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THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL
Anthony informs Johnny that things will play out his way when it comes to dealing with Logan’s death, and if Johnny and Lulu don’t do what he says, Lulu will pay the ultimate price. Lulu asks Johnny to run away with her. After gathering forensic evidence from Claudia’s car, Mac tells her and Jason he knows who killed Logan. Eli Love returns to Port Charles and is excited to reunite with Anna. Hoping to not harm Eli’s image of her mother, Robin hides her pregnancy from Eli. Patrick defends Anna to Eli, who believes Anna will cramp his style. Mac and Jerry get into a physical altercation after Jerry pushes Mac too far. Matt examines Jerry, who might be up to his old Mr. Craig tricks. Nadine overhears a mysterious phone call of Matt’s and decides to tell Nikolas, unaware that Matt is overhearing the conversation. Claudia witnesses Sonny’s meeting with a new Russian mob kingpin, Karpov, and confronts him.
The Inside Story: Marriage on the Rocks
After Kate is outed by the press, a furious Jax comes close to walking out on Carly and his marriage, but Carly and he are able to work things out. Jax and Carly reach a compromise where Carly agrees to steer clear of Sonny and Kate, while Jax will only deal with Kate over the phone. Kate, surprised to discover that all the publicity has generated enormous buzz for Crimson, throws Sonny for a loop when she decides that she and Jax should be seen in public more often. Carly is angry when she learns that Jax needs to continue meeting with Kate in person. Carly plots to tear Kate apart, while Kate begins to fight fire with fire.
A Closer Look: Maxie and Spinelli have Sex
After a terrifying confrontation with Anthony Zacchara about the details of Logan’s death, Maxie breaks down in Spinelli’s arms and confesses the truth. Spinelli promises that he will always protect her from harm. A grateful Maxie engages a kiss between her and Spinelli. After his encounter with Mac, Jason heads to the penthouse where he walks in on Maxie and Spinelli, who have just had sex. Spinelli is overwhelmed with joy at the prospects of what a future with Maxie would be like now that they were intimate, but is disappointed when Maxie explains that she doesn’t want to further jeopardize their friendship. Disappointed by Maxie’s decision, Spinelli falls into a depression and is comforted by Leyla. Maxie warns Lulu that she needs to get her act together before she cracks.
What to Watch
- Spinelli informs Jason that Lulu killed Logan.
- Maxie turns to Jason for help.
- Lulu walks in on a seemingly intimate moment between Johnny and Maxie.
- Ilia Volok joins the cast of “General Hospital” in the recurring role of Karpov beginning Friday, July 18 (see story).
- Rolando Molina and Kristin Herrera join the cast in the recurring roles of Sal and Lourdes beginning Wednesday, July 23 (see story).
- Genie Francis is returning to “General Hospital” as Laura Spencer beginning Tuesday, August 26 (see story).
- Spinelli has distressing news for Johnny.
SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 21, 2008
- Monday: Johnny and Lulu become lovers on the run; Claudia turns to Spinelli for help; Kate succeeds in causing a ripple effect in Jax and Carly’s marriage.
- Tuesday: Lulu fears history will repeat itself; Carly vows that she won’t lose Jax; Anthony anticipates Lulu’s demise.
- Wednesday: Johnny calms Lulu’s fears and the two make love; Diane is suspicious of Sonny’s involvement with Karpov; Maxie isn’t pleased by how close Matt gets.
- Thursday: Maxie and Spinelli work together on tracking down Lulu; Sonny tries to keep Karpov away from Jason; Carly wants Spinelli’s help in framing someone else for Logan’s murder.
- Friday: Scott is out for Johnny and Lulu’s blood; Claudia’s plan to blackmail Sonny backfires; Carly takes drastic action to save her marriage.