Days of our Lives Two Scoops Commentary (2021)
Days of our Lives opinion columns from 2021
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 Days of our Lives in the calendar year.
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January 4, 2021
Does Gwen have more strings left to pull? If so, how long will she be able to keep Chad on the hook? And do you think Charlie could be redeemed, or is he too far gone? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
January 11, 2021
From the paranoid to the poisoned to a postpartum nightmare, life in Salem, USA, is problematic! In fact, it's downright disastrous, but at least we have each other, right? So, let's burn some sage, seek Abigail on Gwen, steer clear of Charlie, and attempt to solve a kidnapping squared in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
January 18, 2021
From heartbreakers to heartache to, well, more misery, things are certainly tragic in Salem right now, and it's spectacular! Yep, it's a good time to be a DAYS fan. So, let's dive into the despair and chaos in this week's random Two Scoops!
January 25, 2021
Do Charlie and Gwen deserve any sympathy? Can we have two identical storylines play out at the same time? And is Xander getting closer to being the Salem PD's most helpful citizen? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
February 1, 2021
Hey-la, hey-la, Ciara's back! And she's in big trouble. Plus, should Original Recipe Kristen return to cook up chaos in Salem? Let's discuss that and all the Sweeptastic setups in this week's Two Scoops!
February 8, 2021
Now that the truth is out, is Gwen or Laura to blame? Will Eli and Lani be dazzled with the new Vivian? And is Chloe Salem's most eligible bachelorette? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
February 15, 2021
You may have blinked and missed the ending of a few storylines while one doctor got desked to death, and apparently that's sending lasting shockwaves throughout Salem and beyond. Though, should it? Let's slow our rolls a bit, grab some Valentine's candies, and discuss DAYS in this week's heart-shaped Two Scoops!
February 22, 2021
Are Charlie's #DAYS numbered? Could Tripp be the witness that makes Allie's case? And did Gwen murder Laura? Let's discuss all the crimes in this edition of Two Scoops!
March 1, 2021
Charlie's dead! In the living room. With the gun. But who is the culprit? The REAL culprit!? All signs point to a certain Mrs. Brady-DiMera, but is Sami Gene just a red herring? I didn't do it. I was in the hall. I know because I was there. But where were you when the dirty deed was done!? Let's sort out the suspects and get a clue in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
March 8, 2021
Will Anna free Gwen? Who's going to bust Kristen first? And is Sami covering for someone else who shot Charlie? Let's talk about all the crimes in this edition of Two Scoops!
March 15, 2021
Take one down and pass it around, 56 bottles of wine in the cellar! Some storylines are a glass half full while others are certainly half empty. Whether it's a nice Merlot or you want to forgo the simple grape altogether and grab some Champagne, ouzo, or Scotch, it's time to celebrate (and commiserate) in this week's soused DAYS Two Scoops!
March 22, 2021
Finn got a child-to-be and a bride-to-be all in the same day, while said news spread through Los Angeles. But should the future Mrs. Finnegan know more about what's in her man's doctor bag? Set an appointment with Two Scoops Mike!
March 29, 2021
Sometimes lemons need to be turned into lemonade. Sometimes frowns need to be turned upside down. And sometimes the biggest storyline shocker can be simply a happy ending! So, let's celebrate with Eli, Lani, and the rest of the family at St. Luke's in this week's DAYS double-dipping Two Scoops!
April 5, 2021
Could Charlie's death have been an accident? Does Chanel have a case against Pauline? And is Theo the bad guy? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
April 12, 2021
Sometimes Salem serves up scrumptious spreads. Other times, we're left with a sour taste in our mouths as we feast on scraps. What was on the menu last week? Grab a dish, and let's taste test some food for thought in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
April 19, 2021
Is John going to cover for someone? Are you rooting for Philip and Gabi? And is Lumi the most entertaining couple in Salem right now? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
April 26, 2021
We've learned the "Who" part of Salem's latest "whodunnit," but we're still waiting to learn why she, um, dunnit! Let's look at Jan's latest looniness as well as the chaos Kristen's continuing to cause, some spring flings that may heat up soon, and why nobody's looking for Hope. Let's grab a glass and head to Salem in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
May 3, 2021
Could Tripp and Allie be more than friends? Will Theo come to regret his decisions? And, if a tree falls in the forest, but Kristen didn't wear a mask, does anyone notice it? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
May 10, 2021
The DiMera stairs! A devious, delusional killer! A dirty doctor!? Dangerous drivers! Nope. It doesn't take Celeste or Susan to predict that Salem isn't for the faint of heart this May Sweeps. Let's grab a drink to toast to the delicious, diabolical dangerousness of it all in this week's Two Scoops!
