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62 October 9th, 2016 Scarlett Fernandez To Make Her GH Debut As Claudette’s Daughter, Charlotte!

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The little girl that all of a sudden General Hospital’s conniving Claudette (Bree Williamson) revealed she had to her former lovers, Nathan (Ryan Paevey) and Griffin (Matt Cohen), is about to debut on-screen this coming Thursday October 13th on the ABC soap opera.  That’s when Scarlett Fernandez begins her run as Charlotte!

Although this is the 7-year-old’a first daytime role, she isn’t a show biz newbie!  Fernandez recently shot a role in the ABC pilot Broken from executive producer and Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon.   In addition, Fernandez can also currently be seen in national commercial spots for Ross Stores.

With Nathan looking forward to meeting his “daughter” and Griffin not sure about Claudette’s story, and Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart) supposedly jailed in Greece, and the man that Claudette is running from, just how will Charlotte’s arrival play into the entire story?

So, which man do you think will ultimately be the bady daddy to Charlotte? 

Is it Nathan as the DNA test proves?  Could Charlotte actually turn out to be Griffin’s or Valentin’s biological daughter?  Share your theories in the comment section below!

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  1. Patrick says:

    heartbeat…. she needs to be Griffin’s

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    Celia replied

    My dear, dear, Patrick,
    You have a good heart, my friend. But, what is actually ailing Griffin!?!? He is torment by those proverbial demons, eating at his insides. It is angels whom should be chasing him, not demons. He is sooo celestial looking, afterall. LOL.
    but, we see his turmoil–battling a war within himself. The Is he still in love with Claudette? Is she his demon or his angel who could abate those greedy demons, hungry for Griffin’s soul? Claudette is diluvial, in my opinion. In contrast, Griffin is the typical tortured, cliched hero looking for that mystical, non-existent, unattainable ‘thing’ we all want: PEACE.
    Is she the demon?….as fickle as a warm day in winter, and as destructive as a typhoon?

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  2. su0000 says:

    I gotta say this;
    I am sick and tired of the overuse of ”who is the daddy” stories..
    enough is too much of who’s your daddy, sigh ..

    writers– use what little imagination you possess and come up with something new.

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    Iakovos replied

    I agree. And once we have the children on the canvass, soaps often do not know what to do with them! GH has overused the “who’s your daddy?” and baby-switching tropes. I would love something new (and I do not mean more characters that have little relevance).

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    Celia replied

    Oh, I sooo agree with you, SuzieQ.
    But, look at that little face?!?! She’s too beautifully sweet!! And, Scarlett/Charlotte has an uncanny resemblance to Bree.
    Yes, baby-daddy ‘mystery’ is sooo old, used and abused that we sort of flick it off, and move on.
    As jaybird loves to say, on these boards, “NEXT”. LOL.

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    Patrick replied

    would this ease Griffin transition’ing in Port Charles … ?

    so he’s not … so conflicted… as a Priest / Dr. … ? that this will “help” him process “all the hurt” in his life … a beautiful daughter to move forward?

    because YES… he’s sex’ual

    time, right ?

    I like the energy that Claudette and Griffin w/child could REEL

    Patrick replied

    which… always has me… wondering… @GH production

    why some couples can generate story

    for me… I’ve said this before… I like knowing that some couples are happy ever after…

    like.. Maxie / Nathan
    like ..Lulu / Dante
    NOT like… Felicia / Mac…. oy to the soap god ( s ) PLEASE… they’re the best thing about romance… on this show..

    the upstanding guy…. bar owner / sometime police man… sexy
    the magnificent delight when Felicia shows up onscreen… there’s a glow about this WOMAN

    when they hug and kiss it out…

    OK GH!

    Mac and Felicia
    Kevin and Laura

    Tracy and ???? Finn ?

    please beyond please… tell me that Dr. Joe… is still with

    Lucas and Brad are where ?

    standing ovation if we ever see Kristina and Parker

    Aaron should mix and mingle with Lucas and Brad

    I’m hope beyond hope that Maura West character Ava rises from and leads

    jaybird369 replied

    Celia…thanks for the shout out (or whatever)…LOL!!!!! Much, much appreciated.

    Have a good night, my friend.

  3. Charday says:

    I do like Griffin (so cute) and Claudette’s shenanigans.

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    Celia replied

    Cute, Charday? Ahhh, my friend….he is BEAUTIFUL !!!!! LOL.
    Yes, I agree, Bree plays the perfect ‘bad-girl’. We ‘gotta’ be amused by her transparent machinations, if nothing else. Love your comment.

