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Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)

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Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.


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Series cast summary:
 Monica (211 episodes, 1994-2003)
 Tess (211 episodes, 1994-2003)
 Andrew (188 episodes, 1996-2003)


Angels are dispatched from heaven to inspire people who are at a crossroads in their lives. Monica, an angel who at times still needs some guidance with her earthly assignments, reports to Tess, her tough, wise, and always loving supervisor. Joining them is Andrew, who, in addition to his duties as the Angel of Death, helps out as a caseworker on various assignments. The angels may not bring answers to every problem, but they always deliver a message of hope. Written by DANIEL

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Release Date:

21 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El toque de un ángel  »

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Did You Know?


John Masius's original pilot script was much darker than that which was eventually shown on TV. (In the original pilot, Tess was a chain-smoking angel who was frequently at Monica's throat. Della Reese once said in a interview that in it Tess was mad at Monica because she owed her $400.) See more »


Tess: You don't hit bottom... you hit God.
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Referenced in Dead Like Me: Reaping Havoc (2003) See more »

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Excellent series
30 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Roma Downey, John Dye, and Della Reese star in the best show on television today. I especially like Roma Downey and John Dye. This was a message oriented series that deals with a different subject with each different episode they make. Seeing who will be guest starring is always a thrill like seeing Randy Travis, Bill Cosby, and others who have been gone from TV for awhile and those who are different TV shows.

I have so many favorite episodes that I have like 'Til We Meet Again' but my favorite episode is the 100th episode with guest stars Wynona and Celine Dion. I wish I could have seen more of Celine Dion and Wynona in future episodes because they were fantastic.

"Touched By An Angel" is a show that should never have gone off the air because it was a show that not only touches everyone watching it but the guest stars who have acted on it. It is as if this show has a special gift for touching and uplifting people that are surrounded by the show.

My favorite character was the 'Angel Of Death' Andrew, played by John Dye, because he just doesn't take the dying away; he makes sure the dying understand why they are going to heaven. Everybody I know that watch this show doesn't have one negative word to say about it.

"Touched By An Angel" was so touching that it made me want to do one of two things: become an angel like Monica, Tess, or Andrew, and be on the receiving end of their help.

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