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DAYS Kristian Alfonso Special Message To Fans: "Thank You For Taking The Journey With Us, With Bo & Hope."

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For those who watched Friday’s episode of Days of our Lives, you know that the iconic love story of Bo (Peter Reckell) and Hope  (Kristian Alfonso) came to a tragic end.  But it afforded an opportunity for fans of the supercouple to get much needed closure, something they were not able to have three years ago when Peter Reckell left the series.

However, as we previously reported, DAYS delivered a tearjerker episode where Bo dies in Hope’s arms.  On Friday evening, after the episode had aired in all markets, Kristian Alfonso took to her Twitter account with a special message.  It spoke about the opportunity she and Peter Reckell were given decades ago joining the NBC soap opera, the undying love from the audience for Bo and Hope, and how this marked the end of an era.

Kristian tweeted: “Pete & I were given an incredible gift when we joined @nbcdays . Thank you all so much for all your Love & Support through the years.  Thank You for taking the journey with us ,with Bo & Hope ❤️”

Beautifully put, as sad as it is to know that all good things must come to an end.  Alfonso summed up how much the support from the audience has meant to both herself and Peter Reckell.  But in good news, Kristian had just signed a contract extension with DAYS to stay put, so expect lots of drama ahead for Hope.

Is hard to believe it’s the end of Bo and Hope?  When did you first fall in love with the duo?  Were you watching them back in the 80’s?  What do you think about the sentiments shared by Kristian to the fans? Comment below!

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89 Comments on "DAYS Kristian Alfonso Special Message To Fans: "Thank You For Taking The Journey With Us, With Bo & Hope.""

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JoAnne Holliday

Friday was a sad show but Bo and Hope done a wonderful job.

I have watched Bo and Hope since the beginning I will miss Bo

KansasGuest

Happy for DAYS fans that their supercouple had an entire episode devoted to beginning, middle and end of their relationship. GH fans will never have that for Luke & Laura, which is sad.

Justin

That’s exactly what I kept thinking. As a GH viewer, I thought that Tony’s last episode should’ve been devoted to Luke and Laura. Good for Days for honoring one of the all time best Supercouples.

Kimberley Lovette

Saddest day in the history of Days of Our Lives, but absolutely great acting by Peter and Kristin. Bo and Hope definitely was an icon and their stories on Days will be missed as well as Bo. DOOL will not be the same. Good Luck to Kristin on her future endeavors on Days and Good Luck to Peter and his family on their future endeavors. May God Bless You All!!!

Susan raines

Bo and hope have done a great job over the yrs.I’ve been watching since I was a young teen bo and hope seem like part of our family.I have lot of shows of days on my ipod that I can watch when ever I want.bo and hope you are awesome. Sad to see bo.leave but I’m fine he’s on my twitter list and he post something every wk

Patti Whitt

Yes I have watched Days from the first day it aided.with my mom.. She was in ICU on Oct 21, 1993. She threw a fit because she couldn’t have a tv in her ICU room.. We all laughted . But sadly at 1:30 she passed away. 30 mins into the show. She lived for it and so do I, We both loved to feel the love that Bo and Hope seemed to have from day one.. It was a fairy tale love that we could only live through them.. Will miss Bo deeply. Thanks for the joy you have brought to our lives Bo and Hope

maddiehayes

My mom was a huge fan too, like yours she had DAYS on in her ICU unit the day she died. Glad the show’s still on, it reminds me of her. Maybe your mom and my mom are chatting it up with MacDonald Carey and Frances Reid in heaven as we speak. 🙂

Blake

Thanks for sharing that!

Debbie M. Taylor

I have thoroughly enjoyed you both. I have been right there, with you, since the beginning. I am missing you already. B happy hugs to warm your hearts God Bless you, both

Michelle

The final scenes were very well written and acted. It’s a shame so much of Reckell’s return was wasted with him locked in a cell.

