General Hospital (1963– )

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Series cast summary:
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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,860 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,617 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,366 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,333 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,317 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,140 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,068 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,064 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,041 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (1,015 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (948 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (889 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (870 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (869 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (786 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (778 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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Runtime:

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

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(1963-1966)| (1966-)

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Trivia

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

Quotes

Samantha McCall: I thought she kicked.
Jason Morgan: You were dreaming.
Samantha McCall: I know. Just for a second, everything was like it was before. She was still with us and she was ok. Everything hurts so bad.
Jason Morgan: Just hold on to me.
Samantha McCall: Jason? When will the pain go away?
Jason Morgan: Never.
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Not what it used to be
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I began watching in the fall of 1996.It was the time when the Spencer/Cassadine feud was reignited.This, in my opinion, was the show's peak.The best characters/actors in daytime were front and center.Sonny Corinthos/Maurice Benard,Jason Morgan/Steve Burton,Luke Spencer/Tony Geary,Lucky Spencer/Jonathon Jackson,Carly Roberts/Sarah Brown.They made the show worth watching.Now,9 years later,only 3 of them remain.Long past his prime,Luke has been reduced to a series of boring plots involving the always annoying Skye.The only reason i still watch is for Sonny and Jason's scene's,but the writers insist on saddling them up with depth-less arm candy(Reese and Sam).Also,the formidable Jonathon Jackson had great chemistry with his costars,Tyler Christopher,Amber Tamblyn,Becky Herbst,Genie Francis and especially Tony Geary.All subsequent Luckys have paled.(Although I do like Jacob Young on All My Children)


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