Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Series cast summary:
...  Emily Stewart / ... 1,577 episodes, 1992-2010
...  Barbara Ryan / ... 1,576 episodes, 1978-2010
Don Hastings ...  Bob Hughes / ... 1,557 episodes, 1960-2010
...  Holden Snyder / ... 1,533 episodes, 1985-2010
Eileen Fulton ...  Lisa / ... 1,520 episodes, 1960-2010
Elizabeth Hubbard ...  Lucinda Walsh / ... 1,519 episodes, 1984-2010
...  Margo Hughes / ... 1,512 episodes, 1988-2010
Kathryn Hays ...  Kim Hughes / ... 1,500 episodes, 1972-2010
...  Susan Stewart 1,492 episodes, 1968-2010
...  Tom Hughes 1,458 episodes, 1987-2010
...  Nancy Hughes / ... 1,446 episodes, 1956-2010
Kathleen Widdoes ...  Emma Snyder 1,445 episodes, 1985-2010
...  Katie Peretti / ... 1,367 episodes, 1998-2010
...  Jessica Griffin / ... 1,218 episodes, 1987-2009
...  Dr. John Dixon / ... 1,133 episodes, 1969-2010
...  Carly Tenney / ... 825 episodes, 1995-2010
...  Jack Snyder / ... 817 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Paul Ryan / ... 715 episodes, 2003-2010
...  Meg Snyder / ... 639 episodes, 2005-2010
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Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

2 April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Così gira il mondo  »

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Runtime:

| (1956-1975) | (1975-)

Sound Mix:

(1999-)| (1956-1987)| (1987-1999)

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(1956-1967)| (1967-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Regular color broadcasts began on 20 February 1967. See more »

Goofs

When Rose is in a Spa in Switzerland and escapes, she ends up in Belgium and Belgian farmers tell her she is in 's-Hertogenbosch. From Switzerland to Belgium is approximately 700 Kilometers/435 Miles. On top on that, 's Hertogenbosch isn't even located in Belgium. It's a town in the Netherlands, adding roughly 100 kilometers/62 miles to her travels on foot. See more »

Quotes

Emily Stewart: Well, she seems like a great kid.
Henry Coleman: She's a smart kid, Emily, and she sees right through you like cheap cellophane. Now, I do not have a dark side, and I don't want to be any part of yours. If you want to put out a hit out on Meg, you call the mob. And if you ever reveal any of your twisted schemes in front of my little sister again, I will call the mob myself.
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A fan since the beginning.
20 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

As The World Turns started on my birthday in 1956. I was in high school and since the show was only 1/2 hour, I was able to watch it on my lunch hour. I have watched it all these years and really love it. ATWT has produced some great actors and actresses. I loved Meg Ryan as Betsy and Julianne Moore as Franny. I thought Brian Bloome was terrific as Dusty. I was very saddened when the Judge and then Christopher Hughes died. I feel I have grown old with Bob, Kim and Lisa. I wish some of the older actresses could be brought back. I really miss Frannie and Betsy. This year (April 2, 2006) I will have been watching this show for 50 years. So, happy birthday to me and to As The World Turns.


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