General Hospital (1963– )

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Families, close friends, enemies and lovers go through drama and life changing events.

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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,836 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,613 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,346 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,318 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,294 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,123 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,065 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,049 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,039 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (997 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (942 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (871 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (868 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (859 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (770 episodes, 2009-2015)
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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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(1963-1976) | (1976-1977) | (1978-) | (1963-1976) | (1976-1977) | (1978-)

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John Ingle's first role was not Edward Quartermaine, but as a Police Commissioner in the mid-1980s. See more »

Quotes

Ric Lansing: All right, next group, line up, please. Numbers eight through 14.
Helena Cassadine: I have 11.
Faith Rosco: Well, looks like I'm leaving.
Justice Ward: Have a safe trip.
Faith Rosco: I hope you make it, counselor. But if you die tonight, look on the bright side. Sooner or later, I'll be joining you in hell.
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Referenced in Gimme a Break!: Brother Ed and the Hooker (1982) See more »

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1 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i have been a viewer since 1963, watched in black and white, was 13, and still watching. i have seen them come and go on this show and it's still the best one on TV. it has had it's ups and downs and always manages to come out on top. remember Jesse? Audrey and he sister Lucille? that was back in the day! i do so miss the Luke and laura thing. Luke just isn't Luke without laura. Anthony Geary has only improved with age. Luke is all that and more. GH also has the best looking guys and the sexiest, is Jax gorgeous or what? Jason is sooooooooo smooth, and all that too. it will always be hard for the writers to top the original Luke and Laura storyline,it dosen't get any better then that, but they have kept me watching all these years. to every one that is associated with the show, keep up the good work


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