The Best Episodes of General Hospital
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018
General Hospital, the Emmy Award-Winning drama series hailed by critics as the 'The Greatest Soap Opera of All Time', recently celebrated 40 years of broadcasting. The program inspired Port Charles, the spin-off series that premiered in June 1997, and ended October 2003. GH has had lots of movie and tv stars (and those in the making) over the years such as Demi Moore, Jack Wagner, Vanessa Marcil, Elizabeth Taylor, Ricky Martin, Rick Springfield, John Stamos, among others, as well as other soap opera stars.General Hospital is the longest-running dramatic serial on the ABC Network, and is the longest-running daytime drama produced on the West Coast. In May of 2000, General Hospital made Daytime Emmy history as the only Daytime drama to ever receive the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama series a record seven times, marking the show's fifth win in six years (1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2000). It had also garnered the Emmy Award as Outstanding Daytime Drama Series in 1980-8
#1 - #13772
Season 54 - Episode 242
Laura's fixations puts a strain on her relationship; Liv taunts Griffin; Valentin ties up loose ends with Nora.
#2 - #14019
Season 55 - Episode 244
Franco is uncertain of his future; Nelle grows frustrated; Carly is pleasantly surprised; Alexis rises to Finn's defense; Andre encourages Anna to live her life.
#3 - #14108
Season 56 - Episode 83
Sonny tries to understand how things got so out of hand; Michael hears more than enough; Jason forces his hand; Maxie and Nina have a heart-to-heart; Finn defends Anna's actions.
#4 - #13826
Season 55 - Episode 51
Sam is on the edge; Anna stops by Lulu's; Amy has a favor to ask.
#5 - #13823
Season 55 - Episode 48
Carly enlists the help of an unlikely ally; Anna gets unsettling news; Kiki lashes out at Dillon.
#6 - #14039
Season 56 - Episode 14
Chase catches Sonny off guard; Kim encourages Julian to support his family; Griffin is unsuccessful; Liz sympathizes with Franco's possible triggers; Joss is overwhelmed.
#7 - #14038
Season 56 - Episode 13
Anna strikes out, but pushes on; Maxie ambushes Nina; Elizabeth offers words of encouragement; Kiki runs into Molly; Jordan gets a lead.
#8 - #13820
Season 55 - Episode 45
Carly seeks out Jason; Sonny is confident things will work themselves out; Valentin introduces a new game.
#9 - #13943
Season 55 - Episode 168
Sam fights for her future; Franco wrestles with his conscience; Liz defends her intentions.
#10 - #14010
Season 55 - Episode 235
Sam is ready to take the next step; Liz is grateful to Jason; Sonny and Carly come to a decision that affects their family; Maxie is ready to learn the truth; Nina is hopeful.
#11 - #13386
Season 53 - Episode 109
Carly and Sonny bond over their love of family and hope that Michael will come to the wedding. Franco shares some disturbing news with Nina. Maxie shares some good news with Nathan. Kiki makes a stunning reveal to Ava. A distressed Morgan turns to Michael for guidance.
#12 - #14012
Season 55 - Episode 237
Franco risks losing everything; Nelle shows her maternal side; Michael is propositioned; Finn calls Alexis; Curtis is taken aback.
#13 - #13476
Season 53 - Episode 199
Valerie unwittingly helps out the wrong person; Lulu's guilt gets the better of her; Anna seeks Robert's help.
#14 - #13779
Season 54 - Episode 249
Nelle is put on notice; Valentin tries to fill in the blanks; Sam begins her own investigation.
#17 - #13778
Season 54 - Episode 248
Franco seeks advice from an unlikely source; Liz confides in Kiki; Jason takes necessary steps to protect his family.
#18 - #13919
Season 55 - Episode 144
Sam's celebration is cut short; Carly demands answers; Cassandra outmaneuvers an opponent.
#19 - #13776
Season 54 - Episode 246
Ava pays a hefty price for silence; Carly gets an ultimatum; Alexis is startled by an unexpected guest.
#20 - #13773
Season 54 - Episode 243
Sonny faces Morgan's killer; Finn fights to keep his secret; Franco shares his concerns.
#21 - #13513
Season 53 - Episode 236
Griffin is stumped by Tracy's test results; Lulu's declaration gives Dante new hope; Sonny and Carly take a long, hard look at the direction of their relationship; Baxter covers when Sam starts asking too many probing questions about Hayden.
#22 - #13846
Season 55 - Episode 71
Laura warns Spencer; Kiki's good intentions backfire; Nathan goes rogue.
#23 - #13771
Season 54 - Episode 241
Anna delivers an ultimatum; Nelle entertains an interesting proposition; Hayden dodges Liz's questions.
#24 - #13770
Season 54 - Episode 240
Carly can't see past Sonny's betrayal; Valentin catches Lulu off guard; Anna lays into Andre.