Capitol (1982–1987)

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This daytime serial dramatized the power struggles and personal machinations between two feuding political families the wealthy Cleggs and middle-class McCandlesses. Storylines developed ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Bill Beyers ...
 Wallace 'Wally' McCandless / ... (12 episodes, 1982-1987)
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 Lawrence Barrington (12 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Clarissa McCandless (8 episodes, 1982-1987)
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 Myrna Clegg (8 episodes, 1982)
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 Randall Carver / ... (8 episodes, 1983-1986)
Nicholas Walker ...
 Trey Clegg (6 episodes, 1982-1987)
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 Myrna Clegg (6 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Sloan Denning Clegg Mamoud / ... (6 episodes, 1984-1987)
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 Rocky (5 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Angelica Stimac Clegg (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
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This daytime serial dramatized the power struggles and personal machinations between two feuding political families the wealthy Cleggs and middle-class McCandlesses. Storylines developed from the star-crossed romance between Julie Clegg and Tyler McCandless, which re-activated a lifetime feud between their respective families. In the series' final year, the political intrigue expanded internationally, as several characters became involved in the problems of the war-torn, Middle Eastern nation of Baraqu. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtflknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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Ed Nelson and Julie Adams also played husband and wife in season 8, episode 1 of Perry Mason. See more »

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Featured in Splash (1984) See more »

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Great show
2 October 1999 | by (italy) – See all my reviews

Capitol was the first us daytime soap opera to be shown on RAITV early 1983.It was wildly successful throughout its run in my country.It was a phenomenon like B&B is now over here.It was a shame it was cancelled in the us to make room for B&B.It was re-runned many many times(all the episodes) only on RAITV.


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