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Sisters: Devoted Husband, Loving Father

It's been one year since their father's death, so the sisters go to visit his grave. They gett there just in time to see a mysterious woman leave him a dozen red roses. The woman turns out to be his longtime nurse. Frankie soon discovers through her mother, what the nurse actually meant to him.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 446753
Airdate: Saturday June 01st, 1991

Guest Stars
Diane LaddDiane Ladd
As Isabelle Ruth Adderlee
Jonathan EmersonJonathan Emerson
As Collegiate Bingo
Joyce Van PattenJoyce Van Patten
As Belle Aderlee
Lorry GoldmanLorry Goldman
As Stu Zimmer
Nancy LenehanNancy Lenehan
As Joy Zimmer
Stanley GroverStanley Grover
As Dr. James Reed
Tamar CooperTamar Cooper
As Sauna Lady


On the one-year anniversary of their father's death, the Reed sisters gather at his gravesite to honor his memory. They arrive in time to see a mysterious woman place red roses on their father's grave. The mystery woman turns out to be Dr. Reed's loving nurse of many years. When Frankie presses for further details, the nurse refuses to talk, suggesting she ask her mother for the story. Over the protests of her sisters, Frankie confronts her mother. She answers the question by reading a letter their father left behind, which explains that for thirty years he and his nurse had a relationship that extended beyond the office. Later, as the girls sort through their mixed feelings, they decide to remember their father as a loving parent, who happened to be very human as well...

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