provided a good time this week. I
like it when stories swirl and interact and GH is doing a great job of mixing
right now. Maybe I’m just easily entertained but I have to say I am
anticipating next week’s episodes and the begnning of November sweeps.
Let the drama begin!
I used to call him AJ
the Weasel. Then he developed
some gutsy tendencies so I switched to AJ the Evil who I actually enjoyed
watching. Now I can’t decide
what to call him because he’s too shameless for words.
“Good work Jase. I’m
glad you were here, Bro.” Huh? An alien has invaded AJ’s body or he’s blatantly scheming
and lying. Since TPTB only allow
sci-fi paranormal occurrences in “Port Charles” (you know, the show that
takes place on the other side of town) the alien theory doesn’t wash.
And I don’t believe he lost the court case either.
AJ the Shameless, a Chip off Edward’s Old Block
Spoilers say that AJ
hired Coleman to watch over Courtney while he, supposedly, went to D.C. and
that’s why Coleman kept hanging around.
Let’s work AJ’s logic. Coleman
blackmails Courtney into stripping to keep his whussy butt out of jail.
AJ pyros the Oasis. Score
even. So AJ’s next logical step
is entrusting Coleman to babysit Courtney?
I’m having a hard time with this.
And I don’t believe Coleman’s the mad stalker because the mask
would totally mess with his perfectly moussed hair.
Maybe AJ asked Coleman to pursue his wife so he could spy on them and
see if Courtney would call Jason. Ya
think? Also, if Courtney
would let Big Dog Rosie out of her crate, maybe she could scare away the mean
The edgier Jason whose
emotions ride closer to the surface pulls at me.
So even though the kiss between Jason and Courtney appeared contrived,
perhaps I’ll buy into it a little because his anger drove him to fight with
Coleman so it’s not too hard a stretch to see him yielding to temptation and
kissing Courtney. (Jason and
Coleman in the same scene – whew - testosterone overload!)
AJ the Shameless is a
chip off the old block of Edward the More Shameless.
Where to begin... Edward
condescendingly informed Carly not get upset because her husband strays from
time to time. She’ll get used
to it, Lila did. Carly should
have grabbed a heavy object right then and heaved it at Edward.
Right off at the beginning of the week I’m thinking bad Edward
thoughts never dreaming he could make it worse.
He did. In Alexis’
hospital room, the room in which she’s resting for the sake of her baby,
Edward arrives along with Sonny to trade her baby for Michael RIGHT IN FRONT
OF HER. If I’d had crystal at
that point I’d have thrown it somewhere.
Not at the TV of course, I’m not stupid.
But seconds later, it was so, so sweet and satisfying to see him
discover the results of the DNA test. Thank
you, Ned the Good Manipulating Gatekeeper.
Did it end there? Of
course not. Edward, completely
unaware of his terribleness, returns to Alexis’ room with flowers, candy and
a check. Tisk, tisk, Eddy. You should know by now that buying and selling babies
doesn’t work for you. Skye
descended to haunt you, Michael remains out of your grasp, and Alexis will
never trust you.
Edward the More Shameless
Skye needs to know how
much time Brenda has to live because…?
If it’s ten minutes she’ll let Brenda hang around Jax but if it’s
a year she’ll consider poison or prison?
I actually thought her idea of allowing Jax to realize that Brenda has
moved on and allowing them to part friends a smart, emotionally healthy way to
end unresolved issues between Brenda and Jax.
Then I laughed for even entertaining the thought in passing because
that would be the end of the story and we know that’s never gonna happen.
Skye hops on a jet to Switzerland, pathetically lies to the doctor and
gets caught riffling through a desk drawer.
Then the nurse, feeling sorry for her, reaches up to her shoulder into
the bottom of an obviously empty file cabinet drawer and retrieves Brenda’s
original file. Nope, surprise
surprise, Brenda’s not sick. Since
Skye has switched from CEO of ELQ to…what does she do all day?
Vacuum? I think not…she
obviously has lots of time to plot against Brenda so this information is
Kinda cool how Jax
dreamed hot hospital bed sex with Brenda and then awoke to experience the live
version of the dream (sans sex, of course) when Brenda entered his hospital
room. I can’t decide where I
want Brenda to go. Jax and Brenda spell fun; Sonny and Brenda create a
danger/adventure couple; while Jason and Brenda have never crossed my radar so
I have to ponder that pairing for a bit.
I know that Sage predicted it way back when, but I couldn’t picture
it. Sonny and Carly seem
made for each other and they don’t even have to break up every month to
create drama. Jax and Skye
haven’t been together for long so they’ll splinter easier.
I’m still wondering about Jason and Liz since they’ve had a few
years of moving towards a romance. However,
Jason and Brenda have history from way back…I give up, the possibilities are
For me, one of the funniest scenes of the week occurred on Thursday when hotheaded Jason glimpses Brenda in the hospital hallway, runs to her, and grabs her arm to drag her away. Brenda yanks her arm from his grasp and dashes off with Jason in hot pursuit. I can just picture them running down the hospital corridor, bickering like children who don’t get along. The next laugh out loud scene happened at the end of Friday’s episode when Brenda announced to Sonny and Carly that she and Jason were married. I had thought that I would enjoy seeing Sonny’s face when he learned of the marriage. I could just picture him justifying that he loves his wife Carly, but complaining the next moment that Jason married his girlfriend. Not using those words, but conveying that meaning. Monday should be interesting because Brenda will never pass the Carly test for who can get near “her” Jason. Hmm, sort of similar to Sonny. Sonny’s her husband but Brenda married her boyfriend. I truly enjoyed Jason’s put upon face with Brenda laughing beside him.
