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Celebrate Romance, Celebrate Adventure! General Hospital's 50th Anniversary Promo!

General Hospital is gearing up for it’s 50th anniversary in April! And this week, ABC has released its first 50th anniversary promo for the series which pays homage to the past with vintage clips, and brings viewers some up-to-the-minute moments from current storylines!

To kick things off …  at the end of today’s episode, Genie Francis arrived on the scene as Laura!  And what did she see? Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) and Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary) sharing a passionate lip-lock! What will happen next?

Now is the time for all General Hospital fans to celebrate romance, celebrate adventure, celebrate 50, as GH counts down to it’s big episode!

Watch the 50th Anniversary promo after the jump, and then let us know your thoughts!

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love the line “we’re not gonna go down without a fight” that’s what GH has done – fight.


I’m excited about the 50th !!
I am positive FV and RC will be doing the 50th great justice and will go all out to make it forever remediable !!

Wow GH is turning 50yrs! can’t belive iv been watching sense i was 5yrs old…25yrs iv been watching GH i can’t imagine my life without General Hospital…Happy 50th GH ♥

So many great memories! Looking forward to the 50th anniversary. I know Cartini will do it justice. Unlike other regimes, they have embraced the heart of GH, the show’s unique history. Who is Kelly Monaco hugging in the promo – Michael Easton?

Welcome back Genie! And she has scenes with Liz…can’t wait!

andrea, sorry but ”Liz” Taylor is dead!

Gives me goosebumps. Just watching the clip and contemplating things to come makes me feel like I’m going home. Hokey, but true.

They shoulve played Think Of Laura when Luke was kissing Anna giving Luke the feeling of being watched and feeling a little bit of guilt. I have a feeling that come April GH is going to recieve some of its biggest ratings for its 50th. Thanks Frank and Ron. And thanks Micheal too.

Now my only problems with GH is why does everyone hang down at the wharf where there has been several murders and other bad things have happened. A teenaged Molly shouldnt have taken Sams baby down there. Dont that town have a park? How did Rafe know exactly where Molly lived? I dont recall her giving him her address. If she did how can she be so trusting with someone she just met when he is a murder suspect.( i know he didnt do it) Also why did they take the stabbed cop all the way up to the tenth floor of the hospital? Is that where their emergency room is located? Ours is on the ground floor. No wonder the cop died. Also dont the hospital have security cameras? They would record things like Maxi snooping around that dead cop.

Love it!!! 50 is such an accomplishment!!! I want GH to have 50 more! Love that Laura is back!!! Can’t believe that I have been watching GH on and off for alomost all 50 of those years! FV and RC please do GH proud and give us the best of everything you can for the anniversary! LOVE GH!!! The best soap!!! The best cast and crew!!!

Watched the Luke realizing Laura was in his presence quite a few times. I love how Tony Geary chances his tone of voice when he is talking to Lulu, Lucky or Laura. Been the hugest fan of Genie Francis’ and Tony Geary’s work for… forever.. basically since I was a child. I so can’t wait to see them sharing scenes again…. the best acting team the small screen EVER had!! Bring it on Ron and Frank…. we are so past ready!!

Hard to believe that almost 2 years ago abc announced the cancellation of AMC & OLTL. They said “genre was dead”. Even Oprah’s “if there was money to be made” speech added insult to injury. Look where we are now thanks to a collaboration of Cartini and the fans. The genre is not dead it was simply MISHANDLED! Happy 50th GH! And welcome back OLTL & AMC!

One more thing, i think there is a logical explaination for the vampire story. I believe that Caleb, Lucy and Alison spent time together in a mental hospital outside PC where the ladies witnessed Caleb do bizzare things like him biting a staff worker he attacked and Caleb, having mental problems, convinced fellow mental patients Lucy and Alison, who were fans of Dark Shadows, that he really is a vampire. At least its what i like to think. Caleb might really be a vampire and i say,“So what?” Strange things have happened on GH that werent normal like the freezing of GH, and Robins childhood visit by a space alien.

