All My Children (1970–2011)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Romance, Mystery
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 1,743 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 1 critic

Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: April

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 18 Mar 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 24 Apr 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 14 Jul 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 23 Jan 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "All My Children" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: All My Children (1970–2011)

All My Children (1970–2011) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of All My Children.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



33   1   Unknown  
2011   2010   2009   2008   … See all »
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 181 wins & 547 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

One Life to Live (TV Series 1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Easton, Kristen Alderson, Kassie Wesley DePaiva
All My Children (TV Series 2013)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Julia Barr, Ryan Bittle, Lindsay Hartley
General Hospital (TV Series 1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Families, close friends, enemies and lovers go through drama and life changing events.

Stars: Maurice Benard, Steve Burton, Rebecca Herbst
Guiding Light (1952–2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Lia Yang
Days of Our Lives (TV Series 1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A chronicle of the lives, loves, trials and tribulations of the citizens of the fictional city of Salem.

Stars: Deidre Hall, Josh Taylor, Bryan Dattilo
The Young and the Restless (TV Series 1973)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Set in Genoa City, Y&R is the long-running soap that tells the story of the struggle behind the business- and sex-savvy Abbott and Newman clans.

Stars: Doug Davidson, Eric Braeden, Joshua Morrow
As the World Turns (1956–2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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

Stars: Terri Conn, Maura West, Michael Park
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Kimberly McCullough, Jason Thompson, Sonya Eddy
Another World (1964–1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Stephen Schnetzer, Victoria Wyndham, Les Brandt
One Life to Live (TV Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Melissa Archer, Corbin Bleu, Kassie Wesley DePaiva
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Ryan Lavery (1,073 episodes, 1998-2011)
...
 Tad Martin / ... (1,002 episodes, 1983-2011)
...
 Kendall Hart / ... (960 episodes, 2002-2011)
...
 Erica Kane / ... (952 episodes, 1970-2011)
...
 JR Chandler / ... (839 episodes, 2003-2011)
...
 Adam Chandler / ... (782 episodes, 1984-2011)
...
 Zach Slater (732 episodes, 2004-2011)
...
 Annie Lavery / ... (715 episodes, 2006-2011)
...
 Myrtle Fargate / ... (699 episodes, 1976-2008)
...
 Krystal Carey / ... (660 episodes, 2003-2011)
...
 Greenlee Smythe / ... (657 episodes, 1999-2011)
...
 Jackson Montgomery / ... (652 episodes, 1987-2011)
...
 David Hayward / ... (641 episodes, 1997-2011)
Darnell Williams ...
 Jesse Hubbard / ... (560 episodes, 1981-2011)
...
 Amanda Dillon / ... (537 episodes, 2005-2011)
...
 Opal / ... (523 episodes, 1989-2011)
...
 Aidan Devane / ... (487 episodes, 2003-2009)
...
 Angie Hubbard / ... (481 episodes, 1982-2011)
...
 Jake Martin (465 episodes, 2008-2011)
...
 Palmer Cortlandt / ... (437 episodes, 1979-2010)
Edit

Storyline

Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She's holding her baby, she just doesn't know it yet. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 January 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

All My Children: The Summer of Seduction  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(1970-1983)| (1983-)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1978 the show became the first US soap opera to take its cameras outside the United States when they showed the honeymoon of Tom and Erica on the island of Saint Croix. See more »

Quotes

Simone: [to Mia] Jake's a jerk and Allison's a ho. What else do you need to know?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in King of the Hill: Hanky Panky: Part 1 (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

ALL MY CHILDREN cross-overs
21 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The earliest ALL MY CHILDREN cross-over began in the early 1970's, with "Dr. Marcus Polk", a therapist who moved between ONE LIFE TO LIVE and ALL MY CHILDREN to treat a variety of patients. The character ended up back on ONE LIVE, and was murdered in 1985.

ALL MY CHILDREN's "Dr. Joe Martin" & GENERAL HOSPITAL's "Dr. Steve Hardy" visited ONE LIFE TO LIVE for a medical consultation with Dr. Jim Craig in 1969.

Attorney "Paul Martin" from ALL MY CHILDREN traveled to ONE LIFE TO LIVE to represent "Victoria Lord" in a murder trial in 1978.

When "Erica Kane" was a model in the 1980's, ONE LIFE TO LIVE's "Delilah Ralston", a designer, visited ALL MY CHILDREN.

In 1986, ALL MY CHILDREN's "Angie Hubbard" & her son "Frankie" moved to Corinth, where the now defunct series LOVING was set. Later ALL MY CHILDREN's "Jeremy Hunter" and wife "Ceara Connor" moved from Pine Valley to Corinth. Many of the characters from both LOVING and ALL MY CHILDREN visited back & forth. Both "Ceara" & "Jeremy" died on LOVING. "Jeremy's" twin brother, "Gilbert", also was on LOVING.

