GH Two Scoops: Two Scoops Archives for 2016
General Hospital opinion columns from 2016
Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided their own commentary on the action in the Two Scoops column.
Every week, our Two Scoops columnists share their thoughts and opinions in the Two Scoops commentary columns. Those columns are archived to allow fans a chance to make sure that they've read every opinion for every week. This archive features columns written about General Hospital in the 2016 calendar year.
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January 4, 2016
2016 kicked off with a great big bang as Lulu and Johnny locked lips, Mac and Anna identified Kyle's body, Sonny finally regained some feeling in his legs, and Robin agreed to marry Patrick -- again. Will it be a banner year or a dud? Our columnist takes a look at a short but jammed-packed week of changes and interesting possibilities.
January 11, 2016
Nina and Franco consummated their love, Lulu and Dillon got accused of doing the same but didn't, Johnny got a New Year's kiss and was busted by Maxie, Patrick and Robin married and headed West, Valerie flunked her police exam (good!), and Hayden has yet another secret identity! Let's begin unraveling all this in Two Scoops!
January 18, 2016
The blame game is alive and well in Port Charles, but there are consequences for every action, including revenge. Our columnist looks at the price of deception and the trail of deceit that led to shattered relationships.
January 25, 2016
When you do things to blow up people's lives, you can expect that the people affected might do something crazy to try to get even with you. However, you have to be very specific when you get felons to do you favors. And how messed up is Li'l Jake is when the only person who seems able to help him is a former serial killer? Also this week, Jason had a memory of Sam, and Dante called it quits with Lulu for good. Join our columnist to discuss all this and more!
February 1, 2016
Don't blink because things are changing quickly in Port Charles. Sam fell, Nikolas proposed, and Kristina is embroiled in a torrid scandal with another woman that could destroy a marriage. Time may change some, but some can't trace time.
February 8, 2016
Nik married Hayden (a.k.a. Rachel), Jake got hit by a car (again), Lulu and Dante called it quits, Valerie made a new friend, Morgan couldn't um... perform. So many reasons to dish about GH in this week's Two Scoops column!
February 15, 2016
Couples are pairing up, but are they good for each other or just good for now? As Kristina begins a journey of self-discovery, Jason and Sam are rediscovering their love. Love is in the air on Valentine's Day, but not everything is wine and roses.
February 22, 2016
Would anyone in Port Charles dare tell a lie? It might be better to ask if anyone would dare tell the truth. There are lies about sex, love, and medication -- and lucky for you, we've got them all covered in this week's Two Scoops. We promise!
February 29, 2016
Morgan went into full-blown manic mode and set a series of tragedies into motion, while Alexis and Julian barely managed to exchange I do's seconds before a madman burst into the chapel and took the wedding guests hostage., It was a mad, mad world in Port Charles this week and our columnist is eager to analyze it all.
March 7, 2016
The road was quite bumpy for many in Port Charles as a marriage ended, a couple hit a snag in their relationship, and a few parents were forced to make some difficult choices for the sake of their children. The truth might set some free but not without a cost.
March 14, 2016
Scooby-Doo would have his hands (um, I mean paws) full in Port Charles because there are more mysteries to solve than one dog could handle. All the whispers and secret phone calls were hard to follow. Join our columnist as she tries to make sense of it all.
March 21, 2016
An act of sabotage, a curse, a threat, and Helena's final requests leave the good folks of Port Charles reason to beware of the Ides of March. Several are poised to make important changes in their lives, but will they find happiness? Open up this week's Two Scoops to find out -- no weird-shaped key required.
March 28, 2016
Service lizards, bared bras, fake names, coded messages, happy divorcees, forbidden kisses -- so many exciting things happened in Port Charles this week, and I-Guana tell you all about them in this week's Two Scoops!
April 4, 2016
Secrets, betrayals, and shifting alliances are shaking things up, but is that a good thing, or are lackluster reveals, disappointing developments, and questionable choices a sign of things to come?
April 11, 2016
General Hospital is full of relationships. There are newlyweds, newly-wed-and-blackmailing-each-others, reunited loves, former lovers, and lovers-to-be. There are also relationships that don't involve romance, and those interactions can sometimes prove to be the most enjoyable. So do not pass go but head directly to this week's Two Scoops commentary with a special guest columnist. No, it is not the wheelbarrow.
