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 Christine Broderick (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Samantha 'Sam' Sullivan (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Rebecca 'Becky' Granger (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Bridget Loring (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Yolanda 'Yolo' Elena Puente (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Allyson Yates (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Megan Sullivan (13 episodes, 1989)
Fran Bennett ...
 Head Nurse Lenore Ritt (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Dr. Garrett Braden (13 episodes, 1989)
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 Dr. Charlene Chasen (6 episodes, 1989)
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 Effie Gardner (6 episodes, 1989)
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Five pretty nurse students and their boss Leonore are the focus of this TV series. They are all living together in a villa called "Nightingale House" located in Los Angeles. Leonore has a complicated private relation to one of the physicians. Allyson, the sexy blonde, is always falling for the wrong guy. There is also Yolanda, the underprivileged minority student Yolanda and Samantha who has problems to look after her illegitimate daughter Megan and study as hard as the others at the same time. Becky is the naive girl from the country side. Written by Peter Reynders <100332.2035@compuserve.com>

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The Only Reason I Cared About This Show Was Ken Auletta's Great Book on the TV Industry, THREE BLIND MICE
22 August 2015 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

*sigh* The only thing I want to respond to are the comments about why this show was cancelled, that pretty much ILLUSTRATE why this show was cancelled.

As Ken Auletta explained in his book THREE BLIND MICE, Aaron Spelling pitched this show (from memory, so apologies if I botch this quote)as "student nurses sharing a house in California and the air conditioning doesn't work." As the people who had advertisers pull their support for this show (actual nurses) pointed out, the nursing was barely a part of this show (whose episodes you can all find on YouTube, perverts) pointed out, it was pretty nurses in various states of undress sharing what was essentially a sorority house, with Pleshette as "Mrs. Garret" to these girls. At a time when networks were trying shows like "St. Elsewhere," "LA Law," and "Hill Street Blues," this throwback to Spelling's jiggle era just looked silly. Comparing it to "Grey's Anatomy" is insulting, IMO, but then, I find the idea of couching softcore porn in a pre-internet age pathetic, but typical of the latter part of Spelling's career. The saddest part is, by today's standards, it's not even good at that (in other words, it's not even very sexy). Plots are juvenile, sensationalist at times, and melodramatic. The fact that people still think this was a great show pretty much illustrates how Donald Trump can do so well as a Presidential candidate.


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