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:
Lance Gutterman ...
 Rufus (471 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Meg Cummings / ... (441 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ben Evans / ... (430 episodes, 1997-1999)
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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

The character of Meg was originally named Susan Cummings, but was changed when Susan Ward was cast in the role. See more »

Quotes

Annie Douglas: The old Maria, she understood the crazy things I did and she loved me in spite of them!
Maria Torres-Evans: The old Maria doesn't sound very smart.
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Connections

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

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Performed by Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan
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Ironic goodness
19 October 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Hi I loved Sunset beach, and I am really enjoying the reruns on UK TV at the moment.

If you like your soaps gritty and realistic then don't even bother watching, but if you want to laugh till your sides split, and get taken away from your humdrum life, then tune in to SB.

It has everything that normal soaps try their best to disguise, for example; sets that shake every time a door is slammed, recurring scenery, and best of all absolutely ridiculous plots.

It points the finger at so many soaps out there, and takes the mickey out of them, if you like ironic and sarcastic humour then this is definitely the soap for you.

From the masked killer on Terror Island to the earthquake and simultaneous tidal wave, (that put all the cast in jeopardy), it is the best and funniest soap to ever be made.

You may think that the story lines covered in the three years that the show ran are so ridiculous that they would not appear on other soaps, but most seem to be loosely based on story lines from other, trying to be serious, ones.

It is plain and simply a take on all the soaps ever aired, and I'm so glad that it was made. Thank you Aaron Spelling, you made the best daytime soap ever.


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