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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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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:

Wings See more »

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Runtime:

(172 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Five characters from Cheers (1982); Norm, Cliff, Frasier, Lillith and Rebecca, made appearances on the show. No characters from Wings crossed over to any Cheers episodes, though Thomas Haden Church played an unrelated character on a Cheers episode prior to being cast on Wings. 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

Roy Biggins: I've never minded staying up all night because of a woman.
Helen: Well, you don't have a choice. If you dozed off, she'd escape.
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Referenced in The Critic: L.A. Jay (1994) See more »

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One of the best t.v. shows ever
8 April 2004 | by jrh61See all my reviews

It's a shame that I have to stay up until 3am to watch wings on Nick at Nite. It's a real funny and sometimes feel good show. With all the bad news in the world today we need more wonderful shows like Wings. I really hope the the show will soon be avalible on dvd. I always look for it when im at Best Buy or walmart. One of the best episodes was when Carlton pretended to break his leg at Helens house and had to stay over. I laughed my butt off when he held up a drinking glass and shook it front of Fay and yelled out "EMPTY". Lowel was also one of the characters that really made the show a success. If my spelling is off please forgive me, it's late and im beat. I hope someone can tell me if they ever hear of the show coming onto dvd. Jim


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