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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Alexis’ Life Further Implodes, Olivia Vows Revenge, Nina’s About to Get the Truth

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Friday’s episode of General Hospital brought with it excellent performances, and continues to be the show in recent months that has given us the best cliffhangers week after week.

In story, Alexis, who has now been taken into police custody for attacking Franco, (but instead ends up injecting Dante with a syringe filled with an overdose of lidocaine), is with Mac who tries to make her see how her drinking has completely trashed her life, and on her birthday no less!  Mac says she’ll be charged with murder if Dante dies; even though Alexis says she was only trying to protect Sam from Franco.

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Olivia, who is beside herself heads to General Hospital, where she learns Dante is in critical condition and that Alexis is the one who gave him the injection which put him in this state.  When she finds out more details of what happened to her son, she is even more confused as to why Dante would run-in to save Franco.

Now in the chapel, Robert joins her and tries to console her.  Ned shows up and Robert tells him to leave after figuring out from Olivia that Alexis and Ned slept together.  After praying for Dante, Olivia leaves the chapel and outside of it, swears she will get revenge on Alexis and make her pay for having an affair with her husband and now almost killing her son!

Back at the police station, Mac believes Alexis’ life crumbled to pieces because of Julian Jerome, and she is now throwing her life away, again.  Mac gets a call from the hospital where he learns that Dante will survive, but he tells Alexis she is being charged with aggravated assault and attempted murder.

Monica learns from Ned and Tracy what happened while she was at a medical conference and how Tracy framed Alexis.  Monica urges Tracy to hightail it out of the country.  It’s the only way Ned will forgive her for what she did.  Later, a police officer shows up with a warrant for Tracy, but Monica says Tracy is not at the Q’s and has left the country.

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At the Metro Court following the Sasha/Jackie interview, Nina, who is reeling that Sasha had the other half of the necklace she believes was with her true bio-daughter, puts the two pieces together and Carly’s cover-up begins to become exposed.  Michael tells Nina that Avery found the necklace in the woods near the family cabin. He then shares that the last person to stay at the cabin, as far as he knows, was Nelle when she kidnapped Wiley.   Then, Valentin reminds everyone that Phyllis took Nina’s baby to Florida; which prompts Michael to share that Nelle was from Florida. Carly is really squirming now.   Nina wonders if Nelle is her daughter then.  Jax says he cannot lie to her anymore and needs to tell her the truth! Carly is busted, unless Jax says something else?  We won’t know till Monday’s episode!

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Elsewhere, Phyllis takes Sonny (aka Mike) to get checked out at the clinic for his mental state.  Sonny is very manic and feels there is nothing wrong with him and he is on top of the world.  The doctor checks the blood work Sonny had previously and reveals there was a trace of lithium in it, leading to the conclusion that “Mike” has bipolar disorder.  Phyllis, who shares that she did a bad thing in her lifetime (the Nina baby ordeal) that she regrets, wants “Mike” to take the pill.  He apparently does, but with a smile. Did he swallow the pill?

Throughout the show, Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis), Lisa LoCicero, (Olivia) Jane Elliot (Tracy), Cynthia Watros (Nina) and Maurice Benard (Sonny) all had moments that kept us riveted to the episode.

So, what do you think Olivia will do to Alexis?  Will Nina learn the whole truth and nothing but the truth from Jax?  Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Jimh
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Nina returns with her husband-Morgan!

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Jimh
Did you mean Nel?

Jimh
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Jimh

Yes..i meant Nelle…

Steve
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All in for vengeful Olivia! You don’t scorn a girl from Bensonhurst and get away with it. (Okay, maybe Ava got away with what she did to Connie, but I digress). Hopefully Tracy will be cleared to return home for another annual visit at the end of the year. At that point, she can meet her great grandchild. One down, one to go… the Nina’s daughter reveal is finally unraveling. Next up, time for Heinrich to get his comeuppance. Really nice to see Carly squirm for a bit. She’s been on that high horse for quite a while. With Sonny… Read more »

Su000
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Nancy/Alexis is giving us a powerful performance. She is bringing it home. Franco- he had zero control with 1st tumor and with the 2nd- I don’t believe that’s his problem, it’s the mind/exchange that’s the problem this time. As for that the heart necklace junk- well, I’d luv to put that heart where the sun doesn’t shine and get it out of my face. I’m waiting for the Cassadine, that Helena feared, to become who and what he is a true Cassisine and that Valentin will give me earthshaking chaos suspense. Dante’s story is junk- the writers could have done… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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SuOOO
I agree with most of what you said except I think it would be more fun for him to find Carly and Jason together. They are all over each other as it is. Who does Sonny run to whenever he has a hangnail?

Su000
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hi Violet 🙂 Hope you are doing well.

Carly and Jason, I dunno- they don’t have the
hot sex thing between them, in my opinion.

But- whichever, I’d like to have Carly with someone doing the nasty..

I always wanted Ava and Sonny as a couple.
Them as a couple would make for some good stories and Sonny, in ways, would have met his match (old Ava version).

