The Colbys season 3 - Who should have died?

Discussion in 'The Colbys' started by Wintry North Poleson, Jan 11, 2017.

?

The Colbys season 3 - Who should have died?

  1. Jason

    15.4%
  2. Philip

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Fallon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Monica

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Bliss

    23.1%
  6. Frankie

    46.2%
  7. Zach

    15.4%
  1. Wintry North Poleson

    Wintry North Poleson SoapLand Battles Moderator

    Message Count:
    11,509
    Trophy Points:
    9,250
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    marriage counselor
    Location:
    the company! the company!
    Ratings:
    +21,287
    Medals:
    13
    Member Since:
    April 2002
    Obviously, Sable, Jeff and Miles are not an option.

    Whose death could have triggered an interesting storyline?
    The poll isn't about "killing off a character I don't like".
     
    • Like Like x 2
  2. The Holiday Whore

    The Holiday Whore Soap Chat Warrior

    Message Count:
    5,350
    Trophy Points:
    2,638
    Ratings:
    +8,916
    Medals:
    3
    Member Since:
    July 2007
    Obviously Frankie. It would have been fun to see Jason try to worm his way back to Sable but for her to have realised her own worth. By that time it's too late Jason.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  3. Wintry North Poleson

    Wintry North Poleson SoapLand Battles Moderator

    Message Count:
    11,509
    Trophy Points:
    9,250
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    marriage counselor
    Location:
    the company! the company!
    Ratings:
    +21,287
    Medals:
    13
    Member Since:
    April 2002
    Jason, because this could fuel the animosity between the wicked Scott sisters.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  4. Angel Gabriel

    Angel Gabriel Soap Chat Addict

    Message Count:
    975
    Trophy Points:
    1,186
    Location:
    Breezy fragrant vineyards of Falcon Crest
    Ratings:
    +1,914
    Member Since:
    July 13, 2008
    I hate when TV shows kill off characters, so I'd say nobody. Then it occurred to me - if someone did have to kick the bucket after the 2nd season finale - I'd go with Phillip Colby. He was even less likable to me than Frankie. But then I re-considered and went back to my original answer - nobody.

    Phillip's re-appearance injected new energy into the show. And it's somewhat surprising as these returns from the dead are always hit-or-miss, but I thought it played out very well here. I found Frankie's persisting infatuation with him and what that meant for Jason and Sable fascinating. So I think that story should've gone on.

    Maybe Scott's adoptive mother could've been killed and Monica accused of arranging it. And it would've actually been those evil Soviets as part of an elaborate KGB retribution for Kolya targeting the entire Colby family, so that would've been only the beginning.
     
    • Like Like x 5
  5. The Holiday Whore

    The Holiday Whore Soap Chat Warrior

    Message Count:
    5,350
    Trophy Points:
    2,638
    Ratings:
    +8,916
    Medals:
    3
    Member Since:
    July 2007
    That sounds like a good plot idea only problem is I LOVED the actress who played her.

    I still think Frankie. She never even really worked on the show, it was such an uneven playing field. Every time I see her I roll my eyes and just want Sable to hit her and spit in her passive aggressive face.
     
    • Like Like x 5
  6. Wintry North Poleson

    Wintry North Poleson SoapLand Battles Moderator

    Message Count:
    11,509
    Trophy Points:
    9,250
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    marriage counselor
    Location:
    the company! the company!
    Ratings:
    +21,287
    Medals:
    13
    Member Since:
    April 2002
    It depends on the storyline. If there was a disaster episode (ship, plane, earthquake etc) then I expect someone to die.
    Come to think of it, that would probably happen in the cliffhanger episode of season 3. The name of the victim would be revealed in season 4.
    It looked as if Frankie was going to die but we also know that it didn't happen, at least not there and then.

