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The Young and the Restless opinion columns from 2020
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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 Young and the Restless in the 2020 calendar year.
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January 6, 2020
Christmas finally passed, and a new year was ahead, filled with both promise and misfortune. Should Adam be an old acquaintance that Chelsea should just try to forget? Should Billy offer Victoria more than just a cup o' kindness, since he continued to keep his demons hidden? It's happy New Year in Two Scoops!
January 13, 2020
Tessa is hitting the road, Colin is on the run, Sharon has a lump, Billy has an itch, Connor has a family, and so many more astounding developments on this week's YR! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
January 20, 2020
Devon is fixated on Amanda, and Billy doesn't want to be fixed. Sharon doesn't have to face her health crisis alone, but there is anxiety all around her. Adam and Chelsea begin their new chapter with a little help from a not-so-carb-conscious Connor. A lot is happening as we move toward February Sweeps. Let's explore this week's developments in Two Scoops.
January 20, 2020
Peace spread throughout the land, as all threats, warnings, and confrontations seemed to vanish. But did Nick really feel that everything was all hunky-dory after Adam had disrupted his life? And was Victor ready to come out of hibernation and stand by Adam against Nick? Plus, Sharon's worst fear came true.
January 27, 2020
Billy wants Amanda as his sounding board -- not Victoria or a therapist. Adam plans a new future for himself, Chelsea, and Connor. Phyllis plots to take Chance and the Grand Phoenix away from Abby. Kyle takes a different approach with Theo. With all the preemptions, not too much happened this week but February Sweeps are just around the corner. Let's have a peek at what things happened during this short week and maybe deconstruct some of the couples.
February 3, 2020
The bar, the hotel, and Newman Enterprises. Is it any wonder that Connor has trouble being a ''normal'' kid? Billy was using a dive bar as an excuse to stay away from Victoria, who herself has always been obsessed over the family company. Are Abby, Chance, and Phyllis' lives too entangled in the hotel? Everywhere you look innocence is being swallowed up by guilt in Two Scoops.
February 10, 2020
Cancer battles, broken marriages, lost jobs, stalkers, and more in this week's The Young and the Restless. Let's unpack all the juicy drama in this week's Two Scoops!
February 17, 2020
Kyle dumped Lola so he could be free to fly into Summer's bed. Will Summer grow bored playing with her favorite boy toy and bat him away again? Will Lola be able to open her heart to Theo, who might truly appreciate winning her love? As Valentine's Day neared, Cupid's arrows were hit and miss in Two Scoops.
February 24, 2020
The gala turned deadly, Billy continues to spiral, Sharon faces her new reality, Adam and Victor mend fences, Victoria fights for her life, Phyllis discovers Adam and Chance's Las Vegas secret, Phyllis blackmails Chelsea, Adam proposes to Chelsea -- how is everyone feeling about February sweeps? Let's join our Two Scoops writer and unpack some of the drama from this past week.
March 2, 2020
As Victoria lay in the hospital, recovering from the stabbing, all her loved ones encouraged her to fight for her life. Can Billy finally evolve to become the person she knows he can be? And will Adam take her place at Newman Enterprises and in her father's heart? It's time for them all to take a giant leap forward in Two Scoops.
March 9, 2020
A deadly ice storm has everyone hunkering down to wait out this dangerous storm; Jack and Ashley worry about Dina; Sharon deals with chemo aftereffects; Adam and Victor try to come to terms about the CEO position; the rivalry between Kyle and Theo continues; and Nate, Elena, and Devon decide on the location of their new clinic. Let's dig into the lingering action and clean up from the storm left behind after February sweeps.
March 16, 2020
When Victor showed his true intentions regarding the interim CEO position, Adam was out for payback. Again. Will Victor ever learn how to truly bond with his youngest son? And did Nick have his own hidden agenda to best Adam? It's another round of an eye for an eye in Two Scoops.
March 23, 2020
Adam and Chelsea made plans to discover what Victor is hiding about the past. What secret is Victor hiding? Jack, Ashley, and Traci made a decision about Dina. Victoria continued her struggle with PTSD. Theo continued to push Kyle's buttons. Will Billy and Lily wind up as a couple? Can Amanda forget the chemistry between her and Billy? Also, Tessa refused to forgive Mariah. Let's see if we can shed some light on the highs and lows of the past week.
