General Hospital (1963– )

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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... See full summary »

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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,787 episodes, 1993-2014)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,605 episodes, 1991-2012)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,008 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (976 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (919 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (866 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (845 episodes, 1978-2014)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (763 episodes, 2007-2013)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (731 episodes, 2009-2014)
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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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At age three, Rachel Ames's daughter Christine Cahill played her son, Tommy. See more »

Quotes

Faith Rosco: The truth hurts, doesn't it? You want Sonny for the main course and Alcazar on the site.
Carly Corinthos: I'm married to Sonny, Lorenzo means nothing to me.
Faith Rosco: Well, isn't there something in the scripture about lusting in the heart being just as bas as doing the deed?
Carly Corinthos: Don't quote the bible, Faith, you may burst into flames.
Faith Rosco: You're the one that's on fire, buttercup. Lorenzo Alcazar is under your skin, and he knows it. He's not going anywhere, and you don't want him to. Oh, and remember - if I can see it, Sonny will...
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Great soap opera
22 May 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

General Hospital is a long running soap opera that had wonderful leadership with Gloria Monty and Wendy Riche and amazing writers like Claire Labine. Also great performances by John Beradino,Rachel Ames, Tony Geary,Genie Francis,Tristan Rogers,Finola Hughes,Kimberly Mccullough,Vanessa Marcil,Alicia Leigh Willis and Billy Warlock.

Tristan Rogers and Finola Hughes were incredible as Robert and Anna in the 80s and 90s where GH was filled with action,adventure and romance.

The highlight of the 1990s included storylines of the family. BJ Jones's death, Monica Quartermaine fighting breast cancer, Stone and Robin's love story and their AIDS storyline. Plus the amazing chemistry and connection that made Sonny&Brenda soulmates.

GH hit a rough patch in 2000-2001 with many backstage changes but it is improving in 2002. One of the most promising current storylines is the AJ Quartermaine and Courtney Matthews relationship. Billy Warlock and Alicia Leigh Willis have phenomenal chemistry that makes watching in 2002 a must.


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