Full episodes of General Hospital can be watched online at the ABC website, as of 2015; however, to stream them, users need to select their cable providers and sign in. Subscribers to Hulu can also watch numerous episodes of General Hospital online, though this requires a monthly payment.
Unfortunately, there are no legal ways to watch General Hospital online for free without a cable provider or Hulu subscription, as of 2015. Even with either of those options, only the latest episodes from the current season can be watched online. However, there are many clips from classic episodes of General Hospital on YouTube for fans to enjoy.