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  4. Steph says:

    She is adorable. Great casting!

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  5. Barb Harnedy says:

    Is there any point to trying to figure this out? After the writers admitted they didnt know who the GH hospital killer was going to be when the story began, there is no reason to bekieve her parents couldnt be absolutely anyone! She could be Lulu & Stavros daughhter, even though that makes no sense given her age! Who knows or cares…shes a plot point :-(

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    Grant Putnam replied

    Would be karma for Maxie, losing Charlotte to Lulu like the Connie/Georgie storyline lol

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  6. Jimh(leave it to beaver) says:

    Charlotte is Valentin’s but Claudette convinces Nathan he is the poppa…only Maxi is suspicious of Charlotte who acts like a mini Helene Cassidine and performs strange experiments on her Barbies and Beanie Babies…Princess Diana beanie now has Ken’s torso and Sunshine Barbie’s tan..Nathan is too dumb to believe Maxis warnings about strange little Charlotte-lol….seriously, Valetin escapes prison…Claudette flees to Canada with Charlotte but their plane crashes in a river…Claudette is missing and presumed drowned but Charlotte survives and is returned to Nathan to raise…alone together, little Charlotte terrorizes Maxi who miscarries hers and Nathan’s child…arriving home, Nathan discovers a note that Maxi has run away but Claudette is there alive and in his bed…Nathan is unaware little Charlotte(who is really Helene reborn) performed cosmetic surgery on Maxi to look like Claudette and brain surgery to make her act and think like Claudette…feeling abandon by Maxi, Nathan decides to give Claudette a chance unware she is really Maxi…then one day the real Claudette shows up at his door…confused?…will Nathan realize something isnt right? Stay tuned because i have to write this as we go along…i havent figured out the ending in advanced because this wasnt a well thought out plotline…OMG!…im just like a GH writer!!!…lmao!!!

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    Celia replied

    Oh, my gosh!!!! Oh, Jimmy. I can’t take it. I am having, real, honest-to-goodness belly laughs here. HaHaHaHaHa!!!!
    I would like to be a fly living in your brain.
    One thing, as I have already said when Claudette introduced Valentin’s name, Charlotte is his—-glad you agree. But, there’s always the chance we are wrong. ….never know which direction stories go. These writers never follow the standard. Themes are changed at the eleventh hour, where stories make no sense.
    Example? Paul, as the hospital killer. That was a grasping-at-straws story, as I’ve ever seen.

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    A fly living in my brain…well, good luck finding it-lol…later!!!

    Shay replied

    @CeeCee….I’m still truly miffed that the sterling Richard Burgi was sacrificed upon the altar of GH’s ridiculous hospital killer storyline. It was a mess from start to finish….’twould have been far better to have had a loopy, med-induced Morgan go on a murder spree to get rid of all the annoying women in Port Charles…..Sabs, Nina, Alexis, Jordan, Val, Hayden, and yes, Claudette! Maybe even the evil Ava as his piece de resistance before offing himself!

    LL2 replied

    Funny and sad but true.

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    Tomas Torquemada replied

    Bravo, sir, bravo

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    Rose replied

    Jimh…You have quite an imagination. But I really wouldn’t want to see another “bad seed” kinda child like Stitch’s boy on Y&R and the original actor who played Liz and Jake/Jason’s boy. On the other hand, never and not into Claudette storyline at all. And to think Burgi who could have been a GH flawed, leading man instead of a serial killer at the last minute, is gone to make room for newer cast like Claudette and Charlotte.

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    Celia replied

    Hey, Jimmy,
    Do you think there’s a possibility for an Anirbas showing up? I hope not……up to the rafters with twins—good twin, evil twin, dead twin etc.
    Ironically enough, my own twin and I ( while in boarding school) would use pig-latin to communicate. We had our own little language going which only we two understood. Sometimes we still do it just to drive everyone in the family crazy. LOL.

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    Shay replied

    Fabulous concepts there, jimh….but please NO Anirbas!!!!! I mean PLEEZE…it took four long, grueling years to get to the point of Sabs departure…can we just not enjoy it???? As for Charlotte, would she also not make a perfect “Lante” offspring ala that pesky travelling embryo???? I know her age is not exactly quite right to be so, but…hey, it wouldn’t be the first time GH has fudged a baby’s chronology for the purpose of a storyline.

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    Did you know there was a petition to bring back Sabs(NO WAY, would i sign)…well, it is Halloween so we are all entitled to a good scare..

