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Soap

United States, 1977
Comedy, TV Mini-series

Synopsis

Soap is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC from 1977 into 1981. The show was created as a night-time parody of daytime soap operas, presented as a weekly half-hour prime time comedy. Similar to a soap opera, the show’s story was presented in a serial format.

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Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1979 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

1978 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

Golden Globes (USA)

1981 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical

1981 | Nominee: Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical

What are people saying?

  • José Neves's rating of the film Soap

    Some TV series of the 70s appear here because in my adolescence they were important, as the cinematheque and the movie nights on television, for my cinefilia's consolidation. These series ranged discursive qualities greater than a conditioned ambition by a formatting medium. In this case, its immense writing, the Brechtian staging qualities and the constant lesson in editing made it a quintessential comedy.