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Is there a train that goes from Pine Valley to Llanview?

Marco Dane owes me some money and I need to get it from him......

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by Anonymousreply 281May 27, 2024 8:24 PM

Karen Wolek works the Llanview station when Larry is on nights at the hospital.

by Anonymousreply 1April 8, 2024 9:40 PM

That Donna Beck creature is probably trolloping around the Pine Valley station right now waiting to greet you.

Probably has that harlot Estelle La Tour in tow too.

Likely Billy Clyde Tuggle is somewhere nearby.

by Anonymousreply 2April 8, 2024 11:26 PM

A prostitute! At the Gold Post!

by Anonymousreply 3April 9, 2024 12:25 AM

I don't like the tone of this thread atall.

by Anonymousreply 4April 9, 2024 1:11 AM

At one point ALL MY CHILDREN had, I believe, a news program within the show that featured a map showing the distance to Llanview. It wasn’t far. I also think characters from both shows served time in Statesville Prison.

by Anonymousreply 5April 9, 2024 1:18 AM

RUTH MARTIN EMPTIES BEDPANS!

by Anonymousreply 6April 9, 2024 1:21 AM

Omg. I haven't thought about Marco Dane in decades! I had a crush on his character back in the day. Llanview either.

by Anonymousreply 7April 9, 2024 1:21 AM

R5 yes, they were intended to be neighboring towns. Agnes Nixon created both shows.

by Anonymousreply 8April 9, 2024 1:22 AM

Llanview has the best post office! They were pros in delivering my fan mail.

by Anonymousreply 9April 9, 2024 2:01 AM

A couple living together without BENEFIT of CLERGY!

by Anonymousreply 10April 9, 2024 2:02 AM

Nurse Sybil Thorne is a whore!

by Anonymousreply 11April 9, 2024 2:13 AM

Pine Valley was slightly wealthier, despite the more prosaic name. On the Man Line…

by Anonymousreply 12April 9, 2024 2:17 AM

I love DL.

by Anonymousreply 13April 9, 2024 2:20 AM

Devon Shepherd McFadden eats pussy!

by Anonymousreply 14April 9, 2024 2:22 AM

The University as located in Pine Valley. Llanview was a dump.

by Anonymousreply 15April 9, 2024 2:26 AM

Depended on who was writing them at any given moment. Sometimes they were both on the Main Line. Sometimes Llanview was close to Harrisburg. There was an establishing shot on OLTL of a bridge in Harrisburg for a number of years.

by Anonymousreply 16April 9, 2024 2:27 AM

How am I supposed to live without you?

by Anonymousreply 17April 9, 2024 2:28 AM

Llanview has a large enough LGBTQ population that it could make a difference in the outcome of the 2009 mayoral election and consequently one of the candidates even pretended to be a lesbian to get votes over her rival.

by Anonymousreply 18April 9, 2024 2:39 AM

The blacks are voting for me.

by Anonymousreply 19April 9, 2024 2:42 AM

[quote]A prostitute! At the Gold Post! —Phoebe Tyler Wallingford

Oh, dear. Phoebe has been hitting the sauce again. The name of the restaurant is the Goal Post.

And it was much more outrageous to see prostitutes at the Chateau than at the Goal Post.

by Anonymousreply 20April 9, 2024 2:45 AM

Don't forget Pine Valley is also close to NYC.

by Anonymousreply 21April 9, 2024 2:47 AM

Rather visit Llanview than PV - had more fun and seedy characters.

by Anonymousreply 22April 9, 2024 2:53 AM

But Billy Clyde had massive meat.

by Anonymousreply 23April 9, 2024 2:54 AM

So did Billy "Big Dick" Douglas, r23.

by Anonymousreply 24April 9, 2024 3:01 AM

[quote]Rather visit Llanview than PV - had more fun and seedy characters.

Niki Smith would pick up guys in bars that made The River Rat look like The Ritz!

by Anonymousreply 25April 9, 2024 3:08 AM

Don't forget we have Foxy's

by Anonymousreply 26April 9, 2024 3:11 AM

The hilarity, of course, was that Phoebe was such a nellie old prisspot.

Since Ruth Warrick was such an absolute and total cockhound!

by Anonymousreply 27April 9, 2024 3:13 AM

Please call her the Duchess.

by Anonymousreply 28April 9, 2024 3:45 AM

!!!!

by Anonymousreply 29April 9, 2024 3:52 AM

I don't know her.

by Anonymousreply 30April 9, 2024 3:54 AM

Langley was plowing Pheebs multiple times a day!

by Anonymousreply 31April 9, 2024 4:05 AM

Pine Valley is a terrific place to discover America's next top model..

by Anonymousreply 32April 9, 2024 4:06 AM

Bye bitches I got a nighttime gig.

by Anonymousreply 33April 9, 2024 4:08 AM

Be careful in Pine Valley. You may run afoul of your doppelgänger or twin.

by Anonymousreply 34April 9, 2024 4:14 AM

Or get raped.

by Anonymousreply 35April 9, 2024 4:15 AM

and like it.

by Anonymousreply 36April 9, 2024 4:29 AM

[quote] Langley was plowing Pheebs multiple times a day!

Langley being plowed by some young pizza delivery guy, more like it.

by Anonymousreply 37April 9, 2024 4:52 AM

Or get thrown down a well and left to die.

by Anonymousreply 38April 9, 2024 5:41 AM

[quote]r8 They were intended to be neighboring towns. Agnes Nixon created both shows.

I could tell you about Agnes Nixon - -

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by Anonymousreply 39April 9, 2024 6:04 AM

R39 Get those black bitches out of my face!

by Anonymousreply 40April 9, 2024 12:57 PM

Why is it spelled Llanview? Shouldn’t it be Lllanview?

by Anonymousreply 41April 9, 2024 1:01 PM

Llanview is very patriotic!

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by Anonymousreply 42April 9, 2024 1:49 PM

Does it stop in Lawrenceville?

by Anonymousreply 43April 9, 2024 1:54 PM

Pine Valley has a beach.

by Anonymousreply 44April 9, 2024 2:06 PM

Pine Valley's beach is named Erica Kane!

She's the biggest beach there is!

by Anonymousreply 45April 9, 2024 2:13 PM

Corinth, on the same train line was much more rich and glamorous. Plus Loving had the best looking man in all of daytime history.

