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General Hospital's Laura Wright Weighs-In On The Future Of The Carly/Todd Relationship!

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General Hospital’s Todd Manning is in hot water these days in Port Charles!  After finally kick-starting a romance with Carly Corinthos Jax, Todd’s machinations in the baby switch plot with Heather Webber, and the heartache it caused Sam and Jason, has finally come to the attention of Carly and she is devastated when Todd admits what he did.

However in the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now, Daytime Emmy winner Laura Wright (Carly) discusses the future of the relationship between Todd (Roger Howarth) and Carly, and from what we can discern, this dynamic duo could be in each other’s orbit for the long haul!

Wright revealed, “The relationship with Todd, in my opinion, and I’m pretty sure Roger as well, is a big deal!  Roger and I talked to the writers at the GH Christmas Party about how, yes, Blair and Todd are wonderful and Sonny and Carly have their history, but there is something about Carly/Todd that is whole new world.  For these two characters what’s happened between them is extremely emotional, realizing that they have fallen in love with someone and they thought it could be forever and now that’s messed up and it’s very difficult.”

As angry as Carly is at this point with Todd, Wright points out that deep down, Carly does not want Todd out of her life citing: “In her heart, she wants him to try and win her back and tell her that she’s the most important thing in his world and he will do whatever it takes to fix it. I have a feeling that writers are going to be forced into it.  (Laughs) I am telling you once all these scenes air the fans are going to go nuts!”

So soapers, are you on-board for a full steam ahead complicated, sexy, dramatic, and fun love story between Carly and Todd?  Let us know!

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redcaper
redcaper

As a Huge Todd fan and a long time GH viewer. Todd and Carly is not something I want to see. So many other things they can do with Todd. Not happy about this.

Tali Smith
Tali Smith

Totally Agree!

Denise
Denise

Agree 100 percent

mary
mary

I am a BIG Todd and Roger Howarth fan. I like Todd and Carly, and I like Todd on GH. I haved both OLTL and GH for more than 30 years. I will watch Todd wherever he isbut I like him more on GH

Christy
Christy

oh, me too! I’ve been watching since they started… since I was just a widdle kid! 😉 always loved todd – except for the old rape stuff, of course! And I really really like him on GH and with Carly. Did you watch Roger when he was on Prey years ago? I still have it on VHS!

Melissa Miller
Melissa Miller

Right on!

Jay
Jay

Viewers will never 100 % agree with a pairing of characters (poor writers) . I personally LOVE the Todd and Carly Together. I’ve never seen Carly look vulnerable /nervous around a male character as she does with Todd. Carly inspires Todd to be a better man (he admitted he doesn’t want to disappoint her ) I really hope they find their way back to each other.

Gayle
Gayle

I’m enjoying the two of them together!

Kelly Ryan
Kelly Ryan

WHO IS LAURA WRIGHT?

Eileen Hargis
Eileen Hargis

Laura is one of very favorites and has chemistry woth a doorknob, and I love Roger H. Also but I still want Todd and Blair to find a way to make it work. They share children, history and love. Carly needs a new man or bring back Jax.

Tali Smith
Tali Smith

I have to agree with this post also.

Denise
Denise

I totally agree.. Todd and Blair are Soulmate and belng together.. They have a 2decade Lovestory that is magical. Kassie and Roger are Awesome together as Todd and Blair and they deserve to be reunited. We were promised The Mannings on GH, we tuned in and we support GH.. Blair is the one true love and only friend that Todd has ever had/wanted/needed.
Carly belongs with Jax or Sonny.

Kelly Ryan
Kelly Ryan

WHO IS THIS CARLY?

mary
mary

I am tired of Todd and Blair. I like Todd and Carly and Blair needss someone new

Cath
Cath

This Carly & Todd thing is utter crap & I’ll be glad when they’ll both move on to better storylines. They’ve contrived a friendship and then a romance between those two characters from day one. Yes the actors have good chemistry together but the writing has to back it up or else it’s just out of character crap.

What do they really know about each other? Does Carly even know about everything Todd has done in the past? We all know she’s pretty much dabbled in everything shady but any woman would think twice before getting involved with a rapist, let alone one who led a gang rape. I also don’t buy that she’d take Todd back after everything he did to her precious Jason. If there’s one defining character trait that all the versions of Carly have had over the years, it’s their steadfast loyalty to Jason.

