General Hospital Transcript Friday 5/4/07
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Emily: Shouldn't the counteragent be taking effect by now?
Nikolas: My -- my chest --
Patrick: Heart rate and B.P. are spiking. Counteragent isn't working.
Emily: What do we do now?
Lorenzo: Don't worry. This will all be over soon.
Skye: Oh, I just want us to be safe.
Lorenzo: We will be. You and I are going to have long and happy lives together. We're going to raise our daughter, watch her grow up, get married --
Lorenzo: Have our grandchildren.
Skye: Let's not get ahead of ourselves.
Lorenzo: I'm just looking forward to all of it, Skye.
Skye: Well, speaking of Lila Rae, want to see if she's awake? I'm sure she'll be thrilled to know her daddy's home.
Lorenzo: Ah. Hmm. Ah.
Ric's voice: I came to find out if Sonny or Jason had made any overtures.
Skye's voice: You have to be more specific.
Ric's voice: Threats of retaliation, or an offer to extract you from a dangerous and untenable situation?
Skye's voice: If Sonny or Jason have decided to put a hit on Lorenzo, I doubt they'd come and ask me. But if they did, I'd help them.
Skye: Oh -- I forgot Lila's blanket. Is everything all right?
Lorenzo: I'm just a little distracted. You must be, too -- Lila's blanket's right there.
Skye: Oh. I'll just take it up to her.
Lorenzo: Wait -- before you go, could you listen to something for me?
Skye's voice: Oh, drop the act, Ric. Lorenzo's in South America pretending to get a second opinion from doctors there concerning his so-called brain injury.
Skye: Lorenzo, it's not what you think.
Amelia: Sam and I have a plane to catch, so I'll make this quick. Sign it.
Sonny: You know, it makes Milo look bad when you come barging in like that. Go ahead, you can go ahead and leave.
Amelia: Well, you know, I would've waited for him to announce me, but I don't have a lot of time. All I need is your signature.
Sonny: Uh -- what is it?
Amelia: It's a waiver to lift the injunction so I can put Sam's show on the air.
Sonny: And what makes you think I'm going to sign it?
Sam: Whoa. Hi. What, are you going somewhere?
Elizabeth: Okay -- okay, baby. Oh, God, just hold on. All right, mama's going to get help, okay?
Elizabeth: Oh, no. Please, God, not now. No. Agh!
Nikolas: It's not working.
Emily: Then Robin and Patrick are going to keep looking until they find something that does.
Nikolas: Craig is the only one who can stop this, Emily.
Robin: No, no, no, he wanted you to believe that. We don't know if that's true.
Nikolas: Okay -- look, listen to me, there's a few things that you and I need to discuss --
Emily: You're going to beat this!
Nikolas: Listen -- listen to me. I know that you don't want to think about me dying --
Emily: You're not dying.
Nikolas: But you need to be prepared in case it happens --
Emily: Stop talking like this, Nikolas! I'm not going to let you give up on me!
Patrick: No one's giving up. Robin and I are going to work on this until we find a treatment.
Nikolas: Listen, you guys have done everything you can. Okay? Would you please promise me? I -- I don't want to be kept alive by -- by machines.
Emily: No, Nikolas, those machines can save you -- look at what they did for Lucky after the train wreck. Everybody was convinced that he wouldn't survive, but he did, and you will, too.
Nikolas: Robin -- Robin, please. If this happens, you -- you just let me go -- go. Please.
Sonny: I warned Sam and you to keep my name out of the press, but every time I pick up a paper, I see my face on the front page and an article about how I bankrolled Sam's show because she was my mistress.
Amelia: Then sue the media. Don't shut down my production. I can't control the press any more than you can.
Sonny: You don't want to control them. This is like free publicity to you. You don't care about me or my children.
Amelia: Oh, well, given your line of work, I'm guessing that your children have heard a lot worse.
Sonny: I am under enough scrutiny; I don't need any more from the press. I don't want them watching me night and day.
Amelia: Well, I have an investment to protect, and I'm not going to let you or anyone else send my career down in flames because of a little unwanted publicity.
Sonny: Amelia, are you threatening me?
