For weeks, fans have been asking what episodes SOAPnet will show during their upcoming marathon in honor of GENERAL HOSPITAL's 50th anniversary. Well, get ready to make some room on your DVR's, because we now know the 50 episodes that will be featured beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, March 29th... and here they are!
The very first episode from 1963 finds Angie (who?) fretting about her damaged face. Meanwhile, Peggy is plenty ticked that the stupid hospital has gotten in the way of her fun time with beau Steve Hardy!
Luke and Laura prepare for their 1981 wedding. As it turns out, a lot of people show up.
Lauke and Laura's wedding is crashed by Helena Cassadine... who smells suspiciously of White Diamonds.
Read more after the jump!
In 1993, Jason and Brenda figure out the truth about Karen, while Luke and Laura are about to go over a waterfall!
In 1994, Luke and Laura tell Lucky he's going to be a big brother, Miguel (Ricky Martin) gets a job, Robin and Stone get good news and Brenda flirts with Sonny.
Laura wakes up from her coma in 2006 (time flies when you're having fun... or, um, unconscious!), Ric tries to frame Sam, and Alexis agrees to let Carly and Sonny care for her kids. (Lord, woman, have you met them?)
Flashing back to 1963, Steve and Jesse tackle a tough case, Jesse admits she's worked about the age difference between her and Phil Brewer. That's right... Jessie was a cougar!
Leslie helps Monica give birth in 1979. Proving no good deed goes unpunished, she's rewarded with the news that her husband fathered Monica's baby! Meanwhile, Edward and Tracy fear the worst.
Jeff wonders if he has a future with Anne in this 1980 episode, while Rick and Leslie get a divorce and Jennifer invites Laura and Scott to go sailing with her and Luke. (What could possibly go wrong?)
In 1980, Monica gets a blood test to prove who is the father of her baby, Luke confronts Frank Smith, Amy promises to keep a secret. (Yeah, right!)
As Port Charles celebrates July 4th, 1980, Scott and Laura plan to mark their first anniversary, Bobbie covers for her brother, and Monica tries getting Alan to confess that he's been a bad, bad boy.
Heather prepares to kill Diana, who finally tells Jeff the truth about PJ. (You know him better as Steven "Get Mommy A BLT!" Lars) Meanwhile, Alan shows Susan their new love nest!
In 1981, Luke, Laura and Robert hang out on the island... and discover the Cassadines are literally beneath their feet! Meanwhile, Hutch and Rose grow closer, and Tiffany gets upset with Victor.
Continuing the 1981 Ice Princess story, time is running out and Luke must figure out how to save the world as that rarest of weather conditions, a summer blizzard, hits Port Charles!
Luke and Laura honeymoon in Beacher's Corners, and Robert is hesitant to commit to Tiffany in 1981.
In this episode from 1983, Holly agrees to marry Robert so she won't be deported. Too bad supposedly-dead true love Luke isn't as dead as rumor would have it! Meanwhile, Susan is furious with Scotty, and Blackie (John Stamos) helps Lou hide.
In 1983, Luke and Holly fight after he comes home to find out -- surprise! -- she married his best friend.
The 1984 episode in which Frisco unmasks -- er, unhats -- Felicia. Meanwhile, Jimmy Lee suspects Beatrice was murdered by a Quartermaine!
Frisco and Felicia's 1986 wedding... complete with the groom serenading his bride! Meanwhile, Anna is intrigued by a new dude named Duke Lavery.
In 1991, Robert and Anna go from wanting to destroy each other to wanting to make out... hey, it happens! Meanwhile, Frisco frees Robert, things get wonky during a protest against an ELQ ship, and Robert is reunited with his brother!
The 1994 tearjerker in which Tony says farewell to BJ.
Monica thinks she's lost her sexy following her 1995 mastectomy, while Mac is ticked that Robin and Stone have made love.
Luke and Sonny take out Scully's men in 1995, while Stone frets he's passed his infection along to Robin. Elsewhere, Frisco and Felicia make sweet, sweet love. (Is there any other kind?)
