(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Facing your fears.
THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL
Lucky overhears Nikolas professing his love for Elizabeth on Tuesday, January 5. Elizabeth doesn’t correct Lucky when he naturally assumes that Nikolas’ love for her is all one-sided on Thursday, January 7. Robin steps up to the plate for Jason when Lisa finds him with a gun in Ronnie’s hospital room. Lisa slyly pokes Patrick after Robin’s feelings for Jason on Wednesday, January 6. On Friday, January 8, Lisa continues to subtly manipulate Patrick as she recalls their wild past.
The Inside Story: Damsels (and Hitmen) In Distress
Franco targets Sam and Carly. A desperate Jason turns to Lucky for help in manipulating Franco. Lucky “arrests” Jason for Claudia’s murder. On Tuesday, January 5, the unsettled mobster realizes Franco is one step ahead of him upon rescuing Carly from the madman. Jason demands the truth from Ronnie at gunpoint. Franco captures Lulu. On Wednesday, January 6, Maxie gives Dominic unsettling news about Lulu after he finds her rummaging through Franco’s studio. Dominic begins to put the pieces together after spotting specs for building a bomb in the studio. Elsewhere, Spinelli learns that a warehouse has been rented under the name “S. McCall.” Lulu struggles to stay calm while strapped to a chair wired with explosives. Lucky and Dominic begin a desperate search for Lulu. Jason and Franco come face to face. After goading an unnerved Jason into revealing more about himself on Friday, January 8, Franco warns the mobster that time is running out for Lulu and Sam. Dominic and Jason each race to rescue their loved one.
A Closer Look: The Sins of the Father
On Monday, January 4, Sonny works to convince an unnerved Michael to keep his mouth shut after he learns that Claudia’s body is missing. Reeling from their close call with Franco, Carly and Jax agree it would be best to leave the country with Josslyn and the boys until Franco is taken care of. Tempers flare when Sonny informs Jax and Carly that he is not going to allow them to leave with his sons on Wednesday, January 6. Sonny and Jax both plead their cases to Carly. Franco taunts Sonny. Sonny realizes Franco has the means to destroy Michael. Carly rips into Michael when he blames Jason for their problems. On Thursday, January 7, an emotional Michael reveals to Carly just how tormented he’s been since killing Claudia. Michael relates his conflict to Sonny. Sonny tries to help Michael work through his issues over killing Claudia.
GH ALERTS: WEEK OF JANUARY 11, 2009
- Elizabeth begs Nikolas not to leave town. (Soap Opera Digest)
- Sonny tells Jason and Carly that they need to band together to protect Michael. (Soap Opera Digest)
- Lucky confronts Nikolas about Elizabeth. (Soap Opera Digest)
- Sonny wants to pin Claudia’s murder on Franco. (Soap Opera Weekly)
- Lucky finds Nikolas and Elizabeth together. (Soap Opera Weekly)
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