Sunset Beach (1997–1999)

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Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas on their wedding day to start a new life in Sunset Beach, California. Her goal is to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Meg Cummings (440 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ben Evans / ... (424 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Annie Douglas / ... (401 episodes, 1997-1999)
Sam Behrens ...
 Gregory Richards (398 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Cole Deschanel / ... (377 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Olivia Richards (370 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ricardo Torres (338 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Casey Mitchum (310 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Gabi Martinez / ... (304 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Michael Bourne (287 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Vanessa Hart (281 episodes, 1997-1999)
Vanessa Dorman ...
 Caitlin Richards / ... (280 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Sean Richards (279 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Bette Katzenkazrahi (260 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Tim Truman (247 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Virginia Harrison (210 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Storyline

Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas on their wedding day to start a new life in Sunset Beach, California. Her goal is to find a computer pen pal, SB. Soon after she sets foot on Sunset Beach, Meg's life is turned upside-down, as she becomes involved in the dynamic lives of the Beach's residents. Written by KR <rivadenei@uhavax.hartford.edu>

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Drama

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Release Date:

6 January 1997 (USA)  »

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Sunset Beach  »

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(755 episodes)

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Trivia

Lesley-Anne Down's character was originally going to be named Sheila, but Down explained to Aaron Spelling that Sheila is a derogatory Australian slang term for a woman and might cause problems with overseas sales. She suggested Olivia or Stephanie as alternatives, so the character became Olivia Blake Richards. See more »

Quotes

Gregory Richards: I had forgotten what it feels like
[to parent a helpless infant]
Gregory Richards: . Sean and Caitlin aren't helpless anymore.
Annie Douglas: Well, Sean isn't.
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Connections

Edited into Sunset Beach: Shockwave (1998) See more »

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Word Up
Performed by Melanie G. aka. Melanie B.
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The Sun Should Never Set!

Sunset Beach was, and is, the best thing ever on TV. There's never been anything like it and to be honest I don't believe for a minute that there ever again will be either. It is SO full of hopes and dreams. And very much like in real life, some of them come true and some of them don't. But it does give the viewer some hope of a better tomorrow. Just enough excitement, romance, action, humor, and bizarre things to suit even the pickiest viewer. GREAT acting! Really makes you sometimes confuse it with reality, but you notice the difference when you look around yourself and don't see such hunks around you :(. The worst mistake ever made by the human race was axing the show. Now so many people will be missing that little escape from reality and it's really sad :(.


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