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WATCH: The Late Gerald Gordon As Dr. Nick Bellini Get Into A Hospital Brawl On RETRO TV's Preview Of THE DOCTORS!

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Oh, how we love this clip from Retro TV’s upcoming relaunch of NBC’s classic soap opera The Doctors! 

Last week, Retro TV posted on their facebook page this teaser from the soap that featured James Pritchett (Dr. Matt Powers) and Elizabeth Hubbard (Althea Davis)  at the epicenter of it, but also featured the hot tempered and sexy Dr. Nick Bellini played by the late Gerald Gordon.  Gordon would later appear on General Hospital as Dr. Mark Dante!

In this classic clip from The Doctors, watch as the “Brotherhood of Healing” takes a drastic turn when Dr. Bellini has at it out with another doc in a hospital clinic office!  So much for the brotherhood!  It’s campy, cheesy, and just what the doctor ordered!

Watch it after the jump! Then let us know if you are looking forward to seeing The Doctors again, and if you remember Gerald Gordon as Nick Bellini who fell in love with Althea Davis played by Elizabeth Hubbard!

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Sandy
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Sandy

Hilarious! Love the dramatic music!

JeffyJC
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Someone in the comments said the other Doctor he is fighting with is actor Terry Kiser who played Dr John Rice 1967-69. The video looks good like it was remastered

Robert
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Robert

Love it Can’t wait for this to air every day. This is a real classic soap opera.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

I thought i had retro but its retroplex…so i wont get to watch…dang…from the late 60s to late 70s this was one great hospital drama…the way a soap about a hosptial should be: great characters like Liz who took an experimental drug and nearly died when she almost fell off a hospital ledge…playboy Steve in his early years and married the neurotic Dr. Karen Werner, little Greta who became a bad seed child after being bitten by an infected rabbit, singer Lauri James who became a nurse because of fear of performing in public, the villians Dr. John Morrison and… Read more »

Omar
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Omar

Wow..Maybe you should write a letter to GH, because they really need new and fresh ideas for decent and entertaining story lines..and Y&R which I finally stop watching. I will look for The Doctors on Retro’s.

davlestev1
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davlestev1

Jimh(leave it to beaver) if you have retro tv as an OTA station as most markets do then just get a converter box and use another tv to watch. That’s what i’m going to do because TimeWarner dropped the station.

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

I love a staged fight, especially the kind that doesn’t require furniture to be knocked over. lol

elm1951
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elm1951

i wish i had retro tv in my area…………………….:(

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

I have a digital antenna attached to my TV in my bedroom, otherwise I would be SOL with Time Warner.

KateA
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KateA

Wish they would create an app so everyone could watch. They really need to put it online. I would pay to watch it!

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

I don’t think retrotv are allowed to put The Doctors online. Online media is not in their contract .

Pendylove
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Pendylove

I’m thrilled to see The Doctors make a come-back! Won’t miss it!

Patricio
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Patricio

My only regret is my dear Mother and Aunt Annie are not here to watch this. It was the background of their lives as they raised my siblings and me! How they loved the show.

They don’t make ’em like that anymore!

Good Luck !!!!

Veronica
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Veronica

Now if only they could rerun Another World….

Joanne Gill
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Joanne Gill

Thank you for the clip of Nick Bellini, I used to visit him regularly on the set of the Doctors in the 1970’s please show more clips of him. I miss him and loved him so much. Thank you

Joanne Gill
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Joanne Gill

Gerald Gordon was a wonderful person

Barbara
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Barbara

When I was in 7th grade we took a tour of the NBC studio in in NYC. I saw Gerald Gordon in the lab. He waved to me and looked as if I recognized him. Will never forget that day.

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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Latest Project In Development At Hulu

If former All My Chldren stars, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Ex-Hayley and Mateo) are not busy enough with a morning talk show, television roles and producing projects, here comes word of yet another from them.

