General Hospital Spoilers and Recap Monday, December 9 – Franco’s Procedure Begins; Nina Pushes Ava To Join Forces Liz Waits For Franco’s Return
General Hospital’s Liz Baldwin (Rebecca Herbst) talks to Franco Baldwin (Roger Howarth) at the hospital. Liz and Franco discuss the memory procedure. Liz wants Franco back but if he remains Drew Cain (Billy Miller) she will live with it. Franco hopes she gets her husband back. Franco must be a great guy to deserve a woman like her. Andre gives Franco an update on the procedure. Scott Baldwin (Kin Shriner) joins Liz and Franco.
Scott apologizes to Franco for talking about his Drew side. Franco has made his peace with this. Andre comes to get Franco to prep him for the procedure. Peter’s man waits for a chance to kill them. Cameron Webber (William Lipton) and Trina Robinson (Sydney Mikayla) show up at the hospital.
Cameron promises Franco to take care of his mom if he doesn’t survive. Cameron says he and Franco never got along at first. Franco asks Cameron to hold onto something for him. Andre wheels Franco out of the room. Liz says she will never forget him.
Franco tells her to be happy. The hitman throws his phone in the garbage as Peter frantically tries to call him. Franco signs a DNR form, he refuses to live as a vegetable. Liz tells Cameron and Scott that they all have to believe that Franco will be back. The hitman enters the room in scrubs and Andre sedates Franco.
GH Spoilers–Peter August Tries To Change His Plan
General Hospital’s Peter August (Wes Ramsey) orders Andre Maddox (Anthony Montgomery) and Franco killed to stop the procedure. Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) questions Peter’s actions. Peter tries to blame it on moving day. Anna asks if Peter is having second thoughts. Peter would do anything to keep from losing Maxie. Anna tells Peter everything she can hope for is right here.
Anna talks about searching for her sister. Anna convinced herself she needed to run away to fix something that wasn’t broken. Anna put everything she loves at risk. Anna says she abandoned Hamilton Finn (Michael Easton) for months. Anna asks why Peter doesn’t trust himself. Maxie Jones (Kirsten Storms) loves him. Anna is proud to call Peter her son. Anna hears Peter on the phone again and begs him to let her help him. Peter lies and says he is trying to talk to a reporter. Peter excuses himself and leaves.
General Hospital Spoilers– Griffin Visits Ava Jerome
General Hospital’s Trina is checking inventory at the gallery. Ava Jerome (Maura West) arrives and Trina. Ava wonders if anything was taken. Ava says it almost makes me feel almost sorry for him. Ava tells Trina what help she is to her. Ava gives them money for food and ice skating.
Trina tells Ava she needs to contact Julian Jerome (William DeVry). Ava is shocked when Griffin Monroe (Matt Cohen) drops by to check on her. Griffin tells Ava he’s there for Lucas. Griffin tells Ava that Lucas Jones (Ryan Carnes) is in a coma. Brad didn’t get hurt badly and will survive. Ava prays that Lucas comes back to them. Griffin apologizes to Ava.
Griffin tells Ava he carries Kiki Jerome (Hayley Erin) with him every day. Ava sees her in her dream saying she will never forgive her. Griffin tells Ava that Kiki was all about forgiveness. Nina interrupts Ava and Griffin’s conversation. Griffen leaves and tells Ava it was nice to see her. Ava tells Nina about the break-in last night. Ava still wants to team up with Ava to taken down the Cassadine boys. Nina tells Ava this ring proves that Nikolas Cassadine (Marcus Coloma) is alive.
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GH Spoilers– Valentin Cassadine Looks For The Masked Man
General Hospital’s Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart) meets Nina Reeves (Cynthia Watros) who is upset with him. Valentin tells Nina they didn’t find the painting. Valentin says Martin Gray (Michael E. Knight) is useless in a pinch Valentin tells Nina about the night.
Valentin says the man is the mask wasn’t Jax but seemed familiar. Valentin gets a message from Martin the may change everything. Martin is having Spencer Cassadine (Nicholas Bechtel) followed around the clock. Valentin didn’t think Jax was pulling the strings. Valentin wants Nina to speak to Ava again. Valentin leaves to find a man in a mask.
General Hospital Spoilers– Nik CasadineRealizes His Ring Is Gone
General Hospital’s Nikolas arrives to find Jasper Jacks (Ingo Rademacher) doors locked. Jax has packed Nik’s things and wants him gone. Nik doesn’t want to leave. Nik tells Jax he didn’t get the codicil. Nik says Jax held him up and he was too late. Nik tells Jax that Valentin got there first. Nik tells Jax that Valentin didn’t recognize him and the police were called to the gallery.
Jax is furious with Nik for going out and exposing himself. Jax is getting Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig) home. Jax promises not to tell Hayden that Nik was behind her attack. Hayden’s phone is no longer in service. Hayden has proven she would do anything to protect her daughter. Nik searches for his ring but can’t find it. Nik is unaware that he left the ring in Ava’s room. Valentin arrives as Nik and Jax argue.
As always, more detailed spoilers and a full collection of pictures for the week in question will appear here on Hollywood Hiccups, when there could be more clues and hints over exactly what’s going on. General Hospital airs weekdays on the ABC network.