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GH's Blockbuster Summer Promo from ABC – Romance, Revenge & Revelations! – Watch the Video!

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Things heat up this summer on General Hospital as the lone ABC soap tries to get itself set for its new September time slot when it moves into the hour the used to be held by One Life to Live.  

In the ABC Summer Blockbuster promo, there looks to be plenty of romance, plenty of revenge, and some startling revelations!

In the romance department, there is Heather’s fixation with Luke, (if you call that romance!),  Starr and Michael, Todd and Blair ( with Kassie DePaiva returns!).  Then comes revenge department with Heather yielding a syringe and John and Sonny having a confrontation, and last the revelation department with Todd finding out it was Jason’s kid who he switched with Tea, the identify of who Trey really is, and Johnny admitting, “I’m guilty alright!”  But then at the end of the promo, comes Patrick seeing Robin!

Now with all the quick intercuts and edits, there is more to decipher and more going on.  See if you can weigh-in and let us know what you think is going to happen the rest of this summer on GH?   Watch the promo after the jump and follow along!

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  1. Susan

    July 13, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Well it all looks good….especially the kiss between John & Sam! (Don’t care if it is a flashback or yet another kiss-can’t wait for these two to be back togther on my screen!) McBam!

    • su0000

      July 13, 2012 at 6:33 pm

      It is a new kiss 🙂 !!
      John is on the left … last kiss John was on the right..
      WHOOT WHOOT love John and Sam !!!!

      • Judith Sekscenski

        July 14, 2012 at 12:53 pm

        DITTO! Their chemistry is undeniable. It’s still there from the Port Charles days of Caleb and Livvie. Hope the writers pull out all the stops and let them sizzle! I say let Liz have Jason. I always liked those two together. The way the story is unfolding, looks like Liz still has a thing for Jason. Not even the good doctor Keanan with his charm and MD after his name can take her mind off of Jason.

  2. Joan Faist

    July 13, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Looks like a fun time at GH. Can’t wait!! Hope Robin is coming back,she is greatly missed

  3. Jan

    July 13, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    We need Natalie for John
    Sam & Jason are better together.

    • Tali Smith

      July 14, 2012 at 10:34 am

      I’ll agree Jan!

  4. aria

    July 13, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    heard that Olivia is being killed off, hope it aint true, not a fan of all these murder storylines.

    • barbara t. Loves one life to live # 1

      July 14, 2012 at 8:37 am

      Really? I hope not, shes one of my favorites. I’m Not liking all the murders either.

      • brian

        July 14, 2012 at 9:12 am

        I do like Olivia, but could this be a “storyline dictated” murder plot trade off to have Heather ? Looks like a great storyline for Heather… and think that Olivia would /will give a remarkable fight before losing out to Heather.

    • Tali Smith

      July 14, 2012 at 10:35 am

      Hope Olivia stays – really like her!

  5. Alley

    July 13, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Todd and Blair!!!!! I can’t wait.

    • Judith Sekscenski

      July 14, 2012 at 12:55 pm

      Actually, as much as I always rooted for Todd and Blair, I’m thinking a Todd and Carly hook-up would work well. Does anyone else agree? Your thoughts guys?

      • Alley

        July 14, 2012 at 6:52 pm

        That wouldn’t work for me. Except for one time with Tea which he immediately regretted, Todd has only wanted and been with one woman, and that is Blair. If he hooked up with anyone else, the character Roger worked so hard to create would be compromised. Roger left OLTL a few times when they tried to make him some sort of romantic hero, and both he and Susan Haskell balked when the TBTB wanted Todd and Marty, the woman he raped, to have a relationship. As for Carly and Todd? I wouldn’t not want to see that and if it happens, I won’t watch.

      • Christy

        July 16, 2012 at 2:31 pm

        always like todd & blair, but i’ll watch him no matter who he ends up with!

