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Tyler77
Rhonda Sue and Ringo
Fri May 11, 2018 10:17am
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Rhonda Sue....well...we didn't need her to re-create her Lurlene Harper character from "Texas"...Her "out there" personality just did not mesh well with Henderson. Rhonda Sue was OK in small doses, but unfortunately, she was one of the characters that just disappeared off screen like Brian, Kristin, Barbara and her kids. Mid to late 1983 was a huge revolving door for "Search." Joanna Lee tried, but should have left her "Walton" ideas in the past.

  • Search for Tomorrowdanfling, Thu Apr 26 9:22am
    Kentucky was probably meant to be a big new character, but the audience probably did not accept him - so, as the writers changed, his character left. Speaking of Search for Tomorrow, I really wanted... more
    • Rhonda Sue and Ringo — Tyler77, Fri May 11 10:17am
      • Ringo and Rhonda Sue, Search for Tomorrowdanfling, Tue May 22 3:33pm
        I never viewed the character of Lurlene Harper, so the presence of this actress was similar to a breath of fresh air to me. And, since Search for Tomorrow was probably higher rated that Texas,... more
    • Re: Search for TomorrowDavid , Thu Apr 26 4:48pm
      I think this was around the time TIIC not only fired future Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis as potential new wife for Stu with a young daughter, they had them out of the blue leave town the day after... more
      • things happenJose Ruiz, Wed May 9 9:10am
        Olympia getting dumped from the show was probably the best thing that happened to her career. If she were bound to the show she wouldn't have been able to do movies and we all know how that turned... more
        • TIIC is usually shorthand for .Peter, Thu May 10 4:25am
          ... the "The Idiots in Charge" (meaning the production team of a show, most importantly the writers).
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