Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Wings an American sitcom about these three lifelong friends known as the 'three musketeers' included brothers Joe and Brian Hackett both pilots, who ran a one-plane local commuter service called Sandpiper Air and their mutual best friend since childhood Helen a once chubby but now beautiful aspiring concert cellist who ran the lunch counter in the airport. Joe was button-down, organized and serious He dreamed of becoming a pilot as a child, and became the de facto head of the family after their mother disappeared and their father lost his mind. Brian, a hang loose, free spirit. His irresponsibility is often a source of consternation to older brother Joe. It is best to describe as Cheers 2, as it followed some of the pattern as the other series did. The Show was set at the Tom Nevers Field, small airport on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Wings was nominated for GLAAD Media award for outstanding TV – individual episode category(1997) and Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress category. Won the BMI TV Music award(1992 and 1994). This classic tv show ran for 8 seasons with 172 episodes from April 19, 1990 to May 21, 1997 on NBC network.