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100 October 27th, 2015 Kimberly McCullough Returns To General Hospital! Unanswered Questions Concerning Robin To Be Addressed!

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The big news out of Port Charles today is a happy one for long time GH fans!  Kimberly McCullough has returned to General Hospital to reprise her iconic and enduring role of Robin Scorpio Drake!  Look for her to make her re-emergence onto the scene in November.

The annoucement first came from GH executive producer Frank Valentini who related at ABC.com, “Kimberly is part of our GH family and everyone is happy to welcome her home. There is some really cool stuff planned for Robin. It’s a race against time and a trio is formed in a desperate attempt to help save a life that hangs in the balance, but that’s all you’re going to get out of me.”

McCullough added on her return to the canvas, “I can’t wait to get out of my scrubs! Although I can’t promise anything. Either way, I’m back to kick some butt and tell some truths!”  And according to Soap Opera Digest, Kimberly has already shot one episode.  And in turn that prompted GH’s head scribes Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman to share what lies ahead for fans of Robin, and all of her unresolved plot points!

Jean shared:  “Robin’s fate is something that has been sort of hanging out there in the universe, waiting to be addressed, and (due to) circumstances beyond anyone’s control, really, we haven’t been able to do anything with it. But now we can.”  Shelly Altman chimed in with:  “There have been a lot of unanswered questions for a long time, that we’re really very excited to be able to answer.”

So, what do you think of the news of McCullough’s latest return to GH?  Will it help resolve the relationship between Patrick and Robin?  Will Robin’s return help faciliate the rumored exit of Jason Thompson (Patrick)?  Will Robin come back and help her mother Anna (Finola Hughes) through a difficult time?  Will Robin help figure out the mystery of “Jake” (Billy Miller)?  And will we learn that Helena (Constance Towers) had her whisked away?  So many questions left unanwered!  Comment below!

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  1. Beth says:

    I’m happy Kimberly is back and it should have happened a long time ago. If GH can undo some of the damage it did to Scrubs, I’ll be a very happy camper, even if it happens when Jason Thompson is leaving the show.

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    Iakovos replied

    Just write with some sense regarding these characters. Legacy characters are just that and need to remain present. The odd turns and comings-and-goings in recent years for Patrick and Robin and their families has been unsatisfying and honestly, did not have much impact as they were too over the top. Please fix it, Shelly and Jean! Let us forget the bizarre sci-fi and hazy international conspiratorial shenanigans and move forward with some reality.

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  2. Nancy says:

    I’m so happy she’s finally back. Hopefully she’ll get the happy ending that she deserves!

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    AJQ replied

    The writers may fix what was done to Robin the last couple of years, but bigger picture for GH, haven’t we seen this before?

    Tons of new characters eating up air time, winning and getting the better of vets (Julian right now), Vets discarded or used as one day pieces of bait (recently Kevin, Ned, Monica), ratings tank and they bring back Robin.

    So then what? GH has a few good weeks, ABC looks at the improvement, is satisfied for a while and Frank gets to go back to newbies, building the Jerome family, Julian strutting like a peacock, more Franco as the hero etc, Vets discarded or written OOC & destroyed and ratings tank again.

    Will be great to see Kimberly, but it’s just a ploy to boost ratings short term that will give Frank a longer leash to continue ruining the show.

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    Tristan replied

    AJQ, I am a bit more optimistic this time, particularly because of the new writers. I mean, the news about Genie and Finola made my day. And now, we get KMC and Tristan Rogers? I absolutely get where you are coming from, but this time I think the network has stepped in and put a stop to whatever soap orphans Frank may have had on his wish list. All these returns and contract signings suggest that someone at ABC wants GH to survive, and that ABC is dictating the terms of its survival. If I am wrong, I will stop watching permanently. But I am cautiously optimistic this time. Cautiously. There are even rumours floating that Easton and Buchanan may return. Clearly someone is listening to disaffected viewers and I am not totally cynical about these nods to us. They know what happened with the last set of baits and switches. I would assume they will avoid that at all costs this time.

    Carolina replied

    McCullough is broke and needs a quick paycheck. She doesn’t care about “answering any questions”

    CeeCee replied

    ….”seen this before?…”…..that’s what I said. But, I am assuming this will be a different kind of exit; if she is indeed coming to claim her estranged ex., Patrick.

