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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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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1990 (USA) See more »

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Überflieger See more »

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Runtime:

(172 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Stock footage of the Sandpiper Cessna featured three different planes. The numbers were N121PP or "Nevada 121 Papa Papa'"(the one always given by Joe or Brian over the radio), N121PB and N160PB. The latter two are never spoken of. See more »

Goofs

In episode 4.2: "The Fortune Cookie", Joe decides to dissolve Sandpiper and Lowell fears he's out of a job, but in episode 3.14: "Stew in a Stew", Joe clearly states that Lowell works for the airport, not Sandpiper, meaning he still has the six planes at Aeromass to maintain. See more »

Quotes

Brian Hackett: This is the worst Christmas ever. I had thought it was the one when our parents bought us hamsters and forgot to poke holes in the boxes, but at least that had a moment of suspense.
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Lots of laughs at a small regional airport
14 September 2006 | by Shapster11See all my reviews

One of my absolute favorite sitcoms of all time. A cleverly written and extremely well acted show revolving around 8 people's lives and their jobs which are based at the airport. The cast is terrific and I won't bore you with each character's nuances other than to say all the roles were very well cast. The comedy is ironic, sarcastic, sardonic, slapstick, politically incorrect, and sexist. And those are but a handful of reasons I loved this show. Now that the show has gone to DVD I would recommend it highly whether you were a fan or would like to see smart comedy. If you weren't a fan you'll see many familiar faces and it was, after all, the show that launched the career of Tony Shalhoub (MONK). Hope you love it the way I did!


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