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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 7 | unknown
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Plot:
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... See more »
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Cast

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Carol Mansell ... Ethel MacDoogan (38 episodes, 1984-1986)

Kyle Richards ... Lissy Preston / ... (29 episodes, 1984-1986)
Randy Josselyn ... Jay Jay Preston (29 episodes, 1984-1986)

David Kaufman ... Duane Preston (28 episodes, 1984-1986)

Dick Sargent ... Richard Preston (16 episodes, 1984-1986)

Marla Rubinoff ... Candy Carlysle (13 episodes, 1984-1986)
Stephen Johnson ... Richard Preston (13 episodes, 1984)
Lester Fletcher ... Mr. Divine (13 episodes, 1984)

Ronnie Schell ... Lester Luster (8 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Series Directed by
John Tracy (10 episodes, 1984)
Doug Rogers (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
Alan Bergmann (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Mel Ferber (4 episodes, 1985)

Mark Corff (unknown episodes)
Howard Storm (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Bruce H. Newberg (16 episodes, 1984-1985)
Sam Harris (13 episodes, 1984)
George Hampton (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Mike Moore (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Robert Bruce (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Roger Garrett (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Martin Weiss (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Charlotte M. Dobbs (2 episodes, 1985)
Shelly Goldstein (2 episodes, 1986)

Series Produced by
Rick Miner .... producer (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

Mark Farrell .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Mark Farrell .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Linda Feitelson .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Christina George (unknown episodes)
Cathy Henderson (unknown episodes)
Georgyne LaLone (unknown episodes)
Bari Robinson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Roger C. Ambrose (38 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jody Lawrence .... key hair stylist (34 episodes, 1984-1986)
Dale Miller .... key hair stylist (13 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Art Department
Michael DiMeo .... property master (12 episodes, 1985-1986)

Robert Erdiakoff .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Georgyne LaLone .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Georgyne LaLone .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Bart Lipton .... stage manager (8 episodes, 1985-1986)

Harry Cauley .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)
Terry Edinger .... accountant (unknown episodes)
Georgyne LaLone .... assistant to writers (unknown episodes)
 

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30 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
David Kaufman dropped out of UCLA to take the role in this series.See more »
Quotes:
Candy Carlysle:Richard, was the Lissy chasing Duane down the sidewalk or am I crazy?
Richard Preston:Oh now, Candy, that's an unfair question.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
cute, 10 November 2003
Author: Madamewozelle from State College, PA

I barely remember this show, given that I moved in 1986 from a place that didn't have cable, and subsequently missed half the show's run. I also was only about 8 years old at the time. I haven't much else to add to the previous person's summary, except that she WASN'T the only person who saw it, that the premise

was very clever and original, and despite having the world's worst actor (the late Dick Sargeant), I remember the show being awfully charming and, oddly

enough, the credits being especially interesting. I also remember asking my

mom what "23 skidoo" meant. I credit the show for sparking my personal interest in 1920s history. So if you were a writer for this sitcom, bravo for hitting at least one kid on the head! Let's hope more interesting premises as such come forth in TV in the future! Vive le flapper! (Question: did she actually get her wings? And did a bell ring?)

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