Heartbeat (1988–1989)

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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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 Dr. Joanne Halloran / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Eve Calvert / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
Darrell Larson ...
 Dr. Paul Jared (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Leo Rosetti (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Marilyn McGrath N.P. (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Cory Banks (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Nathan Solt (12 episodes, 1989)
Julie Ronnie ...
 Alice Swanson R.N. (12 episodes, 1989)
Debra Jane Mitchell ...
 Nurse Deborah (8 episodes, 1988-1989)
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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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Doctors who give a damn.

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This show is considered to be the first US series to feature a lesbian as one of the main characters - nurse practitioner and one of the three hospital's founding partners Marilyn McGrath. See more »

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Authentic - little bit of gushing.
19 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We're talking late-80s era California medical clinic for women. They have everything, and everyone. The rich the poor, the greedy the non. Somewhere between Eve's rolled, taught blonde hair and Joanne's big glasses, they've got it pegged. It was truly something you'd expect to see were you to walk into a west-coast women's clinic in 1987. It also had the classics faced by true businesses and associates, from the openly lesbian Marilyn and her partner Patty, to the rough and tumble pro-choice of Eve and pro-life of Joanne. And than, it was trumped by Clooney and his cast in ER. (no REAL complaints, he was gorgeous, but this.... this one I miss).


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