Days of our Lives Two Scoops Commentary (2023)

Days of our Lives opinion columns from 2023
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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 Days of our Lives in the calendar year.

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DAYS Two Scoops (Week of January 2, 2023)
January 2, 2023
Last week, we serenaded you with the sweet Sixteenth Annual Golden Donut Awards, and now it's time to see what tunes hit a sour note in Salem this year. Join two Two Scoopers, Laurisa and Tony, as they present the Sixteenth Annual Alex North Memorial Awards: The Worst of DAYS 2022! So, let's pour ourselves a strong one as we work through the weakest and wonkiest worst of the worst in this week's tag team DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of January 9, 2023)
January 9, 2023
Is Kate really dead? Does Alex have a point? And if both are true, is this an indication of the end of all common sense in Salem? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of January 16, 2023)
January 16, 2023
It was a bad week to be a Salemite! From deaths to despair, not many townies had a terrific time. Let's grab some wine and tissues and take a look at all the misery in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of January 23, 2023)
January 23, 2023
Has permanent death come to Salem? If so, which one of the ladies will be its victim? And if someone finally stays dead, does that mean Kristen will actually pay? Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of January 30, 2023)
January 30, 2023
"It's (nearly) Groundhog Day!" And just like the movie, Salem seems to be stuck in a storyline loop. Marlena's dead -- again! Susan and Satan are back! Sorta. Plus, Sloan slings shade at Roman's chowder, and Allie agitates everyone. So, let's grab some mourning mocktails and sip away our sorrows in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of February 6, 2023)
February 6, 2023
Sorry, stupid Cupid, but as Valentine's Day approaches, it's more bad blood and misbehaving than saccharine and sentimental as several scorned Salemites are seeing red and are revenge-minded. Steve, John, and Roman are ready to end Orpheus. Marlena, Kate, and Kayla have been conned. And Xander and Gwen are eager to embrace their wild sides. Let's get mad and misbehave in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of February 13, 2023)
February 13, 2023
Were you glad to go to heaven? Were you glad to see Nick there? And of all the people left in Salem, who is most likely to gain an audience with the devil? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of February 20, 2023)
February 20, 2023
Is Chanel better without Allie? Would Wendy be better with Tripp? And, if so, would Johnny be better alone, or can someone actually be good for this bad boy. Let's review the current roster of partners in the edition of Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of February 27, 2023)
February 27, 2023
Surprise! It's Mr. Shin. With Sweepsy swagger, he slapped his way into a weird week in Salem, where things have ranged from rather random to the utter ridiculous -- all in the best ways possible. So, buckle up for a ride full of randomness in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of March 6, 2023)
March 6, 2023
Did you like the way Salem got itself cleaned up for spring? Are you excited that Maggie is head of Titan? Should Sarah tell Xander about the baby? And if so, will it come back to haunt Gwen?
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of March 13, 2023)
March 13, 2023
Maggie might be Titan's newest CEO, but she wasn't afraid to hit an heir where it hurts! In fact, all she wants is respect, and she's not afraid to demand it. Plus, several Salemites (including Alex) should keep their mouths shut, and this sneaky little town is building several mysteries all at once. Which ones will be solved!? Let's sock it to Salem in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of March 20, 2023)
March 20, 2023
Which door were you most excited to see opened? Are there more surprises coming to Salem? And should Andrew and Megan stay permanently? Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of March 27, 2023)
March 27, 2023
It was a week of run-ins with long lost loved ones, but the reunions aren't over yet! They're not even close to over in the Mediterranean, Annapolis, or Salem, USA. And while we might have to wait awhile, another epic one is on the horizon! All that plus a "Fountain of Youth" serum and a friendly lab rat named Skippy. Let's reunite in this week's youthfully glowing DAYS Two Scoops -- now with more Madame and rodents!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of April 3, 2023)
April 3, 2023
Are Bo and Kayla on the best adventure yet? Will anyone remember to let Joey and Tripp know that Kayla is alive? And will anyone live to see who ends up on top of DiMera? Let's set sail for all lands grand in this week's Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of April 10, 2023)
April 10, 2023
Like a lockbox full of secrets, you never know what you're going to get in Salem these days! From crazy discoveries to crazy exes to bubble baths to big brats to "bitch, pleases!" -- anything and everything is on the trapézi. Even "Shane Donovan" returned! Let's grab some candy to curb our sweet teeth and pop a lock in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of April 17, 2023)
April 17, 2023
Is there a new drug on the market? If so, who is behind it? If it stays, will it be used for good or bad? Let's grab a snack and discuss it all in this week's two scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of April 24, 2023)
April 24, 2023
Holy hold our breaths, Bope Fans! We've been cliffhung until Monday and can exhale then while basking in the big reunion. In the meantime, let's discuss all the deliciousness DAYS delivered in this week's Bopeylicious Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of May 1, 2023)
May 1, 2023
Are you glad Bo and Hope are back together? Do you think there's more in store for them? If so, what type of Salem will they return to?
