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GH Nurses' Ball Day Two: Frisco and Felicia Ending, Richard Simmons, Sabrina & Emma and More!

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On yesterday’s episode of General Hospital, it was day two of the singing, dancing, and backstage drama at The Nurses’ Ball.  First, many long times fans were heartbroken at the ending of the Felicia and Frisco story, when Felicia revealed to Frisco in front of the entire room that she is in love with Mac and he is the man for her!  A distraught Frisco walks out and his daughter Maxie goes running after him and asks him to stay in Port Charles for her!  Frisco says he can’t and leaves, in a heartbreaking scene between Jack Wagner and Kirsten Storms, who over a short time together have proven to be quite the acting duo!

Backstage an unhinged Richard Simmons attacks Lucy Coe and prevents her from getting out on stage and that just disingrates further until Simmons is carried out by the “Magic Milo” boys but not before uttering the hilarious line to Bobbie Spencer, “Hi Bobbie, say hello to Leslie for me!”

Rick Springfield came to the Nurses’ Ball as himself, imagine that?  In a very clever way to get Rick to sing his hit classic, “Jessie’s Girl” while still maintaining that Dr. Noah Drake, is just that, a doctor, not a rocker!

And how cute was Sabrina and Emma’s rendition of “Call Me Maybe?”  But what was even cuter was watching Patrick and Anna’s reaction!  There was also, Duke and Anna’s tango, the Magic Milo strip tease dance, and of course the evil Britt, coming up to the Nurses’ Ball stage with a coat over her blue dress as Dr. Patrick Drake is addressing the crowd in a beautiful speech about Robin’s life and HIV/AIDS awareness globally.

And, we finally learn what many have thought that, Britt is the daughter of evil Faison, thanks to the end of the show moment when Dr. Obrecht looks at Faison’s picture!

Watch Sabrina and Emma’s  musical number after the jump! Then let us know your thoughts on yesterday’s Nurses’ Ball episode? Favorite parts?  Upset about Frisco and Felicia?  Glad she chose Mac?  Weigh-in!

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Dimples02
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Dimples02

Adorable!! 🙂

Bill Wilson
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Bill Wilson

SO glad Felicia picked Mac … let’s face facts, fans. If Felicia had chosen Frisco, she would have reverted to the doormat she was in the 90s. AND she would be off the canvas, as Frisco and Felicia would have left town together. Just never thought that Jack Wagner was going to be long-term.

I agree with all the earlier posts about the irresistable Lucy, and with the post about Robert Scorpio sadly remaining absent for the festivities. I don’t understand why SOMEBODY doesn’t sign Tristan Rogers to a long-term contract. Is he difficult? 😉

Mike
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Mike

I do not think Tristan Rogers wants a long term contract. i think he is such an awesome person!!!

Mike
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Mike

beautiful!!

Debbie Hamilton
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Debbie Hamilton

Yesterdays show was fantastic! I am glad felicia chose Mac. He’s an angel! Frisco always has had an alterior motive; with no care to who he hurts. It was so sad how Maxie reacted. My heart went out to her. As for Richard Simmons, no thanks!

jimh
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jimh

The one thing really stupid about the Richard/Lucy part is that no one was smart enough to check Lucys own dressing room when they thought she was missing!

Mike
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Mike

Ephiphony(the overweight head nurse for the students) need to lose some weight. I am concerned about her health!

Patrick
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Patrick

when Frisco said…. “there’s no reason for me to stay…”

boom…. pistol shot…

i thought that kinda let us down….

yeah, one had to figure he wasn’t going to stay long term..

but, the inroads they made on father/daughter…. was a bust… and, only with the writing… he showed lotsa love for Maxie… and he only said…. you’ve always been able to take care of yourself… ????

Maxie.. running after him.. was beautiful…. but… alas…. she has that solid figure.. in Mac…. and now… mended… Mother/daughter melding.

Mike
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Mike

do not think Felicia should have chosen Mac. She is still in love with Friscoe. Why didn’t mac ask felicia to marry him??

Cassie
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Cassie

Felicia loves both Mac & Frisco but has learned from her past mistakes. Choosing Mac shows her personal growth. She chose Frisco before and lost her relationship with her children. This time she has realized that Mac, strong and dependable, is what she and her daughter need. Her love for him is more important to her now. So happy they showed this growth in Felicia. Leaving her kids never made sense. I love how Ron C is fixing the mistakes of past writers.

