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Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided their own commentary on the action in the Two Scoops column.

Every week, our Two Scoops columnists share their thoughts and opinions in the Two Scoops commentary columns. Those columns are archived to allow fans a chance to make sure that they've read every opinion for every week. This archive features columns written about The Bold and the Beautiful in the 2016 calendar year.

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January 4, 2016
This week, the threat radar went haywire for everyone but Steffy and Quinn. Katie barked up the Alison tree, but Brooke's bush is the real danger. Wyatt thought Quinn was trampling his love garden, but she really sought to weed out the poison Ivy. Liam wanted Ivy to uproot herself in peace, but Steffy wanted to rip out the vine personally. Find out how the ghosts of relationships past led to big falls on the Bold and the Beautiful.
January 11, 2016
Maya and Nicole may be figuring out Sasha wants a reservation on Zende Airlines, while pals Liam and Ivy, and Wyatt and Steffy, kicked off 2016 by getting ready to switch seats! It's out with the old, in with the old with Two Scoops' Mike!
January 18, 2016
This week, Brooke became the cat woman to Bill's Batman as he struggled to stay true to his Vicky Vale. The Green Lantern Liam rid himself of Poison Ivy, but his light beamed red when he saw Wonder Woman Steffy and his Green Horny brother in bed together. Sasha thought she and Nicole were as thick as the Super Twins, but as Sasha took on the shape of a print model, Nicole assumed the form of a jealous bitch. Get the scoop on the dangers and pitfalls our super heroes and heroines face on the Bold and the Beautiful.
January 25, 2016
Nicole thought she had what the doctor ordered when she surgically removed Sasha's modeling gig, and Wyatt prescribed good old vitamin D to cure Steffy's blues. But Quinn playing doctor with Liam? Medic! Get your soapy prescription with Two Scoops' Mike!
February 1, 2016
The Logan sisters are on the outs, Wyatt is on his way in, and Liam trusts Quinn?! Let's scoop about the mudslide of crumbling lives this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
February 8, 2016
Los Angeles became the Garden of Eden as serpent Sasha tempted Zende with her apple, Katie obsessed over Brooke climbing Bill's tree, and Liam and Quinn tasted the forbidden fruit thanks to a dose of amnesia! Take a bite of Mike's deliciously sinful Two Scoops!
February 15, 2016
In Bizarro World, sworn enemies are married, and fiancées who worry that their mates are dead don't call the police. It's a place where Liam eats meat, Deacon isn't on the take, and Thomas actually wants to emulate his father. Just when Bizarro World can't get any more bizarre, Adam takes a big bite of Eve's apple, and Steffy actually sleeps with another man! Grab a fork because this Two Scoops might be too thick to stab with a spoon.
February 22, 2016
Incisive writing? Better continuity? A hotly contested forbidden love affair? That's the valentine viewers got as Bridget came home, Stephanie's portrait went up, and Liam and Quinn went down! Find out why bolder is “beautifuler” with Two Scoops' Mike!
February 29, 2016
In Los Angeles, the Butterfly effect is real, and it manifested itself in a hissy fit that changed addresses and altered lives forever -- or at least for this week. Everyone seemed to be moving, and Liam got sick of sitting still. Grab your bowls and get the dish on how Rick's conniption led to Brooke's place becoming a boarding house, Ridge's larvae infesting the mansion, Nicole's heartbreak, and Wyatt's impromptu proposal to Steffy this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
March 7, 2016
There's a new (old) doctor in the house! Which is good, 'cuz Sasha's snatchin' the unattached Zende, Quinn might bring her Liam-stabbing sword out of retirement, and Katie's liking her liquor with a cutting edge! Lie down the couch once again with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 14, 2016
There's a whole lot of confusion going on in Los Angeles. Rick doesn't think he is Ridge's employee. Thomas can't figure out why Ridge isn't receptive to the new big brother. Liam can't connect with his outer Adam, and Deacon can't talk sense into Eve's inner Quinn. Let's dish on the watery beginning of Ridge and Caroline' family and the watery ending Quinn envisioned for Liam this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
March 21, 2016
This week, B&B brought together every woman Liam ever fell for. And, thanks to Quinn, Deacon just fell! Mull through the madness of March with Two Scoops' Mike!
