General Hospital: Perkie's Observations

I've spent years listening to Carly harp, shriek and biatch at my girl Alexis and now that she is almost, sort of, kind of, being civil towards Alexis, I have to listen to Claudia harp, shriek and biatch at her? UGH. I was so hoping Alexis would remember who her father and step mother are, and go all Cassadine on Claudia's butt. Shut up Claudia. It might be your house, but it's Alexis' daughter and she chooses how to raise her and who she hangs out with. Then when Sonny shows up and Alexis mentions that Michael was at Jake's, Claudia actually has the audacity to say that it's ok with her, as though she has any say in how Michael is raised. Man oh man, I'm actually starting to hate Claudia more than I hate Sonny, and I didn't think that was possible.

Another thing I hate, is the way they are portraying Alexis (again) as a neurotic mother. She has a plan for Kristina which involves school and good behaviour and somehow that's a bad thing. Double UGH. And I hated that Sonny had no problem with Micheal being at Jake's. That he was all, "he's a kid, he's playing pool", even when Alexis pointed out that it's illegal for Michael to be at a bar. Of course, Sonny wouldn't care about illegal things, since that's what his entire life is about.

How old was Jason when he had the accident? Because I'm seriously tired of Micheal throwing that out there, that Jason got to choose to go work for Sonny. Jason and Johnny both pointed out that the brain damage is what made the decision, but Jason also wasn't a teenager. Someone needs to remind Michael that he's still a kid, despite his desire to be a grown up.

Is it just me, or is Johnny the voice of reason (and the voice of the fans) lately? Love him!!

I hate when Mrs Mayor gets all uppity and declares that "if this goes to court, it will destroy my husband's career". Well, here's a crazy thought. If Mr Mayor wanted so badly to become governor some day, maybe he should have kept his pants zipped and his secretary out of the shower. I think it's more that Mrs Mayor wants to someday be Mrs Governor so she doesn't want the poop to hit the fan.

I wish Robin would go to Mac and tell him what's going on, so that Mac could be in this story too.

Good-bye my honey Ric Lansing/Rick Hearst. At least you didn't leave in a body bag!!


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Aww...poor Ric, but I'm glad they wrote the Los Angeles move in the show. If only nuMolly shared a scene with her dad....

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Today's and yesterday's episodes were great....I wonder if it's a coincidence that notEmily wasn't in
I loved how they wrote Ric's pretty sudden ( given the storyline) but under the circumstances, it was well done...I loved the whole "I got an offer I couldn't refuse" and that he's going to Los Angeles....I hope they use him on B&B.....

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I'm kinda on Alexies' side, but she's just such a nazi mother. Good episode, not much to complain about, for me anyway. Was today RH's last day? Oh man, at least he's alive like you said Perkie.

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there was talk that GH should have gotten a name for Dante but they got a name for Claudia, hell they have a name for Alexis, additionally they are more than names they are two of the most talented actresses in any medium and they are wasted. The minute Claudia called for the hit on Sonny that resulted in Michael getting shot the character was done. They should have stuck to her 1 year contract. Hell, they could have brought her on as another character, she hasnt been a redhead on this show yet, and it would have been better than turning her into a stupid shrew. and nlg deserves better than the continued character assasination, the mayor is played as an arrogant ass, Jerry is a sociopath, Ric had a childish obsession with his older brother, Alexis' sls always make her seem like a complete idiot.

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Good send off for RH. I am so glad he did not leave in body bag. Hopefully they can get him back one day even for guest appearances. Well done. Good Luck Ric. I'll miss you.

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Good Luck Rick .....
I love that they added his move to LA it was cute... and funny
I am not Alexis fan at all . yes she is the mother but comon' don't you think she is going overboard with this protecting... And when she said to Sonny that she should have not let Kristina be any near Sonny at all I wanted to reach to the TV set and smacked her my self... she has no right doing that Sonny should have fought harder to be with Kristina .. maybe not after the Michael thing .. but now......
And it's not like this is new she always was like this .. she hided Kristina from Sonny after she was born only to tell him this because she needed his DNA to save her .. and lets not forget that after Sonny lost his daughter with Sam she told him not to be near Kristina .. and lets not forget Sam and what she done to keep her away from Jason.. the man who helped her find her ..
And what it lead to .. Sam slept with Rick , and Kristina is acting out...
She needs to keep them safe but with a limit .......

I also Loved today episode .. it was well done .. be all
The Michael/Jason/Johnny scenes were so good ... Loved Jason putting Michael in his place and he even let Johnny talk .. I think Jason knew that what Johnny said was true ... Johnny in the recent mounts is becoming more and more good .. I really love him.. Maybe the end of Jolu was good thing....
I really love Jason this days I know people won't agree with me but his talks with Michael are great I love how he talks with him.......

the episode was great ..

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Ric should have had goodbye scenes with Alexis, Molly, Sonny and possibly even Liz, but the fact that he's actually still breathing on his last days is a pleasant surprise that I'll take without (too much) complaint.

Claudia is the devil in red shoes. I can't stand this character. She give the term "stupid slut" new meaning. For the life of me, I don't know why she needs to screech and scream at everyone about everything particularly when it's none of her business. When a character makes you root for Jason and/or Sonny, there has got to be something wrong.

Speaking of such, Michael is really freaking annoying. He's another one who is actually making me side with Jason and Sonny when he's in scenes with them. Was it so wrong of me to have been cheering Sonny on when he went off on his whiny petulant selfish son? The apple really doesn't fall from the tree.

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I like Sarah Brown, but I have to agree, Claudia is just irredeemable!

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PERKIE, REGAN - Do you think they are going to be able to redeem Claudia? If so, how?

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Rick Hearst's send-off....was that it? Talking to Clawdia and then the elevator doors close? Disappointing to say the least but like others have said, at least he didn't die.

Then again (and thanks to whoever posted the reminder, it made me chuckle yesterday), TPTB haven't released a new show intro in YEARS and it is sorely needed.

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I work with at-risk youth, and the behaviors we are seeing with Michael's control issues and Kristina's pushing the boundaries are quite typical of teens who have been allowed, even encouraged, to grow up too quickly without any responsibilities. What is more worrying is the pandering we will see to Sonny and Claudia's enabling logic and their conflict with Alexis who demands to set limits and boundaries for her child. GH as usual is setting some dangerous and dumbass stupid examples for their viewers -- especially their young viewers.

Sonny and Claudia are NOT the good guys. They should not win EVER. On GH they win all the time. We will see some redeeming done with both of these characters who should not even be on the show.

It's time GH cleaned house and got back to its roots -- drama set around the hospital and those who work there. Get rid of the mob and all it entails. If the current writers and producers can't step up and do what needs to be done, then get rid of them too.

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LuvSonny:  Personally, I don't think Claudia can be redeemed for this.  If she showed some iota of remorse, instead of constantly denying, lying and covering her tracks, then maybe, but as I see it, no.  But then again, I'm not the one writing this!!

Engradypin:  I think these writers only know how to write for the mob and not any other profession, which is why everything is so mob heavy.