Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.
Diahann Carroll is a nurse with two men in her life - her boss (a cranky but lovable M.D.) and her six year old son. Premiere. (season 1)
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said in interview that the show ended when she asked to be let out of her television contract, having grown tired of the controversy surrounding the show from its inception. See more
Gee, you're big. Are you a football player?
No, I'm an actor.
That's too bad.