Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sunday Surgery: Lasik Needed

LUKE pets BOB the Badger!!  

Ok, is it me or is GH darker than normal lately? I mean the LIGHTING, not the "Material". Good Lord, it's just making me think my TV is abnormal. Forget about Ethan in Wyndemere. I'm just  glad that FauxLasha has a white gown on or we'd never see her! 

This week we have a new doctor to talk about!! Yep-- Steven calls her in from Tennessee and spends his time scowling at her, yelling, acting all upset and --??? Why did you call her in the first place, dude? Robin doesn't like her "ROGUE" methods...imagine using the LAB out of turn!!! She eludes to doing something with another baby in Memphis--taking them to another hospital to treat them. Whatever. She looks so much like Lisa it's too weird of a coincidence. OR IS IT? Hell, she looks like RentAMaxie and NuKate as well. 

 Dead RINGER?? Newbie Maggie--Lisa Clone 

Of course, the let down of the week for me was not having the Luke/Laura 30th wedding anniversary be about that day-- and yes, I realize she's not on the show anymore but some dang flashbacks would have been nice. Then again, the entire Spencer house was burned to the ground, not sure what I expected.  Luke in a car driving for an hour to get to GH, Lucky in a plane talking to  his dead wife and Ethan in Wyndemere talking to a painting isn't my idea of a good story.  Luke's drinking/conscience angst has been done to DEATH.  ENOUGH we get it. 


It's been a long week. I laugh so much when I think of Olivia and that PG test. It's like it evaporated. She was fainting all over the place. Then, she's just sitting at the Metro Court blabbin' with Kate about SONNY yet AGAIN and their Bensonhurst love life from High School. Um, honey, you may either be pregnant or have a giant brain tumor, get on that will ya?

Ok, Liz is laying in her hospital bed, getting reamed out by Monica-- because Monica is SO good and pure :eyeroll: and then when her kid is finally diagnosed, the doctor tells EVERYONE BUT HER! Ummm, isn't that a privacy issue? They could have at least wheeled her out to the dang hallway. 

I have a sad feeling we are going to watch Lulu vacillate for EONS over this engagement. Should I or shouldn't I?? If you look back at Sam and Jason--you'll hear it there. Oh, and Brenda did it with Sonny too-- Carly was always doing it.  Making a decision is tough for these  ladies because their men are in SO MUCH DANGER!!!

Monica and Jason


SCENE OF THE WEEK: The Lakehouse with Alexis, Molly and then Sonny and Ethan. Just loved it. Good conversations, and it felt light-hearted. Oh, and the  LIGHTS were on too!! You could see!

NOT THE SCENE OF THE WEEK:  Michael in the coffee warehouse, squabbling with his Mom over Thanksgiving and yelling at Dante about the strippers being beat up.  UGH.  

PROP OF THE WEEK: Cupie doll on Luke's dash... you know I loved it! 

Fun Face.
With OLTL going all dark, filming no more--we can only imagine what it would be like if/when it happens to GH. Sad week all around. A great soap, worthy of it's increased ratings and kudos is gone. Yes, if we are lucky, it may pop up again on the net--but it will never be exactly the same. The NYC studio wasn't leased out to Prospect Park, so that's gone. *sigh* I still say SoapNet was such a wasted opportunity. So much potential. 

For what it's worth, check out the spoilers for Turkey week. We'll have a Q feast, Carly and Shawn-- and Sonny/Kate go to Bensonhurst.  By the way, there is a New Year's Eve celebration coming.

32 comments:

My2Cents2 said...

Maggie....LJ (Lisa jr)

I think the writers should spend more time re-visiting Bensonhurst memories!!!! I can't get enough!!!
LMAO!!!!! I can't get enough of Olivia, Connie & Sonny going down memory lane every scene they are in.
LMAO!!!! IDIOTS!!!!

carrie said...

I have to say that I think I only watched one day this week..I deleted the other episodes after reading the dvr highlights...Jeez

kdmask said...

Carrie-- sad,isn't it?? There is so much potential and things just jump around all over....

Hope/soapbabie said...

if they showed a flashback with Laura in it, wouldnt they have to pay Genie?

My2Cents2 said...

Good point Hope.

kdmask said...

Hope...don't think so, soap ppl don't have the same residual rights as other actors. ESPECIALLY in the '80s

Barbara Darlin said...

They're probably afraid if the show Genie it will prompt people to check her out on YR. And/or be reminded of what could have been.

Cosmoetica said...

Come on- the Maggie actress looks NOTHING like Maxi or Kate 2.0. The new Maxi has sharp pointed features and pallid skin. NuKate has bleached hair and huge eyes. Maggie has a round, short face, with rounded features and Sandy hair.

We get you don't like the New and improved maxi and Kate, but stop letting it cloud your judgment.

