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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Patrick to Robin: "Goodbye … Good Luck With Your Corpses!"

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Is it finally and truly curtains for GH’s Patrick (Jason Thompson) and Robin (Kimberly McCullough)? Well, after yesterday’s episode of the ABC soap opera, it seems like Patrick as painful as it is, finds himself with no choice but to walk out on his wife!

After Robin tells Patrick that Jason died, he can’t believe she still stayed behind at the clinic to work on reviving the evil Cassadines instead of returning home to he and Emma(Brooklyn Rae Silzer)!

Claiming this is groundbreaking and a potential medical breakthrough in saving lives, Robin says she needs to finish what she has started in her research, and pleads with the doctor side of Patrick to understand.

Heartbroken and fed up, Patrick finally realizes he has to let Robin go and move on with his life.  Next, in a very touching moment played by Jason Thompson, with tears in his eyes, Patrick tells Robin, “Goodbye … good luck with your corpses!”

Watch the break-up scene after the jump! Then let us know, do you think Robin is hiding something? Are you glad Patrick walked out on Robin?  Do you think Jason Morgan is truly dead? Comment below!

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dmr
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dmr

I honestly do not care. I think this storyline is beyond ridiculous-unfreezing corpses. Shame on the writers. I want to see core, historic families-Quartermaines, friendships, relationships, supercouples, cliff-hanger Fridays. Tired of the “Sam” show, too. It saddens me that this is what has become of the show.

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Amen.

Rodd
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Rodd

dmr, I appreciate and agree with the underlying sentiment of your comments, but I also think you’re a bit off base. Frozen corpses were all part of the Gloria Monty hay-day of the 1980’s when the Cassadines were in PC. Remember the Ice Princess? It was far out there and yet GH was riding the top of the ratings. I don’t care for storylines like that, but this isn’t something new to GH history.

harry
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harry

Rodd, the stories you mentioned were ridiculous, yes. But they demanded from the viewers suspension of disbelief. We followed Luke, Scorpio and Laura into the Ice Princess Journey because we loved these characters .The only way suspension of disbelief can work is if the characters remain true to themselves. Robin’s story is not working because she has been acting out of character, The writers seem to be writing her story as the go along. It’s also important to note that during the whole Ice Princess fantasy there simultaneously other, realistic and grounded storylines transpring such as Traci trying to win… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Harry…Each TV show we watch…each film…we, the audience, suspend out disbelief. Otherwise, we wouldn’t get emotionally invested in fictional characters in a fictional world. So, for me, the Robin storyline isn’t such a stretch. I see no difference in what they’re doing now to the story lines you cited. I actually welcome fantastical stories interspersed with the more “realistic” ones. Actually, even the realistic ones are usually way out of the norm so it’s a matter of degree! Daytime soaps (at least GH and OLTL) have often incorporated some type of science fiction or other worldly occurrences, people back from… Read more »

GB
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GB

yes, let’s go back to the classic days of GH stories about human relationships: weather machines… freezing the world… aliens… where have THOSE stories gone?

Christy
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Christy

bwahahahahaha

I loved that Casey the alien story!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

@Christy…

I loved Casey too! Sigh…where has all the magic gone… 😉

Harry
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Harry

Rebecca, I always respect your opinion. My stance is that the law of suspension of disbelief will not work if the characters are plot driven.
Nothing about Robin’s actions as of late are character driven. Not only that, her actions negate all the events leading up to her deciding to not confide in her mother or Patrick about why she is leaving the very family she fought so hard to come back to. I don’t buy anything about her motivations as the writers seem to be making it up as they go along.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Harry…thanks! Respect back to you! But, in this case, I disagree. Robin is a character who is moral, loyal, true to her family and friends…yet always goes with what she thinks is right. Back in the day, when she was part of the inner circle with Sonny and Jason…she still went against them to tell AJ he was Michael’s father. It didn’t mean she loved Jason any less, but she did what she thought was right, fair and the decent thing to do for all concerned. The fallout was harsh. In the current scenario, she had to put aside her… Read more »

Nikki
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Nikki

You, dmr, are clearly not a longtime fan of GH. If you were, you’d know that unfreezing corpses is one of the LEAST ridiculous General Hospital storylines. In some of the most popular years of the series, there were weather machines, freezing the worlds, Casey the Alien, etc. If anything, out-of-this-world stories, like unfreezing corpses, balanced by real-life dramas like breakups, death, love stories, is really taking GH back to it’s roots.

