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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 2,425 episodes, 1993-2019
Steve Burton ...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,907 episodes, 1991-2019
Laura Wright ...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,844 episodes, 2005-2019
Kelly Monaco ...  Sam McCall / ... 1,836 episodes, 2003-2019
Rebecca Herbst ...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,783 episodes, 1997-2019
Nancy Lee Grahn ...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,543 episodes, 1996-2019
Kirsten Storms ...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,171 episodes, 2005-2019
Tyler Christopher ...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,135 episodes, 1996-2016
Jason Thompson ...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,130 episodes, 2005-2016
Ingo Rademacher ...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,085 episodes, 1996-2019
Julie Berman ...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,076 episodes, 2005-2013
Dominic Zamprogna ...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,050 episodes, 2009-2019
Bradford Anderson ...  Damien Spinelli / ... 1,000 episodes, 2006-2019
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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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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

ABC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1963 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color | Black and White (1963-1967)| Color (1967-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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During Ned and Lois's trip to Coney Island, Rena Sofer begged the producers for a stand in on the Cyclone. However, Wally Kurth egged her on to try it just once and after thirteen takes, she loved it. See more »

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Georgie Jones: Dillon, what did the killer look like?
Dillon Quartermaine: I told you already. He had a white - a white mask, black clothes.
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Dillon Quartermaine: I was so scared, I could barely move.
Georgie Jones: That's probably how Sage felt right before she died. Because I locked her in the freezer!
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General Hospital Is a great show!
24 January 2006 | by JBurdSee all my reviews

I watch General Hospital all the time, and i must say, it is the best the ever! It is a SoapOpera, but, i think even men will enjoy it. (I say that because men do watch it, but mostly women) There is just enough action to keep the men interested, and enough passion to keep the women. The show is just a good show, point blank! Its plots are amazing, you never know what will happen next. Also, the characters are written to a Tee, so you fall inlove with them, and end up picking favorites, and picking those you don't like! Some people say the show is not good anymore, but i disagree. If you were to of watched back in the day, it had a much different feeling, now, mob families rule Port Charles (where General Hospital is located) But, story lines don't just center around that. If you decide to give GH a try, some characters you should look for are Edward, Monica, Alan, Luke, Tracy, Bobbie, Leslie and Audry. They are have been on the show for a long time. This show is my opinion, out of a 1-worst, 10-Best, id give it a 9. It is always keeps me entertained, but, nothing is perfect, even General Hospital!


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