BREAKING NEWS: Emma Samms Checks Back Into General Hospital!



Let the games begin! TV Line is reporting British vamp Emma Samms is returning to General Hospital. According to the site, Samms' alter ego Holly Sutton, pops back into Port Charles to lend a hand to her son Ethan (Nathan Parsons) and those crazy Spencers taking down Helena (Constance Towers). This news comes on the heels of Samms' former onscreen partners Tristan Rogers and Finola Hughes returning to GH. Samms' airdate is slated for late Feb.

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News is getting better and better for GH, I wonder if Ron is going to change Ethan back to being Robert's son, as it should be.

Should be interesting, can't wait!!! Smile Smile

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I hope she drops by to reveal that Ethan is not the son of Luke but rather Robert. And, more importantly, to usher Ethan out of Port Charles.

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I too hope Ethan will turn out to really be Robert's son. I would love to see Robin gain a brother, and Luke lose a son.

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Ethan Could Be Bill Eckert's son with Holly

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I'm really excited Emma will be returning to GH. I hope she is more like the Holly of the 80s. I can't wait to see her, Robert and Anna mix it up. And Ethan better be a Scorpio!!

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Great news... but I'm still waiting for the headline "Stuart Damon returns to General Hospital!" I don't care how Frank and Ron do it but just make Alan undead and get that Quartermaine family back on the air!

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Fabulous news! Please let this be the Holly I remember, and not the very strange woman she became under Bob Guza's pen. And please make Ethan a Scorpio. That is the way it should be!

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I hope this means Holly and Ethan will interact as mother and son, and they will actually have a relationship this time around

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ETHAN NEEDS TO BE A SCORPIO....THAT WHOLE LUKE SON CRAP FEST WAS RIDICULOUS. PLEASE LET EMMA SAMMS HAVE A GREAT STORY LINE. THEY ARE BRING BACK THE KGB AND I LOVE THIS SO FAR. NOW BRING BACK MEGAN WARDS AS THE REAL KATE HOWARD AND THERE COULD BE A CHANCE FOR GH.

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Terry_Gyimah wrote:
I hope this means Holly and Ethan will interact as mother and son, and they will actually have a relationship this time around

How would that work? Ethan's leaving the show, no?

Why would they bother changing the paternity of a characer that's being written out?

Anyhow, it's nice for GH fans that Holly's returning.

Myself, I'd like to see Tiffany, Sean, Cheryl, Katherine Delafield, Lucy, Scott, Colton Shore, RealFelicia, RealAJ (Kanan), and Jagger Cates return. All or any of them, certainly before Holly.

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Please soap goddesses: Let the writers review tapes from the mid-eighties as they write for Holly. Remember Holly and Robert in the bath tub together? Smokin'....

The woman who was in town under Guza's sexist and violent and stupid pen needs to turn out to have been Holly's look alike...what was her name...Paloma?

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I always loved Holly...I am very happy to hear this news...I figure it wont be a long stay...but hopefully they will correct the mistake of making Ethan a Spencer...From Ethan's dialogue today....I think the story line may be headed in that direction.

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GHFan777 who is that in your avatar pix?

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I hope Robert and Holly will get back together. They were my all time favorite GH couple. This news has me excited and may start watching again. I have not tuned in for about 2 years. I am keeping my fingers crossed!

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Great news... but I'm still waiting for the headline "Stuart Damon returns to General Hospital!" I don't care how Frank and Ron do it but just make Alan undead and get that Quartermaine family back on the air!

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Not JUST alan, but also Emily and AJ.

The Q's need to be the central focus.
Have Helena holding ALL THREE.
OLTL writers have plenty of experience bringing back the clesrly dead (gigi and todd #1).

This show can thrive on the upper cast and leave the lower cast off.
Obviously Sonny/Carly and Jason
All major Qs (even bring back Dillon (Rex), Ned, and the dead Qs, Alexis and family, bring back original Kristina, Luke, Anna, Robert, Holly, etc...

One thing OLTL was good at was family...

I hope for good things for the Quartermaines..

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Emma Samms was always Fallon to me and then I ended up getting Dynasty - the early seasons on dvd and Pamela Martin totally did the spoiled daddy's girl really well.

It's super superficial, but I am glad she grew her hair out. I didn't recognize her with the short hair the last time she was on. She gives good hair tho.

