The Top 10 Daytime Soap Moments of the Decade (PHOTOS)

Michael Maloney

Waiting for a good soap opera storyline to climax can seem like it’s taking forever, but in real life, it sometimes feels like a decade just flies by!

When 2010 began, the genre still had 7 serials, and, as this decade comes to a close, it has 4.

Click through the gallery above for a look back at the Top 10 moments that shaped the genre – both good and bad – over the last decade.

15 Longest-Running American Daytime Soap Operas

15 Longest-Running American Daytime Soap Operas

From 'Days of Our Lives' to 'Young and the Restless,' where does your favorite fall in the ranking?