The Young and the Restless (1973– )

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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.

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 Paul Williams / ... (2,567 episodes, 1978-2014)
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 Victor Newman / ... (2,351 episodes, 1980-2014)
Joshua Morrow ...
 Nicholas Newman / ... (2,130 episodes, 1995-2014)
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 Jack Abbott / ... (2,073 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Sharon Newman / ... (1,964 episodes, 1995-2014)
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 Nikki Newman / ... (1,914 episodes, 1981-2014)
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 Esther Valentine / ... (1,774 episodes, 1973-2014)
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 Michael Baldwin / ... (1,631 episodes, 1991-2014)
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 Phyllis Summers Newman / ... (1,543 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Neil Winters / ... (1,407 episodes, 1991-2014)
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 Ashley Abbott / ... (1,278 episodes, 1984-2014)
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 Jill Foster Abbott / ... (1,251 episodes, 1988-2014)
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 Victoria Newman / ... (1,234 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Kevin Fisher (1,205 episodes, 2003-2014)
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 Katherine Chancellor / ... (1,173 episodes, 1973-2013)
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 Brad Carlton (1,066 episodes, 1985-2009)
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Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, The Young And The Restless is the thirty-year-old soap that centres on the saga between two wealthy families (the Newmans and the Abbotts) in the cosmetics industry. Head of the Newman clan is Victor Newman, the arrogant, cavorting billionaire and his wife Nikki; and running the Abbott show is Jack Abbott, the irresponsible, playboy CEO and his sister Ashley. Most of the show is centred on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by Josh

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The Innocent Years  »

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One of the favorite plot devices is to send children away to boarding school or out of town to live with former characters only to have them return a short time later as teenagers. Among those involved in this type of plotting were Victoria Newman (age 10 returned a year later as an 18-year-old), Nick Newman, Billy Abbott, Lily Winters, Noah Newman, and Abby Newman/Abbott. See more »

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Sally McGuire Roulland: [the first line of dialogue ever spoken on the show]
[half to herself]
Sally McGuire Roulland: Kind of a drag, huh? Stuck in a place like Genoa City... God, I feel so restless.
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Referenced in I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009) See more »

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Y&R #1 for 900+ weeks!!
21 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been a longtime viewer of Y&R. Since 1991, i was about 11yrs old, and i was immediately hooked. Watching "Victor" drive his car off the cliff, and everyone thought he was dead, meanwhile living with a new love and center of his life "Hope Adams". He then went on to having a child with this blind woman. Y&R over the years, has become something, that everyone can relate to i believe. After the passing of the well respected and beloved "Bill Bell", Y&R still kept their heads high, and delivered the finest in daytime television. Y&R, now recently claiming the title of "America's #1 Daytime Drama", has for the last couple years for me, been the best well poised and presented Soap on the networks. Hence the #1 title. Most fans of the show can visit the official Y&R site www.theyoungandtherestless.com This is one show, that over the years, have proved themselves time and time again, to be the best, and the most respected. The combination of lust, mixed with life expectancies, and life collaboration, has made this show unlike no other. I am a Y&R FAN4LIFE. Would luv to claim the #1 fan title, but there as u know, are many many fans who would claim to be the #1 fan of the show. But they are my on screen family, of 14yrs, i have watched them grow, and change into something, that i am oh so proud of now. I would love the honor of meeting the cast and crew someday, but for now, just watch the show....and experience the uniqueness for yourself!!!


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