Maybe, but just maybe… The writers should be commended for choosing Che as Miranda’s love interest. Cynthia says they could have gone down another path.

“So initially, when Michael was trying to figure out what would happen in the season, he spoke about Nya (Karen Pittman), Miranda’s professor, being the romantic relationship,” Cynthia revealed in the It’s as Simple As That. The Documentary. “Nya had a straight personality and Miranda had a straight personality. “Do you see what I am referring to?”

Cynthia thought it would be boring to have “two women who have gotten to this age and are now just sort of fumbling around.” Her comment was, “That doesn’t seem like a great idea.” “That doesn’t seem great.

Perhaps Che was not such a terrible choice. 

Season 1 of Just Like That… Watch it streaming on HBO Max.