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Tristan Rogers Teases His Return To General Hospital!

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Great news for longtime General Hospital fans, Robert Scorpio is on the way and will be on the canvas in Port Charles soon!  His portrayer, Tristan Rogers teased his return to his popular role on the ABC daytime drama series tweeting:  “Alert: Robert Scorpio sighted in Port Charles.”

Now ABC Soaps In Depth also reports that Rogers will be back for a short story arc.  Tristan explained while he doesn’t want to say too much, he can reveal that: “There are three distinct stories I seem to be involved in. And that’s okay because that’s the way the character always was.”

Just because Rogers is doing a short GH stint, does not mean he won’t also be appearing on his role as Colin Atkinson on The Young and the Restless.   Depending on the timing of the airing episodes, Rogers just might be on two major network soaps at the same time.

So, excited to hear that Tristan is back to GH for a bit?  Will Scorpio be on the case and help resolve some of the major mysteries engulfing Port Charles right now? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Laura
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Laura

yes, I crazy excited about it. Finally, some soap news I’m actually really happy about.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, yes, great news to me also–anytime when Scorpio is in the mix is a good time–that twinkle in the eye and the sarcastic barb is always welcoming. Come home, Tristan and Scorpio!

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

I think it has something to do with Laura???

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Wouldn’t that be nice? Genie and Tristan had great chemistry when Scorpio “romanced” Laura on a date–and Luke got jealous!
And Genie can match Tristan with the improv/barbs!

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

i hope so…

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Wanted to say also that I loved what Genie made of her scene with Jane today. Genie seems to be at peace with the debacle that Tony Geary made of the Luke and Laura iconic love story. She looked lovely and serene in the scene. She grounds GH and gives it a sensibility sorely needed. I look forward to her romantic story line with Jon Lindstom as Laura and Kevin find their way together.

Rose
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Rose

Love Tristan coming back. But he belongs to Anna…”it’s always been Anna.” Love Genie with Kevin. They could have a great double date. But first let’s solve Laura/Helena will and the Cassadine/Nik mysteries together.

mysty
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mysty

I can’t wait to see Tristan and Genie back onscreen together. can’t wait

Harry
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Harry

Nancy, that was when Robert Scorpio mysteriously erupted out of the fog on the docks wearing his London Fog.
Really, even back then I wanted Laura to forget the hysterical blond Afro and go on a plane with Robert leaving Luke alone with his ego.

Marie
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Marie

It would be nice if he could share a scene or two with Laura for old times sake. I was hoping it would happen when he was on set last time, but it didn’t. Remember when Mack told Robert: “Did you know Laura was back in town?” I was hoping it was a tease that Robert and Laura would run into each other at the Metro Court or something. Didn’t happen. Sigh.

SierraBW
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SierraBW

I wish he would come home for good. The temporary stints leave me deeply unsatisfied. I hate the Colin character on Y&R, but love Robert Scorpio, the super WSB Spymaster! Tristan come home!

Lisa
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Lisa

I was hoping Tristan would pop back in at GH.
I like him much better as Robert than I do as Colin.
Look forward to the storylines he will be involved in.

James R. Poissant
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James R. Poissant

I thought Tristan was on contract at Y&R—doesn’t matter because I’ll take Robert Scorpio any way I can even if he is just on loan from Y&R. I like him as Colin but Scorpio will always be the guy I remember him for the most. I miss his adventures with Luke and Laura.

CLH
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CLH

Nope recurring. Love both characters so as long as he is recurring on both, I can watch him on both. Win, win.

dmr
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dmr

LOVE Robert Scorpio! So many of the legacy characters have great comedic skills (Kin Shriner, Lynn Herring, Jane Elliot, etc.) and they make the show enjoyable to watch (again)!

Rose
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Rose

Dmw…So agree!

