After we grow up, we come to realize that Santa’s gifts don’t often fill the day with entertainment like they used to! But fear not General Hospital fans because SOAPnet has your Christmas night planned out for you with a “The Most of Christmas Past” marathon starting at 8:00 PM (EST).

The first classic episode comes from December 24, 1996. Sonny works at a Christmas tree lot. (Sound familiar?) while Jax and Brenda spend the holiday together. Jason spends time with Lila and a very young Robin. Next up will be an episode from December 24, 1998. Lucky and Liz exchange their very first (of many!) ‘I love you’ and then exchange gifts with Nikolas and Em. Edward plays Santa at General Hospital and Alan reads the Christmas story to all of the sick children. Finally, SOAPnet will air an episode from December 24, 2004, in which Ric and Alexis share a Christmas Eve miracle. Sonny and Carly have a special evening and Emily visits Nikolas in jail!

Throughout the three-hour marathon, Bradford Anderson (Spinelli) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie) will be featured in little snippets of holiday dialogue about their family traditions. (See here for an example of the fun!)

Sounds like a perfect way to wrap up a busy holiday, don’t you think? Your loving General Hospital Writer might just partake as well!