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GH Executive Producer Frank Valentini On What's Next In Story For Jason Thompson: "A Lot Will Happen With Patrick Over The Summer & Into The Fall!"

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This week on General Hospital fans of the ABC soap opera are seeing Dr. Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) a bit more in the swing of things and into action.

Patrick and his friend, Sam (Kelly Monaco) identify and confront the person the evidence seems to reveal is responsible for causing the car accident that eventually claimed the life of Patrick and Sabrina’s premature born son, Gabriel.

During the red carpet at the recent 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, On-Air On-Soaps caught up with GH executive producer Frank Valentini for just a few moments, during the fast and furious arrivals of his cast to ask him what the future holds for four-time Daytime Emmy nominee and GH stalwart Jason Thompson in story.

Valentini revealed, “A lot will happen with Patrick over the summer and into the fall, and we also have Sabrina’s return.  Jason Thompson is a tremendous actor who is constantly refining and reworking his craft.  He’s always in class, and he is such a wonderful guy and amazing.”

In addition, when asked about his ability to cast the likes of soap superstars such as: Maura West (Ava), Michelle Stafford (Nina,) and Donna Mills and bring them to GH, Valentini responded, “We have a tremendous cast, and we choose everyone very carefully, because of the caliber of actors such as Maurice Benard (Sonny), Laura Wright (Carly,) and Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) … you’ve got to bring in some pretty big guns to compete with them.  You will see Donna Mills (Madeline) again this summer.

Watch our “quickie” video interview with Valentini after the jump from Emmy night!  Then weigh-in, what do you think will happen next for Jason Thompson’s Patrick Drake?  What do you want to see happen?  We know that Kimberly McCullough (Robin) is due back, and according to Valentini … so is Sabrina!

 

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Jill Blackwelder
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Jill Blackwelder

I want Patrick to end up with Sabrina because we know Robin’s return is temporary. He is a great actor!

Jennifer
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Jennifer

Yes I hope that Patrick end up with Sabrina to give them a real chance to be a family and to see Patrick choose Sabrina over Robin this time because Patrick hurt Sabrina last time by picking Robin and I would love to see what is going to happen with Robin when he be with Sabrina and Emma

carolyn Bingley
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carolyn Bingley

I want Patrick with Robin they belong together I love them both

Lashan
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Lashan

I could not have said it any better!!

harry
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harry

Why would you wish Sappy on Patrick? Hasn’t he cried enough? If he doesn’t stop crying the Port Charles Levees are going to burst.

katherine
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katherine

Patrick belongs with robin plain and simple

scyren
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scyren

The only thing that would make me happy is if Sabrina died or stayed away. I don’t get her appeal. She is one of the most annoying characters ever. Pabrina was horrid, had no chem, was rushed, and Sabrina was shoved down everyone’s throats. I don’t need characters constantly telling me how great someone is…blah blah. I hate her more than Sam and that’s not saying much. I still don’t understand why they didn’t go with Patrick/Liz after Robin died. Would have been so much better of a storyline. Although I enjoyed Patrick dumping Sappy on their wedding day. Newsflash,… Read more »

William
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William

Can we completely erase the memory of Robin from his mind?

I wish I could from mine!

Cathy
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Cathy

I would like to erase the hacks like RC that ruined characters like Robin for their pets. So glad many stopped watching and didn’t drink RC kool aid.

gslam
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gslam

Um…you realize the actress who plays Robin chose to leave on her own accord, right? What were/are the writers supposed to do? I guess they could recast her, but then everyone who is determined to hate RC and FV will just find something else to complain about.

And for all those who supposedly stopped watching, there are a ton more who have taken their place, as the ratings have reflected.

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

First of all Kim was planning to leave GH before Frank and Ron took over…and Kim is a smart woman who i believe wouldnt agree to make these appearances if she believed Ron ruined her character…yes, i agree the writing should and could be better…and speaking of better there were far better GH couples than scrubs whom i wish were still around: Leslie and Rick, Monica and Alan, Luke and Laura, Frisco and Felicia, Bobbi and Tony, and Lucy and her duck…lol

gslam
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gslam

@jimh: Yes, exactly. 🙂

sirfirchick
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sirfirchick

Robin and Patrick took time to grow and became so ingrained in each other’s hearts…nothing will ever compare. Kim M / Robin has been a key character for over a quarter century. KM has other explorations in her life but wants to work out a recurring type situation. If the writers could step out of their “let’s give Sonny his 45th nervous breakdown” comfort zone, they could write Patrick and Emma a story line that worked around her schedule and still be very interesting. Sam, no. Sabrina, ugh no chemistry. Just make Scrubs work.

