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As the World Turns Discussion
Topic Started: Dec 16 2009, 06:46 PM (2,007 Views)
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Bob and Kim
Tom and Margo
Holden and Lily
Jack and Carly
Henry and Barbara
Craig and Rosanna
Dusty and Janet
Katie and Brad
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Watching Margo's rape storyline for the first time. I'm blown away by this story.
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For fans of As The World Turns, not sure if you were aware but in the Netherlands ATWT has a huge following (they were two years behind the US broadcast). A three weeks ago the last episode aired but they invited some of the cast members for a fan farewell event in February. Cast members in attendance included Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman), Terri Conn (Katie Snyder), Austin Peck (Brad Snyder), Grayson McCouch (Dusty Donovan), Jon Hensley (Holden Snyder) and Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder).

If interested, there lot of the clips are posted on Youtube from the event. I'd say the highlight of the event was Martha Byrne (Lily) singing to Jon Hensley (Holden) - and they kiss.

Lily and Holden Farewell
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Bitches be crazy! Haters are gonna hate!

Favorite couples:

Holden & Lily
Carly & Jack
Paul & Rose
Reid & Luke
Lucy & Dusty
Will & Gwen

Favorite Character:

Julia Lindsay played by the wonderful Anna Parisse

Favorite S/Ls

Alec Wallace murder mystery from the late 90's where Georgie was the killer

The boathouse bombing S/L from the early 2000's which also had Julia kidnapping Carly & trying to kill her in quicksand at the same time.
Edited by DaveBedford, Mar 4 2012, 06:10 PM.
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Bitches be crazy! Haters are gonna hate!

One of my favorite scenes bc of Julia & the score that sets the mood.

"A coma, Barbara!? Come up w/ something a little more original. How about a hole opened up & James fell into the center of the earth" :lol: :lol:

"Paul saved James? Right, & I suppose Santa has a toyshop up at the North Pole, huh?" :lol: :lol:

Julia cracks me up!
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Bitches be crazy! Haters are gonna hate!

This is the conclusion of the boathouse s/l leading to the quicksand. Interesting fact is that the quicksand was just water & oatmeal.

I LOVED the Julia & Carly scenes. Soooo soapy! :popcorn: :popcorn:

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My rendition of the original closing theme for As the World Turns.
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Yes, Paul's birth took place off screen and came out when James appeared in 1980. Barbara reappeared in Oakdale in 1978 and was portrayed as a heroine from 1980-85. I never quite bought her character change, which occurred when she was a thorn in the Brian-Shannon relationship and tried to seduce Tom from Margo to pay Margo back for her affair w/ James.
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I don't have cable, so I've been catching up with season 1 Homeland on DVD, and I was happy to see Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman) appear in the episode titled Representative Brody. He's just in one short scene, but he's central to it and he's working with Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin. Nice to see him on such a prestigious show.
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Mother & Daughter

Hey there everyone..I just thought I'd bump up this thread to say that I love(d) ATWT and I miss it terribly! It's the only soap I've ever watched. I love Tamara Tunie! She is/was Jessica. I loved her & Duncan until they messed that up then I hated him after that. Tamara's an amazing actress. I also loved Tom & Margo as well (Ellen & Scott's Tom & Margo) I hated that they re-casted Jessica though, but I understand why they did.

Feb 16 2010, 01:57 PM
Any older ATWT fans who have a favorite actor/actress in either original or recast character?

Alison: Jessica Dunphy or Marnie Schulenburg
Betsy: Meg Ryan or Lindsay Frost
Bonnie: Napiera Danielle Groves or Chauntee Schuler
Brad: Nick Kokotakis, John Loprieno or Austin Peck
Caleb: Michael David Morrison or Graham Winton
Casey: Zach Roerig or Billy Magnussen
Connor: Allyson Rice-Taylor or Susan Batten
Craig: Scott Bryce, Hunt Block, Jeffrey Meek or Jon Lindstrom
Dusty: Brian Bloom or Grayson McCouch
Emily: Melanie Smith or Kelley Menighan Hensley
Frannie: Julianne Moore or Mary Ellen Stuart
Jennifer: Kim Onasch or Jennifer Ferrin
Jessica: Tamara Tunie or Joanna Rhinehart
Lily: Lucy Deakins, Martha Byrne, Heather Rattray or Noelle Beck
Lucy: Peyton List or Spencer Grammer
Margo: Margaret Colin, Hillary B. Smith, Ellen Dolan or Glynnis O'Connor
Meg: Jennifer Ashe or Marie Wilson
Nikki: Jordana Brewster or McKenzie Satterthwaite
Paul: Andrew Kavovit, Scott Holroyd or Roger Howarth
Rosanna: Yvonne Perry or Cady McClain
Sabrina: Julianne Moore or Claire Beckham
Samantha: Brooke Alexander or Sherri Alexander
Sierra: Finn Carter or Mary Beth Evans
Tom: Justin Deas, Gregg Marx or Scott Holmes
For me it's as follows:

Tamara Tunie (because as they say there's nothing better than the original)

Bonnie (definitely Napiera (she & Tamara had the most natural chemistry)
Edited by TTJessATWT, Aug 16 2014, 12:52 AM.
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Fans of As The World Turns, I'm getting ready to post an extensive cast list spanning the 54 years it was on the air at SON Community. There is a list of "Questionable characters" over in the thread. If anyone knows if any of those characters were never seen on the show, please let me know here or there(if you belong). I'm Slick Jones there, Nigel Pennysmith here. I appreciate anyone's help with this endeavor, as I have hundreds of cast members I'll be putting up. Thanks for your time.
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