Promised Land

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 22

    Finale

    Aired 5/20/99

  • S 3 : Ep 21

    Darkness Visible

    Aired 5/13/99

  • S 3 : Ep 20

    Baby Steps

    Aired 5/6/99

  • S 3 : Ep 19

    Leaving the Life

    Aired 4/29/99

  • S 3 : Ep 18

    A Day in the Life

    Aired

  • Cast & Crew
  • Gerald McRaney

    Russell Greene

  • Celeste Holm

    Hattie Greene

  • Wendy Phillips

    Claire Greene

  • Eugene Byrd

    "L.T." Lawrence Taggert, Jr. (Season 3)

  • Kamar de los Reyes

    Leon Flores (Season 3)

  • show Description
  • When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his family including his wife Claire, his son Josh, his daughter Dinah his mother, Hattie, and his nephew Nathaniel and hits the road. With only an old Suburban, a trailer, and a dream, Russell and his family are now traveling across the country in search of adventure and helping many people along the way. Promised Land was a spinoff of the series Touched By An Angel and had several crossover episodes with that series, as well as one with Diagnosis Murder. The series was filmed entirely on location in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.moreless

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  • Quotes (8)

    • Ryan Matthews: What's gotten into you Greene? You been watching Oprah?

    • "If I had a little girl, I would never leave her, never. Not for anyone or any reason."

    • Russell: (after the funeral, looking towards Heaven) I know that you are trying to teach me something. I know it. You got my attention... Why would you give Grace to us and then take her away?

    • Claire: I can feel her heart beat. Russell: Yea Claire: She's trying, Russell. She doesn't want to leave us. Russell: I know.

    • Russell: (passing the baby to Claire) Here... Claire: (shaking her head) No. I'm afraid. I'm afraid that if I hold her in my arms I will never let go. Russell: Oh honey, we won't let go. Not ever. We will carry our Grace with us always.

    • Bobbi: Do you still want inglebert? Josh: More than ever.

    • Josh: So then, we're exclusive. Bobbi: Sounds like a business deal. Josh: Yea, not very romantic is it? What should we call it? Bobbi: Anything but going steady. Inglebert. Josh: Inglebert? Bobbi: Yea, we can say inglebert. It'll be our secret. We won't tell anyone. Josh: That's for sure cause I won't tell anyone.

    • Margot: Where is that music coming from? Margot's new crush: Where else? From my heart.

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    Notes (29)

    • This aired as a special episode of Touched By An Angel called Promised Land.

    • Guest-stars Roxanne Hart & Philip Casnoff are married in real life.

    • This was part 2 of a two-part crossover episode with Touched By An Angel episode Homecoming (1).

    • This was part 2 of a two-part crossover episode with Touched By An Angel entitled Amazing Grace (1).

    • Guest star David Selby and series star Wendy Phillips previously worked together on the TV series Falcon Crest.

    • The song Abide with me is played in the background, when Rebecca is in her wedding dress.

    • Music: When You Cry performed by Faith Hill as Karen Lamar

    • This was part 2 of a two-part crossover episode with Touched By An Angel entitled The Road Home (1).

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    Trivia (12)

    • We get to know that Hattie Greene is a baptist.

    • Go Ask Alice is the title of the book that Dinah reads when she's in the trailer.

    • We get to know that Claire has a Master's degree in education.

    • Guest-star, Trever O'Brien (Joey) is the real-life younger brother of series star, Austin O'Brien (Josh).

    • John Steinbeck is the author of the book that Claire reads.

    • We get to know that Hattie used to follow after Russell back in the days when he was riding his Harley. Hattie claims that it was actually his father's idea. And now Russell and Claire is doing the same to Josh.

    • Russel surprises Claire by turning the trailer into Italy, he speaks Italian and even makes cannelloni.

    • Claire insists on naming the newborn girl Grace, because at her and Russell's age she thought they were 'graced' with a baby.

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    Allusions (3)

    • Yellow Submarine is a song from 1966 originally by The Beatles. It also became the title song of the movie with the same name in 1968.

    • The Parent Trap is a 1998 remake of the family movie from 1961 with the same name. The remake starred Dennis Quaid, and Lindsay Lohan in a double twin role.

    • Russell: This time of night I'd strangle Garth Brooks.
      Garth Brooks is an American country singer.

  • Fan Reviews (8)
  • Would love to buy the series. This was such a good WHOLESOME - UPLIFTING show

    By willholcomb18, Jun 09, 2013

  • PLEASE bring this program BACK!

    By Mustanger2007, Mar 27, 2012

  • Show is about as good as it gets for good family and american life.

    By donsept2885, Oct 13, 2009

  • Reruns or DVD's please!!

    By lisa36_99, Jul 23, 2008

  • Maybe it's my fault but I can't see the link between Promised Land and Touched by an Angel. Promised Land was better...

    By len90, Aug 13, 2006