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Out of the Blue 

Random was an angel out to earn his wings by doing good deeds. He went to work as a high-school teacher, and moved in with Marion and her five nephews and nieces, who were frequently ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Shane Keller Shane Keller ...  Shane Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Jimmy Brogan ...  Random 12 episodes, 1979
Dixie Carter ...  Marion Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Tammy Lauren ...  Stacey Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Clark Brandon ...  Chris Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Olivia Barash ...  Laura Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Jason D. Keller Jason D. Keller ...  Jason Richards 12 episodes, 1979
Hannah Dean Hannah Dean ...  Gladys 11 episodes, 1979
Eileen Heckart ...  The Boss Angel 10 episodes, 1979
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Storyline

Random was an angel out to earn his wings by doing good deeds. He went to work as a high-school teacher, and moved in with Marion and her five nephews and nieces, who were frequently getting in (and out) of trouble, thanks to Random's magic. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1979 (USA) See more »

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Paramount Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(9 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

With two adult characters in the house (Random & Gladys), Dixie Carter's Aunt Marion character had little to do, so she was let go - which infuriated costar Eileen Heckart. The gimmick for Heckart's Boss Angel character was that she sported a different hat each week, and she'd caused such a fuss over Carter's dismissal that the costumer presented her with a witch's hat to wear that week, which greatly amused Heckart. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Happy Days (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Out Of The Blue
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Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
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why lock this up in a vault?
15 January 2009 | by JawsphobiaSee all my reviews

I can't honestly say that I remember the show's quality, except that Random was on Happy Days and Mork in turn was on Out of the Blue so I would appreciate any chance to look back at that material. I remember the theme song to a degree.

"Out of the blue, out of the blue, out- of- the- blue. Life is a reason, you're in the middle, the question is how to survive, but you keep on holding, keep on (something) out of the blue, out of the blue out- of- the- blue."

I mean, how bad could the mork episode be?

I think there is a huge market for "lost" or "failed" short-lived series. I mean they're not making any money for Paramound sitting in a vault.

It's too bad that (at the time of this posting) the photo for something else called "Out of the Blue" has no relation to this actual sit-com.


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