Tina
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Tina

So, Jason would only work when Kim is available? And if she needed months off. Then Jason would not work?

I am a Scrubs fan and I get your point. But, Jason should not have to leave or just go recurring cause Kim cannot commit fulltime. I admire Kim for following her dreams and I am happy for her.

But, Jason is on the show full time and deserves a story, not just to wait until Kim is available.

sirfirchick
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sirfirchick

@tina If you read my comment clearly you would see that I wrote “have the writers step out of their comfort zones and write a story that is interesting.” With HER being recurring and theirs continues. Veterans leave and their counterparts go on. Robin’s character could be saving her dad, sick, in other words, “not a choice to go, but had to go.” that way Patrick isn’t taking it personally. Therefore, Patrick and Emma miss mommy openly, chat etc. There are plenty of fun and exciting things they could do while Robin is “off screen.” I wouldn’t sacrifice one character/actor… Read more »

harry
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harry

I wish we could erase Sappy Princess away from our collective minds.

Shay
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Shay

You and me both, Harry! However, it would sadly seem that Sobby has left an indelible taint over these past few years…and what a summer bummer that she is returning so soon. I had at least hoped for a blessedly Sappy-free summer.

Siam4ever
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Siam4ever

He needs to stay away from Sam and Siam. Go wait on Robin or Sabrina and leave Sam and Silas alone.

Harry
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Harry

I’d rather watch my Robo vacuum roam around my floors looking for dirt.

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

and when your done you can bring that vacuum over to my house…lol

gslam
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gslam

Sigh…if you’re so angry with GH, why spend your time talking crap about it when you could be spending your time watching and talking about a show you actually like? Seems like a waste of energy to me.

mfarrs70
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mfarrs70

You’re wasting your breath! I’ve been saying the same things for months but some people have empty lives with nothing to do but crap all over.

Timmm
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Timmm

Thank you.

scyren
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scyren

Because you keep praying the crap will get better because you’ve watched it for so many years. People are entitled to their opinion or be upset that their fav show is craptastic now.

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

Robins return is short so i believe the Drakes will divorce as Sam and Patrick become a couple…because of Nina and Rafe, Sam and Silas do the splits but when you add Jason(Billy Miller) to the mix will Sam dump Patrick and return to him?…Meanwhile, Nina stalks Ava with a knife…she breaks into Sonnys home to kill Ava but my mistake she stabs Carly…Ava finds Carly with a knife in her back that is missing from Francos collection…Ava wonders if Franco or Sonny meant the knife for her…without thinking Ava pulls the knife out of Carlys back just as Sonny… Read more »

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

meant wonderful…duh

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

A Happy And Safe 4th To All!!!

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

Looks like Rafe dies and his heart goes to Alice?

Daniela
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Daniela

Patrick and Robin are soul mates okay? Nothing and no one can get in the way of that. People need to realize it will always be Scrubs! GH even said there not over and wont be over. So give it a rest!

Cathy
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Cathy

Exactly! You cannot even try and compare the propped princess who was handed Robin’s life to the supercouple Acrubs who have over 9 yrs of history and chemistry to the forced pairing using Emma, Britt and Robin to make it work. It still didn’t work for many and they tuned out.

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

Maybe if it was over we could give it a rest…

Lashan
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Lashan

Yes Patrick Robin are soul mates!. I do not watch GH anymore really but I could not watch he with boring Sabrina sorry but they made me want to fall asleep lol!.:)

Dee Dee
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Dee Dee

I want Patrick to end up with Sabrina I love them as a couple

Jennifer
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Jennifer

Yeah I two want Patrick to end up with Sabrina I love them a as the couple I just hope we get our wish for Patrina

harry
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harry

Not going to happen–sorry.

