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THE FLYING NUN

1967 - 1970
83 Episodes

CAST
Sister Bertrille (Elsie Ethrington)........Sally Field
Sister Jacqueline........................Marge Redmond
Reverend Mother Superior Plaseato...Madeleine Sherwood
Carlos Ramirez...........................Alejandro Rey
Sister Sixto..........................Shelley Morrison
Sister Ana...............................Linda Dangcil
Marcello............................Manuel Padilla Jr.
Capt. Gaspar Formento......................Vito Scotti
Sister Theresa...........................Naomi Stevens

The Flying Nun was an odd little comedy about a nun in a Puerto Rican convent who, when wearing her cornette, had the ability to fly. Despite the silly premise, the show was surprisingly down-to-earth (so to speak).

Here is the complete episode list for The Flying Nun. It includes original air dates, episode numbers, episode titles, and brief episode descriptions. (Please e-mail us if you find any errors!: gdtvd@mailcity.com)

The first column of this table indicates the episodes of The Flying Nun we currently have in our archive. (All episodes were recorded in standard play on VHS tapes.) The entries for this column are defined as follows:
[blank] Episode not currently in archive
PURE Episode was purchased on a pre-recorded tape

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7-Sep-1967
Episode 1 Season 1
Number 1
The Flying Nun (Part 1) Sr. Bertrille (Sally Field) tries to get Carlos (Alejandro Rey) to donate land to the convent.
 
7-Sep-1967
Episode 2 Season 1
Number 2
The Flying Nun (Part 2) Sr. Bertrille (Sally Field) tries to get Carlos (Alejandro Rey) to donate land to the convent.
 
14-Sep-1967
Episode 3 Season 1
Number 3
The Convert Sr. Bertrille tries to explain her flying ability to Carlos.
 
21-Sep-1967
Episode 4 Season 1
Number 4
Old Cars for New A car dealer finds the perfect sucker: Sr. Bertrille.
 
28-Sep-1967
Episode 5 Season 1
Number 5
A Bell for San Tanco Sr. Bertrille and Carlos try to salvage the convent's bell from the deep.
PURE
5-Oct-1967
Episode 6 Season 1
Number 6
The Fatal Hibiscus Rumors of Sr. Bertrille's imminent demise lead to a conspiracy to brighten her last days.
 
12-Oct-1967
Episode 7 Season 1
Number 7
Flight of a Dodo Bird A psychologist creates problems for the grounded Sr. Bertrille.
 
19-Oct-1967
Episode 8 Season 1
Number 8
Polly Wants a Cracked Head A parrot has the sisters all aflutter and the Reverend Mother aghast.
 
26-Oct-1967
Episode 9 Season 1
Number 9
Ah Love, Could You and I Conspire A gangster's girlfriend takes refuge with the nuns, vowing not to budge until she gets a wedding band.
 
2-Nov-1967
Episode 10 Season 1
Number 10
Days of Nuns and Roses Sr. Bertrille's latest business venture: sea-grape juice.
PURE
9-Nov-1967
Episode 11 Season 1
Number 11
With Love from Irving Sr. Bertrille has a new admirer: a pelican that thinks she's a bird of a feather.
 
16-Nov-1967
Episode 12 Season 1
Number 12
It's an Ill Wind A meeting of mobsters is disrupted when Sr. Bertrille makes a landing in their midst.
 
23-Nov-1967
Episode 13 Season 1
Number 13
A Young Man with a Coronet A boy who saw Sr. Bertrille's inadvertent take-off is in Dutch for telling lies.
 
30-Nov-1967
Episode 14 Season 1
Number 14
The Patron of Santa Thomasina A pack-mule trip plummets Sr. Bertrille into a predicament.
 
7-Dec-1967
Episode 15 Season 1
Number 15
If You Want to Fly, Keep Your Coronet Dry Sr. Bertrille and 10 children try to find their way out of the jungle.
 
14-Dec-1967
Episode 16 Season 1
Number 16
The Dig In Sr. Bertrille is trapped in a mine cave-in with Bill Watkins, derelict, born loser and avowed pessimist.
 
21-Dec-1967
Episode 17 Season 1
Number 17
Walking in a Winter Wonderland A white Christmas, courtesy of Sr. Bertrille, threatens San Juan's tourist trade.
 
28-Dec-1967
Episode 18 Season 1
Number 18
With a Friend Like Him Sr. Bertrille lends a hand to Brother Paul, a walking calamity who made a historic discovery then lost it.
 
4-Jan-1968
Episode 19 Season 1
Number 19
Tonio's Mother A boy is making a shambles of his father's wedding plans: he's convinced that the flying nun is his mother returned from heaven.
 
11-Jan-1968
Episode 20 Season 1
Number 20
A Fish Story Sr. Bertrille helps a salty old seaman fish for another line of work.
 
18-Jan-1968
Episode 21 Season 1
Number 21
The Hot Spell Outflanked by gangsters, Carlos passes ownership of his casino to the nuns.
 
25-Jan-1968
Episode 22 Season 1
Number 22
My Sister, the Sister Sr. Bertrille, her sister Jennifer and Carlos embark on a medical mission in the jungle.
 
