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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 Meg Cummings / ... (441 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ben Evans / ... (431 episodes, 1997-1999)
Lance Gutterman ...
 Rufus (427 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Annie Douglas / ... (406 episodes, 1997-1999)
Sam Behrens ...
 Gregory Richards (400 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Cole Deschanel / ... (379 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Olivia Richards (375 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ricardo Torres (339 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Casey Mitchum (312 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Gabi Martinez / ... (305 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Michael Bourne (288 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Vanessa Hart (282 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Caitlin Richards / ... (280 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Sean Richards (280 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Bette Katzenkazrahi (262 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Tim Truman (248 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Virginia Harrison (210 episodes, 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 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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Trivia

Originally, Vanessa Dorman was to play Tiffany Thorne but she got the role of Kayla Richards instead (the character name Kayla was changed to Caitlin before filming began). See more »

Quotes

[Amy notices that the Rosario curse is starting to affect Bette]
Amy Dreyer Nielsen: You're all grey and old!
Emily Davis: Mom, are you okay?
Bette Katzenkazrahi: Emily I'm fine, I promise, I promise.
Bradley 'Brad' Niklaus: Oh, yeah, sure. You can handle it. You're already old.
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Featured in The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1999) See more »

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Still weeping over the demise of "Sunset Beach"...
7 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great soap opera. Although sometimes the acting left a bit to be desired (and I'll admit that despite being a huge fan), it was one of the most creative and interesting soaps on TV. Many of the stars of this show went on to really bright careers (Eddie Cibrian and Jason Winston George among them), but some have faded into Hollywood nothingness. Sometimes the show was cheesy, but that was what made it so great. It wasn't old and tired like some of the other soaps. It was completely fresh, new, vibrant and colorful. It needs to be put back on the air so other soaps stop rehashing the same ideas. This soap was funny, entertaining and really great. Terror Island was one of the greatest soap angles of all time. Aaron Spelling's finest achievement ever.


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