  3. Rebecca Franklin says:

    Patrick and Robin (along with Emma) have given us many years of enjoyment on screen and laughs off the canvas. This supercouples chemistry is undeniably the best in daytime soaps. I am truly broken that Jason Thompson is leaving GH but am so excited to see how the writers fill in the blanks of this s/l. I will take 30 days and hopefully 60 days of this couple finding their way back to each other. There is no way you can replace these two actors with their history and unbreakable commitment and love for one another. I will follow these actors wherever they land. They just make my day. Love Scrubs and their beautiful daughter Emma.

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    Melissa replied

    Is that confirmed that Jason Thompson is leaving? I can’t blame him because they have given him nothing to work with. I like both the characters of of Jason and Sam but don’t think they have any real chemistry. It does feel like Robin is probably being brought back just as the big “Jake” reveal will happen and then Robin, Patrick and Emma will leave town together. That would be sad because I love the Anna and Emma scenes.

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  4. Vicki Black says:

    I hope the new writing team can keep her interested. Welcome back!

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    clh replied

    She won’t stay even if they did. She didn’t leave because of that, she left because she wanted to do other things and she’ll leave again. This is going to be another short return then she’ll leave again.

    I have quit being invested in this character because the actress makes it impossible to write any kind of lasting or meaningful story for the character. They should have recast years ago.

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    Torqumada replied

    Agree on the recast. KM is pursuing her interest behind the camera. I wish her the best.

    The character should be recast.

    Harry replied

    I adore Robin and I love Kimberly. I watched this darling little girl grow up into a self actualized, intelligent and beautiful young woman.
    But sadly, her constant exiting and returns have left me apathetic.
    I don’t dare get excited anymore about hearing of her return.

    Now Tristan Rogers? That’s another matter and I KNOW for a fact he would like to be on contract so if Frank and the ABC suits do not nab him that will be their fault.

    Conniefal replied

    I agree, the character is too important not to be recasted.. I really can’t see her leaving again.. She is probably the only one that can possibly redeem Nikolas.. If he even wants to be good again..

  5. Lucy D. says:

    I LOVE me some Robin Scorpio (and Kim) so I should be excited. But the network “unveiled” this as if it were going to shock us. EVERY GH fan knew this was about to happen.

    The question is who’s life hangs in the balance? It must be Robin’s, right? Or maybe she was pregnant and it’s her baby’s. The only other life we’d care about is Robert Scorpio’s. Or–there’s another Jason or Little Jake on Cassadine Island. (Or NIc’s a fake–wasn’t he one before–which would explain how he could suddenly shift his personality.)

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  6. Robyn says:

    I really am not a fan of the character. Robin was always too holier-than-thou for me. She deserted her child and family then returned to break up Patrick’s wedding and after drawing him back in she once again abandons Emma and hubby. Yet, the writers continue to set her up on a pedestal like she is a saint…..Ughh……and sorry but I hope she’s only back to usher Patrick out of PC and leaves shortly after she returns!!!

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    Lora replied

    She didn’t desert her family the first time. She was kidnapped and presumed dead.

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    Nat replied

    Uh, I’ll give you the second bit, that she left her family by choice (under duress but whatever) the second time but the first time she was gone she was presumed dead and being held captive by Faison and Jerry. That’s not exactly abandoning her family! And the last time she left she was being held captive by Helena. Again, not her choice.

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    SZima replied

    Thank you Robyn! There is at least one sensible, realistic person here!
    I have no time for the character of Robin for the same reasons as you.
    I see absolutely NO reason for her to come back.
    Thank goodness it will be a short return, and hopefully she’ll never need to come back again, with Patrick gone.

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    Timmm replied

    Robin is a legacy character. She has been on and off screen for 30 years! I respect her as an artist. She has plenty of reasons to return. She will wrap up her story with Helena, reveal Jason and reunite with Patrick and Emma and they will all leave for Paris.

    penny replied

    I totally agree.

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    Sbe flove replied

    Amen..Sister………….I only wish JT the best in his endeavours…if he is leaving.

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    Nancy replied

    She was kidnapped. She didn’t leave them by choice.