1-Feb-1968
Episode 23 Season 1
Number 23
Sister Lucky Sr. Bertrille is adopted as a charm by a hapless gambler in search of good luck.
 
8-Feb-1968
Episode 24 Season 1
Number 24
The Sister and the Old Salt Sr. Bertrille flies out to sea to aid a foundering craft.
 
22-Feb-1968
Episode 25 Season 1
Number 25
Cyrano de Bertrille Albert Paulsen plays an illiterate determined to learn to read and write.
 
29-Feb-1968
Episode 26 Season 1
Number 26
Reconversion of Sister Shapiro Sr. Bertrille has a problem: Carlos's Jewish goddaughter wants to become a nun.
 
14-Mar-1968
Episode 27 Season 1
Number 27
Where There's a Will The sisters inherit a boxer, turning the convent into a training camp and Carlos into a promoter.
 
21-Mar-1968
Episode 28 Season 1
Number 28
The Puce Albert Sr. Bertrille flies to the rescue of a marine facing court-martial.
 
28-Mar-1968
Episode 29 Season 1
Number 29
May the Wind Be Always at Your Back Carlos becomes the object of a teenager's first crush.
 
4-Apr-1968
Episode 30 Season 1
Number 30
Love Me, Love My Dog A stray dog with a penchant for stealing upsets the convent.
 
11-Apr-1968
Episode 31 Season 1
Number 31
You Can't Get There from Here Carlos navigates new depths of despair when he's marooned on a desert island with Sr. Bertrille.
 
26-Sep-1968
Episode 32 Season 2
Number 1
Song of Bertrille A ruckus brews when Sr. Bertrille writes a song to be introduced by a rock group.
 
3-Oct-1968
Episode 33 Season 2
Number 2
The Crooked Convent Blundering Fomento (Vito Scotti) puts his worst foot forward at a convent bazaar.
 
10-Oct-1968
Episode 34 Season 2
Number 3
The Rabbi and the Nun Sr. Bertrille joins forces with a rabbi to get a groom's gambled money back from Carlos.
 
17-Oct-1968
Episode 35 Season 2
Number 4
The Return of Father Lundigan Paul Lynde stars as Father Lundigan, a psychologist mindful of convent oddities.
 
24-Oct-1968
Episode 36 Season 2
Number 5
The Convent Is Condemned The convent and Casino Carlos feel the bite when Fomento lashes out at lawlessness in San Tanco.
 
31-Oct-1968
Episode 37 Season 2
Number 6
A Star Is Reborn All eyes are on the convent when a movie star decides to become a nun.
 
7-Nov-1968
Episode 38 Season 2
Number 7
The Organ Transplant The sisters' dream becomes a nightmare when they acquire an organ.
 
14-Nov-1968
Episode 39 Season 2
Number 8
Two Bad Eggs Unrelated incidents mesh into one frenzy at the convent.
 
21-Nov-1968
Episode 40 Season 2
Number 9
All Alone by the Convent Phone An eerily deserted nunnery sets the scene for one fumbling detective and Sr. Bertrille.
 
28-Nov-1968
Episode 41 Season 2
Number 10
It's an Ill Windfall A search for a benefactor embroils the nuns in a wild misunderstanding with a politician.
 
12-Dec-1968
Episode 42 Season 2
Number 11
Slightly Hot Parking Meters Fomento accuses the sisters of swiping pennies from parking meters.
 
19-Dec-1968
Episode 43 Season 2
Number 12
To Fly or Not to Fly Sr. Bertrille struggles to keep her feet on the ground during the Mother General's visit.
 
26-Dec-1968
Episode 44 Season 2
Number 13
How to Be a Spanish Grandmother Everyone gets into the act to convince Carlos's grandmother that he is a happily married man.
 
2-Jan-1969
Episode 45 Season 2
Number 14
The Landlord Cometh The nuns meet an eviction notice with an appeal that brings their landlord to the door.
 
16-Jan-1969
Episode 46 Season 2
Number 15
Sister Socko in San Tanco A magician refuses to do a one-man benefit, so Sr. Bertrille gets into the act.
 
30-Jan-1969
Episode 47 Season 2
Number 16
Great Casino Robbery (Part 1) Sr. Bertrille's roguish uncle wreaks havoc in the convent.
 
6-Feb-1969
Episode 48 Season 2
Number 17
Great Casino Robbery (Part 2) Thanks to Sr. Bertrille's uncle, he and she are in jail.
 
13-Feb-1969
Episode 49 Season 2
Number 18
The Boyfriend Flashbacks give two versions of an adolescent romance between Sr. Bertrille and visitor Randy Putnam (Dwayne Hickman).
 
20-Feb-1969
Episode 50 Season 2
Number 19
The Kleptomonkeyac Thanks to a light-fingered monkey, Sr. Bertrille is chief suspect in a rash of thefts.
 
27-Feb-1969
Episode 51 Season 2
Number 20
The Moo Is Blue Sr. Bertrille launches a campaign to save a cow from the butcher.
 
