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Nurses 

Comedy and drama in the Miami hospital. Sandy, Annie, Gina, Julie, Hank, Paco and Jack keep things running day and night under the slogan "Here I Am". In 2020 the series celebrates it's 30th anniversary.

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Susan Harris
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3   2   1  
1994   1993   1992   1991  

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Complete series cast summary:
Arnetia Walker ...  Nurse Annie Roland 68 episodes, 1991-1994
Mary Jo Keenen Mary Jo Keenen ...  Nurse Julie Milbury 68 episodes, 1991-1994
Ada Maris ...  Gina Cuevas 68 episodes, 1991-1994
Kip Gilman ...  Dr. Hank Kaplan 68 episodes, 1991-1994
Carlos Lacamara ...  Paco Ortiz 68 episodes, 1991-1994
Stephanie Hodge ...  Nurse Sandy Miller 46 episodes, 1991-1993
David Rasche ...  Jack Trenton 46 episodes, 1992-1994
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This was an early 90's sitcom that revolved around a hospital floor staff in Miami, Florida. It primarily centered on the female nurses but also some doctors and an orderly named Paco. Richard Mulligan's character (Harry Weston) from the show Empty Nest was a pediatric doctor who also worked at this hospital. In other words the show was a spin off from Empty Nest. Written by taraforgy

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Review BBC Comedy Guide: "Harris's constant determination to give women a strong yet emotional voice, and allow women space and time to deal with subjects of a sensitive (some may think non-comedic) nature, makes her the US equivalent of the British writer Carla Lane." See more »

Quotes

Jack Trenton: This geezer doesn't have anything I could catch, does he?
Nurse Annie Roland: I doubt it. He has a bad heart and you haven't got a heart at all.
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Referenced in Empty Nest: Love and Marriage (1993) See more »

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Golden Girls Grandchild!
21 March 2007 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

If the Golden Girls gave birth to Empty Nest, then Empty Nest gave birth to Nurses, a sitcom, which featured the talented and underused Stephanie Hodge who left the show. Arnetia Walker was very good as one of the nurses as Ada Maris. The show also included Loni Anderson as a hospital administrator. The show was never as good as Empty Nest nor was it as brilliant as Golden Girls but sitcoms were abundant in it's day. Unfortunately those sitcoms haven't resurfaced or returned to the popularity it once had on the networks since the Golden Girls and Cosby Show days. Unfortunately, I think we need laughter that is not so based on sexuality like Will and Grace and annoyance like Friends. Good comedy does not have to be dirty or x-rated. The Nurses never became the huge hit nor was it supposed to be. It was there to fill a spot in Saturday's sitcom schedule.


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Official Sites:

The Nurses Encylopedia | Videoclip

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House See more »

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Runtime:

| (68 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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