CTVA US Comedy - "Soap" (Witt-Thomas-Harris/ABC) Season 1 (1977-78)

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Starring Katherine Helmond, Robert Mandan, Cathryn Damon, Richard Mulligan, Billy Crystal
Season 1 (ABC) (1977-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############## season 1 1977-78 ##############
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ABC Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (25 episodes)

1.1 [--] Soap: (Pilot)
09/13/77
Written by Susan Harris / Directed by Jay Sandrich
This is the story of two sisters, Jessica Tate and Mary Campbell. They live in Dunn's River, Connecticut,
but their lives (and families) are anything but normal.

1.2 [--] Soap:
09/20/77
Written by Susan Harris / Directed by Jay Sandrich
To leave the mob, Danny is told he must kill his father's murderer, who is his mother's new husband.

1.3 [--] Soap:
09/27/77
Jessica hides in the kitchen when her relatives, the Campbells, come to dinner.

1.4 [--] Soap:
10/04/77
Jessica and Mary commiserate over a cup of tea; Danny tries to kill Burt.

1.5 [--] Soap:
10/13/77
Burt and Mary see a psychiatrist about Burt's impotence and cousins Eunice Tate and Jodie Dallas accidentally meet.

1.6 [--] Soap:
10/25/77
Corinne moves out; Burt announces the return of his schizophrenic ventriloquist son Chuck.

1.7 [--] Soap:
11/01/77
The Major kidnaps a neighbor and Jessica gets a visit from Chester's secretary Claire.

1.8 [--] Soap:
11/08/77
Burt and Danny come to terms in a secluded cabin.

1.9 [--] Soap:
11/15/77
Jodie enters the hospital for his operation and Jessica sees Chester with another woman.

1.10 [--] Soap:
11/22/77
Jodie's friend Dennis tells him his future plans and Jessica decides the families are cursed.

1.11 [--] Soap:
11/29/77
Jessica takes a firm stand against Chester's philandering and Corinne confronts Peter about his behavior.

1.12 [--] Soap:
12/06/77
An unexpected visitor appears at Peter's apartment.

1.13 [--] Soap:
12/13/77
Burt is shocked by what he finds when he goes to Peter's apartment to invite him to a party.

[--] SOAP RETROSPECTIVE #1:
12/20/77
One-hour special featuring highlights from the first 13 episodes.


1.14 [--] Soap:
12/27/77
Sheriff Tinkler makes an arrest in the Peter Campbell murder.

1.15 [--] Soap:
01/03/78
Corinne receives a visitor from Ecuador.

1.16 [--] Soap:
01/10/78
Ingrid hires a German detective to clear Corinne of the murder charge.

1.17 [--] Soap:
01/17/78
Jessica is arrested for Peter's murder and her lawyer refuses to defend her.

1.18 [--] Soap:
01/24/78
Burt begins to exhibit strange behavior and Father Tim has bad news for Corinne.

1.19 [--] Soap:
01/31/78
Jessica's lawyer interviews the family members in a desperate search for character witnesses; Burt sees a psychiatrist;
Jessica visits Corinne; Eunice meets with her secret boyfriend.

1.20 [--] Soap:
02/14/78
Chester and Jessica are in for some surprises when they discuss the case in the judge's chambers; Jody hides Bob in
the refrigerator; Burt agrees to be committed.

1.21 [--] Soap:
02/21/78
Jessica astounds the courtroom with her behavior, Danny brings Elaine home to meet the family, and Father Tim receives an
unexpected visit from Corinne.

1.22 [--] Soap:
02/28/78
Jessica, Chester and Benson testify at the murder trial; Burt enters the hospital to cure his invisibility problem.

1.23 [--] Soap:
03/14/78
A surprise witness appears just as things seem darkest for Jessica; Eunice gets dumped by the congressman; Corinne
leaves Inga.

1.24 [--] Soap:
03/21/78
Jodie succumbs to Carol's charms; Burt comes home from the hospital; Jessica awaits the jury's verdict.

1.25 [--] Soap:
03/28/78
Tim decides to leave the priesthood for Corinne; Mr. Lefkowitz meets the Campbells; Jessica is found guilty for murder

[--] SOAP RETROSPECTIVE #2
08/31/78
90 minute special featuring highlights from the first season.

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