"40 and Fabulous"

General Hospital celebrates four decades of off-the-charts romance
Excerpt from the article in TV Guide - March 29, 2003 Issue
Written by Michael Logan

Sonny & Brenda

Talk about a mob hit! Those GH doctors and their E.R. dilemmas suddenly seemed passé in 1993 when underworld kingpin Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) showed up in Port Charles and took the town – and audience – by storm. Then he got hit by a little tornado named Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil). These maddeningly complex lovers – he’s a hot head, ill-manered control freak; she’s a neurotic, diaster-prone sexpot with “daddy” issues – were a match made in hell. But they sent us to soap-opera heaven.