Heaven Help Us (TV series)

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Heaven Help Us
Heaven Help Us title card
Genre Comedy drama
Created by William Blinn
Starring John Schneider
Melinda Clarke
Ricardo Montalbán
Theme music composerKen Harrison
Composer Gary S. Scott
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (list of episodes)
Executive producersWilliam Blinn
Aaron Spelling
E. Duke Vincent
ProducersMark Masouka
Frank Fischer
Camera setupJerry G. Callaway
Running time60 minutes
Production companiesEcho Cove Productions
Spelling Television
Original network Syndication
Original releaseAugust 25 (1994-08-25) 
December 3, 1994 (1994-12-03)

Heaven Help Us is an American fantasy-comedy-drama television series that aired from August 25 until December 3, 1994. It was part of a syndicated package of shows called the Spelling Premiere Network. [1]



Newlywed couple Doug and Lexy Monroe (John Schneider and Melinda Clarke) die in a plane crash and appear in a hotel room where an angel, Mr. Shepard (Ricardo Montalbán), explains that because of a mix-up they have to return to Earth and help people if they wish to earn a place in heaven. [2]



Notable guests


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"A Little Left of Heaven"Noel NosseckWilliam BlinnAugust 25, 1994 (1994-08-25)
The first assignment for Doug and Lexy is to keep Lexy's parents from separating.
2"Upstairs, Upstairs"Victor LoblUnknownSeptember 1, 1994 (1994-09-01)
Doug and Lexy pose as butler and maid in order to help a wealthy family with their communication problems.
3"Lovers Lullaby"Noel NosseckUnknownSeptember 8, 1994 (1994-09-08)
The father-in-law of an aspiring singer tries to destroy his dreams.
4"The Belles Farewell"Victor LoblLawrence H. LevySeptember 15, 1994 (1994-09-15)
Doug and Lexy try to help a college drill team instructor.
5"Beauty and the Least"UnknownUnknownSeptember 22, 1994 (1994-09-22)
The Monroes try to keep a beautiful aerobics instructor from getting killed when she gets involved with a married couple.
6"Stepping Out"Noel NosseckUnknownSeptember 29, 1994 (1994-09-29)
The Monroes help an agoraphobic widow who was a witness to a carjacking.
7"The Last Great Hope" Ray Austin Jodie LewisOctober 6, 1994 (1994-10-06)
The FAA thinks the mechanic who inspected the plane of the newlywed couple, was responsible for the crash. The Monroes help her prove her innocence.
8"Tara's Fight"UnknownUnknownOctober 13, 1994 (1994-10-13)
A tennis star has no social life because of a demanding coach.
9"The Wall" Anson Williams UnknownNovember 5, 1994 (1994-11-05)
The Monroes help a recruit at a police academy.
10"A Match Made in Heaven" Arthur Allan Seidelman Jodie LewisNovember 12, 1994 (1994-11-12)
A couple's inability to have a child threatens their marriage.
11"The Temptress"UnknownUnknownNovember 19, 1994 (1994-11-19)
Doug and Lexy act as marriage counselors in order to help a woman who is being abused by her husband.
12"The Badge"Ray AustinWilliam BlinnNovember 26, 1994 (1994-11-26)
Doug and Lexy act as marriage counselors in order to help a woman who is being abused by her husband.
13"First Comes Love" Roy Campanella II UnknownDecember 3, 1994 (1994-12-03)
The Monroes try to help a children's author with her new stories.

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  2. TV Guide. "Heaven Help Us Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-12.