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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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Series cast summary:
...  Sonny Corinthos 2,258 episodes, 1993-2018
...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,747 episodes, 1991-2018
...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,691 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Sam McCall / ... 1,691 episodes, 2003-2018
...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,677 episodes, 1997-2018
...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,430 episodes, 1996-2018
...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,129 episodes, 1996-2016
...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,124 episodes, 2005-2016
...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,077 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,072 episodes, 1996-2017
...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,071 episodes, 2005-2013
...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,034 episodes, 2009-2018
...  Damien Spinelli 991 episodes, 2006-2018
...  Dr. Robin Scorpio Drake / ... 927 episodes, 1985-2018
...  Luke Spencer / ... 915 episodes, 1978-2018
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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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1 April 1963 (USA)  »

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Hospital General  »

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

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| (1963-1966)| (1966-)

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After running over Stuart Damon's feet with her motorized wheelchair during a scene, Anna Lee was jokingly given a crash helmet with the name "The British Bullet". See more »

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Skye Quartermaine Jacks: Have you forgotten one very important detail? Faith is a homicidal maniac.
Luke Spencer: True, but she's also a savvy investor.
Faith Rosco: Oh, thank you. It's nice to be appreciated.
Luke Spencer: Her participation guarantees notoriety. Plus we all benefit from the percentage of laundering her money, which I explained to you already.
Skye Quartermaine Jacks: Yeah, but, you see, that was before you disappeared and left me alone with this bleach-blond barracuda, before I had to stop her from murdering Justus Ward, before she tried to kick us out of our own ...
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Great soap opera
22 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

General Hospital is a long running soap opera that had wonderful leadership with Gloria Monty and Wendy Riche and amazing writers like Claire Labine. Also great performances by John Beradino,Rachel Ames, Tony Geary,Genie Francis,Tristan Rogers,Finola Hughes,Kimberly Mccullough,Vanessa Marcil,Alicia Leigh Willis and Billy Warlock.

Tristan Rogers and Finola Hughes were incredible as Robert and Anna in the 80s and 90s where GH was filled with action,adventure and romance.

The highlight of the 1990s included storylines of the family. BJ Jones's death, Monica Quartermaine fighting breast cancer, Stone and Robin's love story and their AIDS storyline. Plus the amazing chemistry and connection that made Sonny&Brenda soulmates.

GH hit a rough patch in 2000-2001 with many backstage changes but it is improving in 2002. One of the most promising current storylines is the AJ Quartermaine and Courtney Matthews relationship. Billy Warlock and Alicia Leigh Willis have phenomenal chemistry that makes watching in 2002 a must.


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