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The first season did well enough to be renewed for a second year but it was then put up against The A-Team
(1983) on a rival channel, lost heavily in the ratings and was canceled. Some commentators have suggested that this was indicative of the mood change in America at the time, M*A*S*H
(1972) doing hugely well during the presidency of Jimmy Carter when the country was ridden with liberal angst and self-doubt but losing out to the macho jingoism of 'The A-Team' once Ronald Reagan took power See more