    Of course, killing off a main character (usually a member of The Family) is always a tricky thing.
    In fact, didn't most soaps failed because the deceased always returned? Except Sid Fairgate, and Chase Gioberti. And Maggie Gioberti, but that was the last season anyway.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  7. Wintry North Poleson

    Wintry North Poleson SoapLand Battles Moderator

    Message Count:
    11,509
    Trophy Points:
    9,250
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    marriage counselor
    Location:
    the company! the company!
    Ratings:
    +21,287
    Medals:
    13
    Member Since:
    April 2002
    Yes, Adrienne was the "Claudia Blaisdel" of The Colbys, but perhaps her storyline was limited. Unless, like Claudia, she would marry into The Family.
    Hm, not very likely. I think the Cassidys would be the perfect victims, and maybe it would be nice if Sable could have it her way this time: Her and Jason's first grandchild in the Colby house. As a twist, it would be Miles who'd become jealous, not Frankie or Jeff as Sable would have hoped.
    Therefore, Sable finds herself in a very difficult situation again:D
     
    • Like Like x 5
  8. Ked

    Ked Soap Chat Enthusiast

    Message Count:
    2,498
    Trophy Points:
    1,098
    Ratings:
    +2,137
    Medals:
    1
    That would have been perfect. Really, that was the true formula for the show: Sable wants something, does something *very* underhanded to get it, only for it to blow up in her face... and she never learns her lesson. :lol: But it provides endless entertainment for the rest of us, so we forgive her for it. X)
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  9. Piggy It's Kermit Outside

    Piggy It's Kermit Outside Soap Chat Star

    Message Count:
    2,884
    Trophy Points:
    4,535
    Occupation:
    Aspiring writer and factual webmaster
    Location:
    Fletcher Sanitarium, Barcelona, Spain
    Ratings:
    +5,180
    Medals:
    5
    Member Since:
    September 12, 2001 (poster formerly known as Pam's Twin Sister)
    Poor, poor Frankie...She looked so innocent when she was young... :p

    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  10. Piggy It's Kermit Outside

    Piggy It's Kermit Outside Soap Chat Star

    Message Count:
    2,884
    Trophy Points:
    4,535
    Occupation:
    Aspiring writer and factual webmaster
    Location:
    Fletcher Sanitarium, Barcelona, Spain
    Ratings:
    +5,180
    Medals:
    5
    Member Since:
    September 12, 2001 (poster formerly known as Pam's Twin Sister)
    I´d kill off Miles...though I´d have a statue of him naked done and put right by the staircase, a la David di Michelangelo...and a bit more masculine if possible...

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Angel Gabriel

    Angel Gabriel Soap Chat Addict

    Message Count:
    975
    Trophy Points:
    1,186
    Location:
    Breezy fragrant vineyards of Falcon Crest
    Ratings:
    +1,914
    Member Since:
    July 13, 2008
    :eck: Kill off Miles? Miles Colby? :eek: How... very... dare you. I'm pretty sure there's a law against killing off sexy young men.

    Not only should they have kept Miles for season 3, those bastard ABC managers from Capital Cities who killed off the entire series, they should've doubled down on his shirtless. scenes.

    One per each episode. Mandatorily!

    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 1
  12. Wintry North Poleson

    Wintry North Poleson SoapLand Battles Moderator

    Message Count:
    11,509
    Trophy Points:
    9,250
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    marriage counselor
    Location:
    the company! the company!
    Ratings:
    +21,287
    Medals:
    13
    Member Since:
    April 2002
    Or even more, if they had a Miles-doppelgänger (the alien?)
     
  13. Ked

    Ked Soap Chat Enthusiast

    Message Count:
    2,498
    Trophy Points:
    1,098
    Ratings:
    +2,137
    Medals:
    1
    That's how she attracted Jason and Philip so badly. X)
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  14. tommie

    tommie Soap Chat Star

    Message Count:
    2,714
    Trophy Points:
    1,098
    Location:
    Sweden
    Ratings:
    +3,319
    Medals:
    1
    Member Since:
    I dunno
    I mean, I hate Frankie, but Bliss is also pretty useless so it's a toss up.

    I voted for Frankie. At least Bliss can be inspired to turn into a slut like her mom.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  15. tommie

    tommie Soap Chat Star

    Message Count:
    2,714
    Trophy Points:
    1,098
    Location:
    Sweden
    Ratings:
    +3,319
    Medals:
    1
    Member Since:
    I dunno
    I just realised something: in my head Bliss is Frankie's daughter, but she isn't on the show. Bliss is really that little of a character that I got confused.
     
    • Like Like x 2

Share This Page