Johnny
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Johnny

I can’t get past his arrogance and ego!

harry
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harry

Johnny, if only!! I want Patrick to go back to being arrogant. Since Sabrina’s make over during the Disney on Ice performance (Nurse’s ball) Patrick seems passive and emasculated. And yes, it seems as though he is always crying. Robin took him on and made him take a look at himself while he took her on about her being a control freak. That’s why they worked as a couple–they were flawed characters with oppositional traits. Having said that, I accept that Patrick and Robin are over. I’d like to see Patrick with anyone who brings out his spirit. Sabrina merely… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

“… I’d like to see Patrick return to being that charismatic, arrogant and handsome devil again” GH really needs to showcase a male character in this manner … again.. and to the delight of clearly the women… have a ball…. in this manner… Ava, Carly, Nina, … all with twofold cojones… let’s see some man…. NOW … unfold, unleash, have at em’… what ever his penchant it’s something to wish for…. and I digress.. as it would seem the writing may not be up to par they certainly didn’t live up to the Scrubs of past regime Oye ! your… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

ps: the only male character that I can think of that even comes close or remotely resembles : FUN is Brad… and i don’t mind that at all…. he delights in taking his character when and wherever the one character that could have oodles of a good time…. not to mention hottie… but just never prevailed… and I have to wonder… what the actor must think…. but… it’s Roger Howarth… HE has all the elements of smolder, personality, and onward and upwards… and lead the show…. alas, to this day… Franco is nowhere…. I couldn’t believe… he’d get jealous of… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

this is neither her nor their

but HE’s their

swag strut swear and swayed by : Morgan

LOL…. : wasn’t he all that .. working on the waterfront project in those delectable jeans…. Ava’ right… he’ hers

stud muffin’ing his james dean sweaty self

thank god he’s not with Kiki

I truly accept Morgan’ Bryan Craig

sidebar : i think he’s GH answer to DAYS Rafe’alicious… TREAT

Eileen Hargis
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Eileen Hargis

Everyone is so positive Billy Miller is going to GH to play Jason. He also might be playing Lucky. Anything is possible, u know,

Josh
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Josh

The latest rumor is Billy Miller will be the new Lucky Spencer, thats what they are saying. Frank Valentini is so handsome, he is just fine, one hot hot man. Lol. Frank is very tall and we should bow and bow to Frank, for saving General Hospital from cancellation. Ron too.

David.
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David.

2 years ago, I saw Frank Valentini at a restaurant. I SAID hi to Frank, He was so friendly and chatty with me. He is a very good looking man.

Cathy
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Cathy

SCRUBS ONLY! I want to see Patrick wake up and smell the coffee. Sick of how they wrote Patrick the last two years like a idiot. He listened to a nurse instead Of his heart and was talked out of both of Robins phone calls. Patrick belongs with Robin and only Robin not some pet of the head writer and ex producer. I want Scrubs back where they belong. And for the record Robins return is short THIS time but longer later on. Blame FV because ALL this time KIMBERLY HAS BEEN AVAILABLE. Kimberly can come and go all she… Read more »

Dan
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Dan

Teresa Castillo aka “The Nurse” has the right to take time off, it’s called maternity leave, it’s a federal law called the Family and Medical Leave Act. So to say that she hasn’t earned the right to take time off is a really silly statement on your part. You act like she took a vacation to the Bahamas. Get a grip. Just because you don’t like the character she plays doesn’t mean you need to disrespect the actress.

Cathy
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Cathy

Sorry FV, Like it or not GH DIDNT deserve to win any Emmys this time. This past year was bad. Still don’t know how make up won an Emmy since it a so bad. You shouldn’t see the bags under some of the actors and actresses eyes. So glad the Emmy people didn’t fall for stunts under FV and RC. NB used Robin’s name and history when it was about the coming out of a nurse who has NO history and forced on viewers.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Not sure if you really are asking why they won, but I believe,the make up work they won for was for the whole Faison in a Duke’s mask, and when the mask melted off his face and not for the day in and day out make up. Most make up wins in movies and television are for special effect make up, aging people, wounds, monsters, aliens, that kind of work. Those mask might be silly to watch, but a lot time and effort by creative make up artists goes into making them– I think they deserved that Emmy. Masks might… Read more »

Jimmy
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Jimmy

And Y&R deserved to win instead? This past year on Y&R has been one of the slowest and most boring years in recent history. The writing has been and still is pretty bad, whereas GH’s writing was so much better than Y&R’s. I still don’t get how Y&R won for writing and drama series, and GH was completely shut out, without even a nomination – it makes no sense

liz
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liz

G.H writing was horrible.Y&R deserve the win.

Lara
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Lara

I really Patrick and Sabrina to have another go without 3rd party involved.

liz
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liz

Patrick and Sabrina had no chemistry.We prefer her with Patrick temporarily because we thought Britt might turn into another Lisa Niles.Scrubs should have their happy ending.Hell Robin deserve a happy ending.

