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Series cast summary:
Mike Hammett ...
 Matthew Arnold (7 episodes, 1973)
Tracy Brooks Swope ...
 Liz Hathaway (6 episodes, 1973)
Peter MacLean ...
 John Rainey (6 episodes, 1973)
Gregory Abels ...
 Michael Hathaway (6 episodes, 1973)
 Julian Hathaway (6 episodes, 1973)
Delphi Harrington ...
 Christine Cameron (4 episodes, 1973)
 Steve Prescott (4 episodes, 1973)
William Post Jr. ...
 Dr. Joe Prescott (4 episodes, 1973)
 Vicky Lucas (4 episodes, 1973)
 Kate Prescott (4 episodes, 1973)
Diana Walker ...
 Mary Hathaway (4 episodes, 1973)
David Cryer ...
 Dr. Hugh Jessup (3 episodes, 1973)
 Loretta Jardin (3 episodes, 1973)
 Adrienne Rainey (3 episodes, 1973)
 Peter Jardin (2 episodes, 1973)
 Ed Lucas (2 episodes, 1973)
 Amy Snowden (2 episodes, 1973)
John Scanlon ...
 Tom O'Neill (2 episodes, 1973)


Set in Northcross, Connecticut, "Where the Heart Is" followed the dysfunctional lives of the Hathaway family and those near them. The problem of the Hathaway family was quite simple: everyone was having a secret affair with everyone else's wife/husband, resulting in disastrous consequences. Written by KR <>

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Between the two of us, I think you'll like it (used on television commercials prior to the premiere)







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Cancelled on Friday 23 March 1973 to make room for The Young and the Restless (1973) which debuted on Monday 26 March 1973. See more »

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Trying To Remember
22 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read a lot about this particular serial, but I don't recall ever actually seeing it. James Mitchell has always been an interesting actor & Gregory Abels & Diana Walker seemed to compliment him well. I understand from what I read that it was very controversial for its time. Four years isn't a long time for a serial, but if it is memorable, then it lives. I wonder if this one could ever been repeated on SoapNet? I know that Joe Mascolo was also a part of the cast as Ed Lucas, crazy Vicky's father. Diana Van Der Vlis was also in the cast as Kate Hathaway. Again, I don't recall this on real well, other than what I have read, but is sounds well written & fascinating!

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