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 John Hartman (54 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman / ... (54 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Billy Bob Davis (54 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Elliot Hartman (54 episodes, 1992-1995)
Justin Burnette ...
 Ben Hartman (40 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 Dee Dee Starr / ... (36 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 Carson Lee Davis (34 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Dr. Madeline Stoessinger / ... (33 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Lonnie Garr (27 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Mavis Davis (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Adam Carlson (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Senator Strobe Smithers (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
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John Ritter returns to TV in a genial sitcom, playing an aide to a senator (Gaynes). His life is somewhat complicated by his wife (Post)'s father (Asner) having spent a long stretch in prison for financial impropriety, and her somewhat-unnecessary attempts to re-integrate him into society. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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14 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Al senador, ni caso  »

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The series' title comes from a lyric in the Earth, Wind & Fire song "That's The Way Of The World". In fact, "World" just happened to be one of the show's theme songs. See more »

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Lee Ann Starr Folsom: Reed, no one's going to get naked on a party barge in the middle of November!
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I'm confused
25 October 2000 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

Who can help me with this? I just saw my first ever episode of this show on USA and rather than Washington, they appear to be working at a small-town newspaper. Is this one of those "the-pilot-wasn't-that-great-so-let's-completely-rework-it-into-a-new-theme" things?


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