Okay, I'm sometimes prone to hyperbole with my post titles. But today's General Hospital had three hugely noteworthy setpieces that merit a little attention, however brief.
1.) The strangest, most unlikely alliance ever turned out to be incredibly fascinating and even a little touching. When yesterday's preview's hinted we were getting some serious Connie and Tracy scenes today, I was all, "Eh? What do you mean, Connie and Tracy?"
What started as more anti-A.J. machinations on Tracy's part turned into a very unlikely but lovely bonding scene, where they did more than just connect as overt bad girls with terrible instincts and lousy taste in men, but the writers even remembered why there actually is something for them to talk about -- considering the Trey/Joe history.
Color me surprised! And really, if this was just a one-off I'd still think it was nice but at this point I'd be bummed. Both of these woman are ostensible mega-bitches who are really just insecure little girls inside; this would be a compelling female friendship moving forward. Sure, they could scheme together. But they could also be the rare person to see the other one's best side and fight for it. (I'm being naively optimistic here, I know. But I liked it, dammit!)
2.) You know how sometimes the dialogue for and about Sonny on this show is so off-the-wall and offensive that you want to throw things at the screen for how tone-deaf these people are, and other times the dialogue for and about Sonny is so off-the-wall and offensive that you're 1000% positive that these people know exactly what they're doing and exactly what a hypocritical mess Sonny really is? Today, for me, fell squarely into the latter category.
Kristina: There is no Kate, Dad. It's just Connie. And she's horrible and you refused to stop her so I had to do it myself! [SHE's horrible, Kristina? Oooooh boy. --L.]
Alexis: No, no, you don't get to do that. No matter how terrible you feel or how wronged you think you are, you don't get to take the law into your own hands.