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Another World 

TV-14 | | Drama, Romance | TV Series (1964–1999)
The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 43 wins & 175 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Victoria Wyndham Victoria Wyndham ...  Rachel Davis Cory / ... 2,635 episodes, 1972-1999
Constance Ford ...  Ada Lucas / ... 2,535 episodes, 1967-1999
Hugh Marlowe ...  Jim Matthews 1,942 episodes, 1964-1999
Beverlee McKinsey ...  Iris Carrington 1,305 episodes, 1972-1999
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Storyline

The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who call Bay City home include the Matthews, Cory, Frame, Winthrop, Love, Hudson, Harrison, and Burrell families. Written by swissJohn29

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We do not live in this world alone, but in a thousand other worlds...

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Another World: Bay City See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8891 episodes) | (1964-1975) | (1975-1979 and 1980-1999) | (1979-1980) | (2003)

Sound Mix:

Mono (1964-1987)| Stereo (1987-1999)

Color:

Black and White (1964-1966)| Color (1966-1999)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series original story premise began with the death of William Matthews and its effect on his wife, children and his brother's family. See more »

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Spin-off Texas (1980) See more »

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Another World
Performed by Gary Morris and Crystal Gayle
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Life will still never be the same without "Another World."
29 January 2003 | by BashSee all my reviews

"Another World" was the very first soap opera I have discovered in my lifetime. I remember when I was turning on the TV and surfing through basic channels one childhood afternoon, and there was the "Another World" opening theme with a beautiful, California-style theme playing, same with the closing theme. Then a few years later, I decided to start watching it, all the way until the airing surprisingly ended in June 1999. Shortly after that, I was so saddened, thinking "Why did this heart-warming soap opera end?" And "Why didn't it continue airing just like the other soap operas?" It used to air every weekday afternoons at 2:00pm right after "Days of Our Lives." Now, this other new lame soap known as "Passions" has taken over. Why? I still don't understand that. Whenever I think of "Another World," I also think of the really good old, addictive days and times of my life, when I had lots and lots of fun. Nowadays, things have unfortunately changed, ever since "Passions" was aired. How sad? Without "Another World," it is still not the same for me or part of my life. I now watch the other soap known as "Days of Our Lives," pretending that "Another World" would still air today. It will always be missed, until it returns someday. Maybe...


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