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« I Know I Called You a Piece of Crap Excuse for a Soap Opera, and All That | Main | That Sound You Hear Is the Barrel's Bottom Being Scraped »

May 13, 2008

Now THIS Is a Serious Problem

Lately, I've become increasingly concerned about Dr. Daniel Jonas and Chelsea Brady.  I'm sure you know what I'm talking about.  It's clear to anyone with eyesight, and a sense of shame.  There can be no disagreement about the wrongness involved.  It's just indisputable. 


Right?  It's so obvious:

Their hair is fug.

Rachel Melvin's haircut is one of those that you catch a glimpse of and you think you must have seen it wrong.  Like, obviously she must just have it pulled back in a too-messy bun, or the camera just caught her at a bad angle.





But no.  That's actually it.  What in the effing eff is that effedupedness?!  What are those pieces in the front?  What is the possible logic in that?  Did her stylist say something really offensive halfway through the cut, necessitating a quick escape in a fit of righteous indignation?  Or is this what we have to look forward to now that 98% of women in this country have realized that no, they cannot pull off the Posh bob?

Why do genetically blessed people insist on sullying themselves? 

Speaking of which, Shawn Christian is, as I think I may have mentioned, the tiniest bit totally freaking hot.  I'm even starting to like the character of Daniel a bit more now that he's dialed back the surfer-speak a bit.  However:



Is the good doctor morally opposed to a nice trim, especially on the sides?  (And no, there was nothing dirty in that sentence.  Ew.  This storyline clearly has done bad things to your brain.) 

I was in college during the grunge era and let me share a little secret with the guys out there:  You got laid in spite of your hair, not because of it.  We were all kind of wasted and mesmerized by Pearl Jam, and desperate to get out of our ugly torn jeans and flannel shirts.  We were willing to overlook a lot.  But Singles was 15 years ago, my hirsute friends.  Ditch the Flowbee and get thee to a salon.

This guy is supposed to be a famous surgeon.  I don't even care if this cut is designed to be in character because Daniel wishes he were a beach bum; it's distracting from Shawn Christian's hotness, and that is not okay.  I just keep looking at those little flippy pieces on the side and start pondering the state of hairdressing in America and I lose all track of the storyline (probably a good thing -- hey, this is a brilliant plan!).  But between the hair and the icky pursuing-his-patient-who-is-half-his-age things I start to wonder what the hell I'm supposed to see in this creep and then I --





. . . I'm sorry, what was I saying?

Some screencaps courtesy of Days of Our Lives 2.


It's that awful haircut that makes Daniel look like a monchichi. It's so distracting! I might actually think he's hot if he fixes that, but so far he doesn't do anything for me. And I totally agree with WG... why is he lightening his hair? Ugh. And Rachel Melvin is a lovely young woman, but has she EVER had a good hairstyle? I mean, come on. Anyway, this is my first time commenting, but I've been reading your blog for a while now and I love you guys!

I totally agree. He was hot to me until the Chelsea thing. I keep thinking that they are father/daughter especially since Morgan's dad is the same age as Daniel. I just don't understand this pairing. Although I did not understand the pairing of Max and Stephanie either. I'm not into nieces and uncles dating and I'm not cool with the older dude (if I may use some Dr. Jonas lingo) and a much younger girl. I mean I keep waiting for Chris Hanson from Dateline to walk out and ask Dr. Jonas what he's doing.

Daniel and Chelsea are great together. Chelsea and Nick are boring and they always have been. Nick is a good guy but he and Chelsea are better as friens. Chelsea has grown alot over the years and has matured quite a bit. This potential couple can become something big given the chance.

To each their own Connie, and I'll agree that it might be more bearable if Rachel Melvin would stop taking her "how to kiss a co-star" lessons from Drake Hogestyn. She's trying to suck the poor guy's brain out through his mouth. *THAT* has to stop at all costs.

Yes. It is the hair. I remember the grunge era and all you say is true. Now there seems to be a greasy-hair trend and that is different than our old messy/dirty hair. Dr. Jonas was hot... when he was Mike on ATWT. Here he looks a bit like a dude made out of clay. The coloring is all wrong.

Speaking of all wrong, I'm watching soapnet's replay of Days right now and could we go just one day without Mary Beth Evans clutching her stomach and doubling over in pain? This has been going on for months. When is someone going to tell her she's not pregnant -- her baby is really some mean looking kidney stones. I'm pretty sure she miscarried during the plane crash.

Well I saw the CDN clips of 5/15 and it's good to see that her hair actually is longer...it must have been pulled up somehow...THANK GOODNESS!!!

OK - first - LMAO @ the monchichi comment. I looked it up. So true. So true.

Second - Chelsea and Daniel are pretty icky. And even if they weren't icky, I do not see chemistry at all. It seems really forced to me. I don't get it at all.

Third - I cannot stand Chelsea's hair. I keep waiting for this day to be over just in hopes that her hair will be different (I am a teacher in grading hell right now, and about 3 days behind, so I'm still on the sauna day that has lasted forever...)

Fourth - Billie and Daniel would be MUCH better.

And finally - I too am irritated with Chelsea yet again for treating Nick so horribly. He absolutely adores her (and not that long ago, I thought she felt the same way), yet here she is throwing herself pretty desperately at a man twice her age. Icky.

Oh, and I'm 28. And when I was 21 I dated someone 20 years older than me. I still don't like this pairing at ALL. Maybe if Chelsea seemed older and more mature, but she seems so young to me...

Oh for pete's sake. You're all nothing but bitter Nick and Chelsea fans. You know what? I'm sorry if you found awkwardness hot, I just personally think an older guy looks way hotter with Chelsea than Nick ever will. I'm not the only one who thinks that way too. Also the fact that you go our of your way to post a blog not only insulting the characters, but the actors as well. Come on guys, don't you think it's going a bit too far? It's a fricken show! And someone will probably go chewing my head off saying I insulted Blake or something, but I didn't. I love Blake and I did love him with Chelsea, but everything ends sometime and I believe Nick's relationship with Chelsea was meant to end when it did. I'm hooked more than ever now with the steamy and hot kissing DanSea scenes. Bite me!

Dr. Dan is HOT and so are dansea!!!

First of all, knock it off with the couple-y nicknames. We've made it clear we hate those around here, even for couples we like.

Second of all, "bite me"? Wow, that's the height of maturity and class. All future comments like that will be deleted.

Third of all, even absent grade-school put-downs, please try to have a discussion without insulting people who think differently than you do, and in the first place try to understand the argument you're countering. I have said repeatedly that I really like both of the actors. I just don't like the characters together. (And I have no idea why anyone would think I was some huge Chelsea and Nick fan, or how anyone actually could be, since they had about 15 minutes of airtime total as a couple.)

In terms of the haircuts, it's all in good fun, and if you read the intro to the post you should have seen that it was an attempt to get away from a discussion of how bad they are as a couple, which we've already gone over a couple of times here.

Finally, it's a damned soap opera. Relax. Can't we all just unite around a hot man in a towel?

I think Days should have a hot man in towel day at least three times a week. I'd have Phillip on day one, Daniel on day two and EJ on day three--Monday, Wednesday, Friday. And during sweeps we'd have all three in towels in the same episode three times a week. Oh darn, I forgot, I want to see Bo in a towel too -- so make that four times a week. It would save the show on wardrobe costs, don't ya' think?

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