I tuned back into General Hospital recently and was glad to see the Lucky/Elizabeth/Nikolas wanna-be triangle was finally moving.
Friday’s cliffhanger ended with a drunk and bitter Lucky confronting love-of-his-life fiancee Elizabeth about sleeping with his half-brother Nikolas. Monday was the full on Rage Fest and it was AWESOME!
Jonathan Jackson is at his best when he is screaming and crying and having a total fucking meltdown on screen. Seriously – he gets so into the scene he’s got tears and snot, his voice goes hoarse, the veins are popping out of his neck and forehead. It is amazing. We were clapping and shouting “Emmy! Emmy!” Thank god they got him back for this storyline.
The fact that all the actors involved in this arc are the originators of these roles helps tremendously. There is built in trust and knowledge of the characters and you can actually sense the years of relationship and drama in these scenes together. His numbed conversation with Luke afterwards was also beautifully done. He and Tony Geary have always had tremendous chemistry together and this quiet after the storm was played perfectly.
He was absolutely brutal to Elizabeth and Nikolas and gave an ultimate Tour de Force. There is NO better soapy drama than the Spencer/Cassadine Saga in my book. Now bring back Stefan dammit! (is he dead? I don’t even know. Like that would matter on a soap. He held Laura’s “dead” mother captive for years!)
Thanks to envious01 on YouTube, you can watch just Lucky’s Epic Rage Fest without having to suffer through the mob shit! I may just watch the show this way from now on: