Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
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An advertisement brings Jonathan and Mark to a neighborhood where an elderly scriptwriter needs an "angel" to bankroll his movie about the lonely people in his neighborhood, but making the ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Landon

Writer:

Dan Gordon
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Michael Landon ... Jonathan Smith
Victor French ... Mark Gordon
Al Ruscio ... Petros
Dennis Fimple ... Joey Small
Jon Lormer ... Martin Lamm
Stella Stevens ... Stella
Randy Vasquez ... Chewey (as Randy Gallion)
Owen Bush ... Sam
Jack Bernardi Jack Bernardi ... Jake
Ed Hooks Ed Hooks ... Clerk
Robert S. Telford Robert S. Telford ... Preacher (as Robert Telford)
Jack Jozefson Jack Jozefson ... Guy

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Storyline

An advertisement brings Jonathan and Mark to a neighborhood where an elderly scriptwriter needs an "angel" to bankroll his movie about the lonely people in his neighborhood, but making the film may mean tragedy for Mark when Jonathan receives news from higher up about a woman in the neighborhood and movie whom Mark has fallen in love with. Written by Tony Scheinman

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

At 24:16 in the show Johnathon (Micheal Landon) walks past a beach restroom. Spray painted on the wall in the background is 666. See more »

Goofs

As Jonathan and Mark are at the pier, several persons stare at the camera, but one guy more intently and rather in the foreground: he is wearing a hot pink top and smiles and nods at the camera. See more »

Quotes

Jonathan Smith: Where did you say you were from?
Petros: Galilee.
Jonathan Smith: And your name, HaDayag, what does that mean?
Petros: Hebrew. Hebrew name. Like Jonathan. In Hebrew it's Yochanan; it means "God gave." Maybe God gave all these people here Jonathan.
Jonathan Smith: But your name, HaDayag, what does that mean?
Petros: It means "the fisherman."
Jonathan Smith: Peter, the fisherman from Galilee... who was sent to out to fish for men's souls?
Petros: That's me. You don't recognize me, eh? Well, an angel's earthly form has nothing to do with what he looks like in Heaven, where ...
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Connections

References The Ten Commandments (1956) See more »

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Stella
7 December 2019 | by rwzimdpaSee all my reviews

This is must see TV for those interested in the evolution of the Mark Gordon character in this series. It is also recommended viewing for those who have enjoyed the work of the actress Stella Stevens. Initially wary of her while rehearsing for the movie being made, Gordon rather swiftly changes his outlook on his relationship with Stella. That leads to an unexpected conclusion.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1984 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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