Mike
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Mike

Felica loves Friscoe, but friscoe does not want to be on the show. So the writers had to “get rid ” of him.

jimh
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jimh

I love Epiphany(expand her role GH) and her weight is a concern…my late mother was overweight and so are several of my other family members who most have health issues. Would love to see the actress on a celebrity version of the biggest looser!

lea
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lea

i think it sucks that she chose mac. cant stand mac. long time fan of felicia and frisco. im so upset that i will not watch it any longer.

Mike
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Mike

Felicia did not cose Mac…the writers did.

Aria
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Aria

I’m glad Felicia picked Mac but just wish they could’ve ended frisco story differently, it should’ve been more opened ended.

Gillian
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Gillian

I agree. So glad Felicia chose Mac! And I loved the Rick Springfield is Noah Drake’s doppleganger twist. Laughed out loud when Bobbie told Noah that she had never noticed how much he looks like Rick. Lynn Herring as Lucy Coe is phenomenal – I want her on GH permanently! Loved the AJ/Liz scenes. Loved everything, really. Watching the crowd was so much fun – Lucy, Olivia and Felicia and Mac rocking out in the audience were hilarious! Awesome job by the GH cast & crew. LOVED IT!

Ces
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Ces

Loved Rick Springfield and the Noah Drake inside joke. Wish he could stick around. Yum!!

jim
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jim

Britts pregnant! Part of my guess was right!

jim
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jim

Thats jimh…i go by now…lol

Mary SF
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Mary SF

You were right– I didn’t think she would be pregnant because I figured if she was she would have told Patrick ages ago– and wouldn’t be begging mommy for help–unless she is faking it– no she must be because it would a bit difficult to fake a pregnancy if the so call father is a doctor. So maybe she did steal Dante’s and Lulu’s egg and Maxine was never pregnant with their child. This could lead to a custody fight later down the road when Maxine realizes the truth and wants her child back, a child she gave up out… Read more »

jimh
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jimh

Thats why i made my guess…hoping what i said is true about Britt carrying Dantes and Lulus baby…it would definately keep me watching in suspense, especially the if done the way i suggested with so good twists! Some may not like them, but im starting to enjoy Britt and her mother. And its been ages since ive been addicted to GH! Nice to her from you again Mary SF!

k/kay
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k/kay

I thought the whole Britt is pregnant thing was in poor taste sorry FV & RC can’t support you on this one. The husband standing up there with his daughter honoring Robin etc and he proves he had unprotected sex. I was disgusted however I know what twist they are planning for this pregnancy but it still defeated the purpose of what dragged on way too long for me. Tacky! Plus Richard Simmons over the top I was glad it was over today.

Debbie Hamilton
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Debbie Hamilton

I like this idea! Too cool.

Ces
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Ces

yep, I’m thinking she’s got Dante & Lulu’s baby in there.. very interesting twist indeed!!! Did Faison dream this up? Hope Anders Hove is on his way back again after he escapes maximum security 😀

Patrick
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Patrick

wow… that’s a good twist….

down the road… it could be said… that Lulu and Dante will have their child… and Maxie and Spinelli will have theirs…

this is about Dr. Patrick.

altho… a part of me still can’t believe… he’s moving on…

i didn’t buy that moment between Patrick and Anna…. “both” moving forward with their lives… like we had to see Anna prodding on the sometimes dimwitted Patrick… it’s OK…. perfect Sabrina…. is who you need.

time for my bitter pill

heidi
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heidi

I loved yesterday’s Nurse’s Ball episode!!! Would have loved less of Richard Simmons… who seemed like something out of a bad imitation of “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane”. I loved the Emma snd Sabrina number and yes… the reactions of Anna and Patrick were the best! Emma/Brooklyn is a great little talent and she looks like she is having the time of her life throughout these episodes!!! She is such a talented cutie!!! I loved the Magic Milo number and the tango with Anna and Duke! I loved Emma’s reaction to Anna and Duke being he boyfriend… sweet! Please… Read more »

jimh
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jimh

Nice Heidi…i enjoyed reading your comments!

heidi
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heidi

Thanks jimh!

Ces
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Ces

Great post Heidi!! I think Richard Simmons should have stayed in the 70’s! 😀

heidi
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heidi

Thanks Ces!

susan M.
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susan M.

I second that! Richard Simmons should have stayed in the 70’s!

Patrick
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Patrick

I like the idea of Ellie… being a missing “Q”.

you know… you have to give credit to the newbies that catch on…

and keep them…

ie: it took awhile… but Trey and Joe Scully… coulda worked….

