On Tuesday’s episode of NBC’s Days of our Lives, one of the most talked about and highly-anticipated scenes finally hit the airwaves and did not disappoint!
The scenes featured Billy Flynn as Chad DiMera and Joseph Mascolo as Stefano DiMera. In story, Stefano is dead, but Chad never got the chance to say goodbye to his father, a man he had his own contentious relationship with. While having a drink and starring at the larger than life photograph of Stefano by the fire, Chad looks up and sees an apparition of Stefano.
Stefano tells Chad: “I’m here. Take your shots. I’ll listen.” An emotional Chad sits on the floor by his father and begins to tell him that he is one of the scariest SOB’s he has ever met. Chad also feels he owes EJ’s children for bringing him together with Stefano, and he also realizes how much he misses his sister, Lexi. Chad tells Stefano, Lexi was the best of them. Then as Chad cries, Stefano tells his son he is a good boy.
Next in a heart-tugging performance by Flynn, Chad tells Stefano that he wanted to make him proud, but he knew he didn’t cut the mustard. Chad reveals he doesn’t know who to be now, and that Stefano changed towards the end of his life. Stefano tells Chad he wants him to learn to be the man he wants to be. Chad hugs the apparition of Stefano. In the morning, Abby (Kate Mansi) finds him asleep on the couch in the DiMera living room. He reveals to her about the visit from his father, and that he finally feels free.
Once again, Billy Flynn proved why he is one of the finest actors in this genre always enfusing Chad with great emotional depth and complexitity that continues to make the audience root for this one of a kind character.
So, what did you think of the performance of Billy Flynn in the key scenes between Chad and the late Stefano? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!