Marie
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Marie

It’s because, back then, it was clear they were having fun together and were friends. Viewers can always sense it and it is so much fun to go along for the ride. And Gloria Monty welcomed and encouraged ad libbing. I think, out of respect, the veterans are still allowed to ad lib but the younger actors are expected to stay on script at all times. If what Tony Geary said in one of his interviews is true, the scripts today tell the actors when they are supposed to begin crying and when they are supposed to laugh, etc. He… Read more »

Marie
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Marie

dmr: Your statement reminds me of something I was complaining to my husband about the other day. Soaps used to have A LOT of comedy in them back in the day, and it was great. Watching DOOL in 2016 feels like a descent into madness sometimes. Thank goodness GH has some comedy with Franco and Dr. Finn, respectively. Ava and Scottie make me laugh when they share scenes. Diane makes me laugh. I’m grateful there is some humor. I would love some more. Maybe viewership would go up if there were more laughs. There is never a shortage of tears… Read more »

Beth Layman
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Beth Layman

Tristan was removed from last year. It was right after Luke left town. He is doing both shows now.

Tomas Torquemada
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Tomas Torquemada

Good for him.

And since DROOL doesn’t know what to do with Wally K, can we get another Quartermain for Momma Tracy?

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, I’d love that! Wally adds grounding and believability to the Q’s.

Les
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Les

Yes, we need Wally back for the Quartermains and Tracy!

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I got the apparently mistaken impression Ned was coming back either full time or frequently. One of my favorite characters! Would be great to have Scorpio, Jax, Are, Scott all back where they belong…sigh.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Dear autospell…who’s Are? Should be Ned.

Timmm
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Timmm

I knew it would happen and I heard it would be in October? Glad to hear, they waste him over at Y&R and he is rarely on! Sign him to a full time contract ABC! I hope he either is involved in the Valentin story or the Hornsby story. Either way, Robert and Anna live happily ever after! PLEASE!

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, sign him pronto–and do let Robert and Anna have a story–and live happily ever after, of course. 🙂

su0000
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su0000

hey Timmm…
Jill and Colon are a nightmare lol
they are horrible together.. they look old smi-dementia ridden lol
Jill locking him in the attic was gawd awful senile stuff ..
who wrote Tristan so feeble? was the Jean and Shelly..

Tristan in Scorpio !!

looking forward to seeing Tristan, again..
perhaps he’ll be the one to tell Jill to shut-up .. lol

Timmm
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Timmm

The NEVER EVER had a story for Tristan on Y&R. WHO? JELLY!

Abruzzfan
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Abruzzfan

I completely agree Su! Hip hip hooray!

Harry
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Harry

Love Jill and Colin but I like Tristan better as Robert Scorpio with Anna.

Iraqi Guy
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Iraqi Guy

Oh, su0000, I always enjoy your comments and you often make me laugh, but there was some great stuff between Jill and Colin at Y&R. Jean & Shelly gave us some great stuff, Mariah, Sage, Ian Ward and the very clever way they redeemed Sharon by having her ECT wipe her memory of changing Summer’s DNA results and Phyllis on the staircase. We really don’t know what happened during their time at Y&R and it’s possible the story pace and lack of follow through on stories during their time there was the Executive Producer’s influence or the network’s doing. Jean… Read more »

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

Iraqi Guy…
That was a great post! I agree with a lot of your sentiments about the current stories and character evolvement at GH. Kudos!

Jimmy
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Jimmy

GH needs Tristan Rogers much more than Y&R does right now. Robert Scorpio is a staple character on the show, and they should consider putting him back on contract and pairing him with Anna when she returns. I’m not feeling Anna/Andre at all.

Brenda Garces
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Brenda Garces

ill take Robert Scorpio any day back on GH. Collin on YR is boring and always causing trouble.Unlike Robert Scorpio who is exiting and always takes care of everything.

Brenda Garces
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Brenda Garces

Weve all watch RobertScorpio team up with Luke and Laura,Holly Sutton,Anna Devane,and several countless stars on GH. When a character like Robert has as many years countless story lines. You never get board when Robert or Anna,Or Luke team up. Its one adventure after the other.Please bring him back full time Anna and Laura need him.

Demikovskia
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Demikovskia

Yes!!! I love RoBert Scorpio!!!

carol
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carol

I wish he’d leave Y&R and return to GH full time. Robert Scorpio is a much more interesting character than Colin.

Sissy
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Sissy

Great news!! Looking forward to seeing him. Wish he could stay around for a while!

Letemeatc8ke
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Letemeatc8ke

Does anyone have any idea what number FV is aiming for as far as cast expansion? I think he’s aiming for the thousands, lol!!!!
Seriously anyone have an educated, or otherwise guess as to why he keeps making the cast so large? I’m a Scorpio fan so that’s great, but why is the cast so big????? Anyone?

