Days of Our Lives (TV Series 1965– ) Poster

(1965– )


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Followed by 

One Stormy Night (1992) (TV Movie)
Night Sins (1993) (TV Movie)
Winter Heat (1994) (TV Movie)
Days of Our Lives' Christmas (2001) (TV Special)

Referenced in 

Sanford and Son: The Great Sanford Siege (1972) (TV Episode)
Fred's a fan of this soap opera and tries to explain its convoluted plotlines.
Sanford and Son: Fred & Carol and Fred & Donna (1972) (TV Episode)
Fred recites the opening words to this soap opera, mentioning MacDonald Carey.
Sanford and Son: The Light Housekeeper (1972) (TV Episode)
Fred asked to be set before the television so he can enjoy this program.
Alligator (1980)
Madeline says that she watches this show.
Bob Hope's Spring Fling (1981) (TV Movie)
Afternoon TV soap opera mentioned by Bob Hope.
Naughty Network (1981)
TV show mentioned by "Mr. Blackman".
House Calls: Gays of Our Lives (1982) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Facts of Life: Graduation: Part 2 (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Cheers: An American Family (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Night Court: The Blizzard (1984) (TV Episode)
"These are the days of our lives."
Turk 182! (1985)
Amazing Stories: Remote Control Man (1985) (TV Episode)
Walter's remote control accidentally brings Anna DiMera to life.
Amazing Stories: The Sitter (1986) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Abbot watches the series on television.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Socrates says, "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives."
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Super DuckTales (1989) (TV Episode)
Fenton's mom watches a soap opera titled "Ducks of Our Lives."
DuckTales: Super DuckTales: Part 1 - Liquid Assets (1989) (TV Episode)
Fenton's mom watches a soap opera titled "Ducks of Our Lives."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Men naked from the waist up, watching 'Days of Our Lives'"
Night Court: Puppy Love (1991) (TV Episode)
"Like sand through an hourglass so are the days of our lives."
Saved by the Bell: S.A.T.s (1991) (TV Episode)
Screech says: "I saw on Days of Our Lives that older women like younger men."
Son in Law (1993)
Theo says, "These are the days of our lives."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Kind of a weird 'Days of Our Lives'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Like sands through the hourglass...
The Nanny: Take Back Your Mink (1994) (TV Episode)
Mr. Sheffield asks Fran why she watches the show, and she replies it hasn't been the same since Shane left. Charles Shaughnessy, of course, plays Sheffield on "The Nanny" and played Shane on "Days."
The Nanny: The Will (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran recites the show's opening credits monologue.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: As the Will Turns (1995) (TV Episode)
Will :"Who knows if I wind up living out the days of my life"
Friends: The One with Russ (1996) (TV Episode)
Joey auditions for "Days of Our Lives" and obtains the role of Dr. Drake Ramoray
Friends: The One with the Lesbian Wedding (1996) (TV Episode)
Joey and Ross discuss how Joey is going to be on the show.
Friends: The One Where Ross and Rachel... You Know (1996) (TV Episode)
After revealing the new tv and leather armchairs to Chandler, Joey says that Days of Our Lives picked up his option.
Friends: The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies (1996) (TV Episode)
Joey plays Dr. Drake Ramoray on Days of Our Lives
Friends: The One Where Eddie Won't Go (1996) (TV Episode)
Characters discuss Joey having lost his job portraying Dr. Drake Ramoray on Days of Our Lives
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
"And watch Days"
Friends: The One with the Jam (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joey.
Friends: The One with the Race Car Bed (1996) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions that he played Dr. Drake Ramoray on Days of Our Lives
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Dearly Departed (1997) (TV Episode)
Annie recognizes Daniel Cohen as a casting director for Days of Our Lives.
Friends: The One with the Tiny T-Shirt (1997) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions his role as Dr. Drake Ramoray.
Friends: The One with the Dollhouse (1997) (TV Episode)
Lauren tells Joey she was a fan of his character on the soap opera.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Egg (1997) (TV Episode)
According to Richard, Caroline made him re-enact the marriage of Patch and Kayla.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "We'll return to 'Days of Our Fingal' after this."
The Postman (1997)
Hand (1998)
Friends: The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS (1998) (TV Episode)
Joey tells the woman in charge of the telethon that he starred on the show.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Happy New Dick! (1998) (TV Episode)
Dick says, "Like bread in the fondue pot, so are the days of our lives."
Friends: The One Where Ross Can't Flirt (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joey.
Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Will & Grace: Homo for the Holidays (1999) (TV Episode)
Will: "This is like watching Gays of our Lives."
28 Days (2000)
"Santa Cruz" fictitious soap opera uses the set of this show
Friends: The One Where Chandler Can't Cry (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joey.
Friends: The One That Could Have Been: Part 1 (2000) (TV Episode)
The friends discuss Joey's role on the show, and Joey later gives Rachel a tour of the show's set.