Amelia: Lift the injunction and let "Everyday Heroes" go on the air as scheduled. The fastest way to get out of the spotlight is to throw Sam into it. Trust me, once the show premieres, the focus will be on Sam. Now, after they see her getting into trouble and dressed to the nines, do you really think that anyone's actually going to care if you're her sugar daddy?
Sonny: I care.
Amelia: Sam has towed the line for you and Jason long enough. It is her time to shine. Get out of the way and let her, or I'll make sure that you're featured in those unwelcomed headlines for months.
Skye: Well, I should've realized that a man who would fake a brain injury wouldn't hesitate to bug his own house.
Lorenzo: Oh, spare me the righteous indignation. You stood in this very room less than an hour ago, conspiring with Ric Lansing -- Ric Lansing -- about when, not if, Sonny and Jason would kill me.
Skye: What was I supposed to do? You stood by and lied to me for months. You watched while I put myself and our daughter in harm's way.
Lorenzo: I did what was necessary to protect our family.
Skye: You sacrificed the safety of this family to protect your business. Now, I don't even know how you can begin to justify that, I donít. But let's just say, for argument's sake, that you really do care about Lila Rae.
Lorenzo: She means the world to me. She's my daughter.
Skye: Yeah, well, then you, of all people, should understand why I have to protect her.
Lorenzo: If you were thinking about taking our daughter and leaving, you better think again.
Jason: Um -- I have to go to work, actually.
Sam: Yeah, I -- I do, too. Amelia wants us to -- to leave and -- well, the plan was that we were going to go and tape a segment on survival in the wilderness, and then directly fly to Manhattan for the premiere of the show. But if she can't get Sonny to lift the injunction, then I don't know if there's going to be a show.
Jason: I'm sorry -- I know how important this job is to you.
Sam: I know, Jason, I know -- it's -- it's business. And I don't want that to come between us, and it won't, because we're going to stick to our deal. I don't get involved in your work, and you don't get involved in mine.
Jason: I guess it's just better for everyone that way.
Sam: Yeah. You know, it doesn't mean that I don't get to worry about you. Just be careful, please.
Jason: You, too. I'll see you in a couple days, okay?
Sam: You haven't even left and I miss you already.
Jason: I have to go.
Sam: Hey -- I love you.
Jason: I love you, too.
Elizabeth: Okay. Well, you just got to hold on. I'll just hold on until we get to the hospital, okay, because I -- we can't do this by ourselves. Oh, my God.
Elizabeth: Oh -- oh. Ah -- agh!
Patrick: We're doctors. Keeping you alive is part of our job description.
Nikolas: I -- I just don't want to spend the next however many weeks in this hospital bed with a tube down my throat.
Patrick: Nikolas, we can still find a treatment.
Nikolas: That's my point -- if you donít.
Emily: What, so that's it? You're just going to let Craig win?
Nikolas: Emily, once this -- once this hits my lungs, my breathing shuts down and I suffocate. Before that happens, I need to make my wishes clear --
Emily: Nikolas --
Nikolas: To everyone. Look, I -- if I'm going to die, want to die with just a little bit of dignity left in me, okay?
Robin: If you need a respirator to help you breathe, we're going to put you on it.
Robin: But if we've exhausted all other possibilities and there is no cure, I promise you, we'll respect your wishes.
Nikolas: Thank you.
Robin: Okay -- um -- get some rest. We'll be back to check on you in a bit.
Nikolas: Please -- please -- please, baby. If this happens, please don't fight Robin on this. Okay? Will you just let me go, and focus on raising my son? Will you do that for me?
Emily: Nikolas, Spencer is not going to need me to take care of him.
Emily: He's going to have you in his life for a very long time.
Nikolas: Oh, I hope so. I hope so. But if that doesn't happen -- if that doesn't happen, there's some things I need to say to him while I still have a chance.
Jerry: You know, when Jax and I were children, we used to play a game called --
Jerry: How'd you know about that game?
Michael: Oh, your mom told us how to play it. She said it was Jax's favorite.
Jerry: Well, did -- did my mum tell you which one was my favorite? It was called Wild West. With my friends, we used to make bows and arrows, you know, with tree branches -- I mean, one day I even came to play covered from head to toe in war paint.
Jane: It was about that time that I noticed that all of my makeup had disappeared.
Michael: Uh -- did you get in trouble?