May 17, 2021
In the history of good speeches, did we just get three of the best in one week on DAYS? Will any of them come true? And who is due to give one next? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
May 24, 2021
It was a friend-filled Sweeps week in Salem (sort of)! Lani reunited with her bestie, Kristen. Jan jolted Claire by stopping by. Sami and Lucas hilarity ensued! And Gabi gave some good advice to her frien -- frenemies. So, let's dig out those bracelets that Eric and Jennifer made us once upon a time ago and have a friendly little chitchat in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
May 31, 2021
Did you ever think Brady would wise up? Will Claire and Chloe team up? And is Xander the worst blackmailer Salem's ever seen? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
June 7, 2021
Comas and cookies and Clyde, oh my! It may have been a short, post-Sweeps week in Salem, but storylines wrapped up and amped up. So, let's track down some sweet bits to nibble on and talk all about DAYS in this week's (hopefully) wunderbar Two Scoops!
June 14, 2021
Are you excited to see E.J. back in Salem? Has Nicole been cheating with Rafe this whole time? And is Lani the wrong person to try to steal a man from? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
June 21, 2021
Though DiMera pride is flying high, a not-so-civil war is brewing in the boardroom. Will Jake be a true underdog story as three of his brother's wage war on him, or is he a sitting duck!? Let's grab a glass of limoncello, snuggle up to Stefano's portrait, and discuss all the DiMera drama (and more) in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
June 28, 2021
How are you feeling about Ejami? What family tree would you like to see explained next? And are Gwen and Xander on an upswing? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
July 5, 2021
Ka-ching! The sales come first, and the truths come second in Salem, as greed and gumption paved the way for power plays. The DiMera dynasty dons a duo of CEOS while a jilted Jake felt Kate's wrath! Plus, Paulina's plan could pulverize the city as we know it! So, let's inset our biggest shoulder pads, tease our hair until it cries, and get ready for big business battles in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
July 12, 2021
Who will end up with Kristen's letter next? Did you buy Brady's feelings for Chloe? And if Rafe and Ava are doomed, who should Ava end up with? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
July 19, 2021
Even Downtown Julie Brown couldn't introduce all the funky, random beats at Club Salem last week! Congo roads took Eric home. Nicole was walking on sunshine, but the rain came again. Ciara thought this s--t was bananas, but Ben remained hopelessly devoted. Phil and Brady both think the doggone girl is mine. Can Allie get over all the things she said? Julie believes Xander is unbelievable! Abe was crying a river. And Auntie P was kicked out for bad behavior! So, get on your S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night best because we're going to dance and have some fun in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
July 26, 2021
If you thought Eric and Nicole's anniversary interruptus was a blast, wait until the afterparty! The unmerry married couple imploded. E.J.'s about to burst! Claire conned with a Hofstetter while Ben pulled a Zbornak, all of which made Ciara's head want to explode. And most of it's "to be continued!" So, let's celebrate all of Salem's explosive encounters and Olympic-sized cliffhangers in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
August 2, 2021
With the breaking news that DAYS is going "Beyond Salem," two Two Scoopers have teamed up to share a few suggestions of their own. Julie jumping through time with Loki!? Brady and Xander bonding "buddy movie" style!? A dream job for Lucas? Revenge for E.J.!? Nicole to Sunset Beach!? Pack your bags and get ready to go to Salem and beyond in this week's Special Edition DAYS Two Scoops!
August 9, 2021
Break out your fedoras and trench coats because it's time to play detective! We need your help solving some Salem mysteries. So, get ready to sleuth in this week's Special Edition DAYS Two Scoops!
August 16, 2021
Is it time to redefine the parameters of romance? Is there ever a reason to cheat? And just what's going to happen now to Ben and Ciara? Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops.
