Although we'd prefer extra soapy plotlines involving amnesia and evil twins, the politicians' storylines will be rather tame.
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Then on Feb. 17, Villaraigosa will cross paths with Susan Lucci's character, Erica Kane, at Confusion, the Pine Valley hotspot she partially owns. The characters previously met at a charity event in Los Angeles the year before. Double yawn.
Wake us up when Villaraigosa turns out to be Garcetti's long-lost father.
"All My Children" began taping in Los Angeles Jan. 4 after 40 years in New York City.