Mama
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Mama

If I don’t see Robin Drake for 20 years, it will be too soon!

harry
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harry

But Nikki, what the stories lack now is good character writing/development. Suspension of disbelief is only possible when the characters are well written–currently that is not happening. That is why GH is failing.

Amy Thomas
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Amy Thomas

theyre lazy & redo stories over & over & theyre almost always bad. They dont care about depth & good storytelling the only good “couple” are Spencer & Joclyn

CeeCee
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CeeCee

You bet, dmr. To paraphrase jimh, this is the most stupid and dumb storyline, but, not too far-fetched for GH. Are we supposed to hang on, with bated breath and listen to what ridiculousness comes out of Robin’s mouth? I personally am glad Jason is dead, if he truly is. I hope he stays dead and Robin spends the rest of her life trying to bring him back. Now, if it were Helena (sp) Cassidine being brought back? Well, then we’re talking. At least, she would create some havoc for Port Charles…it has been dormant for far too long. Nina’s… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

@CeeCee…

Many fans would love to see Jason back. I also think it’s a response to the dismay at having the Qs die one by one and the backlash for killing off AJ. I think Ron et al are trying to rebuild them…Monica will be back, Tracy, Jason, Alice, Michael coming into the fold, (Morgan and Kiki by association) and Ned. Actually, I guess I hadn’t been reading any spoilers, comings/goings because I had no idea Wally Kurth would be reprising his role for so long. I, for one, am thrilled with his return. Love the character and the actor!

aria
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aria

clearly robins got some explaining to do, i’m thinking she probably did try to get in touch with her family and thats when Patrick and Sabrina were run off the road. Victor is clearly “threatning ‘ her. theres nothing the show can do or the new group of haters that will ever make me not like Robin. I’ve heard the complaints about the actresss/character ect.. but nothing will sway me. So thanks GH and Kim for coming back when you do. i’ll take you in small doses or long ones no matter what.

Kaleesi
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Kaleesi

I think Robin is protecting her family too, otherwise it would be totally out of character for her to behave this way. The dismantling of Scrubs is disappointing after all the build up for the reunion but I have come to accept that Patrick has to move on if KMc is not going to be on the show full time. Luckily, I’m really loving SamTrick at the moment and hope it goes somewhere.

Jill
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Jill

Patrick doesn’t deserve Robin. He has always held her to a higher standard than anyone else. When Princess MarySuebrina lied about being knocked up…poof swept under the carpet. When Lisa was terrorizing Robin there was no proof. Screw the fact that Robin may be suffering from the effects of being held prisoner for two years, it was obvious she was terrified about something, but Patrick was too obtuse and wallowing in his own box of pain to really see his wife. This is Cartini’s way of cleansing Patrick and Sam thinking Jason is dead so they have a pass to… Read more »

Ang
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Ang

In total agreement with you, Jill. I always thought she could do better, even when he nearly begged her to marry him.

But I do understand why they used Robin as a plot point to move Patrick along. It’s been over two years and very few viewers bought his love for Sabrina (that quickly disappeared when Robin reappeared) so the writers had to find a way to break them up for now.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Be that as it may, I care for neither character. Patrick and Robin, that is. However, you are absolving Robin way too easily. You are giving her a pass for abandoning her child. Everyone seems to forget that. The writers do not even acknowledge that or address it. Yes, it is a soap, but some of us would like to hear Robin give a plausible explanation. Whatever she explained away is pooh-pooh. The fact is there is no explanation for leaving one’s kid to go chase an idiocy. Writers, end this one way or the other. There is no other… Read more »

Mary SF
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Mary SF

I sincerely hope Robin isn’t trying to clone Jason, or worse trying to transfer his brain into another body in order to explain why nuJason won’t look like old Jason. But knowing RC he already did vampires maybe nuJason will be GH’s version of Frankenstein. As for Patrick, yes it was time to put Robin behind him. If they want the actor to stay they will have to develop his character apart from Robin, otherwise he is just one half of a super couple that doesn’t exist anymore. Not sure this was the best way of ‘consciously uncoupling’ this couple,… Read more »

Jill
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Jill

You can blame Cartini for Patrick’s dullness. Two years stuck in Disneyland sucked the life right out of him. Gone is the cocky doctor and instead some bad variation of Prince Charming evolved. Patrick’s story should have been one where he spiraled out of control when he thought Robin was dead….just like the one person he never wanted to become his father. He could have met another woman to help him comeback. I will never understand why they thought Patrick goes to Fairyland was a good story for him.

Nick D.
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Nick D.

Jill, Patrick spiraling out of control when he thought Robin was dead, then meeting another woman who helps him come back…. that is exactly the story they gave to Patrick.

harry
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harry

Jill, I think Patrick got stuck in “It’s a Small World” Exhibit. You’d act like a dazed zombie too after going through what he did,

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

Kim has signed a contract and returns in the fall…hope that means a bit of a longer stay in stead of this coming and going!!!

Elite Advisors
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Elite Advisors

I have not heard this news, but by a contract, it may not mean what many of us would like it to…. we all know she is not satisfied acting, so I don’t want to get my hopes up…unless you have more news??;)

Cats
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Cats

What is your source, because it was made clear in an interview with EP Frank Valentini that Kimberly will only be appearing on GH as her directing schedule allows, she’s not returning full-time.

Kaleesi
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Kaleesi

What I read was Robin would be in and out throughout the fall. I think it was in one of the mags.

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

Kaleesi, i read it online…S.O.D., to confirm Kim’s length of stay…glad someone else seen it too!!!

GH50
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GH50

Even if it turns out that there is more to the story, which I assume there is, and if Robin has no choice, watching her constantly berated, turned into a punching bag and begging Patrick is just hard to watch. There are so many more interesting ways for these scenes to play out with better story and dialogue. I just find everything about the show these days to be of poor quality. It is like watching a spoof of a soap opera. Back in the day, competent and skilled writers would flesh out a story and write interesting and dramatic… Read more »

Stephanie
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Stephanie

Lol GH50, the show isn’t scientific enough for you? Give me a break. It’s a soap opera, if you want science, watch the Discovery Channel.

GH50
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GH50

I said it wasn’t intelligent enough for me. Great if it works for you Lol!
I don’t need it to be The Discovery Channel but I don’t want it to be Nickolodean either.I guess The Big Bang Theory, a show about scientists, should have no realistic references to science because it’s a sitcom.

Timmm
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Timmm

Go Stephanie!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I agree with you GH50. Some of us do want an explanation to some dialogue that is introduced. ….especially those of us who have a hard time swallowing what is fed to us if the flavor isn’t too savory. You are expressing an opinion and you do not need the sarcasm. Good grief, this site is not there for angry posters or for abasing people.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

That’s uncalled for.

harry
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harry

Go GH50!

Stephanie
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Stephanie

CeeCee,

You’re the only one here that seems to be an angry poster, sweetie. My comment to GH50 was meant in humor, which is why I used “Lol.” No need to be so defensive. GH50 does perfectly fine talking for herself and defending her own positions.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Well, Stephanie…adding lol does not lighten the intent…..Anger is not part of my life. ….waste of time and energy.

Stephanie
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Stephanie

I explained to you the intent, so hopefully we’re clear on that. Anger is not part of my life, either. Something we agree on. That’s why, while I respect people’s right to express their opinions, I don’t spend time getting angry about a TV show. Life is too short. Watching GH is an escape for me, something fun to catch up on at the end of a long work week. That’s what it is for me, I know it’s different things for different people. You take the good with the bad. Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Shay
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Shay

There is a lot more than proper medical nomenclature missing from GH these days….where is the imagination, the creativity that used to give this show its spark? The summer has been a totally dreadful one in Port Charles….boring and derivative with practically no exciting moments. The few highlights that did make it to the screen were far too brief, like the deliciously ditzy dithering of Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge Crane Coleridge (especially her “Roger/Mike” moment and “gorilla” storyline reference with Sonny, even though Ilene Kristen actually never participated in that King Kong farce, it was Randall Edwards….) and the… Read more »

Harry
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Harry

Thank you, Shay. Yes, yes and yes and if Ron is going to emulate an old comedy, why not emulate Arrested Development where each character either utters”I’ve made a huge mistake” or “There’s always money in the banana stand” at one point or another.
AnD CC? I hear you about LOL’s. I put them in the same category as smiley faces. Someone writes something slightly evil and they think a smiley face or a LOL makes it all right.

