Garf flew out to Los Angeles last weekend to tape the special episodes. Normally the show does not tape on weekends, but a special exception was made for
According to the Huffington Post, Frano first appeared on the soap back in 2009 as a serial killer, named Robert "Franco" Frank. Clearly ABC wants you to know who is playing the role in case you don't recognize him. And why not? I'm no soap enthusiast, but I don't think actors of Franco's caliber go on soaps for the thrill of it usually.
This is a big deal for Garf obviously. Not many Houston radio talents go on soap operas to be killed off by an Oscar nominee and show host. Even more special for the Garf clan, his wife has been watching the show for nearly 30 years. She likes the soap so much, that for his marriage proposal to her, Garf videotaped himself on one knee with a ring and edited into an episode of GH they were watching. That sounds like above and beyond.
As for Franco, you might be calling him doc soon. That's because he has been accepted for the doctoral program in literature and creative writing at the University of Houston.
General Hospital airs at 2pm on KTRK 13 in Houston.