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    CeeCee replied

    I agree with you from here to forever, Robyn. A mother does not EVER abandon her child….no matter what. I could not bear being away from my kids. I’d worry day and night, without finding any peace of mind.
    And, I am very aware that I will receive a few kicks in the arse and a lot of backlash by the Robin fans….ahh, well; sobeit. Such an action can really harm a child emotionally and mentally. The ramifications are endless. It happens very often that a child in said situation will blame herself/ himself. So, the PTB should have thought this through before venturing writing such a storyline. It would have been more advantageous for a Robin to have stayed dead, albeit I understand ….Jason had to be re-introduced to the stage. I don’t think her comings and goings; her departure was handled in the best way. And, to make it worse, Robin comes back, like a whirlwind, and takes off again before either Patrick or Emma could take their next breath. So now, she’s doing it again? Poor Emma. I hope things will pan out differently, this time around.
    Out of text; what did Jake say to the girl(nurse) at the nurse’s station? He said, “Can I see my…” WHAT?? My What? I rewound about five times, I still did not understand. Oftentimes, I find that Billy Miller garbles/ mumbles his words. Then GH was interrupted . (NYC area). I have to wait until one in the morning to watch the rest……need to ‘adjust’ DVR.

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    Rose replied

    He asked to see his medical records.

    Timmm replied

    No kicks in the azz from me Cee Cee. You have brilliant views and I enjoy them even though I dont always agree! I like Kim and respect her as an artist. It was written that she abandoned her daughter. It was lame especially since Nick has Helena on ice on the island now. Robin should have returned home months ago to see her dear Emma! We know that the actor is busy directing so we dismiss her but yes she does look like a dead beat mom, for sure! As for Billy Miller, he mumbled on Y&R all the time! It was frustrating! Perhaps Eric Braeden taught him that! I think Jack even refers to Victor from time to time as “Mumbles!” Anyway, I didnt pick up what he said. I rewind and turn up the volume and I dont undersatnd. Aw, screw it! Right? See ya babe!

    CeeCee replied

    Finally, I understood what Jake said to the nurse.

    Fanny replied

    @CeeCee… Morning Sweets…
    You R so right about Billy he does mumble, I often find myself asking
    what did he just say… Not that Jake has anything interesting to say of
    late anyway but still. As far as Robin returning to the show I’m thrilled,
    of course she’ll only be on for a short stint….all burning questions can
    finally be answered. Marriage, motherhood, Helena, & Jake….. I know
    this Is going to be unthinkable and frankly unforgivable for some fans
    of the show…..We all know Robin & Patrick will probably reconcile and
    exit the show together leaving Emma behind with Anna… Just wanted
    to for worn you sweet Cee, that’s the direction TPTB R taking.

    CeeCee replied

    @Fanny.
    Thank you, ma belle amie. I am glad others have a hard time deciphering Billy’s speech…lol.
    And, it will be quite a relief if, indeed, Emma will remain on stage.

    CeeCee replied

    Thank you, Rose.

    Cathy replied

    Robin didn’t desert her family if you watched GH. She was kidnapped (and even now being kept from them to protect them)!and it was Robin’s family not the Dinsey Princess family. Carlos said to the Disney Princess that Patrick loves Robin and Robin will always come first. Patrick couldn’t even get the words “I do” out than Lucy even called him on it. FV works with many of his pets like ROH, MS, FH, BM and so on, so he can’t work with KMC a get vet who grew up on GH unlike his pets. Scrubs will always belong together. They are the love story not some force couples under RC who tried to ruin vets for his pets.

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    CeeCee replied

    Hi, Cathy.
    No, I’ve only been watching just over a year. I knew Robin was taken the first time, but I thought when she left this last time, she went by her own free will. Did I get it wrong? Isn’t that the reason Patrick divorced her? I suppose I was never invested in this storyline from the onset. I like Robin, actually more than I do Patrick. I do hope little Emma stays on….she’s a sweetie-pie.
    Also, I was referring to the PTB who come up with the storylines. It sends the wrong message. This yo-yo effect alienates a new viewer such as I. We new viewers are around and we count as much as the longtime-viewer.
    I really don’t see how bringing Sabrina into it to expound on Patrick’s true feelings…his never-dying love for Robin, has anything to do with the subject at hand. I was merely pointing out that, what I see more oft than not, are these willy-nilly storylines to accommodate the actor/actress. That’s the crux of the matter. The kidnapping and everything else after that were written around Kimberly’s schedule and whim. Sounds pretty capricious to me. I respect everyone’s loyalty for Robin, ’tis your right. I do not know this character and I form my judgment on what I see; ’tis my right….I hope you can reciprocate and respect that; with all due respect.