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

Lets see Robin bring her marriage back from the dead…lol…what if Robin is somehow trying to revive baby Gabriel or Rafe and thats what she doesnt want him to find out…i think Levi Dumbkindork is behind the drugs and Patricks accident and son of fluke…still wish fluke is somehow David Lockert…TGs first soap role from Bright Promise but he could still be Jerry or Bill! Why cant Monica be part of the fluke storyline…maybe the Q mansion is haunted…Monica hears footsteps in the hall at night, eerie whispering and laughter coming from behind Edwards portrait, sees Alan leaving the Qs… Read more »

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

My lousy editing: meant to say Tracy feels the unseen hand and Ned is pushed down the Quartimaine stairs by a dark figure as all the lights go out…

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

Im wrong…it was Victor…i shouldve known…lol

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Whatever you say, jimh. Everything you write is gospel to me. I am your biggest fan. Plus, sounds good to me.

harry
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harry

What Cee Cee said. (I am also really wanting to edit my posts, Jim). Anyway, great post.

curacaoman
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curacaoman

What is the big deal with unfreezing the corpses? Didn’t they just turn the machine off with LuLu?

GH50
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GH50

Yes, nothing is explained. Lulu was frozen, she was revived. Stavros was unfrozen by Helena years ago, now he’s waiting to be unfrozen again. Everything is just so thin and written like the audience is a bunch of eight year olds (which would explain all the story and screen time for Spencer) although kids shows that I have seen actually provide information and fill in holes. The show, the writing, is a joke and it is treated like a joke by the writers and the Network. I wonder how the hundreds of people who worked on General Hospital over the… Read more »

curacaoman
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curacaoman

You have read my mind. Very well said.

su0000
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su0000

GH50-
GH is awesome and modern..
ALL tv shows and movies do not explain everything, it moves on..
On night the man is in the hospital dying the next scene he is riding a bike lol
soaps can not stay formatted as in the 70, 80, 90’s they need to get into the 21st century media and be fast paced (the 21st century is fast fast fast and not many has time or want to watch hours of explanations, they want things to move on as the tv series and movies…. ..
GH is as it should be … 🙂

GH50
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GH50

Su0000 I have no idea what your point is. The point that Curacaoman and I were making is that Robin is spending her days trying to figure out how to unfreeze three people. However, people on the show have already been unfrozen, Lulu and Stavros. It has already been done. Are we supposed to forget that? Should there be an explanation as to why this situation is different and the previous methods of unfreezing can’t be used? The answer is yes and it would take very little dialogue to do so. Your explanation of soaps not being formatted like the… Read more »

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Hey… how about bringing the character home to stay and let Robin (recast if you have to!) and Patrick rekindle their romance and love and marriage and family… as the leading doctors at General Hospital where they are involved in stories about patients there, Port Charles citizens and mob family members, among them. Where they may be caught up in professional challenges and family crises. And honest human relationships that do not involve selective resurrections and impossible-to-believe science. I like a little reality on the menu, too, please. GH, when the Cassidines were first introduced crossed a line that weather… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

The girl who left Y&R who played Chloe would make an excellent Robin. Cast her now!

Jimmy
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Jimmy

I’m just really tired of Robin coming up with reasons and excuses for not being there for Patrick when he’s needed her. The writing for her character recently has made her unrecognizable. And I don’t blame Patrick for finally ending his relationship with Robin, but I really hope that doesn’t mean he’ll be paired with Sabrina when she (unfortunately) returns. I assume there is more to the story, and that Jason isn’t actually dead, especially with the rumors that Billy Miller is joining the show. I think it would have been much more dramatic that Sam run into a very… Read more »

GH50
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GH50

The “fatten something else” line was so ridiculous and emblematic of how low brow this show has become and how it appeals to the lowest common denominator. Sexual innuendo is fine and funny when done well. That line was nothing more than frat boy humor with the maturity level of a teenager. Similar to when Nathan said that Maxi enjoyed his meat. Seriously, just so crass and not funny. This crew can’t write drama, they can’t write comedy, seriously who are these people in the GH writing room and how do they have jobs?The show has sunk so low and… Read more »

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

When Sam was offering him the cash for info on Nina, he should’ve something like ‘I havent had a raise in years, and im not talking about the money!’ that line wouldv’e been more acceptable…imo…kind of like something a funny Mae West might have written…just a thought!!!

