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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 2,401 episodes, 1993-2019
Steve Burton ...  Jason Morgan / ... 1,883 episodes, 1991-2019
Laura Wright ...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,818 episodes, 2005-2019
Kelly Monaco ...  Sam McCall / ... 1,811 episodes, 2003-2019
Rebecca Herbst ...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,767 episodes, 1997-2019
Nancy Lee Grahn ...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,522 episodes, 1996-2019
Kirsten Storms ...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,159 episodes, 2005-2019
Tyler Christopher ...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,128 episodes, 1996-2016
Jason Thompson ...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,124 episodes, 2005-2016
Ingo Rademacher ...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,075 episodes, 1996-2019
Julie Berman ...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,067 episodes, 2005-2013
Dominic Zamprogna ...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,049 episodes, 2009-2019
Bradford Anderson ...  Damien Spinelli / ... 998 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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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-)

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Mono | Stereo

Color:

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

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1.33 : 1
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Carly Corinthos: I am suggesting you use whatever influence you have over Ric to keep him from charging Sonny with perjury. Because the day he files those charges is the day that I tell the world that Sonny is Kirstina's father.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: Sonny lied to me, he lied to the court. He made a fool out of everyone so his little pregnant girlfriend can skate on a murder charge. He thinks that he's above the law. He's not. And once he's in Prison, he will have a very difficult time of getting custody of anybody's baby. Go ahead,...
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Great soap opera
22 May 2002 | by Kellyann-1See 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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