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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Fluke Reveals Plans For All Of Luke Spencer's Loved Ones! Did Shawn and Jordan Dig Up Bill Eckert?

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Courtesy/ABC

General Hospital is playing up its unique brand and pace of its storytelling on the daytime drama landscape in a new promo entitled: “Forget Finales”.

During a sequence of upcoming scenes from the show, the voice-over announce relates:  “We don’t do finales, the GH action just keeps coming! Five-tastic days a week! The thrill ride starts now. General Hospital this week on ABC!”

Meanwhile in the promo, Fluke (Anthony Geary) is seen in front of a huge clock, uttering the words “Tick Tock!” This comes after Friday’s episode where Fluke tells Luke he has plans for Bobbie (Jackie Zeman) , Tracy (Jane Elliot), Lucas (Ryan Carnes), Lulu (Emme Rylan) and all of his loved ones aboard the Haunted Star! And this is juxtaposed with the action involving  Shawn (Sean Blakemore) and Jordan (Vinessa Antoine)!  Shawn has just opened the casket in the cemetery of the believed-to-be-dead Bill Eckert! When he opens the coffin, the episode fades to black!

So, what do you think Shawn will find?  No body in the coffin?  Someone else in the coffin … or Bill Eckert? What do you think Fluke’s plans are for the Spencer clan?  Watch the new ABC promo after the jump, and then weigh-in!

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Alan
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Alan

I’m guessing the body in the coffin will be Luke and Bobbie’s sister Patricia and “Fluke” will be revealed to be Bill Eckert.

Jana
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Jana

Good idea!

I love gh
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I love gh

I’m thinking Fluke is Bill who is actually Luke’s twin and not cousin. Visiting the house… Talking about sins of the father… Why else would he look at the height growth marks on the door and get so upset? He’s angry about getting sent away and wants to get back at everyone in the family.

starchild
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starchild

I would love for “Fluke” to be Valentine Cassadine the illegitimate son of Mikos that Helena, the psycho witch, is so afraid of. It would be fun to watch her cower in terror for once.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I said this before… I shall say it again. Fluke is a hybrid….a little bit of Victor, a little bit of Helena, a little bit of Luke and a little bit of Bill. Now, all we need to do is figure out where Dr. Frankenstein is…LOL.
In all seriousness, I am really confused. I think it’s Victor….then when I see Fluke’s dander get in a twist about Bill; how Fluke defends him….how he protects Bill. Well, then I think Fluke is Bill. I keep switching back and forth.

Dana
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Dana

My husband believes that the fluke luke is really patricia who helena has been working with that would explain why Fluke is so hateful to bobby and not caring about any of the family maybe she had sex change to take over lukes life to take what should have been hers because none of them went looking for her when she dissapeared years ago

Jill S
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Jill S

My guess is that Fluke is planning to blow up Luke’s entire family. Kewl. Boom!

su0000
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su0000

Yaaaah!
As is said at a moment as this;
He’s going to bring the house down !!

(( this is soap delicious ! It doesn’t get any better than a GH sweeps!!

GH50
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GH50

They don’t do finales? The action just keeps coming? LMAO.

Translation. Stuff just keeps happening,there’s no rhyme or reason, we just keep you guessing, because we don’t know how to tell a story.

Lew S
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Lew S

I just want Fluke to take a bus/train or plane out of Port Charles and take Helena with him! No offense to Constance Towers. She is a hoot, but I am also tired of her brainwashing everyone!

Jenny Brooks
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Jenny Brooks

Amen Lew S!

su0000
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su0000

GH50..
He speaks truth // soaps ”don’t do finales”
(the comment was about the soap not the story:)

and- all soaps, are a never ending story, they do not end (unless cancelled)

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

GH50: Absolutely right on! And I’m with you, too Lew! You can take the real Luke (is there one?) and Sonny out of town, too! That would be an improvement!

harry
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harry

I suffer from Tony Geary obsession but this endless, meandering, write-by-numbers story is curing me of that malady.

su0000
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su0000

This is awesome!!
Primetime in a daytime soap!!
It doesn’t get any better than General Hospital for entertainment!!

I still believe, no! I know RC and team will give us one helluva unexpected twist&turn on this one, it will be a shocker, and I love those!!
(people who read spoilers spoil it for themselves are missing out on the thrills)

This sweeps will rock as much if not more than the last sweeps, for GH!

and– the great Anthony’s portrayal of both Luke and Fluke is soap history/never forgotten.. Only works for Tony ”outstanding and BRAVO!!
the man is magic ..

Michael A Pizzi
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Michael A Pizzi

Couldnt say it better Going for the ride Going to be fun Surprises galor

Mike
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Mike

All these threats of violence and gun waving on GH is just silly. I feel no suspense whatsoever. 99% of the time nobody is killed or dies. Like when Jake/Jason was in the bedroom pointing a gun at Sam and Patrick. Does the writer want us to believe he might really kill them? I sure didn’t. Now the afterstory with Jake/Jason stealing Sam’s whatever it was then ending up in the hospital and Carly finding the gear in his bag he knows nothing about, i’m fine with that part of the story. It’s the threats of guns and violence in… Read more »

madluv4u
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madluv4u

Ditto.

