General Hospital (1963– )

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Cast

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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,807 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,613 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,323 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,287 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,274 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,105 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,065 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,039 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,027 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (980 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (930 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (867 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (854 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (839 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (773 episodes, 2007-2015)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (746 episodes, 2009-2015)
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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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Hospital general  »

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Runtime:

(1963-1976) | (1976-1977) | (1978-) | (1963-1976) | (1976-1977) | (1978-)

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(1963-1966)| (1966-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At age three, Rachel Ames's daughter Christine Cahill played her son, Tommy. See more »

Quotes

Lorenzo Alcazar: Look, I know you and Sonny are old friends, but this is a long way from Bensonhurst, and he's grown up to be a killer.
Lois Cerullo-Ashton: And what are you?
Lorenzo Alcazar: The same, as I've tried to warn you. Sonny and I can be alike. I guess.
Lois Cerullo-Ashton: Well, that much you got right. Yeah, you both waste your talent and gifts on a brutal, ugly profession that doesn't get you anything but money and an early death.
Lorenzo Alcazar: You'd think it would work out that way, wouldn't you? But it's the people around me who keep dying - something else I happen to...
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User Reviews

General Hospital Is a great show!
24 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watch General Hospital all the time, and i must say, it is the best the ever! It is a SoapOpera, but, i think even men will enjoy it. (I say that because men do watch it, but mostly women) There is just enough action to keep the men interested, and enough passion to keep the women. The show is just a good show, point blank! Its plots are amazing, you never know what will happen next. Also, the characters are written to a Tee, so you fall inlove with them, and end up picking favorites, and picking those you don't like! Some people say the show is not good anymore, but i disagree. If you were to of watched back in the day, it had a much different feeling, now, mob families rule Port Charles (where General Hospital is located) But, story lines don't just center around that. If you decide to give GH a try, some characters you should look for are Edward, Monica, Alan, Luke, Tracy, Bobbie, Leslie and Audry. They are have been on the show for a long time. This show is my opinion, out of a 1-worst, 10-Best, id give it a 9. It is always keeps me entertained, but, nothing is perfect, even General Hospital!


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