Bold & Beautiful’s Epic Steffy/Sheila Showdown Was Worth the Wait, But Hinted At What Could Have Been a Killer Twist

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ItWas a big week on Bold & Beautiful Many thanks to Steffy’s memory returning and her long-awaited confrontation with Sheila. The scenes definitely didn’t disappoint… although they also hinted at a storyline which won’t actually be happening, but could have been kinda awesome. ReadAll you need is here the details! 

“You Shot Your Own Son!”

GrowingI was up aHuge fan of Agatha ChristieRomances and theShow Murder, She Wrote. That was the moment I lived for. Miss MarpleOr Jessica FletcherAll would be welcome theIn order to finally expose all the suspects, we need to bring them together. the killer. In theCase of Bold & BeautifulWe knew that already SheilaWas theShooter, but theI was captivated by the unfolding scenes theSame thrill.

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In Sheila’s mind, she pictured them all being one big happy family. (And in her mind, Taylor never ditched the wig. Sheila always did like aGood disguise.

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SureIt seemed insane to me. Steffy’s parents would sign off on her plan to ring up Sheila and say, “Hey, come on over so we can… er, hang out!” TaylorMade aIt is a valid point to say that Sheila wouldn’t bring a gun into the home in which her precious grandbaby lived, but… I mean, it’s Sheila. CanWe can be sure of that? I assume that she will be on her way out theShe grabs the door a gun theOther people may pick up their keys in a different way.

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WhatThe following were some amazing scenes. Jacqueline MacInnes WoodAnd Kimberlin BrownSimply rip into the material. HowIt was great fun to watch. SheilaYou can stop thinking she was Finally Being accepted by the ForrestersRealizing the truth of what was really happening? TheShow did it perfectly, down to the last detail. theUpon seeing that, loon immediately becomes suspicious RidgeIt was present.

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TheReal reason Ridge hates Sheila: She knows — and has threatened to reveal — he’s aPoor tipper.

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ItThat was really appreciated. theScripts theThere are episodes in which theIt was a great payoff. MyYour favorite line was probably after SheilaPlayed the “ButI saved Taylor” card, prompting Ridge to snark, “I’m sorry, what do you want… a loyalty cookie?” The runner up? Taylor saying, “YouYou think I would trust you more than my child? Sheila, you’re good. You Are good. But you’re not that good!”

EverythingEverything worked down to theBelow are various musical cues the scenes. I’ve always said that this show may be far from perfect, but theOther soaps may also be interested in learning aOne or two things from Bold & Beautiful When it comes to payoffs.

Sheila’s Best Defense

Like most of you, I sometimes can’t help playing headwriter. WhatWould I have done it differently? In this case, I’d have had the payoff… but stretched it out. Sheiladid a pretty good job of saying, “HeyWait! a minute… aA day or two ago SteffyThought she was still there Liam’s wife. And now, just because she says I shot her, everyone’s going to sign off on it?”

ItIt might have been fun to see. SheilaContinue to insist that she was innocent. After all, there’s no actual proof that she gunned SteffyAnd FinnTake it down. aA halfway competent lawyer could point this out theProblems with Steffy’s memory. ItIt might have been a lot of fun to watch this trial unfold. AsIt was. SheilaSimply put, it’s like throwing in the towel and confessing her sins felt like… well, an episode of Murder, She WroteWhere the killer confesses largely because it’s a 60-minute show and time’s-a-wastin’.

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“And she would have gotten away with it, too, if not for those pesky kids!”

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But theBeauty of aSoap is what it is aNever-ending story. That is what it means theThe machine must be fed continuously. WhyEnd aStory when you can throw aKeep things moving with a creative twist a while? ThatI said this to my pal Curtis explains, Sheila may be down, but she’s not out… at least not yet!

Random Thoughts

• AlmostEvery day of the week Bold & Beautiful gave us two storylines, which y’all know is something I’m constantly begging them to do. Surprisingly, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there were actually two storylines. Thursday — when people would be tuning in to see thebig Sheila/Steffy confrontation — theCutaway was Deacon/Brooke/Hope talking about… the Sheila story. Let’s go over this once more: You Know Even lapsed viewers may be tuning in aThis is a big moment. Why not take advantage of it to grab their attention? aSecond story? YouThey know they are loved and so keep coming back for more.

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“I have one rule, Eric. TheYour first call to me Brooke, I’m outta here.”

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• I could not love DonnaAnd Eric more. I probably shouldn’t be so into them, given that Ericis cheating on his wife DonnaAnother woman on the show is perfectly content to be herself a man’s side piece. ButDarned if JohnMcCook and Jennifer Gareis don’t have killer chemistry. AndWho knows, this could be the result. Quinn’s dark side resurfacing. I’ve long been aFan of theThis is a more savage version of QuinnWe had it years ago.

• I’m surprised they haven’t done more to push DeaconAnd BrookeYou can get closer to make things more interesting. theTruth about New Year’s EveIt is out now RidgeHe is second-guessing himself about who he really belongs to.

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