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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Robin Finds Out Jason Is Dead Courtesy Of Faison!

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In another heart-stopping Friday cliffhanger episode of General Hospital, two major stories had some dynamic moments and they intensified.

First, alone with Faison (Anders Hove), Robin (Kimberly McCullough) is lamenting that her dear friend Jason (formerly Steve Burton) will come save her once he realizes she is alive and at Wyndemere!  Since Anna (Finola Hughes) and Robert (Tristan Rogers) are captive in the lab at Cassadine Island, Jason will eventually come and kill Faison and bring her back to Port Charles!

Only Faison hurts Robin in the worst possible way, revealing he shot Jason in the back and pushed into the pier and he is dead! Not believing him, Robin looks it up online that verifies that Jason is presumed dead.  Heartbroken and devastated over the loss of Jason, who willed her to live and move on with her life and towards the arms of Patrick (Jason Thompson), Faison and Robin have an emotional showdown.   Later, Robin is hit with another low blow when Britt (Kelly Thiebaud) and Nikolas (Tyler Christopher) return from a visit for Ben to General Hospital and Britt reveals that Patrick is engaged to be married to Sabrina (Teresa Castillo)! Big kudos to the performance of Kimberly McCullough for making us recall the deep relationship Robin shared with Jason.  Now we ask, how much can Robin take before she will just break?  It’s bad news after bad news for the young heroine!

Elsewhere, Sonny (Maurice Benard) finds out with conclusive evidence that Derek Wells (William deVry) is indeed Julian Jerome! And we also learn in a conversation between a locked-up Anna and Robert, that Robert knew and had a hand in Julian Jerome cutting a deal with the WSB to save his life.  Julian AKA Derek plans on killing Morgan (Bryan Craig) since he knows who he really is, but after Morgan gets riled up after seeing Sonny and Michael (Chad Duell) together as father and son, he tells Julian that he wants to bring down his father and he wants “in” on the destruction of Sonny!

So, what did you think of Robin learning the news of Jason’s death?  Did you expect that the powers-that-be would address it as this point in the storyline?  And, what of Sonny learning the identify of Derek Wells?  What will happen next?  Comment below?

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udhoop
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udhoop

I recognize Robin, I recognize Faison, I recognize Anna but sorry I still don’t recognize Robert. I don’t think anyone has been able to write for this great character since the late Gloria Monty may she rest in peace.

Erick
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Erick

Hi, I’m curious what aspects of Robert you’re citing from the past. I agree that he was written as a buffoon when he and Luke went on those adventures to the Markham Islands with the monkey. But I recognize this Robert, especially Friday when he was calling Duke “Lavery” like he always did and not believing that he had gone straight, and lamenting how a guy with the name “Jerry Jacks” got the best of them. If you were going to mention that he’s not romancing Anna like he used to (personally I liked his romance of Katherine Delafield more,… Read more »

SUSAN M.
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SUSAN M.

Well I recognize Robert and happy he is back and out of his coma. Anna & Robert aren’t going to die soon at anytime. They will get out of the lab soon.

GhLover
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GhLover

How much am i loving GH right now?? … VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Brit and Robin as friends? Oh yeah !!!! Take that Sabwwwina 🙂 Love love love all of GH right now .. Robin, Ava, Morgan,Julian, Lucy, Anna, Luke and Tracy, all of it ! well except Sabrina.. she can go click boom

Shay
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Shay

Right on, GhLover…..I also believe that Britt and Robin could become fast friends, as they share the same derision for Obrecht and Faison, not to mention what is obviously going to be the mutual goal for Patrick to reunite with his true love…..me thinks that this would be an especially beneficial way to rehabilitate and redeem Britt in the eyes of the viewers, not to mention the proper Prince Nicky!!! And it would be ever so delicious if the divine Dr. Westbourne were the one to put the tko on the GBWB’s barmy bethrothal!!! Poetic…..even Dear Mutta would be proud… Read more »

Gh lover
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Gh lover

Yeahhh Brita fans!!! Go team Brita 😉

Erick
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Erick

You mean “clink boom,” lol. I agree with everything else though, especially Britt and Robin as friends! That would be great!

Shay
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Shay

Oh you incorrigible guys with your “click BOOM!” And here I am the one who catches all the grief for my anti-“Sappy” screeds!!!! LOL….Seriously though, I think the only one who would have actually had the guts to barbecue the “Senorita Cinderella” would have been that glorious Gati creation otherwise known as “Dr. O.!” She is one ruthless mutter!!!!