Tani
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Tani

Considering we only see the supposed real luke tied up in basement when hes in scenes with Fluke & not just by himself trying to escape leads me to believe fluke is really luke who has split personality or has had some kind of breakdown?Dont know if Luke’s missing sister will fit into this storyline but would love to see Kim Zimmer or Erica Slezak play Luke & Bobby’s sister.

Patrick
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Patrick

I’m so with you on Erika Slezak playing Patricia…. at least I had hoped… she’s a mystery this would make JimH and plenty more…. happy… I’d prefer her on DAYS, tho… as Laura… to bolster the show…. Oye! writers please ????? !!!! see @Alan post above… what if Bill Eckert murdered Patricia i’m along for the ride…. the ONE thing…. make that two that is keeping up with : 1. Brandon Barash…. Johnny Z… god how we’ve missed thee…. handsome devilish rogue man about altho… it bothered me a great deal… when Maxie is in bed again with Nathan… and… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

@Patrick….Johnny Z has made quite the splash upon his release from Pentonville…I’ve been loving BB’s return engagement to Port Charles. He’s been all-around excellent in scenes featuring his past associates….my particular favorite was with Maxie….aka, Barash’s real-life wife, KS….their sweet “Harper” moment was beyond precious!!! Just a great big awwww…..I love those special little “insider” touches when the writers add them to the scripts.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Johnny and Maxie. They were great together. I just could have listened to their exchange forever. So cute, so sweet, such comfort. I wish we could see more of that. It was such a pleasure to witness such easy banter for once. No antagonistic remarks…Ahhhh.

Michael A Pizzi
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Michael A Pizzi

That be cool if Erika Slezak was Patricia But it has to be a fluke I wont be happy if its in Lukes mind

davlestev1
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davlestev1

wow and what would that mean for all the other stories…that would be a HOT DALLAS MESS…BUT A SHOCKER

davlestev1
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davlestev1

Heather and her LSD…that would be a TRUE TRIP…and anger a WHOLE lot of people if he’s in Miscavage just tripping…LOL

davlestev1
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davlestev1

Olivia had visions…what if Luke truly is just on a wild ride in his mind because of Heather???

davlestev1
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davlestev1

Could you imagine?? Maybe that’s why KIKI was recast so quick..everything we’re watching has yet to happen…I CAN’T …But I can bet RC would…

harry
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harry

I am feeling sorry for Dante because he kind of pales in comparison to Johnny. I haven’t seen balls this deflated since The New England Patriots.

I love gh
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I love gh

What a great idea!!! Can you imagine Kim Zimmer as his sister? What a crazy time that would be.

lizzy
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lizzy

What a thought-split personality Hm-m-m. You should get your own gig to write about. It certainly seemed as if it was Luke being rescued from the institution/hospital (whatever). Then all of a sudden it wasn’t. Well whether you are right or not – what an H of an idea!

Charday
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Charday

I’m just tired of the real Luke being locked in the asylum and now the basement for a year. Bring home the real Luke, please.

Timmm
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Timmm

The real Luke is boring. Think about it, he drinks, he mooches of the Q’s and he is a horrible father who goes on extended ‘Missions.” I love Fluke. He has balls! You never know what he is going to do next.

Charday
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Charday

You do have a point, but they have made the real Luke rather limp after being locked-up for a year. Wouldn’t the real Luke be able to escape, instead of sitting tied to that chair in his stink for months?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I don’t mind Luke/Anthony. I just get the weebie-jeebies when I look at/in his eyes.
He is a seasoned, phenomenal actor….one of soapland’ s best. But, his eyes are creepy and eerie…whether in the Fluke mask or not.
Unlike Faison, who does not creep me out at all. I enjoy his crazy appearance and antics. Weirdly hilarious. Fo figure.

nyca81
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nyca81

I am hoping there is a unique and unexpected twist to this story. If there really is 2 Luke’s it is odd the real Luke despite being drugged has not tried to break free. If this is a Luke DID story I would be disappointed that Luke/Fluke would be so homicidal especially to Bobbie & Lulu. Plus, unless I missed it I don’t recall Luke having issues before Fluke came on the scene so what was the trigger for the breakdown? I would prefer Fluke is Bill Eckert who was forced into the witness protection program and is angry the… Read more »

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

Fluke is really Luke…the coffin is empty because Helene had Bills body removed a long time ago…Helene is really Patricia…nothing will seriously happen to Luke’s loved ones…LuLu will probably end up missing, suffers amnesia, Johnny finds her and convinces her that she is his wife…Bobbi will get a few scratches and Dr.Lucas takes care of her boo boo’s…Fluke will remain Fluke and Tracy who is blinded will still think he is Luke…No, she didnt litterally become blinded…Tracy is blinded by love…lol

grandma d
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grandma d

Whatever they are going to do they need to hurry and close this Fluke stuff getting tired of watching it. It’s boring and to keep bringing Helena back from the dead is boring too, I’ve been watching GH since 1963 when it first started and it has never taken this long to end an episode.

su0000
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su0000

hi grandma d..
Helena has little on screen time.. she comes and goes and when she is on she is not the show.. there are many stories going on besides the little air time Helena has..
your wish will come true..
the Fluke/Luke story will have its end very very soon, a matter of days..

