GH marks its 51st anniversary show with love, life and nostalgia. With the knowledge of AJ’s shooter weighing on them both, Carly and Sonny bond and reflect on their stormy history. Bobbie learns that Noah is in love with someone else, while Lucy is determined to end her affair with Scott for good.
Now that Carly knows who shot AJ, a deeply concerned Sonny wonders if she will keep his secret. Dante and Lulu are stunned to hear who will be representing Britt in the embryo case. Shawn freaks out when he learns about Jordan’s new job. Nathan, Sam and Silas are forced to work together -- but who in the world is their target?
Once Sonny comes clean about AJ, Carly contemplates keeping his secret from Michael. Ava eavesdrops on a staged conversation about Nakamura. After her tense encounter with Nikolas, Britt turns to Brad for comfort about Ben. Meanwhile, Obrecht's master plan heats up as she plots her next move.
Another disturbing twist is revealed in the Nakamura case. A torn Britt ponders over Obrecht’s latest scheme regarding Ben. Dante receives an unexpected visitor at the PCPD. Shawn questions Jordan about her new job. Nikolas is relieved when he finds out Ric didn't spend the night with Elizabeth.
A blindsided Nikolas suddenly finds himself in a dangerous situation.Britt surprises Lulu and Dante with information about Ben. Ava’s actions makes Silas question the true suspect in Nina’s case. Ric severs his professional ties to Julian.
Just as everyone starts to decipher Obrecht’s latest scheme regarding Ben, the unthinkable happens to Elizabeth. Madeline makes a revelation to Nathan regarding Nina. In order to help lift Carly’s burden, Franco tries to persuade her to trust him and share Sonny’s secret. Anna provides much-needed reassurance to a stressed out Lulu.
For once, Obrecht is the one who is shocked when she comes face to face with someone from her past. Besides Ava’s involvement with AJ’s shooting, Carly thinks she is hiding something else. The newest Port Charles’ resident rubs Nathan the wrong way. Dante and Lulu are given some hope.
Ric sets the record straight with Sonny. Nikolas is perplexed when Elizabeth asks him about his true feelings for Britt. Silas and Sam finally solve Nina’s case, and are convinced this ordeal is behind them. Nathan and Britt bond over drinks.
Obrecht has a callous proposition for Dante in regards to his family. Ric intends to fight for the woman he truly desires. Nikolas gives bad news to Spencer about Britt and Ben. Sonny confronts Luke about his recent unsettling conversation with Ric.
Dante tells Lulu about Obrecht’s obscure proposition. Nikolas offers to help Elizabeth, which does not sit well with Britt. By default, Madeline has no choice but to reveal some scandalous news to Nathan. When Patrick joins Sabrina for her doctor’s appointment, an uninvited Carlos shows up.
Sonny’s guilty conscience is haunting him just when Michael arrives to tell him they might have a suspect in AJ’s case. As Jordan gets ready for her first day of work, she and Shawn continue to argue about her job choice. Ned returns to Port Charles.
Olivia tries to help Sonny out of his erratic state, but is crushed by his hurtful words. Patrick and Sabrina learn the gender of their baby. Jordan proves her loyalty to her new boss by confiding that she wants in on his covert business. Ned does not trust Luke’s true motives for marrying Tracy.
Feeling hopeless and overwhelmed, Sonny believes there is one person he can trust. Nathan deals with some obstacles at home. Anna and Dante secretly arrange to obtain a DNA sample from Carlos. Lulu asks Britt about whether or not she should trust Obrecht’s latest offer.
Sonny tries to make things right between him and Olivia. Spencer wants to warn Sonny that Luke is out to get him. When Carlos feels the pressure to spill all to the PCPD, Ava knows she must quickly intervene. An angry Ned tells Tracy that he disapproves of Luke, just as he enters.
An upset Michael turns to a tormented Sonny for comfort over AJ’s pending funeral services. Patrick is surprised when Sabrina shows up to attend Emma’s dance recital. Ava threatens a jailed Carlos. Nik and Elizabeth share an emotional moment which is interrupted by Ric, who vows to fight for her love.
Franco attempts to get information on Ava by forming a bond with Carlos while they are both in jail. Sonny walks in on Luke and Spencer, just as Luke is coercing Spencer to keep quiet. Ned tries to warn the disbelieving Tracy that Luke is up to no good.
Port Charles gathers to pay their respects to AJ, and Monica is upset when Sonny shows up at the service. Luke is concerned about what Spencer knows. A jealous Ava oversees Morgan and Kiki comforting each other. Patrick, Emma and Sabrina are put in harms’ way.
Anna and Nathan assess the aftermath of a dire situation. Franco fills Carly in on Carlos’ admission, but new circumstances make him wonder if Ava made good on her warning. Spencer decides to let Sonny know about Luke’s plans. Morgan defends Kiki from Luke.
Morgan faces the ultimate betrayal from his father. Sabrina and Patrick discover their baby may be at risk. Nathan has tough questions for Britt. Carly and Franco plan to tell Anna about Carlos’ revelation. Carlos confronts Ava about the aftermath of her threat.
Carlos makes a staggering confession to the PCPD. Despite their big blowup, Olivia wants to try and work things out with Sonny. Anna is suspicious of Britt and encourages Nathan to watch her closely. Meanwhile, Britt provides an update for Patrick and Sabrina regarding their baby.
Despite a new development in AJ’s murder case, Carly and Franco are determined to find out what Ava is hiding. While Julian and Alexis share a romantic dinner, Morgan interrupts them and provides suspect news to Julian about Ava. Shawn threatens to tell TJ the truth about Jordan’s past.
Nathan surprises Britt with an astonishing revelation. The shrewd Obrecht and savvy Madeline are both confident their individual ploys will get them out of jail. Does Obrecht wield the power to have her charges dropped? Luke suggests to Shawn that Ric might still be working with Julian.