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  • Audience-Alienating Premise: A fertility doctor illegally fathering several children by impregnating women with his own sperm doesn't sound like the premise for a heartwarming dramedy. Even critics who liked the cast couldn't get past the idea of a serious issue like paternity fraud being played so lightheartedly, which is likely why the show only lasted for a single season.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: The rape allegations against Timothy Hutton in real life make his role in the show (using his own semen to father multiple children) that much more uncomfortable.
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