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The barmy Beach.

A series called Soap was one of the all-time great sitcoms, which took the mickey out of every American soap opera soap opera

Broadcast serial drama, characterized by a permanent cast of actors, a continuing story, tangled interpersonal situations, and a melodramatic or sentimental style.

It was a memorable madness of mirth until the Politically Correct politically correct Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but  brigade forced it off the air.

Now, years later, we have Sunset Beach Sunset Beach may refer to:
  • Sunset Beach (TV series), an NBC television soap opera that aired 1997-1999.
  • Sunset Beach, California, the unincorporated beachfront community northwest of Huntington Beach in Orange County, that the soap opera is named after
, a serious (I think) soap whose plots are so bizarre, they could be reject scripts from that late comedy masterpiece.

Starring Susan Ward Susan Ward (born Michelle Susan Ward on April 15 1976 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American actress and model.

She started modeling at the age of 13, leaving school and moving to New York to do so, deciding to try her hand at acting several years later.
 and Sarah Buxton, pictured right, the show is so awful it's almost unmissable.

And it has a legion of addicted fans, most of them housewives enjoying an escapist break from their daily chores.

The current storyline apparently goes something like this...

Meg's boyfriend Ben was attacked by his evil twin, Derek. Ben was pronounced dead, but came to life in his coffin.

Then the freaky freak·y  
adj. freak·i·er, freak·i·est
1. Strange or unusual; freakish.

2. Slang Frightening.

 female mortuary attendant tried to kill him.

Now Ben has escaped and has to stop demented Derek (who is pretending he's Ben) from killing Meg - who doesn't know WHICH twin she's dealing with.

Confused? You will be... even if you DO catch today's omnibus!

(Channel 5, 12.35pm)
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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Sep 6, 1998
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