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  Wikinfo | Soap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Soaps are mixtures of sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids which can be derived from oils or fats by reacting them with an alkali (like sodium or potassium hydroxide) at 80°-100 °C in the process known as saponification.
Soaps are useful and used primarily for cleansing because soap molecules attach readily to both non-polar molecules (such as grease or oil) and polar molecules (such as water).
According to Pliny the Elder, soap was invented by the ancient Gauls.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=soap   (394 words)

 Soap (sitcom)
Soap was a sitcom which ran on the ABC network from 1977 through 1981.
The show was designed as a weekly, nighttime half hour comedy whose format was similar to that of a soap opera.
The show was controversial for its time, as it included the first homosexual character who starred in a prime-time network television series in the United States.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/so/Soap_(sitcom).html   (135 words)

 Soap (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soap was a successful American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1977 to 1981.
Soap was among the earliest American primetime series to include a regular gay character (Jodie Dallas).
Soap is set in the fictional town of Dunns River, Connecticut, and each episode begins with a shot of two women chatting over lunch as announcer Rod Roddy intones, "This is the story of two sisters: Jessica Tate and Mary Campbell".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Soap_(sitcom)   (1133 words)

 Soap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Soap swam into the sharks mouth when Jody (played by Billy Crystal) was hypnotically regressed into a previous life as an old jewish man. This started off as briefly amusing, but went on, and on, and on, and on...
SOAP was indeed a landmark show...not just because it went where no other show had before it...but because of the great writing and acting.
Soap operas are written by writers in scuba gear actually swimming in the shark tank using waterproof pens.
www.jumptheshark.com /s/soap.htm   (9502 words)

 BBC - Comedy Guide - Soap
Soap was the creation of Susan Harris, who wanted to lampoon the daytime soap operas that proliferate on American television, not Dallas (a primetime series) but the really dross, schlock-operas like As The World Turns, All My Children, The Bold And The Beautiful and others of that woeful ilk.
Soap employed all the steamy ingredients of these unending serials but hilariously so, and in an ultra-fast paced, half-hour episodic format that usually, like its more serious counterparts, ended in the proverbial cliffhanger.
Soap ended on the cliffhanger to end all cliffhangers, with most of the characters put into terrible situations from which there was no chance of escape.
www.bbc.co.uk /comedy/guide/articles/s/soap_1299002898.shtml   (612 words)

 Amazon.com: Soap - The Complete First Season: DVD: Katherine Helmond,Cathryn Damon,Robert Mandan,Richard Mulligan,Diana ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All those protesting prudes fought a futile battle: Soap was never naughty without purpose (indeed, the show possesses subtle integrity) and a large and loyal audience propelled it to even crazier heights in subsequent seasons.
It should be noted that the company issuing Soap on DVD, Columbia TriStar, also puts out Sanford and Son on DVD, and that a second season DVD episode of Sanford and Son, "Blood is thicker than Junk" incredibly edits out 2 and 1/2 minutes which appear on the syndicated version.
SOAP was - and remains - a series that breaks the rules and still works.
www.amazon.com /Soap-Complete-Season-J-D-Lobue/dp/B00008EY5S   (1691 words)

 The Soap Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This site is my tribute to the sitcom Soap, distributed by Sony Pictures Television for the ABC Network from 1977 to 1981.
Soap was based off of a parody/satire of soap operas.
Sponsers were forced to pull their commercials during the time slot because of their reputation, leading Soap to being cancelled.
www.televisionhits.com /soap/main.html   (458 words)

 Soap TV Show - Soap Television Show - TV.com
Soap is a tale about two sisters, Mary Campbell & Jessica Tate.
Soap was created a group of writers that knew what the public wanted and how move television forward.
Soap will 1 day be recognized for the barriers it broke.
www.tv.com /soap/show/605/summary.html?q=soap   (303 words)

 General Hospital - Tamara Braun - Interview - Soap Opera Digest and Weekly
As Laura Wright takes her place as the newest incarnation of Carly on GENERAL HOSPITAL, fans of ex-Carly Tamara Braun can catch the actress on the ABC series FREDDIE on November 9 and 16.
I did some sitcom work before I got GH, but nothing that was as substantial a role as this one.
It's always a little rough starting out, but the great thing about sitcom is you have a week to prepare It's a completely different medium.
www.soapoperadigest.com /features/gh/interviews/tamarabraun/index.html   (546 words)

 The Bull Pen - Best sitcom ever?
As a pure sitcom, Seinfield has to be one of the best.
M*A*S*H is the top sitcom ever, but for those who say it's not...
Sitcom or no sitcom, MASH is the best TV show ever.
www.rotojunkie.com /forums/showthread.php?t=25558   (1242 words)

