I’ve watched every single Neighbours episode for 30 years

Kerry Sturgeon of Wakefield is a superfan of the television show Neighbours and has never missed an episode.
Kerry Sturgeon of Wakefield is a superfan of the television show Neighbours and has never missed an episode.
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A ‘Neighbours’ superfan has watched every SINGLE episode for 30 years - and has never had a holiday in case she missed one.

Kerry Sturgeon has watched over 7,000 episodes - totalling over 3,500 hours or 210,000 minutes - a whopping 145 days of her life.

I remember watching their relationship grow they were the best sweethearts ever.

She says she loves the Aussie soap so much that she has never been on holiday in her whole life - as she’s terrified she’ll miss an episode.

The mum-of-three tuned the timer of her VCR everyday throughout the years and did not even let giving birth stop her from tuning into the drama of Ramsay Street.

Kerry, 42, said she began watching Neighbours - which has now celebrated its 30 year anniversary - when she was in school.

Kerry said: “I’ve never missed an episode. Not a single one.

“I started watching it in school. We would come home and have our tea and watch Neighbours.

“My favourite character of all time was Cheryl Stark. I absolutely loved her. She was so funny and she was never sad.

“She was my favourite.

“She was just happy, loud and outrageous.

“When she first came into the show she had won the lottery and she was buying these big boats that were in Ramsay Street.”

Kerry and husband Mark, 52, have been together for 27 years and despite having three boys the couple have stayed faithful to the soap.

She said: “Neighbours makes me laugh so much.

“I love the relationship between Karl and Susan Kennedy.

“Karl and Susan have divorced so many times.

“I don’t like to see them apart. I adore that couple.

“I don’t like it when they split.”

The school catering assistant from Wakefield also fell in love with Scott and Charlene who entered the Aussie soap in 1986.

The wedding of Scott and Charlene Robinson - played by Jason Donovan and pop princess Kylie Minogue - was watched by some 20 million people in the UK when it was broadcast in November 1988.

Kerry said: “I remember watching their relationship grow and they were just the best sweethearts ever.”

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