The Flying Nun

Spirited young Chicagoan Elsie Ethrington leaves her life and boyfriend behind and travels to San Juan to follow in the footsteps of her missionary aunt and become a nun. Taking on the name Sister Bertille she joins the convent of San Telco. She soon discovers that she has the ability to fly by allowing the wind to catch her large headpiece and aided by her diminutive size, she frequently uses this newfound skill to solve problems and help the locals.

ABC
3 Seasons, 82 Episodes
September 7, 1967
Comedy
6.4/10
Cast: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood, Alejandro Rey
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The Flying Nun
Episodes

The Flying Nun Full Episode Guide

  • The nuns try to go into busness again, this time they have Sister Sixto baking bread.

  • The 99 year lease of the Convent is up. The Landlord decides to move in for a while, much to the sisters dismay.

  • Psychedelic episode featuring The Sundowners. Sister Bertrille hears that Sonny and the Sundowners will be performing at Casino Carlos A-Go-Go. She knew Sonny and wants to say hello. When they meet, Sonny offers to help the convent and asks Sister Bertrille to write a song, they'll record, and she'll get the royalties.She writes a very sixties image-laden song that the Sundowners turn into an all out acid-fuzz-psychedelic-trip! All the nuns go to the go-go club to hear the song's debut and flip out when presented with a trippy strobe light show, caged go-go dancers and background vocal lines like "grow your own," and "magic mushrooms!" Must see rock n roll TV! Paul Peterson, The Sundowners.

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