Due to the New Year's Eve holiday, CBS rebroadcast a classic epsiode of The Bold and the Beautiful from 1998.
Classic Episode 1998
Brooke and Ridge's wedding begins, but threatens to end with Taylor and Thorne on their way to tell Ridge; Brooke is pregnant. On their way Taylor has a surprise of her own, by going into labor. Thorne must deliver the baby by the side of the road. Stephanie who is awaiting Taylor and Thorne's arrival looks nervously at the door wondering where they could be. Sally and Lorenzo also want a piece of the action and try to find out what is going on at the wedding, but their source isn't talking. They put their heads together to think up another alternative.
January 4, 2001
Due to the New Year's holiday, today's regularly scheduled original episode was not shown. Programming will resume on Wednesday, January 2nd with no lost episodes - the action will pick up exactly where it left off.
Wednesday, January 2, 2001
Amber fantasizes about the success her new "Ambrosia" line will be to the bottom line at Forrester. Hearing Stephanie call his mother a "whore," Rick angrily confronts her and Taylor and blasts them for badmouthing Brooke. He orders them to leave Brooke's office but Stephanie refuses. Rick reminds her that she's badmouthing the CEO of Forrester and insists that the bed be brought back into the office as a symbol of the success that Brooke is in the industry. He threatens them both and then leaves as Ridge arrives. Hearing what happened, Ridge lectures his wife and mother about the way they treat Brooke but Stephanie urges Ridge to use his new power to make significant changes at Forrester. Ridge admits that he and Eric talked about going back to the classic look of years gone by and Taylor advises them both that she heard people badmouthing Forrester because of Brooke's scandalous designs. Meanwhile, Rick runs home and complains to Amber about the way Stephanie trashed his mother. Bridget pays her mom a visit at the spa and gets off on the wrong foot by talking about how great Deacon is. Brooke insists that she not talk to her husband about her troubles. Bridget then encourages her mother with compliments about her professional life.
Thursday, January 3, 2001
At home, Deacon asked Bridget if Brooke had revealed to her why she's so depressed. Bridget couldn't get an answer out of Brooke. All Brooke hinted at is that she's very ashamed of herself for some reason. Bridget deduced that Brooke's depression was caused by something other than her divorce from Thorne and her recent rejection by Ridge. Bridget was determined to find out why Brooke is so upset.