It's A Mixed Bag (of Nuts and Berries)
I'll take an up-and-down episode over one that's all down any day of the week. Today was a bit of a back-and-forth roller coaster, so it's time for a Serial Drama list....
NUTS: Sonny gets to be right about Johnny. And he gets to learn that after "giving him some credit" today and revising his opinion. Damn.
BERRIES: Tracy is actually in a real storyline, not just a stupid comic subplot.
NUTS: They still haven't pointed out how easy it should be to convince a court that killing Lisa was completely justified. Sure, Felicia pointed out that Matt's attorney could argue extenuating circumstances, but that this is the first time it's been mentioned just illustrates the insanity of this storyline from its first moment.
BERRIES: They're not letting people just forget about Robin's "death" just because we've moved on to new storylines. Anna sobbing over shampoo that smells like Robin was a lovely realistic touch.
I might've sniffled a bit myself. Might've.
NUTS: Oh crap. Daytime's 3,984th "we keep the actor on to be a kooky and wacky ghost" story!
Can't freaking wait.
BERRIES: Felicia actually got a morsel or two of decent dialogue today!
NUTS: Is anyone buying Carly's newfound never-ending deep well of empathy? Please. She also blames Connie for "destroying" her and Johnny? Hilarious.
BERRIES: Jason, the man who is considering ending his marriage because his wife is having a child that's the product of her having been raped, wasn't on today's episode being heinous and hypocritical.
NUTS: They're doing a prison story?
I had hope that we'd be spared this cartoon. Guess not. Maxie's now been attacked in prison... by makeup.
Kill me now.
BERRIES: Jan! The mayor! I rather love her.
Plus she's hot in a bad-ass sort of way. And isn't the least bit cringeworthy on her first day, so I'm guessing she can act. And best of all? She wants Anna to run the PCPD again! Oh hell, yes!
NUTS: These were the funniest moments of the day for me because they were really good jokes, but I just mean "nuts" because of what it took to say them: Dante, with a straight face, claimed that he's never used his badge to protect Sonny and -- this is the best one! -- that the PCPD has one of the best percentages of closed cases in the state of New York!
Dante's a comedian! I love it.
BERRIES: It was finally a new day in Port Charles, so Tea and Carly weren't in those unhappy dresses anymore!
(Before anyone yells at me: I'm a big fan of almonds and cashews. And not so hot on blackberries because they get stuck in my teeth. It was just a metaphor! Leave me alone, y'all!)