Touched by an Angel

Season 2 Episode 14

Rock 'n' Roll Dad

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 20, 1996 on CBS
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Rock 'n' Roll Dad
Rock 'n' Roll star Jon Mateos has it all, a loving wife Evie, a devoted teenagae daughter Samantha, and a son Dylan. He relies on Evie for support and she responds by trying to be everywhere and do everything for him. Jon's comfortable world is turned upside down when Evie, rushing from her daughter's concert to a TV appearence by Jon, is killed in a car accident. Faced with actually having to raise his children, and deal with their emotional trauma, Jon rereats into work and then rapidly descends into and drug use. Monica who is Jon's driver, watches as his attempts to record a new song, 'Nowhere', disappear down the bottle and up his nose. Tess is the kid's nanny, Samantha slips around her to go out with friends to a concert. But en route they stop at a motel to party. Samantha didn't plan on this and runs out. She pages her dad, but he's too stoned to pick up his pager. Eventually Sam hitches a ride with a trucker. When the driver points out they're at the spot where Evie died, then slips and falls into it herself. At the bottom, Sam finids her mother's purse, with a notation of a song Evie was writing for Jon. Andrew, appears, but then Tess appears also to comfort Samantha. Back in the recording studio, Monica reveals herself to Jon, pointing out to him that the word Nowhere may also be read as Now Here. She leads him to his daughter, and Jon and Samantha sing on TV the song that Evie wrote.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Della Reese

Della Reese

Tess (Series 1-9)

Roma Downey

Roma Downey

Monica (Series 1-9)

John Dye

John Dye

Andrew (Series 2-9)

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