Chloe

I agree. Friday’s show was one of the best. I put it right up there with the death of Isabella. But why did they waste over 2 months of Peter’s return with the cell scenes instead of getting him home quickly & letting Bope spend a couple of months together? Hope would have gone back to Bo had he returned then & we would have been spared the vilification of poor Aiden, who could have been paired with someone else [Jenn?]. The cell storyline crept along like a snail but the Bope reunion was so fast that if you blinked, you missed it. What were the writers thinking?

I’ve been watching Days since 1968 & Bo & Hope were & always will be one of my favorite supercouples. Who could forget Oak Alley, the Larry Welch almost-wedding [with Howie Hofstetter as Hope] & the wedding in England?

4ever DAYS

The writers were thinking how much time Peter was willing to commit to DAYS.

All the captivity scenes were probably taped in two days. The scenes of him on the floor for a few weeks were taped in a day and sprinkled throughout the long period to lure a larger audience back. It was to prepare people for the end.

He most likely did everything in two weeks, but was paid for each episode he appeared in.

I seem to recall Peter and Stephen Nichols speaking of the two taping seven episodes in one day.

Chloe

Aha! I never thought of that, 4ever DAYS. That would make sense. Thanks.

BTW, I couldn’t find a “Reply” button under your post so I’m replying to my own. Not sure where this will end up. LOL

4ever DAYS

I happened to visit the thread again and did see your reply and now I’m using your original comment because your newest reply doesn’t have a reply option, Chloe. LOL!

Go further down in the thread and there’s a link I posted for a cool Bo & Hope video!!

Chloe

That was a great video! Really well done. Thanks for pointing it out for me. And nope, I can’t find that elusive Reply button again, either. There must be a shortage of them! LOL

Kim Tobin

I am so unbelievably saddened by the ending of Bo and Hopes love story…I have watched Bo and Hope from the beginning and to me, they are the very best Soap couple ever! Thank you Peter and Kristian for bringing these characters to life!

wandawatch Bo and Hop
wandawatch Bo and Hop

I watch Bo and Hope from start. Love this couple and not to many in storys stay together. Friday was said . I hate see Bo die after just coming back. Not sure I’m going keep watching.

4ever DAYS

Bo and Hope were already on when I started watching in March of 1984. I thought they were great (my favorites were Pete and Melissa)!

Bo was pushing Hope away because of all the danger. Larry Welch made a play for Hope and eventually Bo had to kidnap Hope from the church where she and Larry were to marry. Hope was then forced to marry Larry with the help of Stefano because Stefano’s daughter, Megan, wanted Bo.

Their popularity exploded with the visit to New Orleans and Oak Alley Plantation just outside New Orleans.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Remember when Howie Hoffstetter replaced Hope as Larrys bride and was wearing the wedding gown and veil…those were the Days and a favorite moment of mine…Days needs those little comical moments again!

4ever DAYS

Yes, Jimmy!

And Howie had the hots for Marie!

Heather yocum

I was six and I watched it with my mom. Bo and hope have always held a special place and ate one of my favorite couples.

Karen McLaughlin

I have watched days from it first aired as it was my Mom’s favourite show which of course became mine. I was watching Bo and Hope from they first were on the show and have been part of their journey all the way through to the end. I am glad Bo came back to give closure to us (the fans), of course it goes without saying that I would have liked him to stay on and have Bo and Hope be the new Alice and Tom but I guess in real life it is not very often that would happen anymore. I wish him well in his future endeavours but I’m glad Hope is staying at least. The song Bo’s wife did for the show was beautiful!!!

Carla

I have enjoyed the ride with you both since the beginning. I hated to see it end, but wish Peter all the best for the rest of his days of his life. Glad you are staying on so we can enjoy more of your journey Kristian. Blessings to you both, thanks for all the memories!

Mary

Goodbye Bo Brady (Peter Reckell). Thank you for all the years you gave us.