And I can’t even begin to tell you how out of character Todd has been portrayed in this relationship. Todd has had intimacy issues since the gang rape & just because he’s been tortured for 8 years, should not make those issues magically disappear. If anything, it should make him even more skittish. Blair taught him how to be intimate with someone again after Marty’s rape & it took Todd no less than 5 years before he could sleep with Tea. He’s known Carly for less than a year & already he’s taken her to bed? So out of character it’s painful to watch.

So no, I don’t want to be subjected to one more minute of this dreck.

Addy DeWitt
Addy DeWitt

I agree with your every word. Todd is a complex and dark character while Carly is just a shallow and selfish aging valley girl. In her presence, Todd starts to become mundane and uninteresting swallowed up the great big as, er, abyss that is is Carly. Moreover, they have NO chemistry–terrible couple, just terrible.

Denise
Denise

Couldn’t have said it better myself. Todd needs/craves Blair.. Blair and Todd belong together and will be reunited.. let’s not even compare this “Forced Codd” friendship to wht ToddnBlair share for almost 20years.

kelly
kelly

I watched just a little bit and the actress who plays Carly seemed to push herself on that poor man who plays Todd. Is it just me or was there zero chemistry? It seemed like that actress was all over him. I couldn’t watch it. When I used to watch this show, there was a real pretty actress with brown hair that I thought was “Carly”. She had a softer side but was strong too. This actress with Todd comes across as a hard, thick skinned person. I thought Carly was a mom, unless I must have the wrong show. This can’t be the same one.

B.J.
B.J.

I so share your feelings… absolute dreck! 🙁

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

I actually liked them as friends. Not liking the ‘romance’ or anything about them since Tomas went ‘missing’…

redcaper
redcaper

I agree with EVERY WORD.

Margie
Margie

No! Hate Carly.

curacaoman
curacaoman

The chemistry between Laura and Roger is amazing. I just wish he was playing another character.

Morgan Farantino Clark
Morgan Farantino Clark

I co-sign period.
AMAZINGGGGGGG chem for todd gorgeous self! what a BEAUTIFUL man the voice the swag,the bod,the whole AURA of bad boy”deep deeeep way deeep down”GREAT guy! mr.manning i love u! and we love u 2 at SOAP ACTRESS SPOTLIGHT on soaps.
i love how he say to the gorgeous,very extreme-talent LAURA WRIGHT he go on friday and thur epie: I just didn’t want to die,at that moment,i just wanted to b with u carly i just did NOT ! want to “LOSE you”…….the one tear she drop,i love her cry-on-cue what a great actor,and realistic actress,she make me adore her and todd too!
even if the OTHER Tall lovely blonde BLAIR might b todd soulmate sure,but right now i am NOT WANTING THEM AT ALL thank GOD!
we have new writers,whose exploring todd and carly i LOVE each minute the two kiss look at each other.1 OF THE BEST”SLOW build up to the slower love making scenes last week on new years i just love them!

Kim
Kim

I love the sound of this 🙂

Kim
Kim

i love Todd and Carly

Yvonne
Yvonne

I can’t wait! Todd / Carly & Lante are the only two couples I am really enjoying! Fabulous chemistry. I am so happy to find out the story continues. Now if Ron would give me more Elizabeth and AJ I would be a happy GH fan!! 🙂

Bonnie
Bonnie

Do you think that Liz and AJ should be a couple?? I thought of that but was not sure. AJ seems so cold.

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

I am not sure about Liz and AJ…maybe if we see them start as friends. Bonnie, I think AJ is a bit ‘cold’ and distant too. I hope that is intentional and he will ‘warm up’ after a bit.

Mendi
Mendi

I believe it would be nice to see someone treat Liz as badly as she treated Lucky…. AJ would be the man for that job, imo.

Caroline
Caroline

I like LW’s Carly, but I like them much better as friends than as lovers. I just don’t see a romantic chemistry between them. I adored Todd and Blair, and I would be thrilled to see them as a couple again.

Anthony
Anthony

OMG PLEASE DONT MAKE ME HURL NO WAY NO WAY UGH!!! I TOTALLY DONT agree about ms Wrights opinion of Todd and Carly. They are BORING together i usually watch a few minutes then ff those scenes. The pairing is VERY FORCED and even though Mr. Howarth has chemistry with a almost everyone i TOTALLY dont see it with these two. i certainly dont find them sexy or fun and considering just two weeks ago todd was jumping for joy that blair is not with tomas anymore and we know he still loves blair these two for me are MORE forced down my throat then ever. I hope that the victor is alive is finally setteled so we and todd find out he didnt kill his brother. That is the one point that is keeping todd and blair apart. For me the character of carly USED to be a kickass strong women but lately she has(as well as todd) been watered down to a mess who doesnt know when someone is lying to her face???come on where is the carly of years ago who would kick the ass of any man who lied to her.The only hope i have for all this is when PP happens and OLTL is brought back Roger Howarth, Michael Easton and Kristen Alderson go back home to llanview where they have family interactions and are not written OOC PLEASE SOAP GODS FREE TODD MANNING!