Sonja Scott
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Sonja Scott

Britts still a lair her baby is really Lulu’s & Dante’s watch what I say. Robin needs a friend right now but she needs Emma & Patrick more. ..

Stephen Parker
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Stephen Parker

The writing has been seamless and the acting flawless. Kudos to all involved for dignifying the soap opera genre so superlatively! I have believed and maintain my belief that Robin’s efforts to reunite with Patrick may circuitously ebb and flow until the actual nuptials between Patrick and Sabrina. Given the underlying tenacity of Corinthos allegiance to family, I believe Morgan will travel a deadly course with Julian/Derek yet ultimately defer to blood allegiances and try and deter Sonny’s destruction.

emlons
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emlons

You knew from the time Morgan hooked up with Ava and his insecurities toward Sonny that he would team up with the Jeromes

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

So true…

Sonja Scott
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Sonja Scott

Morgan needs his butt beat.i guess Micheal proves water is thicker than blood. Morgan is a spoiled brat and a sore looser.. he is more like the young Carly

Gloria dodds Zimmerman
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Gloria dodds Zimmerman

I thought the writing for all the characters has been good not great but close enough to how I think of them … I’m very fond of Anna / Robert they feel real .you know I was probably supposed to be sad for Robin learning about Jason but I found it rather compelling and exciting …Robin could have acted more convincing ly…….. By the way please keep Tony Geary in your arsenal of actors …..

Joshua
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Joshua

I (and millions more!) was rather excited when Jason died, too.

🙂

Sonja Scott
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Sonja Scott

I want Jason back….he is the key to all this madness..it will take them all to take the Jerome’s down. Now where is Alexis loyalties she has a child with rivals Sonny & Julian…

Dan
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Dan

Another great week of GH!! I usually get caught up on an entire week’s worth of shows on the weekend, and usually I watch one or two episodes, then go do something else, and come back and finish later. Today, I started with Monday and I was glued to the TV, and before I knew it, I was finished with the entire week in one sitting, lol. Excellent storytelling, I love when they bring a lot of characters together under one big umbrella storyline. And needless to say, brilliant acting from Kimberly McCullough, Anders Hove, Sebastian Roche, Finola Hughes, Tristan… Read more »

heidi
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heidi

Loved Friday’s episode!!! Faison and Dr. O were fabulous as cranky… almost child like… relatives! Loved Faison with Robin… sorry to have her hear about Jason that way! Then about Patrick’s engagement… she is just not getting any good news! She’s so close to home and yet so far away! Can’t wait to get Anna and Robert out of the lab and back in PC. Looking forward to seeing Sonny and Julian’s showdown. GH is doing great!!!

Shay
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Shay

Aren’t “Faibrecht” just the most delightfully dysfunctional duo of doom ever??? As the pompous Pied Piper of Perfidy to the Machiavellian Mutta, Cesar is one twisted and temperamental mister…what unmitigated gall he demonstrated by demanding his spurned suitor and co-conspirator “cook” him one of his favorite German delicacies….apparently he liked Liesl’s recipes in the kitchen, if not the insane inamorata’s “maskless” affections in the boudoir!!! And giving as good as she got, the steely superwoman responded with a requisitely ruthless retort! Oh well, you know how it is ladies….can’t live with them, can’t live without them!!!

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

Ratings might not say it but GH is the true no.1 soap in daytime!!!

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

But is Jason really dead…

su0000
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su0000

I am thrilled with GH !!
The stories are mysteriously spellbinding!!
The acting suburb..
love the humor and suspense, GH offer variety, love it!!!

(I am among those who can live without bland Robin)

SUSAN M.
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SUSAN M.

I am happy she is back. Will be reunited with her parents, Patrick & Emma. And Sabrina will be out of the picture as far as Patrick goes…Enjoying the stories a lot also…

