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The February 19,2020 episode catered around a gala which celebrated Victor Newman’s 50th Anniversary at Newman Enterprises

Included were classic flashback scenes with his mom, Cora, father, Christian Miller and included the backstory of what has made Eric Braeden as Victor Newman the most powerful daytime character on daytime tv.

At one part in he gala Jill address Victor as ‘old friend,’ per, “Hello Old Friend,” the beautiful song by Eric Clapton.

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What does a party celebrating 50 years of Newman Enterprises have to do with the song “Holding Back The Years”

In a simple existential way, the daytime serial is much like the song. Simply Red is just going to “keep holding on,” just as watcher of daytime drama watch for 47 years holding on for the end — the end of a new beginning. We want the story plot lines to be good and crisp and quick, but we don’t want the show to end. And would they announce it if on the day that the characters of Genoa City had wrapped up every issue and their story after 47 year was over, how sad would we be?

We’d be as sad as Simply Red on the train in that video.

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Greg Rikaart is the actor who plays character Kevin Fisher who electing on what parenting especially a male child might be like gives off a fantastic portrayal of the man always separated from the father, just as in Like A Salesman, Wall Street or the Young and the f-ing Restless!

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Having as his brother, Genoa City District Attorney Michael Baldwin raised by a man only known to me, who began watching #YR in 2006, as “Terrible Tom.” Of the thing Terrible Tom is most known for is sadistically locking young son Kevin in closets, and using one’s imagination, if a father would do that, what would they not do? Upon reflecting on the fact that in a few weeks Kevin is going to be a father himself, the actor Rikaart, with time off to reflect after deciding that having lived most his life on the Young and the Restless it was time to attend to his own family, and probably not look back. Rikaart had several guest weeks in returning to different rounds of actors, and while people came and went, Kevin and Greg are stronger than ever.

What happens when you work that well with others? You get the lines of the year – like this, “I wasn’t raised by a good man, I wasn’t raised to be a good man, what makes me think I can handle this?” Without the experience of that of Greg and his return, the great show today has no tone. Great move for all, Kevin coming back. Funny how he is a major character not aligned with any one of the major families in town, but when he took his child abuse and turned it into good, he joined the The Genoa City Police Department as its technical expert – his business turned into family, with a little help from Michael, Sharon, Paul and Lauren.

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