General Hospital (1963– )

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

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Cast

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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,807 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,613 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,323 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,287 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,274 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,105 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,065 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,039 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,027 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (980 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (930 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (867 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (854 episodes, 1978-2015)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (839 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (773 episodes, 2007-2015)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (746 episodes, 2009-2015)
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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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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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The show debuted in 1963 but by 1978 ratings for the show had dipped so low that the network considered cancelling it. Producer Gloria Monty came aboard as producer, made the show the #1 show on daytime TV and literally saved it. See more »

Quotes

Samantha McCall: Where did you get peppermint tea?
Jason Morgan: I don't know, that's old. Brenda bought it.
Samantha McCall: The Brenda? The goddess on a pedestal who I sort of look like but can't hope to replace for Sonny and Jax? That Brenda?
Jason Morgan: Yeah, she - she lived here for a little while when we were married.
Samantha McCall: What?
Jason Morgan: Brenda and I were married for a little while.
Samantha McCall: Were married, Yeah. Ok, I got that part. Why, and why didn't anyone tell me?
Jason Morgan: Why are they going to tell you? It's not like we were in love. Brenda thought that she was sick and she ...
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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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