Is it just me?

Or did yesterday's show just ring as wholly preposterous?  It seemed like practically every situation they showed was far off the believability scale.  Carly's conversation with Kate was ridiculous.  Why would either one be discussing any relationship she might possibly have with Chelsea? 

And the interaction between Nathan, Stephanie and Chelsea was so forced I couldn't watch it.

And Anna and EJ?  Just plain stupid.  BTW, why are there always blankets draped over the sides of Sydney's playpen?  And, isn't that an awfully small one?

Maybe I was just in a bad mood or something (although I don't think so).  I was just really impatient for the show to be over.