Thursday, June 25, 2009 marked a special episode for "Days of Our Lives." It was episode # 11,111. This was the 28th time in "Days" history that the episode # was comprised of the same exact digits. The next time that a "Days" episode will have the same digits will be for episode # 22,222 (which will not air until around the year 2053!) Here are the stats of the previous same-digit episodes:
# 11 OAD: Monday
Cast: Tom, Marie, Craig, Tony, Carl.
Sets: Salem Airport, Merritt Living Room, Horton Porch, Horton Study.
# 22 OAD: Wednesday
Cast: Tom, Mickey, Craig, Tony, Jim, Rusty.
Sets: Tom's University Hospital Office, Jim's Apartment, Horton Study, Restaurant Booth, Phone Booth Limbo.
# 33 OAD: Friday
Cast: Alice, Mickey, Craig, Tony, Bill, Barbara.
Sets: Mickey's Apartment, Boston Restaurant, Horton Living Room, Horton Kitchen.
# 44 OAD: Monday
Cast: Tom, Marie, Mickey, Craig, Diane, Rusty.
Sets: Diane's Home, Tom's Office, Marie's Bedroom, Horton Living Room.
# 55 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Craig, Tony, Jim, Diane, Lil, Dr. White.
Sets: Dr. White's Office, Lil's Apartment, Merritt Home, Tony's Apartment.
# 66 OAD: Wednesday
Cast: Alice, Marie, Craig, Tony, Lil, Rusty.
Sets: Alice's Hospital Room, Horton Living Room, Lil's Apartment, Park Bench with Snow.
# 77 OAD: Thursday
Cast: Tom, Alice, Marie, Craig, Julie.
Sets: Horton Kitchen, Marie's Bedroom, Horton Living Room, Park Bench.
# 88 OAD: Friday
Cast: Tom, Alice, Marie, Mickey, Craig, Tony, Donald, Minister.
Sets: Marie's Bedroom, Horton Living Room, Tony's Hospital Room, Church Altar.
*Note: The first-ever wedding on "Days" (Marie Horton marries Craig Merritt).
# 99 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Tom, Alice, Julie, David, Rusty.
Sets: Julie's Room, Horton Kitchen, Tom's University Hospital Office, Horton Front Hall.
# 111 OAD: Thursday
Cast: Marie, Craig, Julie, David, Diane, Susan.
Sets: Craig & Marie's Bedroom, Hunter Home, Julie's Bedroom.
# 222 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Tom, Marie, Mickey, Craig, Bill.
Sets: Mickey's Office, Merritt Living Room, Table at Nice Restaurant.
# 333 OAD: Monday
Cast: Tom, Alice, Marie, Mickey, Tony.
Sets: Horton Living Room, Tom's Study, Tom's Apartment.
# 444 OAD: Friday
Cast: Alice, Marie, Mickey, Susan, Laura, Dr. Cooper.
Sets: Horton Living Room, Jail Hospital Examining Room, Mayfair Room.
# 555 OAD: Wednesday
Cast: Tom, Susan, Bill, Julie.
Sets: Susan's Apartment, Horton Living Room, Tom's Study, Julie's Room, Phone Limbo.
*Note: One of the smallest cast episodes ever, with only four characters featured. In fact, there were more sets (5) than characters in this episode! The record for the smallest cast was two characters, which last occurred on episode # 7563 (July 5, 1995), a special recap episode of the possession storyline featuring mostly flashbacks along with new scenes featuring Drake Hogestyn (John Black) and Michael O'Neill (Father Jansen).
# 666 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Tom, Susan, Janet, Scott, Baby.
Sets: Susan's Apartment, Tom's Office, Scott's Office, Banning Living Room, Bannings' New Apartment.
*Note: The "baby" mentioned here is Brad Banning, who would turn out to be David, the son that Julie gave up for adoption.
# 777 OAD: Friday
Cast: Mickey, Susan, Bill, Laura, Janet, Scott, Michael.
Sets: Laura & Mickey's Apartment, Susan's Apartment, Hospital Nursery, Telephone Station at Hospital.
*Note: Michael Horton was two months old in this episode. He would later be played by Wesley Eure, Michael T. Weiss and Roark Critchlow.
