Fancast’s First Annual Soaper Bowl 1st Quarter

Photo Cr: FOX Best First Down There’s no time like the first time. Soap teens agonize over losing their virginity. On soaps, true love waits for sweeps periods, driving viewers crazy with anticipation and making those over the age of 18 feel vaguely uncomfortable. Our contenders for Best First Down: the original Fox-y teens Brenda […]

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Fancast’s First Annual Soaper Bowl: 2nd Quarter

Photo Cr: ABC/FOX Best Off The Bench Substitution The team is way behind. All seems lost until the coach brings in a new player off the bench and everyone starts kicking ass. The nominees for this category are two shows that floundered in their first seasons until they changed course, and embraced their inner bitches. […]

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Fancast’s First Annual Soaper Bowl 3rd Quarter

Photo Cr: ABC Best High Risk Move The most exciting part of any football game is when a player pulls a wild, crazy dangerous stunt to save the day. The same holds true on soaps. When they really want something, characters leave it all on the field. Our contenders are two young doctors. General Hospital’s […]

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Fancast’s First Annual Soaper Bowl 4th Quarter

Photo Cr: CBS/ABC Best Fourth Quarter Comeback Sometimes a team seems beyond hope. They’ve spent the first three quarters, getting sacked, missing field goals. Then the coach rallies the troops and suddenly, it’ s a whole new game. This past year, two soaps that had jumped the shark battled back to become must-see-TV again. Our […]

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