  6. dominicsmythe

    July 13, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    robin is greatly, greatly missed. and viva todd & blair!!!!! ron carlivati is getting better and better….

  7. MBmomof3

    July 13, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    Can’t wait! Looks awesome! ( But I’d still love a little Natalie &Liam in the mix).

    • Tali Smith

      July 14, 2012 at 10:35 am

      Me too!

  8. kay/kay

    July 14, 2012 at 7:02 am

    The Robin scene is Patrick hallucinating from the meds he is getting hooked on I think!!

    • barbara t. Loves one life to live # 1

      July 14, 2012 at 8:33 am

      I think so to, Would be so nice if Robin could come home.

      • Judith Sekscenski

        July 14, 2012 at 12:56 pm

        You guys could be right. I’m hoping that Robin does come back and we find out who’s behind her disappearance. Helena perhaps?????

      • Christy

        July 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm

        Hey Barbara T… I just read that GH is currently casting for a blonde, blue eyed little girl, in the 3-4 year old age range…. Do you think that is Hope???? I heard some old family faces were going to show up (again) I don’t know if they meant that forger, or Robin, or what. What do you think?

    • Christy

      July 16, 2012 at 2:32 pm

      I figure so as well… maybe she’ll tell him to knock off the drugs!

      • barbara t. Loves one life to live # 1

        July 20, 2012 at 2:47 pm

        It would be nice if Hope is alive, I know the One life to live fans are not happy about her death or Coles. I have no clue about the old family faces maybe the quartermaines that would be nice to spend time with them, They still are being ignored, their not on enough. I have no idea, cant wait to find out more.

  9. Vicki

    July 14, 2012 at 8:36 am

    John belongs with Natalie! They barely got back together before OLTL ended, and they deserve to be happy for a while, especially since John has a beautiful baby son with her! It would be too heart-breaking for me if John moved on so quickly!

    • Tali Smith

      July 14, 2012 at 10:37 am

      That’s exactly my feelings and I want that little red headed girl that we were always teased with to be a part of the family also!

      • barbara t. Loves one life to live # 1

        July 14, 2012 at 11:40 am

        I agree with you Tali, I would also like to see john and Natalie have that little girl with the red hair, I never forgot that, and when Nat was pregnant I though she would have a girl and she didn’t, hopefully that will happen when General hospital goes to landview in the future or better yet when we get One life to live back.

  10. Michael

    July 14, 2012 at 9:02 am

    I’m assuming Jason Thompson is playing Patrick right (as you can tell, I don’t watch GH)? If so, wasn’t he supposed to leave the show and do some other projects? I did read that he was stepping away from GH to go some other stuff.

    • Christy

      July 16, 2012 at 2:36 pm

      the actor who played his brother Matt was going to leave for projects, then they just had his character go off to prison, so he’s off the show completely.

      hadn’t heard about jason leaving tho.

  11. Ray

    July 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    Robin I doubt is back so soon. Like someone said, Patrick is hallucinating or something. Also like McBam. Jason is boring WITH Sam. Also, some fan favs coming back I heard. Frisco? Duke? Can only hope..

  12. Christy

    July 16, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    love the new promo! more todd, please! 😉

    • Christy

      July 16, 2012 at 2:39 pm

      I hope he figures out a way to make things right regarding the baby deal- – without getting himself in trouble. something airtight that will only have heather in trouble!

      laughed when he burst thru the door to fee Luke… dressed like Jason! That is like Jason, from Friday the 13th! that was so funny!

      • Christy

        July 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm

        that should read “burst thru the door to feed Luke”!

  13. JC

    January 7, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    I’m sorry One Life to Live was canceled But I think is best travesty That General Hospital characters are being pushed to the side. No one cares about Star cause if they did One Life to Live would still be on. Do us a favor before we lose General Hospital send them back to Landview and maybe you should have been more concerned about keeping Steve Burton in Port Charles than losing your best actor to The Yong and the Restless…

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