March 28, 2016
From shoving exes off cliffs to quickie weddings, some people do anything to keep their secrets and fantasies. Sasha worked her body to protect her Zende fantasy, and to save his own rear, Julius butted out of the Nicole/Zende/Sasha triangle. When a video revealed clues about Liam's last day in L.A., Wyatt pressed for Steffy's eloping vow to forsake all others. Get the scoop on why they know they are wrong for what they do this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
April 4, 2016
Katie imagined a lie. Liam imagined the truth. And Wyatt and Steffy were in more denial than you can imagine! Shimmy through the shower of April fools with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 11, 2016
One honeymoon just began, but the honeymoon for another couple is irrevocably over. This week, the rescuer got rescued from Quinn -- again -- and Liam and Steffy came face-to-face. Brooke tried to throw Katie back on the wagon, to no avail. Katie had better hope Will's nanny never hankers for a granola snack. Let's dish on Liam's escape from Eden and Katie's new liquor hiding spots this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
April 18, 2016
Deacon washed up, Ridge had to pony up, and Katie's jig was up. But L.A. must've had an earthquake, because the B&B residents you love and love to hate were bouncing all over the place! Make sense of the mayhem with Two Scoops' Mike!
April 25, 2016
This week, viewers can count on three things -- death, taxes, and if Liam has his way, Steam. The puzzle is what motivates Katie -- or Zende, for that matter. Katie turns to booze and firmly plants her nose where it doesn't belong. Zende turns to the sex elixir and places his other nose where the Avants don't think it belongs. The doctor is dead, and Ridge's secret proves quite taxing as Rick and Katie snoop in his business on the Bold and the Beautiful.
May 2, 2016
Katie felt free to pull a Stephanie, Quinn felt free to approach her “Adam,” and Sasha felt free to school Nicole on their family tree! Get a load of their liberty plus an announcement by Two Scoops' Mike!
May 9, 2016
This week, Rick said what goes around comes around. Caroline doesn't want to think about it, and Ridge doesn't want to talk about it. Vivienne is just so sick about it. Julius can't believe it's ending this way. Thomas is so confused about it, and Sasha's feeling the blues about it; however, Nicole and Katie can't do without the baby truth about it. This is the way it's going down and how secrets explode for Mother's Day on the Bold and the Beautiful.
May 16, 2016
This week's B&B was like Disney's famous secondary amusement park. Thomas took Douglas on the kiddie ride. Wyatt tried to keep Liam away from the Steffy ride. And Quinn got pulled out of line for a ride downtown! Scoop it California style with Two Scoops' Mike!
May 23, 2016
Oh, the life-changing things you can do with a bed in Los Angeles. Nicole gave birth on one. Sasha set a seductive scene around another. Zende reconciled with Nicole and dropped a bombshell on a bed. Katie can make love on one and have herself a drink on it -- if Brooke wasn't already hiding under it, that is. Moments both great and shameful are made in, on, under, and around a bed. Let's scoop on the moments our residents live for -- or have to live down -- this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
May 30, 2016
Surprise! This week, Liam spun the wheel to determine Quinn's freedom. Sasha stacked the deck in her game against the Avants. And Ridge gave Thomas a chance to increase his frequent flyer miles! Delve into all the ancient Chinese secrets with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 6, 2016
This week, our flagship families tackled icebergs of epic portions, but some fail to see the size of the bergs just below the surface of their good intentions. Ridge granted Thomas full access to Douglas, but that means to Caroline, too. The Avants sought to heal the family, but Maya forgot there was another sister on board. Bill dove in to to help Brooke, but it might cause a glacier of a problem for his marriage. Liam failed to lock his door, and you know what that means, this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
June 13, 2016
Your fave characters must be into Belinda Carlisle, because there was sand and a lot of circling going on. Conversations revolved like carnival rides -- until Bill and Chaz Bono came in and thankfully derailed them! Have a go-go at B&B with Two Scoops' Mike!
June 20, 2016
In Los Angeles, love and marriage go together like lies and baggage. Bill, the Emperor of Marriage, created his secret lair and ordered Brooke to lie in it -- literally and figuratively -- and all while, he commanded Liam to respect Wyatt's marriage. Empress Nicole decreed that Zende will not be doing soft porn photo sessions with Sasha. Wyatt tossed Quinn from the marriage kingdom at Empress Steffy's behest. Let's dish on which emperors and empresses rule and which ones have only a shell of an empire this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
June 27, 2016
Our soap's more intriguing story points seemed to get lost as the Spencers and the Avants wandered aimlessly around Tattooine. But then Katie sensed deception in the Empire, and Caroline decided she wasn't going that way because it's much too rocky! Feel the Force with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 4, 2016
In Beverly Hills, residents ran hot and cold and flipped from young to old. Ridge's secret was finally laid to rest, but a new secret cropped up in Eric's empty nest. When Katie's manipulative magic failed on Bill, on Liam, and on Brooke, Katie cast a guilt spell. Marriages weakened, and many learned that love is a game that only the lonely can play this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
July 11, 2016
Wyatt fired up the barbecue, Brooke was on the grill thanks to Brill, and Liam and Katie brought the fireworks. But that was nothing compared to Eric declaring his independence with Quinn as his Lady Liberty! Lift your lamps with Two Scoops' Mike!
July 18, 2016
There was talk of kings and CEO crowns this week in Los Angeles as Ridge's announcement threatened his Forrester reign. Deacon vied to be the king of Quinn's bedroom but ranked as court jester compared to Eric. Bill banished a member from his kingdom and passed his kingly duties to his sons. And if you forwent the bonus scenes, you might be the king of missing out this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
July 25, 2016
Quinn was full of fantasies while Nicole was finally full of Zende. But B&B's scripts were full of continuity-pleasing details! Strip your favorite soap down with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 1, 2016
There were a few air pockets on the bumpy flight of love for couples this week. In poetic fashion, Ridge ended his marriage over Champagne and chocolates. Eric is so hip that he dumped Quinn via email. In a hell-no-I-won't-go moment, Quinn booked a flight to make-up city. Liam got shook up when he swore he spotted Quinn in Monte Carlo. Steffy directed Wyatt to step away from the selfie stick and keep an eye out for Mama Witch this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
August 8, 2016
In Los Angeles, the smog lifted, but across the world, Steffy's vampire energy sucked the romance out of Monte Carlo. It was the Hulk cry heard round the world when Steffy confronted Quinn about preying on Steffy's helpless, lonely grandfather. But, like Global Warming, is the threat of Quinn merely hype, or can Quinn really implode the Forrester and Spencer dynasties? Turn up your pinkies and sip the tea as we scoop on Quinn, the biggest global threat to life as Steffy knows it.
August 15, 2016
Los Angeles isn't big enough for the residents and the truth. With truths exposed, just about everyone has got to go, but only Caroline had the foresight to get hell out of dodge. While Caroline chilled in the Hamptons, Julius told Sasha to book that midnight train to anywhere but Nicole's world. Wyatt tossed Quinn's clothes into a to-go box, but Eric delivered her back into his life and Forrester. Bill ordered Katie a nonstop ticket to Divorceville, but Katie asked for a stock upgrade and first class view of Bill's chagrin. Let's dish on who came, who went, and who needs to go this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
August 22, 2016
Music may make the people come together, but nothing unifies folks more than Quinn. Ridge and Rick actually agreed. Pam lost her lemon bars. But Wyatt and Steffy's threats got Quinn keyed up thanks to Eric! File your change of address with Two Scoops' Mike!
August 29, 2016
There is a huge meltdown in the middle of Los Angeles, and it isn't Thomas' ice cream. At ground zero, Quinn and Eric remained standing after Steffy's ultimatum bomb blew up in Wyatt's face. Bill foiled Ridge's power heist by refusing to budge off stock mountain, but Ridge fanned the Brill flames in hopes of dousing the Queric fire. Let's raid Thomas' freezer stash and scoop on who lost the house battle and who might win the stock war on The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 5, 2016
L.A. pharmacies worked overtime as Sasha cured what ailed Thomas and a spoonful of sugar made Batie's divorce papers go down. But Quinn got her prescription for Weffy's weakening marriage all the way from Australia! Get your soapy dose with Two Scoops' Mike!
September 12, 2016
If your fave B&B characters are planets, then Quinn is the sun around which they revolve. Brooke finally got a piece of asteroid, Eric may have rings around his head, and Steffy will go thermonuclear when Quinn becomes her grandma! Bold-ly go with Two Scoops' Mike!