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of May 8, 2023)
May 8, 2023
And baby makes three! Well. Maybe four. Five, perhaps, if we include Sloan! Numbers be damned, there is no doubting Nicole is going to be a mama again and already has all the baby daddy drama you can shake a rattle at. So, let's discuss that, a "Very Broe Breakup," and much more in the week's specially delivered DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of May 15, 2023)
May 15, 2023
How momentous is Nicole's pregnancy? Who is the father? And if she does carry to term, will Super Dr. Evans be the one to deliver the baby?
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of May 22, 2023)
May 22, 2023
It's high anxiety in Salem! While Abe was struck and Paulina's life is in peril, the House of DiMera did its best to needle one another. Plus, Kate and Roman reunited, Andrew's been abducted, and Megan's a real...mother! Let's rush to the roof to discuss all the delicious drama in this week's "Don't Be Afraid of Heights" DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of May 29, 2023)
May 29, 2023
Should we trade Megan for Kristen? If so, is Dimitri a fair trade for E.J. and Stefan? Who else has overstayed their welcome? Let's do a roll call in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of June 5, 2023)
June 5, 2023
Let's go, girls! From the good to the bad to the bonkers, Salem sisters are taking a stand! Be it world domination, respect, revenge, or just a daddy for their stuffed cat, the women of Salem are surely showing some major "Girl Power!" So, let's grab a giant ball of yawn and get purr-fectly catty as we wait to find out "Who's the Daddy!?" in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of June 12, 2023)
June 12, 2023
Will anybody find Abe? Or will he have to save himself? And will he return to a Salem where Kristen has a new purpose? Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of June 19, 2023)
June 19, 2023
Every family seems to have one, um, "standout," and the DiMeras definitely have their most determined, demented sibling yet! Will Salem crown "Queen Megan" once she has the whole world in her hands!? Whoops. That's "Queen Megan DiMera," thankyouverymuch. So, let's discuss global domination, divas, and bringing up babies in this week's DAYS Two Scoops ''written with my by myself''!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of June 26, 2023)
June 26, 2023
Will Eli's return mean Abe's rescue? If so, will Theo be around to see it? And which Theo will be happier? Let's discuss all the returning faces in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of July 3, 2023)
July 3, 2023
From moving on to murder, every Salemite seems to have something up their sleeve! Leo believes Dimitri's using Gwen. Xander and Chloe are openly using each other. Megan's using Harris to slay Stefan. Sloan's decided not to use her brain, while Wendy's ability to decide between dudes is utterly useless. So, like Leo, let's be open, honest, and authentic in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of July 10, 2023)
July 10, 2023
Who will solve the Abe mystery? Will anyone pay for the crime? And if anyone can locate Rolf's sub, will Megan be able to finish her evil plan? Let's discuss all the villains in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of July 17, 2023)
July 17, 2023
Whoa-oh, whoa-oh! Forget the Fourth. Things were blowing up like a fireworks grand finale in Salem during this random July week! Who enjoyed the show? Who got burned? And who's being set up to explode next!? So, grab a cold one and some earplugs, and let's see what went boom in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of July 24, 2023)
July 24, 2023
And just like that, El Diablo's not done with Salem yet! Sorta. While Kristen continued to make Brady and Rachel's lives a living hell, Abe's loved ones rallied to make sure there was hell to pay for Nurse Whitley. Plus, there were several "What the hell!?" moments! Let's discuss how the devil might have done Abe dirty and all of the other sordid things our saucy Salemites are up to in this week's devilish DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of July 31, 2023)
July 31, 2023
Will Abe's return bring celebration or more heartache? Will he get his memory back in time to remember the names of all the babies due? And will all of those babies actually make it? Let's help Abe reacclimatize to Salem in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of August 7, 2023)
August 7, 2023
Could Dimitri have something more sinister planned for Leo and Gwen? If so, would he join the ranks of Sloan as one of the town's most accomplished liars? And should Brady actually be doing a happy dance to be free from the liars in his life? Let's take a look ahead in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of August 14, 2023)
August 14, 2023
Christmas might be in July, but August is the new "June!" Celebrate with Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony, who will use Salem's weird time Space-Time Continuum to take us back so we can all share in some Golden Donut Hole Awards.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of August 21, 2023)
August 21, 2023
2023 is surely flying by! To lament what we've loathed about DAYS so far this year, Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony have teamed up to take you back to June again using Salem's weird time Space-Time Continuum so we can all blow off some steam and be in a better mindset before the fall! So, let's toss some Mini-Me Alex North Memorial Award statuettes at some suspicious Salem shenanigans!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of August 28, 2023)
August 28, 2023
How do we say goodbye to a legend? What happens in his absence? And will that cause a new era in Salem? Let's discuss the mourning period in this weeks' Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of September 4, 2023)
September 4, 2023