April 18, 2016
A quick jaunt to Ecuador, a deadly face-off, and a desperate ploy couldn't stop justice from being served, but what will be the cost, and who will truly find satisfaction when all is said and done? Justice might be sweet, but not for everyone.
April 25, 2016
So many mysteries! Is Sabrina at her Tia's house or does the tiny giraffe rattle belong to Tia? Does Griffin know Nathan from someplace, or does he just stare because Nathan's a honey? How will Anna look in orange if she can't get bail? We discuss this and more in this week's Two Scoops.
May 2, 2016
A stroll to the dark side, a reversal of fortune, a bombshell marriage, and a cute little puppy should have made for an exciting week, but betrayal, explosive secrets, and conflicting messages sprinkled down like acid rain and withered away some of the fun."
May 9, 2016
Wrecked prison vans, mystery kidneys, needle injections, briefcase espionage, so much swirling chaos in Port Charles this week, we might need Three Scoops to unravel it all! Join us as we discuss the week that was in Port Charles.
May 16, 2016
Murder has become a fine art in Port Charles as the scales of justice and fate continually tip in favor of the sinner rather than the saint. Is that good for the show or will the tides turn and push viewers away? Justice might be blind, but our columnist is ready to dish about what she saw unfold in a week of twists, turns, and even a ghostly apparition.
May 23, 2016
Bloody handkerchief discoveries, Nurses Ball rehearsals, runaway kids who need art therapy, a trip down memory lane to the famed Campus Disco. Is Laura's journey a fascinating trek through GH history or a mission that's impossible to watch? Feed your bearded dragons and sit down for a while to check out this week's Two Scoops commentary.
May 30, 2016
As the Nurses Ball was in full swing at Metro Court, an Angel of Death attempted to take the life of a beloved resident. Meanwhile, another life ended up on the rocks -- literally -- as a mystery unfolded at Castle Wyndemere. Times are perilous in Port Charles, but that's what makes it fun.
June 6, 2016
Unsolved mysteries, unexpected visits, and unusual clues united some and tore others apart. Our Two Scoops columnist attempts to unravel the unpredictable and shares her take on the unfolding stories.
June 13, 2016
Alexis had the bloody shirt, and then she didn't. Nathan was a good boy, and now he's a bad boy. Nikolas was here, and now he's presumably washed out to sea. Things sure do change quickly in Port Charles! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops!
June 20, 2016
It was an eventful week with secret trips, unlikely alliances, an unexpected declaration of love, and a little kidnapping thrown in for good measure. With so much going on, our columnist ponders the endgame of some of the storylines in the midst of behind-the-scenes upheavals.
June 27, 2016
A broken statue, a pouch with a needle, a friend being fitted for an orange jumpsuit, a ghostly mobster tormenting a living one -- it's been a strange and spooky week in Port Charles!
July 4, 2016
As Americans across the nation celebrate Independence Day, several in Port Charles looked for answers. Some wanted the truth for personal reasons, while others were on the hunt for justice and a little revenge.
July 11, 2016
Can the love of soapy drama serve as a guide to teach the world how to get along?
July 18, 2016
As Ava pondered what to do with Nikolas' family jewels, a gunman took everyone on Cassadine Island hostage. Meanwhile, Alexis and Sonny appeared to have conquered the mysteries of time travel as they moved forward in time to reflect on the past and discus the future. Our columnist takes a look at the highs and lows in a week of perplexing developments and surprising twists.
July 25, 2016
Everyone wanted to get their hands on drugs, former soap stars campaigned, new Cassadines came to light, Kristina and Parker kissed and Nikolas fell of yet another balcony! What a curious week in Port Charles!
August 1, 2016
A doomed flight of terror, a murder most foul, and a date with a former serial killer were just a few of the things that tested the faith of some and put into question the wisdom of others. Our columnist shines a spotlight on some of the more interesting developments in a week filled with action and mayhem.
August 8, 2016
If there were a Port Charles Olympics, who would take home the gold? Let's examine in this week's Two Scoops!
August 15, 2016
Things are heating up in Port Charles with some sizzling couples, a miracle pregnancy, and a murder mystery, but can the writers keep things cooking or will it all boil over and turn into an utter disaster?
August 22, 2016
Port Charles, like life, is a mystery. Not everyone stands alone -- some are sexy priests that forget their vows and sleep with the hot wife of a hottie cop. Strangely, that still sounds like a Madonna video. Nathan used restraint, so Griffin will have to die another day. Franco is waiting for Liz to justify his love, and Laura revealed she was crazy for Kevin. Was last week a holiday, or did the show barely keep it together? Our Two Scoops columnist will tell you what she cherished and then you can express yourself in the Comments section.