    Sbe flove replied

    Let Patrick be happy away from her please.

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  7. Taeylor says:

    First Genie is on contract an now this. I’m OVER THE MOON!! ♡

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    SZima replied

    No where does it say she’s staying or on contract. This is another short return to usher Patrick off, I’ sure.

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    Walter replied

    SZima, Taeylor knows she’s not on contract; “this” just meant “this”. (I sound like Bill Clinton, lol)

    nancy dillingham replied

    Me, too! But it is bittersweet if Robin is coming in only to facilitate Patrick’s exit.
    But, at least, the writers are attempting to give the viewers what they’ve asked for–unlike the dismantling and destroying of the Luke and Laura story. Sigh!

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    Rose replied

    And now they’ve announced Tristan is coming back. Hope for more than a visit.

    MBmomof3 replied

    Well said. I like Jason Thompson, but if he’s leaving the fans deserve a great HEA for the Drake family.

    Melissa replied

    But how can Patrick and Robin leave Emma behind? In what universe would that satisfy any of us fans? Are they going to ship Emma off periodically to say she is visiting her family in Paris? That’s stupid too.

  8. aria says:

    i sure hope all the question you posted above get answer, and if jason thompson is leaving i hope he(patrick is reunited with Robin. I hope the rumors of Jason Thompson going to another soap are not true, i would be as a fan really disappointed, and sorry Jason, if it is true, i’m not following you. On the other hand, if you show up on a primetime show or movie, i’ll be supportive. Finally hopefully there will be closure to this mess RC created.

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    Patrick replied

    in the latest SOD issue… theres a pic of him with caption, on the cover : ” is Jason Thompson leaving GH and going to Y&R”

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  9. su0000 says:

    SID supposedly has confirmed Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake) is leaving GH.
    true? dunno.
    As for Robin.. I haven’t really given her a thought like forever.
    The same ol’ will happen; She will stay for a month and leave and then her fans will whine and complaining that is leaving and that they should have made stay with GH and they’ll blame everyone they can think of for letting her go LOL ..
    Kim has a great career and will leave, no doubts.

    She will exit Patrick and Emma out, that’s nice.
    would be great if slapped Laura’s snoopy nose off!

    I noticed; J&S are focusing on women. Laura, Anna, Robin for starters.
    I wish they would bring in some men!
    Bring back;
    JeffreyVincentParise/Carlos,
    Michael Easton/Stephen
    Brandon Barash/Johnny Zacchara
    Sebastian Roché/Jerry Jacks,
    Ignacio Serricchio/Diego Alcazar
    Ted King/Luis Alcazar/Lorenzo Alcazar
    Then we will some great acting/excitement/adventure/drama! (much better than grandmas)

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    Rose replied

    Su…I sometimes wonder if there is a shortage of “real” men who want to move to Port Charles. And I don’t mean the criminal types you like best (as much as I liked Vincent heis Carlos character was a slimeball), or what they haved turned Paul Hornsby into. Jax was the last, best one, and that was a while ago. It seems the only things they can be are crooks, PCPD, doctors, terrorists or corporate raiders.

    As for Anna and Laura, glad to see they are still around but in the case of Laura in particular, would like to see she’s more than just a grandma. She had quite a resume’ before they wrote her off with mental issues.

    And if they are going to keep bringing in new, younger actors, no problem…GH needs the new blood. Some of them actually turn into keepers. Just give them great storylines like they did for Frisco and Felicia when they came on…fun, adventure and intrigue instead of mostly doing nothing, whining, and hanging out at Kelly’s or the Floating Rib (?). Lucy used to be a conniving hoot. Maybe these examples are part of the reason some of us longer term viewers keep wanting characters from the past to still be part of GH. Plus, on the more recent stage wish they hadn’t killed Connie…I liked the Crimson, glamour aspect. PC can be a little too dull.

    And as for Robin dropping in again, this is where I snooze.

    It’s 3am, now time for me to snooze or I’ll just keep rambling.

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    Anne replied

    Love Laura and Anna, but you are so right about the lack of interesting men. My vote is for Brandon Barash

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    Justin replied

    oh ok, Su0000, you’re ageist and sexist.

