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Q: old tv programmes ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: old tv programmes
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: lina60-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 18 Jul 2006 08:22 PDT
Expires: 17 Aug 2006 08:22 PDT
Question ID: 747363
an old american tv programme used to start with a summary of what had
gone on before, then the commentator would say, 'confused? you will
What was it?
Subject: Re: old tv programmes
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 18 Jul 2006 08:50 PDT
Hi Lina60!

The program you recall is the 1977 TV Series called SOAP.

"Soap" [TV-Series 1977-1981]

Memorable Quotes from  "Soap" 
"[after describing the often confusing plot line from the previous
epsiode at the top of every show]
Announcer: Confused? You won't be after this episode of "Soap" 


"At the beginning of the show, off camera announcer Rod Roddy would
give a brief description of the convoluted storyline and then he would
conclude it with the line, "Confused? You won't be, after this episode
of...Soap". At the end of the show, he would ask a series of
life-or-death questions in a deliberately dead pan way - "Will Jessica
discover Chester's affair...?" This would be concluded with - "These
questions - and many others - will be answered in the next episode of

Plot Summary

"Soap, a parody of soap operas, is a show about two sisters, Jessica
Tate and Mary Campbell and their families. The two families have all
sorts of problems such as: Sarcastic butlers, a war hero who's still
living in 1940's wartime and Mary's 2nd husband who once thought he
could make himself invisible and was abducted aliens, just to name a

Search terms:
SOAP confused 

I hope this is helpful!

Best regards, 
Subject: Re: old tv programmes
From: eion-ga on 18 Jul 2006 08:58 PDT
aye was beaten to this one..  SOAP :D

however Brasseye also used it on their newsroom sketches.. 
and hitchikers used it a couple of times..

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