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by Anonymousreply 46April 9, 2024 5:09 PM

Where is Lesbianca?

by Anonymousreply 47April 9, 2024 9:37 PM

Newark

by Anonymousreply 48April 9, 2024 9:38 PM

MARY!

by Anonymousreply 49April 10, 2024 1:05 AM

OLTL was the better soap! More memorable stories and characters. Agree or disagree?

by Anonymousreply 50April 10, 2024 8:40 PM

OLTL was the red-headed step child of ABC for years. ABC never treated it with respect, it was just the filler between AMC and GH. I'm not even sure that Agnes gave a fuck about OLTL after she sold it, but AMC was always her "baby". I always thought that was wrong too. Early AMC was much better than what it would eventually become, but it was never better than early OLTL.

by Anonymousreply 51April 10, 2024 8:48 PM

R51=Erica Slezak

by Anonymousreply 52April 10, 2024 8:55 PM

That's Viki Sleestak to you!

by Anonymousreply 53April 10, 2024 8:58 PM

I was never a fan of Slezak. She went too hammy in most of her stories for my taste. I liked it when Pat Ashley was the OLTL star.

by Anonymousreply 54April 10, 2024 9:10 PM

I liked OLTL more but I can concede that AMC was better. One of OLTL's weakness was seeing how nearly everystory was going to interact with slaystack. She became just a little too much. My favorite was Loving. Which got all the respect and attention a network could give a show but it never took off like the rest. Never was a big fan of GH except for the Diana Taylor murder which I've always considered the best storyline of any soap. In the early days of her playing Heather Robin Mattson was a revelation. The Diana Taylor murder involved nearly the whole cast and lasted over a year. When you found out who did it you gasped. Because they led you to believe, for months, that Heather did it.

by Anonymousreply 55April 10, 2024 9:46 PM

I loved stuffy Viki but she needed a contrast like Todd, Dorian. Or Tina to shine!

by Anonymousreply 56April 10, 2024 11:15 PM

Men in Llanview were hotter

by Anonymousreply 57April 10, 2024 11:16 PM

Not as long as Greg Nelson was in town, R57!

by Anonymousreply 58April 11, 2024 12:08 AM

I was a massive OLTL fan and despised the overrated AMC. (I did think AMC was decent in that 88-89 timeframe) My mom loved it from the late 70's until 1984. AMC was the only soap she watched.

Granted I am 44 and was very young at the time and basically watched with my grandparents.

OLTL's zeniths were probably 1978-82 then 85-90 and 93-95.

I found OLTL to be the most underrated soap of all time quite honestly.

I did watch Y&R somewhat consistently and had brief addictions to GL and GH in the late 80's.

by Anonymousreply 59April 11, 2024 12:32 AM

I watched most of the soaps here and there in the 80s and early 90s, but AMC was *my* show. I watched it from 1982 until the (very) bitter end. I hate that Frons fucked it up. It deserved to be one of the last soaps standing, and could have been easily fixed. The last few months of the original and the ill-fated Hulu reboot felt like the “old” AMC.

At least there are still episodes on YouTube. I often watch classic episodes, especially the storylines with my favorite soap actress ever, Kate Collins.

by Anonymousreply 60April 11, 2024 1:05 AM

Greg Nelson looks a lot like Llanviews Sam Rappaport

by Anonymousreply 61April 11, 2024 1:34 AM

I think Ryan's Hope was ABC's red headed step child. You couldn't deny it was probably the best acted and certainly the best written but it never really was a ratings smash. Even among the NY soaps, it was never really got what it deserved from the network. But all those Emmys RH won annually were more than enough for ABC.

by Anonymousreply 62April 11, 2024 1:47 AM

Why do I feel like only one person is commenting on this thread? It is unhinged.

by Anonymousreply 63April 11, 2024 1:50 AM

There are a few of us, R63.

by Anonymousreply 64April 11, 2024 2:10 AM

Ryan's Hope biggest problem, and maybe only one, was they couldn't hold onto a cast.

by Anonymousreply 65April 11, 2024 3:31 AM

OLTL was fire when Andrea Evans and Fiona Hutchinson drove the story. The Gordon sisters came along and they became too much of a focus. When Andrea left, it was the never the same for me.

by Anonymousreply 66April 11, 2024 10:34 AM

Paul Rauch and his pale, tepid blond fetish.

by Anonymousreply 67April 11, 2024 1:35 PM

R65, Helen Gallagher and Bernard Barrow were there the entire run.

by Anonymousreply 68April 11, 2024 1:49 PM

R68 They and Michael Levin were about the only ones that were.

Two Delias...or was it three? And all the Ryan kids had three or four portrayers.

by Anonymousreply 69April 11, 2024 3:23 PM

Kimberley(Ryan's Hope) was better than Tina.

by Anonymousreply 70April 11, 2024 3:30 PM

I preferred Randall Edwards as Delia.

by Anonymousreply 71April 11, 2024 3:33 PM

R71, that entire Crystal Palace storyline would never have worked with Ilene, great as she was.

by Anonymousreply 72April 11, 2024 3:40 PM

Even Robin Mattson played Delia for a while.

by Anonymousreply 73April 11, 2024 3:41 PM

Roger on Ryan's Hope looked like Dr. Bombay.

by Anonymousreply 74April 11, 2024 3:52 PM

OLTL at its best was the greatest soap of all time. They had some fantastic writers in the 1990s throughout the end of their run. (The exception to that was there were some clunker years when Jill Farren Phelps was at the helm but she ran every soap she touched into the ground)

by Anonymousreply 75April 11, 2024 7:58 PM

I hearts Ivan Kipling

by Anonymousreply 76April 11, 2024 9:07 PM

I remember a poster on various soap boards who went by Ivan Kipling.

by Anonymousreply 77April 11, 2024 10:48 PM

Tina. Gabrielle. Megan. Sarah. Bo. Max. Cord. Asa. Mitch Laurence. The best!

by Anonymousreply 78April 13, 2024 5:13 PM

Christine Jones was the manure smell in Llanview.

by Anonymousreply 79April 13, 2024 5:18 PM

Funny how Ryan's Hope stuck with the ugly Pat.

by Anonymousreply 80April 13, 2024 5:22 PM

Erica had a twin or doppelgänger? I don’t recall.

by Anonymousreply 81April 13, 2024 5:28 PM

They should have never fucked with the faux Silver character. I remember watching it and her and realOpal would bring about all the screaming, off the couch reactions. Sometimes I just wonder about their casting decisions. They should have had a group of fans helping them. AMC's biggest fuck up, and I LOVED Cliff and Nina together, was ending the Cliff and Angie romance. It was such a slow burn story. They just didn't throw them together. It was two grieving friends slowly falling in love.

by Anonymousreply 82April 13, 2024 5:36 PM

R81 Erica had an exact doppelganger in the form of a deranged fan named Jane Campbell in 2011.

It was an AMC attempt at a James E. Reilly-style storyline, but it turned out to be a big stinker of a storyline.

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by Anonymousreply 83April 13, 2024 6:04 PM

Thank you r81. No wonder I blocked it out.

by Anonymousreply 84April 13, 2024 7:42 PM

I was a big AMC fam when in collge - 1980-1984. Jenny, Greg, Liza ("you is a snake!") Colby, Jesse, Angie... Carrie Sanders, Tad smoking copious amounts of pot.

Didn't Dr. Joe come close to having an affair with the abused wife, Carrie's stepmother? I think she was Lenore? Carrie married a Wallingford didn't she or someone adjacent to Pheobe?