Ellie… whatya know… she looks like Tracey? that red firey.. hair….

CTwildheart
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CTwildheart

Her name could be Lauren Elizabeth…called Ellie. Hmmm

Mike
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Mike

GH is the best soap opera ever!!! it will always be the best!! the cast are like family to me. I will miss them.

Rose
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Rose

I liked that Felicia picked Mac. Strong and steady his raised her kids! Kristen storms was fantastic when she asked Frisco to stay. That was heart breaking. She has been abandoned by him so long and now again. Ouch!

jimh
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jimh

The nurses ball made me remember how much i miss those old music/variety shows. My biggest problem was that no one checked for Lucy in her dressing room when they thought she was missing. Didnt like how Frisco left Maxi just because Felicia turned him down…maybe they couldve at least say he was called away on some mission, then have him visit Maxi in the future when the baby is born ect. Richard S. was ok but much of his scenes could have been trimmed so the episode couldve showed the Bobbi/Felicia scenes that were cut. Mollys singing kinda looked… Read more »

Anne
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Anne

Loved everything but Richard Simmons. Why include his scenes when so many great storylines are on the front burner?

Rodd
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Rodd

Loved it! All of it!

Christy
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Christy

well, I didn’t think Jack Wagner was staying long term… like staying until after Maxie gave birth, nor staying to figure out what the Britch and her mummy are up to, so I wasn’t surprised by Felicia picking Mac. I was a little surprised that Frisco would propose in front of everyone. I loved Sabrina & Emma’s skit. Watched a couple times. The Milo boys were fun… but so far I liked the Blinded me with science skit with Damien and Ellie the best — I’ve watched that four times… so far! and of course, watching Rick Springfield sing is… Read more »

bec1831
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bec1831

What was the song/artist that Sabrina sang at the end of the nurses ball.

Ces
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Ces

The Song is called “Call me maybe” by Carly Ray Jepsen

Deborah
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Deborah

At the end of the ball, she was singing a song called “you are not alone”…I don’t know who its by.

Kelli
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Kelli

I really hated how the whole Frisco and Felicia scene was written. I wanted Felicia to choose Frisco. Frisco and Felicia should have left the show together. While growing up Frisco and Felicia has always been a favorite couple. It was sad how they had Jack Wagner/Frisco leave. I only like Felicia and Mac together as friends.

Mike
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Mike

Felicia love Friscoe. She chose Mac becuase he is a steady hand.

susan M.
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susan M.

Why are new comments takking so long to submitt!

MK
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MK

Richard Simmons went from Inspiring to a spiteful queen. The Lucy in the underwear scene needed to be the end, like the other years. Frisco showed he cared nothing for maxie, and Felicia was his true mission. I did find the Mac and then Olivia sets to be stupid. Would like to have seen AJ and Liz’s much talked about number. The final song/Robin needed to be during middle and with Brenda and Sonny there. Also I was missing Audrey, Luke, Robin, Alan, Edward, Ned, Em, Dara the people who wade the Nurse’s Ball so memorable.

Ashlee
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Ashlee

I love that the ball is back!! I like that many of the acts did look look like last minute throw togethers, and not polished Broadway numbers. I question the appropriateness of a male strip tease act at a ball to raise money for AIDS, but that is a minor quibble. The heart and soul of GH was clearly on display, and it rarely was under Phelps/Guza. I hope this will again be an annual event. Richard Simmons can stay away. He was creepy and disturbing and psychotic and the time spent on him could have been devoted to more… Read more »

Lisa J.
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Lisa J.

I loved the entire thing! However, I don’t understand why they wrote Richard Simmons to act like that. I know him quit well and he is NOT like that at all. He is kind and sweet to absolutely everyone and does not act like a Diva at all. My Husband knows him too and we were both just perplexed that they would write him to be completely against how he really is. He is always encouraging and uplifting, understanding and genuine. I think it gave many people who are not aware of how he is the wrong impression of him… Read more »

CTwildheart
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CTwildheart

They wrote him like that for laughs…so that Lucy had a ‘reason’ to go onstage in her underwear.

Most of us don’t think the actors are like their characters, Richard doesn’t need to worry – we still love him! 🙂

susan M.
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susan M.

I don’t understand myself either why they wrote Richard Simmons part that way! And I didn’t like his part in the Nurses Ball at all .. I guess that’s the way he was told to play it. It wasn’t good at all! Too mean & nasty for me.

