Thinking Fans Comment Update July 19: Purple Haze questions Bridget’s sanity … Levi says the whole story is unrealistic … renee has a new definition of B&B … and more. See Comments below.
By Marlena De Lacroix
In college or on DVD, did you seen the cult movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)? There’s a sweet. funny character called The Black Knight (played by John Cleese), whose simple duty it is to guard a bridge in Medieval times. In a battle one day, his right arm is cut off. Then later, he is shorn of his left arm. He says happily, “It’s only a flesh wound.” In another skirmish, he loses a leg and, still cheerful, hops around on one leg. And then on another day, the Knight loses his left leg, but not his optimism. His torso is seen hopping wildly across the landscape, as he whistles happily.
That to me is the character of Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. Even in a medium where it’s an expected practice to cause heroines heartbreak, the degradation of Dr. Bridget is reaching [Read more…]