Episode Guide for General Hospital from 1990 -1999
Highlights for “GH” in the 1990s
Monica Quartermaine (Leslie Charleson) told nurse Dawn Winthrop (Jennifer Guthrie), Ned Ashton’s (Wally Kurth) girlfriend, that she was her daughter. Tony Jones (Brad Maule) and Bobbie Spencer (Jacklyn Zeman) went to a tropical island to marry and found Decker Moss (Michael Watson) hiding with amnesiac Felicia Cummings (Kristina Wagner). Back home Felicia chose Frisco Jones (Jack Wagner) over husband Colton Shore (Scott Thompson Baker). Mob boss Victor Jerome (Jack Axelrod) escaped jail but died, and Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring) made off with his diamonds. She and Alan Quartermaine (Stuart Damon) began an affair. Julian Jerome (Jason Culp) plotted to kill Duke Lavery (Greg Beecroft), who everyone thought was dead but had returned as Jonathan Paget. Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) thought this new person killed Duke. Simone Hardy (Felecia Bell) gave birth and Dr. Harrison Davis (Kevin Best) doctored the paternity results to make him the dad, not her husband Tom Hardy (Matthew Ashford). Harrison left town when exposed. Olivia St. John (Tonja Walker) broke out of the mental hospital and kidnapped Colton. They fell in love. Edward Quartermaine’s (David Lewis, John Ingle) real will put Alan and Tracy Quartermaine (Jane Elliott) in charge of ELQ. Lucy got pregnant. Monica dumped Alan and he married Lucy not knowing the baby might also belong to Scott Baldwin (Kin Shriner). Olivia was killed by Julian, then Julian was killed in a shootout with Duke, who died in Anna’s arms. Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) remained devoted to Anna and their daughter Robin from the sidelines. Cesar Faison (Anders Hove) controlled Sean Donely (John Reilly) to get close to Anna. Frisco married Felicia and she had Maria Maximilliana Jones (Chelsey and Kahley Cuff; Ashley and Jessica Clark; Elaine and Melanie Silver; Robyn Richards). Decker fell in love with Dawn but was framed for her murder and left town. Cheryl Stansbury (Jennifer Anglin) learned her baby was alive and hired Robert to find him. It was Bobbie’s adopted son Lucas. Cheryl left town with the baby and Tony and Bobbie’s marriage ended. Frisco joined Robert at the PCPD and encountered his brother Mac Scorpio (John J. York), who he despised. When Robert was critically injured, Mac went to trial and found support in Jenny Eckert (Cheryl Richardson), whose brother Bill Eckert (Anthony Geary) was identical to his cousin Luke. An earthquake hit. Felicia was temporary paralyzed and Mac escaped prison. Robert and Frisco went looking for him. Robert was shot and nursed back to health by Anna and they remarried. Mac met a beautiful deaf woman, Dominique Taub (Shell Danielson), and took her away from her abusive husband. Lila Quartermaine (Anna Lee) sent Lucy on a cruise after she miscarried, and Alan made plans for divorce. Bobbie and Tony moved back into the brownstone with Barbara Jean, BJ (Brighton Hertford). Mac opened The Outback and he and Dominique fell in love. Jenny had two loves – Ned and Paul Hornsby (Paul Satterfield), who married Tracy. Monica and Alan eloped. Tiffany Hill (Sharon Wyatt) married Sean. Frisco went back to the WSB and wanted Felicia and Maxie to join him. First she helped singer Connor Olivera (Michael Lynch) find out his real father was Sean. Edward returned alive. Bill was being pressured to kill Robert. Bill and Robert faked a shootout, but Cesar’s cohort Harlan Barrett (Michael Cole) stepped in. Bill killed Harlan and the cartel disbanded.
Cesar kidnapped Anna and both supposedly died in a boat explosion. Mac became Robin’s (Kimberly McCullough) guardian and he and Dominique broke up. Dominique began modeling for a perfume company Deception started by Lucy, her lover Scott, and Harlan’s daughter, Julia Barrett (Crystal Carson). Lucy and Scott broke up and he was drawn to Dominique. Holly Scorpio (Emma Samms), thought dead, returned and began to date Bill. Paul wasn’t willing to let go of Jenny despite his marriage to Tracy. Ned and Jenny married, angering Tracy. Troubled teenager Karen Wexler (Cari Shayne; Jennifer Hammon; Marie Wilson) began to date fellow student Jason Quartermaine (Steve Burton), who was celebrated by his family as much as his older brother AJ Quartermaine (Gerald Hopkins; Sean Kanan; Billy Warlock) was denounced. Bay boy Jagger Cates (Antonio Sabato Jr.) was drawn to Karen too. Felicia returned without Frisco and was drugged and lost her memories. She grew close to Mac and pediatrician Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom), who was drugging her. When Felicia realized the truth, she tried to kill Ryan and was committed. Scott and Dominque tied the knot in Vegas. Tracy ended Ned’s marriage to Jenny by exposing she had given a child up for adoption at the age of 16. Ned turned to Julia, Paul comforted Jenny, and Tracy was on the outs. Julia’s half-sister Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil) set her sights on Jagger who could not resist the pull of Brenda’s bed. Still, Karen chose Jagger over Jason. Brenda took a job at the Quartermaine mansion and dated Jason. When Cheryl died in a car accident, Tiffany fought Bobbie for her nephew. Lucy tried to seduce Scott, but he stayed faithful to Dominique, who was diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor. Lucy