Another Life explored the lives, faith and loves of the people of the fictional town of Kingsley, centered around the Davidson family.
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1984   1983   1982   1981  

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Series cast summary:
MaryJean Feton ...  Terry Davidson Phillips / ... 748 episodes, 1981-1984
Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson ...  Lori Davidson Martin #1 / ... 748 episodes, 1981-1984
John Corsault John Corsault ...  Scott Davidson 744 episodes, 1981-1984
Naomi Riseman Naomi Riseman ...  Nora Lindsay 744 episodes, 1981-1984
Darrel Campbell ...  Peter Davidson 744 episodes, 1981-1984
Chris Roland Chris Roland ...  Russ Weaver (1981-1984) / ... 692 episodes, 1981-1983
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Produced by evangelist Pat Robertson's CBN Network, "Another Life" initially emerged as a daily religious serial, which attempted to add a touch of "Christian morality" to traditional soap stories. Centering on the beleaguered Davidson family of Kingsley, Virginia, "Another Life" faced low-ratings and soon segued into more typical soapy fare, as murders, kidnappings, and an extremely bizarre story about a demonic cult leader highlighted its final years. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtfalknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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The Christmas episode of 1982 was done in a musical style, showcasing leading characters singing Christmas songs. In this episode, very little reference was made to the ongoing storyline. See more »

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13 March 2002 | by fugu_286See all my reviews

The reason this show was cancelled is the same reason practically nobody remembers Stryper or Petra and Left Behind: The Movie was a huge bomb. When good intentioned evangelists try to use a traditionally secular medium (in this case soap opera) to try and preach the Word of God, they tend to err by assuming that anybody other than God fearin' Christians would want to watch. Nobody wants to watch a soap opera where people happily solve their issues by turning to God. They want to watch miserable people wallow in their sorrow. They want to see people stab each other in the back and just be generally nasty. This is why people watch soap operas. As the ratings for Another Life dwindled, the storylines become MORE outrageous. Some of the ones they conconcted in this show's death throes would have made Melrose Place seem sane.


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1 June 1981 (USA) See more »

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The Light Inside See more »

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

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