More top moments that made fans swoon.
Phil and Tara, ALL MY CHILDREN, 1972: On the eve of his deployment to Vietnam, the high school sweethearts took refuge in an abandoned church and married themselves.
Jack and Mary, RYAN’S HOPE, 1977: The duo’s shot-on-location honeymoon in Ireland was “filled with special moments I’ll always remember,” as one fan put it.
Robert and Holly, GH, 1983: Fans of this duo, who got married to block her deportation and fell in love after the “I do’s”, will never forget their first kiss. “After watching the movie Rebecca together, Robert asks Holly if she is happy being married to him. When she happily says ‘Yes, she is’, Robert gives her the sweetest kiss.”
Mason and Mary, SANTA BARBARA, 1986: Fans well remember gruff Mason’s show of tenderness “when they’re walking on the beach and he says he loves her for the first time.”
Duke and Anna, GH, 1986: Their first meeting — when they locked eyes at the Policeman’s Ball — is etched in viewers’ minds. As one fan put it, they “fell in love at first sight.”
Jack and Jennifer, DAYS, 1990: Early in their relationship, Jennifer told Jack, “I believe in you,” which many fans gave a shout-out. A reader remarked, “It just melts my heart — her faith, her love for him and her belief in him. And him, looking at her, so in love with her and amazed that she could feel that way, wanting to believe it, too.”
Ridge and Taylor, B&B, 1992: Ridge proposed to Taylor in St. Thomas, surprising her with a treasure hunt that led to the discovery of a gleaming diamond ring buried in a little chest in the sand. “The look on her face when she realized he was asking her to marry him made me cry,” recalls one fan.
Nick and Sharon, Y&R, 1996: After Sharon and Nick tied the knot for the first time, he carried her over the threshold of the home he had secretly built for her.
Sam and Jason, GH, 2005: “Jasam” fans submitted many different moments, but the winner was their rooftop dance in the rain. “Swoon city!” declared one reader.
Angie and Jesse, AMC, 2008: Angie and Jesse reunited at a train station two decades after his presumed death. “We fans waited 20 years for this moment — and it was worth it!” said one reader. “It was spectacular.”
Will and Sonny, DAYS, 2012: “Wilson” fans will always remember when they finally consummated their romance. “The conversation they had after, about how they were exactly where they were supposed to be, was so beautiful,” one noted.
Julian and Alexis, GH, 2015: Fans of this steamy couple singled out their lovemaking session in the bathtub when he surprised her with a new house. “It was a wonderful episode and highlights exactly what I love about soap opera romances,” a reader offered.
Eric and Nicole, DAYS, 2017: Their reunion at the farmhouse (which included lovemaking, a declaration of love and a proposal) was one of the top vote-getters of any duo.
Devon and Hilary, Y&R, 2018: Aside from their tearjerking deathbed nups, many “Hevon” fans cherish the first time the duo listened to their unborn child’s heartbeat, “realizing this is the moment they turned from a couple to a family,” as one fan put it. Noted another, “Mishael [Morgan] and Bryton [James] poured their souls into this couple and it came across.”
B&B’S Ridge and Taylor (Ronn Moss and Hunter Tylo)
ALL MY CHILDREN’S Angie and Jesse (Debbi Morgan and Darnell Williams)