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Old 08-29-2018, 03:00 AM   #1
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Question Did Hearts Afire remain on the air for far longer than its quality would indicate

The show even when it was originally on, more or less felt like a retreat of Linda Bloodworth-Thomason's other show on CBS at the time, Designing Women. What I mean is that they would have the same stupid speeches being made, just by different actors. I'm assuming that she was trying to do her version of Moonlighting with Jack Tripper and Christine Sullivan in the roles of Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd and with a political backdrop. If I'm not mistaken though, Bloodworth-Thomason announced that she going to use the series to take some swipes back at the Washington Establishment for mocking her for being close friends with the Clintons. When you really think about it, that's a pretty self-serving (and stupid) justification for a television series.

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