Denise
Denise

Agreed.

Janice
Janice

agreed

Andrea
Andrea

YES!!!!!! Best Daytme pairing in a lot of years!!!!! Luv luv luv Tarly! LW and Roger are a goldmine!

Sal Piscioneri
Sal Piscioneri

agree!!
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currygirl
currygirl

Agree two

Addy DeWitt
Addy DeWitt

Tarly? Oh how absurd. Carly has such a huge butt that it eclipses the sun as well as Todd. And why does she insist on wearing the most unflattering jeans 24/7 which only accent her gigantic butt? She is physically out of proportion with Todd.

Jessica
Jessica

Can’t you STFU about Carly’s huge ass? What is your problem? I am not a fan of LW and I think Carly is disgusting as a character, and I despise Todd and Carly, but for Christ’s sake, your constant, tedious and repetitive comments about a perfectly normal ass on a perfectly normal person are just fucked up. I mean, FUCKED UP. Every single blog you write has nasty comments about LW’s ass. Would you be happier if she had an eating disorder? Give it a fucking rest and confine your piss-poor writing to content and acting instead of physical attributes, which have zero to do with anything. I know you must be miserable in bumblefuck Wisconsin, teaching communications to a bunch of community college students, but don’t take it out on Carly’s ass. JESUS.

Mocha
Mocha

I guess people with nothing but long backs don’t have an appreciation for those with ample bottoms. I appreciate LW’s shape, and I bet other REAL WOMEN, her husband, and her male co-stars probably do as well… it’s refreshing to not see a stick figure on TV. Oh, and I love Tarly, BTW.

gloria
gloria

I love them too! Can’t understand all these negative comments. I just think Roger Howarth is so damn funny & SO CUTE-Dante said what are you doing with that pillow & he goes “fluffing it” when he had been trying to smother Johnny! Todd to me is someone who no matter what horrible things he does you just somehow understand/forgive it (like his sister Viki does!) And Laura Wright is the BEST Carly ever! When Tamara Braun played Carly I could not stand the character. Nothing against Tamara. Laura Wright rocks & so does Roger Howarth. Go Carly & Todd!!

Margie
Margie

I agree, go, Carly. Go straight to Y&R with Jason. Laura ok, but no match for Todd.

Jenn
Jenn

The negative comments are because Kassie Depaiva tweeted her crazy fans to make negative comments on this. It is rude and tacky and she got called out for it by many soapers. She needs to find something else to do.

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

Really Jenn? I hadn’t heard that…and it seems out of character for Kassie to say that. Glad she was called out on it.

I didn’t hear that – but I am not a fan of Todd and Carly romantically together. I liked their friendship.

Jessica
Jessica

Margie, you’re high, KDP doesn’t have “crazy fans” . I follow her on Twitter and she never did anything like that. Todd and Carly are disgusting together but that has to do with the revolting character of Carly, not KDP.

Jay
Jay

AGREE

Jay
Jay

My agree apparently fell to the bottom of the page. I was agreeing to the comment “this couples a gold mine”

Jen
Jen

I think Carly and Todd are awful together. The chemistry is just not there in my opinion. I feel the writers are forcing this relationship, I hate it.

Kahlee
Kahlee

I agree and I think it is a bit insensitive of LW to bring Todd and Blair’s history in to this. It doesn’t work to her advantage

Jenn
Jenn

I think it was more insensitive for KDP to bash GH and the couple.

Margie
Margie

HUGE mistake to bash a – and – she’s just plain wrong.

She sounds pretty desperate to say relevant in daytime.

