she liked Imaginary Men best of all

We got Lucky!!!

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I am very excited to see that Jonathan Jackson, Original Flavor Lucky Spencer, will be reprising the role on General Hospital at the end of the month.

Even though I haven’t been a serious GH watcher in years I catch it on SoapNet from time to time and know that they are hooking up his ex-wife and his half-brother. The current Lucky is dullsville and plays NO subtext at all. Anytime I see Elizabeth and Nikolas making out then torturing themselves about betraying Lucky I think “this would actually be you know, interesting – if Jonathan Jackson was still Lucky.” Clearly I’m not the only person who thought so.

He was an intense actor as a kid and was rewarded with 3 deserved daytime Emmy’s. The scene where Luke reveals his rape of Laura to Lucky was incredibly well done by both actors bringing a controversial 20 year storyline to a climax. But the stunner of the whole scene – even after Tony Geary’s masterful nearly 9 minute monologue – was Lucky’s devastated – and devastating response to his father’s ugly story: “that’s a nice story dad. Makes me really proud.” Absolutely gutting Luke and the audience.

(you can see it here, around 8:55)

Now if they could just get Stephen Nicholas back as Stefan Cassadine I would set a series pass for Port Charles!

Author: Amy H. Johnson

Amy H. Johnson is the author of The Fangirl Files a memoir about Boy Bands, TV Boyfriends and imaginary betrothals to 80s English pop stars. She prefers to be referred to as a "Cute Famous Boy Aficionado".

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