo's halo shines on. But it looks like Steffy is the cause of death for Thomas using Zoe and Douglas to get Hope! Dig the grave situation with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 16, 2020
The wedding was the groom's sham, but the brides pulled off the ultimate ambush. Exposing Thomas felt good for a moment, but here are the two scoops on the hypocrites who have no room to shame Thomas and on the one who will really suffer from the shakedown of the groom.
March 23, 2020
For B&B's 33rd anniversary, Bridge reunited, but Lope outdid them with a reunion wedding. Meanwhile, Quinn took advantage of Brooke's Brill-iant moment, but Sally even out-Quinned Quinn by pulling a Caroline on Quinn's son! Get lucky with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 30, 2020
How many Logans does it take to blow up Bridge? Three. Two blonde sisters who don't know the difference between delete and reset and one brunette sister who can't even muster adequate outrage at Brooke and Bill for their inability to resist each other. Brill was a match made in hell that Katie probably wishes she'd never been dying to make. Brill's bond will likely lead to the end of Batie and Bridge as the ''framed'' kiss resets relationships on the Bold and the Beautiful.
April 6, 2020
Upon finding out that Brill locked lips again, Katie folded and Ridge played his hand with Shauna. Meanwhile, Sally literally put on a poker face so her bluff against Flo would pay off! Sweeten the pot with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 13, 2020
Brooke and Sally are finding their destiny on life support. Katie isn't ready to forgive, and Bill showed up for Brooke's friendship crumbs. Shauna's mama says the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but here are the two scoops on why Flo and her ''kindness'' and Shauna and her video are giving everybody's destinies indigestion this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
April 20, 2020
Ridge partied hearty with Shauna in Sin City, only to mysteriously take his sins home to Brooke. Meanwhile, Sally may be getting more than change of address cards from Wyatt now that Flo is on her case! Take a gamble with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 27, 2020
The week's cliffhanger left Flo down and viewers wondering if she was out for the count after Penny's bungling effort to silence her. Bill is down romantically, but he refuses to be counted out of Katie's life. Here are the two scoops on why Sally and Bill should tap out before they get knocked out of Wyatt and Katie's lives.
May 4, 2020
Imagine a plot twist even the most over-the-top soap couldn't conceive -- we actually run out of shows because of a worldwide pandemic. How to compensate? Treat viewers to a walk down the aisle of classic wedding memories with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 11, 2020
Weddings are big business in L.A., but so is divorce. Like Mama said, marriage is like a candy bar: sometimes you feel like putting up with a nut; sometimes you don't. When you don't, it's cheaper to cancel it before you legalize it. Let's scoop on how last week's featured unions ended and revisit five epic wedding altar breakups that saved the couples hefty divorce bills.
May 18, 2020
Once upon a time, a college student from Sherman Oaks married (and married, and married) into the rich Forrester fashion dynasty, and the rest is steamy, scandalous history. Explore it all with Two Scoops' Mike as B&B revisits some of Brooke Logan's classic moments!
May 25, 2020
Great news, Scoopers! The Bold and the Beautiful announced that it will tentatively resume filming sometime in June. As speculation mounts about storylines and production, get the two scoops on five things we can kiss goodbye about our favorite show and three simple fixes B&B can undertake to make a remarkable comeback this fall.
June 1, 2020
If you're of the bold and beautiful persuasion, you don't settle your scores with words. And if chlorine and baked goods don't work, you whip out the guns and fire pokers! Put on your gloves to engage in this latest theme week with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 8, 2020
Steffy Forrester can bring home the tofu bacon. She can fry it up in a pan, but will she ever get her own man? As Jacqueline MacInnes Wood celebrates twelve years on the Bold and the Beautiful, get the two scoops on what makes Steffy a kick-ass mother, fighter, and business tycoon bound to find real love.
June 15, 2020
On your marks...get set? News abounds that soaps will be able to begin filming new episodes this coming week. How should the Forresters, Logans, Spencers, etc., roll when the cameras roll, and should real life peek in to explain new shooting parameters? Tune in to the broadcast happening inside the mind of Two Scoops' Mike!
June 22, 2020
It's Emmys week, Scoopers! As you wait to see if Katherine Kelly Lang finally snags that leading lady award or if Heather Tom will continue to rack up victories, get the two scoops on the jaw-dropping performances B&B left on the Emmy cutting room floor in 2019. We'll also pick 2020 Emmy-worthy scenes so far this year.
June 29, 2020
B&B's newest week of encore presentations will be filled with episodes featuring passion and high romance. But is romance in the eye of the beholder? Check out which couples and scenes dance in the eyes of the beholder known as Two Scoops' Mike!
July 6, 2020
The Bold and the Beautiful's recent Emmy wins remind us that it takes skillful writing and talented actors to pull a soap together. It also takes larger-than-life characters with rich histories for actors to draw upon. In honor of Heather Tom's recent Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actress, we're lauding Katie Logan for three traits that make her an Emmy-winning character to portray.
July 13, 2020
While the coming week of encore presentations will focus on summer escapes, new episodes are on the way with interesting COVID workarounds. And one Forrester heiress will be getting a long-awaited dose of Vitamin Love! Rediscover Steffy's romances with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 20, 2020
Finally! The Bold and the Beautiful is back with unseen episodes! Get the two scoops on the week's new shows and new hires, and we predict where postponed storylines are headed as our favorite soap heats up just in time for the dog days of summer.
