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Wings 

Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tim Daly ...  Joe Montgomery Hackett 172 episodes, 1990-1997
Steven Weber ...  Brian Michael Hackett 172 episodes, 1990-1997
Crystal Bernard ...  Helen Chapel / ... 172 episodes, 1990-1997
David Schramm ...  Roy Biggins 172 episodes, 1990-1997
Rebecca Schull ...  Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran 172 episodes, 1990-1997
Tony Shalhoub ...  Antonio Scarpacci 144 episodes, 1991-1997
Thomas Haden Church ...  Lowell Mather 123 episodes, 1990-1995
Amy Yasbeck ...  Casey Chapel Davenport 74 episodes, 1994-1997
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Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Überflieger See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(172 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In one episode, Helen is watching home movies of one of her childhood birthday parties. Young Brian is seen wearing a T-Shirt saying "STAR TREK LIVES". Steven Weber would later guest star on an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), and Tim Daly's father James Daly guest starred on the original Star Trek (1966) series. The "Star Trek" series, like "Wings", were all produced by Paramount Television (the original series began as a Desilu production). See more »

Goofs

Joe uses call letters to identify the aircraft incorrectly. He says "November-One-Two-One-Papa-Papa" to announce N121PP. However, pilots NEVER include the first letter. The call should be "One-Two-One-One-Two-One-Papa-Papa" and that is further abbreviated to just "Papa-Papa" one communication is established. See more »

Quotes

Antonio: [to Helen who is coming towards him menacingly] Don't make me use my pepper spray.
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Connections

Referenced in The Late Shift (1996) See more »

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Awesome show!
4 May 2010 | by sedlazek83See all my reviews

Wings was one of the greatest sitcoms ever. It was lighthearted and just plain funny. We usually get it off of Netflix, but my mother went and purchased the whole DVD set. She won't let me borrow it, however, because it took me a good year to return Overboard to her, and because she likes her daily fix of Tim Daly (no pun intended). Whenever I have a bad day I watch that show. It cracks me up. I agree; the setting is great. It's a charming area and I love the whole concept of the small town airport being the epicenter of excitement. My fiancé is cracking up because I am online rating Wings, but it's a great show. I love Roy. He's the guy you love to hate. And when I saw Brian on the remake of The Shinning, it kind of ruined something for me about his character lol. Great show!! Must watch!!


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