6-Mar-1969
Episode 52 Season 2
Number 21
The Breakaway Monk Disaster-prone Brother Paul returns to help Carlos with a tax audit.
 
13-Mar-1969
Episode 53 Season 2
Number 22
Happy Birthday, Dear Gaspar Fomento thinks that a surprise party is for him.
 
20-Mar-1969
Episode 54 Season 2
Number 23
Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters The push is on to mass-produce bread at the convent.
 
27-Mar-1969
Episode 55 Season 2
Number 24
The Convent Gets the Business The convent goes into the red under the inept management of Carlos's cousin.
 
3-Apr-1969
Episode 56 Season 2
Number 25
Cousins by the Dozens Sister Bertrille unwittingly nets Carlos a gaggle of dependent relatives and one more punctured romance.
 
10-Apr-1969
Episode 57 Season 2
Number 26
The Lottery Sr. Bertrille sparks a frenzy by returning a lottery ticket.
 
17-Sep-1969
Episode 58 Season 3
Number 1
The Big Game Baseball fever strikes Sr. Bertrille. Cameos by Don Drysdale and Willie Davis.
 
24-Sep-1969
Episode 59 Season 3
Number 2
My Sister the Star A TV executive tries to turn Sr. Bertrille into a show-biz nun.
 
1-Oct-1969
Episode 60 Season 3
Number 3
Speak the Speech, I Pray You Robert Cummings plays a priest unnerved by his first parish.
 
8-Oct-1969
Episode 61 Season 3
Number 4
The Paolo Story A convent secretary acquires an "abandoned" baby.
 
15-Oct-1969
Episode 62 Season 3
Number 5
Marcello's Idol Carlos's job as part-time father to a boy grows to unexpected heights.
 
22-Oct-1969
Episode 63 Season 3
Number 6
Guess Who's Coming to Picket A casual chat with strikers lands Sr. Bertrille smack in a bind between labor and management.
 
29-Oct-1969
Episode 64 Season 3
Number 7
The Not So Great Impostor A hotshot reporter worms his way into the convent, determined to get a story on the flying nun.
 
5-Nov-1969
Episode 65 Season 3
Number 8
A Convent Full of Miracles Nehemiah Persoff plays all-time good guy Alonzo Baldaran, who's showering the convent with gifts.
 
12-Nov-1969
Episode 66 Season 3
Number 9
Hector and the Brass Band It's chaos for all concerned when the convent purchases a burro.
 
19-Nov-1969
Episode 67 Season 3
Number 10
The New Habit Sr. Bertrille is grounded by a wingless bonnet.
 
26-Nov-1969
Episode 68 Season 3
Number 11
Bertrille and the Silent Flicks Sister Bertrille arranges a personal appearance of silent movie queen Gloria Davenport, now the Mother General of the order.
 
10-Dec-1969
Episode 69 Season 3
Number 12
A Ticket for Bertrille Sr. Bertrille lands in jail for illegal parking.
 
17-Dec-1969
Episode 70 Season 3
Number 13
The New Carlos Convinced no one likes him, Carlos becomes a new man.
 
31-Dec-1969
Episode 71 Season 3
Number 14
Dear Aggie The sisters become temporary and zealous lovelorn columnists.
 
7-Jan-1970
Episode 72 Season 3
Number 15
My Sister, the Doctor Sr. Bertrille's sister Jennifer finds her stay at the convent anything but restful.
 
23-Jan-1970
Episode 73 Season 3
Number 16
Armando and the Pool Table The nuns create a monster when they teach a boy pool.
 
30-Jan-1970
Episode 74 Season 3
Number 17
Hello Columbus Carlos's cousin is cast in a convent pageant.
 
6-Feb-1970
Episode 75 Season 3
Number 18
The Dumbest Kid in School Robert Lansing plays an alumnus of the orphanage seeking to adopt a problem child.
 
13-Feb-1970
Episode 76 Season 3
Number 19
Man's Best Friend Isn't Sr. Bertrille makes the mistake of minding the plumber's dog.
 
20-Feb-1970
Episode 77 Season 3
Number 20
The Somnaviatrix It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Sister Bertrille flying in her sleep!
 
27-Feb-1970
Episode 78 Season 3
Number 21
Papa Carlos Carlos's adopted war orphan arrives and she's a beauty.
 
6-Mar-1970
Episode 79 Season 3
Number 22
The Candid Commercial Sr. Bertrille becomes the unwitting star of a commercial.
 
13-Mar-1970
Episode 80 Season 3
Number 23
A Gift for El Charro A bullfighter seeks sanctuary to learn to read and write English.
 
20-Mar-1970
Episode 81 Season 3
Number 24
When Generations Gap Singers Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart are delayed for their engagement at Casino Carlos: they've had a traffic accident with Sr. Bertrille.
 
27-Mar-1970
Episode 82 Season 3
Number 25
Operation Population Sr. Bertrille fights city hall to save a playground.
 
3-Apr-1970
Episode 83 Season 3
Number 26
No Tears for Mrs. Thomas A septuagenarian asks the nuns to arrange his funeral on the double.


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