They say love makes the world go 'round, and if that's the case, then The Bold of the Beautiful is about to send the globe spinning! The CBS soap opera just announced its next batch of throwback episodes, and the theme is "Love Conquers All." The five romantic episodes will feature breathtakingly beautiful moments between some of the show's most loved couples from recent years.
Check out the detailed descriptions of each throwback 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 29, 2020: Episode 6889 (Original Airdate: August 13, 2014)
With the splendor of the port of Monte Carlo as their backdrop, Wyatt (Darin Brooks) convinces Hope (then played by Kim Matula) that his brother has made his feelings for her clear. Hope agrees to take a leap of faith and marry Wyatt in an impulsive, romantic ceremony aboard the Stella Maris. In Paris with Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer) on business, Liam (Scott Clifton) worries that Hope is with Wyatt and is devastated when he receives a call from Bill (Don Diamont), confirming his worst nightmare.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020: Episode 7140 (Original Airdate: August 12, 2015)
Despite her father's angry confrontation and departure, Maya (Karla Mosley) tells her mother, Vivian (Anna Maria Horsford), that she and Rick (Jacob Young) will proceed with their wedding. In a poignant and heartfelt ceremony officiated by Maya's friend Nick (Scott Turner Schofield), with themes of inclusivity, life, love, and the pursuit of happiness, Maya and Rick exchange vows, becoming Mr. and Mrs. Eric "Rick" Forrester Jr. in front of family and friends. Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) urges Wyatt (Brooks) to have Ivy (Brewer) stop speaking about Aly's death, while Ivy shows Steffy's brother, Thomas (then played by Pierson Fodé), proof that Steffy was involved in Aly's "accident."
Rick and Maya's wedding made broadcast television history, as it was the first wedding between a transgender character and a cisgender (a person whose sense of personal identity and gender corresponds with their birth gender)/heterosexual character in primetime or daytime.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020: Episode 7163 (Original Airdate: September 14, 2015)
Thomas (Fodé) is stunned to learn that his father, Ridge (Kaye), and Caroline (Lindsey Godfrey) have moved up their wedding, and it is happening that day. Nicole (Reign Edwards) tries to comfort Thomas, who is visibly distracted by this news, and in return, receives a kiss. In a simple and elegant outdoor ocean-side ceremony, and completely alone, Ridge and Caroline make a commitment and express their love to one another before pronouncing themselves husband and wife. Liam (Clifton) and Wyatt (Brooks) intervene when Steffy (MacInnes Wood) fires Ivy (Brewer) and has her removed by security from Forrester Creations.
Thursday, July 2, 2020: Episode 7427 (Original Airdate: September 26, 2016)
Eric (original cast member John McCook) and Quinn (Rena Sofer) are heartbroken by the disrespect and dishonor that his family has shown him on their wedding day. To ease his pain, Quinn makes a sacrifice and suggests to Eric that he doesn't have to marry her. Meanwhile, Eric's family is sad that they are not there for their patriarch, but Eric's son Ridge (Kaye) is convinced that Eric will call off the wedding when he realizes that they aren't present. When the group begins to question their decision, Ridge becomes even more adamant that boycotting the wedding is the right thing to do. Quinn and Eric are thankful for their lone loyal supporter, Ivy (Brewer). In a beautiful ceremony at Forrester Mansion, officiated by Reverend Murphy (Perez Hilton), Quinn and Eric become Mr. and Mrs. Eric Forrester.
Friday, July 3, 2020: Episode 7874 (Original Airdate: July 4, 2018)
At Forrester Creations, Maya (Karla Mosley) explains her frustration with Hope and her line to Liam (Clifton), Thorne (Ingo Rademacher), and Xander(Adain Bradley). Steffy (MacInnes Wood) shares the news with Ridge (Kaye) that she is ready to marry Liam (Clifton). Sally (Courtney Hope) decorates their place for the Fourth of July while venting about Hope, but Wyatt (Brooks) wants her to have more faith and believes that she will win Hope's friendship in no time. Brooke (original cast member Katherine Kelly Lang) encourages Hope (Annika Noelle) to share her good news with Liam. With the Fourth of July fireworks shining brightly in the sky, Hope tells Liam (Clifton) that she is pregnant with his child.
The Bold and the Beautiful has been airing classic episodes since April 27, when the soap ran out of new, pre-COVID-19-filmed episodes. In order to keep things exciting for the viewers, it has been presenting the throwback episodes via theme weeks filled with long-lost cherished characters, epic adventures, and classic moments.
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-airing of the soap's very first episode followed by moments fans voted for. Its eight week, which kicked off on June 15, was dedicated to fun crossover moments with its sister soap, Y&R. Its most recent week of throwback episodes, which began June 22, celebrated that the Daytime Emmy Awards are on June 26 and featured some of B&B's Emmy-winning moments.
Soap Central will be providing recaps for all of the classic B&B episodes that 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.
As Soap Central previously reported, B&B began filming again the week of June 15 with the aim of bringing viewers new material as soon as mid-July. However, the soap pushed pause on its production plans just one day into filming in order to facilitate better COVID testing methods. B&B resumed production again on Wednesday, June 24.
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