the week ending May 11, 2001
I was expecting it, even
waiting on it. It finally happened.
The blatant favoritism exhibited by TPTB has made GH unwatchable (much
like OLTL last year….do I see a connection?).
From the writing I gather that we are supposed to love Rae and condemn
Monica despite being her blindsided, we should take Roy’s side against Sonny
when Roy is actively pursuing a path to put Sonny in Sing-Sing (the details are
neither here nor there right now). We’re
also supposed to think Melissa is just some misunderstood lonely angel but
Bobbie is a vindictive, jealous bitch. The
problem with this theory (Jill, Megan…are you listening?) is that we, THE GENERAL
HOSPITAL VIEWERS, just do not give a flying rat’s ass about Rae or Skye or
Melissa (or Roy in some cases). We do
care about Monica, Bobbie and Sonny. They
are a part of GH, interwoven into OUR rich history and making our
veterans the “bad guys” only to make your friends the “good
guys” just multiplies the resentment exponentially.
Carly’s latest scheme
has all the finesse of an elephant in tap shoes.
Premeditated it is not because that would imply that she actually thought
about it for more than the time it took the words to form in the back of her
Speaking of throats, gag
me with Lucky’s joystick (get your minds out of the gutter) over that lame
proposal in the arcade. Why
doesn’t his girlfriend or his brother notice these goofy trances he wanders
off into? They spend more time with
him than anyone, yet fail to see that he’s reverting back to his behavior
before his therapy with Kevin. Seeing
Luke & Laura’s faces in that video game is far-fetched even for this
X-Files fan. This is the kind of
stuff that made me turn off Port Charles
for the last three months.
And on other unstable
fronts, Sonny’s claustrophobic freak out in jail was interesting for one scene
but it has been beaten to death. Much
like his constant bickering with Taggert, if it’s not really going to be dealt
with then drop it and give them some new material. I also think it was rather twisted of Sonny to sleep with
(that’s not the phrase I wanted to use but in the interest of keeping this
clean…) Carly one last time after discovering her treachery and subsequently
curbing her before the glow had subsided. As
a longtime Carly-hater and S&C hater I truly enjoyed seeing Sonny put all of
the pieces together and finally call her on it but I think Sonny is about to
blow a gasket and Carly needs to put on her protective eye gear.
His last line on Friday, “It was you,” coupled with the single tear
streaming down his face was chilling, and, therefore, the scene of the week.
THOUGHTS AND SHALLOW OBSERVATIONS
You can stop announcing
Tamara Braun as Carly now. WE GOT
IT! The two people on the planet
without the knowledge beforehand probably got it after the first announcement.
Alan spoke my thoughts
to Edward when he questioned why he would allow a Q heir to be adopted out 30
years ago but he now tries to gather them all in like a mother hen.
I sincerely doubt that the same man who orchestrated kidnapping his own
grandson to get him in the house would participate in the adopting (or selling)
of another Quartermaine.
It’s illegal to tie somebody up now? Well, damn, I should be in jail
several times over. *ng*
We were treated to the
same PC day for six (s.i.x.) episodes, which kept us staring at that hideous
dress of Carly’s and Flea’s ugly shirt for much too long.
Thank you Zander for
proving me right time and time again. Always
bite the hand that feeds you. He’d
rather sell drugs than take a decent job in Port Charles to be with the girl he
formerly proclaimed to love.
I applaud Felicia’s
efforts to take Bobbie’s mind off of Lucas’ condition but magazines and nail
polish are not going to do the trick. That
was a ridiculous conversation and I would have rather seen them play up the
connection between Bobbie and Felicia over B.J. especially since we are
approaching the anniversary of B.J.’s death and her little brother is now in a
LINE OF THE WEEK:
Monica – “ Did the picture come with the wallet or are you cradle
robbing along with everything else?” Good
one, Monica. You go girl.
No Ned at all but boy
did I get a throat full of Roy and Melissa and Skye and Rae.
Skye and Rae (two NON-GH characters) even got one scene alone together
(alone together? An oxymoron I know, but you know what I mean) when we saw
Alexis (hello – fan favorite) for one day and she was only in TWO scenes!
Surely, I am not the only person who sees the problem with this picture.
How many times does Luke
have to swat the Flea before she gets the hint.
I suppose TPTB had to
find a use for Jax’s pinball machine and I realize that they are trying to
make the most of their new $20.00 sets but having Scotty take Laura to the
arcade is silly at best. Is he
trying to recreate their youth rather than take her on a real date to The
Grille? Actually, this idea of
‘recreating their youth’ could work for me because I don’t want him
getting hurt again when it comes time to reunite L&L.
This way he could be the one to realize that he’s not truly in love
with Laura anymore but just with the idea
of loving her like when they were kids.
So Stefan was in love
with Chloe on the island, huh? When’d
Alexis has had time to
SHOP since she’s not being constantly beckoned by Sonny or Zander to hold
their hands . LOVE the new suit.
Lucky: Make like Nike and Just Do It.
Helena to Melissa:
“In time you’ll learn that it’s not wise to cross a Cassadine.”
Kill her, kill her now Helena!
Is it too late to get
Bob and Wendy back?
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