Stephanie

I live in the Netherlands. I began to watch days around the time Gina/Hope opened the puzzlebox. From that moment I knew they where THE supercouple without knowing there history. After that I learned the history throug books, their flashbacks and the internet. It’s very special and rare. They don’t air days anymore in the Netherlands, so I try to catch up from time to time. And now that bo came back I was totally in this story. Fridays episode was heartbreaking but so beautiful. I will cherish their lovestory on days forever. I was born in the year they starter 1983! Bo & Hope forever!!

dinah

From day 1, I remember they first kiss on 4th of July that they show on Friday, will always love Peter & Kristian And always love my BO & HOPE

mindy

I loved bo and hope’s story but I hate they took Bo off was totally stupid I think! I hope they bring him back somehow !! Because on Days people Return from the dead and bo is worth bringing back!!! 🙂

Desiree sheppard

So sad, love u guys from day one back in 83 when I was in highschool.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

His return ended before it started…well acted but i feel somewhat cheated…another month and them remarried one last time wouldve worked for me!

Mary SF

Another month, another week either one would have made his dying come out of Sweeps, which was the point. If they kept PR on until Feb sweeps that might have work, but I don’t they were willing to shell out any more money to keep him around. I was surprised they worked out a deal for his this short amount of time. As I said on another thread story on soaps nowadays often dictated not for viewers but for a network bottom line.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Mary you are right…just a short visit and for sweeps…what networks want, networks get; viewers come second-too bad they dont realize this is part of the reason many no longer watch soaps!

Jennifer Carroll

I;ve been there from the start as well.Watching your fairy tale love grow and watching you both grow old together.You both showed the world what true love looks like .For the people in the world that didn’t no what that look like you gave them hope.That it could happen to you and for the people in a bad relationship it also showed them.So many parent are single and there children didn’t get to see truly how two people in love was suppose to acted together. you also gave the kids of dysfunctional families a first hand look at what two people in love looked like.I so happy to say thank you both bo and hope for letting us watch you grow up and grow more in love .I grew up with you both you feel like family.Losing bo off the show.I feel as if i lost a family member.You both are such wonder actor i was crying all the way threw bo’s farwell or goodbye .again thanks for entertaining us all these years .You are going to be sadly missed .I’m not sure if i was be able to watch .The two of you was why i started watching days to begin with.Thanks and god bless i wish you both best of luck in whatever you choose to do.

Tammie

Been watching this show since I was very little and still do 40+ years loved hope and bo he was my favorite I cried so bad when he died he will be missed

Christene neville

I have grown up with bo and hope..I was 13 yrs old and you both became part of my family..I killed me to say bye to bo ..watching hope and bo say good bye..I admit I cried so much I got a headache .something I will carry with me till I die the good bye on Nov 20 2015. Good bye Bo R.I.P xo

Ursula Le Roy

It was very sad to know bo was leaving. But dying so he would not be back. I was happy too see him back and I thought it was for good. not gone so soon. Why is he leaving .? Miss him again

Stephanie perry

It was a very sad and I cried for hours after it and yesterday I cried some more . I have been watching days since I was 6 with grandmother and I am now 47 yesrs old. My favorite couple was Bo and Hope I have watched since the beginning of there era. I wish they didn’t have to end Bo and Hope., I understand Peter wanted to go and I wish him the best. But I will miss him badly he was my first love.

jean sheppard

I wish Bo did not have to die I would have loved Hope and Bo to take over Alice and Tom place on the show . They do not have a couple to do that. I know things have to change but why Hope and Bo.Maybe Doug and Julie can stay and take over Alice and Tom.The show will not be the same with out Bo on it.

Linda Bussell

I started watching on the day they first met. I was home on maternity leave and my new son was napping so I turned the TV on. The first thing I saw was Bo in his leather with all that hair. I had never watched DAYS before but from that moment on I was hooked.

DDteach

I feel like part of my childhood died Friday.I can remember as a little girl watching Days with my grandmaw. One day we were watching Bo & Hope and I told her “it’s getting good.” Some read fairy tales. I watched Bo & Hope!

Catherine

Absolutely heartbreakingly beautiful!

Jennifer

I think we all needed the closure but it was hard to watch. They both did a great job!

