Port Charles Season 12
S12 E01Jul 1, 2002
07.01.02 - Monday: Torn [Premiere] Jul 1, 2002 Lucy and Kevin joyously reunite and she fills him in on Ali's condition. Victor, Serena and Christina soon join them. Kevin wants to call Livvie, but Victor and Lucy dissuade him. After learning Rafe went to the hospital, Livvie races over there to stop him from running into Alison. At the hospital, Ali awakens after Rafe kisses her and they continue kissing. Alison thinks she died, but Rafe reassures her that she's alive- only he doesn't know who she is. Ian, Jack and Jamal enter and are stunned by Ali's medical progress. Ian declares Alison miracously cured and phones Lucy and learns Kevin's alive. Rafe, meanwhile, claims he has amnesia. Alison tries to help him remember, but he tells her he's married. Livvie then enters and announces she's Rafe's new bride! Elsewhere, an ominous shadowy figure enters Port Charles.
S12 E02Jul 2, 2002
07.02.02 - Tuesday: Torn Jul 2, 2002 Ricky and Karen both worry about their new relationship, but then make love. Karen then finds a picture of Casey in Ricky's apartment. At the hospital, Ian and Kate encounter a battered wife, whose husband tries to explain away her injuries. Kate calls the police as Ian treats the woman. After the husband vows to make his wife pay, he becomes scared when a mysterious shadow approaches him. Alison is stunned to learn Rafe married Livvie. Lucy and Kevin arrive and Livvie is shocked that her father's alive. Rafe is confused when Lucy calls him ""cousin"" and runs out. Livvie tells Kevin that she and Rafe have fallen in love, while Ali tells Lucy how Livvie tricked Rafe into marrying her. Lucy agrees to help Rafe recover his memory. Rafe then refuses to return home with Livvie until she tells him the truth.
S12 E03Jul 3, 2002
07.03.02 - Wednesday: Torn Jul 3, 2002 At the hospital, the abusive husband, who met with Ian and Kate, is found nearly beaten death and blames an ""Angel of Death."" While treating him, Karen realizes he has no bruises or marks on his body. Alison tells Jack that Livvie married Rafe. Jack suggests they could have been together before, but, after passionately arguing that, Ali passes out. Livvie admits to Rafe she lied in order to protect them from Alison. Rafe is upset Livvie deliberately kept her from his loves ones and walks away from her, then goes to Alison, but Jack won't let him see her. Jack vows to kill Rafe if he ever hurts her.
S12 E04Jul 4, 2002
07.04.02 - Thursday: Torn Jul 4, 2002 Frank offers his acceptance of Ricky and Karen, who are ready to go public as a couple. Livvie lies to Kevin that she did not frame Alison for his murder. Lucy tells Rafe that he belong with Alison, not Livvie, and advises him to spend more time with her to get his memory back. Mary is mugged in the park by two punks. Livvie visits a sleeping Alison and vows not let Ali mess up her marriage to Rafe. Livvie hides when she hears Rafe coming and listens as Rafe asks Ali to tell him all about their relationship.
S12 E05Jul 5, 2002
07.05.02 - Friday: Torn Jul 5, 2002 Kate tells Ian she'll be leaving Port Charles, then calls her significant other. Later, Kate gets a strange phone call and tells the caller she'll get the money as soon as she can. In the park, after Victor can't find his wife, Jamal, Jack, Ricky and Karen search for her. Mary, meanwhile, is mugged by two thugs, who steal her purse and wedding ring. The mugging is stopped when a mysterious shadow arrives and the two mean scream in fear. Everyone then finds Mary- and then the muggers, who are hanging upside down from a tree. The muggers blame an eerie ""hooded guy with no face."" Alison fills Rafe in on their life together as Livvie secretly listens. However, Rafe still can't remember their past. Later, Livvie tells Rafe she thinks she's pregnant.
S12 E06Jul 8, 2002
07.08.02 - Monday: Torn Jul 8, 2002 The two muggers are arrested and mention a mysterious hooded shadow. Ian, Jack and Jamal discuss the latest supernatural phenomenon to hit town. Kate visits Alison to say goobye, then Amanda enters and tells Kate she's been promoted but must stay in town. After Livvie tells Rafe she might be pregnant, he seems skeptical, but agrees to stay with her if she is pregnant. Later, he gives her a home pregnancy test to take.
S12 E07Jul 9, 2002
07.09.02 - Tuesday: Torn Jul 9, 2002 An unseen person spies on Ricky and Karen. Later, Karen, walking alone, is mugged. Jack and Jamal chase the ""shadow"" who turns out to be an impostor trying to impress women. Livvie doctors the pregnancy test Rafe gave her. Ali tracks down Rafe and enters his motel room just as he reads Livvie's ""positive"" pregnancy test results.
S12 E08Jul 10, 2002
07.10.02 - Wednesday: Torn Jul 10, 2002 A TV reporter interviews Jamal about the ""shadow,"" while a mysterious person watches the interview, then marks Port Charles on a map. Karen is rescued from a mugging by a mysterious cloaked person, who attacks her mugger. Seeing the mystery person's face, Karen says, ""Oh my God, it's you."" Ricky then arrives and nabs the mugger. When the cops take Karen's statement, she makes Ricky out to be the hero but doesn't mention the ""shadow."" Meanwhile, Kevin thanks Ian for being a good friend to Lucy during his absence. Ian turns down Lucy's invite to stay with them permanently. Ali enters Livvie's motel room and demands to talk to Rafe, who privately tells her Livvie's pregnant. Ali insists Livvie's lying, but realizes Rafe isn't upset about the pregnancy and must have made love to Livvie. Ali takes off before telling Rafe what she came to tell him, then breaks down in tears in the park. Livvie then issues Rafe an ultimatum- he must choose between Alison OR the baby and Livvie. Raf
S12 E09Jul 11, 2002
07.11.02 - Thursday: Torn Jul 11, 2002 Kate tells Ian her new promotion will keep her in town, but dodges his questions about her boyfriend. Ian senses that Kate is lying. After learning from Alison that Livvie claims she's pregnant, Jack is skeptical and advises Ali to speak with Rafe alone. Jack then comes up with a plan on how to get them together. Realizing she's ovulating, Livvie attempts to seduce Rafe to get pregnant for real, but he calls a halt to their passion. Jack calls and tells Rafe to go the Barringtons' because Ali's in trouble and Rafe takes off, leaving a fuming Livvie by herself. At the Barringtons', Jack lies that Ali's locked herself in the attic and won't come out. However, when Ali opens the attic door for Rafe, Jack pushes Rafe in and locks the two of them in together.
