Teen Angel (1989 TV series)

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This article is about 1989 series. For the 1997 sitcom, see Teen Angel (1997 TV series).
Teen Angel
Genre Fantasy serial drama
Created by The Walt Disney Company
Written by Kris Young
Directed by Max Reid
Starring Jason Priestley
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Producer(s) William Shippey
Running time 45–48 minutes
Production company(s) The Disney Channel
Distributor Buena Vista Television
Original release April 24 (1989-04-24) – May 22, 1989 (1989-05-22)
Followed by Teen Angel Returns
Related shows MMC

Teen Angel is an American teen fantasy serial drama series that aired on The Disney Channel. Starring Jason Priestley, the series was first broadcast on The All-New Mickey Mouse Club (MMC) on April 24, 1989, and ended its run on May 22, 1989.


Priestley stars as a 1950s teenage guardian angel named Buzz Gunderson who was killed in a car wreck in 1959. Buzz was given various assignments and tasks he was to complete in order to get into heaven.

Sequel: Teen Angel Returns[edit]

Teen Angel was followed by a sequel series, Teen Angel Returns, also starring Priestley and future Beverly Hills, 90210 co-star Jennie Garth, which aired from October 2 to October 22, 1989.[1][2] Theme for both series was from the recording by Mark Dinning.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Smith, David (1996). Disney A to Z : The Official Encyclopedia. Hyperion Books. p. 656. ISBN 0-7868-8149-6. 
  2. ^ The Disney Channel Magazine, Vol. 7, no. 5, September/October 1989: p. 47.

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