This is like saying that Shawn reminds you of Taggart because, well....

My2Cents2 said...

Barbara...that is even a better thought!! They can't afford to lose any more viewers!! lol

I am loving NuKate. Said it before, I will say it again!
However, NOBODY can replace KS (Maxie)
As far as Maggie? LJ. Lisa Jr.

C'mon Sonya, come out and play!!!!

kdmask said...

Cosmo-- I totally think NuKate and Maxie look alike. I have praised Jen Lilley A LOT for taking over the role of Maxie. It's a damn hard job. As for NuKate? Eh, she's standard in the looks department, ok acting. This new chick looks a LOT like Dr. Lisa, you have to admit it. If you put Abby in there, you can see where the casting likes to go.
The blonde bin.
This, coming from a blonde.

Love4dogs said...

Jen Lilley and Kelly Sullivan even recognize they look alike. Check out Jen Lilley's twitter for a tweet to or from Kelly Sullivan that says "You are my twinsie."

LindaV said...

Maggie reminds be a lot of Tamara B., but a little prettier. Maybe this was the part rumoured that Tamara would be cast as. Jen and Kelly S. do look somewhat alike but that could be also because they get the same makeup. I think it was another slap in the face to the viewers not to show a flashback with Luke and Laura. They sure are mentioning her enough. By the way, Soapnet shows classic episodes very early Monday AM. Just enjoyed one with Ric, Alcazar,etc. Everyone looked so young.

My2Cents2 said...

LindaV-Maggie looks and walks like Tams!!!

I noticed that day one too!

Steph said...

Yes, the actress that plays Maggie and Tamara Braun have the same aura of entitlement and elegance IMO... and not in a bad way lol. I always said that Tams was the classy/rootable Carly.. we just accepted SJB's Carly's craziness because it was so original and epic lol

Rhonda said...

Oh the new kate, IMO worst recast in a long time. No real raw emotion and just no prescence. Numaxie has done what she can, but Kirsten is missed

kerinah said...

i beg to differ Karen. Even though carly had issues with the mob, she stuck through it and never acted like Sonny wa sa dang accountant. the rest? i always hoped Sonny would just shoot them in their sleep and dump the bodies LOL!

As for Olivia and her PG test? i wa nted to strangle her LOL!
Kate has got to stop mopping, don;t accept to prowl around sonny then the next second you are rethinking things and regrets and whatever, bottom line Kate has always been a selfish biatch!
Although i have to admit i love Kelly Sullivan's Kate more.
I am going to need rent-a-maxie to leave so that Kirsten Storms can return! Seriously, having Maxie resemble Kate and then cring in Lisa knock off is bad enough! seriously are red heads too expensive? couldn;t they cast NuDoc as a red head? oy GH shames me! >_<

Anonymous said...

I really don't mind the substitute Maxie--forget she is a temp sometimes because she carries it off pretty well IMO. I wish she had shorter hair...

I'm not sure why they didn't make the new Connie a redhead like the original--it would have kept her separate from the other blondes, and I especially liked Kate's short hair, so wish they had simple done some of that to new Kate and I could see her better as Kate--and she isn't a bad actress at all. I just long for our original...

As for new Maggie--why did we need her again? Did anyone determine that? Tired of newbies and yet we have another blonde in a white nightgown on SpooK Island. Geez...enough already....

lisa said...

The only thing I want to see is Liz slap Luke. I hope Liz does meet Mr.Cassadine/Ewan soon. Robin may get sick by christmas, more depressing storylines. I hope, they give some happy time with Liz and Matt at Christmas.

Anonymous said...

I heard Sam's preganancy at Cristmas will not bew a who's the daddy story. Figures, Frons couple will be producing the golden child. Glad I will be skipping that thrill and the birth of their child. I guess they'll dispose of franco but not before they figure out he didn't rape sam. No big suprise there. Boring.

My2Cents2 said...

RentaMaxie does do a great job. We just miss KS. She has been gone at least 2 months, and no sign of her still on the set?? What's up with that?

Love NuKate. I just wish she would go after someone else besides Sonny.

Seriously? Did anyone not see 'who the daddy' story coming??? Oyy..

I want Liz to move on with Ethan or Matt, but in the end (and its coming)Lucky comes back for her.
I read an article he just put out, and he wasn't very complimentary toward the writing for GH.

Robin is getting sick by Christmas? I was hoping they would wait until January. Like it or not, it will draw in ratings her leaving.

As much as I LOVE Monica, I didn't always. I await Liz going off on Monica. I mean, pot, kettle??
Back in the day, Monica wrote the book on sneakiness & lying. And before her it was Audrey. Yea been with GH that long!!!

My2Cents2 said...

Sonya....are you out shopping for me today?? Remember...Hanukah or Christmas....I don't want to put anyone out!!


