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38 February 14th, 2013 John Stamos Reveals He Passed On General Hospital’s Initial Idea For His Return!

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As soapers know, John Stamos was spotted on the set of General Hospital recently in some photos the actor posted with old friends like Kin Shriner (Scotty)!  Now Stamos admits on Monday’s upcoming episode of The Jeff Probst Show that he did take a meeting with the GH team to discuss returning as Blackie Parrish for the soaps 50th Anniversary!

However according to TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan, during John’s segment with Probst, he revealed he was not thrilled to hear  GH wanted Blackie Parrish to appear at the Nurse’s Ball playing drums while Rick Springfield (Noah Drake) sang his hit, Jessie’s Girl! “That’s not gonna happen,” Stamos tells Probst. “That’s what I passed on.”

But Stamos also stated he was indebted to GH for giving him his show business start,  and that he would like something more substantial to do if he were to return to the ABC soap opera.   Stamos suggested, “Why don’t we pull Blackie out of jail and he has to reacclimate to life? He’s never been with a girl! I would like to go on GH and do some acting!”

Apparently, there is more juicy moments from Stamos’ appearance on The Jeff Probst Show including Probst trying to broker a deal for Stamos and GH!  Watch the clip after of their conversation after the jump! Then let us know what you think General Hospital should do to entice Stamos to return, and what story you would give to Blackie Parrish?

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  1. jim says:

    I believe Heather needs a taste of her own medicine. Just like Susan Moore, Heather also had faternal twin sons and just like Susan she didnt know it. Someone stole the baby, and its Blackie Parrish. Or he turns out to be another child of the late Alan Quartamaine before he arrived in Port Charles and met Monica. Then both R.J. and Tracy will have another person to do battle with over E.L.Q. Those are my two choices for the Blackie Parrish character. To entice John Stamos to rejoin the show id give him a contract similiar to Tony Geary where he could have several months off to do primetime or whatever he’d like to do.

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    jim replied

    If Alan did turn out to be Blackies father, he never knew it, or even knew it at the time. You see the mother was artificially inseminated at the hospital, where Alan worked, by a doctor who against Alans knowledge used Alans sperm. The young woman was 18 and fresh out of high school. She and this doctor were in love but the girls mother was against the relationship because of their age difference. The only way the girl and the doctor thought the mother would accept the relationship was if the girl got pregnant. Only problem is the doctor couldnt have children of his own so he used Alans sperm without his knowledge. After the girl told her mother she was pregnant, someone pushed the doctor down a flight of stairs and he died. Who did it was never revealed because no body was found. The mother found the mans notes revealing Alan was the real father but told no one and forced her daughter, who was starting to show signs of mental problems to give the child to an orphange. Alan never found out he had another son and its Blackie Parrish. But Blackie find out when the girls mother sent him a letter shortly before her death that reveals Blackie is Alans son and a Quartamaine. DNA will reveal the truth and now he wants part of E.L.Q. and will fight R.J. and Tracy to get it. So who was his teen mom and her mother. It was Heather Grant and her mother Alice Grant. This would tie Blackie to the Quatermaines as well as Heather.

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    jim replied

    i thought i cancelled this first one. i meant for only the rewrite to be posted.

    jim replied

    If Alan turned out to be the father of Blackie he never knew it because another doctor used his sperm without his consent. The doctor was in love with this 18 year old woman who was fresh out of high school but the girls mother objected to the relationship because of their age difference so her daughter and the doctor thought the only way the mother would have to accept them as a couple is if she got pregnant. The doctor couldnt have children of his own so he got the girl pregnant through artificial insemination using Alans stolen sperm from the hospitals sperm bank. The girl told her mother she was pregnant but the doctor died from an unknown illness. Before the dr. died he confessed to the girls mother who the real father is but afraid that her daughter would get in trouble she never revealed who the real father was and convinced her daughter to give the child up for adoption. This baby turned out to be Blackie Parrish. Blackie finds out years later he is Alans son after recieving a letter from the girls mother who was dieing. She secretly kept track of Blackie all this time. He for the longest time didnt want to believe it until now so he returns to PC. DNA reveals he is a Quartamaine. Now he wants part of E.L.Q. and will fight R.J. and Tracy to get it. So who was the girl who had him, and who was her mother? The girl turns out to be Heather Grant and her mother was Alice Grant. Only Heather never knew Alan was the babys father and she doesnt know Blackie is her son. Thats a secret Blackie never wants to reveal. He doesnt want wacko Heather to know she is his mother. But Heather suddenly decides to look for the child she gave up all those years ago.

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  2. Barry says:

    That is not what he said or meant, I work for Probst and he is very much interested in doing GH, watch Mondays show to see what was really said.

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    Jamie replied

    That’s interesting…..

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    jim replied

    If you know what he said or meant then why dont you repeat it or you trying to get us to watch Probts lame talk show?

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    Barry replied

    I don’t really care if you watch or not, just saying its not exactly how he meant it.

    jim replied

    im okay with Jeff, i just dont care that much for talk shows and rarely watch them. thats why i wanted you to explain what Stamos meant. p.s. i would like to see Probts do a game show on the game show network. i feel he’d be better here than a talk show.

