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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Series cast summary:
 Meg Cummings / ... (441 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Ben Evans / ... (431 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Annie Douglas / ... (406 episodes, 1997-1999)
Sam Behrens ...
 Gregory Richards (400 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Cole Deschanel / ... (379 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Olivia Richards (376 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Ricardo Torres (339 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Casey Mitchum (312 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Gabi Martinez / ... (305 episodes, 1997-1999)
Lance Gutterman ...
 Rufus (299 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Michael Bourne (288 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Vanessa Hart (282 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Caitlin Richards / ... (280 episodes, 1997-1998)
 Sean Richards (280 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Bette Katzenkazrahi (262 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Tim Truman (248 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Virginia Harrison (210 episodes, 1997-1999)


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 <>

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Did You Know?


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


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


I Will Not Lie
Performed by Katie Mac
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I loved this soap!!!
13 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Back when I was about 14 (21 now) i used to tape this thing everyday so I could watch it when i went home for lunch and every day a couple of my mates would come watch it too. We loved the Ben / Derek plot sooo much (I may have even made a tape where edited those bits together n cut all the rest- i'm usually quite normal, honest). A funny thing I noticed recently is that on one of my other favourite shows, British sit com Game On they used to mention watching sunset beach like they were taking the mess out of how rubbish it was- but this was 2 years before SB existed so I have my suspicions that someone saw game on and decided to make said crappy soap. Anyway I did prefer the original theme tune (the one used at the end of later episodes written by one Tim Truman, which I notice happens to be the name of one of the characters, in case you forget it was the guy who had a flashback where he shouted noooooo for about 3 months when he was in a coma. For addictive crappy TV SB is far and away the best. Its so bad that its brilliant!!! its also a load of fun when you see the stars in other stuff. Paula was in mulholland drive and the punisher! and Meg was in.. Wild Things 3 or was it 2?- use the search if you are interested. Alas Ben, once tipped as 007 is in general hospital!

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