Lora
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Lora

I absolutely love Robin and Patrick together. Their chemistry together was extraordinary and I could look at the two of them together all day long. I don’t like Patrick with Sabrina…no chemistry at all. Sabrina is a sweet girl, but she is not the right match for Patrick. I’ve been watching older GH episodes of Robin and Patrick and oh my goodness their chemistry is off the charts. It’s rare you see a chemistry like they shared and how natural and comfortable they were with each other. I am glad the character Robin is coming back to GH (for a… Read more »

Jewel
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Jewel

Agree with u 1000%. The story lines they had were sometimes a bit far fetched but they were real. They always worked it out because of that chemistry they had. I just wish there can be one happy couple in daytime. It will be hatd to accept what is going to happen, but as long as he doesn’t move on with sabrina it will be ok (not ok but u get it)

Lashan
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Lashan

ITA Me To!.

mfarrs70
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mfarrs70

See that little bar with the buttons all over it? That’s the remote control. You can change the channels and even turn the TV off. There, nothing is being “forced” on you. Stop being so melodramatic with the hidden agendas and conspiracy theories.

gslam
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gslam

*mic drop*

Done. 🙂

harry
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harry

See the little X on your computer screen, mfarrs? You can ex out this blog and not be subjected to comments which disparage your beloved show. It works both ways and what a boring world it would be if we all conformed to each other’s view points. We watch soaps for escapism, and commenting about those soaps, be they negative or positive, are part of that escapism. Why you and Su000/Gslam fail to understand this despite being educated to this end again and again is just mind boggling.

mfarrs70
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mfarrs70

I’m not suggesting people don’t share their opinions, but the haters always seem to think that’s what this is about. And what you fail to understand is that criticism works both ways. I criticized you, you criticized me. Fair play. What I’m questioning is why people who hate GH pop up here day after day spreading their messages. Watch something else, it would be a much better use of an hour a day.

Patrick
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Patrick

Frank Valentini

Please imagine all the possibilities : upheaval : drama ensuing : major trigger : Big ONE

Billy Miller : @ Matt : Patricks brother

woah

harry
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harry

Patrick–love this idea–also love Jim’s idea of Miller playing Dillon

sharon
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sharon

I can’t invest anymore into this show, although I’m always tempted to return and see the magic happen on screen with Jason T. and Kimberly M. I have the ultimate respect for Kimberly for leaving the show to pursue a dream, but miss the days when actors (and the show producers and writers too for that matter) would not return to a show when they can clearly see how their character has been compromised. Robin would NEVER leave Patrick and Emma especially after they thought she was dead for so long – and not even for the Saintly (not) Jason… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I think the Robin/Patrick fans are a tad over invested. It’s a TV show! You liked them as a couple? Great. They might be splitting up…just like couples do every day in “real” life. Patrick will move on, Robin will move on, Emma will survive…and only you, dear fans…can save yourself from this self-inflicted tragedy.

Soaps unravel lives. That’s why they’re soaps. They twist and turn and spin new stories…new alliances, new romances…resurrect and destroy. Go with the flow…enjoy the show…and chillax……………..

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

Id like to see Patrick away from both Robin and Sabrina and once in awile have some dark and menacing mood swings from a head injury like i posted with suOOOO below…away from love triangles at least for awhile!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I don’t know jimh…I like Patrick’s stability and charm. He plays “poignant” very well…I don’t see him going over to the dark as in criminal side…especially with Emma. He does need an interesting storyline though, be it romance or other. Maybe he’ll become unhinged…revert back to drug use…he’s been under a lot of stress to say the least. Though I’m hoping not. I like the steady Patrick.

Kim
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Kim

Who cares about Sabrina. So excited Kimberly is coming back and for Scrubs to be reunited. Jason and Kimberly are amazing in scenes together and can’t wait to see more of them as soon Patrick and Robin are back together.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

They’re probably not going to be back together…at least not while Kimberly is off directing…or until/if they recast.

su0000
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su0000

Out of all the soaps GH has the most powerful actors, no doubt of that..
Having JT/Patrick up front will be a treat!!!

Looks like were are in for a great summer/fall ..

