Port Charles (1997–2003)

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Spin-off of "General Hospital" focusing on the professional and personal lives of the first year interns at Port Charles' General Hospital. Now residents at the hospital, the doctors and ... See full summary »

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 Greg Cooper (139 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Grace Sullivan / ... (116 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Frank Scanlon (115 episodes, 1997-2003)
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Spin-off of "General Hospital" focusing on the professional and personal lives of the first year interns at Port Charles' General Hospital. Now residents at the hospital, the doctors and their friends and families are constantly threatened by Dr. Greg Cooper who may or may not be the General Homicide killer. Cooper tries to get revenge on all of them because he was dropped from the hospital's intern program. Written by Adam-157

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This was one of two proposed General Hospital spin-offs. After the cancellation of "The City", ABC reviewed two concepts for a GH sister show. "PC" was created by Wendy Riche, longtime executive producer of GH who won many Emmys for the show. However, Claire Labine, a former GH head-writer, also submitted a treatment to the network called "Heart and Soul." This spin-off centered around Ned and Lois Ashton, and took place in Brooklyn. The show would follow the lives of Lois' family and a black family also living in New York. However, Riche's treatment was ultimately chosen and first aired with a 2-hour Sunday night movie. See more »

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Olivia 'Livvie' Locke: [to Rafe, referring to Alison] Oh, she's just throwing another one of her drama queen fits.
Alison: Oh, please! I'm a drama queen? You're the definition of it.
Olivia 'Livvie' Locke: Oh, I'm just an amateur compared to you.
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Port Charles -- Choose a Writing Style!
4 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

Okay, it began as a simple spin-off of General Hospital, a very famous and very good ABC Daytime Soap Opera. It began with only a few main characters, including General Hospital's Lucy Coe, Kevin Collins, and the old character Karen Wexler. The show started off VERY slowly, with storylines progressing even slower. Character developement was OKAY, but Port Charles was missing something... exciting storylines.

About a year into the series, the writers decided to spice things up a bit with a truckload of new storylines, such as Courtney Kanelos making her way to Port Charles, and the most irritating storyline of daytime television: "General Homicide." This was, in my opinion, the writer's way of getting half the cast off the show. This was definately the worst plot I've ever seen.

When things looked bad, new writers came to the show and saved it. They came up with GREAT storylines, such as Joe's battle with possible HIV, and Karen's addiction to pain killers. Character development was at its peak.

Mid-2000. Enter "Port Charles Fate." NEVER IN MY LIFE have I seen such a dumb thing. Port Charles has a new format. Every twelve weeks there is a new storyline that involves new characters, while the other characters are left out completely. Can you say "no?" Some of the storylines are like science fiction novels! Will Port Charles ever change back to the decent show it used to be? Time will tell.


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