How do you sum up fifty years in an hour? The official “General Hospital” fiftieth anniversary episode on Tuesday did it with an episode that managed to pay tribute to each of the show’s distinct eras while doing something nearly impossible these days: surprise viewers. It was an hour, minus the commercials, of love and […]
It turns out that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio could survive HIV, gunshots and psychopaths, but not Maxie’s purse. Ever since Kimberly McCullough decided that she was going to leave the show that she has starred on since childhood, fans have wondered how she was going to be written out.
It’s Halloween, the greatest of soap holidays. It’s the chance for characters to don elaborate expensive costumes that reveal aspects of their personality and attend masquerade parties where anything can happen. With the holiday falling on a Monday, Halloween became a four day extravaganza this year in both real life and on television. It’s unfair […]
Garin Wolf: Day One What a difference a day makes. When former headwriter Bob Guza replaced Richard Culliton as “General Hospital’s” headwriter in 1997 he put the following words into Luke Spencer’s (Tony Geary) mouth. “From now on every damn thing around here is going to be different.” Luke was, in my opinion, the character […]