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GH Recap – July 8 – July 12th

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Sam awakens from a nightmare that Danny has no bone marrow match.  Connie checks in on Olivia, fishing for news of Sonny.  Later, Connie confides in Maxie about her conflicting feelings, and Maxie advises she go after her man.  Meanwhile, Olivia and Sonny realize nothing is standing in the way of their renewing romance after their Fourth of July kiss.  Kiki dreams about Michael.  At the hospital as she is tested as a potential bone marrow donor, she runs into Michael.  Meanwhile, Morgan confides in Ava that he fears losing Kiki to his brother, and she gives him (sketchy) advice.  As Maxie imagines herself as a mother, Ellie has a guilty conscience nightmare. Lulu wakes up from a nightmare that her baby has been taken, but Dante calms her down.  They decide to discuss baby names and go to Maxie for help.

As Sonny plots with Shawn to take down Franco, Franco tries to spark a relationship with Kiki.  Sam and Alexis plan to ask Franco to get tested as a potential donor.  But Alexis arrives only to see Shawn and Sonny beating up Franco to a pulp.  Alexis and Sam discuss her recent breakup with Shawn. Carly, Spinelli, Anna and Duke are all curious about Ava and her background.  Silas and Ava share a tense reunion, and they decide to meet for coffee.    Kiki and Michael break from their kiss when Brad arrives, catching them in the act.  He offers to stay silent in exchange for one night with Michael.

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Silas pays Sam a visit ostensibly to visit Danny – but there’s more to the story.  Meanwhile, Ava reveals her relationship with Silas to Tracy.  Michael and Kiki reel from Brad’s blackmail attempt.  Britt tries to make amends by bringing a replacement doll for Emma.  Sabrina and Patrick question the validity of Britt’s health crisis since she is no longer on bed-rest.  Hurt by their accusations, Britt bumps into a new friend and finds comfort.  Laura is furious that Lucy went behind her back to secure Nik’s investment for Deception.  Alone with Scott, Laura realizes she overreacted due to her concern over Luke’s disappearance.  Scott pays Tracy a visit.

After lying to their son, Olivia calls Sonny out on his Franco hit.  They grow close start to move to the bedroom, just as Connie arrives at the door, interrupting.  Franco and Kiki warm as father-daughter over his injuries and desire to be a bone marrow donor.  When Dante arrives, Franco refuses to incriminate Sonny and Shawn.  Sam and Silas pay a visit to Heather in hopes she provides a bone marrow match.  They succeed with Silas’ help – only for news that Danny has more symptoms.  Looking after Danny, Molly and Rafe discuss their joy that Rafe will remain in Port Charles, but then they discover Danny has a high fever.  TJ is leveled when Shawn comes clean with what he does for Sonny.

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Sam and Silas share an emotional moment over Danny’s downward progression.  Ava and Franco discuss their alliance.  Dante and Lulu discuss baby names. After a visit from her beloved late sister, Georgie, Maxie is resolved to tell Dante and Lulu the truth.  Ellie upends Spinelli with news that she has rethought her stance on having a family.

What did you think of this week’s action in Port Charles? Let us know in the comment section below?

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Any resemblance to what was GH is an illusion. Every step is a ploy to shove SilASS
at Sam. Fans are disgusted, and fed up with the continual trashing of history, characters, and all the little things that made GH our favourite show. NO MORE!
And using this baby illness plot to further their agenda is beyond reprehensible!!

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Love it.

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GH’s Steve Burton and Maurice Benard Deliver “The Power Performance of the Week”

Last week, as General Hospital aired the final episodes they had in the can, prior to the coronavirus TV production shutdown, viewers of the series were left with a one-two punch of gut-wrenching performances from Daytime Emmy winners, Steve Burton (Jason) and Maurice Benard (Sonny)

Burton, also received great news last week, when he found out he was again Emmy-nominated in the Lead Actor in a Drama Series category, while Benard, told fans he did not submit himself in the competition this year, when they were wondering where his name was in the list of the finalists in the category.  However, Maurice won last year for the second time in his career, for Outstanding Lead Actor.

