Daytime’s Most Legendary Crossover Characters: Young & Restless’ Sally and 10 More Who Couldn’t Be Contained by One Soap
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“Don’t Fence Me In” might as well be their theme song.
If it’s true what they say and sharing is caring, the soaps — including The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and General Hospital — care a lot. Why? Because they’ve shared their most compelling characters with each other a whole bunch.
Want proof? Of course you do — for the same reason that you refuse to believe that a character is really, much less sincerely, dead without seeing a body (and even then, you’re sensibly skeptical). You’re wise to the ways of soapdom, keenly aware that if there’s a plot afoot, there’s sure to be a twist.
That’s why we’ve compiled the below photo gallery, a collection of images of show-hoppers who crossed over. No, not to the other side but to another show — like The Bold and the Beautiful minx Amber Moore did to The Young and the Restless on this very day in 2006.
Included among the fictional folks who’ve pulled off the ol’ switcheroo are one of daytime’s most infamous villains ever, a One Life to Live detective who turned up more than a clue on General Hospital, and a largely forgotten legacy character who did what no one before had ever done (and, in fact, what only could’ve been done while Port Charles was still on the air).
Heck, there’s even a Ryan’s Hope troublemaker who got a new lease on life almost 25 years after she last aired on her original soap.
Wanna see who paved the way for The Bold and the Beautiful scamp Sally Spectra’s crossover to The Young and the Restless? All you have to do is click below. You don’t even have to click hard (well, depending on the sensitivity of your keyboard; we don’t know your business).