March 30, 2020
While many in the real world were mandated to work safely at home, Victoria had no desire to return to her office as CEO. Will Adam be able to get revenge on his dad by proving Victor murdered a man in Kansas? Can Lily and Billy play nice together in their ''arranged marriage''? The Abbotts welcomed Dina back home. All this and more in Two Scoops.
April 6, 2020
Does Adam really believe he can outsmart and blackmail Victor without suffering the consequences? Will Adam succeed with his blackmail, or will his plan backfire? How will Victoria retaliate if Adam succeeds? Is Victoria really through with Billy, or is she being delusional? Can Billy and Lily make a success of Chancellor's media division and remain friends? Can Sharon come to terms with her cancer? Let's see if we can gain some insight and perhaps come up with some answers.
April 13, 2020
The times are changing, even if Phyllis and Nick aren't. In a battle against his son, will Victor be able to admire Adam for his underhanded tactics? In her fight against cancer, can Sharon survive the surgery and her fear of not being around for her loved ones? Plus, Kyle and Theo bickered over Dina. It's time to dish in the latest Y&R Two Scoops commentary.
April 20, 2020
Adam believes he has beaten Victor, Victoria wants revenge by possibly enlisting Alyssa in her plan, Nick wants to take Adam down and Phyllis wants to help him, Summer and Kyle set Theo up for a fall, but will Theo take the bait, Sharon faces surgery, will Traci choose to work at Chancellor Media, will Billy and Lily continue to see eye to eye? Let's unbox the drama that took place in Genoa City this week.
April 27, 2020
A silver lining, a blue dinosaur, and a dark secret. Will Adam ever be able to face that he caused A.J.'s death? With Jabot as Theo's past, could Chancellor Communications be his future? There were two parties but no grand affairs in Two Scoops.
May 4, 2020
What a joy it was to have a week dedicated to the inimitable Katherine Chancellor, as played by the powerhouse Jeanne Cooper. Join our Two Scoops columnist as she celebrates the well-selected highlights of Katherine's time in Genoa City.
May 11, 2020
Through thick and thin, Victor and Nikki's love has survived the ages. Should this everlasting couple GLOAT over having the ''greatest love of all time''? And have they really had a lifetime of love? Come celebrate Victor and Nikki in Two Scoops.
May 18, 2020
Were the old sets gloomy or was dark lighting the style of the day? Perhaps the gloomy lighting was the reason there were so many negative feelings that led to the physical and verbal altercations we saw in Genoa City last week. These dark and gloomy rooms could have put angels into a depressive state. Let's invade these people's personal lives and see if perhaps they had a good reason for their bitchy tempers.
May 25, 2020
The love of the Winters family brought warmth to Genoa City, even as the drama surrounding them heated things up. Can the Winters family continue to move forward without Neil's love and guidance? Let's look to the past to bring hope for the future in Two Scoops.
June 1, 2020
The Abbotts and the Newmans were the most prominent families in Genoa City. Their companies brought in the biggest revenue into the city, but these two families also have the prize for having the longest-standing rivalries between their companies. The rivalry started between John Abbott, a kind-hearted man, and the ruthless Victor Newman. The Newman family has already been highlighted, so let's have a peek at the Abbotts in this week's Two Scoops.
June 8, 2020
All's fair in love and war, as the Abbotts learned, since they have battled for both throughout the years. And speaking of love, which Abbotts made my top five favorite romantic couples on Y&R? I'm loving the Abbotts in Two Scoops.
June 15, 2020
Weddings. Everyone loves weddings. That's probably why The Young and the Restless has chosen to air a week of its most memorable weddings. Ah, how sweet it is, but there is another side to these beautiful weddings. Can finding the right person and marrying them change a person? Can it make them a better person, or can a marriage itself magnify a person's destructive tendencies? Join our columnist as she looks at couples who have said their ''I do's'' and what happened after the cake was eaten and all the guests returned home.
June 22, 2020
As June 26th draws near, the Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony is leaving us all in anticipation about who will win the coveted golden statue. Which Y&R nominees gave an outstandingenough performance to win for 2020? And what past year truly shone for the Y&R actors? Looking though the snapshots in my mind of remarkable Daytime Emmy award wins in Two Scoops.
June 29, 2020
There have been so many interesting characters on The Young and the Restless, and we the fans have developed a love/hate relationship with a number of them. Some characters haven't been allowed to shine while others have. Many have come and gone, but maybe they were gone too soon and should be resurrected. Join our columnist as she looks at which characters have been underplayed, which have shone over the years, and why some should return.