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  3. krktoday says:

    I wouldn’t. GH is overloaded with oldtimers now. How are they going to attract young new viewers with all these old people coming on board. I am 65 and I don’t want to watch a show that is so unbalanced. I am all for these people coming to the nurses ball but full time not so much and that includes Laura

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    jim replied

    Sabrina,Felix, Kristina, Molly, T.J, Rafe, Maxie, Brit, Ellie, Spinneli, Starr, Micheal, are in their teens to 30 years old. That seems plenty of young characters to me. A lot of the older vets are recurring or there for short story arcs. GH must be doing it right or the ratings wouldnt be up.

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    av replied

    I am almost 30 andIam so HAPPY that they are bringing back the “old timers” even if it is short lived, I would like to see Bobby (luke’s sister) and a few of the others.

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  4. Tali says:

    Let him be Sam Morgans new beau not John McBain!!

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    av replied

    thinking he is Sam’s dad- maybe

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  5. MK says:

    I think Blackie knows where Rick is hiding and Laura knows as well. Remember Rick was involved in shady business dealings with Med Tec at the know of his ‘Death’.

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    jim replied

    I always felt Rick was alive, and that the Cassidines tricked both Laura and Scotty into believing one of them did it. Helena is holding him still, and its Luke off to the rescue so Tony Geary can have his break again.

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  6. iPadPapa says:

    I can agree with Mr Stamos. He wants an actual storyline for the character he played once, and not simply playing the drums while someone else sings his song. :-)

    Good call John..!

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    Rusty replied

    Oh please. He’s just another typical arrogant musician. He didn’t want to play the drums because he would have been at the back of the stage. It had nothing to do with having a storyline. He should have taken the job; maybe he could have afforded to give up the cheesy yogurt commercials for a while…

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    iPadPapa replied

    LOL -yogurt commercials- :-)

    I read, from Ron Carlivati tweets, it was actually not this simple.
    Maybe there’s more to it than we all know.

    Do you think he will eventually agree to come on the show?

  7. Mo Walker says:

    Blacke should turn out to be Sam’s father.

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  8. louisa says:

    He’s adorable. Bring him back and make him the Quartermaine heir. He’d be great with Liz,or Maxie or Sam.

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  9. sean says:

    He came back as himself for GH’ s 7000 episode in July 1992. He could do it again.

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  10. Lin says:

    Surely GH can think of a storyline for Blackie. And it does not have to be while every person on the face of the earth is on. this is the 50th anniversary. He could be on a little after a lot of other people and have his own storyline. Blackie could have gotten out of prison long ago and have a back story. But GH negotiate and get him a storyline.He’s better looking than ever.

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    su0000 replied

    From what he said, they are already looking into bringing him on..
    FV would never give away a chance to bring John Stamos on GH…
    but- those things take time ..
    I think in the future we will be seeing Blackie in Port Charles..

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  11. aria says:

    why can’t he do both? get the storyline, and be part of the nurses ball and sing along with Rick and Jack, that would be a hoot. come on GH lets make this happen!

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  12. Tania says:

    Blackie isn’t old enough to be Sam’s father. Sam is pushing 40 and Blackie would be late 40s.

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    Chey replied

    John Stamos is the same age as Nancy Lee Grahn, Sam’s mother, Alexis, so he could be Sam’s father. Sam is the result of a teen pregnancy.

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  13. su0000 says:

    It would be a very good thing to add John Stamos to GH cast..
    He has much to offer with acting and know how..
    He is a veteran actor and if GH took him on and put him good stories, I feel it would be exciting..

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  14. ethel says:

    most of the vets that are here now will soon be gone because they only brought them back for the 50th anniversary show – john stamos should feel privileged just for being asked to be a part of that celebration – i think it’s very unprofessional for john to even discuss those details publicly…………………ijs

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  15. heidi says:

    I hope they can work something out! I understand not wanting to just be on to play drums for Rick… I want past characters on if there is some story for them… not just decoration.

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  16. Lia says:

    I’m appalled they would offer him such a cheesy return to the show. Blackie is the only soap character who’s spent a solid, real-life prison term for murder. For as much as I desperately want to see John back on GH, I am in full agreement with his decision not to do it under this writing team. I say wait for Guza to return or some other serious writer who’ll actually do Blackie justice, and then make the deal. This guy was a teen when he went in. Think about all of the possible stories there, and all RC can come up with is him playing drums at the Nurse’s Ball? *roll eyes*

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  17. CTwildheart says:

    I don’t blame him for wanting to do more than just play drums while Rick Springfield sings.

    I believe we just may see Blackie again…

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  18. Amber says:

    Bring him back!!!!

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  19. janet says:

    Maybe the great actor can do a spot for oikos . GMAB. They gave him his chance,and he should want to return for the fans who haven’t forgotten him.
    I am sorry if I sound sarcastic,but its a role on a fifty anniversaries show. . he is not a actor with a lot of options.

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  20. janet says:

    ok why couldn’t he just be out of jail and making a hit with his drumming he played for the beach Boys and this could be an answer to where Blackie has been since he got out of jail.

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  21. Christy says:

    have to agree with John (stamos) … would be really weird to just have him show up playing the drums if we haven’t seen or heard from Blackie all these years…. you know if you’re just going to have him in some cameo fashion, why not put him in scrubs and have him sitting in the hospital cafeteria eating…. yogurt, of course! :-D

    that would be funny. but of course if we could get some real acting that would be better… have it start off with Frisco literally bumping into him on the street.

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    iPadPapa replied

    Great idea, eating Greek Yogurt.

    LOL

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  22. JAISAM/MCBAMFANS says:

    I THINK HE’S SAM FATHER?

    HE IS 49 IN REAL LIFE

    I THINK HE LOOKS LIKE KELLY MONACO

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