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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Maurice Benard ...  Sonny Corinthos 2,324 episodes, 1993-2018
Steve Burton ...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,812 episodes, 1991-2018
Laura Wright ...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,754 episodes, 2005-2018
Kelly Monaco ...  Sam McCall / ... 1,742 episodes, 2003-2018
Rebecca Herbst ...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,714 episodes, 1997-2018
Nancy Lee Grahn ...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,469 episodes, 1996-2018
Tyler Christopher ...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,129 episodes, 1996-2016
Jason Thompson ...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,124 episodes, 2005-2016
Kirsten Storms ...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,112 episodes, 2005-2018
Ingo Rademacher ...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,072 episodes, 1996-2017
Julie Berman ...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,071 episodes, 2005-2013
Dominic Zamprogna ...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,040 episodes, 2009-2018
Bradford Anderson ...  Damien Spinelli 993 episodes, 2006-2018
Kimberly McCullough ...  Dr. Robin Scorpio Drake / ... 939 episodes, 1985-2018
Anthony Geary ...  Luke Spencer / ... 935 episodes, 1978-2018
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Storyline

Events in this daytime drama are centred in Port Charles, a community on the coast in upper New York. Ongoing plots are centred around the people who work in General Hospital, people who work in the business community (most notably for the Quartermaines' company ELQ), and some sort of international intrigue involving former agents of the WSB (World Security Bureau). Big plots of the past include Luke and Laura's wedding and Mikkos Cassadine's evil weather machine. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

ABC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hospital General See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color | Black and White (1963-1966)| Color (1966-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Elizabeth Taylor was the first Helena Cassadine. She loved the show so much that she donated the $2,000 from her stint to charity. See more »

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Faith Rosco: If the princess doesn't want to leave, we'll go without her. Enjoy the blaze!
Luke Spencer: Skye, you can't just sit here and wait for the - wait for the room to go up in flames.
Skye Quartermaine Jacks: Well, it hasn't reached us yet. And, look, we have water, you know, and I heard the fire engines down stairs. We should wait here until we get evacuated.
Luke Spencer: We've got to go up or down now.
Skye Quartermaine Jacks: No, I'm telling you, it is too risky!
Luke Spencer: If the explosions have caused the stairwells to be blocked, then they're going to be putting people on ...
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1 June 2006 | by stubbs-6See all my reviews

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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