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2 August 24th, 2010 Top Ten Classic Soap Cliches named!

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TV Guide Canada’s Kimberly Stuckey has put together a list that will amuse soap fans, and that they can surely can identify with.   It’s the Top Ten most used soap cliches encompassing plot devices, casting switcheroos, and more!

From: Return from the Dead to Overnight Aging (SORAS), to Wedding Day Drama to Medical Miracles, to Convenient Timing to Crime Capitals, it’s all documented in this top ten list.

Let us know, if you have any others you would add to this list!

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  1. Tom says:

    1. Killing off a popular character and bringing back the actor as a twin or sibling of the late character or a doppelganger (Frankie/Maggie, AMC; Colin/Troy, OLTL; Luis/Lorenzo, GH; Jeffrey/Richard, GL)

    2. A character forgetting they gave birth to twins (Vicki, OLTL; Iva, ATWT; Alexandra, GL)

    3. A parent searching for a child they gave birth to only to discover it is an enemy already living in town (Felicia, AW; Alex, GL; Kay, Y&R)

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