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GH's Head Writers Shelly Altman & Jean Passanante Preview To Look For Renewed Connection Between Jason and Mob Boss Sonny!

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Photo: MauriceBenardTwitter

Now that the groundwork has been laid for Jason to have his memories back, GH head writers  Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante are set to prove that the year and more long wait that viewers endured for Jason to remember his connections to the past will be worth it.  In an interview with TV Line, the scribes point out what having his memories back will do to certain relationships.

As for what it does to Jason and Sam (Kelly Monaco), Passanante notes:  “Remembering everything gives him the history he felt but couldn’t fully understand until now.”  Next on the list for the head writers is to put Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Jason back in each other’s orbit.  Will it be as mob enforcer and mob boss/friend?

Altman revealed: “That’s the one deep relationship he had yet to recover — his bond with Sonny.  So Jason will want to reach out to him in a way he hasn’t been able to since his return.  He also (now) knows that he can call on Sonny for help if he should need it in the future, And rest assured, he will one day need it.”

Passanante was quick to point out: “Jason will have to come to terms with that (violent) past. But remembering doesn’t mean he will suddenly revert to the man he was before he was presumed dead.”

So, are you glad that the head writers are finally bringing Sonny and Jason back into each other’s world? Do you hope Jason will t end up being Sonny’s enforcer once again?  Share your thoughts on what the head scribes share in the comment section below.

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Patrick
Patrick

the only real relationships… I’ve seen… since Billy Miller debuted on General Hospital

3… that come to mind

1. Liz
2. Lil’ Jake… and that was w/ the original James Nigbor
3. Monica

LOL in exasperation

CRINGEWORTHY brotherly bonding love … oh I get it… R – E – A – L- l – y

ROLLING LOL… throw in Carly and this threesome is all GH “wants”

YIKES

Billy Miller must be out of his mind

all his memories are ON…. REELING

the fullout focus is going to be on him

giving the actors who portray Sonny and Carly… an easy let out

because “you” can’t tell me… that with his memories back…. it’s going to be instantaneous combustion… and make it like it was

no chance

Shelly and Jean…. rolling LOL…

oh my god… this doesn’t even count… Sam and then we have Alexis and Julian

your done

Patrick
Patrick

I guess I should be thanking the soap gods… that Liz was not a part of … or even mentioned

for this momentous ginormous entourage… “he’s back”

this unveiling… “All hail… ” the wonderment of

I think Liz needs to pack up “nu little Jake” things… and just dump him at Sam and Jason doorsteps

and adopt James Nigbor and move ON

Hi Franco

I love gh
I love gh

Liz is such an important part of his story – she should have been included, including the revelation that he fell in love with her very recently. I hope this is dealt with in a very real way.

k/kay
k/kay

Billy Miller has been sleep walking since he came to GH! God you can have him

k/kay
k/kay

I have heard that he gets his memory back and finds a necklace at the Quatermaine estate!!! Yawn

k/kay
k/kay

You know hanging in a chandelier that no one has cleaned for thirty years. Think Y&R

Que4u
Que4u

Liz was a one night stand not some grand love affair. I look forward to watching all the friendships mature w billy Miller… I have loved him making the role his and the lack of memories allowed that to happen! I’m never sure what to say to nay Sayers the I’m so done w gh if this happens people! I’m not sure why they expect a daily show to have each story be as thrilling and exciting as their favorite episode??? But for longer than any other tv show the soaps have survived and I’m grateful!

Amy
Amy

I couldn’t be more thrilled with today’s episode and the direction of Jason Morgan! Bravo! It was beautiful and I loved seeing history finally being taken into account! It’s a must so excited for what coming next

Dave
Dave

Good news, Amy. You don’t have to wait. Just watch all the episodes from 2000 to 2012 on youtube. You’re welcome.

aria
aria

is this their way of saying that they are bringing back the awful 4some back full time to the air and the show will revolve around them always being right and everyone else being wrong? if thats the case why not bring back jill fare phelps and bog guza jr., because seriously, atman, passanante and valentini aren’t doing anything more original or fresh, or improved.

Donna
Donna

I totally agree! I’m very close to being over GH!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I agree…its a rehashing of what has been done to the bone before…it would be a nice change if we had Dr. Jason Q who doesnt get along with Dr. Hamculberry Finn and becomes suspicious of Finn and his girlfiend Lizard Roxie then goes to Sonny for some help looking into Finn’s past…Finn discovers what Dr.Q-Tip is up to and one dark night Jason is seriously wounded when attacked by a group of Roxy’s lizard friends-lol

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

And maybe Liz is in on it too and Finn has her turned into a Liz-ard…lol

Sara
Sara

What Show are some of you watching? Liz was never the love of Jason’s life! Lucky & Liz yes! Liz hid Jason’s identity for 7 months! Jake Doe loved Liz only because he didn’t know who he was! Jasam is the real deal!

