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General Hospital: Perkie's Observations

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Once again, Sonny loses the Father of the Year award.  Michael is clearly tormented by the fact that he accidentally killed his stepmother, at the tender age of 17.  Whether or not he ended up saving his mother and sister's lives, whether or not the person who died was a "good person", Michael still took someone's life and will have to live with that knowledge for the rest of his life.  Sonny's answer is to bury the knowledge under a carpet and "talk to him" about it.  It's absolutely ridiculous that CarJax have not gotten Michael to a therapist, even if it's someone out of town where confidentiality wouldn't be broken.  That boy will never be normal again.  His life will go on, but that night will haunt him forever and his parents aren't offering him the help he so desperately needs. 

By contrast, it was interesting that in Franco's monologue, he says he felt nothing the first time he killed, which is why he continues to do it. 

While I appreciated Kristina giving Sonny a verbal smackdown (love Sonny Smackdown Days!!), I was not amused that she absolved Jason of any wrongdoing in Sam's disappearance.  Jason works for Sonny, willingly, voluntarily, enjoyably.  He is responsible for what happened to Sam.  And Sam is responsible for being involved with Jason as well. 

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