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Fantasy Island

Season 4 Episode 2

Flying Aces / The Mermaid Returns

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Nov 01, 1980 on ABC
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Flying Aces / The Mermaid Returns
In "Flying Aces" airline pilot Tony Chilton goes back to World War II to experience the thrill of combat flying with his father who died in that war. And in "The Mermaid Returns" Princess Nyah desires to learn what human love is like and becomes enamored with Mr. Roarke.moreless

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    Sam Melville

    Sam Melville

    Tony Chilton

    Guest Star

    Tom Wopat

    Tom Wopat

    David Chilton

    Guest Star

    Chip Lucia

    Chip Lucia


    Guest Star

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      • Mr. Roarke: It appears to be a fine Havana, Mr. Chilton. Do you find something wrong with the cigar?
        Tony Chilton: Mr. Roarke, what are you doing here?
        Mr. Roarke: Well I wanted to make sure your real fantasy was progressing satisfactory.
        Tony Chilton: You knew all along I guess.
        Mr. Roarke: It was very simple to determine two months after your birth, your father Mr. David Chilton was reported killed in action as Squadron leader of the 53rd Fighter Group. Have you met him yet?
        Tony Chilton: He gave me this. (cigar)
        Mr. Roarke: In honor of his new son, you.
        Tony Chilton: Yes.
        Mr. Roarke: Yours is an extremely rare emotional experience Mr. Chilton.
        Tony Chilton: It's really difficult to describe the feelings, to be able to talk to my own father, he's so young, to actually see him alive.
        Mr. Roarke: Alive only because it is your fantasy Mr. Chilton.
        Tony Chilton: But he is alive, there's gotta be something...
        Mr. Roarke: I must remind you that fate cannot be altered or history rewritten. No matter how desperately we wish it so we cannot change what happened on March 23, 1944.
        Tony Chilton: I'm sure as hell gonna try.
        Mr. Roarke: I'm sure you will Mr. Chilton.

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