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(1963– )

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Edited into 

I Love the '80s (2002) (TV Series)
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Muse (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during James Franco's opening monologue.

Spin-off 

Port Charles (1997) (TV Series)
General Hospital: Night Shift (2007) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Dr. Sex (1964)
Dr. Schmutz calls General Hospital near the end
Everybody Loves It (1964)
Title mentioned by narrating four-leaf clover
Batman: Penguin's Clean Sweep (1968) (TV Episode)
John Beradino, then appearing as Dr. Steve Hardy on General Hosptial, cameos as a doctor
Bosom Buddies: Other Than That, She's a Wonderful Person (1981) (TV Episode)
Sonny say of a situation, "It's so General Hospital!"
Naughty Network (1981)
TV show mentioned by "Mr. Blackman".
Gimme a Break!: Brother Ed and the Hooker (1982) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Chained Heat (1983)
Mentioned in dialogue
Electric Dreams (1984)
This is where Edgar says he learnt to lie.
Punky Brewster: Changes: Part 3 (1986) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
X: The Unheard Music (1986)
"A Day on The Set of General Hospital" is printed on a TV Guide cover.
Kate & Allie: General Hospital (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Golden Girls: The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo (1988) (TV Episode)
Sophia likens the hospital she volunteers at to the one on "General Hospital," saying "this place is a passion pit!"
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Ruth's Place (1989) (TV Episode)
Ruth and Garry appear on the show, Ian Buchanan reprises his role
Going Overboard (1989)
The title is mentioned.
Blackadder Goes Forth: General Hospital (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Robert Wagner/Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The Great American Sex Scandal (1990) (TV Movie)
Hope mentions it while on the stand.
Murder, She Wrote: Bite the Big Apple (1991) (TV Episode)
Television show is mentioned.
Beetlejuice: Generally Hysterical Hospital (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Full House: Play It Again, Jess (1992) (TV Episode)
A man in the supermarket tells Jesse that General Hospital is his favorite Soap Opera. Ironically, John Stamos (Jesse) was in an episode of General Hospital
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I want to meet Luke and Laura while I'm there."
Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
Vivian Schilling mentions her role as Mindy Peake.
Designing Women: Oh Dog, Poor Dog (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Roseanne: Suck Up or Shut Up (1994) (TV Episode)
Roseanne and Nancy fight over which soap-opera to watch at the diner.
The Nanny: Material Fran (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran and Val talk about the characters, Luke and Laura.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
Mike says the title.
Felony (1995)
"Where did they find you? General Hospital?"
Saturday Night Live: Anthony Edwards/Foo Fighters (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the monologue
Married with Children: Spring Break: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
When Kelly and the girls don't recognize Rock DJ Dan, he adds: "I was on 'General Hospital' two days last fall. Zipper mishap."
Hustler White (1996)
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Bridesmaids (1996) (TV Episode)
Annie is late for the bridesmaids' dress fitting "because 'General Hospital' was killer today!"
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Presentation (1998) (TV Episode)
Berg prepares himself for medical studies by watching General Hospital on TV
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) (TV Episode)
"The historic first meet of Luke and Laura"
The West Wing: What Kind of Day Has It Been (2000) (TV Episode)
Bartlet mentions the show during his speech.
Oz: Gray Matter (2000) (TV Episode)
(about a soap) "Mac just left Felicia...again"
Gilmore Girls: Kiss and Tell (2000) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions characters from the show.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Dano (2000) (TV Episode)
mentions Dano's involvement in the show
Friends: The One with Joey's Award (2001) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned at the Soapie Awards.
Intimate Portrait: Genie Francis (2001) (TV Episode)
much of this focuses on Genie Francis's work on General hospital
Thank Heaven (2001)
mentioned in dialogue
Intimate Portrait: Finola Hughes (2002) (TV Episode)
Hughes talks about working on GH
Intimate Portrait: Emma Samms (2002) (TV Episode)
Do Over: The Anniversary (2002) (TV Episode)
Isabelle refers to the series.
Saturday Night Live: Salma Hayek/Christina Aguilera (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tina Fey
Gilmore Girls: A Tale of Poes and Fire (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory mentions the show to Paris.
SOAPnet Salutes ABC Daytime (2003) (TV Movie)
stars from General Hospital talk about the future of the show
Biography: All My Children (2003) (TV Episode)
Finola Hughes is mentioned to have been on General Hospital prior to Joining AMC
Friends: The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) (TV Episode)
Leslie Charleson and Joey are the celebrities players on "Pyramid" and she is announced as the star of 'General Hospital'.
SOAPnet Reveals ABC Soap Secrets (2004) (TV Movie)
Actors discuss their upcoming storylines
House M.D.: Paternity (2004) (TV Episode)