August 23, 2021
Did you love Ciara and Ben's wedding? Is Johnny headed for success or failure? And is Nicole's relationship with Rafe worse than her indiscretion with Xander? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
August 30, 2021
Love (and lust) was blooming in Salem last week! Though, while some relationships flourished, others began to wilt. Even worse, some thought they were sitting pretty but are about to be turned into mulch! Let's see what's growing and withering in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
September 6, 2021
Are Allie and Johnny in for the biggest reveal of their lives? Can Nicole and Rafe really pull this off? And should Chloe dump the chumps for a dating app?
September 13, 2021
Move over, Thanos. The best quest for jewels now belongs to DAYS! From Alamainia to Zurich, Salemites scrambled to save the world. Meanwhile, back home, things were as crazy as ever with suspicious behavior, a crashed wedding, and murder...ish! Let's pour ourselves a cold one while we unpack what happened in Salem and beyond in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
September 20, 2021
Did you suspect Doug was ill? Is Johnny driven or clueless? And should someone be sending out the search party for Sami by now?
September 27, 2021
As Salemites recounted the twisted tale of Marlena's possession, Doug had a helluva time declaring that Doc Evans is the devil once more! Will he get the word out, or will Satan slay him? Plus, Roman and Philip get romantic, Jack and Abby get apologetic, and Xander and Gwen become (even more) problematic. Let's turn on the lights and discuss the details in this week's devilish DAYS Two Scoops!
October 11, 2021
The devil's working double time to ensure Marlena's truly his once again while the rest of Salem seems to be under a spell, as well, as craziness ensued! Philip's acting bonkers. Justin's acting shady. And Abigail just wants to act. It's lunacy! So, let's get a little nuts in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
October 18, 2021
Are you still torn on how to enjoy the possession storyline? Would it help if it was actually a mystery storyline? And is Ava Vitali on her way to getting to say, "I told you so"? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
October 25, 2021
Satan's having a hell of a time in Salem! It's a harrowing hoot. Though not everyone is laughing, as Abe's anxious loved ones are downright horrified as they await his fate. Let's chuckle and cry in this week's devilish DAYS Two Scoops!
November 1, 2021
In the history of fine men, does Salem have some of the best? And if they do, are they ready to fight the devil to have those kids grow up in a safe place? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
November 8, 2021
Satan may hate that love is the message, but 56 years in Salem is worth celebrating! Then again, even the devil loves a good time, as it was surely having a hoot on Halloween. So, grab a glass of something sparkling and that leftover candy as we toast to the best cast and crew in television in this week's DAYSiversary-sized Two Scoops!
November 15, 2021
As the devil runs from another person who figured it out, who do you think will be the next target? Any chance the two Kristens could meet? And if Rafe doesn't believe in zombies, does he stand any chance of catching the devil? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
November 22, 2021
From Satan to stopped weddings to la Sweeney herself, DAYS delivered a Sweeptastic week, but it surely shook up Salem to do so! Are you ready to face Kristen...times two!? Are you able to accept Abe's not the father!? Do you dare to believe Gwen made another bad decision!? Let's dare to dive into the multiverse in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
November 29, 2021
The devil's secret is out, but where will Marlena end up? Any chance she'll tell anyone about Sami? And just how many Salemites will it take to save them both? Let's talk about it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
December 6, 2021
An angsty Philip easily let his imagination run wild, recalled killing a tree, and maybe killed Brady, too, while Saint Gabriel's returned to remind the devil that destroying humanity won't be so easy! Plus, Abe and Lani are still a bit bitter as a seething Sami searched for answers and a way out of captivity. All that plus a Backstreet Boy, alright! So, let's let our rage out in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
December 13, 2021
With one return, did DAYS jump into overdrive? Did you even miss the possession storyline? Or were you completely enthralled with two new whodunits? Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops!
December 20, 2021
2021 shaped up to be "The Year of DAYS!" DAYSapalooza!? Either way, the party's been popping since January and ends with a bang known as The Fifteenth Annual Golden Donut Awards: The Best of DAYS 2021! The glittery gold cyber statuettes are polished. The Champagne has been chilled. And your presence is formally requested as Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony team up to celebrate all things DAYS!
December 27, 2021
What really needs to improve before next year? Where did 2021 go wrong in Salem? And what parts will need to be corrected for 2022? Let's talk about it all in this Very Special Holiday Edition of Two Scoops!