Get out the hankies! It's 1995, and Stone is about to bite the dust. Meanwhile, Lucy thinks her duck is trying to send her a message.
The 1995 car accident that changed Jason Quartermaine into a whole new man. Brenda, Robin and Sonny spread Stone's ashes.
In 1996, the Q clan meets the new, not necessarily improved -- as far as they're concerned -- Jason.
Midnight, Sunday, March 31st
Jax tries to distract Brenda from her 1996 heartache by taking her shopping, and a vixen named Carly Roberts (Sarah Joy Brown) arrives in Port Chuck!
Two little words sum up this 1996 episode: Clink... boom!
Lucky isn't thrilled to find out in 1996 that he has a brother. Meanwhile, news spreads that Dr. Steve Hardy has died.
In 1996, Robin convinces Jason she wants to be with him and they make (all together now!) sweet, sweet love. Meanwhile, Sonny celebrates Stone's birthday, and the Cassadines cause trouble at Luke and Laura's latest wedding.
1996 is a bad year for Bobbie as she finds her husband in bed trampy Carly. And at that exact moment, Luke's putting the pieces together about Carly's true identity!
What do you do if you're trapped in a cave and think you're gonna die? Well, if it's 1997 -- and you happen to be Sonny and Brenda -- you make sweet, sweet love!
In 1997, Carly pours vodka on A.J. -- breaking our rule about not wasting alcohol! -- and then ruins Monica and Alan's anniversary by telling them their son's fallen off the wagon!
in 1997, Sonny leaves Brenda at the altar. Ouch! (Jax, meanwhile, cozies up to V, while A.J. demands to know if he's Carly's babydaddy!)
Jason Quartermaine seems to emerge long enough to save Nikolas after he's injured in a shoot-out at Luke's club in 1997.
In 1998, Carly proves that the best surprise is no surprise by telling Bobbie they are mother and daughter. Felicia figures out who the real Mac is the old fashioned way: with a kissing contest!
Lucky helps Liz after she is raped in 1998, while Ned and Alexis celebrate Valentine's Day by... you know! Sweet, sweet lovin' time again!
Brenda and Jax try and keep a secret during the 1998 Bacchanalia Ball, while Luke and Alexis hatch an ill-fated scheme.
Thinking Brenda dead -- and really, haven't we all made that mistake at some point? -- Jax reflects on their love in this 1998 offering. Meanwhile, Liz and Lucky share their first kiss!
In 1999, Robin does what no one else will by telling A.J. he's Michael's dad, then has an "uh-oh!" moment and runs to tell Jason what she's done. Meanwhile, Emily finds Nikolas in bed with Katherine. Whoopsie!
It's 1999, and Lucky is believed dead thanks to a fire, causing all kinds of heartache for Luke, Laura and Liz.
You know what you don't expect to find in your panic room? A woman chained to the wall. But Liz finds what Ric's been hiding in this 2003 episode!
It's 2004, and the Port Charles hotel is on fire! As you might imagine, much drama ensues!
Nikolas and Emily wed in 2004, fearing he's about to be arrested for murder. Meanwhile, Sam gets tipsy and kisses Jason!
Worlds may not collide, but two trains do in this 2005 episode. And proving she's never had the best of timing, Alexis goes into labor in the aftermath!
The morgue gets a little busier as Tony dies in this 2006 episode. Meanwhile, Patrick tells Emily she has to decide whether to save Nikolas or Sonny... you know, from the virus. The one that killed Tony. Are you not paying attention?
Luke and Laura spend their 25th anniversary renewing their vows in 2006, while Jason and Sam carve out a little time for romance.
Alan fights for his life following the 2007 Metro Court hostage crisis. Spoiler alert: He dies. (Why does anyone stay in this hotel? First, it burns, then everyone's taken hostage! This town needs a Holiday Inn!)
In this sweet 2008 offering, Robin and Patrick introduce everyone to newborn Emma Grace. In a not so sweet subplot, Luke has to save Laura as she's dangling over a cliff in a car!
In 2012, Ned and Skye return for Edward's funeral, and the family reflects on their beloved patriarch.