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Now on last Tuesday and Wednesday’s episode of the ABC daytime drama series, Jason was trying his best to break it to Sonny that Sonny’s dad, Mike (Max Gail) is not going to get any better as he continues to decline from Alzheimer’s disease, and that Mike is waiting for Sonny to let him go.  Sonny is devastated sitting with Mike watching him being completely unresponsive.  He tell Mike he will be back to see him tomorrow, as he leaves Mike reaches out his hand slowly.

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Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) has just told Jason that she believes the signs are all there that Mike is on his final decline and battle with Alzheimers. Mike is unresponsive, not eating. and slipping away quickly. She believes he wants to let go, but is holding on for Sonny’s sake, something that tears through Jason.  Knowing Jason was told something by Elizabeth, Sonny asks what it is.  That is when Jason tells Sonny he thinks Mike is waiting for Sonny to let him go.

An overcome Sonny tells Jason that he worries that Mike might still want to fight, but for what? He is a shell of himself and has no memories.  It is then that Burton as Jason, in a touching performance, tells Sonny what he’d want if he were in Mike’s place. Jason reflect that he wouldn’t want machines keeping him alive or his kids having to go through what Sonny is having to deal with right now   Jason goes on to say that even when Sonny put walls up between himself and Mike through the years, that Mike never stopped trying to break them down.

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Once Jason leaves, with tears running down his cheeks, Sonny sits with Mike trying to come to terms with what he must do now.  Will Sonny let Mike die and spare his father any further misery … or will he try to prolong whatever time Mike has left?

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These scenes for anyone who has endured or lived through losing a loved one battling through Alzheimer’s and having to make a life and death decision, and the emotional turmoil and sadness it causes a family, could feel the pain and heartbreak played  by Burton and Benard. That is why Michael Fairman TV gives Steve and Maurice the honors of The Power Performance of the Week.

Watch a few scenes from part of Steve and Maurice’s ‘Power Performance’ below

Then let us know, what did you think of Steve and Maurice’s performances in the Alzheimer’s storyline? Comment below.

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‘Studio City’s’ Sean Kanan to Host Indie Series Awards Virtual Ceremony

Coming up, another award show will transition during the coronavirus pandemic to a virtual presentation when the 11th Annual Indie Series Awards reveals its winners in a ceremony w=on Thursday, June 18, starting at 9:00 p. m. EST.

This year, the host with the most will be Sean Kanan, known for his roles on General Hospital (Ex-AJ) and The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless (Ex-Deacon), and this year for his Daytime Emmy-nominated work from his digital series, Studio City,

“I am honored and excited to be a part of the digital community and ISA family,” added Kanan. “This is the future of entertainment.”

Since 2oo9, the ISAs have honored some of the best of independent web series.

Tickets are said to be going on sale, so you can watch the virtual ceremony beginning at home starting on June 1st.

For more on the Indie Series Awards visit their site here.

So, will you be checking out Sean and the Indie Series Awards next month? Comment below.

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TODAY: General Hospital Rebroadcasts Masterful 52nd Anniversary Episode

Fans are in for a treat today (Friday, May 22nd) when ABC’s General Hospital airs an encore presentation of one of the finest hours of soap opera in the history of the genre, with its 52nd anniversary episode from April 1, 2015.

In the episode, viewers finally learned what turned Luke (Tony Geary) into Fluke, which has been the on-going story for months; but it all lead up to the shocking reveal, when Luke revisited his past in his broken down childhood home and the demons that haunted him.

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The episode goes from black and white to color, as Geary plays two roles: Luke and his abusive father, Tim, in one of the greatest performances of his career.

It is there we finally see Luke’s mother, Lena, played to perfection by Laura Wright (Carly).  And, it is in these scenes we meet for the first time Chloe Lanier as a young Patricia Spencer, who was so good, she was later cast as Nelle.  Playing the young Luke in another powerful performance was Joey Luthman,

Throughout the twists and turns, viewers learn that Luke not only killed his father, but accidentally killed his own mother who he loved.  It was a harrowing moment of deeply repressed memories.  The ending in the present time also features the Spencer family rallying around a distraught Luke in the hankie-inducing final scenes.

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From the performances, to the script, to the direction, to the writing his one had it all.

So, will  you be watching today’s 52nd anniversary episode of GH?  Do you agree it was one of the finest episodes of the series? Comment below

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