Longtime couples are beyond boring, nothing new or different just ho-hum.

I want Valentin to come alive!!!
I need a true blood Cassisine wreaking havoc
I miss the spellbinding hanging on the edge Cassisines..

Timmm
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Timmm

Dante is and always will be a bust! Cut him!

Boop
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Boop

I agree with you with practically everything you stated: Valentin -agree ; Sonny catching Carly- agree ; irritating Sam – doubly agree . Oh wait a minute- I said practically ; I’m changing that to everything that you said! Good job!

Soaphound
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Olivia on the warpath? That maniac Alexis finally getting the wakeup call? I’m looking forward to some fun. Carly being the center of Nina’s baby drama? Not so much. And I’ll be sorry if/when Chase is revealed as Finn’s son. Chase is so adorable when he’s around his big bro; he can barely stop smiling. It’s bad enough that smug, self-righteous Michael still punishes him for protecting Wiley.

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And maybe Sasha is actually Jackie’s daughter which would make for Chase and Sasha to be half siblings, which is yet another reason for them to not have done anything other than fake make out on the couch to make Willow weep. I didn’t watch GH/Jackie back in the day, but I’m assuming there is a batch of time (9 or 10 months at least) after she left Port Charles before she ever met Finn or Gregory. I don’t think we have ever figured out Sasha’s DNA…

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I feel sorry for Alexis. For such a smart woman, she sure can cause herself a lot of grief! Between her family and love affairs, etc. her drinking obviously making everything worse, she can’t win for losing. With her very big heart, I hope Olivia can give her a break. It’s not like Alexis and Ned set out to have this big night of romance. They were comiserating while drinking which led from bad to worse. Ned was hurt because Olivia left with Scorpio to see Dante, after his own daughter had just had her throat slit. He was trying… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Forgive Alexis? Violet, are you married? If your husband cheated on you would you forgive him? I hope not! Once a cheater, always.

Soaphound
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I agree, Timmm. Ned didn’t even seem that sorry about it. He wanted Olivia to forgive, forget, and sweep it under the rug all in the same breath. Let him stew for a few months…then dump him.

Boop
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Boop

Would you ,Timmm , want to be forgiven if you cheated? It may be a Soap; however , it ‘s a reality question.

Timmm
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Timmm

I wouldnt expect to be forgiven. Once you lose trust in your partner, what is left? What is true, what is a lie? No, walk away, suck it up and know that who ever you cheated on will be a better person by you making this decision.

Boop
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Boop

In real life adultery is the reason that Jesus gives for divorce.

Su000
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Su000

It’s not right to have Tracy return without Luke..
It’s only good if Luke is back with her.
I’d rather have Luke return than Tracy-

But- the writers don’t write what I want lol.

Timmm
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Timmm

They cannot afford the Legend to make his triumphant return!

KKP
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That’s the defense Alexis is going with. I get that will probably get her off, but it shouldn’t because Sam wasn’t in any danger from Franco. Sam and Alexis were actually at Franco’s workplace to go in on Liz at her workplace. Plus Alexis was already drunk when they went to GH. I kind of want them to do the unpredictable and throw Alexis in jail and charge her.

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I think Nancy was phenomenal, especially in the scenes with John where she was crying over what Alexis did to Dante. It was intense! Lisa really brings it home as Olivia struggles with her growing rage. Can’t wait to see what unravels there. I wouldn’t mind if the whole “Nelle is Nina’s daughter” story had a final shocking turn and Nelle really WASN’T Nina’s daughter; that she stole the necklace from someone. It’s a story that is getting long in the tooth. It feels like all the pieces GH wants aren’t in place yet, so they keep dragging it out.… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Rodd,
Now that Nina is realizing she has a grandson, I hope they will do a DNA with her and Wylie so as we don’t have to drag this on for months.

Timmm
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Timmm

Lock Alexis away with Blackie! Liv and Robert can fall in love. She seems more his type than Ned. Ned needs a new love. Maybe a new character with a corporate motive. What about Jessica Collins?

Jax is THE man!

Either Sonny is going to know a nurse at this hospital or someone will recognize him as the “Godfather of PC!” I hope he finds Morgan but it is a new actor.

Satan
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Satan

Seems inevitable now that Nina knows about Nelle. With Nelle still playing dead, Nina would feel like she has to somehow “confirm” this story with Phyllis, even though Phyllis previously said that she didn’t have detailed information about the “adoptive” parents of Nina’s child, other than them being from Florida. In any case, Nina will probably go looking for Phyllis, hoping she’s got some piece of useful information that will give her a definitive answer, and she will walk into the bar and see Sonny at work….. and then because she’s pissed off at Carly, probably keep that information to… Read more »

Timmm
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I heard what you said may happen, Nina spotting Sonny and keeping it to herself. They say Sonny will stay away from PC for some time. Probably showing up just in time to spoil Cyrus’s evil takeover! GH keeps a much better pace with their stories compared to Y&R!

Anne
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Anne

Olivia on the warpath? This should be good! She is going to be one very angry mother.

