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'The Haves and the Have Nots' Returns and Picks Up Where It Left Off

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Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots returned on OWN on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. It was good to see that most of the scenes picked up where they left off during the finale on November 6, 2018.

Benny Still Alive

During the finale, viewers saw that Hanna made Benny leave the house. He was shot by the Malones and left for dead. During the premiere on January 8, 2019, Hanna finds out that Benny had been shot, but he was still alive. He was hospitalized.

When Mitch comes to the hospital to see Benny, Hanna tries to make him leave after she learns that Mitch's family is responsible for Benny's near death experience. However, Mitch stays at the hospital, but he does not sit with Hanna and her friend Derrick.

Veronica Still Alive

During the finale, Veronica ended up fighting with Jeffrey and she falls over the railing. Jeffrey's friend who is a nurse tries to help Veronica, but she tells him to take his hands off of her because of his lifestyle and his attraction to Jeffrey.

Nurse Maddison tells Jeffrey several times to call an ambulance, but he just stands and looks over the railing. He wouldn't give the address of the house. He just walks away from the scene where his mother lies on the floor.

Veronica makes it to the hospital and is her usual self when the FBI shows up to question her about the car bombing that caused the death of Erica and the hospitalization of David. When the FBI asks her what happened to land her in the hospital, she lied and said she fell. She did not disclose that she and her son were fighting at the time.

David was in the hospital most of last season. He was told in the premiere of this season that he could probably go home. As of now, there are three cast members in the same hospital: Benny, Veronica and David.

Candace and Charles Connects

Candace has mixed emotions after sleeping with Charles. She cries and then her mood changes. When she gets a phone call about Benny, Charles insists on going to the hospital with her.

Landon gives the hospital an excuse that the soon to be president will visit sick children. Charles and his entourage go to Hanna as they wait for news about Benny.

Katheryn Cryer

Katheryn Cryer

Katheryn Threatens Two Hotel Employees

Katheryn uses her influence to threaten hotel manager Broderick and bartender Rocky about deportation. She insists that they engage in a threesome.

Her ultimate aim is to use them to get back at Candace. Rocky has been working closely with Candace. Katheryn wants the men to turn Candace over to the police for running a prostitution ring in her hotel.

The men are reluctant to go to the police because they don't want to get into trouble with the law themselves.

Wyatt Cryer

Wyatt Cryer

Other Scenes

Jim Cryer goes to the hospital to tell David that the Feds know that Sarah gave him documents taken from the police evidence room that shows that he, Katheryn, David, and Veronica were involved in district attorney Jennifer Sallison's death way back in Season 4.

In another scene, viewers saw that Wyatt is still under close watch in Katheryn's house. He is trying his best to get from under his house arrest imposed on him by his parents.

About the Series

The Haves and the Have Nots is a Tuesday night television soap opera. The creator, executive producer, writer, and director is Tyler Perry who holds all those positions.

The series follows three families living in Savannah, Georgia. "The Haves" are the rich and powerful Cryer family and the Harrington family. The Cryers include Jim, Katheryn, and Wyatt. The Harrington family includes David, Veronica, and Jeffrey. "The Have Nots" are Hanna Young and her two children, Benny and Candace.

The series premiered on May 28, 2013, on the Oprah Winfrey Network. It is now in its new season that airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m.

Tyler Perry offered Geoffrey Owens a job after the out of work actor received backlash for working at Traders Joe. Owens is expected to appear in about 10 episodes. Be looking out to see him in a recurring role.