General Hospital: Perkie's Observations

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Roger’s character hears Sam walking through the door, and hides in the kitchen.  Once she goes upstairs, he tries to leave, but Spinelli knocks on the door. Roger's character ducks in a closet, while Spin and Sam chat.


AJ tells Tracy there is no reason for her to tell Liz about Carly.  Tracy admits she wouldn’t tell, but someone else might.  When AJ presses, she suggests Carly might feel the need to unburden herself. AJ doesn’t believe Carly would feel that way.  Ava arrives for a meeting with Tracy, and slides up to AJ. So, Tracy quickly informs Ava she has the money, and advises her to leave AJ out of it.  
 
Nikolas has something to tell Liz about AJ, but she doesn’t want to hear it.  She tells him things came easy for him, but she admires AJ’s drive to start over.  Nik feels she deserves the truth. 
 
Dante’s thrilled Lulu has agreed to talk with Kevin.  Kevin reassures Lulu it’s safe to talk to him, and asks her about the memory flashes she’s been having.  Lulu tells him she remembers being dragged onto The Haunted Star. 
 
Carly visits Sonny and the two speak about Morgan. She explains about Kiki being in town, and expresses her dislike for the girl.  Sonny doesn’t seem worried about any of her concerns. 
 
Kiki catches Michael looking through her purse.  Michael tells her he’s trying to watch Morgan’s back, and feels that Kiki is hiding something. He doesn’t trust her. Morgan accuses Michael of being jealous, and Michael storms off.  
 
Kiki thinks Morgan’s family hates her, and feels she should leave.  Morgan assures her everyone will get over it, and Michael simply feels the need to take care of him.  He promises everyone will like her, and the two have sex on the couch.  
 
Ava wants her money, but Tracy demands Lauren’s signature first.  She promises Ava will get her money, as soon as she gets the signed shares.  Ava heads over to Michael’s apartment, and finds a shocked Kiki in the afterglow.  
 
Dante runs into Olivia while waiting for Lulu.  He hopes Kevin will be able to help her, and feels Lulu is blocking something really bad.  
 
Kevin asks about Lulu’s memories.  She confesses during Laura’s wedding, she heard a voice and saw herself marrying someone on the boat.  Lulu thinks it was Stavros.  Kevin assures her it wasn’t legal, but then asks if something else happened.  Lulu claims she can’t remember anything else and leaves.  Lulu tells Dante nothing happened, and runs off to get ready for the party.  
 
Spin wants Sam’s help in his attempt to locate Lauren Frank, but she’s not interested. Sam spots the DVD player open, so Roger frantically sends his message.  Spinelli, Sam, Liz, Michael, AJ, Carly and Sonny all receive a text with a photo of Jason and the message reading, “Haunted Star, 8pm.  I’ll be there, will you?”
Michael and AJ wonder who sent them the text, and decide they’ll be at the party.
 
Carly breaks down and cries after receiving the message. She misses Jason, and thinks of him all the time.  Sonny worries it may be a trap, but Carly is determined to go to the party.
 
Liz is shocked by the message, and explains to Nik how Jason died.  He points out a body was not found. Liz will be at the party.
 
Sam is floored by the text, and wonders if it’s from Jason.  Spin reminds her Jason is dead, and Sam acknowledges she knows it.  Sam declares she’ll be there, and Spinelli follows suit.


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I will miss Bradford Anderson. At times Spinelli could be annoying but Bradford is very talented and took this odd, not your typical " male soap stud", and made him into a unique, fun character. In a way I'm not surprised he's leaving. It seems like since Steve Burton left, all his buddies, from the Port Chuck band have left. I wonder if they all are just don't like the writing on the show . They all, with the exception of Scott, had major storylines under Phelps/Guza. I wonder if Kristen Storm and DZ will be next?!!!

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I think he is only moving OFF-CONTRACT which doesn't necessarily mean OFF THE SHOW.

http://abc.soapsindepth.com/2013/05/anderson-confirms-recurring-status.html

Tracey Bergman on Y&R requested the same scenario way back in 2003 or later to move to recurring status so that she had more opportunities for other things like her family, outside business ventures and peace of mind. And that situation didn't take her off camera to the point we missed her. To the contrary. I didn't even know that was her status until they announced she signed a contract!

BUT it does open the door for another soap, primetime or movies to jump in and grab him. Look at Emme Rylan. They asked her back but not on contract and she jumped at a contract over at GH.

So although he will most likely be around, I don't think we will miss him just yet.