Tony has been off for 6 months recovering from his surgery, the story is not as long as it seem.. it was on hold 6 months with little inserts to keep it alive until his return….

Patrick
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Patrick

I will say : in deference to Anthony Geary

I absolutely LOVE how he’s playing these dual “roles”

be it Fluke and /or Luke

like they are willing and daring each other to meld comeuppance shore up and fine tune the will of minds

I am appreciating his acting

LOL… alas… with most peoples fervent MOVE… she’s chess playing her own… Tracy should know the difference… she’s savvy contrite and able to discern relationship

having said this

this duo and pairing long live Port Charles resident resilience

harry
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harry

I love Grandma. She always has freshly bakes oatmeal raisin cookies ready for me along with her very wise opinions about GH.

Lucy D.
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Lucy D.

I agree. I think It’s Patricia in the coffin.
But as much as I love GH (and I do) I am over this storyline. It’s gone on too long & AG has too much screen time for a bad guy. In fact the show is getting pretty dark again, and I am not a fan of that.

Let’s put an end to this–and move on to other thins

su0000
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su0000

LOL
it is at its’ end.. ending now.. (can’t people see that lol)
there are so many stories outside of the bad guys, lots of good guy stories going on..
something for everyone..
If GH ran on good guys, it would no longer be GH and I would be bored and I would not like that, then I would make the earth shake! .. lol

Patrick
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Patrick

I wish you were pressing for DAYS as well

loving the adage and homage to serial

I’ve loved this stuff for near 35 plus years

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

I think Luke was brainwashed at miscavage under Helena’s orders. She and Luke always had a hate/hate cat and mouse game which escalated. I think he’s brain fried…if Luke were really in the basement she’d go down there to taunt him. I’m betting that’s it….regardless, Tony Geary is playing the dual roles to perfection.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

The only wrinkle in that theory is Julian has stated many a time he first met, and began working for Fluke while in the witness protection program, long before the Miscavage incident, which means if he was brainwashed it had to be a long time ago. But I agree whatever is going on in the end Tony Geary is acting his you know what off.

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

What if all those years ago Luke was really the one shot, not Bill Eckert like everyone thought. …and Bill Eckert stole his life. Luke was revived and put into witness protection…is now out and back to reclaim his life. He is a womanizer…Luke was a rapist. Maybe….just maybe…they’re rewriting history and this is going to be the ultimate twist!

KansasGuest
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KansasGuest

@Rebecca – That would be one ballsy rewrite of history. That would mean it was Eckert who raised Lulu & Lucky; who tried to rehabilitate Laura; who married Tracy several times; and who ran over Jake. I’m not against it. It just would be INSANE! I almost hope they do that.

Rose
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Rose

Interesting theories…especially why Helena doesn’t visit Luke in basement. And maybe something about being in witness protection. It was about that time the Luke of Luke/Laura/adventure and fun ended, and we started to get a boring Luke, aka Bill Eckhart. But I don’t consider Luke of old a rapist. Yes he did rape Laura, and it was awful, but I would rather think it was a one-time madness.

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

It would be the ultimate rewrite and they may not want to mess around with the history…but it would explain why he knows everything about Luke’s life…and would avoid the backlash when everyone feels letdown that it wasn’t more than the obvious. The only thing that wouldn’t make sense is his ability to kill his family…unless he suffered a total break from reality or it’s more oh Helena’s machinations…

Taeylor
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Taeylor

I have been watching since I was 13. I am now 37. I always heard about L and L so I watched their return. The storyline that kept me was Stone and Robin. I loved the show up until about 2008 and then it grated on my nerves. I am glad I stuck with it because since Eon and Frank took it over I am excited to watch again. It can be campy but I love Dark Shadows so camp is fun to me! So live GH!!!

Gert
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Gert

Wondering if Victor Cassedine is Fluke? With Helena’s jealousy over Tracy I am beginning to think he is the culprit.

Shay
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Shay

That was a strange reaction on Helena’s part….I noticed it, too, and it almost made me think that Fluke could be her late husband, Mikkos. That’s the problem with this storyline….inconsistent little moments are tossed into this scenario which make you go, wait a minute….that sounds like Stephan, or this one, or that one. I realize it is purely intentional to make us think—and to throw us off—but it’s truly become infuriating. Enough with the teasing….time to reveal the big truth, once and for all.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

That’s what I originally thought, also,Gert. But, then, everyone started mentioning all these other possible ‘beings’……I am not very well versed in GH history, so, my guess would not be a good one. It can’t be Stavros…not smart or sane enough to pull off such a feat….but, Victor? Most definitely.

Rose
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Rose

I’ve been wondering about Mikkos as well. After all, it seems no one is truly dead on GH.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

That makes so much sense, Gert. I originally thought the same thing. Now, it seems more plausible, only because Helena caters to Fluke. She is so submissive and always tries to placate him. But, I am just judging from what I see presently….have no background knowledge.

Dana1
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Dana1

Helena might be Patricia?

Linda
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Linda

On a different topic, anyone have ideas about how Sonny, Julian, and Ava will eventually be released from prison. How can the show go on with these main characters in prison?

Mary SF
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Mary SF

The best way for Sonny to be free is we find out AJ isn’t really dead, which means Sonny can’t be in jail for murdering a man who is still alive. Julian can get out since he never killed the man he confessed to killing and it shouldn’t be too hard to prove he is innocent and released. Ava — the only to get Ava off is we find out someone else came by after she left and they deliver the fatal shot to Connie—not Ava, so the point being when they want to get them out of the big… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

How would they do that, Mary? I distinctly remember, AJ’s spirit climbing the mansion’s steps into the light with his dead ancestors. Now, I’m second guessing myself, and at the same time, I tell myself…”It’s GH…everything and anything is possible”.

su0000
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su0000

naaaw

to get Ava and Sonny off is simple..
the recording AJ made via his phone has to disappear, that is the ticket out..

CeeCee
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CeeCee

There could be new evidentiary developments where something criminal on the part of the judge is being held over his/her head….or the governor’s head. The latter has the power to pardon anyone within his/her jurisdiction, I believe. I am sure TPTB will think of something. Whatever it is will be shoved down our throats and there will be nothing for us to do but accept it. The only other solution would be, as Mary suggests. Isn’t Julian in jail of his own volition?…..to protect himself from Fluke? This is something else that has me confused. Isn’t Julian worried that Fluke… Read more »

KansasGuest
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KansasGuest

Actually, if Anna is found to be guilty of corruption, ALL of the PCPD’s past cases could become suspect & ALL the people who were convicted (or even plead guilty) under her watch could petition for retrials & be released in the interim, couldn’t they?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@KansasGuest. You are absolutely correct. But, I hope that will not be the case. Anna is one of the good guys.

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

Oh come on, guys!

It would not be the real Anna. It would have been Liesl Obrecht in an Anna mask! Everyone is wearing these magical masks and it explains everything away. (Rolling eyes)

Rodd
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Rodd

I am so happy have a life that allows me to to watch my show (GH) for the wonderful show it is and enjoy the ride. I don’t have to do any driving. I can just sit back and enjoy it. Wish others could so the same and stop being so critical of something with which they have nothing to do. Enjoy it, people! It’s free.

harry
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harry

Why is it men with phallic sounding names always seem so bossy and testosterone driven? I think I will ask my friends Rodd, Thorn, Ridge, Dick and Peter.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Harry….I am speechless. Soooo funny. How’d you come up with these comments? It must be a gift?…..LOL.

Rodd
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Rodd

LOL!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I have nothing left to say on this subject/storyline….which is sooooo unusual for me to keep my mouth shut. But, I am getting older by the minute and I am so tired of playing this cat-and-mouse game or hide and go seek. Know what I mean? Get it over with, please!!!!. Let’s move on to Julian and Olivia. What about Nina and Franco? Or, give us a story about-I-have-become-Dr. Lucas-Jones(?)-overnight storyline. Let the new doctor continue his relation with Brad. What happened to that storyline….better yet, let’s get Jake on the road to Elizabeth. No more Phoenix figurine ridiculousness. I… Read more »

Aria
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Aria

I’m love the storyline although it’s played out way to long . I’ve been hearing that fluke will be Patricia and that sounds just too stupid and beyond silly, I know they say as soap fans we should inbrace the “camp” side to it but this would be just plain cheap storytelling if you ask me, I hope their is a real sister and hope someone like the great Erica slezak gets cast.. Now for a question? So luke is tied up in the basement does he get fed?? Does he get bathroom break or are we suppose to believe… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

Aria,

Wait for it … 🙂

KansasGuest
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KansasGuest

February is sweeps month. I’m pretty sure it will be wrapped up by the end of February. But, not in a pretty little bow. There have to be a few threads of complication that echo into the future. It is a soap after all!

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

“This sounds unrealistic”

Are we watching the same show? Ha! Ha! When has realism EVER been depicted on GH? 🙂

Timmm
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Timmm

Jordan and Shawn will open the coffin on Monday and Bill Eckert WILL NOT be in there. The only thing in the coffin will be the acting lessons Ryan Paevey’s parents bought him when he was a kid!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

We are expecting a blizzard tomorrow. We will be buried in 2 ft. of snow. If the generator does not kick in, I will be climbing the walls if I miss GH. Everything shuts down.

Timmm
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Timmm

Snow sucks! I subscribe to Hulu JUST in case, snow, rain, wind or Obama takes over the air waves. I HAVE to see my soaps! [My grandmother would be so proud!]

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

Timmm, that was a good one. It made me think of Geraldo Rivera and Al Capone’s vaults. Just one big, drawn-out tease.

Timmm
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Timmm

Chrystie, Gerardo is on “Celebrity Apprentice” and the dude is whacked out of his mind!

Domino
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Domino

Yeah, I know, Timmm, that’s what made me think of it. That buffoon is certifiable.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Right on the mark, about Geraldo, Timmm. Did you catch him without his shirt on the Apprentice? He struts around the set ‘en dishabille’ under the misconception that he looks like a demigod. This guy is so full of himself…and randy. Yuck and double yuck.
Good simile about the grave, Chrystie.

Shay
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Shay

CeeCee…Per your observations regarding Geraldo: Would he not be the perfect guy for Alexis? They seem to have certain characteristics in common. LOL.

Timmm
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Timmm

He has always been a showboat. He is smart and does have a business sense BUT no common sense! When I’m 70 I would hope to be in that good of shape BUT I wouldnt be prancing around on TV in my underwear, I wouldnt have poofy looking hair that should have been cut and styled 20 years ago, and lastly, I wouldnt be running around wearing some god awful retro shades that were purchased at a John Lennon estate sale!!!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Well whatever they do I hope it means the Haunted Star is blown to kingdom come– I don’t know why Lulu is so invested in the boat, she is rarely ever there, I’ve never see any customers, and since I’ve been watching the show only uses the set when there is some kind of big showdown which usually ends in a shooting of some sort. But I shouldn’t be surprised there are never any customers because who would want to go on that boat with the number of people who were shot and killed on it? It doesn’t make for… Read more »

Mary SF
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Mary SF

that should read Nathan and Maxine who shared their first kiss over a corpse

Timmm
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Timmm

Amen! Its funny how as soon as Johnny reappeared the Haunted Star was open for business with no customers! I like Johnny and Lulu together, though.

The substitute
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The substitute

Fact One: He comments every time he goes to the basement it stinks. Fact two: no one has ever witnessed the two together. Solution Dante will discover a dead body sitting in a chair in the basement. Think Norman Bates it has been Luke all along. The grave will be empty and Bill Eckert is the decomposed body in the basement. I just think RC has to at this point get a major pay off so it has to be something wild and crazy!

su0000
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su0000

hi..
That is a good theory ..
but-
Luke has no bathroom and the stink could be coming from his pants .. lol

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I had that same thought, yesterday…a little too late, right, Su? Maybe there’s a hole in the chair and another in Luke’s pants. Has anyone noticed a bucket or something under the chair? …lol. But, regardless of that notion, if we are to assume that Luke on the chair is really Bill’s corpse, then the smell would be from rotting flesh????? Yet, if Bill has been dead for years, then it would just be a sack of bones sitting on that chair. You know, I am sick of this story. But, as Dan points out, we moan and groan about… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

So, you are saying that Fluke has been the real Luke, all along? Interesting concept. Could it be that Helena did a number on real Luke’s mind? She has altered it so that Luke thinks he’s Fluke? Who is in the basement? Bill Eckert? Does that mean that Bill/Luke tied in the chair is nothing but a figment of Fluke/Luke’s skewed imagination?…. That he is really Bill’s corpse? Hmmm…..Holy moly, what did I just say? I don’t even make sense to myself.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

Several of us have been discussing Fluke has been Luke all this time but i love The substitute’s Norman Bates idea that its Bill’s corpse sitting in the chair instead of an empty one…now we got to discuss who will be the screamer who finds the body: Tracy, Lulu, Bobbi or Micheal???…lol

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Thanks, jimh. I’m starting to get a grip on the situation. I was lost the, for a bit. LOL. later.

mfarris70
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mfarris70

Great theory!

su0000
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su0000

Helena seen/knows fluke and she knows there’s something/someone in the basement..

Rose
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Rose

Interesting Norman Bates idea. That would make me think this is a deranged, real Luke, altered by Helena’s experiments when held captive by her, and now programmed like Jake/Jason. She just brought forward the horrible memories real Luke experienced in the basement at the hands of his father, with the baseball bat? And he’s acting out with a replica. So the stink is a dead body. But I can’t reconcile even real, deranged Luke wanting to kill his beloved Bobbie or Lulu. Oh well, GH writers bring it on.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

I really love this theory. If it were done right, it could be worth waiting for the story to play out. I’m ready for the reveal.

lizzy
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lizzy

Great Theory! I really like it and the split personality thing mentioned in comment above. NOW I just hope they wind this thing up already – it’s time to move on.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

You were right on all counts, the substitute. You deserve a congratulations….

Darlene McCoy
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Darlene McCoy

Phyllis from y and r is playing her part really excellent

harry
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harry

Yes she is and the new Adam is hitting it out of the ballpark too (and he didn’t have to have his balls deflated to do so).

Shay
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Shay

Not a Patriots fan then, Harry???? LOL. But you are right about JH as new Adam…..he is very good. I only wish GH had been smart enough to cast him first…..as the not-dead AJ! Although I’m loath to see anyone other than Sean Kanan play the role, I do believe I could make the exception for Justin….or Casper Van Dien! He began his career on daytime (OLTL) but I don’t know if he would deign to do it now….but I wish he would!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

We all said Justin would be great as Adam…I like him even better than Muhney.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

We love the Patriots in this house !!! Nonetheless, I appreciate the joke, Harry.

Linda
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Linda

Mary, you are right about Julian but Sonny would still have to go to jail for shooting AJ even if he isn’t dead. I thought that maybe somebody did go in to the hospital and finish AJ off….maybe Rosalie….working for Helena. Ava also has admitted shooting Connie so she has to do jail time for at least that.

