Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (2,075 episodes, 1993-2016)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,624 episodes, 1991-2015)
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 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,536 episodes, 1997-2016)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,520 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,287 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,129 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (1,125 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,070 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,056 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (986 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Damien Spinelli (973 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (918 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (902 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (892 episodes, 1985-2016)
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Storyline

During the original show up through the 1970s, the show primarily covered Dr. Steve Hardy (John Beradino) and his friend, Nurse Jessie Brewer (Emily McLaughlin). Late in the 1970s, the show was doing badly in the ratings, so a new executive producer, Gloria Monty, decided to move the show's focus away from the hospital and onto material more relevant to a younger audience than the stereotypical "bored housewife", thus bringing in Luke and Laura, (Anthony Geary and Genie Francis) and eventually having them marry in a stereotypical fantasy wedding that would not be matched until the real-life marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Written by Paul Robinson

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1 April 1963 (USA)  »

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| (1963-1966)| (1966-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Since the cancellation of All My Children, various sets from that show have been reused on General Hospital. The Pine Cone motel became a seedy motel near the Port Charles docks. Erica Kane's penthouse became Ava Jerome's New York penthouse. The Chandler Mansion became Anna Devane's house. Ryan Lavery's cabin has been re purposed for multiple set and the Pine Valley yacht club became the Port Charles skating club. See more »

Quotes

Nikolas Cassidine: What are you doing here?
Jasper 'Jax' Jacks: I have some bad news. I thought I'd deliver it in person.
Emily Quartermaine: Sounds ominous.
Jasper 'Jax' Jacks: It is.
Nikolas Cassidine: Well, what is it?
Jasper 'Jax' Jacks: You were right about Sam. She hasn't given up pursuing the treasure. In fact, she's actively pursuing it with her new partner, Helena. That's right, Nikolas. Granny's back with a vengeance.
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Best Soap Ever!
22 February 2006 | by (Oakland, CA USA) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid in the 70s, I watched soaps with my mother. It was all the ABC ones. All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital. When I was about 12 or 13. Luke and Laura got married, I wanted to see it so bad, I told my mother I was sick and stayed home from school. Over the years I stopped watching the other two and stuck with GH. It's still the best soap I've ever seen. It's not as good as it used to be but it's good. I would love to see less Sonny and Carly and more Luke and (whoever). When Luke was the hero, the show as truly great. Since now it's all about Sonny, it's getting really boring. The same old mobster stuff, Sonny isn't heroic he's a crook.

Maybe in the future GH will regain it's backbone. Maybe draw clear lines between good and evil like it did in it's hey day.

Rayvyn


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