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    Fanny replied

    @Su0000
    I know I’m going to get flack for saying this… However I MISS RON C.
    TPTB should have paired the snooze queens w/ Ron so we would
    have the perfect writing team… Balancing the scales is what’s needed
    here… Su0000 you were riiiiiiiiiiggggggghhhhhttttttttt.

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    Cathy replied

    Su0000, You only seem to have a problem with Robin returning but not others dropping in. Well many love Robin and are thrilled she returns when FV decides she return. So blame FV who works with other but refuses to work with Kimberly to do both GH and direct. Yet FV lets a Days of our lives actress direct GH but not KMC. I blame FV NOT KMC. And for the record KMC fans matter. Just like you have your favorites and want to matter. As for the men you mentioned none of them are interesting to me and others.

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  10. brian says:

    I loved Ron C. His story’s have entertained. That said I am looking forward now to everything that awaits us now.

    I am very pleased with GH !

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  11. Lex says:

    So happy!!!!! I’m sure she’s ushering JT out, but I’m still glad.

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  12. Beach Dreamer says:

    Can she start by kicking Patrick’s ass?

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    SZima replied

    And why would she “kick Patrick’s ass” exactly?
    SHE is the one who left her husband
    SHE is the one who left her daughter
    SHE is the one…and only…who is at fault for not sticking around when she came back from the dead.

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    Beach Dreamer replied

    Because SHE is the one being held hostage while HE is acting like an idiot. He never really loved her if he can’t see that she’s in trouble. You act like she left willingly. Do you even watch GH? Robin was kidnapped by Helena and forced to tell her family she was leaving. The fact that NOBODY found this extremely strange is on the writers. The viewers like you who actually blame her are just trolls looking to grind an ax & get their digs in.

    Babs replied

    Um, maybe because her husband should have removed his head from Sams butt and realized it was against her will. GMAFB

    Cathy replied

    SZima, ROBIN DIDNT LEAVE PATRICK OR EMMA of her free will. She was kidnapped and the second time she was grabbed by Victors thugs in her home where if she didn’t do what they wanted they were going to kill her uncle Mac. do you really think that was giving her a choice. If she had a choice Victor would have asked her not had his thugs grab her. Victor went after Patrick and Emma with the car crash to keep Robin from leaving. she had no choice since Victors thugs grabbed her and threatened uncle Mac before Patrick even got home. Patrick is the fool for not going after her. He knows Robin. And then a hypocrite Patrick who hated the mob when Robin was going to save Jason said he didn’t care about Sam or Danny now he is sleeping witch the mob wife and playing family with her and her son. Patrick is at fault for not using his brain knowing Robin would never leave Emma since Ribin always wanted Emma even when he didn’t want a baby at the beginning,

  13. GH Longtime Fan says:

    I hope she comes home and breaks up Sam and Patrick and helps to solve the Jake storyline. She hasn’t seen his new face but she can at least let everyone know that he made it out of the place Helena had them. If Patrick is leaving she would be around for Emma, unless they sent her away as well.

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  14. Cathy says:

    LOVE KMc!!!!!!
    Normally I would be thrilled for Robin/KMc return but what the writers purposely did to Robin and Scrubs have me hesitant. FV can work with KMc so Scrubs can be a couple again. FV works with other actresses/ actors and yet he won’t work with KMc. Some fell for it but I know Robin would never leave her child ever. Patrick and Ann giving up on Robin is ridiculous. I lost faith in FV and his regime. If I am to believe in these new writers I want Robin fixed and Patrick begging for her forgiveness and Scrubs reunited, otherwise I’m done with GH. tired of hearing people say that Robin left her child. They don’t know Robin because if they did they would know she would never do that. She hated Anna leaving her and always said she would not do that to Emma. She would never do that. GH doesn’t know or care how many left GH for what they did to Robin and Scrubs. I should say GH doesn’t care, Stop using fans for ratings and then ignoring Robin and Scrub fans. I prefer Scrub leave together with Emma as I have no faith in GH anymore.

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    That most likely will happen if JT is leaving the show…he, Robin and Emma take off together and go into hiding away from Helene Cassidine…Robin most likely returns first to save Jake/Jason from Helenes evil clutches…she drugs him just as he remembers he is Jason and has amnesia again..but Wonder Woman Robin rescues Jake/Jason, restores his memory with a miracle cure, reunites him with his family, then she, Patrick and Emma go on the run after Helene threatens to kill them all…i made this up but it sounds good enough to give you and other fans a scrubs happy ending…lol

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  15. Ashley C says:

    I’m anxious to have the new writers explain and fix Robin’s previous exit which was poorly written and executed by the previous writers.

