Stephen Colbert’s take on Guiding Light

Stephen Colbert recently did a bit on soap operas. He started off with a Season 1 set of Guiding Light. It’s a little too close to the bone for us. I know way too many people who would give a lot to get the “season set” if it was real. (However, if it really was season 1 – a full calendar year of 15 minutes episodes it would only be 65 hours.)

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The second half is a pretty funny take off on the recent product placement fuss with two additional Days of Our Lives clips that I hadn’t seen before.

http://www.welovesoaps.net/2010/12/stephen-colberts-guiding-light-72.html

Read more about product placement here:

https://glmanny.wordpress.com/2010/11/20/product-placement

UPDATED March 12, 2016: I added the signature block and the image and double-checked the links to make sure they worked.

Robansuefarm is the handle of one of Manny and Guiding Light‘s biggest fans following in her family’s footsteps of Guiding Light fandom since 1939. This blog is an effort to make it easy to find Guiding Light and especially Manny online. Check back here for her blog, find fanfic previews and fake WSPR newscasts on her YouTube, find podcasts that look back to old shows and audios of her fanfics on Blog Talk Radio, and finally follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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One Response to “Stephen Colbert’s take on Guiding Light”

  1. glmanny Says:

    Reblogged this on Glmanny's Blog and commented:

    Remember when Colbert almost offered us a “Guiding Light” season 1 boxset?

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