It's always interesting to see our favorite soap opera characters pop up on other daytime dramas, so it's exciting to announce that The Bold and the Beautiful's next theme week will be bringing viewers some of its best crossover moments. Titled "Bold Gets Restless," the upcoming collection of five episodes will feature appearances by stars and characters from the CBS soap's wildly popular sister show, The Young and the Restless.
Check out the detailed descriptions of each throwback B&B/Y&R crossover episode below, and don't forget to let us know what you think in the Comments section at the end of the article.
Monday, June 15: Episode 1662 (Original Air Date: November 3, 1993)
Upon learning that Sheila (Kimberlin Brown) was alive, Lauren (Tracey Bregman) persuaded her husband, Scott Grainger (Peter Barton), to vacation with her on the romantic island of Santa Catalina, where Sheila had gone to repair her marriage with Eric (original cast member John McCook). Lauren silently vowed to confront Sheila about her misdeeds in front of Eric and Scott. Ridge (then played by Ronn Moss) antagonized Connor (Scott Thompson Baker) before surprising Brooke (original cast member Katherine Kelly Lang) with an impromptu fashion show of the men's line they were about to debut.
Tuesday, June 16: Episode 2972 (Original Air Date: January 28, 1999)
Brooke used Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) to make Ridge jealous during a business dinner. Taylor (Hunter Tylo) attempted to take her husband Ridge's attention off of Brooke and Victor, to no avail. At his wit's end after seeing Victor kiss Brooke, Ridge rushed to their table and demanded that Victor immediately return to Genoa City. As Victor and Ridge faced off, an embarrassed Taylor intervened while Brooke gloated at the success of her plan.
Wednesday, June 17: Episode 4672 (Original Air Date: November 1, 2005)
Katherine Chancellor (the late Jeanne Cooper) arrived in Los Angeles and gave important news about the "Stephanie Douglas Trust" that rocked Stephanie's (Susan Flannery) world. Having manipulated a divorce from Stephanie to be with Brooke, Eric was stunned to learn that the Trust was not in the company safe where he and his longtime lawyer Jonathan (the late Joseph Campanella) had kept it. Nick (Jack Wagner) demanded the truth from Brooke about her marriage to Eric.
Thursday, June 18: Episode 2951 (Original Air Date: December 24, 1998)
Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) accepted the Forrester family's invitation to meet them at their office to discuss a new business proposition. To Brooke's annoyance, Ridge (then played by Ronn Moss) anxiously moved through the meeting, worried that he would not be able to keep his promise to Taylor to attend the party that Dr. Pierce Peterson (Paul Satterfield, Jr.) was throwing in her honor. As Eric (McCook), Ridge, Brooke, and Thorne (Winsor Harmon) proposed a Jabot and Forrester collaboration to Jack, Sally (the late Darlene Conley) and Darla (Schae Harrison) crashed the gala and saw Macy (Bobbie Eakes). Separately, Stephanie convinced Dr. James Warrick (Ian Buchannan) to crash the party with her, as she was convinced that Pierce had romantic intentions toward her daughter-in-law Taylor.
Friday, June 19, 2020: Episode 5153 (Original Air Date: September 26, 2007)
Brooke turned to Nick to complain that Ridge had become engaged to Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) when Ridge should be with her. Nick, who was married to Taylor, attempted to have Brooke see that she should move on with her life. Rick (then played by Kyle Lowder) unsuccessfully flirted with his ex Ashley while telling her to watch out for his mother, Brooke, in regards to Ridge. Unswayed by Nick's words, Brooke confronted Ashley and warned her that Ridge always returned to her, that they were destined to be together.
Both The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless have been airing classic episodes since April 27, when the shows ran out of new, pre-COVID-19-filmed episodes. In order to keep things exciting for the viewers, B&B and Y&R announced that they would be presenting the throwback episodes via theme weeks filled with long-lost cherished characters, epic adventures, and classic moments. At this time, it's unclear when soap operas will resume production and bring new material to viewers, but they've been given the all-clear and could start filming again this week.
B&B's first theme week kicked off on Monday, April 27, and was dedicated to some of the soap's most luxurious location shoots. Its second theme week kicked off on Monday, May 4, and celebrated some of its most epic weddings. The show's third week began on Monday, May 11, and celebrated some of the show's best fashion moments. Its fourth week started on May 18 and was dedicated to original character Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang). Its fifth week of themed episodes started on May 25 and featured some of the show's most special guest stars, while its sixth week began on June 1 and featured classic rivalries. Its seventh week, which kicked off on Monday, June 8, saw a re-air of the soap's very first episode followed by special moments fans voted for.
Soap Central will be providing recaps for all of the newly aired classic B&B episodes that originally aired before the Internet Age, and you can read them in our Daily Recaps Archives. That's also the place to check out recaps for any soap opera episode that has aired between 1996 and the present day.
What do you think about B&B dedicating a week to Y&R crossover moments? Which episode are you most looking forward to watching? What themes would you like to see the soap opera air in the future? We want to hear from you -- and there are many ways you can share your thoughts.