S12 E10Jul 12, 2002
07.12.02- Friday: Torn Jul 12, 2002 Ricky overhears Karen's confession she was rescued by the ""shadow"" and not him. Ricky is upset until Karen explains why she lied that he was her hero. Locked together in the attic, Rafe thinks Ali's playing games, while she tries to make him see the truth about Livvie. When Rafe still can't remember their past, Ali becomes upset. However, Rafe admits he still cares for her but he's married. Ali asks him to kiss her to prove that he doesn't have feelings for her. He does but then ends up kissing her passionately. Jamal is surprised when he bumps into Casey outside the bike shop. After waiting for Rafe to return, Livvie goes out to find him. Cutting through the woods, she feels someone's following her. After falling on the ground, she's scared when she sees a shadow approaching her.
S12 E11Jul 15, 2002
07.15.02 - Monday: Torn Jul 15, 2002 In the woods, Livvie is followed, then trips and falls to the ground. A mysterious shadow approaches and stands over her. Jamal runs into a woman who looks like Casey, but the woman, Marissa, is a reporter investigating the paranormal activity in town. She wants the truth about the ""shadow,"" but Jamal claims there's no story. She takes off when he calls Ricky. Rafe and Alison kiss but he's conflicted because of his marriage and uborn child. Ali makes him see he has feelings for her and they kiss again. But Rafe pulls back, kicks down the door and leaves. Ali, confident she's getting through to Rafe, vows not to give up on him. Ed and James observe Rafe and Ali and discuss their bet. When they can't see Livvie, James tells Ed a dark and powerful force has entered the picture. Rafe returns to the motel and learns Livvie ran out so he takes off after her. In the woods, Livvie's shoe is seen lying on the ground, but Livvie's nowhere to be found as the shadow walks away.
S12 E12Jul 16, 2002
07.16.02 - Tuesday: Torn Jul 16, 2002 Karen suggests she and Ricky rethink their relationship after he insists she accompany him to Manhattan when she already declined. When Karen mentions she's not like Casey, Ricky tells her Casey's dead. Ian, Frank and Karen visit a run-down apartment and Kate threatens to sue the slumlord. Later, the slumlord privately threatens her. Marissa hunts for the ""shadow"" in the woods but instead finds Jamal- and Livvie's shoe. Marissa also tells Jamal she had a twin sister who died at birth. Marissa tells him she did have a twin sister who died at birth. Rafe tells Alison and Jack that Livvie's missing, but Jack insists she's merely hiding. Rafe and Jack exchange punches after Jack implies Rafe's not the father of Livvie's baby and tells him how Livvie falsely cried rape on Jack. Jamal comes by and breaks up the fight and Rafe sees Marissa with Livvie's shoe. Jack then thinks something did happen to Livvie.
S12 E13Jul 17, 2002
07.17.02- Wednesday: Torn Jul 17, 2002 Karen decides to make a go of her relationship with Ricky and calls him, as he was remembering Casey. He is happy when she tells him she will go to New York with him. Later, they run into Jamal and Marissa and are stunned by her resemblance to Casey. While searching for Livvie, Jack tells Rafe that Livvie was Caleb's bride. They find a piece of her nightgown, while Alison stumbles upon an unconscious Livvie. After the slumlord threatens Kate the ""shadow"" appears and tells Kate to go. Kate runs into Ian, who finds the landlord tied up, but no ""shadow."" Later, the ""shadow"" emerges after Kate and Ian leave.
S12 E14Jul 18, 2002
07.18.02 - Thursday: Torn Jul 18, 2002 Ricky is shocked by Marissa's resemblance to Casey, but later tells Karen he put Casey in the past and moved on with Karen. After Jamal suggests that Marissa and Casey were twins, Marissa calls her mother to find out. Alison, Jack and Rafe find Livvie unconscious in the woods. Livvie says she tripped, hit her head and blacked out, but doesn't mention the shadow. Rafe takes Livvie to the hospital where tests reveal that her baby is thriving. Ian and Kate make separate plans to go to New York. She plans on visiting her ""honey"" while he wants to investigate the ""shadow."" Chris and Doree also discuss the ""shadow."" Later, Ian is confronted by the ""shadow"" who, after warning Ian not to interfere, mysteriously disappears.
S12 E15Jul 19, 2002
07.19.02 - Friday: Torn Jul 19, 2002 Rafe's less than thrilled to hear Livvie's baby is fine and tells Livvie he doesn't love her, then takes off to find Alison. Alison tells Jack that Livvie is really pregnant. Rafe tells Ali he wants her, however, she lets him go because of his wife and child. Ian learns from a professor friend that the ""shadow"" is an urban legend called ""The Avatar"" who wanders from town to town seeking justice, but, after finding a human host, becomes more powerful before revealing a dark side. Livvie remembers the pact she made with the ""shadow,"" in which he'll give her a baby and she'll keep his identity secret.
