An aggressive runway chief and a cocky terminal manager compete with each other over running the famous Los Angeles International Airport and the various characters who work for them.

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Nick Thiel
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Series cast summary:
Heather Locklear ...  Harley Random 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Blair Underwood ...  Roger De Souza 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Paul Leyden ...  Tony Magulia 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Frank John Hughes ...  Henry Engels 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Wendy Hoopes ...  Betty 13 episodes, 2004-2005
David Paetkau ...  Nick 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Joel David Moore ...  Eddie Carson 9 episodes, 2004-2005
Sasha Barrese ...  Caitlin Mansfield 9 episodes, 2004-2005
Chane't Johnson Chane't Johnson ...  Tanika 7 episodes, 2004
Octavia Spencer ...  Flight Attendant 6 episodes, 2004-2005
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Harley Random is an ambitious, take-charge runway chief based at LAX, the 5th busiest airport in the world. Harley is frequently confronted by her rival, terminal boss Roger De Souza, as each jockeys to be named the new director of the airport while working together to solve everything from bomb scares, to VIP arrivals, drunken pilots and roaming pets. Rounding out this group of airport staff are Tony, the suave Airline Passenger Coordinator, who does his best to sooth frazzled nerves; Customs Agent Betty, who along with Immigration Officer Nick and LAPD Officer Henry Engels help keep the airport safe in an increasingly complicated world. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Trivia

NBC halted production after 13 episodes were made due to low ratings. See more »

Goofs

One of the main characters who plays the LAPD Sergeant can be seen worn wearing a police badge that says "Police Officer". The badge should have read, "Sergeant". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.83 (2010) See more »

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Mr. Blue Sky
Electric Light Orchestra
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The best new show! Dramatic, hilarious, suspenseful, and entertaining! TV shows don't get better than this!
25 October 2004 | by orexoticscenerySee all my reviews

The 7 episodes shown so far have ALL been OUTSTANDING. The acting is incredible, the writing is superb, and the overall effect is excellent! I hope that NBC gives LAX a full season order and doesn't read all the negative reviews on here written by people who obviously have not watched the show or watched the show wanting to dislike it. Heather Locklear is entertaining, talented, and fun to watch! Her character, Harley, is quite laughable at times! Blair Underwood has done some incredible acting, especially in the scenes with his daughter and girlfriend as well as the time he is in the aircraft the pilots are losing control of. We haven't seen much of Wendy Hoopes yet but I hope to see more of her! Paul Leyden's character is very compassionate and really represents the good young people willing to hand others a helping hand that exist in this country. Frank John Hughes' character is probably going to guide viewers through a dramatization of alcohol addiction. And young David Paetku's character will suffer much heartbreak but it will fun to see him get used to his sometimes depressing job. LAX is BY FAR the best new show of the 2004-05 season and should be recognized for its amazing talent, writing, and overall effect.


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