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A December To Remember On GH: Feuding Fathers, The Return Of Lucy, A Shocked Anna!

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General Hospital keeps firing on all cylinders throughout the final month of 2012 as we move into the holiday season!

In this new promo titled, “Big December” from ABC/SOAPnet, check out Sonny and A.J. as they go head to head as the feuding fathers of Michael Corinthos! Then, the long awaited and highly anticipated return of fan favorite, Lynn Herring as Lucy Coe! Will Todd have his hands full with Ms. Lucy? We shall see!

Next,we see Robin (Kimberly McCullough!) in dire need of help, a syringe, and a running through the halls Robert, as Anna opens the door to a room in what looks to be the hideaway Swiss clinic and yelps, “Oh my God!”  Who does she find?  Robin?  The real Duke?  Is it a red herring?

Plus, the baby drama heats up between Lulu and Dante and Maxie and Starr yelling at Johnny, “What did you do?”  Will poor Starr finally find out what happened to Cole and Hope?  As they say… Tis the season! Now after the jump watch the GH promo and let us know what you are most excited to see play out this month!

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LUCY, LUCY and MORE LUCY!!!!! SO excited!

Robert, Robert and MORE ROBERT!!!!! So excited for all the vets. This big reunion must be fun on the set for them too! Now all we need is Scotty and Laura. Tony would be cool too!

GH is the best now! lots more story, lots more juicy stuff!

i see this ended “on soapnet” I thought Disney killed the soaps on that channel and was going all kids stuff. Did they rethink that?

SOAPnet is DOA on some providers, but DIRECTV still has it

Christy let me tell you that Comcast Cable replaced SoapNet last April with Disney Kids Channel.

CAN’T WAIT FOR LUCY!!! Any thing with Carly Maxie Sam or Robin HAHA

I love Lucy!!!!! And she looks fabulous. Welcome back.

I’m glad that Lucy Coe is coming back too. Lynn Herring should have fun playing off of Roger Howarth and Laura Wright. Hopefully Serena will be casted.

All of it!!! GH is on-fire!

Well put!!

Not a better soap on TV these days!

This is the way GH should have been! Thanks Frank & Ron!!

Isn’t it nice now that Fronsie isn’t interfering with GH…

Loving GH right now. This is the show I remember.
Robert Scorpio has truly been missed. Ever day that he is on, GH is on fire.
Love having the original, never to be duplicated GH hero back on my screen.

I read this past Sat. in ABC Soaps in depth that Lucy Coe was coming to Port Charles on Dec. 14………….In time for the nurses ball……….That’s good news!!!! Where’s Doc !!!

Does Lucy Coe still have her duck?

I meant Doc the guy she was in love with… What Duck????

Lucy Coe had a pet duck i thing his name was Sigmund could somebody correct me if i got the duck name wrong

Oh, I forgot about the pet duck………. Not sure about the name it has been a while since Lucy has been on & didn’t rememeber right away..

OK Kids, this is what Classic GH is like! Robert, Anna, Faison, The Q’s, Felicia, Hospital Gossip, Etc and MOB Free! OLTL as part is just icing. I hope that Lucy will meet Heather, Finally! (Lucy was modeled from Heather) The Baby story reminds me of the Scotty, Dom and Lucy story.

Cant wait to find out who Anna saw behind the door. I want Robin back home with Patrick and Emma so She can set the Dragon dr.strait !

GH is great fun to watch these days. Such talented actors and good storytelling. Glad to see that Lynn Herring will be back.

Looking forward to Starr finally finding out the truth too!

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Dante is Shot as Jason Reveals Himself

Just how was General Hospital going to reintroduce the character of Jason Morgan to the canvas with the highly-anticipated return of Steve Burton in the pivotal role? Well, why we don’t have all the answers, the show wasted no time, and Burton first appeared at the beginning of the Monday, March 4th episode.

In story, while Sonny (Maurice Benard), Selena (Lydia Look) and Ava (Maura West) are at the warehouse, they are facing off with the FBI and the PCPD when John (Adam J. Harrington), Anna (Finola Hughes), Dante (Dominic Zamprogna), Chase (Josh Swickard) et al show up.  Meanwhile on the roof, a man kneels over a skylight window who pipes up with, “it appears they are late to the party.” It’s then revealed just who the man is talking to, and it turns out it’s JASON!

Meanwhile, John and Anna are questioning Sonny and Selina on what they are doing in the warehouse. Selina says they are planning a poker game. Next, the man with Jason aims his gun at Sonny. However, Jason messes up his shot, but the shot rings out. Inside the warehouse everyone scatters about. They realize the show came from the skylight.

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Jason tells the other man they’ve been compromised and need to leave the location. Below, in the warehouse, Dante thinks that he and Chase can get onto the roof since the shooter didn’t see them. So, Dante takes off with Chase to find the culprit. In the meantime, John orders a CSI unit. Next, Chase returns and says the building is all clear and Dante is pursuing the suspects.

Now on the pier, Dante catches up with Jason (who’s back is to him) and the other man. Dante orders them to freeze. While the other man gets away, Jason stays put and Dante orders him to turn around slowly with his hands up. Dante is shocked to see its Jason. Confused, Dante says, “What the hell?” Next, the other man returns and fires two shots into Dante’s chest.

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As Dante goes down, Jason runs over to him. The other man calls Jason “Jacobs” and tell him to leave the cop to die. Jason tells the other man to go to the planned site and he will find another way out. Next, the man attempts to fire at Jason who is hovering over Dante, but Jason shoots at him first and takes him out.