Omar
Omar

I agree also..These two writers need to go..They done nothing original since replacing the previous head writer and they are rehashing the same old..Someone mention on this blog, that we need new and young writers on the soaps, which I so agree…New ideas and innovative plots..BTW, Billy Miller is a ok actor but in my opinion was not a good choice to play Jason, just saying!

Curacaoman
Curacaoman

Bye, bye GH., they have finally killed you

Brett
Brett

Absolutely, Altman and Passanate are the worst.

Mister Media
Mister Media

This Jason story represents maybe the single greatest missed opportunity in soap history. It’s taken what seems like 2 years for the character to go from Point A to…Point A? There was so much potential for good soapy drama that has been squandered. The simplest and most satisfying thing would have been for Jason to have reverted to his original Jason Quartermaine identity, putting him at odds with his Sonny / Carly / mob past and also at odds with himself, while exploring his emotional connection to his Quartermaine family. As it is he has been kept at arm’s length from any of his former significant relationships with little emotional payoff. And now this – bringing him back to his role as the object of both Carly and Sonny’s latent sexual desire? Count me a disappointed but still loyal viewer – long live GH!

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

I absolutely agree.

And I’ve got five dollars that says another head whacking a year from now because it’s been twelve months from the last head whacking.

This has been pointless. A year of who am I? Another year of I don’t remember… I pity the actor who has this one dimensional nonsense. He deserves better. So does the audience.

just sayin'
just sayin'

MAJOR MISSED OPPORTUNITY EXACTLY! Mister Media has the story we would all watch!! real conflict, real emotion, real drama!!

su0000
su0000

It only took them 2 years LOL
I want new writers, it is time for new and improved..
I’d love young writers with new outlooks, someone of the this media era.
;; youngblood;;

Dave
Dave

Yay! Just in time to delete GH from my DVR queue. Hasn’t the Sonny horse been beaten to death yet? This is why I quit the show last time.

rocky83
rocky83

Early Emmy reel for Billy Miller & GH! BRAVO ! GH crackling on all cylinders. The 3 other soaps pale in comparison….

Que4u
Que4u

Yes they do! We r so fortunate that gh has legacy characters and a group of people who care about the genre! I miss soapnet Disney sure goofed up taking that away! They could run all Jason weekends to show or highlight big memories those were great shows!

Rose
Rose

Que4u…Really appreciated your comment above about not knowing what to say to the nay-sayers and their expectations for a daily show. Especially those who harp the same issues all of the time. Save yourself the trouble.

You can’t hit a home run everyday, and not every character is going to be a favorite to everyone. But like you I just am glad we still have GH to watch, and right now I’m enjoying most episodes. Must admit that I am tired of what seems too many bad guys and Corrinthos who don’t have to pay for their crimes.

lovesgh
lovesgh

Nothing could be more boring than the dull drab redundant Jasam story. Please spare me, my time is so much more valuable, call me when its over.

David
David

Today’s episode was brilliant!!! Well worth the wait. I’ve watched gh since the beginning and was happy to see Jason interact with those who he has strong ties to. The writers did an excellent job and left me waiting for what’s ahead!!!

Que4u
Que4u

I agree it was a fun show to watch!

T
T

Today was awful. Nothing about it was enjoyable. After two years of begging and hoping for Jason’s memory to return and the REAL Jason Morgan to be returned.. I’m very disappointed. BM still falls flat as Jason and always will. Recast. Move on. Kill Jason. Idc, just end this shit.

Brett
Brett

Couldn’t have put it better.

Lisa hauser
Lisa hauser

I’m really looking forward to the return of the friendship between Sonny and Jason. They were always there for each other through the good and bad times. I really want to see Jason back as his partner. He needs to realize it is safer for Sam and Danny him in the mob. He can put his family first. Sam loved and accepted him mob and all. Don’t erase that part of Jason Morgan’s history with Sam and Sonny. About time we have the two most talented actors Billy and Maurice sharing scenes. We want more Sason and of the bromance.

Justin
Justin

Yes, I love friendships about two men who kill people for a living.

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

And run a mysterious mob operation that supplies the town with what, precisely? Coke? Pot? Ecstasy? Addiction and profiteering from drug sales is completely stand up!!!!!

Que4u
Que4u

Sonny makes a big deal out of not running drugs or letting anyone else run drugs through port chuck! That said its not real so we can enjoy the guys friend ship… With out worrying about them killing everyone

Dylan
Dylan

Lisa Hauser = Jill Farren Phelps.