When I saw the show last night and saw Anna & Luke kissing my head went spinning around and around and I threw up green pea soup. Please make it stop “No Chemistry it is as bad as Eric Braeden & Sharon Case if that is possible.

What’s the name of the song used?

The one sad thing about Lauras return is knowing her sister Amy(the late Shell Keppler) isnt there to greet her. I would loved those scenes.

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! Can’t wait to see what they have put together. I’m very excited and I’m sure it will be worth the wait. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.

OK Luke needs a gigantic piece of crow to eat. I remember him telling Tracy he only loved her never anyone else..That’s when Luke was DEAD TO ME! I am so happy to see Laura return and her kids need her. She mentioned she saw Lucky,and soon she will go see her grandchildren. Nothing like Grandchildren.
%) years, OK frankenRon don’t blow it now. No vampires. I know you are trying to bring in the teens, twillight comes to mind,but I am sick of it already. I love Lucy,and Kevin. I want John to stay. Love the actor. Like JaSam.. never cared for her before.
The show is entertaining, and goes fast. I am looking forward to the show every day..Almost. Not when Sonny and carley are on. I also don’t want to see Konnie become a Sonny loving kool aid drinker. She is fine the way she is.
Its really a shame the OLTLers have to leave, keep McBain,give him a new name,and send the other two home. No loss. No hate but no loss.
I really shouldn’t complain because the show is better,and a lot of people who left,me for example, are returning. The bloody parts who needs it ?

What happens after the 50th celebration?

i have watched g-h since i was a teenager i am 74 yrs now. i just love it.

I love all the older cast returning!! GH was Absolutley fantastic back then. Love
Laura back, & hope she’ll stay a while. Really love seeing Frisco!!!! He was so
great back then and still is. I really hope he stays for a long while!! Would love to
see John Stamos back as Blackie for a while. Bring back Jagger as well!! I hope they
show many flashbacks of our missed and beloved JaSam!!! We’ve watched these past 11
years. We miss our Jason, and hope maybe sometime in the future he will return back
home to GH, Sam, Danny, Sonny and us his massive fan base!! Looking forward to GH’s
50th Anniversary Celebration!! 🙂

i am so excited for the 50th can’t wait

Please bring back Robin, for Emma and Patrick. .Cannot stand that new sleazy Dr. after Patrick..
She makes me ill. I have been watching GH for 40 years now. I miss OLTL..

What was the name of the song? d:

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Ava Receives a Haunting Letter About Austin’s Murder

On Thursday’s November 30th episode of General Hospital, Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) is on the case of who shot Austin (Roger Howarth) and pays a visit to Ava Jerome (Maura West) at Wyndemere.

Dante asks Ava when was the last time she saw Dr. Austin Gatlin-Holt. She asks why and what is going on with Austin? Dante tells her he’s dead, and assumes she must already know, especially given her non-reaction to the news.

Ava tells Dante she was last with Austin two days ago at her gallery. When he questions her if security footage can back that up, that would then give her an alibi. However, Ava explains she left out the back, and that the surveillance camera has not been working. Since the murder happened in Pautauk, Dante tells Ava they will want to question her.


She responds that a lot of people in town knew Austin from Maxie (Kirsten Storms) and on. However, Dante points out that Ava was the only one that was kidnapped by Mason (Nathanyael Grey). Ava says she will have her lawyer ready.

As Dante exits, Ava looks through her unopened mail. She finds a letter addressed to her and it says inside on note paper, “You’re welcome.” But that’s not all, inside the letter is a polaroid of Austin’s dead body.


Also in story, Molly (Kristen Vaganos) has a meltdown when she has to start the finding a surrogate process all over again, and is found crying on a park bench by her sister, Kristina (Kate Mansi). Will this be the conversation where Molly will take up Kristina on her initial offer to carry the child for her and TJ (Tahj Bellow)?