Jennifer Ruby

I am and always will be a Bo and Hope fan. I have been watching days since I started freshman year in high school, 1987-1988. Peter and Kristen did a great job on days. Every time Kristen and Peter was on days of our lives I was always looking forward in seeing their story line. They always had a great love story line together. Looking forward in seeing what story line Kristen is going to have. Good luck Peter in what you do next and I hope you and your family will be doing well. Enjoy being with your family. Family is so Important to be with. Peter you will be missed on days and you will always have surport with your fans. Last Friday i was crying a lot.

Helen

Have watched DOOL since it first aired on TV . . . Loved the Bo and Hope storyline and will sadly miss . . . It is sad that Peter chose not to continue his role as Bo, but life goes on . . Peter and Kristin are both great actors, and I will miss you, Bo . . . I wish Peter all the best in whatever he goes forward in doing . . . Friday was a such sad day in DOOL history, did not think it would happen that soon . . . I now hope that Rafe and Hope get together, after she goes through her grieving process.

D8riana

I love Bo and Hope they were to be like Alice and Tom Horton. We love see Bo come back to Hope
We the fans just wish he had more time with Hope
..The two of them were the show its hard ot think that hes one after he come back from being missing. I hope that this will be a really ba dream for Hope and Bo comes back. Having Bo and Patch come back . We missed them Kristian and Peter play there parts so well we love you both and loved the Journey you both gavr us for decades. But it will always be fancy face abd brady for ever . Peter you will be misse very much .Kristin we love you and so hppy your staying on with us your fans.

diannmaynard

I am a day one fan of Days, have grown up with these 2 threw the years, I,ve cryed and laughed right with them, every time one of the actors left I cryed I have and always will miss the ones who have left the show and passed on, my NO.1 DAYS

Mo

The episode was well done. Sad to say goodbye to Bo and Bope, but they were magic together. Thank you for the journey.

Bope4life

I’m mad as hell over it to be honest. Bo and Hope should have never ended, these two iconic characters from two legacy family should have grown old together and been around for their great grandchildren and as a bope fan for 32 years it annoys me that we didn’t get that. I understand actors leaving etc but I would have rather Bo went to a clinic somewhere to try to be saved or stayed in prison instead of being killed. Yes it was a beautiful love story but I will always have issues with Bo being killed… I am really going to miss my it couple, thank goodness for youtube so we can relive the love story…

Mary

Having Bo go off to a clinic somewhere to be try to be saved or staying in prison would not have been fair to Kristin Alfonso (Hope) who would have been left in permanent limbo. The only way that would have worked is if DOOL intended to recast Bo because Peter Reckell made it clear he will not be back.

k/kay

I have not watched in years forgot to DVR it I am assuming I can go on line and get it? Kudos to them for letting Bo die in her arms and just so you will know this is a couple who did not always get along. They did it for their fans who helped put them on the map. Thank you!

nancy dillingham

Yes, professionals all the way!

maddiehayes

Unlike some other actor we know 😉

Maryann

If it HAD to end, what an ending! Thanks to Kristen and Peter for all the years. Peace and love to both of you <3

Debbie

Friday’s episode was very sad and hard to watch. Bo and Hope we’re the couple that everyone wants to have. You both had a special bond. It’s hard to believe that it has come to an end. I loved the tribute though sad as it was, it was very touching to see all the flashbacks. Bo, you will always be a part of DOOL, and will always be remembered

Ces

Watched them from the start. Best couple ever!!! Best looking couple ever!!! Saddest ending to them…sure, Peter & Kristian have both left the show at various times, even our beloved Hope was thought to be dead at Ernesto’s cruise and yet Hope returned as Kristian did.
This time seems and is probably pretty final. Peter has done the gamut with Bo and deserves to live his life with his family doing whatever and I’m grateful he came back for the 50th! I’m grateful he didn’t poo-poo on flashbacks or Bo & Hope scenes.
Thank you Peter for an amazing ride! My forever Hero 🙂
Bravo to both of them on Friday’s episode, but a big round to Peter for showing his acting chops during this last run! You WILL be missed!