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ANGELWENDY15-As of this past March 9-10, 2013, Dominic Zamprogna, per his personal appearances in Syracuse and Bellmore, NY and Point Pleasant, NJ said that her had signed a one year contract. Writing and not wanting to be "locked in" over a longer period of time (ie-three years), were factors in his decision... Innocent

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Bradford is not leaving, he is going on recurring status so that he can do other projects. He confirmed this on Twitter.

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After hearing him sing at the Nurse's Ball, I think he has more talents than the ones he uses on GH. I don't blame him for wanting to seize the day!

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pjc722 wrote:
Look at Emme Rylan. They asked her back but not on contract and she jumped at a contract over at GH.

Same thing with Jerry Ver Dorn. After 22+ years playing Ross Marler on "Guiding Light" -- he was the show's longest-running actor at the time -- P&G dropped him to recurring, apparently figuring he would always be available to them at their convenience without a contract to secure his talents.

OLTL snapped him up SO quickly to play Clint Buchanan -- it was less than a week as I recall -- that GL found no way to get out of the corner it had written itself into other than to kill Ross off-screen.

GL fans were not pleased.

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Yeah I done said it befo'
(figure since the spelling has been covered I'm going with atrocious grammar).

Re: Ratings did not increase with the Pet3 and newbies, it was a series of events they "rose" with the dangling of the vets returning, time change, pimping the NB, the 50th...GH has lost 375k to date. Its never been a good look with characters hogging air/the show revolving around them no matter the regime.

I really don't care who RoHoward's character is...

GH has too many characters being introduced for me right now let some of these gel for a minute although its been said that Carlintini has introduced the least amount of characters (thus far) as any regime previously...maybe its the pacing of their introduction, execution or something but all I know I'm getting whiplash...

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Thanks GH63.
PJC722--I wasn't attacking you--I hope you didn't feel that way. When I mentioned the ratings, I wasn't comparing to the 50th anny. episodes, but to where they were before Frank and Ron came to GH.

As for the fixated 3, I don't think they take up the same amount of screen time as Sonny, Jason and Carly did.

All that said, you obviously are a big fan of the show, and I appreciate reading your POV.

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Hey Lucy! God no... I didn't think you were attacking me. I love constructive back and forth because in my mind I know it all... lol... but people are always proving me wrong.... sometimes.

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I know the ratings are up, even if only slightly. But my concern is that the powers that be on GH, like they did on OLTL, don't really listen to fans comments and just go down the road they want to and in the end it does affect the ratings... which I don't like seeing.

But when it comes to saving GH, I don't think it was CARTOONY. Even though they basically dropped the MOB from being central to the story they have picked up replacement stories that many aren't enjoying and making us WANT TO LIKE the LIFER3 batch. I think it was the voice of the fans saying "ABC, if you cancel our last soap YOU WILL LOSE US AS VIEWERS and no matter what you put on, we will be done with ABC."

It was the power of the fan base for this show that saved it.

Just look at Y&R. Now I am not saying that GH is on this path but if you look at the trend at Y&R from right before Maria took over and then truly took over the entire show, the ratings dropped dramatically. WHY? Because Maria wouldn't listen to the fans and kept giving us garbage plots that went no where.

I like GH. I really do no matter what anyone says on here about me. I just get extremely disappointed when we keep seeing these ridiculous stories that just make me forget to watch. ANd if I am doing that, others are, as well. And eventually that's indicated in the ratings.

And Lucy... don't worry. Unless you tell me to STFU, you're good with me!

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I agree with Lucy D's comments yesterday and today.

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Where the heck is everyone today??? Nothing is going on on the DC site?

Was there no new episode today? LOL.

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so ive been surfing the net since I didn't remember this Alexandria quatermaine person,but after reading her bio, I think he wont be franco at all. but the child of this Alexandria Quartermaine and a Cassadine. Apparently when these 2 teamed up they announced there big plot at a gathering on the haunted star, it had something to do with the ice princess, and since RH didn't know why Lulu didn't recognize him, probably bcuz they were frozen together.

The coveted Ice Princess, was the world's largest uncut diamond. Alexandria had usurped it from it's rightful owners, painted it black and mounted it on a pedestal before having it shipped to Port Charles. It was lost in transit on its way from Rio de Janerio. Luke along with his WSB pal, Robert Scorpio, Alex and Tony Castle (a.k.a. Tony Cassadine, who was secretly in cahoots with Lila Quartermaine) took off looking for the diamond. Not only was the diamond worth millions, in the base was a formula for creating synthetic diamonds and carbonic snow.

