The first episode ever revolves around Nurse Jessie Brewer, Dr. Steve Hardy and his patient, Angie Costello. Angie was in a severe car accident that left her requiring hours of surgery to correct her face. Feeling insecure about her looks, Angie contemplated suicide, but Dr. Steve and Nurse Jessie managed to talk her out of it. (ABC Photo Archives)
Other Notable Decade Events:
Nurse Jessie Brewer has a turbulent relationship with her younger husband, Dr. Phil Brewer.
Dr. Steve Hardy falls for flight attendant, Audrey March.
Audrey's sister, Nurse Lucille, marries the GH janitor, Al Weeks.