S12 E16Jul 22, 2002
07.22.02 - Monday: Torn Jul 22, 2002 In New York, Ian sees Kate and learns she's always eats alone and no one's ever seen her boyfriend. Livvie tells Kevin and Lucy she's pregnant, however, they seem less than pleased. Lucy and Kevin argue about what to do and Livvie becomes upset when she hears Lucy say Rafe will never love her. Ali breaks it off with Rafe, who finds it hard to say goodbye. However, they both agree that it's the right thing to do and then sadly part ways. Later, Ali tells Lucy it's over between her and Rafe. Rafe then returns to Livvie and says he'll be a real husband to her and father to their child. Livvie, privately, expresses her satisfaction that her plan worked. Meanwhile, the ""shadow"" skulks around the docks and overhears some young boys compare him to other superheroes. The ""shadow"" enters a room full of press clippings about him and then lets out a wailing moan.
S12 E17Jul 23, 2002
07.23.02 - Tuesday: Torn Jul 23, 2002 Karen asks Ricky how he felt seeing Marissa and he admits he was stunned but says Casey's in his past. Karen and Ricky make love, but afterwards, Ricky thinks about Casey. Jamal and Marissa meet with her mother and Marissa asks if Casey is her twin. Her mother admits she gave both Casey and Marissa away as infants and, eventually got back Marissa, but never found Casey. Jamal lies that Casey is living in Europe to spare Marissa's mother's guilty feelings. Livvie feels physical pain and tells Rafe the baby kicked. He goes to get help and runs into Ian, who is reading about ""The Avatar."" Rafe says ""The Avatar"" is real and he encountered it as a slayer. Rafe tells Ian how ""The Avatar"" needs a human body to inhabit and has the ability to reproduce. Livvie eavesdrops on their conversation and when she hears Rafe say he's unsure if ""The Avatar"" reproduces in human form, she faints.
S12 E18Jul 24, 2002
07.24.02 - Wednesday: Torn Jul 24, 2002 For Alison's 21st birthday, Jack surprises her with pizza and champagne. He comforts her when she cries about Rafe, then asks her to model for him for his new photographer job. Rafe and Ian watch over Livvie, who fainted, as she mumbles that a monster's growing inside her. Livvie covers by saying she heard them discussing The Avatar. Rafe tells Ian that The Avatar is harder to destroy than a vampire, because although its host human body can be killed but it will move on to another host. Ian then catches Kate in a lie when she says she and her boyfriend dined together in New York while Ian saw her alone. Livvie and Rafe move into their new place but Rafe wishes he was with Ali. Livvie dreams she that her new baby is a monster. The Avatar runs through the woods when a woman screams and then stands over a bloody body. Then, The Avatar washes the blood from his hands.
S12 E19Jul 25, 2002
07.25.02 - Thursday: Torn Jul 25, 2002 Jamal thinks Marissa wants a relationship with him after she thanks him for his help, but she denies this. Later, after hearing the ""shadow"" was spotted in the woods, they look for him but instead find his latest victim. Alison asks Kate to move in with her and Kate agrees. Livvie has more pains from her ""baby,"" and asks Rafe to tell her about The Avatar. After he says The Avatar is after control and domination, she wonders if her child will be human. Rafe then goes to the lighthouse and bumps into Alison. Livvie, meanwhile, goes to the docks and confronts The Avatar demanding to know what it did to her and what is she carrying inside her.
S12 E20Jul 26, 2002
07.26.02 - Friday: Torn Jul 26, 2002 Ian tells Kate he saw her dine alone in New York and she accuses him of spying on her. She slaps him when he says he didn't approach because he felt sorry for her. She tries to leave his apartment, but he says he won't let her go. Livvie confronts The Avatar, demanding to know what she's carrying, and The Avatar responds that he did what asked, then disappears. Rafe and Alison run into each other outside the lighthouse and realize Lucy set them up. Ali runs off and Rafe and Kevin berate Lucy for her meddling. Livvie arrives for dinner and learns Ali was there. However, their dinner is interrupted when Livvie has more stomach pains and Rafe rushes her to the hospital. Meanwhile, Alison models for Jack at the bike shop, but when she gets dizzy, he takes her to the hospital as well. At the hospital, Livvie confronts Alison and demands to speak to her in private. On the staircase, Livvie tries to pick a fight with Alison and when Rafe comes by, she falls, making it appear that Al
S12 E21Jul 29, 2002
07.29.02 - Monday: Torn Jul 29, 2002 Ian and Kate argue after he catches her in a lie. Later, she calls a mysterious peson whom she refers to as ""sweetheart."" Jamal and Marissa learn the ""shadow's"" latest victim will live, but realize the ""shadow"" protects women. Marissa dubs the ""shadow"" as ""Lancelot."" Meanwhile, Chris goes on TV to defend the ""shadow"" and Ian suspects Chris may be the ""shadow's"" human host. After Livvie tries to pick a fight with Alison, she falls down the hospital staircase. Rafe orders Alison to stay away from Livvie. Ali tells Jack it was an accident but wonders if Livvie wanted to fall. Rafe overhears this and becomes even angrier and Jack convinces Ali to leave them alone. Livvie waits for results on her unborn child and thinks she's fixed her ""pregnancy"" by ""The Avatar."" However, Livvie's doctor reveals that her baby's just fine.
S12 E22Jul 30, 2002
07.30.02 - Tuesday: Torn Jul 30, 2002 After learning Livvie's baby is okay, Jack takes Alison to the carnival to get her mind off Rafe. Alison has a fun time with Jack and, later, after laying back against him tells him he's just ""what the doctor ordered."" Chris accuses Ian of being jealous of the ""Shadow"" because Ian's not the hero anymore. After talking with Nurse Colleen, Frank and Rafe, Ian becomes suspicious that Chris might be The Avatar's host body. Livvie tries to hide her disappointment when she learns that her baby's heartbeat is unusually strong, despite her fall down the stairs. Livvie confronts The Avatar on the docks and delivers an ultimatum- either tell her what he's done to her or she'll reveal his identity.
