First Impressions: Audrey, Alan, Brenda, Emily, Ethan, Jax and Rick Return for #GH50! (PHOTOS)

General Hospital’s 50th anniversary has brought about so many treats for fans. Hopefully, by now everyone has had a chance to watch the 50th anniversary episode. 

We’d love to read your First Impressions of Audrey (Rachel Ames), Alan (Stuart Damon), Brenda (Vanessa Marcil), Emily (Natalia Livingston), Ethan (Nathan Parsons), Jax (Ingo Rademacher) and Rick's (Chris Robinson) returns to Port Charles. See more photos after the jump!

WATCH: Genie Francis Talks General Hospital Comeback and Reveals Rachel Ames’ Return on ‘Katie’! (VIDEO)

Genie Francis returned to her old 3 pm EST timeslot this week for a visit with Katie Couric. The soap opera icon dished her return to General Hospital and dropped a few teasers about the secret Laura Spencer brought back to Port Charles with her.

Francis also revealed Rachel Ames will be reprising the role of Audrey Hardy, R.N. for the soap's 50th Anniversary. Watch the clip below!

Frank Valentini Teases 50th Anniversary Plans For General Hospital

 In an interview with TV Guide, General Hospital’s Frank Valentini dishes about his plans with Ron Carlivati for the ABC soap’s 50th Anniversary celebration.
TV Guide Magazine: What can we expect to see at the Ball?

Valentini: There will be some big story reveals over a few days. We're now doing the sketches for the set and costume designs, which are going to be really exciting.  We'll have the characters sing and dance. We'll of course have (inaugural Dancing With the Stars champ) Kelly (Monaco, who plays Sam) dance. We might even bring (her DWTS partner) Val Chermkovskiy back.

Valentini also responds to questions about the possible guest returns of fan favorites, such as: Bobbie Spencer (Jackie Zeman), Audrey Hardy (Rachel Ames), Alan’s ghost (Stuart Damon), Lucky Spencer (Jonathan Jackson), Nikolas (Tyler Christopher), Lesley Webber (Denise Alexander) and Scotty Baldwin (Kin Shriner).