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    clh replied

    How many ways can you satisfactorily write someone out that doesn’t want to stay?

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    Cathy replied

    As many times as it takes since they accommodate many others who come and go. Also, KMC has stated she would do both. FV should have let her direct GH instead of a Days of our lives actress and would have worked out a deal for her to direct and do GH.

    Melissa replied

    Too true. Love KMC but it’s time to cut the cord. Recast or just give the character a valid reason (one that doesn’t go against character) for staying away from PC permanently.

  16. Mika says:

    So excited! I love Robin. Now with Robin, Laura, and Anna all part of the GH canvas, it is must see TV again.

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  17. sbouchelle says:

    I am SOOOOO happy Robin =coming home…now the truths will b out….LOVE YOU KM….WELCOME HOME~

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  18. Lou Piikes says:

    Yes !!!! Robin is back to retrieve boring Patrick. This is the end of snorefest Samtrick.

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  19. Torqumada says:

    If Jake/ Jason ends up with another brain injury, will he qualify for a free rotation of his tires?

    Great to have Robin back. My guess is its a short term stint.

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  20. Rae Taylor says:

    So glad Kimberly is returning to GH! I hope she and Patrick will get back together and be happily married – SCRUBS belong together! They are the perfect family along with sweet Emma!

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  21. Tristan says:

    Yeah!!!!!

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  22. Caffey says:

    Robin can stay gone as far as I am concerned. Patrick and Emma should go on with their lives. What? The actress cannot make it directing..she needs money? Well no one needs her!

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    Michelle replied

    I’m so glad I’m not the only one who feels this way. I’m completely disgusted about this. All the hype a few months back about her leaving for good; I was ecstatic. I’m tired of her coming back and ruining story lines.

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    Babs replied

    I wouldn’t call directing grays anatomy and pretty little liars not making it. But rock on with your hate.

    Cathy replied

    She hasn’t ruined stories the writers did and FV. In fact her returns brought ratings.

  23. Reen says:

    Yay! Robin returning will have me tuning in again.

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  24. Alan says:

    I’m guessing she will be back to help reveal Jake is Jason because why would the show address her relationship with Patrick when Sonny is in need of his lil buddy Jason to help him through his bout of paralysis?

    Oh yeah, and then if there’s any time left after helping Sonny get his bestie back she’ll leave town with Patrick who’ll be heartbroken when Sam dumps him for the super dreamiest amnesiac enforcer in Port Charles.

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    clh replied

    Amen, same old same old. If you don’t want to return for good, let them recast and move on.

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    Reen replied

    Spinelli is back for his third visit, he doesn’t want a contract and yet no one says they’re tired of him or complains about his return or says recast him if he won’t sign a contract. Its almost as if the Hollywood anti female mentality bias exists beyond hollywood.

    Cathy replied

    You cannot replace Robin. Kimberly will always be Robin. Same old same old is the forced pairings and dumb stories, FYI, Kimberly was to be back sooner and was ready but FV wasn’t. So place the blame on him. Tell others who do other things and yet GH accommodates them . If FV does it for others he can do it for KMC a legacy,

    Melissa replied

    Reen, Robin is legacy character we’ve seen grow up. Love Spinelli but there is not the same attachment. They bring Spinelli on in ways that make sense — to bring his daughter to see Maxie or to help out friends using his cyberskills. Robin’s returns are always fraught and unsatisfying. If JT is leaving show, wish they would find a way for Patrick and Emma to leave that does not involve Robin.

  25. Lellingw says:

    Just make it original and lots of fun. People have fun at weddings.

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    Pandora mackay replied

    First of all did she sign a contract or is this another short visit because I’m over it .

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  26. clh says:

    I have no interest in this return, yet again, as we all know she will be leaving fairly quickly. She has no interest in a long term contract and makes it impossible for any writing team to come up with a good story-line for Robin.

    There’s only so many ways you can write a character out due to the actor/actress wishes and maintain the characters integrity. Constantly leaving has destroyed this character, not any writing team.

    I suspect the only reason for the return is to escort Patrick out. Robin should have been recast a long time ago in order to not destroy the character. While I appreciate Kimberly wanting to pursue other career options, and wish her well, this constant coming and going has mad Robin a joke.

