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January 2, 2017
It's out with the old -- and the bad -- as we take one last look back at all the things that stink, stank, and stunk on Days of our Lives 2016. Get ready for the 10th Annual Alex North Memorial Awards honoring the Worst of DAYS.
January 9, 2017
If they say you can't keep a good man down, then Stefano must be one of the goodest men in history! Has the Phoenix risen again? Should he!? Let's talk resurrection in the week's back-from-the-dead DAYS Two Scoops!
January 16, 2017
What a week for the ladies! Chloe woke up, Anna returned, and Nicole lost her ever lovin' mind. Plus, Hope escaped, Gabi uncovered a scandal, and Abigail found another possible match. Let's have a girls' night in this edition of Two Scoops.
January 23, 2017
Chloe told the truth! Almost. The Prague Pack got Stefano! Well, almost. Deimos paid for his dirty deeds. Um, almost again. Is DAYS dragging its feet until February Sweeps, or am I horrible with anticipation? Plus, let's welcome back Eric Brady in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
January 30, 2017
Is Chloe the only one in Salem capable of logic? Does that automatically mean that Holly should be an official 'Lane'? And what will we have to look forward to once the new writer comes to town? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
February 6, 2017
There may have been some dark and twisty moments on DAYS last week, but there were definitely fun times worth celebrating, too! How about how Jennifer and pals brought a basket of awesome to the table!? Let's (mostly) focus on the sunnier side of Salem in this week's in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
February 13, 2017
The legendary Joseph Mascolo paid his final visit to Days of Our Lives. Let's talk about how we'll remember this legend, and what we're going to do with Salem moving forward in this edition of Two Scoops.
February 20, 2017
Steve and Kayla tied the knot (again)! But everything's not great in Salem this Sweeps. Let's look at the good-ish, the bad, and the plain ol' ugly in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
February 27, 2017
Finally! People realized the emperor was butt-booty naked! Is Salem back on track now that Deimos isn't getting his way? And did those pesky millennials just outdo the baby boomers? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
March 6, 2017
Oops, she did it again! Nicole forwent formalities and snatched baby Holly. Will her latest kidnapping work out better than the last? And will this be Nicole's last hurrah? Grab some rocky road and spoons, and let's eat our feelings in this week's on-the-run DAYS Two Scoops!
March 13, 2017
The theme for last week was kids! Some old, some new, some out on the run with their not-so-smart mom. Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
March 20, 2017
Is DAYS on the verge of a great new storyline? Should Abigail and Gabi both dump Chad? Is it time for Bricole: For Real? Is Jennifer a better match for Roman? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
March 27, 2017
Did Deimos' dirty double take destine him for a dirt nap? What will happen to Salem's resident egomaniac now that nobody's on his side? And, well, does anyone really care? Let's try not to get abducted in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
April 3, 2017
Chloe's delusions gave her a false sense of security, thinking she could live a normal life as Kevin's wife. Will Chloe's Adam bombshell cause Chelsea's entire world to explode into a million pieces, as the cabin did? Confusion over Chloe's return lurks in Two Scoops.
April 10, 2017
Will there be anyone who won't have a motive to kill Deimos? Is Tate going to make a good mob prince? What should become of Scooter? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
April 17, 2017
April showers may bring May flowers, but this week, it's time to get down and dirty! Let's weed out which storylines are worth nurturing, which ones are pure manure, and what other ones could have been planted instead. Grab your gardening gear for this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
April 24, 2017
Will Abigail and Chad's breakup stick? Should it? Is Tripp the best thing to happen to Steve and Kayla since the 80s? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
May 1, 2017
Oh, Canada! Nicole's dream life turned into a nightmare as Brady was blasted by a baddie back from the dead. Plus, let's see what storylines are being set up for May Sweeps as we head to the Great White North in this week's DAYS Two Scoops, eh!
May 8, 2017
Can Nicole deal with Xander on her own? Are people over-hyping Wyatt's secret? What will happen to Lani? Let's discuss the ladies and the beasts they face in this edition of Two Scoops.
