Kimberly McCullough (Robin) and Jason Thompson (Patrick) are such naturals that they make you forget that they’re acting! Often actors try to ignore babbling infants or are so distracted by them they break scene. KM and JT have such a natural chemistry that they seamlessly weave adorable ‘Emma’ into the conversation with ‘Patrick’ and ‘Robin’.
I’d take a boatload of every-day scenes with this soap family than any scene involving fights about mob ties, crazy stalkerish ex-lovers, PPD, and any other storyline the writers keep coming up with to try to split the couple up. THESE are the money shots. The moments of reprieve from soap nuttiness that makes us remember why we loved soaps in the first place:
This clip only gets good at the end, when Tracy unleashes fresh hell on Carly. Before there was whining, crying and shrieking, there was Tracy – and you are outgunned, my dear Carly Corinthos Jacks. Listening to the Corinthos clan blame their woes on the rest of the world is maddening. The behavior is sweet, but sad, when coming from four year olds. It’s certifiable in adults:
Remember when the mobsters were annoying but at least used adult logic?