    Shay replied

    Oh, no, jimh!!!! That is so NOT what GH needs! I’ve never been one for petition-backed campaigns….I’ve only ever “signed” one online, and that was for the return of Michael Easton to GH because I felt he was dealt with quite unfairly, and since I had been very vocal here about that, I felt it was only right to support him in that effort. However, I was quickly punished for my good deed….my inbox rapidly became laden with further “requests” from the crazy cat fan contingent imploring me to “save” their pet of choice. Despite directing their emails to my spam file, it took quite awhile to stop their messages reproducing like, well, stray cats!!!!!

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  7. SZima says:

    Why have they cast a 7-year old to play ‘Charlotte?’ I thought the child was almost 10.
    This girl is adorable, but certainly doesn’t look 9-10 years old.

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    Celia replied

    Ten? Wow! I didn’t realize Charlotte was supposed to have been 10, SZima. You are so right!! At this age, children need to be exactly the age they represent. The idea does not present a problem when talking about teens 14 to 18 ( and, that’s even a stretch)—-or 20 to 30, due to make-up, per se.
    But, Scarlett looks her age: 7.

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    i wonder when Anirbas(Sabrina backwards) and her flukealike) shows up!!!-lol

    Timmm replied

    She will be 23 next year and dating Michael!

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    but Sabrina’s identical flukealike Anirbas(thats Sabrina backwards) arrives in town-lol

  8. aria says:

    i don’t think its any coincidence that valentine is involve therefore theres more to this story then meets the eye, so if she’s got “nathan” dna and everyone still thinks he’s a cassadine, and valentine is involve, then she could be lulus and starvos embryo and charlotte was the sorrogate.

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  9. James R. Poissant says:

    Who cares as long as it brings Valentin back. He was such a bastard the first time around that I can’t wait for more of his sinister doings. Loved the character the moment he was on screen.

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    Rebecca1 replied

    Interesting enough I saw the actor in a light romantic TV movie…so funny to see him play a good guy, daddy, widowed fireman/restaurant owner/romantic interest. At first I couldn’t get past Valentin…and then…I saw all of the above. Acting…gotta love it. :)

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    Timmm replied

    Yeah James, Helena said he was the worst of the bunch BUT Sonny handled him like a sack of coffee! No problem.

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  10. Soaphound says:

    Don’t care who she is, don’t care about this character or this story. Can’t tolerate Claudette and she can have Nathan as far as I’m concerned. He still looks at Spinelli like he wants to punch him again, same as he does with Griffin. Maxie should cut her losses and move on.

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    jaybird369 replied

    Soaphound…EXACTLY!!!!! I don’t see (or care about) the point where Claudette’s so-called daughter is concerned. And, besides, Claudette is ANNOYING ENOUGH ALREADY!!!!! As far as I’m concerned, bringing Claudette’s ‘daughter’ on to the show serves NO PURPOSE!!!!! AT ALL!!!!!

    Have a good one, Soaphound.

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    Harry replied

    Sing it, Soaphound.
    The little girl is darling, however, I have no interest in Claudette, the paternity story line and another attempt at making a square peg character fit into the holes.

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    Celia replied

    What if the hole is square, Harry? What then?

    Celia replied

    Too funny, Soaphound.

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    LL2 replied

    Thank you. Like they say “speak the truth and shame the devil”. Claudette is irrelevant to the GH storytelling canvas. They could get rid of her character tomorrow and no one would miss her so why do they think we care about her child? This is the kind of nonsense that is destroying the soap industry, focusing on characters that no one cares about. I applaud CBS for listening to their viewers and getting rid of characters that viewers don’t like ( Sage, Dylan, etc). No wonder CBS daytime is number one. GH will never be number if they continue this foolishness.

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    Celia replied

    I agree with you LL2. But, some fans feel that Burton is leaving because Phelps left? I don’t know how much credence can be given to that, albeit I loved Sage.
    I think that she and Nick could have become super couple. But, in my heart of hearts, I always hoped, believe even, that Nick and Sharon always end up together. Much like Victor and Nikki.
    You are right, though……GH needs to start steering away from too many storylines and this influx of new characters.
    If said characters lasted, I would have a different point of view….but, this revolving door business is as disturbing as open borders.

    Timmm replied

    I guess even on a soap, the guys is too hot to leave so you deal with the bullshit! Sad.

