General Hospital (1963– )

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Series cast summary:
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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,854 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,615 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,356 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,328 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,311 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,136 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,066 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,062 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,041 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (1,009 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (946 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (878 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (869 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (866 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (782 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (775 episodes, 2007-2015)
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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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1 April 1963 (USA)  »

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

Quotes

Carly Corinthos: OK. I'm down here. It's your turn.come on.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: Oh, boy.
Carly Corinthos: Come on, Alexis. You have always thought you were better than me. Now's your change to prove it.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: I never said I was better than you, just smarter and classier. You're clearly a better athlete, and you have much better survival instincts. Kind of like a cockroach.
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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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