The Young and the Restless and The Bold and The Beautiful, two American serial dramas in year 48 and 34 respectively on television, have returned after a fantastic adjustment to life during a pandemic.
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Serial dramatic series, called originally “Operatic Dramas” and teased by some as “Soap Operas” are the longest running dramas on television. When people cry, “Oh I never watch those shows” it reminds me of all the 70 million people who would never think of buying a Barry Manilow album or the 50 million copies of a Phil Collins album where people assert “[I’d never think of listening to].” Right.
When I was 12, I, like so many of you, already lost 3 close family members to battles with cancer.
Alyvia Alyn Lind, as Faith Newman, does a most wondrous job of showing exactly how it feels to have the weight of this disease hurts you while at the same time having the determination not to allow it to affect her life more than her mother, played by Sharon Case, would want.
The song “My Brave Face” by Paul McCartney was written as a reaction to the death of Paul’s wife Linda. Linda also died of cancer and the emotions one goes through in trying to stop an invisible killer could only be turned into a silver-lining song by the best of songwriters and performers — as that of a Sir Paul.
Episode 131 of the 33rd season features some of the best acting work in Darin Brooks’ career.
As in the song “I Don’t Have The Heart” by James Ingram, Wyatt can be persuaded to love Sally, but Sally cannot force him to be in love with her with the depth she has for him and he has for Flo Fulton.