S12 E23Jul 31, 2002
07.31.02- Wednesday: Torn Jul 31, 2002 Livvie threatens to reveal The Avatar's identity unless he tells her what he's done to her, but decides to keep quiet after he threatens to reveal he's her baby's father. The Avatar says her child will be human and will be a special child who will do great things. Marissa doesn't want to talk to Jamal about Casey. After he saves her from choking, she dubs him her hero. She then figures out a way to contact The Avatar, by pretending she's in trouble. After screaming, The Avatar appears, but overhears her discuss her ruse to Jamal and doesn't emerge. Alison runs into Rafe at the Recovery Room and he apologizes for yelling at her and blaming her for Livvie's fall. Rafe also admits he followed her, but she says they need to stay away from each other so he returns to Livvie. At the hospital, Lucy and Jack discover Livvie's not in her room. Lucy gets suspicious when Jack mentions Livvie seemed to want Ali to push her. Thinking Rafe's not the father of Livvie's baby, Lucy discreetly
S12 E24Aug 1, 2002
08.01.02 - Thursday: Torn Aug 1, 2002 Marissa's article about ""Lancelot"" (a.k.a. The Avatar) is published. After telling Marissa about his past dream of motocross racing, Jamal takes her for a ride on his bike. Alison declines Amanda's offer to send her away to school. Rafe tells Livvie that he has to fight The Avatar, but she protests. Chris overhears and agree with Livvie. Kate realizes that Ian thinks Chris is The Avatar. She catches him breaking into Chris's apartment, where they find articles and videos about The Avatar. When Ian leaves, The Avatar appears and tells Ian that he warned him not to interfere.
S12 E25Aug 2, 2002
08.02.02 - Friday: Torn Aug 2, 2002 After The Avatar threatens Ian, Kate finds Chris kneeling over Ian, who's unconscious. Kate tries to mace Chris, then Ian gets up and punches him out. They go inside Chris's apartment and Ian questions Chris about being The Avatar's human host, but Chris denies it and provides an explanation for his recent activity. Ian then realizes Chris is not The Avatar. Lucy's doctor friend performs a secret paternity test on Livvie's baby. After Lucy and Livvie exchange words, Lucy tells Livvie about the test. Rafe goes looking for The Avatar but runs into Alison. Thinking The Avatar's approaching, Rafe shields Ali, but it's not him. Later, Ali hides as Rafe finally confronts The Avatar.
S12 E26Aug 5, 2002
08.05.02 - Monday: Torn Aug 5, 2002 After Lucy reveals she had a secret paternity test done, she offers Livvie the chance to come clean to Kevin and Rafe. Livvie, however, holds her ground and Lucy is shocked when the test results indicate Rafe is the father. However, Livvie secretly paid a nurse to alter her results. Chris asks Officer Doree for another chance, but pumps her for information about The Avator. Rafe confronts The Avator while Alison refuses to leave without him. The Avator says he are Rafe are ""brothers,"" because they are both protectors, but Rafe calls The Avator a coward. After Rafe vows to destroy him, The Avator disappears, but not before blowing the door off of a building. Jack arrives and sees Rafe and Ali in an embrace. Elsewhere, Chris has his own run in with The Avator.
S12 E27Aug 6, 2002
08.06.02 - Tuesday: Torn Aug 6, 2002 Alison accuses Jack of acting like her boyfriend after he stops her and Rafe from hugging and tells Rafe to go away. However, Jack denies he has romatic feelings for her. Marissa tells Jamal she likes him and kisses him. Although he claims he doesn't want a relationship, he continues kissing her. Jack and Ali walk in and surprise them. Alison then tells them about The Avatar, while Rafe talks to Ian and they discuss ways to fight him. In the park, The Avatar corners Chris, then reveals his identity. Later, in front of TV cameras, Chris claims he's befriended The Avator and his offical spokesman. Chris claims ""Lancelot"" doesn't mean harm and only wants peace and justice. Chris's interview is seen by Jack, Alison, Jamal, Marissa, Karen, Ricky, Frank, Ian, Rafe, Doree and Andy, who all have their own reasons for wanting to talk with Chris about The Avatar. After they all arrive at the park, Ian asks Chris to prove he knows The Avatar by revealing his identity.
S12 E28Aug 7, 2002
08.07.02 - Wednesday: Torn Aug 7, 2002 Ian asks Chris to prove he knows Lancelot/The Avatar by revealing his identity. Chris won't reveal his identity, but does provide proof by knowing details of a recent drug bust done by Lancelot. Chris agrees to give Marissa firsthand information to the press about Lancelot. The police arrive and confirm Chris's account of the drug bust, but arrest him for failing to reveal The Avatar's identity. Livvie warns the nurse who altered her paternity test results to keep quiet. The nurse, per Livvie's instructions, gives Kevin a copy of the results and he hits the roof when he realizes Lucy ordered the test. Lucy squirms to explain her actions, but Kevin vows to stand by Livvie. Livvie and Lucy then face off and declare war against each other. Meanwhile, Alison insists on helping Rafe fight The Avatar and fills him in on his past battles against supernatural forces. Unbeknownst to them, Livvie sees them together on TV.
S12 E29Aug 8, 2002
08.08.02 - Thursday: Torn Aug 8, 2002 Even after his arrest, Chris he refuses to reveal Lancelot's identity and also refuses legal representation. As the public cries for Chris's release, Ian warns Chris that Lancelot must be stopped, but Chris fails to heed his warning. Kevin ends his angry silence with Lucy by acknowledging that Livvie does have some problems. However, Kevin refuses to turn his back on her and makes Lucy promise not to make him choose between her and Livvie. After Lucy agrees, they kiss and make up. Livvie catches Rafe and Alison together and surprises them by asking Ali to be friends again. However, Rafe and Ali both see through her act and Ali leaves. Despite Livvie's protests, Rafe is determined to fight The Avatar. Ali goes to Jack, who says she's only interested in helping Rafe fight The Avatar because it would keep them in close contact. He also tells her he doesn't want to be her ""consolation prize."" Livvie overhears Rafe tells Ian that they must reveal the identity of The Avatar's host
S12 E30Aug 9, 2002
08.09.02 - Friday: Torn Aug 9, 2002 Ricky learns Marissa is Casey's twin sister and then consoles her after getting her to open up about her feelings toward Casey. After getting Alison to realize she should stop pursuing Rafe, Jack kisses Alison and she responds. Livvie overhears Ian and Rafe's plan to trap The Avatar. During a TV interview, Ian warns the public about The Avatar and calls him a coward. The interview works in angering The Avatar, however, Livvie warns him that it's a trap. Asking him to trust her, she removes his hood and reveals his identity to be Frank.
