This is the kind of story arc that eats soap fans alive: On the Feb. 2 episode of CBS’ The Young and the Restless, Ethan Cane Ashby — played by the popular Australian actor Daniel Goddard – was shot by a baddo named Blake outside of his dad’s wedding to Jill. The paramedics declared him dead. There was a funeral. Wife Lily cried crocodile tears. Viewers had a freakin’ cow.
And now what’s this? An appearance from his "ghost" in today’s episode?
EW is here to answer some of your questions — or to possibly create more. A source close to the sudser said that Goddard remains a paid employee of Y&R until further notice (or until they’re officially ready to boot him). He’s not only set to reprise his role as Cane in the Feb. 18 and 23 episodes, but he’ll make additional appearances in March and April. What’s more, no one on the show will even acknowledge whether his character is actually six feet under. Read More...