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Sep. 19, 1984
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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Highway to Heaven

A probationary angel sent back to earth teams with an ex-cop to help people.

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05x13 Merry Christmas from Grandpa Aired: Aug. 04, 1989

On Christmas Eve, Jonathan portrays a future ravaged by pollution to three men who could help prevent it: An energy magnate, a farmer and the …

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The show had 5 seasons and 111 episodes air between 1984 and 1989.

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A&E To Reboot 'Highway To Heaven'
A contemporary, and potentially rather gritty reboot is coming to A&E, as the network will develop an updated version of the '80s light drama Highway to Heaven. Mark Wahlberg will executive produce and John Wirth will write the series that revolves around an angel who is set down to Earth from Heaven, to help poor, unfortunate souls.

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  • Viewers often assumed that Michael Landon was very religious due to the Christian themes in this series. However, according to Merlin Olsen, Landon never practiced any religion as an adult.
  • Victor French described Michael Landon as his "angel", for saving him from years of being typecast in villain roles, and letting him play a hero on television.
  • Among Hollywood insiders, the show was known as "Jesus of Malibu".
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