The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.
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 Sister Bertrille / ... (82 episodes, 1967-1970)
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 Sister Jacqueline (80 episodes, 1967-1970)
Madeleine Sherwood ...
 Reverend Mother Superior Placido / ... (77 episodes, 1967-1970)
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 Carlos Ramirez / ... (75 episodes, 1967-1970)
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 Sister Sixto (56 episodes, 1967-1970)
Linda Dangcil ...
 Sister Ana (39 episodes, 1967-1970)
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The large headgear on 90-pound novice Sister Bertrille, of the convent San Tanco in Puerto Rico, enables her to fly in any stiff breeze. Her gift enables her to aid others, whether they wish it or not. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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7 September 1967 (USA)  »

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La novicia voladora  »

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Sally Field has admitted that she is embarrassed by her work in this series. She originally didn't want the role, but her stepfather, Jock Mahoney, convinced her to accept it for job security. See more »

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In the opening credits when Sister Bertrille is being dragged along by a fog a wire can be seen holding her up. See more »

Quotes

Sister Bertrille: Could you please help? I'll give you five percent of the profit!
Carlos Ramirez: Sister Bertrille... Five per cent of nothing is *still* nothing!!
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Flying High with the Flying Nun!!! Season Two has Arrived!!!!!!!
18 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, now we have two complete seasons of spirited Sally Field as Sister Bertrille on DVD!

I haven't seen Season two since the show ended so many years ago.... Let me tell you I love season one... I really do,but I think the writing in season two is even better. The characters are now fully developed,plus the addition of the bumbling buffoon Captain Formento is lots of fun. Sister Bertrille is still getting herself into jams and Carlos is still coming to her rescue and bailing her out. Their love/hate relationship really shines through and in the end with his sincere admiration for her... even though she sometimes frustrates the heck out of him! Which is really a big part of the shows charm. They are really fun to watch. Sister Jacqueline Is always wonderful and wise and humorous, Sister Sixto with her unique version of the English language. To conclude, the cast as a whole has a great chemistry between them.

I hope they come out with season 3 really soon!


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