History Series / AsTheWorldTurns

16th May '17 10:14:45 PM FaxModem1
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* ChainedToARailroadTrack: Played completely straight when Gwen's stalker and doppleganger Cleo ties her and Jade to the railroad tracks in order to Murder the Hypotenuse and romance Gwen's husband Will.

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* ChainedToARailroadTrack: ChainedToARailway: Played completely straight when Gwen's stalker and doppleganger Cleo ties her and Jade to the railroad tracks in order to Murder the Hypotenuse and romance Gwen's husband Will.
16th May '17 10:13:21 PM FaxModem1
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* ChainedToARailroadTrack: Played completely straight when Gwen's stalker and doppleganger Cleo ties her and Jade to the railroad tracks in order to Murder the Hypotenuse and romance Gwen's husband Will.
25th Aug '16 12:56:31 AM PaulA
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Famous [[LongRunner long-running]] SoapOpera on TV which first began airing in 1956 and finally ended in 2010. It takes place in the fictional town of Oakdale, Illinois. It mainly focuses on the Snyder and the Hughes families. Groundbreaking in that it featured the first American daytime male same-sex kiss and gay {{supercouple}}.

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Famous [[LongRunner long-running]] long-running SoapOpera on TV which first began airing in 1956 and finally ended in 2010. It takes place in the fictional town of Oakdale, Illinois. It mainly focuses on the Snyder and the Hughes families. Groundbreaking in that it featured the first American daytime male same-sex kiss and gay {{supercouple}}.



* LongRunner: It was on the air for 54 years.
1st Aug '16 6:58:14 PM 6
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** Luke Snyder was a binge drink and never magically got better, although, he did stop drinking eventually, and his alcoholism continued to be mentioned until the end of the show.

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** Luke Snyder was a binge drink and never magically got better, although, he did stop drinking eventually, and his alcoholism struggles with alcohol continued to be mentioned until the end of the show.
1st Aug '16 4:17:58 PM 6
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** Luke Snyder was also an alcoholic, and also never magically got better, although he did stop drinking eventually, his alcoholism continued to be mentioned until the end of the show.

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** Luke Snyder was also an alcoholic, a binge drink and also never magically got better, although although, he did stop drinking eventually, and his alcoholism continued to be mentioned until the end of the show.



* MistakenForCheating: Reid, when Luke catches him at The Lakeview by himself. Reid says he's seeing a patient, but Luke doesn't believe him. Because Chris wanted to keep it a secret (and Reid was legally obligated to do so) Reid couldn't explain himself.

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* MistakenForCheating: Reid, when Luke catches Reid. Noah sees him helping Chris up some stairs at The Lakeview by himself. but doesn't see Chris's face. He tells Luke, and when confronted, Reid says he's he was seeing a patient, patient but refuses to break doctor-patient confidentiality. Luke doesn't exactly believe him. Because Chris wanted to keep it a secret (and Reid was legally obligated to do so) Reid couldn't explain himself.him.
5th Apr '16 8:50:58 PM DrOO7
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12th Dec '15 12:47:29 PM Stanislav_J
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* WeInterruptThisProgram: The live [[note]]In the Eastern and Central Time Zones[[/note]] broadcast of ''ATWT'' on November 22, 1963 was interrupted by Creator/WalterCronkite reporting the first bulletins regarding the shooting of President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. The actors were not immediately informed, and continued their efforts as CBS cut back to the show between bulletins before abandoning the broadcast entirely in favor of continuous news coverage. Because CBS was routinely videotaping the show for time zone delay and rebroadcast, the entire sequence survives and can be viewed online; see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0O5WNzrZqIMRSDT19pXjBuGLcXKqS-3r&v=T0qdvCQY22g here]].

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* WeInterruptThisProgram: The live [[note]]In [[note]]in the Eastern and Central Time Zones[[/note]] broadcast of ''ATWT'' on November 22, 1963 was interrupted by Creator/WalterCronkite reporting the first bulletins regarding the shooting of President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. The actors were not immediately informed, and continued their efforts as CBS cut back to the show between bulletins before abandoning the broadcast entirely in favor of continuous news coverage. Because CBS was routinely videotaping the show for time zone delay and rebroadcast, the entire sequence survives and can be viewed online; see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0O5WNzrZqIMRSDT19pXjBuGLcXKqS-3r&v=T0qdvCQY22g here]].[[note]]The first bulletin appears at about 10:12 into this video.[[/note]]
23rd Oct '15 11:12:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Occasionally characters do seem to be aware they're in a bizarre, abnormal soap world, but that doesn't seem to stop the plot from getting the better of them.
11th Oct '15 5:07:58 PM DrOO7
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** Happens so often on soaps that Soap Opera Digest actually needed to ''applaud'' the fact that when a kidnapped Emily was rescued, "she actually looked like she hadn't been to her hairdresser in months" (several months worth of growth, split ends, etc)
3rd Oct '15 8:33:24 AM Stanislav_J
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* WeInterruptThisProgram: The live [[note]]In the Eastern and Central Time Zones[[/note]]broadcast of ''ATWT'' on November 22, 1963 was interrupted by Creator/WalterCronkite reporting the first bulletins regarding the shooting of President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. The actors were not immediately informed, and continued their efforts as CBS cut back to the show between bulletins before abandoning the broadcast entirely in favor of continuous news coverage. Because CBS was routinely videotaping the show for time zone delay and rebroadcast, the entire sequence survives and can be viewed online; see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0O5WNzrZqIMRSDT19pXjBuGLcXKqS-3r&v=T0qdvCQY22g here]].

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* WeInterruptThisProgram: The live [[note]]In the Eastern and Central Time Zones[[/note]]broadcast Zones[[/note]] broadcast of ''ATWT'' on November 22, 1963 was interrupted by Creator/WalterCronkite reporting the first bulletins regarding the shooting of President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. The actors were not immediately informed, and continued their efforts as CBS cut back to the show between bulletins before abandoning the broadcast entirely in favor of continuous news coverage. Because CBS was routinely videotaping the show for time zone delay and rebroadcast, the entire sequence survives and can be viewed online; see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0O5WNzrZqIMRSDT19pXjBuGLcXKqS-3r&v=T0qdvCQY22g here]].
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