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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 2,269 episodes, 1993-2018
...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,758 episodes, 1991-2018
...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,702 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Sam McCall / ... 1,701 episodes, 2003-2018
...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,683 episodes, 1997-2018
...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,438 episodes, 1996-2018
...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,129 episodes, 1996-2016
...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,124 episodes, 2005-2016
...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,080 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,072 episodes, 1996-2017
...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,071 episodes, 2005-2013
...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,037 episodes, 2009-2018
...  Damien Spinelli 992 episodes, 2006-2018
...  Dr. Robin Scorpio Drake / ... 928 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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1 April 1963 (USA)  »

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

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| (1963-1966)| (1966-)

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John J. York was called upon to do test scenes for the casting of the character, Dominique Taub. He discovered too late that the scene in question involved him being slapped by all of the nine final actresses. See more »

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Tracy Quartermaine: What on earth are you doing?
Helena Cassadine: This book contains information that could reverse the curse that I put on Nikolas and Emily.
Tracy Quartermaine: Oh. Any minute now, I'm going to wake up and I'm going to realize that this all has been one ridiculous nightmare. I am not really standing here next to a woman who puts poxes on people.
Helena Cassadine: Knowledge is power, and a lack of it, weakness. What is done can be undone. I am not going to take that chance again.
Tracy Quartermaine: Again?
Helena Cassadine: Oh, my husband found this book, and in it he found the ...
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Best Soap Ever!
22 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

When I was a kid in the 70s, I watched soaps with my mother. It was all the ABC ones. All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital. When I was about 12 or 13. Luke and Laura got married, I wanted to see it so bad, I told my mother I was sick and stayed home from school. Over the years I stopped watching the other two and stuck with GH. It's still the best soap I've ever seen. It's not as good as it used to be but it's good. I would love to see less Sonny and Carly and more Luke and (whoever). When Luke was the hero, the show as truly great. Since now it's all about Sonny, it's getting really boring. The same old mobster stuff, Sonny isn't heroic he's a crook.

Maybe in the future GH will regain it's backbone. Maybe draw clear lines between good and evil like it did in it's hey day.

Rayvyn


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