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Nightingales 

Five pretty nurse students and their boss Leonore are the focus of this TV series. They are all living together in a villa called "Nightingale House" located in Los Angeles. Leonore has a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Suzanne Pleshette ...  Christine Broderick 13 episodes, 1989
Chelsea Field ...  Samantha 'Sam' Sullivan 13 episodes, 1989
Kristy Swanson ...  Rebecca 'Becky' Granger 13 episodes, 1989
Susan Walters ...  Bridget Loring 13 episodes, 1989
Roxann Dawson ...  Yolanda 'Yolo' Elena Puente 13 episodes, 1989
Kim Johnston Ulrich ...  Allyson Yates 13 episodes, 1989
Taylor Fry ...  Megan Sullivan 13 episodes, 1989
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ...  Head Nurse Lenore Ritt 13 episodes, 1989
Barry Newman ...  Dr. Garrett Braden 13 episodes, 1989
Doran Clark Doran Clark ...  Dr. Charlene Chasen 6 episodes, 1989
Jennifer Rhodes ...  Effie Gardner 6 episodes, 1989
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Five pretty nurse students and their boss Leonore are the focus of this TV series. They are all living together in a villa called "Nightingale House" located in Los Angeles. Leonore has a complicated private relation to one of the physicians. Allyson, the sexy blonde, is always falling for the wrong guy. There is also Yolanda, the underprivileged minority student Yolanda and Samantha who has problems to look after her illegitimate daughter Megan and study as hard as the others at the same time. Becky is the naive girl from the country side. Written by Peter Reynders <100332.2035@compuserve.com>

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English

Release Date:

21 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Enfermeras See more »

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(12 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Thoughts about "Nightingales"
8 February 2009 | by kgbernhardtSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this show when it was on. I too was surprised that NBC canceled because of "sexual nature". I always enjoyed Suzanne Pleshette and was saddened to hear she passed away, last year.

I really hope that DVDs will be issued, because I would get them. University Hospital was a syndicated show, and it seemed to have some similarities to "Nightingales". I believe it ran in the mid 1990s.

I wonder two things :

Would Nightingales have fared better on maybe HBO or Showtime ?

Should it have been put on a few years later (i.e. Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place), like that genre ?


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