By Michele Dargan


The last two days of General Hospital have been all that I have hoped for – AND MORE!

It is SO RARE these days when a soap opera exceeds expectations….

Take the Franco storyline – so underwhelming!

But I digress.

First of all, the waaaaaay long overdue Lucky confrontation with Liz and Nik was so worth it!

Jonathan Jackson as Lucky acted his heart out! The sincerity and intensity of his words and the range of emotions he displayed was mesmerizing.
I could not take my eyes off of him the entire time.

Jackson lashed out with everything that he had and I think he must have had everyone on the planet cheering.

Not to mention, he gave Lucky some sense of justice – to whatever degree that’s possible given the circumstance of his fiancee having sex with his brother.

For me, the worst part of the whole thing was that the entire time Elizabeth was having sex with Nikolas, she would go back to Lucky and be so super sweet and build this fantasy about building a life with him and the boys….yada, yada yada.

And that happened over and over and over and over….well, you get my drift.

Jonathan Jackson as Lucky Spencer

I used to really like Liz – way back in the day – but in the past few years I have had more of a love/hate relationship with her.

And that’s because, for a long time, Elizabeth has been a total hypocrite!

And I tell ya, I was cheering Tuesday, when Lulu told her that and so much more!

This video is great…..First Lulu tells off Nikolas and then moves on to Elizabeth!

For the longest time, Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) has been putting herself out there as this sort of holier-than-thou wonderful wife, mother, nurse, etc, etc……

Meanwhile, she has two kids by two different men (both from one night stands) and neither child is by Lucky. Yet, Lucky has stepped up and treated both of those children as his own.

She had my sympathy when Lucky was popping pills and cheating with Maxie.

I even understood why she slept with Jason after walking in on Lucky and Maxie in bed.

What really changed my opinion of Liz was her attitude toward Sam after she had sex with Jason.

Elizabeth had this superior – almost confrontational – attitude towards Sam, who was still reeling from the loss of her stillborn baby and was told she could never have children – and then kicked to the curb by Jason “for her own good.”

I also didn’t like – and still don’t – the fact that she convinced Jason to give up his parental rights to Jake in order to keep him safe. To me, it was selfish on her part.

It just seems to me that Elizabeth always wants the best of both worlds….She wants to have her cake and eat it too.

Prime example: Lucky and Nikolas.

Having said all that…….I don’t like the fact that the writers totally trashed Elizabeth’s character with this horrendous storyline. I really don’t.

I like Rebecca Herbst a lot – and don’t see how the character can be redeemed from this s/l for a very, very, very long time.

Rebecca Herbst

The fact is, Elizabeth cheated multiple times with – not just anyone – but her fiancee’s brother.

And that is going to be pretty hard to overcome.

I hate to admit this, but I was feeling a tiny bit sorry for Elizabeth after Lulu’s tongue lashing. And I liked the fact that Ethan stepped up and offered to drive her home. She does need a friend right now.

Another thing about the s/l that I don’t like is that it ruined the brotherly relationship between Lucky and Nikolas (Tyler Christopher).

Not because I like Nikolas, because I don’t. Waaaay too dark and brooding.

But I did like the relationship between the brothers.

Personally, I don’t think the s/l really did anything to tarnish Nik’s character, because – after all – he is a Cassadine.

Next up! The Dante as Sonny’s son reveal.

And judging from the previews, it’s gonna be doozy!

3 thoughts on “GH Delivers on the Liz/Nik Affair Reveal!

  1. Cindy
    January 27, 2010 at 10:51 am

    I feel exactly the same way…Was jumping up and down on the sofa with excitement when Lulu was giving Liz the smackdown infront of everyone at GH..and the day before Lucky confonting Liz and Nik..Though I wasn’t a fan of this storyline at first because of what it would do to BH’s character..Jonathan Jackson just showed everyone that boo hoo’d his return and the letting go of GV exactly why he will always be Lucky to me.No offence to GV,he’s a great actor but no one could of delivered like JJ did on the scenes this past week.I feel the return of the GH I grew up on! Long live GH!

  2. Joshua
    January 28, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    I think the Lulu/Liz scene was better done than the Lucky/Nik/Liz scene. I watched it live on ABC and saw ALL the reruns on SOAPnet. It’s also recording on Saturday for me to keep for a long, long time.

    A lot of people defend Liz by saying that Lulu shouldn’t have done that at her place of work. My opinion is that if Liz is going to sleep with both Lucky and Nikolas, she deserves it.

  3. soapbox1
    January 28, 2010 at 10:20 pm

    Hi Cindy and Joshua!
    Thanks for your comments! I’m so glad this secret is finally out in the open – and ITA that the Lulu/Liz scene was THE BEST!

    As I said in the blog, I’m really concerned about the fact that the s/l totally trashed Liz’s character & don’t know how they’ll redeem her. But I hope they do because I really like Rebecca Herbst.

    One other thing I’ve noticed in the past couple of days is my growing fondness for Ethan. I liked the way he stepped up to help Liz in the Lulu aftermath.