Thursday, August 13, 2020

Thursday






Thirsty Thursday


First off, no one is named Thursday. Who would do that to a child?

I tried to find some photos of people with drinks in their hand from Mac's Outback. I wanted to go old school and find something like that. Instead, as I was doing a search, this lovely, exquisite woman appeared and how could I resist?

Anna Lee was a gem. I am sure some of you know that she was one of the nuns in the Sound of Music movie. So respected and loved.

This brings me to my Question of the Day.

There really isnt a patriarch or matriarch on the show anymore. And by that I mean a senior member of the family that presides over the shenanigans of the group. I always loved David Lewis' diabolical side. He was as sweet as could be with Lila and put her on a pedestal and then behind the board room doors he was conniving and underhanded. John Ingle had a different take on the character. He was less business man and more family. But still, he was Edward Q. Both of them nailed the roles in different ways.

Most soaps have had a matriarch/patriarch on their show at one time. I remember on Loving there was the Aldans, Cabot and Isabella. And of course on Dallas we had Jock and Ellie Ewing.

In the comments, please mention your favorite patriarch/matriarch (either one or both) and what soap they were from. And do you think anyone on GH qualifies for that title now?




Later...


Based on sonya’s recap, I was compelled to watch yesterdays show. It was pretty good. Of course, I have issues so I am going to try to channel my inner Karen and make a few comments and observations. 


My father died of dementia in 2014. There was a day close to the end where he told me and my brother that he was ready to go. GH doesnt always get it right, but they did with this storyline. And Max just nails it. Why can’t all their stories be this good?


Are we referring to the woman with Jason as “FakeJan”? If not, then could we? Those of you “of a certain age” will understand the reference.


I think ELQ stocks is a tired storyline. It has been done many times, and frankly, it does not work without Tracy. And where is Monica? (I know… COVID. I get it) I am intrigued tho. This will give Wally some more screen time and hopefully also Lynn. I hope this segways into something bigger with better storylines. Will this have a direct effect on the Nurse’s Ball?


NuBrooke looks a lot like Idina Menzel. Is it just me? Anyone else?


The makeup on Ingo is so wrong on many levels.


Is Nina still searching for her daughter? Oh, move on already.


Gee…. you think Nelle is going to kidnap Wiley? You think? You should see the shocked look on my face.


Man, I hope Mike has a twin brother. 


Tad was fired. I am sure he wont be gone for long. He’s a fan favorite, no matter what soap he is on.


Carly was reserved. I have to say, I really like her when she is like that and not acting over the top. 


Jason was… human.


Wednesday was a good show. Very soapy. Karen would have liked it if she wasn’t sitting on a beach somewhere. I’m glad I watched.


But now it is on to Thursday. You’ll be happy to know it is my last day filling in for Karen. Talk about Thursday’s show and welcome Karen back from her mini-vacation tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday



As stated yesterday, I am not watching the show. I guess that makes me the last person to be writing this blog while Karen is gone, right? I have been reading the blog every day and I have also read the comments. To a degree, I am keeping up with it. I think I have been like this for years. The show just doesnt have the spark for me like it used to, but I keep trudging along and keep hoping it will be must-see-TV. Wait, That's NBC. I got that one wrong. Anyway, when Karen tells me that I should definitely watch, I do watch the show. Its just been pretty sparse lately.

I do have 4 questions for all of you. Feel free to answer one or all four or none. And be creative. Please, think outside the box. I am wondering how these 4 topics might shake up the show.

1. When Jason comes out of the coma, will he be the same? Different personality? Different person? There has to be some reason for the writers to bring up the living will / directive thing and to have this happen literally a day later, If you ask me, it is lazy writing to go through all of this just for a proxy. Could he be Jason Quartermaine? Drew Cain?

2. Speaking of Drew Cain, there is a far fetched scenario out there that Drew and Holly Sutton are both alive and are off camera together somewhere courtesy of Peter. I always thought of her as a cougar, so this could be interesting. Is there any scenario where Billy Miller would return to the show?

3. Dante's doctor at the WSB Headquarters. Any chance he could be Jeff Weber?

4. If Brenda returns... and it looks like she does... there has long been speculation that Dev is her son. And that seems like it would be a worst kept secret ever at this point. But a better secret is that Brenda said her son's father was Alexander to keep him safe from Anthony Zaccara and in reality, Sonny is really Dev's father. I just want to see the look on Carly's face when she finds out. Thoughts?

So, there you have it. Happy Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday



I know it has been awhile since I was "invited" back to this blog. For those of you who remember me, you should know the routine by now. Karen is away for 3 days, and I work way too many hours in a West Coast time zone (Vegas) to come here to recap. So, I am opening a blank blog for all of you to discuss Tuesday's show. 

Full disclosure. 

I haven't watched the show since it returned. Its not so much the time factor, it is just that I wasn't very enthused with them picking up where they left off. This was the opportune time to reinvent the show. Karen has mentioned fast forward, which I would have loved. Possibly shorter storylines like internet soaps. (3 weeks tops) If I had my way (get ready, you know how crazy my ideas get) I would have had a week of a parallel universe. The characters would be almost completely 180 degrees from their current incarnations, and yet it would intertwine with the current storylines.  

And then on Friday it all comes to an end. Back to regularly scheduled programming the next week. 

If you are interested in hearing my thoughts on this, let me know and I can put something together for Thursday. You know I like GH fantasy and coming up with crazy stuff. In the meantime... it's Tuesday. Make it work people!

Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday in Port Charles

 Ava tries to find out why Julian and Nelle got married. Julian finally tells her Nelle is blackmailing him. Nelle is sitting there too. Nelle gets up to go to the bar. Ava asks Julian why he just hasn't killed her yet. 

