came up with the idea for the episode's plot and title while caring for her mother Claudia, who had contracted AIDS from a tainted blood transfusion and died of the disease shortly before Linda wrote the episode, the title of the episode came from a comment "The good thing about AIDS is that it's killing all the right people.", which was paraphrased in the show's script. See more
I tell you something that makes me mad about the whole thing.
Mary Jo Shively
You about to get fired up?
Just a little. I was reading yesterday's papers about how all these Hollywood producers who are NOW going to depict people not sleeping around because of AIDS. What I want to know is, what was wrong with not sleeping around before AIDS? I mean, God forbid that anybody would be sexually discriminating because it's virtuous, or loyal or classy. No. Now it's as if they found a whole new reason for people to ...