The cast of "Knots Landing"
Moving on to the Dallas spin-off Knots Landing (1979-1993). "Gary" and "Valene Ewing", relatives of the famous Ewing family from Dallas, move to Knots Landing to start a new life. True to the classic soap opera genre, this series definitely has its fair share of heartbreak, drama, loss, and much more.
The 10 Most Popular Soap Operas Of All Time
Our list starts out with the hit soap opera Another World (1964-1999). Taking place in the midwestern town of "Bay City", this daytime exclusive has all the characteristics of the classic soap opera: Love, heartbreak, triumph, etc. The show revolves around several families including the Matthews, Cory, Frame, Winthrop, Love, Hudson, Harrison, and Burrell family.