Long-running soap opera series.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
...  Joanne Tourneur / ... 132 episodes, 1951-1986
Lisa Peluso ...  Wendy Wilkins Carter / ... 105 episodes, 1980-1986
...  TR / ... 103 episodes, 1984-1986
Sherry Mathis ...  Liza Sentell 102 episodes, 1980-1985
...  Suzi Wyatt / ... 101 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Cagney McCleary 101 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Zack Anders 98 episodes, 1980-1981
...  Chase Kendall 77 episodes, 1984-1985
Louise Shaffer ...  Stephanie Wyatt 76 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Justine Calvert 68 episodes, 1984-1985
Marcia McCabe ...  Sunny Adamson / ... 64 episodes, 1980-1986
...  Lloyd Kendall 64 episodes, 1983-1985
...  Rider / ... 60 episodes, 1985
Larry Haines ...  Stu Bergman 59 episodes, 1980-1986
Jo Henderson ...  Kate McCleary 59 episodes, 1984-1985
...  Alec Kendall 56 episodes, 1984-1985
...  Warren Carter 54 episodes, 1984-1985
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Long-running soap opera series.

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3 September 1951 (USA)  »

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(1951-1968) | (1968-1986)

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(1951-1967)| (1967-1986)

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1.33 : 1
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Roy Poole's final TV performance. See more »

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[last lines]
Stu: What are you searching for Jo?
Jo: Tomorrow. And I can't wait.
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Referenced in Hee Haw: Episode #19.24 (1988) See more »

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Shows like Mom used to watch!
1 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

In my case, this IS a show my Mom used to watch (she watched all of the CBS serials to varying degrees) and unlike today's soaps, as all of the marital infidelity, etc., was never on screen, I suppose it was all right for a little kid to see, although I seem to remember that JoAnne Tate lost a son about my age and it bothered my mother a lot. In those days the plot lines really moved slowly; I could go back to school for nine months and still know what was going on the next summer! I've always wondered how actresses like Mary Stuart who played the same character on the same show for decades did financially; presumably it was good enough that they didn't go look for other work. I've heard that more of the people whose TV careers started on this show became stars after they moved on than any other soap opera. And this show was really that - a true soap opera in every sense with all that implies. When I was a kid it still had the ominous organ music, a carryover from soaps on the radio (even though that this one, unlike "The Guiding Light" with which it shared a half-hour when they were both 15 minutes, did not go all the way back to the radio itself).


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