By Errol Lewis
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — If this is post-sweeps, what happened to the action and adventure of sweeps itself?
THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL
Trevor does not deny any involvement by he nor Claudia in the disappearance of Michael. Claudia vows to destroy everything in Sonny’s life if he hurts Johnny. Kate tries to deny the truth, but succumbs to the realization that Sonny and Claudia did sleep together. Sonny continues to hold Johnny captive despite repeated attempts by Johnny telling Sonny he didn’t take Michael or shoot Kate. Luke and Scott butt-heads.
After weeks of denials, Robin finally reveals that Patrick is indeed the father of her baby. Robin informs Patrick that she can handle her life and their baby’s life on her own, and isn’t surprised when Patrick can’t come to terms with impending fatherhood. Peg tells Michael that he should try to get in contact with his family. Sonny learns of Carly’s pregnancy. Marianna saves the day as Mike finds himself flooded with customers at Kelly’s. Ric and Marianna grow closer.
Jason Suffers Severe Cuts to his Hands
After racing against time to save Elizabeth and Sam from the Text Message Killer’s reign of terror on Monday, March 3, Jason suffers severe cuts to his hands while pulling the two to safety. Upon arrival to General Hospital, Patrick is put in charge of Jason’s medical case and provides him with a grim prognosis – he needs surgery. Patrick promises Jason that he will find him the best surgeons for his operation. What does this mean for Jason Morgan’s future? Stay Tuned!
The Inside Story: The TMK Storyline Reaches Its End
For the last couple of months Diego Alcazar, better known as the Text Message Killer, has claimed the lives of Leticia Juarez, Emily Quartermaine, Georgie Jones, and Coop Barrett, and has tried to kill Carly Corinthos Jacks and Alexis Davis, but his attempt to kill Sam McCall (Alexis’ daughter) might bring him to his knees.
Nikolas and Nadine find their way to Diego’s lair, but an argument pits the two against each other as Nikolas leaves Nadine in the eyes of danger. Diego attacks Nadine, but Nikolas is unable to immediately save her due to sudden head pains. Finally back to normal, Nikolas is temporarily able to subdue Diego, who has already set the next phase of his deadly plan in motion. Maxie and Spinelli are still trapped in the underground sewer system, but a sudden realization finds the dynamic duo with a way out. Nikolas sees visions of Emily as Diego attempts to claim Maxie as his next victim. Nikolas and Diego battle to the death.
A Closer Look: Port Charles After the Slayings
After the battle to survive is over and the Text Message Killer has been defeated, Nikolas is on the hunt to find Nadine with help from Emily. With things slowly coming back to some normalcy in Port Charles, Carly and Elizabeth argue over Jason’s current circumstance. Lulu continues to feel guilty over Logan’s battle for survival, but she yearns to be with Johnny. Kate and Jax have a talk. Jerry feels the pressure from his partner in crime. Ric inadvertently sets off one of Diego’s hidden bombs with its path of destruction set for the cannery. Johnny writes music with Lulu in mind, while still in his padded cell. Sam feels this is truly the end for her and Lucky. Elizabeth confesses to a truth, and Lucky overhears. Claudia turns to daddy to get what she wants.
What to Watch
- Sam is puzzled by Ian’s behavior.
- Robin and Patrick part on bad terms.
- Elmarie Wendel continues her role of “Peg,” a craggy old woman who helps Michael come to an important decision.
- Jim Palmer returns as “Randy” beginning Wednesday, March 5, when the character heads to Port Charles.
SON ALERTS: WEEK OF MARCH 10, 2008
Monday: Nikolas is desperate to hold on to visions of Emily; Lulu worries about Johnny; Jason gets a lead on Michael’s whereabouts.
Tuesday: Nikolas is faced with an impossible choice; Johnny’s time is running out; Jason may call it quits on Sonny.
Wednesday: Nikolas agrees to Ian’s terms; Elizabeth desires Jason; Claudia puts her foot down where Trevor is concerned.
Thursday: Kate stands her ground with Sonny; Marianna stands up to Trevor; Elizabeth isn’t happy with Jason’s decision.
Friday: Claudia’s life is in danger; Sam is stunned by Lucky’s betrayal; Scott confesses to Lulu.
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