Oh my gosh and Sybil Thorne's murder, the arrival of Nina's mother (didn't Daisy originally go by the name Jacqueline?). And poor, poor Devon Shepherd - that character bounced from one unhappiness to another (I think the writers hated the character or the actress).

Yikes, I'm going down a rabbit hole... Brooke and Tom, many more whose names I can no longer recall.

by Anonymousreply 85April 13, 2024 8:36 PM

Tom in his prime MMM MMM MMM His brother Sean was even hotter. Sean and Daisy together were hysterical. Oh, and the way Sean used Devon. LOL I loved Sean and Erica's scenes together they were some of the best on the show. It was two schemers who saw right through each other. Daisy was the first Viki on OLTL. Would have loved to see her continued take on Viki. Instead of the hambone slaystack.

by Anonymousreply 86April 13, 2024 8:52 PM

Monique r85.

by Anonymousreply 87April 13, 2024 9:52 PM

Aunt Cliff now lives in Genoa City and goes by the name Aunt Jack.

by Anonymousreply 88April 13, 2024 10:35 PM

Nobody cares about salami town.

by Anonymousreply 89April 13, 2024 10:42 PM

R85, thanks! Of course, Monique. Monique Jonvil, whose mother, Myra (a Mrs. Danvers-type at the start) raised Nina.

Oh man, that storyline... Cliff, Nina, Myra, Palmer (aka Pete Cooney) Cortlandt, Sybil Thorne, etc... that was a soap opera storyline!

by Anonymousreply 90April 13, 2024 11:14 PM

Killing Nurse Whore was a mistake too. She was funny as hell.

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by Anonymousreply 91April 13, 2024 11:17 PM

I loved me some Natalie.

by Anonymousreply 92April 14, 2024 1:42 AM

Remember the painting of Nina's mom over the fireplace was originally Nina. When they cast the role, the portrait also changed.

by Anonymousreply 93April 14, 2024 2:00 AM

I think what hooked me on AMC was how they (for many years, anyway) were able to balance the funny, camp characters and storylines with serious, social issue stories that seemed natural and logical to the characters.

Of course, as in any long running show, they had missteps, but in the AMC Golden Age, it just couldn’t be beat. There were many great years, but 1986-87 always stands out to me as classic soap.

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by Anonymousreply 94April 14, 2024 2:06 AM

I even liked that 88-89 era and I was a OLTL fan- by far ( I overall hated AMC)

I really enjoyed Brooke and that Laura/Drunk Driving storyline and Cindy/Stuart. And for some reason I remember LOVING Nico and Cecily?

(This is sitting there with my grandparents at 7-8 just wanting to get to OLTL and Tina and Viki and Maria!)

by Anonymousreply 95April 14, 2024 2:10 AM

I watched OLTL occasionally, I liked Dorian, and uh..yeah, Dorian. Hated frumpy Viki and those dumpy Buchanan men. Tina was fun. The Fraternity Row stuff was fun for a while, and of course watched for uber twink Ryan Phillippe’s gay storyline..but AMC did that storyline better with cutie pie Kevin and Kelsey (RIP Ben Jorgensen) and won the Emmy for Best Writing for it.

by Anonymousreply 96April 14, 2024 2:25 AM

Ryan's Hope at least until Delia's kidnapping by a gorilla was really good. It was a neighborhood middle class Soap but the producers had to mess with the plot to generate ratings.

Also Malcolm Groomed as Dr Pat Ryan . Let's play doctor

by Anonymousreply 97April 14, 2024 2:29 AM

Cali Timmins as Maggie was incredible on Ryan's Hope. It was her first acting gig and she stole each and every scene she was in. She was supposed to replace Andrea Evans as Tina but a certain piece of ham nixed it.

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by Anonymousreply 98April 14, 2024 3:34 AM

Cali Timmins should have been a big star. She was great as Paulina on AW, but was replaced by…Judi Evans??

by Anonymousreply 99April 14, 2024 4:28 AM

I followed her to AW. She just didn't stay on long enough. I tuned in one day and suddenly Paulina was a fat frau. I left the show.

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by Anonymousreply 100April 14, 2024 4:33 AM

Cali would have made a great Tina more so than the other names mentioned. Genie Francis as a recast Sarah could have been interesting but loved Jensen in the role.

by Anonymousreply 101April 14, 2024 1:18 PM

All- refresh my memory about Cali- When was it rumored that she would play Tina on OLTL, and why did she not?

I vaguely remember that this was 2000 or so?

She would have been one of the very few that could do a decent job.

by Anonymousreply 102April 14, 2024 2:03 PM

Sarah Buxton. Cynthia Preston. All names mentioned as a Tina Recast. What about the other Mindy’s? Barbra Crampton or Kimberly Simms? I think Cali was in talks right after AE left and before they found Karen Witter (who turned out to be a great version too!)

by Anonymousreply 103April 14, 2024 3:57 PM

R94- Life at Cortlandt Manor was indeed an amazing storyline followed closely by the Adam/Brooke/Dixie triangle with Tad thrown in. Adam was at his most dastardly when he gaslit Dixie in the hopes of getting his son all to himself. That storyline was a total banger as well. I started watching AMC as a kid in 1986 and was obsessed with it until 1998 or so. When AMC was good it was GOOOOOD.

by Anonymousreply 104April 14, 2024 4:05 PM

Kimberly Simms would have been OUTSTANDING.

by Anonymousreply 105April 14, 2024 4:46 PM

Slaystack didn't want Cali. Vociferously. I wonder why?

by Anonymousreply 106April 14, 2024 5:02 PM

Erica and (Faux)Silver meet Cheryl Tiegs

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by Anonymousreply 107April 14, 2024 5:38 PM

She smelled like bologna.

(That was a reason my old boss said when he didn’t want to hire my preferred candidate one time so it sticks with me.)

by Anonymousreply 108April 14, 2024 5:39 PM

Oscar Mayer? Or the Italian deli around the corner?

by Anonymousreply 109April 14, 2024 5:43 PM

(Turned out there were cold cuts in the trash from leftover catered lunch but we still didn’t hire her)

by Anonymousreply 110April 14, 2024 6:31 PM

No cause of death for Erika's poor daughter was ever announced/released..

So I suspect it was drug/alcohol related..

by Anonymousreply 111April 14, 2024 8:19 PM

OMG thanks for the clip. The GABY awards with the standard whistling music for filler. Faux Silver dressing like she just made a dash over from the Little Women set. God we used to die when Faux was on.

by Anonymousreply 112April 14, 2024 9:38 PM

Ms. Tiegs it was an honor!

by Anonymousreply 113April 14, 2024 9:54 PM

Mousy Silver coming to town was what got me hooked on AMC. I was around 11 and had never heard of All About Eve , haha. Hated when it turned out she was really conwoman Connie Wilkes! They should have brought that character back later to fuck with Erica and Tad.

by Anonymousreply 114April 14, 2024 10:08 PM

It also sucked that the real Silver was a bore. Everything about her. They killed her off fast. I can't remember a single thing, besides her being murdered, about her.

by Anonymousreply 115April 14, 2024 10:20 PM

Was there ever a "real" Silver? I recall another "Silver" came along a couple years after this one, but I think she was also a fraud...

by Anonymousreply 116April 14, 2024 10:22 PM

More Faux Silver LOL

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by Anonymousreply 117April 14, 2024 10:26 PM

R77, the poster was named Ivana Kipling, not Ivan Kipling.

