THE MEDIA ROOM: Daytime’s Greatest Gag?

denisealexanderpart2aScreen Shot 2014-02-18 at 4.59.06 PMPlayDamsel in distress story lines on (American) daytime TV usually don't contain the best restraints and hardly ever a gag that would be remotely effective. However, early in the 1980s, ABC's GENERAL HOSPITAL featured a brief sequence with actress Denise Alexander. As you can see from her rescue, that gag was a mouth filler with bandages and tape wrap added. The only bad part was that we never saw how she got in this fix in the first place.

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