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
- After Joan Collins joined the show, she told 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…
[show]After Joan Collins joined the show, she told 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 else was ever heard of it.
- 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.
- Beverlee McKinsey asked the producers to consider her friend and former Texas costar Daniel Davis for the role of Alan Spaulding after Christopher Bernau died in 1988.