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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... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 10)

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)

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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This was the first sitcom produced for TBS (then known as WTBS).See more »
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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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
at last!!!!!!!!!!!, 15 October 2004

I cannot believe it. I thought that I was going crazy. No one that I've spoken to remembers this show. I loved it. My favorite part of this show was the song. I don't remember much about it except that it mentioned Rudolph Valentino, she was struck by a trolly, golly and that now she is an 80's lady. I was beginning to loose hope that i would ever find out about this show. I know it has been many many many years since i last saw it but i know that i would love to see re-runs of this show any time. Seems to me that even as cheesy as it was, it was a real family show. and you know you don't see many of those anymore. Doesn't anyone enjoy wholesome shows anymore??????

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