A Manhattan schoolteacher tells me of a "love letter" getting a 9-year-old third grader into trouble with its invitation for a classmate to "get into bed. More troubling than anything else is that exposure to these teen-age forays is hardly restricted to teen-agers. So in addition to dealing with a new job and saving lives, he has to experience growing pains, first loves, and all the trials and tribulations equated to coming-of-age. Like it or not, it's going to happen. That is certainly one route to go but, obviously, television finds the other more enticing and, just possibly, more ratings-effective.
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And what Harris fails to mention is that a lot of the fans of "Doogie Howser, M. Conveniently, Janine and Wanda were best friends. She's rarely met a celebrity she didn't like and when she doesn't, trust us, you'll hear about it. Doogie was the first blogger! Imagine if the doctor about to perform surgery on you was a baby-faced teenager. Getting into bed may have no more significance at that age than snatching a kiss did a generation or so ago. How long ago was that?