Wings (1990–1997)

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Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett and friend Helen attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.

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 Joe Montgomery Hackett (172 episodes, 1990-1997)
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 Brian Michael Hackett (172 episodes, 1990-1997)
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 Helen Chapel / ... (172 episodes, 1990-1997)
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 Roy Biggins (172 episodes, 1990-1997)
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 Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran (172 episodes, 1990-1997)
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 Antonio Scarpacci (144 episodes, 1991-1997)
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 Lowell Mather (123 episodes, 1990-1995)
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 Casey Chapel Davenport (74 episodes, 1994-1997)
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Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett and friend Helen attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.

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All of 'Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran's' ex-husbands are named George. See more »

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Early on in the series, Helen (Crystal Bernard) makes a reference to her sister "Loraine". Years later Amy Yasbeck joins the series playing Helen's only sister "Casey". See more »

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Brian Hackett: [after a suggestion is made to make s'mores] No, I hate s'mores!
Joe: How could you hate s'mores?
Brian Hackett: Because that's the stupidest name for a food, like "It's so good, I want s-more," Those are so stupid, they should be called stupids!
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It's Irrestible
13 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wings has always been a great show with a wonderful cast of colorful actors like the Hackett brothers, the Chappel sisters, Lowell, Antonio, Fay, & Roy but I am probably leaving somebody out. Unlike most sitcoms, the show is set in Nantucket, far from the Los Angeles or New York City which is another reason to watch alone. Set in a small airport, Fay and Roy are always a pleasure to watch. Lowell is a unique character. The fact that the Hacketts, Lowell, and the Chappel sisters have a history in Nantucket is also useful for creating great plots around their history. I have plenty of favorite episodes like the psycho Valerie Mahaffey's character in recreating their senior prom, honeymoon, wedding etc. I also liked Farrah Forke's character but she left one season. These actors appear to have a good time on screen and off-screen which makes it another reason to watch. I just watched the Christmas episode where Antonio's girlfriend is the wife of his kidnapper, the new air traffic controller, who takes him hostage when he takes his donut. Sure the absurdity sometimes is half the fun of this show.


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