Packers AGAIN won! 10-0.
Mr Rodgers, once again, WELCOME to our neighborhood!!!!

Mrs.. B said...

Nukate Yuck, awful. Sorry. Laura wright's carly is wearing me out as well. Just awful the way they're writing for her. Numaxie was ok at first, now I am just heartbroken not having Kirsten. I would like a Liz & Lucky redo even if for just one night before JJ goes. If no liason triangle, or no L&L2 why bother ever bringing him back? No wonder my sweet Billo stopped watching ; )

Matt said...

I am sorry but I don't somewhat understand Lulu's Angst? I can see that she might think she is too young to marry, but I don't understand why she is less willing to marry him because he might die in the line of duty? Um, he could die in the line of duty if they were still girlfriend and boyfriend.
Michael gets the annoyance of the year. We know he had to deal with a lot(coma, claudia, prison) but he is becoming unsympathetic. Why don't the writers write him into the hospital field?! Even since Dylan Cash was playing the character, Michael wanted to be in the Mob. Why not have Edward blackmail(even if Ed doesn't want to blackmail him) Michael into Medical school, because he wants Michael to normal life, be in the family bussiness, etc?
One big issue is coming up is the holidays. This could actually be the last holdays we see on Gh on tv :(

Matt said...

I am sorry but I don't somewhat understand Lulu's Angst? I can see that she might think she is too young to marry, but I don't understand why she is less willing to marry him because he might die in the line of duty? Um, he could die in the line of duty if they were still girlfriend and boyfriend.
Michael gets the annoyance of the year. We know he had to deal with a lot(coma, claudia, prison) but he is becoming unsympathetic. Why don't the writers write him into the hospital field?! Even since Dylan Cash was playing the character, Michael wanted to be in the Mob. Why not have Edward blackmail(even if Ed doesn't want to blackmail him) Michael into Medical school, because he wants Michael to normal life, be in the family bussiness, etc?
One big issue is coming up is the holidays. This could actually be the last holdays we see on Gh on tv :(

Matt said...

sorry for the double post

Jen said...

Boo Packers. Go bears! twocents where do you live?

I guess I don't see what everyone likes about the Nukate.

I agree Matt about Lulu. And I also hope we get a few nice holiday scenes. Hopefully Carly will have her big mouth shut. Those poor kids not having Jax there after everythign else, she should at least go spend it with Sonny and put aside their differences for the day. And can we please have a scene with Alexis & Sam? Or Sam & Molly? Have them know something is up and try to talk to her at least.

My2Cents2 said...
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My2Cents2 said...

Matt..this will more than likely be the last of the holidays for GH. I don't see this show past summer being on air anylonger. Hopefully I am wrong.
I can't answer you about Lulu, other than she has endured alot of hurt in her life, as well as abandament. I understand her fears, but then she shouldn't be in a relationship at all with Dante.

How are they going to bring Jax back and no Morgan for Christmas?
Michael is a punk. But then again, no matter who played the role, he was a punk.

Jen...BEARS??? Awww I feel bad for them!! boo hoo. Can't beat the Packers!! lol 10-0 wasn't the score, it was 10 wins and NO loss's! lol
(Bears/Packers are rivaries)

I live the northshore in Milwaukee. Where in Illinois are you?

Anonymous said...

@My2Cents2 I would also love for Liz to be able to move on with Matt or even new doc but not Ethan she's already been with Nic we don't want to turn her into Brooke from B&B....lol!

LaTanya

P.S. GO LIONS!!!!!

My2Cents2 said...

Anon..If she were to be written to be with Ethan, that would be an all time low, even for GH. Her and Nik were disgusting!! Eww I had to shower after there scenes it felt so dirty to me! lol

Detroit?? This Thursday? I think we are playing you if I am correct. Have to go check that out.

My2Cents2 said...

Anon...I know very little about football, other than GB is the BEST, we were Superbowl champs last year, and we are 10-0 this season. Not bad. Right? The only time in GB Packer history that we were 10-0 was in 1962 when we played the Lions on Thanksgiving day. We lost to them.
YIKES!!! (I just learned this) Yea it will be a great game on Thursday to watch!
Happy Thanksgiving! Gobble.

Cosmoetica said...

Rhonda said...

Oh the new kate, IMO worst recast in a long time. No real raw emotion and just no prescence. Numaxie has done what she can, but Kirsten is missed

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Are you joking? Kelly Sullivan is WAY beter than Megan Ward. Ward never sold me that she could be street. Sullivan does; plus she can emote with her eyes. Ward was an ice princess, nothing more. Sullivan can do both, with elan.

And if you look at her career highlights, she was acting on Broadway, which explains why she's such an improvement. Stage actors NEED to emote with their total bodies; tv actors don't.