General Hospital Two Scoops | 2018

General Hospital opinion columns from 2018
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Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provide 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 calendar year.

To access columns from other years or to review columns for other soaps, please see the Related Information links at the bottom of this page to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which columns are available, simply click here.

January 1, 2018
Port Charles had its ups and downs this year, and this week, Tamilu shares her favorite and least favorite adventures of GH in 2017.
January 8, 2018
A new year can mean a fresh start for many, but for others it can be hard to let go of the past, especially when it comes to affairs of the heart.
January 15, 2018
Peter August. Jim Harvey. Is one of them P.K. Sinclair and thus Faison's other secret son? Drew Cain or Jason Morgan? Which one of them does Sam love, or is it possible that she loves them both? Ned Quartermaine or Laura Collins? Which one should be the mayor of Port Charles? So many choices this week! Let's discuss it all together in this week's Two Scoops.
January 22, 2018
Some leave their future up to fate while others seize the day and defy it. The future might not be ours to see, but what will be is up for debate.
January 29, 2018
Villains. People we love to hate. Varying degrees of evil. Nelle is manipulative. Franco is troubled. Heather is insane. Faison is obsessed and has no remorse. They're awful! But admit it, you love to watch them. Let's unpack in this week's Two Scoops
February 5, 2018
It was a week of gut-wrenching tragedies, shocking secret revelations, and long-awaited justice, but behind-the-scenes developments are raising some concerns. Our columnist weighs in with her thoughts.
February 12, 2018
It was the worst of times in Port Charles -- a fallen hero; a grieving, pregnant widow; a heartbroken sister; a tortured mother who lost a son...not to mention a conniving, scheming former mental patient. Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
February 19, 2018
Heartache abounds as some wallow in grief, others are tormented by secrets, and still others struggle with their insecurities. It's a sad, sad situation, and it's getting more and more absurd.
February 26, 2018
This week, GH celebrated 14,000 episodes. Let's try to come up with 14,000 reasons we love them! Join me in the Two Scoops celebration of GH!
March 5, 2018
They say that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. That may be true, but what about the sweet little white lies we tell ourselves along the way?
March 12, 2018
Every now and again things on soaps need to be shaken up -- and General Hospital did that literally and figuratively with an earthquake. What will the aftershocks of this natural disaster be on our friends in Port Charles? It's time to dish... in Two Scoops.
March 19, 2018
A storm is brewing in Port Charles as Drew and Franco's past collides with their present, Sam finds herself torn between two lovers, and Anna's search for her son will lead her to a foe's front door. Who will fall and who will be left standing once the winds of change blow through?
March 26, 2018
Wet cement pouring into a basement, creepy doctors touching students, alarms being pulled, and scarf switcheroos. What a wacky, wild week in Port Charles! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops!
April 2, 2018
The writers decided to treat us to a truly Good Friday with a special episode celebrating the show's 55th anniversary. It was an egg-citing week with some hare-owing twists, so let's hop right in.
April 9, 2018
Carly gets haunted, Kiki gets sexually harassed, Mike gets videotaped, Nina gets suspicious, Franco gets hypnotized, Liz gets held at gunpoint, and so much more! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
April 16, 2018
Will Mike unwittingly be Sonny's downfall? Will Nelle's attempt to gaslight Carly succeed, or will Maxie put a kink in the plans? And what happens next for Franco and Drew now that some secrets have been unlocked? Our columnist dishes about these things and more in this week's Two Scoops.
April 23, 2018
Mike and Avery went to visit some ponies; Carly smelled Morgan's famous cologne at his grave; Ava might actually get her daughter back; Spinelli, Sam, and Jason have potentially seen Henrik's face; and Nina told her whole crazy life story in 20 seconds. Let's examine another crazy week in Port Charles.
April 30, 2018
The truth might have the power to set one free and yield great rewards, but it also has the power to ruin relationships and shatter family bonds. How far will some go for answers, and will the price of knowledge be worth the cost that some might pay?
April 30, 2018
Has Henrik reached Marcia, Marcia, Marcia status? Everyone seems to be investigating him, but with the audience already knowing who Henrik is, does that lessen its impact when the on-screen characters finally figure it out?
May 7, 2018
Has Henrik reached Marcia, Marcia, Marcia status? Everyone seems to be investigating him, but with the audience already knowing who Henrik is, does that lessen its impact when the on-screen characters finally figure it out?