Charday
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Charday

GH was on-fire last week! Loved the necklace reveal with Nina, Carly, Ava, Nicholas, Michael, etc. Also, Tracy fleeing the country! Alexis arrested (yay–she can write her “memoirs” in prison, heh)! What a great week!! I normally don’t care much for Sonny, but I like his storyline with amnesia and the bar-family (Phyllis and husband).

Boop
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Boop

I want G.H.to rid itself of the Mob.! I don’t care about Sonny , Carly , nor Jason ; however , I like the amnesia storyline because it shows another side of him.

Charday
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Charday

Same for me. Normally, can’t stand Sonny, Carly, mob violence, etc.

Nik
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Nik

I am really enjoying the show again but I wish the storyline about the “half hearts” would just go away and hoping Nelle does not come back. Nelle’s storyline is old and I am not feeling her drama again.

Boop
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Boop

I want Nelle back ; yet, I feel that the writers should bring it to an end with heavy fallout for Carly and Jax.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Carly Admits To Sonny She Was Falling Back In Love with Jason

On Friday’s episode of General Hospital, Carly (Laura Wright) and Sonny (Maurice Benard) finally had the “talk”.  You know, the one about what Sonny really walked in on the night he “returned from the dead” on Carly and Jason’s (Steve Burton) wedding night?  Yeah, that one.

Sonny has already had a conversation with Jason, where Jason admitted he was starting to fall again for Carly, even though they were originally getting married to show a united front for the five families.

Now coming to confront Carly, Sonny is at first greeted by her with “Mike’s” cowboy hat, where she says the man he was in Nixon Falls is a mystery to her. Sonny tells her he spoke with Jason and so Carly is compelled to admit that she and Jason would have slept together on their wedding night, if Sonny hadn’t shown up alive and in the bedroom!

Sonny’s clearly upset about his best friend and his wife getting so close and rekindling their old feelings. Carly tells Sonny that, at first, Jason and she were just going through with the wedding for show, but later, they decided to make it a real marriage, and were falling in love.

When Sonny poses the question to Carly, if she has any residual feelings for Jason, she says they have gone back to being best friends, and how much she loves Sonny.  Carly points out that Nina (Cynthia Watros) did this to them – she kept them apart for nine months – and so much has happened that it’s been difficult for them to be together as it was in the past because of it.

In the end, despite what Nina had perpetrated on them, Carly and Sonny come to an agreement that they need to rebuild their relationship.  But the cowboy hat looms as we fade to black.

Clearly, the Jason and Carly relationship and almost consummating it on their wedding night, is not sitting well with Sonny; plus Sonny seems to continue to not really tear into Nina for her deception as much as someone would if he didn’t also have feelings for her.

So, what do you hope happens next? Do you want Sonny and Carly to work things out? Do you hope Sonny sleeps with Nina? If he does, and Jason goes back to Britt (now that they are going on another adventure together to locate Liesl) is Carly ultimately the odd woman out?  Share your thoughts and theories via the comment section below.

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‘Santa Barbara’ & GH Favorite Judith McConnell Virtual Interview On Tap

You loved her as Sophia Capwell on Santa Barbara, and the troublemaking Augusta McLeod on General Hospital, plus several other soap roles, and now fan favorite Judith McConnell is set for a virtual interview in The Locher Room.

Look for Judith to chat it up with host, Alan Locher on the upcoming Friday, October 23rd edition of the You Tube series beginning at at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST.

As well as being known for her soap roles on SB and GH, Judith also played Valerie Conway on As the World Turns, Miranda Bishop on Another World and Eva Vasquez on  and One Life to Live.

In primetime, McConnell has appeared on Star Trek, Dragnet, Beverly Hillbillies, Mayberry RFD, Green Acres, Mannix and more.

To watch the livestream click here.

So, what has been your favorite Judith McConnell role in her illustrious daytime career? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Sarah Joy Brown Directs Haley Pullos, Carolyn Hennesy, Eric Martsolf in New ‘Red Riding Hoods’ Podcast

What happens when a team of “Final Girls” (sole survivors of horrific mass murders) join forces to hunt malevolent entities while uncovering the apocalyptic conspiracy uniting them? Well, you have to listen to the brand new Horror Podcast Network’s latest offering Red Riding Hoods to find out. But here’s the twist! There are some daytime notables involved in the series.

Chief among them is three-time Daytime Emmy winner, Sarah Joy Brown (Ex-Carly and Claudia, GH) who directs the podcast series, a first for her career.

Along for the ride with Sarah are none other than General Hospital’s Haley Pullos (Molly) and Carolyn Hennesy (Diane), as well as Brown’s former DAYS co-star, Eric Martsolf (Brady) who all have roles within the story.

New episodes of the series began to roll out this past Monday on October 11th and there will be another installment every Monday thereafter.

Red Riding Hoods is available on all major podcast streaming platforms including: Apple Podcasts, Spotify and more.   You can also listen to the podcast via the Violet Hour Media website here.

So, let us know if you check out Red Riding Hoods via the comment section below or are intrigued to hear the show!

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