September 19, 2016
There are new matriarch contenders for the family dynasties. A quickie Nevada divorce ousted Katie, and an eight karat diamond ensured that Maya's portrait will keep collecting storage dust. As Brooke prepared to take the Spencer crown and block Quinn's ascension to the Forrester throne, Quinn decided it's off with the heads of her detractors. Will Bill's surprise detractor spoil Bill's best-laid wedding plans? Let's scoop on the matriarchs and whether Mini-Ridge will lead Bill to make another helicopter ornament out of Ridge Senior this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
September 26, 2016
Long-forgotten Forresters found their way home to weigh in on a pair of upcoming nuptials. R.J. was kept in the dark about the terms of Brooke's marriage to Bill while Thorne and Felicia were asked to attend Queric's ceremony as invisible wedding guests! Keep the rice on standby with Two Scoops' Mike!
October 3, 2016
This week, the Forrester patriarch blew a gasket -- literally -- when he confronted his family about their boycott of his wedding. Eric was hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage. As he lay unconscious in a hospital bed, some Forresters were sorry, some wished they could do things differently, and some just didn't give a damn about anything but ousting Quinn. Carter holds the document that just might get rid of Quinn -- or solidify the new matriarch's reign. Let's scoop on who should be sorry and who'll wind up sorry this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
October 10, 2016
Los Angeles U-Hauls were sold out as Ridge's power of attorney plot gave Quinn a new zip code and Ridge an old one. Meanwhile, Caroline brought Douglas home to a ready-made family, and Wyatt was glad Steffy moved back in until he got an unexpected housewarming present! Keep your address book straight with Two Scoops' Mike!
October 17, 2016
Even E.T.'s Elliot knows that, in California, it's all about who has absolute power. Steffy and Ridge had sworn to the most excellent secret, but Wyatt's conscience blew it -- and his marriage -- straight out the water. Absolute power landed in Quinn's lap, and Steffy landed on Liam's back deck, wielding the power of reconciliation. Zende tried to save Nicole from sister power when Maya asked for another baby, and Sasha empowered Thomas to be a family with Caroline, whether he wants to or not. Let's dish on the power shifts this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
October 24, 2016
don • ny • brook (noun.) a scene of uproar and disorder. Plenty of those abounded as Rick asked Nicole to bake another bun and Donna and R.J. weighed in on Brooke's wedding. But mood rings popped when Quinn pulled a Donna and fostered change at Forrester! Define all the doings with Two Scoops' Mike!
October 31, 2016
Los Angeles was full of talk. People tried talking each other into things and out of things. Zende failed to talk Nicole into a barely-there Halloween costume, but Lizzie cooed her way into getting a new sibling out of Auntie Nicole. R.J. talked Ridge into wanting Brooke more than stock, but Brooke would be damned if Ridge talked her out of marrying Bill. To Brooke, Ridge's talk was cheap, but it might cost her a future with Bill. Let's scoop on who's all talk and who's all action this week on the Bold and the Beautiful.
November 7, 2016
Was Zende right to clash with Nicole on reproductive rights, which put underdog Sasha in the running? Does Ridge have a chance now that Bill dropped out of Brooke's race? Debate who's red and who's blue with Two Scoops' Mike!
November 14, 2016
Quinn's got ninety-nine problems, and loser Ridge ain't one.The showstopper gaze she gave him left viewers wanting to know -- is Ridge's anger turning Quinn on?
November 21, 2016
I still get jealous? Quinn channeling Nick Jonas over new neighbor Katie might bring back the beast in her while Ridge's graveside coveting led to one of his more interesting proposals. Explore the envy with Two Scoops' Mike!
November 28, 2016
Steffy hugging Quinn? It must be do-something-nice-to-the-person-screwing-your-life day! It's a Forrester family tradition to make a game of your pain, and it lives on this week on B&B!
December 5, 2016
Bridge edged closer to endgame. Nicole, Zende, Sasha, Bill, and Wyatt all had wounds to lick. And Steffy got an offer that may be better than love! Understand the unrequited with Two Scoops' Mike!
December 12, 2016
Ding-dong, the passive aggressive bitch is dead! Jealousy can't keep Katie down, but maybe blunt-force trauma can. On the CEO front, it's too much, too little, too late for Ridge this week on B&B.
December 19, 2016
By the dawn's early light, Steffy finally got the world revolving around her. But is Quinn about to run herself up the flagpole? Offer a salute to them -- and Massimo -- with Two Scoops' Mike!
December 26, 2016
It was a year of kidnappings, divorces, and weddings galore on the Bold and the Beautiful. Let's scoop on the best, the worst, and the dumbest schemes of 2016.

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