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GH Rundown for the week of July 26 – 30:
As the lockdown got underway at GH last week, many characters showed their true colors. While some were refreshing and welcome, others left me with questions.
I wish we’d seen Nikolas and Alexis interact after the hospital lockdown ended. It didn’t even seem to register with Alexis that her nephew’s baby was missing. Nikolas on the other hand flinched upon hearing about Warren going after Kristina, but then he didn’t seem to care. I know he had his son to think about, but a quick scene between Alexis and Nikolas would have gone a long way.
Speaking of Alexis, why is she championing Sonny being Kristina’s father all of a sudden?
Of course Franco is alive. No one looked at the face of the body that plunged to its death or confirmed that it was in fact Franco. I can’t believe Jason of all people so easily believed that he was dead. He really should have known better than that.
I like that Nikolas and Elizabeth have entered the Franco storyline, but I would like to see it play out a bit differently. As ‘in tune’ with Jason as Franco is, he should have known that Elizabeth was important to him and that should have been why he took Aiden, not because the baby just so happened to have the number 66 on his bracelet. The drama would be even more heightened if they actually remembered that Jason loved Elizabeth once and then they could share some scenes together talking about Aiden. And hey, why not bring up their own child together – Jake. Jason and Lucky could also discuss the history between them as they try to track Franco down. It seems like there’s a lot of history to mine there that they are ignoring.
Don’t even get me started on Claire asking Sonny to impregnate her. What is the point of that? I'm so unclear as to how she thinks her asking him for a baby is going to help her bring him down.
I'm pretty annoyed with how wasted Skye's return was as well. Why even bring her back for that? I also thought Carly's connection to Alcazar should have been brought up when Jax returned from helping Skye get his money. Carly was married to the man.
The Evolution of Maxie.
We got more sweet scenes between Maxie and Robin as they waited for Mac to come out of surgery. I also loved Maxie when she told Lisa to keep her 'manipulative homewrecking self away from her family,' when Lisa offered to find out how Mac was doing. Maxie is fiercely loyal if nothing else, but I'm not sure how I feel about Maxie thanking Matt by having sex with him in the supply closet. It seems like every step she takes closer toward maturity, she takes a few steps back. I so like that Maxie can be impetuousness, but I'd like to see her and Matt evolve in a more mature manner.
The Wise One.
Michael has turned into the most understanding levelheaded person on the show. He talked Maxie down after she and Matt got busy in the supply closet, he was Kristina's rock after the incident with Warren, and he's been calmly and astutely figuring things out for himself post-prison. I'm liking this less angry (his rage inducing dreams aside), more thoughtful Michael and hope to see more of him.
No Boiling Bunnies Please.
Lisa actually has a point about her and Patrick being more than just a fling because they do have history and were friends before they slept together. However, she is going way too far by so blatantly throwing herself at him. Have some respect woman! And I'm not really sure I want to see a fatal attraction storyline. I'm glad Patrick and Robin have something to do, but I wish they'd play this out differently and not make Lisa so pathetic.
That's all I got this time around. What did you think about GH last week? Share your thoughts below and vote in our poll about the biggest absurdity.
- Lori Wilson