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Days of our Lives opinion columns from 2004
Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided 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 2004 calendar year.
To access columns from other years or to review columns for other soaps, please see the Related Information links at the bottom of this page to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which columns are available, simply click here.
May 24, 2004
Belle veered from tears over her mother to panic over her missing boyfriend. Both seemed to have the same level of anxiety attached to them.
May 31, 2004
As we discovered this past week, not only are the recently departed not quite so dead after all, but they are living in a doppelganger Salem on a tropical island!
June 7, 2004
There was not a new column this week, so instead, take a look back at our columnist's thoughts leading up to the big reveal of the twist in the Salem Stalker storyline.
June 14, 2004
There was not a new column this week, so instead, please enjoy another look back at our columnist's thoughts on the Salem Stalker storyline.
June 21, 2004
What is Jen thinking, packing a bag and heading for the airport searching for Jack? She's about forty months pregnant, and yet is determined to find the presumed dead, organ donated, Jack.
June 28, 2004
The Bonnie that first hit Salem was brass and crass, and she still is. But little by little, the character is changing, becoming more likeable, kinder, more thoughtful.
July 5, 2004
Due to the Fourth of July holiday, there was not a new column this week. Here's another look back at last week's column.
July 12, 2004
As summer trudges on, the flashbacks, repeated dialogue, and recycled storylines are getting tiresome.
July 19, 2004
After an extensive search that apparently wasn't extensive enough, recast-Belle is being recast herself.
July 26, 2004
Considering the amount of pratfalls that Jack and Jennifer have been enduring while on the PseudoSalem island, it's a miracle they're still alive.
August 2, 2004
Is our friend Stefano behind all the craziness in Salem and Pseudo Salem? It's so nice that the writers have their usual suspect to pull out whenever they need to shift blame.
August 9, 2004
After one pretty pathetic proposal, and a second that still lacked something, Lucas finally got Sami to say yes to a third one. And what a proposal that was: Sami wanted romantic and she got it!
August 16, 2004
Hello, Olympics! And goodbye, Days of our Lives, for the next two weeks.
August 23, 2004
Due to the Olympics, Days did not air this past week. Instead, here's a look back at what was going on prior to the start of the Olympics.
August 30, 2004
When SoapNet first announced that they would be running a Days of our Lives decathlon during the two weeks of the Olympics, viewers were hopeful, but some of the choices have been odd.
September 6, 2004
Here's the thing with anticipation: you look forward to whatever it is you are waiting for, and build it up so much, that it never lives up to your expectations.
September 13, 2004
One person after another falls into the apparently endless supply of ravines. If they got out of them as quickly, it might be interesting.
September 20, 2004
Our columnist was ill this week, so there was not a new column. Instead, here's a look back at what was going on in Salem during the week of June 21, 2004.
September 27, 2004
This past week revealed how our Salem residents were systematically tormented, drugged, and spirited away to the island known as Melaswen.
October 4, 2004
Our columnist was ill this week, so there was not a new column. Instead, please enjoy a look back at what was happening in Salem during the week of July 12, 2004.
October 11, 2004
It seems as though the Captive Island story may finally be coming to some sort of a head, as now more and more people have found their way to the island.
October 18, 2004
Our columnist was ill this week, so there was not a new column. Instead, please enjoy a look back at what was happening in Salem during the week of August 9, 2004.
October 25, 2004
Of course it figures that Shawn would finally use his (damaged) brain to start thinking that maybe Belle WAS telling the truth just as she and Philip hit the sack.
November 1, 2004
Fun is in short supply these days. Seems like The Powers That Be are depressed or bored, because there hasn't been an upbeat or uplifting feel to the show in ages.
November 8, 2004
Of course we had to know that when the Captives finally escaped from their island prison nothing would go smoothly. It just wouldn't be a soap opera if that happened!
November 15, 2004
Abe's return was beautifully done, and it was clear that Lexie rejoiced in having her husband and son's father back home.
November 22, 2004
There was not a new column this week, so instead, here's a look back at what was happening in Salem during the week of August 2, 2004.
November 29, 2004
Despite the return of at least some of the presumed dead, no one seems to have a darn thing to be happy about.
December 6, 2004
Our columnist was ill this week, so there was not a new column. Instead, here's a look back at what was happening in Salem during the week of August 30, 2004.
December 13, 2004
Anyone who's watched soaps is used to seeing the previous day recapped on the next; that's a given, since the show needs to bring the new viewer up to speed.
December 20, 2004
Fate and the predetermined have always been a soap staple, especially when it comes to love. Two people are soulmates and destined to be together (at least until the next soulmate comes along).
December 27, 2004
Part one of a two-part look back at the events of the past year in Salem.