Brett
Brett

lol

Cheryl
Cheryl

To answer your question, do I want Jason to be in Sonny’s orbit, I will have to say no. I am so tired of the mob, I cannot see straight. Every time the fans say that we want less mob, TPTB add on more mob characters. The mob families are numerous. We have Sonny’s, Julian’s, and Johnny is controlling his from jail. At this point you might as well add Nikolas to the mob fray because he is going around ordering hits on people and is turning himself into being someone Helena would be proud of. He now runs the Cassadine mob! You might as well change the name of General Hospital to My Fair Mob. GH has become less and less about the hospital and more about the mob activities.

Now as far as the Jason story line goes, the writers have taken much too long to fully flesh everything out. It is to the point that I no longer care. We were told that we were going to get a major payoff once Liz’s deception concerning Jason came to light. That didn’t happen. It was one big, gigantic dud. It was a major disappointment. I was expecting a jaw dropping, I must eat my popcorn while watching this moment. Instead I got I a telemarketing phone call would be more dramatic than what I was getting.

I don’t blame the actors for this in any way. Everything boils down to the writing. If it isn’t there, then there is not much the actors can do. I’m still trying to figure out why they switched out the original Jake for a kid that looks like he could be Lucky’s offspring instead of Jason’s. Granted the original kid played it a little creepy, but if I lived with Helena for the past 4 years of my life, I would be a little creepy too. Chances are, that’s how he chose to play it.

To make a long story short, the viewers are not going to get their pay off concerning Jason’s memory returning. Like the Liz deception revelations, this too will be a big, fat dud. It won’t be Billy Miller’s fault because on today’s episode he excelled with the material he was given. You can see why he wins an Emmy every time he is nominated. Today’s Jason centric show reminded me of how a powerful actor Billy is. Turning back to clock to his YR days. The shows that came about following Delia’s death were some of the most powerful ones that I have ever seen YR do. When Billy Abbott had the what if dreams about Delia. It was like the song Butterfly Kisses. Billy imaging what Delia would be like throughout the years. That was some powerful acting.

Then again, that is my opinion. But is also comes from a place of being a loyal GH viewer since 1979.

Justin
Justin

Well written. You are not alone.

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

100% agree

Que4u
Que4u

I will wait to see how the story plays out before condemning the writers and that comes from a fan since the beginning!

Georgia
Georgia

I am glad Jason is finally getting his memories back! And I love that Jason will begin to understand his friendship with Sonny. He was such a huge part of Jason’s life since he decided to be Jason Morgan. As for Jason and Sam… I have always loved them and felt Jason could truly only be himself with her. Loved their scenes today! They were phenomenal. Can’t wait to see what Jelly come up with next!

Elyse M Worth
Elyse M Worth

I can’t wait for Jason to finally be back as Somny’s business partner. Carly best friend, and Sam’s husband and Danny’s father. I love all the mob war stuff on GH. It’s been going on since the late 70’s when Luke came on the show. I think the mob makes GH different from the rest of the soaps. It makes it interesting! I love the action and shootouts. Everyone says they are sick of the mob on GH but it’s been apart of the show for decades!!

Bobbie
Bobbie

Yeah Jason and.Sonny…they balance each other!

carrie
carrie

Today the stars aligned, Jason knows all the truths. Despite some moaning from others Jason belongs with Sam. There will always be complainers but the truth is in the ratings. Jasam is what it should have always been. The connection they have is like no other. BM was the perfect fit! Jasam is finally back!!

Shari
Shari

I liked Jake because while he had an essence of Jason, he wasn’t full on Jason Morgan. I have watched GH since I was 7 in 1971 and I have never considered abandoning the show until now. Listening to characters and fans say that Alexis is a hypocrite for defending and loving Julian and his “awful mobster” lifestyle as they all defend head mobster Sonny/Carly and all have fond memories of mobster Duke is making me ill. I can’t continue to watch as the show canonizes Sonny and family despite killing and terrorizing others in town. Sonny killed a mob boss in cold blood at a meeting of the families and there was never any reprecussions — no family revenge —nothing.
If Jason goes backward and becomes Sonny’s enforcer and Carly’s whipping boy again in conjunction with Julian being demonized for being in the same line of work as Sonny, I will finally end my frustration and quit watching.