May 14, 2018
There are the Carol Bradys of the world -- nurturing, kind, sweet, accepting mothers -- then there are the momsters of General Hospital. It's a happy Mother's Day unless you live in Port Charles.
May 21, 2018
Dancing, singing, llamas, punching, kissing, magic, proposals, water breaking, hearts breaking, and very unlikely dates. This week's GH had everything soap lovers could want. Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
May 28, 2018
Lies, lies, everyone lies. Some do it for the greater good, but most do it for self-serving reasons. It's easy to lie but far harder to seek forgiveness -- when forgiveness is possible.
June 4, 2018
Some Port Charles residents are certifiably insane. Some are just pretending to be certifiably insane. Can you tell them apart? Which character has their wits about them and which is most likely to spend their summer vacation in Shadybrook? Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
June 11, 2018
People were up to their necks in dirty deeds this week, but the forces of good were working equally hard to shift the balance of power. A war between good and evil is simmering in Port Charles, promising a sizzling summer.
June 18, 2018
Carly is overmedicated, Peter is bleeding from the wrists, Franco is slamming Dr. Bensch into lockers, and Alexis is trying to find out why she picks the wrong men. It's a very complicated week in Port Charles, and we discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
June 25, 2018
Peter languishes in a cabin, desperate for a way out, while Carly faces a similar struggle at Ferncliff, thanks to Nelle. The inmates have seized control, but is it too late to turn things around and avert disaster?
July 2, 2018
With Dominic Zamprogna leaving and Nathan already gone, who will be the good cop in Port Charles? With Chloe Lanier leaving and Ava trying to reform, who will be the bad girl in Port Charles? Many vacancies abound -- all heroes and kooks, please apply! Lots of exploding Fourth of July week fireworks in this week's Two Scoops.
July 9, 2018
A sham wedding, an unwitting confession, a mystery patient, and a hidden body made for an explosive Fourth of July, but it's what's waiting in the wings that has our columnist on the edge of her seat.
July 16, 2018
Mary Pat made the mistake of underestimating Carly, Liesl tells Peter her story, Maxie brings baby James home and gets in a pool noodle battle with her BFF, and an underperforming Boy Scout may have saved the day. A weird but compelling week in Port Charles that we unravel in this week's Two Scoops.
July 23, 2018
The flames of retribution burned on Spoon Island while Carly endured another kind of hell at Ferncliff, thanks to Mary Pat -- and Dr. Lazarus. Who is the mysterious doctor, and what will happen to Peter? Will he be consumed by the fire or rise from the ashes a new man?
July 30, 2018
Disaster loomed on several fronts, but it's the shockwaves that will cause the most destruction. Will good triumph over evil, or will the price for justice be too steep?
August 6, 2018
A shocking death, a surprising switch, and a few daring escapes made for an exciting week, but was it all flash and too little substance? If the devil is in the details, what happens when those details are lacking?
August 13, 2018
Evil twins, bleeding villains, mixed-up texts, beards that need shaving -- the topsy-turvy town of Port Charles always has surprises in store for us! Let's discuss in Two Scoops.
August 20, 2018
Breaking up is hard to do, especially with Ava -- as Griffin is quickly finding out. Meanwhile, Sonny and Jason are back in action and making life difficult for Julian, but are they playing with fire? Things are heating up in Port Charles, and several are about to be burned.
August 27, 2018
Drew found the flash drive of his memories, an unknown man with a Cassadine ring has Cassandra, Brad says he got his baby from a homeless woman, and Lulu's going to work for a tabloid. What an unexpected week in Port Charles! Let's review in this week's Two Scoops.
September 3, 2018
It was a short but action-packed week with tons of juicy twists and delightful developments, so let's dive right in.
September 10, 2018
Being that no one is every really, truly, 100% dead in Port Charles, Kim might be forgiven for not, you know, revealing that Oscar was dying. Nina was told her baby died, but that was a lie. That begs the question: Is Madeline really dead? What about Nathan? Or is this like an M. Night Shyamalan film and we're the ones who are dead? I see Two Scoops people -- in the latest GH commentary.
September 17, 2018
Sonny is facing the reality of Mike's situation, while Kim is desperate to deny Oscar's terminal prognosis. Saying goodbye might be the hardest part, but for some, acceptance can be equally difficult.