The Cassadines planned on using carbonic snow in their sinister plot to take over the entire world. It was revealed that Alexandria was in league with the Cassadines and after the Ice Princess had made its way into the hands of several Port Charles citizens, Alexandria and the Cassadine brothers (Victor and Tony) finally got their hands on it and prepared to take it to Mikkos Cassadine, the eldest Cassadine brother[1]).

Alexandria, Victor and Tony invited several guests on an ocean cruise aboard the Titan (Later re-named the Haunted Star). As the Titan left Port Charles, Luke and Robert snuck on board and were surprised when they found that Laura had also stowed away. Eventually, they arrived at Mikkos' island in the Atlantic. Luke and Laura found the island a rather passionate setting and made several attempts to make love, only to be interrupted by Robert. Laura soon fell sick with a fever, and when Robert attempted to make Luke leave her behind, he refused and let Robert know that Laura was more important to him than their mission. Eventually Laura recovered and the three set about finding a way to stop the Cassadines

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That has been the one thing thats been sticking with me through this and I didnt know if it was a clue or sloppy righting....so the "mystery man" doesnt want the general public to know he is "back". He CLEARLY thought lulu would know who he is so going with the predominant speculation of the idea that hes playing franco with a new face - why would he have to hide if he has a new face? And why was he so unconcerned about lulu seeing him. If hes got a new face she wouldnt know him so he shouldnt have been surprised when he didnt and if we are suppose to accept that this is the same franco with the same face he had all along (like we are suppose to assume that lws carly tbs carly and sjbs carly are all the same person with the same face) wouldnt he assume that lulu would call dante before he had time to so much as say his name. Same with jason. the show JUST showed us a picture of sbus jason. if he were really jason it must be with a different face so why would he be surprised that lulu didnt recognize him. and again, if someone comes in to the haunted star and says im jason shes going to call dante faster than he can say back from the dead. That does give some credence to the idea he is someone she ran in to while with stavros and that someone thinks that she would be open to helping him. If he is a Q then i wonder what he wants with these people and specifically how he hurt sam? Did he know franco and feels guilty that he didnt stop him before the rape? Did he know franco didnt really rape sam and had the evidence on the dvr but didnt come forward? And if he is a cassadine/q okay maybe he invites carson as michaels parents but why not luke, laura, tracy, alexis and nik as well.

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Yoryla wrote:
Where the heck is everyone today??? Nothing is going on on the DC site?

Was there no new episode today? LOL.

It's Memorial Day and GH did not have a new episode. I tried to watch Y&R and B&B, but decided to catch up on Downton Abbey season 3. Smile

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Thanks PennySoap :0

And pjc722 we'll have to see where it goes. If the original characters of the OLTL 3 I loved Roger. I just think he's an interesting actor and would watch him play almost anyone (though I hope, hope, hope he is NOT Franco).

I enjoyed ME when he was teaming with Robert and Dante--and in some scenes with Anna. I do think he brings out the best in Kelly Monaco. I don't hate KA as much as other people on the board.

As for not listening to the fans, I can only assume the reason Kristina is gone is because she had no fans. And I also assume that's why they quickly got rid of Trey (though he was growing on me).

I think we're back in a setup phase for the 3 so at the moment they are grabbing a lot of screen time. I am willing to see where it goes.

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i so agree with you, they just threw 3 new characters out there BAM! all at once, i do think a gradual introduction would have been a little better,and indeed it has taken the focus off other more well established characters and or storylines,i see everyone is in agreement that KI KI is just not a character well thought out and that we could go on without her(we have/had thus far) and time will tell if this "throwing 3 characters smack at us" will work, they all left abruptly and on the same day at the same time

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I agree on Roger Howarth as an actor. I never really cared for his character of Todd as a leading man ONLY because I couldn't put my finger around why any woman would fall madly in love with a rapist. Especially a gang leader of GANG RAPE. So for me, seeing Todd and seeing Carly on GH falling for him made me mad that they were dumbing down her character.

But as Paul Ryan, Roger was great to watch and gave that character dimension. So I am sure if they write whomever he is with care and intelligence (without thinking the viewers are idiots) we could have a legacy character (or return) to one with him.

ME, as Silas, irks me only because I stopped watching Port CHarles years ago because of the amateurish way they were writing in the vampires. Then to have no one in Port Charles notice the serial killing made it even more unbearable. Like so many on here, I wish they chose a different character for ME but he could be interesting as a doctor this time around.

