Promised Land (1996–1999)

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When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Russell Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Claire Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Josh Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
Sarah Schaub ...
 Dinah Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
Eddie Karr ...
 Nathaniel Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Hattie Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)


When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, Nathaniel and hits the road. With only an old Suburban, a trailer, and a dream, Russell and his family are now traveling across the country in search of adventure and helping many people along the way. Written by Ashleigh Swindol <>

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Home is wherever you hang your hat, open your heart or help a friend.







Release Date:

17 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Home of the Brave  »

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(69 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The interior set for the family's trailer was a real Airstream trailer which had been removed from its original frame. It was made about three feet wider than a normal Airstream trailer and then reassembled on a platform which could also accommodate lighting and camera equipment. Sections of the trailer set could be removed, one by one, to allow for various angles of camera coverage. See more »


The interior Airstream set was about three feet wider than the Airstream trailer which was used for exterior shots. The extra width in the set's ceiling was covered by a removable, simulated skylight which is clearly visible throughout the series. The top of the trailer shown in exterior shots has no visible signs of a skylight. See more »


Russel Greene: I don't understand it. When I was in the Corps, I could swim through ice water for hours.
Claire Greene: When you were in the Corps, you had hair... and youth and stamina.
Russel Greene: Get in here and warm me up, woman, and I'll show you stamina.
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Spun-off from Touched by an Angel (1994) See more »

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This program is a favorite of our family, and we feel it MUST be released on DVD by seasons!!! The title of "Promised Land" is very apt, as it is a positive statement about all the good that is left in this great country and the people who live in her! It's a "God Bless America" type of program with inspiring stories, old-fashioned values, down-to-earth characters, truthful and encouraging messages, beautiful scenery, and well-written humor and drama. It's a show the entire family is able to enjoy and benefit from--without worrying about bad language, "adult" themes, crudeness, violence, etc. We always felt blessed when we were done viewing an episode and can't wait to see each one all over again when they're finally released on DVD!

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