Now the lovebirds latest entry into a limited series from their Milojo Production entity is in development at Hulu.  Based on Siliva Moreno-Garcia’s best-selling horror thriller novel Mexican Gothic, Milojo acquired the rights to develop the fiction fantasy book for television in a competitive situation, according to Deadline,

In story in the novel, Mexican Gothic follows Noemí Taboada, a young socialite who travels to the Mexican countryside and the mountains of Hidalgo in hopes of rescuing her cousin, who has recently married into a reclusive mining family, after receiving a frantic letter in the mail. Noemí seeks to unveil the family’s violent and menacing secrets, but her confidence is quickly threatened and there may be no escaping the walls of her strange, new home.

“We feel like we hit the literary jackpot, and cannot wait to bring Silvia’s gorgeous writing to life, together with Hulu,” Ripa shared on the news.  While Moreno-Garcia added, “I am excited to see the novel come to life and to meet the talented, diverse crew and cast members that will take us on this journey.”

So what do you think of Kelly and Mark’s latest acquisition turned soon in to a limited series? Comment below.

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GH Faves Finola Hughes, Ian Buchanan, Brooklyn Rae Silzer, Marc Anthony Samuel In New IGTV Series, ‘Enter Exit’

This week, General Hospital’s Finola Hughes (Anna) and some very good friends and acting partners debuted in a new IGTV series, directed by Hughes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s a thriller! What else would we expect from the woman who plays super spy Anna Devane on the ABC daytime drama series.

The IGTV (Instagam’s longer video application) series is called, Enter Exit, and there are 11 episodes, and the first one dropped on Monday.  It is  written by TV scribe Matt Boren, and also stars some of Port Charles’ longtime favorites that include: Ian Buchanan (Ex-Duke), Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma) and Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix).

Hughes told SOD how she was inspired to come up with the concept for the show:  “I started to think about, if you’re in lockdown, what would be a narrative where you could act in a vacuum, basically? I first started thinking about what my character would be — a retired (government) agent. And then there’s some reason that I’m retired. And I started to think about stationary shots and walking into your closeup and all those kinds of things. I left (the rest) with Matt; it was basically, ‘Whatever he writes, we’ll do.’ And I just sort of concentrated on how, feasibly, we could do it.”’

Boren, who has been an ardent viewer of GH from its hey day, shared on working off Hughes seeds of an idea to what Enter Exit is about: “In a sense, it’s a local detective thriller that starts out small — and understandably so as season one takes place during the pandemic. However, what we seed throughout these first 11 mini-episodes hints at a show that longs to be on a much larger, more global scale. We were absolutely inspired by ’80s GH — the WSB, the espionage and larger than life stories that were so thrilling, and through Devane/Scorpio/Lavery/Donnelly/Jones, so grounded. Throw that in with some Killing Eve, X-Files and (this will make sense down the line) Stranger Things, and you have a recipe that might be pages away in our cookbook.”

Now check out episode 1 below featuring Hughes and Silzer and make sure to follow Finola’s IG account for all-new installments of Enter Exit.

So, what do you think about the concept of the series? Excited to see more? Let us know via the comment section.

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Another World Reunion On Tap With Alice Barrett, Alicia Coppola, Anna Stuart & More

What to know more about how Frankie Frame was killed-off in an unpopular storyline move on Another World? Well, you may get more insight when stars of the beloved NBC daytime drama visit with Alan Locher in his Locher Room You Tube channel.

The online virtual reunion will happen next Thursday, August 13th at 2 pm. EST/11 am PST.

Joining Alan will be: Alice Barrett Mitchell (Frankie Frame / Anne O’Donnell), Kale Brown (Michael Hudson), Alicia Coppola (Lorna Devon), Anna Stuart (Donna Love)  and Christine Tucci (Amanda Cory Harrison).

To log on see the live event click here.

Ready to visit the good ole’ days and drama of Bay City and Another World? Comment below.

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