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

I believe that he thinks he is “pacifying” the longstanding, loyal fans by “dropping in” a character they love all the while going stubbornly forward with his own selfish agenda–to cast his “pets” and “favorites” and “slyly” (NOT!) cram them down our throats! You think???? 🙂 He and Tony Geary seem to have one thing in common: they don’t care about the fans at all. Ego for sale, anyone?

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

Sorry but I think that’s a ridiculous statement. GH is a business. Frank’s not running community theatre. Whatever his reasons are and no matter how many individuals are annoyed, IF the goal is to keep the show going than he’s casting the way he believes will do so. If there!s some corporate plan to sabatage the show and justify it with low ratings than that’s the deal. I would think Frank wants GH to be a success; it’s the genre he knows and I doubt, unless ABC’s offered him a sweet deal when GH kicks the bucket, that he’d purposely… Read more »

Les
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Les

This is great news! Tristan as Scorpio really adds that certain something to the GH canvas that is greatly needed. Too bad it is only a short story arc but maybe impactful enough to get TPTB into gear and making it more permanent. I would love to see him interact with Laura and of course Anna. And…I really hope the stories are strongly character driven. Too tall an order?

Celia
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Celia

I wonder if Robert’s return has anything to do with the Luke new storyline. Maybe Luke is in Greece with Robert, tracking Valentin.
Wouldn’t it just be rich, if Robert and Luke saved Nik?

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

CeeCee…Back in the day Scorpio and Luke were practically best friends and had a lot of adventures together. So perhaps Anthony Geary is stepping out of retirement again??? Great GH days! I’m still a Luke fan (even with the Fluke fiasco…there were pieces of that story that were great soapy fun and Anthony Geary was phenomenal in his dual role…but I digress). Love Scorpio and am thrilled he’s back. Hoping he actually he gets to act, lol. His last visit they cast him as wallpaper..just hung at the back of the room at his daughter’s wedding and barely said a… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Tony always said he would make a limited return IF the story was worthy. Your theory is an excellent one. Story aside, Mr. Geary would return for Tristan or JJ.

Celia
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Celia

Thank you, Timmmy.

Natalie
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Natalie

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Tristan Rogers and Robert Scorpio!!! Too bad Finola isn’t back yet for them to have scenes together!!!

maddiehayes
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maddiehayes

Tristan and Finola’s chemistry is phenomenal, off the charts! But Tristan has some chemistry with everybody, he’s just that charismatic. Even if he’s only on for a few days, he will provide a spark that GH desperately needs.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Hope she will be–he says he going to be involved in “three storylines.”

aria
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aria

he’s not coming back tomorrow, by the time he airs Finola could be back too.

ina Young
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ina Young

One of my favorite actors on G.H. The show always the best when he is on.
Saw him on very first show and followed all stories too. The show was it’s
best then! Ratings where high.
Welcome back! Wish he could stay longer.

kathy
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kathy

I love Robert Scorpio. So glad he’s making an appearance. GH should give him a contract because Y&R does not use him. He’s only on once in a blue moon. And as much as Anna loved Duke, I always wanted her back with Robert. They are one of my favorite couples. And Tristin is much more interesting as Robert than he is as Colin.

soapqueenforever
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soapqueenforever

I am glad he is on contract with both shows. I can’t get enough of tha delicious Aussie accent. I could listen to that man read the phone book and I would be in heaven. Love my Tristian Rogers.

Joel
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Joel

He isn’t on contract with either show. He’s on recurring status with both shows, which is how he’s able to appear on Y&R and GH. If he was on contract with one show, he could not appear on the other. Same goes for Wally Kurth on DOOL and GH.

Marie
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Marie

I am loving this news. It would be nice if one of the stories involved Luke and Ethan. It would be nice to have Ethan’s paternity settled once and for all.

Timmm
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Timmm

Ethan sucks! I dont like the actor or character. Bring in JJ and forget Ethan ever existed!

Marie
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Marie

Maybe the skeleton was Ethan. Not surprising for a son to have a few pieces of Dad’s jewelry if that is the correct word for the stuff Luke wore. And if so, maybe the reason the DNA didn’t match is because he is really Robert’s son.