Jackie

My mom watched DOOL from day one. I grew up with the show but I didn’t become hooked myself until the day Bo Brady entered my life. I immediately fell for him and Bo and Hope as a couple While Friday’s episode was done beautifully, I was shocked by how quickly it happened and felt cheated by the weeks we wasted watching Bo being held prisoner. His time in Salem should have been with his loved ones. Seeing Peter back on screen and his amazing chemistry with all his co-stars will just make his departure hurt even more. I could not believe how devastated I am over Bo’s death, feel like I lost a member of my family. Loved the flashbacks, hoping for more as everyone relives their memories as they find out about his death. Am hoping this is the end of the Depressing Days of our Lives. There are no fun stories to balance all the death. Killing off all these characters especially Bo, Will and supposedly Daniel in the near future is a mistake. These characters are related to most of the core families and while we get a few good tear jerker episodes, in the long run the show suffers

Willa Sargent

#IAM50YRSDAYSSUPERFAN, and been there with BO & HOPE from day 1!! It was very best Days to me , back then .I knew that day we had something extra special in these 2 fabulous people!!! ! I had a gut feeling this was going to be a incredible ride of our lives with Peter Reckell! & Kristian Alfonso!!!I the casting really picked 2 best people for BO & HOPE!!! They both had that MAGIC, they looked really great together too!! I will support Petes decision to leave his role as Bo Brady,Pete does have a real life, if you are true fan of Pete then you all will RESPECT Love support his decision to leave for good.. it means i don’t like it,,but still support Pete!!.., but this is it! I won’t be able to hear Bo say “Fancy Face” or Hope saying “Brady”..wow this deeply hurts me!!! Thank you Peter Reckell & Kristian Alfonso for the 32 yrs you have done astounding phenomenal acting!! i love you 2 bunches!!! ..i send out Shout outs to Stephen Nichols & Marybeth Evans as Kayla & Patch, i love you both bunches!! Thank you for letting me POST in here…xo Always , Willa Sargent

Jennifer Gist

Bo will be missed. I liked when he was young with the beard, but if he was ready to leave it is over.

Marlene

I have watch this soap since it came on tv. I’m 65 yrs. Old, but u have killed off to many of the top characters
Bo , Will, Daniel, EJ, Clyde and soon Ben. I’m done watching and so are many other lady’s . It’s soon going to be a teenager soap. I think u have taken the best people away.

Kelly

This will be a very sad Christmas in the homes of Caroline Brady, Victor Kiriakis, Roman Brady, Kayla and Steve Johnson, Jennifer Horton etc but most especially in the home of Hope Brady. I’m still crying over this decision to kill off Bo. They had better do justice to his funeral. And Hope, Shawn, Ciara and Chelsea had all better be sitting in the front row.

Audrey Stwncel

I have been watching Days for what seems like forever ! I started watching the Summer before I went into 6th grade and got my Mother to watch it with me. Watched Bo and Hope from their beginning. My most favorite shows were done in New Orleans at Oak Alley. I have been crying like a baby since Bo came back !!! Sad to see their story come to an end. Wishing Peter the very best as he moves on with his life and looking forward to watching Kristian continue in her role as Hope.

Vanda

Crying for weeks, me too… Loves the NOLA scenes…

mark

Love bo and hope and days forever!

Rob R

Friday’s episode was how goodbye episodes are supposed to be done. The writing, producing, and acting was brilliant. And NBC kept it a secret that Friday was THE day……..but the sense of foreboding sadness was building and building as we viewers could see how extraordinary the episode was as it was unfolding.

nancy dillingham

It was sad. It was wonderful. It was class! It honored the characters and the fans.
Days has set the standard on how to take a legacy out. GH did not even come close to honoring the Luke and Laura story when Tony Geary left. So sad for what might have been.
Writers, take a bow. Actors, take a bow. Directors, take a bow. I’m sure the actors, cast, writers, directors, whole team feel very good about their show. They can all hold their heads up high, knowing they have the full support of longtime fans who love a great love story, a great family legacy, a beautiful, emotional show that allows fans to run the full gamut of emotions. THAT’s what daytime drama has been about all of these 50+ years. Bravo and kudos to you, DAYS. I’m loving the show. PS The flashbacks brought tears to my eyes–bittersweet and simply lovely. Take a bow!

maddiehayes

Everybody associated with this episode knew what the fans wanted to see. And they gave it to us. GH gave us what the ACTOR wanted. Which soap would you rather watch? I’ll take the one that cares more about its fans.

