With their wedding approaching, Joe tells Helen she's not doing her part like getting their marriage license. She goes to get it and learns that she and Antonio whom she married so that he wouldn't ...
Tim Daly (Joe Hackett), Rebecca Schull (Fay Cochran), and Steven Weber (Brian Hackett) are all from New York City. Crystal Bernard (Helen Chapel), the California-born Thomas Haden Church (Lowell Mather), and Farrah Forke (Alex Lambert) are all from Texas. See more »
Airline pilots will actually use the flight number when calling ATC, such as Southwest 1567. Don't know why the producers didn't have the pilots in this show use a flight number instead of the tail number. Private Pilots sometimes do say November, as in November 121 papa papa but usually will say the aircraft model or manufacturer, in this case Cessna or Chancellor 121 papa papa. Once com has been established with ATC this can be shortened to the last 3 characters, in this case 1 papa papa. See more »
It says here, fifteen percent of the American public would rather watch television than have sex.
Fifteen perc... Yeah, yeah, I buy that, yeah. You know, maybe you're... you're too tired, or she's too... what's a nice way to put this? Ugly.
The words "too tired" aren't in my vocabulary, and frankly, Roy, I don't think the words "too ugly" should be in yours.
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This show had me from the start when Steve Weber in the first episode complimented the owner of the rival flight company for getting rid of the life jackets to save money and hiring a novice pilot right out of flight school. Just when I think I've caught my breath, a voluptous brunette walks past and he blurts out, "Major Hooters," only to save himself from her wrath by introducing himself as his alter-ego, "Major Bob Hooters." This was the kind of writing and creativity that made this under-appreciated series a hit for almost ten years as NBC floated it all over it's schedule. Yet, the fans continued to follow it. The other thing that made this show was sexpot Crystal Bernard, a survivor from the last season of Happy Days. The show had an incredible ensemble of talent including Bernard, Weber, Tim Daly, David Scramm, Rebecca Schull and Thomas Haden Church who played the slightly annoying mechanic Lowell Mather. Replaced by the dynamic Tony Shalhoub as the haplessly unlucky Antonio Scarpacci, the series even became a cousin to the equally successful Cheers with crossovers with its best talents. Underrated for its time on TV, this incredibly funny and relentless series lasted an enjoyable seven years until Amy Yasbeck joined the cast as Helen's jinxed sister, Casey, possibly named after Bernard's Happy Days character, K.C. Cunningham. Yasbeck's arrival signified the sign that the series had run out of ideas as Daly and Bernard's characters got married for the marriage jokes and millions of Crystal Bernard fans lost their hearts.
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