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General Hospital 

Families, friends, enemies, and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate city of Port Charles, New York, 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 / ... 2,580 episodes, 1993-2020
Steve Burton ...  Jason Morgan / ... 2,051 episodes, 1991-2020
Laura Wright ...  Carly Jacks / ... 1,974 episodes, 2005-2020
Kelly Monaco ...  Sam McCall / ... 1,937 episodes, 2003-2020
Rebecca Herbst ...  Elizabeth Webber / ... 1,895 episodes, 1997-2020
Nancy Lee Grahn ...  Alexis Davis / ... 1,624 episodes, 1996-2020
Kirsten Storms ...  Maxie Jones / ... 1,254 episodes, 2005-2020
Ingo Rademacher ...  Jasper 'Jax' Jacks / ... 1,187 episodes, 1996-2020
Jason Thompson ...  Dr. Patrick Drake / ... 1,132 episodes, 2005-2016
Tyler Christopher ...  Nikolas Cassadine / ... 1,132 episodes, 1996-2016
Julie Berman ...  Lulu Spencer / ... 1,077 episodes, 2005-2013
Chad Duell ...  Michael Corinthos / ... 1,062 episodes, 2010-2020
Dominic Zamprogna ...  Dante Falconeri / ... 1,054 episodes, 2009-2020
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Storyline

Events in this daytime drama are centered in Port Charles, a community on the coast in upper New York. On-going plots are centered around the people who work in General Hospital, people who work in the business community (most notably for the Quartermaines' company E.L.Q.), and some sort of international intrigue involving former Agents of the W.S.B. (World Security Bureau). Big plots of the past include Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura's (Genie Francis') wedding and Mikkos Cassadine's (John Colicos') evil weather machine. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

When he was cast on this show, Maurice Bernard was given the choice between playing Michael "Sonny" Corinthos or Damian Smith. He chose the former because it was supposed to be a six month job, while the role of Damian Smith was a two-year contract role. See more »

Quotes

Samantha McCall: You don't want to kill me.
Helena Cassadine: Oh, you've left me no choice. You see, death is what happens to overly confident little girls who intrude where they don't belong.
Samantha McCall: Well, get prepared, because I am not going to go down without taking pieces of you with me.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) See more »

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Emily
Written and Performed by Dave Koz
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Best Soap Ever!
22 February 2006 | by RayvynSee 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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1 April 1963 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

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

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