S12 E31Aug 12, 2002
08.12.02 - Monday: Torn Aug 12, 2002 Alison and Jack kiss, but she stops any further passion and leaves after Jamal arrives. Jamal gives Jack advice on Ali, but Jack doesn't want to listen. Ian and Rafe's plan to trap The Avatar goes bust when the police arrive and The Avatar fails to show up. Livvie warns Frank, The Avatar's host, about the trap. After berating Livvie for her evil deeds, Frank tells her he will get back at Rafe and Ian. Later, Livvie tries to seduce Rafe, but he's not interested. Ali runs into Daniel and his nanny in the park and offers to take Daniel home. Then, Frank arrives and offers them a ride home in his car.
S12 E32Aug 13, 2002
08.13.02 - Tuesday: Torn Aug 13, 2002 Ian and Kate get trapped in an elevator and he gently calms her down after she begins to panic. Kate admits she is no longer with her boyfriend, but she still loves him. Kevin fears Livvie may be drawn into The Avatar's darkness, but Lucy doesn't think Livvie has any connection to The Avatar. Alison declines Frank's offer of a ride home and leaves with Daniel. Upset, Frank turns into The Avatar, then encounters Alison and Daniel. Livvie successfully seduces Rafe, but he dreams of Alison. Sensing Ali's in danger, Rafe leaves and finds her trapped near the side of a cliff.
S12 E33Aug 14, 2002
08.14.02- Wednesday: Torn Aug 14, 2002 After discussing Casey with Ricky, Marissa puts on her clothes, and is found by Jamal. Marissa tries to explain but Jamal hastily leaves. Rafe, Kate and Ian find Alison and Daniel trapped by The Avatar. The Avatar warns Rafe and Ian again, then Ian and Kate rescue Daniel, but Ali falls off a cliff. Kate calms Ian's rage with a kiss, then leaves and books a flight to New York. Frank tells Karen he still loves her. She doesn't respond back, but does tell him she feels connected to The Avatar. Frank leaves and turns into The Avatar and Karen feels The Avatar's presence. Using his magic, Rafe pulls Ali to safety. After sharing a close moment, she deduces The Avatar used her to get to Rafe because of Rafe's feelings for her. However, a conflicted Rafe takes off to be with Livvie.
S12 E34Aug 15, 2002
08.15.02 - Thursday: Torn Aug 15, 2002 Lucy fills Rafe in on his past by telling him he's an angel, but an angry Rafe refuses to believe her. Alison and Jack agree to be just friends and she also declares she will forget about Rafe because of the heartbreak he's caused her. Kevin tries to convince Livvie to move back in with him because Rafe's clearly in love with Alison and not her. However, an angry Livvie refuses to consider his suggestion. Frank instructs Chris to help ""Lancelot"" regain favor with the public. After getting out of jail, Chris publicly gives away one million dollars, courtesy of ""Lancelot""- money The Avatar stole from a drug bust.
S12 E35Aug 16, 2002
08.16.02 - Friday: Torn Aug 16, 2002 After giving away $1 million publicly on Lancleot's behalf, Chris is roughted up by Ian, who blames him for doing The Avatar's dirty work. The police re-arrest Chris. Jamal and Marissa kiss and make-up as Ricky comes by and sees them. Rafe vows to forget about his past and move forward. Livvie meets with Frank, who torments her. When Livvie fires back about how Frank lost Karen, he turns into ""The Avatar."" Overhearing her say her baby's not his, Jack and Ali rescue a trapped Livvie. They ask her in front of Rafe why she said that. ""The Avatar"" approaches Karen in the park and then disappears with her.
S12 E36Aug 19, 2002
08.19.02 - Monday: Torn Aug 19, 2002 Thinking fast, Livvie tells Rafe the Avatar was after her baby when Jack and Alison question her about saying The Avatar wasn't her baby's father. Rafe takes Livvie home and snubs Ali, who says she's lost Rafe forever. Jack kisses Ali again when he learns they've been hired for a photo shoot in Bermuda. Ricky asks Jamal and Marissa's help in finding Karen, who was taken to The Avatar's hideout. Karen feels connected to ""Lancelot"", but returns to Ricky. Frank vows to win her back. Rafe vows to make a future with Livvie and ""their"" child, but a shaken Livvie remembers The Avatar is really her baby's father.
S12 E37Aug 20, 2002
08.20.02 - Tuesday: Torn Aug 20, 2002 A jailed Chris proposes the police work with ""Lancelot"" rather than against him. When his lawyer shows up and threatens to sue, the cops release Chris and Kevin suggests they consider Chris's proposal in order to catch ""Lancelot."" Although she has feelings for Ian, Kate bids him goodbye, saying she is moving back home to work things out with Brennan. Lucy encourages Alison not to give up on Rafe, but Ali claims she needs to move on, as Rafe did. A determined Lucy wants to talk with Ed. Jack tells Ali they'll be sharing a room together in Bermuda. Clued in by Jack, Rafe tells Ian The Avatar's weakness is his shroud.
S12 E38Aug 21, 2002
08.21.02 - Wednesday: Torn Aug 21, 2002 Jamal finally admits his feelings to Marissa, who's already excited about landing a reporting job, and the two make love. Ricky and Karen also make love, but she thinks of ""Lancelot"" while he can't forget Casey. Rafe tells Ian that in order to destroy The Avatar, they must remove his shroud. Ian figures out The Avatar's reason for staying in town is a woman, then realizes that woman is Karen when he overhears her graveside confession about ""Lancelot."" Frank demands Livvie spy on Rafe for him. After she mentions he still loves Karen, Frank becomes angry and grabs her just as Rafe shows up.