Kat
Kat

what couple?? Todd and Carly are no couple. They had sex one time and then Todd’s secrets blew. It’s desperate of LW to presume that there’s some “forever love” kind of dynamic there between Todd and Carly when a few weeks ago Todd was crumbling up Blair and Toerenzo’s wedding announcement and screaming about it, and then did cartwheels when he found out he could stop Blair’s wedding and did. Carly’s a dumbass if she thinks Todd will ever feel about her the way he feels about Blair. Blair is Todd’s soulmate and one true love. It was completely inappropriate for LW to talk about TnB like she did, and for her to equate Todd and Carly’s FORCED and CONTRIVED friendship as something that has anything to do with forever. RMFE. They had a one night stand basically. She should be pimping her “forever love” with Ingo/Jax, that’s who Carly should be calling right about now. Todd and Johnny have both made a fool out of Carly.

Todd belongs with Blair and only Blair.

currygirl
currygirl

Agree, Jen

Lisa
Lisa

This pairing makes me sick. This is not a whole new world. They’re just replacing Carly w/Blair. Roger and Wright have absolutely no chemistry. Kassie and Roger have lots of chemistry. Its a shame Valentini did not sign Depaiva to a gh contract. They treated Kassie like shit. This Codd couple fizzles.

currygirl
currygirl

Totally agree

Jessica
Jessica

Carly is a Blair placeholder. I have said it for a year and will continue to say it. Carly is Blair Lite. We are not buying it. If viewers of GH enjoy it, great. I am not one of them.

Kay
Kay

Not for a relationship between these two at all.

heidi
heidi

If we can’t have Carly with Jax or with Jason/Steve Burton back as Jason Quartermaine…then yes… I like the dynamic between Carly and Todd… however it was good as friends too.

mika
mika

Wooohoooo!!!!!

I love this couple so much. Bring it on!!

Sal Piscioneri
Sal Piscioneri

whoot whoot:>)

anne
anne

i personally am alll for it for i like how the two work together and they do seem very comfortable with one another

Dahlia
Dahlia

I could actually see these two working out they compliment each other. Cant have her with Jason anymore so Todd is best right now.

tasneem
tasneem

Oh plz do Todd and Carly are the best. I thought they couldn’t do without Sonny and Blair but they have grown on me and I want more Todd and Carly

gloria
gloria

Me too!

Toddfan
Toddfan

I have always been a tnb fan but I’m a full on tarly fan these days. I love the chemistry between the two of them. I watched the jail scenes yesterday, what a amazing job they did. The scenes were full of emotion, angst, pain, drama and i dare say love. I have not been this excited about a week couple in a long time. I can’t wait for more tarly in 2013.

heidi
heidi

Agree about those jail scenes! They were both rocking it! THey have chemistry but maybe it’s more the kind of chemistry that brings them both into being better actors than the sexual type of chemistry. That’s why if they stayed friends and good friends that tried to make each other better people… I would be happy with that too!

Jenn
Jenn

I agree! I was a TnB fan for years but Tarly has won me over! Love them!

brian
brian

Yes, I love the idea… but with OLTL coming back… will Todd go home to LLanview?

randy
randy

ive never ben a huge carly fan ..its not the actress i loved laura as cassie lane on guiding light…but i have to admit the character of todd brings out something in carly ive never seen before,,,im loving this duo,,,,,general hospital is out of the emergency room and is recovering well,,,

Jen
Jen

Gross, I was really hoping this story would be over soon. It’s been rushed and doesn’t even make sense for the characters, so any chemistry they had has disappeared. Please make it stop!

SZima
SZima

No.
I like Carly & Todd as friends, not as lovers. This Todd has had his history re-written so much, he’s nothing like who he started out as all those years ago. Of course everyone changes & matures, but some of those basic personality traits don’t change. This Todd is unrecognizable.
I really believe the only women who would give him a chance in the love department are Blair and Tea because they’ve know him through it all and have an understanding of who and what he is…and why.

Christine
Christine

I respectfully disagree. 🙂

What about the choices that Carly has made in AJ, Jason, Sonny, Johnny, Shawn, Alcazar, Tony (a married man at the time). Jax was really the only decent choice she has made. Everyone else was or is in organized crime or a liar.

Falling in love with Todd is not that unrealistic.

gloria
gloria

Agree Christine.

SZima
SZima

I never said Carly didn’t make horrible choices.
I’m really just commenting on the fact that Todd, a rapist and a murderer, who had issues with intimacy, is now portrayed as a romantic hero. It just goes against his character.
Also, it IS characteristic for Carly to fall for a guy like Todd…just too bad that she is. Jax was really the best man for her. Too bad she screwed it up!
Finally, I love Todd when he’s mischievous and funny, but I get twitchy when he’s in ANY romantic situation.

