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General Hospital 

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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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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Crime | Drama | Romance

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

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| (1963-1966)| (1966-)

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Trivia

John Ingle's first role was not Edward Quartermaine, but as a Police Commissioner in the mid-1980s. See more »

Quotes

Heather Grant Webber: So, where are you and Skye hiding out?
Luke Spencer: I haven't seen Skye.
Heather Grant Webber: Come on, Luke. Everybody knows you and Skye are having a thing.
Luke Spencer: Heather, Port Chuckles is a hotbed of sanctimonious busybodies who can't keep their nose in their own business. You know that.
Heather Grant Webber: But you two worked at the Haunted Star together, you were partners. You must have spent a lot of time together.
Luke Spencer: Yeah, Well, I've also got a partner named Faith Rosco, or I used to. Does that mean I'm getting it on with her?
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I am not one for soap operas, however, General Hospital is different. However dramatic this show gets, I can never get enough of it! It is actually kind of funny how I got started watching it. One time when I was little, my mom was mad at me as I wouldn't calm down or sit still so she made me sit down and read while she watched general hospital. I remember half watching over my book when the show ended, and for some reason, I cared about what happened to Jason, so I made a point to watch it the next day and I have never missed an episode since! This is by far the best show on TV and it comes highly recommended. Hope this helps, Fletcher


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