Hope Robbins gets killed again, her too many in and out returns should end .. 🙂
If they don’t kill Robin then she’s back for the divorce / whichever keeps her gone will do

Use2luvGH
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Use2luvGH

I would like to see the squeaking clean doctor having some deep dark secret.. Was he involved in the organ donor ring along with Dr Webber?? Something other then him being in a love triangle when Robin comes back.. Been there done that. Frank, Ron, Please Give JT a meaty s/l worthy of an Emmy.

su0000
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su0000

yah!!
Patrick needs to stop being a petunia/a puzzy boy..
He needs to bust out, get a little crazy and wild..
I would love a dark menacing Patrick,,
He could get hit on the head and turn dark and evil ..
ahhh I would love that !!!!

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

Suprise! Suprise! Im agreeing with you here…i too would like to see Patrick move away from both Robin and Sabrina, and have some dark and crazy moments…Ive been watching Britains Coronation Street where the character of Nick suffered a head injury and has some dark and crazy even menacing moments that frightens members of his own family…GH should do the same with Patrick…sudden unexplained mood swings and then we learn later he had kept secret a head injury he had from the car accident…id love it!!!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I think the head trauma/evil deeds was already covered by Franco. LOL…

I’m thinking what I posted earlier. IF they have Patrick spiral down…it just might be from addiction. From there he loses custody of Emma…where does she wind up? With Anna? Does a newly cast Robin come back and take full custody?

Does Patrick let Rafe die on the table? I’m so hoping not…or…is he responsible for some permanent disability which haunts him and adds to his stress…thus his drug use?

Something’s bound to shift with him…but if so I hope he eventually reverts to “good” Patrick. I love that guy!

su0000
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su0000

jimh ,
I volunteer you to tell RC that we want a darker menacing Patrick by whatever means-
He could come back from Cassadine Island changed..
Patrick is a powerful actor and he would perform dark very well..

I’d bet PT would love to have a character change It would be exciting for him..

((Tony is having a blast with Fluke ..

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

I already do write to the soaps…and i might just suggest that storyline for Patrick too!!!

su0000
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su0000

jimh
Jason Thompson would be a great dark guy, his acting is powerful..
bet he’d creep me out, and that would be awesome!!

he wouldn’t have to be dark forever but it would give Jason Thompson/Patrick a much needed change…

k/kay
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k/kay

Memo to FV if you are being interviewed by someone please pay attention it is called common courtesy! Geeze! How rude was FV!

Jimmy
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Jimmy

At certain times he did seem to lose focus, and he was a bit arrogant when he was talking about the recent casting additions like MS, MW, etc. But when you’re in charge of a show like GH and have such a talented, star-studded cast, I think you have some bragging rights lol

su0000
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su0000

other people were talking to him like hi etc..
that was easy to see others wanted his attention, also..
he was polite to look/acknowledge them and yet not respond to them while he was talking with Michael ..

Adrienne C.
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Adrienne C.

I have come to the realization that Patrick and Robin are over. It upsets fans because the story storyline does not make sense. I stopped watching in March.

dmr
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dmr

It was a terrible exit storyline, Robin leaving her family to “unfreeze” Jason. Beyond ridiculous. I agree 1,000%!

Charday
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Charday

GH has been good of late, but whatever happened to Monica Quartermaine? I don’t think we’ve seen her since April at AJ’s funeral (and we barely saw her then). I just hope when it comes out that Sonny murdered AJ, that one–Sonny goes to prison permanently, and two–that we see Monica confront Sonny.

janet
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janet

Is FC just as dense as RC or does he just think we are.I don’t drink Kool-Aid, I knew Kim wants t direct, and has acted on this show her whole life and is tired. Suebrinna has no on screen chemistry with Patrick the one she did have chemistry with they sent to jail carlos.What do we get, Phyllis. MS chewing scenery and playing the same old same old. Right down to the jazz hands and repeating her lines three times in a row. We mant no mob. we get more mobsters killing ,in cold blood mind you the character… Read more »

smoochie
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smoochie

after 40 plus years I sadly agree with most of what you just said especially regarding MS and ME. and I’ve always been an avid ME admirer. He just isn’t up to par as Silas. Seems like he’s going through the motions. Regarding the possibility of a Robin with horns, that’s funny. One never knows, especially after she’s supposedly been hanging out in a nether world with all kinds of dead or alive ? peeps ie Cassadingos and quartamain/morgan . whodothatvoodoothatheydoosowell.

smoochie
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smoochie

btw I just might have to stop watching altogether because of MS. Couldn’t stand her on the other show, same exact process on GH. Plus there is no happiness or love to be found anywhere on this show right now-its soo dark there should be some comic relief, which I thought would be brought about by Ilene Kristin-she is injecting some Roxie into Delia’s character (funny word and name aberrations or poetic license take your pick) All the characters are involved in some kind of devious dark plot right down to little Spence working it out with the Britch who… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

