I agree with everyone's comments - Pags, Janice, Becky, Emily - Jay and Lauren were super. (Hope you enjoyed the scenes, Mindy.)
Those Philip-Kate moments should be submitted for Emmy consideration. I pray we have more powerful moments in the future - this story, with Kate marrying Stefano, has endless dramatic possibilities. I want to see more powerful, emotional interaction between Jay and Lauren, Jay and John, and Jay and Joe. I would also love to see Jay interact onscreen with Louise Sorel - he had some scenes with her, when he was first on Days, and it would be a real treat to see them in tandem now.