CTVA US Comedy - "Soap" (Witt-Thomas-Harris/ABC) Season 2 (1978-79)

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Starring Katherine Helmond, Robert Mandan, Cathryn Damon, Richard Mulligan, Billy Crystal
Season 2 (ABC) (1978-79)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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ABC Thursdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)

2.1 [--] Soap: (1-hour special)
09/14/78
Written by Susan Harris / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Chester tries to end it all; Corinne meets Tim's mother; and Burt and Danny meet Jodie's lover; Jessica in jail.
The real murderer of tennis pro Peter Campbell is revealed; Carol tells Jodie she is pregnant with his child.

2.2 [--] Soap:
09/21/78
Written by Susan Harris / Directed by Jay Sandrich
The wedding of Danny and Elaine is climaxed by a startling announcement from her father; Dutch and Chester
escape from prison.

2.3 [--] Soap:
09/28/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Jordan Crittenden
The wedding of Corinne and Tim is disrupted by the groom's mother; Dutch and Chester hiding in the Tate's
basement; Dutch meets Eunice.

2.4 [--] Soap:
10/05/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Jordan Crittenden
Jessica throws a party for the two escaped convicts hiding in her basement; Corinne and Tim's wedding night
is interrupted by a call from his mother; Mary wants to go back to school; Chester collapses.

2.5 [--] Soap:
10/12/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Jordan Crittenden
Jodie proposes to Carol; Danny decides that nothing is good enough for Elayne; Tim's mother dies; Sally tries
to seduce Burt; Jessica consents to Chester's brain operation.

2.6 [--] Soap:
10/19/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Jordan Crittenden
Chester suffers amnesia and Dennis tries to prevent Jodie's marriage to Carol.

2.7 [--] Soap:
11/02/78
Written by Susan Harris / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Carol answers Jodie's proposal and Elaine reveals what has made her such a disgusting person.

2.8 [--] Soap:
11/09/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Stu Silver
Burt seeks the company of his secretary after finding Mary and her professor together; Corrine is pregnant.

2.9 [--] Soap:
11/23/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Stu Silver
Mary suspects that Burt is having an affair and Tim reports for his first day as a construction worker.

2.10 [--] Soap:
11/30/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Stu Silver
Eunice leaves with Dutch; Chester, thinking he is Marlene Dietrich, disappears while shopping for net stockings.

2.11 [--] Soap:
12/07/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Stu Silver
Danny hears from Elaine's kidnappers; Tim learns about Corinne's pregnancy; Jessica hires Detective Donahue to
search for Chester.

2.12 [--] Soap:
12/14/78
Story: Susan Harris, Teleplay: Susan Harris & Stu Silver
Carol leaves Jodie at the altar and Mary tells Burt she knows about his affair; Dutch and Eunice move in to
a farmhouse; Detective Donahue in love with Jessica.

2.13 [--] Soap:
12/21/78
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Danny and Burt bungle an attempt to pay Elaine's ransom and Jessica decides to fire Detective Donahue.

2.14 [--] Soap:
01/04/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Danny and Burt decide to avenge Elaine's death and Det. Donohue breaks the news of Chester's apparent demise to
Jessica.

2.15 [--] Soap:
01/11/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Jodie makes one last attempt to marry Carol; Sally visits Mary; the family gets together for Chester's death.

2.16 [--] Soap:
01/18/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Tim decides to leave Corinne because he believes he's not the father of her baby; Dutch is captured; Jodie
meets Alice.

2.17 [--] Soap:
01/25/79 (possibly postponed to 02/01/79)
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Corinne gives birth after only six weeks of pregnancy; Mary and Burt separate; Chester remembers who he is.

2.18 [--] Soap:
02/08/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jessica brings her lover, Det. Donohue, home and is confronted by Chester.

2.19 [--] Soap:
02/15/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by John Bowab
Jessica tells Chester about her involvement with Det. Donohue and Corinne's baby begins to do strange things;
Billy meets Lisa, a Sunny; Sally tells Mary she lied about Burt.

2.20 [--] Soap:
03/01/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Corinne sets out to bring Tim back from his cave and Burt has an encounter with a UFO.

2.21 [--] Soap:
03/08/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Corinne's baby begins speaking in Latin and Greek and throws Tim across the room.

2.22 [--] Soap:
03/15/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
The Tates try to exorcise Corinne's baby; Billy is kidnapped by members of a religious cult; Danny caught by
the killer; Burt is captured by a ufo.

[--] SOAP RETROSPECTIVE #3
08/30/79
90 minute special featuring highlights from the second season.

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