Earlier this month, as part of its comprehensive evaluation of Year in Review, TVLine ran down a list of 30 primetime plot twists that could not possibly be beaten for sheer shock value. In response, daytime chuckled and said simply, “Hold my beer.”
Yes, as they do not usually do, the soaps worked overtime in 2020 to outdo tonight’s colleagues, hitting out more “zombies” than you see. The wanderers died and initiate more connections than going down in some three seasons of The bachelor. A sudser even unpacked the genre
the very first living doll first live doll since Passions̵
Please note before clicking on the photo gallery on the right: Included in this list are on the screen development, the story surprises that dropped jaw and, in some cases, resulted in the face. So you do not find, say, The young and the restless‘four years of renewal of CBS, Days of Our Livestemporary reworking of Melissa Reeves as Jennifer in the wake of her anti-Black Lives Matter controversy, or ABC’s plans to develop a primitive outgrowth of All my children. We are dealing with on the screen time and time again (although, as with our # 1 listing, their origins were off-screen).
Now, ready to gasp? Click on the gallery above (or go here for direct access), get excited and enjoy a trip back in time through the wild trip that the day took us the last 12 months.