Jerry: I always get in trouble.
Michael: Did you punish Jax, too?
Jane: I most certainly did.
Jerry: Yes, my younger brother always pays the price for my actions.
Michael: Uh -- do you think it would be possible if you and Jax -- Jax could teach us how to make our own war paint when he gets back from his honeymoon?
Jerry: Well, I'm afraid I can't stay.
Michael: Why not?
Jerry: Well, I have some business that I have to do that's going to take me away for a while.
Patrick: What are you doing?
Robin: I'm calling the C.D.C. I want to see if someone there can help us identify this toxin.
Patrick: You can't do that. You'll scare Craig off.
Robin: What are you talking about? He left town two hours ago.
Patrick: I -- I don't think Craig would just let Nikolas die.
Robin: Really? This is the guy who shot me just to entertain himself. He doesn't have a conscience, Patrick.
Patrick: Robin, think about it. Craig needs Nikolas to start a new life. I guarantee you he'll be here before it's too late.
Robin: No, you haven't been with Craig day in and day out like I have. He doesn't give a damn if Nikolas dies. This is all just one big game to him.
Patrick: And game or not, Nikolas is too valuable to Craig to kill.
Robin: Oh, really? Then why did he take off without giving him the injection?
Patrick: I don't know. Maybe to put the fear of God into him, the fear of God into us to keep us in line? Look, I guarantee you the minute Nikolas starts to crash, Craig is going to show up with the counteragent -- in exchange for our continued cooperation -- and when he does, we need to be ready.
Lucky: We need a wheelchair!
Epiphany: What happened?
Lucky: Mr. Murray hydroplaned into a tree, and the E.R. was so packed I had to bring him up here.
Epiphany: Oh. Well, the storm knocked out the power over at Mercy; we're the only hospital accepting trauma victims right now. Mr. Murray, it looks like you're going to need some stitches. Let's get this cut cleaned out, and then take him for a cat scan.
Lucky: Hey, thanks for your help, I appreciate it.
Epiphany: Now, you be careful out there, because the last thing that Elizabeth needs is for you to be laid up when she's about to have a baby.
Jason: It's okay, we're going to the hospital. I'm going to get you some help.
Elizabeth: Take care of our baby.
Emily: Hey. Norma and Spencer are leaving Wyndemere right now. It might take them a while to get here because of the weather.
Nikolas: If they don't -- if they don't make it in time, you have to -- you have to tell him how much I love him. Will you tell him that for me?
Emily: Yes, I will. I will, Nikolas, but you tell him all the time.
Nikolas: He -- he won't remember. He won't remember, he won't have one single memory of me.
Emily: Hey, why are you so convinced that you're going to die, huh? There's still a chance that Robin and Patrick could find a treatment to counteract this poison.
Nikolas: Look, I'm sorry -- I'm sorry I wasted so much time with you. I'm sorry --
Emily: No, Nikolas -- hey, you listen to me. What happened to the Nikolas who wouldn't let me give up when I was losing my battle with cancer? Huh? You stayed here in the hospital, in the room next to mine, sitting against the wall, willing me to live -- and I did because of your love. I'm just as determined to keep you with me. So instead of preparing for the worst, you focus on everything that you have to live for -- like your son.
Nikolas: I'm so in love with you. I don't want to leave you.
Sonny: Diane? It's Sonny. Yeah, I need -- I need you over here in my office. It's very important -- ahem. I know it's raining. I just -- listen, just jump in that huge S.U.V. that I bought for you, I'm sure it'll get through the rain.
Sonny: Let me guess -- you drove all the way over here in the pouring rain to trump up some more charges against me.
Ric: No, no, no, no charges. I came by to share some information. I just had the most interesting conversation with Skye earlier.
Ric: I don't know if you're aware of this, but apparently Alcazar is fully recovered from his head injury, has been for months now. He's been faking the whole disorientation and helplessness thing.
Sonny: It's amazing you figured that out.
Ric: Alcazar is the one who ordered the hit on you and Jason at The Cellar, Sonny.
Sonny: And what do you expect me to do with that?
Lorenzo: I trusted you completely. I let you into my heart, into my life, because I thought that we had built something real, something that was going to finally last in my life.