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  11. Mary SF says:

    Okay isn’t Nathan supposed to be Valentin’s son with Dr. O? I know the father was supposed to be someone worse than who he thinks is his father. If that is true then the DNA test saying the little girl is Nathan’s could still be wrong since Nathan would have his father’s DNA– this little girl could still be his sister.

    If Ron C was writing this I would say the little girl was Lulu’s and they gave her some weird growth drug and that “little” Jake was somehow related to this little girl too- through some genetic tampering–but atlas no more off the wall stories like that– can’t actually believe I am missing the vampires and mad scientists — I like character based stories, but Jelly are not doing those kind of stories, so if I had choose between badly written plot driven stories and clever way out there stories– then I rather have Ron back– did hell just freeze over because I think I am agreeing with SUOOO? LOL

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Canadians reading this Oct 10th—

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    Celia replied

    We do not know if Nathan is Valentin’s son, Mary. This idea was thrown in there by Shay and me when Dr. O expressed the fact that Nathan was her son and not MadMaddie’s. I did not know the history, so I wondered who fould posdibly be more evil than Victor?
    Everyone was under the impression that Victor was the father…..
    But, Dr. O said that Nathan’s father was worse than all Cassadines combined ( I am paraphrasing) and had , thus, ‘given’ James (Nathan) to her sister to rear for his protection.
    I remember Shay having said that it could not be Mikkos?, so the only one she could think of was Valentin. Ergo, the concept was born.
    It is all speculation.

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    Shay replied

    I remember that, CeeCee, and I’m still sticking by that assertion. However, given GH’s propensity for producing storylines that come out of nowhere and often have no sense of historical proportion, another explanation as to Nathan’s paternity could be forthcoming…I must say that the actual character of Valentin has been a huge letdown for me…I truly expected an epic European supercriminal in the mold of a Bond-esque villain with a suave and charming exterior, yet an evil incarnate soul lurking beneath the polished facade. The fact that the Valentin we have thus far gotten “in the flesh” is such an ordinary, garden-variety baddie has been most disappointing, to say the least!

    Celia replied

    @Shay.
    I know, right, Shay?
    James Stuart is so good-looking, but, not with a menacing face. He looks angelic to me. LOL.
    as yourself, I was expecting to see a Christopher Lee type. A’ la Dracula.
    But, on the other hand, perhaps Stuart’s ‘soft’ looks is what TPTB wanted ……”catch more flies with honey’? LOL.

    Celia replied

    PS.
    I love the mad scientists myself, Mary. I would gladly trade Faison’s bantering with Liesl, any day.
    And, yes, Aria’s idea that Claudette was the surrogate is brilliant, in my opinion. So, it would not be so far-fetched for Jakey to be enmeshed in this entire travesty. Great post, Mary.

    As I said on the Y&R site ( Steve Burton), there will be another Morgan emerging from the car explosion, after spending months in hospital. This new Morgan will miraculously be free of his bipolar disorder …….another distorted storyline on the horizon, where a Cassadine has a ‘hand’ stuck in the plot.

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  12. jaybird369 says:

    Paging Maury Povich…LOL!!!!!

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    Rebecca1 replied

    Lol!

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    Celia replied

    LOL, Jay.

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  13. Timmm says:

    She is a little button! I hope she can act. She really looks like she could be Michelle Stafford’s mini double!

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  14. Rebecca1 says:

    She’s adorable. Hope it’s a worthwhile story.

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  15. jeanine girard says:

    Wow! Whether it’s 7 or 10 years since this little girl was born, that is a long time that Nathan has been out of the mother’s life! That is a super long time to be pining for someone (even for me, LOL!). I assumed it was a couple of years at most. This whole storyline is FF to me until that Valentin actor comes back on the screen. He just lit up the screen even if his character is a baddie. I feel bad for the Maxie character and the actress who plays her to be stuck with such dead weight. (not the little girl, just the other 3 adults in this orbit).

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  16. Dan S says:

    She’s adorable. I hope the horrible writing on this show doesn’t scar her for life!

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  17. Kevin O. says:

    Nathan and Claudette should leave town together with their daughter, Maxie and Griffin should become a couple, Maxie should get her cheeks back and — bamm — end of story. Move onto better things.