Friends: The One That Could Have Been: Part 2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Rachel and Joey mention the show.
Friends: The One Where Paul's the Man (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joey.
Friends: The One with Joey's New Brain (2001) (TV Episode)
Joey returns to his role on the show.
Friends: The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress (2001) (TV Episode)
Joey, Ross and Kristen talk about Joey and his role on the show.
Friends: The One with Joey's Award (2001) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned at the Soapie Awards.
Friends: The One with Chandler's Dad (2001) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions it when hitting on a girl.
Intimate Portrait: Genie Francis (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned her bad experiences on Days
Gilmore Girls: The Bracebridge Dinner (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the Gilmores of our lives."
Friends: The One with Joey's Interview (2002) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions the show during his interview with the woman from Soap Opera Digest.
Friends: The One Where Rachel Has a Baby: Part 1 (2002) (TV Episode)
While in the hospital, Joey pretends to be his character from the show.
Friends: The One with the Pediatrician (2002) (TV Episode)
Mary Ellen tells Joey that he is much nicer on the show.
Friends: The One with Rachel's Other Sister (2002) (TV Episode)
Joey forgets that he was meant to appear with his fellow Days of Our Lives cast members at the Thanksgiving Day parade and has to think of a lie to tell the producers about why he was not there.
Frasier: Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2002) (TV Episode)
'Like sands through the hourglass..." is quoted by Martin.
Friends: The One with the Mugging (2003) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions the show.
Friends: The One with Rachel's Dream (2003) (TV Episode)
Rachel visits Joey on the set
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
The show "Sands of Time" appears modelled after it.
The Another World Reunion (2003) (TV Movie)
Kale brown talks about how he auditioned for Days, but the another world producers saw the tape and hired him
Friends: The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits (2003) (TV Episode)
Amy tells Joey that his performances on the show are not good.
The West Wing: Shutdown (2003) (TV Episode)
When discussing the media coverage of President Bartlett's walk to the Hill, Press Secretary CJ Cregg says "Thanks to you they're gonna interrupt Days of Our Lives."
Pride and Prejudice (2003)
Jane says, "'Days' should be on in a few hours."
Opraholic (2003) (Short)
character is an addict of the show
Friends: The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) (TV Episode)
Joey's starring in the show is announced when he is introduced on Pyramid.
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/N.E.R.D. (2004) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Finesse Mitchell during Weekend Update
Wonderfalls: Lying Pig (2004) (TV Episode)
Jaye says the title
Mr 3000 (2004)
During the game, two baseball players are playing a game involving naming soap opera stars and mention this show.
Joey: Joey and the Party (2004) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions it
Joey: Joey and the Perfect Storm (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Howard
Joey: Joey and the Nemesis (2004) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions it
Joey: Joey and the Big Audition (2004) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions it
Joey: Joey and the Temptation (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Carmen
Flip the Script (2005)
"This is not Days of Our Lives."
Supernatural: Pilot (2005) (TV Episode)
The line "We're not the Bradys" spoken by Sam could also refer to his costar's first big job playing Eric Brady on Days.
Joey: Joey and the Poker (2005) (TV Episode)
One of the kids recognizes Joey as a cast member from Days of our lives
Dating Games People Play (2005)
referenced in film by character
Joey: Joey and the Dad (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Joey
That '70s Show: Sheer Heart Attack (2006) (TV Episode)
Kitty mentions it, claiming that everyone knows Marlena is the killer.
Fear Factor: Celebrity Fear Factor (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned a couple of times during the episode.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
"Gays of our Lives"
Moving McAllister (2007)
Marjorie says, "I missed 'Days of Our Lives' for a year-and-a-half."
How I Met Your Mother: Third Wheel (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barney.
Oliver Twink (2007) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
A character says, "Like sands through the hour glass, so are the last few minutes of our lives."
Monster (2008) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
mentioned in end credits
Greek: Formally Yours (2008) (TV Episode)
They mention the TV series
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Didn't We Almost Have It All (2008) (TV Episode)
Anya refers to the series.
Criminal Minds: Memoriam (2008) (TV Episode)
Reid mentions the show by name.
Baby on Board (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.129 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Valentine's Day (2010)
Referenced by Julia
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Charles Shaughnessy's introduction
Life Unexpected: Crisis Unaverted (2010) (TV Episode)
Alice says Cate is so Days of Our Lives that she'll start to tune in just to watch her.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Charles Shaughnessy's introduction
