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LIVE BLOGGING: Guiding Light's Finale Episode!



Well, it's finally here! The last day EVER of the longest running scripted drama is television history, Guiding Light! I Live Blog this today with heavest of hearts. I'm sure by the end I won't be able to type through the tears so if I drop out for a few seconds at th end y'all know why. How about we start this blog the way GL used to. The way MY GL Starts! Hit it! Special Appearances by Beverlee McKinsey and Kimberly Simms as Alexandra Spaulding and Mindy Lewis!

Look at the opening with all the GL Logos. I'm already tearing up.

The Cooper/Rivera-Spencer clan trying to come up with names for the baby. Henrietta! LOL! Daisy telling everybody she's going to school!

Doris and Ashlee! It must be the last day of GL because Caitlin looks SUPER Beautiful in this dress. Doris told Ashlee she can go with Daisy to college!

Christina freaking over having a baby and NOT being married! Boo Boo this is Springfield NO ONE will care. Everybody has a kid out of wedlock. I don't remember the last time someone had a baby IN wedlock.

OMG FLETCHER AND ALEX!!! Anyone else LOVE how he's wearing that same hat. Those two just make me happy!

Jon, Sara , and Reva! So cute!

Josh NEEDS to talk to Reva at Cross Creek! GO REVA GO!!! NOWWWWW!!!

Stupid Opening! You want the real one that SHOULD have aired today, click the link in the beginning paragraph!

Daisy, James, and Ashlee! Ashlee telling Daisy she's going with her to Berklee!

Matt and Maureen. Maureen telling her dad he should go on a date.

Remy and Christina trying to find Mel! Her phone ain't off cuz she's working. Well she might be workin Cyrus, but that's another story! Cyrus saying he's giving Mel her birthday present. Hey Cyrus, My Birthday is January 31! Just putting that out there!

Otalia giving some longing looks and handholding. The norm for them.

Lizzie, Beth, and Phillip saying goodbye to Alex and Fletcher. Alex and Fletcher are going on a world win trip! Bill and Fletch talking. OMG They brought up Ben! I can't belive! Alex is leaving with Fletcher and his HAT!!! Alex saying she will be back for Phillip and Beth's wedding! I'm starting to tear up because Alex is leaving with HER Fletcher!

Billy and Mindy! I love these two. Mindy will forever be her little girl! Awwwww Mindy is moving back to Springfield! Billy just yelled and picked his baby up in joy! Awwwwwww.

Josh and Reva! Josh isn't going to Venezula again, he's going BACK to Tulsa! Awwww Reva is tearing up and I'm crying now. This is such a REAL moment between not only Josh and Reva but Kim and Robert. I can just tell. Josh telling Reva about his plan to kidnap and marry Reva! OMG he's confessing his love for her! JUST GO WITH HIM REVA!!!

Remy and Christina getting married for MILLIONTH TIME!! I'm OVER it!

Liv and Nat smoking up my screen with just a look. Wouldn't it be nice to have a nice sweet kiss her. Maybe even a peck, ah hell anything. Their talking about the baby and Frank.

Josh and Reva again! Josh apologizing for what he just said. Don't apologize. Reva's resonse "I love you bud! ALWAYS have, ALWAYS will!" Reva tries to say she's not ready and Josh finishes her sentence. Josh telling Reva he's not ready but every part of him is designed to be with her! ALWAYS!!! He's leaving but he's coming back in a year FOR HER!!!! He's coming back at 12 noon at the Lighthouse and waiting for her! Just GO REVA!!!! You know that's your heart. You will NEVER love anyone like him! JUST GO!

Anyone else crying BUCKETS over that last Josh and Reva scene! I am!

Reva sitting on the bench at Cross Creek and Billy walks up. He asks if she's ok but she doesn't know. He wants to know her plans in a year. Of course Josh told Billy, Reva! I could have told you that! Mercy!  My Kim Zimmers make up looks perfect after her crying scene with Josh....

Maureen trying to hook Matt up with her teacher by volunteering him to build her sets. I love Matt's "Oh Really??" LOL!

Daisy, Ashlee, James with the rest of Springfield who were randomly walking the streets to the wedding. Doesn't anybody have cars these days! Doris and Ashlee saying goodbye. Marina saying goodbe to Daisy. The only other Cooper girl in Springfield!

