The Flying Nun

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  • Season 1
    • The Flying Nun
      The Flying Nun
      Episode 1
      9/7/67
      7.3
      Sister Bertrille arrives at Convent San Tanco in Puerto Rico, where the constant swirling winds around the convent give her the power to fly. This news is greeted with alarm by the strict Mother Superior, and with curiosity and amusement by her fellow nuns Sister Jacqueline, who becomes Sister Bertrille's mentor, and Sister Sixto, a nun who continually fights a losing battle with the English language. While in Puerto Rico she also meets Carlos Ramirez, a wealthy playboy bachelor.moreless
    • The Convert
      The Convert
      Episode 2
      9/14/67
      7.3
      Carlos sees Sister Bertrille flying, which leads him to believe he's having religious visions and to change his lifestyle.
    • Old Cars for New
      Old Cars for New
      Episode 3
      9/21/67
      9.0
      Sister Bertrille goes to a greedy car salesman to get a new station wagon for San Tanco.
    • A Bell for San Tanco
      9/28/67
      8.5
      Sister Bertrille and Carlos try to salvage the convent's bell from the ocean.
    • The Fatal Hibiscus
      10/5/67
      8.6
      Rumors of Sister Bertrille's imminent demise lead to a conspiracy to brighten her last days.
    • Flight of a Dodo Bird
      10/12/67
      7.8

      Sr. Bertrille is unable to fly and has dizziness and double vision. Dr. Tapia finds an ear infection that should clear up soon, but is worried about Rev. Mother, who is upset by Sr. Bertrille. Fr. Lundigan, a young psychologist, is sent to San Tanco. Sr. Bertrille's vain attempts to fly, and the nuns' concern about it, present a problem to him. Rev. Mother asks Sr. Bertrille to demonstrate her flying to Fr. Lundigan. All her effort and the nuns and children with palm fronds and roller skates fail to get Sr. Bertrille off the ground. When Sr. Ana declares Sr. Bertrille flies because she is a saint, Fr. Lundigan, to save his own sanity, decides to leave. Hoping to fly the next day, Sr. Bertrille tries to prevent this. After the car breaks down, and he is locked in his room, Fr. Lundigan concludes everyone in the convent is deranged.

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    • Polly Wants a Cracked Head
      10/19/67
      8.3
      Sister Bertrille and Sister Jaqueline try to hide a bird in the convent.
    • Ah Love, Could You and I Conspire
      10/26/67
      7.7
      A hit man's girl poses as Mother Superior's secretary, but makes friends with the Sisters.
    • Days of Nuns and Roses
      11/2/67
      8.1
      To raise money for the convent, Sister Bertrille and the others try to market sea grape juice under the title "Nectar of San Tanco"--but they get more than they bargain for.
    • With Love from Irving
      11/9/67
      7.1
      After helping a pelican on the beach, Sister Bertrille has to cope with a lovesick bird.
    • It's an Ill Wind
      It's an Ill Wind
      Episode 11
      11/16/67
      8.4
      When Mother Superior goes on a business trip in Saint Thomas, Sister Bertrille uses her powers to give Plaseato something very important that she forgot. When the wind dies down, she lands on a small island where some gamblers are staying.
    • A Young Man with a Cornette
      11/23/67
      7.9
      When she and Sister Jaqueline volunteer at a hospital, Sister Bertrille befriends a boy with a knack for telling lies. The boy sees Bertrille flying, but no one else believes him!
    • The Patron of Santa Thomasina
      11/30/67
      4.8
      Sisters Bertrille and Jaqueline try to stop a civil war between the village of Santa Thomasina.
    • If You Want to Fly, Keep Your Cornette Dry
      Sister Bertrille takes two small children under her wing when they want to learn how to fly like she does.
    • The Dig In
      The Dig In
      Episode 15
      12/14/67
      5.8
      When looking for rocks, Sister Bertrille gets stuck in a mine with an ex-con.
    • Wailing in a Winter Wonderland
      12/21/67
      8.8
      After pulling the name of an elderly nun from the Christmas grab bag, Sister Bertrille tries to make it snow. Even though her intentions are good, all goes wrong.
    • With a Friend Like Him
      12/28/67
      8.6
      A clumsy brother comes to the convent to help with the library.
    • Tonio's Mother
      Tonio's Mother
      Episode 18
      1/4/68
      7.2
      A little boy believes Sister Bertrille is his mother.
    • A Fish Story
      A Fish Story
      Episode 19
      1/11/68
      7.3
      Sister Sixto's uncle uses Sister Bertrille to help him catch fish.
    • The Hot Spell
      The Hot Spell
      Episode 20
      1/18/68
      8.0
      Outflanked by gangsters, Carlos hastily transfers ownership of his casino to the unsuspecting nuns. The cool operator then keeps an anguished vigil as the mob tries to deal the sisters out of their new enterprise.
    • My Sister, the Sister
      1/25/68
      9.0
      Carlos falls for Sister Bertrille's sister.
    • Sister Lucky
      Sister Lucky
      Episode 22
      2/1/68
      9.0
      A gambler thinks Sister Bertrille is good luck.
    • The Sister and the Old Salt
      2/8/68
      7.6
      Sister Bertrille helps a sailor who plans on going from San Juan to Miami in a tiny ship.
    • Cyrano de Bertrille
      2/22/68
      9.0
      An illiterate is determined to learn to read and write, unfortunately Pedro's obsessive desire turns Sr. Bertrille's classroom into an arean - and reduces a bishop to near-apoplexy.
    • Reconversion of Sister Shapiro
      2/29/68
      9.1
      Carlos's shy godchild decides to become a nun after spending time with Sister Bertrille.
    • Where There's a Will
      3/14/68
      8.2
      When Sister Bertrille is willed a boxer/wrestler from her deceased uncle all kinds of trouble happens at the convent.
    • The Puce Albert
      The Puce Albert
      Episode 27
      3/21/68
      8.6
      Carlos' lavish lifestyle interferes with his military training.
    • May the Wind Be Always at Your Back
      An awkward adolescent girl has a crush on Carlos.
    • Love Me, Love My Dog
      4/4/68
      7.8
      One of the convent children takes an interest in Scraples, a kleptomanic dog.
    • You Can't Get There from Here
      4/11/68
      8.8
      Sister Bertrille, Carlos, and one of Carlos's girls are stranded on a desert island.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3