Soap opera characters will always find love again, and they will always—no matter how badly they are hurt—be willing to risk absolutely everything to keep that love.
It's maybe a teensy bit psychotic, but I think it's fabulous.5. On soap operas, it's totally OK to barge into people's homes uninvited.
Black soap actors have rarely won mainstream recognition for their portrayals, and many of their characters’ storylines are lost to history as the genre's popularity continues to wane among viewers.***Little has been written on the subject of diversity in daytime.
Sonny on is the godfather of the mob and yet never locks his door! On soap operas, it's to be assumed that so-called super couples, even if they try to kill each other…even if one is presumed dead…even if they just got out of an explosive court battle…will get back together. Maybe in dating, but maybe in every other aspect of life as well. You'll notice starlets having morning coffee in dresses you'd secure for your next prime cocktail party.
In honour of Ja Dine, we take a look at some of the love teams that we've loved over the years.
They also never give up, never have fear of intimacy, and never have a dry spell.
Look at our beloved Erica Kane, she was married like a dozen times, and always was passionate and excited each wedding day.
On Brittany has a big secret about the baby she is carrying—which of course she will discuss out loud in her place of business—where the alleged (not really) baby daddy happens to work as well. This is a no-brainer in soap world and in our world—If you have something private or sensitive going on, be careful that it lands in the right ears—and no one else's.
But it always boggles my mind when soap characters have these BIG secrets and they openly discuss them in the middle of a crowded bar.
Well before Annalise Keating of In many ways, daytime soaps preceded the kinds of diverse approaches to storytelling now championed by Shonda Rhimes dramas.
But their contributions weren’t valued then, and they’re still largely ignored today.
Irna Phillips, who created soaps including , told a talk show host shortly before her death in 1973 that “as a writer, there isn’t a black or a white, or a square or a bad joke … None of us are either black or white, or bad or good.” Phillips wasn’t referring to race: Many of her soaps only featured blacks in supporting or recurring roles well into the 1970s.
as a toddler, they meant it as a form of baby-sitting. That also calls for leaving your phone behind in a café. broke up like 16 times this summer, all because they weren't up front about their insecurity and jealousy issues. We've all been there—who hasn't completely gone insane—or, err, sent a dozen furious texts in the middle of the night—when someone we cared about hurt our feelings?
If you’ve seen any photos of Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher recently, you know that they’re essentially the cutest couple ever to meet onscreen and watching them together IRL makes watching them on reruns of , a movie thats only redeeming quality may be Topher Grace’s attempt to look cool on the theatrical release poster.