Skye: So did I. So imagine my surprise when I found out you were faking a brain injury, pretending to be so scared, so helpless, so you could use me as a decoy to run your business.
Lorenzo: I made a difficult, difficult choice to secure our future.
Skye: You put your daughter and me at risk!
Lorenzo: Skye, you were never in any danger. If I thought you were in danger, I would've stepped in. You know that, Skye, you know me.
Skye: I thought I did. But the man I fell in love with would never have lied to me like you did.
Lorenzo: I explained to you that I thought that was the best scenario to protect you and Lila Rae, and you told me that you understood. You looked in my eye and you told me that you loved me and believed in me, then you went straight to Ric Lansing and started plotting revenge against me.
Skye: What the hell did you expect?
Jason: I need some help!
Kelly: What happened?
Jason: I don't know. Elizabeth was bleeding when -- when I found her.
Kelly: Okay, how long has she been unconscious?
Jason: At least 10 minutes. I got here as fast as I could.
Kelly: Set up a fetal monitor, and get a portable ultrasound. Elizabeth? Elizabeth, can you hear me?
Epiphany: What have we got here?
Kelly: Possible abruption. Type and cross and prep O.R. One.
Epiphany: It's busy -- they -- they all are.
Kelly: Elizabeth needs a C-section. If we don't get her in O.R. now, we'll lose her and maybe the baby.
Jerry: There's something I wanted to talk to you about. Um -- you see, Jax would be really disappointed if he knew came by, you know, while he wasn't here.
Jerry: So we wouldn't want to hurt his feelings, would we? Would we? No. So I need to keep this visit a secret. Now, I need you to both promise that you won't tell a soul that I was here. Can you do that for Uncle Jerry? Can you do that? Okay, let me hear you say it, come on.
Michael: We promise.
Jane: All right, now, it's getting late. I think the two of you need to go upstairs and get ready for bed now.
Jane: Say good night to Jerry.
Michael: Good night, Uncle Jerry.
Jerry: Good night.
Jane: Go on, now.
Michael: Come on.
Jane: So, when can I expect to see you again? Or is more than once every few years too much to ask?
Jerry: Well, it depends how my business deal plays out, Mum. Good night.
Robin: His sats are down to 92%.
Patrick: We need to start you on oxygen.
Nikolas: No, not yet.
Robin: Nikolas, you can barely breathe.
Nikolas: Not yet.
Emily: Look who's here.
Nikolas: Hey. Come here. Come to Daddy. Hey.
Emily: Here we go, buddy.
Nikolas: Come here. Oh, yes.
Emily: He's very happy to see you, huh?
Nikolas: Hey, buddy.
Nikolas: Oh. Hmm. Could you give us a few minutes, please?
Robin: Yeah, yeah, we'll -- we'll be in the lab if you need us.
Nikolas: Thank you. Oh-oh. I know. All I ever wanted was to give you a chance to experience all the wonderful opportunities in this awesome life. That's all I ever wanted for you. I love you so much. No matter where I am, I'll love you so much.
Sonny: If Alcazar tried to kill me and Jason, shouldn't he be sitting in lockup somewhere, or you building a case against him? Is that why you're here -- so you can prep me to go on the witness stand?
Ric: No, no charges have been filed.
Ric: Well, there's no concrete evidence that really links Mr. Alcazar to the whole ambush.
Sonny: How about the fact that he came in here months ago and tried to kill me?
Ric: Oh, Sonny, come on, that was your word against his.
Sonny: Well, it's not just my word. There was a witness -- the lady who planted the gun for him. That should be enough to bring up charges or establish a motive, no?
Ric: Well, you know, that -- that witness' credibility is a little questionable, and Carly was the only other person in the room that night. And since she decided to marry you after the incident, I would say that her testimony is somewhat suspect. So that leaves your account and Mr. Alcazar's account of the incident to be on opposing sides. Considering how many times you two have tried to kill each other, I'd say that doesn't make for a very strong case.
Sonny: This isn't about witnesses or evidence, this is about you. Alcazar's got something over your head, and if you go against him, he'll use it.
Ric: Interesting theory.
Sonny: Why else would you be here?
Ric: I just came by as a courtesy. I mean, I know you don't like to admit it, but we are family. And as your brother, I thought you might like to know that it was Alcazar who tried to kill you. What you do with that information is up to you.