Back at the warehouse, Ava sees a bullet hole in Sonny sleeve, as John says that it confirms that Sonny is the intended target. John and Sonny stare each other down due to their dark past.  It’s clear that Sonny doesn’t trust John and vice-versa.  Anna tells Sonny she is not out to get him and doesn’t want him to die. She adds that Sonny, “Must have had an angel on his shoulder because she doesn’t see how that sniper missed from this range.”

Chase returns to the warehouse having dropped everyone off at the PCPD, but says Dante hasn’t checked in with him. Sonny looks very concerned, as Jason is looking very concerned over Dante’s body.

So, what did you think of the first episode back for Steve Burton as Jason Morgan? Will it be revealed that he has been infiltrating this organization to save Sonny? Does Jason not know his true identify? What do you think is going on?  As for Dante, will he pass out from his injuries and not identify Jason was even there on the roof with him? Comment below.

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Steve Burton Confirms ‘General Hospital’ Head Writer Switch Changed Jason’s Comeback Storyline

General Hospital viewers will see today, Monday, March 4th, the beginnings of the return storyline for Steve Burton and his character of Jason Morgan.

Just how did the recent head writing regime change at GH alter the plans for story for Jason’s comeback? As had been rumored, seems plenty. Back on January 22nd, it was revealed that Chris Van Etten and Dan O’Connor had been replaced by Patrick Mulcahey and Elizabeth Korte. At that time, Burton had already signed-on to return to the daytime drama for the first time since being let go towards the end of 2021.

Speaking with Soap Opera Digest, Steve confirmed that what we will see on-air is from the new head writers and that the direction of the story changed, “So apparently there was a whole different story planned and then the head writer switch happened and then they kind of rebooted (the story arc). I know Patrick (Mulcahey, one of the new head writers) a little bit, but I really know Elizabeth Korte (who was promoted to co-head writer).”

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Burton added, “There’s no one in the building that loves that show, knows the history of the character, and is invested in it 100 percent than Elizabeth. There has never been a more deserved promotion, ever. Once I know that she was (one of the head writers), I was like, ‘Oh, this is gonna be good! I cannot wait.’ And it has been exactly that. Everything has been amazing.”‘

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In addition, during an Instagram live on Monday with his podcast and comedy show partner, GH star, Bradford Anderson (Spinelli), Burton also commented on the upcoming story arc which brings Jason back to Port Charles. Steve expressed, “The story is not going to disappoint. The scenes are super deep. Frank (Valentini, EP, GH)  and the new head writers took some time to really think this out.”

Burton, being a longtime veteran of the soaps, said Jason’s return is not just isolated to be about him. “Great story on daytime should involve a myriad of people across the board and where it effects everybody,” he shared. The popular fan favorite feels that this story delivers on all levels.

So, what do you think about the head writer change and how it prompted the plans for Jason’s return? Comment below.

 

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Jason Cook Recalls Landing His Soap Roles as DAYS Shawn-Douglas Brady and GH’s Matt Hunter

Daytime fans remember Jason Cook when he became wildly-popular as Hope (Kristian Alfonso) and Bo’s (Peter Reckell) son, Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of our Lives from 1999-2006. He later made a brief return in the role in 2015 for the series 50th anniversary.

After departing DAYS, Cook was offered a role on General Hospital as Dr. Matt Hunter, the younger brother to Dr. Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) from 2008-2012. However, during his time on the soaps, and after, Cook has been focusing on his behind the scenes roles and passion as writer and a director of feature films.

Last week, the Michael Fairman Channel welcomed Jason, along with two of the stars of his latest film, Four for Fun, Brytni Sarpy (Elena, Y&R) and Jacob Young (ex-AMC, B&B, GH). During the conversation, Cook revealed his continued admiration for the soap medium and the actors who work in it, and how it came to pass that he landed his parts on Days of our Lives, and then on General Hospital.

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Cook spoke on becoming the on-screen son of soap opera’s most iconic couples, Bo and Hope: “I auditioned for Fran Bascom. She was the Days of our Lives casting director at the time. I was never a great auditioner, I don’t think. She made me feel really comfortable. I remember that screen test. And then, I remember when I got the part, I was actually working at a company at a desk job. I got the call at work and I just screamed, and at the time I didn’t quit my job. But then, I got that contract when I was 19-years-old and it totally changed my life.”

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But, was Jason aware how key to the show being Bo and Hope’s son would be? “Yeah, my older sister was a fan of the show. She definitely let me know that I better not mess it up, because I was gonna ruin her favorite couple,” he shared. “I remember she printed out the family tree and it looked like a physics diagram. It was so complicated. A lot of detailed work went into it. But, I was excited.”

After being a known entity with a large fan following, eventually Cook made his way to a new role on General Hospital. Jason explained, “GH was fun. That was a situation where Brian Frons (ex-ABC Daytime President) brought me over there. I just told him I didn’t want to be like or want to do Shawn. He’s like, ‘Well, what do you wanna do?’ I said, ‘How can I screw things up around here and shake things up?'”

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From that conversation things began to formulate. Cook revealed, “We started talking about the TV series House. I think in soaps, there’s an assumption if you’re going on a show that everybody wants to be the hero. I was like, ‘I don’t want to (be). I want to screw everything up.’ And then, they wrote it in that Matt Hunter burns the hospital down within like six months. I was like really proud about that. The other part that I loved about that character is that Matt, and his older brother Patrick (Jason Thompson), were both neurosurgeons. And if you (an actor) resigned your contract (with the show) you go to Patrick, you see Patrick. And if you don’t resign your contract, you see my character, because my character was going to kill you every time.”

For more on the interview, make sure to check out the replay of the livestream conversation below with Jason, Brytni Sarpy and Jacob Young.  Now let us know, did you enjoy Jason as Shawn-D and Matt on GH? Do you hope someday he might return on-screen to the soaps? Let us know in the comment section.

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