Scoobies pick up where they left off last week debating Shaggy’s, er . . .
Lucky’s new plan to free them from the DeadTed situation.
Basically the plan entails removing the copsicle from Nik’s freezer,
transporting it from Wyndamere via the launch into Nik’s Jaguar to the next
rave. Master Criminal Juan will
lift Zander’s keys off of him, while Gia is distracting Zander with her ulta-charming
personality. Lucky and Nik will
transfer DeadTed into Zander’s car in the parking lot of the rave.
Juan puts the keys back in Zander’s pocket.
Then the Scoobies will dial up 9-1-1 and hope that one of the Keystone
Cops is bright enough to figure out that Zander killed Ted, and not ask why
Zander is hauling around a frozen long-dead cop in the trunk of his car.
In this day and age of scientific forensics I cannot believe this group
of well-educated young people actually believes they are going to pull this off!
All it’s going to take to trace DeadTed back to them is one partial
fingerprint, a clothing fiber or one highlighted hair falling out at the wrong
time, which brings me to the first time I cheered for Liz this week.
Not only did she point out the gaping holes in this plan, she refused to
participate in case someone needed to “raise bail money or notify next of
kin”, then she told Gia to “Go to hell!”.
I’m working on a theory about the Scoobies that they are not so
annoying in groups of 3 or less. It
seems that when they are separated my aggravation meter drops substantially.
Let’s examine, shall we? At
Kelly’s, Emily was missing but the rest were there.
On the annoyance meter (scale of 1-10), they rated about a 7.
It would have been much higher were it not for Liz telling Gia off
repeatedly and the gang stating “NO!” in unison when Gia asked “Are you
giving me permission to speak?” Secondly,
when Liz and Lucky were alone afterwards I became intrigued once again by the
repercussions of his brainwashing when he yelled at Liz.
Annoyance level: 2, only because Lucky’s anger flared at Liz when she
was just pointing out some truths and she actually looked scared when he lost
it. Third, Lucky and Emily
discussing Lucky’s new found hatred for Jason and relating it back to Liz.
Annoyance level, 0:
I’ve always liked Lucky and Emily’s friendship.
She gets him to see things that when no one else can.
I loved that Lucky is jealous of Jason’s relationship with Liz and
Emily was able to talk Lucky into telling Liz “Be with Me”, even through the
silliness of the hand gestures. Next,
Lucky once again shows up at Kelly’s to tell Liz “Be with Me”, after
convincing Liz to listen to him, he spews “You belong with Nikolas”.
After the buildup he gave Liz, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for her. Annoyance level: 2. I’m
ready for this plot line to pick up. Nik
and Gia had several scenes alone and while they both annoy me to about level 5
each, when they are together my annoyance neither increases nor decreases.
I must conduct more research before trying to explain that.
I still hate Gia. I think it
may be that I’m rooting for a lesser of two evils when these two are left
alone, thereby making Nik seem less annoying than he actually is.
return has breathed new air into the shallow lungs of a few stories.
Lucky’s love for Liz seems to be breaking from under Helena’s spell.
After Liz rightfully blew him off at Kelly’s, she immediately found
Jason riding his bike and took him up on the offer of a ride, just before Lucky
could get there. I think the
Liz/Jason relationship will factor heavily into Lucky regaining his memories. Jason could actually develop feelings for Liz.
She resembles Robin more than anyone is willing to admit.
She’s trying desperately to convince herself that she wants Jason.
She wants to want Jason, but in reality she wants Sonny.
She’s afraid at this point that he’ll never forgive her and doesn’t
While glad to have his best friend back, he is somewhat wary of Jason’s
relationship with Carly. He’s not so sure Carly has given up on Jason.
By the end of the week, Sonny takes Alexis’ advice and tells Carly
she’ll have to marry him to keep her from testifying against him, despite his
objections to this scenario earlier in the week.
Jason’s presence changed Sonny’s mind, no doubt, because Sonny’s
only other option was to send Carly and Michael to a non-extradition country
seems to me that Jason is just sitting back taking all this information in and
getting a feel for the situation. I
think Jason realizes that Sonny and Carly are in love but neither will admit it.
Carly is still exhibiting signs of low self-esteem, wanting Jason to
rescue her from this situation she helped create and asking him to take care of
her and Michael. I wish that she’d learn to stand on her own.
She, like many other women in PC, would benefit from a bout of true
on to the Eddie Maine concert. You’ll
never hear me complain strictly about an Eddie Maine concert (hey, I’ve seen
Kurth & Taylor perform live 4 times and will be seeing another concert
soon), except when Juan is involved.
I hate the tooth-achingly, sweetie-sweet boy bands and their singular
counterparts, Juan included. Shaun
Cassidy was the last pop-sensation that I found adorable and those were the days
when I thought lyrics like “da-do-run-run” were poetic.
