The weekend before ALL MY CHILDREN ends its network broadcast run, SOAPnet has planned two marathons of classic episodes to celebrate the beloved drama’s 41-year history. Starting Saturday, September 17, at 7 p.m. EST, a five-hour “I Love Lucci” block will highlight some of Susan Lucci‘s most memorable moments as Erica Kane. And on Sunday, September 18, from 5 p.m. to midnight, EST, seven couples will be showcased in the “Last Chance For Romance” marathon.
The episode breakdowns are as follows:
Saturday, September 17 — “I Love Lucci” Marathon
7 p.m. — From November 27, 1979: Tom furiously ends his marriage to Erica when he discovers she’s secretly been taking birth control pills. Also, Langley tries to convince Myrtle they’ve never met before.
8 p.m. — From January 19, 1996: Erica gives a shocking speech when she accepts the “Media Woman of the Year” award while high on pills. Meanwhile, after Lamaze class with Edmund, Kelsey thinks she’s going into labor, and Janet panics when she learns Amanda has pneumonia.
9 p.m. — From December 22, 2000: Erica’s in denial when Bianca announces she’s gay. Also: Ryan and Gillian spend a special Christmas together; Mateo is upset when Hayley wants to turn herself into the police for killing her mother; Tad and Dixie celebrate the holiday together despite Leslie’s efforts.
10 p.m. — From December 27, 2004: Erica implores Bianca to come out of her coma. It’s a Christmas miracle when Bianca then opens her eyes and Erica reunites her with baby Miranda. Also: J.R. is furious with Adam for the loss of Bess and tells him he’s no longer his father.
11 p.m. — From May 24, 2006: Surrounded by their families, Erica and Jackson are married in Boca Raton.
Sunday, September 18 — “Last Chance For Romance” Marathon
5 p.m — From September 3, 1980: Cliff and Nina are married in a fairy tale wedding. Also: Pregnant with Cliff’s baby, Sybil is not happy about his marriage to Nina; Tom and Erica fight when she has to attend a business dinner on their anniversary.
6 p.m. — From February 14, 1984: In front of family and friends, Jenny and Greg are married. Also: Palmer discovers the truth of why the Chandlers have come to Pine Valley; Adam sets his sights on Erica.
7 p.m. — From March 4, 1993: When Tad finally convinces Dixie he’s alive and on the other side of the door, the two are joyfully reunited. Also: Hayley and Charlie find Brian and Junior on the run; Opal and Palmer are reunited with Junior.
8 p.m. — From April 9, 2001: Ryan and Gillian share a romantic wedding filled with surprises. Also: Leo and Greenlee have a last minute change in plans when he remembers he has the wedding rings; while on the witness stand, David admits his guilt about the drugs to Dixie.
9 p.m. — From July 15, 2002: Leo and Greenlee are married in an intimate wedding in the boathouse. Also: Anna and David debate whether to tell Greenlee that her father’s been shot; Tad and Brooke try to find Maria.
10 p.m. — From December 15, 2005: Romance is in the air as Zach and Kendall prepare to divorce in the Caribbean. Also: J.R. tries to warn Jamie about Amanda; Babe visits Josh at work and Erica kicks her out of her studio.
11 p.m. — From February 18, 2008: A stunned Angie and Jesse share an emotional reunion at the train station. Also: Erica is arrested at the fashion show she’s hosting; Greenlee tells Aidan that Kendall may be pregnant.