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.
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.