Highway to Heaven: Season 2, Episode 14

Close Encounters of the Heavenly Kind (15 Jan. 1986)

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Jonathan and Mark emerge from a meteor crater to offer extraterrestrial encouragement to Adam, a young, bullied orphan whose eccentric grandfather is in danger of losing him to a heartless social worker.



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Episode cast overview:
Louise Latham ...
Mildred Kelsey
Harvey Milsap
Jerry Supiran ...
Miss Muncie
James McIntyre ...
Young Man
Gay Hagen ...
Tyler McVey ...
Danny Nash ...
Jason Marin ...


Jonathan and Mark's latest assignment is to help a man who believes in aliens who is taking care of his grandson who has to deal with bullies. Jonathan and Mark first appear to the boy when he goes to a meteor crash site and he thinks they are aliens. His grandfather is approached by a social worker who wonders if he''s the best person to take care of his grandson. And when she finds out about his hobby she's willing to overlook it but he needs to be gainfully employed. So Jonathan encourages him to get a job as a TV repairman. The shop he goes to only takes certified techs, so he goes to take the test but when he learns how difficult it is, he decides not to. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Drama | Family | Fantasy




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15 January 1986 (USA)  »

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Harold J. Stone's final acting performance. See more »


Jonathan Smith: [Stepping from the smoking crater, Adam staring in wonder] That's all right, son, don't be afraid. We're strangers here. We need some help.
Mark Gordon: Yeah, we crashed in the hole there.
Adam: Are you... from up there?
Mark Gordon: [Whispers to Jonathan] "Up there"? Does he know you?
Jonathan Smith: [to Adam] Yeah, I'm from up there. You can call me Jonathan; this is my friend Mark. We mean you no harm.
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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