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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Soap Dish #18 (in which we revisit "Nuke's" groundbreaking first kiss on As the World Turns)



Today we revisit American daytime television's first gay male kiss. As The World Turns' "Nuke" (Noah Mayer and Luke Snyder) shared the groundbreaking kiss 10 years ago today on August 17, 2007, and soon became daytime's first gay supercouple. Below you can watch 23 episodes of the show from August 2007 (click here for previous Soap Dish posts).

CAST
Rosanna Cabot - Cady McClain
Henry Coleman - Trent Dawson
Maddie Coleman - Alexandra Chando
Dr. Cutler - Stephen Mailer
Dusty Donovan - Grayson McCouch
Iris Dumbrowski - Terri Garber
Sofie Duran - Justine Cotsonas
Kit Fowler - Lauretta Vaughn
Dallas Griffin - Kenneth Franklin
Elwood Hoffman - Alex Charak
Dr. Bob Hughes - Don Hastings
Kim Hughes - Kathryn Hays
Margo Hughes - Ellen Dolan
Tom Hughes - Scott Holmes
Vienna Hyatt - Ewa Da Cruz
Ava Jenkins - Yancy Butler
Silas Jenkins - Wade Mylius
Cheri Love - Robin Mattson
Noah Mayer - Jake Silbermann
Colonel Winston Mayer - Daniel Hugh Kelly
Craig Montgomery - Scott Bryce
Gwen Munson - Jennifer Landon
Will Munson - Jesse Soffer
Cole Norbeck - Chris Heuisler
Katie Peretti - Terri Colombino
Barbara Ryan - Colleen Zenk
Paul Ryan - Roger Howarth
Aaron Snyder - Agim Kaba
Brad Snyder - Austin Peck
Carly Snyder - Maura West
Faith Snyder - Ashley Marie Greiner
Holden Snyder - Jon Hensley
Jack Snyder - Michael Park
J.J. Snyder - Daniel Manche
Lily Snyder - Martha Byrne
Luke Snyder - Van Hansis
Meg Snyder - Marie Wilson
Parker Snyder - Mick Hazen
Sage Snyder - Allie Gorenc
Alison Stewart - Marnie Schulenburg
Dr. Susan Stewart - Marie Masters
Lucinda Walsh - Elizabeth Hubbard

Episode 13071: Wednesday, August 1, 2007
An angry Holden learns that Lily gave Carly the ransom money without discussing it with him first. Luke finally admits to Noah that he has a crush on him.



Episode 13072: Thursday, August 2, 2007
Noah tells Luke that he isn't gay. Alison asks Susan if she has been drinking again.



Episode 13073: Friday, August 3, 2007
Before leaving for Idaho to pursue a lead on J.J.'s whereabouts, Jack proposes to Katie, who quickly says yes. Unbeknownst to Jack, Carly decides to join him in his search. Susan tells Bob that she started drinking again.



Episode 13074: Monday, August 6, 2007
Paul goes to Switzerland to see Rosanna, who opens her eyes and says his name. Barbara tells Will and Gwen that Paul is alive. In order to rescue J.J., Carly and Jack have to pretend to be a couple.



Episode 13075: Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Dr. Cutler tells Paul of a possible treatment for Rosanna. Brad gets thrown for a loop literally when he becomes part of a self-defense demonstration.



Episode 13076: Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Much to Lucinda's dismay, the board votes Meg CEO of Montgomery Enterprises. Meg later rips up her annulment papers in front of Craig, deciding not to end her marriage to him. Bob is forced to suspend Susan because of her drinking problem. Gwen and Will throw a party to announce her pregnancy.



Episode 13077: Thursday, August 9, 2007
Luke and Noah share a sexually charged moment after a swim in the Snyder pond.



Episode 13078: Friday, August 10, 2007
Maddie walks in on Noah and Luke at the farm. Silas knocks Jack out and handcuffs him and Carly together. Brad tries to alleviate Katie's jealousy about Jack and Carly with a game of strip poker. Not wanting to deal with his feelings for Luke, Noah tries to convince Maddie to not go away to school.