The “real “ Silver was first played by a very prety brunette named Rosalind something. She was eventually replaced by Claire Beckman, a decent actress but bland. Neither Rosalind or Claire looked like a former archaeologist, which Silver apparently was.

by Anonymousreply 118April 14, 2024 10:38 PM

Apparently.

by Anonymousreply 119April 14, 2024 10:39 PM

Claire Beckman later played Sabrina on ATWT. I don’t think she was popular in the role, but I really liked her.

by Anonymousreply 120April 14, 2024 10:44 PM

Claire Beckman was fine as Sabrina.

Mary Ellen Stuart was fucking fake and dreadful as Frannie. She was a tremendous letdown after Julianne. So many possibilities that could have happened, but Mary Ellen was about as interesting as a salesgirl at Macys.

(And she HAD been vaguely interesting at GL as a police woman.....not sure what happened but she was boooooorrrrriiiiinnnngggg on ATWT)

by Anonymousreply 121April 14, 2024 10:54 PM

Even when ABC was the #1 daytime network, their soaps always looked somewhat cheap and washed out. Also the ABC soap didn't have good background music. I guess it wasn't until the 90s that ABC caught up with CBS and NBC production values.

by Anonymousreply 122April 14, 2024 10:58 PM

Reading this thread is like entering the living room of every kid I knew through high school with a grandma at home…

by Anonymousreply 123April 14, 2024 11:07 PM

…luckily, all of my grandparents were dead before I was born…

by Anonymousreply 124April 14, 2024 11:08 PM

R122- are you crazy? OLTL had the best background music in daytime from 85-90, along with Y&R.

by Anonymousreply 125April 14, 2024 11:24 PM

I wish realJenny, realBrad, Tim, and realSam had stayed longer. They brought the show back to live when it was just the Craigs and Woleks sitting around playing Mahjong. The producers must have shit the bed when they immediately established a huge fan base, got the show ratings rising, and giving the writers new opportunities . . . . then they leave. Bryn Thayer sucked ass.

by Anonymousreply 126April 15, 2024 12:56 AM

R126- I only have seem Brynn on Youtube, but she is lovely to me. Beautiful, great voice, great actress-

by Anonymousreply 127April 15, 2024 1:05 AM

You must have never seen Kathy Glass. Still holds the record for most fan mail. I like Brynn but she just wasn't Jenny. It was a great character but nothing that Jenny was supposed to be. Tim and Jenny were like the first young super couple.

by Anonymousreply 128April 15, 2024 1:13 AM

realJenny and realBrad after Tim died.

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by Anonymousreply 129April 15, 2024 1:16 AM

Was the title "Is there a Tercel that goes from Pine Valley to Llanview? considered for this thread?

by Anonymousreply 130April 15, 2024 1:17 AM

I forgot how preppy-sexy Jameson Parker was! Yowza

by Anonymousreply 131April 15, 2024 1:32 AM

There was always tension between the West Coast soaps and the East Coast soaps. EC felt they had the acting and the writing and WC felt they had the glamour, looks and production values.

by Anonymousreply 132April 15, 2024 1:52 AM

Jameson Parker, another Trumpster along with his entire family.

by Anonymousreply 133April 15, 2024 1:56 AM

Peter Parker went MAGA?!

What about Dorothy, or Suzy…or even Posey?

by Anonymousreply 134April 15, 2024 2:07 AM

Darlene Carr Parker a Trumpster? I refuse to believe that! Proof, please.

by Anonymousreply 135April 15, 2024 2:10 AM

R130 oh fuck, that would have been great! Lil's Tercel.......

by Anonymousreply 136April 15, 2024 4:15 AM

I liked Claire Beckman as “real” Silver, but it was GREAT when Natalie killed her and hid the body in the couch!

Claire went on to be a replacement Sabrina on ATWT, half of the dual roles formerly played by Julianne Moore. After Julianne left, Frannie and Sabrina were no longer lookalikes. But I digress..back to the Pennsylvania towns!

by Anonymousreply 137April 15, 2024 4:17 AM

CARLA GOT KICKED OFF THE TRAIN BECAUSE SHE DIDN'T HAVE THE FARE!

by Anonymousreply 138April 15, 2024 8:55 PM

Get those black bitches out of my face!

by Anonymousreply 139April 15, 2024 8:59 PM

One ticket to Corinth please.

by Anonymousreply 140April 15, 2024 9:03 PM

Sorry Devon. The train does not go to Knots Landing.

by Anonymousreply 141April 15, 2024 9:06 PM

Devon wishes there was a train to some hot fresh pussy!

by Anonymousreply 142April 15, 2024 9:44 PM

Devon likes the pork chop!

by Anonymousreply 143April 15, 2024 9:47 PM

Devon laps on lady ham

by Anonymousreply 144April 16, 2024 1:22 AM

I loved it when they gave devon her butch hairdo.

by Anonymousreply 145April 16, 2024 1:55 AM

I think the writers hated Devon... they put that girl through the wringer. She was just miserable, all of the time, looking for love, acceptance, happiness and NEVER finding it.

by Anonymousreply 146April 16, 2024 10:22 AM

Were there any stops between Pine Valley and Llanview?

by Anonymousreply 147April 16, 2024 10:44 AM

R147 Corinth, of course.

by Anonymousreply 148April 16, 2024 11:10 AM

I always though the line went from Llanview to Pine Valley. A quick stop(exit from the rear cars please) at Corinth, the Grand Central to visit the famed Ryan's Bar. I think you could only get to Port Charles by ferry.

by Anonymousreply 149April 16, 2024 3:18 PM

Monticello is flyover.

by Anonymousreply 150April 16, 2024 3:19 PM

I used to get off at Corinth so I could.....get off in Corinth, with my down low fuck bud. He wouldn't tell me his real name so I just knew him as "Trucker." Man he was hot.

by Anonymousreply 151April 16, 2024 3:21 PM

R159 that bar was in Wash Heights…not anywhere near GCT.

The Ryans could take the GWB to north Jersey—which gets nowhere near the Main Line.

by Anonymousreply 152April 16, 2024 3:28 PM

Correction R149 ^

by Anonymousreply 153April 16, 2024 3:29 PM

In a town where a gorilla fall in love with Dee you can get take the main line.

by Anonymousreply 154April 16, 2024 3:36 PM

This is Pat Ashley reporting from Paris.

by Anonymousreply 155April 16, 2024 3:45 PM

[quote] In a town where a gorilla fall in love with Dee you can get take the main line.

