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I Fall Down An Elevator Shaft? : DOOL

Even though Chloe appears to be losing her mind, I'm glad Days didn't go overboard by making her snap and send Carly to her death. I did love the fact that a rigged elevator was involved in all of this though. That was textbook soap opera 101, and I love soaps that aren't afraid to look, feel, and sound like soaps. In fact I think many soaps, in their efforts to attract a broader audience, have lost the essence of the genre. Scenes that may seem cheesy or contrived in other genres sometimes work well in soaps. As long as these scenes don't compromise the integrity of the characters or the show itself, soaps shouldn't feel the need to completely shy away from them. The whole idea is for them to be entertaining while pushing the storylines forward. If they can accomplish those two things and still maintain plausibility within the show's context they have served a valuable purpose indeed.






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Okay so Chloe didn't literally fall down an elevator shaft, at least not in the same way the post title would suggest, but it did remind me of this Days related moment from NBC's Friends.

Days fans might recognize Mike Horton (Roark Critchlow) in this scene. Enjoy!



[This was the only clip of this scene I could find and unfortunately it would not allow me to embed it directly to the blog so if you want to view it you will have to click through the youtube link that comes up when you hit play.]




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