Carlos
Carlos

The job I thought was to provide a diagram,story concept that engulf the cast of major characters in a drama and provide the listner, viewers in this case with a meaningful dramatic view, or life, i.e, as in the BB, the task of this past year the Transgender former life of Maia, the complete history of the character, and everything that comes with telling the viewer of her life, parental history, her father’s dramatic past,being, etc,etc.siblings relationships, and explain how we understand her psychosis, why she is driven, and the relationships ,why she does what she does at Forrester, etc, etc, and those in general Forrester do what theymdo, and all their psychosis…..this is real writing, character drivden, based on history, character history….I write,all this,to,make one point

:GH is a complete mess in this regard…….The mob story line, is awuful.GH jumped at the chance to get Billy Miller , from the Y&R, (I don’t know or care why he left, we as viewers have no reason to guess, or speculate or gossip about) GH had no real story to unveil upon his arriving on the canvas……they had already extended the mob family,and the historymtominclude major characters, Sam, her mother, and Sonny’s enemies, and his new enforcer, Sean, and their backstories…..but the viewers want drama and history, family history, and GH always tries to capitalize on getting big name stars, from other shows a day showcase them, and in doing so, they waste a year of their time acting, and in this case, almost 18 months, with this dribble……Jason getting his memory back and forth…..and getting new people to head the ship, with former,star writers who are trying to regain their luster, and run from their failures, JP, ruined All My Children…..and no now she is in charge here……..I won’t watch GH anymore for two reasons: Luke is gone/Laura is gone, and
The Quartermaine family has died.,,this represents the mess we have to live with, watch…you can have it, that ant the suits,and not ABC are focused on on making money, and not telling stories….thanks but no thanks.

Shalon Wilson
Shalon Wilson

TUNING OUT….. I’m disappointed. I was hoping women writers would figure out the viewers want a lot less mob . Even if I don’t like a character, they should be watchable. Saint Sonny, cyborg Jason and their hypocritical moll are tiresome.

Donna
Donna

I am very disappointed in the way Jason’s return has been handled up to and including this latest fiasco of a dramatization! It made no sense that the whole time he was Jake he,and Sam never showed any sign of romantic feelings for one another and as soon as he’s revealed as Jason, and mind you it wasn’t because he remembered, all of a sudden he and Sam are,all over one another. Didn’t make sense then and I still don’t buy it. I don’t think Billy Miller and Kelly Monaco have a tenth of the chemistry that he has with Becky! And now Jason and Sam are so self-righteous about Franco treating Jake that they make me sick! When I see scenes with either of them, whether they are together or with others I just fast-forward. Don’t want him back in the mob or with Sam. Would love to see him become more involved with the Quartermaines.

Kevin O.
Kevin O.

The only time I’ve ever quit watching “GH” altogether was the mid-2000s, when the entire show was about Sonny/Carly/Jason/Courtney. If we get something similar again, I’m out.

Margaret
Margaret

Loved Monday’s show and the fact that Liz wasn’t involved at all. Its about time he figures out that he loves Sam and wanted a life with her for years and all that it meant to him. Robin was very fitting since she did save his life and all and taught him how to love…. cant wait for scenes when Robin is there in the flesh. Carly was just too funny, love her and Jason’s connection and really , really hope that Jason now understands his connection with Sonny. I look for him to need Sonnys help soon because I really doubt that the stalker is Franco or Heather…. totally look forward to renewed brotherhood and friendship. Thrilled to be rid of Jake Doe and finally have Jason Morgan back!! I’m actually good with the mob, if he chooses to go back, personally I think we are overlooking a huge part of history if he doesn’t.

rebecca1
rebecca1

His connection with Sonny? Sonny befriended and took under his wing a young man with a brain injury so severe he lost his love and ties to a family that adored him and a chance at fulfilling his potential as a doctor SAVING lives, not taking them.

While Sonny claimed to love Jason, he sent him into the line of fire from an age younger than his own sons, Michael and Morgan, who he wont let near his business.

Sonny loves his children and fought tooth and nail to keep them…yet stole Jason from Alan and Monica, Avery from Ava and Michael from AJ. It’s too maddening to be “entertainment.”

Rodd
Rodd

Not too wild about it if Jason goes back into the mob. Done with that scene. I’l buy it if Jason and Sonny have a friendship of “I’ll be there for you when you need me” but not as an enforcer. BM’s portrayal of Jason is definitely not stone cold; he emotes a lot, so I think this Jason needs to be on a different track.

Glo
Glo

Honestly, I really like the new Jason and I am tired of this whole mob boss thing. I think it’s cool if they can reconnect as friends, but piss on Jason being Sonny’s enforcer. He’s nobody’s punk.

On another note, I’m I getting it wrong, or have they re-written history? Wasn’t it Hornsby who shot Sonny? That’s what I recall when he first recruited (or should I say blackmailed) Ava into working with him. He made her go to the crime boss meeting and present a name, which she picked on the spot.

And finally, I HATE how Sonny acts like this self-righteous guy who has to avenge Duke’s death. What about him killing AJ. Where’s the revenge for that? I think it sucks that the writers swept that under the rug so easily and how Michael totally forgives this and has taken back the Corinthos name.

