Touched by an Angel

Season 2 Episode 20

Portrait of Mrs. Campbell

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Mar 23, 1996 on CBS
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The women in Naval officer, Neil Campbell's life do not get along. His mother Marian and his pregnant wife April seem to be competing fir his love. After he goes out to sea, Monica enters their life as an artist commissioned to paint a "portrait of Mrs. Campbell". We learn that Marian is desperately in need of a bone marrow transplant and Neil cannot return home from sea. As the situation worsens, April volunteers to donate marrow despite her pregnancy. At this point we come to know the secret that Marian has been hiding for entire life, that she has a mentally challenged son, Tommy, who has been raised in facilities all of his life. Although Marian has always loved and cared for her son, she was encouraged by her parents to give him up as punishment for the sinful behavior that conceived him. As Marian's health worsens, Tommy emerges as the only viable bone marrow donor and, with the help of Andrew, the operation is arranged and is successful. April gives birth to a healthy baby girl and the entire family is united with the return of Neil. Monica's painting is then revealed to be a portrait of the whole family.moreless

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Della Reese

Della Reese

Tess (Series 1-9)

Roma Downey

Roma Downey

Monica (Series 1-9)

John Dye

John Dye

Andrew (Series 2-9)

Linda Gray

Linda Gray

Marian Campbell

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Gabrielle Carteris

Gabrielle Carteris

April Campbell

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Vince Grant

Vince Grant

Lt. Neil Campbell

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