Shay
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Shay

I’m so glad someone else was as appalled as I was about the “meat” line delivered by Nathan…..I actually felt embarrassed for Ryan Paevey having to utter such a grossly off-color double entendre. Despite my disgust, I did not even want to dignify that comment with a response at the time it occurred. But that follow-up the other day with Sam and the techie freak was beyond the pale…..it was sophomoric and deplorable. Added to the ongoing sexual innuendo that Fluke spouted for these oh so many months, it simply demonstrates how totally bereft of talent and creativity this bunch… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

My thoughts exactly, Jimmy. That is a facsimile of what I have been trying to say. It is not the fact that we are hating Robin…that word is very foreign to me anyway, but the way her character is being written . Yes, there could be extenuating circumstances as to why she appears so remote….so distant. But, the fact remains that she could have given Patrick a sign of sorts. Not to say that Patrick was gushing with love either. The accidental meeting struck me as rigid and the atmosphere cold….the dialogue forced….rigid…stilted. I suppose this is an indication that… Read more »

Harry
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Harry

Good Lord, you all are making me so happy I am not watching this middle school drivel.
Remember when AMCs Aiden used to speak about his “spotted dick”? Get your minds out of the gutter, folks! Spotted Dick is a British dessert. But my point is that Aiden spoke of his spotted dick with wide eyed innocence. The writers did not feel compelled to inject middle school conversation into the dialogue. They left that up to the viewers.

Jenny Brooks
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Jenny Brooks

The August 7th show will answer many, many questions….and leave you with a few new ones! Great show today!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

For shame, jimh….very fitting pun…Lol

MissyLady
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MissyLady

No, it is not curtains for Scrubs. Happy people on a soap means zero story, so this is just angst for Scrubs and nothing more.

Omar
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Omar

This silly storyline will actually be great if she can revive Alan and Emily Quatermaine and her first love Stone..How about Lili, Sonny’s wife that died in the car explosion..Lili, Carly and Sunny in a romance triangle..Now that is a great storyline..If they can unfreeze and bring people back from the dead, why not them.??

Jimmy
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Jimmy

I think Stavros, Helena and Jason were kryogenically frozen right when they died, and therefore their bodies were preserved. Alan and Emily both died 7 years ago and Lilly died 18 years ago… their bodies have definitely already begun to decompose and having been dead for so long, I don’t think it would be possible to bring them back now.

harry
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harry

Maybe Ted Williams’ will be de thawed and he can whack the hell out of the Cassadines with his baseball bat.

su0000
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su0000

Yah She should reanimate all the dead and GH can have a Walking
Dead story, that would rock..
Zombies in Port Charles!! love it!

Or Jason can be like a frankenstein.. ..

Zombies are very popular!

harry
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harry

Evidently all of your friends are Zombies which would make you the life of the party.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

It is 8:45 PM in the east coast, su0000, and I’m still cracking up….your imagination slays me.

Nikki
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Nikki

I have never been a huge Robin fan. She’s had moments where I root for her, or really enjoyed her (usually with her parents or with longtime friends like Sonny). I’ve also never been a huge Patrick fan, especially after Guza had him cheat on Robin. That being said, especially with these recent episodes, I was SO Team Robin, I should’ve had a shirt made. Honestly, Patrick has been so inconsiderate and selfish, it’s unbelievable. I understand being upset that your wife, who you just got back, is gone, but she’s not on vacation. She’s SAVING LIVES. Especially the life… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

Thank you, Nikki!!! I, too, have found Patrick’s condescending and nasty attitude toward Robin extremely misplaced and unreasonable. Excuse me, but what wife on earth would care to be present for the birth/death of her husband’s illegitimate child by someone who so pales to her in comparison? To even suggest that she should have shown overwhelming concern, not to mention, actually turned up for those events takes unmitigated gall on Drake Jr.’s part!! How many other women would choose to do that, let alone under Robin’s circumstances, which truly prevented it? Only a self-absorbed jerk would put those kind of… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I agree with what you mostly say, Shay. But, I believe a child needs her mother at all times, not just during an injury or illness. I keep repeating myself here…there’s no good reason for a mother abandoning her child unless said mother was protecting said child from hard. If that is the case, that Robin is forced to behave so erratically and irrationally, then I will take a step back…or two. Patrick? I don’t even know what to say about this character anymore. His role needs to be edited and rewritten, if it is to be without Robin, sobeit….as… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