I hear you, janet! The show has been pretty unwatchable as of late….a LOT of ff material! As for “Stafford,” you are right on the mark. I was not thrilled that she came on board to GH and as the fabled Nina, no less….it simply doesn’t work for me. However, my greatest gripe about that mess of a storyline is the totally obnoxious, big-mouthed broad of a nurse that they have doing Ms. Clay’s bidding…what a vile, vituperative, abrasive shrew she is….greedy and evil! I had her pegged as such at first sight and immediately couldn’t stand her! Every time… Read more »

Fanny
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Fanny

Granted Patrick needs to resolve and move on beyond Robin, at this point. (Make peace w/ it !)
However Sabrina is not the answer, he needs someone fresh, INTERESTING and intellectually
stimulating. I’m sure Frank V can find a suitable match.

Dee Dee
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Dee Dee

Sabrina is the answer she is good for Patrick and Emma. They need a women in ther life that will put them first.

Ang
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Ang

Sabrina is boring and a ‘yes woman’ to Patrick. She puts him on a pedestal. It’s like she’s a different woman when she’s with Carlos. If she could be that person with Patrick they might work.

Patrick needs a woman that challenges him and has her own mind. That is not Sabrina.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

JT is a good actor. I’d like to see him do something other than a romance. I really don’t like him in a relationship with Sabrina.

Dee Dee
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Dee Dee

I think Jason Thompson has done some of his best work with Teresa/ Sabrina .

smoochie
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smoochie

I’ve always loved JT. He does cry a lot but very effectively and appropriately for whatever/wherever his storyline dictates/take him. But enough already. As much as I have and always will a soft spot for Kimberly McCullough and her Robin because I watched her grow up on GH from day one, it’s time for JT/ Patrick to move on to a new and exciting chapter in his life. And as much as I don’t want to see yet another new actress come to GH, I’ve looked more closely as to the possibilities with the existing available ish females on the… Read more »

dmr
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dmr

Jason is a top-notch lead actor, deserving of an Emmy. I love his scenes with the actress who plays little Emma Scorpio Drake. They really seem to have bonded as co-stars. Their scenes are so heart-felt.

Dee Dee
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Dee Dee

Scrubs need to end Patrick and Sabrina belong together

Ang
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Ang

Sabrina will look like a desperate idiot if she takes Patrick back. He chose Robin and left her at the altar on her wedding day. Definitely not the picture of true love.

Since Robin’s been gone and the few scenes that we have seen of Patrick and Sabrina together, they were not playing any “We’re in love” vibes. It was mostly like Sabrina was Emma’s friend and Patrick’s baby mama.

RGetz
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RGetz

I never watched the show when Robin and Patrick were together. I just want to say Patrick is a very awesome actor and so is Sabrina. I really want Patrick and Sabrina back together i think they are awesome couple. I also want to say another super couple is Nathan and Maxie. There is a lot of talent on GH Carly Sam,Sonny,Britt,Felix,Julian,Kiki and i am excited for Billy Miller. I watched him on Young and Restless he was one of my favorite.

Andrew
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Andrew

I adore Robin but Kim can’t commit and it’s unfair to make Patrick linger waiting for her. I don’t get the Sabrina- hate but I’m kind of neutral to her character. I think there’s a better match for her out there (either in the current cast or someone new) than Patrick. I have high hopes that Patrick and Sam will drift into each others’ lives romantically but that Elizabeth will also be an option. I’d rather see those relationships develop esp if there’s a Jason return in the future – having either Sam or Liz fall for Patrick and then… Read more »

Joann D
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Joann D

I do not think Kim M should return. I do not think that it is fair to the fans or the crappy storylines that are a result of her short term returns. If she comes back as a guest for nostalgia purposes that is one thing but to put her in a major story line…..

Also the hype about the woman that is playing Nina was over done! She needs to tone it down she over acts!

dmr
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dmr

I agree. The same happened when Vanessa Marcil, who I absolutely adore and love, returned in 2010. The writing was beyond dreadful and the storyline was incredibly boring. Characters with such history and ties to Port Charles should be honored. Don’t allow them to return on such short terms with awful storylines.

Joann D
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Joann D

I love the Sabrina character. Can not wait until Theresa returns! Hope she finally marries Patrick!

