The Bold and the Beautiful Two Scoops Commentary (2018)

The Bold and the Beautiful opinion columns from 2018
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Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provide 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 calendar year.

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January 1, 2018
Spicy Spectras, guns aplenty, 30th anniversaries, and obsessions with buildings. 2017 was one for the record books, and Two Scoops' Mike is here to tell you what was most bold, most beautiful, and most everything else -- as only he can!
January 8, 2018
Katie peeped herself a blackmail goldmine, but could the bigger secret be that Bill rigged the paternity test? Should Liam be ashamed for leaving accident-prone Steffy alone on a cliff? Did Carter humiliate himself or give Maya something to think about? It's time to kick off 2018 with the first Two Scoops of the New Year.
January 15, 2018
Liam didn't have hope for the future, but Hope did! Hope Logan is back, and so is Two Scoops' Mike's yearly rundown of what he'd do with B&B. Feel the Force!
January 15, 2018
Liam didn't have hope for the future, but Hope did! Hope Logan is back, and so is Two Scoops' Mike's yearly rundown of what he'd do with B&B. Feel the Force!
January 22, 2018
The Los Angeles court is handing out annulments like all-you-can-eat pancakes. Sally wants to be first in line when Liam's is final, but Hope got the drop-ping on Sally. Bill granted Brooke an annulment, but will Ridge annul Bill entirely after learning Bill slept with Steffy?
January 29, 2018
Like a panel on your favorite cable news program, everyone had something to say about Steam's marriage. But is reaction to Still a slippery slope? Let's go to the Scoop Desk with Two Scoops' Mike!
February 5, 2018
Brooke and Ridge want to be marriage role models for Steffy and Liam? Don't laugh. They're serious, and in this week's Two Scoops column, there just happen to be at least three things Steam can learn from Bridge.
February 12, 2018
From horses to halted honeymoons, Brooke and Ridge have elevated weddings to an art form. But should this week's ceremony be their last? March down the aisle with Two Scoops' Mike!
February 19, 2018
The ghost of Liam and Hope's past relationship manifested in the present, but a Valentine's Day sonogram might have just cemented Liam's future with Steffy. Thorne aimed to turn Wyatt and Katie's relationship into a ghost of the past, but is a deleted text enough to kill Watie?
February 26, 2018
Good will flowed between rivals Ridge and Thorne, plus Hope and Steffy, while Watie waded back to each other. So why does Bill have a bullseye on his back? Go off half-cocked with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 5, 2018
The list of people who'd want to kill Bill just keeps getting longer. Bill desires to become Steffy's groom-to-be, but he is turning himself into a cadaver-to-be with each seething insult. Who will go for the golden gun and actually shoot Bill next week on B&B?
March 12, 2018
What goes around comes around, and this week, Dollar Bill Spencer found out what they say about payback, as the much-hated titan finally got his. But whodunit? Detective Mike is on the case in a special Two Scoops!
March 19, 2018
Murder board, murder board on the wall, who's the guiltiest of them all? Find out our picks for who is and isn't likely to be unveiled as Bill's attempted murderer, and will strangulation or a kiss awaken Bill this week on B&B?
March 26, 2018
Caroline stalked up, Bill woke up, and Ridge got locked up. Has justice been served, or is the L.A.P.D. actually no closer to knowing who tried to ice Bill? Explore the flavors with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 2, 2018
One has to be lovesick or psycho-sick for a shooting confession to spur within her declarations of love. Hope might be a little of both. She professed love for Liam amid his mental-breakdown shooting confession, but can Liam live happily ever after with Hope from a prison cell?
April 9, 2018
If you think provoking his son to almost kill him causes Bill to consult the man in the mirror and make that change, you are absolutely right. But it won't be the change you think! Let's scoop on how Bill's brush with death will make others wish he was in hell this week on B&B.
April 16, 2018
Hope and Steffy each wished the other would back off while Liam wished he hadn't popped his pop. But an unexpected visit fulfilled the wishes of many viewers! It's a twist Taylored to the return of Two Scoops' Mike!
April 23, 2018
Steffy heard a story about her mom so fantastic -- but did Bill's reaction bombastic cause a situation that's drastic? Sign the papers with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 30, 2018
As the Emmy crew unfurls the red carpet for its annual awards show, some viewers anticipate watching their faves win, and some are miffed the show won't be televised. If you're a soap fan, you might be asking, "Am I the only one that still cares about the Daytime Emmys?"
