All that's missing are the mullets. A trip to the General Hospital soundstage these days feels like an express pass to the 1980s, especially during the filming of the big fan-fave event known as the Nurses Ball. The red-carpet soiree — airing April 5, 8 and 9 as part of the soap's 50th anniversary celebration — has Rick Springfield returning as Dr. Noah Drake, who will take to the stage and rock out "Jessie's Girl." Off on the sidelines, Frisco (Jack Wagner) is trying to woo back his Reagan-era love Felicia (Kristina Wagner), while Anna (Finola Hughes) is once again in the arms of her Duke (Ian Buchanan). And look, it's the long-lost Nurse B obbie (Jackie Zeman)! Fitness guru Richard Simmons, another '80s fixture in Port Charles, is on hand as the charity gala's pushy choreographer. But not even he can get these oldies sweatin'.
Will General Hospital ever put an end to the 30-year feud between the Spencers and the Cassadines? Lord, let's hope not! The classy, fab-tastic Constance Towers returns to the soap June 30 as demon widow Helena Cassadine who, when last seen, had messed with the DNA tests of baby Aiden to make it seem he's a Cassadine when, in fact, he's a Spencer.
Big Bad Mama is back! The ever-lovely Constance Towers will return to General Hospital next month as killer granny Helena Cassadine, just as the truth about baby Aiden's paternity is all set to explode...
Reliable rumor has it that General Hospital's Brad Maule (Dr. Tony Jones) will be among the casualties of an encephalitis outbreak soon to strike Port Charles. And it'll be Helena Cassadine (Constance Towers) who unleashes the deadly plague that brings classic characters Holly and Robert Scorpio (Emma Samms and Tristan Rogers) back to town.
Speaking of Towers, she plays a tragic alcoholic on tonight's episode of Criminal Minds
. Look for her to share quality screen time with series regular Shemar Moore
(ex-Malcolm, The Young and the Restless