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Trivia: The original actor who had been cast as Charlie had a drinking problem, and couldn't deliver his lines properly. John Forsythe got called up by creator Aaron Spelling after midnight on a Friday night and was asked to record lines ASAP because the show had to be aired Monday night. He headed straight down to the studio at 20th Century Fox, still in his slippers and pyjamas, recorded the lines and went straight back to bed.

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Trivia: John Forsythe was never on the set - his voice was recorded, and dubbed in later.

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Trivia: David Doyle plays John Bosley in this series. The surname Bosley was an in-joke reference to the fact that Doyle was often misidentified as Tom Bosley, who played Howard Cunningham in "Happy Days".

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Trivia: The only Angel to last the entire series was Kelly, played by Jaclyn Smith.

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Trivia: John Forsythe never visited the set once during the entire series.

Trivia: It's been said Cheryl Ladd hated Shelley Hack due to her size intimidating her. She also had Edward J. Lasko reduce Hack's number of lines. Some have reported Shelley would go home in tears which would lead to her resignation at the end of Season 4. Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl wouldn't talk to her at lunch and sat together away from her.

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Avenging Angel - S4-E4

Trivia: This is the only episode not to feature the voice of John Forsythe.

To Kill an Angel - S1-E7

Trivia: This episode was a remake of an episode from The Mod Squad ("Cricket" Season 4 episode 2).

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Unidentified Flying Angels - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: During the flight, Kelly gives Britten the OK sign (thumbs up). In the first shot, she uses her right thumb; but, in the next shot she uses her left thumb. (00:30:20)

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Question: Why Is Tanya Robert a former model and not a cop? I've never read any explanation as to why.

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Answer: After going through a number of cast changes that failed to improve the show's slumping ratings, Tanya Roberts' character was added as "street-wise" former model. This was probably an effort to give a different and edgier character dimension to the show.

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