While we continued to mourn the spectacular, sharp-tongued Victor in Salem, our soap-loving hearts broke again with the passing of another legend. Still, homecomings helped heal our achy breaky heart just a bit (and maybe more than a bit), and a heartwarming special guest swept us away with charm! Let's put on a happy hat and pay tribute to the fallen and the fabulousness in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of September 11, 2023)
September 11, 2023
With Victor's passing, what legacy will he leave behind? And now that John has a new past, what will his future be? And will he be around to see his family get their latest heir back? Let's discuss all the big daddy questions on this edition of Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of September 18, 2023)
September 18, 2023
Mr. Grinch might be a mean one, but he's a teddy bear compared to these lethal ladies. From grand schemes to drunken flings, these saucy Salemites know exactly what they want and aren't afraid to go after it with sassiness and snark blazing from both barrels. Let's scheme together in this week's "Shady Ladies" DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of September 25, 2023)
September 25, 2023
Is Theresa pulling off the scheme of her life? Is anyone going to be able to stop Vivian? And what would happen if these two actually ended up on the same side? Let's discuss the ladies in this edition of Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of October 2, 2023)
October 2, 2023
Holy Maury Povich, Batman! The results are in. Justin, "you are NOT the father." Xander IS the father. E.J. needs to wake up and smell the Salem because his mommy dearest is definitely not dead! And Mama Madame is a merry murderess once more! All that and more in this week's DAYS DNA Tested (or not) Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of October 9, 2023)
October 9, 2023
Are you ready for "Theresa" to stay in Salem? Is Leo the most manipulative of them all? And what will E.J. do with all his free time? Let's plan out the whole calendar in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of October 16, 2023)
October 16, 2023
Which one of the 40-somethings will you miss the most? Which villain will their exit make room for? And do E.J. and Nicole have one of the best modern families in Salem? Let's chat about the comings and goings in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of October 23, 2023)
October 23, 2023
Salem nights yielded one thousand and one questions! Will Ava unwillingly assist Clyde or display some Vitali vengeance? Will there be a Pa Weston 'Whodunit!?' Does Theresa have a plan or is she just improvising? Is Sarah the most insufferable Salemite? Who's funnier: Kayla or Gabi? Will Nicole learn the truth!? Those and many more inquiries -- including, can we get a little more homemade baklava, please? From sweet treats to murdery beats, let's secure some snacks and ponder some thoughts in this week's inquisitive DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of October 30, 2023)
October 30, 2023
A nougat? A nugget? Or something utterly nutty!? You never know what you're going to get when you reach into the Salem plastic pumpkin and pluck out a storyline. So, will you be tricked, ticked, treated, or all three? Find out in this week's mixed, merry, and a bit mischievous DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of November 6, 2023)
November 6, 2023
Who killed Li? Did the killer want Li dead, or was Gabi the true target? And will that secret come out before or after E.J., Nicole, Eric, Sloan, Chad, and Stephanie all realize their relationships are (probably) doomed? Let's tally up the body count in this week's edition of Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of November 13, 2023)
November 13, 2023
It was a rather bittersweet anniversary week in Salem. Li's "dead." Gabi's a gone girl. So is Belle. Nicole, the baby, Dimitri, and Leo all might be goners, too. Somebody better grab more cake because we'll need to eat our feelings in this week's delicious yet possibly doomed DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of November 20, 2023)
November 20, 2023
Did Nicole get what was coming to her? Is it time for Stephanie to be honest with herself? And will either woman suffer as much as Maggie will if Konstantin is successful? Let's talk some girl talk in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of November 27, 2023)
November 27, 2023
Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony team up to thank Team DAYS for decades of delicious drama! From Friday cliffhangers to the meaning of family, they share some of their favorite things about "Salem Life." So, gobble up the love in this week's post-Thanksgiving, but still just as grateful, DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of December 4, 2023)
December 4, 2023
Who will figure out Sloan's secret first? And will that person actually tell Nicole the truth? If so, will there be a seat at the DiMera table for the new baby, or will Clyde have taken over the family? Let's discuss all the family drama in this week's Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of December 11, 2023)
December 11, 2023
Is Nicole about to learn the truth from Leo? Is Sloan the luckiest schemer ever? Or is Eric about to learn the truth, too? Do Jada and Stephanie know they seemingly share an ex? Was Chad totally wrong-wrong? Was Stephanie totally right-right? Will Clyde die for Christmas? These questions and many others will be answered in the next edition of DAYS Two Scoops!
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of December 18, 2023)
December 18, 2023
Will Jude be at the right home for Christmas? And which home would that be? Who will Stephanie meet under the mistletoe? And will anyone explain things to Thomas and Charlotte? These questions and more are answered in this Two Scoops.
DAYS Two Scoops (Week of December 25, 2023)
December 25, 2023
Grab a glass of something sparkly, a snack or seventeen, and get ready to party! We're here for the love of all things DAYS, and it's going to get gushy. So, celebrate simply the best with Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony as they present the 17th Annual Golden Donut Awards: The Best of DAYS 2023!
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