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Another World (1964–1999)

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The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who ... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
Victoria Wyndham ...
 Rachel Davis Cory / ... (2,613 episodes, 1972-1999)
Constance Ford ...
 Ada Hobson / ... (2,518 episodes, 1967-1999)
 Jim Matthews / ... (1,939 episodes, 1969-1999)
Beverlee McKinsey ...
 Iris Carrington / ... (1,304 episodes, 1972-1999)


The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who call Bay City home include the Matthews, Cory, Frame, Winthrop, Love, Hudson, Harrison, and Burrell families. Written by swissJohn29

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We do not live in this world alone, but in a thousand other worlds...








Release Date:

4 May 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Another World: Bay City  »

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Technical Specs


(8891 episodes) | (1964-1975) | (1975-1979 and 1980-1999) | (1979-1980) | (2003)

Sound Mix:

(1964-1987)| (1987-1999)


(1964-1966)| (1966-1999)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The show was originally intended to air on CBS as a spin-off of As the World Turns (1956). However, they had no room on the schedule for it, so NBC picked it up. See more »


Referenced in The Another World Reunion (2003) See more »


Another World
Performed by Gary Morris & Crystal Gayle
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Life will still never be the same without "Another World."
29 January 2003 | by (Lansing, Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

"Another World" was the very first soap opera I have discovered in my lifetime. I remember when I was turning on the TV and surfing through basic channels one childhood afternoon, and there was the "Another World" opening theme with a beautiful, California-style theme playing, same with the closing theme. Then a few years later, I decided to start watching it, all the way until the airing surprisingly ended in June 1999. Shortly after that, I was so saddened, thinking "Why did this heart-warming soap opera end?" And "Why didn't it continue airing just like the other soap operas?" It used to air every weekday afternoons at 2:00pm right after "Days of Our Lives." Now, this other new lame soap known as "Passions" has taken over. Why? I still don't understand that. Whenever I think of "Another World," I also think of the really good old, addictive days and times of my life, when I had lots and lots of fun. Nowadays, things have unfortunately changed, ever since "Passions" was aired. How sad? Without "Another World," it is still not the same for me or part of my life. I now watch the other soap known as "Days of Our Lives," pretending that "Another World" would still air today. It will always be missed, until it returns someday. Maybe...

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