Um...could you try that again but perhaps in English? Thanks

by Anonymousreply 156April 16, 2024 5:29 PM

Nina Cortlandt had the diabeetus

by Anonymousreply 157April 16, 2024 5:34 PM

I have always been curious about Claudette Montgomery on AMC, since she was before my time. She was Paul Martin’s stepdaughter, Erica’s rival for Nick Davis, and she killed Eddie Dorrance. I have never seen footage of her, but it sounds like she was in the middle of everything for a brief period (1978-80 or so).

And her mother Margo had a facelift on television a decade before that old bag on Y&R.

by Anonymousreply 158April 16, 2024 5:50 PM

R158, what fun, posting Claudette Montgomery. She is before my time, but thanks to the interwebs, I read about her character and then Eddie Dorrance (he was a pice of work too!). From Wiki...

Eddie Dorrance: Manager of singer Kelly Cole who got her addicted to drugs. He raped Brooke English, which resulted in her pregnancy and abortion. He was hated by Lincoln, Myrtle, Phoebe and almost everyone else. He was friends with Langley. He was later murdered by Claudette Flax Montgomery.

Is there an eldergay who knows HOW Claudette murdered Eddie? And, um, how friendly do we think Eddie and Langley really were? h'mmm...

by Anonymousreply 159April 16, 2024 6:47 PM

Ceratinly Warren Burton was no stranger to cock.

by Anonymousreply 160April 16, 2024 7:33 PM

The Cannonball, by way of Petticoat Junction, Hooterville and Pixley.

by Anonymousreply 161April 16, 2024 7:39 PM

Margo and Claudette were also before my time, but I’ve always been interested in reading about their storylines. There aren’t even that many photos of them online. An older friend of mine back in the day said the first Claudette was good but the second was terrible and looked about as old as Margo (her mother).

by Anonymousreply 162April 16, 2024 9:11 PM

Did Claudette munch on Margo's pork chop?

Did one or either have very short hair cuts, wear chunky boots, and possibly a Subaru?

If any of the above are true

They may be like the lady who went up in the lady-

by Anonymousreply 163April 16, 2024 9:15 PM

Carol Burnett was a huge fan and would often give updates on the show during the Q&A. Once she related how Margo was trying to adopt a baby and then pass it off as her own in order to keep Paul. The audience had a good laugh about that one.

by Anonymousreply 164April 16, 2024 9:17 PM

I hearts kitty/kelly/link....I guess today we'd call them Klink.

by Anonymousreply 165April 16, 2024 9:49 PM

Wasn't Link a fan of the homosex?

by Anonymousreply 166April 17, 2024 3:32 AM

What are people's thoughts about Kelli Maroney as recast Tina? There are only a few seconds of her playing this part on YouTube. She was in Ryan's Hope and then transitioned into an 80s scream queen for a couple of years.

by Anonymousreply 167April 18, 2024 1:03 AM

I liked her in movies but wasn't sure how she did in soaps, but I have found Kelli Maroney has uploaded hundreds of Ryan's Hope videos onto her YouTube page.

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by Anonymousreply 168April 18, 2024 1:07 AM

I know I'm in the minority but I liked everyone who played Tina. Cali would have been absolute dream casting but you can't have it all. I forget her name but this was actually my favorite Tina. Even above Andrea. I think Jean Randolph was my favorite OLTL character EVER. She did everything were were screaming, from the couch, for Viki to do for years. But I really liked this Tina. This season is awesome. Slaystack does it with a minimal of ham.

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by Anonymousreply 169April 18, 2024 1:09 AM

Kelli would have been a great Tina. The recast would have been seamless.

by Anonymousreply 170April 18, 2024 1:11 AM

I can just imagine Cali slinking around Landfair. Making plans for her next victim.

by Anonymousreply 171April 18, 2024 1:14 AM

R169- Krista Tesreau SUCKED. Oh my god.

by Anonymousreply 172April 18, 2024 1:22 AM

That was Krista Tesreau playing Tina in that clip. I don’t think she lasted long? She was great as the original Mindy on Guiding Light—I wonder why they never brought her back? She wasn’t great as Tina. I was never a big OLTL watcher, but I did like Karen Witter as Tina when I did watch. Didn’t they even have butch Marcia Clark (also from GL) play Tina for a hot second?

And yes, Cali would have been great as Tina. I wish they’d brought her on AMC as a recast or new character. She had a lot of magnetism and was often underrated, like the divine Robin Christopher as Skye on AMC. She’s one of my top 5 AMC actresses. I hate that ABC “de-Chandlered” and made Skye a Quatermaine.

by Anonymousreply 173April 18, 2024 1:23 AM

[quote] I hate that ABC “de-Chandlered” and made Skye a Quatermaine.

And then they de-Qed her after that. Never gave her another family. Just left her out their hanging.

by Anonymousreply 174April 18, 2024 1:30 AM

[quote]out their hanging.

I'll Oh Dear myself here.

Should be "there. "

by Anonymousreply 175April 18, 2024 1:32 AM

Which show had more gays? Which “straights” read gay?sorry Tad the cad but hard to believe he was interested in the ladies!

by Anonymousreply 176April 18, 2024 8:01 PM

Llanview has enough gays and lesbians in town to hold a mass wedding in Angel Square.

by Anonymousreply 177April 18, 2024 8:03 PM

I wish one of them was Mark Derwin. He may have been the Dollar Tree version of Christopher Meloni but I wanted him inside me quite deeply.

by Anonymousreply 178April 18, 2024 8:05 PM

The murders in Pine Valley, Llanview, Corinth, paled in comparison to the crimes, murders, gaslighting and more of Monticello!

Amatuers!!!

PS And we had a better cast, who went on the bigger and better things!

by Anonymousreply 179April 18, 2024 10:18 PM

did Corinth have any blacks? A for a friend.

by Anonymousreply 180April 18, 2024 11:45 PM

Didn’t Angie Hubbard go there before the city?

by Anonymousreply 181April 19, 2024 2:31 AM

R173 - Krista Tesreau did return to GL periodically. She was interviewed a while back on Soap Opera Digest’s podcast. She spoke about some personal issues that colored her tenures on SB and OLTL.

I found her to be honest and interesting.

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by Anonymousreply 182April 19, 2024 4:22 PM

Mike Carr built Jean Randolph's room where she held Dorian Captive.

by Anonymousreply 183April 19, 2024 4:25 PM

I love Krista but she was as miscast as Tina as Susan Batten was for Connor at ATWT.

by Anonymousreply 184April 19, 2024 6:13 PM

Susan Batten was and would only be Luna to me. Plus I hated Luna! Never got the Max/Luna super couple joke when he better chemistry with Gabrielle, Blair, Tina, Megan, and even Lee Ann. Max wouldn’t have fallen for that hillbilly. Stupid goddess crap wasn’t what Max was drawn to.

by Anonymousreply 185April 19, 2024 7:51 PM

Enid Nelson you is a lyin' snake Enid Nelson, just like Liza Colby! Mike Carr is da man.

by Anonymousreply 186April 19, 2024 8:14 PM

Krista did come across really cool in that interview.

