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What was the point of Nicky being on the show


I have no idea as to why they even made vivian pregnant to bring on litle nicky on the show he was the most useless character he was like always in the background kind of like judy from family matters lol ???


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZ3tnAMjMhg

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Well, Janet Hubert was pregnant in real life. And so, they decided to write it into the show.

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That is so weird. She was too old to be real pregnant

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I wonder why they didn't try to hide her pregnancy like they did with Claire Huxtable? I agree with the OP. Nicky's character didn't bring much to the show.

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When Ashley got too old to be cute, they needed a young cute person I guess.

Although didn't Nicky go from being a newborn to like 5 years old in a year>?

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She was only 37 in season 3, she did look older though, I guess it was the way they dressed her. In the first season, you could tell she wasn´t that old.

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I was going to post exactly this sentiment. Jane'ts pregnancy reportedly caused a lot of problems and was one factor that led to her leaving the show. They could have just hidden her pregnancy and it would've been a non-issue, and the unnecessary character of Nicky wouldn't exist.

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Just to have a new character pretty much.

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They should've hidden her pregnancy. I'm sure most viewers would've suspended their disbelief and accepted that it's just unavoidable that actresses get pregnant in real life.

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