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

As much as I prefer Todd and Carly as friends – I have to disagree with your statement that Todd is unrecognizable. He is the same selfish screw-up he’s always been! He makes choices that blow up in his face and he lies & manipulates to cover it up – until it all comes out.
The friendship between them was very real to me, as Carly CAN relate to Todd’s bad choices and how he handles them. If they took the friendship further and eventually had them become more involved, I would accept it better.

Bawoman
Bawoman

Hell, naw! Im not a rabid T&B-er, and I dont mind seeing Todd with another woman, but those 2 together are contrived, forced, lacks any depth and most of all, completely OOC in their relationship.I dont recognize them at all, especially Todd, whos become nothing but Carlys purse carrying comic relief bufoon.
I want to see Todd Manning on my screen and when hes with Carly ,the man is MIA.

Barbie
Barbie

This! I am not a TnB fan, I preferred Todd and Tea. I have loved Todd for years. I find his complete lack of conscience and sociopathic personality very entertaining. Codd makes me FF thru Todd which makes me sad. This couple has been rushed, makes no sense, totally unTodd like and has no chemistry, no matter how much LW wants to think it does. I want the real Todd back and I want Carly to go away, far far away

currygirl
currygirl

LIKE

o2b
o2b

Just wondering how long the “long haul” would actually be given the recent developments with Prospect Park’s revival of OLTL. Since they own the OLTL characters, how long can any of them stay on GH once OLTL goes back into production?

Also, in the most recent GH promo, the heat between Laura’s Carly and Sean K.’s A.J. is palpable. Those two generated more heat together in those few seconds in the promo than Todd and Carly have in all of their time together on GH. If I was Laura, I’d be all over a Carly/AJ pairing!

Kat
Kat

Hell to the NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO this is a toxic contrived and FORCED pairing. 3/4 weeks ago Todd was telling Starr that he is still in love with Blair and is waiting her out. “Todd and Blair are wonderful and all”?? are you kidding me?? Todd and Blair are the love of each other’s lives and they are still very much in love with each other.

Blair needs to be brought on PRONTO so that the audience can see just how much of a nothing Carly is to Todd in comparison to Blair.

Please GMAB how presumptiuous of LW to say she thinks the writers will be “forced” to write some future story for Todd and Carly. Todd needs to fight to get HIS FAMILY back.

All I can say is BRING BLAIR BACK NOW AND STOP THIS BS!!!!!!!!! and then SEND TODD and BLAIR home to Llanview.

currygirl
currygirl

Wow, well said. For me, this GH Todd is unbearable to watch. The writers are forcing this two down our throats. Absolutely no chemistry and so boring. Hurry up Prospect Park and bring back OLTL. Send him back to Lllanview pronto.

MM
MM

I really don’t see anything sexy or fun about these two. I see a man manipulating and a woman fool enough to fall for it. At least up until yesterday.

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

I truly liked them as friends and did not want to see any romance between them. BUT, listening to Carly recently, I would give them a chance if the story was done right.

melanieofoz
melanieofoz

There always have to be obstacles (storyline that is) in the way for a making of a super couple. This strengthens the characters, their relationship and fans start to root for them. Carly and Todd have that potential and hope the writers keep them going. Blair has chemistry with a lot of men. It would be wonderful for her to find someone who doesn’t turn out to be a psychopath or spy. Jack needs a positive male role model in his life.

Heather
Heather

I am bored out of my mind with Todd and Carly. Blair/Todd and Sonny/Carly had passion, love, insanity, and most of all they were entertaining. If Todd/Carly are a whole new world, then I prefer the old one. This is why soaps are dying. Forced couples with no depth!!!

Jenn
Jenn

I am soooo on board with this! Love this couple! LW and RH have major chemistry and their love scene was the hottest thing I have seen on daytime in forever! The characters have these qualities about them that make them a perfect match!

Ugonna Wosu
Ugonna Wosu

dream on Laura, while Cod has some fans, most people I see online still a)don’t give a damn either way and have no preference, b)want TODD AND BLAIR, or c)aren’t fans of Todd and Blair, but still think Todd SHOULD BE WITH BLAIR, and that this story MAKES NO SENSE. Todd going this long without going out there and searching for his OTB makes no sense. If he was able to leave TEA, a woman he had MUCH more history with and shared much more with, on an ISLAND to go search for Blair, there is NO reason the writers should INSULT us and tell us that somehow the 5 minute thing he’s had with Carly is so special that they’re meant to be together. The Carly fans will find another man to root for Carly with, let them give us back our TnB 20 year supercouple and quit being greedy!

