Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Drama | Romance

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2 April 1956 (USA)  »

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Così gira il mondo  »

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| (1956-1975) | (1975-)

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(1999-)| (1956-1987)| (1987-1999)

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(1956-1967)| (1967-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In 1965, the serial was the first soap opera to spin off another serial, Our Private World (1965), with Eileen Fulton as the star. The series aired a short time in prime-time. See more »

Goofs

When Rose is in a Spa in Switzerland and escapes, she ends up in Belgium and Belgian farmers tell her she is in 's-Hertogenbosch. From Switzerland to Belgium is approximately 700 Kilometers/435 Miles. On top on that, 's Hertogenbosch isn't even located in Belgium. It's a town in the Netherlands, adding roughly 100 kilometers/62 miles to her travels on foot. See more »

Quotes

Luke Snyder: When I first came out, it was fine, but I was lonely. I looked at Will and Gwen, and Casey and Maddie, and I thought, "That is something that I'm never gonna have." And not just the attraction, but... I don't know, just... just the feeling of... of walking into a room, and having someone there who's happy to see you. You know? Not having to say everything, spell everything out. But still having someone who knows what you mean. And I think... I think these feelings have a word. And you don't ...
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Referenced in Love Is All There Is (1996) See more »

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I have watched "As the World Turns" since the first show, and it has been one of my favorites.
27 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I'm a long time viewer and enjoy the show. However, at this time I am very disappointed with the writers. The story line with Carly and Jack has always kept my attention. They have wonderful chemistry and should be together, and never been parted. Problems with their marriage and getting back together has always kept me watching them. Carly and Jack should have remarried, and absolutely not married to other people. They still love each other and belong together. Carly does not have to marry Craig for security, because she should be reminding him that he owes her a million dollars for paying the ransom to the kidnappers to get his son (now deceased) back years ago. The writers seem to have forgotten this. Carly's horse died and the insurance money was the million dollars that she loaned Craig. This needs to be brought to the attention of the show's writers. I think they need to review the show over the years before they write their TV show segments. To a long time viewer it is distressing to watch mistakes that are so obvious. Thank you for the opportunity to give my views about one of my favorite shows.

Kay Newsome Baier, Duncan, SC


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