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Touched by an Angel 

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Monica (Roma Downey), Tess (Della Reese), and Andrew (John Dye) are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.

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Series cast summary:
Roma Downey ...  Monica / ... 211 episodes, 1994-2003
Della Reese ...  Tess 211 episodes, 1994-2003
John Dye ...  Andrew 189 episodes, 1994-2003
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Angels are dispatched from heaven to inspire people who are at a crossroads in their lives. Monica, an angel who at times still needs some guidance with her earthly assignments, reports to Tess, her tough, wise, and always loving supervisor. Joining them is Andrew, who, in addition to his duties as the Angel of Death, helps out as a caseworker on various assignments. The angels may not bring answers to every problem, but they always deliver a message of hope. Written by DANIEL

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Drama | Family | Fantasy

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USA

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English

Release Date:

21 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Touched by an Angel See more »

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Moab, Utah, USA See more »

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| (212 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The character of Andrew was supposed to be on for only two episodes, but proved to be so popular, John Dye had received a starring role, towards the end of the second season. See more »

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Tess: You don't hit bottom... you hit God.
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Referenced in The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.41 (1998) See more »

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Glorious View of How We'd Like Angels To Be
18 November 2002 | by Enrique-Sanchez-56See all my reviews

Even I resisted this program for many years. It seemed too syrupy, goofy, lovey-dovey for my self-important moods and points of views. And I had this opinion for quite a long time. I never bothered to watch one single program until last month. I think I know why.

I wasn't ready.

Now I'm ready. And what I've witnessed during these lovely hours has helped me through the most difficult time in my life.

I forgive those reviewers who cannot see past the neat and necessary one-hour resolution of each program.

I forgive those who cannot see past the reality that as much as this program presents us with a view of God and Angels...that we all still don't know everything. What we must rely on is faith and hope to give us the strength to go on with out lives when tragedy or insurmountable difficulties strike us down.

The angelic combination of actors, Roma Downey, John Dye and the legendary Della Reese give a completeness, perhaps whole roundness to these inspiring hours. Each of them brings a special and unique warmth to their roles. The addition of Valerie Bertinelli was very welcome and has brought a wonderful character of innocence and comic relief (for the sake of a better word) at the same time.

I am very thankful for this series and for the actors, directors, producers, writers and crew who have dedicated their time to bringing this to us.

If you've gotten this far in my review and you're still not convinced...I beg you give it a chance. And I pray your heart will open to the possibility of miracles in all of our lives.


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