Alliboo
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Alliboo

I agree , but based on Patrick’s comment to Emma it may not happen.

Omar
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Omar

There are great stories ahead for GH it seems..It was Nina who ran Patrick and Sabrina off the road and killed their baby ( I am guessing here after watching the last couple of episodes) , so that alone will bring a big storyline for Patrick, Sam, Silas and Nina..Also with Robin’s return, it will usher in Jason recast and different possibilities, so more storyline for Patrick I like the chemistry between Sam and Patrick…They can make a great and sexy couple…Is it just me? Jason Thompson is the leading actor in this new generation of soaps, and he WILL… Read more »

Alliboo
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Alliboo

Patrick and Sam pairing will lead me to watch Steve Harvey show at that time slot.
GH can do better.

dmr
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dmr

A week plus of Kelly Monaco on-air everyday as Sam-monotone was extremely boring. The only time she raised her voice to show any type of emotion was when she told Molly to get out of the car. Ugh. I love Donna Mills, Michelle Stafford, and Maura West. Three top-notch lead actresses. Love Maura’s facial expressions when doing scenes. She’s incredible. Please send Kiki, Levi, and the on-slaught of newbies and recurring characters out of town. Such a waste of air-time and their storylines are beyond boring and dreadful.

Alliboo
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Alliboo

Could Jason Thompson leave GH and Robyn and Patrick get the happy ending?
Pair him with Sam because it’s going nowhere, because of Jason return.
Also Jason Thompson is engaged!

Kaffen
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Kaffen

This Sam thing is wrong!!!!…why all of sudden she’s taken Patrick side? Why is Silas all of sudden getting close to his wife…I USE THIS WORD LOOSELY.. I’m trying to hold on to Sam and Silas, but its becoming difficult Back in 2005-06, I Would have wanted Samtrick, But I wanted them AS FRIENDS ONLY… I Got use to Sam and Silas or John and Sam, but now they want to change the script I bet RC, got plans for the other demented one Roselie, she’s will be related to Robin or Sabrina….What’s does he have instore for Kelly? Will… Read more »

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Nancy Lee Grahn Debuted 25 Years Ago Today as General Hospital’s Alexis Davis

Back on September 26th, 1996, (25 years ago today!) the new character of Alexis Davis made her debut on ABC’s General Hospital, and brought to the iconic soap opera, the talents of Nancy Lee Grahn.

Grahn, had already made a name for herself with her captivating portrayal of lawyer Julia Wainwright Capwell on Santa Barbara for which she won a Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy in 1989, in a tie with AMC’s Debbi Morgan.

Back in April, General Hospital, marked this milestone with a special episode for Grahn, that could be remembered come next year’s Emmys.

Alexis, or shall we call her “Natasha”, was introduced on GH as the daughter of Mikkos Cassadine and his mistress, whose throat was slit by Helena Cassadine, which has played into Alexis’ story for many years to come.  At the time of her entrance to the show, Wendy Riche was GH’s executive producer.

Through the years, viewers have witnessed Grahn’s portrayal of: a tough legal eagle, an honest depiction of a woman battling the bottle, failed romances, while all the time being a loving and faithful mother to her three daughters, Sam, Molly, and Kristina.

Nancy won her second Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy, this time for her role as Alexis in 2012, and has been a multi-nominee in the Lead Actress category for her performances on the ABC daytime drama series.

Kate Grahn, Nancy’s daughter took to social media within the last few hours since we posted this story to share a video on how thankful she and her mom are to GH fans and Nancy’s time on the show which afforded her the ability to have and raise Kate.  Check that out below.

Here’s to Nancy for giving us 25 years of her on-screen work as Alexis!

Congratulate Nancy and tell us your favorite Alexis Davis moments via the comment section.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Sonny Comes Home as Jason and Carly Begin Their Wedding Night

Monday’s episode of General Hospital continued to set the stage for major payoffs in the long and winding road tale of everyone in Port Charles believing Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) is dead.

Only now, with his memory in tact, Sonny is very much alive, no longer living as “Mike” in Nixon Falls. and back in the town which he ruled as the mob kingpin.  Problem is: his wife, Carly (Laura Wright) just got married to his best friend, Jason (Steve Burton) and they are about to have their first night together as newlyweds.  And without all the subplot and subtext, Sonny has no idea that they were first brought together to be a united front to save Sonny’s territory from the ‘Five Families’.  Only now, the two have admitted they truly are in-love with each other.

