The Guiding Light began as a radio drama 75 years ago. On TV, it takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, Chamberlains, and Lewises, along with the working class Reardons and others, took their own places of prominence, though the Bauers remained the heart of the show.
Last Episode55x235 Ep. #15186 Aired: Jan. 28, 2011
Josh and Reva talk about the past that they have shared together. Josh realizes just how much Cassie means to him and after Reva hears on the …
Series Fun Facts
- This episode has survived and has turned up on various video-sharing sites. The original commercials for Duz and Ivory have survived along with it.
- After she joined the show, Joan Collins made a comment in the press that the show planned to bring back the long-absent Roger Thorpe to do battle with her character Alexandra, Roger's…
[show]After she joined the show, Joan Collins made a comment in the press that the show planned to bring back the long-absent Roger Thorpe to do battle with her character Alexandra, Roger's ex-wife. She slyly proclaimed "You won't believe who they hired to play him." Nothing was ever heard of this again.
- The series received a special citation from the Emmy Awards' New York Chapter "for distinguishing itself as the longest running program in the history of daytime drama" in 1997.
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