Originally Posted by The Postmaster General
It's for sure a soap opera, just a really, really good one of which there are few. You're thinking of daytime soaps.
Well, I think the term in the pejorative sense applies to a lot of prime time dramas these days as well (see Desperate Housewives
, The O.C.
, Gossip Girl
, etc.). It's either that or the standard order legal/medical/law enforcement drama. Is it any wonder I watch very little TV anymore? : ?