Thursday's episode of The Young and the Restless was chock full of gems. Mary Jane, aka Patty Williams, discovered a kitten in the church and promptly named it Kitty Kitty. Earlier in the scene when Paul and Heather were sitting in the pew, Mary Jane put her hand on Heather's arm in a familiar way and you could just see Heather's skin crawl. Paul's decision to use the media against the authorities was a nice touch, even as he grapples with the reality of his sister's state of mind. Later, as Mary Jane cradled her precious new kitten in her arms, Gloria, dressed in a nun's habit, spied on her. I loved the scene, cinematically speaking. Victor's house of cards is beginning to wobble.
The look on Jack's face when he learned that Mary Jane is his ex-wife Patty was priceless.
Billy and Chloe proved once again why I am rooting for them to become a full fledged couple. Billy's obvious discomfort at the realization that if he signed the divorce papers things between him and Chloe would truly be over left me wanting him to squirm even more. Could it be that his repressed feelings for Chloe are finally beginning to penetrate his thick skull? Could he be waking up to the fact that whatever he has with Mac is a relic of the past? I hope so. Leave it to Chloe to pick up on Billy's hesitation and use it to her advantage. Let it never be said Chloe Mitchell Abbott looks a gift horse in the mouth. Nope, not for one second. Instead she saddles up the horse and rides away on it. I can't wait to see how this plays out, but I do feel a bit sorry for Chance. It's one thing to fight in a war. iI's another to be run over by a Chloe Mitchell Abbott blitzkrieg. Y&R really needs to move this triangle onto the front burner. It's a waste to not be focusing on it more when so many of the show's other couples and triangles are floundering.
I'm not sure what to think of Lily and Cane. Last week I enjoyed their scenes, but Thursday was more of an "eh" Lily and Cane day for me. I love the scenes between them when Lily's illness makes her so vulnerable and he is there to hold her, but I think Jamey was right when he mentioned on the podcast that Cane should have had to spend more time crawling through glass to rebuild his relationship with Lily. Their reunion seems a little too easy.
I missed not having any Deacon and Amber scenes. The art storyline is oppressive, but the actual triangle is enjoyable.