Scott (ATWT fan)
Scott (ATWT fan)

As much as I’d prefer Carly+Jax to reunite, I’d be willing to accept something casual between Carly+Todd. They’re the two outcasts and those who enjoy the bad side of life sometimes. It’ll be nice to see their relationship develop.

Beacon
Beacon

I wish Sarah Brown was playing Carly. Her original version always reminded me of Roger’s Todd on OLTL in the 90s. You couldn’t take your eyes off them.

Jessica
Jessica

YES.

Ces
Ces

Laura Wright does amazing work but she really shines with Roger Howarth! Big fan of Carly & Todd!

Margie
Margie

Everyone shines with Roger, but not everyone needs that much bronzer.

Gwendolyn
Gwendolyn

Honestly, I have no words. I cannot believe that Todd has been this destroyed since his arrival in Port Charles. I mean RC has force-fed this contrived pairing since day 1 – from that stupid Cosmo quiz to reassuring Carly that she’s beautiful every single day to telling her she is the ONLY friend he’s EVER had. No Todd fan can actually think that that last part is ok. It totally rewrites his whole history. He’s had friends in Blair, but that was REAL friendship, and he wasn’t lying to her the whole time. He was friends with Tea and Sam Rappaport… Like the only way Ron can make this pairing exist is by completely rewriting both character’s histories. Never mind how Todd has completely forgotten about his family, never mind how Carly forgot about Jason… Ugh. This is just so wrong on so many levels and I honestly don’t know how Roger could be ok with it because this is just as bad as TSJ’s Victor. They’ve basically replaced Blair with Carly in Todd’s life and gave them a poor man’s version of their story – no history, no chemistry, no depth, no investment. Way to go, Ron. You’ve destroyed “Todd Manning” twice now. Carly can keep this pathetic shell of a once iconic character.

Barbie
Barbie

I couldn’t agree more. I think it’s shameful that RC has taken the iconic character of Todd Manning and cut his balls off then turned him into more of a stand up comic. This whole thing with Carly is so unTodd like and I hate more than words can describe. GIVE ME BACK MY TODD.

Jamie
Jamie

I think what they did with Todd was genius because they have made him likable. Before he was just a sociopathic rapist/criminal with major control issues. Oh but he loves his kids, so he’s a great guy? I mean it’s a soap opera. He has to have a leading lady at some point and Blair isn’t there. And what’s wrong with being funny???

currygirl
currygirl

Totally agree, bring back the original Todd

currygirl
currygirl

Totally, agree. Carly + Todd=Boring. No chemistry. No History. No Nothing

Jen
Jen

Excellent points! well said! I can’t even bare to watch Carly and Todd –BORING! All Todd does is look at Blair and you can see the love between them– I think the writing and this whole story stinks! Very close to not watching GH andy more–

Jamie
Jamie

I have been watching GH since 1985 and not once…NEVER, EVER, not even for ONE minute, did I ever believe the Sonny/Carly relationship. It seemed too forced to me back when they first started, although admittedly, I was probably too hung up on Sonny and Brenda at the time. However I have liked Sonny with others (NOT Emily, ew gross) and I have liked Carly with others (not Johnny). Now, I am LOVING Todd and Carly. He’s such an ass who messes everything up ALL the time, but he’s so funny and charming and as much as I want to strangle him, I can’t help but love him! I am ALL for this couple lasting.

Carol
Carol

Thanks for this interview, Laura. After yesterday’s show, my heart was breaking for these two. Wonderful job by both and it just seems like it would be a terrible waste of the great chemistry between these two actors to not write story for them.

Hoping for much more in the year to come and praying that the Prospect Park reboot does not interfere with their story.

Kahlee
Kahlee

.Send Todd Manning back to Llanview. If RH wants to stay on GH he can be someone else.

Carly Jacks makes my skin crawl. Todd and Carly are horrible togethr

susan M.
susan M.

I like Todd & Carly together! Todd seems sincere and I think he is truly falling in love with
Carly. First they have to get threw the present situation..I think Carly will eventually come around & forgive Todd. But I think it might take her a little while to come around. Carly has fallen in love w/Todd. It’s ovious to me…The way they look at each other (MAGIC)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I lie Todd a lot on GH!!!!! Like his character better on GH…

Ella
Ella

I completely agree! Love Laura and Roger together. Magic!

Rodd
Rodd

I originally liked them as just friends, but after watching them as a couple, I really like them together. They forgive the past, so it will be interesting to see how they deal with what happens while they’re together .

