G.H. Commentary by
As an avid GH viewer, I cannot go
forward into the New Year without addressing this matter. It seems rather
asinine that TPTB (The Powers That Be) have made it necessary for me to do
Over the past few years, it has
become clear that not that many people leave Port Charles with the
possibility of returning. These characters are instead killed off. The
latest victim being Georgie Jones. Which brings me to this question: was
there a need for her death?
Georgie has been a fan favorite
since she was rapidly aged to a teenager and paired with Dillon
Quartermaine. She and Dillon had a string of front-burner storylines that
pulled in a younger audience. Even I found myself cheering the young duo
We wanted her to realize that
Dillon was smitten by her natural beauty and intelligence. We rooted for
Georgie and Dillon to find common ground where their love could grow. We
cried when they had a death-bed wedding ceremony in the hospital’s chapel.
We encouraged her to drop Dillon’s sorry butt and pursue a relationship with
Diego. We even saw the irony in Georgie pining after Spinelli, without him
getting the hint of her unrequited love. And now that has come to an end
(for no reason at all).
The death of Georgie ends the
essence of “innocence” for her generation. Each GH generation has at least
one. In the early 90s there was Robin. In the late 90s there were
Elizabeth and Emily. For this generation, there was Georgie.
With that gone, who will be her
generation’s angelic voice of reason? Who will call Maxie out on her
misdeeds and have her actually listen? Who will give Spinelli the continued
encouragement to get over Lulu and the praise for conquering cyber
obstacles? Since we don’t know who it is, I can tell you who it won’t
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