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

Yeah, the stories are seriously perverted–and skewed. I remember when the good guys won once in a while (even if they themselves might have gotten a little dirt on themselves). Who to root for on GH?

Timmm
Timmm

And I pointed out before, this Sonny/Jason bromance, how does that work when Jason finds out Sonny killed his brother?

Glo
Glo

Exactly! I guess he already knows, but maybe remembering his brother will make him angry about it.

Patrick
Patrick

Jason finding out… about Sonny killing AJ… may very well be the catalyst in turning… Jason Quartermaine… and HOPEFULLY

this gives Billy Miller a new lease on life

back to AJ: this will help Jason along in moving forward… out of the mob… and in to the Q

what better way for the whole shebang to lay waste and move on !

Please already

that way every one gets some satisfaction out of this

it’s a sinkhole if GH continues
this dreary 4some.

Sonny Carly Sam and Jason

Justin
Justin

Timmm, I can tell you how it will turn out……Jason will be angry for about two episodes, then Carly and Sonny will get it through to him that AJ was a bad man and deserved to die. All will be well then with the trio of terror.

rebecca1
rebecca1

Yes, I seem to recall Paul shot Sonny. I thought we actually saw it during a recount or memory from Paul.

As for hypocrisy, it galls me each time I need to hear the ridiculous dialogue between Sonny and Carly as they judge others. The absurdity of Carly judging Alexis for defending Julian…as if Carly hasn’t done and wouldn’t do anything to protect Sonny, including lying to Michael about Sonny killing AJ.

And suddenly. Julian is weak ? His own daughter Sam tells Michael her father is no match for Sonny? Since when? Doesnt he have a “family” of soldiers and ties as well? And why turn against Julian to Michael? Would we ever see Michael or Morgan go against Sonny (other than Michael vs Sonny re AJ…which should never have been forgiven).

The relationship dynamics and loyalties are skewed.

Ana
Ana

Needs remember his past, but not return to the way he violent ways.

Emily
Emily

I want the bond back between sony and Jason for sure. The show has been week without it. It has taken to long for Jason to remember in my opinion. PLEASE keep Liz out of it. I would love Franco to die and give Roger a better role for him, his talent is being wasted!

Priscilla
Priscilla

Personally, I don’t want Jason back in the mob, he’s better as he is with a mind of his own and not a liking for violence. When he returned as Jake , he remembered Liz and called out Jake, that was the start of what could have been an epic love story. Yet, you had to change it, make Liz lie to him while loving him, he loved her and the boys, he was funny , loving and compassionate. That story should have been great and then give him his memory back and let him sort through it all. I have never felt he and Sam to be a great love even though it’s pushed so hard. He needs to remember his love, friendship and past with Liz before and after little Jake as well as AJ and the rest if his real family, not just mob friends. Let him really remember loving the Q. family and be part of it finally. He can be a great dad to both of his sons, but don’t rehash the Sam thing, they seem so un-inlove now more than ever. When you destroyed Liz, you destroyed them too. Let Jason live his own life and figure it all out.

Barbara
Barbara

I agree Jason and Liz should of had their time after all these years she loved him. He loved her also. So why not let them have their time would of been a great love story.

Connie
Connie

This was not history. History would have been Emily, Edward, Lila, And AJ. They could have easily put the ones who have died (IRL) in without showing their face. Emily was a HUGE part of Jason’s memory. I wasn’t impressed with it at all but as a gh loyal fan I am hoping for more “history” with Jason’s memories.

Justin
Justin

Ok, it’s back to the trio of terror. I don’t have to watch. So much for exploring the Quartermaine side of Jason. I hate you, GH.

Margaret carini
Margaret carini

I’m hoping they reconnect. Maybe Sonny will be influenced by Jason in a good way. Anything is possible.

Letemeatc8ke
Letemeatc8ke

I’m done dvr’ing this show. Terribly disappointed, so I’m done.

Carly
Carly

I have been saying for months that Jason and sonny need to go back to being best friends and I love the mob Stories and it time for Jason to stand up for sonny I love Carson and I want Carlos take down

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

Again, I say: What a great opportunity TPTB missed when they made Carlos a criminal. He has so much charisma and sex appeal; he’s the kind of actor that was once a staple of GH–relatable, energetic, magnetic, mesmerizing. But, no, TPTB turned him into a thug–UGH!

Justin
Justin

I agree Nancy. There is something about Carlos that makes me think of the old GH and all of those magnetic and mesmerizing characters that were decent people that you rooted for. Why must everyone be tied to a mob family. I don’t root for them. I root against them, but the problem is that this show is written for the mob-related characters to shown in a good light. Ugh, I’m done with this show.

