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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Unknown   7   3   2   1  
Unknown   1986   1985   1984  
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 Ethel MacDoogan (38 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Lissy Preston / ... (29 episodes, 1984-1986)
Randy Josselyn ...
 Jay Jay Preston (29 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Duane Preston (28 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Richard Preston (16 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Candy Carlysle (13 episodes, 1984-1986)
Stephen Johnson ...
 Richard Preston (13 episodes, 1984)
Lester Fletcher ...
 Mr. Divine (13 episodes, 1984)
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 Lester Luster (8 episodes, 1984-1985)
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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 Preston family. Written by Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>

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This was the first sitcom produced for TBS (then known as WTBS). See more »

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Candy Carlysle: You know, I haven't been this excited since they invented the chicken nugget!
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A Memorable Show
16 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this show a few times in the 1980s when it was new. First I heard the theme song as I was going to sleep. About the next day I watched the show (I had to stay up to do that, and it it was because of the theme song!) I saw an episode where Ethel tutored the older son in Algebra and I was most impressed by the honesty of that story. I also enjoyed seeing Dick Sargent again because I remember the "Darrin Switch" on "Bewitched" when it originally happened and I have admired him in other roles. This brief show should be produced on DVD just so we can examine it fully. I had to figure out after only one or two episodes that apparently the living people did not know that Ethel was an angel.

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