Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 07, 1967
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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The Flying Nun

The large headgear on 90-pound novice Sister Bertrille, of the convent San Tanco in Puerto Rico, enables her to fly in any stiff breeze. Her gift enables her to aid others, whether they wish it or not.

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03x26 No Tears For Mrs. Thomas Aired: Apr. 03, 1970

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 82 episodes air between 1967 and 1970.

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  • When Sally Field was first offered the role of Sister Bertrille, she refused it. The producers then offered the role to Ronne Troup, but Field had second thoughts and decided to go ahead and…
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    When Sally Field was first offered the role of Sister Bertrille, she refused it. The producers then offered the role to Ronne Troup, but Field had second thoughts and decided to go ahead and accept the role.
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  • At the time of the series' popularity, MAD MAGAZINE did a parody of Sister Bertrille, The Flying Nun in which she was "Sister Brazil, The Flying Nut."
  • The writer of the book "The Fifteenth Pelican", on which the series was based, was listed as "Tere Rios", which was the maiden name of the late Theresa Versace, mother of the late Humbert R.…
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    The writer of the book "The Fifteenth Pelican", on which the series was based, was listed as "Tere Rios", which was the maiden name of the late Theresa Versace, mother of the late Humbert R. Versace, who grew up in Washington, D.C. with a Henry Martin (Hank) Buchanan, a brother of political commentator and perennial presidential candidate Patrick Joseph (Pat) Buchanan. Her son Humbert R. (Rocky) Versace was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on July 8, 2002 for service in Vietnam.
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