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Aniston mentions that her father is still on the show
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mega Piranha (2010) (TV Episode)
a former star is pointed out
Supernatural: Unforgiven (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Brenna
DVD-R Hell: Rock: It's Your Decision (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions how "Days of Our Lives" was "awesome in the 80's."
After the Catch: Fresh Blood (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike says, "Like sands through the hourglass, so go the days..."
Hot in Cleveland: Dancing Queens (2011) (TV Episode)
Victoria (talking about their GBFFs, imitating the opening voice over): "These are the gays of our lives!"
Drop Dead Diva: Change of Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Stacy tells Grayson that Deb had an audition for "Days of Our Lives" as one of Marlena Evans' genetically engineered twins.
Dirty Soap: All My Family (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Eating Out: The Open Weekend (2011)
Lilly says "These are the Gays of our Lives."
Dirty Soap: Guiding Fight (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Dirty Soap: The Young and the Illness (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Dirty Soap: Days of Our Mama Drama (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Dirty Soap: The Cold and the Beautiful (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Excused: Hurray for Harut (2011) (TV Episode)
In her closing monologue, Iliza says, "And this concludes another episode of Days of Our Saliva."
Shameless: I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dottie
The Soup: Episode #9.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jennifer's over reaction to Abby trying modeling is featured.
House M.D.: Gut Check (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Glee: Props (2012) (TV Episode)
Finn as Kurt references the show in Tina's dream sequence when he sees Tina as Rachel fall into the mall fountain.
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #8.228 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mila mentions acting in Days of Our Lives
Suits: The Choice (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Harvey
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tandy Computer Whiz Kids: The Answer to a Riddle (2012) (TV Episode)
"Miniature golf and reruns of Days of Our Lives, here I come."
Soap Life (2012)
Subject of Documentary
Revolution: No Quarter (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Jeremy
Smiley (2012)
"And these are the days of our strange and retarded"
A Look Back at 'Joshua Tree' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Home & Family: Episode dated 19 March 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Lauren Koslow talks about the show
Pastor Mike Online: Fasting, ObamaCare and the Jesuit Oath (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.121 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay appears in a fake scene with Alison Sweeney in response to a request during the "Ask Jay Anything" segment
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Eric's mom watches "Days of Our Lives" with him.
Hell's Kitchen: 4 Chefs Compete (2013) (TV Episode)
Title appears on-screen when Patrick is shown
Everyday Is Like Sunday (2013)
Flora mentions the show by name.
Dear Allison... With Donna Wilkes (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Pastor Mike Online: JFK 50th Anniversary (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Atop the Fourth Wall: The A-Team #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"...and more Days of Our A-Team."
The Cinema Snob: Ninja Champion (2014) (TV Episode)
"Is this an action movie or Days of Our Lives?"
Hollywood Game Night: 50 Charades of Grey (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the TV Mashup Game.
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
Mike: "Please, honey, I was an extra on 'Days of Our Lives'."
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Episode #6.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chrystal after James chooses her to be his partner for the remainder of the competition.
The Pyramid (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Rides a Bike! (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Kimmy
Family Guy: Once Bitten (2015) (TV Episode)
Mention by Petter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Robert Downey Jr./Fran Lebowitz/Zac Brown Band (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that the series tied for Best Drama at the Daytime Emmys
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Adam Sandler/Judd Apatow (2015) (TV Episode)
During the Screen Grabs segment, Jimmy shows a still from the soap opera with an ad for the movie Minions (2015) over it
Air (2015)
Bauer says, "Like sands through the hourglass."
StalkHer (2015)
Mentioned by Emily
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.51 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ben as the US soap opera that opens with the line "Like sands through the hourglass" during his Cash Builder round.
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (2016) (TV Episode)
"Be nice to Dr. Wesley from Days of Our Lives..."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman/Mandy Moore/Chronixx (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Thank You Notes segment
The Cinema Snob: Gladiformers (2017) (TV Episode)
"Why do I have a feeling that this entire script is based on an episode of"
Austin Found (2017)
Crystal tells Leanne, "I swear I always thought I was gonna see you on Days of Our Lives or something."