Epiphany: Dr. Morucci is almost finished in O.R. Three.
Kelly: The baby's heart rate is dropping. Get him out of there now.
Jason: You're a good mother, Elizabeth, our baby needs you to keep fighting.
[Knock on door]
Amelia: The car's double-parked, we need to get going. Where are your bags?
Sam: I -- I haven't packed them yet.
Amelia: Why not?
Sam: Um -- okay, really, I don't see the point, because if you can't get Sonny to lift the injunction, then we can't tape a segment.
Amelia: It's already taken care of.
Sam: You got Sonny to sign the waiver?
Amelia: It's right there in black and white.
Sam: Oh, wow. Okay, how'd you get that done?
Amelia: Well, I happen to be very good at what I do -- and so are you, which is why I hired you, so go upstairs and get your bag packed. We got a plane to catch. By this time next week, you're going to be a star.
Kelly: Where are we?
Epiphany: We've given Elizabeth four units of O-negative, but her vitals are still weak.
Kelly: Hang two more. The patient is abrupting, we have to get this baby out.
Emily: How's he doing?
Patrick: His sats are down to 88%.
Emily: Here, Robin -- I'm here, Nikolas. You just try to relax.
Robin: No, no -- listen to Emily, you have to keep your strength. Just keep it on, please. Make it quick.
Nikolas: I -- I love -- I love --
Robin: He's seizing.
Emily: Nikolas -- Nikolas!
Robin: Give him lorazepam, two milligrams, I.V. push.
Patrick: I'm going to intubate him.
Emily: Oh, my God.
Jerry: Yes, hello. I'm checking on a patient who was recently admitted, his name is Nikolas Cassadine. Could you possibly tell me what room he's in?
Ric's voice: You know, Sonny and Jason know that Alcazar was responsible for the ambush at The Cellar, they're going to retaliate. When they do, anybody who's in their path could be in danger.
Lorenzo: Lansing is playing on your fears to get to me.
Skye: I'm not as naive as you seem to think. Now, you would know that if you bothered to listen to the rest of it.
Lorenzo: I don't want to fight with you, Skye. I made a lot of mistakes -- we both have. I don't think that's a reason to throw everything away. Now, we can either let this experience tear us apart, or we can use it to grow stronger and closer to one another. But in order for that to happen, I think we need to learn to trust one another again.
Skye: I want to trust you, Lorenzo.
Lorenzo: Then we're halfway there.
Skye: I'm going to go check on the baby.
Ric's voice: I don't want to see anything happen to you or your daughter.
Skye's voice Oh --
Diane: I realize that it is part of my job as your attorney to be on call for you 24 hours a day, but I charge extra for inclement weather. Now, what is so important that I had to drive through a monsoon to get here?
Sonny: I lifted my injunction against Sam's show.
Diane: You had me drive across town -- in the pouring rain no less -- to inform me that you have now changed your mind and lifted the injunction after I went through a great deal of trouble putting it in place?
Sonny: I need you free to focus on -- on something else.
Diane: You couldn't have told me that over the phone?
Sonny: I didn't know who was listening.
Diane: All right, well, this sounds serious.
Sonny: Whew. I need you to prepare a defense for a potential murder charge against Jason, and --
Diane: Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!
Diane: No, I got to stop you. If I have any knowledge that either you or Jason is trying to kill someone, I become a co-conspirator -- which I do not include on my roster of legal services. So from here on out, I have to insist we speak only in hypotheticals.
Sonny: Hypothetically speaking, a constant threat who tried to murder me and ambush me at The Cellar may die tonight. Now, there's not going to be any proof, but Jason may not have an alibi. So, hypothetically speaking, I need you to cover Jason's back and mine.
Sam: It is really coming down out there. I doubt they're going to let any planes take off tonight.
Amelia: It's not as bad at the airport.
Sam: How can you be sure of that?
Amelia: Well, I called ahead, and the airline said that there haven't been any cancellations, just a couple of delays.
Sam: Okay. Well, what if there's a change?
Amelia: Well, there hasn't been yet, so go upstairs and get packed and let's get going.
