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KFC’s Colonel Sanders Checks into ‘General Hospital’ (Photos)

ABC’s “General Hospital” will soon welcome America’s favorite fast-food chicken maker with a special appearance by KFC’s Colonel Sanders on the soap in honor of National Fried Chicken Day on Friday, July 6.

In honor of National Fried Chicken Day, Kentucky Fried Chicken founder (via actor ) will be making a special guest appearance on the Friday, July 6 episode of ABC’s “,” which happens to be one of his favorites.

“The appearance on ‘General Hospital’ is part of ’s strategy to have Colonel Sanders and the brand show up in unexpected ways that are authentic and meaningful to its customers,” a spokeswoman for the company tells Soap Opera Network.

Leading up to his appearance, the official Twitter account for KFC has been promoting the event with “GH” tailored tweets that include such zingers as, “I don’t know, Carly. There’s something fishy about Kevin. And that goes for all Kevins everywhere, every time. #GH55 #GH #GeneralHospital” and “C’mon, Sam. All we’re asking is for you to passionately punch Jason in the lips with your lips—ya know, for old times’ sake. #GH55 #GH #GeneralHospital #JaSam #Lipboxing #KissAgain #OldTimesSake.”

Shown below are additional photos from the episode, including Sanders posing alongside (Alexis Davis) on the set, and more tweets from @KFC.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Check local listings.

Colonel Sanders On Set:
Michael Yada/ABC
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Colonel Sanders On Set:

A glimpse at Colonel Sanders (played by George Hamilton) on the set of ABC’s “General Hospital” for an episode airing on Friday, July 6, in honor of National Fried Chicken Day.

Colonel Sanders On Set:
Michael Yada/ABC
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Colonel Sanders On Set:

A glimpse at Colonel Sanders (played by George Hamilton) on the set of ABC’s “General Hospital” for an episode airing on Friday, July 6, in honor of National Fried Chicken Day.

Colonel Sanders with Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis):
Michael Yada/ABC
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Colonel Sanders with Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis):

A glimpse at Colonel Sanders (played by George Hamilton) on the set of ABC’s “General Hospital” for an episode airing on Friday, July 6, in honor of National Fried Chicken Day. Also in the picture is actress Nancy Lee Grahn, who plays Alexis Davis on the soap.

Colonel Sanders On Set:
Michael Yada/ABC
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Colonel Sanders On Set:

A glimpse at Colonel Sanders (played by George Hamilton) on the set of ABC’s “General Hospital” for an episode airing on Friday, July 6, in honor of National Fried Chicken Day.

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Colonel Sanders Tweets About “GH”:

https://twitter.com/kfc/status/1012395751660404737
https://twitter.com/kfc/status/1011685530063388672

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George Hamilton as Colonel Sanders KFC Commercial:

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