September 24, 2018
Babies with rare heart conditions, teens with brain tumors, bodies found under bars, busted radiators, and not one soul can keep a secret. It's another tumultuous week in Port Charles. Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
GH Two Scoops (Week of October 1, 2018)
October 1, 2018
Did you ugly cry when Oscar said the word "cancer"? Did you shake in ew-ness when Ryan reached out and touched Felicia's hand? Did you wanna chug down a few martinis as you thought about your kid having sex with the love of your life? If you did, this week's GH Two Scoops column is for you. If you didn't, it's time to find out what you've been missing!
GH Two Scoops (Week of October 8, 2018)
October 8, 2018
Serial killers, guns in rivers, dying children, Lego romance, and so much more this week in Port Charles. The closer it gets to Halloween, the scarier it gets! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
GH Two Scoops (Week of October 15, 2018)
October 15, 2018
We've been warned. Winter is coming, but will the writers really go there with a serial killer on the loose and a disillusioned Ava consumed by thoughts of vengeance?
GH Two Scoops (Week of October 22, 2018)
October 22, 2018
Planning weddings on Haunted boats, young princes escaping from exclusive boarding schools, long-lost daughters coming to town, and forlorn teens plotting fake relationships. It's a bust of a spooky week in Port Charles. Let's dish in this week's Two Scoops!
GH Two Scoops (Week of October 29, 2018)
October 29, 2018
As ghosts and goblins prepare to Trick-or-Treat, a few real-life dastardly dudes and vixens are stirring up a little trouble of their own in Port Charles.
GH Two Scoops (Week of November 5, 2018)
November 5, 2018
Bobbing heads in apple barrels, dead bodies with jack-o'-lantern heads, storms, a stranding on Spoon Island, stolen kisses, and lots of deception. Just your typical Halloween in Port Charles. Let's dish in this week's Two Scoops!
GH Two Scoops (Week of November 12, 2018)
November 12, 2018
Misty water-colored memories shared between lovers and scattered pictures of a childhood built on lies left some feeling bittersweet about the past and others pondering if they had a chance to do it all again, would they? Could they?
GH Two Scoops (Week of November 19, 2018)
November 19, 2018
Sleeping pills and hotel soup, bullying and parental denials, what might have been if Sonny had not pulled the trigger, a letter from Hayden and the mention of Lucky's name. So much action in Port Charles this week. Let's discuss in #GH Two Scoops
GH Two Scoops (Week of November 26, 2018)
November 26, 2018
As family and friends gather to celebrate the holiday and reflect on the blessings in their lives, the good people of Port Charles were busy breaking up lovers, snooping around an asylum, and doing escape room challenges featuring all the GH villains from the past. That's all well and good, but what about the pizza?
GH Two Scoops (Week of December 3, 2018)
December 3, 2018
Kiki's murder sent shockwaves through Port Charles, but has Ryan overplayed his hand by framing Griffin? And now that Oscar has had a change of heart, will it be left in tatters when he finds out that Josslyn and Cam kissed? Love is grand until it turns deadly or fate cuts it short.
GH Two Scoops (Week of December 10, 2018)
December 10, 2018
Daisy's uplifting advice and healing touch hide a dark secret, while Ryan's psychotic nature fights to take credit for his murder spree. Will the truth be exposed before it's too late, or will treachery continue to rule the day?
GH Two Scoops (Week of December 17, 2018)
December 17, 2018
Two gruesome murders in Port Charles, and the killer is wandering around in plain sight, feeling very pleased with himself. A boy contemplates baking pot brownies just as his grandma stops by for a visit. Anna lures Obrecht back to town under false pretenses, but Liesl has an out. A very unexpected week in Port Charles! Let's unpack in this week's Two Scoops!
GH Two Scoops (Week of December 24, 2018)
December 24, 2018
Who made you jump for joy, and who made you shake your fist in rage? Did your favorite couples hold strong or fall apart, or did another pair snag your heart? It's time to take a look back on a year where villains returned from the dead, beloved characters were lost, and the good people of Port Charles found all manner of trouble to keep themselves busy and us tuning in.
GH Two Scoops (Week of December 31, 2018)
December 31, 2018
It's been a whirlwind of a year in Port Charles, and it's time to reminisce about all the goings-on in this week's Two Scoops!
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