My god I hated her as Tina. And the writing (for the character) did not help.

I felt that an actress SHOULD have tried to offer some of that ditziness and steely determination that Andrea gave Tina..

No one even tried.

As a gayling at the age of 11 or so I did go through a few very brief GL addictions- and I thought that Kimbely Simms was one of the hottest woman I had ever seen.

I think she could have been AMAZING as Tina.

by Anonymousreply 187April 19, 2024 8:49 PM

I wish the spooky, original Dorian had stayed. There was no humor in her psychosis.

by Anonymousreply 188April 19, 2024 9:12 PM

The OG Dorian was fascinating -- so cunning, so indifferent to the pain of others, so able to present herself as blameless. R188 is right -- it was spooky. But I was more entertained by Robin's Dorian -- she brought every scene she was in to a new level. She created a Dorian that was tormented and needy, and poured all that need into desperate acts. At the same time, she made Dorian funny. She was electric. I don't think a psychotic character (as the original Dorian was) can last over time...she's just too evil.

by Anonymousreply 189April 19, 2024 11:23 PM

Elaine Princi was the worst Dorian by far. Just terrible.

by Anonymousreply 190April 19, 2024 11:40 PM

It felt like they hired a placeholder on purpose.

by Anonymousreply 191April 19, 2024 11:46 PM

Robin Strasser was the only good Dorian Lord who matters.

by Anonymousreply 192April 19, 2024 11:52 PM

I always found it interesting how Phil Carey (NO picnic behind the scenes himself) said that Elaine Princi got a raw deal and defended her when they brought Strasser back.. I respected that despite Princi being horrible in the role.

I have very rarely heard a kind word about Strasser, however Slezak and Depaiva loved her, as did the horrid actress Kristen Alderson.

Depaiva even visits her in Ohio.

So she cannot be THAT bad.

by Anonymousreply 193April 20, 2024 12:00 AM

Robin was Dorian as Patti was Evita…no one crazier or, in their own way, better.

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by Anonymousreply 194April 20, 2024 12:05 AM

Great scene. Thank you, R194 . You have reminded me how great Robin Strasser could be and how much I miss OLTL.

by Anonymousreply 195April 20, 2024 1:59 AM

OG Dorian. In a six month period: Lied on medical charts that killed Larry's fiance, kept her sister locked in the attic, counsled the woman whose husband she was having an affair with; telling her not to give him sex. Helped Kathy Craig kidnap Joe and Viki's baby, withheld Victor's pills, actually waving them in front of his face, teasing him, and watching him stroke out. Wresting control of the Banner from Vikstaklake. Am i forgetting anything?

Just her reflection in the maternity ward window, near the end, was enough to spook you. Something was coming LOL.

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by Anonymousreply 196April 20, 2024 2:02 AM

Claire Mails was also Dorian

by Anonymousreply 197April 20, 2024 2:14 AM

Robin and Tuc Watkins are also still friends. I’m sure Robin is a diva in real life but she seemed to get along fine with the people she worked with the most.

by Anonymousreply 198April 21, 2024 2:34 AM

OLTL was lucky with the guy who played Max. He had great chemistry with any actress he was paired with.

Remember how much I loved Joe Lando?

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by Anonymousreply 199April 21, 2024 2:43 AM

R198- Nice. I did not know that.

I always heard she treated the crew like trash...

Maybe its all. bullshit?

I love that Howie dude on Youtube who was a cameraman for 30 years on OLTL- I almost want to ask him!

by Anonymousreply 200April 21, 2024 3:11 AM

Thanks to these amazing Youtubers- I learned that James Depaiva was a HORRIFIC actor in the 80's- but he WAS a charisma magnet! He got better in the 90's.....

by Anonymousreply 201April 21, 2024 3:13 AM

Strasser was apparently a neglected or abused child, and by all accounts is very sensitive. But various costars have said nice, or diplomatic things about her.

I think she was daytime's answer to Shelley Long. Someone who always wanted to do their best and would fight battles over the smallest things.

by Anonymousreply 202April 21, 2024 4:19 AM

I know Strasser had her signature roles on AW and OLTL, but she was also briefly on AMC between those stints. That was before my AMC time, and I have never seen that role discussed much or any clips. It’s odd to me thinking about her and Lucci being on the same show. Did they have scenes together? I remember her Dorian crossing over to AMC a few times but I think her scenes were always with David Canary.

by Anonymousreply 203April 21, 2024 12:40 PM

One of my favorite stories about Robin is day after Lucille Ball died she went over to her ex-husband‘s house who is married to Lucy Arnaz to take care of Robin and Larry’s youngest son(Who was with his father for the week), so Lucy and Larry could handle the aftermath of Lucille death

by Anonymousreply 204April 21, 2024 4:27 PM

You mean she did her basic job as a mother?

by Anonymousreply 205April 21, 2024 4:30 PM

I guess you could see it that way, but I actually see it as a very kind act, her sons were Lucille‘s step grandchildren, and based on everything, I’ve read about Lucille, I can’t seem like she was would have been very close to them

by Anonymousreply 206April 21, 2024 5:43 PM

First, take the last train to Clarksville.

by Anonymousreply 207April 21, 2024 6:43 PM

As a wee gayling, James DePaiva was the object of my fantasies. His sex scenes with Fiona were rather intense by 80s standards. Have mercy.

by Anonymousreply 208April 21, 2024 6:56 PM

Back in the 80s when I was teen gayling, I thought Jean LeClerc (Jeremy, AMC) was so HOT, but now when I watch old clips, I don’t know what I was thinking.

Oddly, never thought much about Richard Shoberg (Tom) but now I realize what a hunk he was.

by Anonymousreply 209April 21, 2024 7:06 PM

I can't see Jean LeClerc now without thinking that he and Chris Durham were together, and wondering who was the top.

And yeah, Richard Shoberg was a hunk back in the day. And still a DILF when he got older. The guy who played his brother was hot too.

by Anonymousreply 210April 21, 2024 8:37 PM

anyone remember Ben from Ryan's Hope? 5:12 i don't think he owned a shirt.

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by Anonymousreply 211April 21, 2024 9:43 PM

He was also on atwt? I think his name was Linc?

by Anonymousreply 212April 21, 2024 10:19 PM

Marshall from Steel Magnolias, James Wlcek.