Patrick
Patrick

for however long Carlos is on our telee… i’m just glad to see posts who like, Jeffrey Vincent Parise… ACTING

I howled @ yesterday ep

Carlos goes all Cro magnon grabs that rock…. “let he who has sinned cast the first stone”

Anna ask Jordan… “how did Carlos get out of the handcuffs…. did he have a weapon”

LOL

going back… I laughed when Paul… puts on the table that paperclip and pen… Carlos expression…

he’s priceless… just lends himself… present able and has a sexiness that’s wow

in all honesty I thought… this is the best part of GH in the last 2 days

fun acting

no wonder Finola Hughes shares in SOD what fun scenes she shares with JVP

NICE

Patrick
Patrick

“let HIM who is “without” sin… cast the first stone”

Rose
Rose

Nancy…Trying to imagine what other kind of character Vincent could play on GH. Even when he cleans up as a priest, or guru on Mad Men, he still has a bit of a dangerous, scruffy look. And this coming from someone who loves his acting. Frustrating!

jaybird369
jaybird369

Nancy…I HEAR YA’!!!!! AGREED!!!!! Oh…as far as I’m concerned, those bone-heads at GH gave a wonderful and versatile actor like Jeffrey Vincent Parise nothing but crappy, dumb and EVEN MORE UNWATCHABLE material to work with!!!!! And, Rose is SO RIGHT ON…FRUSTRATING!!!!!!

Have a good one, Nancy.

Janet Byrnes
Janet Byrnes

Not bad enough everyone’s a murdering pig, but now the unholy three will be back ? I’m done. Finished. Cleaning up my vcr, and that’s it. I shut this show off before when tptb unholy three ruined it. I think ABC is trying to get us to shut the show off , so they can cancel it. They they succeded with me.

I remember these two ruining the end of ATWTS, so who knows this could be their job !

edie bailey
edie bailey

I totally agree. Passanante and Altman are horrible writers. They have made GH unbearably dull and pointless. I am so bored and only watch when my favorite Roger Howarth is on.
BTW, it has gotten so bad that I wish they would kill off Franco and bring Roger back in a role more worthy of his immense talents (a la Todd Manning). They killed ATWT and are destroying GH now too.
And, just to think Ron Calivati got canned for this disaster!!

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

The end of ATWT was horrible. And that disaster was nowhere near as awful as what happened to GL. Madre mia, when shows turn, I get very nervous. The repercussions can prove fatal.

Timmm
Timmm

So peeps, Fluke wasnt that bad after all? This Jason memory story is so bad. It has been milked to death! AND, not to dismiss some of the Jason Morgan fans BUT most of us wanted Jason Quartermaine back! Him going home would have had a ton of stories attached. No we have to watch Sonny pull Jason’s strings again to clean up Sonny’s messes and try and protect his two moronic sons! DEADnte gets a pass. Even though he is clueless, he went off and became a man!

Melissa
Melissa

I was so bored by the Jason memory flashback / hallucination episode, that I actually stopped watching with only nine minutes left to go on the DVR recording. I chose nine minutes extra sleep over finishing this slug of an episode.

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

It really WAS boring–and interminable! I walked away and back many times.

Patrick
Patrick

two things… well… practically the whole ep just did me in

but… I didn’t think it was … right… for Michael and Sam to be talking about how they missed the Jason of ole

when they tried talking to him… about his past… their was no connection… ??? AND Sam is head over heals in love with him? and Jason in return…. ???

the metamorphosis that triggered his comeback… (ala Bo return on DAYS) that motorcycle… with our lord and savior “Sonny”… in commanding stance complete with pinky ring at a moments notice menacing leer

J & S Neatly bow tied another ep…. with Sam singing a lullaby

su0000
su0000

hey Patrick ..
”Sam singing a lullaby” .. it was not needed we were already asleep ..ahaaa!

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

So su0000–here I go again actually agreeing with you! Wow! I can’t believe it, can you?

su0000
su0000

No, I can’t believe it! LOL
gotta luv when you agree with me 🙂
( have a great one, Nancy! …

rebecca1
rebecca1

“We were already asleep.” Lol!

PF
PF

Sonny and Jason redux is the WORST possible news. I have always loathed Sonny, and the character of Jason Morgan is a smarmy, self-righteous cartoon no matter who is playing him. As much as I pity Billy Miller being stuck in this thankless role, I pity the viewers, whose fingers have to be sore from ffing his scenes, a whole lot more. The writers should have left Jason at the bottom of the harbor, then had Sonny and Sam (one of the dullest characters in the history of soaps) follow him. UGH.