In another key moment, James thinks Cody (Josh Kelly) would make a great big brother, which then gets Felicia (Kristina Wagner) flashing back to when Cody told Mac that it turns out Mac is not his bio-dad. Felicia senses something is not right. Is she finally on to the fact that Cody lied to Mac? Stay tuned.


So, who do you think sent the letter to Ava about killing Austin? Is it Nikolas? Cyrus? Mason? Could it be Ava herself, who doesn’t remember she did the deed, or could it be someone else? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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General Hospital Pays Tribute to Tyler Christopher at End of Episode, ABC Exec Nathan Varni Shares: “You’ll Always Be In Our Hearts”

If you caught the end of the Monday, November 27th Thanksgiving episode of General Hospital, the ABC daytime drama ended the show with a special dedication to Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas Cassadine), who passed away on October 31st at the age of 50.

With a very touching title card, and a photo of Tyler from his younger days as the dark prince of the Cassadine clan, it read, “In Loving Memory of Tyler Christopher.”

On Tuesday, November 28th, ABC Current Series executive, Nathan Varni, who oversees Grey’s Anatomy, The Conners, Station 19 and General Hospital for the network, shared on X some additional thoughts on Tyler’s contributions to the GH family.

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Varni expressed: “This lovely tribute card was shown at the end of yesterday’s episode of GH In loving memory of Tyler Christopher. Thanks for bringing Nikolas Cassadine to life on our screens, you’ll always be in our hearts. RIP.”

Tyler played the role of GH’s Nikolas from 1996–1999, 2003–2011, and lastly from 2013–2016. He also took on the role of Connor Bishop from 2004–2005. The late actor took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2016 for his work as Nikolas.

Share your thoughts on GH honoring Tyler at the end of their Thanksgiving episode via the comment section below.

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GH’s Scarlett Fernandez on Charlotte’s Mindset: “She Completely Believes That Anna is Out to Get Her”

Once returning to General Hospital, Scarlett Fernandez (Charlotte) has been involved in a juicy storyline, where an impressionable young Charlotte Cassadine has been persuaded almost brain-washed, if you will, via a letter from Victor Cassadine from the grave.

In it, he implores Charlotte to keep Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) away from her father, Valentin (James Patrick Stuart). So, taking that to heart, Charlotte burned Anna’s house down and much more.  When she gets shot by Anna after intruding into the super spy’s apartment, the stakes get even higher.

Valenin had figured out that Charlotte was stalking Anna and trying to do her harm, but did not inform Anna. That has caused a major rift in their relationship.  Meanwhile, Laura (Genie Francis) and Valentin confronted Charlotte after she returned home from the hospital.

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In her latest interview with Soap Opera Digest, Fernandez shared on getting to play this kind of story: “It’s definitely an honor because when I was little, I was getting storylines, but this is just crazy! I kind of feel like I’m treated like an adult on the show now, almost, and it’s just been great. I’ve been given great stuff and the fact that Frank (Valentini, EP, GH) and all of his co-workers have trusted me has just been an amazing feeling.”

With everyone confronting Charlotte on her dirty deeds against Anna, and her denying it, Fernandez weighs-in on just where Charlotte is at this point in her mind: “I think that she definitely realizes that the people around her don’t believe her and don’t trust her and I think that really frustrates her because she completely believes that Anna is out to get her. So that (the adults in her life don’t believe her) is hard for her.”

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There is also burgeoning chemistry between Jake (Hudson West) and Charlotte! So what does Fernandez think of that? Is she using him, or could be the beginning of young love? She expressed: “I think it’s definitely a little bit of both. I think that maybe she and Jake are partners-in-crime, but I also think that Jake has or will have a good influence on her. She just really needs someone to be there for her and for her to be able to confide in and I think that he has been that.”

So, have you been enjoying Scarlett’s performances as a troubled Charlotte? Would you like to see Jake and Charlotte have a ‘date’? Do you think Charlotte needs deprogramming to help her out of the grip that Victor has on her; as she believes Anna is the cause of all the trouble that will come her father’s way, if she doesn’t find a way to get rid of her? Weigh-in via the comment section below.

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