I have a feeling that Sonny and Julian will break out, go to Fluke’s party and save everyone and then get off for time served.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Linda, that sounds feasible. It makes much more sense than anything else, so far.

su0000
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su0000

Well,
RC has a law degree, he is a lawyer ..
He has it planned how all will be set free a year ahead of us..
It is a soap and will not be right on, of course.. but RC will ballpark it..
(( its all only make believe)) 🙂

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I must add, Linda, that it will be so unfair and disappointing,if it turns out, that Sonny will emerge the hero when all is said and done. Again, he will get away with murder!!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Shay…hello, there.
I had no idea you were a Y&R fan, Shay…..yeahhhhyyyyy !!!!!

Shay
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Shay

CeeCee….I haven’t been a Y&R fan in years….I’ve just occasionally peered in on “new Adam” since JH took over the role. I loved him on Revenge…so I’m glad he is being well-accepted in this recast….but I still wish he were on GH!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Well since Sonny’s deal was for murder, if AJ was still alive he would still be let out for that charge, then it would be up to the DA to decide whether he would want to go for another trail on attempted murder charges– which Sonny wouldn’t plead guilty to since Carly has gotten her immunity and the evidence against him would disappear I bet. And the same with Ava, yes she shot Connie, but if someone else came in after ward shot her again and that was the fatal wound not Ava’s– she would be released on the charge… Read more »

Linda
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Linda

Could Monica really fake AJ’s death once again??? Yes, but please! She already did that once. I really hope it doesn’t go that way.

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

I do. I’d be willing to suspend my disbelief even further to have AJ back. Still, unfortunately even in the furthest realm of possibilities we still wouldn’t have Sean Kanan back…and Billy Warlock looks nothing like Michael…but I could think of a few actors who could fit the bill should the seemingly not happening happen.

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

If it turned out that Ava and Sonny were framed and someone was wearing an Ava or Sonny mask and the real Ava and Sonny (can’t believe I am having to talk like this) are actually in jail, then they would probably be exonerated of their crimes and the jail time would count as time served (like Linda said). I really do not see any other way out of this situation unless you make the two innocent – or go from ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK to PRISON BREAK and finally THE FUGITIVE. I would still like to believe that… Read more »

mfarris70
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mfarris70

I’m still hanging on to my idea that Fluke is Pat Spencer! I know, a transgender villain on daytime is as likely as the haters taking a day off from commenting.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

I think Fluke is Pat Spencer too. I thought that since they mentioned Pat’s existence.

dmr
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dmr

I have a ton of episodes on my DVR that I have yet to watch-no desire. I’m so disappointed in General Hospital. It’s too cartoonish and outlandish. I remember that in the 80’s there was the “freezing of the world,” Casey the Alien, etc.-which I didn’t care to watch either. I miss the Claire Labine era-of the Quartermaine’s, L&B Records, Brenda, Sonny, Ned, Lois, etc. I miss having a supercouple to root for, “cliff-hanger” Fridays, romances, excitement…

su0000
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su0000

Well, dmr
it is no longer the 80’s.. times have changed as have the writers..
GH rocks.. as close a soap could get to prime time and far from ”cartoonish” ..
too bad, you missed out on some really good stuff ..

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

I am with you, dmr, although the only plots that are interesting to me on GH right now are the truce between Sonny and Julian (but the addition of Franco ruined that the last few episodes) and Lucas being at the hospital. To a lesser extent having Brandon Barash back because he is easy on the eyes and can act. Other than that, most of the characters are, like you said, cartoonish and unbelievable in their naivete. As a side note, I used to adore Roger Howarth, but now I cringe when he is on screen as Franco. Kill off… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Dont like the actor James Franco, dont like the character Franco, and Roger as Franco is an embarrassment! What a waste of good talent! Same for Michelle Stafford. They have painted such a talented actress into a one dimensional corner!

dmr
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dmr

Chrystie and Timmm, I finally caught up on the show. Yesterday was a snow day. We got close to two feet of snow. I was pretty bored watching it. Had it on in the background. I always enjoy Sonny (hate the fact that he betrayed Morgan and slept with Ava. So much for loyalty. Nevermind that he killed AJ). Love Julian. I agree about Franco. I love Roger Howarth; but, I wish that they created a new character for him-a Quartermaine. Not sure what the point is to have Nina Clay remain on the canvas. Silas has hardly been seen… Read more »

Rose
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Rose

Speaking of the past, there have been no reference to the Mary Mae Ward /Edward Quartermaine/offspring story has never been mentioned. Thought it would have been brought up when they were looking for possible heirs to Quartermaines when they were trying to stack ELQ board. Even though I love Lila and Edward, there were some lovely moments between Edward and Mary Mae during WW2when they met.

dmr
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dmr

Rose,
Mary Mae reminds of when Luke’s club was open and the performances from Eddie Maine (Ned) and Mary Mae. Great memories, then! I remember rushing home from high school and watching General Hospital while doing my Algebra homework!

Double Z
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Double Z

Laura would have recognized that Fluke was not Luke in a NewYork minute! Gus’s no one knows hon better…soul mates forever!

KansasGuest
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KansasGuest

Laura was catatonic for years. Couldn’t even recognize her own daughter. So, that’s really doubtful.

