Days of Our Lives: 'Killer' Anniversary Promo Features Patch, Bo, Nostalgia

Come Nov. 8, the sands will have passed through the hourglass for a cool 50 years. And to commemorate Days of Our Lives‘ upcoming christening as NBC’s longest-running scripted drama, the sudser has unveiled a returning star-studded, nostalgic promo.

On hand for the run-up to the golden anniversary will be Peter Reckell (as Bo), Stephen Nichols (“Patch”), Alison Sweeney (Sami), Jason Cook (Shawn), Thaao Penghlis (Andre), Martha Madison (Belle), Camila Banus (Gabi) and Tamara Braun (Ava), while storylinewise Days will kick off a serial killer mystery this Thursday, extending past its anniversary and into 2016.