agreed to be a surrogate. Dominique died before Serena Baldwin (Carly Schroeder) was born. Julia ended things with Ned. Paul cheated with Jenny and Tracy left town with their son Dillon (Kevin and Michael Jacobson; Jacob Smith; PJ Aliseo). After Tiff lost custody of Lucas, Sean stepped out on her with lawyer Jessica Holmes (Starr Andreef). When Tiff found out, she went into premature labor and miscarried. Ryan beat Audrey Hardy (Rachel Ames), kidnapped Maxie, and killed pregnant Jessica. His identical twin Dr. Kevin Collins (Jon Lindstrom) paid his criminal brother a visit at the mental hospital. Ryan took his identity and went to Mac and Felicia’s wedding in a murderous rage. Mac and Paul saved the day. Mac and Felicia held off on their vows, so Jenny and Paul got married. Katherine Crawford (Mary Beth Evans), arrived with plans to steal dead Dominique’s fortune. Along with boyfriend Damian Smith (Leigh McCloskey), she conspired to fraud Scotty. Scott gave Katherine a job at Deception, and he fell in love with her. Scott found out the truth at their wedding – thanks to Lucy – and he left town with Serena. Lucy tapped Brenda to be the face for Deception and she began a steamy relationship with strip club owner Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary) and his wife Laura (Genie Francis) resurfaced in Canada with their son, Lucky (Jonathan Jackson). Holly left after Bill cheated. Bill was killed trying to protect Lucky and his son Sly (Glenn Walker Harris Jr.) from Frank. Laura gave birth to Leslie Lu, and not long after Luke killed Frank. Sonny inherited Frank’s empire, and he clashed with his old mentor Joe Scully (Robert Miano). Sonny killed Joe, but the mob retaliated and attacked Luke and Laura’s house. Laura threw Luke out to provide a normal life for the children. Tiffany was ecstatic when she became pregnant with Sean’s baby, and the two left town after Luke accidentally shot Sean causing major injuries. Katherine had her sights set on Ned, but his attention was taken by tough-talking band manager Lois Cerullo (Rena Sofer), who thought he was a pharmaceutical salesman/singer Eddie Maine. The two married – but he also married Katherine, who was blackmailing his family. Lois left him and started a recording company with Brenda. After Ned’s marriage to Katherine was found invalid, Ned and Lois remarried. Mac and Felicia moved in together, but Maxie fell ill which brought Frisco back. Frisco and Felicia got close. Robin had become a rebellious teenager and was taking up Mac’s attention. Karen began stripping at Sonny’s club. Sonny got Karen hooked on drugs and she was saved one night by his roommate Stone (Michael Sutton), Jagger’s missing brother. Robin lost her virginity to Stone, who was diagnosed with AIDS and died. Robin was infected with HIV. Jagger became a cop and left town with Karen, who learned Scott was her bio-dad. Tony and Bobbie’s daughter BJ (Brighton Hertford) was killed in a bus accident. BJ’s heart saved her cousin Maxie’s life. Frisco and Felicia had one night of passion which ended Felicia and Mac, and resulted in new daughter Georgie (Alana and Marina Norwood; Ryan and Caitlin Cohen; Caroline and Elisabeth van Heil; Breck Bruns). Still, Frisco didn’t change and went off with the WSB again. Monica discovered a lump in her breast which led to a long cancer battle. One of the singers on Lois and Brenda’s L&B Records was Miguel Morez (Ricky Martin). He had been engaged to a girl named Lily Rivera (Lilly Melgar) in Puerto Rico, whose mobster father Hernando Rivera (Ismael “East” Carlo) put a hit on him. Lily told Miguel they had a son who was adopted. Sonny and Lily fell in love. Many men thought Lily was too good for Sonny, including Edward’s grandson Justus Ward (Joseph C. Phillips; Monti Sharp), PCPD Det. Marcus Taggert (Real Andrews) and Detective Alex Garcia (George Alvarez; Eddie Velez). Brenda was devastated. She convinced Jasper Jacks (Ingo Rademacher), spurned by Lois, to help her make Sonny jealous. Sonny decided to leave Lily, but Lily was pregnant. Sonny recommitted himself to his wife, but her father planted a car bomb to take Sonny out. The bomb killed Lily and the unborn baby instead, and Hernando died of a heart attack. Sonny used the money left to him to build the Stone Cates Memorial Aids Wing. Simone and Tom divorced and she briefly became engaged to Justus. After Jason suffered a severe head injury in a drunk driving accident caused by AJ, his personality changed. Emily Quartermaine (Amber Tamlyn) and Robin helped, but he began working for Sonny. After Bobbie’s daughter Carly Benson (Sarah Joy Brown), who she gave up for adoption, got pregnant by AJ, Jason pretended to be the father. Tony thought he might be Michael’s father, and kidnapped Michael and Robin. Jason rescued them. Robin told AJ he was the dad. Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) saved his half-sister Lulu with his bone marrow. He bonded with Emily and the two became involved. Young Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) moved in with her grandmother Audrey and her sister Sarah Webber (Jennifer Sky). She had a crush on Lucky, but he had eyes for Sarah. Elizabeth was raped and Lucky helped her. When Lucky was presumed dead, Jason helped Elizabeth deal. Jason was dating Carly, but she slept with Sonny out of jealousy.
– Hollie Deese