The Hogan Family

Season 6 Episode 9

The Best of Friends, Worst of Times

Aired Unknown Dec 01, 1990 on NBC



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    • Angela Lee does not appear in this episode.

    • Josie Bissett does not appear in this episode.

    • The original closing credits consist of scenes of David and Rich from earlier episodes, with the song "That's What Friends Are For" playing in background.

    • Guest star/co-writer Tom Hodges reprised his recurring role back from season 4.
      This was the first (and only) episode that Hodges and his character of Rich had returned to after being absent throughout season 5 and as well, was the last the star and role appeared of this entire series. It was explained in this episode that Rich was in Europe during season 5 and the previous episodes of season 6.
      Furthermore, at the end of this episode and thereafter for the remainder of the series, Rich became dead due to AIDS. It wasn't explained how he
      got AIDS, but it might had shocked the viewers.

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