• Episode 36 - Texas - The Coattails Gamble

    24 GEN 2023 · This episode discusses the NBC soap opera, Texas, and how it embarked on the boldest strategy ever done to attain success in the rough terrain of the soap opera landscape. Texas was a spin-off of Another World. This episode discusses how Texas strived to be the most successful new show of the 1980s by grabbing on to the coattails of the most popular TV show in America, the prime time show Dallas. This episode discusses the wild and at times bizarre strategy used to implement this strategy. The coattails gamble had shocking results and would have significant ramifications for both Texas and Another World for years to come. This episode discusses the many memorable moments along Texas’s journey, including the many jaw-dropping twists and turns. As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 9 min. 25 sec.
  • Episode 35 - Longest Serving Soap Opera Actors - Part 2

    18 SET 2021 · This special episode features Part 2, the final part, of the Top 10 longest serving daytime soap opera actors. This episode highlights #5 through #1 in the Top 10 countdown. In this countdown episode, a soap opera actors’ longevity is measured by how long they played 1 solitary character. Take a trip down soap lane and learn about the longest serving actors/actresses in daytime soap opera history, and the incredible characters that they played. This episode discusses their amazing, indelible legacies. Find out who is the longest serving daytime soap opera actor ever! As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    57 min. 8 sec.
  • Episode 34 - Longest Serving Soap Opera Actors - Part 1

    8 SET 2021 · This special episode features Part 1 of the Top 10 longest serving daytime soap opera actors of all time. This episode highlights #10 through #6 in the Top 10 countdown. In this countdown episode, a soap opera actors’ longevity is measured by how long they played 1 solitary character. Take a trip down soap lane and learn about the longest serving actors/actresses in daytime soap opera history, and the incredible characters that they played. This episode discusses their amazing, indelible legacies. As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    50 min. 34 sec.
  • Episode 33 - Ryan's Hope

    22 LUG 2021 · This episode discusses the beloved ABC soap opera, Ryan’s Hope, and its whirlwind 14-year run. Ryan’s Hope remains a sentimental favorite for many soap opera fans. This episode discusses how ABC executives turned to Ryan’s Hope at a time of real difficulty for the network, as the network began to slide in the soap opera ratings battle. Through highs and lows, this episode explores how Ryan’s Hope captured the hearts of many fans through its authenticity and gripping storylines. Ryan’s Hope would also have many memorable characters, but one more than any other would stand out as one of the most memorable in soap opera history. As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 1 min. 20 sec.
  • Episode 32 - Port Charles - The Doomed Spin-off

    23 NOV 2020 · This episode discusses the ABC soap opera, Port Charles, and its wild spin-off adventure. Port Charles was a spin-off of the beloved soap opera General Hospital. This episode discusses the challenging history for daytime soap opera spin-offs, and how that history had laid a difficult path for Port Charles to navigate. Through it all though, Port Charles would leave a legacy as one of the boldest and most unique shows in soap opera history. As Port Charles sought to stem the rising tide of the soap opera landscape, the show would indeed have one of the most jaw dropping pivots in TV history. Ultimately Port Charles, the show that many hoped would usher in a new era of soap opera expansion, ended up being the doomed soap opera spin-off, but not without a lot of drama and incomparably zany storylines. As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    43 min. 4 sec.
  • Episode 31 - Storyline Focus - All My Children's Pine Valley Gaslighting - Part 5- 1989

    30 OTT 2020 · This episode spotlights Part 5, the conclusion of one of the greatest storylines in All My Children history – the Pine Valley Gaslighting storyline! Part 5 of this incredible storyline discusses the fallout from Dixie’s institutionalization. This episode discusses the many wild twists and turns, as the battle between gaslighting and reality rages on. Indeed, this episode includes what is widely considered to be the greatest cliffhanger in the show’s history. As the storyline reaches a definitive conclusion, there is much drama, shock, and even danger. As always, this episode includes and illuminating audio features that help relive this classic storyline. Come along on another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 38 min. 3 sec.
  • Episode 30 - Storyline Focus - All My Children's Pine Valley Gaslighting - Part 4- 1989

    1 AGO 2020 · This episode spotlights Part 4 of one of the wildest storylines in All My Children history - the Pine Valley Gaslighting storyline! This storyline had taken the soap opera world by storm in 1989. Part 4 of this storyline discusses the fallout from the kidnapping and the subsequent turmoil that develops as a result. This storyline will take an even darker turn, as gaslighting and emotional cruelty would reach its most extreme levels with devastating consequences. Indeed, this episode details the worst forms of gaslighting in soap opera history as this storyline takes a shocking turn. As always, this episode includes and illuminating audio features that help relive this classic storyline. Come along on another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Episode 29 - Storyline Focus - All My Children's Pine Valley Gaslighting - Part 3- 1989

    18 GIU 2020 · This episode spotlights Part 3 of one of the wildest storylines in All My Children history - the Pine Valley Gaslighting storyline! Part 3 of this storyline discusses the fallout from Brooke Chandler finding out the truth about Adam Chandler and Dixie Cooney’s relationship. The storyline reaches an inflection point, as the dynamics of the saga change. Indeed this wild storyline will proceed often along a very dark path. There are joyous moments, but also many shocking moments. As always, this episode includes and illuminating audio features that help relive the classic storyline. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 16 min. 56 sec.
  • Episode 28 - Storyline Focus - All My Children's Pine Valley Gaslighting - Part 2- 1989

    6 MAG 2020 · This episode spotlights Part 2 of one of the wildest storylines in All My Children history - the Pine Valley Gaslighting storyline! Part 2 of this storyline discusses the continuing web of lies and deceit surrounding the lives of Adam Chandler, his wife Brooke Chandler, and their maid Dixie Cooney. The stakes continue to be raised resulting in one of the most drama-filled episodes in All My Children history. As always, this episode includes and illuminating audio features that help relive the classic storyline. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 9 min. 10 sec.
  • Episode 27 - Storyline Focus - All My Children's Pine Valley Gaslighting - Part 1- 1988-1989

    18 APR 2020 · This episode spotlights one of the wildest storylines in All my Children history - the Pine Valley Gaslighting storyline! This is one of the most brilliantly written, as well as disturbing storylines in soap opera history. This is a story about when one’s hopes and dreams, encounter psychological manipulation, unmitigated deception and gaslighting at its most extreme. All My Children was one of the top soap operas of the 1980s, and it finished off the decade with a bang with this storyline; one that gripped the nation in late 1988 and throughout 1989. In Part 1 of the multi-part lookback at this storyline, I will discuss the foundational events of the storyline and the wild events that ensued. This episode also includes interesting and illuminating audio features. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!
    1 h 18 min. 39 sec.

A Trip Down Soap Lane is the ultimate soap opera history podcast. Take a trip all the way back to the beginning of soap operas till the present day. This...

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A Trip Down Soap Lane is the ultimate soap opera history podcast. Take a trip all the way back to the beginning of soap operas till the present day. This podcast explores all the amazing history, storylines and characters that have made soap operas so memorable over the years. The podcast includes special audio features, trivia, and so much more.
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