‘General Hospital’: This Supervillain Is Making a Surprising Return to the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis

Former General Hospital characters have been coming again to the sequence at an extremely quick tempo since 2020 kicked off. But one recently-announced return to the present is much more shocking as a result of this character is meant to be lifeless!

ABC's "General Hospital" - 2010
Michael Learned (Shirley), Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth), Scott Reeves (Steven) and Constance Towers (Helena) on ‘General Hospital’ in 2010 | Patrick Wymore/Walt Disney Television by way of Getty Images

Helena Cassadine and the final time she was on ‘General Hospital’

The character of Helena Cassadine is without doubt one of the longest-running characters on the present. She was first launched in 1981 because the widow of Mikkos Cassadine. Elizabeth Taylor, who was a fan of the present, appeared in a guest-starring look within the function. Taylor’s look on the present is the highest-rated hour of tv in daytime cleaning soap opera historical past.

After this look, Dimitra Arliss appeared because the character in 1996 and Constance Towers has portrayed the function on and off since 1997.

Despite the truth that character has died on display it isn’t shocking that she is coming again for a variety of causes. For one, characters come again from the lifeless on cleaning soap operas on a regular basis. Also, even when characters are nonetheless lifeless, they ceaselessly come again in dream sequences.

Considering the truth that Towers has come again nearly yearly since she first stepped into the function, that additionally makes it very clear that it doesn’t matter what, it shouldn’t be uncommon for her or the character of Helena to return.

What we all know in regards to the character’s return

The web site Highlight Hollywood first confirmed the information of Towers’ newest look. Their report reads, “For months Port Charles has been dancing around the obvious.  Helena Cassadine is returning in February to wreak havoc and to settle some scores.”

Towers’ scenes have been scheduled to start airing on Feb. 5, however because of the impeachment hearings, it received pushed again. The stint ought to solely be for about two or three episodes.

General Hospital airs on ABC every weekday.

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