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    Cathy replied

    Only so many times you can write a character out yet FV accommodates his pets like BM, MS, MB, FH and writes them out for other projects they have, so he can accommodate KMC. TR is returning and probably TG at some point so why not KMC. Writers screw up stories not actors. She has been available to GH every time they asked her and even left a directing job early to accommodate FV and GH.

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  27. Timmm says:

    I knew it! She is coming back to Patrick after Sam hooks up with Jake and Robin will no longer be a dead beat mom! The three of them will move off screen to Paris! I’m glad! I like all three of them but you can only do so much with Emma, Patrick hasnt had a good story and Jason Thompson is leaving and Kim wants to direct so she is unavailable most times so it makes sense to excuse the three of them and maybe they come back down the road? GREAT NEWS!

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    Harry replied

    I think Robin is coming back to escort Patrick off into the sunset of Doctors without Borders
    Most likely Anna will raise little Emma.

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    Timmm replied

    Take the kid to! Bring them back as a family only!

  28. Mary SF says:

    Well it is a shame it took so long to get back to this gaping plot point left hanging out there, but it is great they were finally able to arrange all the business details behind the scenes to get her back to finish this story properly. And the only proper ending is Robin, Patrick and little Emma riding off into the sunset TOGETHER this time. If JT is leaving this only makes sense in terms of history and to give this couple’s fan base the happy ending all tormented soap couples are due when they out lived their purpose.

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  29. Stacey Coutts says:

    I’m so happy! that Robin is returning to GH. Now Patrick , Emily, and Robin can all settle down, and be one happy family again.

    May it will also bring back Robert too.

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  30. Anne says:

    You know, it’s hard to remember why Robin left this last time? Wasn’t she forced to leave by Victor Cassidine who threatened Patrick and Emma if she didn’t come work in that sinister Cassidine lab? Isn’t Victor dead?

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  31. Sbe flove says:

    Not really…………..Patrick’s character deserves True Happinness and not an Undecided Wife.

    If JT is leaving…….all the best to him in his endeavours…

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    Cathy replied

    True happiness is with Robin and she deserves true happiness not being held against her will. In fact, Patrick looks like a fool again since he knows Robin wasn’t herself and would never leave Emma. Guess you’re ok with Patrick being a hypocrite hating Robins friendship with Jason and Sonny, the mob, until it came to Patrick getting serviced by the mob wife.

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  32. Elite Advisors says:

    Well truth be told, we all KNOW this is not a long term contract…. as always, she is floating and and floating out. No reason to get excited, except for the fact that she will no doubt usher out Patrick and Emma, whom I will miss.

    Patrick and Sam are just DULL….Sam is dull… they have not given Patrick a story line for a very long time… why put his acting skills on the back burner? Makes no sense to me….Wishing they would bring back more of the General HOSPITAL….

    On another note, although this may not be a popular statement, I HOPE Elizabeth is finally out….. I cant even watch her anymore, I fast forward through every last line she has. Torture.

    Back to Patrick, I hope they do not recast and do another “Jason”…. these story lines are just way way too long!

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  33. Kathie Josephs says:

    I’ve been watching General Hospital since it first aired. I really love all the actors, but I don’t like the way Elizabeth is acting. The story line seems to have her as a horrible person, knowing that Jake is Jason. and keeping him from his family. That’s not the Elizabeth from the start. I hope you can somehow redeem her. I’m glad that Robin is back. Maybe she can clear a few things up. (re: little Jake and what happened to him when he was with Helena. Love the show, never miss it.

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  34. Jeannie case says:

    I’m so excited I can’t stand it!!! so looking forward to a SCRUBS REUNION!!! They’re my favorite couple of all time!!! Bring on the excitement

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  35. WQ says:

    I don’t love hearing this. I’m probably the only person on the planet who is not a Robin/Kimberly McCullough fan, but I’m hoping it’s a short return and that if Jason Thompson is leaving, she’s just here to take him off with her. Personally, I hope he is staying and still her return is a short one. I suspect she will be the one to reveal that Jake is Jason and that does seem fitting.

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  36. Lisa says:

    I have no interest in the character and haven’t for a looong time now. Kimberly McCullough’s comings and goings have made it impossible to remain interested or invested in Robin. Hopefully there will be enough time in this latest visit for them to wrap everything up regarding Robin and restore the damage that’s been done to her character. Now, if she were coming back to reveal that Duke may still be alive…THAT would have me excited!