House sees Foreman monitoring Dan from the lab and says, "General Hospital is on Channel Six."
SOAPnet Reveals ABC Soap Secrets (2005) (TV Movie)
actors talk about future storylines
Block Party (2005)
mentioned in song lyrics
Duck Dodgers: The Six Wazillion Dollar Duck (2005) (TV Episode)
Duck Dodgers is given bionic implants at General Hospital
Saturday Night Live: Natalie Portman/Fall Out Boy (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Needlers
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.202 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Seasonal Acting" category
30 Rock: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
Jack reminds Jenna of Scotty on General Hospital
The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the attack modes on the geeks' glove is "genital hospital".
House M.D.: Half-Wit (2007) (TV Episode)
House registers his patient file under the name "Luke N. Laura."
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
"I haven't seen that style since Luke married Laura."
Do Over: Short-Cuts (2008) (TV Episode)
Isabelle refers to Rick Springfield's role as Dr. Noah Drake on the series.
The Bachelor: Episode #13.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
A group date goes to the set of "General Hospital"
PG Porn: Genital Hospital (2009) (TV Episode)
Title is a reference to the long-running soap.
Not Married with Children XXX (2009) (Video)
Al tells Kelly to go home and watch this show with her mom
The Simpsons: The Great Wife Hope (2009) (TV Episode)
Lenny says that he "spent all day eating bon-bons and watching 'General Hospital.'"
Dancing with the Stars: Round Six (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom Bergeron refers to Luke and Laura
Castle: Vampire Weekend (2009) (TV Episode)
Seamus Dever character is dressed with a Doctor costume reminiscent of the one he used as Dr. Ian Devlin in General Hospital.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.71 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to the setting in a $10,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.89 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Soap Operas"
Greek: Pride & Punishment (2010) (TV Episode)
One ZBZ thinks that the sirens from the show are police
Rules of Engagement: Free Free Time (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeff mentions watching "Genital Hospital" on Pay-Per-View
Atop the Fourth Wall: Ewoks #9 (2010) (TV Episode)
Finevoice says he uses his Tivo to tape this show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that after going on "The View", President Obama will go on the show to explain his health care plan
Hell's Kitchen: 10 Chefs Compete (2010) (TV Episode)
Title on-screen when Nancy Grahn is shown
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Mentioned by doctor in dialogue
Elvira's Movie Macabre: Teenagers from Outer Space (2010) (TV Episode)
Elvira cites the show as one of her favorite soap operas.
Undercover Boss: Subway (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Don
Psych: Dual Spires (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn: What is it with all the secret relationships - it's like "General Hospital"
Saturday Night Live: Dana Carvey/Linkin Park (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth on Weekend Update
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Mentioned a few times in reference to James Franco.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.114 (2011) (TV Episode)
Carol Burnett says that Elizabeth Taylor used to watch the show
Dirty Soap: All My Family (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Dirty Soap: The Young and the Illness (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
Nikita: Looking Glass (2011) (TV Episode)
Birkhoff mentions it.
Dirty Soap: The Cold and the Beautiful (2011) (TV Episode)
features an actor from this soap
The Simpsons: Tapped Out (2012) (Video Game)
The quest name "General Hospital" is a reference to the TV series name.
Hot in Cleveland: Everything Goes Better with Vampires (2012) (TV Episode)
Rick Springfield mentioned as being on the show
Stevie TV: Episode #1.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
James Franco says he did a soap opera
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.149 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan says that he auditioned for a role on the show that eventually went to John Stamos
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.133 (2012) (TV Episode)
Arden mentions the show by name.
Soap Life (2012)
Subject of Documentary
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.30 (2013) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the show by name.
The Carrie Diaries: Identity Crisis (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Maggie
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: The Original B---- (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard Dean Anderson says he was on this show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.116 (2013) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the show by name.
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
James mentions there should be a Blu-ray set on this show,
Naked After Dark: After Africa (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions the show
Hell's Kitchen: 17 Chefs Compete (2014) (TV Episode)
title appears on-screen when Vanessa Marcil is shown
Over the Top: Pilot (TV Episode)
Yorgo cheers up at the throught that this show is about to start
Sam & Cat: #BlooperEpisode (TV Episode)
Two fans mention some of Maree Cheatham's past work