In story, after the bomb that went off was proven to kill mobsters Buscema and Novak, and not its intended target – the newlyweds – thanks to a double-cross from Ms. Wu – Jason, Carly, and Ms. Wu discuss Cyrus Renault’s (Jeff Kober) involvement and that Wu is happy for Jason and Carly.

 

At the wedding reception, Michael (Chad Duell) gives a touching speech about his mom and Jason and gives the official toast.  Later, Jason and Carly head out after Carly throws the bouquet which Willow (Katelyn MacMullen) catches.

Meanwhile, back in Nixon Falls, Sonny gets out of dodge and away from Nina (Cynthia Watros), thanks to Jax’s (Ingo Rademacher) plane, while Nina gets a visit from Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) and Anna (Finola Hughes), where she admits that Peter (Wes Ramsey) was in Nixon Falls, and caused the fire, and is going to go after Maxie (Kirsten Storms) and the baby.  She does not tell them what she did keeping Sonny away from his family for 9 months.

Anna and Peter split up to find Peter, and Peter’s exit ride hasn’t show up yet to get him out of Nixon Falls, so Anna catches him, gun drawn.

Later at the Corinthos home, Jason and Carly are alone together in the bedroom with wedding night jitters, but Jason says there is no rush as the two kiss, just as Sonny arrives home, smiles, looks around, sees photos of himself with Carly and the family, and heads upstairs!

Will Sonny find the two in each others arms and not tell then he is alive?  Will something call him away? Will Jason and Carly have sex? When will Nina get payback for all that she has done to Carly and Sonny?  Will Peter get away from Anna? Let us know your theories in the comment section below.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Sonny Tells Nina He Knows Exactly Who He Is; Jason & Carly’s Wedding Comes to an Explosive Conclusion

Is it game over for Nina Reeves (Cynthia Watros), or does she have another trick up her sleeve to keep Sonny (Maurice Benard) to herself, now that he remembers who is he?

On Friday’s dramatic episode of General Hospital, “Mike” looks to be gone and Sonny has come back in full force complete with a super hero moment escaping from being trapped underneath the beam that had fallen on top of him inside the burning Tan-O.  Sonny makes his escape after inhaling so many fumes, that he needs medical attention and is rushed to the hospital with Nina going along with him.

Inside the hospital, once given the all clear, Phyllis (Joyce Guy) tells Nina, “Mike” is asking for her, while Jax (Ingo Rademacher) pleads to let the doctors handle this situation.  But, Nina heads inside the room to see Sonny.  Then came the dramatic moment that many GH fans were waiting for.  As Nina calls him “Mike, he rips off his oxygen mask in anger and says that his name is Sonny and he remembers everything!  Nina does a pivot, knowing she is caught, and says the name may have have been a fake one, but they cannot deny the way they feel about each other.  She tells him that she honestly loves him and Sonny defiantly tells her NOT to say that.  Meanwhile Jax confirms to Phyllis that Nina always knew that “Mike” was Sonny and hid it from her and Sonny for months!

Back in Port Charles, Jason (Steve Burton) and Carly’s (Laura Wright) wedding comes to a conclusion! No one interrupts the wedding and the two look lovingly at each other to start their new life together as husband and wife.

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After the ceremony, mobsters Ms. Wu, Vincent, and Charles have a moment where she says “be wary of tomorrow”.  Jason and Carly have a moment alone where Jason looks truly in love with Carly now and all of those feelings he had buried for years have now come back to the surface. How will this all play out when Sonny comes back into everyone’s lives, alive and well?

After the reception had ended, Jason and Carly get in their limo to drive away as newlyweds.  She asks Jason what Ms. Wu whispered in his ear at the reception, he says she confirmed something he already knew.  Meanwhile, Vincent and Charles get in their limo.  Charles shares the world is about to be a better place without Carly and Jason in it.

Next, Carly tells the driver to start the car, and we see a bomb device under a car and the chapel blown up as the show comes to its conclusion.

Our bet is that the Novak/Buscema car was blown to bits, not Jarly’s limo thanks to a Wu double-cross, but we shall see next week! Great performances from Maurice Benard, Cynthia Watros, Laura Wright, and Steve Burton throughout this one.

So, what did you think of the moment Sonny told Nina he remembered who he is? What did you think of Jason and Carly’s nuptials? What do you think will happen next? Share your thoughts and theories via the comment section below.

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