Episode 13079: Monday, August 13, 2007
Aaron steps in when Cole gets violent with Sofie. Silas lights the cabin on fire with Carly and Jack inside, but they manage to escape just before the cabin explodes. An injured Jack is rushed to the hospital. When Iris returns to Oakdale, she is thrilled to learn that Gwen is pregnant.



Episode 13080: Tuesday, August 14, 2007
While cleaning the kitchen, Katie's engagement ring goes down the drain. Carly knocks Kit unconscious during a fight in the bar. Sofie tells Aaron that she's pregnant but she hasn't told Cole yet. Cole is reunited with his mother, Iris. Alison is jealous when she sees Aaron and Sofie sharing a hug.



Episode 13081: Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Meg demands the truth from Craig regarding the night of Rosanna's accident. With Paul by her side, Rosanna finally comes out of her coma and remembers that she was going to tell Jennifer the truth before the accident.



Episode 13082: Thursday, August 16, 2007
Noah is relieved when Maddie agrees to stay in Oakdale with him. Meg tells Craig that she wants to spend the night with him. Noah tries to convince Luke that he isn't gay. Henry and Vienna are stunned when he wins Al's Diner in a poker game, making them the new owners.



Episode 13083: Friday, August 17, 2007
Dusty tells Lily that Cheri is a hooker. Unable to deny their attraction, Luke and Noah share a kiss. When Carly finds J.J. stuck in quicksand, she pulls him out, but ends up falling in herself.



Episode 13084: Monday, August 20, 2007
Luke and Noah's kiss is interrupted by a phone call from Winston. Noah tells Luke that the kiss was a joke and nothing more. Noah later asks Maddie to move in with him. Jack rescues Carly from the quicksand, and the cops arrest Silas. Cheri has Elwood hack into Dusty's email accounts and expose Dusty and Alison's sex video to all of Oakdale.



Episode 13085: Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Alison informs Dusty that the entire world is watching them make love on the Internet. Katie tells Jack they will set a wedding date when she returns from a work assignment in Hawaii.



Episode 13086: Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Henry and Vienna make plans to revamp Al's Diner. Noah confesses to Luke that he kissed him because he wanted to. Henry is against the idea of Maddie moving in with Noah. Carly bets Jack $50 that he will come back to her one day.



Episode 13087: Thursday, August 23, 2007
Barbara brings Gwen some of Johnny's old toys for her new baby. Sofie realizes that her boyfriend Cole is Gwen's brother. Rosanna learns that she was in a coma for two years. She then asks Paul to take her back to Oakdale.



Episode 13088: Friday, August 24, 2007
Upset about the video, Dusty meets with Cheri, who spikes his drink. Later, when he regains consciousness, Dusty finds Cheri dead on the floor. Paul tells Rosanna that Craig took her house and money and made it his own. While talking with Alison, Gwen has some severe stomach pain. Craig is stunned when he runs into Rosanna and Paul in Oakdale.



Episode 13089: Monday, August 27, 2007
Margo arrives to investigate Cheri's shooting at the Lakeview. Lily takes Dusty's gun just before he's frisked in the interrogation room. Meg faints when she sees Paul alive. Susan tells Gwen that she had a miscarriage.



Episode 13090: Tuesday, August 28, 2007
After Lily tells him that Dusty gave her his gun, Holden takes it to the police. When it's confirmed that the bullet came from Dusty's gun, Margo places him under arrest for Cheri's murder.



Episode 13091: Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Alison tells Barbara that Gwen lost the baby. Rosanna warns Craig that she wants every penny back that he took from her. Vienna tells Henry she wants to keep the diner.



Episode 13092: Thursday, August 30, 2007
Carly walks in on Jack welcoming Katie back from Hawaii. Rosanna remembers being afraid of Craig the night of her accident. Carly is reunited with her sister Rosanna. After they have sex for the first time, Craig thinks Meg finally gave herself to him because she was trying to forget Paul.



Episode 13093: Friday, August 31, 2007
Katie suggests that Carly prove she loves Jack by letting him go. Holden learns that Lily wants to post Dusty's bail. Maddie demands to know why Luke and Noah have been acting weird.

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