S12 E39Aug 22, 2002
08.22.02 - Thursday: Torn Aug 22, 2002 When Ian confronts her, Karen lies about her connection to ""Lancelot."" Livvie covers when Rafe catches her with an angry Frank. Ian and Rafe plot to use Karen to trap The Avatar. Alison thinks Jack wants to sleep with her in Bermuda, but he denies this. Lucy's seance to contact Ed is interrupted when Kevin assumes she wants to make love. Frank asks Karen about ""Lancelot,"" and although she won't talk to him about it, he is conviced she will come back to him. Ian tells Karen they plan to trap The Avatar. When Rafe insists on staying by her at all times, Livvie is unable to warn Frank about their plan.
S12 E40Aug 23, 2002
08.23.02 - Friday: Torn Aug 23, 2002 Jamal's suprisingly cool about Jack going away with Alison, but gives him a friendly warning about Rafe. Jamal lets Marissa know he's finally gotten over Ali. Lucy and Alison hold a seance but fail to contact Ed. However, when Lucy says Rafe would sell his soul for Ali, they get a mysterious sign from above and wonder if that is what happened. Livvie evades Victor when Rafe has him watch her while he traps The Avatar. Ian follows Karen, who has gone to warn The Avatar. Ian grabs her until The Avatar shows up, then Rafe and Ian trap him with a net and plan to deshroud him as a horrified Livvie and Karen watch.
S12 E41Aug 26, 2002
08.26.02 - Monday: Torn Aug 26, 2002 Ian and Rafe lock up The Avatar, despite Karen's protests. The Avatar knocks Rafe unconscious when he tries to remove his shroud. Livvie comes out of hiding and runs to Rafe's side. Ian and Rafe ask Karen to help remove The Avatar's shroud, but she fails to do so. The Avatar then announces he's not alone as Livvie panics. James and Ed claim the other is cheating to win their bet. Because James sent The Avatar to P.C., Ed gets even by clueing in Alison and Lucy that Rafe did sell his soul. Finding a note from above, Lucy and Alison realize Rafe must fall in love with Alison or lose his soul forever.
S12 E42Aug 27, 2002
08.27.02 - Tuesday: Torn Aug 27, 2002 Jack ends his friendship with Alison when she cancels their trip because of Rafe but won't tell him the truth. Ian realizes Karen's protecting The Avatar, then concludes Frank's the human host. She denies this, but in a dream, realizes it's true. Before The Avatar tells Rafe who really fathered Livvie's baby, Livvie knocks Rafe unconscious. She demands that Frank/The Avatar leave town but, when he refuses and threatens her, she tries to kill him by starting a fire. However, her scheme backfires when The Avatar unleashes his powers and causes her stomach pains and traps both her and Rafe in the fire with him.
S12 E43Aug 28, 2002
08.28.02 - Wednesday: Torn Aug 28, 2002 Alison and Ian rescue Livvie and Rafe from the fire, then Ali stays by Rafe's side until he regains consciousness. Rafe thanks Ali for saving his life and Livvie is surprised that Ali saved her life as well. Ali explains she did it to save her own soul, knowing that Rafe sold his for her. They all learn The Avatar couldn't have survived the fire. Jamal learns from Jack that Ali blew off the Bermuda trip because of Rafe. Chris agrees to take her place when he learns ""Lancelot"" is dead. Ricky is relieved to hear that ""Lancelot"" is no more. Karen finds an unconscious Frank/The Avatar in the woods.
S12 E44Aug 29, 2002
08.29.02 - Thursday: Torn Aug 29, 2002 Frank explains how he became The Avatar after Karen saves his life. Livvie asks Alison to back away from Rafe because of the baby but Alison says Rafe must make his own choices. Kevin tells Rafe to leave Livvie if he doesn't really love her, but Rafe is determined to stick to his promise to Livvie, then tells Livvie he loves her. Kevin orders copies of Livvie's medical records. Karen takes Frank home where she admits her love for him and he claims he's a changed man, but then vows revenge on Ian and Rafe. Ricky, who was stood up by Karen, shows up at her doorstep just as Frank and Karen are about to make love.
S12 E45Aug 30, 2002
08.30.02 - Friday: Torn Aug 30, 2002 After letting Ricky know he and Karen are back together, Frank gets violent with him. After Frank leaves, Ricky carries Karen away to stop her from returning to an abusive Frank. Alison is confused when Lucy insists she win Rafe back from Livvie and save his soul, so Ali seeks advice in prayer. Summer admits to Kevin she changed Livvie's paternity test results and he tells Lucy that Livvie lied about her baby's father. Livvie's happy when Rafe says he does love her. Before taking Daniel to New York, Ian is still suspicious when he runs into Frank, who denies being The Avatar. Livvie is stunned to see Frank alive.
S12 E46Sep 2, 2002
09.02.02 - Monday: Torn Sep 2, 2002 Frank tells Livvie she will pay for trying to kill him. Alison gets another sign from above when Rafe tells her he found and lit Kevin's candle months ago. Lucy tells Ali that Rafe isn't the father of Livvie's baby. Rafe learns The Avatar didn't die in the fire and is still alive. Livvie sets a trap for Frank and plans to inject him with a mind-altering drug, but Frank goes to Karen's. When he finds Karen gone and her apartment trashed, he explodes in anger. Fearing Livvie's going crazy, Kevin goes to confront her about her lies, but she mistakes him for Frank and accidentally injects him with the drug.
S12 E47Sep 3, 2002
09.03.02 - Tuesday: Torn Sep 3, 2002 Jack and a delighted Chris learn from Rafe The Avatar is alive. Jack advises Rafe to live his life by making his own choices. Rafe vows to kill The Avatar. Ricky holds Karen hostage but lets her go when she makes him realize that they are not truly in love with each other. However, The Avatar then appears to Ricky. Alison tells Lucy she won't use the truth about Livvie's baby to get Rafe back. After accidentally drugging her father, a remorseful Livvie searches for Kevin, but is distraught when she can't find him. Lucy worries about Kevin herself when he doesn't return and she receives two odd phone calls.
