General Hospital Update Monday 8/1/11
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At Kellys, Elizabeth leaves a voicemail message for Lucky, asking him to call her back immediately. Liz runs into Matt. Matt inquires about Maxie. Elizabeth says she isnt Maxies secretary, then apologizes for being so snippy. Matt and Elizabeth sit down at a table together. Matt offers to get a muffin for Elizabeth. Elizabeth comments that both Matt and Patrick are charming in their own ways. Matt senses Lizs jealousy toward Maxie. Matt says Maxie is spending way too much time trying to help Spinelli. Elizabeth and Matt think its strange that Spinelli hasnt returned to his own self. Matt says he hasnt heard from Maxie since yesterday. Elizabeth figures Maxie is busy with a deadline at Crimson. Matt brings up the fact that Maxie kept quiet about Aidens true paternity. Elizabeth admits shes surprised that Maxie didnt try to blackmail her into telling Lucky. Nevertheless, Liz warns Matt that Maxie could hurt him. Elizabeth rambles on about when Maxie fed pills to Lucky, then seduced him. Matt is surprised to learn Maxie faked a pregnancy. Matt tries to justify Maxies behavior but Elizabeth doesnt want to hear it. Matt brings up the fact that Liz still likes Lucky. Elizabeth gets defensive and claims she isnt the other woman. Elizabeth hates being compared to Maxie. Liz raves about Luckys parenting skills. Matt reminds Elizabeth that Lucky is married to Siobhan now. Matt says Maxie is a good person, has some abandonment issues stemming from childhood. Matt brings up Noah and Patricks strained relationship. Matt says he has to go, then offers to pay for the muffin.
In an alley, Luckys drug dealer shoots him up with a drug. Lucky awakens to hallucinations. The drug dealer is standing over him. The dealer forces Lucky to swallow a pill. Lucky begins to cough as the man walks away. Lucky has foggy vision. It is clear the drugs are starting to take effect. Lucky sees a woman resembling Maxie but shes dressed like a prostitute. Maxie is holding a bottle of pills and tells Lucky that he should try some. Lucky is having a hard time keeping his eyes open. Lucky is sweating like a pig, then notices the drug dealer return. Lucky concentrates on his unlaced boot. There are sirens in the distance. Lucky takes off his shoe and when he turns to his right, Jake is riding on a tricycle yelling Daddy. Lucky can hear Jasons voice in his head. Lucky is crying. Lucky sees Siobhan, who throws a bunch of credit cards in the air. Siobhan taunts Lucky, saying hell wind up with Elizabeth again.
Carly shows up at Sonnys office and learns the truth about Jasons engagement to Sam. Carly worries how the proposal will affect her friendship with Jason. Sam senses that in Carlys eyes, she isnt good enough for Jason. Jason asks Carly to respect his decision to wed Sam. The three argue amongst each other. Sam urges Carly to accept Jasons decision. Carly wants Jason to be happy, but hates the idea of him marrying Sam. Jason wishes Carly would compromise, then reminds her that she gave her blessing when he wed Courtney. Sam figures Carly is mad because she looks at her (Sam) as her replacement. Carly is hurt by Sams remark. Jason says he needs to make Sam a priority because of Jake. Jason tells Carly that their friendship needs to have boundaries. Carly wont accept Jasons conditions. Carly hates the fact Jason didnt tell her about the engagement beforehand. Carly realizes she will always come second to Jason. Carly begins to cry, then pleads her case about how shes a loyal friend. Carly congrats Jason and Sam, then storms out. Carly hurries out the front door of the restaurant, walking past a bench with Francos graffiti signature on it. Someone is following Carly. Back inside, Jason asks Sam if shes okay. Jason hugs Sam.
Ethan shows up at Luckys apartment. Siobhan confides in Ethan about her fears concerning Lucky. Both wonder if Lucky is using again. Siobhan says she caught Lucky rifling through her purse. There was no money gone, Siobhan explains, but she didnt check to see if any pills were missing from the bottle. Ethan wants to see the best in Lucky but agrees the temptation could be too strong. Siobhan regrets how she handled the situation with Lucky. Siobhan wipes off her nose, thankful that it has stopped bleeding. Siobhan says Lucky got her a new debit card. Ethan thinks Lucky can handle the situation, but cant ignore the fact that hes in danger. Siobhan fears her probing could have pushed Lucky right into Elizabeths arms. After Ethan leaves, Siobhan listens to a message left by Lucky. Siobhan gets teary-eyed when she hears Lucky apologize for his earlier behavior.
Maxie and Spinelli are stuck in the sewer. Maxie wishes someone would come and help them. Spinelli isnt overly concerned. Maxie yells out for assistance. Spinelli is amused by the situation. Maxie wishes she could find Sams ring. Spinelli swears he cant remember being stuck in the sewer before. Maxie brings up hunting for Georgies killer, but it doesnt ring a bell with Spinelli. Maxie tries to convince Spinelli that he loves her. Spinelli implies that they wont be found for another week. Maxie grabs the laptop and begs Spinelli to get them out of there. Spinelli says hell help if Maxie admits she wants him. Maxie ignores Spinelli, then loses the signal from the laptop. Spinelli keeps talking and suddenly has a déjà vu moment. The gate opens Maxie and Spinelli are free to leave. Maxie cant wait to get home and take a shower. Spinelli hears a noise in the background. Maxie notices Sams ring under a pile of leaves. Spinelli tells Maxie to hurry up and grab the ring before the water rushes in.
Maxie and Spinelli return to Sonnys office. Maxie hands a glass of water to Spinelli. Spinelli is focused on the salt shaker. Maxie barges into the office and announces she found Sams ring. Maxie refuses to give the ring to Jason until it has been cleaned by the jeweler. However, Maxie wants a favor in return. Jason isnt happy but agrees to Maxies request. Maxie hurries out of the office and finds Spinelli has vanished.
Carly is outside Kellys when a man walks up to her.
Lucky continues to have hallucinations in the alley. Lucky is about to lose it when he begins seeing visions of both Siobhan and Elizabeth. Suddenly, the real Elizabeth shows up in the nick of time. Liz escorts Lucky over to a crate to sit down. Elizabeth is alarmed by Luckys drug-induced state.
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