Friday, August 13, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of August 16, 2010.

THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

Sonny and a free Jason reunite on Monday, August 16. Sam puts herself in a dangerous situation to prevent Jason from being incriminated in the hit and run attempt on Johnny. On Tuesday, August 17, Elizabeth’s moving plans make Nikolas a very happy man. Maxie and Lucky share another heart to heart. Patrick confronts Lisa about her growing psychosis. Matt and Maxie investigate the drama going on between Patrick and Lisa. Patrick is horrified when he realizes Lisa got rid of Robin’s HIV medication on Wednesday, August 18. Robin and Patrick discover that Lisa has taken Emma for an unauthorized trip. On Thursday, August 19, Brenda reveals the real reason she won’t accept Murphy’s marriage proposal. Sonny and Brenda have a missed connection. Kristina and Sonny talk about Brenda.

The Inside Story: The Punch Line
Carly pushes her minions to garner results immediately on Monday, August 16. Spinelli helps Carly create a ruse to transfer “dirty” money into Dante’s bank account. Brook drugs Dante after being confronted by a threatening Carly. Jason tells Carly to abandon her revenge plot. Carly ignores Jason’s warning. Lulu is stunned when she returns home to find Brook and a stoned Dante in an extremely compromising position. On Wednesday, August 18, a very angry Ms. Spencer yanks a half-naked Brook off of Dante by her hair and slaps her out of the apartment. Maxie confronts Brook after an eye-opening chat with Lulu. Dante pleads with Lulu to believe him. Brook feigns innocence when Dante confronts her about drugging him. Dante believes Brook’s lies.

A Closer Look: Boom, Boom, Pow
Johnny explains to Ethan that he’s going to kill Sonny in public and make it look like self-defense. Dante continues to cover up Michael’s involvement in the drive-by shooting. Carly is furious with Sonny when she discovers Morgan with him on Tuesday August 17. Sonny promises Carly that his kids will have peace. Not moved, Carly calls Jax and implores him to speed up the adoption process with Morgan. Jason counsels a determined Michael to stay out of the mob war. Sonny tells Jason that he’s decided to stop going after Johnny for Michael’s sake. Johnny, meanwhile, proceeds with his plan to murder Sonny. Maya implores Johnny not to put Ethan in danger. Mike clashes with Johnny. On Friday, August 20, Sonny and Johnny have a showdown on Baker Street and one mobster goes down in a bloody mess after shots are fired.

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