Mike can't understand Deirdre's extremely negative reaction upon learning that her patient, "Wake Up Providence" host Hugh Persons, is HIV-positive... until she confesses her fear that she may also be infected.
Did You Know?
appeared in a public service announcement after the show, where he cautioned against prejudice and fear toward people dealing with HIV and AIDS, citing an example of a friend who had to endure such trials. He was referring to Ryan White
, whom Matt had befriended after reading about him in a magazine interview. The photos printed in the interview featured a "Max Headroom" poster in Ryan's bedroom. See more