July 6, 2020
It's lazy, hazy, crazy summer fun in Genoa City, highlighted by the July 4th festivities. Were the colorful displays in the sky the only fireworks going on in Genoa City? What were the special surprises and moments that have touched our Two Scoops writer during the summer parties throughout the years? Plus, congratulations to the The Young and the Restless Daytime Emmy Award winners. Join us now in Two Scoops.
July 13, 2020
How many of us really have the ideal family life that is harmonious and well balanced? Methinks not many. We have all known at least one dysfunctional family, but when it comes to soaps, do well-balanced families even exist? Y&R's Fisher/Baldwin family epitomizes dysfunctional, so it's time to dissect the family and find some of the fun in their dysfunction.
July 20, 2020
With more than 11,900 episodes of The Young and the Restless having aired over the past 47 years, how do you whittle it down to just five favorite episodes? Easy -- you cheat! From the first episode to the first facelift, and first loves to last breaths, our columnist wades through oodles of storylines to pick some of the most memorable episodes of Y&R past.
July 27, 2020
The Newmans. Fans seems to have a love/hate relationship with each member of this family -- and that can change with each passing day. It's probably the reason The Young and the Restless has chosen to air a week of some of their most memorable moments. Join our columnist as she offers insight and her opinion on each member of this iconic family.
August 3, 2020
There have been many fascinating and shocking twists on The Young and the Restless throughout the years. Colleen got free of her kidnapper! Was she then able to escape by canoeing across the lake? Dru and Sharon fell off a cliff! Did either hang on to live another day? Jack learned he wasn't a blood Abbott! Was it true, or was it just a horrible and elaborate hoax? Tune in next time for the exciting continuation of our story in Two Scoops.
August 10, 2020
Forget about the storied winter of our discontent. 2020 has introduced the spring of social distance and the summer of restlessness. Things have been the same and totally different at the same time, if that's even possible. We've traveled back and forth through time in Genoa City, reunited with friends we've lost, and been reminded of all the things we've loved. As Y&R queues up new episodes this week, it's time to look back at the throwbacks to see how they can help shape the future of The Young and the Restless.
August 17, 2020
The truth was out! Adam killed A.J. to protect his mother. Could Victor have paid George off to back up his story? Was Victor wrong to hide the identity of the killer from Adam to shield him? Would Adam have been better off dealing with the truth as a boy, with the help of counseling? New episodes of The Young and the Restless were back, and as Victor stated, a storm was coming. Take shelter in Two Scoops.
August 24, 2020
Can Adam ever shake being the bad boy even if being bad is embedded in his DNA? And what will happen when he has to come to terms when his memory comes roaring back? The second week of all-new episode of The Young and the Restless sures gives viewers a lot to talk about -- and our Two Scoops columnist isa ready to jump in with her opinions, predictions, and more.
August 31, 2020
Adam remembered killing A.J.! Was he the cold and heartless killer that he believed himself to be, even as a child? Was Chelsea right in saying that Sharon's only motive in helping Adam was to be his savior? Was Victor playing favorites, or were Nick and Victoria being too harsh on their brother? Romance was still able to blossom, even as the characters were so near and yet so far from each other in Two Scoops.
September 7, 2020
Adam's storyline continues! Will he ever beat this ''woe-is-me'' persona he has taken on? Does Sharon truly believe she can help Adam through this crisis, or are the cosmic forces drawing her to him? Will Sharon continue to help Adam after she receives her pathology report? Will Chance be able to protect Adam from Alyssa's snooping? Has Victoria taken a page out of Adam's playbook by standing up to Victor? Join our columnist as she offers her opinion on these questions and more in this issue of Two Scoops.
September 14, 2020
Sharon got the sad news that her cancer was spreading! Why did Sharon turn to Adam for comfort instead of Rey? Has Rey sabotaged his relationship with Sharon by being less than understanding? Are Adam and Chelsea really kaput? And did Victor really consider Adam ''his golden boy,'' as Victoria claimed? Oh, yeah, there's a whole lot of shakin' goin' on in Two Scoops.
September 21, 2020
The Young and the Restless is doubling down on Adam's storyline. Will Adam find big trouble with his plan to take Victor down? Are Chelsea, Adam, Billy, and Alyssa on a collision course? What kind of trouble will Victor face? Will Traci find Dina's necklace? Will Jack find his soul mate? Will Devon go down the Hilary rabbit hole again now that he's seeing double? Is Summer as committed to Kyle as she claims, or will she double-cross him? Join our columnist as she offers her opinion on these questions and more in this issue of Two Scoops.