S12 E48Sep 4, 2002
09.04.02 - Wednesday: Torn Sep 4, 2002 Marissa finds Ricky badly beaten and learns Lancelot was responsible. Frank, shows up, as a paramedic, but defends Lancelot. Karen treats Ricky, then tells Frank she'll never forgive him when she learns he beat Ricky up. Freaking out over Kevin, Livvie blames Rafe for not protecting her, but he vents his anger about protecting the world. Jamal suggests Alison make Rafe jealous to get him back, but she declines the idea. When Rafe comes by, Jamal kisses Ali and says they're together again. Livvie learns from the dealer that a drugged Kevin will either go crazy or die. The Avatar shows up at Livvie's.
S12 E49Sep 5, 2002
09.05.02 - Thursday: Torn Sep 5, 2002 Ian runs into Kate in New York and she tells him she hasn't reconciled with her boyfriend. However, Kate doesn't want to get involved with Ian. A strange man demands money from Kate. Jamal's scheme backfires when Marissa overhears him say he and Alison are back together. Ali admits it's not true, but Marissa leaves Jamal and Rafe accuses Ali of trying to manipulate him. Panicked over Kevin's disappearence, Lucy meets with Victor and Mac and tells them of her fears. Victor learns Kevin was spotted at Jasmine Island and Mac and Victor leave to search for him. Kevin returns home to Lucy with a strange look on his face.
S12 E50Sep 6, 2002
09.06.02 - Friday: Torn Sep 6, 2002 Lucy senses Kevin acting strangley when he returns home, especially when he seems amorous. After making love, Kevin tells Lucy he's not Kevin and she realizes he's Kevin's evil twin, Ryan. The Avatar sends Rafe to Alison to get to Livvie, then threatens justice for her crimes. Rafe and Ali return to Livvie, but don't find her, then Rafe admits he wants Ali. Ian steps in when a stranger demands money from Kate, but she won't confide in him about her woes. Ian follows her home and is shocked by her return to Brennan. As punishment, The Avatar makes Livvie watch as a deluded Kevin tries to strangle Lucy.
S12 E51Sep 9, 2002
09.09.02 - Monday: Torn Sep 9, 2002 Ian discovers Kate's comatose boyfriend Brennan alive and offers his support to her. As punishment, The Avatar makes Livvie watch Kevin, who thinks he's Ryan, strangle Lucy. Before ""Ryan"" can harm Lucy, The Avatar rescues her as Livvie runs off. Lucy and Victor try to get through to Kevin, as Frank warns Livvie not to cross him again. Alison tells Rafe to follow his heart when he admits he wants her. When he claims he can't because of his obligation to the baby, Ali asks what if he's not the father, but he denies it. Ali refuses to give up on him, and, after she says she loves him, Livvie walks in on them embracing.
S12 E52Sep 10, 2002
09.10.02 - Tuesday: Torn Sep 10, 2002 Frank apologizes to Karen for attacking Ricky, then asks her to save him from the Avatar. She agrees to help and they make love. Alison and Rafe's embrace is interrupted by Livvie, who demands Rafe no longer see Ali. He's not sure he can and leaves to pray. Livvie pledges to get rid of Ali. Lucy unties Kevin thinking she's reached him. Ali arrives and encounters Kevin, who still thinks he's Ryan. Victor knocks him out before he hurts her. When the police arrive to arrest Kevin for assaulting a woman, Lucy claims he's gone. Marissa and Jamal make up and he and Ricky go with her to a 9/11 candlelight vigil.
S12 E53Sep 12, 2002
09.12.02 - Thursday: Torn Sep 12, 2002 Ian suggests Kate bring Brennan to General Hospital for treatment. She admits she has feelings for Ian, who tells her to focus on Brennan. Karen tells Chris that she know Frank is ""Lancelot,"" but he is now retired from the hero business. Livvie threatens Frank to kill Alison by blackmailing him with a tape for Karen claiming Frank raped her. Rafe and Alison run into each other and Rafe tells her he will no longer run away from his feelings and wants to spend time with her and they plan a picnic. Rafe goes home to Livvie, who's supportive of his plan to spend time with Ali. The Avatar confronts Alison.
S12 E54Sep 13, 2002
09.13.02 - Friday: Torn Sep 13, 2002 Lucy's devastated over Kevin's breakdown and seeks comfort from Victor and then Ian. Livvie tells Rafe if he chooses their marriage and child over Alison, she wants to move from Port Charles. Rafe goes to meet Alison, but becomes worried when she doesn't show up. Livvie forges a goodbye note for Rafe from Alison. Alison is held captive by The Avatar, who has her blindfolded and tied to a tree. She appeals to his human side and Frank emerges and makes her realize it's Livvie who's behind her abduction. However, Frank remembers Livvie's blackmail and turns back into The Avatar and tells Ali she must die.
S12 E55Sep 16, 2002
09.16.02 - Monday: Torn Sep 16, 2002 After Lucy tells Ian how Kevin almost strangled her, Ian insists she have dinner with him, then secretly invites another person. The Avatar almost kills Alison until she prays, then Frank emerges and tells her to leave town instead. Rafe goes to Karen when he can't find Ali, but she insists The Avatar wouldn't hurt Ali. Rafe then gets Livvie's forged letter ""from Alison."" Frank tells Chris that he's retired as The Avatar, but Chris still has plans for him. Frank denies to Karen he was responsible for Ali's disappearance. Ali decides to stay in town and fight for Rafe, but gets her foot caught in a bear trap.
