Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett (Steven Weber and Tim Daly) and friend Helen (Crystal Bernard) attempt to run a Cape Cod-based airline while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees. The show was set at the fictional Tom Nevers Field, a small airport on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, where the brothers operated Sandpiper Airlines.
Last Episode08x24 Final Approach (2) Aired: May. 21, 1997
Joe and Helen go to Vienna so Helen can fulfill her dream as a cellist; Brian and Casey take over Joe and Helen's jobs; Antonio goes to jail …
Wings (TV): Season 6, Episode #25 - Boys Just Wanna Have Fun
While Joe’s bachelor party is a bust, Helen’s bachelorette fiesta is a night to remember.
Wings (TV): Season 6, Episode #19 - Ex, Lies, and Videotape
Brian is tricked into appearing on the “Mary Pat Lee Show” on men who can’t commit and comes face-to-face with…
Series Fun Facts
- Thomas Haden Church left the series when cast in the FOX Sitcom Ned and Stacey. Lowell was written off by having him enter the Witness Protection Program after he saw a Mob hit. Brian Haley…
[show]Thomas Haden Church left the series when cast in the FOX Sitcom Ned and Stacey. Lowell was written off by having him enter the Witness Protection Program after he saw a Mob hit. Brian Haley replaced Church as new mechanic Budd Bronski, but was written out of the series without explanation after only one season.
- There is a Tom Nevers Field on Nantucket, but it's not the airport, it's a sports complex. The airport on Nantucket is Nantucket Memorial Airport.
- Bryan Cranston, Daniel Stern, Nick Cassavetes, and Boyd Gaines auditioned for the role of Joe.