Double Z
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Double Z

She didn’t recognize Lulu because she had grown up! She would absolutely recognize Luke…

Double Z
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Double Z

BTW,when she woke up and Luke was in the room,she recognized him immediately!

conniemac
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conniemac

okay, how about this? Helena stole Bill Eckert’s body and infused it (great pic) with Stavros Cassadine’s soul.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Stavros, as most of the Cassadines, does not have a soul. The devil has it in his possession. (Catechism 101).

Chrystie Delancey
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Chrystie Delancey

Here’s a new idea bordering on the “Fluke” is “Luke” theory. What if he is doing a Pam Ewing dream and the whole last year was a dream?! That would mean no Nina, no Nathan (if you count December 2013), no Levi, and especially none of Nina’s disgusting ripping of Ava’s baby from her womb. There was a lot of crap last year that could be gone if Luke is just dreaming or maybe it’s not even Tracy. Maybe it’s Laura or some other relative dreaming this is happening to him. SOMETHING has to be a dream because there is… Read more »

ellen
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ellen

okay this was fun for 3 /4 months…not so much anymore…when is this luke/bill storyline going to end. and is anthony Gerary leaving GH

NDR1956
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NDR1956

Fluke is…. ANTHONY ZACARA. Remember, the whole Fluke thing originally was about revenge against Sonny. Remember the computer video of Fluke with a big vase of flowers next to him, remember Fluke at the Q’s taking flowers out of the vase for his lapel. Anthony Z. loved his flowers. I believe Fluke is Anthony Z, Luke in cellar is real Luke, and the ALIVE Bill Eckhart will appear very soon in his orig. Bill E. hair and look. There will be a scene with 3 Anthony Gearys!!! I’ve thought this for a long time.

Sly
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Sly

I said the same thing Fluke is Anthony Zacara and I think that Johnny is in on it. Anthony was my first thought.
Did we spell Zacara right? LOL…?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

GH spells it this way…ZACCHARA, which is actually misspelled. It is an Italian surname, thus the correct spelling is…ZACCARA. In the Italian language, one never ever sees the letter H between the letter C and the hard vowels A, O, or U. It is a complete no-no. There is a grammatical explanation for it. One must master the language to appreciate the reasoning. But, who cares, right? LOL. We must go with what TPTB dictate…..I say this as I grit my teeth. LOL.

Dan
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Dan

A lot of people talking about how much they don’t like this storyline, and how they wish it would end, but that hasn’t stopped everyone from weighing in on who they think Fluke really is, lol. I love reading everyone’s theories. Some good possibilities, some off the wall possibilities, and everything in between. But with 110 posts in this thread and counting, that tells me that a lot of people are invested in this story, and interested in how it plays out, whether they wanna admit it or not. There hasn’t been anything “paint by numbers” with this storyline. Paint… Read more »

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

He is an excellent actor. In all my years of watching I don’t remember him turning I in a performance like this….maybe I just don’t remember. I don’t know if he can top himself on GH…if he’ll ever get another story of this magnitude. He did say he wanted to go out with a bang in a blaze of glory….just dawned on me…maybe he gets blown up on the boat…and it’s only after his death that we learn the truth…

Sly
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Sly

Hiding in plain sight.

It’s probably somebody we already know. Right in front of our faces. That would be a true GH twist.

OR

Sly Eckert (Michael Muhney) maybe??? This is GH, you never know.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Great post, Sly….excellent deduction!

Sly
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Sly

Thank You… CeeCee.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Shay. I love Justin Hartley. He has topped Muhney, in my eyes, so far. He is such a natural. I had my doubts when Y&R was recasting Adam, but when I heard it would be JH, I was elated. I knew he would not disappoint in the role. ….not too shabby looking either. BTW, I did reply on your Geraldo reply to my comment, but, I suppose my expressed phraseology was too risque’ for virgin ears….LOL. I bet all my posts get examined with a fine-toothed comb. So many are pulverized !!!!…LOL. That’s ok…it’s “their” prerogative and job. I would… Read more »

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Alex Is ‘Wicked’ To Anna; Franco Receives Devastating Diagnosis

Friday’s episode of General Hospital brought with it a clever play on the Broadway smash hit musical, Wicked, but no there was no singing, instead we had the always brilliant Finola Hughes, playing the good witch and the bad witch, in the form of portraying twin sisters, Anna and Alex as Halloween night comes to Port Charles.

In story, Anna, who is dressed for Halloween in white as a good witch, reads the report in front of Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) that proves that Faison did not have the marker for RA (rheumatoid arthritis) which then proves that since she did not have it, nor Faison, that Alex is the biological mother of Peter August (Wes Ramsey).

All this time, as Anna says, she blamed herself for being with Faison only to find out that was a complete lie.  Anna becomes so incensed by all of Alex’s machinations that she smashes a glass just as the power goes out.  Valentin tells Anna he was also used by her sister where Peter was concerned.  Anna questions whether she should warn Peter, that Alex might be after him and his unborn child with Maxie (Kirsten Storms).  Valentin is convinced they need to get rid of Alex, before she does something to them.