Daisy and James saying goodbye and I love you! LOL at Ashlee breaking up their kiss with the car horn!

Frank and Blake saying they have to go to Buzz!

Phillip looking at a picture of Alan and Beth shows up. Phillip saying it feels weird because he's the oldest Spaulding living at the mansion. Beth got Phillip a journal. She thinks he should write EVERYTHING that happened down. Remember when Phillip used to write all the time! Oh hell, I'm crying again. They kiss and the phone rings. It's Rick. Rick says everybody is in the park.

Well we have about 20 minutes left of Television History! It's getting harder and harder to type this! Tears are making it hard to see. I apologize for all typos after that initial Josh and Reva scene!

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Blake and Frank meet in the park. Frank admits he's meeting a date there and trying to get rid of Blake! They figure out they've been talking to each other online. Frank asks Blake on a walk. Awwww, there cute.

Olivia and Natalia on a walk in the park as well, hand in hand. They have a name for the baby. Francesca. After her daddy! Awwwww. Olivia asks if Frank and Blake are a couple! DUH Olivia!!

That little Sara is such a cutie! She's so funny. Lizzie saying she wants to have babies with Bill.

I love Buzz's reaction to seeing Frank and Blake. "Well, I'll be damed!" LMAO!

I still find it a bit absurd that the Coopers and the rest of the peanut gallery are just walking around SF.

Mindy coming out and surprising the Bauer clan with Phillip and Beth there! The 4 muskateers ride again!

Marina signs Shayne up for an assisting coaching job. Cute scenes!

Remy and Christina tell Cyrus and Mel their having a baby! Mel freaks. So cute.

James tells Phillip that Daisy left for Berklee. He says he's ok with it and plays frisbee with hsi dad.

Reva talks to Olivia about being with Natalia! Reva tells her about Josh's proposition. Reva says she doesn't know if she going to go. Stop fooling yourself Reva! You KNOW your going!


By the looks of that kiss, it looks like Shayne and Marina are together! Whatever works but I STILL want my Cyrus and Marina! Lizzie is pregnant now with a boy!

Anywho, awwwwww Remy and Christina's baby!

Awwwwwwww, little Francesca.

Awwwww Rick and Mindy finally got together! The 4 muskateers and Danny and Michelle. Rick and Mindy are getting married tomorrow!

Janes pushing a mini Cooper. I guess he's in California that strangely looks like Peapack!!!

OMG MALLET AND DINAH!!!! Awwwww the got back together! That was another one of my couples. Dinah was his heart, we ALL knew that!

Olivia is rokcing this outfit! By the way, Rafe is back from the army. He meets his little sister.

Jon, Sara, and Billy all talking about if Reva is going with Josh! 

Josh at the lighthouse waiting on HIS Reva! Reva is there with Colin. He just saw her. I'm crying again!! Josh runs across the street to see her. Josh gives Colin a low five. Josh wasn't sure she would be there. Reva says he knew she would show up. Reva says Josh right about her needing to live her and life find herself. Reva says she found herself. Josh says he found himself as well. She wants to know if he still wants the same thing. Josh says he still wants to be with woman he has loved his entire life. Reva says she loves him. Reva says she's in and wants to be with hm!

AHHHH JOSH AND REVA KISS!!!! I can't see to type! Tears are coming too strong now!

Montage coming up. Everybody playing games in the park. Everybodies happy! Oh my lord, my grandma's show is signing off forever. I guess it's gone to be with her.

Dinah and Mallet OMG! Oh lord he picked her up over his shoulder like he used to! OMG!! Can't see! Can't see!

The four muskateers and Danny and Michelle give a toast.

Josh and Reva getting ready to ride off into the sunset. Or should I say...The Light!!

Last Line of the show.

Josh to Reva:" You Ready?"

Reva: "Always!"

THE END!!!!! OH LORD!! I can't stop crying. So many flashbacks of watching this show over the years with my Granny! She's gone and so is her show! Say Hi to Josh and Reva for me Granny!

That's it for 72 years of Television History Folks! I hope you enjoyed it over the years as much as I have!

The Light May Be Out But It's AFTERGLOW Will Live On FOREVER!!!