Juan is not that good, the song is lame and I feel sorry for “the Idle
Rich” when they have to back him up, especially since I find it hard to
believe that they know the music to that song!
Nor do I believe that “Eddie Maine” fans are also Juan Santiago fans.
They are not exactly the same type music.
Enough of that….the new song by Eddie Maine and the Idle Rich (actually
it’s the newest Kurth & Taylor song) “I
Won’t Surrender” sounded great and really rocked. While I’d prefer to
see MyNed running ELQ (with Eddie Maine as a bonus sideline career) or heading
up the Cassadine Empire alongside Alexis while she mourns her brother, I’m
taking the position that any story
here is better than no story. In a chat last week with Wally, he pretty much squashed my
hopes for the “Alexis has a stalker” rumor, because he’s heard nothing
about it and TPTB are using Ned and Alexis as balance to the other
“dramatic” stories. Ned and
Alexis aren’t even going to mention Chloe’s disappearance because that might
take the fun out of their scenes and ::::gasp::::: give them some drama.
and Roy fastening one another’s pants. Please,
give me a break! Fortunately, two
of my wishes are coming true. Roy
is unlatching himself from Bobbie AND at the same time going in search of Luke!
Come on home Luke-baby, I miss you!
exit to chase after “Brenda”. I
tried to feel sorry for Chloe, I even WANTED to feel sorry for Chloe, but after
an entire year I still have no emotional investment in this character.
They almost had me when Jax closed the door and she said “then, please
come back to me,“ but then she stepped out of the moment and called Tony.
So close, but it’s like asking me to feel sorry for Barbie when Ken
leaves her to “play house” with Skipper.
TPTB blew it with this entire story.
I’m supposed to believe that Chloe and Jax had this great love, but the
mere sighting of CloneBrenda two years after Brenda’s death sent him into
spasms. Now to put this in other
terms, imagine if you will this story had been played out with Ned and Alexis.
Let’s say Lois died (that alone would make me happy, but that’s a
personal bias), and Ned suddenly spotted her on an island getaway with Alexis,
then Alexis sent him off to find her. None
of the dialogue would change except, of course, the names.
I would have felt Alexis’ pain. I’m
invested in Ned’s character, Alexis’ character and the relationship of Ned
This entire story is lame. I
need something more to go on here than two minutes of Hannah and Taggert playing
tonsil hockey every week and AJ stumbling in to interrupt.
Let me see some motivations here please!
Why am I supposed to care about anyone in this story other than AJ? I know nothing of Taggert except that he’s a cop and picked
a bad mentor. All we know of Hannah
is that she’s neither dedicated to her job or her current man of the moment.
She couldn’t decide between being an FBI agent or loving Sonny and now
she can’t seem to stay away from AJ when she’s sleeping with Taggert.
NuZander is a weasel and is far more likely to be intimidated by Sorel
rather than OldZander, but I find it hard to believe that “the ladies” would
find NuZander attractive enough to seek him out at a rave.
Stefan’s plan to make Chloe think Helena kidnapped them both is
BRILLIANT. I never saw it coming.
Oh Dark Prince you astound me with your evil ways!
Before he could make Chloe use her “gift” to his benefit, he had to
make her believe she was helping him. An
added bonus to this story, if he keeps it up, is when he does return to Port
Charles the anger felt by Nikolas and Alexis will be mistakenly directed toward
Helena. Stefan will not only get
the goods on Helena, he will garner sympathy from the two people in Port Charles
WHO SHOULD BE MOURNING HIM RIGHT NOW, but aren’t.
I actually find myself looking forward to this story, despite the
Jax: Buh-bye, see ya’ in
Only two more Luke free days! GH improves 10 fold when Luke is on; however, that number is
cut in half on Wednesday when the Flea returns.
I’m still loving Alan and Monica and can’t wait to see what Jason has
to say about the possibility of a new Q!
Alexis gets the FASHION DON’T AWARD this week for the Eddie Maine
concert disguise. I cannot and will
not believe that Alexis had those jeans and that hideous jacket, not to mention
that hat in her closet. She would have been less conspicuous if she had arrived
in her “Alexis” attire and…oh yea, refrained from counting Ned’s teeth
in plain sight of the press!
MyNed gets the FASHION DO AWARD this week for the same Eddie Maine
concert. He looked spectacular!
I love the leather pants and I’ve said before one of the 10
commandments of the Soap Opera Bible should be that “Wally shall sport the
leather pants at regular intervals” to keep this view happy!
High praise this week for MyNed. NOW
SHAVE! (Christian Taylor looked
pretty good himself!). Gia gets
honorable mention in this category for her concert attire.
Memo to Lucky: SHAVE!
Juan needs to hit the road with his daddy.
10. Jason is the ONE person the Scoobies should tell about DeadTed!
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