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by Anonymousreply 213April 21, 2024 10:29 PM

R209, that's so funny because I feel exactly the same way, I loved Jeremy when I was twelve in the 1980s and thought Tom was a bore, but now I am all about Shoberg and LeClerc leaves a lot to be desired.

by Anonymousreply 214April 21, 2024 10:32 PM

Say what you want about Strasser but she is still very close to this day with Kassie DePaiva, Gina Tognoni and Kristen Alderson so they obviously created some sort of bond. Heather Tom also has said she loved working with her. DePaiva, Alderson and Tognoni still visit her regularly.

by Anonymousreply 215April 22, 2024 2:27 AM

Karen's Belle de Jour and Marty's gang rape are unrivaled as far as soap stories go. Maxie's heart transplant on GH is the only other story on daytime you just knew was different. And they tricked into the mainstream because the attention overcame daytime television.

by Anonymousreply 216April 22, 2024 2:32 AM

When Elaine Princi was laughably playing Bob’s Eurotrash wife on ATWT in the early 80s, Jean LeClerc played her sleazy lover. She ran off to Europe with him and dumped Bob, clearing the way for a Bob/Kim romance.

by Anonymousreply 217April 22, 2024 2:36 AM

BRANDON KINGSLEY IS A BORE; WITH A TRAMP DAUGHTER.

by Anonymousreply 218April 22, 2024 4:46 AM

Natalie in the well was THE soap story of that year. Even non soap viewers knew about it. I think AMC briefly took the #1 spot from Y&R during that storyline. It’s incredible that Kate Collins wasn’t nominated for an Emmy that year.

by Anonymousreply 219April 22, 2024 4:50 AM

GREAT Erica and Brooke clips here. I'd forgotten how many scenes they shared together. Also here is the introduction of the Cortland conical.

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by Anonymousreply 220April 22, 2024 4:55 AM

R219- I posted above that I hated AMC and even I watched that show for a good 2-3 months. AMC shot to #2 and I think it did hit #1..

Was this not the time when DAYS And AMC were hot in the ratings?

by Anonymousreply 221April 22, 2024 3:11 PM

Sorry- I meant during the Natalie in The Well story.

I always thought that Kate Collins was awesome and I was a sucker for a Twin storyline

by Anonymousreply 222April 22, 2024 3:20 PM

I loved when Dr. Kinder was terrorizing the three (unexpected) amigos, Erica, NuJanet and NuSkye, and they buried his smug ass alive in the back yard.

by Anonymousreply 223April 22, 2024 3:57 PM

OH God. Remember the stink of Melody Thomas playing Janet?

by Anonymousreply 224April 22, 2024 4:03 PM

Oooops Melody Anderson

by Anonymousreply 225April 22, 2024 4:03 PM

[quote] Natalie in the well was THE soap story of that year. Even non soap viewers knew about it. I think AMC briefly took the #1 spot from Y&R during that storyline. It’s incredible that Kate Collins wasn’t nominated for an Emmy that year.

The only nomination on a Sue Lucci show is Sue Lucci, babe, and don't you forget it!

by Anonymousreply 226April 22, 2024 4:13 PM

They had a fakeAngie for about a year. She sucked.

by Anonymousreply 227April 22, 2024 4:59 PM

Heather Sanford as fakeNina was hysterical.

by Anonymousreply 228April 22, 2024 5:08 PM

Faux Angie was indeed terrible.

I think that was when Debbi Morgan went to Generations, no?

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by Anonymousreply 229April 22, 2024 5:44 PM

Robin Strasser was so good as Rachel on AW and so delicious as Dorian on OLTL. However, her Christina Karras on AMC in the late 1970s was a disappointment.

Christina was rather bland with a milquetoast personality. They eventually gave Christina a back story where there was some kind of childhood abuse going on and it manifested itself in her stealing money from the cash register of the store she worked at, or something along those lines.

YAWN.

Strasser was an expert playing characters who cause trouble and stir the shit up. But AMC didn't write to her skillset.

She did not have the skills to play an victim at least in the longterm. Creating sympathy and empathy for a bland, boring every day character was not in her wheelhouse. Expectations were high for the Christina character thanks to Strasser's track records and we were all disappointed by what we got.

Once they transferred Strasser to OLTL to play Dorian in early 1979, Christina Karras was quickly forgotten and never mentioned again.

I'm sure Christina and Erica shared some scenes, but I don't particularly remember them 45+ years later.

by Anonymousreply 230April 22, 2024 5:53 PM

Monique Jonvil, you old whore!

I still find the rumor that Lucci and Strasser were sisters - and that their mom was Phyllis Diller - to be hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 231April 22, 2024 5:56 PM

OLTL used to air, in my city, after Dark Shadows. Our ABC affiliate kept moving it around, it sometimes was on at 10am because they started showing Phil Donahue instead. I got hooked the 2nd year it was on, there was a girl - Julie - who tried to off herself because her photographer bf wouldn't marry her and she was living in sin. Her Catholic mother was horrified and her Jewish dad (played by Alan Miller who was terrific) was more tolerant. She ended up marrying Tom Lee Jones, who was the doctor who treated her. Later they married and she was frigid - I had no idea what that meant and had to ask my older sister who wondered what the hell I was watching. It was really great those first few years.

by Anonymousreply 232April 22, 2024 6:12 PM

and Tom Lee Jones went to the bed of OG Dorian.

by Anonymousreply 233April 22, 2024 7:00 PM

R210, I think it’s pretty safe to assume that LeClerc was the top and Durham was the bottom. And LeClerc had the gall to dump Durham as soon as Durham eas diagnosed HIV +.

by Anonymousreply 234April 25, 2024 3:03 AM

The impure thoughts I had about LeClerc and Durham and so many other soap hunks of the day.....🍆

by Anonymousreply 235April 25, 2024 3:32 PM

TALBOT HUDDLESTON!

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by Anonymousreply 236April 30, 2024 7:31 PM

Karen, you're a ho!!!!

by Anonymousreply 237April 30, 2024 9:16 PM

R237- That was funny. I never saw Karen called a ho before.

And she was! She was a high priced ho!

And even at a 100 dollahs a shot- she still don't have a heart of gold!

Fucking ho!

by Anonymousreply 238April 30, 2024 9:22 PM

I loved the Karen before Judith. She was funny as hell and the plumber she was fucking was hot as hell.

by Anonymousreply 239April 30, 2024 10:47 PM

That was must see daytime tv!

by Anonymousreply 240April 30, 2024 10:51 PM

Then funniest thing to ever happen on OLTL was when they dumped a dead Jim Craig on Karen's door.

by Anonymousreply 241April 30, 2024 10:53 PM

R239- that was the daddy in "Da Wonda Years"

by Anonymousreply 242April 30, 2024 10:54 PM

Judith Lights scene was a genuine event on daytime. I was a kid but the scene ran on Friday and I thought about Karen Wolek all weekend.

by Anonymousreply 243May 1, 2024 12:48 AM

You copied that from another thread^ same typos….

by Anonymousreply 244May 1, 2024 1:12 AM

R239 I preferred Kathryn Breech as Karen. She was a sex kitten, something Light could not carry off. I remember thinking how hammy Light was, though I've loved her in other things (especially Ugly Betty).

by Anonymousreply 245May 1, 2024 1:12 AM

I preferred Marsha Clark as Tina. She was a sex kitten, something Evans could not carry off.. I remember thinking how hammy Evans was, though I’ve loved her in other things (especially CHiPS).

by Anonymousreply 246May 1, 2024 3:44 AM

HA HA r246.

