This episode discusses the beloved ABC soap opera, Ryan’s Hope, and its whirlwind 14-year run. Ryan’s Hope remains a sentimental favorite for many soap opera fans. This episode discusses how ABC executives turned to Ryan’s Hope at a time of real difficulty for the network, as the network began to slide in the soap opera ratings battle. Through highs and lows, this episode explores how Ryan’s Hope captured the hearts of many fans through its authenticity and gripping storylines. Ryan’s Hope would also have many memorable characters, but one more than any other would stand out as one of the most memorable in soap opera history. As always, this episode includes audio excerpts and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!