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Wow!! With the return of Hughes, Rogers and Samms, it looks like GH will once again be the soap I once knew and loved. I haven't watched GH in years, but with the firing of JFP and the hiring of Frank and Ron, I'm gonna be cautiously optimistic about this. I'll tune into GH once Ron's material starts airing, whenever that'll be.

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Here's also hoping Miss Bobbie Spencer comes back as well....want to see her on the show again. And Lucy Coe too!!!

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Holy hell! This is awesome!

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Where the hell is Jessie Brewer? And where is Gee Sung? And what about Casey! I WANT CASEY BACK!

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I guess when you only have to budget one soap, you can pull all the big names out of your derriere in the hopes people will watch. ...and they will with the returns of Anna, Robert, Holly and whoever else comes down the pike. Getting viewers to stay however, will depend on content. Heres hoping! I really would LOVE to see GH recapture its glory, but seriously, it means backburnering the Sonny-Jason kill a thug a day hour!

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Helena coulda faked Alan's death to get back at Edward For the Ice Princess Caper. He started that whole drama in 1980

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DonnyA2001 wrote:
Here's also hoping Miss Bobbie Spencer comes back as well....want to see her on the show again. And Lucy Coe too!!!

AMEN!

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DisillusionedGHfan wrote:
I guess when you only have to budget one soap, you can pull all the big names out of your derriere in the hopes people will watch. ...and they will with the returns of Anna, Robert, Holly and whoever else comes down the pike. Getting viewers to stay however, will depend on content. Heres hoping! I really would LOVE to see GH recapture its glory, but seriously, it means backburnering the Sonny-Jason kill a thug a day hour!

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You deserve a cyber-hug for your post! Excellent. I get so frustrated when people talk about balance. How can there be balance when your two lead characters are killers. How do you tell a heartfelt story of lost love or loss then go watch Jason shoot someone? How do you have a romantic or funny story and then turn our attentions to Sonny's latest revenge plot? You can't balance good melodrama soap opera with daily talks of killing. And you can't have a good story of romance and hope when the lead actor portrays a serial killer. SORRY. Just can't be done!

I too am happy to see the favs return. But I also remember what Guza did to them several times over the past decade. A return doesn't equal a good story I want to see. Good writing is the most important.

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jthawk wrote:
GHFan777 who is that in your avatar pix?

Sorry I just came back to revisit this thread and saw your question jthawk. It is "Abtastic Ewen" the nudoc on GH. I am quite taken with him lol. I find him to be the first major "eye candy" the show has brought on in a very long time....And he can act...I just hope they make him a good and interesting character now.

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GHFan777 wrote:
jthawk wrote:
GHFan777 who is that in your avatar pix?

Sorry I just came back to revisit this thread and saw your question jthawk. It is "Abtastic Ewen" the nudoc on GH. I am quite taken with him lol. I find him to be the first major "eye candy",the show has brought on in a very long time....And he can act...I just hope they make him a good and interesting character now.

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He certainly makes me moist in places I didn't know I had. Eye candy never hurt, especially if they can't act in a great story line.

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Finally, I get a Cassadine adventure again after 30 yrs! Happy Emma S is returning but sad that GH has yet to bring back Lexi Ainsworth. Since the first time I saw Ethan and Kristina together on screen, I've been hoping someone would finally remember she is a Cassadine and we would have an old fashioned Spencer/Cassie adventure with Ethan and Kristina as the new Luke and Laura. Emma was the actress that endeared me to GH in the early 80's and it is bittersweet for me to finally get her back only to not be sure if I can bring myself to watch since it is such a hollow victory. I would pay money to see Luke and Holly take on Helena with Ethan and Kristina! If it is not too late, please Ron and Frank fix the travesty of Lexi's firing and make this my dream storyline come true!!

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I'm probably the only one that doesn't want to change the fact that Ethan is Luke's son. I feel it's too late at this point. Ethan has developed a nice relationship with his sister, brother and Luke, so the time has long past to change that relationship IMHO.

I am glad that Holly is coming back and I agree with alexisfan...it would be fun to see Holly, Luke, Ethan and Kristina battle Helena. But they should also briefly bring back Nicholas for that story.

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I didn't like that Ethan was Luke's son, but I think it is too late to change this...especially since Robin is leaving. What would be the point of making him a Scorpio if Robin is gone?

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Oh, it's never too late to change things on a soap. That why they call it a soap. Things shouldn't stay the same. GH needs a shake-up. Besides, I think it would create some great scenes for Tristan and Tony.