Sam: Look, even if the flight isn't canceled, I -- I think we're still not going to make it because the roads are a mess, and we're probably going to be stuck in traffic for, like, two hours or so, and by the time we get there we're going to miss the flight. So --
Amelia: This isn't about you not wanting to get stuck in traffic, is it? It's about Jason?
Sam: Yeah, he's -- um -- he's working tonight.
Amelia: So are you. The car's waiting, we need to go.
Sam: Yeah, I know, Amelia, but you know what? We don't have to be there til 10:00 A.M., so why can't we just take a flight in the morning?
Amelia: So you can, what, just sit around here like a good little girlfriend waiting for Jason to come home?
Sam: Are you kidding me? No, I love him, and I get to worry about him.
Amelia: Well, worry all you want on the way to the airport. Now, this is your career we're talking about, Sam, and if you blow this off you're not going to have one. So, are you seriously going to just throw this away to be Jason's personal cheerleader?
Epiphany: 60/30 and falling. You've got to get that baby out now.
Kelly: I'm almost there.
Epiphany: Oh -- the baby's heart rate just bottomed out.
Kelly: Damn it, we're losing her.
Skye: Where is she?
Lorenzo: Calm down.
Skye: "Calm down"? You took my daughter, you son of a bitch! Where is she?
Lorenzo: "Our" daughter! And she's in a secure place.
Skye: My God, I knew you were always ruthless and arrogant, but I can't believe you'd use a "child," our child, to punish me!
Lorenzo: Skye! I realize that your faith in me is shaken. I realize that, and I know it's going to take a while for me to regain your trust. Until I feel that I have it, Lila's going to be staying somewhere else.
Skye: You can't do this.
Lorenzo: I already have. I already have. Lila's gone. Whew -- and for the time being, you have to do what I ask.
Diane: If a man hypothetically resembling Lorenzo Alcazar were to be killed, and that man had a number of known enemies --
Diane: Barring any conclusive evidence like fingerprints or DNA, it would be very difficult to prove which of those enemies -- hypothetically speaking -- you had actually ordered --
Woman: She needs to use your phone.
Sonny: Who are you?
Woman: This won't take long. You could wait outside.
Sonny: And who are you?
Woman: Kate Howard.
Amelia: We're all set. Good news -- we're still making this flight tonight. I just double-checked with the airline, and the flight's only been delayed by 20 minutes e of the weather.
Sam: This all just feels really surreal to me. I mean, one minute I am trapped in a hotel, and the next I'm flying places to tape segments on wilderness and survival and going to Manhattan for premieres and --
Amelia: Well, this is just the beginning. Once this show takes off, your life will never be the same. I hope that you're ready for it.
Sam: Amelia, what if -- what if I'm not?
Amelia: Sam, Jason will be fine. If you need to, you can call him at the airport and on the plane.
Sam: Yeah, but -- but what if I just want to stay here just for tonight?
Amelia: Jason wants this for you. If he didn't, he would've sided with Sonny on the injunction against the show. Jason understands that you've been given the opportunity of a lifetime. He's held the door open for you, Sam. All you have to do is walk through it.
Sam: I understand that, but what if I don't want the life that you are offering me? What if I would rather just have the life that I have with Jason?
Kelly: She's in v-fib. Get the crash cart ready, charge to 200.
Epiphany: Charged for 200.
Kelly: Give me one minute. The baby's out. Go ahead.
Singer: You and I are here underwater seconds are so dear underwater I'm searching for a light
Jerry: Is there -- is there a problem, Officer?
Singer: To draw me closer
Robin: B.P.'s falling.
Singer: I hold my breath
Emily: Don't you dare leave me, Nikolas, you keep fighting! You keep fighting!
Singer: Bring me closer
Singer: I feel your touch
Robin: Code blue!
Singer: Will you pull me up again?
Singers: Ooh ooh ooh
Lucky: License and registration, please.
Jerry: Oh, sure. Here you go.
Singer: It's not so bad down here underwater once you get past the fear
Patrick: Breathe, damn it.
Singer: Underwater I sense you through the haze just like a memory I've been down here for days have you seen me?
Singers: I feel your touch will you pull me up again?
>> On the next "General Hospital" --
Lucky: Have we met?
Emily: His heart is strong. He's going to make it.
Sam: I can't leave Jason. I have a bad feeling.
Kelly: Come on, Elizabeth.
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