July 27, 2020
After a forced three-month break because of COVID-19, B&B came roaring back, wrapping up Sally's ''I'm dying'' scam with Steffy literally retracing her steps from 2013 to kick off a new era. Was it all worth the wait? Kick it into overdrive with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 3, 2020
A bike accident, fake permission to impregnate, and kicked-in doors. We've seen it before, but were these plots better the first or second time around? Get the two scoops on how some old plots got new tread, and let's talk about how Steffy's pain might lead her to keep something -- and someone -- close to her bedside on The Bold and the Beautiful.
August 10, 2020
Sally got more comeuppance than most B&B wrongdoers, being thrown under the bus to prop Flatt and then receiving a pink slip. But Steffy got a new crush, and Ridge got a second marriage certificate! Sign on the dotted line with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 17, 2020
Ridge claims his new bride is just paperwork, but we'll tell you why the new marriage can't possibly be legal even though Carter filed Brooke and Ridge's divorce and an officiant pronounced Ridge and Shauna man and wife. Plus, Dr. Anytime makes Steffy feel no pain in his presence. Get the two scoops on how Vinny, not Liam, could be the bane of Steffy's new romance.
August 24, 2020
Steffy gambled on more painkillers while Brooke took another gamble on Ridge. But Quinn was ready to bet it all as she loaded the dice in Shauna's favor! Get lucky with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 31, 2020
This week, the eavesdropping virus is back, and it aided Quinn in taking down two supercouples in one blow. After years of witnessing Bridge and Batie flip-flopping, viewers have either lost interest or are afraid to root for the volatile couplings. Here are the two scoops on why rooting for rama-lama- ding-dong Shauna is a dead end, too, on The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 7, 2020
Brooke and Ridge's misunderstandings reached high school levels, while Steffy's growing addiction made the grade, and Zarter's first date made the honor roll! Do your homework with Two Scoops' Mike!
September 14, 2020
Everyone's addicted to something. Steffy is overly reliant on pills. Bill clowns himself for Brooke. Quinn is doped up on a vendetta. Ridge is strung-out on his abhorrence for Bill. These are just the tip of the dependency-berg. Get the two scoops on why harboring addictions ain't the way to start relationships, reconcile broken ones, or maintain marriages on the Bold and the Beautiful.
September 21, 2020
Bridge knocked themselves out with their hemming and hawing over their relationship while Zoe and Carter got a dose of the same love drug Steffy and Finn did -- until Steffy learned that you get what you pay for! Take a capsule with Two Scoops' Mike!
September 28, 2020
''Tick, tick, tick ---- Eughhhhhhh!'' Those are the sounds that best describe Steffy's painkiller storyline as one roller-coaster day careened from love in the morning to a knife assault in the afternoon. Get the two scoops on how Steffy might be flailing from a bad high, but when Liam tries to play ''father knows best,'' it turns into ''ex does the worst'' this week on The Bold and the Beautiful.
October 5, 2020
With help from Liam, Finn, and Ridge, Steffy pulled herself out of the Egyptian river of ''de-NILE'' she was in about her instant pill popping. Yet Ridge was the one in full denial about Shauna, and Quinn was high on her vendetta against Brooke! Get free with Two Scoops' Mike!
October 12, 2020
Bridge is reunited -- Blah, blah, blah. We expected Brooke to win, Shauna to whine, and Quinn to walk. What we didn't expect was for Zoe to grab a shovel when Zende returned home single! Get the two scoops on how Zarter became dead upon Zende's arrival and why the phone-it-in bride story wasn't worth the divorce decree it was based upon on The Bold and the Beautiful.
October 19, 2020
Hindsight is 20/20. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. They don't make 'em like they used to. You can't always get what you want. There are all sorts of folksy sayings that we turn to in order to justify why we feel a certain way. Is Brooke really the love of Ridge's life? Did Zende always have so much swagger? Is B&B's attempt to be more inclusive something the show is committed to doing long-term? Those are some of the topics in this week's Two Scoops commentary.
October 26, 2020
God creates man. Man creates mannequin. Mannequin becomes God. God destroys Thomas. B&B was so preoccupied with whether or not it could, it didn't stop to think if it should. Now ''Chucky Hope'' is alive! Let's scoop on the ''L'' bombs dropped by Finn, Steffy, and Carter, and find out whether it's best to have the one you love or love the doll you're with this week on B&B.
November 2, 2020
Carter may have to share Zoe with Zende, and Finn might have to share Steffy with Liam's overprotectiveness. But Thomas has a new love he doesn't have to share with anybody! Get crazy in time for Halloween with Two Scoops' Mike!
November 9, 2020
Paris unwittingly wound up in a romantic contest with her sister, Zoe. Shauna bested Quinn out of her own home. Baby daddy Liam roamed free at the cliff house but warned Thomas to learn his place. Three's a crowd, but Zoe, Quinn, and Manne-Hope intend to put the competition in its place on The Bold and the Beautiful.
November 16, 2020
Carter invited friends and a prospective bride-to-be over for hangtime, but Thomas' dinner guest had murder on the menu! Get dolled up with Two Scoops' Mike!
November 23, 2020
Hope is desperate to believe in Thomas for Douglas' sake, but Thomas wrestled with his sanity after the mannequin took on a life of its own. Someone might burn in hell after Shauna swore on Flo's life that she didn't want Eric. Trust is on the line, but here are the two scoops on why my money is on Thomas and Quinn this week on The Bold and the Beautiful.