 Spin Off: "Benson" and "SOAP"
SOAP was one of the late 70's more controversial shows.
The temptation would be to say parody except that SOAP was smart enough to actually take its characters seriously despite the silly format.
After SOAP was cancelled there were two more crossovers, both made by Jessica and playing off her friendship with Benson.
www.poobala.com /bensonandsoap.html   (564 words)

 deseretnews.com | Crystal proud of 'Soap' role
The "Soap" cast, with Billy Crystal, bottom left.
Of course, giving the extreme wackiness of "Soap" — a parody of (what else?) soap operas — Jodie was far from being the most extreme character on the show.
Not that he spends a lot of time dwelling on "Soap," which went off in 1981.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,590045315,00.html   (383 words)

 To Be DIScontinued! - The Hall of Unresolved TV Cliffhangers: The 80's
The last thread was "resolved" on the Soap spinoff "Benson" when Jessica's ghost appeared on one ep saying that she was in a coma in South America.
Details: Avon (Paul Darrow) was apparently shot by the bad guys, the Federation Squad (all they actually showed was Avon holding up a gun to fight the Squad, with gunshots heard after fadeout).
Details: The show that launched Robin Williams' career was also the first (true) sitcom to end on a cliffhanger.
members.tripod.com /~Rover_Wow/clif80s.htm   (1292 words)

 "Soap" (1977)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Soap" is one of the funniest of America's exports to the U.K. It may have been considered risque back in the late seventies but all the hullaballu about the show's contents seems silly twenty-odd years on.
Of course she scored big again in the eighties with the equally brilliant Golden Girls.
Some might not be aware that Susan actually appeared in two episodes of Soap as a hooker, believe it or not!
www.imdb.com /title/tt0075584   (477 words)

 Which knots Stars Would You Like To See Return TO the Spotlight? - Soap Chat
I would love to see her on a soap, and can't wait to see how she progresses.
Lar is a fabulous talent and I feel we're inches away from seeing her in something.
She's more sitcom material, but I see her attracting lots of viewers, there's something very likeable about her.
www.soapchat.net /showthread.php?t=92287   (342 words)

 Soap Online
A note from Elad: Some of you may have been wondering whether Soap Online will continue to be updated regularly with new episodes.
This site is dedicated to continuing the story of the 1970's TV sitcom SOAP, through a fan-fiction series, that starts where the original series left in 1981.
We are just using them to re-create the spirit of Soap.
elad9.tripod.com   (205 words)

 Simple Life star gets her own show - SON Community
THE SITCOM LIFE: Nicole Richie, who just signed on for a fifth round of The Simple Life (to air on E!), is back in bed with Fox, her reality show's original home.
Per Variety, Richie has inked a deal with the network to have a sitcom developed around her or to be cast on an existing series, such as Arrest--.
Fox got rid of the star they didn't want, and found a way to keep the star they really liked.
www.soapoperanetwork.com /boards/index.php?showtopic=2685   (214 words)

 Which programs would you pick? - Talk Wrestling Online
U can pick anything but one has to be a soap, one has to be a sitcom, one has to be a chat show, one has to be reality TV and one has to be a gameshow.
Soap: League Of Gentlemen (Black Comedy to be honest, but if you look at the layout, it's very Soapy
Sitcom: Frasier (I've seen Friends waaaaay too much and Frasier is more to my taste, I now think)
www.talkwrestlingonline.com /forum/showthread.php?t=4139   (575 words)

 80's Sitcom and Trivia
A webring for fans of the great sitcoms of the 80's or anything at all to do with the 80's.
Includes Days of Our Lives spoilers, soap opera and television trivia games, and 80's music trivia.
Super spoilers for the soap opera Days of Our Lives.
f.webring.com /hub?ring=80ssitcoms   (272 words)

 Soap Quizzes and Soap Trivia -- FunTrivia
I loved the show 'Soap.' If you think you know this program, try my quiz.
Please write back and let me know what you think.
* The character Jodie made history as the first leading sitcom character to be what?
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/television/television_q-t/soap.html   (278 words)

 Soap Sitcom Who Played Me? Trivia Quiz
This is another quiz from my favorite tv show, Soap.
I give you the character name and you tell who played them.
Top 30 Leaders for Soap Sitcom Who Played Me?:
www.sploofus.com /triviaquiz/soap_sitcom.html   (31 words)

 NPR : Slate's Assessment: 'Friends' as a Great Soap Opera
NPR : Slate's Assessment: 'Friends' as a Great Soap Opera
Slate's Assessment: 'Friends' as a Great Soap Opera
Day to Day, May 6, 2004 · Slate deputy Washington, D.C., bureau chief Chris Suellentrop comments on how the television show Friends, which airs its final episode Thursday night after a 10-year run, is more like a soap opera than a traditional sitcom.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1874922   (149 words)

 ABC Sitcom 'Soap' quiz -- free game
Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Soap : ABC Sitcom 'Soap'
The character Jodie made history as the first leading sitcom character to be what?
In Season 1, who did Danny try (unsuccessfully) to kill?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=23211   (155 words)

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