# 888 OAD: Thursday
Cast: Mickey, Susan, Bill, Laura, Scott, Julie, Will.
# 999 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Tom, Alice, Mickey, Laura, Bill, Kitty, Janene.
*Note: Mary Wilcox played Janene in this episode, but would soon be replaced by Joan Van Ark (later of "Knots Landing") in the role.
# 1111 OAD: Friday
Cast: Alice, Mickey, Susan, Laura, Scott, Julie, Will, David.
Sets: Horton Living Room, Horton Kitchen, Mickey & Laura's Living Room, Scott's Office, Park Bench, Will's Phone Limbo.
# 2222 OAD: Wednesday
Cast: Mickey, Bill, Laura, Julie, Doug, Max.
Sets: Horton Living Room, Mickey's Law Office, Doug's Place, Doug's Place Bedroom.
*Note: Hal Riddle played Max, who was the Doug's Place maitre d' before Don Frabotta (Dave) became Salem's long-time favorite waiter.
# 3333 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Bill, Bob, Jeri, Robert, Linda, David, Mary, Laura, Chris, Stephanie, Trish, Artie.
Sets: Mary's Studio, Anderson Lake House, David's Apartment, Laura's Den, Doug's Place, Melrose Club, Emergency Waiting Room, Emergency Examining Room.
# 4444 OAD: Thursday
Cast: Julie, Doug, Maggie, Neil, Don, Liz, Tony, Gwen, Anna, Daphne, Hope, Delia, Dave.
Sets: DiMera Living Room, Liz's Apartment, Lakehouse, Don's House, Doug's Place, Neil's Bedroom, Neil's Office.
# 5555 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Neil, Victor, Steve, Kayla, Grace, Adrienne, Justin, Jo, Jack, Ed, Noel, Luke.
Sets: Kayla's Loft, Neil's Living Room, Nurses' Station, Jack's Hospital Room, Hospital Lounge, Kiriakis Study, Island Beach.
# 6666 OAD: Friday
Cast: Mickey, Victor, John, Isabella, Bo, Carly, Lawrence, Marlena, Roman, Shawn-Douglas, Ivan, Rafi.
Sets: Hospital Lounge, Nurses' Station, Isabella's Loft, Fisherman's Village, Roman & Marlena's House, Fancy Face, Alamain Mansion, Victor's Holding Cell, Pier, Phone Limbo.
# 7777 OAD: Tuesday
Cast: Caroline, Shawn, Vivian, Austin, Carrie, Sami, Lucas, Jamie, Ivan, Mike, Hope, Bo, Kate, Lynn, Henderson, Benny.
Sets: Sami's Apartment, Fancy Face, Hospital Chapel, Salem Club, Nurses' Station, Victor's Hospital Room, Warehouse.
# 8888 OAD: Friday
Cast: Sami, Lucas, Austin, Kate, Roman, Nicole, Greta, Chloe, Philip, Brandon, Victor, Rolf, Hattie, Angela, Vincent, Marie.
Sets: Chloe's Bedroom, Philip's Bedroom, Nicole's Titan Office, Titan Reception Area, Hattie's Apartment, Roman's Car, Tuscany, Doctor's Office, Wooded Path, Italian Villa, Italian Cottage.
# 9999 OAD: Friday
Cast: Sami, Hope, Bo, Kate, Belle, Shawn, Mimi, Brandon, Lucas, Philip, Rex, Jan, Billie, Jake.
Sets: Shawn's Loft, Mimi's Hospital Room, Bo & Hope's Living Room, Bo & Hope's Bathroom, Lucas' Apartment, Marine Base.
# 11111 OAD: Thursday
Cast: Maggie, Hope, Bo, Philip, Stephanie, Lexie, Daniel, Nicole, Melanie, Rafe, Brady, Mia, Arianna, Nathan, Victor, Zack, Father Matt, Ciara, Dean.
Sets: Nurses' Station, Mickey & Maggie's Kitchen, Brady Pub, Java Cafe, Kiriakis Mansion Exterior, Stephanie's Hospital Room, St. Luke's, Pier, Cemetery.