It’s time to celebrate the history of daytime’s longest running soap on the air in these GENERAL HOSPITAL spoilers! April 1 marked GH’s 56th anniversary, although due to a recent preemption, the special episode marking the occasion is scheduled to air on Tuesday, April 2. To help promote the celebratory show, GH vets Jacklyn Zeman (Bobbie), Kin Shriner (Scotty), and Leslie Charleson (Monica) taped a special clip to make sure fans would be tuning in. “Believe us when we say, you don’t want to miss it,” teased Zeman.
General Hospital Promo: 56th Anniversary Special (Tomorrow)
Today marks our 56th Anniversary, an accomplishment that would have been impossible without you, the viewers, and everyone who worked tirelessly over the decades (in front of and behind the cameras) to bring General Hospital to life. Join us tomorrow, for a very special episode that honors that legacy. See you then! #GH56Posted by General Hospital on Monday, April 1, 2019
In another clip for the anniversary, John J. York (Mac) and Kristina Wagner (Felicia) reminded viewers about how special this particular episode was going to be. “We’re gonna be there,” she declared. “Are you?”
General Hospital Promo: 56th Anniversary (Mac + Felicia)
The wait is over! Help us celebrate 56 years of General Hospital TODAY.Posted by General Hospital on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The episode will not only celebrate the history of the show but also the character of Gail Baldwin, whose will is being read. “The hospital has changed a lot in 56 years,” Monica marvels to Bobbie as they stand at the nurses station looking around. “I think we like the drama.” And Bobbie smiles as she remarks to Scotty: “Look at us, we’re still here after all this time.”
The promo for this very special daytime event features tons of retro clips including Jon Beradino as Dr. Steve Hardy, Scotty and Laura’s wedding, a vicious fight between Lesley and Monica, Bobbie comforting a distraught Felicia, and more. And at the very end, Sonny declares: “Thank God for General Hospital,” a sentiment many fans would definitely agree with!
Check out the teaser for the milestone episode below and be sure to set your DVRs to record this particular show forever so you can watch it again and again. For more GH previews, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine.
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