May 7, 2018
Everything old is new once more as the Leffy/Lope triangle makes a return for 2018 -- only this time, Dollar Bill has jumped ships. It's the bold and the rebooted with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 14, 2018
On B&B, Liam and Hope are back in the amazing race to the altar. Steffy threw up a cement-baby roadblock, but Hope and the wedding-planning Brooke plan to bulldoze the baby booties blocking Hope's path to happiness. Will Liam marry Hope, or will another Lope wedding bite the dust?
May 21, 2018
Everyone had opinions about Liam's love life, including former mudslingers Brooke and Taylor. But Wyatt's super hearing got him stuck between truth and tread! Shift into drive with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 28, 2018
Bill lives by the mantra "all is well that ends well," but for Steffy, all might be well simply because things didn't end well. Another Lope wedding falls flat, increasing Steffy's odds of reuniting with Liam, but is Wyatt's confession the curtain call for Bill's family?
June 4, 2018
Hope likely sensed her rushed wedding day was old and borrowed, but she wasn't the only one feeling blue, since the day ended with rival Steffy going into labor! Breathe through it with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 11, 2018
Steffy and Liam reunited to be a family again. Who, besides single-celled organisms, couldn't see that coming? Brooke, of course. Should Hope finally realize there's no hope for the future and get out of L.A., or should she wait around thirty years like Brooke did for Ridge?
June 18, 2018
Almost everyone deserves another shot. Katie got one from Thorne while her Watie tears were still warm. Emma got one after a she-bop to Zander's face. But gun-toting Sally literally tried to give one to a blameless Wyatt! Take aim with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 25, 2018
On B&B, Liam called to order polentas for his wedding, but Bill put Sanchez on speed dial just in case Steffy dares walk down the aisle as Liam's bride. Taylor shot Bill to protect her daughter, but after witnessing Taylor's breakdown, will Steffy leave Liam to save her mother?
July 2, 2018
Bill never stops acting like a suspect, and Hope suspected she was pregnant. But Sally, Pam, Maya, and Emma all did things that made us wonder who issued HFTF's cyber threat! Break out the magnifying glasses with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 9, 2018
The Fourth of July is supposed to be about freedom. After Bill set Steffy free, she was eager to lock Liam down in holy matrimony, but the pregnant Hope sentenced Liam to a lifetime of daddy duty first. Will Liam's new responsibilities and attention to Hope drive Steffy to Bill?
July 16, 2018
Hope and Steffy added fertilizer to their years-long rivalry, having both been fertilized by Liam. But newcomer Zoe's no English rose, leaving Sally to get pricked with a Thorne! Come garden with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 23, 2018
HFTF set out to prove that fringe is in during its preview, but fringe might just be out for viewers. A disaster is brewing for double-daddy-duty Liam. Will Bill prove Liam doesn't deserve Steffy, or will she have to see it for herself this week on B&B?
July 30, 2018
Everything old is new again. In this case, the old is Dan J Kroll -- the guy who started Soap Central back in the 1990s -- and the new is a brand new Two Scoops column. Find out what Dan really thinks about love triangles, newbies, and more in a one-week-only guest appearance. So, grab your... kitties... and get ready to talk about all things B&B.
August 6, 2018
Bill learned once again that he can lead a bride to the altar, but he can't make her commit. If Steffy won't accept her own arranged marriage, why does she think she can arrange Liam's engagement to Hope? In other news, Thorne once again invites in the crazy this week on B&B.
August 13, 2018
Steffy's invisible jet flew in circles around Liam and Hope while Zoe flung her magic lasso in Xander's direction. It ain't no Saturday morning cartoon -- it's the return of Two Scoops' Mike!
August 20, 2018
The express wedding planning train just left the station, and there's a crazy mama hen on the tracks who's ready to call the groom's cluck. Can Liam say vows to Hope in front of Steffy, or will he choke, causing Taylor to win in her impromptu game of wedding chicken?
August 27, 2018
The kids are all right, but the parents have some growing up to do since the first valid Lope wedding has been Hope and Steffy for the future, and Bridge and Tridge are stuck in the past! Gauge the generation gap with Two Scoops' Mike!
September 3, 2018
Hope overextends herself to make sure Liam and Steffy can co-parent Kelly. Katie takes extreme measures to control Bill's parenting -- or lack thereof. Is Hope's approach better, or will Hope wind up like her aunt, divorced and looking to the law to protect her child from Liam?
September 10, 2018
Come and knock on my door! B&B was about to "take a step that is new" until Leffy/Lope's kumbaya crapped out. Meanwhile, "down at our rendezvous," it was Katie/Thorne vs. Bill re: Will. Is any of this bold? Two Scoops' Mike is "waiting for you"!