KMB
KMB

Yes, Carly and Todd work for my agenda. I hope they stay together forever. Then I want Jax to come back and fall madly in love with someone new, someone who will be the true love of his life. Someone who will be loyal and put him first, and someone who Joss could be proud of. Go Carly and Todd.

Shauna
Shauna

I can agree that Jax is much too good for Carly. But please, neither should Todd be stuck with her, he’s already endured being tortured for 8 years . Can’t we just pawn her off to anyone not named Jax, Todd, Johnny (fabulous actor), Patrick or AJ.?

Coleman could work.

KMB
KMB

I could deal with that, just as long as long as Jax can finally find some true happiness with someone else if they decide to bring him back. then, everyone could be happy….well, as happy as a soap allows one to be for awhile. 🙂

Maria
Maria

I would love to see where a long term pairing between Todd and Carly would end up. I think Roger and Laura have great chemistry. I think it is time for Todd to move on from Blair and see whatelese is out there for him romantically speaking. I also think it is time for Carly to more from both Sonny and Jax. So I say go for it, bring on Carly and Todd!!!

Susan
Susan

NO! I see no chemistry. Todd has been written as unrecognizable to try to force this contrived couple. They do not work for me at all and I can no longer watch Todd, as the person on my screen is not Todd Manning. At this point I can only hope that Prospect Park forces GH to stop using the character of Todd, because they have thoroughly ruined him.

currygirl
currygirl

Yes, send him back to LLanview where he belongs

Lynn
Lynn

I LOVE TARLY!

DaNk
DaNk

I’m glad to see Todd move on, if Blair can’t get past what he did (and really, he was much more forgiving for what she did to him), then I want it to be with Carly.

Good stuff. Can’t wait. These two have amazing chemistry together!

Melanie
Melanie

Wait-what? How did anything that Blair did to Todd compare to the numerous horrendous things he’s done to her? Pretty sure stealing their newborn, selling it off in Mexico all because he thought the baby was another man’s trumps all.

CTwildheart
CTwildheart

I agree with Melanie…Todd did FAR worse things to Blair than the other way around.

Carly
Carly

I love the thought of Carly and Todd. both have so much
to make up for in their

lives and Todd is so funny
and wants good he has to earn it. I can’t wait to see what they write for the show now.

todd
todd

I am loving Todd and Carly together. It is so refreshing to see Todd opposite someone that has not already been through the ringer with him. I adore Kassie DePaiva, but there is no way Blair would still be in love with Todd. Their pairing at the end was forced. Todd lied to her every other week. He gave away her baby and led her to believe it was dead. they should have been over at that point. Carly will forgive Todd, she has done terrible things too. I look forward to years of trouble from these two.

Albert
Albert

I love Carly and Todd together. Hopefully Carly forgives Todd and they get back together.

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GH Preview – Week of June 25, 2018

This week on General Hospital, after a rather unsettling sound is heard from another cell at Ferncliff, who could be in there? That is the question Jason (Steve Burton) asks Kevin (Jon Lindstrom) from last Friday’s cliffhanger. Will the mystery person be revealed?  Meanwhile, Jason’s janitorial gig may be up thanks to Mary Pat (Patricia Bethune).  Looks like Carly (Laura Wright) may have to go it alone.

Then, look for Michael (Chad Duell) to try to entrap Nelle (Chloe Lanier) at her own game as he finally comes to terms with that he must be the one to save his mother.

Elsewhere, will Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) be hot on Nina’s (Michelle Stafford) trail and find out that she has been complicit in Peter’s (Wes Ramsey) kidnapping?

Check out these teasers below, and then let us know what you are looking forward to most this week on GH via the comment section below.

MONDAY JUNE 25

Jason is unnerved.

TUESDAY JUNE 26

Michael gets a stern warning.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 27

Sonny is interrupted.

THURSDAY JUNE 28

Jordan learns the truth.

FRIDAY JUNE 29

Sam helps Jason.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Julexis Goes To Therapy

On General Hospital, Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) was able to convince Julian (William deVry) to attend therapy with her to help her better understand her issues with men and relationships, which all of have been tainted by the destructive relationship between her father Mikkos Cassadine and her mother.

When Julexis sits down for the session with Dr. Kevin Collins (Jon Lindstrom), things take a bad turn when Alexis starts explaining to Julian why he is there, while Julian feels it’s just an attack on him, and their past, especially when it comes up how he held a knife at her throat on the pier and tried to kill her. Julian tells Kevin that everything he did was to protect his family from his crazy sister, Olivia.

