Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation ... See full summary »
Edward James Olmos
An autistic child growing up in the 1940's and 50's with a mother who is bitter because her fear of success has denied to herself a possible career in opera. This anger translates into an ... See full summary »
A couple of student nurses decide to join some doctors to work in a medical station in the rain-forest a few hours flying-time from the Mexican town Catamaco. As they fly from Catamaco ... See full summary »
Charles Russell dies, but since he is too good for hell and too bad for heaven, he is given the opportunity to go back to 1987 to assist his younger self, Chazz, in making better decisions ... See full summary »
I find myself recalling this TV series even 11 years later...
My husband and I sometimes play the wish list game of "the (many) TV series
that got canceled - and should not have been."
This was one of them. It was engaging, suspenseful.
One learned early on to care about the characters: Stephen Nichols' leather- jacketed character's mysterious return to town as the 'bad boy' looking for a "second chance" and Connie Sellecca's role as the now married "good girl"
drawn back to him; the pink Cadillac with the "2ND CHANCES" license plate. Yum.
We have since wondered who the actress was who played the delightful Latina
teenager, a young lady so beautiful, humorous and warm whose character was
reined in by her super protective father (played wonderfully by Pepe Serna).
We wondered why we had never seen her in anything since.
Today (Thanksgiving 2004) on an impulse, I looked up the series on IMDb. It
appears that the actress' name is JENNIFER LOPEZ.
Need I say much more about our embarrassed astonishment. I guess our
mystery actress has done a few things since after all...
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