General Hospital spoilers say the Kristina Corinthos (Lexi Ainsworth) pledge anxiety is based on a false premise. The GH writers persist in something sloppy that directly contradicts known ABC soap history. Ignoring the facts of the past means the writers are subjecting Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco) to a tattoo and drugged sexual assault for no reason. Fans rage at this storyline on social media — and rightly so. Here’s a look at why all this activity to get back Kristina Corinthos’ trust pledge is ridiculous and pointless.
General Hospital Spoilers: Shiloh Archer Cannot Use Trust Pledge From Kristina Corinthos
When it first came out on GH that Kristina’s trust offering was about Alexis Davis’ (Nancy Lee Grahn) running over Kiefer Bauer (Christian Alexander), it was a shocker. Not because Alexis Davis ran over someone. But because the show addressed and resolved this ages ago. At first, Soap Dirt questioned whether Krissy might have been clever and knowingly gave Shiloh Archer (Coby Ryan McLaughlin) something useless. But no. As we feared, it seems that the writers are ignoring a major plot from a decade ago that explored Kiefer’s hit and run and saw it to closure.
General Hospital writers seem ill-advised about the show’s history. Or they know the history and decided to ignore it. If that’s the case, then they are insulting fans. Because that means they don’t care about history — or they assume fans don’t remember. In fact, fans know their soap history better than the writers. So, this Kristina Corinthos plot is a slap in the face to longtime fans. It disrespects history and asks viewers to play dumb to accept this. There were so many other ways to go with this story.
— ?JasonFF? RIP Oscar (@JMQFF) April 11, 2019
Dear GH Writers: Please Google “Double Jeopardy”
The quick answer to this General Hospital spoilers fail is double jeopardy. If you’re a newer watcher, the quick update is this. Kristina had an awful abusive boyfriend named Kiefer. This jerk beat her and was the absolute worst. One night, he beat Krissy severely and Alexis found her. Kristina was beaten so badly, Alexis feared she might die. She loaded her daughter in the car and drove to the hospital. Meanwhile, Kiefer’s car broke down and he was walking down the road. Alexis saw him on the road, failed to swerve and ran him over.
Then she drove away on GH. Later, he was found but died. Alexis was tormented about this and fully confessed to then-PCPD chief Mac Scorpio (John J York). She was tried for the crime and was sentenced by a judge for the hit and run. Back then, she wound up with a slap on the wrist as punishment. Then, Keifer’s dad Warren Bauer raged about her mild sentence. He sued Alexis in civil court for wrongful death then tried to shoot Kristina Corinthos at the hospital. He shot Mac and Ethan. Then cops shot him. This huge storyline was fully explored and resolved.
What is up with the GH writers? Alexis already went through all of this Keifer killing stuff..like 10 years ago?? this is no secret!! Ug we are not fools? pic.twitter.com/LhbVresRP2
— Jill Torey (@ToreyJill) May 24, 2019
Trust Confession is Useless – Fans Insulted – Plot is Pointless
Shiloh can’t blackmail Alexis over this on General Hospital. The PCPD won’t arrest her if Shiloh reported it. She face judgment for the crime. To suggest she could be tried again is ridiculous. Double jeopardy covers it. This trust offering is not worth the paper it’s written on. To suggest otherwise is to insult the intelligence of fans. Of course, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Jason Morgan (Steve Burton) assume Kristina Corinthos blabbed about Sonny’s mob business. Yet, no one bothered to ask her. But here’s the thing. That point doesn’t even matter.
Kristina knows a judge sentenced her mother already for this crime. So, unless they’re introducing a GH storyline where Krissy has selective amnesia and forgot most of the year of 2010, this is essentially all pointless BS… The offering is useless. Kristina Corinthos never should have made it. And Sam should not be in a lighthouse right now getting sexed. But while we’re pointing out BS things… That video of Sam at the Dawn of Day house is also useless. Why? Because Sam went in there willingly knowing what would happen. So, Shiloh wasn’t doing anything to her she didn’t expect.
Suggestion — General Hospital Petition for the Writers to Learn Show History
Sam agreed for Shiloh to drug, tattoo and boink her. Taking that drug knowingly was the same thing as her letting a surgeon give her anesthesia. On General Hospital, Sam knows exactly what the plan is, so she consented legally. The definition of consent is the “agreement to do something”. Sam knows, agreed, drank the kool-aid with full knowledge. So, that video is nothing more than documentation of the events to which she consented. Of course, if the writers are being sloppy, they can try to use it in court. This whole storyline is a hot mess.
What GH needs is some Dawn of a New Day type enlightenment to occur in the writing process. Perhaps someone can arrange for Shelly Altman and her cohorts to spend part of the summer break reading the show’s history and watching old clips. It’s one thing to ignore some small facet of the soap’s history. It’s quite another to contradict almost a year of known ABC GH storyline. Perhaps Shiloh Archer brainwashed the writers better than he did Kristina Corinthos…
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