General Hospital Recaps: Deadlines, Deceptions & Incendiary Devices

Get caught up on all the juicy goings on in Port Charles this week on General Hospital…

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The General Hospital recaps for January 23 – 27, 2023, featured divorce, deceptions, legal to-dos, medical maladies, and more.

General Hospital Recaps: Monday, January 23

Heather (Alley Mills) endears herself to Esme (Avery Kristen Pohl)…Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) gives Heather a deadline: one week to get primo dirt on Ryan Chamberlin (Jon Lindstrom) or it’s bye-bye Spring Ridge and hello D’Archam Asylum…Heather is less than pleased to learn that Sam (Kelly Monaco) is on the hunt for Esme’s former nanny.

Nikolas (Marcus Coloma) tells Laura (Genie Francis) that he plans to sue for full custody of his and Esme’s baby and tries to get her on side; Laura balks…Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) rebuffs Carolyn’s (Denise Crosby) attempts to mend fences. Later, Laura encourages Liz to hear her mother out…Carolyn arrives for a meeting with Nikolas.

Ava (Maura West) interrupts an intense exchange between Austin (Roger Howarth) and Mason (Nathanyael Grey) and recalls seeing Mason on the Quartermaine estate the night of her stabbing. Ava and Austin bond over their shared life experiences.

Cameron (William Lipton) forces Josslyn (Eden McCoy) to admit that she was unfaithful — with Dex (Evan Hofer) during their courtship…Sonny (Maurice Benard) cautions Spencer against fighting Nikolas for custody of Esme’s spawn. Dex bursts in on the pair and demands a face-to-face with Sonny.

GH Recaps: Tuesday, January 24

Josslyn begs Cameron to keep mum about her and Dex’s involvement. He reluctantly agrees…Dex fills Sonny in on the events of New Year’s Eve and seemingly puts him at ease. After Dex takes his leave, Sonny tasks a contact with further investigating Dex…Liz begins to confide her and Nikolas’s recent transgressions in Laura but halts when a clearly rattled Cameron enters the scene.

Sam and Maxie (Kirsten Storms) catch up…Nikolas works overtime to convince Carolyn to use her expertise to ensure Esme’s memories never return — for Liz’s sake — but she’s horrified by the very idea…Anna (Finola Hughes), Valentin (James Patrick Stuart), and Renee (Maria Tornberg) descend into Paris’s underground tunnels. The trio eventually come upon a gagged and bound Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring).

General Hospital Recaps: Wednesday, January 25

Trina (Tabyana Ali) and Spencer attempt to lift Cameron’s spirits but are unsuccessful. Trina offers to accompany Spencer to Britt’s memorial; Spencer happily accepts, then explains his plan to raise Esme and Nikolas’s baby himself…Carly and Josslyn commiserate with one another…Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) sings Carly’s praises to Drew (Cameron Mathison).

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Laura and Victor (Charles Shaughnessy) verbally spar…Laura and Martin (Michael E. Knight) discuss the merits of joining forces with Cyrus (Jeff Kober) and using Esme as a pawn against Victor…Anna and Valentine untie Lucy, reveal that they’ve long been aware of Renee’s plan to betray them, and set off a series of incendiary devices that result in the tunnels flooding. Anna, Valentin, and Lucy are the only ones to survive the deluge.

GH Recaps: Thursday, January 26

Nina (Cynthia Watros) learns that she’s not a viable bone marrow donor for Willow (Katelyn MacMullen)…Drew forgives Carly for her subterfuge. The two retire to her abode to make love…Trina admits that she’s no longer playacting when it comes to her love for Spencer…Ava and Nikolas finalize their divorce; he insists this isn’t the end of their story.

Mac (John J. York) is concerned over Cody’s (Josh Kelly) association with Selina (Lydia Look). Selina calls in Gladys’s (Bonnie Burroughs) debt. Cody learns that Gladys and Sasha’s (Sofia Mattsson) mother-in-law/guardian are one and the same.

General Hospital Recaps: Friday, January 27

Valentin, Anna, Laura, Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn), Robert (Tristan Rogers), and Felicia (Kristina Wagner) all conspire to convince Victor that Valentin is dead…Lucy and Martin reunite and reconnect in the bedroom…Ava boosts Nina’s spirits…Nina spies Drew and Carly in a clinch.

Though it takes some convincing, Willow finally agrees to have her baby delivered prematurely so that doctors can harvest stem cells from the umbilical cord.

General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC. For an in-depth look at the show’s history, click here.

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