Season 1, Episode 1 Highway to Heaven

First Aired: September 19, 1984

In Part 1 of the two-part opener, angel Jonathan Smith is sent down to Earth “to try and help people”---and he begins by befriending residents of a retirement home. Estelle: Helen Hayes. Mark: Victor French. Leslie: Mary McCusker. Sidney: John Bleifer.

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  • Premiered: September 19, 1984
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An angel returns to Earth and helps troubled humans in a forerunner to `Touched by an Angel' that reunited producer Michael Landon with Victor French, his costar from `Little House on the Prairie.' The popular Emmy-nominated drama found Jonathan Smith assi… (more)

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