Beacon
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Beacon

LOL! I laughed! Faison owned that punk.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Well I did like the scene between Faison and Robin. The minute I heard Faison say Robin reminds him of her mother I got a chill up my spine, just thinking this guy might transfer his obsession for Anna to Robin. As for Morgan, one has to wonder if the gun in his back was the reason for asking Julian if he could join them. My guess, Morgan is only pretending to join them to save his neck and to find a way to save his father Sonny– but even I am wrong and he is really joining forces it… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Let me preface this by saying I LOVE GH and I hope it continues for many years to come. And I find EACH storyline compelling….I do like the Jeromes a lot…and I’m looking forward to how they work Morgan into the plot; I love Lucy 😉 and Scot…ISam/Derek/Alexis…Nicolas/Britt…Anna, Robert, Duke.etc, etc…BUT! I miss AJ…I don’t like how they built up his story and then dropped it/him out of existence…I don’t like how they’ve underused Duke, Mac, Felicia., Lucy…all four get just a few lines every few weeks…it’s insulting to them and disappointing to those of us who looked forward to… Read more »

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

A.J. is supposed to be back for Nov. sweeps…i too would like to see them interwoven more, especially Luke who should be showing Lulu some support during the baby custody storyline…Duke and Anna should be more romantic…currently they just seem like friends…Robert, Duke, Anna triangle would be nice…id like to see Duke and Alexis as a couple!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Reallly? I was hoping for Alexis and Julian…though she did dump Sean because of his mob involvement…but if I remember correctly was dumped by Sonny or she would have stayed with him. As for Duke…I’d like to see them give him much more story…and to amp up the Anna/Duke love affair…

Shay
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Shay

It would seem in terms of “maturity” that Duke and Alexis would make an appropriate couple…he just isn’t quite matched in the “youth genes” department for the “Divine Devane” at this point! Anna and a revitalized Robert (aka, “The Silver Fox!”) have such cool chemistry this time around, so a rekindled romance should not be out of the question for them, particularly if they are trapped in “captivity” for very long!!! On the other hand, locating the right man for Ms. Davis is quite honestly an almost impossible task….NLG has never found another one like Lane Davies as Mason Capwell… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

@shay

LOL

great write up of the lovelorn within reach but too laden with tantalizations she’d quip and whip in to a frenzy

honest to god Alexis – it doesnt ‘hurt’

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

I see good chemistry between Duke and Alexis…it seems there might be a Carly, Franco and Julian triangle…maybe? Alexis could still be paired with Duke but have feelings for Julian who she’ll probably end up with eventually!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Unless Julian “falls”…he’s only using Carly to get to Sonny.

By the way, Julian Jerome is actually only eight years older than his “daughter” Sam. (in real life.) Gotta love soaps…

Zoe
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Zoe

I absolutely love the character of Robin, having watched her grow up from a smart, strong-willed, resilient little girl to a smart, strong-willed, resilient woman. Kimberly does a superb job! Her acting on this episode was especially great. The death of Jason was one blow and then she was hit with Patrick’s engagement. Bam! I can’t wait to see how she reacts next week.

Rose
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Rose

Love that Britt is supporting Robin. Most unlikly friends but it makes sense cause she hates Sabrina. I like that Brit may help bring robin back to Patrick. Crazy twist!

DomSmythe
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DomSmythe

Kimberly McCullough is a fantastic actress: very real and very natural. She killed those scenes — and even made me remember that time (a year ago?) when Jason was “killed”. As for Ron Carlivati and Frank Valentini, or “Cartini”, I have mixed feelings about them. Surely, they’re a vast improvement on the last regime. They’ve brought more balance to storylines and arranged for the return of some beloved vets. However, they are ignoring couples with real chemistry like Franco & Ava, Nikolas & Elizabeth and Sonny & Brenda. (Brenda’s not on canvas, of course, but when she was it was… Read more »

Beth
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Beth

Wow………………….As a 50+ yr vet, I can honestly say the team of Carlivati and Valentini is the BEST thing to happen to GH since the irreplaceable Gloria Monty. What they have done in a year, is leaps and bounds over what JFP did in a decade. The way they have brought back characters from years past, is sheer genius, and the future looks nothing but promising. I have not enjoyed this GH for years. And for those trained actors pointing out the negative aspects of Kimberley McCullough’s Robin, obviously have not watched “Robin” grow up. The character has never been… Read more »

Gh lover
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Gh lover

Amen. Gh is the best its been since GLoria Monty! Its a magical time 🙂 New and old characters being developped in such a rich way, like Britta being Faison’s daugther! Congratulations Ron and Frank, i simply cant say it enough. Thank you for Robin’s return, the casting of the divine Maura West and Britta of course!! Loving Gh its no longer a guilty pleasure, its a must watch pleasure 😉

Jules
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Jules

DAYS had a fantastic week with Nicole/Eric, Kristen/Brady and Theresa/Jennifer/JJ. How come they don’t get a page dedicated to that great work? Why must GH get one after nearly every episode? I’m starting to watch GH again, and yes, the direction is good (obvious, frustrating, but good) but it feels like there is favouritism. Not a mention for some outstanding work by DAYS? How could that possibly be? And frankly, I was hoping Robin was talking about Duke. When I started to realize she was glorifying Jason I did what I always did when she sang the praises of Jaseface… Read more »

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

Days was good this week too…

Shay
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Shay

“Jaseface”…..most excellent moniker there, Jules!