Stephen

maddie, you say “Which soap would you rather watch? I’ll take the one that cares more about its fans.”

Not a Will fan, then?

Days didn’t give a damn about Will fans! They had the actor sacked and the character murdered and then demeaned with anti-gay messsages (gay husband sitting in second row of funeral, gay husbands family not invited to funeral, no flashbacks for gay husband, no scenes showing Will in the bereft’s imagination as supporting character Paige got, and Bo; plus of course gay Will being shown as weak and unable to defend himself, whereas straight Chad can fight for a whole episode, and straight sixty-year old Bo who has been imprisoned and starved and tortured and is dying of a brain tumour and is about to drop down dead is still able to fight back and knock people out and be a hero)

…. and THEN, when once Days had murdered Will and demeaned him, Days of Our Lives invited their whole audience to celebrate!

You’re welcome to your soap.

Liz

I’ve always liked Bope, and I’m glad Bope fans got the kind of ending they wanted and deserved. But I wouldn’t be crediting Days for being sensitive to what fans want to see. WilSon fans certainly didn’t want to see what they got. Bo got to die in Hope’s arms, knowing he was loved. Will and Sonny weren’t even allowed a scene together, even in the morgue. Gee, I wonder why?

maddiehayes

Stephen and Liz, I was comparing Bo&Hope to Luke&Laura. Both were THE iconic ’80s couple for each of their respective soaps. Both of them ended this year. But GH chose not to give their iconic couple any recognition or flashbacks. DAYS gave theirs a romantic sendoff. I’m sorry about what DAYS did to Will and Sonny, but they can’t compare to Bo&Hope. Or Luke&Laura.

Ray

The show was incredibly special to long-time fans. As much as it is hard to think that Bo and Hope will not be together forever, I have faith the writers will know the audience expects something great for Hope in the future. I keep reading comments on how everyone thinks Kristian will win a Daytime Emmy. Is there an actress that deserves it more? I thought Kristian was robbed the year Zack died and the fallout with Chelsea. Since I have been watching, the hardest deaths to accept was Wayne Northrup’s Roman (on the beach with Bo), Isabella (dancing with John) and Lexie (in the garden with Abe). But, I think this episode people will be talking about for years. Will we ever forget the past two months od DOOL? I know I won’t.

4ever DAYS

This is one of the best fan made DAYS themed videos I’ve ever seen:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P6SSLGFDRMQ

Harry

Hey, how did you do that, 4Ever?
I did not know we could post links in here.

4ever DAYS

I think if its related to the thread, there’s a better chance of acceptance. Plus, Mr. Fairman knows how hard it is to get such a fantastic result in making a terrific video. Michael put together the beautiful montage for DAYS’ 50th anniversary at this year’s Daytime Emmys!

Go back to the link and view the other videos by “Evy” where one is a DAYS 50th anniversary video created by her…Michael Fairman would be proud!

Also, the DAYS 50th which Michael put together is featured here at Michael Fairman Soaps…so check it out too!

4ever DAYS
Donna Mackie

Congrats to Kristian and Peter..Hope and Bo..I watched your story from day one…A long long ride..a very moving classy end. Thank you. I met a wonderful Days fan this summer.. 95 years of age..who MUST see her show everyday..People will always remember Bo and Hope.

Renee

If I knew Bo Brady wanted to come back just to get killed off I would never supported it what’s the freaking point this 31 year viewer is extremely disappointed disgusted and outraged!!!!!

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