Ned and Skye return, Steve confesses to Olivia, and Heather escapes again.
Olivia and Steve go to Kelly’s for Thanksgiving dinner. Being with Connie is not possible and Shawn tells them not to count Kate out just yet. Olivia sees Heather delivering their food and freaks out, but it is really Shawn. Meanwhile, Heather is in disguise at the bar. Shawn delivers her a BLT and they discuss Edward’s death. Heather knew him well. Heather ducks out as Steve assures Olivia that Heather can’t hurt anyone. Olivia brings up AJ’s return and Steve comes clean about what he and Monica did. She prays this doesn’t come back to haunt them.
Sonny visits Michael at home and tells him he is sorry about Edward. He thought Michael might want to talk to his father. He asks Sonny not to turn Edward’s death into a contest with AJ. Sonny just wants the best for Michael. Michael asks if he would have killed AJ to keep him away from him. Sonny doesn’t say anything so Michael has his answer. AJ never had a chance to be his father. Sonny believed he was the better father and the best thing he ever did. Maybe he wishes AJ was around, but does he wish Sonny hadn’t been? Michael just wants to see him through the trial. Sonny advises him to keep his guard up. Michael is going to the Q’s for dinner. Sonny tells him he has plans too, not to worry about him. Sonny hugs him and tells him he loves him before he leaves.
At the family mausoleum Tracy tells Alan that Edward is gone. How will she do this alone? Ned approaches and hugs Tracy. He can’t believe Edward is gone. She thinks back on her wedding to Luke and Edward’s approval. Ned tells her they’ll survive because they are Q’s. He leaves to go to the house and she stays behind. At the house Monica and AJ reminisce about Edward as condolences pour into the mansion. Alice interrupts – she can’t find Tracy. AJ doesn’t want to even have the big dinner, but Monica does not want to fight Tracy about it. Alice asks Monica to help her with the new scary cook and alone, AJ thinks back on his time with Edward and ELQ. The bell rings and AJ is excited to see Skye arrive. She is shocked he is alive. She is trying to be a good mother and AJ wants to try to be a good dad to Michael. Syke introduces her daughter Lila Ray to her grandma Monica. She is glad Skye is there. Ned walks in and is not happy to see AJ and encourages Lila Ray to escape. Skye and Lila Ray visit the mausoleum and Tracy is not happy to see her. Skye tells her blood does not make a family, love does. Back at the house AJ offers his hand for a truce but Ned is not having it. He apologizes to Monica for not being there more. She just wishes they could all get along. Tracy walks in and accuses AJ of killing Edward. Monica assures her she was the last one to see Edward alive. Ned stands up for Tracy but Monica snipes back. Alice comes in and asks if Skye is staying for Thanksgiving, but Tracy says absolutely not. A fight breaks out. Later, Heather breaks into the mansion and starts going through Edward’s desk. She finds his will and looks it over. She carelessly replaces it but Skye catches her before she leaves. Heather pulls a knife on Skye and tells her no one is going anywhere. Meanwhile, Michael arrives and screams for the Q’s to stop fighting. Aren’t they there for Edward? Elsewhere Skye screams and Heather bids the Q’s gobble gobble as she backs out of the house. Alice knocks out Heather from behind much to AJ’s amusement. It’s a traditional Q Thanksgiving after all! Steve and Olivia arrive as Heather is being hauled back to Ferncliff. Later, they all reminisce about their happy Thanksgiving memories from the past and toast to Edward. They realize the dinner has been ruined after Heather’s scuffle. The bell rings and Alice answers it. There are dozens of pizzas delivered despite the pizza parlor being closed. The ghost of Edward looks on as the Q’s sing fist as usual. The ghosts of Edward and Lila go off together as they renew their commitment to each other.
Sonny goes to Kelly’s to talk turkey with Shawn. Shawn tells him Connie was not happy but it is all under control now. Sonny is banking on Kate being home from Christmas.
In her cell, Heather knows something the Q’s don’t know.
Monday’s Port Charles spoilers for General Hospital:
AJ says, "I wasn't able to speak at my grandfather's funeral. I would like to say a few words now."
Maxie says to Lulu, "Help me out. What am I supposed to do?"
Sam asks Spin, "Do you want to be with Maxie?" "I am with Ellie," he replies.
"What are you doing here?" Trey asks Kristina.
"You drew up Daddy’s will?" Tracy asks Diane. "I want a different lawyer."
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