Nearly Departed

  • 1989
  • TV Show
  • None

Monty Python's Eric Idle was wasted in this fleeting `Topper'-like sitcom about a ghostly couple who haunt their former home, now occupied by a family of four. Among them is Grampa, the only one who could see or hear the spirits.

Season 1, Episode 1 Grant Meets Grampa

First Aired: April 10, 1989

In the series pilot, Grant Pritchard (Eric Idle), a spirit who wants to haunt the ill-mannered Dooley family out of his house, finds he can communicate with the Dooleys' grandfather (Henderson Forsythe). Mike: Stuart Pankin. Liz: Wendy Schaal. Derek: Jay Lambert.

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  • Premiered: April 10, 1989
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Monty Python's Eric Idle was wasted in this fleeting `Topper'-like sitcom about a ghostly couple who haunt their former home, now occupied by a family of four. Among them is Grampa, the only one who could see or hear the spirits. (more)

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