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Heartbeat (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  8 February 1993 (USA)
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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse. Now, nine years later, living alone in Hollywood... See full summary »

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Bill Grant
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Adrian Towers
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Steven Towers
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Ted
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Zelda
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Tommy Grant
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Adam Grant
Suzanne Suciu ...
Sylvia Styles
Seth Isler ...
Terrance Allman
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Dr. Green
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Dr. Williams
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Rural Doctor
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Stanley (as Joseph Svezia)
Katsy Chappell ...
Maternity Nurse
Christopher Halsted ...
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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse. Now, nine years later, living alone in Hollywood, even without his wife and kids, his life and success are still reasonably sweet. Written by Pamela

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8 February 1993 (USA)  »

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John Ritter (Bill) and Nancy Morgan (Zelda) were married at the time of filming. See more »

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In the scene where Adrian is sitting on her bed with the wind supposedly blowing in through the windows, as the camera pans around a hand can be seen holding the bottom of the net curtain and flapping it to produce the "wind". See more »

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10 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not a bad teleflick, but the Danielle Steel book is a lot better. John Ritter is fine, but Polly Draper is badly miscast (and her character Adrian is badly written in this script, she's a lot better in the book). Her voice squeaks so much, it drove me up the wall. It's an OK teleflick, but the TV movie adaptions of Steel's Once In A Lifetime and Jewels, for example, are a lot better. I'd just as rather reread the book Heartbeat again, but I digress.


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