Featured in 

The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Willie watches this show on TV in his apartment
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Featured one segment as part of this episode
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) (TV Episode)
Featured one segment as part of this episode
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Crash of Moons (1992) (TV Episode)
one episode featured as the featurette for this episode
Luke and Laura, Vol. 1: Lovers on the Run (1994) (Video)
this is a video showing the best scenes of Luke and Laura from their meeting to their wedding
Luke and Laura Vol. 2: Greatest Love of All (1995) (Video)
this is a clip video of the best moment of Luke & Laura from their wedding onwards
ABC Afterschool Specials: Positive: A Journey Into AIDS (1995) (TV Episode)
Two actors from "General Hospital" (1963) who play characters with AIDS investigate the disease in this documentary.
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Clips shown of nominnes.
Behind the Music: Rick Springfield (1998) (TV Episode)
clips
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (1999) (TV Movie)
Clips from series shown as nominees announced.
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Clips.
Intimate Portrait: Genie Francis (2001) (TV Episode)
clips from GH are used
Intimate Portrait: Finola Hughes (2002) (TV Episode)
clips from GH are used to show Hughes performance on that show
I Love the '80s (2002) (TV Series)
Daytime's Greatest Weddings (2004) (Video)
footage of weddings are used
House M.D.: Pilot (2004) (TV Episode)
House is seen watching an episode of this series twice - once in the cafeteria, once at the end with Wilson
House M.D.: Acceptance (2005) (TV Episode)
House watches his favorite soap
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Clips were shown
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The Greatest: 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80's (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage from the TV series was featured in this mini-series.
The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Muse (2009) (TV Episode)
James Franco shows a clip of himself on General Hospital during the monologue
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie (2010)
Scene featuring Maurice Benard as Sonny Corinthos.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.27 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip of James Franco and his mother on the show is shown
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
Dirty Soap: Starting Over (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the show featuring Kelly and Kirsten are shown
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.67 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea shows a clip from the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.75 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show with the crossover from the cast of "The Chew" is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.135 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.152 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #6.5 (1972) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "Terminal Hospital".
Tootsie (1982)
"Southwest General" is a parody of "General Hospital", even referencing the "Sally Armitage is Max Hedges!" storyline plot twist.
ALF: A Little Bit of Soap (1987) (TV Episode)
"Midwest General" is a parody of the series.
Generally Horny Hospital (1995) (Video)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: As Westbridge Turns (1997) (TV Episode)
The character Stone is a take off of the character from General Hospital
Lexx: Lafftrak (1999) (TV Episode)
one of the shows is a soap opera set in a hospital
Candy Stripers 5: The New Generation (1999) (Video)
spoofs the original soap
Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004) (TV Movie)
Hugh mentions an intergalactic soap opera called "General Post Office"
Family Guy: Prick Up Your Ears (2006) (TV Episode)
Brian and his friends are watching a porn titled Genital Hospital, a porn spoof of the show General Hospital
Trying Times: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Pregnant with twins from two different fathers.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.67 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea and Sarah do a spoof of a scene from the show that Chelsea just showed.

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