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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A body is discovered on the rocks. A heartbroken Morgan watches from a distance. Jordan makes an arrest.


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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,998 episodes, 1993-2016)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,623 episodes, 1991-2015)
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 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,479 episodes, 1997-2016)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,458 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,224 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,128 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (1,120 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,070 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,042 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (966 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (955 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (902 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (889 episodes, 1985-2016)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (877 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (802 episodes, 2007-2016)
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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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1 April 1963 (USA)  »

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

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While filming on location at Mount Rushmore, Sharon Wyatt's quick ad-libbing saved the show from having to re-shoot after a fan recognized her and walked into the scene saying, "Look, it's Tiffany." In character, she quickly replied, "You must recognize me from one of my movies," and quickly moved the fan from the scene. See more »

Quotes

Mitchell Coleman: So, what's in this for me, aside from like, your everlasting gratitude?
Carly Corinthos: 10 grand.
Mitchell Coleman: Come on. A good-looking chick like you can come up with something a little bit more creative than that. Can't you? Huh?
Carly Corinthos: I think you're about to be a dead man.
Mitchell Coleman: How do you figure that, hmm?
Carly Corinthos: Because my husband is standing right behind you.
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An Escape From Reality
27 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a long running American soap that has only recently been aired in the UK. I started watching it a few weeks ago at a point that is months behind the states- meaning that I had missed some important story lines- but I was still hooked from the start. With all the glamour, drama and money this gives English soaps a run for their money. In england their soaps try to approach real life problems and situations but come out with nothing. Whilst as this soap approaches the same situations, but comes out on top by going over the top- it doesn't even pretend that they're going over the top- unlike here in the UK. This show is a true escape from reality that is hard to ween off.


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