Featured in 

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The series is playing on television when Roy builds the mashed potato sculpture of Devils Tower.
Being There (1979)
Nine to Five (1980)
Tulips (1981)
shown on tv monitor
ER: Fevers of Unknown Origin (1996) (TV Episode)
Ross, Haleh and Carter watch an episode of this show
The Cable Guy (1996)
The Postman (1997)
Dawson's Creek: Detention (1998) (TV Episode)
Mrs Tringle is watching this in her office
ER: My Brother's Keeper (1998) (TV Episode)
Jeanie Boulet and Scott Anspaugh watch a clip of the show, later Jeanie calls Scott "Mr. Days of our Lives."
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Clips shown of nominnes.
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Clips from series shown as nominees announced.
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
theme sequence was taped over the Sarah Rose pageant video
Friends: The One That Could Have Been: Part 1 (2000) (TV Episode)
Rachel watches an episode of the show which co-stars Kristian Alfonso as Hope Brady.
Cowboys and Angels (2000)
Seen on the TV at the convenience store
Scrubs: My Mentor (2001) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
Scrubs: My Fifteen Minutes (2001) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
The X-Files: 4-D (2001) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Lukesh watches it on TV.
Friends: The One Where Rachel Has a Baby: Part 1 (2002) (TV Episode)
The show comes on the television in Cliff's hospital room.
American Dreams: Old Enough to Fight (2004) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the series are shown.
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Clips were shown
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Pride (2007)
Elston watches it on TV
The Poker House (2008)
Clip playing on television screen.
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Tree watches this soap on TV
The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
30 Rock: Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001 (2009) (TV Episode)
Bo and Hope watch footage of Liz on their TV.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.70 (2010) (TV Episode)
Ross Mathews shows a clip of his performance on the show
Supernatural: The French Mistake (2011) (TV Episode)
Sam and Dean watch a clip from Days of Our Lives (1965) starring Jensen Ackles.
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Clip shown on a TV
The Gruen Transfer: Sports Betting (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips of a scene with a shameless product placement for Cheerios shown.
Dirty Soap: Starting Over (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the show featuring Nadia and Galen are shown
The Paperboy (2012)
Town of Salem heard being discussed on TV show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.166 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip of Kathy Griffin on the show is shown
Wild On...: Wild on Spring Break 2001 (TV Episode)
Clip introducing Aaron Van Wagner as guest host

Spoofed in 

SCTV Network: Days of the Week, The/Street Beef (1982) (TV Episode)
season-long plot segments The Days of the Week
SCTV Network: Midnight Cowboy II (1983) (TV Episode)
a section called The Days of the Week
Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (1983) (TV Movie)
It is spoofed.
Electric Dreams (1984)
"And now, we will return to: the Days of Our Tones."
WPINK-TV: Its Red Hot!! (1985) (Video)
Porn spoof title mentioned
Muppet Babies: And Now a Word from Our Muppets (1989) (TV Episode)
"The Days of our Nursey"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: As Westbridge Turns (1997) (TV Episode)
The character Stone wears an eye patch which a very popular character from Days of our Lives wore.
The Simpsons: Pygmoelian (2000) (TV Episode)
The announcement on It Never Ends is a play on the famous MacDonald Carey announcement at the beginning of this show.
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Narration as they are moving stones down the Nile
Saturday Night Live: Lance Armstrong/Sheryl Crow (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofs in Days of Our lives skit
For Pete's Wake! (2007)
The film is a spoof of television soap operas, including DOUL.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.70 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a fake soap opera clip starring himself in "Gears of Our Lives"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.192 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Debts of Our Lives" is presented a C-SPAN soap opera which takes off on the show's opening, music, and logo
Trying Times: A Little Valley Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Character names and situations.
Trying Times: Dead Endings (2012) (TV Episode)
Characters and situations
Studio C: Episode #4.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Days of One Life in a Bold Hospital with All My Children" sketch
Studio C: Episode #5.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Los Days of One Vida in Uno Bold Clínica con All My Childrens" sketch

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