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

Series cast summary:
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 Sonny Corinthos / ... (1,796 episodes, 1993-2015)
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 Jason Morgan / ... (1,606 episodes, 1991-2012)
Rebecca Herbst ...
 Elizabeth Webber / ... (1,315 episodes, 1997-2015)
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 Carly Jacks / ... (1,279 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Sam McCall / ... (1,260 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alexis Davis / ... (1,095 episodes, 1996-2015)
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 Lulu Spencer / ... (1,062 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jasper Jacks / ... (1,039 episodes, 1996-2013)
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 Patrick Drake / ... (1,019 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Nikolas Cassadine / ... (979 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Damien Spinelli / ... (920 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Robin Scorpio / ... (866 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Luke Spencer / ... (847 episodes, 1978-2014)
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 Maxie Jones / ... (834 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Johnny Zacchara / ... (765 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Dante Falconeri / ... (735 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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Drama

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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The song "Elizabeth", which Lucky Spencer has sung to Elizabeth Webber on various occasions, was actually written by the original Lucky, Jonathan Jackson. ABC made him sell the rights of the song to them, which is why subsequent Luckys have been able to sing the song to Elizabeth. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Webber: Jason, I'm not gonna lie and say I don't care for you. I just hope you wouldn't have to lie to me and say you feel the same way.
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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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