S12 E56Sep 17, 2002
09.17.02 - Tuesday: Torn Sep 17, 2002 Ricky declines Marissa's invitation to a road trip with Jack, Jamal and her because of his attraction to her, but Jamal insists he tag along. Lucy and Kate realize they have something in commong when Ian brings them together to talk about their man troubles. After Kate tells Lucy about Brennan's coma, Lucy offers to pay for his medical care. Rafe accuses Livvie of forging ""Alison's"" goodbye note, but she denies it. He demands to know Ali's whereabouts, but when she claims she doesn't know, he tells he won't let her go home until they find Ali together. Calling out for Rafe, Alison remains caught in a bear trap.
S12 E57Sep 18, 2002
09.18.02 - Wednesday: Torn Sep 18, 2002 Marissa, Jamal, Jack and Ricky all encounter something mysterious during their camping trip in the woods. Lucy tells Ian that Brennan's been transferred to G.H. and she's leaving to visit Kevin in Switzerland. Chris suggests to Karen he become The Avatar's next host. When she tries to phone Ian to warn him, Chris accidentally knocks her down and then The Avatar appears. Although they don't find Alison at her home, Rafe continues to accuse Livvie of doing something to her. He tells her their marriage is over. Trapped, Ali sees something in the woods. Rafe finds an empty trap with blood and torn clothing.
S12 E58Sep 19, 2002
09.19.02 - Thursday: Torn Sep 19, 2002 Jack, Jamal, Ricky and Marissa become paranoid when they realize they're not alone in the woods, especially after hearing a wolf howl. Jack finds a carved pumpkin containing soup. Kate thanks Ian for his help after Brennan is transferred to G.H. The Avatar is angry with Chris and threatens him. Despite Karen's appeals to Frank, The Avatar goes after Chris. Karen warns Ian the Avatar's after Chris and they find him beaten up in an elevator. Rafe searches the woods but can't find Alison. He goes to the barn hoping she would go there, then declares they belong together. He is pleasantly surprised when Ali shows up.
S12 E59Sep 20, 2002
09.20.02 - Friday: Torn Sep 20, 2002 Lucy visits a hospitalized Kevin and tries getting through to him, but he still thinks he's Ryan and turns his back on her. Chris almost dies in the hospital but is saved by Ian. Karen confronts Frank, demanding he give up The Avatar, but he refuses. Ian tells Karen they must force The Avatar out of him before he kills somebody. Reunited with Rafe, Alison explains how she passed out and woke up free from the trap. Rafe declares his love for Alison, and after kissing her, remembers their life together. They reaffirm their love but their happy reunion's cut short when Rafe's shot in the back by Livvie.
S12 E60Sep 23, 2002
09.23.02 - Monday: Torn Sep 23, 2002 Frank visits a hospitalized Chris and threatens him to keep quiet. Chris then refuses to identity his attacker to Doree in order to protect her. Ian tells Karen she must remove The Avatar's shroud to destroy him and she reluctantly agrees. Frank then surprises Karen in the park. Livvie flees after shooting Rafe in the back. Near death, Rafe pledges his eternal love to Alison and reveals the deal he made to retun to her. Livvie returns just as Rafe proclaims Ali as his one and only true love. Rafe dies and his body disappears and returns to Heaven, where Ed greets him. Ali then faces off with Livvie.
S12 E61Sep 24, 2002
09.24.02 - Tuesday: Torn Sep 24, 2002 Jack shows Ricky, Jamal and Marissa the strange soup he found and Marissa drinks it. Jack and Jamal go to the woods and meet a strange man. Marissa awakens in a trance and kneels by Ricky. Alison tells Livvie, that despite her interference, Rafe came back to her before he died, then Ali says goodbye to Rafe. Livvie returns home to find Ian has broken into her apartment to find Rafe's notes on The Avatar. Ian asks Livvie where is Rafe. Karen refuses to be with Frank if he can't control The Avatar, but he insists he can. After making love, Karen wakes up and tries to get The Avatar's shroud, but Frank stops her.
S12 E62Sep 25, 2002
09.25.02 - Wednesday: Torn Sep 25, 2002 In a trance, Marissa kisses Ricky, then goes in the woods where a strange man accuses Jamal and Jack of stealing his food. They find Marissa, who's been sleepwalking, and Jack snaps pictures when they hear noises. Ian doesn't believe Livvie when she says Rafe left her. She fakes stomach pains to stop him from taking Rafe's notes, then has real pains and she vows to protect The Avatar. After accusing Karen of betrayal, Frank morphs into The Avatar. Karen stands up to The Avatar, declaring her love for Frank. Frank's trapped in The Avatar's shroud, but manages to free himself, but the shroud reappears and begins choking Frank.
S12 E63Sep 26, 2002
09.26.02 - Thursday: Torn Sep 26, 2002 Marissa doesn't remember kissing Ricky, but he can't forget. Jack's photos reveal a rag doll in the woods. Alison tells Lucy she reunited with Rafe and saved his soul before Livvie shot and killed him. Ali tells Lucy she's leaving town. Rafe's notes reveal The Avatar might be destroyed if a new host rejects the spirit. An invisible shield prevents Karen from reaching Frank, who's strangled by The Avatar's shroud. Ian and an unseen Livvie arrive and Ian and Karen resuscitate a lifeless Frank. Ian calls out to The Avatar to be its new host, then morphs into The Avatar, but the shroud bursts into flames with Ian inside.
S12 E64Sep 27, 2002
09.27.02 - Friday: Torn [Finale] Sep 27, 2002 Ian escapes The Avatar's burning shroud, then tells Frank and Karen how he destroyed the spirit by rejecting it. Lucy advises Kate not to give up on a comatose Brennan, then agrees to go with Ian to bring Danny home. With The Avatar destroyed, Livvie seeks a father for her unborn child. After Jack rejects her, she approaches Frank, taunting him with the fact he fathered her child, just as Karen arrives. Jack goes to the woods but falls into a trap. Alison boards a train out of town, but sees Rafe through the fog as the train departs. Telling Ali ""they"" sent him back, Rafe runs and hops on the train and reunites with her.