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Old 04-28-2017, 01:43 PM
terentii terentii is offline
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Originally Posted by sciurophobic View Post
On the original One Day at a Time Ann's boyfriend Nick (played by the still alive Ron Rifkin) was killed between seasons 6 and 7 in a car accident. I don't know why they killed the character.
Probably because Ann having a permanent boyfriend limited the scope for stories. The same fate befell Ted Bessell ("Joe") on Mary Tyler Moore (not killed off per se, just disappeared without a trace).