Jules
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Jules

Hey Shay! My brother’s name is Jason, and he once had a girl come over. Being the absolute twit that she was, she called him “Jaseface”. To this day, many years later, I still tease him with the name and will use it against him when I want to torture him even more. Works everytime :).

Patrick
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Patrick

I know, right ?!?! I liken it to…. the little engine that could. Leave well enuf alone… NBC/Sony/DAYS it’s fine where it’s at…. I guess, cause, if it’s not lauded…. near enuf… I’ll take over the soap box 1. I’m dreading the eventual exit: The much deserved, lauded Eileen Davidson 2. where is Blake Berris… need ME so much Nick. soap box chatter sometimes, I wish evil deeds, bad behaviours ‘should’ WIN you can see the writing on the wall… as it were… and yet… I continue to root for Kristen, Theresa, the DiMera’s… LOVE Nick. hell… bring back Vargas… Read more »

Jules
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Jules

It’s my little soap too. I know many consider GH to be because it’s been on the brink of cancellation and “needs the love”, but DAYS is in just as much peril! It’s now being renewed year to year, and those years go by fast. I hope after ED exits they can keep the momentum going. The writers seem to be doing a good job with almost every story on canvas- making them interesting, connecting many characters, giving great hooks and allowing them to organically spawn other stories. So I have hope it will continue. But if it doesn’t, then… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

“…How come they don’t get a page dedicated to that great work? Why must GH get one after nearly every episode?”

Days of OUR Lives… may be 4th in the ratings…

but… I know fans know…. it should be 2nd… heck… GH deserves ONE. THE “1”.
DAYS deservedly so… near the TOP.

you can’t go their…. cbs’ shows are sunk

Patrick
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Patrick

at the “bare’ minimum…. (wink, wink, hint, hint) Scandalous behaviors surmount … reach climatic levels….

Father Eric… you are in judgment of yourself…. time to rip the cloth and cloak and dagger your white collar imprisonment

Nicole is wanton baren and has needs

after Kristen is exiled, JJ see’s the light, and Theresa is familial bonded… IE: Shane and Kimberly…

we need to turn the page… for MORE

Patrick
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Patrick

Justin Kiriakis’ uber talent Wally Kurth could this be THE ‘time’ to trot out the turbulence that Justin could reel… and bring to the forefront intelligence, hard knocks delivery we know he’s capable. it was intriguing to see Justin and EJ side by side and once at odds… to revel in… the Kiriakis and DiMera Empires going at it…. the eventual exits of Kristen and Chandler Massey hasten their heed (days production) to further along… how much the cast currently has…. I hope the story with Kate, Jordan, and Rafe… (yes, Rafe is TOTAL EYE candy.. but worthwhile) i still… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

Great story behind the “Jaceface,” Jules! (Guess your mom liked names that started with a “J” then?) I simply surmised that you came up with it to dead-right describe the single stony expression that SB wore throughout his stint as Mr. Morgan….little did I know! Thanks for sharing…. ; )

JR
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JR

I hope that bringing back the dynamic of Duke & Anna with Robert via the Derek Wells reveal is used as major story. There is nothing that would make me happy to tune in more. So much history there and Friday’s ep was all the more captivating due to that thread tying the ep together.

Jeff
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Jeff

Okay here’s where I have a gaping plot hole question. If Robin can get online, why the heck can’t she send an email to um… I don’t know… her hubby? Was that explained earlier or is RC just being his usual sloppy self?

SUSAN M.
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SUSAN M.

RC is doing a great job on GH. I have no complaints on RC at all. He rejevinated Gh..And it is so much better now.. I am happy I have this soap to watch.

su0000
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su0000

Robin could not send an e-mail with Faison watching.. He was watching her, ya know..
and it would take Robin a bit of time to create an e-mail account or accesses one and Faison would not allow that to happen, we all know that.

kaffe
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kaffe

OK I LIKED KIMBERLY M. return even though Im not a fan………..