The "Hubbards" moved to LOVING's spin-off, THE CITY, where they met up with ALL MY CHILDREN's "Jesse Hubbard" look-alike, "Jacob Foster Johnson". GENERAL HOSPITAL's "Tracy Quartermaine" also moved to THE CITY at one point, and ALL MY CHILDREN's "Jackson Montgomery" visited his former lover,"Sydney Chase". An adult "Frank Hubbard" returned to ALL MY CHILDREN in 2002 as a doctor.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE's "Dorian Cramer Lord" had a phone call with ALL MY CHILDREN's "Adam Chandler", in 1990.

In 1999, ALL MY CHILDREN's "Skye Chandler" moved to ONE LIFE TO LIVE, and it was revealed that she had been married to "Ben Davidson". She had an affair with "Max Holden". She then moved to GENERAL HOSPITAL, moving in with her supposed biological father, "Dr. Alan Quartermaine". She married "Jax", & has been romantically linked with "Luke Spencer" & had a "very close" relationship with supposed half-brother, "A.J. Quartermaine".

"Skye's" biological mother "Rae Cummings" moved between all three shows as well. "Rae's" biological mother is ALL MY CHILDREN's "Myrtle Fargate". Myrtle also visited ONE LIFE TO LIVE, as well as LOVING, where niece, "Ceara", had moved. "Rae's" biological father was "Marcello Angelini", an acrobat "Myrtle" met during her "carny days". During all her years in Pine Valley, "Skye" never knew that "Myrtle" was her grandmother.

In 1992, "Carter Jones" showed up on ALL MY CHILDREN to terrorize "Natalie Dillon". Sisters "Dinah Lee & Hannah Mayberry" traveled from LOVING to ALL MY CHILDREN as other victims of "Mr. Jones".

ALL MY CHILDREN's "Trevor Dillon" (Jamed Kiberd) visited LOVING and had a scene with real-life wife Susan Keith ("Shana Sloan"). ALL MY Children's "Tad Martin" (Michael E. Knight) visited ONE LIFE TO LIVE and had a scene with real-life wife Catherine Hickland ("Lindsay Rappaport").

In 1999, "Alex Devane" came to ALL MY CHILDREN, revealed to be the twin sister to GENERAL HOSPITAL's presumed dead "Anna Devane". In 2001 "Anna" also arrives. The dual roles continue until "Alex" marries "Dimitri Marick" and moves to Hungary. Flashbacks with "Anna's" husbands "Robert Scorpio" & "Duke Lavery" were seen on ALL MY CHILDREN. It was revealed that "Duke Lavery" was a cousin of the deceased "Gail Lavery Curry", mother of Pine Valley's "Ryan". "Anna" get's a visit from GENERAL HOSPITAL daughter "Robin Scorpio" and brother-in-law, "Max Scorpio". The Devane clan grew to include British nephew "Aidan Devane", the son of the twins' dead sister, Lindsay. Also, half-brother, bi-racial "Gabriel Devane", the son of their father "Thomas" and their childhood nanny "CeeCee". "Anna" married "Dr. David Hayward" and had another daughter, "Leora Devane Hayward", who lived just a short time. "Anna" left ALL MY CHILDREN in 2003 and returned briefly to GENERAL HOSPITAL in 2006. "Robin Scorpio" returned to GENERAL HOSPITAL from Europe in 2005.

The latest, and most elaborate, cross-over was the year long "baby switch" story (2002-03), when ALL MY CHILDREN's "J.R. & Babe Chandler's" son was kidnapped by "Babe's" 1st husband, ONE LIFE TO LIVE's "Paul Cramer". The baby was then adopted by "Paul's" half-sister "Kelly Buchanan". "Little Adam" was then called "Little Ace". This story tied together all the major families from both shows, set in towns about 50 miles apart in Pennsylvania--the Martins, Chandlers, Kanes of Pine Valley and the Buchanans, Lords, Cramers of Llandview. Many characters traveled back & forth, including "Dorian Cramer Lord" again. The cross-over concluded in a week-long custody trial. Major players from both shows were seen in the courtroom on both programs.

----------------------------------------------------------


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
R.I.P All my children you'll be missed again.. moorebecky72
Tad's Back!!!!!!! ameilius
Cady McClain moving on to... amethystbreeze
Did AMC 2.0 answer any of the cliffhangers from the original? Briabba2
sarah michelle gellar AnnaDevanefan
Favorite AMC Montage??? antonio8885
Discuss All My Children (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page