Fans of the long-running soap GUIDING LIGHT thought it was a bad April Fool’s joke when CBS announced on April 1, 2009, that the legendary serial was coming to an end. The light was finally extinguished on Sept. 18, 2009, when GL aired its final episode.
For 57 years, GL chronicled the lives of the Lewises, Spauldings, Bauers, Reardons, and Coopers. They thrilled to the adventures and romances of supercouples like Josh and Reva, Danny and Michelle, and Beth and Phillip.
Relive GL’s glory days with these classic photos from the show’s run featuring fan favorites Kim Zimmer (Reva), Robert Newman (Josh), Laura Wright (Cassie), Maeve Kinkead (Vanessa), and more — Then share your own GL memories in the comments!
Carita Bauer as Bert Bauer on the Cedars Hospital set, circa 1981
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