May 15, 2017
Who doesn't love a fun summer vacation? This week, the group packed up and headed to Greece. And it just might be the best trip ever. Let's discuss the various travel itineraries in this edition of Two Scoops.
May 22, 2017
Stupid Cupid! It seems like no one will find "happily ever after" in Salem after last week. Nope, Sweeps is not being kind to anyone, it seems. Let's look at the winners, um, losers in love in this week's forlorn DAYS Two Scoops!
May 29, 2017
Salemites down! Will the stranded seven be saved, or are we in for a long island adventure? Plus, Ciara says sayonara Salem while Brady's loved ones believe this is goodbye forever. Let's get Lost in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
June 5, 2017
Soap characters have a tendency to show up alive again. But this time, they literally rose one from the dead. Let's discuss the most bizarre scene in DAYS recent history in this edition of Two Scoops.
June 12, 2017
Yippie-Yi-Yo! The stranded Salem Seven aren't havin' a ball on the island as Paul has "jungle madness!" Yes. THAT jungle madness! Plus, it's time to celebrate Salem's newest newly engaged couple -- Kate and Andre! Let's go berserk in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
June 19, 2017
It was a week of returns of some of our favorite dirty ladies! Nancy Wesley made a welcome visit to Salem. We started to get to know Anjelica Deveraux again. And Claire debuted as Hester Prynne. Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
June 26, 2017
Salem might be becoming a happy little place for a change! There were reunions and rethinking of bad actions. Some apologies and an Oprah-like gift giveaway! And that lasted a minute. Boo. Let's discuss all the sunny spots and the shady nots in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
July 3, 2017
Dingdong, the creep is gone! Who killed Deimos? Should the couples keep their Halo partners? And what will become of the Kiriakis family now that he's gone? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops.
July 10, 2017
It's almost here! The “Age of Carlivati,” that is. There's only a few more episodes left under the old writers and, like when Deimos died, who's ready to celebrate the dearly departed? Let's wrap up the second-to-the-last week of dismay in this week's random DAYS Two Scoops!
July 17, 2017
If DAYS were a closet, what items would you throw out? What ones would be put into regular rotation? In this edition of Two Scoops, let's clean up DAYS in preparation for Ron Carlivati coming to town.
July 24, 2017
Here we go one more time, everybody's feeling fine as it's out with the old and in with the new head writer! Say, “Bye, bye, bye!” to Higs, and “Hello, Carlivati!” Let's celebrate as we begin generation next in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
July 31, 2017
Dario is making trouble for both Chad and Abigail, but could another Salemite suffer most at his hand? Is Angelica's evil twin plot "two" much? And is the battle between Eric and Nicole finally over? Let's sort it all out in this edition of Two Scoops.
August 7, 2017
The world continued to turn while Abigail waited to wake up from surgery. Who was behind the hit-and-run? Will she be the last patient Kayla has a chance to save? And who will she go home to? Let's sort it all out in this edition of Two Scoops.
August 14, 2017
We're on the hunt for bad guys! Who was Dario about to give up? Which Salemite killed Deimos? And who could Anjelica be working with? Let's make some predictions sure to go wrong in this edition of Two Scoops!
August 21, 2017
DAYS puts the "S" in suspicious as several storylines seem like they're more than meets the eye. Is Abe a slim shady!? Nicole a murderer!? Are we being set up to take a trip back to Melaswen!? Let's compare notes and solve some capers in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
August 28, 2017
Lushy Lucas might be unlucky in love, but the biggest loser is a stone cold Dead Anj! Plus, Deimos' real murderer is revealed; a criminal mastermind is, too; and, if you're not tired of seeing double already, get two handfuls of rice ready because we're in for a double wedding! Let's talk the drunk, the dead, the dirty, and the dearly reunited in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
September 4, 2017
No doubt DAYS has been sweeter since the latest reboot began, but are the wheels spinning a bit in Salem lately? Plus, Nicole and Holly were reunited, and it felt so good! Let's talk the stalled, the sweet, and all the savory storylines in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
September 11, 2017
Are the doubles about to get caught? Should Eli give Gabi another…um…shot? Is Kayla digging herself a hole? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
September 18, 2017
While a hopeless Hattie's plans crashed and burned, Lucas scorched Sonny and company so badly they may need aloe for their burns. And then Lucas saw Will! Plus, is Hope a runaway bride? Will Brady brag about being right or go on a bender? Was Tripp too overdressed for moving? Let's chat about all things DAYS in this week's Two Scoops!
