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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Complete series cast summary:
...  Joe Montgomery Hackett 172 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Brian Michael Hackett 172 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Helen Chapel / ... 172 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Roy Biggins 172 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran 172 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Antonio Scarpacci 144 episodes, 1991-1997
...  Lowell Mather 123 episodes, 1990-1995
...  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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Trivia

The Club Car, which was often featured on the show, is a real restaurant on Nantucket. 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

Antonio: This song I learned in Italy. For awhile it was the only English I knew... My goat knows the bowling score, halleluiah...
Helen: It's "Michael, row the boat ashore".
Antonio: No!
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Referenced in The Sopranos: University (2001) See more »

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One of the best shows ever!
7 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I loved this show! I looked forward to tuning in every week to see Joe, Brian, Helen and the rest! There was just something about them that kept you watching. It was a shame that it had to end but 8 years is a lot of shows plus with reruns I can watch it again and again! Wings forever!


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