Down to Earth (1984–1987)

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After being struck down by a trolley (golly) in 1925, Ethel MacDoogan, a flapper, waits in heaven for a chance to help a family and earn her wings. That chance arrives in the form of the ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
 Ethel MacDoogan (48 episodes, 1984-1986)
 Duane Preston (41 episodes, 1984-1986)
 Lissy Preston (41 episodes, 1984-1986)
Randy Josselyn ...
 Jay Jay Preston (41 episodes, 1984-1986)
 Richard Preston (28 episodes, 1984-1986)


After being struck down by a trolley (golly) in 1925, Ethel MacDoogan, a flapper, waits in heaven for a chance to help a family and earn her wings. That chance arrives in the form of the Preston family. Written by Jason A. Cormier <>

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This is the second series in which Dick Sargent took over an established role; the first was Bewitched (1964). Both shows centered on characters with magical powers. See more »


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Down To Earth - Bewitched connection
25 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I very much remember "Down To Earth" as I acted in one of the episodes. I believe it was entitled "The Burro" and it is where young J.J. (or Jay Jay) ordered a donkey via mail order. I played the "delivery person" who brought the donkey to their door.

Not to ring my own bell, but what may be of interest to trivia fans is that I,Peter Ackemran, am the son of late TV Producer Harry Ackerman, who, among his many accomplishments was the Executive Producer of a TV show called "Bewitched" - which also starred Dick Sergent! The day I worked on the show was a wonderful opportunity for Dick and I to reconnect since the time I visited the set of his former show as a young boy.

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