Rose
Rose

I have to assume your fingers are sore from ffing. Hard to know what transpired when you do and comment on it.

Soaphound
Soaphound

I agree, Rose. How can one judge scenes without watching? I’ll tell you, though…even if a story is dull, I enjoy watching these wonderful actors doing their best to make it work. This is especially true of Billy Miller, Finola Hughes, Laura Wright, Maura West and many others . They give us their best regardless of the sometimes repetitive stories and/or corny dialogue.

Lisa
Lisa

Great he finally has his memories back – do I want Jason Morgan mob enforcer 2.0 ?
Um….no !
Personally I’d like to see him deal with what he knows and take a different path….not necessarily as Dr.Jason Quartermaine either.

Romeha
Romeha

Boring! Would have never guessed it was May sweeps!

Patricia Nolan-Hall (Caftan Woman)
Patricia Nolan-Hall (Caftan Woman)

Jason connecting with his Quartermaine roots would be refreshing. Jason and Sonny, and all this Sonny is a “good” mobster stuff got old years ago.

Rejmel
Rejmel

Yes! I can’t wait for their renewed friendship !!

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

Yes!

Jane
Jane

I think Liz and Jason have more passion together. Sam is just there, I feel Jason’s love for Sam has been pushed , forced. I wanted Jason to have his memories by not this forced thing with Sam I’m seeing, there’s really no chemistry at all. They are boring together.

su0000
su0000

RC left GH; Jul 24, 2015..
It’s going on near a year of J&S, and their year long build up to Jason’s reveal,= and it stunk, it was lame..
It was downtrodden, limp, uneventful, anticlimactic, considering a year build up to the awaited huge moment, the Jason reveal..(it was horribly dull)
And- to add to it, it’s sweeps!

I gotta say; I can’t imagine GH getting worse than it is… (but I’m sure it will 🙁

I was imaging something spectacular!

Janet Byrnes
Janet Byrnes

I guess you didn’t like it huh? Welcome to the WTF club. Who wants to take bets on how much longer the show will be on, ? Not wishing for it. Just seeing the writing on the wall.

Michael (not Fairman)
Michael (not Fairman)

Oh goody. Just what I have been waiting for throughout this entire saga of Jake/Jason and his long-lost memories . . . NOT. Seriously? This is the way they’ve decided to go?

What happened to all the talk (BS would be a better term, I guess, as it turns out) about how having women writers would bring back the romance, etc.? If mob-mob-mob is what TPTB want, they should hire back Guza, who at least did mob-mob-mob skillfully, much as I disliked it. This is the worst of both worlds; not only do we get mob-mob-mob, but it isn’t even “good mob-mob-mob,” if there is such a thing.

As others have pointed out, having Jason get his memories back as Jason Q. would have been a bold and different direction; this, instead, is retreading the same ground that’s been done to death.

At this point, I think the story with Tracy is worth watching, and that’s about it. The rest of the show . . . is pretty much a total misfire—a muddled, unfocused mess. (P.S. Where is Laura?)

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

Second the emotion: WHERE IS LAURA????

Justin
Justin

It’s as I predicted with Laura. I knew that we wouldn’t see her very much. This supposed storyline with Helena’s gift is going nowhere. I wouldn’t be surprised if we see Laura in September and they tell us what happened, offscreen.

dzzdee
dzzdee

Yes, yes yes!!!
Yes I love GH
Yes I love the mob scenes
Yes it’s great story lines
Yes, take out Sam and Elizabeth
and give more story to Anna, Carlie, Haley, Max and Lulu

smoochie
smoochie

I want all of Jason’s memories to come back to him and for those memories to become integrated in his psyche. It’s insulting and incredulous that the writers would have us believe Jason would still have retrograde amnesia from the accident caused by A.J. yet able to remember everything from the time he became Jason Morgan.
Jason needs to know it all, including his calling to become a Doctor- A man who would have dedicated his life to saving people instead of killing them. He needs to not only remember , but to truly connect emotionally to all of those he loved and who loved him as Jason Q. If the writers would just allow his full memory banks to come back we would have a real interesting and complex guy who won’t be able to be the lackey Stone Cold was for Sonny.
It really ticks me off that all Carly and Sonny want is for that to happen- If both of characters really loved Jason, they would be glad to know that he wants to stay out of the killing business,harms way, and just appreciate his friendship as the good, ethical, caring and generous man is was meant to be before becoming the hit man for a so called “Mob Boss”

Janet Byrnes
Janet Byrnes

AJ did not cause the accident. Stupid Jason jumped into the car with someone he knew was drunk to stop him. Who knows if he hadn’t done that there might have not been an accident. Who is so dumb as to get in a car with someone driving drunk .they caused this themselves. I guess Guza needed some way to put all this on AJ.. We know poor little saint Jason was not to blame. I don’t think Jason will ever stop being the mob killer. Just thinking about this made me shut the show off.Same church , different pew with these so called writers.