Lastly, Kristin ALdersen made Starr her role. She was fantastic. Up to having Hope on OLTL and then the writers forever made her a good girl... even though she had Todd and Blair as parents. Now she is calling in her role and I just don't think she has the chops to pull off what is amounting to nothing more than a fresh, rude, immature brat on the show. PLus, so fresh off the Kristina Corinthos charcter and her hubby... why bring back basically the same story THAT FANS HATED.

And yes, I will give them time but I will make them work for that time. LOL

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I'm glad Bradford A isn't actually leaving. I can't blame him for wanting to try other things and he has a nice singing voice. He should strike out while he's still young, like JMB. And thanks for letting me know about DZ, that he'll be around another year. I'm starting to get worried because it seems like so many are leaving. I think they need to bring in some new writers to help Ron C out because lately his writing has been way off. What bothers me is there are shows that are really good, like the whole 50th anniversary shows, but after that, the show seems to be going down. Characters like Patrick, Spinelli and even Dante, just don't have strong stories like they used to. I'm worried Jason T will be the next to leave which would be so sad because he is such a great actor that is being wasted in a terrible story-line. Brandon B was another great actor but Ron C wrote his character into a corner. Why did Johnny go to jail and Todd murdered his brother (at the time they thought he did) and got away with it?! They could have redeemed Johnny somehow if they wanted to. Hope things start getting better on GH but it needs a lot of help at this point. Not thrilled about RH being Franco but hopefully RH will play the part less pyschotic then James Franco (Hated his Franco!!!!) Jane Elliot is the best part of GH right now!

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In the famous words of Cher Horowitz, WHATEVER!!!!!!!!

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I have been reading this site for several months and have been reading the message board. Everyone seems civil, unlike some boards, so I am finally ready to take my chances. Big smile

I have been a fan of GH for a long time. My first storyline I really remember caring anything about was Rick/Monica/Jeff. I also watched OLTL and was watching when Todd raped Marty. (Anyone remember her Aunt KiKi?) I was at an "Old Timer's Game" (baseball)in Cleveland as a young teen and asked my Dad what Dr. Hardy was doing at the plate. John Beradino had played on the 1948 World Series Indians team and won a World Series Ring. Just a bit of trivia! Wink

I am a fan of RoHo. I swore that RoHo would not play a rapist, again. I remember when he quit OLTL because of some of the storylines regarding the rape of Marty and someone yelling "Rape me". I thought he could be Jason, because Franco seemed so obvious. We all know how Jason acted after the car accident with AJ, so I thought it was Jason and he was acting this way because of being shot, thrown in the harbor and anything else the writers wanted to throw in, but Franco? Admittedly, I did not watch much during the Franco fiasco. I was a fan of the real James Franco, until then. There is such a rich history with GH. RoHo or ME could have been a Webber/Hardy/Jones/ or even a Scorpio/Cassadine. Why spend so much time/trouble/money trying to keep Roho, ME, and KA on the show and then decide that their characters are going to be Franco (one of the most hated characters on GH) and Silas? How can they ever redeem Franco? Watch for RoHo to be playing a hyped up Todd, named Franco. UGH!

I was not surprised at the way Carly was acting towards Lulu, but was Sam. I am glad to see more Elizabeth. I wish Lucky would come home from "Nashville".

ME's new part....jury still out, not liking now. Of course, he will be moving to PC and getting a job at the hospital, as he tries to take Rafe from Sam, but finally all of that schooling he has kicks in and he realizes he is terrorizing Rafe, so he backs off. Eventually he and Sam will fall into bed.

KA SMH, LOL! I saw on DC an interview where she stated she wasn't posting any pics because of the changes that were made for her new character! LOL! I hate KiKi. KiKi and Morgan both needed their behinds whipped years ago! I did like when she stood up to her mom today, but up until then, she was acting like a spoiled brat. It should be interesting to see her and Tracy. Now that Franco is alive, would she still get her shares or are they Franco's?

One thing that could be fun, will be Franco, Tracy and AJ, if Franco does have shares and somehow they are able to make us like Franco, as they did Todd.

I am a Sabrina fan. I am waiting for Felix to go to the center, talk to the receptionist and be told that Britt said she never intended to have an abortion. That should have been obvious to EVERYONE because of the way she announced it at the nurse's ball. After the baby is born, Patrick will get a paternity test and it will either be Lulu/Dante baby or another patients embryo.

Felix needs somebody as does Milo.

Looks like Dante is going to make a huge error regarding Lulu sleeping with Starvos. She did it to save your life Dante, plus her families. DON'T make her feel guilty! After the amnesia, we are still going to have them apart as Dante deals with his emotions and she will ONCE AGAIN turn to Milo. STOP PLEASE!

As you all can see, this is affecting me way too much!! LOL