The Young and the Restless (Y&R) has been delighting daytime drama fans for over four decades now. There is the occasional viewer that may catch the show weekly or monthly, and then those die-hard fans who watch daily. Think you may be one of the biggest fans of the show? Put your knowledge to the test! Below are 14 things that only the biggest Y&R fan would know about the soap opera.
14. The Original Working Title
Most soap opera fans know that the Y&R title was created by William and Lee Bell, but what only the most avid viewers of the show aren’t aware of, is that the working title of the daytime drama was originally ‘The Innocent Years.’ The title was eventually changed to reflect the true mood and youth of the generation it was launched in. It’s a good thing because, over forty years later, not sure if ‘The Innocent Years’ would fly as a title to describe the residents of Genoa City.