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

I would love Ethan to return…permanently! Love Nathan Parsons; he was great in True Blood and The Originals…but I’d be surprised if he returned to daytime full time. Maybe a short stint…

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

Ooh! That could be Marie…Ethan had a bracelet and earring! Hope not…

Michele
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Michele

Scorpio has always been one of my favorite characters.

Caffey
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Caffey

I cannot wait for Robert’s return. I just hope Holly is with him. They are the epitome of class, romance, and they sizzle. Robert and Anna only were together for Robin, and because Duke and Holly were supposedly dead. All Robert and Anna did was argue. Please let Robert and Holly have their HEA! This is what both actors want!

Timmm
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Timmm

You cannot just bring someone back. Holly needs a purpose and that wouldnt entail a long stay for Tristan and it is only a drop by. Maybe next time?

Allen saint james
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Allen saint james

Excites me every amd anytime I hear Robert Scorpio is returning to the show. I miss the adventure of the old days and wish they’d bring Robert and the Wsb back full time. Contract please

Rebecca1
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Rebecca1

I think those days/years are gone…

Allen saint james
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Allen saint james

That saddens me. I don’t see enough fans of the adventure days speak online about wanting those kinds if stories back to make it clear to abc etc how much those days are missed. The reason for supercouple are called super is because the went against evil and triumphed together.

Brett
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Brett

Glad he’ll be back, but I’m sure whatever story he’s in will be a mess with the hacks Jean and Shelley writing it.

Ces
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Ces

Always nice to see Tristan back but since I’m sure it is only for a few episodes, it’s hard to get real into whatever story he’ll be involved in. GH should dump 20 characters and hite him bk permanently.

Amber Sinclair
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Amber Sinclair

I would really like to know when Mayor Lomax is going to be found out about and the fact that the ballot box was tampered with so that Felicia can become Mayor and get a star role again and Robert Scorpio helping in making that happen. I would also like to know when they will be showing more of the kids on the show since they are a huge part of the show. They use to show kids playing at the house while the grown ups were having conversations. Monica has been on the show the longest, when are they… Read more »

JMER
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JMER

Just 5 eps for him. FV must be joking. This cannot be real. Plus Genie is leaving. Finola is gone still. I’m still waiting for them to do a poll for the viewers like B&B and Y&R.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Diane Poised to Be Attacked by the ‘Hook’; Elizabeth Knew Finn’s Late Wife, Reiko?

On Friday’s cliffhanger of General Hospital, Diane Miller (Carolyn Hennesy) looks to be the next victim of the mysterious ‘hook’.  We won’t know till Monday how it plays out, but things are not looking good for the legal eagle in a preview for the airshow.

In story, Diane dropped by the garage that Brando worked at, looking for Sasha (Sofia Mattson).  At first, she bumps into Sonny (Maurice Benard) who is not pleased with Diane for trying to take him down on the witness stand during Nina’s hearing.  She shares she was helping her clients Michael and Willow as best she could.  Sonny says it was personal for him and he can’t forget what happened.

Next, Diane tells Sasha that she’s serving as her interim lawyer since Martin is unavailable and is there to discuss her guardianship. Sasha is scared that she’ll wind up behind bars now that Brando is gone.  Diane assures Sasha she will file a continuance to keep the process going to keep her out of jail. Diane asks where the guardianship papers may be, and Sasha tells her to check Brando’s office.

Dex (Evan Hofer), who is looking suspicious (but it has to be a red-herring, right?) is going to take Sasha home per Sonny’s orders, but Sonny also tells Dex to lock up when Diane is finished with her business.

Later, Diane in the dark, goes to Brando’s office to find the guardianship papers. Next, a figure appears in the doorway with the hook.  This time the ‘Hook’ looks to be of smaller stature leading many on social media that the person behind the violence could be Esme.

In other developments, Elizabeth Webber’s (Rebecca Herbst) convoluted storyline, just got even more convoluted.  Liz looks at the photo she’s drawn and suddenly has a flashback revealing the woman’s face at the bottom of the stairwell.  She then tells Finn (Michael Easton) that after her recent session with Kevin, she recalls seeing the woman’s face. Conveniently, Finn was just talking about his late wife, Reiko with Gregory (Gregory Harrison).  So, when Liz talks to Finn, she sees a woman’s face on Finn’s phone.

