The Taylors have certainly made an impression in EastEnders – both on the residents of Walford and on fans. The explosive and controversial new family burst onto the Square in a whirlwind of shouting, loud music and smoking on ghastly armchairs and the locals are certainly unsure about them.
That goes for the fans too – the stars behind the family were expecting to make a less than favourable first impression and it looks like many of the viewers are calling for them to be given the chop already! It’s like the Battersbys in Corrie all over again! However, it’s far from all negative.
Sean O’Connor, the boss of EastEnders, was anticipating a somewhat negative reaction he told us when we sat down for a chat but he promised that we would soon delve beneath the confrontational exterior of the brood with the view of making them much more endearing to fans.
For now though, the reaction is mixed. This is what viewers have to say: