Chase gets Christmas miracle GH
Credit: ABC screenshot

At the Quartermaine mansion, Drew, Carly, Olivia, Ned, Michael and Willow gather with the kids to open one present each on Christmas Eve. Olivia says it’s a shame Monica is under the weather and can’t join them.

Christmas Eve at Quartermaines GH

Brook Lynn joins them and didn’t know they were doing presents. Ned explains they let the kids open one gift each before the show at Rice Plaza. Olivia asks about Chase, and Brook Lynn explains he’s not coming. She fills them in off-camera as to what happened, and Ned and Olivia tell her how sorry they are. She’s expecting a lecture, and Ned laughs maybe in the new year, but not tonight. Ned asks what she’ll do about the show because she’ll be in breach of contract without an act. She thinks her dad can perform. Ned tells her that she can’t change the terms at the last minute, and that she needs to be honest with those she made the agreement with. He jokes, “You have to face the music.”

Brook Lynn has a bad idea GH

Meanwhile, Michael and Willow tell Wiley that he’s going to have a little sister. He can’t wait. He asks if she will be here by next Christmas, and they say she will. He is excited that they can all open gifts together next year. Willow becomes emotional and excuses herself. Willow soon returns, and Michael assures her that they will spend many more Christmases together. They hug, and Wiley joins in.

Michael Willow Wiley NEws

Drew tells Carly he is so glad she is here with him. She notes Donna and Avery are with Sonny and Ava, so she is glad to get time with him and Wiley. Carly notes how pale Willow looks and assumes it’s stress. Drew is more determined than ever to find her parents and wants to tell her what they learned. Carly thinks that would be a mistake and he should let Willow enjoy Christmas. Drew doesn’t like keeping this from her. Carly points out all they have right now is a theory.

Carly advises Drew Mistake GH

Later, Carly tells everyone she has to get going, and gives Wiley a big hug. Drew walks her out and outside pulls her into a kiss. He also gives her a gift. It’s a keychain from Florida with a key on it. She asks what the key is for. He smiles and says that she’ll find out soon.

Carly cons Drew GH

More: Sonya Eddy, Nurse Epiphany, dead at 55

At Alexis’ place, Alexis, Molly, TJ, Kristina, Spencer, Sam and Dante gather.  Alexis checks on Spencer to make sure he’s okay. He asks Alexis if he’s destined to be like his father. She asks what is going on with his dad. Spencer says he found out things that embarrass and shame him just by association with his father. He asks how he escapes his own family. Alexis says he can’t.

Nikolas Alexis talk GH

Alexis says while Spencer can’t escape his family, he can distance himself from them. She points out that Sam, Molly, Kristina and herself all have their own lives separate from the family. She tells him not to let the Cassadines take up space in his head and to learn to be his own person. She advises him to try and find out what makes him feel alive and happy.

Alexis bad idea GH

Meanwhile, Sam stops Dante from checking his phone because it’s their night. He explains he was going to check in on Cody, who is alone. Suddenly he gets a text and says he has to go, but he’ll be right back, and not to worry.

More: General Hospital alum Tamara Braun exits Days

The family continues to enjoy time together, and Kristina reveals she’s organizing a drive to help LGBTQ+ kids in need. She’s able to do it thanks to having a job that gives her spare time. Spencer thanks the family for all they’ve done to help him tonight, but has someplace he needs to be. Later, Alexis tells Kristina that she loves she’s doing something that makes her happy, and she’s proud of her.

Gregory, Chase, Finn and Violet spend the evening together at Finn’s place, but Chase can’t let go of his anger toward Brook Lynn. He’s glad he pulled out of the gingerbread jam so BLQ can deal with the fallout. Gregory guesses this is about revenge.

Chase and gregory Christmas GH

Violet and Finn open the advent calendar, while Gregory talks to Chase in private. He tells his son just because Brook Lynn didn’t do the right thing doesn’t mean he has to do the same. There is a knock at the door and it’s Dante. Dante has news that can’t wait.

Chase steps into the hall and Dante tells Chase the review board will take a look at his case in the spring. Chase is floored and doesn’t understand. He says Brook Lynn got them her letter and must have worn them down. Chase is thrilled. Dante wishes him a Merry Christmas and heads out.

Dante brings Chase news GH

Gregory speaks with Finn. He knows his son is in pain, but he also knows Violet loves her aunt. Finn says Liz will always be a part of Violet’s life. Finn believes he’s not cut out for love, as tragedy seems to follow him everywhere. Gregory knows he’s had it hard, but his path has also brought Violet into his life. Finn knows and would never change that.

Chase returns after Dante leaves and says his former partner just gave him a Christmas miracle. After Chase departs, Gregory reads A Night Before Christmas to Violet and Finn.

At the Ashford residence, Portia, Curtis, Joss and Marshall try to cheer Trina up for the holidays. Portia says if Trina wants to decorate ornaments as they used to then they can. However, she wants Trina to feel free to be low-key as well. Trina knows Christmas is important, even more so in hard times.

More: How will Nikolas Cassadine exit Port Charles?

Curtis tells Portia this is their first Christmas together in their home and his first Christmas with his dad in over 30 years. He thinks this should be celebrated and gives them both gifts. Portia gets a spa package, and Marshall a jazz record collection.

Ashford family Christmas GH

Joss and Trina get a moment alone. Trina opens up that she was supposed to be with Rory’s family tonight, and when he was attacked, she was on her way to tell him that she didn’t love him. She says all because she can’t shake her feelings for Spencer. Trina cries Rory would still be here if he never met her. Joss tells her what happened to Rory was a tragedy, and she can feel whatever she wants about Rory’s death, but the only person responsible is the one who killed Rory. She also knows Rory wouldn’t want her to blame herself.

Joss and Trina chat GH

Joss wishes Trina a Merry Christmas before heading out. Trina checks in with her mom and says there is something she needs to do. She makes an ornament for Rory to keep his memory alive and puts the tab from a soda can on it to commemorate the day they met.

More: Maurice Benard and grandbaby get surprise news

Meanwhile, Marshall surprises Curtis with a gift. It’s an old photo of their family at Christmas. He’s so grateful for this second chance with him. Later there is a knock at the door. Trina answers it and is surprised to see Spencer.

On a dark road, Joss drives home, when suddenly she hits the brakes and her car swerves hard.

In Rice Plaza, Maxie and Austin run into one another. He asks if they can clear the air and figure out where they stand. He knows he messed up and let his insecurities get the best of him. He fears he put a wedge between them, but she says it was already there. She is glad he accepted responsibility for what he did, but how they met is part of their issue.

Austin and Maxie chat GH

Maxie points out they met and went through something huge together, and became important to one another really fast. She says fate brought us together but… Austin says, “We’re not meant to be.” They both agree it’s best they go their separate ways. Austin wishes Maxie a Merry Christmas and they hug. He heads off.

MAxie Austin disconnected GH

Brook Lynn arrives and Maxie rushes up to her. She asks where Chase is. Brook Lynn says he’s not coming. Maxie wishes her luck and says break a leg. Later, the manager of the event learns from Brook Lynn that Chase isn’t coming, and demands she fix this. He storms off when Chase arrives at the plaza and locks eyes with Brook Lynn.

Brook Lynn and manager GH

On the next General Hospital: Mac reveals a lead on Rory’s killer. Brook Lynn asks Chase if they can get past this. Sasha is surprised when Donna says she made a Christmas wish for her. The killer is on the prowl again. Esme vows she will find a way out of her prison. Heather tells Ryan something that will have him jumping for joy.

Before you go, pay your respects to the late, great Sonya Eddy, who played Epiphany, as you read through what her colleagues and admirers had to say about the actress in the below photo gallery.

If you follow a link within this story, we may receive a small commission of the sale.

Miss today’s episode? Catch up via Hulu.