‘General Hospital’ Fans Think Lucas Needs Time to Grieve

by Jeremy Spirogis
Lucas (Ryan Carnes) in a hospital bed with a baby on his lap

Fans of General Hospital are involved about Dr. Lucas Jones, and with good cause. The character not too long ago had his entire life torn aside. He realized a few horrible scheme and misplaced each his son and his husband in a single swoop. Here’s what viewers are saying about Lucas’ tragic story line. 

Lucas (Ryan Carnes) in a hospital bed with a baby on his lap
Ryan Carnes as Lucas on ‘General Hospital’ | Nick Agro through Getty Images

Lucas misplaced every part

Lucas not too long ago came upon that his blissful household life was all a deception. He and his husband, Brad Cooper, adopted a child named Wiley. But earlier than Lucas had an opportunity to satisfy the toddler, it died of SIDS whereas alone with Brad. A devastated Brad rushed Wiley to the hospital and on the best way bumped into Nelle Benson. She had not too long ago given delivery to a toddler conceived with Michael Corinthos. Together, Brad and Nelle developed a plan to change infants. Brad introduced Nelle’s youngster residence with him to satisfy Lucas, and Nelle claimed her toddler had been stillborn. 

Brad thought the key can be simple to maintain from Lucas, however outdoors forces stored threatening to reveal his con. Willow Tait, the mom of the unique child who died got here into the image, and Nelle had second ideas round giving her youngster away. All the stress from this secret drove a wedge between Lucas and Brad’s once-happy marriage. 

Finally, Brad confessed his deception to Lucas. But moments later, the couple are concerned in a visitors accident, leaving Lucas within the hospital with no reminiscence of Brad’s revelation. 

Over time, Lucas begins to recollect to entire story. He decides at hand his son over to his actual father, Michael. Then, Lucas breaks off his relationship with Brad. 

Fans assume Lucas wants time to grieve

After shedding every part of significance in his life, viewers wish to see Lucas grieve and in the end, heal. However, General Hospital has quickly transferring storylines with numerous twists and turns. Some are involved that he gained’t get that chance earlier than one thing else tragic occurs to him. The remark part of a current Twitter post from the cleaning soap gave viewers the possibility to precise their opinion. 

“#Gh give Lucas a chance to show his grief and loss. He is no longer a daddy to Wiley… his loss is just as profound…,” one fan wrote

“…I want to see Lucas. He’s the one most affected by this yet we haven’t seen him coping,” another wrote. 

Some viewers identified how a lot they needed Lucas to stay in Wiley’s life. “…The person who has suffered most is Lucas,” a fan wrote. “Why isn’t Michael asking 4 Lucas 2 be involved in Wiley’s life? Why are we seeing all this focus on Willow instead of Lucas. He lost 2 sons and his husband.”

Another viewer pointed how a lot Lucas might assist Wiley by means of the transition. “If Wiley needs some comfort and familiar person, call Lucas. Let him be involved in the transition helping Wiley adjust – if he wants to be…”

Remaining in Wiley’s life, even a small half, would most likely do wonders for Lucas’ psychological well being. But, as one fan identified, Michael has promised to make that occur sooner or later, he simply isn’t prepared but. “… Lucas is Michael’s family and is going to be part of his life when he is ready. I believe Michael mentioned that when he found out the truth,” they wrote. 

When will viewers see Lucas grieve?

So far, we haven’t had a lot of an opportunity to see Lucas grieve. Recent episodes have backed away from his story and targeted on different characters. And now, viewers can have even longer to attend for an replace on Lucas. General Hospital not too long ago put a maintain on new episodes due to the coronavirus. 

According to Soap Central, General Hospital is halting manufacturing of recent episodes till social distancing tips are lifted. Starting March 16, they’re airing outdated General Hospital episodes in the identical time slot. The suspension is scheduled to finish April 10, however could also be prolonged if vital. 

Unfortunately, the social distancing tips don’t look like coming to an finish anytime quickly. Viewers will most likely have to attend some time earlier than they learn how Lucas is doing. Hopefully, when the present returns, followers will get what they need – Lucas to grieve and heal. 

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