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Touched by an Angel (TV Series 1994–2003) Poster

(1994–2003)

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The show was canceled during its first season. It was brought back the next year after fans staged a letter-writing campaign.
Della Reese was 63 years old when the show started.
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Della Reese's character sends the other angels out on missions to help people redeem their lives and show them God's love. In real-life, Reese is an ordained minister.
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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.)
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According to an interview with Roma Downey, many of the clothes Monica wears in the first season were Downey's. She wore such a small size the wardrobe department didn't have anything that fit her.
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Della Reese is not the only actress to sing Christian music on the show; there were several popular Christian artists who also composed music.
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At the beginning of Season 4, Della Reese threatened to leave the show if CBS and Martha Williamson didn't increase her salary.
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Despite going against Della Reese's better judgment, she was the first and only choice to audition and reluctantly won the role of Tess.
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In numerous interviews, Roma Downey has said that her child Reilly is the goddaughter to actress Della Reese.
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Bill Cosby's was scheduled to make a cameo as the Angel of Fun. After the murder of his son Ennis Cosby, the appearance was canceled. However, he did appear as Phil, the Angel of Reconciliation.
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Della Reese once said in a interview that in the original plot that Tess was mad at Monica cause she owed her 400 dollars
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