General Hospital Update Wednesday 10/18/00
By Suzanne Lanoue
and Alexis prepare to leave Belize and go home.
She doesn’t want to leave but he says they can come back on their real
honeymoon. Ned wonders if Alexis
has changed her mind about getting married, but she assures him she hasn’t.
They wonder how private they can keep their engagement and marriage.
Ned plans to feed the media as much info as possible about the events so
that they will get quickly sick of “Eddie and his angel” and move on to
hits Alan and Monica up for money at work, lying that it’s for new clothes.
Just as she’s trying to think of something to tell them so they’ll
give it to her, Juan comes up. Monica
says Emily wants money for “whatever you two have planned”.
Emily is squirming so Monica offers her Wyndham’s charge card. Emily says she already found an outfit she wants, so Alan
hands her a bunch of cash. They ask
her to buy something that Edward won’t have a cow about and have a fashion
show after dinner. She quickly
agrees and leaves with Juan.
and Monica regret spoiling her but after her kidnapping, it’s hard to deprive
her of anything. They discuss
Monica’s appointment with Dr. Townsend and plan to meet after it. Later,
Monica and Alan are disappointed that she’s still not pregnant. They wonder what to do next.
They talk about it and think maybe fate is telling them they don’t need
another baby. They decide to stop
the treatments but “keep having fun trying”.
tells Em she doesn’t have to buy new clothes for his sake.
She says she just wants something new after having the wear the same
thing for weeks. He offers to go to
the mall with her but she brushes him off.
She feels guilty so she makes a date to meet later at Kelly’s.
brings her mom flowers. They bicker
some more about Gia going back to school.
Florence knows Gia’s been lying and hasn’t been at Columbia all
summer because she got a call from Columbia about her tuition being refunded.
Gia doesn’t want to talk about it but Florence insists.
Taggert arrives so he and Gia both try to persuade their mom not to get
upset. Florence tries to get
Taggert to talk Gia out of not going back to school.
He won’t because he knows she has to follow her own heart.
finds out from Georgie that Maxie has left home. Mac calls everyone out to look for her. He and Felicia are frantic.
Felicia blames herself. Mac
assures her that they’ll find her.
discovers Maxie in his boxcar, trying to run away. She won’t go back because her parents are divorcing.
He tells her to help herself. Lucky
lets Maxie vent and share her problems. Then
he tells her he went through the same thing when he discovered his parents
weren’t what he thought they were. He
tells her what a hard time he had when he ran away, sleeping on the docks. He shares that his running away didn’t change anything with
his parents, and all he did was hurt his little sister.
runs to Nikolas with her hurt feelings from her mom’s scolding.
She rages on about her mom. Nikolas
advises her to just take a stand and tell her mom “no” and tell her what she
really wants to do with her life. Gia
says she wants to go into music.
finds Taggert in the hospital. He’s
upset about his mom and sister fighting and his being stuck in the middle.
He knows the reason Gia’s lying and acting up is because she feels
trapped by her mom’s expectations, like he did.
He wonders how he can get them to stop fighting.
gets a call from Garcia and tells Felicia that they found Maxie and are bringing
her home. Felicia greets her
enthusiastically. Lucky is there so
they thank him for making Maxie see the truth.
They invite him to stay but he has to go. Maxie explains why she left and why she came back.
They assure her that they’ll always love her and Georgie.
Georgie comes out and there are family hugs.
brings Zander the money. He asks
her if she wants to come with him, but she can’t.
He wishes things had been different, that he could have met her at the
rave instead of Ted. She asks him
if he can stay until Friday when she gets her allowances. He agrees.