Can you feel the love?
Oh, the pain… Oh, the agony…
Sonny and Carly both
captured my attention this week. Carly,
never one to keep her mouth shut when she can open it and senselessly wreak
havoc, pushed her way into Alexis’ Depot (the room where all emotional
freight trains stop to unload) to chastise Alexis for not carrying Sonny’s
child. I’m wondering how
Carly’s going to hold up over the next few weeks since she’s had to deal
with Alexis and Sonny’s not so secret nonbaby and now there’s Brenda, who
must be after Sonny because Carly believes all women want her man.
The Sonny who took
pleasure yanking Brenda’s chain in Jax’s hospital room doesn’t appear
often but I like him. Sonny and
Brenda in the rain were real together. Old
flames that know each other through and through, offering a bit of comfort and
understanding. Later, in the
penthouse Sonny pitched a crystal temper tantrum.
He seems to have a love/hate relationship with glass.
Most of the time I enjoy Sonny as an interesting vital character, but
this week I glimpsed his mesmerizing side.
He laughed and sparred with Brenda, dimples flashing, and then looked
at Carly with wounded eyes as he absorbed the fact that Alexis’ child
wasn’t his. (Which we know
really IS his – but that’s another story for another day.)
Biker Chick Liz cracked me up. I knew as soon as Lucky performed his macho man dance banishing her to the motel room that he was in for it. Strap on the leather, play the music, she’s biker material. Jason would be proud. I would be proud if I could get my stomach to look like hers again.
Biker Chick Liz
It’s not the leather; it’s the stomach!
Where? When did that
happen? The scenes with Maxie,
Felicia, Lucas and Bobbi just sort of appeared out of nowhere and then faded
back into a black story hole. If
they are going to have a story – have it.
But usually there’s a beginning, middle and end.
It seemed like we started the second chapter and no one even mentioned
the title yet.
Eagerly, I am
anticipating Luke’s return to the canvas next week.
Do you guys know the
rules for watching television? They
were written by the author of a website called www.Tvacres.com.
I thought I’d share just so we can know if we are doing it right.
Commandments of Good TV Viewing
THOU SHALT always complain to the networks about bad programming.
Unless the viewers speaketh out, the networks won't puteth out.
Keep a post card near your TV set and send any criticisms (or
compliments) to the brains behind the programs;
(That would be TPTB for us.)
2) THOU SHALT
always have the Weekly TV Program Guide near your television set to
keep you informed of the "intricacies" of network viewing. (A sad
note: Sister Johnson of Peoria, Illinois threw a renewal subscription to her
popular weekly TV Program guide into the trash and was instantly struck blind.
Happily, her sight was restored when she touched her television set while
listening to a Sunday morning evangelism program. She now owns a lifetime
subscription. With the miracles of modern science Sister Johnson now gets her
TV information via the Internet at http://www.tvguide.com
Say Hallelujah!); (or www.Soapnet.com)
3) THOU SHALT never miss
an episode of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the daily insiders look at the
entertainment industry. Blessed are the legs of Mary Hart;
(Just ask my husband.)
4). THOU SHALT never get
caught intercepting cable programming signals with an illegal satellite dish.
For those who dare...May the "Idiot Tube" be with you;
(Anyone know what exactly is the Idiot Tube?)
5) THOU SHALT never
watch sports programming to the exclusion of all others. [(Those seeking help
should read: Hold On, Honey, I'll Take You To The Hospital At Half-time:
Confessions of a TV Sports Junkie written by Norman Chad (Atlantic Monthly
Press, 1993)]; (Definitely
not a problem for me.)
6). THOU SHALT never eat
food and watch television at the same time. Why? You'll eat too much and get
fat, that's why! (Special
dispensation has been give to the brothers and sisters belonging to the order
of the "Couch Potatoes");
(What if I tape and watch while cooking dinner?)
7) THOU SHALT not
take the name of Johnny Carson in vain. For blessed is his late night
presence. (Though he retired in
1992, he will never be forgotten, but will linger in our thoughts forever.);
8) THOU SHALT not
covet thy neighbor’s video cassettes. The good book sayeth "Neither a
borrower nor a copyright infringer be";
(I’m truly in trouble here.)
9) THOU SHALT
honor the memory of Benjamin Franklin, the patron saint of electricity. For
without his experiments with lightning, we would all be watching television by
candlelight. This is our silliest commandment; and
(What does that mean - honor Ben Franklin?
Fly kites on Sunday’s?)
10) THOU SHALT be wary
of advertisers, for always there will be false prophets crying "Buy
Me!" in the vast wasteland of television. Wretched are the words
"Home Shopping." (I
wonder if Shop the Soaps counts?)
GH fans of a feather, we
must flock together. Happy
viewing everyone. Thank you for
I love this site!
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