You Take The Good, You Take The Bad...
The Young and the Restless does so much right, but when they do wrong, it's...it's like wrong on steroids.
Knowing what is coming up the rest of the week, I am going to have a lot more to say about Colleen's kidnapping (A LOT more, and I will do my best to write in English, rather than the unintelligible hysteria that I feel coming on), but I have to ask: REALLY?
This whole debacle is so half-assed that it calls to mind Bob Guza. Patty didn't even TRY to tie Colleen tightly. Yes, I know Crazy Patty is armed and dangerous and also insane, but there were about eight different times that Colleen could have slipped out of that rope and pranced away. But now, she sat there and whined so much that Patty gagged her...except the gag was pretty much hanging out of Colleen's mouth and she had to physically bite down on it to make it work. Yes, she gagged herself to help out the neighborhood psychopath.
So that boatload of contrivance was bad enough, but then Patty gets a spider bite and instead of running the hell out of there with Patty's gun, Colleen dawdled and stuck around to make sure that Patty was okay. REALLY? And now she's paddling away on a canoe in the dark.
I'm seriously interested in knowing if this was, like, mandated by the network. I'm not sure why a network would require their shows to actively try and defy logic in at least ten different ways per episode, but it's the only explanation I've come up with.
(Another way that logic has been pummeled and assaulted? Lily's hair situation.
Uh, we're not supposed to see the massive amount of hair she has under her ginormous head scarves, people)
The Colleen ordeal has been good for some prime Peter Bergman/Beth Maitland goodness (raise your hand if you'd watch a show just with the two of them acting the hell out of random scenes! BRB, writing a pitch to the networks)
but we've had to slog through a whole lot of silly and unreal to get it. Is it just me? Because I do tend to get testy when it's rainy, so maybe I am being overly bitter.