G.H. Commentary by
When Two Worlds Collide
Without warning, General Hospitalís alternate world known as Night Shift
(NS) came crashing down onto the set of GH. Most of the cast from NS made
their way to GH. Without explanation, NSí storylines have become part of
This rude awakening has caused chaos and havoc among dedicated GH
viewers. We have been bombarded with storylines that were never introduced
with characters that are getting more airtime than the regulars. Die hard
fans who didnít watch NS are now forced to play catch up or be a first time
viewer to a show they have watched for years.
What makes this even more ludicrous is that most of the carryover
storylines are ending or ended prior to being added to the GH canvas.
Therefore, you are either trying to figure out what is happening or what has
happened. Either way, you have no previous knowledge of what has happened,
unless you subjected yourself to watching NS. If it werenít for YouTube and
episode summaries on the internet, I also would be in the dark.
That leads me to my next point. How about those viewers who donít have
SoapNet or the Internet? Since NS was featured on SoaNnet, how would anyone
who couldnít watch, know what has taken place? Not everyone has the
internet, either. Those viewers wouldnít know that Spinelli shot himself in
the foot or that there was a psycho nurse named Jolene who killed patients
to seek revenge for her fatherís death or that there was a bandaged woman
with the last name Barrett, asking for Jason.
I will admit that I am enjoying the Laney/Cody storyline. I havenít seen
her have chemistry with anyone since Justice left. Actually, I havenít seen
her at all. In fact, I have seen her more in the past two weeks than I have
in the past nine months. After she helped Sonny with his bipolar disorder,
she faded into the background. Now, she has a storyline that could be
worthy of watching, if only I knew the whole story. If only...
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