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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:
Maurice Benard ...  Sonny Corinthos 2,461 episodes, 1993-2019
Steve Burton ...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,942 episodes, 1991-2019
Laura Wright ...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,873 episodes, 2005-2019
Kelly Monaco ...  Sam McCall / ... 1,861 episodes, 2003-2019
Rebecca Herbst ...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,819 episodes, 1997-2019
Nancy Lee Grahn ...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,566 episodes, 1996-2019
Kirsten Storms ...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,193 episodes, 2005-2019
Tyler Christopher ...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,132 episodes, 1996-2016
Jason Thompson ...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,131 episodes, 2005-2016
Ingo Rademacher ...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,110 episodes, 1996-2019
Julie Berman ...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,077 episodes, 2005-2013
Dominic Zamprogna ...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,050 episodes, 2009-2019
Bradford Anderson ...  Damien Spinelli / ... 1,001 episodes, 2006-2019
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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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ABC [United States]

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English

Release Date:

1 April 1963 (USA) See more »

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

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

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1.33 : 1
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Not what it used to be
27 July 2005 | by invincibleavatarSee all my reviews

I began watching in the fall of 1996.It was the time when the Spencer/Cassadine feud was reignited.This, in my opinion, was the show's peak.The best characters/actors in daytime were front and center.Sonny Corinthos/Maurice Benard,Jason Morgan/Steve Burton,Luke Spencer/Tony Geary,Lucky Spencer/Jonathon Jackson,Carly Roberts/Sarah Brown.They made the show worth watching.Now,9 years later,only 3 of them remain.Long past his prime,Luke has been reduced to a series of boring plots involving the always annoying Skye.The only reason i still watch is for Sonny and Jason's scene's,but the writers insist on saddling them up with depth-less arm candy(Reese and Sam).Also,the formidable Jonathon Jackson had great chemistry with his costars,Tyler Christopher,Amber Tamblyn,Becky Herbst,Genie Francis and especially Tony Geary.All subsequent Luckys have paled.(Although I do like Jacob Young on All My Children)


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