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Finn explains that the picture is of his late wife, Reiko.  He tells Liz he is working on a case that reminded him of Reiko, and he mentions being in the Mariana Islands with her. That makes Liz frantic and she decides to leave. Next, she heads home, where she locates a photo of her and her sister, Sarah. The photo is titled, “Elizabeth and Sarah, Mariana Islands, 1997.”

So, do you think Diane will perish or survive the attack by the ‘Hook’? Who is the ‘Hook”? What on earth is going on with Liz’s storyline? Share your thoughts and theories in the comment section below.  But first, vote in our latest ‘Michael’s Poll’ below by voting on which character is the culprit behind all of the bloodshed?

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Johnny Wactor on Brando’s GH Demise: “I Have Been Blown Away By The Reaction From The Fans, I Had No Idea That You Guys Cared So Much About My Character”

It’s been an emotional week for General Hospital viewers following the death of Brando Corbin; which meant that actor Johnny Wactor has wrapped his run on the ABC daytime drama series.

On Thursday, Wactor shared his ‘thanks’ to all the loyal GH fans who took the journey with him and his on-screen alter-ego via a video post on his Instagram account.

Johnny expressed: “It’s been a couple days since the demise of Brando Corbin in Port Charles as we know it.  And I have to tell ya, I have been so blown away by the reaction from the fans.  I had no idea that you guys cared so much about my character. I’m so grateful for the outpour of questions and support. I’ve always said, that the fans of General Hospital are the greatest fans in the world and I truly believe that and this is just further evidence of that.”

Social media was abuzz when Brando suddenly died following successful surgery after being attacked by the ‘hook’.  Some fans felt Wactor’s presence will be sorely missed; while others shared that they felt Brando was not a necessary character.

Wactor took all of the comments like a champ and in his video message added: “Whether you were excited to see Brando Corbin killed off, or outraged and have questions, man, I’m just so lucky to have been on this show, truly.”

As he concluded his ‘thank you’s’, Johnny let GH viewers know he does have some other projects that you will see him in very soon, sharing: “Thank you so much for letting me bring Brando Corbin to life.  Thank you for caring, and thank you for all the support and the well-wishes for my future endeavors, whether that’s back in Port Charles at some point, or another show, or other films … which there’s some coming.”

Lastly, Johnny added, “I’ll miss ya, and you enjoy the rest of the week.”

Watch Wactor’s heartfelt message below.

So, where do you stand with the decision to kill off Brando? Glad the character is off the canvas, or sad to see him go? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

 

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Brando Dies … But Not From His Wounds

On Tuesday’s episode of General Hospital, poor Sasha (Sofia Mattsson) was hit with yet another punch to the gut.  After losing her baby, Liam, back in December of 20201, she has now lost her husband, Brando (Johnny Wactor), in s shocking turn events that played out in Brando’s hospital room.

Finally coming to (following being ‘hooked’ by the mysterious figure) after surviving hours of surgery from his wounds, he goes coughs up blood and then goes into a massive seizure right in front of Sasha.

Panicked, Sasha calls for help, where Portia (Brook Kerr) and her team run in to try to save Brando.  Next, we get a montage of the love story of Brando and Sasha, which is never a good sign on soap operas – as it more often than not – signals the end of the line for a character.

After Portia is completely rattled by why Brando is dying when the surgery is a success, eventually he passes away.  Portia comes out of his hospital room and tells Sasha they did everything they could.  Just then, Brando’s mom, Gladys (Bonnie Burroughs) along with Nina (Cynthia Watros), come by and all the women are struck with heartbreaking grief.  Sonny (Maurice Benard) happens upon the scene and asks Portia what happened and she reveals there were sudden complications.

Wanting a moment alone to say goodbye to his cousin, Sonny (Maurice Benard) tells Brando to take care of Liam and Mike when he sees them in heaven. Sonny also promises to take care of Sasha and Gladys. Next, Sasha wants Sonny to go into Brando’s room with her, and they are joined by Nina and Gladys, who all stand over his bedside in tears.

Elsewhere, Portia finds Finn (Michael Easton) to look over Brando’s medical reports and case, and relates that Brando’s symptoms don’t track with what happened to him when he was brought into the ER and what happened in surgery.  She ponders if there is a more sinister explanation for his death, hoping Finn (even though he is an infectious disease doc) can help shed some light.

What did you think of GH’s decision to kill off Brando Corbin? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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