This past year was a roller coaster ride for soap fans as casting shockers dominated the news!
Which story left you reeling the most? Was it Tyler Christopher's unexpected decision not to return as GENERAL HOSPITAL's Nikolas after his vacation? Or perhaps it was Justin Hartley (Adam) leaving THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS for primetime?
Browse through our countdown of the top comings and goings of the year and let us know how you would rank them!
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20. Because portrayer Ingo Rademacher happened to be in California for a little while, GH was able to bring Jax back onto the canvas to be part of Josslyn’s kidney transplant storyline. And later in the year, the actor's availability allowed for another stint. Sadly for fans, his visits to Port Charles remained brief.