September 25, 2017
Were you happy to see Will back? Should Nicole act on her feelings for Eric? Or will Brady do something sinister? Let's talk ghost sightings and crazy current boyfriends in this edition of Two Scoops!
October 2, 2017
It wouldn't be a Salem shindig without someone shocking showing up to blow up the wedded bliss! But we're going to have to wait until Monday to reveal this mystery man. Drats! Was DAYS dragging its feet or building suspense? Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops!
October 9, 2017
Was Ben the best wedding guest ever? Have Chad and Abigail finally found their groove? Is DAYS forgetting one of Hope's best scenes? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
October 16, 2017
Between Ben's confession and Eric and Nicole's confessions of love, the Salem night sizzled, but when the morning came, the craziness hit the fan! Now it's Nicole's neck on the line and the hunt for a mad scientist. Let's grab a bagel and some caffeine and have some coffee talk while we discuss DAYS in this week's Two Scoops!
October 23, 2017
Did Nicole's exit break one of the cardinal rules of soaps? Does Brady deserve to pay for forcing Nicole out? Are Maggie and company onto Bonnie's scheme? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
October 30, 2017
A fallen mad scientist, another clue or two, and the hunt is on for more information on a possibly alive Will! Plus, an exposed Bonnie bids adieu to Salem while Eve says, "Hello again!" Put on your detective gear and let's hunt for clues in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
November 6, 2017
Are Sami and Sonny the only ones behaving normally? Is that really Susan? And is Eve the best thing to happen to Deimos ever? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
November 13, 2017
It's beginning to look a lot like November Sweeps, everywhere you go! There's a cliffhanger in the Memphis bar, one in the park as well -- the shocking kind that really ended the show. Brady and Eve were at it again, Andre made amends, and I have to wonder if Rafe is a little slow. So, let's discuss all things November Sweeps in DAYS Two Scoops for this week. Ready? Set. Let's go!
November 20, 2017
Both Will and Theo's lives hang in the balance as their parents try to save them. Will Sami get through to Will? Will Theo make it through surgery? Will Abe burn down half of Salem with one look? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
November 27, 2017
Is DAYS better with more DiMeras? Are people trying too hard with Will? Should Sonny go easier on Paul? Is this the best Sweeps ever for returns? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
December 4, 2017
Oops, Sami did it again! She made a bad situation worse and out-crazied a psychopath. Who would've thought? It figures. And things went from bad to worse for Hope as well -- she got fired and dumped! Let's wrap up November Sweeps with all that and more in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
December 11, 2017
"Safe" sex! Will learns things he oughta know. Sonny's lovin' -- Paul's never gonna get it. Ooh oh ooo oh, Ciara's got a new attitude. Plus, Maggie vs. Eve, Kate vs. Steve, and does Sami have to leave? Yep. There were a lot of random events in Salem last week, so let's discuss it randomly in this week's DAYS Two Scoops!
December 18, 2017
Sami made her farewell tour around Salem, but did she leave too soon? Is J.J. on the brink of a mental breakdown? And are Sonny and Will walking into a house full of Uncle Victor trouble? Let's discuss it all in this edition of Two Scoops!
December 25, 2017
It's time to put on your holiday best, grab some champagne, and toast to a few of our favorite things as Two Scoopers Laurisa and Tony team up to present the Eleventh Annual Golden Doughnut Awards: The Best of DAYS 2017 in this week's Two Scoops!