Jason's in the OR. Sam thinks that Brando tampered with his bike. He says no. Sonny says it COULD have been an accident. Sam thinks Brando did it on purpose. She yells at him. He says NO ! I DID NOT! 

Jason has come out of surgery. Stable but not awake. 

Franco comes into GH to talk to Liz. Not about a lot tho. Just the boys. Oh because Jake is Jason's son!! LOL 

Jordan tells Curtis she saw Cyrus. He's mad..thinks she should tell Mac. She says no. Flashback to her calling "a secret someone on the phone" (we know it's Taggert). She hasn't told Curtis he's alive apparently. Anyway, Jordan is going to go to the press to talk up Cyrus :eyeroll: 

Ned and Lulu talk about the whole hospital take over. Cyrus walks up ..snarl. He says he's taking over..blah blah. 

Valentin and Nikolas spar a bit ...not sure what that was about. 

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Harmony shows up to the Q house. WHY?? WHY?? She's mad she wasn't invited to the wedding. She warns Willow about Cyrus and tells her to listen to Jason..then they find out Jason was in an accident. 

END: 

So Sam is so upset about Jason she calls Valentin to set up the Proxy stuff... maybe Val ran him off the road. Sam wants to take the deal about getting a new parole officer so she can be with Jason in ICU. 

Franco sees Nik holding Liz' hand. :Eyeroll: 

The court has ruled about Wiley. 

Jordan tells the press Cyrus is a great guy. 

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Sunday Surgery: Returning To Regularly Scheduled Broadcasting

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Oh it's been A WEEK PEOPLE!! We are back in business. First of all, it was a good week just in the fact the show was new.  So, I did have a grin on most of the time. 

New Faces, new sets and ... a bunch of stuff I need to talk about. So, belly up to the bar and get ready. 


Friday, August 7, 2020

FRIDAY is HERE!

 I'm here ready to close out the week! 

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Maxie....at Dr. Navarro's OBGYN office... she's in surgery so Maxie has to wait. BUT, the nurse does the test and Lulu's in there. Maxie tells Lulu she took THREE at home tests and they were positive. GROSS. 
DAMN IT. She and Lulu talk about whether or not Maxie would want another baby. 

Finn and Porita. She's looking at pics of Violet. She talks to him about Trina. She says daughters are hard work. 

Peter whines to Anna at the Metro. He doesn't wanna sit next to Robert at the wedding. wahh. Robert comes in, he's mad about the story Peter wrote about Holly in his paper. Peter leaves. Anna yells at Robert for being mean. 

Sam and Carly talk about how much they hate Peter LOL Sam thinks he framed Dr O . YEAH SAM! 

Jordan at Cyrus' ...he wants her to use Nelle's lawsuit somehow to get the hospital to put him on the board? 
Don't get it. I guess because he has money? UGH whatever. We find out later that Cyrus was the one to make Jason have the accident. 

Sonny walks into Brando's garage.  Tells Brando about Mike. Brando relays a story about Mike and a horse and.. having to put it down Designed to make Sonny feel better. 

Jason is still layin' in the road. Curtis finds him. Calls GH...they get him there. 

HOSPITAL: Jason has a TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY lol.. Poor Carly's going to have to decide about the plug probs (but he'll wake up).  Anyway Portia and Finn say he needs surgery. Carly signs consent. He may DIE! OH NO!! lol 

MONDAY: Franco is on 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

NuFace Brook Lynn


Dante in Switzerland...doing push-ups in jail. His doc is handsome. He was on BOSCH S3 as a lawyer. He also played Cain Rogan on OLTL. Anyway, Dante isn't sure he wants to go home. He looks ZEXY as all hello! 



OMG Deception Office is EXACTLY like Crimson's?? I'm disappointed. UGH STUPID. Maxie, Lucy and Sasha and Val walks in. He has the new "VOICE" of Deception. It's Brook Lyn. Played by Briana Lane. Another new face --that's because the other one is PG. 
So, Brook is going by the name "BLQ" now... and she's going to do a signature song for Deception. Lucy thinks it's a good idea (she wanted Gaga but will take BLQ). Maxie (who's hair is HORRIFIC) says: NO WAY. They argue. 

Lulu is at the garage with Brando, getting her flat fixed, Cyrus walks in. Lulu tells Brando all about Cyrus being in jail. 
Um, okay but why? Lulu leaves. Cyrus has a favor for Brando.  We don't really find out what it is but he calls Jordan and tells her to meet him at his "new place".

Jason comes to get his bike from Brando. Brando says he put a new destablizer on it no charge. (Jason bought the part but he put it on). 

Sam thanks Carly for doing Jason's Power of Attorney. Sam said she calmed down and realizes it's the best. They talk..Sam feels badly she went after Shiloh without thinking of her kids first. Wow, she's contrite. 

Jason, Jordan and Chase at the courthouse. Chase looks..um.. his hair is like Michael's used to be? Chase wants to know where Jason was the night of the warehouse fire. Jordan says to back off. Chase leaves. Jordan tells Jason that she can't take much more of being in Cyrus' control. 

Curtis and TJ. Curtis thinks TJ is working too much.  He tells TJ that he needs to have a 'safe space" and to take care of himself. TJ says his Mom is doing the same thing. 

END: DAMN IT.....Maxie goes to her OBGYN.

Jason is down on the road...motorcycle accident. Did Cyrus do that? Brando? 

Thursday

Thirsty Thursday First off, no one is named Thursday. Who would do that to a child? I tried to find some photos of people ...