Bohemien
Bohemien

I’ve been watching the show from the beginning-
Jason was a passenger in the car that a drunken A.J was driving. A.,J caused the accident. Ned covered for him.

dmr
dmr

Let’s continue to renew the connection between Jason Quartermaine and his legacy family-have him become a doctor, run ELQ with Tracy, etc.

Alan
Alan

Can GH just admit it made a HUGE mistake in replacing Ron Carlivati with Jean and Shelly and bring him back already…?

Abruzzfan
Abruzzfan

I completely agree Alan!

clb
clb

Agree that replacing Ron Carlivati with Jean and Shelly was shortsighted. Ron’s writing was the best and the Academy agreed as many of the reels were his writing! Bring him back in some capacity.

clb
clb

ABC: You cancelled All My Children and One Life to Live. Don’t screw this up with GH!

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GH ‘One Aftershock After Another’ Promo : Fayden’s Daughter, Ava Stalked, Judge Rules On Franco

This week and in October, General Hospital looks to be ramping up some storylines that will have major consequences for the citizens of Port Charles.

In the latest promo for the ABC daytime drama series, Hayden (Rebecca Budig) seems to reveal that the little girl in the hospital bed is Finn’s (Michael Easton) bio-child.  The little girl seen in the promo is young actress, Jophielle Love.

Elsewhere, Ryan (Jon Lindstrom) wants Ava (Maura West), what will his next move be even if he is supposedly behind bars? Ava is frightened and says she is being stalked.  She also has been sipping one too many martinis lately to calm her nerves.  Will Halloween horrors come Ava’s way?

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Meanwhile, the judge is ready to rule in the competency of Franco Baldwin (Roger Howarth) who has been mind-mapped with Drew’s memories.  How will the decision impact the lives of Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst), Cameron (William Lipton), Kim (Tamara Braun) and more?

Watch the promo below  Then, let us know how you think these three storylines will play out via the comment section below by sharing your theories.

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TODAY: Soap Studs On ‘The Real’

Daytime drama fans make sure to check out today’s October 21st episode of the talk show, The Real when the ladies of the panel welcome four of your favorite gents, one representing each current soap on the air.

Look for: Days of our Lives Galen Gering (Rafe), The Young and the Restless Michael Mealor (Kyle), General Hospital’s Donnell Turner (Curtis) and The Bold and the Beautiful’s Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter) to mix it up and chat with hosts in a segment called “The Real Hunks of Daytime.”

The Real is syndicated; so make sure to check the local times in the ‘When It’s On” navigation section on the show website for your area- a handy way to find out when you can check out the episode and when it might repeat in case you missed it.

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The hosts of The Real are: Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry-Housley with Amanda Seales joining the group as a guest co-host for this week of episodes.

So, will you be checking out the hunks on The Real? Comment below.

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Katelyn MacMullen Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary On GH; Now, What Will Happen When Willow Finds Out The Truth About Wiley?

Since Willow (Katelyn MacMullen) first appeared on the General Hospital canvas as the school teacher who needed to let Charlotte’s (Scarlett Fernandez) parents (Valentin, Nina and Lulu) know of her bullying tactic sat school, the character has become quite intertwined to others in Port Charles.

We eventually learned that Willow shared a dark past with the late Shiloh (Coby Ryan McLaughlin), and even had his child, but never told him about it.  Later, Willow seem to get the attention of two young gentlemen; Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) and Harrison Chase (Josh Swickard).

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As of now, Chase and Willow look to be quite the happy couple.  But, what will happen when Willow learns the devastating truth- that the little boy she gave up -that is being raised by Brad (Parry Shen) and Lucas (Ryan Carnes) isn’t really hers.  In fact, her son died when Brad took Nelle’s (Chloe Lanier) baby to replace the baby that died.

In a post on her Instagram, Katelyn MacMullen shared that it’s hard to believe a year has past since her debut on the ABC soap opera expressing gratitude: “It’s been a year since I’ve joined this incredible cast! I love this show so much, and every single person involved. I’m so grateful 🖤 It’s been a pretty crazy ride for Willow so far, and I’ve enjoyed every second of it 🌚 Thank you @generalhospitalabc !! 🙏 #GH #oneyearanniversary”

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Now the questions become:  What will happen when Willow learns the truth about Wiley? Will it draw her and the child’s real bio-dad, Michael C. closer? Share your theories on what’s to come and congratulate Katelyn for one-year in Port Charles.

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