@CeeCee….Actually we are in agreement on that issue, as well….I strenuously voiced the same opposition and reservations to Robin up and leaving her daughter when this particular arc began, but unfortunately, that ship has now sailed, thus, Dr. Scorpio-Drake is currently looked upon as a woman who willingly abandoned her child, despite our knowing the truth behind her seemingly inexplicable “choice” to go and rescue Jason (et al) from their frozen limbo. The thing that is beyond belief is that even though Patrick knows some of the backstory, he still doesn’t seem to “get” that Robin is hiding the reality… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Gotcha, Shay. Clear as a bell. You are very expressive with your words.
Let’s just hope that when Sabrina comes back, her place will not be with Patrick. As you say, his character will not move forward but remain in frozen limbo.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

I think the show could really improve on dialogue, but in terms of storylines and direction, it’s gotten much better from the Guza/Wolf & Phelps days. RC knows how to add excitement and fun to a show, and the suspense and true drama has increased considerably since he and FV took over. With that said though, some of the stories have been pretty ridiculous and the dialogue between characters has gotten worse. But if you really want poor writing, watch Y&R. Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman are not fit to be head writers. There is no excitement, thrills or gripping… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Victor is running the show so we know that at least one or two dastardly Cassidines will be revived. I also think Fluke would be a Cassidine in disguise but the problem with that theory is Fluke hates Sonny and Sonny really has never dealt with the Cassidines.

mfarris70
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mfarris70

Ugh, so much hatred here from fans. No show is perfect but GH is damn good and I never miss it. I have my quibbles, too but they are never as important as what is so right with GH and the great work that Valentini, Carlivati and company have done to keep this show on the air.

I’m not saying that we don’t all have the right to our opinions, but why do so few people have anything positive to say? Why are comment sections used as a verbal vomitorium? You spread negativity, you get it back.

Janet
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Janet

Totally agree with you mfarris70. Valentini and Cartini brought GH back to its former glory. Sure, it’s not perfect (it never will be). But it’s way better than when Guza was around and the ratings proves it. And no, I’m not a former OLTL fan (never watched that show except from some random episodes here and there).

mfarris70
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mfarris70

Janet, thanks for taking the time to read my comment. As you can see, my positive attitude about GH is not much appreciated here.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

What you say is true. It is’t fair to regurgitate upon the writers or the characters. But, what if what we are fed gives us indigestion? Imagine a la-di-da conversation…as I said, this site is here to discuss, with pros and cons. I will agree that there should be a modicum of respect. Plus, there are plenty of us who applaud the show. There is a balance, if you take the time to read ALL the posts. I love GH…I disagree with the way some of the storylines go, but I, for one, am a faithful watcher of all my… Read more »

mfarris70
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mfarris70

I do read the posts and there is not a balance. Simple arithmetic proves that.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

No one said anything about not appreciating GH and its writers. We discuss what we feel positively and negatively. You should not be so insolent, especially to harry, who is such a fan of the soap. Please be nice and express yourself without being disrespectful.

harry
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harry

MFarris–here you go again, reducing fans’ disappointment to hatred. Once again, hate is not the opposite of love–indifference is. If fans didn’t give a damn they (we) would not be here voicing what is wrong with GH.
The love it or leave it mantra is a bit outdated and reminds me of the days of the John Birch society.

mfarris70
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mfarris70

And there you go again putting words in my mouth that I never said.

su0000
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su0000

I love GH, none better..
2 things I do not care for are Olivia and Robin..
I need to tolerate Robin and FF the irritant but I do not ‘hate’ her..
The soap characters are not real people to hate, they are fictional ..
Hate is a very strong emotion that stays in the real world with real people..
Anyone who can actually hate a fictional character needs help, run do not walk to the nearest therapist..