That Clark briefly played Tina, as did her former GL co-star Tesreau, has me seeing Clark as Mindy Lewis, and that's horrifying.

by Anonymousreply 247May 1, 2024 11:29 AM

Haha, R247. Especially an image of Clark in a tank top and shorts, pulling her leg up over herhead while Philip is lying on the couch trying to hide his huge boner.

by Anonymousreply 248May 1, 2024 1:55 PM

[quote] Philip is lying on the couch trying to hide his huge boner.

My happy place......

by Anonymousreply 249May 1, 2024 3:32 PM

When I was in Jr. High Loving started. I had such a crush on the original Curtis Alden.

by Anonymousreply 250May 1, 2024 3:40 PM

Slee was on the recent Locher Room for Stand Up To Cancer.

She has some sort of neurological tic now where she blinks a lot.....it was not as noticeable in this clip as it was in an earlier thing she did a few months back but she seems to be struggling with it - it may be a symptom of Parkinsons.

Trevor St John and Michael Easton appeared to pay tribute to Kamar de los Reyes.

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by Anonymousreply 251May 18, 2024 1:13 PM

Thanks for posting that video with Erika, R251. It’s great to see her again.

I’ve always felt she is one of the best representatives of daytime soaps because she seems so down-to-earth and gracious. She’s such a class act. I was so sorry to hear about her daughter’s death.

by Anonymousreply 252May 18, 2024 3:18 PM

I was so sad to see her break down like that. Erika has had a very good life- and has always said so.

Something like this for any parent, especially one at her age-

It is heartbreaking.

Erika and Brian are great parents and those kids were so lucky..

I suspect her daughter's death was worse than a sudden aneurysm or something like that, making it more tragic for a parent..

by Anonymousreply 253May 18, 2024 4:25 PM

Lucci as the Golden Bachelorette? It could happen. (or could have)

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by Anonymousreply 254May 25, 2024 3:16 AM

Judith Light's moment resonates because it is PURE soap opera. Like what it was intended to be. And then add in a little sleaze and networks taking a chance and the actor delivering.

by Anonymousreply 255May 25, 2024 4:24 AM

TALBOT HUDDLESTON!

by Anonymousreply 256May 26, 2024 2:20 PM

HE WAS R256's FiRST JOHN!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 257May 26, 2024 3:08 PM

we all clapped when he killed that insufferable kid of Pat Ashley. I think his name was Brian.

by Anonymousreply 258May 26, 2024 4:18 PM

That "insufferable kid" was a grandson of Victor Lord. I count that Victor had thirteen grandchildren: Brian Kendall, by Tony Lord; Megan, Kevin, Joey, Jessica, and Nataly, by Viki; Danny Wolek, by Meredith, who also had a stillborn child; C.J. and Sarah, by Tina; Starr, Danielle, and Jack, by Todd; and Sam by Victor Jr. Others can correct me if I missed any.

by Anonymousreply 259May 26, 2024 4:26 PM

Speaking of Meredith.....I only know of her existence by the cast talking about her and a few clips of her on YouTube but they should never have killed her off. That was a big mistake. Slaybaybataliciousstack would have been more interesting with a sisterly rivalry.

by Anonymousreply 260May 26, 2024 4:37 PM

They sort-of corrected it by turning Tina into Viki's sister. Anyway, Meredith was very passive and boring and, once she was married to Larry, she had no story until her death. I've always thought it was sad that Larry just vanished over the years (also, Danny, Wanda, and Rafe).

by Anonymousreply 261May 26, 2024 5:09 PM

God I was in lust with Rafe

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by Anonymousreply 262May 26, 2024 5:12 PM

Body shot

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by Anonymousreply 263May 26, 2024 5:13 PM

who is that lady?

by Anonymousreply 264May 26, 2024 5:15 PM

Hot daddy Carlo Hesser made me tingle.

by Anonymousreply 265May 26, 2024 5:58 PM

Rafe had some nice titties.

by Anonymousreply 266May 26, 2024 6:00 PM

R264, the lady was Taina Elg, a great beauty back in the day.

by Anonymousreply 267May 26, 2024 6:25 PM

Ken Meeker is now a therapist.

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by Anonymousreply 268May 26, 2024 6:33 PM

He ugly now.

by Anonymousreply 269May 26, 2024 6:49 PM

Sorry OP, you can only get there by train, or by Dodge Dart.

by Anonymousreply 270May 26, 2024 6:51 PM

R270 Or AMC Pacer!

by Anonymousreply 271May 26, 2024 10:43 PM

The Cortlandt Manor is much more gracious than Llanfair. Not as good as the Cabot Mansion though.

by Anonymousreply 272May 27, 2024 5:04 AM

R268 Did you have to do that?

by Anonymousreply 273May 27, 2024 5:05 AM

[quote]R98 She was supposed to replace Andrea Evans as Tina but a certain piece of ham nixed it.

Do you mean Sleestak?

She ran off Ellen Holly and Lillian Hayman, too.

by Anonymousreply 274May 27, 2024 6:15 AM

Cali Timmins would have been a fantastic Tina.

by Anonymousreply 275May 27, 2024 6:35 AM

R264, on OLTL, Taina was the first Mrs. Asa Buchanon. She fell off a balcony and died. Iguess she was Clint and Bo's mother.

R267 is correct, she was beautiful when young.

by Anonymousreply 276May 27, 2024 9:46 AM

Wish Tina had married Asa! Loved how they hated each other. Cali would have been a great recast!

by Anonymousreply 277May 27, 2024 2:55 PM

Andrea and Phil had great chemistry.

I will never forget his line when she came back from the dead to destroy Cord and Kate's wedding-

"Like the proverbial bad penny!!"

by Anonymousreply 278May 27, 2024 3:00 PM

Cali as the new Tina was even announced in Soap Opera digest. OLTL went as far as rehearsing a few scenes, for a chemistry test, between Viki and nuTina. Reportedly Slay saw Cali on screen and then nothing went any further with her being the recast as Tina.

by Anonymousreply 279May 27, 2024 5:45 PM

and if you look at the history of Cali stealing just about every scene she was in from seasoned professionals.......well....

by Anonymousreply 280May 27, 2024 5:47 PM

I never watched a whole lot of Ryan's Hope; always respected the talent involved but it was mostly inconvenient.

Then along came Cali with old time star "delicious, de-lovely, DeHaven" playing her mother. I had been in grad school then and was badly injured in a taxi accident. Everything went on hold and I laid there all day, remote in hand, flicking through all the soaps. I found myself increasingly drawn to Cali Timmins on Ryan's Hope. Her (usually) quiet charisma felt like no other soap actress I'd ever seen before. She even had her own background music.

by Anonymousreply 281May 27, 2024 8:24 PM
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