Add The Bold and the Beautiful's Pam Douglas to the list of the nation's unemployed. The bipolar spinster, played with hilarity and heartbreak by veteran actress Alley Mills, will finally get caught at her latest scheme — stealing designs from her sister Stephanie's fashion house, Forrester Creations, and giving them to the competition. Their must-see confrontation (airing Jan. 30-31) ends with Pam, the receptionist at Forrester, being fired by Stephanie and escorted from the building. TV Guide Magazine spoke with Mills to ask the big question: Now what?
Jennifer Gareis by Monty Brinton/CBS
Watch out, she's off her meds again. Pam Douglas, the hilarious, bipolar baddie played by Alley Mills on The Bold and the Beautiful, is about to take her villainy one step too far. On August 2829, she follows her archenemy, Donna (Jennifer Gareis), up to the Forresters' mountain cabin, whereDonna makes the mistake of mocking Pam's famous lemon bars and telling her she's off her rocker. Deeply hurt and outraged, Pam knocks her out, ties her up, douses her with honey and leaves her to be killed by a bear."This tops everything Pam's ever done," says Mills, best known as the mom on The Wonder Years. "For a while, my character was more Lucy Ricardo with her antics, but now that she's stopped taking her medications, she's gone into Sybil land."Though the bear (a 600-pound, 8-foot bruiser named BamBam) is a trained professional with top credits, from CSI: Miami to Jackass, Mills says he "was too dangerous for Jennifer and me to be anywhere near him. We shot our scenes, then the bear ...