Harry
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Harry

Su00, the only people who use the word hate here are folks like yourself and other rabidly defensive GH defenders. Please stop throwing around the word hate or haters–it’s extreme and only makes you look foolish. And as far as your last sentence is concerned, there is so much wrong with it, I do not even know where to start. First, there is nothing wrong with hating a fictional character. Nothing. As you like to remind us time and time again, it’s not real life, hence not real characters. As long as people can distinguish between fiction and reality, as… Read more »

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WATCH: Nancy Lee Grahn, Jane Elliot & Kim Zimmer in ‘Covid Support Group’ Episode Two

Over the weekend, General Hospital’s Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) along with her creative partner. comedian, Kaore Bonell released episode two of the hilarious send-up ‘Covid Support Group” which features Grahn, and two other powerhouses known for their performances on daytime drama: Jane Elliot (Tracy, General Hospital) and Kim Zimmer (Ex-Reva, Guiding Light).

In episode two, Bonell and the three women are joined by a very special guest; when none other than former Los Angeles District Attorney, who tried the OJ Simpson Murder Trial, Marcia Clark, shows up!  We won’t tell you what happens, you’ll have to check it out to see.

Watching Zimmer as a boozy version of herself, Grahn with her brilliant comedic timing, and Elliot who is also perfection in this, is just too fun that every soap fan will get a kick-of, and even if you don’t watch daytime, think about how everyone is going stir-crazy during the coronavirus pandemic, and amp it up a bit and you have the genesis of this oh-so-timely series.

Best line of episode 2 was from Grahn:  During confessions during Covid, she says to the support group, “I bitch-slapped a guy who was hoarding toilet paper at CVS, does that count? Or does Erika Slezak get my Emmy for that, too?”

Watch Covid Support Group 2 below, and then let us know what you thought of it via the comment section below!

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General Hospital Shifts Production Restart Date

On Friday, ABC’s daytime drama, General Hospital has now determined to push back their production restart date given the escalating number of cases of the coronavirus as the pandemic has worsened in Los Angles County.

According to Deadline: “GH is now targeting the week of July 20 to resume taping. The situation remains fluid as new infections have been soaring in Los Angeles.”

General Hospital was previously eyeing a return to production this coming Monday on July 13th, before the COVID-19 outbreak saw a spike in numbers.

While GH is pushing itself back another week, The Young and the Restless is at this moment preparing to start taping new episodes beginning on Tuesday, July 14th.

B&B is already back in production and Days of our Lives is now targeting a September 1st restart.

So, glad that GH is holding off a little bit longer to ensure safety first for all involved from cast, and crew? Comment below.

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GH’s Mark Lawson Fuels At-Home Workout With Soap Opera Competition: “Dante, Dante, Dante, Dominic, Dominic, Dominic … But What About Dustin?”

As fans and colleagues of General Hospital and former One Life to Live star, Mark Lawson (Dustin, GH) know, he often posts on his Instagram account at-home workouts from his garage including: exercises with: kettlebells and free weights. In real-life, Lawson is a fitness guru, as well.

In one of his most recent posts over the holiday weekend, Mark used the constant chatter of a potential return of Dominic Zamprogna to GH to reprise his role of Dante Falconeri (which would pit Mark’s school teacher alter-ego Dustin at-odds with Dante, for the love of Lulu (Emme Rylan)) to charge up his workout routine! So what’s a guy to do?  Bicep curls!

Next, fueling his workout in a hilarious send-up, Lawson, as he is curling dumbbells remarks: “You want Dante back? Dante, Dante, Dante … Dominic,Dominic,Dominic … It’s all you talk about.  It’s all you care about, but what about Dustin?  What’s up with Dustin?  Where’s good guy Dustin? School teacher Dustin, who never shot nobody.  Never hurt anybody and all he wanted was a girlfriend.   All everybody talks about is Dante, Dante, Dante. Dominic, Dominic, Dominic.”

You can watch Mark’s IG post below!

Then let us know, if you hope there will be some healthy soap opera competition for the love of Lulu down the line between Dustin and Dante, if Dominic returns to the show.  If he does return, would you be Team Dustin or Team Dante? Share your thoughts via the comment section.

 

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Dante Dante Dante. #anactortrains #trainasif #healthycompetition #goodguydustin #dustinislosingit

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