Hearts Afire

Hearts Afire

Hearts Afire is the story of a divorced, conservative family man with two kids who meets a liberal, world traveling journalist and falls in love. The series is set initially in Washington D.C. where John Hartman and later Georgie Anne Lahti work for a conservative sourthern Senator. When the Senator retires, the couple and their family, as well as best friend Billy Bob Davis, move back to the small town where John and Billy Bob grew up, with the intent of starting a newspaper.

Episode Info

Final: 3x14 -- The Outsider

John declares his home television free for two weeks, to the distress of his boys. Georgie Anne gets involved in a save-the-library cause as a way to change her image as an outsider.
John RitterJohn Ritter
As John Hartman
Markie PostMarkie Post
As Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman
Wendie Jo SperberWendie Jo Sperber
As Mavis Davis (S01)
Beth BroderickBeth Broderick
As Dee Dee Starr (S01) / Lee Ann Folsom (S02) (S01-S02E13)
Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
As Billy Bob Davis
Conchata FerrellConchata Ferrell
As Dr. Madeline Stoessinger (S02-S03)
Justin BurnetteJustin Burnette
As Ben Hartman (S01-S02)
Clark DukeClark Duke
As Elliot Hartman
Doren FeinDoren Fein
As Carson Lee Davis (S03; recurring previously)
Beah RichardsBeah Richards
As Miss Lula (S01E01-S01E14)

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Reviews: 3
This is a comedy?Rating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

Calling this show a comedy is being extremely generous. This show was nothing but a platform to air the producers social and political viewpoints. Considering the wealth of talent on the show, it is ironic that the funniest moments came from the youngest and the oldest cast members, 7 year old Clark Duke and 75 year old George Gaynes. Read more

Review posted on Friday, May 24th 2013 at 10:01 pm

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Recurring Guests

Doren Fein as Carson Lee Davis (19 eps)
Edward Asner as George Lahti (12 eps)
Maxine Stuart as Velma Davis (8 eps)
Debbie Gregory as Dorothy (8 eps)
Dennis Redfield as Reporter #2 (6 eps)
Mark Harelik as Reed Folsom (4 eps)
Jordan Benedict as Student #1 (4 eps)
Jeffrey Licon as Donnie (3 eps)
Donna Hardy as Dorothy Bingham (3 eps)
Leslie Jordan as Lonnie Garr (3 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Romance/Dating
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 14, 1992
Ended: February 01, 1995
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