With GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Scorpio brothers running Port Charles again, locals are in good hands. “Robert and Mac are an excellent team,” grinned Tristan Rogers, who plays the new district attorney. “They’re on opposite sides of the coin, so to speak. Mac represents the police department, and Robert represents the justice system. There’s a few things now that Robert can’t do, so he just tells his brother to go ahead and do it!”
While playing D.A. is new to Robert, the international crime fighter has a long history with the PCPD. He even served as commissioner on and off during the ’80s and early ’90s. All these years later, Rogers maintained, “I don’t think he’s changed a whole lot. He still believes in law and order. What happens, is that the law kind of bends a little bit when he gets hold of it. It’s about his idea of the law!”
As longtime GH fans know, this hero often has had no qualms with seeing bad guys put six feet under when it’s called for — something that Mob boss Sonny understands all too well! But while the don with a heart of gold is grateful to have Robert’s help in dealing with Dante’s deprogramming, the D.A. was quick to put him on notice about their relationship and how it’s changed. “That scene where he told Sonny, ‘Look, there’s got to be some boundaries here about what we can and cannot talk about now that I am D.A.,’ he was laying down the rules,” Rogers noted. “There’s certain things Sonny can’t do. That doesn’t mean to say that I can’t do them… but he can’t do them. Sonny was pissed off about it, but he had to accept it.” At least for now…
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