 

Anna does decide Peter should show know the truth, as Valentin leaves to find out Alex’s whereabouts.  When the lights come back on at Anna’s, she is clubbed over the head by Alex who is dressed in black as a bad witch. Later, when kids come to trick-or-treat at Anna’s, she has switched places with her sister offering the kid’s candy after stashing Anna away in the basement and most-likely locking her in there.

Peter is in a whole heap of trouble as he keeps getting creepy phone calls from Helena saying they have “unfinished business”.  We later see a trap is being set by Spinelli (Bradford Anderson) and Sam (Kelly Monaco) in a secret location.  Sam is using a voice-alternating ‘Pro Tools’ like audio software program to simulate Helena’s voice to spook Peter and to set him up!

Back at the hospital, Terry (Cassandra James) delivers terrible news to Franco (Roger Howarth). His test results show he has a malignant tumor again on the front lobe of his brain, and that it is inoperable and cannot be removed through surgery.  She tells him she wants to run more tests to see what options they have.

When she asks Franco if he has developed any symptoms, he flashes back to the night at Wyndemere when Ava’s (Maura West) painting was revealed and ruined with C077x spray-painted across it and a haunting dream he had, but denies to Terry that he has had any problems as of now.  When she tells him they need to tell Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst), Franco says he does not want to tell her, or the boys, about this.  When Liz enters the room, Terry and Franco keep mum as to his condition, for now.

Roger Howarth showed once again why he can always be counted on to bring poignant moments to his scenes as Franco.  Be on the lookout for what happens with this story.  In a November sweeps preview in the current issue of Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now, GH head writers, Chris Van Etten and Dan O’Connor teased about the medical crisis that it “may hold the key to unlocking one of the biggest mysteries in Port Charles – something that has been in the works for years.”

So, what did you think will happen next in the Anna/Alex saga?  What do you think will ultimately happen to Franco? Will he become the ‘killer’ Franco again? What could be the mystery the co-head writers are referring to? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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General Hospital To Air Special Election Episode In Honor of the Passing of the 19th Amendment & Women’s Right To Vote

On the Monday, November 2nd episode of General Hospital, just before election day here in the United States, the ABC daytime drama is airing a very special episode depicting and remembering the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution.

The inspiring female cast will go back in time as Laura Wright takes on the role of Beatrice Eckert, a suffragist, who is more than ever, determined to get women to exercise their right to vote.

Key to the episode are Eden McCoy (Josslyn) and Sydney Miykala (Trina).  In the story, it marks Josslyn’s first time to be able to vote now that she has turned 18. At first, she isn’t very motivated to vote, but when she and Trina find themselves traveling back in time to 1920, things take a turn as Josslyn realizes just how important it is to exercise her right to have her voice heard and vote, as those women before her fought for their rights.

In the all female directed, written episode, also look for actresses: Maura West, Nancy Lee Grahn, Finola Hughes, Rebecca Herbst, Nicole Briana Henry, Brook Kerr, and more of the female cast to be on-screen.

The episode’s key messaging, “Voting isn’t just a right.. it’s a privilege.”   All that to say, remember, to get on vote come Tuesday.

Watch the promo below.

What do you think of GH producing and airing this special episode? Comment below.

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Emme Rylan Addresses Reports Of Her Exit From General Hospital & Update On Plans With Family

Several hours ago, Emme Rylan (Lulu) of General Hospital took to her Instagram story to talk directly to her followers, friends and fans about her rumored exit on the ABC daytime drama series, and to share some changes in where she and her family will be living.

At that time, Emme updated everyone that since the landlord sold the house she has been living in with partner Don Money and their three children, that they had not found a suitable home for them to live, in Los Angeles, after their extensive search.  So for now they were going to put their things in storage and go on an extended road trip with the entire family in tow … in a car… under Covid-19 safety protocols with her kids still distance-learning, and that she would be documenting the trip on her Instagram account,

After she shared her original update, she later went back to her Instagram story to clarify her earlier statements after many fans were following up with her asking her even more questions.

 

Rylan shared:  “I am getting a lot of questions that I cannot answer …  people are kind of being confused that maybe I chose to take a vacation or take time-off,  so the only thing I can say is “no, I did not choose this.”  I can’t say anything else.  There you go.   That’s all I am allowed to say.   So, this trip is us taking an unexpected turn of events and turning it into something positive and fun for our family. ”

Earlier on her IG story, Emme addressed the reports of her exit from Port Charles explaining: “I am not in a position to be able to comment on the work stuff, so in terms of General Hospital, I am going to keep that topic quiet. All you need to know is that I love everyone there, we all love each other, I’m okay, and all of your messages of love are amazing … I love you guys so much — but I just can’t talk about it. ”

Then as to her plans with her family she shared: “We, meaning my family and I, have decided to do something completely insane. I have never done anything like this in my entire adult life. We are currently packing up our entire house and putting it in a pod and putting it in storage here in Los Angeles, and with only our suitcases, we are going to go on a Covid-safe, epic road trip.  I have been working every single day, Monday through Friday on a soap opera since 2004?  I have only been in New York and L.A, and I have never really explored life outside of this bubble.”

So, what do you think about what Emme shared with her fans and followers? Comment below.

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