We continue our look at the Emmy reels submitted by the nominated actors and actresses, this time looking at the nominees for Supporting Actress to see just how much Emmy bait they managed to pack into their reels.
What counts as Emmy bait? These ultra-dramatic buzzwords do:
- Breaks down/tailspin
- Confronts/blasts/rips into/tears into, etc.
- Illness--mental illness, cancer, coma, miscarriage, shot, injured, etc.
Beth Chamberlin, Guiding Light: Beth grieved after being told that Coop had died. Later, she told Alan that she was leaving him, despite his claims that she always ran out the minute things hit a rough patch, only to return once things had calmed. Beth visited Phillip in prison to thank him for risking his own life by pulling Coop from a fiery car wreck, thereby giving Coop a few more hours to live.
Carolyn Hennesy, General Hospital: Diane salivated when she learned that Molly was trying to fix up Alexis on a Thanksgiving date. Later, Diane learned from Spinelli that Max had suffered permanent impotency as a result of a car accident. Diane spent quality time with Max -- and a plunger -- and thought that she had cured his problem, but she learned that Max never had any erectile dysfunction. Spinelli's story was just an attempt to get Diane and Max back together
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