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  18. Celia says:

    I must say this while I have time and the topic is fresh on my mind.
    So, forgive me …
    I found Maurice’s delivery today as stellar. He was soooo good, I got goose-bumps.
    Perhaps, it is the fact that I know the pain of losing a child. But, Sonny’s shock was tangible…I could taste his devastation. He lost look of desperation touched my every nerve ending…..kudos, Maurice.
    For the first time in two and one half years, I see the allure and star that is, Maurice Benard.
    Sonny will ‘die’ from his guilt-ridden feelings.
    Will this be the end of Carly and Sonny? Again? Carly will blame Sonny for Morgan’s presumed death. Justifiably so!!

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    Jimh(leave it to beaver) replied

    Carly and Sonny are the Nikki and Victor Newman of GH…of course they will divorce and get married for the 1000th time-lol

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    Patrick replied

    it took Bryan Craig… leaving the show… to shake this “whole” show up

    this could be a very easy let… for Laura Wright and Maurice Benard

    because you can’t unspin the truth…. GH sole focus of the Corinthos’ FAILED

    epically so

    when Sonny and Carly found out Morgan was expelled… and he stormed out… after the billionth time telling his parents he’s the way he is… and it’s never going to change

    Carly is telling Sonny… ” I thought we were past this ” “he’s my baby”

    I actually teared up… ME

    over a Laura Wright performance

    angst at how this could or should end…. ie: Ava tampering with his meds

    IT’s time folks… GH to end the sole focus on the Corinthos’

    all posts lament on the enormity of this invaluable cast… so many qualified performers to cull…. reach… REEL

    it’s this easy to tell GH / ABC / Disney :
    Sonny / Carly ; Jason / Sam ; Julian / Alexis

    give these three couples a break… AND back to supporting

    it’s at the breaking point especially for Billy Miller.. Jason… what’s the point ?

    the mob back… is not polished refined with no mystique….

    Ric Lansing… for Carly
    Claire Walsh.. for Sonny

    Jason back to the Q’s
    Sam ??? i’m just not interested to vest any thing

    Julian… Nina ? Olivia ? the WRITERS ruined his character… assassination ?
    like Paul / Nicholas / Dr. Joe / Morgan… magnetic person with so much presence

    Alexis : god her high morals standards virtue… still questioned… she’s primed for spinster … UNWIND …. FUN ? Alexis … seriously… uptight too long … gone

    Valentin simply has to return… to add LIFE…. Nina / Ava / Claudette… stirring

    ready

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    Patrick replied

    I like your thoughts…

    “…For the first time in two and one half years, I see the allure and star that is, Maurice Benard.
    Sonny will ‘die’ from his guilt-ridden feelings.
    Will this be the end of Carly and Sonny? ”

    I read some of the ABC soap digest today.. and it pretty much seemed to sum up “our” thoughts … frustrations… provocations… LOL…. dire needs

    I especially was keyed in to… will they or won’t they…. ( carly and sonny ) survive this

    earnestly… I think all this is just too much for Maurice Benard… with all due respect

    share the wealth of talent

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    Patrick replied

    I mean really ? Maurice Benard really took the ball and ran with it….and; THERES NO TURNING BACK….

    it’s like Eric Breadon… all over again… and he’s lost

    two star studded performances with zeal ego and panache ride

    i’m waiting this out

    yike

    GH production… salvage… like Luke… Sonny lives on… just less REEL

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    Patrick replied

    I still miss Sabrina

    all aired out

    Harry replied

    Celia, YES! Maurice was indeed amazing and reminded some of us why we thought he was a brilliant kind of method actor in the first place. But you know who else was brilliant?
    Maura West. You know I have been critical of her over-the-top campy approach to acting, but today she brought it on. In fact, she out played Laura Wright’s Carly.
    Another actor who really pulled out all the stops? The actor who plays Dante–Dominique?-he was so damned guttural and emotionally wrenching with his performance that he brought me to tears despite my not really caring about Morgan. In fact, he was so good that Billy Miller’s lackadaisical performance paled even more by comparison. I know Miller is a capable actor. He had viewers in tears over his reaction to his daughter’s death while playing Billy Abbott on Y&R. Why is Miller seemingly phoning it in on GH? I know he is capable of doing better.
    In any case, today’s GH was really very good and reminded us all of why we watch.
    That said, I do not think Sonny had the bomb put on Julian’s car. However, everyone will think he did it and so karma’s hand will be biting him on the butt either way.

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    Celia replied

    By the end of today’s episode, Harry, I, too, doubt that Sonny is the culprit. It would be sooo cruel, if he did.
    The explosion is too obvious. This is an enemy of both Sonny and Julian…..killing two birds with one stone, as it were.
    That is, kill Julian and the blame would naturally fall on Sonny. Great post, Harry.

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