Ever since those balmy days in August, 1981 when Mikkos Cassadine attempted to freeze the city of Port Charles, located in upstate New York, with a “weather machine” located on a faraway tropical island, General Hospital has been known for its over-the-top storylines. The city has since been infested with vampires, ghosts, mob families, mad scientists, spies of every stripe, evil geniuses capable of bringing the dead back to life … there was even a hunky alien named Casey searching for three all-powerful crystals from his home planet of Lumina. I was good with all of that, but none of it prepared me for that visit last week by Colonel Sanders on a mission to protect the secret formula for his fried chicken batter. It crossed some kind of line in a product placement stunt that I would not have believed had I not seen it myself.
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