I’m glad Sam and Silas are going a rode trip!!!!!!!

I hope they get BUSY ( you know what I mean)!!!!!

I would like RC to write a (PREGANCEY STORY) for Sam

Melissa
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Melissa

Didn’t she just have a disastrous pregnancy and who is the daddy story? Ugh

Engrady Pind
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Engrady Pind

I love the days on GH when I do NOT have to see Sonny or Carly or Franco on my screen. The Dimpled Don and Company make it a chore to stay tuned in. In terms of the Jeromes, I’d rather see the Alexis and Sam side of the potential story than anything to do with Sonny, Morgan, Michael and Kiki. I just don’t care enough about them to follow what they know or do.

Let’s get back to the Robin story and all it entails, even if it means Sabrina and Felix on my screen.

su0000
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su0000

I and many others love to see Sonny, Franco, Carly, Morgan, Michael!!
GH gives to all ….

(I for one have no interest in Robin anything)

Breaking News

DAYS and GH Director Joe Behar Passes Away at 94

Joseph Behar was heavyweight director in daytime drama having worked on both Days of our Lives and General Hospital and now comes word of his passing. Behar passed away on June 26th at the age of 94.

According to his obit, he died at his home in Manhattan Beach, California.

Joe spent the the bulk of his career directing Days of Our Lives and General Hospital.  He actually directed the pilot episode of General Hospital back in 1963, then came back the ABC daytime drama series 30 years later to direct it for more than 10 more years,.

Along the way, he won 5 Daytime Emmys for his work on GH, and had won six overall throughout his career. He continued directing until his retirement back in 2005.

Behar’s career started on the Ernie Kovacs Show and he also directed Let’s Make a Deal. and more.

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He is survived by his wife, Carolyn and his sons, Jeffrey, Steven and Greg Behar and his grandchildren, Alex, Mallory, Niko and Lydia.

Watch an interview with Joe via the TV Academy on his career including working with Frances Reid (Ex-Alice, DAYS), the pace of directing in daytime and more below.

Share your remembrances and condolences for Joe and his family in the comment section.

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GH’s James Patrick Stuart Releases His New Album ‘Clean Slate’

On Thursday, the highly-anticipated nine song set from General Hospital’s James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine) dropped  on Apple Music

The album entitled “Clean Slate” features the tracks: “Look Out Below”,  “My Funny Friend”, “Can U Feel Me?”, “World of Good”, “Don’t Tell Me”, “I Burn For You”, “Always Love You”, “Another Time”, and “My One and Only Love”.

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Fans of General Hospital, always love when James performs at the Nurses Ball’ but now here, Stuart delivers several original songs with his unique vocal style that make it unmistakable JPS.

Check out a preview of the album below.

Now, let us know if you will be adding “Clean Slate” to your playlists and more via the comment section below.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Austin Reveals His True Identity

Leave it to many GH fans who guessed right as to just who Roger Howarth’s new character of Austin will turn out to be!  On Tuesday’s episode of the ABC daytime drama series, we learned the last name of the character who is related to the Quartermaine’s.

For weeks, Austin has seemed to be fixated on Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) and the Q’s and now with this cliffhanger of a reveal we know why.

At a key family business meeting at the Q’s, Scott (Kin Shriner) who now seems in cahoots with Austin for a piece of the Quartermaine pie, brings Austin to the gathering.

 

When Austin arrives, Brook Lynn (Amanda Setton) looks none-to-pleased!  She clearly knows the guy.  When Michael struts up to Austin asking who he is and what is he doing here … Austin introduced himself as Austin Gaitlin-Holt.  Michael and everyone else look a bit perplexed as we fade to black.

However, GH history buffs know that Jimmy Lee Holt was the son of Edward Quartermaine and his mistress Beatrice LeSuer.  Jimmy Lee did some pretty reprehensible things while he was in Port Charles.  When he left he married Charity Gaitlin.  Upon the death of Edward Q. back in 2012, Jimmy Lee was left out of his inheritance.  Therein must lie some of the story…. and now Roger Howarth fans eagerly await to see how this new doctor in town and Quartermaine turns out to be.  Will he be a bad boy, or a misunderstood good guy?  We shall see.

So, what did you think of Austin being revealed to be Austin Gaitlin-Holt? Share your thoughts in the comment section, and also cast your vote in our poll on Roger’s new character below.

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