August 29, 2016
It was a tough week for some couples as one pair found happiness only for a secret to shatter it, another received devastating news, and yet another was over before they even started. As the heartbroken pick up the pieces, others moved ahead with wedding plans and cheap dates.
September 5, 2016
What a wild week in Port Charles! Long-awaited weddings, trips down dark staircases, surprise serial killers, Roman coin cufflinks, babies for sale, Noodle Buddha, and so much more to discuss in this week's Two Scoops!
September 12, 2016
Sam looked forward to a bright future, Ava found the key to Julian's freedom, and Lulu had renewed hope of carrying a child, but trouble is brewing on the horizon. Is too much of a good thing bad for the heart, or will love conquer all?
September 19, 2016
The hospital killer has left a trail of broken hearts around Port Charles, but he's doing it in style with designer shoes and rare coin cufflinks. It's good for a serial killer to have flair. As Michael mourns Sabrina's death and Monica and Liz recover from the attempts on their lives, who will the GH killer target next?
September 26, 2016
An acquittal, a motherly sacrifice, the closing of a beloved hospital, and a funeral should have made for an exciting and emotional week, but plot holes and rushed storytelling made it all fall flat.
October 3, 2016
Anna has a gun pointed at Paul's head. Paul has a needle touching Tracy's throat. Is the hospital killer about to be taken in, or will he claim one more victim? And should this all be more exciting than it is? Let's discuss this and more in this week's Two Scoops.
October 10, 2016
Griffin helped Sonny see the light, but was it too late for Morgan? As lives are poised to be altered and relationships tested, our columnist ponders who will be brought to their knees and who will walk away unscathed.
October 17, 2016
Morgan Corinthos is gone and nearly everyone in town is wracked with guilt and taking the blame for his death. Whose fault is it really? Let's discuss on this week's Two Scoops.
October 24, 2016
Maxie's being gassed, Claudette is being harassed, Nathan better be fast, or surely Maxie will not last!
October 31, 2016
As Sonny retreated into his grief and contemplated suicide, Carly held tight to her anger. The aftershocks of Morgan's death continued to tear apart his family while a dark cloud of danger loomed on the horizon in the form of Valentin. Can the House of Corinthos survive the crippling blow they've been dealt, and what exactly is Anna's connection to Valentin?
November 7, 2016
Liesl wants to glaze Griffin's strudel. Valentin wants turn the one-night stand into a two-night stand with Nina. Charlotte wants to know how many daddies she actually has.
November 14, 2016
Friends and foes put aside their differences during a turbulent week to help each other through dark times. As Jason and Curtis reached an uneasy truce and Finn raced to find a cure to save Hayden before her life is tragically cut short, Sonny and Carly said goodbye to their beloved son. We all need somebody to lean on -- especially in Port Charles.
November 21, 2016
Charlotte is on her third Daddy, Sonny confessed then took it back, Jax made waffles and Carly bit, Franco terrorized Tom and Liz didn't cheer, mysterious villains with red satin, and so much more to discuss in this week's Two Scoops!
November 28, 2016
A surprise wedding, a time-honored tradition, and a cornucopia of Thanksgiving food didn't dull anyone's appetite for drama as Alexis hit rock bottom, Sonny wallowed in his grief, and Nelle took action to further her agenda. It's delicious soapy goodness in this week's Two Scoops.
December 5, 2016
Lies and deception, tricks and tapes, fights and furs, and lots of booze, Santa suits, and Latin phrases. You never know what will pop up in Port Charles! Let's dish in this week's Two Scoops!
December 12, 2016
A little girl made a special holiday wish, but will she receive her miracle or will her sugarplum dream of having a mother turn into nightmare before Christmas? It may be the season for giving, but it's all about the lies, blackmail, and explosive secrets in Port Charles.
December 19, 2016
Tom's in a cage, Franco has lost his damned mind, Roxy the bearded dragon is the cure, Lulu's got a new daughter, and Hayden is hallucinating, so you know it must be Christmas time in Port Charles! Join us as we Ho Ho Ho and Ha Ha Ha through this crazy week!
December 26, 2016
As the year draws to a close, our columnist looks back at the highs and lows of a year filled with angst, drama, twists, turns, and unexpected surprises. It's Two Scoops of cheers and jeers.