Wings - Season 1

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NBC (ended 1997)

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Episode Guide

  • Legacy
    Episode 1
    4/19/90
    7.7
    On Nantucket Island, Joe Hackett, owner and sole pilot of Sandpiper Air, receives a letter from the executor of his late father's will. The letter contains a package to be opened only in the presence of his brother, Brian, who had run off with Joe's fiancée Carol six years ago, and to whom Joe had not spoken to since. At the urging of Helen, proprietress of the airport lunch counter and longtime friend to both brothers, Joe calls up Brian to invite him to the island. After Brian's arrival, the two open the package only to discover a key to a security deposit box. Expecting to a find a fortune, the two brothers head of to the bank. But they return with another key, this one to a lock in Boston. The trail of keys continue, until they return to Nantucket with a key belonging to an unknown lock. Frustrated at the meaningless chase, the strained peace between the two brothers dissolves. The painful subject of Carol is brought up, but Brian reveals that Carol ran off with another man only two weeks ago. Just as Brian is ready to leave the airport, Fay discovers that the key belongs to one of the lockers at the airport. Inside is one last suitcase, and inside that suitcase....is nothing but joke snakes and a picture of young Joe and Brian together. Their father's last wish was to have his estranged sons reunited, and that wish is granted as Brian accepts Joe's job offer to be a pilot for Sandpiper.moreless
  • 4/26/90
    8.1
    Fay discovers that a man who has been in the airport for several days is only minutes away from completing a two-year flying trip around the world. But due do to a promise he made to god when his trip began, he believes he will die as soon as he finishes his journey. Despite Fay's encouragement, he finally decides to retrace his long route around the world to get home.

    Meanwhile, to help Helen achieve her dream of becoming a concert cellist, Brian suggests she wear a sexy dress to her audition for the cambridge orchestra. But when she loses the job, she wonders what failed her: her musical ability or her dress?

    After receiving Joe's stunned opinion, Helen hurries off to practice.moreless
  • Return to Nantucket (1)
    5/3/90
    7.6
    After an old friend drops by the airport and tells Brian that Carol is flying from Miami to London, Brian discovers that her flight is stopping in Boston. Hoping to be reunited with his ex-wife, Brian leaves a message for Carol at the Boston terminal to meet him at the top of the Prudential Building. Despite the fog and Joe's advice to the contrary, Brian flies to Boston to meet her. Joe and Helen follow to pick up the pieces when Carol doesn't show. But much to their surprise she does.moreless
  • 5/10/90
    7.6
    Brian's talks Carol into returning to Nantucket with him. But Brian's happiness is soon destroyed when Joe reveals Carol made a pass at him. Following that, both brothers decide she is no good for them, and the bizarre triangle finally comes to an end.
  • 5/17/90
    7.2
    To help his brother's social life, Brian sets up Joe on a blind date. However, Joe's date (Cindy) turns out to have a certain reputation, that being one of an "easy girl." Predictably the date turns into a disaster. Eventually Cindy decides to leave Nantucket and start a new life in Boston.moreless
  • 5/24/90
    9.5
    Joe, Brian and Helen plan a trip to Boston to watch a Celtics game, but Joe is forced to cancel thanks to Roy's rescheduling of an airport committee meeting. When Joe hears that the game has been canceled, but sees that Brian and Helen are not back from Boston, he wonders what they are up to. After an entertaining time in Boston Brian and Helen end the evening at Helen's place, where she kicks him out after he makes a pass at her. But upon seeing Joe parked outside, watching the house, the two decide to trick Joe by having Brian sneak out the back and walk home. Joe's accusations the next morning are thrown back in his face, Helen then sets things straight concerning her relationship with the two brothers.moreless
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