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Soap - Season 3 [1979] (3 discs)

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Composer:George Aliceson Tipton
Length:562 minutes
(9 hours 22 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
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IMDB Rating:7.3/10
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Synopsis: Jessica and Chester continue to have marital troubles; Jodie gets to see and fight for his daughter; Burt and Mary have to deal with the fallout of his alien abduction; and Eunice, Corinne, Dutch, Danny, and Billy each have their own relationship woes.


Reaction: This season starts using even more outlandish story lines than the possessed baby of last season. Some work, and others just get weird.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Guest Cast
Bruce French => Hotel Clerk (Episode #3.8)
Colleen Riley => Gloria (Episode #3.12)
Royce Wallace => Rose Coleman (Episode #3.12)
Granville Van Dusen => Dr. Hill (Episode #3.20)
Hamilton Camp => Elmore Tibbs (Episode #3.20)
Michael Durrell => F. Peter Haversham (Episode #3.20)
Rae Allen => Judge Betty Small (Episode #3.20)
Hector Elias => Federal (Episode #3.4)
John Fujioka => Mr. Teshamado (Episode #3.18)
Karen Austin => Chester's Woman (Episode #3.10)
Richard McKenzie => Dr. Saxon (Episode #3.10)
Kurtwood Smith => Guy in Laundromat (Episode #3.13)
Madelyn Cates => Mrs. Helen Pfeiffer (Episode #3.19)
Martin Ferrero => Waiter (Episode #3.6)
Nora Denney => Miss Page (as Nora Denny) (Episode #3.11)
Paul Avery => Dr. Carlton (Episode #3.17)
Robert Englund => Simon (Episode #3.2)
Select Cast and Crew
J.D. Lobue => Director
Jay Sandrich => Director
Stu Silver => Writer
Susan Harris => Writer / Creator
George Aliceson Tipton => Composer
Allan Miller => Dr. Alan Posner
Arthur Peterson => The Major
Billy Crystal => Jodie Dallas
Candice Azzara => Millie (as Candy Azzara)
Cathryn Damon => Mary Campbell
Diana Canova => Corinne Tate-Flotsky
Donnelly Rhodes => Dutch Leitner
Eugene Roche => E. Ronald Mallu
Jack Gilford => Saul
Jay Johnson => Bob Campbell
Jennifer Salt => Eunice Tate
Jimmy Baio => Billy Tate
John Byner => Detective Donahue
Katherine Helmond => Jessica Tate
Lynne Moody => Polly Dawson
Marla Pennington => Leslie Walker
Peggy Pope => Mrs. David
Randee Heller => Alice
Rebecca Balding => Carol David
Richard Mulligan => Burt Campbell
Robert Guillaume => Benson DuBois
Robert Mandan => Chester Tate
Rod Roddy => Announcer
Roscoe Lee Browne => Saunders
Sal Viscuso => Father Timothy Flotsky
Ted Wass => Danny Dallas

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The farewell scene between Benson and Jessica in this episode is the only indication ever given in this show that Benson was leaving, or how the Gatling family on [Benson] is related to this show.
  • The character of Father Flotsky was added as an in-joke to a character created by [?] Lenny Bruce in a classic routine.
  • Episode #3.13 is Kurtwood Smith's official acting debut.