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 »

Also Known As:

Überflieger See more »

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Runtime:

(172 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tim Daly appeared as himself in an episode of Monk which starred Tony Shaloub. He and Monk were passengers on a plane and there were several references to their roles on Wings. See more »

Goofs

Sandpiper only has one airplane, and Joe always reads its call number as "Nevada-One-Two-One-Papa-Papa" or N121PP. However, there are a few episodes where the Sandpiper plane's tail shows N121PB and several more (mostly exterior shots) where it shows N160PB. See more »

Quotes

Brian Hackett: [after a suggestion is made to make s'mores] No, I hate s'mores!
Joe: How could you hate s'mores?
Brian Hackett: Because that's the stupidest name for a food, like "It's so good, I want s-more," Those are so stupid, they should be called stupids!
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Connections

Referenced in Behind the Couch: The Making of 'Frasier' (2003) 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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