Even although he runs the very actual threat of a cleaning soap opera character throwing a drink in his face and ruining his good white go well with, “Colonel Sanders” is appearing on Friday’s episode of “General Hospital” to advertise his fried hen.
First teased in late June on KFC’s official Twitter account, the Colonel (talking by way of his present iteration, as performed by George Hamilton) started by live-tweeting episodes of the ABC cleaning soap, with messages aimed toward characters together with Jason, Michael and Nelle.
Days later, the “Colonel” lastly revealed information that he could be residing his boyhood dream of appearing on “General Hospital” on July 6, aka National Fried Chicken Day.
In the times since, pictures of George Hamilton — or ought to we are saying Colonel Sanders — palling round on the set, and posing with solid member Nancy Lee Grahn have surfaced.
General Hospital additionally teased its thriller visitor on June three, seemingly unaware that the cat was already out of the metaphorical fried-chicken bucket.
Colonel Sanders may even have a extra outstanding function in Friday’s episode than merely serving as a celeb cameo. According to press supplies, Hamilton/Sanders will probably be flexing his “computer coding skills” and enlisting the character of Maxie in “a favor involving his 11 secret herbs and spices.”
Sanders’ episode of “General Hospital” is slated to air at 2 p.m. EST on ABC. And no, not in some type of alternate universe, however fairly the one all of us at present inhabit.