Yesterday’s episode of General Hospital was a must-see, which featured some very clever writing and performances, but the one that we were enthralled with was the performance of Kathleen Gati as evil Dr. Obrecht!
On Tuesday’s episode, Dr. O donned a blonde wig and disguised herself and attended Max and Felicia’s pre-wedding party at The Floating Rib, with the intent of doing in her enemy, Anna Devane (Finola Hughes)!
But there was nothing more delicious and fun than Gati as Dr O sitting at the bar incognito spewing some one-liners such as when the bartender asked where her accent was from and she said, “New Jersey!” Later, when Anna was drinking the champagne in which Dr. Obrecht thought she laced with Propofol she uttered under her breath, “Drink it, you stupid cow!”
However, the topper is when Dr O took a moment to sing a little Karoke and sang Peggy Lee’s “Is That All There Is?” Seeing Gati in the blonde wig, getting upset as she sang the lyrics and how it related to her character’s hatred for Anna (which stems from Dr. O’s hubby, Faison’s obsession with Ms. Devane) was hysterical! And, she sang it with her accent too! What made this all the more fun was that no one noticed her singing!
However, Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring) started to figure it out, only by the time she did, the evil doc slipped out of the bar. Next, she ran into Duke (Ian Buchanan) who was the one that drank the tainted champagne and he recognized her … only he passed out and she got away! Of note: since he was drugged with Propofol it is unlikely he will remember seeing her!
So, is Kathleen Gati fast becoming one of the best villains in General Hospital history? Did you get a kick out of her performance on yesterday’s episode? What did you think of the writing of it from GH head scribe, Ron Carlivati and his team? Comment beloe!