September 17, 2018
Hope thinks Steffy pressed Ridge for the line funding as retribution for Hope getting Liam. Ridge wants Bill to suffer in the custody battle because of what Bill did to Steffy. On B&B, all is fair in love and payback, but will Ridge lose both if he keeps crossing his wife?
September 24, 2018
Sally got custody of a new gig while Zoe hoped to take custody of Xander from Emma. But Katie and Bill's battle over Will looks poised to turn into one big umbrella story! Stay dry with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of October 1, 2018)
October 1, 2018
Will's custody hearing got preempted by another hearing, but Katie and Thorne's wedding happened quicker than a ray of light. Is Korne vs. Bill unfolding too fast? Get up to speed with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of October 8, 2018)
October 8, 2018
Ridge cried tears of joy over Will's custody while Bill's tears were actually not crocodile. But Brooke nearly reduced the judge to tears after learning Ridge influenced him! Grab a Kleenex with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of October 15, 2018)
October 15, 2018
Ridge won the custody battle, but it might cost him in the war for Brooke's heart. Brooke is loyal to Ridge, but her loose lips threaten to sink her marriage ship. It's cleanup on aisle Ridge for Katie, who has to undo what she believes is right simply because Ridge did wrong.
B&B Two Scoops (Week of October 22, 2018)
October 22, 2018
Woo doggies! Pam and Charlie is finally gittin' hitched! But Sheriff Ridge done had enough o' Bill and rustled up Deputy Thorne ta run Big Bad Dollar offa Brooke's ranch! Saddle up with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of October 29, 2018)
October 29, 2018
Some accidents bring families together, and others have a destructive way of ripping families apart. Weddings and shared custody arrangements should be positive for families, but when jealousy rears its vengeful head, heirlooms and backbones become casualties, this week on B&B.
B&B Two Scoops (Week of November 5, 2018)
November 5, 2018
Delicious Donna picked quite the time to come back -- frenemy Pam is tangling with Quinn and former stock buyer Bill is locking horns with Ridge. Are we about to do another relationship tango? Olé with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of November 12, 2018)
November 12, 2018
Honey doesn't go bad, but exes can sour a good thing in the present. Eric, Xander, and Brooke try to maintain ties to their sexy exes. Some never miss their honey until their plastic bears run dry. Others just need to drain the bear and move on, this week on B&B.
B&B Two Scoops (Week of November 19, 2018)
November 19, 2018
Once-crazy Pam recruited Donna for her newfound battle against crazy Quinn. But Ridge and Bill's finger-pointing meant they were more alike than different! Hit the hypocrisy with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of November 26, 2018)
November 26, 2018
It's Thanksgiving at the mansion, but there was no room at the table for Bill despite the mercy he showed the Forresters. Bill must play "say something nice to the person on the right" in a mirror because the Forresters kicked him to the left on the most gracious day of the year.
B&B Two Scoops (Week of December 3, 2018)
December 3, 2018
This week, Zoe got a father, but mother Taylor came back to put Liam, Bill, Hope, and Brooke on blast! Only question: why is the former normal shrink cray-cray? Lie down on the couch with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of December 10, 2018)
December 10, 2018
Hope thinks Taylor will hurt her or Brooke. Bill says Taylor only has ire for him. Brooke and Liam fear Kelly will somehow be hurt. Steffy and Ridge don't even see Taylor as an issue. Whose baby will be hurt by Taylor's incessant vendettas? Hope's, Steffy's, Brooke's, or her own?
B&B Two Scoops (Week of December 17, 2018)
December 17, 2018
Someone call U-Haul, because Taylor has a lot of moving going on! First, Reese busted a move on the shrinking shrink. Then the Tay-Tay got to stay-stay with Steffy! Does Taylor's identity crisis tale have an identity? Go superego id with Two Scoops' Mike!
B&B Two Scoops (Week of December 24, 2018)
December 24, 2018
Ho! Ho! Ho! T'is the season to be jolly. Two Scoops reviews all the year-long folly on the Bold and the Beautiful. Let's get two scoops deep into the best, the worst, and oh-so-awkward things our L.A. faves got into in 2018.
B&B Two Scoops (Week of December 31, 2018)
December 31, 2018
In 2018, a notorious triangle rose from the dead, one of B&B's sanest characters came back insane, and interns ran amok at Forrester. And then there's Bill, Bill, Bill! Binge on what was most bold, most beautiful, and most everything else according to Two Scoops' Mike!
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