Deborah
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Deborah

At the end of the show it appeared that Michael was talking to Starr on the phone, am I right? Although I am going to miss KA as Starr, I am happy that the writers didn’t make it as if Starr was never a part of the show, because for a moment I thought they were going to do that because Micheal never mentioned missing her or wishes she was there performing at the Nurses ball.

Koko
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Koko

It was a slap in the face for Frisco fans. Sure Felicia would pick Mac, but why destroy his character that way. Couldn’t he be a long distance support for Maxie? The Frisco I grew up with would be written that way. And Claire Labine would never let Frisco’s character be destroyed that way.

Ava
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Ava

The Frisco I remember was written that way because JW left the show. Frisco never bothered to contact his brother after BJ’s death/after Maxie’s heart transplant. And he wasn’t around after Georgie’s death. Whether or not past writers wanted to recast Frisco, they could have written him in somehow but didn’t. This destroyed his character a long time ago for me. Given all of that, Felicia’s choice and the writing of it made perfect sense to me. Sadly, Frisco will always be a character who suffered because the actor chose to leave the show. It was written decades ago.

Mike
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Mike

you are absolutely correct! Actualy Jack wagner called (Felicia) in real life and said, ” I got a call and the want to know if i will come back for the 50th anniversary.” She said she did not mind.

But truly Felicia loves Friscoe. Mac is a fool. he did not ask felicia to marry him Felicia asked Mac!

lea
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lea

i agree fran

Fran
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Fran

I HATED the way they wrote Frisco out. I got that Frisco and Felicia wouldn’t be end game with the Wagners now divorced and Jack’s stay only temporary but it wasn’t necessary to decimate Frisco that way. I knew going into Monday’s show that it would be heartbreaking but I thought that we would at least good memories to look back on. The whole thing was classless and mean spirited.

Jj
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Jj

I agree, but what’s done is done. Roll on. The script should have been written differently and here is why: What I found surprising was the stuff the writers had scripted Jack and Kristina Wagner do. Not only was this probably hard personally, but professionally also. My guess is that Frisco and Felicia was near and dear to the Wagners also. Wonder how they felt when they saw the script. Frisco singing to and professing his love to Felicia, then her shutting him down. This was filmed in front of basically the entire cast and crew. I know it was… Read more »

Carly
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Carly

Absolutely loved GH NB and the great surprises!!! Awesome job!!

Patrick
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Patrick

Oye… you have to admit…

Richard Simmons… was love to hate… look at… how times have changed….

given the write material…. and writing… he’d draw in some….

his asexual means?

he reels more than 15 minutes…

give him some clout. he retained more than a fad.

Patrick
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Patrick

Props to Milo…

he wears them “WELL”.

high brow.

Patrick
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Patrick

Just great soap! Thank you FV!

susan M.
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susan M.

I didn’t like the way the writers wrote Richard Simmons part for the Nurses Ball. He got
on my nerves. Found it to be very annoying.. And he was acting like revengeful psychopath . Everything else was great!

Carol Drake
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Carol Drake

OMG what happened to Bobbi? She used to be soooo pretty. Now she looks like a puffer fish.

Jj
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Jj

Wonder if the same Frisco/JW fans on here are the same crazy ones that are on twitter vowing to boycott anything to do with Mac and Felicia and their portrayers. Yes, and their portrayers, this is getting personal for some fans. Immature to say the least. Fans on twitter were so ticked because Mac and Felicia were dancing to Rick Springfield in the audience and smiling at Olivia and Max’s Frisco comments in their NB skit. It was scripted people! Dancing on Frisco’s grave like some have said? Give me a break! And I am a huge Frisco and Felicia… Read more »

jc
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jc

frisco and felicia belong together they should be a family again why did she’s choose mac over frisco it’s not right i think she’s doing this to get back at him she’s could at least think about it first before she’s make a chose which men she’s would want to spend the rest of her life i hope frisco comes back in time to stop the wedding it would be great!

Babi
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Babi

Very disappointed that Felicia chose Mac
I hope Frisco come back soon and Mac leave Felicia for another woman and discover that Mac has a secret son who has abandoned when was a child

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Share your thoughts on Wes’ statement on playing the role of Peter August and more via the comment section below.

 

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Watch Maurice Benard & Friends in “The Birthday Bash” below.  Then let us know what you thought of it via the comment section.

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Check out below.  And make sure to watch live Maurice’s “Bad Boy Stories” video in a few hours via the link notated above.

Now, post your birthday wishes to Maurice via the comment section here.

 

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