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Julian is ready to storm out, but Kevin suggest they implement more structure to the session to make this work for everyone.  It’s clear Julian does want to help Alexis, and/or also come to understand something about himself and their relationship, and why it splintered.  When asked by Kevin why Julian felt encouraged to pursue Alexis when he first came to town; knowing he was a criminal and she was on the right-side-of-the-law, Julian with tears in his eyes says, “Redemption.”  Julian says he fell in love with Alexis, but also liked the idea of proving and becominga better man.  He then says that both of them were trying to break the cycle of violence from their pasts, and he wished they had both been able to do so – in a heavy-dose-of-reality moment for Julexis.

The session ends, and Julian and Alexis walk to the hospital elevator, and he agrees to go to more sessions with her, saying that they both have issues to address so they can move on with their lives.  Alexis thanks Julian and offers one day to repay this favor.

In these scenes, William deVry and Nancy Lee Grahn brought the heartfelt emotions and the internal conflict that has made Julexis a dynamic duo on GH.   Now with Julian seemingly moving on with Kim (Tamara Braun), and Alexis wanting a fresh start, will these joint therapy sessions enable them to do that  … or perhaps can they resolve the issues that have plagued them, and move on with each other, and grow from it?

So, do you think this is the true end of the road for Julexis?  What did you think of the performances of Will and Nancy?  Comment below.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Chase and ‘Janelle’ Two Sides To Every Story?

On Tuesday’s episode of General Hospital, viewers were given more of the back-story between Chase (Josh Swickard) and Nelle (Chloe Lanier) told through a series of flashback from their disparate recollections.

At the PCPD, over the phone, Chase thanks his former police partner, Abby for sending the files he had on one … Janelle Benson.  As he peruses through the files and sees the image of Nelle contained within it, and a postcard from Florida, Chase flashes back to his interrogation room and meeting suspect ‘Janelle’, when he was working as an officer in Maine.  Nelle was being questioned in the drowning of her fiance’ Zack..  Chase asks why the upset ‘Janelle’ chose to vacation in Maine instead of Florida.  She says it was so Zack could put space between him and his disapproving family.  However, ‘Janelle’ does admit going kayaking was her idea.

Next, she cries that she had to make the decision to try to save Zack from drowning, but thought maybe she might die too, so she decided to save herself, and not go in after him, in what was an impossible situation to be in.  Abby questions ‘Janelle’ about Zack changing his will right before they headed off for their vacation.  ‘Janelle’ lets it firmly be known that it was all Zack’s idea to change his will.

Chase believes ‘Janelle’ is innocent, but Abby thinks Janelle is played the helpless victim card.  Chase decides to release Nelle.  Later, Chase remembers traveling to Florida, because Nelle was reportedly being harassed by Zack’s family.  When he got to Florida, he recalls staying in a motel, and was set to meet up with her at a diner.  However, ‘Janell’e surprised him while he was half-naked in a towel and the door of his room.  Next thing you know, things get hot and heavy as she seduces him.  Chase flashes to them hitting the sheets and being in the throes of passion, and promising to take care of everything for her.

Meanwhile, Nelle and Michael (Chad Duell) are talking at The Floating Rib.  Nelle admits to Michael that she has a past with Chase, and her fear of him trying to bring her down now that he is in Pot Charles.  She says that Chase would do anything to get ahead in his career.  Michael asks if Maine was truly the last time she saw Chase.  She says it wasn’t, and says he followed her to Florida.

Now, as there are two sides to every story, Nelle flashes to coming to visit Chase at his motel room; where he is only wearing a towel . In her version, she portrays Chase as the instigator.  She start to cry and tells Michael that in her gut she knew that something was off about Chase, but she felt like she was drowning inside and he was her lifeline. Nelle says Chase became obsessed with her.

Then while alone, Nelle remembers how she was able to get Chase to go out to the store and get her some water after their hot sexcapade.. Once she is all by herself, Nelle calles the police to report misconduct by an officer at the motel.  Meanwhile, Michael has headed over to the PCPD to confront Chase.

So, which version of the story of  Chase and ‘Janelle’ do you believe? It appears Nelle has done a number on Chase. What did you think of Chloe Lanier’s performance where she can go from portraying the victim in a situation, to an evil bitch, with ease?  What do you think of Josh Swickard as the PCPD’s main cop, now that Dominic Zamprogna (Dante) is on his way out of GH?  Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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