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  37. Annie says:

    I think it’s great she is coming back but i think you should have a rescue to show she was a hostage and have Patrick help. I think it’s about time all the truth come out but make it explosive since everone waited so long.

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  38. Shari says:

    I’m with Carolina–KM uses this show and they let her do it. Let’s get rid of the character once and for all.

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  39. Darnell says:

    The one and only Robin. Too bad this is only to wrap up the Jason reveal and to help Patrick leave town. Superb actress in her own right. She commands you to watch.

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  40. Ashley says:

    I’ve been watching GH for 38 years now but have been very unsatisfied with the storylines for the last couple of years. We’ve done the split personality thang to death, first with Connie and then with Luke. Now we’re doing the whole amnesia thing again and for waaaaay too long.

    While I was excited to see Jason come back, even as a new actor, I’ve not been happy with how he was introduced and the whole amnesia thing. After being kidnapped and returning in time to mess up Patrick’s wedding to Sabrina, she was then whisked away to “revive Jason” Then she brought him back and they got in an accident. Next Helena whisked her away AGAIN and made her stay away lest the Helena kill a member of her family. While Helena didn’t say that, it was certainly implied.

    That GH has been dragging this amnesia storyline out way beyond it’s time is one thing, but to write those around him, like Carly and especially Sam, to be so clueless as to his identity is unforgiveable. Sam’s a PI, for crying out loud, and she’s been missing blaring clues the whole time.

    It’s as if the writers have no regard for the histories and personalities of the characters for whom they are writing because they are doing and saying things the’d never do.

    As for Robin’s return, I truly hope they don’t have her crash yet another of Patrick’s weddings. That would just be too much. It would be unrealistic to reunite Robin with Patrick, especially at first. Just as we are jaded with Robin’s returns and exits, so is Patrick. I don’t think he would trust putting his heart on the line with her only to have it broken again. After she wouldn’t come back when his baby died, he built a shield around his heart that won’t (or shouldn’t) come easily undone.

    As for the actress, Kimberly, I would really love to see her direct and/or write for GH. After all, who knows the characters better than someone who’d grown up with them? That way, she could add to the storylines and be a part of them when she’s able.

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  41. Patrick says:

    I love this couple

    the lives GH created is just tantamount to heart tugging tear at the heart fullilled life

    from start to finish… and yes I say this.. heartily … how GH featured the Drake family

    it has alot to do with Robin being hiv positive… it has alot to do with how care was put in to featuring… ” the Drake family”

    is this not GH last couple to reach the heights of days of ole… ie: supercouple and reign supreme

    absolutely!

    when something takes… after take… ie: reel…

    reals with the audience

    I cried tears of joy
    I cried tears of “they did it”
    I cried buckets when Emma was born

    the history of each of these characters ; Patrick, Robin, and Emma

    woah… how do you characterize each of these persons… individually… how well they melded with…how naturally they completed; the Drake’s

    you think of days of ole… and how serials are defined

    you think of all the past couples… past families… and the Drakes are right up their in heirarchy and GH history…

    knowing she is more than likely brought on to carry the exit of Jason Thompson
    and more than likely… Emma

    tears

    a moment of sublime
    a moment of time spent
    a moment

    lovely.. trio

    disgruntle: for all those naysayers about Robin character being too ??? forthright? she is hiv positive ? how do you put a spin on that? in her time… there is no cure… she had already lost … at best… one of the loves of her life… “Stone”

    oh geez! I had to google … who her first love was…

    ie: one of the things that came up… : 1995 : Alan tells Robin she is hiv positive

    historical ramifications… alone… and with aplomb this featured

    throw in for measure : Anna and Robert daughter

    any one’ child or person

    in this day and age of serial… I salute this couple… w/child…
    I salute the storytelling of GH
    I salute that the audience stronghold of this family… kept

    persevere?

    how these two mined and tapped in to a story … that’s real and close to home

    a story that was told with all the emotion tapped fully loaded with drive and character evolve

    that released unto the audience a momentarily sudden reality

    yeah: go with me… but they grasped and held on to what each owned and enveloped heart mind and release of soul

    @Cathy… “I love reading your post about this couple”

    to the Drake family… fly

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