Alison Sweeney Says Goodbye to ‘Days of our Lives’ After More Than 20 Years: Watch Her Farewell (Video)

Longtime soap opera actress reveals her favorite storylines in touching goodbye

Last Updated: October 31, 2014 @ 9:39 AM

Say goodbye to Sami. Or at least to Alison Sweeney.

Sweeney bids adieu to the NBC soap “Days of our Lives” on Thursday after more than 20 years of playing Sami Brady, in what will surely be an emotional day on set.

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Sweeney prepares to say goodbye to Sami in a farewell video reflecting on her time on the soap.

Among the highlights of her video farewell is Sweeney running down her favorite Sami storylines.

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“There are so many storylines over the years that I have known, standing there on the set, people are going to throw things at their TVs,” Sweeney says.

The actress also said goodbye to her “Days” fans via her Facebook page on Thursday.

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“This is just my opportunity to say a great big, sincere, tearful, THANK YOU. For everything,” Sweeney wrote. “Every cheer, every tear, every tweet, post and letter. Thank you for investing in me and my character.”

Read the full goodbye statement — and watch Sweeney’s farewell video — below.